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Big Brother reviewed Astro City #49 Nov 23, 2017
7.0

Heavy handed but still touching. I can see why Busiek felt compelled to write something like this in the Trump era. Not my favorite issue, but continuing the trend of Astro City as one of the best comics on the stands.

Astro City #49

By: Kurt Busiek, Brent Eric Anderson
Released: Nov 22, 2017

The story of Resistor, who's making headlines all across the nation. And one reporter is determined to find out the truth - not simply to report it, but to find her missing father. A story of protest and power, love and loss, and an enigmatic, ever-changing hero.

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AsilosMagdaleno reviewed Doomsday Clock #1 Nov 22, 2017
3.5

Watchmen doesn't need a follow-up. It doesn't need to be connected to the main DC universe, nor to have its metaphors explained to the reader, nor to have forced jokes and continuous (and very distracting) references to the original comic-book. They shouldn't have tried to replicate the structure of the original, because it just doesn't work. Don't get me wrong, Geoff Johns is a very good write more

Doomsday Clock #1

By: Geoff Johns, Gary Frank
Released: Nov 22, 2017

DC Comics presents to you a 12-issue maxiseries from the critically acclaimed team of writer Geoff Johns, artist Gary Frank and colorist Brad Anderson. You are not prepared for what lies ahead within these pages, good readers.

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KesheR - Nov 23, 2017

This looks like fan fiction. Sad.

Superheroes for Hire - Nov 23, 2017

While the structure and ticks of Watchmen are imitated at the beginning of the issue, it transitions to something different by the end. The jump to the DC Universe is going to be like a Wizard of Oz moment, where the gloomy Watchmen universe gets exposed to the normal superhero antics of the DC Universe.

Big Brother reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #790 Oct 29, 2017
8.0

Good clean fun.

Amazing Spider-Man #790

By: Dan Slott, Stuart Immonen
Released: Oct 25, 2017

THE FALL OF PARKER Part 2
Down on your luck Peter Parker is back, for good or ill. New York has changed, and so has Peter - but entering a new phase of his Spider-Man life isn't easy; neither are new relationships OR new foes. Peter Parker is not the Spider-Man you remember, but why is he taking his fight to THE DAILY BUGLE? And what happened t...

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Big Brother reviewed First Strike #6 Oct 28, 2017
7.0

Not as bad as Revolution. That's about the highest praise I can give to it...

First Strike #6

By: Mairghread Scott, Max Dunbar
Released: Oct 25, 2017

War for the Core! Deep within Cybertron, the ultimate weapon to kill all Transformers is about to be activated! Meanwhile, Elita One plans to stop the weapon-by killing every human on Cybertron! Either way, looks like some species on Cybertron is going down unless Optimus Prime and Scarlett can save the day...
Bullet points:
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Supes' soups reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #789 Oct 12, 2017
6.5

I tend to like Spider-Man when Slott decides to push the envelope. I enjoyed the Superior run far more than I thought I would because it genuinely brought a new element to the Spider-Man mythos. I thought Parker Industries was a fun take on how tech company founders are but there is so much back-treading this issue that I pretty much feel like all the development from the past volume was a waste o more

Amazing Spider-Man #789

By: Dan Slott, Stuart Immonen
Released: Oct 11, 2017

THE FALL OF PARKER Part 1
Down on your luck Peter Parker is back, for good or ill. New York has changed, and so has Peter - but entering a new phase of his Spider-Man life isn't easy; neither are new relationships OR new foes. Peter Parker is not the Spider-Man you remember, but why is he taking his fight to THE DAILY BUGLE? And what happened t...

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Supes' soups - Oct 13, 2017

Well if it's too much for you to handle, you can always not read them...

MKW69 - Oct 28, 2017

I'm a fan of Spider Man, and I hate going back to roots.

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EDiakota reviewed Batman #32 Oct 4, 2017
6.0

I really dont like Tom King Batman run

Batman #32

By: Tom King, Mikel Janin
Released: Oct 4, 2017

"THE WAR OF JOKES AND RIDDLES" finale! This is the finale everyone will be talking about for years to come! In BATMAN #24, we gave you the question; in BATMAN #32, you get the answer. As the Riddler and The Joker desperately fight for supremacy in Gotham City, Batman reveals how far he had to go to end the war. Now, knowing Batman's greatest sin, C...

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Big Brother reviewed Batman: White Knight #1 Oct 4, 2017
6.0

Flawed premise, decent artwork.

Batman: White Knight #1

By: Sean Murphy, Sean Murphy
Released: Oct 4, 2017

In a world where Batman has gone too far, The Joker must save Gotham City.
He's been called a maniac, a killer and the "Clown Prince of Crime" but "white knight"? Never. Until now...
Set in a world where the Joker is cured of his insanity and homicidal tendencies, The Joker, now known as "Jack," sets about trying to right his wrongs. First ...

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MKW69 reviewed Batman #32 Oct 3, 2017
2.0

Geoff Johns did it first! And Better in Infinite Crisis.

Batman #32

By: Tom King, Mikel Janin
Released: Oct 4, 2017

"THE WAR OF JOKES AND RIDDLES" finale! This is the finale everyone will be talking about for years to come! In BATMAN #24, we gave you the question; in BATMAN #32, you get the answer. As the Riddler and The Joker desperately fight for supremacy in Gotham City, Batman reveals how far he had to go to end the war. Now, knowing Batman's greatest sin, C...

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Pants24 - Oct 5, 2017

I think this would have been a great Elseworlds story. I'm of the mind that not all people deserve to live after the shit they pull. Riddler definitely deserved to die, but you can't exactly have the Batman kill someone, let alone one of his most popular rogues.

Pants24 - Oct 5, 2017

Let me clarify: Not all characters in comics* deserve to live

Big Brother reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #32 Sep 15, 2017
6.0

Pretty but dull.

Amazing Spider-Man #32

By: Dan Slott, Greg Smallwood
Released: Sep 13, 2017

• Norman Osborn's goblin-free battle with Spidey didn't go the way he had hoped...
•  Now, Osborn needs to find an edge and get the Goblin back, and neither you nor Spidey are ready for the edge he's going to find!
•  Guest artist Greg Smallwood (MOON KNIGHT) joins Dan Slott for this special issue tha...

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Bruno Mael reviewed Dark Nights: Metal #2 Sep 13, 2017
1.0

Baby Darkseid. That explains my rating, precisely

Dark Nights: Metal #2

By: Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo
Released: Sep 13, 2017

As Superman and Wonder Woman hunt for a missing ally, Batman investigates a mystery spanning centuries. When the World's Greatest Detective discovers a foe even greater than the Justice League could possibly imagine, will Earth's heroes be ready?

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READ RUMBLE - Sep 17, 2017

Oh, gotcha. Makes sense!

Super17 - Sep 17, 2017

:)

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Gizmo reviewed Dark Nights: Metal #1 Aug 20, 2017
5.5

If you were a big fan of Multiversity, then you will probably like this. I, on the other hand, didn't care for this. The introduction in Mongul's arena was probably the most compelling part, yet it transitioned terribly to the rest of the issue and felt ripped out of a completely different comic and jammed into this one. The mountain in Gotham must have killed thousands of lives and cost billions more

Dark Nights: Metal #1

By: Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo
Released: Aug 16, 2017

The superstar BATMAN team of writer Scott Snyder and artist Greg Capullo reunite for a massive, universe-spanning event!
DARK DAYS: THE FORGE and THE CASTING hinted at dark corners of reality that have never been seen till now! Now, as DARK NIGHTS: METAL begins, the Dark Multiverse is revealed in all its devastating danger-and the threats it co...

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Big Brother - Aug 21, 2017

Nah, Multiversity is actually good!

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READ RUMBLE reviewed Dark Nights: Metal #1 Aug 17, 2017
4.0

This was an incoherent mess. 'Wagon comes from the root word Wayne...'' Are you f------ kidding me?!?! Man, Snyder just tries too hard, man. None of the characters sounded themselves, either. Cyborg saying he's scared? And another panel he's shaking?? The end with the surprise appearance of a certain character cemented how this book is all over the place. It just does not fit into Rebirth - more

Dark Nights: Metal #1

By: Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo
Released: Aug 16, 2017

The superstar BATMAN team of writer Scott Snyder and artist Greg Capullo reunite for a massive, universe-spanning event!
DARK DAYS: THE FORGE and THE CASTING hinted at dark corners of reality that have never been seen till now! Now, as DARK NIGHTS: METAL begins, the Dark Multiverse is revealed in all its devastating danger-and the threats it co...

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Ellrick - Aug 21, 2017

He was shaking from the energy on the island and proximity to the Nth Metal. The Wayne/Wagon thing was a bit of a stretch though.

READ RUMBLE - Aug 21, 2017

Ah, that makes sense. Thanks for clarifying.

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Melkor reviewed Batman #29 Aug 16, 2017
3.0

It was the worst issue I ever read in my life.

Batman #29

By: Tom King, Mikel Janin
Released: Aug 16, 2017

"THE WAR OF JOKES AND RIDDLES" part four ! Batman has done his best to keep the peace, but with neither faction backing down, he may have to choose the lesser of two evils if he wants the violence to end. Will Batman embrace the murderous anarchy of The Joker or the bloody fascism of the Riddler? If he wants to win, he'll have to choose a side-and ...

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Big Brother - Aug 16, 2017

lol

Big Brother reviewed First Strike #1 Aug 9, 2017
8.5

So far there's more potential in the premise than Revolution. Let's see what they do with it.

First Strike #1

By: Mairghread Scott, Max Dunbar
Released: Aug 9, 2017

A Hasbro comic book event! As Earth joins the intergalactic community, a massive explosion threatens the peace! A new COBRA-led by the worst villains to ever tangle with G.I. Joe, M.A.S.K., and the Transformers-is invading Cybertron and only Scarlett, Optimus Prime, G.I. Joe and the Autobots can save two worlds!"

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Big Brother reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #30 Jul 13, 2017
7.5

For a linewide crossover tie-in, this issue wasn't bad at all. Secret Empire was a big factor, but the focus never deviated from Spider-Man.

Amazing Spider-Man #30

By: Dan Slott, Stuart Immonen
Released: Jul 12, 2017

SECRET EMPIRE TIE-IN!
•  Otto Octavius is back, but he's not returning to his old ways...
•  No, this time, he's THE SUPERIOR OCTOPUS! And he's allied himself with Steve Rogers and Hydra!
•  What does Ock have planned for Peter and Parker Industries? Nothing good for Spider-Man, that's for su...

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5.0

Bad writing & awful humor on this.

Peter Parker: The Spectacular Spider-Man #1

By: Chip Zdarsky, Adam Kubert
Released: Jun 21, 2017

SPIDER-MAN RETURNS TO THE FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD!
The webslinging, wallcrawling wonder returns to New York City in the all-new PETER PARKER: THE SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN. A companion series to the best-selling Amazing Spider-Man series, Peter Parker is going back-to-basics for big heroics in the Big Apple. Featuring adversaries old and new, be th...

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CesarCastanha reviewed Star Wars #32 Jun 15, 2017
9.0

This whole story doesn't make any sense and it feels like they are making a huge effort to find adventures for the Star Wars characters between the New Hope and the Empire Strikes Back narratives. But they are such good characters to have around, and I have such a great time reading the series that it kinds of make me forget of everything else.

Star Wars #32

By: Jason Aaron, Salvador Larroca
Released: Jun 14, 2017

"THE SCREAMING CITADEL" - Part 4
•  The Queen's influence is spreading...
•  Our only hope lies in the kindness of scoundrels.
Rated T

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Big Brother - Jun 16, 2017

So you're basically saying that the comic is no good, but Star Wars itself deserves a 9.0.

CesarCastanha - Jun 16, 2017

I'm saying the comic takes its characters in consideration and that it knows how to apply what they have to offer in a really entertaining way. So entertaining, in fact, that even though it doesn't find its way into the major narrative it's still worth reading.

Big Brother reviewed Jimmy's Bastards #1 Jun 14, 2017
7.0

Just a bit more obnoxious than I expected from Ennis (and I'm typically a fan of his work), but the plot that starts up right before the issue ends is interesting enough to bring me back for the next issue.

Jimmy's Bastards #1

By: Garth Ennis, Russell Braun
Released: Jun 14, 2017

NEW SERIES! Jimmy Regent, Britain's number one super-spy, has got it all: intrigue, adventure, a license to shoot whoever he likes and beautiful women falling at his feet. He also has a new partner who isn't quite as impressed by Jimmy as all other women appear to be. Now, there's a price to pay for Jimmy's multiple romantic conquests - the results...

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aleyuma reviewed Batman #24 Jun 7, 2017
10

NOT TRASH

Batman #24

By: Tom King, Clay Mann
Released: Jun 7, 2017

"Aftermath"! Gotham City is at peace...but a war is coming. Armed with the terrifying knowledge gained from the mysterious button, Batman prepares for the coming storm by making a proposition to one of his enemies-one that will change everything for the Dark Knight and his allies!
RATED T

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Big Brother - Jun 8, 2017

Yep, the same opinions that drove you to give the issue a 10 because you disagreed with the score.

aleyuma - Jun 8, 2017

exactly

Big Brother reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #28 Jun 8, 2017
8.0

Fun, but a little weightless.

Amazing Spider-Man #28

By: Dan Slott, Stuart Immonen
Released: Jun 7, 2017

OSBORN VS. SPIDER-MAN! NO HOLDS BARRED!
•  The outcome of this battle will change both of these men.
•  And that's nothing to say of Osborn's master plan that Spider-Man is powerless to save! ONLY SILVER SABLE AND MOCKINGBIRD STAND A CHANCE!
Rated T

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Kgphil01 reviewed Batman #24 Jun 7, 2017
4.0

I don't even know where to begin!? The Emo version of Batman King is trying to force upon us, the insane amount of pointless dialog in this issue or the ridiculous ending... if you enjoyed this issue all the more power to you but in my opinion this is filler at its absolute worst. I don't know if it's double shipping or something else but something is taking a toll on this book. Giving it a 4 onl more

Batman #24

By: Tom King, Clay Mann
Released: Jun 7, 2017

"Aftermath"! Gotham City is at peace...but a war is coming. Armed with the terrifying knowledge gained from the mysterious button, Batman prepares for the coming storm by making a proposition to one of his enemies-one that will change everything for the Dark Knight and his allies!
RATED T

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cemyorulmaz reviewed Batman #24 Jun 7, 2017
1.0

TRASH

Batman #24

By: Tom King, Clay Mann
Released: Jun 7, 2017

"Aftermath"! Gotham City is at peace...but a war is coming. Armed with the terrifying knowledge gained from the mysterious button, Batman prepares for the coming storm by making a proposition to one of his enemies-one that will change everything for the Dark Knight and his allies!
RATED T

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nec - Jun 7, 2017

Not trash!

Big Brother reviewed The Flintstones #12 Jun 7, 2017
9.0

The back 1/3rd wasn't quite as sharp as the rest, but all in all this was a witty, funny, heartfelt masterpiece of satire.

The Flintstones #12

By: Mark Russell, Steve Pugh
Released: Jun 7, 2017

You are now leaving Bedrock! The Great Gazoo is on his way home to the stars, while Fred and company leave the Church of Gerald, and Mr. Slate leaves behind being a jerk- at least for a little while. Say good-bye to Pebbles, Bowling Ball, Philip the turtle, Fred and Barney, and the whole cast in this final issue of what critics are calling the best...

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1.5

Dark Knight III: The Master Race #9

By: Frank Miller, Klaus Janson
Released: Jun 7, 2017

The epic conclusion to DARK KNIGHT III: THE MASTER RACE is here from the all-star creative team of Frank Miller, Brian Azzarello, Andy Kubert and Klaus Janson! This is Earth's last stand. Quar's Kryptonian Army has conquered the planet, but Batman and his allies don't believe the world is beyond saving. They'll rally once more against Quar and save...

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2.0

Garbage.

Dark Knight III: The Master Race #9

By: Frank Miller, Klaus Janson
Released: Jun 7, 2017

The epic conclusion to DARK KNIGHT III: THE MASTER RACE is here from the all-star creative team of Frank Miller, Brian Azzarello, Andy Kubert and Klaus Janson! This is Earth's last stand. Quar's Kryptonian Army has conquered the planet, but Batman and his allies don't believe the world is beyond saving. They'll rally once more against Quar and save...

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thecomiccookebook reviewed Flash #22 May 17, 2017
6.5

I found this ending very disappointing. Nothing really happened by the end of this and is a noticeably weak spot in the rest of the story line. There was a few great character moments but for most part, the lack of development in the Rebirth story line make this story almost feel pointless.

Flash #22

By: Joshua Williamson, Neil Googe
Released: May 17, 2017

"THE BUTTON" part four! The cataclysmic events of DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH #1 continue here! The Dark Knight and The Fastest Man Alive, the two greatest detectives on any world, unite to explore the mystery behind a certain blood-stained smiley button embedded in the Batcave wall. What starts as a simple investigation turns deadly when the secrets of t...

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pocketmegar reviewed The Flintstones #11 May 5, 2017
8.0

I find this issue a bit less inspired than the last ones. It's quite fun, but that's it. I hope that the next one, which will be the last of this amazing series, will be unforgettable.

The Flintstones #11

By: Mark Russell, Steve Pugh
Released: May 3, 2017

There goes the neighborhood! After Fred's birthday gift from Barney leads to outrage on their street, he is called to appear before the menacing neighborhood association. Can Fred reason with them? Or will the Flintstones be run out of Bedrock?
RATED T

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Super17 reviewed Secret Empire #1 May 3, 2017
5.5

Quite Underwhelming

Secret Empire #1

By: Nick Spender, Steve McNiven
Released: May 3, 2017

It's been building for months, across a bevy of titles! But now, the moment has arrived for Steve Rogers to step into the light and declare his allegiance to Hydra! How can the heroes of the Marvel Universe cope with this shattering betrayal by the most trusted figure among them? And what will this mean for the world? The map of the Marvel Universe...

4.0

Fire and Stone was much more eventful and satisfying than this extended arc. Basic to the end, and underwhelming.

Prometheus: Life and Death (One Shot) #1

By: Dan Abnett, Brian Thies
Released: Apr 26, 2017

The final installment of the Life and Death saga!
The surviving Colonial Marines on the planet LV-223 face a final battle with an injured and enraged Engineer-and, somewhere out in space, three trapped humans seek to change the course of the Engineer's ship . . . and possibly the history of humanity!

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superstan52 reviewed Batman #20 Apr 5, 2017
5.0

SPOILERS AHEAD: Oh, come on! Batman gets the ^%$% beaten out of him 2 issues ago (a day or two ago in 'real' time) comes back completely healed (?) and has no other 'strategy' than to get the ^%$% beaten out of him again? Isn't he a detective? Doesn't he have weapons besides his fists and, apparently, forehead)? Can't he concoct an antidote to Venom or something besides hoping for the head more

Batman #20

By: Tom King, David Finch
Released: Apr 5, 2017

"I am Bane" finale! In this epic climax, there is no going back. No more tricks, no more allies. Just Batman. And Bane. When the final blood spills...nothing will ever be the same for the Dark Knight.  
RATED T

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Big Brother - Apr 5, 2017

Yeah, a lot of these modern meathead writers just can't write for a character that should be a supergenius. "Detective", brilliant Batman is dead.

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