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fzanca reviewed The Variants #2 Jul 31, 2022
8.5

I'm really liking this series. It's unique and it was good to see Tigra. Haven't seen her in ages. I like how they introduced Luke and Gail wasn't afraid to give the male character the spotlight for a second. There was no pandering. There were strong females and strong males and they worked in tandum. No one upping the other. I liked the scene with Daredevil. There are a lot of good moments here f more

The Variants #2

By: Gail Simone, Phil Noto
Released: Jul 27, 2022

Jessica Jones is experiencing terrifying blackouts and leaving chaos and pain in her wake. But will the latest effects of her missing time leave her on the wrong side of the law AND her own family? Meanwhile, the mysterious VARIANTS arrive, and Jessica fears for her own sanity!
RATED T+

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Weird Science Jim - Aug 6, 2022

If you like Tigra, you should check out the Moon Knight book. She has been in it for a bit now

fzanca - Aug 6, 2022

I like Moon Knight, but I'm tapped out on the number of books I'm buying. What's the writer. I'll pick up the trade. I have heard good things about this run.

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fzanca reviewed The New Champion of Shazam! #1 Aug 6, 2022
8.0

It was a slow start, but this is almost an origin story. The story really picks up when the rabbit starts talking. That was a nice touch. Then she fights a no-name villain and then the reveal about her parents.

I got the alternate cover which is simply gorgeous.

The New Champion of Shazam! #1

By: Josie Campbell, Evan "Doc" Shaner
Released: Aug 3, 2022

Mary Bromfield has always struggled to determine who she is outside her family...kinda hard to do when you're all superheroes! Now, after Billy Batson's heroic sacrifice, the power of Shazam has vanished, and she's been left powerless. Most heroes would be distraught, but not Mary. It's finally time for a voyage of self-discovery as she prepares fo...

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Weird Science Jim - Aug 6, 2022

No name villain is a classic Shazam villain, btw. This 4-parter seems to be trying to sort out all the convoluted stuff that has happened to Billy over the last 2-3 years.

fzanca - Aug 6, 2022

Yeah, I get that. He's been stuck on the rock for a while.

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fzanca reviewed Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #22 Jul 28, 2022
5.5

Not sure if Patrick and I read the same book. This story could have been told in 3 pages. The artwork was pretty bad in comparison to some of the other issues. We learned that Aphra's possessed and screws people over. These are things we already knew. The possession portion could have been cut down drastically to get to the next plot point. Instead, we stay there for the entire issue.

Star Wars: Doctor Aphra #22

By: Alyssa Wong, Minkyu Jung
Released: Jul 27, 2022

• Tainted by the SPARK ETERNAL, DOCTOR CHELLI APHRA is not herself! Trapped in her own mind, Aphra's only hope for escape lies in her own memories...
•  ...but will she find a way out before the Spark consumes her completely?
RATED T

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fzanca - Aug 5, 2022

You mean the droids that tried to kill her numerous times. I'm not sure why she would want them back

Weird Science Jim - Aug 6, 2022

I’m not sure if you are reading or understanding the book - the Spark Eternal wants the droids! Aphra even tells it that the droids will kill them!

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Merlyn reviewed Justice League Incarnate #4 Feb 1, 2022
8.0

I liked this. While the narration was at times a bit stiff, it all made sense. We all know Thomas Wayne isn't really dead since we'll have Geoff Johns' and Jeremy Adams' Flashpoint Beyond book (which I'm pretty excited about) so there's that. Unfortunately I don't care all that much about the JL Incarnate characters, they're pretty bland, except for Thomas. But the story is a decent one.

Justice League Incarnate #4

By: Dennis Culver, Andrei Bressan
Released: Feb 2, 2022

THIS ISSUE…A HERO DIES! Doctor Multiverse discovers there is a threat greater than Darkseid! Is the Justice League Incarnate’s only option to work with the Lord of Apokolips? Meanwhile, on Earth-7, Orion and Aquawoman lead the rest of the team to gain control of the Oblivion Engine! But by the time this issue is over…a member of Justice Leagu...

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Merlyn - Feb 9, 2022

As per the Injustice Superman, people hate me here for criticizing Tom Taylor but I really loved Injustice, not gonna lie. I can't remember what he did in that particular issue and you are right, without values we are turning into animals. It's just that I could get that A Superman out of, say a multiverse of them, could snap when he's killed the pregnant love of his life and could after that try to prevent that from happening to someone else.

Merlyn - Feb 9, 2022

And, as we know all too well sadly, a lot of men who were initially "saviors" or "heroes" to their people turned into dictators and genocidal maniacs believing they are doing what they're doing for the greater good, for a better tomorrow.

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Bats20832 reviewed Justice League Incarnate #4 Feb 4, 2022
2.5

$20 too much to get this far - I am done. Unpopular opinion: Darkseid is one-dimensional, lame, and boring character: "all evil," (which is never described) meaning DC writers never have to actually take a stand on ANYTHING, let alone something "heroic" on Earth. "Darkseid is:"... "Safe (dull) Sci-Fi solution to write about 'heroism.'" The point of this series for was to read about the actual Just more

Justice League Incarnate #4

By: Dennis Culver, Andrei Bressan
Released: Feb 2, 2022

THIS ISSUE…A HERO DIES! Doctor Multiverse discovers there is a threat greater than Darkseid! Is the Justice League Incarnate’s only option to work with the Lord of Apokolips? Meanwhile, on Earth-7, Orion and Aquawoman lead the rest of the team to gain control of the Oblivion Engine! But by the time this issue is over…a member of Justice Leagu...

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Weird Science Jim - Feb 5, 2022

Seeing all the crisis shows that all the realities exist though - that may not be enough at the moment, but a timeline that includes crisis on infinite earth with the current post new 52/rebirth/infinite frontier timeline means all realities do exist now

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2.5

Unreal concepts one after another regarding Bruce. Please, it's a joke to give the throne to the partner, I'll laugh a lot about it.

Yasmine's art is what it's worth, but in this issue I didn't feel her presence, there were parts I didn't even like.

Dark Knights of Steel #4

By: Tom Taylor, Bengal
Released: Feb 2, 2022

The arrival of the Els by spaceship 19 years earlier was a pivotal moment for the kingdom, and a prophecy was born! But what were those early years like for the Els, and how did they come to be monarchs of the kingdom? And what catastrophic event triggered everything that was to follow?

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SenpaifenixJäger - Feb 2, 2022

Thank @Jim, yes I detect the change or her absence, even though the palette is somewhat similar, I imagine that it was only in charge of the cover. Great just to see Putri's art reading this thing.

Weird Science Jim - Feb 2, 2022

I know!

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Merlyn reviewed Thor #20 Jan 5, 2022
5.5

Yeah, this is bad, so Mjolnir is a... chick now? Kind of? Just get Donny Cates off the book, he doesn't care about it and he's just not in a good form lately, he's also bad on Hulk. I don't know what happened, maybe success got to his head, maybe he's having a hard time like King did when he wrote the second half of Batman, point is this is just bad, more Odin-bashing, angry-for-nothing Thor and a more

Thor #20

By: Donny Cates, Nic Klein
Released: Jan 5, 2022

"GOD OF HAMMERS" PART 2 of 5
Mjolnir is on a rampage across the realms and is leaving death and destruction in its path! Thor must act fast to save his kingdom for the deadly prophecy of the God of Hammers is about to be unleashed!
RATED T+

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Weird Science Jim - Jan 6, 2022

God Tempest was dead after Jane Foster was brought back to life, but came back Iin War of the Realms, when Thor made it remake Mjolnir in the sun. Donny Cates dips into the well again, though, by making Odis’s enchantments go down (why others could pick it up recently)and now god tempest wants revenge as god of hammers

Weird Science Jim - Jan 6, 2022

The continuity works enough, it’s more of a “been there done that” lazy storytelling problem

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Loafy Trophy reviewed Human Target #3 Dec 30, 2021
9.0

Smallwood should win an Eisner for this, his work has been that good through the first three issues. King's script has met the lofty standard set by the art as well. The double page spread featuring a classic "red stoplight" scene was perfect match of form and function. The way Chance's internal dialogue meshed with Guy's droning on and Smallwood's quick panels was everything that's right about th more

Human Target #3

By: Tom King, Greg Smallwood
Released: Dec 29, 2021

Christopher Chance is a man on a deadline and working to solve a crime that might be unsolvable. Despite his better judgment, he’s falling for his lead suspect, and her violent ex-boyfriend isn’t happy about it. Oh, and that ex? He’s a Green Lantern.

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Loafy Trophy - Jan 3, 2022

You accusing me of “not reading” is pretty funny when you refuse to read the Black Label stamp on the cover of the book.

Toonstrack - Jan 27, 2022

Excellent review. This is Guy if I've ever seen him. If I described this character and his actions to someone with even a passing knowledge of DC, without naming the character, they'd be able to tell you it was Guy very quickly.

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Swanktub reviewed Justice League #70 Dec 28, 2021
3.0

Ram V's work deserves so much better than to be the backup for one of the worst Justice League runs in recent memory.

Justice League #70

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Phil Hester
Released: Dec 29, 2021

Place your bets, folks! The Royal Flush Gang is BACK and ready to take down the Justice League! Find out their connection to Deathstroke and their growing plot to destroy Green Arrow and Batman. Meanwhile, a villain from the Dark Multiverse has returned and he’s about to turn the Justice League Dark’s world upside down! Could this be the end of...

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Swanktub - Dec 29, 2021

The book was still selling above 20,000 units before the Endless Winter crossover. While not spectacular numbers, that is usually enough to keep a well received book going. To be fair though I would be fine with JLD being a backup story, if the main JL story book was better. I've only read 3 issues since Infinite Frontier so I can't really agree or disagree if the backups are overrated, but I do generally enjoy Ram V's writing.

Weird Science Jim - Dec 29, 2021

There weren’t really actual reported numbers for any of Ram Vs issues… it was selling 22k in March, but seemed to dip below books that were selling much lower when sales were reported by the time Endless Winter started. Ram V was only on a handful of issues so the sales weren’t his fault, but that shows again that DC had faith in him. I am so-so with Ram V overall (Laila Starr is great though, if you haven’t checked it out)

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Ebonyc reviewed Justice League #70 Dec 28, 2021
1.0

This is today's entertainment business: just like the Batwoman shows got rewarded for shit writing with a Gotham Knights show, Bendis gets rewarded for a crappy writing with a Justice League title while Ram V, the competent writer that he actually is, gets to have his story as a backup to Bendis' shitshow. It's 1/10 for Bendis. Would be an 8/10 for Ram V.

Justice League #70

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Phil Hester
Released: Dec 29, 2021

Place your bets, folks! The Royal Flush Gang is BACK and ready to take down the Justice League! Find out their connection to Deathstroke and their growing plot to destroy Green Arrow and Batman. Meanwhile, a villain from the Dark Multiverse has returned and he’s about to turn the Justice League Dark’s world upside down! Could this be the end of...

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Weird Science Jim - Dec 29, 2021

I think people are looking at this Ram V backup vs Bendis Justice League book thing the wrong way. After Ram V took over the JLD book from Tynion, the sales were pretty bad, so it’s actually surprising he even got this backup. I think DC did it because Ram V is a writer they want to support and hoped more people would read these JLD backups and maybe lead to another regular JLD book. I am thinking the JLD trade sales may determine if it happens now.

Mingthemerciless - Dec 30, 2021

Looks like a new team is taking over the book in April. Yeah I ll wait for the JLD trade to come out.

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KFuqua reviewed Batman / Catwoman #9 Dec 21, 2021
1.0

I keep trying and this book just continues to be awful. I shouldn't be surprised because everything Tom King writes is garbage, but the art by Liam Sharp is also awful, which surprises me.

Batman / Catwoman #9

By: Tom King, Liam Sharp
Released: Dec 22, 2021

Batman and Catwoman may have just gotten back together, but Joker is ready to complicate things by asking Selina for a favor that could lead to Batman’s demise! That’s not the only trick he has up his sleeve…he’s also hiding a secret that will drive Phantasm mad. Plus, Batwoman hunts down her own mother!

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Weird Science Jim - Dec 22, 2021

I think Liam Sharpe's art fits some things better than others and being a fill-in for Clay Mann was an odd choice

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Merlyn reviewed Batman / Superman Annual: 2021 Aug 31, 2021
7.5

I liked this but I feel cheated by it. The last page from the last issue proposed an encounter with Darkseid. No such thing happened here. Both stories are good but I hate it when writers bait people to buy their books. I'm giving it 7.5 not just for this issue but overall because this series was pretty good from the beginning and who knows when the next Batman/Superman book will come out given DC more

Batman / Superman Annual: 2021

By: Gene Luen Yang, Francesco Francavilla
Released: Sep 1, 2021

The epic epilogue to the Archive of Worlds saga! In his pursuit of perfection, the godlike Auteur.io sought to create and destroy worlds with the wave of a hand and a flair for the dramatic. But against all odds...the World of the Knight and the World of Tomorrow live on! The Batman of the noir-tinged streets of Gotham City finds himself stranded i...

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Weird Science Jim - Sep 4, 2021

Still one more issue, but it's a Mxy issue... the Darkseid stuff is continuing in the Joshua Williamson stories it seems. If you look at last issue, it says the Annual will continue the filmverse stuff and then there is the seperate epilogue with Darkseid.

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Batman Jones reviewed Nightwing #83 Aug 17, 2021
10

1.I’m getting a little tired of some fans saying Taylor is a bad writer. I’m not sure that anyone is writing a better series than this one, possibly at any company. He has also made me a fan of Jonathan Kent and even of him in the Superman role in one issue flat. I didn’t think any writer capable of that. The guys is shitting gold lately. DC should give him the run of the place or at least g more

Nightwing #83

By: Tom Taylor, Bruno Redondo
Released: Aug 18, 2021

It’s a fight for the soul of the city! Now that Dick Grayson has inherited more money than he could possibly need, he has an idea on how he can help the city with it-and it’s time for him to announce it to the world! But with Blüdhaven's so beyond saving, what idea does he have that could possible save it? Meanwhile, an unexpected figure comes...

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FuzzyCracker - Aug 21, 2021

@Weird Science Jim. No one is complaining about you. They're complaining about the obvious review bombing from newly made accounts, and that one idiot who thinks everything is an attack on his precious Trump.

Amazing Psycamorean - Aug 29, 2021

Not gonna get deep into the Afghanistan pullout because nuance is dead here, but "Afghani" is a currency. Calling the Afghan people "Afghanis" is basically telling everyone in the room that you don't know anything about the conflict.

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Merlyn reviewed Superman: Son of Kal-El #1 Jul 27, 2021
1.5

If there was no name on the cover I still would have known who wrote this. All the cliches are there, there is not an original bone in Tom Taylor's body. The refuse to use the classic catchphrase "Truth, Justice and the American Way" because in his leftist mind America sucks, the tireless complaining about climate change (that's not why those fires are happening in California btw, you have to be v more

Superman: Son of Kal-El #1

By: Tom Taylor, John Timms
Released: Jul 28, 2021

Jonathan Kent has experienced a lot in his young life. He’s traveled the galaxies with his Kryptonian grandfather and lived in the future with the Legion of Super-Heroes, who were intent on training him for the day his father, Clark Kent, could no longer be Superman. There is a hole in the Legion’s history that prevents Jon from knowing exactly...

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Dc Fan of Sorts - Sep 19, 2021

There wasn't much to the character at the time Bendis showed up. An ok Super Sons book is about all. If they deaged Jon tomorrow, it doesn't mean anything would be better.

Dc Fan of Sorts - Sep 19, 2021

What I'm saying is this is what we have now and the writers are going to have to deal with. It's now beyond just blaming bendis.

Weird Science Jim rated New Superman #19 Jul 17, 2021
5.0

New Superman #19

By: Mariko Tamaki, Brent Peeples
Released: Jan 10, 2018

"A Day in the Life"! The New Super-Man and Justice League of China changed the metahuman landscape of China forever, and Laney Lan has reported on their heroics since day one. But there's more to Shanghai's ace reporter than meets the eye, and when faced with turmoil in her own family, Laney's commitment to reporting the truth will be tested like n...

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Merlyn reviewed Flash Annual: 2021 Jul 13, 2021
9.5

I have to congratulate Adams for cleaning up one of Tom King's worst mistakes ever and making a fun and meaningful moment out of it. I have to confess I didn't like his beginning of the run but the last issues were better and better. I'm more of a Barry Allen fan but seeing Wally happy again put a smile on my face.

Flash Annual: 2021

By: Jeremy Adams, Fernando Pasarin
Released: Jul 14, 2021

The lightning-fast and action-packed “Surge” story line races to its conclusion as Wally West returns to the present day with a new perspective on the past and a reinvigorated desire to take back the mantle of the Flash. With one last hurdle to leap, Wally puts the past behind him, but he’ll need to propel himself further and faster than ever...

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Weird Science Jim - Jul 14, 2021

I am more of a Barry fan as well, but this is good. Tom King is the only writer who would use Wally’s Family as a way to set up murder and death and this makes it better

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Antenovial reviewed Wonder Woman #774 Jun 22, 2021
8.5

Enter Olympus. Diana is finally in the right afterlife, but things aren’t as they are supposed to be. The mystery is set up quite well. Janus is an intriguing villain, and the appearance of one of them is familiar to readers of this run.

Instead of Travis Moore (who will return in September), Andy MacDonald is on art. While the art is a bit of a step down in quality – especially whe more

Wonder Woman #774

By: Jordie Bellaire, Paulina Ganucheau
Released: Jun 23, 2021

Olympus has fallen! With the kingdom of the gods in ruins, Wonder Woman finds that only two remain, wounded and abandoned by one of their own! The rest of the Olympians are dead and now it’s up to Diana to travel to the Graveyard of the Gods to recover their souls. Seems like even in the afterlife there is no rest for our hero. Will she ever be a...

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Antenovial - Jun 22, 2021

@Abrakadabra: I'm sorry, but I have no idea what you are talking about. When I wrote "I can't wait to see who the big bad is" I was refering to the backup by Bellaire and Ganucheau. @WeirdScienceJim: That's valid. Personally I've seen enough of Olympus over the years that its destruction works for me here without having to see the gods prior to their demise.

Weird Science Jim - Jul 12, 2021

My point wasn’t about seeing them prior, my point is that Olympus has been destroyed in the Wonder Woman book for almost 4 years now - this isn’t new

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Merlyn reviewed Green Lantern #4 Jul 6, 2021
1.5

...Of course Hal is Parallax again, the move literally no one asked for but Thorne needed to put in the book to satisfy his Hal Jordan hate boner. A mess overall, I'm giving up on this book. I'll give him something, though, he managed to make Teen Lantern even more annoying than in the Bendis era, something I thought would be difficult to do.

Green Lantern #4

By: Geoffrey Thorne, Tom Raney
Released: Jul 7, 2021

Improve. Adapt. Overcome. The same lessons John Stewart learned in the Marine Corps help him begin his quest to find the other lost Lanterns in the dark sectors of space. Meanwhile, back on Oa, one of the Corps’ newest members, Jo Mullein, alongside Young Justice’s Teen Lantern and Simon Baz, tends to the wounded and investigates who or what ca...

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Merlyn - Jul 11, 2021

Still, I'm glad to see I'm not in the minority, at least here. I don't get why DC would try so hard to kill a book that's going to have a tv series on HBO, but it is what it is.

RedKryptoSuperman - Jul 12, 2021

Thorne is clueless as a GL writer.

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Fracadactyl reviewed Avengers #46 Jul 8, 2021
7.5

This felt a little awkward going in after Heroes Reborn. Plus the motivations feel like they happen out of nowhere for Gorilla-Man. I just hope Starbrand and Phoenix get more focus this time around.

Avengers #46

By: Jason Aaron, Javi Garron
Released: Jul 7, 2021

WORLD WAR SHE-HULK!
After the shocking events of "Enter the Phoenix," the Earth has become more fractured and volatile than ever, especially for the Avengers. Once She-Hulk is declared a global menace, Russia's mightiest heroes, the Winter Guard, are tasked with bringing Jen to justice, to face a fate no Hulk could hope to endure.
Rated T+

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Weird Science Jim - Jul 8, 2021

It's been a long time, but Gorilla-Man was pointed out as a traitor way back when he was first introduced in the book. Aaron should have referenced it a bit more

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Merlyn reviewed Batman #110 Jul 6, 2021
3.0

Another issue where Jimenez can't save Tynion despite his great dynamic art.

Batman #110

By: James Tynion IV, Jorge Jimenez
Released: Jul 7, 2021

Main: Batman’s bloody, no-holds-barred fight with Magistrate enforcer Peacekeeper-01 rages on in epic fashion! Simon Saint’s master plan comes to fruition as his Magistrate program makes its move on Gotham City, and things are about to heat up! (Not in a good way!)
Backup: The Instigator versus Ghost-Maker in a kung fu showdown! Need we...

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Weird Science Jim - Jul 6, 2021

The art was so dynamic! I think that it's Tynion trying to take advantage of the art because he is stalling until Fear State actually hits and not even telling much of a story, just setting up things in a haphazard way at this point.

Batman Jones - Jul 6, 2021

Jimenez is the most dynamic artist that’s drawn for DC in I don’t know how long.

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SenpaifenixJäger reviewed Daredevil #31 Jul 2, 2021
6.0

In general, this series is usually quite good and Chip Zdarsky is usually excellent in the development of this character, but I am afraid that this number felt like a lot of violence and pointless discussions, I do not know how DD can have the mayor where he wants. Elektra somewhat uncontrolled making a tremendous tantrum because the protégé is traumatized in a totally normal way.
Pfff, I h more

Daredevil #31

By: Chip Zdarsky, Mike Hawthorne
Released: Jun 30, 2021

THE DAREDEVIL ISSUE YOU CANNOT MISS!
•  Chip Zdarsky, Marco Checchetto and all their collaborators have redefined the life of the Man Without Fear. IN THIS ISSUE, they do it all over again and, what's more, they go a step further and UP THE ANTE!
•  WILSON FISK's gambit from the past few months risks upending his life and tenure as...

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Weird Science Jim - Jul 5, 2021

He has the warden, not the mayor where he wants. I think he means that now the warden will be scared of what DD can do and will make a mistake that will be his own undoing

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daspidaboy reviewed Infinite Frontier #1 Jun 22, 2021
9.0

A REALLY strong start to DC Comics first crossover since the relaunch is happening. Great characters, great art, and interesting plot twists. This feels similar to Original Sin.

Infinite Frontier #1

By: Joshua Williamson, Xermanico
Released: Jun 23, 2021

When our heroes saved the Muliverse from Perpetua in Dark Nights: Death Metal, everything was put back where it belonged...and we do mean everything. All the damage from all the Crises was undone, and heroes long thought gone returned from whatever exile they had been in. Most of them, at least. Alan Scott, the Green Lantern from the Justice Societ...

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daspidaboy - Jun 24, 2021

yes, this is technically a crossover since it will have some tie-ins and features multiple heroes.

Dc Fan of Sorts - Jun 24, 2021

I'm wondering what uou mean with that too. Multiple heroes don't make it a crossover and there aren't many or any tie-ins. Digital first book to set things up but right now, this is just a self-contained 6 issue mini series

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SONOFBATMANN reviewed Infinite Frontier #1 Jun 22, 2021
9.0

Xermanico is a dynamo. Will definitely be a superstar in no time.

Williamson is going Morrison-lite, and its pretty great so far.

Infinite Frontier #1

By: Joshua Williamson, Xermanico
Released: Jun 23, 2021

When our heroes saved the Muliverse from Perpetua in Dark Nights: Death Metal, everything was put back where it belonged...and we do mean everything. All the damage from all the Crises was undone, and heroes long thought gone returned from whatever exile they had been in. Most of them, at least. Alan Scott, the Green Lantern from the Justice Societ...

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Weird Science Jim - Jun 24, 2021

I love Xermanico's art so much - he has been working for DC for almost 10 years now

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SenpaifenixJäger reviewed Infinite Frontier #1 Jun 22, 2021
5.5

They only throw things this series is so messy, redundant, it is notorious that they do not have much idea what to do with the characters and the story.

I was very amused to find Thomas Wayne in a capsule being found by a couple, superman type, in my head the idea that the couple adopt him for a moment.
Roy, well I think he's the star of this issue.

Infinite Frontier #1

By: Joshua Williamson, Xermanico
Released: Jun 23, 2021

When our heroes saved the Muliverse from Perpetua in Dark Nights: Death Metal, everything was put back where it belonged...and we do mean everything. All the damage from all the Crises was undone, and heroes long thought gone returned from whatever exile they had been in. Most of them, at least. Alan Scott, the Green Lantern from the Justice Societ...

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Weird Science Jim - Jun 24, 2021

Those are superman's parents that find him too

SenpaifenixJäger - Jun 24, 2021

Exactly.

5.5

I really just wanted to comment on the fact that we get to see Gwen’s mother allow a 7 to 8 year old little Gwen into the same room as a criminally insane and incarcerated man who has a knife! Not mother of the year material there!! Also, Misty shows up at the end with a bag of… ice cream cones? I hope it wasn’t a long drive and then wait for Gwen to get off work! I think there would be more

Heroes Reborn: Night-Gwen #1

By: Vita Ayala, Farid Karami
Released: Jun 9, 2021

INTRODUCING: NIGHTBIRD! By day, Dr. Gwendolyn Stacy is Ravencroft Asylum's leading psychiatrist. But by night, she dons the guise of the vigilante known as Nightbird! But how did this happen? Why did this happen? And what does Kyle Richmond, the Nighthawk, have to do with it? There may not be any time to find outt, because Nightbird must hunt down ...

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Merlyn - Jun 17, 2021

I laughed at this, thank you. :))

Weird Science Jim commented on this:
7.0

An acceptable number, but what the hell with the name? Doesn't Marvel know that Nightwing thanks to his bad writing is slowly descending as a favorite? Why give her this name?

Heroes Reborn: Night-Gwen #1

By: Vita Ayala, Farid Karami
Released: Jun 9, 2021

INTRODUCING: NIGHTBIRD! By day, Dr. Gwendolyn Stacy is Ravencroft Asylum's leading psychiatrist. But by night, she dons the guise of the vigilante known as Nightbird! But how did this happen? Why did this happen? And what does Kyle Richmond, the Nighthawk, have to do with it? There may not be any time to find outt, because Nightbird must hunt down ...

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Weird Science Jim - Jun 9, 2021

It’s more playing off Nighthawk since she is his partner…and she is obviously the marvel version of Batgirl anyway

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Criminology. reviewed Wonder Woman #773 Jun 8, 2021
9.0

Loved this issue and this whole arc in general. Some could argue, that the events here happened too fast and that the Valkyries needed more time in the spotlight, but I really don't think so. The story was not build around that IMO.

I love Diana's portrayal here, even more so after she remembered who she is. She is humane, reasonable, funny and of course still badass. Her battle with T more

Wonder Woman #773

By: Jordie Bellaire, Paulina Ganucheau
Released: Jun 9, 2021

All the treacherous roads of Asgard have led here…the fortress of the Valkyries! These deciders of death on the battlefield have grown tired of the ways of their world and have turned it upside down to remake it in their image. Can Wonder Woman broker peace between these mighty maidens and the men whose fate lies in their hands? This has the maki...

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Criminology. - Jun 9, 2021

Yeah you are right. At the same time I do not think it was meant to be a surprise exactly, although your opinion is totally valid. Knowing that, kind of helped the looming feeling, that something will go wrong and that her happiness is going to end IMO. But sure, maybe it would have been better, if it was more acknowledged in this issue too.

Weird Science Jim - Jun 9, 2021

I agree with you there!

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deen reviewed Batman / Catwoman #5 Jun 3, 2021
9.0

I've been enjoying this series, as I have enjoyed the Tom King run of Batman, even the parts that clanged for me. There are some things as presented by Tom King I find tough to accept, but I appreciate the challenge nonetheless. The art is fantastic with moody colors and good facial expressions that convey inner emotions really well.
I generally enjoy this comic's vibe, and I don't really giv more

Batman / Catwoman #5

By: Tom King, Clay Mann
Released: Jun 2, 2021

Batman’s two loves collide, and the smash-up could be dangerous not just for the Caped Crusader, but for The Joker as well. In order to prove her mission is righteous, Phantasm takes Catwoman out on a hit against one of the men responsible for the disappearance of her son. Unfortunately for Selina Kyle, this isn’t the first time she’s gone be...

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RedKryptoSuperman - Jun 6, 2021

It's crap.

Weird Science Jim - Jun 6, 2021

lol- that too!

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Merlyn reviewed Iron Man Annual #1 Jun 2, 2021
3.0

I really love how Iron Man is telling us what a great hero Miles Morales is just a few pages after Miles, a superhero, tells him he wouldn't snitch his uncle, a supervillain, to the "rich man", that's a great heroic mentality in Jed Mackay's dumb mind.

P.S.: Psycamorean is, of course, again obsessed with me because he has a sad, sad life.

Iron Man Annual #1

By: Jed MacKay, Ibraim Roberson
Released: Jun 2, 2021

IRON MAN VERSUS QUANTUM! When Iron Man learns about the strange people who kidnapped and tortured Miles Morales, he HAS to look into it. What he finds out about the Assessor and especially Quantum will shock him and you! Don't miss this in depth look at some of the coolest new villains and the groundwork laid for major future Marvel stories!
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Weird Science Jim - Jun 2, 2021

Lol…doesn’t matter much, he thinks Aaron is dead anyway.

Merlyn - Jun 3, 2021

I haven't kept up with Miles much ever since Saladin Ahmed is on the book, I tried three issues, dropped it real quick because it wasn't for me so I didn't know that. Still, the fact that he, a hero, seems willing to cover up for a villain doesn't really fit the whole "oh, this kid is a greater hero than I am".

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Merlyn reviewed Strange Adventures #10 May 25, 2021
1.0

Complete and utter bullshit, even King fanboys MUST see this, he just ripped you off of nine issues' worth of money for a farce! And he turned Adam Strange into a villain after he did the same to Wally West! Why does DC lets this guy get away with this kind of stuff? He's not Alan Moore and HE NEVER WILL BE BECAUSE HE SIMPLY LACKS THE TALENT AND SKILL.

Strange Adventures #10

By: Tom King, Mitch Gerads
Released: May 26, 2021

Once upon a time on Rann, Adam Strange made a deal with his neighbors and foes to take a stand against the invading Pykkts. Now, on Earth, he is trying to do the same thing: to get all the heroes to rise as one to keep the marauders from doing to his home planet what they already did to his adopted one. But the original deal was a devil’s bargain...

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FuzzyCracker - Jun 1, 2021

Take your meds.

Merlyn - Jun 1, 2021

Again, could you recommend me some? You seem to know so much about this stuff, be helpful please. :))

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