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PBeck added Magnus to their pull list Aug 20, 2017

Magnus

Do humans dream of owning electric sheep? Artificial intelligences, rather than becoming our overlords, have settled into an uneasy symbiosis with humanity - they work for us as our colleagues and servants, earning vacation-time they spend in a boundless digital universe running on human-maintained server farms. But not all AIs are cool with the de...

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PBeck reviewed Magnus #3 Aug 20, 2017
6.0

May not continue to buy these gold key titles. Valiant did an amazing job in the 90's, but they have really fallen off.

Magnus #3

By: Kyle Higgins, Jorge Fornes
Released: Aug 16, 2017

Magnus confronts her own personal demons as she visits a shady acquaintance - someone who knows her from back when she was better known as Magnus: Robot Hunter! - as the past and present collide while she's searching for a lead to track down her prey: a deadly, homicidal AI who's still on the loose! Will she be able to shake the specter of the past...

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PBeck reviewed X-Men: Blue #9 Aug 20, 2017
9.0

I think this is the better of the two team books (blue and gold). Another solid issue.

X-Men: Blue #9

By: Cullen Bunn, Cory Smith
Released: Aug 16, 2017

SECRET EMPIRE TIE-IN!
•  JEAN and JIMMY continue their assault on EMMA's stronghold, trying to free their teammates...
•  ...Meanwhile, CYCLOPS must fight to free himself from a particularly hellish mindscape.
•  Can the X-MEN win against HYDRA when all hope is lost?
Rated T+

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PBeck reviewed Secret Weapons #3 Aug 20, 2017
9.5

Another great story from Valiant. The art keeps you visually intrigued along with a solid story. Well done!

Secret Weapons #3

By: Eric Heisserer, Raul Allen
Released: Aug 16, 2017

Team Spirits! Class is in session, and Amanda Mckee-the superpowered technopath known as Livewire-is here to show her unconventional class of recruits what it really takes to be a hero! And Lesson #1 is... teamwork! But as these once-abandoned psiots put their pain behind them and become a fully functioning unit, an even deadlier set of challenges ...

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PBeck added Secret Weapons to their pull list Aug 20, 2017

Secret Weapons

Academy Award-nominated screenwriter Eric Heisserer (Arrival) joins Harvey Award-nominated artist Raúl Allén (Wrath of the Eternal Warrior) for Valiant's next prestige format limited series, starring Livewire and an extraordinary new team of heroes! The government has dispatched Amanda McKee - the technopath codenamed Livewire - to investigat...

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PBeck added Divinity to their pull list Aug 20, 2017

Divinity

At the height of the Cold War, the Soviet Union - determined to win the Space Race at any cost - green lit a dangerously advanced mission. They sent a man farther into the cosmos than anyone has gone before or since. Lost in the stars, he encountered something unknown. Something that...changed him.

Long thought lost and erased from the...

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PBeck added X-Men: Gold (2017) to their pull list Aug 20, 2017

X-Men: Gold (2017)

FROM THE ASHES OF INHUMANS VS X-MEN, AN ALL-NEW TEAM OF X-MEN RISES!
Xavier's dream comes full circle as KITTY PRYDE takes the reins and assembles a squad of the most iconic X-Men to fight at her side. STORM. COLOSSUS. NIGHTCRAWLER. OLD MAN LOGAN. PRESTIGE. They are X-MEN GOLD! And they're on a mission to be Earth's finest heroes, even when tha...

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PBeck added X-Men: Blue (2017) to their pull list Aug 20, 2017

X-Men: Blue (2017)

THE ORIGINALS!
Join MARVEL GIRL, CYCLOPS, BEAST, ICEMAN and ANGEL as they reclaim the title of X-MEN. After the world-shaking events of IVX, the original five X-Men are here to bring mutant criminals to justice and restore a heroic sheen to their team. But with a new leader in JEAN GREY and a new mentor in their "arch-frenemy" MAGNETO, will ol...

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PBeck added Venom (2016) to their pull list Aug 20, 2017

Venom (2016)

    The symbiote you know and love has returned to New York City. No more "Agent of the Cosmos." No more "Lethal Protector." It's time for a new Venom, and it's great to be bad.
Rated T+

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PBeck added Ultimates 2 (2016) to their pull list Aug 20, 2017

Ultimates 2 (2016)

    Who - or what - is the Cosmic Jailer? What being is powerful enough to chain Eternity itself? That is the mystery Galactus must solve - before it's too late. Ultimate problems require ultimate solutions, and Galactus will call on those who helped cure his insatiable hunger. Captain Marvel, Black Panther, Blue Marvel, Spectru...

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PBeck added The Mighty Thor (2015) to their pull list Aug 20, 2017

The Mighty Thor (2015)

When DR. JANE FOSTER lifts the mystic hammer Mjolnir, she is transformed into the Goddess of Thunder, THE MIGHTY THOR! Her enemies are many, as Asgard descends further into chaos and war threatens to spread throughout the Ten Realms. Yet her greatest battle will be against a far more personal foe: the cancer that is killing her mortal form.

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PBeck added Thanos (2016) to their pull list Aug 20, 2017

Thanos (2016)

EVIL HAS BEEN UNLEASHED ON THE UNIVERSE.
Thanos, possibly the most evil individual in the Marvel Universe, is back...and he's out for vengeance on all who would oppose him. Unfortunately for the Mad Titan, he's also heading for an unexpected reckoning...with his family. Take an ongoing walk on the dark side of the galaxy, following the deadly t...

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PBeck added Jean Grey to their pull list Aug 20, 2017

Jean Grey

When a teenage JEAN GREY traveled through time and arrived in the present, she learned the terrible fate that befell her predecessor: Possessed by a cosmic entity called the Phoenix, Jean was trapped in an endless cycle of life and death. Determined to escape that future, Jean set out to write her own destiny. But now, she's visited by a premonitio...

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PBeck added Infamous Iron Man to their pull list Aug 20, 2017

Infamous Iron Man

There is a new Iron Man in town and his name is VICTOR VON DOOM. The greatest villain of the Marvel Universe will try something new. Where Tony Stark failed, Doom will succeed. What is Doom's Master Plan?
Rated T+

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PBeck added Cable (2017) to their pull list Aug 20, 2017

Cable (2017)

WALK SOFTLY...AND CARRY A BIG GUN!
CABLE sees the mighty mutant return on a brand-new mission...with all of time in the balance!  When Cable picks up the trail of a threat in the timestream, he sets off on a high-speed, history-spanning chase to save reality as we know it. From prehistory to modern day, whether it's a six-gun duel at ...

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PBeck added Astonishing X-Men (2017) to their pull list Aug 20, 2017

Astonishing X-Men (2017)

ONLY THE X-MEN CAN SAVE US!
An ancient evil is attacking the world's most powerful minds. It will have them by the time you finish this sentence, and a moment later, it will have us all. A band of X-MEN discovers the truth behind the threat, but there is no time left. PSYLOCKE, OLD MAN LOGAN, BISHOP, ARCHANGEL, FANTOMEX, ROGUE and GAMBIT will a...

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PBeck added Amazing Spider-Man (2015) to their pull list Aug 20, 2017

Amazing Spider-Man (2015)

Spider-Man has gone global! Parker Industries is more successful than ever, with offices in New York, Shanghai, London and San Francisco and Peter Parker is racking up the frequent flyer miles with his "bodyguard" Spider-Man in tow, of course. But success breeds enemies and a reinvigorated Zodiac have also widened their scope to threaten the whole ...

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PBeck added All-New Wolverine to their pull list Aug 20, 2017

All-New Wolverine

LAURA KINNEY EMBRACES HER DESTINY. HERE! COMES! WOLVERINE!
X-23 was created to be a weapon and for a time, that's all she was. But with the help of her mentor, LOGAN-the original WOLVERINE-she escaped that dark past. Tragically, Logan has fallen, but Laura will continue in his footsteps as a hero. Recent events have her doing everything in he...

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PBeck added X-O Manowar (2017) to their pull list Aug 20, 2017

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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PBeck added Harbinger: Renegade to their pull list Aug 20, 2017

Harbinger: Renegade

Anyone you know could become a psionically powered "harbinger" with the potential to reshape the course of human history. Your neighbor. Your boss. Your best friend. Your kids.

Six months ago, a secret team of renegade whistleblowers leaked the existence of these extraordinarily dangerous individuals to a stunned world. Today, all across ...

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