/

Review: Young Love #122

A man falls hard for a woman who wipes out on a surfboard – but her mommy issues stand between them. Bronze Age romance comics prove even harder to follow than the superhero ones, but this one features nice art by Alex Toth, Ernie Colón and others.

READ
/

Review: The Best of DC #22

The fingerprints of Charles Dickens are all over this DC reprint digest, as the Victorian author’s classic tale serves as inspiration for more than one story. (Except for Jack Kirby’s Bronze Age Sandman adventure, of course, a story widely distributed for the first time in this issue.)

READ
/

Review: Detective Comics #512

B-list villain Dr. Death holds Gotham – including Batman and Robin – hostage with a deadly allergen. A surprisingly weak 45th-anniversary outing for DC’s flagship Detective Comics. Creative talent includes Gerry Conway, Gene Colan, Klaus Janson and others.

READ
/

Review: Wonder Woman #198

Princess Diana inspires some of history’s greatest heroes to help the Amazons repel Ares’ invasion of Paradise Island. This issue reprints a surprisingly epic adventure from Wonder Woman #183-184, crafted by writer/artist Mike Sekowsky.

READ
/

Review: Superman #349

Returning from an interstellar mission, Superman finds himself trapped on an Earth where everyone has changed sexes. This lightweight relic from Martin Pasko and Curt Swan isn’t bad, but it’s not very entertaining, either.

READ
/

Review: DC Comics Presents #34

When villains from different universes team up, Superman and Captain Marvel require an assist from the extended Marvel Family. Writer Roy Thomas is having a great deal of fun here – perhaps more so than some readers – and receives strong art support from Rich Buckler and Dick Giordano.

READ
1 2 3 5