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sawright20 reviewed Action Comics #1055 May 24, 2023
9.0

As usual, the main story is fantastic, and Johnson is writing one of the best Superman runs in a while. And as usual again, the backups drag it down. The Jurgens story is alright, but it’s been dragging on way too long now. And that Steel story, woof. Legitimately some of the worst dialogue I have ever read in a comic, to the point that it felt like parody. Here’s an excerpt:
“Bruh, how more

Action Comics #1055

By: Phillip Kennedy Johnson, Rafa Sandoval
Released: May 24, 2023

Superman's true enemy has been revealed: the Cyborg Superman, Hank Henshaw! Everything the Super-Family has built stands on a knife's edge, and Superman and Metallo become the unlikeliest of allies as they hunt for Metallo's missing sister. Can they prevent the inevitable devolution of Metallo's mind and body long enough to save his sister from Hen...

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matta rated The Riddler: Year One #4 Jun 15, 2023
10

The Riddler: Year One #4

By: Paul Dano, Stevan Subic
Released: Apr 26, 2023

After a shocking discovery that unleashes a primal scream, we are sent back into Edward Nashton's past. Like drifting through a nightmare, we experience Edward's traumatic upbringing, beginning with with an abandoned baby howling on the steps of the Gotham Orphanage. Through the filter of Edward's memories, we experience his brutal past, but also l...

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matta rated The Riddler: Year One #3 Jun 15, 2023
10

The Riddler: Year One #3

By: Paul Dano, Stevan Subic
Released: Mar 1, 2023

Edward reaches out to the daughter of a mob victim who might have insight into their operation. Meanwhile, his boss at the accounting firm believes there’s a reason to be suspicious about Wayne Industries’ payments to Bruce Wayne. And in his most daring move yet, Edward goes undercover at a company responsible for locking away highly sensitive ...

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matta rated The Riddler: Year One #2 Jun 15, 2023
10

The Riddler: Year One #2

By: Paul Dano, Stevan Subic
Released: Dec 28, 2022

Writer Paul Dano continues the origin tale of the character he portrayed in Matt Reeves's The Batman. As brilliant forensic accountant Edward Nashton follows the trail of illegal payments and front companies, holding on to his own sanity becomes ever more challenging. Disturbing childhood memories that include an obsession with Thomas Wayne threate...

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matta rated The Riddler: Year One #1 Jun 15, 2023
10

The Riddler: Year One #1

By: Paul Dano, Stevan Subic
Released: Oct 26, 2022

As depicted in Matt Reeves's hit movie The Batman, the Riddler wasn't simply an amusing eccentric with an affinity for wordplay and baffling clues, but as terrifying a villain as any in the annals of the Dark Knight. Here you can see Edward Nashton evolve into the menace known as the Riddler. How did an unknown forensic accountant uncover the dark ...

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matta added The Riddler: Year One (2022) to their pull list Jun 15, 2023

The Riddler: Year One (2022)

As depicted in Matt Reeves's hit movie The Batman, the Riddler wasn't simply an amusing eccentric with an affinity for wordplay and baffling clues, but as terrifying a villain as any in the annals of the Dark Knight. Here you can see Edward Nashton evolve into the menace known as the Riddler. How did an unknown forensic accountant uncover the dark ...

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matta added Shazam! (2023) to their pull list Jun 14, 2023

Shazam! (2023)

The World's Finest creators present the World's Mightiest Mortal in a dazzling solo series! Dinosaurs from space! The Clubhouse of Eternity! Homicidal worms and talking tigers! Atomic robots, alien worlds, mad scientists, sinister curses, and villains from throughout the DC Universe-welcome to the wild adventures of Billy Batson, whose big red alte...

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matta added Unstoppable Doom Patrol (2023) to their pull list Jun 14, 2023

Unstoppable Doom Patrol (2023)

THE WORLD’S STRANGEST HEROES ARE BACK IN THE DC UNIVERSE! After the events of Lazarus Planet, more people than ever have active metagenes! Most of these new metahumans have become misfits, shunned and imprisoned by a fearful society. They are hidden away in the dark, lost to a system that only sees them as weapons or guinea pigs-ticking time bomb...

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matta added Doctor Strange (2023) to their pull list Jun 14, 2023

Doctor Strange (2023)

Stephen Strange is back! Reunited with Clea and Wong, it's back to business as usual for the Sorcerer Supreme. Have your children fallen into a deep nightmarish slumber? Are demonic refugees invading your home? Is your husband possessed by a satanic entity? Then call Doctor Strange! Join Jed MacKay (MOON KNIGHT, BLACK CAT) and Pasqual Ferry (NAMOR:...

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matta added Poison Ivy (2022) to their pull list Jun 14, 2023

Poison Ivy (2022)

Pamela Isley has been a lot of things in her life. A living god, a super-villain, an activist, a scientist, and dead. In a new body that she didn't ask for and with a renewed sense of purpose, Ivy leaves Gotham and sets out to complete her greatest work-a gift to the world that will heal the damage dealt to it...by ending humanity.
Spinning ou...

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matta rated Batman Incorporated #8 Jun 14, 2023
8.0

Batman Incorporated #8

By: Ed Brisson, John Timms
Released: May 10, 2023

What's Batman without the Joker? Why does Batman get to have Batmen all over the world, when Joker only has Gotham? Well, the end of Batman's global monopoly is approaching. The Joker is here to disrupt his enterprise with the launch of Joker Incorporated! Australia gets a Joker! China gets a Joker! England gets a Joker! Australia gets a Joker! Arg...

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matta added Batman Incorporated (2022) to their pull list Jun 14, 2023

Batman Incorporated (2022)

From the pages of Batman comes an all-new, all-exciting adventure for Ghost-Maker and his Batman Incorporated team! The team's trust issues and detective skills are immediately put to the test when someone from Ghost-Maker and Batman's recent past is brutally murdered...Is this an isolated event, sending a message to the two? Or is this the start o...

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3.0

Adventures of Superman: Jon Kent #1

By: Tom Taylor, Clayton Henry
Released: Mar 8, 2023

ANOTHER SUPERMAN HAS FALLEN. Across the Multiverse, Kal-Els are being murdered. Val-Zod, the Superman of Earth-2, believes only one man can help stop the killing-Kal-El's son, Jon Kent! Jon will have to step across dimensions and face the killer of the Kal-Els, the monstrous Ultraman, the man who kidnapped and tortured him for years. And Val-Zod is...

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1.0

Adventures of Superman: Jon Kent #3

By: Tom Taylor, Clayton Henry
Released: May 3, 2023

Jon Kent arrives on an Earth he's never seen...the world of Injustice! While a Kal-El rules this world in seeming peace, why does everyone Jon meets fear the S symbol on his chest? And why is Batman public enemy number one? Jon has to pick a side, and the consequences make either choice a dangerous one!

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3.5

Adventures of Superman: Jon Kent #4

By: Tom Taylor, Darick Robertson
Released: Jun 7, 2023

The faces are familiar, but the situation is a nightmare. Jon Kent finds himself on an Earth where his friends and loved ones are at war--a place where his personal heroes fight each other for control of the world. What will he do when he discovers that this world's version of his father, Clark Kent, is on the verge of becoming a dictator?

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matta rated Green Arrow #1 Jun 14, 2023
8.0

Green Arrow #1

By: Joshua Williamson, Sean Izaakse
Released: Apr 26, 2023

The Emerald Archer is lost, and it will take Oliver Queen's whole family to find him! But dangerous forces are determined to keep them apart at any cost! Spinning out of Dark Crisis on Infinite Earths, Green Arrow by DC architect Joshua Williamson (Dark Crisis on Infinite Earths, Superman) and artist Sean Izaakse (Thunderbolts) is an action-packed ...

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matta rated Green Arrow #2 Jun 14, 2023
8.5

Green Arrow #2

By: Joshua Williamson, Sean Izaakse
Released: May 24, 2023

Green Arrow is alive...but where the hell is he?! That's what Roy Harper and Black Canary want to know, and their search takes them into the bowels of Belle Reve. But they'd better hurry-the stranded Oliver Queen and another lost member of the Green Arrow family are both being hunted by a brand-new villain called...Troublemaker.

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matta added Green Arrow (2023) to their pull list Jun 14, 2023

Green Arrow (2023)

The Emerald Archer is lost, and it will take Oliver Queen's whole family to find him! But dangerous forces are determined to keep them apart at any cost! Spinning out of Dark Crisis on Infinite Earths, Green Arrow by DC architect Joshua Williamson (Dark Crisis on Infinite Earths, Superman) and artist Sean Izaakse (Thunderbolts) is an action-packed ...

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matta rated Dark Knights of Steel #10 Jun 14, 2023
7.0

Dark Knights of Steel #10

By: Tom Taylor, Yasmin Putri
Released: Mar 29, 2023

The true enemy of the Three Kingdoms has been revealed…but is the battle already lost? Or has the war only just begun? The endgame for season one begins!

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7.5

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles vs. Street Fighter #1

By: Paul Allor, Ariel Medel
Released: Jun 7, 2023

When a prestigious martial arts tournament invites fighters to travel to Atlantic City and test their skills, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles jump at the chance to compete. But a big stage means big competition, and the world famous STREET FIGHTERS have shown up in force to prove the mettle of their PSYCHO POWERED fighting forms.
As if that's ...

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matta rated WildC.A.T.S. #8 Jun 14, 2023
10

WildC.A.T.S. #8

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Stephen Segovia
Released: Jun 14, 2023

The world is dying. Grifter may just be our last hope, but things aren't looking too good for him either. Luckily, his trusty teammates will stand by his side until the end. Meet the new WildC.A.T.s: Green Arrow, Robin, Savant, Scarecrow, Maul, and Midnighter.

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matta added WildC.A.T.S. (2022) to their pull list Jun 14, 2023

WildC.A.T.S. (2022)

Spinning off from the pages of Batman comes a senses-shattering new series! The HALO Corporation has gathered a motley crew of operatives, led by Cole Grifter Cash, who are going to make the world a better place...no matter who they have to kill! Working in the shadows of the DC Universe, this new covert team has been tasked with gathering an elite...

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matta rated Superman: Lost #4 Jun 14, 2023
10

Superman: Lost #4

By: Christopher Priest, Carlo Pagulayan
Released: Jun 14, 2023

Can even Superman withstand being pushed past the point of emotional and psychological endurance? Marooned on a comet in uncharted space, the Man of Steel reflects on his humble Smallville origins as crushing emotional fatigue threatens to end his journey back--trauma which results in Lois's struggle to reconnect with the virtual stranger in her ow...

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matta rated New Talent Showcase: 2018 #1 Jun 11, 2023
9.5

New Talent Showcase: 2018 #1

By: Philip Kennedy Johnson
Released: Dec 12, 2018

The latest graduates from the DC Talent Development Workshops show off their skills by telling stories about some of DC's greatest characters including Batman, Catwoman, John Constantine, Wonder Woman, Zatanna and more!  

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10

Planet of the Apes: The Time of Man #1

By: Dan Abnett, Carlos Magno
Released: Oct 31, 2018

Celebrate over 50 years of one of cinema's most important franchises with this one-shot collection of stories highlighting the Planet of the Apes' most dangerous enemy: the beast called man!
Featuring stories from both the original films and new series canon, including the early years of Armando and Caesar before Conquest of the Planet of the A...

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matta rated Aquaman Annual #1 Jun 11, 2023
10

Aquaman Annual #1

By: Philip Kennedy Johnson, Max Fiumara
Released: Nov 29, 2017

Aquaman's dream of unity between surface and sea has come true! A utopia of human and Atlantean ingenuity, and a symbol of harmony between the two cultures, the city of Crownspire is Arthur Curry's greatest achievement. There Aquaman, Mera, and Tom Curry live in content. But who built Crownspire? Where is Murk? And what exactly is Tom Curry?
So...

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matta rated Alien #1 Jun 11, 2023
10

Alien #1

By: Philip Kennedy Johnson, Julius Ohta
Released: Sep 7, 2022

PHILLIP KENNEDY JOHNSON AND JULIUS OHTA LAUNCH A NEW ALIEN EPIC!
MAN, MACHINE, AND THE MOST TERRIFYING CREATURE IN THE UNIVERSE...IT'S AN EXPRESS ELEVATOR TO HELL, AND YOU'RE GONNA WANT TO BE ON IT! A small colony of synths have settled in secret on a backwater moon. When a company of United System soldiers come to them for help retrieving biot...

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matta rated Alien Annual #1 Jun 11, 2023
9.5

Alien Annual #1

By: Philip Kennedy Johnson, Salvador Larroca
Released: Jul 20, 2022

• Years before Bloodlines, Weyland-Yutani security chief, Gabriel Cruz, was a company man.
•  His devotion to WY came first, no matter what the cost.
•  But when the company decides to conduct their first trial run experiment with a Xenomorph, will Cruz stand by and let innocent soldiers die?
PARENTAL ADVISORY

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matta added Philip Kennedy Johnson to their creator watch list Jun 11, 2023
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10

Action Comics Vol. 3: Warworld Revolution

By: Philip Kennedy Johnson, Riccardo Federici

Art by, Riccardo Federici, Brandon Peterson, Will Conrad, Max Raynor, David Lapham, and others. LET THE TRIALS BEGIN! Superman is on a quest to restore his full power, and to do it he'll need to survive a gauntlet deep in the heart of Warworld. Meanwhile, Steel uses her mastery of Genesis energy to create a white sun...but will this burst of power ...

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