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Superheroes get the fleshly munchies. 0

After a flash in the sky occured, a disturbance took place in Manhattan. For unknown reasons, earth's superheros began on a blood thirsty rampage which seemed to be only calmed by consuming warm flesh. Within a matter of hours, the Earth was pushed to total extinction, and most of Earth's surviving heroes were infected. Several superheroes who weren't infected instead are desperately trying to survive.Now with the food supply very low. The infected superheroes are in very large number, and are n...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Too much leaping can be bad for your timeline. 2

Just another day in the life of high school student Makoto Konno. Late for school, fail a pop quiz, step in dog poop. Then killed by a train? Makoto awakens and realizes she has somehow escaped death. After a conversation with her aunt. Makoto realizes she can go back in time by performing time leaps. She then carries on with her life, by taking advantage of the new ability that she somehow obtained. All the while, completely oblivious to any possibility of the consequences. -summaryOne of the m...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

A meeting of the minds... to the death. 0

Mayor Jonah Jameson is holding a public speech about his new zero tolerance attitude for super villains in NYC. Two playful super criminals by the names of Jester and Screwball publicly humiliate him, and then post the incident on youtube. Enraged, he hopes to send Spider-Man, whom is now Otto Octavius after them. Spider-Man's new brutal approach to crime has been raising the eyebrows of those who really know him, especially the team he's on, Earth's Mightiest Heroes, The Avengers. -summaryI am ...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

I remember so looking forward to this and it was worth the wait. 0

Spider-Man's long time enemy Otto Octavius aka Dr. Octopus managed to pull his greatest trick, and like a great magician he never told him his secret. He was able to defeat Peter Parker once and for all by taking his life. Before Parker passed away, he was able to reform Otto by teaching him his life long motto, "With Great Power, Comes Great Responsibility". Octavius then chooses to become a better person. -summaryIt has been nearly a year now since Marvel decided to re-jump start their univers...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

You call that a kick? More like a tap. 0

A federal agent by the name of Amanda Waller assembles a team called the Suicide Squad. The team's purpose is to conduct covert missions that heroes may sometimes find to be appalling. The team is made up of super-villains serving out life sentences. Although these people have free reign to conduct the missions as brutal as they would like, they're still on a leash that reminds them there's still someone watching their every move. -summarySuicide Squad was actually one of the series I was lookin...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Frank Miller told a joke... But I wasn't laughing. 0

Bruce Wayne along with his date Vicki Vale attends a circus show with the High Flying Graysons as part of the act. When the show is over, twelve year old Dick Grayson witnesses his parents brutal murder. The boy is then taken into crooked police custody and is saved by Batman. Batman then takes the boy under his wing and forces him into being his sidekick. -summaryHere goes another title based on the Caped Crusader by Frank Miller, that has met some type of mixed reaction where the backlash appe...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Nowhere near as gripping and cool as previous volume. 0

Optimus Prime left for planet Earth to battle with Megatron, and he named the inexperienced Hot Rod as Autobot Commander on Cybertron. The Decepticons continue to plan on many fronts, with Scorponok planning to invade and take over Cybertron forcing everyone under his banner. The Autobots are spread way too thin and are unorganized, so could this finally be the end of their order on Cybertron? -summaryIDW Publishing's Transformers Regeneration One which began in 2012 takes place 21 years after t...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

21 years later and the war begins anew. 0

21 years have passed since the death of Unicron, the defeat of the Decepticons, and the unification between Autobot and Decepticon. While there is peace on the planet Cybertron, remnants of the Decepticon force are far from happy about this and Soundwave is determined to begin the war again with small terrorist attacks. Optimus Prime on the other hand, is turning a blind eye to these things hoping to maintain the truce. The powder keg is close to exploding and it appears nothing can be done abou...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

And the Tuna man continues to shine. 0

In the jungles of Brazil, a woman dressed up in a veil is running for her life; her pursuer eventually catches up and a fight begins. Before finishing her off, he swears that like him, Arthur aka Aquaman will lose everything meaningful to him. -summaryThere are plenty of people I know of that refuse to give this New 52 Aquaman run a chance. In a way I really can't blame them because it's not like the sea king has plenty of great stories in his history. It's a shame in a way, because they're miss...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Can there be honor among Rogue's? 0

The Flash emerges from the Speed Force dimension and turns up in Gorilla City secretly located in East Africa. There he is confronted by the apes leader King Grodd. Now suffering from amnesia, Flash must find a way to survive against this vicious monarch. -summaryThe Flash is another title in the New 52 that is enjoying a pretty good run. Like Wonder Woman and Superman, it does feel like a reboot and although there are some changes to his world; I can't really say there's too much older fans sho...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

I liked this one a lot more than last volume. 0

Diana aka Wonder Woman met a young girl named Zola who was impregnated by the god Zeus, this enraged Zeus' wife Hera to the point where she tried to end Zola's life and is still trying hard to. Diana attempted to manipulate Zeus' brothers Poseidon and Hades into capturing his vacant throne since disappearing. Things do not play out according to Diana's strategy due to Hade's actions. -summary Wonder Woman is definitely among the titles in the New 52 that actually does feel like a necessary reboo...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

This former sidekick isn't managing too well on his own at this point. 0

Nightwing is investigating a murder case with his name on it. However, before he can actually start on it, he receives a distress call from Alfred at the Batcave. Alfred has alerted all allies of the Bat to combat the underworld organization called the Court of Owls, whom have declared war on Gotham City. -summaryNightwing is definitely among the more disappointing books the New 52 has to offer. While writer Kyle Higgins managed to further develop the character, by DC allowing him to acknowledge...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

DC's flagship title was still less than spectacular by this time. 0

Baltimore, Maryland is under attack by a group of weird creatures, and the authorities are useless against them. The Justice League appears and makes short work of them. The public are pleased with the team of superheroes, but there are some who refuse to completely trust them. Steve Trevor, the liaison for the Justice League fights for them behind the scenes. But can he really protect them from those in power? -summaryIt's definitely weird when I think about it. Looking back on Justice League V...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Enjoyed the writing, despised the artwork. 0

Director of SHIELD, Maria Hill, receives an unexpected visit from someone very dangerous; so dangerous enough to scare her into not even really wanting to bother with him one on one despite being in a cell that is surrounded by agents and various weapons. The mystery man explains to her that Cyclops, leader of the X-Men, is a monster whom is becoming too powerful and must be stopped. -summaryUncanny X-Men #1 is among the new series to spawn from Avengers Vs. X-Men (AVX) as part of the Marvel NOW...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Sending Earth's mightiest undercover. 0

SHIELD agents Maria Hill and Phil Coulson still place the safety of the country and world at the top of their list. Therefore, this places them in many dangerous situations and they need the firepower to deal with them. They want to re-create the Secret Avengers, beginning with both Hawkeye and Black Widow. But the organization has a new policy. -summaryThere are two reasons I'm making an attempt to follow this particular Avengers series: 1) I'm a comic fan so it's my duty to check it out. And 2...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

One of the worst single issue stories I came across in the Marvel Now! age. 0

The Black Widow is enjoying her day off in a beauty parlor until suddenly the place is under attack by a Sentinel. She battles the robot with little success until she receives help from Rogue, whom is now an Avenger just like her. Why is the Sentinel there wreaking havoc? This is something Widow wants to find out. -summaryI have no trouble admitting that Avengers Vs. X-Men (AVX) wasn't really a good story at all, in fact, it was the crossovers that were actually entertaining and for me even save...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

An idea that's better in theory than on paper. 0

In March of 1943 Captain America & Bucky are still fighting Hitler's forces in WWII. The duo receives orders to dismantle some type of new robot that the Nazi's are preparing to bury in case they lose the war. Cap and Bucky take off for the mission only to bump into someone they will eventually meet in the future. -summaryMarvel definitely had some big ideas when they planned to update their universe using the aftermath of Avengers vs. X-Men as their trigger. And like always, where there are...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Out of the chair and back in business. 0

Barbara Gordon aka the original Batgirl, is back in action after being confined to a wheelchair for three years. She's a little rusty but that isn't stopping her from pulling her own weight as another one of Gotham City's protectors. She finds herself up against a murderous gang she eventually dispatches. Her true match comes in the form of a very formidable villain that will take all of her willpower to bring down. -summaryAmong the resets to take place in DC's New 52 was the original Batgirl, ...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

This is another weak one that is just barely worth peeping. 0

The Joker is loose again in Gotham after breaking out of Arkham, and there's a trail of brutal murders taking place. Batman is quickly on his trail naturally blaming him for it, until he sees the Joker himself being attacked. After Joker is captured and then later kidnapped, Batman learns this thing may be even bigger than him. -summaryHad Batman Detective Comics Vol. 1 been my first exposure to the DC's New 52 concerning Batman, it really would have rubbed me the wrong way towards most of the o...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Here goes what some would refer to as a "pretty mess". 0

Batman makes his way to Arkham Asylum and learns a riot has taken place with inmates seriously wounding and murdering their way to freedom. Batman learns that some of them are wired on a new drug making them tougher than usual. He attempts to learn the origin of this drug and stop whomever is behind it. - summaryIf you read Scott Snyder's Batman Vol. 1: Court of Owls or Peter Tomasi's Batman and Robin Vol. 1: Born to Kill, and you were either greatly entertained or just blown out of your damn pa...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Most fathers take their boys out fishin'! 0

There's an individual brutally attacking Batman Incorporated, which is a group of Batman's that operate around the world all lead and trained by the original Batman Bruce Wayne. Meanwhile, Batman is on the prowl together with his son Damian Wayne, the current Robin, and although he respects his son's skill, he has a serious problem with his bloodlust. Bruce wants to help him control it but Damien sees things differently. -summaryBatman and Robin: Born to Kill is no doubt among the better stories...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Sometimes losing footing in those traps and trapezes. 0

Dick Grayson is back to being Nightwing, after he spent at least a year as Batman while Bruce Wayne was out of the picture. He remains in Gotham City fighting crime. The old circus he use to perform for called Haley's Circus, is back in town for the first time since his parents were murdered there. Plus there's a killer by the name of Saiko hunting Dick Grayson and not Nightwing. Grayson seeks to learn the identity of this killer and why he's hunting him. -summary In the mid to late 2000's, DC ...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Enjoyable for what it's worth. 0

The Earth is being bombarded by a very small meteor shower; a possible meteor lands in Siberia with a surprise. It appears that the meteor was in fact a space pod, and a young blond girl surfaces wearing Superman's colors and she begins to develop his powers quickly. She's then under attack by men in mechas until Superman arrives. Who is this girl and what is her relationship with Superman? -summary Supergirl has a rather complicated past that can take forever to get into. The bottom line is tha...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Fear the green space cops. 0

In deep space a Green Lantern Sector House is attacked leaving two members of the GL Corp dead. Next a water-based planet's population are killed when all of the water is mysteriously siphoned. Earthbound Green Lanterns, Guy Gardener and John Stewart, take a small unit to investigate which leads to another planet being stripped of its resources. This lands them into battle against a very tough enemy that handles their abilities very well. -summary Batman and Green Lantern were two of the titles ...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Jim Lee's art shines over dull writing. 0

Batman is pursuing someone via rooftop and hot on both of their heels are the police. The police see them both as a threat therefore they press their attack. Green Lantern arrives to help Batman, but they lose track of their target. They catch up with him and learn that the suspect is an alien, and because of this they believe it's some how linked to Superman. This takes them to Metropolis where they confront The Man of Steel. -summaryJustice League Vol: 1 Origins happens to be the flagship titl...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

I really wanted to love this book when I first read it. 0

The police respond to a distress that leads them to the doorstep of a wealthy, corrupt businessman named Glen Glenmorgan. They're taken by surprise to see him hoisted in the air by a hulking young man wearing a T-shirt sporting an "S". The man claims his purpose is to force a confession from Glenmorgan. The police attack him with no success. Who exactly is this man that the Daily Planet has dubbed, "Superman"? -summary Back in 1985 with about 50 years kicking out comics, DC thought it was time t...

1 out of 2 found this review helpful.

The warrior princess could have used some better pencils. 0

In a wooden house located somewhere in the woods, a young girl by the name of Zola receives a message to flee her home or be killed. She's quickly attacked and her supposed savior hands her a teleportation artifact, which lands her in the bedroom of Diana aka Wonder Woman. Diana chooses to help the girl in her situation, and in the process learns something about herself. -summary Wonder Woman really hasn't gotten the best treatment from DC before the reboot. She had went through hell with Will P...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Moving in the right direction and hopefully he stays like that for awhile. 0

Barry Allen aka the Flash goes on a date with his co-worker Patty Spivot to a science exhibition. There they meet a scientist by the name of Dr. Darwin Elias. An unknown group attempts to steal one of his inventions, and they're quickly stopped by the Flash. One of the attackers dies in the battle and he's revealed to be a long time friend of Allen named Manuel Lago. Now Allen wants to learn what was Lago's connection with this group. -summaryI have to say that one of my issues with The New 52 i...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Hal and Sinestro buddy-bonding for a greater good. 0

Long time enemy of the Guardians and The Green Lantern Corp., as well as former Green Lantern himself, Sinestro, finds himself a Green Lantern once again. Despite wanting nothing to do with the corp., the Guardians force him into service. Sinestro soon learns that his former Sinestro Corp. is enslaving his home planet. He leaves to Earth to recruit his old nemesis Hal Jordan as back up to help him liberate his world. -summary Man, there is no way I can keep this a secret. DC is confusing me like...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

While Hal is busy elsewhere's. It's time to see what Kyle is doing. 0

Kyle Rayner, the 4th Green Lantern of Earth receives a few unwanted gifts. It appears that he has been chosen to carry the power rings of the other Lantern Corps. This causes a member of each corps to head for Earth with intentions on not only taking back those rings, but also avenging the death of their comrade who died when their ring left them stranded. Kyle finds himself quickly in battle and then later leaving for the planet Oa for answers. -summary When DC began the New 52 to reboot their ...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

And Aquaman began on the right foot inside of the Trench. 0

In the city of Boston police are hot on the trail of some masked criminals. Arthur aka Aquaman, King of Atlantis, steps in and captures the crooks. Instead of actually being thankful, the police are pretty much embarrassed. It appears Aquaman isn't really liked, yet this doesn't stop him from doing what he believes to be right. -summaryIt may sound crazy to a lot of people when they hear this, because Aquaman really isn't among the most liked or appreciated characters in comics, in fact, many fa...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Ragnarok reaches out and touches.... Beta Ray Bill... Let's see what happens. 0

Ragnarok has claimed Asgard, along with all of its people, enemies, and Thor are gone. Thor transported Beta Ray Bill from the realm sparing him their fate. Bill vows to return to Asgard one day if it still does exist. Little does he know, his own world is under attack and his people the Korbinites are facing extinction. Bill survived the war on Asgard only to battle against the world devourer Galactus, whom will stop at nothing to consume his world, along with his powerful herald Stardust actin...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

The worst day in Avengers history finds it way to Asgard. 0

The God of Evil, Loki, stages one final assault on the realm of Asgard against his brother Thor. This time Loki is out for blood and taking no prisoners, as he now possesses his own hammer to counter Thor's hammer Mjolnir. Ragnarok is very near and the Asgardians are facing their darkest hour. Thor must assemble his people for one last attempt at survival against his power hungry brother. -summaryWhen Marvel began their dismantlement of Earth's Mightiest Heroes, the Avengers, destroying the team...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

And then came a day when Earth's mightiest were no more. 0

During one quiet day in Avengers Mansion; Hawkeye, Wasp, She-Hulk, Ant-Man, and Captain Britain fall victim to a deadly surprise attack. Soon afterwards, more of the Avengers enter the fray only to come under fire by another random attack. It appears that these things are completely unrelated, but Iron Man sees a vague connection. Who's attacking the Avengers? And will they be prepared for this opponent once their identity has been revealed?-summaryI have mentioned this many times in the past an...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

The Monarch of Latveria once again takes it to the First Family. 0

Victor Von Doom aka Dr. Doom is searching for his lost love named Valeria, a woman he chose to abandon when he was younger to pursue his career of power. This leads him to make a deal with a trio of demons from the Netherworld granting him magical powers. He then turns his full attention towards the Fantastic Four. -summary In 2003 the Fantastic Four were on their way towards issue 500, and of course, Marvel intended for this to be a big thing since Marvel's first family is among the most belove...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Taking the war to the Court. 0

Batman had been on the trail of an organization called the Court of Owls, whom claim to be the true underworld rulers of Gotham City. Originally he brushed them off as an old Gotham legend, part of a nursery rhyme he grew up hearing. Things somewhat changed when the Court sent one of their assassins called a Talon to kill Bruce Wayne. Batman wasn't totally convinced of their existence though, until they forced a full confrontation with him that almost cost him his life. Batman recovers from the ...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

The Night the owls prowl Gotham. 0

Batman had been on the trail of an organization called the Court of Owls, whom claim to be the true underworld rulers of Gotham City. Originally he brushed them off as an old Gotham legend, part of a nursery rhyme he grew up hearing. Things somewhat changed when the Court sent one of their assassins called a Talon to kill Bruce Wayne. Batman wasn't totally convinced of their existence though, until they forced a full confrontation with him that almost cost him his life. Batman recovers from the ...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

This was an amazing opening act to an unnecessary reboot. 0

Batman joins Commissioner Gordon on a brutal murder case. After examining the body, Batman learns that the man's fingernails had scratched Dick Grayson aka Nightwing at some point. While investigating he learns that Bruce Wayne is next on the list to be killed, and his would-be killers represent an organization calling themselves the Court of Owls. But aren't they a myth? Batman is determined to find out. -summaryAlthough I originally supported the idea of DC rebooting their universe by pointing...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

DD on the loose in Europe 0

Matt Murdock aka Daredevil was able to successfully escape from Rykers Island Prison with help from the Punisher. He then decides to leave the country to Monaco in hopes of learning the identity of Foggy Nelson's killer. This leads him into the middle of a mob war, and he begins to fall in love with a girl whom has something to do with it; but this situation is a lot deeper than Matt realizes. -summaryThe writing team of Ed Brubaker and Michael Lark at this point had quickly proven to be worthy ...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

You can lock down the devil but you can't keep him caged. 0

The FBI with some assistance has found a way to get to Daredevil aka Matt Murdock; they arrest and lock him up in Ryker's Island on suspicion of being Daredevil, since the possibility of them being one in the same had been leaked earlier. They even go so far to transfer the Kingpin to the same cell block. What are they hoping to accomplish? And while this takes place, Hell's Kitchen is ripe for the taking and criminals are planning a takeover, but Daredevil is physically there to stop them. -su...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.