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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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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Justice League 3001 #12 review

The Justice League are fighting Eclipso and his Legion of Doom in a desperate bid to take back the universe from Lady Styx. Moments from the excellently choreographed battle alternate with key vignettes showing the relationship between twins Terri and Terry Magnus. We see how, little by little, the League is ditching the dysfunctional to […]

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Justice League 3001 #10 review

Supergirl is angry and taking it out on the lizard creatures she, Fire and Ice have found on the razed planet Bodhi. Fire joins in but Ice counsels caution and compassion – yes, the lizards threw a big rock at the Justice League members, but are they really the enemy?  The answer comes from an […]

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Justice League 3001 #9 review

Justice League 3001 has no future. It’s getting cancelled as DC Rebirth reshapes the DC line. This is rotten news, so let’s concentrate on something nice.  There’s a fresh issue of Justice League 3001! And it’s great.  Galactic dictator Lady Styx has a new lackey. She’s reshaped Cadmus clone co-creator Terry Magnus into a version […]

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Justice League 3001 #8 review

It’s 3001, do you know where your heroes are? Supergirl, Wonder Woman, Ice, Guy Gardner, Fire, the Flash and Batgirl are undercover on Takron Galtas, prison planet and seat of galactic dictator Lady Styx’s empire. Their Justice League teammates having been massacred by her massively powered lackeys, the Scullions, the survivors are keeping their heads […]

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