Matthew Aguilar's Comic Reviews

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8.2Avg. Review Rating

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Absolute Carnage (2019): Captain Marvel #1

Nov 20, 2019

While there are some charming parts at the beginning and end of the issue, there's just not enough here to make this a must-buy, though there is some fun to be had if you're willing to overlook some flaws.

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Acts of Evil: Moon Knight Annual #1

Sep 11, 2019

This wasn't really what I was expecting it all, but any Moon Knight fan will definitely not want to miss out on all the fun.

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Aero #1

Jul 3, 2019

Overall, it feels like the team's trying to find its rhythm a bit in this first issue, but the potential is clearly there.

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Aero #2

Aug 7, 2019

It might have started out a little slow, but here Aero is truly starting to hit its stride, and we're quickly becoming big fans of the hero and her amazing world.

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Aero #3

Sep 18, 2019

The issue has a few hiccups, but the highs definitely outweigh the lows.

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Aero #4

Oct 16, 2019

Writer Zhou Liefen's first story is gorgeous to look at but just doesn't have the depth or moment to moment action of previous issues, and especially when compared to the second half of the book.

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Agents of Atlas (2019) #1

Aug 7, 2019

There are highs and lows in this book, so here's hoping that once the team finds its rhythm they can capitalize on the book's serious potential.

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Agents of Atlas (2019) #2

Sep 4, 2019

Agents of Atlas got off to a solid start, but after #2 you can clearly see how much potential this team and this premise has.

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Agents of Atlas (2019) #3

Oct 23, 2019

Agents of Atlas has carved out its own little corner of the Marvel universe and will reward anyone willing to try something new.

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Agents of Atlas (2019) #4

Nov 13, 2019

Overall Agents of Atlas continues to build on its delightful cast and engaging central premise, but it seems like it hasn't quite hit full gear.

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Agents of Atlas (2019) #5

Dec 18, 2019

It seems this book is really hitting its stride at just the right time.

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Alpha Flight: True North #1

Sep 4, 2019

While this isn't a necessary pick-up, if you decide to jump in you'll find yourself wishing this wasn't just a one-shot.

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American Gods: The Moment of the Storm #7

Nov 20, 2019

If you're a fan of American Gods you'll still enjoy it, but it doesn't seem as if it reached its potential.

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American Gods: The Moment of the Storm #8

Dec 18, 2019

Russell does a wonderful job building this mystery and making the revelations pay off as the issue shows its hand, and it all makes for an issue you don't want to miss.

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Analog #6

Jul 3, 2019

Analog #6 starts off a bit slow but eventually finds its rhythm, and that's due in a major way to writer Gerry Duggan's delightful team of lethal oddballs.

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Analog #7

Aug 14, 2019

Writer Gerry Duggan moves the larger plot line along but has some fun on the way in the form of a bar brawl that is hilarious at times, and shows that more often than not Jack sort of lucks into being good at his job.

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Analog #8

Sep 11, 2019

There's something truly charming about Jack and his oddball crew, and it's enough to overtake some of the book's rougher edges.

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Angel (2019) #0

Apr 17, 2019

If the series can continue to add new layers to this beloved character in the same way issue #0 does, we're in for one hell of a ride.

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Angel (2019) #1

May 29, 2019

If the rest of the series is this good, Angel fans are in for a hell of a ride.

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Angel (2019) #2

Jun 26, 2019

Angel #2 builds off of a stellar debut while adding at times subtle and at others not-so-subtle new layers to the mythos, the supporting cast, and Angel himself.

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Angel (2019) #3

Jul 31, 2019

Angel has found its rhythm, and things are only going to get better from here.

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Angel (2019) #4

Aug 28, 2019

So far this has been an Angel fan's dream, and the book doesn't show any signs of slowing down.

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Angel (2019) #5

Sep 25, 2019

As you can clearly see, Angel is in stellar hands, and we couldn't be more excited about what's to come. -

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Angel (2019) #6

Oct 23, 2019

Angel continues to capture the essence of the classic show while finding fresh new ways to twist the mythos, and it shows no sign of stopping anytime soon!

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Angel (2019) #7

Nov 27, 2019

Angel might not be around at the moment, but that isn't keeping his series down in the slightest.

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Angel (2019) #8

Dec 18, 2019

Hellmouth has taken Angel out of the mix of his own solo title, but that isn't slowing down the series one bit, and it's all thanks to Spike.

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Angel (2019) #9

Feb 19, 2020

The introduction of Spike into the mix has been a breath of fresh air, and it gets even better now that Angel is back in the picture.

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Angel (2019) #10

Mar 25, 2020

Angel had already hit its stride, but adding Spike to the series has made this series even more addictive, and here's hoping he doesn't leave anytime soon.

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Angel (2019) #11

Jun 24, 2020

There's a lot to like about Angel & Spike, but hopefully we'll get to see the latter half of that delightful duo a bit more next issue.

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Angel (2019) #12

Jul 22, 2020

Angel continues to deliver a series longtime fans will enjoy while also opening up this crazy world for fans new to the franchise, and if you're missing out you might just want to fix that ASAP.

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Angel (2019) #13

Aug 26, 2020

Angel's been quite caught up in the events of Hellmouth, but Angel #13 takes a quick detour for a straight-up mystery tale that was one of the week's biggest surprises.

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Animosity #27

Mar 25, 2020

Throughout this rollercoaster ride of a journey, it always comes down to Sandor and Jesse, and Animosity #27 adds yet another compelling layer to their whirlwind story.

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Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular: Green Lantern 80th Anniversary #1

Jun 24, 2020

DC went all out to celebrate the Ring Slinger's 80th Annivesary, and the Green Lantern 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular delivers all that a Lantern fan could ask for.

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Anthem (2019) #3

May 8, 2019

Hopefully, this is not the end of more stories in Anthem, because this proves how much potential there is.

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Aquaman (2016) #47

Apr 17, 2019

"Unspoken Water" has been a delightful breath of fresh air for Aquaman, and the future looks even more promising

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Aquaman (2016) #49

Jun 19, 2019

The issue drops a few surprise bombshells, but writer Kelly Sue DeConnick ensures there's more to them than simple shock factor.

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Aquaman (2016) #50

Jul 17, 2019

In short, this is everything you could possibly want in an Aquaman story and, luckily, things are just getting started.

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Aquaman (2016) #51

Aug 21, 2019

Granted, some of these story points will assuredly pay off down the line, but at times it does feel as if the book is spinning its wheels, at least until the last few pages. That said, there's a lot to love here, and Jackson Hyde provides a welcome shot of energy, not to mention the stellar visuals from artists Robson Rocha, Sunny Gho, and Daniel Henriques.

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Aquaman (2016) #52

Sep 18, 2019

Aquaman is spinning a very different sort of yarn, but we can't get enough of it.

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Aquaman (2016) #53

Oct 16, 2019

Aquaman continues to surprise us with new additions that expand the character in new ways, and we can't get enough of it.

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Aquaman (2016) #54

Nov 20, 2019

Aquaman fans are no stranger to Black Manta, but the villain is definitely one of the standouts in Kelly Sue DeConnick's new Aquaman series. DeConnick has found an inventive way to explore the villain's past and history with Luthor's gift, and throughout the issue she finds even more interesting ways to add Jackson, Mera, and more to the fray, and each and every ingredient makes the stew that much better.

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Aquaman (2016) #55

Dec 18, 2019

Aquaman has been building to an epic battle between Black Manta and Aquaman, and luckily for fans Aquaman #55 delivers on all that promise.

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Aquaman (2016) #57

Feb 19, 2020

The love story of Aquaman and Mera has been quite the rollercoaster ride, and it continues to surprise at every turn.

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Aquaman (2016) #58

Mar 18, 2020

Aquaman is more than a book about one hero, and those who give it a chance will find a wonderful oddball family of characters that have come together in the sweetest way.

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Aquaman (2016) #59

May 29, 2020

It's been a delight seeing this team breathe new life into the Aquaman mythos and cast, and it's only getting better from here.

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Aquaman (2016) #60

Jun 24, 2020

Simply put, this is Aquaman at its finest, and the next issue can't get here soon enough.

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Aquaman (2016) #61

Jul 16, 2020

Aquaman continues to find new ways to weave political intrigue with undersea action and a love story unlike any other, and if you aren't adding this to your pull list you're missing out.

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Aquaman (2016) #62

Aug 19, 2020

Granted, the book lacks much in the way of action (aside from one brief sequence) and this isn't an essential tie-in to the main storyline, but even those nitpicks aren't enough to take away from what the book does so well, and if you've got room in your pull list this week, Aquaman is definitely worth a look.

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Aquaman (2016) Annual #2

Oct 23, 2019

This is not mandatory reading to enjoy the main series, but those who give it a chance will find a lot to like in this one-shot, and for Aquaman fans we definitely recommend it.

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Asgardians of the Galaxy #9

May 22, 2019

Not required reading, but if you're looking for a proper hero's sendoff and a reaffirming of this group's most likable traits, you can't do any better than this.

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Asgardians of the Galaxy #10

Jun 12, 2019

This isn't the epic send off that we necessarily wanted, as it still feels like there were things left to explore with this team that went unfulfilled. That said, we truly enjoyed our time with the Asgardians, and this finale manages to wrap things up in a solid and entertaining bow.

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Avengers (2018) #31

Feb 26, 2020

I never thought a team of bug-themed villains could be this much fun, but Zeb Wells has thoroughly proven me wrong.

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Avengers (2018) #32

Mar 11, 2020

Avengers is the epitome of a whirlwind rollercoaster ride, and we're definitely here for it.

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Avengers (2018) #33

May 29, 2020

Aaron has a reputation for making revelations like these mean something in the long run, and if that's the case once gain in the "Age of Khonshu," Moon Knight fans are in for one amazing ride.

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Avengers (2018) #34

Jul 16, 2020

Jason Aaron and Javier Garron are all about twisting expectations, and boy do they live up to that reputation here.

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Avengers (2018) #35

Aug 19, 2020

The issue may drag a bit at the beginning, but by issue's end it's all worth it, and hopefully, the next issue can keep the momentum going right from the start.

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Batman (2016): Pennyworth R.I.P. #1

Feb 12, 2020

This issue hit me much harder than I expected it to, and I think it will for just about all Batman fans too.

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Batman/Superman (2019) #1

Aug 28, 2019

The series' title carries high expectations and Batman/Superman #1 meets those expectations head-on.

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Batman/Superman (2019) #2

Sep 25, 2019

Some lines and plot developments miss the mark a bit, but overall this is a rollicking good time with two iconic heroes, and we're looking forward to what the future holds.

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Batman/Superman (2019) #3

Oct 23, 2019

Batman/Superman features quite the rollercoaster-meets-chess-match between the Batman Who Laughs and the World's Finest, and #3 stacks the deck further in the villains' favor.

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Batman/Superman (2019) #4

Nov 20, 2019

Batman/Superman has been an entertaining ride thus far, but #4 doesn't spend as much time focusing on the series' biggest strength.

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Batman/Superman (2019) #5

Dec 18, 2019

Batman/Superman #5 puts the best aspects of the Worlds Finest at the forefront once more, and that's why the series ends its first arc with a bang.

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Batman/Superman (2019) #7

Feb 26, 2020

We can't say enough about Nick Derington and Dave McCaig's art, which at first doesn't seem like the best fit but with one splash page completely won me over, and the duo create some fun and lively action scenes together.

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Batman/Superman (2019) #8

Mar 25, 2020

If you're looking for a solid Superman and Batman team-up story this will fit the bill, though it had the potential to be even better.

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Batman/Superman (2019) #9

Jun 3, 2020

The issue sets up this adventure with everything it needs to fulfill its potential, and from here on out it should have no problem soaring.

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Batman/Superman (2019) #10

Jul 29, 2020

It all makes for a fun if relatively light adventure featuring two of DC's biggest icons, and that's plenty to warrant some of your time.

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Batman/Superman (2019) #11

Aug 26, 2020

Batman/Superman's "Atomic" arc got off to a promising start, but with its conclusion, it feels like we're right back where we started.

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Batman: Curse of the White Knight #2

Aug 28, 2019

This comic makes a stellar impression with its cover alone, and thankfully that holds true throughout the remainder of the issue.

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Batman: Curse of the White Knight #3

Sep 25, 2019

Batman Curse of the White Knight delivers with every issue, and it looks to get even better from here.

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Batman: Curse of the White Knight #4

Oct 23, 2019

It might be set in an alternate universe, but if you're a Batman fan there's no reason you shouldn't be reading Curse of the White Knight.

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Batman: Curse of the White Knight #5

Dec 11, 2019

Sean Murphy and Matt Hollingsworth are once again on their A-game with Batman: Curse of the White Knight #5 and the series continues to reveal intriguing new layers of the Wayne legacy and Batman's relationship with Gotham.

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Batman: Curse of the White Knight #7

Feb 26, 2020

Curse of the White Knight is anything but cursed, and we can't wait to see how it all ends.

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Batman: Curse of the White Knight #8

Mar 25, 2020

This isn't the strongest issue of the series, but it sill packs amazing visuals and an emotional punch into the book's big conclusion, and brings this phenomenal series to a close...for now.

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Batman: Curse of the White Knight: Von Freeze #1

Nov 20, 2019

If you're looking for the traditional Mr. Freeze story this is not it, but that's far from a bad thing, so if you're looking for something new you should definitely give this take on the classic Batman villain a shot.

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Batman: The Adventures Continue #2

Jul 8, 2020

There's a lot of potential here, but those looking for a bit of depth might not find what they're looking or.

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Bloodshot (2019) #2

Oct 30, 2019

Bloodshot is an adrenaline rush from the opening page, and it manages to keep your attention throughout the issue.

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer (2019): Every Generation #1

Jun 3, 2020

BOOM! Studios' new one-shot Buffy: Every Generation puts Buffy in the spotlight once more, but it also takes a minute to feature two previous slayers, and it's in those stories where this volume truly shines. Unfortunately, those don't come until later in this one-shot, so the comic doesn't make the best first impression.

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Captain Marvel (2019) #5

May 8, 2019

Seriously, Captain Marvel has never been better, and we can't wait to see more.

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Captain Marvel (2019) #6

Jun 5, 2019

Artist Annapaola Martello does a nice job filling in for Carmen Carnero, and while overall this isn't a must buy, Captain Marvel fans will not regret picking it up.

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Captain Marvel (2019) #7

Jun 19, 2019

If you want a Captain Marvel book that will make you smile, this is the issue for you.

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Captain Marvel (2019) #8

Jul 17, 2019

Captain Marvel is at her best when her back is against the wall, and writer Kelly Thompson seems to know that. It's in these moments that fans get a glimpse of the person underneath all that power, showing just how human and relatable Carol is, and reminding us why we fell in love with the character all those years ago.

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Captain Marvel (2019) #9

Aug 14, 2019

Hopefully, the next issue will bring with it a few more answers, but this series is already delivering on its initial promise.

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Captain Marvel (2019) #10

Sep 11, 2019

Carmen Carnero and Tamra Bonvillain are on their A game here as well, delivering in both the intimate conversations and the city to space spanning battles alike. If you want to know what makes Captain Marvel a hero, look no further.

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Captain Marvel (2019) #11

Oct 16, 2019

This is the hero fans first fell in love with, and it's great to see her shine.

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Captain Marvel (2019) #12

Nov 20, 2019

Coupled with that hook of an ending, it appears "The Last Avenger" is off to a thrilling start, and we can't wait to see how this thrill ride ends.

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Captain Marvel (2019) #13

Dec 11, 2019

"The Last Avenger" got off to a powerful start, and while this issue slows the pace down just a bit, we do get some welcome answers to the central mystery.

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Captain Marvel (2019) #15

Feb 19, 2020

Even without an all-too compelling villain, the hook is firmly in place for one epic conclusion, and we can't wait to see how it all ends.

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Captain Marvel (2019) #16

Mar 18, 2020

Fans of Carol and her beloved crew of friends will love this thrilling conclusion, which sends The Last Avenger out in style.

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Captain Marvel (2019) #17

Jul 16, 2020

This isn't necessary reading, but those who love seeing these characters interact will be in for a treat, and you're guaranteed to crack a smile by issue's end.

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Captain Marvel (2019) #18

Jul 29, 2020

Captain Marvel has become the Supreme Accuser, and Captain Marvel #18 is one hell of an introduction to the new status quo.

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Captain Marvel (2019) #19

Aug 12, 2020

Captain Marvel #19 will have every Captain Marvel fan smiling from ear to ear, and yes, Lauri-ell is already one of the best new additions of 2020.

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Captain Marvel (2019) #20

Aug 19, 2020

This issue has everything a Cap fan could want, so if you miss out, it's your loss.

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Captain Marvel (2019) #21

Sep 9, 2020

This rollercoaster ride of an arc not only introduced a delightful new character into Carol's world but also found a way to make a tie-in more rewarding than the series it tied into, and what a joyful ride it's been.

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Dark Nights: Death Metal #1

Jun 17, 2020

They seem to be having an absolute ball creating this crazy world, and you'll have just as much fun getting lost in it.

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Dark Nights: Death Metal #2

Jul 16, 2020

Death Metal reigns in a bit of the crazy for issue #2, but if anything that might have made it a stronger issue overall, and we cannot wait to see what awaits us in issue #3.

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Dark Nights: Death Metal #3

Aug 12, 2020

Death Metal #3 doesn't shy away from the insanity that has fueled the series so far, but it injects the intrigue and heart the series needs to make sure we all care about the outcome.

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Deadpool (2019) #1

Nov 20, 2019

Amongst all the fun is even a little bit of heartbreak, and it's that unique blend of comedy, emotion, and irreverence that makes Deadpool #1 an instant classic.

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Deadpool (2019) #2

Jan 8, 2020

Kraven the Hunter as a villain is an interesting choice here, and so far I'm still waiting on the big hook to really draw me into this conceit. That said, everything else is just so delightful, and I still can't get enough of it.

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Deadpool (2019) #3

Feb 19, 2020

In short, this book is perfect, and I simply can't get enough.

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Deadpool (2019) #4

Mar 18, 2020

We finally get the big throw down between Deadpool and Bootleg Kraven, and while it delivers some glorious moments to be sure, it doesn't quite hit the highs established by previous issues.

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Deadpool (2019) #5

Jun 10, 2020

This issue is classic Deadpool, but it's the book's sneaky heart of gold that will really make it all worthwhile.

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Deadpool (2019) #6

Aug 5, 2020

Deadpool hasn't been this entertaining in quite some time, and this is easily one of the books I look forward to most every month.

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Detective Comics (2016) #1002

Apr 24, 2019

Here's hoping the story can catch up to the visuals next month, because there is the promise of a cool story here.

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Detective Comics (2016) #1003

May 8, 2019

If you're looking for the best Batman and Robin book in some time, Detective Comics is the place to be.

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Detective Comics (2016) #1004

May 22, 2019

This has been a bit of a slow burn, but if this story can stick the landing we might have something special on our hands.

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Detective Comics (2016) #1005

Jun 12, 2019

The Arkham Knight's comic debut comes to a close, though it doesn't completely reach its potential.

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Detective Comics (2016) #1006

Jun 26, 2019

Batman and The Spectre might be more comfortable in the shadows, but they truly shine here.

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Detective Comics (2016) #1007

Jul 10, 2019

This team up of Batman and the Spectre has resulted in a visual tour de force for Detective Comics, and part two of the adventure is just as addicting as part one.

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Detective Comics (2016) #1008

Jul 24, 2019

In short, this is a fine Batman/Joker story, but don't expect any fireworks.

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Detective Comics (2016) #1009

Aug 14, 2019

It doesn't happen very often but every now and then we get to see Bruce Wayne in action rather than the Batman, and as seen in the latest issue of Detective Comics, that can be quite compelling when handled the right way.

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Detective Comics (2016) #1010

Aug 28, 2019

At one point while reading Detective Comics it felt like I was reading a DC version of Kong: Skull Island, which might seem odd upon first hearing it. That said, that aspect of the story was quite enjoyable taken on its own, and is probably one of the book's strongest points.

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Detective Comics (2016) #1011

Sep 11, 2019

Artist Christian Duce and colorist Luis Guerrero to a lovely job bringing the battle between Deadshot and Bats to life as well, but Clarence and Hiro clearly steal the show.

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Detective Comics (2016) Annual #2

May 29, 2019

This book is a testimony that it doesn't have to be all Batman all the time for Detective to be engaging, and there's real promise in what this book establishes going forward, but it isn't a must read.

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Domino: Hotshots #3

May 1, 2019

Hotshots is simply a blast, and here's hoping the fun doesn't stop anytime soon.

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Domino: Hotshots #4

Jun 5, 2019

So far the charm and personality of the book haven't been overwhelmed by the Celestial elements, and hopefully, next issue's finale can continue that streak.

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Domino: Hotshots #5

Jul 17, 2019

This creative team truly captures what makes Domino and her friends so enjoyable, and we'd happily sign up for another round.

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Dragon Age: Blue Wraith #1

Jan 15, 2020

Dragon Age fans are going to eat this up with a spoon, though we do hope there's a lot more Fenris throughout the rest of the series.

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Dragon Age: Blue Wraith #2

Feb 19, 2020

Writers Nunzio DeFilippis and Christina Weir know this world inside and out, and it shows, especially in how they weave in events from Dragon Age II organically into the story.

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Dragon Age: Blue Wraith #3

Mar 18, 2020

It is a bummer that the book feels as if it's about to take off in an awesome direction by the book's last page, but it also leaves you rather hopeful for the future, and that's not a bad thing in the slightest.

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Dryad #1

Mar 4, 2020

Throw in a solid hook for next issue and you've got yourself the beginning of a promising journey.

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Dryad #2

Jun 10, 2020

The blend of futuristic tech and high fantasy really makes this series pop visually, while the heart and endearing family unit keep all the fantastical elements grounded, making for a series that you won't want to put down.

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Dryad #3

Jul 8, 2020

Dryad is a breath of fresh air, and for those looking for a unique story of family set in a world of possibilities, this is most definitely a series for you.

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Dryad #4

Aug 12, 2020

Dryad continues to subvert expectations, and I cannot wait to see where this crazy adventure goes next.

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Empyre: Savage Avengers #1

Jul 29, 2020

Granted, this is not necessary to Empyre or as a single issue in the least, but if you like Conan team-ups, you're going to enjoy this little detour quite a bit.

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Ether: The Disappearance of Violet Bell #1

Sep 25, 2019

There's just not another comic out there like Ether, and writer Matt Kindt and artist David Rubin are impressing once again with Ether: The Disappearance of Violet Bell #1.

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Ether: The Disappearance of Violet Bell #2

Oct 30, 2019

Few comics are as charming and visually inspired as Ether, and it shows no signs of changing anytime soon.

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Ether: The Disappearance of Violet Bell #3

Nov 27, 2019

The main narrative takes a bit of a backseat here, but the adventure is still wildly entertaining. That said, we're hoping that next issue the story takes a step towards the main plot line, as that's the hook that got us into this adventure in the first place.

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Ether: The Disappearance of Violet Bell #4

Dec 11, 2019

Rubin is at the top of his game here, filling each page with bright and vivid colors and dynamic action sequences that always play out differently than you're expecting, and Kindt's cast of lovable characters fill each and every scene with personality and wit.

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Excellence #1

May 8, 2019

Excellence lives up to its name in spades.

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Excellence #2

Jun 19, 2019

Writer Brandon Thomas creates a thrilling concoction that combines the weight of family, surviving grief, conflict of compromise, and defying insurmountable odds in a world that may be birthed from magic but feels incredibly real.

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Excellence #3

Jul 17, 2019

Excellence lives up to its title yet again with issue #4, and if you aren't reading this series yet please do yourself a favor and fix that ASAP.

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Excellence #4

Aug 21, 2019

Despite the fantastical aspects of the book, Excellence is a very personal story of how someone deals with loss, with anger, and with pain, and whether you're rooting for him or not, you'll be hooked until the very last page.

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Excellence #5

Sep 18, 2019

This is one of the best series in comics, and you're missing out if you don't give it a chance.

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Excellence #6

Oct 16, 2019

To say we recommend Excellence is an understatement, and if you give it a chance we promise you won't be disappointed.

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Excellence #7

Jun 10, 2020

Excellence lives up to its name once more, and if you read one book this week please make it this one.

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Excellence #8

Jul 8, 2020

Excellence has lived up to its name for some time now, and while the story has only grown more ambitious, it has yet to miss a single step.

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Excellence #9

Aug 12, 2020

There's nothing ordinary about Excellence, and as the dominoes fall this epic tale isn't slowing down in the slightest.

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Fallen Angels (2019) #1

Nov 13, 2019

Fallen Angels doesn't hold back in the slightest, but if you give it a chance you'll find an X-Book unlike anything else in "Dawn of X," and that certainly has us coming back for more.

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Fallen Angels (2019) #2

Nov 27, 2019

Fallen Angels won't be for everyone, but if you're looking for a better understanding of who Psylocke really is, this is definitely worth checking out.

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Fallen Angels (2019) #3

Dec 11, 2019

Fallen Angels has easily been one of the most intriguing X-Books in the "Dawn of X" era thus far, but unfortunately, #3 really drops the ball.

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Fallen Angels (2019) #4

Dec 18, 2019

This book started out strong, but it seems were' going in the wrong direction, and here's hoping things get back on track next issue.

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Fallen Angels (2019) #5

Jan 8, 2020

If you're willing to overlook some flaws though Fallen Angels #5 has some interesting things to offer.

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Fallen Angels (2019) #6

Jan 29, 2020

Fallen Angels ends without making much of an impression, and that's really a shame.

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Far Sector #1

Nov 13, 2019

DC Comics' history is filled with cosmic tales of the Green Lanterns, but few if any have ever presented quite as compelling a concoction as Far Sector.

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Far Sector #2

Dec 11, 2019

If you've been looking for a fresh take on the Green Lantern Corps, stop looking, because you've just found it.

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Far Sector #3

Jan 22, 2020

Far Sector continues to be one of the most refreshing Green Lantern stories in years thanks to a compelling central conflict and dazzling visuals.

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Far Sector #4

Feb 26, 2020

Trust us, you'll want more of Far Sector as soon as you give it a chance, because ring-slinging has rarely been this good.

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Far Sector #5

Mar 25, 2020

Far Sector continues to be a visual tour de force, but the latest issue is building a strong case for its lead hero as well, and that is perhaps the most welcome new addition.

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Far Sector #7

Aug 5, 2020

Far Sector has a wonderful way of translating complicated concepts into very human stories, and that is certainly the case once more in Far Sector #7.

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Future Fight Firsts: White Fox #1

Oct 9, 2019

This book is really the tale of two halves, and while the second half drags things down, it's hard not to still recommend the first half.

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Gears Pop! #1

Jul 31, 2019

If you're looking for some serious story substance this is not your jam of course, but if you're up to having some fun in the Gears universe, you've come to the right place.

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Giant-Size X-Men (2020): Fantomex #1

Aug 5, 2020

It all results in an issue that takes a long time to not say very much, nor does it move the overall plot forward in any substantial way until the very end, and its zeniths aren't sufficient to overcome those flaws.

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Giant-Size X-Men (2020): Jean Grey And Emma Frost #1

Feb 26, 2020

Whether you're looking for an entertaining adventure between two of your X-Men favorites, a thoughtful and action-packed journey through the mind, or another step forward in the evolution fo the X-Men, you'll find all of it in Giant Size X-Men: Jean Grey and Emma Frost #1.

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Go Go Power Rangers #20

May 15, 2019

Go Go Power Rangers continues to be the standard for Ranger comics, and we can't wait to see what's next.

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Go Go Power Rangers #21

Jul 10, 2019

This issue was a bit more unpredictable than I was expecting, but that's nothing but a positive, and I can't wait to see where things go from here.

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Go Go Power Rangers #22

Aug 14, 2019

You might not fall in love with every piece of this issue, but you'll find yourself loving where it's going by issue's end.

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Go Go Power Rangers #23

Sep 11, 2019

This is the perfect mixture of depth and fun, and any Power Rangers fan will be over the moon for it.

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Go Go Power Rangers #24

Oct 9, 2019

No this isn't necessary reading, but you'll find it hard not to love this dynamic duo by story's end. We're pretty sure that's the point of this story, and if that is the case, mission accomplished.

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Go Go Power Rangers #25

Nov 13, 2019

We're loving this new spin on White Light, and while there is a bit too much decompression here, the fresh elements more than make up for that drawback.

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Go Go Power Rangers #26

Dec 11, 2019

It really feels like a book of two halves, and if next issue can deliver more of what the second half did well, we're in for a treat next issue.

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Go Go Power Rangers #28

Jan 29, 2020

It all results in an unexpected but certainly welcome detour that gives fans a fresh perspective.

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Go Go Power Rangers #29

Feb 12, 2020

Go Go Power Rangers is saving some of its best stories for last, and longtime fans of the show will find a lot to love in Go Go Power Rangers #29.

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Go Go Power Rangers #30

Mar 11, 2020

Go Go Power Rangers #30 is still worth checking out, but don't expect to be floored.

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Go Go Power Rangers #31

May 29, 2020

Go Go Power Rangers is nearing the end of its sensational run, and while we're sad to see it go, it's probably happening at the perfect time.

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Go Go Power Rangers #32

Jun 10, 2020

The time jumps are still a little confusing, and while it was nice to see some of the threads tied up, we didn't exactly learn anything new, making it feel a little less impactful. That said, Go Go set a high bar for Power Rangers comics, and it certainly went out on a high note.

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Go Go Power Rangers: Forever Rangers #1

Jun 19, 2019

Go Go Power Rangers: Forever Rangers #1 closes out this chapter of the Power Rangers universe in style.

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Green Lantern (2018): Season Two #1

Feb 12, 2020

This is a must read for any Green Lantern fan; we promise you will not be bored for a single moment.

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Green Lantern (2018): Season Two #2

Mar 11, 2020

The Green Lantern Season Two started off in a bold new fashion, and #2 looks to continue that trend, but ultimately fumbles along the way.

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Green Lantern (2018): Season Two #3

May 6, 2020

This is a bit of a mixed bag, and while it features some stunning art and delightful moments, the unevenness keeps it from achieving greatness.

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Green Lantern (2018): Season Two #4

Jun 17, 2020

It feels like quirky filler, and the bright spots aren't enough to compensate. Here's hoping next issue can chart a better destination.

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Green Lantern (2018): Season Two #5

Jul 8, 2020

At times this series can lean too far into its eccentricities, but this issue found a compelling balance, and here' hoping that doesn't change.

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Green Lantern (2018): Season Two #6

Aug 12, 2020

This is the quirky Green Lantern book we initially fell in love with, and it's nice to see the series return to form.

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Green Lantern (2018): Season Two #7

Sep 9, 2020

The Green Lantern Season Two has been a bit of a mixed bag in recent issues, and unfortunately that trend continues with issue #7.

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Green Lantern (2018) #7

May 1, 2019

Green Lantern continues to be one of DC's best books, and this is another perfect example of why.

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Green Lantern: Blackstars #1

Nov 6, 2019

While there are a host of characters to take in, it all will rise and fall with Belzebeth and Parallax, and so far there are well deserving of the spotlight, exhibiting a raw magnetism that keeps you invested in not only the big picture but also the more personal one, and it makes for a book that is simply not like anything else on stands.

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Green Lantern: Blackstars #2

Dec 4, 2019

This issue has great moments marred by an overwhelming amount of exposition and plot, and here's hoping #3 finds the balance of the series' debut.

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Green Lantern: Blackstars #3

Jan 29, 2020

The story also manages to surprise at several points, but the battles themselves are a bit lacking, both in action and in terms of visuals.

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Grit #1

Jul 29, 2020

Grit is one of the most intriguing books I've read as of late, taking a premise we've seen before and tweaking the mixture just enough to create something wholly unique. I've still got plenty of questions, but I'm definitely sticking around to get the answers.

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Grit #2

Aug 26, 2020

Grit's debut issue made a strong impression, but it's the second issue that cements this off-kilter series as one to watch.

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4
Heroes In Crisis #8

Apr 24, 2019

The issue is gorgeous thanks to the work of Mitch Gerads and Travis Moore, but unless the finale delivers a big surprise this story is not sticking the landing.

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Hit-Girl (2018): Season Two #4

May 8, 2019

Hit-Girl brings the Hollywood arc to its big conclusion, though for all the over-the-top action it doesn't exactly end with a bang.

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Infinite Dark #7

Jun 12, 2019

If you're looking for a science fiction thriller that paves its own path, look no further than Infinite Dark.

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Infinite Dark #8

Jul 17, 2019

Infinite Dark #8 brings this tension-filled storyline to a close, at least for now, and it's a satisfying end to this pleasant surprise of a series.

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Kick-Ass (2018) #13

Apr 17, 2019

There are some shining moments, especially in that shadow-filled ending sequence, but overall things are a bit bland from page to page. Kick-Ass' latest arc is off to a promising start, and hopefully the rest follows suit.

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Klaus: The Life and Times of Joe Christmas #1

Dec 18, 2019

If you're looking for something that tugs on the heartstrings in all the right ways, look no further than Klaus.

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Lords Of Empyre: Emperor Hulkling #1

Jul 22, 2020

Few tie-ins these days are as satisfying as Emperor Hulking, and if you pick one tie-in to buy, this one is definitely the one to grab.

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Ludocrats #1

May 20, 2020

Otto and Hades are magic together, and I cannot wait to see what else they can do.

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Ludocrats #2

Jun 17, 2020

Ludocrats seems to have found its rhythm, and hopefully it can keep the momentum in issue #3.

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Major X #0

Aug 7, 2019

There is a cool tester between the story and how Major X got his weapon, but that's just not enough to make this a must read.

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Major X #2

Apr 17, 2019

Major X continues to be a most pleasant surprise.

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Major X #3

May 1, 2019

Not as high as issue #1, but still quite solid.

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Major X #4

May 29, 2019

The promise is here for an interesting universe, but the slugfests slow that progression down a bit too much in issue #4.

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Major X #5

Jun 12, 2019

The X-Istence and the mystery behind the X-Ential is quite compelling, though in issue #5 things get a bit confusing.

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Major X #6

Jun 26, 2019

Overall, the issue acts as a solid finale, but doesn't rise to being a great one.

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Marauders #1

Oct 23, 2019

Marauders #1 is off to a killer start, and has absolutely everything I want in an X-Men book.

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Marauders #2

Nov 20, 2019

Marauders #2 reveals a fresh and welcome new side to the hit series, even if it doesn't hit the high bar of its phenomenal debut.

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Marauders #3

Dec 4, 2019

Marauders is only getting better with time, and if you miss out on one series, don't let it be this one.

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Marauders #4

Dec 18, 2019

It doesn't get any better than Marauders, and you should not be missing out on all the fun.

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Marauders #5

Jan 1, 2020

Marauders continues to showcase why it's the best X-book around in #5, and it shows no signs of slowing down.

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10
Marauders #6

Jan 22, 2020

In short, Marauders is awesome, and we couldn't recommend it any more.

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Marauders #7

Feb 5, 2020

This series has yet to make a misstep, and we couldn't recommend it any more.

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Marauders #8

Feb 19, 2020

We can't say enough about how good Marauders continues to be, and it doesn't show any sign of changing.

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Marauders #9

Mar 4, 2020

Marauders consistently weaves a compelling and satisfying one issue story while still slowly rolling out other threads, and this issue continues that run of excellence.

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Marauders #10

May 29, 2020

Marauders has become the flagship X-Book for a variety of reasons, though if we had to single out one particular reason to explain its success, it would be its ability to maneuver between various tones with ease.

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Marauders #11

Aug 12, 2020

Marauders has been the gold standard of "Dawn of X," and that trend isn't ending anytime soon.

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Marauders #12

Sep 9, 2020

Marauders continues to set a high bar for "Dawn of X," and I don't see that changing anytime soon.

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Marvel Action: Avengers #4

May 1, 2019

Matthew K. Manning packs in a delightful mix of humor and action and Jon Sommariva and Protobunker deliver some lovely visuals throughout, resulting in an issue that any fan, regardless of age, can pick up and enjoy.

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Marvel Action: Avengers #5

Jun 5, 2019

If you're looking for an Avengers book that can provide a bit of fun for longtime fans and provide the perfect jumping on point for new ones, this is your jam.

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Marvel Action: Avengers #6

Jul 24, 2019

There are some lovely bits of humor here and the ending shows potential, but you can't help but feel a bit underwhelmed.

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Marvel Action: Avengers #7

Aug 21, 2019

The visuals on the Black Panther side of things are solid though not as on point as previous issues, so all in all this is a solid book but doesn't do enough to hit that higher tier.

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Marvel Action: Avengers #8

Nov 6, 2019

This isn't the strongest issue of the series, but if the next issue can deliver on the promise established here, we're in for quite a treat.

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Marvel Action: Avengers #9

Jan 8, 2020

This was a solid arc, but overall doesn't reach what it could've been.

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Marvel Action: Black Panther #6

Nov 20, 2019

This isn't the most complex Black Panther adventure, but it's certainly an entertaining one.

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Marvel Action: Captain Marvel #1

Aug 21, 2019

This is the perfect book for a new Captain Marvel fan, but longtime fans will definitely have some fun and find themselves smiling as well.

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Marvel Action: Captain Marvel #2

Sep 18, 2019

Marvel Action: Captain Marvel is a genuinely fun adventure romp perfect for any age, and any Cap fan is going to love it.

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Marvel Comics #1001

Oct 2, 2019

This collection isn't as strong as Marvel Comics #1000, but it does have some entertaining stories if you're willing to overlook some sizable filler.

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Meet The Skrulls #3

Apr 17, 2019

Marvel's Skrull family drama is simply fantastic, painting a vivid picture of loss, grief, and expectations.

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Meet The Skrulls #4

May 1, 2019

In short, this series has been a delight, and we can't wait to see how it ends.

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Meet The Skrulls #5

Jun 5, 2019

We're sad to see Meet the Skrulls go, but man, what a ride.

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10
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1

Dec 4, 2019

Granted, it's only one issue so far, but this is exactly what any fan of the Power Rangers and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles could want in a crossover.

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Mighty Morphin Power Rangers/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #2

Jan 8, 2020

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles hit the ground running with a phenomenal debut issue, and somehow they managed to catch lightning twice.

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Mighty Morphin Power Rangers/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #3

Feb 5, 2020

If you're a fan of either franchise, you owe it to yourself to give this a chance! Promise, you won't be disappointed.

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Mighty Morphin Power Rangers/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #4

Mar 18, 2020

Whether you're a fan of one franchise or both, you're going to love this ride, trust me.

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Mighty Morphin Power Rangers/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #5

Jun 17, 2020

This has turned out to be one of the most entertaining crossovers in comics and has set a new high bar for what crossovers can be.

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Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers #38

Apr 24, 2019

. One of the most original Power Rangers stories in years just continues to get better.

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Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers #39

May 29, 2019

"Power Rangers Beyond The Grid" has been nothing but ambitious, and it delivers a truly satisfying conclusion.

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Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers #40

Jun 26, 2019

"Necessary Evil" blends classic concepts with bold new ideas, and it's safe to say the post-"Shattered Grid" era is off to one fantastic start.

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Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers #41

Jul 24, 2019

"Necessary Evil" got off to a great start, and the future's only looking brighter.

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Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers #42

Aug 28, 2019

If you've been sleeping on Power Rangers, trust us, it's time to get on board!

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Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers #43

Sep 25, 2019

Past issues have featured one side of the story holding up the other, but here both sides are holding their own, and it's a truly wonderful thing.

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Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers #44

Oct 30, 2019

The Omega Rangers really get a chance to unleash in Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #44, and artist Daniele Di Nicuolo and colorist Walter Baiamonte take advantage of it.

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Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers #45

Nov 27, 2019

Last issue teased one hell of a battle, and Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #45 delivered on that promise in spades.

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Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers #46

Dec 18, 2019

This book is everything you love about Power Rangers distilled into one fantastic issue, and the next adventure cannot get here soon enough.

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Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers #47

Jan 22, 2020

This Omega Mighty Morphin dynamic is quite the combination, and is something any Power Rangers fan will love in spades.

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Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers #48

Feb 26, 2020

This issue and this series has everything a Power Rangers fan could want, with heart and action in equal measure, and things should only get better form here.

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Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers #49

Mar 25, 2020

Things are building at a fever pace, and the anticipated conclusion can't get here soon enough.

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Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers #50

Jun 24, 2020

Power Rangers is best when it leads with heart and backs it up with stylish action, and luckily "Necessary Evil" has both in spades.

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Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers #51

Jul 16, 2020

Mighty Morphin Power Rangers might be ending soon, but it is determined to go out in a blaze of glory, and that blaze kicks off in style in Power Rangers #51.

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Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers #52

Jul 29, 2020

I don't know what to think yet of the new opponent, and some of the visuals don't meet the high bar of the battles later in the issue, but those nitpicks aren't enough to take away from the book's combination of epic action and relatable characters, and it seems the series is going out on a high note.

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Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers #53

Aug 26, 2020

Getting to see these villain faves hold their own was a delight, and there's more than enough here to warrant an addition to your pull list.

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10
Once & Future #1

Aug 14, 2019

Once & Future storms out of the gate with gorgeous visuals, a delightful cast, and an intriguing central premise, so do yourself a favor and jump on in because you won't regret it.

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Once & Future #2

Sep 18, 2019

Every scene leaves an impression, and trust us when we say you've never seen the legend of King Arthur quite like this.

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Once & Future #3

Oct 16, 2019

Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora swung big with Once & Future, and they absolutely hit out of the park.

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Once & Future #4

Nov 20, 2019

Once & Future is simply like nothing else out there right now, so do yourself a favor and join the adventure.

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Once & Future #5

Dec 18, 2019

Everytime I feel Once & Future has hit its ceiling it shatters it the very next issue, and that is the case once more.

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Once & Future #6

Jan 22, 2020

There have been many takes on King Arthur, but few have reached the high bar set by Once & Future.

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Once & Future #7

Mar 25, 2020

Kieron Gillen, Dan Mora, Tamra Bonvillain, and Ed Dukeshire deliver a visually stunning Indiana Jones-style adventure with a King Arthur twist that just doesn't feel like anything else in comics.

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Once & Future #8

Jun 24, 2020

Once & Future is a comic I look forward to every single month, and once again it has not disappointed.

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Once & Future #9

Jul 16, 2020

Writer Kieron Gillen continues to intertwine the old myths and stories with a sarcastic and meta-awareness that gives the series a welcome edge.

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Once & Future #10

Aug 19, 2020

Action, humor, and wit abound in Once & Future, making for another can't miss issue.

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Once & Future #11

Sep 16, 2020

Few books consistently hit as high a bar as Once & Future does month in and month out, and if you're not joining in on the fun you are missing out.

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Power Rangers: Drakkon New Dawn #1

Aug 19, 2020

Drakkon New Dawn surpassed my expectations, and the next issue can't get here soon enough.

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Power Rangers: Ranger Slayer #1

Jul 22, 2020

This is everything a Ranger Slayer fan could want in a solo adventure, and the only disappointing part about it is that it had to end.

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10
Prodigy #6

Jun 12, 2019

This series has been a delight all the way through, and we're counting down the days until we get to see more.

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Road To Empyre: The Kree/Skrull War #1

Mar 25, 2020

Road To Empyre: The Kree/Skrull War has a tall task to achieve, but it manages to stick the landing and then some by issue's end.

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Sacred Six (2020) #1

Jul 16, 2020

Dynamite's Sacred Six #1 is one of the most intriguing team books I've read in some time, though I don't quite have a complete handle on what it really is just yet.

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Savage Avengers (2019) #0

Feb 5, 2020

This isn't necessary reading, but if the upcoming story can build off this in a big way, it is more than worth your time.

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Savage Avengers (2019) #6

Oct 2, 2019

Savage Avengers #6 presents quite the entertaining pairing of The Punisher and Conan, and while enjoyable it could have been even better if there was more to the plot than just getting from Point A to Point B.

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Savage Avengers (2019) #7

Nov 6, 2019

Some artists are simply born to draw certain characters, and evidently, for artist Patch Zircher and colorist Java Tartaglia, that character is Shuma-Gorath. Seriously, their take on the villainous entity is all sorts of disturbing, but then again that's how it should be, so it's certainly a job well done.

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Savage Avengers (2019) #8

Dec 4, 2019

As for the narrative, at the moment it just isn't that compelling, but for some the team's unique chemistry will be enough to overcome that flaw.

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Savage Avengers (2019) #9

Jan 8, 2020

Savage Avengers is way more fun than I expected it to be, but it's all about the clashing of personalities and less about the clashing of swords.

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Savage Avengers (2019) #10

Feb 12, 2020

Savage Avengers has some fun parts, but there's still something holding it back from its full potential.

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Savage Avengers (2019) #11

Mar 4, 2020

This is one of the best issue of Savage Avengers yet, and the future looks quite promising.

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Savage Avengers (2019) Annual #1

Oct 30, 2019

This isn't mandatory reading, but if you've enjoyed the series thus far and want to see a delightful side adventure, this could very much be your jam.

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10
Seven Secrets #1

Aug 12, 2020

Seven Secrets delivers high-octane action, an intriguing premise, and gorgeous art, and it seems BOOM! has yet another huge hit on its hands.

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Seven Secrets #2

Sep 16, 2020

Seven Secrets delivers a stellar sophomore issue, and this is definitely a series to watch.

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Sharkey The Bounty Hunter #3

Apr 24, 2019

Some of the dialogue is also a bit over the top for the sake of it, but by the end of this issue you'll be excited to see where this rag tag group goes next.

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Sharkey The Bounty Hunter #4

Jun 5, 2019

Sharkey The Bounty Hunter is hitting on all cylinders, and the future looks pretty bright.

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10
Something is Killing the Children #1

Sep 4, 2019

You don't want to miss out on this.

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Something is Killing the Children #2

Oct 16, 2019

Something is Killing the Children fills you with a sense of dread even in the most mundane situations, creating a mystery that you won't forget anytime soon.

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Something is Killing the Children #3

Nov 20, 2019

Something is Killing the Children is best when it balances the investigative elements of Erica's search and the brutal action that comes with the job, and in #3 the balance is a bit off.

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Something is Killing the Children #4

Dec 11, 2019

There is a distinct lack of action here, but it appears we're getting that next issue, and hopefully we'll get a few more answers to our bigger questions as well.

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Something is Killing the Children #5

Jan 29, 2020

We still need more answers of course, but there's plenty here to hook just about any horror fan.

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Something is Killing the Children #6

Mar 18, 2020

Something is Killing the Children #6 shines a spotlight on the world behind the monsters and those that hunt them, making the issue one of the most compelling so far in the series.

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Something is Killing the Children #7

Jun 10, 2020

Something is Killing the Children has struggled with pace at times, and while #7 does start off a little slow, things soon kick into gear, and the issue never looks back.

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Something is Killing the Children #8

Jul 8, 2020

The mix of small town life and this larger than life monster story make for a compelling mix when all the ingredients are present, and that is certainly the case here.

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Something is Killing the Children #9

Aug 12, 2020

There's way more positive than negative, but the issue doesn't quite find that magic balance.

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Something is Killing the Children #10

Sep 9, 2020

It just goes to show how great this series can be when all aspects of it are hitting on all cylinders, and here's hoping it stays that way.

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10
Space Bandits #2

Aug 7, 2019

As long as the book continues to reveal new layers of its leads along the way, we couldn't be happier to be on this thrilling ride.

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8
Spencer & Locke 2 #1

May 1, 2019

Spencer & Locke isn't quite like any other comic series, and that's a great thing.

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Spencer & Locke 2 #2

May 29, 2019

Spencer & Locke isn't quite like anything else out there, and that's more than a compliment.

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Spencer & Locke 2 #3

Jun 12, 2019

Spencer & Locke is something wholly unique, and it just might win you over if you give it a chance.

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Spencer & Locke 2 #4

Jul 3, 2019

Spencer & Locke is at its best when it plays with perception, keeping you unsure of what is real and what is in Locke's head, and vol. 2's finale has that in spades.

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10
Spider-Woman (2020) #1

Mar 18, 2020

Spider-Woman's new series is finally here and it absolutely delivers.

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Spider-Woman (2020) #2

Jul 16, 2020

It turns out this was the absolute perfect team for Spider-Woman, and things are only getting better from here.

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Spider-Woman (2020) #3

Aug 19, 2020

Representing Spider-Woman as a threat and a force to be reckoned with is something of a mission statement for the series, and so far it's delivering on this in spades.

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Starcadia Quest #1

Sep 11, 2019

At times it can be a little confusing to sort everything out on the more cluttered panels, but overall there's quite a bit to like about Starcadia Quest, and we're definitely in on this charming space adventure.

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Strikeforce (2019) #1

Sep 25, 2019

If Strikeforce can keep building on this foundation, readers are in for a very entertaining ride.

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Strikeforce (2019) #2

Oct 23, 2019

Strikeforce #1 showed immense potential, but #2 truly delivers on it.

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Strikeforce (2019) #3

Nov 20, 2019

Strikeforce is one hell of a fun time, and few teams are this entertaining to watch.

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Strikeforce (2019) #4

Dec 11, 2019

The biggest negative is that we don't really go anywhere new here, but this team's natural chemistry is enough to make up for that, at least for one issue.

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Strikeforce (2019) #5

Jan 8, 2020

This isn't the strongest issue of the series thus far, but it's another delightful example of how entertaining this team can be, and that's perfectly fine with me.

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Strikeforce (2019) #6

Feb 5, 2020

There's a lot to be happy about though, as the book sets up some promising threads for the Vridai, Hellstrom, and the group overall thanks to that next issue tease, so while the issue isn't the best the series has offered thus far, this team is still wildly entertaining.

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Strikeforce (2019) #7

Mar 4, 2020

Sure, Blade is still pretty much a jerk, but everyone else is a delight, and this is still one of the most entertaining teams around.

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Strikeforce (2019) #8

Jul 16, 2020

A book like Strikeforce excels when the entire team is being utilized in interesting ways, and while that's the case for certain parts of the team, the book's current lead is just holding up her end of the bargain.

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Strikeforce (2019) #9

Aug 5, 2020

There are delightful moments in this final issue, but unfortunately, it just doesn't meet the high bar set by the series' early issues. Hopefully, we'll get to see them back together down the line though, because this time was a pleasant surprise.

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10
Tangled (2018): Hair & Now #1

Apr 17, 2019

Anyone can find something to like here, but Tangled fans will simply adore it.

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Tangled (2018): Hair & Now #2

May 15, 2019

Disney fans of all ages will find something to love about Tangled, making it a win across the board.

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Teen Titans (2016) #29

Apr 17, 2019

There's never been a better time to give Teen Titans a chance, so don't miss out.

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Teen Titans (2016) #30

May 15, 2019

Teen Titans is one of the most entertaining team books around, and we just can't get enough of them.

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Teen Titans (2016) #31

Jun 19, 2019

This issue is mostly a slugfest, but it does present some subtle and stirring emotions from Crush, mostly done through her expressions revealing the more vulnerable human underneath her rigid exterior.

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Teen Titans (2016) #32

Jul 17, 2019

Last issue delivered a brutal throw down, but not much else. This issue, on the other hand, manages to balance things quite a bit better and leads to an ultimately satisfying match up between the Titans and Lobo.

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Teen Titans (2016) #33

Aug 21, 2019

Teen Titans is not at all what you expect, and that's a truly wonderful thing.

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Teen Titans (2016) #34

Sep 18, 2019

It's safe to say we're pretty hooked on this team, dysfunction and all.

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Teen Titans (2016) #35

Oct 16, 2019

Teen Titans continues to be one of the darker books in DC's lineup, but it's using that darker subject matter in some interesting ways, and that's why it should end up on your pull-list.

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Teen Titans (2016) #36

Nov 20, 2019

Artist Bernard Chang does some solid work with both Lobo and Crush though, and that final page is definitely worth talking about, but for now this books needs to find some ways to let the light in before it can really hit its stride again.

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Teen Titans (2016) #37

Dec 18, 2019

The personal relationships between the Titans is always where this book shines, and that is the case once more here. We just wish the big payoff lived up a bit more to all the promise it had.

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Teen Titans (2016) #39

Feb 19, 2020

The most dysfunctional family in comics is finally on the same page (sort of), and it's utterly delightful.

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Teen Titans (2016) #40

Mar 18, 2020

It can be rather tricky to work in a story of heaven and hell into a superhero series, but Adam Glass and Robbie Thompson have found a way to make it work in Teen Titans.

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Teen Titans (2016) #41

May 29, 2020

Teen Titans brings "Djinn Wars" to an action-packed conclusion, but if the series wants to stay relevant, it needs to blaze a bold new trail from here.

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Teen Titans (2016) #42

Jun 24, 2020

While the team is the same, the vibe and underlying tension is anything but, and it's just the sort of energy shot the series needed.

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Teen Titans (2016) Annual #2

Aug 26, 2020

This book starts and ends with Robin, but it takes the character in a direction the character needs to truly evolve, and that's more than enough to warrant a read.

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The 7 Deadly Sins #1

May 6, 2020

In short, it's a must-read, especially for those who love getting lost in genre comics.

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The End: Captain Marvel #1

Jan 29, 2020

In short, it's everything you would want in an ending for the Boss of Space, though we're perfectly okay with the real end not coming anytime soon.

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6
The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl (2015) #44

May 8, 2019

Squirrel Girl is midway through her "War of the Realms" tie-in, and if you're going to tie into a mega event you either need to be meaningful to the main plot or simply entertaining. Squirrel Girl definitely falls into the latter camp, though the first half of the issue is a bit dull.

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The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl (2015) #45

Jun 12, 2019

This has been a fun excursion, but we're kind of ready for Doreen to return to her lovable crew and adventures before we have to say goodbye to the series later this year.

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The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl (2015) #46

Jul 3, 2019

We're glad that Squirrel-Girl is putting "War of the Realms" in the rear view mirror, but the ride's been an enjoyable one nonetheless.

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The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl (2015) #47

Aug 14, 2019

As The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl nears the end of its run, writer Ryan North and artist Derek Charm are trying to make sure the series goes out on a high note, and they're off to quite a start.

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The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl (2015) #48

Sep 11, 2019

Even as Tony and the army of villains continue to show up, the spotlight never truly leaves Squirrel Girl, and you'll remember all the reasons why you love this character and her book by the end of the issue.

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The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl (2015) #49

Oct 9, 2019

Everything you love about Squirrel Girl is here in spades, and as we close in on the series conclusion, we can't think of a better way to celebrate our favorite hero.

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The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl (2015) #50

Nov 13, 2019

Squirrel Girl has been a delight for 50 issues, and thankfully she's going out on a high note.

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10
The Weatherman: Vol. 2 #1

Jun 26, 2019

This return packed everything we love about The Weatherman into one issue, and here's hoping the rest of the series can keep up with that high bar.

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10
The Weatherman: Vol. 2 #2

Jul 24, 2019

The Weatherman has really found a rhythm in its second volume, and we simply can get enough of it.

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10
The Weatherman #3

Aug 21, 2019

Writer Jody LeHeup manages to find ways to surprise with every issue, never going quite where you expected and somehow revealing yet another unfortunate layer to what happened after Earth fell.

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The Weatherman #4

Sep 18, 2019

It might be a minute before we see what comes from that huge last page hook, but the series has proven it is more than worth the wait.

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The Weatherman #5

Nov 20, 2019

The Weatherman deals with some heavier subjects and a rather dark world, but it knows when to lighten the mood with humor.

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10
The Weatherman #6

Jan 29, 2020

The Weatherman isn't quite like any other comic out there, and it's an experience that demands your attention from the get go and never lets go, and that final sequence will have fans counting the days until volume 3.

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8
Tony Stark: Iron Man #10

Apr 17, 2019

There's a lot to process here, but when it all comes together you can't help but love the results.

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6
War of the Realms: Uncanny X-Men #1

Apr 24, 2019

The isn't going to make or break your War of the Realms experience, but X-Men fans will still find enough here to enjoy it.

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8
War of the Realms: Uncanny X-Men #3

Jun 26, 2019

Granted this is not truly necessary to understand the main event, but we don't regret our time with the series in the slightest.

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10
WWE: Smackdown #1

Oct 2, 2019

Both new and longtime WWE fan will find something to love here, and it's the perfect way to kick off 20 more years of SmackDown.

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8
X-Force (2018) #7

May 8, 2019

It feels like X-Force is finally figuring out what it is, and we couldn't be happier.

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X-Force (2018) #8

May 22, 2019

The best Cable stories are the ones that ground the more eccentric elements of time travel and prophecies with an emotional core. It took a minute to find in this arc but Ed Brisson maximizes that to the betterment of the overall story at play in X-Force #8.

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X-Force (2018) #9

Jun 12, 2019

The series has really developed a charm all its own, and here's hoping it can close out this story with a bang.

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6
X-Force (2018) #10

Jul 17, 2019

This storyline didn't change the world, but it was definitely a worthwhile adventure for those who decided to take the journey.

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