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Superman: The Man of Steel
3.87
With the upcoming (*shudder*) DC Comics everything-and-the-kitchen-sink reboot, it cleanses the palate to look back at John Byrne's relaunch of Superm ...more
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Aug 20, 2011
 
Star Trek: Debt Of Honor
3.78
Although later events in TNG & DS9 have rendered many elements of this story non-canon, this remains an amazing epic, spanning Kirk's life across ...more
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Jan 12, 2013
 
Superman: Whatever Happened To The Man Of Tomorrow?
4.13
Everyone hails this story -- which closes off the Silver-Age Superman, prior to Crisis on Infinite Earths -- as groundbreaking, touching, and any othe ...more
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Jan 30, 2011
 
Batman/Superman/Wonder Woman: Trinity
3.87
One of my all time favourite graphic novels. It's all about the epic first team up of Superman & Batman with the mysterious Wonder Woman...and it' ...more
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Jan 25, 2011
 
Zero Hour: Crisis in Time
3.11
A huge anti-climax of a series. Everything I hated about what they did to Hal Jordan, combined with an attitude that they could follow up on "Crisis o ...more
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Jan 12, 2013
 
Legends
3.33
The only post-Crisis on Infinite Earths mini-series that actually manages to take the new, single DC universe and set up something interesting AND exc ...more
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Jan 29, 2011
 
Superman/Batman, Vol. 2: Supergirl
3.99
Of all the unnecessary post-Crisis "resurrections", this is the one I'll always forgive. The return of Supergirl -- the PROPER Kryptonian Supergirl -- ...more
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Jun 07, 2011
 
The New Teen Titans: The Terror of Trigon
4.04
Wow, this takes me back. The Teen Titans was one surprisingly successful title, and that it became one of DC Comics' flagship series in the 1980s says ...more
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Feb 18, 2012
 
History of the DC Universe
3.29
I remember reading the original, as an awe-inspired kid, just recovering from the cosmic event that was "Crisis on Infinite Earths". This graphic-nove ...more
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The Return of Superman
3.84
I actually enjoyed this FAR more than the highly-publicized "Death of Superman". The mystery surrounding the four surrogate Supermen...the revelation ...more
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Jun 07, 2011
 
Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened
4.13
Can you be hilarious, profound, poignant, ridiculous, and compelling simultaneously...and get away with it? Throw in a touch of bizzaro art, plus some ...more
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Dec 22, 2013
 
Hulk: The End
4.02
Hulk fans will no doubt enjoy the "Future Imperfect" storyline...but with all due respect, I skipped that one for the REAL meat of "The End": the trag ...more
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Feb 27, 2011
 
Marvel Super Heroes Secret Wars
3.73
Marvel Comics' answer to DC's mega-series "Crisis on Infinite Earths"...only nowhere near as powerful, amazing, wonderful...or well drawn. The artwork ...more
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Feb 04, 2011
 
Superman and Spider-Man: The Heroes and the Holocaust
3.45
The best comic this once-7 year old boy ever read...it's even printed as a super-size edition, for maximum geeky excitement! Today, I "could" look at ...more
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Jun 14, 2011
 
Batman: Gotham by Gaslight (Victorian Batman,#1-2)
3.90
The comic book that gave birth to DC's "Elseworlds" range. This is gorgeous work -- a superb gothic Victorian fantasy, with some honest-to-goodness fr ...more
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Mar 06, 2011
 
Iron Man: The Many Armors of Iron Man
3.50
My favourite Marvel comic hero can be best experienced in this taster collection, covering multiple styles of armor over the years. The stories & ...more
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Jan 23, 2011
 
Infinite Crisis
3.77
I didn't think it was possible...or wise...to publish a sequel to something as massively iconic as "Crisis on Infinite Earths". Flash forward two deca ...more
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Jan 23, 2011
 
Batman vs. The Incredible Hulk
3.42
Today, it seems like a load of old fanwank, with plenty of guest appearances and very little plot (not that my 9 year old self minded one bit). But it ...more
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Jun 11, 2011
 
The Avengers, Volume 1
3.67
A tremendous reboot of Marvel's signature super hero team, after a number of years when soul-destroying cross-over series blighted the land. This cove ...more
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Apr 09, 2011
 
Star Trek: Nero
3.65
In filling in Nero's background, and his route to hatred and self-destruction, this is first rate work. It's also very much superior to the film, wher ...more
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Jul 23, 2013
 
Superman: Peace on Earth
4.01
A coffee-table sized tone poem to my favourite super-hero...and a perfect encapsulation of why the world needs a Superman. Alex Ross' astonishing artw ...more
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Feb 27, 2011
 
Countdown
3.75
For anyone who might have been worried about the 2009 "Star Trek film" treating established canon with disrespect, reading this graphic novel lead up ...more
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Aug 11, 2011
 
The Invincible Iron Man: Extremis
4.08
Not too shabby for a re-boot, albeit a subtle one. Very much in keeping with the "Iron Man" films, though it's not quite as epic as I thought it would ...more
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Jul 20, 2012
 
Final Crisis
3.36
Frankly...I'm not sure WHAT THE HELL is going on in "Final Crisis". What I AM certain of is (1) comic uber-genius Grant Morrison is coasting on the co ...more
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Jan 23, 2011
 
JLA/Avengers
3.94
Utterly mad & bonkers...but the ultimate geeky super-hero-lover's type of bonkers. This is every comic book fan's dream come true -- the ultimate ...more
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Apr 26, 2011
 
Canada at War: A Graphic History of World War Two
3.59
What a sumptuous piece of work. Not only is it the most incredible, one-stop-shop for Canadian WW2 history you are likely to find, it's also an incred ...more
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Dec 06, 2012
 
Crisis on Infinite Earths
3.99
This was the comic series that hooked me permanently as a DC Universe fan. Perhaps the finest epic ever brought to life with visuals on the printed pa ...more
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Jan 03, 2011
 
Superman: Speeding Bullets
3.53
The Elseworlds line was a great series of "what-if's" for the DC universe...and this take on Bruce Wayne actually being Kal-El -- and his journey from ...more
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Jan 29, 2011
 
Wonder Woman: The Hiketeia
4.03
The reboot of Wonder Woman post-Crisis brought along a bucket-load of extra mythology...which only enhanced the care and attention given to this most ...more
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Jan 25, 2011
 
Doctor Who: The Only Good Dalek
3.71
A really solid story -- it would make a great two-part Dalek epic on television. Plenty of continuity fanwank for us older fanboys, and plenty of hear ...more
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May 30, 2011
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