Jeffrey Lyles's Comic Reviews

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8.6Avg. Review Rating

6.5
Action Comics (2016) #958

Jun 22, 2016

Most of the issue then is devoted to Superman and Super Lex taking turns taking on Doomsday. Since Doomsday doesn't speak or have much an agenda besides being an alien wrecking ball the battle feels anticlimactic. Patrick Zircher's art remains consistently clean. While he never quite makes this Superman/Doomsday battle feel as gigantic in scope as it should, the action is easy to follow.

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5.0
Action Comics (2016) #959

Jul 13, 2016

The rinse wash repeat cycle with Doomsday keeps Action Comics on the lower tier of DC Rebirth titles. Next issue, a major hero arrives to lend a hand, which could help liven things up a bit. For this title to really warrant must-read status Jurgens needs to focus more on the characters and tone down the action to avoid sending the book on the Path of Doom.

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4.0
Action Comics (2016) #960

Jul 27, 2016

Maybe when Jurgens gets to the point of this storyline it will all make sense. For now though Action Comics remains underwhelming with another dull installment of a story arc that can't end soon enough.

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4.0
Action Comics (2016) #961

Aug 10, 2016

Action Comics #961 is another dull chapter in a very stagnant story that cant end soon enough.

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8.0
Action Comics (2016) #962

Aug 24, 2016

Jurgens resumes Actions most promising angle Superman and Lex Luthor sizing each other up with the hint that it will remain a crucial aspect of the series. With Doomsday defeated its time to see what else Jurgens has in store for Superman. Path of Dooms conclusion was an encouraging step in the right direction.

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7.0
Action Comics (2016) #963

Sep 14, 2016

The success of this storyline will largely depend on Jurgens keeping it tight and not letting it go on needlessly. Superman meet Clark Kent gets off to a decent start. Hopefully it can play out and end just as solidly.

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7.0
Action Comics (2016) #964

Sep 28, 2016

This wasn't the most action packed installment of Action Comics, but it did advance a significant subplot. With the tease of the next big threat to Superman, this cool-down story was definitely appreciated.

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8.0
Action Comics (2016) #965

Oct 12, 2016

After its opening arc, I didn't have high hopes for this title, but Jurgens is getting his mojo back leading to a solid string of quality Superman (and family) stories.

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8.0
Action Comics (2016) #966

Oct 26, 2016

Interestingly, the four issue run where there's been very little action has been far more satisfying. Jurgens does the smaller, more personal stories of Superman and his supporting cast well. Hopefully, this momentum continues when he amps the action back up.

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8.5
Action Comics (2016) #967

Nov 9, 2016

I've thought this comic was really going to hit its stride once Superman was forced to deal and reluctantly partner with Luthor. Jurgens took the scenic route in getting there, but the book is becoming a very enjoyable read over the last few installments. While Path of Doom was a chore to endure, Action Comics has found its sweet spot and the comic has become a worthwhile addition to the Superman titles reading pile.

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7.5
Action Comics (2016) #968

Nov 23, 2016

Action Comics has rebounded nicely after a sluggish start. Jurgens has the book trending upward and hopefully the art will follow.

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7.5
Action Comics (2016) #969

Dec 14, 2016

This isn't the most groundbreaking Superman story ever, but Jurgens is telling it enjoyably enough. Perhaps more importantly, this is going a long way to establishing a working relationship between Superman and his longstanding rival.

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8.0
Action Comics (2016) #970

Dec 28, 2016

Jurgens ends the issue with an interesting cliffhanger. The final panel probably is a fake out, but it's fun to see Jurgens going the unexpected route with the story. Action Comics has recovered from its rocky start and this issue was more proof, the creative team has found the right niche in the Superman universe to tell different and entertaining stories.

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8.5
Action Comics (2016) #971

Jan 11, 2017

I've been very impressed with Action's turnaround. The title has been a welcome surprise the last few months and this arc is holding fast with that trend. I'm looking forward to seeing where Jurgens and Segovia take the next issue while retaining this enjoyable momentum.

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8.0
Action Comics (2016) #972

Jan 25, 2017

The fallout from this issue puts Action in a very interesting place. Jurgens has tossed a lot of balls in the air and no matter which one lands first the title has some fascinating developments in store.

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8.5
Action Comics (2016) #973

Feb 8, 2017

Action Comics has steadily improved and the creative team has gotten this title back on track. If you gave up on it earlier, it's time to give it another chance.

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9.5
Action Comics (2016) #974

Feb 22, 2017

It's an exciting time to be a Superman fan with both titles delivering quality stories each week now. I'm really enjoying where Jurgens is taking the book. He couldn't have picked a better time to step his game up as Superman Reborn will likely bring more readers through the crossover.

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10
Action Comics (2016) #975

Mar 8, 2017

Superman Reborn is unfolding in a wonderfully imaginative way and paying off all the hype and more. This is easily your if you can only buy one comic this week pick.

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9.5
Action Comics (2016) #976

Mar 22, 2017

Superman has been a must read since Rebirth started and Action Comics is starting to warrant that designation as well. With Superman Reborn wrapped, the future for the main Superman books hasn't looked this good in years.

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9.0
Action Comics (2016) #977

Apr 12, 2017

The New World doesn't answer every Superman Reborn question, but there's a definite excitement about what Jurgens has in store. I'm thrilled to see Action Comics evolve into such an enjoyable read now.

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9.5
Action Comics (2016) #978

Apr 26, 2017

Jurgens has really turned Action Comics around. What once was an obligatory read has become one of my most anticipated reads every other week. With the Revenge Squad on the way, there's no chance of that interest fading anytime soon.

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9.5
Action Comics (2016) #979

May 10, 2017

Jurgens isn't content with this already assembled collection of villains and has the Squad seek out another character with a major grudge against Superman. That will tie-in with another title making for a very long two weeks. Action Comics continues to deliver exceptional Superman action and character work. This is an issue definitely worth adding to the pull list this week.

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9.5
Action Comics (2016) #980

May 24, 2017

Action Comics keeps delivering right now and the buildup to the Revenge Squad vs. Superman has been great. The only consolation in waiting two weeks is knowing another awesome issue of Superman arrives next week.

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9.5
Action Comics (2016) #981

Jun 14, 2017

With this issue's cliffhanger, Superman is going to have a real tough time battling any of the Revenge Squad. I can't wait to see what Jurgens does next with a book that's become one of my favorite Rebirth reads.

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9.5
Action Comics (2016) #982

Jun 28, 2017

Action Comics #982 continued the title's recent hot streak and the final page all but ensures that momentum will carry over next issue. Action Comics is quietly starting to become one of the more impressive and entertaining Rebirth books.

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8.5
Action Comics (2016) #983

Jul 12, 2017

The Superman Family/Revenge Squad conflict was fun, but I was thrilled to see Jurgens has another layer to this arc beyond the team showdown. Action continues to be a vastly improved read for Superman fans.

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9.0
Action Comics (2016) #984

Jul 26, 2017

The arcs twist ending opens up some fun possibilities. Jurgens might not have delivered on the epic confrontation he teased, but this works out much better for the future of the title.

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5.0
Action Comics (2016) #985

Aug 9, 2017

There's not a lot to be excited about with this issue from a writing or artistic perspective. Jurgens returns in another issue for The Oz Effect and it might be best for regular readers to just wait for issue #987 as there's little to enjoy here.

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4.0
Action Comics (2016) #986

Aug 23, 2017

The only reason regular readers might want to grab this is the final few pages, which has Mr. Oz confronting Luthor. It's a fun appetizer for the big reveal and Mr. Oz-focused storyline starting next issue. Otherwise this is another lackluster chapter for Action Comics and readers can safely skip.

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8.5
Action Comics (2016) #987

Sep 13, 2017

The Oz Effect gets off to a very strong start. This has been one of the most anticipated stories of the Rebirth era and so far it hasn't disappointed. It'll be fun to see where Jurgens takes the story next issue.

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9.0
Action Comics (2016) #988

Sep 27, 2017

The Oz Effect's first chapter shocked readers last issue and the second continues disrupting and shaking expectations. Jurgens goes with a sensible cliffhanger and I'm very interested to see where he takes the story next.

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8.5
Action Comics (2016) #989

Oct 11, 2017

The mind games are pretty strong in this issue although I'm a little leery Jurgens is repeating a plot thread from the other Superman title. Hopefully he has some different paths in mind to keep this story as fresh and unique as it's been so far.

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9.5
Action Comics (2016) #990

Oct 25, 2017

The Oz Effect keeps building on the past arcs from Action Comics and Superman, which give it an added sense of importance. Its nice to see a solid story behind such a shocking return. I wouldnt bet against Jurgens and Bogdanovic at this point.

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10
Action Comics (2016) #991

Nov 8, 2017

But the big surprise is that Jurgens provides a clear answer to Ozs identity with the biggest lead-in to Doomsday Clock yet. The final two pages are some of the absolute best Superman pages Ive read. Jurgens masterfully sums up Supermans mission statement and revitalizes the never-ending battle in a fresh, contemporary manner. This was a great read and one that sets Action Comics up strong for its next big milestone.

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10
Action Comics (2016) #992

Nov 22, 2017

Action Comics has long earned its must-read status and even with the hype of Doomsday Clock, this issue provided one of the best Superman issues all month. And thats even before the shocking return of a fan-favorite character on the final page.

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8.5
Action Comics (2016) #993

Dec 13, 2017

Booster Shot already shows a lot of potential and with the rare Superman/Booster Gold team-up, Jurgens has a potentially great dynamic to play with in this arc.

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9.0
Action Comics (2016) #994

Dec 27, 2017

Its nice seeing Booster back in a good storyline, which hopefully is the first of many. The twists Jurgens takes so far have led to some unexpectedly touching and surprising moments. I appreciate this arc is further exploring the emotional toll of learning Ozs identity for Superman and its kept Action Comics as essential reading for DC fans.

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9.0
Action Comics (2016) #995

Jan 10, 2018

For Booster and Superman, the ride isnt over yet and Im anticipating what Jurgens and Booth have coming their way next issue. At this point, its safe to count on Jurgens to continue delivering strong arcs on Action Comics and this remains one of the most fun books going in DC today.

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9.5
Action Comics (2016) #996

Jan 24, 2018

I've enjoyed this arc a lot and with Conrad sticking around, Booster Shot is in a very encouraging place as Action Comics roars to its milestone issue.

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9.5
Action Comics (2016) #997

Feb 14, 2018

The final page offers a real shock and will require some legit creativity from Jurgens to address. It'll be fun seeing how he pulls that off.

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10
Action Comics (2016) #998

Feb 28, 2018

Jurgens did right with Boosters exit from the arc, which definitely re-energized my interest in seeing Booster back in the main DCU. This was a strong penultimate chapter of Jurgens run and a good read for Superman fans.

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9.5
Action Comics (2016) #999

Mar 14, 2018

With the big anniversary issue in two more weeks this was a terrific cap to whats been a really strong title before Brian Michael Bendis kicks off his run. This is an easy recommendation for fans of Jurgens work on Action Comics.

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10
Action Comics (2016) #1000

Apr 18, 2018

Beyond being an impressive accomplishment, DC made sure to send Action Comics #1000 up in the best way possible with some of DCs best creators. This was years in the making and it delivered big time.

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10
Action Comics (2016) #1001

Jul 25, 2018

Action Comics kicks off the Bendis era strongly with fantastic character moments, intriguing new developments and a feeling like this is going to be the start of a very special run. Don't miss this one.

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9.5
Action Comics (2016) #1002

Aug 22, 2018

Thanks in part to my apathy towards Rogol Zaar and his ongoing storyline in the main book, Action Comics has quickly become my favorite Superman title these days. Bendis has a great voice for the office politics setting and Superman engaging more with regular people. It's classic Bendis in the best possible way on a Superman title. This issue was another easy winner.

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9.5
Action Comics (2016): Special #1

May 2, 2018

DC keeps delivering strong Superman reads and if youre a fan, this one is highly recommended.

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9.0
Adventures of the Super Sons #1

Aug 1, 2018

These new villains tease what looks to be an unexpected, unpredictable, but always super fun ride with Superboy and Robin.

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9.5
Adventures of the Super Sons #2

Sep 5, 2018

The final page on this issue has me a bit bummed out that it's going to be another month for the next installment. This book has been a lot of fun already and I'm fully expecting some more surprises next issue.

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9.5
All-Star Batman #1

Aug 10, 2016

With Batman out of the shadows of Gotham, colorist Dean White has to utilize more colors than typical for a Batman title. It's brighter and sunnier making for a nice contrast to the regular black and greys we normally get.

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8.5
All-Star Batman #3

Oct 12, 2016

Batman's wild ride remains a lot of fun and just as satisfying as the start of the journey.

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9.0
All-Star Batman #4

Nov 9, 2016

The issue ends with possibly the most over the top scenario for Batman and Duke yet. One thing is for sure. It won't possibly play out like I expect.

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9.7
All-Star Batman #8

Mar 15, 2017

As usual, All-Star Batman delivers an entertaining product. With the tease of Batman finally learning the identity of the architect of his latest problems, I'm all set for next month's issue.

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9.0
All-Star Batman #9

Apr 19, 2017

Jock reunites with Snyder to handle the art for this final chapter. Jock has a signature cinematic style that really plays well with this last act. This isn't the slowly unraveling a mystery sequence, but a race against the clock mission. Jock's layout strongly convey this sense of movement and adrenaline rush. Lee Loughridge's colors always catch the right tone from the sun-drenched opening sequence to the off white tones used for the villain's reveal.

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9.5
All-Star Batman #10

May 10, 2017

The start to new arcs is always exciting and All-Star Batman definitely delivered. This continues to be one of DC's most consistent titles. Taking Batman out of his normal environment has made for some terrific fun and thrills continue on in this issue.

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9.0
All-Star Batman #11

Jun 21, 2017

All-Star Batman continues to deliver thrilling and unexpected Batman action. That unpredictability factors remains one of its greatest assets.

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9.5
All-Star Batman #12

Jul 26, 2017

All-Star Batman delivers another engaging issue fully worth the price tag.

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9.5
All-Star Batman #13

Aug 30, 2017

With this current arc, All-Star Batman is delivering perhaps its best story just in time for next issue's finale. This is definitely setting up for a memorable conclusion.

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9.5
American Way: Those Above and Those Below #1

Jul 12, 2017

I really enjoyed this one. American Way reads like Rising Stars with a big ensemble slowly coming together for a big payoff. I'm hooked after the first issue and ready to see how this story evolves.

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8.5
American Way: Those Above and Those Below #2

Aug 16, 2017

The American Way isn't light reading, but it's supposed to make readers think and it's stirring up some hard to ignore feelings better than most books on the market.

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8.5
Aquaman (2016) #1

Jun 22, 2016

Walker creatively frames the panels making for an immersive viewing experience. His storytelling really works well with an aquatic character as panels flow into one another smoothly. Walker captures the regal air of Aquaman and his subjects subtlety framing the panel to position the Atlanteans looking down or having other characters look up at them.

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8.0
Aquaman (2016) #2

Jul 6, 2016

Aquaman has been a fast starter. With an action-packed opening act, the real challenge will be to see if it can keep this pace up. If so, Aquaman is going to be one of the more exciting of the Rebirth titles.

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8.0
Aquaman (2016) #3

Jul 20, 2016

Aquaman hasnt had an off issue yet. Even with the shift from the action-oriented feel, it remains a reliable DC Rebirth title. At the midway point of The Drowning Circle, the storyline hasnt lost any steam.

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9.0
Aquaman (2016) #6

Sep 7, 2016

With the return of Walker and a big time clash of superhero titans, Aquaman #6 shoots the title right back up to the top tier of the DC Rebirth titles.

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8.5
Aquaman (2016) #7

Sep 21, 2016

Scott Eaton is back on the title's artist carousel. Eaton is a dependable, solid artist and the quality doesn't suffer when it's his turn to carry the load. Eaton's art isn't as lively or dynamic as Brad Walker, but it's more than adequate. Particularly in low-level action issues like this installment.Aquaman has been a character in need of a focused, streamlined approach. Peter David and Geoff Johns offered that during their runs and Abnett is quickly establishing his take as one worth following. Aquaman has rarely been better and it continues to deliver each month

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9.0
Aquaman (2016) #8

Oct 5, 2016

The thought of Aquaman battling an unbeatable force initially sounded uninspired, but I'm very excited about the direction Abnett will take this storyline. Aquaman has clawed and scratched and at this point, it warrants inclusion among DC Rebirth's best titles.

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8.0
Aquaman (2016) #9

Oct 19, 2016

If Aquaman continues to have the three rotating artists, Abnett should probably craft the stories to play to his various artists' strengths. The fallout from this issue's cliffhanger should be interesting and I'm looking forward to seeing where Abnett takes Aquaman next.

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8.5
Aquaman (2016) #10

Nov 1, 2016

Walker's pencils give this a big blockbuster dynamic, but it's the smaller aspects like the detail in the character eyes and Mera's outfit scale pattern that really make his work stand out. Gabe Eltaeb's color work is some of the best in comics giving the book a vibrant feel. With this particular creative team, Aquaman is easily a top tier DC title. With the action poised to heat up, hopefully the band stays together for a string of consecutive issues.

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7.5
Aquaman (2016) #11

Nov 16, 2016

The Deluge prelude shows promise, but hopefully Abnett has more in store for this arc than a rehash of a popular Justice League story.

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9.0
Aquaman (2016) #12

Dec 7, 2016

Phillip Briones is on deck for the art. Barring a few soft panels with character faces, Briones is up to the task and there's some nice expansive pages providing great scope to this pending war. The Deluge just got started, but I'm already swept up into what's looking like a great new arc.

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8.5
Aquaman (2016) #13

Dec 21, 2016

The Deluge has proven to be a very strong arc for Aquaman. With Black Manta yet to directly strike against Aquaman, the best is clearly yet to come, but the journey has so far been well worth the ride.

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9.0
Aquaman (2016) #14

Jan 4, 2017

The Deluge has been a very enjoyable read and this third chapter was the best yet. Abnett is taking Aquaman to very intriguing heights with strong indication it's only going to get better.

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9.4
Aquaman (2016) #15

Jan 18, 2017

All around this was a tremendous cap to what has been a very entertaining saga. Abnett again proves his mastery of what makes Aquaman such a unique and necessary character in the DC Universe.

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9.3
Aquaman (2016) #16

Feb 1, 2017

Hopefully, Walker will stick around for consecutive issues through the Warhead arc as he takes the title to the next wave. So far so good.

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8.0
Aquaman (2016) #17

Feb 15, 2017

After the war with Black Manta and N.E.M.O., Warhead lacks that same threat level, but Aquaman's Rogue Gallery definitely needs some beefing up. Abnett continues to make Aquaman an enjoyable and worthwhile read.

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8.0
Aquaman (2016) #18

Mar 1, 2017

Abnett throws in a new monkey wrench in the final page with the return of an unexpected foe with news of a larger threat. DC's best political superhero comic keeps finding intriguing scenarios for its lead making for an always engaging read.

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9.0
Aquaman (2016) #19

Mar 15, 2017

Taking Aquaman down the horror/thriller route is unexpected, but as usual, the title keeps delivering quality issues every other week. I'm looking forward to seeing where Abnett takes this storyline next.

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9.0
Aquaman (2016) #20

Apr 5, 2017

This has been a really fun and different arc than a normal Aquaman story. I like what Abnett's doing and appreciate the horror elements he's added to make this arc feel so fresh.

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9.5
Aquaman (2016) #21

Apr 19, 2017

Scott Eaton returns as the artist. Eaton's work is improving as he's able to better emote his characters and get more natural reactions out of them. The action sequences looked great and Eaton established some really nice perspectives. Gabe Eltaeb crafts some stunning backdrops

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9.0
Aquaman (2016) #22

May 3, 2017

Abnett already has Aquaman's next opponent on deck to ensure the thrills and fun don't let up.

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8.5
Aquaman (2016) #23

May 17, 2017

Aquaman is the only DC comic that can make political jockeying interesting. I'm very curious where Abnett takes the story next.

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9.5
Aquaman (2016) #24

Nov 30, -0001

Since we're in the age of comic book movies, I'm always keeping an eye out for storylines that would translate well to a feature film. Crown of Thorns definitely has the makings for an epic movie or mid-chapter in an Aquaman trilogy. Until then, we'll just have to settle for it being one of the best arcs in the Aquaman Rebirth era.

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10
Aquaman (2016) #25

Jun 21, 2017

I've been a huge fan of this run since it started. It's been strong nearly every issue, but now it's starting to read like Abnett is shaking up expectations in an organic way. This is as clean a jump-on point as readers could ask for and at this high a quality, it's definitely time to find space on the Aquaman bandwagon.

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10
Aquaman (2016) #26

Jul 19, 2017

At this point with Abnett and Sejic, Aquaman is required DC Rebirth reading as it's delivering everything fans could ask for and more.

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10
Aquaman (2016) #27

Aug 16, 2017

Aquaman truly has never been better with this perfect mix of superhero action, mystery, political machinations and outstanding character work. Miss this one at your peril as Aquaman #27 is another great installment.

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10
Aquaman (2016) #28

Sep 20, 2017

If your money is low this week, theres a lot of good options vying for your dollars, but Aquaman at this point is clearly worth the investment.

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10
Aquaman (2016) #29

Oct 18, 2017

Ive been a fan of Aquaman for decades and I cant think of another time Ive enjoyed his adventures this much. With this creative team at the helm, this is a must-get, cant miss whenever a new issue arrives. Its worth the wait.

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9.5
Aquaman (2016) #31

Dec 20, 2017

This is the first installment of The Crown Comes Down, but Aquaman remains a consistently great read since this new status quo.

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9.5
Aquaman (2016) #32

Jan 17, 2018

Aquaman has slowed down to more of a monthly release schedule, but at this high quality its hard to complain about the results.

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9.5
Aquaman (2016) #33

Feb 21, 2018

I remain a huge fan of this title and with a few of the DC creative teams shifting out to other books, I really hope Abnett and Federici stay in place for many more months to come.

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8.5
Aquaman (2016) #34

Mar 21, 2018

With Rath taking an even more desperate gamble, things definitely seemed poised to heat up. Aquaman remains a really compelling read right now and with the Mera limited series there's no better time to get onto this sector of the DC Universe.

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8.0
Aquaman (2016) #35

Apr 18, 2018

Although the art isnt quite up to the usual standards, Aquaman continues to deliver on this legit epic storyline that is the signature period of Abnetts run.

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9.5
Aquaman (2016) #36

May 16, 2018

The only downside is the book tends to come out on a slower release schedule as a result. For this payoff, it's worth it even if it leads to a longer wait than I'd like for one of my favorite DC titles.

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8.5
Aquaman (2016) #37

Jun 20, 2018

This arc isn't over yet as Aquaman isn't going to have an easy win here. That's going to make the eventual victory even sweeter. Hopefully we won't have to wait months for the next installment.

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9.5
Aquaman (2016) #38

Jul 25, 2018

Ultimately, this arc delivered on what Abnett promised when he started this arc over a year ago. With the finale in hand, now is a great time for readers to fully take it all in the way it was meant to be consumed and marvel at one of Aquaman's most elaborate and well conceived arcs in years.

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8.5
Aquaman (2016) #39

Aug 15, 2018

Were halfway through this small-scale crossover thats been better than I imagined. Abnett and Bennett hold court strongly as they serve it back to Suicide Squad for the next installment.

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9.5
Aquaman (2016) #40

Sep 19, 2018

I really enjoyed this crossover more than I imagined when it was first announced. It wasn't too complex and stayed true to all the characters.

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7.5
Aquaman (2016) Annual #1

Nov 29, 2017

Ultimately, while the art is rough, this is a worthwhile pickup for Aquaman fans.

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10
Atomahawk #0

Oct 11, 2017

Cyberzerker is a compelling, sometimes hilarious anti-hero and his devotion to the blade is unwavering even after he discovers its dark origin and connection to an evil god. I imagined this as a perfect show for the Adult Swim lineup and I anticipate following Cyberzerker wherever he goes. Recommended for fans of Adult Swim and fantasy.

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10
Avengers (2018) #1

May 15, 2018

Aaron also builds on the mystery of the original Avengers team as they confront the same threat that returns to face the current Avengers. Marvel's latest tweaking to its universe might warrant a wait and see approach, but Avengers #1 assures this title is definitely one worth grabbing right away.

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7.0
Bankshot #2

Jul 27, 2017

This might not have been the strongest story roll out, but Im intrigued enough to see where Bank Shot is headed.

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9.0
Batgirl (2016) #1

Jul 27, 2016

The art by Rafael Albuquerque compliments Batgirl well. It's still playful and isn't overly dark and serious. Under this new creative team, Batgirl is getting her road trip off to a great start. May as well pack a bag and join her on the journey.

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9.0
Batgirl (2016) #2

Aug 24, 2016

Beyond Burnside is the best Batgirl has been since Gail Simone kick-started her return to action in the New 52. Free of being bogged down by current events in Gotham and making sense of Batgirls somewhat convoluted continuity, Batgirl is one of Rebirths most new reader friendly titles. At this rate its not a stretch to see Batgirl well on its way to being DCs premier female headlining title.

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8.5
Batgirl (2016) #14

Aug 23, 2017

This first installment of Summer of Lies was definitely an encouraging start for this Nightwing team-up and is a nice reminder of what non-Batgirl reads have been missing.

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7.5
Batgirl (2016) Annual #1

Mar 29, 2017

Neither of the stories are essential reading " threads from the first story will be continued in Supergirl #9 " but this was a good use of the annual setup to deliver two fun Batgirl tales.

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10
Batgirl (2016) Annual #2

Aug 29, 2018

This was a classic annual in the sense that it told a very entertaining self-contained story that served as a tremendous hook for readers to check out the ongoing title.

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4.0
Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #2

Sep 14, 2016

There hasn't been enough encouraging signs that this title will improve with this current creative team. DC has so many titles knocking it out the park that even grading on the curve, Batgirl and the Birds of Prey still comes up lacking. This may be a title worth revisiting down the road once the Bensons get more comfortable with the characters, but for now it's probably worth skipping.

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4.0
Batgirl and the Birds of Prey: Rebirth #1

Jul 20, 2016

After a string of books meeting expectations and genuine surprises, Birds of Prey's relaunch was somewhat disappointing. The title may be a slow starter, but for those hoping for a return to former glory this wasn't the relaunch they were waiting on.

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10
Batman '66 Meets The Legion Of Super-Heroes #1

Jul 19, 2017

This was a very fun crossover and for fans of either Batman 66 or the Legion, it's the kind of blast that's truly timeless.

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6.0
Batman (2016) #2

Jul 6, 2016

King sets up several mysteries for Batman to solve. Theres Gotham and Gotham Girls origin, the tease of monsters coming to Gotham and the reveal of an old foe that might be behind all of it. This was the weakest of Kings three Batman issues thus far, but theres enough here to suggest this was a rare misfire.

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10
Batman (2016) #3

Jul 20, 2016

The final page certainly sets up an intriguing next issue. With King and Finch clicking so strongly on this collaboration, Batman continues to be a cant miss title.

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10
Batman (2016) #4

Aug 3, 2016

I am Gotham has been one of the strongest initial story arcs in the entire DC Rebirth line. With this issue's cliffhanger, two weeks seems like a long wait for what's been a classic story so far.

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8.0
Batman (2016) #5

Aug 17, 2016

The issue ends as if to suggest the end of the I Am Gotham storyline yet the perpetrators are still on the loose. It'll be interesting to see how King resolves the story. With some major developments and a tragic conclusion, I Am Gotham part 5 ended strongly. Hopefully King and Finch can keep the momentum rolling with the next story arc.

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9.0
Batman (2016) #6

Sep 7, 2016

Next issue marks the Batman chapter of the Night of the Monster Men crossover. The following issue looks to be especially promising considering Batman's conversation with Amanda Waller and the tease of a Suicide Squad encounter.

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6.0
Batman (2016) #7

Sep 21, 2016

Riley Rossmo's pencils are creatively laid out and the character expressions are well done. Given the quality of the Batman titles, this was a bit of a letdown. Worst case scenario, Night of the Monster Men will prove a decent enough distraction to allow the regular creative team to get a breather and get ahead before their return.

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8.5
Batman (2016) #8

Oct 5, 2016

This was an encouraging issue. Initially this arc read like a time filler to let the creative teams catch their breaths. Now it's starting to live up to its potential of the Bat family fighting Godzilla, King Kong and Morhra the same night.

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9.5
Batman (2016) #9

Oct 19, 2016

Even though it was largely just a set-up issue, Batman #9 is an engaging opening act. If the rest of the arc is this good, King just might top his outstanding debut act. Good thing there's only two more weeks until the next installment.

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7.0
Batman (2016) #10

Nov 1, 2016

As always, King tries to deliver a different kind of Batman story. That's commendable, but in this case, sticking with expectations might have been the better play.

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9.0
Batman (2016) #11

Nov 16, 2016

I Am Suicide delivers another killer installment that's made for a excellent followup to I Am Gotham. King is doing big things with this title and this issue proves he's got plenty of surprises left.

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7.0
Batman (2016) #12

Dec 7, 2016

The big question is if the terrific art can carry the issue. This installment is one that barely progresses the story, but Janin's art at least makes this treading in water issue worth a look.

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9.2
Batman (2016) #13

Dec 21, 2016

Overall, I Am Suicide was an inconsistent story arc. There were some great moments and a number of unnecessary story decisions, but when it clicked like this issue, it was a very enjoyable storyline. And best of all it sets up a number of future stories I'm looking forward to seeing where King takes Batman.

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8.0
Batman (2016) #14

Jan 4, 2017

Even if this is just a minor detour en route to a more complex storyline, Rooftops is a decent shorter Batman arc. King has set the bar high for his run so while this is solid, it's not one of the essential issues of the Rebirth Batman era.

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8.8
Batman (2016) #15

Jan 18, 2017

I wasn't sure how King was going to wrap this arc up, but Rooftops was effective and efficient storytelling. For fans of the hero/anti-hero romance, this will be required reading and for Batman fans, it's a pretty great read.

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9.7
Batman (2016) #16

Feb 1, 2017

I Am Bane was off to a great start even before that creepy finale page. King and Finch are reunited and Batman is all set for another epic story arc.

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10
Batman (2016) #17

Feb 15, 2017

Batman has consistently vied for best Rebirth title honors. With this storyline constantly delivering, this is the one DC book you have to read this week if you can only grab one.

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6.5
Batman (2016) #19

Mar 15, 2017

Batman's faulty logic and that feeling like this won't play a major role in the overall story make this a tough sell. The artwork and Rogue cameos balance it out for the most part, but this chapter of I Am Bane was overall disappointing.

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8.5
Batman (2016) #20

Apr 5, 2017

I Am Bane restores the tarnished luster to the man that broke the Bat. Bane is cast once again as arguably the most formidable physical threat of all of Batman's Rogues. Hopefully with the start of The Button crossover next issue, King puts more of a spotlight on Batman's brains than his brawn.

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10
Batman (2016) #21

Apr 19, 2017

This issue has been one of the Rebirth era's most anticipated releases since it was announced and it fully lived up to the hype. Don't leave out the comic book store without grabbing this one.

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10
Batman (2016) #22

May 3, 2017

The Button concludes in The Flash #22. It's unlikely every question is going to be answered at this point, but so far it's been nothing short of captivating. Fittingly, the end of the issue comes by far too fast. While it'd be nice to get some insight on some aspect of the mystery, The Button has been a lot of fun just for the throwback multiverse feel.

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10
Batman (2016) #23

May 17, 2017

King may not hit a home run every issue on his run, but when he does they are spectacular grand slam at the bottom of the ninth style hits. This is another one that's going to be considered one of the definitive issues of his run.

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10
Batman (2016) #24

Jun 7, 2017

This is definitely going to be one of the biggest issues of the year especially since it's the prelude to the return of The Riddler and The Joker.

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10
Batman (2016) #25

Jun 21, 2017

Batman is largely absent from the issue, but his absence helps tell the story and explain why Joker and Riddler go to war. It actually works better in the context of Batman reflecting on one of his most significant regrets in keeping Gotham safe. The setup is exciting and it should be fun seeing how this Batman Rogues Civil War plays out.

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10
Batman (2016) #26

Jul 5, 2017

Maybe the most interesting aspect of the story so far is how powerless Batman truly is in stopping this war. Despite the accolades, the detective acumen and his superhero allies, Batman is just a man trying to stop madmen from making his city a war zone. Can he stop it is the main question, but it sure has become a fascinating read watching these villains bring hell to Gotham.

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10
Batman (2016) #27

Jul 19, 2017

Continuing the theme of the arc, Batman has a limited role this issue. Im enjoying how King is making Batman a supporting character to tell more of a villain focused arc. Besides, when Kite-Man gets the spotlight, even Batman can take a back seat.

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8.5
Batman (2016) #28

Aug 2, 2017

This issue wasn't as revelatory as issue #27 as Catwoman's role felt forced and took away from the main players. King shows his skill in the ironies of superhero stories once Batman catches up to Deathstroke and Deadshot making for a clever ending. These mini battles give the war a welcome layer of depth. Hopefully next issue King will revert the spotlight to The Joker and The Riddler.

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9.5
Batman (2016) #29

Aug 16, 2017

This probably wasn't the direction a lot of readers expected for the War. That's part of what makes this such a fun and unpredictable read. King and Janin are whipping up one of the more memorable storylines of the Rebirth era Batman. And with this issue's cliffhanger, the payoff is shaping up to be a doozy.

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9.5
Batman (2016) #30

Sep 5, 2017

While this issue doesn't provide full insight on Batman's plans and the uneasy alliance with Riddler, it is another can't miss chapter in the War of Jokes and Riddles.

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10
Batman (2016) #31

Sep 20, 2017

Barring another Kite-Man interlude (yes please), next issue looks to wrap up whats been one of Kings best Batman arcs yet. This was a thrilling last warm-up for what should be a memorable finale.

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10
Batman (2016) #32

Oct 4, 2017

Metal might be getting a lot of attention, but this has been a modern classic Batman tale worthy of every accolade.

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9.5
Batman (2016) #33

Oct 18, 2017

King doesnt fail to deliver on the big reveal and the purpose of this secret mission. In case readers thought Batman was going to slow down after the War of Jokes and Riddles, Rules of Engagements first chapter proves the fun definitely isnt over yet. And this fantastic run still has plenty of exciting twists and turns to go.

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10
Batman (2016) #34

Nov 1, 2017

King slowly unfolds the reveals with this arc and the reason for Batman and Catwomans road trip makes sense. Now it will be up to see how King pays it off. At this rate theres no reason to think he wont disappoint.

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9.5
Batman (2016) #35

Nov 15, 2017

Batman #35 might be a case of style over substance, but when it looks this good and the payoff so rewarding it's hard to complain.

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10
Batman (2016) #36

Dec 6, 2017

Occasionally, DC will put trades of random stories together. For the next Batman/Superman collection, this undoubtedly has to be included. This is my new favorite Batman and Superman story and I'm betting I won't be the only one.

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10
Batman (2016) #37

Dec 20, 2017

The only bad thing? That the issue inevitably had to end. But hopefully King and Mann are already plotting their next collaboration to focus on Bruces bachelor party.

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10
Batman (2016) #38

Jan 3, 2018

Its crazy to say this considering the consistent quality of the title, but Batman is on an absolutely cant miss roll. King is delivering some of the best work in comics right now by devoting just as much time to the man behind the cowl as the crime fighting vigilante protecting Gotham.

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7.0
Batman (2016) #39

Jan 17, 2018

The story is way too familiar here, but Id recommend checking out this issue for the incredible artwork. Hopefully, King can find a different approach next issue to end the Superfriends arc on a high note.

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8.5
Batman (2016) #40

Feb 7, 2018

King spares Batman from a two-issue slump and with Jones and Bellaire's great art, this is more of the Batman title we've come to expect and love.

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9.5
Batman (2016) #41

Feb 21, 2018

Everyone Loves Ivy is going to be another fun arc and this is a solid jumping on point for anyone who for some reason isn't already reading this book.

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8.5
Batman (2016) #42

Mar 7, 2018

Everyone Loves Ivy is shaping up to be another fun arc for Batman. The beauty of King's run is how versatile it's been and I love that he keeps finding new, uncomfortable arenas to place The Dark Knight.

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9.0
Batman (2016) #43

Mar 21, 2018

With this last arc out the way, there's nothing else to delay what might be the biggest event of 2018 in the Batman books – Batman and Catwoman's wedding.

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9.5
Batman (2016) #44

Apr 4, 2018

These lead-ins to the wedding look to be very special fan service stories. King gets the ball rolling nicely with this clever and fun story that stays true to his starring couple.

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4.0
Batman (2016) #45

Apr 18, 2018

As a big fan of Kings run on Batman, The Gift was incredibly disappointing thanks to the terrible characterization of its featured guest star. Maybe issue 46 can turn things around, but Im not at all optimistic.

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4.0
Batman (2016) #46

May 2, 2018

King has some decent concepts here, but he sacrifices all of the great work done over the last decade in making Booster a better character. This would be similar to having Batman smiling and making bad puns in a guest appearance in Superman. Batman fans with no attachment to Booster might appreciate this, but theres no justice in this portrayal of a B-list hero who deserves a lot better.

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5.0
Batman (2016) #47

May 16, 2018

At least Tony Daniel's art is up to the challenge. I really wish Daniel was able to illustrate a better story as his work is the only reason I'd recommend The Gift. The arc ends on a flat note with more questions that apparently won't get answered. Easily the best aspect of this story line is that it's over. Hopefully King gets back on track next issue, which has the promising teaser of The Wedding and The Joker.

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9.5
Batman (2016) #48

Jun 6, 2018

The Best Man gets off to a quick and unexpected start with Batman immediately confronting Joker and a shocking cliffhanger as the countdown to the wedding continues…provided the groom survives.

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9.0
Batman (2016) #49

Jun 20, 2018

Joker's perspective here is interesting and further shows the complexities of a madman. This is the last issue before the presumed disastrous Batman and Catwoman attempt to get married. We'll see how that turns out, but this was an enjoyable warm-up.

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8.0
Batman (2016) #50

Jul 4, 2018

It's the final page that left me most excited about this wedding arc conclusion. King sets things up in a manner that warrants another look at his entire run for clues. I bet there's been several breadcrumbs he's left along the way, which would make his run even more impressive in retrospect. Without that final page I doubt this wedding arc would have been nearly as effective, but the future of Batman looks very bright going forward.

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9.5
Batman (2016) #51

Jul 18, 2018

This issue features some really strong character work and is undeniably some of King's best dialogue so far. As much fun as the action sequences are, King really strives when he gets inside Batman's head. This looks to be another of those highly satisfying mind trips. This is the kind of tightly focused story King needed after the emotional gut punch from last issue.

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10
Batman (2016) #52

Aug 1, 2018

Lee Weeks was such a great choice for this arc. Weeks' has a very dramatic storytelling style that works for extended conversational moments with the occasional action page. The star of the issue though was Elizabeth Breitweiser, who did some incredible work here particularly in the Mr. Freeze vs. Batman sequences. Breitweiser crafted a very unique way of showcasing Freeze's power. This arc is exactly the kind of story King's run needed at this point. It's character focused and is a very smart dissection of the man under the cowl as Bruce starts to assess reasons why his relationship with Catwoman ultimately failed.

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10
Batman (2016) #53

Aug 15, 2018

I've really enjoyed this arc and the final page of this issue should have classic Batman fans psyched. After this arc and Bruce's new mission statement, Batman might be better than ever in the Rebirth era.

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10
Batman (2016) #54

Sep 5, 2018

Batman #54 is a standalone issue, but it's another one that taps into King's character-based focus strengths. Batman has been pretty much untouchable since the wedding and continues to be one of DC's must-read titles each release week.

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9.5
Batman (2016) #55

Sep 19, 2018

Batman has gone through some very emotional moments and King isn't done putting him through the ringer yet in another stunning and gut punch issue that's only impacted by some unavoidable spoilers.

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8.0
Batman (2016) Annual #1

Nov 30, 2016

Batman Annual #1 starts off great with its opening three stories, trails off some with the fourth and rebounds with the fifth. Not a bad ratio for a Christmas theme annual. Batman fans should find at least three stories that will make this worth the read.

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10
Batman (2016) Annual #2

Nov 29, 2017

By the end of the issue, were treated to one of the more emotional and beautifully told Batman stories in years. This is not your typical annual and despite the sea of Batman books out currently, is definitely not one to miss.

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9.5
Batman and the Signal #1

Jan 3, 2018

Im already not satisfied at the prospect of just two more issues for this initial run. It forces Patrick to set up an easily resolved quickie conflict instead of establishing an elaborate foundation. Hopefully, theres enough interest to light the way for an ongoing title very soon. This book and character deserve it.

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9.0
Batman and the Signal #2

Feb 21, 2018

Two issues down and one to go, Batman and The Signal keeps lighting the path to a successful Batman spin-off. Time to get ready for the mini-series finale.

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8.0
Batman and the Signal #3

Apr 25, 2018

I'm pulling for more of The Signal on his own and a further exploration of his unique realm. Three issues was too small of an appetizer, but the potential for a new, sustainable Batman spin-off is definitely there.

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7.0
Batman Beyond: Rebirth #1

Sep 28, 2016

As a kickoff to the next Batman Beyond era, this left me cautiously optimistic. Hopefully with a fresh start, Jurgens can restore the book back to prominence and justify his return to the title.

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9.5
Batman/The Shadow #1

Apr 26, 2017

This was a crossover that sounded cool and then surpassed my expectations. The only annoying thing here? Having to wait almost a full month for the next chapter. This is a really enjoyable read that should please both Batman and The Shadow fans.

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10
Batman/The Shadow #2

May 24, 2017

Although the heroes faced one villain early on the real threat is revealed on the final page. Given how great this title has been already adding this character to the mix ensures we haven't seen nuthin yet.

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9.5
Batman/The Shadow #3

Jun 28, 2017

Interestingly, Snyder and Orlando are making this more than the basic casual crossover with implications that The Shadow has been in Batman's life for years. I'm curious to see how this will play out.

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10
Batman: Lost #1

Nov 8, 2017

Lost is an atypical tie-in as you dont have to read it to follow the Metal story, but it adds a level of suspense and drama that its almost a disservice to the experience to skip it.

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

Jun 13, 2018

I really enjoyed this tale as well as the greatest sense that the events in this prelude special actually do matter. There's a nice tease to the final installment as well as the next chapter pitting Red Hood vs Anarky.

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8.5
Batman: Prelude to the Wedding: Harley Quinn vs. Joker #1

Jun 27, 2018

Prelude to the Wedding wasn't a must-read arc, but it was entertaining and rewarding for Bat-family fans who wanted a glimpse of the lead in to the big event. Harley vs. The Joker was one of the better installments and easily one worth searching out even if you've missed the other chapters.

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8.0
Batman: Prelude to the Wedding: Red Hood vs. Anarky #1

Jun 20, 2018

The order of this story seems a bit out of wack as this chapter would have made a lot more sense as the second installment. Events in this story occur before Batmans bachelor party with Superman and Nightwing and show Selenas bachelorette party. Its not a deal breaker, but the kind of thing that probably should have been caught by the editor. Maybe the inevitable trade will assemble the story in chronological order?

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9.5
Batman: Prelude to the Wedding: Robin vs. Ra's Al Ghul #1

May 30, 2018

In all honesty, I was worried these various build-ups to the wedding were going to be some cheap cash-in on a major Batman event. If they stay at this quality I'll happily and excitedly await the next few chapters and embrace these various confrontations.

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8.0
Batman: Prelude to the Wedding: Nightwing vs. Hush #1

Jun 6, 2018

While the bulk of the issue is just kinda there, Seeley's focused character work on Nightwing, Batman and Superman makes this worth getting for Batman and Superman fans.

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8.5
Batman: Sins of the Father #1

Feb 21, 2018

This is not the standard Batman title and even if you haven't played the game, which I highly recommend picking up, this is worth checking out if you want a fun twist on the norm.

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9.0
Batman: Sins of the Father #2

Mar 21, 2018

The issue ends on an oddly flat note, but there was more than enough action earlier to make up for the low-key cliffhanger. For fans of the game this new development will have a greater significance than regular Batman fans who won't get the big deal. Sins of the Father is delivering on its promise to expand the Batman Telltale Series universe in a thoughtful and entertaining fashion.

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9.5
Batman: Sins of the Father #3

Apr 18, 2018

Sins of the Father has established itself as a high quality alternate take on Batmans universe. This is a mini-series, but I really wouldnt be upset if this creative team kept playing in this sandbox.

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9.0
Batman: Sins of the Father #4

May 16, 2018

Sins of the Father is expanding its source material nicely to the point its making a legitimate claim to validate turning this six issue series into an ongoing book.

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10
Batman: The Dawnbreaker #1

Oct 4, 2017

These Batman Metal tie-ins arent required reading to get the full Metal story, but theyre so good youre going to want to read them anyway. Batman: The Dawn Breaker is another solid story with exceptional art making for any easy purchase.

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10
Batman: The Devastator #1

Nov 1, 2017

Theres tie-in issues and then theres that rare tie-in issue that does something really special with an amazing concept. Batman: Devastator is one of those. Make sure to get this one.

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7.0
Batman: The Drowned #1

Oct 18, 2017

While this isnt quite at the level of other one-offs, this is a solid evil Batman with Justice League powers story that further fleshes out the overall Dark Nights Metal story. — Jeffrey Lyles

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7.0
Batman: The Merciless #1

Oct 25, 2017

This was a decent issue, but there wasnt anything here that was so amazing or interesting to warrant picking up beyond the most devoted Metal and Nightmare Batman fans.

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9.5
Batman: The Murder Machine #1

Sep 27, 2017

Tieri and Tynion IV tease that Cyborg is going to play a vital role in Metal, which is welcome. He hasn't gotten many moments in the spotlight. With more stories like this, Cyborg truly could become the A-list player DC execs have envisioned all along.

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9.5
Batman: The Red Death #1

Sep 20, 2017

So far, Metal has delivered big time and this makes for another exciting Metal tie-in. This has been some of the best DC reads since Rebirth started. Dont miss out on this one.

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8.0
Batman: White Knight #1

Oct 4, 2017

I am interested in this series simply because as an adult I have seen many flaws in the character Batman. Some of which are addressed in this issue but his lack of killing violent enemies, (like The Joker), seem to create more trouble for Gotham City rather than true elimination. This series should definitely be appealing to fans of Batman and more specifically fans of the Batman video game trilogy. — Pierre Brown

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10
Batman: White Knight #2

Nov 1, 2017

Sean Murphy and Matt Hollingsworths tale of the war outside of and within the mind of the criminal known as The Joker is not one to be missed.

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10
Batman: Who Laughs #1

Nov 15, 2017

Riley Rossmo was an inspired choice to draw this installment. Rossmos art is so lively and unique that it instantly stands out from some of the other one-shots. Rossmo might not be the most detailed and anatomically correct, but his art resembles a dark version of the classic Batman The Animated Series look. The Batman Who Laughs is breaking down his origin to a bound and concealed character. Tynion doesnt offer any clues, but its sure to get paid off in Metal #4. This is a definite must-get for fans of these alternate Batmen as it definitely saves one of the best for last.

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9.0
Batwoman (2017) #1

Mar 15, 2017

Batwoman has been a strong featured player in Detective Comics. Without the rest of Team Batman around her, she proves just as engaging. There's a ton of potential here and Tynion and Bennett seem poised to realize all of it.

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6.5
Batwoman: Rebirth #1

Feb 15, 2017

Batwoman has been a very compelling character in Detective Comics, but little of that carries over to her solo debut. Hopefully the regular series delivers more engaging adventures with Gotham's latest hero.

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8.0
Black Lightning: Cold Dead Hands #1

Nov 1, 2017

Thats this book as a whole. Its not the best book Ive read all year, but it immediately felt like one Ive happily picked up and enjoyed throughout 2017. Hopefully this will find an audience as Black Lightning has long deserved a proper spotlight.

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9.0
Black Lightning: Cold Dead Hands #2

Dec 6, 2017

I'm also engaged with Black Lightning's supporting cast, which gets a new addition in his trainer Amberjack. Isabella isn't stupid and is smartly laying seeds that will require further examination. I like the fabric of this book as it's so easy to get invested in the characters. DC really has something special with this title. It's proving to be a late 2017 special that hopefully stays lit through 2018.

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9.0
Black Lightning: Cold Dead Hands #3

Jan 3, 2018

I really appreciate Isabella being able to so successfully blend comic book spectacle with real world issues so seamlessly. We're at the halfway point now with Cold Dead Hands and this book is demanding a second chapter or news of an ongoing series.

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8.5
Black Lightning: Cold Dead Hands #4

Feb 7, 2018

Black Lighting remains one of the recent pleasant surprises for DC. With the strength and popularity of the TV series and overall quality of this title, keeping it going seems like the smart play for DC.

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9.0
Black Lightning: Cold Dead Hands #5

Mar 7, 2018

Nothing happened this issue to suggest an ongoing series with this creative team would be a bad idea. Hopefully this spotlight on Black Lightning has won over enough fans for DC to keep these adventures rolling.

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9.0
Black Lightning: Cold Dead Hands #6

Apr 4, 2018

Bryan Hill will be featuring Black Lightning on his Detective Comics run. While Im excited about that I also hope this mini-series sparked enough interest at DC for an ongoing solo series.

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9.0
Black Panther (2018) #1

Jun 3, 2018

Black Panther #1 takes T'Challa on a fantastic galactic voyage and this is already shaping up to be one of Marvel's most promising titles of 2018.

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6.0
Blood Stain #3

Oct 4, 2017

This series is the kind of read you want when you need a break from the action and horror genres. Ellys imagination runs wild when shes nervous and often times imagines Dr. Stein as a dragon and herself as a magical warrior. However, I wanted to see more out theses three volumes because theres not much information on what exactly he does in the lab much less why theres blood on his lab coat either. This is still a decent read though and perhaps the first three volumes merely set the tone for whats to come. Ill definitely stick around to see how this story ends.

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4.0
Blue Beetle (2016) #1

Sep 28, 2016

Scott Kollins artwork is solid. He's a great fit for this book up for either the extensive talking scenes or Beetle in action moments. This is a title that might actually work better for new fans unfamiliar with the characters who will approach it without preconceived notions. Blue Beetle is a book where Giffen is still finding his way.

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8.5
Cannibal #7

Jul 26, 2017

This is my first sample of Cannibal, but Im ready for the next round. This is some tasty reading.

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9.0
Cannibal #8

Oct 4, 2017

Cannibal definitely keeps things interesting, making sure the interpersonal relationships between characters are at the forefront of this issue. The ending of this issue sets the stage for horrible events to come by the hands of Cash.

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9.5
Catwoman (2018) #1

Jul 4, 2018

Catwoman gets off to a strong start in Jones hands. While this solo series seems long overdue its in the right creative hands making it truly worth the wait.

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9.5
Catwoman (2018) #3

Sep 12, 2018

Catwoman #3 is another strong offering that continues to show the versatility and entertaining nature of Catwoman in her own title beyond cameo duty in Batman.

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8.0
Conan: The Slayer #11

Jul 27, 2017

The Devil in Iron ended strongly and Im looking forward to seeing what Bunn has in store for Conan next. Provided it stays at this quality, this will remain a terrific take on Conan.

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9.5
Crosswind #2

Jul 26, 2017

For fans of Simones work at DC and those just looking for something extraordinarily different, Crosswind is a dazzling must-read.

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10
Crosswind #3

Aug 31, 2017

I love this book and if you're not reading it yet, you're really missing out on one of the best reads in all of comics.

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9.5
Crosswind #4

Sep 28, 2017

But if Cason gets killed, will Juniper or Cason die? That should prove an interesting question if Simone decides to pursue it. For now, I'm happy to enjoy every issue as I know it's going to provide some genuine laughs and surprisingly heartfelt moments.I'll keep saying this until everyone checks this out, but Crosswind is a blast and a thoroughly enjoyable comic worth your attention. –Jeffrey

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8.0
Crosswind #5

Nov 1, 2017

Cat Staggs' artwork seemed a little off on some pages, but the majority still packed that signature photorealistic style that's made Crosswind one of the best looking titles today. The way this issue played out it almost seemed like the penultimate issue, but with Crosswind set as an ongoing series, it'll be interesting to see what Simon and Staggs have in store past this initial arc.

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8.0
Crosswind #6

Jan 3, 2018

Cat Staggs' art remains impeccable with her amazing photo style. The body language and expressions is so key to this series and Staggs never disappointed. This was an intriguing finale, but I wonder if Simone would have handled the pacing differently without the need for season breaks. Either way, I'll be ready for Season 2 whenever it kicks off.

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8.0
Cyborg (2016) #1

Sep 21, 2016

The only concern from this issue is the hope that Semper doesn't get too focused on having Cyborg battle mechanical/robotic type opponents. There's enough potential metallic adversaries for Cyborg to fight to last for two to three years, but that shouldn't be the basis of his still under construction rogue gallery. Still, I liked what I read here and was an encouraging sign going forward.

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7.5
Cyborg (2016) #2

Oct 5, 2016

The issue's cliffhanger was cleverly done and should have lasting repercussions on the title. I don't see Cyborg becoming a top tier title, but it's enjoyable enough in this early stretch that it's sustaining my interest.

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7.5
Cyborg (2016) #3

Oct 19, 2016

Like Green Lanterns before it, Cyborg flashes just enough promise to keep me invested. It hasn't all come together yet, but it's very close. But I'm enjoying seeing it all come together on the ground floor.

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6.0
Cyborg (2016) #4

Nov 1, 2016

At this point, Semper is going to need to find some way to make Cyborg a fun read. It's a little too all over the place and this issue doesn't instill any confidence that it's going to improve fast enough to retain readers.

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2.0
Cyborg (2016) #13

Jun 7, 2017

I keep wanting to see Cyborg turn the corner, but this was another in a long string of tough reads for this book. It might be time for a new creative team to give this title a reboot before any chances of a successful Cyborg solo title crashes.

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6.5
Cyborg: Rebirth #1

Sep 7, 2016

Cyborg Rebirth doesn't provide the same wow factor as some other Rebirth debuts. Instead it offers some promise of better storylines to come. Hopefully Semper and Pelletier can reach that potential.

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9.0
Damage #1

Jan 17, 2018

Im optimistic Daniel and Venditti can keep Damage away from too many familiar Hulk paths. If theyre successful, this could be one of DCs surprise hits for 2018.

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9.0
Damage #2

Feb 21, 2018

DC isnt letting up on the characters push though with another top tier guest star set for next issue. That encounter should make for a fun third issue. The future looks bright for Damage.

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9.0
Damage #3

Mar 21, 2018

Damage is really proving to be a nice welcome surprise. It's not shaking up the DC Universe, but it's a very competently and enjoyably crafted book. There's absolutely nothing wrong with a book that does its job well.

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9.0
Damage #4

Apr 18, 2018

Ive been surprised by how enjoyable this book has been so far. Damage is a fresh perspective on a throwback style hero thats really working.

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8.5
Damage #5

May 16, 2018

I'm liking where this comic is going so far and once Damage gets a regular artist it's going to settle into becoming one of DC's strongest new titles.

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4.0
Damage #6

Jun 20, 2018

The cameo from Swamp Thing also felt out of nowhere and seemed more like a gimmick to throw yet another character into the mix instead of focusing on Ethan. I'm losing confidence in DC's faith in the character as he's barely gone an issue without having an assortment of cameos. At some point, Damage is going to have to stand on his own without guest spots. Hopefully that's coming sooner than later.

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6.0
Damage #7

Jul 18, 2018

Damage has potential, but it hasn't quite reached it yet. DC tends to give new books a decent shot at finding an audience. Damage seems like it's going to need a longer leash than some of the other New Age of Heroes books.

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9.0
Dark Days: The Casting #1

Jul 12, 2017

For those willing to fully get caught up in the mystery, The Casting is another eerie and captivating stop along the way to Metal. It's not the unpredictable page turner as The Forge, but it was another entertaining read.

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10
Dark Days: The Forge #1

Jun 14, 2017

Don't let big event fatigue keep you away from this one as I've got the feeling this is going to have people buzzing for a long time.

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9.5
Dark Knights Rising: The Wild Hunt #1

Feb 14, 2018

This issue is not going to play out at all like you'll expect and that's the beauty of it. At times we get a little too caught up in figuring out where a story is gonna go and deciphering every panel. That's not necessary here. This is all about sitting back and enjoying the crazy ride. It won't disappoint.

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10
Dark Nights: Metal #1

Aug 16, 2017

I want to say more. I really want to get into that final page, but this is the first book since Rebirth #1 you absolutely need to read for yourself. Stay as isolated as you need to in order to avoid the spoilers. It's well worth with it.

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10
Dark Nights: Metal #2

Sep 13, 2017

Above all else, Metal is just an incredibly book. Whether you're a DC scholar or don't even know Cyborg's real name, this is too fun to miss.

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10
Dark Nights: Metal #3

Oct 11, 2017

As his been the case with every issue so far theres this sense of disappointment in the last few pages. Not with the story, but the sense that its going to be another extremely long 60 days before the next jolt of Metal-infused excitement. Especially with this latest gut-wrenching cliffhanger. Theres not a trace of rust on this series as Metal continues to shine brightly.

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9.5
Dark Nights: Metal #4

Dec 20, 2017

Metal #4 continues delivering the crazy, over the top mayhem this series has promised since the first page of the first issue. Grab this issue and have no worries of being disappointed.

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9.5
Dark Nights: Metal #5

Jan 31, 2018

The darkness isnt over yet for the Justice League as Snyder and Capullo still have some screws to twist. The situation definitely seems at its darkest place now, which will make the eventual turning of the tide all the sweeter.

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10
Dark Nights: Metal #6

Mar 28, 2018

Too often these big events are a major let down. There's not enough changes, too many changes and it all gets rendered moot six months from now. Metal #6 builds on the momentum DC has enjoyed since Rebirth and promises the thrills and excitement aren't done with this book. For DC fans, Metal #6 offers the the hopeful and encouraging message that we haven't seen anything yet.

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8.0
Dastardly And Muttley #1

Sep 5, 2017

I wasn't sure what to expect with this one, but it only took a few pages to get me hooked. With this promising opening act, this will likely be another hit for the Hanna-Barbera series.

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10
DC Nation (2018) #0

May 2, 2018

DC Nation #0 is all about getting readers hyped for the third year of DC Rebirth. After reading it, its hard to imagine not being stoked for whats to come in the core DC titles.

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8.0
DC Rebirth Holiday Special #1

Dec 14, 2016

The book features most of DC's big guns wrapped in a nice holiday edition. Is it worth $10? For most DC fans there's bound to be enough in the 88 pages to make it worth a read during the holidays.

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8.0
DC/Hanna-Barbera: Black Lightning/Hong Kong PHOOEY Special #1

May 30, 2018

Hill is bringing Black Lightning onto his run on Detective Comics and this was a nice appetizer for what he's got in store for Jefferson Pierce. This was a fun team-up and certainly raises my interest in Hill's Detective Comics run and future Hong Kong Phooey adventures in the DCU.

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8.5
DC/Hanna-Barbera: Aquaman/Jabberjaw Special #1

May 30, 2018

This wasn't as intense or serious as some of the other DC/HB team-ups, but Abnett found just the right note to strike in capturing the spirit of Jabberjaw and the King of Atlantis.

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8.0
Death of Hawkman #1

Oct 5, 2016

This was a nice re-introduction to one of DC's forgotten gems. It wasn't stuffed with action, but solid character building. Plenty of time to go heavy on the action later.

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7.5
Death of Hawkman #2

Nov 1, 2016

The issue would probably read easier with a clearer distinction between the current events, the flashbacks and the earlier flashbacks. Andreyko gets a bit lost in the narrative, but the art or even some color tricks by Bond (who otherwise does a sensational job) could help make that slightly easier to follow.

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9.5
Deathstroke (2016) #1

Aug 24, 2016

Deathstroke #1 kicks off as strong as the best of DC Rebirth. If it stays this consistent Deathstroke will quickly ascend to the top tier of DC's new era.

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7.0
Deathstroke (2016) #3

Sep 28, 2016

Deathstroke is a title that won't live or die on the strength of the art. Obviously, with Pagulayan the art is top notch, but Priest's take on the characters is what's making this an engaging read.

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9.0
Deathstroke (2016) #11

Jan 25, 2017

Cowan and Sienkiewicz have strong, unique styles that really makes their work stand out. They make a terrific team in this mystery where nothing is what it seems.

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9.5
Deathstroke (2016) #19

May 24, 2017

There's only one issue left in what's been a surprisingly strong crossover. Sometimes recalling a beloved storyline backfires, but this sequel in spirit to The Judas Contract has been a risk that's paid off incredibly well for DC and the Titan family books.

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9.0
Deathstroke (2016) #20

Jun 7, 2017

This is a very intriguing premise and fresh direction for the title. It's one that should provide Priest a lot of exciting new avenues to tackle. Absentee readers who've been waiting on a new jumping on point get a great one here. One of the most intriguing elements of this new direction is how long can Slade walk on the side of the angels? Or if his past won't come gunning for him on his road to redemption. Either way, Deathstroke is going to be a title worth keeping an eye on over the next few months.

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9.0
Deathstroke (2016) #21

Jul 5, 2017

The fun will truly be in seeing how quickly it all comes undone and if Slade's good intentions will doom everyone around him as usual.

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8.5
Deathstroke (2016) #23

Sep 5, 2017

Priest has such a great sense of these characters that Deathstroke has become one of DC's best team books. Deathstroke has really benefited from this fun and unpredictable change of status quo.

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10
Deathstroke (2016) #30

Apr 4, 2018

Priest establishes some interesting connections with Slade and Bruce Waynes inner circle complete with some fun mentor commiserating with Alfred and Wintergreen. Carlo Pagulayans art was phenomenal throughout, but the action scenes really deliver a cinematic blockbuster scale to the issue. Jeromy Coxs colors did a nice job of accentuating the big and quiet moments. This has the makings to be a major crowd pleaser and definite addition to the pull list for fans of either character.

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9.5
Deathstroke (2016) #31

May 2, 2018

Priest has set up a cool twist on the spy vs. spy dynamic and inserted Batman and Deathstroke in the mix. Its a formula that a lot of writers probably couldnt pull off, but Priest is making this an incredibly fun arc that has me eagerly awaiting the next installment.

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9.5
Deathstroke (2016) #32

Jun 6, 2018

Batman vs. Deathstroke has delivered more than an intriguing match-up of two of DC's best at what they do — it's providing an epic clash of titans that doesn't stop surprising or satisfying on every level.

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8.5
Deathstroke (2016) #33

Jul 4, 2018

Deathstroke seems to have figured out Batmans play, which should make for a fun final two installments of this arc.

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8.0
Deathstroke: Rebirth #1

Aug 10, 2016

Priest on Deathstroke sounded like a winning combination. Deathstroke: Rebirth meets those high expectations with a strong debut.

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8.5
Defenders (2017) #1

Aug 18, 2017

David Marquez's art is nice and clean. Marvel Knight characters occasionally tend to get more stylized artists on their titles, but for a mainstream appealing title, Marquez's pencils are very pleasing to the eye. The layouts fit the tone of the story nicely.

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9.0
Detective Comics (2016) #935

Jun 22, 2016

Tynion does a commendable job juggling the characters and giving them all little moments throughout the issue. This is a promising group and the personality clashes and agendas feel natural. There wasn't any forced drama, but Tynion definitely lays the groundwork for some pending problems for the group beyond Gotham's criminals. Eddy Barrows is such a natural fit to handle the artwork. He's best suited on titles with a lot of characters. After working on Superman and Teen Titans, Barrows' skills continue to evolve especially with character expressions.

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8.5
Detective Comics (2016) #936

Jul 11, 2016

Rise of the Batmen has been a compelling storyline. Part 3 kept the momentum rolling and somehow the two-week wait is going to feel even longer for the next chapter.

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9.5
Detective Comics (2016) #937

Jul 27, 2016

Tynion doesnt appear to be dragging the story out as the pacing has really played out like a movie. Next issue promises to pack some major action as The Bat Squad battles The Colony. The fun keeps coming with Detective Comics.

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9.0
Detective Comics (2016) #938

Aug 10, 2016

Detective Comics remains a title readers can count on to deliver. It's been DC's best team book since Rebirth got underway and #938 shows it has no intention of letting up.

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9.5
Detective Comics (2016) #939

Aug 26, 2016

While some of the Rebirth titles initial story arcs lost steam midway through, Detective is five issues in and remains just as exhilarating as it began. As usual the two weeks for the next installment cant get here fast enough for me.

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10
Detective Comics (2016) #940

Sep 14, 2016

With this issue, Tynion and Barrows cement Detectives status as a Top 3 Rebirth title and this weeks must-read DC comic.

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7.5
Detective Comics (2016) #941

Sep 28, 2016

This was the best chapter so far of Night of the Monster Men thanks to Orlando focusing more on the characters and less the monster spectacle. The next installment is slated for two weeks. That was slightly disappointing as Rebirth's every week format worked well with a crossover.

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6.5
Detective Comics (2016) #942

Oct 12, 2016

In the end, this was an interesting departure from the regular Batman stories that was twice as long as necessary.

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9.0
Detective Comics (2016) #943

Oct 26, 2016

Tynion and Martinez kick this new arc off in engaging fashion. This is the slow wind-up installment, but it didn't lack for well-developed character moments while setting up the next storyline. As usual, Detective Comics continues to be a book that has to be on every Batman fans' must-read list.

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10
Detective Comics (2016) #944

Nov 9, 2016

Detective Comics is the comic equivalent of watching an epic Batman movie. Issue #944 keeps one of the best titles in the DC lineup rolling. There's absolutely no reason why any superhero comic book fan shouldn't be reading this book right now.

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8.5
Detective Comics (2016) #945

Nov 23, 2016

Detective is one of the few comics that can get by with weaker fill-in art. Tynion is crafting one of DC's best books right now and the final page's cliffhanger ensures the thrills won't be stopping anytime soon.

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9.5
Detective Comics (2016) #946

Dec 14, 2016

Tynion and Barrows + Team Batman? That's a combination too spectacular to fail as Detective continues to be a must-read Rebirth title.

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10
Detective Comics (2016) #947

Dec 28, 2016

It's gotten to the point where I expect a nearly flawless issue every other week and Detective Comics hasn't disappointed yet. This is a another in the long line of must-read issues in this superior series.

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9.7
Detective Comics (2016) #948

Jan 11, 2017

But it's hard to complain about an issue where the Bat cousins spend some quality time. And this new adversary looks to be a candidate with strong staying power in the right hands. In the Bat universe it doesn't get much better than Tynion's.

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9.5
Detective Comics (2016) #949

Jan 25, 2017

Detective Comics pretty much has made-man status at this point. Tynion keeps on delivering the goods and the art is stellar. That's a pretty good combination for a Top tier Rebirth title with no signs of relinquishing its spot.

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8.0
Detective Comics (2016) #950

Feb 8, 2017

Detective isn't an overstuffed worthless issue and helps to flesh out the backstories of the underutilized team members. Tynion used the extra space effectively for character development. Next issue kicks off the next big arc, League of Shadows, and there likely won't be many quiet moments ahead for Team Batman.

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9.7
Detective Comics (2016) #951

Feb 22, 2017

Detective Comics always delivers. That's nothing new, but this arc is getting off to such an impressive start it might be the signature storyline of this run.

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10
Detective Comics (2016) #952

Mar 8, 2017

DC has an embarrassment of riches with Batman right now. Between Detective and Batman, the best title is whichever one you read last. League of Shadows has been nothing short of exceptional and it's made for yet another great arc of this superior title.

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10
Detective Comics (2016) #953

Mar 22, 2017

No surprise to anyone who's been reading this title, but Detective #953 is going to be one of those issues you'll definitely want to pick up this week.

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7.0
Detective Comics (2016) #954

Apr 12, 2017

Tynion sets up the stage for a big character showcase next issue, but hopefully one of DC's best team books gets back on track showcasing the team rather than becoming just another Batman book.

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8.5
Detective Comics (2016) #955

Apr 26, 2017

Tynion has stretched this arc out longer than necessary, but this it's winding down strongly. The final page ensures next issue should make for one heck of a read.

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8.5
Detective Comics (2016) #956

May 10, 2017

Tynion hints he's taking Batman and company down a different path for the next big arc. Considering the topic that should prove very interesting. For those who enjoyed the previous installments of League of Shadows this was a fitting conclusion, but it's time to move on to new challenges and opponents.

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8.5
Detective Comics (2016) #957

May 24, 2017

There's a lot of potential with Stephanie as a true anti-hero vigilante. Hopefully Tynion continues catching up with her before the inevitable confrontation with Batman.

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9.5
Detective Comics (2016) #958

Jun 14, 2017

Detective Comics hadn't necessarily lost its mojo, but Intelligence is back at the level that's made this one of DC Rebirth's best titles.

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9.5
Detective Comics (2016) #959

Jun 28, 2017

Intelligence has not so surprisingly been an engrossing read. Tynion manages to tell the story in such a natural way that it ends without the usual tells the cliffhanger is coming. The arc is two issues in, but Tynion and Martinez have laid the arc out so smoothly it doesn't seem like it's going to overstay its welcome anytime soon.

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8.0
Detective Comics (2016) #960

Jul 12, 2017

I kinda wanted the arc to have a better sense of progression by the end of this issue. Tynion has had a bad habit lately of letting good stories linger too long. Hopefully, Intelligence starts showing signs of nearing the finish line next issue to allow it the proper impact without overstaying its welcome.

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9.5
Detective Comics (2016) #961

Jul 26, 2017

This arc seemed like it was in danger of outstaying its welcome, but Tynion ends the issue on an exciting note setting up what should make for a fun end to the Intelligence storyline.

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7.5
Detective Comics (2016) #962

Aug 9, 2017

We got more insight on Jean Paul Valley's family and that his father is alive and aligned with Ra's al Ghul. That has possibilities. Although underwhelmed with how Intelligence wrapped, I'm pumped for the repercussions of the new revelations and how Tynion will develop them going forward.

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9.0
Detective Comics (2016) #963

Aug 23, 2017

I'm on board for where Sebela and Carnero are going with Utopia. It's always refreshing to see fill-in creative teams maintain the momentum of the series and advance existing storylines to make it worth reading. This new arc has promise and I'm looking forward to the next installment.

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9.0
Detective Comics (2016) #964

Sep 13, 2017

Predictably, Batman shows up to tell Spoiler the truth about Anarky, but will he be able to tell her the biggest news? Detective Comics has steadied after some rough patches and is in a very good place right now. With next issue featuring a highly demanded story, Detective has regained its momentum.

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9.5
Detective Comics (2016) #965

Sep 27, 2017

Given the chaos currently going on in the DC Universe and Batman in general with Metal, this storyline comes at the ideal time to follow-up with Red Robin. This seems like a wide open storyline for Tynion and Barrows and the journey and the destination looks like it will be a blast.

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9.5
Detective Comics (2016) #966

Oct 11, 2017

I've been anxious to see Red Robin return to the main universe. This storyline has delivered big time with an unpredictable turn of events and terrific artwork. I cant wait to see what happens next.

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10
Detective Comics (2016) #967

Oct 25, 2017

This is a run, dont walk or bother putting it to the bottom of the pile. Detective Comics was starting to slide, but this arc highlighted by this issue puts the title right back to the top of best in class for DC.

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9.5
Detective Comics (2016) #968

Nov 8, 2017

Tynion might not be able to get to all these future mysteries, but theres no better book to have Batman and company start a proactive mission to ensure that future doesnt become reality.

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10
Detective Comics (2016) #969

Nov 22, 2017

Theres plenty of reason to be excited again for Detective Comics. Tynion seems ready to unleash a new memorable arc and based on this first issue, hes well underway.

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9.5
Detective Comics (2016) #970

Dec 13, 2017

Tynion ends this issue on a strong cliffhanger that sees the arc making good on its promise to create the Fall of the Batmen. Its bad for Batman and company, but this continues to be a strong read.

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9.5
Detective Comics (2016) #971

Dec 27, 2017

This issues cliffhanger is major and threatens to undo one of the biggest developments since the start of the Rebirth era of the series. Its big and it almost assures that there will be some lasting changes for the team in the aftermath.

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9.0
Detective Comics (2016) #972

Jan 10, 2018

Fall of Batmen has played out in a way that it seems hard to imagine the book not undergoing some massive changes in the end. I like that Tynion is making this a meaningful battle not just for Gotham, but for the integrity of the team Batman assembled.

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9.0
Detective Comics (2016) #973

Jan 24, 2018

Fall of the Batmen might be over, but the excitement in Detective Comics hardly seems to be fading away.

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9.5
Detective Comics (2016) #974

Feb 14, 2018

The payoff final page indicates the trouble is just getting started for the Knights. That's bad for them and great for us as DC's best team book is back in a big way with no chance of relinquishing its throne.

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10
Detective Comics (2016) #975

Feb 28, 2018

Detective Comics just keeps shining. We're nearing the end of the road of a fantastic ride, but if this issue and its cliffhanger is any indication, there's still some fun surprises left.

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9.5
Detective Comics (2016) #976

Mar 14, 2018

If this first part is any indication, Batmen Eternal will be a fitting conclusion to Tynion's terrific run that's ending far sooner than many Bat fans would like.

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9.5
Detective Comics (2016) #977

Mar 28, 2018

Batman Eternal is definitely shaping up to be a memorable final arc for this run of Detective Comics and Tynion is keeping readers guessing exactly how it will end.

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9.5
Detective Comics (2016) #978

Apr 11, 2018

Tynion's latest twist has deep connections to Batman lore and it will be very interesting to see how the Gotham Knights respond to this new threat…if they can survive.

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9.0
Detective Comics (2016) #979

Apr 25, 2018

Tynion has positioned Tim as a major factor in his Detective run so it's nice to see this arc requires an all hands on deck approach to save him and take down The General. As usual, Detective Comics delivers the goods and remains one of the can't skip issues in the DC library.

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9.5
Detective Comics (2016) #980

May 9, 2018

Tynion has done such incredible work navigating through the various members of this team and making them feel like a family that's it's such a buzz kill knowing we've only got one more issue with this crew. It's least it's been a sensational ride.

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9.5
Detective Comics (2016) #981

May 23, 2018

Thanks to advance solicitations we know the next step for some characters, but others have a more wide open path. I'm looking forward to seeing what Bryan Hill does when he starts his run on the book. Tynion and Barrows definitely end their stint on a high note that is a must read for fans.

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9.0
Detective Comics (2016) #983

Jun 27, 2018

This villain has a unique stance and one that's probably been discussed a few times by Batman fans as well. Hill has piqued my interest with this premise and I'm looking forward to seeing where he will take the next chapter.

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9.5
Detective Comics (2016) #984

Jul 11, 2018

If this arc is intended to be the prelude to an Outsiders title, with this creative team it will quickly be one of DCs best team books.

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9.5
Detective Comics (2016) #985

Jul 25, 2018

On the Outside has been a very entertaining Batman story and Hill is hitting on all the sweet spots to make it connect. The issue's cliffhanger certainly puts Batman in an interesting predicament and I'm intrigued to see where Hill will take Batman next.

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9.5
Detective Comics (2016) #987

Aug 22, 2018

Hill's run on Detective Comics was brief, but hopefully this isn't the end of his work with Batman. Detective Comics was one of the best team books in the Rebirth era. Hill and Mendoca lay the groundwork for the next great team stemming from this run. I can't wait to get caught up on the outside long-term.

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9.0
Detective Comics (2016) #988

Sep 12, 2018

After Bryan Hill's very strong arc, I was concerned Robinson wouldn't be able to keep the title's momentum going. This issue proved there's nothing to be worried about as Detective Comics is in good hands with the new creative team. Now it's just a matter of seeing how this mystery murder unfolds with the world's greatest detective on the case.

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10
Detective Comics (2016) Annual #1

Jan 31, 2018

Detective Comics Annual #1 isn't an essential cog to the main book, but it is absolutely worth picking up for any reader who's been invested in the title. Tynion and Barrows provide even more incentive to root for Clayface's full redemption … provided he survives The Fall of the Batmen.

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8.0
Doom Patrol (2016) #7

Jul 26, 2017

This is a quick one off issue, but a fun throwback for fans of the original team.

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9.5
Doomsday Clock #1

Nov 22, 2017

That's apparent as there's not a major spoiler moment or unexpected reveal. Fans expecting that out of Doomsday Clock should definitely check out the latest installment of Action Comics. The fun of Doomsday Clock's kickoff is that Johns sets up a story that welcomes questions, imaginations, fan theories and everything in between. There's a mystery here and maybe Johns sprinkles in some clues this issue, but I've got a feeling this is a story that will need to unfold more to make sense of everything. I like that approach a lot as Doomsday Clock already reads like the next great DC story like Kingdom Come or 52.

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10
Doomsday Clock #2

Dec 27, 2017

Im already realizing the need for a directors cut edition with commentary and Easter Egg reveals once the series wraps. One thing thats clear already is Johns and Frank are creating something special. The cliffhanger this issue kicks off the surprises and is sure to jumpstart a slew of theories and criticism. Johns and Frank are already taking risks and its going to keep the comic world anxiously awaiting the next issue. DC has already found its next great epic after Dark Nights Metal concludes.

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10
Doomsday Clock #3

Jan 24, 2018

Johns and Frank have put enough out there now to really let the theories loose. Thats making Doomsday Clock a different kind of read as the speculation is part of the fun. Its also what makes the wait for the next installment seem longer than most books. As soon as I finished, I was ready for my next fix. Cmon guys, the clock is ticking.

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10
Doomsday Clock #4

Mar 28, 2018

The release schedule of this book has been a little wonky and the every other month change doesn't make the story progress any faster. Doomsday Clock is a slow burn, but there's nothing to suggest it won't be completely worth the wait once the story fully unfolds.

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10
Doomsday Clock #5

May 30, 2018

It might take a while for the next installment, but two months might be the time where we've finished breaking down the panels for clues and are ready for the latest chapter in what's becoming DC's most addictive series in years.

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10
Doomsday Clock #6

Jul 25, 2018

As always, the supplemental material adds layers to the main story. This issue was especially interesting as it played into a major character. Between the villain origin and killer art, Doomsday Clock #6 was another terrific issue. Hopefully the book can get back on a regular schedule to maintain this momentum.

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8.0
Elsewhere #3

Oct 4, 2017

This issue is an interesting addition to the series with great writing, beautiful artwork, and possible foreshadowing of events to come. Definitely worth checking out for fans of historical fantasy.

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7.5
Flash (2016) #1

Jun 22, 2016

Once Williamson gets a better handle on Barry this title is really going to get up to speed. This is a title that's not quite there, but has a lot of promise. Until then, check it out for the gorgeous art.

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9.5
Flash (2016) #2

Jul 13, 2016

This was my final read for new comics this week and it didnt let me down. With a terrific cliffhanger hopefully the two weeks to follow up on Thunderstruck wont be too slow.

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7.5
Flash (2016) #3

Jul 27, 2016

Carmine Di Giandomenico's pencils and colorist Ivan Plascencia continue to make The Flash one of DC's most visually pleasing books on the market. Just before things stay too calm, Flash learns a dangerous new threat called Godspeed and he's taking out fellow speedsters. That's a solid cliffhanger and I'm looking forward to seeing how Williamson pays it off. Thankfully, we won't have to wait too long.

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7.0
Flash (2016) #4

Aug 10, 2016

With so many speedsters running around, Williamson really hasnt gotten a chance to truly focus on The Flash. Hopefully, the Speed Storm story is winding down to put the focus back on the titular character.

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5.0
Flash (2016) #5

Aug 24, 2016

At this point that's Flash's biggest hook right now. Clearing the deck of the numerous speedsters and refocusing on Flash should become a priority for this title quickly.

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5.0
Flash (2016) #6

Sep 14, 2016

This has been another Rebirth kickoff story arc that's dragged on way too long. Next issue promises the big showdown between Flash and Godspeed. This should have been an exciting confrontation, but at this point I'm just ready to move on from it and kickoff the next story arc.

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9.0
Flash (2016) #7

Sep 28, 2016

Not wrapping the arc by this issue was a risky move. Eight issues is a lengthy opening story, but if it ends as solid as this issue, it will justify one more run. This is much more of what I'm hoping to see going forward with the title.

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8.0
Flash (2016) #8

Oct 12, 2016

Flash got back on track after a middling middle portion of the Godspeed arc. I'm encouraged by the progression of the series and excited about what Williamson and Di Giandomenico have in store next.

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9.0
Flash (2016) #10

Nov 9, 2016

The return of a classic Flash and DC villain also helps add to the excitement. The Speed of Darkness gets off to a great start here and this is a strong jumping-on point for readers who missed the first arc.

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7.5
Flash (2016) #11

Nov 23, 2016

The Flash has the makings of a Top 5 title, but DC needs to shore up the art when Di Giandomenico is on a break. I'm looking forward to seeing where Williamson is going to go next with the title, but I'm equally anticipating Di Giandomenico's return to the book.

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7.0
Flash (2016) #12

Dec 14, 2016

Davide Gianfelice's art is a little too stylized for a book like The Flash. Beyond very rough character faces, the characters are overall drawn too blocky. They lack a sense of fluidity and crisp movement a book about speed demands.

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9.2
Flash (2016) #13

Dec 28, 2016

Although this was largely a standalone issue, the Kid Flash character spotlight made it a lot of fun. And the return of a Flash fan favorite Rogue suggests things are hardly about to get boring for Central City's speedsters.

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9.5
Flash (2016) #14

Jan 11, 2017

This was mainly a setup issue, but Williamson adds a clever twist that ensures The Rogues are back and badder than ever. Which can only lead to good things for this arc and Flash readers.

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9.5
Flash (2016) #15

Jan 25, 2017

So far, this arc is delivering exactly what fans of The Rogues could want. The Flash might have the speed, but The Rogues have the teamwork and looser morals to make this a fun and entertaining fight.

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9.8
Flash (2016) #16

Feb 8, 2017

With Rogues Reloaded, The Flash is on a serious roll and is zooming along as the best arc of the Flash's Rebirth era. Given this issue's cliffhanger, the fun has only just begun for a title that's gotten a nitrous boost from the return of The Rogues.

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9.3
Flash (2016) #17

Feb 22, 2017

For old school fans, this was a classic Flash arc. With a speedster and The Rogues covered, I'm anxious to see what Williamson has in store for us next.

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8.5
Flash (2016) #18

Mar 8, 2017

Flash stays a consistently entertaining Rebirth title. This new arc looks like it has some legs thanks to Williamson keeping Team Flash and the readers on their toes.

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9.0
Flash (2016) #19

Mar 22, 2017

Despite a limited page count this issue, Carmine Di Giandomenico shows why he's such a fantastic artist for this book. Di Giandomenico's characters never seem static and they've got a constant sense of movement. Under his pencils, the Speed Force looks more like something Barry and Wally tap in to not just use to go faster.

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8.5
Flash (2016) #20

Apr 12, 2017

Williamson revisits a slow-brewing development since the start of his run and I'm looking forward to seeing what develops. Next up is The Button crossover with Batman, but it's a testament to the quality of the title that the prospect of the ongoing story playing out is equally as exciting.

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10
Flash (2016) #21

Apr 26, 2017

This issue's reveals and major cliffhanger are strong reassurance this crossover is only gathering momentum. I can't wait to see where King takes the story in Batman #22 before bouncing it back to Williamson.

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9.0
Flash (2016) #23

May 31, 2017

The Color of Fear gets off to a great start. Jordan's cameo should hopefully keep things lighter than the Batman team-up and a little fun is exactly what this title needs right now.

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9.5
Flash (2016) #24

Jun 14, 2017

The cliffhanger this issue was a doozy and one that definitely will trigger some feelings for longtime Flash readers. I'm impatiently waiting next issue to see how far Thawne (and Williamson) will take this story.

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8.5
Flash (2016) #25

Jun 28, 2017

Still, for an extra sized issue I was hoping for a little more substance. Williamson didn't seem to take full advantage of the extra pages giving it a somewhat stretched out feel. I got the sense Williamson was eager to get to the final few pages for that sucker punch cliffhanger. That fallout solidly has me hooked for next issue, even if I wanted more from this one.

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9.5
Flash (2016) #26

Jul 12, 2017

With this issue's cliffhanger, Williamson continues to find new ways to keep readers guessing. I'm looking forward to seeing how this plays out in two weeks.

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7.0
Flash (2016) #27

Jul 26, 2017

The next arc suggests changes are coming for Flash. Thats a good thing as Williamson needs to shake things up a bit even if only temporarily.

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9.0
Flash (2016) #28

Aug 9, 2017

That's a sentiment that holds true for the title as well. Two back to back Reverse Flash stories took away somewhat from Williamson's abilities to create fresh challenges for Flash. Negative gets off to a great start with some fun possibilities of what's ahead for The Flash.

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10
Flash (2016) #30

Sep 13, 2017

I'm really enjoying this current direction of The Flash. This has been a daring departure for the norm from what readers have come to expect from this book and it's truly delivered.

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9.0
Flash (2016) #31

Sep 27, 2017

Williamson ends the issue on a welcome hopeful note with a long-awaited reconciliation and twist on a familiar theme. Flashs new status quo has kept this title from getting predictable and next issue seems poised to continue the fun.

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10
Flash (2016) #33

Oct 25, 2017

Metal has been an event thats definitely delivered for fans. Flash #33 keeps that momentum rolling with a must-read continuation of the story.

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8.0
Flash (2016) #34

Nov 8, 2017

I like where Williamson and Moreci are going with this storyline. Its not the most shocking, but its another solid arc that makes effective use of The Flashs recent history.

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7.0
Flash (2016) #35

Nov 22, 2017

Black Hole Rising has been a pretty good arc. It's not at the levels of the best of this run, but there won't be a huge case of buyer's remorse, especially with Williamson and Moreci tacking on an interesting cliffhanger.

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9.5
Flash (2016) #36

Dec 13, 2017

This is a strong kickoff to a new Flash arc and an ideal jumping on point for new readers ready to run a lap with this consistently strong title.

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8.5
Flash (2016) #37

Dec 27, 2017

Scott McDaniel drops in to handle the issues art and he hasnt missed a beat from his Nightwing heyday. The Flash is a high energy title well suited to McDaniels layout and drawing style making for a very energetic and exciting looking issue. The mystery continues to unfold this issue and Williamson is making this an arc worthy of The Rogues and their latest scheme is already shaping up to be another high point for this series.

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9.5
Flash (2016) #38

Jan 10, 2018

I really liked this issue from Williamsons approach, Kollins art and the potential for upcoming subplots. The Flash has rarely gone off track during this run, but it seems poised to be even better in the next few issues.

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9.0
Flash (2016) #39

Jan 24, 2018

The Perfect Storm starts off on a strong note with the creative team setting the stage for another memorable and exciting arc.

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10
Flash (2016) #40

Feb 14, 2018

I'm really enjoying being swept away in this Perfect Storm. This looks like it could be an arc Flash fans are talking about for months and possibly years to come.

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10
Flash (2016) #41

Feb 28, 2018

Williamson continues showing why hes one of DCs brightest stars and the cliffhanger this issue is a real surprise. I cant wait to see where hes going to go next with this story.

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8.5
Flash (2016) #42

Mar 14, 2018

Perfect Storm has been a fun read so far and issue 42 kept the momentum rolling.

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9.5
Flash (2016) #43

Mar 28, 2018

The Flash rarely disappoints and this arc has exceeded expectations on the first Rebirth take on the Flash/Grodd rivalry.

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10
Flash (2016) #44

Apr 11, 2018

The cliffhanger already has me amped up for where Williamson is taking the title next. Flash keeps rolling strong and shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon.

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10
Flash (2016) #45

Apr 25, 2018

The big development was the latest twist with Wally. Williamson has big moves in store if this issues cliffhanger is any indication. And its one thats going to make The Flash one of the most important books in the upcoming months.

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10
Flash (2016) #46

May 9, 2018

DC fans who aren't reading The Flash right now are missing out. It's the perfect hybrid of old school pre-Flashpoint mythology and the freedom to shake up the status quo mindset of DC Rebirth. By the time this issue is over you'll be ready for Flash War to get started in a flash.

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10
Flash (2016) #47

May 23, 2018

DC is really on a roll right now with so many of their top titles hitting so strongly creatively. Few are at the same level as The Flash at this point. The only problem currently with The Flash is it's not coming out every week. Flash War lives up to the hype and if the rest of the arc is this good, DC is going to have one of its most memorable Flash arcs in years.

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10
Flash (2016) #48

Jun 13, 2018

Beyond Flashpoint, Williamson even throws in a nod to Crisis on Infinite Earths in shocking fashion. I really questioned how Flash War could work, but Williamson has made it so sensible it kind of had to happen. With the hype of Bendis on Superman, the Batman/Catwoman wedding and the revamped Justice League books, don't miss out on Flash War as it's delivering some of the best reads in DC right now.

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10
Flash (2016) #49

Jun 27, 2018

Its not getting a lot better than The Flash War right now. With a very personal story mixed with breathtaking action, this is an event delivering on all fronts even before this issues twist cliffhanger.

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10
Flash (2016) #50

Jul 11, 2018

The Flash continues to be one of my favorite reads each month. It always delivers and Williamson/Porter/Hi-Fi are making for a terrific creative team.

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9.5
Flash (2016) #51

Jul 25, 2018

Scott Kollins provides the art this issue and if Williamson didn't already seem to channel Geoff Johns, Kollins' artwork certainly provides that classic Flash feel. The Flash is the DC title that revels in its history on multiple levels and is immensely rewarding for longtime fans. I feel like I rave every other week about how great The Flash is, but it warrants the accolades. This was a slower paced issue to allow for a cool down before the next big arc. Fortunately the strong character work made it just as enjoyable.

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9.0
Flash (2016) #52

Aug 8, 2018

While visually, this wasn't the strongest issue, this was another strong installment of The Flash. Williamson has so much creativity and he's taking Flash in some fresh directions while losing none of the heart that's made the title work so well since Rebirth.

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9.0
Flash (2016) #53

Aug 22, 2018

The Flash remains one of DCs most consistent titles and this was another example of why it will remain a top tier book so long as Williamson is at the helm.

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9.0
Flash (2016) #54

Sep 12, 2018

The last page does provide a great payoff for longtime Flash fans. Thankfully, Williamson has always recognized the importance of letting some cliffhangers develop instead of immediately addressing them in the next issue. This one will eventually lead to a very cool story. For now it's off to the next Force threat and another intriguing Rogue encounter.

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10
Flash (2016) Annual #1

Jan 31, 2018

This is really a story we should have gotten earlier than the year and a half point, but Im glad its being addressed now and the payoff was worth the wait. I was surprised how much I enjoyed this annual. There were some major developments and while Flash already has his hands full, this Flash War prelude promises that 2018 is going to be an unforgettable run.

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10
Ghost Station Zero #3

Oct 18, 2017

Each issue of the series is engaging and exciting without feeling most of the stereotypical weight of the spy genre. Full of innuendo, action, and suspense Issue #3 of Ghost Station Zero proves to be another Codename Baboushka mission worth following. Furthermore, shout out to Image Comics for giving numerous opportunities for creators with diverse characters.

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10
Gideon Falls #1

Mar 7, 2018

Gideon Falls is definitely going to be on my must read list going forward. It's got a very compelling hook and looks like it could be one of Image's best books in 2018.

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9.5
Gideon Falls #3

May 17, 2018

Gideon Falls #3 delivers once again. This is a title thats a tremendous monthly read, but might be even better in trade format to avoid having to wait on the next issue.

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9.0
Gideon Falls #4

Jun 25, 2018

I'm hooked on this book. Gideon Falls #4 was another addictive dose of one of comic's best dark mysteries on the stands today.

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9.5
Green Arrow (2016) #2

Jul 6, 2016

Under this creative team, Green Arrow is solidly a must-read title. More impressively is the sense that the fun is only just getting started in whats looking like a definitive Green Arrow run.

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10
Green Arrow (2016) #3

Jul 20, 2016

The Ninth Circle finds Green Arrow infiltrating Queen Industries. Arrow is seeking some answers for the failed assassination attempt on his life. Elsewhere in Seattle, Black Canary is trying to honor Arrows memory by completing his final case. And halfway across the globe, John Diggle is getting his own insight into The Ninth Circle.

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8.0
Green Arrow (2016) #4

Aug 3, 2016

While some titles feel like the main storyline is running out of steam four issues in, the Ninth Circle arc remains as engaging as ever in what's become one of DC's must-read titles.

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10
Green Arrow (2016) #5

Aug 17, 2016

Percy winds the issue down in a way atypical in modern comic book storytelling fashion. Theres not a cheap cliffhanger, but he immediately kicks off a new storyline that should be a blast for both new and longtime Green Arrow fans. Inferno might have cooled down one story arc, but the fire is still burning bright with Green Arrow.

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9.0
Green Arrow (2016) #6

Sep 7, 2016

Even with the titular character largely sidelined, Green Arrow #6 delivered. This is one of DCs Top 5 titles right now with no signs of slowing down.

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8.0
Green Arrow (2016) #7

Sep 21, 2016

Those minor gripes are hardly enough to not recommend the issue. Even when it's not dead-on target, Green Arrow continues to be one of DC's best titles and easier recommendations.

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8.5
Green Arrow (2016) #8

Oct 5, 2016

There wasn't much action here save some bear encounters. Maybe it would be risky in lesser hands, but Percy and Schmidt make this another pleasant diversion in their rock-solid run.

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8.0
Green Arrow (2016) #9

Oct 19, 2016

Art choices aside, Green Arrow continues to be a treat for the Green Arrow/Black Canary dynamic. This was one of the great relationships undone by the New 52 and Percy is making sure readers grasp what made it so special. Their banter makes up for most of the issue's missteps. The island saga may have been underwhelming, but Green Arrow remains one of Rebirth's easier and enjoyable reads.

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9.0
Green Arrow (2016) #10

Nov 1, 2016

Since the setup is too good to rush through in one setting, there's a cliffhanger on this one. Maybe next issue, Percy will work in some Snowpiercer elements to really amp up the fun.

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8.5
Green Arrow (2016) #11

Nov 16, 2016

Of the important issues of this new Rebirth run, Empire Express wasn't pivotal, but it was an enjoyable mini-arc with great characterization and beautiful art.

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9.5
Green Arrow (2016) #12

Dec 7, 2016

Otto Schmidt's art and colors is just as lively and dynamic as ever making for a vibrant visual presentation. In its first year, Green Arrow has been one of DC's best reads. If the kickoff to Emerald Outlaw is any indication, Year 2 is going to be just as exciting.

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9.2
Green Arrow (2016) #13

Dec 21, 2016

Emerald Outlaw hasn't missed the mark yet. This is turning into one of those stories you want to turn your friends into so they don't miss out.

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7.5
Green Arrow (2016) #14

Jan 4, 2017

Hopefully the next chapter will see more of the strong art that's helped Green Arrow become one of the premier Rebirth titles in DC's lineup.

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9.5
Green Arrow (2016) #15

Jan 18, 2017

Percy ends the issue with the return of a featured supporting character (no, not that one) sure to shake up the status quo. For a character writers frequently run out of good ideas early on in their run, Percy is showing there's plenty of arrows left in his quiver. And he's still firmly on target.

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9.2
Green Arrow (2016) #16

Feb 1, 2017

Green Arrow hasn't let up since Percy came on board and Schmidt continues to impress. This is a title everyone should be reading for a reason and this was another example of its quality storytelling.

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7.5
Green Arrow (2016) #17

Feb 15, 2017

Green Arrow might not have hit a bulls eye with the Emerald Outlaw finale, but this was still an enjoyable read. Percy has set things up nicely going forward for Oliver Queen and with the return of his original sidekick, the fun is only getting started.

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7.5
Green Arrow (2016) #18

Mar 1, 2017

Besides the at times rough art, this was another enjoyable Green Arrow adventure. It should be very interesting to see what Percy has in store following the surprising reunion of Oliver and Roy.

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6.0
Green Arrow (2016) #19

Mar 15, 2017

The pipeline standoff finds the arc at its best. That's classic Green Arrow fighting against the man. But the retread Oliver/Roy fallout feels tired and the art isn't up the book's normal standard.

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6.0
Green Arrow (2016) #20

Apr 5, 2017

Sometimes an arc just doesn't work for whatever reason. That was the case here, but with a return to the overall series' conflict and artist Juan Ferreyra, I'm optimistic Percy will quickly get the title back on target.

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9.7
Green Arrow (2016) #21

Apr 19, 2017

Percy and Ferreyra are certainly aiming high here but this hits the mark in a big, big way. This has all the potential to be the definitive arc of this run on Green Arrow.

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9.5
Green Arrow (2016) #22

May 3, 2017

Green Arrow had some rough patches lately, but this arc and this issue are a strong indication it's back as a top tier Rebirth title.

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9.5
Green Arrow (2016) #23

May 17, 2017

The Rise of Star City has been a killer storyline delivering all the beats of a classic Green Arrow story. Each issue has built nicely on the previous installment and this issue takes the story to an entirely unexpected and shocking level.

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8.5
Green Arrow (2016) #24

Jun 7, 2017

The Rise of the Ninth Circle remains a quality read from the Green Arrow team with sharp writing and exceptional art. It'll be interesting to see where Percy takes the story after the stunning cliffhanger.

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9.5
Green Arrow (2016) #25

Jun 21, 2017

This sets up a nice entry point for new readers that have been waiting to start reading one of Rebirth's most consistent great reads. This is a pretty surprising shift to the status quo, but Percy manages to establish this issue as a shocking season cliffhanger. And this is just the start of what looks to be an epic next 'season.'

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8.0
Green Arrow (2016) #26

Jul 5, 2017

The biggest challenge for Percy will be keeping this new direction fresh from issue to issue. This first issue was very encouraging. Of the main Rebirth superhero titles, Green Arrow might have been the darkest with the destruction of Seattle. Hard-Traveling Hero aims to lighten the mood by refocusing Green Arrow as a nomadic archer righting injustices everywhere he travels. One issue in to the new direction and the creative team is right on target.

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9.0
Green Arrow (2016) #27

Jul 19, 2017

The Ninth Circle continues to be a worthy adversary for Green Arrow and their assaults in D.C. play out like a superhero version of House of Cards. Their trail takes Green Arrow to a somewhat obvious next destination, but it should be fun to see how this super interaction goes.

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9.5
Green Arrow (2016) #28

Aug 2, 2017

Ferreryra's art was sensational here. He's done a lot of work in darker backdrops with the fall of Seattle, but Ferreyra adds a beautiful mix of bright reds and oranges to fully capture the optimism of Metropolis. And his Superman looks truly iconic.

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8.0
Green Arrow (2016) #29

Aug 16, 2017

This wasn't the best installment of the HTH arc, but it was a solid and entertaining read in spite of a few missteps

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6.0
Green Arrow (2016) #30

Sep 5, 2017

Otto Schmidt's art didn't look as tight as normal. There was a looser, sketch-like feel to his work that lacked his normal polish and refinement. Overall, this was an off issue for Green Arrow. Hopefully as Hard Traveling Hero nears its conclusion, Percy can rally the troops and stick the landing.

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7.5
Green Arrow (2016) #31

Sep 20, 2017

Even if this wasnt the strongest arc of the title, Hard Traveling Hero provided some fun team-ups and brought Green Arrow out of the shadows and shoulder to shoulder with DCs top heroes.

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9.5
Green Arrow (2016) #32

Oct 4, 2017

Green Arrow should return to its standard programming next issue, but it was ironic that after the extended Hard Traveling Hero arc, Gotham Resistance delivered a better Green Arrow team-up story. This one was well worth checking out.

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9.5
Green Arrow (2016) #33

Oct 18, 2017

Percy gives Green Arrow a chance to catch his breath, but the high-stakes action and personal drama readers have come to expect looks like it's going to return very soon. It's nice to see Green Arrow back at the top of its game and regaining its place among the Rebirth elite.

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8.0
Green Arrow (2016) #34

Nov 1, 2017

But any issue that features even a little Green Arrow and Black Canary interaction is nearly a lock for at least one great moment. Percy is great with that dynamic and I wish hed spend more time with DCs colorful romantic vigilantes. That always tends to be the best aspect of his Green Arrow run.

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9.5
Green Arrow (2016) #35

Dec 6, 2017

I love how Percy keeps challenging expectations for the book and making it work. Green Arrow underwater is a very different premise that pays off. Green Arrow continues to be one of Rebirth's most rewarding reads.

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10
Green Arrow (2016) #36

Jan 3, 2018

This was a great issue of Green Arrow that I didnt want to end. And that was long before that nerve-wracking and very unpredictable cliffhanger. Hopefully the resolution will come in two weeks, but either way its going to prove worth the wait.

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9.0
Green Arrow (2016) #37

Feb 7, 2018

Percy sets events up nicely to wrap the Trial of Oliver Queen. Im sure hes not done with surprises yet and itll be fun to see how the ride ends.

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10
Green Arrow (2016) #38

Mar 7, 2018

Incoming writers Jackson Lanzing and Collin Kelly have huge shoes to fill in making Green Arrow's world feel just as important as the other A-List DC heroes. The important thing is that Green Arrow definitely feels like a premium title again. Now it's just a matter of keeping him there.

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8.5
Green Arrow (2016) #39

Apr 4, 2018

Green Arrow was one of the most consistent Rebirth titles so I was leery of the new creative team coming on board. This first issue is promising and suggests theres plenty of reasons to be excited about the new Green Arrow creative team.

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9.5
Green Arrow (2016) #41

Jun 6, 2018

I'm looking forward to the Bensons sisters' run on Green Arrow, but if this issue was any indication, hopefully Scott has more opportunities to write more of the character in the future. And with DC in general.

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8.0
Green Arrow (2016) #42

Jul 4, 2018

In the end this storyline doesn't have a ton of consequences, but makes for a nice fill-in arc with a creative team that warrants another shot at the Emerald Archer. This isn't essential reading since a new creative team is coming on board, but it was a classic Green Arrow story and worth grabbing for fans.

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9.0
Green Arrow (2016) #43

Aug 1, 2018

With a new menacing villain and a classic Team Arrow paired with dynamic artwork, the new creative team quickly proves Green Arrow is in good hands.

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9.5
Green Arrow (2016) #44

Sep 5, 2018

With a new problem for Oliver Queen and The Citizen proving to be a credible menace, Green Arrow and Black Canary have some major issues to tackle. This creative team continues to hit the mark each issue as Green Arrow is once again becoming one of the more consistent books in the DC Rebirth era.

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7.0
Green Arrow (2016) Annual #1

Nov 29, 2017

The only other complaint is how detached the issue is from current events going on in the regular title. For the sake of this story and for the Christmas tie-in that's fine, but it would have been nice if Percy didn't set the story so long ago. This one is mainly for the true Green Arrow fans, but it's not one you'll miss much if you skip.

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8.0
Green Arrow (2016) Annual #2

May 30, 2018

This was a strong introduction of the Bensons take on Green Arrow. If this is any clue how their regular run will be, this book is going to stay in the crosshairs of readers pull list.

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7.0
Green Lanterns #1

Jul 20, 2016

Rage Planet ends on another solid, cliffhanger note. Humphries probably reached into the somewhat obvious cliche too soon. Hopefully he's got some other tricks in his bag to keep the title moving forward.

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6.0
Green Lanterns #2

Jul 6, 2016

Green Lanterns isn't there yet. By the conclusion of Rage Planet the problems might not all be addressed, but there's something here that makes me think Green Lanterns is going to be a special title in the Rebirth era.

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7.0
Green Lanterns #5

Aug 17, 2016

As usual, Humphries ends the issue on a solid cliffhanger. Consistently, each issue has been slow out the gates only to pick up steam and have me looking forward to the next installment. Once Humphries and Robson put that together for an entire 21 pages, Green Lanterns could join the upper echelon Rebirth titles.

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7.0
Green Lanterns #6

Sep 14, 2016

Hopefully Humphries has a better sense of pacing these story arcs going forward. Seeing as how Rage Planet's wrap-up still left a number of lingering subplots this arc could have been two issues shorter and just as effective. Green Lanterns continues to be an up and down reading experience, but it remains solid enough to stick with it for now.

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7.0
Green Lanterns #7

Sep 21, 2016

The issue ends with a mini-cliffhanger suggesting the two newest Lanterns are about to tangle with yet another longtime threat in the DCU. That could prove pretty fun. Green Lanterns is clearly going to be a title requiring patience. So far that approach has worked pretty well and there's little reason it'll stop anytime soon.

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8.5
Green Lanterns #8

Oct 5, 2016

Humphries has what seems like a fairly strong plot for this next story arc. With the messy introductions to Baz and Cruz out of the way, he's able to further establish their bonds while working Rami into the fold. I'm looking forward to seeing how this arc plays out as it could be the one that gets Green Lanterns to the next level.

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8.0
Green Lanterns #9

Oct 19, 2016

Despite the shaky art, this was a very strong chapter in the Phantom Lantern saga. Green Lanterns has found its way, hopefully Humphries can keep it in the light.

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8.0
Green Lanterns #10

Nov 1, 2016

Even with the inconsistent art, this was another strong issue for a title that's really picked up some momentum as of late. I'm very invested in this storyline and the various possibilities Humphries has to explore with this new villain.

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9.0
Green Lanterns #15

Jan 18, 2017

This wasn't the biggest must-read issue of Green Lanterns, but I liked it a lot. The bond between Baz and Cruz is becoming a real highlight and this issue really tapped into the overall Rebirth tone of hope and heroes striving every day to be the best version of themselves. This issue is a great jumping-on point for readers who want more insight on the Lanterns they've seen in the various Justice League issues.

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8.5
Green Lanterns #16

Feb 1, 2017

The villain behind all of the chaos made a lot of sense and played upon some older classic stories. Seeing how Batman and the Lanterns handle the situation should make for an entertaining conclusion.

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6.0
Green Lanterns #17

Feb 15, 2017

This was a team-up that was fresh and had some potential, but undercutting Baz and Cruz just made this issue of Green Lanterns read like a lackluster Batman issue.

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8.5
Green Lanterns #19

Mar 15, 2017

Polarity marks an easy jumping on point for new readers. This isn't DC's highest profile book, but it simply works.

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7.0
Green Lanterns #20

Apr 5, 2017

This wasn't a bad issue, but somewhat flat with the Doctor Polaris focus. Humphries sets up some interesting subplots while keeping Doctor Polaris strong for next issue's showdown with Baz and Cruz. That should be when things get a needed boost in excitement.

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9.5
Green Lanterns #22

May 3, 2017

Baz and Cruz don't need to stick around with the other Lanterns too long, but I'm thrilled Humphries is taking his time in letting this necessary story unfold. Especially with the developments teased on the last page. This is an easy recommendation for Lanterns fans and a nice jumping on point for readers who haven't been keeping up with the Lantern books.

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8.5
Green Lanterns #23

May 17, 2017

This is a pretty simple, but entertaining read full of some necessary character building moments for Baz and Cruz. They have learned much, but Humphries questions if they are fully Lanterns yet.

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9.0
Green Lanterns #24

Jun 7, 2017

This was a simple, fun little story arc. It wasn't a game-changer or affected the status quo, but it was a solid, breezy read and sometimes that's all we need.

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8.5
Green Lanterns #25

Jun 21, 2017

Green Lanterns has a solid arc to kick off its second year. Volthoom is another ring wearing villain, but the personal stakes and unpredictability factor with the cliffhanger should help make this a unique entry in the series.

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8.5
Green Lanterns #26

Jul 5, 2017

This wasn't a flash issue of Green Lanterns, but one that was invaluable in making sense of the larger story. Even with Baz and Cruz on the sidelines, this was a strong outing. With the menace explained, let's see how Baz and Cruz can deal with him.

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9.0
Green Lanterns #27

Jul 19, 2017

This issue was a lot of fun. It's great seeing these still relatively inexperienced lanterns getting pushed to their breaking point with no one to rely on but each other. I'm really enjoying how Humphries has gotten the title on track. Green Lanterns has quietly become a consistently good read the last couple of months. With Baz and Cruz's latest adventure, it doesn't look like that is going to slow down anytime soon.

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9.5
Green Lanterns #28

Aug 2, 2017

While some Rebirth titles have started faltering in Year 2, Green Lanterns seems to be gaining more and more momentum. This is a book that's quickly starting to earn highly anticipated status and this was another outstanding issue of Rebirth's most improved titles.

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9.5
Green Lanterns #29

Aug 16, 2017

If you're not reading Green Lanterns now, you're missing out on a consistently entertaining book that just keeps getting better every issue.

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9.0
Green Lanterns #30

Sep 5, 2017

I've really enjoyed this arc as everything is coming together wonderfully. If Green Lanterns remains at this level it's going to become one of DC's must-read books every other week.

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8.0
Green Lanterns #31

Sep 20, 2017

With Out of Time wrapped, Baz and Cruz are headed back home. This was an enjoyable arc and I'm optimistic Humphries can continue his momentum.

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6.5
Green Lanterns #32

Oct 4, 2017

Humphries really had a blank slate with Baz and Cruz and made them a fun pairing. I wish other writers utilized them as well in other books. Hopefully, incoming writer Tim Seeley maintains and continues to build on the terrific bond Humphries established.

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8.0
Green Lanterns #33

Oct 18, 2017

Eduardo Pansica continues on as the series artist. That's a smart move as Panscia's art has steadily improved and his art is a good fit for the title, especially when the script involves non-human encounters. Green Lanterns is in good hand with the new writer and readers who've been enjoying it so far won't have to worry about quitting it anytime soon.

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8.0
Green Lanterns #34

Nov 1, 2017

Green Lanterns is on a strong roll and I'm glad Seeley has streamlined the story elements to make for an easy jumping on point for new readers. They'll be in for a blast just like long term readers.

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7.0
Green Lanterns #36

Dec 6, 2017

This wasn't the biggest two-part story for the series, but it had some nice moments that furthered the bond between Baz and Cruz.

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8.0
Green Lanterns #37

Dec 20, 2017

I wasn't the biggest fan of the cliffhanger ending mainly because it seemed a bit too obvious. Hopefully, Seeley has some surprises in store to keep things from getting too predictable. Green Lanterns has been too good to start veering into clich territory.

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8.0
Green Lanterns #40

Feb 7, 2018

I like the overall direction of this story as its one thats uniquely suited for Baz and Cruz. Humphries has the chance to craft a really fun storyline here and it should be a blast seeing where he takes it.

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5.0
Green Lanterns #42

Mar 7, 2018

Seeley wraps the issue with a cliffhanger that will likely have more meaning to Omega Men fans than Green Lanterns readers. That's a curious decision since it won't have the desired impact on readers unfamiliar with Omega Men lore. Green Lanterns is struggling a little bit right now. Hopefully, Seeley can find his way to get the title back on track soon.

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8.5
Green Lanterns #46

May 2, 2018

I like where Green Lanterns is heading and Im looking forward to seeing how this arc continues to play out.

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7.5
Green Lanterns #47

May 16, 2018

Seeley is continuing to expand upon the bond of Baz and Cruz, which comes at an important time as the Guardians make a decision that will pose their greatest challenge yet. And who they send to dispatch that ruling makes for a very interesting next issue. Green Lanterns isn't quite back up to that perch where it was slowly becoming one of Rebirth's most improved titles, but it still makes for a solid and worthwhile read.

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8.0
Green Lanterns #50

Jul 4, 2018

Under Jurgens guidance Green Lanterns looks to be on firm stable footing for the first time in months. Evils Might has a lot of promise and quickly establishes a fresh new tone for one of Rebirths most enduring titles.

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8.0
Green Lanterns #51

Jul 18, 2018

Outside of a few really strong arcs from Sam Humphries, Green Lanterns has always felt like a title trying to find its way. Jurgens and Perkins seem to have a firm direction thats already making the book a more intriguing and engaging read.

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9.0
Green Lanterns #53

Aug 15, 2018

Green Lanterns has weathered the creative team carousel well and with Jurgens at the helm, the action and stakes has greatly improved. Next issue is sure to be incredible based on this cliffhanger.

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8.5
Green Lanterns #55

Sep 19, 2018

The only real problem with this issue was the lack of Simon Baz. As one of the main leads of this title before the other Lanterns joined in, Baz was becoming a very strong character. Hopefully this isn't the trend and he and former co-star Jessica Cruz won't continue to be slighted. Otherwise, Jurgens is handling this ensemble book nicely with encouraging signs that it's only going to continue to improve.

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9.0
Green Lanterns Annual #1

May 30, 2018

This Annual was a fun read and well worth grabbing for fans of the new Lanterns.

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8.0
Grrl Scouts: Magic Socks #6

Oct 18, 2017

The series finale is not to be missed by fans of the series but the conclusion also seems a bit rushed. I honestly wouldnt mind another drugged up, magical, comedy/satire series with these characters.

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9.0
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #1

Jul 27, 2016

For those DC fans seeking a more familiar extension of the Green Lantern vs Sinestro conflict, Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps is 'your Green Lantern book.' If the first issue and its final page are any indication, this will be one of the consistently entertaining post Rebirth titles.

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9.0
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #2

Aug 10, 2016

While some Rebirth titles are nearing their fifth issue, Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps has quickly distinguished itself from the pack. This is one of the top titles in DC and a must for every DC fan.

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9.5
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #3

Aug 24, 2016

Innocents Lost is another exciting chapter in the Hal Jordan series. This is high level quality Green Lantern action and this title continues to be a Rebirth standout.

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9.5
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #4

Sep 14, 2016

This is one of the constant must-read books right now in DC. Each issue only further solidifies its place on the top tier of Rebirth reading options.

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9.5
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #5

Sep 28, 2016

This is one of the rare Rebirth titles that hasn't needed to connect with the rest of the DC Universe. There hasn't been a random Superman, Batman or Justice League appearance, but it doesn't matter. Hal Jordan and the GLC is a title satisfying on every level right now.

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9.0
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #6

Oct 12, 2016

Hal Jordan and the GLC hasn't dropped the ball since its kickoff and this issue was another reminder why it's one of the best of the Rebirth era.

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8.5
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #7

Oct 26, 2016

Rafa Sandoval's pencils are reliably consistent, but for such a major chapter in the title it would have been nice to have Ethan Van Sciver handling the art responsibilities. That's like complaining the $1,000 bill I found on the street wasn't crisp enough. The cliffhanger definitely makes the next issue intriguing. This has been a title that hasn't let up yet. I'm looking forward to seeing how the fallout of Sinestro's Law impacts everyone.

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10
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #8

Nov 9, 2016

The story is great, but Ethan Van Sciver's art puts it over the top. Van Sciver packs so much detail into each frame that it's like watching a movie. When Van Sciver joins Venditti, this is a title very hard not to place atop DC's Rebirth line. This was another terrific installment in a series that hasn't had a letdown.

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10
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #9

Nov 23, 2016

Venditti and Sandoval do it again taking this title to a spot in the Top 4 Best of DC's current offerings.

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8.5
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #10

Dec 14, 2016

What stands out most with the title is how Venditti keeps making the right choices. The Green Lantern universe is wide open and full of potential missteps, but Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps keeps shining thanks to his impeccable direction.

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9.7
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #11

Dec 28, 2016

Next issue looks to bring Bottled Light to its conclusion. This hasn't been a story arc with major ramifications to the overall Green Lantern mythos, but it's been a tremendous amount of fun. Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps hasn't had a bad issue and issue 11 was another winner for this always reliable read.

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10
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #12

Jan 11, 2017

Issue 12 capped off a tremendous first 12 issues of this run and with this creative team firmly in place, there's no reason to suspect it won't remain one of DC's brightest lights.

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7.5
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #13

Jan 25, 2017

This was a cool down issue in every regard. You can safely skip it and not miss anything of consequence. But for the hardcore readers, it's another enjoyable installment of one of DC's finest.

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10
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #14

Feb 8, 2017

Hal Jordan and the GLC continues to be one of DC's strongest titles and this new arc looks to stay right on target for one of Rebirth's surest bets.

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9.5
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #15

Feb 22, 2017

This wasn't a major, big event issue, but Venditti keeps delivering superior character work with a relatable, accessible format. And any issue Van Sciver draws is well worth grabbing. Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps continues to do anything but disappoint.

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9.0
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #16

Mar 8, 2017

This wasn't a groundbreaking issue this week, but easily recommended for Guy Gardner fans and those who want to see the Lanterns acting heroic without their hardware.

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10
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #17

Mar 22, 2017

With a big shift in the status quo, Venditti seems to have set up the next great adventure that could run through multiple arcs. There's no telling what's in store, but with this creative team, the results could be anything but disappointing.

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9.0
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #18

Apr 12, 2017

One of my favorite aspects of the title is how Venditti writes in a classic comic book style setting up subplots that will become pivotal story arcs down the road. Saint Walker goes off on a new quest while a new menace is discovered and the Lanterns get a surprise guest with news of their fate. There's always a sense of the next great adventure here and this issue definitely opens up a nice array of new possibilities.

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8.0
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #19

Apr 26, 2017

The first real test of the combined Corps doesn't look to be a minor obstacle. And surely Venditti has some more plans in store for Rip Hunter. This book never fails to entertain and I'm eagerly looking forward to its next issue.

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9.5
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #20

May 10, 2017

The issue's big twist was unexpected and I'm psyched about Venditti's plans for the new arrival specifically what that means for Hal. This continues to be one of my favorite Rebirth titles. It always makes good on its promise for outlandish space action and great character work. It's hard to ask for much more.

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7.0
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #21

May 24, 2017

In spite of the art problems, Venditti nicely advances the Green Lantern/Sinestro Corps alliance. The teams are starting to lose the initial apprehension of working together, but a shocking reveal could drive a wedge in the heart of this tenuous pairing. I'm anticipating that to play a big part in future issues. This wasn't the typical home run I've come to expect from the title, but it was enjoyable enough to warrant checking out.

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10
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #22

Jun 14, 2017

Wright isn't the only one. Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps continues to be a shining beacon of light and hope for lasting excellence in the Rebirth era.

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10
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #23

Jun 28, 2017

At this point, I'd put Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps against any Rebirth title. It's that good and undoubtedly one of my easiest recommendations all month.

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10
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #24

Jul 12, 2017

There's few books I'm looking forward to more this month than Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #25. Venditti and Van Sciver have built up to something that could be really special with this penultimate issue for the milestone taking the emotions and conflict to the next level.

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10
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #25

Jul 26, 2017

What I like most about the end of this arc was how Venditti neatly wrapped up everything that's played out in the first 24 issues. Standalone issues that previously seemed irrelevant took on a new meaning. Events from the initial arc come back in play and Venditti sets things up nicely for future storylines.

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8.0
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #26

Aug 9, 2017

With New Gods back and the arrival of a deadly Omega Beam shooting enemy, the Corps are going to be busy. Fall of the Gods looks to have a lot of potential without a letup from the previous stellar arc.

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8.5
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #27

Aug 23, 2017

It's fun not seeing where Venditti plans on taking this story as there's a slew of possibilities. So far, this has been another solid arc in a title where that's the expectation.

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7.0
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #28

Sep 13, 2017

This is an issue you can skip if you're on a budget, but provides some nice emotional moments for Hal.

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7.5
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #29

Sep 27, 2017

This wasn't the book's best arc, but it was enjoyable enough as another day in the Corps. Hopefully with next issue's guest star, Venditti can truly make it feel important.

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9.0
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #30

Oct 11, 2017

The big payoff for this issue re-introduces another Silver Age throwback. Im excited about the prospect of Hal tangling with this opponent again especially since this is a different power set from other adversaries. With such a huge cast, its fun to see Hal get the solo spotlight every so often and this adventure looks like it will pack a ton of classic goodness.

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8.0
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #31

Oct 25, 2017

In every way, this felt like a fun Silver Age throwback. Venditti didnt drag out the story and allowed for an enjoyable team-up, a quickly disposed enemy and some plot threads worth revisiting later. While it wasnt the most memorable two issues of this run, it was well worth checking out.

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8.5
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #32

Nov 8, 2017

Bats Out of Hell hasnt been as satisfying a Metal tie-in as Gotham Resistance. This issue was fun to watch Hal battle a similar, but unique foe.

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9.0
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #33

Nov 29, 2017

Twilight of the Guardians gets off to a good start. Venditti typically handles these big arcs well and with a worthy opponent for the Lanterns, this could be another very fun arc.

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9.5
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #34

Dec 13, 2017

This is always a title that's at its best when the opposition is strong. Venditti is making the Controllers a significant problem and Twilight of the Guardians is shaping up to be another strong arc.

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9.5
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #35

Dec 27, 2017

This issue flew by thanks to some solid pacing and dynamic art, which continues to make this such a strong arc.

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8.0
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #36

Jan 10, 2018

Next issues teaser really has me intrigued since this will introduce a fresh opponent for the lanterns that should make for a very challenging conflict.

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8.0
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #37

Jan 24, 2018

Its nice to see Venditti still has some fresh ideas for the title and can keep mixing up the sparring partners for the lanterns. It will be very interesting to see how he makes a battle against a small Kryptonian army a fair fight for his heroes.

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8.5
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #38

Feb 14, 2018

This storyline has a ton of potential and I'm enjoying how Venditti immediately stacked the deck against the Corps. It's been a fun ride so far and I'm anxious to see where the story goes next to even the odds for Hal and company.

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8.5
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #39

Feb 28, 2018

This issue was the big buildup before the massive fight and Venditti set the stage for a major confrontation next issue. That means theres not a lot of weight here, but it an enjoyable read. This book remains one of the reliable options of DC Rebirth.

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10
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #40

Mar 14, 2018

Zod and his family definitely make for different opponents for the Corps and they make for a tough out even for the Corps' best. This has been a really fun storyline as it's more of a simple throwback to good guys fighting bad guys. Maybe it's not as brainy as some of the other reads on the market, but I'm really enjoying it.

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9.0
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #41

Mar 28, 2018

All around, this was a really enjoyable arc that benefited from having the Corps face off against a fresh opponent. Hopefully Venditti explores other DC villains in future stories that aren't the expected adversaries of Hal and company. That definitely made Kneel Before Zod a fun experience.

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9.5
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #42

Apr 11, 2018

Ive got very high hopes for this Darkstars Rising arc as it looks to be another killer storyline for a series that's becoming synonymous with very enjoyable stories.

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9.5
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #43

Apr 25, 2018

This storyline is shaping up to be another very strong entry in the series. The title continues to deliver and Venditti keeps upping the threat level against the lanterns making for another terrific installment of one of DCs best reads.

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10
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #44

May 9, 2018

I remain a major fan of this book as it delivers quality Hal Jordan/Green Lanterns every other week. After Zod, the Sinestro Corps battle and even Starro, I thought I'd seen it all from this book, but Venditti keeps finding ways to surprise and outdo himself. That always leads to a tremendous read.

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10
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #45

May 23, 2018

I'm really enjoying this arc as it's shaping up to be the best in Hal Jordan yet. And with the unexpected twist midway through, Venditti is ensuring this is not going to be a predictable story.

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8.5
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #46

Jun 13, 2018

This detour has been a bold move, but it's worked. I'm hoping the eventual Darkstars war proves just as engaging even if I'm not in a rush for it to arrive.

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10
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #47

Jun 27, 2018

This was easily one of my favorite reads this week as Hal J continues to shine as one of DCs brightest and reliably entertaining books on the stands.

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9.5
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #48

Jul 11, 2018

The Darkstars War goes into full battle mode this issue resulting in one of the more exciting and fun installments of this arc.

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9.5
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #49

Jul 25, 2018

Venditti knows how to satisfyingly wrap an arc with some great callbacks from earlier in the series and big time blockbuster moments. As much as Im not looking forward to the end of the series, I cant wait to see how he wraps one of DC Rebirths best titles.

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8.0
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #50

Aug 8, 2018

For fans of the series, this is a bittersweet finale. Venditti and Sandoval reached some massive heights with this title whether battling the Sinestro Corps, Starro, General Zod & family, the Controllers and the Darkstars. I'm looking forward to revisiting this run in collected trade format as it was one of my most consistent favorites.

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7.5
Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps: Rebirth #1

Jul 13, 2016

Despite the main characters shtick being based in will, Hal Jordan and The Green Lantern Corps Rebirth left me hopeful for this next chapter in the GL universe.

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9.0
Harley & Ivy Meet Betty and Veronica #1

Oct 4, 2017

Definitely looking forward to the next issue and should appeal to fans of Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy as well as fans of Riverdale.

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9.0
Harley & Ivy Meet Betty and Veronica #3

Dec 6, 2017

Harley and Ivy Meet Betty and Veronica ends with an introduction to the most infamous Gotham City villain that will certainly leaves readers ready for new issues coming in 2018.

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8.0
Hawkman (2018) #1

Jun 13, 2018

I'm optimistic about the future of this book as Venditti and Hitch are the right combination to make Hawkman work in the Rebirth era.

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9.0
Hawkman (2018) #2

Jul 11, 2018

Hawkman seems primed to be a fast riser for DC in the back half of 2018. It's got the right creative team and a very fresh approach to bring this character back to the same type of glory his peers enjoyed at the start of DC Rebirth.

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9.5
Hawkman (2018) #3

Aug 8, 2018

Its only taken a handful of issues, but Hawkman has quickly become an A-list title for DC. This creative team is firing on all cylinders making for a thoroughly exciting and surprising read each issue.

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9.5
Hawkman (2018) #4

Sep 12, 2018

They key is Venditti isnt running from Hawkmans very complicated history. Hes embracing it head on by having Carter Hall encounter various versions of himself throughout time. This issue finds Hawkman dealing with the Hawkworld incarnation of Katar Hol. This is such a clever gimmick and it allows for so many intriguing encounters and questions. Does Hawkmans previous lives also mean across the Multiverse so we could see him meet his JSA self or the Satellite Era JLA counterpart?

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8.5
Hawkman: Found #1

Dec 27, 2017

This issue leads into Metal #5 so itll be interesting to see how big a role this issue plays in the remaining issues of the mini series.

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7.5
He-Man / Thunder Cats #1

Oct 5, 2016

I'm looking forward to the next issue much more than any recent Masters of the Universe issue. Hopefully the series can make good on its potential and keep delivering on this crossover.

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8.5
He-Man / Thunder Cats #2

Nov 16, 2016

It's He-Man along against the villains of two worlds. An interesting turn of events looks to provide an alternative take on that format with the arrival of the ThunderCats. This is an easy recommendation for fans of both series and even those who just enjoy some big time super-powered heroics in the fantasy realm.

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8.5
He-Man / Thunder Cats #3

Dec 21, 2016

He-Man/ThunderCats remains a wholly satisfying, fan-pleasing experience. This is becoming a book I'm eagerly anticipating each new issue. So far it hasn't let me down. This crossover just might have the power.

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8.5
Hellblazer (2016) #1

Aug 24, 2016

I'm looking forward to seeing where Oliver takes the title. Hellblazer has tremendous potential and it could be a big sleeper hit for DC.

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7.5
Hellblazer: Rebirth #1

Jul 20, 2016

Hellblazer might not be the weeks biggest surprise or must-read title in the Rebirth banner. Its solidly entertaining and fills a very specific character void thatd been missing in DC Comics.

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9.5
Hit-Girl (2018) #1

Feb 20, 2018

Overall, this was a fun read that will thrill Kick-Ass and Hit-Girl fans alike. The mayhem and carnage is back. Time to start taking odds on the body count.

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8.5
Hit-Girl (2018) #3

Apr 26, 2018

Hit-Girl has been an unpredictable and unapologetic guilty pleasure. Millar keeps stacking these crazy scenarios and making them work for one of the more entertaining reads on comic stands today.

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9.0
Hit-Girl (2018) #4

May 22, 2018

Hit-Girl #4 proved a road trip to Colombia is anything but dull for our favorite teen assassin. Mindy's next road trip is taking her to a much colder climate, but knowing Hit-Girl, she's bound to make it explosive all the same.

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9.0
Hit-Girl (2018) #5

Jun 20, 2018

Lemire also incorporated some Big Daddy flashbacks, which was a nice touch and hopefully something he'll explore further. Mark Millar might not be writing the title any more, but Hit-Girl is in great hands and I'm looking forward to seeing how crazy this Canadian road trip will get.

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8.5
Hit-Girl (2018) #6

Jul 24, 2018

Hit-Girl #6 wasn't the most explosive issue in the series, but it does a great job of setting up for the pending storm. Now if somebody can just find Mindy some more guns.

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9.0
Injustice 2 #1

May 3, 2017

The cover is big time misleading as there isn't some big stand off with the heroes united. That might be on the horizon, but the final page suggests some interesting steps along the journey.

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10
Injustice 2 #2

May 17, 2017

I'd heard all the buzz about the first installment of Injustice and this sequel is certainly living up to the hype. DC couldn't ask for a better tie-in effort to not just make people want to buy the game, but also grab the previous Injustice collection.

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9.5
Injustice 2 #4

Jun 21, 2017

This was essentially a bridge issue until the next leg of the series, but thanks to a pair of exceptional character moments, this was an enjoyable read.

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9.0
Injustice 2 #6

Jul 19, 2017

This wasn't a major issue in the ongoing story. It made for an entertaining read. With the ominous warning of the major consequences to come for those who oppose Superman, things are only going to heat up.

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10
Injustice Vs. Masters of the Universe #1

Jul 18, 2018

These dream match-up scenarios are part of the fun of Injustice in the first place so it's a blast to see that further carried out in an Injustice comic crossover. I've got a good feeling about this one and it might end up being the most fun crossover of 2018 when it concludes.

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10
Injustice Vs. Masters of the Universe #2

Aug 15, 2018

I'm loving this book as it keeps going above and beyond my expectations. It's been a lot of fun and I can't wait to see how this team blows my away next issue.

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10
Injustice Vs. Masters of the Universe #3

Sep 19, 2018

It's been building since the start, but Seeley and Williams are finally ready to provide the epic face-off we've been waiting on — He-Man vs. Injustice Superman. We'll find out next issue, but this one does a great job of setting the stage for the big showdown. This is a book fans of either license needs to be reading ASAP.

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7.0
Justice League (2016) #1

Jul 20, 2016

In a largely set up issue, not a whole lot happens here. Hopefully Hitch will progress the story further now the first salvo of the adversary has been launched.

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7.5
Justice League (2016) #2

Aug 3, 2016

Justice League isn't back at top dog status yet, but it's improving. And that's definitely an encouraging sign.

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7.5
Justice League (2016) #3

Aug 17, 2016

The issue ends on a promising note that finally seems to be steering the story to a more focused action direction. Up to this point the League has just been randomly fighting The Kindred's minions. While it's fun watching the League cut loose, getting to the purpose of the fighting will make for a better read.

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6.0
Justice League (2016) #4

Sep 7, 2016

At this point it's the artwork that's driving the story. This hasn't been an engaging story from the start and Hitch has done little to turn the tide. DC's premier team book remains one of the weakest in the Rebirth era.

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4.0
Justice League (2016) #5

Sep 21, 2016

Justice League's first big arc is over and it wrapped in the same consistently disappointing fashion as the previous entries. Hopefully, Hitch can rebound with the next arc.

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5.0
Justice League (2016) #6

Oct 5, 2016

DC really needs the Justice League of America title to connect as this Justice League continues to flounder. There's just nothing truly compelling to encourage readers to stick with the title at this point. Justice League is never actively terrible, but to some extent, it's worse because it's fails to warrant much emotion at all.

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7.0
Justice League (2016) #8

Nov 1, 2016

The highlight this issue is the incredibly clean and detailed style of fill-in artist Neil Edwards. With a similar yet splashier style than Fernando Pasarin, Edwards' art is impressive. Whether the slow paced moments or the more action-driven sequences, Edwards proves up to the challenge. Regardless if the Outbreak arc marks the start of a Justice League turnaround for the beleaguered title at least it will look great.

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8.0
Justice League (2016) #9

Nov 16, 2016

Justice League has been a title that's constantly struggled since Rebirth. Outbreak won't fix all the problems, but this was another solid issue for a book that needed some positive momentum.

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6.0
Justice League (2016) #10

Dec 7, 2016

All around this was a rough week for Justice League. Next issue looks to be a big time slugfest with little need for dialogue heavy sessions. Hopefully that can turn things around for this beleaguered title.

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8.3
Justice League (2016) #11

Dec 21, 2016

Outbreak ends on an abrupt note, likely to allow for the Justice League vs. Suicide Squad tie-in. Justice League has a way to go to reach the Rebirth upper echelon, but this issue was a fun little slugfest and there's nothing wrong with that at all.

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7.5
Justice League (2016) #12

Jan 4, 2017

I get why this issue came out after the crossover kickoff, but it probably would have made for a better standalone if it occurred earlier. This is one of those tie-ins that's OK for background info and filling in some of the gaps, but the overall enjoyment of the crossover won't be impacted whatsoever with skipping this issue.

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8.5
Justice League (2016) #13

Jan 18, 2017

This might not be an essential reading for the JL vs Suicide Squad crossover, but Seeley and Eaton offer a solid companion piece worth reading.

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8.5
Justice League (2016) #14

Feb 1, 2017

For latecomers and those who quickly jumped shipped after the early going nowhere issues, this was a promising soft reset of this lineup. This was the first issue that left me optimistic that Hitch has got Justice League figured out.

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7.5
Justice League (2016) #15

Feb 15, 2017

Hitch making wholesale changes to his storytelling format at this point seems unlikely. Justice League is going to solely be worth grabbing now for the art. Pasarin delivers in that regard, but Justice League remains one of the bigger disappointments of DC Rebirth.

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8.5
Justice League (2016) #16

Mar 1, 2017

I'm cautiously getting more and more optimistic with the future of this title. For the first time since this run started I'm really looking forward to what's in store next issue. Hopefully the creative team can keep the momentum up.

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9.5
Justice League (2016) #17

Mar 15, 2017

Hitch fully captured the sense of urgency and race against the clock feel. This looks and reads like a whole different title from the one that kicked off in Rebirth. Maybe Hitch feels challenged from the Justice League of America title? Either way, the readers are benefiting from this significant enhancement of quality. Through this Timeless arc, Justice League is finally starting to feel like a prominent A-list title again.

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7.0
Justice League (2016) #18

Apr 5, 2017

While this issue largely felt like it was running in place, the plot looks to finally be advancing. Coupled with Pasarin's fantastic art that's enough reason to still be invested in this arc " for now.

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5.0
Justice League (2016) #19

Apr 19, 2017

This arc had a lot of promise, but Hitch isn't developed enough as a storyteller to deliver on these epic set-ups. As we're approaching the two-year mark with the title, Hitch has failed to create compelling and engaging stories featuring the world's greatest heroes. It's time for DC to start considering moving in a different direction with its flagship title.

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7.0
Justice League (2016) #20

May 3, 2017

Hitch tends to start these arcs strong and falters with each subsequent issue. So in a way his run is symbolic of the Groundhog Day theme. Hopefully this is the storyline that breaks that trend.

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9.0
Justice League (2016) #21

May 17, 2017

There's been some glimpses of Hitch starting to figure it out. Endless definitely gave me reason to be optimistic for the book's future. Even if you have been skipping this book, this was one worth checking out.

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7.5
Justice League (2016) #22

Jun 7, 2017

These shorter stories may not be groundbreaking epic arcs, but they're finally establishing a solid team dynamic. And they're definitely helping to make Justice League a more enjoyable title.

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9.0
Justice League (2016) #24

Jul 5, 2017

For a fill-in issue, this was a strong read and essential reading for Aquaman readers.

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9.0
Justice League (2016) #26

Aug 2, 2017

I'll be cautiously optimistic with this one based on the book's past, but Hitch has a good thing starting and I'm hopeful it remains a compelling read.

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9.5
Justice League (2016) #27

Aug 16, 2017

For now, there's enough to keep my interest especially with that final sequence involving Batman and Aquaman. If you'd given up on this title earlier, Legacy is shaping up to be a story worth giving it another chance.

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9.0
Justice League (2016) #29

Sep 20, 2017

Hitch has set several interesting events for a strong home stretch. I really wish Hitch was bringing this level of storytelling consistently and had Pasarin handling art from the beginning. This feels like the Justice League we wanted all along.

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8.5
Justice League (2016) #30

Oct 4, 2017

Legacy has one more issue left and it's Hitch's swan song on the title. While his run has been marked by inconsistencies, this has been a great high note to leave the title on. If the fifth chapter is as good as the previous installments, this will be the definitive arc of Hitch's Justice League run.

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7.5
Justice League (2016) #31

Oct 18, 2017

With a blank slate and characters he can develop without continuity constraints, Id be very interested in a Hitch Legacy series featuring the potential future heroes. Hitchs concepts might play better there since no one has any preconceived notions how Legacy stories should play out.

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8.0
Justice League (2016) #32

Nov 1, 2017

This isnt the most essential Metal tie-in, but Sharps art makes it worth picking up.

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8.5
Justice League (2016) #33

Nov 15, 2017

Tyler Kirkham handles most of the art with Mike Janin helping out in the middle chapter. As a big Janin fan, I wish the roles were reversed, but Kirkham did solid work here. Bats Out of Hell started off slowly, but evolved to become another strong side quest from the main story. These Metal tie-ins have definitely proven to be more than time killers until the next installment and I'm looking forward to seeing how it plays out.

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8.5
Justice League (2016) #34

Dec 6, 2017

Priest isn't rushing the story, which may prove frustrating for folks who want everything in one issue. Three Rooms is set up more for the long game, but with this creative team, it should prove worthwhile.

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9.5
Justice League (2016) #35

Dec 20, 2017

Justice League already seems significant revitalized with this new creative team. While one significant payoff to this arc has been announced, Priest and Woods are fleshing out a really engaging, character driven storyline.

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9.0
Justice League (2016) #36

Jan 3, 2018

Its a blast turning the pages of Justice League and legit being surprised by the developments and curious how stories are going to play out. Priest keeps challenging expectations making for a very different and very engaging take on the team.

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7.5
Justice League (2016) #37

Jan 17, 2018

The People vs. Justice League lost some momentum this issue, but not nearly enough to concern me about the overall state of the arc.

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5.0
Justice League (2016) #38

Feb 7, 2018

By the fifth chapter of an arc, it's nice to have a better feel of what's going on. It kind of feels like Priest is stretching a two or three issue story out to six and there's little sense of momentum, urgency or point. Hopefully next issue can turn things around as the title feels like it's treading water until the new creative team comes on board.

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4.0
Justice League (2016) #39

Feb 21, 2018

Maybe it will all make sense once its done, but Priest isnt offering enough incentive to make sticking around worth it.

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7.0
Justice League (2016) #40

Mar 7, 2018

Priest is doing a lot of hard work to connect the players involved in No Justice. The second chapter of Justice Lost still feels somewhat jumbled, but the foundation for one of DC's big 2018 events is slowly starting to take shape. Hopefully, it starts making more sense soon.

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8.0
Justice League (2016) #41

Mar 21, 2018

This wasnt a perfect issue of Justice League, but at least it was entertaining.

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8.0
Justice League (2016) #42

Apr 4, 2018

We've got one more issue left on the Priest/Woods era of Justice League. It's no sense in trying to predict the end point, but Priest sets things up for what could be a very fun finale.

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7.0
Justice League (2016) #43

Apr 18, 2018

Priest creates better moments with the team after the conflict is over in an extended epilogue. Those quieter moments play more into his strengths and I wish this issue focused more on the aftermath. This isnt required reading for No Justice, which is unfortunate, but it wraps up this very different if not totally satisfying run of Justice League.

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10
Justice League (2018) #1

Jun 6, 2018

A page near the end slyly teases some of the events in store, including some characters fans have been clamoring to see return for a while. Justice League #1 is everything I wanted from this book. With a creative team of top talent and a lineup of DC's top guns, this is a no-brainer pick-up. This finally feels like the Rebirth of the Justice League that I've wanted all along.

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10
Justice League (2018) #2

Jun 20, 2018

I'm really feeling good about the future of the Justice League now as the book feels like a mini must-read event every issue. I;m ready for the latest one in two more weeks.

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10
Justice League (2018) #3

Jul 4, 2018

I don't know what else to say about this issue outside of it finally feels like the Justice League is back.

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10
Justice League (2018) #4

Jul 18, 2018

Justice League hasn't come close to disappointing yet. This book hits all the sweet spots from its early days the anything goes Grant Morrison style and top tier lineup from the Geoff Johns era. Justice League has quickly ascended to the role of DC's flagship title and looks to firmly keep that spot locked up for the foreseeable future.

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9.5
Justice League (2018) #5

Aug 1, 2018

Justice League is such a strong title that it can easily handle a quick writer interlude without missing a beat. This definitely was not a filler issue and is a significant read for the main story.

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10
Justice League (2018) #6

Aug 15, 2018

Snyder packs a killer cliffhanger this issue — one that could potentially open up a whole new realm of possibilities not just for Justice League, but the DC Universe as a whole.

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10
Justice League (2018) #7

Sep 5, 2018

Just in case you thought the fun was over, Snyder adds two epilogues that promise to prove some major thrills including two big reveals. Justice League is comic books done right. If you love the medium, there's absolutely no reason to miss an issue.

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10
Justice League (2018) #8

Sep 19, 2018

Justice League might have switched creative teams for an issue, but the high standard remains as Luthor plots his next move and staying one step ahead of the League.

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10
Justice League / Power Rangers #1

Jan 11, 2017

This issue was a real unexpected treat. The writing was right on point and the art was a terrific fit. While I might have originally been skeptical of the concept, I'm fully won over and can't wait to watch this mini-series play out.

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9.7
Justice League / Power Rangers #2

Feb 8, 2017

Fans of either team should be all over this crossover. It's meeting expectations and delivering a high-quality team-up of two of pop culture's biggest groups. And for fans of both, this is the team-up you never knew you needed to see until reading this crossover.

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9.5
Justice League Dark (2018) #1

Jul 25, 2018

Tynion doesn't spend a lot of time assembling the team, which makes the threat seem all the more imminent and threatening. In just this first issue, Tynion teases that the Justice League Dark team roster might not be complete allowing for the possibility of more magic users to eventually sign up. As for me, I'm already hooked and eager to see what kind of unexpected and unusual adventures Tynion and Bueno take this team. Justice League Dark doesn't need any tricks when it's got such a strong creative team steering a potential-ripe title. This should be a fun ride.

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9.5
Justice League Dark (2018) #2

Aug 22, 2018

Tynion ends the issue with a creepy cliffhanger and I'm fully expecting this to be the norm from here on out. This book didn't take long to find its groove and is definitely one I'm anticipating each new issue.

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8.0
Justice League of America (2017) #1

Feb 22, 2017

Justice League isn't fully fleshed out yet. Orlando is still working on nailing the characters' voices, but this is an encouraging start. With The Extremists in town, this initial arc certainly won't be boring.

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5.0
Justice League of America (2017) #2

Mar 8, 2017

Justice League of America #2 brings all the existing problems with the title to the forefront in Reis' absence. Orlando needs to more firmly establish this team and their purpose. Until then, this isn't a team book worthy of the name Justice League.

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5.0
Justice League of America (2017) #3

Mar 29, 2017

Justice League is missing something to make it click. Right now it's floundering and just getting by on its name and hope the creative team can turn things around. At this point that optimism is seeming completely unfounded.

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8.0
Justice League of America (2017) #4

Apr 12, 2017

Wrapping up the first arc in four issues was a good sign that Orlando won't draw out stories. While this first one never fully connected and his take on Batman remains off, there's potential here with this title. Especially if Reis sticks around to illustrate it.

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4.0
Justice League of America (2017) #5

Apr 26, 2017

The final page is the least inspiring as it seems the least useful method for the League to battle an army. It's hardly the strongest cliffhanger and almost seems like the perfect jumping-off point for readers tired of waiting for this book to get better.

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6.5
Justice League of America (2017) #6

May 10, 2017

While the first half of the issue was weak, I'm cautiously optimistic Orlando and MacDonald are getting a better handle on this team and the best stories to tell with them. There really is potential here and now it's time for them to start doing something with it.

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9.0
Justice League of America (2017) #7

May 24, 2017

I don't even have to grade this one a curve. This was the best issue of this title by far. If the characters, not the action, become more of the focus like this issue Justice League of America could quickly become one of DC's best team books.

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5.0
Justice League of America (2017) #8

Jun 14, 2017

For now, it's still a book largely getting readers due to its title, not so much the quality of the story and art within.

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7.0
Justice League of America (2017) #9

Jun 28, 2017

The growing pains for Justice League of America continue to be tough. Orlando seems on the verge of stringing along a good run on the book, but it remains just out of grasp. This issue was another step in the right direction though there's still many miles left to go before this book reaches must-read status.

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8.0
Justice League of America (2017) #12

Aug 9, 2017

While this isn't one of my regular reads any more, this first chapter was entertaining enough to keep my interest for next issue. It might not be a turning point for the series, but it has to start somewhere and this is a good enough beginning.

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7.5
Justice League of America (2017) #13

Aug 30, 2017

This issue definitely benefited from the artwork of Ivan Reis, who seems to thrill to the challenge of creating the Microverse. Colorist Marcelo Maiolo does some fantastic work exploring various color combinations, hues and lighting. Even when the issue gets overly talky every page looks terrific.

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8.5
Justice League of America (2017) #14

Sep 13, 2017

I'm still not fully sold on the main story yet, but this feels much more like a classic JLA adventure than some of the earlier missteps. It's good to see Orlando do something new and rewarding to see it paying off with a fun story free of politics and topical storylines. If this keeps up, Justice League of America might just work out after all.

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3.0
Justice League of America (2017) #19

Nov 22, 2017

Surgical Strike wraps its second issue, but there's little evidence here that the third or fourth chapter can turn things around. JLA is a title badly in need of a spark and that doesn't seem to be coming anytime soon.

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8.5
Justice League of America: Killer Frost Rebirth #1

Jan 25, 2017

Killer Frost was the biggest question mark on the JLA team for me, but this issue goes a long way in proving she will be one of the more unpredictable and interesting members of the new team. Mission accomplished for this one-shot.

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8.0
Justice League of America: Rebirth #1

Feb 8, 2017

The team building was shaky and the motives are questionable, but there's a lot of potential here. And with Reis' art, Justice League of America will be one of DC's best looking titles. Not the worst foundation.

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9.0
Justice League of America: The Atom Rebirth #1

Jan 4, 2017

The issue smoothly ties in to DC Rebirth and definitely accomplishes its mission of stoking interest in seeing more of the new Atom in the Justice League of America.

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6.0
Justice League of America: The Ray Rebirth #1

Jan 18, 2017

With a new TV series on CW Seed and a prominent spot on Justice League, The Ray's stock is on the rise. This issue didn't do a lot to cast him as an enjoyable character, but I'm hopeful he'll fare better in his regular role on Justice League.

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9.5
Justice League of America: Vixen Rebirth #1

Jan 11, 2017

I wasn't all that excited about these standalones, but they've done a fantastic job of building interest in the new team. Hopefully that momentum continues into the new Justice League book.

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9.8
Justice League vs. Suicide Squad #1

Dec 21, 2016

My expectations for this book was high. Suicide Squad has been one of Rebirth's most consistently enjoyable reads, Williamson is a writer on the rise and Fabok is a legit artist superstar. Add in the Justice League and this crossover is delivering exactly what I was hoping. There's a slew of quality DC releases this week, but if you can only get one it absolutely has to be Justice League vs. Suicide Squad.

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8.5
Justice League vs. Suicide Squad #2

Dec 28, 2016

The issue ends on a pretty surprising note. One that takes this crossover to a whole new level. So far this crossover is delivering the goods despite the musical chairs art.

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8.5
Justice League vs. Suicide Squad #3

Jan 4, 2017

While the transition to the real enemy could have been handled smoother, the team-up against Lord's team should deliver big time on the action front. This issue started to show some cracks in the crossover, but hopefully Williamson can rebound for issue #4.

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10
Justice League vs. Suicide Squad #4

Jan 11, 2016

Williamson ends the book on another crazy cliffhanger that promises to pose the ultimate threat to one team. Issue 4 was exactly where this crossover needed to go at this point and fully delivered. Bring on the next chapter.

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9.0
Justice League vs. Suicide Squad #5

Jan 18, 2017

As far as big crossovers go, this hasn't disappointed yet. One more issue to go and the story hasn't let up yet. With the main villain revealed it should lead to an epic final confrontation.

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7.0
Justice League vs. Suicide Squad #6

Jan 25, 2017

There were some good moments in this crossover, but it was definitely hindered by the Justice League America focus. Hopefully that title delivers otherwise all the effort spent on Justice League vs. Suicide Squad would have been completely squandered.

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10
Justice League: No Justice #1

May 9, 2018

The ending is completely unexpected and really sets No Justice up to be a very fun ride. This is probably the first time in months I've read a comic and said ‘no way' when I got to the final page. It's a heck of a hook and a brilliant way to get this run going. Bring on issue 2!

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9.5
Justice League: No Justice #2

May 16, 2018

Just like last issue, Snyder, Tynion IV and Williamson deliver another killer cliffhanger. This book doesn't stop delivering from the first page to the last. Fortunately, No Justice doesn't require a ton of patience as I'm eager for the next issue to see what happens next.

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8.5
Justice League: No Justice #3

May 23, 2018

Art issues aside, this was another exciting installment for what's been a very fun read. I'm excited seeing how some of these characters will come together after No Justice and I'm looking forward to seeing how this arc comes to a head next week.

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9.5
Justice League: No Justice #4

May 30, 2018

No Justice accomplished its goal of having me stoked for all of these Justice League titles, Teen Titans and Titans books to come. This sets DC up on a very secure foundation to immediately restore its team book to their previous glory days. It's a good time to be a fan of group books in the DC Universe.

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6.0
Justice League: Rebirth #1

Jul 6, 2016

Hitch's widescreen cinematic art style remains impressive as always. The plot is strictly serviceable, but the artwork gives it a greater sense of importance. When the title gets underway Tony Daniel will be assuming regular art chores while Hitch focuses on writing. Gut reaction based off this first issue? Swapping the roles would probably result in a better Justice League. Hitch is still finding his voice as a writer and this high profile of an assignment is an interesting choice by the DC higher ups. Hopefully Hitch will prove worthy of the faith entrusted in him.

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10
Kick-Ass (2018) #1

Feb 15, 2018

Image Comics brings back one of its most popular series with an all-new Kick-Ass. Let's see how it did.

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8.0
Kick-Ass (2018) #2

Mar 25, 2018

The story ends in the manner of so man of the origin stories of others, it teases whats to come and gives the readers the first look at the birth of our new hero. Bring on issue #3. Long live Kick–Ass!

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8.5
Kick-Ass (2018) #4

May 17, 2018

Kick-Ass 4 is light on story, but delivers the kind of action youd expect from the title regardless whos under the mask.

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10
Kick-Ass (2018) #6

Jul 17, 2018

Steve Niles and Marcelo Frusin will pick up the title later this fall, but Kick-Ass #6 was an excellent curtain call from the original creators.

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9.5
Kick-Ass (2018) #7

Sep 18, 2018

Kick-Ass #7 keeps one of Image's most consistent titles rolling strong. Under Niles and Frusin, the book is in excellent hands.

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7.0
Kill the Minotaur #2

Jul 19, 2017

Kill the Minotaur #2 offers thrills for more than just mythology buffs. If the writers can begin the redemption or likability factor of its main character, this is going to be an even better read.

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8.0
Kingsman: The Red Diamond #1

Sep 10, 2017

For Kingsman fans ready for another adventure before The Golden Circle kicks off, Red Diamond is a fun appetizer.

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8.5
Lazarus: X+66 #1

Jul 19, 2017

This opening issue is largely set up. Depending on how the rest of the series goes, this story could have progressed further. Solomon and Cervantes journey to becoming Daggers has just begun. While potential obstacles werent fully explored, Im curious to see whats in store next issue.

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7.0
Mage: The Hero Denied #0

Jul 12, 2017

Brennan Wagner's colors seemed a little washed out, which in this instance gave the issue more of a classic 80s-90s vibe. The Hero Denied concludes the Mage trilogy and while we didn't get a lot of insight based on this preview, the final act should be a lot of fun.

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8.0
Mage: The Hero Denied #1

Aug 16, 2017

There's no outrageous cliffhanger to demand readers return for the next issue. Wagner is too confident a storyteller to worry about readers not sticking around. That confidence is welcome as Wagner is clearly setting this 15 issue series up with the long game in mind. It should be a fun ride.

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9.5
Man of Steel (2018) #1

May 30, 2018

After this issue, I understand DC's decision to give the Superman reins to Bendis. He's got some interesting ideas and he's not grounding Superman to the point he sounds like Daredevil, Jessica Jones or Luke Cage. If you're on the fence, this issue just might win you over.

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9.0
Man of Steel (2018) #3

Jun 13, 2018

For now, this was another solid issue on a series that so far hasn't disappointed.

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9.5
Man of Steel (2018) #4

Jun 20, 2018

The ending is very abrupt, which was probably the intent. That would be more of a problem if the next issue wasn't coming in seven days. I'm enjoying this mini series and Bendis is crafting it in a way that the story doesn't feel stretched out. I'm ready to see where he takes us on this ride next week.

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8.5
Man of Steel (2018) #5

Jun 27, 2018

Rogol Zaar is at least a formidable foe even if he hasn't fully lived up to the hype.Happily that's not the same sentiment with Bendis, who's early work on Superman and his supporting cast has been encouraging.

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9.5
Man of Steel (2018) #6

Jul 4, 2018

I was worried Bendis would ruin a great thing with Superman, but Man of Steel proved he's a strong fit for the character. If this mini-series was any indication, Superman is in good hands and readers are in line for some great stories.

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6.0
Marvel Legacy #1

Oct 7, 2017

In the end, Legacy #1 wasnt the stand to attention game-changer Marvel really need to win over disgruntled readers. Theres potential here, but not the home run to convince readers to explore all of Marvels offerings like its Distinguished Competition accomplished with Rebirth.

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9.5
Mera: Queen of Atlantis #1

Feb 28, 2018

This is another newer DC series with a lot of promise. Its nice to see Mera get her time in the spotlight, but this is set up in a manner that it doesnt just have to be wrapped up in six issues.

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9.5
Mister Miracle #1

Aug 9, 2017

The overriding theme of the issue is two small, but powerful words — Darkseid is. It's the lingering warning, foreshadowing that accompanies most pages. By the end of the issue that warning proves necessary resulting in a tantalizing cliffhanger. This is just one issue in, but I'm already expecting big things from this title. Don't let Mister Miracle escape your pull list this week.

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10
Mister Miracle #2

Sep 13, 2017

Free of ongoing continuity, King is able to just tell a great story and this issue made for another fantastic read. This is definitely going to be one latecomers are going to be sorry they waited to start reading. Don't make that mistake and get on this title now.

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9.5
Mister Miracle #3

Oct 11, 2017

I'm still not fully sure whats going on here, but I do know enough that I like it. Mister Miracle isnt the average comic and its one of the strongest monthly titles DC has going today.

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10
Mister Miracle #4

Nov 8, 2017

This issue is filled with this weird mix of deadpan humor, slice of married life and tyrannical authority figures. Mister Miracle has been a compelling read, but theres so much more beyond the surface that could be broken down in writing or comic book courses. Its been a long time since Ive read a comic that had me thinking on multiple levels beyond just whats on the page, but King and Gerads are pulling it off. This is another installment you dont want to miss.

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10
Mister Miracle #5

Dec 13, 2017

There's really not a lot that needs to be said with this book. King and Gerads continue to surprise and this issue was everything right with this series. It's worth all the hype and then some.

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10
Mister Miracle #6

Jan 10, 2018

Its probably foolish to bet against them at this point, but its going to be tough to find many comics in 2018 that will top this issue. Yes, its the second week of the year, but Im feeling pretty confident. If youre not getting Mister Miracle, youve already figured out your first resolution for 2018.

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9.5
Mister Miracle #7

Mar 14, 2018

This wasn't the most eventful episode of this series, but this felt like a fitting time to cool down and make a big moment out of an intimate milestone in the lives of Mister Miracle, Big Barda…and even the Furies.

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9.5
Mister Miracle #8

Apr 18, 2018

Were on the back end of whats been a bizarre, unusual and memorable ride. King still isnt ready to tip his hand yet for the big payoff, but as long as the issues remain this enjoyable, Im solidly hooked.

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9.5
Mister Miracle #9

Jun 13, 2018

We're just three issues away from the end of this series and if the last few pages are any indication, things are about to get a lot more interesting and dire for Mister Miracle.

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9.5
Mister Miracle #10

Aug 1, 2018

This issue ends on a very ominous note and it will be very interesting to see what King and Gerard's have in store for the penultimate issue.

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10
Mister Miracle #11

Sep 19, 2018

DCs cant-miss maxi-series nears its conclusion with a stunning shocking penultimate issue. It will be interesting to see how King and Gerads bring it home.

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10
Moonstruck #3

Oct 4, 2017

Beautiful art work and acceptance of more than one type of race, sexuality, gender identity, and magic definitely keeps this series worth checking out and keeps fans eager for what's next to come.

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9.0
New Challengers (2018) #1

May 16, 2018

New Challengers was a very nice surprise. I'm looking forward to seeing where it goes from here and if future installments will be as shocking and unpredictable. For now this was a very solid start.

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8.5
New Challengers (2018) #3

Jul 18, 2018

New Challengers continues to be an unpredictable ride and with yet another unexpected cliffhanger the twists don't look like they're going to stop anytime soon.

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8.0
New Challengers (2018) #4

Aug 15, 2018

Once again, there's a crazy cliffhanger with this issue. New Challengers has a classic old school feel with plenty of reasons to highly anticipate the next installment. This has been a fun ride so far.

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10
New Superman #1

Jul 13, 2016

There's a welcome newness here that left me wanting to know more about everything. From the rise of the American-style super villains, China's efforts to increase its superhero population and how Super-Man fits into the equation. This was a book I had little interest in when it was announced, but will now be one I'm eagerly anticipating the next issue each month.

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8.0
New Superman #2

Aug 10, 2016

Super-Man doesnt do a lot this issue besides getting humbled by his teammates. This probably wont be a title with a lot of major developments, but either way New Super-Man is proving to be a very entertaining new entry to DCs ranks.

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9.0
New Superman #3

Sep 14, 2016

New Super-Man is one of those new Rebirth titles I wish were bi-weekly. Waiting a full month for the next installment seems way too long. But if it continues at this quality, it'll always be worth the wait.

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8.5
New Superman #4

Oct 12, 2016

Events in this issue only further the Invincible comparison, but for a new DC title, that's hardly a bad thing. There's a few monthly titles I wish were on a bi-weekly schedule for the next hit faster and New Super-Man definitely earns a spot on that list. It'll be a long 30 days, but there's little doubt the creative team won't make it work the wait.

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8.5
New Superman #5

Nov 9, 2016

Yang is well on his way to crafting DC's best kept secret with New Super-Man. This issue was another winner and doesn't seem to offer any signs of a letdown yet.

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6.0
Nightwing (2016) #1

Jul 27, 2016

Javier Fernandez' art style is a good fit for the title. His characters' faces are a little weak and slightly cartoonish. On the major plus side, Fernandez's art is reminiscent of longtime Nightwing artist Scott McDaniel, which adds to the throwback feel. Hopefully writer Tim Seeley has some tricks for the series as this first issue lacked that extra oomph to warrant the change in direction.

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7.5
Nightwing (2016) #2

Aug 3, 2016

Javiar Fernandezs artwork is best when Nightwing is in action. He captures the fluid, daredevil style of Nightwing very well. The dialogue heavy moments remain a challenge, but there was a lot to like on the art front this issue.

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8.5
Nightwing (2016) #3

Aug 17, 2016

Nightwing is delivering exactly what I want out of the title.

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8.0
Nightwing (2016) #4

Sep 7, 2016

This was a solid conclusion to the Better than Batman arc. Nightwing might not be an elite level Rebirth title, but it's consistency issue after issue makes it an easily recommended book.

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6.0
Nightwing (2016) #5

Sep 21, 2016

Two issues in and Night of the Monster Men hasn't quite grabbed my interest yet. It's not bad, but it's not at the must-read status we've come to expect from the Bat titles since Rebirth started.

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8.5
Nightwing (2016) #7

Oct 19, 2016

After a Batman family crossover, it was refreshing to find the spotlight solely on Nightwing again. Seeley and Fernandez continue to consistently deliver on this title. If it's not quite at the A+ level of Batman and Detective Comics, it remains a steady and very enjoyable read.

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8.0
Nightwing (2016) #8

Nov 1, 2016

While Rise of Raptor didn't have the smoothest of landings, it showed Nightwing is a definite player in the DC Rebirth line. I'm looking forward to seeing where Seeley takes the title next.

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7.5
Nightwing (2016) #9

Nov 16, 2016

After the Better Than Batman arc, Seeley needed a cool down issue before establishing Nightwing's next big challenge. This was an easy read that further solidified Nightwing's status in any DC Universe.

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8.5
Nightwing (2016) #10

Dec 7, 2016

Seeley isn't reinventing anything here with Nightwing, but getting the character back to his old stomping grounds bodes well for the future direction of the title.

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8.0
Nightwing (2016) #11

Dec 21, 2016

While the artwork could be tighter, this was another solid issue for Nightwing's back to basics approach. There's some exciting potential with this title and it'll be fun seeing where Seeley continues to take it.

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7.0
Nightwing (2016) #12

Jan 4, 2017

Hopefully, Seeley can get the book back on track. Bludhaven is the ideal stomping ground for Nightwing, but it's a city best explored with Nightwing on his own.

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7.5
Nightwing (2016) #13

Jan 18, 2017

This Bludhaven arc hasn't been as good as previous installments, but Nightwing remains a reliable read under Seeley's guidance.

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7.5
Nightwing (2016) #14

Feb 1, 2017

In the end, this arc was decent, but never really reached that next level. That's a credit to the stellar job Seeley has done on the title. The next arc already looks promising with the reveal of Nightwing's surprising next adversary ready to reclaim his turf.

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10
Nightwing (2016) #15

Feb 15, 2017

This was my favorite issue of the new Nightwing. Hopefully, Seeley's cliffhanger tease doesn't ruin all the good will this issue earned. It deserves more than a clich payoff.

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9.8
Nightwing (2016) #16

Mar 1, 2017

Nightwing is starting to close in on some of the top level DC books. It's rolling and with a new Batman & Robin story, terrific characterization and on electric art, it's just getting started.

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8.5
Nightwing (2016) #17

Mar 15, 2017

Nightwing Must Die has delivered the goods so far and this was another winner.

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8.0
Nightwing (2016) #18

Apr 5, 2017

Just as it seemed the Nightwing Must Die arc was winding down, Seeley sends a major curve ball with the shocking reappearance of another acclaimed addition to the Batman Rogues. This arrival is pretty exciting and I'm really looking forward to seeing where Seeley takes this arc next.

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7.0
Nightwing (2016) #20

May 3, 2017

Seeley understands the importance of going out on a high note however as the arc has some nice payoffs to both subplots. At least one will continue to be a significant aspect of the title. And hopefully it's not too long before we see Nightwing and Robin teaming up again.

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9.5
Nightwing (2016) #21

May 17, 2017

This wasn't the biggest must-read issue this week, but the strong character work and above average artwork make this an easy recommendation for both Nightwing and Flash fans.

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8.5
Nightwing (2016) #22

Jun 7, 2017

Re-establishing Blockbuster in the series, particularly one that has a different agenda, should make for an engaging arc. I'm interested in seeing where Seeley is going to take this story as it's got a lot of potential.

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9.5
Nightwing (2016) #23

Jun 21, 2017

The cliffhanger finds Nightwing in a very tight spot, which sets up for what should be a thrilling next issue. Nightwing is operating at a high level right now.

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9.0
Nightwing (2016) #24

Jul 5, 2017

There's not a ton of plot this issue, but a fun excuse to watch Nightwing unleashed. The cliffhanger isn't as exciting as Seeley hoped, but with a story this good, there was little chance I was going to miss the next issue anyway.

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9.0
Nightwing (2016) #25

Jul 19, 2017

Nightwing remains one of the top tier Batman spin-off books. Seeley has shown a willingness to keep trying new things with the direction of the title. It helps keep the book from ever feeling stagnant. And with a character like Nightwing that's a winning formula.

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9.5
Nightwing (2016) #26

Aug 2, 2017

Seeley going nostalgic with a Grayson era storyline definitely has my interests and the final page has me eagerly awaiting the next issue. If you needed a good jump-on point this is an easy recommendation.

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7.5
Nightwing (2016) #27

Aug 16, 2017

The cliffhanger was smart and played off a seemingly throwaway joke from earlier. Art problems aside, I still enjoyed this issue and am ready for the next installment.

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8.0
Nightwing (2016) #28

Sep 5, 2017

For Grayson readers, this has been a fun homecoming style arc. And even for those not familiar with that run, Seeley and Fernandez made it enjoyable enough that even newcomers can get in on the excitement.

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9.0
Nightwing (2016) #29

Sep 20, 2017

Gotham Resistance continues next week and its already vying for best event supporting mini-arc of 2017. Seeley and Pelletier held up their end and hopefully next week maintains the pace and quality effort so far.

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9.0
Nightwing (2016) #30

Oct 4, 2017

Raptor's Revenge gets off to an enjoyable start and the last page suggests this arc is going to be an exciting culmination of everything that's been built up so far.

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9.0
Nightwing (2016) #35

Dec 20, 2017

I'm really excited about this new slight change of Nightwing's status quo and this intriguing new enemy could be a welcome addition to his Rogue Gallery.

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9.0
Nightwing (2016) #36

Jan 3, 2018

The Untouchable has been a great jumping on point for new readers. I'm loving this new direction and the fresh perspective Humphries and Chang are bringing.

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9.5
Nightwing (2016) #43

Apr 18, 2018

Mikyu Jung has a fun art style that works very nicely with Nightwing with wide open layouts and expressive faces. According to Jung, this issue was on the back burner for a while before getting released. Nightwing, Robin, Arsenal and Teen Titans fans will likely be ecstatic it did. Id definitely like to see Moreci and Jung handle more Titans stories in the future. This book nailed the team dynamic down better than a lot of issues on the main title and itd be unfortunate if this was just a one-time deal.

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9.0
Nightwing (2016) #44

May 2, 2018

This new creative team definitely seems synced in on how to make a compelling Nightwing arc. This issues cliffhanger promises some wild developments and a fun ride thats only just getting started.

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8.5
Nightwing (2016) #45

Jun 6, 2018

Nightwing was starting to get into a bit of a rut so I'm glad Percy has re-energized the title and given it a kick to get back to the heights it enjoyed at the onset of Rebirth.

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7.0
Nightwing (2016) #46

Jul 4, 2018

Nightwing is starting to find its way again after some earlier hiccups. Percy and Mooneyham are getting into a groove and it's making for an engaging work in progress. The end result could prove to be something special.

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8.0
Nightwing (2016) #48

Sep 5, 2018

Like I said, this issue is so far removed from a standard Nightwing vigilante story as possible, but Percy somehow makes it work. Of all the DC vigilantes, Nightwing is probably the most likely to make this setting fun. The end route may crash and burn, but Percy and Nahuelpan have me interested for next issue.

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8.5
Nightwing (2016) #49

Sep 19, 2018

Percy leads the issue to Batman #55, which will set the stage for the big 50th anniversary issue next month. This was a stronger outing for Percy's Nightwing, suggesting with a few more months on the title he could have really turned things around after a somewhat uneventful start.

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8.0
Nightwing (2016) Annual #1

Aug 29, 2018

Nightwings tech wars adventure isnt over yet, but Percy and Schmidt gave it the boost it needed for the next round.

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8.0
Nightwing: Rebirth #1

Jul 13, 2016

Like Grayson, the opponents probably won't be as important as the personal dynamics. Nightwing is just one of those characters who thrives regardless of the situation. I'm looking forward to see where this new adventure takes him. This is a great jumping on point for Grayson readers unsure of the new direction. For longtime Nightwing fans, their hero is back in his classic identity ready to resume his mission.

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9.5
Nightwing: The New Order #1

Aug 23, 2017

This book kind of came out of nowhere, but it's definitely a title I'll be following closely through its run. DC might not venture into Elseworlds territory too often these days, but a book like New Order makes it work checking out.

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9.5
Nuclear Winter #1

Jul 11, 2018

If this arc is intended to be the prelude to an Outsiders title, with this creative team it will quickly be one of DCs best team books.

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9.5
Oblivion Song #1

Mar 7, 2018

Oblivion Song has all the makings of a major hit for Image and is easily recommended for readers looking for something fresh and fun.

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9.0
Plastic Man (2018) #1

Jun 13, 2018

I like where this book is heading and am really excited about whats in store next issue. DC Comics are fun again and its nice to see Plastic Man getting his overdue moment in the spotlight now to celebrate it.

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6.0
Prism Stalker #1

Mar 7, 2018

While Prism Stalker didn't immediately grab my attention, it looks like there's enough potential here to warrant sticking with it for four or five issues.

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7.0
Realm #2

Oct 18, 2017

If you desire a story with bloody action without caring much about the world its happening in then The Realm is for you. — Pierre Brown

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8.0
Red Hood and the Outlaws (2016) #2

Sep 14, 2016

While Red Hood and the Outlaws hasn't gotten the team together it's been an entertaining ride so far. Hopefully the book maintains its consistency when Bizarro debuts next issue.

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8.0
Red Hood and the Outlaws (2016) #3

Oct 12, 2016

This is not a quick moving title, but the events are progressing at a reasonable pace considering the characters involved. It helps that Lobdell has a cast that's not involved in other pockets of the DCU and he can take the time to develop the team's origin. I'm enjoying this one a lot for its patience. There will be plenty of time for the action, but the team formation can only be done once. Better to get it done properly this time.

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8.0
Red Hood and the Outlaws (2016) #5

Dec 14, 2016

Five issues in and while I've enjoyed the build-up, it's time to advance the story. If for no other reason than I'm ready to see what Lobdell has in store for the assembled team when the threats go beyond Black Mask.

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7.5
Red Hood and the Outlaws (2016) #9

Apr 12, 2017

This wasn't the most riveting installment, but it sets the stage for the three Outlaws to confront some major internal obstacles. Apart they may not succeed, but the fun in the Outlaws is seeing how long it takes them to learn how to fully come together.

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9.0
Red Hood and the Outlaws (2016) #13

Aug 9, 2017

The twist at the end was definitely something I never saw coming, but I can't wait to see how it plays out next issue. It's almost one of those why hasn't something tried this before angles. It really opens up some fun possibilities for the title and I'm excited to see Lobdell further this experiment.

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9.5
Red Hood and the Outlaws (2016) #14

Sep 13, 2017

Lobdell smartly reveals this change won't be permanent and it's a race against the clock for Bizarro to make the most of the genius time he has left. That's the right call as it allows readers to enjoy this change while knowing eventually the ride will be over. I'm very excited about the potential here and where Lobdell will take this storyline before resetting Bizarro back to normal. It's going to be a very fun ride until then.

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9.0
Red Hood and the Outlaws (2016) #22

May 9, 2018

I've been lax on catching up with this one, but that definitely was a mistake. I'd forgotten how surprisingly touching and engaging this book can be. While there's no action, it's still a strong read this week.

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6.0
Red Hood and the Outlaws (2016) #26

Sep 12, 2018

I wanted to give this new direction a chance as I was skeptical when the changes were announced. So far I'm not convinced this was the right path to take the title as it feels far too derivative, but I'll give it a few more issues to find its way.

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8.0
Red Hood and the Outlaws (2016) Annual #1

Aug 30, 2017

Is this a must-read? No, but for fans of Nightwing and Red Hood & the Outlaws this was an enjoyable and well paced read.

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9.0
Red Hood and the Outlaws (2016) Annual #2

Aug 29, 2018

This annual is an easy recommendation for fans of all of Jason Todd's adventures and for those who want the comprehensive story.

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8.0
Red Hood and the Outlaws: Rebirth #1

Jul 27, 2016

Dexter Soys artwork is an interesting anime meets noir style. Thats further aided by colorist Veronica Gandini limiting the Jason flashbacks to grey and reds. Its hard to gauge how this title will be, but the foundation is set for what could be a pleasant Rebirth surprise.

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10
Regression #3

Jul 12, 2017

Bunn and Luckert are weaving a compelling read. For those that like unsettling mysteries, it's not too late to go back and get in to Regression. There's a great story that's just started to unfold.

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9.0
Regression #4

Aug 16, 2017

Regression remains one of the titles I'm most excited that I stumbled onto this year and is a classic mind screw.

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8.0
Secret Empire #0

May 9, 2017

Daniel Acunas art further helps the story. His paint like style is so unique and makes for such an atypical visual presentation. Hopefully Acuna will be one of the recurring artists in Secret Empire going forward.

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6.0
Secret Empire #1

May 9, 2017

Like a lot of Marvel events the story will unfold in various tie-ins, but the pacing of this issue suggests the main book is going to have a very slow burn. That doesnt make for the most compelling argument not to just wait on the trade or at least for a few more issues to get a more complete story.

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10
Shirtless Bear Fighter #2

Jul 26, 2017

Do yourself a favor and take life a little less seriously by reading this issue. Its outlandish, silly and a ton of fun.

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9.5
Sideways #1

Feb 14, 2018

I'm excited about this one as it seems to have a lot of potential. Hopefully DiDio, Jordan and Rocafort can keep the fun going. With such a wide open character, the only real problem will be their imagination and getting readers to give it a try. It's definitely worth taking a look and falling for Sideways.

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6.0
Slots #1

Oct 4, 2017

Artist and writer Dan Panosians new series stars a character youd hate to love. Hes unreliable, self-centered, and never short on a story to tell. This introduction to the series seems to have a slow but interesting beginning. He just seems terrible, which doesnt necessarily make me want to connect with this series but perhaps further issues could change my opinion.

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10
Spawn #278

Sep 28, 2017

Issue #278 definitely keeps the readers engaged with possible foreshadowing of the fate of Cyan and still tapping into Spawns powers however they were very vague, (quite possibly an issue only to new fans of Spawn), as to what Spawn did to anger the angels after him.

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8.5
Suicide Squad (2016) #1

Aug 17, 2016

Regardless of the artist, Suicide Squad is quickly establishing itself as one of the superior team books in the DC Rebirth era.

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9.0
Suicide Squad (2016) #2

Sep 14, 2016

This has been a title that's certainly hit the ground running. It reads exactly like DC's Dirty Dozen by way of Expendables as intended. And so far it's been immensely entertaining.

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8.0
Suicide Squad (2016) #3

Sep 28, 2016

The partial storytelling format is beginning to affect the title's pacing. Once the title gets artistic stability it will be one of Rebirth's better reads. Until then, it's just going to be a great tease of its future potential.

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7.0
Suicide Squad (2016) #4

Oct 12, 2016

Despite the problems with the storytelling format, Suicide Squad has always looked good. Through all three stages of the visual presentation, the main story disappoints. One of the selling points for this title is Lee's artwork. And when he delivers, it more than holds up to his end of the bargain. But even beyond the various inkers, the artwork largely looks Lee mailed it in.

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8.5
Suicide Squad (2016) #5

Oct 26, 2016

Suicide Squad's format always prevents it from reaching its full potential, but this issue utilized it well. The cliffhanger certainly makes the next issue interesting. If Williams and Lee can maintain this consistency, Suicide Squad will continue to deliver albeit in smaller doses.

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8.5
Suicide Squad (2016) #6

Nov 16, 2016

Suicide Squad #6 packs two strong stories into one issue this week. Ideally, the main story would stretch out a full issue, but Williams has a better grasp on fitting cliffhangers to keep readers on edge. Despite the wonky format, this was another quality outing for the Squad.

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9.5