Jaimee Nadzan's Comic Reviews

Reviewer For: The Brazen Bull Reviews: 153
9.0Avg. Review Rating

9.0
Batman: Prelude to the Wedding: Batgirl vs. The Riddler #1

Jun 13, 2018

With Batman and Catwoman finally tying the knot, Seeley and Jung play with the idea of other hero/villain romantic relationships. Overall, the issue highlights Batgirls' total badassery, as she serves The Riddler the ultimate rejection: a crushing defeat.

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9.0
Batman: Prelude to the Wedding: Red Hood vs. Anarky #1

Jun 20, 2018

There's no pleasing everyone at a wedding, and Tim Seeley really highlights that in Batman: Prelude to the Wedding: Red Hood vs. Anarky (2018-) #1. This is another great prelude issue. The wedding, as a theme, continues to produce some truly great storylines and mash-ups.

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9.2
Batwoman (2017) #17

Jul 18, 2018

The perfect balance between words and art, Bennett and Blanco make a perfect pairing. The literal and figurative use of time creates a complex opening to what is shaping into a terrific story arc.

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9.7
Batwoman (2017) #18

Aug 15, 2018

You really should be reading Batwoman already, but if you're not, go out and buy this issue. Marguerite Bennett's style for narrative is a truly amazing gift, and the level of thoughtfulness she brings to the Batwoman character is unmatched.

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8.9
Bettie Page (2018) #1

Nov 21, 2018

Bettie Page Vol. 2 #1 is a smashing success, taking Bettie Page across the pond to hunt down a royal-napping U.F.O. Chris Avellone infuses just enough alien encounter to keep the issue faced paced, while also crafting an interesting backstory. Julius Ohta complements Avellone's script with detailed panels that capture Bettie Page's one of a kind, spy style. I'm looking forward to getting to the bottom of this caper with Bettie Page!

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9.7
Bitter Root #1

Nov 13, 2018

Bitter Root #1 explores the nature of fear and monsters in the debut issue. Chuck Brown and David F. Walker introduce the Sangerye Family in terms of their profession, setting up the good vs. evil dynamic alongside the other plot line.

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8.7
Bitter Root #3

Jan 8, 2019

Bitter Root #3 is another intensely dark issue. Brown and Walker's script is biting and intense, drawing on the supernatural to convey a deeper story.

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8.9
Blackbird #1

Oct 2, 2018

Blackbird #1 will bewitch the mind as the reader is drawn into Sam Humphries mystical world of Magic. This issue sets up an excellent background story, while creating room for the story to grow within the next issue. Jen Bartel ties the whole issue together, as her depictions of the supernatural are out of this world in all their neon glory.

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8.7
Blackbird #2

Nov 6, 2018

Sam Humphries continues to build intriguing storylines in Blackbird #2, as Nina begins her journey to find her sister. Jen Bartel's art keeps the tone of the series light, inviting the reader to enter the neon world of Blackbird. I'm curious to see where Humphries plans to take this series.

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8.7
Blackbird #3

Dec 4, 2018

Blackbird #3 continues to intrigue readers with its complex story and colorful art. Where the series is headed, I'm not sure, but I trust Humphries has something spectacular in store.

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9.1
Blackbird #4

Jan 8, 2019

Blackbird #4 releases the brakes on Sam Humphries slow burn, accelerating the story exponentially.With the veil finally lifted, Humphries' series is free to venture anywhere; I'm looking forward to wherever the story leads.

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9.1
Blackbird #5

Feb 12, 2019

Blackbird #5 is a must-read issue that is difficult to put down. Sam Humphries writes an intensely satisfying conclusion to the series' first story arc.

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9.0
Blackbird #6

Mar 12, 2019

Humphries weaves a tale of truth and consequence both tragic and beautiful. Blackbird #6 delivers on all fronts: action, narrative, and suspense.

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9.8
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (2019) #1

Jan 23, 2019

Buffy the Vampire Slayer #1 is a fantastic debut issue. Jordan Bellaire writes Buffy as the same thoughtful, spunky slayer that fans love, but with playful new twists. Dan Mora's art and Ral Angulo's colors bring the Bellaire's script to life, striking that perfect balance between soft and intense.

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8.5
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (2019) #2

Feb 27, 2019

Jordie Bellaire's reimagining of Buffy the Vampire Slayer is simply flawless. Buffy the Vampire Slayer #2 offers fans the slightest hint at the dangers that lie ahead, promising plenty more slayage in the future.

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8.7
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (2019) #3

Mar 14, 2019

Buffy the Vampire Slayer #3 continues to set the stage for a larger battle. Though this issue was packed with action, it only moved the plot marginally forward in terms of story development. Jordie Bellaire hints at impending doom but leaves the details fuzzy. Either way, I'm here for the long haul and already looking forward to the next issue.

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9.8
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (2019) #4

Apr 18, 2019

I'm ready to slay all day after this issue.Buffy the Vampire Slayer #4 has it all: drama, suspense, and the gut feeling that everything is about to change. With the first story arc officially over, I welcome Jordie Bellaire's future plans for the Scooby Gang.

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8.7
Bully Wars #1

Sep 4, 2018

Bully Wars #1 is the perfect antidote to your end of summer blues! Skottie Young's script is familiar, but fresh, with those classic high school elements. While Aaron Conley's art crafts the mildly dank and moldy mood of Rottenville High. I'm looking forward to what's in store for these misfit cast of characters.

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9.4
Calamity Kate #1

Mar 12, 2019

Packed with monsters and killer comedy, Calamity Kate #1 is a smashing success! Magdalene Visaggio's narrative is gritty, yet comical, and utterly fierce. This series is not to be missed!

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8.8
Calamity Kate #2

Apr 18, 2019

Calamity Kate #2 delivers all the attitude and action. Magdalene Visaggio and Corin Howell are a power team, crafting a helluva comic series that's not to be missed.

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9.2
Crowded #1

Aug 14, 2018

Set in the very near future, apps have taken over our day-today lives, but it's not all for the convenience and connection. Crowded #1 is a thoroughly interesting and exciting read that will leave the readers eager for issue #2.

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8.7
Crowded #2

Sep 11, 2018

Crowded #2 is an excellent follow-up to the action packed first issue. Now that many of the general questions about the world of Crowded are answered, I'm looking forward to delving deeper into the reason behind the crowdfund campaign and the identity of its originator.

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8.7
Crowded #3

Oct 9, 2018

Crowded #3 is another pedal to the floor issue as Sebela keeps Vita and Charlie on the run. As the pair continue to look for a safehouse, readers are introduced to various aspects of Crowded, explaining the demise of social structures in the world. The art remains constant, creating a kind stability from issue to issue, in a world where their ultimately is none.

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8.7
Crowded #4

Nov 6, 2018

Crowded #4 takes the heat of Vita and Charlie for a moment, shifting to develop backstories. Christopher Sebela continues to produce a high-engergy series, ending the issue on a humorous cliffhanger. Will Charlie survive her campaign? Maybe. But do we want her to is a bigger question.

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9.1
Crowded #5

Dec 4, 2018

What can I say? Crowded #5 is everything you want it to be and more. Sebela advances the storyline while sparing no action. Stein depicts all of Sebela's wild action scenes down to the last detail, creating a thrilling read.

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9.6
Crowded #6

Jan 1, 2019

Crowded #6 offers a slam-dunk ending to the series' debut story arc. Sebela's script is quick, action-packed, and utterly entertaining. This issue promises more excitement and wacky Reaprs in future issues.

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9.5
Cyber Force (2018) #3

May 29, 2018

With familiar story points, but a fresh perspective, Hawkins and Hill create an excellent back story for their character Aphrodite, while also setting up plot points for future issues. Cyber Force #3 is a stunning issue, both visually and narratively.

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8.0
Cyber Force (2018) #4

Jun 27, 2018

Cyber Force (2018) #4 continues to build on the storyline. While the action sequences help move the plot along, the series will need new elements soon to keep the story fresh. Right now, Aphrodite herself is holding it all together, complex and unyielding, a relatable cyborg character.

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8.5
Cyborg (2016) #23

Jun 6, 2018

The issue is a good read, even if it is a bit slow at times. What Wolfman ultimately accomplishes is the perfect of catch-22, where none of Cyborg's options led to a quick resolution. He also creates smaller plot points that will become more significant in future issues, rounding out the immediate action with the foreshadowing of future, more complex, conflicts.

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9.5
Descender #30

May 29, 2018

Do not miss this issue! Lemire and Nguyen strike the balance between word and art to create tension within the narrative.Jeff Lemire's brilliant narrative leaves the reader in suspense, and one last question: who will stand by Tim-21 and save the world?

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9.0
Descender #31

Jun 27, 2018

Lemire has consistently built suspense into his story, but this may be his finest issue yet. With the cards on the table and the players all in place, Tim-21 must beat the odds to save the world. And I think he might just pull it off.

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9.2
Descender #32

Jul 24, 2018

Descender #32 completes the series' run, but it also establishes the next series. The issue beautifully brings closure to the Descender storyline, while opening up new plot points for the following series. Lemire's words and Nguyen's art create the final, emotional ending for Tim-21's journey.

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7.5
Elsewhere #7

May 22, 2018

Uncertainty plays a large role in this issue, both for the characters and the readers. This issue takes readers from #6 to #8, but with little action in between. Faerber's does create a terrific cliffhanger that will bring readers back for issue #8.

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8.0
Elsewhere #8

Jul 10, 2018

I'm sad to see Elsewhere end, however, Faerber does a good job concluding the series early. Kesgin and Riley's art remains consistent to the last panel, giving readers their final glimpse of Korvath.

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8.7
Faith: Dreamside #1

Sep 25, 2018

Faith: Dreamside #1 is an excellent debut issue. Houser positions the hero, Faith, in a tight spot and goes from bad to strange. I'm looking forward to what's next for our hero.

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9.3
Faith: Dreamside #2

Oct 30, 2018

Faith Dreamside #2 is a powerful follow-up to the series debut issue. Jody Houser crafts a superior storyline, woven with supernatural elements. Complementing Houser's script is MJ Kim's artwork, emotionally charged and detailed. I look forward to what the pair have in store for their depiction of the Dreamside.

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9.0
Faith: Dreamside #3

Nov 27, 2018

Faith: Dreamside #3 is a dazzling display of story development and artistic expression. Jody Houser moves the story along, pushing the series into a new direction. MJ Kim complements Houser's script with vivid and detailed imagery, creating the unique world of Dreamside.

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9.5
Faith: Dreamside #4

Jan 8, 2019

Faith: Dreamside #4 is the kickass conclusion to the whimsical and terrifying journey. Jody Houser's script and MJ Kim's art are a perfect pairing.

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10
Ghostbusters: Crossing Over #3

Jun 6, 2018

Ghostbusters Crossing Over #3 is a terrific issue. Erik Burnhamhas created great storyline that is only enhanced by Dan Schoening and Luise Antonio Delgado's art and colors. Read it, you won't be disappointed.

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8.5
Ghostbusters: Crossing Over #4

Jul 4, 2018

Burnham has once again impressed with his storytelling technique, blending classic Ghostbusters elements with his unique storyline. Schoening's artwork really brings each dimensions to life in this issue, tying in perfectly work Burnham's words.

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8.7
Ghostbusters: Crossing Over #5

Aug 1, 2018

Once again, we see a little bit of the classic Ghostbusters fans love, mixed with something fresh, allowing Burnham to really explore the secondary stories he has created within the series. The stories are fully supernatural, with some suspenseful moments, but with plenty of humor as well. Tying it all together is Schoening's art, which really brings the ghostly threats to life.

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8.3
Ghostbusters: Crossing Over #7

Oct 16, 2018

Ghostbusters: Crossing Over #7 brings the teams back together, but not in New York City. Erik Burnham and Dan Schoening have brought the series to brink of its conclusion in this issue. So, how will the Ghostbusters save the world this time?

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8.5
Ghostbusters: Crossing Over #8

Nov 14, 2018

Ghostbusters: Crossing Over #8 marks the end of the run, in bittersweet, spectacular fashion. Burnham's conclusion closes the Tiamat storyline, but leaves potential for future stories. Though this is the end of a the limited series, I'm looking forward to what Burnham has planned next for the Ghostbusters.

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9.1
Glow (2019) #1

Mar 26, 2019

Glow #1 is a tremendous first issue. Tini Howard flexes her writing skills, creating a script full of the spunk, sass, and style that are synonymous with the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling.

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9.0
Goosebumps: Download & Die! #3

May 16, 2018

Goosebumps Download & Die #3 is your classic Goosebumps story with a 21st century tech twist. The storyline is fresh, but with nostalgic touches, bringing Goosebumps fans old and young together.

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8.5
Hack/Slash vs. Chaos! #1

Dec 4, 2018

A dark introduction to what Seeley has in store for readers,Hack/Slash vs. Chaos #1 presents an intense story. Tim Seeley's script is punchy and Rapha Lobosco art is gritty and detailed, exactly how we like Cassie Hack.

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8.5
Hack/Slash vs. Chaos! #2

Jan 8, 2019

Hack/Slash vs. Chaos #2 is a fantastic follow-up to the debut issue. Tim Seeley continues to move the story forward in ways that only Cassie Hack can manage.

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8.7
Hack/Slash vs. Chaos! #3

Feb 26, 2019

Hack/Slash vs. Chaos #3 is another kick-ass issue, but with a few twists. Tim Seeley's script is shaping into a fantastic story, full of all the carnage one expects from Cassie and Vlad.

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10
Hack/Slash: Resurrection #7

May 29, 2018

If you are a fan of classic '80s horror, Scooby Doo, and Supernatural, this is the issue for you. Hack/Slash Resurrection #7 is a fantastic one-shot that pays homage to its horror roots, while remaining true to its voice.

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8.5
Hack/Slash: Resurrection #11

Sep 18, 2018

Hack/Slash: Resurrection #11 is the biting conclusion to the Vampirella storyline. Tini Howard weaves kick-ass fight scenes with humor and classic Cassie style, brining the arc to a spectacular, if somewhat crazy, conclusion!

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9.8
Hack/Slash: Resurrection #12

Oct 16, 2018

Tini Howard has pushed boundaries throughout this series with meta content and nods to current social issues. Hack/Slash: Resurrection #12 brings the series to a close with the ultimate battle between comic and censor, the right to creative freedom.

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8.0
Harley Quinn (2016) #44

Jun 20, 2018

Harley Quinn (2016-) #44 is a solid issue; Harley Quinn kicks some serious butt while working through her own personal issues. Sebela and Andolfo craft a well plotted conclusion to Harley Quinn's tale of two cults.

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8.5
Harley Quinn (2016) #46

Jul 18, 2018

Another solid Harley Quinn issue, Humphries creates a great pace in the issue between action and information weaving in plenty of Harley Quinn's over-the-top personality. Timms visualization of Apokolips has a kind of vintage video game feel, with its vibrant colors and interesting settings.

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8.5
Harley Quinn (2016) #47

Aug 1, 2018

Harley Quinn #47 is rollercoaster ride through Harley Quinn's mind and out of Apokolips. Writer, Sam Humphries, keeps the pressure on Harley Quinn as she figures out who she is, hero or not. Timms' artwork brings the whole issue together, with intense fight scenes and Harley Quinn's struggle with her inner selves.

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9.0
Harley Quinn (2016) #48

Aug 15, 2018

Harley Quinn (2016-) #48 pits Harley against her most admirable foe yet"finances. Can our anti-hero earn enough to save her Coney Island home? Tune in next week to find out! Sam Humphries produces another high-energy, action-packed, wild and crazy Harley Quinn issue.

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8.5
Harley Quinn (2016) #49

Sep 5, 2018

Harley Quinn (2016-) #49 is a release-the-brakes issue of non-stop entertainment. Humphries knows how to weave suspense, mystery, and comedy, together to create a thoroughly enjoyable issue, which is only enhanced by Borges and Eltaeb artwork.

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8.9
Harley Quinn (2016) #50

Sep 19, 2018

Buckle-up, Harley Quinn (2016-) #50 is a whirlwind ride that takes Harley Quinn on her looniest adventure yet! Sam Humphries and the entire art team create on of the most entertaining issue of this series, paying tribute to the lunacy of Harley Quinn and her many colorful shenanigans.

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8.7
Harley Quinn (2016) #51

Oct 3, 2018

Harley Quinn (2016-) #51 is another release-the-brakes ride for Harley Quinn as she must work to undo an unforeseen consequence from the previous issue. Sam Humphries' script and Sami Basri's art work in tandem, and I'm looking forward to seeing how Harley Quinn gets herself out of this mess.

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9.3
Harley Quinn (2016) #52

Oct 17, 2018

Sam Humphries has brought Harley's character full circle, as she officially retires her old costume and old ways with it. By far the best part of this week's issue was the contrast between Harley's vivid costume and Captain Triumph's muted look crafted by Sami Basri and Alex Sinclair.

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9.1
Harley Quinn (2016) #53

Nov 7, 2018

Harley Quinn (2016-) #53 is another Harley-packed issue from Sam Humphries. As Minor Disaster wrecks havoc on Harley's internet career, and her reputation, Harley's going to have to strap on her big hero guns if she's going to get past her greatest trial yet: viral humiliation.

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8.8
Harley Quinn (2016) #54

Nov 21, 2018

Harley Quinn (2016-) #54 pushes Harley closer to hero status as she flexes her diplomatic muscles, putting aside her personal arsenal. Sam Humphries adds depth to the character with a test of mind for Harley Quinn, showing off Harley's character development.

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8.9
Harley Quinn (2016) #55

Dec 5, 2018

Harley Quinn (2016-) #55 is festive issue that will catch readers right in the heart. Sam Humphries writes Harley Quinn as the lovable, holiday obsessed anti-hero who is guaranteed to put us in the holiday spirit.

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8.7
Harley Quinn (2016) #56

Dec 19, 2018

Harley Quinn (2016-) #56 is a different kind of story for Harley Quinn, but packed with all the typical Harley shenanigans. Mark Russell writes Harley Quinn with all the charm readers have grown to love and plenty of gusto. Mirka Andolfo's art adds subtle details to Russell's story, bringing the whole issue together.

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9.5
Harley Quinn (2016) #57

Jan 9, 2019

Harley Quinn (2016-) #57 is a spectacular introduction to the Trials of Harley Quinn. Sam Humphries's script is flawless in this issue, presenting Harley with her toughest battle.

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9.1
Harley Quinn (2016) #58

Feb 6, 2019

Harley Quinn (2016-) #58 is a must read issue! Sam Humphries has a knack for writing Harley Quinn in ways that would probably surprise the anti-hero herself.

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8.9
Harley Quinn (2016) #59

Mar 6, 2019

Sam Humphries tests Harley Quinn's mental fitness in Harley Quinn (2016-) #59. As Harley continues with the trials, she'll have to keep her wits about if she plans to come out alive.

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8.7
Harley Quinn (2016) #60

Mar 29, 2019

Harley Quinn (2016-) #60 is an enjoyable and entertaining read. Sam Humphries and Sami Basri continue to produce a terrific story arc.

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9.8
High Level #1

Feb 20, 2019

High Level (2019-) #1 is a visually stunning, storytelling masterpiece! Rob Sheridan crafts a thoughtful, well written debut issue certain to captivate readers from the first page.

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9.4
High Level #2

Mar 20, 2019

High Level (2019-) #2 is an action-packed adventure. Rob Sheridan and Barnaby Baganda build a fantastic story, as narratively complex as it is visually vivid.

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9.7
High Level #3

Apr 8, 2019

High Level (2019-) #3 is an intensely well crafted story, part world building, part action, all entertaining. Rob Sheridan and Barnaby Bagenda create a high energy issue, you just don't want to put down.

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9.0
High Level #4

May 15, 2019

High Level (2019-) #4 is another issue you cannot put down. Sheridan's writing is sharp and edgy, making readers feel uncomfortable in all the best ways.

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8.9
IDW 20/20: Ghostbusters #1

Jan 16, 2019

Ghostbusters: IDW 20/20offers everything Ghostbusters fans love with a few new faces in the mix. Erik Burnham's script strikes that perfect balance between potential apocalypseand typical day at the office.

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9.8
Invisible Kingdom #1

Mar 20, 2019

Invisible Kingdom #1 is like Ray Bradbury meets Ursula Le Guin, but with Wilson's unique voice. Wilson crafts a complex and intriguing story that captures you in the first few panels all the while Christian Ward's art creates a stunning and intense reading experience.

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9.0
Jook Joint #1

Oct 2, 2018

Jook Joint is intoxicating. Issue #1 introduces readers to the world of 1950s New Orleans, portraying the sensual jazz era alongside the violence of the time. Tee Franklin packs her issue with one helluva punch, creating the world of Jook Joint as a female-centered powerhouse comic.

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9.2
Jook Joint #2

Nov 13, 2018

Jook Joint #2 continues to build on the momentum from the first issue as Tee Franklin builds on the storyline. Alitha Martinez's art continues to set the atmosphere of the issue, dark and vengeful, but also feminine and comforting.

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9.7
Justice League Dark (2018): Witching Hour #1

Oct 31, 2018

James Tynion IV's script is extraordinary humanizing. As The Witch Hour draws to a close, Tynion asks his readers who the true villain is, Hecate or a corrupt society seeking to tame rather than embrace? Blanco, Mendonca, and Merino enhance Tynion's script with intense artwork, depicting every second of this heart-pounding conclusion.

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8.5
Mage: The Hero Denied #9

Jun 12, 2018

Wagner builds tension in Mage: The Hero Denied #9, complicating Kevin's quest with twists and turns. Family is still at the heart of the series, but it is uncertain if Kevin's family will forever be torn apart.

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8.0
Man of Steel (2018) #4

Jun 20, 2018

Man of Steel (2018-) #4 brings the action and suspense! Brian Michael Bendis' story will not disappoint, as it leaves the reader with an agonizing cliffhanger, sure to bring them back for the fifth issue.

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8.5
Man of Steel (2018) #5

Jun 27, 2018

Brian Michael Bendis has consistently kept the pace of this series. Every time you think you know what's coming next, Bendis takes a left turn. The result has been a complex and full bodied story.

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10
Man-Eaters #1

Sep 25, 2018

This comic is a kind of battlecry for every woman who has ever been asked, "is it that time of the month?" Chelsea Cain may have just had the frankest conversation about women's issues that I have ever heard, and this is only issue #1! Rarely have current political, social, and personal issues surrounding women been so boldly and bluntly presented. I think Chelsea Cain just unleashed a comic of whoop ass on the patriarchy, and it's truly amazing.

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9.4
Man-Eaters #2

Oct 30, 2018

Man-Eaters #2 continues to build on the momentum created in the first issue. Chelsea Cain has a sharp-witted script, full of dark humor. Working alongside Cain is Kate Niemczyk with her excellent artwork. Together the pair prove that menstruation can be tough, but we're all in it together.

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9.5
Man-Eaters #3

Nov 27, 2018

Man-Eaters #3 is the series' finest issue thus far. Chelsea Cain's script is smart and biting, relevant and packed with pop-culture. Similarly, Kate Niemczyk's art provides a stunning visual story, adding layers to the series.

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9.7
Man-Eaters #5

Jan 30, 2019

Man-Eaters #5 is another intensely satisfying issue. Chelsea Cain strikes the perfect balance between backstory and forward action, moving the story in an intriguing new direction.

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9.0
Man-Eaters #6

Feb 26, 2019

Man-Eater's #6 ends the first story arc as it began, with kick-ass writing and a killer cliffhanger. Chelsea Cain writes a tale of female rebellion for the present day, packed with clever writer and though-provoking internal dialogue.

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9.7
Middlewest #1

Nov 20, 2018

Middlewest #1 is a spectacular debut issue. Skottie Young creates a story with a foot in both worlds, reality and fantasy, as he sends his Abel off on a whirlwind adventure, literally.

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9.3
Middlewest #2

Dec 18, 2018

Middlewest #2 is another spectacular issue. Skottie Young's script is developing into an epic quest. While Jorge Corona's art continues to create the stunning world of Middlewest, crafting unique setting and cast of characters.

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9.3
Middlewest #3

Jan 15, 2019

Middlewest #3 is another fantastic issue. Skottie Young's writing and Jorge Corona's art seamlessly work together to create a superb story.

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9.1
Middlewest #4

Feb 20, 2019

Step right up! Middlewest #4 is a whimsical, nostalgic experience not to be missed. Skottie Young and Jorge Corona bring the Hurst Family Amazing Amusements to life, with panels of detailed images.

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8.7
Middlewest #5

Mar 19, 2019

Middlewest #5 adds a surprising layer of optimism to Adel's journey. Perhaps everything really will turn out alright. Of course, it could all go horribly wrong. For right now, I'm basking in Skottie Young's momentary reprieve from the harshness of the world and the vastness that is Middlewest.

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9.0
Mother Panic: Gotham A.D. #3

May 23, 2018

Mother Panic Gotham A.D. #3 is not to be missed. Intertwining storylines, new villains, and a cliffhanger you don't see coming all make this issue a must read.

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8.5
Mother Panic: Gotham A.D. #4

Jun 27, 2018

Mother Panic: Gotham A.D. continues to impress. At issue four, Houser builds in more suspense with new, complicating storylines. As the plot thickens, Mother Panic remains determined as ever, the key to saving Gotham.

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9.2
Mother Panic: Gotham A.D. #5

Jul 25, 2018

Mother Panic #5 is another consistent issue. Houser brings the main characters together, establishing the "good" guys and the "bad" guys and creates battle lines for future issues.

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9.8
Mother Panic: Gotham A.D. #6

Aug 22, 2018

Jody Houser outdoes herself this issue of Mother Panic: Gotham A.D. (2018-) #6. The scripting reaches a new level of intensity, with moments of extreme anguish, emphasized by the poetic-like words.Tommy Lee Edwards and Ibrahim Moustafa's art continues to dazzle, as Gotham A.D. remains gritty and dark.

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9.5
Nancy Drew (2018) #1

Jun 12, 2018

Nancy Drew #1 is a terrific debut issue. Thompson and St-Onge create the world of Nancy Drew while developing the storyline. Thompson's narrative leaves the reader anxious for issue #2, curious to see how Nancy will find a way out of her first major crisis.

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9.0
Nancy Drew (2018) #2

Jul 11, 2018

Thompson continues to build on the original storyline, while adding new elements to the mystery. The introduction of the new character, Pete, complicates the story, raising more questions for future issues.

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8.9
Nancy Drew (2018) #3

Aug 8, 2018

Kelly Thompson and Jenn St.-Onge continue to produce an exciting series. Nancy Drew #3 keeps a steady pace within the series. Thompson is careful to only reveal so much in each issue, creating an exquisite suspense for the reader.

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9.0
Nancy Drew (2018) #4

Sep 12, 2018

Another must-read issue! Kelly Thompson has a true gift for creating intense scenes that not only dazzle the reader, but move the plot forward at a steady pace.

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9.2
Nancy Drew (2018) #5

Oct 30, 2018

Nancy Drew #5 is the anticipated conclusion to the Cold Case story. With the mystery solved, but Nancy's future hanging in the balance, Kelly Thompson crafts a highly suspenseful, action-packed issue. Jenn St-Onge's art remains vivid and intense until the final panel.

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8.8
Old Lady Harley #1

Oct 24, 2018

Old Lady Harley (2018-) #1 riffs on everything under the pop culture umbrella, but it's not all laughs for our anti-hero. Frank Tieri lays the groundwork for the series, full of classic Harley quick wit and new twists to the Harley storyline. Inaki Miranda artwork impresses this first issue, creating the post-apocalyptic world of Old Lady Harley.

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8.9
Old Lady Harley #2

Nov 28, 2018

Old Lady Harley (2018-) #2 continues to entertain, packed with pop-culture references and villains galore! Frank Tieri's script begins to take shape, developing what promises to be an interesting journey for Harley and team.

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9.0
Old Lady Harley #3

Jan 2, 2019

Old Lady Harley (2018-) #3 is another action-packed issue. Frank Tieri's script is exciting and entertaining; his depiction of classic characters will continue to surprise readers.

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8.9
Old Lady Harley #4

Jan 30, 2019

Old Lady Harley (2018-) #4 moves the story towards its conclusion in typical outrageous fashion. I'm looking forward to next issues conclusion.

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9.2
Old Lady Harley #5

Feb 27, 2019

A solid ending to an excellent mini-series, Old Lady Harley (2018-) #5 impresses until the final panel. Frank Tieri closes out this mini-series, leaving readers with the hope that this is not the last time we'll see Old Lady Harley.

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8.5
Outpost Zero #1

Jul 10, 2018

McKeever's storytelling shines through as he slowly reveals the plot to Outpost Zero. Complimenting his storytelling is Beaulieu and Tefenkgi's artwork, which creates the worlds within and outside the outpost.

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8.3
Outpost Zero #2

Aug 7, 2018

Outpost Zero #2 is a solid issue that creates a strong emotional narrative for the series. The combination of Sean McKeever's words and Jean-Francois Beaulieu and Alexandre Tefenkgi's artwork are the perfect storytelling balance.

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9.3
Outpost Zero #4

Oct 9, 2018

Outpost Zero #4 is the most chilling issue to date. Sean McKeever flexes his storytelling craft as the story snowballs to the final panel. McKeever keeps his thumb on the pulse of the issue as he builds tension from the frost and the political powers within Outpost Zero. The series continues to grow in complexity each issue, adding more layers to the plot as the series continues.

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8.5
Proxima Centauri #1

Jun 13, 2018

Take the leap and buy this issue. Science fiction is a great genre, layering in psychedelic and dramatic elements only adds to the complexity of the plot. The artwork has a way of representing ideas that are too difficult to put into words, and the experience of reading becomes a visceral one.

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8.0
Proxima Centauri #2

Jul 17, 2018

This is another solid issue. Dalrymple lets the images speak for themselves, giving just enough written word to create context, but not too much that would overshadow the visual world. The pace of the story is steady, giving readers the just enough new information without rushing the issue.

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8.5
Proxima Centauri #3

Aug 14, 2018

Proxima Centauri #3 is another triumphant issue. Farel Dalrymple continues to create an intriguing and surprising world, with a moody, insecure teenager as the lead character.

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8.5
Proxima Centauri #4

Sep 11, 2018

Farel Dalrymple captures Sherwood's world in such narratively and visually realistic ways that the reader is left stunned by the stark truth found within the story.

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8.5
Proxima Centauri #5

Oct 16, 2018

Proxima Centauri #5 continues to dazzle the mind and tickle the senses. Farel Dalrymple moves readers closer to a conclusion this issue, keeping with the issues steady narrative pace. I'm still uncertain how Sherwood's story will end, but I'm looking forward to finding out.

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9.0
Sabrina the Teenage Witch (2019) #1

Mar 27, 2019

Sabrina the Teenage Witch (2019-) #1 is full of twists and turns; Kelly Thompson's script playful, but packed with mystery and intrigue, and her ability to reimagine classic characters is put on full display.

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9.0
Sherlock Holmes: The Vanishing Man #2

Jun 6, 2018

Get yourself a copy. If you love mysteries this is definitely the series for you. Issue #2 layers the story with new snippets of clues, keeping the story fresh and interesting.

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9.0
Star Wars Adventures #11

Jun 6, 2018

Issue #11 continues to impress! From the first to the last page, the world of Star Wars is wonderfully created in words and art. Star Wars fans of all ages will love this issue.

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8.5
Superman (2016): Special #1

May 16, 2018

One word: dinosaurs. As a fan of Land before Time and Jurassic Park, I can not help but to have a soft spot for any story that features prehistoric creatures. The writers do a great job visually crafting the animals, while adding a new twist to the classic dinosaur story. As for the two other stories in the issue, both work well with themes in "Escape from Dinosaur Island" as they incorporate the past into the stories. All in all, a classic tale with a just a slight twist.

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8.5
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Urban Legends #1

May 23, 2018

Fast-paced and action packed, with a '90s vibe and a unique storyline, this series is sure to live up to the hype. The artwork adds dimension to the original storyline, building on the Carlson's writing.

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8.5
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Urban Legends #2

Jun 20, 2018

Intense. Gritty. Full of anguish. This series is shaping up to be a real rollercoaster, where each issue brings you a little closer to finding out the truth, then the breaks pull up and your free falling into another cliffhanger. Carlson and Fosco are doing a terrific job keeping the tension and suspense high, revealing just enough to keep you interested, but not enough to reveal what's coming next.

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8.0
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Urban Legends #3

Jul 11, 2018

TMNT Urban Legends #3 is another terrific issue. Carlson continues to keep the pace, building on previous issues, while also growing the storyline. Fosco's art continues to impress, setting the perfect tone for each panel.

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9.5
The Girl In The Bay #1

Feb 6, 2019

What happened to Kathy? And who's been living in her place? Suspenseful and intriguing, The Girl in the Bay #1 will captivate you from the opening panel. J.M. DeMatteis' story is unique and his character genuine.

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9.3
The Girl In The Bay #2

Mar 6, 2019

The Girl in the Bay series is not to be missed; J.M. Dematteis's narrative is nearly flawless this issue, crafting another intriguing and intense issue.

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8.9
The Girl In The Bay #3

Mar 29, 2019

Girl in the Bay #3 is another fantastic, thought-provoking issue. J.M. DeMatteis and Corin Howell produce an exceptional story this issue, moving us one step closer to the conclusion.

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9.0
The X-Files: Case Files: Hoot Goes There? #1

Jul 18, 2018

Lansdale & Lansdale create an interesting case for Agents Mulder and Scully. Tapping into the elements of the Texas setting both Lansdale & Lansdale and Califano pack the issue with loads of local color, rounding out another terrific issue.

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9.5
The X-Files: Case Files: Florida Man #2

May 23, 2018

Bizarre and punchy, The X-Files Case Files #2 taps into the classic X-Files vibe. Dawson's writing is top notch, and Casagrande and Califano's artwork compliments the storyline. And, well, gators!

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9.0
Titans (2016): Special #1

Jun 13, 2018

The storyline is great, the characters terrific, and Abnett and Pelletier complement each other's work. Also, Natasha Irons is one of the coolest characters!

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9.5
Valiant High #1

May 29, 2018

Valiant High #1 is a fresh and fun reimagining of superheroes as high school students. In this debut issue, Kibblesmith creates dynamic characters that draw the reader in and keeps them interested until the very last second, and then, just a little longer.

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9.5
Valiant High #2

Jun 5, 2018

Valiant High #2 continues to impress! Kibblesmith crafts an excellent story, with high school drama, a missing student, and a mysterious janitor. And Charm's artwork perfectly balances the tone of Kibblesmith's writing, a bit peppy with mysterious undertones.

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9.0
Valiant High #3

Jul 3, 2018

Valiant High #3 has more than one big reveal, but the storyline isn't wrapped up yet. Kibblesmith has left the best for last for the conclusion of the his storyline.

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8.9
Valiant High #4

Jul 31, 2018

It's a bit cheesy at times, but the conclusion to the Valiant High series is fun to the last page. Kibblesmith's script is excellent to the very end, with just a touch of nostalgia. Complementing that, as always, is Charm's artwork.

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8.9
Vampirella (2017): Valentine's Day Special #1

Feb 12, 2019

Vampirella Valentine's Day Special is an utterly gratifying read for Valentine lovers and skeptics alike. Skip the romcoms this Valentine's Day and pick up a copy of Vampirella Valentine's Day Special. Trust me.

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9.0
Vampirella (2017): Halloween Special #1

Oct 23, 2018

Scott Lobdell takes the term hell-raiser seriously in Vampirella: 2018 Halloween Special, crafting a superior Halloween special issue. The storyline is playful and the artwork is fun, Vampirella is one girl destined for a Halloween special issue!

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8.2
Vampirella vs. Reanimator #2

Feb 6, 2019

Vampirella vs. Reanimator #2 is a biting issue! Cullen Bunn develops an intense and entertaining series, building quite a bit of suspense into this second issue. Blacky Shepard's art and colors brings the story together, drawing on the old monster movie vibe.

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8.0
VS #4

May 29, 2018

Action packed with stellar fight scenes, this issue was fun to read and left me curious about the future of Flynn. Brandon and Ribic create the perfect balance between the written and visual narrative, letting the reading experience the action.

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8.5
Wonder Woman (2016) #48

Jun 13, 2018

Though Wonder Woman (2016-) #48 is more of a means to get from the previous issue to the next, there is still plenty to enjoy! Robinson has finally brought the heroes together to help Jason defeat The Dark Gods, but not before some really great fight scenes. As for the art, Merino's work is grade A terrific!

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8.5
Wonder Woman (2016) #49

Jun 27, 2018

Robinson has truly set out to test the strength and limits of Wonder Woman with the Dark Gods storyline, and it's amazing. Every time you feel Wonder Woman moving towards victory, Robinson reverses everything. This ebbing and flowing, really kicks this issue up a bit.

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9.5
Wonder Woman (2016) #50

Jul 11, 2018

Robinson's Dark Gods arc has been inspired from the beginning. However, it this final issue that really brings the arc together. Robinson's skill for storytelling really comes through in the this issue, highlighted through Lupacchino, Merino, and Segovia amazing art.

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8.7
Wonder Woman (2016) #51

Jul 25, 2018

Wonder Woman #51 is a much needed reprieve from the intensity of the previous issues. The story gives closure to a previous issue. And Fajardo and Lau's art compliment Orlando and Robinson's script.

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8.3
Wonder Woman (2016) #52

Aug 8, 2018

The story is interesting, the artwork is out of this world, and it's an all-around good read. Don't skip Wonder Woman #52.

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8.3
Wonder Woman (2016) #53

Aug 22, 2018

Another great issue! Wonder Woman (2016-) #53 is an intense, free-fall ride as Wonder Woman and team battle Tezcatlipoca. Steve Orlando's script is fresh and flawless and ACO and Hugo Petrus's art fills in the details with visually stunning panels.

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8.5
Wonder Woman (2016) #54

Sep 12, 2018

Wonder Woman (2016-) #54 has it all, a power hungry queen, an evil councilor, and an unnecessary war. Orlando packs this issue with a particular punch, that won't just hit you in the gut, but in the feels too.

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8.5
Wonder Woman (2016) #55

Sep 26, 2018

Steve Orlando isn't pulling any punches with Wonder Woman (2016-) #55. The issue is a non-stop battle that only ends when the truth is revealed and the exiled Amazons have a say in their future. The political jabs are just as present in this issue as Wonder Woman herself, and it flows together seamlessly.

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9.5
Wonder Woman (2016) #56

Oct 10, 2018

Wonder Woman (2016-) #56 is a must read issue. The Witching Hour arc is the story you don't want to miss. James Tynion IV's script is clean as the writing both provides background information and moves the plot forward. And Emanuela Lupacchino's artwork is superb, vivid and detailed, expressing the range of emotions this issue will elicit.

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9.6
Wonder Woman (2016) #57

Oct 24, 2018

Wonder Woman (2016-) #57 continues to add layers of context to the Witching Hour storyline. James Tynion IV script and Emanuela Lupacchino art create a balance between unbelievable chaos and determined order. The pair have crafted the quintessential apocalyptical battle, but in the most creative, Wonder Woman packed way.

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8.9
Wonder Woman (2016) #58

Nov 14, 2018

Wonder Woman (2016-) #58 is step down from the intensity of the Witching Hour. However, what the issue lacks in terms of action, it makes up for in storyline. G. Willow Wilson crafts an intriguing next storyline for Wonder Woman, getting back to basics to right old wrongs.

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8.7
Wonder Woman (2016) #59

Nov 28, 2018

G. Willow Wilson writes a thoughtful issue in Wonder Woman (2016-) #59. Finally, Diana is faced with who she is as a hero and what she truly stands for, questions that have quietly lingered in the background of the series thus far.

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8.7
Wonder Woman (2016) #61

Jan 2, 2019

Wonder Woman (2016-) #61 eases away from the action, building anticipation for the impending final battle. G. Willow Wilson continues to flex her storytelling skills adding an interesting new development to the plot. The conclusion to this story arc is set for a spectacular finish.

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9.7
Wonder Woman (2016) #62

Jan 16, 2019

Wonder Woman (2016-) #62 was a superb finish to an intense story arc. G. Willow Wilson once again flexes her storytelling abilities to create a tense, emotional, and introspective issue, packed with nail-biting action.

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8.5
Wonder Woman (2016) #63

Jan 30, 2019

A bit slower than the last issue, Wonder Woman (2016-) #63is an entertaining side adventure featuring a lovable trio of characters.

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9.2
Wonder Woman (2016) #64

Feb 13, 2019

Wonder Woman (2016-) #64 turns the pressure up on Wonder Woman, who continues to struggle with her place in the world. G. Willow Wilson continues to ask the big questions of Wonder Woman's character and identity. How will our hero fair?

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8.7
Wonder Woman (2016) #65

Feb 27, 2019

G. Willow Wilson keeps Wonder Woman and readers on their toes;Wonder Woman (2016-) #65 is another excellent issue, moving our hero towards paths unknown.

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9.5
Wonder Woman (2016) #66

Mar 13, 2019

Wonder Woman (2016-) #66 is an action-packed, entertaining issue; G. Willow Wilson crafts another fantastic issue, fraught with difficult decisions for our hero.

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8.9
Wonder Woman (2016) #67

Mar 27, 2019

G. Willow Wilson reveals some surprising details in Wonder Woman (2016-) #67. A terrific, though puzzling issue, Wonder Woman (2016-) #67 puts the characters on an intriguing new path. I anticipate a few more twists and turns before Wilson closes out this story arc.

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9.3
Wonder Woman (2016) #70

May 8, 2019

Wonder Woman (2016-) #70 is a must-read. Wilson, Xermanico, and Romulo Fajardo Jr. craft an issue that is intensely rewarding to read; thought provoking while entertaining.

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8.9
Xena: Warrior Princess (2019) #1

Apr 18, 2019

Xena Warrior Princess (2019-) #1 immediately launches into the first adventure. Vita Ayala and Olympia Sweetman compose a tremendous debut issue. Do not miss this new Xena series.

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