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JoseAmor reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #790 Oct 26, 2017
8.5

Peter's back to being on the bottom, but at least he's got a friend to work stuff out with. Another excellent issue that wraps up some nice loose ends that have been dangling for a minute, while also setting up for a coming change in Parker's world. Immonen needs to never leave this book.

Amazing Spider-Man #790

By: Dan Slott, Stuart Immonen
Released: Oct 25, 2017

THE FALL OF PARKER Part 2
Down on your luck Peter Parker is back, for good or ill. New York has changed, and so has Peter - but entering a new phase of his Spider-Man life isn't easy; neither are new relationships OR new foes. Peter Parker is not the Spider-Man you remember, but why is he taking his fight to THE DAILY BUGLE? And what happened t...

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JoseAmor reviewed All-New Wolverine #26 Oct 26, 2017
9.0

Really great issue. The Orphans of X are intense with the torture and the weird family setting. Daken is always welcome. Gabby is funny. The mystery of what exactly is going on its intriguing. Can't wait for next month.

All-New Wolverine #26

By: Tom Taylor, Juan Cabal
Released: Oct 25, 2017

ORPHANS OF X Part 2
The mysterious and deadly ORPHANS OF X continue to unfold their terrible plan for LAURA and those close to her...but how are they connected to WOLVERINE? And what do they know about LAURA and her past? Also featuring the charismatic and deadly son of Logan - DAKEN!
Rated T+

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JoseAmor reviewed Teen Titans #13 Oct 26, 2017
8.0

It's nice to see some plot threads, like the team challenging Robin's leadership or Robin's teaming up with the Green Arrow, are picked up and referenced here. It gives the book a nice sense of continuity. The introduction of the Red Arrow and Kid Flash as new potential members of the team is pretty exciting, and the conflict at the end will be fun to see them all resolve.

Teen Titans #13

By: Ben Percy, Mirka Andolfo
Released: Oct 25, 2017

"HARD TARGET"! Still recovering from the events of DARK DAYS: METAL, the Teen Titans decide they need a day off...but their plans are soon interrupted when the one and only Green Arrow demands that his younger sister Emiko join the team! Are the Teen Titans about to get a new member? Or will Emiko Queen be Damian's undoing?
RATED T

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JoseAmor reviewed Weapon X #10 Oct 26, 2017
7.0

The revelation of Dr. Alba's plan and how insanely fucked up it is is pretty dark and I enjoyed it. It was nice to see more of the title team working together since we get so little of the 3 back up characters, but Laura, as much as I love her, is still drawing attention away from a team that we already have had very little time with. I'm enjoying the direction the Weapon H story is going now, but more

Weapon X #10

By: Greg Pak, Marc Borstel
Released: Oct 25, 2017

THE HUNT FOR WEAPON H: PART 4
"    LOGAN learns there is a facility with information on WEAPON H's past
"    Weapon H is under
"    Will SABERTOOTH find a way to kill Weapon H before its past is uncovered?

Rated T+

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JoseAmor added Weapon X (2017) to their pull list Oct 26, 2017

Weapon X (2017)

Decades ago, the Weapon X program produced the deadliest mutant killers on the planet. Now, with more research, more funding and more Adamantium at its disposal, the Weapon X program is creating new killers for old targets: Old Man Logan. Sabretooth. Lady Deathstrike. Weapon X isn't just experimenting on mutants anymore...it's eradicating them. All...

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5.5

David's dialogue in these last two issues is seriously atrocious. I'm not sure if he's just phoning it in but why is Ben suddenly using British slang? It's just so stilted that it prevents me from enjoying the story, which is actually starting to get interesting with Ricochet's addition to the mix. Bagley's art is great as always, but not enough to make up for the poor writing.

Ben Reilly: The Scarlet Spider #9

By: Peter David, Will Sliney
Released: Oct 25, 2017

• There's a new Hornet in the skies over Las Vegas, but his identity remains a mystery! Who's pulling his strings, and what's their connection to the Scarlet Spider?
•  And will anyone from his past have anything to say about it?
Rated T+

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JoseAmor added Ben Reilly: The Scarlet Spider to their pull list Oct 26, 2017

Ben Reilly: The Scarlet Spider

One of the most controversial characters in comics has returned - and the controversy has only BEGUN! In the aftermath of THE CLONE CONSPIRACY, Ben has a new take on life...and he's not the same Scarlet Spider he was before. Come witness what will be the most talked about comic of the year!
Rated T+

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JoseAmor reviewed Angel Season 11 #10 Oct 26, 2017
8.5

An interesting study in what regret is and how we overcome it. Both Angel and Illyria (and Fred) have differing ideas in how to deal with regret, but here is Angel's biggest regret playing out in front of him. No flashy monsters to beat here, just world ending decisions being averted. Angel's forced sacrifice in comparison to Illyria's emotional catharsis she received by changing history earlier more

Angel Season 11 #10

By: Corinna Bechko, Geraldo Borges
Released: Oct 25, 2017

Having forced a weakened Illyria to transport him to the time right before his own siring, Angel is determined to make a change-a change that could challenge his own existence. Deaf to the reasoning of Fred and Illyria, will this friend and goddess be able to stop the guilt-ridden vampire? And should they?

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JoseAmor reviewed X-Men: Blue #14 Oct 26, 2017
6.5

Everything is working out a little too well for our heroes in this Mojoverse. Back to back with Gold the way this arc is, the art really can't hold a candle to its sister series. The twist at the end was a little interesting but honestly I'm ready for this crossover to be done with.

X-Men: Blue #14

By: Cullen Bunn, Jorge Molina
Released: Oct 25, 2017

MOJO WORLDWIDE! Part 4
Continuing from X-MEN GOLD #14, JEAN GREY and her team fight side by side with KITTY PRYDE and her team! But can MOJO be defeated when he's got the  power of history on his side? It's going to take one unlikely Mojoverse ally to help our heroes out!
Rated T+

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JoseAmor added X-Men: Blue (2017) to their pull list Oct 26, 2017

X-Men: Blue (2017)

THE ORIGINALS!
Join MARVEL GIRL, CYCLOPS, BEAST, ICEMAN and ANGEL as they reclaim the title of X-MEN. After the world-shaking events of IVX, the original five X-Men are here to bring mutant criminals to justice and restore a heroic sheen to their team. But with a new leader in JEAN GREY and a new mentor in their "arch-frenemy" MAGNETO, will ol...

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JoseAmor reviewed Runaways #2 Oct 12, 2017
9.0

Gert's back! Classic Runaways. Very jarring twist ending, followed by another ominous reveal.

Runaways #2

By: Rainbow Rowell, Kris Anka
Released: Oct 11, 2017

• The RUNAWAYS are back, but are they ever, ever, ever getting back together?
•  Did Chase and Gert's love survive their time apart? Have Karolina and Nico's feelings made their friendship impossible? What emotional land mines lie in wait to DESTROY the Runaways?!
•  And should we be more worried about those, or about the shadowy...

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JoseAmor reviewed Hulk #11 Oct 12, 2017
8.5

A hilarious one shot that also nods to the background threat looming closer, builds character development, and breaks the fourth wall. What more could you ask for? Also a nice break after a pretty dark and intense first 10 issues.

Hulk #11

By: Mariko Tamaki, Sebastian Bachan Carrillo
Released: Oct 11, 2017

JEN WALTERS here, asking you to kindly pre-order your copy of HULK #11...or else I'll come into your shop and rip up all of your issues of ASTONISHING X-MEN #1! That last-page reveal won't be so revealing when it's in shreds on the floor...What? No, I'm not deflecting. Yes, the events of the last arc WERE challenging, but I'm fine...Listen, I just ...

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JoseAmor reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #789 Oct 12, 2017
8.5

A hilarious and sad look at Parker's life now, with some great character building and set up for a good arc that looks to get Peter back to his roots.

Amazing Spider-Man #789

By: Dan Slott, Stuart Immonen
Released: Oct 11, 2017

THE FALL OF PARKER Part 1
Down on your luck Peter Parker is back, for good or ill. New York has changed, and so has Peter - but entering a new phase of his Spider-Man life isn't easy; neither are new relationships OR new foes. Peter Parker is not the Spider-Man you remember, but why is he taking his fight to THE DAILY BUGLE? And what happened t...

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JoseAmor reviewed X-Men: Blue #13 Oct 12, 2017
7.0

While the story is good, Mojo's onslaught of the X-men is so frantic that it's hard to keep up with everything going on, and not enough time is devoted to each group. I'm pretty upset about a certain character's potential being (maybe) squandered too.

X-Men: Blue #13

By: Cullen Bunn, Jorge Molina
Released: Oct 11, 2017

MOJO WORLDWIDE Part 2
The X-Men may have bitten off more than they can chew when the Mojoverse continues its bizarre invasion of MANHATTAN! JEAN GREY and her team fight side by side with KITTY PRYDE and her team...but can MOJO be defeated when he's got the X-Men's greatest hits weaponized against them? Or will an unlikely alley come to the resc...

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JoseAmor reviewed Royals #9 Oct 12, 2017
8.5

I hope Rodriguez never stops drawing this story. The Progenitor planet looks trippy and weird, and the set up here is incredible. I still don't understand what future Maximus is up to, nor do I enjoy Medusa/Gorgon.

Royals #9

By: Al Ewing, Javier Rodriguez
Released: Oct 4, 2017

FIRE FROM HEAVEN Part 1
If the Inhuman race was born of Kree experiments, then who made the Kree? Enter the Progenitors! Meanwhile the Inhuman Royal Family, led by Black Bolt and Medusa, are searching for the Prima Materia-the original Terrigen. But even if they find the chemical that will save their dying race...can they escape the revenge of ...

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JoseAmor reviewed Dark Nights: Metal #3 Oct 12, 2017
8.5

Pretty much perfect, if it wasn't for that ridiculous hidden message in the notes. Really sets up for a nice adventure, and a very good twist means very bad things for the good guys.

Dark Nights: Metal #3

By: Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo
Released: Oct 11, 2017

Superman is pulled into the mystery of the Dark Multiverse while the Justice League follows the trail to a weapon that could keep the forces of the Dark Multiverse at bay!

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7.5

A pretty strong close to the first chapter of this title that I'm honestly surprised is still around. All previous elements were brought back in to play a role, whether they fit into the story naturally or not. It will be interesting what effect this has on Normie when we catch up to everyone eight years later.

Amazing Spider-Man: Renew Your Vows #12

By: Ryan Stegman, Brian Level
Released: Oct 11, 2017

• It all comes down to this!
•  Normie Osborn vs. the Spider-Family!
•  Everything changes after this. Guaranteed.
Rated T

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JoseAmor reviewed All-New Wolverine #25 Oct 12, 2017
7.5

Great artwork. Decent start to the new Legacy art that ties back into Laura's past. An interesting twist ending I didn't see coming. Less Daken than I was hoping for.

All-New Wolverine #25

By: Tom Taylor, Juan Cabal
Released: Oct 11, 2017

ORPHANS OF X Part 1
DAKEN, the enigmatic son of Logan, has been kidnapped and it's up to the ALL-NEW WOLVERINE to find him. But when the trail leads Laura, a genetic clone of the original Wolverine, back to the FACILITY where she was created and tortured, she will find new horrors waiting for her.  Who are the ORPHANS OF X and what do...

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JoseAmor reviewed Avengers #672 Oct 12, 2017
8.5

A crossover clash that's been building for a year, Avengers vs Champions delivers on all the interpersonal drama without sacrificing any action. The only negative is del Mundo's absence.

Avengers #672

By: Mark Waid, Jesus Saiz
Released: Oct 4, 2017

WORLDS COLLIDE Part 1
Following the events of GENERATIONS comes the long-promised clash between the Avengers and the Champions! The countdown has started as the High Evolutionary, a twisted scientist determined to create a better world at all costs, sets the Earth on a collision course with destruction! The Avengers and the Champions are ready ...

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JoseAmor reviewed Weapon X #9 Oct 12, 2017
6.0

Not the greatest. I wish there was more team building in the actual team, and Laura's inclusion felt extremely unnecessary. Weapon H and Dr. Alba do make for a pretty formidable threat, but I'm ready to move past this Hulkverine stuff.

Weapon X #9

By: Greg Pak, Marc Borstel
Released: Oct 11, 2017

THE HUNT FOR WEAPON H: PART 3

"    SABERTOOTH believes WEAPON H must die, but OLD MAN LOGAN is intent on stopping him before he can.  
"    Weapon H is looking for answers, but only finds more questions and a more violent path.
"    Will Logan find Weapon H before its purpose is fulfilled?
"    Guest starring A...

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JoseAmor reviewed Weapon X #8 Sep 15, 2017
8.0

The hunt for Weapon H is still going strong. The team gets their collective ass kicked (except for Domino, which provides the issue with some much needed levity and fun character interactions) and we as readers get to see what the Hulkverine is capable of. The monstrosity itself continues to be fleshed out as a person, making the conflict multi-faceted on both sides. The awesome end reveal bumped more

Weapon X #8

By: Fred Van Lente, Marc Borstel
Released: Sep 13, 2017

THE HUNT FOR WEAPON H: PART 2
o  Doctor Alba's macabre experiments for the Weapon X program turned one of America's Finest into a behemoth imbued with genetics gifts of the Hulk and Wolverine.
o  Despite countless iterations, only he survived... What made him the perfect vessel for the curse? And how far will Doctor Alba go to recover ...

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JoseAmor reviewed X-Men: Gold #4 May 18, 2017
8.0

While I do find that Blue has been a more consistently interesting and imaginative book so far, this issue to me seems to move past the awkward start and begin to build a stronger second arc, even if it does echo the one-and-done story Blue just did with mutant sentinels. Gambit is always a welcome addition, and I like the seeds sown during Storm and Logan's police scene. Rachel's psy-skills, whil more

X-Men: Gold #4

By: Marc Guggenheim, Ardian Syaf
Released: May 17, 2017

• Mutantkind's dearest delinquent is back!
•  GAMBIT is up to his old tricks - namely, getting in over his head...
•  But will the X-Men be able to pull their prodigal prowler out of the fire when things finally get too hot for the ragin' Cajun?
Rated T+

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JoseAmor reviewed Generation X #1 May 17, 2017
7.5

A good, almost great first issue, except it is a little too familiar, a little too we've seen it all before. Jubilee as the adult is a great lens character, one that almost everyone will be able to relate to in some way. The kids themselves are barely given any major characterization, instead just given brief introductions of their powersets. Overall a decent start to an X series that I'm excited more

Generation X #1

By: Christina Strain, Amilcar Pinna
Released: May 17, 2017

The Xavier Institute for Mutant Education and Outreach has opened its doors and is ready to foster the next generation of heroes and diplomats! But this time around, the X-Men recognize an unfortunate truth: not all mutants are created equal. Some mutants are not made to fight Sentinels or serve as ambassadors on behalf of their kind. Some mutants ...

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JoseAmor reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #27 May 10, 2017
9.0

Spider-Man continues on excellent trajectory since the ending of the Clone Conspiracy. Osborn's master plan and revelations are devious and entertaining. After the way Norman's identity was treated back in Superior, I'm really glad to see Slott picking up that thread and using it to showcase more of Osborn's batshit insanity. Loved Mockingbird's part, Silver Sable's revelation was interesting and more

Amazing Spider-Man #27

By: Dan Slott, Stuart Immonen
Released: May 10, 2017

"THE OSBORN IDENTITY" PART 3!
•  Norman Osborn has slowly worked his way to a position of power in the Eastern European nation of Symkaria, and now has a goblin-ized army behind him.
•  With Symkarian hero Silver Sable at his side, Spider-Man has all the forces and weaponry that Parker Industries can gather to take the battle to Nor...

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JoseAmor reviewed X-Men: Blue #3 May 10, 2017
8.0

Solid issue with some good characterization for Jean as a team leader. I love that every member of this team really works together. It makes for good action sequences. The villain of the issue was an interesting one with unusual motivations. Blue continues to hit it out of the park while Gold struggles to keep up.

X-Men: Blue #3

By: Cullen Bunn, Jorge Molina
Released: May 10, 2017

• The X-MEN and SENTINELS get along like a house on fire...
•  ...until the X-Men meet a group of Sentinels asking for help.
•  What could these old foes want? And where do they come from? And why are they calling themselves...mutants?
Rated T+

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JoseAmor reviewed Hulk #5 Apr 26, 2017
8.5

A fascinating character study on the road to recovering from trauma, Jen's story continues to burn slowly into what will (hopefully) be an intense and worthwhile conclusion to this first arc. The lack of Hulking in a Hulk book is disappointing, but the deep character work and unique tone is the meat to this comic.

Hulk #5

By: Mariko Tamaki, Nico Leon
Released: Apr 26, 2017

A HULK UNLEASHED!
•  Ever since the tragic events of CIVIL WAR II, JENNIFER WALTERS has done everything she can to avoid transforming into her heroic other form.
•  When a string of murders point to her newest client, Jen finds that she might be in over her head without her super-strong alter ego.
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Welles - Apr 26, 2017

Agreed.

DigIt - Apr 28, 2017

Hope - that's what all the critics who like this series seem to have about the next issue. Ugh.

JoseAmor reviewed Old Man Logan #22 Apr 26, 2017
8.0

A continuation of a stylized romp through Wolverine's history. While it's fun and gorgeous to look at, there's no suspense or tension. Each scene is little more than a brief shot of something that Logan has no control over. However, the art and nostalgia carry this arc enough that it doesn't feel like filler, despite knowing we're halfway through it and have almost nothing new to show for it.

Old Man Logan #22

By: Jeff Lemire, Eric Nguyen
Released: Apr 26, 2017

HULK SMASH, OLD MAN LOGAN SNIKT!
•  It's LOGAN versus a WENDIGO and THE HULK - all over again!
•  And as he continues his journey through his own past, Logan is forced to relive an especially poignant and painful moment from his past...
•  ...Will he try to change the outcome to save a person...

JoseAmor reviewed All-New Wolverine #18 Mar 9, 2017
8.0

A year and a half ago, fans watched as Laura Kinney declared herself Wolverine in the absence of her mentor, and she did so with an optimism and fervor that called back to the days of good guys fighting bad guys because bad guys are bad. Since then, that hopefulness and cheer has been slowly beaten out of Laura, culminating in her murder of an entire town after exposure to her trigger scent. All N more

All-New Wolverine #18

By: Tom Taylor, Nicole Virella
Released: Mar 8, 2017

ENEMY OF THE STATE II CONCLUDES!
•  With her allies at her back, WOLVERINE will face off against her oldest enemy...one last time.
•  It's LAURA versus KIMURA, and only one will walk away.
•  Guest starring ANGEL, GAMBIT, NICK FURY and MORE!
Rated T+

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JoseAmor added Angel Season 11 to their pull list Feb 18, 2017

Angel Season 11

Vampire Angel is tormented by a vision linking his shameful past to something very big-and very bad-that is coming. The goddess Illyria gives Angel some insight and incentive. Then she really gets involved, and Angel discovers that it might be possible to change the future by changing the past.

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JoseAmor added Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 11 to their pull list Feb 18, 2017

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 11

Life is good for Buffy and the Scoobies with everyone finally finding a happy and calm place in their lives. But when a supernatural disaster wreaks havoc on their very existence, and the entire city of San Francisco, they are forced back into fighting form.
o Rebekah Isaacs and Christos Gage return for Season 11!
o Catch "deleted scenes" o...

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