Review: Super Sons #2 – The Odd Caped Couple

Review: Super Sons #2 – The Odd Caped Couple

“The Odd Couple” pairing of polar opposites to comic effect was a trope long before Neil Simon named it explicitly in his classic play. And Super Sons #2, which continues to build upon the fractious and hilarious pairing of the earnest Superboy with the precociously arrogant Robin, mines the concept to great effect. The issue clicks when it shows the two title characters barely restrained from coming to blows as they irritate each other and try…

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REVIEW: Super Sons #1 – World’s Finest Teens

REVIEW: Super Sons #1 – World’s Finest Teens

I’m not sure you need a better indicator for how well DC has re-embraced fun after DC Rebirth than Super Sons #1, by writer Peter J Tomasi and artist Jorge Jimenez. If a book like this had been published at the height of the New 52, it would have featured a lot of angst and a lot of that weird segmented armor. It’s a good thing, then, that Super Sons #1 winds up being exactly…

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REVIEW: Superman #15 – Crisis With Multiple Supes

REVIEW: Superman #15 – Crisis With Multiple Supes

Superman #15 is the second chapter in the “Multiplicity” arc, a storyline that sees Supermen and Superwomen from across multiple Earths under threat from mysterious forces for as yet unknown reasons. It’s a crackerjack issue, albeit one I think that is a little bit hampered by its large rotating art team. Nevertheless, it further confirms that the Superman-family of titles, and this title in particular, is really nailing the kind of large-scale, imaginative adventures under…

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REVIEW: Superman #7- Small town fun

REVIEW: Superman #7- Small town fun

  Peter J. Tomasi and Patrick Gleason have a  reoccurring knack of tapping into the vein of nostalgic Superman, and pumping that sucker dry. Not only do the pair succeed in making this series feel like the Superman you grew up with, but also allow you a brighter look on the character, if that’s even possible. In Superman #7, since Superman has already established his place as Earth’s new Superman, it’s time for the “Smith”…

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CAPE WATCH: Daredevil Celebrates His 50th Anniversary, A New Scott Snyder Batman Series Hits Shelves, And Chris Claremont Returns To The X-Men

CAPE WATCH: Daredevil Celebrates His 50th Anniversary, A New Scott Snyder Batman Series Hits Shelves, And Chris Claremont Returns To The X-Men

Welcome to Cape Watch, where we explore the most interesting and/or biggest releases of the week from the “big two” publishers. Here’s what to look forward to this week from DC and Marvel: DC Comics ________________________________________ Batgirl #30 Barbara Gordon is having an ordinary day, nothing special. But then, [gasp!] something goes wrong! Now Batgirl must fight Ragdoll to save her roommate Alysia, in this newest issue by Gail Simone (writer) and Fernando Pasarin (Artist)….

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