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9.0

I'm gonna miss this book when it ends. I'm gonna miss grant morrison writing DC. This issue was so awesome, recalling so much mythos from green lantern's lore. And as always, Liam sharps art is worth the price of admission alone

Green Lantern: Season Two #7

By: Grant Morrison, Liam Sharp
Released: Sep 9, 2020

This issue catches you up on everything you need to know and tees up Green Lantern Hal Jordan's ultimate battle ahead!
In the lethal aftermath of the war with the Anti-Matter Lanterns, Hal finds himself in a bizarre afterlife facing the judgment of the Young Guardians. Nothing will ever be the same again as the truth about the coming Ultraw...

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allenquanobi reviewed Batman #99 Sep 16, 2020
6.0

Bored. Love jorge jimenez art though

Batman #99

By: James Tynion IV, Jorge Jimenez
Released: Sep 16, 2020

“The Joker War” part five of six! Things have changed, as Batman realizes he can’t fight this war alone. He’s going to need help. Before he faces down The Joker, he must call up his trusty partner Dick Grayson! But can Dick reclaim his lost memories in time to join the battle?

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10

this issue was awesome.

Marvels Snapshot: X-Men #1

By: Jay Edidin, Tom Reilly
Released: Sep 16, 2020

The Marvels Snapshot tour through Marvel history continues, showcasing Marvel's greatest characters through the eyes of ordinary people! Or does it? In this case, the "ordinary person" is teenaged Scott Summers, witnessing the dawn of the Marvel Age from a Nebraska orphanage and wondering what his place in it might be. What was it like to experienc...

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allenquanobi reviewed Captain America #23 Sep 16, 2020
4.0

Really bad. Some of the cringiest dialogue/inner thought bubbles I've read in modern comics. Plot is borderline nonsensical, art is middling at best. I've tried to defend this series since I love Captain America and am a fan of Coates' writing. But Marvel if this isn't a sign to relaunch the title, idk what is. Iron Man got the relaunch, please give Cap the team he deserves.

Captain America #23

By: Ta-Nehisi Coates, Bob Quinn
Released: Sep 16, 2020

"All Die Young" continues! A restoration! A resurrection! A bit of redemption! And the return of Cap's number one foe!

Rated T+

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Steve - Sep 16, 2020

If you are reading the Coates run, you know that the plot makes sense and it's being developed since the begging with this idea. There is nothing cringe in the dialogue bubbles. It's a very good and inspiring reading, as well as extremely satisfying for those who were waiting for an end to the plot of this story. We all know that the issue with Coates is the delay in developing the narrative. The comic is good.

allenquanobi - Sep 16, 2020

That's ur opinion man, I thought this book sucked. Glad you enjoy though

allenquanobi reviewed Thor #7 Sep 16, 2020
9.0

Not trolling when I say this is my favorite issue of the run so far. It's fun, it has great dialogue and character moments, and has a better jaw dropping moment than any issue before it. Extremely excited to see where this goes and what is happening with Thor

Thor #7

By: Donny Cates, Aaron Kuder
Released: Sep 16, 2020

SOMETHING IS WRONG WITH MJOLNIR... And this is a poor time for the All-Father of Asgard to lose his primary weapon. The Golden City is in chaos after Galactus' ill-timed visit, and there are new threats on the horizon. Thor needs his hammer now more than ever...and yet the Uru grows heavier with every passing day. What will it take for the God of T...

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allenquanobi reviewed X-Men #12 Sep 16, 2020
9.0

At this point in Hickman X-Men, you're either all in or you're off the bus. I've been all in, and just upgraded my seats to first class. I love what Hickman has been doing w the X-Men, and I'm beyond excited for X of Swords

X-Men #12

By: Jonathan Hickman, Leinil Francis Yu
Released: Sep 16, 2020

THE SUMMONING BEGINS. A lead-in to the biggest X-story of the summer.

Rated T+

allenquanobi reviewed Iron Man #1 Sep 16, 2020
8.5

A pleasant surprise. I don't have a lot of expectations whenever I see an iron man comic since there's never really been any good runs besides Fraction and Busiek, both of which were just fine. This was surprisingly very fun and interesting. I haven't read Doctor Doom yet but the thing that stood out to me early on in this issue was just how well written Tony is. He's not the standard MCU versi more

Iron Man #1

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

BIG IRON!
Tony Stark is looking to restart his engine. He decides he's going back to basics, putting away his high-tech toys and high-profile image so he can get his hands dirty again. It's time to dig into the guts of real machines, put on some old-fashioned metal and fly.
But can he really lay that Stark-sized ego down? Life isn't that s...

allenquanobi reviewed Detective Comics #1027 Sep 15, 2020
8.0

Starts great with rlly good stories but ends really poor with teases that don't excite me. Art was really good though

Detective Comics #1027

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Lee Bermejo
Released: Sep 16, 2020

Light the Bat-Signal, because Detective Comics #1027 is here! In honor of Batman’s first appearance in Detective Comics #27, this special, book-size celebration brings you the biggest names in comics as they chronicle the most epic Batman adventures Gotham City and the DC Universe have ever seen! The World’s Greatest Detective has a mountain of...

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8.5

I'm of the opinion that this event isn't as good as dark knights metal. It's gotten way too bloated and has lost focus. It's perfectly adequate, it's not terrible or a bad book, but it probably is the low point in Snyder Capullo teamups. That being said, this book is a breath of fresh air in this event. I usually hate tie ins, but this was a nice little book to revisit all the crisis events an more

Dark Nights: Death Metal: Trinity Crisis #1

By: Scott Snyder, Francis Manapul
Released: Sep 9, 2020

With Superman freed from his New Apokolips prison, the classic Trinity lineup is reunited and ready to rock! Wonder Woman, Batman, and Superman amp up their power to launch an assault on Castle Bat, and that’s just the warm-up act! Three walking nightmares are hidden deep inside the fortress-but these Dark Multiverse versions of the Anti-Monitor,...

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allenquanobi reviewed Superman #25 Sep 10, 2020
6.5

Not as bad as I thought. I still don't know why I put myself through Bendis Superman, but here I am. The only highlights of the series so far are whenever Ivan Reis draws and the character interactions. Unfortunately the plot is so nonsensical and bad that each issue is a pain to read. This issue was ok to read because of the cute moments Superman had during his interview, which felt pretty in more

Superman #25

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Ivan Reis
Released: Sep 9, 2020

New Villain Alert: Introducing Synmar!
A colossal new threat to Superman, the planet Earth, and the DC Universe arrives on the scene in this special issue! The unique warrior called Synmar was created to represent an entire alien race. He’s trained his entire life-but for what purpose? As the antithesis of everything Superman stands for, ...

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allenquanobi reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #48 Sep 9, 2020
8.0

Came back for Bagley art and boy was I surprised. I still don't care about the ongoing story, but Spencer really gets the character dialogue right and knows how the interactions should be. The only thing I don't like is that Bagley isn't drawing the next issue and that this overall event isn't very interesting.

Amazing Spider-Man #48

By: Nick Spencer, Mark Bagley
Released: Sep 9, 2020

• Spider-Man has been pushed harder than he has in a very long time and in ways he has never been before.
•  How far can he be pushed before he breaks?
•  Who he has to face this issue is going to answer that very clearly as we are one issue from AMAZING SPIDER-MAN LGY #850!

Rated T

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7.0

Nice little wrap up and things for the future. Dumb event, but I'm excited for Ewing on an X book if that is what the tease is at the end

Empyre: Aftermath: Avengers #1

By: Al Ewing, Valerio Schiti
Released: Sep 9, 2020

• The end of EMPYRE begins a new age for the Marvel Universe!
•  In the aftermath of the cosmic conflict, the forces gather one last time... but why? And at whose bidding?
•  New bonds will be forged, new families will be founded, and there's a new role waiting for Earth... but new destinies bring new...

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allenquanobi reviewed New Mutants #12 Sep 3, 2020
8.5

Hopped back on just because the cover looked cool and surprisingly enjoyed this issue. I'll continue, maybe brisson can continue the quality

New Mutants #12

By: Ed Brisson, Marco Failla
Released: Sep 2, 2020

The human world never seems to tire of lashing out at Krakoa. The NEW MUTANTS have their ways of striking back.

Rated T+

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allenquanobi reviewed Black Widow #1 Sep 2, 2020
8.5

This cover sucks, but the book itself is good to warrant reading the next one.

Black Widow #1

By: Kelly Thompson, Elena Casagrande
Released: Sep 2, 2020

Best-selling, Eisner-nominated writer Kelly Thompson (CAPTAIN MARVEL, STAR) and rising star artist Elena Casagrande (Catwoman) launch a new BLACK WIDOW series that changes everything! Natasha Romanoff has been a spy almost as long as she's been alive. And she's never stopped running, whether she was working for the good guys...or the bad. But Natas...

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8.5

I always liked these kind of issues (except when heroes in crisis does it for the entire series). A character being interviewed and replaying the events is fun. It harkens back to Abnett and Lannings early issues on their GotG run. I love that this series has brought back Nova as a leader, he seems to have taken a back seat at Marvel for a couple years now. I also like that it addresses the fo more

Guardians of the Galaxy #6

By: Al Ewing, Marcio Takara
Released: Sep 2, 2020

• As old tensions explode in the far-off Earth System, the political map of the galaxy is redrawn.
•  Meanwhile, old friends and lovers must redraw the maps of themselves - or tear them up entirely.
•  He used to be the Human Rocket. Now he's the Human Wreck. Is there any coming back for Nova?

Rated T+

allenquanobi reviewed Empyre #6 Sep 2, 2020
6.0

Eh. The event started off well enough, but it was too short and lost a lot of focus, partly due to the missing tie ins that affected the story greatly. Thor and black panther have tie ins that would have affected the story in a major way and instead they just show up at the end like a huge ex machina, it was very bizarre. As for the ending itself, nothing really major not universe changing happ more

Empyre #6

By: Al Ewing, Valerio Schiti
Released: Sep 2, 2020

Who will rule the EMPYRE?
•  There can be only one King of Space-and it's the last liege standing! But as combat rages on, the clock ticks down to catastrophe!
•  Will the ultimate interstellar weapon fry planet Earth before or after all sentient life on the planet is wiped out?
•  The Avengers and the Fantastic Four are te...

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allenquanobi reviewed Justice League #52 Sep 1, 2020
8.5

If DC does a reboot of continuity again, they should keep Jeff Loveness on this title. I understand that these kinds of stories tend to lean towards being pretty good, but I think Loveness has a good take on character interactions and has what it takes to write from these past two issues.

Justice League #52

By: Jeff Loveness, Robson Rocha
Released: Sep 2, 2020

“The Garden of Mercy” part two of two! For the first time, the Justice League explores the planet of the Black Mercy’s origin. One flower is enough to incapacitate even the strongest hero, but with an entire planet full of them, the Justice League must steel their minds or else succumb to the withering effects of the great tree at the core. W...

allenquanobi reviewed DCeased: Dead Planet #3 Sep 1, 2020
7.5

This issue kind of pulls the gut punch from issue one out from under, but in the context of things it's fine. I love this world and all of these characters, and the way Taylor writes these characters is just great. There are awesome moments in this issue, but this issue is just a moving along issue, nothing really major happens.

DCeased: Dead Planet #3

By: Tom Taylor, Trevor Hairsine
Released: Sep 2, 2020

A mysterious second “garden” has been located on the other side of the planet, and John Constantine and Swamp Thing lead a mission to investigate...but what they discover will fundamentally change everything! The road to "Earth War" begins!

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allenquanobi reviewed Daredevil Annual #1 Aug 28, 2020
9.0

Wow, zdarsky is amazing. What a set up for hopefully a major conflict for matt. The story itself is also pretty emotional, especially if you had a twin growing up. I've heaped so much praise on this series, I just hope everyone goes out there and buys every issue of this series because it is amazing.

Daredevil Annual #1

By: Chip Zdarsky, Manuel Garcia
Released: Aug 26, 2020

ONE MORE DAY!
Rated T+

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allenquanobi rated X-Men #11 Aug 26, 2020
9.0

X-Men #11

By: Jonathan Hickman, Leinil Francis Yu
Released: Aug 26, 2020

THE TREES ARE KILLING THE CHILDREN!
Rated T+

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allenquanobi reviewed Suicide Squad #8 Aug 25, 2020
8.5

I get why DC has to cancel some of its series, but boy am I sad that this got put on the chopping block. I hope that Taylor can finish out the series in the next 3 issues with a satisfying conclusion.

Suicide Squad #8

By: Tom Taylor, Daniel Sampere
Released: Aug 26, 2020

Task Force X is done running. They pulled the bombs out of their necks, they’ve identified their target, and they’re going on the hunt for the man who’s pulled their strings and killed their friends. And now the Squad is up against forces far more powerful than they ever could have imagined. Taking them on…could be suicide.

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allenquanobi reviewed Wonder Woman #761 Aug 25, 2020
8.5

It's just refreshing to see Wonder Woman get a good ongoing again. Wonder Woman Dead Earth was the only release for wonder woman fans recently, it's so nice to be excited to read Wonder Woman again

Wonder Woman #761

By: Mariko Tamaki, Carlo Barberi
Released: Aug 26, 2020

It’s the team-up no one saw coming: Wonder Woman and Maxwell Lord! This evil jerk has returned to Diana’s life, but is Max here to save the day? With a new psychic phenomenon affecting more and more people, Wonder Woman is going to need all the help she can get to contain this frightening new warping of the mind...

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allenquanobi reviewed Batman: Three Jokers #1 Aug 25, 2020
10

It's just one issue and I already love it more than doomsday clock. This feels like Johns had something to say and had a clear vision for where the story is going to go rather than just writing a watchmen sequel. It is dark, it is mysterious, it is crime noir at its best. I can't really talk about plot points a lot due to spoilers, what I will say is that this first issue doesn't go the way I e more

Batman: Three Jokers #1

By: Geoff Johns, Jason Fabok
Released: Aug 26, 2020

Thirty years after Batman: The Killing Joke changed comics forever, Three Jokers reexamines the myth of who, or what, The Joker is and what is at the heart of his eternal battle with Batman. New York Times bestselling writer Geoff Johns and Jason Fabok, the writer/artist team that waged the “Darkseid War” in the pages of Justice League, reunite...

allenquanobi reviewed Once & Future #10 Aug 19, 2020
9.5

PEOPLE, please continue supporting this series. This series is one of the best indie comics out there. It has an amazing premise, and it's supplemented with some of the best looking art in any comic book.

Once & Future #10

By: Kieron Gillen, Dan Mora
Released: Aug 19, 2020

Revenge is the greatest motivator and Gran and Duncan have awakened the ire of the mother of all monsters...

allenquanobi reviewed Maestro #1 Aug 19, 2020
8.0

Oooo, definitely an interesting start. It's awesome to see Peter David go back to one of the characters he's written best. This story is an interesting premise, basically starting off as Old Man Hulk, but combined with some sci-fi. It definitely has me intrigued, and the art by Keown hasn't worn down at all. Looks great, reads great, good start

Maestro #1

By: Peter David, Dale Keown
Released: Aug 19, 2020

THE STORY YOU'VE WAITED DECADES FOR: THE ORIGIN OF MAESTRO!
Almost 30 years after the landmark story Future Imperfect, legendary INCREDIBLE HULK scribe Peter David returns to the far-future version of the Hulk known as Maestro - the master of what remains of the world. With astounding art from HULK veteran Dale Keown and up-and-comer Germán P...

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allenquanobi reviewed Wolverine #4 Aug 19, 2020
8.5

Liking this run so far. It's dirty and violent, perfect for a Wolverine series. It also is bringing something new which I was hoping for this new X-Men status quo, leaving Wolverine more and more alone away from the X-Men. Some of his best stories come from his solo series, I think he works much better as a solo character than as part of an ensemble. The art is also fantastic, Bogdanovic reall more

Wolverine #4

By: Ben Percy, Viktor Bogdanovic
Released: Aug 19, 2020

THE RED TAVERN!
After getting dressed down by the Quiet Council for rogue activity, Wolverine escapes through his own secret gate to the Red Tavern, a snowbound, backwoods watering hole where he only wants to guzzle whiskey in peace. But Logan soon discovers that peace isn't possible as a twist-and-turn murder mystery unfolds - and at the heart...

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Mr. White - Aug 19, 2020

It's ironic. While I get that Logan sells (which is paramount), I was one of the more vocal people against him having yet another solo series. Chalk it up to being oversaturated pre-DoW & the multiple versions during his "absence". That said, I enjoyed this issue way more than the first 3 combined. And the art? A welcome gear shift. Indeed Logan works so much better as a solo character and more importantly, detached from the X-men/everyone. Aaron's The Adamantium Men is a prime example of this.

allenquanobi reviewed Captain America #22 Aug 19, 2020
5.0

Sigh, is it bad that I wish Nick Spencer was writing Captain America again? Spencer's run was divisive, but at least it was telling an interesting story throughout. This just feels so barren, and it does the one thing I'm starting to hate, which is use a line that came from the movie. It's lazy writing and only exists to please the dummies reading the book. This is a book that definitely needs more

Captain America #22

By: Ta-Nehisi Coates, Bob Quinn
Released: Aug 19, 2020

"All Die Young" continues! For Peggy Carter to live again, must Sharon Carter pay the price?
Rated T+

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allenquanobi reviewed Empyre: X-Men #4 Aug 19, 2020
9.0

Awesome stuff, better than the main event by far for me. Just a nice little self contained story away from all the big nonsense that knows how to be fun.

Empyre: X-Men #4

By: Jonathan Hickman, Jorge Molina
Released: Aug 19, 2020

ALIENS! PLANT-MEN! MUTANTS! ZOMBIES! OLD WOMEN! DEMONS! EXPLOSIONS!
These issues have more than you ever dreamed to ask for. And then some.

Rated T+

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allenquanobi reviewed Thor #6 Aug 19, 2020
7.0

It's a fine ending to the arc. That last reveal page doesn't really have me feeling excited though. It's just more eh running through the motions again. What was up with the Black Winter? Thor just ran through him without any real qualms or problems, just stole Galactus' power and dispatched of the Black Winter pretty easily. For an arc that was supposed to be an epic start, it all feels by t more

Thor #6

By: Donny Cates, Nic Klein
Released: Aug 19, 2020

THE DEATH OF KING THOR!
The Black Winter has the power to reveal the means of any person's demise - and if the vision is true, Asgard is going to need a new Odinson to take the throne! But Thor is no mere herald or king - and even the death of all existence should fear his coming wrath.
Rated T+

allenquanobi rated Excalibur #11 Aug 19, 2020
8.5

Excalibur #11

By: Tini Howard, Marcus To
Released: Aug 19, 2020

BLOOD OF THE CHANGELING!
The Citadel has committed an act of war and Excalibur must respond. While they lick their wounds deep in Otherworld, Apocalypse takes steps toward his ultimate goal.
Rated T+

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