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8.5

The Life Of Captain Marvel #3

By: Margaret Stohl, Marguerite Sauvage
Released: Sep 19, 2018

THE DEFINITIVE ORIGIN OF CAPTAIN MARVEL!
Chaos descends on Captain Marvel's small coastal hometown! A deadly Kree warrior has finally tracked Carol home. But just what - or who - is the invader after? The moment you've been waiting for is here: Margaret Stohl and Carlos Pacheco bring you a reveal that will change Captain Marvel's destiny.
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8.5

The Life Of Captain Marvel #2

By: Margaret Stohl, Carlos Pacheco
Released: Aug 22, 2018

THE DEFINITIVE ORIGIN OF CAPTAIN MARVEL!
For years, Carol Danvers has been at the front lines, protecting Earth and her fellow heroes from harm. Then one visit to her childhood home changed everything. Now her brother's in a coma, and until he's safe, Captain Marvel...is standing down. But while Carol may not be looking for danger, it's looking...

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7.0

Amazing Spider-Man Annual #1

By: Saladin Ahmed, Garry Brown
Released: Sep 19, 2018

TIES THAT BIND!
Years ago, Spider-Man came back from an alien world with a fantastic new costume - one he eventually learned was a living alien symbiote looking to bond with him permanently!  But before he rejected the costume that went on to become VENOM, many a night the symbiote would creep onto Peter, and unbeknownst to its host, ...

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Jorge Mendes rated Amazing Spider-Man #5 Sep 20, 2018
7.5

Amazing Spider-Man #5

By: Nick Spencer, Ryan Ottley
Released: Sep 12, 2018

• Things look bad for Peter Parker...
•  ...but GREAT for Spider-Man!
•  The first arc of the epic new run on ASM comes to a climactic finish!
Rated T

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Jorge Mendes added Ice Man (2018) to their pull list Sep 19, 2018

Ice Man (2018)

He's back!
Iceman is back! Which is good, because someone is hunting the Morlocks for sport. Now it's up to Bobby Drake to prevent another potential Mutant Massacre. But who's behind this horrific hunt? You won't believe it if we tell you! Guest-starring Bishop!
Rated T+

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Jorge Mendes rated Ice Man #1 Sep 19, 2018
7.5

Ice Man #1

By: Sina Grace, Nathan Stockman
Released: Sep 12, 2018

He's back!
Iceman is back! Which is good, because someone is hunting the Morlocks for sport. Now it's up to Bobby Drake to prevent another potential Mutant Massacre. But who's behind this horrific hunt? You won't believe it if we tell you! Guest-starring Bishop!
Rated T+

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8.5

Black Hammer: Age of Doom #5

By: Jeff Lemire, Dean Ormston
Released: Sep 19, 2018

The Eisner Award-winning superhero saga returns with lots of revelations!

Our heroes' journey from Spiral City to the farm is finally revealed and will change them forever!

"Black Hammer is the maddest, most brilliant comic I've read in years."-Mark Millar (Kick Ass)




"This whole weird pulpy world is so fun...

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Jorge Mendes rated Avengers #8 Sep 19, 2018
8.5

Avengers #8

By: Jason Aaron, David Marquez
Released: Sep 19, 2018

"WORLD TOUR" PART ONE
In the aftermath of their world-shaking battle against the Dark Celestials, the new Avengers team is officially formed, complete with a startling new headquarters at the top of the world. Behold the wonders of Avengers Mountain. But someone who doesn't seem impressed is Namor, the ferocious lord of Atlantis, whose rage may...

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8.0

Captain America Annual #1

By: Tini Howard, Chris Sprouse
Released: Sep 19, 2018

• During an advance scouting mission in World War II, Captain America and Bucky come across an old farmhouse where a group of concentration camp escapees are fending off recapture.
•  If they can hold the line, the Allies will come to the rescue. But it's going to be a long night...
•  Rising star Ti...

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Jorge Mendes rated Thor #5 Sep 19, 2018
8.0

Thor #5

By: Jason Aaron, Christian Ward
Released: Sep 19, 2018

GET READY FOR KING THOR AND THE PHOENIX, BUB!
In the far future, All-Father Thor reignited the Earth and sparked new life in the universe. But now, something is wiping out other worlds - and Midgard won't be far behind. Luckily, Thor isn't the only god left. But is the Phoenix-possessed Wolverine a friend or foe?
Rated T+

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Jorge Mendes rated Doctor Strange #5 Sep 19, 2018
8.5

Doctor Strange #5

By: Mark Waid, Jesus Saiz
Released: Sep 19, 2018

• Just as Stephen started making progress replenishing his armory with alien magic and arcane weapons, he discovers he is far out of his league.
•  This realization means dire consequences, not just for Stephen, but for anyone who calls Strange "friend."
Rated T+

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9.5

West Coast Avengers #2

By: Kelly Thompson, Stefano Caselli
Released: Sep 19, 2018

• You thought giant land sharks were bad? How about former West Coast Avenger Tigra transformed into an extremely grouchy, extremely ENORMOUS Woman?!
•  But Tigra isn't the half of it. Who's the insanely handsome man behind the curtain pulling her strings?
•  Hawkeye, Hawkeye, America Chavez, Fuse, Gwenpool and Kid Omega are her...

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Jorge Mendes rated Justice League #8 Sep 19, 2018
7.0

Justice League #8

By: James Tynion IV, Mikel Janin
Released: Sep 19, 2018

Part two of the "Legion of Doom" storyline focuses on Lex Luthor's recruiting efforts-and this time around, he's targeting both Cheetah and Black Manta for membership! Lex knows just what buttons to push to acquire his super-powered muscle, and this issue it's all about getting revenge on Wonder Woman and Aquaman, respectively. We bet they sign rig...

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Jorge Mendes rated Immortal Hulk #6 Sep 19, 2018
8.0

Immortal Hulk #6

By: Al Ewing, Lee Garbett
Released: Sep 19, 2018

"THE GREEN DOOR" STARTS HERE!
•  Bruce Banner is alive - and everyone knows it. Now he's hunted by the government, Alpha Flight, the mysterious Shadow Base...and the Avengers. And someone's going to find him first.
•  But Bruce has bigger problems. Something terrible has infected him. Something with unspeakable...

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Jorge Mendes rated Curse Words #16 Sep 19, 2018
7.5

Curse Words #16

By: Charles Soule, Ryan Browne
Released: Sep 19, 2018

    NEW STORY ARC  

"THEM BLUE WIZARD BLUES," Part One
Jacques Zacques has returned to Earth seeking vengeance on the architect of his pain, our lovable hero Wizord. Uh-oh. With special variant cover by "artistically challenged" series writer CHARLES SOULE, and the first of five "magical" variants for this...

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Jorge Mendes rated Multiple Man #4 Sep 19, 2018
9.0

Multiple Man #4

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Andy MacDonald
Released: Sep 19, 2018

THE SECRET HISTORY OF MADROX!
•  When you saw many footprints, that was Jamie Madrox... When you saw only one set of footprints, that was still
Jamie, but he was carrying the entire Marvel Universe to safety!
•  Find out how Multiple Man single-handedly saved the Marvel Universe - past, present and future...

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9.0

The Wicked + The Divine #39

By: Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie
Released: Sep 12, 2018

END OF STORY ARC! A 2018 Eisner Award nominee for Best Continuing Series and Best Lettering by CLAYTON COWLES! "MOTHERING INVENTION": Conclusion-Well, it's the end of the arc, in just about every way you could define those particular words.

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Jorge Mendes rated Oblivion Song #7 Sep 13, 2018
8.0

Oblivion Song #7

By: Robert Kirkman, Lorenzo De Felici
Released: Sep 12, 2018

NEW STORY ARC

In the wake of last issue's startling revelation, Nathan Cole's world comes crashing down around him. For the sake of two worlds, he must pick up the pieces and carry on.

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Jorge Mendes added Birthright to their pull list Sep 12, 2018

Birthright

For the Rhodes family, losing their son was the most devastating thing that could've ever occurred... but it couldn't prepare them for what happened when he returned.
  
Skybound's newest original series turns fantasy into reality in this EXTRA-SIZED FIRST ISSUE for just $2.99, by creator/writer JOSH WILLIAMSON (GHOSTED, NAILBITER) and art...

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Jorge Mendes rated Birthright #31 Sep 12, 2018
8.0

Birthright #31

By: Joshua Williamson, Andrei Bressan
Released: Sep 12, 2018

NEW STORY ARC

Who is Mastema: the rebellious daughter of God King Lore, or Earth's savior?

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Jorge Mendes rated Fantastic Four #2 Sep 12, 2018
9.0

Fantastic Four #2

By: Dan Slott, Sara Pichelli
Released: Sep 12, 2018

WISH YOU WERE HERE!
What have Reed, Sue and the kids been up to all this time? What adventures have they been on? What strange new friends have they found along the way? What deadly new enemies have they made? And what are Franklin and Valeria's new codenames? All these questions will be answered... just in time for ENTIRE UNIVERSES TO DIE!
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Jorge Mendes rated X-23 #4 Sep 12, 2018
8.5

X-23 #4

By: Mariko Tamaki, Juan Cabal
Released: Sep 12, 2018

• It's a sisters-vs.-sisters showdown as Laura must battle through the Cuckoos' powerful mind
projections to rescue Gabby - but why did the Cuckoos kidnap Gabby in the first place?
•  And will Gabby be able to resist their psychic shackles, or will she turn against Laura too?
Rated T+

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Jorge Mendes added X-23 (2018) to their pull list Sep 12, 2018

X-23 (2018)

Cloned from a warrior, raised as a killer, Laura Kinney has gone through hell and come out the other side a hero. After a stint as the All-New Wolverine, she returns to her roots as X-23 to make sure no one ever has to go through the horrors she did. With her sister Gabby and their pet Jonathan in tow, X-23 forges her own destiny in this new series...

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Jorge Mendes reviewed Infinity Wars #3 Sep 12, 2018
7.0

Nice moments, good art but it feels lost. 3 editions in with no cohesive plot is too much.

Infinity Wars #3

By: Gerry Duggan, Mike Deodato
Released: Sep 12, 2018

WHO ARE THE INFINITY WARPS?
With Requiem tearing through the Marvel Universe, Loki whispering around its fringes and a new threat looming to devour everything, the very fabric of reality warps around the heroes of Earth... and the only way through winds through infinity itself!
Rated T+

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Jorge Mendes reviewed Runaways #13 Sep 12, 2018
8.0

Feels like a letdown because the last issues were much better, but still a solid issue and good start for the next arc story.

Runaways #13

By: Rainbow Rowell, David Lafuente
Released: Sep 12, 2018

THAT WAS YESTERDAY starts here!
•  After the world-shaking arc-end in #12, a lot has changed for your favorite super-teens.
•  And a major villain from Runaways past is back in a way you won't be able to predict!
•  Plus! This issue has a variant cover by Ryan Sands, the actor who plays Geoffrey Wilder on the Marvel's Runawa...

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Jorge Mendes rated Champions #24 Sep 12, 2018
10

Champions #24

By: Jim Zub, Sean Izaakse
Released: Sep 12, 2018

The Champions grapple with a foe that all the super-powers in the world cannot vanquish!
Rated T+

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Jorge Mendes rated Avengers #7 Sep 7, 2018
8.5

Avengers #7

By: Jason Aaron, Sara Pichelli
Released: Sep 5, 2018

FEATURING GHOST RIDER 1,000,000 BC!
If you thought you knew the beginnings of the Marvel Universe, you were wrong! Odin and his Prehistoric Avengers represent a period of Marvel history that's never been explored. That exploration begins this issue with the origin of the very first Ghost Rider, one who rides a flaming woolly mammoth and battles...

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Nihilist reviewed Justice League #7 Sep 5, 2018
7.5

nd here we are at the end of the first arc. It was a good run so far - one that started something big, and we're going to need a lot of time to process it all. Complexity is both a strength and weakness of Justice League comics now, since while you can't deny the ambition and size of its story, all 7 issues felt a bit disjointed at times, due to action constantly jumping from one character to anot more

Justice League #7

By: Scott Snyder, Mark Morales
Released: Sep 5, 2018

It's wall-to-Source-Wall Justice League action as artist Jim Cheung rejoins writer Scott Snyder! Hawkgirl takes wing against Legion of Doom leader Lex Luthor; John Stewart faces off with old foe Sinestro; the Flash must run down the Still Force-empowered Gorilla Grodd; and Wonder Woman tackles the tag team of Black Manta and Cheetah-underwater, no ...

Jorge Mendes added Bully Wars to their pull list Sep 5, 2018

Bully Wars

I HATE FAIRYLAND and Deadpool writer SKOTTIE YOUNG and artist AARON CONLEY (Sabertooth Swordsman, Rocket Raccoon & Groot) team up for a hilarious all-new, all-ages ONGOING SERIES!
Rufus, the biggest bully in Rottenville since kindergarten, suddenly goes from bully to bullied on the first day of high school. He's forced to make a shaky pact wit...

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Jorge Mendes reviewed Bully Wars #1 Sep 5, 2018
8.5

It's like they made a 90's cartoon network show in comic form. Loved it.

Bully Wars #1

By: Skottie Young, Aaron Conley
Released: Sep 5, 2018

I HATE FAIRYLAND and Deadpool writer SKOTTIE YOUNG and artist AARON CONLEY (Sabertooth Swordsman, Rocket Raccoon & Groot) team up for a hilarious all-new, all-ages ONGOING SERIES!
Rufus, the biggest bully in Rottenville since kindergarten, suddenly goes from bully to bullied on the first day of high school. He's forced to make a shaky pact wit...

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