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Big Brother reviewed Batman #15 Jan 18, 2017
3.5

Competent, cunning, intellectual, forward-thinking, master detective Batman died with Grant Morrison.

Batman #15

By: Tom King, Mitch Gerads
Released: Jan 18, 2017

How do you solve a problem like Selina Kyle? Is she a hero? Is she a villain? Can Batman and Catwoman ever really work things out? The award-winning team of Tom King and Mitch Gerads of Babylon (SHERIFF OF BABYLON) bring you "Rooftops," a story in which Batman must decide once and for all what to do about Catwoman.  
RATED T

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Ssnyder1835 - Jan 18, 2017

I am obviously biased, but I thought this two parter was really strong :) Still, on behalf of the line, thanks for trying the books. Always appreciated

Big Brother reviewed The Clone Conspiracy #4 Jan 18, 2017
8.0

Compelling but still awkward premise. I enjoy seeing long-term plot seeds bearing fruit, like Parker's no death vow and Ana Maria's relationship. This isn't the rip-roaring high adventure event that I'm used to from Slott, but it's decent in its own low-key way.

The Clone Conspiracy #4

By: Dan Slott, Jim Cheung
Released: Jan 18, 2017

• The darkest Spider-Man story ever gets EVEN DARKER!
•  Doctor Octopus and the Lizard have both been on a tight leash, but decide it's time to stop playing nice...
Rated T+

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Big Brother reviewed Superman #15 Jan 18, 2017
6.5

More fluff. I've played "spot the analogue" so many times in so many different comics that this just wasn't that interesting. Too bad the plot appears to be extremely shallow.

Superman #15

By: Peter J. Tomasi, Ed Benes
Released: Jan 18, 2017

"MULTIPLICITY" part two! Superman and New Super-Man fight alongside an army of Supermen from across the Multiverse against the threat trying to wipe them all out of existence! Plus, Jon and his neighbor Kathy investigate a hidden horror that seems to be growing in their town.
RATED T

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Mister Bungle reviewed All-Star Batman #6 Jan 11, 2017
2.0

Snyder reaches a whole new level of boring with his prose. Different art but i didn't care for it.

All-Star Batman #6

By: Scott Snyder, Jock
Released: Jan 11, 2017

"Cold to the Core"! Batman travels to Alaska to confront Mr. Freeze as he attempts to extract the world's oldest ice core and bring humanity to a new Ice Age! Powerhouse artist Jock joins Scott Snyder to bring you another of the Dark Knight's rogues like you've never seen him before.
RATED T

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Ssnyder1835 - Jan 18, 2017

I do like lobster. But it is really me

Ssnyder1835 - Jan 18, 2017

Tag me on Twitter or something if you don't believe me

Big Brother reviewed The Flintstones #7 Jan 4, 2017
10

Sharp, smart, funny and depressing! This series continues to impress!

The Flintstones #7

By: Mark Russell, Rick Leonardi
Released: Jan 4, 2017

The Great Gazoo is working on his report card for the human race, and so far humanity has earned a big fat "F." When the Church of Gerard starts selling Indulgences, Bedrock descends into violence and debauchery. Meanwhile, a miner gets trapped at Slate's Quarry.  Might there be an honest citizen in this burgeoning civilization willing to come to...

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Big Brother reviewed Superman #14 Jan 4, 2017
6.5

I'm checking in to see Morrison's Multiversity concepts return. This is big, splashy, and decompressed like most of what you'd expect from the Big Two. I hope the whole arc isn't as light and breezy as this issue.

Superman #14

By: Peter J. Tomasi, Ivan Reis
Released: Jan 4, 2017

"MULTIPLICITY" part one! The New Super-Man of China has been taken! The Red Son Superman of Earth-30 has been beaten! And who knows what's happened to Sunshine Superman! Someone is collecting Supermen across the Multiverse-this looks like a job for our Kal-El as he is joined by Justice Incarnate in this multi-Earth epic!
RATED T

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Big Brother reviewed Love is Love #1 Jan 1, 2017
10

Very powerful, heart moving stuff

Love is Love #1

By: Phil Jimenez, Phil Jimenez
Released: Dec 28, 2016

The comic book industry comes together to honor those killed in Orlando this year. From IDW Publishing, with assistance from DC Entertainment, this oversize comic contains moving and heartfelt material from some of the greatest talents in comics - - mourning the victims, supporting the survivors, celebrating the LGBTQ community, and examining love ...

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Mister Bungle reviewed All-Star Batman #5 Dec 28, 2016
1.0

Nothing redeeming to be found here. Scott Snyder should be banned from Batman and take John Romita Jr. with him.

All-Star Batman #5

By: Scott Snyder, John Romita Jr.
Released: Dec 28, 2016

"MY OWN WORST ENEMY" conclusion! Batman, Duke and Two-Face square off in a fight for Harvey Dent's soul. With assassins flooding in from across the countryside, Batman learns that even his most trusted allies might choose evil over good.  

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Big Brother reviewed Civil War II #8 Dec 28, 2016
4.5

Just garbage.

Civil War II #8

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Alan Davis
Released: Dec 28, 2016

Blockbuster creators BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS and DAVID MARQUEZ go out with a seismic bang as fists fly over Washington D.C.!
Ulysses' precognitive powers grow stronger with each passing moment. As they reach their peak, what horrors from the future will be unleashed? And seeds sown here will bear bitter fruit for the Marvel Universe of tomorrow. P...

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Big Brother reviewed Wonder Woman #13 Dec 28, 2016
6.0

This book has fallen prey to the modern house style, which stretches out plotlines in order to fill trade paperbacks. I've been holding on because of my appreciation for Rucka, but that hasn't kept me from slowly losing interest.

Wonder Woman #13

By: Greg Rucka, Matthew Clark
Released: Dec 28, 2016

"BETWEEN THE LIES AND THE TRUTH"! Following the conclusion of "The Lies," Steve Trevor must grapple with revelations about not only Wonder Woman, but himself as well!

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4.5

Just incredibly shallow and drawn out. This thing has managed to make Dark Knight Strikes Again look better in comparison.

Dark Knight III: The Master Race #7

By: Frank Miller, Klaus Janson
Released: Dec 28, 2016

Batman and Superman are back together again-but is their reunion too late?

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5.0

For a first issue of a supposed big event there was nothing to see here; If you read the preview you know everything that happens in this issue

Justice League vs. Suicide Squad #1

By: Joshua Williamson, Jason Fabok
Released: Dec 21, 2016

The first major event storyline of DC's Rebirth era begins with a day Amanda Waller always knew would come: the Justice League discovers the existence of the Suicide Squad! This government-sponsored black-ops team of super-villains with bombs implanted in their brains is obviously a deal-breaker for Earth's paragons of truth and justice! But you ca...

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7.0

Well-drawn, but is otherwise a very boilerplate #1 event issue. The Suicide Squad all go through their stock catchphrases with little else to their characters, and the Justice League shows up for a fight. The only really interesting aspect was Max Lord.

Justice League vs. Suicide Squad #1

By: Joshua Williamson, Jason Fabok
Released: Dec 21, 2016

The first major event storyline of DC's Rebirth era begins with a day Amanda Waller always knew would come: the Justice League discovers the existence of the Suicide Squad! This government-sponsored black-ops team of super-villains with bombs implanted in their brains is obviously a deal-breaker for Earth's paragons of truth and justice! But you ca...

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Big Brother - Dec 21, 2016

I'm glad I read the comic before I read your spoiler.

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GL Fan 2814 reviewed Green Lanterns #13 Dec 21, 2016
4.0

Can't say I like the telling of the origination of the GL rings here at all - it's been canon for years that the rings were made as a result of the Manhunter fiasco so it just seems like the writer is making stuff up to suit his story with no regard to the past. It's also more of the same old formula of the characters constantly questioning themselves and so on that's gotten quite boring 13 issue more

Green Lanterns #13

By: Sam Humphries, Jay Leisten
Released: Dec 21, 2016

"THE PHANTOM LANTERN" part five! The Phantom Lantern controls all aspects of the emotional spectrum, but can Green Lanterns Jessica Cruz and Simon Baz figure out which of those powers can also defeat their new enemy?

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Big Brother reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #22 Dec 21, 2016
9.0

Finally, some meat to go with all those potatoes! Best issue of Dead No More so far

Amazing Spider-Man #22

By: Dan Slott, Giuseppe Camuncoli
Released: Dec 21, 2016

CLONE CONSPIRACY TIE-IN!
•  Miles Warren, a.k.a. the Jackal, has been a thorn in Peter Parker's side since college.
•  What spurred his latest rebranding and master plan? FIND OUT HERE!
Rated T

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Big Brother reviewed Optimus Prime #1 Dec 14, 2016
8.0

Glad to get back on track after Revolution. A solid continuation of Robots in Disguise.

Optimus Prime #1

By: John Barber, Kei Zama
Released: Dec 14, 2016

REVOLUTION is over-but the danger to Earth is just beginning. As OPTIMUS PRIME pulls Earth into the larger universe, he's painted a target on Earth... and a new alien incursion begins when a corkscrew shaped craft drills into our world!
•   The next evolution of TRANSFORMERS is here!
•   OPTIMUS PRIME's past on...

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Big Brother reviewed The Flintstones #6 Dec 13, 2016
8.0

Another fine and funny issue. Don't let the clown crusader on the critics review page fool you.

The Flintstones #6

By: Mark Russell, Steve Pugh
Released: Dec 7, 2016

Bedrock is gripped by panic at the news that an asteroid is heading straight toward Earth!  The Flintstones fight the hysteria, but even more dangerous than the end of the world are the people preparing for the end of the world

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Big Brother reviewed The Clone Conspiracy #3 Dec 7, 2016
5.5

Three issues in and this blockbuster storyline has gone practically nowhere. Slott is better at pacing and plotting than this, so I can't help but be disappointed.

The Clone Conspiracy #3

By: Dan Slott, Jim Cheung
Released: Dec 7, 2016

THE CLONE CONSPIRACY CONTINUES!
•  SPIDER-MAN is on the run from his resurrected rogues!
•  The Jackal's master plan is further revealed. Just how deep does it run?
•  And why is Doctor Octopus playing second fiddle to the Jackal?
Rated T+

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Big Brother reviewed Superman #12 Dec 7, 2016
4.0

A fast, fluff read.

Superman #12

By: Peter J. Tomasi, Doug Mahnke
Released: Dec 7, 2016

"SINISTER PURPOSE" part one! Frankenstein has come to Hamilton County, home of Superman, and Hell has come with him. It's Man of Steel vs. the Monster to save the life of someone in the town with a horrifying secret.

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Big Brother reviewed Batman #12 Dec 7, 2016
4.0

Nice artwork!

Batman #12

By: Tom King, Mikel Janin
Released: Dec 7, 2016

"I AM SUICIDE" part four! As Bane decimates Batman's team, the Dark Knight must decide how far he's willing to go-and who he's willing to sacrifice-for those he left in Gotham City.  

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Big Brother reviewed Revolution #5 Dec 6, 2016
3.0

Well, that sucked.

Revolution #5

By: Cullen Bunn, Fico Ossio
Released: Nov 30, 2016

LAST STAND IN AUTOBOT CITY! It's all come to this-TRANSFORMERS vs. ROM vs. MICRONAUTS vs. G.I. JOE vs. M.A.S.K. vs. the ultimate evil! The futures of Earth, Cybertron, and the Microverse will all be changed forever by the decisions made this day.
•   A universe of characters is born through REVOLUTION!
•   Not ...

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Big Brother reviewed The Multiversity Deluxe Nov 19, 2016
10

A rare treat for DC and Morrison fans who know their stuff.

The Multiversity Deluxe

By: Grant Morrison, Ben Oliver

The biggest adventure in DCs history is here! Join visionary writer Grant Morrison, todays most talented artists, and a cast of unforgettable heroes from 52 alternative Earths of the DC Multiverse! Prepare to meet the Vampire League of Earth-43, the Justice Riders of Earth-18, Superdemon, Doc Fate, the super-sons of Superman and Batman, the rampagi...

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Mister Bungle reviewed Batman #11 Nov 16, 2016
3.0

Pretty art. Dull story.

Batman #11

By: Tom King, Mikel Janin
Released: Nov 16, 2016

“I am Suicide” part three! Plunging into the belly of the beast, Batman and his team of misfits infiltrate Santa Prisca. Betrayal and savagery unfold as Batman races to steal Bane’s prized possession…and not everyone will make it out alive.

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Big Brother reviewed The Flintstones #5 Nov 12, 2016
10

Very impressive.

The Flintstones #5

By: Mark Russell, Steve Pugh
Released: Nov 2, 2016

Its time to Bedrock the vote! With the Bedrock mayoral race heating up, the local middle school decides to join in on the fun by holding their own election for class president. Will Ralph the Bully punch his way to victory? Or is there a new kind of candidate waiting in the wings to start a revolution? Meanwhile, Fred and Barney reminisce about the...

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6.0

Finch sucks as usual, and Prez is as good as ever (unfortunately not a "concluding" chapter), but not enough to justify 5+ dollars.

Catwoman: Election Night #1

By: Meredith Finch, Ben Caldwell
Released: Nov 2, 2016

It's mayoral election time in Gotham City, and while the city is up in arms, Catwoman couldn't care less! But when the candidates get personal, the Feline Fatale decides to get involved-much to the detriment of...well, everyone! This issue contains a special bonus story featuring the return of President Beth Ross from the critically acclaimed PREZ ...

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7.5

Lots of talent, but not exactly a great read

Wonder Woman: 75th Anniversary Special #1

By: Rafael Scavone, Rafael Albuquerque
Released: Oct 26, 2016

An immense special issue celebrating seventy-five years of the Amazing Amazon, through phenomenal new stories, art, and stand-alone illustrations! Featuring a roster of incredible creators-some who've laid down legendary runs with the character, and some who've never drawn her before-including Rafael Albuquerque, Brian Azzarello, Cliff Chiang, Rena...

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Big Brother reviewed Batman #9 Oct 20, 2016
5.5

Fine artwork, but absolutely dull writing for anyone who's familiar with Batman.

Batman #9

By: Tom King, Mikel Janin
Released: Oct 19, 2016

"I Am Suicide" part one! Batman has always been crazy...but this? This is suicide! In order to retrieve Psycho-Pirate and save Gotham Girl, Batman must recruit a team from Amanda Waller to break into the most impenetrable prison in the world and steal from one of the Dark Knight's greatest foes...Bane. The next great Batman story begins here!

Big Brother reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #20 Oct 20, 2016
6.5

More spinning wheels.

Amazing Spider-Man #20

By: Dan Slott, Giuseppe Camuncoli
Released: Oct 19, 2016

"CLONE CONSPIRACY" TIE-IN!
• Death is no more, and DOCTOR OCTOPUS HAS RETURNED!!!
• How is he back? And what does he have to do with The Jackal?
Rated T

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3.0

Crap, pure and simple.

Dark Knight III: The Master Race #6

By: Brian Azzarello, Andy Kubert
Released: Oct 19, 2016

Is Gotham City ready for a new Batgirl?

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Big Brother reviewed Superwoman #3 Oct 15, 2016
7.5

Fairly solid traditional storytelling.

Superwoman #3

By: Phil Jimenez, Emanuela Lupacchino
Released: Oct 12, 2016

"WHO IS SUPERWOMAN?" part three! Ultra Woman is revealed, and her unstoppable Bizarress army are hunting for Superwoman! But that's not the only challenge facing the new hero-Steel has made a terrifying new discovery: Superwoman's powers are killing her-and the only chance to save her life is to leave her powers behind!

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