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Huntress and Power Girl (these versions) are still trying to figure out how they got to this alternate Earth, and Power Girl’s investigations take her to the super-collider in the Swiss Alps. There she finds a surprising attacker. Is it from Apokolips? In a flashback we see Huntress on a solo mission, first taking part in a women’s rights march in Boston, then going after a sniper firing on that march. Both stories are fun, full of action, and have a few interesting plot moments. The art is divided three ways this time, with George Perez and Scott Koblish doing a framing sequence, Jerry Ordway handling the Power Girl episode and Wes Craig and Serge Lapointe depicting Huntress. Of the three, I have to say my favorite was Ordway, who also does the cover. Jerry’s art is so solid and dynamic, and he really seems to be having fun with the character. Great stuff.
SWAMP THING continues the Rotworld storyline. Even though this is Part One, it felt like I’d missed some of the story already, but then I realized it’s a plot device by Scott Snyder. He’s thrown Swampy from Rotworld back to our world, but about a year later than he left it (though it seemed only a few hours). Earth is essentially conquered with only a few heroes remaining, attempting to stay alive and fight on. It’s an interesting way to begin. The art by Yanick Paquette is great, both lovely and horrible in turns, and as needed.
Both books are recommended.