World of Krypton #6 review

The end is nigh. With energy and food in ever more short supply as their world rumbles towards destruction, the people of Kryptonopolis are rioting. Security leader Zod’s teams are responding with deadly force. And, caught in the middle, are Zor-El, Alura and their daughter Kara. The security troopers are brutal with the panicking citizens […]

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World of Krypton #3 review

The clock for the last days of Krypton continues to count down in the third issue of this mini-series, with a number of vignettes enriching the world as it takes the story forward. First, we meet a curious young lady. Her would-be teacher, Catar-Ol, is impressed, and discusses Kara’s possible paths with her mother, Alura […]

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World of Krypton #2 review

After an assassination attempt on Jor-El, Zor-El and baby Kara Zor-El, black sheep of the family Kru-El is put on trial. New Head of Planetary Security Dru-Zod – he won the role by saving the Els – wants to come down heavy on Kru, who hoped to wipe out his cousins so he’d be head […]

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World of Krypton #1 review

On the world of Krypton, a scientist is shocked by what she finds in the valley below the Jewel Mountains. Three weeks later, the extended El family gather to welcome their latest member. While pushy entrepreneur Kru-El isn’t exactly embraced by Jor and Zor… … they’re thrilled to see their friend Dru-Zod is there. He […]

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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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Action Comics #1029 review

Superman and Superboy are above the earth again, battling space shrimps. They’ve seen them off once, but Jon’s time spent in the 31st century has told him his father dies as a result of their encounter with the beasties. The unwelcome visitors have arrived via an inter-dimensional rift, with the supposedly friendly scientists of Star […]

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Young Justice #18 review

We open with Spoiler, Steph Brown, and Drake… er, Tim Drake, having a good old teenage snog. Slurrrrrp. And while these two sweethearts do like a bit of affection, the moment isn’t part of this issue’s narrative – it’s a cute bit of scene-setting, homaging the romance comics of old, complete with whimsical lettering from […]

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Young Justice #14 review

It’s a wet Wednesday morning in Scotland, I’ve work in an hour, coronavirus has everyone in a panic and I need some fun. And goodness me, Young Justice #14 delivers. Another recap page that’s as good looking as it is useful is followed by the gathering of the team. Make that the new team, sub-team, […]

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