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Ryan reviewed Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #12 Oct 19, 2020
9.0

Solid ending, although I wasn’t a huge fan of Julian as the antagonist and the ending of Jimmy taking control of Lex’s bank account

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #12

By: Matt Fraction, Steve Lieber
Released: Jul 15, 2020

Whoa-is that what I think it is? If I’m reading this solicitation text correctly, we made it to issue #12! Mazel tov! Party time! If you see Matt and Steve at the next convention, go buy them a drink because I have no idea how we made it this far! No, wait, I do-it’s all thanks to you guys! In this final issue, with the Daily Planet on the rope...

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Ryan reviewed Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #11 Oct 19, 2020
10

Fraction and Lieber love comics, and it shows. Quite possibly the best issue yet

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #11

By: Matt Fraction, Steve Lieber
Released: Jun 24, 2020

Hey, look-it's issue 11 of a 12-issue series, so it's the perfect jumping-on point for new readers! Mysteries get solved, criminals are revealed, and a secret ally emerges from the shadows. Want more? There are robots, aliens, and The Daily Planet faces a threat to its existence at the same moment the actual planet faces the same! Now's the time to...

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Ryan reviewed Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #10 Oct 18, 2020
10

Fraction is finally starting to fill in the gaps, and it is glorious

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #10

By: Matt Fraction, Steve Lieber
Released: May 20, 2020

Jimmy continues his world tour, risking his life for more of your sweet retweets,  likes, and faves! Plus, the mastermind behind Jimmy's assassination is revealed... and the insidious secret he's willing to kill for will upend everything everywhere forever, assuming by "everything" you mean "everything in the pages of just this comic." Al...

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Ryan reviewed Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #9 Oct 17, 2020
9.0

Another issue full of eye candy courtesy of Steve Lieber. The last couple pages drop a huge A-Bomb on everything we know so far

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #9

By: Matt Fraction, Steve Lieber
Released: Mar 18, 2020

Jimmy and Jix are on the run, pursued by an intergalactic death force that wants to break up their marriage by any means necessary. If they succeed in offing Jimmy, their prince regent plans to marry Jix and unite their warring empires...but Jimmy Olsen's still busy trying to solve his own murder! (Or rather, his decoy corpse's murder.) It's a typi...

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Ryan reviewed Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #8 Oct 17, 2020
8.5

Still great, somewhat of a filler issue though

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #8

By: Matt Fraction, Steve Lieber
Released: Feb 19, 2020

Ooh ooh, aah, aah-Jimmy see, Jimmy do! Jix and Jimmy go back to Gorilla City, where they had a one-night marriage-stand. (Don't believe it? Go reread Superman: Leviathan Rising #1!) Jimmy's sister Janie and Doc Mantel get to Gorilla City to warn Jimmy about what Doc saw in the future, only to find it's the attack of the 50-foot Jimmy!

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Ryan reviewed Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #7 Oct 17, 2020
9.5

This is a hoot !

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #7

By: Matt Fraction, Steve Lieber
Released: Jan 15, 2020

The doctor will see you now, Jimmy...and you, Jimmy, and you, and you, annnd you, too, Jimmy! How can there be five different Jimmy's, and how will our Jimmy handle keep the other four Jimmy's together without bursting into smithereens? Well, to answer that, Jimmy will first have to us about your mother. And what about your brother Jamie and sister...

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Ryan reviewed Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #6 Oct 17, 2020
9.5

This series gets funnier and funnier as Fraction continues to piece this story together

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #6

By: Matt Fraction, Steve Lieber
Released: Dec 18, 2019

Meanwhile, in Gotham City, the great Olsen/Batman prank war rages on. An old favorite returns to make heads or tails of just what the heck has been going on. Jimmy does some funny Fraction stuff. Batman is there, too, doing some Lieber stuff. Lex Luthor's kicking around. It's a whole thing.

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Ryan reviewed Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #5 Oct 17, 2020
8.5

Dex-Starr

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #5

By: Matt Fraction, Steve Lieber
Released: Nov 20, 2019

Jingles sell, Batman smells,
A prank war goes astray,
A Batmobile lost a wheel (literally),
'Cause Jimmy stole it from the valet!

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Ryan reviewed Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #4 Oct 17, 2020
10

Forget Leviathan, this is a real mystery comic

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #4

By: Matt Fraction, Steve Lieber
Released: Oct 16, 2019

Whassup, nerds? It's yer favorite irresponsible blogger, Timmy Olsen! In this month's episode of "Timmy's Bros," someone requested we get Batman to crack who moidered that Daily Planet photo-hack, Jimmy Olsen. Like how many wheels does a guy have to steal off the Batmobile to get a Bat-dude's attention around here?

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Ryan reviewed Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #3 Oct 17, 2020
9.5

Jimmy Olsen is quickly becoming one of my favfavorite characters. Fraction is clearly having the time of his life writing this, and so am I reading this

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #3

By: Matt Fraction, Steve Lieber
Released: Sep 18, 2019

Dearly beloved, we have gathered here today in this catalog to remember our friend, Superman's pal, the late Jimmy Olsen...'s assassination decoy!
Wait, somebody killed Jimmy's decoy body? But whodunit? And, like, whydunit? And...wait, when did Jimmy get a decoy of himself? What we do know is it's not safe for Jimmy in the City of Tomorrow any...

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Ryan reviewed Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #2 Oct 17, 2020
10

Jimmy Olsen 2 is jam packed with laughs. Fraction’s Olsen is hilarious and I can’t wait to see how Fraction builds up this story

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #2

By: Matt Fraction, Steve Lieber
Released: Aug 21, 2019

Only Jimmy Olsen knows what Superman's secret superpowers truly are-and now those mysteries will finally be shared with you! And only you. Don't tell anyone. And Jimmy won't have any of his pal's super-abilities to help him get out of his latest jam as he hits the dark and dirty streets of Gotham City!

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Ryan reviewed Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #1 Oct 17, 2020
9.0

Super fun first issue. Plenty of laughs and Lieber’s art perfectly matches the tone of the issue. Cant wait for more

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #1

By: Matt Fraction, Steve Lieber
Released: Jul 17, 2019

Jimmy Olsen must die! Wait, we're getting ahead of ourselves. Jimmy Olsen lives! Superman's best friend and Daily Planet photographer Jimmy Olsen tours the bizarre underbelly of the DC Universe in this new miniseries featuring death, destruction, giant turtles and more! It's a centuries-spanning whirlwind of weird that starts in Metropolis and ends...

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Ryan reviewed X-Men/Fantastic Four #4 Oct 15, 2020
9.5

Once again Zdarsky’s rendition of Dr Doom steals the show. He explained mutants and his idea of evolution in a way no character ever has since the Namor was first created as the first mutant in the 1940s: he doesn’t believe that the next step in human evolution is physical and he doesn’t believe the mutants are the next step in human evolution. Doom believes that the next step in evolution w more

X-Men/Fantastic Four #4

By: Chip Zdarsky, Terry Dodson
Released: Jul 22, 2020

The exciting finale! On an island of doom, the X-Men and Fantastic Four fight to save the future! Lines will be drawn in the sand and enemies will be made, upending the Marvel Universe!
Rated T+

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Ryan reviewed Marvels Snapshot: X-Men #1 Oct 15, 2020
7.0

Well here I am, my first comic in about 4.5 months. Solid issue, despite being very cliched. Edidin does do a surprisingly fantastic job of writing this whole issue without retconning anything previously established

Marvels Snapshot: X-Men #1

By: Jay Edidin, Tom Reilly
Released: Sep 16, 2020

The Marvels Snapshot tour through Marvel history continues, showcasing Marvel's greatest characters through the eyes of ordinary people! Or does it? In this case, the "ordinary person" is teenaged Scott Summers, witnessing the dawn of the Marvel Age from a Nebraska orphanage and wondering what his place in it might be. What was it like to experienc...

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Ryan reviewed DCeased: The Unkillables #3 May 20, 2020
10

10/10. This series really shouldn’t work at all, but it just does. I couldn’t help but let Taylor yank around my emotions throughout this whole comic

DCeased: The Unkillables #3

By: Tom Taylor, Karl Mostert
Released: May 20, 2020

It's the epic finale of the next chapter in the DCeased saga as heroes and villains collide with one epic purpose: to escape the coming of the infected population of Gotham City and a monstrous Wonder Woman! It's time to ride the fury road one final time...to survival!

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Ryan reviewed DCeased: The Unkillables #2 May 20, 2020
10

Absolutely phenomenal issue. Taylor once again nails yet another zombie apocalypse story.

DCeased: The Unkillables #2

By: Tom Taylor, Karl Mostert
Released: Mar 18, 2020

With the world ending around them, Red Hood and Batgirl take shelter in the most unlikely place: an orphanage full of children! Will they be able to protect the kids from the impending hordes of the infected streaming out of Gotham City and Blüdhaven? And elsewhere, Deathstroke, Vandal Savage, and some of DC's worst villains battle the apocaly...

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Ryan reviewed DCeased: The Unkillables #1 May 20, 2020
9.0

A bit of a slow start, and at times this issue felt unnecessarily violent. I did like the humor this issue and I actually enjoyed the art as well

DCeased: The Unkillables #1

By: Tom Taylor, Karl Mostert
Released: Feb 19, 2020

The blockbuster DC series returns to answer this question: What did the villains do when the heroes failed and the world ended? Spinning out of the dramatic events of 2019's smash hit, writer Tom Taylor returns to this dark world with a street-level tale of death, heroism and redemption. Led by Red Hood and Deathstroke, DC's hardest villains and an...

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Ryan reviewed Omega Men #12 May 17, 2020
10

Great sci-fi comic, one of the best DC has ever published. King needs to start channeling great stories like this again

Omega Men #12

By: Tom King, Barnaby Bagenda
Released: May 25, 2016

Beset on all sides by his former slaves and imperial rivals from across the galaxy, the Viceroy of the Citadel makes a last, desperate stand against Kyle Rayner and
the Omega Men!

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Ryan rated Omega Men #11 May 17, 2020
9.5

Omega Men #11

By: Tom King, Barnaby Bagenda
Released: Apr 27, 2016

Crippled and desperate after their brutal defeat on Karna, the Citadel brings an all-out war to the Omega Men as the team attempts to unify all the worlds of Vega in a last stand against their conquerors.

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Ryan reviewed Omega Men #10 May 17, 2020
8.0

Weak issue. Necessary, but weak nonetheless

Omega Men #10

By: Tom King, Barnaby Bagenda
Released: Mar 30, 2016

The explosive revelations of issue #9 have turned all eyes toward Vega, and the Citadel must act fast to crush rebellion and maintain control over the most valuable resource in the cosmos. The Viceroys first target? Karna, the insurgent, jungle homeworld of the Omega Man by whom he feels most betrayed: Tigorr, his own wayward son. The epic final ac...

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Ryan reviewed Omega Men #9 May 15, 2020
10

Might just be the best issue yet. I love how King emphasizes that this conflict isn’t black and white like Star Wars

Omega Men #9

By: Tom King, Barnaby Bagenda
Released: Mar 2, 2016

With her grand plans for Kyle Rayner completely shattered, Princess Kalista finds herself with no choice but to follow the former Green Lantern into the deadly heart of the Citadel to persuade the Viceroy to do the impossible: make peace with the Omega Men.

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Ryan reviewed Omega Men #8 May 15, 2020
10

The fact that King has made me care this much about this ragtag group is a testament to his writing skills. The art is unique and unlike anything else in comics

Omega Men #8

By: Tom King, Barnaby Bagenda
Released: Jan 27, 2016

The Omega Men are back as their space-spanning series continues! The teams mysterious plan for Kyle Rayner reaches its shocking endgame when the outlaws bypass the energy shield surrounding the off-limits world of Voorl! In doing so, will they discover the true cost of life in Vega?

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Ryan reviewed Omega Men #7 May 15, 2020
10

Love the 9 panel format. One of the best Kyle stories since the Johns era

Omega Men #7

By: Tom King, Barnaby Bagenda
Released: Dec 30, 2015

The Omega Mens mysterious plan for Kyle Rayner comes to fruition as the former Green Lantern is forced to make the biggest decision of his lifeone that could cost millions of lives. Secrets are finally revealed in an epic climax that will change the balance of power in the DC Universe.

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Ryan reviewed Omega Men #6 May 15, 2020
9.5

Insanely awesome world building by King. Basically Star Wars but not so black and white.

Omega Men #6

By: Tom King, Barnaby Bagenda
Released: Nov 25, 2015

Former Green Lantern Kyle Rayner and the Omega Mencaptured at last! Now, these alleged terrorists are about to be processed and jailed with all the dignity and rights afforded them by benevolent Citadel law.

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Ryan reviewed Omega Men #5 May 14, 2020
10

This comic is so addicting. Wasn’t a big fan of the 1st issue or even the 2nd but I’m now fully aboard the Omega Men hype train

Omega Men #5

By: Tom King, Barnaby Bagenda
Released: Oct 7, 2015

In what may be their most atrocious act to date, the wretched Omega Men besiege the holy planet of Changralyn and take hostage its ruler, the wise and benevolent Space Pope Pontifix. Is there truly nothing sacred in the Vega System that these deadly outlaws cannot defile?

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Ryan reviewed Omega Men #4 May 14, 2020
9.5

Easily a 10 without this horrible art. King kills it with the dialogue for this issue.

Omega Men #4

By: Tom King, Toby Cypress
Released: Sep 2, 2015

The epic, bloody saga of the Omega Men continues as a plan to rescue Princess Kalista goes horribly wrong. The Omega Men point their guns. The Citadel points theirs. And everyone pulls the trigger.

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Ryan reviewed Omega Men #3 May 14, 2020
10

Outstanding issue, the first of the series where I can say I genuinely enjoyed it and could see why Omega Men is so critically acclaimed. The fight between the princess and Tigorr and Scrapps is easily one of the best fight scenes King has ever wrote, something he’s never excelled at. Phenomenal art as well and I loved the last second plot twost

Omega Men #3

By: Tom King, Barnaby Bagenda
Released: Aug 5, 2015

Save the princess! First, the treacherous Omega Men murder White Lantern Kyle Rayner in cold blood, then they steal a deadly Citadel warship, and now theyve absconded with Kalista, the exalted daughter of Euphorix. What cruelty will they perpetrate upon the sweet princess?

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Ryan rated Omega Men #2 May 14, 2020
8.5

Omega Men #2

By: Tom King, Barnaby Bagenda
Released: Jul 1, 2015

What do you do after the entire galaxy watches you murder the White Lantern Kyle Rayner? Run.

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Ryan reviewed Omega Men #1 May 14, 2020
7.5

I’m so confused ah mane

Omega Men #1

By: Tom King, Barnaby Bagenda
Released: Jun 3, 2015

The Omega Men are back in an all-new series! Theyve murdered White Lantern Kyle Rayner and now, the universe wants them to pay! Who are these intergalactic criminals and is there more to their actions than meets the eye?

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Ryan reviewed The Multiversity #2 May 14, 2020
9.0

Definitely not what I was expecting. Again, it’s hard to review this issue mere minutes after my first reading. Definitely will be visiting this series again

The Multiversity #2

By: Grant Morrison, Ivan Reis
Released: Apr 29, 2015

Every event in the history of the DC Universe has been leading to this! The final chapter of the greatest adventure of all time is here!Issue #1 artist Ivan Reis reteams with mastermind Grant Morrison to end THE MULTIVERSITY and bring together the greatest and bravest heroes of the DC Multiverse to fight one last battle. But more than just some cab...

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