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Rakefire added Commanders In Crisis to their pull list Oct 14, 2020

Commanders In Crisis

The last survivors of the Multiverse live among us under new, superheroic identities, five survivors of doomed worlds...taking a second chance to ensure our world lives on. A new twist on strange superhero comics, with a bleeding-edge eye on the modern moment, COMMANDERS IN CRISIS follows in the footsteps of Doom Patrol and Thunderbolts as five une...

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Double Down reviewed Batman: Three Jokers #2 Oct 2, 2020
3.0

Still Boring.

Story: 2/10
Art: 6/10
Overall: 3/10

Story: I'm going to give this the exact same score as last time, because... I don't know what else to do!

I read the issue, okay, interesting enough, sort of... but nothing really happens.
This would be great if I knew this was going to play out for 10 or 12 issues, but isn't this only 3 issues long? more

Batman: Three Jokers #2

By: Geoff Johns, Jason Fabok
Released: Sep 30, 2020

As Batman and Batgirl follow an unexpected thread linking the three Jokers with someone from the Dark Knight’s past, Red Hood dives headfirst into trouble and finds himself struggling to stay afloat without the aid of his allies.
Batman: Three Jokers continues its trajectory as the ultimate examination of The Joker and his never-ending con...

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Double Down - Oct 4, 2020

What else do I want to happen? Typically with a 3 book arc like these I expect more activity, plot development in shorter points. A good series I love to reference is Batman Year One by FM. This story arc is paced more as a 12 parter

Mikeland - Oct 13, 2020

Agreed, this was my feeling too. John's is still writing at doomsday clock pace, but this only has 1/4 of the issues.

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TP reviewed Batman: The Joker War Zone #1 Sep 29, 2020
1.0

My review is only about the Ashes Of Eden story by Sam Johns and Laura Braga. A horrible story that erases all character progress of Poison Ivy and pretty much turns her into a Nazi planning to murder the entire Gotham City as a response to her garden getting burned. Laura Bragas art is buried underneath 90s edginess and what pretty much is a copy paste of Carnage USA only with Ivy in the place of more

Batman: The Joker War Zone #1

By: Sam Johns, Laura Braga
Released: Sep 30, 2020

Gotham City is a battleground as The Joker takes over the Wayne fortune and wages a street war against the Dark Knight and his allies! Enter the "war zone" with short stories featuring characters like Cassandra Cain, Stephanie Brown, and Luke Fox and see how they're fighting back in a city under siege! Also, the brutal full debut of the mysterious ...

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BitchWitcher - Sep 29, 2020

That's not really how reviewing a 5-story comic works, but okay

Rakefire rated Wynd #1 Oct 4, 2020
8.5

Wynd #1

By: James Tynion IV, Michael Dialynas
Released: Jun 17, 2020

For fans of Once & Future, Isola and Middlewest, the award-winning team of James Tynion IV (Batman, Something is Killing the Children) and Michael Dialynas (The Woods, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) reunite for the new must-read series that shocked the comic industry!
Magical heritage is pu...

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Rakefire rated Wynd #2 Oct 4, 2020
9.0

Wynd #2

By: James Tynion IV, Michael Dialynas
Released: Jul 22, 2020

The Bandaged Man has returned to Pipetown to find any remaining magic and will eliminate it - or them - with extreme prejudice. But can Wynd, with the help of Oakley, find a way to cure himself of his magical heritage - or has he put himself in even more danger than he ever imagined?

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Rakefire added Shang-Chi (2020) to their pull list Oct 4, 2020

Shang-Chi (2020)

THE MASTER RETURNS! An ancient and evil secret society has stayed in hiding since the death of their leader, Zheng Zhu. But now his successor has been chosen to shift the balance of power in the world...Zheng Zhu's son, Shang-Chi! Witness the Marvel Universe's greatest fighter return to a world of death and destruction he thought he left behind lon...

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SoosX rated Batman: Three Jokers #2 Sep 29, 2020
6.0

Batman: Three Jokers #2

By: Geoff Johns, Jason Fabok
Released: Sep 30, 2020

As Batman and Batgirl follow an unexpected thread linking the three Jokers with someone from the Dark Knight’s past, Red Hood dives headfirst into trouble and finds himself struggling to stay afloat without the aid of his allies.
Batman: Three Jokers continues its trajectory as the ultimate examination of The Joker and his never-ending con...

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Bat-ears99 rated Batman: Three Jokers #2 Sep 29, 2020
7.0

Batman: Three Jokers #2

By: Geoff Johns, Jason Fabok
Released: Sep 30, 2020

As Batman and Batgirl follow an unexpected thread linking the three Jokers with someone from the Dark Knight’s past, Red Hood dives headfirst into trouble and finds himself struggling to stay afloat without the aid of his allies.
Batman: Three Jokers continues its trajectory as the ultimate examination of The Joker and his never-ending con...

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Rakefire reviewed Batman: Three Jokers #2 Sep 29, 2020
4.0

In love with the smell of its own farts.

Batman: Three Jokers #2

By: Geoff Johns, Jason Fabok
Released: Sep 30, 2020

As Batman and Batgirl follow an unexpected thread linking the three Jokers with someone from the Dark Knight’s past, Red Hood dives headfirst into trouble and finds himself struggling to stay afloat without the aid of his allies.
Batman: Three Jokers continues its trajectory as the ultimate examination of The Joker and his never-ending con...

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Rakefire - Sep 29, 2020

You mean fart-tastic, I think

VicSav - Sep 29, 2020

It’s okay to have wrong opinions Rakefire.

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allenquanobi reviewed Batman: Three Jokers #2 Sep 29, 2020
7.5

Hmm this was just fine. I didn't like it as much as the first issue. This issue was semi-predictable. Exploring the idea of Jason becoming the next Joker was an idea that's been floated around even since before this series was a thing. The mystery surrounding the three Jokers also took a backseat, which I didn't like. I went into this series expecting some kind of explanation or what is going more

Batman: Three Jokers #2

By: Geoff Johns, Jason Fabok
Released: Sep 30, 2020

As Batman and Batgirl follow an unexpected thread linking the three Jokers with someone from the Dark Knight’s past, Red Hood dives headfirst into trouble and finds himself struggling to stay afloat without the aid of his allies.
Batman: Three Jokers continues its trajectory as the ultimate examination of The Joker and his never-ending con...

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7.5

An Unkindness of Ravens #1

By: Dan Panosian, Marianna Ignazzi
Released: Sep 23, 2020

* Not all the witches burned during the Salem Witch Trials - and the ones that survived did so together. Now, generations later, their descendants protect the ancient secrets entrusted to them. They call themselves the Ravens.
* Wilma is the new girl in school, and she plans to go completely unnoticed - except that she bears an eerie resemblanc...

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Rakefire added An Unkindness of Ravens to their pull list Sep 26, 2020

An Unkindness of Ravens

* Not all the witches burned during the Salem Witch Trials - and the ones that survived did so together. Now, generations later, their descendants protect the ancient secrets entrusted to them. They call themselves the Ravens.
* Wilma is the new girl in school, and she plans to go completely unnoticed - except that she bears an eerie resemblanc...

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Rakefire rated Black Widow #1 Sep 26, 2020
7.0

Black Widow #1

By: Kelly Thompson, Elena Casagrande
Released: Sep 2, 2020

Best-selling, Eisner-nominated writer Kelly Thompson (CAPTAIN MARVEL, STAR) and rising star artist Elena Casagrande (Catwoman) launch a new BLACK WIDOW series that changes everything! Natasha Romanoff has been a spy almost as long as she's been alive. And she's never stopped running, whether she was working for the good guys...or the bad. But Natas...

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Rakefire rated Wonder Woman #762 Sep 26, 2020
6.5

Wonder Woman #762

By: Mariko Tamaki, Carlo Barberi
Released: Sep 9, 2020

NEW VILLAIN ALERT: LIAR LIAR DEBUTS!
Random acts of violence are breaking out all over the Earth, and Wonder Woman is closing in on the source. The problem? It looks like a new ally is to blame for the widespread pandemonium. Check out the debut of the deadly new villain Liar Liar in this issue, plus the shocking connection between this new...

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8.0

Vampire: The Masquerade #2

By: Tim Seeley, Dev Pramanik
Released: Sep 16, 2020

Cecily Bain takes fledgling vampire Ali on a twisted tour of the night life of the Twin Cities. But those lessons can't prepare her for the assignment she has to complete by dawn: her first feeding!

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Rakefire added Wonder Woman (2016) to their pull list Sep 4, 2020

Wonder Woman (2016)

"THE LIES" chapter one
Why has the lasso of truth stopped working for the Amazon Princess? Start down the rabbit hole as dark secrets from Wonder Woman's past unravel her present!
THEY SAID IT: "Drawing Wonder Woman isn't just drawing a comic, it's drawing an icon-the most famous and recognizable female superhero in the world," exclaims art...

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Rakefire added Decorum to their pull list Sep 2, 2020

Decorum

SERIES PREMIERE! There are many assassins in the known universe. This is the story of the most well-mannered one. "Manners are a sensitive awareness of the feelings of others. If you have that awareness, you have good manners, no matter what knife you use."

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Rakefire added The Department of Truth to their pull list Sep 2, 2020

The Department of Truth

SERIES PREMIERE! Cole Turner has studied conspiracy theories all his life, but he isn't prepared for what happens when he discovers that all of them are true, from the JFK assassination to flat Earth theory and reptilian shapeshifters. One organization has been covering them up for generations. What is the deep, dark secret behind the Department of...

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Double Down reviewed Batman: Three Jokers #1 Aug 26, 2020
3.0

Boring.

Story: 2/10
Art: 6/10
Overall: 3/10

Story: Great, we got the concept a year ago, so the hype wasn't helping this book.
First of all, with Bruce filled with so many scars, maybe he should stop fighting crime in thin cotton material. We wasted another full page on his parents' death... and we got to 10 pages before getting anywhere.
Now that we know 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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Darkseid24 - Aug 26, 2020

I agree except with the art, which is actually a waste for this story.

Double Down - Aug 27, 2020

Thanks for the comments guys. It’s always nice to get feedback and know people are reading. I knew the comments on the art would annoy people, and I wanted to make sure I mentioned that it was subjective before I laid into it. I do realize it is a homage and that Fabok gave it his all. I just see a perfect storm where him trying to over achieve did nothing but fussy up his style. Restrictions spark creativity. I feel here that Fabok had too much time

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Darkseid24 reviewed Batman: Three Jokers #1 Aug 25, 2020
6.0

Never liked the idea of 3 Jokers, but the art is really great. It’s the best thing about this comic. However as for the story I can’t see Barbara ever acting like that& I doubt Batman would leave Jason alone with Joker. It all depends on how the story will go, if the Jokers are the real Joker from 3 different earths or just all from 1 earth, then Joker as a character is ruined. If it turns out 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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myconius - Aug 26, 2020

@VicSav but you are the edgiest. ^_^ ^_^ ^_^

Darkseid24 - Aug 26, 2020

Lol

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MKW69 reviewed Batman: Three Jokers #1 Aug 25, 2020
3.0

Nothing new or interesting. This shoulld be done years ago.

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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myconius - Aug 26, 2020

@Darkseid24 - oh. how i've missed the triggered little babies on this site. 😂😂😂

Darkseid24 - Aug 26, 2020

@myconius Haha yeah 😂

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AsgersWeb reviewed Batman: Three Jokers #1 Aug 25, 2020
8.0

Another Black Label book that's just a harder PG-13. The book is good, but it's not good enough to justify the four year build up. The book isn't really about Bruce. Batman has nothing to do in this story even tho his name is on the book. He reacts to everything, an arc has sort of been set up. You may argue that the Killing Joke had no arc for Bruce, it actually did but even if it didn't that boo 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...

Rakefire dropped No Heroine from their pull list Aug 25, 2020

No Heroine

Drugs. Vampires. Punk rock. Clawing her way to her 90th day sober, Kayla sets out to find her missing friend, Sid - the one person she knows can keep her on the straight-andnarrow. The only problem? The gang of heroine-dealing vampires that have him. From the writer of 2019's breakout indie hit Dead End Kids comes a story of a young woman's recover...

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Rakefire reviewed Batman: Three Jokers #1 Aug 25, 2020
4.0

A comic that is 2006 in all the worst ways. No imagination or resonance on display here, just the fan-baiting mystery box crap. Great art, though!

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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VicSav - Aug 25, 2020

😂 this dummy expects everything to happen in one issue.

Rakefire added Strange Adventures (2020) to their pull list Aug 24, 2020

Strange Adventures (2020)

After winning five Eisner Awards and topping year-end "best of lists," the comic book of 2019 was Mister Miracle. The comic book of 2020 will be Strange Adventures.
The Mister Miracle team of writer Tom King and artist Mitch Gerads are joined by fan-favorite artist Evan "Doc" Shaner to bring you an epic tale in the tradition of Watchmen, The D...

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Rakefire added No Heroine to their pull list Aug 24, 2020

No Heroine

Drugs. Vampires. Punk rock. Clawing her way to her 90th day sober, Kayla sets out to find her missing friend, Sid - the one person she knows can keep her on the straight-andnarrow. The only problem? The gang of heroine-dealing vampires that have him. From the writer of 2019's breakout indie hit Dead End Kids comes a story of a young woman's recover...

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Rakefire added Usagi Yojimbo: Color Classics to their pull list Aug 24, 2020

Usagi Yojimbo: Color Classics

This series collects the original early issues of the acclaimed long-running series, NOW IN FULL COLOR! Every issue will also feature new behind-the-scenes material and art.

Whether you're a long-term Usagi fan or brand new to the adventures of the ronin rabbit, this series will be the perfect addition to your comic library!

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Rakefire added Something is Killing the Children to their pull list Aug 24, 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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Rakefire added Wynd (2020) to their pull list Aug 24, 2020

Wynd (2020)

For fans of Once & Future, Isola and Middlewest, the award-winning team of James Tynion IV (Batman, Something is Killing the Children) and Michael Dialynas (The Woods, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) reunite for the new must-read series that shocked the comic industry!
Magical heritage is pu...

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Rakefire added Vampire: The Masquerade to their pull list Aug 24, 2020

Vampire: The Masquerade

"From the internationally bestselling World of Darkness universe, Vault brings readers a brand-new VAMPIRE: THE MASQUERADE comic series, WINTER’S TEETH!

When Cecily Baine, a courier for the Twin Cities Camarilla, takes a mysterious young vampire under her wing, she’s dragged into an insidious conspiracy. Will she be able to escap...

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