Weekly DC Review: July 30, 2021 (Week 30)

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Weekly Omissions- Batman: Reptilian #2, The Other History Of The DC Universe #5

Hero Of The Week- Wonder Woman returns to claim a Hero Of The Week with 19 Points over 3 Appearances. Meanwhile in Gotham, Huntress and Harley Quinn tied for Performance Of The Week with 12 Points in a Single Appearance.

Antagonist Of The Week – Solomon Grundy vs Mark Shaw, both brought in 7 Points but it took Grundy Two Appearances to do that.

Book Of The Week- It was the Event Title, Infinite Frontier #3, with 54 Points over 19 Characters.

Welcome to the League – 3 Heroes, 3 Antagonists Added: Atom Smasher (Albert Rothstein) Damage (Grant Emerson) Wildcat (Yolanda Montez) ; Chronos (David Clinton) Flatline, Gentleman Ghost (James Craddock)

LAST WEEK / WEEK 31

Month End Rankings –

HEROES
1.) Batman (Bruce Wayne) – 562 Points, 107 Appearances
2.) Superman (Clark Kent) – 339 Points, 59 Appearances
3.) Wonder Woman (Diana Prince) – 261 Points, 35 Appearances
4.) Superboy (Jonathan Kent) – 206 Points, 33 Appearances
5.) Nightwing (Dick Grayson) – 178 Points, 40 Appearances
6.) Robin (Damian Wayne) – 143 Points, 32 Appearances
7.) Batman (Jace Fox) – 131 Points, 25 Appearances
8.) Catwoman (Selina Kyle) – 125 Points, 18 Appearances
9.) Oracle (BG) – 125 Points, 38 Appearances
10.) Harley Quinn – 116 Points, 24 Appearances

Commentary: Oracle and Catwoman are neck and neck. Catwoman’s put 125 Points in 20 less Appearances though. Harley Quinn edges Jason Todd out of the Top 10 by a single Point. Barry Allen and Oliver Queen are neck and neck for 12th place.

ANTAGONISTS


1.) Scarecrow – 60 Points, 18 Appearances

2.) Poison Ivy – 55 Points, 12 Appearances
3.) Black Adam – 54 Points, 13 Appearances
4.) Killer Croc- 54 Points, 15 Appearances
5.) Lex Luthor – 47 Points, 12 Appearances
6.) Ghost Maker – 44 Points, 6 Appearances
7.) Vandal Savage – 44 Points, 13 Appearances
8.) The Joker – 44 Points, 16 Appearances
9.) Talia Al Ghul – 42 Points, 12 Appearances
10.) Clayface – 41 Points, 10 Appearances

Commentary: Mr. Freeze is out, again. Ghost-Maker was the big winner, entering the Top 10 at 6th overall. After a no-show from Ivy, Scarecrow has finally taken the #1 spot as we lead into Fear State.

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

Action Comics #1033 (29)
Aquaman (AC) 
Batman (BW) 
Black Canary (DL) 
Green Arrow (OQ) 
Hawkgirl (KS) 
Midnighter – Blunt, Melee, TU (Mister Miracle), LT, DA (Security Forces)
Mister Miracle (SN) – Melee, Tech, Weapon, TU (Midnighter), DA (Security Forces)
Naomi 
Queen Hippolyta 
Supergirl (KK) – Flight
Superman (CK) – Flight, Influence
Superman (JK) – Flight
Antagonist(s)
Mongul – Tech, LT
Batman Secret Origins: Huntress #1 (13)
Huntress (HB) – Durability, Melee, Projectile, Sense, Tech, Vehicle, Weapon, Willpower, SC, CD: Gains New Powers, DA (Vile Leftovers)
Oracle (BG) 
Checkmate #2 (24)
Green Arrow (OQ) – Explosive, Projectile, Sleuth
Robin (DW) 
Superman (CK) –
Energy, Flight
The Question (VS) – Sleuth
Antagonist(s)
Malcolm Merlyn – Projectile, Weapon
Manhunter (Mark Shaw) –
Energy, Ensnare, Melee, Suit, Telekinesis, LT
Talia Al Ghul –
Assassin, Melee, Stealth
Detective Comics #1040 (13)
Batman (BW) – Durability, Melee, Projectile, Suit, Tech
Man-Bat (KL) – Durability, Flight, Willpower, CD: Death, DA (Demon)
Oracle (BG) – Computers, Sleuth, LT
Antagonist(s)
The Joker – Blade, Explosive
The Penguin –
Flames, TU (Mr. Worth)
Harley Quinn #5 (24)
Batman (BW) – Melee, DA (Hugo Strange)
Harley Quinn – Blunt, Deception, Explosive, Intellect, Melee, Water, Weapon, TU (Solomon Grundy), LT, SC, DA (Hugo Strange)
Antagonist(s)
Hugo Strange – Melee, Strength
Solomon Grundy –
Melee, Strength, TU (Harley Quinn), SC, DA (Lockwood)
Infinite Frontier #3 (54)
Atom Smasher (Albert Rothstein) – Grow, Strength
Black Lantern (RH) –
Artifact, Energy, Energy Offensive, Flight, Projectile
Cameron Chase –
Gun, DA (Green Lantern)
Captain Carrot 
Damage (Grant Emerson)
Director Bones 
Green Lantern (AS) –
Blunt, Energy, Energy Offensive, Ensnare, Flight, Stealth, LT, DA (Solomon Grundy)
Jade –
LT
Obsidian – Energy, Energy Offensive, Ensnare, Flight, Melee, Stealth, Whip, DA (Gentleman Ghost)
Powergirl (Karen Starr)
President Superman – Durability, Flight, LT 
The Flash (BA) – Speed
Wildcat (Yolanda Montez)
Antagonist(s)
Batman (TW) – Projectile
Chronos (David Clinton)
Gentleman Ghost (James Craddock)
Hector Hammond –
Vehicle, LT, CD: Restored To Factory Settings
Psycho Pirate –
Influence
Solomon Grundy
Mister Miracle – The Source Of Freedom #3 (10)
Mister Miracle (SN) – Computers, Durability, Energy, Flight, Melee, Speed, Strength, Suit, Tech
Robin #3 (22)
Connor Hawke
Flatline
Nightwing (DG) –
Tech
Ravager (RW)
Red Hood (JT) –
Tech
Robin (DW) –
Stealth, Tech, Thief, Vehicle, Willpower, TU (Ra’s Al Ghul)
Robin (TD) – Tech
Spoiler (SB) – Tech
Antagonist(s)
Ra’s Al Ghul – Creature, Influence, TU (Damian Wayne)
Strange Adventures #11 (8)
Adam Strange – Deception, Gun, Influence
Alanna Strange – Gun, Melee, Weapon, 
Superman: Son Of Kal-El #1 (28)
Batman (BW)
Green Lantern (JS) –
Energy,  Energy Defensive, Flight
Martian Manhunter-
Flight, Intangibility
Robin (DW) –
Agility, Influence, Melee, DA (Ninjas) 
Superman (CK) –
Flight, Speed
Superman (JK) –
Durability, Energy, Flight, Ice, Influence, Melee, Sense, Speed, LT, SC
Wonder Woman (DP)
Teen Titans Academy #5 (6)
Batman (BW) 
Nightwing (DG) – Tech, DA (Doctor Grussel)
Starfire – Flight
Wonder Woman #776 (15)
Deadman (BB) – Magic
Wonder Woman (DP) –
Blade, Ensnare, Influence, Magic, Melee, Strength, Whip, TU (Siegfried), CD: Learns Her Mother Tried To Bury Themyscira’s Past
Antagonist(s)
Circe – Artifact, Influence
Wonder Woman: Black & Gold #2 (24)
Artemis- Agility, Strength
Nubia –
Agility, Melee, Strength, TU (Wonder Woman), DA (Artemis)
Queen Hippolyta –
Business
Superman (CK)
Wonder Woman (DP) –
Agility, Blade, Flight, Melee, Strength, Suit, DA (Eris)
Antagonist(s)
Circe – Magic
Zeus – Energy



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