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Kreniigh reviewed X-Men #18 Feb 26, 2021
6.0

Feels pretty empty, much like the Vault itself.

X-Men #18

By: Jonathan Hickman, Mahmud Asrar
Released: Feb 24, 2021

INSIDE THE VAULT!
It's been a long time since the team went into the vault. A long time.

Rated T+

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Kreniigh liked this:
6.0

The first story, Perfect Matches, was pretty good. I liked how Batman and Catwoman had some sort of chemistry. I didn't know that was a thing after King and Tynion.

The second story, Bittersweet, is complicated. I see what the writer was going for, but man, the writing doesn't hold up. You could have a story about a nonbinary person who doesn't feel like they can find love. You could ha more

DC: Love Is A Battlefield #1

By: Marquis D Draper, Xermanico
Released: Feb 10, 2021

BLAM! KRACK! POW! Look out-it’s…love?! Falling in love is rough, even for DC’s greatest. Watch as Batman and Catwoman, Wonder Woman and Steve Trevor, Mister Miracle and Big Barda, and all the rest of your OTPs fight in vain against the all-powerful forces of romance (and super-villains)! Even Amanda Waller fights the urge to bail on her myste...

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Psycamorean - Feb 17, 2021

Definitely, which is why I think the story tried to do too much. It just becomes a hindrance to the cause rather than a help, because it's not well done on its own to the point where I don't think a gender-fluid person would get much out of it. (Although, I will admit there is a noted phenomenon where sometimes when people learn new terms and language, that helps them to come to terms with their identity, so maybe it'd be helpful in that regard.)

Psycamorean - Feb 17, 2021

And on top of that, because it's just a shoddy piece of writing, reactionaries are going to use it to say, "See, look at how bad politics is in comics! SJWs gross!" which is really unfortunate. Although I doubt they'd have a different reaction if it was deftly written, they'd be less able to use it to get people outside of their circles to rally against it and flock to the comicsgate crowd or whatever.

Kreniigh rated S.W.O.R.D. #3 Feb 15, 2021
9.0

S.W.O.R.D. #3

By: Al Ewing, Valerio Schiti
Released: Feb 10, 2021

TAKE A TRIP WITH THE EVERYWHERE MAN!
The Void-God has overtaken the Earth. Top-level mutants have been assimilated. Protocol V is in effect. But space is a big place... and a lot of things happen there at once. Walk a mile in the Manifold's shoes, as S.W.O.R.D.'s Quintician takes a multi-artist journey across the universe and back... and comes...

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9.0

King In Black: Black Knight #1

By: Simon Spurrier, Jesus Saiz
Released: Feb 3, 2021

THE BLACK KNIGHT DUELS THE KING IN BLACK!
KNULL's ferocious assault upon earth has begun and Dane Whitman - Avenger, hero, and wielder of the mighty Ebony Blade as the BLACK KNIGHT - takes up sword and shield to defend against the unstoppable onslaught. Though the blade grants Dane incredible power so too does it consume him with a lust for vio...

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Merlyn reviewed King In Black: Marauders #1 Feb 3, 2021
1.0

Oh no, living in America, the horror, what could be worse, gtfo, Duggan!

King In Black: Marauders #1

By: Gerry Duggan, Luke Ross
Released: Feb 3, 2021

THE QUEEN IN RED SAILS!
Red Queen Kate Pryde and her crew of Marauders set sail against the forces of Knull! Captain Kate has pledged to fight for the needy, and a global disaster like this one gives plenty of folks in need.

Rated T+

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Kreniigh - Feb 5, 2021

I think they are rightfully more afraid of approaching America as refugees. I'm sure the Canadian immigration system is less intimidating. I mean, scaring away unannounced/undocumented immigrants was kind of the whole point of breaking up families and putting kids in cages, wasn't it?

Merlyn - Feb 5, 2021

Yeah, that's why caravans full of immigrants are always trying to come to America, because it's such a horrible place to live in lol. Stop eating up bullshit propaganda, if America would be so bad people would not travel through several countries, risking their lives, just so they can have a shot at living in USA.

8.0

Dracula, Motherf**ker! OGN

By: Alex De Campi, Erica Henderson
Released: Oct 7, 2020

Vienna, 1889: Dracula's brides nail him to the bottom of his coffin. Los Angeles, 1974: an aging starlet decides to raise the stakes. Crime scene photographer Quincy Harker is the only man who knows it happened, but will anyone believe him before he gets his own chalk outline? And are Dracula's three brides there to help him...or use him as bait? A...

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9.0

STOP PICKING ON THE REAL LIFE PERSON WHO ACTS LIKE THE CHARACTER IN THIS! THEY ARE NOTHING ALIKE!

Future State: Superman vs. Imperious Lex #1

By: Mark Russell, Steve Pugh
Released: Jan 27, 2021

Welcome to Lexor, home of the greatest businessman in the Multiverse: Lex Luthor! After years of prosperity, Lex’s utopia is at last ready to join the ranks of the United Planets and promote peace among worlds. However, Lex has never done anything unless he had something to gain from it. What could he be up to this time? Sounds like a job for Sup...

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Kreniigh rated New Mutants #15 Feb 1, 2021
8.5

New Mutants #15

By: Vita Ayala, Rod Reis
Released: Jan 27, 2021

ONCE MORE INTO THE CRUCIBLE!
As KARMA and DANI delve deeper into their nightmares, a spider sets his eyes on the most vulnerable of the NEW MUTANTS...Meanwhile, in the Wild Hunt, children play at being adults and prepare for the fight of their lives.

Rated T+

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Psycamorean reviewed The Union #2 Jan 14, 2021
6.5

This is fine, I wish it were better. It would be way better if the writer was okay with a conservative lie like Brexit, that upheaved the economy, took Britain down several pegs on the world stage and cut them off from the rest of the much-better European nations. I wonder why anyone would dislike the direction of their country after such a big-brained maneuver.

The Union #2

By: Paul Grist, Andrea Di Vito
Released: Jan 13, 2021

• The Union must battle for their lives (and each other) as the Empyre Invasion crescendos!  
•  Thrust unto the global stage, will they be able to prove themselves as a team or will they crumble as the world watches?
•  Plus, a devastating blow to the fledgling team rocks them to their very...

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Briton - Jan 15, 2021

I do agree with you re China. The west should be standing together over the rise of China, and not just economically. However the EU was not the vehicle for this. Britain can still cooperate with the EU if they can get over their sulk. But we are supposed to be reviewing comics so I'll leave it there.

Psycamorean - Jan 16, 2021

At least you were able to say something instead of just back pedaling, Briton.

Kreniigh added Eternals (2021) to their pull list Jan 21, 2021

Eternals (2021)

NEVER DIE. NEVER WIN. ETERNALS.
What's the point of an eternal battle?
For millions of years, one hundred Eternals have roamed the Earth, secret protectors of humanity. Without them, we'd be smears between the teeth of the demon-like Deviants. Their war has waged for all time, echoing in our myths and nightmares.
But today, Eternals fac...

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Kreniigh added Wolverine: Black, White & Blood to their pull list Jan 21, 2021

Wolverine: Black, White & Blood

TOP MARVEL TALENT SINK THEIR CLAWS INTO ALL-NEW
WOLVERINE TALES AND THEY'RE BLOODIER THAN EVER!
LOGAN. PATCH. WEAPON X. WOLVERINE. The mysterious mutant has gone by many names and lived many different lives.  Now, experience ALL-NEW untold tales of the best there is through the lens of an all-star cast of creators, in the unadult...

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Kreniigh added S.W.O.R.D. (2020) to their pull list Jan 21, 2021

S.W.O.R.D. (2020)

ONE GIANT LEAP FOR MUTANTKIND!
The Mutant nation of Krakoa has quickly become a major force on the world stage... but why stop there? Krakoa has relaunched the Sentient World Observation & Response Directorate - a fully independent organization dealing with all things extra-terrestrial on behalf of all of Earth. Al Ewing and Valerio Schitti, th...

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Kreniigh rated Marauders #17 Jan 15, 2021
8.5

Marauders #17

By: Gerry Duggan, Matteo Lolli
Released: Jan 13, 2021

REMATCH!
Storm versus Calisto. This time, it's personal.

Rated T+

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the_comic_book_club reviewed Marauders #17 Jan 14, 2021
8.0

Marauders
Volume: 1, Issue: 17
“The Winds of Change”

Publisher: Marvel @marvel
Writer: Gerry Duggan @digduggan
Artist: Matteo Lolli @matteo.lolli
Colors: Edgar Delgado @delgaduck
Letters: Cory Petit
Cover Artist: Salvador Larroca @salvadorlarroca & Guru-eFX

The businesses of the Hellfire Trading Company face a shakeup, with the White now more

Marauders #17

By: Gerry Duggan, Matteo Lolli
Released: Jan 13, 2021

REMATCH!
Storm versus Calisto. This time, it's personal.

Rated T+

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the_comic_book_club - Jan 14, 2021

I don’t recall that. I know they showed Forge with a vat of Adamantium for Wolverine resurrections. But I would imagine Cyclops would want to return with full and proper use of his powers. Thanks for commenting. If you have Instagram, follow us @the_comic_book_club on Instagram for more reviews!

Kreniigh - Jan 15, 2021

Whedon's Astonishing X-Men run established that Scott's lack of control was due to self-imposed mental blocks, and apparently those are hard to fix in the long term (see also, Byrne's explanation for the Thing's inability to remain human in FF).

Kreniigh added The Picture of Everything Else to their pull list Jan 12, 2021

The Picture of Everything Else

As the 20th century dawns, art promises to change the world...and steep it in blood. A rash of impossible killings sweep through Paris, tearing the rich and beautiful apart in their beds. When two art thieves stumble upon the portraits of the victims damaged in the exact same manner they died, it appears the man who once painted the immortal portra...

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8.5

Now that's one good start to the series! I loved every page of it, won't lie. Sure, Yara may be an irresponsible hotheaded asshole at times, but the atmosphere, originality and most importantly humor in this book all make the read so entertaining, it's unbelievable. It has to be the funniest and freshest comic since Tom Taylor's Suicide Squad, and I'm so, so glad Future State has at least one gem more

Future State: Wonder Woman #1

By: Joelle Jones
Released: Jan 6, 2021

Deep in the heart of the Amazon rainforest lies a hero of mythic legend...Wonder Woman! But in the absence of Diana, Yara Flor has risen out of obscurity to protect Man’s World from the magic that lies within it. Along with her trusty steed, she journeys to the Underworld to rescue one of her Themysciran sisters from the grasp of Hades. Will she ...

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Kreniigh liked this:
9.0

I read all the Future State books this week, this is by far the best one. It has a perfect tone of the Wonder Woman epic adventure while also maintaining a healthy sense of humor that comes with a new character. I actually care about Yara Flor since she's a charming character and has a well defined goal and purpose. In Batman and Superman Future State Books, it just feels like more of the same, more

Future State: Wonder Woman #1

By: Joelle Jones
Released: Jan 6, 2021

Deep in the heart of the Amazon rainforest lies a hero of mythic legend...Wonder Woman! But in the absence of Diana, Yara Flor has risen out of obscurity to protect Man’s World from the magic that lies within it. Along with her trusty steed, she journeys to the Underworld to rescue one of her Themysciran sisters from the grasp of Hades. Will she ...

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vivek reviewed Future State: Harley Quinn #1 Jan 6, 2021
5.5

I would have given this issue 8.5 if the art were clear.

Future State: Harley Quinn #1

By: Stephanie Phillips, Simone Di Meo
Released: Jan 6, 2021

In a bold move that rocks Gotham City, the Magistrate has imprisoned Harley Quinn! The villain once known as the Scarecrow, now a pawn of the Magistrate, taps into Harley’s knowledge of Gotham’s villains and the Black Mask Gang for his own dark purposes. Crane and his bosses think they have Harley Quinn defeated and her spirit broken, but they ...

Kreniigh rated X-Factor #6 Jan 11, 2021
8.0

X-Factor #6

By: Leah Williams, David Baldeon
Released: Jan 6, 2021

DEATH SCREAM!
Siryn is dead. Again. And again. And again.

Rated T+

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Kreniigh added Kaiju Score to their pull list Jan 11, 2021

Kaiju Score

It's the most dangerous heist ever attempted. Four desperate criminals are going all in on a once-in-a-lifetime chance to steal millions in art and turn their miserable lives around. The catch? They have to pull it off under the nose of a one thousand-ton Kaiju. And a giant monster might just be the least of their problems.
Brought to you by Ja...

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Kreniigh dropped Valkyrie: Jane Foster from their pull list Jan 11, 2021

Valkyrie: Jane Foster

JANE FOSTER STARS IN AN ALL-NEW NEW ONGOING SERIES! A new hero emerges straight from the pages of THE WAR OF THE REALMS! For years, you knew her as Dr. Jane Foster, one of Thor's most steadfast companions. Then you knew her as Thor, the Goddess of Thunder, who took up the mantle when no other hero - god or human - was worthy. Now Jane takes on a ne...

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Kreniigh dropped DCeased: Hope At World's End from their pull list Jan 11, 2021

DCeased: Hope At World's End

The Anti-Life Equation has infected over a billion people on Earth. Heroes and villains have fallen. In the immediate aftermath of the destruction of Metropolis, Superman and Wonder Woman spearhead a plan to try to stem the tide of infection, preserve and protect survivors, and develop a plan for what’s next. In the Earth’s darkest hour heroes ...

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Kreniigh dropped Maestro (2020) from their pull list Jan 11, 2021

Maestro (2020)

THE STORY YOU'VE WAITED DECADES FOR: THE ORIGIN OF MAESTRO!
Almost 30 years after the landmark story Future Imperfect, legendary INCREDIBLE HULK scribe Peter David returns to the far-future version of the Hulk known as Maestro - the master of what remains of the world. With astounding art from HULK veteran Dale Keown and up-and-comer Germán P...

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9.0

Guardians of the Galaxy #9

By: Al Ewing, Juan Cabal
Released: Dec 9, 2020

• Everyone thought he was dead. They were wrong. Now Peter Quill journeys through a mythic world on the other side of our reality.
•  But is he still Peter Quill...or is he the legendary Star-Lord?
•  Get ready for a GUARDIANS tale unlike any you've ever seen before - as the clock starts ticking for t...

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Psycamorean reviewed Guardians of the Galaxy #9 Dec 11, 2020
9.5

This is a crazy issue. This is part of why Al Ewing is a great writer, who we should all respect. He takes very minor things from continuity and uses them to tell an interesting story, while also retconning other things to make them fit better, while also reinventing everything.

Guardians of the Galaxy #9

By: Al Ewing, Juan Cabal
Released: Dec 9, 2020

• Everyone thought he was dead. They were wrong. Now Peter Quill journeys through a mythic world on the other side of our reality.
•  But is he still Peter Quill...or is he the legendary Star-Lord?
•  Get ready for a GUARDIANS tale unlike any you've ever seen before - as the clock starts ticking for t...

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Kreniigh rated Die #15 Jan 11, 2021
10

Die #15

By: Kieron Gillen, Stephanie Hans
Released: Nov 18, 2020

"THE GREAT GAME," Part Five-The Great Game ends. The board is flipped. The pieces go to pieces. Can anyone play on?
  

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Kreniigh reviewed Excalibur #16 Jan 4, 2021
8.0

I've been fairly critical of this series, but I enjoyed this issue. It had good character bits and felt more connected to the rest of the X-line than most titles.

Excalibur #16

By: Tini Howard, Marcus To
Released: Dec 23, 2020

THE SWORD IS SHEATHED !
The team is left changed in the aftermath of X OF SWORDS... and some things lost cannot be replaced.  
Rated T+

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Kreniigh dropped Wynd (2020) from their pull list Dec 31, 2020

Wynd (2020)

For fans of Once & Future, Isola and Middlewest, the award-winning team of James Tynion IV (Batman, Something is Killing the Children) and Michael Dialynas (The Woods, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) reunite for the new must-read series that shocked the comic industry!
Magical heritage is pu...

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Kreniigh added Taskmaster (2020) to their pull list Dec 31, 2020

Taskmaster (2020)

TASKMASTER HAS MURDERED MARIA HILL!
Or at least that's what the whole world thinks. Now the greatest spies in the business are hunting him down and won't stop until Taskmaster is dead or clears his own name! Follow JED MACKAY (BLACK CAT) and ALESSANDRO VITTI (SECRET WARRIORS) on a globe-spanning adventure that will send ripples through every co...

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Kreniigh added Home Sick Pilots to their pull list Dec 22, 2020

Home Sick Pilots

The team behind LIMBO, DAN WATTERS (Lucifer, COFFIN BOUND) and CASPAR WIJNGAARD (Star Wars, Peter Cannon: Thunderbolt), launch a brand-new ONGOING SERIES.

In the summer of 1994, a haunted house walks across California. Inside is Ami, lead singer of a high school punk band-who's been missing for weeks. How did she get there, and what do th...

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