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WhiteLantern reviewed Batman #5 Aug 18, 2016
9.0

If anyone was going to be Scott Snyder's successor on Batman, Tom King had to be on a lot of people's short lists. The former CIA operative turned comic book writer has a handle of good comic book action, as well as an intriguing story. This issue marks the conclusion of the first story arc, and it ends on such a great note. The idea of Gotham's powers is brilliant, and the heights he goes to in h more

Batman #5

By: Tom King, David Finch
Released: Aug 17, 2016

"I Am Gotham" part five. In the final chapter of this epic, is Batman truly the hero Gotham City deserves-or does it deserve better? In this ultimate showdown, where the line between allies and enemies blurs, the question will finally be answered...and the fate of Gotham will be decided.

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6.5

This series is off to a slow start. Nothing about it really stands out as wrong, but nothing stands out as right, or as great, or as memorable. Batgirl, Black Canary, and Huntress (I'm less familiar with the last one) all read like themselves, they don't seem poorly characterized. The art is pretty good, and the villain is... well, present. I think that's actually the main problem with this issue more

Batgirl and the Birds of Prey #1

By: Julie Benson, Claire Roe
Released: Aug 17, 2016

"Who Is Oracle?" part one! Someone has stolen the name Oracle right out of Barbara Gordon's past! Hot on this false Oracle's trail, Batgirl, Black Canary, and Huntress are all tracking the same mafia capo...so it makes sense to team up, right? Problem is, Barbara and Dinah need the secrets locked up in Oracle's brain...and Helena Bertinelli would r...

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WhiteLantern reviewed Aquaman #5 Aug 18, 2016
8.0

Dan Abnett's story of Atlantis being seen as an enemy nation to the US is an interesting one, and it's fairly well executed. Aquaman sounds like a hero, an elder statesman, a man trying to bring both of his worlds together. His struggle works on every level - there's the high octane superhero action, the intriguing political dialogue, and his commitment to a peaceful resolution to the issue. The U more

Aquaman #5

By: Dan Abnett, Philippe Briones
Released: Aug 17, 2016

"The Drowning" part five. Unjustly branded a murderer and a fugitive, Aquaman's forced to defend himself against the might of America's military. Meanwhile, Black Manta and the deadly underwater crime cabal known as N.E.M.O. advance their plan for revenge on Aquaman.

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WhiteLantern added Action Comics (2016) to their pull list Aug 18, 2016

Action Comics (2016)

PATH TO DOOM Chapter One
Superman returns to Metropolis just in time to meet the city of tomorrows newest protector: Lex Luthor. But its not long before these dueling titans meet someone unexpected the new Clark Kent! DONT MISS: ACTION COMICS returns to its original numbering with this issue! NOW SHIPPING TWICE MONTHLY!

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WhiteLantern added Detective Comics (2016) to their pull list Aug 18, 2016

Detective Comics (2016)

RISE OF THE BATMEN Chapter One
An unknown predator begins outdoing Batman, taking down dangerous threats with military precision. Its up to the Dark Knight and series costar Batwoman to rally and train the young heroes of Gotham City to end this mysterious threat!WHAT NOW: Batman and Batwoman begin training Spoiler, Red Robin and Cassandra Cain...

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WhiteLantern dropped Gotham Academy from their pull list Aug 18, 2016

Gotham Academy

WELCOME TO GOTHAM ACADEMY! Gotham City's most prestigious prep school is a very weird place. It's got a spooky campus, oddball teachers, and rich benefactors always dropping by...like that weirdo Bruce Wayne. But nothing is as strange is the students!
Like, what's up with Olive Silverlock? Is she crazy or what? Where did she go last summer? And...

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WhiteLantern added Aquaman (2016) to their pull list Aug 18, 2016

Aquaman (2016)

"THE DROWNING" chapter one
Black Manta returns, and as Aquaman attempts to broker lasting peace between Atlantis and the surface world, his greatest foe engineers a plan to destroy everything and everyone the undersea hero loves.
THEY SAID IT: "I'm excited to draw a vast undersea world with all the visual flourishes of fantasy and science f...

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WhiteLantern dropped Wonder Woman (2011) from their pull list Aug 18, 2016

Wonder Woman (2011)

The Gods walk among us. To them, our lives are playthings. Only one woman would dare to protect humanity from the wrath of such strange and powerful forces. But is she one of us or one of them?

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WhiteLantern added Karl Kerschl to their creator watch list Aug 18, 2016
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WhiteLantern added Star Wars (2014) to their pull list Aug 18, 2016

Star Wars (2014)

THE GREATEST SPACE ADVENTURE OF ALL TIME RETURNS TO MARVEL!
Luke Skywalker and the ragtag band of rebels fighting against the Galactic Empire are fresh off their biggest victory yet-the destruction of the massive battle station known as the Death Star. But the Empire's not toppled yet! Join Luke along with Princess Leia, smugglers Han Solo and ...

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WhiteLantern dropped Batman: Eternal from their pull list Aug 18, 2016

Batman: Eternal

Dont dare miss the start of the Bat-story so big its going to take every week of the month to tell! A massive cast of Gotham Citys best (and worst) examines the relationship between Batman, his allies and his city. In this debut issue, Commissioner James Gordon is caught on the wrong side of the law!

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WhiteLantern dropped Secret Six (2014) from their pull list Aug 18, 2016

Secret Six (2014)

Gail Simone is back with the NEW 52 debut of the fan-favorite team THE SECRET SIX! Six strangers are brought together under mysterious circumstances for an explosive first issue that will leave everyone asking, What is the Secret?

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WhiteLantern added Justice League (2016) to their pull list Aug 18, 2016

Justice League (2016)

"THE EXTINCTION MACHINE" Chapter One
The oceans rise. The earth quakes. And an ancient power rises to reclaim not just the world, but the universe itself-and not even the combined might of the Justice League can stop it. An all-new era begins with this epic by comic book legend Bryan Hitch (JLA, The Ultimates) and master storyteller Tony S. Dan...

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WhiteLantern added Doctor Fate to their pull list Aug 18, 2016

Doctor Fate

You thought global warming was bad? Anubis, the Egyptian Lord of Dead, is preparing the flood to wash the world away. Standing in his way? An overwhelmed Brooklyn med student whos been handed the helmet of Fate, without an instruction manual.

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WhiteLantern dropped Secret Origins from their pull list Aug 18, 2016

Secret Origins

At last, the SECRET ORIGINS of the Worlds Greatest Heroes in The New 52 can be revealed! This new series gets off to an awesome start with the origins of The Last Son of Krypton and Kara Zor-El, Supergirl, plus the first Robin, Dick Grayson.

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WhiteLantern added Batgirl (2016) to their pull list Aug 18, 2016

Batgirl (2016)

"Beyond Burnside" Chapter One: The Batgirl you know and love is going global with Eisner Award-winning and New York Times best-selling writer Hope Larson (A Wrinkle in Time, Goldie Vance) and all-star artist Rafael Albuquerque (AMERICAN VAMPIRE). In order to up her game, Babs travels to Japan on a quest to train with the most elite modern combat ma...

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WhiteLantern dropped Green Lantern Corps (2011) from their pull list Aug 18, 2016

Green Lantern Corps (2011)

When deadly conflicts emerge across the universe, it's up to Guy Gardner, John Stewart and an elite Green Lantern strike force to keep the peace or else.

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WhiteLantern added Brenden Fletcher to their creator watch list Aug 18, 2016
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WhiteLantern added Star Wars: Darth Vader to their pull list Aug 18, 2016

Star Wars: Darth Vader

The original Dark Lord of the Sith stars in his first ongoing series!
Ever since Darth Vader made his first on-screen appearance, he became the one of the most popular villains to ever haunt an audience's dreams! Now, follow Vader straight from the ending of A NEW HOPE (and the pages of the new STAR WARS comic book) into his own series, showing...

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WhiteLantern dropped Detective Comics (2011) from their pull list Aug 18, 2016

Detective Comics (2011)

DC's flagship title is relaunched for the first time ever, with new Batman adventures from acclaimed writer/ artist Tony S. Daniel!A killer called The Gotham Ripper is on the loose on Batman's home turf leading The Dark Knight on a deadly game of cat and mouse.

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WhiteLantern dropped The Multiversity: Pax Americana from their pull list Aug 18, 2016

The Multiversity: Pax Americana

Brace yourselves for the next exciting chapter of THE MULTIVERSITY as the acclaimed ALL-STAR SUPERMAN team of writer Grant Morrison and artist Frank Quitely investigate the conspiracy on Earth-4, home of Pax Americana! Told backwards through an experimental storytelling technique that reveals new mysteries with each turn of the page, PAX AMERICANA ...

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WhiteLantern added Nightwing (2016) to their pull list Aug 18, 2016

Nightwing (2016)

"BETTER THAN BATMAN" Chapter One: Batman taught Nightwing everything he knows-but what if everything he taught him is wrong? When Dick is stuck with a new mentor who challenges everything Batman taught him, Nightwing has to shatter his concept of justice in order to fight for what he knows is right. Writer Tim Seeley (GRAYSON, BATMAN & ROBIN ETERNA...

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WhiteLantern added Green Lanterns to their pull list Aug 18, 2016

Green Lanterns

"RED PLANET" chapter one
New Lanterns Jessica Cruz and Simon Baz promised to protect others in brightest day or blackest night, but as "Red Planet" begins to rise, the partners find themselves confronted with a unimaginable threat from Bleez and the Red Lanterns!
THEY SAID IT: "I am psyched for GREEN LANTERNS!" says writer Sam Humphries. "M...

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WhiteLantern dropped Wytches from their pull list Aug 18, 2016

Wytches

Across the globe, century after century, men and women were burned, drowned, hanged, tortured, imprisoned, persecuted, and murdered for witchcraft. None of them were witches. They died protecting a terrible and hidden truth: witches, real witches, are out there. They are ancient, elusive, and deadly creatures that are rarely seen and even more rare...

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WhiteLantern added Batgirl and the Birds of Prey to their pull list Aug 18, 2016

Batgirl and the Birds of Prey

"Who Is Oracle?" part one! Someone has stolen the name Oracle right out of Barbara Gordon's past! Hot on this false Oracle's trail, Batgirl, Black Canary, and Huntress are all tracking the same mafia capo...so it makes sense to team up, right? Problem is, Barbara and Dinah need the secrets locked up in Oracle's brain...and Helena Bertinelli would r...

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WhiteLantern dropped Green Lantern (2011) from their pull list Aug 18, 2016

Green Lantern (2011)

The red-hot GREEN LANTERN team of writer Geoff Johns and artist Doug Mahnke introduce an unexpected new Lantern.

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WhiteLantern added Star Wars: Han Solo to their pull list Aug 18, 2016

Star Wars: Han Solo

Everyone's favorite scoundrel gets his very own series! Han is given a top-secret undercover mission for the Rebellion - rescuing a number of informants and spies. His cover for the assignment? Only the biggest and most infamous starship race in the galaxy! You know - the race Han has dreamt of winning his entire life. Will he keep his mind on the ...

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WhiteLantern dropped Grayson from their pull list Aug 18, 2016

Grayson

Dick Grayson. Former sidekick. Former Super Hero. Former dead man. And now...agent of Spyral?!
A thrilling new chapter of Dick Grayson's life begins in this new, ongoing series. It's a super-spy thriller that will shock you and prove one thing: You might think you know Nightwing - but you don't know Dick.

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WhiteLantern dropped The Multiversity: The Just from their pull list Aug 18, 2016

The Multiversity: The Just

With all of the world's threats having been handled long ago by their parents, the next generation of supers - including Chris Kent, Damien Wayne, Alexis Luthor, Offspring, Megamorpho, Donna Troy and more - find themselves labeled as superstars more often than super heroes. But with that fame comes complacency, and when a massive threat unlike anyt...

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WhiteLantern added Suicide Squad (2016) to their pull list Aug 18, 2016

Suicide Squad (2016)

"The Black Vault" part one! When a mysterious and definitely super-important cosmic item falls out of the heavens and into enemy hands, America has only one option: Task Force X, Amanda Waller's strike team of incarcerated super-criminals. A one-stop-shop for plausibly deniable espionage and ultra- violence, this "Suicide Squad" only handles missio...

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