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Comic Review: Justice League #23

August 28, 2013 Leave a comment

DC Comics Justice League 23 Trinity War

DC’s first big New 52 event begins here in Justice League #23‘s conclusion to Trinity War, written by Geoff Johns with Ivan Reis on pencils.

If you’ve avoided the spoilers on this, congratulations, you win the Invisible Medal for Self-Control.

But whether or not you know what happens, and whether or not you’ve read the earlier entries in Trinity War, this issue is a must-have as a setup for September’s Villains Month at DC.
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Comic Review: Captain Marvel #15

August 28, 2013 Leave a comment

Captain Marvel #15 Infinity cover

“Once something on this scale starts, you can’t see the whole battle – just your little slice of it.”

So says Carol Danvers in Captain Marvel #15, and it’s about as apt a summary for this issue as you can get.
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Comic Review: Superman Unchained #3

August 21, 2013 Leave a comment

Superman Unchained #3 Jim Lee New 52 Wraith

Scott Snyder explores the nature of Superman’s heroism by putting him beside a government yesman who’s every bit as powerful as the Man of Steel – if not more so.
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Comic Review: Wonder Woman #23

August 21, 2013 Leave a comment

Wonder Woman #23 Cliff Chiang New 52

The bracelets come off as it’s Diana, Orion and War in an all-out brawl with the First Born in Brian Azzarello and Cliff Chiang’s Wonder Woman #23.
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Comic Review: Batman and Nightwing #23

August 21, 2013 Leave a comment

Batman and Nightwing #23 New 52 Patrick Gleason

Peter J. Tomasi brings in Dick Grayson to help Bruce get over the death of Damian Wayne, but it’s Alfred who really steals the show in Batman and Nightwing #23.
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