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BesottedGeekPod rated Powers of X #3 Aug 27, 2019
9.0

Powers of X #3

By: Jonathan Hickman, R. B. Silva
Released: Aug 21, 2019

As Xavier sows the seeds of the past, the X-Men's future blossoms into trouble for all mutantdom. Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (NEW AVENGERS, INFINITY, FF) continues reshaping the X-Men's past, present and future with breakout artist R.B. Silva (UNCANNY X-MEN)!
Rated T+

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BesottedGeekPod added Powers of X to their pull list Aug 27, 2019

Powers of X

FEAR THE FUTURE! Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (INFINTY, NEW AVENGERS, FF) continues his revolutionary new direction for the X-Men. Intertwining with HOUSE OF X, POWERS OF X reveals the secret past, present  and  future of mutantkind, changing the way you look at every X-Men story before and after. You do not want to miss the next seminal m...

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BesottedGeekPod rated Daredevil #10 Aug 27, 2019
9.0

Daredevil #10

By: Chip Zdarsky, Jorge Fornes
Released: Aug 21, 2019

"NO DEVILS, ONLY GOD" CONCLUDES!
•  Matt Murdock comes face-to-face with the choices he's made.
•  Hell's Kitchen rises up to fill the void!
Rated T+

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BesottedGeekPod rated Criminal #7 Aug 27, 2019
9.5

Criminal #7

By: Ed Brubaker, Sean Phillips
Released: Aug 21, 2019

    The best monthly comic on the market keeps the hits coming! Young Ricky Lawless and Leo (from CRIMINAL, VOL. 1: COWARD) take the spotlight this issue, as the epic story of the death of Teeg Lawless continues! As always, CRIMINAL contains back page art and articles only found in the single issues.

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BesottedGeekPod rated Analog #7 Aug 23, 2019
8.0

Analog #7

By: Gerry Duggan, David O'Sullivan
Released: Aug 14, 2019

"MOVING TARGETS," Part Two: Jack is on the move through Texas' hostile territory on behalf of the Japanese A.I.-and if that's not weird enough, now he's lugging a boom box containing secrets worth killing for. What will kill Jack first? Algorithms, hitmen, or whiskey?

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BesottedGeekPod added Analog to their pull list Aug 23, 2019

Analog

CHAPTER ONE: Five years from now: the security of the internet has been totally destroyed. Secrets are no longer sent over the web, they're entrusted to armed couriers called "Ledger Men," like human punching-bag Jack McGinnis. He's got a gun in one hand and a briefcase handcuffed to the other. Danger lurks around every corner, and Jack has to watc...

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BesottedGeekPod rated Powers of X #2 Aug 23, 2019
8.0

Powers of X #2

By: Jonathan Hickman, R. B. Silva
Released: Aug 14, 2019

As Xavier sows the seeds of the past, the X-Men's future blossoms into trouble for all mutantdom. Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (NEW AVENGERS, INFINITY, FF) continues reshaping the X-Men's past, present and future with breakout artist R.B. Silva (UNCANNY X-MEN)!
Rated T+

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8.5

Black Hammer/Justice League: Hammer of Justice! #2

By: Jeff Lemire, Michael Walsh
Released: Aug 14, 2019

DC Comics and Dark Horse Comics present the ultimate superhero crossover event of 2019! After a mysterious stranger warps reality, the out-of-practice Black Hammer heroes must contend with both Starro and the rest of the DC universe. Meanwhile, Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, and Cyborg try to adjust to life on Black Hammer Farm, while Colonel Weir...

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BesottedGeekPod added Black Hammer/Justice League to their pull list Aug 23, 2019

Black Hammer/Justice League

DC Comics and Dark Horse Comics present the ultimate superhero crossover event of 2019!  

A strange man arrives simultaneously on Black Hammer Farm and in Metropolis, and both worlds are warped as Starro attacks! Batman, Green Lantern, Flash, Wonder Woman, Superman, and more crossover with Golden Gail, Colonel Weird, and the rest of the ...

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BesottedGeekPod rated Gideon Falls #16 Aug 23, 2019
9.5

Gideon Falls #16

By: Jeff Lemire, Andrea Sorrentino
Released: Aug 14, 2019

    END OF STORY ARC! "ALL THOSE LITTLE SCARS": The pulse-pounding conclusion to "Season 3" of the hottest supernatural horror story in comics! Clara is finally reunited with her missing brother, Danny-but The Laughing Man doesn't give up his acolytes without a bloody battle!

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BesottedGeekPod rated Daredevil #9 Aug 15, 2019
8.0

Daredevil #9

By: Chip Zdarsky, Lalit Kumar Sharma
Released: Aug 7, 2019

• There's a new DAREDEVIL in town, and Matt Murdock has no idea who it is!
•  Neither does Cole North, the tough-as-nails detective who's been hot on the Guardian Devil's trail for weeks.
•  Can Matt Murdock truly live a life without Daredevil? Can Cole?
Rated T+

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BesottedGeekPod rated House of X #2 Aug 15, 2019
9.5

House of X #2

By: Jonathan Hickman, Pepe Larraz
Released: Aug 7, 2019

Learn the truth about one of the X-Men's closest allies...and then begin the fight for the future of mutantkind! Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (AVENGERS, SECRET WARS, FANTASTIC FOUR) continues reshaping the X-Men's world with Marvel Young Gun artist Pepe Larraz (EXTERMINATION, AVENGERS)!
Rated T+

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BesottedGeekPod rated Space Bandits #2 Aug 14, 2019
7.0

Space Bandits #2

By: Mark Millar, Matteo Scalera
Released: Aug 7, 2019

The bandits are locked in a penal colony and looking to bust out. While Thena bulks up to compete in the Big Bout and earn her ticket to freedom, Cody puts her cunning mind to work on an escape plan. But how will they flee The Crustacean, and who'll be their first target when they do?

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BesottedGeekPod rated Invisible Woman #2 Aug 14, 2019
7.0

Invisible Woman #2

By: Mark Waid, Mattia de Iulis
Released: Aug 7, 2019

Susan Richards, the Invisible Woman, forms an unlikely - and uneasy - alliance with fellow spy the Black Widow to comb the alleys and palaces of Madripoor! They're searching for Sue Richards' first partner - but what they discover will shake Sue to the core and turn her mission upside down!
Rated T

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BesottedGeekPod rated Green Lantern #10 Aug 14, 2019
6.0

Green Lantern #10

By: Grant Morrison, Liam Sharp
Released: Aug 7, 2019

Twelve parallel worlds! Twelve Green Lanterns! And one unstoppable menace! Hal Jordan joins the Green Lanterns of the Multiverse-including Bat-Lantern, Tangent Green Lantern and more-to save a dying Multiverse, defeat the relentless Anti-Man and embark upon their "Quest for the Cosmic Grail"! It's another Morrison/Sharp science fantasy epic!

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8.5

Doom Patrol: Weight of the Worlds #2

By: Gerard Way, James Harvey
Released: Aug 7, 2019

It is a time of great upheaval as Cliff transforms, Larry gives birth, Casey babysits-and the Doom Patrol becomes embroiled in the divorce proceedings of feuding cosmic entities.

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BesottedGeekPod added Space Bandits to their pull list Aug 8, 2019

Space Bandits

MINISERIES PREMIERE! Thena Khole and Cody Blue are among the universe's most wanted felons. Each the leader of their own criminal ops, they run heists across the galaxies-hopping from ship to ship to fleece everyone inside. But when both women are betrayed by their crews, the bandits only have one thing on their minds: REVENGE.

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BesottedGeekPod added House of X to their pull list Aug 8, 2019

House of X

FACE THE FUTURE! Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (SECRET WARS, AVENGERS, FANTASTIC FOUR) takes the reins of the X-Men universe! Since the release of Uncanny X-Men #1, there have been four seminal moments in the history of the X-Men. Giant-Sized X-Men. X-Men. Age of Apocalypse. New X-Men. Four iconic series that introduced a new era for Marvel's m...

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BesottedGeekPod added Doom Patrol: Weight of the Worlds (2019) to their pull list Aug 8, 2019

Doom Patrol: Weight of the Worlds (2019)

All hail the Supreme Shape! Gerard Way and the World's Strangest Superheroes return in an all-new series that takes them beyond the borders of time and space! Featuring artwork by acclaimed cartoonist James Harvey, this issue finds the Doom Patrol facing off against the fanatical fitness fiends of planet Orbius and the Marathon Eternal! Meanwhile, ...

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BesottedGeekPod reviewed Paper Girls #30 Aug 1, 2019
9.5

Paper Girls #30 gave me everything I wanted in a series-ending issue. It had callbacks, feels, and a sense of closure for the book that leaves readers happy, even though it’s sad to see it go. In short, it “delivered.”

Paper Girls #30

By: Brian K. Vaughan, Cliff Chiang
Released: Jul 31, 2019

SERIES FINALE! DOUBLE-SIZED FINAL ISSUE!
It's all been leading up to this-the deeply emotional series finale of PAPER GIRLS! No spoilers here, but our epic conclusion features 44 PAGES OF ORIGINAL STORY WITH NO ADS, and we can't wait for you to read it. Thanks so much for riding with us! ~ Brian, Cliff, Matt & Jared

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BesottedGeekPod added Batman: Curse of the White Knight to their pull list Jul 29, 2019

Batman: Curse of the White Knight

In this explosive sequel to the critically acclaimed blockbuster BATMAN: WHITE KNIGHT from writer/artist Sean Murphy, The Joker recruits Azrael to help him expose a shocking secret from the Wayne family's legacy-and to run Gotham City into the ground! As Batman rushes to protect the city and his loved ones from danger, the mystery of his ancestry u...

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BesottedGeekPod reviewed Blossoms 666 #5 Jul 26, 2019
6.5

Overall Blossoms 666 has been a worthy addition to the Archie Horror titles. Cheryl Blossom is one of my favorite characters, and I liked the Anti Christ angle of the book. This final issue however left me scratching my head at times and wishing there was a more definitive ending, while still leaving room for future volumes. Otherwise, Cullen Bunn did a good job with the scares and cast of charact more

Blossoms 666 #5

By: Cullen Bunn, Laura Braga
Released: Jul 10, 2019

This is it! Who will reign as the true Anti-Christ-Cheryl, Jason or their mysterious brother Julian? And what will become of Riverdale once darkness takes over? Find out in this shocking and jaw-dropping finale of Blossoms 666!    

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BesottedGeekPod reviewed Tank Girl #5 Jul 25, 2019
8.5

Tank Girl Forever’s first issue gives fans more of what they’ve come to expect from the last handful of series, and that’s a great thing. This opening shot may be a tad generic, just like the genre it’s spoofing, but Martin’s witty dialogue and Parson’s gorgeous art don’t disappoint. This fan truly wishes the current Tank Girl team could keep putting these books out “forever.”

Tank Girl #5

By: Alan Martin, Brett Parson
Released: Jul 24, 2019

Tank Girl Forever (1 of 4). The world calls out for a true superhero! Unfortunately, it got the wrong number, and Tank Girl answered! The second story in Tank Girl's ongoing series begins, as original creator Alan Martin and fan-favorite artist Brett Parson unleash fast-paced and foul-mouthed hilarity! An all-new story exploring the weirdest corner...

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BesottedGeekPod reviewed Gideon Falls #15 Jul 23, 2019
8.5

This issue felt short, but maybe it was just the quick pacing that had me burning through the pages. There were the usual bits of WTF moments, scares, and added intrigue with the Rebecca mystery. As usual, Sorrentino’s art style matched Lemire’s tone, and we got another good issue of Gideon Falls.

Gideon Falls #15

By: Jeff Lemire, Andrea Sorrentino
Released: Jul 17, 2019

"THE MISPLACED MAN": Back in modern Gideon Falls, Father Fred and Angie continue to look for clues about the mysterious Norton, and a dark mystery from Father Fred's past is revealed.

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6.5

In this first issue Matt Fraction serves up a fractured storyline that gives readers an unnecessarily far back background into the title character. It reminded me of the tired joke used in movies where the interrogator tells his captor to start at the beginning, and they literally start at the beginning, reciting childhood memories. There were some genuinely funny moments, and I have no complaints more

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #1

By: Matt Fraction, Steve Lieber
Released: Jul 17, 2019

Jimmy Olsen must die! Wait, we're getting ahead of ourselves. Jimmy Olsen lives! Superman's best friend and Daily Planet photographer Jimmy Olsen tours the bizarre underbelly of the DC Universe in this new miniseries featuring death, destruction, giant turtles and more! It's a centuries-spanning whirlwind of weird that starts in Metropolis and ends...

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BesottedGeekPod dropped Captain America (2018) from their pull list Jul 19, 2019

Captain America (2018)

IT IS WINTER IN AMERICA.
For over 70 years, he has stood in stalwart defense of our country and its people. But in the aftermath of Hydra's takeover of the nation, Captain America is a figure of controversy, carrying a tarnished shield...and a new enemy is rising!
Who are the Power Elite? And how do they intend to co-opt and corrupt the sy...

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BesottedGeekPod reviewed Invisible Woman #1 Jul 18, 2019
7.0

Overall, I didn’t love the issue, but I didn’t dislike it either. A bumpy start threw me off, and the setup to get Invisible Woman on her private vendetta was a little contrived. The art is great throughout, aside from the Doublemint twins at the beginning. The little character moments were my favorite parts, and enough for me to warrant checking out issue two.

Invisible Woman #1

By: Mark Waid, Mattia de Iulis
Released: Jul 10, 2019

Fresh from the pages of FANTASTIC FOUR, for the first time Susan Storm-Richards stars in her own limited series - and the secrets about her past revealed therein will shake readers' perceptions of the Invisible Woman forevermore! Years ago, she undertook an espionage mission for S.H.I.E.L.D. - and now it's up to her to save her former partner from ...

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BesottedGeekPod reviewed Wonder Twins #6 Jul 18, 2019
6.0

Stephen Byrne’s art is stupendous as always, and Russell can have witty moments when his self-righteousness doesn’t get in the way. The message is a good one, but I’m tired of getting hit over the head with it repeatedly. I hope the next arc gets back to what we saw in issue one- namely more of the Twins’ fish-out-of-water experiences, and less over-reaching social commentary.

Wonder Twins #6

By: Mark Russell, Stephen Byrne
Released: Jul 10, 2019

The Scrambler has given the world one month to fix everything-or else suffer "The Great Scramble," a dastardly plot that would swap the consciousnesses of everyone on the planet. As the scramble before the scramble commences, the Wonder Twins must team up with the Justice League to put a stop to the Scrambler's plan! But an unexpected twist puts Ja...

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BesottedGeekPod reviewed Criminal #6 Jul 18, 2019
9.5

Overall this was another near-flawless issue of Criminal. Brubaker writes crime noir like no one else, and Phillips’ art, while perhaps not for everyone, definitely fits the tone of the book. I love how this tied into last issue, and look forward to how this piece of the Criminal puzzle fits into future books.

Criminal #6

By: Ed Brubaker, Sean Phillips
Released: Jul 10, 2019

Teeg Lawless falls in love for the first time, and it might be the worst decision he ever made. THE SUMMER OF '88-the story of the last days of Teeg Lawless-continues! As always, CRIMINAL contains back page art and articles only found in the single issues.

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7.5

In Lemire I trust, but this opening issue was pretty “meh” to me, and the art didn’t do anything to hide the lackluster feel of the normally edgy Black Hammer side of things. Hopefully the story picks up in the next issue and we can get past catering to the DC contingency.

Black Hammer/Justice League: Hammer of Justice! #1

By: Jeff Lemire, Michael Walsh
Released: Jul 10, 2019

DC Comics and Dark Horse Comics present the ultimate superhero crossover event of 2019!  

A strange man arrives simultaneously on Black Hammer Farm and in Metropolis, and both worlds are warped as Starro attacks! Batman, Green Lantern, Flash, Wonder Woman, Superman, and more crossover with Golden Gail, Colonel Weird, and the rest of the ...

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