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Grifter reviewed Immortal Hulk #39 Oct 28, 2020
10

WHAT THE ACTUAL HACK IS HAPPENING

Immortal Hulk #39

By: Al Ewing, Joe Bennett
Released: Oct 28, 2020

• Some time ago, an outside force entered Bruce Banner's system.
•  The Devil says it's the Green Scar. The Green Scar says it's the Devil. Maybe they're both right...or both wrong...
•   ...but only one of them can be the IMMORTAL
Rated T+

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DDJamesB reviewed Immortal Hulk #39 Oct 28, 2020
9.0

This was a great read. This one made everything click and just felt good to read while Bennett just was himself and killed it again. They have to be nearing the climax here. Im excited to see what happens.

Immortal Hulk #39

By: Al Ewing, Joe Bennett
Released: Oct 28, 2020

• Some time ago, an outside force entered Bruce Banner's system.
•  The Devil says it's the Green Scar. The Green Scar says it's the Devil. Maybe they're both right...or both wrong...
•   ...but only one of them can be the IMMORTAL
Rated T+

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DDJamesB reviewed Undiscovered Country #9 Oct 28, 2020
7.5

It was a really solid issue. I liked some of the ideas but it didnt really wow me. It it is a needed part of the world building but didnt have that punch that other issues have given.

Undiscovered Country #9

By: Charles Soule, Giuseppe Camuncoli
Released: Oct 28, 2020

"UNITY," Part Three
The expedition moves further into UNITY, and discovers more of the secrets of this techno-futuristic paradise version of America.

HOLLYWOOD NEWS! Acquired by New Republic Pictures after a competitive bidding war for potential franchise development. SNYDER and SOULE are attached to adapt the screenplay and serve as e...

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Nick Spencer and Co. are about to blow our minds. I CANNOT wait to see what else this arc has in store. This run reached it's peak with Sins Rising and it's only getting higher.

EDIT: That panel with Felicia winking is the cutest oml

Amazing Spider-Man #51

By: Nick Spencer, Patrick Gleason
Released: Oct 28, 2020

"LAST REMAINS" CONTINUES!
•  "LAST REMAINS" continues as Spider-Man seeks help from Doctor Strange. <SPOILER ALERT> it's not going to be enough.
•  Spider-Man does what many would find unthinkable to take the fight to Kindred.
Rated T+

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DDJamesB - Oct 28, 2020

How can you get higher than the peak?

Dark Knight Comic Fan - Oct 29, 2020

By being Nick Spencer writing Spider-Man 😎

7.5

Almost an 8 but I felt like it was a little fillerish. I did like the concept of the knowledge gained at end of universes but its cliche in a way and the endgame needs to start happening.

Dark Nights: Death Metal: Rise of the New God #1

By: Bryan Edward Hill, Jess Merino
Released: Oct 28, 2020

Batman. Always. Wins. This irrevocable truth resonates to the very heart of Perpetua's battle with the Batman Who Laughs…and when her ally reveals his absolute nature, she will upend this mantra and destroy the last planet. His planet. But that's not enough…and the mother of all creation must wonder, if power lies in destruction, why would she ...

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DDJamesB reviewed Iron Man #2 Oct 26, 2020
7.0

Im torn. I like the ideas of the book. The art is killer but the execution of the story is too on the nose. Theres just something missing from this book I can't put my finger on.

Iron Man #2

By: Christopher Cantwell, Cafu
Released: Oct 21, 2020

TONY HAS COMPANY... AND HIS NAME IS KORVAC!
Tony Stark continues to roughly dismantle the fancy, shiny and sophisticated ways of his past... but the world doesn't seem quite convinced that he's changed his rich guy tune. As Iron Man, he takes the fight to the streets, looking to sacrifice himself on the altar of super heroism again and again-fi...

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7.5

As much as I hate the robin king I also have this enjoyment of the character as well. I feel its not best to think too much when reading metal or the craziness seems to bring you down. Just let it ride. For it is I enjoyed it.

Dark Nights: Death Metal: Robin King #1

By: Tony Patrick, Riley Rossmo
Released: Oct 21, 2020

With a utility belt filled to the brim with weapons designed to kill every hero in the DCU, Robin King is the most sadistic soldier in the Darkest Knight evil army! Can anyone stop him from laying waste to Earth’s last line of defense? And how did he become one of the Batman Who Laugh’s groblins in the first place? And in the backup story, can ...

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DDJamesB reviewed Venom #29 Oct 26, 2020
7.5

Pretty solid issue that explained more about codex and who he is and set the stage for the conclusion. It wasnt bad at all just also not the best weve seen from the series. Stinks that Virus turned out to be just a dud.

Venom #29

By: Donny Cates, Luke Ross
Released: Oct 21, 2020

"VENOM BEYOND" CONTINUES!
•  Eddie Brock and his son, Dylan, are trapped in an unfamiliar world!
•  But if there's one thing Eddie's good at, it's making friends, right?
Rated T+

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DDJamesB reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #50.LR Oct 26, 2020
7.5

It was a pretty good read that I wouldnt say is totally needed but definitely adds some depth. Really likes the Norman parts. The other not so much but it also had some Kindred and Spidery interaction.

Amazing Spider-Man #50.LR

By: Nick Spencer, Federico Vicentini
Released: Oct 21, 2020

• "LAST REMAINS" is so huge it cannot be contained within the pages of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN.
•  Kindred's assault is so epic, it's going to sweep the other Spider-Heroes of the Marvel Universe up in its wake.
•  All this and the bombshell dropped at the end of ASM #49 rolls toward one of Marvel fandom's...

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allenquanobi reviewed Fantastic Four #25 Oct 21, 2020
9.5

This was really good! I don't know if it was just Silva's art that elevated much of the issue, but this was a perfect Fantastic Four issue in my opinion. It has the themes of family, sci-fi adventure, and team ups that make up everything I could want in an FF issue. And it was all contained in one issue! I really love that, since it doesn't drag out storylines over multiple issues, which makes more

Fantastic Four #25

By: Dan Slott, R. B. Silva
Released: Oct 21, 2020

"There Shall Come a Reckoning"
A NEW ERA FOR THE FANTASTIC FOUR!
Do NOT miss it! This issue has it all: New Artist! New villains! New uniforms! And a new, major, permanent status quo change for Marvel's First Family!
Who is the HELMSMAN? Is he here to save our reality or destroy it? Why is VICTORIOUS in New York-and what will that mean ...

DDJamesB reviewed Fantastic Four #25 Oct 23, 2020
8.5

This os actually the kind of book I always wanted this to be. Good stuff. Got me looking forward to this book for the first time in a while.

Fantastic Four #25

By: Dan Slott, R. B. Silva
Released: Oct 21, 2020

"There Shall Come a Reckoning"
A NEW ERA FOR THE FANTASTIC FOUR!
Do NOT miss it! This issue has it all: New Artist! New villains! New uniforms! And a new, major, permanent status quo change for Marvel's First Family!
Who is the HELMSMAN? Is he here to save our reality or destroy it? Why is VICTORIOUS in New York-and what will that mean ...

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EDiakota reviewed Batman #100 Oct 15, 2020
9.0

" You punched my dead mom and my dad and set them on fire and let the devil live. And you know all those people. All those clowns who put on the masks the second he gave them permission to cause all this trouble. They hid their masks and they're just hiding and walking down the streets like nothing's wrong. "
- BAO

Batman #100

By: James Tynion IV, Jorge Jimenez
Released: Oct 7, 2020

“The Joker War” comes to a city-shattering conclusion as Batman battles The Joker in a brutal, no-holds-barred duel! This is a fight 80 years in the making, and its outcome won’t just change Batman’s life-it will change Gotham City for years to come! Plus, catch the first glimpse of the new villain known as Ghost-Maker! And after the senses...

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DDJamesB reviewed Batman #100 Oct 21, 2020
8.0

I enjoyed the ending to the war. It felt a tad off but overall I liked it. The art was fantastic. I thought the clownhunter story showed a lot of promise.

Batman #100

By: James Tynion IV, Jorge Jimenez
Released: Oct 7, 2020

“The Joker War” comes to a city-shattering conclusion as Batman battles The Joker in a brutal, no-holds-barred duel! This is a fight 80 years in the making, and its outcome won’t just change Batman’s life-it will change Gotham City for years to come! Plus, catch the first glimpse of the new villain known as Ghost-Maker! And after the senses...

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DDJamesB reviewed Gideon Falls #26 Oct 21, 2020
8.5

Its really good. It was more of an "action" issue if you want to call it that but it does set all the pieces to explode in the big finale. Great job. Sad to see it go but cant wait to see how they pull this off.

Gideon Falls #26

By: Jeff Lemire, Andrea Sorrentino
Released: Oct 21, 2020

END OF STORY ARC

"WICKED WORLDS," Part Five
ARC FINALE! As the Gideon Falls multiverse is beset by even greater peril, Molly and Fred meet a familiar face with a malevolent new expression.

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DDJamesB reviewed Daredevil #23 Oct 21, 2020
8.5

Very good issue. Zdarsky cant write a bad daredevil issue. Checchetto is a beast.

Daredevil #23

By: Chip Zdarsky, Marco Checchetto
Released: Oct 21, 2020

EISNER-NOMINATED FOR BEST CONTINUING SERIES, COVER ARTIST, WRITER & LETTERER!
•  Matt Murdock, A.K.A. DAREDEVIL, has been putting his life back together after the monumental first year of Chip Zdarsky and Marco Checchetto's run - but the criminals of Hell's Kitchen aren't inclined to give him any more time to heal.
•&nbs...

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DDJamesB reviewed Batman #101 Oct 21, 2020
7.5

Pretty good issue. Sets up a new direction and stakes. Looks good.

Batman #101

By: James Tynion IV, Guillem March
Released: Oct 21, 2020

A new day dawns in Gotham and the horrors of “The Joker War” are just being realized. A bold new direction for Batman begins as Bruce Wayne’s circumstances are forever changed. How did the Joker’s rampage affected the citizens of the city? And why does Cole Cash-a.k.a.-Grifter, now work for Lucius Fox?!

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DDJamesB reviewed Immortal Hulk #38 Oct 15, 2020
8.0

Very good issue. I didnt think it was in the tops of this series but definitely got the ball rolling for the endgame. You can tell things are about to go down.

Immortal Hulk #38

By: Al Ewing, Joe Bennett
Released: Oct 14, 2020

• He's been chained. He's been suppressed. He doesn't even know if he's real.
•  But something is reaching through the Green Door. It wants to hurt Bruce Banner. And when you hurt Banner...
•  ...the DEVIL HULK takes it personally.
Rated T+

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DDJamesB reviewed Dark Nights: Death Metal #4 Oct 15, 2020
8.0

I thought this issue was pretty solid. I get the problems people have but you got to just ride it like a wave. Its very entertaining but totally bonkers.

Dark Nights: Death Metal #4

By: Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo
Released: Oct 14, 2020

Wonder Woman, Batman, and Superman are trapped in nightmare worlds within the Dark Multiverse! They’ll need to face down their fiercest foes once again if they hope to accomplish their mission and bring back a power capable of stopping the Darkest Knight. But what horrors has he unleased on Earth while they’ve been locked away?!

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DDJamesB reviewed Hawkman #28 Oct 14, 2020
7.5

It started out a little rough and felt like they were rushing to get info out but about halfway it really found its groove and felt interesting. Sad to see this book go. Hope they send off the character well next issue.

Hawkman #28

By: Robert Venditti, Fernando Pasarin
Released: Oct 14, 2020

What was once a gift now becomes a curse! With the reincarnation cycle finally broken, Hawkman finds himself fearful that every fight could be his last-and Hawkwoman’s patience for his caution wears thin. But they’ll need all their wits and courage about them, because their age-old enemy Hath-Set is out for blood!

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DDJamesB reviewed Captain America #24 Oct 14, 2020
6.5

I feel a little bad giving this under a 7 but it definitely wasnt great. Some of the dialogue in this book is horrendously corny between Steve and Sharon. I did think that acuna on the art made a big difference and the red skull teases were pretty interesting.

Captain America #24

By: Ta-Nehisi Coates, Daniel Acuna
Released: Oct 14, 2020

ALL DIE YOUNG! Continues!
The Red Skull lives...!
Rated T+

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DDJamesB reviewed Avengers #37 Oct 14, 2020
7.0

Thor god of thunder is one of my favorite runs and god butcher/ bomb is ine of my favorite stories of all time. The fact that the same guy is writing this Avengers series is mind boggling. It just loves to throw good ideas out there and not execute to its potential. This book had good parts but overall was a rushed letdown of an ending.

Avengers #37

By: Jason Aaron, Javi Garron
Released: Oct 14, 2020

THE AGE OF KHONSHU COMES TO ITS THUNDEROUS CONCLUSION!
The ragtag Avengers take the fight to the power mad Khonshu, deep in the heart of New Thebes City. But which side will Moon Knight choose? And is Earth doomed either way?
Rated T+

DDJamesB reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #50 Oct 14, 2020
8.5

I really liked this issue. Im glad we are finally getting somewhere with kindred and some of the scenes in here were just awesome. Cant wait to see what happens. Also gleason is a beast on the art. Hope he stays on for a while.

Amazing Spider-Man #50

By: Nick Spencer, Patrick Gleason
Released: Oct 14, 2020

"LAST REMAINS" STARTS HERE!
•  THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN reaches another landmark and we're celebrating Spider-Style!
•  Spider-Man just took the beating of his life and we're just getting started.
•  Artist Patrick Gleason is back on AMAZING SPIDER-MAN ushering in the saga that is "LAST REMAINS"!
•  Kindred is stepping...

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DDJamesB reviewed Thor #8 Oct 12, 2020
8.0

A fun little arc. It was really interesting to see an ordinary man with the hammer. I love when Thor humbles and intimidates Tony Stark. Overall, a fun read that was very enjoyable.

Thor #8

By: Donny Cates, Aaron Kuder
Released: Oct 7, 2020

YOU  GET A MJOLNIR, AND YOU  GET A MJOLNIR, AND...
Everyone gets a hammer! That's right - come on down to Broxton, Oklahoma, and pick up Mjolnir for yourself! The famed hammer of the Thunder God is free for the taking...no worthiness required???
Rated T+

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DDJamesB reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #49 Oct 12, 2020
8.5

I thought it had the feeling of a good read. The back up stories I really dont have much to say about but the main story was well done. Norman was the star here but it still bugs me that Peter just cant let the sin eater do whatever to Norman. Like I get the moral code but how many times is green goblin gonna do things and Peter just be ok with it. Its like the joker and Batman. The team up was ve more

Amazing Spider-Man #49

By: Nick Spencer, Ryan Ottley
Released: Oct 7, 2020

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN reaches another landmark and we're celebrating Spider-Style!
•  As if things weren't bad enough for Spider-Man with Sin-Eater's reign of terror reaching riot level... THE GREEN GOBLIN IS BACK!
•   Spidey has been through a lot, but even the worst things that have ever happened to Spider-Man have just been a prelud...

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DDJamesB reviewed Justice League #54 Oct 8, 2020
7.5

Its good fun. A little corny but it has a certain charm to it. Good read that kept me interested. Valley of Starros was a really cool visual.

Justice League #54

By: Joshua Williamson, Xermanico
Released: Oct 7, 2020

“Doom Metal” part two of five storms the stage in this essential Dark Nights: Death Metal tie-in! It’s the Titans reunion you've been clamoring for when Starfire and Cyborg join Nightwing in this twisted Justice League. The team is hell-bent for Brimstone Bay to free the Legion of Doom, but what horrors and desires will the Valley of Starros ...

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DDJamesB reviewed The Department of Truth #1 Oct 8, 2020
8.5

Highly interesting. Really cool visuals. My only gripe is they are toying with the id that these conspiracy truths are being manifested rather than just being the truth which is a little corny to me. If it wasnt for that I would have rated it higher.

The Department of Truth #1

By: James Tynion IV, Martin Simmonds
Released: Sep 30, 2020

SERIES PREMIERE! Cole Turner has studied conspiracy theories all his life, but he isn't prepared for what happens when he discovers that all of them are true, from the JFK assassination to flat Earth theory and reptilian shapeshifters. One organization has been covering them up for generations. What is the deep, dark secret behind the Department of...

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7.0

Was the story bad? No. Did it have much to do with Spider-Man? No. I think the point it was trying to make was that sometimes heroes indirectly help people. The guys life changed for the better every time he came across spider-man in some way.

Marvels Snapshot: Spider-Man #1

By: Howard Chaykin
Released: Oct 7, 2020

Let's say you're a lowlife criminal in Manhattan, just trying to get by in a world that's recently gotten full of spider-men, daredevils, power men and more, and you just want to make a decent illegal living. Plenty of henchman work available, if you don't mind ending up in traction. And oh yeah, there's a brewing super villain gang war building. W...

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8.0

I liked all the metal tie ins so far. They are just fun. Loved owlman.

Dark Nights: Death Metal: Death Metal Metaverse's End #1

By: James Tynion IV, Juan Gedeon
Released: Sep 30, 2020

Perpetua, mother of all existence, has culled all life and creation in the Multiverse, condensing all beings to one planet: Earth-Prime. In her quest for power and dominance, she rules absolutely and in totality, using her children-the Monitors and Anti-Monitors-as her heralds and destructors. But a group of heroes has banded together across multip...

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8.0

This series is great. It has a good cast and really plays to what makes miles different than peter. I did think some of the parts with captain were a little off but overall a good entry to the series.

Miles Morales: Spider-Man #19

By: Saladin Ahmed, Carmen Nunez Carnero
Released: Oct 7, 2020

EVEN IF MILES LIVES... HE DIES!
•  No one knows the full consequences when worlds collide: Are there aftershocks, echoes, doubles?
•  Miles is already battling a man who shares his name. What does it mean when he finds someone with his face in his family living room?
•  Was this clone made or born? And which Miles will survi...

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DDJamesB reviewed Avengers #36 Oct 5, 2020
7.5

This is a strong 7.5. It was entertaining and I enjoyed it probably more than I should have. Its over the top and a little out there but ill take it and I am curious as to what the endgame is here.

Avengers #36

By: Jason Aaron, Javi Garron
Released: Sep 30, 2020

THE AGE OF KHONSHU PRESENTS THE FIGHT OF THE CENTURY!
Moon Knight versus the Black Panther-for the fate of reality.
Rated T+

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