Weekly DC Review: May 28, 2021 (Week 21)

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Weekly Excluded Comics RWBY/Justice League #10 (Alt), The Other History Of The DC Universe #4 (Alt)

Hero Of The Week- Batman with 35 Points over 4 Appearances. He also took Performance of the Week, scoring 15 Points in a single Appearance (Adam Strange scored 13 Points). Damian Wayne and Clark Kent tied for second with 14 Points over 2 Appearances. In one Appearance, Batman had beaten everyone this week.

Antagonist Of The Week – With the Suicide Squad and most of Batman’s Rogues Gallery out to play this week, there was actually more than a handful of villains. Peacemaker put up an admirable effort with 5 Points, but Clayface takes it this week with 6 Points.

Book Of The Week- Neither Batman’s Rogues or the Bat-Family itself could beat the return of the Seven Soldiers Of Victory in Stargirl Spring Break Special #1, which brought in 53 Points over 10 Characters.

Welcome To The League – 6 New Heroes: The new Mister Miracle (Shilo Norman), and The Seven Soldiers Of Victory (5 of Them): Crimson Avenger, Shining Knight, STRIPES, Vigilante, Wing

1.) Batman (Bruce Wayne) – 393 Points, 69 Appearances

2.) Superman (Clark Kent) – 258 Points, 40 Appearances
3.) Wonder Woman (Diana Prince) – 192 Points, 27 Appearances
4.) Superboy (Jonathan Kent) – 179 Points, 28 Appearances
5.) Nightwing (Dick Grayson) – 132 Points, 27 Appearances
6.) Batman (Jace Fox) – 113 Points, 22 Appearances
7.) Robin (Damian Wayne) – 109 Points, 24 Appearances
8.) Catwoman (Selina Kyle) – 102 Points, 14 Appearances
9.) Red Hood (Jason Todd) – 88 Points, 13 Appearances
10.) Harley Quinn (Harleen Quinzel) – 87 Points, 18 Appearances

Commentary: Harley Quinn slips in, as most of the Top 10 cross over the 100 Points threshold. Selina Kyle is perhaps the most impressive performer, scoring 102 Points with 14 Appearances, nearly half of those above her.

1.) Poison Ivy – 50 Points, 10 Appearances
2.) Scarecrow – 47 Points, 14 Appearances
3.) Black Adam – 41 Points, 9 Appearances
4.) Vandal Savage – 41 Points, 11 Appearances
5.) Lex Luthor – 38 Points, 8 Appearances
6.) Sinestro- 34 Points, 5 Appearances
7.) Killer Croc- 34 Points, 9 Appearances
8.) The Joker – 33 Points, 13 Appearances
9.) Clayface – 32 Points, 6 Appearances
10.) Talia Al Ghul – 31 Points, 8 Appearances

Commentary: Poison Ivy’s lead begins to shrivel as Scare-Crow continues towards his big event in August. Queen Ivy looks to be a Ram V storyline, so these two will be in direct competition with each other. An otherwise unremarkable month, I keep expecting Penguin to show up here, but he’s only at 19, despite 11 Appearances.

WEEK 20 / WEEK 22

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

Action Comics #1031 (34)
Aquaman –
Flight, TU (Superman), LT
Midnighter –
Gun, Personality, Sense, Teleport, Weapon
Superboy (JK) –
Computers, Durability, Flight, TU (Supergirl), SC
Supergirl (KK) –
Flight, Intellect, TU (Superboy)
Superman (CK) –
Durability, Flight, Intellect, Melee, Strength, Suit, TU (Aquaman), LT, SC, DA (Warships)
Mongul – Tech
Batman: Black & White #6 (39)
Batman (BW) – Agility, Blade, Durability, Explosive, Intellect, Melee, Projectile, Rage, Suit, Tech, Toxin, Weapon, SC, DA (Chessman Blanc)
Commissioner Gordon 
Man-Bat (KL) – Melee
Bane – Melee
Clayface –
Blade, Melee, Morph, Strength, Stretch
Hugo Strange –
Killer Croc
Mad-Hatter –
Possession, LT 
Mr. Freeze –
The Joker –
The Penguin –
Two Face 
Batman/Superman #18 (10)
Batman (BW) – Blade, Suit, Tech, LT
Oracle (BG) –
Sleuth, TU (Superman)
Superman (CK) – TU (Oracle) 
DC’s Round Robin #1 (41)
Harley Quinn – Agility, Blunt, Fourth Wall, Gun, Intellect, Weapon, DA (Goons) 
Nightwing (DG) –
Agility, Blunt, Intellect, Weapon, TU (Robin), LT, DA (Disciples of Anarky) 
Red Hood (JT) – Assassin, Blade, Ensnare, Stealth, TU (Robin), DA (Disciples of Anarky) 
Robin (DW) – Explosive, Intellect, Melee, TU (Robin), DA (Disciples of Anarky) 
Robin (TD) – Computers, Intellect, Melee, Suit, TU (Robin), DA (Disciples of Anarky) 
Spoiler (SB) – Blunt, Tech, TU (Robin), DA (Disciples of Anarky) 
Detective Comics #1036 (19)
Batman (BW) – Computers, Deception, Suit, TU (Huntress), SC
Huntress (HB) – Agility, Gun, Precision, Projectile, Sleuth, Tech, Weapon, TU (Batman), DA (Mary’s Ex)
Oracle (BG) – DA (Mary’s Ex)
The Penguin (OC)
Harley Quinn #3 (9)
Harley Quinn – Agility, Durability, Intellect, Melee
Hugo Strange – Toxin, LT
Solomon Grundy 
Legends Of The Dark Knight #9 (14)
Batman (BW) – Computers, Intellect, Precision, Projectile, Strength, Suit, Tech, Vehicle, LT
Martian Manhunter – Intellect
Calendar Man – CD: Switched To The Martian Calendar 
Mister Miracle & The Source Of Freedom #1 (11)
Mister Miracle (SN) – Artifact, Business, Computers, Durability, Energy Defensive, Flight, Influence, Vehicle, SC, CD: New Mister Miracle
Robin #2 (16)
Hawke (CH) – Agility, Melee, Strength, DA 
Ravager (RW) –
Blade, Ensnare
Robin (DW) –
Agility, Blade, Heal, Precision, Projectile, Stealth, DA (Black Swan)
Stargirl Spring Break Special #1 (53)
Crimson Avenger (LT) – Sense, Vehicle, Weapon, CD: Death
Green Arrow (OQ) –
Melee, Precision, Projectile, Tech, TU (Red Arrow), CD: Joined The Seven Soldiers Of Victory
Red Arrow (EQ) – Agility, Projectile, Sleuth, Tech, TU (Seven Soldiers Of Victory), CD: Forms Friendship with Stargirl
Shining Knight (JA) – Blade, Creature, Flight, Weapon, TU (Red Arrow)
Speedy (RH) – Projectile, Tech, CD: Joined The Seven Soldiers Of Victory
Stargirl (CW) – Energy, Flight, Sense, Vehicle, TU (Red Arrow), CD: Forms Friendship with Red Arrow
STRIPES (PD) – Melee, Suit, Vehicle, TU (Red Arrow), LT
Vigilante (GS) – Ensnare, Melee, Whip, TU (Red Arrow)
Wing (WH) – SC, LT, CD: Death
Clock King (WT) – Melee, Tech, Teleport
Strange Adventures #10 (22)
Adam Strange – Deception, Flight, Gun, Influence, Intellect, Melee, Suit, Weapon, LT, SC, CD: Secretly Working For The Pykkts, DA (Pykkts) 
Alanna Strange – Business, Influence, Vehicle, CD: Learns Her Husband Lied About Their Daughter’s Death
Mr. Terrific – Intellect, Sleuth, CD: Discovered The Truth
Teen Titans Academy #3 (36)
Beast Boy
Crush –
Computers, Durability, Ensnare, Melee, Strength
Cyborg –
Donna Troy
Kid Flash (WW) –
Speed Defensive, Speed Offensive
Nightwing (DG) –
Raven – Sense
Red Arrow (EQ) – Projectile
Starfire – LT
Superboy (CK) – Durability, Flight, Melee,
Amanda Waller – LT
Peacemaker –
Durability, Strength, Tech, Whip
Talon –
Blade, Tech
Truth & Justice #13 (4) 
Batwoman (KK) – Melee, Sleuth, Vehicle

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