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the green death reviewed Aquaman: Deep Dives #1 Apr 23, 2020
7.5

Really solid art and a nice straight ahead superhero story that showcases Orlando's ability to make the classic still feel relevant. Probably my favorite so far off these daily digital DC books.

Aquaman: Deep Dives #1

By: Steve Orlando, Daniel Sampere
Released: Apr 22, 2020

Black Manta blasts into a museum looking for an Atlantean artifact!

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7.0

Like the Superman issue this felt like a fill-in issue, though the art here isn’t quite as good. I’ve never been a big Harley fan but I thought she bounced off Wonder Woman pretty well. Nothing extraordinary but nothing offensive either.

Wonder Woman: Agent of Peace #1

By: Amanda Conner, Inaki Miranda
Released: Apr 22, 2020

During a run-in with a villainous crime syndicate, Wonder Woman learns about a hit list whose biggest target is a familiar name – Harley Quinn! Can the Champion of Paradise Island track down the Clown Princess of Crime before it’s too late?

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4.0

Nice Jim Lee art is the only thing this has going for it. Otherwise fully forgettable. I’m picking up every one of the week one Digital Firsts, but so far there’s not been too much to convince me to try week two.

Batman: Gotham Nights #1

By: Michael Grey, Ryan Benjamin
Released: Apr 15, 2020

"Medal of Honor" by Sal Giunta, Brad Meltzer, Jim Lee, Scott Williams, and Alex Sinclair
To save a friend from seemingly insurmountable odds, the Dark Knight Detective must summon every ounce of his skill and bravery! This tale is based on the true story of U.S. Army Specialist Salvatore A. Giunta, who was awarded the Medal of Honor for his...

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7.0

Reads like a full-in issue from the 90s, not bad but not essential by any stretch of the imagination. Great art though and a fair price.

Superman: Man of Tomorrow #1

By: Robert Venditti, Paul Pelletier
Released: Apr 15, 2020

Metropolis, the City of Tomorrow, is plunged into a blackout. Superman needs to find the cause of the crisis but is he prepared to face the energy-hungry Parasite?

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the green death reviewed Marvel Comics #1001 Apr 3, 2020
7.0

Definitely not up to the standards of the 1000 issue. Not something I’d imagine re-reading but it had fun moments while I was in the midst of it.

Marvel Comics #1001

By: Al Ewing, Amanda Conner
Released: Oct 2, 2019

THE BIGGEST STORY IN MARVEL HISTORY CONTINUES!
WHO IS THE MYSTERIOUS NEW CHARACTER FROM MARVEL'S PAST?
It was a story too large for any one issue, with too many classic Marvel creators who wanted to be a part of the fun! And so the party continues on with this additional celebratory issue, featuring additional secrets and revelations about ...

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the green death reviewed Marvel Comics #1000 Apr 3, 2020
10

I really loved this mural of what makes Marvel great. It made me nostalgic for stuff in the recent and distant past and got me excited for the Masked Raider storyline. A good read to catch up on while in isolation.

Marvel Comics #1000

By: Various
Released: Aug 28, 2019

THE GREATEST TALENT EVER ASSEMBLED FOR ONE STORY!
THIS IS THE BIG ONE! In celebration of Marvel's 80th Anniversary, we have gathered together the greatest array of talent ever to be assembled between the covers of a single comic book! Names from the past, from the present, and even the future! Every page is filled with all-new work from this c...

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9.0

Great summation of what is leading up to Empyre and also a good character based piece about the suffering that continual conflict brings. I haven’t read almost any other event lead-in’s that work this well. Writing, art, pacing - all pretty danged great. Also, it got me excited for what comes next.

Road To Empyre: The Kree/Skrull War #1

By: Robbie Thompson, Mattia de Iulis
Released: Mar 25, 2020

EMPYRE IS COMING!
The build-up to Marvel's massive event series of the spring begins here-but in actuality, it began a millennia ago, with a challenge on the moon! In the wake of INCOMING, everything has changed for the Kree and the Skrulls. And out in the cold on Earth, the Warner family (MEET THE SKRULLS) need to work out what has happened an...

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the green death reviewed Wonder Woman #63 Feb 24, 2020
10

Extremely fun one off issue and the most I’ve enjoyed the series since Rucka left.

Wonder Woman #63

By: G. Willow Wilson, Emanuela Lupacchino
Released: Jan 30, 2019

When Themyscira and the remnants of Olympus fell, the Gods weren't the only refugees to come to Earth. A small horde of mystical creatures have found their way here, and they're determined to start new lives...but what happens when the people of our world are equally determined not to let them? Can Diana open their minds and show them that a centau...

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9.5

How great is it to read a series that doesn't feel decompressed at all. So much has happened in the past 2 issues that other writers would have taken a dozen to stretch out. The plot is also very fun and unique, I love how everyone is written and the fun action that takes place. The twist at the end is obviously bait, but I'm still intrigued to see the resolution. The art is also amazing, this more

Guardians of the Galaxy #2

By: Al Ewing, Juan Cabal
Released: Feb 19, 2020

• Peter Quill fights for his life against the King of the Gods! Rocket fights alone against the legions of Hephaeustus! Phylla-Vell makes a choice between love and duty - with death on the line!
•  And somewhere, a black hole bomb ticks down to zero...
•  The Guardians' first mission comes to a cataclysmic end!
Rated T+

9.5

Amazing Spider-Man #22

By: Nick Spencer, Ryan Ottley
Released: May 29, 2019

HUNTED AFTERMATH!
•  The fallout from "HUNTED" continues to loom, and much of Peter's life is called into question.
•  What is left of Spider-Man after living through the harrowing hunt?!
Rated T

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Simon DelMonte reviewed Superman: Heroes #1 Feb 13, 2020
8.0

Worth it just for Maguire's art, Booster Gold's moment, and Rucka writing Batman and Wonder Woman. The rest was pretty good but those bits were amazing.

Superman: Heroes #1

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Kevin Maguire
Released: Feb 12, 2020

Lois Lane, Jimmy Olsen, the staff of the Daily Planet, even the Justice League-their lives all changed when Superman revealed his secret identity to the world! This unique Superman experience explores what the identity of Clark Kent meant to those close to him-and what their relationship to Superman will be in the future. All the rules are about to...

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9.0

Knew nothing about this going in except that it's about Vader right after Empire. I figured I'd but the first issue then wait for ComiXology sales for later issues, but there's no way I'm waiting now. Great issue, strong art and a fantastic cliffhanger I certainly didn't see coming. This is Pak on his A-Game.

Star Wars: Darth Vader #1

By: Greg Pak, Raffaele Ienco
Released: Feb 5, 2020

"JOIN ME, AND TOGETHER, WE CAN RULE THE GALAXY AS FATHER AND SON!"
THE TRAGEDY OF DARTH VADER CONTINUES!
In the shattering climax of The Empire Strikes Back, Darth Vader infamously reveals his true relationship to Luke Skywalker and invites his son to rule the galaxy at his side. But Luke refuses -- plunging into the abyss beneath Cloud Cit...

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TJMB3891 - Feb 5, 2020

His Weapon H stuff was great along with Hulkverines and Agent's of Atlas has been fantastic too.

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Swanktub reviewed Star Wars: Darth Vader #1 Feb 5, 2020
9.0

This comic really caught me off guard. Based off of the previews I had decided I was not going to buy this series. The art didn't look like it was going to appeal to me, and I personally find Greg Pak's writing to be very hit or miss. When I visited my local comic shop I was surprised to see this issue almost sold out early in the morning, so I decided to buy it and give the first issue a chance. more

Star Wars: Darth Vader #1

By: Greg Pak, Raffaele Ienco
Released: Feb 5, 2020

"JOIN ME, AND TOGETHER, WE CAN RULE THE GALAXY AS FATHER AND SON!"
THE TRAGEDY OF DARTH VADER CONTINUES!
In the shattering climax of The Empire Strikes Back, Darth Vader infamously reveals his true relationship to Luke Skywalker and invites his son to rule the galaxy at his side. But Luke refuses -- plunging into the abyss beneath Cloud Cit...

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YourGreenMuse reviewed Avengers #29 Jan 16, 2020
8.0

This issue is a whole lot of fun. Pure action-figure fun. Not much in terms of story progression. But what we get is fun. So, it's better than a lot of things. Fun.

Avengers #29

By: Jason Aaron, Ed McGuinness
Released: Jan 15, 2020

STARBRAND REBORN Part Three: THE RISE OF THE WAR WIDOW
The battle for the Starbrand heats up like a supernova, as Captain Marvel goes toe to toe with Firelord, Ghost Rider races the Silver Surfer and Brood Thor... tries to eat the Avengers. Meanwhile the Black Widow kicks much butt in outer space with a bold new weapon in her arsenal. That's ri...

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Toonstrack reviewed X-Men #3 Dec 4, 2019
9.0

Solid issue.

Whats with the haters? At was great and the story was interesting and something different.

X-Men #3

By: Jonathan Hickman, Leinil Francis Yu
Released: Dec 4, 2019

EARTH'S MOST POWERFUL! CYCLOPS STORMS THE SAVAGE LAND!
The most powerful heroes of the dominant species on the planet, the X-Men rise to protect the world against any threat. From a new foe in the Savage Land to an old nemesis' surprising return...
Rated T+

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ohhaimark reviewed X-Force #2 Nov 27, 2019
10

THE GOOD:

-I really love this series.

-Damn. This art is so perfect. It fits the writing incredibly well.

-Wow, that opening was powerful.

-I don't know how Percy got so much better as a writer in between Nightwing (the last comic of his I read before this) and this, but the script was really damn good.

-I really like the pacing here. This more

X-Force #2

By: Ben Percy, Joshua Cassara
Released: Nov 27, 2019

THE HIGH PRICE OF A NEW DAWN!
X-Force is the CIA of the mutant world-one half intelligence branch, one half special ops. Beast, Jean Grey and Sage on one side, Wolverine, Kid Omega and Domino on the other. In a perfect world, there would be no need for an X-Force. We're not there...yet.
Rated T+

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egon244 - Dec 3, 2019

You should check Percy's Green Arrow Rebirth run. It's excellent, with great art by a couple of artists.

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ohhaimark reviewed X-Men #2 Nov 16, 2019
10

THE GOOD:

-This was a huge improvement over the first issue, and overall was just an amazing issue.

-Yu's art fit much better with the story here.

-The dialogue felt way more natural here and I loved it.

-This is such an interesting story.

-This issue worked really well with just three X-Men.

-Arakko was a really cool location. more

X-Men #2

By: Jonathan Hickman, Leinil Francis Yu
Released: Nov 13, 2019

When an island full of unspeakable horrors appears on the horizon, the X-Men have their work cut out for themselves keeping Krakoa safe!
Rated T+

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allenquanobi reviewed X-Men #2 Nov 13, 2019
9.0

Great. Hickman was telling the truth when he said each issue is a one and done, and that's refreshing in the current landscape of comics imo. Everything is great here, love the art, the dialogue, the story,the world building. I've never seen someone write cyclops and his kids this way before, like an actual family. Cyclops has more or less treated these family members as usual team members sin more

X-Men #2

By: Jonathan Hickman, Leinil Francis Yu
Released: Nov 13, 2019

When an island full of unspeakable horrors appears on the horizon, the X-Men have their work cut out for themselves keeping Krakoa safe!
Rated T+

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thorstone reviewed Guardians of the Galaxy #1 Jan 23, 2019
9.5

It seems like things just keep getting better for Guardians fans. Maybe not for fans of the lineup from the movies that have been the norm in comics for the past 10 years (as that's now a thing of the past after Infinity Wars), but each time we get a new writer, it seems that we get closer and closer to the popular "as good as DnA" level that Guardians comics get judged upon. When Duggan took over more

Guardians of the Galaxy #1

By: Donny Cates, Geoff Shaw
Released: Jan 23, 2019

WHO WILL STAND
The universe is on fire. Hundreds of worlds are at war. Never has there been such hatred and division across the cosmos. And in spite of all this, Thanos of Titan is still dead...or is he? Now, more than ever, the cosmos need the Guardians of the Galaxy...but in the aftermath of the Infinity Wars, who is left to answer the call? ...

the green death reviewed X-Force #1 Dec 26, 2018
8.0

Brisson writes this sort of thing really well and though his art won’t be for everyone, I love Burnett’s art. That said, I’m just not a huge fan of gory violence and indiscriminate killing in my mainstream superhero books so I’m not sure if this one is for me. I’ve preordered issue 2 so we’ll see if that turns me around. I still couldn’t rate it too low because I think it is of a hig more

X-Force #1

By: Ed Brisson, Dylan Burnett
Released: Dec 26, 2018

FROM THE ASHES OF EXTERMINATION!
Cable is dead...and now, the original X-Force team of Domino, Cannonball, Shatterstar, Boom Boom and Warpath. must hunt down the murderer of their former leader! The mutant militia are hot for blood...but when their target is the time-traveling younger version of their fallen mentor, is there a line they absolut...

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the green death reviewed Uncanny X-Men #7 Dec 26, 2018
8.5

Great art and one of the better issues here imo. Yeah, there’s a time jump but it’ll all make sense halfway through and I loved seeing the Young XMen get the spotlight. They are characters that aren’t so established that there’s a real danger that one or all of them can end up hurt and I also always love the “should we kill” moral dilemma stories.

Uncanny X-Men #7

By: Ed Brisson, Pere Perez
Released: Dec 26, 2018

X-MEN DISASSEMBLED CONTINUES!
Just when things didn't look like they could get worse... The ride of the Four Horsemen of Salvation? The coming of X-Man? And...a return to the AGE OF APOCALYPSE? The weekly epic that threatens to leave the X-Men in tatters rolls on toward its explosive conclusion!
Rated T+

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the green death reviewed Extermination #5 Dec 19, 2018
9.0

Hell of a climax to a fun series. It was worth waiting a few weeks in order that the book look as good as it did. Really didn't see the ending coming and I felt it was a good last run for the time-displaced O5. I know this era got a lot of poop thrown at it, but I enjoyed the Blue and the non-Bendis All-New a great deal and was happy to see their story get proper closure.

Extermination #5

By: Ed Brisson, Pepe Larraz
Released: Dec 19, 2018

• It all ends here!!!
•  The original five X-Men have taken the fight back to Ahab...but at what cost?
•  Who lives? Who dies? The X-Men will never be the same again.
Rated T+

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the green death reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #12 Dec 19, 2018
8.0

A fun little issue, but definitely a bit of a step down from the last few.

Amazing Spider-Man #12

By: Nick Spencer, Ryan Ottley
Released: Dec 19, 2018

• Turns out Spider-Man isn't the only one getting attacked, as JJJ himself is in deep trouble. BUT WHO IS ATTACKING HIM?
•  And what more will we learn about the mysterious bandaged figure circling Spider-Man?!
Rated T

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the green death reviewed Uncanny X-Men #6 Dec 19, 2018
8.5

I thought the last few issues felt a little disjointed and that this was a return to form. Liked the art a lot too. Very classic 80s style Marvel looking.

Uncanny X-Men #6

By: Ed Brisson, Yildiray Cinar
Released: Dec 19, 2018

X-MEN DISASSEMBLED CONTINUES!
Just when things didn't look like they could get worse... The ride of the Four Horsemen of Salvation? The coming of X-Man? And...a return to the AGE OF APOCALYPSE? The weekly epic that threatens to leave the X-Men in tatters rolls on toward its explosive conclusion!
Rated T+

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the green death reviewed The Black Order #2 Dec 16, 2018
8.5

Never really cares about these characters, bought first issue on a whim but I’ve really been enjoying things. It gets a little convoluted at times but it’s never less than entertaining.

The Black Order #2

By: Derek Landy, Philip Tan
Released: Dec 12, 2018

Isn't it always the way? You go to assassinate an emperor and he turns the tables, and suddenly this Very Simple Mission gets a whole lot more complicated. It's a good thing the Black Order is made up of professional killers who are no strangers to cellblocks. Otherwise they might even start worrying...
Rated T+

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Deadlybeavis reviewed The Black Order #2 Dec 14, 2018
8.5

A crazy mixed bag of cosmic weirdness is always fun, even though it was a bit jumbled.

The Black Order #2

By: Derek Landy, Philip Tan
Released: Dec 12, 2018

Isn't it always the way? You go to assassinate an emperor and he turns the tables, and suddenly this Very Simple Mission gets a whole lot more complicated. It's a good thing the Black Order is made up of professional killers who are no strangers to cellblocks. Otherwise they might even start worrying...
Rated T+

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the green death added Shazam! (2018) to their pull list Dec 5, 2018

Shazam! (2018)

The superstar team of writer Geoff Johns and artist Dale Eaglesham reunite to launch the first all-new SHAZAM! monthly title set in the DC Universe in almost 20 years! (What took you guys so long?!)
Teenager turned super-hero Billy Batson struggles to balance school and superheroics! (Guess which one is more fun?) But when Shazam unlocks a sho...

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the green death reviewed Dec 5, 2018
8.5

I like Claremont a lot and am doing a read of his original legendary run so it was fun to see him take a look into the Summers family male lineage. I was quite impressed too with the first story, which fit some good meat on the bones of a character I don't know all that well (I wasn't reading too many Marvel books when Hope became a thing). Overall a very good issue that doesn't spoil Exterminatio more

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the green death reviewed Uncanny X-Men #4 Dec 5, 2018
8.0

Probably my least favorite issue so far of the new Uncanny as it felt the most disjointed to me (the multiple writers may have taken its toll on the flow). But still overall good fun.

Uncanny X-Men #4

By: Ed Brisson, Pere Perez
Released: Dec 5, 2018

X-MEN DISASSEMBLED CONTINUES!
Just when things didn't look like they could get worse... The ride of the Four Horsemen of Salvation? The coming of X-Man? And...a return to the AGE OF APOCALYPSE? The weekly epic that threatens to leave the X-Men in tatters rolls on toward its explosive conclusion!
Rated T+

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the green death reviewed Shazam! #1 Dec 5, 2018
9.5

Been looking for a comic to get me back "in" with the DC Universe and everything I've tried hasn't really hit the spot (I am just not a big Scott Snyder-style writing fan) but this was just what I wanted! Geoff Johns at his most playful! I've always liked his work, but this shows that he's continued honing his craft as there's just the right amount of humor/heartwarming moments/action/revisionism more

Shazam! #1

By: Geoff Johns, Dale Eaglesham
Released: Dec 5, 2018

The superstar team of writer Geoff Johns and artist Dale Eaglesham reunite to launch the first all-new SHAZAM! monthly title set in the DC Universe in almost 20 years! (What took you guys so long?!)
Teenager turned super-hero Billy Batson struggles to balance school and superheroics! (Guess which one is more fun?) But when Shazam unlocks a sho...

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