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Cosmic Ray reviewed Mister Miracle #1 Aug 9, 2017
8.0

Has a nice alternative feel to the story. Like the gritty art.

Mister Miracle #1

By: Tom King, Mitch Gerads
Released: Aug 9, 2017

From the team behind THE SHERIFF OF BABYLON and the Hugo Award-nominated writer of Vision comes a unique new take on one of Jack Kirby's most beloved New Gods.
Scott Free is the greatest escape artist that ever lived. So great that he escaped Granny Goodness' gruesome orphanage and the dangers of Apokolips to travel across galaxies and set up a...

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Cosmic Ray reviewed Generation Gone #1 Jul 20, 2017
8.0

Much, much easier to digest the story than past Kot work. Good job.

Generation Gone #1

By: Ales Kot, Andre Araujo
Released: Jul 19, 2017

America, 2020. Three young hackers with nothing to lose. A secretive scientist with a plan. One final job.
What happens when you're poor, angry, and get superpowers you never asked for? Skins + Unbreakable = GENERATION GONE, sort of- if you also include multiple trips to the sun, weird black goo, a breakup fight inside a nuclear factory, love,...

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yankeefan91 reviewed Jupiter's Legacy Vol. 2 #5 Jul 12, 2017
4.0

Waited almost a year for an issue that features below average Quitely art and several pages that appear like he wasn't the artist.

Jupiter's Legacy Vol. 2 #5

By: Mark Millar, Frank Quitely
Released: Jul 5, 2017

MINISERIES CONCLUSION
The series climax of epic superhero saga JUPITER'S LEGACY, VOL. 2 has arrived! War is still raging between the super-villains and heroes to see who will control the world's superpowers. Brandon and Chloe have a long-standing score to settle-in the end, will blood prove thicker than water?

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Cosmic Ray - Jul 13, 2017

I noticed that too.

Cosmic Ray rated Mechanism Vol. 1 Jul 7, 2017
8.0

Mechanism Vol. 1

By: Raffaele Ienco, Raffaele Ienco

In the aftermath of an alien invasion, a prototype military robot is rushed into the field before it is combat-ready. Now attached to a group of survivors, it studies them to learn what it means to be human. Will it come to understand man as a noble creature worth preserving, or conclude that the human race isn't worth saving at all?
  
Co...

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Cosmic Ray dropped Mechanism from their pull list Jul 7, 2017

Mechanism

In the aftermath of an alien invasion, a prototype military robot is rushed into the field before it is combat-ready. Now attached to a group of survivors, it studies them to learn what it means to be human. Will it come to understand man as a noble creature worth preserving or that the human race isn’t worth saving at all?

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Cosmic Ray reviewed Jupiter's Legacy Vol. 2 #5 Jul 6, 2017
1.0

Mark Millar gets a one for his lackluster ending with zero twists! Incredibly disappointing. His endings are always disappointing. But Frank Quitely gets a ten for his fabulous art.

Jupiter's Legacy Vol. 2 #5

By: Mark Millar, Frank Quitely
Released: Jul 5, 2017

MINISERIES CONCLUSION
The series climax of epic superhero saga JUPITER'S LEGACY, VOL. 2 has arrived! War is still raging between the super-villains and heroes to see who will control the world's superpowers. Brandon and Chloe have a long-standing score to settle-in the end, will blood prove thicker than water?

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Cosmic Ray rated Samaritan: Veritas #1 May 25, 2017
8.0

Samaritan: Veritas #1

By: Matt Hawkins, Atilio Rojo
Released: May 24, 2017

A woman with a vendetta decides she's going to take down the largest military contractor in the world and has the means and a plan that just might work. How do you bankrupt one of the richest, most technologically advanced and successful companies in the world? You steal all their research and give it away to everyone. Can she survive long enough t...

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Cosmic Ray reviewed Star Trek: Boldly Go #1 Jan 7, 2017
8.0

Last page will hook you in.

Star Trek: Boldly Go #1

By: Mike Johnson, Tony Shasteen
Released: Oct 19, 2016

STAR TREK's 50th Anniversary Celebration continues with this all-new series following the adventures of Captain Kirk and the iconic crew! New worlds! New species! New ships! And a new danger unlike anything the Federation has encountered before! Boldly go into a new era of STAR TREK!
•  Following the events of Star Trek Beyond!

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Cosmic Ray reviewed Moonshine #1 Nov 18, 2016
6.5

Great art. Story doesn't seem worth my time.

Moonshine #1

By: Brian Azzarello, Eduardo Risso
Released: Oct 5, 2016

Set during Prohibition, and deep in the backwoods of Appalachia, MOONSHINE #1 tells the story of Lou Pirlo, a city-slick "torpedo" sent from New York City to negotiate a deal with the best moonshiner in West Virginia, one Hiram Holt. What Lou doesn't figure on is that Holt is just as cunning and ruthless as any NYC crime boss. Because not only will...

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Cosmic Ray rated Mechanism #5 Nov 16, 2016
9.0

Mechanism #5

By: Raffaele Ienco, Raffaele Ienco
Released: Nov 16, 2016

END OF STORY ARC! Humanity's strongholds fall to the Geckos while across the world broken robots gain new life. Protos joins with his parent mind.
First arc finale!

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8.0

Jupiter's Legacy Vol. 2 #2

By: Mark Millar, Frank Quitely
Released: Jul 27, 2016

Our superheroes face off with psychic Japanese villain Raikou, battling through different levels of consciousness to assume her powers and recruit Repro for their team. While the villains seize cities and begin their stranglehold on the global economy, will faces from the past distract our heroes from their goal?

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Cosmic Ray reviewed Jupiter's Legacy Vol. 2 #4 Oct 20, 2016
9.0

HOLY F! This comic is keeping comics afloat for me. Too damn good. One issue left? No!

Jupiter's Legacy Vol. 2 #4

By: Mark Millar, Frank Quitely
Released: Oct 12, 2016

Archenemies come out of hiding to settle old scores in this action-packed battle of good versus evil. After suffering intense humiliation, Walter is out for blood. He will stop at nothing until the trouble-making superheroes are dead and Skyfox's bloodline is completely wiped out.

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Cosmic Ray rated Mechanism #4 Oct 20, 2016
8.5

Mechanism #4

By: Raffaele Ienco, Raffaele Ienco
Released: Oct 19, 2016

The Geckos invade the walled city of Philadelphia while Protos assembles the war-torn robots of the past into an assault force.

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Cosmic Ray reviewed Hadrian's Wall #1 Oct 6, 2016
7.0

Not bad first issue but not GRAND SCALE enough to get me back for another issue. Someone was killed in space, big deal.

Hadrian's Wall #1

By: Kyle Higgins, Rod Reis
Released: Sep 14, 2016

When an astronaut on HADRIAN'S WALL is murdered, pill-popping detective Simon Moore is dispatched to investigate the ship's crew... including his own ex-wife. But if Simon's not careful, what he finds could make the interstellar Cold War go red hot. From the creative team behind the critically-acclaimed series C.O.W.L. comes a gripping, locked room...

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Cosmic Ray reviewed Seven to Eternity #1 Oct 6, 2016
7.5

Great art but the story is not the most inviting or innovative.

Seven to Eternity #1

By: Rick Remender, Jerome Opena
Released: Sep 21, 2016

The God of Whispers has spread an omnipresent paranoia to every corner of the kingdom of Zhal; his spies hide in every hall spreading mistrust and fear. Adam Osidis, a dying knight from a disgraced house, must choose between joining a hopeless band of magic users in their desperate bid to free their world of the evil God, or accepting his promise t...

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Cosmic Ray rated Symmetry #7 Oct 5, 2016
8.0

Symmetry #7

By: Matt Hawkins, Raffaele Ienco
Released: Sep 14, 2016

Julia uncovers why the world became segregated. How to change something so deeply ingrained in society is the next hurdle.

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Cosmic Ray reviewed Black #1 Oct 5, 2016
4.0

Total amateur writing. Art was okay. Pass.

Black #1

By: Kwanza Osajyefo, Jamal Igle
Released: Oct 5, 2016

IT'S HERE! The comic that blazed through Kickstarter during Black History Month 2016.
In a world that already hates and fears them - what if only Black people had superpowers. After miraculously surviving being gunned down by police, a young man learns that he is part of the biggest lie in history. Now he must decide whether it's safer to keep...

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Cosmic Ray reviewed Romulus #1 Oct 5, 2016
8.0

Enjoyed it. Too bad (x) had to (x) too soon. But maybe she's not (x) at all. Hmmm.

Romulus #1

By: Bryan Hill, Nelson Blake
Released: Oct 5, 2016

Our world isn't free. All of us, for generations, have lived under the secret control of The Ancient Order of Romulus. One young woman, raised by them, trained by them, betrayed by them, must push through her fear to take a stand against the silent evil that masters our world. Her name is Ashlar, and her war begins with the brutal first chapter of ...

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Cosmic Ray rated Mechanism #3 Sep 21, 2016
8.5

Mechanism #3

By: Raffaele Ienco, Raffaele Ienco
Released: Sep 21, 2016

Protos is adopted by a young boy who has lost his family.

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Cosmic Ray reviewed Skybourne #1 Sep 12, 2016
8.0

Great art and action. Dialogue a bit amateurish but forgivable.

Skybourne #1

By: Frank Cho, Frank Cho
Released: Sep 7, 2016

* A new, original series from celebrated creator Frank Cho (Totally Awesome Hulk, Savage Wolverine)!
* Full of fast-paced action, Skybourne is James Bond with fantasy elements thrown in and is unlike anything Frank Cho has ever done before.
* The legend of King Arthur is alive and well in modern day. Only one man, Skybourne, can stop the ...

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Cosmic Ray reviewed Cryptocracy #1 Sep 9, 2016
6.0

Too much of an info dump. Too many idea jumps, characters.

Cryptocracy #1

By: Van Jensen, Pete Woods
Released: Jun 29, 2016

For time beyond memory, the Nine Families watched from the shadows, believing themselves shepherds and manipulating whole societies as they saw fit. Nothing happened that they didn't observe or control. Outsiders knew naught of the Families, much less threatened them. Until now.

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Cosmic Ray rated Glitterbomb #1 Sep 7, 2016
7.0

Glitterbomb #1

By: Jim Zub, K. Michael Russell
Released: Sep 7, 2016

Farrah Durante is a middle-aged actress hunting for her next gig in an industry where youth trumps experience. Her frustrations become an emotional lure for something horrifying out beyond the water... something ready to exact revenge on the shallow celebrity-obsessed culture that's led her astray.

Fan-favorite JIM ZUB (WAYWARD, Thunderbol...

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Cosmic Ray reviewed Jupiter's Legacy Vol. 2 #3 Sep 2, 2016
8.5

You two, don't ever break up.

Jupiter's Legacy Vol. 2 #3

By: Mark Millar, Frank Quitely
Released: Aug 31, 2016

The world's greatest superhuman is back. Hutch and the gang have tracked him down to a secret hide-out in northern Russia where the ageing super-villain has become a bitter loner. With Walter Sampson's league of super-villains taking over the planet, can a world crisis haul this legend out of retirement, or must the gang face the bad guys alone?

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Cosmic Ray reviewed Lake of Fire #1 Sep 2, 2016
8.0

Quite good but the language of the times is a bit tiring. Too bad it couldn't be a bit more moderned up.

Lake of Fire #1

By: Nathan Fairbairn, Matt Smith
Released: Aug 24, 2016

SERIES PREMIERE
It is 1220 AD, and the gears of the Albigensian Crusade grind on. When an alien mining-craft infested with a horde of bloodthirsty predators crash-lands in the remote wilderness of the French Pyrenees, a small band of crusaders and a Cathar heretic are all that stand between God's Kingdom and Hell on Earth.

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6.0

Meh story. Nice art though.

Predator vs. Judge Dredd vs. Aliens #1

By: John Layman, Chris Mooneyham
Released: Jul 27, 2016

The ultimate science-fiction crossover pits the legendary lawman Judge Dredd against the universe’s supreme hunters, the Predators, as they both try to survive an onslaught by the galaxy’s ultimate killing machines, the Aliens!

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Cosmic Ray reviewed Black Hammer #2 Aug 29, 2016
8.0

Quite good. Still here.

Black Hammer #2

By: Jeff Lemire, Dean Ormston
Released: Aug 17, 2016

The Golden Age heroes of Spiral City have been "erased" from existence! Banished years ago to a timeless farming community, the team are torn between accepting their fate and finding a way home! Chapter 2 focuses on child hero Golden Gail, whose unaging body most deeply feels the tragedy of their new lives.

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Cosmic Ray reviewed Black Hammer #1 Aug 29, 2016
8.0

Intriguing. Great art and colors.

Black Hammer #1

By: Jeff Lemire, Dean Ormston
Released: Jul 20, 2016

  A new story from the prodigious brain of Jeff Lemire (Descender), amazingly realized by Dean Ormston (The Sandman) and Dave Stewart (Hellboy)!
Once they were heroes, but that age has long since passed. Banished from existence by a multiversal crisis, the old champions of Spiral City-Abraham Slam, Golden Gail, Colonel Weird, Madame Dragonfly...

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Cosmic Ray reviewed Animosity #1 Aug 29, 2016
6.0

Even for comics this is a bit absurd. "For no reason at all..." animals suddenly start talking.

Animosity #1

By: Marguerite Bennett, Rafael Latorre
Released: Aug 3, 2016

One day, the Animals woke up.
They started thinking. They started talking.
They started taking revenge.

Now, a dog and his girl are trying to get away--out of New York City, and all the way to San Francisco, to the only person who might be able to protect and save her.

From the writer of INSEXTS  A-FORCE, and...

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Cosmic Ray rated Mechanism #2 Aug 25, 2016
8.5

Mechanism #2

By: Raffaele Ienco, Raffaele Ienco
Released: Aug 24, 2016

The Geckos receive a vicious new leader, while Protos learns what it's like to see someone die.

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Cosmic Ray rated Symmetry #6 Aug 14, 2016
8.0

Symmetry #6

By: Matt Hawkins, Raffaele Ienco
Released: Aug 10, 2016

Julia survives Asia and heads to Africa.

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