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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Legion of Super-Heroes #12 review

FIGHT! That sums up this conclusion to the first year’s worth of the new Legion of Super-Heroes – most of the extra-entertaining issue is a big fight as the United Planets’ teen team defends New Krypton from Mordru and Rogol Zaar. After a gorgeous cover executed in colour by Ryan Sook, the issue opens with […]

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Action Comics #1024 review

Good as symbolic cover images can be, I do like it when a book shows a moment from the story. And that’s what John Romita Jr, Klaus Janson and Brad Anderson’s shot here is, a beat from Brian Michael Bendis’ current serial. Unfortunately, it’s one from last issue… meanwhile, the cover copy seems to relate […]

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Legion of Super-Heroes #7 review

The Legion of Super-Heroes are an impulsive bunch. Having survived the threat of the Horraz and restored Earth’s water with a magic trident, they crash a meeting of the United Planets Council to, well, apologise for being so darned impulsive. Team leader Cosmic Boy makes an impassioned speech, but it’s not his words that calm […]

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Legion of Super-Heroes #6 review

In which all heck breaks loose. Seriously, this issue starts with the evacuation of New Earth and only gets bigger. The inciting incident is the nearness of unfriendly extraterrestrials the Horraz. Active Legionnaires are split between helping the people get to safety via teleport rigs, and defending against the oncoming aliens. The big fight sees […]

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Legion of Super-Heroes #1 review

It’s Jon Kent’s first day in the 31st century with the Legion of Super-Heroes and he’s having his mind blown.  Across the galaxy, things have kicked off on Planet Gotham.  And soon, Legion headquarters has some very unwelcome visitors… Yes, that’s probably the most sparse issue recap I’ve ever done, but it’s been six years […]

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Superman #4 review

Earth has been sent into the hell dimension known as the Phantom Zone. As the changed atmosphere kills people, Superman faces the ragtag army of alien criminals gathered by Rogol Zaar, the man who claims to have murdered the amazing world of Krypton. Jax-Ur, whose illegal scientific experiments exploded an inhabited moon of Krypton, is […]

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