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egon244 reviewed Captain America #4 Oct 15, 2018
6.0

Zzz.

This book had three issues to get its momentum and engage the reader. Now, after the issue #4, I can honestly say that it's kinda boring.

This issue drags its feet for the most part. Things get a little more lively once the Taskmaster shows up, but then the issue quickly ends.

It is a bit funny, though, since Cap is making his way through military base full o more

Captain America #4

By: Ta-Nehisi Coates, Leinil Francis Yu
Released: Oct 10, 2018

WINTER IN AMERICA Continues!
With Sharon missing, Cap must single-handedly invade the stronghold of his enemies! But even if he makes it through, what's waiting for him is a hundred times more formidable: Taskmaster!
Rated T+

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egon244 reviewed Avengers #9 Oct 15, 2018
7.0

"Oh god, you're so gross"

Good issue. Story and action were good, David Marquez's art was phenomenal (I'm even getting used to this grainy look of it), but some of Aaron's dialogue was bothering me.

Some of the lines were cringy and made characters look stupid. The line about Namor being gross made Captain Marvel sound like some dimwitted 14-year-old girl and Iron Man talki more

Avengers #9

By: Jason Aaron, David Marquez
Released: Oct 10, 2018

WORLD WAR BELOW!
With the underwater world on the brink of war, the Avengers go aquatic to save the day, but air-breathers are no longer welcome in the undersea city of Atlantis. And Namor, the Sub-Mariner, lord of the seven seas, has a bold new plan that will change the balance of power on Earth forever.
Rated T+

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myconius reviewed Batman #56 Oct 3, 2018
4.5

it's too bad the rest of the issue didn't match up with the first few pages.

aside from a very cool opening...
the rest of this comic was a who lot of nothing. just random scenes of Batman looking for KG Beast questioning random characters, spread throughout random scenarios...
...Batman & Bronze Tiger somewhere in Asia, fighting random ninjas...
...Batman somehow bound, more

Batman #56

By: Tom King, Tony Daniel
Released: Oct 3, 2018

The Dark Knight's looking to drop both the hammer and sickle on the KGBeast, whose rampage across Gotham City takes a toll on Nightwing when he's injured in the fray. Blaming himself for his ward's fate, Batman gets grimmer than usual-and vows to take the Russian assassin down like the Berlin Wall. Is even Gotham City ready for that much violence? ...

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DC Stuff - Oct 15, 2018

Kanto doesnt let him know its worth it, just he is alive. In fact, kgbeast hasn't seen his father in over 25 years so "worth it" isnt really logical.

myconius - Oct 15, 2018

"btw Alan Moore is my fav writer." - i'm still trying to figure out why you bothered to say that? all you do is go on and on about Tom King.

egon244 rated Avengers #8 Oct 14, 2018
7.5

Avengers #8

By: Jason Aaron, David Marquez
Released: Sep 19, 2018

"WORLD TOUR" PART ONE
In the aftermath of their world-shaking battle against the Dark Celestials, the new Avengers team is officially formed, complete with a startling new headquarters at the top of the world. Behold the wonders of Avengers Mountain. But someone who doesn't seem impressed is Namor, the ferocious lord of Atlantis, whose rage may...

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egon244 rated Fear Itself Vol. 1 Oct 14, 2018
7.5

Fear Itself Vol. 1

By: Ed Brubaker, Scot Eaton

Captain America, Thor, Iron Man and the Avengers are Earth’s Mightiest Heroes — but even they know fear. And when a powerful and ancient evil overtakes our world, each hero must make a sacrifice to save the Earth. But as the Serpent’s mystical hammers transform friend and foe alike into unstoppable agents of destruction, as terror takes hold ...

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egon244 rated Secret Invasion Collected Oct 14, 2018
6.5

Secret Invasion Collected

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Leinil Francis Yu

Collects Secret Invasion (2008) #1-8. The shape-shifting Skrulls have been infiltrating the Earth for years, replacing many of Marvel's heroes with impostors, setting the stage for an all-out invasion.

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egon244 rated House Of M Collected Oct 14, 2018
6.5

House Of M Collected

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Olivier Coipel

Collects House of M (2005) #1-8. The Scarlet Witch is out of control, and the fate of the entire world is in her hands. Will Magneto help his daughter or use her powers to his own benefit? Starring the Astonishing X-Men and the New Avengers!

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egon244 rated Avengers #7 Oct 14, 2018
7.0

Avengers #7

By: Jason Aaron, Sara Pichelli
Released: Sep 5, 2018

FEATURING GHOST RIDER 1,000,000 BC!
If you thought you knew the beginnings of the Marvel Universe, you were wrong! Odin and his Prehistoric Avengers represent a period of Marvel history that's never been explored. That exploration begins this issue with the origin of the very first Ghost Rider, one who rides a flaming woolly mammoth and battles...

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Herptydoo reviewed Immortal Hulk #7 Oct 10, 2018
8.5

Carol's face on the cover drops the score from 9 to 8.5

Immortal Hulk #7

By: Al Ewing, Joe Bennett
Released: Oct 10, 2018

• They're the reason he died. They're the reason he came back. Now THE AVENGERS have to bring him in.
•  But how far will even Earth's Mightiest Heroes go to cage... the IMMORTAL HULK?
Rated T+

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egon244 - Oct 13, 2018

She does look a bit manly.

egon244 reviewed Immortal Hulk #7 Oct 13, 2018
8.5

"Devil Hulk"

This was great. All I wanted in this issue was to see the Hulk tear through the Avengers like they're nothing. Al Ewing and rest delivered just that and then some more.

Immortal Hulk or "Devil Hulk" is unstoppable. No hulkbuster armors, no Norse gods or fiery demons can bring him down. One question though. Where the heck is Doc Strange?
Joe Bennet and the r more

Immortal Hulk #7

By: Al Ewing, Joe Bennett
Released: Oct 10, 2018

• They're the reason he died. They're the reason he came back. Now THE AVENGERS have to bring him in.
•  But how far will even Earth's Mightiest Heroes go to cage... the IMMORTAL HULK?
Rated T+

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egon244 reviewed Titans #27 Oct 13, 2018
7.5

"We come back from the dead all the time"

The fallout from Heroes in Crisis and Batman #55 has reached the Titans. And as one might have expected they're not taking this very well. Some of them handle it better, others (I'm looking at you, Donna) not so much.
The team is struggling with the loss of Nightwing since he was the leader and the glue that held them all together.
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Titans #27

By: Dan Abnett, Brent Peeples
Released: Oct 10, 2018

Newly awakened metahuman Ionbound suffers a fateful transformation that rocks the Titans team to their core. If they can't save these Source Wall victims, what good is their latest mission? But does this development hold the key to helping them? Or is it a harbinger of more death and destruction to come? That's a lot of questions to answer; good th...

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egon244 reviewed Nightwing #50 Oct 5, 2018
7.5

This was interesting. A bit of a shake-up to a familiar formula that some fans will probably not be very keen about.

Seems like most of the Bat-children is getting some kind of change recently.

Nightwing #50

By: Ben Percy, Chris Mooneyham
Released: Oct 3, 2018

"Knight Terrors" begins here! The big issue #50 kicks off an epic four-part story that brings together critical moments of fear and doubt from the past and the present. A young Dick Grayson hopes to escape the shadow of the Bat and earn the title of Nightwing, while an older Dick Grayson must deal with a blow he did not see coming. A common enemy u...

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RBL - Oct 12, 2018

Making Nightwing a low-rent copy of Red Hood is just about as good a treatment as he received in the critically panned and terribly received All-Star Batman and Robin; and he was horribly mistreated and beat by Batman there. This is a cheap shock to generate a small surge of interest that will alienate more fans than it will drawn in. Worst issue of Nightwing to be released this year.

egon244 - Oct 13, 2018

Ok.

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RBL reviewed Superman #4 Oct 10, 2018
2.0

This is gonna be my shortest review yet.

The first page of this comic can be used to describe this whole issue, nay, the whole volume, perfectly. The first statement in this comic describes the Phantom Zone as the Nightmare Dimension where Krypton sent its worst creatures, criminals, and GARBAGE. That last statement is exactly what this volume continues to be, the pile ever growing with more

Superman #4

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Joe Prado
Released: Oct 10, 2018

As Superman fights to protect the world  from Rogol Zaar and the Kryptonian convicts trapped inside the Phantom Zone, the greatest minds on Earth devise a risky plan to return the planet from the deadly prison. With the Earth continuing to crack and crumble and its greatest heroes fall, can the Man of Steel hold the line and give his adop...

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RBL - Oct 12, 2018

Thanks, man. Nice to see someone else appreciates that book, it's really good mix of espionage, sci-fi action. Would really like to see a few more titles in that line, but so far it's going strong.

READ RUMBLE - Oct 13, 2018

I agree with your analysis RBL and actually I just dropped both Superman and AC from my pull list.

egon244 reviewed Plastic Man #5 Oct 12, 2018
5.5

"I gotta read the Bible more"

Now, this is just sad. This book started great. It had action, excitement, humor and a likable protagonist. It all kinda evaporated in this issue. Problems started in the last one, but they quickly escalated here. Plast became really bland, depressingly narrating through most of the issue. There are some attempts at humor, but they're just that, attempts. A more

Plastic Man #5

By: Gail Simone, Adriana Melo
Released: Oct 10, 2018

Eel O'Brian takes a flexible view of morality: you walk on your side of the line, he'll keep his feet on his (no promises about his hands, eyes, ears or midsection). That all stopped when his alter ego Plastic Man got suckered into the high-stakes world of super-heroic traitors and super-villainous cabals. Now he's gonna stiffen his spine, screw up...

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egon244 reviewed Superman #4 Oct 12, 2018
7.5

"I thought you liked Batman"

Another month and another solid issue of Superman. I am really enjoying this run so far.

Superman is more action orientated and bigger in scale than Action Comics, so we have Kal-El taking on the entire might of the Phantom Zone lead by crazed Rogol Zaar in this issue. The fight rages on, heroes come up with a ridiculous (awesome) plan to save th more

Superman #4

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Joe Prado
Released: Oct 10, 2018

As Superman fights to protect the world  from Rogol Zaar and the Kryptonian convicts trapped inside the Phantom Zone, the greatest minds on Earth devise a risky plan to return the planet from the deadly prison. With the Earth continuing to crack and crumble and its greatest heroes fall, can the Man of Steel hold the line and give his adop...

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egon244 added Murder Falcon to their pull list Oct 12, 2018

Murder Falcon

From DANIEL WARREN JOHNSON, the creator of the Eisner-nominated series EXTREMITY, comes MURDER FALCON! The world is under attack by monsters, and Jake's life is falling apart: no band, no girl, no future... until he meets Murder Falcon. He was sent from The Heavy to destroy all evil, but he can't do it without Jake shredding up a storm. Now, with e...

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egon244 reviewed Murder Falcon #1 Oct 12, 2018
8.0

"Don't thank me, ma'am. Thank METAL"

Fighting giant monsters and saving people with the power of METAL?
Well, f*ck yeah! Count me in.

Murder Falcon #1

By: Daniel Warren Johnson
Released: Oct 10, 2018

From DANIEL WARREN JOHNSON, the creator of the Eisner-nominated series EXTREMITY, comes MURDER FALCON! The world is under attack by monsters, and Jake's life is falling apart: no band, no girl, no future... until he meets Murder Falcon. He was sent from The Heavy to destroy all evil, but he can't do it without Jake shredding up a storm. Now, with e...

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egon244 reviewed Wonder Woman #56 Oct 11, 2018
7.5

"Says the talking chimp driving the boat fulla monsters"

The Witching Hour continues and thanks to it we're getting the first good issue of Wonder Woman in a really long time.
Magic is still going haywire and another young witch is getting possessed by the three-faced goddess Hecate. So Diana and her Dark Justice League don't have much of a choice but to turn to the only person tha more

Wonder Woman #56

By: James Tynion IV, Emanuela Lupacchino
Released: Oct 10, 2018

"The Witching Hour" part two! The Justice League Dark barely escaped their first encounter with Hecate, but they know she'll be coming back for the power inside Wonder Woman. But what if Diana could tap into that power herself to take on Hecate directly?

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egon244 reviewed Flash #56 Oct 11, 2018
6.5

Another issue of The Flash and another struggle with the new forces.

Storywise it's a fine issue with nothing major or groundbreaking happening. Flash and detective Burns are trapped in the recesses of Heatwave's mind and Iris along with Commander Cold are trying to figure out how to get them out. I'm going to say here that I really like the dynamic these two are having together. Both more

Flash #56

By: Joshua Williamson, Scott Kolins
Released: Oct 10, 2018

Things are about to get hot-very hot!-when Flash has to battle fire monsters generated by his longtime nemesis, Heat Wave. Unfortunately, the pilot light blew out in Mick Rory's head, because he's comatose from the effects of the Sage Force! How can the Scarlet Speedster reach his old frenemy and get him to put out the fire monsters? Looks like Com...

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egon244 reviewed Catwoman #4 Oct 10, 2018
7.5

A little retelling of Catwoman's origin, focusing primarily on her relationship with her sister, Magdalene.

Abusive father, living on the streets, stealing to survive. And while Selina embraces being Catwoman, her younger sister tries her best to have a normal life. But being Catwoman's sister comes with a heavy price.
And now, new city, new people that are after Selina and it see more

Catwoman #4

By: Jo?lle Jones
Released: Oct 10, 2018

Things have gone from bad to worse for Selina in Villa Hermosa. Her new city has taken away what little she was able to carry with her from Gotham, and her rap sheet offers scant protection when local crooks frame her for murdering two police officers. The law has caught up with her and Catwoman is in the clink, giving her time to reflect on her li...

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Comix4fever reviewed Titans #26 Sep 29, 2018
7.0

Where did Steel's arrogance come from?

Titans #26

By: Dan Abnett, Brent Peeples
Released: Sep 26, 2018

Spinning out of events in issue #25, Donna is on the trail of the newly revitalized Blood Cult, whose evil experiments have transformed an entire town into bloodthirsty zombies! Plus, Miss Martian must wrestle with her own inner demons before she completely loses control!

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egon244 - Oct 8, 2018

My guess, her tech smarts were challenged.

egon244 reviewed Titans #26 Oct 8, 2018
7.5

Last few issues kinda looked like Dan Abnett was stumbling in the dark with the story. Not really knowing where to go with it.

This issue, on the other hand, seemed like things are finally on the right track.
That, paired with some nice art, made for a pretty good issue of The Titans.

Titans #26

By: Dan Abnett, Brent Peeples
Released: Sep 26, 2018

Spinning out of events in issue #25, Donna is on the trail of the newly revitalized Blood Cult, whose evil experiments have transformed an entire town into bloodthirsty zombies! Plus, Miss Martian must wrestle with her own inner demons before she completely loses control!

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egon244 rated Titans #25 Oct 8, 2018
6.5

Titans #25

By: Dan Abnett, Brandon Peterson
Released: Sep 12, 2018

The Titans split into three separate squads to combat the growing Source Wall Event threat in this anniversary issue! As Raven, Steel and Beast Boy contain an alien-robot outbreak, and Donna Troy tracks down the Blood Cult, who claim to have knowledge of why the Source Wall cracked, Nightwing and Miss Martian are fighting each other while also figh...

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egon244 rated The Terrifics #8 Oct 8, 2018
7.0

The Terrifics #8

By: Jeff Lemire, Dale Eaglesham
Released: Sep 26, 2018

The Terrifics find themselves stuck up a cosmic tree with the newly rediscovered Tom Strong-and the fire department ain't coming to rescue them! The team gets split up while trying to escape this devious trap set for them by a mysterious enemy known as Doc Dread, and they wind up in a bunch of weird dimensions trippier than a spin on the "Yellow Su...

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egon244 rated Wonder Woman #55 Oct 7, 2018
6.0

Wonder Woman #55

By: Steve Orlando, Raul Allen
Released: Sep 26, 2018

Then, two armies stand ready to annihilate each other, with Wonder Woman and Artemis caught in the middle, fighting for the souls of the exiled Amazons living in Bana-Mighdall! Does Diana possess the might and diplomatic prowess to convince her sisters to stop their march toward war? Who will fall beneath the flaming swords of Rustam? And more impo...

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egon244 rated Wonder Woman #54 Oct 6, 2018
6.0

Wonder Woman #54

By: Steve Orlando, Raul Allen
Released: Sep 12, 2018

Diana's model U.N. project goes up in flames when she tries to intervene and stop the exiled Bana-Mighdall Amazons from invading the nation of Qurac under false pretenses. She clashes with Artemis, who wants her exiled sisters to go to war, despite the fact that the expat Amazons are being manipulated...by none other than the deadly Rustam, Quraci ...

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egon244 reviewed Tony Stark: Iron Man #4 Oct 5, 2018
7.5

"You shall not pass!"

Never thought I would see anything that would make Tony Stark uncomfortable and awkward. It looks like linking your brain with a robot will do that.

But this issue was all around ridiculous. In a good way. Corporate espionage, everyone dating, action, Vespa-Man and on top of that Andy Bhang channeling his inner Gandalf. Yeah, it's a good one.
>I'm still on the fence about this concept of robotics ethics and A.I.'s rights, but we'll see how this plot point will develop. more

Tony Stark: Iron Man #4

By: Dan Slott, Valerio Schiti
Released: Oct 3, 2018

STUNG!
•  You wanted to know who the book's love interest is going to be? Here you go. The one, the only...Janet Van Dyne! A love not seen since AVENGERS #224 is about to be rekindled.
•  And what's going on with Sunset Bain's new dating app? Some of these online matches are just a little too good to be true......

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egon244 reviewed Green Arrow #45 Oct 4, 2018
8.5

"Good-bye, Roy"

So Roy Harper really is dead. Up until this point, I thought that in Heros in Crisis #2 we will learn that maybe he and Wallman were just really badly beaten... I guess that won't happen.

The issue itself is a beautiful, well-written eulogy for Roy, with his friends and "family" attending the funeral and saying a few kind words. Only one person is spiraling d more

Green Arrow #45

By: Julie Benson, Javi Fernandez
Released: Oct 3, 2018

In this Heroes in Crisis tie-in, Oliver Queen is forced to take a hard look at himself and evaluate his methods after he fails one too many times trying to do the right thing. It's a dark, depressing stroll down memory lane for the Emerald Archer, as Oliver must come to grips with how he's hurt the people around him. This issue guest-stars members ...

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Comix4fever - Oct 4, 2018

I hope that the Roy Harper last seen in Convergane Titans will take dead Roy’s place.

Comix4fever - Oct 4, 2018

With Lian, of course.

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10

Im not gonna lie. When i first heard about this story arc and saw the first cover, i was a little concerned. It felt like an OK idea. But last weeks JLD made me excited and this first part of The Witching Hour is amazing! Wonder Woman is a total badass (of course) and this whole event seems very promising! I dont remember if ive said it before, but James Tynion knows how to write teams SO WELL!

Witching Hour: Wonder Woman and Justice League Dark #1

By: James Tynion IV, Jesus Merino
Released: Oct 3, 2018

Just in time for Halloween, it's "The Witching Hour," a five-part weekly event that will rewrite the future of DC's magical heroes!
Hecate, the witch-goddess of magic, always knew a day would come when the monsters she stole her magic from would return. Now she must activate the Witchmarked, humans within whom she secreted vast stores of power...

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8.0

"I don't like your tone, but I do like your whiskey."

I'm not a big fan of events that span multiple titles, but when it starts like this and involves only two books, how can I say no?

James Tynion continues the plot threads he laid in Justice League Dark about magic being threatened, three faced goddess Hecate and Wonder Woman's mysterious power. And he does a great job. The more

Witching Hour: Wonder Woman and Justice League Dark #1

By: James Tynion IV, Jesus Merino
Released: Oct 3, 2018

Just in time for Halloween, it's "The Witching Hour," a five-part weekly event that will rewrite the future of DC's magical heroes!
Hecate, the witch-goddess of magic, always knew a day would come when the monsters she stole her magic from would return. Now she must activate the Witchmarked, humans within whom she secreted vast stores of power...

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