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JBL Reviews reviewed Uncanny X-Men #22 Jul 17, 2019
4.0

What a pointless series. Are they just going to pretend this one never happened?

Uncanny X-Men #22

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Salvador Larroca
Released: Jul 17, 2019

It all ends here. This is forever! As Cyclops' cleanup mission nears its close, all the problems the X-Men face come together. The truth behind the Hellfire Club's intentions, the culmination of the O.N.E.'s assaults on mutantkind and even the inner struggles within the team... It all ends here. This is forever.
Rated T+

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JBL Reviews rated Batman #75 Jul 17, 2019
7.5

Batman #75

By: Tom King, Tony Daniel
Released: Jul 17, 2019

"City of Bane" begins! Bane's minions have moved into Gotham City, taken control and are ruling with an iron fist-including rounding up any villain who refuses to sign onto Bane's program-and Batman is nowhere to be found. At least not the Batman anyone knows. It's like someone has replaced the real Gotham City with a twisted funhouse-mirror versio...

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JBL Reviews rated Justice League #28 Jul 17, 2019
8.0

Justice League #28

By: James Tynion IV, Javi Fernandez
Released: Jul 17, 2019

The Apex Predator rises! Justice-Doom War is coming! This is the culmination of the Legion of Doom's master plan, and they will take the Justice League to far-out places they may never return from...and do things the DC Universe may never recover from.

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JBL Reviews rated Second Coming #1 Jul 14, 2019
8.5

Second Coming #1

By: Mark Russell, Richard Pace
Released: Jul 10, 2019

AHOY is proud to present-for the first time anywhere-the series everyone's talking about, by award-winning writer Mark Russell (Snagglepuss, The Flintstones) and artist Richard Pace (Pitt, New Warriors)! God commands Earth's mightiest super-hero, Sunstar, to accept Jesus as his roommate and teach him how to use power in ...

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JBL Reviews rated Return of Wolverine #3 Jul 13, 2019
4.0

Return of Wolverine #3

By: Charles Soule, Declan Shalvey
Released: Nov 28, 2018

Wolverine vs. the X-Men?!

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JBL Reviews rated Batman #74 Jul 13, 2019
6.5

Batman #74

By: Tom King, Mikel Janin
Released: Jul 10, 2019

"The Fall and the Fallen" concludes with a father-and-son showdown. Flashpoint Batman reveals his fiendish reasoning for dragging Batman into the desert, and who is in the coffin they've been dragging along with them. But is this a step too far? It's Bruce Wayne versus Thomas Wayne for the right to wear the cowl, and all of Gotham City hangs in the...

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JBL Reviews rated Superman #13 Jul 12, 2019
8.0

Superman #13

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Joe Prado
Released: Jul 10, 2019

Superman, intergalactic hero! A major chapter in the galaxy-spanning "Unity Saga" begins as Superman reluctantly takes the lead in a quest for peace bigger than he has ever tried before. It's Superman, Superboy, Supergirl and a cast of thousands in a fight to keep the universe intact. But it's this issue's final page that will have fans everywhere ...

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JBL Reviews rated Hawkman #14 Jul 11, 2019
2.5

Hawkman #14

By: Robert Venditti, Pat Olliffe
Released: Jul 10, 2019

Carl Sands returns as the new, improved Shadow Thief! Newly upgraded by Lex Luthor, he's now the undisputed master of shadows. Meanwhile, Hawkman continues to be haunted by horrific memories of his past lives. Could Shadow Thief be the cause of his nightmares? Or is it something more sinister?

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JBL Reviews rated Event Leviathan #2 Jul 11, 2019
8.0

Event Leviathan #2

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Alex Maleev
Released: Jul 10, 2019

"The Detectives"! EVENT LEVIATHAN, the new miniseries by the award-winning team of writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Alex Maleev, continues! As the mystery of Leviathan continues to rock the very foundations of the DC Universe, the world's greatest detectives gather for the first time anywhere to solve the mystery before it's too late! Lois La...

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7.5

Black Hammer/Justice League: Hammer of Justice! #1

By: Jeff Lemire, Michael Walsh
Released: Jul 10, 2019

DC Comics and Dark Horse Comics present the ultimate superhero crossover event of 2019!  

A strange man arrives simultaneously on Black Hammer Farm and in Metropolis, and both worlds are warped as Starro attacks! Batman, Green Lantern, Flash, Wonder Woman, Superman, and more crossover with Golden Gail, Colonel Weird, and the rest of the ...

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JBL Reviews rated DCeased #3 Jul 8, 2019
7.5

DCeased #3

By: Tom Taylor, Trevor Hairsine
Released: Jul 3, 2019

Heroes, villains and gods have fallen. Cities have collapsed. The virus threatens to reach below the waves and even to the island of Themyscira. The race to save planet Earth is on! The surviving members of the Justice League have learned the secret to the spread of the virus, but is it already too late to stop it?

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JBL Reviews rated DCeased #2 Jul 8, 2019
8.0

DCeased #2

By: Tom Taylor, Trevor Hairsine
Released: Jun 5, 2019

Millions are dying every minute. Heroes and villains alike are falling. Can the Justice League unite to find a way to stop the spread of death? Can they save humanity from extinction? Can they even save themselves? The key to survival may hinge on the last moments of one of the World's Finest Heroes...
RATED T+

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JBL Reviews rated Old Man Quill #7 Jul 8, 2019
7.5

Old Man Quill #7

By: Sacks, Robert Gill
Released: Jul 3, 2019

THE SHOCKING SECRET BEHIND  QUILL'S QUEST REVEALED! QUILL has made it to the BAXTER BUILDING... but with the hidden weapon in reach, a shocking secret will turn the quest on its head! This is the issue everyone will be talking about - the biggest surprise in the WASTELANDS universe since WOLVERINE's tragic encounter in OLD MAN LOGAN. DO N...

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JBL Reviews rated Uncanny X-Men #21 Jul 7, 2019
7.5

Uncanny X-Men #21

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Salvador Larroca
Released: Jul 3, 2019

It all ends here. This is forever! As Cyclops' cleanup mission nears its close, all the problems the X-Men face come together. The truth behind the Hellfire Club's intentions, the culmination of the O.N.E.'s assaults on mutantkind and even the inner struggles within the team... It all ends here. This is forever.
Rated T+

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JBL Reviews rated Dead Man Logan #9 Jul 6, 2019
7.5

Dead Man Logan #9

By: Ed Brisson, Mike Henderson
Released: Jul 3, 2019

RETURN OF THE BEAST! Before he left the Wastelands, Old Man Logan slayed the feral, cannibalistic animal once called Victor Creed, better known as Sabretooth. Their centuries-long rivalry ended the only way it could: with a corpse. But nothing tends to stay dead out here except the ones you love...
Parental Advisory

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JBL Reviews rated Justice League #27 Jul 6, 2019
7.5

Justice League #27

By: James Tynion IV, Javi Fernandez
Released: Jul 3, 2019

Eons ago, the Monitor, the Anti-Monitor and the World Forger stopped the rise of Perpetua-but can they overcome billions of years of mistrust to work together and do it again? Plus, Lex Luthor's offers across the DC Universe haven't gone unnoticed-Martian Manhunter is aware of "the Offer." And J'onn J'onnz will pay the price.

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JBL Reviews rated Action Comics #1012 Jun 29, 2019
6.5

Action Comics #1012

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Szymon Kudranski
Released: Jun 26, 2019

Artist Szymon Kudranski joins superstar writer Brian Michael Bendis as the attacks of Leviathan threaten targets across the globe,  and the agents of the invisible mafia continue to infect Metropolis in this tie-in to EVENT LEVIATHAN!
RATED T

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JBL Reviews rated War of the Realms #6 Jun 29, 2019
6.0

War of the Realms #6

By: Jason Aaron, Russell Dauterman
Released: Jun 26, 2019

THE WORLD'S SHATTERING CONCLUSION OF WAR OF THE REALMS!
The tides begin to turn as unexpected allies appear in a twist that will shake the heavens! Malekith's allies are faltering at last before the might of all Earth's heroes, but the Dark Elf King has one final trick - and it's got a VENOMOUS bite! Out of options, the God of Thunder makes a s...

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JBL Reviews rated Doctor Strange #15 Jun 27, 2019
5.5

Doctor Strange #15

By: Mark Waid, Barry Kitson
Released: Jun 26, 2019

• With a fresh alter-dimensional feast and an alliance with Dormammu, GALACTUS has never been more terrifying!
•  Do a reunited Doctor Strange and Clea have a chance to stop them? It's not looking good...
Rated T+

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JBL Reviews rated Uncanny X-Men #20 Jun 19, 2019
7.0

Uncanny X-Men #20

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Salvador Larroca
Released: Jun 19, 2019

First - learn the truth about the Hellfire Club's involvement in the X-Men's quest. Then, the mutant race faces elimination at the hands of a vaccine erasing the X-Gene from future generations...
Rated T+

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JBL Reviews rated Justice League #26 Jun 19, 2019
7.5

Justice League #26

By: James Tynion IV, Javi Fernandez
Released: Jun 19, 2019

After being off-planet for so long, the Justice League must try to pick up the pieces of their lives-but Lex Luthor has other plans. If he has his way, he'll show all of humanity that the Justice League will never be there in the world's time of need!
RATED T+

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JBL Reviews rated Batman #73 Jun 19, 2019
7.0

Batman #73

By: Tom King, Mikel Janin
Released: Jun 19, 2019

"The Fall and the Fallen" part four! Batman has been defeated by Bane's minions and chased out of Gotham. As a last-ditch effort to save his son from the lonely fate of being Batman, his father from another universe, Thomas Wayne, a.k.a. the Flashpoint Batman, is taking Bruce to the far ends of the Earth to try to give him the one thing that will c...

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8.0

Guardians of the Galaxy #6

By: Donny Cates, Geoff Shaw
Released: Jun 19, 2019

• The Guardians of the Galaxy vs. the Dark Guardians vs. Hela and the Black Order!
•  It's all out chaos, and it's about to get a whole lot worse...with the resurrection of Thanos!
Rated T+

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JBL Reviews reviewed Superman #12 Jun 15, 2019
8.0

I don’t like the retcons of Superman, but pushing that aside, it’s interesting!

Superman #12

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Joe Prado
Released: Jun 12, 2019

The House of El is united in this SUPERMAN/SUPERGIRL crossover! It's the House of El against everyone as Superman, Jor-El, Supergirl and Superboy face intergalactic attacks from Rogol Zaar, General Zod and an armada of alien warriors and assassins. With the truth behind Krypton's destruction set to be revealed, a galactic conspiracy threatens to si...

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JBL Reviews rated Hawkman #13 Jun 14, 2019
6.0

Hawkman #13

By: Robert Venditti, Will Conrad
Released: Jun 12, 2019

This issue, it's a story from the pages of Hawkman's journals! Travel back in time to when Carter Hall was reincarnated as a soldier in a cosmic army, while his people were at war! But what happens when a being known for constant reincarnation ends up coming back to life as his own enemy, fighting for the other side? Does it make him a more sympath...

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JBL Reviews rated Event Leviathan #1 Jun 14, 2019
7.5

Event Leviathan #1

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Alex Maleev
Released: Jun 12, 2019

The groundbreaking and always-inventive team of writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Alex Maleev (Jinxworld's SCARLET, Marvel's Daredevil) reunite on a mystery thriller that stretches across the DC Universe and touches every character from Batman to Superman to the Question to Talia al Ghul. With startling ease, a newly dangerous and aggressive L...

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JBL Reviews rated Prodigy #6 Jun 13, 2019
7.0

Prodigy #6

By: Mark Millar, Rafael Albuquerque
Released: Jun 12, 2019

MINISERIES FINALE! Edison has cracked the code, and the threat the world faces is worse than he could ever imagine. The forces of evil are uniting, rising up to destroy Earth and slaughter mankind. How can Edison protect the human race from total destruction?

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JBL Reviews added East of West to their pull list Jun 9, 2019

East of West

The things that divide us are stronger than the things that unite us. A Sci-Fi Western set in a dystopian America where all hope for the future rests in the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse...who just happen to be trying to kill the President of the United States. One of the most exciting new books of the year, this is EAST OF WEST, a brand new, o...

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JBL Reviews rated East of West #42 Jun 9, 2019
8.5

East of West #42

By: Jonathan Hickman, Nick Dragotta
Released: Apr 17, 2019

"RISK"
Things draw to a close on the Earthly plane.  

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JBL Reviews rated East of West #41 Jun 9, 2019
8.0

East of West #41

By: Jonathan Hickman, Nick Dragotta
Released: Feb 20, 2019

"THE LAST TWO BROTHERS IN THE WORLD"
The final days of the Armageddon draw near.  

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