Wonder Woman #25 review

How many reviews of Wonder Woman have I begun now with, ‘I’m going to give Wonder Woman another try?’  Well, it’s anniversary time, the alternating Lies and Truth stories are over and it’s the end of Greg Rucka’s run… how could this issue not be interesting? It gets off to a terrific start with Diana […]

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Blue Beetle #4 review

It’s the origin of the Blue Beetle. Again. Jaime Reyes debuted in 2006 and came into possession of an alien scarab – and vice versa – when he stumbled across it in a back lot. In 2011, after the Flashpoint event, Jaime found the power-giving parasite in a backpack. Now, in the DC Rebirth era, […]

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Midnighter and Apollo #3 review

Apollo is trapped in Hell but Midnighter plans to bring him back. He hasn’t got a handbasket but he does have a candle empowered by Lord of Lies Neron, which can take him there.  Speaking of whom, Neron is playing a game with Apollo, determined to convince him that while he presents himself as a […]

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Blue Beetle #1 review

Blue Beetle Jaime Reyes is having recurring nightmares. He’s in Egypt and Dr Fate is fighting a giant Blue Beetle. What could it mean? Pal Brenda isn’t much use, she’s too busy thinking of her next snarky line.  Their chum Paco, meanwhile, is interested in Career Day at school, and who should be a guest […]

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Blue Beetle: Rebirth #1 review

It’s a typical day in El Paso, Texas. Teenager Jaime Reyes has said goodbye to his family and is walking to school with bickering pals Brenda and Paco when scientist Ted Kord calls him and says super-villains have attacked the local coffee house. Bad guys Rack and Ruin don’t want to hurt anyone, particularly, but […]

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Wonder Woman #4 review

Steve Trevor and his Air Force colleagues have crashed on Paradise Island. Trevor is the only survivor and while he recovers, the Council of Themyscira discuss what the brush against Man’s World could mean, and what to do.  Is it the will of the Amazons’ patrons or the first act by enemy gods? Queen Hippolyta […]

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Gods of War #2 review

The last time I reviewed an issue of Hercules I assumed it was the final number, but no, writer Dan Abnett was allowed to continue his story almost immediately in this renamed mini-series. So I was made an ass, but I couldn’t be happier and heck, man to donkey is a very Classical transformation and […]

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