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Ollie44 reviewed The Joker #2 Apr 14, 2021
9.0

Jim Gordon is the real star in the series.

The Joker #2

By: Sam Johns, Mirka Andolfo
Released: Apr 14, 2021

As the dust settles on Arkham Asylum and tragic recent events, The Joker is the most wanted man in the world-and powerful forces are lining up around the globe to hunt him...but where exactly is the Clown Price of Crime? Jim Gordon, facing his twilight years haunted by the madman, knows where to start the hunt, and he’s been given the go-ahead to...

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Ollie44 rated Superman #30 Apr 14, 2021
8.0

Superman #30

By: Phillip K. Johnson, Sami Basri
Released: Apr 14, 2021

Superman has received a signal from distant space. An old friend is in deep trouble, and only the Man of Steel can help him. By the time Superman and his son get there, though, the alien who sent the signal is nowhere to be found, and his people appear to be enthralled by a shamanistic storyteller who warns of an ancient grudge with the malevolent ...

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Ollie44 rated Batman/Catwoman #4 Mar 31, 2021
6.0

Batman/Catwoman #4

By: Tom King, Clay Mann
Released: Mar 31, 2021

The Joker has hidden a bomb in Gotham-but there might be a bigger explosion if Batman proves his suspicions true, and Catwoman actually knows where it is! It’s a dangerous secret that threatens to destroy the couple’s relationship in its early days, and it’s going to reverberate throughout their time together. In the present day, it will affe...

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8.5

Future State: Superman vs. Imperious Lex #3

By: Mark Russell, Steve Pugh
Released: Mar 31, 2021

Could the last days of Lexor be here already? Thanks to Lex Luthor’s greed, his adopted home is on the brink of financial and planetary ruin after leaving the United Planets. Now it’s up to Superman to act as a champion of these people and show them there’s a way through all of this. Will Lex stand down? Or is this the final showdown? The fut...

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10

Haters. This whole run has been a fun gold era throwback. It’s fun to hate on on future state. But these 3 issues have been straight fun.

Future State: Superman vs. Imperious Lex #3

By: Mark Russell, Steve Pugh
Released: Mar 31, 2021

Could the last days of Lexor be here already? Thanks to Lex Luthor’s greed, his adopted home is on the brink of financial and planetary ruin after leaving the United Planets. Now it’s up to Superman to act as a champion of these people and show them there’s a way through all of this. Will Lex stand down? Or is this the final showdown? The fut...

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RedKSuperman - Mar 31, 2021

Yeah, about as fun as being lectured in comic book form...

8.5

Future State: Dark Detective #3

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Carmine Di Giandomenico
Released: Feb 10, 2021

In this issue, Bruce Wayne meets the next Batman! As the dark detective makes his move to put an end to the villainous Magistrate once and for all, the man who once wore the cowl encounters the next Batman-and these two have some questions for each other! Fists will fly as this explosive meeting erupts in the skies over Gotham...but with the clock...

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8.5

The first two stories I thought were enjoyable to read. This bodes well for the future of Action comics and Superman

Future State: Superman: Worlds of War #1

By: Jeremy Adams, Valentine De Landro
Released: Jan 20, 2021

This monumental Future State title features four big stories! First, Clark Kent is gone, leaving a Superman-shaped hole behind. People gather in Smallville to celebrate their hero, little realizing that he is across the galaxy helping others. Superman has gone to Warworld, where he fights as a gladiator in the deadly pits of Mongul. But this is Sup...

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Ollie44 rated Detective Comics #1031 Nov 24, 2020
8.0

Detective Comics #1031

By: Peter J. Tomasi, Bilquis Evely
Released: Nov 25, 2020

Damian Wayne has made his move against a familiar threat from Bruce Wayne’s past-so why has the former Boy Wonder targeted none other than Tommy Elliot-a.k.a. Hush? It may have something to do with the Black Casebook that Bruce liberated from The Joker’s territory in the monumental Detective Comics #1027...but how far will Damian go to avenge t...

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Ollie44 rated Action Comics #1027 Nov 24, 2020
1.5

Action Comics #1027

By: Brian Michael Bendis, John Romita Jr.
Released: Nov 25, 2020

Is Superman on the ropes? An epic battle rages across the skies of Metropolis! The House of Kent, Superman, Superboy, Supergirl, the Legion of Super-Heroes’ Brainiac 5, and Young Justice’s Conner Kent all unite to face an enemy from another dimension unleashed by the Invisible Mafia! This kind of power can lay waste to an entire family of super...

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DDJamesB reviewed Batman #102 Nov 4, 2020
7.5

Pretty good issue. I think its a little cliche with the villain and his dialogue and motive but it was well done overall and looked great.

Batman #102

By: James Tynion IV, Carlos D'Anda
Released: Nov 4, 2020

Bruce Wayne and the city he loves have changed dramatically following the events of “The Joker War,” but Batman and his mission are eternal. But not everyone thinks that should be the case... The mysterious vigilante known as Ghost-Maker has known Bruce since they were teenagers, and he’s made his decision. It’s time Gotham City had a new h...

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Ollie44 rated Detective Comics #1029 Oct 27, 2020
8.5

Detective Comics #1029

By: Peter J. Tomasi, Kenneth Rocafort
Released: Oct 28, 2020

After the City of Bane, the Riddler’s takeover, The Joker War, and more, the people of Gotham City have had enough. The world is changing for Bruce Wayne, and the question he must ask himself is: What role does the Batman have in a city that rejects him? As the year barrels forward into what will become a turning point for the Dark Knight, Batman...

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Ollie44 rated Amazing Spider-Man #49 Oct 10, 2020
8.5

Amazing Spider-Man #49

By: Nick Spencer, Ryan Ottley
Released: Oct 7, 2020

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN reaches another landmark and we're celebrating Spider-Style!
•  As if things weren't bad enough for Spider-Man with Sin-Eater's reign of terror reaching riot level... THE GREEN GOBLIN IS BACK!
•   Spidey has been through a lot, but even the worst things that have ever happened to Spider-Man have just been a prelud...

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Ollie44 reviewed Action Comics #1025 Sep 22, 2020
1.5

DC gave up on this title. All I can say.

Action Comics #1025

By: Brian Michael Bendis, John Romita Jr.
Released: Sep 23, 2020

Welcome to the House of Kent! Superman’s truth is out there-and now it’s time to rewrite the rules! The invisible mafia has taken advantage of the chaos that’s descended on Metropolis, so the House of Kent is going to talk to them in a language they’ll understand. It’s a new adventure featuring Superman like you’ve never seen him-or the...

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Amazing Spider-Man: The Sins of Norman Osborn #1

By: Nick Spencer, Federico Vincentini
Released: Sep 16, 2020

• The Sin-Eater has leveled up thanks to Kindred, and his evil plan is WORKING - New York City is on fire at its own hand, Ravencroft is under siege and Spider-Man seems to be the only one who knows right from wrong anymore.
•  He certainly can't look for help from Ravencroft's chief administrator, NORMAN OSBORN, whose ...

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Ollie44 rated Superman #25 Sep 9, 2020
6.0

Superman #25

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Ivan Reis
Released: Sep 9, 2020

New Villain Alert: Introducing Synmar!
A colossal new threat to Superman, the planet Earth, and the DC Universe arrives on the scene in this special issue! The unique warrior called Synmar was created to represent an entire alien race. He’s trained his entire life-but for what purpose? As the antithesis of everything Superman stands for, ...

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Liem Duong reviewed Superman #25 Sep 8, 2020
5.0

So jumping onto this heap of garbage since it was an over-sized " anniversary " and has some spec potential . First off, for as atrocious Bendis Superman has been, Ivan Reis still kills it on the art as well as Ferreria's colors. Sad to see it wasted on this run.

But even with great art and colors, just from reading the first 3 pages of this comic, I already was not enjoying this new ar more

Superman #25

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Ivan Reis
Released: Sep 9, 2020

New Villain Alert: Introducing Synmar!
A colossal new threat to Superman, the planet Earth, and the DC Universe arrives on the scene in this special issue! The unique warrior called Synmar was created to represent an entire alien race. He’s trained his entire life-but for what purpose? As the antithesis of everything Superman stands for, ...

Ollie44 rated Amazing Spider-Man #48 Sep 9, 2020
9.5

Amazing Spider-Man #48

By: Nick Spencer, Mark Bagley
Released: Sep 9, 2020

• Spider-Man has been pushed harder than he has in a very long time and in ways he has never been before.
•  How far can he be pushed before he breaks?
•  Who he has to face this issue is going to answer that very clearly as we are one issue from AMAZING SPIDER-MAN LGY #850!

Rated T

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Ollie44 rated Action Comics #1024 Aug 30, 2020
6.0

Action Comics #1024

By: Brian Michael Bendis, John Romita Jr.
Released: Aug 26, 2020

The city of Metropolis has been rocked by Luthor’s  latest attack and the drama surrounding Superman’s truth, and that gives the invisible mafia a new foothold to change the City of Tomorrow forever. Meanwhile, the Daily Planet is under siege! The fallout from Superman: Villains continues as Clark Kent steps out into the world as a reporter fo...

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Watchtower022 reviewed Action Comics #1024 Aug 30, 2020
6.5

This has probably been the best issue in a while for me. I think I’ve discovered my issue with JRJR art is that he cannot do faces. I loved the double page at the end where the Superman family arrives at Whisper. There was another panel or two I really enjoyed, and that’s when I realized there were basically no faces in them.

This issue actually had some good plot movement, but m more

Action Comics #1024

By: Brian Michael Bendis, John Romita Jr.
Released: Aug 26, 2020

The city of Metropolis has been rocked by Luthor’s  latest attack and the drama surrounding Superman’s truth, and that gives the invisible mafia a new foothold to change the City of Tomorrow forever. Meanwhile, the Daily Planet is under siege! The fallout from Superman: Villains continues as Clark Kent steps out into the world as a reporter fo...

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7.0

I know that a lot of people hated it, but I think it was quite funny to read.

Amazing Spider-Man #36

By: Nick Spencer, Oscar Bazaldua
Released: Dec 18, 2019

• New York City is covered in Doombots and things are looking bleak for Spider-Man.
•  What does all of this have to do with Silver Sable?
•  And can she help Spider-Man save the city and the future?
Rated T

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Ollie44 reviewed Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #5 Nov 20, 2019
10

Absolutely worth reading. Fun and crazy.

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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Ollie44 reviewed Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #4 Oct 16, 2019
10

Only thing disappointing is that it ends at 12 issues. This should be an ongoing.

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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Ollie44 rated Powers of X #5 Sep 26, 2019
10

Powers of X #5

By: Jonathan Hickman, R. B. Silva
Released: Sep 25, 2019

As Cerebro does as it was intended to do, Sinister does what Sinister does best and the future comes to an end. Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (FF, NEW AVENGERS, INFINITY) continues his reshaping of X-History alongside breakout artist R.B. Silva (UNCANNY X-MEN). The Future of the X-Men begins here!
Rated T+  

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Ollie44 rated Amazing Spider-Man #30 Sep 26, 2019
8.5

Amazing Spider-Man #30

By: Nick Spencer, Ryan Ottley
Released: Sep 25, 2019

ABSOLUTE CARNAGE TIE-IN!
•  Spider-Man has been a huge part of ABSOLUTE CARNAGE, but this is when his part gets REALLY crazy...
•  Only Spider-Man stands between Carnage at his scariest ever and young Dylan Brock.
•  There is so much more to it, but WE DO NOT WANT TO SPOIL IT!
Rated T

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Anotherfan reviewed Spider-Man #1 Sep 18, 2019
8.0

Really apreciate the story and the art. What's the problem with this issue ?

Spider-Man #1

By: J. J. Abrams, Sara Pichelli
Released: Sep 18, 2019

WHO IS CADAVEROUS?!
The most shocking and incredible comic of 2019 is here as J.J. ABRAMS (STAR WARS, STAR TREK, SUPER 8) and his son HENRY ABRAMS are joined by superstar artist SARA PICHELLI (MILES MORALES, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY) team up for SPIDER-MAN! What do they have planned for Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson?! Who is Cadaverous?! The...

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Toonstrack - Sep 18, 2019

People seem to be spewing nepotism which I mean is a valid complaint but if anything the response indicates why this kinda stuff happens. Henry Abrams is being criticized quite intensely for his first outing, no doubt because of his lineage. I mean who wouldnt help their kid out though, its not like we know his writing sucks but he keeps getting books.

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hasanturkoglu reviewed Spider-Man #1 Sep 18, 2019
8.0

"This is a good story; it talks about people, family, love, loneliness and much more...then it just so happens that all of this takes place in the world of Spider-Man. Spider-Man is a vehicle to tell stories about people and their struggles...and that is amazing." says Sara Pichelli.

Absolutely I agree and Sara Pichelli is definitely a good choice as a penciler for the series. I think t more

Spider-Man #1

By: J. J. Abrams, Sara Pichelli
Released: Sep 18, 2019

WHO IS CADAVEROUS?!
The most shocking and incredible comic of 2019 is here as J.J. ABRAMS (STAR WARS, STAR TREK, SUPER 8) and his son HENRY ABRAMS are joined by superstar artist SARA PICHELLI (MILES MORALES, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY) team up for SPIDER-MAN! What do they have planned for Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson?! Who is Cadaverous?! The...

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Talon1load reviewed Spider-Man #1 Sep 18, 2019
8.0

I enjoyed this first issue. Ben is a new and interesting character who has different life experiences than his dad who is broken from his time as Spiderman. I look forward to seeing where Ben goes from here.

Spider-Man #1

By: J. J. Abrams, Sara Pichelli
Released: Sep 18, 2019

WHO IS CADAVEROUS?!
The most shocking and incredible comic of 2019 is here as J.J. ABRAMS (STAR WARS, STAR TREK, SUPER 8) and his son HENRY ABRAMS are joined by superstar artist SARA PICHELLI (MILES MORALES, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY) team up for SPIDER-MAN! What do they have planned for Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson?! Who is Cadaverous?! The...

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10

More people should pick this up. It's quite the fun to read.

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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Toonstrack reviewed Spider-Man #1 Sep 18, 2019
9.0

It was good you guys. What on Earth is with the hate this book is getting? Its an original story, its something different gor Spidey, and it gives us a promising new character. I just dont get the negativity surrounding this book, because it isnt perfect but its by no means a bad issue.

Spider-Man #1

By: J. J. Abrams, Sara Pichelli
Released: Sep 18, 2019

WHO IS CADAVEROUS?!
The most shocking and incredible comic of 2019 is here as J.J. ABRAMS (STAR WARS, STAR TREK, SUPER 8) and his son HENRY ABRAMS are joined by superstar artist SARA PICHELLI (MILES MORALES, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY) team up for SPIDER-MAN! What do they have planned for Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson?! Who is Cadaverous?! The...

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Toonstrack - Sep 19, 2019

The premise may not be new but its definitely interesting to me. I think the concept of a coming of age featuring spideys son is a really cool premise. But its ok if you disagree

Br'er Lapin AKA 20-Ish Ceiln - Sep 19, 2019

I don't believe that it is good... because of JJ Abrams, but I will give it a fair shake all the same when I read it.

Ollie44 rated Superman #15 Sep 18, 2019
5.0

Superman #15

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Ivan Reis
Released: Sep 18, 2019

At last, it's the return of the Legion of Super-Heroes! The greatest super heroes of the 32nd century have traveled back in time not just to meet the heroes who inspired them, but to make an offer...but to which hero? And why will that choice tear Superman's life apart? Plus, the fallout from Lex Luthor's conversation with Lois Lane escalates! What...

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