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bucswin611 reviewed Wonder Woman #64 Feb 13, 2019
7.5

Fine work - Jesus Merino has a classic style, and I mean that in a good, George Perez-ish way. Wilson continues to use a variety of tones throughout her short run, and I am impressed with her versatility.

Wonder Woman #64

By: G. Willow Wilson, Jesus Merino
Released: Feb 13, 2019

There's a god in Veronica Cale's basement...and it's not happy! As the Olympian pantheon begins to be reborn around the globe, each one could become a deadly weapon in the right hands. Unfortunately for Wonder Woman, the literal god of grudges, grievances and gripes is in the clutches of her most virulent foe!
RATED T

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ScorpioDarkArachnoid8 reviewed Wonder Woman #64 Feb 16, 2019
8.5

No matter who you are, it's heartbreaking to see our favourite heroes cry. Wonder Woman crying is just devastating, it made me feel devastated. But there is so much going in the now, that you might forget about it. Humans chaining up goddesses is a great metaphor if you can see it. Jesus Merino's artwork is up to notch. It compliments Wilson's above par story, which is in turn, hard to swallow and more

Wonder Woman #64

By: G. Willow Wilson, Jesus Merino
Released: Feb 13, 2019

There's a god in Veronica Cale's basement...and it's not happy! As the Olympian pantheon begins to be reborn around the globe, each one could become a deadly weapon in the right hands. Unfortunately for Wonder Woman, the literal god of grudges, grievances and gripes is in the clutches of her most virulent foe!
RATED T

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egon244 reviewed Wonder Woman #64 Feb 16, 2019
7.5

"Can I get your John Hancock?"

I did not expect for the ending of this issue to hit me right in the feels, it was sad.

G. Willow Wilson is getting better and better with every issue. I love how she portrays Wonder Woman. Diana is kind, compassionate, tries to de-escalate conflict when she's able to and when she's not, she can handle the problem differently.

The onl more

Wonder Woman #64

By: G. Willow Wilson, Jesus Merino
Released: Feb 13, 2019

There's a god in Veronica Cale's basement...and it's not happy! As the Olympian pantheon begins to be reborn around the globe, each one could become a deadly weapon in the right hands. Unfortunately for Wonder Woman, the literal god of grudges, grievances and gripes is in the clutches of her most virulent foe!
RATED T

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egon244 reviewed Justice League Dark #8 Feb 16, 2019
7.0

"The horror's ended"

New story arc begins here and this issue nicely sets up the plot and the conflict we will most likely see resolved by the end and it just looks great.

The art department is doing a wonderful job here. The vast cast of various and very different magical beings and creatures looks really good, but there are two definitive standouts. Great looking Etrigan more

Justice League Dark #8

By: James Tynion IV, Alvaro Eduardo Martinez Bueno
Released: Feb 13, 2019

"LORDS OF ORDER" part one! Wonder Woman and the Justice League Dark are in a race against time as the Otherkind close in on the rest of the magical community. With the world's magic failing, the team needs to rally the magic wielders of Earth together. But can they face down Doctor Fate and his newly assembled Lords of Order?!
RATED T+

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egon244 reviewed Flash #64 Feb 15, 2019
7.5

"No s*it, Sherlock"

Well, this was much better than part one. Both in terms of dialogue and art, especially the art. Not so sure about the story though.

Josh Williamson was recently doing fine on the Flash, but nowhere near the level, he was at the beginning of the Rebirth. In this issue, however, I felt that spark coming back.
The story itself is OK, nothing groundbre more

Flash #64

By: Joshua Williamson, Rafael Sandoval
Released: Feb 13, 2019

"THE PRICE" part two! The two greatest detectives in the DC Universe take on the one cold case that will tear them apart!
As chief architect of the Sanctuary program that cost so much for so many, especially Wally West, Batman will be held accountable...by the Flash!
A cold case from the Justice League's past has mysteriously re-opened, an...

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egon244 reviewed Wonder Twins #1 Feb 14, 2019
6.0

"Thunderlust"

This was OK, I guess. The twins Jayna and Zan seem likable and you can see the lighthearted tone the book is aiming at. But something didn't click for me here.

The issue tries many times to get a laugh out of the reader but falls flat. I only laughed when six Leaguers came to stop one, little, powerless robber and Black Lightning was supposed to stop a giant sq more

Wonder Twins #1

By: Mark Russell, Stephen Byrne
Released: Feb 13, 2019

Exiled from their home planet, alien heroes Zan and Jayna must navigate life as teens on Earth at South Metropolis High School, where they're even bigger outsiders than the typical awkward young adults. Under the watchful eye of Superman, the brother and sister pull monitor duty at the Hall of Justice as interns, while also trying to overcome the p...

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Nihilist reviewed Detective Comics #998 Feb 13, 2019
7.5

I always try to base my final ratings on writer and series' standards, their potential and of course, my subjective perception of them. That being said, a 7.5/10, for someone like Peter J. Tomasi is definitely not a high score, even if normally it would be considered just good.

The problem lays in the fact not much really happens in this issue - yes, there's plenty of action, and multip more

Detective Comics #998

By: Peter J. Tomasi, Doug Mahnke
Released: Feb 13, 2019

Batman's tried everything on Earth to stop the menace hunting his friends and family...now it's time to turn to things not of this Earth! In the past, whenever Batman's encountered the supernatural, he's turned to Jason Blood for guidance-and to Etrigan, the demonic entity living inside him! But securing their help is never simple, and what Blood h...

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Darkseid24 - Feb 13, 2019

He has to write more than 4 good issues to make me think he can do it long term. But Detective Comics is pretty good currently.

Nihilist - Feb 13, 2019

Yes, absolutely, consistently good writing is the key. This one wasn't bad, or even unenjoyable, but I had a feeling it's the weakest from the arc so far.

egon244 reviewed Detective Comics #998 Feb 13, 2019
8.0

"What makes you think I'm afraid of Hell?!"

Only Batman can deliver lines like this and sound like a total badass doing it. And Pete Tomasi loves his Hellbat suit, doesn't he?

While reading this issue something peculiar happened to me, something that never happened before. When reading Batman's speech bubbles I started to hear the dialogue in my head, but it sounded like it more

Detective Comics #998

By: Peter J. Tomasi, Doug Mahnke
Released: Feb 13, 2019

Batman's tried everything on Earth to stop the menace hunting his friends and family...now it's time to turn to things not of this Earth! In the past, whenever Batman's encountered the supernatural, he's turned to Jason Blood for guidance-and to Etrigan, the demonic entity living inside him! But securing their help is never simple, and what Blood h...

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egon244 reviewed Superman #8 Feb 13, 2019
6.5

"You find something to hit"

Superman continues the story about Jon's space voyages and how Jor-El got more and more unhinged.
And although I'm getting used to the "grown-up" Superboy, I don't think I'll ever be really on board with that, the story itself is very "meh".

Kent family talks, Superboy explains the story and we see a bunch of images of some space battles and more

Superman #8

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Joe Prado
Released: Feb 13, 2019

The epic secrets of Superman continue to unfold! A few months in space with his paternal grandfather Jor-El changed Jon Kent forever. With Jon now seeking help from his father, the Man of Steel must learn about the war his son and father fought together and set right the wrongs his father may have unleashed on other worlds. See what changed Superbo...

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egon244 reviewed Tony Stark: Iron Man #8 Feb 11, 2019
7.0

I'm afraid that the Stark Unlimited stock value will take a major hit when this is all over.

Tony Stark: Iron Man #8

By: Dan Slott, Valerio Schiti
Released: Feb 6, 2019

• It whispers through many mouths. It destroys with many hands. Its only weapon is hate.
•  You're not really wearing a jetpack, user. It's a game.
•  You're not really shooting someone and stealing their car, user. It's just a game.
•  You're not really taking that drink, Tony Star...

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egon244 dropped Hawkman (2018) from their pull list Feb 10, 2019

Hawkman (2018)

Spinning out of the events of DARK NIGHTS: METAL, Carter Hall returns to the DC Universe! An explorer of the ancient and unknown, Hawkman finds himself embroiled in a long-standing mission to discover the true purpose of his many reincarnations. Carter races around the globe trying to piece together an ancient prophecy, but will he be able to face ...

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YourGreenMuse reviewed Immortal Hulk #13 Feb 6, 2019
10

This run is crazy good still. Couldn't recommend it enough.

Immortal Hulk #13

By: Al Ewing, Joe Bennett
Released: Feb 6, 2019

• The One Below All is in control, and Bruce Banner belongs to him. Hell is ascendant.
•  But there are two people Hell isn't strong enough to hold. One is a man named Eugene Judd...
•  ...the other is the IMMORTAL HULK.
Rated T+

egon244 reviewed Immortal Hulk #13 Feb 10, 2019
8.5

"The right hand is mercy"

I never imagined that I'm going to see Hulk profess love to someone. And even if, that it would be handled badly and would come out silly and a bit stupid.

Leave it to Al Ewing. That page was truly amazing. Just moments earlier we have this destructive machine fueled with hate and then he turns out to be this noble guardian who protects puny Banner. more

Immortal Hulk #13

By: Al Ewing, Joe Bennett
Released: Feb 6, 2019

• The One Below All is in control, and Bruce Banner belongs to him. Hell is ascendant.
•  But there are two people Hell isn't strong enough to hold. One is a man named Eugene Judd...
•  ...the other is the IMMORTAL HULK.
Rated T+

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YourGreenMuse reviewed Justice League #17 Feb 6, 2019
9.0

Hey, I liked two issues in a row! Oh boy, can we go for three? This issue was probably my favorite issue of the series, thinking back. Gone are the massive expositing of grand multiversal concepts and event storyline. This issue is almost purely character driven and felt like a breath of fresh air. I want more of this and less cataclysmic event battles that decide the fate of everything. That's bo more

Justice League #17

By: Scott Snyder, Jim Cheung
Released: Feb 6, 2019

After the disastrous events of the Justice League Annual, Martian Manhunter decides to take matters into his own hands and negotiate a peace with Legion of Doom leader Lex Luthor. Traveling to a distant moon, the two enemies face their intertwined pasts in a showdown for the fate of the Multiverse. However, before either of them can lay claim to th...

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egon244 reviewed Justice League #17 Feb 8, 2019
8.0

"Sh'anne, Sh'anne"

It's the issues like this why I read Justice League.

First of all, I love how much spotlight Snyder (and Tynion) are giving to the good ol' Manhunter from Mars. There was just something amiss when he wasn't part of the main League.
Second, I really dig the connection and relationship between J'onn and Lex. They added a small thing into their histori more

Justice League #17

By: Scott Snyder, Jim Cheung
Released: Feb 6, 2019

After the disastrous events of the Justice League Annual, Martian Manhunter decides to take matters into his own hands and negotiate a peace with Legion of Doom leader Lex Luthor. Traveling to a distant moon, the two enemies face their intertwined pasts in a showdown for the fate of the Multiverse. However, before either of them can lay claim to th...

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egon244 reviewed Man and Superman #1 Feb 7, 2019
6.5

"We do what we do"

I wasn't planning on checking this one out, but I'm kinda glad I did.

It's nothing really groundbreaking or spectacular, just another retelling/reimaging of Clark's first days in Metropolis, but I'm a bit of a sucker for these type of stories.
The story feels a bit old-school and it checks every mark in the Superman box. He flies, he saves people, he more

Man and Superman #1

By: Marv Wolfman, Claudio Castellini
Released: Feb 6, 2019

"This is the best Superman story I've ever written." So says living legend Marv Wolfman, and when you've written hundreds of Superman stories as he has, it means a great deal. This gem of a tale - written and drawn from 2006-2009 for the SUPERMAN CONFIDENTIAL series - explodes from the DC archives as a triumphant tale of Clark Kent's fateful first ...

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Nihilist reviewed Young Justice #2 Feb 6, 2019
7.0

You know these stories, where two chapters seem so disjointed and loosely connected, they feel like two separate tales? That's exactly how I feel about this issue - on the one hand it continues events from #1, on the other it skipped any points in between then and now. To help you visualize - imagine that after the debut issue, Jinny Hex took a giant bottle of moonshine she most likely has in her more

Young Justice #2

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Patrick Gleason
Released: Feb 6, 2019

The new teen super-team unites as Robin (Tim Drake), Wonder Girl, Teen Lantern and Jinny Hex join forces to help Amethyst free Gemworld from those who control it. In another section of the strange dimension, Connor Kent and Impulse find themselves taken captive-but if this is really Superboy, why isn't he putting up a fight with his friend and form...

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egon244 - Feb 6, 2019

Just like last time your remark about Jinny is super, super mean and funny. As for the loose connections. I imagine that the next issue will show us how Robin and Amethyst teamed up and the next one will focus on Impulse and Superboi. All while pushing the story a little bit further.

egon244 reviewed Young Justice #2 Feb 6, 2019
7.0

"Bortles!"

Well done. While issue #2 is still not perfect it is much more focused than the previous one, thus provides the reader with a much quicker and smoother read.

Bendis shows us a bit of Gemworld "politics", but then he focuses primarily on the character of Wonder Girl. And it works. Cassie is a likable hero, kicks Despero's butt and tells her almighty grandfather to s more

Young Justice #2

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Patrick Gleason
Released: Feb 6, 2019

The new teen super-team unites as Robin (Tim Drake), Wonder Girl, Teen Lantern and Jinny Hex join forces to help Amethyst free Gemworld from those who control it. In another section of the strange dimension, Connor Kent and Impulse find themselves taken captive-but if this is really Superboy, why isn't he putting up a fight with his friend and form...

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egon244 reviewed Batman #64 Feb 6, 2019
6.0

"Too many mysteries"

The first part of the crossover The Price is here and... it's just OK. It's alright.
I was hoping we would get a little break from the tortured Batman but no such luck. It also rubbed off on Flash a bit, but at least he's keeping a smiley facade for the people.

The issue opens up with the League fighting a bunch of Amazos and doing something I'm no more

Batman #64

By: Joshua Williamson, Guillem March
Released: Feb 6, 2019

"THE PRICE" part one! The two greatest detectives in the DC Universe take on the one cold case that will tear them apart!
As chief architect of the Sanctuary program that cost so much for so many, especially Wally West, Batman will be held accountable...by the Flash!
A cold case from the Justice League's past has mysteriously re-opened, an...

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waltgator93 reviewed Wonder Woman #63 Jan 30, 2019
6.0

While the artwork is good, the rest of the issue is okay possibly eh! So many things just came out at you and felt strange! Wished we saw how Wonder Woman found or at least knew of the animals existence on Earth! Felt like we missed an issue or so. Plus really think it's not strange when they order food at a restaurant and everyone only reacts on why they can't bring in their animals, not about wh more

Wonder Woman #63

By: G. Willow Wilson, Emanuela Lupacchino
Released: Jan 30, 2019

When Themyscira and the remnants of Olympus fell, the Gods weren't the only refugees to come to Earth. A small horde of mystical creatures have found their way here, and they're determined to start new lives...but what happens when the people of our world are equally determined not to let them? Can Diana open their minds and show them that a centau...

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bucswin611 - Jan 30, 2019

I could see it as an annual, good point!

egon244 - Feb 4, 2019

The "animals" are from Wilson's first story arc on WW. They appeared in Durovnia in that arc and even they don't know how that happened.

egon244 reviewed Wonder Woman #63 Feb 4, 2019
7.0

"Amorous gazes from every cow"

This was a pretty fun and funny issue. I like this mythical trio.

We get a little bit of speciesism, a tad of hostility toward refugees (I don't care if it's supposed to be some political statement or not), a healthy dose of humor and an inkling of some horny romance.
And as always, the team Lupacchino-McCarthy-FajardoJr nails it with the more

Wonder Woman #63

By: G. Willow Wilson, Emanuela Lupacchino
Released: Jan 30, 2019

When Themyscira and the remnants of Olympus fell, the Gods weren't the only refugees to come to Earth. A small horde of mystical creatures have found their way here, and they're determined to start new lives...but what happens when the people of our world are equally determined not to let them? Can Diana open their minds and show them that a centau...

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egon244 reviewed Flash Annual #2 Feb 4, 2019
7.0

A sad issue that leaves you with more questions than answers.
But it was a fast and enjoyable read and the art wasn't as bad as I was expecting it to be.

Flash Annual #2

By: Joshua Williamson, Scott Kolins
Released: Jan 30, 2019

A HEROES IN CRISIS tie-in! In Barry's grief and guilt following Wally West's death at Sanctuary, he refuses to divulge the heartbreaking news to the rest of the Flash family until he's searched every corner of the globe for his former partner- including inside the Speed Force itself. But his journey into the heart of all speedster powers inadverten...

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egon244 reviewed Flash #63 Feb 3, 2019
7.0

It was alright.

Flash #63

By: Joshua Williamson, Rafael Sandoval
Released: Jan 30, 2019

It's two against one when Gemini tag-teams the Flash! The threat is doubled for the Scarlet Speedster when Gemini gets their hands on the Strength Force. But where's that leave Powerhouse? She and the Flash must ride or die together in order to get her super-strength back, but they'll have to survive a trip through the Strength Force first. Follow ...

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myconius reviewed Heroes In Crisis #5 Jan 30, 2019
4.0

the biggest shame of this comic....

is that such beautiful art is wasted on the garbage writing, as Tom King mocks the mentally ill.

Heroes In Crisis #5

By: Tom King, Clay Mann
Released: Jan 30, 2019

The secrets of the DC Universe are hacked! Sanctuary wasn't supposed to keep records, but now that the A.I. is compromised, superhero secrets are leaking all over the 'Net. Booster and Harley set aside their differences to focus on who they believe is the real killer (assuming one of them isn't lying, that is). Meanwhile, Batman and the Flash conti...

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Darkseid24 - Feb 3, 2019

Heroes, but abuse, bullying, disfigurement, loneliness, rejection is often just linked to villains. Did we ever have a hero, who was disfigured like Two Face& overcame it? I don’t think so. That’s why I personally don’t feel offended by it. I try to see the good pertain both villains& heroes. You can even find good characteristics in a villain like Darkseid.

Darkseid24 - Feb 3, 2019

good sides of

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Nihilist reviewed The Terrifics #12 Jan 31, 2019
9.0

That's what you call character development. Damn, was this issue personal and well thought out. Even if some small elements from it may seem a bit cliche, for example Linnya being forced to marry someone for political reasons and not surprisingly running away, it all has a place in the story and just fits. It's the moment of crisis that comedies often feature - meaning usual funny stuff takes a br more

The Terrifics #12

By: Jeff Lemire, Viktor Bogdanovic
Released: Jan 30, 2019

The Terrifics disband, but they're going to need to get back together if they're going to save Mr. Terrific from Doc Dread's new team, the Dreadfuls! Plus, Rex Mason takes a huge plunge, Phantom Girl bolts Bgztl and Plastic Man stretches out the family drama with his son Luke, who's struggling with his own super-elastic powers. Will our heroes reun...

egon244 reviewed The Terrifics #12 Feb 3, 2019
8.0

"You wanna join a super-hero team?"

Still waiting for someone to ask me that.

The Terrifics #12 perfectly blends together drama with heart. With great dialogue, it touches on things like family, relationships and basically how sometimes it is hard to deal with people, superpowered or not.

That and Bogdanovic's slightly exaggerated and great art make this issue inc more

The Terrifics #12

By: Jeff Lemire, Viktor Bogdanovic
Released: Jan 30, 2019

The Terrifics disband, but they're going to need to get back together if they're going to save Mr. Terrific from Doc Dread's new team, the Dreadfuls! Plus, Rex Mason takes a huge plunge, Phantom Girl bolts Bgztl and Plastic Man stretches out the family drama with his son Luke, who's struggling with his own super-elastic powers. Will our heroes reun...

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waltgator93 reviewed Justice League Annual #1 Jan 30, 2019
7.5

Still no clue why Shayera and Kendra can exist at same time! Pretty good issue. Yes wordy but can understand why. Definitely brought the store forward by a lot! Art work was gorgeous. If you've been following along since Metal and remember it well, the book will flow nicely but long!

Justice League Annual #1

By: Scott Snyder, Daniel Sampere
Released: Jan 30, 2019

The Source Wall has degraded too much, and the League must patch the hole right now or the whole Multiverse will collapse! Our heroes scramble for a solution and turn to the only thing that might work: the Omega Titans! The only problem? They killed the Entropy Titan back in JUSTICE LEAGUE: NO JUSTICE. Whoops...but never fear! Kyle Rayner, Miss Mar...

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egon244 - Feb 1, 2019

Last issue Starman explained it. The Totality (Perpetua) messed with the resurrection cycle and split Kendra and Shayera between two lives. Making Shayera her own person and Kendra is probably still stuck in the cycle (that's my understanding of his explanation).

egon244 reviewed Justice League Annual #1 Feb 1, 2019
6.0

"Who said you were invited?"

I really like when annuals continue the story that is told in the regular issues.

The Earth's heroes team up with some of the major players in the universe to seal up the hole they did in the Source Wall way back when. So we have the New Gods, Green Lantern Corps, Hawk people all working together. Starman seems to be the guy with all the answers more

Justice League Annual #1

By: Scott Snyder, Daniel Sampere
Released: Jan 30, 2019

The Source Wall has degraded too much, and the League must patch the hole right now or the whole Multiverse will collapse! Our heroes scramble for a solution and turn to the only thing that might work: the Omega Titans! The only problem? They killed the Entropy Titan back in JUSTICE LEAGUE: NO JUSTICE. Whoops...but never fear! Kyle Rayner, Miss Mar...

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egon244 reviewed Detective Comics #997 Jan 31, 2019
7.5

"Where's Aquaman when you need him?"

This issue was so silly but in the best way possible.

Through the first half, I had a huge grin stuck to my face. The trap Bruce and Thaddeus were in was so ridiculous and over the top. Think old Bond villain. Only comics, and only the good ones, can pull something like this off. This one succeeded and when Batman started assessing his sit more

Detective Comics #997

By: Peter J. Tomasi, Doug Mahnke
Released: Jan 30, 2019

There's no man on Earth more convinced that he knows what makes Batman tick than Dr. Hugo Strange! Which makes him a natural target for the thing that's hunting Batman, unless Batman gets there first!

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Samuel Almeida reviewed Heroes In Crisis #5 Jan 30, 2019
10

What an emotional issue! Supermans speech was so inspiring an touching. Brilliant writing by Tom King.
Alongside a brilliant art by Clay Mann! His Superman is one of my favorites! Amazing!
Two things im dying to know is WHO was the person with red gloves that found the rose at the beach and HOLY CRAP!!! The dead Wally is 5 days too old??! So, does that mean his not the real Wally?!!!1 Im more

Heroes In Crisis #5

By: Tom King, Clay Mann
Released: Jan 30, 2019

The secrets of the DC Universe are hacked! Sanctuary wasn't supposed to keep records, but now that the A.I. is compromised, superhero secrets are leaking all over the 'Net. Booster and Harley set aside their differences to focus on who they believe is the real killer (assuming one of them isn't lying, that is). Meanwhile, Batman and the Flash conti...

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ryaleus - Feb 3, 2019

You know some people buy this series not because they love it,but because it affects their favourite characters,right?

Darkseid24 - Feb 3, 2019

That’s true. I mainly read it because it affects so many characters.

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