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JBL Reviews reviewed Powers of X #4 Sep 11, 2019
6.0

Disappointing to love these Hickman X-Men series so much and then read one that feels off,

Powers of X #4

By: Jonathan Hickman, R. B. Silva
Released: Sep 11, 2019

As Cerebro does as it was intended to do, Sinister does what Sinister does best and the future comes to an end. Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (FF, NEW AVENGERS, INFINITY) continues his reshaping of X-History alongside breakout artist R.B. Silva (UNCANNY X-MEN). The Future of the X-Men begins here!
Rated T+  

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JBL Reviews rated Old Man Quill #9 Sep 8, 2019
8.0

Old Man Quill #9

By: Ethan Sacks, Robert Gil
Released: Sep 4, 2019

QUILL SMASH!
•  Cornered and outnumbered, PETER QUILL makes a desperate stand against GLADIATOR and the brainwashed forces of the UNIVERSAL CHURCH OF TRUTH!
•  Good thing there are still some toys left in the Wastelands...like the HULKBUSTER armor!
•  Quill is mad as hell, and he's not gonna take it anymore!
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JBL Reviews reviewed Doomsday Clock #11 Sep 8, 2019
5.0

How am I supposed to care or take seriously a book I can’t even remember what happened last?

Doomsday Clock #11

By: Geoff Johns, Gary Frank
Released: Sep 4, 2019

The critically acclaimed series by the renowned team of writer Geoff Johns and artist Gary Frank marches toward its conclusion. In this penultimate issue, the truth behind "Rebirth" is revealed as Batman searches for the one person he believes can help him save the world...Rorschach!

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JBL Reviews rated Justice League #31 Sep 7, 2019
7.5

Justice League #31

By: Scott Snyder, Jorge Jimenez
Released: Sep 4, 2019

"The Justice Doom War" part two! The culmination of Lex Luthor's plan hinges on his beating the Justice League to the prize, ratcheting up the peril as the Year of the Villain continues! The Totality has shattered and its pieces have been tossed across space and time. Thus, the Justice League must also split apart, forming three search teams to com...

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JBL Reviews reviewed House of X #4 Sep 4, 2019
10

Page 25!

House of X #4

By: Jonathan Hickman, Pepe Larraz
Released: Sep 4, 2019

Xavier's dream turns deadly for some of his students as they fight back against the humans' plan to eliminate them. Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (FANTASTIC FOUR, AVENGERS, SECRET WARS) continues his reshaping of the X-Universe alongside Young Gun artist Pepe Larraz (EXTERMINATION, AVENGERS). The Future of the X-Men begins here!
Rated T+

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JBL Reviews rated Justice League #30 Sep 1, 2019
7.5

Justice League #30

By: James Tynion IV, Jorge Jimenez
Released: Aug 28, 2019

The "Justice Doom War" starts here! The Lex Luthor the League has known and fought is no more, replaced by an apex predator version of Lex, powered by Perpetua with a goal of bringing tragedy to the DC Universe. Now that Lex has powered up villains across the cosmos, he marshals his own troops, sparking a war between the Legion of Doom and the Just...

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JBL Reviews rated House of X #3 Aug 31, 2019
9.0

House of X #3

By: Jonathan Hickman, Pepe Larraz
Released: Aug 28, 2019

Learn the truth about one of the X-Men's closest allies...and then begin the fight for the future of mutantkind! Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (AVENGERS, SECRET WARS, FANTASTIC FOUR) continues reshaping the X-Men's world with Marvel Young Gun artist Pepe Larraz (EXTERMINATION, AVENGERS)!
Rated T+

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JBL Reviews rated Action Comics #1014 Aug 31, 2019
4.0

Action Comics #1014

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Szymon Kudranski
Released: Aug 28, 2019

Lex Luthor comes home to Metropolis in this "Year of the Villain" tie-in issue! What does he have up his sleeve? Some very interesting offers for the woman behind the city's invisible mafia...offers that no one could refuse! Plus, what is the secret of the Red Cloud? Ask Lex-he knows! Don't miss this huge chapter in both "Year of the Villain" and E...

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JBL Reviews rated Superman #14 Aug 31, 2019
8.0

Superman #14

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Joe Prado
Released: Aug 28, 2019

Lex Luthor is back in Metropolis--and he's ready to wreak havoc! First stop, the most dangerous woman in the DC Universe: Lois Lane! Alone, her family a galaxy away, will Lois be tempted by Apex Lex's offer? What does Lex have that this reporter can't turn away from? Don't miss this shocking new twist in the Superman mythos!

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JBL Reviews rated Freedom Fighters #8 Aug 30, 2019
8.0

Freedom Fighters #8

By: Robert Venditti, Eddy Barrows
Released: Aug 28, 2019

The Freedom Fighters have set their sights on an endgame with the fascist regime of Hitler II, but to achieve ultimate victory, one of their own must confront his darkest demons. In the factory city of Detroit, Nazi slave labor camps have made life a living hell-and the one and only person to ever escape, Black Condor, must return home for the very...

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JBL Reviews rated Batman/Superman #1 Aug 30, 2019
8.0

Batman/Superman #1

By: Joshua Williamson, David Marquez
Released: Aug 28, 2019

Up in the sky, in the dark of the night, trust no one-for the Secret Six walk among us. Spinning out of the devastating events of the Batman Who Laughs, Superman and Batman are together once more in an all-new monthly series-and they're facing a terrifying new threat that could strike from anywhere. The Dark Knight and the Man of Steel must journey...

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JBL Reviews rated Batman #77 Aug 22, 2019
9.0

Batman #77

By: Tom King, Tony Daniel
Released: Aug 21, 2019

"City of Bane" continues! The last of the independent villains are on the run, leaving Gotham City entirely to Bane and his cronies-including Flashpoint Batman and Gotham Girl! Though this means a semblance of peace on the streets, the iron grip of tyranny is squeezing all life out of Gotham. And with Bane's machinations keeping other heroes out, t...

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JBL Reviews rated Powers of X #3 Aug 21, 2019
8.5

Powers of X #3

By: Jonathan Hickman, R. B. Silva
Released: Aug 21, 2019

As Xavier sows the seeds of the past, the X-Men's future blossoms into trouble for all mutantdom. Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (NEW AVENGERS, INFINITY, FF) continues reshaping the X-Men's past, present and future with breakout artist R.B. Silva (UNCANNY X-MEN)!
Rated T+

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JBL Reviews rated Event Leviathan #3 Aug 18, 2019
8.5

Event Leviathan #3

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Alex Maleev
Released: Aug 14, 2019

From the award-winning team of writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Alex Maleev, it's DC's biggest whodunit in years! The world's greatest detectives-Batman, Green Arrow, Lois Lane, Plastic Man, the Question and Martian Manhunter-have gathered to solve the mystery behind the true identity of Leviathan's leaders and the destruction of the world's ...

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JBL Reviews rated Powers of X #2 Aug 14, 2019
8.5

Powers of X #2

By: Jonathan Hickman, R. B. Silva
Released: Aug 14, 2019

As Xavier sows the seeds of the past, the X-Men's future blossoms into trouble for all mutantdom. Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (NEW AVENGERS, INFINITY, FF) continues reshaping the X-Men's past, present and future with breakout artist R.B. Silva (UNCANNY X-MEN)!
Rated T+

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JBL Reviews rated Batman #76 Aug 11, 2019
8.5

Batman #76

By: Tom King, Tony Daniel
Released: Aug 7, 2019

"City of Bane" continues! Bane has taken over Gotham City, and Batman is nowhere to be found. At least, not a Batman anyone recognizes. Flashpoint Batman is now patrolling the city, dispensing a violent brand of justice and taking out rogue villains who haven't yet signed on with Bane. It's all building to a rebellion among the bad guys who don't w...

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JBL Reviews rated DCeased #4 Aug 11, 2019
7.5

DCeased #4

By: Tom Taylor, Trevor Hairsine
Released: Aug 7, 2019

The Daily Planet has become a beacon of hope for the living as the Anti-Life Equation sweeps the planet. What's left of the Justice League have begun to gather there, bringing survivors and family alike. But the city is being overrun with infected humans...and superhumans! The war for Metropolis begins!

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JBL Reviews rated Justice League #29 Aug 11, 2019
8.0

Justice League #29

By: Scott Snyder, Bruno Redondo
Released: Aug 7, 2019

Does a Starro dream of an electric Justice League? Sensing the danger to come, Jarro fears for his newfound friends. He ponders each one and their potential fate to decide whether he should mentally block them from going forward into what could be certain destruction...the coming war with the Legion of Doom!

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JBL Reviews rated Dead Man Logan #10 Aug 10, 2019
7.5

Dead Man Logan #10

By: Ed Brisson, Mike Henderson
Released: Aug 7, 2019

TEN DEGREES OF EVISCERATION!
Logan's oldest foe is back from the shallow graves Logan put him in! And he aims to repay Logan in kind...
Parental Advisory

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JBL Reviews reviewed House of X #2 Aug 9, 2019
10

Awesome

House of X #2

By: Jonathan Hickman, Pepe Larraz
Released: Aug 7, 2019

Learn the truth about one of the X-Men's closest allies...and then begin the fight for the future of mutantkind! Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (AVENGERS, SECRET WARS, FANTASTIC FOUR) continues reshaping the X-Men's world with Marvel Young Gun artist Pepe Larraz (EXTERMINATION, AVENGERS)!
Rated T+

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JBL Reviews rated Lazarus: Risen #2 Aug 4, 2019
9.0

Lazarus: Risen #2

By: Greg Rucka, Michael Lark
Released: Jul 24, 2019

"FRACTURE I," Part Two: The alliance between Carlyle and D'Souza is nothing more than a trap-and now Forever must face not one, but two Lazari in a desperate battle to the death. And at Sequoia, Marisol finds herself following Eight's footsteps into a snowy night. The secrets are beginning to take their toll, and when they come out, the results wil...

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1.0

Green Lantern Annual #1

By: Grant Morrison, Giuseppe Camuncoli
Released: Jul 31, 2019

A Green Lantern tradition is reborn when the annual Jordan family reunion takes a turn for the bizarre, leaving Hal and his nearest and dearest on the front line of a terrifying invasion from an impossible reality that's closer than you think! There's only one way for intergalactic lawman Hal "Green Lantern" Jordan to prevent the ultra-crime of the...

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JBL Reviews rated Powers of X #1 Jul 31, 2019
7.5

Powers of X #1

By: Jonathan Hickman, R. B. Silva
Released: Jul 31, 2019

FEAR THE FUTURE! Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (INFINTY, NEW AVENGERS, FF) continues his revolutionary new direction for the X-Men. Intertwining with HOUSE OF X, POWERS OF X reveals the secret past, present  and  future of mutantkind, changing the way you look at every X-Men story before and after. You do not want to miss the next seminal m...

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JBL Reviews rated Action Comics #1013 Jul 25, 2019
8.0

Action Comics #1013

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Szymon Kudranski
Released: Jul 24, 2019

Metropolis is in total lockdown, and while everyone is busy dealing with the impossible threat of Leviathan's complete takeover, a mysterious antihero called Thorn has decided to wreak havoc on the invisible empire! Witness the return of Rose and Thorn, the most dangerous woman in the DC Universe-and if you've never heard of her, it's only because ...

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JBL Reviews rated Freedom Fighters #7 Jul 25, 2019
8.0

Freedom Fighters #7

By: Robert Venditti, Bruno Redondo
Released: Jul 24, 2019

Beaten but not broken after a deadly battle with Cyborg Overman, the Freedom Fighters are on the run once more. But who will take these fugitives from the Gestapo in? The American people, that's who. The citizens of Nazi-occupied America are beginning to believe that resistance is possible, and that the dream of freedom can be reborn anew, thanks t...

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JBL Reviews rated House of X #1 Jul 24, 2019
8.0

House of X #1

By: Jonathan Hickman, Pepe Larraz
Released: Jul 24, 2019

FACE THE FUTURE! Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (SECRET WARS, AVENGERS, FANTASTIC FOUR) takes the reins of the X-Men universe! Since the release of Uncanny X-Men #1, there have been four seminal moments in the history of the X-Men. Giant-Sized X-Men. X-Men. Age of Apocalypse. New X-Men. Four iconic series that introduced a new era for Marvel's m...

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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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