Detective Comics #1050 review

I bought this ‘Landmark 1050th issue for the World’s Finest preview, which is just as well, as the rest of the issue wasn’t my cup of tea. If you’re going to use anniversary status – even a weird one no one’s ever heard of – to bring in new readers, the trick is to be […]

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Fantastic Four #35 review

I love a good anniversary issue. Anyway, Fantastic Four #35 – ‘legacy number’ #680 – came out this week, later than planned. Which is ironic, as a tale featuring time travelling villain Kang the Conqueror should always make the deadline. Written to mark the 60th anniversary of Fantastic Four #1, it involves a competition organised […]

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Fantastic 4: Antithesis #1 review

‘A new story from a classic era’ is how Marvel describes this four-issue mini-series and based on the first instalment, this could prove a classic itself. So far as meeting the criteria of the quote goes, ‘new’ it most certainly is, and as for ‘classic era’, that’s fair – the costumes and presence of toddler […]

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Avengers: No Road Home #2 review

The Gods of Olympus are dead. The reborn Mother of Night, Nyx, came for for revenge on Zeus, who imprisoned her aeons ago. The newest Avenger, Voyager, has gathered together a team of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes – Vision, Scarlet Witch, Spectrum, Hulk, Hercules and Hawkeye. Guardian of the Galaxy member Rocket Racoon, who happened to […]

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