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Loafy Trophy reviewed Rorschach #12 Sep 15, 2021
9.0

This series has been such a tightly wound treat. Fornes art and Stewart’s muted color choices have done yeoman’s work in making this one of the best looking books this year. Fornes is reaching that must-buy level of status for me and King’s scripting choices really help him shine. The subtlety and confidence King had telling this story was apparent. The way the detective works through the ca more

Rorschach #12

By: Tom King, Jorge Forns
Released: Sep 15, 2021

The end to the mystery is here! It’s been a long road to get here, and there have been a lot of dead bodies along the way, but the detective is very near closing the case. All the disparate threads lead back to the crime itself, to the assassination attempt that claimed the lives of the would-be assassins. Find out how it all went wrong for the c...

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9.0

I didn't understand what happened, but I'm sure is a masterpiece.

Rorschach #12

By: Tom King, Jorge Forns
Released: Sep 15, 2021

The end to the mystery is here! It’s been a long road to get here, and there have been a lot of dead bodies along the way, but the detective is very near closing the case. All the disparate threads lead back to the crime itself, to the assassination attempt that claimed the lives of the would-be assassins. Find out how it all went wrong for the c...

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Bruno Mael rated Rorschach #12 Sep 14, 2021
10

Rorschach #12

By: Tom King, Jorge Forns
Released: Sep 15, 2021

The end to the mystery is here! It’s been a long road to get here, and there have been a lot of dead bodies along the way, but the detective is very near closing the case. All the disparate threads lead back to the crime itself, to the assassination attempt that claimed the lives of the would-be assassins. Find out how it all went wrong for the c...

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EthanVanSciverHiresPedos reviewed Rorschach #12 Sep 14, 2021
9.0

LMAO the bootlicker is ass-blasted

Rorschach #12

By: Tom King, Jorge Forns
Released: Sep 15, 2021

The end to the mystery is here! It’s been a long road to get here, and there have been a lot of dead bodies along the way, but the detective is very near closing the case. All the disparate threads lead back to the crime itself, to the assassination attempt that claimed the lives of the would-be assassins. Find out how it all went wrong for the c...

Batman Jones reviewed Rorschach #12 Sep 14, 2021
9.5

This was an extraordinary series that will have a life well beyond that of its creators, like so many of King’s 12 issue series’. I really appreciated the complexities that, again and again, required me to reread the prior issue before reading the most current one. This is a whip smart story, employing elements so fresh as to be unprecedented in comics. The coloring work alone is demonstration more

Rorschach #12

By: Tom King, Jorge Forns
Released: Sep 15, 2021

The end to the mystery is here! It’s been a long road to get here, and there have been a lot of dead bodies along the way, but the detective is very near closing the case. All the disparate threads lead back to the crime itself, to the assassination attempt that claimed the lives of the would-be assassins. Find out how it all went wrong for the c...

Batman Jones reviewed Teen Titans Academy #6 Aug 31, 2021
8.5

Stitch for president.

Teen Titans Academy #6

By: Tim Sheridan, Rafa Sandoval
Released: Sep 1, 2021

When an entire town in upstate New York turns on the students of Teen Titans Academy, while the adult Titans are on a mission, Gorilla Greg, Chupacabra, and the other new students find themselves fighting for their lives against a chaotic mob. But is there something driving the town's madness more than just intolerance?

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Batman Jones reviewed Batman: Reptilian #3 Aug 25, 2021
8.5

This series has been a delight to read and a feast for the eyes. Ennis’s approach to Bruce and Alfred should serve as a master class for future Batman writers. And is there anything that Liam Sharp can’t do? His style in this book has been a case of marrying Sienkiewicz with Dave McKean and managing to outdo them both. I couldn’t ask for more from a Batman story. I wish there were some way t more

Batman: Reptilian #3

By: Garth Ennis, Liam Sharp
Released: Aug 25, 2021

It got the Riddler. It got the Penguin. It got Deadshot, Hugo Strange, Two-Face, Tweedledee, and Tweedledum. It has left carnage in its wake as it moves through Gotham’s villainous underworld, and Batman finds himself vexed by one very important question: Just what on Earth is it? Now the Dark Knight’s search for clues has him tracking The Joke...

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Dave reviewed Superman: Son of Kal-El #2 Aug 24, 2021
9.5

Another great issue, as one of the Jon should be 10 crowd I want to hate it but… ( it looses .5 points because Jon is not 10)

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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10

People will have issues with the politics of this, but for me, I love it. It's clear what Tom Taylor wants Superman to be and what he should do. It's inspiring, and really brings a lot of character and depth to a comic book character that is a legacy character. It helps to separate him from Clark, showing his thinking and his ideals. The art is also so good. I really don't know what else to s more

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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Batman Jones - Aug 25, 2021

It’s unfortunate that people that love Superman will be put off by politics that represent what Superman has stood for since Action Comics #1’ but I agree that some will. I enjoyed your review.

Ben Reilly - Aug 26, 2021

@Batman Jones My possibly unpopular opinion: If someone lets their own personal views dictate the quality of a comic, it's an example of bias. Good reviews on comics should be unbiased regardless of your views (political, religious, etc.). Good reviews should focus on the craft of the comic and how well the creative team told the story.

10

I didn’t want this series. Before it there wasn’t anything about Jon Kent that I enjoyed, including Super Sons which was too saccharin-sweet for my tastes. Those series’ though were inoffensive. The Bendis run made me actively avoid the character with the purposeless Oz/Jor-El/age up/everything (you suck, Bendis).

I never hated Jon, I was just nonplussed by him. I didn’t unders more

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...

Batman Jones reviewed Nightwing #83 Aug 17, 2021
10

1.I’m getting a little tired of some fans saying Taylor is a bad writer. I’m not sure that anyone is writing a better series than this one, possibly at any company. He has also made me a fan of Jonathan Kent and even of him in the Superman role in one issue flat. I didn’t think any writer capable of that. The guys is shitting gold lately. DC should give him the run of the place or at least g more

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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Ben Reilly - Aug 29, 2021

@Weird Sciene Jim I can agree with you (at least to an extent). I'm a first-time Nightwing reader and I've been loving it so far. I appreciate the love Dick Grayson is getting so far in this series but I think now is the time to see him go through some tough obstacles and challenge the hero.

Psycamorean - Aug 29, 2021

Not gonna get deep into the Afghanistan pullout because nuance is dead here, but "Afghani" is a currency. Calling the Afghan people "Afghanis" is basically telling everyone in the room that you don't know anything about the conflict.

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Psycamorean reviewed Nightwing #83 Aug 17, 2021
10

This is a great issue of a superhero comic that I'm sure will get a lot of shit for having a hero that cares about people in it.

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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Dave reviewed Nightwing #83 Aug 16, 2021
10

Tom Taylor hots another home run

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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KittyNone reviewed Nightwing #83 Aug 17, 2021
10

You can tell it's a great issue when even the yutzes who hate comics and are just here to fight their little culture war can't drag the reader score down past 8.7

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...

10

Damn. When Tom King is good there’s no one better. And I can’t overstate the beauty of the art.

Reading this comic gave me the exceedingly rare memory of how excited I used to get about the very greatest comics of my youth, how wonderfully surprised I was page by page, unprepared for their greatness in advance, the way I’d spend hours poring over every bit of the artist’s line w more

Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow #3

By: Tom King, Bilquis Evely
Released: Aug 18, 2021

Supergirl’s journey across the cosmos continues! Her hunt to bring the killer Krem to justice brings her and the young alien in her care to a small planet, where they discover that there are still some very small minds, even on the outer edges of the galaxy. The cold welcome the locals give the Woman of Steel makes her suspicious enough to go loo...

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Batman Jones - Aug 19, 2021

I buy them to read now, but I don't collect or keep them in any sort of good shape. Recently I switched to digital just so I could find what I had bought, since I don't keep the floppies organized out of some phobia that, if I do, I'll have another flood or fire or whatever. I also have DCUI so I should really cut back on weekly purchases and DCUI wait many more, but I just can't help myself. I still buy everything I want to read on the day it comes out. At least I only read DC and Black Hammer.

TSMack - Aug 20, 2021

Thanks for sharing your story! I still have my collection in boxes in my man cave. My kids will have to figure out what to do with them when I croak. I think the first superhero comic I bought was FF#30 which I still have.

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ZorEl reviewed Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow #3 Aug 17, 2021
3.0

This quality of the art is almost unseen in comics. These colorful landscapes remind me of Nicola Bayley's haunting art in The Tyger Voyage from my childhood. 10+ for the art.

Then in comes Tom Kings horrid Supergirl take and ruins the whole read. Of course, this isn't a Supergirl book despite what the title would have you believe. It's a Ruthye book where "Supergirl", and I put that in more

Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow #3

By: Tom King, Bilquis Evely
Released: Aug 18, 2021

Supergirl’s journey across the cosmos continues! Her hunt to bring the killer Krem to justice brings her and the young alien in her care to a small planet, where they discover that there are still some very small minds, even on the outer edges of the galaxy. The cold welcome the locals give the Woman of Steel makes her suspicious enough to go loo...

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Batman Jones - Aug 19, 2021

It’s not really King’s take on Supergirl. If it were, it would be in first person. This is King’s take on Ruthye’s take on Supergirl. I’m not saying you’re wrong about anything you wrote, art is subjective. But I wonder if the concept of the unreliable narrator might make it a more enjoyable read for you.

TSMack - Aug 19, 2021

We're basically reading Ruthye's autobiography written when she is an older woman.

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EthanVanSciverHiresPedos reviewed Rorschach #11 Aug 10, 2021
9.5

LMAO the Biden Derangement Syndrome is real

Rorschach #11

By: Tom King, Jorge Forns
Released: Aug 11, 2021

To solve the attempted murder, the detective on the scene must first solve an actual murder. Before Rorschach and Laura can carry out their ill-fated plan to kill a presidential candidate, they first have to find a way into his political rally. Once that detail is uncovered, the rest should snap into place- especially if it turns out that their ins...

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10

Basically the best serie in DC right now (warning: to understand this issue you have to re-read the previous). Amazing.

Rorschach #11

By: Tom King, Jorge Forns
Released: Aug 11, 2021

To solve the attempted murder, the detective on the scene must first solve an actual murder. Before Rorschach and Laura can carry out their ill-fated plan to kill a presidential candidate, they first have to find a way into his political rally. Once that detail is uncovered, the rest should snap into place- especially if it turns out that their ins...

Batman Jones reviewed Rorschach #11 Aug 10, 2021
10

A perfect issue in a perfect series.

Rorschach #11

By: Tom King, Jorge Forns
Released: Aug 11, 2021

To solve the attempted murder, the detective on the scene must first solve an actual murder. Before Rorschach and Laura can carry out their ill-fated plan to kill a presidential candidate, they first have to find a way into his political rally. Once that detail is uncovered, the rest should snap into place- especially if it turns out that their ins...

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Merlyn reviewed Justice League #66 Aug 3, 2021
1.0

I absolutely love this website. At the time I review this, the rating is 1.0 with 4 out of 4 reviews. And it's well deserved! This was such a mockery from Bendis, he doesn't even try, the dialogue is just awfully bad, he only cares about Naomi and he jumps from panel to panel like a disoriented old man suffering from some mental illness. The second story is just as bad. I urge people to keep ratin more

Justice League #66

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Phil Hester
Released: Aug 4, 2021

The Hall of Justice has been invaded by the cosmic threat of the Synmar Utopica, and it will take the full force of the United Planets, led by Superman, to defeat it without destroying Earth in the process. Meanwhile, the secrets of Checkmate are being whispered among the Justice League, and that spells trouble for Green Arrow and Black Canary. All...

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Batman Jones - Aug 4, 2021

Thanks for your understanding. I would just ask that you not use it as a slur, ever. Nobody would ever insult someone by saying they have cancer or are a paraplegic, and each disease is as real as the other. I appreciate your understanding though and we’re cool.

Batman Jones - Aug 4, 2021

And I’ve been just as guilty, calling people “retarded” or mentally ill when they weren’t. Live and learn. Progress is always a good thing.

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DiegoLDUganda reviewed Justice League #66 Aug 3, 2021
1.0

No, seriously DC, why did you give this book to Bendis? Seriously, c'mon guys! It's the JUSTICE LEAGUE!! It's supposed that we have to have the best stories in this book! Why this book doesn't even mention something about Infinite Frontier or Shazam's magic Crisis? Why the h311 you hate Ram V so much to give him JLD as a secondary story? Man, even Synmar was a decent character but now it's so stup more

Justice League #66

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Phil Hester
Released: Aug 4, 2021

The Hall of Justice has been invaded by the cosmic threat of the Synmar Utopica, and it will take the full force of the United Planets, led by Superman, to defeat it without destroying Earth in the process. Meanwhile, the secrets of Checkmate are being whispered among the Justice League, and that spells trouble for Green Arrow and Black Canary. All...

Batman Jones reviewed Justice League #66 Aug 4, 2021
1.0

DC has been putting out outstanding content post-FS. It is baffling that their only awful title is also their flagship book. Bendis can’t leave soon enough.

Justice League #66

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Phil Hester
Released: Aug 4, 2021

The Hall of Justice has been invaded by the cosmic threat of the Synmar Utopica, and it will take the full force of the United Planets, led by Superman, to defeat it without destroying Earth in the process. Meanwhile, the secrets of Checkmate are being whispered among the Justice League, and that spells trouble for Green Arrow and Black Canary. All...

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Dave - Aug 4, 2021

Well Bendis’ entire dC work has been utter crap

9.5

Superman and the Authority #1

By: Grant Morrison, Mikel Janin
Released: Jul 21, 2021

Sometimes even Superman finds a task almost impossible. Sometimes even the Last Son of Krypton needs to enlist help. Some tasks require methods and heroes that don’t scream “Justice League.” So Clark Kent, the Metropolis Marvel, seeks out Manchester Black, the most dastardly of rogues, to form an all-new Authority tasked with taking care of s...

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Batman Jones reviewed Batman/Superman #20 Jul 29, 2021
9.5

I can’t believe this series is ending. Why is this series ending!

Batman/Superman #20

By: Gene Luen Yang, Ivan Reis
Released: Jul 28, 2021

The Man of Steel and the Dark Knight need time to recover from their manic melee through the Archive of Worlds, but the heroes won’t rest for long! Despite the efforts of new friends El Diablo and Alanna, Auteur.io, the cybernetic architect of these alternate realities, seems to have the upper hand! And to make matters worse, the Archive of World...

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Comics Code Authorities - Aug 11, 2021

They want Jon as the only Superman, and they must not figure this book will sell as well after he takes his father's place.

Batman Jones reviewed Strange Adventures #11 Jul 28, 2021
9.5

Damn. This, Rorschach, and Supergirl have all been fantastic. King and his artists have been on fire. I think all 3 will be evergreen books. It's hard to save my 10's, but I'm doing my best.

Strange Adventures #11

By: Tom King, Mitch Gerads
Released: Jul 28, 2021

Adam Strange may save the world, but can he save his marriage?
There are things that happened in the original war with the marauding Pykkts that Adam never told his wife, Alanna, and she wants answers now. Adding fuel to the fire is the possibility that he didn’t just deceive her, but entire galactic civilizations, in his quest for victory...

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KFuqua reviewed Justice League #64 Jul 7, 2021
1.0

Just more garbage from Bendis. Time for him to move on from DC

Justice League #64

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Sumit Kumar
Released: Jul 7, 2021

Introducing…the United! This all-new all-star group of alien warriors represents all voices in the newly formed United Planets. A galactic Justice League, if you will. The first Legion of Super-Heroes? Sort of. The United comes to the new Justice League for help because the biggest threat to the universe is on the loose, and all roads lead to…S...

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Merlyn reviewed Batman #110 Jul 6, 2021
3.0

Another issue where Jimenez can't save Tynion despite his great dynamic art.

Batman #110

By: James Tynion IV, Jorge Jimenez
Released: Jul 7, 2021

Main: Batman’s bloody, no-holds-barred fight with Magistrate enforcer Peacekeeper-01 rages on in epic fashion! Simon Saint’s master plan comes to fruition as his Magistrate program makes its move on Gotham City, and things are about to heat up! (Not in a good way!)
Backup: The Instigator versus Ghost-Maker in a kung fu showdown! Need we...

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Weird Science Jim - Jul 6, 2021

The art was so dynamic! I think that it's Tynion trying to take advantage of the art because he is stalling until Fear State actually hits and not even telling much of a story, just setting up things in a haphazard way at this point.

Batman Jones - Jul 6, 2021

Jimenez is the most dynamic artist that’s drawn for DC in I don’t know how long.

Batman Jones reviewed Batman: Reptilian #1 Jun 25, 2021
9.0

The guy that wrote Preacher takes on Batman with Liam Sharp channeling Bill Sienkiewicz and Dave McKean and I almost trade waited this one? What was I thinking? Great creators, not great characters, make great comic books and this was no exception. It was the best thing I read this week and one of my favorite takes on Batman in forever. Not in spite of Bruce seeming different but because he did. D more

Batman: Reptilian #1

By: Garth Ennis, Liam Sharp
Released: Jun 23, 2021

What strikes fear into the hearts of those who terrorize Gotham? It used to be Batman, but something far more frightening than a mere man stalks the shadows-and it’s after Gotham’s villains. How savage must a monster be to haunt the dreams of monsters? Pick up this dark and bone-chilling tale by comics legends Garth Ennis and Liam Sharp to find...

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Merlyn reviewed Justice League #63 Jun 22, 2021
4.0

I have gone through Hitch's run. I thought it was bad but I endured it because it was the Justice League. I have gone through Priest's run. I found it weird but I read it. I have gone through Snyder's run. I found it overly ridiculous, with zero substance, all flashy, classic Scott-I--want-to-copy-other-writers'-work-and-do-it-better-but-I-can't-Snyder. I pulled through. Bendis, though, is making more

Justice League #63

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Xermanico
Released: Jun 23, 2021

The Trial of Naomi commences! After the shocking events of the last few issues of Justice League, the team is forced to confront its larger issues as a group and the responsibilities the League has to the world where they live versus the Multiverse at large. Guest stars galore as Justice League members from the past come to give guidance for the fu...

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Mout - Aug 3, 2021

water under the bridge, right? but I completely agree with you man, I still need to read some of his runs, but is seems that since his last years with Marvel he was decreasing in quality. I was just talking to a friend some weeks ago that even by returning to Marvel, it won't be the same anymore, the best move would be to take some months off work and then return in full capacity

Merlyn - Aug 3, 2021

Water under the bridge as long as it doesn't happen again. I'm not one to hold grudges but I've acted in good faith with other users here and the next thing they did was double down on it. Some didn't. I hope you're going to act like the latter from now on. Most writers when they age, either retire or, the lucky ones, get work as editors/publishers. Thing is, Bendis is the guy who couldn't give one crap about continuity and so no one within their right mind would give him that type of job.

Batman Jones reviewed Justice League #63 Jun 22, 2021
2.0

That was god-awful. DC, please get rid of Bendis or at least take him off my favorite title. This is killing me.

Justice League #63

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Xermanico
Released: Jun 23, 2021

The Trial of Naomi commences! After the shocking events of the last few issues of Justice League, the team is forced to confront its larger issues as a group and the responsibilities the League has to the world where they live versus the Multiverse at large. Guest stars galore as Justice League members from the past come to give guidance for the fu...

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