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DarePool53 is now following DoorMan Apr 16, 2021

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Reviews: 84

Pull List: 19

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DarePool53 rated Home #1 Apr 16, 2021
1.0

Home #1

By: Julio Anta, Anna Wieszczyk
Released: Apr 14, 2021

When a young boy is torn away from his mother while seeking asylum at the U.S. border, something begins to change in him, and it isn't just the trauma, anxiety, and guilt you'd expect. He doesn't know it yet, but it's the onset of superhuman abilities that will change his life forever.

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DoorMan reviewed Home #1 Apr 14, 2021
1.0

A pure propaganda play full of misinformation.

Home #1

By: Julio Anta, Anna Wieszczyk
Released: Apr 14, 2021

When a young boy is torn away from his mother while seeking asylum at the U.S. border, something begins to change in him, and it isn't just the trauma, anxiety, and guilt you'd expect. He doesn't know it yet, but it's the onset of superhuman abilities that will change his life forever.

JULIO ANTA and ANNA WIESZCZYK debut with a deeply grou...

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DoorMan - Apr 16, 2021

Mercedez also mentions how before they would just be released and given a court date, completely ignoring the fact that they are violating federal law. This was part of the Family Case Management Program, otherwise known as "Catch and release" You were granted entry into the country and evaded crininal prosecution, given a court date for months or even years out, all while living in the U.S. Only issue that most people didn't SHOW UP TO COURT. Why would they?

Father_Gascoigne - Apr 16, 2021

" he is racist and evil. That is false. " y'ok. i'm out.

DarePool53 reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #44 Feb 1, 2021
6.5

Art not as good as usual and the plot is ponderous and meandering.

I have no doubt, however, that AMS will be must-read when things finally get moving!

Amazing Spider-Man #44

By: Nick Spencer, Kim Jacinto
Released: Jul 15, 2020

Kindred has big plans with the Sin-Eater, and none of it looks good for Spider-Man. AMAZING SPIDER-MAN is going to explode this summer, and this is where we light the fuse.

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7.0

Green Lantern: Season Two #5

By: Grant Morrison, Liam Sharp
Released: Jul 8, 2020

In the latest issue of this 12-part miniseries, Green Lantern Hal Jordan must test the limits of his ring’s capabilities when he must take down two ruthless killers, each with the powers of Superman! Defying the will of the New Guardians, Hal finally finds his fugitive alien murderers: the deadly husband/wife team of Hyperman and Hyperwoman-but t...

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DarePool53 rated Fantastic Four #21 Jan 30, 2021
7.0

Fantastic Four #21

By: Dan Slott, Paco Medina
Released: Jul 15, 2020

EMPYRE TIE–IN! With the Fantastic Four neck–deep in the menace in space, who can Powerhouse and Brainstorm call upon to deal with the crisis down on Earth? Only Spider–Man and Wolverine, of course!

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DarePool53 reviewed Immortal Hulk #35 Jan 29, 2021
8.5

Very good issue.

Immortal Hulk #35

By: Al Ewing, Mike Hawthorne
Released: Jul 15, 2020

The war with the Minotaur is over — and a grateful humanity knows who saved them all. Can Shadow Base come out of the shadows? Can the world believe in Bruce Banner? Can there be a happy ending... for the IMMORTAL HULK?

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Psycamorean reviewed Justice League #49 Jul 18, 2020
4.5

I'm getting flashbacks to after school specials. If the only way to demonstrate your point is to make a story where characters have to act out of character and be way more stupid than usual, maybe it's best to write something else instead. In more capable hands, this could be a very poignant story that maybe introduces some new ideas to people, or at least brings them a new perspective. Instead we more

Justice League #49

By: Simon Spurrier, Aaron Lopresti
Released: Jul 15, 2020

“The Rule of War” part two! After the devastating events of last issue, the League is separated and labeled as alien visitors on a war-torn planet. With events spiraling out of control, and no leader to guide planet Trotha’s citizens, how can the League save this world without interfering? As the team battles rogue factions, Batman makes a st...

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Psycamorean reviewed Justice League #50 Aug 5, 2020
4.0

So we get an extra-sized issue to wrap up a poorly written story. Turns out all it took to wrap things up was our characters deciding to actually be reasonable heroes. Who knew? It just doesn't make up for the fact that we had to endure 2 and a half issues of having a very simple message beaten into us again and again, while devaluing the intended message. Ironically, by the end of this, the messa more

Justice League #50

By: Simon Spurrier, Aaron Lopresti
Released: Aug 5, 2020

Special extra-size anniversary issue! It’s the final chapter of “The Rule of War”-and all the rules are broken! On the alien planet Trotha, Empress Siddinx’s plan is revealed, and it’s nothing short of world domination-with the Justice League entangled in her puppet strings. But how can the team save a population that now hates and fears ...

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DarePool53 reviewed Justice League #49 Jan 28, 2021
3.0

All 3 points are for the art.

It's amazing how malleable long-established characters become when you've got some sophomoric Tumblr politics to shoehorn in.

Justice League #49

By: Simon Spurrier, Aaron Lopresti
Released: Jul 15, 2020

“The Rule of War” part two! After the devastating events of last issue, the League is separated and labeled as alien visitors on a war-torn planet. With events spiraling out of control, and no leader to guide planet Trotha’s citizens, how can the League save this world without interfering? As the team battles rogue factions, Batman makes a st...

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letskillrobots reviewed Justice League #49 Jul 26, 2020
1.0

who would have thought that saving a planet was boring af

Justice League #49

By: Simon Spurrier, Aaron Lopresti
Released: Jul 15, 2020

“The Rule of War” part two! After the devastating events of last issue, the League is separated and labeled as alien visitors on a war-torn planet. With events spiraling out of control, and no leader to guide planet Trotha’s citizens, how can the League save this world without interfering? As the team battles rogue factions, Batman makes a st...

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Spacey Medicine reviewed Justice League #49 Jul 29, 2020
4.0

“I’m not going to help with any of the work that has to be done or tell you anything that I have learned until it is too late, but yes I will judge you constantly when you fail to meet my expectations. No I will not tell you what they are” – Wonder Woman, probably.

Justice League #49

By: Simon Spurrier, Aaron Lopresti
Released: Jul 15, 2020

“The Rule of War” part two! After the devastating events of last issue, the League is separated and labeled as alien visitors on a war-torn planet. With events spiraling out of control, and no leader to guide planet Trotha’s citizens, how can the League save this world without interfering? As the team battles rogue factions, Batman makes a st...

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Psycamorean reviewed Justice League #48 Jul 11, 2020
4.5

Oh no, what's this? A politically charged story where characters become stand ins for Opinions™. Who could've seen this coming from the guy who wrote The Dreaming? Not me! Not I! Wonder Woman's opinion seems to change based on the argument being presented on that page. I'm not getting into the political conversation, because I couldn't give a fuck less about exploring these themes in a short, po more

Justice League #48

By: Simon Spurrier, Aaron Lopresti
Released: Jul 8, 2020

As writer Simon Spurrier jumps on board for the start of the three-part tale “The Rule of War,” it’s close encounters…of a Justice League kind! After answering a distress signal from distant space, Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, the Flash, and Green Lantern discover an abandoned cargo ship full of young aliens! When the League attempts to ...

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DarePool53 reviewed Justice League #48 Jan 28, 2021
5.0

Great art let down by obnoxiously on-the-nose Twitter politics.

Justice League #48

By: Simon Spurrier, Aaron Lopresti
Released: Jul 8, 2020

As writer Simon Spurrier jumps on board for the start of the three-part tale “The Rule of War,” it’s close encounters…of a Justice League kind! After answering a distress signal from distant space, Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, the Flash, and Green Lantern discover an abandoned cargo ship full of young aliens! When the League attempts to ...

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DarePool53 reviewed Venom #26 Jan 27, 2021
8.0

Intriguing stuff.

Art overall is fine but a little wonky and rushed in places.

Venom #26

By: Donny Cates, Iban Coello
Released: Jul 15, 2020

“VENOM BEYOND” BEGINS HERE! If you thought VENOM ISLAND was insane comic book action of the highest order, then shut your yapper and face front, True Believer, because we’re about to outdo ourselves! For months, the Maker has been fascinated with symbiotes. IN THIS ISSUE we find out why – and what he intends to do with any he can get his ha...

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DarePool53 is now following Psycamorean Jan 27, 2021

Psycamorean

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Psycamorean reviewed Flash #757 Jul 11, 2020
4.5

This issue is kind of like that pitiful plate of spaghetti and meatballs that Barry scarfs down. This is the only time I've related to Barry on a real level. Just re-heated plain spaghetti and meatballs. Yeah it'll fill you up. Give you some much needed calories. But man, no pasta sauce?

Flash #757

By: Joshua Williamson, Rafa Sandoval
Released: Jul 8, 2020

“Legion of Zoom” part one! As the Flash’s greatest enemies-Gorilla Grodd, the Turtle, Trickster, and Captain Cold-attack Central City at the same time, the Fastest Man Alive finds he’s not fast enough to stop them all or save everyone in danger!

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DarePool53 reviewed Flash #757 Jan 27, 2021
5.5

Not a bad book but very much a tedious one.

I would be thrilled if the Rogues and Turtle don't appear in another Flash book for a long time.

Flash #757

By: Joshua Williamson, Rafa Sandoval
Released: Jul 8, 2020

“Legion of Zoom” part one! As the Flash’s greatest enemies-Gorilla Grodd, the Turtle, Trickster, and Captain Cold-attack Central City at the same time, the Fastest Man Alive finds he’s not fast enough to stop them all or save everyone in danger!

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DarePool53 reviewed Nightwing #72 Jan 27, 2021
5.0

A mercifully snappy read which marginally improves on the previous issue.

This arc must surely close off this horrific amnesia malarkey, surely?

Nightwing #72

By: Dan Jurgens, Ronan Cliquet
Released: Jul 15, 2020

Dick Grayson has learned the truth: that “fixing” his identity lies with none other than Barbara Gordon. He must go to Gotham to find Batgirl-and runs into The Joker’s new henchperson, Punchline. Unlike Harley Quinn, Punchline’s deadpan black humor matches the deadly knives she uses on her victims…and for her next joke, Ric Grayson is the...

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DarePool53 reviewed Daredevil #20 Jan 26, 2021
9.0

Brilliant.

Daredevil #20

By: Chip Zdarsky, Marco Checchetto
Released: Jun 10, 2020

• The streets of Hell's Kitchen are burning as all hell breaks loose.
•  In the chaos, Matt must discover what it means to be DAREDEVIL.
Rated T+

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Nihilist reviewed Batman #93 Jun 23, 2020
7.5

After King's disastrous Batman arc, leaving more loose ties and unresolved plot points I can possibly name, DC decided to play safe for once and give fans a more... conventional story, one that wouldn't try to reinvent and deconstruct avery aspect of what it means to be Batman, one that wouldn't feature more filler than actual plot, and one that certainly would not smell its own farts pretending t more

Batman #93

By: James Tynion IV, Guillem March
Released: Jun 24, 2020

Batman faces off with the Designer as "Their Dark Designs" reaches its epic climax! In the last year, Batman has lost more than he could have imagined, and now he faces a cost so dear it will change the course of his life. And there is worse on the horizon. In the midst of all the horror, he can feel the drumbeat of battle. "Joker War" is coming, a...

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FinanceGuy15 - Jun 25, 2020

I'll leave a reality-check for you buddy. There won't be any twists in Joker War that a 5-year old can't see.

Liem Duong - Jun 25, 2020

Well this one had a good chunk of twists that I was half-expecting, but not the way I expected it to happen. If this is the precedent we will be seeing from Tynion, then Joker War is something I will be looking forward too.

DarePool53 rated Batman #93 Jan 25, 2021
8.0

Batman #93

By: James Tynion IV, Guillem March
Released: Jun 24, 2020

Batman faces off with the Designer as "Their Dark Designs" reaches its epic climax! In the last year, Batman has lost more than he could have imagined, and now he faces a cost so dear it will change the course of his life. And there is worse on the horizon. In the midst of all the horror, he can feel the drumbeat of battle. "Joker War" is coming, a...

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DarePool53 rated Batman #92 Jan 25, 2021
8.5

Batman #92

By: James Tynion IV, Guillem March
Released: Jun 10, 2020

The greatest heist in history is underway in Gotham City, courtesy of the mysterious crimemaster known as the Designer! Batman knows what he needs to do, but in order to stop the plot, he must first escape the most ingenious death trap the Riddler has ever devised!

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SONOFBATMANN reviewed Batman/Catwoman #1 Dec 2, 2020
3.0

This is not good.

I personally have no problems with disjointed, nonlinear, or triptych storytelling. What I do have a problem with is when an incompetent writer makes a mockery out of the technique.

Clay Mann's art is wasted on this series. Just a clip-show of ass shots and Bat/Cat tongue hockey.

I like Mask of the Phantasm and BTAS but they've never been the "gre more

Batman/Catwoman #1

By: Tom King, Clay Mann
Released: Dec 2, 2020

At last, Tom King returns to the rocky, romantic saga of Batman and Catwoman with his Heroes in Crisis collaborator, superstar artist Clay Mann!
Echoing plot points from King’s epic Batman run, this sweeping tale is told across three timelines: the past, when the Bat and the Cat first fell in love; the present, where their union is threat...

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SONOFBATMANN reviewed Flash #756 Jun 24, 2020
5.0

I need to stop buying this book.

DC needs to end the double shipping because it's seriously affecting the quality of the stories being put out. The strategy worked perfectly during Rebirth because they were coordinated really well what with the event void, and the creators were able to follow their blueprint/run plans with little opposing editorial interference.

And why the f more

Flash #756

By: Joshua Williamson, Christian Duce
Released: Jun 24, 2020

At last-the Flash is free of Paradox, but that freedom came at a great cost. For years, the Reverse-Flash has wanted Barry Allen to suffer, but he's always been defeated by the Flash Family! Now the Reverse-Flash is going to build his own family to help him get the revenge he demands! This issue kicks off a new, epic story that will force the Flash...

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Spacey Medicine reviewed Flash #756 Jun 30, 2020
4.5

August Heart. Cop. Friend. Hero. Killed a bunch of people but he seemed real sorry for it so lol I guess that’s fine. The rest of this issue was boring but whatever. I don’t love the idea of the Rogues being dragged into this again, but okay.

Flash #756

By: Joshua Williamson, Christian Duce
Released: Jun 24, 2020

At last-the Flash is free of Paradox, but that freedom came at a great cost. For years, the Reverse-Flash has wanted Barry Allen to suffer, but he's always been defeated by the Flash Family! Now the Reverse-Flash is going to build his own family to help him get the revenge he demands! This issue kicks off a new, epic story that will force the Flash...

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DarePool53 reviewed Flash #756 Jan 23, 2021
6.0

By-the-numbers Flash storytelling.

Going back to monthly and bringing a new writer in could give this book the shot in the arm it so sorely needs.

Flash #756

By: Joshua Williamson, Christian Duce
Released: Jun 24, 2020

At last-the Flash is free of Paradox, but that freedom came at a great cost. For years, the Reverse-Flash has wanted Barry Allen to suffer, but he's always been defeated by the Flash Family! Now the Reverse-Flash is going to build his own family to help him get the revenge he demands! This issue kicks off a new, epic story that will force the Flash...

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DarePool53 rated Flash #755 Jan 23, 2021
6.0

Flash #755

By: Joshua Williamson, Jordi Tarragona
Released: Jun 10, 2020

"The Flash Age" races to its stunning conclusion! Flash is forced to work side-by-side with his greatest foe as he teams up with the Reverse-Flash against his new foe, Paradox! But the damage Paradox did to the Flash legacy might be too much to undo!

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DarePool53 rated Flash #754 Jan 23, 2021
5.0

Flash #754

By: Joshua Williamson, Christian Duce
Released: May 27, 2020

The Flash is on the run as "The Flash Age" continues! Paradox accomplished his mission to make everyone see the Flash as a monster-and now Flash and the Reverse-Flash are trapped in a 25th century Central City that hates the Flash family and legacy. Now a wanted man, Flash must turn to an unexpected place to get help to return to his own time!

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4.0

This was a struggle to read and I felt like I was missing something that would have helped me make sense of everything. I’m so frustrated, because this used to be a really fun run! The art was distressing.

Green Lantern: Season Two #4

By: Grant Morrison, Liam Sharp
Released: Jun 17, 2020

Guest-starring the Flash, as the Emerald Warrior and Fastest Man Alive put their friendship on the line to fight for their lives on a world changed beyond all recognition! Is the world ready for an attack by ptechnodactyls and the ancient super-beings known as "the Golden Giants of Neo-Pangaea"?

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