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VEGES reviewed DC vs. Vampires: Killers #1 Jun 28, 2022
8.5

Enjoyed this one-off quite a lot. Harley Quinn is a difficult character to write but I think they nailed the balance of showing her as a person who isn't heroic by any means but who isn't completely devoid of conscience either. I like evil-vs-evil stories so I liked the setting and I liked that the story was pretty low stakes (no pun intended) with most conforntations being emotional ones speciall more

DC vs. Vampires: Killers #1

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Mike Bowden
Released: Jun 29, 2022

In the shadow of the new Vampire World Order, Harley Quinn rules the human underworld in this age of darkness. She has survived by only looking out for herself...but she might have just found the key to saving the world.

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ZONS9 reviewed DC vs. Vampires: Killers #1 Jun 28, 2022
10

So uh, I loved this one. It may not be as high-octane as the main series but I really, really like when stories just go a bit quieter and we see characters in low-stakes conflicts in interesting Elseworlds, provided the writing is interesting (and I thought it was here tbh).

Harley Quinn can often be an annoying character, but I though she was pretty well written here, and I like she's more

DC vs. Vampires: Killers #1

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Mike Bowden
Released: Jun 29, 2022

In the shadow of the new Vampire World Order, Harley Quinn rules the human underworld in this age of darkness. She has survived by only looking out for herself...but she might have just found the key to saving the world.

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ZONS9 rated Dark Knights of Steel #6 Jun 14, 2022
7.5

Dark Knights of Steel #6

By: Tom Taylor, Yasmin Putri
Released: Apr 27, 2022

Kingdoms are divided. Monarchs have fallen. Families have been torn apart. The Kingdom of Storms, the Amazons, and the Els are on the brink of all-out war. Can Constantine, Lois Lane, and Harley Quinn stop what's coming? Or is the prophecy correct? Do Superman and his family have to die to save the world?

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ZONS9 rated Dark Knights of Steel #5 Jun 14, 2022
5.0

Dark Knights of Steel #5

By: Tom Taylor, Yasmin Putri
Released: Mar 2, 2022

Betrayals and assassinations have brought the world to the brink of war! As the Kingdom of Storms and Themyscira prepare for invasion, the El family is reunited at last to mourn their father...but what secrets does Bruce Wayne have that could prove vital to the future of the land?

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ZONS9 added Aquaman: Andromeda to their pull list Jun 14, 2022

Aquaman: Andromeda

Deep in the Pacific Ocean, at the farthest possible distance from any land, sits Point Nemo: the spaceship graveyard. Since the dawn of the space race, the nations of the world have sent their crafts there on splashdown, to sink beneath the silent seas. But there is something...else at Point Nemo. A structure never made by human hands. And that str...

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ZONS9 added Poison Ivy (2022) to their pull list Jun 14, 2022

Poison Ivy (2022)

Pamela Isley has been a lot of things in her life. A living god, a super-villain, an activist, a scientist, and dead. In a new body that she didn't ask for and with a renewed sense of purpose, Ivy leaves Gotham and sets out to complete her greatest work-a gift to the world that will heal the damage dealt to it...by ending humanity.
Spinning ou...

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ZONS9 rated Poison Ivy #1 Jun 14, 2022
8.0

Poison Ivy #1

By: G. Willow Wilson, Marcio Takara
Released: Jun 8, 2022

Pamela Isley has been a lot of things in her life. A living god, a super-villain, an activist, a scientist, and dead. In a new body that she didn't ask for and with a renewed sense of purpose, Ivy leaves Gotham and sets out to complete her greatest work-a gift to the world that will heal the damage dealt to it...by ending humanity.
Spinning ou...

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ZONS9 reviewed Aquaman: Andromeda #1 Jun 14, 2022
9.0

Pretty intriguing start. While I do think the pacing looks a tiny bit slow, Ram V surely knows how to put you in a mood for horror.

Aquaman: Andromeda #1

By: Ram V, Christian Ward
Released: Jun 8, 2022

Deep in the Pacific Ocean, at the farthest possible distance from any land, sits Point Nemo: the spaceship graveyard. Since the dawn of the space race, the nations of the world have sent their crafts there on splashdown, to sink beneath the silent seas. But there is something...else at Point Nemo. A structure never made by human hands. And that str...

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Jawsh reviewed DC vs. Vampires: Hunters #1 Jun 7, 2022
6.0

Oh dear, so it's kinda clear just how much of Tynion's magic is keeping the bar for the series high. Why does this one-shot feel like an elsewhere from an elsewhere.
Seemingly connected to the main story yet feeling entirely DISCONNECTED.
It is jarring that this is the follow up to the mid-series surprises from the main series.
And there's even less rhyme or reason to what's going o more

DC vs. Vampires: Hunters #1

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Neil Googe
Released: May 25, 2022

A blood-soaked one-shot tale of vampire violence! The Son of Batman, after years of training to be an assassin, is on a path toward utter destruction of the vampire race... Enter Damian Wayne: vampire hunter!

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ZONS9 - Jun 8, 2022 (edited)

I agree. It tries to cram too much into a very few pages and it feels extremly rushed as a result. The fact they decided to make this action-focused for whatever reason doesn't help either because we spend entire pages doing but fighting. I also hope this is just a bump on the road that can be easily ignored.

7.0

DC vs. Vampires: Hunters #1

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Neil Googe
Released: May 25, 2022

A blood-soaked one-shot tale of vampire violence! The Son of Batman, after years of training to be an assassin, is on a path toward utter destruction of the vampire race... Enter Damian Wayne: vampire hunter!

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ZONS9 reviewed Dark Knights of Steel #7 Jun 8, 2022
6.0

Taylor keeps throwing in characters and plot points when we barely know anything about the existing ones, which makes for a dull read.

Also, not a fan of Chosen One Batman having Superman's powers and absorbing his role in the backstory with the Kents, to be honest, talk about a fantasy series cliché.

Dark Knights of Steel #7

By: Tom Taylor, Nathan Gooden
Released: Jun 8, 2022

With three kingdoms on the brink of war, Batman is in hiding, recovering from an attack and a shocking betrayal. But Bat-man finds he's not the only unfortunate soul to be taken in by his surprise rescuers-strange, magical youngsters have been given sanctuary alongside the bastard prince, Bruce Wayne. Will these teen outcasts change everything Batm...

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ZONS9 rated DC vs. Vampires #6 Mar 31, 2022
10

DC vs. Vampires #6

By: James Tynion IV, Otto Schmidt
Released: Mar 30, 2022

Batman gets the upper hand on the vampires who have infiltrated the Justice League...but the Vampire King finally reveals himself, and it will be the most jaw-dropping moment of 2022! The shocking, bestselling series reaches its blood-drenched halfway point!

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ZONS9 rated Nightwing #85 Feb 25, 2022
9.5

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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ZONS9 rated Nightwing #83 Feb 25, 2022
9.0

Nightwing #83

By: Tom Taylor, Bruno Redondo
Released: Aug 18, 2021

It’s a fight for the soul of the city! Now that Dick Grayson has inherited more money than he could possibly need, he has an idea on how he can help the city with it-and it’s time for him to announce it to the world! But with Blüdhaven's so beyond saving, what idea does he have that could possible save it? Meanwhile, an unexpected figure comes...

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ZONS9 rated Nightwing #82 Feb 25, 2022
8.0

Nightwing #82

By: Tom Taylor, Bruno Redondo
Released: Jul 21, 2021

Melinda Zucco’s connection to the man who killed Dick Grayson’s parents wasn’t a surprise to the Blüdhaven hero, but what the former Robin discovers about Melinda’s ties to the Flying Graysons leaves the usually upbeat detective speechless.

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ZONS9 rated Nightwing #81 Feb 25, 2022
8.5

Nightwing #81

By: Tom Taylor, Bruno Redondo
Released: Jun 16, 2021

Dick Grayson trades out his escrima sticks for a magnifying glass and a sleuth hat to investigate Blüdhaven’s new mayor, Melinda Zucco, and find out how the daughter of the man who murdered Dick’s parents came to power in Nightwing’s city. But his investigative adventure is cut short when he comes face to face with the most horrendous villai...

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ZONS9 added DC vs. Vampires (2021) to their pull list Feb 25, 2022

DC vs. Vampires (2021)

The Justice League has long protected Earth from all manner of foreign and alien invaders over the years, always keeping a vigilant eye to the skies for the next threat. But what if the threat was already walking the Earth…hiding in plain sight…watching…waiting for their moment to strike… In the tradition of DCeased comes a terrifying new s...

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ZONS9 rated Nightwing #80 Feb 25, 2022
8.5

Nightwing #80

By: Tom Taylor, Bruno Redondo
Released: May 19, 2021

Dick Grayson’s always had a big heart. From protecting those persecuted by bullies in his youth, to combating evil alongside Batman as Robin, to pledging his newly inherited wealth to enriching Blüdhaven as Nightwing-his kindness and generosity have always guided his life. But now a new villain stalks the back alleys of Blüdhaven, removing the ...

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ZONS9 rated Nightwing #79 Feb 25, 2022
8.5

Nightwing #79

By: Tom Taylor, Bruno Redondo
Released: Apr 21, 2021

Dick Grayson has inherited Alfred’s fortune, a puppy, and a whole lot of questions. Who is Mayor Zucco, and what is her relation to the man who murdered Dick’s parents? What sinister plans does Blockbuster have for Blüdhaven? What kind of dog food is best for a three-legged puppy? To answer these questions, Dick’s going to need a little help...

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ZONS9 added Nightwing (2016) to their pull list Feb 25, 2022

Nightwing (2016)

"BETTER THAN BATMAN" Chapter One: Batman taught Nightwing everything he knows-but what if everything he taught him is wrong? When Dick is stuck with a new mentor who challenges everything Batman taught him, Nightwing has to shatter his concept of justice in order to fight for what he knows is right. Writer Tim Seeley (GRAYSON, BATMAN & ROBIN ETERNA...

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ZONS9 rated Nightwing #78 Feb 25, 2022
9.0

Nightwing #78

By: Tom Taylor, Bruno Redondo
Released: Mar 17, 2021

Nightwing is back-and his drive to keep Blüdhaven safe has never been stronger! But his adopted city has elected a new mayor with the last name Zucco. When Nightwing enlists Batgirl’s help in investigating the politician bearing the same name as the man who murdered his parents, she unearths details that will shock and fundamentally change the h...

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ZONS9 reviewed DC vs. Vampires #5 Feb 25, 2022
10

After a couple of what were to me weak issues this one hooked me completely. Loved the misdirection and paranoia and how all the plots are starting to converge. Batman and Green Arrow think they'e got things figured out but can't be sure, Oliver missing Hal's heart is a highlight and while I didn't really like how WW was turned into a vampire she's a delightful villain in this issue and loved who more

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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ZONS9 rated DC vs. Vampires #4 Feb 25, 2022
8.0

DC vs. Vampires #4

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Otto Schmidt
Released: Jan 26, 2022

Batman has confirmed who in the Justice League has been turned into a vampire…but can he make his move before the Justice League is turned against him? It’s hero versus hero in this blood-drenched chapter…with clues to who the new Vampire King might be!

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ZONS9 rated DC vs. Vampires #3 Feb 25, 2022
8.0

DC vs. Vampires #3

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Otto Schmidt
Released: Dec 29, 2021

Vampires are hunting on the streets of Gotham City as the coming undead plague makes its first move. Batman’s investigation into the disappearance of Andrew Bennett takes him into the sewers beneath the Hall of Justice, where he makes a stunning discovery! And the fall of another hero means the war for Earth has begun!

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ZONS9 rated DC vs. Vampires #2 Feb 25, 2022
8.5

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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ZONS9 reviewed DC vs. Vampires #1 Feb 25, 2022
8.5

Pretty good start. The twist at the end was wild and makes the issue work better on re-read. I like how it combines bloody brutality with a healthy dose of humour.

DC vs. Vampires #1

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Otto Schmidt
Released: Oct 27, 2021

The Justice League has long protected Earth from all manner of foreign and alien invaders over the years, always keeping a vigilant eye to the skies for the next threat. But what if the threat was already walking the Earth…hiding in plain sight…watching…waiting for their moment to strike… In the tradition of DCeased comes a terrifying new s...

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ZONS9 rated Human Target #5 Feb 24, 2022
7.0

Human Target #5

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

Christopher Chance, a.k.a. the Human Target, will be dead in a few days, but nothing will stop him from solving his own murder. His investigation into the JLI intensifies, and he sets his sights on the Martian Manhunter…but what piece does J’onn J’onzz add to the puzzle?

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ZONS9 rated Human Target #4 Feb 24, 2022
8.5

Human Target #4

By: Tom King, Greg Smallwood
Released: Jan 26, 2022

With eight days left to solve his own murder, Christopher Chance tracks down his next suspect. His murderer couldn’t be Blue Beetle…could it?

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ZONS9 rated Human Target #3 Feb 24, 2022
6.5

Human Target #3

By: Tom King, Greg Smallwood
Released: Dec 29, 2021

Christopher Chance is a man on a deadline and working to solve a crime that might be unsolvable. Despite his better judgment, he’s falling for his lead suspect, and her violent ex-boyfriend isn’t happy about it. Oh, and that ex? He’s a Green Lantern.

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ZONS9 rated Human Target #1 Feb 24, 2022
10

Human Target #1

By: Tom King, Greg Smallwood
Released: Nov 3, 2021

Christopher Chance has made a living out of being a human target-a man hired to disguise himself as his client to invite would-be assassins to attempt his murder. He’s had a remarkable career until his latest case protecting Lex Luthor when things go sideways. An assassination attempt Chance didn’t see coming leaves him vulnerable and left tryi...

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