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TheHyruleElf reviewed Batman #101 Oct 20, 2020
7.5

My problem with Tynion's Batman, aside from the retread of previous stories, is the fact that it breaks one of the first rules of storytelling ALL THE TIME. SHOW, don't TELL. What do I mean by this? Bruce constantly and consistently mentions how "the city is changing" and not once do we actually see that. How nice would it have been to have a scene or two of Batman swinging somberly over the city, more

Batman #101

By: James Tynion IV, Guillem March
Released: Oct 21, 2020

A new day dawns in Gotham and the horrors of “The Joker War” are just being realized. A bold new direction for Batman begins as Bruce Wayne’s circumstances are forever changed. How did the Joker’s rampage affected the citizens of the city? And why does Cole Cash-a.k.a.-Grifter, now work for Lucius Fox?!

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Criminology. - Oct 20, 2020

Exactly!!! I feel like some of the ideas here are interesting, but sadly, the presentation is far less exiting. This way I have the feeling that nothing happened in this issue.

Criminology. reviewed Superman #26 Oct 15, 2020
5.0

Weirdly paced and meandering issue, that does not really feel like an issue. There are just things happening, one after the another. It feels directionless. I liked the scene with Lois and Clark, but after that It's seems like Bendis is just trying to find a way to fill the pages. Most of my points come because of the art.

Superman #26

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Ivan Reis
Released: Oct 14, 2020

As Superman deals with the continuing fallout from the world knowing his truth as Clark Kent, he finds himself faced with a physical threat beyond anything he has ever faced before. Synmar traveled across the universe to destroy the Man of Steel. How can Superman contain the havoc this new foe will cause so that everything he has sworn to protect d...

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Criminology. reviewed Captain Marvel #22 Oct 15, 2020
8.5

For a long time, i did not liked this run, but with time i got used to it and i just let myself enjoy it and it's actually not that bad, even pretty good for what it is. A perfectly fine but not great run. Thompson writes Carol in very likable and down to Earth way IMO. Even here in the start of issue we can see that, when she talks to War Machine or Spider-Woman. Every bit of those scenes felt s more

Captain Marvel #22

By: Kelly Thompson, Lee Garbett
Released: Oct 14, 2020

IT'S A BRAVE NEW WORLD - AND THE START OF A BRAND-NEW ARC!
New York City is under attack-but this time, Captain Marvel can't save them. Stolen away to a far future, Carol Danvers faces a threat unlike any she's known. Brand-new villains and heroes, a cast both familiar and strange and the big action you've come to expect from the architects of ...

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Steve reviewed Captain America #24 Oct 14, 2020
10

A very well-written and designed magazine that continues to address more of Sharon Carter's potential as she always deserved, and her great relationship with Steve Rogers, witch needs to continue with that beautiful approach, drawing an incredible parallel of the couple of heroes they are, against the couple of villains Alexander and Alexa are, showing that the Lukin couple still maintain their th more

Captain America #24

By: Ta-Nehisi Coates, Daniel Acuna
Released: Oct 14, 2020

ALL DIE YOUNG! Continues!
The Red Skull lives...!
Rated T+

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Criminology. - Oct 14, 2020

I can agree with a lot of what you said. Even tho i don't like this issue as much as you do, i can appreciate what Coates brings to the series, especially those last few issues and the creative choices he makes.

tliscord - Oct 15, 2020

I agree with your comments. Thought dialogue was good, art fabulous, set up for next issue with the Daughters. Coates and Acuna provide a nice working collaboration.

Criminology. reviewed Batman's Grave #11 Oct 13, 2020
8.0

I get why many people are not into this series. Yeah ,it's not one of the best batman's comics, but i kind of like it, despite some of the flaws. I like that we get a more humane version of Bruce, also the fact that most of this series is spend in the cave is a great touch IMO,because it grounds the story in a good way.

I'm not crazy about Scorn and his army,because it does the exact op more

Batman's Grave #11

By: Warren Ellis, Bryan Hitch
Released: Oct 14, 2020

Scorn’s plan is revealed, and it is nothing less than the reshaping of the structure of Gotham City. Where the Batman imagines a city without crime, Scorn wants a city built on it. The Batman can’t think like him, though-he’s half-dead already!

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Criminology. reviewed Wonder Woman #764 Oct 13, 2020
6.0

Great art, but nothing really happens here. There were some fun moments, but to me most of the issue felt forced and unnecessary. I did not enjoy it as much as i wanted to.

Wonder Woman #764

By: Mariko Tamaki, Steve Pugh
Released: Oct 14, 2020

Wonder Woman and Max Lord are on the hunt for some missing and extremely dangerous weaponry from Lord Industries, and the search has brought this unlikely duo to…Miami? Fun in the sun will have to wait-because if Diana and Max can’t uncover this illegal arms trade, the entire city could be blown sky high! But we’re sure Max Lord will be nothi...

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Criminology. reviewed Flash #763 Oct 13, 2020
5.5

A generic filler issue.

Flash #763

By: Kevin Shinick, Clayton Henry
Released: Oct 14, 2020

The secret history of Barry Allen’s Flash ring is revealed as the Scarlet Speedster tangles with the Trickster in a tale that starts out as fun and games but ends with a last-page cliffhanger no reader will see coming. Don’t skip to the end! Don’t spoil it for friends! Don’t miss this inaugural issue of The Flash by the new series team of w...

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Criminology. reviewed Champions #1 Oct 10, 2020
6.0

For starters, i'm not really sure Eve Ewing fits this story very well. I don't think she is a bad writer, but to be blunt, she is far from perfect and knowing her more direct approach to writing, i don't think she can explore that premise fully. Of course that is my opinion, and i could be wrong, but judging by that first issue, i'm not sure really what to expect.

I like the premise. I more

Champions #1

By: Eve Ewing, Simone Di Meo
Released: Oct 7, 2020

THE CHAMPIONS RETURN IN TROUBLED TIMES!
•  A law is passed that goes against everything Ms. Marvel, Nova and Spider-Man founded the Champions for...But the world still needs heroes, even if the world doesn't want them right now.
•  After Ms. Marvel makes an unexpected and emotional announcement that her team wo...

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Criminology. reviewed Black Widow #2 Oct 9, 2020
9.5

I think that series has pretty much everything, that a Black Widow's comics needs to be great, at least for now. The art is top-notch in every way it needs to be, the premise is amazing and fairly original and it's seems like the story is very well put together. The mystery just keeps going deeper and deeper in very unexpected ways. It constantly really makes me wonder what exactly is her situat more

Black Widow #2

By: Kelly Thompson, Elena Casagrande
Released: Oct 7, 2020

WIDOW NO MORE?
Something is very wrong with Natasha Romanoff: she's...happy?! Retirement definitely agrees with the world's deadliest woman as she revels in the perfect life she never even dreamed she could have. But scratch the surface of that perfect life and you'll find something very wrong...and a woman like Nat just can't help but scratch...

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Criminology. reviewed Batman #100 Oct 6, 2020
6.5

Well, i can say that i enjoyed some parts of the issue and it's probably my favorite issue of that whole arch, but that's not much to be honest . Overall i would say that it was not worth it in any way : not worth the hype, not worth the build the build and probably not worth the art.
It's amazing how something intendent to be so big, feels so small and shallow in the end, at least to me.An more

Batman #100

By: James Tynion IV, Jorge Jimenez
Released: Oct 7, 2020

“The Joker War” comes to a city-shattering conclusion as Batman battles The Joker in a brutal, no-holds-barred duel! This is a fight 80 years in the making, and its outcome won’t just change Batman’s life-it will change Gotham City for years to come! Plus, catch the first glimpse of the new villain known as Ghost-Maker! And after the senses...

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Criminology. reviewed Wonder Woman #763 Oct 4, 2020
7.0

A good and promising, but very flawed first arc IMO.

Wonder Woman #763

By: Mariko Tamaki, Carlo Barberi
Released: Sep 30, 2020

A brand-new foe has made her presence known in the life of Wonder Woman, and Liar Liar isn’t going anywhere! In this issue, this unhinged young villain is revealed as the mastermind behind the psychic phenomenon spreading chaos across the globe-but is there more to her than meets the eye? Maxwell Lord is about to find out the hard way, with a bom...

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Criminology. reviewed Shang-Chi #1 Oct 3, 2020
8.0

I think, overall that was a pretty fine issue with pretty good set-up for the future of the series. All of this feel exactly like a kung-fu flick.

The start of the issue was the best part of the issue for me. The whole story of the deadly warriors seemed really interesting , the art served it greatly, at that time and the transition to the present day was done quite naturally.
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Shang-Chi #1

By: Gene Luen Yang, Dike Ruan
Released: Sep 30, 2020

THE MASTER RETURNS! An ancient and evil secret society has stayed in hiding since the death of their leader, Zheng Zhu. But now his successor has been chosen to shift the balance of power in the world...Zheng Zhu's son, Shang-Chi! Witness the Marvel Universe's greatest fighter return to a world of death and destruction he thought he left behind lon...

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9.5

Reading this, i feel like reading a silver age comics, which i think we need more of in the modern world of comics. It's
just a cool self-aware,crazy-fun little story, without really any serious consequences,providing some pretty meme worthy moments(looking at you,Batman with your kryptonite battank)

The way Batmite and mr.Mxyzptlk play with Supes and Bats , makes me nostalgic of more

Batman/Superman Annual #1

By: Joshua Williamson, Dale Eaglesham
Released: Sep 30, 2020

On a dark and stormy night in the fifth dimension, two mortal foes meet to settle an age-old question once and for all: In a fight between Batman and Superman, who would win? The combatants? Mr. Mxyzptlk and Bat-Mite. And in this battle for the ages, you will find out if a fifth-dimensional imp can bleed. It's all in this, the ultimate slugfest bet...

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Criminology. reviewed Nightwing #74 Oct 2, 2020
2.5

Well, Dick is back in the most predictable way possible.

This whole thing felt like checklist, that the editorial gave to Jurgens : return Dick, Bruce has to explain to him how much cares for him, get rid of his gf and so on .And it done in such a dumb and unnatural manner.


Actually nearly everything in this issue feels wrong and unnatural.

i feel bad for T more

Nightwing #74

By: Dan Jurgens, Ryan Benjamin
Released: Sep 9, 2020

The Joker has poisoned Ric Grayson’s mind with false memories and pitted him against Batgirl, the Robins, and Batman. As Batgirl realizes the key to ending this nightmare is through the crystal around The Joker’s neck, it’s up to Grayson to use it on himself and fight for who he really is: Nightwing! And if he doesn’t get stuck in his own m...

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Criminology. reviewed Batman: Three Jokers #2 Oct 2, 2020
9.5

The way this book handles Jason's trauma and it's themes is really something else.
That comics is one for the ages.

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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Criminology. reviewed Avengers #36 Oct 2, 2020
8.5

i actually haven't really read any of the Moon knight's solos, but i enjoyed that.

It does not move the story forward that much, but delivers great fight and some great moments IMO.


I liked the narration, it really helped me understand Moon Knight Mindset at the moment. The dialogue between T'Challa and the Knight felt realistic given the situation. How i said i more

Avengers #36

By: Jason Aaron, Javi Garron
Released: Sep 30, 2020

THE AGE OF KHONSHU PRESENTS THE FIGHT OF THE CENTURY!
Moon Knight versus the Black Panther-for the fate of reality.
Rated T+

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Criminology. reviewed Flash #762 Oct 2, 2020
7.5

I'm not a big fan of Williamson's flash. Yeah sure there very some good issues and some good ideas along the way, especially in the beginning(i still think the first 20 issues were pretty good),but after some time, i started to see some flaws, that diminished my enjoyment out of the book, and the one that disturbed me the most , was how it seemed that Barry just can't learn from his mistakes . more

Flash #762

By: Joshua Williamson, Howard Porter
Released: Sep 23, 2020

“Finish Line” finale! Barry Allen and the Reverse-Flash race for the last time in this fast-paced conclusion. For years, Eobard Thawne has tormented Barry Allen, and now the Flash knows the only way to win is to make sure the Reverse-Flash never runs again! The story years in the making comes to a close as Joshua Williamson finishes his epic 10...

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