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Jaybird reviewed Task Force Z #10 Jul 27, 2022
9.0

Personally, I like the past two numbers, I think we will see an exciting outcome soon.

Task Force Z #10

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Eddy Barrows
Released: Jul 27, 2022

The rise of Powers Industries! Red Hood and what remains of his Task Force Z squad are on the run and investigating the secrets of their former benefactor, Powers Industries. What they discover will change Batman history forever. Meanwhile, inside Powers Industries, Mr. Bloom and Man-Bat are hard at work betraying their teammates with no remorse.

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8.5

Thor: Lightning and Lament #1

By: Ralph Macchio, Todd Nauck
Released: Jun 29, 2022

The Mighty Thor has abandoned Asgard in her greatest hour of need, leaving the Realm Eternal in the hands of his half brother Loki, in the absence of its rightful ruler, Odin. With Asgard under assault by legions of trolls, and the Lady Sif hovering near death due to a possibly fatal wound suffered in battle, can anyone save the Golden City from an...

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Jaybird rated Task Force Z #9 Jul 1, 2022
9.0

Task Force Z #9

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Eddy Barrows
Released: Jun 29, 2022

Are we the baddies? After the shocking (but not really) betrayal by Mr. Bloom, the new Task Force Z are public enemy number one. All of Gotham is hunting for them. They are out of money, out of friends, and out of Lazarus Resin. But now they will have to face their most dangerous foe yet-and it's one of their own!

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Jaybird rated Task Force Z #7 Jul 1, 2022
8.0

Task Force Z #7

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Eddy Barrows
Released: May 4, 2022

Solomon Grundy. Victor Zsasz. Madame Crow. Copperhead. No, these are not this year's nominees for sexiest maniac alive...they are the new recruits for Task Force Z! What does this mean for Red Hood and Bane? Will Mr. Bloom's Lazarus Resin heist spell certain doom for the Resurrection Twins? How many rhetorical questions can I possibly squeeze into ...

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Jaybird rated Task Force Z #8 May 24, 2022
8.0

Task Force Z #8

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Eddy Barrows
Released: May 25, 2022

All-new team! Same old problems! After losing everything, Task Force Z has finally discovered who their real enemy is. Jason and his team are on the run, underpowered, and outgunned. But everyone knew this was really just a Suicide Squad when they signed up, right? One way or another, they are going to finish this. Only one thing stands in their wa...

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Jaybird rated Detective Comics #1058 Mar 22, 2022
5.5

Detective Comics #1058

By: Mariko Tamaki, Ivan Reis
Released: Mar 23, 2022

"The Tower crashes to a close! In the epic finale to this weekly tale of terror, alliances are forged amongst unlikely allies, and the Bat-Family reassess their strategy in their war on crime in Gotham City. Will Psycho-Pirate be Batman's newest eyes and ears on the streets? Can Koyuki Nakano ever recover from the traumatic events she witnessed? Ho...

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Jaybird reviewed Task Force Z #6 Mar 22, 2022
9.0

It has been the best number of the whole series... for the moment.

Task Force Z #6

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Eddy Barrows
Released: Mar 23, 2022

Secret-origin issue, baby! Task Force Z #5 was quite the disaster for Bane and Jason, huh? Let’s give those two a minute to sort out their lives and travel back to the very beginnings of the team: where the black market Lazarus trade has just begun, and Two-Face makes a call that heywaitaminute this is going to inform the current story, isn’t i...

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Jaybird reviewed DC vs. Vampires #5 Feb 23, 2022
5.0

I don't get caught up enough to take it, I get uncomfortable with how things are placed. But hey it's DC

DC vs. Vampires #5

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Simone Di Meo
Released: Feb 23, 2022

The future of the world is at stake as a battle to the death ensues between Batman and Hal Jordan! Will the vampiric Green Lantern be too much for the Dark Knight? Will the future of humanity be in the hands of…Jayna, vampire slayer? The bloody, bestselling series continues!

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Jaybird reviewed Task Force Z #5 Feb 23, 2022
9.0

At the moment they haven't dropped this story and in this particular issue it was quite nice to read.

Task Force Z #5

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Eddy Barrows
Released: Feb 23, 2022

Heads? Everyone gets eaten by a zombie. Tails? Aw, who am I kidding…everyone’s going to get eaten by a zombie. It’s always a trick question when Two-Face is involved…and Harvey Dent’s role in this whole zombie Suicide Squad thing (zombicide? Is this a Zombicide Zquad?) is a whole lot weirder than you think it is. Or maybe not, I don’t k...

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Jaybird reviewed Task Force Z #3 Dec 28, 2021
8.5

In this issue, there is finally some congruence, Jason do something about the resentment has to Bane, thank you for that.

Task Force Z #3

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Eddy Barrows
Released: Dec 29, 2021

There’s no rest for the wicked! Especially if you’re Floyd Lawton, a.k.a. Deadshot. He thought the mission that killed him would be his last, but now he’s been recruited into Task Force Z. But Deadshot’s never liked playing by anyone’s rules...and Red Hood and his would-be team are going to learn that the hard way!

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Jaybird reviewed DC vs. Vampires #2 Nov 23, 2021
8.0

Not great, maybe a bit repetitive but fun to read, Rosenberg's hand is clearly visible here.

DC vs. Vampires #2

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Otto Schmidt
Released: Nov 24, 2021

The war for the very survival of the human race has begun! A mysterious new vampire lord has already put a plan in motion to conquer the Earth, and the first step is-destroy the Justice League! But the World’s Greatest Detective might be Earth’s last hope, and it’s time for the Bat-Family to hunt!

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Jaybird reviewed Task Force Z #2 Nov 23, 2021
8.0

taking this as out of canon, well it's pretty decent, down a bit of Matt's trademark humor which I appreciate.

Task Force Z #2

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Eddy Barrows
Released: Nov 24, 2021

After Task Force Z’s first bloodbath-err, sorry, first mission-goes awry, Red Hood must rethink how to lead a team of unstable monsters against some of the most organized ranks of Lazarus resin dealers in the world. To manage this unruly bunch, Jason Todd is going to need a deputy in the field whom he can trust to be his eyes and ears…but on th...

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Jaybird rated Titans United #3 Nov 9, 2021
7.5

Titans United #3

By: Cavan Scott, Jos Lus
Released: Nov 10, 2021

Raven, Red Hood, and Donna Troy are on the trail of coldhearted killer Lady Vic! How long before bullets start to fly? Meanwhile, Conner Kent has a close encounter with Tamaranean royalty. But with his powers lost, can he survive? And Beast Boy? All Beast Boy wants to do is enjoy his milkshake in peace!

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Jaybird reviewed Future State: Gotham #7 Nov 9, 2021
7.0

Ugh hard to qualify, it has some good points, but then they are so clouded by the next forced inclusion, sorry I meant Batman. I just keep buying this so the character doesn't disappear, but so far there isn't much on the DC comics horizon worth pursuing.

Future State: Gotham #7

By: Dennis Culver, Giannis Milonogiannis
Released: Nov 10, 2021

It’s all-out war as the “Hunt the Batman” arc comes to its pulse-pounding conclusion! The Next Batman faces off against Nightwing and the entire Bat-Family while Jason Todd, now known as Peacekeeper Red, must stop Warmonger from driving every citizen in Gotham City to riot. Can Bat and Red win this one? Can they even survive?

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Jaybird reviewed King Spawn #3 Oct 28, 2021
9.5

This comic is taking solid steps, obviously, no matter how some fans of this place try to fool themselves, the criticisms or votes that can be made here will never really influence the readers, solid sales this comic is having. And it is not for less, great art and good history.

King Spawn #3

By: Sean Lewis, Javier Fernandez
Released: Oct 20, 2021

New fan-favorite creative team LEWIS & FERNANDEZ continue their dark trek into a world beginning to come undone at the seams. Enemies have begun to unite as the battle for the gates of Hell continues to escalate. And Kincaid is back, but what does he want, and what
role does he need Spawn to play in his creation of a new world?

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8.0

The best number that DC has released this year.

Batman: The Long Halloween: Special #1

By: Jeph Loeb, Tim Sale
Released: Oct 27, 2021

Twenty-five years ago, you thought you knew the whole story of Batman: The Long Halloween. Now, legendary creators Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale return to Gotham City to reveal that no secret remains buried forever! Join us for the return of the Batman Halloween specials and a mystery that could destroy Batman, Commissioner Gordon, Two-Face, and…well, t...

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Jaybird reviewed Task Force Z #1 Oct 28, 2021
8.0

A fun delivery, not so exciting and I know it can be a disappointment since something related to a celebration of fear should not have the excess of humor of this number, much less after DCeased: Unkillables and Dead planet. I'll give this series a try.

Task Force Z #1

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Eddy Barrows
Released: Oct 27, 2021

In life, they’ve terrorized the people of Gotham. Now, they are Gotham’s last hope. Task Force X saw villains working their way to freedom. Task Force Z will see dead villains working for a new chance at life! On A-DAY, the attack on Arkham Asylum left hundreds of Gotham’s most cunning and deranged criminals dead…now, a mysterious benefact...

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Jaybird reviewed Deathstroke Inc. #1 Sep 28, 2021
6.5

This was terrible, this is not Slade Wilson, they just destroyed one of the most incredible characters in DC

Deathstroke Inc. #1

By: Joshua Williamson, Howard Porter
Released: Sep 29, 2021

After suffering too many losses, Slade Wilson decides it’s time for a change. When he’s enlisted to work with an ages-old secret organization called T.R.U.S.T. who want to take down the heavy-hitter villains, he’s all in. They’ll supply him with an all-new team and resources for his new mission into the depths of the weirdest parts of the D...

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Dc Fan of Sorts - Sep 30, 2021

How did they destroy him exactly?

Jaybird reviewed Detective Comics #1043 Sep 28, 2021
6.0

This time the main story was good, but I was completely disappointed with Red Hood.

Detective Comics #1043

By: Mariko Tamaki, Dan Mora
Released: Sep 29, 2021

Fear State grips Gotham City! When Mayor Nakano’s city hall office finds itself under siege, the only hero who can help the embattled local official is the man Nakano pledged to rid from Gotham: Batman. The top vigilante in the city must protect the man who’s fought so hard to put an end to masked heroes in an action-packed car chase that culmi...

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Jaybird rated Moon Knight #3 Sep 25, 2021
7.5

Moon Knight #3

By: Jed MacKay, Alessandro Cappuccio
Released: Sep 22, 2021

Miles Morales: Spider-Man 10th ANNIVERSARY Variant Cover by GREG LAND
An apostate priest, Moon Knight has taken on Khonshu's duty as his own. To the people he protects, this is a blessing. To Hunter's Moon, this is sacrilege. It is no small thing, to betray a god and take on his role. And when the Fist of Khonshu offers shelter to vampires, the...

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Jaybird rated Batman #113 Sep 25, 2021
6.5

Batman #113

By: James Tynion IV, Jorge Jimenez
Released: Sep 22, 2021

Ghost-Maker reveals a dark revelation about his past connection to Jonathan Crane while Batman puts together the pieces of Scarecrow’s master plan. Using the Unsanity Collective’s technology, the villain plans to detonate a “Fear Bomb” in Gotham City! Backup: Clownhunter has been dosed by the Scarecrow with a deadly fear toxin and is now tr...

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8.0

Guardians of the Galaxy #18

By: Al Ewing, Juan Frigeri
Released: Sep 22, 2021

THE LAST ANNIHILATION CONCLUDES!
•  The Guardians and their allies are being overrun on all fronts by the Mindless Armies of Dormammu. There's only one hope for the galaxy as we know it.
•   ROCKET RACCOON has a plan. All he needs to know is Dormammu's weak spot.
•   Dormammu doesn't have a weak spot.
•   Uh-oh.
...

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Jaybird reviewed Future State: Gotham #5 Sep 15, 2021
7.5

Joshua took the action well, damn it, I think that at the moment he is among the most decent to read in this editorial, his writing is somewhat juvenile but nothing compared to that of Tom Taylor who looks like a puberty young girl doing fanfiction and the surprising thing Zdarsky does not have plus the quality of before, it did well in the history of Red Hood even though it is impossible to put i more

Future State: Gotham #5

By: Dennis Culver, Rafael Grampa
Released: Sep 15, 2021

Peacekeeper Red vs. the Next Batman-to the death! Captured and surrounded by psychopaths, Red Hood and the Next Batman must battle each other…to the death! It’s a throwdown for the ages! And they’re only too happy to do it! Plus, the origins of the newest Bat-villain, Warmonger, are revealed!

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Jaybird rated Excalibur #23 Sep 11, 2021
7.5

Excalibur #23

By: Tini Howard, Marcus To
Released: Sep 8, 2021

THE CALL OF DOOM!
As guardians of the gate, Excalibur has sworn to safely escort those who quest to the Otherworld within, but their duties are tested to their limits when DOOM returns to Avalon.

Rated T+

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Jaybird rated Mazebook #1 Sep 11, 2021
7.5

Mazebook #1

By: Jeff Lemire
Released: Sep 8, 2021

From New York Times bestselling and Eisner Award-winning Black Hammer creator Jeff Lemire comes this ambitious and haunting comic series about family, mourning, and reality.

A lonely building inspector still grieving the loss of his puzzle-loving daughter receives a mysterious phone call one night from a girl claiming it's her and that sh...

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7.5

Suicide Squad: Get Joker! #2

By: Brian Azzarello, Alex Maleev
Released: Sep 8, 2021

After turning the tables on the Suicide Squad, The Joker gained control of the device that could detonate the bomb implanted in each of the team members’ heads. Now forced to do The Joker’s bidding, Red Hood, Harley, and the rest of Task Force X find themselves hunted by a newly formed Squad with a single mission: kill the previous Squad and ta...

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Jaybird reviewed Darkhawk #1 Aug 27, 2021
8.0

interesting start, we will see if this manages to have a good rhythm in the following numbers.

Darkhawk #1

By: Kyle Higgins, Juanan Ramirez
Released: Aug 25, 2021

Who is the ALL-NEW DARKHAWK?
Connor Young is a seventeen-year-old star basketball player with the world ahead of him, until a surprising medical diagnosis changes everything. But what happens when a mysterious amulet finds him and gives him powers beyond belief? What will he do with these new abilities? Get in on the ground floor as KYLE HIGGIN...

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Jaybird rated Wolverine #15 Aug 27, 2021
7.5

Wolverine #15

By: Ben Percy, Adam Kubert
Released: Aug 25, 2021

BLACKMORE'S FIGHT!
WOLVERINE comes face-to-face with Arakkii pirate crime lord SEVYR BLACKMORE!  But will their fight lead Logan to the clues he needs to catch SOLEM, or put him right where the manipulative mutant wants him?
Parental Advisory

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Jaybird rated Thor #16 Aug 27, 2021
7.5

Thor #16

By: Donny Cates, Michele Bandini
Released: Aug 25, 2021

"REVELATIONS" PART 2 OF 3!
Thor has only known two things, being a warrior and weilding a hammer. But he is realizing that in order to be the best ruler of Asgard that he can be, he must give up those two things. Who is Thor without them? And hostilities between Thor and Odin reach a boiling point as "Revelations" continues to uproot Thor's ent...

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Jaybird reviewed Robin #5 Aug 27, 2021
7.5

With a better art this would have been better, the fact this is a pre-teens to children series does not excuse a poor quality.
It 's the first time that I play this series, so I do not know if this number makes sense or not, however for me it was nice, Damian I like it because it reminds me a bit of Jason, I think there is potential for them to form a good team However, DC has decided that i more

Robin #5

By: Joshua Williamson, Gleb Melnikov
Released: Aug 25, 2021

Robin reunion! Nightwing, Red Hood, Tim Drake, and Spoiler guest-star as they track Damian down with a plan to bring the young hero back to Gotham. Back to his family. But the son of Batman plans to win the Lazarus Tournament and refuses to return. What starts as a happy reunion quickly turns into a Robin rumble!

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