09th Sep2021

‘Aquaman 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular #1’ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Various | Art by Various | Published by DC Comics You know the score by now with these 100 page anniversary specials. They are a celebration of some of the most iconic characters DC has on their roster, with a nice blend of multiple covers by great artists, around a dozen stories by […]

27th Aug2021

‘Superman ’78 #1’ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Robert Venditti | Art by Wilfredo Torres | Published by DC Comics If ever there was a book I was guaranteed to review, it was this one. I cannot put into words how much I love the original Superman film, and the Christopher Reeve version of both Kal-El and Clark Kent. I first […]

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23rd Jul2021

‘Superman and the Authority #1’ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Grant Morrison | Art by Mikel Janin | Published by DC Comics When a Superman book comes out it doesn’t take much persuasion for me to pick it up. When a brand new Superman title comes out, it’s an essential purchase. When it’s written by Grant Morrison, I’d be tempted to give it […]

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06th Jul2021

‘DC Future State: Justice League/Superman/Next Batman’ Graphic Novel Review(s)

by Phil Wheat

Following the events of Death Metal andf the Generations two-issue mini-series, DC Future State spotlights the World’s Greatest Super Heroes in fresh new roles – as the title suggests all these new stories take place in the future, with all-new characters taking up their iconic mantles such as Batman, the Justice League, Aquaman, and Batman. […]

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24th Jun2021

‘Infinite Frontier #1’ Review (DC Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Joshua Williamson | Art by Xermanico | Published by DC Comics So, incredible as it may seem now, there was a time when Multiverse was a dirty word. Back in the early 1980’s DC decided that having multiple versions of their characters was just too confusing for potential new readers, and so essentially […]

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11th Jun2021

‘The Joker Presents: A Puzzlebox Directors Cut #1’ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Matthew Rosenberg | Art by Jesus Merino | Published by DC Comics (Digital) I had promised myself I would steer away from Batman titles for awhile, as there are just too darn many of them. I love the character and his extended family of characters, but the absolute flood of bat-titles at the […]

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03rd Jun2021

‘The Nice House on the Lake #1’ Review (DC Black Label)

by Dean Fuller

Written by James Tynion IV | Art by Alvaro Martinez Bueno | Published by DC Comics So, what does this hard working comic book reviewer choose to review on one of the hottest and sunniest days of the year so far? A horror book. Yep, not the most natural choice I know, but two things […]

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01st Jun2021

‘The Joker War Saga’ Graphic Novel Review

by Phil Wheat

Written by James Tynion IV | Art by Jorge Jiménez | Published by DC Comics | Format: Hardback, 336pp As the Clown Prince of Crime battles the Dark Knight Detective head-to-head one last time. The Joker has never wanted to win before–he’s never wanted his battle with Batman to end. But now his motivation has […]

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28th May2021

‘Stargirl: Spring Break Special #1’ Review (DC Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Geoff Johns | Art by Todd Nauck | Published by DC Comics Not content with currently hitting it out of the park over at Image with Geiger (check it out, it’s superb), Johns pitches up with a timely reminder that although Image are his new friends, DC are his long term best buds. […]

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04th May2021

‘Harley Quinn & the Birds of Prey: The Hunt for Harley’ Graphic Novel Review

by Phil Wheat

Written by Jimmy Palmiotti | Art by Amanda Conner | Published by DC Black Label | Format: Hardback, 144 pp Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti―the duo who redefined Harley Quinn for the modern era―return to DC Comics, under the Vertigo-replacing DC Black Label, to put an exclamation point on their legendary run (which began back […]

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30th Apr2021

‘Robin #1’ Review (DC Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Joshua Williamson | Art by Gleb Melnikov | Published by DC Comics When it comes to the character of Robin, I’ve always been ready to be annoyed whenever a new kid takes over. When Dick Grayson became Nightwing so Jason Todd could become Robin, I was a bit irritated. When Jason died (though […]

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28th Apr2021

‘Action Comics #1030’ Review (DC Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Phillip Kennedy Johnson | Art by Daniel Sampere | Published by DC Comics Admittedly it doesn’t take much prompting for me to pick up a Superman book, but one look at the great cover on this book, and a heads up this was the start of a major new arc, and I was […]

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22nd Apr2021

‘Justice Society: World War II’ Feature: Sensational Superhero Squads

by Phil Wheat

In the latest DC animation, Justice Society: World War II, The Flash’s newfound Speed Force launches him into a battle between Nazi’s and The Justice Society of America. Teamwork is essential to tackle their toughest challenge yet and end the war. To celebrate the new release and return of this iconic gang, we have revisited […]

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07th Apr2021

‘Legends of the Dark Knight #1’ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written and Drawn by Darick Robertson | Published By DC Comics Ah, Legends of the Dark Knight. That’s a grand old name. I say that as someone who bought the first issue of the original Legends book back in 1989. The first issue printed with several different coloured covers, and muggins here bought the lot. […]

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02nd Apr2021

‘The Flash #768’ Review (DC Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Jeremy Adams | Art by Brandon Peterson, Marco Santucci, David Lafuente | Published by DC Comics It’s been a little while since I checked in on The Flash, I think the last one I read was the final issue of Joshua Williamson’s outstanding run. The funny thing about this book is that each […]

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19th Mar2021

‘Superman: Red & Blue #1’ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Various | Art by Various | Published by DC Comics I’m a pretty easy mark when it comes to Superman books. A quick check of my collection shows over 2000 books with Superman in them. Throw in Superboy and Supergirl and, well, I guess I’ve got a super-addiction. But I digress. As much […]

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10th Mar2021

‘The Joker #1’ Review (DC Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by James Tynion IV | Art by Guillem March | Published by DC Comics So, let’s talk about The Joker. I have mixed feelings about the character if I’m honest. As a Batman villain, no problem. When he used to show up occasionally it was a big deal, as you knew it would be […]

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03rd Mar2021

‘Crime Syndicate #1’ Review (DC Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Andy Schmidt | Art by Kieran McKeown, Dexter Vines | Published by DC Comics I’ve always loved the Crime Syndicate characters. They first appeared on the scene in Justice League of America #29 way back in 1964, created by Gardner Fox and Mike Sekowsky. They were from Earth-3, a sort of Mirror Universe […]

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24th Feb2021

‘Generations Forged #1’ Review (DC Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Dan Jurgens, Andy Schmidt, Robert Venditti | Art by Various | Published by DC Comics A little while ago I reviewed Generations: Shattered, which was also by Dan Jurgens, Andy Schmidt, and Robert Venditti. It was a fun ride, with a very odd bunch of heroes assembled from throughout time by Kamandi to […]

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12th Feb2021

‘DC: Love is a Battlefield #1’ Review (DC Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Various | Art by Various | Published by DC Comics You know the drill by now. Whenever there is a holiday or celebration of some sort, DC whip up a fresh helping of their 80 Page Giants. They usually consist of ten or so stories, by a mix of top name creators and […]

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03rd Feb2021

‘Man-Bat #1’ Review (DC Comics)

by Dean Fuller

Written by Dave Wielgosz | Art by Sumit Kumar | Published by DC Comics I’ve always been a bit divided on the Man-Bat character. A great concept, and a character I personally do like, but one that has conceptual flaws. Firstly, he’s a bit of a ‘one-trick pony’. That is, Man-Bat stories always run the […]

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29th Jan2021

‘Future State: Superman vs Imperious Lex #1’ Review

by Dean Fuller

Written by Mark Russell | Art by Steve Pugh | Published by DC Comics I’ve been enjoying the Future State books from DC a lot more than I thought I would. I just thought it would be another case of what sounded good in an editorial meeting really underwhelming in practice. They’ve not all been […]

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