Action Comics #1031 review

Many times, we’ve seen Superman looked on as a god by people he encounters. Rarely have we had such a fine visual representation of the feeling as on the first page on Action Comics #1031. The composition and execution by artist Daniel Sampere, allied to the hazy colouring effects from Adriano Lucas, sell the idea […]

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Stargirl Spring Break Special #1

It’s hard being a superhero when you’ve homework assignments to hand in. Courtney Whitmore isn’t the first teen heroine to learn this lesson, but it doesn’t mean she’s not feeling the pressure. Happily, while being Stargirl can cause problems, it’s also a release – what better way to express and exorcise frustrations than to blast […]

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Wonder Girl #1 review

Born in Brazil, raised in Boise, Yara Flow is taking her first trip to the land of her birth since she was brought the the US as a tot. On the plane, she’s dreaming. In Rio de Janeiro, Yara’s bus tour is interrupted by a road accident, prompting her to leap into action. The pleasant […]

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The Flash #770 review

It’s 1944 and mystery men the Ray and the Flash have been given a mission by FDR – capture the Spear of Destiny from the Nazis. They’ve not met previously and don’t look set to become best buddies. Things don’t go according to plan, thanks to Hitler’s real secret weapon… but the boys have help […]

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Wonder Woman #772 review

On a quest for a magic key, Diana has allowed herself to be swallowed by Nidhogg, the snake that surrounds the World Tree of Norse mythology. She’s confident she can find the key and get out again, but hasn’t factored in the fact that when it comes to stomach acid, the bile of a mystical […]

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Superman #31 review

On another world. Superman and Superboy face an ancient, undying evil that’s possessing the populace. Clark and Jon decide to tackle the situation on two fronts – Senior will warn the locals to beware the Shadowbreed, while Junior accompanies the local prince to a lab where, he says, he can produce a useful bomb. Of […]

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Crime Syndicate #3 review

Starro the Conqueror is on Earth 3. The alien starfish collective has invaded the minds of metahumans across the planet and only a few remain free to challenge their attacker. Among them are Johnny Quick, Owlman and Superwoman Separated from the regular DC Earth by vibrations, the people of Earth 3 are inclined towards self-interest, […]

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Teen Titans Academy #2 review

It’s an all-action opening as wheelchair-using student Alinta is menaced by mystery person Red X. Flashback to 72 hours earlier and while ‘Mr Cyborg’ is apparently supervising every class at the Roy Harper Academy’s Field Day, ‘Mr Nightwing’ and ‘Ms Starfire’ are chatting after some extracurricular activities. Joining Cyborg, Nightwing shares his worries about one […]

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Action Comics #1030 review

It’s just another day in the Warworld neighbourhood and captive warlords are swearing fealty to its ruler, Mongul. Sidekick Chaytil isn’t impressed. On Earth, Superman’s brief fight with a giant robot provides the Atom and Batman with statistics to argue over. In the Middle East, Jon Kent tells Damian Wayne what’s on his mind. And […]

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Robin #1 review

Robin has flown the nest. Damian Wayne has left Gotham without telling the rest of the Bat-Family. He’s over in Asia, beating up one of the world’s greatest fighters. Damian’s win earns him a boat ride to Lazarus Island, where more martial masters are massing for matches. And his first foe? So why is Damian […]

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