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SUPERPATRIOT #1-4 (1993) by G-Man

20-years ago a group of 8 comic book creators brought their collective heads together and formed Image Comics.  Todd McFarlane, Jim Lee, Rob Liefield, Marc Silvestri, Erik Larsen, Jim Valentino, Whilce Portacio & Chris Claremont brought a new approach to the corporate take on who owned the rights to the characters being created.  One of the earliest creations from those early days was Superpatriot – an Erik Larsen creation from the pages of Savage Dragon which spun-off into his own mini-series.

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Ok, so we probably got carried away with ourselves last month when we got the first glimpse of the first DCNew52, Justice League. DC’s hype-machine had been running for month’s ahead of the launch, we’d just come out of a Flashpoint high and we were ready to explode at the anticipation of a new world and new costumes. 51 issues later and we are in a much better position to see what JL#1 was really like – i.e. note quite the best of the bunch. But what does #2 do to try and improve on this?

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