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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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9.5

I've been reading the old Claremont run one issue a day for the past month and a half and I'm two issues to the end of the original Dark Phoenix Saga (unintentionally good timing). The best compliment I can give this book is that the mysteries, the ease of which the characters interrelate and the feeling that this is building to something would fit right in those classic books. I've been enjoying more

Phoenix Resurrection: The Return Of Jean Grey #1

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Leinil Francis Yu
Released: Dec 27, 2017

She will return, like a Phoenix from the ashes.
Years ago, Jean Grey died and the X-Men mourned her. Since then, the world has changed, her teammates have lived without her and died without her. And now, when strange events start happening all over the world, those teammates can only come to one conclusion - the one true Jean Grey is back!
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the green death added Tales of Suspense to their pull list Dec 21, 2017

Tales of Suspense

RED LEDGER Part 1 (OF 5)
SPRINGING FROM THE PAGES OF SECRET EMPIRE!
THE BLACK WIDOW is dead...but someone is killing her enemies. With a broken heart and a bloody trail to follow, HAWKEYE is looking for answers. And the only person alive who may have them is Natasha Romanoff's OTHER ex-boyfriend, THE WINTER SOLDIER. Can they trust each othe...

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the green death added X-Men: Grand Design to their pull list Dec 21, 2017

X-Men: Grand Design

From Eisner award-winning creator Ed Piskor (Hip-Hop Family Tree) comes a thrilling new series chronicling all of X-Men history! X-MEN: GRAND DESIGN stitches together the most important moments in mutant history, creating a comprehensive narrative celebrating the X-Men's past, present, and future. The first in a trilogy, GRAND DESIGN returns to Cha...

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the green death added Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man to their pull list Dec 21, 2017

Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man

SPIDER-MAN RETURNS TO THE FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD!
The webslinging, wallcrawling wonder returns to New York City in the all-new PETER PARKER: THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN. A companion series to the best-selling Amazing Spider-Man series, Peter Parker is going back-to-basics for big heroics in the Big Apple. Featuring adversaries old and new, be th...

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The bad who reviewed Marvel Two-In-One #1 Dec 21, 2017
9.0

It's a well written story that sets up a potentially very fun series. While lacking in action, it does compensate with character development and makes the perfect launch pad for the upcoming events. The art is stunning though every pages and the colors are great. The nostalgia is strong with this one and Zdarksy knows it and uses it to its full potential. At this point, pretty much everyone hopes more

Marvel Two-In-One #1

By: Chip Zdarsky, Jim Cheung
Released: Dec 20, 2017

The Fate of the Four Part 1
THE FOUR ARE NO MORE, SO TWO MUST DO! Something is very wrong with THE HUMAN TORCH and only THE THING can help him! It's the Marvel Universe reunion you've all been waiting for (well, HALF of it, at least!).  Plus: What monumental secret has DOOM been hiding since the end of SECRET WARS, and how will it completely ...

the green death rated Black Bolt #8 Dec 16, 2017
9.5

Black Bolt #8

By: Saladin Ahmed, Christian Ward
Released: Dec 6, 2017

THE MIDNIGHT KING RETURNS TO EARTH Part 1
After months off-world, the former Inhuman King Black Bolt returns to Earth to find judgment awaiting him. In his absence, the Inhumans were rounded up, imprisoned and now struggle to maintain their fragile democracy. But someone must pay the price for the horrors they've endured.  Will Black Bolt sur...

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the green death reviewed Jean Grey #10 Dec 16, 2017
9.5

Very epic issue, lots of great action with character work supporting it all. Great last page, I've loved this series from the start (a stealth Marvel Team-up book starring Jean Grey) and love it still. Hopeless had better keep writing at Marvel when this finishes or I'll be bummed.

Jean Grey #10

By: Dennis Hopeless, Alberto Jimenez Alburquerque
Released: Dec 13, 2017

PSYCH WAR Part 3
•  The Phoenix is almost here. Will Jean Grey be enough to stop it alone?
•  Time to call in for some backup!
•  Guest-starring Quentin Quire, Hope Summers, and the Cuckoos!
Rated T+

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the green death reviewed X-Men: Blue #17 Dec 16, 2017
8.5

Another fun issue, I never read X-Men 2099 but it was still a fun dance in yesterday's version of tomorrow. Dig Sila's art too.

X-Men: Blue #17

By: Cullen Bunn, R. B. Silva
Released: Dec 13, 2017

CROSS-TIME CAPERS Part 2
•  Lost in time, JEAN GREY and her team of X-MEN must survive long enough to fix what is wrong with the timestream...
•  ...which isn't easy with the teens stranded in the not-too-far future. If only there were a similar group of mutant heroes to help them out.
•  Oh, wait! There totally is! GUEST-ST...

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RustonLF reviewed X-Men: Blue #17 Dec 15, 2017
8.5

This may be a sequel to the original Cross-Time Caper in spirit only, but I am enjoying what is being done. Bunn just seems to be having fun playing with time. In this we see the return of the X-Men of 2099. Their future has been altered by the original five (or so they are told) themselves who have taken over Alchemax and have put the world in a desperate state separated by two classes. Having re more

X-Men: Blue #17

By: Cullen Bunn, R. B. Silva
Released: Dec 13, 2017

CROSS-TIME CAPERS Part 2
•  Lost in time, JEAN GREY and her team of X-MEN must survive long enough to fix what is wrong with the timestream...
•  ...which isn't easy with the teens stranded in the not-too-far future. If only there were a similar group of mutant heroes to help them out.
•  Oh, wait! There totally is! GUEST-ST...

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the green death dropped Spider-Gwen (2015) from their pull list Dec 13, 2017

Spider-Gwen (2015)

BECAUSE YOU DEMANDED IT!
Gwen Stacy is back in the webs and has an all-new, all-different mystery to solve: the reappearance of The Lizard! Spider-Woman was convinced that the Lizard died in her arms along with Peter Parker. But when a similar monster goes on a reptilian rampage, she's left with doubts not only about Peter's life, but his death...

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the green death added Incredible Hulk (2017) to their pull list Dec 13, 2017

Incredible Hulk (2017)

RETURN TO PLANET HULK Part 1
When Amadeus Cho picks up a distress signal from a distant planet he's shocked to find out it's from SAKAAR. As the Totally Awesome Hulk, he's been trying to avert the curse of anger that haunted Bruce Banner. But SAKAAR is a place for warriors and gladiators...a place where the Hulk fought brutally in the Imperial ...

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the green death added Babyteeth to their pull list Dec 13, 2017

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 X-Men: Gold (2017) to their pull list Dec 13, 2017

X-Men: Gold (2017)

FROM THE ASHES OF INHUMANS VS X-MEN, AN ALL-NEW TEAM OF X-MEN RISES!
Xavier's dream comes full circle as KITTY PRYDE takes the reins and assembles a squad of the most iconic X-Men to fight at her side. STORM. COLOSSUS. NIGHTCRAWLER. OLD MAN LOGAN. PRESTIGE. They are X-MEN GOLD! And they're on a mission to be Earth's finest heroes, even when tha...

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the green death added Generation X (2017) to their pull list Dec 13, 2017

Generation X (2017)

The Xavier Institute for Mutant Education and Outreach has opened its doors and is ready to foster the next generation of heroes and diplomats! But this time around, the X-Men recognize an unfortunate truth: not all mutants are created equal. Some mutants are not made to fight Sentinels or serve as ambassadors on behalf of their kind. Some mutants ...

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the green death added Cable (2017) to their pull list Dec 13, 2017

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 added Spider-Gwen (2015) to their pull list Dec 13, 2017

Spider-Gwen (2015)

BECAUSE YOU DEMANDED IT!
Gwen Stacy is back in the webs and has an all-new, all-different mystery to solve: the reappearance of The Lizard! Spider-Woman was convinced that the Lizard died in her arms along with Peter Parker. But when a similar monster goes on a reptilian rampage, she's left with doubts not only about Peter's life, but his death...

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the green death added Jean Grey to their pull list Dec 13, 2017

Jean Grey

When a teenage JEAN GREY traveled through time and arrived in the present, she learned the terrible fate that befell her predecessor: Possessed by a cosmic entity called the Phoenix, Jean was trapped in an endless cycle of life and death. Determined to escape that future, Jean set out to write her own destiny. But now, she's visited by a premonitio...

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the green death dropped Moon Knight (2017) from their pull list Dec 13, 2017

Moon Knight (2017)

CRAZY RUNS IN THE FAMILY  Part 1
A new day is dawning and with it comes an enemy unlike any that Marc Spector, Moon Knight, has ever faced.  Moon Knight has always been a protector from the shadows, but this new enemy is looking to extinguish that shadow with blinding light and fire.  Get ready for the introduction of Moon Knight's greate...

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the green death dropped Aquaman (2016) from their pull list Dec 13, 2017

Aquaman (2016)

"THE DROWNING" chapter one
Black Manta returns, and as Aquaman attempts to broker lasting peace between Atlantis and the surface world, his greatest foe engineers a plan to destroy everything and everyone the undersea hero loves.
THEY SAID IT: "I'm excited to draw a vast undersea world with all the visual flourishes of fantasy and science f...

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the green death dropped Green Lanterns from their pull list Dec 13, 2017

Green Lanterns

"RED PLANET" chapter one
New Lanterns Jessica Cruz and Simon Baz promised to protect others in brightest day or blackest night, but as "Red Planet" begins to rise, the partners find themselves confronted with a unimaginable threat from Bleez and the Red Lanterns!
THEY SAID IT: "I am psyched for GREEN LANTERNS!" says writer Sam Humphries. "M...

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the green death dropped Doctor Strange (2015) from their pull list Dec 13, 2017

Doctor Strange (2015)

Who do you call when things are coming out of your dreams and trying to kill you? Or when your daughter is cursing in Latin and walking like a spider? Or when your dog keeps screaming at you to strangle your neighbors? Doctor Strange, of course. He's the only person standing between us and the forces of darkness, but has he been paying his tab? Eve...

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the green death dropped New Superman from their pull list Dec 13, 2017

New Superman

"MADE IN CHINA" Chapter One: An impulsive act of heroism thrusts an arrogant young man into the limelight of Shanghai as China begins to form its own Justice League of powerful heroes. Rising from the ashes of The Final Days of Superman, award-winning writer Gene Luen Yang and on-the-rise art star Victor Bogdanovic introduce readers to Kong Kenan-t...

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the green death dropped Daredevil (2015) from their pull list Dec 13, 2017

Daredevil (2015)

Back in black and on his home turf, Daredevil begins again in New York City as a new enemy emerges. Meanwhile his alter ego, Matt Murdock, is on a new side of the law in the District Attorney's office. Fighting crime in the shadows, prosecuting bad guys in the light, it's a whole new chapter for our man without fear-including the arrival of the dev...

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the green death dropped Action Comics (2016) from their pull list Dec 13, 2017

Action Comics (2016)

PATH TO DOOM Chapter One
Superman returns to Metropolis just in time to meet the city of tomorrows newest protector: Lex Luthor. But its not long before these dueling titans meet someone unexpected the new Clark Kent! DONT MISS: ACTION COMICS returns to its original numbering with this issue! NOW SHIPPING TWICE MONTHLY!

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the green death reviewed X-Men: Gold #17 Dec 11, 2017
8.5

What can I say? I continue to find this series to be fun and think it's really hit the right mix with the Negative Zone storyline. I've been reading Claremont's run on Marvel Comics Unlimited (up to issue 118 now) and while this series doesn't hit the peaks of that run, it does offer a similar adventure quality that is fun and enduring.

Total side note, it's surprised me how little Cla more

X-Men: Gold #17

By: Marc Guggenheim, Ken Lashley
Released: Dec 6, 2017

The DARTAYUS ODYSSEY Part 2
•  After alien invaders attack Manhattan, the X-Men must take the fight to the NEGATIVE ZONE!
•  But what does the mysterious KOLOGOTH have planned next?
Rated T+

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