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Criminology. reviewed Justice League #60 Apr 21, 2021
6.0

I feel like it's too early to have any concrete opinions on how the Bendis's run will shape up, especially seeing how slow the start is. However for now I don't see anything particularly interesting or really that much unique about the direction Bendis is taking his Justice League , but of course all that can change and maybe it's for a reason like this.

The character's voices are pret more

Justice League #60

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Xermanico
Released: Apr 21, 2021

Superman, Batman, Green Arrow, Black Canary, Aquaman, and Hawkgirl join forces with Black Adam to fight an all-new world conqueror! But how do they stop the unstoppable power known as Brutus? Enter new mega-power sensation Naomi, who comes face to face with the League and brings along Queen Hippolyta of the Amazons for a blockbuster battle for the ...

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Criminology. - Apr 22, 2021

Also Superman has proven himself a number of times, that he can be trusted. He literally died to protect humanity. He haven't really done anything to break this trust, because he always follows his code. But again he knows he can be dangerous and that's why he trusts batman to neutralize him with the kryptonite, if he is under a mind control or go rogue. Btw i totally agree about Adam, Adam is the polar opposite of what Superman is.

Criminology. - Apr 22, 2021

Tbh also i don't superman think of himself as superior to anybody, aside the physical superiority.He is always insecure about his icon status and the expectetions,that carries or if he deserves that.also he is the guy that needed decades to confess his love to the girl on next desk.

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DC Comics "Future State:" Killers are Heroes.

I thought we already had that storyline on Earth 3?

That is the "success" that John Ridley is having in telling the "story" of "the Next Batman" - who by issue "8" still has no "Next Batman." But we have a killer named Jace Fox? Unlike Bruce Wayne's Batman origin story where he responds to killing of his parents, in the "Future more

The Next Batman: Second Son #8

By: John Ridley, Travel Foreman
Released: Apr 21, 2021

What tragic event on  Jace Fox’s 17th birthday forever altered the course of his young life and tore his family apart? The truth is at last revealed at his deposition…and it’s not what you think it is!

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Wella27 reviewed Justice League #60 Apr 22, 2021
1.0

It was what I expected. Bendis is a sign of failure. Thank you DC. In the last two years, You managed to stop me from reading the Superman and Action Comics books and now I am going to stop reading the Justice League. I still gave the opportunity and read this. But the dialogue and the decisions of the characters reminded me of all of Bendis' "work" in DC.

Justice League #60

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Xermanico
Released: Apr 21, 2021

Superman, Batman, Green Arrow, Black Canary, Aquaman, and Hawkgirl join forces with Black Adam to fight an all-new world conqueror! But how do they stop the unstoppable power known as Brutus? Enter new mega-power sensation Naomi, who comes face to face with the League and brings along Queen Hippolyta of the Amazons for a blockbuster battle for the ...

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Bats20832 - Apr 22, 2021

I wonder if stop reading them is a "bad" thing. We have had this trend for years of growing support for killers and mass-murderers reimagined in the "hero" community. The first that I remember was Black Widow trained as an assassin, who was with a Soviet killer Boris Turgeno. It was shocking in 1964, but she didn't kill the scientist. Then we have assassin Elektra glamorized in the 1980s. But the re-invention of mass murderer Black Adam is a different level of killer as hero.

Bats20832 reviewed Justice League #60 Apr 22, 2021
4.5

Does might make right for this JL's Superman? Are we reading Justice League OR the League of Heroes and Villains (as convenient) (or another version of Injustice)? Should we walk away like Hippolyta in disgust? Or should we applaud the Bendis' Superman call to give mass-murderers with superpowers a second chance?

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Justice League #60

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Xermanico
Released: Apr 21, 2021

Superman, Batman, Green Arrow, Black Canary, Aquaman, and Hawkgirl join forces with Black Adam to fight an all-new world conqueror! But how do they stop the unstoppable power known as Brutus? Enter new mega-power sensation Naomi, who comes face to face with the League and brings along Queen Hippolyta of the Amazons for a blockbuster battle for the ...

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Criminology. - Apr 22, 2021

Yo, there is a lot of truth to that review.

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Dave reviewed Justice League #60 Apr 20, 2021
1.0

If talking heads and Bendis “cool” speak is what you like you’ll love this if good stories are what you want his book is not

Justice League #60

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Xermanico
Released: Apr 21, 2021

Superman, Batman, Green Arrow, Black Canary, Aquaman, and Hawkgirl join forces with Black Adam to fight an all-new world conqueror! But how do they stop the unstoppable power known as Brutus? Enter new mega-power sensation Naomi, who comes face to face with the League and brings along Queen Hippolyta of the Amazons for a blockbuster battle for the ...

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Harold reviewed Justice League #60 Apr 21, 2021
6.5

Really? Black Adam and Naomi instead of Martian Manhunter, Cyborg or Hal Jordan? This is very ridiculous. The other ridiculous thing is that Superman forced the others to be on the team with Black Adam but no good reason. Except for these, I can say that reading the Oliver amused me in this issue, it was nice in the drawings. However, Dc needs to replace the team urgently. I hope this JL team is more

Justice League #60

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Xermanico
Released: Apr 21, 2021

Superman, Batman, Green Arrow, Black Canary, Aquaman, and Hawkgirl join forces with Black Adam to fight an all-new world conqueror! But how do they stop the unstoppable power known as Brutus? Enter new mega-power sensation Naomi, who comes face to face with the League and brings along Queen Hippolyta of the Amazons for a blockbuster battle for the ...

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sean.walsh747 reviewed Justice League #60 Apr 20, 2021
5.0

Bendis' dialogue in this issue is some of the worst I've seen from him since he's come to DC. We get a whole issue of exposition telling us what we already know from the Naomi series, as well as several pages of Superman telling his teammates that Black Adam is a hero now and they should trust him even though they have no reason to. The art is great though!

The Justice League Dark backu more

Justice League #60

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Xermanico
Released: Apr 21, 2021

Superman, Batman, Green Arrow, Black Canary, Aquaman, and Hawkgirl join forces with Black Adam to fight an all-new world conqueror! But how do they stop the unstoppable power known as Brutus? Enter new mega-power sensation Naomi, who comes face to face with the League and brings along Queen Hippolyta of the Amazons for a blockbuster battle for the ...

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Comics Code Authorities reviewed Batman #107 Apr 15, 2021
7.0

Better than last issue, I'll give it that. It should be interesting to see where Scarecrow's connection to Saint goes. I smell conspiracy of vast proportions. Someone's playing this unstable city like a game of chess (and this time let's NOT have it end up being the Joker). The question is whether Tynion will make this develop into an intriguing mystery or if he'll continue to focus on his creatin more

Batman #107

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

Tensions are sky-high in Gotham City following the events at Arkham Asylum, and public opinion and unrest are starting to boil over. The Dark Knight has his hands full juggling the investigation of the reappearance of an old enemy and the rise of a new gang in Gotham called the Unsanity Collective...Gotham City is getting more dangerous by the minu...

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Merlyn reviewed Daredevil #28 Mar 10, 2021
1.0

I'm really tired of Zdarsky shitting on Matt 24/7.

Daredevil #28

By: Chip Zdarsky, Marco Checchetto
Released: Mar 10, 2021

A NEW DAREDEVIL RISES TO PROTECT HELL'S KITCHEN!
Matt Murdock is a killer - but while he's serving his time as the masked vigilante called Daredevil, Hell's Kitchen has suddenly been left without a guardian devil.
Or it was, until ELEKTRA NATCHIOS took it upon herself to protect Murdock's neighborhood and his legacy as the NEW DAREDEVIL!

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Merlyn - Mar 16, 2021

I mean, if it was THAT GOOD, wouldn't it rise to the top sellers' number of reviews? Hulk isn't necessarily a bigger character than DD, but people love it a lot more than they do Zdarsky's DD.

Psycamorean - Mar 16, 2021

Sales always determine quality.

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7.5

This was pretty good and short.

The Next Batman: Second Son #6

By: John Ridley, Tony Akins
Released: Mar 31, 2021

Luke Fox goes looking for the culprit that forced Tamara’s overdose and relapse the first time (from the pages of Batwing!)—Ratcatcher! But is prepared for Ratcatcher’s dangerous new “family”?

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Bats20832 - Apr 10, 2021

Honestly, I thought it was a fair question, and think it is funny at this point. Really sorry if you found it offensive.

Psycamorean - Apr 10, 2021

Uh huh.

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Svarietyy reviewed Batman #107 Apr 6, 2021
2.0

WHY is Harley Quinn still getting featured on this book? Seriously, she was pretty much the main character of Joker War and she's still on this

Only redeeming thing about this book is the art, which remains as fantastic as ever with Jimenez. The writing is strictly sub-par and should not be the norm for DC's premiere title.
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Batman #107

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

Tensions are sky-high in Gotham City following the events at Arkham Asylum, and public opinion and unrest are starting to boil over. The Dark Knight has his hands full juggling the investigation of the reappearance of an old enemy and the rise of a new gang in Gotham called the Unsanity Collective...Gotham City is getting more dangerous by the minu...

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Bats20832 - Apr 10, 2021

Ming - Good point: "Quinn wasn't persecuted." In Quinn origin story of 2013 blames her family (problem always family, always "someone else's fault," other than taking responsibility for your own actions). But yes, Intellectual Property argument (I bet DC would debate) and "expand the audience" mission going on. AT&T-WB/(DC)/ Disney (Marvel) debate is over what they can put on video/movies.While DC dotted-line to Warner since 1969, ATT 2018 purchase was game-changer.

Bats20832 - Apr 10, 2021

Same issue with Marvel purchase by Disney in 2009. We now have movie coming up with Jane Foster as female "Thor." ATT/Disney, etc. want to reframe Comics and Comics Characters for video/movie marketplace "audience expansion." So ATT will also ignore Harley Quinn choosing to be a mass murderer. She has the right identity, and will get the right sales in the only market that they think matters in terms of $$$$. Not only just reinvention, but re-investing in comic character to get best ROI.

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Merlyn reviewed Batman #107 Apr 6, 2021
4.5

Wow, Tynion really must think himself so smart with the "strawman" metaphor that wasn't AT ALL super obvious to anyone. The Harley bits were cringe, even though I'm not against her role as sidekick to Batman, it's just that the writing was painfully bad. And again with the parallels to covid quarantine. What is it with these sadist writers that instead of helping us escape this nightmare we're liv more

Batman #107

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

Tensions are sky-high in Gotham City following the events at Arkham Asylum, and public opinion and unrest are starting to boil over. The Dark Knight has his hands full juggling the investigation of the reappearance of an old enemy and the rise of a new gang in Gotham called the Unsanity Collective...Gotham City is getting more dangerous by the minu...

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Merlyn - Apr 15, 2021

Yep, originality is not Tynion's strong suit. He just made some punkish versions of other existing characters. And so far none of them have been a success.

Comics Code Authorities - Apr 15, 2021

Too bad it won't stop him from trying. :(

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GL Fan 2814 reviewed Green Lantern #1 Apr 7, 2021
3.0

This was pretty boring and the art was hit or miss. The design of the Sinestro outfits was horrible and what the hell did they do to Dex-Starr!? The writing isn't any better than what we saw in Thorne's Future State, which was pretty poor. There was nothing interesting here and John Stewart just isn't a strong enough character to carry this book. Not off to a good start here.

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Green Lantern #1

By: Geoffrey Thorne, Marco Santucci
Released: Apr 7, 2021

As this new Green Lantern series begins, the newly formed United Planets and the Guardians of the Universe hold an intergalactic summit to decide who can best serve and protect the cosmos from danger. With the majority of Green Lanterns called back to Oa, John Stewart arrives alongside Teen Lantern Keli Quintela, whose powerful gauntlet could be on...

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TJMB3891 - Apr 13, 2021

Agreed about Teen Lantern, she's terrible. What the hell WAS up with Dex-Starr? Why the hell did he look like a cat person instead of a cat lol?

TJMB3891 - Apr 13, 2021

They should have used Tai Pham instead of Teen Lantern if they wanted a teen in the Corps.

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Maud Benjamin reviewed Green Lantern #1 Apr 6, 2021
1.0

Funny to see Thorne badmouth Geoff Johns while using his creations in this book.

Green Lantern #1

By: Geoffrey Thorne, Marco Santucci
Released: Apr 7, 2021

As this new Green Lantern series begins, the newly formed United Planets and the Guardians of the Universe hold an intergalactic summit to decide who can best serve and protect the cosmos from danger. With the majority of Green Lanterns called back to Oa, John Stewart arrives alongside Teen Lantern Keli Quintela, whose powerful gauntlet could be on...

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Ulf reviewed Green Lantern #1 Apr 6, 2021
6.0

Back to referring to the ring as a "weapon" and featuring a Teen Lantern, while branding the book as "Ages 17+".

Plus, we get a writer who loves John Stewart but has apparently only watched the JLU cartoon and is writing him as a tough Marine, instead of the multi-nuanced, socially aware architect from the majority of his publishing history.

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Green Lantern #1

By: Geoffrey Thorne, Marco Santucci
Released: Apr 7, 2021

As this new Green Lantern series begins, the newly formed United Planets and the Guardians of the Universe hold an intergalactic summit to decide who can best serve and protect the cosmos from danger. With the majority of Green Lanterns called back to Oa, John Stewart arrives alongside Teen Lantern Keli Quintela, whose powerful gauntlet could be on...

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DDJamesB reviewed Batman #107 Apr 7, 2021
7.0

The main story deserved a little higher grade bit the back up story brought it down. Ghost maker just doesnt seem like a likable character to me at all. Hes way too brash and explains what hes doing more than a villain. The main story was pretty good. I really like the art and they do a good job with the scarecrow.

Batman #107

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

Tensions are sky-high in Gotham City following the events at Arkham Asylum, and public opinion and unrest are starting to boil over. The Dark Knight has his hands full juggling the investigation of the reappearance of an old enemy and the rise of a new gang in Gotham called the Unsanity Collective...Gotham City is getting more dangerous by the minu...

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Bats20832 - Apr 9, 2021

Ghost-maker explains what he doing more like a villain, because he IS a villain.

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fenixalasnegras reviewed Batman #107 Apr 6, 2021
4.5

Batman's story is slow, it's not bad at all. Batman now feels more like Detective Comics and vs.

I don't understand why insistence in make to Harley a hero is an idiotic character

The backup story is bad ends up ruining the number, if this number feels ambiguous and slow with this it feels like a complete filler to only to justify 5 dollars where the story gives very more

Batman #107

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

Tensions are sky-high in Gotham City following the events at Arkham Asylum, and public opinion and unrest are starting to boil over. The Dark Knight has his hands full juggling the investigation of the reappearance of an old enemy and the rise of a new gang in Gotham called the Unsanity Collective...Gotham City is getting more dangerous by the minu...

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Bats20832 - Apr 9, 2021

"it seems as if they want to retire these two" - DC leadership and writing team would have done this 10+ years ago, if they cou.d. The problem has been $$$$. They can't do it until they can justify with sales figures. Part of Future State is to get sales to a point where they can do this and similar moves... and leave "retired" characters in archives where they can resurrect them for occasional "big events" or specials. But wishes are not $$$$, so they keep redefining around the edges for now.

Comics Code Authorities - Apr 15, 2021

This is the same thing that moneygrubbing (Censored) Dan DiDio pulled 10 years ago. Add a few pages to the top titles, raise the prices, in a few months make it the regular price for all. But then and they did that "Drawing the line at $2.99" thing, which I sometimes believe was the real plan all along. A scheme to bring in readers P.O.ed at Marvel and other publishers' rising prices. But then this is the first time DC is going up in prices first.

Bats20832 reviewed Batman #107 Apr 8, 2021
4.0

The issue has a story for The Batman moving onward to the "Future State" and an embarrasingly bad second story with the criminal Ghost-Maker fighting a "rich" Madame Midas ("the richest woman on Earth") hiring assassins to stop criminal Ghost-Maker, setting up a fight on "Devil Skull Island." (not even worth an eyeroll). Oh and plans for "mini-Batsignals" to be used like burner cell phones.
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Batman #107

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

Tensions are sky-high in Gotham City following the events at Arkham Asylum, and public opinion and unrest are starting to boil over. The Dark Knight has his hands full juggling the investigation of the reappearance of an old enemy and the rise of a new gang in Gotham called the Unsanity Collective...Gotham City is getting more dangerous by the minu...

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Svarietyy - Apr 8, 2021

Great review, nailed it man. You should be writing for one of these actual review sites

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Quinn reviewed Batman #107 Apr 6, 2021
4.0

Let's see. Everything is a set up of the new status quo. Scarecrow is calling the shots with the guy who will make tomorrow. Harley tries to do good, but because she's nuts, she's hitting cops who surprise her with baseball bats.

The Gotham police are actually doing their job, so they don't appreciate Bats contaminating crime scenes, and Barb is setting up mini-Batsignals across Gotham. more

Batman #107

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

Tensions are sky-high in Gotham City following the events at Arkham Asylum, and public opinion and unrest are starting to boil over. The Dark Knight has his hands full juggling the investigation of the reappearance of an old enemy and the rise of a new gang in Gotham called the Unsanity Collective...Gotham City is getting more dangerous by the minu...

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Batman Jones - Apr 6, 2021

You are wrong: it was $5. Otherwise you’re pretty much right.

Comics Code Authorities - Apr 15, 2021

$5 now, and unless we put our foot down with DC like when they pulled this 10 years ago, by the end of this year ALL their books will be $5. Extra pages or no extra pages.

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Swanktub reviewed Detective Comics #1034 Mar 24, 2021
8.5

I really liked this grounded approach to Batman. I'm interested to see where this goes.

Detective Comics #1034

By: Mariko Tamaki, Gleb Melnikov
Released: Mar 24, 2021

DC Future State may be over-but the present looks tense! With the loss of his fortune and manor, the election of Mayor Nakano, and the growing anti-vigilante sentiment in Gotham, Bruce Wayne must rethink how to be Batman...or risk being left behind by his own city. To make matters worse, a catastrophic crime wave has taken hold of the city, culmina...

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RedKSuperman - Mar 31, 2021

It's intended to pander and find some nobility in him being broke or a common person. Let me clue you on on something, there isn't any. Broke Batman isn't Batman, end of debate.

Swanktub - Apr 1, 2021

Batman's not broke in this story though. He's still a millionaire hanging out with his wealthy neighbours. And he still has cars and bikes set up around the city. He's just not a billionaire at the moment. No status quo ever lasts in comics, he'll be a billionaire again eventually if that is what bothers you. If you want to read a more classic Batman story, Garth Ennis and Liam Sharp are dropping a Batman miniseries in June called Reptilian that looks pretty damn promising.

Bats20832 reviewed Detective Comics #1034 Mar 23, 2021
7.0

Overall, the art is well done and the story is OK. Bruce is resourceful with the mini-caves, although there is no logical reason not to have access to the Batcave, other than lack of parking near where Bruce lives in the city. The changed situation for Bruce forces him to deal with neighbors, etc., and different dynamics. The story is just OK. Not a lot of it, so going over too much of it would ju more

Detective Comics #1034

By: Mariko Tamaki, Gleb Melnikov
Released: Mar 24, 2021

DC Future State may be over-but the present looks tense! With the loss of his fortune and manor, the election of Mayor Nakano, and the growing anti-vigilante sentiment in Gotham, Bruce Wayne must rethink how to be Batman...or risk being left behind by his own city. To make matters worse, a catastrophic crime wave has taken hold of the city, culmina...

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Mingthemerciless - Mar 25, 2021

Speaking of Future State isn't Tim Foxs suit simply Jason Todd's batsuit from Battle for the Cowl minus the guns,

Bats20832 - Mar 25, 2021

Looks like. On that continuing "storyline" for Jace Fox, i have given up on it, at least until they actually get some issues done and decide what they want to say. Most of it is Luke Fox as Batwing activity.

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Dave reviewed Justice League #59 Mar 16, 2021
4.0

Mediocre comic written by Bendis for Bendis fans. Talking heads and nothing happens , typical Bendis book

Justice League #59

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Xermanico
Released: Mar 17, 2021

Writer Brian Michael Bendis reunites with artist David Marquez (Miles Morales, Iron Man, Batman/Superman) for a new, star-studded Justice League featuring Superman, Batman, the Flash, Hawkgirl, Aquaman, Hippolyta, new DC powerhouse Naomi, and...is that Black Adam?! Superman is leading the charge to reinvent the Justice League-and at the same time, ...

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allenquanobi reviewed Justice League #59 Mar 16, 2021
5.5

It was just a bunch of meh. My major complaint here was the panel layouts. I read a lot of comics, but even the layouts on many of the splash pages were confusing, leading to a confused reading order. The plot is paper thin, bad alien(? demon?) guy shows up and the Justice League shows up to punch bad guy. It had less depth than a Saturday morning cartoon show. Naomi also shows up because Ben more

Justice League #59

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Xermanico
Released: Mar 17, 2021

Writer Brian Michael Bendis reunites with artist David Marquez (Miles Morales, Iron Man, Batman/Superman) for a new, star-studded Justice League featuring Superman, Batman, the Flash, Hawkgirl, Aquaman, Hippolyta, new DC powerhouse Naomi, and...is that Black Adam?! Superman is leading the charge to reinvent the Justice League-and at the same time, ...

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Merlyn reviewed Justice League #59 Mar 16, 2021
1.5

Cringe, or in other words, classic Bendis by now.

Justice League #59

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Xermanico
Released: Mar 17, 2021

Writer Brian Michael Bendis reunites with artist David Marquez (Miles Morales, Iron Man, Batman/Superman) for a new, star-studded Justice League featuring Superman, Batman, the Flash, Hawkgirl, Aquaman, Hippolyta, new DC powerhouse Naomi, and...is that Black Adam?! Superman is leading the charge to reinvent the Justice League-and at the same time, ...

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Mingthemerciless - Mar 19, 2021

Are DCs money woes worth keeping Bendis on the roster? His run in Superman was a dud. Jon Kent as a teenager isn't working. His villains were throw away. Now hes using JL to push his own property the ninth starter Naomi. Is DC editorial on extended leave?

Mingthemerciless - Mar 19, 2021

Tupo: nonstarter Naomi

Bats20832 reviewed Justice League #59 Mar 16, 2021
3.5

Justice League issue #59 "Prism" goal is to set stage to introduce Naomi McDuffie into Justice League, who is on the cover, but DC wants its "mystery" of blacking out "faces" - aka its' "Prism" realignment of the Justice League. Another Wonder Woman (apparently Hippolyta) is also on the Justice League 59 cover (with a blacked out face), but not in this issue. Among lots of other characters in a Va more

Justice League #59

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Xermanico
Released: Mar 17, 2021

Writer Brian Michael Bendis reunites with artist David Marquez (Miles Morales, Iron Man, Batman/Superman) for a new, star-studded Justice League featuring Superman, Batman, the Flash, Hawkgirl, Aquaman, Hippolyta, new DC powerhouse Naomi, and...is that Black Adam?! Superman is leading the charge to reinvent the Justice League-and at the same time, ...

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Merlyn reviewed The Next Batman: Second Son #2 Mar 2, 2021
1.5

Unfortunately after a first decent issue it went back to classic Ridley territory.

The Next Batman: Second Son #2

By: John Ridley, Tony Akins
Released: Mar 3, 2021

Tim “Jace” Fox has returned home following the tragic events of Joker War and Lucius Fox taking full control of the massive Wayne fortune. While his mother and sisters greet Jace, his younger brother had a prior engagement with an armed madman—as BATWING! The adventure continues in this exciting series as readers will come to know the man who...

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silencecaptif - Mar 12, 2021

And of course I CAN FREELY CRITICIZE THIS CHARACTER. I'm A FRENCH-MOROCCAN WOMAN (I have African DNA in my veins) and being thrown a bad comic with a poorly made black character to feel identified is rubbish.

Merlyn - Mar 13, 2021

@silence: Unfortunately in today's world your type of thinking is pretty rare. But I'm glad to see that there are still people who refuse to eat up the bullshit that companies throw their way.

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Quinn reviewed Batman #106 Mar 2, 2021
5.0

What to say? I get what the author is doing, but I reject the premise of the story. We see Batman and Clownkiller track down thieves using hovermachines to steal stuff and Bats tell Clown not to kill or maim, they're just thieves.

We see the latest villain saying Gotham is going to hell and why don't you, new mayor, buy my tech to save the city. It's the beginning of the Magistrate. The more

Batman #106

By: James Tynion IV, Jorge Jimenez
Released: Mar 3, 2021

Following the tragic events of Infinite Frontier #1, Batman and his new ally, Ghost-Maker, must reckon with a new gang operating in Gotham City-but are they connected to the reemergence of the Scarecrow? Meanwhile, shadowy billionaire Simon Saint pitches an advanced law-enforcement system to the new mayor! The creative team behind the epic “The J...

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Quinn - Mar 6, 2021

Mingthemerciless, glad someone gets my humor. And bingo. Tynion’s characters are bland, interchangeable forgettable. I too await Alfred’s return. But the way Tyrion writes the book, I keep thinking Alfred is just in the kitchen, and he is not really dead. And who are they kidding. We all know he is coming back. Why bother “killing” him at all. Or I could be wrong.

Bats20832 - Mar 7, 2021

I was just re-reading The Outsider story again the other night in Detective Comics #356 (October 1966). Alfred always comes back. I don't know how they will do it. But if they buried Alfred and had him come back as The Outsider, we know anything is possible. Heh and that was in "canon." Well, with "everything" being "canon" now, who knows what will happen?

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Onomatopoeia reviewed Infinite Frontier #0 Mar 2, 2021
7.5

Future State was so bleak and dystopian that it really turned me off of the "potential future" DC had to offer. Compare this with the bustling hope of Infinite Frontier and I can't shake the dread of the former. The problem with starting at the top is that it's all downhill from there. I don't want to watch as these characters, old and new, devolve into the mess that was Future Sate...

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Infinite Frontier #0

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Stephen Byrne
Released: Mar 3, 2021

The next phase of the DC Universe begins here! Dark Knights: Death Metal presented the darkest threats of the Multiverse. DC Future State revealed what may lie ahead. Now it’s time to look into the Infinite Frontier of the current-day DC Universe.
In Gotham City, The Joker jolts citizens awake with an attack even the Dark Knight never exp...

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Bats20832 - Mar 3, 2021

They could and should have simply used Teth-Adam. "Shazadam" sounds obviously ridiculous.

Onomatopoeia - Mar 3, 2021

right? It makes my eyes hurt from rolling them everytime.

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Psycamorean reviewed Infinite Frontier #0 Mar 2, 2021
7.0

There are good and bad glimpses of stories here. I'm not looking forward to Bendis' JL, Becky Cloonan's Wonder Woman, Tim Sheridan's Teen Titans, Geoffrey Thorne's Green Lantern or Geoff Johns' Stargirl. The rest though, I'm optimistic about for now. This read much more like a previews magazine than like another DC Universe: Rebirth. But it wasn't too bad.

Infinite Frontier #0

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Stephen Byrne
Released: Mar 3, 2021

The next phase of the DC Universe begins here! Dark Knights: Death Metal presented the darkest threats of the Multiverse. DC Future State revealed what may lie ahead. Now it’s time to look into the Infinite Frontier of the current-day DC Universe.
In Gotham City, The Joker jolts citizens awake with an attack even the Dark Knight never exp...

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