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9.0

Great stuff. Still love this book much more than amazing spider-man, since it keeps that grounded tone that makes not just Peter Parker Spider-Man fun, but any Spider character really. This is all about just Miles and his uncle working their way to the hospital to see the birth of Miles's sister, and each situation they run into is fun stuff. The art is also good, I would highly recommend this more

Miles Morales: Spider-Man #13

By: Saladin Ahmed, Javi Garron
Released: Dec 11, 2019

Spider-Man! Prowler! Come out to play-ay!
•  It's 13 miles from Washington Heights to Brooklyn, and Miles' uncle Aaron is a wanted man.
•  Racing the clock, out of web-fluid - if they ever make it home, it'll be by dint of their wits and fists.
•  CAN YOU DIG IT?!
Rated T

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allenquanobi reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #35 Dec 12, 2019
5.0

This issue is not too good, this one and the last one to be honest. The art in this doesn't even come close to Gleason, and the story has already run its course, and it's literally been only 2 issues, they're really trying to push the 2099 banner to come back, and while that would be great, I don't trust any of the creators to make good on their promise of this series. I hope Spencer can get bac more

Amazing Spider-Man #35

By: Nick Spencer, Oscar Bazaldua
Released: Dec 4, 2019

• Spider-Man. Doctor Doom. 'Nuff said?
•  NO WAY! The Chameleon has insane plans that have put all of NYC (and the very future of the universe!) in danger, and only Spider-Man can save the day.
•  All he has to do is convince Doctor Doom to help him. Uh-oh.
Rated T

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YourGreenMuse reviewed Captain America #17 Dec 11, 2019
8.5

I think Coates has successfully reeled me back in. As long as he continues to have something to say, I'm on board. This can turn into a bad book if Coates's writing feels uninspired, so it's crucial that he maintains this going forward.

Captain America #17

By: Ta-Nehisi Coates, Jason Masters
Released: Dec 11, 2019

THE LEGEND OF STEVE continues!
How can Steve Rogers track down the cop-killer who is waging war against the men in blue in New York City when he's every bit as wanted by the cops he's trying to save?
Rated T+

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allenquanobi - Dec 11, 2019

is the book good again? Like you i dropped off around issues13-14 because there were some lines that def weren't Captain America like.

YourGreenMuse - Dec 11, 2019

The last two issues were good.

allenquanobi reviewed Superman #18 Dec 11, 2019
6.5

Surprisingly not terrible, given how much I hate this series and action comics. I felt genuine emotion when Clark revealed his identity, but framing it around Adam strange felt odd to me, thought it'd work better if he was speaking to a more important character. I liked the setup for the ending, but this looks like it's all going down a very generic path. I like Ivan reis a lot, I think he's a more

Superman #18

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Joe Prado
Released: Dec 11, 2019

With Superman's family scattered across the galaxy, our hero must confront some of his greatest concerns about himself and his place in the galaxy. Legendary artist Ivan Reis joins writer Brian Michael Bendis as they introduce the biggest change in the Man of Steel's life ever!

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9.0

Very good imo, and I'm not a king apologist. I don't like his Batman run, but I don't hate it either, this is much better than his Batman run but not even close to what he has written in the past. The reason this works, and this is the same reason why Batman universe works, is the format doesn't allow for any decompression at all. The narrative must keep moving forward in service of good plot a more

Superman: Up In the Sky #6

By: Tom King, Andy Kubert
Released: Dec 4, 2019

Available to comics shops for the first time! It's the finale of Tom King and Andy Kubert's Man of Steel epic and Superman is captured off-planet, with Earth's remaining heroes left to fend off an alien robot invasion! If Superman can break his bonds and rise up against the diabolical mastermind who unleased the attack, he can save his adopted home...

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allenquanobi reviewed Batman: Universe #6 Dec 5, 2019
10

Great ending and a great series overall. The reason this works even though it was written by Bendis, is because of the original length of the Batman Giant book. Each book could only be 12 pages, so Bendis could not rely on his standard decompression seen in many of his other books. That works with this series and hopefully it teaches Bendis how to write his other books better. The art of cours more

Batman: Universe #6

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Nick Derington
Released: Dec 4, 2019

Available to comics shops for the first time! In the conclusion to Brian Michael Bendis and Nick Derington's DCU-spanning saga, Batman's mind is trapped in the unlikeliest of places- inside a White Lantern ring! That would be bad enough, but his physical body is stuck on Earth, completely vulnerable to attack from his enemies. Good ...

allenquanobi reviewed Daredevil #14 Dec 4, 2019
10

You know what I realized... Daredevil is the luckiest Marvel character. He's been graced with some of the most amazing creative teams in history: Miller, Bendis/Maleev, Brubaker/Lark, Waid/Samnee, Soule, and now Zdarsky. All of these runs are unique, tell a unique story, and are all entertaining well written amazingly drawn runs. I need an omnibus of this run as soon as it ends (which hopefully more

Daredevil #14

By: Chip Zdarsky, Francesco Mobili
Released: Dec 4, 2019

THE ENEMY OF MY ENEMY IS MY FRIEND...
•  COLE NORTH goes for a drink with the one person he never expected to...
•  Meanwhile, WILSON FISK learns that in New York, some people are more powerful than even the mayor.
•  This, while Hell's Kitchen and IZZY LIBRIS are targeted by the Owl, with no...

allenquanobi reviewed Batman #84 Dec 4, 2019
6.0

I liked that we finally got some answers to flashpoint Batman, but his motivation is unconvincing. He clearly knows this is not the same universe Batman as flashpoint so he can't assume it will all turn out the same. Also the art was not good, especially with an egregious error in coloring flash's suit that caused a ton of confusion.

Batman #84

By: Tom King, Mikel Janin
Released: Dec 4, 2019

"City of Bane" chapter eleven! The end is near as one victory leads to another defeat. As Batman reclaims his city from Bane, can he regain his sense of family? More specifically, when a man who is your father from another dimension has torn everything down around you, what will it take to build it back up? Especially when that man is currently sta...

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allenquanobi reviewed Justice League #37 Dec 4, 2019
8.0

Fun stuff again, I can only write that so many times, u should pick the series up and put the justice league animated show on in the background

Justice League #37

By: Scott Snyder, Jorge Jimenez
Released: Dec 4, 2019

"Justice/Doom War" part eight! The Justice League is making their final push against Perpetua, but some players they previously counted as allies may have been working for the other side the whole time! Who among Perpetua's children will betray them and join Lex Luthor's war on justice?

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allenquanobi reviewed X-Men #3 Dec 4, 2019
8.5

More world building. This series seems to be taking it's time like hickmans avengers when that started before that ramped up after infinity, and I have the patience for it, I know many people probably won't, but I can enjoy it for what it is, especially when it has good character moments throughout

X-Men #3

By: Jonathan Hickman, Leinil Francis Yu
Released: Dec 4, 2019

EARTH'S MOST POWERFUL! CYCLOPS STORMS THE SAVAGE LAND!
The most powerful heroes of the dominant species on the planet, the X-Men rise to protect the world against any threat. From a new foe in the Savage Land to an old nemesis' surprising return...
Rated T+

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9.5

Morrison has no filter and no chill towards his fellow DC workers at all. This issue was a delight to read especially as someone who doesn't like the direction of any of the main books written by Tom King, Scott Snyder (to a certain extent), and mainly Bendis.

Green Lantern: Blackstars #2

By: Grant Morrison, Xermanico
Released: Dec 4, 2019

Target: Earth! Hal Jordan and the Blackstars will stop at nothing to bend the planet to its leader's whims, and Earth's greatest heroes pull out all the stops to fight these fascists. Betrayals of cosmic consequence abound! And why is Earth's sun turning orange? We can only hope Superman figures that one out before it's too late...

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allenquanobi reviewed X-Force #2 Nov 28, 2019
8.5

Ben Percy and Wolverine: probably a match made in heaven at this point. Mr Snikt has not gotten a lot of love since Jason Aaron nearly a decade ago, and it's nice to see him in his element. Can't wait for Percy's Wolverine in February. However, for now, this book will have to do, and this issue was great, much better than the first. I like how they are doubling down on Xavier's death, even tho more

X-Force #2

By: Ben Percy, Joshua Cassara
Released: Nov 27, 2019

THE HIGH PRICE OF A NEW DAWN!
X-Force is the CIA of the mutant world-one half intelligence branch, one half special ops. Beast, Jean Grey and Sage on one side, Wolverine, Kid Omega and Domino on the other. In a perfect world, there would be no need for an X-Force. We're not there...yet.
Rated T+

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allenquanobi reviewed Shazam! #8 Nov 28, 2019
7.0

Probably my least favorite issue of the run so far, mostly due to the switch in art. Eaglesham is a master of the 60s 70s vibe arrt that is great to see in a fun comic like this, but Scott Kolin's art just doesn't get there for me. Not to say it's bad, it's perfectly serviceable, but Eaglesham is what really was making me love this series. The story is good though, with more revelations regardi more

Shazam! #8

By: Geoff Johns, Dale Eaglesham
Released: Nov 27, 2019

As Billy Batson and the rest of the Shazam Family are about to learn as they cross over into the Darklands, the Magiclands aren't all fun and games! In a world filled with all kinds of frightful creatures and haunts, nothing will compare to the horrors of Billy's own internalized fears.  

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allenquanobi reviewed New Mutants #2 Nov 28, 2019
9.0

Like many others have said, this is a great improvement over the first issue. If Hickman continues to write Sunspot and Cannonball, I'll be a happy man. The comradery between these two written by Hickman is great, probably one of the best things to come out of the Avengers run that he did as well. The art continues to be great, and I love the light hearted tone of this story so far, I hope it c more

New Mutants #2

By: Jonathan Hickman, Rod Reis
Released: Nov 27, 2019

THE NEW GENERATION CLAIMS THE DAWN!
The classic New Mutants (Sunspot, Wolfsbane, Mirage, Karma, Magik, and Cypher) get together with a few new friends (Chamber, Mondo) to seek out their missing member and share the good news... a mission that takes them into space alongside the Starjammers!
Rated T+

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9.5

YES! YES YES YES!
Vic Sage is back, wow what a great first issue. Lemire's amazing writing makes this issue such a fun and interesting read. It immediately starts off with action and witty dialogue and doesn't let up from there. The art is fantastic also, with some comics industry legends behind it, I can't believe this is a thing to be honest.

The Question: The Deaths of Vic Sage #1

By: Jeff Lemire, Denys Cowan
Released: Nov 20, 2019

DC BLACK LABEL - PRESTIGE PLUS FORMAT - APPROX. 8.5" x 10.875"
For years, Vic Sage has worn the faceless mask of the Question to clean up the streets of Hub City by sheer force of will. He knows right from wrong. He knows black from white. But what happens when he is drawn into a conspiracy that reaches from the heights of Hub City power to the...

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10

can the main dc series get the talent that series like this is getting? Seriously this is fucking hilarious stuff and light hearted tone that comics should be, not the dark brooding nature that everything seems to strive for. I still don't know if this is out of continuity, I assume it is because there's so much going on that doesn't gel with what's going on, but I am all here for it. I also lo more

Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen #5

By: Matt Fraction, Steve Lieber
Released: Nov 20, 2019

Jingles sell, Batman smells,
A prank war goes astray,
A Batmobile lost a wheel (literally),
'Cause Jimmy stole it from the valet!

allenquanobi reviewed Batman #83 Nov 20, 2019
7.5

Not bad, but decompressed as hell. This is still the decompression we've come toe xpect from this run, but this issue did hit the emotional resonance that it promised. I'm a sucker for Alfred-Bruce stories, and this did touch me a little, albeit until the end, when it goes to what we expect, another confrontation with Flashpoint Batman. Hopefully the next issue will answer how he got here or wh more

Batman #83

By: Tom King, Mikel Janin
Released: Nov 20, 2019

It's chapter nine of "City of Bane," and it's time for a reckoning in Gotham City! Thomas Wayne has joined forces with Bane, and that alliance threatens to throw a monkey wrench into Batman's plans. And as Bane's evil army begins to crumble, the Caped Crusader must face the real force behind it all. As the end of this epic tale grows near, Batman a...

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allenquanobi reviewed Justice League #36 Nov 20, 2019
8.5

Liked it! The story continues to escalate towards an exciting finale. I kind of wish the art was better though, I have no problem with Francis Manapul, but Jorge Jimenez is my preferred Justice League artist on this run. I hope this ends in a great way

Justice League #36

By: Scott Snyder, Francis Manapul
Released: Nov 20, 2019

How powerful is too powerful? Lex Luthor has assembled everything he needs to complete his plan of turning the world toward doom, including reviving the ancient goddess Perpetua and restoring her powers. But can he keep Perpetua from dragging the DC Universe into the abyss alongside the rest of the Multiverse? This is a question that hero and villa...

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9.0

idk why i thought this but when i heard this was coming out i thought it was murphy on art that was colored by Janson, not Janson doing all the art. Some parts the art is tough to look at, especially the end with Harley and Batman, but the rest of it is serviceable. What is great about this issue is the story, which gives Mr. Freeze an interesting backstory and motivation in this universe. Ive more

Batman: Curse of the White Knight: Von Freeze #1

By: Sean Murphy, Klaus Janson
Released: Nov 20, 2019

The world of Batman: White Knight expands with this standalone tale! On the night of Bruce Wayne's traumatic birth, Victor Fries must intervene to save the lives of Martha Wayne and the future Batman. As the evening unfolds, Victor distracts Thomas with the incredible tale of his own father figures-one a Nazi, the other a Jew-and their complex conn...

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allenquanobi reviewed Marauders #2 Nov 20, 2019
9.0

Enjoyed this quite a bit. The dialogue and the characters are really what makes this series good. Kitty becoming ultra confident works and she's a great main character to follow along with this group. Her transformation into the Red Queen was pretty cool, and the outfit is also great. Love the art. keep going with this quality!

Marauders #2

By: Gerry Duggan, Matteo Lolli
Released: Nov 20, 2019

The Hellfire Trading Company has control of Mutant trade on the seas... but that doesn't mean its Inner Circle is done stabbing one another in the back. As Captain Pryde and her Marauders sail on, the real cutthroats are back home...
Rated T+

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allenquanobi reviewed Batman/Superman #4 Nov 20, 2019
6.5

Eh, I guess the Batman who Laughs is still nigh unstoppable, and is more powerful and unstoppable than any villain Batman or Superman has ever faced before. Also Supergirl grabbing that batarang, and Batman and Superman not saying anything about it was really dumb. Art is still amazing though

Batman/Superman #4

By: Joshua Williamson, David Marquez
Released: Nov 20, 2019

Even from prison, the Batman Who Laughs is staying two steps ahead of the Caped Crusader and the Man of Steel. His plan to infect heroes and turn them into the Dark Multiverse versions of themselves is starting to build steam, with Shazam and others already succumbing to his evil toxin. Batman and Superman are racing the clock to prevent the other ...

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allenquanobi reviewed Far Sector #1 Nov 14, 2019
8.0

ill give credit to DC when it's due. Original concept, original character, handled well, and separate from the DC universe. Good start. I guess Jo might be the 5G green lantern that they're gonna try to push, and this might be the first character that I'm on board for that. The art is great, the story is interesting, the dialogue is good, keep going DC. stop with all the DC universe changing more

Far Sector #1

By: N.K. Jemisin, Jamal Campbell
Released: Nov 13, 2019

N.K. Jemisin, the acclaimed, award-winning author of The Broken Earth and Inheritance science fiction trilogies, makes her comic book debut with bestselling Naomi artist Jamal Campbell as they thrust you into a stunning sci-fi murder mystery on the other side of the universe!
For the past six months, newly chosen Green Lantern Sojourner "Jo" M...

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allenquanobi reviewed Punisher: Soviet #1 Nov 13, 2019
9.0

Awesome. Ennis is back on Punisher, what more can I say? If you've read Ennis's other punisher runs, you'll know you're in for a treat. Picks right back up like he never left with the smart witty dialogue, great action sequences, and interesting mob plot lines. But the art isn't as good as the other runs, it's still pretty good, just not as good as Steve Dillon's. Great recommend and great sta more

Punisher: Soviet #1

By: Garth Ennis, Jacen Burrows
Released: Nov 13, 2019

• Garth Ennis (Co-Creator of The Boys & Preacher) is back at Marvel and writing the Punisher again, this time with art phenom Jacen Burrows (MOON KNIGHT, 303, Crossed) at his side.
•  A dozen Russian mobsters lie dead at the Punisher's feet and he wasn't the one who pulled the trigger.
•  If you know Frank Castle, you know this d...

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allenquanobi reviewed Event Leviathan #6 Nov 13, 2019
4.0

Terrible. Who cares? What was the point of this series? This series provided nothing interesting to go off of for the DC universe except more stuff for Bendis Superman. This should have been all within those 2 books instead of its own event. The reveal is presented as some big reveal throughout the series, but it's some minor B character who I guarantee most people, especially readers today, h more

Event Leviathan #6

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Alex Maleev
Released: Nov 13, 2019

From the Eisner Award-winning team of superstar writer Brian Michael Bendis and groundbreaking artist Alex Maleev, the shocking conclusion to the biggest DC mystery of the year! Who is Leviathan? What do they want? How have they dismantled the most powerful secret agencies in the world? And what's their next deadly move? The greatest detectives of ...

allenquanobi reviewed Fallen Angels #1 Nov 13, 2019
7.5

a lot of cool ideas, but the weakest of the bunch so far. The plot really needs to pick up for me, especially since I don't care about Kwannon at all really. Cable does not need to be in this book, and I also don't like the way Laura is written. But the overall plot and mystery I enjoyed, and the art was pretty good. I'll read for a couple more issues to see if this will still be in my pull

Fallen Angels #1

By: Bryan Edward Hill, Szymon Kudranski
Released: Nov 13, 2019

THE DAWN DOES NOT BREAK FOR ALL!
Psylocke finds herself in this new world of Mutantkind unsure of her place in it... but when a face from her past returns only to be killed, she seeks help from others who feel similar to get vengeance. Cable and X-23 join Kwannon for a personal mission that could jeopardize all Mutantkind!
Rated T+

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allenquanobi reviewed X-Men #2 Nov 13, 2019
9.0

Great. Hickman was telling the truth when he said each issue is a one and done, and that's refreshing in the current landscape of comics imo. Everything is great here, love the art, the dialogue, the story,the world building. I've never seen someone write cyclops and his kids this way before, like an actual family. Cyclops has more or less treated these family members as usual team members sin more

X-Men #2

By: Jonathan Hickman, Leinil Francis Yu
Released: Nov 13, 2019

When an island full of unspeakable horrors appears on the horizon, the X-Men have their work cut out for themselves keeping Krakoa safe!
Rated T+

allenquanobi reviewed Lockjaw #4 Nov 8, 2019
10

Quick review of another series i missed. Loved this, honestly love these miniseries that Marvel puts out. Kibblesmith has done good work with this and Loki. Loved the DC Universe easter egg

Lockjaw #4

By: Daniel Kibblesmith, Carlos Villa
Released: May 30, 2018

D IS FOR DESPERATE!
•  Lockjaw and his companion D-Man finally face their enemy: Annihilus, Lord of the Negative Zone! And he's got one of Lockjaw's siblings!  
•  Annihilus wants access to every dimension - no matter how many lives it costs.
•  Don't miss the conclusion to Lockjaw's grand adventure, complete with mind-ben...

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allenquanobi rated Justice League #35 Nov 7, 2019
8.0

Justice League #35

By: Scott Snyder, Francis Manapul
Released: Nov 6, 2019

This issue: Lex Luthor wins! Everything Lex has been working for over the past year and a half comes to fruition as he finally possesses the fully powered Totality and plans to bend Hypertime to his will. The Legion of Doom's leader will defeat the Justice League once and for all and make his final pitch to serve at Perpetua's side-and the Multiver...

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SONOFBATMANN reviewed Justice League #35 Nov 6, 2019
7.0

Dear Scott Snyder,

Why did you have to include Earth 3 in the page with the reactions to Doom's victory? I thought that everyone was clear after Bendis fucked up with his little "Superboy-wormhole-Crime-Syndicate-in-the-past" bullshit, but you just had to mess it up again didn't you!

So I guess Forever Evil didn't happen now? One of the best line-wide events in the decade has more

Justice League #35

By: Scott Snyder, Francis Manapul
Released: Nov 6, 2019

This issue: Lex Luthor wins! Everything Lex has been working for over the past year and a half comes to fruition as he finally possesses the fully powered Totality and plans to bend Hypertime to his will. The Legion of Doom's leader will defeat the Justice League once and for all and make his final pitch to serve at Perpetua's side-and the Multiver...

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allenquanobi - Nov 7, 2019

i think dc is a mess currently with continuity, literally so much stuff in the past year has been retconned or ignored

egon244 - Nov 9, 2019

I think it's nothing more than just an oversight. One small panel, that has really no relevance to the story. Still, it's worth pointing out. Shouldn't the editor or someone catch things like that? And yes, Forever Evil was awesome.

allenquanobi rated Batman: Universe #5 Nov 6, 2019
9.0

Batman: Universe #5

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Nick Derington
Released: Nov 6, 2019

Available to comics shops for the first time! After being gunned down in Crime Alley by Vandal Savage, Batman is mysteriously saved by the power source in the Faberge egg Savage has stolen! That power turns out to be a White Lantern ring-and when Batman uses it to defeat Savage, its energy signature calls the entire Green Lantern Corps to Earth......

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