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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Superman #29 review

A small boy, Zee, is playing the DCU version of Pokemon Go. It doesn’t end well.  And he’s just the first. For two weeks, one child goes missing nightly. Superman is trying to help in both his identities.  Elsewhere, Zee has reappeared. But it’s no longer Pokemon he’s hunting.  Later, Superman is doing detective work.  […]

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Justice League of America #7 review

It’s a downtime day for Batman’s Justice League of America. The Caped Crusader is at headquarters checking out the work of weapons maker turned Secret Sanctuary fixer-upper Xenos.  In Manhattan’s Museum of Unnatural History, the Atom, Ryan Choi and Killer Frost, Caitlin Snow, have a lead on a cure for the latter’s need to snatch […]

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Action Comics #976 review

Ever read a comic that goes exactly where you expect it to… and you couldn’t be happier? That’s me and Action Comics #576, which wraps up the Superman Reborn story arc and along with it, the short, rollercoaster lives of the New 52 Superman and Lois Lane.  But they’re not gone – the Lois and Clark […]

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Superman #13 review

When I was a kid, reading passed-down Silver Age comics, you couldn’t get through a Superman Family story without the phrase ‘How ironic (choke)’ turning up at the end. Editor Mort Weisinger was obsessed with unexpected turnabouts – Lois Lane would marry a gorgeous alien who turned out to be allergic to her hairspray and […]

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Superman #9 review

Superman, Superboy and Superdog have been teleported to Dinosaur Island by a Mother Box-alike that began life as Jon’s science project. But it’s gone missing, and after a spot of dino-punching, father, son and four-legged flying friend take a break in a cave.  But there’s someone else in there… It’s Captain Storm, one of the […]

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Superman #8 review

Superman and Son the story arc is over but Superman and Son the adventure continues, as Clark and Jon are transported to Dinosaur Island. Exactly how, they don’t know, it was a quiet enough father and son garden shed bonding session which, when you’re Superman and Son, means you’re in the Fortress of Solitude. Building a mini-UFO […]

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