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JBL Reviews reviewed Prodigy #4 Mar 19, 2019
7.5

I mean, it’s fun, but a little too much fluff.

Prodigy #4

By: Mark Millar, Rafael Albuquerque
Released: Mar 13, 2019

Crane's in a tricky situation in a Damascus poker room-there are guns at his head, and two million dollars of bribe money at stake. The cash could grant him access to the ancient ruins of Palmyra, and to the secrets of the scroll. Elsewhere, a blood ritual swears a new leader into power.

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JBL Reviews rated Lazarus #28 Mar 18, 2019
8.5

Lazarus #28

By: Greg Rucka, Michael Lark
Released: May 30, 2018

"FRACTURE: PRELUDE," CONCLUSION-Jonah Carlyle is dead, and Jonah Ker has made a new life for himself on the edges of Bittner Territory. But as much as Jonah may have escaped his Family, he cannot escape the world his Family has made.

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JBL Reviews rated Lazarus #27 Mar 18, 2019
10

Lazarus #27

By: Greg Rucka, Michael Lark
Released: Apr 18, 2018

"FRACTURE: PRELUDE," Part One: Four years ago, Jonah Carlyle was spared execution by his sister, Forever. This is what happened next. The critically acclaimed series returns to set the stage for the events of X+67 and beyond - and the coming Fracture.

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JBL Reviews rated Superman #9 Mar 17, 2019
7.5

Superman #9

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Joe Prado
Released: Mar 13, 2019

The secrets of the house of El are revealed as the Unity Saga continues! Traveling through space, young Jon Kent has faced everything the universe could throw at him, but after an accident sends him and his grandfather Jor-El across dimensions, the new Superboy comes face to face with a terrifyingly evil version of his own father: Ultraman and his ...

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JBL Reviews rated Dead Man Logan #5 Mar 17, 2019
8.0

Dead Man Logan #5

By: Ed Brisson, Mike Henderson
Released: Mar 13, 2019

FIVE FINGERS OF DEATH!
•  Sin and Miss Sinister have Logan in their clutches, and they won't be happy until his corpse is picked clean...
•  Plus: The fate of Mysterio revealed!
Parental Advisory

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JBL Reviews rated Old Man Quill #3 Mar 17, 2019
7.5

Old Man Quill #3

By: Ethan Sacks, Robert Gill
Released: Mar 13, 2019

BACK IN THE SADDLE!
•  PETER QUILL and the GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY make their way through the WASTELANDS!
•  But even as they try to help the Earth's downtrodden...the shadow of DOOM hangs over their every move!
•  Their only hope...a valuable weapon that may or may not have been forgotten on Earth...
Rated T

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JBL Reviews rated Hawkman #10 Mar 16, 2019
8.0

Hawkman #10

By: Robert Venditti, Bryan Hitch
Released: Mar 13, 2019

"London Falling" part two! The Deathbringers have arrived, and no one is safe! As Hawkman struggles to protect London from the devastation, he's attacked by Idamm and his army at every turn. Carter will need to figure out a solution-and fast!-if he's going to save the Earth. The answer lies in his past lives-but which one?

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JBL Reviews rated Uncanny X-Men #13 Mar 14, 2019
7.5

Uncanny X-Men #13

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Salvador Larroca
Released: Mar 6, 2019

Cyclops and Wolverine have drawn together a new team of X-Men from the ashes of "X-Men Disassembled," and now they turn their eyes to setting their agenda. Cyclops has a list...a list of things the X-Men have to take care of...if it's the last thing they ever do.
Rated T+

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JBL Reviews reviewed Batman #66 Mar 13, 2019
4.0

I’m a little tired of these stories that add so little

Batman #66

By: Tom King, Jorge Fornes
Released: Mar 6, 2019

The "Knightmares" storyline continues! Something-or someone-is forcing Batman to live through some of his darkest fears, amplifying the Dark Knight's anxieties and reimagining some of his worst traumas. Now that Batman has become aware of the nature of these delusions, he must find a way to break through and find out the source of this disruption. ...

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JBL Reviews rated Doomsday Clock #9 Mar 13, 2019
8.5

Doomsday Clock #9

By: Geoff Johns, Gary Frank
Released: Mar 6, 2019

The critically acclaimed series by master storytellers Geoff Johns and Gary Frank reaches its most shocking chapter yet when the DC Universe collides with its greatest threat: Dr. Manhattan. But nothing is hidden from Manhattan, and the secrets of the past, present and future will rock the very foundation of the DC Universe.

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JBL Reviews rated Justice League #19 Mar 10, 2019
8.0

Justice League #19

By: Scott Snyder, Jorge Jimenez
Released: Mar 6, 2019

"The Sixth Dimension" part one! At last, the Justice League has the map to the Sixth Dimension in hand-and with it, they have the key to saving the Multiverse from utter destruction! But things aren't as simple as they seem, because they still need to get to the doorway-and to do that, they'll have to go through the only being in all of existence w...

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JBL Reviews rated X-Men: Blue #34 Mar 4, 2019
8.0

X-Men: Blue #34

By: Cullen Bunn, Marcus To
Released: Aug 29, 2018

• Time-traveling Magneto must team up with the future counterpart X-Men in order to save mutantkind from extinction.
•  But in order to do so, will Magneto submit to his darker instincts?
•  Don't miss a major turning point for the Master of Magnetism!
Rated T+

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JBL Reviews rated Birthright #35 Mar 3, 2019
8.5

Birthright #35

By: Joshua Williamson, Andrei Bressan
Released: Jan 9, 2019

Brennan has become one of the most powerful mages on Earth... but at what cost to his family?

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JBL Reviews rated Birthright #34 Mar 3, 2019
8.5

Birthright #34

By: Joshua Williamson, Andrei Bressan
Released: Dec 12, 2018

Brother vs. brother! Might vs. magic!

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JBL Reviews rated Birthright #33 Mar 3, 2019
8.5

Birthright #33

By: Joshua Williamson, Andrei Bressan
Released: Nov 14, 2018

Has Brennan turned to the dark side? What are the consequences of magic unleashed on Earth?

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JBL Reviews rated Birthright #32 Mar 3, 2019
8.5

Birthright #32

By: Joshua Williamson, Andrei Bressan
Released: Oct 10, 2018

As the search for Brennan and Kallista begins, Mikey still has much to atone for. Can he become Earth's greatest protector, or have his actions already doomed his brother?

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JBL Reviews rated Birthright #31 Mar 3, 2019
8.5

Birthright #31

By: Joshua Williamson, Andrei Bressan
Released: Sep 12, 2018

NEW STORY ARC

Who is Mastema: the rebellious daughter of God King Lore, or Earth's savior?

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JBL Reviews rated X-Men: Gold #34 Mar 3, 2019
7.5

X-Men: Gold #34

By: Marc Guggenheim, Michele Bandini
Released: Aug 22, 2018

• Storm must battle a mysterious figure from her past!
•  But with the true nature of Stormcaster revealed, can Storm trust her powers anymore?
Rated T+

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JBL Reviews reviewed Heroes In Crisis #6 Mar 2, 2019
2.0

Another issue with absolutely no answers, not great art and another issue I feel I could completely skip and not even realize it when issue 7 comes out. Pointless.

Heroes In Crisis #6

By: Tom King, Mitch Gerads
Released: Feb 27, 2019

Get a deeper look into the inner workings of Sanctuary. When heroes visited the facility, they relived their trauma through virtual reality, contending with the events that brought them there in the hope of reaching a meaningful resolution. That is, until the trauma took over and escalated these personal events into a full-blown crisis! Find out wh...

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JBL Reviews rated Flash #65 Mar 2, 2019
8.5

Flash #65

By: Joshua Williamson, Rafael Sandoval
Released: Feb 27, 2019

"THE PRICE" finale! The two greatest detectives in the DC Universe take on the one cold case that will tear them apart!
As chief architect of the Sanctuary program that cost so much for so many, especially Wally West, Batman will be held accountable...by the Flash!
A cold case from the Justice League's past has mysteriously re-opened, and ...

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JBL Reviews reviewed Old Man Logan #45 Nov 25, 2018
6.0

Bullseye gets shot in the wrist and fights like it’s nothing. Falls out a two story window on his head and is generally fine? I dislike such unrealistic things. Makes it less fun to read.

Old Man Logan #45

By: Ed Brisson, Juan Ferreyra
Released: Aug 8, 2018

AND FOR MY NEXT TRICK...
•  Old Man Logan's good, but Bullseye? BULLSEYE'S MAGIC.
•  PLUS: Someone from Bullseye's past returns to exact her revenge...a VENDETTA you'll never forget!
Parental Advisory

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CrazyforRAMU - Feb 25, 2019

He doesn't "fight like it's nothing" - he does the rest of his fighting left-handed because his right is useless after it's shot. And he's not "generally fine" after falling out the window; he's so bashed up that one dude with a shotgun keeps him pinned and gets him arrested.

JBL Reviews - Mar 1, 2019

To me, “having to fight with one hand” is nothing. If a person is shot in the wrist, they don’t just keep on fighting. It’s fine, though, glad you liked it. I found it beyond unbelievable.

JBL Reviews rated Action Comics #1008 Mar 1, 2019
8.0

Action Comics #1008

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Steve Epting
Released: Feb 27, 2019

The superstar creative team of writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Steve Epting dig into the DC Universe in this sweeping espionage epic that's shattering the agencies-and heroes-dedicated to protecting the world! As the D.E.O. falls, only Jimmy Olsen may hold the answers to helping Superman and Lois Lane uncover who's behind the attacks rocking...

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JBL Reviews rated Freedom Fighters #3 Feb 27, 2019
8.5

Freedom Fighters #3

By: Robert Venditti, Eddy Barrows
Released: Feb 27, 2019

The Freedom Fighters are launching their biggest offensive ever against the Nazi regime...but the bad guys aren't done for yet. The Hitler dynasty has made its move against the insurgency, and it's in the form of their secret weapon: Hitler the Third. And boy, is this kid a deranged little psycho! If the resistance is to succeed, they'd better move...

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JBL Reviews rated Batman #65 Feb 24, 2019
8.0

Batman #65

By: Joshua Williamson, Guillem March
Released: Feb 20, 2019

"THE PRICE" part three! The two greatest detectives in the DC Universe take on the one cold case that will tear them apart!
As chief architect of the Sanctuary program that cost so much for so many, especially Wally West, Batman will be held accountable...by the Flash!
A cold case from the Justice League's past has mysteriously re-opened, ...

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JBL Reviews reviewed Justice League #18 Feb 24, 2019
4.5

The entire issue could’ve been 3 pages, or really not existed at all.

Justice League #18

By: James Tynion IV, Pasqual Ferry
Released: Feb 20, 2019

The Legion of Doom returns as the history of the Legionnaires Club is revealed! Lex Luthor's mysterious connection to this ancient secret society runs deeper than even his Legion of Doom comrades ever suspected, and his secrets threaten to destroy everything. A blood connection to the dark underbelly of the DCU's history bubbles to the surface in t...

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JBL Reviews reviewed Uncanny X-Men #12 Feb 24, 2019
7.5

Interesting but why the “permanent “ things like the death and those infected with the virus. It hurt my enjoyment.

Uncanny X-Men #12

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Salvador Larroca
Released: Feb 20, 2019

After the devastating events of "X-Men Disassembled," it falls to Cyclops to rebuild the X-Men in the face of overwhelming hatred. Thankfully, he's not the only X-Man to have just returned from oblivion. Scott and Logan are together again, and they are mutantkind's only hope. Writer Matthew Rosenberg and returning superstar X-Artist Salvador Larroc...

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JBL Reviews added Uncanny X-Men (2018) to their pull list Feb 24, 2019

Uncanny X-Men (2018)

THE CHILDREN OF THE ATOM ARE BACK!
New ongoing series kicking off with a 10-part weekly epic, the flagship X-Men series that started it all is back and better than ever! Starting with a mysterious and tragic disappearance, the X-Men are drawn into what might be...their final adventure?! X-Fan favorite writers Ed Brisson (EXTERMINATION), Matthew...

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8.0

Guardians of the Galaxy #2

By: Donny Cates, Geoff Shaw
Released: Feb 20, 2019

• Thanos is dead... Long live the NEW Thanos!
•  But who will it be?!
•  Will the new Guardians of the Galaxy find that person in time before the universe comes crashing down?
Rated T+

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8.0

Black Hammer: Age of Doom #5

By: Jeff Lemire, Dean Ormston
Released: Sep 19, 2018

The Eisner Award-winning superhero saga returns with lots of revelations!

Our heroes' journey from Spiral City to the farm is finally revealed and will change them forever!

"Black Hammer is the maddest, most brilliant comic I've read in years."-Mark Millar (Kick Ass)




"This whole weird pulpy world is so fun...

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8.5

Black Hammer: Age of Doom #4

By: Jeff Lemire, Dean Ormston
Released: Aug 22, 2018

The Eisner Award-winning superhero saga returns with lots of revelations!

All is revealed when Lucy makes her way back to the farm from Dreamland, confronting the mastermind of their current situation. The revelations here will alter the fate of the Black Hammer family forever!

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