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superstan52 reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #10 Sep 28, 2022
4.0

People LIKE this art? Really? Whew. Awful.
Story didn't go anywhere - and hated JJJ's sudden cowardice - until last 3-4 pages. Could've been SOOOO much better.

Amazing Spider-Man #10

By: Zeb Wells, Nick Dragotta
Released: Sep 28, 2022

A.X.E.: JUDGMENT DAY TIE-IN!
•  It's time for Spider-Man to be judged, and I think we all know which moment in Spidey's history is going to weigh heavily on the proceedings.
•  You don't want to miss this very special issue that might just break your heart all over again.
RATED T+

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7.5

Great art, mediocre writing, unoriginal story

Fantastic Four: Full Circle OGN

By: Alex Ross
Released: Sep 7, 2022

It's a rainy night in Manhattan and not a creature is stirring except for... Ben Grimm. When an intruder suddenly appears inside the Baxter Building, the Fantastic Four-Mister Fantastic (Reed Richards), the Invisible Woman (Susan Storm Richards), the Human Torch (Johnny Storm), and the Thing (Ben Grimm)-find themselves surrounded by a swarm of inva...

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Federico Liguori reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #8 Aug 24, 2022
7.0

Still not sold on this. At all. It's always 50/50 good and terrible. I love the art, but the story is meh: I can't take this Norman storyline seriously, not after what he did to Peter, Gwen and MJ in the past. And I can't believe he's free after all his crimes and being locked up in Ravencroft less than a year ago. Why and how is he running a new Oscorp? Also, why is Peter so damn weak suddenly? H more

Amazing Spider-Man #8

By: Zeb Wells, Patrick Gleason
Released: Aug 24, 2022

• Spider-Man has a new costume and accessories that look vaguely...familiar.
•  Is that a GLIDER?!
RATED T+

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Afre - Aug 25, 2022

To be fair, some of these questions have been answered already. In #850 (or Vol 5 #49), Peter revealed Tiana what had happened with Toomes. And Norman ran Ravencroft after Absolute Carnage (as seen multiple times in Spencer's run) so no it's no wonder he is free again.

superstan52 reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #8 Aug 24, 2022
4.0

This comic is going in the wrong direction! Any interest/ramifications from "the big event six months ago" is neutered by Peter acting normally and suffering no obvious harm other than his status with MJ. By now, who cares what that event was? Ditto with MJ and her new family - which has to be either a big retcon or an alternate universe version of her. As to this issue: falling from miles in the more

Amazing Spider-Man #8

By: Zeb Wells, Patrick Gleason
Released: Aug 24, 2022

• Spider-Man has a new costume and accessories that look vaguely...familiar.
•  Is that a GLIDER?!
RATED T+

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Hex - Sep 4, 2022

Gwen died because the sudden stop snapped her neck. Peter essentially made a cocoon around himself. It's not perfect but that's relatively how physics work. Also, Peter knows NYC and its skyscrapers likely better than anyone. It wouldn't be beyond reason to assume he would be able to navigate to Osborn's place with ease.

superstan52 reviewed Hulk #8 Aug 18, 2022
5.0

Not a fair fight. Wouldn't a gamma-ray pumped up Thor have the ADDED strength that Banner received when he became Hulk? In other words, Thor's strength PLUS Hulk's? In the last four issues there was virtually no "regular" Thor V. Hulk throwdown. Wild, but weak.

Hulk #8

By: Donny Cates, Martin Coccolo
Released: Aug 17, 2022

"BANNER OF WAR" FINALE
The time for victory has come! In the final installment of the epic crossover between the HULK and THOR series, Marvel's two heaviest hitters expend their rage on one final, brutal brawl that will answer once and for all which of these heroes is the strongest. But in a fight between gods, monsters and men, what becomes of...

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superstan52 reviewed Daredevil #2 Aug 17, 2022
4.5

First Mike Murdoch becomes a real person and now Matt's whole history is revamped in a very unbelievable way. WHYYYYY?

Daredevil #2

By: Chip Zdarsky, Marco Checchetto
Released: Aug 17, 2022

DAREDEVIL NO. 650!
After DEVIL'S REIGN, everything it has ever meant to be DAREDEVIL has changed. Thanks to ELEKTRA and her newfound role as the Woman Without Fear, Daredevil is more ambitious than EVER, with a who's-who of creators from across the fabled character's history (and some can'tmiss surprises along the way), this oversized epic kick...

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Pachecarlos reviewed Daredevil #2 Aug 17, 2022
1.0

My god I don't even know how to define this guardian angel bullshit, if it counts as a retcon or not, but my god this is the worst this book has been since...ever? On par with the Bullseye arc but maybe even worse

Daredevil #2

By: Chip Zdarsky, Marco Checchetto
Released: Aug 17, 2022

DAREDEVIL NO. 650!
After DEVIL'S REIGN, everything it has ever meant to be DAREDEVIL has changed. Thanks to ELEKTRA and her newfound role as the Woman Without Fear, Daredevil is more ambitious than EVER, with a who's-who of creators from across the fabled character's history (and some can'tmiss surprises along the way), this oversized epic kick...

superstan52 reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #7 Aug 10, 2022
5.0

I find the idea that Peter would have ANYTHING to do with Osborn, who killed Gwen Stacy, ludicrous. And he's going to work for him? Spidey may be jumping the shark here.

Amazing Spider-Man #7

By: Zeb Wells, Patrick Gleason
Released: Aug 10, 2022

• Norman Osborn is back! But what does he have planned for Spider-Man?!
•  One of the biggest Spidey status quo changes in years is here!
RATED T+

superstan52 reviewed Love Everlasting #1 Aug 10, 2022
10

Wholly original. Not at all what it first seems. Great last panel.

Love Everlasting #1

By: Tom King, Elsa Charretier
Released: Aug 10, 2022

From superstar award-winning creators TOM KING & ELSA CHARRETIER comes a new ONGOING SERIES set in a world as frighteningly fantastical as any found beyond the stars: Romance Comics! Joan Peterson discovers that she is trapped in an endless cycle-a problem to be solved, a man to marry-and every time she falls in love, she disappears into another te...

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6.0

Bad Robin characterization. And sneaking onto a submarine? Plus, a flight ring? And learning use it without any training? Yes, the whole concept of superheroes is silly, but there has to be SOME logic.Also, plot just not interesting.

Superman: Son of Kal-El #14

By: Tom Taylor, Clayton Henry
Released: Aug 10, 2022

Henry Bendix has threatened and manipulated and killed without consequence. Now, after a shocking coordinated attack on Earth's heroes, it's time for Superman, Jay, and the Revolutionaries to strike back. But first, Jay Nakamura must embrace his powers and become the hero Jon knows he can be.

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ICC reviewed Batman: The Knight #7 Jul 20, 2022
9.0

Been rewatch the animated series and ironically watched the Zatana episode last night. This issue was great and may be my favorite from this run so far.

Batman: The Knight #7

By: Chip Zdarsky, Carmine Di Giandomenico
Released: Jul 20, 2022

Magic is in the air as Bruce Wayne travels to New York City to study under the legendary John Zatara and his daughter, Zatanna. But there's dark magic loose in the Big Apple, and Bruce's path toward becoming Batman must cross it. Will a man who is training his body and mind to combat crime be ready for a spiritual threat?

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superstan52 - Aug 3, 2022

thats not what ironical means. you mean coincidentally

superstan52 reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #6 Jul 27, 2022
3.5

Stupid story, cartoonish art, nothing ever feels real or at stake. PP's alienation from everyone is nowhere to be found, dialogue is all "cute," boring several page "origin" story of villain, and Sinister Six never feel menacing. Aside from the interminable length, there was nothing "anniversary" about this issue.

Amazing Spider-Man #6

By: Zeb Wells, Ed McGuinness
Released: Jul 27, 2022

LANDMARK ISSUE #900!
•  The nine-hundredth issue of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN comes out the month of Spider-Man's 60th Anniversary, and we are pulling out ALL THE STOPS!
•  Someone from Spider-Man's past has captured the Sinister Six and used them to create the truly terrifying SINISTER ADAPTOID!
•  This is one of the biggest adven...

5.0

Things that were dumb: Dick planting a bug when Jon has super -hearing, and his visit hasno other purpose: Bringing Krypto to a senator's office; a giant monster springing out of the senator.Superman so openly aligning with a fringe journalist outfitted like a terrorist. Dumb stuff

Superman: Son of Kal-El #12

By: Tom Taylor, Cian Tormey
Released: Jun 15, 2022

Lex Luthor and President Bendix have joined forces to unleash the Gamorra Corps on Superman...and put a stop to the first son of the Last Son of Krypton once and for all. But a new hero has joined the fight...and he's going to use that tin-can suit like a chew toy if Luthor isn't careful. Welcome back, Krypto. Who's a good boy?

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10

Actually made me laugh out loud 2 or 3 times. Good dialogue, character development, pacing and story.

Superman: Son of Kal-El #11

By: Tom Taylor, Cian Tormey
Released: May 11, 2022

Jonathan Kent has faced many challenges in his life as both Superman and a Super Son, but what will the first son of the Last Son of Krypton do in the face of...metahuman bombs? Jon faces a deadly decision and Lex Luthor's alliance with President Bendix deepens in this penultimate chapter of The Rising Saga!

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superstan52 reviewed Devil's Reign #6 Apr 6, 2022
7.5

SPOILERS SPOILERS SPOILERS:

It was a good issue, but...
1) There was the old trope of the hero about to kill the bad guy and being talked out of it by a cohort.
2) If charges against Fisk weren't dropped, how did he leave the country so easily?
3) He must be extremely confused about killing Matt Murdock and having Daredevil show up. And now he just forgets about it and more

Devil's Reign #6

By: Chip Zdarsky, Marco Checchetto
Released: Apr 6, 2022

Wilson Fisk's hubris as mayor of New York has cast the city in the waiting arms of a cadre of dangerous and deadly super villains! Worse still, Fisk's vendetta against the heroes who have stood against him for so long has left the city defenseless. You may think you've heard a tale like this before, but there will be no last minute bargains struck ...

9.0

Robin: "No! No coin-flipping. Coin-flipping bad!" HAHAHAHAHAA

Batman / Superman: World's Finest #1

By: Mark Waid, Dan Mora
Released: Mar 16, 2022

The Dark Knight. The Man of Steel. They are the two finest superheroes that the world has ever known...and they're together again in an epic new series from the legendary talents of Mark Waid and Dan Mora! In the not-too-distant past, Superman's powers are super-charged from a devastating chemical attack by the villain Metallo...and the only ally t...

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superstan52 reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #87 Jan 27, 2022
7.0

He was in a coma for, what, a week, and forgot how to be S-M? A little silly. And how did that paper bag stay on his head? Spider-glue?

Amazing Spider-Man #87

By: Jed MacKay, Carlos Gomez
Released: Jan 26, 2022

With NYC reeling from Doc Ock's attack, Captain America and Black Cat need to know something…if Ben Reilly is really down, is Peter Parker able to step up and be Spider-Man again? You may think you know where this story is going, but you do not.

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CrazyforRAMU - Jun 8, 2022

Yes, wherever would Spider-Man get a powerful adhesive?

superstan52 added Angel (2022) to their pull list Jan 19, 2022

Angel (2022)

Welcome to Detective TV, starring Angel and his co-star -- Cordelia!

But wait, Angel isn't just a celebrity? No, he leads a double life... as a real monster hunter for Angel Investigations! Sometimes this double life can get his friends in trouble. As Wesley is recovering from a horrific curse, Angel stumbles into a series of superna...

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superstan52 reviewed Timeless #1 Jan 2, 2022
7.0

Too drawn out. Could've been 10 pages shorter.

Timeless #1

By: Jed MacKay, Kev Walker
Released: Dec 29, 2021

HOW DO YOU WIN A WAR AGAINST TIME?
A special year-ending adventure that gives portents as to what is to come in the Marvel Universe over the next twelve months! Kang the Conqueror is a warrior, a destroyer, a subjugator-but even he is subject to the whims and vicissitudes of time itself. So when a parallel timeline threatens to overwrite the fu...

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superstan52 reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #82 Dec 25, 2021
4.0

Totally ludicrous premise. Even for a comic book. Patients don't check in at the front desk? They don't provide insurance info? When there's a change of shifts, the other doctors don't notice? Loved ones don't complain to anyone except the orderly? He seems to have a voracious appetite, so you'd think someone would notice something. Totally dumb - again, even for a comic.

Amazing Spider-Man #82

By: Saladin Ahmed, Jorge Fornes
Released: Dec 22, 2021

• Something horribly wrong is happening at the McCarthy Medical Center.
•  Mary Jane Watson is trying to nurse the bedridden Peter Parker to health, but when Peter's roommate disappears, MJ has to step up.
•  Can MJ and a nonmobile Peter get to the bottom of this hospital mystery?
RATED T+

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superstan52 reviewed Daredevil #36 Dec 1, 2021
7.0

I don't know. A lot of things seem to have gotten changed/dropped. What happened to Matt determined to spend his 2 years in prison and not wanting any special treatment? No "finale" with Cole? What about Elektra/Daredevil "one must die" if The Hand is to be defeated? How was DD really changed? "Do what's right?" What does that mean, exactly? That sounds like the kind of vigilante stuff that got hi more

Daredevil #36

By: Chip Zdarsky, Manuel Garcia
Released: Dec 1, 2021

After a romance that’s blossomed over the last two years in DAREDEVIL, MAYOR WILSON FISK and TYPHOID MARY are prepared to tie the knot! But in a fashion truly befitting The House of Ideas, calamity is right around the corner for the happy couple! But what sort of terrible discovery could be so monumental as to derail the most powerful man in New ...

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Amazing Psycamorean - Dec 7, 2021

This isn't the end of the run.

superstan52 reviewed Superman: Son of Kal-El #5 Nov 16, 2021
9.0

Great issue, but with his enhanced powers, when Jon gave "the kiss" how come he didn't inadvertently rip the tongue out of his paramour?

Superman: Son of Kal-El #5

By: Tom Taylor, John Timms
Released: Nov 17, 2021

Faster than fate. As powerful as hope. Able to lift us all. For all his great power, Jon Kent can’t save everyone, but that won’t stop him from trying. How much can Earth’s new Superman do before this Man of Steel buckles? And when he does, who swoops in to save Superman?

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10

I'm reviewing the series as a whole. I rank it with "Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow" as one of the best Superman stories ever. It unwinds sort of like the 12 challenges of Hercules (or whatever that's called.) Each issue revealed a different facet of Superman: His compassion, that every life matters, his indomitable will, his moral code, the two sides - the "super" and the "man" needing more

Superman: Up In the Sky #6

By: Tom King, Andy Kubert
Released: Dec 4, 2019

Available to comics shops for the first time! It's the finale of Tom King and Andy Kubert's Man of Steel epic and Superman is captured off-planet, with Earth's remaining heroes left to fend off an alien robot invasion! If Superman can break his bonds and rise up against the diabolical mastermind who unleased the attack, he can save his adopted home...

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superstan52 reviewed Daredevil #35 Oct 27, 2021
6.0

Confusing fight scenes. Hard to follow. And bullseye used to use Everything as a weapon, not just a pistol. The way the clones are disposed of is ridiculous. And all the heroes showing up after the action is over is silly and since when do they interfere with beat cops who just have their orders? Really a come-down.

Daredevil #35

By: Chip Zdarsky, Marco Checchetto
Released: Oct 27, 2021

"LOCKDOWN" CONTINUES AS BULLSEYE REIGNS OVER NYC!
From the series that's taken the comics world by storm for over two years, it's the grudge match of the century: BULLSEYE VS. ELEKTRA!

RATED T+

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Afre reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #74 Sep 29, 2021
1.0

EDIT: After reading that bleedingcool article that confirms that this was rushed (not rewritten) by the editorial due to Beyond storyline, I get why this is so disconnected from the other storylines. I feel sorry for Spencer because he had to rush this, but my opinion on the comic doesn't change which is the following:

Okay. I had to triple check that I read all the pages. Because all I more

Amazing Spider-Man #74

By: Nick Spencer, Patrick Gleason
Released: Sep 29, 2021

• It's AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #875, and the whole ASM team is coming together to bring you a massive issue that is the culmination of three years of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN!
•  It's all lead to this... "Hunted," "Sins Rising," "Last Remains," "King's Ransom," "Chameleon Conspiracy," "Sinister War"...and so much more all led to this climax and con...

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superstan52 - Sep 30, 2021

you should know by now that comic book writers can make up whatever suits them so if they want to undo OMD without affecting May or anything else,they can do s0

Federico Liguori - Sep 30, 2021

Yeah mate, I feel you. It looks like Spencer and Marvel forgot the last 30 issues and just said "ok, let's get this done". Kindred kinda makes no sense after this issue, their motivations are incomprehensible and so is the whole "AI Harry is possessed by Mephisto who is possessing the twins". I'm glad they retconned Sins Past, but that's about it.

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daspidaboy reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #74 Sep 29, 2021
3.0

It comes with a heavy heart that I have to give this final issue a negative score. This will not have spoilers. Thanks Afre, Batman, Federico Ligueri and Jeff Plaza for explaining your thoughts more effectively than me.

Lets address the elephant in the room. The Art. I understand how art is supposed to be "subjective" but when the art isnt CONSISTENT, then its a big problem. I dont know more

Amazing Spider-Man #74

By: Nick Spencer, Patrick Gleason
Released: Sep 29, 2021

• It's AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #875, and the whole ASM team is coming together to bring you a massive issue that is the culmination of three years of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN!
•  It's all lead to this... "Hunted," "Sins Rising," "Last Remains," "King's Ransom," "Chameleon Conspiracy," "Sinister War"...and so much more all led to this climax and con...

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Jeff Plaza reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #74 Sep 29, 2021
1.0

This was massive massive let down. I was on board Nick Spencer story untill Marvel Editiorical High jacked his book and rewrote it leaving this massively unsatisfying.

THIS.WAS GARBAGE. No way he left this conclusion before he left marvel. THERE ARE LITERALLY.PANELS and dialogue in the comic that look like that were deleted. The main one is the last pages where it looks like peter says more

Amazing Spider-Man #74

By: Nick Spencer, Patrick Gleason
Released: Sep 29, 2021

• It's AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #875, and the whole ASM team is coming together to bring you a massive issue that is the culmination of three years of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN!
•  It's all lead to this... "Hunted," "Sins Rising," "Last Remains," "King's Ransom," "Chameleon Conspiracy," "Sinister War"...and so much more all led to this climax and con...

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Doku reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #74 Sep 29, 2021
1.0

Let’s be clear. Spencer, Lowe and Co. needed over 80 issues to complete the Kindred arc. 80+ issues! Repeat that again to yourself and you begin to realize just how absurd this whole fiasco really was. Then to top it off it was completely incoherent storytelling. There are only two possible explanations…either it’s total incompetence by the editorial staff or a shameless cash grab. I’m not more

Amazing Spider-Man #74

By: Nick Spencer, Patrick Gleason
Released: Sep 29, 2021

• It's AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #875, and the whole ASM team is coming together to bring you a massive issue that is the culmination of three years of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN!
•  It's all lead to this... "Hunted," "Sins Rising," "Last Remains," "King's Ransom," "Chameleon Conspiracy," "Sinister War"...and so much more all led to this climax and con...

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9.5

I honestly expected the reaction to this issue to actually be worse than it is. I didn't think OMD was getting undone, but now it's canon enough that MJ and Peter will stay together, which is all I wanted. Get rid of the half-assed romance subplots. Let Peter grow. I think this issue is a good example of reader assumption, and writer implication.

So first, reader assumption. Obviously, more

Amazing Spider-Man #74

By: Nick Spencer, Patrick Gleason
Released: Sep 29, 2021

• It's AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #875, and the whole ASM team is coming together to bring you a massive issue that is the culmination of three years of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN!
•  It's all lead to this... "Hunted," "Sins Rising," "Last Remains," "King's Ransom," "Chameleon Conspiracy," "Sinister War"...and so much more all led to this climax and con...

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Afre - Oct 1, 2021

Maybe that idea would've made sense more to me if Spencer had the time to explain it in a way he wanted. But since that will probably never happen, it will remain as a big question mark/"Mephisto shenanigans".

Amazing Psycamorean - Oct 1, 2021

@Ben Reilly It'll be soonish. I have to catch up on all the comics I haven't been reading, due to life stuff. And then I have to carve out time for them. I give myself the time between now and when the last two TPBs come out to gear up for it.

superstan52 reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #74 Sep 30, 2021
1.0

Something is definitely amiss. Months ago Dr. Strange bursts into Mephisto's lair and asks "What have you done to Peter Parker?" Now, months later, he's concerned with Harry Osborn's clone? PP produced a wedding ring months ago. What happened with that? MJ starts to admit something to Peter, it's interrupted and never referred to again. Norman Osborn sells his son's soul to the devil and then crie more

Amazing Spider-Man #74

By: Nick Spencer, Patrick Gleason
Released: Sep 29, 2021

• It's AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #875, and the whole ASM team is coming together to bring you a massive issue that is the culmination of three years of AMAZING SPIDER-MAN!
•  It's all lead to this... "Hunted," "Sins Rising," "Last Remains," "King's Ransom," "Chameleon Conspiracy," "Sinister War"...and so much more all led to this climax and con...

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