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Aren rated Fearscape #5 Jul 16, 2019
10

Fearscape #5

By: Ryan O'Sullivan, Andrea Mutti
Released: Apr 24, 2019

In the final issue, Henry Henry shows his true colours as he-I promised myself I would not interject again, but alas I must: "True colours"?! Really?! I appreciate it is only marketing copy, but must the closing chapter of my opus be marred with such overwrought cliche? At least pretend to care. -HH

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Aren rated Fearscape #4 Jul 16, 2019
10

Fearscape #4

By: Ryan O'Sullivan, Andrea Mutti
Released: Feb 13, 2019

After the tragic events of the third issue, the villainous Henry Henry finds himself... No! The advertising copy provided here by the publisher will not do! The events of our third chapter (please refrain from calling them issues) are hardly tragic. Our brave hero bested two villains, yet his reward is to be libeled against in marketing copy? -HH

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Aren rated House Of M #8 Jul 13, 2019
10

House Of M #8

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Olivier Coipel
Released: Nov 2, 2005

Here it is! On the heels of last issue's revelations and the jaw-dropping action taken by a key player in the House of M comes the shocking conclusion that will rock the Marvel Universe for years to come. This is no hype, my friend, this is the real deal. How will the heroes of the Marvel Universe deal with the consequences of one person's actions?...

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Aren rated House Of M #7 Jul 13, 2019
10

House Of M #7

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Olivier Coipel
Released: Oct 12, 2005

The staggering conclusion to the Marvel event of the decade starts here. The heroes have gathered around the forces of the House of M. But who was really responsible for these heinous crimes against humanity?? And will the world ever be the same again?

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Aren rated House Of M #6 Jul 13, 2019
10

House Of M #6

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Olivier Coipel
Released: Sep 28, 2005

Through the mysterious powers of a young girl named Layla Miller, a group of heroes have been shown the truth about how life used to be. Rocked by the revelation of what has occurred, the heroes head to Genosha to face Magneto in a do-or-die mission, with the fate of the world hanging in the balance.

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Aren rated House Of M #5 Jul 13, 2019
10

House Of M #5

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Olivier Coipel
Released: Aug 10, 2005

The comic event of the decade continues. The Marvel Universe has indeed been rocked to its very core and more and more rebels join to rise up against what has happened. But can Spider-Man handle the truth about his life as it is and his life as it was? The fallout will shock you! Also, the rebels have gathered and are ready to fight! But who is beh...

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Aren rated House Of M #4 Jul 13, 2019
10

House Of M #4

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Olivier Coipel
Released: Jul 20, 2005

The fate of the entire world rests on the shoulders of one young girl, the newest of new mutants, Layla Miller. She is about to become the most important person in the Marvel Universe and this is her first appearance. Starring the entire Marvel Universe.

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Aren rated House Of M #3 Jul 13, 2019
10

House Of M #3

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Olivier Coipel
Released: Jul 6, 2005

The world has turned upside-down and only two people know the truth. Follow Wolverine as he tries to piece together the mystery of the House of M, but first he must figure out -- who are his friends and who are foes?

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Aren rated House Of M #2 Jul 13, 2019
10

House Of M #2

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Olivier Coipel
Released: Jun 22, 2005

And two weeks later, the very next chapter! The world turns upside-down... be here to see it happen. This series features every X-Man and Avenger you can think of!!

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Aren rated House Of M #1 Jul 13, 2019
10

House Of M #1

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Olivier Coipel
Released: Jun 1, 2005

The Avengers and the X-Men are faced with a common foe that becomes their greatest threat: Wanda Maximoff! The Scarlet Witch is out of control and the fate of the entire world is in her hands. Will Magneto help his daughter or use her powers to his own benefit? Starring the Astonishing X-Men and the New Avengers!!

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Aren rated Fearscape #3 Jul 12, 2019
10

Fearscape #3

By: Ryan O'Sullivan, Andrea Mutti
Released: Dec 12, 2018

Having escaped the clutches of the Fearscape, Henry Henry tries to... Aha! You'll use my name, I see, but won't let me speak! That you would require solicitation copy for the third issue, after the genre-redefining brilliance of the first two, is nothing short of a personal insult. The work speaks for itself. Any tale of my exploits should not be h...

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Aren rated Fearscape #2 Jul 11, 2019
10

Fearscape #2

By: Ryan O'Sullivan, Andrea Mutti
Released: Nov 7, 2018

Heroic plagiarist Henry Henry faces his first trial in the Fearscape! Within The Weeping Castle, home to The Children of Prometheus, Henry Henry encounters wondrous and fanciful creatures-including The First Fear. With courage and calm, he endures the heart of darkness, refusing the easy temptation of light. No Legs can outrun-no Mind can outwit-no...

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Aren rated Fearscape #1 Jul 11, 2019
10

Fearscape #1

By: Ryan O'Sullivan, Andrea Mutti
Released: Sep 26, 2018

The Fearscape is a world beyond our own, populated by manifestations of our worst fears. Once per generation, The Muse travels to Earth, discovers our greatest Storyteller, and takes them with her to the Fearscape to battles these fear-creatures on our behalf. All has been well for eons, until The Muse encounters Henry Henry, a plagiarist with delu...

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Aren added DCeased to their pull list Jul 10, 2019

DCeased

"I looked, and there before me was a pale horse! Its rider was Death, and Hades was following close behind him."-Revelation 6:8
A mysterious techno-virus has been released on Earth, infecting 600 million people and turning them instantly into violent, monstrous engines of destruction.
The heroes of the DCU are caught completely unpr...

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Aren added Batman: Universe to their pull list Jul 10, 2019

Batman: Universe

Available to comics shops for the first time! Following the theft of a priceless Fabergé egg, the Riddler leads the Dark Knight on a wild hunt after its true owner: Jinny Hex, descendant of Jonah Hex! Guest-starring Deathstroke, Green Arrow and dozens of Riddler look-alikes in stories by Brian Michael Bendis with art by Nick Derington, originally ...

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Aren rated The Magic Order Vol. 1 Jul 9, 2019
9.5

The Magic Order Vol. 1

By: Mark Millar, Olivier Coipel

    We live in a world where we've never seen a monster, and The Magic Order is the reason we sleep safely in our beds. By day, they live among us as our neighbors, friends, and co-workers, but by night they are the sorcerers, magicians, and wizards that protect us from the forces of darkness... unless the darkness gets them first. Magic meets ...

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Aren rated The Magic Order #6 Jul 9, 2019
9.0

The Magic Order #6

By: Mark Millar, Olivier Coipel
Released: Feb 13, 2019

MINISERIES FINALE

This explosive miniseries climax is a high-octane magical battle of good versus evil, as the remaining Magic Order wizards make a last stand against Madame Albany and the forces of darkness. Family bonds are tested, blood is spilled, and black magic threatens life as we know it.

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Aren dropped Heroes In Crisis from their pull list Jul 9, 2019

Heroes In Crisis

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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Aren dropped Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man (2019) from their pull list Jul 9, 2019

Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man (2019)

Spider-Man is the worst neighbor EVER! There are always crazy villains and property damage and drama and...and he CATCHES the villains. And he tries to fix the damage and he helps carry your groceries and actually that property damage keeps the rents down. You know what? Spider-Man is the best neighbor ever and this book will give you a closer look...

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Aren dropped War of the Realms from their pull list Jul 9, 2019

War of the Realms

Asgard. Alfheim. Heven. Jotunheim. Muspelheim. Niffleheim. Nidavellir. Svartalfheim. Vanaheim. All of the Ten Realms have fallen to Malekith and his army except one: Midgard. Home to Thor's beloved humans. Home to heroes and gods alike. Now, at last, it burns. And Thor won't even be there to see it.
All hell breaks loose in New York City as Ma...

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Aren rated Batman #59 Jul 9, 2019
10

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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Aren rated Batman #58 Jul 9, 2019
9.0

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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Aren rated Batman #57 Jul 9, 2019
10

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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Aren rated Batman #56 Jul 9, 2019
10

Batman #56

By: Tom King, Tony Daniel
Released: Oct 3, 2018

The Dark Knight's looking to drop both the hammer and sickle on the KGBeast, whose rampage across Gotham City takes a toll on Nightwing when he's injured in the fray. Blaming himself for his ward's fate, Batman gets grimmer than usual-and vows to take the Russian assassin down like the Berlin Wall. Is even Gotham City ready for that much violence? ...

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Aren rated Batman #55 Jul 9, 2019
10

Batman #55

By: Tom King, Tony Daniel
Released: Sep 19, 2018

The KGBeast lives! The Russian super-assassin is back-but under whose orders? Does he have a specific mission, or is this simply some leftover Cold War mayhem? Nyet, comrade-it has to do with Bruce Wayne's recent court case involving Mr. Freeze. Something is rotten in Gotham, and you can still smell it, even if it's on ice!

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Aren rated Batman #54 Jul 9, 2019
9.0

Batman #54

By: Tom King, Matt Wagner
Released: Sep 5, 2018

Dick Grayson-the original Robin-gets to spend some quality time fighting crime with his mentor for the first time since Batman popped the question to Catwoman. It's a walk down memory lane as Bruce Wayne helps Dick get over the loss of his high-flying acrobat parents, which in turn led to his crime-fighting career. Guest artist Matt Wagner (Mage, T...

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Aren rated Batman #53 Jul 9, 2019
10

Batman #53

By: Tom King, Lee Weeks
Released: Aug 15, 2018

"Cold Days" continues! The jury in the Mr. Freeze trial is hopelessly deadlocked because one man won't vote guilty-and that man is Bruce Wayne. Freeze's defense is that Batman used excessive force, making his arrest illegal, and Bruce is the one man who actually knows for sure what went down between Batman and his ice-cold nemesis. And if Bruce is ...

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Aren rated Batman #52 Jul 9, 2019
10

Batman #52

By: Tom King, Lee Weeks
Released: Aug 1, 2018

"Cold Days" continues! The jury in the Mr. Freeze trial is hopelessly deadlocked because one man won't vote guilty-and that man is Bruce Wayne. Freeze's defense is that Batman used excessive force, making his arrest illegal, and Bruce is the one man who actually knows for sure what went down between Batman and his ice-cold nemesis. And if Bruce is ...

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Aren rated Batman #51 Jul 9, 2019
10

Batman #51

By: Tom King, Lee Weeks
Released: Jul 18, 2018

The honeymoon's over for Bruce Wayne as Gotham City's most prominent citizen gets selected for jury duty in a chilling court case involving Mr. Freeze! Freeze claims the charges should be dismissed because Batman used excessive force; cue the outrage and media circus. While doing his civic duty, Wayne's forced to take a hard look at the Dark Knight...

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Aren rated The Magic Order #5 Jul 9, 2019
10

The Magic Order #5

By: Mark Millar, Olivier Coipel
Released: Dec 12, 2018

The Moonstone family team up against Albany and her assassin, The Venetian. Can Gabriel overcome the death of his child and save humanity from the forces of darkness? A war is waged between the last members of The Magic Order and the powers of evil that want them destroyed.

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