Legion of Super-Heroes #12 review

FIGHT! That sums up this conclusion to the first year’s worth of the new Legion of Super-Heroes – most of the extra-entertaining issue is a big fight as the United Planets’ teen team defends New Krypton from Mordru and Rogol Zaar. After a gorgeous cover executed in colour by Ryan Sook, the issue opens with […]

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Action Comics #1028 review

It’s the aftermath of the Super-Family’s war with the Invisible Mafia. They won. There’s time for everyone to breathe, reflect on recent events. Such as the news that Jimmy Olsen is the new owner of the Daily Planet. At the Hall of Justice, super-scientists have been working up the results of their studies into super-clone […]

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Superman #28 review

Superman has followed the Synmar Utopica to his homeworld. The stranger wants the Man of Steel there because… … I really have no idea. It’s four months since the world of Synmar was introduced, a planet whose people are the Synmar, and whose champion is the aforementioned Synmar Utopica. The people jabber on in oddly […]

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Action Comics #1027 review

Cloudbusting. A 1987 song by Kate Bush Red Cloudbusting. This. Oh, well done, Superman Family. Sorry, House of Kent. That’s what we’re calling Superman, Supergirl, Superboy, Superboy and, er, Brainiac 5 in 2020. The name doesn’t matter, though, it’s just great to see that uppity Red Cloud, aka Daily Planet reporter Robinson Goode, taken down. […]

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Legion of Super-Heroes #11 review

It’s beginning to feel a lot like Legion… Earlier this week I was chatting on Twitter to other longtime Legion fans, saying that while I’m enjoying the latest Legion of Super-Heroes series, the team has rebooted so many times that I no longer think of any Legion beyond the original and Zero Hour versions as […]

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Superman #27 review

In the Phantom Zone, Superman faces an unknown foe. The extraterrestrial appeared in Metropolis and attacked, putting thousands of lives at risk. With the aid of Fortress of Solitude major domo Kelex, the Man of Steel moved the battle to the other-dimensional prison. Of course, you’re rarely alone in the zone. Punching Xa-Du gives Superman […]

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Young Justice #20 review

It’s their final issue so what better time for the teenage superheroes of the Young Justice league to choose a new headquarters? Make that ‘an old headquarters’. It’s the Secret Sanctuary of the original Justice League of America; also, the HQ of Young Justice a multiversal reboot or two ago (as well as the Doom […]

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Legion of Super-Heroes #10 review

Twenty years ago, DC gave us a mini-series, Legion Worlds, exploring the planets of half a dozen members of the Legion of Super-Heroes. This issue recalls that, as new Legion creators Brian Michael Bendis and Ryan Sook take us on a tour of the 31st century. It’s a chance to develop storylines, characters and relationships, […]

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