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Al B. Harper rated Marvel Two-In-One #1 Jan 28, 2018
10

Marvel Two-In-One #1

By: Chip Zdarsky, Jim Cheung
Released: Dec 20, 2017

The Fate of the Four Part 1
THE FOUR ARE NO MORE, SO TWO MUST DO! Something is very wrong with THE HUMAN TORCH and only THE THING can help him! It's the Marvel Universe reunion you've all been waiting for (well, HALF of it, at least!).  Plus: What monumental secret has DOOM been hiding since the end of SECRET WARS, and how will it completely ...

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Al B. Harper rated Black Panther #18 Sep 28, 2017
9.0

Black Panther #18

By: Ta-Nehisi Coates, Chris Sprouse
Released: Sep 27, 2017

• T'Challa finds himself in an uneasy alliance with Ayo and Aneka, the Midnight Angels, when a new deity rises to claim Wakanda for its own.
•  And making matters worse, an enemy from Black Panther's past has resurfaced with ill intentions.
•  It seems Black Panther has one choice - bend the knee, or watch his country burn.
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Al B. Harper rated Luke Cage #1 May 21, 2017
8.0

Luke Cage #1

By: David Walker, Nelson Blake
Released: May 17, 2017

CAGED VENGEANCE!
Dr. Noah Burstein, the man who made Luke Cage into the unbreakable hero he is today, is dead. When Luke goes down to New Orleans for the funeral, he finds The Big Easy to be pretty &$#% difficult. Mysterious billionaires, a woman with a secret, amped-up gangs and a shadowy figure all lead Luke to the conclusion that there's mor...

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Tree Fingers reviewed America #2 Apr 5, 2017
10

Ah, so people are going to bomb the user ratings just to be douchebags. I can play that game too.

America #2

By: Gabby Rivera, Joe Quinones
Released: Apr 5, 2017

OKAY, LADIES, NOW LET'S GET IN FORMATION!!
•  America Chavez's first semester of college is off to an epic start. That's right...homework on the first day! The assignment? A field trip to the frontlines of World War II!
•  Most freshman would be intimidated - but most freshman aren't dimension-hoping heroes with Captain America as t...

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Briton - Apr 8, 2017

Ot rather "I don't know what a "douchebag" is, but if it means someone who rejects propaganda, then put me in in the douchebag ranks."

joe - Apr 9, 2017

didn't buy but i read it. my friend is owner of comicshop and as i said this book is awfull.

Al B. Harper rated America #2 Apr 5, 2017
10

America #2

By: Gabby Rivera, Joe Quinones
Released: Apr 5, 2017

OKAY, LADIES, NOW LET'S GET IN FORMATION!!
•  America Chavez's first semester of college is off to an epic start. That's right...homework on the first day! The assignment? A field trip to the frontlines of World War II!
•  Most freshman would be intimidated - but most freshman aren't dimension-hoping heroes with Captain America as t...

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Al B. Harper rated Inhumans Prime #1 Mar 29, 2017
8.0

Inhumans Prime #1

By: Al Ewing, Ryan Sook
Released: Mar 29, 2017

RESURRXION BEGINS HERE!
In the wake of the awesome events of IVX - what will become of the Inhumans? In this oversized special issue - the trial of Maximus! The coming of Marvel Boy! And what is the dark secret of Black Bolt? A special bridging issue between the past of the Inhumans and their future - on Earth and in the stars!
Rated T+

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Al B. Harper reviewed Kingpin #1 Feb 12, 2017
9.0

Art is a little inconsistent but the story is great. Rosenberg has been killing it since starting at Marvel and this both fits with, and stands on its own from, the Kingpin miniseries (which also had polarizing art).

Kingpin #1

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Ben Torres
Released: Feb 8, 2017

WILSON FISK BUILDS A BRAND-NEW EMPIRE!
The KINGPIN has done bad things. Deplorable things. He has cheated the law. He has blackmailed rivals. He has killed. But that's all in the past. The Kingpin is back in the city that he loves and ready to make his mark as a titan of legitimate industry, but needs to rekindle his public image. When Wilson F...

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Al B. Harper reviewed All-New Wolverine #17 Feb 12, 2017
7.5

Art is a step down from previous issues. Seems like they are rotating now but I prefer the other artists who have been on this series.

All-New Wolverine #17

By: Tom Taylor, Djibril Morissette-Phan
Released: Feb 8, 2017

ENEMY OF THE STATE II CONTINUES!
•  The world-trotting WOLVERINE must find a way to face her fears and break free of the hold the TRIGGER SCENT has over her.
•  Haunted by the death left in her wake, LAURA will need GABBY and her own resolve more than ever before in order to break free of this torturous holdove...

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Al B. Harper reviewed Black Widow #11 Feb 12, 2017
8.5

That last page. Wow!

Black Widow #11

By: Chris Samnee
Released: Feb 8, 2017

INFESTATION!
•  While Widow's been collecting information, her enemy has been collecting allies.
•  Natasha faces a full-scale invasion!
•  What's the target? And can Widow shield it on her own?
Rated T+

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7.5

Captain America: Sam Wilson #17

By: Nick Spencer, Paul Renaud
Released: Jan 4, 2017

The All-New Falcon and Rage - together! Nothing good will come of this!
Rated T

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Al B. Harper reviewed Astonishing Ant-Man #7 Apr 21, 2016
7.0

Not the best issue if the series but fun nonetheless.

Astonishing Ant-Man #7

By: Nick Spencer, Ramon Rosanas
Released: Apr 20, 2016

"Small Time Criminal" STARTS NOW!
When The Power Broker hits Ant-Man where he's most vulnerable, he'll respond the only way he knows how: That's right. By breaking the law. Lots of laws, actually. The secret of how Scott landed back in jail is revealed here. (Because that's what happens when you break a bunch of laws, genius.)
Rated T+

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Al B. Harper rated Uncanny Inhumans #4 Apr 15, 2016
9.0

Uncanny Inhumans #4

By: Charles Soule, Steve McNiven
Released: Jan 20, 2016

• The titanic first arc comes to its conclusion as Kang's final salvo hits the Inhumans!
•  Can Medusa, Black Bolt, The Human Torch, Beast and the rest stand up to the Time-Lord?
•  You will not see this ending coming!
Rated T+

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Al B. Harper rated Uncanny Inhumans #3 Apr 15, 2016
10

Uncanny Inhumans #3

By: Charles Soule, Steve McNiven
Released: Dec 16, 2015

• It's the Inhumans vs. Kang throughout history and moves that Kang makes 7,000 years ago wreak havoc on the Inhumans in the present.
•  But who is Kang's Inhuman ally that may be more dangerous that the Conqueror?!
•  And if that's not enough: BLACK BOLT VS. THE HUMAN TORCH, NO HOLDS BARRED!
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Al B. Harper rated Uncanny Inhumans #2 Apr 15, 2016
9.0

Uncanny Inhumans #2

By: Charles Soule, Steve McNiven
Released: Nov 18, 2015

• The Uncanny Inhumans vs. Kang-on a battleground thousands of years deep!
•  Kang's arsenal is time travel and he's attacking the Inhumans in a horrifying fashion.
Rated T+

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Al B. Harper rated Uncanny Inhumans #1 Apr 15, 2016
8.0

Uncanny Inhumans #1

By: Charles Soule, Steve McNiven
Released: Oct 21, 2015

Meet the Uncanny Inhumans. MEDUSA! BLACK BOLT! TRITON! READER! HUMAN TORCH?! BEAST?! It's eight months later and everything is different for the Inhumans. Medusa and Johnny Storm are an item. Black Bolt is running covert missions of his own. And something so big happened between the Inhumans and the X-Men that Beast is now on the side of the Inhuma...

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Al B. Harper rated Moon Knight #1 Apr 15, 2016
8.0

Moon Knight #1

By: Jeff Lemire, Greg Smallwood
Released: Apr 13, 2016

THE BOOK YOU'D BE INSANE TO MISS!
Marc Spector (a.k.a. Moon Knight/Jake Lockley/Steven Grant) has been fighting criminals and keeping New York City safe for years... or has he? When he wakes up in an insane asylum with no powers and a lifetime's worth of medical records, his whole identity (indentities) are called into question. Something is wr...

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Al B. Harper added Moon Knight (2016) to their pull list Apr 15, 2016

Moon Knight (2016)

THE BOOK YOU'D BE INSANE TO MISS!
Marc Spector (a.k.a. Moon Knight/Jake Lockley/Steven Grant) has been fighting criminals and keeping New York City safe for years... or has he? When he wakes up in an insane asylum with no powers and a lifetime's worth of medical records, his whole identity (indentities) are called into question. Something is wr...

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Al B. Harper dropped Spider-Gwen (2015) from their pull list Apr 14, 2016

Spider-Gwen (2015)

BECAUSE YOU DEMANDED IT!
Gwen Stacy is back in the webs and has an all-new, all-different mystery to solve: the reappearance of The Lizard! Spider-Woman was convinced that the Lizard died in her arms along with Peter Parker. But when a similar monster goes on a reptilian rampage, she's left with doubts not only about Peter's life, but his death...

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Al B. Harper added Old Man Logan (2016) to their pull list Mar 11, 2016

Old Man Logan (2016)

Fifty years from now, Logan -- the man who no longer calls himself Wolverine -- will have endured many atrocities: The Marvel Universe's villains will have banded together and rid the world of its heroes. Logan's closest friend, Hawkeye, will have been murdered in cold blood right before his eyes. And driven mad by the same radiation that gave him ...

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Al B. Harper added All-New Wolverine to their pull list Mar 11, 2016

All-New Wolverine

LAURA KINNEY EMBRACES HER DESTINY. HERE! COMES! WOLVERINE!
X-23 was created to be a weapon and for a time, that's all she was. But with the help of her mentor, LOGAN-the original WOLVERINE-she escaped that dark past. Tragically, Logan has fallen, but Laura will continue in his footsteps as a hero. Recent events have her doing everything in he...

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Al B. Harper added Silk (2015) to their pull list Mar 11, 2016

Silk (2015)

SILK IS BACK AND BADDER THAN EVER!
•  Cindy Moon has been working to find the missing members of her family since she escaped the bunker that was her home prior to the events of SPIDER-VERSE. But her quest has taken her down a darker path than she expected, and she's now in cahoots with none other than the most ferocious feline i...

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Al B. Harper added Uncanny X-Men (2016) to their pull list Mar 11, 2016

Uncanny X-Men (2016)

In a world that's never hated or feared mutants more, there is only one constant: BIGGER THREATS REQUIRE MORE THREATENING X-MEN. Refusing to accept one more mutant death, the most ruthless mutants on Earth have banded together to proactively mow down their enemies. But with a team populated by relentless killers, one question applies above all othe...

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Al B. Harper added Doctor Strange (2015) to their pull list Mar 11, 2016

Doctor Strange (2015)

Who do you call when things are coming out of your dreams and trying to kill you? Or when your daughter is cursing in Latin and walking like a spider? Or when your dog keeps screaming at you to strangle your neighbors? Doctor Strange, of course. He's the only person standing between us and the forces of darkness, but has he been paying his tab? Eve...

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Al B. Harper added Bloodshot: Reborn to their pull list Mar 11, 2016

Bloodshot: Reborn

From New York Times best-selling writer Jeff Lemire (THE VALIANT, Green Arrow) and red-hot rising star Mico Suayan (HARBINGER, Moon Knight), VALIANT NEXT delivers an all-new ongoing series for Valiant's most unrelenting hero!

Bloodshot's nanites made him a nearly unstoppable killing machine. His enhanced strength, speed, endurance, and hea...

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Al B. Harper added Spider-Man 2099 (2015) to their pull list Mar 11, 2016

Spider-Man 2099 (2015)

2099 IN YOUR CALENDARS, #1 IN YOUR HEARTS.
With a job at PARKER INDUSTRIES, a stable relationship, and uncertain of what impact his actions will have on the future, Miguel O'Hara has decided that it's time to hang up the webs and retire from being Spider-Man. But when a dangerous new threat appears and puts his new life in jeopardy, he's got no...

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Al B. Harper added Extraordinary X-Men to their pull list Mar 11, 2016

Extraordinary X-Men

The fate of mutantkind is decided here! Staring down the threat of extinction once more, veteran X-Man Storm pulls together the team she'll need to ensure her race's survival. Together, these EXTRAORDINARY X-MEN will struggle with the familiar burden of being hated and feared, while facing threats the likes of which they've never seen. Here's hopin...

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Al B. Harper added Paper Girls to their pull list Mar 11, 2016

Paper Girls

SAGA writer BRIAN K. VAUGHAN launches a brand-new ONGOING SERIES with superstar Wonder Woman artist CLIFF CHIANG!  In the early hours after Halloween of 1988, four 12-year-old newspaper delivery girls uncover the most important story of all time.  Stand By Me meets War of the Worlds in this mysterious young adult adventure, starting with a spec...

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Al B. Harper added The Goddamned to their pull list Mar 11, 2016

The Goddamned

Writer JASON AARON & artist R.M. GUÉRA, the creators of the seminal crime series SCALPED, reunite for a new ongoing series of stark and brutal biblical noir, which begins with a SPECIAL OVER-SIZED DEBUT ISSUE featuring thirty pages of story.

"And the earth was filled with violence." Genesis 6:11

Its 1655 years after Ed...

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Al B. Harper added All-New Hawkeye (2015) to their pull list Mar 11, 2016

All-New Hawkeye (2015)

Hawkeye and Hawkeye take aim at another season. But it's not all straight as an arrow for Clint and Kate. A deep-seated rift that stretches across time, brings old man Clint and a wiser Kate back together as they chase down mistakes from their past. The star-studded team of Jeff Lemire and Ramon Perez return, bringing you another inspired look at t...

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Al B. Harper added All-New X-Men (2015) to their pull list Mar 11, 2016

All-New X-Men (2015)

Hated and feared more than ever, the world is a dangerous place for mutants. As the few remaining X-MEN retreat into seclusion, a handful of mutant teenagers refuse to allow their destiny to be decided for them. CYCLOPS. BEAST. ICEMAN. ANGEL. THE ALL-NEW WOLVERINE. KID APOCALYPSE. OYA. Stepping out of the shadows of their predecessors, the ALL-NEW ...

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