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NorCalRowland rated Batman #5 Aug 21, 2016
9.0

Batman #5

By: Tom King, David Finch
Released: Aug 17, 2016

"I Am Gotham" part five. In the final chapter of this epic, is Batman truly the hero Gotham City deserves-or does it deserve better? In this ultimate showdown, where the line between allies and enemies blurs, the question will finally be answered...and the fate of Gotham will be decided.

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NorCalRowland rated Nightwing #2 Aug 13, 2016
8.0

Nightwing #2

By: Tim Seeley, Javi Fernandez
Released: Aug 3, 2016

"Better than Batman" part two! Nightwing and his new mentor Raptor embark on their first assignment for the Parliament of Owls. Will Raptor prove himself a superior mentor for Nightwing? Or will they both fall prey to the fangs of Kobra?

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NorCalRowland rated Nightwing #1 Aug 13, 2016
7.5

Nightwing #1

By: Tim Seeley, Javi Fernandez
Released: Jul 27, 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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NorCalRowland rated Justice League #2 Aug 13, 2016
7.0

Justice League #2

By: Bryan Hitch, Sandu Florea
Released: Aug 3, 2016

"The Extinction Machine" part two! Massive earthquakes shake cities to the ground as the ancient intelligence known as the Awakened takes control of the people of Earth, forcing them to turn against anyone with superpowers-including the Justice League! Unable to fight a war on two fronts, Batman asks for help from the one man he trusts less than an...

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NorCalRowland rated Justice League #1 Aug 13, 2016
6.5

Justice League #1

By: Bryan Hitch, Sandu Florea
Released: Jul 20, 2016

"THE EXTINCTION MACHINE" Chapter One
The oceans rise. The earth quakes. And an ancient power rises to reclaim not just the world, but the universe itself-and not even the combined might of the Justice League can stop it. An all-new era begins with this epic by comic book legend Bryan Hitch (JLA, The Ultimates) and master storyteller Tony S. Dan...

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NorCalRowland rated Batman #4 Aug 13, 2016
9.0

Batman #4

By: Tom King, David Finch
Released: Aug 3, 2016

"I Am Gotham" part four. When Gotham City falls prey to true evil, will Batman be abandoned by the new heroes Gotham and Gotham Girl? The Dark Knight must decide who to entrust with the safety of his beloved city if he hopes for any of its citizens to survive.

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NorCalRowland rated Batman #3 Aug 13, 2016
8.0

Batman #3

By: Tom King, David Finch
Released: Jul 20, 2016

 "I AM GOTHAM" Chapter Three: Batman and Gotham strike out together to get to the bottom of the mysterious attacks against the city. Could this novel and headstrong new hero be everything Gotham City needs...at the cost of the Dark Knight?

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NorCalRowland rated Batman #2 Aug 13, 2016
8.5

Batman #2

By: Tom King, David Finch
Released: Jul 6, 2016

"I AM GOTHAM" Chapter Two: In issue #2, after a brush with disaster, Batman struggles to reconcile the fate he could be leaving behind for his city, and reaches out to the idealistic new hero, Gotham. But an evil is building that may overcome both Batman and his new ally.

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NorCalRowland rated Batman #1 Aug 13, 2016
10

Batman #1

By: Tom King, David Finch
Released: Jun 15, 2016

"I AM GOTHAM" chapter one
No one has ever stopped the Caped Crusader. Not The Joker. Not Two-Face. Not even the entire Justice League. But how does Batman confront a new hero who wants to save the city from the Dark Knight?
CAN'T MISS: Superstar artist David Finch returns to Batman alongside writer Tom King for this five-part storyline.

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8.5

Detective Comics #936

By: James Tynion IV, Alvaro Martinez
Released: Jul 13, 2016

"RISE OF THE BATMEN" Chapter Three: In issue #936, Batman is M.I.A., and it's time for Batwoman to take the reins! But can she control a strike force that's barely worked together...including unstable wildcard Clayface?

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8.0

Detective Comics #935

By: James Tynion IV, Eddy Barrows
Released: Jun 22, 2016

"RISE OF THE BATMEN" chapter two
Batman and team find themselves in the crosshairs as the villain they've begun hunting turns the tables on them. Batman and Batwoman have the skills to survive, but do their young teammates? Is this where hero training ends in tragedy?
THEY SAID IT: "The ideas are boiling inside my brain," boasts artist Eddy...

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8.5

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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NorCalRowland rated All-Star Batman #1 Aug 13, 2016
9.0

All-Star Batman #1

By: Scott Snyder, John Romita Jr.
Released: Aug 10, 2016

"My Own Worst Enemy" part one! Superstar writer Scott Snyder explodes into an all-new Batman series alongside legendary artist John Romita Jr., reimagining some of the Dark Knight's greatest villains. First up: Two-Face! Batman must take Two-Face to a destination out of Gotham City, but the duplicitous villain has a two of spades up his sleeve. Eve...

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NorCalRowland added Detective Comics (2016) to their pull list Aug 13, 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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NorCalRowland added Nightwing (2016) to their pull list Aug 13, 2016

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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NorCalRowland added Batman (2016) to their pull list Aug 13, 2016

Batman (2016)

"I AM GOTHAM" chapter one
No one has ever stopped the Caped Crusader. Not The Joker. Not Two-Face. Not even the entire Justice League. But how does Batman confront a new hero who wants to save the city from the Dark Knight?
CAN'T MISS: Superstar artist David Finch returns to Batman alongside writer Tom King for this five-part storyline.

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NorCalRowland added Flash (2016) to their pull list Aug 13, 2016

Flash (2016)

"LIGHTNING STRIKES TWICE" chapter one
A new storm brews over Central City and disproves the old adage about lightning never, well...you know. Just as Barry begins to feel overwhelmed fighting crime, a new speedster debuts-but just where did this amazing new friend come from?
FLASH FACT: "2016 is the 60th anniversary of Barry Allen becoming ...

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NorCalRowland added Green Arrow (2016) to their pull list Aug 13, 2016

Green Arrow (2016)

"THE DEATH AND LIFE OF OLIVER QUEEN" chapter one
As Oliver struggles with how he can fight "the man" when his huge fortune makes him the man, he and Black Canary uncover a deadly new threat to Seattle that cuts the Archer to the bone.
THEY SAID IT: "My touchstones are [former GA writers] Dennis O'Neil and Mike Grell, while trying to make th...

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NorCalRowland added Superwoman to their pull list Aug 13, 2016

Superwoman

"Who Is Superwoman?" part one! Lois Lane takes flight! Now powered up with the abilities of Superman, Lois pledges to carry on the super-legacy as Superwoman! There's only one problem: Lois' new powers are killing her, and neither she nor her friend and confidant Lana Lang know what to do about it. Will Lois even survive long enough to learn the de...

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NorCalRowland added Superman (2016) to their pull list Aug 13, 2016

Superman (2016)

"THE SON OF SUPERMAN" chapter one
The Last Son of Krypton must decide whether to help his young son use his new and rapidly increasing abilities, or hide them from the world.
THE CREATORS: The team supreme that brought fans the adventures of Damian Wayne in "Batman and Robin" returns for the adventures of Superman and his offspring.

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NorCalRowland added All-Star Batman to their pull list Aug 13, 2016

All-Star Batman

"My Own Worst Enemy" part one! Superstar writer Scott Snyder explodes into an all-new Batman series alongside legendary artist John Romita Jr., reimagining some of the Dark Knight's greatest villains. First up: Two-Face! Batman must take Two-Face to a destination out of Gotham City, but the duplicitous villain has a two of spades up his sleeve. Eve...

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NorCalRowland added Green Lanterns to their pull list Aug 13, 2016

Green Lanterns

"RED PLANET" chapter one
New Lanterns Jessica Cruz and Simon Baz promised to protect others in brightest day or blackest night, but as "Red Planet" begins to rise, the partners find themselves confronted with a unimaginable threat from Bleez and the Red Lanterns!
THEY SAID IT: "I am psyched for GREEN LANTERNS!" says writer Sam Humphries. "M...

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NorCalRowland added Justice League (2016) to their pull list Aug 13, 2016

Justice League (2016)

"THE EXTINCTION MACHINE" Chapter One
The oceans rise. The earth quakes. And an ancient power rises to reclaim not just the world, but the universe itself-and not even the combined might of the Justice League can stop it. An all-new era begins with this epic by comic book legend Bryan Hitch (JLA, The Ultimates) and master storyteller Tony S. Dan...

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NorCalRowland added Deathstroke: Rebirth to their pull list Aug 13, 2016

Deathstroke: Rebirth

A thousand enemies, a thousand kills-Deathstroke is the world's greatest assassin. Stalked by an unseen foe, Slade Wilson is confronted by his own troubled past and challenged to reinvent himself before he loses everything and everyone in his life. Can Deathstroke be redeemed? Or will his addiction to violence destroy him?

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NorCalRowland added Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps to their pull list Aug 13, 2016

Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps

"SINESTRO'S LAW" Chapter One
With no backup and only his ring and battery to keep him alive, Hal Jordan streaks toward battle with the Sinestro Corps, while his greatest foe prepares to wipe the last Green Lantern of them all out of existence!

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NorCalRowland added Wonder Woman (2016) to their pull list Aug 13, 2016

Wonder Woman (2016)

"THE LIES" chapter one
Why has the lasso of truth stopped working for the Amazon Princess? Start down the rabbit hole as dark secrets from Wonder Woman's past unravel her present!
THEY SAID IT: "Drawing Wonder Woman isn't just drawing a comic, it's drawing an icon-the most famous and recognizable female superhero in the world," exclaims art...

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