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ComicRelief rated Dark Ages #1 Sep 1, 2021
9.5

Dark Ages #1

By: Tom Taylor, Iban Coello
Released: Sep 1, 2021

This is what the Watcher has been watching for!
•  A danger older than the Earth threatens everything. For once, the heroes who have saved the planet so many times are almost powerless in the face of it.
•  X-Men and Avengers assemble. Spider-People and Fantastic Four come together. Heroes for Hire fight alongside Champions.  
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9.5

Great start. Skottie is underrated as a writer.

The Me You Love in the Dark #1

By: Skottie Young, Jorge Corona
Released: Aug 4, 2021

Writer SKOTTIE YOUNG (I HATE FAIRYLAND, Deadpool, Strange Academy) and artist JORGE CORONA (NO. 1 WITH A BULLET, Super Sons, Feathers) follow up their critically acclaimed series MIDDLEWEST with a brand-new haunting tale. An artist named Ro retreats from the grind of the city to an old house in a small town to find solace and inspiration without re...

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ComicRelief reviewed Eve #1 May 16, 2021
9.5

Must read

Eve #1

By: Victor LaValle, Jo Migyeong
Released: May 5, 2021

* For fans of Undiscovered Country and Little Bird comes a new adventure series from award-winning author Victor LaValle (Victor LaValle's Destroyer) and rising-star artist Jo Mi-Gyeong (Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal) about a dangerous journey across a future dystopian America to save the world.
* When the ice caps melted, most of humanity was ...

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ComicRelief reviewed Stray Dogs #2 Apr 5, 2021
10

So, so good!

Stray Dogs #2

By: Tony Fleecs, Trish Forstner
Released: Mar 24, 2021

Something doesn't smell right! None of the dogs know what happens behind that door at the end of the hallway. All they know is there's a punishment for sniffing around it. What secrets are hidden in the Master's Forbidden Room?

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ComicRelief reviewed Stray Dogs #1 Apr 5, 2021
10

Solid gold!

Stray Dogs #1

By: Tony Fleecs, Trish Forstner
Released: Feb 24, 2021

Lady and the Tramp meets Silence of the Lambs

It's scary being the new dog.
  
Sophie can't remember what happened. She doesn't know how she ended up in this house. She doesn't recognize any of these other dogs. She knows something terrible happened, but she just... can't...recall... WAIT! Where's her lady?
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ComicRelief rated Karmen #1 Mar 14, 2021
9.5

Karmen #1

By: Guillem March
Released: Mar 10, 2021

Spanish writer and artist GUILLEM MARCH is best known for his ongoing, extensive work with DC Comics on Batman, Catwoman, and Harley Quinn and has worked as an artist on several graphic novels including the English editions of Monika with Titan Comics and The Dream with Europe Comics. Here, he takes up his pen for an edgy new FIVE-PART SERIES about...

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ComicRelief rated Proctor Valley Road #1 Mar 14, 2021
9.5

Proctor Valley Road #1

By: Alex Child, Naomi Franquiz
Released: Mar 10, 2021

Perfect for fans of Paper Girls and Die, visionary writer Grant Morrison (Klaus), Alex Child (BBC's Holby City) and Naomi Franquiz (Tales from Harrow County) present a chilling new horror series about the mysterious monsters that haunt Proctor Valley Road - and the four misfit teenagers who must stop them.

August, Rylee, Cora & Jennie have...

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ComicRelief reviewed Giga #1 Oct 28, 2020
10

This and Last Ronin were the 2 best reads of the week, as well as being 2 of the best reads of the year. Highly recommended.

Giga #1

By: Alex Paknadel, John Le
Released: Oct 28, 2020

Nobody knows why the skyscraper-sized mechs known as 'Giga' fought their bitter, centuries' long war. All they know is that when the fighting finally stopped, the dormant Giga became humanity's new habitat and new gods in one. When disgraced engineer Evan Calhoun finds an apparently murdered Giga, his society and the fascistic tech-centered religio...

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ComicRelief reviewed Autumnal #2 Oct 28, 2020
9.5

Great character building in the follow up issue. Have a feeling the horror is coming next issue. Can't wait!

Autumnal #2

By: Daniel Kraus, Chris Shehan
Released: Oct 28, 2020

After missing the funeral of her estranged mother, Kat and her daughter, Sybil, hope to fit into the quaint town of Comfort Notch. But the town's obscure history and strange customs make it a struggle, leading to a shocking confrontation.

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10

Wow! Never been a huge TMNT fan outside of the OG series, but this book was amazing. One of the best first issues I've read all year. Pick this book up and give it a read NOW!

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin #1

By: Kevin Eastman
Released: Oct 28, 2020

It's the TMNT event of 2020! Springing from the minds of TMNT co-creators Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird comes an epic like you've never seen before! In a future NYC far different than the one we know today, a lone surviving Turtle goes on a seemingly hopeless mission to obtain justice for his fallen family and friends. Kinetic layouts from Eastman,...

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ComicRelief reviewed We Live #1 Oct 21, 2020
10

Absolutely phenomenal!

We Live #1

By: Roy Miranda, Inaki Miranda
Released: Oct 14, 2020

The year is 2084 and the world has changed. Wracked by calamities and crawling with monsters, the last remaining humans face a dangerous existence.

And now, the Earth has been sent a message from the deepest reaches of space - a dark countdown to the extinction of all humanity. But there is hope! Five thousand children will be rescued by t...

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ComicRelief reviewed Autumnal #1 Sep 22, 2020
10

Great writing, great art, great start! Best selling author Daniel Kraus' 1st comic book starts off flawlessly. Pick up a copy and be sure to add to your pull. This is going to be a great series.

Autumnal #1

By: Daniel Kraus, Chris Shehan
Released: Sep 23, 2020

Following the death of her estranged mother, Kat Somerville and her daughter, Sybil, flee a difficult life in Chicago for the quaint--and possibly pernicious--town of Comfort Notch, New Hampshire. From NY Times best-selling author, Daniel Kraus (The Shape of Water, Trollhunters, The Living Dead), and rising star Chris Shehan, comes a haunting visio...

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ComicRelief reviewed Wonder Woman #759 Jul 28, 2020
9.5

Tamaki hits a home run in her debut issue. Can't wait to read the next issue.

Wonder Woman #759

By: Mariko Tamaki, Mikel Janin
Released: Jul 29, 2020

It’s a brand-new day for Wonder Woman! As Diana starts to pick up the pieces of her life following her battle with the Four Horsewomen and her run-in with the Phantom Stranger, Man’s World has become more complicated to navigate than ever before. It seems everyone has a take on who Wonder Woman should
be-some who look on her heroics with...

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ComicRelief reviewed Heartbeat #1 Nov 22, 2019
9.0

Great start to the series and has a lot of potential. Definitely picking up issue 2.

Heartbeat #1

By: Maria Llovet
Released: Nov 20, 2019

* Eva, a high school outcast, finds herself witness to a horrible secret: the most popular boy in school enjoys the taste of blood and will kill to get his hands on it.
* Horrified and intrigued, Eva lets herself be pulled into Donatien 's macabre world. He offers the escape she has been looking for but how much is Eva willing to betray her m...

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ComicRelief reviewed Olympia #1 Nov 19, 2019
10

The best read of the week hands down. Pick this book up. I promise you will not be disappointed.

Olympia #1

By: Curt Pires, Alex Diotto
Released: Nov 20, 2019

    MINISERIES PREMIERE! DOUBLE-SIZED FIRST ISSUE! Elon is a latchkey kid who spends his days alone reading comic books-until his favorite superhero, Olympian, comes crashing off the page and into reality! But as he nurses his wounded and delirious hero back to health, he discovers Olympian isn't the only thing that came through...

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ComicRelief reviewed Far Sector #1 Nov 14, 2019
10

Fantastic start! Amazing writing from Jemisin and absolutely beautiful art from Campbell. Going to be a big series. Pick this up asap, you will not be disappointed.

Far Sector #1

By: N.K. Jemisin, Jamal Campbell
Released: Nov 13, 2019

N.K. Jemisin, the acclaimed, award-winning author of The Broken Earth and Inheritance science fiction trilogies, makes her comic book debut with bestselling Naomi artist Jamal Campbell as they thrust you into a stunning sci-fi murder mystery on the other side of the universe!
For the past six months, newly chosen Green Lantern Sojourner "Jo" M...

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ComicRelief reviewed Once & Future #1 Aug 13, 2019
10

Flawless! Such a fantastic start. This book will be a beast.

Once & Future #1

By: Kieron Gillen, Dan Mora
Released: Aug 14, 2019

     * When a group of Nationalists use an ancient artifact to bring a villain from Arthurian myth back from the dead to gain power, ex-monster hunter Bridgette McGuire escapes her retirement home and pulls her unsuspecting grandson Duncan, a museum curator, into a world of magic and mysticism to defeat a legendary threat.
* Bestselling wr...

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ComicRelief reviewed Coffin Bound #1 Aug 8, 2019
9.5

This book is great. I'm not sure why some are iffy? Baffling to me.

Coffin Bound #1

By: Dan Watters, DaNi
Released: Aug 7, 2019

SERIES PREMIERE! Cars! Guns! Entropy! Chased by an unstoppable killer, Izzy Tyburn has decided that if the world won't have her in it, it can have nothing of her at all. She's re-treading her life, leaving nothing but burned rubber, ash, and the sun-scorched bones of those who get in her way. Join writer DAN WATTERS (Sandman Universe: Lucifer, LIMB...

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ComicRelief reviewed Reaver #1 Jul 12, 2019
9.5

I have no idea what the rest of these people read, but Reaver #1 was great. Read an advanced copy of issue 2 and it was fantastic as well.

Reaver #1

By: Justin Jordan, Rebekah Isaacs
Released: Jul 10, 2019

SERIES PREMIERE! The continent of Madaras once promised a new start for settlers, but 200 years after its discovery, the war rages on. Deep within this savage and untamed land, a darkness builds at that must be stopped at all costs. To do so, the Imperials assemble six of its most despicable prisoners-a turncoat, a skin eater, a sorcerer and his bo...

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ComicRelief reviewed Sonata #1 Jun 13, 2019
9.5

Not sure what others are reading, but these somewhat mixed reviews are baffling. This was a great start to the series. Basically a perfect first issue. Can't wait to check out issue 2.

Sonata #1

By: David Hine, Brian Haberlin
Released: Jun 12, 2019

"THE FALL"-In this all-new series from DAVID HINE (THE BULLETPROOF COFFIN), BRIAN HABERLIN (WITCHBLADE), and GEIRROD VAN DYKE (SPAWN, MEDIEVAL SPAWN/WITCHBLADE), two cultures clash on a planet they each believe is their Promised Land. The Rans are a peace-loving people, but the Tayans are a race of warriors who seek to colonize and control. The mys...

ComicRelief reviewed Little Bird #2 Apr 18, 2019
10

Another perfect issue. You NEED to be reading this series. Simply amazing!

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.

ComicRelief reviewed Little Bird #1 Mar 16, 2019
10

Perfect in every way. Wow!

Little Bird #1

By: Darcy Van Poelgeest, Ian Bertram
Released: Mar 13, 2019

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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ComicRelief reviewed Dead Rabbit #1 Oct 9, 2018
10

The 1st issue is basically flawless. Best read in months, hands down. This feels like it was made to be a movie or TV series. Highly recommend picking up a copy and reading.

Dead Rabbit #1

By: Gerry Duggan, John McCrea
Released: Oct 3, 2018

Back in the '90s, DEAD RABBIT was a prolific Boston stick-up man and hoodlum, until he took down one last big score and disappeared. Nobody ever discovered the truth: he retired to be with the love of his life. Now he's back in the mask to save her, but no one-not his wife, the mafia, or the cops-is happy that he's out of retirement.

From...

ComicRelief reviewed Bone Parish #1 Jul 28, 2018
9.5

Simply amazing! Pick this book up ASAP. I can see this hitting the big/small screen down the road. Easily one of the best reads of the week.

Bone Parish #1

By: Cullen Bunn, Jonas Scharf
Released: Jul 25, 2018

Cullen Bunn (Empty Man, The Unsound) returns to BOOM! Studios with a chilling necromantic horror story! A new drug is sweeping through the streets of New Orleans.one made from the ashes of the dead. Wars are being fought over who will control the supply, while the demand only rises. While the crime families wage war, users begin to experience terri...

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ComicRelief reviewed The Weatherman #1 Jun 12, 2018
9.5

A wonderful start! We had a chance to read the first few issues and they're great. Be sure to pick up a copy... you won't be disappointed.

The Weatherman #1

By: Jody LeHeup, Nathan Fox
Released: Jun 13, 2018

Nathan Bright had it all: an awesome girlfriend, a kickass dog, and a job as the number one weatherman on terraformed Mars. But when he's accused of carrying out the worst terrorist attack in human history-an event that wiped out nearly the entire population of Earth-Nathan becomes the most wanted man alive and a target of a manhunt that spans the ...

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ComicRelief rated Flavor #1 May 16, 2018
9.0

Flavor #1

By: Joseph Keatinge, Wook Jin Clark
Released: May 16, 2018

SERIES PREMIERE! Within a strange walled city, an unlicensed chef discovers a mystery that threatens to end it all. Join JOSEPH KEATINGE (GLORY, SHUTTER) and WOOK JIN CLARK (Adventure Time: The Flip Side) on this culinary epic adventure-FLAVOR-where chefs are the ultimate celebrity and food is the most valued commodity. The high-stakes competition ...

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ComicRelief rated Venom #1 May 9, 2018
9.5

Venom #1

By: Donny Cates, Ryan Stegman
Released: May 9, 2018

A NEW SERIES BY DONNY CATES & RYAN STEGMAN!
In the wake of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s collapse, an ancient and primordial evil has been awakened beneath the streets of New York, and with it, something equally evil has awakened in that most Wicked of Webslingers - VENOM! Still a Lethal Protector of the innocents in New York, this never-before-seen threat co...

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ComicRelief rated Cyborg #22 May 2, 2018
8.5

Cyborg #22

By: Mary Wolfman, Sam Lotfi
Released: May 2, 2018

"My name is Nijiro Jin, born of flesh and blood, but now encased in steel. I have become N-Jin, who seeks to discard the final traces of frail humanity to become Mekkan-X, the Man-God who will soon wield the power infinite."
"All that stands in my way is the construct they call Cyborg. It is for that reason alone that he must regretfully di...

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ComicRelief reviewed Death or Glory #1 May 2, 2018
9.5

Pick this book up asap and give it a read. Remender and Bengal knocked it out of the park. Can't wait to read the next issue.

Death or Glory #1

By: Rick Remender, Bengal
Released: May 2, 2018

SERIES PREMIERE
Meet Glory, raised off the grid in a convoy amid truckers-the last men and women fighting for true freedom on the American open road. Now, in order to pay for her beloved dying Father's surgery, Glory has three days to pull off four dangerous cross-country heists with mob killers, crooked cops, and a psycho ex-husband all out to...

ComicRelief reviewed Gideon Falls #2 Apr 19, 2018
9.5

Back to back homeruns (issue 1 and 2)! Can't wait for the next issue. Pick these books up NOW!

Gideon Falls #2

By: Jeff Lemire, Andrea Sorrentino
Released: Apr 11, 2018

The brand-new supernatural mystery series by the acclaimed team of JEFF LEMIRE and ANDREA SORRENTINO (Old Man Logan, Green Arrow) continues. The mysteries of the "Black Barn" heighten as the reclusive Norton begins to unravel new clues just as a murder spree breaks out in the town of Gideon Falls. But how is it all connected?! The puzzle pieces beg...

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