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WallyInCrisis rated Alien #2 Apr 21, 2021
5.0

Alien #2

By: Phillip Kennedy Johnson, Salvador Larroca
Released: Apr 21, 2021

THE RETURN TO EPSILON!
•  Cruz has only one chance to save his son from the horrific fate he barely escaped.
•  The clock toward total collapse is ticking.
•  The aliens are loose.

Parental Advisory

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WallyInCrisis rated Rorschach #7 Apr 16, 2021
1.0

Rorschach #7

By: Tom King, Jorge Forns
Released: Apr 14, 2021

Wil Myerson might have been the creator of Pontius Pirate, the most popular comic in history, before he put on the Rorschach mask and tried to kill a would-be president, but he’s not the only artist who worked on the character. Other artists fell under Wil’s influence, and now all these years later, his more renowned acolyte has fallen sway to ...

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Jonna and the Unpossible Monsters #2

By: Chris Samnee
Released: Apr 21, 2021

The world was once lush and green. Then the monsters came and the plants started dying. On her own this whole time, Rainbow has finally found her sister, Jonna, after a year of searching. The preternaturally strong and tough Jonna's been surviving just fine in the wild without Rainbow, but will the seemingly feral Jonna remember her sister?

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5.0

Strange Adventures #9

By: Tom King, Mitch Gerads
Released: Mar 31, 2021

The Pykkts are attacking Earth. As the only warrior in all the cosmos to ever defeat them, Adam Strange leads the planet’s mightiest heroes in all-out war! The only thing is, evidence is mounting that Adam’s victory on Rann may not have been everything he says it was. There is time unaccounted for, circumstances left unexplained. Even Batman ha...

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Merlyn reviewed Strange Adventures #9 Mar 30, 2021
6.5

I'm really tired of this COVID mask motif we see in a lot of comics today. Don't get me wrong, wear a mask, it's good for you, I just see enough of that in the real world, could I please escape from this nightmare at least in my comics or do I have to get tortured there too? King continues with his classic boring deconstruction: the pykkts are actually not that bad, they supposedly fought with hon more

Strange Adventures #9

By: Tom King, Mitch Gerads
Released: Mar 31, 2021

The Pykkts are attacking Earth. As the only warrior in all the cosmos to ever defeat them, Adam Strange leads the planet’s mightiest heroes in all-out war! The only thing is, evidence is mounting that Adam’s victory on Rann may not have been everything he says it was. There is time unaccounted for, circumstances left unexplained. Even Batman ha...

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DVE - Jul 14, 2021

That too

Merlyn - Jul 14, 2021

Regardless of the reason inside the book for which he was doing the mission, the parallel to COVID is pretty obvious, they could have chosen other types of masks, but no, they specifically chose this type of mask for "awareness" probably.

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Guardians of the Galaxy #12

By: Al Ewing, Juan Cabal
Released: Mar 24, 2021

END OF AN ERA!
•  Since day one, the Guardians of the Galaxy has been a rag tag group of mercenaries, survivors, and oddballs surviving by the skin of their teeth.
•  Will it finally be their undoing?
•  Liftoff in ONE...
Rated T+

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Jonna and the Unpossible Monsters #1

By: Chris Samnee
Released: Mar 3, 2021

Don't miss the brand-new, original series written and drawn by Eisner-winner Chris Samnee! Filled with action, adventure... and monsters!

Rainbow has been searching for her sister, Jonna, for a year. The last time she saw Jonna was also the first time she saw one of the monsters that now roam the planet. They're big, ugly, and dangerous cr...

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5.0

Superman: Red & Blue #1

By: Marguerite Bennett, Wes Craig
Released: Mar 17, 2021

This new series presents fresh new visions of the Man of Steel in his two signature colors of red and blue! Around the world, everyone knows that when they see a red and blue streak in the sky, it’s not a bird...it’s not a plane...it’s Superman.
To start things off, Academy Award-winning writer of DC Future State: The Next Batman John ...

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WallyInCrisis rated Alien #1 Mar 24, 2021
2.0

Alien #1

By: Phillip Kennedy Johnson, Salvador Larroca
Released: Mar 24, 2021

THE ICONIC CINEMATIC TERROR MAKES ITS MARVEL DEBUT!
Gabriel Cruz gave his life to Weyland-Yutani--In the case of an alien attack he barely survived, almost literally! Recently retired, Cruz is trying to patch things up with his abandoned son with the help of his friend, a Bishop-model android, but his re-entry into civilian life is not going sm...

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Ultramega by James Harren #1

By: James Harren
Released: Mar 17, 2021

A cosmic plague has spread, transforming everyday people into violent, monstrous kaiju. Only the Ultramega - three individuals imbued with incredible powers - hold the line against this madness. Their battles level cities and leave untold horror in their wake. Now, the final reckoning approaches for the Ultramega... but is this a war they can even ...

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WallyInCrisis rated Batman #58 Jan 30, 2019
1.0

Batman #58

By: Tom King, Mikel Janin
Released: Nov 7, 2018

The Dark Knight waddles into a turf war with the Penguin! Still reeling from the attacks on his Bat-Family and reputation, the Caped Crusader looks to track down the mysterious operator lurking behind the scenes in Gotham City. As the hunt rages on, Batman runs "a fowl" of Oswald Cobblepot. But the Penguin is on Batman's side for once, and the crim...

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WallyInCrisis rated Batman #57 Jan 30, 2019
1.0

Batman #57

By: Tom King, Tony Daniel
Released: Oct 17, 2018

The KGBeast isn't working alone. As the Cold War between Batman and the Russian killer heats up, Batman's nose for mystery gets to twitching when he suspects there's more to the KGBeast's attacks than initially thought. Not only does this tie back to the court case Bruce Wayne sat on involving Mr. Freeze, there's another villainous Gotham ghoul in ...

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WallyInCrisis rated Batman #59 Jan 30, 2019
1.0

Batman #59

By: Tom King, Mikel Janin
Released: Nov 21, 2018

Caught between Batman and his unseen enemy, the Penguin has to think on his feet to avoid being taken down by either side. If he chooses one way, he goes to jail; if he chooses the other, he ends up dead. Then again, the choice seems obvious. Is Batman ready for a new kind of avian sidekick?

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WallyInCrisis rated Batman #60 Jan 30, 2019
1.0

Batman #60

By: Tom King, Mikel Janin
Released: Dec 5, 2018

Batman takes on a new partner, and it's...the Penguin? After rejecting Bane's crime-boss co-op, Cobblepot finds himself in the crosshairs of some very teed-off villains. The feathered felon turns to his old foe to snitch on Bane's scheme, but has to prove his intentions to avoid a Bat-beatdown. Along the way, this Gotham odd couple begins to bond-c...

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WallyInCrisis rated Batman #61 Jan 30, 2019
1.0

Batman #61

By: Tom King, Travis Moore
Released: Dec 19, 2018

What happened to the boy who wanted to be Bruce Wayne? The young criminal mastermind orchestrates his own parents' deaths to emulate his hero and was carted off to Arkham when Batman exposed his crimes, but that is not the end of the story. Tom King reteams with Nightwing artist Travis Moore to create a sequel to their masterpiece of dark horror fr...

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WallyInCrisis rated Batman #62 Jan 30, 2019
1.0

Batman #62

By: Tom King, Mitch Gerads
Released: Jan 9, 2019

Now features the Story solicited for #61 written by Tom King with art by Mitch Gerads. The Eisner-winning creative team behind MISTER MIRACLE is back together as artist Mitch Gerads rejoins the Bat team for a special issue! Professor Pyg is loose in Gotham, and you know that means things are going to get weird... and bloody!

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WallyInCrisis rated Batman #63 Jan 30, 2019
10

Batman #63

By: Tom King, Mikel Janin
Released: Jan 23, 2019

There are strange goings-on in the dark alleys of Gotham City, mysteries that will require a different skill set than the Caped Crusader's if he's going to stop the whole city from succumbing to the darkness. John Constantine, the Hellblazer, is a person with just those skills-but after the events of "The Witching Hour," is Constantine in any condi...

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WallyInCrisis rated Heroes In Crisis #1 Jan 30, 2019
1.0

Heroes In Crisis #1

By: Tom King, Clay Mann
Released: Sep 26, 2018

There's a new kind of crisis threatening the heroes of the DC Universe, ripped from real-world headlines by C.I.A.-operative-turned-comics-writer Tom King: How does a superhero handle PTSD? Welcome to Sanctuary, an ultra-secret hospital for superheroes who've been traumatized by crime-fighting and cosmic combat. But something goes inexplicably wron...

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WallyInCrisis rated Heroes In Crisis #2 Jan 30, 2019
1.0

Heroes In Crisis #2

By: Tom King, Clay Mann
Released: Oct 31, 2018

Suspected of murder, [REDACTED] and [REDACTED] find themselves on the run from the super-hospital called Sanctuary -with each thinking the other one is the real killer! It's up to Batman to solve this heinous crime, but suspicion falls on him when Superman and Wonder Woman ponder just how much Sanctuary's A.I. is telling them. Meanwhile, [REDACTED]...

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WallyInCrisis rated Heroes In Crisis #3 Jan 30, 2019
1.0

Heroes In Crisis #3

By: Tom King, Lee Weeks
Released: Nov 28, 2018

Tragedies deepen as more secrets behind the "superhero hospital" called Sanctuary are revealed! What compelled Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman to create it in the first place? How was it built? And if the hospital truly is alive via A.I., who - or what - is the brain of "Sanctuary?" Another layer peeled back in the biggest mystery woven through t...

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WallyInCrisis rated Heroes In Crisis #4 Jan 30, 2019
1.0

Heroes In Crisis #4

By: Tom King, Clay Mann
Released: Jan 2, 2019

Wonder Woman versus...Booster Gold?! Diana finds out the hard way that Booster can be a formidable opponent when his back's against the wall. Of course, being the prime suspect in a superhero massacre and exposing a secret trauma hospital for metahumans will do just that. Meanwhile, Batman and the Flash combine their detective skills to investigate...

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Afre reviewed Heroes In Crisis #4 Jan 2, 2019
2.0

First of all, skip the synopsis. Nothing happens in this issue what synopsis says.

Positives. Artwork is pretty good. Althought the sexualisation of Harley, Batgirl and Lois just doesn't make sense here. It's so out of place. And yes, the positives just became a negative thjing.

And then, what problems does this have you may ask. Well. First of all, nothing happens. Booster e more

Heroes In Crisis #4

By: Tom King, Clay Mann
Released: Jan 2, 2019

Wonder Woman versus...Booster Gold?! Diana finds out the hard way that Booster can be a formidable opponent when his back's against the wall. Of course, being the prime suspect in a superhero massacre and exposing a secret trauma hospital for metahumans will do just that. Meanwhile, Batman and the Flash combine their detective skills to investigate...

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Afre - Jan 2, 2019

Yeah, I wasn't sure how many issues King has, I remembered that there would be a Flash crossover for issues 63-65 that Joshua Williams wrote. And I just checked it ends in 105. Sigh. I hope his Knightfall is good...

myconius - Jan 8, 2019

i just wanted to say that i found your review to be SPOT ON!! ...very well done!

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TP reviewed Heroes In Crisis #4 Jan 2, 2019
1.0

Sexualization of trauma, objectification of women's body in contrast with the treatment of male characters, decompression with literally empty, copy pasted panels and heroes worrying more about their egos rather than a slaughter in their own safe space.

I know that there is a fetish thing with the Killing Joke but Heroes in Crisis goes a step further with this idea. Good art is not enou more

Heroes In Crisis #4

By: Tom King, Clay Mann
Released: Jan 2, 2019

Wonder Woman versus...Booster Gold?! Diana finds out the hard way that Booster can be a formidable opponent when his back's against the wall. Of course, being the prime suspect in a superhero massacre and exposing a secret trauma hospital for metahumans will do just that. Meanwhile, Batman and the Flash combine their detective skills to investigate...

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Æther - Jan 3, 2019

It's a short mystery Crisis story... in league with something like Identity Crisis, but much better so far. This story has far more personality, while balancing its dramatic themes well and clearly with imposing force. But, if you hate the characterizations I guess there would be no saving this one for you. I just think writers should have a chance to work with characters that are more malleable, and not bound by other interpretations in such a rigid way.

Darkseid24 - Jan 3, 2019

In my opinion Identity Crisis is a far better story than HiC. Identity Crisis qquestioned the heroes methods, but there is no real plot in HiC yet apart from deaths for shock value.

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SONOFBATMANN reviewed Heroes In Crisis #4 Jan 2, 2019
2.0

I normally give 2's to comics that generally offended me, and this issue really did.

And no, I could care less about the apparent "hypersexualization" of Lois Lane and Barbara in this issue.

It's Tom King's writing of every character in this book makes me want to stop reading comics.

The Trinity is literally incompetent in this series: Batman is a dope, and Superma more

Heroes In Crisis #4

By: Tom King, Clay Mann
Released: Jan 2, 2019

Wonder Woman versus...Booster Gold?! Diana finds out the hard way that Booster can be a formidable opponent when his back's against the wall. Of course, being the prime suspect in a superhero massacre and exposing a secret trauma hospital for metahumans will do just that. Meanwhile, Batman and the Flash combine their detective skills to investigate...

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JordanT4021 reviewed Heroes In Crisis #4 Jan 2, 2019
5.0

In one word: bland.

Not good but not bad either. Simply middle of the road. You’d think as we’re essentially at the halfway point of the story that things would be more tense and suspenseful, but in truth it’s hard to get excited when issues are full to the brim of needless filler and one tidbit of new information to keep the story flowing. With such a slow buildup, it’s a wonde more

Heroes In Crisis #4

By: Tom King, Clay Mann
Released: Jan 2, 2019

Wonder Woman versus...Booster Gold?! Diana finds out the hard way that Booster can be a formidable opponent when his back's against the wall. Of course, being the prime suspect in a superhero massacre and exposing a secret trauma hospital for metahumans will do just that. Meanwhile, Batman and the Flash combine their detective skills to investigate...

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JordanT4021 - Jan 2, 2019

Exactly, there’s a large number of reporters in the DC universe that could have done this and it would have been much more beleivable. Someone like Cat Grant or Perry White would have been more reasonable.

Darkseid24 - Jan 2, 2019

I agree. Lois seems like a real bad choice. What kind of friend does that? Bruce is probably furious& he has every right. Their secret identities is on the line too.

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myconius reviewed Heroes In Crisis #4 Jan 2, 2019
2.0

there's nothing i can say that other reviewers have already said more eloquently than i ever could.

this event is pure garbage. absolute total garbage.

Heroes In Crisis #4

By: Tom King, Clay Mann
Released: Jan 2, 2019

Wonder Woman versus...Booster Gold?! Diana finds out the hard way that Booster can be a formidable opponent when his back's against the wall. Of course, being the prime suspect in a superhero massacre and exposing a secret trauma hospital for metahumans will do just that. Meanwhile, Batman and the Flash combine their detective skills to investigate...

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Comic Princess - Jan 4, 2019

Not happy with what they are doing to Harley. But “pure garbage?” Really? It’s not great but I have read much worse.

myconius - Jan 4, 2019

it's the amount of fanfare that DC is heaping upon this title that makes it so much worse. they are totally overselling it, and putting way more importance on it than it deserves.

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Nihilist reviewed Heroes In Crisis #4 Jan 2, 2019
5.0

There's a sweet Stan Lee in memoriam page at the very end of this comic, naturally with his signature "Excelsior!". I have a better quote, though. One that could summarize what I think of Heroes in Crisis, and what Tom King should ask DC to do with it. Or him - doesn't make a difference to me.
"Finish - spare the shame!", as Sienkiewicz wrote in The Deluge.

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Heroes In Crisis #4

By: Tom King, Clay Mann
Released: Jan 2, 2019

Wonder Woman versus...Booster Gold?! Diana finds out the hard way that Booster can be a formidable opponent when his back's against the wall. Of course, being the prime suspect in a superhero massacre and exposing a secret trauma hospital for metahumans will do just that. Meanwhile, Batman and the Flash combine their detective skills to investigate...

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egon244 - Jan 2, 2019

The Deluge, I was supposed to read it in school back in the day. I chose comic books. Good times. As for the review. You're very right with the statement that this event is just too big to ignore, even if it's not necessarily good or just downright bad.

Synthozoid - Jan 3, 2019

You can ignore it.

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egon244 reviewed Heroes In Crisis #4 Jan 2, 2019
5.5

"$%@# this"

That kinda sums it up. In all honesty, this issue is really mixed and uneven. There are some nice moments and then there are "what the hell is this?!" moments.

Let's start with the good things. The art is phenomenal. Everything looks great, the heroes, locations, backgrounds, but the winner is the page with Lois. I can't take my eyes off it. She looks stunning. more

Heroes In Crisis #4

By: Tom King, Clay Mann
Released: Jan 2, 2019

Wonder Woman versus...Booster Gold?! Diana finds out the hard way that Booster can be a formidable opponent when his back's against the wall. Of course, being the prime suspect in a superhero massacre and exposing a secret trauma hospital for metahumans will do just that. Meanwhile, Batman and the Flash combine their detective skills to investigate...

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egon244 - Jan 2, 2019

Good to hear, glad you liked the review.

Darkseid24 - Jan 2, 2019

Barbara& Harley chatted Pre52 while she was Oracle, but wouldn’t call them friends. It rather looked for me, that they hugged because they are both victims of Joker ( what in Harleys case is just wrong).

WallyInCrisis rated Heroes In Crisis #5 Jan 30, 2019
1.0

Heroes In Crisis #5

By: Tom King, Clay Mann
Released: Jan 30, 2019

The secrets of the DC Universe are hacked! Sanctuary wasn't supposed to keep records, but now that the A.I. is compromised, superhero secrets are leaking all over the 'Net. Booster and Harley set aside their differences to focus on who they believe is the real killer (assuming one of them isn't lying, that is). Meanwhile, Batman and the Flash conti...

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SnakeWilson reviewed Heroes In Crisis #5 Jan 30, 2019
2.5

DC really wants us to hate lois lane those days huh
plus, who cares if the joker used to hit harley?
first, everybody already knows that
second, she is being so OP lately that i found surprising that the joker didint break every bone in his body just by standing next to harley
but the biggest problem still how hard this is trying to be dark
it ends up looking like a 13 ye more

Heroes In Crisis #5

By: Tom King, Clay Mann
Released: Jan 30, 2019

The secrets of the DC Universe are hacked! Sanctuary wasn't supposed to keep records, but now that the A.I. is compromised, superhero secrets are leaking all over the 'Net. Booster and Harley set aside their differences to focus on who they believe is the real killer (assuming one of them isn't lying, that is). Meanwhile, Batman and the Flash conti...

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