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9.0

Gorgeous artwork and one of the best writers made this book a great read. I am beyond interested to see what happens next and in year one with Wonder Woman.

Wonder Woman: Rebirth #1

By: Greg Rucka, Matthew Clark
Released: Jun 8, 2016

After suffering an unimaginable loss, Wonder Woman must rebuild her mission as Earth's ultimate protector and champion.
DON'T MISS: New York Times best selling writer Greg Rucka returns to Wonder Woman with a tale that will forever alter the DC icon.

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brandongernux reviewed Flash: Rebirth #1 Jun 8, 2016
8.5

I was worried that I would not see any progression on the story from DC Universe Rebirth #1, yet here we were. I enjoyed the story that was being told and Barry's interactions with the various characters in this issue. I can't say that I am sold on Di Giandomenico's artwork yet, but the story was interesting enough to make me want to read on.

Flash: Rebirth #1

By: Joshua Williamson, Carmine Di Giandomenico
Released: Jun 8, 2016

Spinning directly out of the epic events of DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH #1, the Fastest Man Alive finds himself at the center of a DC Universe at a crossroads.

WARNING: Do NOT read this issue until after you read DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH #1!

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brandongernux reviewed Detective Comics #934 Jun 8, 2016
8.5

This was an intriguing story for me with very beautiful art. While it went over some of the classic tropes for recruiting a team in the first issue, I enjoyed the interactions and the idea of putting these characters together as a more organized Bat-team. Putting Batwoman as a leader is great, as is having Red Robin, Spoiler, and Orphan together. Clayface was something I was on the fence about but more

Detective Comics #934

By: James Tynion IV, Eber Ferreira
Released: Jun 8, 2016

RISE OF THE BATMEN Chapter One
An unknown predator begins outdoing Batman, taking down dangerous threats with military precision. Its up to the Dark Knight and series costar Batwoman to rally and train the young heroes of Gotham City to end this mysterious threat!WHAT NOW: Batman and Batwoman begin training Spoiler, Red Robin and Cassandra Cain...

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brandongernux reviewed Aquaman: Rebirth #1 Jun 8, 2016
6.0

This for me has been the weakest entry to Rebirth thus far. I think the aspects of being a ruler mixed with super hero are interesting, but have been done far better before. Even some of the parts that could have been interesting felt like retreads of previous stories. This reminded me too much of New 52 Aquaman #1, which I enjoyed, but I do not feel like I am getting anything new or returned to m more

Aquaman: Rebirth #1

By: Dan Abnett, Oscar Jimenez
Released: Jun 8, 2016

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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brandongernux reviewed Action Comics #957 Jun 8, 2016
7.5

This didn't do a lot for me as a non-Superman fan who has read very little Superman since the New 52 (and before). With that being said, there were still elements that were interesting, like making Lex the hero (and Clark possibly the villain to his own ego). The art was gorgeous, but I don't know that there was enough for me to stick around to buy this twice a month.

Action Comics #957

By: Dan Jurgens, Patrick Zircher
Released: Jun 8, 2016

PATH TO DOOM Chapter One
Superman returns to Metropolis just in time to meet the city of tomorrows newest protector: Lex Luthor. But its not long before these dueling titans meet someone unexpected the new Clark Kent! DONT MISS: ACTION COMICS returns to its original numbering with this issue! NOW SHIPPING TWICE MONTHLY!

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brandongernux added Flash: Rebirth (2016) to their pull list Jun 8, 2016

Flash: Rebirth (2016)

Spinning directly out of the epic events of DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH #1, the Fastest Man Alive finds himself at the center of a DC Universe at a crossroads.

WARNING: Do NOT read this issue until after you read DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH #1!

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brandongernux added Wonder Woman: Rebirth to their pull list Jun 8, 2016

Wonder Woman: Rebirth

After suffering an unimaginable loss, Wonder Woman must rebuild her mission as Earth's ultimate protector and champion.
DON'T MISS: New York Times best selling writer Greg Rucka returns to Wonder Woman with a tale that will forever alter the DC icon.

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brandongernux added Action Comics (2016) to their pull list Jun 8, 2016

Action Comics (2016)

PATH TO DOOM Chapter One
Superman returns to Metropolis just in time to meet the city of tomorrows newest protector: Lex Luthor. But its not long before these dueling titans meet someone unexpected the new Clark Kent! DONT MISS: ACTION COMICS returns to its original numbering with this issue! NOW SHIPPING TWICE MONTHLY!

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brandongernux added Aquaman: Rebirth to their pull list Jun 8, 2016

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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brandongernux added Detective Comics (2016) to their pull list Jun 8, 2016

Detective Comics (2016)

RISE OF THE BATMEN Chapter One
An unknown predator begins outdoing Batman, taking down dangerous threats with military precision. Its up to the Dark Knight and series costar Batwoman to rally and train the young heroes of Gotham City to end this mysterious threat!WHAT NOW: Batman and Batwoman begin training Spoiler, Red Robin and Cassandra Cain...

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brandongernux reviewed Ms. Marvel #7 Jun 2, 2016
9.0

I had so much fun reading this issue. The best thing about Miles being brought to the main universe is the interactions we get between him and Ms. Marvel, as well as their casts of characters. Plus, I mean there are floating sharks in the sky. What's not to love about that?

Ms. Marvel #7

By: G. Willow Wilson, Adrian Alphona
Released: May 25, 2016

The Next Generation!
•  As civil war brews, Ms Marvel teams up with Spider-Man and Nova in their biggest challenge yet: a tristate academic competition.
•  But math isn't the only problem as tremors of war begin to surface.
•  The best, brightest (and most adorable) heroes face off in the roa...

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10

If I was to rate this any lower, it would only because I have to wait so long between issues. This book is as always excellent and Reggie's story was so interesting. This book is must-read.

Afterlife With Archie #9

By: Roberto Aguirre Sacasa, Francesco Francavilla
Released: May 25, 2016

"Betty: RIP," Part 4. The Horror began in Riverdale when Reggie Mantle struck and killed Jughead's beloved pooch Hot Dog. Since then, Reggie has been living with this secret knowledge-and terrible guilt. With no one to talk to about it, Reggie has started to crack under the strain. He is seeing visions of his dead friends - or are they literal ghos...

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brandongernux reviewed Batman: Rebirth #1 Jun 2, 2016
8.0

This was an interesting relaunch to Batman. I wish Janin was staying on to be the artist on the main series rather than David Finch because his art is beautiful and his Bruce Wayne looks great. It was cool seeing Duke get an upgrade and I am curious for what they do with his character moving forward. This book was more of a restart to the original Bruce Wayne status quo so that Tom King could work more

Batman: Rebirth #1

By: Tom King, Mikel Janin
Released: Jun 1, 2016

Longtime Batman and Eisner Award winning writer Scott Snyder co-writes with rising star writer Tom King!
EVIL 365: Gotham City faces the threat of the Calendar Man!

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brandongernux reviewed Superman: Rebirth #1 Jun 2, 2016
6.0

I have yet to find my Superman book and based on this I do not know that I am going to find it yet. The artwork was strong and I think the writing was strong enough that hopefully once we can move past the convoluted New 52/Convergence stuff this book can be something for me to enjoy. This book was used to set up several different books so I understand that Tomasi had a lot of ground to cover, but more

Superman: Rebirth #1

By: Peter J. Tomasi, Doug Mahnke
Released: Jun 1, 2016

The world needs a Man of Steel, but can Superman protect the world while raising a super-son with his wife, Lois Lane?
IT BEGINS: Now it's Clark's turn to be Pa Kent and teach his son what it means to be super, but who is hunting Superman's son-and why?

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7.5

I thought the start of this book was strong, but it began to become less and less exciting for me to read as it went on. With that being said, I have read very little Lantern books in the past and Jessica Cruz and Simon Baz seem interesting enough for me to want to learn more. I have been very iffy on Sam Humphries before, but I am hoping that this book could change that for me.

Green Lanterns: Rebirth #1

By: Geoff Johns, Ethan Van Sciver
Released: Jun 1, 2016

Creative powerhouse Geoff Johns puts the ring on again as he, cowriter Sam Humphries and artist Ethan Van Sciver debut a new era of emerald greatness! Rookie Green Lanterns Jessica Cruz and Simon Baz tackle the universe's toughest beat: Earth.
HOT TICKET: Geoff and Ethan brought Hal Jordan to epic status with the original GREEN LANTERN: REBIRTH...

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brandongernux reviewed Green Arrow: Rebirth #1 Jun 2, 2016
8.5

I thought this was a great start to the book and my favorite of the Rebirth #1's this week. Green Arrow is back in a place that I loved about the character before as a social justice warrior. The art is beautiful and having Ollie and Dinah together was a great return to the roots. I am looking forward to collecting a Green Arrow book again.

Green Arrow: Rebirth #1

By: Ben Percy, Otto Schmidt
Released: Jun 1, 2016

Together again for the first time, the Emerald Archer meets Black Canary. Questioning everything Green Arrow believes in, Dinah Lance throws the hero's world upside down, forcing him to question what he cares about more: his morals or his money?
BULLSEYE: "Readers are aching for the reunion of Green Arrow and Black Canary, and we're finally goi...

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brandongernux reviewed Civil War II #1 Jun 2, 2016
6.5

I love Bendis. I loved the artwork by Marquez & Ponsor. I think Marvel events usually tend to start strong and finish weak, but I felt this was a bit of a weak start. Hopefully that means it builds to something stronger and not weaker. I think the idea behind the conflict is interesting, but I didn't feel the weight of the conflict between the two ideals conveyed in this story. I have not been rea more

Civil War II #1

By: Brian Michael Bendis, David Marquez
Released: Jun 1, 2016

IT'S HERE!
The explosive first chapter in the comic event EVERYONE will be talking about. And we come out swinging with a blistering double-sized first issue from the creative team behind last year's best-selling debut of INVINCIBLE IRON MAN and Miles Morales. A new Inhuman, with the ability to profile the future, emerges and the ramifications ...

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brandongernux added Superman: Rebirth to their pull list Jun 2, 2016

Superman: Rebirth

The world needs a Man of Steel, but can Superman protect the world while raising a super-son with his wife, Lois Lane?
IT BEGINS: Now it's Clark's turn to be Pa Kent and teach his son what it means to be super, but who is hunting Superman's son-and why?

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brandongernux added Green Arrow: Rebirth to their pull list Jun 2, 2016

Green Arrow: Rebirth

Together again for the first time, the Emerald Archer meets Black Canary. Questioning everything Green Arrow believes in, Dinah Lance throws the hero's world upside down, forcing him to question what he cares about more: his morals or his money?
BULLSEYE: "Readers are aching for the reunion of Green Arrow and Black Canary, and we're finally goi...

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brandongernux added Green Lanterns: Rebirth to their pull list Jun 2, 2016

Green Lanterns: Rebirth

Creative powerhouse Geoff Johns puts the ring on again as he, cowriter Sam Humphries and artist Ethan Van Sciver debut a new era of emerald greatness! Rookie Green Lanterns Jessica Cruz and Simon Baz tackle the universe's toughest beat: Earth.
HOT TICKET: Geoff and Ethan brought Hal Jordan to epic status with the original GREEN LANTERN: REBIRTH...

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brandongernux reviewed Batgirl #52 May 31, 2016
6.5

The series wraps up to leave fans of this run at least with a conclusion to the Burnside Batgirl story...but so much is packed in and ultimately it all feels a bit underwhelming after being a very solid run from Fletcher.

Batgirl #52

By: Brenden Fletcher, Eleonora Carlini
Released: May 25, 2016

With her friends starting new lives and Burnside changing all around her, it's time for Batgirl to decide what her next adventure will be-and it just might take her around the world!

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8.5

The hate this book is receiving is mind-blowing to me. This issue was very well told. What a great way to kick off a new Cap book. If I had flaws with this book, it is that it is very heavy handed with the metaphors to what is happening in our current political climate...however that is actually something that I loved about it. As far as the twist ending...comic books have been filled with them fo more

Captain America: Steve Rogers #1

By: Nick Spencer, Jesus Saiz
Released: May 25, 2016

He's back! The original Sentinel of Liberty returns, with a new shield, a new team, and a new mission! And he's not the only one who's back! Like the saying goes-- cut off one LIMB, two more will take its place! HAIL HYDRA!
Rated T+

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brandongernux reviewed Scooby Apocalypse #1 May 26, 2016
7.0

This book was a lot of fun to read. It is a unique twist on characters I grew up loving to watch. In a post-Afterlife with Archie world, I am very open for books like Scooby Apocalypse. At $3.99 per issue I am not sure that I will stay on month-to-month, but I will at least give #2 a shot before deciding.

Scooby Apocalypse #1

By: Keith Giffen, Hank Porter
Released: May 25, 2016

Those meddling kids-Fred, Daphne, Velma, Shaggy, and their dog, Scooby-Doo-get more ghost-debunking than they bargained for when faced with a fundamental change in their world. The apocalypse has happened. Old rules about logic no longer apply. The creatures of the night are among us, and the crew of the Magical Mystery Machine has to fight to surv...

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brandongernux reviewed DC Universe: Rebirth #1 May 26, 2016
9.0

Pulled on some heart strings. Set up what is to come enough to make me interested in a wide variety of characters I would otherwise not be interested in. Currently my DC pulls only include Batman, Batgirl, and Gotham Academy. Following the Rebirth, it will be much larger. Twists at the end are very intriguing

DC Universe: Rebirth #1

By: Geoff Johns, Gary Frank
Released: May 25, 2016

It all begins here. Do not skip to the last page. Do not let a friend or message board ruin this comic for you. The future (and past) of the DC Universe starts here. Don't say we didn't warn you!
THEY SAID IT: "Rebirth is about focusing in on the core of the character and their respective universe," says writer and DC Entertainment Chief Creati...

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brandongernux added DC Universe: Rebirth to their pull list May 26, 2016

DC Universe: Rebirth

It all begins here. Do not skip to the last page. Do not let a friend or message board ruin this comic for you. The future (and past) of the DC Universe starts here. Don't say we didn't warn you!
THEY SAID IT: "Rebirth is about focusing in on the core of the character and their respective universe," says writer and DC Entertainment Chief Creati...

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brandongernux added Scooby Apocalypse to their pull list May 26, 2016

Scooby Apocalypse

Those meddling kids-Fred, Daphne, Velma, Shaggy, and their dog, Scooby-Doo-get more ghost-debunking than they bargained for when faced with a fundamental change in their world. The apocalypse has happened. Old rules about logic no longer apply. The creatures of the night are among us, and the crew of the Magical Mystery Machine has to fight to surv...

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brandongernux added Captain America: Steve Rogers to their pull list May 26, 2016

Captain America: Steve Rogers

He's back! The original Sentinel of Liberty returns, with a new shield, a new team, and a new mission! And he's not the only one who's back! Like the saying goes-- cut off one LIMB, two more will take its place! HAIL HYDRA!
Rated T+

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brandongernux added Afterlife With Archie to their pull list May 26, 2016

Afterlife With Archie

New Ongoing Series!
"Escape From Riverdale." This is how the end of the world begins! Harvey Award-winning writer Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Archie Meets Glee) and Eisner-winning artist Francesco Francavilla (Batman) take Archie and the gang where they've never been before - to the grave and back! A horrific accident sets off a series of grim ev...

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brandongernux added Black Panther (2016) to their pull list May 11, 2016

Black Panther (2016)

A new era for the Black Panther starts here!
Written by MacArthur Genius and National Book Award winner TA-NEHISI COATES (Between the World and Me) and illustrated by living legend BRIAN STELFREEZE, "A Nation Under Our Feet" is a story about dramatic upheaval in Wakanda and the Black Panther's struggle to do right by his people as their ruler...

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brandongernux added Jason Aaron to their creator watch list May 11, 2016
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