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Justin Ray rated Superman #27 Oct 21, 2021
8.0

Superman #27

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Ivan Reis
Released: Nov 11, 2020

A cosmic-level threat has come to Metropolis! Synmar has traveled across the galaxy to unleash hell on Superman-and our hero must learn that this creature is so alien that he will have to reinvent how he’s going to fight! To that end, Superman goes to the source to learn where this new nemesis came from, only to find himself in a corner of the ga...

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Justin Ray rated Suicide Squad #10 Oct 21, 2021
8.0

Suicide Squad #10

By: Tom Taylor, Bruno Redondo
Released: Oct 28, 2020

The world knows Ted Kord as Blue Beetle, superhero. But the members of Task Force X know him as something else entirely-the violent and vindictive puppet master who rigged them to blow. With Deadshot murdered and Kord finally at their mercy, will the Suicide Squad get their revenge once and for all?

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Justin Ray rated Batman #115 Oct 21, 2021
7.5

Batman #115

By: James Tynion IV, Jorge Jimenez
Released: Oct 20, 2021

Batman and Miracle Molly are all that stands between Gotham City and absolute insanity! But an unhinged Simon Saint brings all the resources of the Magistrate to bear on the Dark Knight...is victory at hand for the Scarecrow?
Back-Up: Batgirls Cassandra Cain and Stephanie Brown have each other's backs no matter what-even if it means punching s...

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Justin Ray rated Titans United #2 Oct 21, 2021
8.0

Titans United #2

By: Cavan Scott, Jose Luis
Released: Oct 13, 2021

Guest-Starring Hawk and Dove! The Titans uncover a plot against them. Someone has been stealing their powers, but who? And what has it got to do with Superboy? Guest-starring Hawk and Dove.

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Justin Ray rated Amazing Spider-Man #75 Oct 13, 2021
8.0

Amazing Spider-Man #75

By: Zeb Wells, Patrick Gleason
Released: Oct 6, 2021

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN is back to thrice-monthly because this story is pure jet fuel. Ben Reilly has returned to NYC and has fully taken back the mantle of Spider-Man, but what does this mean for Peter Parker? The greatest team of web-writers has come together with the most epic arachnid-artists ever assembled to bring you a Spider-story that will shak...

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Justin Ray rated Batman #113 Sep 30, 2021
7.0

Batman #113

By: James Tynion IV, Jorge Jimenez
Released: Sep 22, 2021

Ghost-Maker reveals a dark revelation about his past connection to Jonathan Crane while Batman puts together the pieces of Scarecrow’s master plan. Using the Unsanity Collective’s technology, the villain plans to detonate a “Fear Bomb” in Gotham City! Backup: Clownhunter has been dosed by the Scarecrow with a deadly fear toxin and is now tr...

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8.5

Harley Quinn: The Animated Series: The Eat. Bang! Kill. Tour #1

By: Tee Franklin, Max Sarin
Released: Sep 1, 2021

Picking up directly from the cliffhanger ending of Harley Quinn: The Animated Series, Harley and Ivy are on the run after narrowly escaping Ivy's ill-fated wedding to Kite Man. But who is chasing them, and where will this Thelma-and-Louise journey end? It all starts here!

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Justin Ray rated Suicide Squad #7 Sep 26, 2021
7.5

Suicide Squad #7

By: Robbie Thompson, Eduardo Pansica
Released: Sep 8, 2021

Amanda Waller pulls in her newest recruit to Task Force X: the unstoppable and outstanding Ambush Bug! With a mission that literally takes the Squad to hell and back, the sometimes fourth-wall-breaking hero may be the team’s only chance at survival. Embarking on a quest to gain access to the Rock of Eternity, the Squad must also face the threat o...

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Justin Ray rated I Am Batman #1 Sep 25, 2021
8.5

I Am Batman #1

By: John Ridley, Olivier Coipel
Released: Sep 15, 2021

In the throes of Future State, the streets of Gotham City cry for justice and Jace Fox answers the call! With a new and improved Bat-Suit, Jace hits the streets to inspire and protect…as he follows the trail of the voice of misinformation and violence-the anarchistic Anti-Oracle! Can the new Dark Knight counterbalance their plan to inspire armed ...

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7.5

Star Wars: Darth Vader #16

By: Greg Pak, Raffaele Ienco
Released: Sep 15, 2021

"TARGET SKYWALKER"
•  All of DARTH VADER'S careful scheming and brutal power moves to claim HAN SOLO'S frozen body have one ultimate end goal: LUKE SKYWALKER, the only person who could challenge Vader's primacy at the Emperor's side.
•  Now everything comes to a head as father closes in on son and Luke finally grasps a shocking tru...

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Justin Ray rated Superman '78 #1 Sep 25, 2021
7.5

Superman '78 #1

By: Robert Venditti, Wilfredo Torres
Released: Aug 25, 2021

Fly into director Richard Donner’s Superman once more in Superman ’78! Written by Robert Venditti (Superman: Man of Tomorrow) and drawn by Wilfredo Torres (Batman ’66), Superman ’78 tells a brand-new adventure in the world of the beloved film. A bright, shining day in Metropolis is interrupted by a mysterious drone that crash-lands in the c...

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7.5

Suicide Squad Annual: 2021

By: Robbie Thompson, Eduardo Pansica
Released: Sep 8, 2021

Everyone questioned how the teen calling himself Conner Kent came to be recruited into the Suicide Squad by Amanda Waller. But as Superboy sneaks into the bowels of a top-secret Task Force X black site, what he finds changes all he thinks he knows about himself and his history. This oversize annual alters everything for the only hero on the Squad a...

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9.5

Fantastic Four: Life Story #4

By: Mark Russell, Sean Izaakse
Released: Sep 15, 2021

Against the backdrop of the freewheeling 1990s, Ben Grimm reflects on love and loss as the Fantastic Four prepare to do battle against Galactus.

Rated T

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Justin Ray rated Infinite Frontier #6 Sep 18, 2021
7.5

Infinite Frontier #6

By: Joshua Williamson, Xermanico
Released: Sep 8, 2021

One story ends and the next phase of the DC Multiverse begins. We have one name for you: DARKSEID. Our heroes knew that someone had been pulling the strings this entire time, but are they prepared for it to be the biggest bad of all? As President Superman, Alan Scott, Roy Harper, and the rest converge for a showdown, the secret of Omega Planet is ...

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10

DC Horror Presents The Conjuring: The Lover #4

By: Ray Fawkes, Garry Brown
Released: Sep 8, 2021

Kicked out of college after nearly murdering a classmate, Jessica finds herself back home. Is something taking control of her actions and forcing her to behave violently, or is the secret she’s been keeping driving her mad? Plus, a terrifying tale of the haunted music box!

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Justin Ray rated Amazing Spider-Man #73 Sep 13, 2021
7.0

Amazing Spider-Man #73

By: Nick Spencer, Federico Vicentini
Released: Sep 8, 2021

• We can't tell you a single thing that happens here without spoiling just about every issue that comes out between the time you're reading this and when ASM #73 comes out.
Rated T+

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10

The Other History of the DC Universe #4

By: John Ridley, Giuseppe Camuncoli
Released: May 26, 2021

Words can be tricky. Renee Montoya has known this for most of her life. Words taught her to feel ashamed of her gender, her sexuality, and her ethnicity. The people of Gotham City taught her to hide who she was to fit in to, be loved, and in doing so, they taught her to hate herself. But from that despair came something unexpected and powerful. <...

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Justin Ray rated Dark Ages #1 Sep 7, 2021
9.0

Dark Ages #1

By: Tom Taylor, Iban Coello
Released: Sep 1, 2021

This is what the Watcher has been watching for!
•  A danger older than the Earth threatens everything. For once, the heroes who have saved the planet so many times are almost powerless in the face of it.
•  X-Men and Avengers assemble. Spider-People and Fantastic Four come together. Heroes for Hire fight alongside Champions.  
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Justin Ray rated Infinite Frontier #5 Sep 3, 2021
7.5

Infinite Frontier #5

By: Joshua Williamson, Tom Derenick
Released: Sep 1, 2021

Roy Harper finds himself forced to do things on his own. He’s been through a lot since he was Green Arrow’s sidekick, and usually, the only person he can count on is himself. Hence, he’s hiding the fact that he’s back from the dead from his old friends. He comes across Jade, who has also been stranded by herself-can he help her while lettin...

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Justin Ray rated Sinister War #4 Sep 3, 2021
6.0

Sinister War #4

By: Nick Spencer, Mark Bagley
Released: Sep 1, 2021

• Things just got worse for Spider-Man. IT Didn't seem possible, but it's true.
•   If you think you have seen Spider-Man take a beating, you haven't seen anything this brutal.
Rated T+

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7.0

Batman: Fear State: Alpha #1

By: James Tynion IV, Riccardo Federici
Released: Sep 1, 2021

The event over a year in the making begins Fear State settles upon Gotham City, and no one is safe! Overwhelmed by the dual threat of the Scarecrow and Peacekeeper-01, Batman and his allies have been one step behind since the events of Infinite Frontier #0 and with the arrival of a mysterious anti-Oracle and the return of Poison Ivy, Batman might h...

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8.5

Superman: Son of Kal-El #2

By: Tom Taylor, John Timms
Released: Aug 25, 2021

Jonathan Kent now dons his father’s cape, but can he be Superman and still have a normal life? It’s tough in this modern world. Danger is everywhere. The new Superman learns this the hard way on his first day of college, and a deadly attack forces Jon to step from the shadows and into the spotlight-where his identity is exposed to the Truth, an...

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Justin Ray rated Detective Comics #1042 Aug 28, 2021
9.0

Detective Comics #1042

By: Mariko Tamaki, Viktor Bogdanovic
Released: Aug 25, 2021

Batman rampages through the underworld of Gotham! Driven to a violent madness courtesy of the Jury’s “Vile” serum, the Dark Knight crushes bones, makes a scene, and gives costumed vigilantes in Gotham a very bad name. But will the Jury’s plan backfire? Can a violent rage-machine packed with money, weapons, and an insatiable bloodlust possib...

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Justin Ray rated Thor #16 Aug 28, 2021
9.0

Thor #16

By: Donny Cates, Michele Bandini
Released: Aug 25, 2021

"REVELATIONS" PART 2 OF 3!
Thor has only known two things, being a warrior and weilding a hammer. But he is realizing that in order to be the best ruler of Asgard that he can be, he must give up those two things. Who is Thor without them? And hostilities between Thor and Odin reach a boiling point as "Revelations" continues to uproot Thor's ent...

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10

Spider-Man: Life Story Annual #1

By: Chip Zdarsky, Mark Bagley
Released: Aug 25, 2021

A Special Encore Return to the World of SPIDER-MAN: LIFE STORY by the Original Creative Team!
SPIDER-MAN. He's a threat. He's a menace. And J. JONAH JAMESON will do whatever it takes to make the world see it! But in this companion piece to last year's hit miniseries SPIDER-MAN: LIFE STORY, will the decades of his obsession bear fruit for Jonah....

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Justin Ray rated Moon Knight #2 Aug 28, 2021
9.5

Moon Knight #2

By: Jed MacKay, Alessandro Cappuccio
Released: Aug 18, 2021

Moon Knight has established his territory, and the people within it are under the protection of his Midnight Mission. But what happens when those very people are turned into weapons against him? When gangs of elderly residents leave a trail of bizarre violence, Moon Knight must put his body, mind and very soul on the line to get to the bottom of it...

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9.5

Legends of the Dark Knight #4

By: Darick Robertson
Released: Apr 21, 2021

BAD NIGHT, GOOD KNIGHT PART 4! Riddle Me This...Who has summoned Batman to an abandonned TV studio turned deadly deathtrap? If you think The Riddler is responsible...so does Batman...but that doesn't make you right.

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Justin Ray rated Shazam! #2 Aug 25, 2021
7.5

Shazam! #2

By: Tim Sheridan, Clayton Henry
Released: Aug 18, 2021

Hell is full of temptations and distractions as Billy Batson searches for the missing Rock of Eternity, alongside his guide from Teen Titans Academy, the mystical and mysterious Dane. Earth’s Mightiest Mortal must face demons and would-be kings of the underworld. But even with the power of Shazam, Billy finds himself outwitted and outmatched, unt...

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Justin Ray rated Nightwing #83 Aug 22, 2021
9.5

Nightwing #83

By: Tom Taylor, Bruno Redondo
Released: Aug 18, 2021

It’s a fight for the soul of the city! Now that Dick Grayson has inherited more money than he could possibly need, he has an idea on how he can help the city with it-and it’s time for him to announce it to the world! But with Blüdhaven's so beyond saving, what idea does he have that could possible save it? Meanwhile, an unexpected figure comes...

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Justin Ray rated Sinister War #3 Aug 22, 2021
7.5

Sinister War #3

By: Nick Spencer, Mark Bagley
Released: Aug 18, 2021

• You haven't read the end of SINISTER WAR #2 yet, but when you do, YOU WILL BE VERY MAD YOU HAD TO WAIT TWO WEEKS FOR THIS!
•  Things have never been worse for Spider-Man, and it'll be a MIRACLE if he makes it through this alive.
Rated T+

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