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Kalaoui reviewed Return of Wolverine #4 Jan 17, 2019
4.0

I really tried but man is this a stinker. Soule didn't deliver his answers. Well he did but it was a failure at delivering them and just plain stupid. This whole thing wasn't well written, planned or delivered any positive direction for the character. Waste of money and time. Shalvey isn't the right artist for this book either.

Return of Wolverine #4

By: Charles Soule, Declan Shalvey
Released: Jan 16, 2019

Can Logan handle the truth of what he's done?
Parental Advisory

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YourGreenMuse reviewed Return of Wolverine #4 Jan 16, 2019
2.5

This was really bad. Soule really dropped the ball on this one, unfortunately.

Return of Wolverine #4

By: Charles Soule, Declan Shalvey
Released: Jan 16, 2019

Can Logan handle the truth of what he's done?
Parental Advisory

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Kalaoui reviewed Fantastic Four #6 Jan 17, 2019
9.5

Outstanding job by Dan Slott and Aaron Kuder. Finally this book gets going and i love it! The story is nicely delivered at a great pace. The art is detailed and fits the ideas well. Marte Gracia & Erick Arciniega as colorits were terrific and made Kuder's art pop. Keep it going guys!!

Fantastic Four #6

By: Dan Slott, Aaron Kuder
Released: Jan 16, 2019

HERALD OF DOOM!
•  GALACTUS HAS RETURNED TO DEVOUR THE EARTH......and only one man can save us: DOCTOR DOOM!
•  And where is that agitator, Reed Richards and his meddlesome family? What are they doing?
•  They're locked in battle against the brave new hero of the Latverian people, VICTORIOUS!...

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8.5

Great star. Wasn't sure about another Spidey book but this actually worked well!.

Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man #1

By: Tom Taylor, Juan Cabal
Released: Jan 9, 2019

Spider-Man is the worst neighbor EVER! There are always crazy villains and property damage and drama and...and he CATCHES the villains. And he tries to fix the damage and he helps carry your groceries and actually that property damage keeps the rents down. You know what? Spider-Man is the best neighbor ever and this book will give you a closer look...

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8.5

I loved most of it, but extra story has potential to either elevate or Doom this book.

Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man #1

By: Tom Taylor, Juan Cabal
Released: Jan 9, 2019

Spider-Man is the worst neighbor EVER! There are always crazy villains and property damage and drama and...and he CATCHES the villains. And he tries to fix the damage and he helps carry your groceries and actually that property damage keeps the rents down. You know what? Spider-Man is the best neighbor ever and this book will give you a closer look...

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8.5

Exactly what I've expected from this book - a more street-level story, compared to the main book. And Tom Taylor perfectly manages to capture this whole setting. Spidey definitely reads like himself, and the background characters are not too bad either. Cabal's artwork is great as well, it really suits the tone of the book. The backup story will probably be the main story of this book moving forwa more

Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man #1

By: Tom Taylor, Juan Cabal
Released: Jan 9, 2019

Spider-Man is the worst neighbor EVER! There are always crazy villains and property damage and drama and...and he CATCHES the villains. And he tries to fix the damage and he helps carry your groceries and actually that property damage keeps the rents down. You know what? Spider-Man is the best neighbor ever and this book will give you a closer look...

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9.0

This was a really great first issue. From the first two pages, it's certain that Tom Taylor understands Spider-Man and Peter Parker. The bulk of this issue is Peter Parker just helping his neighbors and it works well as long as you like Peter Parker. The actual plot involving this neighbor of his and her connections to a supervillain isn't established until about halfway through the issue, and on more

Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man #1

By: Tom Taylor, Juan Cabal
Released: Jan 9, 2019

Spider-Man is the worst neighbor EVER! There are always crazy villains and property damage and drama and...and he CATCHES the villains. And he tries to fix the damage and he helps carry your groceries and actually that property damage keeps the rents down. You know what? Spider-Man is the best neighbor ever and this book will give you a closer look...

Kalaoui reviewed Captain Marvel #1 Jan 11, 2019
8.0

It's a good start but still not sold on Thompson's take. Carnero and Bonvillain delivered some really nice pages! Best take in a while at least.

Captain Marvel #1

By: Kelly Thompson, Carmen Nunez Carnero
Released: Jan 9, 2019

ALL THE STARS ALIGN AS KELLY THOMPSON AND CARMEN CARNERO TAKE ON MARVEL'S PREMIER FEMALE SUPER HERO!
As Captain Marvel, Carol Danvers has spent months in space protecting Earth from alien threats big and small, but now it's time for Earth's mightiest hero to come home. New York City has never looked so good. But every re-entry comes with the un...

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8.5

Great issue! Enjoyed the art and character interactions! Dialogue was pretty good as well. Just still trying to get over this new mature Ganke. Wondering how Captain America heard the location. Can tell the Vice Principal will be a character to watch out for, there is more to come with him.

Miles Morales: Spider-Man #2

By: Saladin Ahmed, Javi Garron
Released: Jan 9, 2019

• Miles is getting closer to solving the mystery of the thievery ring plaguing Brooklyn, but the Rhino has complicated matters quite a lot.
•  Rhino doesn't usually have minions preferring to charge alone. What's behind this change of methodology?
•  Plus, meet a new antagonist who may just become Mil...

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Kalaoui added Captain Marvel (2019) to their pull list Jan 11, 2019

Captain Marvel (2019)

ALL THE STARS ALIGN AS KELLY THOMPSON AND CARMEN CARNERO TAKE ON MARVEL'S PREMIER FEMALE SUPER HERO!
As Captain Marvel, Carol Danvers has spent months in space protecting Earth from alien threats big and small, but now it's time for Earth's mightiest hero to come home. New York City has never looked so good. But every re-entry comes with the un...

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Kalaoui added Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man (2019) to their pull list Jan 11, 2019

Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man (2019)

Spider-Man is the worst neighbor EVER! There are always crazy villains and property damage and drama and...and he CATCHES the villains. And he tries to fix the damage and he helps carry your groceries and actually that property damage keeps the rents down. You know what? Spider-Man is the best neighbor ever and this book will give you a closer look...

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Kalaoui reviewed Miles Morales: Spider-Man #2 Jan 10, 2019
9.0

Great writing by Saladin Ahmed. He has the voices down for these characters even as the story is deconstructed a bit but it's the way it is these days.
The art is just splendid. Could not have been any better. Javier Garron and David Curiel gel well together!

Miles Morales: Spider-Man #2

By: Saladin Ahmed, Javi Garron
Released: Jan 9, 2019

• Miles is getting closer to solving the mystery of the thievery ring plaguing Brooklyn, but the Rhino has complicated matters quite a lot.
•  Rhino doesn't usually have minions preferring to charge alone. What's behind this change of methodology?
•  Plus, meet a new antagonist who may just become Mil...

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waltgator93 reviewed Avengers #12 Jan 10, 2019
8.0

While I’m curious to this new Agents of Wakanda team that is assembling, this book did an excellent job at setting up future storylines. We meet a very interesting bunch of new agents. Beautiful art work on this issue. Though cliffhanger didn’t really do anything for me. Overall it’s an issue I would certainly recommend.

Avengers #12

By: Jason Aaron, Ed McGuinness
Released: Jan 9, 2019

THE ALL-NEW SECRET AVENGERS!
It's hard to run the Avengers without a support staff. And for a team as wild, weird and insanely powerful as this new Avengers squad, just one Jarvis would never do. Luckily, Black Panther has assembled the wildest and weirdest support staff you've ever seen. Meet Gorilla Man, Ka-Zar and the rest of the Agents of W...

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axdn reviewed Avengers #12 Jan 9, 2019
10

Loved every part of this issue, do yourself a favor and start reaading some Avengers.

Avengers #12

By: Jason Aaron, Ed McGuinness
Released: Jan 9, 2019

THE ALL-NEW SECRET AVENGERS!
It's hard to run the Avengers without a support staff. And for a team as wild, weird and insanely powerful as this new Avengers squad, just one Jarvis would never do. Luckily, Black Panther has assembled the wildest and weirdest support staff you've ever seen. Meet Gorilla Man, Ka-Zar and the rest of the Agents of W...

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6.0

This wasn't good. Stegman did a much better job with ASM RYV years ago and nailed the spidey family. Here it was lacking and the horror parts were just too drawn out and lack of words didn't have the intended effect. Sorry but spending 5 dollars on 10 minutes of reading isn't a good investment and then it being less than satisfactory??? Well it sucks.
The art was good by Hotz and Gedeon. Too more

Web Of Venom: Venom Unleashed #1

By: Ryan Stegman, Kyle Hotz
Released: Jan 9, 2019

From the illustrator of the blockbuster series of the summer comes the next epic installment in the WEB OF VENOM - a journey from the symbiote's perspective through Eddie's old haunts in San Francisco. It might not like what it finds...
Rated T+

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Kalaoui reviewed Avengers #12 Jan 9, 2019
8.5

Aaron is building quite a roster of a support system. Laying that ground work. Quiet and nice enjoyable issue with complementary art. Ed McGuiness and Cory Smith should work well going forward when Marquez is off.

Avengers #12

By: Jason Aaron, Ed McGuinness
Released: Jan 9, 2019

THE ALL-NEW SECRET AVENGERS!
It's hard to run the Avengers without a support staff. And for a team as wild, weird and insanely powerful as this new Avengers squad, just one Jarvis would never do. Luckily, Black Panther has assembled the wildest and weirdest support staff you've ever seen. Meet Gorilla Man, Ka-Zar and the rest of the Agents of W...

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Kalaoui reviewed Tony Stark: Iron Man #7 Jan 4, 2019
8.5

Good concept and great art. Interesting read and i hope Slott delves deeper here. Schiti is in top form!

Tony Stark: Iron Man #7

By: Dan Slott, Valerio Schiti
Released: Jan 2, 2019

"STARK REALITIES" - Part 2
Strap in for another high-tech adventure with Tony Stark and Janet Van Dyne as Iron Man and the Wasp take on the two-ton terror of - Shh. Pretend you're still reading a solicitation for an upcoming comic. Look natural. They're everywhere and they're watching you. Your world is a lie. You need to get to the eScape. Mot...

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YourGreenMuse reviewed Doctor Strange #9 Dec 7, 2018
9.0

Hopefully, the second arc was just a fluke and this series gets back on track. This issue was certainly a step in the right direction. Mark Waid got to finish his story with that last arc, no matter how shoehorned it felt. And now we can get back to good stories, hopefully. I'm digging Strange's new space outfit, as well.

Doctor Strange #9

By: Mark Waid, Jesus Saiz
Released: Dec 5, 2018

THE DOCTOR IS IN!
•  Doctor Strange is back on Earth and back in the Sanctum Sanctorum!
•  But a villain from his past is back, threatening Greenwich Village and the Sanctum in a way Strange has never been threatened before.
•  Only one more issue until #400, and Mark Waid and Jes s Saiz are ...

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Nina reviewed Doctor Strange #9 Jan 3, 2019
9.5

I like the idea of Strange loving his neighbourhood we never really saw that before. I also like the silliness of this issue just wait until you see Stephen babysit two girls and call his uncanny lawyer. Mark Waid was always good at making comic book funny and this was no exception. If you are interesed more in Stranges personal life outside being sorcerer supreme this is a great issue for you and more

Doctor Strange #9

By: Mark Waid, Jesus Saiz
Released: Dec 5, 2018

THE DOCTOR IS IN!
•  Doctor Strange is back on Earth and back in the Sanctum Sanctorum!
•  But a villain from his past is back, threatening Greenwich Village and the Sanctum in a way Strange has never been threatened before.
•  Only one more issue until #400, and Mark Waid and Jes s Saiz are ...

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Kalaoui reviewed Winter Soldier #2 Jan 3, 2019
8.5

Higgins and Reis like PB&J!!

Winter Soldier #2

By: Kyle Higgins, Rod Reis
Released: Jan 2, 2019

As Bucky works to help others find the redemption that he found, Hydra takes issue with his new initiative...and sends a young killer to rectify the situation. Introducing R.J., teenage assassin extraordinaire, who's been sent to kill the man he's been modeled after: the Winter Soldier.
Rated T+

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Kalaoui rated Marvel Knights: 20th #5 Jan 3, 2019
8.5

Marvel Knights: 20th #5

By: Donny Cates, Niko Henrichon
Released: Jan 2, 2019

• The Knights have gathered at the Tower.
•  The evil King and his Pawn have toppled.
•  And the Army of the Forgotten has been vanquished.
•  But there is yet a Dragon to be faced before the truth can be revealed!
Rated T+

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Kalaoui rated Immortal Hulk #11 Jan 3, 2019
9.0

Immortal Hulk #11

By: Al Ewing, Joe Bennett
Released: Jan 2, 2019

"HULK IN HELL" PART ONE!
•  Jackie McGee is in hell. Carl Creel is in hell. Walter Langkowski is in hell. Eugene Judd is in hell. Carl Burbank is in hell.
•  Los Diablos is in hell. Shadow Base is in hell. New Mexico is in hell. Planet Earth is in hell. We are all in hell...
•  ...and so is the IMMORTAL HULK.
Rated T+

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Kalaoui added Superior Spider-Man (2018) to their pull list Jan 1, 2019

Superior Spider-Man (2018)

A SPIDER-GEDDON TIE-IN!
Otto Octavius leaves the moniker of Doctor Octopus behind and once again becomes THE SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN! If you think you've already read the most intense and surprisingly heartbreaking Superior Spider-Man story, prepare to be wrong. Otto is going to prove to the world that he's the most effective and (to him at least) ...

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KFuqua reviewed Fantastic Four #5 Dec 27, 2018
9.5

The new run of the Fantastic Four continues to be enjoyable. The wedding was a long time coming and a good payoff for long time fans.

Fantastic Four #5

By: Dan Slott, Aaron Kuder
Released: Dec 26, 2018

SPECIAL 650th ISSUE SPECTACULAR!
The wedding that's been years in the making...Ben and Alicia say "I do!"
No bait. No switch. Not a dream. Not a hoax. And we swear, not a single Skrull around. This is really happening! From the book that brought you the first, best and longest running super hero marriage in comics, we give you...the wedding...

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Kalaoui reviewed Fantastic Four #5 Jan 1, 2019
9.5

Dan Slott hits all the stops here. I was misty eyed in one page and laughing out loud the next. Hughes and Allred were outstanding and fit their parts the best. Kuder delivered good pages but next to them anybody else will suffer. Kuder is great for this series and i would love to see what he does next. Excelsior!!!

Fantastic Four #5

By: Dan Slott, Aaron Kuder
Released: Dec 26, 2018

SPECIAL 650th ISSUE SPECTACULAR!
The wedding that's been years in the making...Ben and Alicia say "I do!"
No bait. No switch. Not a dream. Not a hoax. And we swear, not a single Skrull around. This is really happening! From the book that brought you the first, best and longest running super hero marriage in comics, we give you...the wedding...

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YourGreenMuse reviewed Fantastic Four #5 Dec 26, 2018
9.5

I really enjoyed this issue. We get three stories and they're all very heartfelt and emotional. But the one that definitely hits that note most is the first story about the courtship of Ben and Alicia. It's probably not a coincidence that this story also features the best art. It tells the reader why the relationship is so important to these characters and why they should care in an extremely effe more

Fantastic Four #5

By: Dan Slott, Aaron Kuder
Released: Dec 26, 2018

SPECIAL 650th ISSUE SPECTACULAR!
The wedding that's been years in the making...Ben and Alicia say "I do!"
No bait. No switch. Not a dream. Not a hoax. And we swear, not a single Skrull around. This is really happening! From the book that brought you the first, best and longest running super hero marriage in comics, we give you...the wedding...

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Kalaoui reviewed Superior Spider-Man #1 Jan 1, 2019
9.0

Absolutely on board this one. Cage obviously can write better than his Spider-Verse 2 lacking a real story event. Kudos to him on this one. The art is outstanding!! Mike Hawthorne pencils and angles are perfect. Add Von Grawbadger's inks + Jordie Bellaire's splendid colors on top and it's simply beautiful.

Superior Spider-Man #1

By: Christos Gage, Mike Hawthorne
Released: Dec 26, 2018

A SPIDER-GEDDON TIE-IN!
Otto Octavius leaves the moniker of Doctor Octopus behind and once again becomes THE SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN! If you think you've already read the most intense and surprisingly heartbreaking Superior Spider-Man story, prepare to be wrong. Otto is going to prove to the world that he's the most effective and (to him at least) ...

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YourGreenMuse reviewed Superior Spider-Man #1 Dec 26, 2018
8.5

This was a really good first issue. It catches up new readers on the rather complex status quo of Doc Ock and immediately does away with some of the more ridiculous ideas, like Anna Marie not immediately realizing who he is. I'm glad this is on the West Coast too. We have enough Spiders in New York and this also means we'll probably see villains that aren't used quite as much. Like with West Coast more

Superior Spider-Man #1

By: Christos Gage, Mike Hawthorne
Released: Dec 26, 2018

A SPIDER-GEDDON TIE-IN!
Otto Octavius leaves the moniker of Doctor Octopus behind and once again becomes THE SUPERIOR SPIDER-MAN! If you think you've already read the most intense and surprisingly heartbreaking Superior Spider-Man story, prepare to be wrong. Otto is going to prove to the world that he's the most effective and (to him at least) ...

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Kalaoui rated X-Force #1 Jan 1, 2019
7.5

X-Force #1

By: Ed Brisson, Dylan Burnett
Released: Dec 26, 2018

FROM THE ASHES OF EXTERMINATION!
Cable is dead...and now, the original X-Force team of Domino, Cannonball, Shatterstar, Boom Boom and Warpath. must hunt down the murderer of their former leader! The mutant militia are hot for blood...but when their target is the time-traveling younger version of their fallen mentor, is there a line they absolut...

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Kalaoui rated Spider-Geddon #5 Jan 1, 2019
6.5

Spider-Geddon #5

By: Christos Gage, Jorge Molina
Released: Dec 19, 2018

• The grand conclusion to the Spider-Event of 2018!
•  The Spiders have been split apart; they've been betrayed-and some have died. It's time for the final battle.
•  The end of the Spider-Verse is here.
Rated T

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