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KFuqua reviewed Legion of Super-Heroes #1 Nov 7, 2019
2.0

So disappointing. The Legion is my favorite group in comics and has been for many, many years. I was very happy when it was announced that they were finally coming back and now, I'm very disappointed in this mess that Bendis has delivered.

I HATE the changes made to all of the characters (changing their race, etc.). It just makes no sense. The Legion has always been diverse, with ch more

Legion of Super-Heroes #1

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Ryan Sook
Released: Nov 6, 2019

Welcome to the 31st century! Inspired by the acts of and lessons learned from the greatest heroes of all time, the Legion of Super-Heroes have gathered together to stop a galaxy from repeating its past mistakes. The greatest lineup of heroes in comic book history returns with new, fresh, and reader-friendly stories!
Eisner Award-winning writer...

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1.0

Go to hell, bendis

Legion of Super-Heroes #1

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Ryan Sook
Released: Nov 6, 2019

Welcome to the 31st century! Inspired by the acts of and lessons learned from the greatest heroes of all time, the Legion of Super-Heroes have gathered together to stop a galaxy from repeating its past mistakes. The greatest lineup of heroes in comic book history returns with new, fresh, and reader-friendly stories!
Eisner Award-winning writer...

Briton reviewed Legion of Super-Heroes #1 Nov 8, 2019
1.0

Give us back the LSH.

Legion of Super-Heroes #1

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Ryan Sook
Released: Nov 6, 2019

Welcome to the 31st century! Inspired by the acts of and lessons learned from the greatest heroes of all time, the Legion of Super-Heroes have gathered together to stop a galaxy from repeating its past mistakes. The greatest lineup of heroes in comic book history returns with new, fresh, and reader-friendly stories!
Eisner Award-winning writer...

Briton reviewed Ghosted in L.A. #4 Oct 27, 2019
5.0

This isn't going anywhere I want to go Dropped.

Ghosted in L.A. #4

By: Sina Grace, Siobhan Keenan
Released: Oct 9, 2019

A standard fight between roommates gets complicated when it involves the undead. With all the ghosts in the Manor choosing sides, will Daphne ever be truly at home here?

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Briton reviewed Action Comics #1016 Oct 25, 2019
2.0

Bendis is doing what he does. Destroy.

Action Comics #1016

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Szymon Kudranski
Released: Oct 23, 2019

Clark Kent, defender of the truth! The Daily Planet is under siege as the streets of Metropolis prepare for a gang war! The invisible mafia is invisible no more-and the streets of Metropolis will burn if the truth does not get out. All this, and another dive into the secrets of DC's newest teen sensation... Naomi!

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Briton reviewed Powers of X #6 Oct 12, 2019
4.0

What a lot of pretentious gibberish.

Powers of X #6

By: Jonathan Hickman, R. B. Silva
Released: Oct 9, 2019

THE INEVITABLE TRUTH.
The revelatory tale of Mutantkind's fall comes to a conclusion that will lay the groundwork of the X-Men's stories for years to come! Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (NEW AVENGERS, FF, INFINITY) and rising star artist RB Silva (UNCANNY X-MEN) wrap the series that reveals everything!
Rated T+

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Briton reviewed Black Cat #5 Oct 11, 2019
8.0

This series is growing on me.

Black Cat #5

By: Jed MacKay, Travel Foreman
Released: Oct 2, 2019

• Johnny Storm knew a date with Felicia Hardy would be interesting, but he didn't know it would be OPENING UP GATES TO OTHER DIMESIONS POSSIBLY ENDING THE UNIVERSE interesting.
•  But, remember, with the Black Cat, this is either planned or planned around and there's no way Johnny knows what Felicia is going to steal un...

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Briton rated Amazing Spider-Man #31 Oct 11, 2019
7.5

Amazing Spider-Man #31

By: Nick Spencer, Ryan Ottley
Released: Oct 9, 2019

ABSOLUTE CARNAGE TIE-IN!
•  Everyone who has ever worn the Carnage Symbiote has a Codex, including Norman Osborn from his time as the Red Goblin!
•  Can Spider-Man save Norman from Carnage? Does he want to?
•  WHAT OTHER SURPRISES ARE HELD HERE? MANY!!!
Rated T

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7.5

Ether: The Disappearance of Violet Bell #1

By: Matt Kindt, David Rubin
Released: Sep 25, 2019

From New York Times-bestselling Mind MGMT creator Matt Kindt and Black Hammer's David Rub n comes the third installment of this fantasy adventure that's Sherlock Holmes meets Dr. Seuss.

The Faerie King's daughter is missing, and only portal jumper Boone Dias can track her down. Jumping from one magical crime scene to another, he uncovers ...

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Briton reviewed The Plot #1 Oct 7, 2019
8.5

A very good start.

The Plot #1

By: Michael Moreci, Josh Hixson
Released: Sep 25, 2019

In order to receive... First you must give. When Chase Blaine's estranged brother and sister-in-law are murdered, he becomes guardian to McKenzie and Zach, the niece and nephew he hardly knows. Seeking stability for the children, Chase moves his newly formed family to his ancestral home in Cape Augusta... which overlooks a deep, black bogland teemi...

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Briton rated Manor Black #3 Oct 7, 2019
8.5

Manor Black #3

By: Cullen Bunn, Tyler Crook
Released: Sep 25, 2019

From the creators of Harrow County and The Sixth Gun comes this gothic horror fantasy about a family of sorcerers in crisis.  

After Roman Black takes Ari under his wing, his family of powerful sorcerers begin to see the young mage as a threat, and the dangerous magicians on her trail continue to cause chaos in the surrounding town.

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2.0

What the hell are DC doing allowing Bendis to handle the LSH relaunch? Apart from the art, it is a complete mess. It will probably be the end of the LSH franchise.

Legion of Super-Heroes: Millennium #2

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Ryan Sook
Released: Oct 2, 2019

Get on board for a journey through the future like no other! A gallery of all-star artists join our mysterious guide as they continue their 1,000-year journey toward the 31st century, inspiring Booster Gold to time-travel, debating fighting tactics with O.M.A.C. and making their way to the front door of the Legion of Super-Heroes. The DC event of t...

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Briton dropped Aquaman: Rebirth from their pull list Oct 2, 2019

Aquaman: Rebirth

Born to both the surface and the sea, Arthur Curry walks in two worlds but can find a home in neither. The king of Atlantis looks to reconcile his split heritage as he embarks on a new mission that may finally make him choose between his two paths.
POLITICAL PLAYER: "As the leader of a world power," writer Dan Abnett says, "Arthur believes it's...

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Briton dropped Mera: Queen of Atlantis from their pull list Oct 2, 2019

Mera: Queen of Atlantis

From the pages of AQUAMAN comes a brand-new adventure starring Mera, in her own title for the first time ever! As the brutal Atlantean Civil War rages, Mera must keep the peace between the surface world and Atlantis as its newly anointed queen in exile. But when Aquaman's brother Orm, a.k.a. Ocean Master, learns of his homeland's fate, he'll stop a...

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Briton dropped The Walking Dead from their pull list Oct 2, 2019

The Walking Dead

Rick Grimes, Sheriff of a small town in Kentucky awakes in a hospital. Comatose after being shot while on duty, Rick finds the world abandoned of all things living and is faced with walking undead, who attack him on sight. He returns home to find his family, son Carl and wife Lori, gone. He meets his new neighbor, who points him towards Atlanta. Af...

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Briton dropped Shazam! (2018) from their pull list Oct 2, 2019

Shazam! (2018)

The superstar team of writer Geoff Johns and artist Dale Eaglesham reunite to launch the first all-new SHAZAM! monthly title set in the DC Universe in almost 20 years! (What took you guys so long?!)
Teenager turned super-hero Billy Batson struggles to balance school and superheroics! (Guess which one is more fun?) But when Shazam unlocks a sho...

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Briton dropped Bronze Age Boogie from their pull list Oct 2, 2019

Bronze Age Boogie

AHOY Wave Two begins! What do you get when you combine all the best-loved comics genres of the 1970s: apes, monsters, Kung Fu, sword-and-sorcery, and cosmic adventure? You get Bronze Age Boogie, an intense, character-based action-fest with plenty of style! In this collector's item first issue, young barbarian princess Brita Constantin...

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Briton reviewed Action Comics #1015 Sep 27, 2019
2.5

The heroine no one asked for is rammed down our throats. The DC universe has thousands of hardly used characters. Why create another?

Action Comics #1015

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Szymon Kudranski
Released: Sep 25, 2019

Breakout Wonder Comics hero Naomi makes her Metropolis debut as the teen hero looks to Superman to help her navigate her unexpected new role as a hero in the DC Universe. Hoping to answer the remain questions about her origin, lineage and greater purpose on Earth, Naomi not only gets the attention of the Man of Steel but also Gotham City's Dark Kni...

Briton reviewed Black Cat #4 Sep 23, 2019
7.5

Still somewhat fun.

Black Cat #4

By: Jed MacKay, Travel Foreman
Released: Sep 11, 2019

• Someone is sending Black Cat throughout the Marvel Universe to steal from the most insanely secure locales, like Doctor Strange's Sanctum Sanctorum!
•  Next up? 4 Yancy Street, current home of the FANTASTIC FOUR!!!
•  How the heck is Black Cat getting in and out of the FF's new place?!
Rated T

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Briton reviewed Ghosted in L.A. #1 Sep 22, 2019
7.5

I'm clearly not the demographic this comic is aimed at, but what the hell.

Ghosted in L.A. #1

By: Sina Grace, Siobhan Keenan
Released: Jul 10, 2019

In Los Angeles, finding an apartment is killer-unless you live with the dead. Rycroft Manor may be old. It may be abandoned. It may even be haunted. But Daphne Walters doesn't care about any of that-it has a pool and the rent is free. New to LA, coming off of a bad breakup and having a pretty terrible week, Daphne might need to crash on this haunte...

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Briton rated Ghosted in L.A. #2 Sep 22, 2019
7.0

Ghosted in L.A. #2

By: Sina Grace, Siobhan Keenan
Released: Aug 14, 2019

Daphne settles into her new life as a resident of Rycroft Manor, and the unique challenge of living with ghosts. Pros: they don't steal her food. Cons: It's the first date she's been on since Ronnie, and her roommates keep popping up all over the place. Literally.

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Briton reviewed Ghosted in L.A. #3 Sep 22, 2019
5.5

Well well. Her ex is gay.That explains everything. His behaviour is instantly forgiven.

Ghosted in L.A. #3

By: Sina Grace, Siobhan Keenan
Released: Sep 11, 2019

As if living with ghosts weren't enough of a problem, Daphne has personal drama she never expected. The jerk of an ex who dumped her? Turns out, not a jerk, because when he said "It's not you, it's me," he really meant "I think I might be gay, and you're not my type." So now Daphne has to be a supportive friend, get over a long term relationship, a...

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Briton reviewed Aquaman #52 Sep 20, 2019
4.5

Bring back Abnett.

Aquaman #52

By: Kelly Sue DeConnick, Robson Rocha
Released: Sep 18, 2019

Black Manta is reunited with his dead father...but at a great cost to both! Meanwhile, Aquaman's investigation into the Amnesty Bay killer takes a stunning turn, and Mera must make a life-altering decision!

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Briton reviewed Nightwing #64 Sep 19, 2019
2.5

Ouch.

Nightwing #64

By: Dan Jurgens, Ronan Cliquet
Released: Sep 18, 2019

Blüdhaven explodes in violence as a riot erupts in the streets. Ric can't face this alone, so he'll have to enlist the support of the Nightwings. Meanwhile, Talon has taken Bea captive to lure Ric into his grasp and reintroduce him (for the first time, in Ric's memory) to the Court of Owls.

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Briton reviewed Wonder Woman #78 Sep 14, 2019
3.0

Feeble. DC just cannot get WW right.

Wonder Woman #78

By: G. Willow Wilson, Tom Derenick
Released: Sep 11, 2019

Her fabled bracelets shattered, her will broken, Wonder Woman...defeated? The wrath of Cheetah has been unleashed and, armed with the fabled Godkiller sword, even Amazons will fall before her!

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Briton rated Manor Black #2 Sep 11, 2019
8.5

Manor Black #2

By: Cullen Bunn, Tyler Crook
Released: Aug 28, 2019

From the creators of Harrow County and The Sixth Gun comes this gothic horror fantasy about a family of sorcerers in crisis. Ari, a young mage on the run, finds herself under the protection of the powerful sorcerer Roman Black. But Roman's protection may not be enough to shield her from the wild magicians hunting her down, or from her savior's fami...

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Briton reviewed Alpha Flight: True North #1 Sep 8, 2019
6.5

Very very average. A missed opportunity.

Alpha Flight: True North #1

By: Jim Zub, Max Dunbar
Released: Sep 4, 2019

STRONG AND FREE!
Grab your hat and come travel light... adventure lies just around the bend! Three brand-new tales no one has ever told...until now! Join the greatest creators the Great White North has to offer as we unearth the secret history of the classic Alpha Flight stalwarts: Puck! Snowbird! Talisman! Northstar! Marrina! Guardian! Vindica...

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3.0

DC really had to get the LSH relaunch right. It cannot have too many more chances in such a crowded market.

Unfortunately they have made a right mess of it, and really ought to cancel the new series before it even begins. Bendis is not the man for the job.

Legion of Super-Heroes: Millennium #1

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Jim Lee
Released: Sep 4, 2019

Brought to you by some of comics' greatest talents, this epic story spans the course of 1,000 years and, for the very first time, connects all of DC's future timelines! Starring the unlikeliest of DC heroes as she learns to cope with newfound immortality and roams through the disparate societies of Batman Beyond, Kamandi and Tommy Tomorrow, wrestli...

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Briton rated Amazing Spider-Man #28 Sep 1, 2019
8.0

Amazing Spider-Man #28

By: Nick Spencer, Kev Walker
Released: Aug 28, 2019

• RULE OF THUMB: Don't tick off Wilson Fisk, A.K.A. Mayor of NYC, A.K.A. FORMER ("Former"?) Kingpin of Crime.
•  Sadly, Fred Myers (A.K.A. Boomerang) was never good with rules.
•  Spider-Man is caught in the middle of this mess - and that thing that must also come with great power won't let him just w...

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Briton reviewed Aquaman #51 Aug 27, 2019
5.0

I'd heard there has been an improvement over the last few issues. Wrong.

Aquaman #51

By: Kelly Sue DeConnick, Robson Rocha
Released: Aug 21, 2019

Lex Luthor's surprising offer to Black Manta is revealed! But is it too good to be true? Plus, a gruesome murder in Amnesty Bay shocks the town to its core...and the prime suspects are none other than the Old Gods! Can Aquaman and his new partner Aqualad solve this murder mystery?

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