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Joined: Jun 14, 2014

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Branden Murray added Dark Nights: Metal to their pull list Sep 12, 2017

Dark Nights: Metal

The superstar BATMAN team of writer Scott Snyder and artist Greg Capullo reunite for a massive, universe-spanning event!
DARK DAYS: THE FORGE and THE CASTING hinted at dark corners of reality that have never been seen till now! Now, as DARK NIGHTS: METAL begins, the Dark Multiverse is revealed in all its devastating danger-and the threats it co...

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Melkor reviewed Batman #30 Sep 7, 2017
3.0

FUCK OFF Tom King! STAY Clay Mann!

Batman #30

By: Tom King, Clay Mann
Released: Sep 6, 2017

"THE BALLAD OF KITE MAN" part two! In our second "War of Jokes and Riddles" interlude, it's the making of a super-villain! He's been pushed by Batman to snitch on The Joker, and cajoled by The Joker to betray Batman-now, the flunky who would be Kite Man finally snaps. He's lost everything, and a life of crime is the only way to go.

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6.5

The comedy that made me fall in love with the first two issues was mostly absent here. Instead the focus is on this Kingpin plot which isn't particularly original. Kubert's art is mostly pretty good though some panels appear messy. I'm probably going to drop this for now unless I hear about a massive improvement in the future.

Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man #3

By: Chip Zdarsky, Adam Kubert
Released: Aug 23, 2017

• Spider-Man and the Human Torch are following a trail of terrifying tech, and the trail takes them to... WILSON FISK?!
•  The former Kingpin of Crime is still quite a force to be reckoned with...but what is HIS connection to all this?
Rated T

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daddyT - Aug 25, 2017

wow... 43 jokes in this issue alone, and... the comedy wasn't there for you? wow, you and I are very different.

Branden Murray dropped Doom Patrol (2016) from their pull list Aug 23, 2017

Doom Patrol (2016)

  The atoms are buzzing. The daydreams crowd sentient streets, and the creative team has been warned, "Turn back now or suffer the mighty consequence of sheer, psycho-maniacal mayhem." Generation-arsonists unite-this is DOOM PATROL, and the God of the Super Heroes is bleeding on the floor.
A blenderized reimagining of the ultimate series of t...

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Branden Murray dropped Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers from their pull list Aug 23, 2017

Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers

What's to Love: Dive headfirst into an original, modern ongoing series that will appeal to both nostalgic fans and new readers who enjoy epic, action-adventure fantasy stories.

What It Is: This is Green Ranger Year One! The Green Ranger's addition to the team has brought new instability and uncertainty to the Rangers. With remnants of Rit...

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Branden Murray dropped Spider-Man/Deadpool from their pull list Jul 17, 2017

Spider-Man/Deadpool

BECAUSE YOU DEMANDED IT!
The Webbed Wonder and the Merc with a Mouth are teaming up for their first ongoing series EVER! It's action, adventure and just a smattering of (b) romance in this episodic epic featuring the WORLD'S GREATEST SUPER HERO and the star of the WORLD'S GREATEST COMICS MAGAZINE. Talk about a REAL dynamic duo!

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Branden Murray dropped Super Sons from their pull list Jul 17, 2017

Super Sons

"When I grow up" part one! The sons of Batman and Superman have graduated to their own monthly comic-but if they want to survive, they're going to have to share it! Writer Peter J. Tomasi (BATMAN & ROBIN, SUPERMAN) teams with rising-star artist Jorge Jimenez (EARTH 2) to bring you the adventures of the World's Smallest. This debut issue looks at th...

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Branden Murray dropped Dark Knight III: The Master Race from their pull list Jul 17, 2017

Dark Knight III: The Master Race

The epic ending you never saw coming is here because you demanded it! The Dark Knight rises again to face the dawn of the master race!

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Branden Murray dropped Wonder Woman (2016) from their pull list Jul 17, 2017

Wonder Woman (2016)

"THE LIES" chapter one
Why has the lasso of truth stopped working for the Amazon Princess? Start down the rabbit hole as dark secrets from Wonder Woman's past unravel her present!
THEY SAID IT: "Drawing Wonder Woman isn't just drawing a comic, it's drawing an icon-the most famous and recognizable female superhero in the world," exclaims art...

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Branden Murray added Injustice 2 to their pull list May 4, 2017

Injustice 2

The all-new prequel to the highly anticipated Injustice 2 video game begins here! Original INJUSTICE writer Tom Taylor continues the story from the hit series INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US. Superman is imprisoned, and it’s up to Batman to put the world back together. But with Superman’s iron-fisted regime eliminated, other forces rise up to fill the...

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Branden Murray added X-O Manowar (2017) to their pull list Apr 30, 2017

X-O Manowar (2017)

Born under the oppressive thumb of the Roman Empire, Aric of Dacia learned warfare at an early age.

It was amid such violence that he was abducted by an alien race. Forced into slavery, he survived where others perished. His escape would come from bonding with a weapon of immeasurable power: the X-O Manowar armor. With it, he returned to E...

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Branden Murray added Ben Reilly: The Scarlet Spider to their pull list Apr 30, 2017

Ben Reilly: The Scarlet Spider

One of the most controversial characters in comics has returned - and the controversy has only BEGUN! In the aftermath of THE CLONE CONSPIRACY, Ben has a new take on life...and he's not the same Scarlet Spider he was before. Come witness what will be the most talked about comic of the year!
Rated T+

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Branden Murray dropped Batwoman (2017) from their pull list Apr 30, 2017

Batwoman (2017)

"The Many Arms Of Death" part one! At last - Batwoman is back in her own ongoing series! On the island nation of Coryana, anything goes for members of the criminal underworld... and during her lost years after being drummed out of the military, Kate Kane found a kind of refuge there. But now, a deadly new bioweapon is available in the markets of Co...

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Branden Murray added Amazing Spider-Man: Renew Your Vows (2016) to their pull list Mar 20, 2017

Amazing Spider-Man: Renew Your Vows (2016)

The Parker family is web-slinging and wall-crawling their way into your hearts and into comic shops later this year! Life is good for Peter Parker and Mary Jane; their daughter Annie is their pride and joy, they're both working and (barely) making ends meet, they're keeping the streets of New York City safe from super villains...you know, normal fa...

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Branden Murray added Doom Patrol (2016) to their pull list Mar 20, 2017

Doom Patrol (2016)

  The atoms are buzzing. The daydreams crowd sentient streets, and the creative team has been warned, "Turn back now or suffer the mighty consequence of sheer, psycho-maniacal mayhem." Generation-arsonists unite-this is DOOM PATROL, and the God of the Super Heroes is bleeding on the floor.
A blenderized reimagining of the ultimate series of t...

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Branden Murray added Cave Carson Has A Cybernetic Eye to their pull list Mar 20, 2017

Cave Carson Has A Cybernetic Eye

Cave Carson has done it all: survived countless adventures below the Earth's surface, met the love of his life, and gotten a cybernetic eye...somehow. After he and his wife, Eileen, sent their only daughter Chloe off to college, Cave was ready to become just another mundane member of the surface world. That is, until Eileen got sick. Newly widowed,...

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Branden Murray added Super Sons to their pull list Mar 20, 2017

Super Sons

"When I grow up" part one! The sons of Batman and Superman have graduated to their own monthly comic-but if they want to survive, they're going to have to share it! Writer Peter J. Tomasi (BATMAN & ROBIN, SUPERMAN) teams with rising-star artist Jorge Jimenez (EARTH 2) to bring you the adventures of the World's Smallest. This debut issue looks at th...

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Branden Murray added Red Hood and the Outlaws (2016) to their pull list Mar 20, 2017

Red Hood and the Outlaws (2016)

"Dark Trinity" part one! When a turf war puts Black Mask in Red Hood's crosshairs, Jason discovers that the False Face Society is not what it seems, and that the organization is about to auction off a powerful weapon. As criminals from all over the globe descend on Gotham City, Jason must prove that he belongs amongst the city's worst in order to g...

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Branden Murray added Batwoman (2017) to their pull list Mar 20, 2017

Batwoman (2017)

"The Many Arms Of Death" part one! At last - Batwoman is back in her own ongoing series! On the island nation of Coryana, anything goes for members of the criminal underworld... and during her lost years after being drummed out of the military, Kate Kane found a kind of refuge there. But now, a deadly new bioweapon is available in the markets of Co...

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Branden Murray added All-Star Batman to their pull list Mar 20, 2017

All-Star Batman

"My Own Worst Enemy" part one! Superstar writer Scott Snyder explodes into an all-new Batman series alongside legendary artist John Romita Jr., reimagining some of the Dark Knight's greatest villains. First up: Two-Face! Batman must take Two-Face to a destination out of Gotham City, but the duplicitous villain has a two of spades up his sleeve. Eve...

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Branden Murray dropped Extraordinary X-Men from their pull list Mar 20, 2017

Extraordinary X-Men

The fate of mutantkind is decided here! Staring down the threat of extinction once more, veteran X-Man Storm pulls together the team she'll need to ensure her race's survival. Together, these EXTRAORDINARY X-MEN will struggle with the familiar burden of being hated and feared, while facing threats the likes of which they've never seen. Here's hopin...

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Branden Murray dropped Green Arrow (2016) from their pull list Mar 20, 2017

Green Arrow (2016)

"THE DEATH AND LIFE OF OLIVER QUEEN" chapter one
As Oliver struggles with how he can fight "the man" when his huge fortune makes him the man, he and Black Canary uncover a deadly new threat to Seattle that cuts the Archer to the bone.
THEY SAID IT: "My touchstones are [former GA writers] Dennis O'Neil and Mike Grell, while trying to make th...

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Branden Murray dropped Vision from their pull list Mar 14, 2017

Vision

The Vision wants to be human, and what's more human than family? He goes to the laboratory where he was created, where Ultron molded him into a weapon, where he first rebelled against his given destiny, where he first imagined that he could be more, that he could be good, that he could be a man, a normal, ordinary man. And he builds them. A wife, V...

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Branden Murray dropped Ultimates (2015) from their pull list Mar 14, 2017

Ultimates (2015)

BLACK PANTHER! CAPTAIN MARVEL! MS. AMERICA CHAVEZ! SPECTRUM! BLUE MARVEL!

The ultimate superteam comes together to find and fix problems beyond the limits of the infinite! From cosmic forces lurking on Earth to what waits on the outside of the omniverse – the impossible is where they start! And what’s more impossible than ending th...

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Branden Murray dropped Deadpool (2015) from their pull list Mar 14, 2017

Deadpool (2015)

He's annoying. He's dangerous. He smells terrible. But the public love him. That's right-the Merc with the Mouth may make money for missions of murky morality...but he's become the most popular hero in the world for it. Eat that, Spidey! The world belongs to...DEADPOOL. The fan favorite team of Gerry Duggan and Mike Hawthorne return to bring Deadpo...

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Branden Murray dropped Renato Jones: The One % from their pull list Oct 1, 2016

Renato Jones: The One %

Special double-sized first issue!
The One% own more than half the world's wealth. They've crashed economies, bought governments, and have amassed more power than any other group in history. And they still don't have enough. With this kind of power how can anyone make them pay? WHO will make them pay? Enter Renato Jones, a mysterious vigilante, ...

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Branden Murray dropped Doctor Strange (2015) from their pull list Oct 1, 2016

Doctor Strange (2015)

Who do you call when things are coming out of your dreams and trying to kill you? Or when your daughter is cursing in Latin and walking like a spider? Or when your dog keeps screaming at you to strangle your neighbors? Doctor Strange, of course. He's the only person standing between us and the forces of darkness, but has he been paying his tab? Eve...

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Branden Murray dropped Black Panther (2016) from their pull list Aug 23, 2016

Black Panther (2016)

A new era for the Black Panther starts here!
Written by MacArthur Genius and National Book Award winner TA-NEHISI COATES (Between the World and Me) and illustrated by living legend BRIAN STELFREEZE, "A Nation Under Our Feet" is a story about dramatic upheaval in Wakanda and the Black Panther's struggle to do right by his people as their ruler...

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Branden Murray added Batman (2016) to their pull list Jun 22, 2016

Batman (2016)

"I AM GOTHAM" chapter one
No one has ever stopped the Caped Crusader. Not The Joker. Not Two-Face. Not even the entire Justice League. But how does Batman confront a new hero who wants to save the city from the Dark Knight?
CAN'T MISS: Superstar artist David Finch returns to Batman alongside writer Tom King for this five-part storyline.

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Branden Murray added Wonder Woman (2016) to their pull list Jun 22, 2016

Wonder Woman (2016)

"THE LIES" chapter one
Why has the lasso of truth stopped working for the Amazon Princess? Start down the rabbit hole as dark secrets from Wonder Woman's past unravel her present!
THEY SAID IT: "Drawing Wonder Woman isn't just drawing a comic, it's drawing an icon-the most famous and recognizable female superhero in the world," exclaims art...

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