Or – “CRASH!! Secret Operations!” Owen Craig has been transformed into a super-powered dynamo, had some adventures, and discovered the upside of superheroing. Now, with the aid of one Captain Gull, he’s going to hone his earth-shifting powers to be a better hero, and possibly even discover the secret of his abilities… assuming he can pass his math test. Your Major Spoilers review awaits!
Mudman is a love letter to all things cape comics. Dropping references to Superman, Spider-Man, and 2000 A.D., it should be a geek’s wet dream comic. Does the rest of the comic make for something interesting, or is just filler till the next reference? Read on to find out!
Or – “It’s Retro, And That’s Okay, Dammit!” In the introduction to this issue, Paul Grist says that he’s a fan of comics, “not floppies or pamphlets or any of those other slightly derogatory terms that people use to belittle the format.” As I write these words, I haven’t gotten any further than writing this introduction, and those words alone have earned him about a star-and-a-half on my rating scale. How will the actual story bits fare?