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Phil B. rated Royal City #9 Jan 16, 2018
9.0

Royal City #9

By: Jeff Lemire
Released: Jan 10, 2018

"SONIC YOUTH," Part Four
Each issue in this arc will feature a special variant cover paying homage to some of the best indie rock albums of the 1990s, featuring stellar artwork by JEFFREY BROWN (Jedi Academy), EMI LENOX (PLUTONA), NATE POWELL (March), RAY FAWKES (UNDERWINTER), and DUSTIN NGUYEN (DESCENDER).

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8.5

The Power of the Dark Crystal #10

By: Simon Spurrier, Nichole Matthews
Released: Jan 10, 2018

Kensho and Thurma finally make it to the home of the Firelings, and Kensho learns long hidden secrets.

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mrDovydas reviewed Paper Girls #19 Jan 8, 2018
8.5

This is constantly good. Over two years, not a single misstep.

Paper Girls #19

By: Brian K. Vaughan, Cliff Chiang
Released: Jan 3, 2018

The Battle of the Ages has begun, and Tiffany and her fellow Paper Girls are caught in its deadly crossfire.

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Phil B. rated Paper Girls #19 Jan 11, 2018
9.0

Paper Girls #19

By: Brian K. Vaughan, Cliff Chiang
Released: Jan 3, 2018

The Battle of the Ages has begun, and Tiffany and her fellow Paper Girls are caught in its deadly crossfire.

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Phil B. rated Extremity #10 Jan 11, 2018
8.5

Extremity #10

By: Daniel Warren Johnson, Mike Spicer
Released: Jan 3, 2018

Thea learns the hard way that peace never lasts.

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Phil B. rated InferNoct #3 Jan 7, 2018
8.0

InferNoct #3

By: Mina Elwell, Eli Powell
Released: Dec 27, 2017

Reeling from the horror she experienced, and guilt over her actions, Sam walks away from monster hunting. However, she can't get away from the bite on her arm - and she is experiencing strange nightmares. While Sam is idle, the creatures' influence is growing.

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Phil B. rated Eugenic #3 Jan 7, 2018
8.5

Eugenic #3

By: James Tynion IV, Eryk Donovan
Released: Dec 27, 2017

It's been 200 years since the human uprising. The NuMan culture has stagnated without diversity, but a secret found in Dr. Cyrus Crane's original notes could save them all.

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Phil B. rated Moon Knight #190 Jan 7, 2018
6.0

Moon Knight #190

By: Max Bemis, Jacen Burrows
Released: Dec 27, 2017

CRAZY RUNS IN THE FAMILY Part 3
•  Moon Knight and the Sun King's orbits are on a collision course!
•  Marc's good relationship with his other personalities shows signs of fracturing.
•  Sun King reveals his secret weapon!
Rated T+

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Phil B. rated Jessica Jones #15 Jan 7, 2018
8.0

Jessica Jones #15

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Michael Gaydos
Released: Dec 27, 2017

RETURN OF THE PURPLE MAN Part 3
•  The Purple Man is back--and he's wreaking havoc across the Marvel Universe!
•  What curious thing does he want from Jessica Jones, and can she escape his horror?
•  From the original creators of Jessica Jones comes the most terrifying villain return of the year!
Parental Advisory

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Phil B. rated Black Panther #168 Jan 2, 2018
8.0

Black Panther #168

By: Ta-Nehisi Coates, Chris Sprouse
Released: Dec 27, 2017

KLAW STANDS SUPREME Part 3
•  ALL THE DOORS ARE OPEN.
•  And for the Black Panther, that's bad news. As monsters pour through strange gateways, T'Challa must defend his country from within.
•  But with Klaw stealing the lifeblood of Wakanda, the king will have to turn to unlikely allies to staunch the tide!
•  Who ...

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7.5

Underwinter: A Field of Feathers #3

By: Ray Fawkes
Released: Dec 27, 2017

He stole his magic from the devil's house, then he used it to steal his children from their mother. She's hot on his heels and sworn to make him pay...Featuring lush, fully painted artwork by RAY FAWKES, named by Paste Magazine as one of the "Ten best comic artists of 2017."

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Phil B. rated The Shadow #5 Jan 2, 2018
8.0

The Shadow #5

By: Si Spurrier, Daniel HDR
Released: Dec 20, 2017

Laid bare in its many limbed writhings, Mary Jerez is horrified to learn the true meaning of Leviathan. And as the blood of his long faithful agents begins to spill, the Shadow may be forced to admit that perhaps- just perhaps- he no longer knows...

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Phil B. rated Realm #4 Jan 2, 2018
8.0

Realm #4

By: Seth Peck, Jeremy Haun
Released: Dec 20, 2017

The weary adventurers may have found a safe haven hidden away in the savage wastelands of Kansas. Unfortunately, it looks like someone else has found it too....

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Phil B. rated Evolution #2 Jan 2, 2018
8.5

Evolution #2

By: James Asmus, Joe Infurnari
Released: Dec 20, 2017

Something is happening to humanity across the world. What ties together a college dropout in Santa Monica, a rogue doctor in Philadelphia, and a nun in the Vatican? The answer already lies dormant within you.

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Phil B. rated There's Nothing There #5 Dec 27, 2017
7.5

There's Nothing There #5

By: Patrick Kindlon, Maria Llovet
Released: Nov 1, 2017

All troughs of blood run downhill to this place and moment. Reno confronts her tormentors, but finds there's more than one lion's den to stumble into. All her problems and all her friends are in the same cage now. It's up to her to pry the door open. This is the conclusion!

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Phil B. rated InferNoct #2 Dec 21, 2017
7.5

InferNoct #2

By: Mina Elwell, Eli Powell
Released: Nov 29, 2017

In the tradition of H.P. Lovecraft., there's the InferNoct. Sam is hunting a horrific creature. With the help of her friend Joey, she breaks into an abandoned mental hospital, not that Sam tells him why they're there. A local teenager is missing. The bite on Sam's arm from the creature is causing her to have strange experiences. Will Sam be able to...

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Phil B. rated InferNoct #1 Dec 21, 2017
7.5

InferNoct #1

By: Mina Elwell, Eli Powell
Released: Oct 25, 2017

In the tradition of H.P. Lovecraft., there's the InferNoct. As Sam attempts to discover the real reason the people of her town are being destroyed, she becomes aware of mind-rending creatures that feed off the sanity of their victims. It's up to her to do something about it... if she can keep her grip on reality. Sam is trying to turn her li...

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Phil B. rated Renato Jones: Season 2 #5 Dec 21, 2017
7.5

Renato Jones: Season 2 #5

By: Kaare Andrews
Released: Nov 29, 2017

"THE FREELANCER" FINALE! THE FINAL ISSUE OF SEASON TWO. This is it. The end of it all. It was a nice experiment but the Freelancer is about to run into the one deadline he can't miss - his own. KAARE KYLE ANDREWS proudly presents the SEASON FINALE of the most dangerous comic on the planet!

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Phil B. added InferNoct to their pull list Dec 20, 2017

InferNoct

In the tradition of H.P. Lovecraft., there's the InferNoct. As Sam attempts to discover the real reason the people of her town are being destroyed, she becomes aware of mind-rending creatures that feed off the sanity of their victims. It's up to her to do something about it... if she can keep her grip on reality. Sam is trying to turn her li...

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Phil B. rated Fantomah #3 Dec 20, 2017
8.5

Fantomah #3

By: Ray Fawkes, Soo Lee
Released: Nov 22, 2017

The Chapterverse continues! Bodies are piling up. Rumours of The Weeping Woman are spreading. The city's criminal element is running scared, jumping at its own shadow, and turning onitself.But it's Paz Gallegos who has the most tofear. The closer she draws to the truth of her sisters' disappearance, the farther she drifts from her own humanity and ...

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Phil B. rated Fantomah #2 Dec 20, 2017
8.5

Fantomah #2

By: Ray Fawkes, Soo Lee
Released: Nov 8, 2017

Shaken by the traumatic events of last issue, Paz Gallegos, now the dreaded Fantomah, must race against the clock to track down her missing sisters. But as her powers continue to manifest, Fantomah finds herself pulled in new and deadly directions, sending her down a dangerous spiral from which she may never recover.

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Phil B. rated Aliens: Dead Orbit #4 Dec 20, 2017
8.5

Aliens: Dead Orbit #4

By: James Stokoe
Released: Dec 13, 2017

With one last gambit aboard the space station, Wascylewski finds himself ambushed by two more deadly xenomorphs that will stop at nothing until he's dead.

The conclusion to Orc Stain creator James Stokoe's thrilling and claustrophobic Aliens story!

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Phil B. added Paradiso to their pull list Dec 20, 2017

Paradiso

The Midnight Event forever changed the world. Now, centuries later, Jack Kryznan arrives on the outskirts of Paradiso City, haunted by fragments of childhood memories and in possession of a mysterious device-one with the power to change the destiny of this living breathing metropolis, the people who dwell within, and the guardians who strive for an...

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Phil B. rated Gravetrancers #1 Dec 20, 2017
8.5

Gravetrancers #1

By: M.L. Miller, James Whynot
Released: Dec 13, 2017

On a journey to track down the grave of their estranged father, Maribel and Anthony find their way to the Malort Cemetery, a strange, seemingly abandoned field of mostly unmarked tombs. There they encounter an eccentric clan of grave-robbers who've devised a highly-addictive drug made from human remains--and the fresher the corpse, the stronger the...

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Phil B. added Gravetrancers to their pull list Dec 20, 2017

Gravetrancers

On a journey to track down the grave of their estranged father, Maribel and Anthony find their way to the Malort Cemetery, a strange, seemingly abandoned field of mostly unmarked tombs. There they encounter an eccentric clan of grave-robbers who've devised a highly-addictive drug made from human remains--and the fresher the corpse, the stronger the...

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Bill Blaze reviewed Maestros #3 Dec 16, 2017
9.5

Oh man, shit hits the fan. This issue is crazy. Marduk's clothing is messed up. Fantastic series - definitely one of the best this year. Skroce is killin' it.

Maestros #3

By: Steve Skroce
Released: Dec 13, 2017

The most powerful spell in creation has been stolen. "The Book of Remaking" allows its user to recreate reality in their image, and the new Maestro is the only one who can open it. Now the thieves are coming for him. Willy's reign might be a short one.

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Phil B. rated Maestros #3 Dec 19, 2017
9.0

Maestros #3

By: Steve Skroce
Released: Dec 13, 2017

The most powerful spell in creation has been stolen. "The Book of Remaking" allows its user to recreate reality in their image, and the new Maestro is the only one who can open it. Now the thieves are coming for him. Willy's reign might be a short one.

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Tree Fingers rated Royal City #8 Dec 13, 2017
9.0

Royal City #8

By: Jeff Lemire
Released: Dec 13, 2017

"SONIC YOUTH," Part Three
The second arc of bestselling JEFF LEMIRE's critically acclaimed new series takes a major shift as the story jumps back to the year 1993 and we follow the last week in the life of Tommy Pike! Meet the Pike siblings when they were all just teenagers in the '90s and the tragedy that will come to haunt their family is sti...

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Phil B. rated Royal City #8 Dec 13, 2017
9.0

Royal City #8

By: Jeff Lemire
Released: Dec 13, 2017

"SONIC YOUTH," Part Three
The second arc of bestselling JEFF LEMIRE's critically acclaimed new series takes a major shift as the story jumps back to the year 1993 and we follow the last week in the life of Tommy Pike! Meet the Pike siblings when they were all just teenagers in the '90s and the tragedy that will come to haunt their family is sti...

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Phil B. rated Dept. H #21 Dec 13, 2017
9.0

Dept. H #21

By: Matt Kindt
Released: Dec 13, 2017

The final will and testament of Roger, Hari's oldest friend. Roger is willing to die, but will his secret knowledge die with him?

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