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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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Watchtower022 added Hellblazer: Rise and Fall to their pull list Sep 19, 2020

Hellblazer: Rise and Fall

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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9.5

I am just really loving this! The art is top notch and it’s so interesting!

Joker/Harley: Criminal Sanity #5

By: Kami Garcia, Jason Badower
Released: Sep 9, 2020

Dr. Harley Quinn has confronted horrific crime scenes created by a serial murderer who treats his work as high art. But when she is confronted by the killer himself, her life takes a drastic turn. Will she be able to return to the status quo, and simply help the GCPD to catch this killer? Or will the encounter change her forever?

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7.5

DCeased: Dead Planet #3

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

A mysterious second “garden” has been located on the other side of the planet, and John Constantine and Swamp Thing lead a mission to investigate...but what they discover will fundamentally change everything! The road to "Earth War" begins!

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Watchtower022 reviewed Batman #99 Sep 19, 2020
7.0

I expected more from the penultimate issue. Nothing really happened here. Jimenez is fantastic. Seriously one of my favorites.

Batman #99

By: James Tynion IV, Jorge Jimenez
Released: Sep 16, 2020

“The Joker War” part five of six! Things have changed, as Batman realizes he can’t fight this war alone. He’s going to need help. Before he faces down The Joker, he must call up his trusty partner Dick Grayson! But can Dick reclaim his lost memories in time to join the battle?

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Watchtower022 rated Batman #98 Sep 19, 2020
8.0

Batman #98

By: James Tynion IV, Jorge Jimenez
Released: Sep 2, 2020

“The Joker War” part four of six! Batman is at his most vulnerable following a massive dose of an experimental new Joker toxin. With the Dark Knight haunted by demons and visions, it’s up to Harley Quinn to protect him while he recovers-because Punchline is on her way!

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Watchtower022 reviewed Shazam! #14 Sep 19, 2020
7.0

A lackluster finale for an overall excellent series.

Shazam! #14

By: Geoff Johns, Dale Eaglesham
Released: Sep 2, 2020

After a night battling robots across the globe, Billy Batson finds out not everyone loves superheroes when one of his teachers unleashes a lecture on the ethics of unchecked power and privilege. It’ll take more than just the wisdom of Solomon for the teen hero to figure this one out.

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Watchtower022 rated Justice League #53 Sep 19, 2020
7.0

Justice League #53

By: Joshua Williamson, Xermanico
Released: Sep 16, 2020

“Doom Metal” part one of five-the Dark Nights: Death Metal tie-in that will directly impact the finale of that event! Nightwing’s on a mission to free the Legion of Doom from Perpetua’s clutches.  But to do so, he’ll need the help of none other than…Lex Luthor?! The surprises are only just beginning, as Nightwing, Lex, and a new Justic...

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Watchtower022 reviewed Teen Titans #45 Sep 19, 2020
7.5

Love having Superboy back. And the red hood bit was nice. A bit more invested after this issue.

Teen Titans #45

By: Robbie Thompson, Javier Fernandez
Released: Sep 16, 2020

After the shocking events of last month’s Teen Titans Annual, Crush has been named the new leader of the Teen Titans. With Damian Wayne missing, can Crush hold the teen team together? And now that she’s in charge, which villains will Lobo’s daughter go after first? And will Red Arrow, Kid Flash, and Roundhouse follow their hotheaded new leade...

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Watchtower022 reviewed Detective Comics #1027 Sep 19, 2020
8.5

These anthology anniversary books are always hit or miss for me. This was overall one of the better ones I’ve read though.

Detective Comics #1027

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Lee Bermejo
Released: Sep 16, 2020

Light the Bat-Signal, because Detective Comics #1027 is here! In honor of Batman’s first appearance in Detective Comics #27, this special, book-size celebration brings you the biggest names in comics as they chronicle the most epic Batman adventures Gotham City and the DC Universe have ever seen! The World’s Greatest Detective has a mountain of...

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Watchtower022 reviewed X-Men #12 Sep 18, 2020
3.0

An entire issue of exposition

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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Watchtower022 rated Iron Man #1 Sep 18, 2020
6.0

Iron Man #1

By: Christopher Cantwell, Cafu
Released: Sep 16, 2020

BIG IRON!
Tony Stark is looking to restart his engine. He decides he's going back to basics, putting away his high-tech toys and high-profile image so he can get his hands dirty again. It's time to dig into the guts of real machines, put on some old-fashioned metal and fly.
But can he really lay that Stark-sized ego down? Life isn't that s...

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8.0

Amazing Spider-Man: The Sins of Norman Osborn #1

By: Nick Spencer, Federico Vincentini
Released: Sep 16, 2020

• The Sin-Eater has leveled up thanks to Kindred, and his evil plan is WORKING - New York City is on fire at its own hand, Ravencroft is under siege and Spider-Man seems to be the only one who knows right from wrong anymore.
•  He certainly can't look for help from Ravencroft's chief administrator, NORMAN OSBORN, whose ...

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Watchtower022 reviewed Seven Secrets #2 Sep 16, 2020
7.5

Still very exposition heavy. The story is moving a bit slow but I’m hoping it’ll ramp up in the next few issues.

Seven Secrets #2

By: Tom Taylor, Daniele Di Nicuolo
Released: Sep 16, 2020

After a deadly attack on the Order, their youngest member Caspar must step forward to keep the world safe from the Seven Secrets with the power to destroy it. But surviving The Trials doesn't mean just becoming the next Holder of a great Secret - it also carries dangers that will change Caspar's life in unimaginable ways...

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Watchtower022 reviewed Batman's Grave #10 Sep 16, 2020
8.0

Bryan Hitch and a fun Alfred are the main stars here.

Batman's Grave #10

By: Warren Ellis, Bryan Hitch
Released: Sep 16, 2020

The Batman knows who his enemy is. He just doesn’t know where the enemy is or how to fight him. The enemy, though, knows exactly how to fight the Batman. And possibly, where the Batman is.

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Watchtower022 rated Catwoman #25 Sep 16, 2020
6.5

Catwoman #25

By: Ram V, Fernando Blanco
Released: Sep 16, 2020

A tie-in to “The Joker War”! Catwoman returns to Gotham City to get even with the people who stole her plans and used them against Batman…and if you’re the Riddler or the Penguin, you better watch your back, because Catwoman is coming to claim what she deserves…and that’s everything! Plus, two bonus tales: One a story about Catwoman goi...

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Watchtower022 reviewed Captain Marvel #21 Sep 15, 2020
8.0

I hope we see more of her sister

Captain Marvel #21

By: Kelly Thompson, Cory Smith
Released: Sep 9, 2020

EMPYRE Tie-In!
A CAPTAIN'S LEGACY - THE ACCUSED FINALE!
The rise and fall of the Supreme Accuser. The end of a war, the end of an ERA...and the birth of an even more dangerous world. Carol Danvers must make a choice that will define her life and the lives of those closest to her.  
Rated T+

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Watchtower022 rated Flash #761 Sep 15, 2020
7.5

Flash #761

By: Joshua Williamson, Howard Porter
Released: Sep 9, 2020

“Finish Line” part three! It’s the Flash Family versus the Legion of Zoom! Witness the biggest battle in Flash history as the two sides go head-to-head for the fate of the future! Can the Flash stop the unstoppable Reverse-Flash from dragging him down into a personal hell Barry Allen can never escape?!

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Watchtower022 rated Wonder Woman #762 Sep 15, 2020
7.0

Wonder Woman #762

By: Mariko Tamaki, Carlo Barberi
Released: Sep 9, 2020

NEW VILLAIN ALERT: LIAR LIAR DEBUTS!
Random acts of violence are breaking out all over the Earth, and Wonder Woman is closing in on the source. The problem? It looks like a new ally is to blame for the widespread pandemonium. Check out the debut of the deadly new villain Liar Liar in this issue, plus the shocking connection between this new...

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8.0

Something is Killing the Children #10

By: James Tynion IV, Werther Dell
Released: Sep 9, 2020

When Erica's Handler forces a confrontation on the street of Archer's Peak, Erica must decide where her loyalties lie-to her employers, or to the people who need her?

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Watchtower022 rated Star #5 Sep 15, 2020
7.0

Star #5

By: Kelly Thompson, Filipe Andrade
Released: Jul 1, 2020

THE BLACK ORDER MAKES THEIR MOVE! The former generals of Thanos have come for the reality stone. But thanks to everything Star has been through, she’s learned a lot about the power bonded to her. The Black Order expects to find a novice but instead will find a dragon. And no matter who wins this fight, one thing is for sure: The Marvel Universe i...

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Watchtower022 reviewed Hawkman #27 Sep 13, 2020
9.0

Another fantastic installment in what’s regularly one of DC’s best titles

Hawkman #27

By: Robert Venditti, Fernando Pasarin
Released: Sep 9, 2020

Hawks reborn! Hawkman and Hawkwoman receive the precious gift of life one last time and return to the past where they were happiest-back with the Justice Society of America! But nostalgia’s not all it’s cracked up to be with the Injustice Society on the loose! And who’s the mysterious figure plotting to cut Hawkman’s final life short from t...

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7.0

Strange Adventures #5

By: Tom King, Mitch Gerads
Released: Sep 2, 2020

Mr. Terrific is back on Earth, and he’s making things hot for Adam Strange-but he also might get a little burned himself! The conflict is out in the open now, and the court of public opinion doesn’t play fair. Mr. Terrific was picked to investigate the accusations against Adam Strange because he was the most impartial member of the Justice Leag...

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Watchtower022 rated Young Justice #18 Sep 13, 2020
3.0

Young Justice #18

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Scott Godlewski
Released: Sep 2, 2020

At last, the coolest couple in the DCU gets the spotlight! Tim Drake and Stephanie Brown have sacrificed so much. For each other. For their families. For Young Justice. Now, Tim and Stephanie must take control of their destinies as Young Justice gathers together to help overcome their criminal pasts!

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10

I loved this!

Dark Nights: Death Metal: Trinity Crisis #1

By: Scott Snyder, Francis Manapul
Released: Sep 9, 2020

With Superman freed from his New Apokolips prison, the classic Trinity lineup is reunited and ready to rock! Wonder Woman, Batman, and Superman amp up their power to launch an assault on Castle Bat, and that’s just the warm-up act! Three walking nightmares are hidden deep inside the fortress-but these Dark Multiverse versions of the Anti-Monitor,...

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Watchtower022 reviewed Justice League #52 Sep 13, 2020
8.0

I really just wanted more from this. It was a great issue with great art but only scratched the surface of where I think Loveness could have taken this.

Justice League #52

By: Jeff Loveness, Robson Rocha
Released: Sep 2, 2020

“The Garden of Mercy” part two of two! For the first time, the Justice League explores the planet of the Black Mercy’s origin. One flower is enough to incapacitate even the strongest hero, but with an entire planet full of them, the Justice League must steel their minds or else succumb to the withering effects of the great tree at the core. W...

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Watchtower022 reviewed Black Widow #1 Sep 13, 2020
7.5

I’ll stick around for a bit more because Thompson has really proven herself for me. I was hoping this was a bit more of a home than though.

Black Widow #1

By: Kelly Thompson, Elena Casagrande
Released: Sep 2, 2020

Best-selling, Eisner-nominated writer Kelly Thompson (CAPTAIN MARVEL, STAR) and rising star artist Elena Casagrande (Catwoman) launch a new BLACK WIDOW series that changes everything! Natasha Romanoff has been a spy almost as long as she's been alive. And she's never stopped running, whether she was working for the good guys...or the bad. But Natas...

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Watchtower022 reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #48 Sep 13, 2020
9.0

Give me all the Spiders!!!!!

Amazing Spider-Man #48

By: Nick Spencer, Mark Bagley
Released: Sep 9, 2020

• Spider-Man has been pushed harder than he has in a very long time and in ways he has never been before.
•  How far can he be pushed before he breaks?
•  Who he has to face this issue is going to answer that very clearly as we are one issue from AMAZING SPIDER-MAN LGY #850!

Rated T

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Watchtower022 rated Hawkeye: Freefall #6 Sep 13, 2020
8.0

Hawkeye: Freefall #6

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Otto Schmidt
Released: Jul 1, 2020

Bullseye wants to hurt Clint in any way he can, so he’s playing dress-up and taking the archer’s (not-so) good name on a deadly tour of New York. Meanwhile, the Hood has had enough of Clint’s games and decides to put an end to them once and for all. He puts a price on Clint’s head so high that every villain, merc and thug in the city is goi...

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9.0

This is one of those series that I really enjoy and feel like the creative team picked the most insane story they could think of and just pulled it off!

Justice League: Odyssey #24

By: Dan Abnett, Cliff Richards
Released: Sep 9, 2020

Darkseid stands triumphant again. On the cusp of rewriting reality and controlling the destiny of the universe, the Lord of Apokolips must face one final challenge: Vic Stone, Cyborg. If the half-man/half-machine Titan can overcome Darkseid’s programming, he may be the Justice League’s only chance at stopping the dark god’s power grab on the ...

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