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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Legion of Super-Heroes #10 review

Twenty years ago, DC gave us a mini-series, Legion Worlds, exploring the planets of half a dozen members of the Legion of Super-Heroes. This issue recalls that, as new Legion creators Brian Michael Bendis and Ryan Sook take us on a tour of the 31st century. It’s a chance to develop storylines, characters and relationships, […]

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Hawkman #27 review

It’s the 1940s. Hawkman, Hawkgirl and the rest of the Justice Society of America are battling their arch foes. They’ve tracked down the Injustice Society to their latest hideout in Austria and it’s all-out war. It’s Carter and Shayera, Green Lantern, Wildcat, the Flash and Sandman vs Per Degaton, Vandal Savage, the Gambler, Brain Wave, […]

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Legion of Super-Heroes #8 review

The latest issue of the Brian Michael Bendis/Ryan Sook reboot has the usual amount of the former and very little of the latter. That’s because it’s gimmick time, with Sook and inking partner Wade Von Grawbadger contributing a gorgeous big battle spread, while every other page features the work of a different artist. To make […]

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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 #5 review

The 31st century’s greatest super teens are in a proper pickle, their headquarters stormed by a Science Police squad. They’re there on the orders of United Planets President RJ Brande, which confuses Superboy Jon Kent, as he’s just learned that the Legion of Super-Heroes was her idea in the first place. Happily, Brainiac 5 manages […]

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Legion of Super-Heroes #4 review

It’s the 31st Century, Superboy Jon Kent has joined the Legion of Super-Heroes and it’s time to learn how the team was founded. His guide? The AI known as Computo. First, background on the founders, beginning with Imra Ardeen, a young woman on the moon of Saturn, Titan, where mental powers are the norm. Then, […]

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Legion of Super-Heroes #2 review

Superboy’s first day at ‘future college’ is proving eventful. Legionnaire Ultra Boy has grabbed the legendary trident of Aquaman from Planet Gotham to stop it falling into the hands of either the villainous Mordru, or his own father, a powerful man on the world of Rimbor obsessed with tracking down fabled objects of power. Ultra […]

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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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