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Location: Michigan Joined: Nov 13, 2020

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10

Pencil/Ink: Great
Writing: Outstanding
Story: Outstanding
Layout: Good
Color: Great
Lettering: Great

How can we tell who the real monsters among us are? Excellent steampunk with a generous helping of Victorian horror. A worthy backstory for Lady Mechanika.

Lady Mechanika: The Monster of The Ministry of Hell #2

By: Joe Benitez
Released: Jan 12, 2022

Amongst a frightening menagerie of monstrous-looking creatures, a young Lady Mechanika meets a seemingly bright light in the dark halls of the Ministry of Health…Miss Katherine Winter.

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J. Rabbit reviewed King Of Spies #1 Jan 31, 2022
9.0

Pencil/Ink: Very Good
Writing: Great
Story: Outstanding
Layout: Good
Color: Good
Lettering: Good

King Of Spies #1

By: Mark Millar, Matteo Scalera
Released: Dec 1, 2021

The world's greatest secret agent has six months to live. Does he die quietly in a hospital bed, or does he make up for a lifetime of bad decisions? He's been propping up an unfair system for over forty years. Now he knows where all the bodies are buried and has nothing to lose when he turns his guns on everyone who ever made a buck creating the me...

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J. Rabbit reviewed King Of Spies #2 Jan 31, 2022
8.5

Pencil/Ink: Very Good
Writing: Great
Story: Very Good
Layout: Good
Color: Good
Lettering: Good

King Of Spies #2

By: Mark Millar, Matteo Scalera
Released: Jan 12, 2022

The world’s greatest secret agent is murdering every crooked politician and spymaster he blames for the world we’re in right now, a killing spree that takes him to presidents and prime ministers in a race against the brain tumor that’s killing him. He’s literally the world’s most wanted man, and only the person he loves most can take him ...

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J. Rabbit dropped Dune: House Atreides from their pull list Jan 30, 2022

Dune: House Atreides

* Set in the years leading up the Hugo and Nebula Award-winning Dune-which inspired the upcoming feature film from Legendary Pictures- DUNE: HOUSE ATREIDES transports readers to the far future on the desert planet Arrakis where Pardot Kynes seeks its secrets.
* Meanwhile, a violent coup is planned by the son of Emperor Elrood; an eight-year-ol...

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J. Rabbit added Batman: Urban Legends (2021) to their pull list Jan 30, 2022

Batman: Urban Legends (2021)

Batman may be the biggest name in Gotham City, but there are lots of other heroes-and villains-who will get a turn to shine in Batman: Urban Legends, a brand-new monthly series tying into the biggest events in Gotham City. The series begins with these can’t-miss tales:
• Superstar writer Chip Zdarsky enters the world of Gotham City with...

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J. Rabbit added Monstress to their pull list Jan 30, 2022

Monstress

Astonishing X-men and Black Widow writer MARJORIE LIU returns to comics with artist SANA TAKEDA (X-23) for an all-new ONGOING SERIES! Steampunk meets Kaiju in this original fantasy epic for mature readers, as young Maika risks everything to control her psychic link with a monster of tremendous power, placing her in the center of a devastating war b...

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J. Rabbit added King Of Spies to their pull list Jan 30, 2022

King Of Spies

The world's greatest secret agent has six months to live. Does he die quietly in a hospital bed, or does he make up for a lifetime of bad decisions? He's been propping up an unfair system for over forty years. Now he knows where all the bodies are buried and has nothing to lose when he turns his guns on everyone who ever made a buck creating the me...

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J. Rabbit added Red Sonja (2021) to their pull list Jan 30, 2022

Red Sonja (2021)

MOTHER, PART ONE. Industry icon MIRKA ANDOLFO presents an all-new vision for the She-Devil With A Sword, in a thrilling new ongoing series! Our story begins in a village on fire, set by members of the dreaded Three-Eyed Shezem. When Red Sonja arrives, the only survivor of the flame is a lively child with curious white tattoos. The child will become...

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J. Rabbit added DC vs. Vampires (2021) to their pull list Jan 30, 2022

DC vs. Vampires (2021)

The Justice League has long protected Earth from all manner of foreign and alien invaders over the years, always keeping a vigilant eye to the skies for the next threat. But what if the threat was already walking the Earth…hiding in plain sight…watching…waiting for their moment to strike… In the tradition of DCeased comes a terrifying new s...

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J. Rabbit added Lady Mechanika: The Monster of The Ministry of Hell to their pull list Jan 30, 2022

Lady Mechanika: The Monster of The Ministry of Hell

In a Victorian asylum full of grotesque inmates, sadistic guards, and a fanatical doctor, a young lady wakes to find her arms and legs have been replaced with mechanical limbs. But who among this gruesome menagerie is the true monster of the Ministry of Hell? The origins of the notorious adventuress known as Lady Mechanika!
REGISTER PITCH: The ...

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J. Rabbit added Catwoman: Lonely City (2021) to their pull list Jan 30, 2022

Catwoman: Lonely City (2021)

Ten years ago, the massacre known as Fools’ Night claimed the lives of Batman, The Joker, Nightwing, and Commissioner Gordon…and sent Selina Kyle, the Catwoman, to prison. A decade later, Gotham has grown up-it’s put away costumed heroism and villainy as childish things. The new Gotham is cleaner, safer…and a lot less free, under the watchf...

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J. Rabbit reviewed Catwoman: Lonely City #2 Jan 16, 2022
9.0

Pencil/Ink: Great
Writing: Outstanding
Story: Better than Good
Layout: Good
Color: Good
Lettering: Good

I feel this story is building up to something big. Whether it does or not the character treatments alone are worth the read. Love seeing all the villains as their more mature selves and finding out where they've ended up.

Catwoman: Lonely City #2

By: Cliff Chiang
Released: Dec 22, 2021

If Selina Kyle is going to break into the Batcave at her advanced age, she’s going to need a crew to help…and luckily for her, some of Gotham’s craftiest former villains have time on their hands and bills to pay. But who is the mysterious OGBeast? And with political pressure mounting, how long will Mayor Harvey Dent let this cat stay out of t...

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10

Pencil/Ink: Great
Writing: Great
Story: Outstanding
Layout: Great
Color: Great
Lettering: Great

Long-time Lady Mechanika fan! Been waiting 12 years for this story and issue 1 doesn't disappoint. Very excited for the rest!

Lady Mechanika: The Monster of The Ministry of Hell #1

By: Joe Benitez
Released: Dec 8, 2021

In a Victorian asylum full of grotesque inmates, sadistic guards, and a fanatical doctor, a young lady wakes to find her arms and legs have been replaced with mechanical limbs. But who among this gruesome menagerie is the true monster of the Ministry of Hell? The origins of the notorious adventuress known as Lady Mechanika!
REGISTER PITCH: The ...

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J. Rabbit added Mark Millar to their creator watch list Jan 9, 2022
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J. Rabbit added Cliff Chiang to their creator watch list Jan 9, 2022
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J. Rabbit reviewed DC vs. Vampires #1 Oct 29, 2021
9.0

Pencil/Ink: Good
Writing: Outstanding
Story: Great
Layout: Good
Color: Great
Lettering: Great

This is a what-if series. What if vampires took over the DC world...and the beginning is more horrific than I had hoped. Tynion expertly twists expectations and surprises the reader. Excellent beginning.

Edit: Upon reading other reviews...I did NOT pick up an more

DC vs. Vampires #1

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Otto Schmidt
Released: Oct 27, 2021

The Justice League has long protected Earth from all manner of foreign and alien invaders over the years, always keeping a vigilant eye to the skies for the next threat. But what if the threat was already walking the Earth…hiding in plain sight…watching…waiting for their moment to strike… In the tradition of DCeased comes a terrifying new s...

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J. Rabbit reviewed House of Slaughter #1 Oct 28, 2021
8.0

Pencil/Ink: Good
Writing: Great
Story: Good
Layout: Good
Color: Good
Lettering: Good

House of Slaughter #1

By: James Tynion IV, Chris Shehan
Released: Oct 27, 2021

Discover the inner workings of the House of Slaughter in this new horror series exploring the secret history of the Order that forged Erica Slaughter into the monster hunter she is today.

You know Aaron Slaughter as Erica's handler and rival. But before he donned the black mask, Aaron was a teenager training within the House of Slaughter. ...

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J. Rabbit reviewed Red Sonja #2 Oct 10, 2021
7.5

Pencil/Ink: Okay
Writing: Great
Story: Great
Layout: Good
Color: Okay
Lettering: Okay

Red Sonja #2

By: Mirka Andolfo, Giuseppe Cafaro
Released: Oct 6, 2021

MOTHER, PART TWO. Sonja struggles to recover from injuries, relying on SITHA to help her. Their bond grows, as they travel from city to hamlet, and as Sonja discovers more about Sitha's past, the more dangerous their path becomes...
The ongoing adventures continue, from MIRKA ANDOLFO (Sweet Paprika) and GIUSEPPE CAFARO (Sacred Six)!

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J. Rabbit reviewed Red Sonja #1 Oct 6, 2021
8.0

Pencil/Ink: Great
Writing: Good
Story: Great
Layout: Good
Color: Good
Lettering: Meh

Red Sonja #1

By: Mirka Andolfo, Giuseppe Cafaro
Released: Sep 1, 2021

MOTHER, PART ONE. Industry icon MIRKA ANDOLFO presents an all-new vision for the She-Devil With A Sword, in a thrilling new ongoing series! Our story begins in a village on fire, set by members of the dreaded Three-Eyed Shezem. When Red Sonja arrives, the only survivor of the flame is a lively child with curious white tattoos. The child will become...

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J. Rabbit reviewed Green Lantern Annual: 2021 Sep 30, 2021
8.5

Pencil/Ink: Better than Good
Writing: Better than Good
Story: Great
Layout: Good
Color: Good
Lettering: Good

This book has some subtle but very well-done symbolism that gives the Yellow Lanterns a deeper, more meaningful, and nuanced angle to work with. I hope to see more of Cruz wearing the Yellow.

Green Lantern Annual: 2021

By: Ryan Cady, Sami Basri
Released: Sep 8, 2021

Once an agoraphobic scared to even leave her room, Jessica Cruz overcame her fear to become a Green Lantern and face the darkest and deadliest threats in the universe. But now, Jessica’s gone from overcoming fear to using it as a weapon. When Yellow Lanterns attacked the Green Lantern Sector House she took refuge in when the Central Power battery...

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J. Rabbit reviewed Echolands #1 Sep 19, 2021
8.5

Pencil/Ink: Good
Writing: Good
Story: Great
Layout: Outstanding
Color: Outstanding
Lettering: Great

This mash-up fantasy/sci-fi world of magic, robots, and fast food has enormous potential. The artwork in this book is sometimes gorgeous and awe-inspiring and sometimes overwhelming. Can't wait to see more, though!

Echolands #1

By: J.H. Williams III
Released: Aug 25, 2021

A MAJOR IMAGE COMICS 2021 EVENT.

The story of Earth's last war starts with Hope's sticky fingers...
  
The multiple award winning BATWOMAN team JH Williams III (Promethea, The Sandman: Overture, Batman) and W. Haden Blackman (Star Wars, Elektra) reunite for an all-new ongoing series! They're joined once again by colorist supreme ...

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9.0

Pencil/Ink: Great
Writing: Great
Story: Great
Layout: Good
Color: Great
Lettering: Good

This is what I would expect from a Black Label book. Real danger, real dialogue, and real characters. I'm hooked.

Suicide Squad: Get Joker! #1

By: Brian Azzarello, Alex Maleev
Released: Aug 4, 2021

Critically acclaimed and bestselling author Brian Azzarello (Batman: Damned) and Eisner Award-winning art legend Alex Maleev (Batman: No Man’s Land) collaborate for the first time in this three-issue, Suicide Squad series pitting Red Hood, Harley Quinn, Firefly, and more of DC’s most villainous criminals against The Joker. When Task Force X’s...

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6.0

Pencil/Ink: Good
Writing: Meh
Story: Meh
Layout: Great
Color: Great
Lettering: Good

This is NOT a Huntress one-shot. It really has nothing to do with Huntress. It's a Batman story with Huntress co-starring in her own book. Sure, she gets all the screen-time in this side story but the main story starts and continues in Detective Comics. If you do NOT read this, y more

Batman: Secret Files: Huntress #1

By: Mariko Tamaki, David Lapham
Released: Jul 28, 2021

Huntress returns in an all-new one-shot adventure! Gotham’s Violet Vengeance lived through a lot in the last few weeks...including her brain being invaded by a violent parasite bent on sending her on a deadly slugfest bender. Not fun, amiright? Well, Helena Bertinelli is no one to mess with-and when the villainous Vile’s parasite gives her the ...

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J. Rabbit reviewed Checkmate #1 Jul 7, 2021
5.5

Pencil/Ink: Meh
Writing: Meh
Story: Meh
Layout: Great
Color: Good
Lettering: Good

There are gaping holes in the story that are glossed over perhaps for brevity but appear as laziness. This notion is supported by terrible dialog and a dull plot twist.

Checkmate #1

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Alex Maleev
Released: Jun 23, 2021

From the award-winning creative team behind last year’s Event Leviathan comes the next surprising chapter in DC Comics’ deadliest saga. Leviathan has agents and acolytes all over the world, but what is the secret behind its power? The planet’s last, best hope to infiltrate Leviathan may be this motley collection of spymasters, now teamed up t...

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J. Rabbit added Something is Killing the Children to their pull list May 28, 2021

Something is Killing the Children

* GLAAD Award-winning writer James Tynion IV (Memetic, Batman: Detective Comics) teams with artist Werther Dell'Edera (Briggs Land) for an all-new limited series about staring into the abyss to find your worst fears staring back.
* When the children of Archer's Peak begin to go missing, everything seems hopeless. Most children never return, but...

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J. Rabbit reviewed Geiger #1 Apr 22, 2021
9.0

Pencil/Ink: Good
Writing: Great
Story: Outstanding
Layout: Good
Color: Good
Lettering: Great

Smooth read and an excellent beginning. Good balance of dark and light-hearted. Loved the "Junkyard Joe" strip on the back. What's the dog's name?!

Geiger #1

By: Geoff Johns, Gary Frank
Released: Apr 7, 2021

Industry heavyweights GEOFF JOHNS (Superman, Green Lantern, Batman: Three Jokers) and GARY FRANK (Superman, Supergirl, The Incredible Hulk) of DC's DOOMSDAY CLOCK reteam for what will be one of the most anticipated new series of 2021 in the forthcoming GEIGER. This mind blowing new series will take local comic shops by storm in April from Image Com...

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10

Pencil/Ink: Outstanding
Writing: Outstanding
Story: Great
Layout: Great
Color: Great
Lettering: Great

Don't skim over the panels that are without dialog. Let the artwork tell the story. This is an outstanding first issue that builds on the lore of the Wise Dogs society.

Beasts of Burden: Occupied Territory #1

By: Evan Dorkin, Benjamin Dewey
Released: Apr 7, 2021

The eight-time Eisner Award- winning comic book series blending fantasy and humor returns in a historical adventure blending Japanese and Western occult!
An elder member of the occult-battling pack of Wise Dogs recalls a harrowing mission-in U.S-occupied Japan after World War II, a mysterious curse creates an army of crawling, disembodied heads...

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9.0

Pencil/Ink: Great
Writing: Good
Story: Good
Layout: Great
Color: Good
Lettering: Great

Star Wars: Bounty Hunters #1

By: Ethan Sacks, Paolo Villanelli
Released: Mar 11, 2020

NEVER BETRAY A BOUNTY HUNTER - ESPECIALLY IF IT'S BOBA FETT!
Years ago, VALANCE and fellow bounty hunters BOSSK and BOBA FETT took on a mission that went sideways in a bad way after Valance's mentor, NAKANO LASH, violently betrayed them. Valance's team barely escaped with their lives. He never thought he'd face his old mentor ever again...until...

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J. Rabbit reviewed Stray Dogs #2 Apr 6, 2021
8.5

Pencil/Ink: Good
Writing: Great
Story: Great
Layout: Good
Color: Great
Lettering: Good

The artwork is growing on me. The cuteness of the artwork offsets the creepiness of the story in an interesting mix. Love the dogs! Lots of character.

Stray Dogs #2

By: Tony Fleecs, Trish Forstner
Released: Mar 24, 2021

Something doesn't smell right! None of the dogs know what happens behind that door at the end of the hallway. All they know is there's a punishment for sniffing around it. What secrets are hidden in the Master's Forbidden Room?

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5.0

This is an anthology of 3 stories about John Stewart, Jessica Cruz, and Guy Gardner. I would give the stories a 3.0, 7.5, and 6.5 respectively. The artwork in the first is straight up flawed while Guy's art was okay but not very compelling. Jessica's story may be recycled a bit but the writing was fun as well as the writing for Gardner. The writing for Stewart was, at best, an unfinished rough more

Future State: Green Lantern #1

By: Ernie Altbacker, Sami Basri
Released: Jan 13, 2021

Assigned to map and contact new lifeforms past the 3,600 known sectors of space protected by the Green Lantern Corps, John Stewart and an elite team of Lanterns are trapped behind enemy lines and fighting for their lives when the Central Power Battery goes dark and leaves the entire corps defenseless. Meanwhile, across the cosmos, Green Lantern Jes...

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