Action Comics #974 review

Superman has zoomed to his Arctic Fortress of Solitude In a desperate bid to save Lana Lang, who’s been brought to him by her boyfriend Steel. Major domo robot Kelex examines the self-styled Superwoman and can’t figure out what the Kryptonian energies she inherited from this world’s younger Superman when he died are doing to […]

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Action Comics #972 review

It’s Superman and Luthor’s last stand, but it’s not against one another – they’re united against L’Call and Zade. The alien powerhouses want to execute Lex for crimes they believe he’ll commit. Superman has crossed light years because he won’t condemn a man in the belief millions of lives will be saved – he knows the […]

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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 #964 review

Clark Kent has high cholesterol. Who knew? That’s the cutest surprise this issue. Well, you’d expect Superman to be burning off the fat like nobody’s business.  Then again, this Clark Kent isn’t Superman. Kryptonian tech and a psychic globe prove it as the pre-Flashpoint Superman, who’s taken over for the recently deceased New 52 version, […]

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Action Comics #962 review

And just as it risks going on too long, Superman’s battle against Doomsday concludes. After several issues of back and forth, with Superman perturbed to find this Doomsday can think strategically, I was beginning to wonder how things would end. But end they do, as Superman lures the monster to his Fortress of Solitude. For […]

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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 #958 review

We’ve had a lot of Doomsday over the last few years, and he’s long since worn out his welcome. So having him show up at the end of the last issue’s Action Comics had me nervy. He’s a big old monster who exists only to bash people to death – not very interesting, and I’d […]

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