Luke Cornelius's Comic Reviews

Reviewer For: Multiversity Comics Reviews: 44
7.6Avg. Review Rating

6.9
Big Girls #2

Sep 21, 2020

"Big Girls" #2 further underpins the characters with moral complexity but is weakened by its stilted dialogue and disjointed final scene.

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8.2
Black Cat (2020) #2

Jan 25, 2021

"Black Cat" #2 is a roller-coaster heist story from start to finish.

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7.5
Blade Runner: Origins #1

Mar 15, 2021

"Blade Runner Origins" #1 is a layered and intriguing opening issue that introduces a new protagonist in the calm before the storm.

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6
By The Horns #1

Mar 1, 2021

"By The Horns" #1 has a unclear and indecisive narrative that doesn't match its great artwork.

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7.2
Cable (2020) #4

Sep 7, 2020

A fun comic which primes "Cable" for its 'X of Swords' involvement.

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7
Cable (2020) #9

Mar 29, 2021

What "Cable" #9 lacks in story progression, it makes up for with high quality in every other department.

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7.1
Deadpool (2019) #4

Mar 23, 2020

"Deadpool" #4 gives the opening arc of the series an entertaining and satisfying end.

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7.5
Deadpool (2019) #6

Aug 10, 2020

"Deadpool" #6 is a fun and satirical look at the X-Men status quo.

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7
Dr. Strange (2019) #3

Feb 17, 2020

"Dr. Strange" #3 dives into the weird side of Strange's magical adventures and delivers it with some suitably surreal designs and colorwork.

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8
Excalibur (2019) #18

Feb 15, 2021

"Excalibur" #18 is a dense but compelling exploration of the 'X of Swords' fallout.

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8.5
Guardians of the Galaxy (2020) #2

Feb 24, 2020

"Guardians of the Galaxy" #2 gives an incredibly exciting ride that builds upon the bold foundations set in the first issue.

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6.9
Heroes Reborn (2021): Peter Parker, The Amazing Shutterbug #1

May 17, 2021

"Heroes Reborn: Peter Parker, The Amazing Shutterbug" #1 is an ambitious alternate take on a classic character, though the misfires in its ending and artwork hold it back.

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8.5
Jenny Zero #1

May 10, 2021

"Jenny Zero" #1 combines fantastic visuals with an intriguing story for a promising debut issue.

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7
Juggernaut (2020) #4

Dec 14, 2020

"Juggernaut" #4 is a mostly enjoyable, though somewhat extraneous, penultimate issue.

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7
King In Black: Black Knight #1

Feb 8, 2021

Spurrier, Saiz, and Petit succeed at producing an entertaining 'King in Black' tie-in that's a good appetizer for "Black Knight: Curse of the Ebony Blade."

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6.9
King In Black: Thunderbolts #1

Jan 18, 2021

"King in Black: Thunderbolts" #1 is a solid and entertaining tie-in, with characters who might just convince you to return for issue #2.

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6.8
Maestro (2020) #1

Aug 24, 2020

"Maestro" #1 is an accessible first issue, with solid artwork, which fails to show its potential until its final pages.

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6.8
Maestro (2020) #4

Nov 30, 2020

"Maestro" #4's exciting visuals ease the damage caused by the misfires in its script.

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6.8
Marauders #19

Apr 12, 2021

"Marauders" #19 is a simple and effective story which puts a pause on the clashes with Verendi ahead of the 'Hellfire Gala.'

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7.5
Middlewest #14

Jan 27, 2020

"Middlewest" #14 delivers yet another emotional entry in the series with its great artwork.

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9.2
Middlewest #18

Jul 27, 2020

"Middlewest" #18 is a fantastically executed finale to the rollercoaster ride that Abel's journey has been.

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8
Moon Knight (2017) #198

Sep 3, 2018

"Moon Knight" #198 continues the recent good form of the series.

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8
Once & Future #7

Mar 30, 2020

"Once & Future" #7 sees the creative team continue their form with an addition to the mythology that will change the course of the series.

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7.4
Once & Future #18

May 3, 2021

"Once & Future" #18 is a good finale to the third arc of the series, though it is marred by the disorienting opening pages.

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7.3
Protector #2

Mar 2, 2020

"Protector" #2 delivers a somewhat subversive script with energetic artwork that is only slightly marred by a pair of missteps.

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7.5
Redshift #1

May 31, 2021

"Redshift" #1 focuses on a compelling central character amidst the sci-fi surroundings and is all the better for it.

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8.5
S.W.O.R.D. (2020) #4

Mar 22, 2021

"S.W.O.R.D." #4 is an issue with great visuals that bends its 'King in Black' connections to its will.

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7
Star (2020) #1

Jan 13, 2020

"Star" #1 serves as a good (re)introduction to Ripley Ryan and sets up the miniseries with potentially reality breaking consequences.

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8
Stealth #3

Jul 13, 2020

"Stealth" #3 is another strong issue that keeps its twist on the superhero genre captivating.

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8.3
Stealth #6

Oct 19, 2020

"Stealth" #6 provides a satisfying conclusion to a superhero series that has strived to subvert expectations.

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7.4
Strange Academy (2020) #1

Mar 9, 2020

"Strange Academy" #1 has a strong creative team that deliver an entertaining start, with plenty of potential.

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8
Superior Spider-Man (2018) #2

Jan 28, 2019

After a promising start to the series, "Superior Spider-Man" #2 raises the stakes and delivers an action-packed issue that will leave you desperate for #3.

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8.5
Superior Spider-Man (2018) #11

Sep 30, 2019

Each member of the creative team produces great work in "Superior Spider-Man" #11 to make for a great read, filled with tension and drama, that closes with a fantastic cliffhanger.

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7.7
Taskmaster (2020) #1

Nov 16, 2020

"Taskmaster" #1 is a series debut that lacks stakes in its central mystery but makes up for it with humor and energy in abundance.

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7.5
That Texas Blood #4

Oct 5, 2020

"That Texas Blood" #4 is a fantastically colored, slow-burning depiction of Randy's return to alcohol.

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7.5
Thor (2020) #2

Feb 3, 2020

"Thor" #2 sees Thor un-tethered from his monarchical responsibilities which makes for an entertaining read that is supported by some epic visuals.

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8.7
Thor (2020) #5

Jun 29, 2020

"Thor" #5 is a great comic that makes the Black Winter's arrival as epic as anticipated.

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7.1
Thor (2020) #11

Jan 11, 2021

"Thor" #11 is an entertaining read despite it being paced slower than the rest of the arc thus far.

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8.5
Undiscovered Country #3

Jan 20, 2020

"Undiscovered Country" #3 will leave you no choice but to get strapped in for the long haul.

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7
Undiscovered Country #6

Jun 15, 2020

"Undiscovered Country" #6 gives an action-packed and satisfying conclusion but loses the characters' voices along the way.

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6.8
Undone By Blood: The Other Side of Eden #1

Mar 8, 2021

"Undone By Blood: Or The Other Side of Eden" #1 is an intriguing issue, but one that will likely be stronger when collected with the rest of the series.

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8.7
Way of X (2021) #1

Apr 26, 2021

"Way of X" #1 is a masterful deep dive into the growing culture surrounding Krakoa's resurrection protocols.

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8.5
X Of Swords (2020): Stasis #1

Nov 2, 2020

"X of Swords: Stasis" #1 is a great half-way point in a consistently strong event series.

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8.6
X-Men (2019) #17

Feb 1, 2021

"X-Men" #17 brings highly enjoyable superheroics wrapped in a nostalgic aesthetic.

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