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egon244 added Wolverine (2020) to their pull list Feb 23, 2020

Wolverine (2020)

THE BEST IS BACK!
Wolverine been through a lot. He's been a loner. He's been a killer. He's been a hero. He's been an Avenger. He's been to hell and back. Now, as the nation of Krakoa brings together all Mutantkind, he can finally be... happy? With his family all together and safe, Wolverine has everything he ever wanted... and everything to lo...

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egon244 reviewed Wolverine #1 Feb 23, 2020
7.0

"Who the hell are you?"

The first story was interesting but really slow.

Because of not the greatest pacing is was a bit of a slog to get through. But writing and the dialogue are solid. Percy has already shown it in X-Force and proves it here. His Wolverine sounds great and he plays hide and seek with kids. Awesome.
I'm also interested in Mr. Bannister, especially in t more

Wolverine #1

By: Ben Percy, Adam Kubert
Released: Feb 19, 2020

THE BEST IS BACK!
Wolverine been through a lot. He's been a loner. He's been a killer. He's been a hero. He's been an Avenger. He's been to hell and back. Now, as the nation of Krakoa brings together all Mutantkind, he can finally be... happy? With his family all together and safe, Wolverine has everything he ever wanted... and everything to lo...

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egon244 reviewed New Mutants #7 Feb 23, 2020
7.5

"DEATHBIRD!"

I'm not a big fan of breaking the fourth wall but that recap and subsequent conversation with Dani was nothing short of hilarious. That was a great way to start an issue.

The rest of the issue doesn't disappoint either. There's humor, there's an innovative fight sequence and then there's Bobby who is just a facepalm inducing machine.

The space adventur more

New Mutants #7

By: Jonathan Hickman, Rod Reis
Released: Feb 19, 2020

Deep in Shi'Ar space, the NEW MUTANTS have found themselves dead in the middle of an intergalactic power struggle. They're probably equipped to handle that, right? And back on Earth, the young mutants of Krakoa look forward to the future...whatever it may hold.
Rated T+

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egon244 reviewed Marauders #8 Feb 22, 2020
7.0

"To me, my Marauders"

Never thought I'd say this but Iceman scared me in this issue. That "eye for an eye" bit, bad guys breaking their fingers when trying to pull the trigger? Dammit, man.

The sisterly moment between Emma and Ororo was great and I just can't wait for someone to wipe that smug smile of Sebastian Shaw's stupid face.

Stefano Caselli's art is always g more

Marauders #8

By: Gerry Duggan, Stefano Caselli
Released: Feb 19, 2020

THE TREASURE OF ISLAND M!
As Verendi's plans against Krakoa grow, the Marauders find themselves missing something vital... something that brings Storm and the White Queen to blows. Artist Stefano Caselli (AVENGERS, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN) joins the crew of the craziest X-series of them al!
Rated T+

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egon244 reviewed Batman #89 Feb 21, 2020
7.5

"She doesn't look so tough"

I am liking this story. It's getting more and more interesting with each new issue. After months of depressing and sad Dark Knight, Batman is fun to read again.

We get a lot from this issue. We get a little backstory on the new assassins that were introduced, they're pretty good. Tynion shows that he writes a good Harley Quinn, little crazy and dit more

Batman #89

By: James Tynion IV, Guillem March
Released: Feb 19, 2020

Batman must stop Deathstroke from killing the mayor of Gotham City! But to do so he has to figure out who ordered the hit in the first place. If his four main suspects aren't 'fessing up to the crime, then is there someone even more sinister lurking in the shadows waiting to deliver the coup de grâce? Whoever it is, one victim will fall under ...

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pablo reviewed DCeased: The Unkillables #1 Feb 19, 2020
5.5


This series is basically Marvel Zombies in the DC universe.

DCeased: The Unkillables #1

By: Tom Taylor, Karl Mostert
Released: Feb 19, 2020

The blockbuster DC series returns to answer this question: What did the villains do when the heroes failed and the world ended? Spinning out of the dramatic events of 2019's smash hit, writer Tom Taylor returns to this dark world with a street-level tale of death, heroism and redemption. Led by Red Hood and Deathstroke, DC's hardest villains and an...

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egon244 - Feb 19, 2020

Well... yeah.

egon244 added DCeased: The Unkillables to their pull list Feb 19, 2020

DCeased: The Unkillables

The blockbuster DC series returns to answer this question: What did the villains do when the heroes failed and the world ended? Spinning out of the dramatic events of 2019's smash hit, writer Tom Taylor returns to this dark world with a street-level tale of death, heroism and redemption. Led by Red Hood and Deathstroke, DC's hardest villains and an...

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egon244 reviewed DCeased: The Unkillables #1 Feb 19, 2020
7.0

"It's an apocalypse, don't judge me"

Tom Taylor returns to his zombified version of the DC universe and, just like last time, it's fun.

This one goes for a bit more comedic streak, at least in this issue, with a sort of dry humor and jokes being thrown around by characters. The sense of hopelessness and dread is not half as prolific here as it was in the original mini-series. more

DCeased: The Unkillables #1

By: Tom Taylor, Karl Mostert
Released: Feb 19, 2020

The blockbuster DC series returns to answer this question: What did the villains do when the heroes failed and the world ended? Spinning out of the dramatic events of 2019's smash hit, writer Tom Taylor returns to this dark world with a street-level tale of death, heroism and redemption. Led by Red Hood and Deathstroke, DC's hardest villains and an...

egon244 reviewed Superman #20 Feb 18, 2020
7.0

"I'll talk to him"

An enjoyable issue.

There's Superman, there's cool action, there's Mongul.

I like Mongul.

Superman #20

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Joe Prado
Released: Feb 12, 2020

The United Planets is a perfect, beautiful idea...that completely flies in the face of everything the barbaric Mongul has been fighting for his entire life. Mongol will destroy the United Planets and Superman with it. And he said something about using Earth as his toilet. Which doesn't sound very nice. The return of one of Superman's biggest and ba...

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egon244 reviewed Batman: Pennyworth R.I.P. #1 Feb 16, 2020
7.5

"To Alfred"

Let's have one writer kill Alfred in a poor story and then let's have others, better ones, do damage control and give him a proper send-off - that's the DC Way.

Let's have one awesome writer make an amazing, intricate story that fixes pretty much every major problem with our continuity and then due to a few delays let's disregard that completely and let's just hav more

Batman: Pennyworth R.I.P. #1

By: James Tynion IV, Eddy Barrows
Released: Feb 12, 2020

Alfred Pennyworth served the Wayne family for decades-even through the tragic loss of Bruce Wayne's parents. His death at the hands of Bane is the only event that could possibly compare to that fateful night in Crime Alley, and it leaves Bruce at a similar crossroads. If Alfred was the glue that held the Bat-Family together, how will Batman deal wi...

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egon244 reviewed Excalibur #7 Feb 16, 2020
6.5

"Time for the fairy babysitter, kiddo"

It was alright.

Excalibur #7

By: Tini Howard, Wilton Santos
Released: Feb 12, 2020

THE HUNTSMEN AND THE WARWOLVES!
Excalibur faces an old foe - this time as the hunters rather than the game.
Rated T+

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egon244 reviewed X-Force #7 Feb 16, 2020
7.5

"Can't sleep either?"

It looks like XENO took more from Domino than just some of her skin.

Good issue, with a nice story and some good action. The ending, though a bit predictable, sets an exciting stage for the future.

X-Force #7

By: Ben Percy, Oscar Bazaldua
Released: Feb 12, 2020

MISS FORTUNE STRIKES!
Domino's luck seems to be changing... Can she find the source of her misfortune before it costs lives all over the world? And has Colossus healed enough to help her... or even himself?
Parental Advisory

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egon244 reviewed X-Men #6 Feb 15, 2020
7.0

"Hated and feared. I fear I'm growing numb to it"

Unfortunately, this issue does not follow the story from the last issue. I get why Hickman does it, but it doesn't change the fact that it is starting to be a little frustrating that every issue is basically a different story.

As for the #6, it's pretty good. The art maybe could've been better, but other than that it's quite a more

X-Men #6

By: Jonathan Hickman, Matteo Buffagni
Released: Feb 12, 2020

Mystique goes to extraordinary lengths to get what she wants...
Rated T+

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egon244 reviewed Thor #3 Feb 15, 2020
9.0

"Through is the only way"

I'll keep it short. This was excellent. Both in writing and art.

Excellent.

Thor #3

By: Donny Cates, Nic Klein
Released: Feb 12, 2020

THE BATTLE OF TWO STORMS!
It's Mjolnir versus Stormbreaker as Thor's old ally Beta Ray Bill makes a thunderous entrance! But what has put the two friends at odds - and can the King of Asgard convince the Korbinite to let him continue his bloody mission to save all that is?
Rated T+

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Kalaoui reviewed Immortal Hulk #31 Feb 14, 2020
9.5

It's fantastic even more so than usual. Ewing, more than 30 issues in, still finds ways to get me emotional about shady characters I shouldn't care about. I mean Dr. McGown's past sequence intro was perfect and the ending just the same. Matched with great clean art by Javier Rodriguez. I'm still thinking about GlowBoy...damn!
Xemnu on the other hand was just as interesting and I love Ewing's more

Immortal Hulk #31

By: Al Ewing, Joe Bennett
Released: Feb 12, 2020

• There's a new monster in town. He's cuddly. He's lovable. He's down with the kids. And he's available for your corporate retreat.
•  Yes, there was another Hulk, once - the one who made all those nasty threats to end the world. But who needs him?
•  THE LIVING HULK is here. And he's going to save us...

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Afre reviewed Immortal Hulk #31 Feb 12, 2020
9.5

Nice to see my childhood hero, Xemnu, back. I too remember watching him on the TV and reading comics about the adventures of the Incredible Hulk.

Immortal Hulk #31

By: Al Ewing, Joe Bennett
Released: Feb 12, 2020

• There's a new monster in town. He's cuddly. He's lovable. He's down with the kids. And he's available for your corporate retreat.
•  Yes, there was another Hulk, once - the one who made all those nasty threats to end the world. But who needs him?
•  THE LIVING HULK is here. And he's going to save us...

egon244 reviewed Immortal Hulk #31 Feb 12, 2020
9.0

"I've always wanted to meet the Incredible Hulk"

In my review for the last issue, I wrote that I feel staleness creeping into the series. I take that back.

I have no idea who or what Xemnu is, but this issue was awesome. It blew my socks off. My interest in this book has been brought back to 100%.

I won't write anything else, because I don't want to put any spoiler more

Immortal Hulk #31

By: Al Ewing, Joe Bennett
Released: Feb 12, 2020

• There's a new monster in town. He's cuddly. He's lovable. He's down with the kids. And he's available for your corporate retreat.
•  Yes, there was another Hulk, once - the one who made all those nasty threats to end the world. But who needs him?
•  THE LIVING HULK is here. And he's going to save us...

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egon244 reviewed Ant-Man #1 Feb 11, 2020
6.5

"The warning came from the bee"

The issue started fine, but it quickly became a rather "meh" experience.

I may give the second issue a shot, but I'm afraid "loser" heroes (as Scott is portrayed here) are not really my thing.

Ant-Man #1

By: Zeb Wells, Dylan Burnett
Released: Feb 5, 2020

Scott Lang is back and doing better than ever! Er, at least according to him, but his daughter, Stinger, and the anthill he's living in say otherwise. Desperate to raise his daughter's opinion of him, Scott takes a job from local beekeepers only to uncover a global conspiracy that could topple the world order! No time to call the Avengers, this sou...

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egon244 reviewed Immortal Hulk: Great Power #1 Feb 11, 2020
7.5

"I could keep it"

What a wonderfully bonkers issue. Oversized one-shots were made for stories like this.

The cover made me think it's some sort of What If? story, but it's totally in canon with Immortal Hulk and other titles.
Tom Taylor makes it work really well and he writes a great Web-head. The rest of the dialogue is not bad either.
Molina's art is great, especi more

Immortal Hulk: Great Power #1

By: Tom Taylor, Jorge Molina
Released: Feb 5, 2020

THE HULK FINDS A NEW HOST: THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN!
When Bruce Banner wakes up in the middle of the night without the Hulk, he thinks he's finally free. But the Hulk is immortal - and the night's not over yet. If you thought he was dangerous in the body of mild-mannered Bruce Banner, wait till you see him now. Peter Parker is a man with the prop...

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egon244 reviewed Immortal Hulk #30 Feb 10, 2020
8.0

"Oh, Randolph. And you were doing so well"

He really, really was.

Another great issue, as always, but I can't help this feeling I have. Ever since Hulk and the crew took over the Shadow Base, I feel there's a bit of staleness creeping into the book. I'm not as excited about the new issue of Immortal Hulk as I used to be. I do hope it will pass.

That was some awesom more

Immortal Hulk #30

By: Al Ewing, Joe Bennett
Released: Jan 29, 2020

• The first Gamma Bomb unleashed a terrifying creature with impossible strength who waged war on all human authority.
•  The authorities gave the beast a name - a name the whole world knows. But it was someone else's name first...
•  ...and now the HULK THAT WAS has returned to take it back.
Rated...

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egon244 reviewed Thor #2 Feb 9, 2020
8.5

"Do not make me go through you"

Did Donny Cates just murder the DC Universe? Is the Black Winter DC's editorial and management and it's now coming for Marvel Universe? What the Hel is happening?

Ok, now that we have this weird intro out of the way let's delve into the issue. It does not have the same jaw-dropping effect as the last issue (the last one was a real surprise), bu more

Thor #2

By: Donny Cates, Nic Klein
Released: Jan 29, 2020

THE BLACK WINTER AND THE DEVOURER KING!
Before him lies the Black Winter; behind, a trail of death wrought by his own hand. The God of Thunder hurtles through the cosmos, searching for the power to save Asgard and all existence. But no power in the heavens can save a god - a king - from his bloody duty.
Rated T+

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egon244 reviewed Marauders #7 Feb 9, 2020
6.5

"Do you need some clothes?"

The trend from the last issue continues. Things are getting more interesting, but they're still not all the way there.

Verendi is still plotting, Caselli's art is Amazing and Callisto along with Bishop are the best characters in this issue.

Unfortunately no news about the state and whereabouts of Captain Pryde. But she survived a ride in more

Marauders #7

By: Gerry Duggan, Stefano Caselli
Released: Feb 5, 2020

THE TREASURE OF ISLAND M!
As Verendi's plans against Krakoa grow, the Marauders find themselves missing something vital... something that brings Storm and the White Queen to blows. Artist Stefano Caselli (AVENGERS, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN) joins the crew of the craziest X-series of them al!
Rated T+

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egon244 reviewed X-Force #6 Feb 9, 2020
8.0

"Because I'm never wrong"

Just like the cover suggests, Beast is the main star of this issue.

He guides us through the inner workings of the X-Force and his own, more shadowy activities, showing in the process, that he started to live by the principle "the end justifies the means". By doing so, he might have created a very dangerous enemy.
Also, did Xavier ordered his ow more

X-Force #6

By: Ben Percy, Joshua Cassara
Released: Jan 29, 2020

DEADLY CHOICES CARRY DARK CONSEQUENCES!
First, Domino and Forge have to pick up the pieces as the team faces a major setback! Then, Beast takes matters into his own hands when a piece of new technology threatens the safety of the nation.
Parental Advisory

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egon244 reviewed Batman #88 Feb 5, 2020
7.5

"You want me to steal this car?"

James Tynion continues to deliver a good Batman story, while Guillem March provides a bit uneven, but still great looking art.

I am digging this story so far. I'm glad to know that this Designer is not Mr. J and I am looking forward to learning more about him and his "perfect crime".

Action is good, Bat-gadgets are getting crazier w more

Batman #88

By: James Tynion IV, Guillem March
Released: Feb 5, 2020

The conspiracy that will rock Batman's world continues to unfold as the Dark Knight travels to Arkham Asylum to get answers from the Penguin! What dark secret does he share with The Joker, the Riddler, and...Catwoman? Plus, the plague of assassins descending upon Gotham City in its weakest moments continues! Will this be the moment when Deathstroke...

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allenquanobi reviewed Justice League #40 Feb 5, 2020
5.0

Can't recommend this at all. Continuity issues all over the place. It doesn't continue any story beats from the last issue nor follow a major plot from Batman. I honestly was lost considering the last issue of justice league only came out last week. Time to drop this book until the next inevitable relaunch.

EDIT: after reading this again, looks like that one Batman panel that seems more

Justice League #40

By: Robert Venditti, Doug Mahnke
Released: Feb 5, 2020

The next chapter for comics' premier superteam begins! An unexpected arrival from the stars brings a dire warning to the Justice League: A new breed of conquerors is on the march. Led by Superman's nemesis Eradicator, a genetically engineered, super-powered strike team has come to subjugate Earth. To aid the Justice League, Batman makes the unprece...

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DC Stuff - Feb 6, 2020

Venditti said its in bruce's imagination...that's why the panel before and after, the screen doesn't have alfred

Talon1load - Feb 6, 2020

Yeah, that panel just shouldn’t have been there. Still, this is so much better than Snyder’s bullshit run.

egon244 reviewed Justice League #40 Feb 5, 2020
7.0

"Planning a swim home, Master Bruce?"

This was sooooo refreshing. No space gods, no multiverse threatening/altering events. Just a nicely written, simple story. I have missed that.

Venditti seems to get the voices of the Leaguers right, those present at least, the absence of J'onn and Kendra is disturbing. With Mahnke and Mendoza on art, you can't go wrong either.

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Justice League #40

By: Robert Venditti, Doug Mahnke
Released: Feb 5, 2020

The next chapter for comics' premier superteam begins! An unexpected arrival from the stars brings a dire warning to the Justice League: A new breed of conquerors is on the march. Led by Superman's nemesis Eradicator, a genetically engineered, super-powered strike team has come to subjugate Earth. To aid the Justice League, Batman makes the unprece...

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myconius reviewed Detective Comics Annual #3 Jan 29, 2020
7.0

the first story was entertaining. had decent (dynamic, action-packed) art.

the second story was a bit of a slog, and Eduardo Risso's art usually looks much better than this.

it's good to see DC doubling down of the crappy decision of letting a worthless hack writer kill-off Alfred. one of the best characters in the entire Batman history, next to Bruce Wayne and Dick Grayson. more

Detective Comics Annual #3

By: Peter J. Tomasi, Sumit Kumar
Released: Jan 29, 2020

Of all the mayhem and madness that "City of Bane" visited upon Batman's world, the death of Alfred Pennyworth had the greatest impact. As Bruce struggles to pick up the pieces of his life, the absence of the man who had always helped him is felt with devastating consequences. With new storm clouds brewing on the horizon, does Bruce Wayne have what ...

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egon244 - Feb 4, 2020

Seems to me that DC editorial reaaaly does not want for their comics to be good and to sell. Someone probably said "Marvel is already winning with us in movie theaters. Why don't we help them win with us on the comic stands too."

egon244 - Feb 4, 2020

And the people who will suffer will be fans and comic book readers (obviously), but also the many talented writers and artists that they have who instead of telling good stories will have to conform to this bs to keep their jobs. That's just sad.

egon244 reviewed New Mutants #6 Feb 4, 2020
8.0

"Is Daddy going to be okay?"

This issue was awesome.

What started very innocently took a turn that I did not expect. A very drastic one, especially for a more humor/adventure orientated book. And it worked 100%. It got some real emotion out of me.

Total surprise. Kudos to Ed Brisson.

New Mutants #6

By: Jonathan Hickman, Flaviano
Released: Jan 29, 2020

A simple visit to check in on old friends in the human world has gone wrong - dangerously wrong. With innocent lives on the line, Armor and the other young mutants have their hands tied... but escaping without collateral damage looks increasingly impossible.
Rated T+

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egon244 reviewed Fallen Angels #6 Feb 3, 2020
4.5

"Fly"

What an enormous waste of time these six issues turned out to be.

Ok, psionic wings were cool, but aside from that we got:

- boring and sluggish story.

- awful, just awful art, even worse than what Romita showed in Action Comics.

- and terribly written, pretentious characters.

I guess the universe needs balance after all. For more

Fallen Angels #6

By: Bryan Edward Hill, Szymon Kudranski
Released: Jan 29, 2020

HARK! MORE ANGELS FALL!
Husk and Bling! Join Psylocke and company on their mission to stave off Apoth and his children! Then - Cable turns on X-23?!?
Rated T+

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egon244 reviewed X-Men #5 Feb 2, 2020
7.0

"You tell 'em, kiddo"

Finally an issue with art that fits. Leinil Yu's art isn't bad by any measure, but it just somehow doesn't fit X-Men for me.

As for the story, I don't have that much to say.
Children of the Vault are a total unknown to me, X-23 in this issue seems to be a completely different person than she is in Fallen Angels (a better written one) and the issue i more

X-Men #5

By: Jonathan Hickman, R. B. Silva
Released: Jan 29, 2020

The X-Men, the most powerful heroes on the planet, deal with an old nemesis' surprising return...
Rated T

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