Superman # 28 review

The Kent family conclude their Independence Day trip around US heritage sites, giving and learning lessons and, finally, attempting to help a very patriotic family.  Specifically, they’re in Washington DC, starting with a trip to the Capitol Building, where the value of protests is noted.  Then it’s a visit to the Second World War Memorial, for […]

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Superman #27 review

Back in the Seventies a sequence in DC’s Shazam comic had Billy Batson and Uncle Dudley travel the US in a motor home. Along the way they gave the readers history lessons. Sounds corny? It was, a little; it was also wonderful, as DC threw in a little book learning alongside the superheroics. And you […]

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Superman #25 review

This is the big one. It’s the 25th issue extravaganza that ties up two years worth of plotlines. We’ve already had some questions answered: Why is Hamilton such a weird town? What was causing monsters to appear at the local swamp? And what was so special about Bessie the Cow’s milk? This issue we get […]

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Superman #24 review

Some time ago, in space, an extraterrestrial war is in progress. Can one man make a difference? When it’s the massively powerful telepath Manchester Black, certainly.  In the present day, the alien refugees of Hamilton County argue among themselves.  Clark, meanwhile, visits injured wife Lois in hospital, but she’d rather he were elsewhere.  Superman finds […]

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Superman #23 review

As a curious, angry Lois is telekinetically kept at bay by neighbour turned antagonist Cobb Branden, Superman examines the prison tubes containing Batman, Robin, Frankenstein and more. Lois assumes, reasonably, that Cobb is a villain, but he disagrees.  Lois fights back with her Bat-gauntlet, angering Cobb and bringing a very angry Superman to the scene, […]

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Superman #22 review

Lois Kent is worried. Husband Clark, son Jon and family friends Bruce and Damian have gone missing. And whatever can stop Superman, Superboy, Batman and Robin returning begs to be investigated. Luckily, Lois Kent is also Lois Lane, one of the world’s top investigative reporters.  Outside her home, the tree often occupied by Jon and […]

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