The Doomsday Clock is still ticking; the Batmen are still falling and Wonder Woman still has terrible writers. Continue reading “New Comics – 24 January 2018”
Bit of a mixed bag this week. Heartbreak and betrayal in Detective Comics, slow-paced Rose shows a hint of speeding up, and the current writers of Wonder Woman have not improved any.
Evil!Cyborg!Batman breaks my heart in Dark Nights Metal; Tim Drake finally returns in Detective Comics and Wonder Woman begins a new mission.
Lots of new stuff this week, but a few disappointments. Well, even the best comics have a few dud issues, don’t they?
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”
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”