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nec reviewed Wyrd #1 Feb 2, 2019
4.0

Dialogue is clunky. The main character is American but talks like a Brit. Story is ok and is supposed to grab fans of action comics but the last three pages have nothing to do with anything else and are there to give background on Wyrd but it's just thrown in and doesn't have a connection to anything. Writing was poor in my opinion. I will not be continuing with this.

Wyrd #1

By: Curt Pires, Antonio Fuso
Released: Jan 30, 2019

There are problems, cases, too strange for US law enforcement to solve. Pitor Wyrd is the one who solves them-for a fee, of course. An unaging, invincible detective with a penchant for the strange, Wyrd is the one the government calls when things go very badly and very strange.

This issue: Crimea. A failed attempt at recreating a certain ...

nec reviewed Heroes In Crisis #5 Jan 30, 2019
4.0

I feel dumber for having read this dialogue. Every character speaks like a 12 year old. They know words but not how to structure them in a sentence or say the same thing 5 different ways. Also to beat the flash all you have to do is say what's that. What is he a dog. How stupid is his rogues gallery to not figure that out.
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Heroes In Crisis #5

By: Tom King, Clay Mann
Released: Jan 30, 2019

The secrets of the DC Universe are hacked! Sanctuary wasn't supposed to keep records, but now that the A.I. is compromised, superhero secrets are leaking all over the 'Net. Booster and Harley set aside their differences to focus on who they believe is the real killer (assuming one of them isn't lying, that is). Meanwhile, Batman and the Flash conti...

nec reviewed Avengers #13 Jan 25, 2019
9.0

Great iron fist story so well done

Avengers #13

By: Jason Aaron, Andrea Sorrentino
Released: Jan 23, 2019

FEATURING THE IRON FIST OF 1,000,000 BC!
ANDREA SORRENTINO JOINS SERIES WRITER JASON AARON another flashback tale of the Prehistoric Earth's Mightiest Heroes. Meet the primordial woman who was the first to harness the power of the heart of the dragon Shou-Lao, becoming the very first Iron Fist.
Rated T+

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nec rated Die #2 Jan 12, 2019
10

Die #2

By: Kieron Gillen, Stephanie Hans
Released: Jan 9, 2019

"FANTASY HEARTBREAKER," Part Two
Remember last time, when we said "Goth Jumanji"? As the bleak, austere fantasy-horror ramps up, we start underlining the word "Goth" in black marker until we cut a hole through the page.

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nec reviewed Batman #62 Jan 10, 2019
7.5

Much better than the previous issue and a decent one shot. Story doesn't progress but atleast it refers to issue 60. The ending is interesting hopefully there is a good payoff. Art was great.

Batman #62

By: Tom King, Mitch Gerads
Released: Jan 9, 2019

Now features the Story solicited for #61 written by Tom King with art by Mitch Gerads. The Eisner-winning creative team behind MISTER MIRACLE is back together as artist Mitch Gerads rejoins the Bat team for a special issue! Professor Pyg is loose in Gotham, and you know that means things are going to get weird... and bloody!

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nec reviewed Heroes In Crisis #4 Jan 2, 2019
5.0

14 year old me would love this book. Too bad I'm not 14

Heroes In Crisis #4

By: Tom King, Clay Mann
Released: Jan 2, 2019

Wonder Woman versus...Booster Gold?! Diana finds out the hard way that Booster can be a formidable opponent when his back's against the wall. Of course, being the prime suspect in a superhero massacre and exposing a secret trauma hospital for metahumans will do just that. Meanwhile, Batman and the Flash combine their detective skills to investigate...

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nec reviewed Marvel Knights: 20th #4 Dec 30, 2018
7.0

This was better than the last issue. A couple of problems with the art/script as the police try to arrest him, he is the first one to make a move and attack, and later they say it was the cops that attacked first which isn't shown in the art. They tried to show systemic racism in the police system but fail to actually show that properly on the story.

Marvel Knights: 20th #4

By: Vita Ayala, Joshua Cassara
Released: Dec 19, 2018

• What has changed the world around them?
•  Who has taken their memories of who they were, and why?
•  And why are they all haunted by the same ghost?
•  Only one man can find the answers. A man who once ruled a nation!
•  But even with no homeland, no fortune an...

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nec reviewed Captain America #6 Dec 29, 2018
7.0

This issue is fine. My biggest problem with the series is that it is very slow moving. I'm trade waiting this series now as this will read better in trade than singles.

Captain America #6

By: Ta-Nehisi Coates, Leinil Francis Yu
Released: Dec 19, 2018

"WINTER IN AMERICA" CONCLUDES...
...with a shocking turn of events that will send the Star-Spangled Avenger's life into a sudden dramatic tailspin you won't see coming!
Rated T+

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nec reviewed Marvel Knights: 20th #3 Dec 5, 2018
6.0

Felt like filler

Marvel Knights: 20th #3

By: Donny Cates, Damian Couceiro
Released: Dec 5, 2018

• Bruce was happy in his life. At peace.
•  But that was before the notes came every night.
•  Scrawled in a childlike hand. Driving him to seek out others like him.
•  The blind man. The law officer. The self-defense instructor.
•  Together, they must probe the v...

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nec liked this:
7.0

I found this issue underwhelming in terms of plot development. The first two issues created a great sense of intrigue and mystery along with emotional weight. This issue felt like it didn't advance the plot anymore and focused to much on Frank Castle's backstory which isn't very interesting or important. The art is also not as strong as previous issues. I'm going to still continue this but I think more

Marvel Knights: 20th #3

By: Donny Cates, Damian Couceiro
Released: Dec 5, 2018

• Bruce was happy in his life. At peace.
•  But that was before the notes came every night.
•  Scrawled in a childlike hand. Driving him to seek out others like him.
•  The blind man. The law officer. The self-defense instructor.
•  Together, they must probe the v...

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Nihilist reviewed Batman #60 Dec 5, 2018
5.0

More expository filler from King, this time even worse than usual, with uneven art - half really beautiful, half looking like a cheap indie work made by an intern. It's really underwhelming, even for King's recent standards.

Penguin's story is this issue's highlight, the same way I found it the most relatble and entertaining element of last comic's. That being said, however, while a hig more

Batman #60

By: Tom King, Mikel Janin
Released: Dec 5, 2018

Batman takes on a new partner, and it's...the Penguin? After rejecting Bane's crime-boss co-op, Cobblepot finds himself in the crosshairs of some very teed-off villains. The feathered felon turns to his old foe to snitch on Bane's scheme, but has to prove his intentions to avoid a Bat-beatdown. Along the way, this Gotham odd couple begins to bond-c...

nec rated Doomsday Clock #8 Dec 5, 2018
8.0

Doomsday Clock #8

By: Geoff Johns, Gary Frank
Released: Dec 5, 2018

The critical and commercial hit series by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank continues following the shocking revelations of last issue. As the truth behind Dr. Manhattan's actions against the DC Universe are revealed, Ozymandias turns to the only being who can stop him: Superman.

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nec rated Black Panther #6 Nov 29, 2018
8.5

Black Panther #6

By: Ta-Nehisi Coates, Jen Bartel
Released: Nov 28, 2018

"THE INTERGALACTIC EMPIRE OF WAKANDA" PART 6 - THE END OF ARC 1!
T'Challa and the Maroons renew their war against the Empire. But N'Jadaka is watching - and he knows exactly how dangerous the Black Panther can be. Witness at last the rise of Emperor N'Jadaka and the Exalted Intergalactic Empire of Wakanda!

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nec reviewed Ninja-K #13 Nov 18, 2018
4.0

The story is good but the art is terrible to the point where I can't follow the action and took me out of the book. The score is solely based on the art and it's affect on the story

Ninja-K #13

By: Christos Gage, Roberto de la Torre
Released: Nov 14, 2018

Betrayal looms!
At long last, Ninjak's finally got the Dying One in his crosshairs! But as the two deadly warriors prepare to do battle for the fate of the Eternal Warrior's body, another threat looms on the horizon... MI6 is closing in on their master spy with another covert operation - one that will force Ninjak to forsake the woman he loves...

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nec reviewed Avengers #10 Nov 18, 2018
10

Dam this was great! Way to do a 700th issue

Avengers #10

By: Jason Aaron, David Marquez
Released: Nov 14, 2018

THE EARTH'S MOST HATED HEROES?!
After 700 issues of saving the world, you'd think the Avengers would be due some celebration. But instead the whole world seems to be gunning for them, especially Namor's fearsome new Defenders of the Deep and the reimagined Russian Super-Soldiers of the Winter Guard. And that's not to mention the shocking surpri...

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nec reviewed Captain America #5 Nov 18, 2018
8.0

Best issue of the series so far. Again Coates is building to something that could be good but the story so far has been very decompressed. I believe that this will read much better in trade and I will be switching after issue 6 to trades.

Captain America #5

By: Ta-Nehisi Coates, Leinil Francis Yu
Released: Nov 14, 2018

"WINTER IN AMERICA" CONTINUES!
As the noose of betrayal tightens around the necks of Captain America and his closest allies, the Power Elite makes its move - in the person of the immortal Selene!
Rated T+

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nec rated Death Of The Inhumans #5 Nov 8, 2018
8.0

Death Of The Inhumans #5

By: Donny Cates, Ariel Olivetti
Released: Nov 7, 2018

THE FINAL STAND!
The Royal Family has been broken. Now, something new and terrible rises from its ashes. Who is Vox? Where are the Inhumans he's killed? And what lies ahead for a king without a kingdom?
Rated T+

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nec liked this:
9.0

This issue brings Marvel's Inhumans push to a close. It returns the Inhumans to the status quo they had before Marvel tried to make them the X-Men. And it does so in a difficult way that will certainly be felt for years to come.

Death Of The Inhumans #5

By: Donny Cates, Ariel Olivetti
Released: Nov 7, 2018

THE FINAL STAND!
The Royal Family has been broken. Now, something new and terrible rises from its ashes. Who is Vox? Where are the Inhumans he's killed? And what lies ahead for a king without a kingdom?
Rated T+

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waltgator93 reviewed Heroes In Crisis #2 Oct 30, 2018
5.5

Harley best Batman? Now that’s crazy! This issue gave me bit and pieces of a lot but that’s it. Tom King extended the story to two more issues so he has more time to explain things out, so please King, give me more instead of chunks of pieces. While reading this, it feels like there is no emotion behind the characters. I’m not feeling anything from this and something this heavy should make m more

Heroes In Crisis #2

By: Tom King, Clay Mann
Released: Oct 31, 2018

Suspected of murder, [REDACTED] and [REDACTED] find themselves on the run from the super-hospital called Sanctuary -with each thinking the other one is the real killer! It's up to Batman to solve this heinous crime, but suspicion falls on him when Superman and Wonder Woman ponder just how much Sanctuary's A.I. is telling them. Meanwhile, [REDACTED]...

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myconius - Oct 31, 2018

perfect example there with Deathstroke fighting Superman! if done right, a battle versus a Super being can become an epic moment in comics. like Atom and Green Arrow vs. Darkseid in 'Rock of Ages'. but Harley getting the best of the Trinity just feels like lazy writing. this was as bad as when King had Catwoman take out all the Flashes.

waltgator93 - Oct 31, 2018

Feel like recently DC is making Harley seem more and more smarter. They wanna push her so much that even for a comic book is unbelievable and turns fans away

nec reviewed What If?: Thor #1 Oct 28, 2018
9.0

This is what what if issues should be

What If?: Thor #1

By: Sacks, Michele Bandini
Released: Oct 24, 2018

When young THOR'S father falls to the King of Giants, his life is forever changed. He's ripped from Asgard to be raised in a world of persistent winter, learning the brutal way of life in Jotenheim. But what happens when the runt of the giants, LOKI, is under the shadow of his new step-brother?
Rated T+

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egon244 reviewed Justice League: Odyssey #2 Oct 25, 2018
7.5

Well, this was better.

This issue was a big improvement over the last one. And I'm not talking about art. The art was impeccable just like last time. I'm talking about the story. It became much more interesting and actually made me wonder what will happen next.

Some very old alien races worshiping our heroes as gods? How can this be? And can Darkseid have some actually high more

Justice League: Odyssey #2

By: Joshua Williamson, Stjepan Sejic
Released: Oct 24, 2018

Cyborg, Starfire, Green Lantern Jessica Cruz and Azrael debate whether so-called "God of Evil" Darkseid should have joined the team. (Too late-that evil horse has left the barn!) But before the team can resolve this conflict, they're forced into action when Vril Dox takes an interest in the Coluan refugees, attacking their ship with a new Manhunter...

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nec reviewed Moon Knight #200 Oct 26, 2018
5.0

This is weird, and hard to follow.

Moon Knight #200

By: Max Bemis, Jacen Burrows
Released: Oct 24, 2018

DARKEST NIGHT!
•  MARC SPECTOR comes face-to-face with his demons!
•  Old enemies return!
•  It's a celebration of 200 issues of the multifaceted MOON KNIGHT with an oversized anniversary issue you'd be crazy to miss!
Rated T+

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nec rated Thor #6 Oct 18, 2018
9.0

Thor #6

By: Jason Aaron, Christian Ward
Released: Oct 17, 2018

ALL-FATHER THOR FACES HIS DOOM!
If you thought Old Man Phoenix was crazy, then wait'll you see what we've done to Marvel's greatest villain. It's the end of the universe - and the return of Doctor Doom. A Doom more powerful than anything that has ever lived. Get ready for the greatest battle the far future has ever seen, as Old King Thor and th...

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nec reviewed Batman #57 Oct 17, 2018
6.0

Perfect 10 for the art. Unfortunately this overall gets a 6 so take from that what you will.

Batman #57

By: Tom King, Tony Daniel
Released: Oct 17, 2018

The KGBeast isn't working alone. As the Cold War between Batman and the Russian killer heats up, Batman's nose for mystery gets to twitching when he suspects there's more to the KGBeast's attacks than initially thought. Not only does this tie back to the court case Bruce Wayne sat on involving Mr. Freeze, there's another villainous Gotham ghoul in ...

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nec reviewed She Could Fly #4 Oct 13, 2018
10

What a crazy end to the first arc. I didn't expect the violence in this issue but amongst all the violence there is still a story personal about metal health

She Could Fly #4

By: Christopher Cantwell, Martin Morazzo
Released: Oct 10, 2018

Luna's journey to get to the bottom of the Flying Woman's death finally comes to a head, just as EON-DEF, Chinese Intelligence, and the U.S. government encircle the Brewster household.

  Will any of the family survive the encounter? And even if they do, will the stress of all this mentally break Luna once and for all?

Th...

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nec rated Venom #7 Oct 13, 2018
9.0

Venom #7

By: Donny Cates, Iban Coello
Released: Oct 10, 2018

"THE ABYSS" STARTS HERE!
•  Just when you thought the blockbuster story of the summer couldn't get any more intense, Donny Cates and special guest artist and Venom veteran IBAN COELLO (VENOMVERSE, VENOMIZED) turn the story on its head AGAIN!
•  But face front, True Believers, because it won't be dragons and god...

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nec reviewed Captain America #4 Oct 11, 2018
7.0

Too decompressed for my liking and not being American the monologue did nothin for me

Captain America #4

By: Ta-Nehisi Coates, Leinil Francis Yu
Released: Oct 10, 2018

WINTER IN AMERICA Continues!
With Sharon missing, Cap must single-handedly invade the stronghold of his enemies! But even if he makes it through, what's waiting for him is a hundred times more formidable: Taskmaster!
Rated T+

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nec reviewed Punisher #2 Sep 29, 2018
8.0

Fun read, but Luke Cage isn't the Juggernaught. That scene of the car crashing into him is a big stretch for his power set. This is good but that odd

Punisher #2

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Szymon Kudranski
Released: Sep 26, 2018

YOU CAN TAKE THE PUNISHER OUT OF THE WAR MACHINE...
Punisher no longer has the War Machine armor, but he retained his newly acquired taste for big game, and he's hungry for more. However, the paths to such perilous pursuits are fraught with dangers bigger than any Frank has faced before, and this lone wolf could use otherworldly help on his way...

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nec reviewed Moon Knight #199 Sep 28, 2018
6.0

What the hell did I just read. Weird issue and I do t know what the pint was

Moon Knight #199

By: Max Bemis, Paul Davidson
Released: Sep 26, 2018

OLD GODS IN BROOKLYN!
•  At the end of his rope, Marc takes a much-needed excursion...with his oldest enemy!
•  Brooklyn is awful nice this time of year. The nightmare-scape of Ra's domain...not so much.
•  Here be monsters.
Rated T+

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Deadlybeavis reviewed Moon Knight #199 Sep 26, 2018
5.0

The last line by MK in the issue is "what the...?". That was my same exact thoughts after finishing this. Last couple of issues have been a let down, hopefully #200 brings it back up.

Moon Knight #199

By: Max Bemis, Paul Davidson
Released: Sep 26, 2018

OLD GODS IN BROOKLYN!
•  At the end of his rope, Marc takes a much-needed excursion...with his oldest enemy!
•  Brooklyn is awful nice this time of year. The nightmare-scape of Ra's domain...not so much.
•  Here be monsters.
Rated T+

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