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F.T. Wolf reviewed Justice League #60 Apr 21, 2021
7.0

Bendis' run is shaping up to be a good one if you ask me. Don't fully agree with the direction I think he's taken, but the writing (especially the character interactions) is well done.
The JLDark backup is good to, but a bit to short.

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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F.T. Wolf reviewed Daredevil #29 Apr 15, 2021
9.0

This one book whose quality is excellent and manages to keep it that way. The pacing, artwork, dialogue, character selection remain great. Matt's time in prison just hit a low, while his twin-brother Mike (did not know he even existed) is using the opportunity to further his own criminal agenda.
Elektra is drawing too much heat, but has good intentions. Still, the road to hell is paved with more

Daredevil #29

By: Chip Zdarsky, Marco Checchetto
Released: Apr 14, 2021

THE TRUTH IS FINALLY OUT: ELEKTRA IS DAREDEVIL!
•  Having taken up the cowl and the club in Matt Murdock's absence, Elektra, the deadliest assassin in the Marvel Universe, has a long road ahead as she works to protect the legacy of The Man Without Fear!
•  OLD FOES! NEW FACES! LOST LOVES! After the past six mon...

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F.T. Wolf reviewed Transformers: Beast Wars #3 Apr 15, 2021
8.0

This issue is focused on the Predacons. It made for a very intersting issue, seeing not only more of Megatron, his leadership style & Skold the brand-new female Predacon. It also feature Dinobot's SPOILER, which is an improvement of how it happened originally. Much more befitting of his character and makes the character more sympathetic from the start.

Transformers: Beast Wars #3

By: Erik Burnham, Josh Burcham
Released: Apr 7, 2021

Unbeknownst to the Maximals, the Predacons have taken their first prisoner! As Megatron and Tarantulas run their interrogation, dissent stirs in the Predacon ranks. Who'll give first-the dissatisfied Dinobot or the captured Maximal? The Beast Wars rage on!

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F.T. Wolf reviewed Wonder Woman #771 Apr 14, 2021
9.0

This run is shaping up to be stellar! The writing &art are amazing. Diana's amnesia while in the Asgardian afterlife means we see the very core of her character which makes for good storytelling. Young Diana is both cute and thought-provoking.

Wonder Woman #771

By: Jordie Bellaire, Paulina Ganucheau
Released: Apr 14, 2021

Wonder Woman’s adventures through the Sphere of the Gods continue as she embarks on a quest with the cunning Ratashok to search for answers. Something is changing the rules of the Norse afterlife, and it’s up to our hero to set things right. Now she must face warriors and beasts of mythic proportions, starting with the Nidhogg! Can our Amazon P...

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F.T. Wolf reviewed Marauders #19 Apr 7, 2021
6.5

OK issue. It wraps up the current story arc in a somewhat satisfying way. Nothing to spectecular, but its enjoyable and does the job. Long time X-men readers will find something extra in this issue with all of the callbacks and whatnot.

Marauders #19

By: Gerry Duggan, Stefano Caselli
Released: Apr 7, 2021

A PIRATE'S LIFE FOR GOOD!  
As the pressure pours on in Madripoor, the Marauders prepare to pillage and plunder as a proper pirate pleases!

Rated T+

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F.T. Wolf reviewed Batman #107 Apr 7, 2021
8.0

While a bit long-winded this issue is still as enjoyable & well drawn as #106. While I don't agree with every direction this run seems to take (e.g. Renee Montoya) its moving the story forward in an intersting way.
The Ghostmaker backup is enjoyable.

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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F.T. Wolf reviewed Crime Syndicate #2 Apr 6, 2021
6.0

A step down from #1. It misses a lot of the intrigue of that one, instead going for a more traditional route. Typical Alien invasion scenario. Did appreciate the Owlman origin. Nuanced & love the Justice League: Two Earths inspirations. Instead of just going the 'they're just evil versions' route this run does its best by giving you a plausible explanation of why these characters are bad guys in t more

Crime Syndicate #2

By: Andy Schmidt, Bryan Hitch
Released: Apr 7, 2021

With Starro ravaging the planet and controlling superheroes and villains alike, the fate of the world rests in the hands of Ultraman, Superia, and Owlman-in other words, win or lose, humanity is doomed!
Question of the month: What famous Gotham foes are held in Owlman’s cave?
Plus, in the backup story, witness the origin of Owlman...

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F.T. Wolf reviewed Silk #1 Apr 6, 2021
8.5

Cindy Moon once again swings around NYC in her own solo-title and it's off to a strong start. This issue serves as a good (re-)introduction to Silk. You get a good if not brief look at her character, her backstory and her interaction with the supportings cast with J.Jonah Jameson the most well known character.
It's a very enjoyable book that gets the core of Cindy across with fun & cool mome more

Silk #1

By: Maurene Goo, Takeshi Miyazawa
Released: Mar 31, 2021

By day Cindy Moon is an intrepid reporter for the upstart new media empire Threats & Menaces under her old boss, J. Jonah Jameson. By night, she's Silk, crime fighting super hero! But those worlds are about to collide, as an investigation into a series of gangland murders puts Silk and everyone she loves in danger! Who is this powerful new player i...

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F.T. Wolf reviewed Marauders #18 Apr 5, 2021
7.0

OK issue. Nothing too spectuclair in it, but that doesn't mean that it isn't good. Very much a stepping stone to the big fight for Madripoor in #19 but the issue got some strong moments for individual characters and is overall pretty enjoyable.

Marauders #18

By: Gerry Duggan, Stefano Caselli
Released: Feb 17, 2021

THE PAST IS NOT THE PAST!
The Marauder returns to Madripoor to pay tribute to a fallen friend... but all the while old enemies are being forged anew.

Rated T+

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F.T. Wolf added Marauders to their pull list Apr 5, 2021

Marauders

THE X-MEN SAIL AT DAWN!
Even in this glorious new dawn, Mutantkind faces hardships and oppression from their human counterparts. Led by Captain Kate Pryde and funded by Emma Frost and the Hellfire Trading Company, Marauders Storm, Pyro, Bishop and Iceman sail the seas of the world to protect those hated and feared!
Rated T+

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F.T. Wolf reviewed Flash #768 Apr 2, 2021
6.5

With how #WallyWest has been mishandled in recent years I'm going into this with caution. While it has problems (I don't like the art & pacing could be better) it shows promise. It's well written & the character interactions are well done.
Let's see Jeremy Adams can craft a modern Wally West story that's actually good.

Flash #768

By: Jeremy Adams, Darko Lafuente
Released: Mar 31, 2021

The retirement of Wally West begins! After the events spanning from DC Universe: Rebirth to Heroes in Crisis to Dark Nights: Death Metal, the former Kid Flash decides to call it quits. But the current Flash needs his former partner now more than ever. As fallout from Infinite Frontier hits the Flash, Barry Allen and Wally West must confront the pas...

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F.T. Wolf reviewed Batman/Catwoman #4 Apr 1, 2021
7.0

1st issue that manages to juggle the different narratives in a way you can follow well. It's intertwined in such a way that the jumps aren't jarring and you can quickly understand in which narrative you are.
The art remains very good, though still poor in its depiction of women. The imagery is particulair strong in this one.
Issue got some implications regarding Selina & Joker that I h more

Batman/Catwoman #4

By: Tom King, Clay Mann
Released: Mar 31, 2021

The Joker has hidden a bomb in Gotham-but there might be a bigger explosion if Batman proves his suspicions true, and Catwoman actually knows where it is! It’s a dangerous secret that threatens to destroy the couple’s relationship in its early days, and it’s going to reverberate throughout their time together. In the present day, it will affe...

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F.T. Wolf reviewed Detective Comics #1034 Mar 26, 2021
8.5

Very enjoyable.
Both the Batman & Robin stories are well written & well illustrated. The Bruce story ties into the larger narrative well while still providing a solid new case for the detective. One that ties into both his Batman life and Bruce Wayne life AKA the best type of Batman cases.
Damian's story was short again, but offered good insight in what his solo-series will be. Seems f 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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F.T. Wolf reviewed Iron Man #7 Mar 25, 2021
6.0

This series has lost me. While the art & the writing quality remains excellent, the story has taken a dive. It's too preachy. This book has extremely clear parallels to religion and faith but it´s not speaking to me. On the contrary, it hinders my enjoyment of the series as I´m just not in the mood for it.
There are also other problems with the story that has started to really annoy me. To more

Iron Man #7

By: Christopher Cantwell, Cafu
Released: Mar 17, 2021

Iron Man and his small band of allies go interstellar as they pursue Korvac to the farthest reaches of the galaxy, even as the villainous android intellect tries to telepathically lure Hellcat and Tony toward his bizarre utopian visions. But after an unexpected left turn leaves Iron Man on a remote and uncharted planet, Korvac might take the opport...

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F.T. Wolf reviewed Justice League #59 Mar 16, 2021
8.0

Brian Michael Bendis is of to a solid start on his first Justice League issue. A slow yet enjoyable start with humour & heart that's supported by good art. It's too short though & lacks some momentum because of it. It ends before really getting 'into things' is what I mean to say.

The Justice League Dark backup is good as well, but less enticing To be honest. It's a clear setup for the 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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F.T. Wolf reviewed Daredevil #28 Mar 11, 2021
9.0

Once again, Daredevil is amazing. Good art, very good writing, an interesting direction and lots of focus on character work.
Elektra as Daredevil remains intriguing and I can't wait to see what for influence Alice will have on her.

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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F.T. Wolf reviewed Wonder Woman #770 Mar 11, 2021
8.5

The new creative team is of to one Heaven (ha!) of a start.
The story, placing Diana in a different kind(s) of afterlife, is a very interesting and promising one. The art is amazing. Nicely detailed while not overdoing it and well coloured.
The backup with young Diana is also so cute you guys!

Wonder Woman #770

By: Jordie Bellaire, Paulina Ganucheau
Released: Mar 10, 2021

What. Is. Happening?! Wonder Woman just woke up in the middle of battle, with rampaging hordes of mythological beasts bearing down on her! Not even the Princess of the Amazons can survive such an assault, but that’s okay-it’s just another day in Valhalla! The warriors here spend their days fighting and their nights drinking-and if they die in c...

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F.T. Wolf reviewed Future State: Catwoman #2 Mar 6, 2021
7.0

An enjoyable issue. Don't have too much to say about it other then that I'm happy that Selina gets more focus here then #1 and its good art. I also like the books ending, which I feel is a very fitting and satisfying.

Future State: Catwoman #2

By: Ram V, Otto Schmidt
Released: Feb 17, 2021

Catwoman has clawed her way through half of the Magistrate’s bullet train, but her fight has only just begun! Now, with Onomatopoeia in tow, Selina makes her way toward the car carrying a ghost of her past, and Gotham’s as well. It’s Bruce Wayne…but is it really him? And with Talia al Ghul on board as well, will this be a long-awaited reuni...

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6.5

Still good, though I found it not as good or enjoyable as #1 to me. Diana's story is still well written with beautiful art, but I also though the ending was anti-climactic and, frankly, boring.
Nubia remains a very interesting character, one I hope to see more of.

Future State: Immortal Wonder Woman #2

By: Becky Cloonan, Jen Bartel
Released: Feb 17, 2021

The Undoing is here. Superman couldn’t stop it. Darkseid couldn’t stop it. Only Diana Prince is left to hold back the being that could spell the complete disintegration of the cosmos. But will even she be powerful enough for the task?
Meanwhile, in another future, Nubia’s attempts to stop the theft of ancient artifacts have led her to...

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F.T. Wolf reviewed Future State: Nightwing #2 Mar 6, 2021
8.0

Future State Nightwing remains a good book. Much more hopefull with a very good characterization of Nightwing at its core. The Nightwing & (the new) Batman dynamic is alsa surprisingly good.
Barbara's Oracle suit is also looking pretty good if I do say myself.

Future State: Nightwing #2

By: Andrew Constant, Nicola Scott
Released: Feb 17, 2021

It’s an all-new dynamic for the Dynamic Duo when Nightwing and Gotham’s mysterious new Batman join forces against the Magistrate. But when the totalitarian force controlling the city declares the two heroes their primary targets, Nightwing will need to call on the full force of his hidden resistance, including two Batgirls, Huntress, and Two-Fa...

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F.T. Wolf reviewed Future State: Shazam! #2 Mar 6, 2021
3.0

Yep. This book is bad. A story that completely disregards characterization for the sake of telling a bleak and depressing but mostly boring tale. Shazam is supposed to be a story about a hopefull young boy. What this story does to Billy and Shazam, with this in mind, just feels wrong.

Future State: Shazam! #2

By: Tim Sheridan, Eduardo Pansica
Released: Feb 17, 2021

Shazam’s soul is laid bare as he’s confronted by one of the most powerful beings in the DC Universe! Revealing shocking secrets and the final fate of Billy Batson, the boy who was Earth’s Mightiest Mortal, this issue introduces a deadly new threat born from the ashes of the Teen Titans Academy: Raven!

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7.0

The Clark Kent story was excellent. Well written and well drawn. It stopped more then it ended, but that's my only complaint.
The Mister Miracle, Midnighter & Black Racer backups aren't as good, but still various degrees of enjoyable.

Future State: Superman: Worlds of War #2

By: Jeremy Adams, Valentine De Landro
Released: Feb 17, 2021

Meet the rising champion of the gladiatorial pits of Warworld: Superman! The Man of Steel is still down in the pits duking it out with Mongul’s hordes and working his way up to the big boss himself. But since it’s Superman, there has to be more to this than a simple determination to win the title belt, right? Yes, because he’s also got Midnig...

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7.5

I thougoghly enjoyed bot the Batman & Red Hood (with my girl Ravager) stories. They had good writing, good ar and good characterizations.
However, is this really the end of the Future State Batman Family of stories? Because if it is, it's a really unsatisfying one.

Future State: The Next Batman #4

By: Vita Ayala, Aneke
Released: Feb 17, 2021

The next Batman goes head-to-head with the Magistrate’s shock troops to protect the...guilty?! It’s a savage running battle across Gotham City, and it will have the next Dark Knight fighting overwhelming odds to prove that justice still lives in the heart of a broken city.
In the finale of “Batgirls,” after discovering the person lo...

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F.T. Wolf reviewed Infinite Frontier #0 Mar 5, 2021
9.0

Lots to talk about as a fan, but I'm keeping it brief.
It's very good, especially the smaller, character-based moments. The framing device works well to bring these stories, some long some short, together in a cohesive fashion.
There is some chaos in here due to the amount of different stories and the style of these stories, but it's not a deal-breaker by any means.

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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F.T. Wolf added Avengers (2018) to their pull list Mar 4, 2021

Avengers (2018)

A NEW ERA DAWNS FOR EARTH'S MIGHTIEST HEROES -
courtesy of JASON AARON and ED McGUINNESS!
Thor Odinson. Steve Rogers. Tony Stark. The Big Three of the Avengers are reunited at last! And just in time to save the world from total annihilation at the hands of their most powerful enemies yet: the 2000-foot-tall space gods known as Celestials.

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F.T. Wolf reviewed Transformers: Beast Wars #1 Mar 3, 2021
8.5

Beast Wars is back baby! Cue the electric guitar!
The first issue of this new Beast Wars series is a reboot of the orignal cartoon. It retells the pilot of the old show, yes, but it adds in new characters, new details & some more nuances. It's going to be interesting to see if Burnham will be able to pay off all of the seeds planted in this first issue, both the once he took directly from the more

Transformers: Beast Wars #1

By: Erik Burnham, Josh Burcham
Released: Feb 3, 2021

Celebrating 25 years of Beast Wars! In the future, the planet Cybertron belongs to the scientific-minded Maximals and the action-oriented Predacons! When a crew of Predacons, led by the successor to the Megatron name, steal a golden disk and a ship capable of traveling through time, it's up to Optimus Primal and his Maximal crew - Rattrap, Rhinox, ...

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F.T. Wolf reviewed Transformers: Beast Wars #2 Mar 3, 2021
7.5

While not as strong as the debut issue, it's much more intriguing. The story is already going in its own direction, bringing in elements from much later in the Beast Wars for more cohesion even if it's not as well written as I would've liked.
What is by far the best part of the issue, aside from the art which I've gotten used to since #1, is the character dynamics. From old favourites like Di more

Transformers: Beast Wars #2

By: Erik Burnham, Josh Burcham
Released: Mar 3, 2021

Celebrating 25 years of Beast Wars! The Maximals, led by Optimus Primal, and the Predacons, led by Megatron, have crashed on a strange new world and they are not alone. To survive the planet, much less each other, they'll have to explore their surroundings and their new bestial alt-modes in search of an advantage. The Beast Wars begin here!

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F.T. Wolf added Transformers: Beast Wars to their pull list Mar 3, 2021

Transformers: Beast Wars

Celebrating 25 years of Beast Wars! In the future, the planet Cybertron belongs to the scientific-minded Maximals and the action-oriented Predacons! When a crew of Predacons, led by the successor to the Megatron name, steal a golden disk and a ship capable of traveling through time, it's up to Optimus Primal and his Maximal crew - Rattrap, Rhinox, ...

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F.T. Wolf reviewed Crime Syndicate #1 Mar 3, 2021
7.0

Enjoyable.
Putting more nuance into the Crime Syndicate and its world beyond 'their just the evil Justice League'. Would've prefered completely new civilian identities though. To make it much farther removed from the DC Univderse we know. I feel that would have served the characters better. How it stands now I can't help but keep comparing Ultraman to Injustice Superman, keep thinking about more

Crime Syndicate #1

By: Andy Schmidt, Bryan Hitch
Released: Mar 3, 2021

Spinning out of Dark Nights: Death Metal, the Multiverse is reborn-and Earth-3 with it! In this six-issue miniseries, witness the true origins of the malevolent makers of mayhem known as the Crime Syndicate as a common foe unites them! But how long can alliances last between villains like these?
Also in this issue, it’s the origin of Ultr...

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F.T. Wolf reviewed Batman #106 Mar 3, 2021
8.0

Solid, enjoyable issue. Excellent art. The shots of Scarecrow in the background were especially striking, as well is the action.
I like the dynamic of Batman has with both Oracle & Ghostmaker. The Magistrate isn't something I'm looking forward though. I found it the worst part of Future State so I'm not too thrilled to see it here.
Robin backup is also good, though to short for any mom 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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