Teen Titans #10 review

In San Francisco Bay, supervillain Black Manta tries to kill the mother of his son. But if she dies, Lucia isn’t going down easily.  While she’s been living in the heart of the US, she’s from the other-dimensional realm of Xebel, with hard water powers similar to those of its most famous daughter, Mera. The […]

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Wonder Woman #614 review

It’s been the longest storyline in Wonder Woman history, and possibly the worst. Despite bright spots from writer Phil Hester, J Michael Straczynski’s Odyssey has been a mess, trying to ‘fix’ the character not by focusing on what originally made her popular back in the Forties – a mix of  fantasy and reality, a dose of […]

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Wonder Woman #613 review

It’s part 842 of the Odyssey story and the finish line is in sight. In this issue, Diana fights Nemesis, goddess of Exposition. Clad in Diana’s original form – the star-spangled heroine of the regular DC Universe – Nemesis battles the new model we’ve been following for the past year. And finally, readers get answers. […]

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Wonder Woman #612 review

World’s worst gods. That’s what Diana’s had in the last several years. If they’re not trying to kill or rape her, Wonder Woman’s supposed patrons are abandoning her, leaving the playing field at the first sign of a challenge. It’s happened again, we learn this month, as the Olympians stand revealed as the shadowy figures […]

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Wonder Woman #610 review

Diana wakes up in a hospital bed, meets Dr Etta Candy, Nurse Diana Prince, Dr Steve Trevor and Mrs Mavis Infodump. Actually, it’s Myra Clotho, but it might as well be Mrs Mavis Infodump, as she tells Diana in tremendous detail that the life she’s living is indeed a pretence. Diana’s greatest enemy has changed […]

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Wonder Woman #609 review

‘Every era somehow finds a way to create you.’ So says Dr Psycho to Diana in a spot of meta-commentary after showing her a series of lives which, he claims, she once lived. We see Diana as the blind leader of a city of outcasts, a pirate queen, an African princess; life after life until […]

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Wonder Woman #608 review

It’s looking bad for Diana as the Odyssey storyline resumes. The Amazons in their townhouse temple have been slaughtered, and the killers have her in their sights. After seeing off her remaining sisters, Artemis, Cheetah and Giganta pile on the Amazon princess. Mid-battle, the Oracles from the early part of J Michael Straczynski’s arc appear […]

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