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Granfalloon rated Invincible Iron Man #6 Apr 21, 2017
8.0

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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6.5

Meh. I don't think I got the point of this event. Definitely not the best writing I've seen from Slott. And did any of it matter?

The Clone Conspiracy: Omega #1

By: Dan Slott, Cory Smith
Released: Mar 1, 2017

• THE CLONE CONSPIRACY is finished, but the impacts on Spider-Man's life is HUGE.
•  The Rhino comes at Spider-Man with an intense fury and aims to pin the spider to the wall... Permanently.
•  What was the final fate of Ben Reilly? Or the Lizard?
•  Witness the first chapter of the next big Spider-Book by Peter David & M...

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Granfalloon reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #24 Apr 21, 2017
6.0

This issue was a low point in an average event.

Amazing Spider-Man #24

By: Dan Slott, Giuseppe Camuncoli
Released: Feb 22, 2017

A CLONE CONSPIRACY TIE-IN!
•  Spider-Man has been through hell...
•  The Jackal has taken his best shot, but Spider-Man doesn't need to face him alone.
•  Discover who is joining Spider-Man in his battle!
Rated T+

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Granfalloon reviewed Nightwing #19 Apr 20, 2017
8.0

I wasn't a big Nightwing fan when rebirth began, but it's fast becoming one of my favourite titles. Some strong writing and good character work makes this work, with good hooks for the next issue.

Nightwing #19

By: Tim Seeley, Javi Fernandez
Released: Apr 19, 2017

"Nightwing Must Die" part four! As Dick's worst nightmares are realized, and the demons of his past come to destroy his loved ones, he must face his own dark reflection. He must face...the Deathwing!
RATED T

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Granfalloon reviewed Trinity #8 Apr 20, 2017
7.5

If you're not following the Superman Reborn story you probably won't get a lot out of this issue, but I found it a fun recap. The Reborn aftermath stories have helped me get my head around what's happening in the DCU after some whirlwind developments, so I've found them worthwhile.

Trinity #8

By: Cullen Bunn, Emanuela Lupacchino
Released: Apr 19, 2017

A "Superman: Reborn Aftermath" tie-in! In this essential chapter of the "Superman Reborn Aftermath" epic, Kal-El reveals to Batman and Wonder Woman what had happened to him-and how they all may be in danger!
RATED T

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Granfalloon reviewed Green Lanterns #21 Apr 20, 2017
9.0

Green Lanterns continues to hit the emotional buttons. This is a strong conclusion to the Doctor Polaris story and we get some good character moments for Simon Baz. I found it moving in places. This is possibly my favourite book right now, and I enjoy every issue.

Green Lanterns #21

By: Sam Humphries, Eduardo Pansica
Released: Apr 19, 2017

"THE GREEN IMPURITY" finale! Pushed to the brink by Polaris, one of the two Earth Green Lanterns will have no choice but to use lethal force for the first time and take down their enemy...permanently!
RATED T

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Granfalloon reviewed Super Sons #3 Apr 19, 2017
8.0

Fun issue.

Super Sons #3

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

"When I Grow Up" part three! It's Super-Son vs Bat-Son as the exciting new series continues! Kid Amazo is ready to rip the hearts out of the world's not-so-finest super duo. Face to face with their newest-and first-villain, Jonathan and Damian strike out the only way they know how...at each other!
RATED T

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Granfalloon reviewed Secret Empire #0 Apr 19, 2017
8.5

Fantastic start. Lots going on. Exciting stuff.

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

After a lacklustre start to Semester 2, this book is finally starting to kick into gear! This issue was fantastic! The art, as ever, is absolutely gorgeous. It's such a shame that it's getting good just when it's been cancelled. But hopefully it comes back for Semester 3!

Gotham Academy: Second Semester #7

By: Brenden Fletcher, Adam Archer
Released: Mar 8, 2017

You know you're in trouble when Batman calls you to the principal's office! To stop the new threat to the Academy, Detective Club must team up with the Dark Knight. Not even Batarangs, however, can stop the sting of betrayal.

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Granfalloon reviewed Teen Titans #6 Apr 14, 2017
8.0

This book is really growing on me. Lots of fun character stuff and the art is gorgeous. This issue is the first of a new arc and a great jumping on point. Very reader-friendly and enjoyable.

Teen Titans #6

By: Ben Percy, Wade von Grawbadger
Released: Mar 22, 2017

"THE RISE OF Aqualad" part one! New story! New city! New member? As the team adjusts to their new lives at Titans Tower, Damian investigates a series of strange disappearances in San Francisco. Meanwhile, Jackson Hyde heads west to fulfill his destiny... and finds himself in the crosshairs of the Teen Titans!

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Granfalloon reviewed Action Comics #977 Apr 14, 2017
7.5

Nice change of pace, and a solid recap of Superman's timeline to help us remember what has happened and what history is real! It's not an earth-shattering issue by any means, but it's a welcome rest and it's fun to step back in time.

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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Kreniigh reviewed America #2 Apr 12, 2017
3.0

I can't even begin to list everything wrong with the plotting, dialogue, characterization, and art in this issue. Nothing fits together; it's a jumble of non sequiturs and random events. If I had to pick a theme it's the ongoing assumption in the writing that these characters and everything they do is super cool even when it's unearned.

America #2

By: Gabby Rivera, Joe Quinones
Released: Apr 5, 2017

OKAY, LADIES, NOW LET'S GET IN FORMATION!!
•  America Chavez's first semester of college is off to an epic start. That's right...homework on the first day! The assignment? A field trip to the frontlines of World War II!
•  Most freshman would be intimidated - but most freshman aren't dimension-hoping heroes with Captain America as t...

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knittedundies reviewed America #2 Apr 12, 2017
5.5

Despite not hooking me on the first issue, I gave the series a try because of the compelling and powerful character it has as its lead. But after this issue I'm considering wasting my time with anything else but reading America. Don't get me wrong, it wasn't that bad. But it feels like they are trying too hard to give the audience something they already had before starting. America is a relatable more

America #2

By: Gabby Rivera, Joe Quinones
Released: Apr 5, 2017

OKAY, LADIES, NOW LET'S GET IN FORMATION!!
•  America Chavez's first semester of college is off to an epic start. That's right...homework on the first day! The assignment? A field trip to the frontlines of World War II!
•  Most freshman would be intimidated - but most freshman aren't dimension-hoping heroes with Captain America as t...

Granfalloon reviewed America #2 Apr 14, 2017
4.0

I really want this book to succeed, because I love America (the character)! But this issue is a total mess. Marvel need to get an editor working on this book closely because it's all over the shop at the moment.

America #2

By: Gabby Rivera, Joe Quinones
Released: Apr 5, 2017

OKAY, LADIES, NOW LET'S GET IN FORMATION!!
•  America Chavez's first semester of college is off to an epic start. That's right...homework on the first day! The assignment? A field trip to the frontlines of World War II!
•  Most freshman would be intimidated - but most freshman aren't dimension-hoping heroes with Captain America as t...

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Nightmare of Solomon reviewed America #2 Apr 5, 2017
2.0

David Gabriel is a moron for saying Diversity is at fault for the Marvel Sales slump; that's not the case, that has never been the case -- I blame bad writing and events, and this comic is a perfect example of bad writing.

Do you want to buy a comic that is basically 22 pages of "How do you do, fellow kids" and "YASSS QUEEEN"? Then this comic is perfect for you -- it's also perfect if y more

America #2

By: Gabby Rivera, Joe Quinones
Released: Apr 5, 2017

OKAY, LADIES, NOW LET'S GET IN FORMATION!!
•  America Chavez's first semester of college is off to an epic start. That's right...homework on the first day! The assignment? A field trip to the frontlines of World War II!
•  Most freshman would be intimidated - but most freshman aren't dimension-hoping heroes with Captain America as t...

9.0

Okay, the fact that Sam is quitting being Captain America is *slightly* undermined by the fact that we know the book is continuing. But that aside, his decision is extremely well written and a logical follow on from the events of the past six months. This is one of the strongest books on the market and I'll be rereading the entire series as a whole again in the future.

Captain America: Sam Wilson #21

By: Nick Spencer, Daniel Acuna
Released: Apr 12, 2017

THE END OF THE LINE reaches its climax as Sam Wilson hits his breaking point!
Rated T+

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Granfalloon reviewed Detective Comics #954 Apr 14, 2017
7.5

The character work has suffered a bit since Tim Drake and Stephanie Brown left. This is another solid issue but maybe not in the same league as the first couple of arcs.

Detective Comics #954

By: James Tynion IV, Marcio Takara
Released: Apr 12, 2017

"League Of Shadows" part four! Ra's al Ghul has the answers Batman needs to take down the League of Shadows...but will he lift a finger to help him? Or would he rather use the League to take care of the Dark Knight Detective once and for all?
RATED T

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Granfalloon reviewed The Unstoppable Wasp #4 Apr 14, 2017
7.5

Continues to be one of the most fun comics on the market. This issue wasn't my favourite but it's still great.

The Unstoppable Wasp #4

By: Jeremy Whitley, Elsa Charretier
Released: Apr 12, 2017

• The Grapplers Attack! It's Nadia and Jarvis versus Poundcakes and Letha as The Unstoppable Wasp stumbles upon a shakedown in Times Square!
•  Meanwhile, Nadia's recruiting drive for G.I.R.L. continues as she tries to bring aboard an ambitious young biologist. But it may all be for nothing as the Red Room makes a play...

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9.0

Spencer just nails this issue. The stakes are high, the conflict is powerful. The dialogue is awesome. Bring on 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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Granfalloon reviewed Avengers #6 Apr 7, 2017
7.0

I found this whole arc a bit confusing. No doubt it will make more sense in trade format. Mike Del Mundo's art is stunning as usual. I still feel like something is missing from this title as the Avengers flagship.

Avengers #6

By: Mark Waid, Mike Del Mundo
Released: Apr 5, 2017

"Kang War VI" concludes!
•  The rules of time are fluid - and when reality re-forms around the Avengers, not everything (or everyone) will necessarily be in the same place it was left!
Rated T+

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Kyle Funderburk - Apr 7, 2017

Iron Man is missing

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