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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Trinity #1 review

Here’s a simple tale. Realising she, husband Clark and son Jon need friends in their new life, Lois Lane has invited Wonder Woman and Batman to dinner. Here’s a complex tale. Two heroes who watched their Superman die have a chance to get to know his counterpart from another world.  Being a good guest, Diana […]

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Grayson Annual #2 review

Several years ago, Batman and Robin are trying to stem a rampage by the hulking Blockbuster. The creature is nigh unstoppable but they have a secret weapon – Superman.  Today, original Robin Dick Grayson is preparing to leave Gotham after a failed attempt to quit dodgy espionage organisation Spyral. He’s decided to have ‘one last […]

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Bizarro #1 review

It’s Bizarro No1 in Bizarro #1. Except behind the witty cover is ‘America: Part 6’. Which is rather perfect… Bizarro is a backwards-thinking being, so this is a backwards-thinking book.  Except it’s forward thinking in that it’s emblematic of the new DC, in which story trumps continuity; this isn’t Bizarro the tragic clone seen in […]

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Action Comics #41 review

It’s appropriate that Action Comics is the first book I read from the DC You promotion – it’s DC’s oldest surviving title, starring their most famous character.  But Superman is a little different these days. Gone is the blue union suit, replaced by a jeans and tee shirt ensemble. It’s reminiscent of the look seen […]

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