John Connors

The Friday Review: Powers: Who Killed Retro Girl?
28th December 2001
POWERS was a sensation when it launched in 2000, and picked up the Eisner Award for best new series. Does the first collection of Bendis and Oeming's superhuman whodunnit still live up to the hype?

When Legends and History Collide
23rd November 2001
With AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #36, writer J Michael Straczynski wrote his response to the events of September 11th. Eyewitness John Connors looks at what happens when fictional heroes are sent to the scene of a real-life tragedy.

The Friday Review: Batman: The Long Halloween
26th October 2001
With Halloween just around the corner, Ninth Art looks at the murder-mystery maxi-series that put the team of Tim Sale and Jeph Loeb on the map.

The Friday Review: Spider-Man: Kraven's Last Hunt
19th October 2001
Death in superhero comics is rarely a well-handled theme, especially when it's the inevitably fake death of a hero. In KRAVEN'S LAST HUNT, however, JM DeMatteis gives death its due.

The Great Dichotomy: If Hamlet Were an Asset
12th October 2001
Superhero stories dominate the sales charts, but for those readers looking for a good story, that very success is often what holds back the characters from growth and change.

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