Paradise Isn’t For Everyone: ‘Hellions #1’ Reviewed

There are mutants that just aren’t going to fit into the paradise on Krakoa. The Quiet Council must do something with them to protect other mutants, but they don’t want to stoop to the methods of humanity. Thankfully, Mister Sinister has a solution. Give them to him.

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No Reverence For The Gods: ‘Year Of The Villain: Hell Arisen #4’ Reviewed

Lex Luthor has gathered a new Legion of Doom to face down the Batman Who Laughs and his Infected Justice League at the Hall of Justice. Who will come out on top in the Year of the Villain?

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Victor Rides The Rails: ‘Doctor Doom #6’ Reviewed

Doctor Doom and Kang the Conqueror have fled south to Texas to avoid the mercenaries hired by Symkaria. Doom intends to head home to Latveria, and Kang is stuck with him for the time being. It looks like these two will have to get better acquainted with one another.

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The Clown Saves The Predator: ‘Year Of The Villain: Hell Arisen #3’ Reviewed

Lex Luthor is narrowly saved from the Batman Who Laughs’ Infected by none other the Joker. However, the Joker isn’t happy with Luthor, as Joker blames Lex for setting the Batman Who Laughs free in the first place. However, Luthor has a plan, and he needs the Joker for it.

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Review: Mother Is Unhappy In ‘Spirits Of Ghost Rider: Mother Of Demons #1’

Lilith was there in the beginning. She is the Mother of Demons and attempted to make a place for herself in Eden alongside Adam. After being cast out, she has schemed alongside Mephisto. Now, Johnny Blaze is the King of Hell, and she wants to take the throne from this pretender.

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The Destiny Of Doom: ‘Doctor Doom #5’ Reviewed

Doctor Doom is finally close to finding the woman of his destiny, Dr. Fruzsina Markovich. However, Silver Sable and Victorious are in New York now too, and they’re hunting for Victor. Plus, Blue Marvel and H.E.R.B.I.E are hot on Doom’s trail too.

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Who Made Him This Weak? ‘Star Wars: Darth Vader #1’ Reviewed

In the aftermath of their duel on Bespin, Darth Vader wants to more about the life of his son, Luke Skywalker. Vader wants to know what shaped him into a man and why he refused his father’s offer of power and leadership.

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The Apex Predator Retreats In Year Of The Villain: Hell Arisen #2

Lex Luthor is cornered by the Infected working on behalf of the Batman Who Laughs. Luthor shows his trademark resourcefulness and manages to escape. He begins to plan a counterattack while the Batman Who Laughs continues to advance dark plans of his own.

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What Lies Within The Black Journal? Hawkman #20 Reviewed

The Sky Tyrant has found the Black Journal, and he’s scoured it for secrets. He knows how he’ll extend his reincarnations now, in spite of Carter Halls protests. Meanwhile, Hawkwoman and the Atom race to help cure Hawkman of the infection.

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He’s Been Here All Along: Ruins Of Ravencroft Carnage #1 Review

Misty Knight and John Jameson come to oversee the reconstruction of the Ravencroft Institute for the Criminally Insane. Unfortunately, Mayor Fisk has a vested interest in the Institute as well. While Misty and Kingpin stare one another down, a construction worker finds an old journal about the history of Ravencroft.

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The Iron Face Of God: Doctor Doom #4 Reviewed

Doctor Doom has located an A.I.M. base where he believes his assassination order was given. He also hopes to learn more of about the utopian future he is supposed to bring about. Meanwhile, Victorious and Silver Sable meet on the border of Latveria and Symkaria.

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A War For Oblivion Begins In Year Of The Villain: Hell Arisen #1

Perpetua fears the power of the Dark Multiverse to undermind her, so she has ordered Apex Predator Lex Luthor to kill the Batman Who Laughs and end his influence on Earth-0. The Batman Who Laughs is ready for Luthor and rallies his Infected Secret Six to challenge Luthor.

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Doom Shall Rise Again: Doom 2099 #1 Reviewed

Doom has awakened in the year 2099, and there is a pretender about. Doom must fight through Thorites, Kingpins, and visions of Reed Richards if he is to dethrone the pretender and take is rightful place as the ruler of Latveria.

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Doom In Hell: Doctor Doom #3 Reviewed

Doctor Doom is dead, and he is now subject to eternal torment from Mephisto. However, Mephisto gives Doom a way out, but it may destroy Doom’s very soul. Meanwhile, Symkaria is readying to invade Latveria, and Victorious must defend her country.

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Two Kinds Of Legacy: Deathstroke #50 Reviewed

Deathstroke is here to fight Deathstroke. A version of Slade from another reality killed Hosun, and our Slade can’t let that slide. However, he wants to make sure his accounts our settled first. To that end, Slade calls on Isherwood to save Jericho from Lex Luthor’s gift.

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The Arrival Of The Sky Terror In Hawkman #18

Hawkman has fallen, and the Sky Terror has risen in his place. This version of Hawkman hails from Earth-3 and the Crime Syndicate. He is a brutal killer intent on extending his reincarnations as far into the future as possible. However, Carter Hall still lives in the back of Sky Terror’s mind, and he will do anything to keep Sky Terror from taking a life.

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What Makes A Villain? Deathstroke #49 Reviewed

Jericho ponders his own moral standing while thinking back on finding Rose and Terrence in a dumpster. They barely escaped the returned Deathstroke, and Joseph realizes Slade’s return is all his fault.

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Be Worthy Of The Family With Infected: King Shazam #1

The Batman Who Laughs infected Shazam with some kind of toxin which has driven the hero mad. He’s now tearing through the gods of various pantheons in the hopes of finding his equal. Mary Marvel will do anything to save her brother, even if it means beating some sense into him.

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The Coming Of The Doom Utopia: Doctor Doom #2 Reviewed

Doctor Doom has been framed for destroying the Antlion Project and killing over 2,500 people. Doom did not commit this crime, but he’s still given himself up to authorities. Is this the end for Doom? Or does Victor have another plan?

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Mr. Smiles Goes To Happyville In Joker: Killer Smile #1

Dr. Ben Arnell thinks that the Joker can be cured, and he’s willing to have sessions with the Clown Prince to prove that it can be done. The Joker is always game to play along, but is his brand of madness contagious? Will Arnell catch it?

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A Man Of The People – Year Of The Villain: Black Adam #1 Reviewed

The Infected Shazam is on his way to Kahndaq. He has designs on taking the country for himself, but Black Adam will not allow this happen. The two super-powered titans battle for the fate of Kahndaq, its people, and its future.

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Fear And Loathing In Latveria: Doctor Doom #1

Doctor Doom is back on the throne in Latveria, and he is being ridiculed by the world at large for his vocal disdain for a new “world-saving” program, Atlion Station. Unfortunately, Doom has many enemies, and they will use these televised comments against him and his country in a violent manner.

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The Clown Prince And The King Of Horror – Year Of The Villain: The Joker #1 Reviewed

The Joker has broken out of Arkham Asylum once again, but, this time, one of his followers joins him in the escape. That follower’s name is Jeremy, and he’s faced abuse over his mental health issues his entire life. The Joker taught him it was okay to be a little crazy, but that idolatry will be broken this night.

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To Raise The Magus: Thanos #6 Reviewed

Thanos and Gamora once again stare down Adam Magus. He is still too strong for the Mad Titan, but, as always, Thanos has a plan. Back on Zero Sanctuary, Ebony Maw and Proxima Midnight discover that they’ve lost control of the ship.

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There Is Only Luthor – Year Of The Villain: Lex Luthor #1

Lex Luthor is close to taking over the multiverse with the help of Perpetua, and he has more power than he could ever previously dream thanks to his victory over Martian Manhunter. He now wonders how things could have gone, and he explores the multiverse to observe his “peer” Lex Luthor’s.

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There Is Only Luthor – Year Of The Villain: Lex Luthor #1

Lex Luthor is close to taking over the multiverse with the help of Perpetua, and he has more power than he could ever previously dream thanks to his victory over Martian Manhunter. He now wonders how things could have gone, and he explores the multiverse to observe his “peer” Lex Luthor’s.

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Scream His Name: Absolute Carnage #3 Reviewed

Miles Morales has been taken by the hordes of Carnage, and Venom can only save the Scorpion. However, Eddie and the symbiote are at odds with how to move forward and only forge a tense truce. They make it back to the safehouse to find Spider-Man and a number of Avengers who have been infected with the codices. Unfortunately, Carnage is never far behind.

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The Gift Of Nothing – Year Of The Villain: The Riddler #1

The Riddler and King Tut have met up to lament their recent failures in their war against the Batman. Neither was bestowed a gift from Lex Luthor and the Legion of Doom, and they don’t understand why. However, Lex does visit Riddler, and Luthor’s gift for Nigma is…nothing.

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The Gift Of Nothing – Year Of The Villain: The Riddler #1

The Riddler and King Tut have met up to lament their recent failures in their war against the Batman. Neither was bestowed a gift from Lex Luthor and the Legion of Doom, and they don’t understand why. However, Lex does visit Riddler, and Luthor’s gift for Nigma is…nothing.

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A New Dawn, A New Slade: Deathstroke #47

Deathstroke is back, but is it the Slade Wilson we know? He doesn’t recognize Hosun, and he seems confused with what he hears about Rose and Jericho. Meanwhile, Rose confronts Red Arrow, and Jericho’s powers have begun changing his personality.

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