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Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #19

By: Robert Venditti, V Kenneth Marion
Released: Apr 26, 2017

"THE PRISM OF TIME" part two! A mysterious time traveler arrives wearing a Green Lantern ring given to him by one of the Corps in the future? Locked within this ring are secrets that will either save the Green Lanterns or eradicate them.
RATED T

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7.0

Justice League of America #4

By: Steve Orlando, Ivan Reis
Released: Apr 12, 2017

"THE EXTREMIST AGENDA" finale! The new JLA's first adventure comes to a (multiple-)earth-shattering conclusion as Batman and his team takes the fight directly to Lord Havok.
RATED T

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JBL Reviews rated Plastic #1 Apr 22, 2017
8.0

Plastic #1

By: Doug Wagner, Daniel Hillyard
Released: Apr 19, 2017

SERIES PREMIERE
Retired serial killer Edwyn Stoffgruppen is in love with Virginia, a girl he "met online." Her affection quiets his vile urges. Together, they tour the back roads of America in their LTD, eating doughnuts and enjoying their healthy appetites for each other. Life is good...until a Louisiana billionaire kidnaps Virginia, forcing E...

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JBL Reviews 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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ryaleus_1 rated Secret Empire #0 Apr 18, 2017
1.0

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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supercoolyeah - Apr 19, 2017

Ugggh love this review. I mean a 1.0 with no justification. Just superb!.

JBL Reviews - Apr 20, 2017

Look at all of the reviews they have. Either perfect 10 or 1. So no credibility.

JBL Reviews rated Doctor Strange #19 Apr 20, 2017
7.5

Doctor Strange #19

By: Jason Aaron, Chris Bachalo
Released: Apr 19, 2017

• Mister Misery has kidnapped Wong and is using everything Strange's friend and companion knows about the Sorcerer Supreme.
•  A compromised Strange must find a way to defeat the sadistic entity without killing Wong!
Rated T+

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JBL Reviews rated Titans #10 Apr 16, 2017
8.5

Titans #10

By: Dan Abnett, Brett Booth
Released: Apr 12, 2017

"Made in Manhattan" finale! While Wally and Dick are trapped inside Meta Solutions with the raging Mammoth, Psimon reveals that his employers have big plans for Bumblebee! Can the rest of the Titans rally before the Fearsome Five unleash hell on New York City?  
RATED T

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JBL Reviews rated Old Man Logan #21 Apr 16, 2017
7.5

Old Man Logan #21

By: Jeff Lemire, Eric Nguyen
Released: Apr 12, 2017

THE EPIC "PAST LIVES" SAGA BEGINS HERE!
•  AN INSTANT CLASSIC FOR THE CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED SERIES! Follow LOGAN through the ages - in the 1800s as a young mutant, to his first encounter with the HULK, to his stint with the X-MEN as WOLVERINE - it's all here!
•  OLD MAN LOGAN is accidentally sent spiraling thro...

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JBL Reviews rated Wonder Woman #20 Apr 15, 2017
8.5

Wonder Woman #20

By: Greg Rucka, Bilquis Evely
Released: Apr 12, 2017

"Godwatch" part three! Cale launches a desperate gambit to take control of Godwatch, but her plan hinges on two factors she cannot control: the witch Circe, and Wonder Woman!
RATED T

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JBL Reviews reviewed X-Men: Blue #1 Apr 15, 2017
1.0

Silly and expected. First and last issue I'll buy.

X-Men: Blue #1

By: Cullen Bunn, Jorge Molina
Released: Apr 12, 2017

THE ORIGINALS!
Join MARVEL GIRL, CYCLOPS, BEAST, ICEMAN and ANGEL as they reclaim the title of X-MEN. After the world-shaking events of IVX, the original five X-Men are here to bring mutant criminals to justice and restore a heroic sheen to their team. But with a new leader in JEAN GREY and a new mentor in their "arch-frenemy" MAGNETO, will ol...

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JBL Reviews reviewed Seven to Eternity #5 Apr 15, 2017
2.5

I feel like I could skip this issue and not miss anything

Seven to Eternity #5

By: Rick Remender, Jerome Opena
Released: Apr 12, 2017

NEW STORY ARC!
Adam Osidis and the Mosak come to a crossroads. The choices they make here will echo throughout the lands of Zhal for all eternity.

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7.5

Slow parts, but the good was good

Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #18

By: Robert Venditti, V Kenneth Marion
Released: Apr 12, 2017

"THE PRISM OF TIME" part one! The Green Lantern Corps has united with their once mortal enemies the Sinestro Corps, but there's a storm brewing on the horizon as an enemy from the future arrives to rip the two apart. There will be no peace in this time.
RATED T

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JBL Reviews rated Injustice 2 #1 Apr 15, 2017
7.5

Injustice 2 #1

By: Tom Taylor, Bruno Redondo
Released: Apr 12, 2017

The all-new prequel to the highly anticipated Injustice 2 video game begins here! Original INJUSTICE writer Tom Taylor continues the story from the hit series INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US. Superman is imprisoned, and it’s up to Batman to put the world back together. But with Superman’s iron-fisted regime eliminated, other forces rise up to fill the...

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JBL Reviews reviewed Weapon X #1 Apr 15, 2017
8.0

A lot of mediocre reviews, but I liked it. Only real complaint is that it felt very sort and didn't have time to go very far. I really hope either this is the "changed to good" Sabretooth or Pak explains why he isn't.

Weapon X #1

By: Greg Pak, Greg Land
Released: Apr 12, 2017

Decades ago, the Weapon X program produced the deadliest mutant killers on the planet. Now, with more research, more funding and more Adamantium at its disposal, the Weapon X program is creating new killers for old targets: Old Man Logan. Sabretooth. Lady Deathstrike. Weapon X isn't just experimenting on mutants anymore...it's eradicating them. All...

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JBL Reviews reviewed Star Wars #30 Apr 6, 2017
6.5

Maybe I'm losing interest in this book

Star Wars #30

By: Jason Aaron, Salvador Larroca
Released: Apr 5, 2017

• It seems a battle from Yoda's past has come to Luke's present!
•  Luke has stumbled upon the last native on the planet...
•  ...and the stonepower is strong with this one!
Rated T

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JBL Reviews reviewed Jessica Jones #7 Apr 5, 2017
8.5

I love this book. No happy ending for Luke and Jessica yet, but the tension is good.

Jessica Jones #7

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Michael Gaydos
Released: Apr 5, 2017

• The most dangerous book on the stands digs even deeper into the new mysteries of the Marvel Universe.
•  Has Jessica Jones uncovered a secret too hot for even her?
•  Can she put the pieces of her life back together before it is too late?
Parental Advisory

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JBL Reviews reviewed Avengers #6 Apr 5, 2017
6.5

Everything seemed simplistic and easy, even though it should have felt like there was a lot at stake.

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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JBL Reviews rated X-Men: Gold #1 Apr 5, 2017
8.0

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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JBL Reviews rated Old Man Logan #20 Mar 30, 2017
7.5

Old Man Logan #20

By: Jeff Lemire, Filipe Andrade
Released: Mar 29, 2017

OUT OF THE FRYING PAN...AND INTO NEW JERSEY!
•  Trying to correct a mistake from his past, LOGAN has been forced to resort to teaming up with a past adversary!
•  Will Logan learn to heed his friends' warnings about mixing magic and time travel?
•  Guest-starring MILES MORALES, SPIDER-MAN!

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JBL Reviews rated Infamous Iron Man #6 Mar 30, 2017
8.0

Infamous Iron Man #6

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Alex Maleev
Released: Mar 29, 2017

• Doom comes face-to-face with two of his most mortal enemies. Faces he never thought he would ever see again. This is a big turning point issue for Infamous Iron Man.
•  His reputation is on the line. Can Victor keep on the redemptive path even in the face of total adversity?
•  Will he even want t...

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JBL Reviews rated X-Men Prime #1 Mar 30, 2017
8.0

X-Men Prime #1

By: Marc Guggenheim, Ken Lashley
Released: Mar 29, 2017

RESURRXION BEGINS HERE!
In the wake of their war with the Inhumans, the X-MEN are at a crossroads. Where do they go from here? Luckily, one beloved X-Men has the answer to that question: Xavier's dream comes full circle as KITTY PRYDE returns to the X-Men, ready to lead them in their mission to protect a world that hates and fears them. The nex...

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JBL Reviews reviewed Inhumans Prime #1 Mar 30, 2017
2.0

I tried. Really I did. I figured maybe I could jump on. But Marvel has turned a cool guest star worthy group into a boring joke.

Inhumans Prime #1

By: Al Ewing, Ryan Sook
Released: Mar 29, 2017

RESURRXION BEGINS HERE!
In the wake of the awesome events of IVX - what will become of the Inhumans? In this oversized special issue - the trial of Maximus! The coming of Marvel Boy! And what is the dark secret of Black Bolt? A special bridging issue between the past of the Inhumans and their future - on Earth and in the stars!
Rated T+

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JBL Reviews reviewed All-New X-Men #19 Mar 29, 2017
7.5

Fine. Better than I expected. But the series itself was disappointing. I hate Pickles. No development for Idie or Evan.

All-New X-Men #19

By: Dennis Hopeless, Paco Diaz
Released: Mar 29, 2017

• Together at last!
•  In the aftermath of the X-Men's war with the Inhumans, the original five X-Men are reunited once more...
•  ...but will they walk into an uncertain future together or apart?
Rated T+

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2.0

Stupid that Lobo is on the team. They're fighting a team I don't care anything about and can't keep track of.

Justice League of America #3

By: Steve Orlando, Diogenes Neves
Released: Mar 29, 2017

"THE EXTREMISTS" part three! The Extremists now control a nation, and within its borders, all is ordered and protected - all but free will. But how do seven people, even the JLA, fight an entire country? And even if they could, no one can truly prepare for the catastrophic design Dreamslayer has in store for reality itself.

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8.0

Outcast By Kirkman & Azaceta #24

By: Robert Kirkman, Paul Azaceta
Released: Jan 11, 2017

"NO TURNING BACK"
It is time to say goodbye to someone...and hello to someone else.

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7.5

Outcast By Kirkman & Azaceta #23

By: Robert Kirkman, Paul Azaceta
Released: Nov 23, 2016

"THE DARKEST BEFORE"-What was once trapped in shadow is out in the open...and it is about to overwhelm Kyle Barnes.

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7.5

Outcast By Kirkman & Azaceta #22

By: Robert Kirkman, Paul Azaceta
Released: Oct 26, 2016

"The Ticking Clock"
Another friend has fallen victim to dark forces. Can Kyle and Anderson save them in time?

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7.5

Outcast By Kirkman & Azaceta #21

By: Robert Kirkman, Paul Azaceta
Released: Sep 28, 2016

"Blood is Spilled"
Kyle is in danger, and Anderson will risk it all to help him. But is it a sacrifice he can't recover from?

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7.5

Outcast By Kirkman & Azaceta #20

By: Robert Kirkman, Paul Azaceta
Released: Aug 24, 2016

"A POWER EXPOSED"
Allison is learning that there is in fact something very special about her daughter. But where is Kyle? The OUTCAST TV series premieres June 3rd on Cinemax!

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7.5

Same stuff

Outcast By Kirkman & Azaceta #19

By: Robert Kirkman, Paul Azaceta
Released: Jul 27, 2016

    Answers are given and secrets are revealed, as the start of a new story arc finds Kyle and Sidney having a conversation that will change EVERYTHING. Kyle has never been in more danger.

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