The Flash #771 review

Well, that’s a gloomy cover from illustrator Brandon Peterson and colourist Michael Atiyeh, taking us back to the horror that was the Heroes in Crisis mini-series. Happily, the issue itself is a thoroughly jolly affair, as Wally West, at the mercy of the Speed Force, continues bouncing into the bodies of speedsters across time and […]

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Shazam! #14 review

BECAUSE NO ONE DEMANDED IT! He’s back. Superboy Prime, Last Son of an Earth long vanished from the multiverse, back to ruin another story. This current Shazam! series may not feature my favourite take on the Marvel Family, but it’s had its moments. Here, though, as he ends his lengthy story, writer Geoff Johns falls […]

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The Flash #759 review

Professor Zoom is up to his old tricks. He’s taken over the body of Barry Allen because he wants to be The Flash. So after running around doing good deeds, he seeks out the recently-returned-to-reality Bart Allen. After a warm-up race, Zoom-Flash tracks down three of the Rogues he’s been working with; he’d told Golden […]

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Wonder Woman: Agent of Peace #5

Diana is asked by the FBI to prevent an assassination at a conference, and her magic lasso persuades the broker behind it to reveal who’s going to be taking aim… … Deadshot! His years with the Suicide Squad mean Floyd Lawton is used to fighting more powerful people and he manages to get away from […]

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The Flash #750 review

Action Comics #1000, Detective Comics #1000, Wonder Woman #750… all recent 80-page giant celebrations courtesy of the marvel that is comic book maths. Now it’s the Flash’s turn and at last, an issue I can heartily recommend – six stories ranging from decent to superb, gorgeous pin-ups and, running though it all, a love for […]

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The Flash #68 review

‘Happiness, happiness, the greatest gift that I possess’ So sang the late, great British comedian Ken Dodd. It’s not a sentiment Barry Allen agrees with when old foe The Trickster pulls off his latest trick – using a machine connected to the mysterious Sage Force to make most everyone in Central City feel like it’s […]

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The Flash #51 review

After spending the last several issues dealing with the news that the children he’d forgotten he even had are out there in the multiverse somewhere, Wally West has gone running. Running around the world, searching for Irey and Jai. But only around the world – his recent battle with Hunter Zoloman saw him and Barry […]

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