Aquaman is back! After more than a month between issues my favourite DC hero returns. Another favourite series based on the 1977 TV Wonder Woman and Bionic Woman concludes, Dark Nights turns truly dark and Batwoman begins a new adventure.
An unsubtle feminist lesson is followed by a beautiful twist in Wonder Woman #29
Big comics week! I have four new issues this week. And they arrived early, too, which made me late for work but so worth it. So, this week I have Aquaman battling undersea mobsters, Batwoman battling to save the future, the Justice League battling monster toys and Wonder Woman fighting assassins side by side with a badass Etta Candy.
Let’s get to it!
The final issue of Occupy Avengers? This title had so much promise and Marvel barely gave it a chance! I’ll need a separate post to review the whole run. Also this week Azrael battles his AI self in Detective Comics and a not-so-mad scientist rules in Wonder Woman. Continue reading “My pull-list – 26 July 2017”
I have just two new issues this week, both strongly featuring women. The first is Aquaman, in which Mera unleashes an all-out assault on Atlantis; the second is Batwoman, tying up her first Rebirth arc with an epilogue that is really a prologue. Continue reading “My Pull-List – 19 July 2017”
Four new issues on my list this week, plus the collected She-Hulk: Deconstructed which I will post about separately.
Wonder Woman #26 – Heart of the Amazon (Part 1)
New creative team, new story! There were elements of Greg Rucka’s Rebirth stories that I really disliked, but overall it was a strong opening for Wonder Woman’s new world. It “reset” her origin in a way that established a fresh set of ground rules without negating her 75-year history and it did a great job of re-establishing who she is in all her (occasionally cheesy) glory. Heart of the Amazon begins her next journey and scales the focus right down to the personal, human and intimate. Continue reading “My Pull-List – 12 July 2017”