Suicide Squad Rebirth #1 review

Amanda Waller has a problem – President Barack Obama has found out about the existence of Task Force X and he’s not pleased.  Amanda Waller has a very persuasive manner. She convinces Obama there should be a murderous, lunatic black ops team serving a world that can’t know of its existence … all it really […]

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Starfire #1 review

Starfire, princess of Tamaran, is trying to make a new life on Earth. She decides Key West in Florida could prove a suitable home, and asks local sheriff Stella for help. Starfire’s not well known in today’s DC Universe, so the law officer needs some convincing, but flight and a blazing hair trail do the […]

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The Green Team #1 review

In an abandoned Manhattan warehouse, the world’s richest teens gather. They’re at a ‘poxpo’ – a pop-up expo – at which inventors with lunatic, potentially great ideas show them off. And if they impress organiser Commodore Murphy, they’ll get the money to develop the products into a marketable state – and perhaps seriously rich. But […]

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Age of Ultron #1 review

It’s Marvel Now! Possibly. It may be Marvel A Few Months Hence, it may be Marvel Now, But Changed. Whatever the case, the New York this story is set in is a scary place, encased in a metal shell and crushed by robotic rule. The millions of regular folk seem to have mostly gone, with […]

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Phantom Lady #1 review

Years ago, in Metropolis’ Suicide Slum, crusading reporter Harry Knight and his wife were executed by a mob boss. Today their daughter Jennifer fights crime as the superheroine Phantom Lady, armed with a black light ray which can cause dense fog, manifest hard light objects and extend to form a ‘shadow slide’. Flash back six […]

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Ame-Comi 1: Wonder Woman #1 review

A comic strip centred on DC heroines as interpreted for manga-style statues? Now there’s an off the wall idea. But here’s a terrific digital first comic. Writers Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray reinterpret the classic tale of the Amazon Princess who wants to grow beyond the restrictions placed upon her by her mother, and gets […]

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Supergirl #8 review

It’s been one fight after another since Supergirl arrived on Earth, but this issue she gets some time to breathe, to relax. Not much, and she first has to evade the military who confuse her with the Warkillers she fought last month, but still, any downtime is good. And it’s downtime in the company of […]

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