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Justice League: Last Ride #5

By: Chip Zdarsky, Miguel Mendonca
Released: Sep 15, 2021

APOKOLIPS-NOT AS SAFE A PLACE TO HIDE A WAR CRIMINAL AS YOU’D THINK! The Justice League has been tasked with bringing the master of war crimes, your one and only Lobo, to trial in order to account for a life of treachery. But while the League thought Apokolips would be the safest place to store a wanted murderer, there are others out on the hunt ...

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Quirky Genin reviewed I Am Batman #1 Sep 14, 2021
5.0

no you're not

I Am Batman #1

By: John Ridley, Olivier Coipel
Released: Sep 15, 2021

In the throes of Future State, the streets of Gotham City cry for justice and Jace Fox answers the call! With a new and improved Bat-Suit, Jace hits the streets to inspire and protect…as he follows the trail of the voice of misinformation and violence-the anarchistic Anti-Oracle! Can the new Dark Knight counterbalance their plan to inspire armed ...

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Superman and the Authority #3

By: Grant Morrison, Travel Foreman
Released: Sep 15, 2021

Superman put the Authority back together, but why? What threat is out there that only this group can contend with? The Ultra-Humanite, of course! This fearsome foe is forming a team of his own, one designed to go fist-to-fist with the Authority. It will be their baptism in battle to prove if Superman is right that regardless of who we are, there is...

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Merlyn reviewed Superman and the Authority #3 Sep 14, 2021
6.0

Janin's art is great but other than that, I have nothing. At least Morrison admits Superman is being replaced.

Superman and the Authority #3

By: Grant Morrison, Travel Foreman
Released: Sep 15, 2021

Superman put the Authority back together, but why? What threat is out there that only this group can contend with? The Ultra-Humanite, of course! This fearsome foe is forming a team of his own, one designed to go fist-to-fist with the Authority. It will be their baptism in battle to prove if Superman is right that regardless of who we are, there is...

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TheKing rated Batman: Urban Legends #7 Sep 16, 2021
8.0

Batman: Urban Legends #7

By: Collin Kelly, Max Dunbar
Released: Sep 15, 2021

The legend of Batman only begins with Bruce Wayne! For centuries to come different people will take up the mantle of Batman and defend the times they’re living in from all forms of villainy. See four of the finest Bats the future may offer! • In Neo-Gotham, Bruce Wayne lies murdered in the Batcave. Terry McGinnis-Bruce Wayne’s final protég...

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TheKing rated Infinite Frontier #6 Sep 8, 2021
7.0

Infinite Frontier #6

By: Joshua Williamson, Xermanico
Released: Sep 8, 2021

One story ends and the next phase of the DC Multiverse begins. We have one name for you: DARKSEID. Our heroes knew that someone had been pulling the strings this entire time, but are they prepared for it to be the biggest bad of all? As President Superman, Alan Scott, Roy Harper, and the rest converge for a showdown, the secret of Omega Planet is ...

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Merlyn reviewed Justice League Infinity #3 Sep 7, 2021
5.0

I'm getting more and more bored with this book, get back to the Amazo stuff, that was more interesting.

Justice League Infinity #3

By: J.M. DeMatteis, Ethen Beavers
Released: Sep 8, 2021

As the worlds continue to bleed in and out of each other, the Justice League looks to the cosmos to learn how to stop the chaos that’s been wrought. Meanwhile, Superman’s journey through the Multiverse brings him face to face with another Man of Steel, but is this one friend or foe?

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Contessa reviewed Dark Ages #1 Sep 3, 2021
8.5

Tom Taylor’s actually a pretty good writer when he’s not wasting everyone’s time with cheap virtue signaling.

Dark Ages #1

By: Tom Taylor, Iban Coello
Released: Sep 1, 2021

This is what the Watcher has been watching for!
•  A danger older than the Earth threatens everything. For once, the heroes who have saved the planet so many times are almost powerless in the face of it.
•  X-Men and Avengers assemble. Spider-People and Fantastic Four come together. Heroes for Hire fight alongside Champions.  
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Onomatopoeia reviewed Dark Ages #1 Sep 2, 2021
7.5

I thought the Unmaker was a little silly and unnecessary, but with that out of the way, I'm interested in where the story will go.

Dark Ages #1

By: Tom Taylor, Iban Coello
Released: Sep 1, 2021

This is what the Watcher has been watching for!
•  A danger older than the Earth threatens everything. For once, the heroes who have saved the planet so many times are almost powerless in the face of it.
•  X-Men and Avengers assemble. Spider-People and Fantastic Four come together. Heroes for Hire fight alongside Champions.  
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Fracadactyl reviewed Infinite Frontier #5 Aug 31, 2021
9.0

Looks like secrets and motivations are finally revealed among tributes to the old days. Glimpses into characters in previous issues show their motivations including Mr. Bones original appearance from the 80s. It feels like a reminder on where they all came from and how the changes to their character from the crisis-style crossovers affected their traumas. It's what allowed the likes of Psycho Pira more

Infinite Frontier #5

By: Joshua Williamson, Tom Derenick
Released: Sep 1, 2021

Roy Harper finds himself forced to do things on his own. He’s been through a lot since he was Green Arrow’s sidekick, and usually, the only person he can count on is himself. Hence, he’s hiding the fact that he’s back from the dead from his old friends. He comes across Jade, who has also been stranded by herself-can he help her while lettin...

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Fracadactyl reviewed Wonder Woman #778 Aug 24, 2021
7.5

A bit of an awkward issue between reality hopping that's mostly for fun like the 5th dimension and the more serious confrontation with Janus. Then there's Janus' rant that I feel comes from the writers' frustrations with modern comics. Most of them are so focused on nostalgia that the past is dependency. She's practically an advocate for "let the past die". But like most narratives where character more

Wonder Woman #778

By: Jordie Bellaire, Paulina Ganucheau
Released: Aug 25, 2021

Hot on the trail of Janus, Diana and her allies embark on a whirlwind adventure through the entire map of the Multiverse! Phantom Zone, Fifth Dimension, and Gemworld…oh my! Like the future, Janus’s path through space and time is unpredictable. Will Wonder Woman ever catch her? Or could this be the end of everything as we know it?! The tale behi...

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Antenovial reviewed Wonder Woman #778 Aug 24, 2021
7.5

There is a certain dynamic missing for me, but the hopping through the multiverse is still enjoyable, and Travis Moore's return on art is welcome.

The backup is decent.

Wonder Woman #778

By: Jordie Bellaire, Paulina Ganucheau
Released: Aug 25, 2021

Hot on the trail of Janus, Diana and her allies embark on a whirlwind adventure through the entire map of the Multiverse! Phantom Zone, Fifth Dimension, and Gemworld…oh my! Like the future, Janus’s path through space and time is unpredictable. Will Wonder Woman ever catch her? Or could this be the end of everything as we know it?! The tale behi...

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Dc Fan of Sorts - Aug 26, 2021

The dynamic for me is Wonder Woman doing something in each Locke that matters. She seemed to be saving the sphere of the gods at first, but now is just chasing Janus with no real reason to be in earth place besides that. Btw, this is hardly the multiverse any more either

TheKing rated Superman: Son of Kal-El #2 Aug 27, 2021
5.0

Superman: Son of Kal-El #2

By: Tom Taylor, John Timms
Released: Aug 25, 2021

Jonathan Kent now dons his father’s cape, but can he be Superman and still have a normal life? It’s tough in this modern world. Danger is everywhere. The new Superman learns this the hard way on his first day of college, and a deadly attack forces Jon to step from the shadows and into the spotlight-where his identity is exposed to the Truth, an...

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Merlyn reviewed Superman: Son of Kal-El #2 Aug 24, 2021
1.0

Really, bullets with "thoughts and prayers"? I mean, I know it's Tom Taylor, stupidity is par for the course but come on, can it get more cringey? Nothing here seems all right, the way Jon scolds Clark, the way Clark accepts said scolding, the way Jon drops the refugees and he decides he's above all of it. The sanctimony of it, the complaining about "sTuPiD bOrDeRs", all of it it's just Tom Taylor more

Superman: Son of Kal-El #2

By: Tom Taylor, John Timms
Released: Aug 25, 2021

Jonathan Kent now dons his father’s cape, but can he be Superman and still have a normal life? It’s tough in this modern world. Danger is everywhere. The new Superman learns this the hard way on his first day of college, and a deadly attack forces Jon to step from the shadows and into the spotlight-where his identity is exposed to the Truth, an...

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PeteRick - Sep 13, 2021

All I'm asking is a fun and entertaining fucking book, I get tired from work, with my two kids, and people know how 7 years older are like, I just like to lay down and blow off some steam by reading my comics, without this political garbage, ain't enough that every channel I tune up there's this shit happening, it was supposed to be a break from reality, if DC keeps up with this agenda, I don't know if I'll stick around

Merlyn - Sep 14, 2021

That's my problem, too. These people don't understand that we want escapism. They're just so narcissistic that they think we actually want to hear their political opinions. We don't.

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Onomatopoeia reviewed Wolverine #15 Aug 26, 2021
7.5

I get that Solem is being built up as this new arch-rival to Wolverine, but all I can think of is the new 52 version of Lobo...

Wolverine #15

By: Ben Percy, Adam Kubert
Released: Aug 25, 2021

BLACKMORE'S FIGHT!
WOLVERINE comes face-to-face with Arakkii pirate crime lord SEVYR BLACKMORE!  But will their fight lead Logan to the clues he needs to catch SOLEM, or put him right where the manipulative mutant wants him?
Parental Advisory

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Merlyn reviewed Thor #16 Aug 25, 2021
6.5

For a monthly book that sometimes even skips a month (or two) this should be better, Cates isn't really trying, I thought he was a Thor fan.

Thor #16

By: Donny Cates, Michele Bandini
Released: Aug 25, 2021

"REVELATIONS" PART 2 OF 3!
Thor has only known two things, being a warrior and weilding a hammer. But he is realizing that in order to be the best ruler of Asgard that he can be, he must give up those two things. Who is Thor without them? And hostilities between Thor and Odin reach a boiling point as "Revelations" continues to uproot Thor's ent...

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Merlyn reviewed Kang the Conqueror #1 Aug 18, 2021
8.5

I'm not a fan of Lanzing&Kelly at all, none of their work so far has ever done anything for me so I went into this with very low expectations. I'm glad to say I was surprised. Very good characterization of Kang and I can't stress enough how great Magno's art is. He draws Kang perfectly, a lot of artists that draw him make him look like a caricature, here he is very imposable. Looking forward to se more

Kang the Conqueror #1

By: Collin Kelly, Carlos Magno
Released: Aug 18, 2021

THE ORIGIN OF KANG!
The man called Kang the Conqueror has been a pharaoh, a villain, a warlord of the space ways and even, on rare occasions, a hero. Across all timelines, one fact seemed absolute: Time means nothing to Kang the Conqueror.
But the truth is more complex. Kang is caught in an endless cycle of creation and destruction dictate...

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Toonstrack reviewed Hardware: Season One #1 Aug 12, 2021
9.0

These new Milestone books are already proving to be some of the most promising stuff DC is putting on the shelf. I was only originally going to go for Static but now its clear I'll need to consider following that, Icon and Rocket, and this.

This starts from very much the same place Static did, the big band which erupted out of a civil rights protest. The book wastes no time getting us t more

Hardware: Season One #1

By: Brandon Thomas, Denys Cowan
Released: Aug 11, 2021

Curtis Metcalf was the brightest shining star of Alva Industries, a brilliant scientist mentored by Edwin Alva since childhood…until the failures of Alva technology at the “Big Bang” disaster threatened to destroy the company, and Alva needed a scapegoat. Now Curtis is on the run from the Dakota police department…but a man as smart-and para...

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7.0

Justice League: Last Ride #4

By: Chip Zdarsky, Miguel Mendonca
Released: Aug 11, 2021

The Justice League disbanded when their last mission went terribly wrong, and Martian Manhunter paid the ultimate price. But the team learns that time is a circle, and their last mission on Apokolips holds more than just the key to protecting a war criminal and completing their mission, it tells the story of how we lost J’onn…and why Superman h...

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Merlyn reviewed Justice League: Last Ride #4 Aug 10, 2021
6.0

I really don't get the high ratings for this. Sure, it had Mongul and Cyborg Superman in it but there's nothing great here. We still know very little about the main plot, the characters are pretty bland. "Not great, not terrible" kinda fits here.

Justice League: Last Ride #4

By: Chip Zdarsky, Miguel Mendonca
Released: Aug 11, 2021

The Justice League disbanded when their last mission went terribly wrong, and Martian Manhunter paid the ultimate price. But the team learns that time is a circle, and their last mission on Apokolips holds more than just the key to protecting a war criminal and completing their mission, it tells the story of how we lost J’onn…and why Superman h...

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Fracadactyl reviewed Infinite Frontier #4 Aug 11, 2021
8.5

Characters feel very human in this place. The DEO is starting to feel like there is a lot of complicated factors because no one seems to be communicating. Especially since Bones doesn't appear to be the person we think he is at all. One character is driven by her trauma of losing her Earth and is taking her frustrations out on the wrong people because "Bones" is leading her astray.

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Infinite Frontier #4

By: Joshua Williamson, Xermanico
Released: Aug 11, 2021

President Superman finds himself in the wrong world, and it isn’t looking good. Bones and Chase attempt to stop super-powered heroes and villains from crossing Multiversal lines. If they can shut down the President of Steel, they think that it will serve as a signal to all to not mess with Earth-0! This is only a distraction, however, as Injustic...

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TheKing reviewed Justice League #66 Aug 4, 2021
1.0

LMAO @ the reviews.

Justice League #66

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Phil Hester
Released: Aug 4, 2021

The Hall of Justice has been invaded by the cosmic threat of the Synmar Utopica, and it will take the full force of the United Planets, led by Superman, to defeat it without destroying Earth in the process. Meanwhile, the secrets of Checkmate are being whispered among the Justice League, and that spells trouble for Green Arrow and Black Canary. All...

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Quinn reviewed Batman #111 Aug 3, 2021
3.5

Again, an issue where nothing really happens. It begins with Facist Dum-Dum Dugan lookalike holding a gun on two video characters with clown colors. The evil corporation has gotten the drop on the Tynion anarhcist group. His third such group he's introduced into Batman mythos, if I am not mistaken. (If I am, forgive me). Facist Dum-Dum blathers on and we actually see him shoot one of the prisoners more

Batman #111

By: James Tynion IV, Jorge Jimenez
Released: Aug 4, 2021

Mayor Nakano announces a crackdown on masked vigilantes just as the Magistrate moves against the Unsanity Collective. Batman attempts to avert a bloodbath, while the Scarecrow makes his final move..."Fear State" is about to begin! Backup: Ghost-Maker faces his most gruesome adversary yet...the horrific Razorline!

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Mingthemerciless - Aug 3, 2021

I think DC actually thinks it can permanently replace Bruce Wayne with Tim Fox and expects to keep its readership on Batman. This isn't like knightfall or battle for the cowl where you knew Bruce would be back. This is a "eat it kids.. Tim's Batman now" move. If it happens I wont even but non continuity books with Bruce until DC abandons this idiocy. I have a feeling I wont be in the minority either.

Mingthemerciless - Aug 3, 2021

Bruce IS Batman.

TheKing rated S.W.O.R.D. #7 Jul 30, 2021
7.0

S.W.O.R.D. #7

By: Al Ewing, Stefano Caselli
Released: Jul 28, 2021

THE MORNING AFTER THE NIGHT BEFORE...
The Hellfire Gala is over...but not all the guests have gone home. Victor Von Doom is staying for dinner. He's chatting to an old friend in a very new setting - about thrones, empires, magic, Mysterium...and the LAST ANNIHILATION!
Rated T+

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willborei reviewed S.W.O.R.D. #7 Jul 28, 2021
8.0

Doom and Storm is honestly the main draw for this issue. It was cool to see, but unfortunately not particularly eventful. Hopefully future books change my opinion. Brand seems to be getting more fleshed out tho

S.W.O.R.D. #7

By: Al Ewing, Stefano Caselli
Released: Jul 28, 2021

THE MORNING AFTER THE NIGHT BEFORE...
The Hellfire Gala is over...but not all the guests have gone home. Victor Von Doom is staying for dinner. He's chatting to an old friend in a very new setting - about thrones, empires, magic, Mysterium...and the LAST ANNIHILATION!
Rated T+

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JBL Reviews reviewed S.W.O.R.D. #7 Jul 28, 2021
7.5

This is a decent book, but it’s issue 7 and this is the 3rd event it has covered (King in Black and Hellfire Gala we’re the other two). Will this series ever just be a story unto itself?

S.W.O.R.D. #7

By: Al Ewing, Stefano Caselli
Released: Jul 28, 2021

THE MORNING AFTER THE NIGHT BEFORE...
The Hellfire Gala is over...but not all the guests have gone home. Victor Von Doom is staying for dinner. He's chatting to an old friend in a very new setting - about thrones, empires, magic, Mysterium...and the LAST ANNIHILATION!
Rated T+

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8.5

Kind of a slow start but one that establishes a bit of character. It presents Augustus' character pretty well. He has the instincts to do good but past tragedies tell him to keep his head down. Then there's Raquel who is practically the same character of old just with a bit more awareness(?) of the modern world's lack of privacy. She really wants to turn her life around but wants guidance from Aug more

Icon & Rocket: Season One #1

By: Reginald Hudlin, Doug Braithwaite
Released: Jul 28, 2021

Long ago, the stranded alien known as Arnus gave up hope of returning to his home planet. Tragically, he’d also realized that his adopted home of Earth was beyond saving. Content to waste away his long life in a human guise, Arnus was past caring…until the day a young woman named Raquel Ervin crashed into his life. Soon she’d convinced him to...

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TheKing rated Infinite Frontier #3 Jul 28, 2021
6.5

Infinite Frontier #3

By: Joshua Williamson, Xermanico
Released: Jul 28, 2021

Barry Allen's history with the Psycho-Pirate isn't pleasant.
The Flash encountered this mind-bending villain all the way back in the original Crisis on Infinite Earths, and it did not end well for the Scarlet Speedster. For the first time since his death and rebirth, Barry runs afoul of this foe-hopefully it will go better this time around!...

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TheKing rated Action Comics #1033 Jul 28, 2021
8.0

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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SONOFBATMANN reviewed Action Comics #1033 Jul 27, 2021
8.0

I hate seeing the Bendis League, but otherwise a great issue. Batman seems kind of naïve to underestimate Mongul's agenda; Bruce has always been the kind to prep contingencies for any kind of invasion, and I feel he would definitely be skeptical of a bunch of "refugees" taken in by Supes as well as Mongul's so called "losing" an ultra powered macguffin like the Genesis Fragment.

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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