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theoptimisticman added Mister Miracle to their pull list Nov 7, 2017

Mister Miracle

From the team behind THE SHERIFF OF BABYLON and the Hugo Award-nominated writer of Vision comes a unique new take on one of Jack Kirby's most beloved New Gods.
Scott Free is the greatest escape artist that ever lived. So great that he escaped Granny Goodness' gruesome orphanage and the dangers of Apokolips to travel across galaxies and set up a...

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theoptimisticman rated Secret Six #14 Nov 5, 2017
8.5

Secret Six #14

By: Gail Simone, Tom Derenick
Released: May 25, 2016

It's a big turning point for the Secret Six and all of their friends are attending the party. It's Strix versus Shiva! The Six versus the League of Assassins! The return of a beloved DC hero! All this and scrambled eggs too, in this funky, freaky issue.

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theoptimisticman rated Secret Six #13 Nov 5, 2017
8.5

Secret Six #13

By: Gail Simone, Tom Derenick
Released: Apr 27, 2016

The League of Assassins presses in on Strix and threatens to kill her friends in the Secret Six if she doesn't cooperate. She is then confronted by twisted replicas of her teammates, who she must face in combat one at a time. If she is beaten by any of them, the corresponding real member of the Six will be killed. Disoriented and alone, what chance...

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theoptimisticman rated Secret Six #12 Nov 5, 2017
7.5

Secret Six #12

By: Gail Simone, Dale Eaglesham
Released: Mar 23, 2016

Tragedy from the past strikes at Strix, just as she has found a new family of oddballs in the Secret Six. Even worse, the League of Assassins wants to recruit her and refuses to take no for an answer! Can even the deadliest Talon face the impossible threat of Shiva?FINAL ISSUE

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theoptimisticman rated Secret Six #11 Nov 5, 2017
10

Secret Six #11

By: Gail Simone, Dale Eaglesham
Released: Feb 17, 2016

Strix, a former Talon once in the service of the Court of Owls, seems to have found a place in the world with the Secret Six. But now someone from her past comes calling, threatening to undermine whatever semblance of peace she has experienced with her newfound friends. Some wounds time can never heal. Can she ever leave the life of an assassin beh...

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theoptimisticman rated Secret Six #10 Nov 5, 2017
8.0

Secret Six #10

By: Gail Simone, Dale Eaglesham
Released: Jan 20, 2016

House of Strangers concludes the war between the forces of magic and the Elder Godswith the Six caught in the middle! Black Alice may hold the key to Earths survival, but Big Shot wants to make sure she doesnt lose her humanity in the process. Plus, Etrigan reveals a deadly secret, and the Council of Magicians must make a fateful decision. How can ...

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theoptimisticman rated Secret Six #9 Nov 5, 2017
8.0

Secret Six #9

By: Gail Simone, Dale Eaglesham
Released: Dec 16, 2015

The teams attempt to defend the Earth from invasion by the Elder Gods takes them to a creepy New England town, inhabited by one very nasty creature. And just when they need Black Alices abilities the most, a shocking turn of events puts her down for the count. Guest starring Swamp Thing!

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theoptimisticman rated Secret Six #8 Nov 5, 2017
10

Secret Six #8

By: Gail Simone, Dale Eaglesham
Released: Nov 18, 2015

As monstrous giant beings from beyond the stars pound at the gates of reality, the Secret Six reluctantly race around the globe (with their guide, the demon ETRIGAN) as they attempt to prevent a horrifying fate for all mankind. Guest stars galore as the balance of power in the DCU rests solely in the hands of teenager Lori Zechlin, a.k.a. Black Ali...

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theoptimisticman rated Secret Six #7 Nov 5, 2017
9.5

Secret Six #7

By: Gail Simone, Dale Eaglesham
Released: Oct 21, 2015

A new epic begins, and a major turning point in the life of Black Alice gets underway! With the world drained of all its arcane energies, the great mages of the DC Universe gather to learn whoor whatis responsible. The answer points to the Secret Sixs most powerful member, and its going to drag the team into unfamiliar territory: the realm of magic...

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theoptimisticman rated Secret Six #6 Nov 5, 2017
9.0

Secret Six #6

By: Gail Simone, Dale Eaglesham
Released: Sep 16, 2015

What is the Secret? Actually, theres more than oneand the answers are revealed here. The true identity of Mockingbird was only one of the secrets, and its not even the most shocking. Plus: A marriage that should not happen is proposed. A person you thought was long gone returns. And at least one of the Six is not the person you think they are. (Oka...

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theoptimisticman rated Secret Six #5 Nov 5, 2017
8.5

Secret Six #5

By: Gail Simone, Dale Eaglesham
Released: Aug 19, 2015

After the initial attack on Big Shots home (and the shocking revelation of one members true identity), the teams suburban retreat has been exposed. As the team starts to fracture, this highly dysfunctional band of outcasts prepares for the next strike from Mockingbird!

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theoptimisticman rated Secret Six #4 Nov 5, 2017
7.5

Secret Six #4

By: Gail Simone, Ken Lashley
Released: Jul 15, 2015

How did six deadly assassins end up in suburbia? Still being hunted, Big Shot decides that Gotham City is too hot for them. So he decides they need to lie low in the land of picket fences and freshly cut lawns. What could go wrong?

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theoptimisticman rated Secret Six #3 Nov 5, 2017
9.0

Secret Six #3

By: Gail Simone, Dale Eaglesham
Released: Jun 17, 2015

Her name is Strix. What is her secret?!

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theoptimisticman rated Secret Six #2 Nov 5, 2017
7.0

Secret Six #2

By: Gail Simone, Ken Lashley
Released: Feb 11, 2015

What is Catmans strange secret and how will it affect this new team? Find out in the second sensational issue of SECRET SIX!

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theoptimisticman rated Secret Six #1 Nov 5, 2017
7.5

Secret Six #1

By: Gail Simone, Ken Lashley
Released: Dec 3, 2014

Gail Simone is back with the NEW 52 debut of the fan-favorite team THE SECRET SIX! Six strangers are brought together under mysterious circumstances for an explosive first issue that will leave everyone asking, What is the Secret?

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theoptimisticman added Injustice 2 to their pull list Jul 11, 2017

Injustice 2

The all-new prequel to the highly anticipated Injustice 2 video game begins here! Original INJUSTICE writer Tom Taylor continues the story from the hit series INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US. Superman is imprisoned, and it’s up to Batman to put the world back together. But with Superman’s iron-fisted regime eliminated, other forces rise up to fill the...

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theoptimisticman added Batman/The Shadow to their pull list Jul 11, 2017

Batman/The Shadow

Two of history's greatest vigilantes are reunited at last! Murder has come to Gotham City, and Lamont Cranston appears to be the culprit...but he's been dead for over fifty years! Batman will go to the ends of the Earth to unravel the mystery of Cranston's life, but the mysterious Shadow will do everything in his power to stop him from learning too...

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theoptimisticman added Supergirl: Being Super to their pull list Jul 11, 2017

Supergirl: Being Super

Flying and crushing coal into diamonds may come easy, but try popping a Kryptonian zit! Caldecott Honor-winning and Eisner Award-winning writer Mariko Tamaki (This One Summer) teams with Eisner Award-nominated artist Joëlle Jones (Lady Killer) for a coming-of-age tale like you've never seen before. But while growing pains shake up Kara's world, a ...

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theoptimisticman rated Batman #2 Apr 30, 2017
7.0

Batman #2

By: Tom King, David Finch
Released: Jul 6, 2016

"I AM GOTHAM" Chapter Two: In issue #2, after a brush with disaster, Batman struggles to reconcile the fate he could be leaving behind for his city, and reaches out to the idealistic new hero, Gotham. But an evil is building that may overcome both Batman and his new ally.

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theoptimisticman rated Aquaman #2 Apr 30, 2017
6.5

Aquaman #2

By: Dan Abnett, Brad Walker
Released: Jul 6, 2016

"THE DROWNING," Chapter Two: In issue #2, unity between land and sea is Arthur Curry's greatest dream. But Black Manta has a dream too: to destroy everything Aquaman stands for, starting with the sea king's Atlantean embassy and everyone in it.

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theoptimisticman added Saga to their pull list Feb 17, 2017

Saga

Y: THE LAST MAN writer BRIAN K. VAUGHAN returns to comics with red-hot artist FIONA STAPLES for an all-new ONGOING SERIES! Star Wars-style action collides with Game of Thrones-esque drama in this original sci-fi/fantasy epic for mature readers, as new parents Marko and Alana risk everything to raise their child amidst a never-ending galactic war.

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theoptimisticman rated Titans #1 Feb 17, 2017
7.0

Titans #1

By: Dan Abnett, Brett Booth
Released: Jul 27, 2016

"REMEMBER THE TITANS" Chapter One
After an old ally returns to the team, the Titans set their sights on a dangerous enemy with the power to change reality itself! But the Titans have never faced a threat this massive before, and with so much on the line, will they be able to stand united as a team? Or will their past mistakes be their undoing?

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theoptimisticman rated Justice League #1 Feb 17, 2017
7.5

Justice League #1

By: Bryan Hitch, Sandu Florea
Released: Jul 20, 2016

"THE EXTINCTION MACHINE" Chapter One
The oceans rise. The earth quakes. And an ancient power rises to reclaim not just the world, but the universe itself-and not even the combined might of the Justice League can stop it. An all-new era begins with this epic by comic book legend Bryan Hitch (JLA, The Ultimates) and master storyteller Tony S. Dan...

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theoptimisticman added Justice League (2016) to their pull list Feb 17, 2017

Justice League (2016)

"THE EXTINCTION MACHINE" Chapter One
The oceans rise. The earth quakes. And an ancient power rises to reclaim not just the world, but the universe itself-and not even the combined might of the Justice League can stop it. An all-new era begins with this epic by comic book legend Bryan Hitch (JLA, The Ultimates) and master storyteller Tony S. Dan...

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6.0

Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps #1

By: Robert Venditti, Rafael Sandoval
Released: Jul 27, 2016

"SINESTRO'S LAW" Chapter One
With no backup and only his ring and battery to keep him alive, Hal Jordan streaks toward battle with the Sinestro Corps, while his greatest foe prepares to wipe the last Green Lantern of them all out of existence!

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theoptimisticman added Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps to their pull list Feb 17, 2017

Hal Jordan And The Green Lantern Corps

"SINESTRO'S LAW" Chapter One
With no backup and only his ring and battery to keep him alive, Hal Jordan streaks toward battle with the Sinestro Corps, while his greatest foe prepares to wipe the last Green Lantern of them all out of existence!

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theoptimisticman rated Love is Love #1 Feb 17, 2017
9.0

Love is Love #1

By: Phil Jimenez, Phil Jimenez
Released: Dec 28, 2016

The comic book industry comes together to honor those killed in Orlando this year. From IDW Publishing, with assistance from DC Entertainment, this oversize comic contains moving and heartfelt material from some of the greatest talents in comics - - mourning the victims, supporting the survivors, celebrating the LGBTQ community, and examining love ...

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theoptimisticman rated Nightwing #1 Feb 15, 2017
8.0

Nightwing #1

By: Tim Seeley, Javi Fernandez
Released: Jul 27, 2016

"BETTER THAN BATMAN" Chapter One: Batman taught Nightwing everything he knows-but what if everything he taught him is wrong? When Dick is stuck with a new mentor who challenges everything Batman taught him, Nightwing has to shatter his concept of justice in order to fight for what he knows is right. Writer Tim Seeley (GRAYSON, BATMAN & ROBIN ETERNA...

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theoptimisticman added Hellblazer (2016) to their pull list Feb 15, 2017

Hellblazer (2016)

"The Poison Truth" part one! London may have recovered from Constantine's return, but he hasn't. Mercury hasn't forgiven him, but she won't leave him alone, and Swamp Thing is calling in a favor. And all the while, bigger things are brewing...

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theoptimisticman rated Hellblazer #1 Feb 15, 2017
6.0

Hellblazer #1

By: Simon Oliver, Moritat
Released: Aug 24, 2016

"The Poison Truth" part one! London may have recovered from Constantine's return, but he hasn't. Mercury hasn't forgiven him, but she won't leave him alone, and Swamp Thing is calling in a favor. And all the while, bigger things are brewing...

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