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Location: Manchester, United Kingdom Joined: Feb 23, 2014

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PurplePenguin added Reborn to their pull list Nov 1, 2016

Reborn

MARK MILLAR & GREG CAPULLO join forces to create the smash hit sci-fi / fantasy story of the year: REBORN. Where do you go when you die? Not heaven or hell; somewhere else. Somewhere you have to fight to survive. Somewhere the people from the past are waiting for you-the good and the bad.

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PurplePenguin added Ether to their pull list Nov 1, 2016

Ether

A science-minded adventurer gets mixed up in the mysteries of a fantasy world in this charming new adventure from an award-winning creative team. Boone Dias is an interdimensional explorer, a scientist from Earth who has stumbled into great responsibility. He's got an explanation for everything, so of course the Ether's magical residents turn to hi...

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PurplePenguin rated Monstress #1 Nov 1, 2016
9.5

Monstress #1

By: Marjorie M. Liu, Sana Takeda
Released: Nov 4, 2015

Astonishing X-men and Black Widow writer MARJORIE LIU returns to comics with artist SANA TAKEDA (X-23) for an all-new ONGOING SERIES! Steampunk meets Kaiju in this original fantasy epic for mature readers, as young Maika risks everything to control her psychic link with a monster of tremendous power, placing her in the center of a devastating war b...

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PurplePenguin added Frostbite to their pull list Sep 29, 2016

Frostbite

  Long after Earth has entered its second ice age, humanity has learned to cope with the frozen elements. In this cold and bleak future, heat is power, and brutal gangs roam the icy wasteland looking for it. If that wasn't enough, a terrible disease nicknamed "frostbite" is literally freezing people from the inside out. Once you catch it,...

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PurplePenguin added A.D.: After Death to their pull list Sep 29, 2016

A.D.: After Death

SERIES PREMIERE

What if we found a cure for death?
Two of comics' most acclaimed creators, SCOTT SNYDER (WYTCHES, Batman, American Vampire) and JEFF LEMIRE (DESCENDER, Moon Knight, Sweet Tooth) unite to create a three-part epic like no other, set in a future where a genetic cure for death has been found. Years after the discovery, one...

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PurplePenguin rated Cry Havoc #1 Sep 27, 2016
7.5

Cry Havoc #1

By: Simon Spurrier, Ryan Kelly
Released: Jan 27, 2016

BEHOLD THE MODERN MONSTROSITY.
X-Men Legacy writer SIMON SPURRIER and superstar artist RYAN KELLY present fiends, fragility, and firepower in an all-new series, mixing the hard-boiled militaria of Jarhead with the dark folklore of Pan's Labyrinth. Includes an unprecedented use of multiple colorists (MATT WILSON, LEE LOUGHRIDGE, & NICK FILARDI...

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PurplePenguin added Shipwreck to their pull list Sep 27, 2016

Shipwreck

Dr Jonathan Shipwright, sole survivor of a very unusual and very secret shipwreck, doesn't know where he is. Seemingly trapped on an endless road, in pursuit of a saboteur who holds the key to his salvation -- or doom. Industry legend WARREN ELLIS joins AfterShock comics with this mysterious and captivating tale full of shock, secrets and surprises...

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PurplePenguin rated Harrow County #6 Sep 26, 2016
9.0

Harrow County #6

By: Cullen Bunn, Tyler Crook
Released: Oct 14, 2015

Its said that everyone has an evil twinand in Emmys case that may be true! But if Kammi is evil, shes also charming, clever, and sweet, and she could lure Emmy down a dark and dangerous pathone that leads ever closer to fulfilling the legacy of the long-dead witch Hester Beck!

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PurplePenguin rated Harrow County #5 Sep 26, 2016
8.0

Harrow County #5

By: Cullen Bunn, Tyler Crook
Released: Sep 9, 2015

After uncovering Harrow County's twisted history and her own bizarre connection to the populace, Emmy forges a new and profound connection to the land and its creatures-but a familiar and sinister presence lurks just over the county lines . . .

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PurplePenguin added Seven to Eternity to their pull list Sep 26, 2016

Seven to Eternity

The God of Whispers has spread an omnipresent paranoia to every corner of the kingdom of Zhal; his spies hide in every hall spreading mistrust and fear. Adam Osidis, a dying knight from a disgraced house, must choose between joining a hopeless band of magic users in their desperate bid to free their world of the evil God, or accepting his promise t...

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PurplePenguin added Britannia to their pull list Sep 26, 2016

Britannia

On the fringes of civilization, the world's first detective is about to make an unholy discovery...
Ruled by the Fates. Manipulated by the Gods. Commanded by Caesar. In the year 65 A.D., one's destiny was not his own. At the height of Nero's reign, a veteran of Rome's imperial war machine has been dispatched to the farthest reaches of the colon...

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PurplePenguin added The Black Monday Murders to their pull list Sep 26, 2016

The Black Monday Murders

"MAMMON"
ALL HAIL GOD MONEY! From JONATHAN HICKMAN (EAST OF WEST, Secret Wars, Avengers) and TOMM COKER (UNDYING LOVE) comes a new crypto-noir series about the power of dirty, filthy money... and exactly what kind of people you can buy with it. THE BLACK MONDAY MURDERS is classic occultism where the various schools of magic are actually clandes...

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PurplePenguin added Eclipse to their pull list Sep 26, 2016

Eclipse

Imagine if sunlight burned you alive. In the near future, a mysterious solar event has transformed the sun's light into deadly immolating rays. The world's few survivors now live in nocturnal cities. But a killer emerges who uses sunlight to burn his victims, and when he targets the daughter of a solar power mogul, it falls to a disillusioned solar...

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PurplePenguin added Lady Killer 2 to their pull list Aug 20, 2016

Lady Killer 2

The killer housewife is back! The Schuller family has moved to Cocoa Beach, Florida, where life carries on as usual. Josie continues to juggle Tupperware parties, her kids, and a few human heads. However, when someone from her past tails her on a hit, she may be in for more than she bargained for.

"Lady Killer is worth its weight in gold f...

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PurplePenguin added Kill Or Be Killed to their pull list Aug 20, 2016

Kill Or Be Killed

The bestselling team of ED BRUBAKER and SEAN PHILLIPS (THE FADE OUT, CRIMINAL, FATALE) launch their new monthly series: KILL OR BE KILLED, the twisted story of a young man who is forced to kill bad people, and how he struggles to keep his secret as it slowly ruins his life and the lives of his friends and loved ones. Both a thriller and a deconstru...

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PurplePenguin added All-Star Batman to their pull list Aug 20, 2016

All-Star Batman

"My Own Worst Enemy" part one! Superstar writer Scott Snyder explodes into an all-new Batman series alongside legendary artist John Romita Jr., reimagining some of the Dark Knight's greatest villains. First up: Two-Face! Batman must take Two-Face to a destination out of Gotham City, but the duplicitous villain has a two of spades up his sleeve. Eve...

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PurplePenguin added Demonic (2016) to their pull list Aug 20, 2016

Demonic (2016)

SERIES PREMIERE
Detective Scott Graves will do anything to protect his family... even bargain away his soul. Now, the only thing to fear isn't New York's worst criminals, but what's already raging inside of him. After all, what's the cost of your soul when it's already damaged?

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PurplePenguin added Faster than Light to their pull list Aug 20, 2016

Faster than Light

In the very near future we discover the secret of faster-than-light travel. Suddenly the universe is wide open to us, but are we ready for it? With all the idealism of the original Star Trek and the grit and immediacy of Gravity, the story of humanity's first thrilling and terrifying adventures to the stars takes flight!

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PurplePenguin added The Beauty to their pull list Aug 20, 2016

The Beauty

THE PILOT SEASON WINNER RETURNS!
Modern society is obsessed with outward beauty. What if there was a way to guarantee you could become more and more beautiful every day? What if it was a sexually transmitted disease? In the world of The Beauty, physical perfection is attainable. The vast majority of the population has taken advantage of it, but...

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PurplePenguin rated Ninjak #7 Jun 14, 2016
7.5

Ninjak #7

By: Matt Kindt, Juan Jose Ryp
Released: Sep 9, 2015

Sanguine shatters "THE SHADOW WARS"! Ninjak goes head-to-head with the Shadow Seven's toughest villain, Sanguine - but will his past come back to bite him before she does? As a conspiracy from Colin King's first days as a spy finally comes to light in the modern day, will Ninjak survive his deadliest battle yet? And what will be left of him? Red-ho...

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PurplePenguin rated Ninjak #6 Jun 14, 2016
7.5

Ninjak #6

By: Matt Kindt, Raul Allen
Released: Aug 26, 2015

ALL-NEW ARC! ALL-NEW JUMPING-ON POINT! "THE SHADOW WARS" START NOW! WHO ARE THE SHADOW SEVEN? That's the question Ninjak was sent to answer when he was dispatched to destroy terrorist organization Weaponeer from the inside out. As the mysterious new enemies make their move, he's on a globe-spanning race against time to stop their machinations. Plus...

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PurplePenguin rated Southern Bastards #9 Jun 14, 2016
9.0

Southern Bastards #9

By: Jason Aaron, Jason Latour
Released: Jun 17, 2015

The Summer of the Bastards begins with a new arc, as the Runnin’ Rebs are gearing up for the big homecoming game against arch-rival Wetumptka County. And what better way to start homecoming week than with a murder?

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PurplePenguin rated Harrow County #4 Jun 14, 2016
8.5

Harrow County #4

By: Cullen Bunn, Tyler Crook
Released: Aug 12, 2015

Kept prisoner by a monster of her own creation, Emmy is forced to confront the truth about the evil witch of Harrow County and the power she wields!

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PurplePenguin rated Gotham Academy #3 Jun 14, 2016
8.5

Gotham Academy #3

By: Brenden Fletcher, Karl Kerschl
Released: Dec 3, 2014

If you thought getting detention was a pain, just wait till you see detention Gotham Academy-style!

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PurplePenguin rated Gotham Academy #2 Jun 12, 2016
8.0

Gotham Academy #2

By: Brenden Fletcher, Geyser
Released: Nov 5, 2014

Olive joins the creepy Order of the Bat as an afterschool activity, and we learn more about her secret past!

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PurplePenguin rated Gotham Academy #1 Jun 12, 2016
8.0

Gotham Academy #1

By: Becky Cloonan, Karl Kerschl
Released: Apr 1, 2015

WELCOME TO GOTHAM ACADEMY! Gotham City's most prestigious prep school is a very weird place. It's got a spooky campus, oddball teachers, and rich benefactors always dropping by...like that weirdo Bruce Wayne. But nothing is as strange is the students!
Like, what's up with Olive Silverlock? Is she crazy or what? Where did she go last summer? And...

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PurplePenguin rated Ninjak #5 Jun 12, 2016
8.5

Ninjak #5

By: Matt Kindt, Clay Mann
Released: Jul 29, 2015

The final secret of the Shadow Seven exposed!

Ninjak's mission to destroy Weaponeer and its secret cabal of shinobi masters just got a bit more complicated...since the newest leader of Weaponeer is... Ninjak himself?! Meanwhile, Roku's gone
missing, but we all know the world's deadliest woman is at her most dangerous when she's out of ...

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PurplePenguin rated The Field #4 Jun 11, 2016
8.0

The Field #4

By: Ed Brisson, Simon Roy
Released: Sep 17, 2014

The final issue! Secrets will be revealed! Lives will be destroyed!

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PurplePenguin rated The Field #3 Jun 11, 2016
8.0

The Field #3

By: Ed Brisson, Simon Roy
Released: Jul 2, 2014

Our protagonist faces down Christian, the ex-bible salesman turned hedonist, to find out what's really going on. The Smoke Eaters square off against the Tomorrow Men for the right to kill our plucky hero. Blood! Murder! Mayhem! Bikers and cosplayers fighting to the death!

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PurplePenguin rated The Field #2 Jun 11, 2016
8.0

The Field #2

By: Ed Brisson, Simon Roy
Released: May 14, 2014

The Smoke Eaters are in hot pursuit of Christian and our still-nameless hero. Secrets will be revealed! Friends will be betrayed! A man's face will be turned into hamburger!

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