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5-STAR REVIEW: "The Shade" #8

Greg McElhatton gives "The Shade" #8 by James Robinson and Jill Thompson 5 stars saying, "Comics like 'The Shade' #8 demonstrate just how great this medium can be."

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REVIEW: "Saga" #3

Doug Zawisza gives "Saga" #3 4.5 stars calling the issue by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples "an enjoyable and disturbingly memorable comic book experience."

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REVIEW: "New Crusaders" #1

Doug Zawisza gives "New Crusaders" #1 4 stars calling the Red Circle digital relaunch issue by Ian Flynn and Ben Bates "a well-assembled fine offering" from Archie Publishing.

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SPINOFF REVIEW: "The Dictator"

As "The Dictator's" bumbling and self-involved Admiral General Aladeen, Sacha Baron Cohen trudges with his talented supporting cast through a frustrating, and ultimately exhausting, film littered with mediocre, off-target jokes.

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Last Week's Comics Reviewed: "Batman," "Avenging Spider-Man"

Last Week, the CBR Review staff looked at 21 new releases including "Batman" #9, "Avenging Spider-Man" #7, "Trio" #1 and more.

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REVIEW: "Wolverine & the X-Men" #10

James Hunt gives "Wolverine and the X-Men" #10 4 stars saying the issue by Jason Aaron and Chris Bachalo "will delight X-Men fans with its extensive character studies and its focus on inter-character relationships"

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REVIEW: "The Walking Dead" #97

Kelly Thompson gives "The Walking Dead" #97 4.5 stars calling the issue by Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard "very smart stuff with the kind of payoff one has come to expect from this book."

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REVIEW: "X-Men Legacy" #266

Doug Zawisza gives "X-Men Legacy" #266 4 stars calling the "AvX" tie-in "a good story exploring the effect Captain America and Cyclops fighting in Utopia has on the Jean Grey School for Higher Learning."

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REVIEW: "Captain America" #11

Doug Zawisza gives "Captain America" #11 4 stars, calling the issue by Ed Brubaker and Patch Zircher "a good story sure to welcome readers coming to this comic via the Marvel Cinematic Universe."

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REVIEW: "Alabaster: Wolves" #2

Greg McElhatton gives "Alabaster: Wolves" #2 4.5 stars, calling the book by Caitlin R. Kiernan and Steve Lieber "officially my favorite southern supernatural horror series."

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REVIEW: "Batman" #9

Greg McElhatton gives "Batman" #9 4/5 stars calling Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo's latest issue a "strong addition" to the current "Night of the Owls" crossover storyline.

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ADVANCE REVIEW: "Higher Earth" #1

Greg McElhatton gives "Higher Earth" #1 3.5 stars saying the inaugural issue by Sam Humphries with art by Francesco Biagini is "a good first issue" and "a nice launch for a new ongoing series."

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REVIEW: "Wolverine & the X-Men: Alpha and Omega" #5

Kelly Thompson gives "Wolverine & the X-Men: Alpha and Omega" #5 4 stars and calls the series written by Brian Wood "a good mini-series that has me anxiously awaiting what Wood will do next."

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REVIEW: "Animal Man" #9

Ryan K. Lindsay gives "Animal Man" #9 by Jeff Lemire and Steve Pugh 4 stars saying the issue has "more than enough moments -- artistic, dialogue and narrative -- to satisfy any fan."

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5-STAR REVIEW: "Mouse Guard and Other Stories" FCBD Hardcover

Doug Zawisza gives the "Mouse Guard and Other Stories" hardcover 5 stars, saying of Archaia's Free Comic Book Day 2012 offering, "if I could only have one Free Comic Book Day book this year, it would be this one."

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REVIEW: "Dial H" #1

Kelly Thompson gives "Dial H" #1 by China MiƩville and Mateus Santolouco 4 stars saying "the layers, the creativity and the sheer quality make this book worth the extra effort."

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REVIEW: "Earth 2" #1

Greg McElhatton gives "Earth 2" #1 by James Robinson 3.5 stars saying the pages by interior artist Nicola Scott gives readers "a clean-cut, iconic look for her characters."

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Last Week's Comics Reviewed: "AVX VS," "American Vampire," "B.P.R.D."

The CBR Reviews Team looked at over twenty new releases last week including "AVX VS" #1, "American Vampire" #26 and "B.P.R.D. Hell On Earth: The Pickens County Horror" #2.

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REVIEW: "Secret Avengers" #26

James Hunt gives "Secret Avengers" #26 by Rick Remender and Renato Guedes 4.5 stars saying Remender "has an eye for utterly gripping scenes and an ear for piercing dialogue which combine to make this a must-read."

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REVIEW: "Wolverine" #305

Doug Zawisza gives "Wolverine" #305 by Cullen Bunn and Paul Pelletier 4 stars saying Pelletier's art "not only lives up to expectations, but far exceeds them."

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REVIEW: "B.P.R.D. Hell On Earth: The Pickens County Horror" #2

Greg McElhatton gives "B.P.R.D. Hell On Earth: The Pickens County Horror" #2 4.5 stars saying the issue by Mike Mignola, Scott Allie and Jason Latour is "a trip you'll definitely want to take."

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5-STAR REVIEW: "AVX: VS" #1

James Hunt gives "AVX: VS" #1 5 stars saying of the issue, "the real joy is seeing the characters deploy their powers in interesting ways on an unusual stage, without any interruptions."

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SPINOFF REVIEW: "Safe"

Director Boaz Yakin's "Safe" doesn't blaze any new action, or acting, territory, but it's sure to please fans eager to see star Jason Statham in his suit-wearing, butt-kicking, throat-punching prime.

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REVIEW: "American Vampire" #26

Doug Zawisza gives "American Vampire" #26 4.5 stars, calling the latest chapter in Scott Snyder's ongoing Vertigo horror story "filled with moments designed to make you feel uncomfortable."

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ADVANCE REVIEW: "X-O Manowar" #1

Doug Zawisza gives "X-O Manowar" #1 4.5 stars saying Valiant's launch issue by Robert Venditti and Cary Nord "provides a story certain to appeal to fans of everything from alien invasion stories to tales of medieval battles."

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Last Week's Comics Reviewed: "Batman," "The Shadow," "AvX"

The CBR Reviews staff looked at 24 new releases last week including "Batman" #8, "The Shadow" #1, "Avengers Vs. X-Men" #2 and more!

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REVIEW: "Birds of Prey" #8

Kelly Thompson gives "Birds of Prey" #8 4 stars calling the book by Duane Swierczynski and Jesus Saiz "one of the best and most surprising books of the re-launch with lovely art, smart storytelling and good character development."

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REVIEW: "Defenders" #5

Doug Zawisza gives "Defenders" #5 by Matt Fraction and Mitch Breitweiser 4 stars, calling Breitweiser's artwork "detailed simplicity at its very best."

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REVIEW: "Rachel Rising" #7

Kelly Thompson gives "Rachel Rising" #7 4.5 stars, calling the latest endeavor from creator Terry Moore "his most interesting work to date."

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REVIEW: "The Punisher" #10

Doug Zawisza gives "The Punisher" #10 4.5 stars calling the second installment of "The Omega Effect" by Greg Rucka and Marco Checchetto "every bit as enjoyable and approachable as the opener or finale."

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REVIEW: "Wonder Woman" #8

Greg McElhatton gives "Wonder Woman" #8 4 stars saying the series by Brian Azzarello and Cliff Chiang is "still one of the most interesting books in DC's New 52."

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REVIEW: "The Sixth Gun" #21

Greg McElhatton gives "The Sixth Gun" #21 by Cullen Bunn with art by Brian Hurtt 4.5 stars, saying the silent issue is representative of "one of the best series being published right now."

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REVIEW: "Avengers Vs. X-Men" #2

James Hunt gives "Avengers Vs. X-Men" #2 4.5 stars saying creators Jason Aaron and John Romita Jr. "choreograph a fight like a pair of kids with access to the world's biggest action figure toybox and it's magnificent."

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REVIEW: "Batman" #8

Doug Zawisza gives "Batman" #8 4.5 stars saying the start of the "Night of the Owls" crossover by Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo "delivers a good set-up and sincere motivation for extending the story beyond the pages of one title."

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Last Week's Comics Reviewed: "Saga," "Fantastic Four," "America's Got Powers"

Last week, the CBR reviews team looked at 23 new releases including "Saga" #2, "Fantastic Four" #605," "America's Got Powers" #1 and "Daredevil Season One."

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REVIEW: "America's Got Powers" #1

James Hunt gives Jonathan Ross and Bryan Hitch's "America's Got Powers" #1 4.5 stars, calling the inaugural issue "a powerful opening chapter for a story with a stronger high-concept than you might expect."

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5-STAR REVIEW: "Saga" #2

Kelly Thompson gives "Saga" #2 5 stars, calling Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples' new Image Comics series an "intoxicating blend of sci-fi, adventure and realism that mixes together effortlessly."

5-STAR REVIEW: Caitlin R. Kiernan's

5-STAR REVIEW: Caitlin R. Kiernan's "Alabaster: Wolves" #1

Doug Zawisza gives the first issue of Caitlin R. Kiernan and artist Steve Lieber's "Alabaster: Wolves" 5 stars, saying, "As a horror-tinged suspense comic, this book excels."

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SPINOFF REVIEW: "Lockout"

The Luc Besson-produced "Lockout" never fully embraces its campiness, leaving a delightfully macho Guy Pearce to punch, shoot and wisecrack his way through a jumbled mess of a sci-fi action thriller.

REVIEW: Saucer Country

REVIEW: Saucer Country

CBR's Greg McElhatton gives Paul Cornell and Ryan Kelly's "Saucer Country" #2 4 stars, saying he'd "have to be abducted by aliens before [he] missed another issue."

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