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DDJamesB added Nuclear Family to their pull list Feb 24, 2021

Nuclear Family

America, 1957. Elvis dominates the airwaves and apple pie is served after every meal. But, with the dark cloud of nuclear holocaust looming, Korean War vet Tim McClean's major concern is taking care of his family in the atomic age.

When the first bomb does drop on an unexpecting Midwest city, Tim and his family find
themselves plunge...

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DDJamesB added Batman: White Knight Presents: Harley Quinn to their pull list Feb 24, 2021

Batman: White Knight Presents: Harley Quinn

The Joker is dead, Bruce Wayne is behind bars...and Gotham City is just starting to redefine itself without Batman.
As Harley Quinn struggles to adjust to her new life as the mother of Jack Napier's twins, an elusive mastermind called the Producer seizes the moment to assemble a crew of villains-starting with the Starlet, a serial killer wh...

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DDJamesB reviewed Marvel #5 Feb 21, 2021
6.5

I really enjoyed the wong story. The second wasnt bad and the wolverine one was just too short but looked great. I enjoyed it way better than the last one.

Marvel #5

By: Zander Cannon, Gene Ha
Released: Feb 17, 2021

The spectacular artist showcase of unbelievable illustrators continues! Gene Ha and Zander Cannon reveal an event-filled day in the life of Doctor Strange's associate, Wong, Adam Hughes depicts Nick Fury's final soliloquy at the end of the Second World War, and the Hulk and Wolverine do battle thanks to Mark Waid and Lucio Parrillo! All encapsulate...

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6.5

It was fun and had some good parts but overall but not that special.

Iron Fist: Heart of the Dragon #2

By: Larry Hama, Dave Wachter
Released: Feb 17, 2021

THE HEAVENLY CITIES ARE COMING TO EARTH, AND THEY'RE BRINGING HELL WITH THEM!
•  Danny voyages into the Heart of Heaven, only to find his destination lies elsewhere...the hellish, hidden Eighth City!
•  What is the dark force behind the ancient gate that stands locked in the heart of the Eighth City?
•  The only way to stop...

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DDJamesB reviewed Iron Man #6 Feb 21, 2021
6.5

The arts really good but the story just feels like more of the same old. This series overall has not been very exciting. Its a shame.

Iron Man #6

By: Christopher Cantwell, Cafu
Released: Feb 17, 2021

BOOKS OF KORVAC: BOOK TWO BEGINS!
After receiving a near-fatal injury from Korvac, Iron Man lands in emergency triage with his life on the line. Halcyon and Misty Knight work quickly to lock Tony in his armor and stanch his injuries...but now he can't take it off or else he'll die. With pieces of metal literally holding his body together, Tony ...

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DDJamesB reviewed Captain America #27 Feb 18, 2021
7.5

It was actually a pretty good read for this series and I enjoyed it overall. It actually felt like it moved forward with something

Captain America #27

By: Ta-Nehisi Coates, Leonard Kirk
Released: Feb 17, 2021

HOW CAPTAIN AMERICA GOT HIS MOJO BACK!

Rated T+

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DDJamesB reviewed HaHa #2 Feb 17, 2021
9.0

Not as good as #1 in my opinion but its another highly engaging story that you can't put down. It leaves you thinking and thats what makes a good comic.

HaHa #2

By: W. Maxwell Price, Zoe Thorogood
Released: Feb 17, 2021

"RUDOLPH ON THE ROAD TO FUNVILLE"-Every boy and girl needs a momma, like a puppy needs a bowl. The funny-sad clown series for a funny-sad clown world continues with a mother-daughter road trip illustrated by ZOE THOROGOOD (The Impending Blindness of Billie Scott).

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DDJamesB reviewed Miles Morales: Spider-Man #23 Feb 17, 2021
7.0

I didnt mind it at all. It was more than ok but it did bother me that theres about 4 pages of miles telling kamala she can get through the symbiote. It just kind of bothered me a little. Overall another good installment just nothing thats must read.

Miles Morales: Spider-Man #23

By: Saladin Ahmed, Carmen Nunez Carnero
Released: Feb 17, 2021

• There are symbiote dragons in Brooklyn, but that's not the worst thing Miles has to face today...
•   Knull has taken one of his best friends and is using them to go after the Spider-Man he met back in ABSOLUTE CARNAGE!
•   Will Miles sacrifice his friend to save himself?

Rated T

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DDJamesB reviewed Savage Avengers #18 Feb 17, 2021
7.5

I kind of really liked this one. If you just take it for what it is its just fun. I like Conan and the craps he gets into and Deadpool wasnt super annoying. A win win.

Savage Avengers #18

By: Gerry Duggan, Kev Walker
Released: Feb 17, 2021

THROUGH HELLFIRE AND... DEADPOOL?!
Conan, Deadpool and the Night Flyer escape Riker's in the endless night during the reign of the King in Black. What crazy heist will ruin Deadpool's 30th anniversary? Here's a hint: It involves the Hellfire Club!

Parental Advisory

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DDJamesB reviewed Transformers: Beast Wars #1 Feb 14, 2021
7.5

The story wasnt bad and was a pretty good start. The art was pretty bad though. Way too childish looking for my liking.

Transformers: Beast Wars #1

By: Erik Burnham, Josh Burcham
Released: Feb 3, 2021

Celebrating 25 years of Beast Wars! In the future, the planet Cybertron belongs to the scientific-minded Maximals and the action-oriented Predacons! When a crew of Predacons, led by the successor to the Megatron name, steal a golden disk and a ship capable of traveling through time, it's up to Optimus Primal and his Maximal crew - Rattrap, Rhinox, ...

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DDJamesB reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #59 Feb 14, 2021
7.5

Pretty solid. Didnt really enhance the mr negative character but i like kingpin brewing in a spidery book.

Amazing Spider-Man #59

By: Nick Spencer, Marcelo Ferriera
Released: Feb 10, 2021

• Mr. Negative is back and wants only one thing - Martin Li. But how is that possible?
•  Spider-Man is still reeling from the Kindred affair and Peter will not stand for anything else to be taken away from him.

Rated T+

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DDJamesB reviewed Eternals #2 Feb 14, 2021
8.0

I really enjoyed it until the end. Didnt really leave me on a cliffhanger. This is one of the best looking books out and it has a good story to match.

Eternals #2

By: Kieron Gillen, Esad Ribic
Released: Feb 10, 2021

THANOS VS. IKARIS!
•  In the heart of a city driven mad by time!
•  Eternals live eternally. One is dead. They handle it well.
•  No, they don't. They handle it badly. Eternal revenge is a dish best served forever.
Rated T+

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DDJamesB reviewed Fantastic Four #29 Feb 14, 2021
7.0

It was pretty good. Nothing to complain about but nothing too great either. I kind of like the sky character so I hope she sticks around and this was a pretty good tie in overall.

Fantastic Four #29

By: Dan Slott, Ze Carlos
Released: Feb 10, 2021

"BONDING TIME."
In the middle of the chaos that is KING IN BLACK... a symbiote bonds with a member of Marvel's First Family!
Also in this issue, the Unseen is putting together a squadron for a secret mission in deep space.

Rated T

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8.0

The grifter story wasnt too great but I really have been enjoying the main story throughout these 3 issues. Great art and the story is pretty solid.

Future State: Dark Detective #3

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Carmine Di Giandomenico
Released: Feb 10, 2021

In this issue, Bruce Wayne meets the next Batman! As the dark detective makes his move to put an end to the villainous Magistrate once and for all, the man who once wore the cowl encounters the next Batman-and these two have some questions for each other! Fists will fly as this explosive meeting erupts in the skies over Gotham...but with the clock...

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7.0

Well it was definitely a step up from last issue. I feel like the last one was just purposeless. Although this one didnt have more purpose it at least kept me engaged in what they were doing and the back up stories didnt bore me to death. Dark detective is just much better than this book which is a shame.

Future State: The Next Batman #3

By: Paul Jenkins, Laura Braga
Released: Feb 3, 2021

The adventures of the next Batman continue! Batman has captured a pair of murderous fugitives, but he faces a tough decision: leave them for the Magistrate troops, which means certain death, or risk his life and fight his way through Gotham City to deliver them to the GCPD for trial. He’s Batman...so there’s only one choice!
And in “...

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DDJamesB reviewed Daredevil #27 Feb 10, 2021
8.0

I really like that even though Matts in jail which has been done before. It really makes it feel fresh that hes in while elektra is out being DD. Good stuff even with the tie in.

Daredevil #27

By: Chip Zdarsky, Marco Checchetto
Released: Feb 10, 2021

ENSNARED IN THE WEB!
•  As New York begins to crack under the weight of Knull's symbiotic assault, Matt Murdock has a crisis of faith in the most electrifying issue of Chip Zdarksy and Marco Checchetto's groundbreaking DAREDEVIL run yet.
•  BUT THIS TIME, they're joined by none other than MIKE HAWTHORNE, spear...

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DDJamesB reviewed Undiscovered Country #12 Feb 10, 2021
7.5

Overall it was pretty solid. I felt like the brain kids disappeared with little difficulty and that kind of bummed me a little. Other than that it continues to build and im ready to see what the next zone looks like.

Undiscovered Country #12

By: Charles Soule, Giuseppe Camuncoli
Released: Feb 10, 2021

END OF STORY ARC!
  
"UNITY," Conclusion-Destiny manifests in Unity City as a sacrifice is made, and our intrepid heroes face some hard truths about their mission.

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DDJamesB reviewed Maniac of New York #1 Feb 8, 2021
8.5

I really liked this. Its up my alley of just odd things that peak my interest. Seems like its somewhat emulating Friday the 13th so if youre into that you probably would like this. Im interested to see what happens.

Maniac of New York #1

By: Elliott Kalan, Andrea Mutti
Released: Feb 3, 2021

Four years ago, a masked slasher began stalking the streets of New York City.

Maniac Harry is inhuman, unkillable and unstoppable. Which is why the authorities' solution has been to ignore him, and let New Yorkers adapt to a world where death can strike at any mo-ment. When Maniac Harry starts killing his way through the subway system, tr...

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DDJamesB reviewed Venom #33 Feb 8, 2021
8.0

Ive been enjoying Venom throughout the king in black tie ins. Its adding a lot of depth and feels like it means something.

Venom #33

By: Donny Cates, Iban Coello
Released: Feb 3, 2021

As the King in Black spreads his suffocating darkness across the Marvel Universe, Eddie Brock looks for a light, any light, that can pierce it - and comes up empty-handed...

Rated T+

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8.0

I think the dark detective has been way better than new Batman. It gives depth to the story its telling where new Batman gives me no reason to care. Even the back up story felt more meaningful.

Future State: Dark Detective #2

By: Mariko Tamaki, Giannis Milonogiannis
Released: Jan 27, 2021

Bruce Wayne is supposed to be dead...but this Dark Detective is on the run and shining a light on the mystery of his own “murder”: How did the killers know Bruce Wayne was Batman? As the forces of the Magistrate zero in on Bruce’s location, it’s a race against time to unlock the secrets of their surveillance tech and take the fight to the v...

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DDJamesB reviewed Immortal Hulk #43 Feb 7, 2021
7.5

It was definitely a good read but didnt seem as impactful as a lot of the recent issues. I did like the Joe Fixit outlook on things and the ending.

Immortal Hulk #43

By: Al Ewing, Joe Bennett
Released: Feb 3, 2021

• New York City holds eight million people...and harbors one monster. A creature of chaos and anarchy, driven by rage and contempt for the structures of man.
•  His criminal activities continue even while the beast is hidden in the skin of an ordinary human. But don't be afraid, citizens. This radioactive disease has a ...

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DDJamesB reviewed Deep Beyond #1 Feb 4, 2021
7.5

It was ok. It wasnt what I was expecting at all. Both the art and story just caught me off guard in terms of being a different tone than expected. Overall though it wasnt bad. I am a little intrigued to see if they build more in a good way.

Deep Beyond #1

By: Mirka Andolfo, Andrea Broccardo
Released: Feb 3, 2021

In an underpopulated future Earth, devastated by the dire consequences of the millennium bug, the survival of mankind - and, maybe, of the planet itself - is handled by a small number of people. Talented scientists who, despite the adverse situation and the stupid feuds that continue to divide the small number of people still alive, try to understa...

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DDJamesB reviewed Avengers #42 Feb 3, 2021
7.5

I liked this one a little more than I probably should have but it just felt more productive than last issue. The part with shang chi was good and the last half definitely has me a little more interested to see what happens.

Avengers #42

By: Jason Aaron, Luca Maresca
Released: Feb 3, 2021

THE BATTLE TO DECIDE THE ALL-NEW PHOENIX RAGES ON!
Who will wield the destructive cosmic power of the Phoenix Force? Namor will stop at nothing to be the fiery victor. The Black Panther worries as much about victory as he does defeat. Jane Foster knows what it means to carry on a powerful legacy. The She-Hulk cannot be stopped. And the Orb has ...

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DDJamesB reviewed Fear Case #1 Feb 3, 2021
8.0

I liked the art style but at the same time it did distract me a little when the main characters were talking to the new guy because it was hard to tell who was who. Other than that it was pretty interesting and although it went straight for the explanation of whats going with the lady and the case it set the stage for a series that has a lot of potential.

Fear Case #1

By: Matt Kindt, Tyler Jenkins
Released: Feb 3, 2021

A new, horrific detective series by Matt Kindt (Ether, Mind MGMT) and Tyler Jenkins (Grass Kings)!

A no-nonsense Secret Service agent and his new-age partner investigate a mysterious box known as the "Fear Case," which has appeared throughout history at sites of disaster and tragedy. Whoever comes into possession of this case must pass it ...

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DDJamesB added Maniac of New York to their pull list Feb 3, 2021

Maniac of New York

Four years ago, a masked slasher began stalking the streets of New York City.

Maniac Harry is inhuman, unkillable and unstoppable. Which is why the authorities' solution has been to ignore him, and let New Yorkers adapt to a world where death can strike at any mo-ment. When Maniac Harry starts killing his way through the subway system, tr...

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DDJamesB added Fear Case to their pull list Feb 3, 2021

Fear Case

A new, horrific detective series by Matt Kindt (Ether, Mind MGMT) and Tyler Jenkins (Grass Kings)!

A no-nonsense Secret Service agent and his new-age partner investigate a mysterious box known as the "Fear Case," which has appeared throughout history at sites of disaster and tragedy. Whoever comes into possession of this case must pass it ...

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DDJamesB added Transformers: Beast Wars to their pull list Feb 3, 2021

Transformers: Beast Wars

Celebrating 25 years of Beast Wars! In the future, the planet Cybertron belongs to the scientific-minded Maximals and the action-oriented Predacons! When a crew of Predacons, led by the successor to the Megatron name, steal a golden disk and a ship capable of traveling through time, it's up to Optimus Primal and his Maximal crew - Rattrap, Rhinox, ...

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DDJamesB added Deep Beyond to their pull list Feb 3, 2021

Deep Beyond

In an underpopulated future Earth, devastated by the dire consequences of the millennium bug, the survival of mankind - and, maybe, of the planet itself - is handled by a small number of people. Talented scientists who, despite the adverse situation and the stupid feuds that continue to divide the small number of people still alive, try to understa...

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DDJamesB reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #58 Feb 2, 2021
7.5

I didnt think it was that bad. I felt like it was a pretty solid read overall and I actually like that they still havent moved on fully from last remains.

Amazing Spider-Man #58

By: Nick Spencer, Mark Bagley
Released: Jan 27, 2021

• One era of Nick Spencer's run comes to a shocking end this issue...
•  But the seeds that he's planted along the way for the next start to bloom.
•  Don't miss this pivotal issue!

Rated T+

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DDJamesB reviewed Savage Avengers #17 Feb 2, 2021
7.0

It was decent like this series has been. At this point you know what you're getting with this book. A fun story with not a lot of weight. More of a Conan book. Id give it a 7 just for the scene where Conan crushed Deadpool through the prison gate.

Savage Avengers #17

By: Gerry Duggan, Kev Walker
Released: Jan 27, 2021

"BLACK SKIES" PART 1!
CONAN rings in the New Year on Ryker's Island - which he promptly breaks out of with the help of...DEADPOOL. The two warriors fight together against the symbiotes of KNULL, and Conan makes a surprising discovery that may help him overcome KULAN GATH.

Parental Advisory

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