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c.oliv rated X-Men #1 Aug 1, 2021
7.0

X-Men #1

By: Gerry Duggan, Pepe Larraz
Released: Jul 7, 2021

THESE X-MEN ARE... FEARLESS!   
The heroes of Krakoa are here to save the planet! Things might be complicated between the nation of Krakoa and the rest of the world, but to the X-MEN, things are simple - you do what's right, you protect those who need protecting and you save the world we all share. Cyclops, Marvel Girl, Sunfire,...

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8.5

Superman and the Authority #1

By: Grant Morrison, Mikel Janin
Released: Jul 21, 2021

Sometimes even Superman finds a task almost impossible. Sometimes even the Last Son of Krypton needs to enlist help. Some tasks require methods and heroes that don’t scream “Justice League.” So Clark Kent, the Metropolis Marvel, seeks out Manchester Black, the most dastardly of rogues, to form an all-new Authority tasked with taking care of s...

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c.oliv rated The Good Asian #1 Aug 1, 2021
8.0

The Good Asian #1

By: Pornsak Pichetshote, Alexandre Tefenkgi
Released: May 5, 2021

Writer PORNSAK PICHETSHOTE's long-awaited follow-up to the critically acclaimed INFIDEL with stunning art by ALEXANDRE TEFENKGI (OUTPOST ZERO)! Following Edison Hark-a haunted, self-loathing Chinese-American detective-on the trail of a killer in 1936 Chinatown, THE GOOD ASIAN is Chinatown noir starring the first generation of Americans to come of a...

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5.0

Big no!

The Last God Vol. 1: Book I Of The Fellspyre Chronicles

By: Phillip K. Johnson, Riccardo Federici

"The Last God is a high-power, brutal, and nuanced dark fantasy epic. Thirty years ago, a fellowship of brave heroes traveled beyond the borders of reality and killed the last living god, saving the world of Cain Anuun from the tyrant's apocalyptic army of the undead. The legendary companions became the rulers of their world and ushered in a new ag...

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6.0

Nice story, but the artwork's a little rushed

The Other History of the DC Universe #5

By: John Ridley, Giuseppe Camuncoli
Released: Jul 28, 2021

Being a superhero runs in Anissa Pierce’s family. It’s been a part of her life in one way or another since her father, Jefferson Pierce, first started to fight crime as Black Lightning. Despite what her parents tell her, despite what the world tells her, Anissa knows that she has the same calling as her father. But as Anissa takes on the mantle...

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c.oliv reviewed BRZRKR #4 Aug 1, 2021
5.0

Honestly I'm pretty deceived by where the story's going!!

BRZRKR #4

By: Matt Kindt, Ron Garney
Released: Jul 28, 2021

*  What secret in Berzerker's past holds the KEY to his immortality?
*  The last piece of B.'s tragic origin and the fate of his parents are revealed as Diana continues unearthing his memories, prompting a new mission in the present day.
*  Will this one unlock the mystery that is his existence? Or will B. be c...

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c.oliv rated Strange Adventures #11 Aug 1, 2021
8.5

Strange Adventures #11

By: Tom King, Mitch Gerads
Released: Jul 28, 2021

Adam Strange may save the world, but can he save his marriage?
There are things that happened in the original war with the marauding Pykkts that Adam never told his wife, Alanna, and she wants answers now. Adding fuel to the fire is the possibility that he didn’t just deceive her, but entire galactic civilizations, in his quest for victory...

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c.oliv rated Action Comics #1033 Aug 1, 2021
7.5

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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c.oliv rated Beta Ray Bill #5 Aug 1, 2021
8.0

Beta Ray Bill #5

By: Daniel Warren Johnson
Released: Jul 28, 2021

BILL VS. SURTUR IN THE EPIC FINALE!
Beta Ray Bill and his allies must fight the ultimate battle against Surtur, the fire god responsible for the destruction of Bill's home planet! It's going to take an eminent amount of power to defeat this foe! But with his goals in sight, is Bill ready to pay the cost required to return to his former self? <...

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9.5

Just loved it!

Mirka Andolfo's Sweet Paprika #1

By: Mirka Andolfo
Released: Jul 28, 2021

Paprika is a successful businesswoman, a New Yorker of Italian origin. Job and career consume her, forcing her to neglect her personal needs as well as her friends and family. Her heart is broken from a previous relationship and its consequences, and a rigid upbringing has made her a very introverted person. She wants a romantic relationship, but s...

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c.oliv rated Deep Beyond #6 Jul 9, 2021
10

Deep Beyond #6

By: Mirka Andolfo, Andrea Broccardo
Released: Jul 7, 2021

Paul, Jolene, and the gang are faced with something very unexpected, and the few answers they have found are largely overtaken by new, disturbing questions that could change the very view they have of the world. The real question is, will they be able to figure out what's going on? And will they be able to bear it?

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10

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Tea Time #1

By: Mirka Andolfo, Siya Oum
Released: Jun 30, 2021

Who watches the Watcher?

Best-selling creator, Mirka Andolfo (Mercy, Unnatural) along with artist Siya Oum (Lola), present a story of everyone's favorite Watcher like you've never seen him before!

Rupert Giles has been many things - Sunnydale's foremost occult expert, high school librarian, mentor, and father figure - but Buffy an...

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c.oliv rated New Mutants #17 May 2, 2021
8.5

New Mutants #17

By: Vita Ayala, Rod Reis
Released: Apr 28, 2021

WHAT'S LEFT OVER WHEN YOU GO HOME?
With a mutant child lost in Otherworld, it's up to the NEW MUTANTS to find and extract him...without losing themselves in the process. Meanwhile, on Krakoa: Warlock makes a friend. Wolfsbane makes a friend. Magik makes some enemies.

Rated T+

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c.oliv rated Silk #2 May 2, 2021
7.0

Silk #2

By: Maurene Goo, Takeshi Miyazawa
Released: Apr 28, 2021

• Someone is killing gangsters in Queens, leaving behind a trail of blood and...fur?
•  Now Silk has to protect these low-level criminals from a bigger, nastier villain.
•  Can she use her sleuthing skills to figure out who's behind it all and stop them before it's too late?

Rated T

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c.oliv rated Harley Quinn #2 May 2, 2021
5.5

Harley Quinn #2

By: Stephanie Phillips, Riley Rossmo
Released: Apr 28, 2021

Ya sure you wanna double down on this gimmick? Awright already-I’ll do it! Harley Quinn back again to tell ya that my mission to help heal Gotham City has already hit some bumps in the road. The awful Hugo Strange-psychiatrist, fitness freak, and expert on tiny glasses-is trying to deal with Gotham City’s clown problem, and get this! The city i...

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c.oliv rated Teen Titans Academy #2 May 2, 2021
6.5

Teen Titans Academy #2

By: Tim Sheridan, Rafa Sandoval
Released: Apr 28, 2021

The questions mount around the new school formed by the original New Teen Titans: What’s going on with Billy Batson’s access to the powers of Shazam, what dark secret is Raven’s new pupil Dane hiding, and who’s masquerading as the new Red X?

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c.oliv rated Robin #1 May 2, 2021
7.0

Robin #1

By: Joshua Williamson, Gleb Melnikov
Released: Apr 28, 2021

After learning of the deadly League of Lazarus tournament, Damian Wayne has a new mission: winning the tournament and prove he is the greatest fighter in the DC Universe! But first he must find the secret island where it’s all going down! This brand-new solo Robin series will force Damian Wayne to find his own path away from both sides of his fam...

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c.oliv reviewed Deep Beyond #3 May 2, 2021
9.0

I love it!

Deep Beyond #3

By: Mirka Andolfo, Andrea Broccardo
Released: Apr 7, 2021

Paul and Jolene become a more close-knit team, and together they finally reach Pam's submarine. But sea monsters and the threats of the wilderness are not the only thing to be afraid of. On the surface world, politics and plots between cities start to unfurl, and the consequences will fall on the unauthorized rescue expedition.

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c.oliv rated Deep Beyond #2 Mar 11, 2021
10

Deep Beyond #2

By: Mirka Andolfo, Andrea Broccardo
Released: Mar 10, 2021

Paul hasn't recovered from the mysterious Jolene's shocking resemblance to Pamela, and for the meek and fearful scientist, the situation is already getting worse. The scary sea monsters who rushed them seem to be unbeatable. Will they find a way to survive? Outside help will be needed... and luckily, they will make some new friends who will help th...

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4.0

We Only Find Them When They're Dead #5

By: Al Ewing, Simone Di Meo
Released: Jan 27, 2021

* Destiny has come for the endeavors of the Vihaan II.
* Malik and Richter face off for the last time and only one will survive.
* Their uncertain futures will be forever changed by a shattering discovery.
* Please Note: The Spoiler Variant will be bagged to protect the shocking ending of this issue!

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c.oliv rated Undiscovered Country #12 Feb 11, 2021
8.0

Undiscovered Country #12

By: Charles Soule, Giuseppe Camuncoli
Released: Feb 10, 2021

END OF STORY ARC!
  
"UNITY," Conclusion-Destiny manifests in Unity City as a sacrifice is made, and our intrepid heroes face some hard truths about their mission.

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c.oliv rated Home Sick Pilots #3 Feb 11, 2021
4.0

Home Sick Pilots #3

By: Dan Watters, Caspar Wijngaard
Released: Feb 10, 2021

The rest of the Home Sick Pilots continue their search for Ami through the Old James House. But the house doesn't want them to find her... and is now full of very angry restless spirits. Will they live to cover Blitzkrieg Bop another day?

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8.0

DC: Love Is A Battlefield #1

By: Marquis D Draper, Xermanico
Released: Feb 10, 2021

BLAM! KRACK! POW! Look out-it’s…love?! Falling in love is rough, even for DC’s greatest. Watch as Batman and Catwoman, Wonder Woman and Steve Trevor, Mister Miracle and Big Barda, and all the rest of your OTPs fight in vain against the all-powerful forces of romance (and super-villains)! Even Amanda Waller fights the urge to bail on her myste...

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c.oliv rated X-Force #17 Feb 11, 2021
7.5

X-Force #17

By: Ben Percy, Joshua Cassara
Released: Feb 10, 2021

LOVE AND DEATH!
Death gives QUENTIN QUIRE a new lease on life. Long live Quentin Quire!

Parental Advisory

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7.0

Future State: Green Lantern #2

By: Priest, Tom Raney
Released: Feb 10, 2021

Outnumbered but never outwitted or outfought, John Stewart leads the last of the Green Lanterns against insurmountable odds. Facing a bloodthirsty Khund cult dedicated to the “God in Red,” the onetime Green Lantern shows that even without a ring or the Corps to back him up, he’s still a force to be reckoned with!
Plus, from the pages ...

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8.0

Future State: Dark Detective #3

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Carmine Di Giandomenico
Released: Feb 10, 2021

In this issue, Bruce Wayne meets the next Batman! As the dark detective makes his move to put an end to the villainous Magistrate once and for all, the man who once wore the cowl encounters the next Batman-and these two have some questions for each other! Fists will fly as this explosive meeting erupts in the skies over Gotham...but with the clock...

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c.oliv rated Radiant Black #1 Feb 11, 2021
6.0

Radiant Black #1

By: Kyle Higgins, Marcello Costa
Released: Feb 10, 2021

For fans of INVINCIBLE and Mighty Morphin Power Rangers comes a brand-new ONGOING SERIES from acclaimed writer KYLE HIGGINS (Ultraman, C.O.W.L.) and artist MARCELO COSTA that reinvents superheroes for a new generation!

Nathan Burnett has just turned thirty, and things aren't great: He's working (and failing) at two jobs, his credit card de...

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c.oliv reviewed Commanders In Crisis #5 Feb 11, 2021
10

I'm loving this book!

Commanders In Crisis #5

By: Steve Orlando, Davide Tinto
Released: Feb 10, 2021

NEW STORY ARC!

Can Frontier save the Crisis Command after a secret from her past shatters their trust? As her team struggles to find meaning, vicious attacks mount from new enemies with empathy dead. Act Two of the event that births a universe kicks off as Frontier faces Thunder Woman, electric inspiration itself!

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6.0

Future State: Wonder Woman #2

By: Joelle Jones
Released: Feb 3, 2021

Emerging from the Amazon rain forest, the new Wonder Woman must battle her way through hell! Witness Yara Flor at the height of her power as she takes on the king of the underworld, Hades himself! Betrayed by a close ally, Yara’s back is against the wall as she is forced to battle legions of demons for survival and to liberate her Themysciran sis...

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c.oliv rated X-Factor #7 Feb 5, 2021
4.5

X-Factor #7

By: Leah Williams, David Baldeon
Released: Feb 3, 2021

WHO'S THAT KNOCKING?
A dark force is manipulating the lives of X-FACTOR just as a striking revelation about one of their deaths comes to light.

Rated T+

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