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Justin Ray rated Batman #106 Mar 5, 2021
9.0

Batman #106

By: James Tynion IV, Jorge Jimenez
Released: Mar 3, 2021

Following the tragic events of Infinite Frontier #1, Batman and his new ally, Ghost-Maker, must reckon with a new gang operating in Gotham City-but are they connected to the reemergence of the Scarecrow? Meanwhile, shadowy billionaire Simon Saint pitches an advanced law-enforcement system to the new mayor! The creative team behind the epic “The J...

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Justin Ray rated Infinite Frontier #0 Mar 5, 2021
9.0

Infinite Frontier #0

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Stephen Byrne
Released: Mar 3, 2021

The next phase of the DC Universe begins here! Dark Knights: Death Metal presented the darkest threats of the Multiverse. DC Future State revealed what may lie ahead. Now it’s time to look into the Infinite Frontier of the current-day DC Universe.
In Gotham City, The Joker jolts citizens awake with an attack even the Dark Knight never exp...

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Justin Ray rated Aquaman #19 Mar 4, 2021
8.0

Aquaman #19

By: Geoff Johns, Paul Pelletier
Released: May 1, 2013

The Ice King takes the throne as the true king of Atlantisbut who will be the first to kneel before him?

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8.0

Hellblazer: Rise and Fall #2

By: Tom Taylor, Darick Robertson
Released: Nov 4, 2020

John Constantine has been in trouble before, but running afoul of the Devil himself is crossing a line even for the self-styled Hellblazer. But that’s exactly who darkens Constantine’s door with news that John’s investigation into the gruesome “angel murders” of London’s billionaire class and Satan’s own vendetta against a treacherous...

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9.0

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Last Ronin #2

By: Kevin Eastman, Esau Escorza
Released: Feb 17, 2021

Secrets are revealed as we begin to discover what happened in the past to lead to this nightmarish future.  The Ronin meets an unexpected new ally but the Foot Clan begins an exhaustive sweep of the Bottom to find the vengeful mutant. And what role does Baxter Stockman play?

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8.5

Amazing Spider-Man #60

By: Nick Spencer, Mark Bagley
Released: Feb 24, 2021

• Peter and Mary Jane have been through so much...
•  Spider-Man has been a constant strain on them from day one...
•  With the events of the past few months, is there anything left?

Rated T+

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7.0

Wolverine: Black, White & Blood #3

By: Donny Cates, Jorge Fornes
Released: Feb 10, 2021

THE BEST THERE IS BY THE BEST THERE ARE!
The groundbreaking series continues! Thrill to the Marvel Comics debut of Oscar winner JOHN RIDLEY 12 Years a Slave, The American Way) as he and JORGE FORNÉS bring LOGAN to Japan, where he will question his honor as he clashes blades with the SILVER SAMURAI!
Then, it's back to his X-FORCE days ...

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Justin Ray rated Thor #12 Feb 23, 2021
9.0

Thor #12

By: Donny Cates, Nic Klein
Released: Feb 17, 2021

DOCTORS FOSTER & BLAKE, READY YOUR SCALPELS!
Once upon a time, Jane Foster and Donald Blake were more than friends. With Blake at her side, Jane could've shared the very throne of Asgard. Now...they are about to become the bitterest of enemies. And if Valkyrie falls, she'll have lost more than a crown. All of the Ten Realms are at stake - not t...

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8.5

Immortal Hulk: Flatline #1

By: Declan Shalvey
Released: Feb 17, 2021

ONE CREATOR. ONE HULK. ONE SUPERSTAR STORY!
Declan Shalvey writes and draws an IMMORTAL HULK tale that gets to the heart of gamma! Every morning, Bruce Banner wakes up in a new place. The Hulk is trying to tell him something - but Bruce has had enough of his green-veined alters. When a new gamma-powered villain shows up in a small New Mexico to...

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9.0

Second Coming: Only Begotten Son #2

By: Mark Russell, Richard Pace
Released: Feb 17, 2021

Chaos, weirdness, and corndogs reign when Jesus innocently stumbles into Bible Safari, a profit-squeezing amusement park that trades in his image. Meanwhile, Sunstar gets some disturbing news about his earthly foster-grandmother. Later, Jesus stands to recruit a new disciple - if he can inspire said disciple to keep on living! Also featuring illust...

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Justin Ray rated King In Black #4 Feb 18, 2021
8.0

King In Black #4

By: Donny Cates, Ryan Stegman
Released: Feb 17, 2021

WHAT'S A GOD TO A KING?

Rated T+

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Justin Ray rated Aquaman #18 Feb 18, 2021
8.0

Aquaman #18

By: Geoff Johns, Paul Pelletier
Released: Mar 27, 2013

The critically-acclaimed adventures of Aquaman continue with DEATH OF A KING. Unfolding out of the events of THRONE OF ATLANTIS comes a mystery that sends Aquaman to the ends of the Earth to solve an ancient murderone that will reveal a horrific truth about Arthur Curry and threaten those closest to him today. Plus, Mera has a quest of her own invo...

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Justin Ray rated Man-Bat #1 Feb 15, 2021
8.0

Man-Bat #1

By: Dave Wielgosz, Sumit Kumar
Released: Feb 3, 2021

For years Kirk Langstrom has struggled with his monstrous alter ego, Man-Bat, and the serum that transformed him. But he’s finally hit rock bottom following a devastating setback, and he’s going to take his anger out on every single citizen of Gotham City. Will the combined might of Batman and the GCPD be enough to stop Langstrom once and for a...

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Justin Ray rated Detective Comics #1031 Feb 15, 2021
7.5

Detective Comics #1031

By: Peter J. Tomasi, Bilquis Evely
Released: Nov 25, 2020

Damian Wayne has made his move against a familiar threat from Bruce Wayne’s past-so why has the former Boy Wonder targeted none other than Tommy Elliot-a.k.a. Hush? It may have something to do with the Black Casebook that Bruce liberated from The Joker’s territory in the monumental Detective Comics #1027...but how far will Damian go to avenge t...

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Justin Ray rated Detective Comics #1030 Feb 15, 2021
7.5

Detective Comics #1030

By: Peter J. Tomasi, Bilquis Evely
Released: Nov 11, 2020

A new foe called the Mirror has joined the Dark Knight’s rogues gallery-but is there more to this villain than meets the eye? Or is he simply a reflection of the world around him? As the Bat-Family find themselves on the run from the Mirror’s army, Damian Wayne lurks in the shadows, plotting his next move in a cat-and-mouse game between father ...

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8.0

Star Wars: Darth Vader #7

By: Greg Pak, Raffaele Ienco
Released: Nov 11, 2020

PAIN LEADS TO ANGER AND ANGER LEADS TO AN ELEMENT FROM EPISODE IXX!
o As DARTH VADER battered and broken by the EMPEROR as punishment for his rebellion, drags himself across the blasted surface of MUSTAFAR with vengeance on his mind!  
o But can he survive the onslaught of a certain mysterious SITH ASSASSIN?  
o And how will his wor...

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7.0

Future State: Dark Detective #3

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Carmine Di Giandomenico
Released: Feb 10, 2021

In this issue, Bruce Wayne meets the next Batman! As the dark detective makes his move to put an end to the villainous Magistrate once and for all, the man who once wore the cowl encounters the next Batman-and these two have some questions for each other! Fists will fly as this explosive meeting erupts in the skies over Gotham...but with the clock...

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Justin Ray rated Amazing Spider-Man #59 Feb 13, 2021
8.5

Amazing Spider-Man #59

By: Nick Spencer, Marcelo Ferriera
Released: Feb 10, 2021

• Mr. Negative is back and wants only one thing - Martin Li. But how is that possible?
•  Spider-Man is still reeling from the Kindred affair and Peter will not stand for anything else to be taken away from him.

Rated T+

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Justin Ray rated Daredevil #27 Feb 13, 2021
9.0

Daredevil #27

By: Chip Zdarsky, Marco Checchetto
Released: Feb 10, 2021

ENSNARED IN THE WEB!
•  As New York begins to crack under the weight of Knull's symbiotic assault, Matt Murdock has a crisis of faith in the most electrifying issue of Chip Zdarksy and Marco Checchetto's groundbreaking DAREDEVIL run yet.
•  BUT THIS TIME, they're joined by none other than MIKE HAWTHORNE, spear...

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10

Star Wars: Darth Vader #6

By: Greg Pak, Raffaele Ienco
Released: Oct 14, 2020

THE PUNISHMENT!
•  DARTH VADER failed to turn his son, Luke Skywalker, to the dark side of the Force.
•  No...Luke was too weak to join his father in overthrowing EMPEROR PALPATINE.
•  Vader sought revenge against those who hid Luke from him for all of these years...
and in doing so nearly betrayed his master.
•...

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Justin Ray rated Venom #33 Feb 8, 2021
9.5

Venom #33

By: Donny Cates, Iban Coello
Released: Feb 3, 2021

As the King in Black spreads his suffocating darkness across the Marvel Universe, Eddie Brock looks for a light, any light, that can pierce it - and comes up empty-handed...

Rated T+

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9.5

Future State: Superman vs. Imperious Lex #1

By: Mark Russell, Steve Pugh
Released: Jan 27, 2021

Welcome to Lexor, home of the greatest businessman in the Multiverse: Lex Luthor! After years of prosperity, Lex’s utopia is at last ready to join the ranks of the United Planets and promote peace among worlds. However, Lex has never done anything unless he had something to gain from it. What could he be up to this time? Sounds like a job for Sup...

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10

The Other History of the DC Universe #2

By: John Ridley, Giuseppe Camuncoli
Released: Jan 27, 2021

Before the New Teen Titans, there were the original Teen Titans. In the tumultuous 1970s, in an America that was very different than today but in many ways all too familiar, the trials and tribulations of these young heroes were witnessed by two of DC’s first Black superheroes: Karen Beecher-Duncan, better known as Bumblebee, and Mal Duncan-even ...

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7.0

Future State: Batman/Superman #1

By: Gene Luen Yang, Ben Oliver
Released: Jan 27, 2021

Back in the early days of the Magistrate’s occupation of Gotham City, Bruce Wayne found himself pushed to the edge like never before. So calling the Man of Steel in for backup makes sense, right? Wrong. Gotham’s sinister overlords have already sprung the ultimate trap on the Last Son of Krypton...and with Kryptonian power at your command, no on...

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Justin Ray rated Detective Comics #1028 Jan 31, 2021
6.5

Detective Comics #1028

By: Peter J. Tomasi, Nicola Scott
Released: Oct 14, 2020

Spinning out of the events of “The Joker War” and Detective Comics #1027 comes a tale of the beginning of the end for Gotham City’s status quo. With tensions flaring and a new mayoral candidate making his anti-hero agenda known to the city, Batman and his allies are stretched thin to keep the peace. But just as things couldn’t look any wors...

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8.5

Future State: Dark Detective #2

By: Mariko Tamaki, Giannis Milonogiannis
Released: Jan 27, 2021

Bruce Wayne is supposed to be dead...but this Dark Detective is on the run and shining a light on the mystery of his own “murder”: How did the killers know Bruce Wayne was Batman? As the forces of the Magistrate zero in on Bruce’s location, it’s a race against time to unlock the secrets of their surveillance tech and take the fight to the v...

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Justin Ray rated Amazing Spider-Man #58 Jan 30, 2021
8.0

Amazing Spider-Man #58

By: Nick Spencer, Mark Bagley
Released: Jan 27, 2021

• One era of Nick Spencer's run comes to a shocking end this issue...
•  But the seeds that he's planted along the way for the next start to bloom.
•  Don't miss this pivotal issue!

Rated T+

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Justin Ray rated Daredevil #26 Jan 28, 2021
7.5

Daredevil #26

By: Chip Zdarsky, Marco Checchetto
Released: Jan 27, 2021

A DEVIL CONSUMED!
Matt faces a darkness unlike any before. Meanwhile, ELEKTRA may be in over her head for the first time in her life.
DAREDEVIL must find the strength to continue the fight as all hell breaks loose.

Rated T+

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6.5

Future State: The Next Batman #2

By: Vita Ayala, Aneke
Released: Jan 20, 2021

In this second Future State: Batman chapter, wearing a mask in Gotham City is now a crime-and when it’s compounded with murder, it can be a shoot-on-sight offense! Batman is on the trail of a murderous couple but quickly finds that all is not as it seems...and finds himself in the firing line of the Magistrate and their Peacekeepers! The gritty, ...

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Justin Ray rated King In Black #3 Jan 22, 2021
9.0

King In Black #3

By: Donny Cates, Ryan Stegman
Released: Jan 20, 2021

After last issue's shocking finale, the heroes of the Marvel Universe are reeling. Outgunned and outmanned, but never outdone, they unite and face KNULL, God of the Abyss, as he ensnares the planet in the darkness of his reign! Superstars DONNY CATES and RYAN STEGMAN continue to raise the game - and the stakes for the Marvel Universe in this Earth-...

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