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8.5

Sweet Tooth: The Return #3

By: Jeff Lemire
Released: Jan 13, 2021

Oh no, oh no! Things are even worse now! Father told the boy and Penny to go to the jail cell for a time out, but now it looks like they have escaped! And what’s this? One of Father’s nannies has gone missing too? And the Downsiders are angry with Father? Oh dear, this simply will not do. Not one bit. The people must be put back in their places...

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Rauld reviewed Seven Secrets #6 Jan 17, 2021
9.5

Tom Taylor always gets better as a series goes deeper

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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Rauld reviewed Home Sick Pilots #2 Jan 16, 2021
9.5

Amazing writing and gorgeous art. Deep story

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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Rauld reviewed Scout's Honor #1 Jan 8, 2021
9.0

Very interesting first issue. Love the world building without having to explain everything at the start, it just feels natural

Scout's Honor #1

By: David Pepose, Luca Casalanguida
Released: Jan 6, 2021

Years after a nuclear apocalypse, a new society has risen from the ashes...and their bible is an old Ranger Scout manual.

A young Ranger Scout named Kit has endured the harsh survivalist upbringing needed to con-quer the irradiated Colorado Badlands. But after discovering a terrible secret once lost to histo-ry, Kit must risk everything o...

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9.5

This was really really good. I had high expectations for this series and it did not disappoint. It will probably be the best Star Wars series in the last couple of years, and I think they have a real winner in this new era.

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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Rauld reviewed The Department of Truth #4 Dec 26, 2020
9.5

This story is amazing

The Department of Truth #4

By: James Tynion IV, Martin Simmonds
Released: Dec 23, 2020

How can a journalist ethically report on a story that they know can't possibly be true? As packages with proof of impossible stories keep arriving on one reporter's doorstop, sent by a mysterious entity known only as Q, one reporter must find the answer themselves. JAMES TYNION IV (Something is Killing the Children) & MARTIN SIMMONDS (Dying is Easy...

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Rauld rated Once & Future #14 Dec 24, 2020
9.0

Once & Future #14

By: Kieron Gillen, Dan Mora
Released: Dec 16, 2020

* Gran, Duncan and Rose are on a new quest to learn more about Merlin's plan when they come face-to-face with another mysterious knight of legend.
* But if they want to track down the powerful Nimue and stay one step ahead of their enemy, it seems the trio will need to play this knight's game, whether they like it or not...

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9.5

Something is Killing the Children #13

By: James Tynion IV, Werther Dell
Released: Dec 23, 2020

* The monsters in Archer's Peak have surrounded the school where Erica and Tommy make their last stand.
* Even if the House of Slaughter can save them, will the price of their help be too high?

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9.0

Locke & Key: In Pale Battalions Go #3

By: Joe Hill, Gabriel Rodriguez
Released: Dec 16, 2020

Jonathan Locke uses the power of the Anywhere Key to flee the slaughter in Ypres and return to Keyhouse. But now the door is open between Flanders Fields and Lovecraft, Massachusetts... and the sinister Oberlutenant Eric Murnau has led a small band through to claim the magical keys for Germany!

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Rauld rated Rorschach #3 Dec 24, 2020
8.5

Rorschach #3

By: Tom King, Jorge Forns
Released: Dec 16, 2020

In an instant, 15 million people are dead! What happens when the human psyche is forced to accept such a devastating truth? Follow the story of “the Kid,” a radicalized, gun-toting performer and the right-hand woman of the new Rorschach. See how this masked woman grows from an innocent child to the would-be cold-blooded assassin of a presidenti...

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Rauld rated Barbalien: Red Planet #2 Dec 24, 2020
9.0

Barbalien: Red Planet #2

By: Tate Brombal, Gabriel Hernandez Walta
Released: Dec 16, 2020

With a borrowed face, shapeshifting Martian hero Barbalien explores the gay night scene and a buried part of himself. But his fractured identity takes another hit when he comes into conflict with his new friends, his fellow police officers, and the murderous lunatic who followed him to Earth.

o Origin story for Barbalien.

o Art by...

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9.0

We Only Find Them When They're Dead #4

By: Al Ewing, Simone Di Meo
Released: Dec 16, 2020

* The final showdown between Malik and Richter has begun on the surface of the God they've discovered.
* But will Malik survive long enough to find a living God - or has he doomed his crew to an unimaginable fate?

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Rauld reviewed Stillwater #4 Dec 19, 2020
9.5

Chip is a master storyteller

Stillwater #4

By: Chip Zdarsky, Ramon K. Perez
Released: Dec 16, 2020

In the town of Stillwater, the Judge's word is law. But what does the law mean when the townspeople decide they've had enough?

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Rauld reviewed We Live #3 Dec 19, 2020
9.5

Still amazing and touching story with a great ending. Can’t believe this is only a 5 issue series

We Live #3

By: Roy Miranda, Inaki Miranda
Released: Dec 16, 2020

Luck has abandoned the group. Humbo and Alice have lost track of their newfound friends, Tala and Hototo. The siblings are being held prisoner and will soon discover that the world hides dark corners, where screams of help are no more than fallen spirits.

Meanwhile, time runs out for Hototo; the shuttle train to Megalopolis Mother 9 is ab...

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Rauld reviewed Night Hunters #1 Dec 16, 2020
9.0

Very cool first issue! The idea is very creative, it’s intense, and the art work is GORGEOUS. I recommend if you like different things

Night Hunters #1

By: Dave Baker, Alexis Ziritt
Released: Nov 25, 2020

If you want to live in Gran Caracas you have two options: become a cop or die. Night Hunters by Alexis Ziritt (Space Riders) and Dave Baker (F*** Off Squad) tells the tale of two brothers who have to navigate the futuristic cyberpunk world of Venezuela 100 years in the future.

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Rauld reviewed Crossover #2 Dec 10, 2020
9.0

Love the idea and the characters. This was more of a set up issue and I can see this series is going to be amazing

Crossover #2

By: Donny Cates, Geoff Shaw
Released: Dec 9, 2020

"KIDS LOVE CHAINS," Part Two-The event continues to unravel as Ellie, Otto, and Ava rise from the ashes of their comic shop to begin their four-color odyssey to find the truth beyond the dome. Meanwhile: super-prisons! Magic guns! Mysterious government agents! And other stuff, too!

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Rauld reviewed Venom #31 Dec 9, 2020
7.5

Eh, don’t feel like it adds too much to the story

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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Rauld reviewed Home Sick Pilots #1 Dec 9, 2020
9.0

Really good story, really entertaining and gorgeous art. It’s a very unique twist on a haunted house

Home Sick Pilots #1

By: Dan Watters, Caspar Wijngaard
Released: Dec 9, 2020

The team behind LIMBO, DAN WATTERS (Lucifer, COFFIN BOUND) and CASPAR WIJNGAARD (Star Wars, Peter Cannon: Thunderbolt), launch a brand-new ONGOING SERIES.

In the summer of 1994, a haunted house walks across California. Inside is Ami, lead singer of a high school punk band-who's been missing for weeks. How did she get there, and what do th...

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Rauld rated We Live #2 Dec 9, 2020
9.5

We Live #2

By: Roy Miranda, Inaki Miranda
Released: Nov 18, 2020

The encounter with the Bengal Ripper puts the group's survival to the test. Their lives now rest on Simon's shoulders, but in the Broken Lands every wrong step comes with a consequence.
  
Tala and Hototo, now joined by their new friends, Humbo and Alice, find themselves dragged onto a new and unsafe path. Reaching the train to Mot...

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Rauld reviewed Autumnal #3 Nov 28, 2020
9.0

Really good writing

Autumnal #3

By: Daniel Kraus, Chris Shehan
Released: Nov 25, 2020

A drunken bender lands Kat in front of a wise and handsome tattoo removal specialist, yet she's drawn back to eerie Comfort Notch, where a trove of old photos reveal the figure behind the town's ominous legends.

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10

Just... wow. Ridley is one heck of a writer.

The Other History of the DC Universe #1

By: John Ridley, Alex Dos Diaz
Released: Nov 25, 2020

Academy Award-winning screenwriter John Ridley (12 Years a Slave, Let It Fall) examines the mythology of the DC Universe in this compelling new miniseries that reframes iconic moments of DC history and charts a previously unexplored sociopolitical thread as seen through the prism of DC Super Heroes who come from traditionally disenfranchised groups...

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Rauld reviewed I Walk With Monsters #1 Nov 25, 2020
9.0

This is a good issue but I’m kind of conflicted. It’s a good setup and I kind of want more, but maybe I was expecting a bit more, too, in terms of length. I’m definitely intrigued and u think this could go either way for the rest of the series.

I Walk With Monsters #1

By: Paul Cornell, Sally Cantirino
Released: Nov 25, 2020

In Jacey's past is the Important Man who took away her brother. Now Jacey has David, who sometimes transforms into a terrifying beast. Together, they've found a way to live to hunt, sniffing out men who prey on the vulnerable. But Jacey and David are about to run into the Important Man again. From Paul Cornell (Wolverine, Doctor Who, Elementary) an...

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Rauld reviewed The Department of Truth #3 Nov 25, 2020
10

Amazing issue that further explain how all of the story component works. I’m a huge fan of Tynion but this is probably his best work, his masterpiece.

The Department of Truth #3

By: James Tynion IV, Martin Simmonds
Released: Nov 25, 2020

Mary never knew what "false flag" or "crisis actor" meant, until her son was murdered in a mass shooting, and the threats and accusations began. But as her reality starts to bend around her, it's the job of the Department of Truth to keep these dark conspiracies from coming true...at any cost. JAMES TYNION IV (Batman) & MARTIN SIMMONDS (Dying is Ea...

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Rauld rated Venom #30 Nov 20, 2020
7.0

Venom #30

By: Donny Cates, Luke Ross
Released: Nov 18, 2020

THIS IS IT!
The face-melting finale to VENOM BEYOND, by Donny Cates and special guest illustrator LUKE ROSS! Trapped at the mercy of the dangerous new foe called CODEX, Eddie Brock will have to make an impossible choice!
32 PGS. /Rated T+

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Rauld rated Sea of Sorrows #1 Nov 18, 2020
8.0

Sea of Sorrows #1

By: Rich Douek, Alex Cormack
Released: Nov 18, 2020

Deep sea adventure with a horrific twist! From the creative team behind last year's hit horror series, ROAD OF BONES, comes an all-new tale of bone-chilling terror!
In the aftermath of the Great War, the North Atlantic is ripe for plunder by independent salvage crews. When a former naval officer hires the SS Vagabond, he leads the ship to a su...

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Rauld reviewed Hellblazer: Rise and Fall #2 Nov 17, 2020
9.0

Very entertaining!

Hellblazer: Rise and Fall #2

By: Tom Taylor, Darick Robertson
Released: Nov 4, 2020

John Constantine has been in trouble before, but running afoul of the Devil himself is crossing a line even for the self-styled Hellblazer. But that’s exactly who darkens Constantine’s door with news that John’s investigation into the gruesome “angel murders” of London’s billionaire class and Satan’s own vendetta against a treacherous...

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9.0

We Only Find Them When They're Dead #3

By: Al Ewing, Simone Di Meo
Released: Nov 11, 2020

* Captain Malik and the crew of the Vihaan II are trapped in warp space, as they're pursued by the mysterious government agent Richter.
* They have two choices - drop out of warp speed and risk being destroyed by Richter or stay in warp until their engines explode from overheating.
* Who will survive long enough to discover a living God?

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Rauld reviewed Seven Secrets #4 Nov 16, 2020
9.0

Story is picking up!!!

Seven Secrets #4

By: Tom Taylor, Daniele Di Nicuolo
Released: Nov 11, 2020

* Caspar has completed his training, but now the real test begins as The Order is under attack by an enemy desperate to take control of the Seven Secrets and reshape the world in their image.
* But as the Holders and Keepers come together to fight back, it may turn out they've played right into the enemy's hands...

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Rauld rated Punchline #1 Nov 12, 2020
8.5

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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Rauld rated Thor #9 Nov 7, 2020
9.0

Thor #9

By: Donny Cates, Nic Klein
Released: Nov 4, 2020

THE RETURN OF DONALD BLAKE!
The "Prey" arc starts here! Once upon a time, a mortal man bore within him the spirit of a god. With a crack of his cane upon the ground, the Mighty Thor would appear! But it's been years since the King of Asgard required his human ward. Where has the good doctor been all this time - and what does his reappearance me...

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