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By Lance Parkin on 21 February 2011 Comments Off

Six months ago, I reviewed ‘Superman’ #700, which had the prologue for Grounded, the new story in which Superman decided he needed to connect with ordinary people and so began to walk from the East Coast of America to the West. I quite liked it.

By Mark Clapham on 01 November 2010 2 COMMENTS

‘DC Universe Presents’ is the latest UK title to reprint US comics for the UK newsstand, and with one great story and two quite good ones it represents very good value for your three quid.

By Mark Clapham on 12 July 2008 Comments Off

A review of this week’s ‘Batman: Gotham Knight’, and a bit about ‘New Frontier’ and ‘Superman: Doomsday’ while we’re at it…

By Eddie Robson on 27 July 2006 Comments Off

Wonder Woman is one of those characters whom nobody has ever really got right…

By Lance Parkin on 16 October 2005 Comments Off

After months and months of the set up burbling away in the background, much of it rather humdrum and offputting, the first actual issue of Infinite Crisis is here.

I like it.

By Mark Clapham on 22 March 2004 Comments Off

How fast it all goes wrong…

By Mark Clapham on 20 February 2004 Comments Off

Some ideas are as good or as bad as the execution. So much of ‘New Frontier’ sounds terrible in abstract – but in the hands of writer/artist/genius Darwyn Cooke, this may well be the superhero series of the year…

By Mark Clapham on 24 November 2002 Comments Off

The UK Cartoon Network have been showing this excellent new series across the last few weekends and, as their Australian counterparts did earlier this year, have broadcast this pivotal two-parter before it has even been shown in the States…

By Lance Parkin on 26 June 2002 Comments Off

The Hiketeia is an ancient Greek ritual where a supplicant places themselves under the protection of another person. They must be protected at all costs…