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JBL Reviews rated Aquaman #32 Jan 17, 2018
7.0

Aquaman #32

By: Dan Abnett, Ricardo Federici
Released: Jan 17, 2018

"the crown comes down" part two! As Aquaman's resistance against King Rath gains momentum, a new kingpin of crime emerges from the Atlantean underworld-King Shark! But whose side is he on? He could be a powerful ally to the Undercurrent...or a dangerous new agent of evil!  
RATED T

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JBL Reviews rated Days of Hate #1 Jan 17, 2018
7.5

Days of Hate #1

By: Ales Kot, Danijel Zezelj
Released: Jan 17, 2018

SERIES PREMIERE
The United States of America, 2022.
The loss that ripped them apart drove one into the arms of the police state and the other towards a guerrilla war against the white supremacy. Now they meet again.
This is a story of a war.

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JBL Reviews rated Daredevil #41 Jan 15, 2018
7.5

Daredevil #41

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Alex Maleev

LOWLIFE PART 1 Kingpin is out, The Owl is in. Daredevil must take this new criminal empire down!

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JBL Reviews rated Saga #48 Jan 15, 2018
7.0

Saga #48

By: Brian K. Vaughan, Fiona Staples
Released: Oct 25, 2017

END OF STORY ARC
Ghüs and Squire have an adventure.

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JBL Reviews rated Saga #47 Jan 15, 2018
7.5

Saga #47

By: Brian K. Vaughan, Fiona Staples
Released: Sep 27, 2017

Meet Ianthe, who has very big plans for The Will.

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JBL Reviews rated Saga #46 Jan 15, 2018
7.5

Saga #46

By: Brian K. Vaughan, Fiona Staples
Released: Aug 30, 2017

An operation and a farewell.

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JBL Reviews rated Saga #45 Jan 15, 2018
7.5

Saga #45

By: Brian K. Vaughan, Fiona Staples
Released: Jul 26, 2017

As Hazel and her family venture into the Badlands, their newest companion is left to hold down the fort on her own.

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JBL Reviews rated Saga #44 Jan 15, 2018
7.5

Saga #44

By: Brian K. Vaughan, Fiona Staples
Released: Jun 28, 2017

Hazel and her family search for elusive treasure: affordable healthcare.

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JBL Reviews rated Saga #43 Jan 15, 2018
8.0

Saga #43

By: Brian K. Vaughan, Fiona Staples
Released: May 31, 2017

NEW STORY ARC BEGINS FOR JUST 25 CENTS!!!
SAGA returns monthly with a brave new direction, and to celebrate Image's 25th Anniversary, this full-sized issue costs just 25 cents! In a perfect jumping-on point for first-time readers, Hazel and her star-crossed parents embark on a thrilling new adventure at the westernmost edge of the universe.

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JBL Reviews rated Old Man Hawkeye #1 Jan 15, 2018
8.5

Old Man Hawkeye #1

By: Sacks, Marco Checchetto
Released: Jan 10, 2018

AN EYE FOR AN EYE Part 1
The super heroes have fallen.  The country has been divided into territories controlled by super villains.  Among the wastelands lives CLINT BARTON - one of the few Avengers to survive.  But it's been 45 years, and he's no Avenger.  Trying to eke out a living anyway he can, the former HAWKEYE is confronted with ...

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JBL Reviews rated Daredevil #40 Jan 13, 2018
7.0

Daredevil #40

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Terry Dodson

THE TRIAL OF THE CENTURY PART 3 The "Trial of the Century" concludes in tragedy, as the world hears White Tiger's sentence. Can Daredevil pick up the pieces after his client's guilty verdict?

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JBL Reviews rated Daredevil #39 Jan 13, 2018
7.0

Daredevil #39

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Manuel Gutierrez

THE TRIAL OF THE CENTURY PART 2 Hector Ayala, A.K.A. White Tiger, is in the legal hot seat after his arrest as the "cop-killer super hero." The defense team of Murdock and Nelson in their trickiest trial yet, laden with misfires, misdeeds, and half-truths.

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JBL Reviews rated Wonder Woman #38 Jan 13, 2018
6.5

Wonder Woman #38

By: James Robinson, Emanuela Lupacchino
Released: Jan 10, 2018

"SWAN'S SONG" part one! Vanessa Kapatelis thought the world of Wonder Woman-nobody had treated her with more kindness after the accident that shattered her life. But tragedy wasn't finished with Vanessa...and she's come to believe that the woman she trusted most is the author of everything that happened to her!
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JBL Reviews rated Mister Miracle #6 Jan 13, 2018
7.0

Mister Miracle #6

By: Tom King, Mitch Gerads
Released: Jan 10, 2018

The hit miniseries reaches the emotional conclusion of its first arc! Scott Free returns to New Genesis to face his punishment, but instead finds the whole world has been flipped upside down. Mister Miracle and Big Barda battle their way through monsters and New Gods to get to the Highfather, but once they reach Orion's throne room, they learn that...

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JBL Reviews reviewed Titans #19 Jan 13, 2018
6.5

I don’t believe the actions of the JL

Titans #19

By: Dan Abnett, Paul Pelletier
Released: Jan 10, 2018

"Who is Troia?" The Titans attempt to regain their balance after their epic clash with Troia-Donna's villainous future self-and look toward a brighter tomorrow. But the Justice League wants answers about Donna Troy's true nature, and they'll get them-even if it means shutting down the Titans for good!
RATED T

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JBL Reviews rated Animal Man #6 Jan 12, 2018
6.5

Animal Man #6

By: Jeff Lemire, John Paul Leon
Released: Feb 1, 2012

Before he and his family became hunted by The Rot, Buddy Baker starred in a low budget indie Super Hero film. Now we get to "watch" the movie, courtesy of director Jeff Lemire and guest cinematographer John Paul Leon!

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JBL Reviews rated Animal Man #5 Jan 12, 2018
8.5

Animal Man #5

By: Jeff Lemire, Travel Foreman
Released: Jan 4, 2012

With Ellen and Cliff's lives hanging in the balance, Buddy finally faces off against The Hunters Three! But the fight doesn't go as planned, causing the Baker family to go on the run. What dark new threat is chasing them and why? Find out as the first arc of DC's surprise breakout hit comes to a startling conclusion!

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JBL Reviews rated Animal Man #4 Jan 11, 2018
8.0

Animal Man #4

By: Jeff Lemire, Travel Foreman
Released: Dec 7, 2011

After coming face to face with the mysterious Totems, Buddy learns the truth about Maxine's destiny but it may be too late, as The Red is infiltrated by agents of The Other, and Buddy struggles to control his new, unfiltered powers with deadly results! Meanwhile, Ellen and Cliff must face the last Hunters alone!

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JBL Reviews rated Action Comics #995 Jan 11, 2018
6.5

Action Comics #995

By: Dan Jurgens, Brett Booth
Released: Jan 10, 2018

"Booster Shot" part three! Time is broken, and Superman and Booster Gold are in over their heads trying to repair it! Meanwhile, Lois Lane confronts her estranged father-and Sam Lane now stands face to face with his grandson Jon for the first time. As Clark struggles to reconcile the truth of his own father, can Lois Lane do the same?
RATED T

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JBL Reviews rated Animal Man #3 Jan 10, 2018
8.0

Animal Man #3

By: Jeff Lemire, Travel Foreman
Released: Nov 2, 2011

Maxine and Buddy swim to the heart of the Life Web and come face to face with the Totems...caretakers of the Red. But before they can get answers, the Hunters Three attack. Meanwhile, Ellen and Cliff fight for their lives back home. The Hunt heats up!

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5.5

One team is at the North Pole, and Betsy, among others, is sleeveless. That’s how a lot of his comic went. As if someone forgot the details.

Phoenix Resurrection: The Return Of Jean Grey #1

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Leinil Francis Yu
Released: Dec 27, 2017

She will return, like a Phoenix from the ashes.
Years ago, Jean Grey died and the X-Men mourned her. Since then, the world has changed, her teammates have lived without her and died without her. And now, when strange events start happening all over the world, those teammates can only come to one conclusion - the one true Jean Grey is back!
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Pants24 - Dec 27, 2017

I haven't read it in over 12 years.

JBL Reviews - Jan 10, 2018

Yes, I would absolutely like to see the creativity of an artist who can help us see the characters without BARE SKIN in the north pole.

JBL Reviews rated Animal Man #2 Jan 9, 2018
7.0

Animal Man #2

By: Jeff Lemire, Travel Foreman
Released: Oct 5, 2011

Maxine's new abilities continue to terrify Ellen and Buddy Baker, and things take a turn for the worse as Buddy begins a startling transformation of his own that will lead him on a journey into the heart of The Red. Meanwhile, The Hunters Three arrive on Earth and set their sights on the Baker family. The Hunt is on as DC's most surprising new seri...

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JBL Reviews rated Animal Man #1 Jan 7, 2018
7.5

Animal Man #1

By: Jeff Lemire, Travel Foreman
Released: Sep 7, 2011

Buddy Baker has gone from "super" man to family man but is he strong enough to hold his family together when Maxine, his young daughter, starts to manifest her own dangerous powers? Find out in this dramatic new series from writer Jeff Lemire (SWEET TOOTH) and artist Travel Foreman (The Immortal Iron Fist).

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7.0

Black Hammer Annual #1

By: Jeff Lemire, Dustin Nguyen
Released: Jan 18, 2017

Illustrated by an all-star slate of guest artists, this oversized anthology issue features five Black Hammer stories from Jeff Lemire, each focusing on one of the stranded heroes. See how Dustin Nguyen, Emi Lenox, Nate Powell, Matt Kindt, and Ray Fawkes take on tales about Abraham Slam, Golden Gail, Colonel Weird, Barbalien, and Madame Dragonfly.

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JBL Reviews rated Black Hammer #12 Jan 6, 2018
7.0

Black Hammer #12

By: Jeff Lemire, David Rubin
Released: Aug 23, 2017

Twenty years ago, Joseph Weber became the Black Hammer. Ten years ago, Lucy Weber lost her father when he defeated Anti-God, saving Spiral City and the world. Two years ago, Lucy started looking for him. And she found more than she ever expected.

o Ether's David Rubín returns for another special issue of Black Hammer!

"I didn't ...

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JBL Reviews rated Black Hammer #13 Jan 6, 2018
9.0

Black Hammer #13

By: Jeff Lemire, David Rubin
Released: Sep 20, 2017

It was the greatest superhero event of all time, a multiversal crisis. Black Hammer, Abraham Slam, Golden Gail, Barbalien, Colonel Weird, and even Madame Dragonfly-they united to take down Anti-God, the ultimate evil, on the streets of Spiral City.
For ten years, the former heroes have been living in exile. But a new arrival from the main time...

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JBL Reviews rated Black Hammer #11 Jan 6, 2018
8.5

Black Hammer #11

By: Jeff Lemire, Dean Ormston
Released: Jul 26, 2017

He was born into the Red Tribes of Mars. He walked the streets of Spiral City as a police officer by day, vigilante hero by night. And now he's trapped in the sleepy-but-sinister Rockwood. In each of these places, Barbalien has been an outsider. He's never felt at home. Maybe, in the end, home is not a location . . . it's something to find in other...

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JBL Reviews rated Black Hammer #10 Jan 6, 2018
8.5

Black Hammer #10

By: Jeff Lemire, Dean Ormston
Released: Jun 21, 2017

The heroes of Spiral City have hung up their costumes and adapted to life in the sleepy town that they now call home-though some call it a prison. Instead of facing unearthly monsters and galactic threats, they deal with vengeful exes, misunderstandings, and hungry farm animals. As Abraham Slam wonders if he's hit his expiration date, a new threat ...

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JBL Reviews rated Black Hammer #9 Jan 6, 2018
8.5

Black Hammer #9

By: Jeff Lemire, David Rubin
Released: May 24, 2017

In the golden age of space exploration, Colonel Randall Weird was on the frontlines. In his interstellar travels he encountered many strange worlds and alien civilizations, but none more curious than the technological marvel that became his best friend: Talky-Walky! Guest artist David Rubín reveals her robotic backstory in this special issue of Bl...

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JBL Reviews rated Black Hammer #8 Jan 6, 2018
8.5

Black Hammer #8

By: Jeff Lemire, Dean Ormston
Released: Apr 19, 2017

There's something unusual about the sleepy farming community of Rockwood: it's now the home of Spiral City's mysteriously vanished superheroes. But not by choice: they were banished to the town after a battle with the Anti-God, and now they're stuck within its boundaries. Lately, a new arrival in town has started asking questions, and she's discove...

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