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BOOK REVIEW – Supercrooks: The Heist by Mark Millar and Leinil Yu (Graphic Novel)

By Marty Mulrooney

Supercrooks

Supercrooks: The Heist is a graphic novel written by Mark Millar (Kick-Ass, Wanted) and illustrated Leinil Yu (Superman: Birthright, Secret Invasion). Alternative Magazine Online described their first collaboration, Superior, as “one of 2012′s most enjoyable graphic novels”. Their latest offering, Supercrooks, tells the story of Johnny Bolt, a super-villain who puts together a heist in Spain with his villainous friends. Their target? The Bastard – the world’s most notorious super-villain. This hardback edition from Titan Books collects Supercrooks #1-4.

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BOOK REVIEW – Justice League Volume 1: Origin by Geoff Johns, Jim Lee and Scott Williams (Comic)

By Daniel Wallace

Justice League Volume 1 Origin

Origin is the reimagining of the – you guessed it – origins of DC’s most super team of superheroes. Part of the recent New 52 releases, Geoff Johns (Green Lantern) and Jim Lee (Batman: Hush) have returned the Justice League to their roots, taking the opportunity offered by the relaunch to give the group a brand new, action-packed beginning. One that sees alliances forged, tempers flare, laughs shared and even a new member, Cyborg of Teen Titans fame, grace the ranks.

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BOOK REVIEW – Superman: Earth One (Graphic Novel)

By Marty Mulrooney

SupermanEarthOne

Superman: Earth One is a graphic novel written by J. Michael Straczynski and pencilled by Shane Davis. The first in a new series of original DC Universe graphic novels featuring top writers’ and illustrators’ unique takes on DC characters, Superman: Earth One offers a bold new origin story for the iconic Man of Steel.

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