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WhiteLantern reviewed Batman #5 Aug 18, 2016

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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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

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 Superman (2016) to their pull list Aug 18, 2016

Superman (2016)

"THE SON OF SUPERMAN" chapter one
The Last Son of Krypton must decide whether to help his young son use his new and rapidly increasing abilities, or hide them from the world.
THE CREATORS: The team supreme that brought fans the adventures of Damian Wayne in "Batman and Robin" returns for the adventures of Superman and his offspring.

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

Batman (2011)

Be here for the start of a new era for The Dark Knight from writer Scott Snyder (AMERICAN VAMPIRE, BATMAN: GATES OF GOTHAM) and artist Greg Capullo (Spawn)! A series of brutal killings hints at an ancient conspiracy, and Batman learns that Gotham City is deadlier than he knew.

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WhiteLantern dropped Arkham Manor from their pull list Aug 18, 2016

Arkham Manor

When catastrophe strikes Arkham Asylum, where will Gotham City house the worlds most dangerous criminals, and when inmates are found murdered, what is Batman prepared to do in search of justice? Arkhams madness comes home in ARKHAM MANOR! A bold new series brought to you by the mad minds of Gerry Duggan (Deadpool, Nova) and Shawn Crystal (Deadpool,...

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WhiteLantern added Batman Beyond (2015) to their pull list Aug 18, 2016

Batman Beyond (2015)

At last, Batman Beyond gets his own ongoing series in THE definitive future of the DCU! But this isn't the Beyond you think you know! With the Justice League missing and without Bruce to guide him, this new Batman will need to explore this bizarre world on his own while fighting to raise humanity from an opponent that's already won.


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WhiteLantern dropped Sensation Comics Featuring Wonder Woman from their pull list Aug 18, 2016

Sensation Comics Featuring Wonder Woman

Gothamazon part 1 of 2! Things are dark in Gotham, and Oracle needs help from Paradise Island. Wonder Woman heeds the call, but things don't go as expected!

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WhiteLantern added All-Star Batman to their pull list Aug 18, 2016

All-Star Batman

"My Own Worst Enemy" part one! Superstar writer Scott Snyder explodes into an all-new Batman series alongside legendary artist John Romita Jr., reimagining some of the Dark Knight's greatest villains. First up: Two-Face! Batman must take Two-Face to a destination out of Gotham City, but the duplicitous villain has a two of spades up his sleeve. Eve...

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WhiteLantern dropped Justice League (2011) from their pull list Aug 18, 2016

Justice League (2011)

Comics superstars Geoff Johns and Jim Lee make history! In a universe where super heroes are strange and new, Batman has discovered a dark evil that requires him to unite the World Greatest Heroes!

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WhiteLantern added Becky Cloonan to their creator watch list Aug 18, 2016
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WhiteLantern added Wonder Woman (2016) to their pull list Aug 18, 2016

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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WhiteLantern dropped Batman and Robin (2011) from their pull list Aug 18, 2016

Batman and Robin (2011)

Battling evil with his son, Damian, at his side, Batman now realizes that the hardest part of the job may be trying to work together! As Batman and Robin try to adjust to their new partnership, a figure emerges from Bruce Wayne's past--one not happy that Batman Incorporated is shining a light on his own shadowy war against evil.

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

Deathstroke (2014)

The DCU's deadliest assassin stars in his own ongoing series by writer/artist Tony S. Daniel! See him as never before in this explosive new series, with one surprise after another as we see Slade Wilson in the fight of his life!

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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)

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)

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 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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