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Kalaoui reviewed House of X #2 Aug 8, 2019
9.5

You certainly don't need me to tell you why you should read this one but I will anyway. In one issue Hikcman makes Moira the central most intriguing figure of X-men history period.
I needed charts and I got them. Thanks!!
Larraz and Gracia are the right choice for this and no single panel is wasted or neglected. Just beautiful work page after page!!

House of X #2

By: Jonathan Hickman, Pepe Larraz
Released: Aug 7, 2019

Learn the truth about one of the X-Men's closest allies...and then begin the fight for the future of mutantkind! Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (AVENGERS, SECRET WARS, FANTASTIC FOUR) continues reshaping the X-Men's world with Marvel Young Gun artist Pepe Larraz (EXTERMINATION, AVENGERS)!
Rated T+

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thorstone reviewed House of X #2 Aug 9, 2019
10

To say the least, just as Hickman and others promised, this issue is one that will be talked about for years to come. I didn't expect I would enjoy this series as much as I have so far. Honestly, I feel like the lack of truly engaging/interesting X-stories in the past few years has made me lose interest in that side of Marvel, to the point that I wasn't expecting this to get me to love X-Men again more

House of X #2

By: Jonathan Hickman, Pepe Larraz
Released: Aug 7, 2019

Learn the truth about one of the X-Men's closest allies...and then begin the fight for the future of mutantkind! Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (AVENGERS, SECRET WARS, FANTASTIC FOUR) continues reshaping the X-Men's world with Marvel Young Gun artist Pepe Larraz (EXTERMINATION, AVENGERS)!
Rated T+

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Linkush reviewed House of X #2 Aug 7, 2019
10

House of X continues to be an engaging, thought-provoking, unique experience that you don't want to miss. This issue left me speechless. Simply put - It's a masterpiece.

House of X #2

By: Jonathan Hickman, Pepe Larraz
Released: Aug 7, 2019

Learn the truth about one of the X-Men's closest allies...and then begin the fight for the future of mutantkind! Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (AVENGERS, SECRET WARS, FANTASTIC FOUR) continues reshaping the X-Men's world with Marvel Young Gun artist Pepe Larraz (EXTERMINATION, AVENGERS)!
Rated T+

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thecomiccookebook reviewed House of X #2 Aug 7, 2019
10

I am speechless. My excitement for Hickman on X-Men has doubled since the previous issues. It's a joy to see Pepe Larraz still on his A-game which is especially impressive considering the bi-weekly schedule for both him and Silva. I'm not going to spoil or say anything else, just read it!

House of X #2

By: Jonathan Hickman, Pepe Larraz
Released: Aug 7, 2019

Learn the truth about one of the X-Men's closest allies...and then begin the fight for the future of mutantkind! Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (AVENGERS, SECRET WARS, FANTASTIC FOUR) continues reshaping the X-Men's world with Marvel Young Gun artist Pepe Larraz (EXTERMINATION, AVENGERS)!
Rated T+

Atomichound reviewed House of X #2 Aug 10, 2019
10

Let’s face it folks, this is not just a great story, it’s a potential industry game changer. If anyone doubts that comics are an art form - not just entertainment - this is an exhibit alongside stories like Dark Knight Returns and Watchmen. The fact this is happening under the Marvel banner is, in my opinion, something we haven’t seen since Jim Shooter was EIC or maybe even the 1960’s wh more

House of X #2

By: Jonathan Hickman, Pepe Larraz
Released: Aug 7, 2019

Learn the truth about one of the X-Men's closest allies...and then begin the fight for the future of mutantkind! Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (AVENGERS, SECRET WARS, FANTASTIC FOUR) continues reshaping the X-Men's world with Marvel Young Gun artist Pepe Larraz (EXTERMINATION, AVENGERS)!
Rated T+

8.5

A very pleasant surprise! Well written, in particular the dialogue is snappy and the characters each have chance to shine. Not sure about Damian’s sudden change out of No Justice but I’m sticking around to see where this goes. Recommended!!

Teen Titans Vol. 4: Full Throttle

By: Adam Glass, Robson Rocha

Tag along with the Teen Titans as they discover a new beginning without the supervision of their elders. Introducing brand-new characters like Crush, Lobo's illegitimate daughter; Roundhouse, a shape-shifting superhero noob, and Djinn, an 8,000-year-old genie who's just been let out of her bottle. With a new team behind him, Robin is building somet...

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Supes' soups reviewed Dark Nights: Metal #6 Mar 29, 2018
8.0

This event got a little too crazy for its own good and I feel like its overambitious reach didn't end up with a very coherent story. Still I admire Snyder's effort for a such a huge undertaking. Regardless of how I felt about this odd finale, it moves the DC universe forward and is forcing it to evolve for better or worse. I can tell Capullo grew tired as this event concluded as the artwork isn't more

Dark Nights: Metal #6

By: Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo
Released: Mar 28, 2018

All roads lead...to darkness. In the devastating and epic conclusion to DC's cataclysmic event series, heroes from across the universe make their final charge into the unknown to battle the forces of the Dark Multiverse! Space and time, dreams and nightmares, all will collide - and what is left at the end will leave the DC Universe irrevocably chan...

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DarioV reviewed Dark Nights: Metal #6 Mar 28, 2018
5.0

Barely acceptable. Like most Snyder comics the ending is a let down and this is no different. The whole event was a messy mash-up of things that make no sense, classic deus ex machina scenarios, where for no reason Barbatos always has a plan and for no reason the heroes always have a way to counter it. This story doesn't have plot holes, because it has no plot: everything happens exactly at the co more

Dark Nights: Metal #6

By: Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo
Released: Mar 28, 2018

All roads lead...to darkness. In the devastating and epic conclusion to DC's cataclysmic event series, heroes from across the universe make their final charge into the unknown to battle the forces of the Dark Multiverse! Space and time, dreams and nightmares, all will collide - and what is left at the end will leave the DC Universe irrevocably chan...

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Akshay - Mar 28, 2018

then you didn't understand the concept

DarioV - Mar 28, 2018

Could be. What am I missing?

Atomichound reviewed Dark Nights: Metal #6 May 22, 2019
3.0

Messy. Noisy. Overrated.

Dark Nights: Metal #6

By: Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo
Released: Mar 28, 2018

All roads lead...to darkness. In the devastating and epic conclusion to DC's cataclysmic event series, heroes from across the universe make their final charge into the unknown to battle the forces of the Dark Multiverse! Space and time, dreams and nightmares, all will collide - and what is left at the end will leave the DC Universe irrevocably chan...

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Sal reviewed Detective Comics #1000 Mar 28, 2019
8.0

Jam-packed with tales from a multitude of talented creators, this anthology is a worthy tribute to 80 years of the World’s Greatest Detective.

I find it difficult to review a book like this. As with any compilation there will be some tales that are better than others. A character like Batman has many interpretations and writers and artists continue to find new ways to tell stories wi more

Detective Comics #1000

By: Peter J. Tomasi, Neal Adams
Released: Mar 27, 2019

After 80 years, it's here-the 1,000th issue of DETECTIVE COMICS, the title that literally defines DC! This 96-page issue is stacked with an unbelievable lineup of talent that will take you on a journey through Batman's past, present and future...plus a sensational epilogue that features the first-ever DC Universe appearance of the deadly Arkham Kni...

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Atomichound reviewed Detective Comics #1000 Mar 30, 2019
10

Great proof there’s no need to write for the trade! I enjoyed all of the stories. When looking at some of the writer/artist combos, I was initially a little quizzical. For instance, how do you not have O’neil And Adams together? But, when I saw it was Priest and Adams, I was totally into it. Great, great retrospective issue. Some stories are better than others, of course, but I have no r more

Detective Comics #1000

By: Peter J. Tomasi, Neal Adams
Released: Mar 27, 2019

After 80 years, it's here-the 1,000th issue of DETECTIVE COMICS, the title that literally defines DC! This 96-page issue is stacked with an unbelievable lineup of talent that will take you on a journey through Batman's past, present and future...plus a sensational epilogue that features the first-ever DC Universe appearance of the deadly Arkham Kni...

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Atomichound reviewed Aquaman #1 Jul 11, 2016
8.5

Good debut! Story was tense, tight and straightforward. Good art, solid pacing. Plenty here to make me a happy (and returning) customer.

Aquaman #1

By: Dan Abnett, Brad Walker
Released: Jun 22, 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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Atomichound reviewed Justice League #50 Jul 9, 2016
6.5

This review is for the total storyline, not just this issue. Overstuffed, drawn out and a labor to read at times - but with some neat things thrown in, as well. I found the end of the chapters to be compelling, more so than the events that led up to them. This could have been scaled back to about 6 issues, simplified and been an all time epic. In short, this should have been DC's Kree-Skrull W more

Justice League #50

By: Geoff Johns, Jason Fabok
Released: May 25, 2016

This is it!! The massive, 48-page conclusion to the critically-acclaimed "DARKSEID WAR" can hardly be contained between two covers! Don't miss the final fates of the world's greatest heroes and villains, along with world-changing revelations for Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman. It doesn't get bigger than this as DC's monthly super hero event comi...

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2.0

Crazy, loony stuff abounds. Weird Science review nails it. Wow. Just, wow.

Superman: The Coming of the Supermen #6

By: Neal Adams
Released: Jul 6, 2016

Superman's final confrontation with the army of Darkseid is at hand! What will be the fate of the three new Supermen, and what is the secret of Krypton?!

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Gizmo reviewed Justice League #50 May 28, 2016
5.5

*Spoilers ahead* Oh man, where do I start with this? Geoff Johns throws in everything but the kitchen sink and I admit that it's impressive how it all clicks together, but some things just don't make sense. The baby is a weird wildcard, his power set seems to come from his father, but I don't know why the Crime Syndicate would assume that he'd specifically inherit that genetically... Well, I guess more

Justice League #50

By: Geoff Johns, Jason Fabok
Released: May 25, 2016

This is it!! The massive, 48-page conclusion to the critically-acclaimed "DARKSEID WAR" can hardly be contained between two covers! Don't miss the final fates of the world's greatest heroes and villains, along with world-changing revelations for Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman. It doesn't get bigger than this as DC's monthly super hero event comi...

8.5

4001 A.D.: X-O Manowar #1

By: Robert Venditti, Clayton Henry
Released: May 11, 2016

ROCKETING OUT OF THE PAGES OF 4001 A.D...the present and future of Valiant's #1 hero come together for an essential standalone chapter at the heart of the summer's blockbuster comics event!

How did the rise of Earth's most powerful hero lead to humanity's ultimate destruction? Just what was the War of the X-O Manowars...and how did its cat...

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6.0

Superman: The Coming of the Supermen #5

By: Neal Adams
Released: Jun 1, 2016

Superman and the New Gods launch their plan to free the young boy and his dog from his Apokolips prison, but Darkseid's ultimate prize is within sight, and the only person standing in his way is...Lex Luthor?!

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10

What a great, great book. Thrilling throughout the story and a fight that is the the stuff of legend. A great finale to an overall fine series, regardless of whether "it counts".

Superman: American Alien #7

By: Max Landis, Jock
Released: May 18, 2016

After a massive explosion rocks downtown Metropolis, Clark finds himself face-to-face with a white-skinned alien riding a flying motorcycle-and the eyes of the world are all on this so-called Superman! But when Clark's attempt at reason fails and the bounty hunter reveals some unpleasant truths about Clark's own alien origin, a brutal showdown begi...

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Joe reviewed Superman: American Alien #7 May 18, 2016
10

This issue out of all 7 was, in my opinion, the best. I kind of saw this series as a sequence of events that add together to teach Clark to be Superman, putting together the elements that make him who he is. This issue is the climax, that show Superman at his first truly difficult moment, fighting an enemy who can actually hurt him. Add in some great interactions with Lois, an awesome fight scene, more

Superman: American Alien #7

By: Max Landis, Jock
Released: May 18, 2016

After a massive explosion rocks downtown Metropolis, Clark finds himself face-to-face with a white-skinned alien riding a flying motorcycle-and the eyes of the world are all on this so-called Superman! But when Clark's attempt at reason fails and the bounty hunter reveals some unpleasant truths about Clark's own alien origin, a brutal showdown begi...

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9.0

Exciting final issue, and a fight sequence with Lobo that is worth the cover price alone!

Superman: American Alien #7

By: Max Landis, Jock
Released: May 18, 2016

After a massive explosion rocks downtown Metropolis, Clark finds himself face-to-face with a white-skinned alien riding a flying motorcycle-and the eyes of the world are all on this so-called Superman! But when Clark's attempt at reason fails and the bounty hunter reveals some unpleasant truths about Clark's own alien origin, a brutal showdown begi...

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Atomichound reviewed DC Universe: Rebirth #1 May 25, 2016
10

BAM! A complete home run by Johns, et al. For a comics veteran of 50 years, few moments catch me off guard...but the closing scene of this book is epic! Congrats to all involved. Maybe not the greatest entry point for the uninitiated, but I believe it will spur interest in the back story and boy, is there a lot of it.

DC Universe: Rebirth #1

By: Geoff Johns, Gary Frank
Released: May 25, 2016

It all begins here. Do not skip to the last page. Do not let a friend or message board ruin this comic for you. The future (and past) of the DC Universe starts here. Don't say we didn't warn you!
THEY SAID IT: "Rebirth is about focusing in on the core of the character and their respective universe," says writer and DC Entertainment Chief Creati...

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Supes' soups reviewed DC Universe: Rebirth #1 May 25, 2016
10

I'm feeling pretty good about DC's future after reading this. Of course DC could still eventually ruin themselves but for the rest of the year, I think their books will be solid reads. I'm glad they're not trying to just throw things against the wall and see what sticks like they did with New 52. Welcome back Wally.

DC Universe: Rebirth #1

By: Geoff Johns, Gary Frank
Released: May 25, 2016

It all begins here. Do not skip to the last page. Do not let a friend or message board ruin this comic for you. The future (and past) of the DC Universe starts here. Don't say we didn't warn you!
THEY SAID IT: "Rebirth is about focusing in on the core of the character and their respective universe," says writer and DC Entertainment Chief Creati...

10

Bam! Valiant hits a moon shot of a home run on this issue. Lot of fun and highly recommended.

A&A: The Adventures of Archer and Armstrong #2

By: Rafer Roberts, David Lafuente
Released: Apr 13, 2016

Reunited...and it doesn't feel so good!

After following Armstrong into the depths of his infinite satchel in a search for booze, Archer and his partner, history's most inebriated immortal, have found themselves prisoners of ...uh...what's this villain's name again? Armstrong may not be able to remember what their captor, Bacchus, is all ab...

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Atomichound reviewed Legends of Tomorrow #1 Mar 27, 2016
8.0

Interesting re-introduction to some old characters. My personal rankings were close to the order of the book itself; 1. Firestorm, 2. Metamorpho, 3. Metal Men, and 4. Sugar and Spike. All are entertaining and well done with some imaginative twists along the way. Without any discussion of content, I found them all engaging and character driven. While unsure when I purchased it, I am pulling fo more

Legends of Tomorrow #1

By: Gerry Conway, Bilquis Evely
Released: Mar 16, 2016

It's four powerhouse tales in one colossal comic, as some of comics' most legendary talents launch new tales of Firestorm, Metamorpho, Metal Men and Sugar and Spike-that's right, Sugar and Spike!

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Atomichound reviewed Titans Hunt #5 Feb 20, 2016
8.0

Good art and great characters! The story is a little slow developing, but has held my interest. I re-read each issue and find they are better on a second read.

Titans Hunt #5

By: Dan Abnett, Paulo Siqueira
Released: Feb 17, 2016

Titans: together at last? As the evil Mr. Twister continues to plague our heroes from the shadows, a deadly reunion draws near. But as hope fades, a mysterious third party emerges to join the fray

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4.0

Not a good issue. Bad dialogue; forced, stilted and just not entertaining. Artwork very inconsistent. Rebirth can't come soon enough.

Batman And Robin Eternal #20

By: Scott Snyder, Tony Kordos
Released: Feb 17, 2016

Everything that can go wrong does in both the past and the present! Batman spent years believing Mother was deadand when you see their blood-soaked confrontation, youll know why! Now that shes returned in the modern day, Batmans allies will find themselves under siege from a world-destroying weapon they never saw coming! And on top of everythingHar...

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Atomichound reviewed The Valiant #2 Feb 7, 2016
10

Like many other reviewers, I find the accessibility and character driven story to be outstanding. I occasionally go through my extensive library and find some books that i will recommend to non-comic readers. The list consists of titles that are familiar to many who spend time and money on comics. Sandman, The Dark Knight, All Star Superman, Demon in a Bottle, Kingdom Come, etc. The Valiant is more

The Valiant #2

By: Matt Kindt, Paolo Rivera
Released: Jan 21, 2015

From comic book superstars Jeff Lemire, Matt Kindt, and Paolo Rivera - the year's most epic new adventure ratchets up the stakes as Bloodshot is drafted into the eons-old war against mankind's oldest, darkest enemy!

The Immortal Enemy has crawled out from the black depths of history to destroy this generation's Geomancer and send Earth bac...

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Atomichound reviewed Faith (Mini-Series) #1 Jan 30, 2016
10

Great, great debut issue. Glad to see it get some widespread discussion. Valiant strikes again!

Faith (Mini-Series) #1

By: Jody Houser, Francis Portela
Released: Jan 27, 2016

FAITH BEGINS! VALIANT'S MOST DEMANDED HERO STEPS OUT OF HARBINGER...AND INTO AN ALL-NEW ADVENTURE!

Faith Herbert, the psionically gifted "psiot" known as Zephyr, has been a neglected child, a pawn of the Harbinger Foundation, and a washout with the government superteam called Unity. But now she's taking control of her life and becoming t...

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9.0

Don't get the lukewarm reception by some. A thoroughly enjoyable tale with some career best artwork from Doug Braithwaite. In this age of decompressed stories, Valiant delivers a thorough, and accessible, one and done tale.

Book Of Death: The Fall Of Bloodshot #1

By: Jeff Lemire, Doug Braithwaite
Released: Jul 22, 2015

Superstar creators Jeff Lemire (BLOODSHOT REBORN) and Doug Braithwaite (IMPERIUM) chronicle Bloodshot's ultimate fate in a visionary tale of present and future torn from the pages of BOOK OF DEATH!

The lovers he's known, the allies he's trusted... All will eventually return to dust... But will the nanites that transformed Bloodshot - ...

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2.0

This was a very weak issue; plot points that just don't add up - art that crossed the line from being simple to simplistic, especially for Gen13. Add in a dose of "does any of this really matter?" and you get an episode you'd really like to have back. I have actually enjoyed the Convergence tie-ins more than other reviewers, but this is an exception.

Convergence: Superman: Man of Steel #2

By: Louise Simonson, June Brigman
Released: May 13, 2015

STARRING HEROES FROM ZERO HOUR! Will Steel be forced to murder the Gen13 kids in cold blood? Well, what other way is there for him to save Metropolis?
This extra-sized issue includes a sneak peek at what's coming up in the DC Universe!

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