Action Comics #984 review

The big question for me last issue was ‘Where’s Krypto?’ Having accompanied Lois, Jon and Clark to the Fortress of Solitude in the previous chapter of Revenge, he was neither seen nor addressed. It had to be a story point, right? Wrong. As this issue opens, Krypto is by Lois’ side, and has apparently never […]

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Action Comics #983 review

It’s the Superman Revenge Squad vs the Superman Family. Well, not the entire clan, as Lois and Jon are being squired to safety – hopefully – by Fortress of Solitude robot Kelex. It’s not just a matter of them being collateral damage, Superman is terrified as to what the Squad’s Zod would do were he […]

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Action Comics #982 review

Blinded by Phantom Zone energy, Superman has retreated to his Fortress of Solitude for tests, and with a slew of his greatest enemies on the loose, he’s taken Lois and Jon there for protection.  It’s a sensible plan – his Arctic retreat houses some of the best defensive measures on the planet, where better to […]

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The Flash #21 review

The Reverse-Flash, Professor Zoom, is dead. Batman, savagely beaten by him, is recovering. And the Fastest CSI Alive is on the case.  Finding his own energy signature all over Zoom’s corpse, Barry fears that perhaps he’s Zoom’s killer, at some point yet to come.  In Bruce Wayne’s bedroom, the heroes discuss Zoom’s claim, before he […]

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Batman #21 review

This is the one we’ve been waiting for – it’s the return of the Samuroids!  Not seen since, I think, 2008, the Silver Age Flash villains are back and on amazing form. It takes Barry Allen at least a minute to defeat the katana-crazy robots. Meanwhile, back at the Batcave, Batman is flipping … flipping the […]

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Batman #13 review

After several issues, we finally get to see the makeshift Suicide Squad in action as Punch & Jewelee, the Ventriloquist and Bronze Tiger bid to help Batman out of a tough situation. The Caped Crusader is slumped before Bane, the criminal’s ally Psycho Pirate and the traitorous Catwoman. At the start of the issue, married […]

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Batman #12 review

Batman is fighting his way across Bane’s Santa Prisca stronghold. Dozens of thugs stand in his way but he’s determined to snatch Psycho Pirate from him and take him back to the US. He wants the mind-mangling villain to restore the sanity he stole from troubled young heroine Gotham Girl.  That’s what’s happening in the pictures. […]

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