Doomed #3 review

Star Labs intern Reiser isn’t having a great day. He’s having to dog-sit his aunt’s annoying pooch, still hasn’t got a girlfriend … and has taken to turning into a rampaging, destructive monster after cleaning a lab at the Metropolis research facility. Things improve when fellow apprentice Jayne – who doesn’t know about his transformations […]

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Convergence: Blue Beetle #2

Telos has decreed that Earth 4’s Blue Beetle, Captain Atom and the Question battle the post-Zero Hour Legion of Super-Heroes. The LSH appear over Hub City, a couple of dozen of them compared to the three resident heroes, only one of whom has actual super-powers. Legion leader Cosmic Boy seems ready to talk things out, […]

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Convergence #8 review

Soooo, most comics I look at, I tend to give a précis of events. Here, such an attempt wouldn’t make much sense because, well, the story doesn’t make much sense. It’s a decidedly jumpy journey to a rather happy destination.  But just to give the overall picture, we have the heroes of various DC realities […]

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Secret Origins #2 review

Last month Superman had the cover, this time it’s Batman, next month it’s Wonder … er, Green Lantern. So much for my theory that DC’s traditional Big Three were the opening acts for this origin anthology. Not to worry, the images we are getting are certainly winners, though I’d prefer group shots including the other […]

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Superman #31 review

The Superman Doomed story continues in splendid form this issue, as writer Scott Lobdell bows out as series writer. His biggest dangling plotline is the problem with Lois, currently a secret psychic puppet of Brainiac. Here she messes up efforts to cure Superman of the Doomsday virus by having him leave Lex Luthor’s prison-turned-hero-hospital. An […]

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Superman Doomed #1 review

I was there when Doomsday killed Superman. I was bored. Thump. Bash. Wham.  A lot of splash pages and a lot of bruises and blood. Not a great story – the great story came in between the dull Death of Superman and the rather rubbish Resurrection. It featured the four claimants to the Superman name […]

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