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Fastest Archer Alive reviewed Flash #82 Nov 20, 2019
8.5

Crazy start to the new story arc. The art by Sandoval is always great. This issue gives us a cool showdown and a shocking final page. Things ain’t lookin good at all in Central City. Can’t wait to see what happened for things to get to this point!

Flash #82

By: Joshua Williamson, Rafa Sandoval
Released: Nov 13, 2019

"Rogues Reign" part one! The speed force is dead, doom has gripped the earth, and the FLASH lives in a nightmare! Powered-up by Lex Luthor's offer, Captain Cold led his team of Rogues to ultimate victory over Central City. Through the might of Mirror Master's amplified abilities, the rogues have re-shaped reality itself into their own kingdoms of c...

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10

Perfect. An unforgettable experience of a comic book. A tribute to Stan Lee. This is artistry at the highest level. These guys have such a deep understanding of the Silver Surfer and I don’t know how they did it but they made the best Silver Surfer comic I have EVER read and probably one of my favorite books ever. This is a final showdown between light and dark that no comic book fan should miss more

Silver Surfer: Black #5

By: Donny Cates, Tradd Moore
Released: Oct 30, 2019

• The final stand against Knull!
•  The Surfer's severely depleted of his Power Cosmic, will desperate lengths force him to use his secret weapon and unleash a new horror upon the galaxy?
•  Trust us, you won't want to miss this epic conclusion!
Rated T+

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Fastest Archer Alive - Nov 2, 2019

Also, I wouldn’t read this digitally. This art is meant to be taken as a whole, staring at every page and absorbing every little detail.

10

This is the best in-continuity story I've read all year. Got a bit emotional at the end. Looking very much forward to Surfer's new status quo. If you've read my reviews on Spider-Man: Life Story, then I hold this Surfer story very close to that regard.

Donny Cates, Tradd Moore, and Dave Stewart has crafted a love letter to the Silver Surfer. One that Stan Lee would very much admire. The more

Silver Surfer: Black #5

By: Donny Cates, Tradd Moore
Released: Oct 30, 2019

• The final stand against Knull!
•  The Surfer's severely depleted of his Power Cosmic, will desperate lengths force him to use his secret weapon and unleash a new horror upon the galaxy?
•  Trust us, you won't want to miss this epic conclusion!
Rated T+

Fastest Archer Alive reviewed Flash #81 Oct 23, 2019
9.0

Exciting stuff. Barry and Hunter face an unstoppable threat, and something’s gotta give. Unexpectedly emotional turn at the end that was a really nice surprise. So much is going on with all of the Flash family and you can tell Williamson is a hardcore fan of previous Flash runs. Even as one threat ends it just leads right into another one. Looks like Barry isn’t gonna have time to stop for a b more

Flash #81

By: Joshua Williamson, Scott Kolins
Released: Oct 23, 2019

"The Hunter and the Hunted" part two! This is one issue you cannot miss! The last gasp of the Speed Force! Can Barry Allen and Hunter Zolomon work together long enough to beat death and save the Speed Force? Can Kid Flash and Avery, the Flash of China, discover what the Rogues want within the wreckage of Iron Heights? Even if the Flash survives, no...

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Fastest Archer Alive reviewed King Thor #2 Oct 23, 2019
9.5

The final battle of Thor for the fate of everything is living up to expectations. The scale of power being displayed in this is laughably awesome. But it’s not all spectacle. Jason Aaron is making sure to close off his Thor run with some heavy emotional moments. I struggle to find anything to complain about with this issue. Everyone is at the top of their game, and I’ll be rereading this run f more

King Thor #2

By: Jason Aaron, Esad Ribic
Released: Oct 23, 2019

IT'S THE BATTLE FORETOLD FOR CENTURIES:
THOR VS. LOKI IN THE FINAL FIGHT OF THE MILLENNIA!
The universe is dying, and All-Father Thor is its only hope. But to save all life, the greatest god in history must defeat the one person who has always managed to escape his wrath - and that was before he got his hands on the weapon that almost kill...

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Fastest Archer Alive reviewed Marauders #1 Oct 23, 2019
9.0

Amazing introduction to Kitty Pryde’s new status quo. She has a very unique problem that really makes you feel for her. The way she chooses to work through that problem is both highly entertaining and a great example of why Kitty Pryde is an all-time great X-Man. Supporting cast is also top notch, definitely the team I’m most excited about in Dawn of X. Text pages that Hickman has been using a more

Marauders #1

By: Gerry Duggan, Matteo Lolli
Released: Oct 23, 2019

THE X-MEN SAIL AT DAWN!
Even in this glorious new dawn, Mutantkind faces hardships and oppression from their human counterparts. Led by Captain Kate Pryde and funded by Emma Frost and the Hellfire Trading Company, Marauders Storm, Pyro, Bishop and Iceman sail the seas of the world to protect those hated and feared!
Rated T+

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Fastest Archer Alive rated Flash #80 Oct 22, 2019
8.0

Flash #80

By: Joshua Williamson, Scott Kolins
Released: Oct 9, 2019

"The Hunter and the Hunted" part one! Barry Allen is hurt, and his connection to the Speed Force is fading fast. With the Speed Force dying, the only person who can save it is...Hunter Zolomon? Hunter has returned to prove he's the one, true Flash, and he doesn't care who gets in his way. But who is left to deal with the Rogues? Captain Cold has as...

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Bleemak reviewed Venom #17 Aug 28, 2019
9.0

A great tie-in. With nice art and surprises too.

But understanding this all requires you to read all other tie-ins too. So it's not a self-contained story that you can read with AC only.

Venom #17

By: Donny Cates, Iban Coello
Released: Aug 28, 2019

ABSOLUTE CARNAGE TIE-IN!
•  With CARNAGE on the loose, VENOM must protect his son Dylan - at all costs!
•  But as longtime Venomaniacs know, VENOM AND CARNAGE aren't the only symbiotes loose in New York!
Rated T+

Fastest Archer Alive reviewed X-Men #1 Oct 17, 2019
9.0

The X-Men are back on top of the comic book world and it feels so good.

This is a great start to the regular ongoing after the HEAVY events of HoX and PoX. The tone is lighter and it feels FUN. Hickman uses this first issue to bring us up to speed with the field leader of all leaders: Cyclops. Scott Summers is back in the spotlight, and the hope and confidence he brings with him is refr more

X-Men #1

By: Jonathan Hickman, Leinil Francis Yu
Released: Oct 16, 2019

DAWN OF X!
The X-Men find themselves in a whole new world of possibility... and things have never been better! Jonathan Hickman (HOUSE OF X, POWERS OF X, SECRET WARS) and superstar artist Leinil Yu (NEW AVENGERS, CAPTAIN AMERICA) reveal the saga of Cyclops and his hand-picked squad of mutant powerhouses!
Rated T+  

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Ryan reviewed X-Men #1 Oct 16, 2019
10

X-Men 1 is absolutely flawless. Hickman perfectly blends the character writing from his Fantastic Four run and the mind blowing plot of his Avengers run, and what you get is quite possibles the beginning of Jonathan Hickman’s greatest comic yet. Hickman writes every character perfectly, especially Scott. The conversations between Scott and Lorna and between Scott and Corsair were just terrific, more

X-Men #1

By: Jonathan Hickman, Leinil Francis Yu
Released: Oct 16, 2019

DAWN OF X!
The X-Men find themselves in a whole new world of possibility... and things have never been better! Jonathan Hickman (HOUSE OF X, POWERS OF X, SECRET WARS) and superstar artist Leinil Yu (NEW AVENGERS, CAPTAIN AMERICA) reveal the saga of Cyclops and his hand-picked squad of mutant powerhouses!
Rated T+  

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Nihilist reviewed Superman Smashes The Klan #1 Oct 16, 2019
9.0

Many golden age stories didn't age very well. Readers' expectations have evolved and changed - we now expect more character development for our heroes, narrative complexity and deeper themes than just punching irreeemably bad guys to save the day. Superman Smashes the Klan proves a good story and political commentary are timeless, and is as relevant as when it was aired on the radio in the 40's. E more

Superman Smashes The Klan #1

By: Gene Luen Yang, Gurihiru
Released: Oct 16, 2019

The year is 1946, and the Lee family has moved from Metropolis' Chinatown to the center of the bustling city. While Dr. Lee is greeted warmly in his new position at the Metropolis Health Department, his two kids, Roberta and Tommy, are more excited about being closer to their famous hero, Superman!
While Tommy adjusts to the fast pace of the c...

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Nihilist - Oct 17, 2019

Well, that's unintentionally awkwardly hilarious. Guess it's too late to fix it :P

RedKSuperman - Oct 28, 2019

Good story, art was horrible. I can't stand that style of drawing.

Fastest Archer Alive reviewed Flash Forward #2 Oct 17, 2019
8.0

Wally flexes his stuff in this issue and it’s fun watching him have fun again, even if only for a brief moment. He takes on pretty much everything thrown his way with confidence. His objective is clearer and the final page really gives me hope that this mini-series is planning on changing Wally for the better once again.

Wally West forever!!!

Flash Forward #2

By: Scott Lobdell, Brett Booth
Released: Oct 16, 2019

When the border between the Multiverse and the Dark Multiverse starts to buckle, who do you turn to? The answer: Wally West. Once the Fastest Man Alive, he's now a man with nothing left to live for. Will Tempus Fuginaut's chosen champion rise to the occasion and fight back the demons of the darkness, or will Wally's own demons win the day?

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Fastest Archer Alive added Absolute Carnage (2019) to their pull list Oct 16, 2019

Absolute Carnage (2019)

After turning Venom's world upside down a year ago, DONNY CATES and RYAN STEGMAN are about to put the Sinister Symbiote through hell again, only this time CARNAGE has come calling, and everyone who's ever worn a symbiote is dead in his sights! He's skirted the periphery of the Marvel Universe for months, but Cletus Kasady at last stands poised to m...

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Fastest Archer Alive reviewed House of X #6 Oct 2, 2019
10

I have never been so excited for a team book. Hickman fully introduces the way the Krakoan government is going to work and teases relationships between the leaders of this new nation. It’s all VERY exciting. Mister Sinister steals every page he’s in. And the art is gorgeous, especially towards the end of this issue.

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House of X #6

By: Jonathan Hickman, Pepe Larraz
Released: Oct 2, 2019

THE INEVITABLE FUTURE.
The revolutionary tale of Mutantkind's rise comes to a conclusion that will lay the groundwork of the X-Men's stories for years to come! Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (AVENGERS, FANTASTIC FOUR, SECRET WARS) and Marvel Young Gun artist Pepe Larraz (EXTERMINATION, AVENGERS) wrap the series that changes everything!
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Fastest Archer Alive reviewed Flash Forward #1 Sep 18, 2019
8.5

Had to write a review because the critic reviews are too low on this in my opinion.

Heroes In Crisis succeeded in humanizing Wally West and showing how massive emotional trauma can affect someone with massive power. And how that might not turn out so good to those closest to him, literally. Unfortunately, due to the lack of focus on Wally West post DC Rebirth, fans weren’t ready to se more

Flash Forward #1

By: Scott Lobdell, Brett Booth
Released: Sep 18, 2019

His name is Wally West-and he was the Fastest Man Alive. That is, until the Multiverse was rewritten without him or his family in it. Wally returned and tried to make it work, but the damage was done. Spinning out of the events of HEROES IN CRISIS, follow the man who called himself Flash on an adventure to find redemption in a cosmos that has fough...

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Talon1load - Sep 20, 2019

I read Flash War and it honestly made no sense. Barry said he was going to help Wally find his family and then sent him away and never helped. HiC was still shit. There’s just no getting around that. Being broken isn’t an excuse for what King made him do.

Fastest Archer Alive - Sep 20, 2019

Well, you’re not SUPPOSED to like what he did. But given that he was shell shocked and the story was showing how superheroes can have mental damage and stuff, you can’t say it didn’t make sense. So there’s that. Also, Barry doesn’t know HOW to help Wally. That’s why Wally was frustrated. He blamed Barry and Barry couldn’t come up with a solution so he tried to repeat Barry’s mistake. This is all in the comics if you read them.

Fastest Archer Alive added Flash Forward (2019) to their pull list Sep 18, 2019

Flash Forward (2019)

His name is Wally West-and he was the Fastest Man Alive. That is, until the Multiverse was rewritten without him or his family in it. Wally returned and tried to make it work, but the damage was done. Spinning out of the events of HEROES IN CRISIS, follow the man who called himself Flash on an adventure to find redemption in a cosmos that has fough...

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Fastest Archer Alive reviewed King Thor #1 Sep 16, 2019
9.0

I’m really going to miss Jason Aaron writing Thor. It’s been a crazy ride and this is a beautiful beginning of the end. If you’ve followed his run from the beginning, you should get more out of this issue than anyone else. King Thor will not go silently into the night

King Thor #1

By: Jason Aaron, Esad Ribic
Released: Sep 11, 2019

SUPERSTARS JASON AARON & ESAD RIBIC CONCLUDE THEIR EPIC THOR STORY!
The creators of the legendary THOR: GOD OF THUNDER series that kicked off one of the most epic runs in Marvel history are back together for one last ride with the almighty Lord of Asgard! Seven years ago, Jason and Esad introduced the Thor of the far future, All-Father of a bro...

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Fastest Archer Alive added King Thor to their pull list Sep 16, 2019

King Thor

SUPERSTARS JASON AARON & ESAD RIBIC CONCLUDE THEIR EPIC THOR STORY!
The creators of the legendary THOR: GOD OF THUNDER series that kicked off one of the most epic runs in Marvel history are back together for one last ride with the almighty Lord of Asgard! Seven years ago, Jason and Esad introduced the Thor of the far future, All-Father of a bro...

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10

It’s unbelievable how good this book has been. It feels so important to the Marvel universe at large and it feels like a whole lot is riding on what Silver Surfer will do next. Donny Cates really succeeds in the characterization of Silver Surfer. He’s capable of unbelievable power and just plain cool, and at the same he’s pretty vulnerable right now, both physically and emotionally.
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Silver Surfer: Black #4

By: Donny Cates, Tradd Moore
Released: Sep 11, 2019

• The darkness is spreading, and Knull is winning.
•  But when the Surfer discovers something with the potential power to turn the tides, is he prepared to pay the terrible price for awakening it?
•  With the cost of survival already taking its heavy toll on him, does he have any other choice?
R...

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10

This book is absolutely beautiful.

Silver Surfer: Black #3

By: Donny Cates, Tradd Moore
Released: Aug 14, 2019

• The Surfer's power is fading!
•  Is this the end of Norrin Radd as the all-consuming darkness descends upon him?
•  Or will help come in the form of an unexpected ally?
Rated T+

9.5

Silver Surfer Black has been one of the most trippy and epic comics I’ve read in a while, and the craziness continues with this issue.

If Norrin Radd has never been one of your go-to characters, this series really makes a case for why he’s one of the all-time classic cosmic characters in Marvel. His adventures are really just on another level. This chapter continues the story of hi more

Silver Surfer: Black #3

By: Donny Cates, Tradd Moore
Released: Aug 14, 2019

• The Surfer's power is fading!
•  Is this the end of Norrin Radd as the all-consuming darkness descends upon him?
•  Or will help come in the form of an unexpected ally?
Rated T+

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Fastest Archer Alive added Silver Surfer: Black to their pull list Aug 14, 2019

Silver Surfer: Black

Spinning out of GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY #1, almost the entire galaxy's defenders have been blown through a black hole, including the Silver Surfer! But the story doesn't end there... In order to fight back the oblivion, Surfer will have to fight to save his own soul and not lose himself to the void. Follow the Sentinel of the Spaceways on a journey...

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Fastest Archer Alive added Miles Morales: Spider-Man (2018) to their pull list Aug 14, 2019

Miles Morales: Spider-Man (2018)

Balancing his normal life, school, parents, etc...and super-heroing has never been easy, but when the Rhino and a cadre of mysterious criminals start plaguing Brooklyn, things take a dark turn. And Miles doesn't even know the half of it yet. Eisner Award-winner Saladin Ahmed (BLACK BOLT) and Young Gun Javier Garr n (ANT-MAN & THE WASP) bring you th...

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Fastest Archer Alive added Powers of X to their pull list Aug 14, 2019

Powers of X

FEAR THE FUTURE! Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (INFINTY, NEW AVENGERS, FF) continues his revolutionary new direction for the X-Men. Intertwining with HOUSE OF X, POWERS OF X reveals the secret past, present  and  future of mutantkind, changing the way you look at every X-Men story before and after. You do not want to miss the next seminal m...

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Fastest Archer Alive added House of X to their pull list Aug 14, 2019

House of X

FACE THE FUTURE! Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (SECRET WARS, AVENGERS, FANTASTIC FOUR) takes the reins of the X-Men universe! Since the release of Uncanny X-Men #1, there have been four seminal moments in the history of the X-Men. Giant-Sized X-Men. X-Men. Age of Apocalypse. New X-Men. Four iconic series that introduced a new era for Marvel's m...

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9.0

The bad reviews on here still don’t seem to understand the difference between “plot-driven” and “character-driven.” This issue was all character, and showed more of what Wally and Harley were going through, as well as give a barbarian hunter named Gnaark a spotlight. It’s beautiful, thanks to the revealing dialogue and the amazing art that still hasn’t let up.

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Heroes In Crisis #6

By: Tom King, Mitch Gerads
Released: Feb 27, 2019

Get a deeper look into the inner workings of Sanctuary. When heroes visited the facility, they relived their trauma through virtual reality, contending with the events that brought them there in the hope of reaching a meaningful resolution. That is, until the trauma took over and escalated these personal events into a full-blown crisis! Find out wh...

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Andrea D’Alò reviewed Heroes In Crisis #6 Feb 26, 2019
10

This issue was so good, Tom King writes a story that’s has a lot of “point of view” and he humanizes characters.
Gerads does a great work, he’s one of the best artist right now.

Heroes In Crisis #6

By: Tom King, Mitch Gerads
Released: Feb 27, 2019

Get a deeper look into the inner workings of Sanctuary. When heroes visited the facility, they relived their trauma through virtual reality, contending with the events that brought them there in the hope of reaching a meaningful resolution. That is, until the trauma took over and escalated these personal events into a full-blown crisis! Find out wh...

Fastest Archer Alive added Uncanny X-Men (2018) to their pull list Nov 13, 2018

Uncanny X-Men (2018)

THE CHILDREN OF THE ATOM ARE BACK!
New ongoing series kicking off with a 10-part weekly epic, the flagship X-Men series that started it all is back and better than ever! Starting with a mysterious and tragic disappearance, the X-Men are drawn into what might be...their final adventure?! X-Fan favorite writers Ed Brisson (EXTERMINATION), Matthew...

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Fastest Archer Alive added Heroes In Crisis to their pull list Nov 3, 2018

Heroes In Crisis

There's a new kind of crisis threatening the heroes of the DC Universe, ripped from real-world headlines by C.I.A.-operative-turned-comics-writer Tom King: How does a superhero handle PTSD? Welcome to Sanctuary, an ultra-secret hospital for superheroes who've been traumatized by crime-fighting and cosmic combat. But something goes inexplicably wron...

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Fastest Archer Alive added Amazing Spider-Man (2018) to their pull list Oct 14, 2018

Amazing Spider-Man (2018)

An alien invasion hits New York City and the only one who can stop it is...Spider-Man?! But that's far from all you'll find here -  a revelation from the past puts Peter Parker's job, relationships, and whole life in jeopardy! And if even that's not enough, you'll see a new roommate, new love interests - and a new villain! Spider-Man goes back to...

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