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With ‘Civil War II #1’ Marvel Is Hoping to Succeed Where Vanilla Ice Failed

Capturing success in a sequel is even harder than capturing lightning in a bottle a second time, but Marvel makes a fearless attempt, here.

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A New Era Dawns in ‘DC Universe Rebirth #1’

Geoff Johns recognizes the importance of balancing realism and idealism, not letting the former infringe upon and cripple the latter.

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‘Superman #52’ Disingenuously Desecrates an Icon

The death of Superman falls flat -- super flat.

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One Batch, Two Batches of Violence in ‘Punisher #1’

This comic sports the proper amounts of violence and brutality to be a warm return to form for any reader fond of the famous Garth Ennis or Jason Aaron MAX runs.

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Gods, Justice, Secrets, and Spectacles in ‘Justice League #50’

The heaviest hitters of the DC Universe come together in a divine spectacle.

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Through Loosely Connected Sub-plots, a Foundation Is Laid in ‘Civil War II #0’

Civil War II #0 serves merely as the opening credits to a much larger story to come.

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Beyond the Credits With ‘Independence Day #2’

The mythos of the movie expands in this comic, but not in all the right directions.

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Hope, Love, Bikinis and ‘Starfire #12’

When a female character can be both lovable and sexy, everybody wins.

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C-3PO Gains a Red Left Hand in ‘Star Wars: C-3PO #1’

C-3PO's red arm evidently carries more weight than its metal.

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Clones, Drama, and Squirrels In ‘All-New Wolverine #7’

This is part buddy cop and part Disney movie. It's a strange combination that doesn't work on paper, but it works beautifully in All-New Wolverine #7.

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Upholding and Underscoring a Legacy in ‘Action Comics #51’

An effort to preserve Superman's ideals falls surprisingly flat.

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Mindbending Avenging in ‘All-New, All-Different Avengers #8’

This comic gives the impression that the human mind is stronger and more rational than daytime talk shows would have us believe.

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Ta-Nehisi Coates Brings a Steady Hand to ‘Black Panther #1’

Acclaimed writer Ta-Nehisi Coates has never written a comic book before, but this first issue of Black Panther puts to rest any fears of a vanity project gone bad.

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‘Justice League: Darkseid War Special #1’ Attempts to Shed Light on Its Villain’s Motivations

Insight into Darkseid's daughter reveals an atypical daddy's girl.

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The Extraordinarily Advanced Basics in ‘X-men 92 #1’

The golden era of X-men injects fresh energy into a current era of uncertainty.

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‘Extraordinary X-men #8’ Serves as an Apocalyptic Catalyst

These young X-men didn't expect they'd have to deal with Sugar Man, time machines, or apocalyptic futures.

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Jughead Comes Out in ‘Jughead #4’

The reveal of Jughead's sexuality made headlines. How does this affect his plans for school sabotage?

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Families, Flashbacks, and Fodder in ‘International Iron Man #1’

Tony Stark's secret origin takes a small, but meaningful step forward.

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Morphing Into a New Era With ‘Mighty Morphin Power Rangers #1’

For the '90s kid in us, the Power Rangers are mighty once more.

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‘Invincible Iron Man #7’ Gives Readers New Dynamics With a Familiar Face

Tony Stark is a hot mess with a hot new ally.

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