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Gavan rated Robin #12 Mar 23, 2022
8.0

Robin #12

By: Joshua Williamson, Roger Cruz
Released: Mar 23, 2022

Demon versus detective! The Lazarus Tournament is over, and Damian returns to Gotham a changed hero! But there is one last opponent he might fight to the death...himself. This lead-in issue to the epic Shadow War event is one you dare not miss!

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Gavan reviewed Titans United #7 Mar 15, 2022
6.5

Just like every season of the Titans tv show, this series stumbles its way to the finish in a clumsy and uninteresting finale

Titans United #7

By: Scott Cavan, Jose Luis
Released: Mar 16, 2022

The Titans face their final challenge as the true enemy is revealed. An alien armada is heading toward Earth, and Superboy must decide once and for all where his true allegiance lies. Will Starfire join forces with her evil sister, and what mysteries lurk far below the streets of Metropolis?  

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Gavan rated Nightwing #90 Mar 15, 2022
9.0

Nightwing #90

By: Tom Taylor, Bruno Redondo
Released: Mar 16, 2022

A Nightwing and Wally West story, part 1 of 2! When it's easier to go buy bagels as Nightwing than as Dick Grayson because everyone is either trying to get him for his money or kill him for the price on his head, Nightwing realizes he'll need to enlist the help of his Teen Titan friends as his bodyguards, and the first to volunteer is of course his...

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10

Batman / Superman: World's Finest #1

By: Mark Waid, Dan Mora
Released: Mar 16, 2022

The Dark Knight. The Man of Steel. They are the two finest superheroes that the world has ever known...and they're together again in an epic new series from the legendary talents of Mark Waid and Dan Mora! In the not-too-distant past, Superman's powers are super-charged from a devastating chemical attack by the villain Metallo...and the only ally t...

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10

Batman Vol. 1: The Court Of Owls

By: Scott Snyder, Jonathan Glapion

In this new trade paperback, a series of brutal murders rocks not only Gotham City to its core but also the Caped Crusader himself when the prime suspect is one of Batmans closest allies: Dick Grayson! Collects BATMAN #1-7!

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Gavan rated Moon Knight #9 Mar 10, 2022
9.0

Moon Knight #9

By: Jed MacKay, Alessandro Cappuccio
Released: Mar 2, 2022

Look for more information on this title in future issues of Marvel Previews.

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8.0

Captain America / Iron Man #4

By: Derek Landy, Angel Unzueta
Released: Mar 2, 2022

Secrets, lies and sinister motivations! Tony and Steve must form an uneasy alliance with their treacherous enemies in order to survive an assault by a swarm of Myrmidon-class killer robots, as the Paladins - the team of eager new super heroes - find themselves in way over their heads when they go up against the Overseer. Long live the New Tech!
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Gavan rated Devil's Reign #5 Mar 10, 2022
9.0

Devil's Reign #5

By: Chip Zdarsky, Marco Checchetto
Released: Mar 9, 2022

As smart and ruthless as Wilson Fisk may be, he's chosen to enlist the aid of some of the most reprehensible, dangerous and bloodthirsty criminals the Marvel Universe has to offer! He's been able to keep them on a short leash out of fear for weeks.

IN THIS ISSUE - that fear runs out! Fisk's lackeys aren't scared of ANYTHING anymore, even ...

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Gavan rated Superman: Son of Kal-El #9 Mar 8, 2022
8.5

Superman: Son of Kal-El #9

By: Tom Taylor, John Timms
Released: Mar 9, 2022

Superman/Nightwing crossover part 2 of 2! Nightwing promised Clark Kent that while he's off-planet, Nightwing would look after Clark's son, Jon, as he tries to fill his father's shoes as Superman. But with someone out there murdering superpowered people, is Nightwing in over his head? Read Nightwing #89 (in stores 2/15/22) for part 1 of this crosso...

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Gavan reviewed Batman Year One Mar 6, 2022
10

Peak fiction

Batman Year One

By: Frank Miller, David Mazzucchelli

A new edition of one of the most important and critically acclaimed Batman adventures ever, written by Frank Miller, author of THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS!

In 1986, Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli produced this groundbreaking reinterpretation of the origin of Batman--who he is and how he came to be.

Written shortly aft...

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Gavan reviewed Batman #121 Mar 6, 2022
8.0

Solid issue. Felt a bit rushed but still good nonetheless

Batman #121

By: Joshua Williamson, Jorge Molina
Released: Mar 2, 2022

The deadly conclusion to the “Abyss” arc as Lex Luthor’s dangerous master plan for Batman Inc. is revealed. And an old ally returns to pull the lost Batman out of Abyss’s darkness and a new member of Batman Inc. rises! In the final chapter of “They Make Great Pets,” Maps finds the missing piece to the shocking and deadly mystery...with ...

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9.0

This issue is entirely from the perspective of a cat and it feels more like Star Trek than any Discovery episode does. Crazy what can be done with writers who actually know what they’re writing about

Star Trek: Discovery - Adventures In the 32nd Century #1

By: Kirsten Beyer, Angel Hernandez
Released: Mar 2, 2022

Travel to the far future of STAR TREK in this all-new miniseries spotlighting the cast of the hit television series! Up first is the secret history of the queen herself: GRUDGE THE CAT! Discover how she met Book and claimed her place as the greatest feline spacefarer of all!

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10

If you’re this to be similar to the tv show, you are in for quite a surprise. Completely opposite in tone and attitude throughout the story. Extremely dark, but a fantastic story nonetheless

Peacemaker: Disturbing the Peace #1

By: Garth Ennis, Garry Brown
Released: Jan 26, 2022

The breakout character from The Suicide Squad gets his own tale of peace ahead of the upcoming HBO Max TV show! Long before joining the Suicide Squad, Christopher Smith, code name Peacemaker, meets with a psychiatrist-a woman dangerously obsessed with his bizarre and violent past. From his tragic childhood to his military service overseas to his mu...

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Gavan reviewed Nightwing #89 Feb 26, 2022
8.0

Solid issue. Loses an extra .5 for a slight plot hole since Nightwing should’ve had a blue suit during the time of the flashback and not his New 52 Red suit

Nightwing #89

By: Tom Taylor, Bruno Redondo
Released: Feb 16, 2022

Superman/Nightwing crossover! Years ago,when Robin took his first uncertain steps away from Batman as his own hero, Superman stepped in and offered Dick Grayson crucial advice, support, and a name: Nightwing. Now it's time for Nightwing to return the favor.

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Gavan rated Batman #120 Feb 21, 2022
10

Batman #120

By: Karl Kerschl, Mikel Janin
Released: Feb 2, 2022

“Abyss” part three! The new Batman Inc.’s heinous crimes have landed them in a high-security prison. Batman believes the only way to help his old allies is to break them out…but they don’t want his help! Meanwhile, Batman Inc.’s mysterious benefactor uses the chaos to enact their plans, but finds themselves lost in the dark against Abys...

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Gavan reviewed Superman: Son of Kal-El #8 Feb 9, 2022
2.0

Writing continues to get worse by each issue. The story itself is just plain uninteresting, and now the art is horrendous as well. It’ll be a wonder if this series makes it past 20 issues

Superman: Son of Kal-El #8

By: Tom Taylor, Cian Tormey
Released: Feb 9, 2022

Henry Bendix's plans for ultimate control threaten every superhero on Earth. And, in trying to stand against the dictator of Gamorra, Superman makes himself a target of business and world leaders. He is seen by too many as a force that must be stopped. How much can even a Man of Steel stand against before he bends?

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Gavan rated Nightwing #88 Jan 20, 2022
10

Nightwing #88

By: Tom Taylor, Bruno Redondo
Released: Jan 19, 2022

The blue stripes are back! Nightwing gets an updated suit starting this issue! Meanwhile, after the distressing events of rescuing Haley from getting dognapped by bad guys, Nightwing discovers there are way more hits on Dick Grayson than he realized, thanks to going public about his fortune, and he needs to find a clever way to be Dick Grayson and ...

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Gavan rated Robin & Batman #3 Jan 15, 2022
9.0

Robin & Batman #3

By: Jeff Lemire, Dustin Nguyen
Released: Jan 12, 2022

To reconcile his trauma and move toward an optimistic future, Dick Grayson must first confront his tragic past. Unfortunately, that step includes a confrontation with an enraged Killer Croc, who is out for Grayson blood! This action-packed issue concludes the epic tale of a young man learning to live and love in a nightmarish world.

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Gavan reviewed Batman #119 Jan 14, 2022
10

It’s nice to finally have a Batman writer again that doesn’t make him either talk to much or be a simp every issue

Batman #119

By: Karl Kerschl, Mikel Janin
Released: Jan 5, 2022

“Abyss” part two! For years Batman used the darkness as a weapon, but now a new enemy turns that darkness against him! Batman must team with Batman Inc.’s mysterious new benefactor to bring the deadly Abyss into the light! Wait…who is Batman Inc.’s new benefactor?

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Gavan rated Star Trek: Year Five #13 Jan 8, 2022
9.5

Star Trek: Year Five #13

By: Jackson Lanzing, Stephen Thompson
Released: Aug 5, 2020

The Enterprise and her crew finally make it back to Federation space, but the Federation they find isn't quite the same as the one they had left behind. Meanwhile, Aegis and Gary Seven's grand design continues to take shape-and the consequences will be staggering. The final voyages of the original Enterprise crew continue in this episode from showr...

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Gavan rated Star Trek: Year Five #12 Jan 8, 2022
10

Star Trek: Year Five #12

By: Jackson Lanzing, Stephen Thompson
Released: Jul 1, 2020

At last-the moment you've been waiting for since the first page of issue #1! With a villain revealed, a stranded crew, and a ship on a collision course with total destruction, Captain James T. Kirk will have to face the biggest challenge of his life on his own!

Written by showrunners Jackson Lanzing & Collin Kelly (Green Arrow, Nightwing,...

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Gavan rated Star Trek: Year Five #11 Jan 8, 2022
9.5

Star Trek: Year Five #11

By: Jackson Lanzing, Stephen Thompson
Released: Jun 3, 2020

With the Federation border in sight, a villain revealed will subject Kirk and the crew of the Enterprise to their most dangerous challenge yet-where everything comes to a head in a battle for the fate of the five-year mission!

Showrunners Jackson Lanzing & Collin Kelly (Green Arrow, Nightwing, Gotham City Garage) return!

The class...

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Gavan rated Star Trek: Year Five #16 Jan 8, 2022
9.0

Star Trek: Year Five #16

By: Jody Houser, Silvia Califano
Released: Nov 11, 2020

Election season is in full swing across the Federation, and even though it seems ridiculous, Harry Mudd is rising to the top of the polls! The crew of the Enterprise suspects that there's more to Mudd's game than just wanting to do his civic duty, and their investigation will uncover a rot that threatens the entire Federation from the inside. The f...

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Gavan reviewed Superman: Son of Kal-El #6 Jan 8, 2022
4.5

Just mediocre. My biggest problem, like issue 1, is that Tom Taylor has absolutely no idea how Damian Wayne acts or even talks. It feels like he’s trying to make him act like Dick Grayson and forgets that Damian is 14 and isn’t anything like Grayson

Superman: Son of Kal-El #6

By: Tom Taylor, John Timms
Released: Jan 5, 2022

Superman has recovered from the devastating attack against him. After the life-changing events of issue #5, Jon Kent and his new ally Jay Nakamura are ready to strike back. They are on a collision course with the type of power that is used to swatting problems out of the way. But Superman is not so easily swatted!

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Gavan reviewed Nightwing #87 Dec 29, 2021
9.0

A pretty cool idea. The continuous page thing was pretty interesting and the story was pretty fun. Not really important in the long run of this series but it was a fun issue nonetheless. Love having Redondo back for art as well

Nightwing #87

By: Tom Taylor, Bruno Redondo
Released: Dec 22, 2021

This special Nightwing issue is ONE CONTINUOUS IMAGE! That's right-if you placed every page next to each other, you'll have one poster image with this story! Now that billionaire Dick Grayson has publicly dedicated his funds to save Blüdhaven, he's a wanted man-and that's why he finds hired killers breaking in to steal his dog, Haley!

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Gavan reviewed Robin #9 Dec 29, 2021
10

Continuing to be the best ongoing DC series

Robin #9

By: Joshua Williamson, Roger Cruz
Released: Dec 29, 2021

The Lazarus demon rises! The deadly end of the League of Lazarus is at hand! Countless fighters have fallen! And now, to save everyone on Lazarus Island, Damian must go one-on-one with a literal giant demon. Can Damian utilize everything he’s learned in the tournament, or will he die for the last time?

Gavan rated Star Trek: Year Five #2 Dec 26, 2021
10

Star Trek: Year Five #2

By: Jackson Lanzing, Stephen Thompson
Released: May 29, 2019

As the last year of their original mission begins, the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise will have to use all of the skills they've acquired along the way as they prepare to face the biggest challenge of their lives-a dark threat that doesn't just threaten their existence, but the existence of the entire Federation as well...

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Gavan rated Star Trek: Year Five #1 Dec 26, 2021
9.5

Star Trek: Year Five #1

By: Jackson Lanzing, Stephen Thompson
Released: Apr 24, 2019

The crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise left Earth four years ago. They've traveled to strange new worlds, defeated impossible foes, and made universe-changing decisions. But now, with the end in sight, they'll have to face their biggest challenge yet. Step aboard the Enterprise with Kirk, Spock, Bones, Uhura, Sulu, Scotty, and Chekov as they begin the e...

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Gavan rated Batman #118 Dec 10, 2021
9.5

Batman #118

By: Joshua Williamson, Jorge Molina
Released: Dec 8, 2021

New creative team! Start of a new story arc as Batman leaves Gotham! “Abyss” part one! As Gotham celebrates surviving Fear State, Batman retreats alone into the darkness. But when he learns of a mystery involving Batman Inc., it forces the Caped Crusader to leave Gotham for a brand-new adventure! Thrills, chills, and international intrigue awai...

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9.0

Captain America / Iron Man #1

By: Derek Landy, Angel Unzueta
Released: Dec 8, 2021

A government agent turned Hydra provocateur stages a daring breakout on her way to prison, attracting the attention of both Iron Man and Captain America. When Steve and Tony realize they both have a connection to the slippery fugitive, they team up to track her down-only to discover she's not the only player on the board with big plans and sinister...

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