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Amazing Spider-Man #27

By: Nick Spencer, Kev Walker
Released: Aug 14, 2019

• There is a new Sinister Syndicate!
•  Beetle, Electro, Lady Octopus, Scorpia and White Rabbit have come together for one reason: TO HUNT BOOMERANG!
•  Spidey knew having Boomerang as a roommate would come back to bite him, but not like this.
Rated T

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allenquanobi reviewed Powers of X #2 Aug 15, 2019
9.0

Apocalypse?? What a cool twist, I love the future timelines and hope they get fleshed out more. The art by Silva looks a lot better than last issue, and the colors by Gracia are still ridiculously good. Both HoX and PoX just pop with the colors and art. And of course Hickman delivers the goods with some of the most inventive stories at Marvel in years

Powers of X #2

By: Jonathan Hickman, R. B. Silva
Released: Aug 14, 2019

As Xavier sows the seeds of the past, the X-Men's future blossoms into trouble for all mutantdom. Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (NEW AVENGERS, INFINITY, FF) continues reshaping the X-Men's past, present and future with breakout artist R.B. Silva (UNCANNY X-MEN)!
Rated T+

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allenquanobi added Batman (2016) to their pull list Aug 9, 2019

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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allenquanobi reviewed Sea of Stars #2 Aug 7, 2019
8.5

of Five?? Hope that doesn't mean this is a limited series. I would love to see Kadyn grow up or some kind of continuation of this story.

Sea of Stars #2

By: Jason Aaron, Stephen Green
Released: Aug 7, 2019

"LOST IN THE WILDS OF HEAVEN," Part Two (of Five): Space trucker Gil's problems have gone from bad to worse after a giant leviathan destroyed his ship and probably killed his young son, Kadyn. He's quickly losing oxygen and-after being attacked by weird aliens-thinks he might also be losing his mind. Meanwhile, Kadyn is very much alive and having a...

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TheImageIsStrong - Aug 19, 2019

As of this comment it still solicited for 5 issues. Solid book.

allenquanobi reviewed Green Lantern #10 Aug 7, 2019
9.0

Idk, I really enjoy this series. I can see why it's controversial because it seems like Grant Morrison doubled his drug consumption and is just writing the most bonkers stuff. However, it's so wildly creative that I can't fault him for it. I never expected to see stoner Green Lantern again after Multiversity, and yet here he is. I like this series also because it's so separate from the rest of more

Green Lantern #10

By: Grant Morrison, Liam Sharp
Released: Aug 7, 2019

Twelve parallel worlds! Twelve Green Lanterns! And one unstoppable menace! Hal Jordan joins the Green Lanterns of the Multiverse-including Bat-Lantern, Tangent Green Lantern and more-to save a dying Multiverse, defeat the relentless Anti-Man and embark upon their "Quest for the Cosmic Grail"! It's another Morrison/Sharp science fantasy epic!

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Br'er Lapin - Aug 8, 2019

Some people just hate everything Grant Morrison... for some reason.

allenquanobi reviewed Justice League #29 Aug 7, 2019
8.5

Great solid issue. This Justice League run continues to be my favored compared to Marvel's team book Avengers (which is still solid, just not as good as this). Only gripe I have with this story wise is it's filler until #30, the start of the doom war. Art is pretty good, but gonna be happy when Jorge Jimenez is back. Onto Doom War!

Justice League #29

By: Scott Snyder, Bruno Redondo
Released: Aug 7, 2019

Does a Starro dream of an electric Justice League? Sensing the danger to come, Jarro fears for his newfound friends. He ponders each one and their potential fate to decide whether he should mentally block them from going forward into what could be certain destruction...the coming war with the Legion of Doom!

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allenquanobi reviewed Lois Lane #2 Aug 7, 2019
9.0

Mystery's heating up. As stated in my last review of #1, Rucka knows how to write grounded characters, especially Montoya, given his run w/ Brubaker on Gotham Central. Who woulda guessed one of my favorite DC books right now doesn't even involve a superhero... The art is great, it reminds me of Bryan Hitch's art, which I really like also.

Lois Lane #2

By: Greg Rucka, Mike Perkins
Released: Aug 7, 2019

Famed writer and reporter Lois Lane never worries about speaking truth to power-so what's she hiding from the most powerful man on the planet (and her husband), Superman? Investigating a widening international conspiracy, Lois puts herself in the crosshairs with backup from an unlikely new ally from the streets of Gotham City.

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allenquanobi reviewed Batman #76 Aug 7, 2019
5.5

And just like that...King lost me again. This is getting a 6 (edit 5.5) from me solely because of the art and atmosphere. With only 10 issues left on the title, King seems to be taking his sweet time because the plot with Bruce goes nowhere in this issue, it's just setting up Gotham's atmosphere, which is cool, but the last issue already did that. We already know it's a bizarro world in Gotham. more

Batman #76

By: Tom King, Tony Daniel
Released: Aug 7, 2019

"City of Bane" continues! Bane has taken over Gotham City, and Batman is nowhere to be found. At least, not a Batman anyone recognizes. Flashpoint Batman is now patrolling the city, dispensing a violent brand of justice and taking out rogue villains who haven't yet signed on with Bane. It's all building to a rebellion among the bad guys who don't w...

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8.5

I know a lot of people said Bendis and King should switch places after issue 1. I was one of the few who thought neither of them should be writing these characters. But after this, maybe they should switch books... King seems to really get Superman

Superman: Up In the Sky #2

By: Tom King, Andy Kubert
Released: Aug 7, 2019

Available to comics shops for the first time! En route to Rann, Superman must face an intergalactic pugilist in an epic boxing match, then save an alien family from certain doom-if they can help him first! These stories were originally published in SUPERMAN GIANT #5 and 6.

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allenquanobi reviewed Daredevil #9 Aug 7, 2019
9.5

Huge improvement over the last issue. Zdarsky writes an amazing Matt, and it falls in line with every version of the character we've seen from the TV show to comics, etc. My only complaint if there is one, is that Sharma's art isn't as good as Chechetto's in the first couple issues. Not to say it's bad, just not as good. Chechetto will be a welcome comeback in later issues. Overall, this seri more

Daredevil #9

By: Chip Zdarsky, Lalit Kumar Sharma
Released: Aug 7, 2019

• There's a new DAREDEVIL in town, and Matt Murdock has no idea who it is!
•  Neither does Cole North, the tough-as-nails detective who's been hot on the Guardian Devil's trail for weeks.
•  Can Matt Murdock truly live a life without Daredevil? Can Cole?
Rated T+

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allenquanobi reviewed House of X #2 Aug 7, 2019
10

Holy shit. Literally that's all can be said, this is the most important x men event, not to mention just marvel events in general.

Edit: just wanted to say this book deserves an "X / X" ;)

House of X #2

By: Jonathan Hickman, Pepe Larraz
Released: Aug 7, 2019

Learn the truth about one of the X-Men's closest allies...and then begin the fight for the future of mutantkind! Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (AVENGERS, SECRET WARS, FANTASTIC FOUR) continues reshaping the X-Men's world with Marvel Young Gun artist Pepe Larraz (EXTERMINATION, AVENGERS)!
Rated T+

allenquanobi reviewed Absolute Carnage #1 Aug 7, 2019
10

Cates quickly became one of my favorite writers after his Thanos run and his current Venom run. This opening to the event doesn't disappoint. It's accessible to new readers because of the refresher in the first act. The second act shows off a good relationship between Spidey and Eddie. Side note, I love Cates's writing of the symbiote and Eddie, it really gives the symbiote a character, someth more

Absolute Carnage #1

By: Donny Cates, Ryan Stegman
Released: Aug 7, 2019

After turning Venom's world upside down a year ago, DONNY CATES and RYAN STEGMAN are about to put the Sinister Symbiote through hell again, only this time CARNAGE has come calling, and everyone who's ever worn a symbiote is dead in his sights! He's skirted the periphery of the Marvel Universe for months, but Cletus Kasady at last stands poised to m...

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Zack Anderson reviewed Powers of X #1 Jul 31, 2019
2.5

After House of X, this was boring. Just like old Cable issues, I find it hard to care about new future characters. Also, 10 years between founding and present ignores the fact that it's been at LEAST 14 years Marvel time. This book sucks.

Powers of X #1

By: Jonathan Hickman, R. B. Silva
Released: Jul 31, 2019

FEAR THE FUTURE! Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (INFINTY, NEW AVENGERS, FF) continues his revolutionary new direction for the X-Men. Intertwining with HOUSE OF X, POWERS OF X reveals the secret past, present  and  future of mutantkind, changing the way you look at every X-Men story before and after. You do not want to miss the next seminal m...

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Zack Anderson - Jul 31, 2019

Moira sums up my final feelings on the issue: "It seems like the type of thing I SHOULD enjoy, and yet... I look around at all these [panels] and know it's just a show for those who need one. A distraction from what's really going on, if you will." What's really going on is they're bringing back Earth-1610 and this is the long setup.

allenquanobi - Aug 1, 2019

That's a cool theory! See that's why I find it interesting, anything can happen in my eyes. But if you r set that that's what's happening then I guess you'd think mystery solved. For me, I like just savoring everything and waiting for next issues

9.0

Wow, this series just keeps getting better, I really think this is much better than amazing spider man rn

Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man #9

By: Tom Taylor, Ken Lashley
Released: Jul 31, 2019

A terrifying new villain is causing major problems for Spider-Man and his neighborhood. What does he want with your favorite wall-crawler? PLUS: The secret history of THE RUMOR!
Rated T

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allenquanobi rated Fantastic Four #12 Jul 31, 2019
7.5

Fantastic Four #12

By: Dan Slott, Sean Izaakse
Released: Jul 31, 2019

Ben and Alicia are off on their dream honeymoon in a remote tropical paradise...until someone decides to crash it. Or should we say SMASH IT?! Get ready for the biggest HULK VS. THING FIGHT OF THE CENTURY! PLUS: The saga of the Future Foundation by Jeremy Whitley and Wil Robson!
Rated T

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allenquanobi reviewed Green Lantern Annual #1 Jul 31, 2019
8.0

This series will only entertain people who have read all of Morrison's DC work and have an understanding of silver age

Green Lantern Annual #1

By: Grant Morrison, Giuseppe Camuncoli
Released: Jul 31, 2019

A Green Lantern tradition is reborn when the annual Jordan family reunion takes a turn for the bizarre, leaving Hal and his nearest and dearest on the front line of a terrifying invasion from an impossible reality that's closer than you think! There's only one way for intergalactic lawman Hal "Green Lantern" Jordan to prevent the ultra-crime of the...

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allenquanobi rated Avengers #22 Jul 31, 2019
8.0

Avengers #22

By: Jason Aaron, Stefano Caselli
Released: Jul 31, 2019

THE CHALLENGE OF THE GHOST RIDERS STARTS HERE! Robbie Reyes wants to get rid of the flame-headed monster inside him. So it's time to do the common sense thing: perform an exorcism on his car. Only problem is, Johnny Blaze, the king of Hell, has some plans of his own for the newest Ghost Rider and his Avengers friends.
Rated T+

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allenquanobi reviewed The Batman Who Laughs #7 Jul 31, 2019
8.5

Downgraded review from 9 to 8.5. In hindsight, the ending is a little disappointing. I wish it ended with some finality to the Batman who Laughs, instead of setting up the new series. He was a great character, but the weight of the series and Snyder leaving Batman has been lost because its just setting up another series. A small shame, but overall, the series was entertaining.

The Batman Who Laughs #7

By: Scott Snyder, Jock
Released: Jul 31, 2019

It's the final showdown between Batman and the Batman Who Laughs... but how do you defeat a foe who knows your every instinct and every move? Bruce Wayne will have to outsmart Bruce Wayne in this ultimate test of good versus evil. You can't miss this finale to the epic miniseries that will tear up the very foundations of Gotham City!

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10

Batman: Last Knight on Earth #2

By: Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo
Released: Jul 31, 2019

The world has been destroyed, and Batman is on a quest to find out who's responsible. But when villains from his past begin to complicate things for the Dark Knight, he finds an unlikely ally in a place known as "the Plains of Solitude."

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Antonio reviewed Powers of X #1 Jul 31, 2019
9.0

The art and colors are amazing, this book and House of X will have no problems in this regard.

On the other hand, if House of X 1 allowed the reader to notice a new rebirth for the X-Men franchise, it is this number that really opens a new era for mutants. I like the new characters and the story seems interesting, there are important dialogues and you can feel how the story moves forwar more

Powers of X #1

By: Jonathan Hickman, R. B. Silva
Released: Jul 31, 2019

FEAR THE FUTURE! Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (INFINTY, NEW AVENGERS, FF) continues his revolutionary new direction for the X-Men. Intertwining with HOUSE OF X, POWERS OF X reveals the secret past, present  and  future of mutantkind, changing the way you look at every X-Men story before and after. You do not want to miss the next seminal m...

allenquanobi reviewed Captain America #12 Jul 31, 2019
9.0

Liking this run a lot so far

Captain America #12

By: Ta-Nehisi Coates, Adam Kubert
Released: Jul 31, 2019

"CAPTAIN OF NOTHING" CONCLUDES!
Captain America is a fugitive! So Captain America must disappear! But that doesn't mean that Steve Rogers has to give up the fight to prove his innocence and bring the true murderer to justice! It's time for Cap to try something new!
Rated T+

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allenquanobi reviewed Powers of X #1 Jul 31, 2019
9.5

Mystery deepens with this issue, Hickman once again shows how adept he is at connecting one story with two books. I like the different timelines and him taking influence from days of Future past, but with new characters and twists. RB Silva's art isn't as good as Pepe larraz's imo but it's still good, and Gracia's colors once again elevate the book greatly.

Powers of X #1

By: Jonathan Hickman, R. B. Silva
Released: Jul 31, 2019

FEAR THE FUTURE! Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (INFINTY, NEW AVENGERS, FF) continues his revolutionary new direction for the X-Men. Intertwining with HOUSE OF X, POWERS OF X reveals the secret past, present  and  future of mutantkind, changing the way you look at every X-Men story before and after. You do not want to miss the next seminal m...

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allenquanobi added Powers of X to their pull list Jul 29, 2019

Powers of X

FEAR THE FUTURE! Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (INFINTY, NEW AVENGERS, FF) continues his revolutionary new direction for the X-Men. Intertwining with HOUSE OF X, POWERS OF X reveals the secret past, present  and  future of mutantkind, changing the way you look at every X-Men story before and after. You do not want to miss the next seminal m...

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allenquanobi reviewed Valkyrie: Jane Foster #1 Jul 25, 2019
8.5

Liked it a lot! The setup is good, i love theyre going with the secret identity route, which is somewhat lost in modern comics for some reason (i.e. MCU-related). The art reminds me of David Marquez, who recently signed an exclusive contract with DC. Generally, Im curious how this series is gonna play out, i couldnt tell when Ewing or Aaron was writing the dialogue, and wonder which one of them more

Valkyrie: Jane Foster #1

By: Jason Aaron, Cafu
Released: Jul 24, 2019

JANE FOSTER STARS IN AN ALL-NEW NEW ONGOING SERIES! A new hero emerges straight from the pages of THE WAR OF THE REALMS! For years, you knew her as Dr. Jane Foster, one of Thor's most steadfast companions. Then you knew her as Thor, the Goddess of Thunder, who took up the mantle when no other hero - god or human - was worthy. Now Jane takes on a ne...

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8.5

surprisingly interesting. not really telling anything new of course, this reads more like history 101 on the marvel universe. but the art is fantastic, and the dialogue flows really well. If anyone wanted a TLDR on the marvel universe, this series should be picked up; however, it might read better in trade i think

History of the Marvel Universe #1

By: Mark Waid, Javier Rodriguez
Released: Jul 24, 2019

ALL-NEW STORY BY LEGENDARY CREATOR MARK WAID! Everything you ever wanted to know about the Marvel Universe - in one lavishly illustrated series! From the Big Bang to the twilight of existence, HISTORY OF THE MARVEL UNIVERSE chronicles completely, for the first time, everything that was, is or will be! Lushly illustrated text tells the complete stor...

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8.5

good first issue. Art is great as always, and I like the setup they're going with Joker and Azrael. My complaint about this issue is it is very short compared to the other black label titles. I was expecting around 40 pages, but this was just the normal length of a comic book

Batman: Curse of the White Knight #1

By: Sean Murphy
Released: Jul 24, 2019

In this explosive sequel to the critically acclaimed blockbuster BATMAN: WHITE KNIGHT from writer/artist Sean Murphy, The Joker recruits Azrael to help him expose a shocking secret from the Wayne family's legacy-and to run Gotham City into the ground! As Batman rushes to protect the city and his loved ones from danger, the mystery of his ancestry u...

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allenquanobi reviewed Marvels: Epilogue #1 Jul 24, 2019
9.5

Almost missed this because of House of X and other new issues coming out this week. The story is an 8.5 with an overall touching message, but very short. What really elevates this issue is obviously Alex Ross's art, which is still spectacular. Too bad this issue seems to not be getting as much attention as House of X or other issues.

Marvels: Epilogue #1

By: Kurt Busiek, Alex Ross
Released: Jul 24, 2019

An all-new standalone epilogue to the classic MARVELS graphic novel written by Kurt Busiek and fully-painted by Alex Ross! A "Marvels" look at the "all-new, all-different" X-Men of the 1970s. In this 16-page story, Alex and Kurt bring Marvel's world to brilliant, realistic life one last time, as the now-retired Phil Sheldon and his daughters, in Ma...

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allenquanobi reviewed House of X #1 Jul 24, 2019
10

I don't know what to say that hasn't been said by anyone else. This is definitely worth the hype, one of the best x men issues in the past couple years and it's only the first one. If this is gonna be an example of what's to come, X-Men will be in amazing hands. Story and art both top notch

House of X #1

By: Jonathan Hickman, Pepe Larraz
Released: Jul 24, 2019

FACE THE FUTURE! Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (SECRET WARS, AVENGERS, FANTASTIC FOUR) takes the reins of the X-Men universe! Since the release of Uncanny X-Men #1, there have been four seminal moments in the history of the X-Men. Giant-Sized X-Men. X-Men. Age of Apocalypse. New X-Men. Four iconic series that introduced a new era for Marvel's m...

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allenquanobi added Batman: Curse of the White Knight to their pull list Jul 23, 2019

Batman: Curse of the White Knight

In this explosive sequel to the critically acclaimed blockbuster BATMAN: WHITE KNIGHT from writer/artist Sean Murphy, The Joker recruits Azrael to help him expose a shocking secret from the Wayne family's legacy-and to run Gotham City into the ground! As Batman rushes to protect the city and his loved ones from danger, the mystery of his ancestry u...

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allenquanobi added House of X to their pull list Jul 23, 2019

House of X

FACE THE FUTURE! Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (SECRET WARS, AVENGERS, FANTASTIC FOUR) takes the reins of the X-Men universe! Since the release of Uncanny X-Men #1, there have been four seminal moments in the history of the X-Men. Giant-Sized X-Men. X-Men. Age of Apocalypse. New X-Men. Four iconic series that introduced a new era for Marvel's m...

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