Spider-Island: Heroes for Hire #1 Review

Summary Misty and her heroes for hire which includes the Falcon are hired by J.Jonah Jameson to help during the Spider-Island crisis. They end up battling many supervillains who now have Spider-man’s powers including Mr. Fish, Comanche, Cornel Cottonmouth, Spear, Chemistro and Deadly Nightshade among others. During the fight Paladin is infected and develops powers.…

Spider-Island: Cloak & Dagger #1 Review

Summary Cloak and Dagger get kicked out of the church they have been occupying since leaving the x-men (see Cloak and Dagger One Shot for details). Cloak has gotten them sponsorship to continue their heroics but Dagger apparently wants a normal life. As Spider-Island begins the two get drafted by Luke Cage’s Avengers to help…

Green Lantern: New Guardians #2 Review

Summary Kyle Rayner defends himself from the onslaught of multicoloured Lanterns. Luckily Saint Walker a blue lantern arrives to supercharge his ring. They manage to escape into space and he charts a course for OA to talk to Ganthet, the guardian who personally selected him years before. When he arrives the Guardians reveal that they…

Wolverine and the X-men #1 Review

Summary Wolverine gives Prof-X the tour of the school and gets his blessings. The rest of the issue is spent giving two school inspectors the tour of the school, of course in typical X-men fashion it goes badly, and at the end they get attacked. The Good Cover-I liked the simplicity of the cover, the…

New X-men #21 Review

Summary A year ago- Stryker saves a man from imminent death winning him his first new acolyte. At the school Surge gets new Gauntlets from Forge as the O.N.E Sentinels have been placed around the school, now a camp for the remaining mutants on earth. The remaining students gather around the TV as the gravity…

Justice League (2012) #2 Review

Summary In central city Flash is stuck investigating himself while Batman and Green Lantern can’t seem to calm Superman. Lantern contact Flash for help and he manages to hold off Superman long enough for batman to talk to him. The feds soon show up and the group flees. At Star Labs Cyborg’s father examines one…

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Steel (Character)

Publisher: DC comics Created by:  Louise Simonson and Jon Bogdanove 1st appearance:  Adventures of Superman #500, 1993 Real Name: John Henry Irons Alias: Man of Steel, Henry Johnson, Doctor Irons Nationality: American Team Affiliations: Justice League of America Legal Status: unknown Height: 6’0″    Weight:  256 Eyes: Brown    Hair: Black Relatives: Mrs. Irons (mother, deceased), Mr. Irons…

Green Lantern Corps #2 Review

Summary In sector 3599, our lanterns check the bodies for clues before Isamot cuts them down and sends them back to OA. They register a similar energy spike and head to planet Xabas. In an unknown location a shadowy figure flanked by two glowing green lanterns (object not the people) and an army of followers…

Justice League International #2 Review

Summary The Giant attacks the team leaving Ice injured. Booster Gold decides to retreat, the team bickers about the decision while their new base has been blown up by protestors. They get an update on the situation and realize that three additional giant robots are active. They surmise that there’s more going on than they…

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Witchblade- Josephene Valmont (Character)

Created by:  Ron Marz and Marc Silvestri 1st appearance: Witchblade #92, 2005 Nationality: Unknown Team Affiliations: unknown Legal Status: unknown Height: 5’9″              Weight: 150 lbs Eyes: Brown             Hair: Brown Relatives: Unknown Skills and abilities: Skilled hand to hand combatant Powers: Josephene herself has no superhuman abilities. Her power resides within the Witchblade and is limited only by…

Ultimate Spider-man #3 Review

Summary Miles shows his friend Ganke his ability to stick to walls. Ganke tries to convince him to be a superhero, Miles is still freaked out by his powers. They happen upon a fire and Miles uses his powers to save some people but Miles is left convinced he should just live a normal life…

Justice League (2011) #1 Review

Comics superstars Geoff Johns and Jim Lee make history! In a universe where super heroes are strange and new, Batman has discovered a dark evil that requires him to unite the World Greatest Heroes! Summary Five years ago Batman is being tracked by armed feds while he tracks an unknown assailant. Green Lantern/Hal Jordan shows…

Justice League International #1 Review

Summary Andre Briggs convinces the UN to approve his assembling a team of superheroes from all over the world to form a Justice League for them, because the Justice League is independent and answerable to no one. They approve and he brings in the members to be lead by Booster Gold. Guy Gardner runs out…

Ultimate Spider-man #2 Review

  Summary Miles is running at break neck speed down the road and makes an incredible leap and subduing a bully with his powers, he gets accused of being a mutant and visits his best friend.  He confides his condition to him before his dad comes and gets him. They have a heart to heart…

Mister Terrific #2 Preview

An electrifying new villain joins the DCU! Meet Brainstorm, the man determined to bring Los Angeles to its knees – beginning with billionaire Michael Holt. But even if he can break this new enemy’s hold on an unsuspecting city, how can Mister Terrific defeat a foe even smarter than himself? Luckily, the last time he…

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Tag (Character)

Publisher: Marvel Comics Created by: Nunzio DeFilippis, Christina Weir & Carlo Barberi 1st appearance: New Mutants #10, 2004 Real Name: Brian Cruz Nationality: Puerto Rican Legal Status: Unknown Team Affiliations: Hellions, X-men, New X-men Weight: 165 lbs         Height: 5’8 Eyes: Brown              Hair: Brown Relatives: Mr. and Mrs. Cruise Powers: He possesses a mind…

New X-men #20 Review

Summary Two years ago- Mutant hate monger William Striker wanders into a church and discovers a sign from God. Present- The students at Xavier’s school for the gifted wake to find more than ¾ of the student body de-powered and made human. Some are happy others are not. Wither thinking he’s now human grabs the…

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Kaboomerang (Character)

Publisher: Image Comics Created by: Robert Kirkman 1st appearance: Guarding the Globe #2, 2010 Nationality: Aborigine, Australian Legal Status: Unknown Team Affiliations: Guardians of the Globe Weight: 190 lbs         Height: 5’10 Eyes: Brown              Hair: Brown Relatives: unknown Powers: He possesses low-level telekinesis which he uses to direct his exploding boomerangs. Biography Kaboomerang is…

Storm Joins the Avengers!

Straight from New York city comic con comes the best Storm related news of 2011! Storm -African Goddess, Queen of Wakanda, princess of Kenya and former leader of the X-men is set to join earths mightiest heroes starting in January’s Avenger #19 (set for release January 2012), written by Brian Michael Bendis and art by…

Young Justice Episode 14-Revelations

When Plant Creatures attack major cities around the world, the team is eager to join the fight alongside the Justice League. Instead, Batman assigns them a still more dangerous task which is taking out the Plant Creatures’ masters: a secret society of super-villains called the Injustice League, consisting of Joker, Count Vertigo, Poison Ivy, Atomic…

Black Panther: Most Dangerous Man Alive #523.1 Review

Summary T’challa is called to the crime scene of a serial killer; women he’s rescued are being killed. Said killer turns out to be his adopted brother Hunter Leader of the Hatut Zeraze. T’challa defeats him and turns him over to the police. The Good Cover- Very Simple but very poetic; T’challa on a plain…

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Erin Mckenzie (Character)

Publisher: Marvel Comics Created by: Chris Claremont 1st appearance:  New Exiles #2, 2008 Nationality: Atlantean Team Affiliations: None Legal Status: Diplomatic immunity as a princess of Atlantis Hair: Purple                Eyes: Brown Height: Unknown     Weight: Unknown Relatives: Captain Leonard McKenzie/ Grandfather (deceased), Emperor Tha-Korr/ Great Grandfather (deceased),  Princess Fen/Grandmother Father/Namor,  Mother/Invisible Woman, Human Torch/Uncle…

Static Shock #2 Review

Summary Static gets his arm severed but instead of separating from his body it reattaches itself while his powers go haywire, he absorbs all the electricity in his immediate vicinity which knocks his enemies systems and weapons out as well as hospitals etc. He confronts the shooter who flees. The slate gang gets scolded for…

Batman Orpheus Rising-Sales

Batman Orpheus Rising #1    $2.50 DC          30,344 Batman Orpheus Rising #2    $2.50 DC           25,670 Batman Orpheus Rising #3    $2.50 DC            23,902 Batman Orpheus Rising #4    $2.50 DC             22,451 Batman Orpheus Rising          5    $2.50 DC              21,340 Sales figures are just for the debut month additional sales are not included, unless stated otherwise. Source