Superman #31 review

This isn’t the originally solicited issue, it’s a fill-in. I rather like fill-ins. They give the regular creative team a break and the reader a chance to see someone else’s take on a series. Sometimes we get a story with the title character to the side, as here – Superman #31 is basically a team-up […]

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Superman #30 review

Possessed by Parallax, Superman is confronted by Sinestro. Once partners, the leader of the Yellow Lanterns and the fear creature battle it out for Superman’s soul.  The Green Lantern-turned-villain, though, has back-up. Transported to the world of Qward by the lightning bolts of its warrior Weaponers, Superman is trussed up by Sinestro. He wants to […]

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Action Comics #969 review

Self-styled Superman Lex Luthor has been kidnapped by two alien beings. L’Call and Zade believe he’s destined to become the next Darkseid if he’s not killed. And yet they’ve not murdered him, they’ve transported him across the cosmos to the world of Nideesi, where a court of Remnants – survivors of galactic genocide – will […]

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Action Comics #968 review

The original Man of Steel is trapped in an all-out brawl with the alien Zade after the mysterious Clark Kent activated the signal watch he gave him. Self-proclaimed Superman Lex Luthor, meanwhile, is having problems of his own.  That’s the Godslayer, who’s out to off Lex not because he is a god, but because he’s predicted […]

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Action Comics #960 review

It’s the battle of Metropolis, Superman and Lex Luthor vs Doomsday. Upstate. Lois, with son Jon at her side, watches Clark emerge from the site of an explosion to resume his fight with the unstoppable monster. Wonder Woman appears, joins the battle and meets the man claiming to be Clark Kent. She, reasonably, assumes he’s […]

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Action Comics #24 review

The Psi War storyline began in the Superman series a few months back and it’s now spilled over into Action Comics. Duelling mentalists Hector Hammond and the Hive Queen have been taken down by a new player, the Psycho Pirate. Hector is unconscious but as for the Queen, she’s exploded into ‘psionic goo’. Meanwhile, Lois […]

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Action Comics #23 review

Superman teams up with cosmic knights the Pax Galactica to battle the devourer of worlds, Lexus. The heroes have to learn to trust one another after Superman’s run-in last time with one of the Pax pack, Straith. With Lexus defeated, the knights – Straith, Ordling, Seamus and leader Lourdes – name Superman their ‘undisputed ruler’. […]

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