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Houdini rated Magnus #1 Aug 21, 2017
8.0

Magnus #1

By: Kyle Higgins, Jorge Fornes
Released: Jun 7, 2017

Do humans dream of owning electric sheep? Artificial intelligences, rather than becoming our overlords, have settled into an uneasy symbiosis with humanity - they work for us as our colleagues and servants, earning vacation-time they spend in a boundless digital universe running on human-maintained server farms. But not all AIs are cool with the de...

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Houdini rated The Skeptics #1 Aug 21, 2017
5.0

The Skeptics #1

By: Tini Howard, Devaki Neogi
Released: Oct 26, 2016

A stylish, political adventure about a pair of hip, clever teens who fool the world into believing they have superpowers. It is the 1960s. The Russians have the A-bomb, the H-bomb, and now the most terrifying weapon of all: a pair of psychically superpowered young people. Terrified and desperate, the US top brass scours from coast to coast in searc...

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Houdini rated Lazarus: X+66 #1 Aug 21, 2017
9.0

Lazarus: X+66 #1

By: Greg Rucka, Steve Lieber
Released: Jul 19, 2017

In the wake of "CULL" and setting the stage for "FRACTURE," the sixth storyline of the critically acclaimed LAZARUS, this series takes us into the year +66 with six separate stories. Casey Solomon has caught the eye of the Lazarus, but gaining the Family's attention can be as much a curse as a blessing. Will Dagger Selection destroy Casey, or will ...

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Houdini rated Shaolin Cowboy #4 Aug 19, 2017
3.0

Shaolin Cowboy #4

By: Geof Darrow, Geof Darrow
Released: Jan 8, 2014

It is high doom in the low desert, as the Shaolin Cowboy tries to turn the tide on a dead sea of kamikaze zombies and learns that the devil you know may be easier to deal with than the devil you don't. Thirty-one pages of fists and feet versus rotting flesh. It's not J. D. Salinger's Catcher in the Die.

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10

The Shaolin Cowboy: Who'll Stop the Reign? #1

By: Geof Darrow, Geof Darrow
Released: Apr 19, 2017

Who doesn't like Surf and Turf? Well, what do you do when Surf and Turf doesn't like YOU??? The Eisner Award-losing and -winning drawing room talkfest, The Shaolin Cowboy, returns and will try to answer those questions as the titular hero of the series finds that his road to hell is paved not with good intentions but old nemeses hell bent on bloody...

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Houdini rated All Time Comics: Atlas #1 Aug 19, 2017
9.0

All Time Comics: Atlas #1

By: Josh Bayer, Benjamin Marra
Released: Jun 7, 2017

The American public is being manipulated. The media is powerless. The Congressman is corrupt. Can Atlas save us? Or will be defeated.... by his own deepest fears? Writer Josh Bayer and acclaimed artist Ben Marra (Terror Assaulter: O.M.W.O.T.) present the darkest, the most political, the most relevant and the most fantastic ALL TIME COMICS adventure...

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Houdini rated Winnebago Graveyard #2 Aug 17, 2017
9.5

Winnebago Graveyard #2

By: Steve Niles, Alison Sampson
Released: Jul 19, 2017

Pursued by cultists, Christine, Dan, and Bobby must run through the night to stay alive.

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Houdini rated Kill Or Be Killed #11 Aug 17, 2017
10

Kill Or Be Killed #11

By: Ed Brubaker, Sean Phillips
Released: Aug 9, 2017

The insane third arc of BRUBAKER & PHILLIPS' hottest book yet begins with a bang, as Dylan turns the tables on the men hunting him.

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Houdini rated Kill Or Be Killed #10 Aug 17, 2017
10

Kill Or Be Killed #10

By: Ed Brubaker, Sean Phillips
Released: Jul 12, 2017

END OF STORY ARC
As his life spins out of control, Dylan and his demon come face-to-face once again.

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Houdini rated Generation Gone #1 Aug 16, 2017
8.5

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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Houdini rated Pestilence #3 Aug 16, 2017
9.0

Pestilence #3

By: Frank Tieri, Oleg Okunev
Released: Jul 19, 2017

How did Roderick Helms' and Geofrey Anteil's journey as members of Fiat Lux begin? We find out this issue as a journey of another sort is underway for Fiat Lux - a race to rescue the Pope himself in Avignon! What knowledge of the zombie plague does the Pope possess? And will he share it with Roderick and his men before it's too late?
Written by...

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Houdini rated Plastic #1 Aug 13, 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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Houdini rated Punisher #8 Aug 13, 2017
4.5

Punisher #8

By: Becky Cloonan, Laura Braga
Released: Jan 25, 2017

OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS...
•  Frank gets help from an unlikely source.
•  But trouble's not far behind!
•  If you go out in the woods today, you're sure for a big surprise...
Parental Advisory

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Houdini rated Warlords of Appalachia #1 Aug 13, 2017
7.5

Warlords of Appalachia #1

By: Phillip Kennedy Johnson, Jonas Scharf
Released: Oct 12, 2016

Southern Bastards meets Dune in mid-21st century America.
After the New Confederacy is crushed in a second Civil War, only Kentucky holds out, not recognizing U.S. sovereignty.
This leads to a particularly brutal crackdown in a small mountain town called Red Rock, where a mechanic and reluctant folk hero named Kade Mercer rises up to becom...

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Houdini rated The New Deadwardians #6 Aug 3, 2017
9.0

The New Deadwardians #6

By: Dan Abnett, I.N.J. Culbard
Released: Aug 29, 2012

Inspector Suttle returns to London and the perils of Zone-B. Can he trace the mysterious artist whose esoteric symbology haunts the murder to the artists and poets of Whitechapel? The streets of the Bright Quarters are dangerous, and this time, the Quenchmen are out for the blood of young intruders asking awkward questions...

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Houdini rated The New Deadwardians #5 Aug 3, 2017
9.5

The New Deadwardians #5

By: Dan Abnett, I.N.J. Culbard
Released: Jul 25, 2012

Inspector Suttle leaves London to pursue his murder investigation. But the city’s dark and troubled shadows follow him to Cadley, the victim’s hometown. In the idyllic surroundings of a great house, mingling with the aristocracy, Suttle discovers that the undead curse of the Restless Plague runs ever deeper...

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Houdini rated The New Deadwardians #4 Aug 3, 2017
9.5

The New Deadwardians #4

By: Dan Abnett, I.N.J. Culbard
Released: Jun 27, 2012

Inspector Suttle, closing in on the perpetrator of the impossible crime, must escape the living terror of Zone Bs East End if he is to chase down the remaining leads. Can the living ever let the dead go free? And if the investigation extends beyond the cordoned comfort of London, into the bleak Restless Wastes, what other horrors will he face?

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Houdini rated Savage Things #2 Aug 3, 2017
6.5

Savage Things #2

By: Justin Jordan, Ibrahim Moustafa
Released: Apr 5, 2017

Years after escaping the U.S. government's clandestine global terrorist cell, Abel is back under surveillance. Being the only one of the trained killers to have ever left the Black Forest program, they need him to stop his former comrades before their terror campaign can escalate further. As the bad guys continue their bloody quest at a local hospi...

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Houdini rated Savage Things #1 Aug 3, 2017
7.0

Savage Things #1

By: Justin Jordan, Ibrahim Moustafa
Released: Mar 1, 2017

25 years ago, a secret government organization kidnapped children and trained them to be chaos agents who went on to foment unrest and execute enemies of the state around the world. When these cold and unfeeling creations proved too difficult to control, the powers that be exterminated their kill squad with extreme prejudice. Too bad it didn't w...

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8.0

24: Legacy - Rules of Engagement #1

By: Christopher Farnsworth, Antonio Fuso
Released: Apr 26, 2017

  The clock has been reset with 24: Legacy, and this limited series will explore the past of its new leading character, Eric Carter, who led the elite squad responsible for killing an infamous terrorist leader and, consequently, forced into hiding. But before he was a national hero and a wanted man, Carter learned the Rules of Engagement ...

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10

A perfect meta comics! Like Airboy the creators watch themselves in this comics with a funny sight. Perfect drawing of Shaky Kane. A must have!

Bulletproof Coffin: The Thousand Yard Stare #1

By: David Hine, Shaky Kane
Released: Jun 7, 2017

    The long-awaited sequel to THE BULLETPROOF COFFIN!
When indie publisher Image Nation hires Shaky Kane to write and draw his own comic book, the artist finally finds himself free from the tedium of visualizing the geriatric ramblings of washed-up hack, David Hine. See the awful consequences as jealous rivalry leads to a ...

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Houdini rated Aliens: Defiance #12 Jul 2, 2017
9.0

Aliens: Defiance #12

By: Brian Wood, Stephen Thompson
Released: Jun 21, 2017

After her return to Earth, Zula Hendricks fully expects to answer for her defiance. But instead of military tribunals, what she experiences is a chilling look into the future of warfare, courtesy of Weyland-Yutani's R&D labs. Her mission may not be over just yet.

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Houdini rated Winnebago Graveyard #1 Jun 29, 2017
9.0

Winnebago Graveyard #1

By: Steve Niles, Alison Sampson
Released: Jun 14, 2017

SERIES PREMIERE
An American family traveling on vacation finds themselves stranded in a small town with a sinister secret.

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7.5

Predator vs. Judge Dredd vs. Aliens #4

By: John Layman, Chris Mooneyham
Released: Jun 14, 2017

Road trip! The mad, gene-splicing scientist Dr. Reinstöt is having the best summer ever as he hits the road toward Mega-City One. He's got a sweet ride: a stolen Predator ship! He's got his new BFF, the murderous Archbishop Emoji, riding shotgun. And he's got snacks . . . or maybe he is a snack . . . for his homegrown crew of xenomorphs. Spoilspor...

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Houdini rated Pestilence #2 Jun 27, 2017
8.5

Pestilence #2

By: Frank Tieri, Oleg Okunev
Released: Jun 7, 2017

Roderick Helms and his men of Fiat Lux have set off on their mission to save Europe from the zombie plague that infests it. But as they arrive in Rome... will the undead hordes that await them put an end to their quest before it even begins? Written by the master of violence, gore, and mayhem, Frank Tieri (Marvel vs Capcom, Wolverine, Deadpool), wi...

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5.0

The Divided States of Hysteria #1

By: Howard Chaykin, Howard Chaykin
Released: Jun 7, 2017

An America sundered.  
An America enraged.  
An America terrified.  
An America shattered by greed and racism, violence and fear, nihilism and tragedy...
...and that's when everything really goes to hell.

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Houdini rated The Flintstones #11 Jun 19, 2017
6.5

The Flintstones #11

By: Mark Russell, Steve Pugh
Released: May 3, 2017

There goes the neighborhood! After Fred's birthday gift from Barney leads to outrage on their street, he is called to appear before the menacing neighborhood association. Can Fred reason with them? Or will the Flintstones be run out of Bedrock?
RATED T

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Houdini rated The Flintstones #10 Jun 17, 2017
8.0

The Flintstones #10

By: Mark Russell, Steve Pugh
Released: Apr 5, 2017

Bedrock is in ruins and its citizens believe their mayor, Clod the Destroyer, is to blame! Meanwhile, Bamm-Bamm develops his first crush. Can his best friend Pebbles help him get the girl?
RATED T

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Houdini rated Old Guard #4 Jun 11, 2017
10

Old Guard #4

By: Greg Rucka, Leandro Fernandez
Released: May 24, 2017

"PART FOUR"
Nile starts to get the hang of things, and Andy's armor begins to crack. Joe and Nicky visit Dubai (not by choice), and Booker gets a line on Copley...much to Copley's chagrin.

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Houdini rated Lake of Fire #1 Jun 10, 2017
6.5

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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