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Kalaoui reviewed Avengers #29 Jan 17, 2020
9.0

OK it was fun and much better from Aaron. It's a shame that things are dragged out so slowly but at least this issue didn't feel like a shore to read. The art from MsGuinness, Medina, Morales and Keith was fantastic and made it very enjoyable. Those details, ink lines and colors were pretty pretty good!

Avengers #29

By: Jason Aaron, Ed McGuinness
Released: Jan 15, 2020

STARBRAND REBORN Part Three: THE RISE OF THE WAR WIDOW
The battle for the Starbrand heats up like a supernova, as Captain Marvel goes toe to toe with Firelord, Ghost Rider races the Silver Surfer and Brood Thor... tries to eat the Avengers. Meanwhile the Black Widow kicks much butt in outer space with a bold new weapon in her arsenal. That's ri...

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Kalaoui reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #37 Jan 15, 2020
8.5

This is where the book should stay. Spencer and Ottley as they established in the first year. Classic Spidey stories feel with new twists.

Amazing Spider-Man #37

By: Nick Spencer, Ryan Ottley
Released: Jan 8, 2020

• There are too many problems in New York City and Spidey can't be in four places at once-- unless he CAN?!
•  Peter's life is as complicated as ever but can science be the answer?
•  It's a new year and the buildup to "Last Remains" and much more starts here!
Rated T

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YourGreenMuse reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #37 Jan 8, 2020
10

This is a ground setting issue, but a really great one. I'm excited for JJJ's podcast (which is what the next arc will be about) and Norah Winters possibly becoming part of the cast (I mean, she was in issue 13, but that was so long ago). I'm also excited to see what Spider-Man can do with the clairvoyant. He is basically the only hero that can be trusted with that, and I love how Nick Spencer imm more

Amazing Spider-Man #37

By: Nick Spencer, Ryan Ottley
Released: Jan 8, 2020

• There are too many problems in New York City and Spidey can't be in four places at once-- unless he CAN?!
•  Peter's life is as complicated as ever but can science be the answer?
•  It's a new year and the buildup to "Last Remains" and much more starts here!
Rated T

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Linkush reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #37 Jan 8, 2020
8.0

This issue was definitely a return-to-from.

I'm glad we are done with the "2099" event. Now we can finally move to the main story. You know, the one that's actually interesting.

Anyways, this issue had some really nice moments (Peter and MJ's date) and some funny ones too (JJJ and Norah's talk). The ending, for the first time in a long time, has me excited to see what will more

Amazing Spider-Man #37

By: Nick Spencer, Ryan Ottley
Released: Jan 8, 2020

• There are too many problems in New York City and Spidey can't be in four places at once-- unless he CAN?!
•  Peter's life is as complicated as ever but can science be the answer?
•  It's a new year and the buildup to "Last Remains" and much more starts here!
Rated T

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Kalaoui rated Immortal Hulk #29 Jan 15, 2020
9.0

Immortal Hulk #29

By: Al Ewing, Joe Bennett
Released: Jan 8, 2020

• Giant monsters have been unleashed in Phoenix, Arizona. The Roxxon Corporation is unavailable for comment.
•  The people need help. They need the crusading outlaw with a heart of gold they read about in the Herald. They need their secret hero.
•  Instead, they're getting the IMMORTAL HULK.
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Grifter reviewed Immortal Hulk #29 Jan 8, 2020
10

How much are Daario’s employers paid, if they are ready to work for him knowing he could crush their heads any time?

Immortal Hulk #29

By: Al Ewing, Joe Bennett
Released: Jan 8, 2020

• Giant monsters have been unleashed in Phoenix, Arizona. The Roxxon Corporation is unavailable for comment.
•  The people need help. They need the crusading outlaw with a heart of gold they read about in the Herald. They need their secret hero.
•  Instead, they're getting the IMMORTAL HULK.
Rated...

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Kalaoui reviewed New Mutants #5 Jan 13, 2020
9.0

This book is so awesome when Hickamn and Reis are on board. It's night and day! Can't believe how much fun this issue was and Reis pumped some beautiful art to match!

New Mutants #5

By: Jonathan Hickman, Rod Reis
Released: Jan 8, 2020

THE EXPLOSIVE RETURN OF CANNONBALL! The team has reached the Shi'ar Galaxy only to find the empire in turmoil! Deathbird returns and she won't let Bobby and Sam get in the way of what she wants!
Rated T+

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Kalaoui reviewed X-Force #5 Jan 13, 2020
9.0

It's fantastic as usual and continues to be a perfect companion to the main X-men book. Percy Cassara and White are great again! Also how is Cassara still drawing this on double shipping? His hand is gotta look as beat up as Wolverine was in this issue. Not complaining just feel bad for his arm.

X-Force #5

By: Ben Percy, Joshua Cassara
Released: Jan 8, 2020

DEADLY CHOICES CARRY DARK CONSEQUENCES!
First, Domino and Forge have to pick up the pieces as the team faces a major setback! Then, Beast takes matters into his own hands when a piece of new technology threatens the safety of the nation.
Parental Advisory

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Kalaoui reviewed Daredevil #16 Jan 9, 2020
9.0

Just beautiful all around. Zdarsky, Fornes and Woodard are just (Insert chef's kiss here mmmaahh)

Daredevil #16

By: Chip Zdarsky, Jorge Fornes
Released: Jan 1, 2020

The Devil of Hell's Kitchen returns! As Matt Murdock rekindles his alliance with Elektra, Kingpin plans to rekindle some alliances of his own...
Rated T+

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DDJamesB reviewed Daredevil #16 Jan 5, 2020
8.5

This run is top notch. Not much I can say that I havent said already. Its a great run and each issue just adds another layer to the complexity

Daredevil #16

By: Chip Zdarsky, Jorge Fornes
Released: Jan 1, 2020

The Devil of Hell's Kitchen returns! As Matt Murdock rekindles his alliance with Elektra, Kingpin plans to rekindle some alliances of his own...
Rated T+

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YourGreenMuse reviewed Daredevil #16 Jan 3, 2020
9.5

Yet another great issue. This run is phenomenal and shows no signs of slowing down.

Daredevil #16

By: Chip Zdarsky, Jorge Fornes
Released: Jan 1, 2020

The Devil of Hell's Kitchen returns! As Matt Murdock rekindles his alliance with Elektra, Kingpin plans to rekindle some alliances of his own...
Rated T+

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Kalaoui reviewed X-Men #4 Jan 9, 2020
9.5

It only gets better. Hickman brings all aspects of international politics, economics and world history together to give us the best X-men issue yet of Dawn of X. The speeches are delivered so well that the action scenes underneath work great too. Yu, Alanguilan and Gho were a perfect art match for this story!

X-Men #4

By: Jonathan Hickman, Leinil Francis Yu
Released: Jan 1, 2020

The Krakoan leaders attend and economic forum to show the humans what real power looks like
Rated T+

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Alloy Press reviewed X-Men #4 Jan 6, 2020
9.0

Hickman trades in family dinosaur rides for some politics and it works! The threat is clear and you can feel by the pacing of these issues how excellent this is all going to taste once it boils over. Again Yu perfectly compliments the story, Xaviers facial expressions made that scene. Suits, Philosophy, Literature and Economics all wrapped up in a classy Xmen attire. Check this title out, especial more

X-Men #4

By: Jonathan Hickman, Leinil Francis Yu
Released: Jan 1, 2020

The Krakoan leaders attend and economic forum to show the humans what real power looks like
Rated T+

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mrDovydas reviewed X-Men #4 Jan 7, 2020
9.0

It's just such a different book from all the other DoX books. I loved every single panel here.

X-Men #4

By: Jonathan Hickman, Leinil Francis Yu
Released: Jan 1, 2020

The Krakoan leaders attend and economic forum to show the humans what real power looks like
Rated T+

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YourGreenMuse reviewed X-Men #4 Jan 4, 2020
10

This may be my favorite issue so far. It's full of talking heads and politics, but it's so entertaining and intriguing.

X-Men #4

By: Jonathan Hickman, Leinil Francis Yu
Released: Jan 1, 2020

The Krakoan leaders attend and economic forum to show the humans what real power looks like
Rated T+

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Grifter reviewed X-Men #4 Jan 3, 2020
10

Only Hickman can do pages full of speech bubbles look much more exciting than action scenes

X-Men #4

By: Jonathan Hickman, Leinil Francis Yu
Released: Jan 1, 2020

The Krakoan leaders attend and economic forum to show the humans what real power looks like
Rated T+

Kalaoui reviewed Incoming #1 Jan 8, 2020
6.5

I'm on the fence on this one. Good setup overall and keeps flowing but I already know 90% of this stuff and I spent money already to read it so the 10% new material isn't worth $10. As someone mentioned this should have been the Marvel Comics 1001 and it would have been much better then but the price is an issue for me as it keeps me from picking up other books. This should have been proportionall more

Incoming #1

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Released: Dec 25, 2019

ONE WILL UNITE THEM!
A mysterious murder brings together the heroes of the Marvel Universe in the search for a killer - but no one can imagine where the trail will lead, or how it will affect everything in 2020 and beyond! Who is the victim and who is the assailant?
The closing chapter to MARVEL's 80th year, which will connect the dots of e...

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mrDovydas reviewed Incoming #1 Jan 7, 2020
8.0

Might be just me, but I really loved to see pretty much all current major players in the Marvel Universe in the same story. I'm really excited about the stuff coming out in 2020.

Incoming #1

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Released: Dec 25, 2019

ONE WILL UNITE THEM!
A mysterious murder brings together the heroes of the Marvel Universe in the search for a killer - but no one can imagine where the trail will lead, or how it will affect everything in 2020 and beyond! Who is the victim and who is the assailant?
The closing chapter to MARVEL's 80th year, which will connect the dots of e...

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allenquanobi reviewed Incoming #1 Dec 27, 2019
6.5

This should have been marvel comics #1001 instead of what they actually released. It was much more well paced and flowed a lot better than that book and feels more like a follow up of #1000

Incoming #1

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Released: Dec 25, 2019

ONE WILL UNITE THEM!
A mysterious murder brings together the heroes of the Marvel Universe in the search for a killer - but no one can imagine where the trail will lead, or how it will affect everything in 2020 and beyond! Who is the victim and who is the assailant?
The closing chapter to MARVEL's 80th year, which will connect the dots of e...

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M1sf1r3 reviewed Incoming #1 Dec 26, 2019
6.5

Prelude:
Incoming aims to solve a murder mystery while showcasing the Marvel Universe going into 2020. Let's see how it goes.

The Good:
It was nice seeing how the entire Marvel Universe is going right now.

The Bad:
The detective story fell flat.

It is boring at certain points which isn't helped by the length of the issue.

Conclusion:
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Incoming #1

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Released: Dec 25, 2019

ONE WILL UNITE THEM!
A mysterious murder brings together the heroes of the Marvel Universe in the search for a killer - but no one can imagine where the trail will lead, or how it will affect everything in 2020 and beyond! Who is the victim and who is the assailant?
The closing chapter to MARVEL's 80th year, which will connect the dots of e...

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Malitia reviewed Incoming #1 Dec 26, 2019
5.0

It's not bad...

But these type of initiative starting one-shot advertisements should be FCBD giveaways or 1$ promotional issues at most... not 10$ overpriced/sized collectors bait.

Incoming #1

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Released: Dec 25, 2019

ONE WILL UNITE THEM!
A mysterious murder brings together the heroes of the Marvel Universe in the search for a killer - but no one can imagine where the trail will lead, or how it will affect everything in 2020 and beyond! Who is the victim and who is the assailant?
The closing chapter to MARVEL's 80th year, which will connect the dots of e...

Kalaoui reviewed Dr. Strange #1 Jan 7, 2020
8.5

Great first issue! I hope they have a stronger finish than the last chapter.

Dr. Strange #1

By: Mark Waid, Kev Walker
Released: Dec 25, 2019

The impossible has happened! Doctor Strange's hands have been healed, restoring his surgical skills - but now he's being torn between his obligations as the Sorcerer Supreme and as a neurosurgeon. And when he's forced to choose which vows to uphold, who suffers most for it? After all, magic always has a cost...Be here for a brand new era of magic.....

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Kalaoui reviewed Invaders #12 Jan 6, 2020
8.5

Cut way too short and it shows as Zdarsky rushed to put a bow on it. Great series and I'm glad it went on as long as it did. Magno and Guice were great!!

Invaders #12

By: Chip Zdarsky, Butch Guice
Released: Dec 18, 2019

It all ends here! Can NAMOR be redeemed as the world drowns? Or will THE SPEAR crush THE INVADERS and remake the world in their image?
Rated T+

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9.0

History of the Marvel Universe #6

By: Mark Waid, Javier Rodriguez
Released: Dec 18, 2019

From the stories of today to the end of the Marvel Universe! The grand finale has only one promise to make - no one gets out alive!
Rated T

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9.5

“What a disappointment this all was”

What was the reviewer waiting? This is just a recap, greatly drawn one

History of the Marvel Universe #6

By: Mark Waid, Javier Rodriguez
Released: Dec 18, 2019

From the stories of today to the end of the Marvel Universe! The grand finale has only one promise to make - no one gets out alive!
Rated T

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YourGreenMuse - Dec 19, 2019

I suggest you follow Chase Magnett and his reviews. He is one of the most backwards reviewers I have ever seen.

Kalaoui reviewed Spider-Man #3 Jan 1, 2020
6.5

The writing is obviously a mixed bag of good ideas implemented in a clunky and disjointed way. Maybe two writers with neither having written any comics is not a good idea....hope they make their ideas come together better. Again the whole Cadaverous villain is a complete waste of time and the story can function with anybody else at this point. Pichelli is actually doing some good work but feels wa more

Spider-Man #3

By: J. J. Abrams, Sara Pichelli
Released: Dec 18, 2019

• J.J. Abrams' (Star Wars, Star Trek, Alias) comic debut continues, co-written by his son Henry with art by superstar Sara Pichelli (SPIDER-MAN, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY).
•  The most anticipated comic of 2019 takes a turn you won't believe.
•  If you think you know what's going to happen to Peter and Mary Jane next, you're wrong....

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Kalaoui reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #36 Jan 1, 2020
5.0

This was just bad all around the writing and the art. At least it;s done now and we can move on from this 2099 mess.

Amazing Spider-Man #36

By: Nick Spencer, Oscar Bazaldua
Released: Dec 18, 2019

• New York City is covered in Doombots and things are looking bleak for Spider-Man.
•  What does all of this have to do with Silver Sable?
•  And can she help Spider-Man save the city and the future?
Rated T

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Linkush reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #36 Dec 18, 2019
6.0

Yeah... this arc is just not for me

Amazing Spider-Man #36

By: Nick Spencer, Oscar Bazaldua
Released: Dec 18, 2019

• New York City is covered in Doombots and things are looking bleak for Spider-Man.
•  What does all of this have to do with Silver Sable?
•  And can she help Spider-Man save the city and the future?
Rated T

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Bleemak reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #36 Dec 19, 2019
7.0

This wasn't that bad. Art wasn't Bazaldua's greatest. But it was an okay ending to a storyline I didn't like that much.

Amazing Spider-Man #36

By: Nick Spencer, Oscar Bazaldua
Released: Dec 18, 2019

• New York City is covered in Doombots and things are looking bleak for Spider-Man.
•  What does all of this have to do with Silver Sable?
•  And can she help Spider-Man save the city and the future?
Rated T

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Grifter reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #36 Dec 18, 2019
7.0

Worst story arc at this point

Amazing Spider-Man #36

By: Nick Spencer, Oscar Bazaldua
Released: Dec 18, 2019

• New York City is covered in Doombots and things are looking bleak for Spider-Man.
•  What does all of this have to do with Silver Sable?
•  And can she help Spider-Man save the city and the future?
Rated T

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