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Linkush reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #17 Mar 13, 2019
8.0

Decent set up for the arc. Definitely interested to see where this is going.

Amazing Spider-Man #17

By: Nick Spencer, Humberto Ramos
Released: Mar 13, 2019

"HUNTED" PART 1
We've been teasing a huge Kraven story since ASM #1 - and "HUNTED" is here to deliver it! Sergei Kravinoff and his minions have been kidnapping animal-themed characters for months, but they need one more to complete the collection - the Spider. But what does Kraven even want with all of them?! Find out in "HUNTED"!
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9.0

Ever since The Grim Knight has been introduced I wanted something like this issue. I think the whole concept of Bruce Wayne shooting Joe Chill right there in the alley is really interesting and I'm happy to say that this issue delivered. It ties in nicely to the main book while giving us more info about who The Grim Knight really is and what caused him to help The Batman Who Laughs. Combine all of more

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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SONOFBATMANN reviewed Detective Comics #999 Feb 28, 2019
8.5

"There is not one among us in whom a devil does not dwell; at some time, on some point, that devil masters each of us...It is not having been in the dark house, but having left it, that counts."

A satisfying end to a greatly needed return to form for the Detective Comics line. Although the "it was all a simulation" trope is heavily overused, Tomasi is able to make it satisfying and rewa 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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ohhaimark reviewed Detective Comics #999 Mar 2, 2019
8.5

THE GOOD:

-I thought Tomasi really stepped up his writing this issue. It felt meaningful and also talented. I liked the dialogue with Batman and himself, I guess?

-Speaking of, that fight was awesome and trippy. I especially liked the scene with the Year One outfits.

-That graveyard scene was great.

-I'm not super pissed about the twist. It's the predi 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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myconius - Mar 7, 2019

why are they are trying to force Cyborg into the story. it stood out like a sore thumb. the Demon stuff felt unecessary as well.

ohhaimark - Mar 7, 2019

Agreed.

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bucswin611 reviewed Detective Comics #999 Mar 6, 2019
8.0

Good but it could have been great, right? I enjoyed Tomasi's dialogue and Mahnke went all-out, as some of the pages had more than even a 9-panel grid, each with the level of detail you'd expect from such a formidable penciller. Yet overall, the full arc and conclusion would read better as a summary of bullet points than in execution.

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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bucswin611 reviewed Batman #66 Mar 6, 2019
7.5

Fornes will be a star but this had some inconsistent pages. King is truly on the "it's the journey not the destination" writing at this point, and it's not bad. It's just not that terribly compelling, though it is executed quite well.

Batman #66

By: Tom King, Jorge Fornes
Released: Mar 6, 2019

The "Knightmares" storyline continues! Something-or someone-is forcing Batman to live through some of his darkest fears, amplifying the Dark Knight's anxieties and reimagining some of his worst traumas. Now that Batman has become aware of the nature of these delusions, he must find a way to break through and find out the source of this disruption. ...

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10

How good this book is makes the delays more painful

Doomsday Clock #9

By: Geoff Johns, Gary Frank
Released: Mar 6, 2019

The critically acclaimed series by master storytellers Geoff Johns and Gary Frank reaches its most shocking chapter yet when the DC Universe collides with its greatest threat: Dr. Manhattan. But nothing is hidden from Manhattan, and the secrets of the past, present and future will rock the very foundation of the DC Universe.

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bucswin611 reviewed Doomsday Clock #9 Mar 6, 2019
9.5

Wow - this is why I read comics. Since DC's Rebirth, everything has been building to this issue, and the visuals (sure to create MANY lock screens on reader phones) are all-timers. If only it were truly monthly, but the trade of Doomsday Clock will be a must-read for anyone who has ever picked up a floppy.

Doomsday Clock #9

By: Geoff Johns, Gary Frank
Released: Mar 6, 2019

The critically acclaimed series by master storytellers Geoff Johns and Gary Frank reaches its most shocking chapter yet when the DC Universe collides with its greatest threat: Dr. Manhattan. But nothing is hidden from Manhattan, and the secrets of the past, present and future will rock the very foundation of the DC Universe.

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Comix4fever reviewed Doomsday Clock #9 Mar 6, 2019
10

It’s... incredible.

Doomsday Clock #9

By: Geoff Johns, Gary Frank
Released: Mar 6, 2019

The critically acclaimed series by master storytellers Geoff Johns and Gary Frank reaches its most shocking chapter yet when the DC Universe collides with its greatest threat: Dr. Manhattan. But nothing is hidden from Manhattan, and the secrets of the past, present and future will rock the very foundation of the DC Universe.

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Antonio reviewed Batman #66 Mar 6, 2019
7.5

I like Tom King's Batman run but I think all of this "Bat-Cat" stuff is taking up too much space and sometimes (like this issue) it's there just to tell us something that we all ready know. At the end Selina maybe lies but what is the meaning of this, just King knows that because after all we don't forget that this Selina is just a projection of Bruce's mind. The artwork is very cool and it worth more

Batman #66

By: Tom King, Jorge Fornes
Released: Mar 6, 2019

The "Knightmares" storyline continues! Something-or someone-is forcing Batman to live through some of his darkest fears, amplifying the Dark Knight's anxieties and reimagining some of his worst traumas. Now that Batman has become aware of the nature of these delusions, he must find a way to break through and find out the source of this disruption. ...

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Linkush reviewed Doomsday Clock #9 Mar 6, 2019
10

Every month I'm amazed by how good this series is.
Literally, the only "bad" thing I can say about this series is that it takes a lot of time for each issue to come out. But damn it's worth the wait every single time.

Doomsday Clock #9

By: Geoff Johns, Gary Frank
Released: Mar 6, 2019

The critically acclaimed series by master storytellers Geoff Johns and Gary Frank reaches its most shocking chapter yet when the DC Universe collides with its greatest threat: Dr. Manhattan. But nothing is hidden from Manhattan, and the secrets of the past, present and future will rock the very foundation of the DC Universe.

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Nihilist reviewed Doomsday Clock #9 Mar 6, 2019
9.5

This issue is as perfect as one could possible be, I guess. The climax has begun, and I think I understand why it works so wondefully - because it has proper setup. That's what I missed in No Justice, Heroes in Crisis or even Dark Nights Metal - they started with a bang, and we, the readers, immediately were put in the center of the action. Here, Johns took his sweet time to set the story up - slo more

Doomsday Clock #9

By: Geoff Johns, Gary Frank
Released: Mar 6, 2019

The critically acclaimed series by master storytellers Geoff Johns and Gary Frank reaches its most shocking chapter yet when the DC Universe collides with its greatest threat: Dr. Manhattan. But nothing is hidden from Manhattan, and the secrets of the past, present and future will rock the very foundation of the DC Universe.

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YourGreenMuse reviewed Batman #66 Mar 6, 2019
7.0

Huh, I didn't hate this issue. Weird. I see the problems. The repetition. The fact that we have yet another issue about Batman and Catwoman's past. The fact that we've known that Bruce can have something outside of Batman. This is his big moment where he finally puts together that maybe something influenced his wedding. But Bruce could take this two ways. He could take it the way that a normal per more

Batman #66

By: Tom King, Jorge Fornes
Released: Mar 6, 2019

The "Knightmares" storyline continues! Something-or someone-is forcing Batman to live through some of his darkest fears, amplifying the Dark Knight's anxieties and reimagining some of his worst traumas. Now that Batman has become aware of the nature of these delusions, he must find a way to break through and find out the source of this disruption. ...

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Talon1load - Mar 8, 2019

Well we all make mistakes. Lol

Darkseid24 - Mar 8, 2019

Lol

Linkush reviewed Batman #66 Mar 6, 2019
7.5

Well... there's not much to say because the story didn't go anywhere. Everything this issue explored, King already explored before so it made me feel like nothing happened and it's getting repetitive, so yeah.

However, I did enjoy reading most of it, especially how Question was utilized and the art grew on me while reading it, I like the noir style, pretty great. I still like where thi more

Batman #66

By: Tom King, Jorge Fornes
Released: Mar 6, 2019

The "Knightmares" storyline continues! Something-or someone-is forcing Batman to live through some of his darkest fears, amplifying the Dark Knight's anxieties and reimagining some of his worst traumas. Now that Batman has become aware of the nature of these delusions, he must find a way to break through and find out the source of this disruption. ...

Linkush rated Amazing Spider-Man #16 Feb 27, 2019
8.0

Amazing Spider-Man #16

By: Nick Spencer, Ryan Ottley
Released: Feb 27, 2019

THE ROAD TO "HUNTED" STARTS HERE!
•  The biggest AMAZING SPIDER-MAN story of the year starts next month, so don't miss this prologue!
•   The Kraven thread gets woven into Spider-Man's life in a terrifying way that puts Spidey on the road to ruin!
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ohhaimark reviewed Venom #11 Feb 22, 2019
10

THE GOOD:

-Good god. What a fricking phenomenal issue. I'm not going to go through everything I liked, that would take too long. (I'm kinda short on time/busy, so expect shorter reviews this week), but just know I really thought so much of this issue.

-First off the art. Ryan Stegman is a genius. That's all I have to say.

-I would also like to say that Donny Cate more

Venom #11

By: Donny Cates, Ryan Stegman
Released: Feb 20, 2019

• The sinister symbiote skulks the streets of San Francisco!
•  With the symbiote silenced and Eddie finding parts of his memory missing, will he be able to find the answers he's looking for in the Golden City?
•  Or will the return to his old stomping grounds reveal secrets better left buried?
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YourGreenMuse - Feb 27, 2019

This ^. It's mostly Symbrock shippers. But canonically, I'd say the toxic codependency, like a drug, is the more in character version of their relationship. As it should be. Costa gave them hope, Cates took it away.

DDJamesB - Feb 27, 2019

Interesting. I read this and thought it was pretty good.

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Nihilist reviewed Detective Comics #999 Feb 27, 2019
7.0

This issue will be polarizing. On the one hand it's a decent and somewhat heartwarming ending to Tomasi's first Detective Comics arc, on the other, however, it suffers from the same problem long lasting TV series (or nowawayd cinematic universes as well) do - lack of stakes, tension and actual lasting consequences.

Leslie's death few issues earlier was shocking, but at the same time som 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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Nihilist - Feb 27, 2019

Oh, I don't complain she's alive - I like her, and the more characters there are for Bats to interact with, the better. I complain it was a rather cliche and tired twist.

Darkseid24 - Feb 27, 2019

I see.

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Darkseid24 reviewed Detective Comics #999 Feb 27, 2019
8.5

Great ending to a great story arc. This time the ending really was a surprise& this story shows us how crazy Batman can be. I like that. Feels a lot like a Pre52 Batman story.

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Im also happy Leslie is alive. So I especially liked the ending.

SPOILER ENDING

Tomasi did a great job here.

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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Comix4fever reviewed The Terrifics #13 Feb 27, 2019
9.0

This series is ALWAYS fun!!!

The Terrifics #13

By: Jeff Lemire, Joe Bennett
Released: Feb 27, 2019

The Terrifics are back! And they're ready to enter the final battle with the Dreadfuls, Doc Dread's revenge squad that has systematically wiped out dozens of Mr. Terrifics from across the Multiverse. As the many Mr. and Mrs. Terrifics fight for their lives, the cavalry is on its way-but will Phantom Girl, Plastic Man and the repowered Metamorpho re...

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myconius reviewed Detective Comics #999 Feb 27, 2019
8.5

after last issue i really didn’t know what to expect,
but this was an absolute pleasant surprise.

this arc by Tomasi kept feeling reminiscent of Len Wein's story ‘The Untold Legend of the Batman’,
and even more-so in this conclusion issue.

the beginning of this issue was only ok, but as it went on it got really really good.
the moment after the conflict e 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

Hell yeah! I also really loved the message of this arc. It fits Batman and it was sweet

myconius - Feb 27, 2019

most definitely! :) ...i really enjoy when writers take this approach with Batman. it's dark but doesn't dwell in despair. ...it's inspiring and uplifting!

Linkush reviewed Heroes In Crisis #6 Feb 27, 2019
5.5

"I'M... BOOOOOORED!"
ye, I agree.

When I heard King and Gerads are going to collaborate again I was excited, I like the combination of those two but sadly this time around only Gerads delivered.

Literally, almost nothing happened in this issue except in the end when we got some clue to who the killer is but anything else leading up to this point was just a whole lot of n more

Heroes In Crisis #6

By: Tom King, Mitch Gerads
Released: Feb 27, 2019

Get a deeper look into the inner workings of Sanctuary. When heroes visited the facility, they relived their trauma through virtual reality, contending with the events that brought them there in the hope of reaching a meaningful resolution. That is, until the trauma took over and escalated these personal events into a full-blown crisis! Find out wh...

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Superheroes for Hire - Mar 15, 2019

I am actually less appreciative of Mitch Gerads art now because of the books he's illustrated for Tom King. He's a great artist, but King's tired writing makes me tired of Gerads' art.

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!

Linkush rated Venom #11 Feb 20, 2019
9.0

Venom #11

By: Donny Cates, Ryan Stegman
Released: Feb 20, 2019

• The sinister symbiote skulks the streets of San Francisco!
•  With the symbiote silenced and Eddie finding parts of his memory missing, will he be able to find the answers he's looking for in the Golden City?
•  Or will the return to his old stomping grounds reveal secrets better left buried?
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Br'er Lapin reviewed Mister Miracle Collected Feb 12, 2019
10

Seminal work. A complete deconstruction of the Mister Miracle that is great for people who have read every Mister Miracle volume and easily approachable for anyone else. Completely stands on it's own and if you like stories that dive a bit deeper into the human psyche, this story is for you.

Mister Miracle Collected

By: Tom King, Mitch Gerads

The critically acclaimed 12-issue mini-series is collected. Scott Free is the greatest escape artist who ever lived. So great that he escaped Granny Goodness' gruesome orphanage and the dangers of Apokolips to travel across galaxies and set up a new life on Earth with his wife, the former Female Fury known as Big Barda. Using the stage alter ego of...

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Linkush reviewed Mister Miracle Collected Feb 17, 2019
10

A modern classic.

What can I say, this is my favorite series from 2018 and probably one of my favorites of all time. Everything in this series is fantastic, the writing, the art, the goddamn art. It's fantastic! Honestly, this series has it all and skipping it would be a shame no doubt. I can't really say a lot about it without going into spoilers so just go and get it, it's a masterpie more

Mister Miracle Collected

By: Tom King, Mitch Gerads

The critically acclaimed 12-issue mini-series is collected. Scott Free is the greatest escape artist who ever lived. So great that he escaped Granny Goodness' gruesome orphanage and the dangers of Apokolips to travel across galaxies and set up a new life on Earth with his wife, the former Female Fury known as Big Barda. Using the stage alter ego of...

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bucswin611 reviewed The Batman Who Laughs #3 Feb 13, 2019
8.5

A more straightforward entry to the mini-series, Snyder continues his detailed and grounded prose, and new character interactions (Gordon, Jr. is added; Penguin) keep this arc fresh. Though he created BMWL, Snyder has given him such a distinctive voice that's honestly a joy to read, because the writer is at the top of his game in his monologues. But colorist David Baron (see Detective Comics #998) more

The Batman Who Laughs #3

By: Scott Snyder, Jock
Released: Feb 13, 2019

All the pieces are starting to fit together as the Batman Who Laughs acquires another key element in his plan-one that is linked to the founding fathers of Gotham City and to a legacy started by the Wayne family and protected by none other than Oswald Cobblepot. While the Penguin goes head-to-head with the darkest version of his mortal enemy, Batma...

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Darkseid24 reviewed The Batman Who Laughs #3 Feb 13, 2019
8.5

Batman (the real one) is acting quite crazy and also pretty mean ( towards James Jr.) in this issue, but it’s still a great one. Can’t complain about much here. I especially liked Gordon’s interactions with his son. I already felt sorry for him in Batgirl, so I hope DC gives him a chance to redeem himself ( even so he probably will be a psycho mass murderer again). Have to say the Batman who more

The Batman Who Laughs #3

By: Scott Snyder, Jock
Released: Feb 13, 2019

All the pieces are starting to fit together as the Batman Who Laughs acquires another key element in his plan-one that is linked to the founding fathers of Gotham City and to a legacy started by the Wayne family and protected by none other than Oswald Cobblepot. While the Penguin goes head-to-head with the darkest version of his mortal enemy, Batma...

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myconius reviewed Detective Comics #998 Feb 13, 2019
5.0

this series continues to be very enjoyable.
but i do have a few gripes with this issue.
if we are talking about people that helped make Batman, WHERE is Lucius Fox???!

i renjoy Tomasi’s version of Batman. he gives a great voice for Batman and continues to make him a bad-ass.
Mahnke’s art continues to shine.
his Batman, Hellbat and Etrigan all looked great. >even though the fights ended quickly and the plot is moving a bit fast, the action was still fun.

i really felt Silias Stone was out of place here.
the story SHOULD HAVE used Lucius Fox!
Lucius has a long standing history of developing Batman's tech.
choosing to go with Silias stone made absolutely no sense.
it felt very forced and took me out of the story.

i was also confused at the ending.

is that supposed to be...
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...some kind of manifestation of young Bruce Wayne?
it was really weird. and doesn't have me all that excited.
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Detective Comics #998

By: Peter J. Tomasi, Doug Mahnke
Released: Feb 13, 2019

Batman's tried everything on Earth to stop the menace hunting his friends and family...now it's time to turn to things not of this Earth! In the past, whenever Batman's encountered the supernatural, he's turned to Jason Blood for guidance-and to Etrigan, the demonic entity living inside him! But securing their help is never simple, and what Blood h...

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myconius - Feb 13, 2019

thanks! :)

Spider-Man Prime - Mar 16, 2019

I think it's the kid from the Batman title that is delusional and believes he really is Bruce Wayne. As the issues of both titles come out I've been rereading the previous ones so it's been making more sense as I've been reading them multiple times. Very good reads tho

Linkush rated Amazing Spider-Man #15 Feb 13, 2019
8.5

Amazing Spider-Man #15

By: Nick Spencer, Chris Bachalo
Released: Feb 13, 2019

• Aunt May is in danger and only Spider-Man can help her...
•  ...You think you know where a story like this is going, but you DON'T.
•  Because Taskmaster and Black Ant are on the scene, and they don't have a problem with collateral damage.
Rated T

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Bleemak reviewed The Batman Who Laughs #3 Feb 13, 2019
9.0

Gordon Jr. is amazing in this. And so is almost everything else. The art is a bit rushed in some places but otherwise acceptable.

But why I like this mini-series so much is because of the ultimate villain that BWL is for Bruce. No matter what he thinks or plans, Batman Who Laughs has already think that. And Snyder doesn't undercut Bruce in anyway to make BWL look more awesome.

The Batman Who Laughs #3

By: Scott Snyder, Jock
Released: Feb 13, 2019

All the pieces are starting to fit together as the Batman Who Laughs acquires another key element in his plan-one that is linked to the founding fathers of Gotham City and to a legacy started by the Wayne family and protected by none other than Oswald Cobblepot. While the Penguin goes head-to-head with the darkest version of his mortal enemy, Batma...

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Darkseid24 - Feb 13, 2019

The Grim Knight will have his own one shot soon. Guess his origin is explained there.

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