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Reviewer For: Weird Science Marvel Comics, Monkeys Fighting Robots Reviews: 129
8.4Avg. Review Rating

6.8
Amazing Spider-Man (2018) #20.HU

Apr 30, 2019

Some of the pieces aren't adding up. That said, this tie in wasn't supposed to fill in those gaps but it did a good job giving the background as to why the Vulture is somehow running the inmates, developed more suspicion centered around both Kraven and Arcade, and explained why we ended the last issue with multiple Vermin up in here! However, when it's all said and done, I just need more Spidey in a Spider-man comic. Still no fireworks for me but maybe a Bang Snap or two.

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5.2
Amazing Spider-Man (2018) #21

May 16, 2019

The plot is not capturing my attention and this reviewer sees too many plot holes with unanswered questions. Spencer is giving answers to questions that no one appears to be interested in and doesnt take the time to explain what is actually happening within the story itself. This Spider-fan leaves the issue more confused than when he started and totally uninterested in the ending of the arc. When this arc began, it felt like it had purpose and direction. Now, this reviewer couldnt tell you either.

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8.2
Avengers (2018) #4

Jul 4, 2018

If I'm left to overthink, I get lost and confused. But, the art was pretty good, and the story is creative and exciting. I genuinely think something big is about to happen. I just need some guidance more than anything.

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9.2
Avengers (2018) #5

Jul 18, 2018

Questions are answered. Art is fantastic. And, Aaron is on fire guiding new and old readers back into Marvel again. This issue wasn't filled with a ton of action, but it gave readers a ton of explanation that was drastically needed. Pick this issue up and get the answers you need moving forward.

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8.6
Avengers (2018) #6

Aug 26, 2018

Deep down, I can stand behind this issue, as well as Aaron's first arc, and say the Avengers are going in the right direction. Put this on your pull list and pick this issue up!

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7.2
Batman: Kings of Fear #1

Aug 22, 2018

BATMAN KINGS OF FEAR is an interesting and unique read while Jones' art is an acquired taste. If you can get move past Jones' style, I would give the series a try.

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8.8
Black Panther (2018) #2

Jun 27, 2018

I was nervous at first about having Black Panther meets Star Wars. However, Coates, Acuna, and Sabino are working so well together. They're giving us "A New Hope" for T'Challa and connecting this character for all ranges of fans.

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7.6
Black Panther (2018) #3

Aug 24, 2018

When will the plot develop? What direction is Coates moving going forward? That said, if your cup of tea is battle scenes with tons of action, then this is the issue for you. But, if your cup of tea is story, plot, and character development with answers, you may have to wait until next issue for that.

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8.6
Captain America (2017) #704

Jun 21, 2018

If you've been reading this current arc, you need this issue. The art style, as well as the color scheme, makes you feel like you're reading a comic from the 60's and 70's, which is totally by design by this creative team to make it feel like classic Cap.

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8.0
Captain America (2018) #2

Aug 2, 2018

Every new writer/ creative team needs at least an entire arc to see where they are going and what they plan on doing. That said; I'm in for the first arc. I feel like we should be farther along in Coates' story by now.

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5.8
Captain America (2018) #10

May 9, 2019

Coates really needs something exciting to happen soon or else the readers will start to bail. His message that everyone is important, regardless of where they come from, is commendable. However, it just didn't hit the mark with this fan. Maybe it did with you? To me, this issue didnt move the story forward and focused on elements of the story that didnt appear significant at all. Coates has had 10 issues now with Cap and all we know is that Ross is dead, there is a new Hydra, and Caps in prison for a crime he didnt commit. The only thing of value that occurred in this issue was a prison fight and a monologue about bad people. As a Captain America fan, I hope we get something dynamic real soon.

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8.0
Cold Spots #1

Aug 22, 2018

If you like suspenseful, spine-chilling tales, Bunn's COLD SPOT #1 is for you. By the end of the issue, readers are led to believe something unexplainable and supernatural is happening, AND it appears to be connected to Alyssa and Grace.

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9.2
Conan the Barbarian (2019) #6

May 11, 2019

Even though Aaron can be heavy on the dialogue at times, it's still very informative and helps the Cimmerian mature and evolve into something more than this brute that I assumed he always was before now. Asrar's art is detailed, stimulating, lively, and draws readers into the story while Wilson and Lanham guide fans throughout the issue with ease.

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9.3
Conan the Barbarian (2019) #7

Jun 26, 2019

I strongly recommend picking this issue up and adding the series to your pull list. Readers will not be disappointed. And hopefully, editors are reading this review and will STOP DRUGGING CONAN!

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9.6
Conan the Barbarian (2019) #8

Jul 31, 2019

Aaron lays out a masterful issue once again and shows a side of Conan that this reviewer has never seen before. The intricate detail and family dynamic sets this issue apart from the rest of his run. Conan fans, or fans interested in dipping their toe into the Cimmerians icy cold water, could read this issue as a stand-alone and get a taste of what both the Barbarian and Aaron have to offer.

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7.6
Cosmic Ghost Rider #1

Jul 5, 2018

To be honest, this issue had its moments, Cates did an excellent job of using his style of humor, creativity, and ingenuity to develop a good foundation for the series moving forward. He gave us a how, a when, a why, and a direction. However, I feel like I've been to this rodeo before.

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8.8
Cosmic Ghost Rider #2

Aug 2, 2018

If you like crazy, out of this world, Marvel Comics nonsense, this issue is for you. Cates is literally allowed to use every toy in the toy box" and I mean EVERY TOY!

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8.8
Cosmic Ghost Rider #3

Sep 5, 2018

Cable handles Galactus, Frank takes on the MCU, and Uatu becomes a babysitter all in this week's COSMIC GHOST RIDER #3 by the insanely creative Donny Cates.

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7.6
Daredevil (2015) #604

Jun 22, 2018

The premise of the order is fine, but it's the placement that felt off to me. Would I read a book about the Order of Dragons? Yes, but not in the middle of THIS story. Maybe it's because Soule was hitting too many grand salamis that now his base hits feel like outs? My hope is that bringing Biggie back (Kingpin) will help wrap up this story well.

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8.2
Daredevil (2015) #605

Jul 11, 2018

Soule has a great "stable" of talent working on this book, and there is no better time to pop in. I know Fresh Start is kicking off, but it's not time to put this book "in the pasture" yet.

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9.6
Daredevil (2015) #606

Aug 10, 2018

DAREDEVIL #606 is a perfect starting point for new and old fans to jump on. Soule gets readers caught up immediately with what's essential and doesn't waste any time digging into his story. Soule, Soto, and Cowles are the three amigos that make this comic exciting, engaging, easy to follow, and great to look at!

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9.6
Daredevil (2015) #607

Aug 27, 2018

Even if you haven't been following along with this comic, it's still total genius watching Soule connect a made-up identity and morphing it into a real character in the Marvel Universe who could be around forever. However, I recommend buying DAREDEVIL #606 with it to get the full effect. Excellent job to everyone involved in this issue.

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7.6
Daredevil (2015) Annual #1

Aug 29, 2018

Overall, Soule's run has been stellar. So, save the money this week but add DAREDEVIL to your pull list going forward. If you need proof, take a look at my last couple reviews of DAREDEVIL. Soule and Phil Noto are doing amazing things with the character right now.

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9.8
Daredevil (2019) #5

May 15, 2019

Hats off to the entire creative team! Fans of Daredevil, Marvel Comics, or superheroes in general, need to pick this issue up. It will definitely make you think and feel things you may never have before.

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8.3
Daredevil (2019) #7

Jun 19, 2019

This issue isnt the best jumping on point, yet I would still recommend it to any DAREDEVIL or Chip Zdarsky fan. Head to your shops and pick this one up, especially if youve been on board since issue one. If youve heard great things (and Im sure you have), pick this one up as well as the last two issues and you should be all set! I cant wait to see where Kingpin, Cole, and Murdock are all heading in this series moving forward. Awesome job Zdarsky!

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9.2
Death Of The Inhumans #1

Jul 4, 2018

I think we have enough background on Cates to know how amazing his stories can be. Now's your chance to hop on the train as it leaves the station. It really was a great action-packed start to the series.

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9.2
Death Of The Inhumans #2

Aug 2, 2018

This series continues to be great, creative, and shocking storytelling by Cates with beautiful page turning art by Olivetti.

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8.0
Detective Comics (2016) #984

Jul 11, 2018

This team is doing the best they can with the cards they're dealt. Good luck. You should all jump in now. After the Wedding, Batman's direction is changing, and Hill is leading us off pretty well.

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9.6
Detective Comics (2016) #985

Jul 25, 2018

Hill has created the best Bat Book out now, and possibly since REBIRTH. Heck, he even gives readers Commissioner Gordon.

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8.0
Detective Comics (2016) #986

Aug 8, 2018

As long as Hill is writing this book, I'm reading it. He continues to give us a hard-nosed detective who thinks, strategizes, and plans for missions. Hill gives readers a Batman that thinks before he leaps and doesn't win at the end with magic metals or wishes.

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8.0
Detective Comics (2016) #987

Aug 22, 2018

In the course of one arc, Hill has progressed Batman farther than his predecessors have throughout Rebirth in any Batman comic. The character appears strong again both physically and mentally.

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8.6
Doctor Strange (2018) #2

Jun 23, 2018

We should all be excited for the mystical awakening of what's to come on this intergalactic planetary adventure Waid and Saiz have in store for us. There is no doubt this should be on your pull list. So, get your popcorn ready and hop on board now before this series takes off.

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9.2
Doctor Strange (2018) #3

Jul 5, 2018

It was fun. It had humor. It had action. It had an Infinity Stone. It had a Super Skrull. And the art was freakin' amazing. Of course, you should get this issue!

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9.8
Doctor Strange (2018) #4

Aug 15, 2018

Readers won't be disappointed with this issue. Plus, we get two incredible cliffhangers.

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8.4
Doctor Strange (2018) #14

May 22, 2019

Every issue of Waid's run has been a must read that can't be skipped and this issue is no exception. Pick this up and add this series to your pull list. You'll definitely have a fun time with Waid, his creative team, and the Sorcerer Supreme!

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7.8
Doctor Strange (2018) #15

Jun 26, 2019

If you've been reading the series to this point, hang in there and continue to read it through to the end. The issue had its heavy moments but in general, it held this reviewers attention even through the confusing moments.

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9.0
Doctor Strange (2018) #16

Jul 24, 2019

Fans should be all in on Waids DOCTOR STRANGE. From traversing the cosmos on a magical space journey to becoming the Herald of Galactus, Waids taken the Sorcerer Supreme on a ride more wild than Mr. Toads. Its a series that this reviewer wishes wasnt coming to an end. However, all good things seem to expire at some point. My hope is that fans truly get to see how amazing this run has been before its too late. By the Sons of Satannish, buy this issue and get the trades. Youll be glad you did!

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8.0
Doctor Strange (2018) #17

Aug 14, 2019

With only a couple more issues to go, let Waid and Kitson cast a spell on you that this reviewer is sure youll never forget.

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8.0
Extermination (2018) #2

Aug 29, 2018

If you want to see the original Fab Five, phenomenal art, as well as tons of X-characters, this series is totally up your alley. If you're searching for direction and answers moving forward with the X-characters, all X-series, and continuity, you won't get them this week.

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8.5
Fantastic Four (2018) #10

May 30, 2019

Slott takes an event tie-in and finds a way to progress his story, his characters, and possibly set up a Future Foundation book in the process.

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8.3
Fantastic Four (2018) #13

Aug 14, 2019

FINAL THOUGHTSIf youre looking for a fun, quick reader involving old school behemoths, this issue is for you. If youre looking for straight-up action with dynamic art, this issue is for you. If youre looking for a writer who doesnt view his book as more important than the rest, is a team player, and truly loves Marvel Comics, Slott is your guy. Pick this issue up for some high-quality entertainment as well as some ROCKY vibes. Yo Alicia, I did it!

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9.4
Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man (2019) #6

May 8, 2019

Tom Taylor brilliantly hits fans right where it counts while still managing to make this issue fun, exciting, and full of life. Taylor lets loose and throws every possible rogue in Spideys path while finding a way to warm readers hearts by the end. In addition, the art team captures the mood of the story so well by drawing readers in with their crisp, vivid colors that light up the page and complement Taylors writing so well. If youre a Spider-Man fan, comic book fan, or even just a parent, this issue is for you. Just be warned that you may shed a tear before its over. Excellent job to all involved!

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8.3
Future Foundation (2019) #1

Aug 7, 2019

If you love the Fantastic Four or Hickmans Future Foundation, youll jump in perfectly fine. If you recently hopped back into the Fantastic Four and are looking for another family-friendly book, this series is also for you! Pick this winsomely fun first issue up and let me know what you think.

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7.8
Green Arrow (2016) #42

Jul 4, 2018

In a way, the issue is more like a one shot. If you skip it, you'll be fine. That said; the issue raises some tremendous moral questions and coffee talk with your friends

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7.2
Green Arrow (2016) #43

Aug 1, 2018

The premise feels like it's been done before and the art is just fine but nothing that leaps off the page to grab my attention.

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7.0
Guardians of the Galaxy (2019) #6

Jun 19, 2019

If youve been reading GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY so far, you got to pick this up to see what happened. However,I just don't feel as excited for the series moving forward as he was when the series began.

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7.0
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #47

Jun 27, 2018

Every aspect of the art was outstanding. But, I think you could skip this issue and not miss a beat.

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8.0
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #48

Jul 11, 2018

Venditti had some odd dialogue pieces here and there, but as a whole, he moved the story towards its climax and gave us some epic Green Lantern battles. Sandoval and his art team were spot on throughout most of the issue and brought their "A" game.

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7.0
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #49

Jul 25, 2018

I know the series is ending, but this felt like a wasted issue.

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7.0
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #50

Aug 8, 2018

Looking at just this issue, I was extremely disappointed. Venditti had an opportunity to wrap everything up within his 50 issue run, but he doesn't. Extra characters were dangled throughout the issue, as well as the entire arc, for pomp and circumstance.

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9.3
History of the Marvel Universe (2019) #1

Jul 24, 2019

Pick this issue up and add this series to your pull list to get the answers youve been craving since you started reading Marvel Comics in the first place. Additionally, watch as this art team gets to let loose on every imaginable moment with wonderfully beautiful depictions of truly marvelous events. Readers will leave feeling that this issue was well worth the price and excited for the next one. Guys, don't we all want to know where we came from and why? Well, Waid gets to tell us the Marvel version and he does so with impeccable taste.

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9.0
History of the Marvel Universe (2019) #2

Aug 21, 2019

Waid intentionally places each character deliberately throughout the comic like a chess match in which hes the only one capable of knowing the outcome. Each piece blends so well with the other and every move is planned out in advance showing readers the time and involvement in order to orchestrate this amazing task at hand placing readers in checkmate.

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9.6
House of X #2

Aug 7, 2019

Hickman will blow your mind this weeks HOUSE OF X #2. Pick this immensely clever issue up, add both series to your pull list if you havent already, and get pumped for next weeks POWERS OF X #2. If you werent on board, this reviewer hopes you are now! All aboard!!!

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9.6
Immortal Hulk #2

Jul 4, 2018

Al Ewing is pulling off one shots that are interesting, thought provoking, insightful, and truly depict the HULK in as realistic a way as he could be. The art team is also drawing out of this world and taking this book up to another level.

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9.8
Immortal Hulk #3

Jul 19, 2018

Whether you are a fan of the Hulk, Ewing, great art, comics, monster tales, or simply great stories, this comic is for you. This series is what Fresh Start is all about. Pick this issue up.

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9.6
Immortal Hulk #4

Aug 1, 2018

Since Ewing, Bennett, Jose have been doing IMMORTAL HULK,the story has been excellent and the art has been so impressive. They haven't had a single down issue yet.

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9.2
Immortal Hulk #5

Sep 5, 2018

Banner battles a possessed Sasquatch in this week's Immortal Hulk #5 as Al Ewing shocks readers with a surprise fans will never see coming.

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7.1
Immortal Hulk #17

May 15, 2019

The art was epic, as it always is, but Ewings story just didnt seem to grab this fan's attention. The pacing was fast, which I like, and it wasnt too wordy. However, the stakes didnt seem very high and the issue didnt seem very important to the development of the characters as well as the series. If youve been reading IMMORTAL HULK, I would continue through this issue. However, if you havent been reading to this point, I wouldnt hop in now. However, fans should be excited for the next issue because this reviewer has a feeling it's gonna be nuts!

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9.6
Immortal Hulk #18

May 29, 2019

If you aren't reading IMMORTAL HULK, you're missing out. Pick it up and put it on your pull list immediately. You won't be disappointed.

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9.1
Immortal Hulk #19

Jun 11, 2019

Ewing and his team continue to push this story forward by throwing out the most insane, monstrous battles with some of the most vicious and repulsive creatures in the Marvel Universe.

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9.7
Immortal Hulk #20

Jul 3, 2019

If you love the Hulk, buy this issue and add it to your pull list. If you love stories that make you really think about something mysterious, powerful, and heavy than this issue is for you. If you have Biblical interests, this issue is for you. If you love action-packed fights laid out gorgeously by this dynamic art team led by Joe Bennett, you need to buy this issue. Basically, I dont know who wouldnt like this issue! Everyone needs to read this series. Buy the trades to catch up and start now with issue 20 if you want to read something truly next level! Ewing has something for everyone in every issue. Give issue 20 a try and tell me what you think.

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9.0
Immortal Hulk #21

Jul 17, 2019

If youre hearing about THE IMMORTAL HULK now, youre a little late to the party. Lucky for you, everyones welcome!

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8.8
Immortal Hulk #22

Aug 7, 2019

Ewings clever storytelling is on display again in issue 22. Even though fans get an issue focused on explanation and less action, Ewing evolves the story and takes it to an entirely new level with the character development and the subtle cultural nuances connecting his story with our society today. Fans will leave the issue excited for the throw-down to come at the beginning of issue 23.

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8.6
Incredible Hulk: Last Call #1

Jun 5, 2019

Peter David's natural feel for the character, as well as the history these two share, shows throughout each page. David beautifully recaps Hulks history, evolution, and mental anguish all in one issue while catching new readers up with the character and gives them an amazing jumping on point moving forward.

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8.0
Injustice Vs. Masters of the Universe #1

Jul 18, 2018

INJUSTICE VS. MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE #1 written by the terrific Tim Seeley, art brushed by Freddie E. Williams II, colored brightly by Jeremy Colwell, and letters displayed nicely by Wes Abbott throws Eternia and the Injustice DC Universe into a blender and spits out an exciting smoothie that looks like it's going to be a fun time.

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8.0
Injustice Vs. Masters of the Universe #2

Aug 15, 2018

If you are an Injustice fan, He-Man fan, Seeley fan, or simply enjoy excitingly fun storytelling, this series is for you. Readers get Granny Goodness, Skeletor, Bane, Copperhead, and an evil Superman using Brainiac pre-cognitive technology to control and imprison the world.

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8.3
Invaders (2019) #5

May 9, 2019

Overall, fans of Cap, the Invaders, and the Avengers will love this issue, especially those who have been following along from the beginning. That said, this reviewer left with a few questions. What does Charles Xavier have to do with all of this? Is he poking around in Namors head? Could he be the mastermind behind all of this? And, could this all tie together with Hickmans run coming up? Im excited for the future of this series, as well as Marvel in general, and Zdarsky is a huge piece of that. Keep up the great work Chip and company!

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9.4
Invaders (2019) #6

Jun 11, 2019

It is so difficult to make reader care for the villain of the story but Zdarsky and his creative team find a way to do just that.

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8.1
Invaders (2019) #7

Jul 17, 2019

Trust me; Zdarsky will pick up the pace, the action, and throw some clever twists our way. There is no doubt in his abilities, his preparation, and his willingness to thoroughly work out all the details to his stories in a powerful way. Add this series to your pull and jump in now if you havent yet.

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8.0
Justice League (2018) #2

Jun 21, 2018

Now is the time to hop back onboard Justice League and finally add this bad boy back to your pull list. Maybe not long term yet but definitely in the short term.

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9.6
Justice League (2018) #3

Jul 4, 2018

This is the best the Justice League has been in years. YEARS! Be warned: the issue is dense with material and can be heavy to read at times. But, that's not a bad thing. It means Snyder is being thorough, creative, and changing the landscape of the DC Comic Universe.

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9.6
Justice League (2018) #4

Jul 18, 2018

Four issues into the run and we have excellent pacing, fantastic art, amazing layouts, reasons that can be explained, action, adventure, a task for almost every member of the Justice League, and it's just a fun read. Yes! If you haven't added it yet, you're just late to the party now.

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9.8
Justice League (2018) #5

Aug 1, 2018

JUSTICE LEAGUE has already been ten times better since Scott Snyder began. However, Tynion's issue is by far the best one yet. He has a knack for writing villains, especially Luthor and Grodd.

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6.8
Justice League (2018) #6

Aug 15, 2018

Speed Force race cars, new ancient artifacts, and a broken Bat all in this week's JUSTICE LEAGUE #6 as Scott Snyder makes the plot even deeper and Jorge Jimenez' spectacular art holds the issue together.

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7.8
Justice League (2018) #7

Sep 5, 2018

Justice League #7 will knock your socks off as Scott Snyder concludes his first arc on the series

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9.2
Justice League Dark (2018) #1

Jul 25, 2018

Even though parts of the issue were heavy in dialogue, Tynion makes new readers in this realm feel comfortable moving forward while igniting an interest that has had fans clamoring since REBIRTH.

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8.0
Justice League Dark (2018) #2

Aug 22, 2018

As long as Tynion takes the time to explain the origin of magic, as well as the Tree of Wonder, and why magic is all out of whack, readers will be mesmerized by this series, and it's potential.

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6.0
Marvel Two-In-One #8

Jul 25, 2018

This is just so disappointing for a book that has been so amazing in the past.

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6.8
Marvel Two-In-One #9

Aug 31, 2018

This series began well out of the gate and became a must-read. Then, the series started to fizzle in the last two issues. Now, this series needs to be back on every FF fans pull list going forward.

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8.2
Multiple Man (2018) #2

Jul 26, 2018

Rosenberg is dealing with time travel and a character that's been dead for a year. This is hard territory to navigate but he's doing it with humor, style, and crazy-fun storytelling.

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8.8
Multiple Man (2018) #3

Aug 16, 2018

Matthew Rosenberg's creative humor, witty dialogue, and funny situational comedy drive the issue through the maniacal destruction of the evil Emperor Jamie Madrox Prime. Sure, some of the timey-whimey time-travel pieces are a bit confusing but Rosenberg does a fantastic job masking them with action scenes, and over the top, jaw-dropping revelations.

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9.0
Powers of X #2

Aug 14, 2019

Jonathan Hickman continues his influentially intriguing story throughout this issue and leaves this reviewer wanting more. Charles said it best "" we have a plan that's ambitious and long-term"". Readers, Hickman has a plan that's ALSO ambitious and long-term.

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9.6
Powers of X #3

Aug 21, 2019

The series continues to be creative, exciting, and well-paced while the intensity continues to increase from one issue to the next making the series incredibly valued and important. If youre a Hickman fan, this is right in your wheelhouse. If youre an X-Men fan, youll get some crazy-cool team-ups, never before seen moments, and out of this world action that you never thought youd ever see in an X-Men comic. This reviewer highly recommends this issue, as well as both the HOUSE OF X and POWERS OF X series. If you havent bought in yet, youre late to the party.

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7.6
Punisher (2018) #11

May 3, 2019

Lets Land the PlaneAs someone who doesnt thoroughly read every issue of The Punisher, nor views him a favorite character, Rosenbergs take felt different" but I really liked it. Now, I dont know if that was Rosenbergs intent but I highly enjoyed it. That said, I can also see how diehard Punisher fans may not like this take of the character. For this reader, the issue was exciting and fun. It felt like an action movie on steroids and I was happy to reread it in order to figure out some of the extra details. Secret Agent Frank Castle has a good ring to it! Maybe a direction for the future? We shall see.

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6.7
Punisher (2018) #12

Jun 12, 2019

The story was quick and filled with tons of action. If readers enjoy RAMBO, they will love this issue. From start to finish, Frank does his best John Rambo impression, fashions a homemade bow and arrow, and sets up death traps for the Hydra agents coming to the island making the overall issue simply fun to read.

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9.2
Savage Avengers (2019) #1

May 2, 2019

When this baby hits 88mph, youre going to see some serious $&@$! And let me tell you, this sucker is nuclear! Dugan has already laid the foundation for a huge throw down that includes three of the most ruthlessly, violent characters in the Marvel Comic Universe. This comic fan knows it wont stop there. Dugans dialogue is smart and funny while incorporating these gruesomely, abrasive scenes that make this fan thirsty for more. Why would you want to miss this? I cant wait for the next issue. If you havent read this yet, go pick it up. You wont regret it!

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9.7
Savage Avengers (2019) #2

Jun 6, 2019

There is no doubt that only after 2 issues, this series could very well be the best ongoing in comics now. If you havent checked it out, go to your shop, get issue 1 as well as this issue. Read them back to back and somehow t

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9.4
Savage Avengers (2019) #3

Jul 3, 2019

If you appreciate Pabst Blue Ribbon, youll love this issue. If you enjoy nonstop action, youll enjoy the heck out of this. If you enjoy sly humor stuck in at the most perfect times, youll laugh out loud during this one! If you cant get enough of creative storytelling, gifted artistic genius, and a team-up that comic readers could have never dreamed up, this issue AND series are for you! I said it before and Ill say it again, I dont know how long this ride will last but if anyone can make his road trip continue, its Duggan and Deodato! This issue is exciting, off the wall, and extremely riveting. Head to your LCS, pick this up, and add it to your pull list! You'll be glad you did.

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9.6
Savage Sword of Conan (2019) #5

May 10, 2019

Conan may appear to be on a treasure hunt, escaping sorcerers, or simply fighting for his life, but Duggan shows the Cimmerians loyalty and character every step of the way. The issue was nonstop action and excitement while leaving readers hearts racing by the end. Fans will leave this issue being extremely entertained and wanting more. And the best part is; each issue has been such a fast read, including this one!

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8.6
Savage Sword of Conan (2019) #6

Jun 19, 2019

Conan fans will leave the issue with a great short story that was fun, entertaining, and showed how unstoppable the barbarian truly can be. Pick this comic up and add it to your pull however the issue could be skipped because Finch doesnt tie the story into the series before or after. Next month will be another new writer, Jim Zub, who will be on the book for a while. Hopefully, Meredith Finch gave fans a great taste of whats on the horizon for this savage barbarian from Cimmeria.

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8.8
Savage Sword of Conan (2019) #7

Jul 10, 2019

FINAL THOUGHTSIf you're not reading ANY Conan books, you need to start and this issue is a great place to start and dip your toe into the cold Cimmerian waters. Its a different Conan story than many are used to but still has some of the basic, brutal, and barbaric traits that make the Hyborian the same savage gladiator that older fans have grown to love. This issue not only focuses on everyones fun-loving (sarcasm) Cimmerian, but it also has hints of mystery, adventure, and even gambling! Dont hesitate any longer and head to your LCS and start reading some Conan. Why not start with SAVAGE SWORD OF CONAN #7?

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7.5
Secret Warps: Iron Hammer Annual #1

Jul 31, 2019

Give this annual, as well as the ones prior, a try if you're looking for something truly outrageous.

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8.3
Secret Warps: Soldier Supreme Annual #1

Jul 3, 2019

If youre a Marvel fan, youll be truly encapsulated by the issue, the premise, and the direction of these weekly warps. If youre an INFINITY WARS fan, this is also right up your alley. If youre interested in something different from your normal Marvel Super Heroes yet surprisingly similar at the same time, this issue is for you. Head to your LCS and pick this up. I know I certainly am!

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7.3
Secret Warps: Weapon Hex Annual #1

Jul 10, 2019

If you enjoy the Warped stories as well as the INFINITY WARS event, then you're probably curious enough to see the direction of these Annual Warped issues. On the other hand, this issue is not a good jumping on point and was very confusing even for someone whos read INFINITY WARS and the last Warped Annual issue.

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8.7
Secret Warps: Arachknight Annual #1

Jul 24, 2019

If youve been following along with the Warped world characters to this point, readers should continue with this issue. If you love Moon Knight and Spider-man, youll love what Ewing and Zub do with Arachknight. Readers will get the best qualities of the two superheroes combined as Arachknight steals the show. If you havent been following along with these Warped stories, then pick this issue up anyway for something thats simply entertaining and enjoyable. Let me know what you think!

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8.8
Secret Warps: Ghost Panther Annual #1

Jul 17, 2019

Fans of the INFINITY WARS, as well as the SECRET WARPS tie-ins, will love these annuals. Additionally, if my theory is correct and something more substantial and permanent is emerging from these SECRET WARPS, this reviewer recommends picking these annuals up and adding them to your collection.

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9.0
Sentry (2018) #2

Jul 26, 2018

For someone who doesn't know a ton about the Sentry, Lemire is gradually introducing elements to the character and explaining the inner workings of Bob and his supporting cast. With issues dedicated mostly to the "not so super" Bob, Lemire is making them entertaining, fast-paced, and a ton of fun. Now, with the roof ripped clean off this sucker, I'm excited to see where it goes next.

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8.6
Sideways #7

Aug 8, 2018

The creative team is building Sideways up to stick around in the DC Universe for a long time. Hop on board now while you still can. SIDEWAYS has an experienced and the series is starting to heat up. You won't be disappointed.

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8.8
Star Wars (2014) #51

Jul 19, 2018

It was the art that made this worth the price of admission. Beautifully drawn and realistic images are my cup of tea, and this issue had it in spades.

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8.6
Star Wars (2014) #52

Aug 2, 2018

It was a fast read filled with space explosions, Vader chasing down Han, and the only ship that can do the Kessel Run under 12 parsecs. Overall, it was a fun read that adds something pretty cool to the STAR WARS mythos.

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9.6
Star Wars: Darth Vader (2017) #18

Jul 11, 2018

The overall idea of the story has been done before BUT not with Darth Vader. However, Soule's creativity shines through in "how" Tarkin deploys his tactics and what he does in his attempt to kill one of the greatest villains of all time. If that doesn't sell you, then pick the issue up for its fantastic artistic display of Vader in action. If you love Star Wars, you will love this issue.

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9.6
Star Wars: Darth Vader (2017) #19

Aug 9, 2018

Soule made this issue quick and clean. There was very little dialogue, which made the comic easy to read and fun, while the art team literally draws readers into the issue wonderfully. Soule set up the first issue well and left readers with great questions moving forward.

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9.8
Star Wars: Darth Vader (2017) #20

Aug 25, 2018

DARTH VADER is the best STAR WARS related book on the shelves. If you are a fan of this mythos, you'll love Soule's extended, in-depth, background into the Psyche of the most savage and merciless villain in the galaxy.

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9.0
Star Wars: Darth Vader (2017) Annual #2

Jul 18, 2018

Wendig's annual adds fantastic lore to the Star Wars universe by building up Tarkin and surprisingly tearing down one of the most feared beings in the galaxy. Wendig shows readers a transfer of power and adds so much more to both these characters. Get this issue!

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6.0
Teen Titans (2016): Special #1

Jun 28, 2018

You could skip this issue and go into the series if you wanted and not miss a beat.

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8.2
Thanos (2019) #2

May 30, 2019

If you like Thanos, pick this up. If you are intrigued by relational situations between individuals that should never be together (kind of like Real World with Puck), this is also right up your alley. Either way, Howard leads a talented team exploring some very creative ideas and backstories that comic fans should take notice too. Head to your shop and pick this one up!

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9.0
Thanos (2019) #3

Jun 26, 2019

Howard has truly taken time, zeal, and devotion to develop a well-written story thats never been told and quite frankly is interesting and logical. Hopefully, fans will get some hardcore twists and action soon. In the meantime, Im all in! Excellent job Tini Howard! Everyone should be reading this series.

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6.8
Thanos (2019) #4

Jul 31, 2019

Guys, nothing happened this issue. What surfaced as Howard's direction prior appears to have faded away. Gamora and Thanos' relationship hasn't matured any further and the compassion the Mad Titan once had for his adopted daughter doesn't exist anymore. The issue was inconsistent and Thanos' behavior was too erratic. With one issue left in the series, this reviewer was expecting more development within the narrative.

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7.8
The Prodigal Sun: Fantastic Four #1

Jul 3, 2019

If you read FANTASTIC FOUR, youll love this issue and possibly want Peter David on the title. He did a tremendous job involving the family and weaving their personalities together throughout the issue. However, if youre curious about the Prodigal Sun and are interested in learning more about him, his purpose, and his importance to the Marvel Landscape, you wont get much in this issue other than is power set. This is a nice first issue to get things started but this reviewer left wanting a bit more. For now, this comic fan is still in on the PRODIGAL SUN but I will need more information quickly. Otherwise, Im out.

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9.2
The Terrifics #5

Jun 29, 2018

THE TERRIFICS is a must read each month. Shaner and Lemire are a true team. Just look at how they present themselves as storytellers on the cover. These two have figured out a way to give this brand new book a classic feel.

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9.2
The Terrifics #6

Jul 25, 2018

Lemire and Bennett take a bunch of C and D list heroes and make them feel like they've always been together. This character team works! This creative team works!

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7.8
Thor (2018) #2

Jun 27, 2018

Overall, Aaron's story ultimately gives us our familiar Thor we've grown to love. We get to see the band (family) get back together again, AND I'm totally ready to see that family dinner.

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7.6
Thor (2018) #3

Jul 18, 2018

It was a down issue for Aaron and Del Mundo overall. If you love THOR and are in the middle of the story, get it. If you think the summary page next issue can clue you in enough, maybe you skip it...

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9.0
Thor (2018) #4

Aug 16, 2018

If you love Thor, there is no one better to currently capture his voice than Aaron. His love for the character, Odinson's mythos, and the Asgardian Realms are magnificent.

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9.3
Thor (2018) #13

May 31, 2019

If you are a THOR fan, a Jason Aaron fan, a WAR OF THE REALMS fan, or simply love good stories, this issue is totally in your wheelhouse. Pick this up and sit with it for a bit. This issue may even help put some things going on in your own life into perspective. Excellent job Jason Aaron!

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7.0
Thor (2018) #15

Jul 10, 2019

If you've been following WAR OF THE REALMS since it began, then the completist in me says that you need this issue. If you've been following Aaron and the God of Thunder for years now, then again this issue is a must for you. However, if months of the WAR OF THE REALMS has taken its toll on you and you're ready to move on, don't buy the issue.

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7.0
Titans (2016) #23

Jul 11, 2018

The art was ok, and the story didn't move the needle or have a great hook moving forward. The dialogue between the characters was average, and Abnett didn't progress the story forward at all. Not to mention, parts of the art just came off weird and out of place.

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8.0
United States vs. Murder Inc. #1

Sep 5, 2018

Bendis grabs the readers attention immediately and never takes his foot off the gas. Pick this up and give it a try!

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9.6
Venom (2018) #3

Jun 29, 2018

This issue may cause nightmares. The artistic detail and imagination lead by Donny Cates and Ryan Stegman is truly unmatched right now. Pick up this issue and ask your Local Comic Shop to order you issue 1 & 2 while you're at it.

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9.6
Venom (2018) #4

Jul 25, 2018

Cates and Stegman genuinely compliment each other and continue to be one of the best teams in comics right now.

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9.8
Venom (2018) #5

Aug 23, 2018

Stegman and Cates are the new Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo. Cates is diving so deep into the mythos of Venom, just like Snyder did with Batman while Stegman's art captures the dark and fantastical of the character beautifully, just like Capullo did with the Dark Knight. Cates and Stegman are two of the best creative storytellers, and artistic geniuses in all of comics right now just like Snyder and Capullo were during DC's "Fresh Start" with the New 52.

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6.1
Venom (2018) #14

May 22, 2019

This angle from Brocks perspective is interesting but it feels more like Bunn is just here to play with the toys in the toy box for a bit without messing anything up. If thats the case, and Bunns hands are tied as to what he can write, you cant blame him for the pacing as well as what hes allowed to do. However, that stinks for fans that really wanted to see what Bunn was capable of doing with Venom if he was allowed to really let loose. Maybe hell get his chance next issue? Readers can only hope.

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8.8
War of the Realms #4

May 16, 2019

Jason Aaron is a masterful storyteller that once again proves the stage isnt too big for him to handle a full scale, company-wide event crossing years of his THOR run. Dautermans art is vigorous, spirited, powerful and shows depth within each scene. This issue is a must read moving forward in the series, as well as the characters of Venom, Thor, and the Avengers. If the issue focused more on the battle at Svartalfheim, this reviewer probably would have given the issue a 9 or higher. That said, it was still a fantastic read!

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8.2
War of the Realms #5

Jun 7, 2019

Even though the focus was about tying up loose ends related to our hero teams, Aaron still managed to make this issue feel large, worldly, exciting, action packed, and apocalyptic while drawing all heroes together for something truly special.

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8.0
War of the Realms: Omega #1

Jul 10, 2019

Overall, the issue was super packed with talented writers and artists making it a really great read that helped to put a bow on the epic summer event. If your a person that needs a sense of conclusion and have followed the war since day one, this issue will help with that.

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8.9
War Of The Realms Strikeforce: The Land of Giants #1

May 23, 2019

The issue is charming, witty, and full of fun with some amazingly vivid and sharp art from Molina and Di Benedetto. This is a stunningly impressive tie into WAR OF THE REALMS that everyone will enjoy.

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8.0
Weapon H #4

Jun 24, 2018

Each issue so far has been one battle after another. Sometimes, I like my comics like my wrestling: knock out, drag out fights! I don't need an in-depth story within all my comics. Sometimes, I just want some action, adventure, explosions, and fighting. This comic has it in spades! Weapon H laid waste to Man-Thing like it was nothing and it looks like Hulkverine will be taking on Roxxon next. I guess we'll have to wait until the next issue to find out.

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9.0
Weapon H #5

Jul 18, 2018

It's still a fun read filled with action, monsters, explosions, and exciting twists and turns. If you pick up Weapon H for something deep and emotional, you grabbed the wrong comic. You'll leave this issue as well as the past issues saying, "that was freakin' awesome!"

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8.8
Weapon H #6

Aug 17, 2018

Pak is writing an engaging and enjoyable story that's exciting each month. In this issue, Anindito's art was clear, vibrant, and polished. Caramagna and Cowles use their lettering experience to evenly space out the issue and make the movement from panel to panel seem easy, natural, and flawless.

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