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"Why does everything you love die?" 1

Be sure to check out my review of Birds of Pre #8. 100 Words Or LessBlack Canary is trapped in a mental world of all her emotional pains and regrets and no one can do anything to save her. Meanwhile, Lady Blackhawk, The Huntress and Dove are held hostage and taken back to Calculator, who is hell-bent on getting revenge on The Oracle for messing with his head. Is even Batman helpless against the complete destruction of the entire Birds of Prey team or will mind conquer matter? So Then I Said...Wo...

2 out of 5 found this review helpful.

"It was all dwarfed by a tidal wave of loneliness" 0

Be sure to check out my review of Teen Titans #89. 100 Words Or LessThe Titans are still in search of Barney after their meeting at the Science Expo, hoping to get to him before he causes any more harm to the innocent and to himself. Meanwhile, Damien gets some training time in with Ravager, who tries to put their differences aside for the greater good of the team, only to run into resistance. The team finds Barney at his old high school and end up trapped inside, where they must deal with ...

4 out of 5 found this review helpful.

"Her weapon once slew a god" 0

Be sure to check out my review of The Magdalena #3. 100 Words Or LessAfter getting information from one of the Anti-Christ's followers, Patience and Kristoff arrive in Paris in search of the boy. Before they got there, a pair of Gardunas were on the trail, only to be tortured before they were killed. When Patience goes into the very same catacombs and finally comes face to face with the boy, will she be able to avoid the same fate? Or is this something even The Magdalena cannot defeat? So Th...

5 out of 5 found this review helpful.

"I trust myself to do it" 1

Be sure to check out my review of The Magdalena #2. 100 Words Or LessPatience has agreed to work with the Church to eliminate who they believe to be the Anti-Christ before armageddon happens. But Patience still has her reluctances about working with a Cardinal she does not trust. Will her hesitation get in the way of saving the world or is that path that has already been set upon that can't be undone? What does the boy have planned for The Magdalena? So Then I Said...There's a good dialog betwee...

5 out of 5 found this review helpful.

"Behold the darkness in your own soul!" 2

Be sure to check out my review of Birds of Prey #7. 100 Words Or LessThe Birds are trapped while Batman, Oracle, and Calculator watch from a distance. But it isn't long before Batman jumps into the mix and glorious battle ensues. The good guys take on Mortis' band of misfits and almost win the day until Canary succumbs to Mortis' touch, forcing her to face every bad decision and emotional pain she's ever experienced in her life, all at once. ...

4 out of 4 found this review helpful.

"Because tonight... Oracle dies." 0

Be sure to check out my review of Birds of Prey #6. 100 Words or Less Bruce Wayne is back in Gotham and although he helps Oracle against a bunch of thugs in the alley, can he save her from death?  And can Savant really be trusted? Oracle feels she has restored him but what is he doing with Calculator? Bruce Wayne needs the Birds but what happens when girls night out becomes a fight for their lives against the mysterious Mortis? So Then I Said...So this is the first issue ...

1 out of 2 found this review helpful.

"Smallville is my responsibility" 0

Be sure to check out my review of Superboy #1. 100 Words Or LessPoison Ivy is in town and needs Superboy's help! Smallville has been overtaken by plants and it's up to the team of Superboy and Poison Ivy (?!?) to stop it before it gets out of control. Also, with Simon in the know about Superboy's secret identity, what does that mean for the two of them? So Then I Said... I'm going to start off by saying I didn't enjoy Issue #2 as much as I did Issue #1. I felt the storyline was a little bit ...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

"You think you're all alone" 0

Be sure to check out my review of Spider-Girl #1. 100 Words Or LessThe Red Hulk is in town causing trouble and it's up to Spider-Girl and the Fantastic Four to stop him. The only problem is no one knows why he's intent on destroying everything and why he's especially obsessed with Spider-Girl! It's Big Time for Spider-Girl and Anya grows up fast in this issue. So Then I Said...The pedal is lifted off the metal for this issue as we see Spider-Girl confront Red Hulk and deal with the aftermath of ...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

"I'm not just a girl" 0

100 Words Or LessAnya Corazon gets her own ongoing series and this first issue is a good one. Spider-Girl tracks down Screwball and apprehends her, just before school starts. After coming home, she has a dinner date with Sue Richards, who suddenly has to leave for an emergency crisis. Meanwhile, petty crime is up during the crisis and it's up to Spider-Girl to put a stop to it. When news gets out that the city college is under attack, Spider-Girl races to save her father, only to find someone th...

3 out of 3 found this review helpful.

"Being human gives you a different perspective" 0

100 Words Or LessThe Sensational She-Hulk and Savage She-Hulk team up to hunt down members of The Intelligencia but that isn't the only obstacle they face. Bruce Banner has tasked Jen to look after Lyra as they live in New York and Lyra enrolls in high school, which brings with it it's own set of dramas and complications. So Then I Said...I was looking forward to this comic when it was announced. I've always been interested in She-Hulk but I didn't really know anything about all the other Hulks....

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

"I'm Death, walking among them" 0

100 Words Or LessVampirella is back in a brand new series from Dynamite Entertainment. No longer is our undead heroine dressed in a scantily clad, albeit famous, red bikini. She's been updated to modern times and clothed in a fancy suit, she's in the Pacific Northwest to try to find Dracula. But the path to Vlad goes through many routes, the first of which is a biters club called Carmilla and an encounter with Le Fanu. So Then I Said...Honestly, I did not read any Vampirella when I was younger a...

3 out of 3 found this review helpful.

Steampunk is sexy 1

100 Words Or LessSteampunk has a new hero and her name is Lady Mechanika! Joe Benitez introduces readers into the fascinating world of steampunk, set in 1878. Who is the mysterious Lady Mechanika and why has Master replaced her arms with mechanical limbs? So Then I Said... "I love drawing strong, sexy female characters." -- Joe Benitez  I love reading about strong, sexy female characters so this book was immediately flagged when I flipped through Previews. Issue #0 serves as a teaser to the worl...

3 out of 3 found this review helpful.

"Maybe I am needed" 0

Be sure to check out my review of Birds of Prey #5. 100 Words Or LessHuntress and Lady Blackhawk touch down in Bangkok and run into Black Canary, who tells them that in order to get Sin back, she must challenge Lady Shiva to a fight to the death. With a broken wrist, Black Canary is surely no match for the best martial artist on the planet. So when Huntress decides to take her place, is it just a suicide waiting to happen? So The I Said...I enjoyed this issue very much, even though I did have...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

"Goodbye, everything" 0

Be sure to check out my review of Birds of Prey #4.100 Words Or LessAfter the deadly fight against White Canary, Black Canary heads to Bangkok. Meanwhile, Oracle has rebonded with Savant and Creote and wants them to join the team at their new base of operations in Kord Tower. The rest of the team recovers and Huntress and Lady Blackhawk also travel to Bangkok, where they are immediately greeted by deadly warriors under the tutelage of Black Canary?! So Then I Said...I think this is the first ...

3 out of 3 found this review helpful.

"Focusing on the small things" 1

100 Words Or LessThis new ongoing series showcases Superboy living life in Smallville and DC has promised it's nothing like we've ever experienced it to be. Conner Kent deals with life in high school, like any other normal teenager, but also has added problems when Parasite decides to eat Superboy's powers in order to kill Superman. Phantom Stranger also comes with a mysterious message, is that why Poison Ivy has shown up in Smallville? So Then I Said...Now that I've expanded a bit into the Batm...

3 out of 3 found this review helpful.

"He can still be Robin." 0

Be sure to check out my review of Teen Titans #88.100 Words Or LessThe Teen Titans get a new member, the brash and cocky Damien Wayne! How will the team accept this new member and what does he have in store for them? And what are Dr. Caligan's plans for Barney and the unwelding powers he now possesses? So Then I Said...Another great issue is this. I've never read anything with Damien before but I know his reputation and I think J. T. Krul wrote him very well. A cocky immature child that thinks h...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

"Warriors" 0

100 Words Or LessThe brand new creative team of J. T. Krul and Nicola Scott take over duties on Teen Titans and immediately throw our teen superheroes into battle against a strange batch of feral boys. The team dynamic is also sorted out; Cass giving reason as to why Ravager is on the team, Conner and Cass sorting out their feelings, and the introduction of a new team member? So Then I Said...In an effort to expand my exposure into DC Comics, this issue of Teen Titans seemed like a perfect poi...

3 out of 3 found this review helpful.

"Solid precision." 0

100 Words Or LessBruce Wayne is on stakeout. Staking out Batwoman. Staking out Kate Kane. Putting the facts together to answer one question: Is Kate Kane Batwoman? Through several days and nights of watching Kate Kane and Batwoman from a distance and in the dark, Bruce is able to conclude his theory that "Kate Kane is Batwoman". So Then I Said...There's been a lot of praise for the Batwoman run in Detective Comics, so much that she now has her own ongoing. This issue serves as a prelude to the ...

8 out of 8 found this review helpful.

"This is for Mr. Unknown..." 1

100 Words Or LessBatman goes to Japan to retrieve a diamond with the help of Catwoman. At the same time, he is recruiting the first member into Batman Incorporated. Bruce has come to Japan to find and train the Japanese Batman, Mr. Unknown. But is he already too late? Has Lord Death Man already found our Asian hero? So Then I Said...I was a little lost in this issue. From what I know, Mr. Unknown is the Japanese equivalent of Batman. Bruce Wayne himself describes him as a superb athlete, martial...

5 out of 5 found this review helpful.

The Return 0

100 Words Or LessBruce Wayne has returned to Gotham and has big plans for the new era of Batman. He's kicking up the technology, the funding, and the army to fight crime not just in his home city, but around the world. So Then I Said...This is the first title directly involving Batman that I have picked up since I got back into comics. I know briefly what has been happening and felt this was a good point for me to hop on. First off, this one-shot looks gorgeous. The cover is dark and full of imp...

1 out of 3 found this review helpful.

From Captain to Soldier 0

100 Words Or LessWhat happens when a being from outer space crashes into a metropolitan city on Earth? The beginning of a new comic from Boom! Studios, with Stan Lee attached! Stewart Trautmann, a former soldier fighting in Afghanistan, is dealing with life in a wheelchair after encountering a roadside bomb. He's finding out life might actually be harder back home than it was overseas. On the night of the Leonid Meteor shower, he meets up with Lily and unexpectedly, Soldier Zero from space. Who ...

2 out of 3 found this review helpful.

Battles on two worlds 1

100 Words Or LessSo the story begins, as we are introduced to John Carter in 1866, an officer of the Confederate Army. Told from the point of view of old memoirs published after Carter's death, we are introduced to Carter, Captain James Powell, a fellow Confederate officer, Tars Tarkas, a martian warrior, and the world of Mars. So Then I Said...A $1.00 issue is usually too good to pass up, since it's a relatively inexpensive way to expose myself to new comics I otherwise would not have read/purc...

3 out of 4 found this review helpful.

"I am something else" 0

100 Words Or LessX-23 is haunted by nightmares filled with blood and fire and fear. Are these nightmares just a result of the tormented past Laura has suffered through or is it something more sinister? Back on Utopia, X-23 suffers the backlash from her friends after they find out she was part of Cyclops' black-ops X-Force team. She feels alone, even though Storm, Emma, and Cyclops try to give her comfort. In an effort to help her, Cyclops sends her to a half-way house for ex-mutants. So Then I S...

9 out of 9 found this review helpful.

Death Becomes Her 0

100 Words Or LessLady Death returns to comics in this new ongoing from Boundless Comics. An enemy by the name of Death Queen has laid siege to the castle protected by Valora and Lady Death. Lady Death does battle with Queen Death, only to be defeated and sent back in time to 1351. Will Lady Death be able to return back to the future and find out who Death Queen is? So Then I Said...I never read any Lady Death comics when they first came out. It was a chick with white skin, big boobs, and hardly ...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

"We've got a universe to save" 0

Be sure to check out my review of Secret Avengers #3.  100 Words Or LessThe thrilling conclusion to the first arc of Secret Avengers ends here. Nova is possessed and must be stopped before he awakens the Darkest Child and opens a gateway to another reality. But the Secret Avengers aren't the only ones that want to stop him; the Shadow Council has sent suicide bombers to destroy the planet in a bid to prevent Nova from succeeding and it's up to Ant-Man to save the day? And what happens when the ...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

"Your Nova will break this world" 0

Be sure to check out my review of Secret Avengers #3.  100 Words Or LessSteve Rogers and Beast meet the Archon, who reveals to them that Mars was once a lush environment with an atmosphere not unlike that of Earth's. The Archons were built to prevent the awakening of the Dark Children and that is exactly what Nova is trying to do. Meanwhile, Ant-Man is revealed to have gone through a portal called the Vanishing Point and ends up at the Shadown Council Citadel. Valkyrie does battle with Nova, onl...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

Mars Attacks 0

Be sure the check out my review of Secret Avengers #1.  100 Words Or LessThe Secret Avengers are on Mars, trying to find Nova. There, they discover an abandoned mining base and are then attacked upon shortly after. They discover that their attackers were under some sort of mind control and then set out to find more answers. Rogers and Beast find Nova's helmet and come face to face with a menacing foe. Meanwhile, Black Widow, Valkyrie, and Moon Knight find Nova, who also seems to be under some so...

1 out of 1 found this review helpful.

"Stealth tactics and preemptive intervention" 0

100 Words Or LessSteve Rogers, the first Captain America, has assembled a black ops team consisting of War Machine, Beast, Valkyrie, Black Widow, Ant-Man, Moon Knight, Sharon Carter, and Nova. Together, they are the Secret Avengers, specializing in covert missions, employing stealth tactics and surgical strikes, without letting anyone know who they are. Their first mission was to retrieve the Serpent Crown. What they got instead sent them on a recon mission to Mars. When one of their own is lost...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

"Say what is in your heart, not your head" 1

Be sure to check out my review of Wonder Woman #601.  100 Words Or LessWonder Woman has found a group of Amazons fortressed inside an old temple, surrounded by an army waiting to kill them. With a stealth attack, Wonder Woman is able to get past the army and into the temple to the Amazons, who believe their prayers to the God have finally been answered. While inside, Diana struggles with an internal turmoil as she doubts her faith in a God that would allow so many to die. Meanwhile, they ...

4 out of 4 found this review helpful.

"Waiting for you" 0

Be sure to check out my review of Wonder Woman #600.  100 Words Or LessThe story of the all-new Wonder Woman continues! Wonder Woman convinces Oracle to show her the past, to show her how her mother, Hippolyta, died. An army of modern-day military soldiers bring warfare to Paradise Island and kill almost everyone, including Wonder Woman's mother. Some managed to escape and go into hiding, Diana being one of them. Now she must find them and protect them from being hunted and find out who is respo...

4 out of 4 found this review helpful.

Celebrating Wonder Woman 0

100 Words Or LessA special anniversary issue of Wonder Woman that celebrates the character and introduces the new Wonder Woman with a special prologue. This is the debut of Wonder Woman's new costume.  So Then I Said...I think I heard about Wonder Woman getting a new costume a couple of days before this issue came out. Intrigued, I bought this issue. As my first Wonder Woman comic, it served to introduce the character to me and give a little background on who she is and her place in the DC Unive...

3 out of 4 found this review helpful.

"I don't want to fight it" 0

Be sure to check out my review of X-Men #1.  100 Words Or LessJubliee has been exposed to the manufactured vampire virus and the X-Men must do everything they can to save her. Wolverine and Colossus go vampire hunting, in hopes of capturing one alive for research purposes. Along the way, they encounter an ally in Blade. Xarus' plan is revealed, as is Cyclops' plan to stop him (at a deadly cost). But is it already too late to save Jubliee?  So Then I Said...If you are not picking up X-Men becaus...

3 out of 4 found this review helpful.

"You game for a team-up?" 0

100 Words Or LessThings are slow in Gotham and Metropolis so Steph and Kara decide to hang out and watch a movie. Problem is, things are never slow in Gotham. Especially when the movie they are watching gets hit with a blast from a nearby lab and Dracula breaks beyond 3D and crosses over into their world. Now 24 Draculas are on the loose and it's up to Batgirl and Supergirl to stop them. So much for a girl's night out.  So Then I Said...When I first looked at what titles I wanted to read as my i...

2 out of 3 found this review helpful.

"Desperate times. Different rules" 4

Be sure to check out my review of The Avengers #3.  100 Words Or LessSpider-Man, Thor, Hawkeye, Spider-Woman, and Maria Hill are in the present, dealing with the timestream disturbance, with help from Killraven. Meanwhile, Iron Man, Captain America, Wolverine, and Noh-Varr travel to the future, only to come face to face with a horrific event. They get ambushed by their future children and discover future Hulk was the one who sent Kang back to the past to warn the Avengers of the impending future...

4 out of 5 found this review helpful.

"Next stop: our apocalyptic future" 0

Be sure the check out my review of The Avengers #2.  100 Words Or LessApocalypse and his Four Horsemen have traveled through the timestream to the present day and the Avengers do battle while Iron Man tries to figure out why they are here. The team figures out exactly where in time they need to go and half the team find safe haven to continue re-buliding the time machine. Meanwhile, the other half are disbatched to deal with other time-related disturbances in New York City.  So Then I Said...I w...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

"Time isn't a linear thing" 0

Be sure to check out my review of The Avengers #1 .  100 Words Or LessThe Avengers are still processing the ultimatum from Kang and when they decide it's not a trap, enlist the help of Noh-Varr to help them build a time traveling device to go into the future to stop their offsprings from destroying the world. After getting a glimpse of the future, the Avengers are attacked by Wonder Man, who wants to prevent the team from being put back together. Will Wonder Man stop the Avengers before they ar...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

"The face of a new era" 0

100 Words Or LessAfter Siege, a new era has been ushered in and Steve Rogers is assembling teams of Avengers tasked to be the heroes of the world. Some are excited, others are reluctant, while one is defiant. The flagship Avengers team assembles Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, Hawkeye, Spider-Man, Wolverine, and Spider-Woman, with Maria Hill running the team. One member is not present at their inaugural meeting but before they have a chance to find out who, Kang interrupts them with a message f...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

"He is my greatest failure" 0

Be sure to check out my review of The New Avengers #2. 100 Words Or LessThe battle continues as a portal to another dimension opens up over Central Park. Can the New Avengers deal with this demonic threat and can Strange, Voodoo, and Hellstorm stop it before it consumes New York? Meanwhile, Iron Fist has been transported by the demon that possessed him to an unknown void where he meets the one behind everything.  So Then I Said...More fighting. This time, not against each other but against ...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

"We forfeit everything" 0

Be sure to check out my review of The New Avengers #1. 100 Words Or LessThe battle for the Eye of Agamotto continues as Luke Cage is possessed and the demon spirit will stop at nothing to get what it wants for his master. The New Avengers do battle with one of their own in an attempt to save him, with help from Doctor Voodoo, Doctor Strange and Hellstrom. Who is after the Eye of Agamotto and what happens if they finally succeed in laying claim to it?  So Then I Said...Picking up right where t...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.

Luke Cage and the New Avengers 0

100 Words Or LessSuperheroes are going to have a better day in the Heroic Age so they need to make sure they have as many teams as possible. The New Avengers is the third Avengers-related team (after The Avengers and Secret Avengers) to band together and do battle against the evils of the Marvel Universe. Led by Luke Cage and his hand-picked teammates, they've moved into Avengers Tower and immediately see themselves up against a supernatural demonic force. Welcome to Day One.  So Then I Said...I...

4 out of 4 found this review helpful.