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Briton rated Superman #19 Jan 25, 2020
2.0

Superman #19

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Joe Prado
Released: Jan 22, 2020

One day later! What happens the day after Superman reveals his secret identity to the world? And what repercussions will his decision have across the entire DC Universe? Plus, Superman: president of Earth?

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Briton reviewed The Dollhouse Family #3 Jan 23, 2020
7.0

Rather disapproving. I really hope we're not going to go into the almost obligatory liberal political territory. This was an interesting story, surely it can continue to be so?

The Dollhouse Family #3

By: Mike Carey, Peter Gross
Released: Jan 8, 2020

Childhood ends. Children grow up. And young Alice is now a mother herself, raising her daughter alone in 1990s London. But the Dollhouse has never forgotten the promise that she made. The Dollhouse knows where she's gone. And so does Jenny, the ghost of the girl who died in her orphanage...

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Briton reviewed Daphne Byrne #1 Jan 20, 2020
7.0

Nothing we haven't seen a thousand times before. I'll give it another issue, but this one did not inspire me.

Daphne Byrne #1

By: Laura Marks, Kelley Jones
Released: Jan 8, 2020

In the gaslit splendor of late 19th-century New York, rage builds inside 14-year-old Daphne. The sudden death of her father has left her alone with her irresponsible, grief-stricken mother-who becomes easy prey for a group of occultists promising to contact her dead husband. While fighting to disentangle her mother from these charlatans, Daphne beg...

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Briton reviewed Black Cat #8 Jan 20, 2020
8.0

Much better than the last issue.

Black Cat #8

By: Jed MacKay, Dike Ruan
Released: Jan 8, 2020

• Black Cat and the Thieves Guild are now in an all-out WAR!
•  In wars, there are casualties and Felicia needs to get someone she loves out of the city immediately.
•  But can she trust THE BEETLE (fresh off her AMAZING SPIDER-MAN supporting role) to help her?
Rated T

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Briton added Black Cat (2019) to their pull list Jan 20, 2020

Black Cat (2019)

SPINNING OUT OF THE PAGES OF AMAZING SPIDER-MAN!
ALL-NEW ONGOING SERIES!
The Black Cat is back and starring in her first ever ongoing series! Felicia Hardy has a taste for the finer things in life and a certain set of skills that can get her into any mansion, vault or museum to...procure said finer things. But due to her actions in AMAZING ...

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Briton reviewed Legion of Super-Heroes #3 Jan 18, 2020
2.5

Total crap. Give us back the LSH.

Legion of Super-Heroes #3

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Ryan Sook
Released: Jan 15, 2020

You knew there was no way Jon Kent was going to leave his best friend behind! Welcome to the future, Damian Wayne! (This is such a terrible idea!) Also, meet the new Legionnaires as they head to a secret undercover mission on the first man-made planet: Planet Gotham. Every page of this new DC epic plants seeds and ideas that will blast out across t...

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Briton rated Gideon Falls #19 Jan 5, 2020
9.0

Gideon Falls #19

By: Jeff Lemire, Andrea Sorrentino
Released: Dec 11, 2019

    "THE PENTOCULUS," Part Three
As a vicious psychopath terrorizes small-town Gideon Falls, the mysterious Ploughmen finally reveal themselves... but are they too late to stop the massacre?

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8.5

This may be yet another female monster hunter series, but it is well done.

Something is Killing the Children #4

By: James Tynion IV, Werther Dell'edera
Released: Dec 11, 2019

The FBI has come to the small town of Archer's Peak, allegedly to help stop more children from being killed. But when the Sheriff's department turns their investigation to Erica Slaughter, the FBI is more interested in getting in the way. As the horrified townspeople watch Erica arm herself for a war they can't see, tensions rise to their breaking ...

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Briton rated The Dollhouse Family #2 Jan 4, 2020
8.5

The Dollhouse Family #2

By: Mike Carey, Peter Gross
Released: Dec 11, 2019

One time, just one time, Alice did what the Dollhouse asked of her...and it turned her life upside down forever. But that wasn't enough for the House. There's another piece of the bargain that she's reneging on and until she gives it what it wants, the House can make matters even worse...for Alice, or anyone unlucky enough to come near her!

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Briton reviewed Action Comics #1018 Jan 4, 2020
1.5

Dreadful. DC is already on its knees, and Bendis has barely begun his reign.

Action Comics #1018

By: Brian Michael Bendis, John Romita
Released: Jan 1, 2020

One of the biggest Superman stories of all time continues in "Metropolis Doom" part two! War and chaos strikes the heart of Metropolis. The Invisible Mafia, Lex Luthor, and the Legion of Doom all stand their ground to take over Metropolis. Superstar writer Brian Michael Bendis reunites with comic art legends John Romita Jr. and Klaus Janson to brin...

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Briton reviewed Red Mother #1 Jan 4, 2020
8.0

A promising start.

Red Mother #1

By: Jeremy Haun, Danny Luckert
Released: Dec 11, 2019

* Jeremy Haun returns to his The Beauty roots as he teams with Danny Luckert, hot off Regression, for a new psychological horror series.  
* After losing her eye and the man she loves in a brutal mugging, Daisy McDonough is left trying to put the pieces of her life back together. Just when she begins to think she can heal- move on, sh...

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8.5

A welcome return for this title. Despite Bernice's silly 'We can do it" headband.

Harrow County: Death's Choir #1

By: Cullen Bunn, Naomi Franquiz
Released: Dec 18, 2019

Harrow County is back! The Award-winning, Eisner-nominated, southern-gothic horror series returns with a brand-new story.
Ten years have passed since Emmy exited Harrow County, leaving her close friend Bernice as steward of the supernatural home.
But World War II is in full swing, taking Harrow's young men and leaving the community more vul...

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Briton reviewed Basketful of Heads #3 Jan 1, 2020
8.0

An entertaining issue.

Basketful of Heads #3

By: Joe Hill, Leomacs
Released: Dec 18, 2019

Basketful of Heads continues as a seven-issue miniseries! June Branch has been hunted, haunted, and desperate; she's got an ancient Viking axe with mystical properties and a severed head in a basket that won't shut up. If she can't make her traveling companion be quiet, maybe she can get some answers out of him...answers that might spell the differ...

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Briton reviewed The Low, Low Woods #1 Jan 1, 2020
3.5

Identity politics abound, the main characters are annoying, the artwork is crap and the story is incoherent.

The Low, Low Woods #1

By: Carmen Maria Machado, DaNi
Released: Dec 18, 2019

Shudder-To-Think, PA, has been on fire for years. The coal mines beneath it are long since abandoned. The woods are full of rabbits with human eyes, a deer woman who stalks hungry girls, and swaths of skinless men. And the people in Shudder-to-Think? Well, they're not doing so well either. When El and Octavia wake up in a movie theater with no memo...

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Briton reviewed Lucy Claire: Redemption #1 Jan 1, 2020
6.0

Not exactly original, is it? We have the obligatory female led storyline and a group of freaky multi-racial kids seeking a monster hunter. It's all be done before. I'll give it one more issue in case it surprises me.

Lucy Claire: Redemption #1

By: John Upchurch
Released: Dec 11, 2019

SERIES PREMIERE
Lucy Claire was once a celebrated hero. But through a series of sinister events, she was slandered and defamed, and her children were taken from her. But when an old danger re-emerges, Lucy will have to take on the mantle of hero once again in order to right the wrongs of her past and-above all else-find a way back to her childr...

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Briton reviewed Black Stars Above #2 Jan 1, 2020
7.0

It looks great, but the plodding story isn't going anywhere. Dropped.

Black Stars Above #2

By: Lonnie Nadler, Jenna Cha
Released: Dec 18, 2019

The storm continues to gestate. Lost in a wilderness known as The Green Ribbon, Eulalie is faced with an impossible decision: return home to a family that has forsaken her, or finish her journey to the northern town to deliver the mysterious package. She must decide wisely, for threats lurk behind every tree and the snow has an appetite of its own.

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Briton reviewed Legion of Super-Heroes #2 Dec 21, 2019
2.0

Well, this is everything I feared a Bendis LSH would be. Total crap.

Give us back the LSH.

Legion of Super-Heroes #2

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Ryan Sook
Released: Dec 18, 2019

It's been one thousand years since anyone has seen the oceans of the Earth, but with Aquaman's original trident recently discovered, a chase to control Earth's future tears across the galaxy. All this and the reunion you'd never thought you'd see! Another DC sci-fi epic into the far-flung future like you've never seen before!

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Briton reviewed Hawkman #19 Dec 14, 2019
6.5

It's good to have HW back, but the artwork is very poor.

Hawkman #19

By: Robert Venditti, Pat Olliffe
Released: Dec 11, 2019

She's back! Twisted into the murderous villain Sky Tyrant by an infection with no cure, there's only one person in the universe who can knock some sense into Hawkman-Shayera Hol, Hawkwoman of Thanagar! Sent to rescue Carter Hall from the depths of his corruption at the hands of the Batman Who Laughs, these two star-spanning partners collide in the ...

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Briton reviewed Young Justice #11 Dec 7, 2019
2.0

DC need to get rid of Bendis.

Young Justice #11

By: Brian Michael Bendis, John Timms
Released: Dec 4, 2019

Young Justice returns! Home! To Earth! Finally! Just in time to confront all of their big issues-like S.T.A.R. Labs! Moms and dads! Naomi! Jinny Hex's trunk! And yes, each other! This starts the wild wind-up to Wonder Comics' first year as the truth behind S.T.A.R. Labs and the reunion of Young Justice is revealed!

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Briton added Jim Balent to their creator watch list Dec 7, 2019
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Briton added Tarot: Witch of the Black Rose to their pull list Dec 7, 2019

Tarot: Witch of the Black Rose

The Skeleton Man takes Tarot, Raven Hex, and the Saber toothed Boo Cat and Pooka on a quest for fire in this light hearted tale of adventure. Dinosaurs, tar pits, and volcanoes are not the only things making their trek difficult. Will they survive in the past or will they be history?

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Briton reviewed Basketful of Heads #2 Dec 7, 2019
7.5

Not as good as the last issue.

Basketful of Heads #2

By: Joe Hill, Leomacs
Released: Nov 27, 2019

Hunted to the point of exhaustion, June Branch struggles to outwit and outfight the home invader coming after her. He's armed with a .44 and a secret agenda; she's got a thousand year-old Viking relic and no way to escape. The axe is about to fall in the topsy-turvy second chapter of the horror story with the sharpest edge in comics!
Fears esc...

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8.0

There wasn't enough Spellerella is this issue. Hope we see more of her.

Tarot: Witch of the Black Rose #119

By: Jim Balent
Released: Nov 27, 2019

Yuletide Monster Mash! Confused on how to celebrate the Yule season, Spellerella brings the Krampus into her world of animated Monsters! Soon she realizes that the Krampus is too much for her to handle so she conjures up Tarot to help stop the yule devil!

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8.5

Ragnarok: The Breaking of Helheim #3

By: Walter Simonson
Released: Dec 4, 2019

As the Great Enemies plot to destroy the God of Thunder, the last of their ancient foes, Thor fights to free slaves laboring in a deadly mine on the rim of Helheim, the kingdom of the dead. The recovered ore is being turned into magical sword blades that will enable the despotic ruler of the upper levels of Helheim to conquer the Dusk Lands with fi...

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Briton reviewed Black Cat #7 Dec 7, 2019
5.5

A weak issue.

Black Cat #7

By: Jed MacKay, Travel Foreman
Released: Dec 4, 2019

• The Black Cat finally takes on Odessa Drake and the Thieves Guild of New York!
•  If Felicia has any chance of getting back her kidnapped mentor, The Black Fox, she's going to have to take on an army of ninjas and a cabal
of wizards. No sweat, right?
Rated T

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Briton added Basketful of Heads to their pull list Nov 30, 2019

Basketful of Heads

The rain lashes the grassy dunes of Brody Island, and seagulls scream above the bay. A slender figure in a raincoat carries a large wicker basket, which looks like it might be full of melons... covered by a bloodstained scrap of the American flag.
This is the story of June Branch, a young woman trapped with four cunning criminals who have snat...

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Briton reviewed The Dollhouse Family #1 Nov 30, 2019
8.5

Great stuff. More please.

The Dollhouse Family #1

By: Mike Carey, Peter Gross
Released: Nov 13, 2019

On Alice's sixth birthday, her dying great-aunt sent her the birthday gift she didn't know she always wanted: a big, beautiful 19th-century dollhouse, complete with a family of antique dolls. In no time at all, the dollhouse isn't just Alice's favorite toy...it's her whole world. And soon, young Alice learns she can enter the house to visit a new g...

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Briton reviewed Black Cat Annual #1 Nov 30, 2019
8.0

An entertaining romp.

Black Cat Annual #1

By: Jed MacKay, Joey Vazquez
Released: Nov 13, 2019

• You are cordially invited to the wedding of Black Cat and Spider-Man!
•  In lieu of gifts, please turn off all your security systems, laser grids and counterweight giant stone traps.
•  All this AND a bonus story?!
Rated T

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Briton reviewed Gideon Falls #18 Nov 30, 2019
9.5

A near perfect issue.

Gideon Falls #18

By: Jeff Lemire, Andrea Sorrentino
Released: Nov 13, 2019

    2019 Eisner Award winner, Best New Series!
"THE PENTOCULUS," Part Two-The Bishop finally reveals the dark secrets of the Pentoculus to Father Fred and Angie... and what horrors it unleashed on the universe.  

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Briton rated Gideon Falls #17 Nov 30, 2019
9.0

Gideon Falls #17

By: Jeff Lemire, Andrea Sorrentino
Released: Oct 16, 2019

NEW STORY ARC

"THE PENTOCULUS: FOREVER AND EVER," Part One
The smash-hit horror series continues!

After the time- and space-shifting journey of the previous arc, Norton and Clara are trapped in "small town" Gideon Falls with a murderous psychopath. Meanwhile, Father Fred and Angie confront the Bishop in "big city" Gideon Fall...

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