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The Rumble reviewed Nightwing #89 May 16, 2022
6.5

A fine start.

Nightwing #89

By: Tom Taylor, Bruno Redondo
Released: Feb 16, 2022

Superman/Nightwing crossover! Years ago,when Robin took his first uncertain steps away from Batman as his own hero, Superman stepped in and offered Dick Grayson crucial advice, support, and a name: Nightwing. Now it's time for Nightwing to return the favor.

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The Rumble reviewed Detective Comics #1053 May 16, 2022
3.5

This just keeps draggin on, huh?

Detective Comics #1053

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Fernando Blanco
Released: Feb 16, 2022

War in the streets! As Dr. Wear desperately tries to keep his plans for Arkham Tower from crumbling, a major drug deal gone bad puts the nervous doc in the sights of both the Party Crashers and the Penguin! The list of people very badly wanting to kill Dr. Wear grows, and Nightwing is on the precipice of cracking the whole scheme wide open! But wit...

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The Rumble reviewed Batman: The Knight #2 May 16, 2022
9.5

I liked this a lot.

Batman: The Knight #2

By: Chip Zdarsky, Carmine Di Giandomenico
Released: Feb 16, 2022

Bruce Wayne’s journey toward becoming the Dark Knight has begun, and he has many hard lessons to learn before his education is complete. His adventure begins in the City of Lights, Paris, where he’ll train with a world-renowned cat burglar and come into contact with a horrifying serial killer stalking the city’s wealthy elite...

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The Rumble reviewed Saga #56 May 16, 2022
8.5

Not AS good as the last one. That’s a high bar though.

Saga #56

By: Brian K. Vaughan, Fiona Staples
Released: Feb 23, 2022

Everyone mourns in their own way. The most emotional epic in comics continues, still for only $2.99!

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The Rumble reviewed Robin #11 May 16, 2022
9.5

I loved this issue. It was really wholesome.

Robin #11

By: Joshua Williamson, Gleb Melnikov
Released: Feb 23, 2022

They survived the League of Lazarus tournament! Damian, Flatline, Ravager, and Connor Hawke celebrate with the rest of the fighters, but their party quickly turns into another deadly fight! Secret crushes are revealed, hearts are broken, and Hawke has one last confrontation with an old enemy before he can return to his former life!

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The Rumble reviewed Human Target #5 May 16, 2022
10

Loved it.

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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The Rumble reviewed Detective Comics #1054 May 16, 2022
3.0

C’mon man.

Detective Comics #1054

By: Matthew Rosenberg, Fernando Blanco
Released: Feb 23, 2022

It’s Nightwing versus Psycho-Pirate in the grand finale of “Shadows of the Bat” act two of three! As Gotham’s elite gather to celebrate the formal opening of Arkham Tower, Dr. Wear’s secret weapon is more unhinged than ever, and the storm clouds of disaster gather above the city’s monument to reform! The Party Crashers, the Bat-Family, ...

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The Rumble reviewed Blue & Gold #6 May 16, 2022
2.5

Oh god.

Blue & Gold #6

By: Dan Jurgens, Ryan Sook
Released: Feb 23, 2022

Booster and Beetle are lost in space! After a disastrous first day on their new jobs as hero business owners and operators, the duo has found themselves kidnapped and stranded on an alien world. Who’s to blame? Well, the Omnizon of course! Welcome to her home planet, Br’Honn, where a battle to the death between friends is just another Tuesday!

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The Rumble reviewed Nocterra #8 May 16, 2022
9.0

I’m really excited to see where this is going.

Nocterra #8

By: Scott Snyder, Tony Daniel
Released: Mar 2, 2022

"PEDAL TO THE METAL," Part Two
The deadliest hunters in the world become the hunted as the Ferrymen take matters into their own hands, and Blacktop Bill sees the light as these two treacherous journeys lead on.

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9.0

A pretty great return.

The Nice House on the Lake #7

By: James Tynion IV, Alvaro Martinez Bueno
Released: Mar 2, 2022

One of the most critically acclaimed and bestselling horror titles of 2021 returns for its shocking second act-and now is the perfect time to enter the house! The 10 hardy survivors gathered in the house by their mutual friend Walter thought they'd finally cracked the code on his plans...and now everything they thought they knew has literally chang...

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The Rumble reviewed Detective Comics #1055 May 16, 2022
3.0

It just keeps going.

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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The Rumble reviewed Batman: Killing Time #1 May 16, 2022
4.5

This wasn’t for me.

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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The Rumble reviewed Little Monsters #1 May 16, 2022
6.5

This kinda interested me.

Little Monsters #1

By: Jeff Lemire, Dustin Nguyen
Released: Mar 9, 2022

They are the last children on Earth... who also happen to be vampires. Forlonger than they can remember, these child vampires have lived a life of eternal wonder amongst the ruins of humanity. But shocking events fracture the group and set them on a path of discovery that will shatter their innocence forever.

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The Rumble reviewed The Joker #13 May 16, 2022
2.5

Bad. Bad bad bad.

The Joker #13

By: James Tynion IV, Francesco Francavilla
Released: Mar 9, 2022

"Vengeance has spent her short existence waiting for the moment she could kill The Joker, but she knows that if she fulfills her programming, she'll be dragged back into the servitude of the terrifying Knightfallen of Santa Prisca. Jim Gordon may be her only way out, but a revelation close to his heart has the potential to send him down a darker pa...

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The Rumble reviewed Detective Comics #1056 May 16, 2022
3.0

This is just dragging on so much.

Detective Comics #1056

By: Mariko Tamaki, Ivan Reis
Released: Mar 9, 2022

"The Scarecrow stalks The Tower! Dr. Jonathan Crane, who recently terrorized Gotham City during "Fear State," is but one of many villainous inhabitants of Arkham Tower jockeying for position as leader of the hostage situation unfolding before everyone's eyes. But with security down, Huntress, Nightwing, and Harley Quinn are no longer quite so outnu...

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The Rumble reviewed Nightwing #90 May 16, 2022
7.5

It’s well written, but the art is just not doing it for me.

Nightwing #90

By: Tom Taylor, Bruno Redondo
Released: Mar 16, 2022

A Nightwing and Wally West story, part 1 of 2! When it's easier to go buy bagels as Nightwing than as Dick Grayson because everyone is either trying to get him for his money or kill him for the price on his head, Nightwing realizes he'll need to enlist the help of his Teen Titan friends as his bodyguards, and the first to volunteer is of course his...

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The Rumble reviewed Detective Comics #1057 May 16, 2022
4.0

One of the better issues of this arc. That’s not necessarily a good thing though.

Detective Comics #1057

By: Mariko Tamaki, Dan Mora
Released: Mar 16, 2022

"Batman is back! And just in time to save the life of Nightwing, who was given a fear toxin super-dose and tossed out of a skyscraper-another tragedy surrounding Arkham Tower's hostile takeover. As Scarecrow readies his forces for the big bat, war erupts on every floor of the building between the Penguin's thugs, the Party Crashers, the murderous A...

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The Rumble reviewed Blue & Gold #7 May 16, 2022
4.0

This is not as bad as it could’ve been. Still bad though.

Blue & Gold #7

By: Dan Jurgens, Ryan Sook
Released: Mar 16, 2022

RESOLICIT! Blue & Gold Restoration is up and running, with Booster Gold and Blue Beetle taking on any number of strange cases, from paranormal extremes to lost civilizations, ancient aliens, gateways to other dimensions, and even super-villains looking for help in going straight! But what happens when one of the threats turns out to be an old frien...

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The Rumble reviewed Batman: The Knight #3 May 16, 2022
7.0

It’s good enough.

Batman: The Knight #3

By: Chip Zdarsky, Carmine Di Giandomenico
Released: Mar 16, 2022

While training in Paris with an infamous cat burglar, Bruce gets caught in a web between Henri Ducard and a serial killer known as the Foundling...will this "first test" for the young Batman prove deadly?

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8.0

It’s just fun.

Batman / Superman: World's Finest #1

By: Mark Waid, Dan Mora
Released: Mar 16, 2022

The Dark Knight. The Man of Steel. They are the two finest superheroes that the world has ever known...and they're together again in an epic new series from the legendary talents of Mark Waid and Dan Mora! In the not-too-distant past, Superman's powers are super-charged from a devastating chemical attack by the villain Metallo...and the only ally t...

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The Rumble reviewed Saga #57 May 16, 2022
8.0

A good issue of Saga.

Saga #57

By: Brian K. Vaughan, Fiona Staples
Released: Mar 23, 2022

Long-term relationships are easy? LYING.

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The Rumble reviewed Robin #12 May 16, 2022
5.5

It’s fine.

Robin #12

By: Joshua Williamson, Roger Cruz
Released: Mar 23, 2022

Demon versus detective! The Lazarus Tournament is over, and Damian returns to Gotham a changed hero! But there is one last opponent he might fight to the death...himself. This lead-in issue to the epic Shadow War event is one you dare not miss!

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The Rumble reviewed Human Target #6 May 16, 2022
10

Still awesome.

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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The Rumble reviewed Detective Comics #1058 May 16, 2022
1.5

Well, at least it’s over.

Detective Comics #1058

By: Mariko Tamaki, Ivan Reis
Released: Mar 23, 2022

"The Tower crashes to a close! In the epic finale to this weekly tale of terror, alliances are forged amongst unlikely allies, and the Bat-Family reassess their strategy in their war on crime in Gotham City. Will Psycho-Pirate be Batman's newest eyes and ears on the streets? Can Koyuki Nakano ever recover from the traumatic events she witnessed? Ho...

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The Rumble reviewed Immortal X-Men #1 May 16, 2022
10

This was the best first issue in a long while.

Immortal X-Men #1

By: Kieron Gillen, Lucas Werneck
Released: Mar 30, 2022

IN THE QUIET COUNCIL, NO ONE CAN HEAR YOU SCREAM!

The Quiet Council rules the Krakoan age, for better... or worse. Now, shaken by INFERNO and X LIVES / X DEATHS OF WOLVERINE they strive to hold together, no matter how much they want to tear each other apart. Writer Kieron Gillen (UNCANNY X-MEN, ETERNALS, The Wicked + The Divine, Die) retur...

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The Rumble reviewed Shadow War: Alpha #1 May 16, 2022
7.5

This thing is off to a good start.

Shadow War: Alpha #1

By: Joshua Williamson, Viktor Bogdanovic
Released: Mar 30, 2022

"When Deathstroke assassinates Ra's al Ghul, Talia al Ghul demands revenge and sends her League of Shadows to kill Deathstroke and Deathstroke Inc.! Batman and Robin must team up to track down Deathstroke and bring him to justice...but do they? Expect over-the-top fights, action, mystery, and betrayal as this crossover event creates a major impact ...

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The Rumble reviewed Batman: One Dark Knight #2 May 16, 2022
2.0

So fucking boring.

Batman: One Dark Knight #2

By: Jock
Released: Mar 30, 2022

With the power out across Gotham, Batman must haul the not-particularly-cooperative villain responsible, E.M.P., across miles of chaotic city streets, filled with terrified people and opportunistic criminals! Blackgate Prison can nullify E.M.P.'s destructive electrical powers, if Batman can survive long enough to get them there-but what happens if ...

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6.5

We’re off to a slow start.

Batman: Beyond the White Knight #1

By: Sean Murphy
Released: Mar 30, 2022

"A lot can change in 10 years, especially in Gotham! Batman, a.k.a. Bruce Wayne, may be behind bars, but the real criminals are still out there. Gotham Motors CEO Derek Powers has seized control of the Wayne family's assets and is using them to transform the GTO and the city they've sworn to protect. Crime is down, but at what cost?
A new Batma...

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The Rumble reviewed X-Men: Red #1 May 16, 2022
9.5

YESSSS

X-Men: Red #1

By: Al Ewing, Stefano Caselli
Released: Apr 6, 2022

WHO CAN SAVE THE RED PLANET?
The mutants of Arakko spent millennia scarred by war - but on what was once called Mars, they're learning to live in peace. STORM knows the red planet needs something greater than a queen. But ABIGAIL BRAND has other plans, along with an unstable VULCAN on her side and CABLE keeping his own secrets. Welcome to X-MEN...

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The Rumble reviewed Marauders #1 May 16, 2022
3.5

This was not it.

Marauders #1

By: Steve Orlando, Eleonora Carlini
Released: Apr 6, 2022

NEW TEAM! NEW VILLAINS! NEW MYSTERIES!

Captain Pryde and the Marauders are rededicating themselves to rescuing mutants, wherever they may be, and no matter how dangerous the odds against them are. But Captain Pryde's crew is not yet complete! Against her better judgment, Pryde comes face-to-face with the final Marauder: Cassandra Nova! One...

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