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Battlefields: The Firefly and His Majesty #4

By: Garth Ennis, Carlos Ezquerra
Released: Mar 17, 2010

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MikeCandle rated Rumble #4 Aug 12, 2017
7.0

Rumble #4

By: John Arcudi, James Harren
Released: Mar 25, 2015

The return of Cogan! The one-armed man finally returns to answer your questions about this strange new world over a couple of stiff drinks. Also, Del the loveable skinhead prepares Rathraq (and himself) for war against an army of monsters. But can they even get past one?

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MikeCandle rated Rumble #3 Aug 12, 2017
6.0

Rumble #3

By: John Arcudi, James Harren
Released: Feb 18, 2015

It’s literally a whole new world of head-lopping action in this issue as things really start to open up—and all the broken pieces come together. Finally, we’re bringing you the origin of Rathraq! And, in a way, the origin of everybody else, too.

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MikeCandle rated Descender #11 Aug 12, 2017
8.5

Descender #11

By: Jeff Lemire, Dustin Nguyen
Released: Mar 9, 2016

"Machine Moon" Conclusion
TIM-21 discovers the secret at the heart of the Robot Resistance and it will change the course of his quest forever.

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MikeCandle rated Descender #10 Aug 12, 2017
7.0

Descender #10

By: Jeff Lemire, Dustin Nguyen
Released: Feb 10, 2016

As TIM-21 dives deeper into the mysteries of the Machine Moon-the amazing artificial world of the robot resistance-Andy, Driller, and Bandit come face to face with a startling new group called the Between.

MAJOR PLOT POINT
Brand new character "Queen Between."

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MikeCandle rated Punisher #8 Aug 12, 2017
9.5

Punisher #8

By: Becky Cloonan, Laura Braga
Released: Jan 25, 2017

OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS...
•  Frank gets help from an unlikely source.
•  But trouble's not far behind!
•  If you go out in the woods today, you're sure for a big surprise...
Parental Advisory

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MikeCandle rated Star Wars #28 Aug 12, 2017
8.5

Star Wars #28

By: Jason Aaron, Salvador Larroca
Released: Feb 1, 2017

• Master Yoda finds himself overpowered and captured!
•  Imprisoned within the caves, the master must become a student once more.
•  Plus...Ben and Luke feel the ripples of the Jedi Master's tale!
Rated T

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MikeCandle rated Star Wars #27 Aug 12, 2017
8.5

Star Wars #27

By: Jason Aaron, Salvador Larroca
Released: Jan 25, 2017

• Master Yoda finds himself on an all-new world...
•  ...full of vicious, mysteriously powered children?!
•  Not easy, will this be.
Rated T

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MikeCandle rated Karnak #6 Aug 12, 2017
8.0

Karnak #6

By: Warren Ellis, Gerardo Zaffino
Released: Feb 1, 2017

• The end of "The Flaw In All Things."
•  Karnak has it in his lethal hands to save humanity - or end it. And nobody knows what he's going to do.
Rated T+

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MikeCandle reviewed Moon Knight #11 Aug 12, 2017
6.0

This current run of Moon Knight sometimes walks a fine line between being really clever and a bit messy. More often than not it falls the right side of that line, but this issue was just a bit messy.

Moon Knight #11

By: Jeff Lemire, Greg Smallwood
Released: Feb 1, 2017

RUN FOR YOUR LIVES!
•  The asylum wasn't the first institution Marc Spector escaped, or the first that rejected him.
•  Is MOON KNIGHT stronger alone, or more vulnerable?
•  Trapped outside of reality, his survival depends on answers in his past!
Rated T+

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MikeCandle rated Old Man Logan #17 Aug 12, 2017
8.0

Old Man Logan #17

By: Jeff Lemire, Andrea Sorrentino
Released: Feb 1, 2017

IT'S OLD MAN LOGAN VERSUS A THOUSAND BROOD - WHO DO YOU PUT YOUR MONEY ON?!
•  I don't know about you, but I think those Brood are about to learn a lesson or two.
•  Meanwhile, the WASTELANDS are about as bad as LOGAN remembers them being...
•  ...which is twice as terrible, as Logan distinct...

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9.0

Star Wars: Darth Maul #1

By: Cullen Bunn, Luke Ross
Released: Feb 1, 2017

Bred on hate, fear, and anger...steeped in the ways of darkness...and trained to kill. Darth Maul's time as apprentice to Darth Sidious has long been cloaked in shadows, but at last we will reveal his tale of revenge. From writer Cullen Bunn (DEADPOOL KILLS THE MARVEL UNIVERSE, WOLVERINE) and artist Luke Ross (STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS, HERCULES...

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MikeCandle rated Young Avengers #1 Aug 12, 2017
4.0

Young Avengers #1

By: Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie
Released: Jan 23, 2013

Legacy isn't a dirty word... but it's an irrelevant one. It's not important what our parents did. It matters what WE do. Someone has to save the world. You're someone. Do the math. The critically acclaimed team of Gillen/McKelvie/Wilson (with added Norton Sauce) decide to reinvent the teen superhero comic for the 21st century, uniting Wiccan, Hulkl...

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MikeCandle rated Bullseye #1 Aug 12, 2017
8.5

Bullseye #1

By: Ed Brisson, Guillermo Sanna
Released: Feb 1, 2017

SHOOT FIRST!
Daredevil, Elektra, Punisher... You name 'em, Bullseye beat 'em. But that was just business... This?
This is pleasure. What does the world's greatest assassin do for fun? Find out what Bullseye gets involved in for laughs in this deadly first issue, way down in South America!
Rated T+

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8.5

Star Wars: Blood Ties #1

By: Tom Taylor, Chris Scalf
Released: Aug 25, 2010

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MikeCandle rated The Unworthy Thor #3 Jul 26, 2017
6.0

The Unworthy Thor #3

By: Jason Aaron, Aaron Kim Jacinto
Released: Jan 4, 2017

• The Odinson and Beta Ray Bill continue their quest to take the hammer of the Ultimate Thor from the clutches of the Collector.
•  Elsewhere, a mysterious and powerful cosmic entity has learned of the weapon's location and makes plans to claim the hammer as his own.
•  And also, the Odinson gets a new pet?!
Rated T+

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MikeCandle rated The Unstoppable Wasp #1 Jul 26, 2017
2.0

The Unstoppable Wasp #1

By: Jeremy Whitley, Elsa Charretier
Released: Jan 4, 2017

Girl. Genius. Hero. Unstoppable.
Nadia spent the entire first half of her life a captive of The Red Room, but now this teenage super-scientist is on her own for the first time, and she's ready to spread her wings!  Hank Pym's daughter has a lot of time to make up for and she's determined to change the world.  You know, if sh...

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MikeCandle rated Moon Knight #10 Jul 26, 2017
7.5

Moon Knight #10

By: Jeff Lemire, Greg Smallwood
Released: Jan 4, 2017

"DEATH AND BIRTH" STARTS HERE!
•  Marc Spector was born in Chicago, but where was Steven Grant born?
•  This story goes deep into Spector's past, picks up where LEMIRE and SMALLWOOD left off in New Egypt...
•  ...And redefines the history of MOON KNIGHT as you know it!
Rated T+

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MikeCandle rated Moon Knight #9 Jul 26, 2017
7.0

Moon Knight #9

By: Jeff Lemire, Wilfredo Torres
Released: Dec 7, 2016

A MEETING OF THE MOON KNIGHTS!
•  The many iterations of Marc Spector converge!
•  In the clash of personalities, who will emerge victorious?!
Rated T+

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MikeCandle rated Old Man Logan #16 Jul 26, 2017
8.0

Old Man Logan #16

By: Jeff Lemire, Andrea Sorrentino
Released: Jan 4, 2017

IN SPACE, NO ONE CAN HEAR YOU SNIKT!
•  After a disastrous rescue mission, LOGAN is trapped in the cold void of space, hunted by the BROOD! But...wait...Logan is also BACK IN THE WASTELANDS? How can this be?
•  Has the old man finally lost it? Or is this the fateful reunion with that dystopian future he's been...

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MikeCandle rated Daredevil #15 Jul 26, 2017
6.0

Daredevil #15

By: Charles Soule, Goran Sudzuka
Released: Jan 11, 2017

"The Seventh Day" CONTINUES!
•  A man who never misses only needs to pull the trigger once...
Rated T+

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9.0

Star Wars: Poe Dameron #10

By: Charles Soule, Phil Noto
Released: Jan 11, 2017

• Poe and Threepio's covert mission comes to an end!
•  Can they escape with their informant intact?
•  Or will Terex's past come back to haunt them?
Rated T

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MikeCandle rated Rocket Raccoon #2 Jul 26, 2017
8.0

Rocket Raccoon #2

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Jorge Coehlo
Released: Jan 11, 2017

GROUNDED!
•  Rocket is kicking in doors and busting heads!
•  Something sinister is preying on defenseless creatures in New York City.
•  And as much as Rocket hates Earth, he can't ignore the dead bodies being left in this evil's wake.
Rated T+

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MikeCandle rated Rocket Raccoon #1 Jul 26, 2017
7.5

Rocket Raccoon #1

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Jorge Coehlo
Released: Dec 28, 2016

GROUNDED!
From the pages of Guardians of the Galaxy, Rocket has found himself stuck in the LAST place he wants to be-the backwards, no-class, pit of a planet called Earth. It's where those dumb furry things people say he looks like are from! One thing is clear-it doesn't matter who or what gets in his way...he's gotta get off this mudball, NOW....

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7.5

Guardians of the Galaxy #17

By: Dan Abnett, Brad Walker
Released: Aug 26, 2009

A WAR OF KINGS TIE-IN! In order to save the universe, Adam Warlock takes desperate action and seeks the help of allies you won’t believe! This must-read issue will have profound effects not only for the Guardians of Galaxy, but for the very Marvel cosmos itself! It’s more mind-blowing galactic action from the book Ain’t It Cool News describes...

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7.0

Guardians of the Galaxy #16

By: Dan Abnett, Wes Craig
Released: Jul 22, 2009

The future begins—and ends—here! Caught between the Shi’Ar and the Kree, and desperate to stop a conflagration that could implode the universe itself, Star-Lord leads the Guardians on their most reckless and deadly mission yet! But does the “Future Tense” of the enigmatic Starhawk and the original Guardians really hold the secrets our rag...

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7.0

Guardians of the Galaxy #15

By: Dan Abnett, Brad Walker
Released: Jun 24, 2009

A WAR OF KINGS TIE-IN! Caught between the Shi’Ar and the Inhumans, how can our heroes pretend to be the Guardians of anything if they can’t even defend their own headquarters Knowhere? With nothing less than the entire future of everything at stake, it’s the defining moment for the book Aint It Cool News calls “an overdose of cool”! Rated...

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MikeCandle rated X-Statix #3 Jul 26, 2017
8.0

X-Statix #3

By: Peter Milligan, Michael Allred

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MikeCandle rated X-Statix #2 Jul 26, 2017
8.5

X-Statix #2

By: Peter Milligan, Michael Allred

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MikeCandle rated X-Statix #1 Jul 26, 2017
8.0

X-Statix #1

By: Peter Milligan, Michael Allred

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