Superman: Son of Kal-El #6 review

A rare medical condition afflicts some people with ‘face blindness’, an inability to recognise folk from one meeting to the next. This might explain why Lois Lane couldn’t connect the dots between Clark Kent and Superman when he took his glasses off and changed clothes. It turns out things are worse than that for Lois… […]

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Nightwing #81 review

It seems rude, I try not to, but I can’t help it. Usually, when reading a new comic, I find myself stopping to make notes. A word here, a sentence there, just in case I decide to give it a shout-out here. Not with the new Nightwing. Since writer Tom Taylor, illustrator Bruno Redondo and […]

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Event Leviathan #3 review

In Superman’s Fortress of Solitude, the self-proclaimed ‘world’s greatest detectives’ gather to solve the mystery of Leviathan, the shadowy figure who’s been taking down the planet’s most powerful security and criminal organisations. Some time earlier, Jason Todd, the anti-hero known as the Red Hood, is leaping off a city roof, chased by those same superheroes […]

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Detective Comics #1003 review

‘Atomic batteries to power and gyro-sphere to ignition.’ Now there’s a line that will resonate with longtime fans, updating the Batman TV series’s dialogue signalling the Batmobile was about to hit the road. Mind, it’s not a car Batman and Robin are taking for a spin, it’s a new version of the Bat-Gyro, that Golden […]

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Adventures of the Super Sons #1 review

‘The boys are back in town’ proclaims Dan Mora’s scrappily energetic cover, and DC isn’t kidding. Damian Wayne and Jon Kent return to publication after the editorially driven cancellation of their regular series and are more fun than ever. From the slightly meta opening… … to the electrifying final page, writer Peter J Tomasi and […]

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