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7.5

I like their relationship here, like when Ivy offered to turn around and finish the job. Simple and effective.

Harley Quinn & Poison Ivy #3

By: Jody Houser, Adriana Melo
Released: Nov 13, 2019

Down the rabbit hole and through the looking glass, and what did Harley and Ivy find there? A tea party with some very unexpected and uninvited guests! It turns out the Mad Hatter has a game of his own to play, and Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn must decide between fight and flight. And is that gift Lex Luthor dropped off for Ivy actually of any use, ...

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6.5

Not terrible, but basic and empty.

Gotham City Monsters #3

By: Steve Orlando, Amancay Nahuelpan
Released: Nov 13, 2019

The monsters have united in the aftermath of Melmoth's attack, but one of their own has gone missing! Andrew Bennett, a.k.a. I, Vampire, has gone straight to the source of the evil that threatens the city, but the fanged one finds attacking Melmoth's acolytes is biting off a little more than he can chew. Frankenstein leads Killer Croc, Lady Clayfac...

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7.5

Are we supposed to loath Freeze's determined love or support it? I can't tell. He is supposed to be a sympathetic character and I would hate if the point would be to hate everything he does to save his wife.

Detective Comics #1015

By: Peter J. Tomasi, Doug Mahnke
Released: Nov 13, 2019

For centuries children have been told to be careful about what they wish for, and after years of yearning for his beloved to return, Mr. Freeze finally gets it. But frozen hearts don't melt easily, and after years in cryostasis, Nora Fries is the ultimate ice queen. Gotham and Victor Fries will never be the same again.

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The 20 Issue Ceiling reviewed Collapser #5 Nov 19, 2019
8.5

The right kind of weird I have come to expect from Young Animal.

Collapser #5

By: Mikey Way, Ilias Kyriazis
Released: Nov 13, 2019

Liam wakes up in a world where he's not plagued by cosmic anxiety and visions of the dead, but rather one where he's a beloved husband, a doting father-to-be, and a celebrated costumed superhero! Everything is fine! (No, everything is not fine.)

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The 20 Issue Ceiling rated Catwoman #17 Nov 19, 2019
8.0

Catwoman #17

By: Jo?lle Jones
Released: Nov 13, 2019

Selina Kyle reconnects with her criminal roots, but to be Gotham City's top thief again, she has to take out the boss. Using the gift given to her by Lex Luthor, she finally has the key to everything Raina Creel wants-and Catwoman is going to get it first. Which all sounds dandy in theory, but Creel has come too far and put up with too much humilia...

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7.5

Pretty good issue.

Batman and the Outsiders #7

By: Bryan Hill, Dexter Soy
Released: Nov 13, 2019

Unable to cope with Black Lightning and Batman's methods, Duke Thomas finds refuge in the philosophy of Ra's al Ghul, becoming the latest acolyte of the Demon, as Ra's at last begins to rebuild his empire!

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Azrael reviewed Event Leviathan #6 Nov 17, 2019
5.0

I have no problem with this final issue apart from one giant thing. Mark Shaw isn't a bad choice for Leviathan but it just seems so "meh" as the character is largely forgotten by many. Also the other Manhunter casually forgets she has another Manhunter out there.

Event Leviathan #6

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Alex Maleev
Released: Nov 13, 2019

From the Eisner Award-winning team of superstar writer Brian Michael Bendis and groundbreaking artist Alex Maleev, the shocking conclusion to the biggest DC mystery of the year! Who is Leviathan? What do they want? How have they dismantled the most powerful secret agencies in the world? And what's their next deadly move? The greatest detectives of ...

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1.0

This series overstayed its welcome about 28 issues in(including the previous volume). The people who were a fan the whole way through... I respect you, but man I think it is repetitious trash by this point. Is it any surprise the book opens with Galactus? The highlight of the entire series? The dialogue is meant to be humourous, but the joke wore off 5 issues in. What's left of the dead humour end more

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #50

By: Ryan North, Derek Charm
Released: Nov 13, 2019

FINAL ISSUE!
•  This is it! After 58 issues (comics numbering is, dare we say: nuts), an OGN and a whole bunch of both eating nuts AND kicking butts, The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl reaches its 50th and final issue!
•  When we say "The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl's final issue" though, we mean the *comic book*, not the character. Doreen G...

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7.5

SPOILERS







As a fan of Mark Shaw... yeah I kind of liked this a lot. I may not always like Bendis, but I have to thank him as a Manhunter fan for bringing them back to relevancy.

Event Leviathan #6

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Alex Maleev
Released: Nov 13, 2019

From the Eisner Award-winning team of superstar writer Brian Michael Bendis and groundbreaking artist Alex Maleev, the shocking conclusion to the biggest DC mystery of the year! Who is Leviathan? What do they want? How have they dismantled the most powerful secret agencies in the world? And what's their next deadly move? The greatest detectives of ...

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The 20 Issue Ceiling reviewed Excalibur #1 Nov 15, 2019
7.0

I do not like Tini Howard, but this was actually not the worst.

Excalibur #1

By: Tini Howard, Marcus To
Released: Oct 30, 2019

A NEW DAWN IS FORGED!
The Otherworld is rocked by war! It is a new era for mutantkind as a new Captain Britain holds the amulet, fighting for the Kingdom of Avalon with her Excalibur at her side - Rogue, Gambit, Rictor, Jubilee...and Apocalypse.
Rated T+

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4.0

It feels like someone's college art project before World Breaker Hulk appears.

Immortal Hulk #25

By: Al Ewing, Joe Bennett
Released: Oct 23, 2019

GROUNDBREAKING DOUBLE-SIZED ISSUE!
•  You've never read a Hulk comic like this before. You've never read a Marvel comic like this before.
•  The heat death of our universe has come and gone. The Hulk is finally dead. Now, billions of years later, the Ninth Cosmos cowers...
•   ...before the B...

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YourGreenMuse - Nov 12, 2019

"It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it." - Aristotle

The 20 Issue Ceiling - Nov 14, 2019

Ok boomer. @Aristotle

The 20 Issue Ceiling rated Marauders #1 Nov 14, 2019
8.0

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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8.0

Controller Mu Wins.

Green Lantern: Blackstars #1

By: Grant Morrison, Xermanico
Released: Nov 6, 2019

What has Hal Jordan done? Following the catastrophic events of The Green Lantern #12, no Green Lanterns can be found patrolling their space sectors...and not a single power ring lights the darkness. Across the universe, once-familiar faces now wear a different uniform and enforce a new type of galactic law. The Green Lantern Corps is dead-long live...

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The 20 Issue Ceiling reviewed The Dreaming #15 Nov 10, 2019
10

I will enjoy Si Spurrier while he is still on this incredible run.

The Dreaming #15

By: Si Spurrier, Bilquis Evely
Released: Nov 6, 2019

As the second year of the Sandman Universe begins, the sentient algorithm known as Wan is now the acknowledged lord of Dream's realm, and unquestioned ruler of all his subjects. So it's a huge problem that Wan is completely insane, and more than capable of wiping out all life in the Dreaming. The question becomes: What can Abel, the only one who kn...

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8.5

Weird how the cover says Gerard Way but the inside has a different writer team, but I think they did well as simple a story that it was.

Doom Patrol: Weight of the Worlds #5

By: Becky Cloonan
Released: Nov 6, 2019

Clark is a comic book fan just like you, and his favorite title is Doom Patrol! But Clark's fandom is put to the test when he literally falls into the reality of the world's weirdest superheroes, where he must team up with long-lost Doom Patrol heroine Dorothy Spinner in her first appearance in more than a decade!

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The 20 Issue Ceiling reviewed Young Justice #10 Nov 10, 2019
7.0

So, I liked Jinny's little flashback, but as soon as we returned to the present it became a big clusterfuck.

Young Justice #10

By: Brian Michael Bendis, John Timms
Released: Nov 6, 2019

Welcome, Naomi! Wonder Comics' brightest shining star comes to Young Justice! She's ready to join this team of young heroes who have seen it all-and you'll want to be here to watch the sparks fly for the very first time. All this, plus the true story of Jinny Hex.

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8.0

Wonder Twins #9

By: Mark Russell, Stephen Byrne
Released: Nov 6, 2019

Don't miss the stunning secret of the Wonder Twins that will change how you look at them forever! Tensions run high as Jayna takes in friend-turned-fugitive Polly Math and opens up about her family's painful past on Exxor, but they are soon interrupted when Batman and Superman call on Zan and Jayna for an all-star team-up against a rogue army! Jayn...

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7.5

This wasn't as bad as I expected. I hated Iceman so I was prepared for the worst. This was just a standard Shazam story and it was effective if forgettable.

The Infected: King Shazam #1

By: Sina Grace, Joe Bennett
Released: Nov 6, 2019

Billy Batson is a good kid. He helps his friends, loves his family, and tries to do the right thing. But Billy is about to have a run-in with the most dangerous serial killer in existence, and the Batman Who Laughs wants Billy to be bad. Spinning out of the events of Batman/Superman and "Year of the Villain," it's the tale of a hero whose soul has ...

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9.0

I like how Tom King challenges Superman's morals by placing him in situations where he is forced to make a decision with no winning.

Superman: Up In the Sky #5

By: Tom King, Andy Kubert
Released: Nov 6, 2019

Available to comics shops for the first time! Darkseid offers to help Superman in his quest to rescue the Earth girl Alice-but that help comes at a cost! Then, the Man of Steel is treated to a vision of his life at home with his friends and family-but a far grimmer reality is about to intrude! Originally published in Superman Giant #12 and #13.

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The 20 Issue Ceiling rated Lois Lane #5 Nov 10, 2019
7.5

Lois Lane #5

By: Greg Rucka, Mike Perkins
Released: Nov 6, 2019

As Lois delves deeper into a mystery whose answers could shake the entire DC Universe to its core, the Question hunts the people responsible for an attempt on the famed reporter's life. But do they want her dead because of what she knows or to stop her from finding out more?

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6.5

It quickly became a problem when the whole Legion was thrown at you at once, and felt like they talked just to talk.

Legion of Super-Heroes #1

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Ryan Sook
Released: Nov 6, 2019

Welcome to the 31st century! Inspired by the acts of and lessons learned from the greatest heroes of all time, the Legion of Super-Heroes have gathered together to stop a galaxy from repeating its past mistakes. The greatest lineup of heroes in comic book history returns with new, fresh, and reader-friendly stories!
Eisner Award-winning writer...

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9.0

Justice League #35

By: Scott Snyder, Francis Manapul
Released: Nov 6, 2019

This issue: Lex Luthor wins! Everything Lex has been working for over the past year and a half comes to fruition as he finally possesses the fully powered Totality and plans to bend Hypertime to his will. The Legion of Doom's leader will defeat the Justice League once and for all and make his final pitch to serve at Perpetua's side-and the Multiver...

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7.5

Inferior Five #3

By: Keith Giffen
Released: Nov 6, 2019

The kids who don't know they're a team get a superhero from the '80s to come to their aid. It's the Tasmanian Devil... and he's pitted against someone or something that looks an awful lot like a giant starfish! Plus, the Peacemaker's back in action in the final showdown with the KGBeast!

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7.5

Harley Quinn #67

By: Sam Humphries, Sami Basri
Released: Nov 6, 2019

She's bigger. She's badder. She's meaner. She's Harley-er Quinn! And after accepting Lex Luthor's offer, she's waging a one-woman war on the Year of the Villain itself! This is the event issue to end all event issues-no, really!

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8.0

Batman: Universe #5

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Nick Derington
Released: Nov 6, 2019

Available to comics shops for the first time! After being gunned down in Crime Alley by Vandal Savage, Batman is mysteriously saved by the power source in the Faberge egg Savage has stolen! That power turns out to be a White Lantern ring-and when Batman uses it to defeat Savage, its energy signature calls the entire Green Lantern Corps to Earth......

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8.0

Deathstroke #49

By: Christopher Priest, Fernando Pasarin
Released: Nov 6, 2019

Having ascended to near godhood, Jericho must confront his father, with the lives of his mother and sister hanging in the balance. Does Deathstroke stand a chance against such power? And is there any humanity left inside Jericho?

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5.0

Aimed at an even younger audience than I expected. I am not sure how to score it since I am not the proper audience. The art was nice, a bit rougher lined than their other work... almost giving it a crayon look.

Spider-Man & Venom: Double Trouble #1

By: Mariko Tamaki, Gurihiru
Released: Nov 6, 2019

• You've seen 'em duke it out in the Marvel Universe for years, but prepare to see Spidey and Venom as you never have before: as begrudging... buddies?
•  It's fun of the freaky variety this time around, as an unexpected mind-swap sets Spidey and Venom in each other's bodies! But WHO swapped them, and why?!
•&...

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7.0

Honestly, I didn't care about literally anything happening, but Gleason's art was incredible. Especially the page with Silver Sable's LMD getting its head blown off.

Amazing Spider-Man #33

By: Nick Spencer, Patrick Gleason
Released: Nov 6, 2019

THE FUTURE IS IN PERIL!
•  Miguel O'Hara's mysterious return to the present threatens his life and his entire future. But why?
•  As for OUR time's Spider-Man, he's got his hands full with classic villains, family problems and international incidents that intertwine in terrifying ways!
Rated T

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The 20 Issue Ceiling reviewed Immortal Hulk #26 Nov 10, 2019
8.0

This is a big change in focus for the book, but I was kind of into it... even if I often forgot it was a Hulk book.

Immortal Hulk #26

By: Al Ewing, Joe Bennett
Released: Nov 6, 2019

• He's got an underground fortress. He has powerful allies. He's even got henchmen.
•  He's got everything he needs to declare war on human society as we know it. He's the most dangerous man in the world...
•  ...and BRUCE BANNER is just getting started.
Parental Advisory

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10

Very meta while remaining very true to Hellblazer's past.

The Sandman Universe: Hellblazer #1

By: Si Spurrier, Marcio Takara
Released: Oct 30, 2019

The second year of the Sandman Universe begins with the long-awaited arrival of one of DC's most iconic characters...John Constantine, Hellblazer!
He's cheated death and damnation more times than he can count, but never like this. Long ago, in the crucible of a magical war waged across countless futures, Constantine was murdered by an all-power...

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