Megan Peters's Comic Reviews

Reviewer For: ComicBook.com Reviews: 112
7.5Avg. Review Rating

6.0
Atomic Robo: The Dawn of a New Era #1

Jan 9, 2019

The series' debut may falter in action, but its clever conversations with Robo will definitely satiate sci-fi fanatics until issue two comes around.

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8.0
Atomic Robo: The Dawn of a New Era #2

Feb 6, 2019

Atomic Robo & Dawn of New Era is an amalgamation of things that shouldn't work but do, and this second issue only proves chaos reigns supreme with this series.

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6.0
Atomic Robo: The Dawn of a New Era #3

Feb 27, 2019

From vampires to time loops and nosey students, Atomic Robo & Dawn of New Era has everything readers want, but compacted more than needed.

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6.0
Atomic Robo: The Dawn of a New Era #4

Apr 3, 2019

Atomic Robo & Dawn of New Era is back with a new issue, and it is all about a controversial debate.

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8.0
Atomic Robo: The Dawn of a New Era #5

May 8, 2019

If you've been needing a catch-up on the series, then this refresher chapter is meant for you.

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6.0
Barrier (2018) #2

May 9, 2018

Barrier has an actual language barrier in its latest release, so be prepared to translate a lot of dialogue or be swept away from the story entirely.

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6.0
Barrier (2018) #3

May 16, 2018

There's surely substance to be found in this new issue, but you'll have to dig up those connections yourself.

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8.0
Barrier (2018) #4

May 23, 2018

With eye-popping artwork and a few stomach-churning panels, Barrier #4 speeds up the series' pace in a very welcome turn.

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8.0
Barrier (2018) #5

May 30, 2018

For a moment, Barrier #5 allows the mismatched protagonists to level with one another, but things turn topsy-turvy when an unexpected shift lands the pair somewhere they never expected to go.

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4.0
Black Widow (2019) #1

Jan 16, 2019

Brought back from the dead, this new series promises to expose the most unapologetic pieces of Natasha Romanoff, but its debut issue is slow to start.

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8.0
Black Widow (2019) #2

Feb 20, 2019

As the Black Widow's new goal unfolds, readers will find themselves crusading alongside the burned heroine, and this issue's final page will have them reaching for more.

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6.0
Black Widow (2019) #3

Mar 27, 2019

Black Widow is making progress with its Madripoor espionage, but Black Widow's mission just went south in a big way.

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6.0
Black Widow (2019) #5

May 15, 2019

While busy, it juggles each loose plot tie easily and answers questions fans didn't even know they had. So, if you're looking to dive into an ease Black Widow web, this run is the one for you.

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4.0
Burnouts #1

Sep 19, 2018

While the issue's story is interesting enough to get you through its pages, Burnouts #1 takes a long time to get going, but the payoff will be worth it for alien lovers out there.

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10
Calamity Kate #1

Mar 13, 2019

Packed with action, Calamity Kate is a wild ride filled with unapologetic heroines, gory battles, and irreverent humor.

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8.0
Calamity Kate #2

Apr 17, 2019

The issue's electric dialogue will have fans turning page after page, and the chemistry between Kate and her new rival is enough to keep anyone tuned in for more.

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10
Calamity Kate #3

May 15, 2019

With literal demons on her trail, Calamity Kate #3 is solemn in its reverie and packs promise of a truly badass conclusion in its future.

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8.0
Calamity Kate #4

Jun 12, 2019

The comic ends with an intriguing time skip setting up the future of Calamity Kate, and fans will be more than ready to explore it with Dark Horse after finishing this issue.

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8.0
Dog Days of Summer #1

May 29, 2019

So, if you are looking for an easy read that'll pop out some laughs, animal lovers will get a kick out of this entry.

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8.0
Dream Daddy #2

Sep 26, 2018

Dream Daddy #2 is just the thing fans of the visual novel crave. It has mystery, well-timed quips, and the best breakdown of gothic aestheticism you can ask for.

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4.0
Dream Daddy #3

Oct 24, 2018

Dream Daddy returns with its third issue, but Mat's solo outing doesn't pack the punch the espresso lover might like.

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6.0
Dream Daddy #4

Nov 21, 2018

This adorable issue breaks down an absurd situation into something deceptively warm hearted, and Dream Daddy's cute aesthetic fits its tone perfectly.

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6.0
East of West #41

Feb 20, 2019

East of West #41 steps out this week with a foreboding claim.

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6.0
East of West #42

Apr 17, 2019

With two sides warring, even devout readers will be left wondering why this bloodshed took place, so here's to hoping the series' next chapter provides a bit more backstory.

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6.0
Encounter #2

Apr 18, 2018

At two issues in, Encounter seems to be a colorful slice-of-life superhero story that puts puns over action.

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8.0
Fence #5

Apr 18, 2018

The series has already drawn mighty comparisons to heralded sports manga like Haikyu!! " and for good reason. Fence's latest chapter sets aside plenty of time for competitive fencing, but it also delves deeper into the minds of Nicholas and Seiji.

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10
Fence #6

May 16, 2018

Fence #6 proves Western comics can do the sports genre as perfectly as any manga all-star, and it does so without breaking a sweat.

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10
Fence #7

Jun 20, 2018

Fence doesn't need to feint to get fans hooked, and its latest issue proves as much with ease.

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10
Fence #8

Jul 18, 2018

Fence continues to stun with its latest adrenaline-filled issue, and it's got enough Seiji to satisfy any fan.

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8.0
Fence #9

Aug 15, 2018

The issue paces easily at the start, giving fans a chance to enjoy some matches, but the story kicks up in the final pages.

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10
Fence #10

Sep 26, 2018

Faced with an uncertain future, Seiji and Nicholas take a step in their relationship that makes this chapter a true winner.

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10
Fence #11

Oct 31, 2018

Fence #11 will tug at your heartstrings, leaving readers emotional as Nicholas goes the extra mile to be a good friend before he is a good fencer.

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10
Fence #12

Nov 28, 2018

The series' authentic dialogue makes each character emote harder than the next, and it all leads up to a surprising cliffhanger that will have Seji fans slack-jawed.

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4.0
Forever Free #1

Apr 25, 2018

Its adherence to Haldeman's novels is admirable, but this comic feels handicapped by its extensive elucidation.

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10
Gamma #1

Sep 26, 2018

Gamma is back at it with Dark Horse, and the series' inaugural issue will be a welcome reminder to fans of the original oneshot.

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8.0
Goddess Mode #1

Dec 12, 2018

Despite some walled exposition, Goddess Mode #1 is a title readers will want to keep on file as its witty banter and gorgeous artwork are designed to overload them in the best way.

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8.0
Goddess Mode #2

Jan 16, 2019

Goddess Mode #2 crashes back onto shelves this week with an electric update that touches upon a bit too much exposition at times.

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10
Goddess Mode #3

Feb 13, 2019

With the technological conspiracies growing around her, Goddess Mode #3 solidifies itself as a gung-ho story of empowerment as the Oracles band together and step into a truly tantalizing cliffhanger.

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10
Goddess Mode #4

Mar 27, 2019

A major revelation threatens to upend everything they know about their daemon gigs, and fans are eager to see what's next for the renegade girl gang.

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4.0
Goddess Mode #6

Jun 19, 2019

Goddess Mode brings its big story to a close this week with issue six, but fans will be fighting to take apart the most important bits.

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4.0
Goosebumps: Horrors of the Witch House #1

May 1, 2019

The iconic franchise has thrilled fans for years as author R.L. Stine's novels continue to captivate, and IDW hopes to bring that same tension into its new comic run. However, its first issue falls flat and fails to stir up such an emotion.

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10
Gunning For Hits #1

Jan 9, 2019

Despite some extensive exposition into the recording industry, Gunning For Hits keeps fans engaged with its brisk wit, but the best comes at the end.

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6.0
Gunning For Hits #2

Feb 13, 2019

The comic is as irreverent as it is coy about its hitman origins, leaving fans eager to learn where this series' intersection between music and murder meets.

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4.0
Gunning For Hits #3

Mar 13, 2019

With Gunning for Hits going nowhere fast, fans will be left wondering where this series is going to go and hoping it'll quit dodging blows before long.

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4.0
Gunning For Hits #4

Apr 10, 2019

Gunning for Hits #4 tries to build to a high this week, but it falls flat before fans get to the final page.

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4.0
Gunning For Hits #5

May 8, 2019

Gunning For Hits makes pace with its latest issue, but its predictable ending will leave readers on a flat note.

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6.0
Lumberjanes #60

Mar 20, 2019

A sneaky sea monster, sci-fi stage play, and more make this issue a busy one to wade through, nut, for those wanting to wish a happy birthday to their favorite hardcore lady types, Lumberjanes #60 brings simple closure to the comic's latest mini-arc.

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6.0
Lumberjanes #61

Apr 17, 2019

With the campers fearing for Mal's safety, Lumberjanes #61 sets up an intriguing new story for the favorites, and it does so with the promise of dinosaurs. So, what else could you need?

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6.0
Lumberjanes #62

May 15, 2019

With the Roanokes ready to save Mal from a surely-dinosaur ridden world, the girls are surprised when a winter tundra awaits them. Their reunion with Mal is cut short when a massive bird attacks, leaving fans wishing this issue substituted in more action than one-line exposition.

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8.0
Lumberjanes #63

Jun 19, 2019

Each of the campers gets their moment to shine, and this brisk comic will make fans want to follow the Lumberjanes as they search for a way to assist a dinosaur migration.

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6.0
Lumberjanes: Somewhere That's Green #1

May 29, 2019

The adorable series focuses on the littler adventures which the Lumberjanes undertake during their summer camp, and each vignette teaches a special little lesson that readers of all ages can relate to.

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6.0
Marilyn Manor #1

Jun 26, 2019

Filled with bawdy humor, Marilyn Manor #1 sets the tone for what this series is destined to become. The fun-loving IDW debut promises to take readers on an adventure, but this debut issue does little to delve into any sort of substantial meat to hook followers.

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4.0
Marvel Action: Spider-Man #5

Jun 12, 2019

Marvel Action: Spider-Man #5 comes out with a perfectly average issue this weekend.

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8.0
Marvel Super Heroes Adventures: Spider-Man - Web of Intrigue! #1

Feb 13, 2019

Ranging in style, these pint-sized stories are often as self-aware as they are touching, leaving fans to breeze through the title and wanting more.

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10
Middlewest #1

Nov 21, 2018

The series' first issue sets up a world which readers will be begging to explore, and Middlewest's enticing artwork makes its first outing all the more adventurous.

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8.0
Middlewest #7

May 22, 2019

Middlewest breaks into its seventh episode with a climactic battle that leaves Abel worse off than ever before.

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8.0
Middlewest #8

Jun 19, 2019

Middlewest #8 continues its riveting run with brisk action and deliciously frustrating characters.

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6.0
Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #39

Jan 23, 2019

Now, Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur are having to team up with some familiar Marvel heroes to bring down Nightmare, but this issue doesn't pick up the action just yet; it lives in its introductory status, but the series has enough potential to string readers along.

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4.0
Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #40

Feb 27, 2019

Moon Girl And Devil Dinosaur is back, but the dreamy issue will leave fans feeling floaty in all the worst ways.

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8.0
Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #41

Mar 27, 2019

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur ends its latest arc with a warm-hearted moral and fantastical fight.

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4.0
Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #43

May 22, 2019

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur hits up fans with its 43rd issue but falls flat on the pacing.

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8.0
Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur #44

Jun 26, 2019

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur sees its heroine face one of her biggest challenges yet in this latest issue.

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8.0
Reaver #1

Jul 10, 2019

Filled with blood magic and gratuitous violence, this debut issue marks a strong entry for Reaver and will please fans eager for an action-packed comic starring a true group of underdogs.

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8.0
Red Hood and the Outlaws (2016) #36

Jul 10, 2019

Red Hood: Outlaw #36 brings Jason Todd's confrontation with the Penguin to a climatic high which fizzles out in good time.

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4.0
Robotech #9

May 9, 2018

While Robotech's latest issue does end on a cliffhanger, its crowded discourse makes it almost impossible to sustain suspense, but invested fans of the series will surely be willing to slog through its set-up.

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8.0
Ronin Island #1

Mar 6, 2019

When their homeland comes under a supernatural threat, this apparent samurai story transforms into something more, and fans will be left eager to pick up a new issue to flesh out this debut's big cliffhanger.

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8.0
Ronin Island #2

Apr 10, 2019

Ronin Island #2 will make readers' blood boil in the best way.

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8.0
Ronin Island #3

May 8, 2019

Ronin Island steps out with its third issue and leaves fans on a deliciously upsetting cliffhanger.

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6.0
Ronin Island #4

Jun 5, 2019

Ronin Island breaks into its fourth issue at a brisk break, and it may skim over too much for fans.

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10
Skyward (2018) #1

Apr 18, 2018

This debut issue finds a way to tether readers to its high-flying story, and the issue wraps with a bewildering cliffhanger that will leave you desperate for its next issue.

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10
Skyward (2018) #2

May 23, 2018

Skyward #2 keeps things brisk with an airy pace, and it promises to kick off what may become Image's best series of 2018.

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8.0
Skyward (2018) #3

Jun 20, 2018

Skyward picks up with pace this week with an exhilarating plot push.

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8.0
Skyward (2018) #4

Jul 18, 2018

Skyward returns with a high-stakes issue this week which promises to flesh out Willa's complex relationship with her father.

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10
Skyward (2018) #5

Aug 15, 2018

The issue's breathtaking artwork only magnifies its heartbreaking finale, but Skyward pushes back on that angst with one mysterious cliffhanger.

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10
Skyward (2018) #6

Sep 19, 2018

Skyward #6 kicks back into high gear with a sinister plot and buggy plot twist that will leave readers gripped until they flip the last page.

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10
Skyward (2018) #7

Oct 17, 2018

Skyward #7 swings into focus with an action-packed plot that readers won't want to put down.

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10
Skyward (2018) #8

Nov 14, 2018

The comic's team has managed to jettison Skyward towards one intriguing twist, and fans won't be able to put the issue down.

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10
Skyward (2018) #9

Dec 12, 2018

Skyward #9 will leave fans reaching for the next issue, but they'll likely want to reread this one twice before filing away its many revelations.

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10
Skyward (2018) #10

Jan 30, 2019

In due time, Skyward stands to become a beloved title thanks to its strong-willed heroine, and it would do readers well pick up an issue before the series soars too far out of reach.

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10
Skyward (2018) #11

Mar 27, 2019

Skyward #11 proves Image's hit series can surprise fans under the toughest of circumstances.

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10
Skyward (2018) #13

May 15, 2019

The story's balanced take on both settings makes for an easy read, and fans will end their read ready to face Skyward's impending climax.

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10
Skyward (2018) #14

Jun 19, 2019

The packed chapter reads easily as Willa finds out what it means to really save the world, and readers will not be disappointed by this satisfying conclusion.

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10
Spider-Gwen: Ghost-Spider (2018) #1

Oct 24, 2018

Fans will put down this inaugural issue wanting and waiting for more.

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6.0
Spider-Gwen: Ghost-Spider (2018) #2

Nov 28, 2018

Its easy dialogue keeps the issue moving, but fans may put down the issue wishing for something a bit more substantial. However, the latest issue ends on a promising note and imbues enough Stacy Sass to keep readers hooked for another read.

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8.0
Spider-Gwen: Ghost-Spider (2018) #4

Jan 9, 2019

The quick read does take a toll with its wall-crawling angst, but fans of Spider-Gwen will close the issue with an entirely new vision of the heroine in mind.

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6.0
Spider-Gwen: Ghost-Spider (2018) #5

Feb 13, 2019

Spider-Gwen Ghost Spider #5 picks up with a transitional issue focused on the unsung downsides of public heroics.

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8.0
Spider-Gwen: Ghost-Spider (2018) #6

Mar 13, 2019

The issue balances a promising story with slick action that will keep readers turning pages, but it is Spider-Gwen's clever quips pushing them to wait for the series' next issue.

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6.0
Spider-Gwen: Ghost-Spider (2018) #7

Apr 3, 2019

A disastrous date with Harry Osborne is just the start, and this new issue will leave fans curious about Gwen and her ever-present headaches.

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8.0
Spider-Gwen: Ghost-Spider (2018) #8

May 1, 2019

Spider-Gwen Ghost Spider #8 bolsters its latest art for fans this week with some complicated emotions.

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4.0
Spider-Gwen: Ghost-Spider (2018) #9

Jun 5, 2019

After making a big show of the baddie, Man-Wolf makes nothing but a whimper, and fans will be too disappointed to even perk up at the issue's promising cliffhanger because of such.

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8.0
Spider-Gwen: Ghost-Spider (2018) #10

Jul 3, 2019

A fun excursions involving hot dogs and a bee dinosaur ensues, leaving Gwen feeling more optimistic about her future as a superhero than she has in quite some time.

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6.0
Superior Spider-Man (2018) #9

Jul 17, 2019

The Superior Spider-Man sets up issue nine with a pleasant reunion between two heroes.

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8.0
The Avant-Guards #1

Jan 23, 2019

Avant-Guards #1 lays up another slam dunk for BOOM! and its growing catalog.

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8.0
The Avant-Guards #2

Feb 27, 2019

Avant-Guards #2 brings one of comic's most anticipated sports titles to a new level this week.

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8.0
The Avant-Guards #3

Mar 27, 2019

Avant-Guards slows down in its third issue, but readers will take pleasure in enjoying this release's softer moments.

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8.0
The Avant-Guards #5

May 22, 2019

Avant-Guards continues its winning streak with an issue that takes place off the court.

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6.0
The Avant-Guards #6

Jun 26, 2019

The Avant-Guards comes to a slow grind this week as fans are treated to another round of exposition.

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6.0
The Prodigal Sun: Fantastic Four #1

Jul 3, 2019

Fantastic Four: The Prodigal Sun simmers at the start start, but boils into an intriguing story by its final page.

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8.0
The Umbrella Academy: Hotel Oblivion #1

Oct 3, 2018

As a welcome home, The Umbrella Academy: Hotel Oblivion #1 reads like a familiar friend, but it doesn't aim to revolutionize the series Way and B created so many years ago.

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6.0
The Umbrella Academy: Hotel Oblivion #2

Nov 7, 2018

The interpersonal drama explored in these snippets will satisfy longtime fans, and Gerard Way intricate narrative feels self-assured in the best of ways. Still, the issue's final pages feel like they're missing some sort of action and such uneven grounding will leave readers a bit put out.

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4.0
The Umbrella Academy: Hotel Oblivion #3

Dec 5, 2018

This is a comic meant to entice kids to want Team Sonic Racing, and it does a decent job of selling the new Sega game.

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6.0
The Umbrella Academy: Hotel Oblivion #4

Jan 2, 2019

Umbrella Academy: Hotel Oblivion picks up its pace with its fourth issue, but its persistent pacing gaps will leave some fans wishing they had pressed snooze on the release.

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8.0
The Umbrella Academy: Hotel Oblivion #5

Feb 6, 2019

Umbrella Academy Hotel Oblivion takes a step closer to completion this week with its fifth issue, and the series feels like it has reached its stride.

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10
The Umbrella Academy: Hotel Oblivion #6

Mar 27, 2019

Umbrella Academy: Hotel Oblivion has rocketed forward with its latest issues, and this new release proves the comic's comeback was well-worth the wait.

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8.0
The Umbrella Academy: Hotel Oblivion #7

Jun 12, 2019

With the threat of inter-dimensional villains closed, readers will be shocked to learn about a new group of heroes are here to meet with the Umbrella Academy, and their teased origins will make readers' jaws drop.

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8.0
What If? (2018): X-Men #1

Oct 3, 2018

What If? X-Men #1 isn't the first comic to reimagine the X-Men mythos, but it is one of the most intriguing to do so.

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10
Winter Soldier (2018) #1

Dec 5, 2018

Everything from heritage to rebirth are tackled in this pensive story, and they combine to set up what may be one of the Winter Soldier's best solo arcs yet.

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10
Winter Soldier (2018) #2

Jan 2, 2019

Following a strong debut, this second issue packs a heavier punch as Bucky Barnes learns more about the child assassin crafted in the Winter Soldier's image.

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10
Winter Soldier (2018) #3

Feb 13, 2019

A stunning cliffhanger seals the issue's intense track record, and fans will be left torn between wanting to protect Bucky forever or smacking him upside the head.

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10
Winter Soldier (2018) #4

Mar 13, 2019

Winter Soldier #4 is another addition to one of Marvel's strongest ongoing series.

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10
Winter Soldier (2018) #5

Apr 10, 2019

Winter Soldier #5 comes to life with melancholy story of betrayal, jealousy, and the difficulty attached to doing the right thing.

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4.0
Wonder Woman: Come Back To Me #1

Jul 17, 2019

Wonder Woman: Come Back To Me kicks off a tale of separation for DC Comics' iconic heroine. With Wonder Woman pulled away from Steve following a mission gone wrong, Diana and Etta must visit a mystical world to locate the soldier before it's too late. While this search-and-rescue does sound promising, this lackluster issue is one which drug on.

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