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allenquanobi reviewed Vision Hardcover Oct 12, 2019
10

So good. This is what Tom king does best, using a miniseries to give B-tier level characters some depth and humanity. He did it with this and Mr Miracle. The story is very awesome, a robot raising his own family and trying to fit in with humanity, ah I love it. Hernandez's art also great

Vision Hardcover

By: Tom King, Gabriel Hernandez Walta

WINNER OF 2017 Eisner AWARD for Best Limited Series!
One of the most celebrated comic books of the century, collected alongside an expansive array of special features! Vision wants to be human, and what's more human than family? So he heads back to the beginning - to the laboratory where Ultron created him as a weapon. The place where he first ...

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10

Amazing. I just got around to reading this series and it's probably the best book to come out of 2016, vision maybe tied with it. I've never seen a writer tackle mental health issues so clearly and in such amazing fashion, not making it demeaning or look adverse but rather treating it as a problem and going through steps to solve it. Without giving spoilers the story revolves around Moon Knight more

Moon Knight By Jeff Lemire & Greg Smallwood

By: Jeff Lemire, Francesco Francavilla

Marc Spector (A.K.A. Moon Knight/Jake Lockley/Steven Grant) has been fighting criminals and keeping New York City safe for years...or has he? When he wakes up in an insane asylum with no powers and a lifetime's worth of medical records, it calls his whole identity - identities -into question. Something is wrong, but is that something Marc himself? ...

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allenquanobi reviewed Batman: Universe #4 Oct 9, 2019
9.0

Please DC just let Bendis write Batman and no other books, he does much better with grounded characters

Batman: Universe #4

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Nick Derington
Released: Oct 9, 2019

Available to comics shops for the first time! Batman and Green Lantern have followed the trail of Vandal Savage back to the Old West-and right into an encounter with Jonah Hex! But before they can stop Savage from finding the mysterious Fabergé egg, Green Lantern disappears-and Batman lands back where his story began: Crime Alley! Originally p...

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allenquanobi - Oct 11, 2019

That's what I meant, overall fun. Yes the story isn't grounded, but fun. I would also want the groundedness that bendis displayed with Daredevil if he were to do a run though, mixed with the fun adventure that this had. I feel like he is best suited for that

The 20 Issue Ceiling - Oct 12, 2019

I agree. I would like to see him seriously try a grounded Batman. I just hope DC would have an emergency eject button in case it doesn't end up as good as all Bendis fans would hope. I am already a bit annoyed by how divisive Tom King's Batman is (I personally love it) I don't know if I can take another round of arguing like that about a run lol

allenquanobi reviewed Superman #16 Oct 9, 2019
2.0

Didn't really like anything about this issue. Damian is written overly sappy and out of character. The reunion was too short, and just reminded me of the decision to end super sons too much. I also didn't like the art, it looked a lot like manga/anime, which is fine for some people, but I'm not really a fan of it.

Superman #16

By: Brian Michael Bendis, David Lafuente
Released: Oct 9, 2019

The Super Sons are back! But now Jon is five years older, and he's sitting on the biggest decision of his young life. Damian and Jon team up again for a rip-roaring adventure and a huge catch-up! These two best buds have really needed each other, and now they are back!

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allenquanobi - Oct 10, 2019

ya he doesnt get writing damian and jons relationship at all, specifically damian. it's a shame

Arslan corner - Oct 10, 2019

Hmmm... I see. By the way Allen, there is a question which I'm curious to ask your opinion regarding two famous, but old superman stories from pre-crisis continuity. If you're interested, I can the post the question to your page.

allenquanobi reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #31 Oct 9, 2019
9.5

These past three issues have really gotten me back on board with this series, and surprisingly enough two of them were tie-ins which I usually hate. The thing that makes them good though is the fact they stand alone and continue the ongoing story rather than the tie-in's story. The mystery continues with Kindred, who seems pretty much confirmed by now (unless its a huge misdirection, which Spenc more

Amazing Spider-Man #31

By: Nick Spencer, Ryan Ottley
Released: Oct 9, 2019

ABSOLUTE CARNAGE TIE-IN!
•  Everyone who has ever worn the Carnage Symbiote has a Codex, including Norman Osborn from his time as the Red Goblin!
•  Can Spider-Man save Norman from Carnage? Does he want to?
•  WHAT OTHER SURPRISES ARE HELD HERE? MANY!!!
Rated T

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8.5

Miles Morales: Spider-Man #11

By: Saladin Ahmed, Ig Guara
Released: Oct 9, 2019

• Ultimatum is here and New York doesn't know what hit it.
•  In chasing this mysterious man from a mysterious place, Miles finds himself in a VERY awkward situation involving his Uncle.
•  And when something huge happens, Miles finds himself with a dilemma that could threaten everything Miles holds dear.
Rated T

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allenquanobi reviewed Batman's Grave #1 Oct 9, 2019
8.0

Cool start. Great detective mystery with great art as well. Only confused about if this story is in canon or not. I hope Ellis can deliver with more mystery, and not get disinterested in the book

Batman's Grave #1

By: Warren Ellis, Bryan Hitch
Released: Oct 9, 2019

The World's Greatest Detective must try to inhabit the mind of a murder victim to solve a case-without filling the empty grave next to those of his parents. Can Batman imagine the life of a corpse with a half-eaten face without dying himself?
Warren Ellis and Bryan Hitch, one of the most legendary creative partnerships of the modern age, reunit...

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allenquanobi reviewed Powers of X #6 Oct 9, 2019
10

Great, didn't expect that house of x would be current continuity, but it does provide hickman with a point for infinite stories now. Hickman also provided Marvel with a great reset button with Moira, I'm very interested to see if they use her as that later on. Overall, this is what great writers do, they change not only characters but the universe as a whole, this story was so good and it'll have more

Powers of X #6

By: Jonathan Hickman, R. B. Silva
Released: Oct 9, 2019

THE INEVITABLE TRUTH.
The revelatory tale of Mutantkind's fall comes to a conclusion that will lay the groundwork of the X-Men's stories for years to come! Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (NEW AVENGERS, FF, INFINITY) and rising star artist RB Silva (UNCANNY X-MEN) wrap the series that reveals everything!
Rated T+

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allenquanobi rated Event Leviathan #5 Oct 9, 2019
4.0

Event Leviathan #5

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Alex Maleev
Released: Oct 9, 2019

From the Eisner Award-winning team of writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Alex Maleev, it's the reveal of the biggest mystery of the summer. Who is Leviathan? And what is their true goal? You're going to find out here! Plus, Lois Lane had a whole other team working this story the entire time,  and-oh man!-someone found something!

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4.0

i honestly don't know what the fuck is going on in this issue. It's so disjointed, feels like a billion things are happening at once. I guess each part is supposed to be setting up an arc for legion? But if that's the case, then why not just tell the story you want to tell now, don't make a miniseries to setup future arcs, then miniseries becomes pointless then. It's a shame because the artist more

Legion of Super-Heroes: Millennium #2

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Ryan Sook
Released: Oct 2, 2019

Get on board for a journey through the future like no other! A gallery of all-star artists join our mysterious guide as they continue their 1,000-year journey toward the 31st century, inspiring Booster Gold to time-travel, debating fighting tactics with O.M.A.C. and making their way to the front door of the Legion of Super-Heroes. The DC event of t...

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DC Stuff - Oct 5, 2019

The Saturn Girl part is all Geoff Johns fault, though. The ending of Doomsday Clock was going to set up the Legion book and explain things better, but the delays forced DC to jump the gun and do it differently

allenquanobi - Oct 5, 2019

It's kinda both DC and Johns fault imo. If u have a plan, stick to it. I think DC would be in a much better state if they waited for doomsday clock to release, but as u said Johns delays forced DCs hand, idk how much the delay affected sales

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2.5

Get Bendis out of DC. He’s ruining everything he touches. Leave the Legion alone man. This book had the social commentary that I’m not a fan of, especially when poorly executed as it was here. Stop blaming everything on the rich. Damn. Why is Rose the main character in a book introducing the Legion? This is just ridiculously bad. I’m also not a fan of the reimagining of all of the characte more

Legion of Super-Heroes: Millennium #2

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Ryan Sook
Released: Oct 2, 2019

Get on board for a journey through the future like no other! A gallery of all-star artists join our mysterious guide as they continue their 1,000-year journey toward the 31st century, inspiring Booster Gold to time-travel, debating fighting tactics with O.M.A.C. and making their way to the front door of the Legion of Super-Heroes. The DC event of t...

Arslan corner posted on allenquanobi's profile Oct 2, 2019

Hi there, Allen Lately, I'm observing alot of negative/polarizing feedback toward Brian Michael Bendis's writing work/run by Fans on different DC titles. I think it's interesting topic to discuss about, if interested of course. According to you, Why isn't bendis's writing not working for DC titles such a Supes, action, Legion, laviathan etc?

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allenquanobi reviewed Young Justice #9 Oct 2, 2019
6.5

It was fine. I wish Bendis would only write this book, since he seems to be doing it much better than Superman or Legion.

Young Justice #9

By: Brian Michael Bendis, John Timms
Released: Oct 2, 2019

Oh man! Lost in the Multiverse with no way home, the teens of Young Justice find themselves trapped on a dark world that was once run by the evil Justice League known as the Crime Syndicate, but is now run by their younger, more feral, more anarchic counterparts... the Young @#$@#$@! They are not nice. All this and finally, the truth behind... Teen...

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allenquanobi reviewed Fantastic Four #15 Oct 2, 2019
8.5

Slott's really picking up the game in the past couple issues. I really liked this issue, it's what the Fantastic Four are about: adventure, science, and family. They're super-heroes on Earth, but that isn't their main job, they were scientists to start with. The art's pretty good, wouldn't say it's amazing. Hopefully Slott can continue doing well on this book, not really a fan of his Iron Man

Fantastic Four #15

By: Dan Slott, Paco Medina
Released: Oct 2, 2019

"Point of Origin" Part 2
Everyone knows the story of the brave souls who were bombarded by cosmic rays and transformed into superhuman beings, how they became their world's first line of defense against all alien threats. They are The Unparalleled! Seven super heroes who now must fulfill their destiny by defeating the fearsome, foretold forces ...

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allenquanobi reviewed Batman #80 Oct 2, 2019
6.5

Hey Alexa, define decompression. These past 5 issues could have been done in 2, maybe 3. The art is really good tho, I love Romita's Batman, and the colors by Morey are amazing.

Batman #80

By: Tom King, John Romita Jr
Released: Oct 2, 2019

The bad guys thought they had it made with Bane in control, but with Batman back in Gotham they'll be reminded what justice feels like... and how it hurts when it hits you in the face. With Catwoman at his side, the Caped Crusader is looking to take down Bane's army and reclaim his city. But what happens when old allies like Gotham Girl also stand ...

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allenquanobi reviewed Marvel Comics #1001 Oct 2, 2019
4.0

Feels a little unnecessary and aimless. Not sure why this comic exists other than a cash grab, but it doesn't carry the gravitas of 1000 so idk? This book has the 1 page stories again, but none of them stick or are as good as the ones in 1000. 1000 also had a theme and an interconnecting story, I might have to read this again, but this book kinda feels like they just gave the people who weren't more

Marvel Comics #1001

By: Al Ewing, Amanda Conner
Released: Oct 2, 2019

THE BIGGEST STORY IN MARVEL HISTORY CONTINUES!
WHO IS THE MYSTERIOUS NEW CHARACTER FROM MARVEL'S PAST?
It was a story too large for any one issue, with too many classic Marvel creators who wanted to be a part of the fun! And so the party continues on with this additional celebratory issue, featuring additional secrets and revelations about ...

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allenquanobi reviewed Green Lantern #12 Oct 2, 2019
9.5

Wow, really good. This is great setup for the upcoming miniseries and the next green lantern book in 2020, presumably by Morrison as well. There's a lot going on, and if you don't know what's happening, you should read the rest of this series first. I love Sharp's art, and it really shows here with the detail during the fights and facial expressions. This book and Shazam are probably my 2 favo more

Green Lantern #12

By: Grant Morrison, Liam Sharp
Released: Oct 2, 2019

The Green Lanterns will fall! Insidious plans meticulously set in motion since issue #1 have reached their boiling point. As defeat looms for the Corps, Hal Jordan's showdown with his monstrous antimatter counterpart sets the stage for the final pages of this issue-and the moment that will echo throughout the entire DC Universe! How bad is it for H...

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allenquanobi rated Daredevil #12 Oct 2, 2019
9.0

Daredevil #12

By: Chip Zdarsky, Marco Checchetto
Released: Oct 2, 2019

• After reuniting in explosive fashion with DAREDEVIL #11, Chip Zdarsky and Marco Checcetto continue their senses-shattering run on DAREDEVIL!
•  As Matt Murdock continues to struggle settling into a life without his horned alter-ego, a FAKE DAREDEVIL is captured by dirty cops.
•  PLUS: The ongoing ...

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allenquanobi reviewed DCeased #5 Oct 2, 2019
8.5

So many good little moments in this issue, like Lois punching Lex, all the heroes coming together. Tom Taylor really knows how to tell an elseworlds story and build that universe up. The twist was somewhat predictable at the end, we all knew it was coming eventually. But, the rest of the story was good

DCeased #5

By: Tom Taylor, Trevor Hairsine
Released: Oct 2, 2019

The world is dying at the hands of the infected, and the very survival of humanity is at stake. Facing extinction, Superman and the heroes will make a decision that will fundamentally alter Earth's present...and future!

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allenquanobi reviewed Justice League #33 Oct 2, 2019
9.0

Awesome ending, best arc so far in Snyder's run. This book is turning more and more into the DC animated universe from the 90s and 200s and I'm all for it.

Justice League #33

By: Scott Snyder, Bruno Redondo
Released: Oct 2, 2019

"The Justice Doom War" part four! Apex Lex Luthor is in ascendance, and he's taking out the remaining members of the Justice League in the present just as his Legion of Doom is beating down the time-traveling heroes in both the past and the future. Batman, Superman and the rest of our heroes may have just figured out how Kamandi's timeline works wh...

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allenquanobi reviewed Ghost Rider #1 Oct 2, 2019
8.5

cool start. I'll b honest, I don't know much about ghost rider lore, mostly since the time when ghost rider was popular was before I was born. That being said, I did like Jason Aaron's ghost rider run in the late 2000s, but it wasn't anything too spectacular. This issue is pretty great at establishing what has been going on not only with Johnny Blaze, but with Danny Ketch as well. It's a good more

Ghost Rider #1

By: Ed Brisson, Aaron Kuder
Released: Oct 2, 2019

ALL HELLS BREAK LOOSE!
The Brothers Ghost Rider are back! Johnny Blaze ain't just the king of Hell-he's the warden too. He's the first line of defense between the demonic hordes trying to escape the joint and the lords of other hells making a play for his throne and all the power that comes with it - including a certain evil queen from his past...

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allenquanobi reviewed House of X #6 Oct 2, 2019
10

Again just magnificent. Not much can be said about how much Jonathan Hickman has not only done for the X-Men, but Marvel in general. From Secret Warriors -> Fantastic Four -> SHIELD -> Avengers -> Secret Wars -> X-Men. This man has single-handedly changed the comics landscape at Marvel, and if that doesn't amaze you, then I don't know what will. Bravo on this issue, I hope his ongoing X-Men ru more

House of X #6

By: Jonathan Hickman, Pepe Larraz
Released: Oct 2, 2019

THE INEVITABLE FUTURE.
The revolutionary tale of Mutantkind's rise comes to a conclusion that will lay the groundwork of the X-Men's stories for years to come! Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (AVENGERS, FANTASTIC FOUR, SECRET WARS) and Marvel Young Gun artist Pepe Larraz (EXTERMINATION, AVENGERS) wrap the series that changes everything!
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10

If you love spider-man, you'll love this issue. If you don't, you'll still love this issue and start reading spider-man. If you've never heard of spider-man you will still love this issue. I've said it on a lot of other spider-man reviews, Zdarsky is the best spider-man writer at marvel right now, who really gets what makes peter spider-man and not the other way around. It's no wonder he won a more

Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man #310

By: Chip Zdarsky
Released: Sep 26, 2018

• A very special issue of SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN written AND drawn by CHIP ZDARSKY!
•  When filmmakers set out to document Spider-Man's impact on New York City, they couldn't have
predicted what was going to happen to them next.
Rated T

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Arslan corner posted on allenquanobi's profile Sep 29, 2019

Hi there, Allen This is the just a simple yet fun question that I'm interested to ask. Out of all the Doomsday clock covers from 1-12, Which one is your favorite?

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allenquanobi rated Action Comics #1015 Sep 27, 2019
5.0

Action Comics #1015

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Szymon Kudranski
Released: Sep 25, 2019

Breakout Wonder Comics hero Naomi makes her Metropolis debut as the teen hero looks to Superman to help her navigate her unexpected new role as a hero in the DC Universe. Hoping to answer the remain questions about her origin, lineage and greater purpose on Earth, Naomi not only gets the attention of the Man of Steel but also Gotham City's Dark Kni...

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allenquanobi reviewed Shazam! #7 Sep 27, 2019
8.0

Love the story, and how its so separated from the rest of DC. Art feels really rushed though unfortunately, idk what happened there with that and delays

Shazam! #7

By: Geoff Johns, Dale Eaglesham
Released: Sep 25, 2019

"Shazam and the Seven Magiclands" continues as the shocking new member of the Shazam family is revealed! This mystery person will send shock waves through the entire cast!
RATED T

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allenquanobi reviewed Avengers #24 Sep 27, 2019
8.5

Lot better than the past few issues

Avengers #24

By: Jason Aaron, Stefano Caselli
Released: Sep 25, 2019

THE CHALLENGE OF THE GHOST RIDERS!
If the Avengers thought one Ghost Rider was tough to deal with, wait'll they see how many Spirits of Vengeance have just been unleashed by the King of Hell, Johnny Blaze! Including the craziest, most powerful Rider of them all...That's right, it's the Avengers vs. Cosmic Ghost Rider!
Rated T+

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9.5

Fantastic stuff, even better than the first series, which was already great

Batman: Curse of the White Knight #3

By: Sean Murphy
Released: Sep 25, 2019

Batman salvages a groundbreaking clue from the wreckage of Wayne Manor and recruits Harley Quinn to confront The Joker for answers about the mystery of Gotham City's foundations! Their investigation takes a dire turn in the darkest corners of Arkham, and Gordon's life is in peril after a new commissioner is named.

allenquanobi rated Batman/Superman #2 Sep 25, 2019
8.0

Batman/Superman #2

By: Joshua Williamson, David Marquez
Released: Sep 25, 2019

The Batman Who Laughs' plot is bigger than either the Caped Crusader or the Man of Steel realized. Following a showdown with the devious killer's first sentinel, a jacked-up, Dark Multiverse-infected Shazam!, the pair has to figure out who else has been targeted for similar transformations. Their first two guesses: someone very close to Batman and ...

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allenquanobi rated Powers of X #5 Sep 25, 2019
9.0

Powers of X #5

By: Jonathan Hickman, R. B. Silva
Released: Sep 25, 2019

As Cerebro does as it was intended to do, Sinister does what Sinister does best and the future comes to an end. Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (FF, NEW AVENGERS, INFINITY) continues his reshaping of X-History alongside breakout artist R.B. Silva (UNCANNY X-MEN). The Future of the X-Men begins here!
Rated T+  

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