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Metal is a hot mess

Dark Nights: Death Metal: Death Metal Metaverse's End #1

By: James Tynion IV, Juan Gedeon
Released: Sep 30, 2020

Perpetua, mother of all existence, has culled all life and creation in the Multiverse, condensing all beings to one planet: Earth-Prime. In her quest for power and dominance, she rules absolutely and in totality, using her children-the Monitors and Anti-Monitors-as her heralds and destructors. But a group of heroes has banded together across multip...

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Very curious to see this story and implications of Jon with Imra. Good art and good story for a once.

Legion of Super-Heroes #9

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Arthur Adams
Released: Sep 30, 2020

Continuing a very special two-part comics storytelling event! The United Planets have found the Legion of Super-Heroes guilty of crimes against the galaxy, and it’s up to our young heroes to prove their innocence! Featuring an all-star cast of artists, this issue will feature a surprise 1,000 years in the making! Long live the Legion!

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AsgersWeb reviewed Batman: Three Jokers #2 Sep 29, 2020
8.5

Still very solid, but same problems as the first issue. I will say this one was significantly more engaging, but Batman isn't in the issue nearly enough. He has very little dialogue and or stuff to do. I hope the third issue will bring it all home where Bruce is in the spotlight.

Batman: Three Jokers #2

By: Geoff Johns, Jason Fabok
Released: Sep 30, 2020

As Batman and Batgirl follow an unexpected thread linking the three Jokers with someone from the Dark Knight’s past, Red Hood dives headfirst into trouble and finds himself struggling to stay afloat without the aid of his allies.
Batman: Three Jokers continues its trajectory as the ultimate examination of The Joker and his never-ending con...

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Darrow reviewed Batman: Three Jokers #2 Sep 29, 2020
9.0

it's better than first issue.

Batman: Three Jokers #2

By: Geoff Johns, Jason Fabok
Released: Sep 30, 2020

As Batman and Batgirl follow an unexpected thread linking the three Jokers with someone from the Dark Knight’s past, Red Hood dives headfirst into trouble and finds himself struggling to stay afloat without the aid of his allies.
Batman: Three Jokers continues its trajectory as the ultimate examination of The Joker and his never-ending con...

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It's absolutely insane how I thought this issue was better than the last one but here we are. What another spectacular installment into the epic three-part saga known as "Batman: Three Jokers" by Geoff Johns and Jason Fabok.

Geoff Johns certainly GETS these characters, man. I've seen stuff online of people saying "Johns hates Batman." Huh?? I don't see any hate boner for Batman here. An more

Batman: Three Jokers #2

By: Geoff Johns, Jason Fabok
Released: Sep 30, 2020

As Batman and Batgirl follow an unexpected thread linking the three Jokers with someone from the Dark Knight’s past, Red Hood dives headfirst into trouble and finds himself struggling to stay afloat without the aid of his allies.
Batman: Three Jokers continues its trajectory as the ultimate examination of The Joker and his never-ending con...

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TheKing rated Shazam! #15 Sep 23, 2020
8.5

Shazam! #15

By: Jeff Loveness, Brandon Peterson
Released: Sep 23, 2020

After a night battling robots across the globe, Billy Batson finds out not everyone loves superheroes when one of his teachers unleashes a lecture on the ethics of unchecked power and privilege. It’ll take more than just the wisdom of Solomon for the teen hero to figure this one out.

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Federico Liguori reviewed X-Men #12 Sep 16, 2020
6.5

I have to be honest: I think this series is the weakest among all the mutants ones. Hickman is probably a genius (he creates universes and species with scientific details in this series), but almost all his stories feel... Empty. We read of all these characters (Xavier, Magneto, Apocalypse, Wolverine, Summers family, Jean Grey...) but nothing happens. Flashbacks, metaphors, ideas. I personally thi more

X-Men #12

By: Jonathan Hickman, Leinil Francis Yu
Released: Sep 16, 2020

THE SUMMONING BEGINS. A lead-in to the biggest X-story of the summer.

Rated T+

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Canada_Comic_Guy - Sep 19, 2020

Damn! I agree! The dude sets up the most brilliant scenario to the point I'm obsessed. But since HOX/POX the Xmen titles have been a real downer for me.

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LadyLaica reviewed Justice League #53 Sep 15, 2020
1.0

Sorry this Dark Metal series I just don't like it. I feel like, I don't know how to explain it, there is no consistency.

Justice League #53

By: Joshua Williamson, Xermanico
Released: Sep 16, 2020

“Doom Metal” part one of five-the Dark Nights: Death Metal tie-in that will directly impact the finale of that event! Nightwing’s on a mission to free the Legion of Doom from Perpetua’s clutches.  But to do so, he’ll need the help of none other than…Lex Luthor?! The surprises are only just beginning, as Nightwing, Lex, and a new Justic...

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Dark Knight Comic Fan reviewed Batman #99 Sep 15, 2020
1.0

It is so very clear from this issue that Tynion has been stalling throughout this arc just so all the fireworks go off in #100. And considering how the first arc of this run was just a prelude to this arc, that just makes it even more meandering.

The last issue was fantastic, but this entire arc (#95-100) is only worth reading for the wonderful art of Jorge Jimenez and the colors by Tom more

Batman #99

By: James Tynion IV, Jorge Jimenez
Released: Sep 16, 2020

“The Joker War” part five of six! Things have changed, as Batman realizes he can’t fight this war alone. He’s going to need help. Before he faces down The Joker, he must call up his trusty partner Dick Grayson! But can Dick reclaim his lost memories in time to join the battle?

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Batfan - Sep 15, 2020

I feel the same

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FinanceGuy15 reviewed Batman #99 Sep 15, 2020
4.5

This entire arc up until now could've been done in 2 issues.
What's even more disappointing is the fact that the previous arc also led up to this.
Will be dropping this book after #100

Batman #99

By: James Tynion IV, Jorge Jimenez
Released: Sep 16, 2020

“The Joker War” part five of six! Things have changed, as Batman realizes he can’t fight this war alone. He’s going to need help. Before he faces down The Joker, he must call up his trusty partner Dick Grayson! But can Dick reclaim his lost memories in time to join the battle?

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Batfan reviewed Batman #99 Sep 15, 2020
1.5

From the start of this run I’ve been waiting for a Wow moment to happen. still waiting. This whole arc for me has been a mix of existing stories done worse(city of bane, endgame, a little batman R.I.P with
hallucinations)and attempts to make Wow moments but not delivering

Why does joker suddenly care so much about Gotham? Why is their rivalry based on who owns the city? That’ more

Batman #99

By: James Tynion IV, Jorge Jimenez
Released: Sep 16, 2020

“The Joker War” part five of six! Things have changed, as Batman realizes he can’t fight this war alone. He’s going to need help. Before he faces down The Joker, he must call up his trusty partner Dick Grayson! But can Dick reclaim his lost memories in time to join the battle?

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fenixalasnegras - Sep 15, 2020

We hope you give us the conclusion that Tynion has promised so much. Personally, I think he did all this to get the Punchline series out, Tynion is not such a bad writer even though I hate how he handles Jason. However, he has given good stories, I do not know what is happening to him. Let's just hope for a good closing. Or maybe they want to do it in the special issue of the Joker war

Batfan - Sep 15, 2020

Yeah I can definitely see a big Punchline run happening before he leaves, which I won’t be buying. I don’t have high hopes for #100 but at least there’s Tomasi’s detective comics to turn to

TheKing reviewed Flash #761 Sep 8, 2020
5.5

DC seem allergic to having characters face consequences

Flash #761

By: Joshua Williamson, Howard Porter
Released: Sep 9, 2020

“Finish Line” part three! It’s the Flash Family versus the Legion of Zoom! Witness the biggest battle in Flash history as the two sides go head-to-head for the fate of the future! Can the Flash stop the unstoppable Reverse-Flash from dragging him down into a personal hell Barry Allen can never escape?!

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Liem Duong reviewed Strange Adventures #5 Sep 3, 2020
6.5

The series is still really good. King doing what King do best, challenging age-old themes, genres and ideas through a more nuanced and modern lens, similar to what Alan Moore did in his early career. But this issue so far has probably has been the weakest one. The art and contrast styles King, Gerads and Shaner do in this book is top-notch. King's characterization of Alanna and Strange complement more

Strange Adventures #5

By: Tom King, Mitch Gerads
Released: Sep 2, 2020

Mr. Terrific is back on Earth, and he’s making things hot for Adam Strange-but he also might get a little burned himself! The conflict is out in the open now, and the court of public opinion doesn’t play fair. Mr. Terrific was picked to investigate the accusations against Adam Strange because he was the most impartial member of the Justice Leag...

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TheKing rated Strange Adventures #5 Sep 4, 2020
9.0

Strange Adventures #5

By: Tom King, Mitch Gerads
Released: Sep 2, 2020

Mr. Terrific is back on Earth, and he’s making things hot for Adam Strange-but he also might get a little burned himself! The conflict is out in the open now, and the court of public opinion doesn’t play fair. Mr. Terrific was picked to investigate the accusations against Adam Strange because he was the most impartial member of the Justice Leag...

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TheKing rated Strange Adventures #4 Sep 4, 2020
8.5

Strange Adventures #4

By: Tom King, Mitch Gerads
Released: Aug 5, 2020

Welcome to planet Rann, Mr. Terrific! Earth’s champion of fair play has traveled halfway across the galaxy to investigate firsthand the crimes Adam Strange stands accused of. He’s not going to find many friendly witnesses, though, as the people of Rann consider Adam Strange their true champion. Yet for all the resistance Mister Terrific faces o...

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TheKing reviewed Shazam! #14 Sep 3, 2020
4.5

This entire run was disappointing

Shazam! #14

By: Geoff Johns, Dale Eaglesham
Released: Sep 2, 2020

After a night battling robots across the globe, Billy Batson finds out not everyone loves superheroes when one of his teachers unleashes a lecture on the ethics of unchecked power and privilege. It’ll take more than just the wisdom of Solomon for the teen hero to figure this one out.

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TheKing rated DCeased: Dead Planet #3 Sep 3, 2020
7.0

DCeased: Dead Planet #3

By: Tom Taylor, Trevor Hairsine
Released: Sep 2, 2020

A mysterious second “garden” has been located on the other side of the planet, and John Constantine and Swamp Thing lead a mission to investigate...but what they discover will fundamentally change everything! The road to "Earth War" begins!

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Sollywoods reviewed Guardians of the Galaxy #6 Sep 2, 2020
8.0

I was looking forward to this issue a lot and it partly delivered for me. As a counsellor myself, I enjoy these sort of issues but also have a bit more of a critical view then I might normally. Also, Nova is my favourite character in comics so I like when he treated well!

Art was decent. Nothing special and no problematic. It got the job done.

Regarding the therapy of this more

Guardians of the Galaxy #6

By: Al Ewing, Marcio Takara
Released: Sep 2, 2020

• As old tensions explode in the far-off Earth System, the political map of the galaxy is redrawn.
•  Meanwhile, old friends and lovers must redraw the maps of themselves - or tear them up entirely.
•  He used to be the Human Rocket. Now he's the Human Wreck. Is there any coming back for Nova?

Rated T+

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professor00 - Sep 7, 2020

Both characters were mentioned as bi-sexual in the last two decades in comics. But with the way writers ignore continuity (I.e. Cates ignoring that Nova and Gamora started to get back together in the 2017 Nova series) .who knows what is and isn’t anymore.

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8.5

I always liked these kind of issues (except when heroes in crisis does it for the entire series). A character being interviewed and replaying the events is fun. It harkens back to Abnett and Lannings early issues on their GotG run. I love that this series has brought back Nova as a leader, he seems to have taken a back seat at Marvel for a couple years now. I also like that it addresses the fo more

Guardians of the Galaxy #6

By: Al Ewing, Marcio Takara
Released: Sep 2, 2020

• As old tensions explode in the far-off Earth System, the political map of the galaxy is redrawn.
•  Meanwhile, old friends and lovers must redraw the maps of themselves - or tear them up entirely.
•  He used to be the Human Rocket. Now he's the Human Wreck. Is there any coming back for Nova?

Rated T+

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Guardians of the Galaxy #6

By: Al Ewing, Marcio Takara
Released: Sep 2, 2020

• As old tensions explode in the far-off Earth System, the political map of the galaxy is redrawn.
•  Meanwhile, old friends and lovers must redraw the maps of themselves - or tear them up entirely.
•  He used to be the Human Rocket. Now he's the Human Wreck. Is there any coming back for Nova?

Rated T+

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LunaMoody reviewed Young Justice #18 Sep 1, 2020
1.0

There is absolutely NOTHING good about this issue. The story sucked. The art was beyond awful and the dialogue was just endless droning on about nothing of interest. Too much of Spoiler. The one and only time I like Steph was when she was Robin for a few issues. Okay I was wrong there is one thing about this issue that was great. Tim is no longer styling a UPS driver costume or calling himself a m more

Young Justice #18

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Scott Godlewski
Released: Sep 2, 2020

At last, the coolest couple in the DCU gets the spotlight! Tim Drake and Stephanie Brown have sacrificed so much. For each other. For their families. For Young Justice. Now, Tim and Stephanie must take control of their destinies as Young Justice gathers together to help overcome their criminal pasts!

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KErtneY reviewed Young Justice #18 Sep 1, 2020
1.0

Tim was Robin for 20 years, he is too old to be the wonder boy, he is already an adult he should have his own identity, be his own hero, one that is already equal to nightwing, red hood and even batman, he is no longer a sidekick, he is no longer a child

Young Justice #18

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Scott Godlewski
Released: Sep 2, 2020

At last, the coolest couple in the DCU gets the spotlight! Tim Drake and Stephanie Brown have sacrificed so much. For each other. For their families. For Young Justice. Now, Tim and Stephanie must take control of their destinies as Young Justice gathers together to help overcome their criminal pasts!

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YourGreenMuse reviewed Shazam! #14 Sep 1, 2020
7.0

I don't know why Superboy Prime was in this at all. Otherwise, I guess this was a fine ending. I lost interest a while back and never really regained it. The next issue will probably be fun because Jeff Loveness is writing it, but then the volume will be over, and I certainly won't miss it or wish it had kept going.

Shazam! #14

By: Geoff Johns, Dale Eaglesham
Released: Sep 2, 2020

After a night battling robots across the globe, Billy Batson finds out not everyone loves superheroes when one of his teachers unleashes a lecture on the ethics of unchecked power and privilege. It’ll take more than just the wisdom of Solomon for the teen hero to figure this one out.

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TheKing rated Batman: Three Jokers #1 Aug 26, 2020
7.5

Batman: Three Jokers #1

By: Geoff Johns, Jason Fabok
Released: Aug 26, 2020

Thirty years after Batman: The Killing Joke changed comics forever, Three Jokers reexamines the myth of who, or what, The Joker is and what is at the heart of his eternal battle with Batman. New York Times bestselling writer Geoff Johns and Jason Fabok, the writer/artist team that waged the “Darkseid War” in the pages of Justice League, reunite...

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AsgersWeb reviewed Batman: Three Jokers #1 Aug 25, 2020
8.0

Another Black Label book that's just a harder PG-13. The book is good, but it's not good enough to justify the four year build up. The book isn't really about Bruce. Batman has nothing to do in this story even tho his name is on the book. He reacts to everything, an arc has sort of been set up. You may argue that the Killing Joke had no arc for Bruce, it actually did but even if it didn't that boo more

Batman: Three Jokers #1

By: Geoff Johns, Jason Fabok
Released: Aug 26, 2020

Thirty years after Batman: The Killing Joke changed comics forever, Three Jokers reexamines the myth of who, or what, The Joker is and what is at the heart of his eternal battle with Batman. New York Times bestselling writer Geoff Johns and Jason Fabok, the writer/artist team that waged the “Darkseid War” in the pages of Justice League, reunite...

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MKW69 reviewed Batman: Three Jokers #1 Aug 25, 2020
3.0

Nothing new or interesting. This shoulld be done years ago.

Batman: Three Jokers #1

By: Geoff Johns, Jason Fabok
Released: Aug 26, 2020

Thirty years after Batman: The Killing Joke changed comics forever, Three Jokers reexamines the myth of who, or what, The Joker is and what is at the heart of his eternal battle with Batman. New York Times bestselling writer Geoff Johns and Jason Fabok, the writer/artist team that waged the “Darkseid War” in the pages of Justice League, reunite...

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myconius - Aug 26, 2020

@Darkseid24 - oh. how i've missed the triggered little babies on this site. 😂😂😂

Darkseid24 - Aug 26, 2020

@myconius Haha yeah 😂

TheKing rated Thor #6 Aug 20, 2020
7.5

Thor #6

By: Donny Cates, Nic Klein
Released: Aug 19, 2020

THE DEATH OF KING THOR!
The Black Winter has the power to reveal the means of any person's demise - and if the vision is true, Asgard is going to need a new Odinson to take the throne! But Thor is no mere herald or king - and even the death of all existence should fear his coming wrath.
Rated T+

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allenquanobi reviewed Thor #6 Aug 19, 2020
7.0

It's a fine ending to the arc. That last reveal page doesn't really have me feeling excited though. It's just more eh running through the motions again. What was up with the Black Winter? Thor just ran through him without any real qualms or problems, just stole Galactus' power and dispatched of the Black Winter pretty easily. For an arc that was supposed to be an epic start, it all feels by t more

Thor #6

By: Donny Cates, Nic Klein
Released: Aug 19, 2020

THE DEATH OF KING THOR!
The Black Winter has the power to reveal the means of any person's demise - and if the vision is true, Asgard is going to need a new Odinson to take the throne! But Thor is no mere herald or king - and even the death of all existence should fear his coming wrath.
Rated T+

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ohhaimark reviewed Cable #3 Aug 19, 2020
6.5

I'm not a huge fan of Deadpool, but here he was tolerable and occasionally even funny. Overall, the issue is alright. Nothing insultingly bad, but probably not worth the four bucks if you're not a huge Cable fan.

Cable #3

By: Gerry Duggan, Phil Noto
Released: Aug 19, 2020

REUNITED FOR THE VERY FIRST TIME!
  Deadpool considers Cable one of his oldest and best friends. Cable hasn't met Deadpool, yet. He's in for a treat.
Rated T+

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YourGreenMuse reviewed Injustice: Year Zero #4 Aug 19, 2020
6.5

This was fine. There were some cool moments, but ultimately it's not very engaging and it's possibly too quick. Something to note, I find Joker's apprehension towards the Nazis weird, at least how it's presented here. I get why he'd dislike fascism, authoritarianism and totalitarianism, since those adhere to a strict order and require a subservience to a greater power, which I think someone as cha more

Injustice: Year Zero #4

By: Tom Taylor, Cian Tormey
Released: Aug 19, 2020

We all know Hitler shot himself, but what many don’t know…is why. Discover the morally ambiguous secret safely kept by the JSA about how they ended WWII by using an amulet that was found in the hands of the enemy.

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