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Comic Review – Plastic Man #1

Patrick “Eel” O’Brian was as slippery and slimy as the animal that prompted his underworld nickname. He was a career criminal. A con artist. A petty thief. A cheap thug. The sort of sordid individual whose best effort to clean up and straighten out his life ended with him taking a job as the night […]

Comic Review – Justice League #1

In the wake of the invasion by The Dark Multiverse, the destruction of The Source Wall and the coming of The Omega Titans, The Justice League have expanded their ranks. Though a core team still exists, most of The World’s Finest Heroes have been recruited to act in a reserve capacity to face those threats even […]

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Comic Review – Man Of Steel #1

  What can be said about The Man of Steel #1? Does it dramatically redefine the Superman mythology? No. Does it seem like it’s about to radically change everything we know about Superman and Krypton? No. Does it seem like the coming of Brian Michael Bendis to DC Comics was over-hyped? A little bit. Is it […]

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Comic Review – Justice League: No Justice #1

It was Earth’s darkest hour. The Collector of Worlds known as Brainiac had come and immediately sought battle with the World’s Finest heroes. The Justice League, The Teen Titans – even The Suicide Squad faced him. They failed and were captured, taken to the deepest reaches of space. The fact that they had been spared […]

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Comic Review – Action Comics #1000

Let us take it as a basic truth that Action Comics #1000 is a book of some significance. It is the first of DC Comics’ series to hit the 1000 issues milestone, despite a number of divergences where the book was renumbered during those times when it was thought that starting everything over at #1 […]

Comic Review – Dark Nights: Metal #6

It spoils little to reveal that Dark Nights: Metal concludes with the heroes of The DC Comics Multiverse victorious and the literal rising darkness that threatened to destroy all of reality vanquished. As with all good stories, the important part is the journey, not the destination. Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion and FCO Plascencia […]

Comic Review – Aquaman #34

Corum Rath had long been a thorn in the side of The Aquaman, Arthur Curry. As leader of The Deluge – a xenophobic terrorist group which resisted Aquaman’s efforts, as King of Atlantis, to establish peaceful relations with the surface world – Rath led an attack on the American city of Boston. He was imprisoned […]

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Comic Review – Detective Comics #976

Tim Drake (a.k.a. Red Robin) had a plan. Years earlier, he had taken up the mantle of Batman’s sidekick, realizing that Batman functioned best when he had a partner. Tim also realized that Bruce Wayne – much as he might deny it – was mortal and would not be able to be Batman forever. Tim […]

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Comic Review – The Terrifics #1

The Terrifics owes its existence to Marvel Studios trying to spite 20th Century Fox. Shocking but true! In all the feuding over film-rights over the past few years, Marvel Comics stopped publishing a monthly Fantastic Four comic book series so as to deny Fox any free publicity at their expense. Given how utterly un-Fantastic the 2015 […]

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Comic Review – Raven: Daughter of Darkness #1

Rachel Roth is like many teenage girls. She feels awkward around other teenagers, doesn’t think she fits in anywhere and is worried about finding acceptance. She’s also secretive and ashamed of her family. Unlike most teenage girls, Rachel has very good reason to think that she’s different. There’s nobody else she’s met who was raised […]

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Comic Review – Titans #19

Once they were the proteges of the World’s Finest heroes. Then they joined together as The Teen Titans. Even in the face of an unseen force that tried to erase them and their friendship from history, they remained Titans Together! Recently, The Titans triumphed over a union of some of their greatest enemies. The demon […]

Comic Review – Hawkman Found #1

There are few heroes in comic book history who have a history and lineage as confused and conflicted as Hawkman. First appearing in Flash Comics #1 (January 1940), the first Hawkman was Carter Hall – an archaeologist who discovered that he was the reincarnation of an Egyptian prince. Using ancient artifacts made of an “nth” […]

Comic Review – Doomsday Clock #1

The world stands poised on the brink of another World War. God is not dead but he is absent. The smartest man in the world is Public Enemy Number One. The black and white man who died rather than compromise his code of honor lives again. It is November 22nd, 1992. Or maybe it’s the […]

New Comics for November 22, 2017

This is it, kids. The moment that DC’s Rebirth has been leading up to. DOOMSDAY CLOCK #1 comes out tomorrow, but the first 20 people to come out to The Multiverse at 11:57pm TONIGHT can score an AMAZING variant cover! Come get some awesome comics. Click below to see what else is coming out. See […]

TP Review – Batgirl: Son Of The Penguin

Newly returned from an extended vacation that proved anything but relaxing as she made her way across east Asia tracking down a cabal of criminal martial artists, Barbara Gordon is happy to be back home in Burnside – the Gotham City borough that houses most of the city’s tech-savvy and trendy. Unfortunately, while Babs was […]

Comic Review – Black Lightning: Cold Dead Hands #1

With a TV series based upon him in the works on The CW, Black Lightning’s star has never been higher. Yet despite being one of the most prominent Heroes of Color in American Comics, few fans know much about him and his complicated history. It all began in 1977 when writer Tony Isabella – who […]

Comic Review – The Flash #33

The Justice League has faced many strange threats in their time together, but the so-called Dark Knights may be the greatest threat yet. Seven alternate-universe versions of Batman with all of his training and none of his morals, each one empowered in the same manner as another member of The Justice League! In the case […]

Comic Review – Dark Nights: Metal #3

There is nothing Batman hates more than a mystery. He became a master detective, not because he relishes solving a puzzle, but because he cannot bear to be ignorant. That was to be his downfall and the downfall of the multiverse. Because Batman could not leave well enough alone, his efforts to solve a mystery […]

Comic Review – Batman: White Knight #1

“This is an Imaginary Story… Aren’t they all?” With those words, Alan Moore opened one story and ended an era at DC Comics. Whatever Happened To The Man Of Tomorrow was written to given the story of Superman an official ending of sorts before DC Comics rebooted their continuity with Crisis On Infinite Earths and […]

Comic Review – Detective Comics #965

Tim Drake was something of an anomaly among the many people who came to work alongside The Batman in protecting Gotham City. Unlike Dick Grayson and Duke Thomas, he was not chosen as a protege because of a tragedy. Unlike Barbara Gordon and Stephanie Brown, he did not choose to don a costume because of […]

Comic Review – Wonder Woman/Conan #1

It all began in 1940 in All-Star Comics #3, when All-Star Publishing joined their most popular superheroes together as The Justice Society of America. The logic was that kids would be more likely to spend their shiny dimes on a story featuring all their favorite characters working together than a book focused on a single […]

Comic Review – The Flash #30

Barry Allen’s life is a shambles – romantically, professionally and in his secret life as The Fastest Man Alive… The Flash! Barry’s girlfriend, Iris West, might not be his girlfriend anymore. She hasn’t spoken to him since his secret identity was revealed to her by his arch-enemy, Eobard Thawne. The battle with The Reverse Flash […]

Comic Review – Green Arrow #30

Despite only lasting a paltry 14 issues in its original run, Green Lantern/Green Arrow changed American comic books forever. Written by Dennis O’Neil with art by Neal Adams in 1970, the series paired Justice League allies Hal Jordan and Oliver Queen on a mission far greater than thwarting any bank robbery. The two heroes – […]