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ohhaimark reviewed X-Men #6 Feb 22, 2020
9.0

This series has really found it's footing. The last three issues have been consistently great.

X-Men #6

By: Jonathan Hickman, Matteo Buffagni
Released: Feb 12, 2020

Mystique goes to extraordinary lengths to get what she wants...
Rated T+

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ohhaimark reviewed Excalibur #7 Feb 22, 2020
8.0

Surprisingly, really fun. Definitely my favorite issue.

Excalibur #7

By: Tini Howard, Wilton Santos
Released: Feb 12, 2020

THE HUNTSMEN AND THE WARWOLVES!
Excalibur faces an old foe - this time as the hunters rather than the game.
Rated T+

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ohhaimark reviewed X-Force #7 Feb 22, 2020
9.0

Still really engaged in the story. Art was weaker than usual though.

X-Force #7

By: Ben Percy, Oscar Bazaldua
Released: Feb 12, 2020

MISS FORTUNE STRIKES!
Domino's luck seems to be changing... Can she find the source of her misfortune before it costs lives all over the world? And has Colossus healed enough to help her... or even himself?
Parental Advisory

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ohhaimark reviewed Immortal Hulk #31 Feb 22, 2020
10

Just a great issue. Weird, but not confusing, plus Xemnu is a fantastic new character.

Immortal Hulk #31

By: Al Ewing, Joe Bennett
Released: Feb 12, 2020

• There's a new monster in town. He's cuddly. He's lovable. He's down with the kids. And he's available for your corporate retreat.
•  Yes, there was another Hulk, once - the one who made all those nasty threats to end the world. But who needs him?
•  THE LIVING HULK is here. And he's going to save us...

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ohhaimark reviewed New Mutants #7 Feb 22, 2020
7.0

I'm not sure what to think of this issue. It was fun and clever, but ultimately it felt insubstantial. Easily my least favorite Hickman New Mutants.

New Mutants #7

By: Jonathan Hickman, Rod Reis
Released: Feb 19, 2020

Deep in Shi'Ar space, the NEW MUTANTS have found themselves dead in the middle of an intergalactic power struggle. They're probably equipped to handle that, right? And back on Earth, the young mutants of Krakoa look forward to the future...whatever it may hold.
Rated T+

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ohhaimark reviewed Marauders #8 Feb 22, 2020
9.0

This was a great issue. Emotional and with fantastic character moments. Maybe the best Marauders yet.

Marauders #8

By: Gerry Duggan, Stefano Caselli
Released: Feb 19, 2020

THE TREASURE OF ISLAND M!
As Verendi's plans against Krakoa grow, the Marauders find themselves missing something vital... something that brings Storm and the White Queen to blows. Artist Stefano Caselli (AVENGERS, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN) joins the crew of the craziest X-series of them al!
Rated T+

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ohhaimark reviewed Wolverine #1 Feb 22, 2020
7.0

Don't really have time to write full reviews for this week or last week's comics, but for now I'll write a brief description of what I thought. I might go back and elaborate later. I'll probably be able to write full reviews next week. Oh, and if there's anything from this week I haven't got around to, I'll review those later.

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Wolverine #1

By: Ben Percy, Adam Kubert
Released: Feb 19, 2020

THE BEST IS BACK!
Wolverine been through a lot. He's been a loner. He's been a killer. He's been a hero. He's been an Avenger. He's been to hell and back. Now, as the nation of Krakoa brings together all Mutantkind, he can finally be... happy? With his family all together and safe, Wolverine has everything he ever wanted... and everything to lo...

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10

THE GOOD:

-Perfect ending.

-This is some of the most unique looking art that's coming out right now.

-John Constantine is such an awesome character.

-It's nice to see comic with smaller villains. Big threats are important too, but it's refreshing when the hero isn't fighting some end of the world threat.

-This writing... it's so great, so more

John Constantine: Hellblazer #3

By: Si Spurrier, Aaron Campbell
Released: Jan 22, 2020

John has found the cause of the magical madness slaughtering gang members on Peckham Rye...and it's just one guy! How hard can it be to stop him? Well, when the gangs get involved and the source of his power becomes clear, the answer turns out to be "Near impossible, actually!"

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ohhaimark reviewed Gideon Falls #21 Feb 8, 2020
9.0

THE GOOD:

-This was the issue we needed.

-This art is top-tier.

-Every scene inside the mall was mind-blowing.

-This issue was actually rather disturbing.

-I love these characters so much.

-The Laughing Man's final form is just so weird and creepy. I love it.

-Wilfred and Angie's appearance couldn't have been more a more

Gideon Falls #21

By: Jeff Lemire, Andrea Sorrentino
Released: Feb 5, 2020

END OF STORY ARC!
2019 EISNER AWARD WINNER, BEST NEW SERIES!
"THE PENTOCULUS," Part Five-Clara comes face-to-face with the Laughing Man (or maybe it's face-to-face-to-face-to-face) as Fred and Angie take a leap of faith through the Multiverse!

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ohhaimark reviewed Marauders #7 Feb 8, 2020
7.0

THE GOOD:

-The art was nice.

-I know next to nothing about Callisto, but I liked her a lot here.

-The Bishop action scenes were very good.

-That scene with Masque was the highlight for me. Just a great example of how good of a writer Gerry Duggan can be.

-Very interested by the ending.

THE BAD:

-The lack of resolution more

Marauders #7

By: Gerry Duggan, Stefano Caselli
Released: Feb 5, 2020

THE TREASURE OF ISLAND M!
As Verendi's plans against Krakoa grow, the Marauders find themselves missing something vital... something that brings Storm and the White Queen to blows. Artist Stefano Caselli (AVENGERS, AMAZING SPIDER-MAN) joins the crew of the craziest X-series of them al!
Rated T+

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ohhaimark reviewed X-Men/Fantastic Four #1 Feb 8, 2020
8.5

THE GOOD:

-This was awesome. Had a very nostalgic feel to it.

-I'm not a huge Fantastic Four fan, so I was surprised that their characters were so compelling here.

-I like it when X-Men is more plot and dialogue driven, as opposed to action oriented. The dilemma here is interesting, and it's really interesting to see a sort of "versus" comic that isn't focused wh more

X-Men/Fantastic Four #1

By: Chip Zdarsky, Terry Dodson
Released: Feb 5, 2020

KRAKOA. Every mutant on Earth lives there ... except for one. But now it's time for FRANKLIN RICHARDS to come home.
It's the X-MEN VS. the FANTASTIC FOUR and nothing will ever be the same.
Rated T+

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myconius reviewed Batman #88 Feb 5, 2020
6.0

really beautiful art, but the story is just not grabbing me.

this just feels like it's trying way too hard.

Batman #88

By: James Tynion IV, Guillem March
Released: Feb 5, 2020

The conspiracy that will rock Batman's world continues to unfold as the Dark Knight travels to Arkham Asylum to get answers from the Penguin! What dark secret does he share with The Joker, the Riddler, and...Catwoman? Plus, the plague of assassins descending upon Gotham City in its weakest moments continues! Will this be the moment when Deathstroke...

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allenquanobi reviewed Batman #87 Jan 22, 2020
6.5

Just fine again. If the rumors are true and a new creative team is taking over after 100, I would welcome that instead. Tynion's first 2 issues just feel very by the basics run of the mill Batman, which is fine, especially after the divisiveness of King's 85 issue run. The art is also just fine, which is disappointing after the incredible run of artists during King's run (hate that run all you more

Batman #87

By: James Tynion IV, Guillem March
Released: Jan 22, 2020

The Riddler has been lying low since his humiliating defeat as part of Bane's army- but as costumed assassins start to make their way into Gotham City, Edward Nygma may have the answers he's been looking for. Or at least, the answer to why Deathstroke is trying to kill him! Is it possible that Batman's tussle with Slade Wilson was all just a ruse t...

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YourGreenMuse - Feb 2, 2020

He also wrote Doom Patrol, which is not.

ohhaimark - Feb 3, 2020

@YourGreenMuse No it most certainly is not.

ohhaimark reviewed Once & Future #6 Jan 24, 2020
7.0

THE GOOD:

-Fantastic art, as always.

-I thought this was a great conclusion to the first arc. The story remained interesting the whole way through.

-Gran is such a good character.

-It's always nice to see characters win not using their strength but their wits in a comic book.

-Nice call back to issue one with the Questing Beast.

T more

Once & Future #6

By: Kieron Gillen, Dan Mora
Released: Jan 22, 2020

With the fate of the world in the balance, Duncan must finally accept his role in the larger story. But has Gran trained him well enough to defeat the undead King of the Britons by himself?
  
  

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myconius - Jan 31, 2020

Dan Mora? Nice!

ohhaimark - Jan 31, 2020

Yes. One of my favorite current artists. I'd highly recommend this comic, btw. Nothing but a good old fun time. If we ever needed a comic in 2019, it's Once and Future. Not focused on money, or being obnoxiously pretentious. It just wants to entertain you.

ohhaimark reviewed Fallen Angels #6 Jan 31, 2020
1.0

This is legitimately one of the worst-looking, most rushed, slapped-together issues I've ever read. And that's all I have to say.

Fallen Angels #6

By: Bryan Edward Hill, Szymon Kudranski
Released: Jan 29, 2020

HARK! MORE ANGELS FALL!
Husk and Bling! Join Psylocke and company on their mission to stave off Apoth and his children! Then - Cable turns on X-23?!?
Rated T+

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ohhaimark reviewed New Mutants #6 Jan 31, 2020
5.5

THE GOOD:

-An okay issue.

-I sort of liked the very basic moral dilemma presented by the Manon and Maxine characters

-I liked the villain character's death. For once, something I wasn't expecting happened in this comic.

-The last few pages were actually great. Really bittersweet. Good twist. I hope more stuffy like that happens in the future of this co more

New Mutants #6

By: Jonathan Hickman, Flaviano
Released: Jan 29, 2020

A simple visit to check in on old friends in the human world has gone wrong - dangerously wrong. With innocent lives on the line, Armor and the other young mutants have their hands tied... but escaping without collateral damage looks increasingly impossible.
Rated T+

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ohhaimark reviewed Immortal Hulk #30 Jan 31, 2020
10

THE GOOD:

-This was a perfect issue.

-Joe Bennett's art is so phenomenal.

-It's nice to see such a visually oriented series accentuated by such unique and compelling characters.

-This is probably the best body horror comic ever produced.

-This was really exhilarating issue. I didn't realize I had been holding my breath until it ended.

Immortal Hulk #30

By: Al Ewing, Joe Bennett
Released: Jan 29, 2020

• The first Gamma Bomb unleashed a terrifying creature with impossible strength who waged war on all human authority.
•  The authorities gave the beast a name - a name the whole world knows. But it was someone else's name first...
•  ...and now the HULK THAT WAS has returned to take it back.
Rated...

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ohhaimark reviewed X-Force #6 Jan 31, 2020
9.0

THE GOOD:

-X-Force continues to show current superhero comics how it's done.

-Beast's narration.... stunning.

-I really liked the whole story with Terra Verde. Very well-done.

-Excellent pacing. Things move quickly without feeling rushed.

-I liked the tie back to HoX/PoX with the reference to an organic Nimrod.

-The twist with more

X-Force #6

By: Ben Percy, Joshua Cassara
Released: Jan 29, 2020

DEADLY CHOICES CARRY DARK CONSEQUENCES!
First, Domino and Forge have to pick up the pieces as the team faces a major setback! Then, Beast takes matters into his own hands when a piece of new technology threatens the safety of the nation.
Parental Advisory

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ohhaimark reviewed X-Men #5 Jan 31, 2020
9.5

THE GOOD:

-Amazing issue.

-Loved the opener. Definitely grabs your attention.

-RB Silva did a great job with the art.

-Loved the introduction of The Vault with Wolverine. This comic captures your interest very early on and doesn't let go.

-The visuals for the Vault especially were top notch.

-I really like the breaking into the more

X-Men #5

By: Jonathan Hickman, R. B. Silva
Released: Jan 29, 2020

The X-Men, the most powerful heroes on the planet, deal with an old nemesis' surprising return...
Rated T

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ohhaimark reviewed Excalibur #6 Jan 24, 2020
5.0

THE GOOD:

-Great art.

-Apocalypse is still the most interesting thing here.

-I kinda liked the falling action. The last three scenes were genuinely good character moments. Let's hope this series can get back on track. Or... on a track.

THE BAD:

-This series is so boring.

-This story is ridiculously un-engaging. I'm just watching more

Excalibur #6

By: Tini Howard, Marcus To
Released: Jan 22, 2020

The Secret of Rogue's Coffin!
Locked in her mysterious coffin, Rogue dreams. Meanwhile, Apocalypse performs a ritual, and the throne of power changes hands. The reign of mutantkind reaches the Otherworld at last.
Rated T+

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batguano - Jan 24, 2020

Thank you, I feel like I’m taking crazy pills seeing all this praise. The art is really good but everything else is just meh. I feel almost no connection with most of these characters. And the team roster seemed random especially the inclusion of jubilee and gambit.

egon244 - Jan 26, 2020

I had the same troubles with this series. But I found this issue surprisingly fun and entertaining, and it actually gave me some much-needed interest in the story. Finally.

ohhaimark reviewed Marauders #6 Jan 24, 2020
7.0

THE GOOD:

-An OK issue. Definitely the weakest Marauders yet.

-I still think this comic is just a lot of fun.

-I think in terms of characters, the best DoX book would be Hickman's New Mutants, but this series is close behind. Everyone here is really compelling.

-Sebastian Shaw is a fantastic villain.

-Great, suspenseful ending.

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Marauders #6

By: Gerry Duggan, Matteo Lolli
Released: Jan 22, 2020

THE BATTLE OF MADRIPOOR!
The Marauders are caught between the forces of Madripoor and the Black King's machinations! Thankfully, they have TWO Omega Level mutants onboard...
Rated T+

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7.0

THE GOOD:

-Pretty good issue. Nothing spectacular.

-Great art, as usual.

-This comic is always pretty cinematic. It feels like a blockbuster movie put in a comic, and it comes with all the pros and cons that entails.

-The twist here was pretty good. Nothing original, but I like it.

-The end was well done.

THE BAD:

-U more

Batman: Curse of the White Knight #6

By: Sean Murphy
Released: Jan 22, 2020

DC BLACK LABEL
Gotham City's crushing curse is uncovered! Everything Batman thought he knew about the Wayne family secret is turned upside down as Azrael and The Joker usher anarchy into Arkham-and after a final word with Jack, Harley faces an impossible choice!

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myconius reviewed Detective Comics #1019 Jan 22, 2020
4.0

it's official. this series has completely fallen of the "MUST READ" list.

this arc was mediocre at best and an easy skip. you won't be missing anything special.

Detective Comics #1019

By: Peter J. Tomasi, Scott Godlewski
Released: Jan 22, 2020

The Dark Knight is on the trail of the figure behind a brutal series of murders across Gotham City-and what he finds will send a cold shiver up his spine! A public attack on Bruce Wayne has brought the possible perpetrator of these murders to light...so what is an axe-wielding cult leader from the 1600s doing in present-day Gotham? Find out for you...

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myconius - Jan 22, 2020

hmmm. sounds like something to look forward to when they release the collected edition. i'm guessing i'll need to read the first White Knight series beforehand.

ohhaimark - Jan 22, 2020

Yeah. It's entertaining, not much else. The art is, of course, amazing.

ohhaimark rated Saga #1 Jan 19, 2020
10

Saga #1

By: Brian K. Vaughan, Fiona Staples
Released: Mar 14, 2012

Y: THE LAST MAN writer BRIAN K. VAUGHAN returns to comics with red-hot artist FIONA STAPLES for an all-new ONGOING SERIES! Star Wars-style action collides with Game of Thrones-esque drama in this original sci-fi/fantasy epic for mature readers, as new parents Marko and Alana risk everything to raise their child amidst a never-ending galactic war.

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ohhaimark - Jan 22, 2020

Certainly is. Comics made for any kind of reader (those old enough, that is). You truly feel like you're watching these characters grow up. This series is infamous for killing off characters, but when someone dies, it feels meaningful. There's no shock value. Also, Fiona Staples' art is bursting with personality and passion.

myconius - Jan 22, 2020

sounds really intense! one day i'll have to give it a look.

ohhaimark reviewed Batman #86 Jan 10, 2020
3.0

THE GOOD:

-Good art. Daniel did not disappoint, for me at least.

-The epilogue was the only interesting part for me, and it was basically the opening scene of the Dark Knight.

THE BAD:

-Maybe it's because it's been so long since I read a Batman comic, but I was not interested in this at all.

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Batman #86

By: James Tynion IV, Tony Daniel
Released: Jan 8, 2020

It's a new day in Gotham City, but not the same old Batman. With Bane vanquished and one of his longtime allies gone, Batman has to start picking up the pieces and stepping up his game. Batman has a new plan for Gotham City, but he's not the only one. Deathstroke has returned as well, under a mysterious new contract that could change everything.

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ohhaimark - Jan 22, 2020

Yeah. You'd think after the Tom King mess, DC would pull out all the stops, but instead we get one of the most bland, forgettable comics in a long, long time. Sad to say I'm going to jump the boat on Tynion's run after the first issue.

myconius - Jan 22, 2020

DC has been very unapologetic for the mess they let King make. ...who knows? maybe one day i'll eventually get wise, jump boat and stop wasting the money and cluttering my place with crap comics. ...one day. at least i finally got myself where i don't just keep throwing my money at DC when they shovel out 10 different 'Batman' titles like they've just started up doing again recently.

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myconius reviewed Batman #87 Jan 22, 2020
6.0

STUNNING art!!
Guillem March is a BEAST!!!
too bad the writing just doesn't mach up.

Tynion just doesn't do anything for me.
at least he's a vast improvement over the previous writer.
but then again acute bronchitis is a vast improvement over the previous writer.

this just isn't something i'm going to be in a rush to read again any time too soon.

Batman #87

By: James Tynion IV, Guillem March
Released: Jan 22, 2020

The Riddler has been lying low since his humiliating defeat as part of Bane's army- but as costumed assassins start to make their way into Gotham City, Edward Nygma may have the answers he's been looking for. Or at least, the answer to why Deathstroke is trying to kill him! Is it possible that Batman's tussle with Slade Wilson was all just a ruse t...

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ohhaimark reviewed Saga #54 Jan 19, 2020
10

A beautiful, heartbreaking, and, if I'm being honest, life-changing issue.

Saga #54

By: Brian K. Vaughan, Fiona Staples
Released: Jul 25, 2018

END OF STORY ARC!

The explosive "season finale" to SAGA's most shocking storyline yet.

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ohhaimark reviewed Saga #53 Jan 19, 2020
10

Brian K. Vaughan just wants us all to be depressed.

Saga #53

By: Brian K. Vaughan, Fiona Staples
Released: Jun 27, 2018

Uh-oh.

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ohhaimark reviewed Saga #52 Jan 19, 2020
8.5

No one is safe.

Saga #52

By: Brian K. Vaughan, Fiona Staples
Released: May 30, 2018

Danger approaches.

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ohhaimark rated Saga #51 Jan 19, 2020
8.5

Saga #51

By: Brian K. Vaughan, Fiona Staples
Released: Apr 25, 2018

Tabloid reporters Upsher and Doff have uncovered the scoop of the century, but what will it cost Hazel and her family?

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