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5.0

just like Batman, The Joker deserved much better than this for his 80th.

Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular: Joker 80th Anniversary #1

By: Brian Azzarello, Rafael Albuquerque
Released: Jun 10, 2020

The Clown Prince of Crime celebrates 80 years of chaos! The Joker has been the greatest villain in comics since his debut and to celebrate we have a who's who of comics' finest talent giving the Harlequin of Hate the birthday roast he deserves. The stories feature a range of terror and anarchy, showing how the Joker has impacted Gotham City from th...

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6.0

Anthologies are hard and usually not worth it but everyone buys these so I guess they'll just keep happening.

Scars was alright. Just a standard horror story but with Joker pasted on top of whatever random monster it would've been otherwise.

What Comes After A Joke? proves that Punchline is as bland as she seemed in Batman #92. Her origin sucks. So much for all the speculati more

Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular: Joker 80th Anniversary #1

By: Brian Azzarello, Rafael Albuquerque
Released: Jun 10, 2020

The Clown Prince of Crime celebrates 80 years of chaos! The Joker has been the greatest villain in comics since his debut and to celebrate we have a who's who of comics' finest talent giving the Harlequin of Hate the birthday roast he deserves. The stories feature a range of terror and anarchy, showing how the Joker has impacted Gotham City from th...

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7.5

Out of all anniversary mega issues, I think Joker's may either be the most consistent one. Aside from Azzarello's short story, it's at least decent, and few in this collection managed to make really good impression on me.

Snyder's "Scars" is a dark, twisted tale bringing back the edge and grit The New-52 became infamous for, and whether you liked this direction or hated it, it works in more

Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular: Joker 80th Anniversary #1

By: Brian Azzarello, Rafael Albuquerque
Released: Jun 10, 2020

The Clown Prince of Crime celebrates 80 years of chaos! The Joker has been the greatest villain in comics since his debut and to celebrate we have a who's who of comics' finest talent giving the Harlequin of Hate the birthday roast he deserves. The stories feature a range of terror and anarchy, showing how the Joker has impacted Gotham City from th...

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7.0

Most of this was fine, but I want to talk about the final story, by Azzarello. I haven't seen anyone discussing this for what it clearly is: a self-insert for Azzarello as Joker about his time at DC. There's even an extremely poor taste batd*ck joke!

It's wild this made it past editorial, and that no one in the reviews seems to be calling it for what it is.

Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular: Joker 80th Anniversary #1

By: Brian Azzarello, Rafael Albuquerque
Released: Jun 10, 2020

The Clown Prince of Crime celebrates 80 years of chaos! The Joker has been the greatest villain in comics since his debut and to celebrate we have a who's who of comics' finest talent giving the Harlequin of Hate the birthday roast he deserves. The stories feature a range of terror and anarchy, showing how the Joker has impacted Gotham City from th...

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Dan rated Uzumaki Vol. 3 Mar 5, 2020
9.5

Uzumaki Vol. 3

By: Junji Ito

In the third and final volume, with their town devastated by titanic hurricanes, the citizens of Kur zu-cho - including Shuichi, Kirie and her family - find themselves cut off from the outside world. Reporters and rescue teams cross the mountain range into Kur zu-cho only to find themselves unable to leave. Trapped inside the cursed ruins, the desp...

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Dan rated Uzumaki Vol. 2 Mar 5, 2020
9.5

Uzumaki Vol. 2

By: Junji Ito

>A fiendish power - the power of the spiral - swirls about the sleepy, fogbound town of Kur zu-cho. It haunts the streets, kills some of its inhabitants, drives others mad... and changes others in even more terrible ways. Now Kirie Goshima and her boyfriend, Shuichi Saito (who lost both his parents to the spiral), must find a way to stop the malign...

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Dan rated Uzumaki Vol. 1 Mar 5, 2020
9.5

Uzumaki Vol. 1

By: Junji Ito

Kirie Goshima has lived all her life in the coastal town of Kurôzu-cho, a sleepy community where the citizens live quiet lives away from the bustling city. But soon, all that will change. When normal citizens become obsessed with the ever-reducing shape of the spiral, strange accidents begin to happen that have Kirie, and her sensitive boyfriend ...

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myconius added Dennis O'Neil to their creator watch list Mar 25, 2020
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myconius - Jun 12, 2020

Rest in peace, Denny.

ohhaimark - Jun 14, 2020

One of the greats. His contributions to Batman as well as his Hard Traveling Heroes will always hold a special place in my heart.

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ComickerPerson reviewed Batman #54 Sep 5, 2018
8.0

Kind of pathetic that people are making alt accounts to review bomb this.

Batman #54

By: Tom King, Matt Wagner
Released: Sep 5, 2018

Dick Grayson-the original Robin-gets to spend some quality time fighting crime with his mentor for the first time since Batman popped the question to Catwoman. It's a walk down memory lane as Bruce Wayne helps Dick get over the loss of his high-flying acrobat parents, which in turn led to his crime-fighting career. Guest artist Matt Wagner (Mage, T...

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The-MJP - Jun 7, 2020

Mycoinus well I've come to realize that calling someone a psycho cause they make bad stories Plenty of writers put their characters through hell to make them come out stronger just because tom king does it poorly doesn't put him on the same level as the joker. Dennis hopeless (who's work IMHO is hit or miss) wrote avengers arena, does that make him a child-killer? Hell no, he just wrote a bad story. Though I know you probably think different that why I feel calling him psychotic is out line

myconius - Jun 12, 2020

if all King was doing was writing bad stories, that'd be one thing. as for him being a psycho, i do not believe so. he's someone that likes to exploit topics like mental illness and suicide for the purpose of capitalism. to me, that's much worse. that there is just evil.

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ohhaimark reviewed Excalibur #9 Mar 22, 2020
5.0

Excaliboring

Excalibur #9

By: Tini Howard, Marcus To
Released: Mar 18, 2020

HARK! THE HUNT FOR TRUTH
Excalibur emerges from the woods with a journey before them. Their destination: Starlight Citadel.
Rated T+

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ohhaimark - Jun 9, 2020

Thanks, man! I really appreciate it, and yeah, we're all doing fine. Hope the same goes for you.

myconius - Jun 12, 2020

thank you. so glad to hear that you're good! :)

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YourGreenMuse reviewed Detective Comics #1022 Jun 5, 2020
6.5

Well that ended abruptly. I wish I could go into detail about it, but that would require going back to read two issues from back in March and I'm not doing that. Get recap pages, DC.

Detective Comics #1022

By: Peter J. Tomasi, Brad Walker
Released: Jun 3, 2020

"Ugly Heart" part three! Batman has been blasted with bullets and left for dead by Two-Face's deadly Church of the Two-and if Gotham City is going to survive Two-Face's final revenge, they're going to need a miracle! But be careful what you wish for, because a resurrection is already in progress, and this one involves a certain Clown Prince and the...

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YourGreenMuse - Jun 7, 2020

It's ridiculous and unacceptable. I can recount every arc from other, better books that have been going on a lot longer than this one. It's just so mediocre that you can't help but forget.

myconius - Jun 12, 2020

yeah, it's the bi-weekly rush job. crank out as many comics as possible. unfortunately the quality will suffer. especially when you have so many different writers, and everything is supposed to line up. it does nothing possitive for creativity. especially for the writers that have to follow someone else's lead.

Dan posted on myconius's profile Jun 10, 2020

Hadn't realized the user profile post wasn't working until I happened to see your comment about it. It's working again now!

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myconius - Jun 12, 2020

that's awesome! Thanks, Dan! :)

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5.5

These anthologies are always tiring to get through. For every good story, there are a bunch that aren't.

Skin the Cat was fine. It didn't leave an impression.

Now You See Me was also just fine.

Helena had more of the awful dialogue between Batman and Catwoman that Tom King's run on Batman relished in. But the ending was nice. I don't understand where the dialogue more

Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular: Catwoman 80th Anniversary #1

By: Ed Brubaker, Cameron Stewart
Released: Jun 3, 2020

Our gal Catwoman is turning 80 next year (and looking very good, if we meow say), and DC is celebrating with nothing less than with a huge soiree, invite only, packed with creators who mean the most to her and to whom she means the most! Stories featured in this 100-page spectacular include a tail-sorry, tale-that takes place at the end of the Brub...

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myconius - Jun 7, 2020

yeah. he has absolutely zero clue how to handle an ongoing. events from previous issues had absolutely no bearing on the very next issue. after Nightwing was shot in the head, Batman goes after KGBeast, and there's no mention of Dick Grayson or cucumber sandwiches from there after. ...his writing seriously reads like parody.

YourGreenMuse - Jun 7, 2020

He may as well have been writing an anthology book sometimes. Hell, his longest arc *was* an anthology.

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The-MJP reviewed Heroes In Crisis #6 Mar 1, 2019
1.5

Oh tom king, it’s cute how you think you know anything about mental health or the DC Universe.

Stop pretending to care about comics, I know some easily offended whiny feminazis who care more about comics than you do

I mean you have to try to give this much of a middle finger to the fanbase, (word of advice, fans are never wrong)

Tom Taylor, the guy who wrote X-me more

Heroes In Crisis #6

By: Tom King, Mitch Gerads
Released: Feb 27, 2019

Get a deeper look into the inner workings of Sanctuary. When heroes visited the facility, they relived their trauma through virtual reality, contending with the events that brought them there in the hope of reaching a meaningful resolution. That is, until the trauma took over and escalated these personal events into a full-blown crisis! Find out wh...

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The-MJP - Jun 7, 2020

"We should limit free speech" undertones the series had that I don't agree with but I tend to ignore those things anyway Tom king is not a psychopath and X-Men red is not the acceptable targets I was making it out to be and I'm sorry for that Still not a good comic

myconius - Jun 7, 2020

you have absolutely nothing to apologize for MJP. .....whether he's a hero or not remains to be seen. but one thing holds true, Tom King's comics are more unpleasant than the stinkiest of stinky dog turds.

myconius is now following The-MJP Jun 7, 2020

The-MJP

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myconius dropped Batman (2016) from their pull list Mar 25, 2020

Batman (2016)

"I AM GOTHAM" chapter one
No one has ever stopped the Caped Crusader. Not The Joker. Not Two-Face. Not even the entire Justice League. But how does Batman confront a new hero who wants to save the city from the Dark Knight?
CAN'T MISS: Superstar artist David Finch returns to Batman alongside writer Tom King for this five-part storyline.

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YourGreenMuse - Mar 26, 2020

Sounds like a plan.

myconius - Apr 5, 2020

thankfully before everything went sideways, i ordered myself some nice hardcover collections of Batman classics. i have to say, i'm absolutely loving them. i honestly don't miss new single issue comics at all.

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YourGreenMuse dropped Joker: Killer Smile from their pull list Mar 25, 2020

Joker: Killer Smile

Everyone knows The Joker doesn't have the most promising history with psychotherapists. In fact, no one's even been able to diagnose him. But that doesn't matter to the confident, world-beating Dr. Ben Arnell; he's going to be the one to unravel this unknowable mind. There's no way The Joker could ever get through the therapeutic walls Ben has buil...

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YourGreenMuse - Mar 26, 2020

It was alright. Nothing new, in my opinion, but the writing wasn't bad, per se.

myconius - Apr 5, 2020

an easy pass then. thanks.

4.0

wow! was this awful.
they really should never had used such a well drawn piece of art for the variant cover. it was completely misleading as to the childish dialogue inside. and there's no way they can honestly say that this was geared towards kids either. not when they have Harvey Bullock insinuated that he cursed. anyway this is really cheesy and really phoned in. it's like they didn't even more

Batman: The Adventures Continue #1

By: Alan Burnett, Ty Templeton
Released: Apr 1, 2020

From the visionary producers of Batman: The Animated Series comes all-new stories in this seminal animated world. In this opening chapter, S.T.A.R. Labs in Gotham City is attacked by a giant robot that steals an entire room from the laboratory. Who’s controlling the robot? How will Batman stop the mechanized menace? And what does it all have to d...

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myconius dropped Mateus Santolouco from their creator watch list Mar 25, 2020
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myconius dropped Jean-Francois DiGiorgio from their creator watch list Mar 25, 2020
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myconius dropped Frederic Genet from their creator watch list Mar 25, 2020
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myconius dropped Erik Burnham from their creator watch list Mar 25, 2020
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myconius dropped Detective Comics (2016) from their pull list Mar 25, 2020

Detective Comics (2016)

RISE OF THE BATMEN Chapter One
An unknown predator begins outdoing Batman, taking down dangerous threats with military precision. Its up to the Dark Knight and series costar Batwoman to rally and train the young heroes of Gotham City to end this mysterious threat!WHAT NOW: Batman and Batwoman begin training Spoiler, Red Robin and Cassandra Cain...

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myconius dropped Samurai: Brothers In Arms from their pull list Mar 25, 2020

Samurai: Brothers In Arms

Having bested the legendary Shobei in a duel, Takeo has finally left the Isle with no Name, accompanied by his brother Akio. The excitement of their voyage from the Island awakens Akio from his mute state, and Takeo is finally ready to discover the answers to the questions that have driven him so far.

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myconius dropped Samurai: The Isle With No Name from their pull list Mar 25, 2020

Samurai: The Isle With No Name

The terrible agon against the treacherous Akuma has been won, and the empire is safe once more. But Takeo has set out for the mysterious Unnamed Island to continue his quest to finally discover the truth about his brother and his family - and the symbolic tattoo that saved his life. Covers by Frederic Genet and David Mack.

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myconius dropped Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Color Classics Vol. 3 from their pull list Mar 25, 2020

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Color Classics Vol. 3

The TMNT Color Classics line continues, presenting another classic Mirage storyline in all-new full color!

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YourGreenMuse reviewed Wonder Woman #753 Mar 25, 2020
2.0

This title is such a slog. DC needs to learn to care about Wonder Woman. She's part of the Trinity, right?

Wonder Woman #753

By: Steve Orlando, Max Raynor
Released: Mar 11, 2020

After a tumultuous start to their relationship, Wonder Woman and the ferocious warrior known as Valda have agreed to put their differences aside to hunt a mythical beast determined to destroy Boston. Now it's a race against time to save the city and complete Valda's quest. Meanwhile, Warmaster has set her sights on the final member of her team hell...

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myconius - Mar 25, 2020

DC really needs to start caring about the two parts of the Trinity as well.

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YourGreenMuse reviewed Young Justice #14 Mar 25, 2020
1.5

This is a horrible, awful comic.

Young Justice #14

By: Brian Michael Bendis, John Timms
Released: Mar 11, 2020

Now that Young Justice has figured out who the bad guys are, it's time to bring the fight to S.T.A.R. Labs' front door! But the combined forces of Dial H for Hero, the Wonder Twins, Naomi, and the entire Young Justice roster may not be enough to defeat these evil scientists. It's time to call in some super-powered backup...the new Young Justice! Pl...

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2.5

This really does suck. It's just all so pointless. And at $4.99 per issue, it's sufficiently wasted everyone's money.

Year of the Villain: Hell Arisen #4

By: James Tynion IV, Steve Epting
Released: Mar 18, 2020

This is it! Lex Luthor has gathered a strike force of villains he's leveled up to be the baddest bad guys around-Captain Cold, Oracle, Solomon Grundy, Black Manta, and Lobo, each and every one a recipient of one of Lex's dark gifts.
But the Batman Who Laughs has his own army of infected heroes. Six hundred sixty-six of them, all transformed int...

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ohhaimark reviewed X-Force #9 Mar 22, 2020
8.5

This series is back on track.

X-Force #9

By: Ben Percy, Joshua Cassara
Released: Mar 18, 2020

REAP WHAT YOU SOW!
In the heart of South America, X-Force finds a problem growing that threatens to destroy everything they've built... and one of their own might be responsible.
Parental Advisory

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