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SamComics rated Detective Comics #1061 Jul 1, 2022
5.0

Detective Comics #1061

By: Mariko Tamaki, Ivan Reis
Released: Jun 29, 2022

Mommy's home! With Talia al Ghul back in town, anything can happen...and the mother of Robin is here to lay down the law. Meanwhile, the Riddler's scheme to turn Batman's sacred city into a twisted riddle of life and death has at last been revealed...and Edward's going to use whatever and whoever he can to turn Batman's life upside down. Then, in t...

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SamComics rated X-Men: Red #4 Jul 1, 2022
7.5

X-Men: Red #4

By: Al Ewing, Stefano Caselli
Released: Jun 29, 2022

THE MARTIAN WAY OF DEATH!
Recent revelations threaten to profoundly alter the Destiny of X - and Arakko isn't immune from the fallout! With the clock ticking down to interstellar war, STORM faces a Galactic Illuminati... MAGNETO attends a meeting of his own that might decide both their fates...and ROBERTO DA COSTA ponders a recent return from t...

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SamComics reviewed Task Force Z #9 Jul 1, 2022
10

I had a lot of fun reading this installment, I think there is a lot that is being unearthed here, we are a few numbers away from the conclusion.

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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9.5

Batman: Beyond the White Knight #3

By: Sean Murphy
Released: May 25, 2022

The future of Gotham is coming to destroy its past! Batman...murderer? After discovering Bruce Wayne facilitated the murder of his father, Terry goes on the hunt, ready to unleash as Batman Beyond. The clock is ticking for Bruce in more ways than one after Harley Quinn's daughter goes missing. And if she takes after her father, the fate of the city...

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SamComics reviewed Task Force Z #8 May 24, 2022
9.5

This reminded me of Jason being smart, tactical in a not very well retracted way but there is an acknowledgment of Jason growing up, being tough and yet not blind with rage as he saves Dick even though Nightwing betrays him in a betraying way. Jason can with each of them, he may not be the best detective but he is the best strategist and fighter without so much flip in the air.

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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SamComics rated Twig #1 May 5, 2022
6.0

Twig #1

By: Skottie Young, Kyle Strahm
Released: May 4, 2022

SERIES PREMIERE

Eisner Award-winning I HATE FAIRYLAND and MIDDLEWEST writer SKOTTIE YOUNG and artist KYLE STRAHM (SPREAD, UNEARTH) come together for an all-new epic fantasy/adventure miniseries!

It's the first day of Twig's new job as a journeyer on a JEFF SMITH's Bone-esque quest to save a The Dark Crystal/Labyrinth-style world....

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SamComics rated Task Force Z #7 May 5, 2022
9.5

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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SamComics rated Rogues #1 Mar 23, 2022
4.5

Rogues #1

By: Joshua Williamson, Leomacs
Released: Mar 23, 2022

Ten years ago, the Rogues disbanded and went their separate ways. But time hasn't been kind to the former blue-collar super-criminals. Caught in an endless cycle of prison, rehab, dead-end jobs, broken relationships, probation, and endless restitution fees, the Rogues are sick of paying for their crimes. Luckily, Captain Cold has a plan. One last j...

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Costa Rica Comic Club - Mar 24, 2022

Why 4.5 without any opinion?

SamComics rated Human Target #6 Mar 23, 2022
2.0

Human Target #6

By: Tom King, Greg Smallwood
Released: Mar 23, 2022

"The most acclaimed book of the year continues!
After a tragic confrontation leaves a Justice Leaguer dead, Christopher Chance, the Human Target, is one step closer to solving his own murder...but also one step closer to his own grave. With only six days left, can he find the truth through webs of lies?"

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SamComics rated Task Force Z #6 Mar 23, 2022
10

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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SamComics rated Detective Comics #1055 Mar 1, 2022
6.5

Detective Comics #1055

By: Mariko Tamaki, Dan Mora
Released: Mar 2, 2022

"The Tower under siege! With their grand scheme crumbling around them, Dr. Wear and the mysterious Dr. Ocean have lost control of Arkham Tower to the patients it houses...who just so happen to be some of the most violent, murderous villains Gotham City has ever seen. The Bat-Family on the inside are in shambles: Huntress is wounded, Nightwing is ca...

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7.0

Batman: Killing Time #1

By: Tom King, David Marquez
Released: Mar 2, 2022

"Three villains, one Dark Knight, and a deadly heist gone wrong.    
Catwoman, the Riddler, and the Penguin join forces to pull off the greatest robbery in the history of Gotham City. And their prize? A mysterious and priceless artifact in the secret possession of Bruce Wayne! But, as the events unfold, what fun is a heist without a bloody ...

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SamComics rated Batman #121 Mar 1, 2022
7.0

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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SamComics reviewed Task Force Z #5 Mar 1, 2022
8.5

I wish Rosenberg will write RH in the future, in the absence of something better like a Geoff or someone who likes the character and makes him grow as Lobdell was, even though he is far from the best writer, as Judd was, at least he gave grownup at character.
Matt is not doing so badly in this series, although as Lobdell sometimes he drops the character, however at this moment and due to th more

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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SamComics rated Task Force Z #1 Oct 26, 2021
6.0

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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5.0

Superman: Son of Kal-El #4

By: Tom Taylor, Daniele Di Nicuolo
Released: Oct 20, 2021

Kal-El has left, and the weight of the world now rests on his son's shoulders. Powerful forces have been threatened by Jon Kent's first leaps in his father's boots. It's hard to hurt a man of steel, but his loved ones make a much easier target.Jon's world is about to come crashing down.

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7.0

X-Men: The Trial of Magneto #3

By: Leah Williams, Lucas Werneck
Released: Oct 20, 2021

JUDGE, JURY AND HEXECUTIONER!
•  The truth won't stay buried.
•  Nor will other things...
•  Who lurks in the shadows, and what do they know?


RATED T+

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7.5

The Death of Doctor Strange #2

By: Jed MacKay, Lee Garbett
Released: Oct 20, 2021

REST IN PEACE STEPHEN STRANGE!
With the Sorcerer Supreme gone, so too are Earth's magical defenses! Now the rest of Earth's heroes have their hands full with multiple invasions from other dimensions. Some are familiar...but some are new... and frightening! Meet the Three Mothers!

RATED T+

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SamComics rated The Joker #8 Oct 23, 2021
2.5

The Joker #8

By: James Tynion IV, Guillem March
Released: Oct 13, 2021

Jim Gordon was warned, to "head back to the light while you still can," but his quest to apprehend The Joker is taking him deeper into darkness. Could The Joker actually be innocent of the attack on Arkham Asylum? Punchline Back-Up: It's a jailbreak as Bluebird must escape from Blackgate before Punchline and her gang can murder her!

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SamComics rated Batman Hush Oct 23, 2021
7.5

Batman Hush

By: Jeph Loeb, Jim Lee

In this classic tale, Batman sets out to learn the identity of the mysterious villain known as Hush. But Batman ends up facing the most intense case of his life as secrets from his past flood into the present! Guest-starring the Dark Knight’s greatest allies and enemies, this collection presents BATMAN #608-619, a six-page story from Wizard #0 an...

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SamComics rated Future State: Gotham #6 Oct 23, 2021
7.5

Future State: Gotham #6

By: Dennis Culver, Giannis Milonogiannis
Released: Oct 13, 2021

"Hunt the Batman" reaches its penultimate chapter! ALL OUT WAR! Jason Todd, now known as PEACEKEEPER RED, must join forces with THE NEXT BATMAN to defeat the NEW supervillain WARMONGER. The only thing standing in their way is every cop and Peacekeeper inside Magistrate Headquarters!

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SamComics rated Batman / Catwoman #8 Oct 23, 2021
1.0

Batman / Catwoman #8

By: Tom King, Liam Sharp
Released: Oct 20, 2021

Pulled apart and torn together! Setting new boundaries in their relationship leads to conflict at home and on the mean streets of Gotham for Batman and Catwoman. With opportunists like the Penguin waiting in the wings to strike, our hero becomes more vulnerable than ever. Meanwhile, Phantasm locates her target-The Joker!

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SamComics rated Nightwing #85 Oct 23, 2021
1.5

Nightwing #85

By: Tom Taylor, Robbi Rodriguez
Released: Oct 20, 2021

Babs takes the Anti-Oracle attack on her Oracle Network personally, and she suits up as Batgirl, accompanying Nightwing and Tim Drake to track down who is responsible. But with fear consuming the streets of Gotham, Batgirl and Nightwing accidentally get hit with something that reveals their deepest fears…and it involves each other.

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SamComics rated Green Lantern #7 Oct 23, 2021
7.5

Green Lantern #7

By: Geoffrey Thorne, Tom Raney
Released: Oct 20, 2021

Rescue the Lanterns! The mystery of the Dark Sectors begins to unravel. To rescue Kilowog and his squad of surviving Lanterns, John enters the realm of the Golden Centurions and their mysterious master, the Lightbringer! Meanwhile on Oa, Keli lies in a coma, while Jo’s team closes in on those responsible for the destruction of the power battery,...

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SamComics rated Night of the Ghoul #1 Oct 23, 2021
6.0

Night of the Ghoul #1

By: Scott Snyder, Francesco Francavilla
Released: Oct 20, 2021

A dazzling work of horror, intercutting between the present-day narrative and the story of a lost horror film.

The writer and artist behind Batman: The Black Mirror reunite to shed light on a celluloid artifact once thought forever missing, perhaps with good reason...

Part of the comiXology Originals line of exclusive ...

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SamComics rated Thor #18 Oct 23, 2021
5.5

Thor #18

By: Donny Cates, Pasqual Ferry
Released: Oct 20, 2021

MEET ASGARD'S NEW MASTER OF SPIES - THROG!
After the events of "Revelations," Thor has a top secret mission that only one trusted ally can carry out: Throg, the Frog of Thunder! Guest artist Pasqual Ferry makes a return trip to Asgard for this unique tale of otherworldly espionage, one that will have a profound
impact on the future of the M...

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SamComics rated Gunslinger Spawn #1 Oct 23, 2021
7.0

Gunslinger Spawn #1

By: Todd McFarlane, Brett Booth
Released: Oct 20, 2021

Introducing the launch of the second new monthly title spinning out of the SPAWN UNIVERSE, with one of the most popular characters in the entire SPAWN mythology! This book contains three
separate GUNSLINGER stories, each taking a look at his journey through time - from the wild, wild west to the 21st century.

Will his 200-year-old past...

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6.0

Batman: Secret Files: Peacekeeper-01 #1

By: James Tynion IV, Josh Hixson
Released: Oct 20, 2021

Picking up after the events of Fear State: Alpha, follow Sean Mahoney, a.k.a. Peacekeeper-01, in the wake of his exposure to highly potent Fear Toxin at the hands of the Scarecrow! Now, dosed with terror and facing a lifetime of fear and insecurity, Mahoney has found himself frantically reflecting on his past as a GCPD officer, and then as a prison...

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SamComics rated Inferno #1 Oct 1, 2021
7.5

Inferno #1

By: Jonathan Hickman, Valerio Schiti
Released: Sep 29, 2021

THE CULMINATION OF JONATHAN HICKMAN'S X-MEN BEGINS HERE!
"There will be an island-not the first, but the last..." Promises were made and broken. The rulers of Krakoa have been playing a dangerous game with a dangerous woman, and they are about to see how badly that can burn them. Mastermind of the X-Men JONATHAN HICKMAN brings his plans to a he...

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SamComics rated Harley Quinn #7 Oct 1, 2021
3.5

Harley Quinn #7

By: Stephanie Phillips, Riley Rossmo
Released: Sep 29, 2021

Heya, folks, Harley Quinn here! In case you all haven’t noticed…things have been a little wild lately. Hugo Strange, out-of-control orderlies, kidnapped clowns, and a new villain named Keepsake…it’s a lot for any one former villain turned antihero turned real hero with impeccable fashion sense to handle. I’m talkin’ about ME if that was...

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