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Kalaoui reviewed Avengers #10 Nov 14, 2018
10

Outstanding issue from Jason Aaron. His story just got immensely intriguing by all of the insane twists and reveals. That JLA nod was great especially with Agent. Marquez and McGuiness were perfect. Plus Irving, Kubert and Sorrentino delivered even more set up/future stories. This is the best $6 i spent in a long while.

Avengers #10

By: Jason Aaron, David Marquez
Released: Nov 14, 2018

THE EARTH'S MOST HATED HEROES?!
After 700 issues of saving the world, you'd think the Avengers would be due some celebration. But instead the whole world seems to be gunning for them, especially Namor's fearsome new Defenders of the Deep and the reimagined Russian Super-Soldiers of the Winter Guard. And that's not to mention the shocking surpri...

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Kalaoui reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #9 Nov 15, 2018
9.0

Great issue. Better than the last. Picked up those threads and ran with them. I like Spencer's stuff so far. He's handling those angles very well. Ramos and Bandini delivered the goods and fit well together.

Amazing Spider-Man #9

By: Nick Spencer, Humberto Ramos
Released: Nov 14, 2018

• There's been a major theft the likes of which we've never seen and for once, The Black Cat didn't do it.
•  But Spider-Man might need the help of his once-foe-once-friend-once-crime-boss Felicia Hardy, the Black Cat!
Rated T

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the green death added The Black Order to their pull list Nov 15, 2018

The Black Order

FROM THE INFINITY WAR INTO THEIR OWN LIMITED SERIES!
They are the five dreadlords, the Cull Obsidian, Thanos' most feared warriors and disciples... Ruthless villains to a one, the Black Order has been dispatched by the Grandmaster to destabilize a burgeoning empire, and along the way they come to realize that as big and as bad as they are, the...

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the green death reviewed The Black Order #1 Nov 15, 2018
7.5

I liked the character writing for the Black Order’s leaderand this sort of violent gonzo sci-if tale is what Tan excels in drawing but overall it went by a little too fast Tim feel like anythiñ othe than an appetizer. I’ll probably stick around for the series though because there’s something I like about this sort of cosmically tale and it reads better than Infinity Wars and Avengers: No Su more

The Black Order #1

By: Derek Landy, Philip Tan
Released: Nov 14, 2018

FROM THE INFINITY WAR INTO THEIR OWN LIMITED SERIES!
They are the five dreadlords, the Cull Obsidian, Thanos' most feared warriors and disciples... Ruthless villains to a one, the Black Order has been dispatched by the Grandmaster to destabilize a burgeoning empire, and along the way they come to realize that as big and as bad as they are, the...

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the green death reviewed Avengers #10 Nov 14, 2018
10

This was a perfect modern superhero comic. Wonderful art, action, intrigue, great character writing, tons of set-up, decent payoff. If every book were this good I’d go broke from buying them all. Literally no complaints here. I want to reread it tomorrow, and the day after.

Avengers #10

By: Jason Aaron, David Marquez
Released: Nov 14, 2018

THE EARTH'S MOST HATED HEROES?!
After 700 issues of saving the world, you'd think the Avengers would be due some celebration. But instead the whole world seems to be gunning for them, especially Namor's fearsome new Defenders of the Deep and the reimagined Russian Super-Soldiers of the Winter Guard. And that's not to mention the shocking surpri...

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the green death reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #9 Nov 14, 2018
9.0

Top tier superhero title. The stories move in interesting and unexpected directions while keeping the characters true to themselves and the villain's plans are interesting. The art was really nice too, more like this please.

Amazing Spider-Man #9

By: Nick Spencer, Humberto Ramos
Released: Nov 14, 2018

• There's been a major theft the likes of which we've never seen and for once, The Black Cat didn't do it.
•  But Spider-Man might need the help of his once-foe-once-friend-once-crime-boss Felicia Hardy, the Black Cat!
Rated T

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the green death reviewed Uncanny X-Men #1 Nov 14, 2018
9.0

Great start to the new Uncanny. Great art and story, my only complaint is that the backups aren’t quite as engaging as the main story, though the Bisohop story kicks ass.

Uncanny X-Men #1

By: Ed Brisson, Mahmud A. Asrar
Released: Nov 14, 2018

THE CHILDREN OF THE ATOM ARE BACK!
New ongoing series kicking off with a 10-part weekly epic, the flagship X-Men series that started it all is back and better than ever! Starting with a mysterious and tragic disappearance, the X-Men are drawn into what might be...their final adventure?! X-Fan favorite writers Ed Brisson (EXTERMINATION), Matthew...

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the green death dropped Cable (2017) from their pull list Nov 14, 2018

Cable (2017)

WALK SOFTLY...AND CARRY A BIG GUN!
CABLE sees the mighty mutant return on a brand-new mission...with all of time in the balance!  When Cable picks up the trail of a threat in the timestream, he sets off on a high-speed, history-spanning chase to save reality as we know it. From prehistory to modern day, whether it's a six-gun duel at ...

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the green death dropped Babyteeth from their pull list Nov 14, 2018

Babyteeth

NEW SERIES! Sadie Ritter is sixteen years old, nine months pregnant, and scared out of her sweet nerdy mind. Having a baby that young is tough, but with the support of her loving family behind her, everything should be okay. OH YEAH, and also her baby is the antichrist and it's going to break open the barriers between the earthly and demonic planes...

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the green death added Avengers (2018) to their pull list Nov 14, 2018

Avengers (2018)

A NEW ERA DAWNS FOR EARTH'S MIGHTIEST HEROES -
courtesy of JASON AARON and ED McGUINNESS!
Thor Odinson. Steve Rogers. Tony Stark. The Big Three of the Avengers are reunited at last! And just in time to save the world from total annihilation at the hands of their most powerful enemies yet: the 2000-foot-tall space gods known as Celestials.

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the green death added Amazing Spider-Man (2018) to their pull list Nov 14, 2018

Amazing Spider-Man (2018)

An alien invasion hits New York City and the only one who can stop it is...Spider-Man?! But that's far from all you'll find here -  a revelation from the past puts Peter Parker's job, relationships, and whole life in jeopardy! And if even that's not enough, you'll see a new roommate, new love interests - and a new villain! Spider-Man goes back to...

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the green death added Uncanny X-Men (2018) to their pull list Nov 14, 2018

Uncanny X-Men (2018)

THE CHILDREN OF THE ATOM ARE BACK!
New ongoing series kicking off with a 10-part weekly epic, the flagship X-Men series that started it all is back and better than ever! Starting with a mysterious and tragic disappearance, the X-Men are drawn into what might be...their final adventure?! X-Fan favorite writers Ed Brisson (EXTERMINATION), Matthew...

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7.5

A nice intro to a new storyline that seems to have appeal but I just don’t have the nostalgia for these characters needed for this to fully land. If you do hold BSG Classic near and dear you’re in for a treat, otherwise you, like me, probably won’t be along for the ride. Still appreciate the free digital zero issue as I’d never have tried it out otherwise,

Battlestar Galactica: Classic #0

By: John Jackson Miller, Daniel HDR
Released: Oct 3, 2018

Commander Adama and the remnants of humanity discover a second fugitive fleet, fleeing a different mortal enemy. Can the two armadas join forces, making common cause against the dreaded Cylons? And what would success mean for the quest for Earth? New York Times bestselling author and comics writer JOHN JACKSON MILLER (Star Wars, Star Trek, Halo) jo...

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8.5

Claremont knows Magneto inside and out and he writes a surprisingly modern script that made me happy inside and out. The art is a little lackluster but the backup strip is awesome so the half point lost for art is made back up there. I would buy the hell out of a Claremont Magneto mini.

X-Men: Black: Magneto #1

By: Chris Claremont, Dalibor Talajic
Released: Oct 3, 2018

MAGNETO IS BACK!
...and so is Chris Claremont! For years, Magneto has done everything he can to achieve his goals for mutant domination. But now Magneto has declared that enough is enough. So what revolutionary plan does Magneto have that will change the face of mutantkind? And will anyone be able to stop him? Will anyone want to? PLUS: Includ...

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the green death reviewed What If?: X-Men #1 Oct 3, 2018
8.0

Thought this was a great Cyberpunk Elseworlds reimagining of X-Men. There seemed to be more backstory than they could fit in a single issue so I wouldn’t be sad to see this spun into a miniseries. Also, both artists had radically different style, but they integrated wonderfully.

What If?: X-Men #1

By: Bryan Hill, Neil Edwards
Released: Oct 3, 2018

From the publisher that gave you OLD MAN LOGAN and HOUSE OF M... The X-Men as you never imagined! Welcome to the EXE/scape, a digital wonderland of business and pleasure accessible to anyone with the social (or monetary) capital for the bio-mods needed to log in... Or you can bypass all of that by being born carrying an .EXE/gene! But circumventing...

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the green death reviewed Extermination #3 Sep 26, 2018
8.5

Exciting, action-packed and still room for decent character work. Pretty great mini so far.

Extermination #3

By: Ed Brisson, Pepe Larraz
Released: Sep 26, 2018

• With Ahab hunting the time-traveling X-Men, it's all hands on deck, as every X-Men team is called to arms and protect the remaining young mutants.
•  But young Jean Grey and her bodyguards aren't going to lie still for Ahab to come to them...
Rated T+

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the green death reviewed Heroes In Crisis #1 Sep 26, 2018
7.0

The amount of story in this issue amounted to the pre-credits scene in a TV show. What's there is fine and the art is great, but rarely has the phrase "written for the trade" felt more true.

Heroes In Crisis #1

By: Tom King, Clay Mann
Released: Sep 26, 2018

There's a new kind of crisis threatening the heroes of the DC Universe, ripped from real-world headlines by C.I.A.-operative-turned-comics-writer Tom King: How does a superhero handle PTSD? Welcome to Sanctuary, an ultra-secret hospital for superheroes who've been traumatized by crime-fighting and cosmic combat. But something goes inexplicably wron...

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ComickerPerson reviewed Heroes In Crisis #1 Sep 26, 2018
7.5

Good setup, but very decompressed.

Heroes In Crisis #1

By: Tom King, Clay Mann
Released: Sep 26, 2018

There's a new kind of crisis threatening the heroes of the DC Universe, ripped from real-world headlines by C.I.A.-operative-turned-comics-writer Tom King: How does a superhero handle PTSD? Welcome to Sanctuary, an ultra-secret hospital for superheroes who've been traumatized by crime-fighting and cosmic combat. But something goes inexplicably wron...

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the green death reviewed Avengers #5 Jul 18, 2018
9.0

This is one hell of an Avengers comic! The characters all feel in character, the action is huge, the set-up for the last part is just cool as anything and Ghist Rider is the surprise break out character here! Aaron gets how to write this sort of big stuff and I really hope he keeps up the quality and stays on the book for ages.

Avengers #5

By: Jason Aaron, Ed McGuinness
Released: Jul 18, 2018

Behold the wildest, most awe-inspiring team of Avengers ever assembled! But will it be enough to defeat the combined powers of Loki and the Final Host of Dark Celestials? And what is the startling secret of the Progenitor?
Rated T+

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the green death reviewed Avengers #4 Jul 4, 2018
9.0

This was probably my favorite issue yet. Lots of big ideas on the creation of supers in the MU, but with good character moments and solid action. Also noticed that despite a number of splash pages, this one didn’t read in five minutes - it felt meaty. Enjoying this run a lot so far!

Avengers #4

By: Jason Aaron, Ed McGuinness
Released: Jul 4, 2018

How do the Avengers possibly defeat a crew of 2,000-foot-tall, nearly omnipotent Dark Celestials bent on annihilating the human race? While Thor and Hulk search for answers deep within the bowels of Old Asgard, we learn more about the untold history of Odin and his Prehistoric Avengers!
Rated T+

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the green death reviewed Immortal Hulk #2 Jul 4, 2018
9.0

Very dark take on the Hulk, this reads like an intelligent horror comic and nothing at all like Pak’s Totally Awesome run (which I also enjoyed, but for very different reasons). The art and writing compliment each other well, really hope we get quite a few issues like this before the next dramatic tonal shift.

Immortal Hulk #2

By: Al Ewing, Joe Bennett
Released: Jul 4, 2018

A random small-town tragedy. A mystery illness that spreads with grief. A green glow on a lonely mountain. Three puzzle pieces that fit together to make a nightmare. And the only mind on Earth than can connect them up...belongs to the Immortal Hulk.
Rated T+

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Chip Chipperson reviewed Justice League #2 Jun 20, 2018
8.0

Snyder is one of my all time favs. New 52 Batman is near perfect. So far Justice League is pretty good but I feel like I dont really have that emotional connection to it yet. For some reason with most Justice League series it's all action action action and I feel no connection with the characters. Maybe that's why I liked Snyders Batman and the new Bendis Superman so much, it delves deeper into th more

Justice League #2

By: Scott Snyder, Jorge Jimenez
Released: Jun 20, 2018

"THE TOTALITY" part two! The League faced an impossible decision...and now they must face the consequences! While Martian Manhunter and Batman attempt to recruit an old ally back into the fold, The Flash and Hawkgirl are blindsided by new challenges that could rewrite their mythologies!

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egon244 reviewed Justice League #2 Jun 20, 2018
7.0

I'm going to start by saying that I want Jorge Jimenez to draw as many books as it is humanly possible. He is amazing at his craft. Each character looks unique and different and the action looks just grand. Just one little thing. Please make Martian Manhunter a little more beefed up. When he looks all slender and slick it's just wrong.

As for the story it's good, but not great. It gets more

Justice League #2

By: Scott Snyder, Jorge Jimenez
Released: Jun 20, 2018

"THE TOTALITY" part two! The League faced an impossible decision...and now they must face the consequences! While Martian Manhunter and Batman attempt to recruit an old ally back into the fold, The Flash and Hawkgirl are blindsided by new challenges that could rewrite their mythologies!

the green death reviewed Justice League #1 Jun 7, 2018
7.0

I think this is going to be my time to just realize that Snyder isn't the writer for me. I really liked the Court of Owls storyline but ever since then he's never quite landed for me. This has pretty great art and an epic feel, but the characters don't act strangely, none of them seem to have three dimensions - just a bunch of cyphers. I was hoping for a big bold first issue to get me back into th more

Justice League #1

By: Scott Snyder, Jim Cheung
Released: Jun 6, 2018

"THE TOTALITY" part one! A brand-new era begins here! Comics legends Scott Snyder and Jim Cheung launch the Justice League into a cosmos-shaking mystery that will draw out their most terrible foes...in ways our heroes couldn't possibly imagine! In this debut issue, Martian Manhunter struggles to protect the team from an incoming threat that will sh...

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egon244 reviewed Justice League #1 Jun 6, 2018
7.0

Scott Snyder takes the reins over The Justice League and expands on the ideas put forth in Metal and No Justice.

The banter and comradery between members of the League feel really good. Snyder even pokes some fun at Batman for the dark and gloomy demeanour.
The story moves smoothly with Martian Manhunter kinda in a center, but it all changes somewhere halfway through. League defea more

Justice League #1

By: Scott Snyder, Jim Cheung
Released: Jun 6, 2018

"THE TOTALITY" part one! A brand-new era begins here! Comics legends Scott Snyder and Jim Cheung launch the Justice League into a cosmos-shaking mystery that will draw out their most terrible foes...in ways our heroes couldn't possibly imagine! In this debut issue, Martian Manhunter struggles to protect the team from an incoming threat that will sh...

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Herushalaim reviewed Captain America #697 Jan 3, 2018
10

I loved this. This is simply Cap being Cap and it's all the better for it.

Captain America #697

By: Mark Waid, Chris Samnee
Released: Jan 3, 2018

HOME OF THE BRAVE PART Part 3
Kraven the Hunter has a new target - and it's Steve Rogers! Trapped in unfamiliar territory, stripped of his shield and on the run, Cap must find a way to evade Kraven long enough to save an innocent life - but this time, that might be impossible! And just wait until you see the final page...
Rated T+

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the green death reviewed X-Men: Gold #19 Jan 4, 2018
8.0

I'm in the minority but I quite enjoyed this issue. Kitty taking down Sythian (sp?) was inventive and made sense and I enjoy seeing villains dispatched by thinking rather than just punching. Only issue I have is that Guggenheim really keeps the secondary X-Men in the background and I'd be happier if they weren't around if he's not going to invest them with strong personalities.

X-Men: Gold #19

By: Marc Guggenheim, Lan Medina
Released: Jan 3, 2018

THE NEGATIVE ZONE WAR Part 4
•  The X-Men fight a god. (No, really.)
•  Can the X-Men defeat a god with the fate of an entire world hanging in the balance?
•  What are the X-Men willing to sacrifice to save a planet?
Rated T+

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9.0

Really intrigued by the Magneto pieces. Another great issue, I hope Rosenberg ends up with an X-book after this mini.

Phoenix Resurrection: The Return Of Jean Grey #2

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Carlos Pacheco
Released: Jan 3, 2018

A light in the darkness is not always welcome.
Kitty Pryde, Old Man Logan and Cyclops are leading teams of X-Men all across the globe, chasing events connected to the Phoenix. But with teammates disappearing and familiar enemies returning, the X-Men are fighting a losing battle. Beast doesn't know how or what shape it will take, but he knows th...

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10

Everything I wanted this book to be and more. Great classic X-Men nods, fun team chemistry, gorgeous art, and tons of mystery. Another perfect issue worthy of Jean's return.

Phoenix Resurrection: The Return Of Jean Grey #2

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Carlos Pacheco
Released: Jan 3, 2018

A light in the darkness is not always welcome.
Kitty Pryde, Old Man Logan and Cyclops are leading teams of X-Men all across the globe, chasing events connected to the Phoenix. But with teammates disappearing and familiar enemies returning, the X-Men are fighting a losing battle. Beast doesn't know how or what shape it will take, but he knows th...

the green death reviewed Rogue & Gambit #1 Jan 3, 2018
8.5

Very fun first issue, gets the characters perfectly and feels the right amount of old and the right amount of new. I'm onboard with those asking for Thompson to get an X title after this.

Rogue & Gambit #1

By: Kelly Thompson, Pere Perez
Released: Jan 3, 2018

Ring of Fire Part 1
Everybody's favorite X-couple is reunited! And boy, are they not happy about that... Kitty Pryde must send Rogue and Gambit on an undercover mission to find a group of kidnapped mutants. What they discover on this mission will shock them. But will it also bring them closer together...? It's a high-stakes adventure caper that...

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