Everything old is new again as Batgirl and Supergirl meet for the first time. The occasion is a visit to Project Cadmus, to find a psychic who’s pleading with Kara for help. I like that Babs is as cynical as me about the obviousness of the trap Kara is being dragged into. Actually, ‘cynical’ is […]Read More Batgirl Annual #1 review
A dying Superman wants to say his goodbyes, and ensure his work carries on. So it’s off to Gotham for something of a twofer – tell Batman what’s up, and ask the world’s greatest detective for help in finding Supergirl. He arrives to find Batman in a scrap with a bunch of minor villains and […]Read More Batman/Superman #31 review
Accepting his self-imposed exile, Superman is in the far reaches of space, smashing asteroids. He’s trying to burn the Doomsday virus from his system, but it’s only getting stronger. Back on Earth, Steel and Lana Lang blast off in a spaceship designed by the hammer-holding hero, determined to help their friend. Red Lantern Supergirl has […]Read More Action Comics #33 review
I haven’t got a girlfriend in Canada, but I do have a superhero team – Justice League United. From the maple leaf In the logo, to the final page shot of one of the most striking members, I loved this book. It has everything I want in a JLA series – a rich mix of […]Read More Justice League United #0 review
We knew DC were bringing back the 3D covers this September, but I have to say, now that more details of the annual gimmick ‘celebrating’ 2011’s arrival of the New 52 have landed, I’m left scratching my head. It’s The Now 52. Every series is going to leap ahead to its 52nd issue, showing us […]Read More DC Comics – The Now 52!
OK, it’s not the most contemporary issue, but Adventure Comics #401 was published around the time I began reading American comics, as we British kids called any Marvel or DC books back then. This one I never bought at the time, for 5p; I purchased it today at an Edinburgh comic book show, for £3 […]Read More Retro review – Adventure Comics #401 review
Superboy is dying after being assaulted by supposed Kryptonian H’el. Superman takes him to the Fortress of Solitude where scientific advisors Cyborg and Dr Veritas puzzle over Superboy’s three strands of DNA. They’re breaking down, leading Superman to suppose that his Kryptonian armour might boost Superboy’s healing the way it did his own, years ago. […]Read More Superboy #15 review