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Kalaoui reviewed X-Men #2 Nov 15, 2019
9.0

This a great comic book that has meat to chew on for days. My favorite read the last few weeks. Hickman had a few hiccups in a few dialogue lines in certain scenes toward the first half. Unless that's intentional, especially the Summers interactions....they're borderline creepy but subtle. Something is going on under obviously unless I'm reading too much into it. I did like the humor in certain sc more

X-Men #2

By: Jonathan Hickman, Leinil Francis Yu
Released: Nov 13, 2019

When an island full of unspeakable horrors appears on the horizon, the X-Men have their work cut out for themselves keeping Krakoa safe!
Rated T+

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Bill Blaze reviewed X-Men #2 Nov 14, 2019
8.0

I was hoping to read just X-men, but apparently I need to read all of the X-books? I had to put the book down on the second page and read X-force #1 first.

X-Men #2

By: Jonathan Hickman, Leinil Francis Yu
Released: Nov 13, 2019

When an island full of unspeakable horrors appears on the horizon, the X-Men have their work cut out for themselves keeping Krakoa safe!
Rated T+

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Wolf Warner reviewed X-Men #2 Nov 12, 2019
9.0

Woozers... The sign called A is back with horsemen and offspring on deck!

X-Men #2

By: Jonathan Hickman, Leinil Francis Yu
Released: Nov 13, 2019

When an island full of unspeakable horrors appears on the horizon, the X-Men have their work cut out for themselves keeping Krakoa safe!
Rated T+

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allenquanobi reviewed X-Men #2 Nov 13, 2019
9.0

Great. Hickman was telling the truth when he said each issue is a one and done, and that's refreshing in the current landscape of comics imo. Everything is great here, love the art, the dialogue, the story,the world building. I've never seen someone write cyclops and his kids this way before, like an actual family. Cyclops has more or less treated these family members as usual team members sin more

X-Men #2

By: Jonathan Hickman, Leinil Francis Yu
Released: Nov 13, 2019

When an island full of unspeakable horrors appears on the horizon, the X-Men have their work cut out for themselves keeping Krakoa safe!
Rated T+

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YourGreenMuse reviewed X-Men #2 Nov 13, 2019
9.5

I really enjoyed this.

X-Men #2

By: Jonathan Hickman, Leinil Francis Yu
Released: Nov 13, 2019

When an island full of unspeakable horrors appears on the horizon, the X-Men have their work cut out for themselves keeping Krakoa safe!
Rated T+

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Kalaoui reviewed Undiscovered Country #1 Nov 14, 2019
7.0

I really tried to like this first issue. But maybe it was over hyped from way too many people as the next big thing and it's not even close to being a good story worth reading let alone a masterpiece that it was made out to be. Yes there was plenty of story to read and dissect in the oversized issue but what i found at the end was lacking any real substance and more a mix of rehashed ideas of what more

Undiscovered Country #1

By: Charles Soule, Giuseppe Camuncoli
Released: Nov 6, 2019

SERIES PREMIERE! This November, New York Times bestselling writers SCOTT SNYDER (WYTCHES, A.D.: AFTER DEATH) and CHARLES SOULE (CURSE WORDS, the forthcoming novel Anyone) will team up with artists GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI (The Amazing Spider-Man, Darth Vader, Hellblazer) and DANIELE ORLANDINI (Darth Vader) and 2019 Eisner Award-winning colorist MATT WILS...

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CaptnAmerca reviewed Undiscovered Country #1 Nov 7, 2019
7.5

For as hyped as this thing was, it was pretty underwhelming.

I'll give it a chance, but I'm already getting that Lazarus vibe, where Rucka just got ridiculous in his non-sensical world-building.

China calls in their debts? That's not how any of this works!

Undiscovered Country #1

By: Charles Soule, Giuseppe Camuncoli
Released: Nov 6, 2019

SERIES PREMIERE! This November, New York Times bestselling writers SCOTT SNYDER (WYTCHES, A.D.: AFTER DEATH) and CHARLES SOULE (CURSE WORDS, the forthcoming novel Anyone) will team up with artists GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI (The Amazing Spider-Man, Darth Vader, Hellblazer) and DANIELE ORLANDINI (Darth Vader) and 2019 Eisner Award-winning colorist MATT WILS...

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YourGreenMuse reviewed Undiscovered Country #1 Nov 6, 2019
7.5

I was initially not going to read this because I'm hardly a fan of Scott Snyder's writing, but then I heard a podcast where Charles Soule and Scott Snyder discussed it. And it sounded like a really cool idea, and that idea kinda sorta exists in this first issue, but it's hardly there. I'm sure that won't be true with the next issue, as it had to have some set up. But yeah, this first issue is pret more

Undiscovered Country #1

By: Charles Soule, Giuseppe Camuncoli
Released: Nov 6, 2019

SERIES PREMIERE! This November, New York Times bestselling writers SCOTT SNYDER (WYTCHES, A.D.: AFTER DEATH) and CHARLES SOULE (CURSE WORDS, the forthcoming novel Anyone) will team up with artists GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI (The Amazing Spider-Man, Darth Vader, Hellblazer) and DANIELE ORLANDINI (Darth Vader) and 2019 Eisner Award-winning colorist MATT WILS...

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CaptnAmerca - Nov 7, 2019

7.5 is about right for me, given the tremendous hype-job. I'm intrigued, and I'm giving it all the opportunity in the world to wow me. It just feels like the kind of comic that's going to routinely get 10s because of critics wanting there to be political commentary that just isn't there. Like King's Batman and literary snobs.

YourGreenMuse - Nov 7, 2019

I'm so hyped for the concept that the creators described. It's just not there so far. Maybe next issue. And yeah, people will find a lot in nothing to justify liking what they like.

8.0

Miles Morales: Spider-Man #12

By: Saladin Ahmed, Javi Garron
Released: Nov 6, 2019

• Miles is caught in the middle of a war between Ultimatum and the old guard!
•  Which means he's about to catch the hands of a monumental classic Spidey villain!
•  And the lives of more than one Morales might be on the line!
Rated T

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Kalaoui rated Daredevil #13 Nov 13, 2019
9.0

Daredevil #13

By: Chip Zdarsky, Marco Checchetto
Released: Nov 6, 2019

• After the epic conclusion to NO DEVILS, ONLY GOD, Matt Murdock has no choice but to investigate the corruption in New York's police force further.
•  And Wilson Fisk may be the Kingpin of Crime no more, but he still has blood on his hands...
Rated T+

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Kalaoui reviewed Fantastic Four #16 Nov 11, 2019
8.0

It's good F4 readin' with nice art from Izaakse.

Fantastic Four #16

By: Dan Slott, Sean Izaakse
Released: Nov 6, 2019

"Point of Origin" Part 3
•  Who is the winged warrior named Sky? What's her shocking connection to the origin of the Human Torch? And how will she change his life FOREVER?
•  Meanwhile, separated from the rest of the Fantastic Four, the Thing stands alone as he faces off against the Five Hundred Horde of Freak ...

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DDJamesB reviewed Fantastic Four #16 Nov 6, 2019
7.5

As corny as some of the parts were, mainly the human torch part, there was something about this issie I really liked. It had a good plot and the parts with Thing were great. The art really suits the book. Definitely a solid read.

Fantastic Four #16

By: Dan Slott, Sean Izaakse
Released: Nov 6, 2019

"Point of Origin" Part 3
•  Who is the winged warrior named Sky? What's her shocking connection to the origin of the Human Torch? And how will she change his life FOREVER?
•  Meanwhile, separated from the rest of the Fantastic Four, the Thing stands alone as he faces off against the Five Hundred Horde of Freak ...

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Grifter reviewed Fantastic Four #16 Nov 9, 2019
9.0

Wasn’t pleased with Doom arc, but this one is really good. I even like Johnny’s soulmate, hope she won’t disappear in the future

Fantastic Four #16

By: Dan Slott, Sean Izaakse
Released: Nov 6, 2019

"Point of Origin" Part 3
•  Who is the winged warrior named Sky? What's her shocking connection to the origin of the Human Torch? And how will she change his life FOREVER?
•  Meanwhile, separated from the rest of the Fantastic Four, the Thing stands alone as he faces off against the Five Hundred Horde of Freak ...

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7.0

Honestly, I didn't care about literally anything happening, but Gleason's art was incredible. Especially the page with Silver Sable's LMD getting its head blown off.

Amazing Spider-Man #33

By: Nick Spencer, Patrick Gleason
Released: Nov 6, 2019

THE FUTURE IS IN PERIL!
•  Miguel O'Hara's mysterious return to the present threatens his life and his entire future. But why?
•  As for OUR time's Spider-Man, he's got his hands full with classic villains, family problems and international incidents that intertwine in terrifying ways!
Rated T

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DDJamesB reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #33 Nov 7, 2019
7.0

Has some good parts but just seems to be random. Peter felt like a costar in his own book. Im not sure how this whole silver sable thing is connected and im just not sure how any of this relates to 2099 so far. The art was really enjoyable.

Amazing Spider-Man #33

By: Nick Spencer, Patrick Gleason
Released: Nov 6, 2019

THE FUTURE IS IN PERIL!
•  Miguel O'Hara's mysterious return to the present threatens his life and his entire future. But why?
•  As for OUR time's Spider-Man, he's got his hands full with classic villains, family problems and international incidents that intertwine in terrifying ways!
Rated T

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Kalaoui reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #33 Nov 11, 2019
7.5

It's OK. The art is not the problem here even as Gleason is testing out styles throughout the issue. Just the LMD bullet Head banger is worth the price of admission! But Spencer is cramming too much in an issue where Spidey 2099 does nothing. What's the point of leaving threads hanging and starting others and not answering anything about 2099?? Two issues in and nothing just so I go and buy the 20 more

Amazing Spider-Man #33

By: Nick Spencer, Patrick Gleason
Released: Nov 6, 2019

THE FUTURE IS IN PERIL!
•  Miguel O'Hara's mysterious return to the present threatens his life and his entire future. But why?
•  As for OUR time's Spider-Man, he's got his hands full with classic villains, family problems and international incidents that intertwine in terrifying ways!
Rated T

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Linkush reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #33 Nov 6, 2019
6.5

I liked the ending, the art, and some moments through-out the issue, but the story is just not that interesting.

Amazing Spider-Man #33

By: Nick Spencer, Patrick Gleason
Released: Nov 6, 2019

THE FUTURE IS IN PERIL!
•  Miguel O'Hara's mysterious return to the present threatens his life and his entire future. But why?
•  As for OUR time's Spider-Man, he's got his hands full with classic villains, family problems and international incidents that intertwine in terrifying ways!
Rated T

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mrDovydas reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #33 Nov 7, 2019
8.0

Can Gleason draw this book forever? Better yet, can he draw every other books as well?

Amazing Spider-Man #33

By: Nick Spencer, Patrick Gleason
Released: Nov 6, 2019

THE FUTURE IS IN PERIL!
•  Miguel O'Hara's mysterious return to the present threatens his life and his entire future. But why?
•  As for OUR time's Spider-Man, he's got his hands full with classic villains, family problems and international incidents that intertwine in terrifying ways!
Rated T

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Kalaoui reviewed New Mutants #1 Nov 8, 2019
8.5

Great premise and story that I'm willing to keep reading. It's a bit disjointed in some angles with some characters. That might be because two writers are sharing duties so it feels like different writers might be clashing in style. So I'm docking some points for that. I hope one writer takes the helms alone going forward. The art is superb!! Rod Reis has been killing it for years and I'm glad he' more

New Mutants #1

By: Jonathan Hickman, Rod Reis
Released: Nov 6, 2019

THE NEW GENERATION CLAIMS THE DAWN!
The classic New Mutants (Sunspot, Wolfsbane, Mirage, Karma, Magik, and Cypher) get together with a few new friends (Chamber, Mondo) to seek out their missing member and share the good news... a mission that takes them into space alongside the Starjammers!
Rated T+  

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mrDovydas reviewed New Mutants #1 Nov 7, 2019
8.5

The tone isn't as serious as in the most of the other DoX books, which is exactly what I was expecting from this book. And it was such a great read! Loving the characterisation of the roster, as well as the overall storytelling. I must also mention that Reis' artwork is absolutely stunning and is definitely a great nod to Bill Sienkiewicz's artwork in the original run.

New Mutants #1

By: Jonathan Hickman, Rod Reis
Released: Nov 6, 2019

THE NEW GENERATION CLAIMS THE DAWN!
The classic New Mutants (Sunspot, Wolfsbane, Mirage, Karma, Magik, and Cypher) get together with a few new friends (Chamber, Mondo) to seek out their missing member and share the good news... a mission that takes them into space alongside the Starjammers!
Rated T+  

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Kalaoui reviewed Immortal Hulk #26 Nov 7, 2019
9.0

This is a well paced issue with great subject matter and awesome art. What else is new?

Immortal Hulk #26

By: Al Ewing, Joe Bennett
Released: Nov 6, 2019

• He's got an underground fortress. He has powerful allies. He's even got henchmen.
•  He's got everything he needs to declare war on human society as we know it. He's the most dangerous man in the world...
•  ...and BRUCE BANNER is just getting started.
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PlatinumThorns reviewed Immortal Hulk #26 Nov 7, 2019
9.5

Fantastically written issue with great pacing.

Immortal Hulk #26

By: Al Ewing, Joe Bennett
Released: Nov 6, 2019

• He's got an underground fortress. He has powerful allies. He's even got henchmen.
•  He's got everything he needs to declare war on human society as we know it. He's the most dangerous man in the world...
•  ...and BRUCE BANNER is just getting started.
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Bleemak reviewed Immortal Hulk #26 Nov 6, 2019
9.0

A great read with a gripping story. Can't wait what Bruce will do next.

Immortal Hulk #26

By: Al Ewing, Joe Bennett
Released: Nov 6, 2019

• He's got an underground fortress. He has powerful allies. He's even got henchmen.
•  He's got everything he needs to declare war on human society as we know it. He's the most dangerous man in the world...
•  ...and BRUCE BANNER is just getting started.
Parental Advisory

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Kalaoui added New Mutants (2019) to their pull list Nov 6, 2019

New Mutants (2019)

THE NEW GENERATION CLAIMS THE DAWN!
The classic New Mutants (Sunspot, Wolfsbane, Mirage, Karma, Magik, and Cypher) get together with a few new friends (Chamber, Mondo) to seek out their missing member and share the good news... a mission that takes them into space alongside the Starjammers!
Rated T+  

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Kalaoui reviewed Invisible Woman #4 Nov 4, 2019
8.0

I actually enjoyed reading this one. Nothing ground breaking but a nice story with some great art! Let's land this one nicely.

Invisible Woman #4

By: Mark Waid, Mattia de Iulis
Released: Oct 30, 2019

Lost in a foreign land, cut off from her friends and family, Susan Richards is on the hunt. When she learn(S) the true secrets behind her former S.H.I.E.L.D. partner, what she finds out rocks her world and endangers millions!
Rated T

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Kalaoui reviewed Doctor Strange Annual #1 Nov 4, 2019
5.0

Just when you think Mark Waid is not as good as he used to be, along comes another Dr. Strange book written so bad that makes you appreciate what Waid did the last year and half. And the art did not do this book any favors. Waste of 5 dollars.
The cover is the only redeeming thing here!

Doctor Strange Annual #1

By: Pornsak Pichetshote, Andy MacDonald
Released: Oct 30, 2019

The Sanctum Sanctorum holds all of the bizarre and dark relics that Doctor Strange has accumulated on his journey as the Sorcerer Supreme. But when one of those relics awakens and begins wreaking havoc in the halls, will Doctor Strange be able to wrangle back control...or will his Sanctum be transformed into his own personal hell? Find out in this ...

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4.5

This was really not very strong at all. Both stories weren’t told particularly well, though the second had a few good moments of atmosphere.

Doctor Strange Annual #1

By: Pornsak Pichetshote, Andy MacDonald
Released: Oct 30, 2019

The Sanctum Sanctorum holds all of the bizarre and dark relics that Doctor Strange has accumulated on his journey as the Sorcerer Supreme. But when one of those relics awakens and begins wreaking havoc in the halls, will Doctor Strange be able to wrangle back control...or will his Sanctum be transformed into his own personal hell? Find out in this ...

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5.5

The first story was fine, if a bit jumbled and messy. The second story was odd, but it had some pretty cool body horror, so that's something.

Doctor Strange Annual #1

By: Pornsak Pichetshote, Andy MacDonald
Released: Oct 30, 2019

The Sanctum Sanctorum holds all of the bizarre and dark relics that Doctor Strange has accumulated on his journey as the Sorcerer Supreme. But when one of those relics awakens and begins wreaking havoc in the halls, will Doctor Strange be able to wrangle back control...or will his Sanctum be transformed into his own personal hell? Find out in this ...

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Lock rated Superior Spider-Man #12 Nov 3, 2019
10

Superior Spider-Man #12

By: Christos Gage, Mike Hawthorne
Released: Oct 30, 2019

• Otto Octavius has faced certain death and emerged the victor -
it just meant someone else had to lose.
•  But the Superior Spider-Man has learned to care for others more than himself--and Spider-Norman Osborne of Earth-44145 won't be satisfied until blood is spilled. Whose will it be?
•  The ev...

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YourGreenMuse reviewed Superior Spider-Man #12 Nov 1, 2019
9.0

Poor Doc Ock.

Superior Spider-Man #12

By: Christos Gage, Mike Hawthorne
Released: Oct 30, 2019

• Otto Octavius has faced certain death and emerged the victor -
it just meant someone else had to lose.
•  But the Superior Spider-Man has learned to care for others more than himself--and Spider-Norman Osborne of Earth-44145 won't be satisfied until blood is spilled. Whose will it be?
•  The ev...

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