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JBL Reviews rated Crime Syndicate #2 Apr 12, 2021
7.0

Crime Syndicate #2

By: Andy Schmidt, Bryan Hitch
Released: Apr 7, 2021

With Starro ravaging the planet and controlling superheroes and villains alike, the fate of the world rests in the hands of Ultraman, Superia, and Owlman-in other words, win or lose, humanity is doomed!
Question of the month: What famous Gotham foes are held in Owlman’s cave?
Plus, in the backup story, witness the origin of Owlman...

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JBL Reviews rated Geiger #1 Apr 10, 2021
7.5

Geiger #1

By: Geoff Johns, Gary Frank
Released: Apr 7, 2021

Industry heavyweights GEOFF JOHNS (Superman, Green Lantern, Batman: Three Jokers) and GARY FRANK (Superman, Supergirl, The Incredible Hulk) of DC's DOOMSDAY CLOCK reteam for what will be one of the most anticipated new series of 2021 in the forthcoming GEIGER. This mind blowing new series will take local comic shops by storm in April from Image Com...

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JBL Reviews rated X-Men #19 Apr 3, 2021
8.5

X-Men #19

By: Jonathan Hickman, Mahmud Asrar
Released: Mar 31, 2021

ESCAPE FROM THE VAULT!
Rated T+

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8.5

Strange Adventures #9

By: Tom King, Mitch Gerads
Released: Mar 31, 2021

The Pykkts are attacking Earth. As the only warrior in all the cosmos to ever defeat them, Adam Strange leads the planet’s mightiest heroes in all-out war! The only thing is, evidence is mounting that Adam’s victory on Rann may not have been everything he says it was. There is time unaccounted for, circumstances left unexplained. Even Batman ha...

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JBL Reviews rated Batman/Catwoman #4 Apr 2, 2021
7.0

Batman/Catwoman #4

By: Tom King, Clay Mann
Released: Mar 31, 2021

The Joker has hidden a bomb in Gotham-but there might be a bigger explosion if Batman proves his suspicions true, and Catwoman actually knows where it is! It’s a dangerous secret that threatens to destroy the couple’s relationship in its early days, and it’s going to reverberate throughout their time together. In the present day, it will affe...

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8.0

Guardians of the Galaxy #12

By: Al Ewing, Juan Cabal
Released: Mar 24, 2021

END OF AN ERA!
•  Since day one, the Guardians of the Galaxy has been a rag tag group of mercenaries, survivors, and oddballs surviving by the skin of their teeth.
•  Will it finally be their undoing?
•  Liftoff in ONE...
Rated T+

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ICC reviewed Teen Titans Academy #1 Mar 24, 2021
7.0

Decent start. Not sure who all the new characters are but I love seeing the original cast. Will be interesting once Roy's sudden revival from the dead begin to affect the story and hopefully we'll see Wally soon.

Teen Titans Academy #1

By: Tim Sheridan, Rafa Sandoval
Released: Mar 24, 2021

Welcome to Teen Titans Academy! Packed with both new, super-powered teens and numerous dark secrets, Teen Titans Academy’s student body includes Shazam; a new Australian speedster; a trio of Goth(am) teen expatriates obsessed with Batman-and one member of this first class will become the deadly Red X. Original New Teen Titans including Nightwing,...

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JBL Reviews - Mar 24, 2021

I doubt Wally will be a big part since he’s the main Flash again

ICC - Mar 24, 2021

Yeah I still hope he'll at least have an appearance

JBL Reviews reviewed Excalibur #19 Mar 24, 2021
1.0

Just doesn’t feel like the characters. It’s like it is written to make them something that doesn’t ring true.

Excalibur #19

By: Tini Howard, Marcus To
Released: Mar 24, 2021

POISONED BY HER OWN VENOM!
She didn't mean anything by it...but what's a girl without a body supposed to do?
Rated T+

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fenixalasnegras reviewed Teen Titans Academy #1 Mar 23, 2021
3.0

For children and teenagers this comic may be attractive, but it bored me. A very slow introduction with the mystery of Red X in a bland way. As always we see Starfire and Nightwing in charge of the young recruits. A party, boring talks. The art is good.

Teen Titans Academy #1

By: Tim Sheridan, Rafa Sandoval
Released: Mar 24, 2021

Welcome to Teen Titans Academy! Packed with both new, super-powered teens and numerous dark secrets, Teen Titans Academy’s student body includes Shazam; a new Australian speedster; a trio of Goth(am) teen expatriates obsessed with Batman-and one member of this first class will become the deadly Red X. Original New Teen Titans including Nightwing,...

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JBL Reviews rated Teen Titans Academy #1 Mar 23, 2021
1.5

Teen Titans Academy #1

By: Tim Sheridan, Rafa Sandoval
Released: Mar 24, 2021

Welcome to Teen Titans Academy! Packed with both new, super-powered teens and numerous dark secrets, Teen Titans Academy’s student body includes Shazam; a new Australian speedster; a trio of Goth(am) teen expatriates obsessed with Batman-and one member of this first class will become the deadly Red X. Original New Teen Titans including Nightwing,...

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JBL Reviews reviewed X-Force #15 Dec 21, 2020
8.0

I don’t like that they are turning Beast into such a questionable character

X-Force #15

By: Ben Percy, Joshua Cassara
Released: Dec 16, 2020

SHATTERED TRUST!
Omega Red's harboring a deadly secret, and X-Force may have to cross a line to keep Krakoa safe. But nothing compares to the trust broken by the interrogation of one of their own.
Parental Advisory

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batguano - Dec 23, 2020

Beast has been questionable for at least 2 decades at this point lol

JBL Reviews - Mar 20, 2021

How so?

JBL Reviews rated S.W.O.R.D. #4 Mar 20, 2021
7.5

S.W.O.R.D. #4

By: Al Ewing, Valerio Schiti
Released: Mar 17, 2021

KRAKOA, WE HAVE A PROBLEM!
The mutants are dying. Their island is dying. Earth itself is dying. All hope for humanity as a species lies in Protocol V. Protocol V isn't going to work.
Rated T+

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JBL Reviews reviewed X-Force #18 Mar 19, 2021
4.0

Annoyingly decompressed. Entire story needed like 4 pages.

X-Force #18

By: Ben Percy, Garry Brown
Released: Mar 17, 2021

WELCOME TO THEIR NIGHTMARES!
QUENTIN QUIRE returns to Krakoa to find a nightmare creature wreaking havoc on X-Force.  But what deadly secrets are X-Force hiding...and who's trying to unearth them?
Parental Advisory

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Sup3rsa1yan1990 - Mar 20, 2021

This was garbage

JBL Reviews rated Justice League #59 Mar 16, 2021
8.0

Justice League #59

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Xermanico
Released: Mar 17, 2021

Writer Brian Michael Bendis reunites with artist David Marquez (Miles Morales, Iron Man, Batman/Superman) for a new, star-studded Justice League featuring Superman, Batman, the Flash, Hawkgirl, Aquaman, Hippolyta, new DC powerhouse Naomi, and...is that Black Adam?! Superman is leading the charge to reinvent the Justice League-and at the same time, ...

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JBL Reviews rated X-Factor #8 Mar 10, 2021
1.0

X-Factor #8

By: Leah Williams, David Baldeon
Released: Mar 10, 2021

• Hey, guys! Wasn't expecting to see X-Factor torpedo up the resurrection queue priority--.
•  Boneyard's haunted.
•  WHAT?
*Resurrecting murdered teammates* Boneyard's haunted.
Rated T+

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JBL Reviews rated Hellions #10 Mar 6, 2021
6.0

Hellions #10

By: Zeb Wells, Stephen Segovia
Released: Mar 3, 2021

FUNNY GAMES!
The HELLIONS are at the mercy of ARCADE as they face his new psychological MURDERWORLD!
Parental Advisory

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JBL Reviews reviewed Infinite Frontier #0 Mar 6, 2021
6.0

A lot of nothing. Just one more reboot

Infinite Frontier #0

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Stephen Byrne
Released: Mar 3, 2021

The next phase of the DC Universe begins here! Dark Knights: Death Metal presented the darkest threats of the Multiverse. DC Future State revealed what may lie ahead. Now it’s time to look into the Infinite Frontier of the current-day DC Universe.
In Gotham City, The Joker jolts citizens awake with an attack even the Dark Knight never exp...

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JBL Reviews rated Crime Syndicate #1 Mar 2, 2021
7.5

Crime Syndicate #1

By: Andy Schmidt, Bryan Hitch
Released: Mar 3, 2021

Spinning out of Dark Nights: Death Metal, the Multiverse is reborn-and Earth-3 with it! In this six-issue miniseries, witness the true origins of the malevolent makers of mayhem known as the Crime Syndicate as a common foe unites them! But how long can alliances last between villains like these?
Also in this issue, it’s the origin of Ultr...

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Onomatopoeia reviewed X-Men #18 Feb 24, 2021
7.5

If only this issue was a few pages longer. I love the idea of the vault, and the mutant powers working in tandem is honestly one of the best aspects of Hickman's run, but this just seems like a problem of having too many good ideas and not enough time. X of Swords really derailed the flow of X-Men and King in Black isn't helping the matter. So while the other titles are finding their footing, I'm more

X-Men #18

By: Jonathan Hickman, Mahmud Asrar
Released: Feb 24, 2021

INSIDE THE VAULT!
It's been a long time since the team went into the vault. A long time.

Rated T+

JBL Reviews rated X-Men #18 Feb 25, 2021
8.0

X-Men #18

By: Jonathan Hickman, Mahmud Asrar
Released: Feb 24, 2021

INSIDE THE VAULT!
It's been a long time since the team went into the vault. A long time.

Rated T+

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JBL Reviews rated Marauders #18 Feb 18, 2021
7.5

Marauders #18

By: Gerry Duggan, Stefano Caselli
Released: Feb 17, 2021

THE PAST IS NOT THE PAST!
The Marauder returns to Madripoor to pay tribute to a fallen friend... but all the while old enemies are being forged anew.

Rated T+

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JBL Reviews added Marauders to their pull list Feb 18, 2021

Marauders

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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JBL Reviews rated X-Force #17 Feb 14, 2021
7.5

X-Force #17

By: Ben Percy, Joshua Cassara
Released: Feb 10, 2021

LOVE AND DEATH!
Death gives QUENTIN QUIRE a new lease on life. Long live Quentin Quire!

Parental Advisory

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JBL Reviews rated S.W.O.R.D. #3 Feb 14, 2021
8.0

S.W.O.R.D. #3

By: Al Ewing, Valerio Schiti
Released: Feb 10, 2021

TAKE A TRIP WITH THE EVERYWHERE MAN!
The Void-God has overtaken the Earth. Top-level mutants have been assimilated. Protocol V is in effect. But space is a big place... and a lot of things happen there at once. Walk a mile in the Manifold's shoes, as S.W.O.R.D.'s Quintician takes a multi-artist journey across the universe and back... and comes...

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JBL Reviews rated Eternals #2 Feb 13, 2021
8.0

Eternals #2

By: Kieron Gillen, Esad Ribic
Released: Feb 10, 2021

THANOS VS. IKARIS!
•  In the heart of a city driven mad by time!
•  Eternals live eternally. One is dead. They handle it well.
•  No, they don't. They handle it badly. Eternal revenge is a dish best served forever.
Rated T+

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JBL Reviews reviewed Excalibur #18 Feb 11, 2021
2.5

Still just off

Excalibur #18

By: Tini Howard, Marcus To
Released: Feb 10, 2021

THE WOMAN ON THE SHORE!
As the Council makes moves to protect mutants in the Otherworld, Excalibur must determine the fate of Betsy Braddock.

Rated T+

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3.0

King In Black: Marauders #1

By: Gerry Duggan, Luke Ross
Released: Feb 3, 2021

THE QUEEN IN RED SAILS!
Red Queen Kate Pryde and her crew of Marauders set sail against the forces of Knull! Captain Kate has pledged to fight for the needy, and a global disaster like this one gives plenty of folks in need.

Rated T+

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JBL Reviews rated Hellions #9 Feb 6, 2021
8.0

Hellions #9

By: Zeb Wells, Stephen Segovia
Released: Feb 3, 2021

HAVE YOU SEEN THIS MUTANT?
MR. SINISTER is missing! Will the Hellions be able to put aside the tensions poised to split the team apart long enough to unravel the mystery? On the upside, at least Sinister found his cape.

Parental Advisory

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maelstron reviewed X-Factor #7 Feb 3, 2021
2.0

Writer cant dialogue and doesn't understand how pheromones work

X-Factor #7

By: Leah Williams, David Baldeon
Released: Feb 3, 2021

WHO'S THAT KNOCKING?
A dark force is manipulating the lives of X-FACTOR just as a striking revelation about one of their deaths comes to light.

Rated T+

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ComickerPerson reviewed X-Men #17 Jan 27, 2021
5.0

Who was the idiot who looked at Brett Booth's art and thought, "this is acceptable for a professional artist"? Nepotism is not good, folks.

lol Brett Booth's friends getting salty

X-Men #17

By: Jonathan Hickman, Brett Booth
Released: Jan 27, 2021

STORM THE EMPIRE!  
When the Shi'ar Empire asks the X-Men for help, Cyclops, Storm and Marvel Girl answer the call.

Rated T+

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Psycamorean - Feb 2, 2021

Nepotism? Lol

fenixalasnegras - Feb 2, 2021

It was not such a bad number for me, and unlike you I respect your opinion and I will not make any comment except pressing it because I have enough maturity to respect it unlike you. But I really don't understand the Nepostism thing either, can you explain it?

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