The Vision #12 review

Virginia is making a confession. She can’t live with keeping the truth behind the catastrophic events, the horrible happenstances that have hit her family and community, a secret any longer. She uploads her version of events for the Washington police and waits for her husband, the Vision, to arrive home.  It’s the end of the […]

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The Vision #5 review

I’m  It’s dinner time and The Vision receives a knock on the door from the police department. They want to talk to him in connection with the killing of a schoolmate of son Vin.  If the Vision knows wife Virginia is responsible for Chris Kinzky’s death, he’s in deep denial. Either way, he answers the […]

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Ant-Man #1 review

I’m Wally West. I’m the Flash… It worked 20 years ago and it works today, the first person superhero comic narration. And given that Wally West isn’t around right now – well, not the real guy – I’m happy to see Scott Lang aka Ant-Man borrow the schtick. Especially when it’s Scott Lang as written […]

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Loki, Agent of Asgard #1 review

When you’re the god of mischief, it helps to be all things to all men and that’s what Loki pulls off in this debut. Most obviously, there’s movie Loki, the Tom Hiddleston-type who melts legions of female hearts. There’s Journey into Mystery Loki, acutely aware of the power Story holds over the Norse gods. And […]

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Action Comics #14 review

I’ve heard complaints that Grant Morrison isn’t imbuing Action Comics with the same sense of wonder that pervaded his All-Star Superman run. As if to answer those critics, ‘Superman’s Mission To Mars’ opens with a sequence showing just how awesome the Man of Steel is – without actually showing him. There’s real grandeur as super-hearing, […]

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Action Comics #13 review

Linus was right. The Great Pumpkin does bring wonderful gifts at Hallowe’en. What else could explain the best issue of Action Comics this year showing up in October? ‘The Ghost in the Fortress of Solitude’ is presented as a fable for a dark, autumn night, with an omniscient narrator telling us what happened on October […]

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Superman #2 review

Superman is getting slapped about by a monster that’s invisible to his senses, but a comment from Lois Lane tells him how to get into the fight. Defeated, the creature dissolves, but not without muttering one word in an unearthly language – ‘Rosebud’. Oh all right, it was ‘Krypton’, and yes, pretty much the same […]

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