The Weekly Pull List: 04/16/14

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It’s the end of an era this week, as the highly anticipated Superior Spider-Man #31 hits the shelves! You honestly don’t want to miss this one, surely?

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Comic Review: Superman Unchained #6

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Previously, in Superman Unchained… The Man of Steel is seemingly under siege from all directions. There’s the technological terrorist group, simply known as Ascension, who are launching random attacks across the world. Lois Lane has gone missing. The Machine, a secret wing of the United States military, has their own Superman called Wraith, who will, and can take Superman down if instructed. And to make matters worse, Lex Luthor has escaped from prison…

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Comic Review: New Avengers #15-16.NOW

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Previously, in New Avengers… The Illuminati have reformed, with Earth having threatened by world-colliding events known only as “incursions.” With the strength of the incursions increasing, the Illuminati have been forced to consider the unthinkable, taking desperate actions.

At the behest of Black Swan, the Illuminati have finally built a “mirror” so they can observe incursions on other Earths. So far, they haven’t seen anything particularly pleasant. But is the Black Swan everything she appears? Spoilers: probably not.

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The Weekly Pull List: 04/10/14

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Marvel’s always funky/irritating (delete as applicable) numbering returns, as we celebrate 50 years of Daredevil with Daredevil #1.50! And not to be outdone with the special issues, this week sees the launch of DC’s first weekly series under the New 52, as Batman Eternal #1 hits all good comic stores!

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Comic Review: Green Lantern: New Guardians #29

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Previously in Green Lantern: New Guardians… Following “Lights Out,” the face of the Green Lantern Corps has been changed. In a desperate attempt to refill the Emotional Reservoir behind the Source Wall, Kyle Rayner, the White Lantern, seemingly sacrificed himself. And it worked. With the Reservoir full once more, the Green Lantern Corps now stand divided over how to proceed. After all, how can they police the universe when every construct they create edges the universe towards destruction?

With his survival a secret, Kyle Rayner and the Guardians are now exploring the universe, in search of a better alternative to using the emotional spectrum. And they may have found that alternative, having crossed paths with X’Hal and the religion of the Light and the Fire…

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Comic Review: Batwoman #29

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Previously in Batwoman… What should have been a simple thug takedown turned extremely ugly for Batwoman and Hawkfire when the mysterious thief called the Wolf Spider got the drop on the pair… and severely beat them. Batwoman came off worse for wear, being subjected to a cocktail of hallucinogenic drugs, whilst taking a rather serious fall…

Having returned back home severely battered, Kate was startled by Maggie’s daughter, Jamie. And now things are slightly awkward between the pair.

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Getting there slowly…

Comic Review: Fantastic Four #2

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Previously in Fantastic Four… Having returned to Manhattan and the Baxter Building after a year of travelling time and space, the Fantastic Four have settled back into their life nicely. Reed and Sue are the heads of the Future Foundation once more, Johnny’s music career looks set to resume, and Ben has rekindled his romance with Alicia Masters.

Oh, and a dimensional portal just opened in the middle of the night in the Baxter Building, allowing an alien invasion to spread out over Manhattan. Oops.

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The Weekly Pull List: 04/02/14

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April is here, and the new comics just keep on coming. The much anticipated Inhuman #1 finally hits the stands, whilst DC have finally got in on the act, with the latest wave of #1s from the New 52 beginning this week.

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Comic Review: Green Arrow #29

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Previously in Green Arrow… Oliver Queen’s life has been turned upside down recently. Having lost, well, everything, the Emerald Archer has also had to face some startling facts about his father’s double life, the mysterious totems and the “Outsiders.”

Having returned to the island where Green Arrow was born, Ollie was greeted with a startling revelation – his father, Robert Queen is alive! The birth of Green Arrow was no mistake, with Ollie’s time on the island orchestrated by his father, in an attempt to prepare Ollie for war with the Outsiders. But will Ollie agree to join his father after all?

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Hey look, I’m still like a month behind with reviews.

Damn it.

Comic Review: Deadpool #25.NOW

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Previously in Deadpool… It’s almost the end of the line for Wade Wilson. His revenge against Agent Gorman is almost complete, with Wade having destroyed Ultimatum’s own hellicarrier, crippling the organization.  Agent Preston has also finally been moved out of his head and into a shiny new LMD body, meaning both of them can now move on. Right?

So who’s that voice in Deadpool’s head?

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