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Emotions Explained with Buff Dudes by Andrew Tsyaston (2018)

Review by CJ

Page count:
111

ISBN:
9781449486938 

 

In the debut collection of Owlturd Comix, we join Shen on his journey through life’s ups and downs with social anxiety, sleep deprivation and a wide range of other emotions.

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The Death of Superman (2018)

Review by CJ

Director:
Jake Castorena, Sam Liu

Starring:
Jerry O’Connell, Rebecca Romijn, Rainn Wilson, Rosario Dawson, Nathan Fillion, Shemar Moore, Christopher Gorham, Matt Lanter, Jason O’Mara, Nyambi Nyambi 

Other notable appearances:
Rocky Carroll, Jennifer Hale

Running time:
81 minutes

Watch this if you liked:
Superman: Doomsday, Batman: Gotham Knight, Batman: Year One

 

When an alien monster, dubbed Doomsday, lands on Earth, the Justice League tries to stop it. After his colleagues have fallen, it becomes Superman’s duty to take down Doomsday — even if it means paying the ultimate price.

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We Are Robin, Volume 1: The Vigilante Business (2016)

Review by CJ

Page count:
157

Format:
Trade paperback

Publisher:
DC Comics

ISBN:
978-1-4012-5982-0

 

A band of teenagers don the Robin mantle to fight crime in Gotham City under the guidance of a mysterious figure.

We Are Robin, Volume 1: The Vigilante Business collects issues 1-6 of We Are Robin (2015).

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New Suicide Squad, Volume 1: Pure Insanity (2015)

Review by CJ

Page count:
192

Format:
Trade paperback

Publisher:
DC Comics

ISBN:
978-1-4012-5238-0

 

The new Suicide Squad is assembled, adding Joker’s Daughter, Reverse Flash, Black Manta and Deathstroke to the line-up alongside regulars Harley Quinn, Deadshot and Captain Boomerang.

Their first trip takes them to Russia for a mission that will test their wits, their teamwork and their (in)sanity. The second mission sends Taskforce X to China where they inadvertently awaken a new metahuman superhero.

Meanwhile, Amanda Waller struggles with a new chain of command and things at Belle Reve Prison aren’t quite what they seem.

New Suicide Squad, Volume 1: Pure Insanity collects issues 1-8 of New Suicide Squad (2014).

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Star Trek/Green Lantern: The Spectrum War by Mike Johnson, Angel Hernandez and Alejandro Sanchez (2015)

Review by CJ

Page count:
157

Format:
Digital

Publisher:
IDW Publishing and DC Comics

 

When the greatest heroes and villains of the galaxy are unable to stop Nekron, Guardian Ganthet uses a last resort that sends the remaining ring-bearers from all spectrums to a parallel universe along with a new ring of each colour.

The universe to which the remaining lanterns are sent just happens to be the same universe in which Captain James T. Kirk and his crew are boldly going where no-one has gone before.

The heroes from both universes soon realise that Nekron was amongst the ring-bearers transported to the Starfleet universe. It is up to the crew of the Enterprise, Hal Jordan and the rest of the ring-bearers to put an end to Nekron once and for all.

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