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daddyT reviewed Batman #21 Apr 21, 2017
7.0

it seems like this book tries really hard to be special... and somehow came up flat for me. there were a few things I really liked about it. the fight that showed how fast Reverse Flash was hitting Batman. the moment he destroyed the note from Thomas Wayne. and the death at the end. a book with three very memorable things like that should rate higher.. but... it all just fell flat to me. may more

Batman #21

By: Tom King, Jason Fabok
Released: Apr 19, 2017

"THE BUTTON" part one! The cataclysmic events of DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH #1 continue here! The Dark Knight and The Fastest Man Alive, the two greatest detectives on any world, unite to explore the mystery behind a certain blood-stained smiley button embedded in the Batcave wall. What starts as a simple investigation turns deadly when the secrets of th...

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READ RUMBLE reviewed Batman #21 Apr 22, 2017
6.5

Not what I was expecting. The arrival of *spoiler* came out of nowhere and even though it was cool to see how the fight scenes were done with the minute countdown I couldn't help feel it was filler as there are a lot of panels with no dialogue. I was expecting an issue showcasing Barry and Bruce's detective skills. I am sure this will be cool in the end, but this issue kind of disappointed me.

Batman #21

By: Tom King, Jason Fabok
Released: Apr 19, 2017

"THE BUTTON" part one! The cataclysmic events of DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH #1 continue here! The Dark Knight and The Fastest Man Alive, the two greatest detectives on any world, unite to explore the mystery behind a certain blood-stained smiley button embedded in the Batcave wall. What starts as a simple investigation turns deadly when the secrets of th...

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READ RUMBLE reviewed Superman #21 Apr 20, 2017
9.0

Just a beautiful issue. The art, the writing, the interaction between Superman, Jon and Damien...just flawless. This series is special and should be recognized as one of the top books of the year. This issue had a great suspenseful ending and two weeks is going to seem forever to wait for what happens next.

Superman #21

By: Peter J. Tomasi, Doug Mahnke
Released: Apr 19, 2017

"Superman black" part two! A "Superman Reborn Aftermath" tie-in! The Man of Steel is challenged to break his code against killing in front of his son as the mystery surrounding Hamilton deepens.
RATED T

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READ RUMBLE reviewed Paper Girls #13 Apr 12, 2017
8.0

Best value on the stands. You get a quality comic, a poster, good page count, quality paper, minimal delays between story arcs and it's only $2.99. This may be a masterpiece when it's all said and done.

Paper Girls #13

By: Brian K. Vaughan, Matt Wilson
Released: Apr 5, 2017

Trapped in the distant past, KJ discovers something shocking about the future.

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READ RUMBLE reviewed Green Valley #7 Apr 12, 2017
7.5

I wasn't impressed with this series, but stuck with it due to Landis stating there was a big surprise by issue 7 or 8. I''m glad I did as this issue by itself made it worth sticking around and now I am intrigued as how this will end. Incidentally, I guess the big thing that inspired Landis to write this happens next issue.

Green Valley #7

By: Max Landis, Giuseppe Camuncoli
Released: Apr 12, 2017

"WANTED: DOUGLAS CHRISTY"
The Knights of Kelodia ride as one! Crush evil wherever it stands! To hell with dragons! To hell with wizards! Freedom for Green Valley!

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READ RUMBLE reviewed Action Comics #977 Apr 12, 2017
5.0

This is a filler issue as not much happens. Some guy recruits a couple villains and Superman's origin - which everyone already knows - is recapped. Very skipable issue, so save your money and wait for next major arc, which I am really looking forward to!!

Action Comics #977

By: Dan Jurgens, Ian Churchill
Released: Apr 12, 2017

"Superman Reborn Aftermath" part one! Following the epic struggle against [REDACTED], Superman examines his entire history-the birth of Jon, the marriage of Lois and Clark, their lives at the Daily Planet-to discover who tried to destroy his life. Who is waiting in the shadows? Who is Mr. Oz? All questions the Man of Steel cannot answer alone. It i...

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READ RUMBLE reviewed Lazarus #26 Apr 10, 2017
8.5

Great issue!! But what a let down with Lark's note at the end saying he needs a break.....for a year. That's a lot to ask to remain vested in any story where you have to wait a full year for the next installment. Rucka coming out with a sourcebook and 6 issue mini series, but it's all filler. What a bummer.

Lazarus #26

By: Greg Rucka, Michael Lark
Released: Mar 29, 2017

"Cull," Part Five
Vassalovka strikes. The Beast is unchained. Forever suffers a devastating loss.

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Adam Anderson reviewed X-Men: Gold #1 Apr 8, 2017
1.0

This comics is bad. The art looks good in individual panels but the characters still stand around most of the time doing nothing. STATIC. But the 'writing' is worse than bad, it's TERRIBLE. How did Terrax get here? I don't know. Why is he here? I don't know. What does he want? I don't know. But what is worse, the 'writer' of this comic book CLEARLY believes that the answers to these questions DON' more

X-Men: Gold #1

By: Marc Guggenheim, Ardian Syaf
Released: Apr 5, 2017

FROM THE ASHES OF INHUMANS VS X-MEN, AN ALL-NEW TEAM OF X-MEN RISES!
Xavier's dream comes full circle as KITTY PRYDE takes the reins and assembles a squad of the most iconic X-Men to fight at her side. STORM. COLOSSUS. NIGHTCRAWLER. OLD MAN LOGAN. PRESTIGE. They are X-MEN GOLD! And they're on a mission to be Earth's finest heroes, even when tha...

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Synthozoid reviewed X-Men: Gold #1 Apr 8, 2017
6.5

It's fine, not great. Recycling the prejudice theme for the billionth time. I like the 80's lineup of characters. I like the tension between Kitty and Colossus. Giving Rachel the new name of "Prestige" is the worst idea ever. 5 bucks for 5 minutes of reading is hard to justify. If you are going to emulate Claremont's work from the 80's, try using at least 20% of his word count.

X-Men: Gold #1

By: Marc Guggenheim, Ardian Syaf
Released: Apr 5, 2017

FROM THE ASHES OF INHUMANS VS X-MEN, AN ALL-NEW TEAM OF X-MEN RISES!
Xavier's dream comes full circle as KITTY PRYDE takes the reins and assembles a squad of the most iconic X-Men to fight at her side. STORM. COLOSSUS. NIGHTCRAWLER. OLD MAN LOGAN. PRESTIGE. They are X-MEN GOLD! And they're on a mission to be Earth's finest heroes, even when tha...

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7.0

This was a fast read and may seem like filler, but I enjoyed it and I'' enjoying series. Despite it being a 'filler' issue people seem to forget a major thing happened in this book (spoiler warning) with the dark knight returns batman no longer being old due to lazarus pit and is probably set up now for future dark knight series. Miller said he's planning another one. I thought the art was grea more

Dark Knight III: The Master Race #8

By: Frank Miller, Klaus Janson
Released: Mar 29, 2017

Baal's Kryptonian army has invaded Themyscira. Wonder Woman and the Amazons will show them why that was a deadly mistake.

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READ RUMBLE reviewed Superman #20 Apr 7, 2017
9.0

Great issue. Great series. Tomasi and Jurgens have brought Superman back in Rebirth. Superman represented hope and fun while Batman represented cynicism and seriousness, but the hope and fun of Superman got lost. It's great reading fun Superman stories and the addition of Jon and the family dynamic adds a wholesomeness that comics are lacking nowadays. The ending has me excited for next issue. more

Superman #20

By: Peter J. Tomasi, Patrick Gleason
Released: Apr 5, 2017

"Superman black" part one! A "Superman Reborn Aftermath" tie-in! As the smoke clears the Kents are faced with leaving Hamilton to go back to Metropolis, but someone or something doesn't want them to leave! Batman and Robin discover something is mysteriously wrong with the son of Superman-he's losing his powers!
RATED T

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READ RUMBLE reviewed God Country #3 Mar 22, 2017
7.5

So I have been bashing this series from the start, but I haven't dropped it yet. Couple things; Valofax is a dumb name and a talking sword is even dumber, BUT I really liked the interaction between Roy and his wife over beers. And the art was great. The panel of the dead creature sneaking up behind Roy was pretty spooky and the end made me want to read the next issue - if I can just get past th more

God Country #3

By: Donny Cates, Geoff Shaw
Released: Mar 15, 2017

"DEATH IN TEXAS"-When Emmett Quinlan returned from the brink, his son thought his prayers had been answered. They had, but not by the god he'd prayed to. Now DEATH has come to West Texas to show the Quinlan family the price of resurrection...

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NewComicguy reviewed Action Comics #976 Mar 22, 2017
10

Great book!Dan Jurgens planned all this perfectly.

Action Comics #976

By: Dan Jurgens, Doug Mahnke
Released: Mar 22, 2017

"SUPERMAN REBORN" finale! As this epic tale wraps up, Superman's life is drastically changed...and that's all we are saying for now-except that you won't want to miss it! The covers by Patrick Gleason and Mick Gray and the variant covers by Gary Frank for SUPERMAN #18-19 and ACTION COMICS #975-976 will connect to form a single vertical image.

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READ RUMBLE reviewed Action Comics #976 Mar 22, 2017
8.0

Reborn did a great job explaining the blue energy in past issues of Superman as well as the other Clark Kent and even what Lana was dealing with in Superwoman. It was genius how it all cane together in a way that was plausible. Question; as Mr Oz is talking in last panels it appears the very last panel focuses on a red planet. Is this a clue as to who is behind everything?

Action Comics #976

By: Dan Jurgens, Doug Mahnke
Released: Mar 22, 2017

"SUPERMAN REBORN" finale! As this epic tale wraps up, Superman's life is drastically changed...and that's all we are saying for now-except that you won't want to miss it! The covers by Patrick Gleason and Mick Gray and the variant covers by Gary Frank for SUPERMAN #18-19 and ACTION COMICS #975-976 will connect to form a single vertical image.

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READ RUMBLE reviewed Superman #19 Mar 17, 2017
8.0

Great issue, but I found the last page confusing in that how would the character know about that unless they were aware of our real world?? I highly recommend reading Superwoman tie in before this issue. It's not a great issue, but has important background directly related to this issue.

Superman #19

By: Peter J. Tomasi, Patrick Gleason
Released: Mar 15, 2017

"SUPERMAN REBORN" part three! In the penultimate chapter of this tale the life of Superman's son hangs in the balance-and the Man of Steel faces the truth about his life! The covers by Patrick Gleason and Mick Gray and the variant covers by Gary Frank for SUPERMAN #18-19 and ACTION COMICS #975-976 will connect to form a single vertical image.

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8.0

So glad I stuck with this book. It definitely grew on me and I am having fun reading it. It's a weird book and it took some time to get used to the art, but I am definitely on board. The use of Wild Dog is cool too. New issue of Green Arrow has a Wild Dog reference. So....a Young Animal ongoing Wild Dog book, perhaps?

Cave Carson Has A Cybernetic Eye #6

By: Jonathan Rivera, Michael Avon Oeming
Released: Mar 15, 2017

The end of the beginning is here! Cave Carson and company must battle through hordes of Fungus Beasts to prevent EBX from awakening the ancient being known as the Whisperer. With the fate of the world hanging in the balance, how can a spelunker, a vigilante and a college sophomore defeat an ancient evil? Don't worry, because Cave Carson has a plan!...

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READ RUMBLE reviewed Super Sons #2 Mar 17, 2017
8.0

Flawless issue. Great art. Great chemistry between Jon/Damien and witty dialogue. I think DC has gold with this duo. It would be great to see them portrayed in other media. Animated series perhaps? Fun stuff.

Super Sons #2

By: Peter J. Tomasi, Jorge Jimenez
Released: Mar 15, 2017

"When I Grow Up" part two! Robin and Superboy - in the clutches of Lex Luthor! The boys are in big trouble! How exactly are they supposed to explain what's happened to Superman and Batman? Plus, Kid Amazo's power grows, and this tyrant in the making is about to make life miserable for the Super Sons!

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Nuckster77 reviewed Superwoman #8 Mar 12, 2017
9.5

This issue was an excellent goodbye to Phil Jimenez's run on this title. I have really enjoyed this book, and though I get why some consider it to be too "talky" and exposition filled, it felt like a return to an older story-telling style that I truly miss. It's nice not to read a book in 3 minutes, with nothing but splash pages and action on every page. Really too bad he's leaving. Hope Perkins c more

Superwoman #8

By: Phil Jimenez, Emanuela Lupacchino
Released: Mar 8, 2017

"By a Thread"! The super-family rallies around Superwoman as the reason her powers are killing her is revealed, as are her connections to New 52 Superman! The events of "Superman Reborn" will greatly impact the future of Metropolis' newest hero!

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READ RUMBLE - Mar 14, 2017

Haven't read this issue, but will. I agree with your comments. I started reading comics with Claremont's run on the X-Men and the depth of story telling is so much greater than current books and a lot of comic movies are based on story lines from the older story telling style.

READ RUMBLE reviewed Green Arrow #18 Mar 8, 2017
7.5

I''m not a big Green Arrow fan and I'' not sure why I''m reading this book. I keep saying I''m going to drop it, but Percy keeps ending these issues on ciffhangers that I just need to find out what happens next. Also, I have come to care about the characters. It's a truly family type core these characters share. I just wish Ollie would be the hero in his own book more! Seems like everyone els more

Green Arrow #18

By: Ben Percy, Eleonora Carlini
Released: Mar 1, 2017

"REUNION" part one! Oliver Queen and Roy Harper once patrolled the streets as Green Arrow and Speedy, but a massive falling-out left them estranged for years. Now, learn the truth behind the tragic dissolution - and triumphant reunion - of one of comics' most iconic super-duos as Green Arrow and Arsenal join forces once more!

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READ RUMBLE reviewed Paper Girls #12 Mar 8, 2017
9.0

One of the best books on the shelves along with Black Science and Southern Bastards. This is why I read comics.

Paper Girls #12

By: Brian K. Vaughan, Cliff Chiang
Released: Mar 1, 2017

Growing up can be deadly.

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READ RUMBLE reviewed Black Science #28 Mar 8, 2017
9.0

I think this series is a masterpiece and is what reading comics is all about. I saw an interview where Remender said he's looking at about issue 40 or so to end this series and I for one will re-reading these issues over and over again once it ends. This would make an excellent tv sci fy series as there are so many shocking cliffhangers and surprises that people would get hooked.

Black Science #28

By: Rick Remender, Matteo Scalera
Released: Feb 8, 2017

In their darkest hour of need, a new hero rises to fight alongside the Dimensionauts.

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READ RUMBLE reviewed God Country #2 Mar 8, 2017
6.0

I don't get all the hype surrounding this book. The ending was corny and how this guy who just had alzheimers is all of a sudden arrogant in front of a giant god is a stretch to me. I think the awesone covers has peope fooled that what's inside is also awesome,, because it's not. So many books out there better than this.

God Country #2

By: Donny Cates, John J. Hill
Released: Feb 15, 2017

As Emmett Quinlan attempts to rebuild his family and his home after the devastating tornado that broke them, something otherworldly screams through the sky under a banner of WAR. The GODS have come to Texas-- and they do not intend to leave it empty handed...

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CelebrityButts reviewed God Country #2 Feb 18, 2017
6.0

Am I the only one who's not sure if this is actually all that good? I love the concept of the main character having Alzheimer's/dementia that is alleviated by the magic sword, but I'm not totally sure the art is expressive enough, and I kinda of don't get anything from the characters faces... The family characterisation seems sort of dry and grim, and the whole gods coming down to earth seems very more

God Country #2

By: Donny Cates, John J. Hill
Released: Feb 15, 2017

As Emmett Quinlan attempts to rebuild his family and his home after the devastating tornado that broke them, something otherworldly screams through the sky under a banner of WAR. The GODS have come to Texas-- and they do not intend to leave it empty handed...

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READ RUMBLE - Mar 8, 2017

I completely agree and thought I was the only one! I totally don't get all the hype surrounding this book.

READ RUMBLE reviewed Action Comics #975 Mar 8, 2017
8.0

I won't be a jackass and spoil the reveal like another user did, but I did not guess it and if I didn't get the hints provided at end of Supe #18 I wouldn't have had a clue at all. I like this arc alot, but I am not a fan of Mahnke's art and I do feel this and Supe #18 felt a little padded to make two issues, but it's a minor complaint. Jurgens and Tomasi have brought Superman back and his title more

Action Comics #975

By: Dan Jurgens, Doug Mahnke
Released: Mar 8, 2017

"SUPERMAN REBORN" part two! Celebrating our 975th issue with a supersize special as another layer of the Superman/Clark Kent mystery is exposed! And in a backup story written by  Paul Dini with art by Ian Churchill, learn what it all means for the Son of Superman, who is the prize in a deadly game! The covers by Patrick Gleason and Mick Gray and ...

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Jeff Andrew reviewed Action Comics #975 Mar 8, 2017
10

Creepy Clark Kent all of a sudden makes sense. Well played mr.mxylptlk

Action Comics #975

By: Dan Jurgens, Doug Mahnke
Released: Mar 8, 2017

"SUPERMAN REBORN" part two! Celebrating our 975th issue with a supersize special as another layer of the Superman/Clark Kent mystery is exposed! And in a backup story written by  Paul Dini with art by Ian Churchill, learn what it all means for the Son of Superman, who is the prize in a deadly game! The covers by Patrick Gleason and Mick Gray and ...

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Peacefulzealot - Mar 8, 2017

Dude, spoilers?

Jeff Andrew - Mar 9, 2017

My bad!

READ RUMBLE reviewed Paper Girls #11 Feb 11, 2017
8.5

I think I know what's going on. Woman at end invented time travel using Apple technology - hence all the Apple references throughout series. This issue shows her maiden time jump and I am assuming she will cross paths with the girls and this meeting will be the main crux of how the girls get involved with everything as it appears young people in future are using time travel to collect old artifa more

Paper Girls #11

By: Brian K. Vaughan, Cliff Chiang
Released: Feb 1, 2017

A BOLD NEW STORYLINE STARTS HERE! The Eisner and Harvey Award-winning "Best New Series" from BRIAN K. VAUGHAN and CLIFF CHIANG returns, as Erin, Mac, and Tiffany finally reunite with their long-lost friend KJ... only to encounter some horrifying new threats in an unexpected era.

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READ RUMBLE reviewed Flash #16 Feb 11, 2017
7.5

So with this arc I decided to give Flash another try. Glad I did as this arc has been great and with the upcoming Flash/Batman crossover I''ll be sticking with this for the forseeable future. Loved the art and the realistic way Barry took out the Rogues. Seriously; with Flash's powers nobody on The Rogues is a real threat other than Mirror Master or maybe Weather Wizard. Trickster? No way. Ev more

Flash #16

By: Joshua Williamson, Carmine Di Giandomenico
Released: Feb 8, 2017

"ROGUES RELOADED" part three! Dragged on a wild goose chase all over the world, The Flash tracks the Rogues to their next target: the people of Central City! But is even Barry Allen fast enough to solve five diabolical crimes at the same time?
RATED T

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READ RUMBLE reviewed Green Arrow #15 Jan 23, 2017
7.5

Good issue. Art was good, but some of the layouts were confusing and there was some cheesy dialogue, but overall this series continues to be exciting and action packed with another cliffhanger of an ending.

Green Arrow #15

By: Ben Percy, Juan Ferreyra
Released: Jan 18, 2017

"EMERALD OUTLAW" part four! Green Arrow's relationship with Seattle's finest disintegrates when a new murder seems to implicate him beyond a shadow of a doubt. Now Ollie must find the real killer and prove his innocence while evading capture by the police and a dangerous new vigilante group!
RATED T

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READ RUMBLE reviewed Titans #7 Jan 19, 2017
7.0

Frustrating series! If Abnett would just cut out the juvenile bickering and stop portraying Roy like an idiot and stop being too cute with humor this would be such a better series!! The potential is right there - case in point; the whole Wally/Superman interaction was fantastic and spot on! So stop trying to be cute Abnett and starti living up to this series potential!

Titans #7

By: Dan Abnett, Lee Weeks
Released: Jan 11, 2017

"Home Sweet Home"! A new threat brings Wally West face to face with the Man of Steel, and the two recognize each other as kindred souls from another world. Plus, the Titans set up their new Tower in New York City!
RATED T

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READ RUMBLE reviewed God Country #1 Jan 11, 2017
5.0

Hmmm.... so this comic happened. I haven''t read a first issue like this in a while. So little is given or explained to the reader that it's hard to even assign a rating. I feel it deserves an 'N/A' for a rating. Very decompressed and if this will be pace of series going forward this may be better as a trade. That being said; last page was pretty cool and I will at least be back for issue 2.

God Country #1

By: Donny Cates, Jason Wordie
Released: Jan 11, 2017

SERIES PREMIERE
Emmet Quinlan, an old widower rattled by dementia, isn't just a problem for his children-his violent outbursts are more than the local cops can handle. When a tornado levels his home-as well as the surrounding West Texas town-a restored Quinlan rises from the wreckage. The enchanted sword at the eye of the storm gives him more t...

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JBL Reviews - Jan 12, 2017

I felt like a ton was explained. Roy and his family came to take care of his dad with Alzheimer's. It's taking a toll on everyone. An odd, fanatical storm came and gave the father a sword which helps him remember. Amazing stuff.

READ RUMBLE - Jan 12, 2017

I get the family dynamic part, but the whole storm and sword thing was kinda random and I know it's a first issue and will be explained, but to me it was tough judging this comic with some random storn showing up and giving the dad a sword. I just didn't know what to make of it. It will obviously be explained in later issues and then I'll be able to judge this better. Arr was great and last page was cool, so I'll get issue 2 for sure.

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