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Above Ground Pools rated The Joker #5 Jul 17, 2021
10

The Joker #5

By: Sam Johns, Sweeney Boo
Released: Jul 14, 2021

The never-before-seen tale of The Joker’s first night in Arkham Asylum is finally revealed!
When a lunatic in a clown suit tries to poison Gotham City’s reservoir and is placed in Arkham Asylum before his trial, Detective Jim Gordon realizes something’s different about this new inmate that could forever change the future of Gotham. <...

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The Joker Presents: A Puzzlebox #1

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Jess Merino
Released: Jun 9, 2021

It's story time! The G.C.P.D have a mysterious corpse, a magical box, and a murderer's row of the city's most dangerous villains sitting in a jail cell. Now all they need to figure out is what exactly happened. Fortunately, one suspect is willing to talk. Unfortunately, it's The Joker…

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Batman: Urban Legends #1

By: Stephanie Phillips, Eddy Barrows
Released: Mar 10, 2021

Batman may be the biggest name in Gotham City, but there are lots of other heroes-and villains-who will get a turn to shine in Batman: Urban Legends, a brand-new monthly series tying into the biggest events in Gotham City. The series begins with these can’t-miss tales:
• Superstar writer Chip Zdarsky enters the world of Gotham City with...

Above Ground Pools added Dead Dog's Bite to their pull list Mar 2, 2021

Dead Dog's Bite

Cormac Guffin has gone missing. It's been three days and no one has seen hide nor hair of her. The police have nothing, and the townsfolk are acting more like a funeral procession than a search party. If Cormac has any hope of being found, it rests on the slouching shoulders of her best friend Joe. Joe will need her wits about her though, because, ...

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Above Ground Pools reviewed Dead Dog's Bite #1 Mar 2, 2021
10

Loved it. A perfect comic.

Dead Dog's Bite #1

By: Tyler Boss
Released: Mar 3, 2021

Cormac Guffin has gone missing. It's been three days and no one has seen hide nor hair of her. The police have nothing, and the townsfolk are acting more like a funeral procession than a search party. If Cormac has any hope of being found, it rests on the slouching shoulders of her best friend Joe. Joe will need her wits about her though, because, ...

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King In Black: Thunderbolts #2

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Juan Ferreyra
Released: Feb 10, 2021

THE THUNDERBOLTS GET COMMITTED!
•  The secret to saving the world lies within the Ravencroft Institute, but can the Thunderbolts get it out?
•  Not if a mob of Knullified inmates have anything to say about it!
•  The Thunderbolts' plan to save the world is revealed, and it must be seen to be ...

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10

Loved it!

Future State: Dark Detective #3

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Carmine Di Giandomenico
Released: Feb 10, 2021

In this issue, Bruce Wayne meets the next Batman! As the dark detective makes his move to put an end to the villainous Magistrate once and for all, the man who once wore the cowl encounters the next Batman-and these two have some questions for each other! Fists will fly as this explosive meeting erupts in the skies over Gotham...but with the clock...

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Amazing Spider-Man #50.LR

By: Nick Spencer, Federico Vicentini
Released: Oct 21, 2020

• "LAST REMAINS" is so huge it cannot be contained within the pages of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN.
•  Kindred's assault is so epic, it's going to sweep the other Spider-Heroes of the Marvel Universe up in its wake.
•  All this and the bombshell dropped at the end of ASM #49 rolls toward one of Marvel fandom's...

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Hawkeye: Freefall #6

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Otto Schmidt
Released: Jul 1, 2020

Bullseye wants to hurt Clint in any way he can, so he’s playing dress-up and taking the archer’s (not-so) good name on a deadly tour of New York. Meanwhile, the Hood has had enough of Clint’s games and decides to put an end to them once and for all. He puts a price on Clint’s head so high that every villain, merc and thug in the city is goi...

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2020 Force Works #3

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Juanan Ramirez
Released: Jun 3, 2020

Fighting for human survival against a robot revolution! When Ultimo arrives on the scene, will Force Works be able to band together or be broken apart by the Doomsday Machine’s onslaught? Plus, find out who’s really been pulling the strings in this epic series conclusion!

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Hawkeye: Freefall #5

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Otto Schmidt
Released: May 20, 2020

Hawkeye’s relationship to Ronin has even his friends turning against him. He’s been lying about a lot of things. But you can’t lie to Captain America. Meanwhile, his war with the Hood is beginning to spin out of control as the people close to him are put in real danger. Having to deal with the Hood was bad enough, but now Clint finds himself ...

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2020 Force Works #2

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Juanan Ramirez
Released: Mar 25, 2020

• War Machine, U.S.Agent, Mockingbird and Quake have joined forces to fight against the robots for human survival as Force Works!
•  But when the team finds themselves infected by Deathlok technology and turned into robots themselves, will that prime directive stand?
•  Or will they find themselves tu...

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Hawkeye: Freefall #4

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Otto Schmidt
Released: Mar 11, 2020

Daredevil tips Hawkeye off to the formation of a new task force. They have one mission: to stop the dangerous new Ronin before he tears the city apart. Clint joins up, but he can't help but notice that Ronin gets results. Whose side is he really on? And as Hawkeye's own hunt for the Hood intensifies, he's about to find himself in the sights of one ...

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Above Ground Pools reviewed 2020 Force Works #1 Feb 25, 2020
10

Big dumb superhero fun. Excited to see where this goes.

2020 Force Works #1

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Juanan Ramirez
Released: Feb 26, 2020

The eruption of a violent robot revolution threatens all manner of biological life! Teetering on the precipice of extinction, there's only one man with enough tactical skill, killer instinct and ruthless leadership to lead the rebellion: War Machine! Join War Machine and his elite paramilitary squad (U.S.Agent, Mockingbird, and Quake) in the final ...

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Above Ground Pools added 2020 Force Works to their pull list Feb 25, 2020

2020 Force Works

The eruption of a violent robot revolution threatens all manner of biological life! Teetering on the precipice of extinction, there's only one man with enough tactical skill, killer instinct and ruthless leadership to lead the rebellion: War Machine! Join War Machine and his elite paramilitary squad (U.S.Agent, Mockingbird, and Quake) in the final ...

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10

Another perfect issue. Favorite current book.

Hawkeye: Freefall #3

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Otto Schmidt
Released: Feb 12, 2020

• As things around him are getting more dangerous, Clint Barton is being pushed to make some tough, and probably really bad, decisions.
•  Meanwhile the mysterious new Ronin is waging war against The Hood and Hawkeye is caught in the middle of it.
•  The Web of lies our Friendly Neighborhood archer f...

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Even better than the first issue!

Hawkeye: Freefall #2

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Otto Schmidt
Released: Jan 29, 2020

WHO THE %$&@ IS RONIN? The mystery surrounding the volatile new Ronin deepens as his actions begin to destabilize the seedy underbelly of New York City.  Hawkeye finds himself caught in the middle of an increasingly dangerous turf war between Ronin and the Hood. Though Clint may not approve of Ronin's methods, it's hard to argue with his ...

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Above Ground Pools added Hawkeye: Freefall to their pull list Jan 11, 2020

Hawkeye: Freefall

When a mysterious and ruthless new Ronin starts tearing a destructive path through the city, suspicion immediately falls on Hawkeye, but Clint has more to worry about than who's wearing his old costume. After a clash with the Hood ends badly, Hawkeye gives himself a new mission that will place him in the crosshairs of one of New York's most dangero...

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Hawkeye: Freefall #1

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Otto Schmidt
Released: Jan 1, 2020

When a mysterious and ruthless new Ronin starts tearing a destructive path through the city, suspicion immediately falls on Hawkeye, but Clint has more to worry about than who's wearing his old costume. After a clash with the Hood ends badly, Hawkeye gives himself a new mission that will place him in the crosshairs of one of New York's most dangero...

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Annihilation - Scourge: Alpha #1

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Juanan Ramirez
Released: Nov 20, 2019

THE OPENING SALVO FOR DECEMBER'S MAIN EVENT!
Something is stirring in the Negative Zone...something that the Marvel Universe isn't ready for! Will Nova be able to assemble a team powerful enough to tackle this burgeoning threat, or is it already too late to stop its descent upon the galaxy? For the Cosmos's greatest heroes, ANNIHILATION is only...

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Above Ground Pools rated Punisher #16 Oct 2, 2019
10

Punisher #16

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Szymon Kudranski
Released: Oct 2, 2019

ZEMO DARK THIRTY!
•  New York City is under siege as the new Thunderbolts, Black Widow's squad, mayor Fisk's personal V.I.G.I.L. soldiers, and everyone in between get caught in the crossfire, but it all comes down to two men.
•  Punisher.
•  Zemo.
Parental Advisory

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Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order - Dark Temple #2

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Paolo Villanelli
Released: Sep 25, 2019

Following a sudden ambush in the jungles of Ontotho, Young Padawan Cere Junda is left to find her own way on a hostile planet. But local freedom fighters are happy to take Cere Junda in - if she will fight by their side!
Rated T

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Big Brother - Oct 1, 2019

Rosenberg 10/10

Above Ground Pools added Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order - Dark Temple to their pull list Sep 7, 2019

Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order - Dark Temple

IN THE GLORY DAYS OF THE REPUBLIC, TWO JEDI WILL GET CAUGHT UP IN A BATTLE THEY CAN'T UNDERSTAND - A BATTLE FOR THEIR LIVES!
Leading into Jedi: Fallen Order the upcoming third-person action-adventure Star Wars title from Lucasfilm and Respawn Entertainment, DARK TEMPLE follows the Jedi Master ENO CORDOVA and his impulsive Padawan CERE JUNDA o...

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Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order - Dark Temple #1

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Paolo Villanelli
Released: Sep 4, 2019

IN THE GLORY DAYS OF THE REPUBLIC, TWO JEDI WILL GET CAUGHT UP IN A BATTLE THEY CAN'T UNDERSTAND - A BATTLE FOR THEIR LIVES!
Leading into Jedi: Fallen Order the upcoming third-person action-adventure Star Wars title from Lucasfilm and Respawn Entertainment, DARK TEMPLE follows the Jedi Master ENO CORDOVA and his impulsive Padawan CERE JUNDA o...

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Above Ground Pools rated Punisher #15 Sep 4, 2019
10

Punisher #15

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Szymon Kudranski
Released: Sep 4, 2019

THE BATTLE OF NEW YORK!
•  You can't fight City Hall...unless, of course, you're Frank Castle.
•  But he won't fight alone!
•  Unfortunately, Zemo's got his new Thunderbolts, and they're ready for war.
Parental Advisory

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Above Ground Pools rated Punisher #14 Aug 13, 2019
10

Punisher #14

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Szymon Kudranski
Released: Aug 7, 2019

WAR IN THE STREETS!
•  Zemo's battle against the Punisher hits the streets of Manhattan!
•  It's all-out war...just the way Frank likes it.
•  Someone's brought backup for Frank, but the Punisher doesn't play well with others...
Parental Advisory

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Uncanny X-Men #22

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Salvador Larroca
Released: Jul 17, 2019

It all ends here. This is forever! As Cyclops' cleanup mission nears its close, all the problems the X-Men face come together. The truth behind the Hellfire Club's intentions, the culmination of the O.N.E.'s assaults on mutantkind and even the inner struggles within the team... It all ends here. This is forever.
Rated T+

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Above Ground Pools rated Punisher #13 Jul 3, 2019
10

Punisher #13

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Szymon Kudranski
Released: Jul 3, 2019

THE HOME FRONT! Frank Castle is back in New York, but being labeled an international terrorist has made it an inhospitable homecoming. One man who is certainly not happy Frank's back: NYC's new mayor, Wilson Fisk, the "former" Kingpin of Crime. And Baron Zemo's not done with Frank yet...
Parental Advisory

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Uncanny X-Men #21

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Salvador Larroca
Released: Jul 3, 2019

It all ends here. This is forever! As Cyclops' cleanup mission nears its close, all the problems the X-Men face come together. The truth behind the Hellfire Club's intentions, the culmination of the O.N.E.'s assaults on mutantkind and even the inner struggles within the team... It all ends here. This is forever.
Rated T+

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Uncanny X-Men #20

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Salvador Larroca
Released: Jun 19, 2019

First - learn the truth about the Hellfire Club's involvement in the X-Men's quest. Then, the mutant race faces elimination at the hands of a vaccine erasing the X-Gene from future generations...
Rated T+

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