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Joined: Jun 18, 2015

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nlindsay added Tom King to their creator watch list Dec 29, 2015
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nlindsay reviewed Justice League of America #3 Sep 13, 2015
9.0

I like this book more and more with each new issue. The section with Rao in Africa taking cues from a philanthropist kid from North America was fantastic. And I've seen the whole 'split the league up and reduce their power/effectiveness' thing dozens and dozens of times, but this one feels....new? Keep it going Hitch. I didn't want to like this, but now I guess I'm loving it.

Justice League of America #3

By: Bryan Hitch
Released: Aug 26, 2015

Churches of Rao are being built all over the world. A new world religion has appeared seemingly overnight. Sick people are healed. The world suddenly knows peace. So whats wrong with this picture? The Justice League is about to violently find out.

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nlindsay reviewed Detective Comics #43 Aug 24, 2015
7.0

I m really getting in to the focus on the police here and there were some good layouts in the panel work - a very natural and intuitive flow. Just make this book full-on GCPD with RoboBat as the occasional heavy.

Detective Comics #43

By: Brian Buccellato, Fernando Blanco
Released: Aug 5, 2015

Batman and his new team are after a band of thieves in Gotham Citybut theyre about to develop a new weapon that will make them much harder to stop!

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nlindsay reviewed Justice League #43 Aug 20, 2015
8.0

Again, Fabok kills it. Some of the dialogue didn't flow as it should, and I caught two lettering errors, which affected my enjoyment of the story. Interesting that both Batman and Superman have been currupted, really only leaving Wonder Woman as an able leader. Flash is down, Shazam is (as always) a kid, Cyborg chimes in on technology and serves as transportation, and Green Lantern seems to be cas more

Justice League #43

By: Geoff Johns, Jason Fabok
Released: Aug 19, 2015

The Darkseid War event rages on as Batman takes a dark journey into the depths of Godhood and unlocks the forbidden knowledge of the DC universe! Meanwhile, arch-enemies Superman and Lex Luthor must stand together in order to survive, and Wonder Woman leads the Justice League in an offensive against the Anti-Monitor and Darkseid! But what is Grails...

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nlindsay reviewed Gotham Academy #9 Aug 17, 2015
7.0

Too rushed and disjointed. My favourite issues of the series slow it down and build character/ tone. My least favourite feel like episodes of Scooby-Doo. This time? It was the gym teacher! Zoinks!

Gotham Academy #9

By: Brenden Fletcher, Msassyk
Released: Aug 12, 2015

If the gang thought it was hard to keep up with their homework before, now theres a werewolf on campus at Gotham Academy! Talk about distractions!

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nlindsay reviewed Omega Men #3 Aug 13, 2015
8.5

I cannot believe this is a DC book! The art and the pacing of the writing scream indy masterpiece. What a great book. I'm in until the creative team is changed up.

Omega Men #3

By: Tom King, Barnaby Bagenda
Released: Aug 5, 2015

Save the princess! First, the treacherous Omega Men murder White Lantern Kyle Rayner in cold blood, then they steal a deadly Citadel warship, and now theyve absconded with Kalista, the exalted daughter of Euphorix. What cruelty will they perpetrate upon the sweet princess?

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nlindsay added Outcast By Kirkman & Azaceta to their pull list Aug 13, 2015

Outcast By Kirkman & Azaceta

NEW HORROR SERIES FROM THE WALKING DEAD CREATOR ROBERT KIRKMAN! Kyle Barnes has been plagued by demonic possession all his life and now he needs answers. Unfortunately, what he uncovers along the way could bring about the end of life on Earth as we know it.

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nlindsay added Wytches to their pull list Aug 13, 2015

Wytches

Across the globe, century after century, men and women were burned, drowned, hanged, tortured, imprisoned, persecuted, and murdered for witchcraft. None of them were witches. They died protecting a terrible and hidden truth: witches, real witches, are out there. They are ancient, elusive, and deadly creatures that are rarely seen and even more rare...

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nlindsay added The Fade Out to their pull list Aug 13, 2015

The Fade Out

The first project from their groundbreaking five-year deal at Image will have Brubaker and Phillips fans, old and new, at the edge of their seats, as they weave an epic crime story unlike anything they've done before.

Hollywood - 1948. A noir film stuck in endless reshoots. A writer plagued with nightmares from the war and a dangerous secr...

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nlindsay reviewed We Stand On Guard #2 Aug 6, 2015
9.0

Wow. A The Littlest Hobo reference?!? References to the Tar Sands of Alberta?!? Awesome. And as a true bilingual Canadian, I just love the French dialogue. It's like Vaughan is writing this book just for me and my similarly raised generation of 'Nucks. We are a small but loyal potential readership. I wonder what Yanks and younger readers take from the book without a full comprehension/appreciati more

We Stand On Guard #2

By: Brian K. Vaughan, Steve Skroce
Released: Aug 5, 2015

The summer blockbuster from BRIAN K. VAUGHAN and STEVE SKROCE continues, as the futuristic conflict between the Canadian freedom fighters and their American occupiers takes a shocking turn!

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nlindsay reviewed Airboy #3 Aug 6, 2015
8.0

I still enjoyed it, but preferred the initial juxtaposition of the character in the creators' world to this one where the creators are coming to grips with the character's reality. And is it just me, or do we get one outrageous sex scene and two jokes about Hinkles's anaconda per issue? As others have pointed out, the writer's epiphanic moment felt a touch forced and phoney here - too bad consider more

Airboy #3

By: James Robinson, Greg Hinkle
Released: Aug 5, 2015

The drug, booze and sex fueled actions of JAMES ROBINSON and GREG HINKLE have pushed Airboy to the brink. And, in order to straighten these two degenerates out, he's taken them to his world: a steampunk arena of Allies vs. Nazis. But will the experience change James and Greg for the better? Will they finally see the light? Or will they corrupt this...

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nlindsay reviewed Gotham By Midnight Annual #1 Jul 30, 2015
7.0

Not as good as the monthly, but the setup for Gent. Ghost to return and plague our team will pay out later. The cleaner more traditional artwork was not what I needed here, but the interplay between the two detectives and the threat that GG provided made for a good noir ghost story.

Gotham By Midnight Annual #1

By: Ray Fawkes, Christian Duce
Released: Jul 29, 2015

Get set for a tale of love and vengeance in this centuries-old mystery for the Midnight Shift - and the Gentlemen Ghost!

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nlindsay reviewed Southern Bastards #10 Jul 30, 2015
8.0

Finally! A villain I can really hate. No chance the Jason's pull any type of sympathetic note out of Eslaw's bio - despite his religious daddy issues. This guy is just plain nasty. I wonder if his 'no finess, hit em hard' philosophy will put him at odds with the new bowman hinted at in the letters pages? And speaking of the extras after the story, that essay/rationale by Latour regarding his aweso more

Southern Bastards #10

By: Jason Aaron, Jason Latour
Released: Jul 29, 2015

On the eve of the most important game of the season, Esaw Goings is having a hard time juggling his duties as enforcer of Coach Boss’s criminal empire, as well being an assistant coach for the Runnin’ Rebs. Football or murder, blood’s gonna get spilled either way.

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nlindsay reviewed Mayday #4 Jul 28, 2015
8.0

The fake-out at the end was quite good, as the bonus previews from the previous three issues are replaced with something else here. Still don't know a thing about that cross-dresser from the last issue, but this finale does wrap up in a satisfying way, with multiple layers to the fictional narrative. It's complex in the best ways, but like a lot of interpretive art, it leaves you really wanting to more

Mayday #4

By: Curt Pires, Chris Peterson
Released: Jul 22, 2015

Route 66. The end of the line. Welcome to Black Hole Sun.

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nlindsay reviewed Mayday #3 Jul 28, 2015
7.5

A few cool moments with non-linear storytelling, but the backgrounds need more attention as the art gets more stylized in this issue. But please tell me what is going on with the bookends of the cross-dresser on the first and last page. And where did my notes go? Loved those things at the bottom of the page in issue two. No doubt about it though - each issue seems to have a different "thing" going more

Mayday #3

By: Curt Pires, Chris Peterson
Released: Jun 24, 2015

Mayday #3 is a comic book. With boys and girls and guns and pig people and holes in spacetime and Los Angeles. What are you waiting for? Just read it. You'll love it. Trust me, I'm a doctor. The third issue of the smash hit by Curt Pires and Chris Peterson is here.

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nlindsay reviewed Mayday #2 Jul 28, 2015
9.0

Okay. Something happened here. This comic just got a lot 'smarter'. The villain is shown to have crossed over with the protagonist via flashback. Neat. The origin of the villain's insanity is depicted and echoes back to a rant he gave in issue #1. Strong. But then there is a forth-wall breaking bit of post-modernism (or "meta" as the internet seems to love to call it). Very cool. And the notes? In more

Mayday #2

By: Curt Pires, Chris Peterson
Released: May 27, 2015

The body count is rising. Terrance and Kleio are the only ones who know about the cult's plot. But can they stop it? Do they want to? Also: A Party at the Coppola Mansion and the origin of Daddy Long Legs.

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nlindsay reviewed Mayday #1 Jul 28, 2015
7.5

Had to work to read some of the panels in terms of where characters were in the space, also when multiple scenes were presented simultaneously and because after-party hotel shots of passed out nude girls seem to be a common setting here. But I like how the characters talk and act like the people I know; these people seem to have ended up how we would have if we wouldn't have embraced societal resp more

Mayday #1

By: Curt Pires, Chris Peterson
Released: Mar 25, 2015

A washed-up, drug-addicted screenwriter and a transgender bartender stumble onto a Satanic cult's plan to sacrifice people all across LA (geomapped in the form of a pentagram, of course) and bring on Armageddon. As our intrepid, damaged heroes embark on a suicide mission to stop the crazy cultists, even they wonder if this is all really happening o...

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nlindsay reviewed Batman/Superman #22 Jul 28, 2015
5.5

The dialogue doesn't feel right at all, the plot is basic and clunky, and for the first time in a long time Syaf doesn't bring the ruckus with his pencils. A skippable issue.

Batman/Superman #22

By: Greg Pak, Vicente Cifuentes
Released: Jul 8, 2015

The Superman epic you never expected TRUTH continues! Can Superman accept the truth about his new partner? Featuring the all-new Batman!

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nlindsay reviewed Detective Comics #42 Jul 27, 2015
7.0

More cops, less Batman focus and more interesting artwork, and we'll have a winner. Poor Detectice Comics. From Daniel to Layman/Fabok to this current team, to the next one - no one can find their footing on this title. We need a nice long consistent GCPD run with lots of detective work going on. And the occasional cameo from Bats. If the main book is summer blockbuster, this one has to be charact more

Detective Comics #42

By: Brian Buccellato, Fernando Blanco
Released: Jul 1, 2015

The all-new Batman tries to find his place in Gotham City! But how can he manage his already uneasy relationship with the GCPD?

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nlindsay reviewed Detective Comics #41 Jul 27, 2015
7.5

This gives me the story of character reactions and hesitations about the idea of a new Officer Batman that was missing from Snyder's book - which I liked. But I need better art. I know we were spoiled by Manapul, bit the pencils need more dynamics, especially in the action sequences. Seeing Montoya back with Harv is nice though.

Detective Comics #41

By: Brian Buccellato, Francis Manapul
Released: Jun 10, 2015

Following the events of Endgame, get ready to ride with the GCPD in a whole new city! Harvey Bullock is leading a Bat task force, but what are his duties, and can he be trusted? And what kind of welcome awaits his new partner, Renee Montoya?

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nlindsay reviewed Batman #42 Jul 27, 2015
7.5

Was it just me, or did Officer Batman's second encounter with a villain read exactly like his first? His know-it-all attitude when it comes to the identities of street thugs is alright, but also feels repeated. And that sleek non-armoured suit does look good. The full Bruce reveal and Gordon confronting him didn't need to be doubled up in the last few pages.

Batman #42

By: Scott Snyder, FCO Plascencia
Released: Jul 8, 2015

More surprises around every corner as the all-new Batman hits the streets of Gotham City!

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nlindsay reviewed Batman #41 Jul 27, 2015
8.0

Good to see Julia, not sure if I bought Gordon's physical transformation, but with his uncertainty it doesn't always feel like Jim Gordon. In the field he's still obviously a cop, and the creators did a good job showing why he was the only pick to go into the suit. The self-referential humour was appreciated too.

Batman #41

By: Scott Snyder, Danny Miki
Released: Jun 10, 2015

The all-new Batman makes his debut! Who is he, and what happens next? Find out here as a new era begins in Gotham City!

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nlindsay reviewed Superman/Wonder Woman #18 Jul 27, 2015
6.5

The dialogue be is silly at times, and a few plot points seem ridiculous and unnecessaryy - like the two leads putting on a disguise for two pages. And Clark comes off as the worst boyfriend...just talking about how hard his childhood was while Diana sits there and nods and listens to his selfish pity party.

Superman/Wonder Woman #18

By: Peter J. Tomasi, Doug Mahnke
Released: Jun 17, 2015

The epic new storyline "TRUTH" continues! As the pressure mounts, a relationship is tested!

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nlindsay reviewed Action Comics #41 Jul 27, 2015
8.0

Good moments of real heart in the writing out balance the few moments of cheese. Solid artwork throughout, but we've only got background in around half the panels.

Action Comics #41

By: Greg Pak, Aaron Kuder
Released: Jun 3, 2015

The epic new storyline TRUTH begins! For Superman, theres no more holding back!

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nlindsay reviewed Omega Men #1 Jul 26, 2015
7.5

The level of violence in this surprised me. And I clearly missed something critical in the 8 page preview. But I 'get' the struggle and met a few of the characters, and with King at the helm, I'm confident this title will only get bigger and better.

Omega Men #1

By: Tom King, Barnaby Bagenda
Released: Jun 3, 2015

The Omega Men are back in an all-new series! Theyve murdered White Lantern Kyle Rayner and now, the universe wants them to pay! Who are these intergalactic criminals and is there more to their actions than meets the eye?

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nlindsay reviewed Omega Men #2 Jul 26, 2015
8.0

In King, I have great faith. And Bagenda's art is in my preferred style. Issue two tells more story tp than issue one, and I like it.

Omega Men #2

By: Tom King, Barnaby Bagenda
Released: Jul 1, 2015

What do you do after the entire galaxy watches you murder the White Lantern Kyle Rayner? Run.

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nlindsay reviewed Grayson #10 Jul 24, 2015
9.0

Very good stuff here. Dick continues to face moral dilemmas the way we all hope we would - with instinct and clarity and bravado. Is he the ost likeable hero in comics? He channels James Bond in his initial actions this issue, and channels Batman himself in his final action.

Grayson #10

By: Tim Seeley, Mikel Janin
Released: Jul 22, 2015

For the first time since FOREVER EVIL, Dick Grayson comes face-to-face with Lex Luthor!

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nlindsay reviewed Gotham By Midnight #7 Jul 24, 2015
9.5

That was awesome! Sustained tension throughout, and this was the first time since Templesmith left the book that I loved the artwork. In fact Ferreyra trumps Templesmith by finally getting the character models consistent throughout. I love how Fawkes gets the various forces (internal investigations, supernatural demons, the Spectre himself) that threaten our character to converge, and I love how h more

Gotham By Midnight #7

By: Ray Fawkes, Juan Ferreyra
Released: Jul 22, 2015

The responsibilities of the Midnight Shift can take its toll on even the bravest. What trials has Lt. Weaver endured and has he reached his breaking point?

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nlindsay reviewed Cyborg #1 Jul 24, 2015
7.0

I wanted to love this, but it simply did not deliver as it should have. Reis is the man, but I'm not sure he does technology all that well, which is what Cyborg and his new crew of villains is all about. Remember Aquaman #1? It had a nice fresh take on the classic character, built some heartfelt moments, had a few laughs, and had stunning Reis artwork? Yeah, Cyborg #1 doesn't approach that level o more

Cyborg #1

By: David F. Walker, Adriano Lucas
Released: Jul 22, 2015

The machine that gives Cyborg his powers is evolving! The only problem is that machine is his body and he has no idea what's causing these changes!

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nlindsay reviewed The Disciples #2 Jul 24, 2015
6.5

Just not enough story for my four bucks. The art was often quite good, especially the colours and the facial expressions. But the story didn't move enough or have enough weight for me. I'm out on this series.

The Disciples #2

By: Steve Niles, Christopher Mitten
Released: Jul 22, 2015

Despite foreboding premonitions, interstellar private investigators Dagmar, Rick, and Jules land on Jupiter's moon Ganymede... and, to their horror, our doomed heroes realize things are far worse than they could have imagined. One will die this issue... and that's the lucky one.

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