Weekly DC Review: August 27th, 2021 (Week 34)

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Weekly Omissions- Batman: Reptilian #3, Superman ’78 #1, Superman vs. Lobo #1, Icon & Rocket: Season One #2

Hero Of The Week- Despite Superman putting in a ton of Appearances this week, our Hero Of The Week is Wonder Woman. Diana Prince put up 30 Points in 2 Appearances, also scoring Performance Of The Week with 18 Points in a single Appearance.

Antagonist Of The Week – It was a tie this week, as both of Wonder Woman’s central antagonist in her books brought in 6 points; Mr. Mxyzptlik and Apollo.

Book Of The Week- So both Action Comics #1034 and Wonder Woman: Black & Gold #3 brought in 34 Points this week, but Wonder Woman did with less characters; Wonder Woman: Black & Gold #3 had 5 Characters, while Action Comics #1034 had 7 Characters. Wonder Woman: Black & Gold #3 gave us our Hero, Antagonist, Book, and Performance of the Week, sweeping all the categories.

Welcome to the League – 1 New Antagonist Added: Phobeus Apollo

MONTH END STATS

HEROES

1.) Batman (Bruce Wayne) – 608 Points (117 Appearances)
2.) Superman (Clark Kent) – 372 Points (65 Appearances)
3.) Wonder Woman (Diana Prince) – 303 Points (40 Appearances)
4.) Superman (Jonathan Kent) – 224 Points (36 Appearances)
5.) Nightwing (Dick Grayson) – 200 Points (44 Appearances)
6.) Robin (Damian Wayne) – 154 Points (35 Appearances)
7.) Catwoman (Selina Kyle) – 148 Points (21 Appearances)
8.) Batman (Jace Fox) – 146 Points (27 Appearances)
9.) Oracle (Barbara Gordon – 145 Points (45 Appearances)
10.) Red Hood (Jason Todd) – 141 Points (26 Appearances)

Commentary: 70% Gotham, and Wonder Woman is closing the gap on Superman. She does a lot more with her Appearances than anyone else at her level. I predict Jason will overtake Jace and Babs, and possibly even Selina.

ANTAGONISTS

1.) Scarecrow – 71 Points (21 Appearances)
2.) Ghost Maker – 60 Points (7 Appearances)
3.) Black Adam – 58 Points (14 Appearances)
4.) Poison Ivy – 55 Points (12 Appearances)
5.) Killer Croc- 54 Points (15 Appearances)
6.) The Joker – 50 Points (18 Appearances)
7.) Lex Luthor – 48 Points (13 Appearances)
8.) Talia Al Ghul – 46 Points (18 Appearances)
9.) Vandal Savage – 44 Points (13 AppearancesCD
10.) Mister Freeze – 43 Points (12 Appearances)

Commentary: The fight at the top will be between Scarecrow and Ghost Maker, as both rack up Appearances during Fear State. My money is on Ghost Maker; the top 3 all have divisions of 7 Appearances and Ghost Maker is killing it.

WEEK 33 / WEEK 35

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

Action Comics #1034 (34)
Apollo – Flight
Aquaman (AC)
Midnighter –
Blunt, Durability, Gun, Personality, TU (Mister Miracle) DA (Cultists)
Mister Miracle (SN) –
Agility, Influence, Melee, Strength, Tech, TU (Midnighter), DA (Cultists)
Supergirl (KK) –
Durability, Flight, Sense, Speed
Superman (CK) –
Durability, Flight, Ice, Sense, Speed
Superman (JK) – Durability, Flight, Sense, Speed
Checkmate #3 (27)
Colonel Trevor – TU (Robin)
Director Bones-
TU (Robin)
Green Arrow (OQ)-
TU (Robin)
Manhunter (KS) –
TU (Robin)
Robin (DW) –
Vehicle, TU (Checkmate), LT
Superman (CK) –
Flight, Melee, Sense, TU (Robin)
The Question (VS) – TU (Robin)
Antagonist(s)
Malcolm Merlyn
Manhunter (MS) –
Deception, Intellect, Teleport
Talia Al Ghul –
Deception
Toyman 
Detective Comics #1042 (21)
Batman (BW) – Ensnare, Melee, Rage, Tech, Willpower, DA (Vile)
Huntress (HB) – Melee, Precision, Projectile, Sense, DA (Vile)
Oracle (BG) 
Red Hood (JT) – Blunt, Melee, Stealth, Tech
Antagonist(s)
The Penguin – Weapon
Harley Quinn #6 (19)
Catwoman (SK) – Agility, Ensnare, Heal, Melee, Weapon, Whip, TU (Harley Quinn), DA (Magistrate Men) 
Harley Quinn –
Blunt, Melee, Weapon, TU (Catwoman), DA (Goons)
Antagonist(s)
Hugo Strange
Scarecrow (JC) –
Melee, Strength
Mister Miracle: The Source Of Freedom #4 (4)
Mister Miracle (SN) – CD: Learned His Mentor Was His Grand-Father
Antagonist(s)
Orion – Vehicle
Robin #5 (19)
Connor Hawke
Flatline
Nightwing (DG) –
Influence, Tech, LT 
Ravager 
Red Hood (JT) –
Projectile
Robin (DW) –
Agility, Influence, Melee, Projectile, Tech
Robin (TD) – Melee
Spoiler (SB) – Tech
Superman: Son Of Kal-El #2 (14)
Superman (CK) – Flight, Influence
Superman (JK) –
Deception, Durability, Energy, Flight, Sense, Speed, Strength, Vehicle, SC, DA (Kyle)
Wonder Woman #778 (25)
Deadman (BB) – Teleport
Queen Hippolyta –
CD: Decides To Reveal Themyscria’s Bloody Past
Wonder Woman (DP) –
Artifact, Blade, Durability, Ensnare, Flight, Influence, Melee, Strength, Weapon, TU (Bat-Mite), LT
Antagonist(s)
Bat-Mite – Tech, TU (Wonder Woman), LT
Mr. Mxyzptlik –
Flight, Vehicle, Water, TU (Wonder Woman)
Wonder Woman: Black & Gold #3 (34)
Colonel Trevor – Gun, Influence, Vehicle
Queen Hippolyta –
Blade, Influence
Vixen –
Creature, Sense, Telepathy, 
Wonder Woman (DP) – Agility, Blade, Deception, Flight, Influence, Magic Defensive, Melee, Projectile, Sense, Strength, Suit, Vehicle, Whip, Willlpower, TU (Apollo), SC, DA (Security Guards)
Antagonist(s)
Phobeus Apollo – Energy Offensive, Ensnare, Flight, TU (Wonder Woman) 


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