Tim Adams's Comic Reviews

Reviewer For: ComicBook.com Reviews: 318
7.5Avg. Review Rating

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007 (2022) #1

Aug 3, 2022

Phillip Kennedy Johnson perfectly captures Bond's voice, and the art team of Marco Finnegan, Dearbhla Kelly, and Jeff Eckleberry set the tone with noir-inspired imagery.

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007 (2022) #2

Sep 7, 2022

The short action sequences channel the live-action James Bond movies, with the issue as a whole feeding off the franchise's overall vibe.

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007 (2022) #3

Oct 12, 2022

While 007 #3 is a slower paced issue, a ton of information is provided to the reader.

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007 (2022) #4

Nov 30, 2022

The artwork by Marco Finnegan and Dearbhla Kelly really pops on each and every page, especially in the beginning of 007 #4 as James Bond pulls off one of his signature impersonations.

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007 (2022) #5

Dec 28, 2022

This is one of the stronger issues of the series, and provides plenty of answers to some lingering questions.

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007 (2022) #6

Jan 25, 2023

What a pulse-pounding, action-packed issue of 007 we're greeted with this week.

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007: For King and Country #1

Apr 12, 2023

It's been fun to see James Bond have to resort to seclusion, and not rely on his super spy network and fancy gadgets.

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007: For King and Country #2

May 24, 2023

"Who can you trust?" is the name of the game, and every 00 agent has their sights set on Bond and Gann.

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007: For King and Country #3

Jun 28, 2023

I'm loving the intrigue and espionage that keeps building issue after issue, even more than the miniseries that preceded it.

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007: For King and Country #6

Nov 29, 2023

In typical 007 fashion, everything is wrapped up rather nicely, but it was still an exciting ending nonetheless.

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7174: Annual #1

Mar 2, 2022

For readers looking for a different flare from their weekly comics, there is a lot to like here.

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A.X.E.: Death to the Mutants #1

Aug 17, 2022

What helps the story in Death to the Mutants is it comes from Judgment Day writer Kieron Gillen, so everything is connected. Guiu Vilanova's art is more refined here than in previous fill-in spots on Eternals, which is probably helped by the colors of the late Dijjo Lima.

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A.X.E.: Death to the Mutants #2

Sep 7, 2022

While a reader doesn't have to necessarily read A.X.E.: Death to the Mutants, it does sync perfectly, in no small part because its been written by the Judgment Day mastermind: Kieron Gillen.

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A.X.E.: Death to the Mutants #3

Oct 12, 2022

For Death to the Mutants to be a tie-in to Judgment Day, a lot of significant events take place in this issue.

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Abbott: 1979 #5

Mar 13, 2024

While this might be Abbott's final story, I hope that this creative team has no stories percolating in their minds as I'll be there for any story they create in the future.

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Absolution (2022) #1

Jul 6, 2022

The creative team introduces a somewhat compelling main character through a mission that allows them to show off her tremendous skills, along with establishing the framework for her origin and the meaning behind the comic's title. Add in some one-note supporting characters and there's enough intrigue to keep readers coming back.

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Amazing Spider-Man (2018) #78.BEY

Nov 17, 2021

Similar to its main story running through the Spider-Man Beyond era, Amazing Spider-Man #78.BEY delivered a ton of enjoyable moments.

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Amazing Spider-Man (2018) #80.BEY

Dec 8, 2021

Fiorelli, Gomez, and Medina meld their styles together to prevent any unnatural transitions, which is greatly helped by Rosenberg and Caramagna's contributions of consistency.

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Amazing Spider-Man (2018) #88.BEY

Feb 9, 2022

What makes this tie-in to Amazing Spider-Man's Beyond era so entertaining is it takes a supporting character in Hobie Brown, aka the former Prowler and new Hornet, and finds a way to naturally progress his character arc.

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Amazing Spider-Man (2018) #92.BEY

Mar 16, 2022

Another strong issue from the Spider-Man Beyond board.

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Avengers (2023) #1

May 17, 2023

If you are an Avengers fan, there's no reason not to pick this up and continue reading to see what new villains they will face, and which heroes leave their unforgettable mark on the series.

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Avengers (2023) #2

Jun 21, 2023

It's nice to see the Avengers in the role of saving civilians, instead of fighting whatever villain is getting all of the attention these days.

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Avengers (2023) #6

Oct 11, 2023

Earth's Mightiest Heroes battle against The Ashen Combine comes to a satisfying conclusion.

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Avengers (2023) #7

Nov 1, 2023

Man is there a lot to like about Avengers #7! Jed MacKay knows how to craft a tale with mesmerizing words spoken by an unknown narrator.

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Avengers (2023) #8

Dec 6, 2023

Jed MacKay and C.F. Villa make a dynamic duo, with fantastic writing and voices for the characters together with bombastic art.

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Avengers (2023) #10

Feb 7, 2024

All of this praise is given to the dynamic creative team, who have taken their years of working together to form an unstoppable juggernaut on Avengers.

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Avengers (2023) #11

Mar 6, 2024

As far as one-off stories go, you can't go wrong with an Edwin Jarvis-focused issue.

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Avengers (2023) #12

Apr 3, 2024

What's helpful about this type of tie-in is it takes the main story beats and adapts them to the Avengers title, focusing on M.O.D.O.K. and 3-D MAN as Orchis antagonists. The Avengers work well together, and the issue even references events in the new Captain Marvel series.

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Batman and Robin and Howard #2

Apr 10, 2024

The comic perfectly captures what it's like for kids in school, with cliques and the urge to always fight for dominance.

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Ben Reilly: Spider-Man (2022) #1

Jan 19, 2022

It is cool to see callbacks to current themes like the Ravencroft Institute and forgotten villains like Carrion and Vermin, so for readers looking for an different Spider-Man story, they should be in luck.

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Ben Reilly: Spider-Man (2022) #2

Feb 23, 2022

The art is expressive and full of energy, and the team works well together when it comes to Spider-Man action sequences.

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Ben Reilly: Spider-Man (2022) #3

Mar 23, 2022

You can really feel the energy permeating from each page, as Ben tries to narrow down who could be attacking him. Another delight is reading to find out which villain from Spider-Man's rogues gallery will step up next.

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Ben Reilly: Spider-Man (2022) #4

May 4, 2022

The comic has done an adequate job of examining Ben Reilly's deepest fears and insecurities, and the presence of Spidercide only compounds those thoughts rattling around in his head.

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Ben Reilly: Spider-Man (2022) #5

Jun 15, 2022

The finale to the Ben Reilly miniseries went out on an action-packed note.

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Beyond (2022): Mary Jane & Black Cat #1

Jan 26, 2022

Having two of the most important people in Spider-Man's life be the protagonists in a tie-in to Amazing Spider-Man's Beyond era works so well.

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Billionaire Island: Cult of Dogs #1

Nov 9, 2022

Cult of Dogs expertly addresses both social media algorithms and the dangers they pose to the general public, with fictional characters playing their parts perfectly.

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Billionaire Island: Cult of Dogs #2

Dec 14, 2022

There's something poetically sad about mercenaries hunting a K9 named "Business Dog." Of course, there's a larger lesson to be learned from the crash of an economy and society turning on itself, but the creative team behind Billionaire Island teaches that to readers in satirical fashion.

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Billionaire Island: Cult of Dogs #3

Jan 11, 2023

There's an excellent example in the opening pages to how social media echo chambers work, both positively and negatively.

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Billionaire Island: Cult of Dogs #4

Feb 15, 2023

There's a good portion of the opening story that makes some valid points regarding the status that money holds over everyone's head, and how a lot of the real money ties back to the military.

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Billionaire Island: Cult of Dogs #5

Mar 15, 2023

Billionaire Island continues its hot streak of breaking down some of the finer points of capitalism and how power is truly collected in society.

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Billionaire Island: Cult of Dogs #6

Apr 19, 2023

I've gotta say, I'm satisfied with how this new installment in Billionaire Island concluded.

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Black Panther (2021) #1

Nov 24, 2021

Marvel's new era of Black Panther gets off to a captivating start. Whereas the previous volume by Ta-Nehisi Coates and Daniel Acuna primarily took place in the stars, John Ridley, Juann Cabal, and Federico Blue deliver the beginnings of an espionage tale.

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Black Panther (2021) #2

Dec 22, 2021

An intense fight is upcoming in the next issue, which should provide even more clues as to who is really behind these threats.

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Black Panther (2021) #3

Jan 26, 2022

The 200th issue of Black Panther doesn't bring us any closer to finding out who is behind the assassination attempts on T'Challa's sleeper agents, but there are some quiet character moments worthy of recognition.

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Black Panther (2021) #4

Mar 2, 2022

Readers are beginning to get some escalation as far as who could be behind the assassination attempts on Wakandan sleeper agents.

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Black Panther (2021) #5

Apr 13, 2022

Black Panther #5 gives off major spy thriller energy in the best way possible.

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Black Panther (2021) #6

Jun 1, 2022

He finally gets to have a meaningful one-on-one conversation with one major ally that answers some long-lingering questions from the past in a good way.

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Black Panther (2021) #7

Jul 6, 2022

What makes Black Panther #7 fascinating is writer John Ridley spreads the story around in order to give proper page time to several key characters, who help to give different viewpoints of the brewing conflict.

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Black Panther (2021) #8

Aug 10, 2022

"The Long Shadow" comes to a climactic conclusion and delivers its promise of reshaping Wakanda while setting up a new status quo for Black Panther.

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Black Panther (2021) #9

Sep 7, 2022

German Peralta joins as artist, and his pairing with Jesus Aburtov and Joe Sabino cements this arc as a visual delight.

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Black Panther (2021) #10

Oct 12, 2022

The Buffalo Soldier is working with the alien-invading Colonialist, but he and T'Challa spark up a conversation on what it means to be truly free. Some of the other lingering plot lines from Black Panther are also addressed, displaying how T'Challa is in free-fall mode personally and professionally.

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Black Panther (2021) #11

Nov 2, 2022

From Black Panther's sleeper cells being revealed to a Wakandan civil war, we finally get answers to a long-running question.

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Black Panther (2021) #12

Dec 21, 2022

The personal stakes for Black Panther have never been higher, and even though he's been kicked out of the Avengers, Black Panther still assembles a ragtag team to help him take down Jhai.

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Black Panther (2021) #13

Jan 11, 2023

T'Challa is driven to fix the massive problems he caused, but the Avengers just won't let him be great.

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Black Panther (2021) #14

Feb 8, 2023

John Ridley has put his stamp on the former King of Wakanda by tearing him down issue after issue.

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Black Panther (2021) #15

Mar 8, 2023

The John Ridley run of Black Panther comes to an end on a solemn note.

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Black Panther (2021): Unconquered #1

Nov 9, 2022

The release of this special one-shot is presumably meant to capitalize on Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, but even as a standalone story there really isn't much meat on its bone.

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Bloodrik (2023) #1

Dec 6, 2023

The mind-bending panels mixed with the violence and blood give Bloodrik a unique look that you won't find in most comics.

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Bloodrik (2023) #3

Feb 7, 2024

The detail in the art is superb, from Bloodrik's massive frame to the little details you can find at the blood sacrifice. You can feel Bloodrik's madness when the blood touches his tastebuds.

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Bloodshot: Unleashed (2022) #1

Sep 21, 2022

Definitely looking forward to following this story to its blood-soaked conclusion.

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Bloodshot: Unleashed (2022) #2

Oct 26, 2022

Taking Bloodshot on a road trip allows for the creative team to highlight different parts of the country that are typically ignored, which comes back around when you see how the community is suffering after a radiation leak.

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Bloodshot: Unleashed (2022) #3

Nov 23, 2022

Jon Davis-Hunt and Jordie Bellaire deliver some gruesome carnage courtesy of Bloodshot, which we've pleasantly come to expect with each issue.

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Bloodshot: Unleashed (2022) #4

Dec 28, 2022

While containing a lot of its graphic violence and blood, Bloodshot Unleashed #4 also has elements of a psychological thriller filled with hallucinations.

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Captain America (2018) #750

Jul 5, 2023

Captain America #750 is bittersweet, as someone who's been enjoying both Captain America: Sentinel of Liberty and Captain America: Symbol of Truth and must see them end here, but this special issue only reinforces what I loved about both series.

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Captain America / Iron Man (2021) #1

Dec 8, 2021

If readers jumping into the book are looking forward to seeing the two Avengers in the spotlight, then they will come away disappointed. Secretly, the star of the first issue is Veronica Eden, a Hydra villain with nebulous goals.

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Captain America / Iron Man (2021) #2

Jan 5, 2022

Veronica Eden has a long way to go before she can be considered a viable threat, and she is already on the verge of being overshadowed by the villain teased for the next issue.

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Captain America / Iron Man (2021) #3

Jan 26, 2022

One would think a series featuring two iconic leaders of the Avengers would put more of the focus on them, but Captain America/Iron Man somehow manages to make them bystanders in their own team-up book.

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Captain America / Iron Man (2021) #4

Mar 2, 2022

This penultimate issue turned out to be one of the better installments of Captain America/Iron Man.

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Captain America / Iron Man (2021) #5

Mar 23, 2022

Captain America/Iron Man failed to live up to my expectations, but that may have more to do with what I was expecting from the title.

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Captain America: Symbol of Truth (2022) #1

May 11, 2022

The issue transitions seamlessly from an action-packed train heist to a quiet double-date between Cap and Misty Knight. The Cap-Misty Knight scenes come off as the highlight of the issue, with Tochi Onyebuchi nailing both characters' voices, and R.B. Silva, Jesus Aburtov, and Joe Caramagna bringing Harlem to life.

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Captain America: Symbol of Truth (2022) #2

Jun 29, 2022

R.B. Silva and Jesus Aburtov make a great artistic pairing, bringing a cinematic feel to each page.

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Captain America: Symbol of Truth (2022) #3

Jul 27, 2022

Unfortunately, we have a bit of a bait-and-switch on our hands since Doctor Doom is promoted heavily on the cover of Captain America: Symbol of Truth #3.

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Captain America: Symbol of Truth (2022) #4

Aug 24, 2022

Dual artists R.B. Silva and Ze Carlos weave their art styles seamlessly, with Silva handling Cap's adventures while Carlos tackling Falcon's.

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Captain America: Symbol of Truth (2022) #5

Sep 28, 2022

The art matches the intensity of the fight, and things wrap up nicely in order to transition into the next story arc.

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Captain America: Symbol of Truth (2022) #6

Oct 19, 2022

Captain America and Falcon are tasked with protecting the Prime Minister of Mohannda, which doesn't turn out too well in the end.

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Captain America: Symbol of Truth (2022) #7

Nov 30, 2022

The art takes a notable decline but still keeps the same tone from previous issues.

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Captain America: Symbol of Truth (2022) #9

Jan 11, 2023

R.B. Silva is back on art duties, and he's not alone. Arnim Zola's Dimension Z henchmen have returned, which should be a bigger issue for the also-returned Nomad.

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Captain America: Symbol of Truth (2022) #10

Feb 8, 2023

What an intense issue!

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Captain America: Symbol of Truth (2022) #11

Mar 15, 2023

Sam-Cap vs. White Wolf turned out to be a fight that lived up to the billing.

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Captain America: Symbol of Truth (2022) #12

Apr 26, 2023

There are a lot of moving parts to keep track of, but ultimately it succeeds in showing the different story arcs at play.

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Captain America: Symbol of Truth (2022) #13

May 31, 2023

The "Cold War" crossover slows down a beat to put the focus squarely on Sam Wilson and Steve Rogers who spend the issue fighting each other instead of Bucky Barnes and White Wolf.

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Captain America: Symbol of Truth (2022) #14

Jun 28, 2023

I will say I will miss this book, especially since there hasn't been an announcement regarding Sam headlining his own comic book.

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Capwolf & the Howling Commandos (2023) #4

Jan 17, 2024

Dum Dum Dugan gets a co-starring role and even a love interest, but the villains are pretty forgettable overall.

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Carnage Reigns (2023): Alpha

May 3, 2023

The art mixes both superhero action and terror nicely, and the main story is easy enough to follow, even if you aren't up-to-date on all the happenings going on with Carnage.

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Chu (2020) #10

Dec 1, 2021

John Layman and Dan Boultwood deliver a hilarious conclusion to Chu's "(She) Drunk History" story arc.

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Cloaked (2021) #1

Dec 15, 2021

The first issue from writer Mike Richardson and artist Jordi Armengol perfectly sets up the superhero mystery, with enough intrigue to leave readers guessing as to what path the story will take next.

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Cloaked (2021) #2

Jan 19, 2022

What we have here readers is a compelling superhero mystery baked into gritty street-level story. Yes, the parallels between the Sentinel/Lunatic and Batman/Joker are evident, though they don't detract from the overall story being told. If anything they help enhance the story.

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Cloaked (2021) #3

Feb 16, 2022

This gritty noir series takes costumed vigilantism in an unexpected direction, as the one detective hired to unmask the Sentinel ends up getting his interviewees murdered afterwards.

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Cloaked (2021) #4

Mar 16, 2022

All four issues are definitely worth checking out.

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Cyborg (2023) #1

May 17, 2023

As for the actual story, it does a good job of summarizing everything fans love about Cyborg.

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Cyborg (2023) #2

Jun 21, 2023

There's some larger points being made through evil corporations and their affect on society going on, which is fun to see happen through a vlogger.

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Cyborg (2023) #4

Oct 18, 2023

There's some good character work here, between Cyborg, his A.I. father, and Estelle. Estelle even brings up how Victor isn't really creative when it comes to changing his body parts into weapons.

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Cyborg (2023) #5

Nov 29, 2023

The Titans guest-star alongside Cyborg in this one, and they do a good job playing supporting roles and allowing Cyborg to shine in his own comic book.

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Cyborg (2023) #6

Dec 20, 2023

The final issue of Cyborg had the best art of the entire series, and it also included a satisfactory conclusion with Cyborg and his dad putting a lot of their differences aside.

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Damn Them All (2022): 6

Mar 22, 2023

There's an interesting pivot to the story that I didn't see coming, but is still nonetheless appealing.

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Damn Them All (2022) #1

Oct 26, 2022

Damn Them All #1 delivers a killer creative team and an intriguing story leaving this reviewer wanting to learn where things go next.

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Damn Them All (2022) #2

Nov 30, 2022

The laws of magic in this world are clear enough to understand, and there is plenty of intrigue with spirits being let loose and the mad rush to contain them.

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Damn Them All (2022) #3

Dec 28, 2022

Another fun issue from a well-oiled creative team.

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Damn Them All (2022) #4

Jan 25, 2023

I appreciate the world building that has gone into creating this world, with time spent fleshing out the different spirits and rules that go into conjuring and controlling them. From a storytelling standpoint, it's fascinating to think about.

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Damn Them All (2022) #5

Feb 22, 2023

It's fun to see Ellie given a purpose... and that purpose is exorcising around 72 demons that have been taken semi-hostage by their new owners, exploited for nefarious means.

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Damn Them All (2022) #9

Oct 11, 2023

It's fun to watch two of our main characters embark on separate missions, which will inevitably tie back together at some point.

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Damn Them All (2022) #10

Nov 8, 2023

Ellie sure has stepped into this time. Not only has she seen what the 500 Club has been cooking up, but she's also the pawn in an even bigger mystical scheme.

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Damn Them All (2022) #11

Dec 13, 2023

If you're into the occult and dark arts, you'll find much to enjoy here.

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Damn Them All (2022) #12

Jan 24, 2024

Overall, a very fun comic with a fitting ending. -

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Daredevil: Black Armor (2023) #1

Nov 22, 2023

Let's head back to a time when Daredevil actually wore an appropriate costume for his street-level crimefighting.

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Daredevil: Black Armor (2023) #2

Dec 20, 2023

This trip down memory lane to Daredevil's "armored" times brings in Spider-Man as a verbal sparring partner, and Sabretooth and Hobgoblin as adversaries.

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Daredevil: Black Armor (2023) #3

Jan 24, 2024

There's some cool setup with a flashback showing how a corner man can help a fighter, and how that plays out in the present day with a familiar character who undergoes a transformation by the issue's end.

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Dark Crisis on Infinite Earths (2022) #1

Jun 8, 2022

Dark Crisis #1 is a fluid, fun read with stellar visuals, as the creative team successfully delivers the "big event" feel in their opening salvo.

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Dark Crisis on Infinite Earths (2022) #2

Jul 6, 2022

The creative team has a large cast to juggle but does it wonderfully, and that includes the surprise additions at the end of the issue.

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Dark Crisis on Infinite Earths (2022) #3

Aug 3, 2022

There's a lot to digest with the newly-retitled Dark Crisis on Infinite Earths #3.

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Dark Crisis on Infinite Earths (2022) #4

Sep 7, 2022

When fans and critics debate the most visually-appealing comic book event series, Dark Crisis on Infinite Earths needs to be in the conversation for the top spot.

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Dark Crisis on Infinite Earths (2022) #5

Oct 5, 2022

Every emotional beat is handled with care, and seeing how the young sidekicks stay positive in the face of total annihilation is admirable, even as Black Adam disagrees.

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Dark Crisis on Infinite Earths (2022) #6

Nov 9, 2022

There are so many characters on each page and so much action to take in, you'll find yourself just admiring each and every panel to make sure you're not missing a moment.

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Dark Crisis on Infinite Earths (2022) #7

Dec 21, 2022

We already know the "Dawn of DC" is the next big publishing initiative and features new ongoing series for Shazam, Green Lantern, Green Arrow, and more, but does Dark Crisis hold up on its own merits? Surprisingly well, in fact, although there aren't too many big, character-defining moments to be found, even with the teases concerning Nightwing.

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Darkling (2023) #1

Nov 22, 2023

The one-shot gives readers a quick, easy-to-digest explanation of Darla Lang's origin story, and her new story allows readers to see her supernatural powers in action.

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DC's Legion of Bloom (2023) #1

Mar 22, 2023

It's fun to see characters like Hawk, Dove, Blue Beetle, Swamp Thing, and Poison Ivy given the spotlight, and fans may even get to see some of these creators on more titles down the road.

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Demon Days (2021): Rising Storm #1

Dec 15, 2021

Some of the creatures and monsters may not be recognizable, but it doesn't take away from the story of a girl in search for answers. The highlight of the issue is the debuts of Thor and Storm, who are brother and sister.

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Drive Like Hell (2023) #1

Oct 25, 2023

Mixing demons and a bank heist gone wrong is a cool way to go about a storyline, but what I'm most interested in is seeing why this car is so important.

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Drive Like Hell (2023) #2

Nov 29, 2023

Drive Like Hell also does a good job of introducing more unique supporting characters.

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Drive Like Hell (2023) #3

Jan 3, 2024

Readers get some much-needed answers as to what's inside the demon-possessed car, and who its items belong to.

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Drive Like Hell (2023) #4

Jan 31, 2024

This was definitely not the conclusion I was expecting, but it is fitting.

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Earthdivers #1

Oct 5, 2022

Earthdivers takes the standard time travel story and puts a new spin on it by focusing on the potential murder of American historical figure: Christopher Columbus.

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Earthdivers #2

Nov 2, 2022

Earthdivers will make you question the time-travel logic learned through previous TV and movie projects, such as time trying to erase anomalies, etc.

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Earthdivers #3

Dec 7, 2022

We get to see two different versions of a character interact with our main cast, dropping valuable knowledge of the past and present all at once.

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Earthdivers #4

Jan 4, 2023

Our time traveling assassin is having a pretty rough go of it, thanks to Christopher Columbus and his crew.

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Earthdivers #5

Feb 22, 2023

This is definitely one of the more bloodier issues of the series so far.

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Earthdivers #6

Mar 22, 2023

This entire series Christopher Columbus has been walking around with a giant bullseye on himself, and Earthdivers #6 finally delivers on the promise of historic change.

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Earthdivers #7

May 17, 2023

Earthdivers #7 takes a slight detour to the Ice Age. It really feels like this side story is driving home how the Indian community was held under the boot of their oppressors.

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Earthdivers #11

Oct 11, 2023

I will say I'm enjoying this different route of changing history through the Declaration of Independence compared to Tad's failed journey.

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Earthdivers #12

Nov 15, 2023

The plot would work better if we spent more time either in the past or the future, really getting to know the characters in each period.

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Earthdivers #13

Dec 13, 2023

It's a lot to wrap your head around, but I'm mostly focused on the events taking place in the past.

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Edge Of Spider-Verse (2024) #1

Feb 21, 2024

While it's fun to reunite with Spider-Byte after her appearance in Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse, the real draw is the Spider-Society that Spider-Man 2099 is caught in the web of. I can't wait to see where all that is heading.

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Edge Of Spider-Verse (2024) #2

Mar 27, 2024

The Spooky-Man story is fun for its rhythmic dialogue and the redesign of the Sinister Six. I really enjoyed the art in the Cyborg Spider-Man story, which also gave us a cyborg-themed Sinister Six.

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Edge Of Spider-Verse (2024) #3

Apr 10, 2024

The return of Web-Weaver is always welcomed, but the story focuses more on the personal relationship between roommates Cooper Coen and Peter Parker, which isn't a bad thing.

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Flash (2016) #792

Feb 8, 2023

Part three is primarily a team-up between Kid Flash and Impulse, and it's nice to see their friendship and bond continue to grow.

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Geiger: Ground Zero #1

Nov 15, 2023

Geoff Johns, Gary Frank, and Brad Anderson are a powerhouse creative team, so fans of their work will want to pick this up to follow their story.

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Geiger: Ground Zero #2

Dec 20, 2023

Geiger: Ground Zero #2 wraps up this chapter of the Ghost Machine, but also serves as a springboard to the larger universe.

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Golgotha Motor: Mountain (2024) #1

Mar 6, 2024

I didn't know what to expect when picking up the first issue, but I left Golgotha Motor Mountain thoroughly entertained.

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Golgotha Motor: Mountain (2024) #2

Apr 17, 2024

Talk about a trippy comic book. Though, that should be expected when one of our central characters takes a dose of a cosmic space rock.

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Green Arrow (2023) #1

Apr 26, 2023

Green Arrow is back in a new ongoing series, and it's already shaping up to be an all-timer for longtime fans of the Emerald Archer.

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Green Arrow (2023) #2

May 24, 2023

There is a lot to love about this comic, from the stellar storytelling to the eye-catching artwork.

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Green Arrow (2023) #3

Jun 28, 2023

It's a lot to digest for longtime DC superfans, but the main story maintains its focus on the Green Arrow family.

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Green Arrow (2023) #5

Oct 25, 2023

There's a lot to like, including seeing the returns of Phil Hester and Ande Parks on Green Arrow.

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Green Arrow (2023) #6

Nov 29, 2023

There are reunions and surprises galore, as DC wraps up the first storyline in Green Arrow's new series. The change in artists for the different storylines isn't too jarring, but Sean Izaakse is the standout.

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Green Arrow (2023) #8

Jan 24, 2024

This was a fun ride with Connor Hawke on his revenge tour for the murder of his father, the Green Arrow.

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Green Arrow (2023) #9

Feb 28, 2024

I'm liking where this story is heading.

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Green Arrow (2023) #10

Mar 27, 2024

Green Arrow is definitely one of the more enjoyable DC comic books to check out each month.

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Grim (2022) #1

May 11, 2022

The 1-2 combination of Phillips' pacing and fluid dialogue, mixed with stunning visual panels from Flaviano, Renzi, and Napolitano makes Grim #1 a gratifying read for fans of their previous works, or curious new readers looking for the next great series to latch onto.

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Grim (2022) #2

Jun 15, 2022

There are some great moments when song lyrics are displayed on the page and they flow just as if you're singing alongside them.

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Grim (2022) #3

Jul 20, 2022

One of the best comics on physical and digital shelves delivers some more pieces to the puzzle behind Jessica Harrow dance between life and death.

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Grim (2022) #4

Aug 24, 2022

Jessica Harrow moves closer to finding out the truth behind her mysterious death.

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Grim (2022) #5

Sep 28, 2022

Grim #5 is perhaps the most satisfying issue of the series yet.

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Grim (2022) #6

Dec 14, 2022

As usual, the art comes across wonderfully elegant when needed while also possessing an air of the spooky when called for.

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Grim (2022) #7

Jan 11, 2023

The different angles the art presents and the chaotic nature of the word balloons help drive home just how intense a situation this is.

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Grim (2022) #8

Feb 15, 2023

I've really been enjoying these prologues in the most recent issues. They've provided much needed backstory on events and key characters from the past, while also moving the story along in a satisfying way.

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Grim (2022) #9

Mar 22, 2023

I'm glad we got some of the backstory regarding Marcel, one of the supporting characters in Grim. It's always nice to feel more attached to the ancillary characters, because they can wind up playing important roles down the line.

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Grim (2022) #10

Apr 26, 2023

It may seem like a simple scene, but seeing Jessica and Annabel talk woman-to-woman for multiple pages was very nice to see.

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Grim (2022) #11

Jul 5, 2023

There's a lot of plotting and backstabbing going on, and I quite like it.

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Grim (2022) #14

Oct 18, 2023

Jess and Eddie get to experience their own personal hells, which are uniquely crafted to poke at their insecurities.

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Grim (2022) #15

Nov 29, 2023

Grim keeps raising the stakes and I'm all here for it.

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Grim (2022) #16

Apr 3, 2024

Grim #16 is a perfect example of how you progress a storyline without dealing with any of its central figures.

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Hallows' Eve (2023): The Big Night #1

Oct 25, 2023

Hallow's Eve is a character I haven't given much attention to, but all it took was seeing her slip on a Captain America mask to make me fall in love with her.

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Hawkgirl (2023) #4

Oct 18, 2023

The way this issue started out, I was concerned Hawkgirl was going to be a bystander in her own comic.

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Hawkgirl (2023) #5

Nov 22, 2023

It's a wonderfully drawn comic, and really gives the spotlight to Kendra's Hawkgirl throughout the years.

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Hawkgirl (2023) #6

Dec 20, 2023

Much of the action sequences take place on the Nth World against Vulpecula, so it's cool to see some of those characters interact with our Hawkgirl.

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Impact Winter (2022) #1

Jul 13, 2022

Since Impact Winter #1 is a prequel to the Audible series, fans get the chance to see what shaped not only the world, but the characters as well.

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It's Only Teenage Wasteland #1

Dec 7, 2022

There are early comparisons to titles like The Nice House on the Lake and What's the Furthest Place From Here, but It's Only Teenage Wasteland quickly differentiates itself from the competition.

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It's Only Teenage Wasteland #2

Jan 4, 2023

It may be the wholesomeness of the characters or their friendship built on brotherhood, but I am enjoying the story that's being told.

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It's Only Teenage Wasteland #3

Feb 8, 2023

This seems to be a busy time for post-apocalyptic survivor stories in media at the moment, but It's Only Teenage Wasteland still manages to carve out its own lane of entertainment.

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It's Only Teenage Wasteland #4

Mar 29, 2023

Boy, this issue doesn't waste any time (or bloodshed) getting right down to the action. And if you thought you knew where this story was going, It's Only Teenage Wasteland throws another curveball at readers.

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John Carter of Mars (2022) #1

Apr 20, 2022

Even if this is your first time reading a John Carter story, John Carter of Mars #1 does a satisfactory job of filling readers in on the basics while teeing up more adventures to come.

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Lady Hel (2022) #1

Aug 17, 2022

The art is clean throughout the issue, and fight sequences are short but effective.

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Lamentation (2023) #1

May 3, 2023

There's some mystery baked into the terror, which should bring readers back for more in the next two installments.

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Lamentation (2023) #2

Jun 14, 2023

The creepy tale continues, as we jump back and forth between what we believe to be what's real, and what's happening inside the world of the play.

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Marvel's Voices: Heritage #1

Jan 12, 2022

One of the most endearing things to come out of the Marvel's Voices anthologies is seeing the respective group of creators tell stories featuring a diverse group of superheroes. Creators such as Jim Terry, Nyla Innuksuk, Rebecca Roanhorse, and more educate readers on the perspective of indigenous characters.

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Marvel's Voices: Wakanda Forever #1

Feb 15, 2023

Everyone shines in the best ways possible, and the Marvel's Voices tradition continues to reach new heights with each iteration.

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Masterpiece (2023) #1

Dec 13, 2023

Masterpiece may look like a slow burn on the surface, but it should be more than worth the wait.

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Masterpiece (2023) #4

Mar 27, 2024

I'm loving the sass and energy that Emma emits on every page. The Masterpiece team does a good job of giving each character a spotlight, whether it's short and sweet or extended panels.

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Midnight Rose (2022) #1

Apr 13, 2022

Each page translates these feelings masterfully, and ends on a note that future stories could be possible depending on the reaction from readers.

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Miguel O'Hara - Spider-Man 2099 (2024) #1

Jan 3, 2024

This new Spider-Man 2099 weekly series does an excellent job of telling a self-contained story, while also setting the stage for all of the conflicts to come in future issues.

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Miguel O'Hara - Spider-Man 2099 (2024) #3

Jan 17, 2024

There's definitely setup for Werewolf by Night to show up again down the line in future 2099 stories.

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Miguel O'Hara - Spider-Man 2099 (2024) #4

Jan 24, 2024

As someone not that familiar with Terror Inc., it was fun seeing him mix it up with Spider-Man 2099. Especially since this appears to be the same Terror Inc. from the Heroic Age, still kicking in 2099.

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Miguel O'Hara - Spider-Man 2099 (2024) #5

Jan 31, 2024

Man-Thing 2099 is the newest in a long line of Man-Things and other characters that tried to do good and got physically transformed as a result. He does continue the Man-Thing tradition of "burning" his victims with a touch, but this time the burn comes from deleting someone's digital footprint.

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Miles Morales: Spider-Man (2023) #1

Dec 7, 2022

The next chapter in Miles Morales' web-slinging adventures gets off on the right foot.

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Miles Morales: Spider-Man (2023) #2

Jan 11, 2023

If you've ever wanted to check out a Miles Morales comic, now is the time.

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Miles Morales: Spider-Man (2023) #3

Feb 1, 2023

I love that we got Rabble's backstory and origin, and that she's not some pre-existing character looking to get revenge on Miles Morales.

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Miles Morales: Spider-Man (2023) #4

Mar 15, 2023

Personal stakes make any good superhero fight all the more interesting, and that's definitely the case here. And I have to add that the art is insane on this book.

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Miles Morales: Spider-Man (2023) #5

Apr 12, 2023

While their confrontation was definitely filled with intense drama, some of the art was hard to follow at certain points.

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Miles Morales: Spider-Man (2023) #6

May 17, 2023

Who knew Miles Morales and Scorpion would make for such an entertaining pairing?

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Miles Morales: Spider-Man (2023) #7

Jun 21, 2023

Talk about an action-packed issue! Whenever Carnage is on the scene, you never know which of your favorite heroes are going to get impaled, killed, or seriously injured.

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Miles Morales: Spider-Man (2023) #11

Oct 18, 2023

Hightail's profile continues to rise, especially with what happens to her by the end of the issue.

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Miles Morales: Spider-Man (2023) #12

Nov 29, 2023

It was cool seeing Miles in his Blade-themed vampire hunting costume and dealing with threats of the supernatural variety. He needs more team-ups like this that don't include your typical Spider-Man friends and family members.

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Miles Morales: Spider-Man (2023) #13

Dec 13, 2023

What a great debut issue for Miles Morales' entry into the Gang War crossover event.

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Miles Morales: Spider-Man (2023) #17

Feb 28, 2024

Rabble has really impressed me with how she's set herself up as Miles' #1 rival, and I can already see her redemption arc will be satisfying that is, if she doesn't do something horrible in the big 300th issue next month.

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Miles Morales: Spider-Man (2023) #19

Apr 17, 2024

While I won't give away how things end, there is a surprisingly happy ending that readers should enjoy. This was another story arc that proves Miles Morales is worthy of the Spider-Man mantle.

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Monkey Meat #1

Jan 5, 2022

If you're ready for satirical take on dystopian product manufacturing, look no further than Juni Ba's Monkey Meat. If you're not entirely sure what Monkey Meat is, don't worry, because it's not entirely clear as you're reading the first part of this anthology series.

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Monkey Meat #2

Feb 9, 2022

The art in the second issue of Juni Ba's Image Comics series is a lot easier to follow than in the first.

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Monkey Meat #3

Mar 9, 2022

Juni Ba's artwork comes through a lot more clearer than in the previous issue, which allows the art to essentially tell the story itself.

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Monkey Meat #4

Apr 6, 2022

The story's delivered in kinetic flair by Juni Ba.

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Monkey Meat #5

May 4, 2022

A monthly highlight of Juni Ba's Monkey Meat series is the amount of humor and impressive art is on display in each issue.

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Naughty List #1

Apr 27, 2022

The twisted origin story for Santa Claus, aka Nicholas Sinterklass, attempts to give his life a modern update that ultimately works.

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Naughty List #3

Jun 29, 2022

If you've ever wondered about the origin a cherished Christmas tradition, The Naughty List #3 debunks it for you by giving answers based in the real world. Does Rudolph's nose really light up the sky? What about Santa going down chimneys? It's all answered.

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Naughty List #4

Jul 27, 2022

The Naughty List #4 starts things off on a personal note by discussing the issues with Santa Claus' bowel movements. Yes, you read that correctly. However, it works in this scenario!

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New Fantastic Four (2022) #1

Jun 22, 2022

The story moves at a quick pace, and the art is crisp and incorporates the perfect comedic moments.

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New Fantastic Four (2022) #2

Jul 20, 2022

A welcomed highlight from Issue #2 is the witty banter between the characters, be they heroes, villain or a pastor with extraordinary powers.

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New Fantastic Four (2022) #3

Aug 3, 2022

Fans of Hulk's time as Joe Fix-It will see some familiar faces in New Fantastic Four #3, reminding readers where the miniseries takes place in Marvel history.

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New Fantastic Four (2022) #4

Sep 7, 2022

A rather surprising development is revealed for one character, and their connection to a major Marvel villain. It's all explained thoroughly, and yet in a fun manner.

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New Fantastic Four (2022) #5

Oct 5, 2022

Sticking to its comedic roots, New Fantastic Four #5 ends up saving the day with wit and humor, and some quick thinking by our heroes. It also ends with the tease of more story to come in the future.

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New Masters #1

Feb 2, 2022

New Masters #1 pulls off its opening while keeping enough intrigue on the backburner to keep readers coming back for more.

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New Masters #2

Mar 9, 2022

After an issue of setup, New Masters #2 perfectly fleshes out the plot, explaining how key characters are connected to each other.

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New Masters #3

Apr 6, 2022

Our West African sci-fi adventure delivers a gripping heist story, which rarely disappoints.

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New Masters #4

May 18, 2022

New Masters #4 takes readers on an adrenaline-pumping escape mission, as Ola and her Uncle Denarii evade their captors.

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New Masters #5

Jul 13, 2022

What really sticks out to me is the history of the Star Pilots. We learn a little bit about these space-faring adventurers in New Masters #5, but the issue's back-matter is full of character designs and a backstory that's worth exploring.

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New Masters #6

Aug 24, 2022

The end of this first chapter has some exciting moments, as it sets up building blocks for future stories.

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No One Left To Fight: II #2

Nov 10, 2021

If you're a fan of beautifully illustrated comics, then look no further than No One Left to Fight II.

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No One Left To Fight: II #3

Dec 15, 2021

No One Left to Fight II also continues to lean into its comparisons to Dragon Ball Z, with Vale's secret weapon to save the world cleverly named after a Goku attack. The art and colors are both powerful and vibrant, which accurately match the vibe of the comic.

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No One Left To Fight: II #4

Jan 12, 2022

Another bit of fun fan service is the revelation of the meaning behind the Dark Horse comic's title, and a showdown several issues in the making.

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No One Left To Fight: II #5

Feb 9, 2022

When the dust clears, only one competitor is left standing, and readers will still be left with some unanswered questions.

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Orcs (2021): The Gift #1

Dec 6, 2023

What a delightfully fun story featuring orcs, elves, wolves, and wizards. This is the type of humor that readers young and old can appreciate, with an art style to match.

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Orcs (2021): The Gift #2

Jan 31, 2024

You can tell the creative team is having a blast crafting this story, and it should only get better.

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Punisher War Journal (2022): Base #1

Feb 22, 2023

Punisher War Journal: Base catches up with Frank and his wife Maria, after Frank returns from serving in the marines. It does an excellent job of showing how difficult it can be to return to civilian life after being in the military. Whether it's Frank Castle or another soldier, it takes time and effort to make a marriage and family work in these instances.

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Rick and Morty (2023) #1

Jan 25, 2023

There's multiverse shenanigans and attempts to highlight the positive values of learning math that go about as well as one would imagine. I came away impressed and even a little intrigued to sample the Rick and Morty cartoon in the future.

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Rick and Morty (2023) #2

Feb 22, 2023

If you're a fan of the Rick and Morty franchise, this will all seem like an episode of the show. For new readers, there will be a lot to keep up with.

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Rick and Morty (2023) #3

Mar 29, 2023

If you dig crazy alternate universe catastrophes, homages to classic cartoon characters, and the return of an old friend, then Rick and Morty #3 is just for you.

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Rick and Morty (2023) #4

Apr 19, 2023

We have multiverse shenanigans and time travel, with the level of low-brow humor one would come to expect out of the franchise.

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Robins (2021) #1

Nov 17, 2021

The art by Baldemar Rivas, Romulo Fajardo Jr., and Steve Wands matches the tone a reader would expect from a comic featuring Robins. There are young and vibrant colors throughout, and the character acting manages to capture the perfect facial expressions.

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Robins (2021) #2

Dec 22, 2021

The art feels young and full of energy, and matches what one would expect to see in a comic featuring the more colorful Robins.

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Robins (2021) #3

Jan 19, 2022

It's nice to see a former sidekick have an original thought of their own that doesn't just go along with Batman's teachings. Hopefully this leads to a status quo change for the parties involved.

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Robins (2021) #4

Feb 16, 2022

With its large cast the feeling is Robins could have progressed farther in its plot. The most joy comes from seeing the main cast interact with each other, such as in Dick Grayson's Bldhaven apartment.

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Robins (2021) #5

Mar 16, 2022

It feels like there have been multiple antagonists running throughout the storyline, with each big bad revealed to be secretly working for someone else. The big reveal at the end of the issue also doesn't have as big of an impact as possibly intended.

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Robins (2021) #6

Apr 20, 2022

What started as an examination of what it means to be a Robin and sidekick to Batman concludes in satisfactory fashion.

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Rook Exodus (2024) #1

Apr 3, 2024

We've only seen glimpses of this new, strange world, but there is a lot more to discover along with the reader. I'm curious to see what other wardens and animals we meet.

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Shazam!: Fury of the Gods (2023) #1

Mar 1, 2023

Some stories weave in-between the first and second Shazam! movies, while others stand alone. All can be equally enjoyed in their own special ways, and gives every member of the Shazamily time in the spotlight.

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Shirtless Bear Fighter: 2 #1

Aug 17, 2022

There's a lot to enjoy here, and if you're a fan of comedic, action comics, then Shirtless Bear-Fighter! 2 is the series for you.

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Shirtless Bear Fighter: 2 #2

Sep 21, 2022

The comedic element of the series continues, especially when part of the villains' evil plan is revealed.

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Shirtless Bear Fighter: 2 #3

Oct 19, 2022

I should also add how stellar the bear puns are throughout the series.

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Shirtless Bear Fighter: 2 #4

Nov 16, 2022

I could be wrong, but I believe Shirtless Bear-Fighter! 2 #4 contains an homage to Rocky Balboa/Apollo Creed. Shirtless' rogues gallery have a short introduction, and we learn one of Shirtless' few weaknesses.

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Shirtless Bear Fighter: 2 #5

Dec 14, 2022

Just when I think the "Bear" concept can't get any sillier, the Shirtless Bear Fighter! team manages to outdo itself.

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Shirtless Bear Fighter: 2 #6

Jan 18, 2023

This turned out to be a fun issue filled with surprises, family reunions, and secrets coming to the surface.

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Shirtless Bear Fighter: 2 #7

Feb 15, 2023

Things are coming up sunshine for Team Shirtless.

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Space Usagi (2023): Yokai Hunter #1

Oct 11, 2023

There's a curious ending that I'm looking forward to seeing played out.

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Spider-Gwen: Shadow Clones (2023) #1

Mar 1, 2023

It's a fine starting point for a series, but hopefully there's more to the storyline than meets the eye.

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Spider-Gwen: Shadow Clones (2023) #3

May 10, 2023

Clones have become a staple of Spider-Man comics, but at least Spider-Gwen tackles it in a different fashion, since there's some multiverse shenanigans at play.

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Spider-Gwen: Shadow Clones (2023) #4

Jun 14, 2023

Shadow Clones is out at just the right time, with Gwen Stacy's popularity at an all-time high thanks to the release of Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse.

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Spirit World (2023) #1

May 10, 2023

Even if you haven't kept up with all the latest happenings in the various "Lazarus Planet" one-shots, Spirit World #1 is easy enough to pick up and understand.

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Spirit World (2023) #2

Jun 14, 2023

We're only two issues in, but so far there is a lot to like and latch onto as a reader.

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Spirit World (2023) #6

Nov 1, 2023

Overall, Spirit World was an enjoyable story with stellar art.

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Supergirl Special (2023) #1

Nov 1, 2023

This Supergirl Special looks to address Kara's identity crisis head-on, and DC couldn't have picked a better creative team than Mariko Tamaki, Skylar Patridge, and Marissa Louise. It's a pretty low-key issue action-wise, but that's because there's more character development with Supergirl as she reminisces on her past on Krypton.

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Symbiote Spider-Man 2099 (2024) #1

Mar 13, 2024

I didn't have many expectations going into the first issue, but I walked away impressed.

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Symbiote Spider-Man 2099 (2024) #2

Apr 10, 2024

I learned some things I didn't know about Spider-Man 2099.

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TerrorWar (2023) #1

Apr 19, 2023

It has some classic trademark themes of a hit tactical squad being assembled to solve a problem, with the added twist of a darker version of this team also existing for the two groups to clash.

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TerrorWar (2023) #2

May 24, 2023

There's just too many characters to keep track of this early in the story, and a death goes by so quick that we can't even mourn them.

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TerrorWar (2023) #3

Jun 21, 2023

I really like how the story progresses in this issue, compared to the previous entries.

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TerrorWar (2023) #7

Nov 15, 2023

It's a very relatable tale, but nothing too original as far as themes go.

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TerrorWar (2023) #9

Feb 28, 2024

Terrorwar is all about the disenfranchised fighting back against the establishment to make their world a better place. They succeed in that, giving hope to the rest of us out there that anything is possible.

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Thanos (2023) #1

Nov 8, 2023

Even though his name is in the title, Thanos only has a few appearances throughout this first issue.

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Thanos (2023) #2

Jan 3, 2024

There's so much potential in a Thanos series, but right now it feels like it's being wasted in Thanos.

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Thanos (2023) #3

Feb 7, 2024

It's obvious that the Thanos series is meant to be impactful and set up his new status quo, but it just hasn't lived up to its billing.

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Thanos (2023) #4

Mar 6, 2024

I really was expecting more out of this series, but though it tried, it never delivered on such an impactful premise.

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The Death of Doctor Strange: Spider-Man #1

Dec 1, 2021

Crafting a relevant tie-in to a major comic book event can be a tricky beast. Thankfully, Death of Doctor Strange: Spider-Man #1 is an entertaining tie-in to the Marvel event series currently taking place.

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The Hollows (2022) #1

Jul 27, 2022

Kieth's art is elegant in places while also maintaining a comic strip vibe.

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The Jaguar (2024) #1

Feb 21, 2024

The Jaguar #1 is very new-reader friendly, but anyone familiar with the Archie superhero will find things to enjoy and take away from the one-shot as well.

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The Killer: Affairs of State (2022) #1

Feb 23, 2022

Matz and Jacamon break down many of the issues found in society, which are a somber reminder of how the world really works.

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The Killer: Affairs of State (2022) #2

Mar 30, 2022

There's a lot to enjoy in Affairs of the State, which makes me interested in seeing how it ultimately comes to an end.

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The Killer: Affairs of State (2022) #3

Apr 27, 2022

The Killer: Affairs of the State really works to present an opposing viewpoint, which sometimes comes across as being heavy-handed.

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The Killer: Affairs of State (2022) #4

May 25, 2022

Honestly, there aren't many characters to get behind in the series, but it's a grim reminder of how the world works.

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The Killer: Affairs of State (2022) #5

Jun 22, 2022

What starts off as a rather quiet issueaside from some gang violence and dead bodiesescalates quickly when Denis and his partner stakeout a mosque at the same time as the police.

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The Killer: Affairs of State (2022) #6

Jul 27, 2022

The creative team does a nice job of demonstrating how quickly society moves on from these types of tragedies, making the deceased out to be an angel, no matter how dirty they were while alive.

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The Shaolin Cowboy: Cruel to be Kin #1

May 18, 2022

Geo Darrow goes big with detailed backgrounds and ideas, especially when it comes to the fight scenes between the Shaolin Cowboy and his amphibian enemies.

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The Shaolin Cowboy: Cruel to be Kin #2

Jun 22, 2022

It's hard to go through a single page in a Geof Darrow comic without taking time out to analyze every inch of it. There's so many small details to appreciate that it they really shouldn't be overlooked.

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The Shaolin Cowboy: Cruel to be Kin #3

Jul 20, 2022

Geof Darrow takes no shortcuts in his art, and really excels when Shaolin Cowboy has to resort to his chi training to get the upper hand on his opponents.

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The Shaolin Cowboy: Cruel to be Kin #4

Aug 24, 2022

The amount of violence is perfectly rendered and can appear over the top, but still fits the tone of the series.

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The Shaolin Cowboy: Cruel to be Kin #5

Sep 21, 2022

It almost feels like a reader needs to first pay attention to the dialogue taking place and the artistic background separately to really appreciate the work Geof Darrow is putting into this new volume of Shaolin Cowboy.

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The Shaolin Cowboy: Cruel to be Kin #6

Oct 19, 2022

Each villain in Shaolin Cowboy is more racist and inflammatory than the next, and the real highlight comes in seeing just how they are each defeated, which continues with issue #6.

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The Shaolin Cowboy: Cruel to be Kin #7

Nov 16, 2022

As gory and gross Cruel To Be Kin has been up to this point, issue #7 somehow manages to outdo itself in the finale.

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The Space Between (2023) #2

Dec 6, 2023

The Space Between #2 even lands a happy ending, which I didn't expect.

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The Wrong Earth: Dead Ringers #1

Mar 13, 2024

There's a lot of continuity to keep straight, but it doesn't detract from the story thankfully.

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Titans: Beast World (2023): Tour Central City #1

Dec 20, 2023

Instead of having each short story doing its own thing, they all weave the central story through one another, and it honestly works. My favorites featured Kid Flash, Avery, Jai and Maxine Baker.

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Transformers: Shattered Glass: II #1

Aug 31, 2022

Hopefully you're a reader of previous Transformers: Shattered Glass stories, because the opening of this new chapter doesn't spend much time explaining any of the major plot points.

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Transformers: Shattered Glass: II #2

Sep 28, 2022

It can be tough juggling a large ensemble comic book, which makes keeping up with all the characters and allegiances in Transformers: Shattered Glass II #2 a chore.

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Transformers: Shattered Glass: II #3

Nov 2, 2022

The insertion of Goldbug as another Transformer for Slicer to play off of is a plus. From Goldbug to Jetfire, Slicer really knows how to dance a very fine line between his "alliances."

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Transformers: Shattered Glass: II #4

Nov 23, 2022

We're one issue away from the conclusion, so it will be interesting to see which Autobots and Decepticons make it alive to the end.

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Transformers: Shattered Glass: II #5

Dec 14, 2022

Seeing the deadly battle between Autobots and Decepticons through the eyes of Soundwave is a nice curveball.

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Unstoppable Doom Patrol (2023) #1

Mar 29, 2023

What makes Unstoppable Doom Patrol #1 so entertaining is you don't even need a deep knowledge of the franchise to enjoy it. This is definitely a great opener for the team's newest iteration. The essence of the past series can be felt here, while it also strives to break new ground in the "Dawn of the DC."

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Unstoppable Doom Patrol (2023) #2

Apr 26, 2023

There's a heartbreaking moment involving one of the new recruits to Doom Patrol, but that just moves the plot ahead even more in the conclusion of the story.

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Unstoppable Doom Patrol (2023) #3

May 24, 2023

If you've ever wanted to see the Green Lantern Corps. vs. Doom Patrol, this is the issue for you.

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Unstoppable Doom Patrol (2023) #4

Jun 28, 2023

With DC extending the number of issues in Unstoppable Doom Patrol's run, it allows the creative team to take a breather and have a character-focused issue.

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Unstoppable Doom Patrol (2023) #7

Oct 25, 2023

There's a lot happening here, but the Doom Patrol proves themselves as a capable superhero team once again.

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Vampirella (2019): Fairy Tales #1

Aug 10, 2022

The art is adequate for its simplistic story, and it's admittedly a different scenario from typical Vampirella adventures. Beyond that, readers won't find too much to be intrigued by.

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Vampirella: Mindwarp #1

Sep 14, 2022

If you're a fan of action-packed, chaotic comics featuring supernatural characters, then Vampirella: Mindwarp #1 is the series for you.

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Wakanda (2022) #1

Oct 12, 2022

Even the biggest Black Panther fans will find key information to learn from the story, and the addition of annotations allows readers to search out the original comics they appeared in.

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Wakanda (2022) #2

Nov 16, 2022

Wakanda #2 will make fans want to go back and re-read Ta-Nehisi Coates' run, where the Intergalactic Empire of Wakanda made its debut.

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Wakanda (2022) #3

Dec 21, 2022

There's lots of betrayal to be found in this story, with some of the art hard to follow in certain pages once the action picks up.

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Wakanda (2022) #4

Jan 18, 2023

Readers get to learn more about the group known as the Sisters, and the mute zones that have forsaken Wakanda's technology to live a simpler life.

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Wakanda (2022) #5

Feb 1, 2023

It's fitting that the last character spotlighted in the Wakanda anthology is Okoye. Her adventure is one of the highlights, as she works with her niece who is training to become a member of the Dora Milaje.

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Wastelanders (2021): Wolverine #1

Dec 15, 2021

Those curious to return to the Wastelands will find plenty to enjoy in this installment. However, it all still feels like rehashing an old project that's already been done several times over. On the positive side, the one-and-done nature of the issue at least makes it easy for a first time reader to pick it up.

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We Only Kill Each Other #1

Nov 24, 2021

Some stories are better told with shades of grey, and We Only Kill Each Other falls in this category.

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What's The Furthest Place From Here? #1

Nov 10, 2021

Tyler Boss and Matthew Rosenberg (4 Kids Walk Into a Bank) are back with a Lord of the Flies-inspired series with just the right amount of humor sprinkled in the dialogue and art.

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What's The Furthest Place From Here? #2

Dec 8, 2021

The second issue of this Image Comic series is a stark improvement from its debut, with the entire creative team flexing their chops.

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What's The Furthest Place From Here? #3

Jan 12, 2022

The continuing expansion of the cast helps to keep the mystery building, and watching a group of teenagers attempt to navigate multiple surprises and revelations is spot-on.

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What's The Furthest Place From Here? #4

Feb 16, 2022

You'll be hard pressed to find a more fun, diverse group of characters in a new series than what we get in What's The Furthest Place From Here.

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What's The Furthest Place From Here? #5

Mar 16, 2022

Our collection of misfit teenagers sure know how to get themselves into trouble. There's about three different story threads in progress as the story plays out. This isn't a new development, but the chapter breaks really help to divide the action, almost turning each issue into numerous short stories that collide by the end.

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What's The Furthest Place From Here? #6

Jun 1, 2022

Some pretty big decisions are dropped in the sixth issue of the Image series, with Alabama's secret agreement with the Blue Boys coming to light.

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What's The Furthest Place From Here? #7

Jun 29, 2022

Readers finally get a flashback issue that shows what life was like before all of the adults were wiped out. There's still no explanation as to what caused the war to break out, or who/what the deformed creatures are that are attacking and killing the grown-ups. But it was nice to take a look back at the past and see part of the origin of this new society

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What's The Furthest Place From Here? #8

Nov 23, 2022

This wound up being one of the more enjoyable issues of the Image series, with a centralized story arc featuring blood, betrayal, and a new family being formed.

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What's The Furthest Place From Here? #9

Dec 21, 2022

We get another flashback tale with guest art by Sweeney Boo. I've rather enjoyed these one-and-done tales, as they help flesh out the larger world of What's The Furthest Place From Here?.

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What's The Furthest Place From Here? #10

Jan 18, 2023

After telling some flashback stories, the newest issue dives back into its main story with multiple chapters, all continuing the same tale.

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What's The Furthest Place From Here? #11

Feb 15, 2023

A reunion multiple issues in the making finally takes place. Oberon's journey is an interesting one, as he goes from losing a family, making a new family, and then losing the new family all in the span of one issue.

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What's The Furthest Place From Here? #12

Apr 26, 2023

The overall story has taken so many twists and turns it's been hard to keep track of all the main players, but just seeing how this new society has created its own class system is something to behold.

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What's The Furthest Place From Here? #13

May 24, 2023

Though it does end on a pretty sour and depressing note, it's a compelling read all the way through. I'm pulling for Alabama and Lafayette, and hope they gain their freedom.

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What's The Furthest Place From Here? #15

Oct 25, 2023

It's hilarious watching Prufrock and Mal argue like an old married couple while their family tries to survive in all these different apocalyptic landscapes.

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What's The Furthest Place From Here? #16

Nov 29, 2023

I could read an entire series just about Sid and her adventures in The City.

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What's The Furthest Place From Here? #17

Jan 17, 2024

The Academy kids take the fight to their oppressors, and it's been a long time coming. It was satisfying seeing the kids show off their skills and pick up some much-needed wins.

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X-23: Deadly Regenesis (2023) #1

Mar 8, 2023

There's potential here for something entertaining, but we'll have to see if the rest of the miniseries delivers.

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X-23: Deadly Regenesis (2023) #2

Apr 12, 2023

If you enjoy taking a look back at an untold tale in X-23's history then there should be something here to enjoy, but if not, don't worry about missing out.

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X-23: Deadly Regenesis (2023) #3

May 31, 2023

This is a pretty slow issue, but if you're a fan of X-23 and familiar with her history, then seeing her in a verbal fight with her puppet master Kimura should be fun for you.

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X-23: Deadly Regenesis (2023) #4

Jun 14, 2023

We finally get to meet the Big Bad pulling all the strings from the shadows, and honestly, it makes a lot of sense.

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X-23: Deadly Regenesis (2023) #5

Jul 5, 2023

If you're a big X-23 fan then I can see checking this out, but if not, you're not really missing anything aside from a surprise appearance by Kingpin.

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