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Swanktub rated Future State: Catwoman #1 Jan 25, 2021
9.0

Future State: Catwoman #1

By: Ram V, Otto Schmidt
Released: Jan 20, 2021

Masked vigilantes have been deemed illegal, and the Magistrate has commandeered a bullet train to take those they’ve captured to a reformation facility-and filled the rest of the train with innocent children! Catwoman is hellbent on ensuring it never reaches its destination. Armed with a new magnetic suit, assisted by her trusty band of Strays, a...

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8.0

Tales from the Umbrella Academy: You Look Like Death #5

By: Gerard Way, I.N.J. Culbard
Released: Jan 20, 2021

Klaus travels into the Void in search of the dead wife of the vampire chimp boss. While he's there, Klaus's author friend provides dangerous insight about want-to-be-starlet, Vivian. Vivian bombs a rehearsal, but it's the cast and crew that really suffer.

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Swanktub rated King In Black #3 Jan 20, 2021
8.5

King In Black #3

By: Donny Cates, Ryan Stegman
Released: Jan 20, 2021

After last issue's shocking finale, the heroes of the Marvel Universe are reeling. Outgunned and outmanned, but never outdone, they unite and face KNULL, God of the Abyss, as he ensnares the planet in the darkness of his reign! Superstars DONNY CATES and RYAN STEGMAN continue to raise the game - and the stakes for the Marvel Universe in this Earth-...

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9.0

Future State: The Next Batman #2

By: Vita Ayala, Aneke
Released: Jan 20, 2021

In this second Future State: Batman chapter, wearing a mask in Gotham City is now a crime-and when it’s compounded with murder, it can be a shoot-on-sight offense! Batman is on the trail of a murderous couple but quickly finds that all is not as it seems...and finds himself in the firing line of the Magistrate and their Peacekeepers! The gritty, ...

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8.5

Future State: Immortal Wonder Woman #1

By: Becky Cloonan, Jen Bartel
Released: Jan 20, 2021

The Undoing are coming. Long past the Age of Heroes, few of Diana Prince’s friends survive, and most of her sisters have passed as well. As an immortal goddess, this is her lot. But then, a threat appears that even the mighty Darkseid can’t handle-and it’s up to Wonder Woman to take on the battle! It’s big action and high fantasy at the end...

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8.0

Future State: Nightwing #1

By: Andrew Constant, Nicola Scott
Released: Jan 20, 2021

Batman is gone! Now, Nightwing has taken on the mission of keeping the citizens of Gotham City safe from the Magistrate. But to do that, he’ll have stay one step ahead of the Magistrate! And you know things have gotten bad in Gotham when the safest place for Dick to hide out is the abandoned Arkham Asylum! When Nightwing gets a visit from a mask ...

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Swanktub rated DCeased: Dead Planet #7 Jan 20, 2021
8.5

DCeased: Dead Planet #7

By: Tom Taylor, Trevor Hairsine
Released: Jan 20, 2021

The Justice League fights an army of Amazos for Earth, while John Constantine goes head-to-head with Trigon! The Justice League fight for Earth and the lives of the...infected?! The final chapter of the best-selling series will be talked about for years to come!

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9.0

Future State: Dark Detective #1

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Carmine Di Giandomenico
Released: Jan 13, 2021

The world thought Bruce Wayne was dead. They were dead wrong! When the sinister para-military organization known as the Magistrate seizes control of Gotham City, the original Batman went big to put them down...but even the Dark Knight couldn’t predict how far this evil force would go to stop him. Now, Bruce Wayne is on the run! From Eisner Award-...

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6.0

Future State: Kara Zor-El, Superwoman #1

By: Marguerite Bennett, Marguerite Sauvage
Released: Jan 13, 2021

Kara Zor-El, Superman’s hot-tempered cousin, has finally found peace and purpose away from Earth and its heroes. Now known as Superwoman, she watches over the Moon and the refugees from across the galaxy who have congregated there. But all of that is about to change when a spaceship piloted by a runaway alien crash-lands and turns Kara’s world ...

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3.5

Dark Nights: Death Metal: The Multiverse Who Laughs #1

By: Saladin Ahmed, Scot Eaton
Released: Nov 25, 2020

The DC Multiverse is a collection of alternate-reality worlds where anything is possible. Each world tells the tale of a possible split in reality, or shows how lives vary depending on a single, solitary decision. But now that the Multiverse has been destroyed, the Batman Who Laughs has used his god like power to create a new Dark Multiverse…a co...

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9.0

King In Black: Thunderbolts #1

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Juan Ferreyra
Released: Jan 13, 2021

KINGPIN'S KILLERS VERSUS AN ARMY OF UNKILLABLE DRAGONS!
An army of evil space dragons have come to attack Earth and are starting with New York. MAYOR FISK has a plan for that. Assembling a group of killers, mercenaries, and just generally pretty horrible people like TASKMASTER, RHINO, STAR, MR. FEAR, and BATROC THE LEAPER, Mayor Fisk tasks them...

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7.0

Future State: Superman/Wonder Woman #1

By: Dan Watters, Leila Del Duca
Released: Jan 13, 2021

The sun has set on the heroes of the past, and a new age is dawning! As two arrogant gods challenge one another to a contest of strength, Superman and Wonder Woman are forced to take action to save their cities from the chaos. Together, Jonathan Kent and Yara Flor, man of science and woman of myth, have the potential to become something powerful, b...

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5.5

Future State: Teen Titans #1

By: Tim Sheridan, Rafa Sandoval
Released: Jan 13, 2021

When the original New Teen Titans formed a school to mentor and train young heroes, they wanted to help save the world. Years later, Titans Tower is a monument to a graveyard of pupils lost in a terrible battle. Returning to the site of their greatest failure, Nightwing, Starfire, Beast Boy, and Cyborg join Raven to plot a course to face off agains...

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Swanktub rated S.W.O.R.D. #2 Jan 13, 2021
9.0

S.W.O.R.D. #2

By: Al Ewing, Valerio Schiti
Released: Jan 13, 2021

WHAT IS PROTOCOL V?
The S.W.O.R.D. station is thrown in at the deep end of a planetary crisis as Krakoa battles the KING IN BLACK! While a cross-division team take on latex dragons from outer space, Abigail Brand prepares a deniable operation all her own. What is PROTOCOL V - and can the Earth survive it?

Rated T+

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Swanktub rated Star Wars: Darth Vader #9 Jan 13, 2021
8.0

Star Wars: Darth Vader #9

By: Greg Pak, Raffaele Ienco
Released: Jan 13, 2021

THE ASSASSIN RETURNS!
•  In his search for vengeance in the depths of MUSTAFAR, DARTH VADER has seized the mysterious key to the EMPEROR'S greatest secret.
•  But the key itself needs a key - which only the deadly assassin OCHI OF BESTOON seems to have. Vader and Ochi are in for the fight of their lives with t...

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Swanktub rated Home Sick Pilots #2 Jan 13, 2021
9.0

Home Sick Pilots #2

By: Dan Watters, Caspar Wijngaard
Released: Jan 13, 2021

The Old James House has lost its ghosts. With her new powers, it's up to Ami to bring them back...whether they want to come home or not. Even when they're really big ghosts wrapped in metal, with lots of sharp edges and things.

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Swanktub rated Seven Secrets #6 Jan 13, 2021
8.5

Seven Secrets #6

By: Tom Taylor, Daniele Di Nicuolo
Released: Jan 13, 2021

* To save The Order and everyone he loves, Caspar must leave them all behind.
* But even with his sacrifice, will Amon get his hands on the Secrets once and for all?

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4.0

Future State: Superman of Metropolis #1

By: Brandon Easton, Valentine De Landro
Released: Jan 6, 2021

Before leaving for parts unknown, Clark Kent entrusted Earth’s safety to his son. Now, Jonathan Kent is Superman! Top priority for this new Superman: to protect Metropolis. When a new version of Brainiac attacks, Jon takes drastic measures-which result in the Bottle City of Metropolis! But watch out, Jon, because Supergirl is on her way, and she ...

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9.0

Future State: Swamp Thing #1

By: Ram V, Mike Perkins
Released: Jan 6, 2021

From the ashes of a terrible war, life blooms anew in Swamp Thing’s image. The remnants of humanity lie in hiding, forever in the shadow of the green god who now rules the planet. When the new avatar of the Green uncovers a stray human, a rebellion is revealed! But this Swamp Thing is no stranger to violent ends, and neither are his creations. If...

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8.0

Future State: The Next Batman #1

By: Paul Jenkins, Nick Derington
Released: Jan 6, 2021

Gotham City has always been dangerous-but now, it’s downright deadly! Following the tragedy of “A-Day,” the mayor allowed the private law enforcement group known as the Magistrate to take over policing so-called mask crime-and that has given rise to a new Dark Knight! What is this mysterious crime fighter’s connection to former Batman weapo...

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9.0

Future State: Wonder Woman #1

By: Joelle Jones
Released: Jan 6, 2021

Deep in the heart of the Amazon rainforest lies a hero of mythic legend...Wonder Woman! But in the absence of Diana, Yara Flor has risen out of obscurity to protect Man’s World from the magic that lies within it. Along with her trusty steed, she journeys to the Underworld to rescue one of her Themysciran sisters from the grasp of Hades. Will she ...

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8.5

Del Duca and Filardi's art is gorgeous, and Watters' writing makes both Jon and Yara even more interesting than I already found them. Solaris, Jon's sassy cybernetic sun nemesis, is also an awesome villain.

If there's one thing to be nitpicky about, it's just that as a Brazilian there are some language issues in Yara's storyline. One character is named Soasa - a last name that does not more

Future State: Superman/Wonder Woman #1

By: Dan Watters, Leila Del Duca
Released: Jan 13, 2021

The sun has set on the heroes of the past, and a new age is dawning! As two arrogant gods challenge one another to a contest of strength, Superman and Wonder Woman are forced to take action to save their cities from the chaos. Together, Jonathan Kent and Yara Flor, man of science and woman of myth, have the potential to become something powerful, b...

Swanktub rated Lost Soldiers #5 Jan 11, 2021
9.5

Lost Soldiers #5

By: Ales Kot, Luca Casalanguida
Released: Dec 30, 2020

MINISERIES FINALE

Time destroys everything.

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Swanktub rated Fire Power #7 Jan 9, 2021
8.5

Fire Power #7

By: Robert Kirkman, Chris Samnee
Released: Jan 6, 2021

NEW STORY ARC!

The Dragon's Claw has struck! Damage has been dealt! Owen and his family are reeling from the loss-and more danger lurks on the horizon!

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Swanktub rated Venom #32 Jan 6, 2021
8.0

Venom #32

By: Donny Cates, Iban Coello
Released: Jan 6, 2021

KING IN BLACK ARRIVES!
•  EDDIE BROCK is about to face the biggest challenge of his life...but he's not alone.

Rated T+

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9.0

Reminds me a little bit of the Zayne Carrick series I grew up reading. Looking forward to reading more.

Star Wars: The High Republic #1

By: Cavan Scott, Ario Anindito
Released: Jan 6, 2021

BEFORE THE SKYWALKER SAGA! THE GOLDEN AGE OF THE JEDI!
A new era of STAR WARS storytelling begins. It is centuries before the SKYWALKER SAGA. The JEDI are at their height, protecting the galaxy as REPUBLIC pioneers push out into new territories. As the Frontier prepares for the dedication of majestic STARLIGHT BEACON, PADAWAN KEEVE TRENNIS face...

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Swanktub rated Crossover #3 Jan 6, 2021
8.5

Crossover #3

By: Donny Cates, Geoff Shaw
Released: Jan 6, 2021

"KIDS LOVE CHAINS," Part Three-Monsters and robots falling from the sky! Mysterious (and familiar??) superheroes joining our intrepid gang on their journey to event ground zero! CROSSOVER continues with the series' most explosive and shocking issue to date! Don't miss this one, folks.

If you do, it just might drive you...mad.

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8.0

Dark Nights: Death Metal #7

By: Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo
Released: Jan 6, 2021

The song remains anything but the same as the house lights start to come up on DC’s biggest, baddest battle for control of the Multiverse! The Darkest Knight is on the verge of ending this concert once and for all, but Wonder Woman has more than just a greatest hit planned. The Amazonian warrior stands ready to shred the Darkest Knight, solo! Plu...

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Swanktub rated Eternals #1 Jan 6, 2021
9.0

Eternals #1

By: Kieron Gillen, Esad Ribic
Released: Jan 6, 2021

NEVER DIE. NEVER WIN. ETERNALS.
What's the point of an eternal battle?
For millions of years, one hundred Eternals have roamed the Earth, secret protectors of humanity. Without them, we'd be smears between the teeth of the demon-like Deviants. Their war has waged for all time, echoing in our myths and nightmares.
But today, Eternals fac...

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Swanktub rated Venom #31 Dec 29, 2020
8.5

Venom #31

By: Donny Cates, Iban Coello
Released: Dec 9, 2020

KING IN BLACK ARRIVES!
•  What happens to Eddie Brock when he finally comes face to face with the lord of the abyss, the KING IN BLACK: KNULL?
Rated T+

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