Action Comics #50 review

The cover tells you where this issue is going – back to a fully powered Superman, clad in red and blue and ready for anything. Knowing the destination doesn’t spoil the ride, though, as drivers Greg Pak and Aaron Kuder deliver the best issue of Action Comics in months.   We’re in disaster movie mode. […]

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Green Lantern #50 review

Here comes Mr Jordan. And Mr Jordan. It’s Hal Jordan vs Hal Jordan. Green Lantern against Parallax. The former, wielder of a gauntlet of power containing the energy of a dozen Oan rings. The latter, living conduit of 3600 of the trinkets.  So of course, Gauntlet Hal wins.  Let’s backtrack. Parallax is the Hal of […]

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Aquaman #49 review

Remember fun, Arthur asks Mera?  I do, and it’s back with Aquaman #49, the first issue written by Dan Abnett. The story alternates scenes of Arthur and Mera talking about their future, with rather unnerving vignettes across the US.   The conversation is split over a few days, beginning with the couple enjoying a breather […]

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Batman/Superman #26 review

Superman knows Vandal Savage has something to do with the conspiracy that’s seen him depowered. He’s been beaten up by the immortal villain and reluctantly accepted a helping hand from Batgirl. As this issue begins, she’s brought in more assistance – from fellow Gothamites Dick Grayson and Red Hood. The mission? To save a small […]

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Batman/Superman #22 review

Superman is in Gotham on the trail of tech that could kill him. New Batman Jim Gordon wants to arrest the newly outed Clark Kent, insisting that he can’t be trusted. Lucius Fox’s energy research lab has been targeted by tech raiders. And an old enemy of Superman shows up to scratch a grudge.  And […]

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Batman/Superman #21 review

It’s not the best time for Superman to have been outed to the world by Lois Lane. Bad guys want a piece of him, but his power levels are right down. He’s surviving frequent attacks by guys with weird energy weapons, but getting worn down. He assumes Lex Luthor is behind his troubles, but the […]

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Action Comics #35 review

It’s two months since Superman defeated Brainiac in the far reaches of space, pushing him into a black hole. He’s spent the time since flying back to Earth, the Doomsday virus vanishing as a beard appears. It’s not a happy return as a Waynetech satellite on the outskirts of the atmosphere blasts him with a […]

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