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Quinn reviewed Batman #77 Aug 21, 2019
2.5

Let me catch you up. Damian ignores dire warnings and gets his ass handed to him by Old Batman. Bane Kills Alfred as a warning to all other Bat family members. They have Damian and they'll do the same to him if they come to Gotham. I really hope they storm Gotham and Damian gets his head crushed.

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Batman #77

By: Tom King, Tony Daniel
Released: Aug 21, 2019

"City of Bane" continues! The last of the independent villains are on the run, leaving Gotham City entirely to Bane and his cronies-including Flashpoint Batman and Gotham Girl! Though this means a semblance of peace on the streets, the iron grip of tyranny is squeezing all life out of Gotham. And with Bane's machinations keeping other heroes out, t...

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myconius - Aug 22, 2019

With a better writer it was a great story. it was called Knightfall by Chuck Dixon. a real comic writer. not this fly-by-night shoemaker.

Darkseid24 - Aug 24, 2019

True.

DDJamesB reviewed House of X #2 Aug 18, 2019
9.0

I'm only on my 3rd X men comic ever and this hits it out of the park. Great story that explains why it's so dofferent but makes total sense.

House of X #2

By: Jonathan Hickman, Pepe Larraz
Released: Aug 7, 2019

Learn the truth about one of the X-Men's closest allies...and then begin the fight for the future of mutantkind! Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (AVENGERS, SECRET WARS, FANTASTIC FOUR) continues reshaping the X-Men's world with Marvel Young Gun artist Pepe Larraz (EXTERMINATION, AVENGERS)!
Rated T+

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DDJamesB rated Gideon Falls #16 Aug 15, 2019
8.5

Gideon Falls #16

By: Jeff Lemire, Andrea Sorrentino
Released: Aug 14, 2019

    END OF STORY ARC! "ALL THOSE LITTLE SCARS": The pulse-pounding conclusion to "Season 3" of the hottest supernatural horror story in comics! Clara is finally reunited with her missing brother, Danny-but The Laughing Man doesn't give up his acolytes without a bloody battle!

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DDJamesB rated Fantastic Four #13 Aug 15, 2019
8.0

Fantastic Four #13

By: Dan Slott, Sean Izaakse
Released: Aug 14, 2019

The clock is ticking down. The moment is almost at hand. That do-or-die instant where Ben Grimm will either find the will to win -
or be annihilated by the fighting-mad Immortal Hulk!
Rated T

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DDJamesB rated Loki #2 Aug 15, 2019
8.0

Loki #2

By: Daniel Kibblesmith, Oscar Bazaldua
Released: Aug 14, 2019

ESCAPE FROM STARK UNLIMITED!
Restless with his new duties after the War of the Realms, Loki seeks out the advice of the closest thing Earth has to a king - TONY STARK, THE INVINCIBLE IRON MAN! - Close enough, right? But it turns out old Shell-head isn't happy to see Loki on account of all that stuff he did. Now the God of Mischief/Stories/Evil/...

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8.0

A fun read and as weird as it got it stayed true to Spidey and was very enjoyable.

Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man #10

By: Tom Taylor
Released: Aug 14, 2019

Bring on the Bad Guys
•  The climactic end of arc 2 puts Spider-Man face to face with a villain who's been secretly plaguing the Marvel Universe since WWII!
•  This villain weaponizes pain and uses Spider-Man's painful history to threaten the Web-Slinger like never before!
Rated T

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DDJamesB reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #27 Aug 14, 2019
7.0

While it is entertaining and really fun I just dont get why this came adter such a build for Kindred. I also dint buy for one secind that a group of villians wouldnt kill Spidey if given a clear shot.

Amazing Spider-Man #27

By: Nick Spencer, Kev Walker
Released: Aug 14, 2019

• There is a new Sinister Syndicate!
•  Beetle, Electro, Lady Octopus, Scorpia and White Rabbit have come together for one reason: TO HUNT BOOMERANG!
•  Spidey knew having Boomerang as a roommate would come back to bite him, but not like this.
Rated T

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DDJamesB reviewed Miles Morales: Spider-Man #9 Aug 14, 2019
8.0

I always love when good ole Jefferson gets involved. Doesnt include a lot of miles but it sure does shine a light on his supporting cast

Miles Morales: Spider-Man #9

By: Saladin Ahmed, Javi Garron
Released: Aug 14, 2019

• If Miles is going to escape this new villain, their shadowy masters and diabolical tests, he'll need help!
•  Good thing his dad's a former Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D.! And there's no price Jeff wouldn't pay to get his son back.
•  But the trade may come back to haunt them, as one of the most formidable f...

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DDJamesB reviewed Hawkman #15 Aug 14, 2019
8.0

Hawkman is awesome. This arc had me worried coming off the last arc but it has not been disappointing.

Hawkman #15

By: Robert Venditti, Pat Olliffe
Released: Aug 14, 2019

Following Lex Luthor's "gift," the new and improved Shadow Thief toys with the wounded Hawkman. Carter Hall desperately seeks help from the only other shadow mystic more powerful than Shadow Thief: the Shade!

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DDJamesB reviewed Silver Surfer: Black #3 Aug 14, 2019
9.0

This is a really great book. The art and story just keep your attention and I can't wait to read more

Silver Surfer: Black #3

By: Donny Cates, Tradd Moore
Released: Aug 14, 2019

• The Surfer's power is fading!
•  Is this the end of Norrin Radd as the all-consuming darkness descends upon him?
•  Or will help come in the form of an unexpected ally?
Rated T+

DDJamesB reviewed Absolute Carnage #1 Aug 12, 2019
9.0

A really good start to this event. If you've been reading venom and all the tie ins since cates took over its definitely very rewarding. The art is just fantastic.

Absolute Carnage #1

By: Donny Cates, Ryan Stegman
Released: Aug 7, 2019

After turning Venom's world upside down a year ago, DONNY CATES and RYAN STEGMAN are about to put the Sinister Symbiote through hell again, only this time CARNAGE has come calling, and everyone who's ever worn a symbiote is dead in his sights! He's skirted the periphery of the Marvel Universe for months, but Cletus Kasady at last stands poised to m...

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DDJamesB added Absolute Carnage (2019) to their pull list Aug 12, 2019

Absolute Carnage (2019)

After turning Venom's world upside down a year ago, DONNY CATES and RYAN STEGMAN are about to put the Sinister Symbiote through hell again, only this time CARNAGE has come calling, and everyone who's ever worn a symbiote is dead in his sights! He's skirted the periphery of the Marvel Universe for months, but Cletus Kasady at last stands poised to m...

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DDJamesB reviewed Punisher #14 Aug 11, 2019
7.0

Another good book fundamentally but the story is played out and would like to see it closed.

Punisher #14

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Szymon Kudranski
Released: Aug 7, 2019

WAR IN THE STREETS!
•  Zemo's battle against the Punisher hits the streets of Manhattan!
•  It's all-out war...just the way Frank likes it.
•  Someone's brought backup for Frank, but the Punisher doesn't play well with others...
Parental Advisory

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DDJamesB reviewed Immortal Hulk #22 Aug 11, 2019
8.0

A set up issue for the final showdown. Next issue should be great.

Immortal Hulk #22

By: Al Ewing, Joe Bennett
Released: Aug 7, 2019

• Shadow Base has one goal: to stop the monsters, the forces of chaos - And give their power to men of order.
•  But the monsters have goals of their own. And now they're working together.
•  RICK JONES remembers everything... and you wouldn't like him when he's angry.
Rated T+

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DDJamesB reviewed Savage Avengers #4 Aug 11, 2019
7.0

This one wasnt that good. I think the whole part with venom was a little confusing. Is this the real venom or just another symbiote? Not sure where this fits in continuity.

Savage Avengers #4

By: Gerry Duggan, Mike Deodato
Released: Aug 7, 2019

• The one evil wizard to rule them all, Kulan Gath has succeeded in summoning an ancient evil...and he's already hard at work on his next terrible plan.
•  Conan swings his savage symbiotic sword against the forces of darkness...
•  ...and Frank Castle has the worst day of his life. (If you don't cou...

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8.0

This one actually surprised me. This series had some moments but overall was pretty moronic. This actually ended it nicely and was the best one in the series.

Cosmic Ghost Rider Destroys Marvel History #6

By: Paul Scheer, Todd Nauck
Released: Aug 7, 2019

• The aftermath of Frank Castle's fateful clash with the mob! As the smoke clears, only one family is left standing...but can Frank live with the changes he's made to his own history?
•  And more importantly, can the timestream?
•  Find out in this epic conclusion!
Parental Advisory

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DDJamesB added Cosmic Ghost Rider Destroys Marvel History to their pull list Aug 8, 2019

Cosmic Ghost Rider Destroys Marvel History

The Cosmic Ghost Rider is stuck in the past, so he might as well have some fun with the origins of the Marvel Universe, right?! After going back in time and trying to kill Thanos as a baby, Frank Castle has sworn off trying to alter history. But when he arrives in Earth's past at the birth of the Fantastic Four, how can he resist jumping in on the ...

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DDJamesB reviewed Daredevil #9 Aug 8, 2019
8.0

This run is great.

Daredevil #9

By: Chip Zdarsky, Lalit Kumar Sharma
Released: Aug 7, 2019

• There's a new DAREDEVIL in town, and Matt Murdock has no idea who it is!
•  Neither does Cole North, the tough-as-nails detective who's been hot on the Guardian Devil's trail for weeks.
•  Can Matt Murdock truly live a life without Daredevil? Can Cole?
Rated T+

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6.0

Not worth 5 bucks but, I enjoyed it for what it was.

Web Of Venom: Funeral Pyre #1

By: Cullen Bunn, Alberto Jimenez Alburquerque
Released: Jul 24, 2019

For weeks, the serial killer called Carnage has been hunting former symbiote hosts and killing them. Next on his list is ANDI BENTON, formerly MANIA, who's back to living in Philadelphia and without any symbiote to save her...

The path of bodies that leads to ABSOLUTE CARNAGE continues here!
Rated T+

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DDJamesB reviewed Fantastic Four #12 Aug 4, 2019
7.0

I liked the artist. As for the story it seems a little random but overall the selling point of the FF are the characters and there is definitely good charcter work throughout.

Fantastic Four #12

By: Dan Slott, Sean Izaakse
Released: Jul 31, 2019

Ben and Alicia are off on their dream honeymoon in a remote tropical paradise...until someone decides to crash it. Or should we say SMASH IT?! Get ready for the biggest HULK VS. THING FIGHT OF THE CENTURY! PLUS: The saga of the Future Foundation by Jeremy Whitley and Wil Robson!
Rated T

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DDJamesB reviewed Ice Cream Man #13 Aug 4, 2019
7.0

I'm not sire what to think of this one. I like the idea but this story kind of lost me all the repitiveness.

Ice Cream Man #13

By: W. Maxwell Prince, Martin Morazzo
Released: Jul 31, 2019

NEW STORY ARC!
"PALINDROMES"": What if you could have it both ways?

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7.5

I thought it was a way more involved origin story than it should have been but, Spidey is written so well that you let it go and just enjoy the trip.

Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man #9

By: Tom Taylor, Ken Lashley
Released: Jul 31, 2019

A terrifying new villain is causing major problems for Spider-Man and his neighborhood. What does he want with your favorite wall-crawler? PLUS: The secret history of THE RUMOR!
Rated T

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DDJamesB reviewed The Batman Who Laughs #7 Aug 4, 2019
8.0

Its a well drawn staisfying conclusion to the series. I really enjoyed this story.

The Batman Who Laughs #7

By: Scott Snyder, Jock
Released: Jul 31, 2019

It's the final showdown between Batman and the Batman Who Laughs... but how do you defeat a foe who knows your every instinct and every move? Bruce Wayne will have to outsmart Bruce Wayne in this ultimate test of good versus evil. You can't miss this finale to the epic miniseries that will tear up the very foundations of Gotham City!

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DDJamesB reviewed Captain America #12 Aug 4, 2019
6.5

I thought bendis books had little action and moved at a snail pace but, Coates is defintely giving him a run for his money. Some parts in this were just awkward and once again the plot moves extremely slow. Not really much going on in this book but overall has some charm and writing that is keeping me around.

Captain America #12

By: Ta-Nehisi Coates, Adam Kubert
Released: Jul 31, 2019

"CAPTAIN OF NOTHING" CONCLUDES!
Captain America is a fugitive! So Captain America must disappear! But that doesn't mean that Steve Rogers has to give up the fight to prove his innocence and bring the true murderer to justice! It's time for Cap to try something new!
Rated T+

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DDJamesB reviewed Avengers #22 Aug 2, 2019
8.5

I actually rhought this issue was really coolc. Looking forward to how this arc plays out

Avengers #22

By: Jason Aaron, Stefano Caselli
Released: Jul 31, 2019

THE CHALLENGE OF THE GHOST RIDERS STARTS HERE! Robbie Reyes wants to get rid of the flame-headed monster inside him. So it's time to do the common sense thing: perform an exorcism on his car. Only problem is, Johnny Blaze, the king of Hell, has some plans of his own for the newest Ghost Rider and his Avengers friends.
Rated T+

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DDJamesB reviewed Valkyrie: Jane Foster #1 Jul 25, 2019
8.0

This was way better than expected. I really enjoyed it and the art was really a great fit. And for the villian, its so weird it works.

Valkyrie: Jane Foster #1

By: Jason Aaron, Cafu
Released: Jul 24, 2019

JANE FOSTER STARS IN AN ALL-NEW NEW ONGOING SERIES! A new hero emerges straight from the pages of THE WAR OF THE REALMS! For years, you knew her as Dr. Jane Foster, one of Thor's most steadfast companions. Then you knew her as Thor, the Goddess of Thunder, who took up the mantle when no other hero - god or human - was worthy. Now Jane takes on a ne...

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The-MJP - Jul 28, 2019

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DDJamesB - Jul 29, 2019

Youre so odd. Its a comic book. Enjoy it or dont read it. Hope you find something you like.

6.5

Honestly, I expected more. I wish the series was longer and theyd give more depth but aince its only 6 issues this literally goes through the moments so quickly that its really not alot to ponder. Its just galactus discussing events and things that have happened. It is kind of interesting though.

History of the Marvel Universe #1

By: Mark Waid, Javier Rodriguez
Released: Jul 24, 2019

ALL-NEW STORY BY LEGENDARY CREATOR MARK WAID! Everything you ever wanted to know about the Marvel Universe - in one lavishly illustrated series! From the Big Bang to the twilight of existence, HISTORY OF THE MARVEL UNIVERSE chronicles completely, for the first time, everything that was, is or will be! Lushly illustrated text tells the complete stor...

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DDJamesB reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #26 Jul 25, 2019
7.5

Not horrible but can we actually get on the road with kindred already. This seems like an issue that is more filler than anything. Plus if youre not that crazy about the new syndicate. This wont help.

Amazing Spider-Man #26

By: Nick Spencer, Kev Walker
Released: Jul 24, 2019

Boomerang's influence is finally felt, and Spider-Man joins the Superior Foes!
Wait, that's not possible, is it? IS IT?!?!
Rated T

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DDJamesB reviewed House of X #1 Jul 25, 2019
8.0

The beginning was a little hard to get into but it slowly got very interesting. I like the idea of it. Ive never read an X-Men comic in my life but, I heard the hype and tried it out. Not dissapointed.

House of X #1

By: Jonathan Hickman, Pepe Larraz
Released: Jul 24, 2019

FACE THE FUTURE! Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (SECRET WARS, AVENGERS, FANTASTIC FOUR) takes the reins of the X-Men universe! Since the release of Uncanny X-Men #1, there have been four seminal moments in the history of the X-Men. Giant-Sized X-Men. X-Men. Age of Apocalypse. New X-Men. Four iconic series that introduced a new era for Marvel's m...

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DDJamesB added Batman: Curse of the White Knight to their pull list Jul 24, 2019

Batman: Curse of the White Knight

In this explosive sequel to the critically acclaimed blockbuster BATMAN: WHITE KNIGHT from writer/artist Sean Murphy, The Joker recruits Azrael to help him expose a shocking secret from the Wayne family's legacy-and to run Gotham City into the ground! As Batman rushes to protect the city and his loved ones from danger, the mystery of his ancestry u...

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