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Kalaoui reviewed Infinity Countdown #5 Jul 19, 2018
9.0

Duggan ties up his GOTG loose ends as he sets up the Infinity Wars with Kuder doing his usual great vibrant art. It was awesome seeing his GOTG art one last time except for his kang interpretation which just looked off. But the best part here is the Soul Stone World where Gamora and Hank Pym interact and Dr. Strange trying to re-form an Infinity Watch. Hawthorne delivered beautiful art that fit th more

Infinity Countdown #5

By: Gerry Duggan, Aaron Kuder
Released: Jul 18, 2018

THE COUNTDOWN CONCLUDES!
The battle for Infinity among the stars comes to its dramatic conclusion, and all the stones are in place to bring the INFINITY WARS to Earth!
Rated T+

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DDJamesB reviewed Avengers #5 Jul 19, 2018
9.0

Awesome read. I'm a big fan of creation/ origin tales, so if you are too this is the book to get. Art has been good since the start. Can't wait to see where it all ends up.

Avengers #5

By: Jason Aaron, Ed McGuinness
Released: Jul 18, 2018

Behold the wildest, most awe-inspiring team of Avengers ever assembled! But will it be enough to defeat the combined powers of Loki and the Final Host of Dark Celestials? And what is the startling secret of the Progenitor?
Rated T+

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the green death reviewed Avengers #5 Jul 18, 2018
9.0

This is one hell of an Avengers comic! The characters all feel in character, the action is huge, the set-up for the last part is just cool as anything and Ghist Rider is the surprise break out character here! Aaron gets how to write this sort of big stuff and I really hope he keeps up the quality and stays on the book for ages.

Avengers #5

By: Jason Aaron, Ed McGuinness
Released: Jul 18, 2018

Behold the wildest, most awe-inspiring team of Avengers ever assembled! But will it be enough to defeat the combined powers of Loki and the Final Host of Dark Celestials? And what is the startling secret of the Progenitor?
Rated T+

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Kalaoui reviewed Avengers #5 Jul 19, 2018
9.0

Great stuff. Aaron manages to continue telling a story so big in scope and he succeeds in many things even the ending that is absurd but completely has me on board because of the setup. The art by Medina and McGuiness along with Curiel's perfect coloring has a lot to do with why this comic book succeeds. Medina is doing his best work here!

Avengers #5

By: Jason Aaron, Ed McGuinness
Released: Jul 18, 2018

Behold the wildest, most awe-inspiring team of Avengers ever assembled! But will it be enough to defeat the combined powers of Loki and the Final Host of Dark Celestials? And what is the startling secret of the Progenitor?
Rated T+

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Kalaoui rated Black Science #37 Jul 15, 2018
8.5

Black Science #37

By: Rick Remender, Matteo Scalera
Released: Jul 11, 2018

"LATER THAN YOU THINK," Part Three-The Center of the Onion beckons to Grant and Sara as they get ever closer to the one truth that governs the Eververse.

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Kalaoui rated Ms. Marvel #32 Jul 15, 2018
8.5

Ms. Marvel #32

By: G. Willow Wilson, Nico Leon
Released: Jul 11, 2018

BLINDED WITH SCIENCE!
•  KAMALA and BRUNO are learning how to be friends again, and what better a bonding experience than geeking out over a little science?
•  And what better scientific pursuit than trying to discover how MS. MARVEL's powers work?
•  And what better time for absolute calamit...

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Kalaoui reviewed Exiles #5 Jul 13, 2018
8.0

Got better at the end and is helped tremendously by Javier Rodriguez's spectacular art.

Exiles #5

By: Saladin Ahmed, Javier Rodriguez
Released: Jul 11, 2018

TIME TO DIE!
The identity of the Time-Eater has finally been revealed! And the Exiles have nowhere left to run. It's time for the Exiles to face down their enemy - no matter the cost. And in historic Exiles fashion, not everyone will survive. Don't miss the first arc's epic conclusion!
Rated T+

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Kalaoui rated X-Men: Blue #31 Jul 13, 2018
8.5

X-Men: Blue #31

By: Cullen Bunn, Jorge Molina
Released: Jul 11, 2018

MAGNETO: HELLFIRE HUNTER!
•  After the events of "Cry Havok," Magneto is on a mission of vengeance!
•  His target? Emma Frost, the White Queen!
•  But there's only one group who will stand in his way...
Rated T+

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Kalaoui reviewed Champions #22 Jul 11, 2018
8.5

Zub is finally firing on all cylinders and i wish the infinity countdown/Incredible Hulk stuff happened in this book but i get the Marvel corporate bologna. I still don't know what happened with Amadeus cho?? I almost dropped the book but i'm glad i picked this one up. Great developments with all dangling threads.
Having Libranda on art is great. Just as good as Izaakse but obviously very dif more

Champions #22

By: Jim Zub, Kevin Libranda
Released: Jul 11, 2018

GUEST-STARRING THE MACABRE MAN-THING!
The Champions' mission in space (in INFINITY COUNTDOWN!) has left its mark, and the team tries to move on. A chance to bring life back to a desolate village might be just what they need - or push them even farther apart...
Rated T+

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Kalaoui reviewed X-23 #1 Jul 11, 2018
8.5

Good start by Tamaki. I'm hoping we get to explore more about what happened to get us here. I love the X involvement here and i'm on board. Cabal's art is spot on and fits the book well. The intro pages alone are worth it. Woodard's colors are just perfect on Cabal's art and set the tone throughout.

X-23 #1

By: Mariko Tamaki, Juan Cabal
Released: Jul 11, 2018

Cloned from a warrior, raised as a killer, Laura Kinney has gone through hell and come out the other side a hero. After a stint as the All-New Wolverine, she returns to her roots as X-23 to make sure no one ever has to go through the horrors she did. With her sister Gabby and their pet Jonathan in tow, X-23 forges her own destiny in this new series...

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Linkush reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #1 Jul 11, 2018
8.5

Excellent first issue. Ottley's art is FANTASTIC!
I'm really interested to see what will happen next.

Amazing Spider-Man #1

By: Nick Spencer, Ryan Ottley
Released: Jul 11, 2018

An alien invasion hits New York City and the only one who can stop it is...Spider-Man?! But that's far from all you'll find here -  a revelation from the past puts Peter Parker's job, relationships, and whole life in jeopardy! And if even that's not enough, you'll see a new roommate, new love interests - and a new villain! Spider-Man goes back to...

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Spock's Brain reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #1 Jul 11, 2018
8.5

This is a really fun launch to the new "Amazing Spider-Man," the first time in a long time we've gotten a new creative team on the book, with Nick Spencer and Ryan Ottley taking over. It was a good read, pretty funny and entertaining. It also has that trademark Parker luck working its best to bring Spider down, but by the time the main story ends, I'm pretty sure things aren't looking too bad for more

Amazing Spider-Man #1

By: Nick Spencer, Ryan Ottley
Released: Jul 11, 2018

An alien invasion hits New York City and the only one who can stop it is...Spider-Man?! But that's far from all you'll find here -  a revelation from the past puts Peter Parker's job, relationships, and whole life in jeopardy! And if even that's not enough, you'll see a new roommate, new love interests - and a new villain! Spider-Man goes back to...

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Kalaoui reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #1 Jul 11, 2018
9.0

What a debut by Spencer. He took the character and infused him with his usual humorous style while dramatically bringing Peter/Spidey's world down around him but still leaving room for redemption and oh man what sweet redemption is being teased here. Wonderful read with a lot of words but anything with Ottley's pencils just looks amazing. Kudos to Rathburn and Laura Martin for making Ottley's art more

Amazing Spider-Man #1

By: Nick Spencer, Ryan Ottley
Released: Jul 11, 2018

An alien invasion hits New York City and the only one who can stop it is...Spider-Man?! But that's far from all you'll find here -  a revelation from the past puts Peter Parker's job, relationships, and whole life in jeopardy! And if even that's not enough, you'll see a new roommate, new love interests - and a new villain! Spider-Man goes back to...

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mrDovydas reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #1 Jul 11, 2018
9.0

Incredible start. Spencer and Ottley delivered a Spider-Man book that I wanted for such a long time. The writing is strong, the humour, as expected from Spencer, is incredible, and the artwork is great as well - Ottley has a very distinct style which works very well with superhero stories. And that twist at the end of the first story? This is something I've been waiting for such a long long time, more

Amazing Spider-Man #1

By: Nick Spencer, Ryan Ottley
Released: Jul 11, 2018

An alien invasion hits New York City and the only one who can stop it is...Spider-Man?! But that's far from all you'll find here -  a revelation from the past puts Peter Parker's job, relationships, and whole life in jeopardy! And if even that's not enough, you'll see a new roommate, new love interests - and a new villain! Spider-Man goes back to...

Kalaoui added X-23 (2018) to their pull list Jul 10, 2018

X-23 (2018)

Cloned from a warrior, raised as a killer, Laura Kinney has gone through hell and come out the other side a hero. After a stint as the All-New Wolverine, she returns to her roots as X-23 to make sure no one ever has to go through the horrors she did. With her sister Gabby and their pet Jonathan in tow, X-23 forges her own destiny in this new series...

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Kalaoui added Amazing Spider-Man (2018) to their pull list Jul 10, 2018

Amazing Spider-Man (2018)

An alien invasion hits New York City and the only one who can stop it is...Spider-Man?! But that's far from all you'll find here -  a revelation from the past puts Peter Parker's job, relationships, and whole life in jeopardy! And if even that's not enough, you'll see a new roommate, new love interests - and a new villain! Spider-Man goes back to...

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SloboSOY reviewed Doctor Strange #3 Jul 5, 2018
10

Mark Waid did it again. A great issue, great fantasy story. I was worried for Strange. I hate his last action against Kanna. They even succeed humanizing the skull. Good stuff in this. I wonder who the stone will fall in the wrong hand ^^
I would have like more creativity for the mystic art they find on another planets, but I'm very picky there.
Love how Strange use the time stone to his more

Doctor Strange #3

By: Mark Waid, Jesus Saiz
Released: Jul 4, 2018

INFINITY WARS IGNITES!
•  INFINITY COUNTDOWN TIE-IN!
•  When Earth's magic dried up for him, Doctor Strange took to the stars.
•  He expected to find alien sorcerers and magical artifacts, not one of the INFINITY STONES!
•  The Super-Skrull has the Time Stone, and Doctor St...

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Kalaoui reviewed Doctor Strange #3 Jul 9, 2018
9.5

This book has it all. A great story and narration by Waid, a great tie-in to Infinity Wars and then the best looking art by Jesus Saiz. The best book for me this week!!

Doctor Strange #3

By: Mark Waid, Jesus Saiz
Released: Jul 4, 2018

INFINITY WARS IGNITES!
•  INFINITY COUNTDOWN TIE-IN!
•  When Earth's magic dried up for him, Doctor Strange took to the stars.
•  He expected to find alien sorcerers and magical artifacts, not one of the INFINITY STONES!
•  The Super-Skrull has the Time Stone, and Doctor St...

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MKW69 reviewed Doctor Strange #3 Jul 4, 2018
8.5

Another enjoyable issue. Most organic Tie In I read in a long time.

Doctor Strange #3

By: Mark Waid, Jesus Saiz
Released: Jul 4, 2018

INFINITY WARS IGNITES!
•  INFINITY COUNTDOWN TIE-IN!
•  When Earth's magic dried up for him, Doctor Strange took to the stars.
•  He expected to find alien sorcerers and magical artifacts, not one of the INFINITY STONES!
•  The Super-Skrull has the Time Stone, and Doctor St...

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Kalaoui reviewed Ant-Man & The Wasp #3 Jul 9, 2018
9.0

This book is absolutely fun and is what i look forward to reading when it's out. Waid's take and Garron's art with Silva colors is just a great match. Keep it up!!

Ant-Man & The Wasp #3

By: Mark Waid, Javi Garron
Released: Jul 4, 2018

• The Wasp and Ant-Man are trapped in the Microverse, which sucks for them.
•  Know who it's even worse for? The even more tiny people our heroes can't help but threaten by their very existence!
Rated T

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Nickweiser rated Ant-Man & The Wasp #3 Jul 5, 2018
9.0

Ant-Man & The Wasp #3

By: Mark Waid, Javi Garron
Released: Jul 4, 2018

• The Wasp and Ant-Man are trapped in the Microverse, which sucks for them.
•  Know who it's even worse for? The even more tiny people our heroes can't help but threaten by their very existence!
Rated T

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Grifter rated Ant-Man & The Wasp #3 Jul 4, 2018
9.0

Ant-Man & The Wasp #3

By: Mark Waid, Javi Garron
Released: Jul 4, 2018

• The Wasp and Ant-Man are trapped in the Microverse, which sucks for them.
•  Know who it's even worse for? The even more tiny people our heroes can't help but threaten by their very existence!
Rated T

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Kalaoui reviewed Captain America #1 Jul 9, 2018
8.5

Good start and a slow churn from Coates. I like what he's setting up and i hope he does deliver on the big ideas he's going for. Yu's style is a good fit and detailed. It doesn't suffer from being rushed as is the case sometimes.

Captain America #1

By: Ta-Nehisi Coates, Leinil Francis Yu
Released: Jul 4, 2018

IT IS WINTER IN AMERICA.
For over 70 years, he has stood in stalwart defense of our country and its people. But in the aftermath of Hydra's takeover of the nation, Captain America is a figure of controversy, carrying a tarnished shield...and a new enemy is rising!
Who are the Power Elite? And how do they intend to co-opt and corrupt the sy...

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bucswin611 reviewed Captain America #1 Jul 4, 2018
9.0

The ending narration is so poignant and a shot-across-the-bow that I can't help but be interested in the series. The commentary on the Secret Empire arc wad even more interesting than the villains to come.

Captain America #1

By: Ta-Nehisi Coates, Leinil Francis Yu
Released: Jul 4, 2018

IT IS WINTER IN AMERICA.
For over 70 years, he has stood in stalwart defense of our country and its people. But in the aftermath of Hydra's takeover of the nation, Captain America is a figure of controversy, carrying a tarnished shield...and a new enemy is rising!
Who are the Power Elite? And how do they intend to co-opt and corrupt the sy...

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mrDovydas reviewed Captain America #1 Jul 6, 2018
8.0

Great narration by Coates, teasing thing's to come and setting up the overall tone of the book. In my opinion, all Captain America series have been good for the past decade or more, and this is another great instalment to the overall story.

Captain America #1

By: Ta-Nehisi Coates, Leinil Francis Yu
Released: Jul 4, 2018

IT IS WINTER IN AMERICA.
For over 70 years, he has stood in stalwart defense of our country and its people. But in the aftermath of Hydra's takeover of the nation, Captain America is a figure of controversy, carrying a tarnished shield...and a new enemy is rising!
Who are the Power Elite? And how do they intend to co-opt and corrupt the sy...

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Kalaoui reviewed Death Of The Inhumans #1 Jul 9, 2018
7.5

It was OK. Cates didn't deliver a proper story or even a hint as to why we're here but he spends more time with the King contemplating Rome which i just don't buy at all. That part took away from the emotion Cates was going for with all of the carnage. Too bad i had high hopes. Unfortunately Olivetti's art isn't his best here. He's going for a different style and it just didn't work for me. He's s more

Death Of The Inhumans #1

By: Donny Cates, Ariel Olivetti
Released: Jul 4, 2018

THE TITLE SAYS IT ALL - HERE LIE THE INHUMANS.
The Kree have gone murdering, leaving behind a message: Join or die. Thousands of Inhumans have already made their choice - the evidence floats bleeding in space. Black Bolt and his family are next. Rising star Donny Cates and PUNISHER: WAR JOURNAL artist Ariel Olivetti bring their brutal talents t...

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the green death reviewed Avengers #4 Jul 4, 2018
9.0

This was probably my favorite issue yet. Lots of big ideas on the creation of supers in the MU, but with good character moments and solid action. Also noticed that despite a number of splash pages, this one didn’t read in five minutes - it felt meaty. Enjoying this run a lot so far!

Avengers #4

By: Jason Aaron, Ed McGuinness
Released: Jul 4, 2018

How do the Avengers possibly defeat a crew of 2,000-foot-tall, nearly omnipotent Dark Celestials bent on annihilating the human race? While Thor and Hulk search for answers deep within the bowels of Old Asgard, we learn more about the untold history of Odin and his Prehistoric Avengers!
Rated T+

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Kalaoui reviewed Avengers #4 Jul 5, 2018
9.0

This issue does a much better job than the last two and brings back the story on track. More coherent story telling by Aaron that does a better job juggling the moving parts and characters while delivering answers in much better way than before. I actually enjoyed this one a lot. Very little McGuiness but Medina picks it up nicely and delivers his best work in sometime. Vlasko and Morales do a nic more

Avengers #4

By: Jason Aaron, Ed McGuinness
Released: Jul 4, 2018

How do the Avengers possibly defeat a crew of 2,000-foot-tall, nearly omnipotent Dark Celestials bent on annihilating the human race? While Thor and Hulk search for answers deep within the bowels of Old Asgard, we learn more about the untold history of Odin and his Prehistoric Avengers!
Rated T+

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Kalaoui reviewed Black Panther #2 Jun 27, 2018
9.0

Coates story is good but what makes it above the usual is Acuna's art which is amazing!!

Black Panther #2

By: Ta-Nehisi Coates, Daniel Acuna
Released: Jun 27, 2018

MANY THOUSANDS GONE PART 2 FROM TA-NEHISI COATES & DANIEL ACUNA!
T'Challa is a stranger in a strange land. With no memory of his past, there is only the suffering of the present - in the Vibranium mines of an unfamiliar empire. But all hope is not lost. A rebellion is growing--and they have a plan. But who will lead these lost citizens? Where i...

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Kalaoui rated Marvel Two-In-One #7 Jun 27, 2018
8.0

Marvel Two-In-One #7

By: Chip Zdarsky, Paco Medina
Released: Jun 27, 2018

"NEXT OF KIN" BEGINS!
Powerless and lost, Ben and Johnny fight for their survival in the wasteland ruled by ... THE SPIDER. But will the Spider destroy them first...or will the shocking revelations?
Rated T+

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