Superwoman #13 review

When last we met, Lana Lang had an inkling as to the source of her Superwoman powers. This issue opens with Lana battling against the super-powered Lex Luthor outside Smallville. And it’s not clear who’s on the right side The guy by Lana’s side, Red Sun, is an old schoolmate of hers, Amos Aimes. As […]

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Superwoman #12 review

Lana Lang is determined to learn the fate of Zeke, nephew of her partner John Henry Irons, otherwise the superhero Steel. As Superwoman, she caught up to Zeke’s long-ago abductor, the horror known as Skyhook, but he got away. She’s spent the day at her Daily Star science reporter job, but failed to impress boss […]

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Superwoman #10 review

Lana Lang is fighting… someone. We can see the arms, and readers of Superman past with particularly sharp visual recall might recognise the villain as Skyhook, a monster who stole children from the streets of Metropolis.  Flash back several years and Natasha, niece of Lana’s boyfriend John Henry Irons, gets herself home after her no-good […]

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Superwoman #9 review

After Superman Reborn,  here’s Lana Lang Reborn – the super-powers she recently gained were killing her but at the start of this issue, she’s healthy once more. Spat out of the Kryptonian warsuit that was keeping her alive, covered in cosmic-amniotic fluid, she’s a little dazed.  As she regains her composure, Superman’s all-purpose robot, Kelex, […]

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Constantine #1 review

Well, if there was any doubt that DC’s replacement for Vertigo’s long-running Hellblazer comic was going down a very different path, it’s right there on the cover. Your typical Vertigo cover would be John smoking in a street, with a demon looming in the background. The debut issue of Constantine has its titular hero blasting […]

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Superman 683 review

Behind one of Alex Ross’s constipated elderly Superman covers, here’s the penultimate part of New Krypton and events crank up a gear as the JSA, JLA, Starfire and Steel confront Superman over the small matter of Kandorians murdering Earth policemen and generally stomping carelessly around the planet. Superman tries to evoke the Code of Dibs […]

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Superman 681 review

Part 2 of the New Krypton storyline running through the Superman family of books, kicks off with an attractive Alex Ross cover showing flying Kandorians, marred only by his usual chubby Superman, and a fugly event banner at the top. Not the unknown designer’s greatest moment. Inside, a dull page one – the cliched TV […]

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