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jac's picks dropped Extraordinary X-Men from their pull list Mar 30, 2017

Extraordinary X-Men

The fate of mutantkind is decided here! Staring down the threat of extinction once more, veteran X-Man Storm pulls together the team she'll need to ensure her race's survival. Together, these EXTRAORDINARY X-MEN will struggle with the familiar burden of being hated and feared, while facing threats the likes of which they've never seen. Here's hopin...

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jac's picks added Kamandi Challenge to their pull list Mar 27, 2017

Kamandi Challenge

Prepare to take part in one of the greatest adventures from the infinite future of the DC Universe, and join the industry's top creative teams in a round-robin, no-holds-barred, storytelling extravaganza titled THE KAMANDI CHALLENGE! Born from the mind of Jack "King" Kirby, the post apocalyptic Earth of Kamandi has been a fan favorite for decades, ...

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jac's picks added Thanos (2016) to their pull list Mar 27, 2017

Thanos (2016)

EVIL HAS BEEN UNLEASHED ON THE UNIVERSE.
Thanos, possibly the most evil individual in the Marvel Universe, is back...and he's out for vengeance on all who would oppose him. Unfortunately for the Mad Titan, he's also heading for an unexpected reckoning...with his family. Take an ongoing walk on the dark side of the galaxy, following the deadly t...

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jac's picks added Dark Knight III: The Master Race to their pull list Mar 27, 2017

Dark Knight III: The Master Race

The epic ending you never saw coming is here because you demanded it! The Dark Knight rises again to face the dawn of the master race!

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jac's picks added Ultimates 2 (2016) to their pull list Mar 27, 2017

Ultimates 2 (2016)

    Who - or what - is the Cosmic Jailer? What being is powerful enough to chain Eternity itself? That is the mystery Galactus must solve - before it's too late. Ultimate problems require ultimate solutions, and Galactus will call on those who helped cure his insatiable hunger. Captain Marvel, Black Panther, Blue Marvel, Spectru...

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jac's picks added Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur to their pull list Mar 27, 2017

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur

LUNELLA LAFAYETTE is a preteen super genius who wants to change the world-but learned the hard way that it takes MORE than just big brains. Fearful of the monstrous INHUMAN genes inside her, life is turned upside down when a savage, red-scaled tyrant is teleported from prehistoric past to a far-flung future we call TODAY. The pair are many things, ...

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jac's picks added Gamora to their pull list Mar 27, 2017

Gamora

Before the Guardians...there was Gamora!
From screenwriter Nicole Perlman-co-writer of the Guardians of the Galaxy screenplay-and Marvel superstar artist Marco Checchetto comes a killer new ongoing series! Once upon a time she was Thanos' heartless pet assassin and favorite daughter. Today, she is the backbone of the Guardians of the Galaxy, p...

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jac's picks added Descender to their pull list Mar 27, 2017

Descender

One young robot’s struggle to stay alive in a universe where all androids have been outlawed and bounty hunters lurk on every planet. A rip-roaring and heart-felt cosmic odyssey that pits humanity against machine, and world against world, to create a sprawling space opera from the creators of Trillium, Sweet Tooth, and Little Gotham.

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jac's picks added The Mighty Thor (2015) to their pull list Mar 27, 2017

The Mighty Thor (2015)

When DR. JANE FOSTER lifts the mystic hammer Mjolnir, she is transformed into the Goddess of Thunder, THE MIGHTY THOR! Her enemies are many, as Asgard descends further into chaos and war threatens to spread throughout the Ten Realms. Yet her greatest battle will be against a far more personal foe: the cancer that is killing her mortal form.

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jac's picks added Infamous Iron Man to their pull list Mar 27, 2017

Infamous Iron Man

There is a new Iron Man in town and his name is VICTOR VON DOOM. The greatest villain of the Marvel Universe will try something new. Where Tony Stark failed, Doom will succeed. What is Doom's Master Plan?
Rated T+

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jac's picks added Invincible Iron Man (2016) to their pull list Mar 27, 2017

Invincible Iron Man (2016)

From the violent streets of Chicago, a new armored hero rises! Clad in her very own Iron Man armor, Riri Williams is ready to show the Marvel Universe what she can do as the self-made hero of tomorrow. But is she ready for all the problems that come with stepping into Iron Man's jet boots? Where's a genius billionaire playboy philanthropist when yo...

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jac's picks added Black Hammer to their pull list Mar 27, 2017

Black Hammer

  A new story from the prodigious brain of Jeff Lemire (Descender), amazingly realized by Dean Ormston (The Sandman) and Dave Stewart (Hellboy)!
Once they were heroes, but that age has long since passed. Banished from existence by a multiversal crisis, the old champions of Spiral City-Abraham Slam, Golden Gail, Colonel Weird, Madame Dragonfly...

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jac's picks added Iron Fist (2017) to their pull list Mar 27, 2017

Iron Fist (2017)

THE GAUNTLET STARTS HERE!
K'un Lun is in ruins. The chi fueling Danny's fists is wavering. Is there a future for the Iron Fist? Danny Rand pushes himself to the breaking point, finding fights to prove his worth. But a bigger fight than he can handle may have found him...
Rated T+

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jac's picks added X-O Manowar (2017) to their pull list Mar 27, 2017

X-O Manowar (2017)

Born under the oppressive thumb of the Roman Empire, Aric of Dacia learned warfare at an early age.

It was amid such violence that he was abducted by an alien race. Forced into slavery, he survived where others perished. His escape would come from bonding with a weapon of immeasurable power: the X-O Manowar armor. With it, he returned to E...

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jac's picks added Doom Patrol (2016) to their pull list Mar 27, 2017

Doom Patrol (2016)

  The atoms are buzzing. The daydreams crowd sentient streets, and the creative team has been warned, "Turn back now or suffer the mighty consequence of sheer, psycho-maniacal mayhem." Generation-arsonists unite-this is DOOM PATROL, and the God of the Super Heroes is bleeding on the floor.
A blenderized reimagining of the ultimate series of t...

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jac's picks dropped Heavy Metal from their pull list Mar 27, 2017

Heavy Metal

Heavy Metal is heating up as guest editor R.G. Llarena presents the "Cyberpunk Meets Magic Realism" summer special! R.G. brings a volcanic team of talent to the table to kick the party season into high gear! Featuring Oscar Bazal, Bef, Alberto Calvo, Omar Estévez, Abraham Martínez, Axel Medellín, Moramike and much more! No time for a ...

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jac's picks dropped Rai from their pull list Mar 27, 2017

Rai

VALIANT FIRST begins in force this May with an all-new vision of the future in RAI #1 - a new monthly series from comics superstars Matt Kindt and Clayton Crain! The year is 4001 A.D. - led by the artificial intelligence called "Father," the island nation of Japan has expanded out of the Pacific and into geosynchronous orbit with the ravaged Earth...

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jac's picks dropped The Manhattan Projects: The Sun Beyond the Stars from their pull list Mar 27, 2017

The Manhattan Projects: The Sun Beyond the Stars

"MAN IN SPACE"
Only when he's lost in space does the great Russian cosmonaut, Yuri Gagarin, find his true calling. THE MANHATTAN PROJECTS is back with all new stories told in a brand-new format.

The greatest FEEL GOOD, BAD SCIENCE book in the long history of man returns in THE MANHATTAN PROJECTS: THE SUN BEYOND THE STARS.

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jac's picks dropped International Iron Man from their pull list Mar 27, 2017

International Iron Man

Who is Tony Stark, really? Since learning that he was adopted as a baby, this question has cast a shadow over Stark's life. Now, it is time to uncover what his legacy truly is, a journey that will carry Tony into new directions as a man and as a super hero. Alongside his strange new quasi-ally Doctor Doom, Iron Man will discover new things about th...

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jac's picks dropped X-O Manowar from their pull list Mar 27, 2017

X-O Manowar

The all-new Valiant Universe kicks off with a landmark, oversized # 1 issue of X-O Manowar by New York Times-bestselling author Robert Venditti (The Surrogates, The Homeland Directive) and Eisner Award-winning artist Cary Nord (Conan)! Born into battle, Aric of Dacia — heir to the throne of the Visigoth people — has never known peace. After a b...

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jac's picks dropped Wrath of the Eternal Warrior from their pull list Mar 27, 2017

Wrath of the Eternal Warrior

For five millennia, the Eternal Warrior has shaped history at the end of his sword. He's razed empires, toppled civilizations, and broken armies as an immortal soldier in service to the Earth.

But now, the Eternal Warrior has been torn from the world he once protected and finds himself stranded in a hostile alien landscape unlike any h...

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jac's picks dropped Invincible Iron Man (2015) from their pull list Mar 27, 2017

Invincible Iron Man (2015)

Exploding out of the pages of SECRET WARS, one of the most popular super heroes in the world gets a gigantic new series. From the creators that brought you ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN comes new armor, new supporting cast, new villains and a new purpose that is going to tear itself across the entire Marvel Universe and beyond. with a shocker of a last page ...

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jac's picks dropped InSEXts from their pull list Mar 27, 2017

InSEXts

At the dusk of a century, a pair of vengeful Victorian vixens discover a horrifying power that transforms them into rich and strange new creatures. Armed with their dark, evolving forms, they descend into a world of the cultured and occult, with new senses and new sensuality, to forge a life for themselves and the child of their love. This new mont...

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jac's picks dropped Extraordinary X-Men from their pull list Mar 27, 2017

Extraordinary X-Men

The fate of mutantkind is decided here! Staring down the threat of extinction once more, veteran X-Man Storm pulls together the team she'll need to ensure her race's survival. Together, these EXTRAORDINARY X-MEN will struggle with the familiar burden of being hated and feared, while facing threats the likes of which they've never seen. Here's hopin...

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jac's picks added John Barber to their creator watch list Oct 2, 2016
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jac's picks added Heavy Metal to their pull list Sep 13, 2016

Heavy Metal

Heavy Metal is heating up as guest editor R.G. Llarena presents the "Cyberpunk Meets Magic Realism" summer special! R.G. brings a volcanic team of talent to the table to kick the party season into high gear! Featuring Oscar Bazal, Bef, Alberto Calvo, Omar Estévez, Abraham Martínez, Axel Medellín, Moramike and much more! No time for a ...

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jac's picks reviewed International Iron Man #6 Sep 1, 2016
8.5

Another solid issue of the most sophisticated superhero comic in years. Read it! Love it!

International Iron Man #6

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Alex Maleev
Released: Aug 24, 2016

• Tony is reeling from the reveal of who his biological parents are as his past and present collide in ways that will define his character for years to come.
•  But will any of this change Tony's tune as relates to the monumental events of CIVIL WAR II?
Rated T+

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jac's picks reviewed International Iron Man #5 Sep 1, 2016
9.5

This is a truly great comic about Tony Starks first love. I think this is what adult superhero comics will be like in 5 to 10 years. Bendis is always ahead of the curve.

International Iron Man #5

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Alex Maleev
Released: Jul 27, 2016

• As Iron Man takes center stage in one of the biggest events in Marvel history, Tony is finally faced with the true identity of his parents. This is a cannot-miss issue in the life of Tony Stark.
Rated T+

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jac's picks reviewed Aliens: Defiance #4 Sep 1, 2016
9.0

This issue is a flashback concerning Private Hendricks' debilitating war injury. As brutal as the battle was it fell in comparison to the treatment she received during recovery. This one gave me a gut punch.

Aliens: Defiance #4

By: Brian Wood, Riccardo Burchielli
Released: Aug 31, 2016

Colonial Marine Private Zula Hendricks is AWOL deep in space along with the combat synthetic Davis 01, chasing the trail of the xenomorph threat. But in the eerie quiet of a space graveyard the ghosts of her past are catching up with her, and Weyland-Yutani isn't far behind.  

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