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Batmanchuria rated Prodigy #2 Jan 18, 2019
8.5

Prodigy #2

By: Mark Millar, Rafael Albuquerque
Released: Jan 9, 2019

Edison Crane heads to a military base in Australia to investigate otherworldly apparitions the government can't explain. Meanwhile, a long-dormant evil is rising, and Crane will have to unlock secrets hidden deep in the Kremlin vaults before it's too late.

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Batmanchuria reviewed Batman #62 Jan 18, 2019
5.0

Gerads did a great job with the art, as usual, but that's just about all this book has going for it. King delivers another slog of a narrative, not unlike what we've seen from Heroes in Crisis. What's even worse, though, is that they put out a book featuring Professor Pyg on the cover, and he has next to no visible dialogue! talk about a missed opportunity...

Batman #62

By: Tom King, Mitch Gerads
Released: Jan 9, 2019

Now features the Story solicited for #61 written by Tom King with art by Mitch Gerads. The Eisner-winning creative team behind MISTER MIRACLE is back together as artist Mitch Gerads rejoins the Bat team for a special issue! Professor Pyg is loose in Gotham, and you know that means things are going to get weird... and bloody!

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Batmanchuria rated Detective Comics #996 Jan 17, 2019
9.0

Detective Comics #996

By: Peter J. Tomasi, Doug Mahnke
Released: Jan 16, 2019

In the catacombs under Paris, Henri Ducard is not going to sit and wait for the death that's coming for everyone who helped to train Batman...he's going to wrestle it to the ground and put a bullet between its eyes! Good plan-but what if it just gets right back up? Can even Batman save him then?

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Batmanchuria rated The Terrifics #11 Jan 17, 2019
9.0

The Terrifics #11

By: Jeff Lemire, Viktor Bogdanovic
Released: Jan 2, 2019

The Terrifics...terminated! The team has called it quits and gone their separate ways-with less-than-terrific results. Plastic Man meets his estranged wife and son, now developing his own plastic powers; Metamorpho is still stuck in his human form as Rex Mason, unemployed, unqualified and going broke; Phantom Girl's stuck in an arranged marriage ba...

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Batmanchuria rated Deadly Class #36 Jan 17, 2019
8.5

Deadly Class #36

By: Rick Remender, Wesley Craig
Released: Jan 16, 2019

NEW STORY ARC

"NEVER GO BACK," Part One (of Five)
Before Marcus can return to class he has to go on a different kind of journey. One fueled by regret, sorrow, and peyote. Only when he's faced the demons that lurk within his own soul can he hope to stand toe-to-toe with Master Lin and make good on his vow to bring an end to Kings Domini...

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9.5

Amazing Spider-Man #13

By: Nick Spencer, Ryan Ottley
Released: Jan 16, 2019

• You know what's annoying? Having to save J. Jonah Jameson's life.
•  Sure, he's been on Spidey's side for a little while, but that's after YEARS of him making Spider-Man's life a living heck.
•  I feel like this amount of responsibility should come with even more power.
•  Anyway,...

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9.0

The Batman Who Laughs #2

By: Scott Snyder, Jock
Released: Jan 16, 2019

After the shocking ending of issue #1, a ticking clock sets Batman on a trail throughout the different realities of the Multiverse. He starts to see all the iterations of his life, and what could have been...but more importantly, Bruce Wayne begins to deduce that his current life is somehow wrong, and that all the mistakes he's made are somehow con...

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Batmanchuria rated Prodigy #1 Jan 16, 2019
9.0

Prodigy #1

By: Mark Millar, Rafael Albuquerque
Released: Dec 5, 2018

Edison Crane's not content being the world's smartest man and most successful businessman-his brilliant mind needs to be constantly challenged. He's a Nobel Prize-winning scientist, genius composer, Olympic athlete, an expert in the occult, and now international governments are calling on him to fix problems they just can't handle.

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Batmanchuria rated Freedom Fighters #1 Jan 16, 2019
9.0

Freedom Fighters #1

By: Robert Venditti, Eddy Barrows
Released: Dec 19, 2018

Line up for this all-new maxiseries set on Earth X, where the Nazis won World War II! Twenty years after invading and occupying America, Germany wiped out all metahuman resistance, including the original Freedom Fighters.
Fast-forward to the present day, and a new team of Freedom Fighters emerges to challenge the Nazi occupation once again. Bu...

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8.5

Farmhand Vol. 1: Reap What Was Sown

By: Rob Guillory

Jedidiah Jenkins is a simple farmer. But his cash crop isn't corn or soy. He grows fast-healing, highly-customizable human organs. For years, Jed's organic transplants have brought healing to many, but deep in the soil of the Jenkins Family Farm something sinister has taken root. Today this dark seed will begin to sprout, and the Jenkins family wil...

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Batmanchuria rated Detective Comics #994 Jan 16, 2019
9.0

Detective Comics #994

By: Peter J. Tomasi, Doug Mahnke
Released: Dec 12, 2018

Batman's strangest case begins as the new creative team of writer Peter J. Tomasi and artist Doug Mahnke take over DETECTIVE COMICS!
Commissioner Gordon calls in the Dark Knight Detective when there's a murder at the Gotham City Aquarium-staged to look exactly like Thomas and Martha Wayne's crime scene, right down to the Playbill and pearls. H...

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Batmanchuria rated Detective Comics #995 Jan 16, 2019
9.0

Detective Comics #995

By: Peter J. Tomasi, Doug Mahnke
Released: Jan 2, 2019

Alfred Pennyworth...attacked at the Wayne mansion! Who's hunting those closest to Batman? The monstrous shadow creature plaguing Gotham City gains the upper hand when two of the Dark Knight's most ardent allies fall prey to the violent vendetta. Will those tragedies send Batman over the edge? Good thing he's on his way to Arkham Asylum-but will he ...

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Batmanchuria rated Venom #10 Jan 16, 2019
10

Venom #10

By: Donny Cates, Ryan Stegman
Released: Jan 16, 2019

• Eddie Brock takes a walk down memory lane and revisits San Francisco for the first time in years.
•  The homecoming is anything but pleasant, though, as he comes face-to-face with his estranged father and a little brother he never knew he had...
•  This while the Venom symbiote remains silenced, per...

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8.0

Web Of Venom: Venom Unleashed #1

By: Ryan Stegman, Kyle Hotz
Released: Jan 9, 2019

From the illustrator of the blockbuster series of the summer comes the next epic installment in the WEB OF VENOM - a journey from the symbiote's perspective through Eddie's old haunts in San Francisco. It might not like what it finds...
Rated T+

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10

Amazing Spider-Man #12

By: Nick Spencer, Ryan Ottley
Released: Dec 19, 2018

• Turns out Spider-Man isn't the only one getting attacked, as JJJ himself is in deep trouble. BUT WHO IS ATTACKING HIM?
•  And what more will we learn about the mysterious bandaged figure circling Spider-Man?!
Rated T

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10

Amazing Spider-Man #11

By: Nick Spencer, Ryan Ottley
Released: Dec 12, 2018

• J. JONAH JAMESON has a new job as a shock jock, but is the world ready for a pro-Spider-Man JJJ?
•  More importantly, is Spider-Man ready? His post-secret-identity relationship with Jonah was already complicated, but this very public embrace may put him over the edge!
•  Spidey's definitely not read...

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10

The Batman Who Laughs #1

By: Scott Snyder, Jock
Released: Dec 12, 2018

Left rattled by the events of DARK NIGHTS: METAL, Bruce Wayne must come face to face with the nightmares spawned from the Dark Multiverse. But even though evil devoured evil in the collapse of Challengers Mountain, the Dark Knight still has his doubts. He discovers that the Batman Who Laughs not only survived the fight with The Joker at the end of ...

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Batmanchuria rated Venom #7 Oct 12, 2018
9.0

Venom #7

By: Donny Cates, Iban Coello
Released: Oct 10, 2018

"THE ABYSS" STARTS HERE!
•  Just when you thought the blockbuster story of the summer couldn't get any more intense, Donny Cates and special guest artist and Venom veteran IBAN COELLO (VENOMVERSE, VENOMIZED) turn the story on its head AGAIN!
•  But face front, True Believers, because it won't be dragons and god...

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Batmanchuria rated Moon Knight #199 Oct 1, 2018
8.5

Moon Knight #199

By: Max Bemis, Paul Davidson
Released: Sep 26, 2018

OLD GODS IN BROOKLYN!
•  At the end of his rope, Marc takes a much-needed excursion...with his oldest enemy!
•  Brooklyn is awful nice this time of year. The nightmare-scape of Ra's domain...not so much.
•  Here be monsters.
Rated T+

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Batmanchuria rated Amazing Spider-Man #6 Sep 30, 2018
9.0

Amazing Spider-Man #6

By: Nick Spencer, Humberto Ramos
Released: Sep 26, 2018

• Wondering when Boomerang's status as Spider-Man's roommate would blow up?
•  Yeah, it's this issue. Uh-oh.
Rated T

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Batmanchuria added Amazing Spider-Man (2018) to their pull list Sep 30, 2018

Amazing Spider-Man (2018)

An alien invasion hits New York City and the only one who can stop it is...Spider-Man?! But that's far from all you'll find here -  a revelation from the past puts Peter Parker's job, relationships, and whole life in jeopardy! And if even that's not enough, you'll see a new roommate, new love interests - and a new villain! Spider-Man goes back to...

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Batmanchuria rated Doomsday Clock #7 Sep 26, 2018
10

Doomsday Clock #7

By: Geoff Johns, Gary Frank
Released: Sep 26, 2018

The critically acclaimed team of writer Geoff Johns and artist Gary Frank continue the groundbreaking miniseries bringing the world of WATCHMEN to DC. In this chapter, the truth behind Dr. Manhattan's curiosity with the DC Universe is revealed as the planet teeters on the edge of the Super-War.

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Batmanchuria rated Venom #6 Sep 19, 2018
10

Venom #6

By: Donny Cates, Ryan Stegman
Released: Sep 19, 2018

• After a brief connection to the GOD-HOST, EDDIE and the VENOM symbiote have emerged with brand new powers!
•  A good thing too, as they'll need every upgrade they can get as they head down a collision course with the primordial symbiote GRENDEL!
Rated T+

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Batmanchuria rated Batman: Damned #1 Sep 19, 2018
9.0

Batman: Damned #1

By: Brian Azzarello, Lee Bermejo
Released: Sep 19, 2018

DC BLACK LABEL, the highly anticipated new imprint from DC Comics, starts here!
The Joker is dead.
There is no doubt about that. But whether Batman finally snapped his scrawny neck or some other sinister force in Gotham City did the deed is still a mystery.
Problem is, Batman can't remember... and the more he digs into this labyrinthin...

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Batmanchuria rated Amazing Spider-Man #5 Sep 14, 2018
10

Amazing Spider-Man #5

By: Nick Spencer, Ryan Ottley
Released: Sep 12, 2018

• Things look bad for Peter Parker...
•  ...but GREAT for Spider-Man!
•  The first arc of the epic new run on ASM comes to a climactic finish!
Rated T

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Batmanchuria rated Moon Knight #198 Sep 5, 2018
9.0

Moon Knight #198

By: Max Bemis, Jacen Burrows
Released: Aug 29, 2018

ONSLAUGHT OF THE SADISTS!
•  Moon Knight runs the Trials of a society of sadists!
•  The mad master of the society has set traps specifically designed for Spector!
•  What pieces of himself might Marc need to sacrifice to survive?
Rated T+

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Batmanchuria rated The New World #2 Sep 1, 2018
9.5

The New World #2

By: Ales Kot, Tradd Moore
Released: Aug 29, 2018

On the run, but not the way you might think. Unless... you guessed.

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Batmanchuria rated Venom #5 Aug 22, 2018
10

Venom #5

By: Donny Cates, Ryan Stegman
Released: Aug 22, 2018

• An ancient Klyntar has awakened on Earth, and with it, something has stirred in Eddie Brock's symbiote.
•  And while Venom would never do anything to hurt Eddie or an innocent person, the ancient symbiote has no such qualms...
Rated T+

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Batmanchuria rated Amazing Spider-Man #4 Aug 22, 2018
10

Amazing Spider-Man #4

By: Nick Spencer, Ryan Ottley
Released: Aug 22, 2018

PETER PARKER VS. SPIDER-MAN?!
PETER PARKER & SPIDER-MAN IN THE SAME PLACE AT THE SAME TIME?!
•  Things are crazy for Spider-Man. His personal life in turmoil, the giant TRI-SENTINEL returning to attack NYC...
•  ...and someone is out there impersonating Peter Parker!
•  Is it the Chamele...

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Batmanchuria rated Amazing Spider-Man #3 Aug 10, 2018
10

Amazing Spider-Man #3

By: Nick Spencer, Ryan Ottley
Released: Aug 8, 2018

PETER PARKER VS. SPIDER-MAN?!
PETER PARKER & SPIDER-MAN IN THE SAME PLACE AT THE SAME TIME?!
•  Things are crazy for Spider-Man. His personal life in turmoil, the giant TRI-SENTINEL returning to attack NYC...
•  ...and someone is out there impersonating Peter Parker!
•  Is it the Chamele...

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