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December 6, 2020

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X of Swords #13 (review)

Writer: Jonathan Hickman Artist: Mahmud Asar Marvel Comics, December 2020 See the cover above, featuring Apocalypse standing with his children over the bodies of the mutant superhero team called the X-Men? That does not happen in this issue. Only the other day, it seems, did we review the first issue in this story, and here

Happy 80th birthday, Green Lantern

US publisher DC Comics have noted the 80th anniversary of the first appearance of superhero Green Lantern by publishing a special edition comic book, entitled, Green Lantern 80th Anniversary 100-Page Spectacular. This is the publisher’s advertising copy: DC celebrates the 80th anniversary of the Emerald Knight with this new hardcover collection of the best Green

Shazam!: Lightning Strikes #1 (Review)

Shazam!: Lightning Strikes #1Writer: Dan JurgensDC Comics, 15 July 2020 Shazam!: Lightning Strikes is a new comic book miniseries that revolves around the eponymous magical superhero, Shazam. The franchise has a long, messy history involving trademark disputes, but the character itself is kid-friendly and uncomplicated: an orphaned boy named Billy Batson transforms into a magical

Fortresses of Solitude: American comic books and their readers during the Covid-19 pandemic

The Fortress of Solitude was a concept introduced into the continuity of Superman, the globally recognised superhero character owned by DC Comics, in 1958. The Fortress of Solitude is usually depicted as located in the “polar wastes” of the Arctic. The entrance to the Fortress is traditionally depicted as a giant riveted gold door featuring

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