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YourGreenMuse reviewed Daredevil #609 Oct 18, 2018
8.5

Really enjoying this series. Sad to see it ending soon.

Daredevil #609

By: Charles Soule, Phil Noto
Released: Oct 17, 2018

• The eleventh hour draws near as Matt Murdock prepares to square off against the Kingpin of Crime!
•  Matt is forced to ask himself how long he can take hits against the ropes as Daredevil before he has to hang up the horns.
•  But first, Matt will have to embark on a crusade to free the city of New ...

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DDJamesB - Oct 18, 2018

Its ending???

YourGreenMuse - Oct 18, 2018

Yeah, with issue 612, I believe.

DDJamesB reviewed Gideon Falls #7 Oct 18, 2018
7.5

While not bad at all. This was the weakest issue so far. In all reality its more of a set up issue to bridge the arcs and take the story in a slightly different direction. How its built upon is what will really matter.

Gideon Falls #7

By: Jeff Lemire, Andrea Sorrentino
Released: Oct 17, 2018

NEW STORY ARC

"ORIGINAL SINS," Part One
After the mind-blowing events of the first arc, Norton digs deeper into the mystery of the Black Barn, and secrets of his past begin to come to light. Meanwhile, Father Fred does some digging of his own and learns the hard way that some secrets should just stay buried.

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8.0

Probably liked this more than I should have. It was a good read. I'm not involved with spidergeddon nor have I read any spiderverse so morlun is new to me and it was really interesting to see them battle.

Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man #311

By: Sean Ryan, Juan Frigeri
Released: Oct 17, 2018

SPIDER-GEDDON TIE-IN!
•  Few Spider-Villains fill Peter Parker with fear at the mere mention of their name. Morlun is one that gets Peter quaking.
•  The Inheritors are back, and Morlun has set his sights on Peter Parker and Peter Parker alone and will not rest until he's destroyed the one Spider who has ever bested him.
Rated T...

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DDJamesB reviewed Thor #6 Oct 18, 2018
9.0

Cant get too much better than this. Lots of fun and a great story to match.

Thor #6

By: Jason Aaron, Christian Ward
Released: Oct 17, 2018

ALL-FATHER THOR FACES HIS DOOM!
If you thought Old Man Phoenix was crazy, then wait'll you see what we've done to Marvel's greatest villain. It's the end of the universe - and the return of Doctor Doom. A Doom more powerful than anything that has ever lived. Get ready for the greatest battle the far future has ever seen, as Old King Thor and th...

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DDJamesB reviewed What If?: Spider-Man #1 Oct 3, 2018
8.5

I thought this was a solid what if. I have a lot of old what ifs and this is very to the book. It's a little more narrative based but it works for me and worth the read. There are a lot of homage moments that are spectacular as well.

What If?: Spider-Man #1

By: Gerry Conway, Diego Olortegui
Released: Oct 3, 2018

• What if Peter Parker wasn't the one bitten by the radioactive spider?
•  What if the person who got bit was someone who didn't live by the mantra of "with great power comes great responsibility"?
•  What if that person was an egotistical bully who was only interested in taking care of himself?
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DDJamesB reviewed Moon Knight #199 Sep 29, 2018
1.0

Absolutely horrible.

Moon Knight #199

By: Max Bemis, Paul Davidson
Released: Sep 26, 2018

OLD GODS IN BROOKLYN!
•  At the end of his rope, Marc takes a much-needed excursion...with his oldest enemy!
•  Brooklyn is awful nice this time of year. The nightmare-scape of Ra's domain...not so much.
•  Here be monsters.
Rated T+

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DDJamesB reviewed John Wick #3 Sep 28, 2018
7.0

Its not great its not bad but, what is up with this schedule. It takes way to long between issues for me to care or get to invested.

John Wick #3

By: Greg Pak, Giovanni Valletta
Released: Sep 19, 2018

The story of John Wick's first grand mission of vengeance continues in the bloody streets of El Paso! As John enters the world of the Continental Hotel, he threatens to upend the balance of power among assassins - and earns a new implacable enemy. Also: the mystery of Calamity revealed!

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DDJamesB reviewed Hawkman #4 Sep 28, 2018
8.0

Hawkman continues to be a fun romp while being part of a bigger mystery. Its really fun and always a read to look forward to.

Hawkman #4

By: Robert Venditti, Bryan Hitch
Released: Sep 12, 2018

It's Hawkman vs. Hall in the brawl for all of Thanagar! Having just teleported across the galaxy, Earthman Carter Hall squares off against Thanagarian space cop Katar Hol in an all-Hawkman slugfest. Katar provides the next piece of the puzzle in Carter's quest to unlock the secrets of his own past-an alien artifact that immediately zooms him back t...

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DDJamesB reviewed Fantastic Four #2 Sep 28, 2018
8.5

They're back.

Fantastic Four #2

By: Dan Slott, Sara Pichelli
Released: Sep 12, 2018

WISH YOU WERE HERE!
What have Reed, Sue and the kids been up to all this time? What adventures have they been on? What strange new friends have they found along the way? What deadly new enemies have they made? And what are Franklin and Valeria's new codenames? All these questions will be answered... just in time for ENTIRE UNIVERSES TO DIE!
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DDJamesB reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #5 Sep 28, 2018
7.5

An ok ending to a pretty good arc. I like Spencer's run so far. No reason to stop now. He gets the jokes and the overall essence of Peter.

Amazing Spider-Man #5

By: Nick Spencer, Ryan Ottley
Released: Sep 12, 2018

• Things look bad for Peter Parker...
•  ...but GREAT for Spider-Man!
•  The first arc of the epic new run on ASM comes to a climactic finish!
Rated T

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DDJamesB reviewed West Coast Avengers #2 Sep 28, 2018
8.0

Why is this comic so entertaing to me? B.r.o.do.k. are you kidding me? But, somehow it works and ill keep it going.

West Coast Avengers #2

By: Kelly Thompson, Stefano Caselli
Released: Sep 19, 2018

• You thought giant land sharks were bad? How about former West Coast Avenger Tigra transformed into an extremely grouchy, extremely ENORMOUS Woman?!
•  But Tigra isn't the half of it. Who's the insanely handsome man behind the curtain pulling her strings?
•  Hawkeye, Hawkeye, America Chavez, Fuse, Gwenpool and Kid Omega are her...

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DDJamesB reviewed Venom #6 Sep 28, 2018
8.0

Cates is just so nuts its awesome. This story,if told by someone else, would have been something straight out the 90s but, he kills it every time. Sherman draws an awesome venom as well. Can't go wrong.

Venom #6

By: Donny Cates, Ryan Stegman
Released: Sep 19, 2018

• After a brief connection to the GOD-HOST, EDDIE and the VENOM symbiote have emerged with brand new powers!
•  A good thing too, as they'll need every upgrade they can get as they head down a collision course with the primordial symbiote GRENDEL!
Rated T+

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DDJamesB reviewed Immortal Hulk #6 Sep 28, 2018
8.0

Back on track and ready to roll. After a kind of weird last issue for me, this brought everything back and really amped up the story.

Immortal Hulk #6

By: Al Ewing, Lee Garbett
Released: Sep 19, 2018

"THE GREEN DOOR" STARTS HERE!
•  Bruce Banner is alive - and everyone knows it. Now he's hunted by the government, Alpha Flight, the mysterious Shadow Base...and the Avengers. And someone's going to find him first.
•  But Bruce has bigger problems. Something terrible has infected him. Something with unspeakable...

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DDJamesB reviewed Sentry #4 Sep 28, 2018
9.0

Going into this series I knew nothing about Sentry but, holy $#@! This is some good stuff. The Art is a little different but, it suits the story.

Sentry #4

By: Jeff Lemire, Aaron Kim Jacinto
Released: Sep 26, 2018

With his mind and both worlds he inhabits being ripped apart, Sentry comes face to face with one of his oldest enemies, and his only salvation may be his damaged ex-sidekick, Scout.
Rated T+

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DDJamesB reviewed Punisher #2 Sep 28, 2018
8.5

Rosenberg writes one of my favorite renditions of Frank. This a good Punisher story that hits all the right notes. The Art has been really cool as well. Its very different from a lot thats out and looks really good with action scenes.

Punisher #2

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Szymon Kudranski
Released: Sep 26, 2018

YOU CAN TAKE THE PUNISHER OUT OF THE WAR MACHINE...
Punisher no longer has the War Machine armor, but he retained his newly acquired taste for big game, and he's hungry for more. However, the paths to such perilous pursuits are fraught with dangers bigger than any Frank has faced before, and this lone wolf could use otherworldly help on his way...

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DDJamesB reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #6 Sep 28, 2018
7.5

A fun spidey story.theres nothing wrong here just some good ol fashioned parker luck.

Amazing Spider-Man #6

By: Nick Spencer, Humberto Ramos
Released: Sep 26, 2018

• Wondering when Boomerang's status as Spider-Man's roommate would blow up?
•  Yeah, it's this issue. Uh-oh.
Rated T

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DDJamesB reviewed Heroes In Crisis #1 Sep 28, 2018
7.5

Art was the bomb. The story, while interesting, was a tad over the place but, it's intriguing and good enough to keep going.

Heroes In Crisis #1

By: Tom King, Clay Mann
Released: Sep 26, 2018

There's a new kind of crisis threatening the heroes of the DC Universe, ripped from real-world headlines by C.I.A.-operative-turned-comics-writer Tom King: How does a superhero handle PTSD? Welcome to Sanctuary, an ultra-secret hospital for superheroes who've been traumatized by crime-fighting and cosmic combat. But something goes inexplicably wron...

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Azure reviewed Captain America Annual #1 Sep 20, 2018
2.0

Did not care for this at all. The writer needs to go back to writing for the Power Rangers. I'd have been happier if she'd focused more on the Romani woman, but obviously, she's one of the fangirls who desperately wants Cap to be gay, and I'm sick of it.

The only reason she's not getting a 1 is that anything Spencer did was far, far worse.

Captain America Annual #1

By: Tini Howard, Chris Sprouse
Released: Sep 19, 2018

• During an advance scouting mission in World War II, Captain America and Bucky come across an old farmhouse where a group of concentration camp escapees are fending off recapture.
•  If they can hold the line, the Allies will come to the rescue. But it's going to be a long night...
•  Rising star Ti...

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DDJamesB - Sep 26, 2018

What a joke you are.

DDJamesB reviewed Amazing Spider-Man Annual #1 Sep 26, 2018
9.0

People can say what they want but, if youre a real fan and know your stuff this book is awesome and a cool take on a familiar story.

Amazing Spider-Man Annual #1

By: Saladin Ahmed, Garry Brown
Released: Sep 19, 2018

TIES THAT BIND!
Years ago, Spider-Man came back from an alien world with a fantastic new costume - one he eventually learned was a living alien symbiote looking to bond with him permanently!  But before he rejected the costume that went on to become VENOM, many a night the symbiote would creep onto Peter, and unbeknownst to its host, ...

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DDJamesB reviewed Thor #5 Sep 26, 2018
9.0

Straight fire with a great fight and a classic brawl.

Thor #5

By: Jason Aaron, Christian Ward
Released: Sep 19, 2018

GET READY FOR KING THOR AND THE PHOENIX, BUB!
In the far future, All-Father Thor reignited the Earth and sparked new life in the universe. But now, something is wiping out other worlds - and Midgard won't be far behind. Luckily, Thor isn't the only god left. But is the Phoenix-possessed Wolverine a friend or foe?
Rated T+

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DDJamesB reviewed Venom: First Host #5 Sep 26, 2018
8.0

This mini series was way better than it probably could have been. I wasnt blown away by it but it did entertain me and I enjoyed the new symbiote. I really can't complain.

Venom: First Host #5

By: Mike Costa, Mark Bagley
Released: Sep 26, 2018

• As if things couldn't get any worse, Tel-Kar, THE FIRST HOST, has set his sights on Earth!
•  Though this Kree soldier may have been a war hero for his beloved homeworld, he has no such affections for Earth...
•  ...and all that's standing between him and the planet...IS VENOM!
Rated T+

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10

Pretty much Chip's version of Dan Slotts Asm 801. I liked that issue and I think this similar but differnt take was just as great. I actually had no idea Chip was leaving the title and I honestly am bummed. His run started so average and turned into one of my favorite Spidey runs of all time. You will be missed. He also killes it on art.

Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man #310

By: Chip Zdarsky
Released: Sep 26, 2018

• A very special issue of SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN written AND drawn by CHIP ZDARSKY!
•  When filmmakers set out to document Spider-Man's impact on New York City, they couldn't have
predicted what was going to happen to them next.
Rated T

DDJamesB reviewed Venom: First Host #2 Sep 6, 2018
7.0

This Venom First Host story is really not bad at all. But that's just it. There is nothing wrong with the book, it's actually quite entertaining. I mentioned in the review for #1 that the only thing really wrong with everything is the timing of this story being released. I still believe that besides that, this is a fun little romp through a little more Venom backstory. Bagley has always been solid more

Venom: First Host #2

By: Mike Costa, Mark Bagley
Released: Sep 5, 2018

• The mystery of VENOM'S first host continues to unfold as EDDIE and the VENOM are ambushed by a Skrull only to be saved by an unlikely ally, a Kree soldier named TEL-KAR!
•  But why are these two following Eddie? And why did TEL-KAR call it HIS symbiote?
Rated T+

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DDJamesB reviewed Immortal Hulk #5 Sep 6, 2018
7.0

Eh. That's my thoughts after reading this issue. Although the art was awesome, the tone was there and the action was intense, this took the supernatural theme the book had throughout and amped it up in this issue. I am not sure I like that direction. I don't mind a hint of it but, it seems seems like this book is about to go in a whole other direction. I'll have to be cautious going into the next more

Immortal Hulk #5

By: Al Ewing, Joe Bennett
Released: Sep 5, 2018

• Guest-starring Alpha Flight's Sasquatch!
•  The monster inside Bruce Banner is fully unleashed - in a brutal, bloody battle with the monster who made him.
•  Blood will flow. The truth will come out. There can only be one winner...
•  ...and it won't be the IMMORTAL HULK.
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DDJamesB reviewed Cosmic Ghost Rider #3 Sep 6, 2018
8.0

While this is probably the weakest installment in the series so far, it's still highly entertaining and action packed. CGR has been a welcome new character and this story has been nothing but a good time.

Cosmic Ghost Rider #3

By: Donny Cates, Dylan Burnett
Released: Sep 5, 2018

COSMIC GHOST RIDER VS. THE FUTURE GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY FOR THE FATE OF THE UNIVERSE! 'NUFF SAID!
Rated Parental Advisory

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DDJamesB reviewed Captain America #3 Sep 6, 2018
8.0

Probably the best issue so far. This book has an awesome feel to it. It's very movie like and actually is fully based off the aftermath of Secret Empire unlike any other book. Lenil Yu is one of my favorite artists and his Cap is just amazing. Overall, this series is heading in the right direction and it's a good time to hop on.

Captain America #3

By: Ta-Nehisi Coates, Leinil Francis Yu
Released: Sep 5, 2018

WINTER IN AMERICA Continues!
•  Cap and the Black Panther embark on a daring raid into the heart of the Nuke army, while Sharon Carter takes on a secret mission into danger!
Rated T+

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DDJamesB reviewed Avengers #7 Sep 6, 2018
7.5

After a real let down of a finale in the last issue, I was happy to see some good quality come out of Avengers this week. This was a simple yet effective origin. Were there things that could have been better? Sure but, what we get is good and gives a little of the mystery about the BC Avengers to us. Sara Pichelli always kills art so I knew there would be no issues there. It looks great.

Avengers #7

By: Jason Aaron, Sara Pichelli
Released: Sep 5, 2018

FEATURING GHOST RIDER 1,000,000 BC!
If you thought you knew the beginnings of the Marvel Universe, you were wrong! Odin and his Prehistoric Avengers represent a period of Marvel history that's never been explored. That exploration begins this issue with the origin of the very first Ghost Rider, one who rides a flaming woolly mammoth and battles...

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DDJamesB reviewed Thanos Legacy #1 Sep 6, 2018
8.0

I really enjoyed Lemire's and Cates's Thanos runs and this is a nice little cap to that, especially Cates run obviously. While the art looked great and fit the story, the story itself was a very serviceable recap of the events that have been unfolding with Thanos since the end of Thanos Wins. It's not anything new, but it is very entertaining. The end, while a pretty interesting cliffhanger, could more

Thanos Legacy #1

By: Donny Cates, Cory Smith
Released: Sep 5, 2018

"THANOS WINS"...AGAIN?
Rising star Donny Cates returns to the Mad Titan to bring the story bridging the gap between his best-selling "Thanos Wins" and the world-shattering INFINITY WARS! How did Thanos' journey back from the future lead to the events of INFINITY WARS PRIME? Now it can be told!
Rated Parental Advisory

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DDJamesB added Thanos Legacy to their pull list Sep 4, 2018

Thanos Legacy

"THANOS WINS"...AGAIN?
Rising star Donny Cates returns to the Mad Titan to bring the story bridging the gap between his best-selling "Thanos Wins" and the world-shattering INFINITY WARS! How did Thanos' journey back from the future lead to the events of INFINITY WARS PRIME? Now it can be told!
Rated Parental Advisory

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DDJamesB reviewed Web Of Venom: Ve'Nam #1 Aug 30, 2018
8.0

This book was good. Can't really say too much else. The art was awesome though, it really fit the book well and Cates continues to increase Venom's stock.

Web Of Venom: Ve'Nam #1

By: Donny Cates, Juanan Ramirez
Released: Aug 29, 2018

SPINNING OUT OF THE PAGES OF VENOM!
As the United States of America struggled through the Vietnam War, Nick Fury of S.H.I.E.L.D. needed a secret weapon - and when an ancient creature was discovered at an archaeological dig site, he was sure he'd found it. In reality, the discovery was an ancestor of the Klyntar symbiotes...and would become a wa...

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