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JBL Reviews rated Superman #11 May 20, 2019
7.0

Superman #11

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Joe Prado
Released: May 15, 2019

Named one of the best books of the year by Paste Magazine, Comics Beat and others, the Unity Saga continues! The drama of the House of El tears the galaxy in half as Superman and his son are forced to confront his father about the secrets of Krypton in front of the gathered heads of the galaxy. Superman makes a bold choice that will forever change ...

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JBL Reviews rated Old Man Quill #5 May 19, 2019
6.0

Old Man Quill #5

By: Ethan Sacks, Robert Gill
Released: May 15, 2019

GLADIATOR CLOSES IN!
•  PETER QUILL and the GUARDIANS' good deeds across the Wastelands are starting to gain them a following...
•  ...which isn't as good as it sounds as GLADIATOR and his advance team from the UNIVERSAL CHURCH OF TRUTH close in!
•  But it'll all be for nothing if Quill can't escape from the MADROX gang!
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JBL Reviews rated Uncanny X-Men #18 May 19, 2019
7.5

Uncanny X-Men #18

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Carlos Villa
Released: May 15, 2019

• First...the X-Men lose one of their own.  
•  Then...the new Black King of the Hellfire Club makes a move.
Rated T+

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JBL Reviews rated Justice League #24 May 17, 2019
8.0

Justice League #24

By: Scott Snyder, Jorge Jimenez
Released: May 15, 2019

"The Sixth Dimension" chapter five! The League's plan is in full swing, but one member of the team isn't on board with their message and sides with the World Forger! Betrayed, there's only one person who can turn the tide of this battle. Can Superman find the strength to escape his prison planet and save the Justice League, or is the League doomed ...

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8.0

Guardians of the Galaxy #5

By: Donny Cates, Geoff Shaw
Released: May 15, 2019

HELA HATH NO FURY!
•  At the mercy of the Goddess of Death!
•  Hela's dreams of resurrecting Thanos are finally within reach...
•  But what will the Guardians have to sacrifice in order to prevent that?
Rated T+

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JBL Reviews rated Shazam! #5 May 10, 2019
6.5

Shazam! #5

By: Geoff Johns, Dale Eaglesham
Released: May 8, 2019

In the latest chapter of "Shazam and the Seven Magic Lands," the kids visit the Gamelands, a colorful world of races and games where all that matters are your high scores! But as good as Pedro and Eugene are with their arcade cred, can they score high enough to survive it?

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JBL Reviews rated Hawkman #12 May 9, 2019
8.0

Hawkman #12

By: Robert Venditti, Bryan Hitch
Released: May 8, 2019

With the battlefield split, Carter and his past lives put together a last-ditch plan to stop the Deathbringers once and for all, but if it should fail, Earth will be doomed and the universe will fall into the hands of the Deathbringers forever!

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JBL Reviews rated War of the Realms #3 May 4, 2019
5.0

War of the Realms #3

By: Jason Aaron, Russell Dauterman
Released: May 1, 2019

RECLAIM THE REALMS!
North America freezes into New Jotunheim. Europe becomes New Svartalfheim. Asia goes up in flames as the new domain of Queen Sindr and her fire goblins. Ulik the Troll lays claim to Australia while Amora the Enchantress raises an army of the dead in South America. Africa falls to the Angels of Heven while Roxxon Oil drops it...

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JBL Reviews rated Batman #70 May 4, 2019
1.0

Batman #70

By: Tom King, Mikel Janin
Released: May 1, 2019

n chapter one of "The Fall and the Fallen," Batman escapes his Knightmares only to wind up in a whole other bad dream. He's locked in Arkham Asylum with his worst enemies, and the only way to get out is to fight them all. It's a gladiatorial game of madness and mayhem, all for the amusement of Bane!

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JBL Reviews rated Uncanny X-Men #17 May 4, 2019
7.5

Uncanny X-Men #17

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Carlos E. Gomez
Released: May 1, 2019

• First...the X-Men lose one of their own.  
•  Then...the new Black King of the Hellfire Club makes a move.
Rated T+

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JBL Reviews rated Dead Man Logan #7 May 4, 2019
7.5

Dead Man Logan #7

By: Ed Brisson, Mike Henderson
Released: May 1, 2019

Enter the Wastelands!
While Logan was in the Marvel Universe, the Wastelands fell even further into armageddon... welcome to your new future, True Believers!
Parental Advisory

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JBL Reviews rated Justice League #23 May 3, 2019
8.0

Justice League #23

By: Scott Snyder, Jorge Jimenez
Released: May 1, 2019

"The Sixth Dimension" chapter four! Our heroes have been banished to the prison planet of villains by the World Forger. Stuck with no way of escape, the team hatches a plan to defeat the World Forger and get back to their dimension with the help of a new ally, but where is Superman?!

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JBL Reviews rated Heroes In Crisis #8 Apr 27, 2019
4.0

Heroes In Crisis #8

By: Tom King, Mitch Gerads
Released: Apr 24, 2019

You've seen all the clues. You've heard the testimony and eavesdropped on the secret confessions of the World's Greatest Super Heroes. Now, with the killer revealed, it's time to find out why. What could have driven a hero to the brink, to turn a savior into a murderer? Rifts will form between old allies, and the trinity of Wonder Woman, Superman a...

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JBL Reviews rated Action Comics #1010 Apr 27, 2019
7.5

Action Comics #1010

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Steve Epting
Released: Apr 24, 2019

One by one they fall: A.R.G.U.S.! The D.E.O.! The Kobra Cult! And now, Spyral! Clark Kent and Lois Lane go undercover to find out who is behind all of the attacks on the top-secret and underground organizations of the DC Universe! Is it the rise of a new power in the DCU called Leviathan? Named one of the best comics of the year by Paste magazine!

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JBL Reviews rated Freedom Fighters #5 Apr 27, 2019
8.5

Freedom Fighters #5

By: Robert Venditti, Eddy Barrows
Released: Apr 24, 2019

Uncle Sam, the living embodiment of the American spirit, has been awakened...but will he recognize the country he left behind? Sam has reemerged to discover his beloved nation overrun with fascists and the huddled masses he fought so hard to protect marginalized and under the iron grip of an evil regime mad with power and willing to do ANYTHING to ...

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JBL Reviews rated Doctor Strange #13 Apr 26, 2019
6.0

Doctor Strange #13

By: Mark Waid, Barry Kitson
Released: Apr 24, 2019

• Galactus has been set loose on other dimensions!
•  What effect will eating otherdimensional planets have on Galactus?
•  It's up to Doctor Stephen Strange to make sure these effects don't destroy EVERYTHING!
Rated T+

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JBL Reviews rated War of the Realms #2 Apr 20, 2019
8.0

War of the Realms #2

By: Jason Aaron, Russell Dauterman
Released: Apr 17, 2019

The world at war! AS THE BATTLE FOR NEW YORK CITY CONTINUES, A HERO FALLS!
All the heroes of the Marvel Universe have assembled, yet this still might not be enough to stop Malekith's endless war. And the one hero who could turn the tide...is stranded where no one can reach him. With Thor trapped in the land of the Frost Giants and the forces of...

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JBL Reviews reviewed Uncanny X-Men #16 Apr 20, 2019
4.0

Once again, every issue has to be some huge big thing. Joseph killed. Rahne, who shouldn’t have long hair, dead. Come on. A good series now is just one big death or change to the X-Men? Lame writing.

Uncanny X-Men #16

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

Cyclops and the X-Men have set out to save mutantkind...but the Mutant Liberation Front isn't going to just wait for it to happen! Led by one of the X-Men's own, the MLF is willing to do whatever it takes to stop mutant oppression...even kill any mutant who stands in their way...  
Rated T+

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JBL Reviews rated Batman #69 Apr 20, 2019
7.5

Batman #69

By: Tom King, Yanick Paquette
Released: Apr 17, 2019

The Dark Knight is breaking through the bad dreams and coming out the other side. But is he ready for the culprit waiting through the veil of terror? And what lasting effects might this whole ordeal have on Bruce Wayne's psyche? With artist Yanick Paquette (WONDER WOMAN: EARTH ONE) jumping on board to tackle the art, "Knightmares" comes to a shocki...

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JBL Reviews rated Old Man Quill #4 Apr 20, 2019
7.0

Old Man Quill #4

By: Ethan Sacks, Ibraim Roberson
Released: Apr 17, 2019

FIGHT FOR YOUR LIFE, PETER QUILL!
•  Captured by TASKMASTER, PETER and the GUARDIANS find themselves in the pits of his battle arena!
•  So if Peter wants to save Earth...first he's got to defeat FIN FANG FOOM!
•  PLUS: The return of a fan-favorite WASTELANDS character!
Parental Advisory

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JBL Reviews rated Justice League #22 Apr 20, 2019
8.5

Justice League #22

By: James Tynion IV, Francis Manapul
Released: Apr 17, 2019

The Multiverse is teetering on the brink, and Lex Luthor's Legion of Doom is poised for victory. But as the combined intellects of Brainiac and the world's smartest man make their move toward conquering the keys to the sixth dimension, a much bigger power grows on the horizon. At last, the final form of Perpetua takes her shape, and the DCU will ne...

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8.5

Guardians of the Galaxy #4

By: Donny Cates, Geoff Shaw
Released: Apr 17, 2019

THE DARK GUARDIANS!
•  The Dark Guardians, a new cosmic hit squad made up of the most powerful and cunning people in space, are going to kill Gamora.
•  It's time for the new Guardians of the Galaxy to saddle up!
Rated T+

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JBL Reviews rated Superman #10 Apr 14, 2019
7.5

Superman #10

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

Superman and Superboy venture forth into the cosmos to stop Jor-El before he tips the galaxy into utter chaos. Also, Superman would like to have a word with his father about what happened to his son. All this and the fate of General Zod. "The Unity Saga" continues in the pages of SUPERMAN, named one of the best superhero comics of 2018 by Paste mag...

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JBL Reviews reviewed Batman #68 Apr 14, 2019
3.0

Another pointless story

Batman #68

By: Tom King, Amanda Conner
Released: Apr 10, 2019

Batman is making his way to the end of his Knightmares, but his unseen enemy has a few more tricks up his sleeve. It's time once again to stick a knife into the Caped Crusader's broken heart, letting the groom-that-could-have-been peer in on the bachelorette (or should that be "Catchelorette"?) party that never was. Artist Amanda Conner (Harley Qui...

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JBL Reviews rated Hawkman #11 Apr 13, 2019
8.0

Hawkman #11

By: Robert Venditti, Bryan Hitch
Released: Apr 10, 2019

The Deathbringers don't know what hit them when all of Carter Hall's past lives descend on the streets of London to defend the planet. With an army of hundreds at his back, Hawkman starts to turn the tide of battle. It's a war for the fate of the universe as these two armies clash!

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JBL Reviews reviewed Dead Man Logan #6 Apr 13, 2019
9.0

Great issue in many ways

Dead Man Logan #6

By: Ed Brisson, Mike Henderson
Released: Apr 10, 2019

BECAUSE YOU DEMANDED IT!
Wolverine has returned...attended weddings, handled Infinity Gems, but now his greatest challenge is at hand: himself!
Parental Advisory

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JBL Reviews rated X-Men: Blue #36 Apr 6, 2019
6.5

X-Men: Blue #36

By: Cullen Bunn, Marcus To
Released: Sep 26, 2018

• Are the young X-Men's destinies set in stone? Are they only fighting the inevitable? Only their modern-day counterparts can answer that!
Rated T+

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JBL Reviews rated Justice League #21 Apr 6, 2019
8.5

Justice League #21

By: Scott Snyder, Jorge Jimenez
Released: Apr 3, 2019

The Justice League pulls back the curtain on their futures and learns that not everything is what they've seen. The team goes to confront the Justice League of Tomorrow for the truth, but can they handle it? Meanwhile, with his powers waning, Superman struggles to remain hopeful on a world with no sunlight.

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JBL Reviews reviewed Uncanny X-Men #15 Apr 6, 2019
7.0

Why does every issue have to be major life altering things. This time Scott loses an eye. Just tell good stories.

Uncanny X-Men #15

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

Cyclops and the X-Men have set out to save mutantkind...but the Mutant Liberation Front isn't going to just wait for it to happen! Led by one of the X-Men's own, the MLF is willing to do whatever it takes to stop mutant oppression...even kill any mutant who stands in their way...  
Rated T+

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JBL Reviews rated X-Men: Gold #36 Mar 31, 2019
6.5

X-Men: Gold #36

By: Marc Guggenheim, Pere Perez
Released: Sep 19, 2018

• A special look into a day in the life of the headmistress of the Xavier Institute...
Rated T+

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