Comics Reviews: Flash 305, Wonder Woman 287, Green Lantern 148, Jonah Hex 56

Flash 305 coverFlash #305 – “Don’t Take My Wife—Please” – Cary Bates/Carmine Infantino/Bob Smith

This one starts in Keystone City on Earth-2, where we see Joan Garrick (wife of Jay Garrick, Earth-2’s Flash) asleep at home while Jay is out on patrol. A lightning bolt of some kind zaps her away and she ends up in some rocky hellscape, making her way along a precarious ledge. Something falls from above and she slips trying to avoid it, falling off the cliff … which is when Barry Allen (aka the Flash of Earth-1) wakes up. Continue reading “Comics Reviews: Flash 305, Wonder Woman 287, Green Lantern 148, Jonah Hex 56”

Comics Reviews: JLA 198, Legion of Super-Heroes 283, New Teen Titans 15, All-Star Squadron 5

JLA 198 coverJustice League of America #198 – “Once Upon a Time in the Wild, Wild West” – Gerry Conway/Don Heck/Brett Breeding

This one starts out in the Old West, with bounty hunter Jonah Hex tracking someone across a stretch of desert. (No, I didn’t get my reviews mixed up, this is a JLA comic.) Hex notices some vultures circling not far away and thinks it might be the fugitive he’s looking for … or someone in trouble. Continue reading “Comics Reviews: JLA 198, Legion of Super-Heroes 283, New Teen Titans 15, All-Star Squadron 5”

Comics Reviews: Superman 367, Action 527, DC Comics Presents 41, Warlord 53

Superman 367 coverSuperman #367 – “The Revengers Strike Back” – Cary Bates/Curt Swan/Frank Chiaramonte

Last issue, Superman changed himself into a reptilian alien named Vlatuu so he could infiltrate the Superman Revenge Squad and take them down from the inside. Clark Kent told Morgan Edge he was taking off for a few days, but in order to allay suspicion Supergirl has made some other arrangements. Everyone at WGBS is startled when Clark shows up to do the news with no notice. Continue reading “Comics Reviews: Superman 367, Action 527, DC Comics Presents 41, Warlord 53”

Comics Reviews: Batman 343, Detective 510, Brave & the Bold 182

Batman 343 coverBatman #343 – “A Dagger So Deadly” – Gerry Conway/Gene Colan/Klaus Janson

This one starts with Batman searching the area around the original Batcave for any sign of Man-Bat, who he fought last issue. He can’t find any clues so he finally gives up and heads home. On the way, he sees a weirdo (Dagger) on a motorcycle shaking down a truck driver for protection. Dagger lives up to his name and throws a knife so accurately that he forces the truck to crash. Continue reading “Comics Reviews: Batman 343, Detective 510, Brave & the Bold 182”