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Forge reviewed Uncanny X-Men #22 Jul 18, 2019
2.0

This book is garbage. Rosenberg was once a promising writer but his Uncanny run has been a disaster. What was the point of making humans forget about mutants only to reverse that in the very next issue? How does blowing up the cerebro helmet accomplish this? Why were so many characters meaninglessly killed off? What is Jordon White even doing? He's clearly not 'editing' anything.

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Uncanny X-Men #22

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Salvador Larroca
Released: Jul 17, 2019

It all ends here. This is forever! As Cyclops' cleanup mission nears its close, all the problems the X-Men face come together. The truth behind the Hellfire Club's intentions, the culmination of the O.N.E.'s assaults on mutantkind and even the inner struggles within the team... It all ends here. This is forever.
Rated T+

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MKW69 - Aug 5, 2019

Yeah right. This was the best of X-Men since Second Coming. Forgetting was meant to show that Cyclops was the hero, and didn''t back down from consequences. Most of the deaths were of characters that didn't mattered. Oh you little soul, you haven't saw a editorless book!

Nightmare of Solomon reviewed Uncanny X-Men #22 Jul 25, 2019
1.0

If you wanna know how pointless this series is, basically every mutant killed in this series is shown alive in promo art for future series.

Uncanny X-Men #22

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Salvador Larroca
Released: Jul 17, 2019

It all ends here. This is forever! As Cyclops' cleanup mission nears its close, all the problems the X-Men face come together. The truth behind the Hellfire Club's intentions, the culmination of the O.N.E.'s assaults on mutantkind and even the inner struggles within the team... It all ends here. This is forever.
Rated T+

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MKW69 - Aug 5, 2019

And? Pfft.

1.0

Uncanny X-Men #21

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Salvador Larroca
Released: Jul 3, 2019

It all ends here. This is forever! As Cyclops' cleanup mission nears its close, all the problems the X-Men face come together. The truth behind the Hellfire Club's intentions, the culmination of the O.N.E.'s assaults on mutantkind and even the inner struggles within the team... It all ends here. This is forever.
Rated T+

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Nightmare of Solomon reviewed Man-Eaters #10 Jul 4, 2019
3.0

It is quite possible Cain did add a trans-masc character because of the internet drama that happened a couple of weeks ago -- while it usually takes time to substantial changes to a comic, the fact that the scene feels tacked on and the art is rushed, well...

There's still a lot of wasted pages on stupid ads and, if the trend continues, issue 12 is just gonna be a graphic design thesis more

Man-Eaters #10

By: Chelsea Cain, Elise McCall
Released: Jul 3, 2019

"COMMUNISTS IN THE FUNHOUSE": Maude suspects that an Estro-Corp spy has infiltrated her group of friends. Which-not gonna lie-kinda sucks, tbh.

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Nightmare of Solomon reviewed Avengers #20 Jun 26, 2019
4.0

Only a step above that terrible JaneThor issue where she fights Absorbing Man and Titania... by giving old Shulkie fans the big middle finger.

I really don't get it why writers feel like taking jabs at the fanbase. It's one thing knowing you can't cater to everyone, but why actually go out of your way to antagonize?

Also, considering what happened with Chelsea Cain fucking more

Avengers #20

By: Jason Aaron, Ed McGuinness
Released: Jun 26, 2019

WAR OF THE REALMS TIE-IN!
The final battle for Midgard! Captain Marvel leads the War Avengers! Hulk battles Ulik! Blade takes on the Black Berserkers of Roxxon! Plus: Daredevil the God Without Fear has a cryptic message that will decide the future of the team.
Rated T+

2.0

The only way Rosenberg's plots can work is by making everyone incompetent and out-of-character.

Rosenberg's run has been abysmal.

Uncanny X-Men #19

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Carlos Villa
Released: Jun 5, 2019

First - learn the truth about the Hellfire Club's involvement in the X-Men's quest. Then, the mutant race faces elimination at the hands of a vaccine erasing the X-Gene from future generations...
Rated T+

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Nightmare of Solomon reviewed Man-Eaters #9 Jun 5, 2019
2.5

Hello fuzzy ones!

Still a frustrating reading in regards to pacing. Still unnecessary pages that feel more at home in a graphic designer portfolio trying to land a gig at a corporation.

I did chuckle at Cain's "Take That!" to Marvel.

oh yeah, turns out that chelsea cain is a TERF.

Man-Eaters #9

By: Chelsea Cain, Kate Niemczyk
Released: Jun 5, 2019

"MOTHERS ARE MAGIC": Introducing our new artist, ELISE McCALL, launching a new arc, AND featuring a special "Tampon Woman and Maxi Pad Girl" team-up? That's right. Also, unicorns. And middle schoolers.

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1.0

Seen people say that Heroes in Crisis is hated because they don't get the subtext -- you know, Wally dealing with loss and so on -- but if it really was about that, then we should have had a book that dealt with that. If that was really the case, why is that particular thing a small percentage of the story? Why is it a bad murder mystery that is not even resolved, but for a taped confession? >
In the end, we just get the heroes stopping Wally from killing himself, gets some hugs, and gets placed in JL jail... hooray *sarcasm*

It's so weird that King can do an excellent book on anxiety and mental illness in Mister Miracle, and completely screw the pooch on the same topic just months later. The highest of highs, the lowest of lows. more

Heroes In Crisis #9

By: Tom King, Clay Mann
Released: May 29, 2019

The most-talked-about miniseries of the year reaches its stunning finale! The mystery behind the murders at Sanctuary is solved, but the mind behind it is one the heroes never expected. With their deepest secrets exposed, the Trinity has to consider how to carry on. Should the tragedy cause them to redouble their efforts to help their hurting comra...

3.0

Seen people on twitter to give this series a chance, that you shouldn't judge the series based on the first few issues, that you should withhold judgment until the end -- but just like it happened with Secret Empire, initial impressions ultimately proved right... in the words of Jay Sherman: It stinks.

Heroes In Crisis #8

By: Tom King, Mitch Gerads
Released: Apr 24, 2019

You've seen all the clues. You've heard the testimony and eavesdropped on the secret confessions of the World's Greatest Super Heroes. Now, with the killer revealed, it's time to find out why. What could have driven a hero to the brink, to turn a savior into a murderer? Rifts will form between old allies, and the trinity of Wonder Woman, Superman a...

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myconius - Apr 26, 2019

"Please Jay." ... "Please Jay." ... "Please Jay." ... "what do YOU care?" ... "i said "PEAS" Jay. with those little pearl onions i love so well."

Nightmare of Solomon reviewed Man-Eaters #8 Apr 24, 2019
1.0

Hello fuzzy ones...

This is not a comic? It's literally not a comic. It's basically a graphic design portfolio. Just like Man-Eaters #4, Man-Eaters #8 is just an exercise in design. As such, it fails as a comic.

I've pointed out that one of the biggest problems with Cain is that there's barely any story in her comics, but this is excessive: if you were to combine Man-Eaters 1 more

Man-Eaters #8

By: Chelsea Cain, Kate Niemczyk
Released: Apr 24, 2019

"MAN-EATERS PRESENTS: WHAT'S HAPPENING TO ME AND CAN IT BE STOPPED?"
This mock guide to female puberty features personal stories, advice, illustrated charts, inspirational tips, and other topics of interest to teen girls-on-the-go who like witchcraft and advanced calculus.

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Nightmare of Solomon reviewed Man-Eaters #7 Mar 27, 2019
3.0

Hello fuzzy ones.

I really kind of wish they would knock it off with the "graphic design" pages -- they just eat away at the comic real estate. Like, I swear the comic is always like 4-6 pages shorter because they love to include these surreal ads and such.

That said, I did not expect that twist at the end.

Man-Eaters #7

By: Chelsea Cain, Kate Niemczyk
Released: Mar 27, 2019

"RISE OF THE UNICORNS": Don't mistake the silence of the unicorn for weakness. She is silent because she is plotting.

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2.5

Let's shit on wally!

Heroes In Crisis #6

By: Tom King, Mitch Gerads
Released: Feb 27, 2019

Get a deeper look into the inner workings of Sanctuary. When heroes visited the facility, they relived their trauma through virtual reality, contending with the events that brought them there in the hope of reaching a meaningful resolution. That is, until the trauma took over and escalated these personal events into a full-blown crisis! Find out wh...

Nightmare of Solomon reviewed Man-Eaters #6 Feb 27, 2019
4.0

It took them 6 issues to finally mention transgender people... funnily enough, they don't mention ftm transgenders, so the comic still comes off as weirdly TERFy -- with the implication that only cis women are the ones revolt against the patriarchy and whatnot.

It's just weird -- also, the dad is pretty dumb.

Man-Eaters #6

By: Chelsea Cain, Kate Niemczyk
Released: Feb 27, 2019

"INDELIBLE IN THE HIPPOCAMPUS": Maude's plan to disrupt the Patriarchy is temporarily thwarted. BUT EVERYTHING WILL BE OKAY IN THE END. WE PROMISE.

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SloboSOY reviewed Black Widow #1 Jan 18, 2019
4.5

So the first part of the story isn't making sense. Nat was already compromise in Infinity Countdown. And in this issue she goes in Majipoor at the end (So much of the bad guys will know she is alive). So why do she want to hide their face. Also their is a fall of the number of Mercenary between when she enter and when she use her stinger. I'm more interested by the part where she fear the monster more

Black Widow #1

By: Jen Soska, Flaviano
Released: Jan 16, 2019

...AND HELL FOLLOWED WITH HER.
Natasha Romanoff was trained to kill. For years now she's tried to overcome that programming, to side with the angels...to be a hero. And where'd that get her? Killed. By one of the few true friends she allowed herself to have. Now she's back from the dead, angry as hell and finding those better angels harder and ...

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Full Spread reviewed Black Widow #1 Jan 18, 2019
5.0

From the generic, toothless opening, I knew this was going to be rough. This series tries to establish Natasha as a protector of women, but the goofy last page undercuts that as well. A tonal mess.

Black Widow #1

By: Jen Soska, Flaviano
Released: Jan 16, 2019

...AND HELL FOLLOWED WITH HER.
Natasha Romanoff was trained to kill. For years now she's tried to overcome that programming, to side with the angels...to be a hero. And where'd that get her? Killed. By one of the few true friends she allowed herself to have. Now she's back from the dead, angry as hell and finding those better angels harder and ...

Nightmare of Solomon reviewed Female Furies #1 Feb 6, 2019
3.0

Darkseid gets #metoo'd

Female Furies #1

By: Cecil Castellucci, Adriana Melo
Released: Feb 6, 2019

All their lives the Female Furies have been raised to be the meanest, most cunning and most ruthless fighting force on all of Apokolips. So why are Granny Goodness' girls left behind every time the men go to war? With the might of New Genesis hanging over the planet, and the Forever People making mincemeat out of Darkseid's army, Granny thinks it's...

Nightmare of Solomon reviewed Man-Eaters #5 Jan 30, 2019
5.0

Hello fuzzy ones!

Time for some thoughts on this comic

- First of all, really good art -- that's truly the highlight of the book, isn't it?
- I wish they could cut it out with the parody ads and inserts. It's not clever, it's just eating real estate from the actual story.
- The story is pretty light for that matter in some parts.
- I actually did chuckle at th more

Man-Eaters #5

By: Chelsea Cain, Kate Niemczyk
Released: Jan 30, 2019

"RAGTIME GOSPEL"
Twelve-year-old girls fight the patriarchy.  
Because someone has to.

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Nightmare of Solomon reviewed Man-Eaters #4 Dec 26, 2018
1.0

This issue is not even a comic, it's just bad over-the-top anvil-dropping satire that actually wants to be taken prima facie because its playing it straight.

Like, I had started to like this comic in an ironic way, but boy... this issue is just... wow...

Man-Eaters #4

By: Chelsea Cain, Kate Niemczyk
Released: Dec 26, 2018

"CAT FIGHT!"
This exclusive special report will be a must-buy for MAN-EATERS fans and collectors, while also acting as a stand-alone entry point for those who are new to the series. "CAT FIGHT" is the illustrated cat defense manual you, and your customers, have been waiting for.

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Nightmare of Solomon reviewed Man-Eaters #3 Nov 28, 2018
5.5

Hello Fuzzy Ones!

I'm beginning to truly love this comic, in a completely ironic way. Anyways, here goes my bulletpoint review/commentary

- Despite the snark, at least the sex ed/puberty talk is better than the one they offer in Texas public schools.
- That's a nice tip to get rid of blood stains in your laundry, might give it a try next time I get a nosebleed.
- He more

Man-Eaters #3

By: Chelsea Cain, Kate Niemczyk
Released: Nov 28, 2018

"A VISIT FROM AUNT FLO," Day Three
Maude suspects that the cat lady downstairs may be part of a cult. The toilet is clogged by a strange blockage in the septic system. And a recent spat of deadly mauling attacks takes its toll on the community. Plus: bonus backmatter featuring art and words by smart, angry teens!

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7.0

Every anthology book is a mixed bag, this is no exception.

I think perhaps the story that irked me the most was the one written by Jodie Bellaire, in part because Gotham is canonically a goddamn island, not a place next to the rocky mountains!

Batman: Secret Files #1

By: Tom King, Mikel Janin
Released: Oct 31, 2018

Delve into Batman's case histories and discover brand-new stories by some of comics' most exciting talents. The BATMAN team of Tom King and Mikel Janin provides a framing sequence, setting up our hand-picked teams of creators to take a look at Bat-mysteries past and present. Featuring a bevy of Batman villains, including a look at how the Scarecrow...

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2.0

Remember kids, the moral of the story is that if you seek therapy, you'll get killed!

Heroes In Crisis #2

By: Tom King, Clay Mann
Released: Oct 31, 2018

Suspected of murder, [REDACTED] and [REDACTED] find themselves on the run from the super-hospital called Sanctuary -with each thinking the other one is the real killer! It's up to Batman to solve this heinous crime, but suspicion falls on him when Superman and Wonder Woman ponder just how much Sanctuary's A.I. is telling them. Meanwhile, [REDACTED]...

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Nightmare of Solomon reviewed Man-Eaters #2 Oct 31, 2018
5.0

Helly my fuzzy ones!

Here's some random thoughts on the issue

1) That's just soap.

2) I seriously think Cain has a tampoon fetish, but at least it's also instructional and young people trying tampoons for the first time might find it relatable?

3) It's an insult to reduce Frida Kahlo to Postcard icon, also kinda weird that praises an anti-imperialist i more

Man-Eaters #2

By: Chelsea Cain, Kate Niemczyk
Released: Oct 31, 2018

"BLOOD WILL SPILL," Day Two  
Maude experiences abdominal cramping and a sudden increased appetite. Her father investigates another mauling.

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Nightmare of Solomon reviewed Spider-Geddon #1 Oct 10, 2018
3.5

This is just inheritor wankfest, and goes out of its way to be mean to its readers by killing long-time faves.

Spider-Geddon #1

By: Christos Gage, Jorge Molina
Released: Oct 10, 2018

REVENGE OF THE SPIDER-VERSE!
Back in 2014, SPIDER-VERSE brought every Spider-Man ever together. This event spinning out of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #800 has Christos Gage and Dan Slott teaming up to destroy them all. The Inheritors have somehow gotten out of their radioactive prison planet and made their way to the Marvel Universe. It's going to take...

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Titanium - Oct 16, 2018

Do you ever like a comic?

Nightmare of Solomon reviewed Man-Eaters #1 Sep 26, 2018
3.5

Hola amigos! *checks title* oh wait, this isn't America by Gabby Rivera, lemme try this again!

Hello my friends!

This is not an on-the-nose book, Cain comes in and pushes an anvil up your nostrils and into your cerebellum, and you feel the brain damage as you read it!

The problem is that there's no nuance, Cain tries to go with allegory and seem like a deep-thinke more

Man-Eaters #1

By: Chelsea Cain, Kate Niemczyk
Released: Sep 26, 2018

Eisner-nominated and New York Times bestselling thriller writer CHELSEA CAIN returns to comics with a new ONGOING SERIES!
A mutation in Toxoplasmosis causes menstruating women to turn into ferocious killer wildcats-easily provoked and extremely dangerous. As panic spreads and paranoia takes root, the fate of the world rides on the shoulders of...

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Tree Fingers - Sep 26, 2018

I like how you just come on this site to trash comics you don't like. Time well spent? I'm more curious why you keep spending your money on these comics you know you will hate...

Nightmare of Solomon - Sep 28, 2018

I can tell you didn't read the review.

Nightmare of Solomon reviewed Superman #2 Aug 15, 2018
3.0

Any comic that has Batman taking a shit as part of the narrative is a badly written comic.

Not to mention Rogol Zaar is the most boring DONUT STEEL CHARACTER. If I wanted to read about this cosmic warlord that is so threatening to entire civilizations, I'd read Dragon Ball Z, because Frieza does a better job at that than Rogol Zaar.

Superman #2

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Joe Prado
Released: Aug 8, 2018

The world quakes and shakes as it begins to succumb to the effects of the entire planet being moved into the lifeless realm known as the Phantom Zone. As Superman works with the World's Greatest Heroes, an old enemy trapped in the same prison returns to stop the Man of Steel and escape.

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4.0

Hola Amigos... oh wait, this isn't America! Lemme try this again, Hello dudes!!

This is one weird comic, let me tell you about that! This was apparently meant to come out more than a year ago, which is why the whole inhumans/mutants conflict is being brought up again -- much to the dismay of everyone that wanted to forget the events of IvX. More importantly, while completely ignoring th more

Dazzler: X-Song #1

By: Magdalene Visaggio, Laura Braga
Released: Jun 6, 2018

DAZZLER ROCKS ON!
The Brooklyn punk scene has never been cooler with DAZZLER's new band taking center stage. But while she's trying to find herself and reconnect to the one thing she's always loved, Dazzler stumbles upon a truly toxic part of the underground punk scene. When a new and violent gang threatens the young Inhuman fans that follow he...

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4.5

Transformers vs. The Visionaries #3

By: Magdalene Visaggio, Fico Ossio
Released: Feb 28, 2018

The clock is ticking! Leoric finds himself exiled from New Prysmos by Virulina, who Merklynn has named the new leader of all the Visionaries. Can Leoric and his loyalists save Cybertron from being totally changed into a new homeworld for his people? Should they?

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4.5

Transformers vs. The Visionaries #4

By: Magdalene Visaggio, Fico Ossio
Released: Mar 28, 2018

Leoric and Ironhide only have hours left to save Cybertron from destruction, while Virulina tries to harness the life energy of Leoric's captured friends to accelerate the end. Now Leoric must somehow detonate the counter-wave bomb and rescue his people. And the clock is ticking.

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4.5

Transformers vs. The Visionaries #5

By: Magdalene Visaggio, Fico Ossio
Released: May 2, 2018

The final fate of Cybertron! Leoric and the drill team, on a mission to stop the destruction of the planet, reach the core-only to be met by Virulina and her Darkling Lords! Now, the two sides are locked in a final battle to determine whether Cybertron sees tomorrow. Everything comes to a head in this thrilling conclusion!

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2.0

3-4 pages in and is already full of all the stuff you hate about Bendis, from walls of inane dialogue to utter contempt for what his fellow writers write in the small parts of this shared universe.

Oh yeah, he had one of the artists copy the Wally West Barry Allen hug from DC Rebirth -- and this is also a coda to his Miles Morales run -- and while the whole Tony Stark is really adopted more

Invincible Iron Man #600

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Stefano Caselli
Released: May 23, 2018

BRIAN BENDIS ENDS HIS MARVEL TENURE WITH THIS VERY SPECIAL OVERSIZED ANNIVERSARY ISSUE!
Tony Stark is back, but in what form? At least five huge surprises await new and old fans alike. Industry legend Brian Michael Bendis drops his final Marvel Comic to end an era, and he's going out big! This super-sized anniversary extravaganza features artis...

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