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Just… wow. I’m emotional after reading it. What an amazing series and amazing ending.

The Many Deaths of Laila Starr #5

By: Ram V, Filipe Andrade
Released: Sep 1, 2021

What will Laila Starr do when she's finally given the chance to resume the mantle of Death?

Finding herself back in the world, Laila searches out Darius and discovers that for the first time she will be witnessing the death of someone close to her.

When they are both given a chance at immortality, their individual decisions lead t...

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Rauld reviewed Black Hammer: Reborn #3 Sep 2, 2021
9.0

the scene at the therapist was very emotional and raw. peak lemire

Black Hammer: Reborn #3

By: Jeff Lemire, Caitlin Yarsky
Released: Sep 1, 2021

Twenty years ago, Lucy Weber fought madmen and monsters-today she finds her marriage falling apart and her children in danger. And now past threats-and rogue heroes-return to herald the end of the world!

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Rauld reviewed Barbaric #3 Aug 28, 2021
10

This book is amazing. It will make you laugh a lot. Axe is now one of my favorite comic book characters!

Barbaric #3

By: Michael Moreci, Nathan Gooden
Released: Aug 25, 2021

Everything's gone to sh*t. But what else is new for a barbarian cursed to do good, who has to follow the commands of a bloodthirsty axe? It's just that today's a little worse. With Owen's back against the wall, and his enemies eager to chop him to bits, things are looking especially grim as the first arc of BARBARIC comes to a close.

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Rauld rated The Blue Flame #4 Aug 28, 2021
8.5

The Blue Flame #4

By: Christopher Cantwell, Adam Gorham
Released: Aug 25, 2021

Sam spirals deeper into darkness while the Blue Flame chooses to finally face the tragedy of his life on Earth. It remains to be seen if either of them will ever recover, and if they can still be heroes. As they grapple with their identities, Sam searches his soul and seeks relief in the arms of someone who may in fact be an adversary, while the Fl...

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Rauld rated Echolands #1 Aug 28, 2021
9.0

Echolands #1

By: J.H. Williams III
Released: Aug 25, 2021

A MAJOR IMAGE COMICS 2021 EVENT.

The story of Earth's last war starts with Hope's sticky fingers...
  
The multiple award winning BATWOMAN team JH Williams III (Promethea, The Sandman: Overture, Batman) and W. Haden Blackman (Star Wars, Elektra) reunite for an all-new ongoing series! They're joined once again by colorist supreme ...

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Rauld rated Die #19 Aug 28, 2021
9.5

Die #19

By: Kieron Gillen, Stephanie Hans
Released: Aug 25, 2021

"BLEED," Part Four-The final encounter approaches. Everything to play for, even if everyone's already lost.

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Rauld rated The Silver Coin #5 Aug 13, 2021
9.0

The Silver Coin #5

By: Michael Walsh
Released: Aug 11, 2021

For the fifth installment of horror anthology THE SILVER COIN from MICHAEL WALSH, CHIP ZDARSKY, KELLY THOMPSON, ED BRISSON, and JEFF LEMIRE, the story reaches back to when the coin's cruel curse was first minted. In a small New England village, a woman has been accused of witchcraft.

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Rauld rated Eve #4 Aug 12, 2021
9.0

Eve #4

By: Victor LaValle, Jo Migyeong
Released: Aug 11, 2021

Even humanity's last hope needs a little help sometimes.

The Vault is in sight and Eve's come farther than any before her, but the last leg of her journey will test her to her core. Thankfully, she isn't alone... with her newly discovered sister by her side.

Wexler has dodged the bullet, literally, and is in hot pursuit of the pai...

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9.5

Lemire at his best. And Crook’s art is always a guarantee. Highly recommend, especially for black hammer fans

The Unbelievable Unteens: From the World of Black Hammer #1

By: Jeff Lemire, Tyler Crook
Released: Aug 11, 2021

From the world of the Eisner Award-winning Black Hammer series comes this meta team superhero saga taking place between two different worlds.

After signing at a comic book convention, Unbelievable Unteens artist Jane Ito finds herself visited by one of the characters from her own creation-but was it her own creation? Were the Unteens an ac...

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10

Tynion is just a master storyteller. You need to pick up this book

The Nice House on the Lake #3

By: James Tynion IV, Alvaro Martinez
Released: Aug 4, 2021

Walter’s “rules” for their getaway strongly suggested the residents not leave the property lines of the House…but how far do they go? It’s not like Sam, the Reporter, to leave a question like that unanswered…but what he finds when he walks the perimeter of the lake might turn out to be the story of his lifetime-however much longer it la...

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9.0

Loved the pacing and the main character. Good start

The Me You Love in the Dark #1

By: Skottie Young, Jorge Corona
Released: Aug 4, 2021

Writer SKOTTIE YOUNG (I HATE FAIRYLAND, Deadpool, Strange Academy) and artist JORGE CORONA (NO. 1 WITH A BULLET, Super Sons, Feathers) follow up their critically acclaimed series MIDDLEWEST with a brand-new haunting tale. An artist named Ro retreats from the grind of the city to an old house in a small town to find solace and inspiration without re...

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10

This series is just perfect

Something is Killing the Children #18

By: James Tynion IV, Werther Dell'edera
Released: Jul 28, 2021

What secrets lie at the heart of the House of Slaughter?

Erica, and her rival Aaron, will soon learn as they are pulled deeper and deeper into the Order of St. George... but the truth may destroy them.

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Rauld rated Basilisk #2 Jul 7, 2021
9.0

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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Rauld reviewed Beta Ray Bill #4 Jul 2, 2021
9.5

Just gorgeous

Beta Ray Bill #4

By: Daniel Warren Johnson
Released: Jun 30, 2021

The penultimate chapter of Daniel Warren Johnson's righteous Horse-Thor epic!
When Beta Ray Bill's quest brings him and his friends - Skurge the Executioner and Pip the Troll - to the fiery realm of Muspelheim, they are quickly attacked by horrible monsters and dark beings! To save his friends, Bill must journey through a maze of his own memori...

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Rauld reviewed Barbaric #1 Jul 2, 2021
9.5

great humor, great story. highly recommend!

Barbaric #1

By: Michael Moreci, Nathan Gooden
Released: Jun 30, 2021

Owen the Barbarian has been cursed to do good with what remains of his life. His bloodthirsty weapon, Axe, has become his moral compass with a drinking problem. Together they wander the realm, foredoomed to help any who seek assistance. But there is one thing Owen hates more than a life with rules: Witches.
Welcome to the skull-cracking, blood-...

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Rauld reviewed Stray Dogs #5 Jun 23, 2021
10

This series is a masterpiece in storytelling. It’s ok if you cry. Can’t wait for the next series

Stray Dogs #5

By: Tony Fleecs, Trish Forstner
Released: Jun 23, 2021

MINISERIES FINALE

Time's up. No more sniffing around, no more barking, no more hiding. The dogs have to get out of this house. Now. But standing between them and freedom is their best friend...and their worst nightmare.

They say there's no such thing as a bad dog, just bad owners.

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Rauld rated Basilisk #1 Jun 2, 2021
9.0

Basilisk #1

By: Cullen Bunn, Jonas Scharf
Released: Jun 2, 2021

Who Can Stop The Chimera?

Five individuals bound by a cult-like hivemind, they terrorized small towns with their horrifying supernatural sense-based powers, leaving death and destruction in their wake.

Regan, one of the Chimera, escaped and has been in hiding, with her murderous eyes bound, overcome with guilt.

Until now...

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10

Tynion is just getting better and better. This is just a masterpiece of a first issue. Cannot recommend highly enough. Ans Martinez’s art is perfect for this

The Nice House on the Lake #1

By: James Tynion IV, Alvaro Martinez
Released: Jun 2, 2021

Everyone who was invited to the house knows Walter-well, they know him a little, anyway. Some met him in childhood; some met him months ago. And Walter’s always been a little…off. But after the hardest year of their lives, nobody was going to turn down Walter’s invitation to an astonishingly beautiful house in the woods, overlooking an enormo...

Rauld rated Strange Adventures #10 May 27, 2021
9.5

Strange Adventures #10

By: Tom King, Mitch Gerads
Released: May 26, 2021

Once upon a time on Rann, Adam Strange made a deal with his neighbors and foes to take a stand against the invading Pykkts. Now, on Earth, he is trying to do the same thing: to get all the heroes to rise as one to keep the marauders from doing to his home planet what they already did to his adopted one. But the original deal was a devil’s bargain...

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9.5

Something is Killing the Children #16

By: James Tynion IV, Werther Dell'edera
Released: May 26, 2021

The story you demanded begins here: the origin of Erica Slaughter!
What shocking events brought Erica to the House of Slaughter?
...and what did she have to do to join the Order of St. George?
The secrets are revealed here for the first time in this perfect jumping-on point for new readers.

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Rauld reviewed Monsters #1 May 22, 2021
10

Wow... this book is a masterpiece. Mandatory reading for any comic reader

Monsters #1

By: Barry Windsor-Smith
Released: Apr 28, 2021

Created over a period of 35 years, Barry Windsor-Smith' Monsters is a
tour de force of visual storytelling. Part family drama, part espionage thriller, part metaphysical journey, it is an intimate portrait of individuals struggling to reclaim their lives and an epic political odyssey across two generations of American history. Monsters is rende...

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Rauld rated Stillwater #7 May 22, 2021
9.0

Stillwater #7

By: Chip Zdarsky, Ramon K. Perez
Released: May 19, 2021

NEW STORY ARC!

CHIP ZDARSKY (Daredevil) and RAM N K PÉREZ's sensational horror series returns!

Chaos in Stillwater erupts! With the Judge nowhere to be found, Ted and his militia storm the town and take control. But in this small town where no one can die, there are others willing to go further...

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Rauld rated Nightwing #80 May 22, 2021
9.5

Nightwing #80

By: Tom Taylor, Bruno Redondo
Released: May 19, 2021

Dick Grayson’s always had a big heart. From protecting those persecuted by bullies in his youth, to combating evil alongside Batman as Robin, to pledging his newly inherited wealth to enriching Blüdhaven as Nightwing-his kindness and generosity have always guided his life. But now a new villain stalks the back alleys of Blüdhaven, removing the ...

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9.0

We Only Find Them When They're Dead #6

By: Al Ewing, Simone Di Meo
Released: May 19, 2021

Fifty years have passed since Captain Malik and the crew of the Vihaan II embarked on their fateful mission-and the universe has changed in ways no one ever expected.
Jason Hauer, one of the fated Vihaan II crew, is now 71 years old and living a life on the razor's edge between  the Harvesters and the Worshippers. But as these rivalreligious ...

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Rauld reviewed Stray Dogs #4 May 19, 2021
9.5

Creepy, amazing storytelling

Stray Dogs #4

By: Tony Fleecs, Trish Forstner
Released: May 19, 2021

PENULTIMATE ISSUE!

Time is running out. Hackles are raised, tensions are high, and nobody's had a thing to eat. When the Master's away, the dogs will drag everything awful into the light. And the awful truth is nobody's coming to set them free.

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Rauld reviewed Geiger #2 May 12, 2021
9.0

So good! My only thing is that they seem to have skipped a big chunk of the story from 1 to 2!

Geiger #2

By: Geoff Johns, Gary Frank
Released: May 12, 2021

They found it-out in the atomic wasteland, a relic from before the war! But what is it: a tool to bring hope back to humanity, or a weapon to finish what the bombs started? Depends on who gets it: the Casino Warlords of Las Vegas or the man called Geiger!

By the critically acclaimed team of GEOFF JOHNS, GARY FRANK and BRAD ANDERSON!

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Rauld rated Time Before Time #1 May 12, 2021
8.0

Time Before Time #1

By: Declan Shalvey, Joe Palmer
Released: May 12, 2021

    The year is 2140, and to escape a world with no future, many turn to the Syndicate, a criminal organization who, for the right price, will smuggle you back in time to a better life. After working for the Syndicate for years, Tatsuo and Oscar decide to steal one of their boss's time machines-but soon find that the one thing you can't run fro...

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9.5

Both stories are beautiful and unique. Highly recommend. Love what bad idea is doing

Whalesville x Rocks and Minerals #1

By: Matt Kindt, Adam Pollina
Released: May 5, 2021

First, from the limitless imaginations of New York Times best-selling writer Matt Kindt (River Run), virtuoso artist Adam Pollina (Pyrate Queen), and Eisner Award-winning colorist Matt Hollingsworth... Read More

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Rauld reviewed ENIAC #3 May 7, 2021
9.5

This series is practically perfect. If you like sci fi then read this

ENIAC #3

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Released: May 5, 2021

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Rauld reviewed Wynd #6 May 6, 2021
8.5

Good restart and tynion does a good job helping you remember the story

Wynd #6

By: James Tynion IV, Michael Dialynas
Released: May 5, 2021

* James Tynion IV (Batman, Something is Killing the Children) and Michael Dialynas' (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) hit series returns as Wynd, Oakley, Thorn, and Yorik take the next step in their dangerous quest.
* But what is the secret behind Wynd's terrifying visions?
* Meanwhile, back in Pipetown, the dying King Yossar does the unthinka...

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