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Rauld reviewed Tartarus #1 Feb 16, 2020
7.0

it jumped to the action right away without proper story-building. i was a bit lost throughout

Tartarus #1

By: Johnnie Christmas, Jack Cole
Released: Feb 12, 2020

SERIES PREMIERE! A new adventure series with all the sci-fi drama of Breaking Bad set in Mos Eisley! Promising young cadet Tilde is framed for crimes against the empire after discovering her mother was the ruthless warlord of the deadly colony Tartarus, a vital player in the galactic war. Now, Tilde's only way home may be to reclaim her mother's da...

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7.5

This issue was bland. It was just OK, I thought had more potential. The weakest one of the series

Star Wars: The Rise of Kylo Ren #3

By: Charles Soule, Will Sliney
Released: Feb 12, 2020

BEN SOLO, KNIGHT OF REN?
•  Soon, BEN SOLO'S path will end in a place of fire and blood, and a shadow will rise to take his place. He is with the KNIGHTS OF REN now, and they will welcome him, if he can pay their price.
•  But before that destiny is fulfilled, a battle must be fought at an ancient JEDI Outpost ...

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Rauld reviewed Alienated #1 Feb 13, 2020
10

Wow, I was super impressed. I decided last minute to add this issue to my pull list, and did not regret it one bit. One of the best first issues I've read recently.

Every one of the main characters is likable, and the villain is easy to hate. With just one issue you get to know a lot about the main characters and how they develop a deep connection quickly. The pacing is fantastic and h more

Alienated #1

By: Simon Spurrier, Chris Wildgoose
Released: Feb 12, 2020

Acclaimed writer Simon Spurrier (John Constantine Hellblazer, Coda) and artist Chris Wildgoose (Batgirl, Batman: Nightwalker) present a subversive coming-of-age story about having all the power to change the world but the unready hands to truly wield it. Three teenagers, each an outcast in their own way, stumble upon an unearthly entity as it's bor...

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Rauld added Alienated to their pull list Feb 13, 2020

Alienated

Acclaimed writer Simon Spurrier (John Constantine Hellblazer, Coda) and artist Chris Wildgoose (Batgirl, Batman: Nightwalker) present a subversive coming-of-age story about having all the power to change the world but the unready hands to truly wield it. Three teenagers, each an outcast in their own way, stumble upon an unearthly entity as it's bor...

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9.5

two issues in and it's really, really good

Skulldigger and Skeleton Boy #2

By: Jeff Lemire, Tonci Zonjic
Released: Jan 15, 2020

Skulldigger: well-meaning hero or violent murderer? As Skeleton Boy trains with an uncompromising Skulldigger, a hard-nosed detective seeks them out, determined to link the vigilante to the murders that orphaned the boy. But soon super-villain Grimjim's plans come to a head, threatening to throw Spiral City into chaos.

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9.5

love this new series. one of my favorite in all of black hammer, probably my favorite since the original series. lemire as usual manages to tell a very deep story while also keeping the mystery of not knowing what is going to happen

Skulldigger and Skeleton Boy #1

By: Jeff Lemire, Tonci Zonjic
Released: Dec 18, 2019

Spiral City finds itself trapped in a vicious cycle of crime, corruption, and violence. With the heart of the city at stake, a vigilante rises in Skulldigger. However, when the nefarious Grimjim escapes from prison, will Skulldigger and his ward, Skeleton Boy, be enough to save Spiral City?

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Rauld reviewed Family Tree #3 Feb 1, 2020
9.0

I like this series a lot. Classic Lemire, diving deep into the characters

Family Tree #3

By: Jeff Lemire, Phil Hester
Released: Jan 22, 2020

Even as Loretta and her family warily follow Grandpa Judd into the dark alleys of New York City's Chinatown in search of a cure, her daughter Meg is beginning to embrace her burgeoning transformation.

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Rauld reviewed The Kill Lock #1 Feb 1, 2020
9.0

Really beautiful story with amazing art. If you like unique things you must get this

The Kill Lock #1

By: Livio Ramondelli
Released: Dec 25, 2019

Each found guilty of an irredeemable crime, four robots find themselves banished from their home world and bound together by the Kill Lock-a programming link that means if one of them dies, they all will. Now a soldier, an addict, a murderer, and a child find themselves forced to protect each other while in search of a cure to survive.

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Rauld reviewed The Kill Lock #2 Feb 1, 2020
9.5

I love this series and have been very pleasantly surprised with it. The characters are amazing and it's such an original story. HIGHLY RECOMMEND

The Kill Lock #2

By: Livio Ramondelli
Released: Jan 22, 2020

Bonded by their Kill Lock, four robots search for a cure-a way to live, and die, independently. Their only clue is a bot known as The Axial, supposed to be a creator of the Lock and keeper of its secrets. Of course, the first thing they have to do is find her... without getting themselves killed!

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Rauld reviewed Basketful of Heads #4 Feb 1, 2020
8.5

Good issue, love the art, but I'd like to see the pace pick up

Basketful of Heads #4

By: Joe Hill, Leomacs
Released: Jan 22, 2020

Is June Branch a woman fighting for her life-or a deranged axe murderer with a basketful of paranoid fantasies? In the long hours of the night she makes a desperate run for the Brody Island Police Department, unsure whether she's a victim who needs protection-or a killer who must be stopped!

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Rauld reviewed Once & Future #6 Feb 1, 2020
10

Like this series a lot but the ending of this arc felt rushed.

Once & Future #6

By: Kieron Gillen, Dan Mora
Released: Jan 22, 2020

With the fate of the world in the balance, Duncan must finally accept his role in the larger story. But has Gran trained him well enough to defeat the undead King of the Britons by himself?
  
  

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Rauld reviewed Folklords #3 Feb 1, 2020
7.0

Eh... started out with a great premise but this Hansel and Gretel thing in the middle for just one issue feels out of place.

Folklords #3

By: Matt Kindt, Matt Smith
Released: Jan 22, 2020

Outside of the village, life is no fairy tale-and Ansel has learned this the hard way. Betrayed by one of his traveling companions, Ansel finds himself at the mercy of Hanz and Greta. He needs to escape before the worst happens, but the siblings have a story for him, and the truth is more gruesome than he could have imagined.

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Rauld reviewed Star Wars #2 Feb 1, 2020
8.5

Good issue with good setups. Soule knows the characters well and stays true to them. The ending was the best part

Star Wars #2

By: Charles Soule, Jesus Saiz
Released: Jan 29, 2020

"No...I am your father."
In the wake of the events following The Empire Strikes Back, it is a dark time for the heroes of the Rebellion. The Rebel fleet...scattered following a disastrous defeat at the Battle of Hoth. Han Solo...lost to the bounty hunter, Boba Fett, after being frozen in carbonite. And after being lured into a trap on Cloud Cit...

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9.0

My favorite issue of the series. Really good writing and art and we start seeing some more horror. Love Erica and highly recommend this issue and series

Something is Killing the Children #5

By: James Tynion IV, Werther Dell'edera
Released: Jan 29, 2020

The time for investigation is over. The hunt begins, as Erica Slaughter brings her namesake to the monsters of Archer's Peak.

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Rauld added The Kill Lock to their pull list Jan 22, 2020

The Kill Lock

Each found guilty of an irredeemable crime, four robots find themselves banished from their home world and bound together by the Kill Lock-a programming link that means if one of them dies, they all will. Now a soldier, an addict, a murderer, and a child find themselves forced to protect each other while in search of a cure to survive.

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Rauld added Folklords to their pull list Jan 21, 2020

Folklords

* From Narnia to Harry Potter, we've seen our hero leave the real world for a fantasy world-but in Ansel's world of monsters and magic he's haunted by visions of our world with tailored suits and modern technology!
* Ansel embarks on his Quest to find the mysterious Folklords, hoping they can explain his visions...but looking for the Folklords ...

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Rauld added The Butcher of Paris to their pull list Jan 21, 2020

The Butcher of Paris

In 1944, as Swastikas flew over Paris, one of the most notorious and prolific serial killers in history turned the occupied city into his personal hunting ground.

Under the guise of opportunity and freedom, a killer preys on those desperate to flee . . . until a gruesome discovery alerts the police. In a city on the brink of war, the hunt...

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Rauld added SFSX (Safe Sex) to their pull list Jan 21, 2020

SFSX (Safe Sex)

SERIES PREMIERE

Notorious kink writer TINA HORN teams up with artist MICHAEL DOWLING (Unfollow, Death Sentence) for SFSX, a social thriller about sex, love, and torture that reads like SEX CRIMINALS in Gilead crossed with Oceans 8-with a SUNSTONE twist!

In a draconian America where sexuality is bureaucratized and policed, a group...

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Rauld added Red Mother to their pull list Jan 21, 2020

Red Mother

* Jeremy Haun returns to his The Beauty roots as he teams with Danny Luckert, hot off Regression, for a new psychological horror series.  
* After losing her eye and the man she loves in a brutal mugging, Daisy McDonough is left trying to put the pieces of her life back together. Just when she begins to think she can heal- move on, sh...

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Rauld added Valkyrie: Jane Foster to their pull list Jan 21, 2020

Valkyrie: Jane Foster

JANE FOSTER STARS IN AN ALL-NEW NEW ONGOING SERIES! A new hero emerges straight from the pages of THE WAR OF THE REALMS! For years, you knew her as Dr. Jane Foster, one of Thor's most steadfast companions. Then you knew her as Thor, the Goddess of Thunder, who took up the mantle when no other hero - god or human - was worthy. Now Jane takes on a ne...

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Rauld added Something is Killing the Children to their pull list Jan 21, 2020

Something is Killing the Children

* GLAAD Award-winning writer James Tynion IV (Memetic, Batman: Detective Comics) teams with artist Werther Dell'Edera (Briggs Land) for an all-new limited series about staring into the abyss to find your worst fears staring back.
* When the children of Archer's Peak begin to go missing, everything seems hopeless. Most children never return, but...

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Rauld added Undiscovered Country to their pull list Jan 21, 2020

Undiscovered Country

SERIES PREMIERE! This November, New York Times bestselling writers SCOTT SNYDER (WYTCHES, A.D.: AFTER DEATH) and CHARLES SOULE (CURSE WORDS, the forthcoming novel Anyone) will team up with artists GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI (The Amazing Spider-Man, Darth Vader, Hellblazer) and DANIELE ORLANDINI (Darth Vader) and 2019 Eisner Award-winning colorist MATT WILS...

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Rauld added Killadelphia to their pull list Jan 21, 2020

Killadelphia

SERIES PREMIERE! "SINS OF THE FATHER," Part One-Featuring the show-stopping talents of SPAWN series artist JASON SHAWN ALEXANDER and the writer behind such hit shows as Wutang: An American Saga, Marvel's Runaways, and Starz's American Gods-RODNEY BARNES.
When a small-town beat cop comes home to bury his murdered father-the revered Philadelphia ...

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Rauld added Joker: Killer Smile to their pull list Jan 21, 2020

Joker: Killer Smile

Everyone knows The Joker doesn't have the most promising history with psychotherapists. In fact, no one's even been able to diagnose him. But that doesn't matter to the confident, world-beating Dr. Ben Arnell; he's going to be the one to unravel this unknowable mind. There's no way The Joker could ever get through the therapeutic walls Ben has buil...

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Rauld added Family Tree to their pull list Jan 21, 2020

Family Tree

SERIES PREMIERE! When an eight-year-old girl literally begins to transform into a tree, her single mom, troubled brother, and possibly insane grandfather embark on a bizarre and heart-wrenching odyssey across the back roads of America in a desperate search for a way to cure her horrifying transformation before it's too late.
But the farther th...

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Rauld added Once & Future to their pull list Jan 21, 2020

Once & Future

     * When a group of Nationalists use an ancient artifact to bring a villain from Arthurian myth back from the dead to gain power, ex-monster hunter Bridgette McGuire escapes her retirement home and pulls her unsuspecting grandson Duncan, a museum curator, into a world of magic and mysticism to defeat a legendary threat.
* Bestselling wr...

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Rauld added Basketful of Heads to their pull list Jan 21, 2020

Basketful of Heads

The rain lashes the grassy dunes of Brody Island, and seagulls scream above the bay. A slender figure in a raincoat carries a large wicker basket, which looks like it might be full of melons... covered by a bloodstained scrap of the American flag.
This is the story of June Branch, a young woman trapped with four cunning criminals who have snat...

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Rauld added The Dollhouse Family to their pull list Jan 21, 2020

The Dollhouse Family

On Alice's sixth birthday, her dying great-aunt sent her the birthday gift she didn't know she always wanted: a big, beautiful 19th-century dollhouse, complete with a family of antique dolls. In no time at all, the dollhouse isn't just Alice's favorite toy...it's her whole world. And soon, young Alice learns she can enter the house to visit a new g...

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Rauld added The Plot to their pull list Jan 21, 2020

The Plot

In order to receive... First you must give. When Chase Blaine's estranged brother and sister-in-law are murdered, he becomes guardian to McKenzie and Zach, the niece and nephew he hardly knows. Seeking stability for the children, Chase moves his newly formed family to his ancestral home in Cape Augusta... which overlooks a deep, black bogland teemi...

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Rauld added Skulldigger and Skeleton Boy to their pull list Jan 21, 2020

Skulldigger and Skeleton Boy

Spiral City finds itself trapped in a vicious cycle of crime, corruption, and violence. With the heart of the city at stake, a vigilante rises in Skulldigger. However, when the nefarious Grimjim escapes from prison, will Skulldigger and his ward, Skeleton Boy, be enough to save Spiral City?

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