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    Thursday, July 18, 2019

    He's BAAAACK! Check Out New Blog Droppings from the Uncanny Daryll B.

    Back in the saddle. Back from purgatory. Let's catch up on some books.
    Batman & The Outsiders 3 by Bryan Edward Hill, Dexter Soy, Veronica Gandini & Clayton Cowles: In the midst of the team’s search for Sofia, a member of the team has his resolve tested by their benefactor. Meanwhile, the Dragon’s Head is doing the same with Sofia. Recommended for Black Lightning fans and those who are fans of the Batman extended family (I.e. Detective Comics, Gotham Central, Shadow of the Bat)​
    Naomi 6 by David Walker, Brian Michael Bendis, Jamal Campbell & Wes Abbott: So I think by now all fans have seen the "name spoiler" but they understate the fact that a) the DC Multiverse comes back into play again with a Wonder Comics book. And b) For all the detractors at the beginning of this journey, Walker and Bendis have delivered a solid young, black heroine for DC. Now to the story, as her family's concerned about her well being, Naomi travels to learn the truth about her parents...​
    Wonder Twins 6 by Mark Russell, Stephen Byrne and Dave Sharpe: Zan and Jayna race against time to stop The Scrambler from disrupting the world, only to find out that a valued friend is also involved. Recommended for comic book fans who like more nuance and subtle satire in their Superhero fare.​
    Wonder Woman 74 by G Willow Wilson, Jesus Merino, Xermanico, Romulo Fajardo Jr & Pat Brosseau features Diana and her allies running into Empress Hippolyta as the search for her mother and the missing Amazons continues. If that statement confuses you? Go back and get/reread issue 73 now. Recommended for fans of mythology​
    Young Justice 7 by Brian Michael Bendis, John Timms, Dan Hipp, David LaFuente, Gabe Eltaeb & Wes Abbott: Get ready to hold onto your hats as the team is lost across the DC Multiverse. Stops include 2 very recognizable Earths to hardcore comic book fans: one that’s very animalistic and the other where some things went a little off the rails for the heroes. And we get to know a little bit more about Teen Lantern. ​
    Marvel Action Black Panther 2 by Kyle Baker, Juan Samu, David Garcia Cruz & Tom B. Long:First, for all those fans who say that the “Star Wars” Story in the regular series has lost them, Kyle Baker is writing a back to basics T’Challa story here. Now, the King and Shuri are trying to foil a dastardly plot and, well, something goes wrong (as usual)​
    Bitter Root Red Summer One Shot By David Walker, Chuck Brown, (Story 1) Sanford Greene, Daniela Miwa (Story 2) Lisa K Weber, Kelly Fitzpatrick (Story 3) Daniel Lish (Story 4) Chris Bruner, Rico Renzi (Story 5) Khary Randolph, Matt Herms (Story 6) Dietrich Smith, Anthony George, Clayton Cowles & John Jennings:  Want to know a bit more about the history of this Sangerye family of monster hunters? Here’s your guide to their triumphs and tragedies. I will say that for one character, my view on them has totally changed. And it probably isn't who you think it is....​
    Avengers 21 by Jason Aaron, Jason Masters, Jason Keith & VC’s Joe Caramagna: After the Vampire War and War of the Realms, the team has time to unwind...well not all of them. T’Challa meets with Director Coulson. Yep. We all know where this will be heading... Recommended for.... come on. We all know who would like to read Avengers by this point.​
    Champions 7 by Jim Zub, Steven Cummings, Marcio Menyz & VC’s Clayton Cowles convey a crisis of conscience for Ms. Marvel and Nova tries to get his helmet back from the Nova Corps...with one BIG revenge driven hinge. Things have just gotten even more complicated. Recommended for teen angst fans. ​
    Invisible Woman 1 by Mark Waid, Mattia De Iulis & VC’s Joe Caramagna: So it seems that Reed and Ben aren’t the only ones with high adventure pasts. The difference is, Sue’s take place AFTER she got her powers. There’s the hook as a secret agent acquaintance goes silent and she goes in to rescue him. Recommended to fans of FF...especially those of the Waid-Wieringo run. ​
    Ironheart 8 by Eve L Ewing, Luciano Vecchio, Geoff, Matt Milla & VC’s Clayton Cowles: After the Zombieville Chicago incident, Ri goes to a mystical expert and discovers that this Ten Rings thing has deeper ramifications than she thought. The RiRi world tour begins. Recommended for New Warriors fans and those who love young black heroes learning their way. Speaking of which...​
    Miles Morales, Spider-Man 8 by Saladin Ahmed, Javier Garron, David Curiel & VC's Travis Lanham: Beaten up. Trapped. Unmasked. Spider-Man is being put through the ringer by an unknown enemy only known as The Assessor. Things can’t get worse...right? This is​
    Secret Warps Weapon Hex by (Story 1) Al Ewing, Carlos Villa, Juan Vlasco, Carlos Lopez & VC’s Joe Caramagna (Story 2) Tim Seeley, Bob Quinn, Rachelle Rosenberg & Caramagna:The sequel to Infinity Warps continues as Weapon Hex takes on the forces of the Mad Ghost to rescue her sister Speed Weasel. In story 2, the sisters have a diner date which gets “weird” Recommended for fans of Amalgam, alternate realities and sorcery.​
    Star Wars 68 by Greg Pak, Phil Noto and VC’s Clayton Cowles A new creative team brings a new tale as our band of heroes are split apart on different missions. Luke on his own. Han and Leia. Chewbacca and C3PO. Wait. What? Yeah. I see your faces and well, theirs isn’t for the faint of heart. ​
    War of the Realms Omega by (Story 1) Jason Aaron, Ron Garney, Matt Milla & VC's Joe Sabino (Story 2) Al Ewing, Aaron, Cafu, Jesus Aburtov & Sabino (Story 3) Daniel Kibblesmith, Oscar Bazaldua, David Curiel & VC's Clayton Cowles: This one sees the fallout from the War affect the planet. Birth of a new Valkyrie. Thor has a “new” mantle. Frank Castle has a new mission statement. What of the Trickster God Loki? And after tasting godhood, how does Matt Murdock go back to “normal”?​
    Incidentals 19 by Ramon Govea, Brandon Easton, Jose Jaro, DC Alonso & Saida TemofonteA final showdown between teams. A defined mission statement. Unfortunately, not everyone you got to know through this series makes it out ok. And even if they do? Seven Days is on the horizon...​
    Noble 19 by Kevin Grievoux, Manuel Garcia, LeBeau Underwood, Jason Moore, Chris Sotomayor & Saida Temofonte: And some people thought that David and Astrid’s reunion would mean a watering down on the action? Wrong. WRONG! The cross country chase continues as the government seeks to silence the couple. ​
    Ah. That felt good. Not my best but I'm relearning my fastball. Got to relearn to do my snark on this thing. LOL Thanks For Reading! I hope you readers got intrigued by one or two of these books. Until Next Time, Keep Fantasizing!
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