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maljoss reviewed Thor #26 Jun 8, 2022
3.0

He destroyed the Bifrost by... holding on to the ground REALLY hard?! Sweet Christmas, this is bad.

Full disclosure: I'm not following Thor. I read this as a Hulk tie-in, and will be reviewing it as such.

The art is not great. There are almost no backgrounds, the figure work is sketchy, and Martin Coccolo's usual facility with facial expressions is noticeably absent. He appea more

Thor #26

By: Donny Cates, Martin Coccolo
Released: Jun 8, 2022

"BANNER OF WAR" PART 4
Thor and Hulk's epic rivalry continues in the fourth installment of the characters' 60th Anniversary crossover celebration! Thanks to Odin, Thor now realizes the gravity of Banner's situation - and its connection to that mysterious, violent incident in El Paso. But when Iron Man's interference causes more harm than good, ...

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Amazing Psycamorean - Jun 8, 2022

Titan was explained. Titan was revealed at the end of the first arc of Hulk as the Betty in Bruce's head. Bruce always knew about Titan. Titan caused El Paso to happen. TItan is the impetus for the entire run. Titan is why Bruce made Hulk into a spaceship and tried to leave forever. This was explained in this very crossover.

maljoss - Jun 8, 2022

Thanks. I went back and re-read before responding, just to make sure. "Evil Betty" never refers to itself as "Titan", that's a description used by someone reporting to Ross. Banner had no way of hearing that, so he produced that name out of thin air in this issue. It's also not clear that "Titan" is controlling the people in the bar in El Passo - just Bruce - so that tidbit comes out of nowhere too. I get the premise for the series, I just don't like it, or think it's been written well.

maljoss reviewed Thor #25 May 18, 2022
6.0

It was better than the Alpha issue, at least.

Cards on the table, I read this because it ties into the Hulk's comic. I'm not up on Thor, and I don't want to be.

This issue committed one of the Cardinal Sins of Comics; it explained a key plot point for a series in a tie-in issue. We finally got an explanation of what happened in El Passo... in a Thor comic. Not a Hulk comic. T more

Thor #25

By: Donny Cates, Martin Coccolo
Released: May 18, 2022

"BANNER OF WAR" PART TWO!
The 60th Anniversary celebration - and Thor and Hulk's epic rivalry - continues in the second installment of the crossover between the HULK and THOR series! Banner's newfound control of his rage is prolonging this fight more than Thor expected, and with Banner holding his own, Thor must get creative. Odin's breakthroug...

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I don't know what the hell I just read... but I love it!

Shaolin Cowboy is back, with all the insanity that thought entails. Cruel to be Kin picks up where Who'll Stop the Reign left off - the Cowboy (who will always be Clint Mifune to me from now on) standing outside the Chick Inn, clutching his chest, possibly dying. The issue is largely flashback, as one of the talking monitor lizard more

The Shaolin Cowboy: Cruel to be Kin #1

By: Geof Darrow
Released: May 18, 2022

In Phase 4 of the SCU, the Shaolin Cowboy finds his parenting skills being tested when he is forced to homeschool during a pandemic of unparalleled violence, in this story torn from yesterday's viral twitter feeds.

Can he get a kung fu grip on the situation before a horde of .45 loving human monsters and not so human monsters send him to t...

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maljoss reviewed Iron Fist #3 May 18, 2022
4.0

Three steps forward, two steps back. Issue 3 suffers from sub-par art and scripting.

After issue #2 I was optimistice about where this series was going. Alas. While the STORY issue #3 was trying to tell was good, the art and script were poorly exectuted. There are 2 pencilers, and 4 inkers on this issues, and it shows. The art is highly inconsistent; some panels are fine, others feature more

Iron Fist #3

By: Alyssa Wong, Yg
Released: May 18, 2022

DANNY RAND'S SEARCH CONTINUES!
But he's about to realize that he isn't the only one hunting for the mysterious new Iron Fist!
As demons stalk K'UN-LUN and ugly histories are dragged into the light, the new Iron Fist will have to make a choice between his duty...and his conscience.
RATED T+

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7.0

Not bad, but could have been better.

I'll get this out of the way upfront: There is no excuse for having 11 pages of your first issue be a flashback about eating dinner. None.

That said, this issue wasn't bad. I'm unfamiliar with the writer, Tochi Oneybuchi, but I felt they captured Sam and Joaquin's voices very well. The script was fine. It established the conflict, identif more

Captain America: Symbol of Truth #1

By: Tochi Onyebuchi, R. B. Silva
Released: May 11, 2022

Sam Wilson picks up the shield once more - and enters a world of trouble! Following a lead from Misty Knight, Sam intercepts a mysterious group hijacking what appears to be an empty train. As he digs deeper, he discovers that the plot may be connected to a crucial piece of Captain America history...and, surprisingly, Wakanda. The world is ready for...

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5.5

"HUlk...(yawn)...zzzzzzz"

I give the creative team credit, this comic had the potential to be terrible, but instead it was marginally above average.

I'm not sure why (aside from extracting the price of another comic from the readers) Marvel decided to kick off this crossover with an Alpha issue, as though it were a major event, and not something that will be forgotten in 2 ye more

Hulk vs. Thor: Banner of War: Alpha #1

By: Donny Cates, Martin Coccolo
Released: May 11, 2022

Hulk and Thor have both undergone massive changes recently, but one thing remains constant - their heated rivalry! When mysterious circumstances bring them into conflict once more, will the God of Thunder be able to triumph against a Bruce Banner who can now control his rage?
Celebrating the 60th Anniversary of both characters, this epic five-p...

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maljoss reviewed Blood Syndicate: Season One #1 May 10, 2022
8.5

An almost perfect first issue.

The creative team did a great job establishing the setting, setting up the main conflict, and seeding a few subplots. Tech-9, Wise Son, Fade, Flashback, and Holocaust are introduced, with the much of the focus being put on Tech-9. I would have liked to know more about these characters by the end of the issue (I"m an old Milestone fan, so I'm familiar with more

Blood Syndicate: Season One #1

By: Geoffrey Thorne, ChrisCross
Released: May 11, 2022

You asked, and we delivered...the Blood Syndicate is back! Wise Son and Tech-9 have returned from their military tours in Afghanistan-and life in Dakota City could not be more different. While Icon and Rocket have been busy cleaning up the streets, Bang Babies have been forming rival gang factions. With Holocaust's influence-and super-powered army-...

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4.5

This comic isn't awful, but it really isn't good.

The idea that John is going home after being dead for years is interesting, but barely got explored. The conflict was bizarre - someone sold the x-genes of the mutants on the reservation to the government? Like that's a thing? And the cops are rounding up the elders? I just couldn't buy into it. The script was uneven, so-so in places, an more

Giant-Size X-Men: Thunderbird #1

By: Rose, David Culter
Released: May 4, 2022

All Elite Wrestling superstar Nyla Rose slams into Krakoa with a back-breaking one-shot featuring the first X-Man to die in action! In this mega-sized one-shot, Rose teams up with comics star Steve Orlando and First Nations artist David Cutler to grapple with the ramifications of Thunderbird's recent resurrection! The world John Proudstar has retur...

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maljoss reviewed Punisher #2 Apr 29, 2022
3.0

Once again, Jason Aaron uses the Hand to give readers the Finger.
The art is great. Lets get that out of the way. This is an skillful and talented team, and the book LOOKS beautiful. The 3 stars are for them.
As for the script... God, where to start?
The retcon is in. The Hand have been monitoring Frank since childhood. It's his destiny to be the Fist of... whatever.
The zomb more

Punisher #2

By: Jason Aaron, Jesus Saiz
Released: Apr 27, 2022

THE PUNISHER STORY TO END ALL PUNISHER STORIES CONTINUES!
The Hand has lost its way. What was once the world's most fearsome organization of ninjas and killers has found itself defeated time and again by lesser foes. One priestess believes it's because the Hand hasn't had the proper leadership, the living embodiment of their dark god, the Beast...

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maljoss reviewed Amazing Spider-Man #1 Apr 27, 2022
7.0

It wasn't Amazing, but it was pretty good.

Wells and Romita delivered a relatively solid "first issue" that established Peter's new status quo, set up the main conflict for the opening arc, seeded some subplots for future development, and ended on a cliff hanger.

The script was fine. Wells captured the characters voices well, particularly Peter, May, and Tombstone. Expositor more

Amazing Spider-Man #1

By: Zeb Wells, John Romita Jr.
Released: Apr 27, 2022

Peter's on the outs with the FF. He's on the outs with the Avengers. He's on the outs with Aunt May! No one wants to see Spider-Man - except for Doctor Octopus. Ock's on Spider-Man's tail and the Master Planner has something truly terrible planned for when he gets his tentacles on Spidey. All that, and what does Tombstone have planned? Just in time...

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Amazing Psycamorean reviewed Justice League #75 Apr 26, 2022
7.0

This was a pretty good issue. I think a lot of the issue suffers from playing catch up. For those of us that had read Infinite Frontier and Justice League Incarnate, there's not much going on here that we didn't already know about. This issue promises the Death of the Justice League and... it delivers, and that's pretty much it. I wish there was more meat to this issue, as it's basically a glorifi more

Justice League #75

By: Joshua Williamson, Rafael Sandoval
Released: Apr 27, 2022

Oversize special issue! Superstar writer Joshua Williamson pens the beginning of the next big DCU event! It all starts here! A new Dark Army made up of the DCU's greatest villains has formed on the edges of the Multiverse! The DCU's best and most powerful heroes are pulled together in an epic war to push the darkness back! But in the end, they are ...

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maljoss - Apr 27, 2022

Never fear. DC has already said this event happens 'at some future time". Kennedy's wa world storyline is safe.

Amazing Psycamorean - Apr 27, 2022

Well, what I meant was, the issue plucks each hero from across the universe. And it must be current, because John Stewart is the Emerald Knight. So when we see Superman plucked from Warworld's orbit, with his powers seemingly fully restored, it makes me wonder if that's given away how the Warworld saga goes.

maljoss reviewed Justice League #75 Apr 26, 2022
4.0

Well... that was a snore.
The most dramatic part of this comic was the cover.

The art was fine, maybe a bit sketchy in places, but overall, pretty solid.

The story was a color by numbers set up for the next Final-Dark-Infinite-Metal-Crisis event.
Nothing much to see here that we haven't seen before. No thrills. No surprises. No heart. No twinge of the heartstrings more

Justice League #75

By: Joshua Williamson, Rafael Sandoval
Released: Apr 27, 2022

Oversize special issue! Superstar writer Joshua Williamson pens the beginning of the next big DCU event! It all starts here! A new Dark Army made up of the DCU's greatest villains has formed on the edges of the Multiverse! The DCU's best and most powerful heroes are pulled together in an epic war to push the darkness back! But in the end, they are ...

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egonnn244 reviewed Justice League #75 Apr 26, 2022
5.5

"Saving the damn day!"

Is "killing" your best superheroes the thing you do when you're out of ideas and you want to get the "new and improved" heroes over with the readers?

Josh Williamson for the most part is a solid writer but I'm sorry to say he can't get a win with a premise like that.
Even Rafa Sandoval's art, which usually is nice to look at, seems rushed and just more

Justice League #75

By: Joshua Williamson, Rafael Sandoval
Released: Apr 27, 2022

Oversize special issue! Superstar writer Joshua Williamson pens the beginning of the next big DCU event! It all starts here! A new Dark Army made up of the DCU's greatest villains has formed on the edges of the Multiverse! The DCU's best and most powerful heroes are pulled together in an epic war to push the darkness back! But in the end, they are ...

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maljoss - Apr 26, 2022

Yes, killing heroes is what you do when you're out of ideas. So is cranking out another "Crisis",

9.0

Great followup to a strong first issue.
Waid and Mora have captured lightning in a bottle. The art is on point, and the story is well plotted. The script is great, capturing the iconic personalities of these characters. Kudos to all.

A few comments:
I would dearly like to see a Mark Waid Doom Patrol series, based on the portrayal in this series.

I'm not sure exactl more

Batman / Superman: World's Finest #2

By: Mark Waid, Dan Mora
Released: Apr 20, 2022

The Man of Steel and the Dark Knight have arrived at the compound of Niles Caulder-the Chief in charge of that strange band of misfits known as the Doom Patrol-but all is not as it seems. While Batman works with Niles to cure Superman of his freakish transformations, a side mission to track a mysterious figure known as "the Demon" attracts the Dark...

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Daredevil - Apr 22, 2022

The Robin in this book is Dick Grayson.

maljoss - Apr 22, 2022

I thought so. My impression was this story is continuity-agnostic. It definitely does not suffer for it.

maljoss reviewed Hulk #6 Apr 20, 2022
2.0

This comic was pointless. I mean, it was, objectively, pointless. It never resolved any of the central questions presented in earlier issues. We never learned what happened to turn Banner into an abusive lunatic. We never learned what was up with "Betty" - though she did call him "son" last issue. We were posed the question of the ages, "Why can't the Hulk have a Hulk?". The answer is, because tha more

Hulk #6

By: Donny Cates, Ryan Ottley
Released: Apr 20, 2022

"SMASHTRONAUT" Part 6 of 6!
The first arc of Donny Cates and Ryan Ottley's mind-blowing Hulk saga reaches its epic climax as Bruce Banner's control over Starship Hulk slips...and something much worse takes the wheel...
Rated T+

maljoss reviewed Green Lantern #12 Apr 12, 2022
9.0

...and they stick the landing!

This issue was a satisfying end to a great series. Though I'm disappointed the series is ending after only 12 issues, I thoroughly enjoyed the ride. The creative team successfully wrapped up the plots and sub-plots that were developed, reset the table for the next creative team, and planted some seeds for future stories. The art was solid, a bit more consi more

Green Lantern #12

By: Geoffrey Thorne, Tom Raney
Released: Apr 13, 2022

As the dust settles after the battle with the Anti-Guardian, John Stewart, Jo Mullein, and the rest of the Corps pick up the pieces and adjust to their new status quo. The day might be saved, but there's still plenty of work to be done. Everything you know about Green Lanterns is about to change!

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3.0

The artwork is top-notch, no problems there.

The story is True Grit, and not as well executed as either of the movies, or the novel.
I'm not sure why this is a Supergirl story at all, it would work better with Guy Gardner.
Honestly, I'm scratching my head at Kara going to all that effort to go on a bender.
Won't be continuing with this, so I guess it's moot anyway.

Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow #1

By: Tom King, Bilquis Evely
Released: Jun 16, 2021

Kara Zor-El has seen some epic adventures over the years, but finds her life without meaning or purpose. Here she is, a young woman who saw her planet destroyed and was sent to Earth to protect a baby cousin who ended up not needing her. What was it all for? Wherever she goes, people only see her through the lens of Superman’s fame. Just when Sup...

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ZorEl reviewed Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow #1 Jun 15, 2021
1.0

Art is a 9-10, but this isn't a Supergirl comic so I can't give anything else than a 1.

I buy a comic with Supergirl on it, I expect Supergirl in it. It's like if I buy a pizza and get a fish dish. It might be well made fish dish, but I ordered pizza.

This is not Kara, it's Rooster Cogburn wearing a Supergirl-Edgar-Suit.

Supergirl: Woman of Tomorrow #1

By: Tom King, Bilquis Evely
Released: Jun 16, 2021

Kara Zor-El has seen some epic adventures over the years, but finds her life without meaning or purpose. Here she is, a young woman who saw her planet destroyed and was sent to Earth to protect a baby cousin who ended up not needing her. What was it all for? Wherever she goes, people only see her through the lens of Superman’s fame. Just when Sup...

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Æther - Jun 20, 2021

She didnt start a fight, she protected a girl who was attacked and robbed. Alcohol is not only bad people, its common for all types of people to celebrate with it. To have kara wait till she is 21 goes to show what a girlscout she actually is, and you can obviously tell... this is her first time. Im just fine with this being a depiction of 21 year old kara myself.

maljoss - Apr 11, 2022

"Rooster Cogburn wearing a Supergirl Edgar-suit" God, that's funny. Well put.

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Maud Benjamin reviewed Green Lantern #11 Feb 15, 2022
1.0

What a farce.
This issue literally shows that the only way to make John Stewart shine is neutering and undermining Hal Jordan, which obvioudly is what Thorne's always wanted to do.

Green Lantern #11

By: Geoffrey Thorne, Tom Raney
Released: Feb 16, 2022

Not even the combined power of the ex-Green Lanterns, Jo Mullein, and the United Planets can stop the Anti-Guardian! Will John Stewart arrive in time to defeat the threat, and do his new powers even stand a chance? The battle for the fate of the Green Lantern Corps and the entire universe hangs in the balance in the penultimate issue of the “Last...

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maljoss - Apr 7, 2022 (edited)

How, exactly, was Hal neutered? He has one of the last two functioning power rings? How was he undermined? Nothing happened to him. In fact, he's barely mentioned.

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Simon DelMonte reviewed Immortal Hulk #50 Dec 5, 2021
7.0

After all that, a letdown. I can't say I actually understood what was going on, or why we needed the secret history of the Banners and Stearnses. At least the art was great (too bad Bennett is a turd) and the character work was good. But in the end, Ewing didn't come close to sticking the landing. Not that it matters since we are reverting to the usual version of the Hulk.

Immortal Hulk #50

By: Al Ewing, Joe Bennett
Released: Oct 13, 2021

THE GIANT-SIZED FINALE!
•  Down in the Below-Place, the Hulk searches among the ghosts of the past for the answers to all his questions.
•  The One Below All, the Green Door, Samuel Sterns, Jackie McGee and Bruce Banner. It's all been leading here.
•  This is the last issue of THE IMMORTAL HULK.
RATED T+

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maljoss - Apr 7, 2022

The secret history bit was a bridge too far for me, too. It had not effect on the comic, or the series. Completely unnecessary.

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Merlyn reviewed Immortal Hulk #50 Oct 13, 2021
9.0

A really great run with a very good last issue. While I liked this I felt like the One Below All was handwaved like he was nothing so that was a slight disappointment. Bennett was absolutely stellar here, say what you want about him, without his gorgeous art Ewing wouldn't have created this masterpiece (the same can be said about Al), there were times when the writing wasn't that great but Joe sav more

Immortal Hulk #50

By: Al Ewing, Joe Bennett
Released: Oct 13, 2021

THE GIANT-SIZED FINALE!
•  Down in the Below-Place, the Hulk searches among the ghosts of the past for the answers to all his questions.
•  The One Below All, the Green Door, Samuel Sterns, Jackie McGee and Bruce Banner. It's all been leading here.
•  This is the last issue of THE IMMORTAL HULK.
RATED T+

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maljoss - Apr 7, 2022

Amen. Bennett's Hulk is one of the greatest.

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Amazing Psycamorean reviewed Immortal Hulk #50 Oct 13, 2021
10

This ending was fucking great. I know some people might be a little... confused or disappointed by the ambiguity of the issue. And, ambiguity is being used for lack of a better word here, I just don't know what else to call it. I remember way back during the Hulk in Hell arc, there were a lot of people who turned their nose up to the Judaism mythology present there. So, if those people even make i more

Immortal Hulk #50

By: Al Ewing, Joe Bennett
Released: Oct 13, 2021

THE GIANT-SIZED FINALE!
•  Down in the Below-Place, the Hulk searches among the ghosts of the past for the answers to all his questions.
•  The One Below All, the Green Door, Samuel Sterns, Jackie McGee and Bruce Banner. It's all been leading here.
•  This is the last issue of THE IMMORTAL HULK.
RATED T+

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Mout - Oct 16, 2021

https://youtu.be/zMVkZGm4L_I Joe fell off hard, just take a look at the losers interviewing him.

maljoss - Apr 7, 2022

Great review. You did a great job breaking down the subtext of the issue. I agree that this is one of the best Hulk runs in the last 20 years. However, I'm one of the confused and disappointed people who didn't appreciate the way it ended. I've re-read it several times, just to see if I"m missing something, but I find myself getting irrationally angry, each time, at the investment of money, time, and energy that was necessary to get here.

maljoss reviewed Immortal Hulk #49 Apr 7, 2022
4.0

Where's the rest? I only have half a comic here.

Following from issue 48, this comic is a major let down. The intention is to mimic a magazine article written by Mcgee, the effect was to produce a comic that is nothing but splash pages and text boxes. Perhaps we need to revisit the concept of sequential art.

Speaking of the art, it's outstanding. Bennett, Brabo, and Jose con more

Immortal Hulk #49

By: Al Ewing, Joe Bennett
Released: Aug 4, 2021

• This is the gate into the city of suffering. To the hurt that never ends. This gate is for the lost.
•  The gate is a thing of divine power - a thing of forever. But even for the strongest one there is, it bears the warning:
•  ABANDON HOPE, ALL YE WHO ENTER HERE.
Rated T+

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maljoss reviewed Immortal Hulk #50 Apr 7, 2022
4.0

Epic disappointment. The best Hulk series in years ends with a muddled, self-indulgent mess.

The art team of Joe Bennett, Belardino Brabo, and Ruy Jose is fantastic, and their work on this oversized book is a testament to their talent and skill. The comic LOOKS great...

The story, however is terrible. The odd Banner-Sterns subplot set in the 1800's is unnecessary padding. It' more

Immortal Hulk #50

By: Al Ewing, Joe Bennett
Released: Oct 13, 2021

THE GIANT-SIZED FINALE!
•  Down in the Below-Place, the Hulk searches among the ghosts of the past for the answers to all his questions.
•  The One Below All, the Green Door, Samuel Sterns, Jackie McGee and Bruce Banner. It's all been leading here.
•  This is the last issue of THE IMMORTAL HULK.
RATED T+

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maljoss reviewed Moon Knight #10 Apr 6, 2022
9.0

This was a very good issue.
The creative team continues to deliver a compelling story with dynamic and engaging art.
The pacing was great, with transitions between flashback scenes and the present flowing well. There are some great visual flourishes, like when the Mission joins the fight, or the villain is revealed. I feel like MacKay and Cappuccio do a great job of making each issue a more

Moon Knight #10

By: Jed MacKay, Alessandro Cappuccio
Released: Apr 6, 2022

An assassin infiltrates the Midnight Mission, while another hidden enemy strikes at Moon Knight where he is most vulnerable. Attacked on two fronts, the Fist of Khonshu is put on the back foot-but that's where he's most dangerous!
RATED T+

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maljoss added Amazing Spider-Man (2018) to their pull list Apr 3, 2022

Amazing Spider-Man (2018)

An alien invasion hits New York City and the only one who can stop it is...Spider-Man?! But that's far from all you'll find here -  a revelation from the past puts Peter Parker's job, relationships, and whole life in jeopardy! And if even that's not enough, you'll see a new roommate, new love interests - and a new villain! Spider-Man goes back to...

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Onomatopoeia reviewed Punisher #1 Mar 9, 2022
7.0

Frank and the Hand feels weirdly shoe-horned in my opinion. That said, bringing his wife back is an interesting twist, and while I doubt they'll go this direction, I would like to see her be disgusted in the path he chose. People like the Punisher because he's a good-guy killer, but a killer nonetheless. I understand the pressure Marvel is under regarding the Punisher branding, here's hoping they more

Punisher #1

By: Jason Aaron, Jesus Saiz
Released: Mar 9, 2022

WILL THE PUNISHER'S WAR END?

Born of tragedy. Devoted to war. Unstoppable in his rage. As the Punisher, Frank Castle has become the most accomplished killer the world has ever seen. Now it's time for him to face his true destiny. What shocking secret from Frank's past will convince him to take the reins of the Marvel Universe's most notori...

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maljoss - Mar 31, 2022

"weirdly shoe-horned" is a good way to put it. I agree,his wife (Maria") reject him would be an interesting twist. I was bothered by the fact that a pile of ninjas were in his apartment, waiting for him, and they didn't find any of the booby traps. It's an excuse to give us a "thrilling" fight scene, but I felt it was just lazy writing. Or how about when they bring him a group of people they say are "bad guys" and Frank just starts chopping. Because the ninja death cult would never lie, right?

maljoss reviewed Iron Fist #2 Mar 30, 2022
7.0

The cover by Leinil Yu was really good. Unfortunately, it was the artistic high point of this issue, with the interior pages being fairly uneven. Something weird was going on with the art - Sean Chen is credited as one of the pencilers, and I couldn't tell which pages were his. Everything seemed a bit off. The art wasn't bad, it just wasn't good.

The story continues to be engaging, thou more

Iron Fist #2

By: Alyssa Wong, Yg
Released: Mar 30, 2022

THE HUNT IS ON!

•  As the NEW IRON FIST adjusts to his role, he struggles to handle the WARRING SOURCES of his power!
•  Can he find balance before they consume him?
•  The answers he seeks may lie at the heart of K'UN-LUN - with the PAST IRON FISTS!
•  Meanwhile, DANNY RAND'S hunt for the Mysterious Iron Fist ...

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maljoss reviewed Hulk #5 Mar 30, 2022
2.0

I went into this with low expectations, and somehow, the team managed to slide in beneath them.

This comic is bad. The story is predictable, and therefore boring. Every swerve the plot serves up is one we've seen before. Evil alternate dimension characters, gamma mutates as bio weapons, an evil personality taking over the Hulk... I've seen it before, and seen it done better. #5 continu more

Hulk #5

By: Donny Cates, Ryan Ottley
Released: Mar 30, 2022

"SMASHSTRONAUT" PART 5 OF 6!

•  As President Thunderbolt Ross rains down gamma-irradiated hell, Bruce Banner's Starship Hulk experiment faces its toughest field test yet - this time, it might crack under the pressure.
•  Bruce Banner thinks his control over the Hulk is now absolute... but what if he's wrong?

RATED T+

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maljoss reviewed Human Target #6 Mar 24, 2022
3.0

The best I can say is, at least it's a black label book, and as such, can be ignored.

Smallwood is an excellent artist,and his craft and talent are on full display. My low rating for this comic is no reflection on him.

The story... is ok. Just ok. If you enjoy the way Tom King characterizes his heroes, then you'll probably be fine. Speaking for myself, I do not. It's wearyin more

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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