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Triseult reviewed Decorum #6 Dec 16, 2020
7.0

I'm reading this for the art, which is surprising considering this is a Hickman gig. But honestly, the tone is all over the place, and the main character has yet to show an interesting side. The motivation for the Sisterhood of Mankind makes no sense, and the main plot JUST caught up to the main storyline with two issues to go.

Did I mention the art? Crazy good.

Decorum #6

By: Jonathan Hickman, Mike Huddleston
Released: Dec 16, 2020

There are many assassins in the known universe, this is the story of the most well-mannered one.

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8.5

I felt the first two issues were surprisingly slow considering their subject matter, but this final issue of the 3-issue miniseries sure didn't slow down one bit. Lots happened, probably enough to fit in 4 or 5 issues, and it was all exciting and crazy.

Looking forward to "Hell & Gone"!

Locke & Key: In Pale Battalions Go #3

By: Joe Hill, Gabriel Rodriguez
Released: Dec 16, 2020

Jonathan Locke uses the power of the Anywhere Key to flee the slaughter in Ypres and return to Keyhouse. But now the door is open between Flanders Fields and Lovecraft, Massachusetts... and the sinister Oberlutenant Eric Murnau has led a small band through to claim the magical keys for Germany!

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Triseult added Hellions (2020) to their pull list Dec 3, 2020

Hellions (2020)

BAD IS THE NEW GOOD!
When Krakoa opened their doors to all mutants and forgave all past crimes, they might have known they'd have to accept some of their worst foes into the fold... but they didn't plan for what to do with them. Not to worry-Mister Sinister knows what to do with the troublemakers. Meet his new Hellions: Scalphunter, Wild Child,...

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Triseult reviewed Daredevil #25 Dec 2, 2020
9.0

If you'd told me 25 issues ago that Daredevil would end up in jail with his mask on, I would have probably rolled my eyes. Except this is really good stuff! The mask thing is a bit silly, but that's okay. This issue avoided jail clichés and instead gave us a great character turn and an exciting new direction for the issues to follow. Zdarsky remains, as always, at the top of his game.

Daredevil #25

By: Chip Zdarsky, Marco Checchetto
Released: Dec 2, 2020

"DOING TIME" Starts Here!
After a landmark year that put Daredevil through the wringer, this December, CHIP ZDARSKY and MARCO CHECCHETTO are dropping the Man Without Fear into familiar territory: behind bars. But there are no conspiracies against Daredevil to be found here - just the truth that his actions led to a man's death.
Faced with...

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Triseult reviewed Batman/Catwoman #1 Dec 1, 2020
6.0

As excited as I am to return to Tom King's Batman, the time jumps were too jarring and made a pretty straightforward tale confusing. I'm also a bit annoyed that we're spending time in the future, because, as lovely as that future was in the Annual, we all know it will never survive the whims of future writers. As such, it feels like a bit of a waste of time.

Batman/Catwoman #1

By: Tom King, Clay Mann
Released: Dec 2, 2020

At last, Tom King returns to the rocky, romantic saga of Batman and Catwoman with his Heroes in Crisis collaborator, superstar artist Clay Mann!
Echoing plot points from King’s epic Batman run, this sweeping tale is told across three timelines: the past, when the Bat and the Cat first fell in love; the present, where their union is threat...

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Triseult added Batman/Catwoman (2020) to their pull list Dec 1, 2020

Batman/Catwoman (2020)

At last, Tom King returns to the rocky, romantic saga of Batman and Catwoman with his Heroes in Crisis collaborator, superstar artist Clay Mann!
Echoing plot points from King’s epic Batman run, this sweeping tale is told across three timelines: the past, when the Bat and the Cat first fell in love; the present, where their union is threat...

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Triseult added A Dark Interlude to their pull list Dec 1, 2020

A Dark Interlude

After the stunning success of Fearscape, comes A Dark Interlude, the story of-No! The only offence to literature greater than the loathsome synopsis is the sequel. I will not stand idle while some poor excuse for an editor mangles and confuses my story, which is intact, perfect, and concluded, with this derivative drivel. Mark my words, this nonsen...

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Triseult dropped DCeased: Hope At World's End from their pull list Dec 1, 2020

DCeased: Hope At World's End

The Anti-Life Equation has infected over a billion people on Earth. Heroes and villains have fallen. In the immediate aftermath of the destruction of Metropolis, Superman and Wonder Woman spearhead a plan to try to stem the tide of infection, preserve and protect survivors, and develop a plan for what’s next. In the Earth’s darkest hour heroes ...

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Triseult reviewed DCeased: Dead Planet #6 Dec 1, 2020
8.5

Love how Taylor keeps throwing complications into the DCeased universe. This was a pretty kickass read, and I'm looking forward to next month's conclusion.

DCeased: Dead Planet #6

By: Tom Taylor, Trevor Hairsine
Released: Dec 2, 2020

The remaining heroes of the DC Universe are stuck between Hell and a hard place! With the Justice League racing against the clock to create a cure, the cruel masters of the southern garden are determined to wipe all anti-life from the planet. 
Just when you didn’t think it could get worse…the war to save Earth takes a devilish new dire...

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8.0

The whole reason I read this digital series is because of Taylor's exceptional handle on character relationships. In this regard, this issue was a fantastic ending to the series. Really enjoyed Luthor's plan coming together. This whole series was a fun read.

DCeased: Hope At World's End #15

By: Tom Taylor, Marco Failla
Released: Dec 9, 2020

The senses shattering conclusion to the epic is here…surrounded by a sea of the undead and led by the Anti-Life Black Adam, can Superman and the remaining Justice League fight their way out?

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Triseult reviewed The Department of Truth #3 Nov 26, 2020
10

Holy hell, this is brilliant, potent stuff. When I read the concept for this series I thought it was cute that they would explore urban legends, but this is so... raw and contemporary. Really, really good stuff.

The art is amazing, too, and a perfect complement for the writing. Perhaps Tynion's best stuff ever.

The Department of Truth #3

By: James Tynion IV, Martin Simmonds
Released: Nov 25, 2020

Mary never knew what "false flag" or "crisis actor" meant, until her son was murdered in a mass shooting, and the threats and accusations began. But as her reality starts to bend around her, it's the job of the Department of Truth to keep these dark conspiracies from coming true...at any cost. JAMES TYNION IV (Batman) & MARTIN SIMMONDS (Dying is Ea...

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Triseult dropped Suicide Squad (2019) from their pull list Nov 25, 2020

Suicide Squad (2019)

Task Force X-nicknamed the Suicide Squad-unites some of the DCU's unlikeliest villains for its bloodiest series yet! The Squad's new mission is to neutralize a new group of international super-terrorists known as the Revolutionaries-and not everyone on either side will make it out back alive! But when the U.S. government's most deniable team of do-...

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Triseult dropped Justice League Dark (2018) from their pull list Nov 25, 2020

Justice League Dark (2018)

From the pages of JUSTICE LEAGUE: NO JUSTICE! Earth's magic once belonged to them. Now they want the magic back. But who exactly are they? It's up to the new Justice League Dark to find out and stop this nightmarish new threat at all costs! After the events of NO JUSTICE, team leader Wonder Woman guides the misfit magic mix of Zatanna, Swamp Thing,...

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Triseult dropped John Constantine: Hellblazer from their pull list Nov 25, 2020

John Constantine: Hellblazer

John Constantine is back in London, back to his old tricks-and just in time, as things have become very dark indeed in his old stomping grounds. A small-time gang lord has found himself dealing with a big-time outbreak of supernatural weirdness...and without any allies to call on and nothing left to call his own, John doesn't have much choice about...

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Triseult liked this:
10

This is probably my favorite issue of the run. And it's such an incredible shame that this is the end. If DC had any sense, they'd bring it back, even if the sales aren't what they'd like. Sometimes a story is worth publishing even if it's not a major seller. It'd look good to have one of the most critically acclaimed and universally praised series on shelves.

John Constantine: Hellblazer #12

By: Simon Spurrier, Aaron Campbell
Released: Nov 25, 2020

FINAL ISSUE
John Constantine faces his final reckoning with the older version of himself who’s been seeding magical chaos all around England, while the lives of all his friends hang in the balance…and that is not a good situation for John Constantine’s friends. Can the evil in John’s heart ever be contained? Or will it reach out and ...

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10

I love Delano's and Ennis's Hellblazer runs. This one was better. It's possible the comics market isn't big enough to support this sort of book anymore, which is a shame, because I wrapped up this story looking at the final black page and cursing that this was it. The story ends at a point that someone else can pick up from in the future, but it will be a real shame if Spurrier/Campbell aren't inv more

John Constantine: Hellblazer #12

By: Simon Spurrier, Aaron Campbell
Released: Nov 25, 2020

FINAL ISSUE
John Constantine faces his final reckoning with the older version of himself who’s been seeding magical chaos all around England, while the lives of all his friends hang in the balance…and that is not a good situation for John Constantine’s friends. Can the evil in John’s heart ever be contained? Or will it reach out and ...

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2.0

It perplexes me as to how even with endless possibilities and potential for stories brought upon with the medium of the Dark Multiverse, DC can't seem to hire anyone with a single shred of imagination!

These are the stories in this book:

-"Scary Stories to tell in the Dark Multiverse" = More Snyder Robin King projection.

-"Feeding the Beast" = DC gave Patton Oswald more

Dark Nights: Death Metal: The Multiverse Who Laughs #1

By: Saladin Ahmed, Scot Eaton
Released: Nov 25, 2020

The DC Multiverse is a collection of alternate-reality worlds where anything is possible. Each world tells the tale of a possible split in reality, or shows how lives vary depending on a single, solitary decision. But now that the Multiverse has been destroyed, the Batman Who Laughs has used his god like power to create a new Dark Multiverse…a co...

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Weird Science Jim - Nov 26, 2020

The Kid in the Fear Index is Jean-Paul Valley (Azreal), but that might make it even worse since they do nothing with it!

10

What a perfect conclusion to a near-perfect run. I keep thinking back to Constantine's earlier runs, and I'm not sure even Delano's 1988-1991 had this level of character grit and bold urban mustiness. Not only that, but the art is absolutely stunning throughout.

Here's hoping the creative team will get to tackle John again in the very near future, especially given the amazing ground the more

John Constantine: Hellblazer #12

By: Simon Spurrier, Aaron Campbell
Released: Nov 25, 2020

FINAL ISSUE
John Constantine faces his final reckoning with the older version of himself who’s been seeding magical chaos all around England, while the lives of all his friends hang in the balance…and that is not a good situation for John Constantine’s friends. Can the evil in John’s heart ever be contained? Or will it reach out and ...

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Triseult reviewed Rorschach #2 Nov 17, 2020
7.5

I don't know how to feel about this series yet, but I figure this is because it's very much a single work broken into twelve issues. It's definitely a slow burn, and that's not a bad thing at all. I guess I'll just trust in King and hang around until the actual plot starts to coalesce.

Rorschach #2

By: Tom King, Jorge Fornes
Released: Nov 18, 2020

What’s the connection between an aging comic book artist and Rorschach? That’s the question the detective investigating the attempted assassination of a presidential candidate must answer. Wil Myerson, a reclusive artist known for his pirate comics, went from drawing the adventures of Pontius Pirate and the Citizen to working with a mysterious ...

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MainManDan reviewed Wolverine #7 Nov 11, 2020
4.0

Is it me or was this kinda... anticlimactic? After all the hype and issues building up to the duels we get:

- a super-short battle where Betsy loses for some unknown reason
- a wedding (Excalibur)
- arm wrestling
- a drink off
- another short fight battle between Wolverine vs Summoner (and his momma).

The banquet was fun, but I expected the tournament to more

Wolverine #7

By: Ben Percy, Joshua Cassara
Released: Nov 11, 2020

Endurance. Survival. The true lesson of pain.

Parental Advisory

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maelstron reviewed Wolverine #7 Nov 11, 2020
4.0

Art is really great here.
But the writing is all over the place

Wolverine #7

By: Ben Percy, Joshua Cassara
Released: Nov 11, 2020

Endurance. Survival. The true lesson of pain.

Parental Advisory

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Duke of Krakoa reviewed Excalibur #14 Nov 11, 2020
2.0

I usually love Tini's writing but the only good thing here is the art.

Excalibur #14

By: Tini Howard, Phil Noto
Released: Nov 11, 2020

Two swords. Two cups. Two must answer.

Rated T+

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Federico Liguori reviewed Excalibur #14 Nov 11, 2020
4.0

Wait, this is a joke right? RIGHT? The mutant series were not stopped for this... RIGHT?

Excalibur #14

By: Tini Howard, Phil Noto
Released: Nov 11, 2020

Two swords. Two cups. Two must answer.

Rated T+

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mattcole15 reviewed Excalibur #14 Nov 11, 2020
6.5

Excuse me?

Excalibur #14

By: Tini Howard, Phil Noto
Released: Nov 11, 2020

Two swords. Two cups. Two must answer.

Rated T+

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maelstron reviewed Excalibur #14 Nov 11, 2020
1.5

So much for a fight and it lats 2 pages. LOL

Excalibur #14

By: Tini Howard, Phil Noto
Released: Nov 11, 2020

Two swords. Two cups. Two must answer.

Rated T+

Triseult reviewed Excalibur #14 Nov 12, 2020
5.0

After all the buildup for the tournament, this was astonishingly lame. So it turns out all those great swords are pointless because this is just some weird tournament with made-up rules where you can score a point by marrying someone. Heh.

The next contests in Wolverine aren't any better. This has severely deflated my interest in the X of Swords event.

Excalibur #14

By: Tini Howard, Phil Noto
Released: Nov 11, 2020

Two swords. Two cups. Two must answer.

Rated T+

Triseult dropped Black Science from their pull list Nov 10, 2020

Black Science

Grant McKay, former member of The Anarchistic Order of Scientists, has finally done the impossible: He has deciphered Black Science and punched through the barriers of reality. But what lies beyond the veil is not epiphany, but chaos. Now Grant and his team are lost, living ghosts shipwrecked on an infinite ocean of alien worlds, barreling through ...

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Triseult dropped X-O Manowar (2017) from their pull list Nov 10, 2020

X-O Manowar (2017)

Born under the oppressive thumb of the Roman Empire, Aric of Dacia learned warfare at an early age.

It was amid such violence that he was abducted by an alien race. Forced into slavery, he survived where others perished. His escape would come from bonding with a weapon of immeasurable power: the X-O Manowar armor. With it, he returned to E...

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Triseult dropped Ms. Marvel (2015) from their pull list Nov 10, 2020

Ms. Marvel (2015)

The internationally-beloved, butt-kicking, smack-talking, most adorable super hero makes her triumphant return. Look out world, Kamala Khan is back and officially an Avenger! Yup, the dream to end all dreams has happened for Kamala. She's toe to toe with the best of the best, but will being one of Earth's mightiest heros be everything she imagined?...

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Triseult dropped Doom Patrol (2016) from their pull list Nov 10, 2020

Doom Patrol (2016)

  The atoms are buzzing. The daydreams crowd sentient streets, and the creative team has been warned, "Turn back now or suffer the mighty consequence of sheer, psycho-maniacal mayhem." Generation-arsonists unite-this is DOOM PATROL, and the God of the Super Heroes is bleeding on the floor.
A blenderized reimagining of the ultimate series of t...

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