Hannibal Tabu's Comic Reviews

Reviewer For: Bleeding Cool Reviews: 85
7.3Avg. Review Rating

6.5
2020 Ironheart #2

Jun 19, 2020

Can Riri Williams win against the worst thing a teenaged genius can face: old ideas?

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7.5
Action Comics (2016) #1023

Jul 26, 2020

The Red Cloud thinks she has Lois and Jimmy on the ropes until two dimensions worth of Kents blow into town.

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7.5
Adventureman #2

Jul 12, 2020

Who and where exactly is Adventureman? Let's hope you don't want an answer, because you're not getting it in this issue, buddy.

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5.5
Amazing Spider-Man (2018) #49

Oct 10, 2020

Everything old is exactly as you remember it, and that's not worth the price of admission.

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7
Avengers (2018) #33

May 31, 2020

From an execution standpoint, there are no defects in the script. Likewise, the visual storytelling from Javier Garron, Jason Keith, and Cory Petit all turned in a visual performance that hit all the right spots ("THE FIST OF KHONSHU" sequence, in particular). But Moon Knight?

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3
Avengers (2018) #34

Jul 18, 2020

As "Black Lives Matter" is being chanted around the world, come see Marvel publish a comic book where a chained Black Panther gets whipped!

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4
Avengers (2018) #36

Oct 2, 2020

The escalation of Moon Knight — yes, that Moon Knight -- into some kind of world-ending power continues in its baffling inexorability

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7
Batgirl (2016) #47

Jul 26, 2020

Is Barbara Gordon the best equipped to take on the crown prince of crime now he has hundreds of millions of dollars, or will she be another statistic?

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7.5
Batman (2016) #93

Jun 28, 2020

The Designer finally shows his hand and all the best laid plans of Bats and Cats may come to nothing.

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5
Batman (2016) #100

Oct 9, 2020

Are you ready to read yet another absolutely final, no holds barred, everything will change (not really) battle between Batman and the Joker? Whatever. #Batman #100 #DC #DCComics

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7.5
Batman and the Outsiders (2019) #16

Sep 11, 2020

Dangling subplots war with powerful performances as it's Black Lightning vs. Ra's Al Ghul with the fate of the world in the balance!

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8.5
Batman: Gotham Nights (2020) #6

May 30, 2020

In another stunning triumph, this issue brings a surprising but wholly factual indictment of the Dark Knight Detective's defects in an unusually effective way.

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6.5
Batman: Gotham Nights (2020) #7

Jun 7, 2020

No, this isn't a bad comic by any stretch, but it's just far enough off of center to feel wrong, especially now.

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8.5
Batman: Gotham Nights (2020) #15

Jul 31, 2020

The Bat chases after the Cat, but there's much more in play than angry mobsters and a bag full of diamonds.

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8
Big Girls #1

Aug 14, 2020

Brace yourself for large scale creativity from Jason Howard, presenting a post-apocalypse where it's ladies first.

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8.5
Big Girls #2

Sep 18, 2020

Go big or go home for this grandiose look at a future with a limit on its growth potential.

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8.5
Black Cat (2019) #11

Jun 14, 2020

Tony Stark thinks he's so smart, but here, Felicia Hardy takes him and his little company for a ride.

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8.5
Black Cat (2019) #12

Aug 7, 2020

Felicia Hardy versus Tony Stark in the skies over New York City, but of course, everything isn't as it seems ...

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7.5
Captain Marvel (2019) #21

Sep 11, 2020

Carol and a crew take on an almost endless wave of plant based cannon fodder, but the real victory was the friendships made along the way.

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8
Chu (2020) #1

Jul 26, 2020

Pull up for a second helping as Tony Chu's morally flexible little sister sits down at the table and her secret ingredient is crime!

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8
Chu (2020) #2

Aug 27, 2020

John Layman is back with a humor-tinged tale of crime and consequences, and the results are yummy!

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7.5
Chu (2020) #3

Oct 2, 2020

Guns and grub meet in low calorie noir with this new work from the mind of John Layman.

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8.5
Commanders In Crisis #1

Oct 16, 2020

A wildly ambitious new superhero book steps in and shows up in a big way.

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8
Die #11

Jun 27, 2020

It's your turn to roll the dice as we return to the literary, deeply developed fantasy world where childhood friendships and betrayals run deep.

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7.5
Die #12

Jul 25, 2020

This issue just missed its saving throw with an ill-considered reference altering the tenor of the work.

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7.5
Dr. Strange (2019) #5

Jul 11, 2020

Like an endless stream of notifications on your phone, this issue piles on the plot points to the detriment of nuance.

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6
Empyre #4

Aug 6, 2020

The end of the world should elicit much more emotion, but here only a personal tragedy manages to elicit emotion: sadness.

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7.5
Empyre: Avengers #2

Aug 13, 2020

Great one-liners and solid visuals anchor a tale that truly didn't need telling against an enemy you won't remember.

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6.5
Empyre: X-Men #4

Aug 22, 2020

Quiet moments and magic intertwine on the battle-scarred streets of Genosha for a crossover battle of zero consequence.

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7
Faith #1

Aug 21, 2020

A tale of belief and danger from the western coast of Africa, with a dash of Nightmask & a splash of Shadowman.

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7.5
Fantastic Four (2018) #24

Oct 2, 2020

Family fun and fisticuffs in a nostalgic setting that ends with everyone having a seat at the table.

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8
Far Sector #6

Jun 7, 2020

When taken as a whole, this series Far Sector is perhaps the boldest, freshest set of ideas DC Comics has seen since Grant Morrison was on JLA or Vertigo was at its height.

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9.5
Far Sector #7

Aug 7, 2020

Another masterpiece issue as Jo Muellin leaves it all on the floor — and in the code — with an issue that pulls out all the stops.

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6.5
Flash (2016) #755

Jun 14, 2020

The death of the multiverse comes at you kinda fast, but Barry West knows how to keep making the almost identical right moves.

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7.5
G.I. Joe (2019) #6

May 31, 2020

Paul Allor is writing an almost literary approach to this, looking like a rebellion instead of the standardized tools of imperialism that the Joe team has been before. The problem with it, the one that keeps it scraping the sky instead of soaring, is that it takes out the most important part of the Joes " their individual excellence " and waters it down with neophyte identities and a lack of practical expertise.

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7
G.I. Joe (2019) #8

Sep 11, 2020

A Joe has complex feelings about a high ranking Cobra, struggling between honoring her emotions and completing the mission.

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7.5
Hellions (2020) #5

Oct 16, 2020

Mr. Sinister puts on a show, but it's not enough to elevate the crossover bait from being just one more brick in the wall.

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7.5
Iron Man (2020) #1

Sep 18, 2020

Tony Stark, Disassembled? The billionaire futurist approximates a mid-life crisis while never stepping away from the heavy metal smackdown he's perfected.

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6.5
Justice League (2018) #48

Jul 12, 2020

The Justice League is ill-suited for the challenge they face as they're deep in space and way out of their depth.

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4
Justice League (2018) #49

Jul 18, 2020

The biggest names in superheroism stumble into fascism and cultural insensitivity with a world full of lives in the balance.

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7.5
Legion of Super-Heroes (2019) #6

Jun 14, 2020

Don't get too excited by the cover because for all the punching and blasting, there's not much to know about the future here.

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7.5
Legion of Super-Heroes (2019) #7

Jul 30, 2020

The future is here … and it doesn't really have it together either, honestly, as a series of scenes reluctantly try to be a story.

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6.5
Legion of Super-Heroes (2019) #9

Oct 2, 2020

Order! These proceedings demand order! The United Planets meets to judge the Legion, but the verdict is not entertaining.

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6.5
Lords Of Empyre: Emperor Hulkling #1

Jul 25, 2020

Teddy Altman's going to space, but will love follow him or must he seek his new path all alone?

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8.5
Ludocrats #3

Jul 18, 2020

Distilled lunacy crafted with expert care into a delight of a periodical. Hurry up and get yourself some of this.

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8
Ludocrats #4

Aug 20, 2020

You will not receive a new pen with this issue, regardless of whatever lies that cover tells you. Don't listen, it's a charmer!

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7
Ludocrats #5

Oct 1, 2020

Well … this is the end of the mini-series. We made it. Well … all right then.

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7.5
Maestro (2020) #1

Aug 22, 2020

Rage goeth before a fall as we finally take a look at the problems that made ol' Jade Jaws takes a much meaner look at the world.

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7.5
Marauders #13

Oct 10, 2020

Ororo heads back to Wakanda to get herself geared up for the crossover, but will the cost for this blade be too high?

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8.5
Marvels Snapshot (2020): Captain America #1

Jun 28, 2020

In 1976, the Madbomb turned things upside down in the South Bronx, and Captain America needs a lesson in access to become a hero.

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5.5
Nightwing (2016) #71

Jun 13, 2020

The Joker has a plan ... and it's stupid. You also have to sit through him monologuing ridiculously. Guh.

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7
Reaver #8

Jun 6, 2020

This will be a section providing great nuance and tension when reading the entire story collected. Right now, alas, Reaver #8 is more of a tease than it needs to be.

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8
Reaver #9

Jul 4, 2020

Two characters with bad streaks fight the law … and the outcome is clear even before it starts, but why is a pleasant surprise.

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8
Reaver #10

Aug 6, 2020

Essen Breaker came to bring the pain on child traffickers in the medieval city of Haas Haaden.

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7
Reaver #11

Sep 11, 2020

All is revealed with the child kidnapping mystery here, and it's understandable, but not exactly what it should have been.

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8
Seven Secrets #1

Aug 13, 2020

Another crowning achievement from Tom Taylor introduces a wonderful clandestine order and the cost of keeping secrets.

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9.5
Seven Secrets #3

Oct 15, 2020

Better than the issue before it, which was better than the debut, this series is on an impossibly fantastic arc you've gotta see to believe.

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8
Shazam! (2018) #15

Sep 24, 2020

Is this your champion? With swinging fists and limited intellect, it appears that it is … and you'll like it!

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7
Snake Eyes: Deadgame (2020) #1

Jul 18, 2020

Get ready for some sword-swinging militaristic action courtesy of fan-favorite Rob Liefeld. Really!

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7
Spy Island #2

Oct 9, 2020

Getting too close to basics made this plot more basic than one would like as the whimsy remains but the urgency falls by the wayside.

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7.5
Star Trek: Year Five #12

Jul 5, 2020

Gary Seven is back from the future … and this time it's personal! Wait, no, it's business. Still, it's rough out there!

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8.5
Star Trek: Year Five #13

Aug 7, 2020

Jim Kirk is bringing the crew of the Enterprise back to the Federation, but there is trouble brewing on the home front.

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8.5
Star Wars (2020) #7

Oct 9, 2020

Who is Commander Zahra and why is she so cool? You'll see her shine this month in a fitting tribute to Tarkin's ruthless legacy.

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6.5
Star Wars: Darth Vader (2020) #3

Jul 31, 2020

The Dark Lord of the Sith takes a walk down memory lane, lightsaber clutched close, faced with ghosts of happier days.

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6
Star Wars: Darth Vader (2020) #4

Aug 13, 2020

Like a world champion stuck wrestling against jobbers, the Dark Lord of the Sith again struggles when he should shatter.

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6.5
Star Wars: Darth Vader (2020) #6

Oct 15, 2020

Hey, wanna see Vader get played like a chump again? Boy howdy, is this the book for you!

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7.5
Strange Adventures (2020) #2

Jun 19, 2020

Michael Holt and Adam Strange are on a collision course to determine what is really true about the spacefaring superhero.

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7.5
Strange Adventures (2020) #4

Aug 7, 2020

If you mess with Michael Holt, you're gonna get a taste of fair play that you might not like. Oh, Adam Strange is here, too.

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7.5
Suicide Squad (2019) #5

May 30, 2020

With forceful characterization, dazzling visual choices, and real steel in its spine, there is a lot to like about the newly revitalized team's efforts here.

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8.5
Suicide Squad (2019) #6

Jun 27, 2020

When the escapees from Belle Reve come to Gotham City, there's nothing that can stop a run in with the Dark Knight Detective.

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8.5
Suicide Squad (2019) #7

Jul 31, 2020

Deadshot goes home and finds everything he could have wanted … but what will he have to do to protect it?

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8
Suicide Squad (2019) #8

Aug 27, 2020

Like a carefully folded piece of origami, another fascinating character piece showcases a powerful new love story while revealing the plot behind the narrative.

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8
Suicide Squad (2019) #9

Sep 25, 2020

With twists, turns, gunfire and a pinkie promise, this brilliant series continues to astonish and astound.

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6
Teen Titans (2016) #43

Jul 18, 2020

Will the Son of the Bat break bad, or can his little spandex-clad friends bring him back from the brink?

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8
The Kill Lock #5

Jun 13, 2020

With one issue to go, it's time for somebody to die ... but doesn't that mean EVERYBODY has to die?

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9
The Kill Lock #6

Jul 30, 2020

The single creative vision of Livio Ramondelli comes to a shocking and fitting conclusion that will satisfy.

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7.5
The Orville: Launch Day #1

Sep 4, 2020

Closely capturing the flavor of the very engaging Fox series, this unfortunately is constrained by its format to not lock on to its target.

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8
The Orville: Launch Day #2

Oct 10, 2020

A mystery in space, two clandestine missions and an armed standoff come together to make one heck of a sci-fi adventure.

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6.5
Thor (2020) #5

Jun 28, 2020

Once again the god of thunder stands against the end of everything with only a hammer in his hand … but he doesn't know all the facts. #Thor #Marvel

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7.5
Transformers (2019) #23

Sep 18, 2020

The tipping point has finally come to set off millions of years of civil war, and you get a front row seat for its beginnings.

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7
Transformers: Galaxies #7

Jul 11, 2020

Heretech has led an entire community of Transformers into space, seeking religious purity and peace … except one member of the flock has questions.

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8
Transformers: Galaxies #10

Sep 17, 2020

The legend of Ultra Magnus starts here as the heroic, inspiring Autobot makes an impression.

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8
We Only Find Them When They're Dead #1

Sep 4, 2020

One of the most prolific writers of our era has come out with a creator-owned property on one of the best leveraged imprints in the biz.

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6.5
X Of Swords (2020): Creation #1

Sep 25, 2020

The new X-Crossover makes a bold statement towards a mythic conflict but does so with the pacing of your high school history class.

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7.5
Young Justice (2019) #17

Aug 6, 2020

Taking a break to clean up after the big mess of the Justice/Doom War, the teens of the team find friendship and clarity together.

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