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 Julio Angel Ortiz on 09 September 2011 1 COMMENT

At long last, ‘Action Comics’ #1 is here. Which is something, considering the last time that legitimately could be said was in 1938.

By Julio Angel Ortiz on 05 May 2010 1 COMMENT

‘First Wave’ features a curious mash-up of DC heroes (including a gun-toting Batman) and pulp characters (Doc Savage), as well as throwing in the Spirit for good measure. The first issue is passable, but not terribly exciting.

By Jim Smith on 06 March 2006 Comments Off

Paul Levitz is a smart writer of comic books and, on this form, he’s been away from that game for far, far too long…

By Jim Smith on 17 August 2004 Comments Off

Death in comic books isn’t often impressive or affecting. It’s rarely even noticeable and it’s so innately reversible, defeatable and manipulatable that it doesn’t have any meaning at all.