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mrDovydas reviewed Guardians of the Galaxy #3 Mar 22, 2019
8.5

Very well-written. Marvel Cosmic finally feels like itself again.

Guardians of the Galaxy #3

By: Donny Cates, Geoff Shaw
Released: Mar 20, 2019

• The Dark Guardians ascend!
•  With a new Thanos rising, the galaxy calls for a group of heroes who will use any means necessary to end this threat.
•  Unfortunately for Star-Lord, that's NOT the Guardians of the Galaxy!
Rated T+

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Solidkjames reviewed Guardians of the Galaxy #3 Mar 21, 2019
10

Cates has created a team that can’t escape the past. This a great take on the GotG and Cates is one of the best there is when it Comes to his own flair. If you haven’t been reading this hope on now because the rides just starting.

Guardians of the Galaxy #3

By: Donny Cates, Geoff Shaw
Released: Mar 20, 2019

• The Dark Guardians ascend!
•  With a new Thanos rising, the galaxy calls for a group of heroes who will use any means necessary to end this threat.
•  Unfortunately for Star-Lord, that's NOT the Guardians of the Galaxy!
Rated T+

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9.5

Can Cates write, or what?

Guardians of the Galaxy #3

By: Donny Cates, Geoff Shaw
Released: Mar 20, 2019

• The Dark Guardians ascend!
•  With a new Thanos rising, the galaxy calls for a group of heroes who will use any means necessary to end this threat.
•  Unfortunately for Star-Lord, that's NOT the Guardians of the Galaxy!
Rated T+

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thorstone reviewed Guardians of the Galaxy #3 Mar 21, 2019
10

When I reviewed the first issue in this series, I brought up the fact that Donny Cates could truly be bringing the Guardians back to that level in which all Guardians books are judged: whether or not they match the greatness of the Abnett/Lanning series from over a decade ago. That issue raised my eyebrows with intrigue more than anything else since that time, but one has to always consider that a more

Guardians of the Galaxy #3

By: Donny Cates, Geoff Shaw
Released: Mar 20, 2019

• The Dark Guardians ascend!
•  With a new Thanos rising, the galaxy calls for a group of heroes who will use any means necessary to end this threat.
•  Unfortunately for Star-Lord, that's NOT the Guardians of the Galaxy!
Rated T+

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Kalaoui reviewed Guardians of the Galaxy #3 Mar 22, 2019
9.0

Very well put together. Cates mostly gets his lines and scenes right to keep the story progressing while managing all of the lines. Some off one liners but the good far out-ways the bad. It looks like Cates is also mixing certain things but I'll wait and see where Wraith is headed. Anyway, he has all of the usual suspects on-board...now's the time to punch it into overdrive. Shaw is great as usual more

Guardians of the Galaxy #3

By: Donny Cates, Geoff Shaw
Released: Mar 20, 2019

• The Dark Guardians ascend!
•  With a new Thanos rising, the galaxy calls for a group of heroes who will use any means necessary to end this threat.
•  Unfortunately for Star-Lord, that's NOT the Guardians of the Galaxy!
Rated T+

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9.0

Good end to this arc. Taylor is the right fit with this story while Cabal and Woodard are nice together!

Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man #4

By: Tom Taylor, Juan Cabal
Released: Mar 20, 2019

• Spider-Man fights foes that live eighteen miles beneath Earth's surface, but he doesn't fight alone!
•  If Spider-Man and his mysterious ally survive and make it back topside, they're going to need the whole neighborhood to chip in!
Rated T

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Kalaoui reviewed Avengers #17 Mar 22, 2019
8.5

Great stuff! Well played!

Avengers #17

By: Jason Aaron, David Marquez
Released: Mar 20, 2019

A NEW VAMPIRE ORDER!
The final fate of Dracula! The Avengers vs. Ghost Rider?! Blade vs. the Shadow Colonel! And the world of the Marvel U vampires will be changed forever. Who will be the new Lord of the Damned?
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Kalaoui added Naomi to their pull list Mar 22, 2019

Naomi

DC's biggest, newest mystery starts here! When a fight between Superman and Mongul crashes into a small Northwestern town, Naomi (last name?) begins a quest to uncover the last time a super-powered person visited her home-and how that might tie into her own origins and adoption. Follow Naomi's journey on a quest that will take her to the heart of t...

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Kalaoui reviewed Immortal Hulk #15 Mar 21, 2019
9.0

Al Ewing is serving a greatly crafted Hulk story. I never cared about Hulk aside from his HULK SMASH persona and have tried to read some other stuff but wasn't interested. This though has me hooked. More please!! Bennet is back and he's as great as ever. Jose and Mounts complete the team for some splendid visuals that make the book unique.

Immortal Hulk #15

By: Al Ewing, Joe Bennett
Released: Mar 20, 2019

• Dr. Leonard Samson is a gamma mutate and part-time super hero who recently came back from the dead.
•  He's been wanting to discuss that with an old patient of his... But he's not here to see Bruce Banner.
•  Take a seat on the couch, IMMORTAL HULK. It's going to be quite a session.
Rated T+

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Kalaoui reviewed Avengers: No Road Home #6 Mar 21, 2019
9.0

It was great. No matter how the purists see it. This issue was well done by the writing team and Zub's touches were good. It had me interested in Conan and i really don't give a damn about him at all. Sean Izaakse is outstanding here. I think it's his best work yet. Greatly enhanced by Ramos and Menyz's colors which made full service of all hues of the rainbow. Great job everyone!!

Avengers: No Road Home #6

By: Al Ewing, Sean Izaakse
Released: Mar 20, 2019

THE ALL-NEW WEEKLY AVENGERS EVENT CONTINUES!
Welcome to the Hyborian Age, Wanda Maximoff - hope you survive the experience! An extra-long Conan epic like you've never seen before!
Rated T+

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Kalaoui reviewed Tony Stark: Iron Man #9 Mar 15, 2019
8.5

Great fun book! Can't tell when Slott ends and when Zub begins so that's good! Schiti and Rivera were absolutely great with sweet Delgado colors that nicely fit both styles.

Tony Stark: Iron Man #9

By: Dan Slott, Valerio Schiti
Released: Mar 13, 2019

"STARK REALITIES" PART FOUR!
•  Who controls the eScape? Who controls the real world? And who is in control of Iron Man?
•  The answer to at least one of these questions is the Controller.
•  The answer to the others might surprise you.
•  It's an all-out battle on multiple...

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Kalaoui reviewed X-Force #4 Mar 15, 2019
9.0

Enjoyed this issue very much. Brisson is great here. Yes some things could've been better but overall it's easily the best conclusion in my opinion. Great switcherroos and nice final reveal! I seem to be in the minority but i think Dylan Burnett is actually the best fit for this book. He's killing it and Aburtov is fantastic on colors!!

X-Force #4

By: Ed Brisson, Dylan Burnett
Released: Mar 13, 2019

• Ahab has returned to exterminate X-Force!
•  What twisted scheme is Ahab conducting that has attracted the attention of X-Force?
•  The team has begun to put the pieces together, but will they figure it out in time to stop mass genocide?
Parental Advisory

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Kalaoui reviewed X-Force #3 Mar 15, 2019
9.0

Finally it jelled. Best issue so far.

X-Force #3

By: Ed Brisson, Dylan Burnett
Released: Feb 27, 2019

• Ahab has returned to exterminate X-Force!
•  What twisted schemes is Ahab conducting that has attracted the attention of X-Force?
•  The team has begun to put the pieces together, but will they figure it out in time to stop mass genocide?
Parental Advisory

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thorstone reviewed Winter Soldier #4 Mar 13, 2019
9.0

Another stellar entry in this very underrated mini-series. As Marvel seems to be hitting it out of the park with its minis as of late, this is the best one coming right now, and the only disappointing thing about it is that there's only one issue left.

Winter Soldier #4

By: Kyle Higgins, Rod Reis
Released: Mar 13, 2019

A face from the past returns at a pivotal time in RJ's deprogramming. But is his return too good to be true? Or is Bucky just being paranoid? What lengths is he willing to go to keep RJ safe? An issue filled with shocking choices.
Rated T+

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Kalaoui reviewed Winter Soldier #4 Mar 14, 2019
9.0

It's a great book almost like an mini indie book set in the same universe. Great take with some things done before but it doesn't take away from the great story. Rod Reis is as awesome as ever. Fun!!

Winter Soldier #4

By: Kyle Higgins, Rod Reis
Released: Mar 13, 2019

A face from the past returns at a pivotal time in RJ's deprogramming. But is his return too good to be true? Or is Bucky just being paranoid? What lengths is he willing to go to keep RJ safe? An issue filled with shocking choices.
Rated T+

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Kalaoui reviewed Magnificent Ms. Marvel #1 Mar 14, 2019
8.0

It's a good start.

Magnificent Ms. Marvel #1

By: Saladin Ahmed, Minkyu Jung
Released: Mar 13, 2019

MS. MARVEL IS BACK!
ALL-New ongoing series from Eisner Award-winning writer Saladin Ahmed!
But it's not business as usual in Jersey City. Aliens are wreaking havoc in Kamala's corner of the world, and they seem weirdly interested in Ms. Marvel...and her family. Eisner Award-winner Saladin Ahmed (BLACK BOLT, EXILES) and rising star Minkyu Ju...

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Kalaoui reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #17 Mar 13, 2019
8.5

Enjoyable clever moments from Spencer. I have to say though that the 2 previous issues(16 and 16.HU) were better but I'm still looking forward to this mini event. Ramos, Olazaba and Delgado are always a treat together!

Amazing Spider-Man #17

By: Nick Spencer, Humberto Ramos
Released: Mar 13, 2019

"HUNTED" PART 1
We've been teasing a huge Kraven story since ASM #1 - and "HUNTED" is here to deliver it! Sergei Kravinoff and his minions have been kidnapping animal-themed characters for months, but they need one more to complete the collection - the Spider. But what does Kraven even want with all of them?! Find out in "HUNTED"!
Rated T

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Kalaoui reviewed Avengers: No Road Home #5 Mar 13, 2019
9.0

It's fun. I enjoyed it very much so. Step up from last week. That's all I ask for in these things: fun reading with some nice art and this book has both. I laughed out loud at Hawkeye!

Avengers: No Road Home #5

By: Al Ewing, Sean Izaakse
Released: Mar 13, 2019

THE ALL-NEW WEEKLY AVENGERS EVENT CONTINUES!
As the Scarlet Witch works to escape Nyx's prison of darkness, the Hulk takes on Hypnos, Lord of Sleep, in the realm of Nightmare!
LEGACY #712
Rated T+

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Kalaoui reviewed Meet The Skrulls #1 Mar 11, 2019
9.0

Great first issue setting things up. Had me invested in the story from the get go. Great family and allegiances struggle story. Thompson is a great writer because he makes flow naturally. Love Nico's art. It's just the right fit for this story where his scenes setup and angles make it much better. I need the 2nd issue now!!

Meet The Skrulls #1

By: Robbie Thompson, Niko Henrichon
Released: Mar 6, 2019

WHO DO YOU TRUST?
The Warners are your typical family. Dad works at Stark. Mom works in a senator's office. Jennifer and Alice are students at Stamford High School. The only thing that makes them different is that they're shape-shifting Skrulls and have infiltrated our society to pave the way for a Skrull invasion. Robbie Thompson (SPIDER-MAN/D...

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Kalaoui added Meet The Skrulls to their pull list Mar 11, 2019

Meet The Skrulls

WHO DO YOU TRUST?
The Warners are your typical family. Dad works at Stark. Mom works in a senator's office. Jennifer and Alice are students at Stamford High School. The only thing that makes them different is that they're shape-shifting Skrulls and have infiltrated our society to pave the way for a Skrull invasion. Robbie Thompson (SPIDER-MAN/D...

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Kalaoui reviewed Immortal Hulk #14 Mar 8, 2019
9.0

Excellent. If you're not reading this book, you need to go back and catch up. Great use of narration by Ewing. He keeps me invested at the turn of every page. Hotz is an excellent artist for this book. Delivered the goods! It was nice to have Mounts do the colors which kept the look matched with previous issues!

Immortal Hulk #14

By: Al Ewing, Kyle Hotz
Released: Mar 6, 2019

• Betty Ross is going through a lot. She's having a family crisis. Her employers won't pick up the phone.
•  And at her door is the husband she thought was dead. But Bruce Banner hasn't come alone.
•  He's brought the IMMORTAL HULK.
Rated T+

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Kalaoui reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #16.HU Mar 8, 2019
9.0

Great writing by Spencer. His use of Spidey's villains and orbit characters is excellent. Made this tie-in well worth the money. Coello's art is just splendid to the point that he needs to be a regular artist on ASM. Delgado's use of color was a great match and well done especially in the present/past scenes effects.

Amazing Spider-Man #16.HU

By: Nick Spencer, Iban Coello
Released: Mar 6, 2019

"HUNTED" TIE-IN!
•  Black Cat's luck is on the rise.
•  She came out of the run-in with the Thieves Guild still intact, her bridges with Spider-Man are mostly mended and the world is her oyster (well, it is NOW).
•   But the job she just took is going to change everything...
Rated T

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YourGreenMuse reviewed Avengers #16 Mar 7, 2019
8.5

Still really into this. I don't mind that Carol was able to withstand a penance stare, it has never been consistent and it was a cool moment for her. Red Widow really is as ruthless as they say she is, too. Also, the Johnny Blaze reveal didn't really feel like a reveal. I mean, I guess no one read Damnation, but still it was pretty obvious.

Avengers #16

By: Jason Aaron, David Marquez
Released: Mar 6, 2019

"WAR OF THE VAMPIRES" PART 3!
Welcome to the Avengers, Blade - hope you survive the experience! Though there are plenty of vampires out there that definitely won't, as the civil war tearing apart the worldwide undead community rages on.
Rated T+

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Kalaoui reviewed Avengers #16 Mar 7, 2019
8.5

It's good. Go read it!

Avengers #16

By: Jason Aaron, David Marquez
Released: Mar 6, 2019

"WAR OF THE VAMPIRES" PART 3!
Welcome to the Avengers, Blade - hope you survive the experience! Though there are plenty of vampires out there that definitely won't, as the civil war tearing apart the worldwide undead community rages on.
Rated T+

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Kalaoui reviewed Avengers: No Road Home #4 Mar 7, 2019
8.0

Nyx's story is good even as present day story gets lost a bit. For me this wasn't as interesting as i thought it would be. The art is nice and the story is good but i was hoping for a bit more. Hope they pick it back up next week!

Avengers: No Road Home #4

By: Al Ewing, Sean Izaakse
Released: Mar 6, 2019

THE ALL-NEW WEEKLY AVENGERS EVENT CONTINUES!
Who is the Queen of Night? What brought Nyx to wage war on the gods themselves? Witness the origin of the Avengers' latest, greatest foe!
LEGACY #711
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waltgator93 reviewed Superior Spider-Man #3 Feb 27, 2019
8.0

Great issue! Didn't drag things along, great dialgoue, great art, and totally can tell they are setting things up for the future.

Superior Spider-Man #3

By: Christos Gage, Mike Hawthorne
Released: Feb 27, 2019

• Outpowered and outclassed by Terrax, Otto Octavius somehow turns himself into the COSMICALLY POWERED SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN!
•  This may not be enough to defeat Terrax, but if so, is the world ready for an Otto Octavius with this level of power?!
Rated T

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YourGreenMuse reviewed Superior Spider-Man #3 Mar 1, 2019
8.5

Still into this. Pretty cool fight and Ock is just such a fun character.

Superior Spider-Man #3

By: Christos Gage, Mike Hawthorne
Released: Feb 27, 2019

• Outpowered and outclassed by Terrax, Otto Octavius somehow turns himself into the COSMICALLY POWERED SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN!
•  This may not be enough to defeat Terrax, but if so, is the world ready for an Otto Octavius with this level of power?!
Rated T

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DDJamesB reviewed Superior Spider-Man #3 Mar 1, 2019
7.5

Nothing wrong with this issue. Its Just a classic tussle with a cool ending. I really like this series and its a lot of fun. Mike hawthorne kills it on the art. The only knock id have is that this issue was a little too much self dialogue when terrax and Otto would speak.

Superior Spider-Man #3

By: Christos Gage, Mike Hawthorne
Released: Feb 27, 2019

• Outpowered and outclassed by Terrax, Otto Octavius somehow turns himself into the COSMICALLY POWERED SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN!
•  This may not be enough to defeat Terrax, but if so, is the world ready for an Otto Octavius with this level of power?!
Rated T

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Bleemak reviewed Superior Spider-Man #3 Feb 27, 2019
8.5

Cage makes this just work. Otto shouldn't be able to defeat Terrax and Cage knows it. Art is great, and Cage is doesn't shy from "canon" of SSM.

Superior Spider-Man #3

By: Christos Gage, Mike Hawthorne
Released: Feb 27, 2019

• Outpowered and outclassed by Terrax, Otto Octavius somehow turns himself into the COSMICALLY POWERED SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN!
•  This may not be enough to defeat Terrax, but if so, is the world ready for an Otto Octavius with this level of power?!
Rated T

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JGP345 reviewed Superior Spider-Man #3 Feb 28, 2019
9.5

Superior Spider-Man is now becoming a hero of his own right, and that he has become a different man since he first became Superior Spider-Man, he never would have let go of the power cosmic. Superb issue, it was mostly action but this character has never been in this type of situations like Peter Parker has and it’s nice to see just how different he handles the situation compared to Peter.

Superior Spider-Man #3

By: Christos Gage, Mike Hawthorne
Released: Feb 27, 2019

• Outpowered and outclassed by Terrax, Otto Octavius somehow turns himself into the COSMICALLY POWERED SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN!
•  This may not be enough to defeat Terrax, but if so, is the world ready for an Otto Octavius with this level of power?!
Rated T

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