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Superman: Man of Tomorrow #2

Superman: Man of Tomorrow #2 Review: This Makes It Look Easy

With another perfect balance between the nostalgic flavor of the silver age and modern sensibilities, this Robert Venditti script again finds that sweet spot of Kryptonian excellence. It scales it way down in terms of antagonists, this adventure is down to earth compared to the last issue but doesn't lose a step, hitting every note […]

Superman: Man of Tomorrow

Superman: Man of Tomorrow Review: Lifts Us Up, Not Looking Down

What would it take to make a perfect Superman story? Well, clearly you'd need amazing feats of strength and power. Without that, Superman is just a good attitude in a suit, business or spandex. Likewise, you'll need to use the iconic supporting cast well: sometimes hard to reconcile against the first requirement given their overall […]

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Robert Venditti Launches #PullBoxPayItForward to Help Save Comics

As comic shops struggle to deal with an industry-wide shutdown, a lot of ideas are being floated for how to save the industry when all is said and done. One of those ideas is a macro approach, as Bleeding Cool first reported Wednesday morning, which would see ComicsHub enable customers to purchase comics through a […]

Venditti Confirms Kryptonian Hawkman for Hawkman #8

Back during San Diego Comic Con, Robert Venditti indicated that Hawkman's current run would reveal his ancient origins, including a Kryptonian version of Katar Hol. Today, during the New York Comic Con "DC Nation" panel, Venditti confirmed that we will be meeting the Kryptonian version of Katar Hol in Hawkman #8 which will be out this January. For […]

Hawkman #3 cover by Bryan Hitch and Alex Sinclair

Hawkman #3 Review: A Swarm of Bird-Men and a T-Rex

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Hawkman is on Dinosaur Island and facing down a Tyrannosaurus Rex. After surviving the encounter, he begins his trek towards the mountain that sits in the center of the island. He takes flight but finds a massive swarm of Feitherans, humanoid bird creatures, defending the mountain. If Carter is to make it to […]

Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #50 cover by Rafa Sandoval, Jordi Tarragona, and Tomeu Morey

Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #50 Review: Going Out on Top

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Hal Jordan is locked in a duel with Tomar-Tu in his Darkstar mantle. The Green Lantern Corps are fighting the rest of the Darkstars overhead in orbit, but the situation is looking grim. John Stewart won't allow the Corps or their allies to kill. General Zod is straining under this restriction, but even […]

Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #49 cover by Fernando Pasarin, Eber Ferreira, and Jason Wright

Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #49 Review: A Case for Splash Pages

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The plan of John Stewart is revealed at last. Hector Hammond shuts down the mental network the Darkstars have created using the Controllers. Once this happens, the Darkstars return to their homeworld to take care of Hal Jordan and Hector Hammond. There, John Stewart sets up Zod's teleportation jammer, and the Green Lantern […]

Which Comics Should Fans of DC TV/Film Start With? DC Broke It Down at SDCC

Words and Photos courtesy of Bleeding Cool's Mike Sangregorio: On Saturday afternoon at San Diego Comic-Con DC closed out a string of panels with a discussion of what should be considered essential reading for those fans who discovered its characters through other mediums, such as television and movies. It was moderated by Mike Avita, host of […]

Hawkman is Indiana Jones and More from DC's World's Finest Comics Panel [SDCC]

Words and photos courtesy of Bleeding Cool's Mike Sangregorio: Saturday saw the DC World's Finest Panel, moderated by one of the DC All Access hosts and featuring creators Liam Sharpe, Marc Andreyko, Dan Jurgens, Sam Humphries, Robert Venditti, Tom Taylor, Tim Seeley, and Mitch Gerads as panelists. The panel began by congratulating Gerads on his Eisner […]


Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #48 cover by Doug Mahnke and Wil Quintana

Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #48 Review: The Darkstar War Begins

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The Darkstars have commenced their attack on Mogo, headquarters of the Green Lantern Corps. Kilowog is leading the defense, but Hal, John, Guy, and Kyle aren't anywhere near Sector Zero. That's because these four Green Lanterns of Earth have rallied their newfound allies, Arkillo, Orion, Hector Hammond, and General Zod, at the headquarters […]

Hawkman #2 cover by Bryan Hitch and Alex Sinclair

Hawkman #2 Review: This Series Continues to Soar

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Hawkman looks back on his life as Prince Khufu and wonders if that was not truly his first life. In the present, Carter Hall is on his way to the British Museum. He believes that an old artifact he brought to the museum in a past life from the reign of Prince Khufu […]

Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #47 cover by Barry Kitson and Hi-Fi

Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #47 Review: Arkillo's Time to Shine

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Hector Hammond has stripped Hal Jordan of his ring, memory, and identity. He plans to use his immense psychic power to purge the universe of all "villains" with little specification of who all that would entail. On Earth, Guy Gardner, armed with a Darkstar mantle, is facing down Arkillo. If Guy gets through […]

Top and Bottom 5 Comics for June 13th, 2018: Hawkman Lives

We'v reached the end of another week, and it's time to take stock! That means it's time for the Top and Bottom 5 comics of June 13th, 2018. What will win? What will lose? What will get people mad at me? Let's find out together! Winners 1. Hawkman #1 Hawkman #1 finally came out this week– […]


Hawkman #1 cover by Bryan Hitch and Alex Sinclair

Advance Hawkman #1 Review: The Winged Warrior Returns in Excellent Fashion

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Hawkman has dove into ancient ruins of an off-shoot society to Gorilla City. Within it is the Nautilus of Revealment, an artifact that could potentially help Carter Hall dive into all his past lives for information. That said, Gorilla City never leaves anything unprotected, and Hawkman must navigate the dangers of the ruins […]

Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #45 cover by Doug Mahnke, Jaime Mendoza, and Wil Quintana

Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #45 Review: The Salvation of Hector Hammond

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The Darkstars begin picking off Green Lanterns and their arrests while Hal Jordan tries to get Hector Hammond away from new Metropolis cop, Atomic Skull. Skull is unwilling to let one of the Stryker's Island prisoners, and Hal is trying to spring Hammond. On Jekuul, Corps Leader John Stewart has the dubious task […]

Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #44 cover by Rafa Sandoval, Jordi Tarragona, and Tomeu Morey

Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #44 Review: Bringing the Weirdo Team Together

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Hal Jordan arrives on Earth to find Goldface killed in Iron Heights by Tomar-Tu and his Darkstar mantle. Hal, John, Guy, and Kyle are finding recruits across the universe to help the in their fight against the Darkstars. John Stewart is soliciting General Zod. Guy Gardner has met up with Arkillo. Kyle Rayner […]

Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #43 cover by Ethan van Sciver and Jason Wright

Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #43 Review: He's Right Behind Me, Isn't He?

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] John Stewart and petitions the Guardians to respond to the new Darkstar threat, and the Guardians of the Universe grant John a retinue of Green Lanterns to take to the Controllers and shut down their operation. This contingent of Lanterns includes Hal Jordan, Guy Gardner, and Kyle Rayner. However, on the way to […]

Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #42 cover by Rafa Sandoval, Jordi Tarragona, and Tomeu Morey

Hal Jordan and the GL Corps #42 Advance Review: The Darkstars Return at Last

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] The Controllers have finished building their army of Darkstar Mantles and only need to activate the suits to search for recruits which will be entirely at the command of the Controllers. In Sector Zero, the Green Lantern Corps is running like a well-oiled machine. Somar-Le is talking with Tomar-Tu when Hal Jordan arrives […]