Batman: Gotham Nights #22 review

As we all know, Santa can be everywhere at once, meaning all the world’s children get their presents on Christmas morning. Batman could do with the same ability when a toy coveted by all Gotham’s children turns deadly. Meet Benny, ‘The Hot Toy This Christmas’. The obvious thing to do is warn the citizens, get […]

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Superman: Man of Tomorrow #19 review

Superman and Batman are alone in the Justice League watchtower, having a post-battle debrief. The Man of Steel is disappointed by Batman’s tendency to go it alone mid-mission. The conversation is nipped in the bud as a group of evil Batmen and Supermen emerge from the multiverse… the ‘World’s Vilest’. With Batman and Superman at […]

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Detective Comics #1027 review

This is a big comic – 144 pages – but it’s a big occasion, one thousand issues since Batman debuted in 1939’s Detective Comics #27. The Gotham Guardian’s not starred in every one since then, having stepped aside for Batwoman to take centre stage at one point, but the shadow of the Bat has always […]

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Suicide Squad #6 review

Fight scene choreography is something I have trouble with; either a lot of artists are less than excellent at it or, more likely, I’m terrible at parsing the visuals. If that’s the problem, Bruno Redondo is the solution. That is stunning artwork. There isn’t a panel in which I don’t know what’s going on. There’s […]

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Retro review: Super Friends #6

I don’t think the original Super Friends ever appeared on British screens. The first time I came across them, other than in DC Comics house ads for Saturday morning TV, was in the comic’s seventh issue, apparently the first distributed widely here, when Zan and Jayna arrived. This issue, though, it’s Wendy and Marvin who […]

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Event Leviathan #6 review

In September, as the finger of suspicion turned towards Kate Spencer, I wondered if Leviathan was Mark Shaw, one of the heroes to carry the name ‘Manhunter’ before her. Last month, it really seemed as if he was Leviathan, but I suspected we’d get a final twist This finale reveals that Leviathan is, in fact… […]

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Action Comics #1015 review

There’s a new kid in town. Naomi, fresh from the pages of her debut mini-series, comes looking for Superman. And she’s not wasted a moment…this is the day she discovered she has powers. This is the day she finds she can fly. And this is the day she makes a friend. Two, actually… As it […]

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