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Superman #2 cover by Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, and Alex Sinclair

Superman #2 Review: The Quest for Plot Advancement

The Earth has been pulled into the Phantom Zone through unknown means, and Superman is doing everything he can to keep the planet from immediately falling part. He contacts the Justice League through Martian Manhunter’s telepathic network, and none of the team has any answers. Meanwhile, Rogol Zaar is tearing his way back to Earth […]

Superman #1 cover by Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, and Alex Sinclair

Superman #1 Review: A Downplayed Start

Superman goes into space to look for Lois, Jon, and the alleged Jor-El. He has no guide, though, and the only thing he finds is a Dominator fleet heading straight for Earth. He deals with the problem and returns home. He desperately misses his family, and the Justice League tries to console him. With their […]

Man of Steel #6 cover by Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, and Alex Sinclair

Man of Steel #6 Review: Bombastic, Genuine, and Fun

Jor-El has come to Earth to take Jonathan Kent away to learn more about his power, his people, and where his life may be headed. Jon wants to go, but Lois and Clark are reluctant to send their son away with someone who might be his grandfather. In the present, Superman fights Rogol Zaar to […]

Man of Steel #5 cover by Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, and Alex Sinclair

Man of Steel #5 Review: Bringing Back the Quality

Superman has taken Rogol Zaar off the Earth to battle it out in orbit. However, Rogol is powerful and able to lay out the Man of Steel all too quickly. The Justice League arrives in Metropolis to provide support to Supergirl, whom discovers Superman’s unconscious body on the moon. The team regroups to discern Rogol’s […]

Man of Steel #4 cover by Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, and Alex Sinclair

Man of Steel #4 Review: The Awkward Middle Child of the Story

Superman and Supergirl are now facing Rogol Zaar in Metropolis. He shows incredible strength and cunning, even enough to face both Superman and Supergirl. Kara is fighting in a perpetual fury due to the fate of Kandor, but Kal knows that this fight could potentially tear Metropolis apart. He tries to push Rogol out of […]

Man of Steel #3 cover by Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, and Alex Sinclairs

Man of Steel #3 Review: Making Superman Hurt

Rogol Zar arrives on Earth and immediately tracks down Superman’s Fortress of Solitude. Superman is investigating yet another fire in Metropolis when he hears the Fortress’s alarm. He and Supergirl arrive at the Fortress to find it destroyed and Rogol Zar long gone. Things get a lot heavier in this issue of Man of Steel. […]

Batman: Prelude to the Wedding- Nightwing vs. Hush #1 cover by Rafael Albuquerque and Dave McCaig

Nightwing vs. Hush #1 Review: The Cutest Bachelor Party Ever

Superman and Nightwing are throwing Batman a bachelor party. After a meal at Bat Burger, Superman shows a dimensional portal to a world where the three can fish in peace. An explosion draws Superman away, and Hush attacks in the chaos. Batman and Nightwing wrestle Hush until he and Nightwing tumble through the portal, which […]

Man of Steel #2 cover by Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, and Alex Sinclair

Man of Steel #2 Review: The First Issue Wasn’t a Fluke

In the past, we find a Guardian and an intergalactic king arguing after the death of Krypton. They both know that Rogol Zaar is somehow responsible, and the king thinks that the Guardian, Appa Ali Apsa, may have participated. In the present, new Daily Planet reporter Robinson Goode begins stirring up trouble and asking about […]

Superman Special #1 cover by Jorge Jimenez and Alejandro Sanchez

Superman Special #1 Review: DC’s Continued Superman Quality Streak

Superman and Superboy have a promise to keep for Captain Storm on Dinosaur Island, and the two Kents return to save the only surviving member of the Losers. In another story, Superman returns to Earth after a long mission in space, exhausted and drained of energy. Unfortunately, a giant insect is attacking Metropolis, so the […]

The Man of Steel #1 cover by Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, and Alex Sinclair

The Man of Steel #1 Advance Review: Brian Michael Bendis Understands Superman

Some time in the forgotten past, an angry alien warlord named Rogol Zarr tries to warn leaders from disparate cultures of the danger posed by the Kryptonians and their expanding interplanetary industry. He is overlooked but not deterred. In the present, Superman investigates a series of mysterious arsons, a pair of villains, and meets a […]

Action Comcs Special #1 cover by Will Conrad and Ivan Nunes

Action Comics Special #1 Review: Another Great Superman Comic

A Lex Luthor from the future returns through time to enact his final revenge against Superman, and it just may be Lex Luthor of the present that saves the Man of Steel. Then, at a White House Correspondents’ Dinner, reporter Clark Kent riffs on Lex Luthor in a vicious comedy routine. Finally, Lois Lane is […]


Action Comics #1000 cover by Jim Lee, Scott Williams, and Alex Sinclair

Action Comics #1000 Review: Happy Birthday, Superman

In this celebration of 1000 issues of Action Comics and the 80th birthday of Superman himself, we are given 10 tales of the Man of Steel in Action Comics #1000. The first is a celebration of Superman courtesy of Metropolis. The second is a montage of the eras of Superman through the technological wizardry of Vandal Savage. […]

DC Comics Gallery Statues on the Way, Including The Batman Who Laughs

DC Comics is joining the Diamond Select Toys line of Gallery statues in a big way. Affordable, high-quality statues of everyone’s favorite characters, they have done some DC in the past, but all mostly based off of tv shows and cartoons. These will be straight-forward comic book versions of these characters. Three will be available […]

Superman #44 cover by Patrick Gleason and Alejandro Sanchez

Superman #44 Review: Night of the Living Bizarros

Superboy, Boyzarro, and their friends are trying to figure out how to hold the Bizarro world of Thrae together while Superman battles Bizarro himself. They discover that the planet is tied to Bizarro himself, and Bizarro feels like his life is falling apart. They need Bizarro to want to save Thrae if the world is […]

Action Comics #999 cover by Brett Booth, Norm Rapmund, and Andrew Dalhouse

Action Comics #999 Review: How Do You Solve a Problem Like Cyborg Superman?

General Sam Lane visits his daughter, Lois, and grandson, Jonathan, for the first time. While this tense reunion is happening, Superman is breaking apart an asteroid that could have threatened the Earth. Within the asteroid, he finds a crystalline material that will help him with a different problem: Cyborg Superman in the Phantom Zone. Action […]

Superman #42 cover by Patrick Gleason and John Kalisz

Superman #42 Review: Entertaining, but the Bizarro Speech Gets Confusing

Superman #42 opens on Bizarro World, and we get to see how the Bizarro version of the Superman family looks and behaves. After this, we turn back to our world and our Superman family. Superboy is smitten with a girl in Kansas, and it leads him to minor conflict with his family. While I do […]

Superman: Action Comics #998 cover by Will Conrad and Ivan Nunes

Action Comics #998 Review: A Satisfying Finale to an Overlong Story

Superman and Booster Gold are in the process of being executed by the Zod Family’s heat vision. Their only hope was Skeets, and he appeared to be destroyed. However, the little robot had a few more tricks up its sleeve, and he may just be able to save our heroes. Even if he does, Big […]

Superman #41 cover by Viktor Bogdanovic and Mike Spicer

Superman #41 Review: A Bittersweet Conclusion to a Nuanced Story

Superman, Superboy, and Klain speed to Klain’s compound in the hopes of escaping the religious zealots of Galymayne. Klain reveals his plan to send an egg pod of his species to another planet to survive. Unfortunately, the religious overlords of Galymayne are not too far behind and still intend to stop any plans of Klain […]

Superman: Action Comics #997 cover by Brett Booth, Norm Rapmund, and Andrew Dalhouse

Superman Action Comics #997 Review: Badly Padded and Noticeably Empty

Superman and Booster Gold face Lor-Zod, the child of the infamous General Zod, and the Eradicator. They face him on the planet the villain calls New Krypton. Soon Zod and Ursa join the fight, and the fight appears hopeless for Superman and Booster. Back on Earth in our present, Lois Lane finally finds her father, […]