Theo Dwyer's Comic Reviews

Reviewer For: Bleeding Cool Reviews: 149
7.4Avg. Review Rating

8.5
40 Seconds #1

Aug 30, 2020

A sci-fi rescue mission in gorgeous pastel watercolors.

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7.5
A Dark Interlude #1

Dec 6, 2020

A Dark Interlude #1 seeks to create a kind-of-sequel to Fearscape, but does it work for the unfamiliar reader?

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9
A Man Among Ye #1

Aug 27, 2020

A Man Among Ye #1 & 2 bring Anne Bonny's exploits as a female pirate to comic book life with Stephanie Phillips' thrilling script.

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8.5
A Man Among Ye #3

Oct 29, 2020

Writer Stephanie Phillips and artist Craig Cermak blend fact and fiction to create a gripping Anne Bonny comic.

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7.5
Amazing Spider-Man (2018): Sins Rising Prelude #1

Jul 31, 2020

The compelling prelude sets up the upcoming Nick Spencer event, Sins Rising.

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10
An Unkindness of Ravens #1

Oct 16, 2020

An Unkindness of Ravens #1 puts a centuries-old conflict in a New England high school in one of 2020's best comic debuts.

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10
An Unkindness of Ravens #2

Dec 4, 2020

An Unkindness of Ravens #2 continues to establish this series by Dan Panosian and Marianna Ignazzi as BOOM! Studios' best comic.

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3.5
Angel (2019) #13

Aug 30, 2020

Angel & Spike #13 is a one-off detective story set between Hill's run and Thompson's takeover, but does it really feel like Angel?

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7.5
Angel (2019) #14

Oct 11, 2020

Angel & Spike #14 is Zac Thompson's debut as writer of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer spinoff, reinventing the Joss Whedon classic.

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5
Angel (2019) #15

Dec 4, 2020

Oz from Buffy the Vampire Slayer join Angel's crew, but his iconic stoic disposition seems to be forgotten.

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8.5
Ask for Mercy: Season 3 #1

Aug 22, 2020

REVIEW: Ask for Mercy Season Three #1 introduces a world, imagined by Richard Starkings & Abigail Jill Harding, of tentacles and terror.

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10
Autumnal #1

Oct 31, 2020

Among 2020's best debuts, it might be Vault Comics' best single issue ever.

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10
Autumnal #2

Oct 31, 2020

Another perfect issue from Kraus, Shehan, Wordie, & Campbell, perfectly balancing horror, mystery, & drama.

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10
Autumnal #3

Dec 4, 2020

The Autumnal #3 feels like Stephen King by way of Ari Aster as Daniel Kraus & Chris Shehan bring the horror into terrifying focus.

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8
Belle (2020): Hearts & Minds #1

Sep 21, 2020

Belle: Hearts & Minds mixes horror & superhero action as Franchini crosses over Belle, Zenescope's Batman, with witch hunter Gretel.

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Belle (2020): Ghosts & Goblins #1

Sep 4, 2020

Belle: Ghosts & Goblins sees Zenescope Entertainment create their own Batman, reinventing a fairy tale icon as a superhero.

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9.5
Big Girls #1

Aug 20, 2020

A killer debut that poses a horrific "What if" question with an even scarier answer.

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9.5
Big Girls #2

Oct 2, 2020

Big Girls #2 from Jason Howard, a sci-fi thriller teeming with moral ambiguity, surprises with its killer second issue.

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9
Big Girls #3

Oct 30, 2020

Big Girls #3 by Jason Howard delves into Ember's past, showing a connection with one of these "jacks" that changes everything.

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9
Big Girls #4

Nov 26, 2020

A nuanced exploration of what happens when people look at each other as monsters.

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8.5
Big Girls #5

Dec 26, 2020

Big Girls #5 sees Jason Howard's sci-fi battle of the genders deliver a climactic battle that culminates in the series' best moment.

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7
Black Cat (2019) #12

Aug 11, 2020

The battle between Black Cat and Iron Man might be a little too easy for Felicia, but also? It's just a lot of fun.

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7.5
Black Widow (2020) #1

Sep 10, 2020

Black Widow #1 kicks off the new Thompson & Casagrade run with a high concept that sees Natasha leave the mantle for a unique reason.

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9
Black Widow (2020) #2

Oct 30, 2020

Black Widow #2 delivers top-notch character work from Kelly Thompson and Elena Casagrande. Widow, Hawkeye, and Bucky shine.

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10
Black Widow (2020) #3

Nov 7, 2020

The best chapter of the new run yet due to emotionally complex, gripping storytelling from Thompson & Casagrande.

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7
Bliss (2020) #1

Jul 31, 2020

A surrealist comic with elements of urban anime and Gotham that poses to its readership an interesting question about morality.

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9.5
Bliss (2020) #2

Aug 30, 2020

Bliss #2 sees Caitlin Yarsky deliver Eisner-worthy art in this story about a man's descent into evil in attempt to save his son.

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9.5
Bliss (2020) #3

Oct 15, 2020

A visual poem & a challenging, engaging narrative by Sean Lewis & Caitlin Yarsky that shows how dynamic comics can be.

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10
Bliss (2020) #4

Oct 29, 2020

This issue takes the narrative to new, staggering heights as Sean Lewis and Caitlin Yarsky continue their morality play of a comic.

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8.5
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (2019) #17

Sep 7, 2020

Buffy the Vampire Slayer #17 is a showcase for BOOM! Studios' version of Wesley Wyndam-Price, one of Joss Whedon's greatest creations.

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2
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (2019) #19

Nov 13, 2020

There is nothing left for longtime fans of Joss Whedon's cult classic in this BOOM! reboot.

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9
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Willow (2020) #3

Sep 25, 2020

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Willow #3 is an introspective spinoff to the main BOOM! Studios reboot with standout art and writing.

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9
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Willow (2020) #4

Oct 16, 2020

Easily BOOM! Studios' best Joss Whedon title due to Tamaki's script and Bustos' artwork.

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5
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Willow (2020) #5

Nov 26, 2020

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Willow has just been so, so good that the strength of the first four issues left me with no doubt that Tamaki would follow through with a terrific ending. That didn't end up being the case, but this is still, by far, the best Buffy title coming from BOOM! Studios.

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8
Chu (2020) #1

Jul 29, 2020

The story of Saffron Chu's downward spiral into criminality begins in this bloody, pukey first issue.

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9
Chu (2020) #2

Sep 3, 2020

Chu #2 is equal parts crime thriller and dark comedy, as John Layman and Dan Boultwood deliver a killer second issue.

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10
Chu (2020) #3

Oct 23, 2020

Chu #3 continues John Layman and Dan Boultwood's excellent Chu spinoff, which every comics reader should be following.

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10
Chu (2020) #4

Oct 29, 2020

Chu #4 from John Layman & Dan Boultwood establishes this Chew prequel comic as a series that is every bit as good as the original.

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9.5
Chu (2020) #5

Dec 4, 2020

Chu #5 is a climax drawn with intensity and humor, but it's the set-up for what's to come that makes Saffron a truly interesting lead.

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8.5
Colonel Weird: Cosmagog #1

Oct 31, 2020

An emotional story about a man cascading through time and self.

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3
Commanders In Crisis #1

Oct 30, 2020

It seeks to tell an epic superhero event story with unknown heroes but, after reading, we still don't know them.

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7
Concrete Jungle #1

Oct 31, 2020

Concrete Jungle #1 from Sheldon Allen delivers a harsh, unforgiving portrait of a corrupt cop in a gritty, sci-fi world.

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8.5
Conspiracy (2020): Men In Black #1

Jul 28, 2020

A standalone story that evokes classic horror comics anthologies of yesteryear while still feeling current.

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9
Conspiracy (2020): Planet X #1

Oct 18, 2020

Conspiracy: Planet X sees Goldbergs writer Adam F. Goldberg & Hans Rodionoff tie multiple conspiracies together to horrific effect.

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8.5
Conspiracy (2020): Black Knight Satellite #1

Aug 31, 2020

Conspiracy: Black Knight Satellite from Zenescope delivers thrilling, visceral horror.

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7
Crossover (2020) #1

Nov 7, 2020

Crossover #1 is a comic book about comic books. This high concept story from Donny Cates & Geoff Shaw is bold in surprising ways.

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8
Daredevil (2019) Annual #1

Sep 4, 2020

Daredevil Annual #1 sees Chip Zdarsky insert Mike Murdock into Daredevil's past through fabricated, fractured memories.

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8.5
Deadpool (2019) #6

Aug 12, 2020

Deadpool #6 sees Wade Wilson travel from the borough formerly known as Staten Island to Krakoa in Kelly Thompson's latest issue, where Jeff the Land Shark shines.

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9.5
Deadpool (2019) #7

Nov 14, 2020

Deadpool #7 continues Kelly Thompson's run which follows through on its high concept with a stunning, stylish story.

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9.5
Deadpool (2019) #8

Nov 29, 2020

Kelly Thompson creates an empathetic Deadpool that is still every bit as funny, crude, and badass as expected.

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7
Doctor Who: Time Lord Victorius #1

Sep 17, 2020

Doctor Who: Time Lord Victorious #1 sees the Tenth Doctor team up with a Dalek in this comic from Jody Houser & Roberta Ingranata.

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5
Doctor Who: Time Lord Victorius #2

Nov 13, 2020

This comic is carried by Roberta Ingranta's stellar art but the narrative doesn't do the concept justice.

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5
Empyre #1

Jul 19, 2020

Empyre #1, which kicks off Marvel's new event, is a beautifully drawn disagreement between two geniuses -- Reed Richards and Tony Stark -- that struggles to make either seem worthy of that descriptor.

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3
Empyre #2

Jul 25, 2020

Empyre #2 explains everyone's motivations... a LOT... but yet the characters still seem lost in the tangle.

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5
Empyre #3

Aug 1, 2020

Can this issue and its focus on Black Panther fighting to save the world... in turn save Marvel's worst event ever?

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6
Empyre #4

Aug 11, 2020

A few surprising twists make this the best issue so far.

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8
Empyre #5

Aug 20, 2020

Empyre #5 follows on the heels of major reveals in the event's last issue and delivers a character-defining moment for the Thing.

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7.5
Empyre #6

Sep 7, 2020

Empyre #6 is the finale of the Cotati invasion in the Marvel universe. Will the climax make up for this uneven event?

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Empyre: Fallout: Fantastic Four #1

Sep 26, 2020

Empyre Fallout: Fantastic Four #1 sees the Profiteer go full Karen in this epilogue to this Avengers & Fantastic Four-centric event.

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7
Empyre: Savage Avengers #1

Aug 2, 2020

Empyre: Savage Avengers #1 is a fun one-shot that lets the beautiful artwork tell the story to dazzling effect.

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8.5
Empyre: Aftermath: Avengers #1

Sep 24, 2020

Avengers: Empyre Aftermath #1 sees the full team behind Marvel's Empyre event wrap up the series and look toward the future.

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5
Empyre: Avengers #3

Sep 4, 2020

Empyre: Avengers #3 follows up on last issue's cliffhanger, which saw Ka-Zar seemingly killed. How does this Marvel tie-in end?

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9
Empyre: Captain America #2

Aug 20, 2020

Empyre: Captain America #2 is a perfect embodiment of who Steve Rogers is. Phillip Kennedy Johnson could write the main Cap title.

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9
Empyre: X-Men #1

Jul 25, 2020

Tini Howard and Jonathan Hickman make Empyre: X-Men work by treating it like its own story rather than a Marvel event tie-in.

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4
Empyre: X-Men #2

Aug 12, 2020

A strong start goes steeply downhill with the second issue of this Empyre tie-in.

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9.5
Empyre: X-Men #3

Aug 21, 2020

REVIEW: Empyre: X-Men #3 passes the mic to Vita Ayala, Zeb Wells, and Ed Brisson as the mutants, zombies, and old ladies continue to war.

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7
Engineward #1

Jul 19, 2020

Engineward #1 is a bit heavy-handed with the world-building, but it counters that with interesting concept, cast, and art. Also... damn, that lettering is inventive.

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5
Engineward #2

Aug 31, 2020

Engineward from Mann & Eisma could become great sci-fi epic if the reader is given the chance to invest in the characters.

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5
Engineward #3

Oct 15, 2020

Engineward #3 from Vault Comics continues to show the series' great potential, but does the story follow through on it?

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5
Fantastic Four: Antithesis #1

Sep 4, 2020

Fantastic Four: Antithesis #1 is a new story from a "classic era" by Mark Waid and Neal Adams, but can modern fans enjoy this comic?

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FCBD 2020: Spider-Man/Venom #1

Jul 30, 2020

A double feature comic featuring Jed MacKay's Black Cat and Donny Cates' Venom, with both shorts setting up events in the main series.

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9.5
FCBD 2020: X-Men #1

Jul 18, 2020

A Tarot card reading in comic book form, this exercise in comics creativity offers a glimpse into the future of the X-Men.

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8
Funny Creek #1

Aug 11, 2020

It's one of the best looking books out there, and a bit more time spent establishing the story would elevate this book to its highest potential.

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9
Funny Creek #2

Aug 22, 2020

Funny Creek #2 from Stout Club and ComiXology Originals is an original, emotionally gripping story about trauma and hero worship.

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9.5
Funny Creek #3

Aug 27, 2020

Funny Creek #3 sees writer Rafael Scavone take Lilly through a journey of escapism in one of 2020's best all-ages comics.

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9
Funny Creek #4

Aug 30, 2020

Funny Creek #4 is the second-to-last installment of Rafael Scavone's emotional story, which thrills with beautiful art & colors.

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5
Funny Creek #5

Sep 7, 2020

Funny Creek #5 concludes this all-ages cautionary tale from Stout Club, but does the finale live up to this comic's massive potential?

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7
Getting It Together #1

Oct 16, 2020

Getting it Together #1 draws inspiration from sitcoms like Friends, adding a modern vibe to the concept of an ensemble dramedy.

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6.5
Getting It Together #2

Nov 19, 2020

A fun read. Jack's storyline & bonus comic stand out... but is Lauren not just a straight-up villain?

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8.5
Giant-Size X-Men (2020): Storm #1

Oct 8, 2020

Storm tackles an existential crisis: if I'm going to come back to life, why fight death?

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

Jul 19, 2020

With massive restraint and elegant simplicity, Hickman and Pérez turn a tale about a man buying an island for a friend into a deep sea epic.

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10
Giant-Size X-Men (2020): Fantomex #1

Aug 12, 2020

In a word... perfect.

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8.5
Giga #1

Oct 29, 2020

A well-conceived sci-fi debut from Alex Paknadel & John Lė that offers something too rare: trust in the reader.

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7.5
Goosebumps: Secrets of the Swamp #1

Oct 2, 2020

Goosebumps: Secrets of the Swamp #1 sees the comic based on R. L. Stines novels return to a familiar location: Fever Swamp.

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Goosebumps: Secrets of the Swamp #2

Nov 8, 2020

Goosebumps: Secrets of the Swamp #2 sees the characters get lost in Fever Swamp in more ways than one.

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8.5
Grimm Fairy Tales (2016) #42

Nov 8, 2020

A classic blend of superheroes & horror as writer Dave Franchini brings back longtime villain Baba Yaga.

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6.5
Grimm Fairy Tales (2016) Annual #2

Jul 19, 2020

Zenescope harkens back to the fun, battles, hyper detailed art, and crazy costumes of the 80s/90s style of superhero comics with this new annual.

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8.5
Heavy #1

Sep 11, 2020

Heavy #1 sees Max Bemis & Eryk Donovan imagine a unique version of Purgatory that feels like The Punisher meets What Dreams May Come.

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9
Heavy #2

Oct 29, 2020

Heavy #2 from Max Bemis & Eryk Donovan skillfully puts the reader in Bill's shoes as he's swept up in the charm of a psychopath.

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5
Home Sick Pilots #1

Dec 26, 2020

Home Sick Pilots #1 is one of the most unique-looking books on shelves, & Wijngaard's art is top-notch. The story, however, falters.

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8
Horizon: Zero Dawn #1

Aug 11, 2020

A solid introduction even for those unfamiliar with the game.

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7
Horizon: Zero Dawn #2

Sep 10, 2020

Horizon Zero Dawn #2 is light on story & character development but the artwork & beautiful covers will keep Aloy & Talanah fans happy.

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8.5
Horizon: Zero Dawn #3

Nov 13, 2020

The best issue of the comic series so far.

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6
I Walk With Monsters #1

Jan 8, 2021

I Walk With Monsters #1 spends a lot of time on the lead's trauma without developing her as a character first, leaving no way in.

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5
Immortal Hulk: The Threshing Place #1

Oct 18, 2020

The Immortal Hulk: The Threshing Place #1 sees an all-star creative team tell the story of a massacre at the hands of the Hulk.

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7
Inkblot #1

Sep 11, 2020

Inkblot #1 is comfort food fantasy for cat lovers that evokes, at its best moments, like The Princess Bride's tongue-in-cheek tone.

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5.5
Inkblot #3

Nov 12, 2020

Inkblot #3 is another fun chapter of this reality-hopping cat comic, but the standalone aspects of each issue bog the series down.

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2
Iron Man (2020) #1

Oct 3, 2020

Iron Man #1 (2020) follows Tony Stark as he enters into a midlife crisis. A compelling idea, but does this Marvel comic explain why?

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10
Life Is Strange: Partners In Time #1

Oct 29, 2020

A perfect introduction even for comics readers who have never played the game.

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8
Locke & Key: In Pale Battalions Go #1

Sep 5, 2020

Locke & Key: ...In Pale Battalions Go... #1 is a worthy addition to Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez's saga of horror, fantasy, and war.

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Lonely Receiver #1

Sep 4, 2020

Lonely Receiver #1 from Zac Thompson & Jen Hickman turns a break-up into a sci-fi horror exploring identity, ownership, & monogamy.

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Lonely Receiver #2

Oct 16, 2020

Lonely Receiver #2 depicts a week of spiraling shame, less telling the story of a break-up, and more creating the feeling of one.

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Lonely Receiver #3

Nov 29, 2020

Jen Hickman's work shine as Catrin descends into a spiral of madness and violence.

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8
Lords Of Empyre: Celestial Messiah #1

Aug 12, 2020

Quoi, the Cotati Celestial Messiah, gets a chance to be more than just a villain in this one-shot.

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Lords Of Empyre: Emperor Hulkling #1

Jul 26, 2020

This tie-in offers readers a much needed explanation for Hulkling's behavior in Empyre.

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8
Maestro (2020) #1

Aug 28, 2020

Maestro #1 sees Peter David return to his legendary run on Hulk to paint a grim vision of the Marvel Universe's future.

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Marvels Snapshot (2020): Spider-Man #1

Oct 30, 2020

Spider-Man: Marvels Snapshots #1 makes an interesting point about crime in the age of superheroes... but then what?

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Marvels Snapshot (2020): X-Men #1

Oct 4, 2020

X-Men: Marvel Snapshots #1 by Jay Edidin & Tom Reilly is a perfect Cyclops comic that tells a tightly-plotted, character-driven story.

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9.5
Metalshark Bro: Vol. 2 #1

Jul 18, 2020

Bob Frantz, Kevin Cuffe, and Walter Ostlie bring Metalshark Bro back with the same energy that made the first volume one of the best (and strangest) indie comics on the market.

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Sacred Six (2020) #1

Jul 14, 2020

Spinning out of Christopher Priest's Vampirella run, this new ongoing team comic from Dynamite brings together Vampirella, Draculina, Pantha, Nyx, Chastity, and Lilith. It features strong writing and beautiful art with a story that may be hard for the unfamiliar to grasp.

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5
Scarenthood #1

Nov 12, 2020

A strange new horror comic by Nick Roche that creates well-defined, but not entirely likable characters.

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6
Seven Secrets #1

Aug 22, 2020

Tom Taylor's Seven Secrets #1 may feel narratively like Diet Saga, but the art by Daniele Di Nicuolo makes this comic a must read.

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5.5
Seven Secrets #2

Oct 2, 2020

Seven Secrets #2 develops the unique mythology Tom Taylor & Daniele Di Nicuolo have created but the narration feels oddly familiar.

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Seven Secrets #3

Oct 30, 2020

Seven Secrets #3 finally sees the series come into its own with a highly readable, beautifully drawn issue from Taylor & Di Niculo.

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Seven Secrets #4

Nov 19, 2020

This series from Tom Taylor and Daniele Di Nicuolo has high potential that it's beginning to tap into.

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8.5
Sex Criminals: Sexual Gary Special #1

Sep 18, 2020

Sex Criminals: Sexual Gary is a laugh-out-loud funny #comic about a pornstar/spokesperson/pop star who refuses to be confined by a "brand."

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7.5
Shadow Service #1

Aug 21, 2020

Shadow Service #1 from Cavan Scott & Corin Howell, another win from Vault Comics, is a witchy take on the private investigator genre.

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7.5
Shadow Service #3

Nov 29, 2020

A bit exposition-heavy for a third issue but, once it gets going, it mixes horror and action with style.

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8.5
Shadow Service #4

Dec 4, 2020

This urban fantasy comic from Vault fleshes out its supporting cast with an emotional (and disgusting) flashback.

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3.5
Shang-Chi (2020) #1

Nov 21, 2020

An impossibly corny debut featuring a script that feels like it was found in a decades-old filing cabinet.

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6.5
Sleeping Beauties #1

Aug 3, 2020

A fever dream of a comic, this Stephen King and Owen King adaptation is a pandemic story that speaks to life in 2020 probably more than the creative team could have imagined.

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Sleeping Beauties #3

Sep 3, 2020

Sleeping Beauties #3 buckles under the weight of Stephen & Owen King's cast, but an injured fox becomes a scene stealer in this comic.

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5
Snake Eyes: Deadgame (2020) #1

Sep 24, 2020

G. I. Joe Snake Eyes: Deadgame #1 by Rob Liefeld is exactly what you expect, delivering big "kid playing with action figures" energy.

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Spy Island #1

Sep 12, 2020

Spy Island #1 is a weird, stylish thriller about spies in the Bermuda Triangle.

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9.5
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - Too Long a Sacrifice #1

Jul 18, 2020

Licensed comics should get more love, as the Tipton brothers prove with their new Deep Space Nine series. Follow a mystery aboard the space station with a comic that feels like a lost episode of the classic series.

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9.5
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - Too Long a Sacrifice #2

Aug 27, 2020

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Too Long a Sacrifice #2 feels, thanks to writers David and Scott Tipton, like an episode of the show.

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9.5
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - Too Long a Sacrifice #3

Oct 30, 2020

An enthralling mystery.

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Star Trek: Hell's Mirror (2020) #1

Sep 6, 2020

Star Trek: Hell's Mirror sees Mirror Universe Khan meet Mirror Kirk. Will they be allies or enemies in this alternate reality?

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9
Stillwater (2020) #1

Oct 2, 2020

Zdarsky and Perez build character so well that this horror comic would be just as fun to read if nothing scary ended up happening to the characters.

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9
Stillwater (2020) #2

Oct 30, 2020

Stillwater #2 creates unease within the reader with creepy visuals and questions that may shake their moral compass to its core.

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9.5
Stillwater (2020) #3

Nov 27, 2020

Stillwater #3 is Chip Zdarsky's master class on exposition as he turns what could've been an info dump into the best issue yet.

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8.5
Taskmaster (2020) #1

Nov 21, 2020

Taskmaster #1 is to Jed McKay as what Superior Foes was to Nick Spencer, even with an egregious use of the best comic SFX ever.

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4
The Adventures of Byron #1

Jul 20, 2020

Chris Hamer's art makes this something fans of Nickelodeon classics will want in their collection, but comics fans may find themselves distracted by bizarre lettering.

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The Devil's Red Bride #1

Oct 23, 2020

The Devil's Red Bride from Vault Comics, described as a "love letter to samurai fiction," is a debut with potential.

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7.5
The Recount #1

Dec 28, 2020

The Recount #1, a thriller paced to the rhythm of gunfire, delivers a daring concept taking on the political landscape.

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The Rise Of Ultraman (2020) #1

Oct 1, 2020

Ultraman: The Rise of Ultraman #1 sees Marvel Comics relaunch this Kaiju-fighting hero with a sci-fi origin story.

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The Scumbag #2

Dec 6, 2020

The Scumbag #2 sees the bit get old - fast. What started out as an original gross-out comic becomes overdone satire in this 2nd issue.

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5
U.S.Agent (2020) #1

Nov 12, 2020

An intriguing but oddly paced story that confuses more than it entertains.

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8
Vain (2020) #1

Oct 11, 2020

The Vain #1 from Eliot Rahal and Emily Pearson is a beautifully drawn comic that plays against the readers' expectations.

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8
Vampire: The Masquerade #1

Aug 11, 2020

Two stories take very different approaches to what life is as a vampire in the world of The Masquerade.

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8
Vampire: The Masquerade #2

Sep 19, 2020

Vampire: The Masquerade #2 feels like vampires by way of Vertigo, with Seeley & Pramanik delivering a fresh take on familiar horrors.

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8.5
Van Helsing Annual #1

Dec 4, 2020

A great, standalone horror comic from Zenescope that offers a jumping-on point to new readers.

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8
Vlad Dracul #1

Jul 20, 2020

In this over-sized debut issue from Scout Comics, Vlad Dracul #1 asks the reader if its lead character is a hero, a monster, or something in-between.

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9
We Only Find Them When They're Dead #1

Sep 11, 2020

A beautifully illustrated debut from Simone Di Meo & Al Ewing with an original sci-fi story.

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5
We Only Find Them When They're Dead #2

Oct 30, 2020

We Only Find Them When They're Dead #2 is a confusing dip in quality, but this series from Ewing & Di Meo still has life in it.

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5
We Only Find Them When They're Dead #3

Nov 19, 2020

Beautifully illustrated but the relentless amount of close-up shots is disorienting.

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7.5
Werewolf By Night (2020) #1

Oct 30, 2020

Werewolf By Night #1 sees Taboo from the Black Eyed Peas and B. Earl write a new horror and superhero mash-up for Marvel.

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4
X-Factor (2020) #1

Aug 1, 2020

X-Factor #1 brings a team of dynamic mutants together for a compelling reason, but is there time for the characters to shine?

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8.5
Yasmeen #1

Jul 18, 2020

This unique new title from Scout Comics sets itself apart from standard monthly comics with art that evokes autobiographical comics and an unconventional narrative.

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