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JBL Reviews rated Marauders #10 May 27, 2020
8.5

Marauders #10

By: Gerry Duggan, Stefano Caselli
Released: May 27, 2020

A SHOW OF POWER!
The Marauders set their sights on the power-dampening technology that seems to have made its way into far too many hands - most notably, the Russian Army. The Hellfire's wrath with be swift and harsh.
Rated T+

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9.0

DCeased: The Unkillables #3

By: Tom Taylor, Karl Mostert
Released: May 20, 2020

It's the epic finale of the next chapter in the DCeased saga as heroes and villains collide with one epic purpose: to escape the coming of the infected population of Gotham City and a monstrous Wonder Woman! It's time to ride the fury road one final time...to survival!

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7.0

Giant-Size X-Men: Nightcrawler #1

By: Jonathan Hickman, Alan Davis
Released: Mar 25, 2020

HICKMAN AND DAVIS HAUNT THE XAVIER SCHOOL!
Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman teams with legendary artist Alan Davis (X-MEN, EXCALIBUR, AVENGERS) for an eerie tale of adventure! When the X-Men lose contact with the Greymalkin Habitat, it falls to  Nightcrawler to lead a mission into the unknown!
Rated T+

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JBL Reviews rated Wolverine #2 Mar 25, 2020
7.5

Wolverine #2

By: Ben Percy, Adam Kubert
Released: Mar 25, 2020

THE WORST IS BACK!
Wolverine has never been one to back down from a fight - not even a combined assault from Lady Deathstrike, Sabretooth and Doctor Cornelius - but the Flower Cartel might have enlisted his worst and greatest foe: Logan himself.
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JBL Reviews reviewed X-Men #8 Mar 13, 2020
4.0

Why did this get silly all of a sudden?

X-Men #8

By: Jonathan Hickman, Mahmud Asrar
Released: Mar 11, 2020

The New Mutants are back from space, and they've brought intergalactic trouble with them! The Brood! The Shi'ar! The Starjammers! The Imperial Guard! Rated T+

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JBL Reviews rated Marauders #8 Mar 7, 2020
8.0

Marauders #8

By: Gerry Duggan, Stefano Caselli
Released: Feb 19, 2020

THE TREASURE OF ISLAND M!
As Verendi's plans against Krakoa grow, the Marauders find themselves missing something vital... something that brings Storm and the White Queen to blows. Artist Stefano Caselli (AVENGERS, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN) joins the crew of the craziest X-series of them al!
Rated T+

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8.0

Strange Adventures #1

By: Tom King, Mitch Gerads
Released: Mar 4, 2020

After winning five Eisner Awards and topping year-end "best of lists," the comic book of 2019 was Mister Miracle. The comic book of 2020 will be Strange Adventures.
The Mister Miracle team of writer Tom King and artist Mitch Gerads are joined by fan-favorite artist Evan "Doc" Shaner to bring you an epic tale in the tradition of Watchmen, The D...

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JBL Reviews rated Marauders #9 Mar 5, 2020
8.0

Marauders #9

By: Gerry Duggan, Matteo Lolli
Released: Mar 4, 2020

PEST CONTROL!
A very small attack on Krakoa grows into something much bigger, thanks to Yellowjacket! Can Captain Kate's crew swat him before his sting pays off?
Rated T+

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JBL Reviews rated X-Men #7 Mar 1, 2020
9.0

X-Men #7

By: Jonathan Hickman, Leinil Francis Yu
Released: Feb 26, 2020

MUTANTS ARE FOREVER!
The Resurrection Protocols have changed everything for Mutantkind. NO MORE can humans' hate and fear take their lives from them. But... what ELSE has it changed?
Rated T+

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JBL Reviews added X-Men (2019) to their pull list Mar 1, 2020

X-Men (2019)

DAWN OF X!
The X-Men find themselves in a whole new world of possibility... and things have never been better! Jonathan Hickman (HOUSE OF X, POWERS OF X, SECRET WARS) and superstar artist Leinil Yu (NEW AVENGERS, CAPTAIN AMERICA) reveal the saga of Cyclops and his hand-picked squad of mutant powerhouses!
Rated T+  

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JBL Reviews rated X-Force #8 Mar 1, 2020
8.5

X-Force #8

By: Ben Percy, Oscar Bazaldua
Released: Feb 26, 2020

MISS FORTUNE STRIKES!
Domino's luck seems to be changing... Can she find the source of her misfortune before it costs lives all over the world? And has Colossus healed enough to help her... or even himself?
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JBL Reviews added X-Force (2019) to their pull list Mar 1, 2020

X-Force (2019)

THE HIGH PRICE OF A NEW DAWN!
X-Force is the CIA of the mutant world-one half intelligence branch, one half special ops. Beast, Jean Grey and Sage on one side, Wolverine, Kid Omega and Domino on the other. In a perfect world, there would be no need for an X-Force. We're not there...yet.
Rated T+

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7.5

X-Men/Fantastic Four #2

By: Chip Zdarsky, Terry Dodson
Released: Feb 26, 2020

The world has been re-shaped by the X-MEN. But you can't reshape a world without encountering its true master ... DOOM..
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JBL Reviews rated New Mutants #8 Feb 29, 2020
6.0

New Mutants #8

By: Ed Brisson, Marco Failla
Released: Feb 26, 2020

Deep in Shi'Ar space, the NEW MUTANTS have found themselves dead in the middle of an intergalactic power struggle. They're probably equipped to handle that, right? And back on Earth, the young mutants of Krakoa look forward to the future...whatever it may hold.
Rated T+

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8.0

DCeased: The Unkillables #1

By: Tom Taylor, Karl Mostert
Released: Feb 19, 2020

The blockbuster DC series returns to answer this question: What did the villains do when the heroes failed and the world ended? Spinning out of the dramatic events of 2019's smash hit, writer Tom Taylor returns to this dark world with a street-level tale of death, heroism and redemption. Led by Red Hood and Deathstroke, DC's hardest villains and an...

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JBL Reviews rated New Mutants #7 Feb 23, 2020
5.5

New Mutants #7

By: Jonathan Hickman, Rod Reis
Released: Feb 19, 2020

Deep in Shi'Ar space, the NEW MUTANTS have found themselves dead in the middle of an intergalactic power struggle. They're probably equipped to handle that, right? And back on Earth, the young mutants of Krakoa look forward to the future...whatever it may hold.
Rated T+

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JBL Reviews rated X-Force #7 Feb 14, 2020
8.0

X-Force #7

By: Ben Percy, Oscar Bazaldua
Released: Feb 12, 2020

MISS FORTUNE STRIKES!
Domino's luck seems to be changing... Can she find the source of her misfortune before it costs lives all over the world? And has Colossus healed enough to help her... or even himself?
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JBL Reviews rated X-Men #6 Feb 14, 2020
9.0

X-Men #6

By: Jonathan Hickman, Matteo Buffagni
Released: Feb 12, 2020

Mystique goes to extraordinary lengths to get what she wants...
Rated T+

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Forge reviewed X-Men/Fantastic Four #1 Feb 5, 2020
3.0

Boy, was this book a disappointment.

I've never read Zdarsky before but I've heard good things about his Spiderman books, so I had fairly high expectations for this miniseries. What I ended up with was a book where the X-Men act like idiots. For what is essentially a diplomatic mission to the Fantastic Four, Prof X decides to send Wolverine, Magneto and Pyro. Considering that the FF are more

X-Men/Fantastic Four #1

By: Chip Zdarsky, Terry Dodson
Released: Feb 5, 2020

KRAKOA. Every mutant on Earth lives there ... except for one. But now it's time for FRANKLIN RICHARDS to come home.
It's the X-MEN VS. the FANTASTIC FOUR and nothing will ever be the same.
Rated T+

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JBL Reviews reviewed X-Men/Fantastic Four #1 Feb 9, 2020
6.5

The dialogue was off. More importantly, these characters, with this much history, wouldn’t act that way toward each other. Once I got over that, it was decent.

X-Men/Fantastic Four #1

By: Chip Zdarsky, Terry Dodson
Released: Feb 5, 2020

KRAKOA. Every mutant on Earth lives there ... except for one. But now it's time for FRANKLIN RICHARDS to come home.
It's the X-MEN VS. the FANTASTIC FOUR and nothing will ever be the same.
Rated T+

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JBL Reviews rated Marauders #7 Feb 7, 2020
7.0

Marauders #7

By: Gerry Duggan, Stefano Caselli
Released: Feb 5, 2020

THE TREASURE OF ISLAND M!
As Verendi's plans against Krakoa grow, the Marauders find themselves missing something vital... something that brings Storm and the White Queen to blows. Artist Stefano Caselli (AVENGERS, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN) joins the crew of the craziest X-series of them al!
Rated T+

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JBL Reviews rated Justice League #40 Feb 6, 2020
6.0

Justice League #40

By: Robert Venditti, Doug Mahnke
Released: Feb 5, 2020

The next chapter for comics' premier superteam begins! An unexpected arrival from the stars brings a dire warning to the Justice League: A new breed of conquerors is on the march. Led by Superman's nemesis Eradicator, a genetically engineered, super-powered strike team has come to subjugate Earth. To aid the Justice League, Batman makes the unprece...

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JBL Reviews rated X-Men #5 Feb 1, 2020
8.0

X-Men #5

By: Jonathan Hickman, R. B. Silva
Released: Jan 29, 2020

The X-Men, the most powerful heroes on the planet, deal with an old nemesis' surprising return...
Rated T

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JBL Reviews rated X-Force #6 Feb 1, 2020
7.0

X-Force #6

By: Ben Percy, Joshua Cassara
Released: Jan 29, 2020

DEADLY CHOICES CARRY DARK CONSEQUENCES!
First, Domino and Forge have to pick up the pieces as the team faces a major setback! Then, Beast takes matters into his own hands when a piece of new technology threatens the safety of the nation.
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JBL Reviews rated New Mutants #6 Feb 1, 2020
5.0

New Mutants #6

By: Jonathan Hickman, Flaviano
Released: Jan 29, 2020

A simple visit to check in on old friends in the human world has gone wrong - dangerously wrong. With innocent lives on the line, Armor and the other young mutants have their hands tied... but escaping without collateral damage looks increasingly impossible.
Rated T+

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Marvel Overlord reviewed Justice League #39 Jan 29, 2020
1.0

This whole event has been disappointing. This ending was not even an ending

Justice League #39

By: Scott Snyder, Jorge Jimenez
Released: Jan 29, 2020

In the wake of the Justice/Doom War, the Justice League finds themselves stranded at the far end of the universe and facing a challenge they've never faced before. But what will they find on their journey? Has their battle with Perpetua had consequences reaching farther across the cosmos than they ever imagined? Superstar scribe Scott Snyder says f...

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Death's Head reviewed Justice League #39 Jan 29, 2020
1.0

What the hell was this this was the most horrible non-ending I've ever seen, souring even more a so-so run.

Justice League #39

By: Scott Snyder, Jorge Jimenez
Released: Jan 29, 2020

In the wake of the Justice/Doom War, the Justice League finds themselves stranded at the far end of the universe and facing a challenge they've never faced before. But what will they find on their journey? Has their battle with Perpetua had consequences reaching farther across the cosmos than they ever imagined? Superstar scribe Scott Snyder says f...

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Maud Benjamin reviewed Justice League #39 Jan 29, 2020
1.0

Just like everything Snyder writes, this run ends with nothing. For a worthless, meaningless story, it lasts too long. Perpetua is a boring, annoying, outdated villain and that makes the JL even dumber. I may be wrong but is Snyder whining about editorial decisions in the story? That's pretty unprofessional and narrow-minded I think since the story is JUST BAD.

Justice League #39

By: Scott Snyder, Jorge Jimenez
Released: Jan 29, 2020

In the wake of the Justice/Doom War, the Justice League finds themselves stranded at the far end of the universe and facing a challenge they've never faced before. But what will they find on their journey? Has their battle with Perpetua had consequences reaching farther across the cosmos than they ever imagined? Superstar scribe Scott Snyder says f...

JBL Reviews reviewed Justice League #39 Feb 1, 2020
2.0

39 issues later and the finale is not any kind of finale? Really?

Justice League #39

By: Scott Snyder, Jorge Jimenez
Released: Jan 29, 2020

In the wake of the Justice/Doom War, the Justice League finds themselves stranded at the far end of the universe and facing a challenge they've never faced before. But what will they find on their journey? Has their battle with Perpetua had consequences reaching farther across the cosmos than they ever imagined? Superstar scribe Scott Snyder says f...

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JBL Reviews rated Action Comics #1019 Jan 30, 2020
2.5

Action Comics #1019

By: Brian Michael Bendis, John Romita
Released: Jan 29, 2020

One of the biggest battles in Superman history tears through Metropolis as the super-villain team-up of Lex Luthor, the Legion of Doom, and Leviathan come to change Superman's city forever! The blockbuster creative team of writer Brian Michael Bendis and artists John Romita Jr. and Klaus Janson create a Superman epic for the ages-as the Man of Stee...

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