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CraigR rated The Forgotten Queen #4 Jun 23, 2019
8.0

The Forgotten Queen #4

By: Tini Howard, Amilcar Pinna
Released: May 29, 2019

Vexana's true origin story is revealed! How does it change the history of the Valiant Universe?
You thought you had family drama? Try being an immortal conqueror.

It wouldn't be the final issue of writer Tini Howard (Captain American Annual) and artist Amilcar Pinna's (Generation X) THE FORGOTTEN QUEEN without some killer action!

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CraigR rated Punk Mambo #2 Jun 19, 2019
7.5

Punk Mambo #2

By: Cullen Bunn, Adam Gorham
Released: May 29, 2019

A totally disgusting demon named Uncle Gunnysack is abducting powerful spirits called loas. Can Punk Mambo stop the drooling, sharp-toothed fiend before it strikes again?
Get ready for magical brawlin' in a bazaar!
Guys, this comic has spirit snakessssss. They're voodoo gods. And they're giant snakes. It's awesome.
Writer Cullen Bunn (V...

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CraigR rated Incursion #4 Jun 19, 2019
9.0

Incursion #4

By: Andy Diggle, Doug Braithwaite
Released: May 22, 2019

It's time for the boss battle: Eternal Warrior vs. Imperatrix Virago!
Young Tama's life hangs in the balance during this otherworldly battle. Will she survive, or will the Earth need to choose a new Geomancer?

Alex Paknadel (Friendo), Andy Diggle (Green Arrow: Year One), and Doug Braithwaite's (Wolverine) conclusion is downright epic, ...

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CraigR rated Grimm Fairy Tales #27 Jun 12, 2019
8.0

Grimm Fairy Tales #27

By: Dave Franchini
Released: Apr 24, 2019

Skye is beginning to learn, there's no rest for the Guardian of the Nexus. After the shocking revelation of last issue, Skye is on her quest to save her friend. And, first stop on her journey, a maze from hell run by none-other-than the deranged Goldilocks! Skye must play along if she hopes to retrieve the item she seeks and save the innocents trap...

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CraigR rated Hellchild: Blood Money #2 Jun 12, 2019
7.5

Hellchild: Blood Money #2

By: Ralph Tedesco, Butch Mapa
Released: May 8, 2019

Angelica attempts to keep Jake and Vera safe from Tor's men by finding a spot for them to hide out. But when Vera spills the beans on the sadistic truth behind Tor's actions, Angelica decides she can't turn a blind eye and must go above and beyond her duties as a bodyguard.  

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CraigR rated Livewire #6 Jun 12, 2019
8.0

Livewire #6

By: Vita Ayala, Kano
Released: May 15, 2019

Amanda finds herself face-to-face with a brand-new foe, and things are beginning to get personal.
The Psiot Safety & Education Program welcomes Livewire into a supported safe haven for psiots.
But is Livewire willing to let the same government that once hunted psiots house her family of outcasts?
One of the Valiant Universe's most power...

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CraigR rated War of the Realms #4 Jun 12, 2019
8.5

War of the Realms #4

By: Jason Aaron, Russell Dauterman
Released: May 15, 2019

Pray to All-Mother Freyja! For in her hands lies the key to ending Malekith's war. The Black Bifrost - the only method of travel for Malekith's vast armies - must fall. Even with the Punisher, Ghost Rider, Blade and Hulk (Jen Walters) at Freyja's side, how many Dark Elves can one goddess kill? While Freyja's team heads for the swamps of Svartalfhei...

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CraigR rated War of the Realms #3 Jun 10, 2019
8.0

War of the Realms #3

By: Jason Aaron, Russell Dauterman
Released: May 1, 2019

RECLAIM THE REALMS!
North America freezes into New Jotunheim. Europe becomes New Svartalfheim. Asia goes up in flames as the new domain of Queen Sindr and her fire goblins. Ulik the Troll lays claim to Australia while Amora the Enchantress raises an army of the dead in South America. Africa falls to the Angels of Heven while Roxxon Oil drops it...

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SONOFBATMANN reviewed Batman #72 Jun 5, 2019
3.0

More filler, with Flashpoint Bats explaining Bane's plan for all the meatheads who read this garbage run (including me).

Batman #72

By: Tom King, Mikel Janin
Released: Jun 5, 2019

"The Fall and the Fallen" part three! Is this the end of Gotham City? Bane's army of villains is taking over the city, and Batman's back is against the wall. With all the things Bane has done to him over the last year-from breaking up his wedding to trying to assassinate Nightwing, and then invading Batman's mind to expose his most terrible fears-c...

CraigR rated Livewire #5 Jun 4, 2019
8.0

Livewire #5

By: Vita Ayala, Kano
Released: Apr 10, 2019

New story arc! "GUARDIAN," Part 1.
Investigating the disappearance of a young psiot girl, Livewire stumbles upon OMEN's answer to the psiot "problem," a facility where young psiots are taken and taught to control their powers. Is this facility the safe haven Livewire's dreamed of or is there something more sinister to this sanctuary?
For fa...

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CraigR rated Thor #12 Jun 4, 2019
6.5

Thor #12

By: Jason Aaron, Michael Del Mundo
Released: Apr 17, 2019

WAR OF THE REALMS TIE-IN!
Fatherly love is not something with which Loki Laufeyson is terribly familiar. Still, you'd think that with the Frost Giants invading New York in Malekith's WAR OF THE REALMS, he'd find some quality time to spend with dear old deadly Dad. And he will. But not in the way you'd think...
Rated T+

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CraigR rated War of the Realms #1 Jun 4, 2019
7.0

War of the Realms #1

By: Jason Aaron, Russell Dauterman
Released: Apr 3, 2019

Asgard. Alfheim. Heven. Jotunheim. Muspelheim. Niffleheim. Nidavellir. Svartalfheim. Vanaheim. All of the Ten Realms have fallen to Malekith and his army except one: Midgard. Home to Thor's beloved humans. Home to heroes and gods alike. Now, at last, it burns. And Thor won't even be there to see it.
All hell breaks loose in New York City as Ma...

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CraigR rated War of the Realms #2 Jun 3, 2019
7.0

War of the Realms #2

By: Jason Aaron, Russell Dauterman
Released: Apr 17, 2019

The world at war! AS THE BATTLE FOR NEW YORK CITY CONTINUES, A HERO FALLS!
All the heroes of the Marvel Universe have assembled, yet this still might not be enough to stop Malekith's endless war. And the one hero who could turn the tide...is stranded where no one can reach him. With Thor trapped in the land of the Frost Giants and the forces of...

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CraigR added War of the Realms to their pull list Jun 3, 2019

War of the Realms

Asgard. Alfheim. Heven. Jotunheim. Muspelheim. Niffleheim. Nidavellir. Svartalfheim. Vanaheim. All of the Ten Realms have fallen to Malekith and his army except one: Midgard. Home to Thor's beloved humans. Home to heroes and gods alike. Now, at last, it burns. And Thor won't even be there to see it.
All hell breaks loose in New York City as Ma...

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CraigR rated Witchblade #13 Jun 2, 2019
7.0

Witchblade #13

By: Caitlin Kittredge, Roberta Ingranata
Released: Apr 17, 2019

NEW STORY ARC!
"LAST DAYS," Part One-Transported five years into the future by the shockwave of a failed spell, Alex, Ash, and Majil must find a way back home-but the New York they knew is gone, and an apocalyptic wasteland ruled by demons stands between them and their ticket back to the present.

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CraigR rated Robyn Hood: Outlaw #3 May 27, 2019
7.0

Robyn Hood: Outlaw #3

By: Howard Mackie, Babisu Kourtis
Released: Apr 10, 2019

Still on the run for a crime she didn't commit, Robyn falls in with a band of rogues and begins casing out a job she may not want to do but that might ultimately help her clear her name.

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CraigR rated Gretel #2 May 27, 2019
8.0

Gretel #2

By: Ben Meares, Allan Otero
Released: Apr 17, 2019

Reunited with her long-lost mentor, Samuel, Gretel must act fast to unravel the mystery of her apocalyptic premonition before it comes to pass. Pursued by a horde of creatures summoned by a ghost from her past, can Gretel and Samuel fight their way through? And even if they can, will they be any closer to the truth?

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CraigR rated Oz: Heart of Magic #1 May 27, 2019
6.5

Oz: Heart of Magic #1

By: Terry Kavanagh, Marcelo Mueller
Released: Apr 17, 2019

The Realm of Oz is back!
Last we saw Dorothy she was trapped in a body that isn't hers by the evil Wizard of Oz, cut off from most of her loyal followers and exiled from the Emerald City. Now on the run through increasingly forbidding lands, with the very heart of the realm itself on the line, will she be able to protect herself and more impor...

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CraigR added Oz: Heart of Magic to their pull list May 27, 2019

Oz: Heart of Magic

The Realm of Oz is back!
Last we saw Dorothy she was trapped in a body that isn't hers by the evil Wizard of Oz, cut off from most of her loyal followers and exiled from the Emerald City. Now on the run through increasingly forbidding lands, with the very heart of the realm itself on the line, will she be able to protect herself and more impor...

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CraigR rated Livewire #4 May 10, 2019
7.0

Livewire #4

By: Vita Ayala, Raul Allen
Released: Mar 13, 2019

Once, Livewire dreamed of devoting herself to the betterment of humankind. Now, her most steadfastly held ideals are about to be tested like never before as she struggles to stay alive in the clutches of a fearsome new foe! But who is the mysterious psiot mercenary hunting her...and more importantly, who do they work for?

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CraigR rated The Forgotten Queen #3 May 9, 2019
7.0

The Forgotten Queen #3

By: Tini Howard, Amilcar Pinna
Released: Apr 24, 2019

One of Valiant's deadliest villains continues to wage war wherever she goes!
Heartbreak and violence as the woman known as War-Monger meets her match in the deserts of Mongolia.
Seeking vengeance, Vexana the War-Monger finds a kindred spirit in the man who would become known as Dracula - Vlad Tepes, warlord of Wallachia!
Great for fans ...

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5.5

Bloodshot: Rising Spirit #6

By: Kevin Grevioux, Rags Morales
Released: Apr 24, 2019

New story arc! "A GUY NAMED RAY," Part 1.
The definitive origin story of the Unrelenting Supersoldier races forward!
Two of the leaders of the Bloodshot team find themselves on thin ice with their bosses at Project Rising Spirit. With little left to lose, they decide to take down PRS - and they have the perfect weapon to use!
For fans o...

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2.0

I actively hate this series now.

Bloodshot: Rising Spirit #6

By: Kevin Grevioux, Rags Morales
Released: Apr 24, 2019

New story arc! "A GUY NAMED RAY," Part 1.
The definitive origin story of the Unrelenting Supersoldier races forward!
Two of the leaders of the Bloodshot team find themselves on thin ice with their bosses at Project Rising Spirit. With little left to lose, they decide to take down PRS - and they have the perfect weapon to use!
For fans o...

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CraigR rated Punk Mambo #1 May 7, 2019
8.0

Punk Mambo #1

By: Cullen Bunn, Adam Gorham
Released: Apr 24, 2019

Punk Mambo is a hard-living voodoo priestess who grew up in London, then relocated to the Bayou. Now, she's a mystical mercenary for hire.
In her first-ever solo series, Punk Mambo investigates a series of abductions in the New Orleans Gutter Punk scene, stumbling upon a deadlier mystery that takes her to the haunted shores of Haiti.
From w...

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CraigR added Punk Mambo to their pull list May 7, 2019

Punk Mambo

Punk Mambo is a hard-living voodoo priestess who grew up in London, then relocated to the Bayou. Now, she's a mystical mercenary for hire.
In her first-ever solo series, Punk Mambo investigates a series of abductions in the New Orleans Gutter Punk scene, stumbling upon a deadlier mystery that takes her to the haunted shores of Haiti.
From w...

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8.0

Van Helsing: Sword of Heaven #6

By: Chuck Dixon, Julius Abrera
Released: Apr 3, 2019

Trapped in a palace of the dead! The immortal and malignant Prince Sawar thinks he'll hold Liesel captive for the rest of her life. But nobody puts the legendary vampire killer in the corner! With the help of an unlikely alley, Liesel Van Helsing must escape this madhouse of horror before she loses her life or her mind!

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CraigR rated Zodiac #2 May 6, 2019
6.5

Zodiac #2

By: Joe Brusha
Released: Mar 27, 2019

Zodiac's mission has brought him to New Orleans and its clearly his kind of town. After some excitement on Bourbon Street he traces the Order of Tarot to their hidden base in a graveyard outside the city. A army of zombies controlled by the Voodoo Priest, Baron Samedi, is there to greet him and Zodiac quickly makes them wish they had stayed dead. B...

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CraigR rated Detective Comics #1002 May 6, 2019
7.0

Detective Comics #1002

By: Peter J. Tomasi, Brad Walker
Released: Apr 24, 2019

Batman's first battle with the Arkham Knight was as brutal as they come...but things are about to get worse, as one of his most important allies jumps into the fray, and ends up in far over their head!

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CraigR rated Hellchild: Blood Money #1 May 6, 2019
8.0

Hellchild: Blood Money #1

By: Ralph Tedesco, Butch Mapa
Released: Apr 3, 2019

Angelica Blackstone aka "Hellchild" takes a high paying gig as a bodyguard for the lowlife son of a wealthy politician. But some jobs aren't worth the money as Angelica soon finds that the men after her client are involved in something so disturbing that she can't help but get pulled in. John Wick meets Jessica Jones in this explosive, action-packe...

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CraigR added Hellchild: Blood Money to their pull list May 6, 2019

Hellchild: Blood Money

Angelica Blackstone aka "Hellchild" takes a high paying gig as a bodyguard for the lowlife son of a wealthy politician. But some jobs aren't worth the money as Angelica soon finds that the men after her client are involved in something so disturbing that she can't help but get pulled in. John Wick meets Jessica Jones in this explosive, action-packe...

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