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ohhaimark reviewed Detective Comics #1009 Aug 14, 2019
5.0

THE GOOD:

-This was fine. I don't seem to be as over-the-moon with it as others are, which is alright.

-I love how Peter Tomasi writes Alfred. He and Tom Taylor both just seem to… understand that character.

-Honestly, I think next issue is going to be a lot better. The set up for it seems to be much better than this issue's, the plane premise has been done to d more

Detective Comics #1009

By: Peter J. Tomasi, Christian Duce
Released: Aug 14, 2019

"Take Your Shot" begins! Deadshot has returned to Gotham City following a long stint with the Suicide Squad, and Batman fears that without the oversight of AmandaWaller, Floyd Lawton will go back to his old ways. Meanwhile, after taking Lex Luthor's offer, Mr. Freeze begins taking action to get exactly what he wants and killing anyone who stands in...

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ohhaimark - Aug 15, 2019

I am so tired of Year of the Villain. So far it's been one decent enough one shot and a bunch of random, unnecessary two page scenes at the end of a bunch of unrelated series. It's really a weak event. I was very concerned when DC's big selling point was the ugly "battle-damaged covers", where the logos are cracked and whatnot. Wow, that definitely makes me want to buy the issue, only because the Detective Comics logo is frozen.

Darkseid24 - Aug 20, 2019

Same. Honestly it’s boring& so much copied from Underworld Unleashed.

ohhaimark commented on this:
2.0

This comic is such a great example of weird for the sake of weird and why that's bullshit. The plot is scattershot at best. If you take away the weird elements, you get a pitifully dull story. This is offering me nothing. I don't find divorce proceedings or couple's therapy interesting. I'm not just going to start because the couple are planets. And no, I'm not a furry, so I'm not going to get any more

Doom Patrol: Weight of the Worlds #2

By: Gerard Way, James Harvey
Released: Aug 7, 2019

It is a time of great upheaval as Cliff transforms, Larry gives birth, Casey babysits-and the Doom Patrol becomes embroiled in the divorce proceedings of feuding cosmic entities.

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YourGreenMuse - Aug 23, 2019

No. A stream of consciousness is not creative. Anyone can do it. The point shouldn't just be that it's fucking weird. That's a stupid point. That's why I said this is weird for the sake of weird. And I hate that. Because it's stupid. So you can enjoy it all you want, but you should accept that I find it insipid, boring and worthless.

YourGreenMuse - Aug 23, 2019

Or you can keep commenting about how great it is while I roll my eyes at the suggestion.

2.5

THE GOOD:

-The art was better-ish?

-I actually like Keeg. What do you know?

-I would call the Dannyland map filler (which it is!), if I didn't want a bigger version hanging on my wall so badly.

THE BAD:

-Uuuuggggghhhhh. More of this. I almost miss it when I didn't have to read this crap every month. And, yes, commenters! I know that "if you more

Doom Patrol: Weight of the Worlds #2

By: Gerard Way, James Harvey
Released: Aug 7, 2019

It is a time of great upheaval as Cliff transforms, Larry gives birth, Casey babysits-and the Doom Patrol becomes embroiled in the divorce proceedings of feuding cosmic entities.

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myconius - Aug 14, 2019

EW!!!! GROSS!!! >.

ohhaimark - Aug 14, 2019

Yeah, no, I instantly regretting looking at it. I hate this comic, but I feel obliged to read it, since the Doom Patrol is my favorite property and I love these characters so much. Not the way Gerard No Way writes them though.

ohhaimark reviewed Coffin Bound #1 Aug 14, 2019
6.5

THE GOOD:

-I guess I'm late to the party with this one. I originally didn't pick it up because I was unfamiliar with the creative team, but after seeing that both Kieron Gillen and Warren Ellis recommend it, I decided to pick it up. It was pretty good.

-This was very Lynchian, so take that as you will. If you like David Lynch, you will most likely enjoy this. If not, this isn more

Coffin Bound #1

By: Dan Watters, DaNi
Released: Aug 7, 2019

SERIES PREMIERE! Cars! Guns! Entropy! Chased by an unstoppable killer, Izzy Tyburn has decided that if the world won't have her in it, it can have nothing of her at all. She's re-treading her life, leaving nothing but burned rubber, ash, and the sun-scorched bones of those who get in her way. Join writer DAN WATTERS (Sandman Universe: Lucifer, LIMB...

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ohhaimark reviewed Unearth #2 Aug 14, 2019
7.0

THE GOOD:

-I'm still enjoying this series way more than most others. It's a fun little horror series.

-Both of the opening scenes are weird, creepy and mysterious in all the right ways.

-I really like the art. It's not the most detailed stuff, but it's got a lot of personality and it's very engrossing.

-These creatures are still fairly interesting, if more

Unearth #2

By: Cullen Bunn, Baldemar Rivas
Released: Aug 14, 2019

Escorted by military hard cases, a group of scientists descend into a strange cave system in hopes of unlocking the secrets of a flesh-warping infection. But the cave system is crawling with hideous creatures that not only twist flesh, but minds as well! Is it possible this disease is working with a ghastly purpose? The nightmarish mystery deepens ...

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ohhaimark reviewed Gideon Falls #16 Aug 14, 2019
10

THE GOOD:

-This was incredible. You don't even need me to tell you that anymore.

-Andrea Sorrentino. I can't praise him enough. Words can't describe how much I love this f***ing art.

-That opening scene was perfectly creepy and it presented a nice little origin story for Norton's scar.

-These characters are so wonderful. I love them all.

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Gideon Falls #16

By: Jeff Lemire, Andrea Sorrentino
Released: Aug 14, 2019

    END OF STORY ARC! "ALL THOSE LITTLE SCARS": The pulse-pounding conclusion to "Season 3" of the hottest supernatural horror story in comics! Clara is finally reunited with her missing brother, Danny-but The Laughing Man doesn't give up his acolytes without a bloody battle!

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ohhaimark reviewed The White Trees #1 Aug 14, 2019
3.5

THE GOOD:

-The art was good. I've never been quite as in love with Anka's art as others, but it did it's job and suited the fantasy environment well.

-The flashback scenes were good. They definitely tried a bit too hard to be profound and emotional, but I appreciate them for what they were.

-The dragon battle was cool if a bit anticlimactic.

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The White Trees #1

By: Chip Zdarsky, Kris Anka
Released: Aug 14, 2019

MINISERIES PREMIERE! Acclaimed Daredevil writer CHIP ZDARSKY teams up with superstar Runaways artists KRIS ANKA and MATT WILSON for this spectacular OVERSIZED TWO-ISSUE MINISERIES! In the fantastical world of Blacksand, peace was hard-won, and three unbending warriors carry the scars to prove it. Now, almost twenty years later, their children are m...

ohhaimark reviewed Once & Future #1 Aug 14, 2019
9.0

THE GOOD:

-This was a wonderful comic. I highly recommend it to anyone looking for a nice, entertaining story.

-I usually don't talk about this, but can we all just appreciate how worth your money this issue is? Not only does it have a great story, but it's $3.99, with 30 full pages of story, uninterrupted by any ads, with nice heavy paper and a card stock cover.

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Once & Future #1

By: Kieron Gillen, Dan Mora
Released: Aug 14, 2019

     * When a group of Nationalists use an ancient artifact to bring a villain from Arthurian myth back from the dead to gain power, ex-monster hunter Bridgette McGuire escapes her retirement home and pulls her unsuspecting grandson Duncan, a museum curator, into a world of magic and mysticism to defeat a legendary threat.
* Bestselling wr...

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ohhaimark reviewed Powers of X #2 Aug 14, 2019
9.0

THE GOOD:

-This is still a great series. I'm really enjoying this run a lot.

-RB Silva's art was much better here than issue one, I think. The quality difference in art between this and House was much less discernible with this issue.

-I just love how these series tie together.

-This is just the definition of epic. House is a much more contained, focu more

Powers of X #2

By: Jonathan Hickman, R. B. Silva
Released: Aug 14, 2019

As Xavier sows the seeds of the past, the X-Men's future blossoms into trouble for all mutantdom. Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (NEW AVENGERS, INFINITY, FF) continues reshaping the X-Men's past, present and future with breakout artist R.B. Silva (UNCANNY X-MEN)!
Rated T+

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ohhaimark rated Fairlady #4 Aug 8, 2019
9.5

Fairlady #4

By: Brian Schirmer, Claudia Balboni
Released: Jul 17, 2019

A client in an oversized cat mask hires Jenner for a very personal case... An avid reader, he's frustrated that the mystery book he's been reading is missing its final page. Initially, Jenner balks at the rather petty assignment-but then she sees how much he's willing to pay. A Fairlady's gotta eat.

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ohhaimark rated Fairlady #3 Aug 8, 2019
7.0

Fairlady #3

By: Brian Schirmer, Claudia Balboni
Released: Jun 19, 2019

When her client turns up dead, Fairlady Jenner Faulds thinks her biggest task will be figuring out whodunnit. Instead, she learns that the client was an imposter, that the assassin(s) might still be after the real guy, and that she might yet have a bigger role to play.

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ohhaimark rated Fairlady #2 Aug 8, 2019
8.0

Fairlady #2

By: Brian Schirmer, Claudia Balboni
Released: May 15, 2019

When a Fairman is declared dead after a mishap with a dragon, his widow hires Jenner Faulds-the land's only Fairlady-to prove otherwise. Jenner's investigation will bring her head-to-head with the local constabulary, surly Fairmen, and deadly black marketeers.

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ohhaimark rated Fairlady #1 Aug 8, 2019
8.0

Fairlady #1

By: Brian Schirmer, Claudia Balboni
Released: Apr 10, 2019

SERIES PREMIERE

Every fantasy epic ends with a war. But what happens when the war is over?

After posing as a man to join the army, Jenner Faulds returns home to The Feld for a new start as a "Fairman"-a specially licensed private investigator. But sexism didn't end on the battlefield, and as the only "Fairlady," Jenner gets stuck...

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ohhaimark rated Unearth #1 Aug 8, 2019
7.0

Unearth #1

By: Cullen Bunn, Baldemar Rivas
Released: Jul 10, 2019

SERIES PREMIERE! When a flesh-warping disease ravages a remote village in Mexico, a scientific task force travels to the inhospitable area to investigate the contamination. Tracing the source of the disease to a nearby cave system, the team discovers a bizarre, hostile ecosystem and a supernatural revelation from which they may never escape. This n...

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ohhaimark rated Sea of Stars #2 Aug 8, 2019
8.5

Sea of Stars #2

By: Jason Aaron, Stephen Green
Released: Aug 7, 2019

"LOST IN THE WILDS OF HEAVEN," Part Two (of Five): Space trucker Gil's problems have gone from bad to worse after a giant leviathan destroyed his ship and probably killed his young son, Kadyn. He's quickly losing oxygen and-after being attacked by weird aliens-thinks he might also be losing his mind. Meanwhile, Kadyn is very much alive and having a...

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ohhaimark rated Sea of Stars #1 Aug 8, 2019
8.5

Sea of Stars #1

By: Jason Aaron, Stephen Green
Released: Jul 3, 2019

"LOST IN THE WILDS OF HEAVEN," Part One: Being a space trucker sounds like a cool job, but in reality, it can be boring as hell. So when recently widowed Gil gets a long-haul gig across the universe, he figures it's safe enough to bring his young son Kadyn along for the ride-that is, until their "big rig" gets bitten in half by a gigantic Space Lev...

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ohhaimark commented on this:
9.5

Grant Morrison’s Batman is one of the best Batman runs i’ve ever read.
this deluxe sized omnibus finally gives us the Definitive reading order for Grant Morrison’s Batman.
Batman & Robin 1-16, The Return of Bruce 1-6, and Batman 700-702 have been printed in chronological reading order for the first time ever!

the Bonus Content from the original collected editions has al more

Batman Vol. 2: By Grant Morrison Omnibus

By: Grant Morrison, Tony S. Daniel

The Dark Knight has fallen, sacrificing himself in the Final Crisis. Tim Drake has laid down the mantle of Robin to search the world for a sign that his mentor can be brought back from oblivion. Now Dick Grayson has taken up the cape and cowl of his former partner, and Damian Wayne has become a deadly new Robin. Together, they must overcome a pair ...

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ohhaimark - Aug 8, 2019

Arnold Drake's run is a lot of fun, if you don't mind the very Silver-Age feel to it. Other than that, Giffen's brief little run was not bad, but I know he can write better. The Byrne run was atrociously bad and Arcudi's is very mediocre.

drwasheewashee - Aug 9, 2019

Have you read Scott's Snyder's black mirror? I honestly think that's the best dickbats story ever and Snyder's best Batman story.

ohhaimark reviewed Batman #76 Aug 7, 2019
2.5

I'm tired of this. I'm tired of saying "this issue was better than last issue, at least," because the bar has been set so damn low. I may just stick to rating this series from now on, if that. As for my thoughts on the issue:

Well, it was better than last issue at least.

Batman #76

By: Tom King, Tony Daniel
Released: Aug 7, 2019

"City of Bane" continues! Bane has taken over Gotham City, and Batman is nowhere to be found. At least, not a Batman anyone recognizes. Flashpoint Batman is now patrolling the city, dispensing a violent brand of justice and taking out rogue villains who haven't yet signed on with Bane. It's all building to a rebellion among the bad guys who don't w...

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ohhaimark - Aug 7, 2019

Yeah no, I would even mention this in the same sentence as a big steaming pile of dog poo. I wouldn't want to embarrass the dog poo by being associated with this.

myconius - Aug 8, 2019

hahahaha. even do poo must be held to a higher standard! X"D

ohhaimark reviewed Die #6 Aug 7, 2019
10

THE GOOD:

-Yay! Die is back!

-Stephanie Hans is a goddess. That's my only explanation for how she can put out so much good art. I'd also like to point out how she doesn't fall into the trap of "incredibly detailed but lifeless art" that is becoming much more common.

-The world building here is fantastic.

-I love all these characters. This and Gideon F more

Die #6

By: Kieron Gillen, Stephanie Hans
Released: Aug 7, 2019

NEW STORY ARC! "SPLIT THE PARTY," Part One: Forget escaping Die-half of our heroes can't even escape the remains of shattered Glass Town. Is there any way out? Of course there is. It's just whether or not you can pay the price. Jump aboard the commercial smash series here!

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ohhaimark reviewed Green Lantern #10 Aug 7, 2019
6.0

THE GOOD:

-This is so fun and creative. So much different than so many other books DC is putting out right now.

-Liam Sharp and Grant Morrison just fit. I think that's part of the reason the annual was so bad, was because the art and writing didn't click.

-Oh man, the Earth 32 page was just… everything i want to see in any comic.

-The undead Trinity more

Green Lantern #10

By: Grant Morrison, Liam Sharp
Released: Aug 7, 2019

Twelve parallel worlds! Twelve Green Lanterns! And one unstoppable menace! Hal Jordan joins the Green Lanterns of the Multiverse-including Bat-Lantern, Tangent Green Lantern and more-to save a dying Multiverse, defeat the relentless Anti-Man and embark upon their "Quest for the Cosmic Grail"! It's another Morrison/Sharp science fantasy epic!

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ohhaimark reviewed Immortal Hulk #22 Aug 7, 2019
8.5

THE GOOD:

-I love this series. This wasn't the best issue, but I just found it worth pointing out how stellar this is as an ongoing.

-Joe Bennett's art is good here. It's far from his best work. It's certainly better than that fill in artist last issue.

-I think Joe is the best character in the whole series at this point.

-I absolutely love the charac more

Immortal Hulk #22

By: Al Ewing, Joe Bennett
Released: Aug 7, 2019

• Shadow Base has one goal: to stop the monsters, the forces of chaos - And give their power to men of order.
•  But the monsters have goals of their own. And now they're working together.
•  RICK JONES remembers everything... and you wouldn't like him when he's angry.
Rated T+

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ohhaimark reviewed DCeased #4 Aug 7, 2019
7.5

OH NO! SPOILERS GALORE!

THE GOOD:

-This is one of the best series DC has right now. If you're not reading it, you should be.

-I really like the art. It's absolutely perfect for the tone of this book.

-Damn, I didn't even think about zombie Ray Palmer, but now that I did… *shivers*

-The characters feel so great here. Tom Taylor knows his sh more

DCeased #4

By: Tom Taylor, Trevor Hairsine
Released: Aug 7, 2019

The Daily Planet has become a beacon of hope for the living as the Anti-Life Equation sweeps the planet. What's left of the Justice League have begun to gather there, bringing survivors and family alike. But the city is being overrun with infected humans...and superhumans! The war for Metropolis begins!

ohhaimark reviewed Absolute Carnage #1 Aug 7, 2019
7.5

THE GOOD:

-This was just good old fashioned fun. It's been a while since a comic has felt that way.

-Ryan Stegman has put out a lot of good art in his time, and is sure to put out a lot more, but this feels like career-best work from him. Seriously, every panel is given so much detail and thought. It's remarkable.

-Act 1 was pretty traditional event-stuff, Act 2 more

Absolute Carnage #1

By: Donny Cates, Ryan Stegman
Released: Aug 7, 2019

After turning Venom's world upside down a year ago, DONNY CATES and RYAN STEGMAN are about to put the Sinister Symbiote through hell again, only this time CARNAGE has come calling, and everyone who's ever worn a symbiote is dead in his sights! He's skirted the periphery of the Marvel Universe for months, but Cletus Kasady at last stands poised to m...

ohhaimark rated House of X #1 Aug 7, 2019
9.0

House of X #1

By: Jonathan Hickman, Pepe Larraz
Released: Jul 24, 2019

FACE THE FUTURE! Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (SECRET WARS, AVENGERS, FANTASTIC FOUR) takes the reins of the X-Men universe! Since the release of Uncanny X-Men #1, there have been four seminal moments in the history of the X-Men. Giant-Sized X-Men. X-Men. Age of Apocalypse. New X-Men. Four iconic series that introduced a new era for Marvel's m...

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ohhaimark reviewed House of X #2 Aug 7, 2019
8.5

THE GOOD:

-This was really, really good! I loved it.

-Yeah between Silva and Larraz, Larraz definitely has the better art out of this X-Men relaunch. Still can't wait for Yu. I always loved his art.

-I think Mr. Hickman can make a compelling story out of anything. If yould've told me this issue was about Moira Groundhog's Day-ing it through her various lives, I p more

House of X #2

By: Jonathan Hickman, Pepe Larraz
Released: Aug 7, 2019

Learn the truth about one of the X-Men's closest allies...and then begin the fight for the future of mutantkind! Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (AVENGERS, SECRET WARS, FANTASTIC FOUR) continues reshaping the X-Men's world with Marvel Young Gun artist Pepe Larraz (EXTERMINATION, AVENGERS)!
Rated T+

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myconius reviewed Batman #76 Aug 7, 2019
1.5

Tom King just has no idea how to tell a story.
his "plots" are all over the place and incoherent.

Tom King also does not understand nor does he respect any of the characters within the DCU.

him being one of the main writers is a major reason why DC Comics is in so much trouble right now..

DC should just change the companies name to 'The Titanic'.
that wo more

Batman #76

By: Tom King, Tony Daniel
Released: Aug 7, 2019

"City of Bane" continues! Bane has taken over Gotham City, and Batman is nowhere to be found. At least, not a Batman anyone recognizes. Flashpoint Batman is now patrolling the city, dispensing a violent brand of justice and taking out rogue villains who haven't yet signed on with Bane. It's all building to a rebellion among the bad guys who don't w...

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myconius - Aug 8, 2019

AH! if Snake was in charge, they'd be number 1 in the industry!!! ..no. i definitely don't think DC will be closing up shop any time soon. but this tightening of the belt does have me worried. laying off Mark Chiarello was a major loss. and i really feel that taking away Swamp Thing, Hellblazer and Animal Man away from Vertigo with the new52 was a huge mistake. i just hope they don't end print and phase into digital. as much as i may complain about clutter, i love my books and comics.

egon244 - Aug 8, 2019

"I love my books and comics". I can get behind that.

ohhaimark reviewed The Batman Who Laughs #7 Jul 31, 2019
6.0

THE GOOD:

-I will admit there was potential with the final battles, and I was entertained at times. Just more proof this should have stayed a six issue miniseries.

-Damn, I love Jock's art. I wish I hadn't bothered hurting my eyes with Snyder's super-exposition. I also loved the color art.

-I'm actually pretty excited about where that final page is leading. Just more

The Batman Who Laughs #7

By: Scott Snyder, Jock
Released: Jul 31, 2019

It's the final showdown between Batman and the Batman Who Laughs... but how do you defeat a foe who knows your every instinct and every move? Bruce Wayne will have to outsmart Bruce Wayne in this ultimate test of good versus evil. You can't miss this finale to the epic miniseries that will tear up the very foundations of Gotham City!

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8.5

THE GOOD:

-This was a much better issue than number one. I was really excited by everything that happened here.

-This reminded me of why I love comics like the Court of Owls and Death of the Family. For some reason Metal didn't click with me and issue one of this series kind of fell apart upon rereads, so this feels like a great return to form for a great creative team.

Batman: Last Knight on Earth #2

By: Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo
Released: Jul 31, 2019

The world has been destroyed, and Batman is on a quest to find out who's responsible. But when villains from his past begin to complicate things for the Dark Knight, he finds an unlikely ally in a place known as "the Plains of Solitude."

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ohhaimark reviewed Powers of X #1 Jul 31, 2019
9.0

THE GOOD:

-Goddamn, I can't believe I'm not reading an Image comic or something similar. This is truly as close to creator owned as a comic from one of the big two will likely ever get.

-I found this comic to be even more strange and unique than House, which is saying a lot considering just how ambitious that debut was.

-I really liked how this comic showed us thi more

Powers of X #1

By: Jonathan Hickman, R. B. Silva
Released: Jul 31, 2019

FEAR THE FUTURE! Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (INFINTY, NEW AVENGERS, FF) continues his revolutionary new direction for the X-Men. Intertwining with HOUSE OF X, POWERS OF X reveals the secret past, present  and  future of mutantkind, changing the way you look at every X-Men story before and after. You do not want to miss the next seminal m...

ohhaimark reviewed Immortal Hulk #21 Jul 18, 2019
8.0

THE GOOD:

-Damn, the script was good. Al Ewing is an incredibly talented writer.

-This issue is yet another example of just how dark mainstream comics can get.

-Hm, this issue actually made me care about General Fortean, which means it's effective because I never did before.

-Damn that ending was trippy, weird and unexpected.

THE BAD:
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Immortal Hulk #21

By: Al Ewing, Joe Bennett
Released: Jul 17, 2019

As the smoke from last issue clears, General Fortean makes a fateful decision. There can be no more half measure. No weapon is off the table. Force must be met with equal force. This is a war without rules... and SHADOW BASE is going to win.
Rated T+

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YourGreenMuse - Jul 23, 2019

I didn't mind the guest artist until the very last page of the issue. Joe Bennett could've made that last page so much more impactful, as we've seen his talent of drawing Lovecraft/body horror displayed so many times before this. Instead, we get a *competent* final page. It gets the job done, shows what it's supposed to, but it's nothing compared to Betty ripping out Hulk's heart and eating it. Or Bruce being confronted by Metatron.

ohhaimark - Jul 23, 2019

Yeah, incredibly true. Joe Bennett is the perfect fit for this series. I guess we can't expect him to run like a machine and never take a break though. At least last time we had a guest artist it was Kyle Hotz. Something about Bodenheim's art here just felt really off for me the whole way through, however.

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