Action Comics #987 review

This is the one you’ve been waiting for! It’s an old comic book cover line, usually sheer hype. This, though, is the one we’ve been waiting for, the beginning of the storyline unveiling the identity of Mr Oz. The mysterious manipulator who’s been behind the scenes since DC Rebirth began stands revealed this issue.  Yes, […]

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Action Comics #986 review

When last we met Superman and Lex Luthor, the latter was in position to kill the former, his mind taken over by the hi-tech head bugs of The Machinist. As a regular human, Lex is no physical threat to Superman, but in the Apokoliptian battle armour he’s been sporting while, seemingly, inspired by Superman towards […]

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Superman #29 review

A small boy, Zee, is playing the DCU version of Pokemon Go. It doesn’t end well.  And he’s just the first. For two weeks, one child goes missing nightly. Superman is trying to help in both his identities.  Elsewhere, Zee has reappeared. But it’s no longer Pokemon he’s hunting.  Later, Superman is doing detective work.  […]

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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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Action Comics #984 review

The big question for me last issue was ‘Where’s Krypto?’ Having accompanied Lois, Jon and Clark to the Fortress of Solitude in the previous chapter of Revenge, he was neither seen nor addressed. It had to be a story point, right? Wrong. As this issue opens, Krypto is by Lois’ side, and has apparently never […]

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Super Sons #6 review

Damian Wayne is a busy kid. If he’s not out with (don’t call him) his best pal Jon Kent, he’s annoying his Teen Titans team. He gets to do both this issue. First, it’s patrol with Superboy or, as Robin calls it, training. We see their different approaches to life.  Then, when the Teen Titans […]

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Action Comics #982 review

Blinded by Phantom Zone energy, Superman has retreated to his Fortress of Solitude for tests, and with a slew of his greatest enemies on the loose, he’s taken Lois and Jon there for protection.  It’s a sensible plan – his Arctic retreat houses some of the best defensive measures on the planet, where better to […]

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