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Toonstrack reviewed I Am Batman #1 Sep 14, 2021
9.5

If you like hard hitting action, neon lit gritty futurescapes, inner monologs with clear motivations, and gorgeous artwork to give life to it all, then there's very little not to like about this first issue.

Batman is dead. Missing for years. The uniforms tasked with keeping the peace have become a hunting party out for vigilantes. Gotham remains as crime ridden as ever. So Jace Fox more

I Am Batman #1

By: John Ridley, Olivier Coipel
Released: Sep 15, 2021

In the throes of Future State, the streets of Gotham City cry for justice and Jace Fox answers the call! With a new and improved Bat-Suit, Jace hits the streets to inspire and protect…as he follows the trail of the voice of misinformation and violence-the anarchistic Anti-Oracle! Can the new Dark Knight counterbalance their plan to inspire armed ...

TheHyruleElf rated The Joker #7 Sep 14, 2021
8.0

The Joker #7

By: Sam Johns, Sweeney Boo
Released: Sep 15, 2021

Très bien-the Joker visits Paris! Gordon must get to Joker ahead of the Sampsons, but has the Clown Prince set an ambush for his pursuers? Plus, Barbara fights for her life after her introduction to the new Talon! Punchline backup: The search for Kelly Ness-Punchline’s former friend who is also in Blackgate Penitentiary-begins.

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8.5

Probably my favorite issue so far.

Superman and the Authority #3

By: Grant Morrison, Travel Foreman
Released: Sep 15, 2021

Superman put the Authority back together, but why? What threat is out there that only this group can contend with? The Ultra-Humanite, of course! This fearsome foe is forming a team of his own, one designed to go fist-to-fist with the Authority. It will be their baptism in battle to prove if Superman is right that regardless of who we are, there is...

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9.5

The Nice House on the Lake #4

By: James Tynion IV, Alvaro Martinez
Released: Sep 8, 2021

A terrifying truth about the house is revealed! David wants nothing more than to make his fellow residents of the House laugh. He’s the Comedian, right? That’s what he does. But if no one’s in the mood to laugh, then perhaps it’s time for him to perform the other function of comedy: to tell his audience an unbelievable truth…

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TheHyruleElf reviewed Mazebook #1 Sep 8, 2021
9.5

I've never seen Lemire write like this...just amazing.

Mazebook #1

By: Jeff Lemire
Released: Sep 8, 2021

From New York Times bestselling and Eisner Award-winning Black Hammer creator Jeff Lemire comes this ambitious and haunting comic series about family, mourning, and reality.

A lonely building inspector still grieving the loss of his puzzle-loving daughter receives a mysterious phone call one night from a girl claiming it's her and that sh...

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8.5

Infinite Frontier #6

By: Joshua Williamson, Xermanico
Released: Sep 8, 2021

One story ends and the next phase of the DC Multiverse begins. We have one name for you: DARKSEID. Our heroes knew that someone had been pulling the strings this entire time, but are they prepared for it to be the biggest bad of all? As President Superman, Alan Scott, Roy Harper, and the rest converge for a showdown, the secret of Omega Planet is ...

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TheHyruleElf rated Dark Ages #1 Aug 31, 2021
9.0

Dark Ages #1

By: Tom Taylor, Iban Coello
Released: Sep 1, 2021

This is what the Watcher has been watching for!
•  A danger older than the Earth threatens everything. For once, the heroes who have saved the planet so many times are almost powerless in the face of it.
•  X-Men and Avengers assemble. Spider-People and Fantastic Four come together. Heroes for Hire fight alongside Champions.  
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8.0

Batman: Fear State: Alpha #1

By: James Tynion IV, Riccardo Federici
Released: Sep 1, 2021

The event over a year in the making begins Fear State settles upon Gotham City, and no one is safe! Overwhelmed by the dual threat of the Scarecrow and Peacekeeper-01, Batman and his allies have been one step behind since the events of Infinite Frontier #0 and with the arrival of a mysterious anti-Oracle and the return of Poison Ivy, Batman might h...

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TheHyruleElf rated Robin #5 Aug 24, 2021
8.0

Robin #5

By: Joshua Williamson, Gleb Melnikov
Released: Aug 25, 2021

Robin reunion! Nightwing, Red Hood, Tim Drake, and Spoiler guest-star as they track Damian down with a plan to bring the young hero back to Gotham. Back to his family. But the son of Batman plans to win the Lazarus Tournament and refuses to return. What starts as a happy reunion quickly turns into a Robin rumble!

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TheHyruleElf rated Action Comics #1034 Aug 24, 2021
8.0

Action Comics #1034

By: Becky Cloonan, Christian Duce
Released: Aug 25, 2021

The Warzoons make their way to the doorstep of the Fortress of Solitude and only Lois Lane and the alien girl Thao-La are there to defend it. That’s because Superman is halfway around the world trying to stop the U.S. from declaring war on Atlantis. The Man of Steel must make a tough choice, and odds are, no one walks away happy. Elsewhere in Met...

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8.5

Superman: Son of Kal-El #2

By: Tom Taylor, John Timms
Released: Aug 25, 2021

Jonathan Kent now dons his father’s cape, but can he be Superman and still have a normal life? It’s tough in this modern world. Danger is everywhere. The new Superman learns this the hard way on his first day of college, and a deadly attack forces Jon to step from the shadows and into the spotlight-where his identity is exposed to the Truth, an...

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TheHyruleElf rated Nightwing #83 Aug 17, 2021
9.5

Nightwing #83

By: Tom Taylor, Bruno Redondo
Released: Aug 18, 2021

It’s a fight for the soul of the city! Now that Dick Grayson has inherited more money than he could possibly need, he has an idea on how he can help the city with it-and it’s time for him to announce it to the world! But with Blüdhaven's so beyond saving, what idea does he have that could possible save it? Meanwhile, an unexpected figure comes...

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Toonstrack reviewed Hardware: Season One #1 Aug 12, 2021
9.0

These new Milestone books are already proving to be some of the most promising stuff DC is putting on the shelf. I was only originally going to go for Static but now its clear I'll need to consider following that, Icon and Rocket, and this.

This starts from very much the same place Static did, the big band which erupted out of a civil rights protest. The book wastes no time getting us t more

Hardware: Season One #1

By: Brandon Thomas, Denys Cowan
Released: Aug 11, 2021

Curtis Metcalf was the brightest shining star of Alva Industries, a brilliant scientist mentored by Edwin Alva since childhood…until the failures of Alva technology at the “Big Bang” disaster threatened to destroy the company, and Alva needed a scapegoat. Now Curtis is on the run from the Dakota police department…but a man as smart-and para...

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8.5

Hardware: Season One #1

By: Brandon Thomas, Denys Cowan
Released: Aug 11, 2021

Curtis Metcalf was the brightest shining star of Alva Industries, a brilliant scientist mentored by Edwin Alva since childhood…until the failures of Alva technology at the “Big Bang” disaster threatened to destroy the company, and Alva needed a scapegoat. Now Curtis is on the run from the Dakota police department…but a man as smart-and para...

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TheHyruleElf rated Lucky Devil #1 Aug 5, 2021
8.0

Lucky Devil #1

By: Cullen Bunn, Fran Galan
Released: Aug 4, 2021

A down-on-his-luck schlub is possessed by a malevolent demon. Just when he thinks things can't get worse, the exorcism goes wrong . . . and he finds that somehow he's retained all of the entity's supernatural gifts. After a path of revenge on all the people that have wronged him, he begins to gather worshippers and form a cult.

But the leg...

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TheHyruleElf rated Batman #111 Aug 3, 2021
8.0

Batman #111

By: James Tynion IV, Jorge Jimenez
Released: Aug 4, 2021

Mayor Nakano announces a crackdown on masked vigilantes just as the Magistrate moves against the Unsanity Collective. Batman attempts to avert a bloodbath, while the Scarecrow makes his final move..."Fear State" is about to begin! Backup: Ghost-Maker faces his most gruesome adversary yet...the horrific Razorline!

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7.5

Suicide Squad: Get Joker! #1

By: Brian Azzarello, Alex Maleev
Released: Aug 4, 2021

Critically acclaimed and bestselling author Brian Azzarello (Batman: Damned) and Eisner Award-winning art legend Alex Maleev (Batman: No Man’s Land) collaborate for the first time in this three-issue, Suicide Squad series pitting Red Hood, Harley Quinn, Firefly, and more of DC’s most villainous criminals against The Joker. When Task Force X’s...

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8.5

Batman: Secret Files: Huntress #1

By: Mariko Tamaki, David Lapham
Released: Jul 28, 2021

Huntress returns in an all-new one-shot adventure! Gotham’s Violet Vengeance lived through a lot in the last few weeks...including her brain being invaded by a violent parasite bent on sending her on a deadly slugfest bender. Not fun, amiright? Well, Helena Bertinelli is no one to mess with-and when the villainous Vile’s parasite gives her the ...

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Psycamorean reviewed Superman: Red & Blue #5 Jul 20, 2021
7.5

I genuinely can't get over how much of a crybaby Merlyn is in his review. You should really get some therapy if one panel makes you go off like that. Sadistic? Lmao. The stories here are mostly pretty good. Fetch is really cute. I really like how G. Willow Wilson writes Clark in De-Escalation. Your Favorite was fine but not... my favorite. Red Sun...Blue Dot looks great and Generations is heartfel more

Superman: Red & Blue #5

By: Mark Buckingham
Released: Jul 21, 2021

There’s no dog in the Multiverse quite like Superman’s real best friend, Krypto!
Join us this month for an epic retelling of Superman’s canine companion’s origin story, along with four additional tales about the Man of Steel, including one that proves that even in his secret identity Clark Kent is just as super. While Superman is kn...

9.0

The Many Deaths of Laila Starr #4

By: Ram V, Filipe Andrade
Released: Jul 21, 2021

The mortal incarnation of Death, Laila Starr, must confront the cruel nature of her role in the universe when she once again encounters the future creator of immortality who is drawing ever closer to his destiny.

Laila finds it increasingly difficult to divert the man from his path, who this time recognizes her and what she is, as he is no...

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TheHyruleElf reviewed Superman: Red & Blue #5 Jul 21, 2021
9.0

Great issue, though I'm actually amazed that someone's criticism of this issue is that someone was seen wearing a mask. Holy fuck I thought people on the left were supposed to be sensitive ones, my word. Please grow up.

Superman: Red & Blue #5

By: Mark Buckingham
Released: Jul 21, 2021

There’s no dog in the Multiverse quite like Superman’s real best friend, Krypto!
Join us this month for an epic retelling of Superman’s canine companion’s origin story, along with four additional tales about the Man of Steel, including one that proves that even in his secret identity Clark Kent is just as super. While Superman is kn...

9.0

Superman and the Authority #1

By: Grant Morrison, Mikel Janin
Released: Jul 21, 2021

Sometimes even Superman finds a task almost impossible. Sometimes even the Last Son of Krypton needs to enlist help. Some tasks require methods and heroes that don’t scream “Justice League.” So Clark Kent, the Metropolis Marvel, seeks out Manchester Black, the most dastardly of rogues, to form an all-new Authority tasked with taking care of s...

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TheHyruleElf rated Blue & Gold #1 Jul 20, 2021
7.5

Blue & Gold #1

By: Dan Jurgens, Ryan Sook
Released: Jul 21, 2021

Desperate to regain the spotlight, Booster Gold looks to attract the public’s (and Justice League’s) attention the same way any washed-up, second-rate hero would-social media. The not-so-tech-savvy hero from the 25th century enlists the help of his best friend, Blue Beetle, who possesses both the money and the brains to help his old pal navigat...

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TheHyruleElf rated Basilisk #2 Jul 7, 2021
8.0

Basilisk #2

By: Cullen Bunn, Jonas Scharf
Released: Jul 7, 2021

Is redemption possible if it is coerced?

Forced to confront the horrors of her past, Regan hits the road with Hannah - a victim from her past - who has her own set of secrets.

Meanwhile, the other four remaining members of the Chimera find themselves tired of hiding from the world and move to reignite their reign of terror and de...

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TheHyruleElf reviewed ENIAC #4 Jul 5, 2021
8.5

This series was pretty solid overall, even if the end wasn't perfect.

ENIAC #4

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Released: Jun 30, 2021

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8.5

Green Arrow: 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular #1

By: Vita Ayala, Laura Braga
Released: Jun 30, 2021

CELEBRATING THE EMERALD ARCHER’S 80TH ANNIVERSARY! For the last eight decades Green Arrow has been one of the premier (and loudest) characters in the DCU, always at the forefront of where the superhero genre is headed. This over-sized anniversary issue follows in those footsteps, as an all-star lineup of Green Arrow creators, alongside some of th...

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TheHyruleElf reviewed Crossover #7 Jun 26, 2021
9.0

This issue is a trip, let me tell you...

Crossover #7

By: Chip Zdarsky, John J. Hill
Released: Jun 30, 2021

    NEW STORY ARC

"Wait. No. Hold on, what is this? Why is CHIP writing my book? Sorry, I know this is unprofessional to do in public, but no one at Image is answering my emails. Someone please call me!! WHAT IS HAPPENING?!"

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TheHyruleElf rated Infinite Frontier #1 Jun 22, 2021
8.5

Infinite Frontier #1

By: Joshua Williamson, Xermanico
Released: Jun 23, 2021

When our heroes saved the Muliverse from Perpetua in Dark Nights: Death Metal, everything was put back where it belonged...and we do mean everything. All the damage from all the Crises was undone, and heroes long thought gone returned from whatever exile they had been in. Most of them, at least. Alan Scott, the Green Lantern from the Justice Societ...

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9.0

The Many Deaths of Laila Starr #3

By: Ram V, Filipe Andrade
Released: Jun 16, 2021

*  More years have passed when Laila Starr, the now-mortal reincarnation of the avatar of Death, once again crosses paths with the future creator of immortality.
*  This time at a party where the young man will have a life-altering experience that will shape him for years to come. Will Laila change his path in this one night, or the other w...

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TheHyruleElf reviewed BRZRKR #3 Jun 16, 2021
7.0

Overhyped.

BRZRKR #3

By: Matt Kindt, Ron Garney
Released: Jun 16, 2021

* The shocking history of B is revealed as Diana digs deeper into his memories.
* Meanwhile, the mysterious Caldwell makes his next move to take advantage of this information - and put his master plan into motion.

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