know that scene in Avengers when Thor
is about to say something to Loki, and a split-second later Iron Man swoops in
knocking Thor off the edge of the cliff, leaving Loki to wonder WTF? Yeah, that
doesn’t happen here. Apparently common sense works differently in this
In the time
it takes Supergirl’s adoptive mother to drop a plane on Faora, there are paragraphs of dialogue, way more than
could ever be spoken in the split second between arrival and impact. It so
disappointing to discover a new title that offers so much, and then see the
execution stagger like a drunken sailor.
battle of super-beings around Leningrad continues, we learn the origin of this
reality’s Raven. It’s a tale as old as time, and destined for tragedy, as
typifies why I don’t enjoy reviewing single issues of modern comics. Each is
merely a chapter in an overall story, and while the first two issues I reads showed
so much promise and innovation, taken as a whole, Bombshells #29-32 eventually stumbled and fell – hard. I blame the
entire creative team, especially the editor, for failing to keep the book on an
Were I in
control, I would modify the costume designs, away from evening dresses and high
heels. I would also reduce the amount of dialogue when practical, especially in
the heavier action scenes.
say, it’s a series best read in small, monthly bites. I fear it won’t age well
when repackaged for the trade edition.