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Batman: Sins of the Father #4

By: Christos N. Gage, Raffaele Ienco
Released: May 16, 2018

With Batman unable to bring Deadshot to justice, Bruce Wayne decides to confront Deadshot's alter ego, Floyd Lawton. It's a high-stakes chess game between two men who are adark mirror images of each other: rich, orphans, men who've built themselves to the peak of their skills, but in drastically opposite ways. Can Bruce outwit - and if necessary, o...

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9.5

Awesome

Batman: Creature of the Night #3

By: Kurt Busiek, John Paul Leon
Released: Apr 18, 2018

Bruce Wainwright isn't a child anymore-but the trauma that shaped him, and the monster he created, is still with him! Has Bruce grown enough to deal with the shock when he learns that one of his most closely held beliefs was a lie?

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Cosmic Ray reviewed Skyward #1 Apr 20, 2018
6.0

The premise isn't strong enough

Skyward #1

By: Joe Henderson, Lee Garbett
Released: Apr 18, 2018

"MY LOW-G LIFE," Part One: One day, gravity on earth suddenly became a fraction of what it is now. Twenty years later, humanity has adapted to its new low-gravity reality. And to Willa Fowler, a woman born just after G-day, it's...well, it's pretty awesome, actually. You can fly through the air! I mean, sure, you can also die if you jump too high. ...

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Synthozoid reviewed Skyward #1 Apr 18, 2018
7.5

An amusing 60 seconds of reading.

Skyward #1

By: Joe Henderson, Lee Garbett
Released: Apr 18, 2018

"MY LOW-G LIFE," Part One: One day, gravity on earth suddenly became a fraction of what it is now. Twenty years later, humanity has adapted to its new low-gravity reality. And to Willa Fowler, a woman born just after G-day, it's...well, it's pretty awesome, actually. You can fly through the air! I mean, sure, you can also die if you jump too high. ...

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Simon DelMonte - Apr 19, 2018

Yeah, that is a big problem. I went back to count the pages, and it's longer than a typical DC book but felt so slight.

8.5

Batman: Sins of the Father #3

By: Christos N. Gage, Raffaele Ienco
Released: Apr 18, 2018

Based on the hit video game series from Telltale Games! Having eliminated all the obvious suspects behind the killing of former Arkham employees, Batman breaks into the most secure area of the facility to search their most deeply buried files, only to be ambushed by the villain known as Black Spider. Meanwhile, the search for Deadshot's true identi...

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Cosmic Ray reviewed Gideon Falls #2 Apr 11, 2018
8.0

Intriguing

Gideon Falls #2

By: Jeff Lemire, Andrea Sorrentino
Released: Apr 11, 2018

The brand-new supernatural mystery series by the acclaimed team of JEFF LEMIRE and ANDREA SORRENTINO (Old Man Logan, Green Arrow) continues. The mysteries of the "Black Barn" heighten as the reclusive Norton begins to unravel new clues just as a murder spree breaks out in the town of Gideon Falls. But how is it all connected?! The puzzle pieces beg...

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Cosmic Ray rated Cyber Force #1 Mar 28, 2018
8.5

Cyber Force #1

By: Matt Hawkins, Atilio Rojo
Released: Mar 28, 2018

TO PROTECT THE FUTURE, WHAT WILL WE BECOME?
The classic series returns in a reimagining overseen by creator MARC SILVESTRI. In a modern world where humanity is defined by the technology it creates, a terrorist strikes at the heart of human progress. One of the few survivors of the attack is a man named Morgan Stryker. Mortally wounded, Stryker'...

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Bruno Mael rated Doomsday Clock #4 Mar 28, 2018
1.0

Doomsday Clock #4

By: Geoff Johns, Gary Frank
Released: Mar 28, 2018

The series you thought you'd never see reaches its fourth issue with a shocking revelation about the aftermath of Ozymandias' actions and how they reach into even the darkest corners of the DC Universe. Don't miss the latest chapter by the acclaimed team of writer Geoff Johns and artist Gary Frank!

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Cosmic Ray - Mar 28, 2018

A one? Really? What was it that set you off?

Super17 - Mar 28, 2018

10 to every other series except for Doomsday Clock and Dark Nights Metal, You are just a hater

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MKW69 reviewed Doomsday Clock #4 Mar 27, 2018
2.5

Origin for Roscharch is fine. We still don't have answers !

Doomsday Clock #4

By: Geoff Johns, Gary Frank
Released: Mar 28, 2018

The series you thought you'd never see reaches its fourth issue with a shocking revelation about the aftermath of Ozymandias' actions and how they reach into even the darkest corners of the DC Universe. Don't miss the latest chapter by the acclaimed team of writer Geoff Johns and artist Gary Frank!

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READ RUMBLE - Apr 25, 2018

I defend this 2.5 rating and myconius is right also. Rebirth led up to 4 issues devoted to fake Rorschach, mime and marionette??? And now it’s being delayed to the point where it won’t finish until summer of 2019?? This is a colossal let down and even if Johns pulls it together in later issues I’ll probably forget about this series by then.

myconius - May 2, 2018

on a side note, i bet DC conveniently forgets ALL about Geoff Johns idea of there being 3 Jokers. (as they very well should)

Cosmic Ray rated Doomsday Clock #4 Mar 28, 2018
8.5

Doomsday Clock #4

By: Geoff Johns, Gary Frank
Released: Mar 28, 2018

The series you thought you'd never see reaches its fourth issue with a shocking revelation about the aftermath of Ozymandias' actions and how they reach into even the darkest corners of the DC Universe. Don't miss the latest chapter by the acclaimed team of writer Geoff Johns and artist Gary Frank!

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8.0

Batman: Sins of the Father #2

By: Christos N. Gage, Raffaele Ienco
Released: Mar 21, 2018

It's a deadly game of cat and mouse as Batman tries to stop Deadshot from killing former Arkham Asylum employees, while also trying to determine just who he is and why he's targeting them. Then Batman goes up against the Black Spider-does he work for Deadshot or one of the new mystery figures making waves in the Gotham underworld?  

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Cosmic Ray rated Oblivion Song #1 Mar 7, 2018
8.0

Oblivion Song #1

By: Robert Kirkman, Lorenzo De Felici
Released: Mar 7, 2018

A decade ago, 300,000 citizens of Philadelphia were suddenly lost in Oblivion. The government made every attempt to recover them, but after many years, they gave up. Nathan Cole...won't. He makes daily trips, risking his life to try and rescue those still living in the apocalyptic hellscape of Oblivion. But maybe...Nathan is looking for something e...

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Cosmic Ray rated Postal: Mark #1 Feb 21, 2018
8.5

Postal: Mark #1

By: Matt Hawkins, Raffaele Ienco
Released: Feb 21, 2018

After the stunning series conclusion to the regular POSTAL series, this one-shot story shows Mark's fate in the town one year later.

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8.5

Batman: Sins of the Father #1

By: Christos N. Gage, Raffaele Ienco
Released: Feb 21, 2018

Based on the acclaimed videogame series from Telltale Games, this new digital-first comic tells the story of events between the first and second seasons. Someone is killing people associated with Arkham Asylum during the time Thomas Wayne was forcibly committing people there. Suspicion falls on the families suing Bruce Wayne to pay for the harm cau...

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Cosmic Ray reviewed VS #1 Feb 9, 2018
7.0

Failed to have me invested. Stopped reading at some point. Maybe I'll try it again later.
Artwork is the saving grace. Who, what character should I care about and why?

VS #1

By: Ivan Brandon, Esad Ribic
Released: Feb 7, 2018

War has become a spectator sport. Privately funded armies of superstar soldiers march into battle for fame, profit, and the glory of their sponsor nations.
When a new generation of soldiers arrive, top gladiator Satta Flynn is about to discover how fleeting the limelight can be.
From writer IVAN BRANDON (BLACK CLOUD, DRIFTER) and superstar ...

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Cosmic Ray reviewed Mister Miracle #2 Sep 19, 2017
8.0

For God's Sake! Don't rest on your laurels! Maintain! Maintain!

Mister Miracle #2

By: Tom King, Mitch Gerads
Released: Sep 13, 2017

What do you do after the most death-defying act of your escape artist career? You go to war, of course! Scott Free has skipped out on his trip to the great beyond and taken a boom tube to New Genesis instead, where he and his wife, Big Barda, take on the invading hordes of Apokolips. Things are a little off, however, and Mister Miracle starts to do...

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Cosmic Ray reviewed Mister Miracle #1 Aug 9, 2017
8.0

Has a nice alternative feel to the story. Like the gritty art.

Mister Miracle #1

By: Tom King, Mitch Gerads
Released: Aug 9, 2017

From the team behind THE SHERIFF OF BABYLON and the Hugo Award-nominated writer of Vision comes a unique new take on one of Jack Kirby's most beloved New Gods.
Scott Free is the greatest escape artist that ever lived. So great that he escaped Granny Goodness' gruesome orphanage and the dangers of Apokolips to travel across galaxies and set up a...

Cosmic Ray reviewed Generation Gone #1 Jul 20, 2017
8.0

Much, much easier to digest the story than past Kot work. Good job.

Generation Gone #1

By: Ales Kot, Andre Araujo
Released: Jul 19, 2017

America, 2020. Three young hackers with nothing to lose. A secretive scientist with a plan. One final job.
What happens when you're poor, angry, and get superpowers you never asked for? Skins + Unbreakable = GENERATION GONE, sort of- if you also include multiple trips to the sun, weird black goo, a breakup fight inside a nuclear factory, love,...

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yankeefan91 reviewed Jupiter's Legacy Vol. 2 #5 Jul 12, 2017
4.0

Waited almost a year for an issue that features below average Quitely art and several pages that appear like he wasn't the artist.

Jupiter's Legacy Vol. 2 #5

By: Mark Millar, Frank Quitely
Released: Jul 5, 2017

MINISERIES CONCLUSION
The series climax of epic superhero saga JUPITER'S LEGACY, VOL. 2 has arrived! War is still raging between the super-villains and heroes to see who will control the world's superpowers. Brandon and Chloe have a long-standing score to settle-in the end, will blood prove thicker than water?

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Cosmic Ray - Jul 13, 2017

I noticed that too.

Cosmic Ray rated Mechanism Vol. 1 Jul 7, 2017
8.0

Mechanism Vol. 1

By: Raffaele Ienco

In the aftermath of an alien invasion, a prototype military robot is rushed into the field before it is combat-ready. Now attached to a group of survivors, it studies them to learn what it means to be human. Will it come to understand man as a noble creature worth preserving, or conclude that the human race isn't worth saving at all?
  
Co...

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Cosmic Ray dropped Mechanism from their pull list Jul 7, 2017

Mechanism

In the aftermath of an alien invasion, a prototype military robot is rushed into the field before it is combat-ready. Now attached to a group of survivors, it studies them to learn what it means to be human. Will it come to understand man as a noble creature worth preserving or that the human race isn’t worth saving at all?

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Cosmic Ray reviewed Jupiter's Legacy Vol. 2 #5 Jul 6, 2017
1.0

Mark Millar gets a one for his lackluster ending with zero twists! Incredibly disappointing. His endings are always disappointing. But Frank Quitely gets a ten for his fabulous art.

Jupiter's Legacy Vol. 2 #5

By: Mark Millar, Frank Quitely
Released: Jul 5, 2017

MINISERIES CONCLUSION
The series climax of epic superhero saga JUPITER'S LEGACY, VOL. 2 has arrived! War is still raging between the super-villains and heroes to see who will control the world's superpowers. Brandon and Chloe have a long-standing score to settle-in the end, will blood prove thicker than water?

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Cosmic Ray rated Samaritan: Veritas #1 May 25, 2017
8.0

Samaritan: Veritas #1

By: Matt Hawkins, Atilio Rojo
Released: May 24, 2017

A woman with a vendetta decides she's going to take down the largest military contractor in the world and has the means and a plan that just might work. How do you bankrupt one of the richest, most technologically advanced and successful companies in the world? You steal all their research and give it away to everyone. Can she survive long enough t...

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Cosmic Ray reviewed Star Trek: Boldly Go #1 Jan 7, 2017
8.0

Last page will hook you in.

Star Trek: Boldly Go #1

By: Mike Johnson, Tony Shasteen
Released: Oct 19, 2016

STAR TREK's 50th Anniversary Celebration continues with this all-new series following the adventures of Captain Kirk and the iconic crew! New worlds! New species! New ships! And a new danger unlike anything the Federation has encountered before! Boldly go into a new era of STAR TREK!
•  Following the events of Star Trek Beyond!

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Cosmic Ray reviewed Moonshine #1 Nov 18, 2016
6.5

Great art. Story doesn't seem worth my time.

Moonshine #1

By: Brian Azzarello, Eduardo Risso
Released: Oct 5, 2016

Set during Prohibition, and deep in the backwoods of Appalachia, MOONSHINE #1 tells the story of Lou Pirlo, a city-slick "torpedo" sent from New York City to negotiate a deal with the best moonshiner in West Virginia, one Hiram Holt. What Lou doesn't figure on is that Holt is just as cunning and ruthless as any NYC crime boss. Because not only will...

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Cosmic Ray rated Mechanism #5 Nov 16, 2016
9.0

Mechanism #5

By: Raffaele Ienco
Released: Nov 16, 2016

END OF STORY ARC! Humanity's strongholds fall to the Geckos while across the world broken robots gain new life. Protos joins with his parent mind.
First arc finale!

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8.0

Jupiter's Legacy Vol. 2 #2

By: Mark Millar, Frank Quitely
Released: Jul 27, 2016

Our superheroes face off with psychic Japanese villain Raikou, battling through different levels of consciousness to assume her powers and recruit Repro for their team. While the villains seize cities and begin their stranglehold on the global economy, will faces from the past distract our heroes from their goal?

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Cosmic Ray reviewed Jupiter's Legacy Vol. 2 #4 Oct 20, 2016
9.0

HOLY F! This comic is keeping comics afloat for me. Too damn good. One issue left? No!

Jupiter's Legacy Vol. 2 #4

By: Mark Millar, Frank Quitely
Released: Oct 12, 2016

Archenemies come out of hiding to settle old scores in this action-packed battle of good versus evil. After suffering intense humiliation, Walter is out for blood. He will stop at nothing until the trouble-making superheroes are dead and Skyfox's bloodline is completely wiped out.

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Cosmic Ray rated Mechanism #4 Oct 20, 2016
8.5

Mechanism #4

By: Raffaele Ienco
Released: Oct 19, 2016

The Geckos invade the walled city of Philadelphia while Protos assembles the war-torn robots of the past into an assault force.

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Cosmic Ray reviewed Hadrian's Wall #1 Oct 6, 2016
7.0

Not bad first issue but not GRAND SCALE enough to get me back for another issue. Someone was killed in space, big deal.

Hadrian's Wall #1

By: Kyle Higgins, Rod Reis
Released: Sep 14, 2016

When an astronaut on HADRIAN'S WALL is murdered, pill-popping detective Simon Moore is dispatched to investigate the ship's crew... including his own ex-wife. But if Simon's not careful, what he finds could make the interstellar Cold War go red hot. From the creative team behind the critically-acclaimed series C.O.W.L. comes a gripping, locked room...

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