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8.0

Wasnt as satisfied as id liked by the ending. Confused by some of the art chaos as well but overall an epic comic series.

Jupiter's Legacy: Vol. 2 #5

By: Mark Millar, Frank Quitely
Released: Jul 5, 2017

MINISERIES CONCLUSION
The series climax of epic superhero saga JUPITER'S LEGACY, VOL. 2 has arrived! War is still raging between the super-villains and heroes to see who will control the world's superpowers. Brandon and Chloe have a long-standing score to settle-in the end, will blood prove thicker than water?

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9.0

Jupiter's Legacy: Vol. 2 #4

By: Mark Millar, Frank Quitely
Released: Oct 12, 2016

Archenemies come out of hiding to settle old scores in this action-packed battle of good versus evil. After suffering intense humiliation, Walter is out for blood. He will stop at nothing until the trouble-making superheroes are dead and Skyfox's bloodline is completely wiped out.

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10

Jupiter's Legacy: Vol. 2 #3

By: Mark Millar, Frank Quitely
Released: Aug 31, 2016

The world's greatest superhuman is back. Hutch and the gang have tracked him down to a secret hide-out in northern Russia where the ageing super-villain has become a bitter loner. With Walter Sampson's league of super-villains taking over the planet, can a world crisis haul this legend out of retirement, or must the gang face the bad guys alone?

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10

Great follow up to the first volume

Jupiter's Legacy: Vol. 2 #2

By: Mark Millar, Frank Quitely
Released: Jul 27, 2016

Our superheroes face off with psychic Japanese villain Raikou, battling through different levels of consciousness to assume her powers and recruit Repro for their team. While the villains seize cities and begin their stranglehold on the global economy, will faces from the past distract our heroes from their goal?

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9.5

Jupiter's Legacy: Vol. 2 #1

By: Mark Millar, Frank Quitely
Released: Jun 29, 2016

IT'S HERE! The sequel to industry sales-beast JUPITER'S LEGACY is back and it boasts monthly FRANK QUITELY! Superhero offspring Hutch and Chloe have come out of hiding with son Jason to assemble a team of super-crooks from around the globe.

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Alloy Press reviewed Jupiter's Legacy #5 Jan 12, 2022
10

Incredible how such a cool antagonist was made in only one issue. Loved every bit of this and found the art to be some of the best ive seen in comics

Jupiter's Legacy #5

By: Mark Millar, Frank Quitely
Released: Jan 14, 2015

Meet BARNABAS WOLFE-a former supervillain with Sherlock Holmesian instincts who hunts heroes for the U.S. government. While Brandon and Uncle Walter struggle with their utopian vision for America, Chloe and family live under the radar in Australia. But their peaceful lives are about to explode when the authorities find suspicious super-activity dow...

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Alloy Press reviewed Jupiter's Legacy #4 Jan 12, 2022
9.0

This comic is one of the only indie super hero tales ive enjoyed

Jupiter's Legacy #4

By: Mark Millar, Frank Quitely
Released: Mar 5, 2014

Brandon and his Uncle Walter have instigated the superhero revolution, but there are those who would still stand against them. On the other side of the world, Chloe and Hutch are hiding with their enormous secret and hoping to evade the man charged with hunting renegade superhumans.

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Alloy Press reviewed Jupiter's Legacy #3 Jan 6, 2022
10

What more could you really ask for? Jaw dropping moments matched by incredible art. This is the issue that makes the series thus far for me!

Jupiter's Legacy #3

By: Mark Millar, Frank Quitely
Released: Sep 25, 2013

The heroes conspire to overthrow The Utopian, discontent rumbling in the bars and the clubs where the superheroes get wasted and complain how much he's been holding them all back with his old-fashioned ideas of power and responsibility. There's a new world out there if they will only grasp it. But what is his daughter's secret and how will it chang...

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Alloy Press reviewed Jupiter's Legacy #2 Jan 5, 2022
9.0

I liked this better than the first issue..again with that incredible art and cinematic moments in the panels. Great stuff especially considering there was zero action really other than a scream

Jupiter's Legacy #2

By: Mark Millar, Frank Quitely
Released: Jun 26, 2013

PART TWO
The comic book event of 2013 continues as the schism between the superheroes widens and a plot to unseat the greatest hero of them all emerges. Celebrate the 75th anniversary of Superman this month by buying this frankly much-more interesting book by superstar creators MARK MILLAR and FRANK QUITELY.

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Alloy Press reviewed Jupiter's Legacy #1 Jan 5, 2022
9.0

This is tough because its a re read for me and the second playthrough didnt have that OMG the first read did years ago. The art is Incredible and you cant beat the way mind control was portrayed here. Still a solid issue in a beautiful universe

Jupiter's Legacy #1

By: Mark Millar, Frank Quitely
Released: Apr 24, 2013

The comic-book event of 2013 finally arrives as superstar creators MARK MILLAR and FRANK QUITELY give us the superhero epic that all future comics will be measured by. The world's greatest heroes have grown old and their legacy is a poisonous one to the children who will never live up to their remarkable parents. Unmissable.

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Alloy Press reviewed Thor #14 Nov 19, 2021
9.0

I loved this Arc. As someone who didnt know much about Dr. Blake I loved this Arc and really like this style of storytelling for Thor. For so long hes had a single voice this version of him feels new in the good way.

Thor #14

By: Donny Cates, Nic Klein
Released: Apr 14, 2021

THE FINALE OF "PREY" - AND THE FIGHT OF THOR'S LIFE!
All-Father Thor breaks out of his prison! But Donald Blake has amassed more power than the King of Asgard can know. One thing is certain: When the hammer comes down, only one man will remain standing. Big action and big stakes are the Donny Cates and Nic Klein special - but you've never seen ...

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Alloy Press reviewed Thor #13 Nov 19, 2021
8.0

Visually the best Thor in Years. The not so nordic version of Thor is refreshing as hell

Thor #13

By: Donny Cates, Nic Klein
Released: Mar 17, 2021

"PREY" PART FIVE OF SIX!
A vengeful Donald Blake, Thor's enchanted ax, Jarnbjorn, and the World Tree - not a good combination! With Thor still nowhere to be found, Blake is about to finish what he started: the end of Asgard! Meanwhile, Valkyrie manages to track down the long-absent Odin, but he is not the same All-Father he once was. Can Odin ...

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Alloy Press reviewed Thor #12 Nov 19, 2021
8.0

Epic fights. A refreshingly evil villian. A little wordy.

Thor #12

By: Donny Cates, Nic Klein
Released: Feb 17, 2021

DOCTORS FOSTER & BLAKE, READY YOUR SCALPELS!
Once upon a time, Jane Foster and Donald Blake were more than friends. With Blake at her side, Jane could've shared the very throne of Asgard. Now...they are about to become the bitterest of enemies. And if Valkyrie falls, she'll have lost more than a crown. All of the Ten Realms are at stake - not t...

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Alloy Press reviewed Venom #1 Nov 18, 2021
7.5

Im excited for whats to come. I like the creepy elements of this and the ending and where we are headed excites me. I felt the issue under cut certain moments that made this a tad lack luster where there could have been bigger moments. Love the art! Still a great start

Venom #1

By: Al Ewing, Bryan Hitch
Released: Nov 10, 2021

AN EPIC NEW ERA FOR THE SINISTER SYMBIOTE STARTS HERE! Hot off the heels of VENOM #200 and EXTREME CARNAGE, we’re closing out 2021 with one of the most ambitious books in symbiote history – an all-new VENOM from some of comics’ greatest talents! Marvel mainstay AL EWING, who himself has just ended a character-redefining run on IMMORTAL HULK, ...

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Alloy Press reviewed Thor #11 Oct 20, 2021
9.5

Incredible!! What an ending! Kind of cliff hanger good comics deliver

Thor #11

By: Donny Cates, Nic Klein
Released: Jan 6, 2021

IT'S A SUNNY DAY IN HEL!
But the God of Thunder is about to bring down a bloody rain! Trapped in a suburban horror show, THOR faces down an old foe. But something far worse than the Midgard Serpent is sinking its fangs into Thor's world...for DONALD BLAKE now roams the TEN REALMS with naught but death on the brain!

Rated T+

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Alloy Press reviewed Thor #10 Oct 20, 2021
9.0

Amazing art and a story worthy of Thor

Thor #10

By: Donny Cates, Nic Klein
Released: Dec 2, 2020

THE DARK PRISON OF DONALD BLAKE!
For years Doctor Donald Blake has wandered a land far from Midgard, the place he once thought home. Now he has returned to the Ten Realms - but it is not the place it was, nor he the man who once shared a body with a god. New terrors await in what is perhaps Donny Cates' darkest story yet!
Rated T+

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Alloy Press reviewed Thor #9 Sep 28, 2021
9.0

Incredible start to a new arc. Did not expect to get so pulled in with just one issue but damn this is gonna be a fun arc!

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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Alloy Press reviewed Thor #8 Sep 28, 2021
8.0

Love me a two issue arc. This one worked well.

Thor #8

By: Donny Cates, Aaron Kuder
Released: Oct 7, 2020

YOU  GET A MJOLNIR, AND YOU  GET A MJOLNIR, AND...
Everyone gets a hammer! That's right - come on down to Broxton, Oklahoma, and pick up Mjolnir for yourself! The famed hammer of the Thunder God is free for the taking...no worthiness required???
Rated T+

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Alloy Press reviewed Thor #7 Sep 28, 2021
7.5

Fun punchy little issue. Nothing crazy good nothing bad. I do like where we are headed with Thor. Cates is always good.

Thor #7

By: Donny Cates, Aaron Kuder
Released: Sep 16, 2020

SOMETHING IS WRONG WITH MJOLNIR... And this is a poor time for the All-Father of Asgard to lose his primary weapon. The Golden City is in chaos after Galactus' ill-timed visit, and there are new threats on the horizon. Thor needs his hammer now more than ever...and yet the Uru grows heavier with every passing day. What will it take for the God of T...

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Alloy Press reviewed Daredevil #8 Sep 27, 2021
9.5

How can a comic with art this bad be so good!? The writing was incredible here and the incorporation of legal marijuana I just loved everything this issue had to say and how they said it

Daredevil #8

By: Chip Zdarsky, Lalit Kumar Sharma
Released: Jul 17, 2019

With Daredevil still missing, his shadow looms large over Hell's Kitchen...and ordinary citizens are starting to feel his absence. Detective Cole North may think he's stopped Daredevil, but there are bigger problems coming his way!
Rated T+

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Alloy Press reviewed Iron Man #12 Sep 27, 2021
7.0

Good but nothing great. This story is starting to feel very basic and while I enjoyed the art I found the writing to be kind of corny. Something seems off about Tony and while I'm hoping its part of the story I can't help but wonder if its bad writing especially when you have those corny music lyrics in the story, it was just so heavy handed and corny.

Iron Man #12

By: Christopher Cantwell, Angel Unzueta
Released: Sep 15, 2021

Iron Man is a long way from Earth. He now stands on the decks of Galactus' worldship, Taa II, in deep space, and though he doesn't have to face the World-Eater himself this time around, he certainly has to deal with the ship's most brutal and lethal defenses. If he manages to survive those, it's only a matter of moments before Tony Stark will have ...

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Alloy Press reviewed Immortal Hulk #49 Sep 20, 2021
7.5

I hope the finale isn’t told in this manner. Personally hated it and found it to be disengaging. This is completely personal taste but I couldn’t get into this one at all!

Immortal Hulk #49

By: Al Ewing, Joe Bennett
Released: Aug 4, 2021

• This is the gate into the city of suffering. To the hurt that never ends. This gate is for the lost.
•  The gate is a thing of divine power - a thing of forever. But even for the strongest one there is, it bears the warning:
•  ABANDON HOPE, ALL YE WHO ENTER HERE.
Rated T+

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Alloy Press reviewed Immortal Hulk #48 Sep 20, 2021
8.0

For me this was one of the weaker issues just because it didn’t pack the same punch most issues do but that’s not to say I didn’t enjoy the issue.

Immortal Hulk #48

By: Al Ewing, Joe Bennett
Released: Jul 7, 2021

COUNTDOWN TO THE END...
•  Questioning himself after his recent confrontations, the Hulk turns to the one person who always understood him - only too well.
•  It's time for truths to be told. But will it be Betty Banner who tells them...
•  ...or will the Hulk face the gaze of the RED HARPY?<...

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Alloy Press reviewed Daredevil #7 Aug 15, 2021
8.5

Damn..You know you are a good writer when art like this is no distraction. Some great moments here and overall this whole comic has a very cinematic feel. Top grade stuff

Daredevil #7

By: Chip Zdarsky, Lalit Kumar Sharma
Released: Jun 19, 2019

• In the aftermath of Chip Zdarsky's explosive first arc of DAREDEVIL, the ground of Hell's Kitchen has shifted and Matthew Murdock has emerged a changed man...but for better or worse?
•  Don't miss the second installment of this new arc: "No Devils, Only God"!
Rated T+

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Alloy Press reviewed Daredevil #6 Aug 14, 2021
8.0

The art isn't bad but what the hell kind of choice was that for this story? Totally took me away for a second but luckily the story remains golden. Kind of felt Matt picked himself up pretty quick but I guess he's used to this kind of life.

Daredevil #6

By: Chip Zdarsky, Lalit Kumar Sharma
Released: May 29, 2019

Daredevil has disappeared from Hell's Kitchen - and in his absence the real devils are just starting to come out to play...
Rated T+

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Alloy Press reviewed Daredevil #5 Aug 14, 2021
9.0

What a wrap up to one of the better Comics out there. Marvel has had some real homeruns with Immortal Hulk,Venom,Thor and now this beauty.

Daredevil #5

By: Chip Zdarsky, Marco Checchetto
Released: May 15, 2019

• Accused of murder, Daredevil has been on the run trying to prove his innocence. But even he can't outrun judgment forever.
•  Don't miss the explosive finale of Chip Zdarsky's first arc of DAREDEVIL!
Rated T+

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Alloy Press reviewed Daredevil #4 Aug 11, 2021
8.0

Really well written characters. The way Punisher was drawn especially when fully covered in shadow was really cool. I loved what he had to say and found myself rooting for him. Loved this ending about as much as the last this is a great comic book though a bit dialogue heavy at times for my personal tastes. I think it would be nice to have maybe the cop characters moments be a bit more silent...al more

Daredevil #4

By: Chip Zdarsky, Marco Checchetto
Released: Apr 17, 2019

KNOW FEAR - PART 4
Rated T+

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Alloy Press reviewed Daredevil #3 Aug 11, 2021
9.5

We are only three issues in and so much has happened the pacing from Chip is incredible the dude really does break down his stories well. I agree with others this issue played out like a film and I loved that. Im also a huge Punisher fan so this issue had it all for me.

Daredevil #3

By: Chip Zdarsky, Marco Checchetto
Released: Mar 27, 2019

Rated T+

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Alloy Press reviewed Daredevil #2 Aug 11, 2021
8.5

Great issue. Ending was fantastic but honestly so was the whole read. Very engaged at this point.

Daredevil #2

By: Chip Zdarsky, Marco Checchetto
Released: Feb 27, 2019

CLASSIFIED
Rated T+

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Alloy Press reviewed Daredevil #1 Aug 11, 2021
8.0

This issue has drive and while slow at times overall this comic has more good in it than it does bad. I felt myself engrossed by the characters and excited for more which is always a good thing but also found Matt to be the least interesting part of this particular issue and I would have to say thats mostly because of the script he's got. Damn if the art didn't make up for all of that.

Daredevil #1

By: Chip Zdarsky, Marco Checchetto
Released: Feb 6, 2019

CLASSIFIED
Rated T+

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