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Mike L. rated Fairlady #1 Apr 11, 2019
7.0

Fairlady #1

By: Brian Schirmer, Claudia Balboni
Released: Apr 10, 2019

SERIES PREMIERE

Every fantasy epic ends with a war. But what happens when the war is over?

After posing as a man to join the army, Jenner Faulds returns home to The Feld for a new start as a "Fairman"-a specially licensed private investigator. But sexism didn't end on the battlefield, and as the only "Fairlady," Jenner gets stuck...

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Mike L. rated Faithless #1 Apr 11, 2019
8.0

Faithless #1

By: Brian Azzarello, Maria Llovet
Released: Apr 10, 2019

Faith. Sex. The Devil.
Faith likes to dabble with magic. Her friends think it's cute-and not just a little off-putting, but it's part of her charm and her warped search for purpose in a world that makes too much sense. But she's a true believer and knows there is a power within her reach. She's right, of course. It just took a while for that ma...

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Mike L. rated Invisible Kingdom #1 Mar 20, 2019
9.5

Invisible Kingdom #1

By: G. Willow Wilson, Christian Ward
Released: Mar 20, 2019

    Set in a in a far-flung star system, this new epic sci-fi monthly saga tells the tale of two women-a young religious acolyte and a hard-bitten freighter pilot-who separately uncover a vast conspiracy between the leader of the system's dominant religion and the mega-corporation that controls society. On the run from reprisals...

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Mike L. rated Assassin Nation #1 Mar 13, 2019
9.0

Assassin Nation #1

By: Kyle Starks, Erica Henderson
Released: Mar 13, 2019

    SERIES PREMIERE! Hot off her breakout success at Marvel, two-time Eisner award winner ERICA HENDERSON (The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl, Jughead) teams up with KYLE STARKS (writer of sales beast Rick and Morty) for a hilarious twist on the hitman trope that will have readers laughing in the aisles over ASSASSIN NATION.
The W...

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9.0

Another fun twist on the Batman mythos.

The Batman Who Laughs: The Grim Knight #1

By: Scott Snyder, Eduardo Risso
Released: Mar 13, 2019

Ripped from Batman's greatest nightmares, the Grim Knight is his world's most dangerous vigilante, unafraid to use any weapon and go to any lengths to stop those whom he deems worthy of death. Trained with the finest arsenal Wayne money can buy, learn the secret origin of the second-deadliest Batman, hand selected by the Batman Who Laughs to bring ...

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Mike L. reviewed Little Bird #1 Mar 13, 2019
10

Excellent first issue, cannot wait for more.

Little Bird #1

By: Darcy Van Poelgeest, Ian Bertram
Released: Mar 13, 2019

MINISERIES PREMIERE!
Director/screenwriter DARCY VAN POELGEEST boasts a long list of awards and accolades for his storytelling prowess and brings the same writing finesse to IAN BERTRAM's breathtakingly detailed artwork in the gorgeous, hyper-detailed miniseries LITTLE BIRD.
With the same limitless scope as a new EAST OF WEST or SAGA and t...

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Linkush reviewed Detective Comics #999 Feb 27, 2019
8.0

"BE YOUR BEST BRUCE. NEVER QUESTION YOUR MISSION. GOTHAM NEEDS YOU."
And that's it, the arc is complete. I've got to say, I enjoyed it very much.

So this time we figure out that all of it was not real and just a way for Batman to test himself and improve himself even more. I really liked the idea that he did it just so he could save more people but the execution could have been bet more

Detective Comics #999

By: Peter J. Tomasi, Doug Mahnke
Released: Feb 27, 2019

The truth behind the gauntlet Batman has been forced to run-a violent odyssey that endangered the lives of everyone who made him who he is-is revealed at last...and the mastermind working to unmake the Batman must be seen to be believed! Is there a goal here beyond destruction? Will Batman emerge stronger...or with a mortal wound at the exact momen...

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Linkush - Feb 27, 2019

I just saw that Tomasi will continue to be on this book after issue 1000. Really happy about it.

myconius - Feb 27, 2019

i'm definitely happy about that as well!

Mike L. rated Heroes In Crisis #5 Jan 31, 2019
6.5

Heroes In Crisis #5

By: Tom King, Clay Mann
Released: Jan 30, 2019

The secrets of the DC Universe are hacked! Sanctuary wasn't supposed to keep records, but now that the A.I. is compromised, superhero secrets are leaking all over the 'Net. Booster and Harley set aside their differences to focus on who they believe is the real killer (assuming one of them isn't lying, that is). Meanwhile, Batman and the Flash conti...

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Bleemak reviewed Heroes In Crisis #5 Jan 30, 2019
4.0

What a trainwreck. It's not as bad as the last one because nothing still happens. Superman talks to the press. And that about it.

And why bother with this synopsis DC, if nothing happens in this issue like the synopsis says? Falsee marketing to make someone interested in this event because King's writing isn't making it?

Still tries to be too deep and it fails miserably. We s more

Heroes In Crisis #5

By: Tom King, Clay Mann
Released: Jan 30, 2019

The secrets of the DC Universe are hacked! Sanctuary wasn't supposed to keep records, but now that the A.I. is compromised, superhero secrets are leaking all over the 'Net. Booster and Harley set aside their differences to focus on who they believe is the real killer (assuming one of them isn't lying, that is). Meanwhile, Batman and the Flash conti...

Mike L. rated Detective Comics #997 Jan 31, 2019
9.0

Detective Comics #997

By: Peter J. Tomasi, Doug Mahnke
Released: Jan 30, 2019

There's no man on Earth more convinced that he knows what makes Batman tick than Dr. Hugo Strange! Which makes him a natural target for the thing that's hunting Batman, unless Batman gets there first!

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Mike L. rated Guardians of the Galaxy #1 Jan 24, 2019
9.0

Guardians of the Galaxy #1

By: Donny Cates, Geoff Shaw
Released: Jan 23, 2019

WHO WILL STAND
The universe is on fire. Hundreds of worlds are at war. Never has there been such hatred and division across the cosmos. And in spite of all this, Thanos of Titan is still dead...or is he? Now, more than ever, the cosmos need the Guardians of the Galaxy...but in the aftermath of the Infinity Wars, who is left to answer the call? ...

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Mike L. rated Freedom Fighters #2 Jan 24, 2019
9.0

Freedom Fighters #2

By: Robert Venditti, Eddy Barrows
Released: Jan 23, 2019

The Freedom Fighters go public in present-day Nazi America! It's been 50 years of fascist rule in the U.S. under Hitler and his heirs, and frankly, everyone's had enough. A new Freedom Fighters team makes a very public debut in hopes of rallying the people and re-igniting the long-dormant American spirit. Phantom Lady, Black Condor, Doll Girl and H...

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Mike L. rated Batman #63 Jan 24, 2019
8.5

Batman #63

By: Tom King, Mikel Janin
Released: Jan 23, 2019

There are strange goings-on in the dark alleys of Gotham City, mysteries that will require a different skill set than the Caped Crusader's if he's going to stop the whole city from succumbing to the darkness. John Constantine, the Hellblazer, is a person with just those skills-but after the events of "The Witching Hour," is Constantine in any condi...

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Mike L. rated Conan the Barbarian #2 Jan 21, 2019
9.0

Conan the Barbarian #2

By: Jason Aaron, Mahmud A. Asrar
Released: Jan 16, 2019

BEYOND THE SAVAGE BORDER!
CONAN finds himself beyond the Black River, surrounded by the warlike PICTS! But the tribesmen may be the least of his worries if he cannot fight his way through the demonic beasts slithering around the forest! The epic return of the mighty Conan continues...
Parental Advisory

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Mike L. rated Super Sons Omnibus Dec 20, 2018
8.5

Super Sons Omnibus

By: Peter J. Tomasi, Alisson Borges

The entire run of the acclaimed SUPER SONS series is collected in an omnibus hardcover! First, Superboy and Robin meet Kid Amazo, whose ascension parallels the boys' own understanding of their powers-except he believes it's his right to rule every being on the planet! Then, Robin has a new member in mind for the Teen Titans, and-spoiler alert-it's ...

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Mike L. rated Mister Miracle #12 Dec 20, 2018
10

Mister Miracle #12

By: Tom King, Mitch Gerads
Released: Nov 14, 2018

It'll be a miracle if you can get through this mind-bending conclusion with your sanity intact! After his epic battle with Darkseid, Scott Free sees life a whole new way: he's the new Highfather of New Genesis, and he's madly in love with his wife and child. But what if it's all a lie? Did Mister Miracle really escape death way back in issue #1? No...

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Mike L. rated Star Wars: Darth Vader #25 Dec 20, 2018
9.0

Star Wars: Darth Vader #25

By: Charles Soule, Giuseppe Camuncoli
Released: Dec 19, 2018

FORTRESS VADER: FINALE!
•  The FORTRESS is complete. The door will be opened.
•  VADER finds everything he has ever desired.
•  THE DARK LORD gets everything he deserves.
Rated T

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Mike L. rated Catwoman #6 Dec 20, 2018
7.5

Catwoman #6

By: Joelle Jones
Released: Dec 19, 2018

Selina's forced into a seriously sinister Sopranos-style sit-down! While the cops continue to hunt her for a murder she didn't commit, Catwoman's forced to take a meeting with secretive crime boss Mrs. Creel. Here's the pitch: work for us or die! Selina counters with some blackmail of her own, but the offer fails to blow away Creel and her meta-cre...

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Mike L. rated Batman #61 Dec 20, 2018
6.5

Batman #61

By: Tom King, Travis Moore
Released: Dec 19, 2018

What happened to the boy who wanted to be Bruce Wayne? The young criminal mastermind orchestrates his own parents' deaths to emulate his hero and was carted off to Arkham when Batman exposed his crimes, but that is not the end of the story. Tom King reteams with Nightwing artist Travis Moore to create a sequel to their masterpiece of dark horror fr...

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Mike L. rated Justice League #13 Dec 5, 2018
10

Justice League #13

By: James Tynion IV, Guillem March
Released: Dec 5, 2018

It's on-the Totality will totally total the Multiverse! What could possibly go wrong when the Legion of Doom gets their hands on it? Plus, what is the connection between JUSTICE LEAGUE and the new BATMAN WHO LAUGHS miniseries from Scott Snyder and Jock?

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Mike L. reviewed Die #1 Dec 5, 2018
10

Great art, Great writing stories got me hooked for more.

Die #1

By: Kieron Gillen, Stephanie Hans
Released: Dec 5, 2018

THE WICKED + THE DIVINE writer KIERON GILLEN teams up with artist supernova STEPHANIE HANS (THE WICKED + THE DIVINE 1831, Journey Into Mystery) for her first ongoing comic! DIE is a pitch-black fantasy where a group of forty-something adults have to deal with the returning unearthly horror they barely survived as teenage role-players. If Kieron's i...

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Mike L. added Supergirl (2016) to their pull list Oct 10, 2018

Supergirl (2016)

"REIGN OF THE CYBORG SUPERMAN" part one! Supergirl is back and working for the DEO to defend National City! As Kara Danvers, average American teenager and high school student, Supergirl must balance her life as a superhero with her new life on Earth. But some demons from her Kryptonian past are coming back to haunt her, and Kara will find herself f...

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Mike L. added Justice League (2018) to their pull list Oct 10, 2018

Justice League (2018)

"THE TOTALITY" part one! A brand-new era begins here! Comics legends Scott Snyder and Jim Cheung launch the Justice League into a cosmos-shaking mystery that will draw out their most terrible foes...in ways our heroes couldn't possibly imagine! In this debut issue, Martian Manhunter struggles to protect the team from an incoming threat that will sh...

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Mike L. added Venom (2018) to their pull list Oct 10, 2018

Venom (2018)

A NEW SERIES BY DONNY CATES & RYAN STEGMAN!
In the wake of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s collapse, an ancient and primordial evil has been awakened beneath the streets of New York, and with it, something equally evil has awakened in that most Wicked of Webslingers - VENOM! Still a Lethal Protector of the innocents in New York, this never-before-seen threat co...

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Mike L. added Cosmic Ghost Rider to their pull list Oct 10, 2018

Cosmic Ghost Rider

EXPLODING FROM THE PAGES OF THANOS!
Frank Castle was the Punisher. A deal with the devil made him Ghost Rider. A deal with Galactus made him cosmic. A deal with Thanos made him...DEAD?!? Not to worry, he's coming back, and he's got a plan to make the universe a better place that's going to lead him into an even CRAZIER adventure than he's ever ...

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Mike L. added Justice League Dark (2018) to their pull list Oct 10, 2018

Justice League Dark (2018)

From the pages of JUSTICE LEAGUE: NO JUSTICE! Earth's magic once belonged to them. Now they want the magic back. But who exactly are they? It's up to the new Justice League Dark to find out and stop this nightmarish new threat at all costs! After the events of NO JUSTICE, team leader Wonder Woman guides the misfit magic mix of Zatanna, Swamp Thing,...

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Mike L. added Star Wars: Darth Vader (2017) to their pull list Oct 10, 2018

Star Wars: Darth Vader (2017)

The most fearsome villain of all time returns with an all-new series! When Anakin Skywalker fell, both to the pull of the dark side and to the blade of Obi-Wan Kenobi, he rose back up, more machine than man. Having lost everything that was once dear to him, the former chosen one must take his first steps into a darker world...as Darth Vader, Dark L...

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Mike L. added Superman (2018) to their pull list Oct 10, 2018

Superman (2018)

A bold new chapter for the greatest superhero of all time begins here as the superstar team of writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Ivan Reis begin their run on the all-new SUPERMAN! The fallout from the Man of Steel miniseries has Clark Kent looking at the world through new eyes... with new ideas about what Superman could and should do for the c...

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Mike L. added Flash (2016) to their pull list Oct 10, 2018

Flash (2016)

"LIGHTNING STRIKES TWICE" chapter one
A new storm brews over Central City and disproves the old adage about lightning never, well...you know. Just as Barry begins to feel overwhelmed fighting crime, a new speedster debuts-but just where did this amazing new friend come from?
FLASH FACT: "2016 is the 60th anniversary of Barry Allen becoming ...

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Mike L. added Catwoman (2018) to their pull list Oct 10, 2018

Catwoman (2018)

The wedding night's barely over, but Catwoman's back on the streets, this time to expose a copycat who's pulling heists around Gotham City. As Selina cracks the whip on her former criminal cohorts, she's attracting unwanted attention from one of Gotham's most dangerous groups. The mob? Nope. Try the GCPD. And as if the Bat-Bride didn't have enough ...

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