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packtsardines rated All-Star Superman #1 Dec 15, 2020
8.0

All-Star Superman #1

By: Grant Morrison, Frank Quitely
Released: Nov 16, 2005

DC launches the newest addition to its All Star line of comics — where the industry's top creative talents refine the iconic focus of the world's greatest super-heroes. Writer Grant Morrison (JLA, SEVEN SOLDIERS) and artist Frank Quitely (THE AUTHORITY, New X-Men) — the acclaimed team behind JLA: EARTH 2 — are at it once again, this time to s...

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packtsardines reviewed Batman: Three Jokers #3 Nov 14, 2020
5.0

huh?

Batman: Three Jokers #3

By: Geoff Johns, Jason Fabok
Released: Oct 28, 2020

The final chapter of the most terrifying and personal Batman mystery is here!
Still reeling from their last encounter with the three Jokers, Batman, Batgirl, and Red Hood discover the terrible truth about the Three Jokers’ plot. Will the caped crusaders have the strength needed to put an end to the maniacal menaces’ master plan once and ...

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8.0

Batman: Three Jokers #2

By: Geoff Johns, Jason Fabok
Released: Sep 30, 2020

As Batman and Batgirl follow an unexpected thread linking the three Jokers with someone from the Dark Knight’s past, Red Hood dives headfirst into trouble and finds himself struggling to stay afloat without the aid of his allies.
Batman: Three Jokers continues its trajectory as the ultimate examination of The Joker and his never-ending con...

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7.0

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...

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Nihilist reviewed Punchline #1 Nov 10, 2020
5.5

For all this hype regarding the titular character and her own solo book, her origin story is basically a simple tale of an edgy girl who started to watch PragerU and Breitbart, to inevitably lose her sanity. It's straight forward and simple, and alone wouldn't be a problem, but what makes this book fail to accomplish what tries to, is its lack of any actual story. I mean, yeah, okay, Punchline's g more

Punchline #1

By: Sam Johns, Mirka Andolfo
Released: Nov 11, 2020

Spinning out of the pages of “The Joker War” comes the first solo book starring the blockbuster new character Punchline. As she faces the consequences for her role in “The Joker War,” the story of how Alexis Kaye became Punchline will take Leslie Thompkins, Harper Row, and Cullen Row on a harrowing journey that reveals a fringe teenager’s...

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packtsardines - Nov 12, 2020

didn't expect to see someone talk about prageru on this site, but here we are lol

9.0

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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packtsardines rated Marvels #4 Nov 9, 2020
8.0

Marvels #4

By: Kurt Busiek, Alex Ross
Released: Apr 6, 1994

Double-sized! Regular price! Alex Ross and Kurt Busiek conclude their groundbreaking journey through the Golden Age of Marvel Comics with the heartbreaking tale of Spider-Man, the Green Goblin, and Gwen Stacy.

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packtsardines rated Marvels #3 Nov 6, 2020
9.0

Marvels #3

By: Kurt Busiek, Alex Ross
Released: Mar 9, 1994

Double-sized! Regular price! Alex Ross and Kurt Busiek's groundbreaking series continues with the coming of the Silver Surfer and Galactus!

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packtsardines rated Marvels #0 Nov 4, 2020
7.0

Marvels #0

By: Kurt Busiek, Alex Ross
Released: Aug 10, 1994

Phineas Thomas Horton is a brilliant inventor on the brink of great discovery! Like a modern day Prometheus, Horton, unlocking the secrets of creation, hands the world a Human Torch! This is the beginning of Marvels!

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packtsardines rated Marvels #2 Nov 4, 2020
9.0

Marvels #2

By: Kurt Busiek, Alex Ross
Released: Feb 9, 1994

Double-sized! Regular price! Phil Sheldon, photographer of the Daily Bugle, continues his cataloging of the birth of heros. In this issue: The Avengers and The X-Men! The groundbreaking series by Kurt Busiek and Alex Ross continues!

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packtsardines rated Marvels #1 Nov 4, 2020
8.0

Marvels #1

By: Kurt Busiek, Alex Ross
Released: Jan 12, 1994

Double-sized! Regular price! Welcome to New York City. Here, burning figures roam the streets, men in brightly colored costumes scale the glass and concrete walls, and creatures from space threaten to devour the planet. Witness the birth of the Marvel Universe through the eyes of the proverbial man in the street - Daily Bugle photographer Phil Shel...

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packtsardines rated Sandman #3 Oct 14, 2020
8.0

Sandman #3

By: Neil Gaiman, Sam Kieth

Dream a Little Dream of Me
John Constantine (HELLBLAZER) guest-stars and helps Morpheus track a pouch of powerful sand that's found it's way into the possession of a drug addict. But what horrific metamorphosis has the sand caused the woman?

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packtsardines rated Sandman #2 Oct 10, 2020
8.0

Sandman #2

By: Neil Gaiman, Sam Kieth

Morpheus, King of Dreams, gets reacquainted with his home realm of The Dreaming and the colorful characters who populate it including Cain, Abel and Lucien, the librarian. He also discovers how much his absence has affected the universe in the time since he was imprisoned.

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packtsardines reviewed Sandman #1 Oct 8, 2020
8.0

this was really, really interesting. i'll have to see how i feel more but damn this is a good first issue

Sandman #1

By: Neil Gaiman, Sam Kieth

Preludes and Nocturnes part 1: Sleep of the Just
The first issue of the first volume of Neil Gaiman's horror/fantasy epic! An occultist accidentally traps Morpheus, the embodiment of Dreams, and holds him for 70 years. Finally free, Morpheus seeks his lost objects of power and rediscovers his place in the universe.

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packtsardines reviewed The Wake #2 Aug 28, 2020
8.0

I'm confused but I'm still excited

The Wake #2

By: Scott Snyder, Sean Murphy
Released: Jun 26, 2013

They call it the Ghost Rig. A secret, underwater oil rig filled with roughnecks and scientists on the brink of an incredible discovery. But when things go horribly wrong, this scientific safe haven will turn into a house of horrors at the bottom of the ocean! Part two of the incredible new series by Scott Snyder and Sean Murphy!

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ICC reviewed Batman: Three Jokers #1 Aug 26, 2020
9.0

When this was announced I was in middle school. Then I graduated high school and a pandemic started so I haven't read comics in over 6 months. This was the perfect one to bring me back in. It's been so long and this was exactly what I needed.

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...

packtsardines reviewed The Wake #1 Aug 26, 2020
7.0

god i hate how this is yellow. it's a very good issue, just obviously a lot of setup. 7 is very good in my book.

The Wake #1

By: Scott Snyder, Sean Murphy
Released: May 29, 2013

"THERE'S SOMETHING DOWN THERE..."
When Marine Biologist Lee Archer is approached by the Department of Homeland Security for help with a new threat, she declines, but quickly realizes they won't take no for an answer. Soon she is plunging to the depths of the Arctic Circle to a secret, underwater oilrig where they've discovered something mirac...

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packtsardines added Batman: Three Jokers (2020) to their pull list Aug 26, 2020

Batman: Three Jokers (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...

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9.0

Batman: Curse of the White Knight #8

By: Sean Murphy
Released: Mar 25, 2020

DC Black Label
Witness the final battle of the two Bats in this conclusion to the second installment of the White Knight saga! After learning the truth about his name and fortune, Bruce Wayne has made a shocking public announcement in pursuit of redemption-but before he can secure Gotham's future and prosperity once and for all, he must protect...

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Batman: Curse of the White Knight #7

By: Sean Murphy
Released: Feb 26, 2020

Bruce Wayne and Batman have come undone. Powerless after learning the truth behind his family's name and legacy, Bruce prepares to shed all of his secrets and make one final appeal to the people of Gotham as Azrael takes control of the city.

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10

Batman: Curse of the White Knight #6

By: Sean Murphy
Released: Jan 22, 2020

DC BLACK LABEL
Gotham City's crushing curse is uncovered! Everything Batman thought he knew about the Wayne family secret is turned upside down as Azrael and The Joker usher anarchy into Arkham-and after a final word with Jack, Harley faces an impossible choice!

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9.0

Batman: Curse of the White Knight #5

By: Sean Murphy
Released: Dec 11, 2019

The GTO struggles to forgive Batman for his behavior on the tails of tragedy, but a promising path forward comes into focus when he uncovers a monumental clue about the mystery of Gotham's ancestral curse. It may prove too little too late, as Azrael breaks free of Ruth's mandate and unleashes a radical new reign of terror over the city and its comp...

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9.0

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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9.0

Batman: White Knight #8

By: Sean Murphy
Released: May 9, 2018

In the extra-sized finale of Sean Murphy's top-selling miniseries, Jack Napier's suspicious seduction of Gotham City comes to its twisted conclusion! With the city on the verge of becoming an icy tomb for the GTO, Batgirl makes a crucial assist and Gordon is forced to reevaluate his judgment of Batman to secure the greater good. As the true Joker's...

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9.0

Batman: White Knight #7

By: Sean Murphy
Released: Apr 4, 2018

This issue, it's Jack versus the Joker! Napier's identity crisis spins out of control and compromises his grand plans for Gotham City - but not before he strikes a fateful bargain with Neo Joker. A browbeaten Batman accepts a peace offering from Batgirl, and some unexpected advice from Alfred sets the tone for the GTO's new mission to redeem the ci...

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9.0

Batman: White Knight #6

By: Sean Murphy
Released: Mar 7, 2018

Gotham City's strongest alliance comes to an end when Gordon's trust in Batman reaches its limit. On the verge of resignation, the commissioner attempts a final act of public service, but an unlikely intervention allows the Dark Knight to fight another day. Meanwhile, Jack's mission takes a hit when his pills lose effect-and under cover of all this...

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9.0

Batman: White Knight #5

By: Sean Murphy
Released: Feb 7, 2018

Jack's mind and body begin to betray him as he prepares for an inevitable showdown with Batman, and Bruce himself struggles to keep his team united. As the game gets tougher, Batman seeks counsel from a shocking source-and after Wayne Manor is infiltrated, a car chase for the ages aims to curb Napier's supercriminal crew once and for all.

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9.0

Batman: White Knight #4

By: Sean Murphy
Released: Jan 3, 2018

Jim Gordon and the GCPD are thrown into disarray when Jack Napier leads a show stopping campaign to become councilman of the politically abandoned neighborhood of Backport. Civic backlash brews as Mayor Hill struggles to find creative ways of criminalizing Napier's democratic aspirations, and Batman's interference blooms into a liability for the GC...

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8.0

Batman: White Knight #3

By: Sean Murphy
Released: Dec 6, 2017

Tragedy strikes, and the Bat-family face the fight of their lives against an army of super-villains and waning public support. A new discovery reinforces Jack's plot to jeopardize the Dark Knight's standing in Gotham City, and Harley's obsession with The Joker reaches a new height-and threatens to change the game for good!
RATED T+

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packtsardines added Sean Murphy to their creator watch list Apr 1, 2020
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