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Jack Hastings reviewed Silver Surfer #7 May 5, 2017
4.0

The Silver Surfer is one of my all-time favorite comic book characters, so i really want to like this current run, but I just can't get into it. This issue reads like a piece of bad fan fiction.

Silver Surfer #7

By: Dan Slott, Mike Allred
Released: Oct 26, 2016

"The Infinite All-In"
•  Norrin and Dawn are back out in space and back in trouble!
•  While at the universe's slickest space casino, the Silver Surfer may be gambling away more than he thinks.
•  The stakes have never been this cosmic!
Rated T+

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Jack Hastings rated Punisher Annual #1 May 5, 2017
8.0

Punisher Annual #1

By: Gerry Conway, Felix Ruiz
Released: Oct 26, 2016

OUR TREAT: FRANK'S UP TO HIS OLD TRICKS!
•  There are ghouls everywhere on Halloween night, but real monsters don't wear costumes!
•  The Punisher is searching for a killer, but he's also being watched...
•  Let's hope Frank's quarry doesn't put costumed civvies in the line of fire!
Paren...

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5.5

Infamous Iron Man #1

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Alex Maleev
Released: Oct 19, 2016

There is a new Iron Man in town and his name is VICTOR VON DOOM. The greatest villain of the Marvel Universe will try something new. Where Tony Stark failed, Doom will succeed. What is Doom's Master Plan?
Rated T+

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Jack Hastings rated Sigil #4 May 5, 2017
7.5

Sigil #4

By: Mike Carey, Jelena Kevic Djurdjevic
Released: Jun 22, 2011

In the virgin forests of California, two centuries before she was even born, Sam Rey fights a battle that takes her through time to keep the villainous pirate October from retrieving the treasure he's crossed oceans to steal.  But the treasure has ideas of its own, and it just might be too big for the both of them...

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7.5

Cataclysm: The Ultimates Last Stand #2

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Mark Bagley
Released: Dec 4, 2013

• The ULTIMATES discover where GALACTUS has come from
• If they send the WORLD DESTROYER back to where he came from all that will do is create more destruction and havoc!
• MILES MORALES is headed to the Marvel Universe

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7.0

Cataclysm: The Ultimates Last Stand #1

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Mark Bagley
Released: Nov 6, 2013

THE BIGGEST ULTIMATE EVENT YET! MARVEL'S GALACTUS VS. THE ULTIMATES
• AGE OF ULTRON ripped a hole into the Ultimate Universe
• GALACTUS came through...hungry
• Is this the last stand of the Ultimate heroes?

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Jack Hastings rated Secret Warriors #1 May 5, 2017
5.0

Secret Warriors #1

By: Jonathan Hickman, Stefano Caselli
Released: Feb 4, 2009

These solicits are classified until the release of Secret Invasion #8. Pick up the free Marvel Previews: Dark Reign Edition in-stores the same day as Secret Invasion #8. (12/3/08) Rated T …$3.99

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Jack Hastings rated Prowler #1 May 5, 2017
4.0

Prowler #1

By: Sean Ryan, Jamal Campbell
Released: Oct 26, 2016

"CLONE CONSPIRACY" TIE-IN!
Even a super hero's life can get boring. Double-check your gear. Patrol the city. Save the innocent. Report back to your boss, The Jackal. Wait, what? Why is Prowler working for The Jackal? What does the resurrected Madame Web have to do with him? And what has Prowler already done that may have compromised him?!
R...

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8.0

Doctor Strange: The Oath #1

By: Brian K. Vaughan, Marcos Martin
Released: Oct 4, 2006

Doctor Strange embarks on the most important investigation of his career, as he sets out to solve an attempted murder--his own! And with his best friend near death, Strange turns to an unexpected corner of the Marvel Universe to recruit a new ally.

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Jack Hastings rated Star Wars #24 May 5, 2017
7.5

Star Wars #24

By: Jason Aaron, Jorge Molina
Released: Oct 26, 2016

• Sergeant Kreel and SCAR Squad are on board the Harbinger...
•  ...and they specialize in taking down rebels - hard!
•  Can Luke and company make it off the Star Destroyer alive?
Rated T

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9.0

Star Wars: Poe Dameron #7

By: Charles Soule, Angel Unzueta
Released: Oct 26, 2016

o  Even Resistance soldier Poe Dameron deserves a day off to meet an old friend.
o  But what happens when that old friend is the famed journalist Suralinda Javos with a secret story on the evil First Order?
o  Mayhem ensues when Poe and Suralinda find themselves trapped with a giant First Order target on thei...

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Jack Hastings rated Ultimates #12 May 5, 2017
4.5

Ultimates #12

By: Al Ewing, Christian Ward
Released: Oct 26, 2016

CIVIL WAR II TIE-IN!
•  As the heroes meet in final battle - is there any saving the Ultimates? Or have they found the one problem they can't solve?
•  Meanwhile, in the depths of space, the Lifebringer comes to a decision that will change the team forever - if they survive!
•  Are you ready....

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7.5

Outcast By Kirkman & Azaceta #2

By: Robert Kirkman, Paul Azaceta
Released: Jul 30, 2014

"IT WATCHES FROM THE DARKNESS"
In the second issue of KIRKMAN & AZACETA's horror epic, Kyle Barnes is still reeling from the revelations about demonic possession last issue and what they may mean about the time his mother was possessed.

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8.0

Outcast By Kirkman & Azaceta #1

By: Robert Kirkman, Paul Azaceta
Released: Jun 25, 2014

NEW HORROR SERIES FROM THE WALKING DEAD CREATOR ROBERT KIRKMAN! Kyle Barnes has been plagued by demonic possession all his life and now he needs answers. Unfortunately, what he uncovers along the way could bring about the end of life on Earth as we know it.

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8.0

The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina #2

By: Roberto Aguirre Sacasa, Robert Hack
Released: Apr 15, 2015

New ongoing series! After the shocking revelations of last issue, Sabrina's mortal boyfriend Harvey doesn't quite seem himself. In fact, he doesn't seem human. His body's there, but his soul is... elsewhere. When the Witches' Council refuses to help her, Sabrina turns to Madame Satan for comfort, playing right into her evil schemes. This dar...

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8.5

This was nothing like I expected, but in a good way. It reminded me of a 90s Vertigo comic.

The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina #1

By: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Robert Hack
Released: Oct 8, 2014

New Ongoing Series! Terror is born anew in this dark reimagining of Sabrina the Teenage Witch's origin. On the eve of her sixteenth birthday, the young sorceress finds herself at a crossroads, having to choose between an unearthly destiny and her mortal boyfriend, Harvey. But a foe from her family's past has arrived in Greendale, Madame Sata...

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Jack Hastings rated Mirror #5 Apr 30, 2017
3.0

Mirror #5

By: Emma Rios, Hwei Lim
Released: Jul 13, 2016

END OF STORY ARC
Even mountains crumble.

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Jack Hastings rated Limbo #5 Apr 30, 2017
6.0

Limbo #5

By: Dan Watters, Caspar Wijngaard
Released: Mar 9, 2016

With our detective missing, Sandy travels through dreams, memories, and the spaces in-between to where the dead reside...

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Jack Hastings rated Limbo #6 Apr 30, 2017
7.0

Limbo #6

By: Dan Watters, Caspar Wijngaard
Released: Apr 13, 2016

    MINISERIES CONCLUSION
The case of the Thumb draws to a violent close. Secrets are dragged from the static, and our detective finds out what kind of man he really is...

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Jack Hastings rated Punisher Noir #1 Apr 30, 2017
8.0

Punisher Noir #1

By: Frank Tieri, Paul Azaceta
Released: Aug 19, 2009

It’s the Roaring Twenties and mobster Dutch Schultz's iron-fisted reign is about to meet its greatest challenge. But will the greatest threat to his criminal empire come from Thomas Dewey and the government? Will it come from fellow mobsters like Lucky Luciano or Al Capone? No, it'll come in the form of a man sporting a familiar skull symbol and ...

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Jack Hastings rated Sigil #3 Apr 30, 2017
7.5

Sigil #3

By: Mike Carey, Jelena Kevic Djurdjevic
Released: May 18, 2011

The El Cazador and the Red Harvest, are racing for the same prize: a millennia-old secret weapon. Samantha Rey knows the way, but October is able to guess her every move - and the Red Harvest doesn't have to stop when it runs out of ocean...

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Jack Hastings rated Sigil #2 Apr 30, 2017
7.5

Sigil #2

By: Mike Carey, Jelena Kevic Djurdjevic
Released: Apr 20, 2011

Sam Rey finds herself on the pirate ship El Cazador in the 17th Century, face-to-face with the man who killed her mother. Now she just has to make sure that he doesn’t do the same to her!

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8.5

Civil War II: Kingpin #4

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Ricardo Lopez Ortiz
Released: Oct 19, 2016

• He may be a criminal, but Wilson Fisk is a self-made man. He's worked hard to secure his empire. He built it from the ground up.
•  And now that Fisk knows one of his men has betrayed him in an attempt to take away his life's work, he's prepared to give his all to put an end to the mutiny.
•  After ...

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8.0

Wolverine: Old Man Logan Giant-Size #1

By: Mark Millar, Steve McNiven
Released: Sep 23, 2009

“OLD MAN LOGAN” Part 8 (of 8) Prepare yourselves for the most brutal battle in the history of comics as Wolverine returns—and unleashes a tidal wave of bloody revenge! It’s Wolverine versus the Hulk Gang to the death!

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4.5

Siege Epilogue: Fallen Son #1

By: Paul Jenkins, Tom Raney
Released: May 12, 2010

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Jack Hastings rated Mirror #4 Apr 25, 2017
3.5

Mirror #4

By: Emma Rios, Hwei Lim
Released: May 18, 2016

Dawn comes to all dreamers.

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Jack Hastings rated Mirror #3 Apr 25, 2017
3.0

Mirror #3

By: Emma Rios, Hwei Lim
Released: Apr 20, 2016

As old heroes falter, a humble minotaur seeks a path to escape the labyrinth.

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Jack Hastings rated Mirror #2 Apr 25, 2017
2.5

Mirror #2

By: Emma Rios, Hwei Lim
Released: Mar 23, 2016

STORY: EMMA RÍOS
ART / COVER: HWEI LIM

A man-made child returns home to take a dangerous gamble in the colony's darker days.

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Jack Hastings rated Limbo #4 Apr 25, 2017
7.5

Limbo #4

By: Dan Watters, Caspar Wijngaard
Released: Feb 10, 2016

Something is slithering under the stagnant waters of the swamp, and our detective finds himself face to face with some old friends...

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Jack Hastings rated Limbo #3 Apr 25, 2017
6.5

Limbo #3

By: Dan Watters, Caspar Wijngaard
Released: Jan 13, 2016

A parade hits Dedande City, and after the trials of last issue our detective could do with some time off. It's normal to let you hair down at these things. Have a dance. Have a couple of drinks. Puke up some snakes...

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