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FT Metler reviewed Secret Weapons #3 Aug 18, 2017
9.5

Top notch.

Secret Weapons #3

By: Eric Heisserer, Raul Allen
Released: Aug 16, 2017

Team Spirits! Class is in session, and Amanda Mckee-the superpowered technopath known as Livewire-is here to show her unconventional class of recruits what it really takes to be a hero! And Lesson #1 is... teamwork! But as these once-abandoned psiots put their pain behind them and become a fully functioning unit, an even deadlier set of challenges ...

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FT Metler reviewed The Mighty Thor #21 Jul 22, 2017
9.0

Best issue of the series in a while. War Thor!!!

The Mighty Thor #21

By: Jason Aaron, Russell Dauterman
Released: Jul 19, 2017

THE ULTIMATE TEAM-UP!
•  The Queen of Cinders sets the realms ablaze - and even the combined might of three Thunder Gods may not be enough to put out the flames!
•  But the all-new Ultimate Thor has a shocking secret. Can Thor trust her newest ally to have her back as Malekith's army grows and the War of the Re...

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EDiakota reviewed The Mighty Thor #21 Jul 19, 2017
9.0

War Thor is a Badass

The Mighty Thor #21

By: Jason Aaron, Russell Dauterman
Released: Jul 19, 2017

THE ULTIMATE TEAM-UP!
•  The Queen of Cinders sets the realms ablaze - and even the combined might of three Thunder Gods may not be enough to put out the flames!
•  But the all-new Ultimate Thor has a shocking secret. Can Thor trust her newest ally to have her back as Malekith's army grows and the War of the Re...

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FT Metler reviewed Sisters of Sorrow #1 Jul 22, 2017
6.5

Should be better. Then I realize it's the same guy that did Lucas Stand, which I also thought coulda been better. Over-hyped and derivative.

Sisters of Sorrow #1

By: Kurt Sutter, Hyeonjin Kim
Released: Jul 19, 2017

Kurt Sutter (Sons of Anarchy, Mayans MC) brings this all-new original tale of revenge and recovery to comics with novelist Courtney Alameda (Shutter) and breakthrough artist Hyeonjin Kim.
By day, Dominique, Greta, Misha, and Sarah run a nonprofit women's shelter. At night, they each don a nun's habit and move through Los Angeles hunting down vi...

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FT Metler rated Ms. Marvel #20 Jul 22, 2017
9.0

Ms. Marvel #20

By: G. Willow Wilson, Marco Failla
Released: Jul 19, 2017

• Kamala Khan's older brother is in danger and she's determined to help him at all costs - but to rescue him she'll need help.
•  But who can she trust when Jersey City is more divided than ever?
•  It's becoming clear that this unrest in J.C. might be more personal than Kamala ever considered...
...

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FT Metler reviewed Super Sons #6 Jul 22, 2017
8.5

Robin's neverending scowl doesn't get old - seeing him get put in his place some is great! Super Sons is Super Fun. Yea it is.

Super Sons #6

By: Peter J. Tomasi, Jorge Jimenez
Released: Jul 19, 2017

"Planet of the Capes" part one. ROBIN has a new member of the Teen Titans in mind and it's SUPERBOY! But the Boy of Steel's induction might be short-lived due to an unexpected strike from a group of villains that will send the Super Sons and Teen Titans on their wildest adventure yet! Plus, the first look at the all new Super Sons headquarters!

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FT Metler reviewed Calexit #1 Jul 17, 2017
9.5

Superb.

Calexit #1

By: Matt Pizzolo, Amancay Nahuelpan
Released: Jul 12, 2017

What if a fascist, autocratic President took over the United States? And what if that President lost California, the sixth largest economy on Earth, by nearly 2-to-1...a margin of almost 3 1/2 million votes? What if the day after that President took power, the largest mass demonstration in history occurred, and the state with the largest turnout wa...

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FT Metler reviewed Animosity #8 Jul 15, 2017
9.5

Stunningly well written. One of the best issues yet of one of the year's best series. Don't miss it.

Animosity #8

By: Marguerite Bennett, Rafael de Latorre
Released: Jul 12, 2017

If you can't see your enemy, how can you fight? If you can't see your enemy, how can you survive? From  Marguerite Bennett (INSEXTS, DC's Bombshells, and A-Force) and Rafael De Latorre  (SUPERZERO).

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Joe reviewed The Divided States of Hysteria #1 Jun 10, 2017
3.5

Alright, I had hopes for this comic, I thought it would be like Secret Empire, except with teeth and balls. Instead its utterly incomprehensible. My initial reaction was a bored "eh, its ok", but that devolved into antipathy pretty quickly. This book seems designed to get as much controversy as possible, scenes depicting racism, transphobia, islamic extremism are shoved forward faster then the rea more

The Divided States of Hysteria #1

By: Howard Chaykin, Howard Chaykin
Released: Jun 7, 2017

An America sundered.  
An America enraged.  
An America terrified.  
An America shattered by greed and racism, violence and fear, nihilism and tragedy...
...and that's when everything really goes to hell.

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FT Metler reviewed Sacred Creatures #1 Jul 9, 2017
7.5

Cross Black Monday Murders with Kill or Be Killed with a dash of The Omen and you get this book. Not bad, but not great.

Sacred Creatures #1

By: Pablo Raimondi, Pablo Raimondi
Released: Jul 5, 2017

When the supernatural forces maintaining the fragile balance of power in this world start to unravel, Josh Miller, a young college grad and expecting father, is caught in the middle of a vast conspiracy threatening to tear apart the foundations of humanity as we know it. As myth and reality collide, Josh finds himself on the frontline of a battle a...

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FT Metler reviewed World Reader #3 Jun 17, 2017
9.0

Phenomenal. Can't wait for the next issue. A psychedelic sci-fi ghost story. Yea, that's right and you'll love it too!

World Reader #3

By: Jeff Loveness, Juan Doe
Released: Jun 14, 2017

Sarah's haunted memories of Earth - and the man she left behind - are revealed. Her powers are pushed to the breaking point as she travels to the most mysterious dead world yet. Her mind shatters, and her lonely mission edges further towards disaster.
From Groot and Jimmy Kimmel Live! writer Jeff Loveness and AMERICAN MONSTER, ANIMOSITY: THE RI...

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FT Metler reviewed Defenders #1 Jun 17, 2017
8.0

Solid start. Could've done with more comic, less Luke Cage 'interview'.

Defenders #1

By: Brian Michael Bendis, David Marquez
Released: Jun 14, 2017

Daredevil! Luke Cage! Jessica Jones! Iron Fist! Individually, these four heroes have been on the front lines of the battle to keep the streets of the city safe and secure! But now, with a deadly enemy from the dim past making a major move to unite the underworld, they will need to become more - they will need to become DEFENDERS! Brian Michael Bend...

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FT Metler reviewed Jessica Jones #9 Jun 13, 2017
8.0

A step up from recent issues. Feels tighter, with fun moments and good character development bits.

Jessica Jones #9

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Michael Gaydos
Released: Jun 7, 2017

The mysteries of Maria Hill! Ousted by the world peacekeeping task force to which she dedicated her life, Maria Hill has no choice but to turn to Jessica Jones to help her find...the last secrets.
Parental Advisory

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JBL Reviews reviewed Jessica Jones #9 Jun 9, 2017
10

Great issue

Jessica Jones #9

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Michael Gaydos
Released: Jun 7, 2017

The mysteries of Maria Hill! Ousted by the world peacekeeping task force to which she dedicated her life, Maria Hill has no choice but to turn to Jessica Jones to help her find...the last secrets.
Parental Advisory

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CSPatterson reviewed Jessica Jones #9 Jun 10, 2017
9.5

This is the book I've been searching for since the Punisher MAX run ended. Bendis delivers! He takes you inside Jessicas' mind, I honestly felt,her pain and joys through his writing. Gaydos' artwork is unique, I get an Indie comic feel from it and his work has grown on me with each issue. The covers dine by David Mack are beautiful! Maybe the best cover artist since Tim Bradstreet. I anxiously awa more

Jessica Jones #9

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Michael Gaydos
Released: Jun 7, 2017

The mysteries of Maria Hill! Ousted by the world peacekeeping task force to which she dedicated her life, Maria Hill has no choice but to turn to Jessica Jones to help her find...the last secrets.
Parental Advisory

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Rick Jonez reviewed Jessica Jones #9 Jun 10, 2017
8.5

Lots of fun scenes and making up to offset the painfully slow series pace.

Jessica Jones #9

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Michael Gaydos
Released: Jun 7, 2017

The mysteries of Maria Hill! Ousted by the world peacekeeping task force to which she dedicated her life, Maria Hill has no choice but to turn to Jessica Jones to help her find...the last secrets.
Parental Advisory

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5.5

What the hell did I just read?? One of the most confusing narratives and presentations I have ever tried to follow. Is it a good story? Who the hell knows. No thanks.

The Divided States of Hysteria #1

By: Howard Chaykin, Howard Chaykin
Released: Jun 7, 2017

An America sundered.  
An America enraged.  
An America terrified.  
An America shattered by greed and racism, violence and fear, nihilism and tragedy...
...and that's when everything really goes to hell.

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FT Metler reviewed Secret Empire #3 Jun 2, 2017
7.5

Bit cluttered, both art and story, but an enjoyable read.

Secret Empire #3

By: Nick Spencer, Andrea Sorrentino
Released: May 31, 2017

Under constant attack from wave after wave of invading Chitauri aliens, Captain Marvel and the deep space task force under her command is waging a war of attrition - one they may not be able to survive! And back on Earth, things aren't looking too rosy for Hawkeye and his band of renegade heroes, either! But don't worry -THE SECRET EMPIRE WILL AVEN...

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DigIt reviewed Hulk #6 May 31, 2017
1.0

That's the Hulk we've waited 9 months for? Nothing like the fantastic covers. Awful. Just awful.

Hulk #6

By: Mariko Tamaki, Nico Leon
Released: May 31, 2017

DARKNESS DESCENDS...AND THE BEAST RISES!
•  Ever since the events of the second super hero civil war, JEN WALTERS has been doing everything she can to prevent herself from transforming into her rage-filled alter ego...
•  ...but now she must confront a dark force called forward by MAISE BREWN's fear. To survive, and save the lives o...

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FT Metler - Jun 1, 2017

Nailed it. Nothing like the covers. Not even close.

FT Metler reviewed X-Men: Blue #4 May 29, 2017
9.0

Makes me forget about all the negative noise surrounding Marvel's output right now - fantastic stuff. Totally catches the spirit of Marvel without trying too hard.

X-Men: Blue #4

By: Cullen Bunn, Julian Lopez
Released: May 24, 2017

• SNIKT.
•  SNIKT.
•  SNIKT.
Rated T+

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FT Metler rated Old Guard #4 May 27, 2017
8.5

Old Guard #4

By: Greg Rucka, Leandro Fernandez
Released: May 24, 2017

"PART FOUR"
Nile starts to get the hang of things, and Andy's armor begins to crack. Joe and Nicky visit Dubai (not by choice), and Booker gets a line on Copley...much to Copley's chagrin.

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FT Metler rated Super Sons #4 May 23, 2017
8.5

Super Sons #4

By: Peter J. Tomasi, Jorge Jimenez
Released: May 17, 2017

"When I Grow Up" part four! As our young heroes struggle to break free of the deadly Kid Amazo's control, they discover the truth behind this young villain's power! But with an army at his command, and his sights set on total domination, the boys will need to put up the fight of their young lives to stop him! Is the key to stopping him not beating ...

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MPLSrobit reviewed Superman #23 May 18, 2017
6.5

Artwork was really uneven.

Superman #23

By: Peter J. Tomasi, Doug Mahnke
Released: May 17, 2017

"BLACK DAWN" part two! The mysterious force behind Superman's defeat reveals itself. Superboy wonders what is so great about Truth, Justice and the American way. Will Jon turn against his father?
RATED T

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FT Metler reviewed Superman #23 May 22, 2017
7.0

Confusing story jumps, art that looks rushed for certain pages...not the best issue of the arc.

Superman #23

By: Peter J. Tomasi, Doug Mahnke
Released: May 17, 2017

"BLACK DAWN" part two! The mysterious force behind Superman's defeat reveals itself. Superboy wonders what is so great about Truth, Justice and the American way. Will Jon turn against his father?
RATED T

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9.5

Britannia: We Who Are About to Die #2

By: Peter Milligan, Juan Jose Ryp
Released: May 17, 2017

God complex! Achillia and Antonius remain hot on the trail of whatever - or whoever - is causing the civilization's elite to fall into a deadly illness. As gods and monsters stalk the pair both inside and outside of the gladiatorial arena, Rome's greatest detective and its rising gladiator must separate the hauntings from hoaxes in a blood-boiling ...

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FT Metler reviewed Weapon X #3 May 14, 2017
7.0

Getting better. Heavy on the action, which is a strength for this comic. Domino is the best part of the run yet.

Weapon X #3

By: Greg Pak, Greg Land
Released: May 10, 2017

ENTER: DOMINO!
•  The mysterious director of the Weapon X Program has chosen it's next target: the Soldier of Good Fortunes known as Domino.
•  If Old Man Logan and Sabretooth barely survived attacks by Weapon X's new monsters, how will Domino fare -  
without the help of an enhanced healing factor or Adamantium skeleton? Sh...

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Rick Jonez reviewed Weapon X #3 May 12, 2017
7.0

Not bad but not special. More exciting to read INTO it, what COULD happen. Clean art is a plus adding Dom to the mix make it more than an average buddy cops-esque TV ep. Nice cover.

Weapon X #3

By: Greg Pak, Greg Land
Released: May 10, 2017

ENTER: DOMINO!
•  The mysterious director of the Weapon X Program has chosen it's next target: the Soldier of Good Fortunes known as Domino.
•  If Old Man Logan and Sabretooth barely survived attacks by Weapon X's new monsters, how will Domino fare -  
without the help of an enhanced healing factor or Adamantium skeleton? Sh...

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FT Metler reviewed All-New Wolverine #20 May 13, 2017
6.5

Kirk does some great covers, but boy does his interior work need some cleaning up. Weak, rushed art. Decent writing.

All-New Wolverine #20

By: Tom Taylor, Leonard Kirk
Released: May 10, 2017

THE RACE AGAINST TIME CONTINUES!
•  WOLVERINE's got a brand-new suit, but she's the same claw-popping, sarcastic-quipping, efficient hero that we know and love.
•  But now that the sickness is spreading, to what lengths will LAURA go to help the people in danger?
•  Tune in, True Believer, and find out!
Rated T+

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jtefft reviewed Secret Warriors #1 May 10, 2017
9.0

What a great surprise. I was looking forward to this book and my expectations were exceeded right out of the gate. Excellent team assembly and interactions, full of characters I know and love but still managing to develop them throughout. The art fits the story very well. Good looking book. I'm excited about this one and have it firmly affixed in my pull list.

Secret Warriors #1

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Javi Garron
Released: May 10, 2017

A SECRET EMPIRE TIE-IN!
Captain America has been revealed to be an agent of Hydra - and he's coming after Inhumans!
S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Daisy Johnson, a.k.a. QUAKE, wants no part of Hydra, so she goes underground, teaming up with MS. MARVEL, MOON GIRL & DEVIL DINOSAUR, KARNAK and INFERNO to set things right - for the Inhumans, but also for t...

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supercoolyeah reviewed Secret Warriors #1 May 10, 2017
8.5

I was expecting a big flop. So I was very very surprised to see that this comic book actually worked. I love how Quake has grown into this cool agent. Ms. Marvel and Moon Girl add some youthfulness and Karnak is just all around awesome. I can't wait to see if this comic keeps up the momentum. Rosenberg's story gives us a glimpse of U.S. Hydra. and the art of Garron and coloring of Silva is very re more

Secret Warriors #1

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Javi Garron
Released: May 10, 2017

A SECRET EMPIRE TIE-IN!
Captain America has been revealed to be an agent of Hydra - and he's coming after Inhumans!
S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Daisy Johnson, a.k.a. QUAKE, wants no part of Hydra, so she goes underground, teaming up with MS. MARVEL, MOON GIRL & DEVIL DINOSAUR, KARNAK and INFERNO to set things right - for the Inhumans, but also for t...

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