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ZorEl reviewed Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow #4 Sep 21, 2021
2.0

Just... just when I think Tom King has started to get it. Just when I think he has read up a bit on the character and I will be happy to finally give this book the score that the art deserves, he burns it all down again in the blink of two pages.

There it is again - the out of character cursing... the care-not attitude that is the opposite of everything the character has stood for. Des more

Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow #4

By: Tom King, Bilquis Evely
Released: Sep 22, 2021

Supergirl sets her sights on the Brigands, a group of dastardly nomads hell-bent on slaughtering all they come across. Nowshe must follow their path of destruction to find the fugitive they've been hiding who set her on this intergalactic journey in the first place!

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10

O m g

This is so good.

I love the previous MotU comic iterations but this is on another level.

Masters of the Universe: Revelation #3

By: Kevin Smith, Mindy Lee
Released: Sep 8, 2021

Following the vicious Orlax attack on King Randor, He-Man learns the creature is linked to the origin of the sword of power and also to his nemesis Skeletor who is hellbent on deciphering the secret of Grayskull. Meanwhile we learn the true origin of Evil-Lyn and how she came to be under the evil and powerful Skeletor.

o The official prequ...

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ZorEl reviewed Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow #3 Aug 17, 2021
3.0

This quality of the art is almost unseen in comics. These colorful landscapes remind me of Nicola Bayley's haunting art in The Tyger Voyage from my childhood. 10+ for the art.

Then in comes Tom Kings horrid Supergirl take and ruins the whole read. Of course, this isn't a Supergirl book despite what the title would have you believe. It's a Ruthye book where "Supergirl", and I put that in more

Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow #3

By: Tom King, Bilquis Evely
Released: Aug 18, 2021

Supergirl’s journey across the cosmos continues! Her hunt to bring the killer Krem to justice brings her and the young alien in her care to a small planet, where they discover that there are still some very small minds, even on the outer edges of the galaxy. The cold welcome the locals give the Woman of Steel makes her suspicious enough to go loo...

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Batman Jones - Aug 19, 2021

It’s not really King’s take on Supergirl. If it were, it would be in first person. This is King’s take on Ruthye’s take on Supergirl. I’m not saying you’re wrong about anything you wrote, art is subjective. But I wonder if the concept of the unreliable narrator might make it a more enjoyable read for you.

TSMack - Aug 19, 2021

We're basically reading Ruthye's autobiography written when she is an older woman.

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Masters of the Universe: Revelation #2

By: Kevin Smith, Mindy Lee
Released: Aug 11, 2021

This is the official comic book prequel to the upcoming Netflix television show written by Executive Producers Kevin Smith and Rob David and episode writer Tim Sheridan and featuring art by Mindy Lee (Crimson Lotus).

Following the vicious Orlax attack on King Randor, He-Man learns the creature is linked to the origin of the sword of power ...

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ZorEl added Masters of the Universe: Revelation to their pull list Aug 11, 2021

Masters of the Universe: Revelation

This is the official comic book prequel to the upcoming Netflix television show written by Executive Producers Kevin Smith and Rob David and episode writer Tim Sheridan and featuring art by Mindy Lee (Crimson Lotus).
Following a vicious Orlax attack on his father King Randor, He-Man learns the creature is linked to the origin of the sword of po...

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ZorEl rated Action Comics #1033 Aug 5, 2021
9.0

Action Comics #1033

By: Becky Cloonan, Michael Avon Oeming
Released: Jul 28, 2021

Atlantis is under attack! Taking in the Warworld refugees also means taking possession of the deadly Warworld tech they brought with them, and holding that much power makes the undersea kingdom a threat to the rest of the world. Can Superman move fast enough to prevent all-out war? Doing so may mean taking the power into his own hands…Meanwhile, ...

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Cyberpunk 2077: You Have My Word #2

By: Bartosz Sztybor, Jesus Hervas
Released: Aug 4, 2021

With the death of her daughter embroiled in a network of dangerous cyberpunks and a suspicious connection to a major corporation, Teresa returns to a life she had left behind-but Night City's grown larger and darker-to get some answers, she'll need an upgrade . . .

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ZorEl reviewed Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow #2 Jul 20, 2021
1.0

The most beautiful drawn story.

And the worst written Kara Zor-El.

Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow #2

By: Tom King, Bilquis Evely
Released: Jul 21, 2021

After the shocking conclusion of last issue, Supergirl and her new friend Ruthye find themselves stranded with no way to pursue Krem, the murderous kingsagent. Each moment this fugitive roams free, the more beings become dangerously close to dying by his hand. There is no time to lose, so our heroes must now travel across the universe the old-fashi...

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Cyberpunk 2077: You Have My Word #1

By: Bartosz Sztybor, Jesus Hervas
Released: Apr 28, 2021

A new urban development proposal is being pushed through city council-a flagrant infraction on those safeguarded by the Valentinos gang. They enlist the service of three cyberpunks to discreetly and strategically terminate the project, but their subject is more than an ordinary target.

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ZorEl reviewed Cyberpunk 2077: Your Voice OGN Jul 7, 2021
4.5

It's a decent cyberpunk story, but the way it's told makes it a pretty painful read.

Cyberpunk 2077: Your Voice OGN

By: Aleksandra Motyka, Danijel Zezelj
Released: Jun 23, 2021

During a routine shift, a lonely maintenance worker encounters an altercation between a mysterious woman and the Maelstrom gang. As the woman attempts to escape, she hands him a chip. To find her and uncover the data, he sets off on a wild journey through the city's seedy mecca and dangerous wastelands where he meets a sly new client, crazy cyberpu...

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Cyberpunk 2077: Trauma Team #4

By: Cullen Bunn, Miguel Valderrama
Released: Dec 16, 2020

The horde of gang members sees no end as the attempt to extract Apex grows more deadly in a blaze of gunfire and slashing blades. But the mission takes a shocking turn when the prestigious criminal client takes matters into his own hands and Nadia must relive the trauma of the past.

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10

Cyberpunk 2077: Trauma Team #3

By: Cullen Bunn, Miguel Valderrama
Released: Nov 4, 2020

Nadia, an Assistant EMT for a privately owned business known as Trauma Team International, is the sole survivor of a failed rescue mission turned shootout. After she agrees to continue work for an upcoming extraction mission, Nadia discovers that her new extraction subject is Apex-the man who's responsible for Nadia's former team members' deaths. A...

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Cyberpunk 2077: Trauma Team #2

By: Cullen Bunn, Miguel Valderrama
Released: Oct 7, 2020

Nadia's first mission since the massacre of her previous Trauma Team is attempting to save Apex, the man who killed them. To make matters worse, Nadia suffers through guilt, shock, and old memories as her and her team are a hundred floors high in a skyscraper filled with gang members who want to take Apex down.

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Cyberpunk 2077: Trauma Team #1

By: Cullen Bunn, Miguel Valderrama
Released: Sep 9, 2020

Nadia, an assistant EMT for a privately-owned business known as Trauma Team International, is the sole survivor of a failed rescue mission turned shootout. After she agrees to continue work for an upcoming extraction mission, Nadia and her new team find themselves in an even more dangerous and life-threatening situation.

o Featuring the in...

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ZorEl added Cyberpunk 2077 to their pull list Jul 7, 2021

Cyberpunk 2077

Nadia, an assistant EMT for a privately-owned business known as Trauma Team International, is the sole survivor of a failed rescue mission turned shootout. After she agrees to continue work for an upcoming extraction mission, Nadia and her new team find themselves in an even more dangerous and life-threatening situation.

o Featuring the in...

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9.5

Amazing start to this adventure. The art by Mindy Lee feels very much Motu, even with the updated designs.

Out of the gates we have an adventure going. The classic setup that we expect from a Motu story is there, but it also promises to take us deeper down the lore rabbit hole.

There are many characters and concepts in this first issue, and they are leaving many events impli more

Masters of the Universe: Revelation #1

By: Kevin Smith, Mindy Lee
Released: Jul 7, 2021

This is the official comic book prequel to the upcoming Netflix television show written by Executive Producers Kevin Smith and Rob David and episode writer Tim Sheridan and featuring art by Mindy Lee (Crimson Lotus).
Following a vicious Orlax attack on his father King Randor, He-Man learns the creature is linked to the origin of the sword of po...

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ZorEl rated Action Comics #1031 Jul 1, 2021
10

Action Comics #1031

By: Becky Cloonan, Michael Avon Oeming
Released: May 26, 2021

“Warworld Rising” part two! After a war-torn battleship escapes Warworld and makes the perilous journey to Earth, Superman searches for answers about the identities of its mysterious refugees and their apparent link to the planet Krypton. Could there be other Kryptonians in the universe? Meanwhile, Atlantean scientists study the wreckage of the...

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ZorEl rated Action Comics #1032 Jul 1, 2021
9.0

Action Comics #1032

By: Becky Cloonan, Michael Avon Oeming
Released: Jun 23, 2021

“Warworld Rising,” part three! As the Superman family fights to keep the mysterious refugees alive, they find shocking answers about their lost colony. Meanwhile, Atlantis faces destruction by a host of supernaturally powerful sea kaiju, apparently created by the newfound “Warworld fragment”! As other world governments come to understand th...

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ZorEl reviewed Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow #1 Jun 15, 2021
1.0

Art is a 9-10, but this isn't a Supergirl comic so I can't give anything else than a 1.

I buy a comic with Supergirl on it, I expect Supergirl in it. It's like if I buy a pizza and get a fish dish. It might be well made fish dish, but I ordered pizza.

This is not Kara, it's Rooster Cogburn wearing a Supergirl-Edgar-Suit.

Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow #1

By: Tom King, Bilquis Evely
Released: Jun 16, 2021

Kara Zor-El has seen some epic adventures over the years, but finds her life without meaning or purpose. Here she is, a young woman who saw her planet destroyed and was sent to Earth to protect a baby cousin who ended up not needing her. What was it all for? Wherever she goes, people only see her through the lens of Superman’s fame. Just when Sup...

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ZorEl - Jun 19, 2021

That double standard does not only go for DC though. If Kal had been drinking and fighting and puking you can bet this would have been reflected in the reviewer scores for breaking character. When it comes to Kara though barely a handful of the "professional" reviewers weigh it in their score. Kudos to those who do. There should have been more of them.

Æther - Jun 20, 2021

She didnt start a fight, she protected a girl who was attacked and robbed. Alcohol is not only bad people, its common for all types of people to celebrate with it. To have kara wait till she is 21 goes to show what a girlscout she actually is, and you can obviously tell... this is her first time. Im just fine with this being a depiction of 21 year old kara myself.

ZorEl liked this:
2.0

The comic was meant to end on a very bittersweet note, but I feel only sadness after reading it. Not even because I particularly cared in what I'm reading - no, in fact I was pretty much detached from it and not invested at all. It's because I feel like I just wasted my time completely. Two issues worth of practically nothing.

Kara is one of the more upbeat, lively characters DC has in more

Future State: Kara Zor-El, Superwoman #2

By: Marguerite Bennett, Marguerite Sauvage
Released: Feb 10, 2021

The moon colony built around Superwoman’s Fortress of Solitude is under siege! Shape-shifting aliens have come to this place of peace in search of Lynari, a refugee from their homeworld. It’s a bad move on the part of these intergalactic bad guys: if Kara Zor-El offers you sanctuary, there’s no way she’s going to let anyone get their monstr...

1.0

One of the worst Supergirl books I have read, and I have read them all.

Future State: Kara Zor-El, Superwoman #2

By: Marguerite Bennett, Marguerite Sauvage
Released: Feb 10, 2021

The moon colony built around Superwoman’s Fortress of Solitude is under siege! Shape-shifting aliens have come to this place of peace in search of Lynari, a refugee from their homeworld. It’s a bad move on the part of these intergalactic bad guys: if Kara Zor-El offers you sanctuary, there’s no way she’s going to let anyone get their monstr...

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ZorEl reviewed Batgirl #47 Jul 22, 2020
1.0

Someone at DC sure seems to have a penchant for letting perverted men rob women of their agency of late and then cancelling their books.

First Supergirl, now Batgirl.

I'm sure someone gets something from reading this. I did too - nausea.

Batgirl #47

By: Cecil Castellucci, Robbi Rodriguez
Released: Jul 22, 2020

Knock knock!
Who’s there?
The Joker.
The Joker who?
The Joker who’s here to have a nice chat with Barbara Gordon!
Don’t miss this devastating tie-in to “Joker War”! 

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ZorEl reviewed Supergirl #42 Jul 1, 2020
7.0

The best issue of this run, we finally have at least half an issue that has a proper Supergirl in it.

I'm happy that this terrible run ended a bit better than it started (and continued and continued).

I saw someone mention in the comments that the writer had no control over their run. It seems on par with the DC horror story coming from Mairghread Scott recently.

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Supergirl #42

By: Jody Houser, Rachael Stott
Released: Jun 24, 2020

Deemed a threat by the U.S. military, Supergirl is now a wanted villain! General Corvid has come for our hero-and she won’t give up until Kara’s gone for good. Meanwhile, the superstorm rages stronger than ever, while hundreds remain helpless against it. Can Supergirl prove that she’s the hero the people once believed her to be? Or will she l...

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Dc Fan of Sorts - Jul 3, 2020

Actually was told It’s not a female thing and was given a bunch of examples of the same thing happening to male writers as well. It is a thing that DC is doing to all “mid-level” writers. A few big writers are allowed to do what they want and the rest are made to do what dc tells them or be replaced

ZorEl rated Amethyst #1 Jun 11, 2020
10

Amethyst #1

By: Amy Reeder
Released: Feb 26, 2020

Following her triumphant reintroduction in the pages of Young Justice, the new Amethyst miniseries follows teenager Amy Winston-a.k.a. Princess Amethyst-as she returns to her magical kingdom to celebrate her 16th birthday in style. The only problem? Her kingdom is missing, her subjects have vanished, and none in the realm of Gemworld-even her best ...

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ZorEl rated Amethyst #3 Jun 11, 2020
10

Amethyst #3

By: Amy Reeder
Released: Jun 10, 2020

After being shunned by every royal house of Gemworld, Princess Amethyst finds a friend in the kingdom of Aquamarine, famed for its courageous navigators! Unfortunately, the lady of the house offers help only in the form of Prince Maxixe, whose duties as Amethyst's guide are complicated by the fact that he. Hates. Her. Guts.

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ZorEl reviewed Supergirl #41 May 26, 2020
2.0

With two issues left and so many threads unresolved it would have been impossible to deliver a worthy ending. But with this plethora of options, they chose to dig in to the one plot that we hoped would never be mentioned again.

A Supergirl book at its best is one where she lights up the dark, a shining beacon of hope and compassion. It is when she makes Deadman understand what being a h more

Supergirl #41

By: Jody Houser, Rachael Stott
Released: May 27, 2020

Free of the infection and reeling after the events of Year of the Villain: Hell Arisen, Supergirl crash-lands in an area being devastated by a catastrophic storm. Suffering from a series of hallucinations and memories of her past, Kara struggles to keep her mind clear enough to save the people she swore to her cousin she'd protect. She's got a lot ...

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ZorEl reviewed Amethyst #2 Apr 4, 2020
10

Such a wonderful title. I can't wait to see more of Gemworld.

Amethyst #2

By: Amy Reeder
Released: Mar 25, 2020

Dejected but determined to find her missing kingdom, Princess Amethyst and her new companions-a four-armed Turqoisian peasant called Phoss and her gigantic caterpillar steed-set out for the land of Sapphire, where it is always night. Where there is darkness there is also danger, but a newly discovered magical ability might light the princess's path...

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ZorEl reviewed Supergirl #40 Mar 25, 2020
1.0

Why DC?

This is the same issue we have been given for the last 5 issues.

Where is Supergirl?

Why is this a Wonder Woman book?

I would say you are killing this title, but you know - you already did.

Supergirl #40

By: Jody Houser, Rachael Stott
Released: Mar 25, 2020

Supergirl is out of control! Having fully succumbed to the Batman Who Laughs' deadly infection, she has left her boundaries behind and is flexing her power to the world. Is even Wonder Woman a match for a Kryptonian fully unleashed? The hope is that the true Kara Zor-El is still inside this rampaging monster, and that she'll come to her senses. But...

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2.0

A meh ending to a meh event.

Why was Supergirl even in this event? She served no purpose in it, just as with all the other events she has been dragged into lately.

If the writer can't write her, or doesn't want to, stop dragging her into the events. Half a year of her comics ruined for no reason at all.

Year of the Villain: Hell Arisen #4

By: James Tynion IV, Steve Epting
Released: Mar 18, 2020

This is it! Lex Luthor has gathered a strike force of villains he's leveled up to be the baddest bad guys around-Captain Cold, Oracle, Solomon Grundy, Black Manta, and Lobo, each and every one a recipient of one of Lex's dark gifts.
But the Batman Who Laughs has his own army of infected heroes. Six hundred sixty-six of them, all transformed int...

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ZorEl reviewed Batgirl Annual #1 Feb 13, 2020
10

Supergirl and Batgirl at their best. Great issue.

Batgirl Annual #1

By: Hope Larson, Inaki Miranda
Released: Mar 29, 2017

Batgirl and Supergirl must team up to break into Arkham Asylum! In this all-new Rebirth annual Batgirl must seek Supergirl's help to solve a mystery that leads them to the heart of the most insane insane asylum there is! But what they discover - and who they discover - in Arkham will lead to a much, much bigger story!

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