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bucswin611 reviewed Batman #33 Oct 19, 2017
8.0

Don't get me wrong, I love Tom King's work - but there was a little TOO much of the monosyllabic/abrupt sentence stuff at the beginning. The way he wrote it in the Rooftops and arc was believable, but I am not sure even Bat/Cat would speak the way they did in this issue. On a better note, the plot is set up to go a million different directions, and Joelle Jones is a welcome addition to the artist more

Batman #33

By: Tom King, Joelle Jones
Released: Oct 18, 2017

"A DREAM OF ME" part 1! Following his marriage proposal to Catwoman, Batman leaves Gotham City on a quest of renewal and redemption. As he travels and fights, he encounters members of his family-each disturbed by Batman's journey, each ready to stand in his way, each ready to push back against Batman's stubborn determination to evolve into somethin...

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Truck rated Batman #30 Sep 15, 2017
9.0

Batman #30

By: Tom King, Clay Mann
Released: Sep 6, 2017

"THE BALLAD OF KITE MAN" part two! In our second "War of Jokes and Riddles" interlude, it's the making of a super-villain! He's been pushed by Batman to snitch on The Joker, and cajoled by The Joker to betray Batman-now, the flunky who would be Kite Man finally snaps. He's lost everything, and a life of crime is the only way to go.

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Truck rated Kill Or Be Killed #12 Sep 15, 2017
10

Kill Or Be Killed #12

By: Ed Brubaker, Sean Phillips
Released: Sep 13, 2017

It's Dylan vs. the Russians, with the whole city caught in between! Things continue to heat up in BRUBAKER and PHILLIPS' multiple Eisner-nominated hit!

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Truck added Sean Gordon Murphy to their creator watch list Aug 12, 2017
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Truck added Scott Snyder to their creator watch list Aug 12, 2017
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Truck added Sean Murphy to their creator watch list Aug 12, 2017
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Truck reviewed Bane: Conquest #1 May 3, 2017
4.0

This was a huge let down after reading the recent I Am Bane story arch in Batman. This while thing felt like Bane could be replaced with anyone and the story would have been just as mediocre. I'd give it a pass for now in hopes that the next issues are better but it's not looking good.

Bane: Conquest #1

By: Chuck Dixon, Graham Nolan
Released: May 3, 2017

The co-creators of Bane make a triumphant return to the character, with a twelve-issue series that will push him to the limit! Bane is seeking to create a global criminal empire with the help of his original gang, Bird, Trogg, and Zombie. The Man Who Broke The Bat moves beyond Gotham to find new cities to conquer and new enemies to crush. He won't ...

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Truck reviewed Deadpool vs. The Punisher #1 Apr 25, 2017
9.5

Best Punisher book on the shelves at the moment. Feel like this duo understand him much better than the ongoing series. This is also a book that made me actually chuckle to myself while reading which is a pretty rare feat.

Deadpool vs. The Punisher #1

By: Fred Van Lente, Pere Perez
Released: Apr 12, 2017

Frank Castle has an unstoppable will - a powerful drive to punish those who do wrong, rooted in the tragic killing of his family. Wade Wilson has an unstoppable mouth - an unthinking knack for annoying everyone around him, rooted in thinking he's funny. Both men, however, are among the deadliest on the planet. When they find themselves in disagreem...

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Truck added Jason Latour to their creator watch list Apr 25, 2017
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Truck added Jerome Opena to their creator watch list Apr 25, 2017
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Truck added Rick Remender to their creator watch list Apr 25, 2017
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Truck added Donny Cates to their creator watch list Apr 25, 2017
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Truck dropped Nick Spencer from their creator watch list Apr 25, 2017
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Truck rated Punisher #9 Apr 25, 2017
2.0

Punisher #9

By: Becky Cloonan, Steve Dillon
Released: Feb 15, 2017

THE BIG CHILL
•  THE PUNISHER's taken the worst of what the backwoods can throw at him and sent it back in pieces.
•  But his temporary allegiances are over and his arsenal is long gone.
•  Will that stop Frank? No. No, it won't. There are still plenty of bodies to put in that cold, cold grou...

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Truck rated Punisher #10 Apr 25, 2017
2.0

Punisher #10

By: Becky Cloonan, Matt Horak
Released: Mar 15, 2017

AGENT OF DESTRUCTION!
•  Agent Ortiz is no longer hunting Frank with the D.E.A. Now, as they say, it's personal.
•  Agent Ortiz is now up against both the Punisher and an entire deadly mercenary outfit.
•  Agent Ortiz might be in trouble.
Parental Advisory

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CSPatterson reviewed Punisher #10 Apr 16, 2017
2.0

I'm not sure there is a word in the English language to describe how bad Cloonans' " Punisher" run has been and issue #10 is no exception. With the passing of artist Steve Dillon, the only reason to buy this title is gone. Time for a writer change and a total reboot.

Punisher #10

By: Becky Cloonan, Matt Horak
Released: Mar 15, 2017

AGENT OF DESTRUCTION!
•  Agent Ortiz is no longer hunting Frank with the D.E.A. Now, as they say, it's personal.
•  Agent Ortiz is now up against both the Punisher and an entire deadly mercenary outfit.
•  Agent Ortiz might be in trouble.
Parental Advisory

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Truck reviewed Punisher #11 Apr 24, 2017
2.0

This series is a lost cause. The dialogue is cringy to read and this story with Face is just a tacked on mess. The art is just about in par with everything else in the book. Just leave it on the shelf and hope for a reboot sooner rather than later.

Punisher #11

By: Becky Cloonan, Matt Horak
Released: Apr 19, 2017

BLOOD IN THE WATER!
•  Frank is being held hostage on a freighter full of armed goons.
•  They're going to need a bigger boat.
Parental Advisory

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Truck reviewed Civil War II: Kingpin #4 Jan 29, 2017
10

This not only the best thing to come out of Civil War II its also, pleasantly, the best Punisher story arch I have read in a while. Looking forward to the ongoing series.

Civil War II: Kingpin #4

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Ricardo Lopez Ortiz
Released: Oct 19, 2016

• He may be a criminal, but Wilson Fisk is a self-made man. He's worked hard to secure his empire. He built it from the ground up.
•  And now that Fisk knows one of his men has betrayed him in an attempt to take away his life's work, he's prepared to give his all to put an end to the mutiny.
•  After ...

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Truck rated Southern Bastards #1 Jan 29, 2017
10

Southern Bastards #1

By: Jason Aaron, Jason Latour
Released: Apr 30, 2014

Welcome to Craw County, Alabama, home of Boss BBQ, the state champion Runnin' Rebs football team...and more bastards than you've ever seen. When you're an angry old man like Earl Tubb, the only way to survive a place like this...is to carry a really big stick. From the acclaimed team of JASON AARON and JASON LATOUR, the same bastards who brought y...

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Truck rated Southern Bastards #16 Jan 29, 2017
10

Southern Bastards #16

By: Jason Aaron, Jason Latour
Released: Jan 11, 2017

"GUT CHECK," Part Two
Things get bloody as Coach Boss is forced to expand his criminal dealings to keep control of the football season.

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Truck rated Black Hammer Annual #1 Jan 29, 2017
9.0

Black Hammer Annual #1

By: Jeff Lemire, Dustin Nguyen
Released: Jan 18, 2017

Illustrated by an all-star slate of guest artists, this oversized anthology issue features five Black Hammer stories from Jeff Lemire, each focusing on one of the stranded heroes. See how Dustin Nguyen, Emi Lenox, Nate Powell, Matt Kindt, and Ray Fawkes take on tales about Abraham Slam, Golden Gail, Colonel Weird, Barbalien, and Madame Dragonfly.

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Truck rated Punisher #8 Jan 29, 2017
2.0

Punisher #8

By: Becky Cloonan, Laura Braga
Released: Jan 25, 2017

OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS...
•  Frank gets help from an unlikely source.
•  But trouble's not far behind!
•  If you go out in the woods today, you're sure for a big surprise...
Parental Advisory

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Truck added God Country to their pull list Jan 29, 2017

God Country

SERIES PREMIERE
Emmet Quinlan, an old widower rattled by dementia, isn't just a problem for his children-his violent outbursts are more than the local cops can handle. When a tornado levels his home-as well as the surrounding West Texas town-a restored Quinlan rises from the wreckage. The enchanted sword at the eye of the storm gives him more t...

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Truck added The Few to their pull list Jan 29, 2017

The Few

Critically lauded writer and playwright SEAN LEWIS follows up the cult favorite SAINTS with his newest book THE FEW. Teaming with red-hot artist HAYDEN SHERMAN for a LIMITED MAXI-SERIES, THE FEW combines Mad Max action with a Station Eleven sensibility in this sci-fi series for mature readers. In a dystopian future, two survivalist brothers stumble...

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Truck added Curse Words to their pull list Jan 29, 2017

Curse Words

"THE DEVIL'S DEVIL," Part One
The new ongoing series from CHARLES SOULE (Daredevil, Death of Wolverine, Star Wars) and RYAN BROWNE (GOD HATES ASTRONAUTS) is COMING FOR YOU! A wizard has appeared in New York City, and he's casting wonderful spells, getting famous, getting rich-it's great! But it's not. This wizard has everyone fooled. He is actu...

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Truck added Hulk (2016) to their pull list Jan 29, 2017

Hulk (2016)

JENNIFER WALTERS has survived the Civil War...barely...and having risen from the rubble, she re-enters the world a different kind of hero. Fueled by a quiet rage, she is determined to move forward, to go on with her life, but the pain of the past and all she's lost is always there - an undercurrent, a pulse, waiting to quicken and trigger Jen's tra...

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Truck dropped Throwaways from their pull list Jan 29, 2017

Throwaways

THROWAWAY (n.)
1. A disposable asset, used for a single mission; 2. A disavowed assassin, meant to die alongside their target.

Abby Palmer and Dean Logan are two broken people-Abby a vet with severe PTSD and Dean a burnout trying to escape the shadow of his infamous father-when they are thrust into a modern-day MK-ULTRA conspiracy... a...

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Truck dropped The Great Lakes Avengers from their pull list Jan 29, 2017

The Great Lakes Avengers

"All New, All Different?" No, thank you! New things are bad and different things are scary! Instead, why not join everybody's least favorite super-hero team, the Great Lakes Avengers in their brand new - but not too brand new - ongoing series, Same Old, Same Old, Great Lakes Avengers! When the team gets reinstated as permanent members of the Avenge...

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Truck dropped Nightwing (2016) from their pull list Jan 29, 2017

Nightwing (2016)

"BETTER THAN BATMAN" Chapter One: Batman taught Nightwing everything he knows-but what if everything he taught him is wrong? When Dick is stuck with a new mentor who challenges everything Batman taught him, Nightwing has to shatter his concept of justice in order to fight for what he knows is right. Writer Tim Seeley (GRAYSON, BATMAN & ROBIN ETERNA...

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Truck dropped Thanos (2016) from their pull list Jan 29, 2017

Thanos (2016)

EVIL HAS BEEN UNLEASHED ON THE UNIVERSE.
Thanos, possibly the most evil individual in the Marvel Universe, is back...and he's out for vengeance on all who would oppose him. Unfortunately for the Mad Titan, he's also heading for an unexpected reckoning...with his family. Take an ongoing walk on the dark side of the galaxy, following the deadly t...

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