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Balthaak rated X-Men #1 Oct 24, 2019
7.5

X-Men #1

By: Jonathan Hickman, Leinil Francis Yu
Released: Oct 16, 2019

DAWN OF X!
The X-Men find themselves in a whole new world of possibility... and things have never been better! Jonathan Hickman (HOUSE OF X, POWERS OF X, SECRET WARS) and superstar artist Leinil Yu (NEW AVENGERS, CAPTAIN AMERICA) reveal the saga of Cyclops and his hand-picked squad of mutant powerhouses!
Rated T+  

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Balthaak added X-Men (2019) to their pull list Oct 24, 2019

X-Men (2019)

DAWN OF X!
The X-Men find themselves in a whole new world of possibility... and things have never been better! Jonathan Hickman (HOUSE OF X, POWERS OF X, SECRET WARS) and superstar artist Leinil Yu (NEW AVENGERS, CAPTAIN AMERICA) reveal the saga of Cyclops and his hand-picked squad of mutant powerhouses!
Rated T+  

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Balthaak rated Spider-Man #2 Oct 24, 2019
7.0

Spider-Man #2

By: J. J. Abrams, Sara Pichelli
Released: Oct 16, 2019

• The most anticipated comic event of the year continues from J.J. Abrams (Star Wars, Star Trek, Lost, Alias), Henry Abrams and Sara Pichelli (SPIDER-MAN, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY)!
•  Peter and Mary Jane have had their first run in with the new villain Cadaverous and it did not go well. What horrific impact from this ho...

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Balthaak added Spider-Man (2019) to their pull list Oct 24, 2019

Spider-Man (2019)

WHO IS CADAVEROUS?!
The most shocking and incredible comic of 2019 is here as J.J. ABRAMS (STAR WARS, STAR TREK, SUPER 8) and his son HENRY ABRAMS are joined by superstar artist SARA PICHELLI (MILES MORALES, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY) team up for SPIDER-MAN! What do they have planned for Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson?! Who is Cadaverous?! The...

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5.0

Guardians of the Galaxy #10

By: Donny Cates, Cory Smith
Released: Oct 16, 2019

• The threat of the Universal Church of Truth looms large over the cosmos!
•  As the galaxy threatens to crumble under the onslaught of the Patriarch's growing power, Rocket's struggle to hold his failing body together has reached critical status!
•   The only question is: can he hold on long enough t...

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Balthaak added Guardians of the Galaxy (2019) to their pull list Oct 24, 2019

Guardians of the Galaxy (2019)

WHO WILL STAND
The universe is on fire. Hundreds of worlds are at war. Never has there been such hatred and division across the cosmos. And in spite of all this, Thanos of Titan is still dead...or is he? Now, more than ever, the cosmos need the Guardians of the Galaxy...but in the aftermath of the Infinity Wars, who is left to answer the call? ...

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Balthaak rated Absolute Carnage #4 Oct 24, 2019
5.5

Absolute Carnage #4

By: Donny Cates, Ryan Stegman
Released: Oct 16, 2019

THE PENULTIMATE CHAPTER OF THE SYMBIOTIC EVENT OF THE YEAR!
•  Eddie Brock has taken a beating, lost the allies closest to him, and, after the shocking events of ABSOLUTE CARNAGE: #3, sees no way to take Cletus Kasady down once and for all without making the ultimate sacrifice.
•  But what IS the ultimate sacri...

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Balthaak added Absolute Carnage (2019) to their pull list Oct 24, 2019

Absolute Carnage (2019)

After turning Venom's world upside down a year ago, DONNY CATES and RYAN STEGMAN are about to put the Sinister Symbiote through hell again, only this time CARNAGE has come calling, and everyone who's ever worn a symbiote is dead in his sights! He's skirted the periphery of the Marvel Universe for months, but Cletus Kasady at last stands poised to m...

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Balthaak added Superman: Year One to their pull list Oct 24, 2019

Superman: Year One

From the burning world of Krypton to the bucolic fields of Kansas, the first chapter of SUPERMAN YEAR ONE tracks Clark Kent's youth in Kansas, as he comes to terms with his strange powers and struggles to find his place in our world. DC BLACK LABEL is proud to present the definitive origin of Superman as rendered by the legendary comics creators Fr...

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Balthaak rated Justice League #34 Oct 24, 2019
7.0

Justice League #34

By: James Tynion IV, Jim Cheung
Released: Oct 16, 2019

"The Justice Doom War" part five! All Hypertime is breaking! If it blows, all of reality will follow after-which would be just fine for Lex Luthor, who is ready to prove to the evil goddess Perpetua that he's the bad man for her. The Justice League is attempting to do what they can, chasing the Legion of Doom across the time-sphere. If the Totality...

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Balthaak rated Batman #81 Oct 24, 2019
6.0

Batman #81

By: Tom King, John Romita Jr
Released: Oct 16, 2019

It's time for the big showdown. Batman is calling Bane out. But is the Dark Knight Detective ready to take on the foe who broke him worse than any other that came before? And what else stands in Batman's way, to put an obstacle between him and his enemy? Tread lightly, Batman, because not only do the lives of your son and trusted friends hang in th...

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Balthaak added Batman (2016) to their pull list Oct 24, 2019

Batman (2016)

"I AM GOTHAM" chapter one
No one has ever stopped the Caped Crusader. Not The Joker. Not Two-Face. Not even the entire Justice League. But how does Batman confront a new hero who wants to save the city from the Dark Knight?
CAN'T MISS: Superstar artist David Finch returns to Batman alongside writer Tom King for this five-part storyline.

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Balthaak rated Event Leviathan #5 Oct 13, 2019
8.0

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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Balthaak added Event Leviathan to their pull list Oct 13, 2019

Event Leviathan

The groundbreaking and always-inventive team of writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Alex Maleev (Jinxworld's SCARLET, Marvel's Daredevil) reunite on a mystery thriller that stretches across the DC Universe and touches every character from Batman to Superman to the Question to Talia al Ghul. With startling ease, a newly dangerous and aggressive L...

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Balthaak rated Amazing Spider-Man #31 Oct 13, 2019
6.5

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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Balthaak rated Powers of X #6 Oct 11, 2019
8.5

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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Balthaak added Powers of X to their pull list Oct 11, 2019

Powers of X

FEAR THE FUTURE! Superstar writer Jonathan Hickman (INFINTY, NEW AVENGERS, FF) continues his revolutionary new direction for the X-Men. Intertwining with HOUSE OF X, POWERS OF X reveals the secret past, present  and  future of mutantkind, changing the way you look at every X-Men story before and after. You do not want to miss the next seminal m...

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Balthaak added Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man (2019) to their pull list Oct 8, 2019

Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man (2019)

Spider-Man is the worst neighbor EVER! There are always crazy villains and property damage and drama and...and he CATCHES the villains. And he tries to fix the damage and he helps carry your groceries and actually that property damage keeps the rents down. You know what? Spider-Man is the best neighbor ever and this book will give you a closer look...

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Balthaak rated Justice League #33 Oct 8, 2019
8.0

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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Balthaak added Justice League (2018) to their pull list Oct 8, 2019

Justice League (2018)

"THE TOTALITY" part one! A brand-new era begins here! Comics legends Scott Snyder and Jim Cheung launch the Justice League into a cosmos-shaking mystery that will draw out their most terrible foes...in ways our heroes couldn't possibly imagine! In this debut issue, Martian Manhunter struggles to protect the team from an incoming threat that will sh...

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Balthaak rated Attack On Titan Vol. 21 Oct 7, 2019
9.0

Attack On Titan Vol. 21

By: Hajime Isayama
Released: Apr 26, 2017

Locked in desperate battle with the man-eating Titans, the Survey Corps gets closer than ever before to Eren’s basement and unlocking the mysteries of their walled world. But to get there, they will have to make a terrible choice with life-altering consequences for every surviving human soldier…The megahit Attack on Titan anime finally returns,...

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Balthaak rated Attack On Titan Vol. 22 Oct 7, 2019
9.0

Attack On Titan Vol. 22

By: Hajime Isayama
Released: Aug 2, 2017

Anime Season 2 coming to Funimation in April 2017! The blockbuster manga edges closer to its thrilling conclusions. The mysteries of the Titans are being revealed… who will escape death at the hands of giants and human beings?

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Balthaak rated Superman #15 Oct 7, 2019
7.0

Superman #15

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Ivan Reis
Released: Sep 18, 2019

At last, it's the return of the Legion of Super-Heroes! The greatest super heroes of the 32nd century have traveled back in time not just to meet the heroes who inspired them, but to make an offer...but to which hero? And why will that choice tear Superman's life apart? Plus, the fallout from Lex Luthor's conversation with Lois Lane escalates! What...

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Balthaak added Superman (2018) to their pull list Oct 7, 2019

Superman (2018)

A bold new chapter for the greatest superhero of all time begins here as the superstar team of writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Ivan Reis begin their run on the all-new SUPERMAN! The fallout from the Man of Steel miniseries has Clark Kent looking at the world through new eyes... with new ideas about what Superman could and should do for the c...

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Balthaak rated Amazing Spider-Man #30 Oct 7, 2019
6.0

Amazing Spider-Man #30

By: Nick Spencer, Ryan Ottley
Released: Sep 25, 2019

ABSOLUTE CARNAGE TIE-IN!
•  Spider-Man has been a huge part of ABSOLUTE CARNAGE, but this is when his part gets REALLY crazy...
•  Only Spider-Man stands between Carnage at his scariest ever and young Dylan Brock.
•  There is so much more to it, but WE DO NOT WANT TO SPOIL IT!
Rated T

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Balthaak added Amazing Spider-Man (2018) to their pull list Oct 7, 2019

Amazing Spider-Man (2018)

An alien invasion hits New York City and the only one who can stop it is...Spider-Man?! But that's far from all you'll find here -  a revelation from the past puts Peter Parker's job, relationships, and whole life in jeopardy! And if even that's not enough, you'll see a new roommate, new love interests - and a new villain! Spider-Man goes back to...

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Balthaak rated Savage Avengers #6 Oct 7, 2019
7.0

Savage Avengers #6

By: Gerry Duggan, Kim Jacinto
Released: Oct 2, 2019

• Conan & The Punisher attempt to walk out of the Savage Land hauling the caskets of Frank's family... through Antarctica.
•  Frank Castle never was much of a religious man...but now he's firmly "Crom-curious"
•  Watch out for the last page, it's a doozy.
Parental Advisory

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Balthaak added Savage Avengers (2019) to their pull list Oct 7, 2019

Savage Avengers (2019)

The most savage, most unkillable team of characters in the Marvel Universe is assembled! Wolverine! Venom! Elektra! Punisher! And in their midst - Conan the Barbarian! Conan has returned to the Marvel Universe and his new adventures begin here. What is the City of Sickles? Who is the Marrow God? How is the Hand involved? The roughest and most dange...

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Balthaak rated Batman #80 Oct 7, 2019
7.5

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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Balthaak rated Immortal Hulk #24 Oct 5, 2019
9.0

Immortal Hulk #24

By: Al Ewing, Joe Bennett
Released: Oct 2, 2019

• As the war with Shadow Base comes to a brutal, bloody end, Bruce Banner has a choice to make.
•  And the repercussions of that choice will have an effect on every single life on this planet...
•  ...including the IMMORTAL HULK.
Rated T+

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