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Sollywoods reviewed Batman: The Detective #2 May 13, 2021
9.0

I am really enjoying this batman story. I stopped reading batman partway through Kings run but kept tabs on how things were and this series got my attention. It's been well worth it so far. I have wanted a good detective story from batman for a while and so far this is hitting the spot.

The art is fantastic. It always great to see anything Kubert draws.

Minor gripe though.. more

Batman: The Detective #2

By: Tom Taylor, Andy Kubert
Released: May 12, 2021

The bestselling team of writer Tom Taylor and artist Andy Kubert continue their epic Batman adventure!
Batman’s European adventure continues as the mystery around the organization known as Equilibrium deepens! Just who are these enigmatic villains, and why are they out to erase the Dark Knight’s legacy? And how does Henri Ducard play in...

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Sollywoods - May 13, 2021

It should read "we have 14 year old Squire", I left out the 14 and didn't catch it.

9.0

I'm still loving this series. I was worried this issue would be a wasted tie in issue but I thought it worked really well and used the event in a reasonable way while still pushing the main GotG plot forward with StarLord. I'm excited for more. The new OP Quill I like. I hope he gets his fun personality back but it's understandable he seems out of touch as he's been away over a 100 flarking years more

Guardians of the Galaxy #10

By: Al Ewing, Juan Cabal
Released: Jan 6, 2021

THE GUARDIANS CLEANSED?!
•  KNULL and his dragons are cleansing entire worlds of life. SPARTAX is their next target - and the GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY can't save it alone.
•  It's a good day for the return of the legendary STAR-LORD...
•  Meanwhile, as the team battle cosmic horror, something ...

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Sollywoods reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #56 Jan 6, 2021
7.0

This was hard to rate. It's by no means a bad comic and the art is great.

It's been said by other reviewers and I will reiterate. Nothing happens. I mean, yes stuff happens, but not what was teased and what led on readers. Then main overall progression from LR was the identity of Kindred. The rest was all tease. Are we going to wait for issue 100 or something to get it all out?
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Amazing Spider-Man #56

By: Nick Spencer, Mark Bagley
Released: Jan 6, 2021

"LAST REMAINS" TAKES ITS TOLL!
•  You will never look at Norman or Harry Osborn the same again.
•  We know SPIDER-MAN won't.

Rated T+

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Sollywoods reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #55 Dec 30, 2020
8.5

I wanted to give it a 10 because it was a great issue BUT nothing concludes here! What the hell are they thinking by saying this is a conclusion issue. It's still on a cliff hanger, nothing is resolved, it's still in the middle of the damn story! It's a good story, I'm enjoying it, but a little pissed off at feeling like I was lied to. If you haven't read it yet, know that it's a great middle chap more

Amazing Spider-Man #55

By: Nick Spencer, Patrick Gleason
Released: Dec 30, 2020

LAST REMAINS CONCLUDES!
•  "LAST REMAINS" ends and will make you look at Spider-Man differently. It'll make Peter look at himself differently.
•  If you thought the buildup TO Kindred was intense, the fallout FROM Kindred is even more devastating.
Rated T+

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Sollywoods reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #54 Dec 9, 2020
9.5

While its true that this issue will fit in very well in a trade as part of a bigger picture, not many answers given or progress made, it was still fantastic! Whatever Harry has become is truly frightening and I have no idea how this will end!

And kinda spoilery - did he just kill Peter several times? Getting Ben Reilly vibes. Evil Ben was kinda stupid but still - the whole I died and c more

Amazing Spider-Man #54

By: Nick Spencer, Mark Bagley
Released: Dec 9, 2020

LAST REMAINS CONTINUES!
•  The punishment of Spider-Man at the hands of Kindred continues.
•  But Kindred isn't just punishing Spider-Man anymore...
Rated T

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Sollywoods reviewed Avengers #39 Dec 9, 2020
4.0

I don't usually give low grades but I just didn't enjoy this. I haven't enjoyed any of the 1million BC issues, but this was a chore to get through. Comics shouldn't have me wanting to skip bad dialogue and feel like the entire premise is stupid (keep in mind that comics often have wild subject matter and that is awesome!).

And did the comic actually suggest people have been killing veg more

Avengers #39

By: Jason Aaron, Dale Keown
Released: Dec 9, 2020

ENTER THE PHOENIX PROLOGUE!
In the harsh, primordial world of One Million B.C.E., early humans who are different are left in the Burnt Place to die. But one young girl whose only crime was being born with red hair finds something else entirely in the place of bones and ash - something that will change human history forever.
Rated T+

Sollywoods reviewed Guardians of the Galaxy #9 Dec 9, 2020
8.0

I'm happy to have had a Star Lord centered issue. Even if what went on was kinda bonkers! Makes it hard to review on its own since so much of what was here I think is just the tip of more to come. Frankly, I'm not even sure what my biggest question is but it certainly makes me question everything we know about Peter Quill. I've read the original stories of Star Lord and I'm pretty sure Ewing is st more

Guardians of the Galaxy #9

By: Al Ewing, Juan Cabal
Released: Dec 9, 2020

• Everyone thought he was dead. They were wrong. Now Peter Quill journeys through a mythic world on the other side of our reality.
•  But is he still Peter Quill...or is he the legendary Star-Lord?
•  Get ready for a GUARDIANS tale unlike any you've ever seen before - as the clock starts ticking for t...

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Sollywoods reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #53 Nov 18, 2020
8.0

It was hard to rate this one as not much happens. After a reread I did enjoy it more and raised my rating to an 8.

As mostly a rehash of ASM 545 (which shockingly was like 300 issues removed now. That's like the creation of spiderman until Venoms introduction approx).

At first I thought the issue wasteful since the reader already had the reveal. Peter didn't though and now more

Amazing Spider-Man #53

By: Nick Spencer, Mark Bagley
Released: Nov 18, 2020

LAST REMAINS CONTINUES!
o If you think you've seen a brutal Spider-Man fight before, you are wrong.
o Do not miss this issue.
32 PGS./Rated T+

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Sollywoods reviewed Guardians of the Galaxy #8 Nov 4, 2020
7.5

I really like Rocket and wanted to give this a higher review. I like a good murder mystery but this just wasn't. A good murder mystery or detective story will allow the reader to put the answers together if they are paying attention. It should take multiple issues. So for just a 2 issue story, and one that the reader see's that Marvel Boy is innocent right away, it just didn't work out as a myster more

Guardians of the Galaxy #8

By: Al Ewing, Marcio Takara
Released: Nov 4, 2020

o At the diplomatic conference to decide the future of space, there's been a murder most foul - and one of the delegates is responsible!
o It's up to Ranger Rocket to save Marvel Boy from execution, solve the mystery and find the real killer - while a ticking bomb counts down to zero!
o Can things get worse? It's GUARDIANS. Things always ge...

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Hulccan - Nov 6, 2020

Lol yeah that's how hook you in. I have to go back and read all of the venom and web of venom stuff now. I was planning on waiting to read it but I guess I have to now lol

Sollywoods reviewed Batman: Three Jokers #3 Oct 28, 2020
9.5

This was a near perfect ending! I went into this pretty skeptical and came out loving it.

The art is fantastic! Flawless really.

Spoilers I suppose... The best part for me was Bruce forgiving Joe Chill. That's a super hero move and one that makes me like the character so much more. After the depressing jerk batman from Tom Kings run, this is a batman I can look up to and re more

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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Sollywoods - Oct 28, 2020

One more thought I forgot to mention and it's kind of the main plot here - why are there 3 jokers. Original Joker, from the killing joke, created others. Most didn't work out. 2 did. I can go back now to see those other jokers in past stories. Jason Todd got to kill the same Joker who killed him. I'm satisfied with that. It doesn't lessen either character on my opinion.

Sollywoods reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #50 Oct 15, 2020
10

This gets a 10 because everything worked in this issue. It was all about the reveal of Kindred and this issue built the suspense the entire time. Although it was a longer issue, I didn't think it was padded to fill space.

I know many people were not surprised by the reveal but that's not bad. The clues leading up were enough to work it out like any good mystery. If it was another chara more

Amazing Spider-Man #50

By: Nick Spencer, Patrick Gleason
Released: Oct 14, 2020

"LAST REMAINS" STARTS HERE!
•  THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN reaches another landmark and we're celebrating Spider-Style!
•  Spider-Man just took the beating of his life and we're just getting started.
•  Artist Patrick Gleason is back on AMAZING SPIDER-MAN ushering in the saga that is "LAST REMAINS"!
•  Kindred is stepping...

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Sollywoods reviewed Avengers #37 Oct 15, 2020
5.0

I think this is the lowest review I've ever given. I just didn't enjoy this story. The low review is based not on the issue alone but also as my reaction to the conclusion of this story. I was holding out from previous issues hoping that it would end well. It didn't.

The story is basically this - Moon Knight steals power from the characters far stronger than him. Mephisto is killed man more

Avengers #37

By: Jason Aaron, Javi Garron
Released: Oct 14, 2020

THE AGE OF KHONSHU COMES TO ITS THUNDEROUS CONCLUSION!
The ragtag Avengers take the fight to the power mad Khonshu, deep in the heart of New Thebes City. But which side will Moon Knight choose? And is Earth doomed either way?
Rated T+

Sollywoods reviewed Avengers #36 Sep 30, 2020
7.0

Another alright issue but nothing that stands out as great. Mostly a long fight between Moonknight and Black Panther that was fun to see for the first half but just kept going a little bit like Peter Griffin and the chicken suit man.

I still have plenty of questions about Mephisto I would like answered but weren't. This entire run just has so much going on, a million subplots it seems more

Avengers #36

By: Jason Aaron, Javi Garron
Released: Sep 30, 2020

THE AGE OF KHONSHU PRESENTS THE FIGHT OF THE CENTURY!
Moon Knight versus the Black Panther-for the fate of reality.
Rated T+

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DDJamesB - Sep 30, 2020

This comment is so accurate. Ive never been so up and down on a comic than the avengers

Kalaoui - Oct 6, 2020

Right on man!

Sollywoods reviewed Magnificent Ms. Marvel #14 Sep 9, 2020
8.0

I’ll admit that my ratings have somewhat an arbitrary nature. I don’t use a scale but rather pick a number that represents how I feel when finishing reading. That number is 8. Which is good. I’ll freely give a 10 to anything that gets me excited for what comes next or makes me want to reread immediately after. Neither of those were true for this comic. It was however, a good read from what I more

Magnificent Ms. Marvel #14

By: Saladin Ahmed, Minkyu Jung
Released: Sep 9, 2020

As Ms. Marvel recovers from a traumatic ordeal, she finds herself an unwilling martyr for a movement she hates. If she wants to reclaim her narrative, she'll have to wake up first...
Rated T+

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Sollywoods reviewed Guardians of the Galaxy #6 Sep 2, 2020
8.0

I was looking forward to this issue a lot and it partly delivered for me. As a counsellor myself, I enjoy these sort of issues but also have a bit more of a critical view then I might normally. Also, Nova is my favourite character in comics so I like when he treated well!

Art was decent. Nothing special and no problematic. It got the job done.

Regarding the therapy of this more

Guardians of the Galaxy #6

By: Al Ewing, Marcio Takara
Released: Sep 2, 2020

• As old tensions explode in the far-off Earth System, the political map of the galaxy is redrawn.
•  Meanwhile, old friends and lovers must redraw the maps of themselves - or tear them up entirely.
•  He used to be the Human Rocket. Now he's the Human Wreck. Is there any coming back for Nova?

Rated T+

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professor00 - Sep 7, 2020

Both characters were mentioned as bi-sexual in the last two decades in comics. But with the way writers ignore continuity (I.e. Cates ignoring that Nova and Gamora started to get back together in the 2017 Nova series) .who knows what is and isn’t anymore.

Sollywoods reviewed Batman: Three Jokers #1 Aug 27, 2020
9.5

I’m happy to be reading something good from Batman again! I’m one of those people who stopped reading Batman halfway through Kings run because well... let’s not go there.

The art was fantastic throughout and it was one of those comics I wanted to reread immediately after at least to take in the art again.

There was some progression of story while dangling continued my more

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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Sollywoods - Aug 27, 2020

I forgot to add the one thing that bothered me - Bruce Wayne’s scars. Didn’t anyone read the end of Snyder’s run when Bruce had his entire body healed?? No more scars. I’m sure he’s got a few new ones since then that’s not how it read. Kinda small continuity mistakes like that aren’t a huge deal but still bother me.

Sollywoods reviewed Avengers #35 Aug 19, 2020
7.0

I thought this was just okay. Art was fine, nothing special but nothing really bad. Not a ton of plot progression, it’s a pretty slow story and I’m only sort of invested in it. I like that it’s starting to connect many of the plot threads that have been building this entire run.

A problem I have after reading it is that it feels like this might have been a conflict that could hav more

Avengers #35

By: Jason Aaron, Javi Garron
Released: Aug 19, 2020

THE AGE OF KHONSHU! An empowered, godlike Moon Knight has just saved the world from fiery ruin. Now an army of mummies and moon priests begins to reshape the world in the image of ancient Egypt. But where does that leave the Avengers? Broken, imprisoned - or on the run in the moonlit streets of New Thebes City.

Rated T+

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TheHyruleElf reviewed DCeased: Dead Planet #2 Aug 5, 2020
9.0

How to write a Jokerman review:

1.0 - This series is trash! It is the trashiest trash trash that ever trashed!! It is big garbage. DC need cancel stupid Strange Adventures garbage book!!!

10 - This is fun and self contained book I like and excellent art, it is masterpiece.

Basically, speak like a retard, use the word "trash" 50 times, and never EVER read the boo more

DCeased: Dead Planet #2

By: Tom Taylor, Trevor Hairsine
Released: Aug 5, 2020

The sequel to the bestselling miniseries continues! The Justice League is trapped on Earth, and they’ve discovered that life still survives on this dead planet! Survival is precarious, though-and with billions of infected still roaming the surface, death lies around every corner. But it isn’t just the anti-living our heroes have to worry about,...

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TheHyruleElf - Aug 14, 2020

Ladies and gentlemen, we got him. I'm changing my score.

Br'er Lapin AKA 20-Ish Ceiln - Aug 14, 2020

Another update. The ability to remove reviews altogether was added.

Sollywoods reviewed Guardians of the Galaxy #5 Aug 5, 2020
10

Another great issue! I love seeing an author who understands the characters and their continuity.

I’m excited for the next issue and hope that a proper look at Richard Riders PTSD can be provided.

Guardians of the Galaxy #5

By: Al Ewing, Juan Cabal
Released: Aug 5, 2020

• Moondragon is a hero. With her wife at her side, she came to our reality from a dimension of heroes - to save us all from evil.
•  But our reality already had a Moondragon, and she can't be a hero all the time. The DRAGON OF THE MOON has returned...
•  ...and it won't leave until it's fed on a soul.
•  Didn't we say it...

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Sollywoods reviewed Avengers #32 Mar 11, 2020
8.0

I really like these set up issues. There has been a lot of ideas introduced in this Avengers run with little follow up. This issue starts connected some dots that really needed connecting. The only parts I found boring was the pages with Blade. The whole blah blah blah I don’t belong in the Avengers boring stuff. Aside from that, all the antagonists coming together, slowly working in the 1,000,0 more

Avengers #32

By: Jason Aaron, Ed McGuinness
Released: Mar 11, 2020

EARTH'S MIGHTIEST VILLAINS!
What do the King of Atlantis, the Lord of the Vampires, the deposed duke of Hell, a mysterious Russian assassin and the secret boss of Washington, D.C.'s greatest super-team have in common? They all really hate the Avengers. And so there came a day, a day unlike any other, when Earth's mightiest villains found themse...

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Sollywoods reviewed Avengers #30 Jan 31, 2020
7.5

I liked how this ended so let’s start with the good. Spoilers!

There is interesting story potential in a baby having the star brand power. I’m curious to see how this plays out. It could also go poorly but I’m on board right now. I would have rated this lower if it had not ended the way it did.

My issues with the issue and story arc as a whole.
Art - it was okay. more

Avengers #30

By: Jason Aaron, Ed McGuinness
Released: Jan 29, 2020

STARBRAND REBORN Conclusion: WHO WILL BE BRANDED?
In a Shi'ar space prison the size of a galaxy, the cosmic war for the Starbrand super weapon comes to its cataclysmic conclusion. Who is the shocking new wielder of the Starbrand? And will they survive long enough to control the epic planet-melting power at their disposal? Not if Gladiator of th...

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Kalaoui - Feb 5, 2020

All valid concerns. Good ideas but disjointed delivery.

Sollywoods reviewed Guardians of the Galaxy #1 Jan 22, 2020
10

This is a great comic! I read it a few hours ago, let it sit a bit and reread it and loved it! I enjoyed the last run and was sceptical of a new writer so quickly again but this is an awesome start.

Great characterization of the main team. Very nice attention to past continuity, which is always a bonus for me when a writing understands and respects what came before.

And any more

Guardians of the Galaxy #1

By: Al Ewing, Juan Cabal
Released: Jan 22, 2020

Once, they were a team of misfits. Now they're a family, and they've earned their peace. But the universe is not a peaceful place -- and it's only getting worse. The Great Empires are in turmoil. The rule of law is dead. And amidst the chaos, the Gods of Olympus have returned -- harbingers of a new age of war, reborn to burn their mark on the stars...

6.0

I wanted to like this more then I did. I enjoyed all the issues leading to this conclusion and the ending certainly had potential and some good stuff, it just felt a bit off.

Spoilers

Novas return with a whole bunch of reinforcements was great BUT taking a close look at who was there was a problem. Maybe I missed something but Airwalker died in the original annihilation. Did more

Annihilation - Scourge: Omega #1

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Manuel Garcia
Released: Dec 18, 2019

In the face of the Annihilation, there is no more room in the cosmos for heroes or villains - only survival.
Rated T+

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7.5

I enjoyed this issue because it's really hard not to enjoy Bate Ray Bill but I still thought it was the weakest of the 4 Scourge one shots. I'm looking forward to see how the over powered Sentry gets taken down in the end but with only the Omega issue left I hope it doesn't fail bringing everything together. Other the Bill joining in, there was much story progression here.

I'm not goin more

Annihilation - Scourge: Beta Ray Bill #1

By: Michael Moreci, Alberto Alburquerque
Released: Dec 11, 2019

The Scourge has arrived! As the local population becomes infected, will Beta Ray Bill be able to fight back the horde and save the innocents-or are they already lost? Overwhelmed, will Bill himself fall victim to the Annihilation wave?!
Rated T+

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10

I loved this comic more then anything I've read for a while. If you like Nova or any cosmic Marvel I recommend. The continuity has been great with past stories that it builds from. It's simply a lot of fun. You wouldn't expect Annihilus to be funny but he's freaking hilarious in this issue. The banter between him and Nova was great! The humor doesn't take away from the stakes or that Nova is a dam more

Annihilation - Scourge: Nova #1

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Ibraim Roberson
Released: Dec 4, 2019

The universe hangs in peril! With no room for old grudges, Nova is forced to team up with one of his most nefarious adversaries - ANNIHILUS! But can Richard Rider trust the ruler of the Negative Zone to fight alongside him - or will this turn into a war with two fronts?
Rated T+

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