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Yam09 rated Nightwing Annual #3 Jun 16, 2020
8.5

Nightwing Annual #3

By: Dan Jurgens, Scott Godlewski
Released: Jun 17, 2020

Dick Grayson has been many things in his life-Robin, agent of Spyral, even Batman...but will he have a choice when the Condors try to recruit him for their cause? And will they take no for an answer? A thrilling, high-octane adventure awaits over the skies of Gotham City!

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Yam09 rated Birds of Prey #1 Jun 3, 2020
1.0

Birds of Prey #1

By: Brian Azzarello, Emanuela Lupacchino
Released: Jun 3, 2020

Black Canary's life has spiraled out of control: her personal life is going through the ringer and her band is in crisis when an old flame resurfaces only to flicker out and set her on an all-new mission against an all-new opponent. The only thing she has to be grateful for is the fact that she's not alone, as Huntress finds herself on a collision ...

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Yam09 reviewed Heroes In Crisis #9 May 29, 2019
1.0

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Heroes In Crisis #9

By: Tom King, Clay Mann
Released: May 29, 2019

The most-talked-about miniseries of the year reaches its stunning finale! The mystery behind the murders at Sanctuary is solved, but the mind behind it is one the heroes never expected. With their deepest secrets exposed, the Trinity has to consider how to carry on. Should the tragedy cause them to redouble their efforts to help their hurting comra...

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TP reviewed Heroes In Crisis #4 Jan 2, 2019
1.0

Sexualization of trauma, objectification of women's body in contrast with the treatment of male characters, decompression with literally empty, copy pasted panels and heroes worrying more about their egos rather than a slaughter in their own safe space.

I know that there is a fetish thing with the Killing Joke but Heroes in Crisis goes a step further with this idea. Good art is not enou more

Heroes In Crisis #4

By: Tom King, Clay Mann
Released: Jan 2, 2019

Wonder Woman versus...Booster Gold?! Diana finds out the hard way that Booster can be a formidable opponent when his back's against the wall. Of course, being the prime suspect in a superhero massacre and exposing a secret trauma hospital for metahumans will do just that. Meanwhile, Batman and the Flash combine their detective skills to investigate...

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Æther - Jan 3, 2019

It's a short mystery Crisis story... in league with something like Identity Crisis, but much better so far. This story has far more personality, while balancing its dramatic themes well and clearly with imposing force. But, if you hate the characterizations I guess there would be no saving this one for you. I just think writers should have a chance to work with characters that are more malleable, and not bound by other interpretations in such a rigid way.

Darkseid24 - Jan 3, 2019

In my opinion Identity Crisis is a far better story than HiC. Identity Crisis qquestioned the heroes methods, but there is no real plot in HiC yet apart from deaths for shock value.

Yam09 reviewed Heroes In Crisis #4 Jan 2, 2019
1.0

I love Tom King, but this is so bad. One of the worst comics I ever read. It's trying to be deep, but only ending up as edgy.

Heroes In Crisis #4

By: Tom King, Clay Mann
Released: Jan 2, 2019

Wonder Woman versus...Booster Gold?! Diana finds out the hard way that Booster can be a formidable opponent when his back's against the wall. Of course, being the prime suspect in a superhero massacre and exposing a secret trauma hospital for metahumans will do just that. Meanwhile, Batman and the Flash combine their detective skills to investigate...

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Yam09 rated Nightwing #53 Nov 21, 2018
9.5

Nightwing #53

By: Scott Lobdell, Travis Moore
Released: Nov 21, 2018

Nightwing was shot in the head...and now, only Grayson remains, caught in the clutches of the Knight Terrors! As the group of vigilantes take on the persona and mantle of Nightwing, he is forced to ante up his hand when one of his close friends is murdered... Will he cast his lot with his old super hero friends to take down these rogues, or will he...

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Yam09 reviewed Nightwing #52 Nov 7, 2018
9.0

A slow burner worth reading. The art is amazing too. Perfect for a story as dark as this. If DC keeps this up for a year or two, Nightwing will evolve again like the 80's or when he became Batman.

Nightwing #52

By: Scott Lobdell, Chris Mooneyham
Released: Nov 7, 2018

The city of Bludhaven is descending into madness...with citizens falling victim to not only a group of vigilantes taking justice into their own hands, but to a new brand of fear focused on the past. While Grayson is happy to simply look to the future and move forward with his life, how will he deal with a threat that originates in his past? A threa...

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Yam09 rated Heroes In Crisis #2 Oct 31, 2018
4.0

Heroes In Crisis #2

By: Tom King, Clay Mann
Released: Oct 31, 2018

Suspected of murder, [REDACTED] and [REDACTED] find themselves on the run from the super-hospital called Sanctuary -with each thinking the other one is the real killer! It's up to Batman to solve this heinous crime, but suspicion falls on him when Superman and Wonder Woman ponder just how much Sanctuary's A.I. is telling them. Meanwhile, [REDACTED]...

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Yam09 reviewed Batman #57 Oct 17, 2018
3.5

"I won't kill you. But I don't have to save you."
-Batman killing someone.

When people say Batman doesn't kill, It's like we are not reading or watching the same thing. Issues like this just give fuel to the fire.

Batman #57

By: Tom King, Tony Daniel
Released: Oct 17, 2018

The KGBeast isn't working alone. As the Cold War between Batman and the Russian killer heats up, Batman's nose for mystery gets to twitching when he suspects there's more to the KGBeast's attacks than initially thought. Not only does this tie back to the court case Bruce Wayne sat on involving Mr. Freeze, there's another villainous Gotham ghoul in ...

Yam09 reviewed Nightwing #51 Oct 17, 2018
9.0

Dick Grayson has the circus blood.

Dick became Nightwing to escape Robin. He became Ric to escape Nightwing. Isn't that poetic and ironic, Mr. Grayson?

Nightwing #51

By: Scott Lobdell, Garry Brown
Released: Oct 17, 2018

Don't forget, this issue features an enhanced foil cover by Mike Perkins!
After the cataclysmic events of BATMAN #55, our hero doesn't remember training to fight, being a member of the Bat family, or being a superhero...and he could not be more content. It's his life, and he's happy to just live it with new friends and a roof over his head (wh...

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Yam09 rated Heroes In Crisis #1 Sep 26, 2018
1.0

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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Yam09 rated Nightwing #49 Sep 20, 2018
10

Nightwing #49

By: Ben Percy, Amancay Nahuelpan
Released: Sep 19, 2018

What happens when the race is no longer against each other, but against Leviathan itself? As the head of the snake reappears, and as our heroes are allied against a common enemy, the bike race changes gears and the prize comes into focus-a chance for the winner to sit in the Mobius chair and ask one question.

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Yam09 rated Nightwing #48 Sep 5, 2018
9.5

Nightwing #48

By: Ben Percy, Amancay Nahuelpan
Released: Sep 5, 2018

Guest-starring the Silencer! Dick Grayson is forced to participate in the world's greatest motorcycle  race, a three-day affair hosted on a remote island and populated by the greatest riders on the planet. Nightwing reluctantly complies, but only to save the life of an old friend. That brings him into competition with the Silencer, who's ...

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Yam09 reviewed Nightwing #36 Jan 3, 2018
7.5

The story slows down to focus on the Judge and his machinations. We know he is dangerous. But who is he? How is he connected to Nightwing and Bludhaven? Why did he disappear the last time? Why is he staying now? The connection established between the Judge and Nightwing past issue is not in this issue.

Nightwing #36

By: Sam Humphries, Bernard Chang
Released: Jan 3, 2018

"THE UNTOUCHABLES: RELENTLESS"! Bodies are piling up in Blüdhaven! Tracking down the killer will lead Nightwing into a web of corruption and intrigue-and put him in the crosshairs! Dick Grayson's greatest cold case is coming back to haunt him, and if he doesn't solve it this time, it could destroy everything he's built in his adopted hometown....

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Yam09 reviewed Nightwing: The New Order #5 Dec 27, 2017
9.0

Dick Grayson has truly lost his way, but it only makes for a better story.

Nightwing: The New Order #5

By: Kyle Higgins, Trevor McCarthy
Released: Dec 27, 2017

After a stunning revelation about the nature of Jake's powers, the former Titans head to Metropolis to join forces with the one person who they believe they can restore the world's superpowers-the depowered Superman! Caught between his old friends and the new order he created, Dick Grayson refuses to let his son become a weapon for either side... b...

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Yam09 reviewed Nightwing #35 Dec 20, 2017
8.5

A great start for the new creative team. It seems I won't miss Seeley and co that much. Let me say, the art is the standout this issue. The story is great too, but Chang's art and Maiolo's colors are on top form. Humphries on DC is unbelievable. He was meh. Now, he is woah! If he is doing what he did to Green Lanterns, we can expect more from him on the next issues.

Nightwing #35

By: Sam Humphries, Bernard Chang
Released: Dec 20, 2017

"THE UNTOUCHABLE: HUNTERS!" Nightwing finally feels like he's got his life in Blüdhaven under control. But the one thing he wasn't expecting was for a case from his past in Gotham City to rear its head here-a murderer he never set eyes on, but whose unmistakable signature has arrived in his new city! How many people will die before he's stopped th...

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8.5

Nightwing: The New Order #4

By: Kyle Higgins, Trevor McCarthy
Released: Nov 22, 2017

When the pursuit of his missing son brings Dick Grayson face to face with his ex, old wounds are reexamined and a tentative new alliance is formed between former enemies. But when a stunning discovery is made about his son's unique superpowers, the stakes become much higher and Grayson must take the fight straight to the Crusaders!

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Yam09 reviewed Nightwing #34 Dec 8, 2017
8.5

A strong ending wrapping up Seeley's run. With the time constraints involved, the creative team was able to use everything introduced in their whole run and introduce new elements in the Nightwing mythos. It might have missed and fell in some beats of the story, but it has delivered a satisfying story in the end. Seeley's Grayson and Nightwing run so far has defined this decade's Dick Grayson. I a more

Nightwing #34

By: Tim Seeley, Javi Fernandez
Released: Dec 6, 2017

"RAPTOR'S REVENGE" finale! With Nightwing injured, Raptor attempts to turn the citizens of Blüdhaven into monsters. It will take everything Nightwing has to stop Raptor. Will his rocky alliance with Blockbuster stand long enough to take down Raptor, or will Nightwing be forced to take down his two greatest foes alone?
RATED T

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Yam09 reviewed Nightwing #33 Nov 15, 2017
8.5

I don't know why I like this and the past issue so much. Both are flawed, yet I never had a moment of boredom. The whole issue screams what a comic book is for me: a hero with a heart of gold, a villain who is conflicted, a wacky plan and a lot of monsters causing havoc. The kid in me liked this, especially the Tiger Shark moment. In conclusion, this issue brought a smile to my face and reminded m more

Nightwing #33

By: Tim Seeley, Javi Fernandez
Released: Nov 15, 2017

"Raptor's Revenge" part four! The streets of Blüdhaven are burning. Raptor is punishing Nightwing for rejecting him. Nightwing must rally the city and the Run-Offs and hope that Blockbuster's hatred of him doesn't outweigh his loyalty to the people of the Blüd.

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Yam09 reviewed Nightwing #32 Nov 1, 2017
8.5

It's a great issue. The best one out of the past months. If Seeley can keep on doing this, his last arc will be a one to remember.

Nightwing #32

By: Tim Seeley, Miguel Mendonca
Released: Nov 1, 2017

"Raptor's Revenge" part three! Nightwing and Blockbuster are forced into becoming allies as Raptor's plans grow more sinister--and more brazen! The last thing Dick Grayson was expecting was for Raptor to walk right up to him at his day job at the Marcus Casino...and the villain's first gamble? The lives of everyone in Blüdhaven!

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Yam09 reviewed Nightwing: The New Order #3 Oct 26, 2017
9.0

I agree with the other person here. Kyle Higgins should write an Old Man Grayson. This is better than his and Seeley's current run.

Nightwing: The New Order #3

By: Kyle Higgins, Trevor McCarthy
Released: Oct 25, 2017

After an unthinkable tragedy strikes the Grayson family, Dick finds himself a prisoner of the very system he helped create-with his son's life hanging in the balance. With nowhere else to turn, Grayson seeks out an old friend for help...but some mistakes are impossible to forgive.
RATED T+

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Yam09 reviewed Nightwing #31 Oct 18, 2017
8.0

I love Raptor and Blockbuster's moral greyness. They are not evil for evil's sake. It makes them human and we can relate with that.

It's a shame Nightwing is just a superhero caricature in this. Seeley's character work of Dick Grayson is at its' lowest in this arc, which is a great surprise if you read the rest of his run.

In the end, this is another buildup issue. I just ho more

Nightwing #31

By: Tim Seeley, Miguel Mendonca
Released: Oct 18, 2017

"RAPTOR'S REVENGE" part two! Raptor's wrath is rolling through the streets of Blüdhaven, and every ally Nightwing has made there is under attack! He'll have to make an awful pact with Blockbuster if he wants to save the city-a pact that will change the course of Nightwing's destiny!
RATED T

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Yam09 dropped Teen Titans (2016) from their pull list Oct 13, 2017

Teen Titans (2016)

"Damian Knows Best" part one! Now that Damian has "summoned" the Teen Titans, the tyrannical teen reveals his master plan! But a great evil from Damian's past is lurking around the corner, ready to strike at the team's newest leader and destroy the new Teen Titans before they even begin!

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Yam09 dropped Suicide Squad (2016) from their pull list Oct 13, 2017

Suicide Squad (2016)

"The Black Vault" part one! When a mysterious and definitely super-important cosmic item falls out of the heavens and into enemy hands, America has only one option: Task Force X, Amanda Waller's strike team of incarcerated super-criminals. A one-stop-shop for plausibly deniable espionage and ultra- violence, this "Suicide Squad" only handles missio...

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Yam09 dropped Green Arrow (2016) from their pull list Oct 13, 2017

Green Arrow (2016)

"THE DEATH AND LIFE OF OLIVER QUEEN" chapter one
As Oliver struggles with how he can fight "the man" when his huge fortune makes him the man, he and Black Canary uncover a deadly new threat to Seattle that cuts the Archer to the bone.
THEY SAID IT: "My touchstones are [former GA writers] Dennis O'Neil and Mike Grell, while trying to make th...

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Yam09 reviewed Nightwing #30 Oct 6, 2017
7.5

The pace of the story is too fast. It may be because Seeley is closing his run. This is the build-up issue, so I'm expecting a slower more focused story in the next issues.

Nightwing #30

By: Tim Seeley, Miguel Mendonca
Released: Oct 4, 2017

"RAPTOR'S REVENGE" part one! Nightwing rejected Raptor's offer to be his new protégé. And since he escaped prison months ago, Raptor has been making his plans to show Nightwing that if he didn't want Raptor as a mentor...he will get him as the worst enemy he's ever had! Now, Raptor is back in Blüdhaven with secrets and a plan that will tear the ...

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Yam09 reviewed Nightwing: The New Order #2 Sep 27, 2017
9.5

I wish this series is more than 6 issues. It deserves it.

The handling of complex questions is amazing. It does not preach nor rebuke. It just shows and leaves the readers to decide their stance. The story is not a simple right or wrong; it is personal.

Nightwing: The New Order #2

By: Kyle Higgins, Trevor McCarthy
Released: Sep 27, 2017

Dick Grayson's commitment to the Crusaders is put to the test after he learns a shocking secret about a member of his own family. Eager to keep the scandal as quiet as possible, Grayson turns to an old friend for some answers-and what he learns will alter his destiny forever.

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Yam09 reviewed Nightwing #29 Sep 20, 2017
7.5

In my opinion the story is moving slowly and the villains jump from cartoon-y to scary then back again, but the reveal and its connections, even to the New52 Nightwing series, has been solid. All in all, it's a good issue for a tie-in.

Nightwing #29

By: Tim Seeley, Paul Pelletier
Released: Sep 20, 2017

A DARK NIGHTS: METAL tie-in! "GOTHAM RESISTANCE" part two! One vanquished foe gives way to another, even worse threat as this crucial tie-in to DC's METAL continues! Hopelessly lost in a kingdom of snow and ice, our heroes are set upon by Mr. Freeze and his fearsome frost giants from the Dark Multiverse! But help arrives in the form of an at once f...

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Yam09 reviewed Nightwing #28 Sep 6, 2017
8.5

There's a person scoring 1.0 in every issue. I don't know if he has a hate vendetta against Dick Grayson or Seeley, but it destroys the purpose of user reviews when one angry person can destroy the truthfulness of the score. Please don't mind him, and CBRU please find measures against score abuses like this. Thank you.

Nightwing #28

By: Tim Seeley, Javi Fernandez
Released: Sep 6, 2017

"SPYRAL" finale! Mr. Minos has returned to hijack Nightwing's brain and steal all his superhero secrets! Will Huntress and Nightwing be able to save every superhero in the world-or will Mr. Minos' scheme shatter Nightwing's mind beyond repair? who seems both foreign and familiar...

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Yam09 - Sep 16, 2017

*CBRU (We also need an edit comment button.)

Dan - Sep 18, 2017

Agreed. That user has now been removed and their ratings have been wiped.

Yam09 rated Batman #30 Sep 6, 2017
4.5

Batman #30

By: Tom King, Clay Mann
Released: Sep 6, 2017

"THE BALLAD OF KITE MAN" part two! In our second "War of Jokes and Riddles" interlude, it's the making of a super-villain! He's been pushed by Batman to snitch on The Joker, and cajoled by The Joker to betray Batman-now, the flunky who would be Kite Man finally snaps. He's lost everything, and a life of crime is the only way to go.

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