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

Vision

The Vision wants to be human, and what's more human than family? He goes to the laboratory where he was created, where Ultron molded him into a weapon, where he first rebelled against his given destiny, where he first imagined that he could be more, that he could be good, that he could be a man, a normal, ordinary man. And he builds them. A wife, V...

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

Ultimates (2015)

BLACK PANTHER! CAPTAIN MARVEL! MS. AMERICA CHAVEZ! SPECTRUM! BLUE MARVEL!

The ultimate superteam comes together to find and fix problems beyond the limits of the infinite! From cosmic forces lurking on Earth to what waits on the outside of the omniverse – the impossible is where they start! And what’s more impossible than ending th...

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

Astonishing Ant-Man

Scott Lang was a down-on-his-luck, divorced ex-con -- until he stole renowned scientist and super hero Hank Pym's size-altering technology in the hopes of saving his daughter's life. Through that act of doing wrong for the right reasons, Scott inadvertently learned how to be a hero himself. With Pym's blessing and his daughter Cassie at his side, h...

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

Karnak

THE FLAW IN ALL THINGS
"My curse is that I see the flaw in all things. Systems. Philosophies. Structures. People. Everything. Never forget who I am. I am Karnak of the Inhumans." You may not know who Karnak is now, but you will when Warren Ellis (MOON KNIGHT, Planetary) and Gerardo Zaffino are done with you. Phil Coulson goes to Karnak to help ...

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

Ms. Marvel (2015)

The internationally-beloved, butt-kicking, smack-talking, most adorable super hero makes her triumphant return. Look out world, Kamala Khan is back and officially an Avenger! Yup, the dream to end all dreams has happened for Kamala. She's toe to toe with the best of the best, but will being one of Earth's mightiest heros be everything she imagined?...

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

Weirdworld (2015)

• From the pages of SECRET WARS, now in the ALL-NEW MARVEL U!
•  Imagine, being trapped in a world of sword and sorcery.
•  With no sword and sorcery experience to speak of.
•  This is the story of BECCA, a girl stuck in WEIRDWORLD, with only one mission: get home alive!
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Al B. Harper added Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur to their pull list Mar 11, 2016

Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur

LUNELLA LAFAYETTE is a preteen super genius who wants to change the world-but learned the hard way that it takes MORE than just big brains. Fearful of the monstrous INHUMAN genes inside her, life is turned upside down when a savage, red-scaled tyrant is teleported from prehistoric past to a far-flung future we call TODAY. The pair are many things, ...

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Al B. Harper added Black Widow (2016) to their pull list Mar 11, 2016

Black Widow (2016)

S.H.I.E.L.D.'S MOST WANTED!
The Eisner Award-winning team of Mark Waid and Chris Samnee are taking Black Widow on the lam! Natasha has spent years gathering secrets, and when some of the darkest ones begin mysteriously going public, no one is safe. With her betrayed former confederates at S.H.I.E.L.D. on her heels and a lifetime of training a...

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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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