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Last Week's Comics Reviewed: "Spider-Gwen," "Fantastic Four" & More

Marvel hit a home run with Jason Latour & Robbi Rodriguez unleashing the solo "Spider-Gwen" the latest issue of James Robinson's "Fantastic Four."

REVIEW: Will Smith, Margot Robbie are the Best Thing About

REVIEW: Will Smith, Margot Robbie are the Best Thing About "Focus"

An insane amount of chemistry between the two leads, and a really clever dialogue, elevate this piece of good-not-great matinee entertainment.

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Last Week's Comics Reviewed: "The Valiant," "She-Hulk" Finale & More

Image Comics' "Secret Identities" had a classic debut, while superstars Grant Morrison and Jim Lee visited DC's "The Multiversity" and more.

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Pipeline - 2/17/2015

Pipeline - 2/17/2015

The "Big Hero 6" Blu-ray presents the movie well, though the total package is lacking. Plus, "All Star Batman and Robin" brings Black Canary and Batman together!

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Last Week's Comics Reviewed: "Displacement," "Thor," "Satellite Sam" Strive for Greatness

Lucy Knisley's latest travel comic, Marvel's Goddess of Thunder and the debuts of "Darth Vader" and Rafael Albuquerque's "Ei8ht" led a strong week.

REVIEW: Not Even Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore Can Save

REVIEW: Not Even Jeff Bridges and Julianne Moore Can Save "Seventh Son"

Jeff Bridges' scene-stealing performance is one of the few good things in this disappointing fantasy-adventure that not even The Dude would abide.

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REVIEW: "Jupiter Ascending" Quickly Descends Into a Pretty, Pricey Mess

Impressive action and set design can't save the Wachowskis' tale about the badass version of Barf from "Spaceballs" saving the universe’s prettiest toilet scrubber.

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Last Week's Comics Reviewed: "Batman" #38, "Gotham Academy" #4, "Sex Criminals" #10 & More

"Gotham Academy" #4 collects praise with a five-star review, while "Sex Criminals" #4 delivered another solid installment and notched four stars.

REVIEW: Fraction & Zdarsky's

REVIEW: Fraction & Zdarsky's "Sex Criminals" #10

Image Comics' "Sex Criminals "#10 by Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky is a "thoroughly enjoyable comic that achieves everything it sets out to do."

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REVIEW: "Black Sea's" Hunt For Nazi Gold Finds White-Knuckle Tension

Director Kevin Macdonald and star Jude Law deliver an uneven but gripping submarine thriller well worth the admission price.

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Last Week's Comics Reviewed: "Burning Fields," "Powers," "Rumble" and more!

An all-new "Powers" series gets four stars, while freshman release "Burning Fields" scores the same. Check out all of last week's comics right here.

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Last Week's Comics Reviewed: "Sam Zabel and the Magic Pen" "Star Wars" & More

"Sam Zabel and the Magic Pen" is on track to be one of the year's best while both "Jupiter's Legacy" and "Star Wars" received 4.5 stars/

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REVIEW: "Conan Red Sonja" #1 is "a Blast."

Gail Simone, Jim Zub and Dan Panosian's "Conan Red Sonja" #1 is "what a team-up gimmick looks like when it's done right."

ADVANCE REVIEW: Morrison and Burnham's

ADVANCE REVIEW: Morrison and Burnham's "Nameless" #1 is "Exquisite."

Morrison and Burnham's "Nameless" #1 has "a lot to focus on and love."

REVIEW: Busiek and Anderson's

REVIEW: Busiek and Anderson's "Astro City" #19

Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson's "Astro City" #19 "hits the mark over and over again."

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5-STAR REVIEW: "Sam Zabel and the Magic Pen" is "Highly Recommended"

Dylan Horrocks' long-anticipated "Sam Zabel and the Magic Pen" is "well worth the wait."

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REVIEW: "Batgirl" #38 is "A Winner"

Cameron Stewart, Brenden Fletcher & Babs Tarr's "attention to detail and ability to tell truly contemporary stories" make "Batgirl" #38 "a winner."

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: Image Dominates,

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: Image Dominates, "Ant-Man" & "Squirrel Girl" Debut Strong

Both of Marvel's debuts were near perfect while "The Humans, "Ody-C" and "The Fade Out" all raised the bar for last week's strong releases.

REVIEW: Aaron & Cassaday's

REVIEW: Aaron & Cassaday's "Star Wars" #1 is a 'Fitting, Superbly Constructed' Debut

Jason Aaron, John Cassaday and Laura Martin's "Star Wars" #1 welcomes alienated readers back while impressing existing ones.

Who Was the Best-Reviewed Writer in 2014?

Who Was the Best-Reviewed Writer in 2014?

While plenty of writers earned critical acclaim last year, only one pleased the critics more than all the others. See who landed on top in 2014!

Who Was the Best-Reviewed Artist in 2014?

Who Was the Best-Reviewed Artist in 2014?

Which comic book artist crushed the competition in terms of critical acclaim last year? Check out CBR's Reviews in Review to learn who was #1.

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REVIEW: "IXth Generation" #1 Takes Top Cow to the Future

Matt Hawkins and Stjepan Sejic's dystopian tale offers readers a refreshing take on Top Cow's stable of characters.

REVIEW: Pak, Kuder's

REVIEW: Pak, Kuder's "Action Comics" 'Continues to Impress'

As hell bubbles through into an isolated Smallville in Greg Pak and Aaron Kuder's "Action Comics" #38, all is not quite as it seems.

REVIEW: Brubaker & Phillips

REVIEW: Brubaker & Phillips "The Fade Out" #4 is 'Tremendous'

Ed Brubaker, Sean Phillips and Elizabeth Breitweiser demonstrate amazing synergy in the compelling "The Fade Out" #4.

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REVIEW: "The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl" #1 is "Outrageously Hilarious"

Ryan North, Erica Henderson and Maris Wicks' "The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl" #1 is just as unexpectedly amazing as the title's announcement.

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ADVANCE REVIEW: "Wolverines" #1 "A Strong, Solid Start"

Charles Soule and Nick Bradshaw's "Wolverines" debuts this week, with a "solid start" that needs a little more pizzazz in future installments.

Reviews in Review: CBR's Best Reviewed Comics, Creators of 2014

Reviews in Review: CBR's Best Reviewed Comics, Creators of 2014

A year's worth of CBR reviews -- 1,314, to be exact -- are translated into charts illustrating the best-reviewed comics and creators of 2014.

ADVANCE REVIEW: Spencer, Rosanas Aim High with

ADVANCE REVIEW: Spencer, Rosanas Aim High with "Ant-Man" #1

Nick Spencer and Ramon Rosanas' "Ant-Man" #1 is a near-perfect introduction to the next character marked for Marvel movie success.

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Last Week's Comics Reviewed: "SHIELD," "Bad Blood," "Abigail and the Snowman" & More

"Star Trek/Planet of the Apes: The Primate Directive" #1 pulls a three and a half star review, while "Abigail and the Snowman" #1 gets four stars.

REVIEW: Waid, Pacheco Take Readers On

REVIEW: Waid, Pacheco Take Readers On "A Fun Ride" in "SHIELD" #1

The opening issue of Mark Waid and Carlos Pacheco's new series is "fun and memorable," even if it's a little too Agent Coulson-centric,

REVIEW: Hickman, Dragotta's Apocalypse Ramps Up in

REVIEW: Hickman, Dragotta's Apocalypse Ramps Up in "East of West" #16

Jonathan Hickman and Nick Dragotta kick off year two of the apocalypse with an oversized issue "executed with precision and style."

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REVIEW: "Kingsman: The Secret Service" is a Summer Movie for Winter Audiences

Colin Firth and Samuel L. Jackson turn in viciously charming performances in unexpected roles in this fast-paced, if slightly bloated, spy film.

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Last Week's Comics Reviewed: "They're Not Like Us," "Nova," "Buffy" & More

The debut of Image's "They're Not Like Us" pulled four stars, while Dark Horse Comics' "Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10" also scored high marks.

REVIEW: Tynion & Antonio's

REVIEW: Tynion & Antonio's "Batman Annual" #3 is "Disturbingly Entertaining"

James Tynion IV and Roge Antonio deliver a "disturbingly entertaining" issue with the Joker-centric "Batman Annual" #3.

REVIEW: Gage & Isaacs'

REVIEW: Gage & Isaacs' "Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10" #10

Christos Gage and Rebekah Isaacs' "Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10" #10 is "another strong issue in a strong series."

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: Snyder, Marvel's Female Heroes Impress

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: Snyder, Marvel's Female Heroes Impress

Writer Scott Snyder snags two four-star reviews while Marvel "Storm," "Ms. Marvel" and "Black Widow" all bow stellar issues.

REVIEW: Gillen & McKelvie's

REVIEW: Gillen & McKelvie's "The Wicked + The Divine" #6

Kieron Gillen & Jamie McKelvie kick off a new storyarc in "The Wicked + The Divine" #6, an issue with "great promise for what's still to come."

REVIEW: Morrison & Stewart's

REVIEW: Morrison & Stewart's "The Multiversity: Thunderworld" #1

Grant Morrison and Cameron Stewart craft "a pretty-near pitch-perfect comic" with "The Multiversity: Thunderworld" #1, focusing on Shazam.

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