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Phil B. rated These Savage Shores #4 May 20, 2019
9.5

These Savage Shores #4

By: Ram V., Sumit Kumar
Released: May 8, 2019

The shadow of war is cast over the land, where people and promises are broken alike. The smell of blood calls to beasts. Now is the time of monsters. Along these savage shores, where hope is folly, and fortune is the lie of a cruel whim.

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Phil B. rated Little Bird #3 May 18, 2019
9.5

Little Bird #3

By: Darcy Van Poelgeest, Ian Bertram
Released: May 15, 2019

Axe leaves Elder's Hope to destroy Northern Guard, and Little Bird is left behind to take out a small team of enemy soldiers when she stumbles upon a family secret that changes everything.

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Phil B. rated Gideon Falls #13 May 18, 2019
9.0

Gideon Falls #13

By: Jeff Lemire, Andrea Sorrentino
Released: May 15, 2019

"STATIONS OF THE CROSS," Part Two: Father Burke's hunt for The Laughing Man killer goes from the Old West to a steampunk version of Gideon Falls (complete with an otherworldly version of The Black Barn) where "The Bishop" is a new piece added to the cosmic chess board.  

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Phil B. rated Savage Sword of Conan #5 May 13, 2019
8.0

Savage Sword of Conan #5

By: Gerry Duggan, Ron Garney
Released: May 8, 2019

• The mystery of the magical treasure finally revealed!
•  It's now or never, and CONAN must make a choice that will determine the fate of Stygia!
•  Either way, KOGA THUN will not let the Barbarian go without a fight!
•  Plus: The next chapter in the all-new CONAN novella, "The Sha...

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Phil B. rated Conan the Barbarian #6 May 13, 2019
8.5

Conan the Barbarian #6

By: Jason Aaron, Mahmud A. Asrar
Released: May 8, 2019

• CONAN signs on for soldiers' work - gold, wine and warfare!
•  But the Barbarian's skills will draw him directly into the CRIMSON WITCH's scheme, as she drags KING CONAN to the altar of the death god Razazel!
•  Plus: The next chapter in the all-new CONAN novella, "Black Starlight"!
Parental Adv...

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Phil B. rated Infinite Dark #6 May 13, 2019
8.0

Infinite Dark #6

By: Ryan Cady, Andrea Mutti
Released: May 8, 2019

Paranoia reigns supreme on the Orpheus, as fledgling leaders must choose between two terrifying unknowns. Meanwhile, Deva Karrell investigates nightmarish crimes with an unlikely ally.

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Black Hammer: Age of Doom #10

By: Jeff Lemire, Dean Ormston
Released: May 8, 2019

The Eisner Award-winning superhero saga returns!
  
With the team coming together, Black Hammer, Abe, and company try to figure out what's happened to throw their lives upside down. Lucy, however, receives a call from an unexpected hero, which thrusts their plan into chaos.

o Black Hammer has been optioned by Legendary Pictures!

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Phil B. added Excellence to their pull list May 8, 2019

Excellence

Spencer Dales was born into a world of magic. His father belongs to the Aegis, a secret society of black magicians ordered by their unseen masters to better the lives of others-those with greater potential-but never themselves.
Now it's time for Spencer to follow in his father's footsteps, but all he sees is a broken system in need of someone w...

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Phil B. rated Excellence #1 May 8, 2019
8.0

Excellence #1

By: Brandon Thomas, Khary Randolph
Released: May 8, 2019

Spencer Dales was born into a world of magic. His father belongs to the Aegis, a secret society of black magicians ordered by their unseen masters to better the lives of others-those with greater potential-but never themselves.
Now it's time for Spencer to follow in his father's footsteps, but all he sees is a broken system in need of someone w...

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Phil B. rated Aliens: Resistance #4 May 8, 2019
7.0

Aliens: Resistance #4

By: Brian Wood, Robert Carey
Released: May 8, 2019

Amanda Ripley and Zula Hendricks are engaged in a desperate battle on the jungle moon, losing the fight against genetically modified Aliens and synthetics for survival.  One desperate, last-ditch, option remains, and the two women are forced to decide how much of a sacrifice they are willing to make.

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Phil B. rated Self/Made #6 May 6, 2019
7.5

Self/Made #6

By: Matt Groom, Eduardo Ferigato
Released: May 1, 2019

MINISERIES FINALE!
"A REAL PAIN-IN-THE-ASS ACCIDENT": Amala lost her family in her search for answers. Bryce lost his soul in his quest for revenge. Now, outside the walls of the universe, far beyond all that we understand, they come face-to-face for the last time.

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Phil B. rated Paper Girls #28 May 2, 2019
9.0

Paper Girls #28

By: Brian K. Vaughan, Cliff Chiang
Released: May 1, 2019

PART THREE OF THE FINAL ARC!
Experience four timelines simultaneously in this tour de force issue.

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Phil B. rated Black Hammer '45 #3 May 2, 2019
7.0

Black Hammer '45 #3

By: Jeff Lemire, Matt Kindt
Released: May 1, 2019

The Black Hammer Squadron, with the aid of a familiar hero, continue on their perilous mission to save acclaimed scientist Herman Greenbaum and his family from the Nazis. However, with a battle between Nazarova's Soviet mechs and the fabled Ghost Hunter raging above the Greenbaum's heads, time may be running out!

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Phil B. rated Electric Black #1 Apr 30, 2019
8.5

Electric Black #1

By: Joseph Schmalke, Rich Woodall
Released: Apr 24, 2019

The Electric Black is a cursed antique shop, appearing in any time or space, soliciting customers it hungers to corrupt or devour. The mysterious Julius Black is the store's demonic proprietor and narrator. He, along with his psychopathic employees, regularly manipulates patrons for their own devious purposes. Inside the eerie emporium, all of the ...

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Phil B. rated Criminal #4 Apr 28, 2019
8.0

Criminal #4

By: Ed Brubaker, Sean Phillips
Released: Apr 24, 2019

A breathtaking single-issue story finds Ricky Lawless caught in the grip of violence and double cross after a robbery.

As always, CRIMINAL contains back page art and articles only found in the single issues.

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Phil B. added The Replacer to their pull list Apr 27, 2019

The Replacer

The 1990's. Tragedy strikes the Beharrell family in the form of a debilitating stroke. Now the youngest child in the family is convinced his paralyzed father didn't truly fall ill but is pos-sessed by something sinister. He believes a demon, THE REPLACER, has come to take away his jolly, agreeable, tech-obsessed Dad. But no one seems to see the mon...

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Phil B. rated The Replacer #1 Apr 27, 2019
8.5

The Replacer #1

By: Zac Thompson, Arjuna Susini
Released: Apr 24, 2019

The 1990's. Tragedy strikes the Beharrell family in the form of a debilitating stroke. Now the youngest child in the family is convinced his paralyzed father didn't truly fall ill but is pos-sessed by something sinister. He believes a demon, THE REPLACER, has come to take away his jolly, agreeable, tech-obsessed Dad. But no one seems to see the mon...

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Phil B. added Neon Future to their pull list Apr 25, 2019

Neon Future

The world is in the grips of an economic crisis. Due to mass unemployment, advanced technology has been outlawed. The world is now divided between those with implanted technology and those without. When the world's most famous anti-tech crusader dies and is resurrected using the illegal technology he has sworn to eliminate, he must decide who to fi...

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Phil B. rated Realm #13 Apr 25, 2019
8.0

Realm #13

By: Seth Peck, Jeremy Haun
Released: Apr 24, 2019

Eli makes a horrifying discovery. MacInnis and his reavers close in while a trap is sprung.

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Phil B. rated Invisible Kingdom #2 Apr 25, 2019
8.5

Invisible Kingdom #2

By: G. Willow Wilson, Christian Ward
Released: Apr 24, 2019

After her shocking discovery of religious corruption, Vess must choose between quiet obedience in the monastery, and deafening truth . . . in exile. Meanwhile, Grix learns that Lux will stop at nothing to keep her newfound knowledge from leaking, and decides to make a break for it. Both women might feel terribly alone- but not for much longer.

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Phil B. rated Black Panther #11 Apr 25, 2019
8.5

Black Panther #11

By: Ta-Nehisi Coates, Kev Walker
Released: Apr 24, 2019

"THE INTERGALACTIC EMPIRE OF WAKANDA: THE GATHERING OF MY NAME" PART 5
Just when all hope seems lost, an unexpected ally comes to T'Challa's aid! And with their help, the rightful king of Wakanda will be restored - but it may come at the cost of everything the rebellion has fought for. What is left to salvage of the Black Panther's name?
Ra...

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Phil B. added Ascender to their pull list Apr 25, 2019

Ascender

"THE HAUNTED GALAXY," Part One
Powerhouse creative team JEFF LEMIRE and DUSTIN NGUYEN launch an all-new sequel series to DESCENDER with the launch of ASCENDER!  

Set ten years after the conclusion of DESCENDER's storyline, magic has taken the place of machinery and the rules are very different indeed... Mila, the daughter of ...

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Phil B. rated Ascender #1 Apr 25, 2019
8.5

Ascender #1

By: Jeff Lemire, Dustin Nguyen
Released: Apr 24, 2019

"THE HAUNTED GALAXY," Part One
Powerhouse creative team JEFF LEMIRE and DUSTIN NGUYEN launch an all-new sequel series to DESCENDER with the launch of ASCENDER!  

Set ten years after the conclusion of DESCENDER's storyline, magic has taken the place of machinery and the rules are very different indeed... Mila, the daughter of ...

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Phil B. added Electric Black to their pull list Apr 25, 2019

Electric Black

The Electric Black is a cursed antique shop, appearing in any time or space, soliciting customers it hungers to corrupt or devour. The mysterious Julius Black is the store's demonic proprietor and narrator. He, along with his psychopathic employees, regularly manipulates patrons for their own devious purposes. Inside the eerie emporium, all of the ...

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Phil B. rated Gideon Falls #12 Apr 22, 2019
8.5

Gideon Falls #12

By: Jeff Lemire, Andrea Sorrentino
Released: Apr 17, 2019

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Phil B. rated Little Bird #2 Apr 21, 2019
9.0

Little Bird #2

By: Darcy Van Poelgeest, Ian Bertram
Released: Apr 17, 2019

Little Bird is reunited with her mother in a dreamscape where she begins to uncover the twisted roots of her family tree. Free after 30 years of imprisonment, The Axe once again takes the mantle as leader of the resistance and prepares to wage war against Bishop and his Northern Guard.

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Phil B. rated Stronghold #3 Apr 20, 2019
9.0

Stronghold #3

By: Phil Hester, Ryan Kelly
Released: Apr 17, 2019

When the last vestiges of normalcy are stripped from Michael Grey's life, he is finally confront-ed by his past in the far-flung cosmos...and the enemies he made there. Can the Stronghold put the broken pieces of Grey's life back together before the terrors he battled in the stars follow him to our fragile Earth?
Phil Hester (The Coffin, Deaths...

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Phil B. rated Relay #5 Apr 18, 2019
8.5

Relay #5

By: Zac Thompson, Dalibor Talajic
Released: Apr 17, 2019

In the future, the galaxy is united under the Galactic Relay. The towering monument is meant to inspire conformity of ideas, technology and progress, but many have begun to resent the foreign structure. And now, Jad Carter, a Relay employee, has found the Relay's mythological creator.

In the deep reaches of space, the truth behind the Mono...

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Phil B. added Little Bird to their pull list Apr 17, 2019

Little Bird

MINISERIES PREMIERE!
Director/screenwriter DARCY VAN POELGEEST boasts a long list of awards and accolades for his storytelling prowess and brings the same writing finesse to IAN BERTRAM's breathtakingly detailed artwork in the gorgeous, hyper-detailed miniseries LITTLE BIRD.
With the same limitless scope as a new EAST OF WEST or SAGA and t...

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Phil B. rated Evolution #16 Apr 17, 2019
8.0

Evolution #16

By: James Asmus, Joe Infurnari
Released: Apr 17, 2019

The beginning of the end! As Kavallis, Hannah, and Abe converge on Los Angeles, the Bug begins to fight back.

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