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One Word or Less Comic Reviews for August 16th, 2017

Reviewed this week, in ascending order of awesome:

Dark Nights: Metal #1

Bitch Planet: Triple Feature #3

Cave Carson Has a Cybernetic Eye #11

Black Cloud #5

Spider-Men II #2

Curse Words #7

Mighty Thor #22

Poe Dameron #18

Star Wars #34

U.S.Avengers #9

Kaijumax: Season Three #2

Astro City #46

Ultimates² #100

Southern Bastards #17

Batman #29

-I COULD NOT WITHSTAND THE METAL

Scott Snyder is one of my ten favorite comic writers of the past ten years, no question. So while I am very worn out on company-wide, high-stakes crossover events, and especially uninterested with the goings-on of the Justice League for the past few years, I decided to dip my toes into Dark Nights: Metal. Like many of the books I criticize in these writeups, it’s not that it was bad. It just didn’t hook me and I needed for it to do so.

Much of what I’ve seen of Metal seemed to be in line with Snyder’s All Star Batman: a high-octane dumb ride with solid dilemmas and thrilling action. I figured I could do with a popcorn version of the DCU, and that’s what I got…in the first half of this issue. The second half was dangerously expository and weighed the affair down quite a bit.

So where do I fall after reading this? I’m in the same spot I was in after an issue or two of Rebirth and Secret Empire. I’m curious to see what happens, but don’t feel the need to go along for the ride.

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