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As good as the Avengers 2

The first full venture of the Marvel Cinematic Universe away from planet Earth (aside from the Asgard stuff and space elves from Thor) this movie successfully transitions from the Earth based heroes to a cosmic scale. Fans of the movies that are not comic fans are going to find themselves a little lost in terms of who is what, with the only connection to the other movie being the Collector, who was only seen briefly in Thor: The Dark World. In my opinion, the Avengers was a great movie, bringi...

9 out of 10 found this review helpful.

Paying it backwards 3

In what seems to be a continuing homage to the golden age, this issue contains two lacklustre stories.   In the first Wonder Woman must free the Amazons from Neptunia.   Some fairly typical action unfolds as the Neptunians vastly underestimate Wonder Woman’s ability before finally managing to bind her in her own lasso.   In the second story the Sky Riders from the flaming planet Nebulosta invade (that’s how they identify themselves which is how I would do it too if I was from there.)   A seven ...

4 out of 6 found this review helpful.

The Planets 0

I have recently been watching the BBC series on the planets from the 1990s, and while it is fun to watch, it is also obvious how far we have come with our knowledge of the planets even in 15 years.  So it is not very surprising that the early Wonder Woman books dealt with a Mars where life was sustainable, especially so that Venus and Saturn also were presumably inhabited planets.  In this one Mars is the home of Mars (who would more often be depicted as Ares in the modern era).  The stories are...

3 out of 5 found this review helpful.