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Br'er Lapin reviewed Martian Manhunter #2 Jan 13, 2019
9.0

I think this is Rossmo's best art since Constantine and the very alien and body horrorish art really propels Orlando's script.

Martian Manhunter #2

By: Steve Orlando, Riley Rossmo
Released: Jan 9, 2019

Return to Mars in the days before its doom to see the love affair of J'onn and M'yri'ah...and a Martian coming-of-age ritual you'll NEVER forget! All of these painful memories J'onn carries with him to his new life on Earth...but first he's gotta survive the pain of a car crash, being set on fire and accidentally revealing his true form to his dete...

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Br'er Lapin reviewed Justice League #15 Jan 13, 2019
8.0

Again, just digging a story with these 3 members.

Justice League #15

By: James Tynion IV, Jim Cheung
Released: Jan 9, 2019

Hawk fight! Martian Manhunter, Green Lantern and Hawkgirl clash with Shayera Hol (also a Hawkgirl) when the League trio tries to break into a secret vault deep within Thanagar Prime-and the feathers are gonna fly! Speaking of secrets, M.M. learns one about himself and Lex Luthor, as related to him by the Martian Keep, guardian of all Martian wisdom...

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7.0

Two average stories.

Suicide Squad: Black Files #3

By: Mike W. Barr, Philippe Briones
Released: Jan 9, 2019

"KATANA: REVENGE OF KOBRA" part three! Trapped in the mystic dimension within the Soultaker sword, Katana and her husband, Maseo, fight the forces of the mad swordsmith Muramasa, who has amassed an army to invade the world outside-our world!
"SUICIDE SQUAD BLACK" part three! Suicide Squad Black comes face to face with Sebastian Faust, who natu...

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Br'er Lapin reviewed Green Arrow #48 Jan 13, 2019
7.5

I love Count Vertigo so happy to have a story involving him, but the art leaves it all feeling a bit cheap.

Green Arrow #48

By: Collin Kelly, Javi Fernandez
Released: Jan 9, 2019

Count Vertigo stages a jailbreak and turns Seattle into a surrealist maelstrom that threatens to consume the entire city. But when Ollie learns Vertigo's true motivations, the Emerald Archer's fragile psyche will be ripped to shreds. Is Ollie throwing himself into the hero game because of a death wish? Not if Black Canary has anything to sing about...

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Br'er Lapin reviewed Deathstroke #39 Jan 13, 2019
8.5

Bizarre in a good way.

Deathstroke #39

By: Christopher Priest, Fernando Pasarin
Released: Jan 9, 2019

Slade is back in Arkham after his Zeta Beam jaunt to the planet Pulor...but did he ever actually leave? Is the alien invasion just a delusion? And who is this faux Deathstroke running around? A deep dive into Slade's psyche, just in time to watch him lose his mind!

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Br'er Lapin added Deathstroke (2016) to their pull list Jan 13, 2019

Deathstroke (2016)

"The Professional" part one! Deathstroke's latest contract takes him to a war-torn African country, where he finds himself caught in the middle of a disintegrating alliance between a ruthless dictator and a deadly super-villain. With an entire nation at stake, Slade Wilson must choose between fulfilling his contract and saving an old friend.  

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Br'er Lapin reviewed Batman #62 Jan 13, 2019
9.0

I didn't think of the rooftops connection before, I really loved the art and trippiness of this. Intrigued to find out just what the hell is going on.

Batman #62

By: Tom King, Mitch Gerads
Released: Jan 9, 2019

Now features the Story solicited for #61 written by Tom King with art by Mitch Gerads. The Eisner-winning creative team behind MISTER MIRACLE is back together as artist Mitch Gerads rejoins the Bat team for a special issue! Professor Pyg is loose in Gotham, and you know that means things are going to get weird... and bloody!

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Br'er Lapin reviewed Batman: Kings of Fear #6 Jan 13, 2019
9.0

This was really good. Not a lot of what was said is new, but even as a Tom King Batman fan, I have to admit it is just good having a traditional Batman story like this.

Batman: Kings of Fear #6

By: Scott Peterson, Kelley Jones
Released: Jan 9, 2019

The epic finale! Batman must battle Scarecrow and his own mind to save Gotham City. If he doesn't, Scarecrow will turn Gotham and everything else Batman believes in into a nightmarish hellscape!

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Br'er Lapin added Batman: Kings of Fear to their pull list Jan 13, 2019

Batman: Kings of Fear

Legendary artist Kelley Jones makes his triumphant return to the Dark Knight in this explosive miniseries written by former BATMAN editor Scott Peterson! Batman's been overseeing Gotham City for years now and isn't sure how much of a difference he's making. Doubt, fear and insecurity are starting to take over. And as all of those negative feelings ...

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7.5

Inoffensive and fun.

Adventures of the Super Sons #6

By: Peter J. Tomasi, Scott Godlewski
Released: Jan 9, 2019

The Super Sons are lost in time and space! On the run from the Gang and trapped on the Planet of Secrets and Mystery, Superboy and Robin have lost everything and gotten a glimpse of how their tomorrows may end. When the planet's mysterious creator returns for his broken creation, the boys find out that tomorrow sucks as much as yesterday!

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Br'er Lapin added Adventures of the Super Sons to their pull list Jan 13, 2019

Adventures of the Super Sons

The Super Sons are back in an all-new 12-issue miniseries written by Peter J. Tomasi! Check out the lost and secret adventures of Damian Wayne (Robin) and Jon Kent (Superboy) in this flashback miniseries that takes a deep dive into the bombastic bromance between the sons of the DC Universe's greatest heroes. It's an epic dual storyline that transce...

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Br'er Lapin rated Wonder Woman #61 Jan 13, 2019
7.5

Wonder Woman #61

By: G. Willow Wilson, Xermanico
Released: Jan 2, 2019

Love is dead-according to the Goddess of Love! A furious Aphrodite holds Steve Trevor captive in the middle of a war zone and tries to convince him of that very proclamation, but the hopeless romantic refuses to abandon his feelings for Wonder Woman. Meanwhile, Diana, the object of his affection, gets trapped in the bombed-out capital, where she fi...

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Br'er Lapin rated Titans #32 Jan 13, 2019
6.5

Titans #32

By: Dan Abnett, Clayton Henry
Released: Jan 2, 2019

While the Titans have spent months responding to Source Wall-related threats, Mother Blood and the Blood Cult have been studying that energy and learning to harness it for their own malevolent purposes. In this special villain-focused issue, discover what the Cult has been up to and why everything the Titans have done up to this point may have been...

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Br'er Lapin rated The Silencer #12 Jan 13, 2019
7.5

The Silencer #12

By: Dan Abnett, Jack Herbert
Released: Jan 2, 2019

Get ready for the big finale of the Leviathan War! The Silencer finds herself smack dab in the middle of a melee full of murderous underbosses while trying to protect her family and punch all the tickets she came to punch. Even if Honor Guest survives, nothing will ever be the same again.

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Br'er Lapin rated Scarlet #5 Jan 13, 2019
5.0

Scarlet #5

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Alex Maleev
Released: Jan 2, 2019

It's the final issue of the new SCARLET epic-and the cover says it all! Scarlet escalates her campaign against cor- ruption to the next level. Don't miss the blistering finale to this year's chapter of SCARLET, from the Eisner Award-winning team of Bendis and Maleev!

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7.0

Raven: Daughter of Darkness #11

By: Mary Wolfman, Pop Mahn
Released: Jan 2, 2019

Raven has joined Baron Winters' new Night Force to battle the ancient, mystical assassins known as the Shadow Riders. But she discovers the Riders were created to protect mankind from Arcanes: super-naturally powered individuals who were not always heroes! Can it be true that Raven and the Night Force have been the "bad guys" all along?

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Br'er Lapin rated Old Lady Harley #3 Jan 13, 2019
7.0

Old Lady Harley #3

By: Frank Tieri, Inaki Miranda
Released: Jan 2, 2019

Harley's barely managed to escape from Gotham City-but going down the river to Blüdhaven might have been an even bigger mistake! The whole city is a prison, held in the grip of the bloodthirsty Bane Twins...and we're sad to say, they definitely take after their father! And where there are criminals, you know there are Laughing Boys...and where the...

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Br'er Lapin rated Books of Magic #3 Jan 13, 2019
7.5

Books of Magic #3

By: Kat Howard, Tom Fowler
Released: Jan 2, 2019

The body of Tim's teacher, Mr. Brisby, has been discovered, and the scene is grisly-could his killing have been a ritualistic act? Tim tries to comfort his classmates, but finds himself in need of his own protector.

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Br'er Lapin rated Hex Wives #3 Jan 13, 2019
5.0

Hex Wives #3

By: Ben Blacker, Mirka Andolfo
Released: Jan 2, 2019

At last, Izzy learns the truth about herself and the other women of Desert Canyon, but it will take more than self-awareness to break the spell cast on the neighborhood.

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Synthozoid reviewed Batman #62 Jan 10, 2019
10

Welcome to the "Let's $h!t on Tom King" homepage so glad you could join us. All of your favorite reviewers are here to squeeze out a hot deuce on the comic that they supposedly paid money for, even though they have hated every issue for the past two years. Would you like a review? I'm sorry we only drop deuces over here. There are possibly professional critics on this website, but ignore them. Pay more

Batman #62

By: Tom King, Mitch Gerads
Released: Jan 9, 2019

Now features the Story solicited for #61 written by Tom King with art by Mitch Gerads. The Eisner-winning creative team behind MISTER MIRACLE is back together as artist Mitch Gerads rejoins the Bat team for a special issue! Professor Pyg is loose in Gotham, and you know that means things are going to get weird... and bloody!

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Br'er Lapin - Jan 13, 2019

I am going to get so much hate for liking this comment. I'll say that it is okay for them to dislike and keep reading the book though, I do that with so many books.

7.5

Justice League: Odyssey #4

By: Joshua Williamson, S-bis
Released: Jan 2, 2019

Next stop on the Odyssey-Planet Cyborg! The space-faring Justice League travels to a new world that worships Cyborg, and meets a population that's obsessed with body modification in preparation for a galactic war. Cyborg and Azrael clash over whether to stop the simmering standoff or continue following the clues left behind by Darkseid. Elsewhere, ...

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9.0

Injustice Vs. Masters of the Universe #6

By: Tim Seeley, Freddie Williams II
Released: Jan 2, 2019

He-Man is beset on all sides-by enemies and allies alike. If he helps Superman use the Nexus, he may save Earth from ever falling to injustice. But Skeletor has a marvelous trick up his sleeve! The battle rages, but who will prevail?

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Br'er Lapin rated Flash #61 Jan 9, 2019
8.0

Flash #61

By: Joshua Williamson, Christian Duce
Released: Jan 2, 2019

Powerhouse looks to turn the Scarlet Speedster into  a scarlet skid mark! The two Force wielders find themselves at odds when Alexa wants to overthrow the criminal government of Corto Maltese that's crushing her people. (Remember that locale from THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS?) Barry must quash their beef and convince Powerhouse to join his For...

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9.0

Detective Comics #995

By: Peter J. Tomasi, Doug Mahnke
Released: Jan 2, 2019

Alfred Pennyworth...attacked at the Wayne mansion! Who's hunting those closest to Batman? The monstrous shadow creature plaguing Gotham City gains the upper hand when two of the Dark Knight's most ardent allies fall prey to the violent vendetta. Will those tragedies send Batman over the edge? Good thing he's on his way to Arkham Asylum-but will he ...

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Br'er Lapin rated Batman Beyond #27 Jan 9, 2019
8.0

Batman Beyond #27

By: Dan Jurgens, Brett Booth
Released: Jan 2, 2019

The Clown Prince of Crime amasses his own army, and there might not be enough of Batman and Robin left to stop them. The only thing more dangerous than The Joker is a city full of weaponized Jokerz being pointed at Gotham, led by the Clown Prince himself! With his old nemesis firmly back in play, retiree Bruce Wayne becomes obsessed with bringing h...

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Br'er Lapin rated Batgirl #30 Jan 9, 2019
7.5

Batgirl #30

By: Mairghread Scott, Paul Pelletier
Released: Jan 2, 2019

You can take the Batgirl out of Gotham City, but you can't take Gotham out of the Batgirl! Politics gets personal as the race for Congress in Gotham City heats up, leading to civil unrest in Barbara's new neighborhood-as a new villain begins to make themselves known!

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Br'er Lapin rated Action Comics #1006 Jan 9, 2019
8.0

Action Comics #1006

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Ryan Sook
Released: Jan 2, 2019

The Red Cloud sets her sights on someone close to Superman, but how can the Man of Steel stop a villain he can't touch? As the invisible mafia controlling Metropolis' underworld steps more into the light, its leader finally stands revealed with a secret that will have massive implications for Superman and Clark Kent!

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Br'er Lapin reviewed The Terrifics #11 Jan 7, 2019
8.5

What Nihilist said.

The Terrifics #11

By: Jeff Lemire, Viktor Bogdanovic
Released: Jan 2, 2019

The Terrifics...terminated! The team has called it quits and gone their separate ways-with less-than-terrific results. Plastic Man meets his estranged wife and son, now developing his own plastic powers; Metamorpho is still stuck in his human form as Rex Mason, unemployed, unqualified and going broke; Phantom Girl's stuck in an arranged marriage ba...

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Br'er Lapin rated Pearl #5 Jan 7, 2019
6.0

Pearl #5

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Michael Gaydos
Released: Dec 19, 2018

From the creators of Jessica Jones comes another intense chapter in one of the best-reviewed debuts of the year! Pearl Tanaka wants to become a master tattoo artist, but her Yakuza clan only wants her to hone her inherited assassin skills. But Pearl's growing connection to her opposing-clan counterpart, Rick, is opening her eyes to a hopeful world ...

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Br'er Lapin rated American Carnage #2 Jan 7, 2019
7.0

American Carnage #2

By: Bryan Hill, Leandro Fernandez
Released: Dec 19, 2018

Richard Wright is a white-passing African-American FBI agent operating in a white-nationalist gang, and his mission to solve the murder of a fellow agent is already going off the rails. While Richard's target, the industrialist Wynn Morgan, discovers some potentially deadly dissension in the ranks, Richard is challenged by Morgan's rebellious thugs...

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