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Terrifics #7 cover by Dale Eaglesham and Ivan Nunes

The Terrifics #7 Review: How Many Layers of Nostalgia Are We Working With?

We see Tom Strong once again shutting down a scheme from Paul Saveen in Millennium City. After another successful mission, Strong is ambushed by Doc Dread. Meanwhile on our Earth, the Terrifics continue their search for Tom Strong and a means to stop Doc Dread. Mister Terrific clashes with Simon Stagg, and Rex Mason gets […]

Terrifics #6 cover by Dale Eaglesham and Mike Atiyeh

Terrifics #6 Review: The Least Terrific Issue so Far

The Terrifics are separated and hurting in the Kingdom of Elements. Mister Terrific is reliving the worst day of his life, upon which his wife died in a car accident. Plastic Man is facing down a stone monster. Phantom Girl is under attack from a horde of crystal warriors. Metamorpho is fighting Algon, a creature […]

Terrifics #5 cover by Dale Eaglesham and Wil Quintana

Terrifics #5 Review: Death by Metamorphos

The Terrifics have returned to Earth and trying to get their lives somewhat in order. Metamorpho has a serious talk with Sapphire, Plastic Man calls Angel, and Phantom Girl tries to get to know Mister Terrific. This leaves all four feeling low, and it only worsens when the citizens of a town in Michigan begin […]

Terrifics #4 cover by Doc Shaner

Terrifics #4 Review: Embracing the Strange and the Genuine

The Terrifics have left Earth on a T-Sphere to travel to Phantom Girl’s homeworld of Bgztl. On the way there, a bandit ship is able scoop up the flying T-Sphere, and the Terrifics find themselves assailed by giant squids, a bandit crew, and trash chutes. Can they make it out and to Bgztl? Terrifics embraces […]

Terrifics #3 cover by Ivan Reis and Marcelo Maiolo

Terrifics #3 Review: The Body Horror Slingshot

The Terrifics find themselves bound to each other by some kind of Dark Multiverse theory. They cannot be any farther than one mile away from one another, and this leaves them bound to Stagg Enterprises’ headquarters. Mister Terrific works to find a way to resolve this manner while Metamorpho has relationship problems with Sapphire and […]

Terrifics #2 cover by Ivan Reis and Marcelo Maiolo

Terrifics #2 Review: A Second Issue That’s Even Better Than the First

The team is baffled by the message left by Tom Strong, and they ask how Phantom Girl arrived in the Dark Multiverse. She explains how she was sucked in through a portal in space. Mister Terrific explains that they’ll need the antenna attached to Tom Strong’s device, and this wakes something up. The four must […]

comics - Dark Nights: Metal #6 cover by Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion, and FCO Plascencia

Dark Nights Metal #6 Review: A Guitar Solo Celebration of DC Comics

The Justice League and their allies have been taken by the Nightmare Batmen. Wonder Woman and Hawkgirl are wading through an army from the Dark Multiverse. Diana and Kendra manage to use their metal to awaken the League, and they soon find the demonic Hawkman keeping the Forge of Worlds dark. Soon Cyborg and Flash […]

Dark Nights: Metal #5 Cover by Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion, and FCO Plascencia

Dark Nights Metal #5 Review: A Compelling Build-Up Before the Conclusion

Barbatos and the Batman Who Laughs prepare for the final stage of their plan to sink our Earth into the Dark Multiverse. Meanwhile, Superman and Batman have found Hawkman turned into a massive demonic monster, Wonder Woman squares off against Black Adam and the corrupted Hawkgirl, Mister Terrific and Green Lantern Hal Jordan have been […]

Terrifics #1 cover by Ivan Reis and Marcelo Maiolo

Terrifics #1 Review: The Fantastic Team We Deserve

Mister Terrific, aka Michael Holt, arrives at Stagg Industries. Simon Stagg, the CEO, has acquired a number of technological prototypes from Holt’s now-defunct company. Stagg has also attempted to access to the Dark Multiverse, and this could have disastrous results. Upon Mister Terrific’s arrival, Stagg is immediately hostile. Terrific also sees that Metamorpho, aka Rex […]

Dark Nights: Metal #4 cover by Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion, and FCO Plascencia

Dark Nights Metal #4 Review: Gorgeous, Interesting, but Not Especially Exciting

Batman has found Superman enslaved to the Dark Multiverse too, and the World’s Finest must find a way to escape imprisonment and save their universe. In doing so, they find a powerful and mysterious entity. Wonder Woman, Doctor Fate, and Kendra Saunders arrive at the Rock of Eternity to find it rejecting their presence. Aquaman […]

Dark Nights: Metal #3 cover by Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion, and FCO Plascencia

‘Dark Nights: Metal’ #3 Review: Detective Chimp Shows Up And I’m Happy

Barbatos has held Superman in a mental prison, wherein he fights Barbatos again and again many times over. Thankfully, Wonder Woman and the Flash manage to save him, bringing the Man of Steel to their last holdout in the Oblivion Bar. The bar is run by Nightmaster and Detective Chimp. Kendra Saunders, Nightwing, Robin, Mister […]

Green Arrow #32 cover by Stepjan Sejic

Green Arrow #32 Review: Hey, It’s Mister Terrific!

*Ties into Dark Nights: Metal crossover           As a disclaimer, I will go ahead and say I didn’t read the previous issues to the “Gotham Resistance” story arc. I knew Metal was going to cross over into Green Arrow, but I had no idea it was going to be a through-line into Suicide Squad, Nightwing, […]

Dark Days: The Forge Review- Mysteries I Didn’t Want Or Need Or Care About

Marvel’s big thing is throwing big-universe changing events on a yearly basis implying vast universal changes but often do not change everything in the way they actually end up changing things with their corporate initiatives that are afraid to maintain a status quo for more than a year that lead to run-on sentences like this. […]

Blood On The Tracks: Where Are The New Black Comics Writers?

By Devon Sanders It happened just over two years ago, just a few short days short of the Martin Luther King, Jr. national holiday. It was an ending. DC Comics announced the cancellation of six of the books launched in their “New 52” initiative. With the cancellation of two of their titles, 100% of African-American […]


Sixteen Thoughts About Sixteen DC Comics – The Ray, Legion Lost, Suicide Squad, Grifter, Batgirl, Mister Terrific, Batman And Robin, Frankenstein, The Shade, Deathstroke, My Greatest Adventure, Resurrection Man, Green Lantern, Demon Knights, Batgirl and Batwoman

This week brings five of my current favourite New 52 books. Guess which ones they are? I talked about the new Batgirl earlier and how smart it is, so there’s only one more thing I want to say about this issue. Want to commit a crime in Gotham? There’s an app for that. Batwoman is […]

Fourteen Thoughts About Fourteen DC Comics – Batwoman, Batman And Robin, Batgirl, Huntress, Penguin, Legion Lost, Green Lantern, Demon Knights, Superboy, Suicide Squad, Resurrection Man, Mister Terrific, Grifter and Frankenstein

Twleve issue threes and two issue twos, the DC relaunch is starting to bed in. Which is probably why so many books try to do a little something different this week. Resurrection Man is into its third issue and already it’s adding a kink to the premise – this time our hero does not return […]

Wednesday Comics Reviews: Batman and Robin, Batwoman, Deathstroke, Demon Knights, Frankenstein, Agent of S.H.A.D.E., Green Lantern, Grifter, Legion Lost, Mister Terrific, Red Lanterns, Resurrection Man, Suicide Squad and Superboy

Another week, another thirteen titles, courtesy of Orbital Comics of London. Check out their own podcast on the new DC titles as well, see if we match up. Superboy #1 by Scott Lobdell and RB Silva is a real surprise. Like many, my biggest experience of Scott Lobdell’s work was on X-Men. I was a […]

DC New 52 Preview: Mister Terrific #1

Thanks to CNet‘s article on the future of DC and digital comics, here are four pages from Mister Terrific #1, by Eric Wallace and Gianluca Gugliotta, with a cover by JG Jones. Here are pages 1, 12, 13 and 14.