PeeGee 10 and 11

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Power Girl (Volume 2) #10
Written by Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray
Art by Amanda Connor

 

So it looks like Ultra-Humanite switched his brain with Terra’s. I hope Terra is alright after this I really like her and think she makes a great sidekick for Power Girl. I hope she stick around when Winick takes over this book.

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Power Girl (Volume 2) #11
Written by Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray
Art by Amanda Connor

This was pretty awesome. The second go around with Ultra-Humanite was much better then the first. Satanna is quickly becoming PeeGee’s archvillain as well. Terra’s city and Terra herself are incredibly powerful. I wouldn’t have realized this until Ultra-Humanite too her body and almost toppled New York with it. I am glad that she is alright and it will be interesting to see what comes of Ultra-Humanite now that he has his regular body back. It was a little naive for Power Girl to offer him a job though.

Sirens 4 and 5

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Gotham City Sirens #4
Written by Paul Dini
Art by Guillem March

The Joker comes after the Sirens – apparently deciding he just wants to kill Harley once and for all. I didn’t expect to see Joker this soon post-Battle for the Cowl as I thought they were saving him for Morrison to deal with it. I guess I was wrong. This was a fun issue. Joker had a joker-blimp!

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Gotham City Sirens #5
Written by Paul Dini
Art by Guillem March

And I guess I wasn’t wrong after all – The Joker turns out to be Gaggy in disguise – a former lackey of the Joker who is jealous of Harley Quinn because she became Joker’s sidekick. I wonder if this a new character or an actual old Joker sidekick. I wouldn’t be surprised if it’s new, Dini always did create new bat-villains that seem like they have been around forever. This was a lot of fun and the art is superb. It definitely has improved since the first issue and I have to say this series is going strong. And hey Harley is in costume this issue!

PeeGee 3 and 4

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Power Girl (Volume 2) #3
Written by Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray
Art by Amanda Connor

Okay after really thinking this series sucked last issue I have to admit this was a lot of fun and exciting. There is a perfect mix of action and humor and while most would be quick to point out Amanda Connor’s artwork, the dialogue is just as good. Pamiotti and Gray really showed me that they can write a good comic here. Let’s just hope they stay consistent from now on.

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Power Girl (Volume 2) #4
Written by Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray
Art by Amanda Connor

This was another really fun issue! This creative team are great storytellers. Now that the Ultra-Humanite arc is over this series is really getting good. I like that Terra is becoming Power Girl’s sidekick and seeing them go to the movies and then afterwards fight villains is awesome! If that is all this series is about I would still read it. I like how Power Girl treated the Dungeons and Dragons girl and gave her a job. This was just really good. I am a Power Girl fan now!

Continuity Fuck-Up

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Power Girl (Volume 2) #2
Written by Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray
Art by Amanda Connor

Wow way to go Palmiotti and Gray, what are you Jeph Loeb?! Why are you ignoring continuity all together. Does this book not have an editor?! Seriously Ultra-Humanite has a long history in the DC Universe since the Golden Age! This origin they constructed completely undoes that. And everyone knows he originally was in the body of a woman and didn’t get the ape body till later. I guess we will have to wait for Geoff Johns to fix this major mistake. What the hell?! Gosh I hate continuity fuck-ups. There is no reason for, it is not that hard to tell a story in continuity and keep things straight people. Besides this, this wasn’t that good of an issue anyways. It was still over-written like last issue.

The Girl With No Glasses


Power Girl (Volume 2) #1
Written by Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray
Art by Amanda Connor

I read a review of this issue that said it was overwritten. And I wish I hadn’t read it before I read the comic because I don’t think I would have noticed the overabundance of text if I hadn’t. Oh well. Anyways, I really enjoyed this. Connor’s art was a little darker then it usually is but it was still good. I like the guy that Karen was interviewing, looks like a future PeeGee villain if you ask me. The only problem I had with this issue is Power Girl is talking like she just came to this earth. She has been here for years. In fact according to the excellent Chronology of the DC Universe (which DC should pay the guy who wrote this and adopt this as their official timeline) the original Crisis was 11 years ago in her time! So she has been here quite a while. But anyways, I really liked this after all and I look forward to reading more about the solo adventures of PeeGee. I have to ask this though: Why doesn’t Karen Starr where glasses to protect her identity?

Booster Gold 2 – 12

Booster Gold (Volume 2) #2
Written by Geoff Johns and Jeff Katz
Art by Dan Jurgens

The second issue of this amazing series is just as good as the first. We see Booster Gold preventing Sinestro from meeting Guy Gardner way before he should and therefore cleaning up some other holes in the timeline. I love the interconnectedness of seemingly unrelated events in this series….it reminds me of the movie, Butterfly Effect, which I enjoyed a lot. One thing that confused me is they showed Dan Garett getting the scarab and becoming Blue Beetle in 1939 when I am pretty sure he is considered to debut in the Silver Age. Continuity error or mistake by me?

Booster Gold (Volume 2) #3
Written by Geoff Johns and Jeff Katz

Art by Dan Jurgens

Haha seeing Booster Gold drunk is worth the price tag alone. Westerns don’t interest me in the least bit, so I really didn’t care for this issue as much the last two but it was still good.

Booster Gold (Volume 2) #4
Written by Geoff Johns and Jeff Katz

Art by Dan Jurgens

Supernova is reavealed to be Booster’s Dad this issue – I do not know much about his Dad, but he sure is an asshole. I am excited for the next issue, but I know there is no way that they are going to save Barbara Gordon the fate of being paralyzed.

Booster Gold (Volume 2) #5
Written by Geoff Johns and Jeff Katz

Art by Dan Jurgens

This was a particular powerful issue dealing with the rules of Time Travel. So apparently Rip sent Booster back to save Barbara because he wanted to teach him a lesson. No matter how hard Booster tries Barbara Gordon will always be shot and paralyzed by the Joker. I like that because it is definitely one of those pivotal DCU moments that should never be undone.

Booster Gold (Volume 2) #6
Written by Geoff Johns and Jeff Katz

Art by Dan Jurgens

Hmmm I don’t know if I like the idea of Ted Kord being a Time Cop with Booster but we will see. I doubt that Ted is sticking around for very long…something fishy is going on here. It was fun to relive Countdown to Infinite Crisis….probably one of the most exciting times to be a DC reader.

Booster Gold (Volume 2) #0
Written by Geoff Johns and Jeff Katz

Art by Dan Jurgens

Crossing over with Zero Hour fourteen years after the crossover ended is just awesome and totally fits in with the time traveling aspect of this series. Granted, the crossover was brief, it was still pretty damn cool. I never read Zero Hour…maybe I should check it out sometime.

Booster Gold (Volume 2) #7
Written by Geoff Johns and Jeff Katz

Art by Dan Jurgens

I love how these stories are a real treat for long time DC fans yet are easily accessible by newbies (but unlike most bloggers, I could care less about accessibility….people should do their homework). Seeing Catherine Colbert and the London Embassy was really cool. I can’t wait for next issue.

Booster Gold (Volume 2) #8
Written by Geoff Johns and Jeff Katz
Art by Dan Jurgens

I had no idea that Pantha didn’t have an origin. I guess that this is Johns’s atonement for writing her death in Infinte Crisis. The Blue and the Gold together are a great combination. Can’t wait to see the JLI back too.

Booster Gold (Volume 2) #9
Written by Geoff Johns and Jeff Katz

Art by Dan Jurgens

Wow if Ted Kord hadn’t of died things would be really fucked up. I hope Booster is learning his lesson becaus

Booster Gold (Volume 2) #10
Written by Geoff Johns and Jeff Katz

Art by Dan Jurgens

So it was Mister Mind behind all of this – that is one crafty worm. Anyways, I am glad that Ted isn’t staying in the book….and he is making the right choice but it was very sad to see him say his last goodbyes to Booster. Oh and could the Black Beetle be Paco in the future?
Booster Gold (Volume 2) #1,000,000
Written by Geoff Johns and Jeff Katz

Art by Dan Jurgens

What a perfect way to cap off Johns and Katz’s run on this title. Booster gets his sister back, Batman finally gives Booster some respect, and things are looking up for Booster Gold. Gotta love the last page of this issue. Johns and Katz’s did a great run on this book and I look forward to Jurgen’s run.

Booster Gold (Volume 2) #11
Written by Chuck Dixon
Art by Dan Jurgens

While some of the time travel stuff in this issue could give one a head ache, it was a nice follow up to the Johns-Katz run and continues what they started. There are some continuity blips such as I am sure Booster has been to the batcave before in Infinite Crisis, but that doesn’t really matter too much. It was kind of shocking to see Alfred just blatantly shoot someone though.

Booster Gold (Volume 2) #12
Written by Chuck Dixon

Art by Dan Jurgens

This issue kinda confused me. I may have to read it again. As always though, the art is amazing and the dialogue is fantastic. I don’t know how I feel about going back to this period in Batman’s career since well, it’s been done a lot. Elongated Man’s surprise appearance should be fun though.

Power Girl And Hawkman Sitting In A Tree

Justice League of America #9
Written by Brad Meltzer

Art by Ed Benes

This is the third part of the JLA/JSA crossover that began here and continued here. This was a kickass issue and I am getting more and more pumped about this crossover with each issue (Although this is not as good as the Geoff Johns written part 2 in JSA). The interactions between the leaguers and the society members is great. The Power Girl/Hawkman thing was a little shocking and seemed strange to me but it isn’t really that big of a deal. Why was Power Girl even on Thanagar though? Anyways, I am looking forward to the explanation on how the once thought to be non-existent original Legion of Super-Heroes is around and on New Earth in current time. Multiverse would seem the most likely reason but I don’t know what Johns and Meltzer have up their sleeve. The issue had Meltzer’s usual faults such as the calling everyone by their real name and the annoying narration boxes but if one looks past this, it was a real solid issue.