Shiny Shelf
By Mark Clapham on 22 December 2011 Comments Off

The New 52 hits UK newsagents with an anthology featuring Justice League, Action Comics and Green Lantern.

By Bruce Kent on 02 September 2011 Comments Off

‘Justice League’ #1 comes across like the prologue of a novelization of a terrible, terrible movie.

By Julio Angel Ortiz on 01 September 2011 1 COMMENT

As a first issue for the new DC universe, ‘Justice League’ #1 is unexpectedly understated.

By Jim Smith on 21 October 2006 Comments Off

Grant Morrison’s take on one of Image’s most recognisable properties crossbreeds the two most notable previous ‘eras’ of the book to incendiary effect.

By Jim Smith on 24 May 2006 Comments Off

Call me a heretic but, outside of ‘Year One’, Frank Miller’s Batman has never gelled for me. He is, in the writer’s own words, not a human being but ‘the god of vengeance’. He’s also ethically to the right of Nietzche.

By Mark Clapham on 17 July 2005 Comments Off

By getting Frank Miller and Jim Lee together, the first book in DC’s new ‘All Star’ line certainly lives up to its name…

By Mark Clapham on 11 February 2005 Comments Off

To make up for the recent drought, here’s a random round-up of last week’s comics, in alphabetical order, to keep you going.

By Jim Smith on 05 May 2004 Comments Off

I’m not sure what I expected a Brian Azzarello ‘Superman’ comic to be like, but I didn’t expect it to be like this.

By Mark Clapham on 20 February 2004 Comments Off

A tale of two series: one faded bestseller, and one under-selling critical hit. Can this crossover revive the fortunes of both?

By Jim Smith on 03 August 2003 Comments Off

You know, you’re probably thinking that’s it’s ridiculous that it’s taken us five days to review last week’s ‘Batman’, and you’re right.

By Jim Smith on 01 March 2003 Comments Off

The Lee/Loeb Batman continues to lead the pack for mainstream superheroics this month…

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