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Location: Brantford, ON, Canada Joined: Jun 27, 2017 About Me: I enjoy puffing one and enjoying a good story or two.

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Bill Blaze rated Rorschach #1 Oct 19, 2020
8.5

Rorschach #1

By: Tom King, Jorge Fornes
Released: Oct 14, 2020

It’s been 35 years since Ozymandias dropped a giant interdimensional squid on New York City, killing thousands and destroying the public’s trust in heroes once and for all. And since that time, one figure in a fedora, mask, and trenchcoat has become a divisive culture icon.
So what does it mean when Rorschach reappears as an assassin try...

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Bill Blaze rated Strange Adventures #6 Oct 19, 2020
9.0

Strange Adventures #6

By: Tom King, Mitch Gerads
Released: Oct 14, 2020

How determined is Mr. Terrific to find the truth? The answer becomes more challenging as the whole world starts to turn against him. Adam Strange is a hero who can save the Earth from alien invasion, and who is Mr. Terrific to say otherwise? The extent of the denial only makes the man more suspicious. 
Not that the warmongering Pykkts care...

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Bill Blaze rated Red Mother #9 Oct 19, 2020
8.5

Red Mother #9

By: Jeremy Haun, Danny Luckert
Released: Oct 14, 2020

Daisy always suspected that Leland Black had ulterior motives in hiring her, but
when the truth finally comes out, Daisy could never have expected how far his reach
goes. What does Leland have planned for Daisy - and what does it have to do with
the Red Mother?

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Bill Blaze rated Die #14 Oct 16, 2020
8.5

Die #14

By: Kieron Gillen, Stephanie Hans
Released: Oct 7, 2020

"THE GREAT GAME," Part Four
"Hey, Stephanie, shall we do DIE's take on the big battles in Return of the King?"
"Sure thing, Kieron. Can you add some big emotional messy beats to the visual splendor?"
"Sure thing!"

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Bill Blaze rated Thor #8 Oct 14, 2020
7.5

Thor #8

By: Donny Cates, Aaron Kuder
Released: Oct 7, 2020

YOU  GET A MJOLNIR, AND YOU  GET A MJOLNIR, AND...
Everyone gets a hammer! That's right - come on down to Broxton, Oklahoma, and pick up Mjolnir for yourself! The famed hammer of the Thunder God is free for the taking...no worthiness required???
Rated T+

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8.0

We Only Find Them When They're Dead #2

By: Al Ewing, Simone Di Meo
Released: Oct 7, 2020

Captain Malik and the crew of the Vihaan II escape from their tyrannical government - and chart a course straight to the first living god they can find! But the only thing more dangerous than what lies ahead of them...is who follows behind them.

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Bill Blaze rated Batman: Three Jokers #2 Oct 14, 2020
8.5

Batman: Three Jokers #2

By: Geoff Johns, Jason Fabok
Released: Sep 30, 2020

As Batman and Batgirl follow an unexpected thread linking the three Jokers with someone from the Dark Knight’s past, Red Hood dives headfirst into trouble and finds himself struggling to stay afloat without the aid of his allies.
Batman: Three Jokers continues its trajectory as the ultimate examination of The Joker and his never-ending con...

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9.5

John Constantine: Hellblazer #10

By: Simon Spurrier, Matias Bergara
Released: Sep 30, 2020

The specter of his older self (and the terrible bargain he made to get another chance at life) has been playing a cat-and-mouse game with John Constantine for months now-but now the game is over, and it’s time to get down to business. Namely, the business of destroying absolutely everything that made that second lease on life worth living…

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Bill Blaze added Matias Bergara to their creator watch list Oct 14, 2020
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Bill Blaze rated Ascender #13 Oct 14, 2020
8.5

Ascender #13

By: Jeff Lemire, Dustin Nguyen
Released: Sep 30, 2020

"THE DIGITAL MAGE," Part Three Mila, Driller, Telsa, and the crew finally escape into space and head to the only planet in the galaxy that Mother is too scared to control...Phages!

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Bill Blaze added The Department of Truth to their pull list Sep 30, 2020

The Department of Truth

SERIES PREMIERE! Cole Turner has studied conspiracy theories all his life, but he isn't prepared for what happens when he discovers that all of them are true, from the JFK assassination to flat Earth theory and reptilian shapeshifters. One organization has been covering them up for generations. What is the deep, dark secret behind the Department of...

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Bill Blaze reviewed The Department of Truth #1 Sep 30, 2020
8.5

Looks interesting.

The Department of Truth #1

By: James Tynion IV, Martin Simmonds
Released: Sep 30, 2020

SERIES PREMIERE! Cole Turner has studied conspiracy theories all his life, but he isn't prepared for what happens when he discovers that all of them are true, from the JFK assassination to flat Earth theory and reptilian shapeshifters. One organization has been covering them up for generations. What is the deep, dark secret behind the Department of...

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Bill Blaze reviewed Venom #28 Sep 30, 2020
8.0

The story is fine but the artwork looks more suitable for an issue of Venumb.

Venom #28

By: Donny Cates, Juan Gedeon
Released: Sep 23, 2020

As if ONE new threat to Eddie Brock and his son, Dylan, wasn't bad enough, an entirely different foe rears its monstrous head as Eddie and Dylan try to find their way! But in this dangerous new world, Eddie's also enlisted the help of some new allies, some of whom have familiar faces - and who Eddie may never want to leave!

Rated T+

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Bill Blaze rated Gideon Falls #25 Sep 30, 2020
8.5

Gideon Falls #25

By: Jeff Lemire, Andrea Sorrentino
Released: Sep 23, 2020

"WICKED WORLDS," Part Four The Bishop will finally reveal the secrets of the Multiverse to Angela...IF she can survive long enough to hear them!

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Bill Blaze rated Thor #7 Sep 30, 2020
8.5

Thor #7

By: Donny Cates, Aaron Kuder
Released: Sep 16, 2020

SOMETHING IS WRONG WITH MJOLNIR... And this is a poor time for the All-Father of Asgard to lose his primary weapon. The Golden City is in chaos after Galactus' ill-timed visit, and there are new threats on the horizon. Thor needs his hammer now more than ever...and yet the Uru grows heavier with every passing day. What will it take for the God of T...

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9.0

Wonder Woman: Dead Earth #4

By: Daniel Warren Johnson
Released: Aug 19, 2020

As the biggest and deadliest Haedra converge on the final fortress of humankind, Wonder Woman prepares to make the ultimate sacrifice to save humanity from the fury of Themyscira. Don’t miss the conclusion to this critically acclaimed DC Black Label series! 

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Bill Blaze rated Red Mother #8 Sep 17, 2020
8.5

Red Mother #8

By: Jeremy Haun, Danny Luckert
Released: Sep 9, 2020

Daisy always suspected that Leland Black had ulterior motives in hiring her, but when the truth finally comes out, Daisy could never have expected how far his reach goes. What does Leland have planned for Daisy-and what does it have to do with the Red Mother?

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Bill Blaze rated X-Men #12 Sep 17, 2020
8.0

X-Men #12

By: Jonathan Hickman, Leinil Francis Yu
Released: Sep 16, 2020

THE SUMMONING BEGINS. A lead-in to the biggest X-story of the summer.

Rated T+

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Bill Blaze rated Web Of Venom: Wraith #1 Sep 17, 2020
8.0

Web Of Venom: Wraith #1

By: Donny Cates, Guiu Vilanova
Released: Sep 9, 2020

• Since his appearance in GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY, one thing WRAITH has made perfectly clear is that he's hunting KNULL, the God of the Symbiotes.
•  Now, in the wastelands on the outskirts of the cosmos, he'll have his chance to face him...
  Rated T+

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7.0

This is trash in comparison to Spurrier's current run.

Hellblazer: Rise and Fall #1

By: Tom Taylor, Darick Robertson
Released: Sep 2, 2020

A billionaire falls out of the sky and is gruesomely skewered on a church spire. Bizarrely, Angel Wings are attached to his back. More follow until, hallelujah, it's raining businessmen. Detective Aisha Bukhari is stumped by this, until she's visited by her childhood friend, occult investigator John Constantine. DC’s Hellblazer discovers a link b...

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Bill Blaze liked this:
5.0

I wasn't a fan of this. It's obviously much worse than Spurrier's Hellblazer, and isn't worth the price tag, plus the art sucked.

Hellblazer: Rise and Fall #1

By: Tom Taylor, Darick Robertson
Released: Sep 2, 2020

A billionaire falls out of the sky and is gruesomely skewered on a church spire. Bizarrely, Angel Wings are attached to his back. More follow until, hallelujah, it's raining businessmen. Detective Aisha Bukhari is stumped by this, until she's visited by her childhood friend, occult investigator John Constantine. DC’s Hellblazer discovers a link b...

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Darrow reviewed Hellblazer: Rise and Fall #1 Sep 4, 2020
7.0

#Savehellblazer. This comic was good but Spurrier's hellblazer was MASTERPIECE.

Hellblazer: Rise and Fall #1

By: Tom Taylor, Darick Robertson
Released: Sep 2, 2020

A billionaire falls out of the sky and is gruesomely skewered on a church spire. Bizarrely, Angel Wings are attached to his back. More follow until, hallelujah, it's raining businessmen. Detective Aisha Bukhari is stumped by this, until she's visited by her childhood friend, occult investigator John Constantine. DC’s Hellblazer discovers a link b...

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Bill Blaze rated Red Mother #7 Sep 13, 2020
8.0

Red Mother #7

By: Jeremy Haun, Danny Luckert
Released: Aug 12, 2020

Daisy is on another continent working for Leland Black when she begins to realize that the problems she thought she left behind in New York City have followed her all the way to London. As strange things continue to happen, Daisy finds that she has a bigger puzzle that must be solved.  

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Bill Blaze rated Ascender #12 Sep 13, 2020
8.5

Ascender #12

By: Jeff Lemire, Dustin Nguyen
Released: Sep 2, 2020

"THE DIGITAL MAGE," Part Two
Last issue saw the return of the beloved Driller, and now another fan-favorite DESCENDER character is set to return...but have they been forever changed? Find out!

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Bill Blaze rated Die #13 Sep 13, 2020
8.5

Die #13

By: Kieron Gillen, Stephanie Hans
Released: Sep 2, 2020

"THE GREAT GAME," Part Three "War isn't a game" seems obvious. Let one of DIE's most aggressive masters explain:
i) why that isn't true
ii) that war being a game only makes it worse.

Can our heroes save the world? Can they save anything?

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Bill Blaze rated X-Men #11 Sep 11, 2020
8.0

X-Men #11

By: Jonathan Hickman, Leinil Francis Yu
Released: Aug 26, 2020

THE TREES ARE KILLING THE CHILDREN!
Rated T+

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9.0

John Constantine: Hellblazer #9

By: Simon Spurrier, Matias Bergara
Released: Aug 26, 2020

The British royal family has always had an interest in breeding the world’s finest racehorses. When one disgraced royal cooks up a scheme to re-create the most magical of all horses, it’s up to John Constantine to stop him from unleashing a bloodthirsty horror!

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Bill Blaze rated Strange Adventures #4 Sep 9, 2020
8.5

Strange Adventures #4

By: Tom King, Mitch Gerads
Released: Aug 5, 2020

Welcome to planet Rann, Mr. Terrific! Earth’s champion of fair play has traveled halfway across the galaxy to investigate firsthand the crimes Adam Strange stands accused of. He’s not going to find many friendly witnesses, though, as the people of Rann consider Adam Strange their true champion. Yet for all the resistance Mister Terrific faces o...

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Bill Blaze rated Gideon Falls #24 Sep 9, 2020
8.5

Gideon Falls #24

By: Jeff Lemire, Andrea Sorrentino
Released: Aug 19, 2020

2019 EISNER AWARD WINNER, BEST NEW SERIES

"WICKED WORLDS," Part Three
Sheriff Clara is trapped in "western" Gideon Falls. She's holding her own with a six-gun, but a six-gun isn't much help against a tidal wave of killer bugs!

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Bill Blaze rated Thor #6 Sep 9, 2020
9.5

Thor #6

By: Donny Cates, Nic Klein
Released: Aug 19, 2020

THE DEATH OF KING THOR!
The Black Winter has the power to reveal the means of any person's demise - and if the vision is true, Asgard is going to need a new Odinson to take the throne! But Thor is no mere herald or king - and even the death of all existence should fear his coming wrath.
Rated T+

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