Writer: Gordon McLean Artist: Caio Oliveira December 2019, Action Lab The superhero genre is a cavern almost completely excavated of anything of value. It is very difficult to discern any glimmers of gold left in the dark. So much of the material, with its parameters of good against evil, superpowers, ritualised combat, and fetished costumes, has
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Writers: Ed Brisson and Jonathan HickmanArtist: Rod ReisMarvel Comics, November 2019 This title is refreshing. There is a breezy fun to New Mutants #1 that has not been seen in Marvel Comics’ often-grinding X-Men titles for many years. The New Mutants are a junior superhero team – “junior” in the sense that all of the characters
Writers: Melchor Sapiandante, Matthew Perez, Chris Massari Artist: Ryan Cody AHR Visions, 2017 At a bar called “The Call Up” (appropriately so for a location which causes the main characters to come together), an assassin closes in on his target, only to find that he is the target of a second assassin. The second assassin
DC Comics, November 2019 Writer: Tom King Artist: Mikel Janin This image caused a stir on Twitter on 21 November 2019: The reason for the controversy? In Batman #50, which we reviewed some time ago https://www.worldcomicbookreview.com/2018/06/11/batman-catwoman-married/ , Batman and his former enemy Catwoman were to get married. They didn’t: Catwoman stood Batman up at the altar.