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DDJamesB reviewed Elektra #3 Apr 28, 2017
8.0

Fun Book. Great art. Elektra kicking ass.

Elektra #3

By: Matt Owens, Juan Cabal
Released: Apr 26, 2017

BEATING LAS VEGAS!
•  While ELEKTRA has tried to lie low, she's managed to capture the attention of the up-and-coming kingpin, ARCADE...and now he's captured her!
•  However, ELEKTRA hasn't forgotten her past as an assassin, or any of the skills she's learned.
•  Will it be enough to defeat ...

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DDJamesB reviewed Deadpool vs. The Punisher #2 Apr 28, 2017
8.0

So far this series has been fun. I find Deadpool quite annoying, but this book does a good job of playing off the silliness of Wade and seriousness of Frank. I really liked this issue as it had a lot of action and great art. I will be definitely picking up the rest to see how it ends.

Deadpool vs. The Punisher #2

By: Fred Van Lente, Pere Perez
Released: Apr 26, 2017

Frank Castle has an unstoppable will - a powerful drive to punish those who do wrong, rooted in the tragic killing of his family. Wade Wilson has an unstoppable mouth - an unthinking knack for annoying everyone around him, rooted in thinking he's funny. Both men, however, are among the deadliest on the planet. When they find themselves in disagreem...

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DDJamesB added Deadpool vs. The Punisher to their pull list Apr 28, 2017

Deadpool vs. The Punisher

Frank Castle has an unstoppable will - a powerful drive to punish those who do wrong, rooted in the tragic killing of his family. Wade Wilson has an unstoppable mouth - an unthinking knack for annoying everyone around him, rooted in thinking he's funny. Both men, however, are among the deadliest on the planet. When they find themselves in disagreem...

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DDJamesB reviewed Infamous Iron Man #7 Apr 28, 2017
8.0

This comic does not have much action in it at all. Not that it is a bad thing, because I am a huge fan of slow build stories. This issue did not really further the story, but we got to see a great scene between The Thing and Victor. Even though I am not totally sure where this story will ultimately end up, I am really enjoying Doom's quest to be a good guy.

Infamous Iron Man #7

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Alex Maleev
Released: Apr 26, 2017

• The Reed Richards from a dead reality calls himself "The Maker" - and his plans for the world are far more insane than anything Doctor Doom ever attempted.
•  Now Doom, as Iron Man, is the only one who can stop him. Doom is the hero? Richards is the villain? It is a world gone mad!
Rated T+

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DDJamesB added Infamous Iron Man to their pull list Apr 28, 2017

Infamous Iron Man

There is a new Iron Man in town and his name is VICTOR VON DOOM. The greatest villain of the Marvel Universe will try something new. Where Tony Stark failed, Doom will succeed. What is Doom's Master Plan?
Rated T+

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DDJamesB reviewed Deadpool vs. The Punisher #1 Apr 27, 2017
7.5

Nothing mind blowing here, but definitely a fun read. I will be picking up the second issue.

Deadpool vs. The Punisher #1

By: Fred Van Lente, Pere Perez
Released: Apr 12, 2017

Frank Castle has an unstoppable will - a powerful drive to punish those who do wrong, rooted in the tragic killing of his family. Wade Wilson has an unstoppable mouth - an unthinking knack for annoying everyone around him, rooted in thinking he's funny. Both men, however, are among the deadliest on the planet. When they find themselves in disagreem...

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DDJamesB reviewed Venom #6 Apr 27, 2017
6.5

Sometimes I do not know why I still am getting this series. It has a lot of potential, but it just needs something. I am not the biggest fan of the art and we will see where this goes with Eddie back.

Venom #6

By: Mike Costa, Gerardo Sandoval
Released: Apr 19, 2017

'NUFF SAID!
Rated T+

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DDJamesB reviewed Secret Empire #0 Apr 27, 2017
9.5

What a start to secret empire. I was blown away by how good this issue was and how fast they went into the story on a #0 issue. There is tons of action and suspense and who can't love the fact that captain is coming out of the shadows with his plan.

Secret Empire #0

By: Nick Spencer, Daniel Acuna
Released: Apr 19, 2017

What if your greatest ally was secretly your greatest enemy? What if the most trustworthy, stalwart hero history has ever known has been planning in secret a massive betrayal? That time is now!
The Marvel Universe is under siege from within! Captain America, secretly a true believer in the cause of Hydra, has turned his back on the Super Hero c...

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9.0

Sets up Secret Empire. More details and origin in every issue. Got to love it!

Captain America: Steve Rogers #16

By: Nick Spencer, Jesus Saiz
Released: Apr 19, 2017

• The stage is set! Everything has been leading to this moment! It's time for Captain America to step out of the shadows to change the very landscape of the Marvel Universe in a massive way!
Rated T+

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9.0

This story to me just kept getting better. I can not wait for Secret Empire!

Captain America: Steve Rogers #15

By: Nick Spencer, Javier Pina
Released: Apr 5, 2017

• Only one man can lead Hydra into a new age of dominance and superiority! The Red Skull believes that he is that man! But Captain America thinks otherwise...
•  It's a no-holds-barred final throwdown that you will not believe!
Rated T+

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DDJamesB added Venom (2016) to their pull list Apr 26, 2017

Venom (2016)

    The symbiote you know and love has returned to New York City. No more "Agent of the Cosmos." No more "Lethal Protector." It's time for a new Venom, and it's great to be bad.
Rated T+

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Sttavo reviewed Moon Knight #13 Apr 20, 2017
10

Always great! Without a doubt, moon knight is one of the best comics I read today. With incredible illustrations from Greg Smallwood and Jeff Lemire's great screenplay, this edition once again surpassed my expectations. I hope Marvel recognizes the great work of Greg Smallwood and Jeff Lemire and continues to let them do more moon knight comics! I really am loving this phase of the character

Moon Knight #13

By: Jeff Lemire, Greg Smallwood
Released: Apr 19, 2017

REALITY BITES!
•  Where has Marc Spector really been all this time? THE ANSWER IS HERE!
•  Where was a man like Marc forged? THE ANSWER IS HERE!
•  Where will the final battle be fought? THE ANSWER IS HERE!
Rated T+

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DDJamesB - Apr 26, 2017

Sadly, next issue is the last and Lemire has quit Marvel

DDJamesB added Captain America: Steve Rogers to their pull list Apr 26, 2017

Captain America: Steve Rogers

He's back! The original Sentinel of Liberty returns, with a new shield, a new team, and a new mission! And he's not the only one who's back! Like the saying goes-- cut off one LIMB, two more will take its place! HAIL HYDRA!
Rated T+

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DDJamesB added Moon Knight (2016) to their pull list Apr 26, 2017

Moon Knight (2016)

THE BOOK YOU'D BE INSANE TO MISS!
Marc Spector (a.k.a. Moon Knight/Jake Lockley/Steven Grant) has been fighting criminals and keeping New York City safe for years... or has he? When he wakes up in an insane asylum with no powers and a lifetime's worth of medical records, his whole identity (indentities) are called into question. Something is wr...

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DDJamesB added Suicide Squad (2016) to their pull list Apr 26, 2017

Suicide Squad (2016)

"The Black Vault" part one! When a mysterious and definitely super-important cosmic item falls out of the heavens and into enemy hands, America has only one option: Task Force X, Amanda Waller's strike team of incarcerated super-criminals. A one-stop-shop for plausibly deniable espionage and ultra- violence, this "Suicide Squad" only handles missio...

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DDJamesB added Batman (2016) to their pull list Apr 26, 2017

Batman (2016)

"I AM GOTHAM" chapter one
No one has ever stopped the Caped Crusader. Not The Joker. Not Two-Face. Not even the entire Justice League. But how does Batman confront a new hero who wants to save the city from the Dark Knight?
CAN'T MISS: Superstar artist David Finch returns to Batman alongside writer Tom King for this five-part storyline.

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DDJamesB reviewed Suicide Squad #15 Apr 26, 2017
7.5

I do not read much of anything DC but, I have really been enjoying this series. I think this was a good ending to this arc unlike what some people have said. It's all opinions, but mine is that this issue rocks!

Suicide Squad #15

By: Rob Williams, Eddy Barrows
Released: Apr 12, 2017

"BURNING DOWN THE HOUSE" finale! Fueled by vengeance, Harley Quinn travels to Rustam's stronghold to take on the traitor Deadshot and his entire team of villains all by her lonesome. But help comes from a most unexpected place in this thrilling conclusion to the most shocking Suicide Squad story of the Rebirth era!
RATED T+

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9.0

This issue was awesome. It is not so much a direct civil war 2 tie in. While the heroes are distracted it lays out time for for hydra cap to move closer to his plan. It also ends with a good surprise that leaves me wanting the next issue as always.

Captain America: Steve Rogers #4

By: Nick Spencer, Javier Pina
Released: Aug 24, 2016

CIVIL WAR II TIE-IN!
•  With war on the horizon, Steve attempts to broker a truce between Iron Man and Captain Marvel.
Rated T+

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8.5

Reading this series from the beginning for the first time. After reading the third issue this has already become one of my favorites. I am a real big fan of slow burn and intricate stories. I have found me wanting to the read the next issue. This issue only further lays the groundwork for what expects to be one of cap's most interesting runs.

Captain America: Steve Rogers #3

By: Nick Spencer, Jesus Saiz
Released: Jul 27, 2016

• Hydra vs. Hydra! The Red Skull vs. Zemo, with Captain America caught in the crossfire.
•  The trial of Maria Hill begins.
Rated T+

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9.0

Once again I am reading this while Secret Empire #0 is new on the shelf. The first issue I thought was great. It left me wanting to know so much more and how this massive shift in reality took place. You get the groundwork for that answer in this issue. The detail going into how Steve Rogers history has been altered is so intriguing to me. I cant wait for more of this series.

Captain America: Steve Rogers #2

By: Nick Spencer, Jesus Saiz
Released: Jun 29, 2016

As Steve battles a resurgent Hydra more dangerous than ever before, he must confront a ghost from his past!

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8.5

I might be extremely late. I am reading all of these before secret empire. I just read this and wow. Even after knowing how it ends this was a great comic and it was really cool to see how the seeds of this were planted. ( I am current with the thunderbolt )

Captain America: Steve Rogers #1

By: Nick Spencer, Jesus Saiz
Released: May 25, 2016

He's back! The original Sentinel of Liberty returns, with a new shield, a new team, and a new mission! And he's not the only one who's back! Like the saying goes-- cut off one LIMB, two more will take its place! HAIL HYDRA!
Rated T+

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DDJamesB reviewed Power Man and Iron Fist #15 Apr 20, 2017
9.5

I could say a million great things about this series. I am truly bummed that this was the last issue. Although it does feel semi rushed, I am not going to complain. This whole run has been nothing but good old fashioned buddy action fun. I really hope they bring this back sometime in the future.

Power Man and Iron Fist #15

By: David Walker, Sanford Greene
Released: Apr 12, 2017

DO YOU BELIEVE IN MAGIC?
•  Well, it believes in Luke and Danny...with a vengeance!
•  With everything they've worked for on the line, Power Man and Iron Fist are going to settle the score, once and for all!
Rated T+

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DDJamesB reviewed Spider-Man #15 Apr 20, 2017
8.0

The Parker luck must have rubbed off on Miles.... or maybe it is just spider luck. Either way this series has put a lot on Miles' plate for such a young kid. Miles run has been better than Amazing in my opinion. I look forward to this book just a little more and I am a huge Peter Parker fan.

Spider-Man #15

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Szymon Kudranski
Released: Apr 5, 2017

• Coming out of the crossover with SPIDER-GWEN, Miles' life is turned upside down.
•  Rio Morales, Miles's mother, is faced with a world she doesn't know or understand. WHAT WILL SHE DO NOW?!
Rated T

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DDJamesB reviewed Daredevil #19 Apr 20, 2017
9.0

This arc just keeps getting more interesting. We will see what happens next issue, but this Daredevil run has really hit it's stride.

Daredevil #19

By: Charles Soule, Ron Garney
Released: Apr 19, 2017

THE RIVETING MYSTERY BEHIND DAREDEVIL'S SECRET IDENTITY CONTINUES!
•  How low will MATT MURDOCK sink to hide his secret identity?
•  What caused the rift between Matt and his best friend, FOGGY?
•  The revelations may be impossible to come back from...
Rated T+

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DDJamesB reviewed Moon Knight #13 Apr 20, 2017
10

There is nothing bad to say about Moon Knight during this entire run. It is so different than all the other comics out and every month this is the comic I look forward to most. I can not wait to see how this arc ends next issue!

Moon Knight #13

By: Jeff Lemire, Greg Smallwood
Released: Apr 19, 2017

REALITY BITES!
•  Where has Marc Spector really been all this time? THE ANSWER IS HERE!
•  Where was a man like Marc forged? THE ANSWER IS HERE!
•  Where will the final battle be fought? THE ANSWER IS HERE!
Rated T+

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DDJamesB reviewed Invincible Iron Man #6 Apr 20, 2017
8.0

This issue has some interesting things going on. I really like the idea of RiRi joining the champions. Shes going to have some big decisions to make in upcoming issues.

Invincible Iron Man #6

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Stefano Caselli
Released: Apr 19, 2017

• Riri's adventures go very viral.  Everyone wants a piece of the newest Iron Man...Ironheart. But not everyone is thrilled with how she is representing herself to the public.
•  All this, a new potential boyfriend AND the latest new addition to the Iron Man rogues' gallery!
Rated T+

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9.0

POWER MAN AND IRON FIST #15 was a solid end to a great series. Everything that made this series great since the first issue is present in the last. This volume of POWER MAN AND IRON FIST is one of those runs that I see myself pulling out, from time to time, and re-reading in its entirety. It was everything I love about comics and I'll miss it. At least, I have LUKE CAGE #1 to look forward to, more

Power Man and Iron Fist #15

By: David Walker, Sanford Greene
Released: Apr 12, 2017

DO YOU BELIEVE IN MAGIC?
•  Well, it believes in Luke and Danny...with a vengeance!
•  With everything they've worked for on the line, Power Man and Iron Fist are going to settle the score, once and for all!
Rated T+

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DDJamesB - Apr 14, 2017

I was about to comment, but you took the words out of my mouth. It was such a fun series that I could count on every month.

DDJamesB reviewed Daredevil #1 Mar 28, 2017
10

I just read this comic in the year 2017. It has aged well and is a very good first issue. A lot of pressure is already on Matt as soon as the issue begins, and by the end he has a whole other world of problems. I can't wait to see where this series goes.

Daredevil #1

By: Kevin Smith, Joe Quesada

Karen Page, Matt Murdock's old flame, has been gone now for sixth months. Life goes on for Matt, until he receives a very special package. A young girl has brought a child to Murdock, claiming it to be the Messiah, and leaves the child in his care...

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DDJamesB reviewed Power Man and Iron Fist #14 Mar 28, 2017
8.5

Another solid issue in this series. Power Man and Iron fist has become my go to comic. The art is always cool and the stories are always fun. This issue continues the fight for Harlem and the hunt for Alex Wilder.

Power Man and Iron Fist #14

By: David Walker, Sanford Greene
Released: Mar 8, 2017

"STREET MAGIC" STARTS HERE! The battle for control of Harlem kicks it up a notch! Luke and Danny are handy in a fight, but how do you punch magic?

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DDJamesB added Power Man and Iron Fist (2016) to their pull list Mar 26, 2017

Power Man and Iron Fist (2016)

THE ORIGINAL HEROES FOR HIRE, BACK ON THE CLOCK!
We KNOW you've been waiting to see LUKE CAGE and DANNY RAND back together and back to STREET-STOMPING basics! POWER MAN and IRON FIST are tracking a mystery with all the ingredients of a classic Heroes-for-Hire tale. Expect old friends, hired goons, crime lords, weird magic, plenty of power, a ...

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