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I want whatever Snyder and Capullo are having.

Dark Nights: Death Metal #1

By: Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo
Released: Jun 17, 2020

Get ready for the earth-shattering encore! The legendary team behind Dark Nights: Metal and Batman: Last Knight on Earth take center stage and reunite for one last tour. When the Earth is enveloped by the Dark Multiverse, the Justice League is at the mercy of the Batman Who Laughs. Humanity struggles to survive in a hellish landscape twisted beyond...

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Gorr reviewed Dark Nights: Death Metal #1 Jun 16, 2020
9.0

Death Metal #1 is an awesome first issue. Surprisingly, this issue is unlike many of Snyder's first issues in that there is not as much exposition as usual, which is a welcome addition. Instead, the issue features glimpses into a world that is largely conquered by Perpetua and her stooge the Batman Who Laughs. The premise for this event is interesting, and the stakes seem to be high. The issue fea more

Dark Nights: Death Metal #1

By: Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo
Released: Jun 17, 2020

Get ready for the earth-shattering encore! The legendary team behind Dark Nights: Metal and Batman: Last Knight on Earth take center stage and reunite for one last tour. When the Earth is enveloped by the Dark Multiverse, the Justice League is at the mercy of the Batman Who Laughs. Humanity struggles to survive in a hellish landscape twisted beyond...

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YourGreenMuse reviewed Lois Lane #9 Mar 4, 2020
5.5

This series is really all over the place. It's bad when a few pages of Batman are better than the last 8 issues of Lois Lane, plus the pages she's in this time around. This series feels almost enthusiastically uninterested in Lois Lane herself. Which, y'know, I can see, when she's doing her Instagram pose on the cover to show how hard she cares. She's an increasingly arrogant character that never more

Lois Lane #9

By: Greg Rucka, Mike Perkins
Released: Mar 4, 2020

In the wake of a second attempt on her life, Lois takes the unprecedented step of...telling Superman to back off. As the Kiss of Death circles for another try, Lois's search for answers takes her back into the political spotlight, while Renee uses a Gotham connection in an attempt to undo the damage she's done and find answers to another set of que...

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Rascal4Hire reviewed Leviathan Dawn #1 Feb 26, 2020
2.0

Excellent art wasted on a boring story. A thriller that offers no thrills or excitement. Also the book is nothing more than an ad for things to come. As I said in other reviews, Bendis stopped caring because none of these stories will matter with the reboot.

Leviathan Dawn #1

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Alex Maleev
Released: Feb 26, 2020

Exploding out of the pages of the Event Leviathan miniseries, this all-new special blasts the DC Universe into a dangerous and brave new future! With Leviathan arrived, its leader's identity revealed, and its plans known, what happens next? Now the heroes fight back! Leviathan changed the rules of the game, so now's the time for the biggest players...

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Wally West reviewed Flash Forward #6 Feb 19, 2020
10

And thank you ... For one last perfect day with my kids.

Flash Forward #6

By: Scott Lobdell, Brett Booth
Released: Feb 19, 2020

The finale of Flash Forward is here, and Wally West must make the toughest choice of his life: save the day, or save his family. With the crack in the Dark Multiversal barrier reaching critical mass, Wally's mettle will be tested in ways the young hero has never seen before...and this surprise ending will leave you speechless!

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RBL reviewed Legion of Super-Heroes #4 Feb 19, 2020
2.0

Usually when the backstory of a character is expanded on, it adds to them and showcases more of who they are. All this is issue does is elaborate on the “secret origins” of the 3 so-called “leaders” of the Legion.

Thing is, this simple premise is botched completely. Somehow each of the leaders feel like less of a character and just a pointless addition to the roster than before. more

Legion of Super-Heroes #4

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Ryan Sook
Released: Feb 19, 2020

The secret origin of the Legion of Super-Heroes revealed! Exactly how did this ragtag group of idealistic, super-powered teens from all across the galaxy find each other? What pulls them and keeps them together? Another gorgeous issue of DC's future superstars also reveals clues to how Aquaman's lost trident may be the key to Earth's future and sur...

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A very slow start for a book with limited number of issues. It's OK I guess if you like DCEASED but it lacks the plot density of the original book. Art feels plasticky.

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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Don’t listen to Mr. 5 Paragraphs, he hates everything, it was really enjoyable

Harley Quinn and the Birds of Prey #1

By: Amanda Conner
Released: Feb 12, 2020

DC Black Label Prestige Plus 8.5" x 10.875"
The creative team that transformed Harley Quinn forever returns to shake up her world once more-and this time, the gloves are off!  Harley Quinn has avoided Gotham City ever since she broke up with The Joker and found a home, and a kind of family, in Coney Island. But when she gets an offer ...

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packtsardines - Feb 17, 2020

Sorry i meant that as a compliment, my mistake

myconius - Mar 4, 2020

i'd sooner listen to the person who wrote 5 Paragraphs, than listen to someone that wrote one sentence, saying to ignore the person who wrote 5 Paragraphs.

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M1sf1r3 reviewed Justice League Dark #19 Jan 29, 2020
10

Prelude:
It's the conclusion to The Witching War and Tynion's run on Justice League Dark before he begins his handover to Ram V next month. Let's see how it goes.

The Good:
Love Kirk's question and framing at the start of the issue. How everyone sees magic in it's own different way but still something negative and to be feared.

Constantine's idea of magic sounds rig more

Justice League Dark #19

By: James Tynion IV, Alvaro Eduardo Martinez Bueno
Released: Jan 29, 2020

It's Wonder Woman versus Circe in an all-out brawl for the fate of the magical world! Does the Justice League Dark stand a chance against their evil counterparts? Maybe, but one of our heroes will have to make a deal with their greatest enemy to secure a power that could turn the tide of this Witching War! Will it be enough? Find out in the thrilli...

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M1sf1r3 reviewed Justice League #39 Jan 29, 2020
8.0

Prelude:
It's the final issue of Scott Snyder's run. But after everything that has happened, can it conclude itself in a satisfying way?

The Good:
Loved J'onn's speech.

The tying together of everything was great.

It's going to be interesting to see where things go from here.

Jimenez's art is great.

The Bad:
It doesn't really end more

Justice League #39

By: Scott Snyder, Jorge Jimenez
Released: Jan 29, 2020

In the wake of the Justice/Doom War, the Justice League finds themselves stranded at the far end of the universe and facing a challenge they've never faced before. But what will they find on their journey? Has their battle with Perpetua had consequences reaching farther across the cosmos than they ever imagined? Superstar scribe Scott Snyder says f...

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Nerdiest Thing Ever reviewed Incoming #1 Dec 26, 2019
2.0

A series of short stories loosely connected with a murder mystery framing device which itself only exists to pimp Empyre. The other stories all exist solely to hype upcoming storylines of various current and upcoming titles. This would have been great as a free comic giveaway, but to charge $10 for a glorified preview comic is shady even by Big Two standards.

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Incoming #1

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Released: Dec 25, 2019

ONE WILL UNITE THEM!
A mysterious murder brings together the heroes of the Marvel Universe in the search for a killer - but no one can imagine where the trail will lead, or how it will affect everything in 2020 and beyond! Who is the victim and who is the assailant?
The closing chapter to MARVEL's 80th year, which will connect the dots of e...

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M1sf1r3 reviewed Incoming #1 Dec 26, 2019
6.5

Prelude:
Incoming aims to solve a murder mystery while showcasing the Marvel Universe going into 2020. Let's see how it goes.

The Good:
It was nice seeing how the entire Marvel Universe is going right now.

The Bad:
The detective story fell flat.

It is boring at certain points which isn't helped by the length of the issue.

Conclusion:
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Incoming #1

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Released: Dec 25, 2019

ONE WILL UNITE THEM!
A mysterious murder brings together the heroes of the Marvel Universe in the search for a killer - but no one can imagine where the trail will lead, or how it will affect everything in 2020 and beyond! Who is the victim and who is the assailant?
The closing chapter to MARVEL's 80th year, which will connect the dots of e...

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Malitia reviewed Incoming #1 Dec 26, 2019
5.0

It's not bad...

But these type of initiative starting one-shot advertisements should be FCBD giveaways or 1$ promotional issues at most... not 10$ overpriced/sized collectors bait.

Incoming #1

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Released: Dec 25, 2019

ONE WILL UNITE THEM!
A mysterious murder brings together the heroes of the Marvel Universe in the search for a killer - but no one can imagine where the trail will lead, or how it will affect everything in 2020 and beyond! Who is the victim and who is the assailant?
The closing chapter to MARVEL's 80th year, which will connect the dots of e...

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1.0

Pure garbage. Miller really needs to move on to something new.

Dark Knight Returns: The Golden Child #1

By: Frank Miller, Rafael Gramp
Released: Dec 11, 2019

Frank Miller returns to the Dark Knight Universe!
It's been three years since the events of Dark Knight III: The Master Race. Lara has spent the time learning to be more human, and Carrie Kelley has been growing into her new role as Batwoman. But a terrifying evil has returned to Gotham City, and Lara and Carrie must team up to stop this growi...

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Why did I read this? I felt like wasting my time and sanity, that's why. Ugh, this was an insane slog filled with social commentary and all the bullshit that entails. I was getting hints of Legends Darkseid until he became... whatever he became. And then he was taken out like a chump *yet again* by Wunderkind Jon Kent. So, I guess he was Legends Darkseid throughout. I don't know if any of this was more

Dark Knight Returns: The Golden Child #1

By: Frank Miller, Rafael Gramp
Released: Dec 11, 2019

Frank Miller returns to the Dark Knight Universe!
It's been three years since the events of Dark Knight III: The Master Race. Lara has spent the time learning to be more human, and Carrie Kelley has been growing into her new role as Batwoman. But a terrifying evil has returned to Gotham City, and Lara and Carrie must team up to stop this growi...

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I don't even know why Miller insists on writing comics.

Dark Knight Returns: The Golden Child #1

By: Frank Miller, Rafael Gramp
Released: Dec 11, 2019

Frank Miller returns to the Dark Knight Universe!
It's been three years since the events of Dark Knight III: The Master Race. Lara has spent the time learning to be more human, and Carrie Kelley has been growing into her new role as Batwoman. But a terrifying evil has returned to Gotham City, and Lara and Carrie must team up to stop this growi...

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this has to be the worst piece of nonsense i have read in 2019. what a trash

Dark Knight Returns: The Golden Child #1

By: Frank Miller, Rafael Gramp
Released: Dec 11, 2019

Frank Miller returns to the Dark Knight Universe!
It's been three years since the events of Dark Knight III: The Master Race. Lara has spent the time learning to be more human, and Carrie Kelley has been growing into her new role as Batwoman. But a terrifying evil has returned to Gotham City, and Lara and Carrie must team up to stop this growi...

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Darkseid24 - Dec 11, 2019

You clearly haven’t read Female Furies and Kings Batman run

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The Infected: Deathbringer #1

By: Zoe Quinn, Brent Peeples
Released: Dec 4, 2019

Donna Troy is a hero. She fought alongside friends, led the Titans into battle, and buried more friends in the line of duty than she cares to remember. She's strong, she's brave, she's one of the fiercest warriors on the planet...and she's the Batman Who Laughs' next target for infection! Spinning out of the events of The Batman Who Laughs and Batm...

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The Infected: Deathbringer #1

By: Zoe Quinn, Brent Peeples
Released: Dec 4, 2019

Donna Troy is a hero. She fought alongside friends, led the Titans into battle, and buried more friends in the line of duty than she cares to remember. She's strong, she's brave, she's one of the fiercest warriors on the planet...and she's the Batman Who Laughs' next target for infection! Spinning out of the events of The Batman Who Laughs and Batm...

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RBL reviewed The Infected: Deathbringer #1 Dec 4, 2019
4.0

Utterly forgettable issue, adds nothing of consequence to the overarching story or furthers Donna Troy's character. All it does is give is create "edgy" Donna that is somehow just a far less effective Troia, so it's not even original.

I can't say the writer did much of anything, while the artwork is decidedly what carried the issue.

Not worth a purchase, not really even worth more

The Infected: Deathbringer #1

By: Zoe Quinn, Brent Peeples
Released: Dec 4, 2019

Donna Troy is a hero. She fought alongside friends, led the Titans into battle, and buried more friends in the line of duty than she cares to remember. She's strong, she's brave, she's one of the fiercest warriors on the planet...and she's the Batman Who Laughs' next target for infection! Spinning out of the events of The Batman Who Laughs and Batm...

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100% garbage. There is no reason to buy this. Zoe Quinn is an awful writer and I wonder when this madness will end and they hire someone who can actually write a decent story to replace this crap. Writing lots of words doesn't mean you have anything to say and by the end, we are left with an issue that will be forgotten by this weekend.

The Infected: Deathbringer #1

By: Zoe Quinn, Brent Peeples
Released: Dec 4, 2019

Donna Troy is a hero. She fought alongside friends, led the Titans into battle, and buried more friends in the line of duty than she cares to remember. She's strong, she's brave, she's one of the fiercest warriors on the planet...and she's the Batman Who Laughs' next target for infection! Spinning out of the events of The Batman Who Laughs and Batm...

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SONOFBATMANN reviewed Batman #84 Dec 5, 2019
1.0

King fans after this issue: The book was kind of rushed and sloppy in execution; not a great penultimate issue either. It also has some plot-holes and raises more questions than before.

Also King fans after this issue: 10/10 rating

I don't care anymore. This book is an embarrassment to the comic industry. I feel bad for anyone who enjoys this book.

You can say what more

Batman #84

By: Tom King, Mikel Janin
Released: Dec 4, 2019

"City of Bane" chapter eleven! The end is near as one victory leads to another defeat. As Batman reclaims his city from Bane, can he regain his sense of family? More specifically, when a man who is your father from another dimension has torn everything down around you, what will it take to build it back up? Especially when that man is currently sta...

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Nihilist reviewed Batman #84 Dec 4, 2019
1.5

I see no reedeeming qualities here. Not one. Everything in this issue is just bad - writing is awful, dialogues, the very little there is, are even worse, which is nothing new in this series, art is bad, story is pretty much nonexistent. Aside from maybe two pages, every panel is a retrospective of Thomas' life, but it... sucks. It lacks any real depth and emotional weigth for us to truly care abo more

Batman #84

By: Tom King, Mikel Janin
Released: Dec 4, 2019

"City of Bane" chapter eleven! The end is near as one victory leads to another defeat. As Batman reclaims his city from Bane, can he regain his sense of family? More specifically, when a man who is your father from another dimension has torn everything down around you, what will it take to build it back up? Especially when that man is currently sta...

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myconius - Dec 4, 2019

i strongly feel that Tom King had no idea what he wanted to do with all the issues that DC gave hime for Batman. he's just been treading water trying to figure out something "epic". but instead he embarrassed himself with this hot mess. it's about time the fraud finally had all this blow up in his face.

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Quinn reviewed Batman #84 Dec 4, 2019
2.0

I don't know what linear story telling did to King as a child, but it must be terrible. Because King just refuses to tell a story in linear order.

Apparently Thomas Wayne's whole motivation is that he fell in love with the Selina Kyle of his world and he wants Bruce to, in some sort of weird psycho-sexual transference thing, seal the deal.

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Batman #84

By: Tom King, Mikel Janin
Released: Dec 4, 2019

"City of Bane" chapter eleven! The end is near as one victory leads to another defeat. As Batman reclaims his city from Bane, can he regain his sense of family? More specifically, when a man who is your father from another dimension has torn everything down around you, what will it take to build it back up? Especially when that man is currently sta...

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Detective Chimp - Dec 18, 2019

Oh thank you father.

Talon1load - Dec 19, 2019

You’re welcome my son

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YourGreenMuse reviewed Batman #84 Dec 4, 2019
2.0

Ugh, you know I have to get a pesky wisdom tooth extracted today and I think that will be at least 5 times better than this issue. His "explanations" aren't explanations. This is just shitty. "Thomas Wayne is an asshole because... he's always been an asshole." My mind is blown. We knew that Thomas Wayne was an asshole, we didn't need most of this. And again, what happened with Booster? He told Bat more

Batman #84

By: Tom King, Mikel Janin
Released: Dec 4, 2019

"City of Bane" chapter eleven! The end is near as one victory leads to another defeat. As Batman reclaims his city from Bane, can he regain his sense of family? More specifically, when a man who is your father from another dimension has torn everything down around you, what will it take to build it back up? Especially when that man is currently sta...

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YourGreenMuse - Dec 5, 2019

Thanks. It went really smoothly. It didn't take as long as reading this issue did and was virtually painless. So, I was right.

myconius - Dec 5, 2019

hahahaha! too funny! glad to hear it went smoothly.

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RBL reviewed Batman #84 Dec 4, 2019
3.0

Not gonna lie, whatever this was, good isn't it.

Using the word "earlier" for every panel makes it feel incredibly messy, and as we're talking about a character from an entirely different Earth it muddles it even further. I'd say there would have to be a better way to indicate where and when things happened but simply "earlier" is not it.

While I can't recall the Flashpoint s more

Batman #84

By: Tom King, Mikel Janin
Released: Dec 4, 2019

"City of Bane" chapter eleven! The end is near as one victory leads to another defeat. As Batman reclaims his city from Bane, can he regain his sense of family? More specifically, when a man who is your father from another dimension has torn everything down around you, what will it take to build it back up? Especially when that man is currently sta...

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DC Stuff reviewed Batman #84 Dec 4, 2019
1.0

Another issue trying to retroactively show that there was always a story here when it is obvious that King was too lazy to do anything of the sort and needed these last dozen or so issues to cover his own tracks. We were supposed to get the answers to Thomas Wayne, but I guess it's the questions that King didn't understand, namely, how was there a Flashpoint timeline for him to come from and why more

Batman #84

By: Tom King, Mikel Janin
Released: Dec 4, 2019

"City of Bane" chapter eleven! The end is near as one victory leads to another defeat. As Batman reclaims his city from Bane, can he regain his sense of family? More specifically, when a man who is your father from another dimension has torn everything down around you, what will it take to build it back up? Especially when that man is currently sta...

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Darkseid24 - Dec 5, 2019

Putting in quotes from writers can be good, I actually like that, but in Kings story it feels out of place.

CaptnAmerca - Dec 13, 2019

What do you mean, "how did he escape the Flashpoint timeline?" He jogged away from the end of the universe! Man, you are just too dense to understand the greatness of Tom King!

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myconius reviewed Batman #84 Dec 4, 2019
1.0

Tom King HAS to be making this S**T up as he goes!!!

the bozo probably had NO idea what he wanted to to for this run, NO PLAN...

just a lot of pretentious hot air!!!

F**K YOU, Tom King!!!
take this miserable pathetic excuse of a Batman run, and stick it right up your A**!!!!!

Batman #84

By: Tom King, Mikel Janin
Released: Dec 4, 2019

"City of Bane" chapter eleven! The end is near as one victory leads to another defeat. As Batman reclaims his city from Bane, can he regain his sense of family? More specifically, when a man who is your father from another dimension has torn everything down around you, what will it take to build it back up? Especially when that man is currently sta...

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TheHyruleElf reviewed X-Men #3 Dec 4, 2019
10

Sooo funny. Hickman delivers yet again!

X-Men #3

By: Jonathan Hickman, Leinil Francis Yu
Released: Dec 4, 2019

EARTH'S MOST POWERFUL! CYCLOPS STORMS THE SAVAGE LAND!
The most powerful heroes of the dominant species on the planet, the X-Men rise to protect the world against any threat. From a new foe in the Savage Land to an old nemesis' surprising return...
Rated T+

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OracleJack reviewed Batman #82 Nov 6, 2019
2.0

Yet another filler issue.
The good: The art is excellent in every aspect. This is a beautifully drawn book.
The bad: #82 is pretty much a big fight scene and it STILL fills like a filler issue. Even the "twist" is something everyone expected from #81.
We have three more issues to go and we are presented with a filler issue.
The editor should have combined #80, #81 and #82 into more

Batman #82

By: Tom King, Mikel Janin
Released: Nov 6, 2019

"City of Bane" part eight! Batman and his allies wage war on the City of Bane, but an unexpected turn of events will send everyone reeling. Will there be another death in the family, or can the Dark Knight break Bane's iron grip over Gotham City?

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myconius - Nov 6, 2019

don't count on Batman/Catwoman being anything woth reading. it'll just be more dreck.

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