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Kalaoui rated Spider-Man/Deadpool #22 Oct 19, 2017
8.5

Spider-Man/Deadpool #22

By: Elliott Kalan, Todd Nauck
Released: Oct 4, 2017

• Arcade's MURDERWORLD expansion operation continues, and Spider-Man's the first guest at his second, deadlier theme park!
•  It's up to Deadpool to save Spidey from Arcade's clutches, but the question remains...will he want to?
Rated T+

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Kalaoui rated Defenders #6 Oct 19, 2017
8.5

Defenders #6

By: Brian Michael Bendis, David Marquez
Released: Oct 11, 2017

KINGPINS OF NEW YORK Part 1
The Defenders: Iron Fist, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Daredevil, protectors of the people, are in a desperate struggle to keep New York City safe in the wake of the power vacuum caused by the Kingpin's absence and the all-out street war that results!  So what could make things even worse for our team of ha...

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Kalaoui rated Ms. Marvel #23 Oct 19, 2017
8.5

Ms. Marvel #23

By: G. Willow Wilson, Diego Olortegui
Released: Oct 11, 2017

• Don't miss Jersey's newest crimefighter in this all-new arc!
•  Shouldering the burden of saving Jersey City has felt especially heavy for Kamala Khan since her falling out with her lifelong best friend and pseudo sidekick, Bruno...
•  Still, J.C. has always been her turf...
•  So when a new hero moves into J.C., Kamala...

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Kalaoui rated Black Science #32 Oct 19, 2017
9.0

Black Science #32

By: Rick Remender, Matteo Scalera
Released: Oct 11, 2017

"EXTINCTION IS THE RULE," Part Two
Grant spent his life rationalizing and avoiding his small, personal problems by trying to fix the grandiose ones. In his mind, this sacrifice is necessary. If he didn't save the world, his family wouldn't have a future. But now, even that has backfired, leading Grant to a showdown with a boundless army and him...

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9.0

Inhumans: Once And Future Kings #3

By: Christopher Priest, Phil Noto
Released: Oct 11, 2017

TEEN REBELLION TURNS TO VILLAINY!
•  The Royals come under the wing of Bentley Wittman, A.K.A. the Wizard! But what does the tech genius gone bad want with the Inhumans?
•  The young Maximus has a secret - and it's driving him mad!
•  Meanwhile, Karnak searches the sewers of New York for his lost brother. Can he find Triton ...

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Kalaoui reviewed X-Men: Blue #13 Oct 18, 2017
9.0

Blue is just so much better!

X-Men: Blue #13

By: Cullen Bunn, Jorge Molina
Released: Oct 11, 2017

MOJO WORLDWIDE Part 2
The X-Men may have bitten off more than they can chew when the Mojoverse continues its bizarre invasion of MANHATTAN! JEAN GREY and her team fight side by side with KITTY PRYDE and her team...but can MOJO be defeated when he's got the X-Men's greatest hits weaponized against them? Or will an unlikely alley come to the resc...

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Kalaoui rated X-Men: Gold #13 Oct 18, 2017
8.0

X-Men: Gold #13

By: Marc Guggenheim, Mike Mayhew
Released: Oct 4, 2017

MOJO WORLDWIDE Part 1
Mojo, the demented creature obsessed with melding deadly television shows with reality, has made Earth his focus and it's going to take the combined might of two X-MEN teams to fight back! But when threats from their past are thrown at them, how will these teams react? With SENTINELS and BROOD and BAD MEMORIES attacking at...

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Kalaoui reviewed Despicable Deadpool #287 Oct 18, 2017
9.0

Man i really love what Duggan has done and couldn't be happier to have it illustrated by Koblish. He just knows how to hit the right dark notes with his art to make this story so much better. To be honest i was ready to hate this book before i read it since i loved the Deadpool from the past few years so much. Well my fears are gone and i can't wait for what's next!

Despicable Deadpool #287

By: Gerry Duggan, Scott Koblish
Released: Oct 11, 2017

DEADPOOL KILLS CABLE Part 1
Deadpool's going back to his vile beginnings as a mercenary and wanted killer.  No more being a hero.  No more X-Men.  No more Avengers.  And if he wants to break bad again, what's more despicable than killing your best friend? Cable better get ready because his old friend Wade...

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Kalaoui reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #789 Oct 18, 2017
9.0

Slott does a great Peter Parker. Pencils by Immonen were so well done and nicely colored by Gracia.

Amazing Spider-Man #789

By: Dan Slott, Stuart Immonen
Released: Oct 11, 2017

THE FALL OF PARKER Part 1
Down on your luck Peter Parker is back, for good or ill. New York has changed, and so has Peter - but entering a new phase of his Spider-Man life isn't easy; neither are new relationships OR new foes. Peter Parker is not the Spider-Man you remember, but why is he taking his fight to THE DAILY BUGLE? And what happened t...

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Granfalloon reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #789 Oct 11, 2017
9.0

This might be almost the perfect "Legacy" issue. Peter Parker, down on his luck, unloved and poor and trying to remember what he's doing it all for. It captures the essence of Peter Parker without feeling like a nostalgia exercise. One of the best issues for a long time. Made me excited about ASM for the first time in ages.

Amazing Spider-Man #789

By: Dan Slott, Stuart Immonen
Released: Oct 11, 2017

THE FALL OF PARKER Part 1
Down on your luck Peter Parker is back, for good or ill. New York has changed, and so has Peter - but entering a new phase of his Spider-Man life isn't easy; neither are new relationships OR new foes. Peter Parker is not the Spider-Man you remember, but why is he taking his fight to THE DAILY BUGLE? And what happened t...

Kalaoui rated Green Lanterns #32 Oct 16, 2017
7.0

Green Lanterns #32

By: Sam Humphries, Scott Godlewski
Released: Oct 4, 2017

"HOUSE PARTY"! Their trip through space and time complete, Simon Baz and Jessica Cruz find themselves back home on Earth, but new family strife makes the duo wonder if the threats of the cosmos were less taxing than dealing with your siblings.
RATED T

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Kalaoui rated Astonishing X-Men #4 Oct 16, 2017
8.0

Astonishing X-Men #4

By: Charles Soule, Carlos Pacheco
Released: Oct 4, 2017

A MONSTER IS LOOSE IN LONDON. HIS NAME IS LOGAN.
•  Psylocke, Bishop and Angel are all that stand between a mind-poisoned Logan and a mountain of corpses.
•  Rogue and Gambit consider their options.
•  Fantomex and Mystique get the party started.
•  And somewhere, the Shadow King laughs and laughs...
Rated T+

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Kalaoui rated Old Man Logan #29 Oct 13, 2017
9.0

Old Man Logan #29

By: Ed Brisson, Mike Deodato
Released: Oct 4, 2017

MAESTRO CALLS THE TUNE!
•  Nowhere is safe from the reach of the MAESTRO'S destructive plan!
•  With the HULK GANG carrying nukes across continents, what hope is there for LOGAN to get there in time?
•  There's only one chance - to kill off this plot at the source!
Parental Advisory

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Kalaoui reviewed Black Bolt #6 Oct 12, 2017
9.0

Great work by Ahmed. Nicely paced storytelling that took its time and made the payoff much better at the end. Ward's art couldn't have been better here. He's the perfect fit for this trippy cosmic book.

Black Bolt #6

By: Saladin Ahmed, Christian Ward
Released: Oct 4, 2017

• Black Bolt and his fellow prisoners face an all-new form of torture as the Jailer's true self is finally revealed - and it's more terrifying than any of them could have imagined!
•  The stars await the survivors, but someone must pay the ultimate penance. Who lives and who dies in the Jailer's sick game?
Rated T+

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Nickweiser reviewed Black Bolt #6 Oct 5, 2017
9.5

So fucking awesome. One of the best books on the stands!

Black Bolt #6

By: Saladin Ahmed, Christian Ward
Released: Oct 4, 2017

• Black Bolt and his fellow prisoners face an all-new form of torture as the Jailer's true self is finally revealed - and it's more terrifying than any of them could have imagined!
•  The stars await the survivors, but someone must pay the ultimate penance. Who lives and who dies in the Jailer's sick game?
Rated T+

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Kyle Funderburk reviewed Black Bolt #6 Oct 5, 2017
10

Saladin Ahmed wrote one of the best comic book arcs of 2017 and the conclusion in issue six was perfect. It hits you right in the heart while telling a very compelling story. Honestly, I'm surprised that this was only the sixth issue. So much happened, but the stories never felt rushed or cluttered.

Black Bolt #6

By: Saladin Ahmed, Christian Ward
Released: Oct 4, 2017

• Black Bolt and his fellow prisoners face an all-new form of torture as the Jailer's true self is finally revealed - and it's more terrifying than any of them could have imagined!
•  The stars await the survivors, but someone must pay the ultimate penance. Who lives and who dies in the Jailer's sick game?
Rated T+

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mrDovydas reviewed Black Bolt #6 Oct 4, 2017
8.5

Artwork was even more stunning and the conclusion was great (together with the emotional parts). The whole series could've easily ended with this issue, but I am more than happy to see it continuing further.

Black Bolt #6

By: Saladin Ahmed, Christian Ward
Released: Oct 4, 2017

• Black Bolt and his fellow prisoners face an all-new form of torture as the Jailer's true self is finally revealed - and it's more terrifying than any of them could have imagined!
•  The stars await the survivors, but someone must pay the ultimate penance. Who lives and who dies in the Jailer's sick game?
Rated T+

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Nuno reviewed Royals #9 Oct 5, 2017
10

I'm loving the outcry from readers about a woman taking a second lover after being separated from her polygamous husband. The World Farm and the world building of the Kree and Inhumans origins in this story is topnotch. I cannot wait for the next issue.

Royals #9

By: Al Ewing, Javier Rodriguez
Released: Oct 4, 2017

FIRE FROM HEAVEN Part 1
If the Inhuman race was born of Kree experiments, then who made the Kree? Enter the Progenitors! Meanwhile the Inhuman Royal Family, led by Black Bolt and Medusa, are searching for the Prima Materia-the original Terrigen. But even if they find the chemical that will save their dying race...can they escape the revenge of ...

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Kalaoui reviewed Royals #9 Oct 12, 2017
9.0

Great job. Loved this book and the look of it is pure cosmic Inhumans. Ewing tells a great mystery with Javier Rodriguez illustrating it in such a beautiful manner. Still unsure about Medusa and Gorgon but can see how it would happen given how things have been going for years.

Royals #9

By: Al Ewing, Javier Rodriguez
Released: Oct 4, 2017

FIRE FROM HEAVEN Part 1
If the Inhuman race was born of Kree experiments, then who made the Kree? Enter the Progenitors! Meanwhile the Inhuman Royal Family, led by Black Bolt and Medusa, are searching for the Prima Materia-the original Terrigen. But even if they find the chemical that will save their dying race...can they escape the revenge of ...

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8.0

Amazing Spider-Man: Renew Your Vows #11

By: Ryan Stegman, Brian Level
Released: Sep 20, 2017

• The Green Goblin returns!
•  Normie Osborn has been plotting behind the scenes for the past year...now his plans are finally ready.
•  Will the Spider-Family be prepared for what he has in store for them?
Rated T

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7.5

Amazing Spider-Man: Renew Your Vows #10

By: Ryan Stegman, Nathan Stockman
Released: Aug 16, 2017

• A spotlight on Norman Osborn II!
•  How did 10-year-old Normie achieve the smarts and cunning of his grandfather?
•  Will he inherit the Goblin family legacy...and will he take it to terrifying new heights?
Rated T

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Kalaoui rated Spider-Man/Deadpool #21 Oct 12, 2017
8.0

Spider-Man/Deadpool #21

By: Elliott Kalan, Todd Nauck
Released: Sep 6, 2017

• When the villainous ARCADE decides to build a second, even deadlier Murderworld in Madripoor, he kidnaps Spider-Man and forces him to be the park's first guest!
•  Deadpool, meanwhile, has a bone to pick with Arcade... Namely that his terrifying theme parks are besmirching murder and its good name!
Rated T+

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Kalaoui reviewed Black Science #31 Oct 12, 2017
8.5

Great as usual. Loved Matteo's pencils and the art was great, especially the nod to Kirby in that splash page with the ship.

Black Science #31

By: Rick Remender, Matteo Scalera
Released: Sep 13, 2017

NEW STORY ARC! "EXTINCTION IS THE RULE," Part One (of Four)-Reunited in the face of incalculable chaos, our Dimensionauts dive back into a one-way mission to the center of all existence. It's time for scientific anarchy to save the day, or spell doom for all creation. One of those.
  

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9.0

Gerry Duggan has been creating these singular one-shot stories within his run on All-New Guardians of the Galaxy, and for the most part they've worked well to flesh out the story. Issue #11 is a great example of this, as it sheds some background on the Raptors that attacked the Guardians during issue #8. Plus it's great to see Nova used in a Guardians book again. Hopefully this hints at Duggan inv more

All-New Guardians of the Galaxy #11

By: Gerry Duggan, Roland Boschi
Released: Oct 4, 2017

The Nova Corps...the peacekeepers of the galaxy, charged with maintaining order, serving and protecting the sentient peoples who make it their home. The Fraternity of Raptors...a shadow organization dedicated to imposing their own order on the galaxy. Rich Rider guest-stars as these two forces come into desperate conflict!
Rated T+

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9.0

Duggan continues his story and fills in all the pieces and solves the mystery bit by bit. Nicely done! The art was good and fits this story well. People complaining about the missing cosmic side, Abnett and Lanning's threads not being part of the Guardians Legacy should be reading this book. It's all there.

All-New Guardians of the Galaxy #11

By: Gerry Duggan, Roland Boschi
Released: Oct 4, 2017

The Nova Corps...the peacekeepers of the galaxy, charged with maintaining order, serving and protecting the sentient peoples who make it their home. The Fraternity of Raptors...a shadow organization dedicated to imposing their own order on the galaxy. Rich Rider guest-stars as these two forces come into desperate conflict!
Rated T+

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Kalaoui reviewed Avengers #672 Oct 11, 2017
8.5

Great work by Waid bringing the old school feel with the new in this story. Fantastic art by Saiz. I'm on board.

Avengers #672

By: Mark Waid, Jesus Saiz
Released: Oct 4, 2017

WORLDS COLLIDE Part 1
Following the events of GENERATIONS comes the long-promised clash between the Avengers and the Champions! The countdown has started as the High Evolutionary, a twisted scientist determined to create a better world at all costs, sets the Earth on a collision course with destruction! The Avengers and the Champions are ready ...

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Kalaoui reviewed Spider-Men II #3 Oct 10, 2017
8.0

Bendis can write an issue that doesn't include the main characters and still have you in suspense wanting to find out what comes next. That's a good read (while ignoring some things) and bad at the same time because It's a five issue mini series about the Spider-Men and we don't have that yet. But i'll hold final judgement until the next issue to see where we're going. Pichelli and Ponsor are fant more

Spider-Men II #3

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Sara Pichelli
Released: Sep 20, 2017

• Meeting the Miles Morales who was already in the Marvel Universe sets OUR Miles OFF!
•  As if he weren't struggling with interior conflicts that were tougher than the external conflicts, this revelation hits Miles hard.
•  Luckily, Peter Parker, an expert on personal tragedy and dark spots, is by his side!
Rated T+

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Kalaoui rated Jean Grey #7 Oct 10, 2017
7.0

Jean Grey #7

By: Dennis Hopeless, Alberto Jimenez
Released: Sep 20, 2017

• Traveling the Marvel Universe preparing herself for her inevitable encounter with the Phoenix force, JEAN GREY has learned how to fight from the likes of Namor, Thor and Psylocke.
•  But now she wants to know more about her opponent than the best way to punch it. She wants to know what makes it tick. She wants to know what it's made of...

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Kalaoui rated Defenders #5 Oct 10, 2017
8.5

Defenders #5

By: Brian Michael Bendis, David Marquez
Released: Sep 13, 2017

• The Punisher strikes! With the mean streets of Marvel more dangerous than ever, what could possibly make Frank Castle turn on his fellow vigilantes? Don't they all want the same thing?
•  Another dangerous chapter of the hottest new team in all of comics!
Rated T+

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Supes' soups reviewed Green Lanterns #31 Sep 22, 2017
7.5

Kind of a hack job of an ending. All this buildup and a rushed happy ending that ends with going home for pancakes makes light of the whole situation of the whole Green Lanterns Corps history I do declare...

Green Lanterns #31

By: Sam Humphries, Carlo Barberi
Released: Sep 20, 2017

"OUT OF TIME" finale! Simon Baz stands alone against Volthoom, the first and most powerful Lantern. It's a battle of courage and will that changes both Baz and Volthoom forever.

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