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Swamp Thing Winter Special #1

By: Tom King, Jason Fabok
Released: Feb 7, 2018

Tom King and Jason Fabok pay tribute to the legendary creators of Swamp Thing, writer Len Wein and artist Bernie Wrightson, as they join forces for an earth-shattering Swamp Thing passion project!
In this new, squarebound one-shot, Swamp Thing is out of his element as he shepherds a lost boy through a blinding blizzard and other hazards of a st...

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Dispatchdcu reviewed Nightwing #38 Feb 7, 2018
8.5

Well written and fun. Pieces connected together nicely with good set up and connective tissue to the other issues.

We get to see why and how Svoboda was effected by the Judge.

And the scene with Guppy was sad and devastating. You expected Nightwing to save the day just in time, but he didn't.

And Nightwings monologue there, "if I think about him too much my vision more

Nightwing #38

By: Sam Humphries, Bernard Chang
Released: Feb 7, 2018

"THE UNTOUCHABLE-INFILTRATION"! Another day in Blüdhaven, another death tied to the Judge of all Creation. The clues lead Nightwing to Guppy, who was there when the first murder occurred. If Nightwing can't stop the Judge, maybe Dick Grayson can.

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RL_Penguin rated Nightwing #38 Feb 7, 2018
7.5

Nightwing #38

By: Sam Humphries, Bernard Chang
Released: Feb 7, 2018

"THE UNTOUCHABLE-INFILTRATION"! Another day in Blüdhaven, another death tied to the Judge of all Creation. The clues lead Nightwing to Guppy, who was there when the first murder occurred. If Nightwing can't stop the Judge, maybe Dick Grayson can.

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RL_Penguin rated Flash Annual #1 Feb 1, 2018
8.0

Flash Annual #1

By: Joshua Williamson, Christian Duce
Released: Jan 31, 2018

"FLASH WAR" prelude! The biggest Flash story of 2018 starts here, with a special story starring the classic Wally West, who's conflicted over whether to let Iris West know he is alive-and he'll need the help of the Flash to figure out what to do! But when Magenta, Wally's old love, needs his help, the Flash returns home to Keystone City where he is...

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7.0

Detective Comics Annual #1

By: James Tynion IV, Eddy Barrows
Released: Jan 31, 2018

"Clay"! Here it is: the shocking, heartbreaking origin of Clayface, including his first conflict with Batman! Actor Basil Karlo was on the cusp of fame and fortune...the kind he had dreamed of through his painful childhood...until a accident robbed him of the good looks that took him to the top. But scars don't make you a monster-only the darkness ...

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7.5

Nightwing: The New Order #6

By: Kyle Higgins, Trevor McCarthy
Released: Jan 24, 2018

It all ends here! As Lex Luthor feverishly attempts to repower Superman, the Crusaders are closing in on the Resistance, aiming to shut them down for good! Meanwhile, Nightwing makes a deal with the devil in an attempt to save his son's life...and it may cost him everything.
RATED T+

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RL_Penguin rated Nightwing #37 Jan 17, 2018
7.0

Nightwing #37

By: Sam Humphries, Klaus Janson
Released: Jan 17, 2018

"THE UNTOUCHABLES: RUTHLESS"! Nightwing's investigation leads him to a former costumed crimefighter and ally! In a special flashback issue illustrated by superstar artist Klaus Janson, Dick Grayson will revisit his time as Robin and see if his past mistakes are the key to the mystery he must resolve today!
RATED T

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RL_Penguin rated Titans #19 Jan 10, 2018
6.5

Titans #19

By: Dan Abnett, Paul Pelletier
Released: Jan 10, 2018

"Who is Troia?" The Titans attempt to regain their balance after their epic clash with Troia-Donna's villainous future self-and look toward a brighter tomorrow. But the Justice League wants answers about Donna Troy's true nature, and they'll get them-even if it means shutting down the Titans for good!
RATED T

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RL_Penguin rated Nightwing #36 Jan 3, 2018
7.5

Nightwing #36

By: Sam Humphries, Bernard Chang
Released: Jan 3, 2018

"THE UNTOUCHABLES: RELENTLESS"! Bodies are piling up in Blüdhaven! Tracking down the killer will lead Nightwing into a web of corruption and intrigue-and put him in the crosshairs! Dick Grayson's greatest cold case is coming back to haunt him, and if he doesn't solve it this time, it could destroy everything he's built in his adopted hometown....

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RL_Penguin rated Nightwing #35 Dec 20, 2017
8.0

Nightwing #35

By: Sam Humphries, Bernard Chang
Released: Dec 20, 2017

"THE UNTOUCHABLE: HUNTERS!" Nightwing finally feels like he's got his life in Blüdhaven under control. But the one thing he wasn't expecting was for a case from his past in Gotham City to rear its head here-a murderer he never set eyes on, but whose unmistakable signature has arrived in his new city! How many people will die before he's stopped th...

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RL_Penguin added Batman: Creature of the Night to their pull list Dec 9, 2017

Batman: Creature of the Night

Young Bruce Wainwright lost his parents in a violent crime...and in the real world, no superheroes exist to save the day. But as grief and rage builds inside Bruce until he feels he can't keep it inside anymore, something strange starts taking wing in the Gotham night! Perhaps Bruce's grief isn't inside him after all? Modern masters Kurt Busiek and...

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RL_Penguin rated Nightwing #34 Dec 6, 2017
5.0

Nightwing #34

By: Tim Seeley, Javi Fernandez
Released: Dec 6, 2017

"RAPTOR'S REVENGE" finale! With Nightwing injured, Raptor attempts to turn the citizens of Blüdhaven into monsters. It will take everything Nightwing has to stop Raptor. Will his rocky alliance with Blockbuster stand long enough to take down Raptor, or will Nightwing be forced to take down his two greatest foes alone?
RATED T

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RL_Penguin rated Batgirl #17 Nov 29, 2017
7.0

Batgirl #17

By: Hope Larson, Chris Wildgoose
Released: Nov 22, 2017

"SUMMER OF LIES" finale! After falling down the rabbit hole, Batgirl and Nightwing must face off against the Red Queen! How will our heroes survive this villain's vendetta? What could they have done in the past to inspire the queen's bloody revenge?

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RL_Penguin rated Imaginary Fiends #1 Nov 23, 2017
8.0

Imaginary Fiends #1

By: Tim Seeley, Stephen Molnar
Released: Nov 22, 2017

"Polly Peachpit." Those were the words ten-year-old Brinke Calle said when she was found covered in her own blood by the woods in rural Cannon Falls, MN. Her best friend, Melba, had just attempted to murder her because a spider girl named Polly Peachpit told her to.
Since that day, Melba has spent seven years in a mental health facility. Tomorr...

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RL_Penguin added Imaginary Fiends to their pull list Nov 23, 2017

Imaginary Fiends

"Polly Peachpit." Those were the words ten-year-old Brinke Calle said when she was found covered in her own blood by the woods in rural Cannon Falls, MN. Her best friend, Melba, had just attempted to murder her because a spider girl named Polly Peachpit told her to.
Since that day, Melba has spent seven years in a mental health facility. Tomorr...

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RL_Penguin rated Nightwing #33 Nov 15, 2017
7.5

Nightwing #33

By: Tim Seeley, Javi Fernandez
Released: Nov 15, 2017

"Raptor's Revenge" part four! The streets of Blüdhaven are burning. Raptor is punishing Nightwing for rejecting him. Nightwing must rally the city and the Run-Offs and hope that Blockbuster's hatred of him doesn't outweigh his loyalty to the people of the Blüd.

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7.0

Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #16

By: Julie Benson, Roge Antonia
Released: Nov 8, 2017

"Manslaughter" part two! As an illness that affects half of Gotham City's population grows, Batgirl, Black Canary and Huntress pick up some unexpected help from Catwoman, Ivy and Harley, as well as some welcome backup from Batwoman, Spoiler, Gotham Girl and Wonder Woman. But as the Birds of Prey grow closer to discovering the source of the outbreak...

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RL_Penguin rated Titans #17 Nov 8, 2017
7.0

Titans #17

By: Dan Abnett, Minkyu Jung
Released: Nov 8, 2017

"The Destroyer"! As the Titans face their darkest hour, the terrible truth about the team's traitor is finally revealed! But how did it come to this? What could possibly turn friend against friend? All the cards are on the table in this stunning issue destined to change the Titans forever!

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RL_Penguin rated Nightwing #32 Nov 1, 2017
8.0

Nightwing #32

By: Tim Seeley, Miguel Mendonca
Released: Nov 1, 2017

"Raptor's Revenge" part three! Nightwing and Blockbuster are forced into becoming allies as Raptor's plans grow more sinister--and more brazen! The last thing Dick Grayson was expecting was for Raptor to walk right up to him at his day job at the Marcus Casino...and the villain's first gamble? The lives of everyone in Blüdhaven!

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Yam09 reviewed Nightwing #32 Nov 1, 2017
8.5

It's a great issue. The best one out of the past months. If Seeley can keep on doing this, his last arc will be a one to remember.

Nightwing #32

By: Tim Seeley, Miguel Mendonca
Released: Nov 1, 2017

"Raptor's Revenge" part three! Nightwing and Blockbuster are forced into becoming allies as Raptor's plans grow more sinister--and more brazen! The last thing Dick Grayson was expecting was for Raptor to walk right up to him at his day job at the Marcus Casino...and the villain's first gamble? The lives of everyone in Blüdhaven!

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RL_Penguin rated Batgirl #16 Oct 29, 2017
7.0

Batgirl #16

By: Hope Larson, Chris Wildgoose
Released: Oct 25, 2017

"Summer of Lies" part three! Batgirl and Nightwing thought Mad Hatter was the worst of their problems, but when the true identity of the mysterious villain hunting them is revealed, they realize the trap set for them was years in the making...and it may be inescapable!
RATED T

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8.0

Nightwing: The New Order #3

By: Kyle Higgins, Trevor McCarthy
Released: Oct 25, 2017

After an unthinkable tragedy strikes the Grayson family, Dick finds himself a prisoner of the very system he helped create-with his son's life hanging in the balance. With nowhere else to turn, Grayson seeks out an old friend for help...but some mistakes are impossible to forgive.
RATED T+

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RL_Penguin rated Titans #16 Oct 19, 2017
6.0

Titans #16

By: Dan Abnett, Brett Booth
Released: Oct 18, 2017

"Death Race"! After suffering a major cardiac episode due to his weakened heart, Wally West is dead...or is he? In a race against time and death itself, Wally reaches out to another speedster for help: Kid Flash! Can the two of them jump start Wally's heart...or is there about to be one less Wally West?
RATED T

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RL_Penguin rated Nightwing #31 Oct 18, 2017
7.0

Nightwing #31

By: Tim Seeley, Miguel Mendonca
Released: Oct 18, 2017

"RAPTOR'S REVENGE" part two! Raptor's wrath is rolling through the streets of Blüdhaven, and every ally Nightwing has made there is under attack! He'll have to make an awful pact with Blockbuster if he wants to save the city-a pact that will change the course of Nightwing's destiny!
RATED T

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RL_Penguin rated Spirits of Vengeance #1 Oct 15, 2017
8.0

Spirits of Vengeance #1

By: Victor Gischler, David Baldeon
Released: Oct 4, 2017

WAR AT THE GATES OF HELL Part 1
A dead angel. A silver bullet. A kept promise. For ages, the war between Heaven and Hell raged in the unseen corners of society, both sides in delicate balance that could topple if the right weapons were in the wrong hands... When an undercover angel is murdered, Johnny Blaze, the Ghost Rider, must find the kille...

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RL_Penguin added Spirits of Vengeance (2017) to their pull list Oct 15, 2017

Spirits of Vengeance (2017)

WAR AT THE GATES OF HELL Part 1
A dead angel. A silver bullet. A kept promise. For ages, the war between Heaven and Hell raged in the unseen corners of society, both sides in delicate balance that could topple if the right weapons were in the wrong hands... When an undercover angel is murdered, Johnny Blaze, the Ghost Rider, must find the kille...

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7.5

Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #15

By: Julie Benson, Roge Antonia
Released: Oct 11, 2017

"MANSLAUGHTER" part one! It's flu season in Gotham City, but something odd is happening...only the men are getting sick, including those closest to the Birds of Prey! With Commissioner Gordon on his deathbed and Batman fighting a foe even he can't beat, only the Birds of Prey have the strength to stand up to what's happening and keep the city from ...

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RL_Penguin added Nightwing: The New Order to their pull list Oct 9, 2017

Nightwing: The New Order

NIGHTWING: THE NEW ORDER is the story of a future world without "weapons"-where superpowers have been eliminated and outlawed. The man responsible? None other than Dick Grayson, a.k.a. Nightwing, now leader of a government task force called the Crusaders who are charged with hunting the remaining Supers. But when events transpire which turn the Cru...

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8.0

Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #14

By: Julie Benson, Marcio Takara
Released: Sep 13, 2017

"Field Trip!" Helena Bertinelli, a.k.a. Huntress, thought it would be a good idea to get her class of students out of Gotham City for a day...unfortunately, trouble follows the Birds of Prey wherever they go! Can the Birds complete a mission without this curiously perceptive bunch of kids catching on?

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RL_Penguin added Batgirl and the Birds of Prey to their pull list Oct 8, 2017

Batgirl and the Birds of Prey

"Who Is Oracle?" part one! Someone has stolen the name Oracle right out of Barbara Gordon's past! Hot on this false Oracle's trail, Batgirl, Black Canary, and Huntress are all tracking the same mafia capo...so it makes sense to team up, right? Problem is, Barbara and Dinah need the secrets locked up in Oracle's brain...and Helena Bertinelli would r...

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