Weekly DC Review: January 15th, 2021 (Week 2)


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Hero Of The Week-  For the second week in a row, Jonathan Kent took Hero Of The Week. He shines brighter than his father ever did as Superman, because Clark was rarely able to wrestle a Hero Of The Week away from Wonder Woman, while Jonathan runs circles around two of them.

Antagonist Of The Week – It was a remarkably quiet week for Antagonists, with only four putting in Appearances. Felix Faust took third with Two Points, Doctor Psycho took second with Three Points, and Vandal Savage took first with Eight Points over Two Appearances.

Book Of The Week- It is so lovely to have a week where no comics break into triple digit Points. This week’s highest performer was Future State: Justice League #1, which put up 56 Points over 14 Characters.

Statistical Notes-  6 New Heroes, 1 Antagonist Added.

Key: TU – Team-Up; LT – Lead Team; SC – Save Civilian; CD – Character Development; DA – Defeat Antagonist.

Challenge Of The Super-Sons #5 (15)
Robin (DW) – Blade, Durability, Strength, LT
Superboy (JK) – Durability, Energy Offensive, Flight, Strength
Felix Faust – Telepathy
Vandal Savage – Melee, Strength
Future State: Dark Detective #1 (18)
Batman (BW) – Durability, Melee, Tech
Grifter – Blade, Deception, Durability, Gun, Melee, Weapon, TU (Luke Fox), LT
Huntress – Stealth
Luke Fox (LF) – Gun, TU (Grifter)
Future State: Green Lantern #1 (30)
Green Lantern (GG) – Artifact, Energy Defensive, Flight, Intellect, LT
Green Lantern (G’Nort) – Claws, Claws Offensive, DA (Goons in Red)
Green Lantern (JC) – Blade, Explosive, Melee, Stealth, Tech, Weapon, CD: Joins Sinestro Corps, DA (Yellow Lanterns)
Green Lantern (JS) – Blade, Gun, Weapon, LT
Green Lantern (Kilowag)
Green Lantern (Salaak) – Appendage, Gun, Weapon
Future State: Justice League #1 (56)
Aquaman (AC)
Aquawoman (AC)– Blade, Melee, Water, Water Offensive, CD: Joined The Justice League
Batman (JF) – Melee, Suit, Tech, CD: Joined The Justice League
Detective Chimp – Intellect, Morph, Personality, Sleuth, CD: Bonded to Etrigan
Doctor Fate (KH) – Deception, Magic
Etrigan – Flames, Morph, Personality, CD: Bonded to Detective Chimp
Green Lantern (JM) – Artifact, Energy, Energy Defensive, Energy Offensive, Flight, Sleuth, CD: Joined The Justice League
Madame Xanadu – Artifact
Superman (JK) – Energy Offensive, Flight, Melee, CD: Joined The Justice League
The Flash (Jesse) – Melee, Speed, Speed Offensive, CD: Joined The Justice League
Wonder Woman (YF) – Ensnare, Flight, Whip, CD: Joined The Justice League
Zatanna – Magic Offensive, Teleport
Future State: Kara Zor-El, Superwoman #1 (7)
Superwoman (KK) – Energy, Energy Offensive, Flight, Melee, Weapon, SC
Future State: Robin Eternal #1 (15)
Robin (TD) – Explosive, Intellect, Invisibility, Melee, Sleuth, Vehicle, TU (Spoiler), LT
Spoiler (SB) – Gun, Melee, Tech, Weapon, TU (Robin)
Future State: Superman/Wonder Woman #1 (15)
Midnighter – Intellect, TU (Superman), LT
Superman (JK) – Absorb, Energy Offensive, Flight, Wind, SC, TU (Midnighter)
Wonder Woman (YF) – Flight, Strength, SC
Future State: Teen Titans #1 (28)
Beast Boy – Morph, CD: Morphed with Cyborg
Bunker – Energy, Energy Defensive
Crush – Artifact
Cyborg – Ensnare, Flight, CD: Morphed with Beast Boy
Donna Troy
Jakeem Thunder
Kid Flash (WW) – Speed
Nightwing (DG) – Stealth, Vehicle
Raven – Magic, Sense
Red Arrow (EQ) – Vehicle
Starfire – LT
Sensational Wonder Woman #2 (10)
Hawkgirl (KS) – Flight
Wonder Woman (DP) – Blade, Ensnare, Flight, Melee
Doctor Psycho – Telekinesis, Telekinesis Offensive
Truth & Justice #2 (17)
Doctor Mist – Energy, Telekinesis, TU (Vixen), LT, DA (Vandal Savage)
Vixen – Flight, Melee, Sense, Strength, TU (Doctor Mist)
Vandal Savage – Artifact, Durability, Energy, Telekinesis 

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