Bodies #1 review

Four detectives. Four time periods. Four bodies.Or is it only one body, appearing at different points in the same London street – 1890, 1940, 2014 and 2050? That’s the high concept in Si Spencer’s new Vertigo series, but it’s not the only reason to check it out. Each vignette features authentic dialogue that will delight […]

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Men of War #1 review

I was going to open this review with the qualifier that I’m not a big fan of war comics, not having read any regularly since DC’s last entries in the genre were cancelled two decades ago. Then I remembered that there haven’t really been many mainstream war comics since then. I know there have been […]

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Valkyrie #1 review

If DC’s Donna Troy is the poster child for convoluted histories, she has a counterpart at Marvel in Valkyrie. The role of Norse handmaiden Brunnhilde has been borrowed or stolen by the villainous Enchantress, spoilt rich girl Samantha Parrington and tortured soul Barbara Norris. Wikipedia mentions another alter ego, Sian Bowen, of whom I’ve no memory, […]

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The Brave and the Bold 17 review

The last time story I read by Marv Wolfman which featured Supergirl saw him kill her off. Here, the current Kara Zor-El doesn’t perish, but goodness, it’s a painful read. Current Kara (moody cow) turns to remade Raven (happy Goth) for help with her tumultuous emotions. She’s sleeping badly because she’s flashing back to daddy […]

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