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GammaBurst reviewed Immortal Hulk #46 May 6, 2021
10

Great, as usual!

Immortal Hulk #46

By: Al Ewing, Joe Bennett
Released: May 5, 2021

• We thought they were dead. We thought they'd been banished, controlled, made harmless. We were wrong.
•  The gamma monsters are coming back - converging, one by one, on New York City. And who can stop them now?
•  Who can save us...from the IMMORTAL HULK?
Rated T+

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GammaBurst reviewed Green Lantern #2 May 5, 2021
5.0

I was excited about this new run at first. But after these 2 issues, I'm really not feeling it; and I say it as being not a fan of Hal Jordan at all.

Green Lantern #2

By: Geoffrey Thorne, Marco Santucci
Released: May 5, 2021

A Guardian of the Universe lies dead, and the universe teeters on the brink of war. As the summit of the United Planets and the Green Lantern Corps falls into chaos, an even bigger threat looms. With John Stewart reassigned to the role of an ambassador, a surprise appearance by one of the newest Green Lanterns may be all that stands between the Cor...

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GammaBurst reviewed Action Comics #1030 Apr 28, 2021
10

What a great issue by such a talented creative team. The seeds were planted to a big, cosmic Superman story. Action Comics is the DC book I want read.

Action Comics #1030

By: Becky Cloonan, Michael Avon Oeming
Released: Apr 28, 2021

“Warworld Rising” starts here! A new chapter in Superman’s life begins as the challenges of Dark Nights: Death Metal are causing Clark Kent to feel...a change in his powers. Is it possible the Metropolis Marvel could be losing a step? His struggles in taking down the creatures from the Breach would suggest as much! If he’s going to continue...

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GammaBurst reviewed Thor #14 Apr 15, 2021
10

Fantastic ending from a good story arc. I'm definitely onboard for what comes next.

Thor #14

By: Donny Cates, Nic Klein
Released: Apr 14, 2021

THE FINALE OF "PREY" - AND THE FIGHT OF THOR'S LIFE!
All-Father Thor breaks out of his prison! But Donald Blake has amassed more power than the King of Asgard can know. One thing is certain: When the hammer comes down, only one man will remain standing. Big action and big stakes are the Donny Cates and Nic Klein special - but you've never seen ...

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GammaBurst reviewed Immortal Hulk #45 Apr 7, 2021
10

Ewing and Bennett deliver one of the best comics I've read in a long time. A highlight among a book full of highlights. Perfect 10!

Immortal Hulk #45

By: Al Ewing, Joe Bennett
Released: Apr 7, 2021

• The Hulk is at his lowest point.
•  His strength is gone. His friends cannot reach him. Gamma itself has turned against him. What hope is there now?
•  What hope is left... for THE WEAKEST THERE IS?

Rated T+

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GammaBurst reviewed Immortal Hulk #44 Mar 10, 2021
10

Almost perfect.

Immortal Hulk #44

By: Al Ewing, Joe Bennett
Released: Mar 10, 2021

• In New York, the U-Foes are hunting a weakened Hulk - with the one thing that can kill him for good.
•  In New Mexico, the new Sasquatch faces something even weirder than he is.
•  Something very strange is happening to Jacqueline McGee.
•  And far above the world, HENRY PETER GYR...

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GammaBurst reviewed Batman #106 Mar 2, 2021
10

Outstanding beginning for the Dark Knight's new journey. Great writing art!

Batman #106

By: James Tynion IV, Jorge Jimenez
Released: Mar 3, 2021

Following the tragic events of Infinite Frontier #1, Batman and his new ally, Ghost-Maker, must reckon with a new gang operating in Gotham City-but are they connected to the reemergence of the Scarecrow? Meanwhile, shadowy billionaire Simon Saint pitches an advanced law-enforcement system to the new mayor! The creative team behind the epic “The J...

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10

Wonderful! Superman is in great hands.

Future State: Superman: House of El #1

By: Phillip K. Johnson, Scott Godlewski
Released: Feb 24, 2021

Centuries into the future, the bloodline of Kal-El, the hero we know as Clark Kent, continues. Meet a new generation of Kryptonian heroes as they stand against one of the greatest threats they’ve ever faced: a diabolical foe called the Red King. Get ready for the unexpected debuts of the twins known as Rowan and Ronan Kent, descendants of Jonatha...

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GammaBurst reviewed King In Black #2 Dec 23, 2020
6.0

A big downgrade from the first issue.

King In Black #2

By: Donny Cates, Ryan Stegman
Released: Dec 23, 2020

HAIL TO THE KING!
Rated T+

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GammaBurst rated Superman #28 Dec 22, 2020
2.0

Superman #28

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Ivan Reis
Released: Dec 16, 2020

It’s the Man of Steel’s last stand in this final Superman tale by the superstar team of Brian Michael Bendis, Ivan Reis, and Joe Prado! Superman comes face to face with an alien race that he desperately wants to help before it is too late. As the cosmically powered race known as the Synmar aim their deadly power at the Man of Steel’s adopted ...

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GammaBurst reviewed Action Comics #1028 Dec 22, 2020
5.0

Kind of hard to expect more than mediocrity from this run...

Action Comics #1028

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

The powerhouse creative team of Brian Michael Bendis, John Romita Jr., and Klaus Janson wrap up their run on Action Comics with “House of Kent: Epilogue”! With the final fate of Metropolis’s underworld revealed at last, it’s time for each member of the House of Kent to face their unknown futures head on, including Lois, Conner, Jon, Kara, J...

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GammaBurst reviewed Iron Man #4 Dec 16, 2020
6.0

This book has been, at best, enjoyable, but not much more than that.

Iron Man #4

By: Christopher Cantwell, Cafu
Released: Dec 16, 2020

KORVAC is on the loose and Tony Stark is on the hook for it. Iron Man and Hellcat were lucky to survive their first encounter with Korvac and his new disciples, but finding him and stopping him is proving an even greater challenge. Tony is reticent to let other hero allies in on the fact that he opened up a giant can of worms all on his own, but it...

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6.0

The beautiful, gorgeous art is what saves this book.

Green Lantern: Season Two #10

By: Grant Morrison, Liam Sharp
Released: Dec 16, 2020

Meet Hal Jordan’s Earth-11 counterpart in the first skirmish of the Ultrawar! Against a backdrop of cosmic conspiracy and shady interstellar politics, two Green Lanterns and two Star Sapphires enact a four-way battle of the sexes. As the cracks of division spread from world to world, can love prevail?

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10

Not many writers/artists can tell a story that good like this one, with not a single word!

King In Black: Immortal Hulk #1

By: Al Ewing, Aaron Kuder
Released: Dec 16, 2020

A PRESENT FOR THE HULK!
The Hulk is in a bad place. Half of his alters are dead or missing - including Bruce Banner - and the Leader's got the rest of him on the ropes. But never let it be said that Joe Fixit doesn't know how to have a good time - and he's out to make sure this is the best holiday the Hulk's ever had. He just has to fight his w...

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GammaBurst reviewed Immortal Hulk #41 Dec 16, 2020
10

An amazing change of pace here. Ewing writes a great Ben too!

Immortal Hulk #41

By: Al Ewing, Joe Bennett
Released: Dec 16, 2020

• The rematch everybody wanted - but not like this!
•  The Hulk is broken, friendless and hunted. In every way, he's a shadow of his former self...
•  ...but there's nothing like the real THING.
Rated T+

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GammaBurst reviewed Venom #31 Dec 10, 2020
6.5

Impressive how the quality of this book has dropped.

Venom #31

By: Donny Cates, Iban Coello
Released: Dec 9, 2020

KING IN BLACK ARRIVES!
•  What happens to Eddie Brock when he finally comes face to face with the lord of the abyss, the KING IN BLACK: KNULL?
Rated T+

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4.5

Pure mediocrity.

Endless Winter: Justice League #1

By: Andy Lanning, Howard Porter
Released: Dec 2, 2020

“Endless Winter” chapter one! The crossover event of the season begins here! The Justice League encounters an extinction-level global storm brewing at the former site of the Fortress of Solitude. Enter the Frost King, a monster mad with power with an army at his command! What devastating mystery lies in his past? And how does he tied to Queen H...

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GammaBurst reviewed King In Black #1 Dec 3, 2020
10

Cates really nailed this week! Can't remember the last time I've enjoyed the first issue from a Marvel event this much, and Thor #10 was also amazing.

King In Black #1

By: Donny Cates, Ryan Stegman
Released: Dec 2, 2020

DARKNESS REIGNS!
After a campaign across the galaxy, Knull's death march arrives to Earth and, worse yet, he hasn't come alone! With an army of hundreds of thousands of symbiote dragons at his command, the King in Black is a force unlike any Earth's heroes have ever faced. EDDIE BROCK, A.K.A. VENOM has seen firsthand the chaos that even one of ...

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GammaBurst reviewed Thor #10 Dec 3, 2020
10

Exceptional issue. My favorite from this run, by far!

Thor #10

By: Donny Cates, Nic Klein
Released: Dec 2, 2020

THE DARK PRISON OF DONALD BLAKE!
For years Doctor Donald Blake has wandered a land far from Midgard, the place he once thought home. Now he has returned to the Ten Realms - but it is not the place it was, nor he the man who once shared a body with a god. New terrors await in what is perhaps Donny Cates' darkest story yet!
Rated T+

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GammaBurst reviewed Daredevil #24 Nov 25, 2020
8.0

Still the second best Marvel book, just behind Immortal Hulk! The others don't come close.

Daredevil #24

By: Chip Zdarsky, Mike Hawthorne
Released: Nov 25, 2020

THE VERDICT ON DAREDEVIL!
BACK IN RED, but for how long? As Hell's Kitchen still reels from the chaos unleashed upon its streets by the Stromwyns, its citizens are looking for someone to hold accountable.
MEANWHILE, hizzoner Mayor Wilson Fisk, now a hero in the eyes of his citizens, sets his sights on a new venture - with a dangerous ally a...

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GammaBurst reviewed Venom #30 Nov 18, 2020
6.0

More mediocrity from Cates on this title as of lately.

Venom #30

By: Donny Cates, Luke Ross
Released: Nov 18, 2020

THIS IS IT!
The face-melting finale to VENOM BEYOND, by Donny Cates and special guest illustrator LUKE ROSS! Trapped at the mercy of the dangerous new foe called CODEX, Eddie Brock will have to make an impossible choice!
32 PGS. /Rated T+

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Oaramirez780 - Nov 19, 2020

completely agree. wasted time for king in black,

GammaBurst reviewed Immortal Hulk #40 Nov 18, 2020
10

Very different from the last issues, but great anyway!

Immortal Hulk #40

By: Al Ewing, Joe Bennett
Released: Nov 18, 2020

o So here's the skinny: Hulk's lower than he ever was. He's stuck in an iron hotel built just for him, and there's a new Sasquatch guarding the door.
o If he gets through him - and the rest of Gamma Flight - all he wins is an airlock to open space. It's a rigged game, with no way to win...
o ...only JOE FIXIT never learned how to lose.
...

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GammaBurst rated Green Lantern #9 Nov 15, 2020
6.0

Green Lantern #9

By: Grant Morrison, Liam Sharp
Released: Jul 3, 2019

On the medieval fantasy planet of Athmoora, Sir Hal of the Lantern-a.k.a. Hal Jordan-must do battle with the evil wizard Ah-Bah-Nazzur, scourge of the Four Kingdoms! What is Ah-Bah-Nazzur's secret? And what does it have to do with the looming extinction-level Multiversal threat that leaves countless dead super-beings in its wake?

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6.0

Green Lantern: Season Two #9

By: Grant Morrison, Liam Sharp
Released: Nov 11, 2020

The trial of Hyperman is on, and as monstrous forces gather in the shadows, a change of heart reunites Green Lantern Hal Jordan with his one true love, Carol Ferris-but nothing is what it seems in a mind-bending, heartrending case of cross-dimensional mistaken identity and looming cosmic catastrophe!

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GammaBurst rated Iron Man #3 Nov 11, 2020
6.0

Iron Man #3

By: Christopher Cantwell, Cafu
Released: Nov 11, 2020

Tony Stark is getting tired of apologizing for being himself, especially when as Iron Man he's more powerful than most any other human being on Earth. As he wears himself out trying to do everything he can to be a force of good in the world, he's beginning to chafe at the idea that he really owes anybody anything. Is it too much to ask for a thank ...

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GammaBurst reviewed Crossover #1 Nov 4, 2020
7.0

I expected much more.

Crossover #1

By: Donny Cates, Geoff Shaw
Released: Nov 4, 2020

The creative powerhouses behind the bestselling, critically acclaimed GOD COUNTRY, Thanos Wins, and REDNECK returns for the biggest launch of the year.

Imagine everything you thought was fantasy...was real. And now join us, in a world where reality is dead...and anything is possible...

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GammaBurst reviewed Thor #9 Nov 4, 2020
7.5

It was good, but too slow.

Thor #9

By: Donny Cates, Nic Klein
Released: Nov 4, 2020

THE RETURN OF DONALD BLAKE!
The "Prey" arc starts here! Once upon a time, a mortal man bore within him the spirit of a god. With a crack of his cane upon the ground, the Mighty Thor would appear! But it's been years since the King of Asgard required his human ward. Where has the good doctor been all this time - and what does his reappearance me...

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GammaBurst reviewed Immortal Hulk #39 Oct 28, 2020
10

Pure writing and art genius.

Immortal Hulk #39

By: Al Ewing, Joe Bennett
Released: Oct 28, 2020

• Some time ago, an outside force entered Bruce Banner's system.
•  The Devil says it's the Green Scar. The Green Scar says it's the Devil. Maybe they're both right...or both wrong...
•   ...but only one of them can be the IMMORTAL
Rated T+

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GammaBurst rated Wonder Woman #765 Oct 27, 2020
6.0

Wonder Woman #765

By: Mariko Tamaki, Steve Pugh
Released: Oct 28, 2020

The invisible jet is going down-look out below! On a mission to the heart of super-villain-occupied Zandia, Wonder Woman is stopped dead in her tracks by a turf war that’s turning deadlier by the minute. After a heated consult with the Justice League, Diana finds herself on her own with the supposedly reformed Max Lord to complete her mission-and...

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GammaBurst rated Action Comics #1026 Oct 27, 2020
1.0

Action Comics #1026

By: Brian Michael Bendis, John Romita Jr.
Released: Oct 28, 2020

This issue, it’s the Superman family versus everybody! In this blistering conclusion to the epic “House of Kent” saga, huge choices are made to defend the great city of Metropolis. Plus, amid all the chaos, the new owner of the Daily Planet is revealed-and it’s...Jimmy Olsen?! Guest-starring Jonathan Kent, Conner Kent, Supergirl, and the Le...

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