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REVIEW: "Stumptown" #2

Doug Zawisza gives "Stumptown" #2 4 stars, saying the issue by Greg Rucka and Matthew Southworth "is nothing at all like any of the other comics that came out this week."

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REVIEW: "AvX: Consequences" #1

Greg McElhatton gives "AvX: Consequences" #1 by Kieron Gillen and Tom Raney 4 stars, calling the first issue of the "AvX" follow-up "a project that's on track for a strong finish."

REVIEW: Remender & Cassaday's

REVIEW: Remender & Cassaday's "Uncanny Avengers" #1

Doug Zawisza gives "Uncanny Avengers" #1 by Rick Remender and John Cassaday 4.5 stars, calling the Marvel NOW! launch title a "smart, action-packed narrative that covers the vast range of the Marvel U in wide, sweeping strokes."

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Last Week's Comics Reviewed: "Avengers Vs. X-Men" #12, "The Boys" #71 & More

Last week, CBR's review staff took on over 20 new releases including John Layman's "Detective Comics" #13, as well as "Avengers Vs. X-Men" #12, "Daredevil: End Of Days" #1, "Fairest" #8 and more.

REVIEW: Layman's

REVIEW: Layman's "Detective Comics" #13

Greg McElhatton gives "Detective Comics" #13 4 stars, saying of John Layman and Jason Fabok's inaugural issue of the series, "if this first issue is any indication, we're in for some good times ahead."

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REVIEW: "Avengers Vs. X-Men" #12

James Hunt takes on the final installment of Marvel Comics' "Avengers Vs. X-Men," calling the conclusion by Jason Aaron and Adam Kubert "the finale the creative minds (and fans) were hoping for."

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REVIEW: "Uncanny X-Force" #32

Greg McElhatton gives "Uncanny X-Force" #32 by Rick Remender and Phil Noto 4 stars, calling the series "more than just the little book that could; it's a model for how mutant team books should work."

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: Morrison's

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: Morrison's "Happy!" #1, "The Punisher" #16, More

Last week, CBR's review staff took on over 25 new releases including Grant Morrison's "Happy!" #1, as well as "Talon" #0, "X-Men" #36, "Prophet" #29 and more.

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REVIEW: "X-Men" #36

Kelly Thompson gives Brian Wood and David Lopez's "X-Men" #36 4 stars, saying Wood focuses the issue, keeping it "smart and small, but with limitless future capacity."

REVIEW: Morrison and Robertson's

REVIEW: Morrison and Robertson's "Happy!" #1

Jennifer Cheng gives "Happy!" #1 4 stars, calling the debut issue of the creator-owned series by writer Grant Morrison and artist Darick Robertson "an impressive, successful satire."

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SPINOFF REVIEW: "Seven Psychopaths"

Forget everything you think you know about "Seven Psychopaths," because director Martin McDonagh's raucous, star-laden comedy defies, and occasionally frustrates, all expectations.

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REVIEW: "The Punisher" #16

Doug Zawisza gives "The Punisher" #16 4.5 stars, saying the final issue by Greg Rucka and Marco Checchetto has "evolves the Punisher from a one-dimensional killer to a man with depth and conviction."

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REVIEW: "American Vampire" #31

Doug Zawisza gives "American Vampire" #31 4 stars, calling the installment by Scott Snyder and Rafael Albuquerque "one of the strongest issues of the series yet that sets the bar high for the next issue.."

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REVIEW: "Talon" #0

Andy Liegl gives "Talon" #0 4 stars, calling the issue by James Tynion IV, Scott Snyder and Guillem March "a must read" and "a strong addition to the "Batman" mythos."

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SPINOFF REVIEW: "Looper"

"Looper," writer/director Rian Johnson crafts a wonderful examination of violence that, thanks in part to strong performances by Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis and Emily Blunt, easily ranks among the best films of the year.

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: DC's Zero Issues Wave 3,

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: DC's Zero Issues Wave 3, "Snarked!" #12, "Spider-Men" #5

Last week, CBR's review staff took on over 20 new releases including "Sword of Sorcery" #0, "Daredevil" #18, "Star Trek: The Next Generation: Hive" #1, "Spider-Men" #5 and more.

REVIEW: Roger Langridge's

REVIEW: Roger Langridge's "Snarked" #12

Greg McElhatton gives the final issue of Roger Langridge's Eisner Award-winning KaBOOM! title "Snarked" 4.5 stars, saying the series finale provides readers with "the right ending for this book."

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REVIEW: "Daredevil" #18

Doug Zawisza gives "Daredevil" #18 by Mark Waid and Chris Samnee 4.5 stars calling the issue "a stellar example of how Waid balances superheroics, personal character development, action and humor."

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REVIEW: "Wonder Woman" #0

Ryan K. Lindsay gives "Wonder Woman" #0 4 stars, calling the throwback issue by Brian Azzarello and Cliff Chiang "one of the New 52's strongest assets yet to lure in new readers and demonstrate the strength of comics."

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REVIEW: "Spider-Men" #5

Doug Zawisza gives "Spider-Men" #5 by Brian Michael Bendis and Sara Pichelli 4.5 stars, calling the concluding issue of the event "a consistently beautiful visual spectacle" and "an instant classic."

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: DC's Zero Issues Wave 2,

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: DC's Zero Issues Wave 2, "AvX" #11, "Stumptown" #1

Last week, CBR's review staff took on over 25 new releases and shared their thoughts on DC's second wave of zero issues including "Batgirl" #0, "Team 7" #0 & "Batman" #0, Greg Rucka's "Stumptown" #1, "Punk Rock Jesus" #3 and more.

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REVIEW: "Doctor Strange: Season One"

Ryan K. Lindsay gives "Doctor Strange: Season One" by Greg Pak and Emma Rios 4 stars, calling the original graphic novel "the underground sleeper slice of brilliant in Marvel's 'Season One' field."

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5-STAR REVIEW: "Batgirl" #0

Doug Zawisza gives "Batgirl" #0 by Gail Simone and Ed Benes 5 stars, saying Simone "hits the nail on the head with this book, making it the perfect entry point for readers of all ages."

Review: Sean Murphy's

Review: Sean Murphy's "Punk Rock Jesus" #3

Greg McElhatton gives "Punk Rock Jesus" #3 4.5 stars, saying the latest installment of Sean Murphy's Vertigo series "deserves your time and dollars" as "each issue gets bigger and crazier."

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REVIEW: "Resurrection Man" #0

Jennifer Cheng gives "Resurrection Man" #0 4 stars, calling the final issue of the series by Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning, Ramon Bachs and Jesus Saiz "a satisfying origin story and a tidy resolution."

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REVIEW: "Batman" #0

Kelly Thompson gives "Batman" #0 by Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo 4 stars, saying the zero issue "wisely shows something entirely new, rather than just a revised spin on old favorites tropes."

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REVIEW: "Team 7" #0

Greg McElhatton gives "Team 7" #0 by Justin Jordan and Jesus Merino 4 stars, calling the first issue of the series "a genuinely fun comic" and "a strong debut for the title."

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5-STAR REVIEW: "The Shade" #12

Doug Zawisza gives "The Shade" #12, the concluding issue of the series by James Robinson and Gene Ha, 5 stars, saying "no other issue of the series stands as strongly by itself."

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REVIEW: "Stumptown" #1

Ryan K. Lindsay gives "Stumptown" #1 4 stars, calling the start of the second volume to Greg Rucka and Matthew Southworth's mystery series "introduces new characters and builds new threats for the future."

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: DC's Zero Issues, Alan Moore's

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: DC's Zero Issues, Alan Moore's "Fashion Beast" #1

Last week, CBR's review staff tackled over 25 new releases and shared their thoughts on DC's first wave of zero issues including "Green Lantern" #0 and "Swamp Thing" #0, "Guarding the Globe" #1, Alan Moore's "Fashion Beast" #1 and more.

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REVIEW: "Swamp Thing" #0

Andy Liegl gives "Swamp Thing" #0 by Scott Snyder and Kano 4 stars, saying Kano's artwork "adds personality to the book and a feeling of detachment from the rest of the DC Universe."

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REVIEW: "Fairest" #7

Greg McElhatton gives "Fairest" #7 by Matthew Sturges and Shawn McManus 4 stars saying the issue "has a strong twist at the end that has lasting ramifications for a 'Fables' character."

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REVIEW: "Defenders" #10

Doug Zawisza gives "Defenders" #10 by Matt Fraction, Jamie McKelvie and Mike Norton 4 stars, saying the issue has "charm, wit and clean, fresh art all the way through."

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5-STAR REVIEW: "Hawkeye" #2

Ryan K. Lindsay gives "Hawkeye" #2 5 stars, calling the sophomore issue by Matt Fraction and David Aja "refreshing, amazing and the type of story that can only be told in this format."

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REVIEW: "Dial H" #0

Greg McElhatton gives "Dial H" #0 by China Mieville and Riccardo Burchielli 4.5 stars calling the Second Wave zero issue "a great introduction on the big ideas of the series."

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REVIEW: "Green Lantern" #0

Doug Zawisza gives "Green Lantern" #0 by Geoff Johns and Doug Mahnke, 4 stars, calling the first Arab Green Lantern Baz "a sympathetic character despite his obvious flaws."

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: DC Annuals,

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: DC Annuals, "Locke & Key: Grindhouse," "Morning Glories"

Last week, CBR's review staff dove into over 20 new releases and shared their thoughts on DC Annuals, "Locke & Key: Grindhouse" #1, "The Sixth Gun" #24, "Morning Glories" #21 and more.

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Check Out CBR's Reviews Index!

Whether it's the latest issue of the New 52, the latest developments in "AvX" or your favorite creator-owned book, CBR has you covered with its reviews index with over 5000 reviews from our knowledgeable staff.

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REVIEW: "Aquaman" #12

Doug Zawisza gives "Aquaman" #12 by Geoff Johns, Ivan Reis and Joe Prado 4 stars, saying every page is "an outstanding piece of art with stunning detail and crisp storytelling."

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REVIEW: "Locke & Key: Grindhouse" #1

Ryan K. Lindsay gives "Locke & Key: Grindhouse" #1 4.5 stars, calling the issue by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez "salacious, dirty, exploitative and titillating, making it exactly perfect."

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