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Tim Beck reviewed Renato Jones: The One % #1 May 5, 2016
5.5

Felt too forced.

Renato Jones: The One % #1

By: Kaare Andrews
Released: May 4, 2016

Special double-sized first issue!
The One% own more than half the world's wealth. They've crashed economies, bought governments, and have amassed more power than any other group in history. And they still don't have enough. With this kind of power how can anyone make them pay? WHO will make them pay? Enter Renato Jones, a mysterious vigilante, ...

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Tim Beck rated Dept. H #1 Apr 22, 2016
8.5

Dept. H #1

By: Matt Kindt
Released: Apr 20, 2016

From New York Times best-selling MIND MGMT creator Matt Kindt comes an exciting new undersea sci-fi mystery.

Mia is a special investigator hired to uncover possible sabotage taking place at a deep-sea research station. What she finds is a mind-blowing crime scene filled with suspects with terrible secrets, strange deep-sea creatures, a...

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Tim Beck reviewed Power Man and Iron Fist #3 Apr 22, 2016
6.0

Portrayal of Danny & Jessica Jones is very poor. Story is borderline uninteresting. I was incredibly excited for this book, but it has been a major let down for me.

Power Man and Iron Fist #3

By: David Walker, Sanford Greene
Released: Apr 20, 2016

BROMANCING THE STONE!
•  POWER MAN and IRON FIST are swimming through New York City's currents of crime trying to retrieve the SUPERSOUL STONE. Beware the underworld undertow!
•  Meanwhile, JENNIE and BLACK MARIAH's nefarious plans begin to bear fruit.
•  With a magic-fueled crisis at its tip...

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Tim Beck reviewed Tokyo Ghost #6 Apr 22, 2016
9.0

Can we please exile Comic Bastards from reviewing.

Tokyo Ghost #6

By: Rick Remender, Sean Murphy
Released: Apr 20, 2016

NEW STORY ARC
Flak world's new CCO, Davey Trauma, is making some changes to The Isles of Los Angeles more to his suiting. How could it get any worse? You'll see. Constable Led Dent returns to his brutal beat, but he's haunted by a ghost from Tokyo.

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Tim Beck rated Empty Zone #1 Jun 20, 2015
6.0

Empty Zone #1

By: Jason Shawn Alexander
Released: Jun 17, 2015

JASON SHAWN ALEXANDER of "CONVERSATIONS WITH THE DEAD" returns with an ALL-NEW SERIES!

In this sci-fi/horror saga, Corinne White attempts to reconcile with the ghosts of her violent past, literally, as she trudges through a world of dystopian cityscapes, reanimated corpses, & ganglands full of animal human hybrids.

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Tim Beck reviewed Thors #1 Jun 18, 2015
9.0

Only Jason Aaron can cleverly mix cop drama and elements of Thor/Asgard. This issue contains a great balance of that. It reads like both a cop CSI episode, and a Thor God of Thunder book. All whilst still being an important Secret Wars tie in with refernces to many aspects of Secret Wars. Aaron does a great job of performing this difficult task. The art is also very well done.I absolutely loved th more

Thors #1

By: Jason Aaron, Chris Sprouse
Released: Jun 17, 2015

• The Thors of every domain, together in one book! As cosmic cops!
• Whenever there's trouble on Battleworld, the Thors answer the call. But a string of mysterious murders leaves some of them asking questions that may unravel all of reality!
• A hard-hitting Marvel Comics police drama. With hammers. Lots and lots of hamm...

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Tim Beck reviewed Future Imperfect #1 Jun 4, 2015
7.5

Solid issue here. Clever twist and solid art. Middle of the pack Secret Wars tie-in. The Maestro has potential to be a great character. Would love to see him brought in the main story.

Future Imperfect #1

By: Peter David, Greg Land
Released: Jun 3, 2015

ON BATTLEWORLD, THE DICTATOR OF DYSTOPIA IS A FAMILIAR FACE!
•  THE MAESTRO rules but there are those who want him dethroned!
•  What role does RUBY SUMMERS have in the plan for this dangerous rebellion?
•  Have the rebels genuinely found ODIN, the father of The Gods, as an ally against the M...

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Tim Beck rated Secret Wars #3 Jun 3, 2015
9.0

Secret Wars #3

By: Jonathan Hickman, Esad Ribic
Released: Jun 3, 2015

ALL THE DEVILS DANCE!
Rated T+

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9.0

Really good

Inhumans: Attilan Rising #1

By: Charles Soule, John Timms
Released: May 27, 2015

• There is a rebellion brewing on Battleworld and it stretches far and wide into every domain. Medusa, ruler of Attilan, is tasked with uncovering the leader of this uprising and scuttling it with extreme prejudice. When she discovers the leader of this rebellion is Black Bolt, however, things get complicated.

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Tim Beck reviewed Old Man Logan #1 May 29, 2015
7.5

Having not read the original Old Man Logan, I went into this with a completely open mind, not knowing what to expect. The art is nothing short of amazing in this issue, the best looking Secret Wars book if you ask me. it's so good that I feel like I could get lost in the gloomy and glowing atmosphere. Story was a bit shaky and confusing. For example, what caused Banner to do what he did? I must ha more

Old Man Logan #1

By: Brian Michael Bendis, Andrea Sorrentino
Released: May 27, 2015

Enter the Wastelands...a realm where all heroes have been murdered by their arch-enemies, villains who now rule over the land with an iron fist. In the midst of this dystopian chaos, one man may make a difference...a reluctant warrior who was once the greatest mutant of all...a man known as OLD MAN LOGAN.

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Jenesis reviewed Inhumans: Attilan Rising #1 May 29, 2015
9.5

Hopefully once Secret Wars is all over people start reading the Inhumans (no, I don't think Torch loving Medusa all up will help) but this is an important book, and one of the most episodic titles at Marvel at the moment. It really is like a Game of Thrones type story, and with the mini-reset happening at the moment this is the time to get on board when the reboot begins for the ANMU.

Inhumans: Attilan Rising #1

By: Charles Soule, John Timms
Released: May 27, 2015

• There is a rebellion brewing on Battleworld and it stretches far and wide into every domain. Medusa, ruler of Attilan, is tasked with uncovering the leader of this uprising and scuttling it with extreme prejudice. When she discovers the leader of this rebellion is Black Bolt, however, things get complicated.

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KesheR rated Wolverines #18 May 21, 2015
5.0

Wolverines #18

By: Ray Fawkes, Jonathan Marks
Released: May 13, 2015

Depowered? What is the aftermath of the battle with Mr. Sinister, and has Mystique been betting on the results? The final pieces of the puzzle fall into place.

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Tim Beck reviewed Secret Wars Journal #1 May 28, 2015
6.5

Not quite sure what to say about this issue besides the cover is extremely misleading. It very abruptly switches stories, and doesn't even tell the reader why it does so. There is not even a "to be continued..." at the end of the first sub story. The stories were decent, However it's just hard to figure out why they are stories, if that makes any sense. Still debating on wether to pick up issue #2 more

Secret Wars Journal #1

By: Prudence Shen, Ramon Bachs
Released: May 27, 2015

• Is LADY KATE of 1602 the nefarious HAWKEYE BANDIT who robs from the rich and gives to the poor?
• Can an enslaved band of MUTANTS in EGYPTIA overthrow their overlord, KHONSHU?
• Can YOU afford not to read the coolest, hippest, most continuity-important book in all of SECRET WARS??? Because this is TOTALLY THAT BOOK. But don't ...

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Tim Beck reviewed The Infinity Gauntlet #1 May 28, 2015
8.0

This is one of those issues that I kind of want to wait until the second installment to truly judge it. It serves its purpose as an enjoyable introduction, but not much else. I really loved the art in this book, as it is quite unique. Very much looking forward to issue #2 to see what happens next.

The Infinity Gauntlet #1

By: Dustin Weaver
Released: May 27, 2015

Think your life is hard? Anwen Bakian's family lives in a post-apocalyptic wasteland, scrounging for food and avoiding giant bugs intent on eating them. Mom left years ago to join the Nova force and never came back. So it's just Anwen, her dad, her sister and her grandpa against the huge insects. That is, until she finds a mysterious stone that may...

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Tim Beck reviewed Inhumans: Attilan Rising #1 May 28, 2015
9.0

This issue is my favorite Secret Wars tie in this far. Has somewhat of a basic story, but it just works. It contains humor, action, and fantastic art. The characters are awesome, especially G-man. I enjoyed just how much of a direct tie in this was, even having Doom and Strange make cameos. This was a great issue, and a very strong SW tie-in.

Inhumans: Attilan Rising #1

By: Charles Soule, John Timms
Released: May 27, 2015

• There is a rebellion brewing on Battleworld and it stretches far and wide into every domain. Medusa, ruler of Attilan, is tasked with uncovering the leader of this uprising and scuttling it with extreme prejudice. When she discovers the leader of this rebellion is Black Bolt, however, things get complicated.

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Tim Beck reviewed Secret Wars 2099 #1 May 28, 2015
6.0

This tie-in (if you can even call it that) is very meh. Doesn't need to be here, doesn't really serve a purpose to the Secret Wars story. In fact I just read it, and barely even remember the plot. Its really not even that good if you consider it a standalone. There were some humorous parts, but for the most part, the script was very bland. The art was enjoyable however. Overall, This issue, in my more

Secret Wars 2099 #1

By: Peter David, Will Sliney
Released: May 27, 2015

When everything ends, it's time to go back to the future. Revisit the world of 2099 and see it a whole new light, as characters who have never been seen before make their first appearances - including the AVENGERS 2099. Can the ideal of Earth's Mightiest Heroes survive in a world where mega-corporations rule with an iron fist?

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RumBlossom reviewed The Black Hood #3 Apr 23, 2015
10

Best one yet - shows real growth in characters and a focus. I can't wait to read more. Artwork is interesting - fits the theme and looks dirty but you can see everything going on. Artwork and story work well together.

The Black Hood #3

By: Duane Swierczynski, Michael Gaydos
Released: Apr 22, 2015

"The Bullet's Kiss," Part 3. The Black Hood is supposed to be dead. Shot, de-masked, autopsied, buried. So who's running around town in a ratty black hood, declaring war on the underworld? The City of Philadelphia is electrified by the fleeting glimpses they see on social media - but both the cops and the drug gangs want him stopped at all costs. H...

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Tim Beck reviewed Planet Hulk #1 May 20, 2015
8.5

Does anyone else just wait for the guy with the Pug avatar to come around and troll/hate on these issues? Get a life dude.

Planet Hulk #1

By: Sam Humphries, Marc Laming
Released: May 20, 2015

• A forbidden zone of wild HULKS
•  A battle-worn gladiator named STEVE ROGERS
•  A journey that could break the spirit of a world's greatest freedom fighter.
•  PLUS: A back up story by a surprise creative team!

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Tim Beck reviewed Wolverines #18 May 17, 2015
2.0

Is this series for real? With all of the great Marvel titles being released week in week out, this series is the glaring weakness. Tired of me trolling? Wasn't aware that I couldn't give my opinion. Just thought it was bad, and apparently I'm not the only one.

Wolverines #18

By: Ray Fawkes, Jonathan Marks
Released: May 13, 2015

Depowered? What is the aftermath of the battle with Mr. Sinister, and has Mystique been betting on the results? The final pieces of the puzzle fall into place.

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Tim Beck reviewed The Black Hood #3 May 17, 2015
9.0

I am thoroughly enjoying this series so far. I am a recovering addict, and the way that Swierczynski juggles the addiction aspect along with the story is totally spot on. There is not much to dislike about this series. The art perfectly fits the tone of the story in my opinion, and is a very unique style. Will definitely keep reading. Bring it on.

The Black Hood #3

By: Duane Swierczynski, Michael Gaydos
Released: Apr 22, 2015

"The Bullet's Kiss," Part 3. The Black Hood is supposed to be dead. Shot, de-masked, autopsied, buried. So who's running around town in a ratty black hood, declaring war on the underworld? The City of Philadelphia is electrified by the fleeting glimpses they see on social media - but both the cops and the drug gangs want him stopped at all costs. H...

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Tim Beck reviewed Secret Wars #2 May 17, 2015
9.5

I thought this was a terrific issue. You can almost instantly tell that this story is on a much bigger spectacle. The idea of the "Thors" being the law enforcement is fascinating. Love the incorporation of "The Shield" also. Overall, this was an incredible issue, and I have already read it twice and will read it a third before #3.

Secret Wars #2

By: Jonathan Hickman, Esad Ribic
Released: May 13, 2015

• WHEN THE MARVEL UNIVERSE IS GONE, ALL THAT REMAINS IS BATTLEWORLD!
•  LEARN THE SECRETS OF THIS BRAVE NEW REALM IN THIS SPECIAL OVERSIZED ISSUE!

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Tim Beck reviewed Angela: Asgard's Assassin #1 Dec 3, 2014
8.5

Highly enjoyed this comic. The art was fantastic. The two different styles of art (one for the sub story and one for the main story) were both beautiful. Action scenes were great. Although we did not find out much about Angela's background, the story was intriguing and left me wanting more. Will definitely be adding this to my pull. Can't wait for #2.

Angela: Asgard's Assassin #1

By: Kieron Gillen, Phil Jimenez
Released: Dec 3, 2014

• All her life, Angela -- the finest warrior of Heven -- was raised to hate Asgard with every fiber of her being.
•  And now Angela knows the truth about her identity: She is Thor's sister. She is an Asgardian.
•  Cast out of her home and wanting nothing to do with Asgard, Angela must now strike out o...

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