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Hachette Games and Gigamic announced the upcoming tile placement game Akropolis will be coming to the US on July 1st 2022. "Construct the most prestigious Akropolis and develop cohesive districts for your citizens. As you create new buildings, you will expand your city - either spreading out or building up. The higher your stacks of tiles, the more valuable the buildings! Just make sure you don't run out of stone; it's a finite and valuable resource for every architect!" Gameplay Overview Take on the role of an architect and build your own akropolis in ancient Greece. Try to construct districts of similar buildings and stack them high to increase their value. Add plazas as multipliers for even more points! Each turn, choose an available tile and add it to your city. The further down the construction site the tile is, the more stone you'll need to pay to take it. Immediately add the tile to your city, either expanding outward or stacking higher. Once all tiles hav

Ratings for Comics Released 12-18-2013 Part 4 @ImageComics @Marvel @IDWPublishing @DarkHorseComics


Here are the ratings for comics released 12-18-2013; Part 4. Included are Image Comics' Saga #17 & Ten Grand #6, Marvel Comics' Secret Avengers #13, IDW Publishing's Star Trek #28 & Teenage Mutant Ninja Turltes #29, and Dark Horse Comics' Star Wars: Dark Times - A Spark Remains #5, Star Wars: Darth Vader and the Cry of Shadows #1, Star Wars: Dawn of the Jedi - Force War #2, & Star Wars Legacy #10. Let me know your opinion or if you have any questions and want to discuss anything just leave a comment.


See the Review Rating Overview page for more information on how I rate each comic


Saga #17 - Chapter Seventeen


Prince Robot IV gets everyone into trouble.

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Cover & Solicit - 3
Art, Colors & Inking - 4
Layout & Flow - 4
Story - 4
Verdict - 3.9 (8/10) - (Saga) SAVE 10%


Secret Avengers #13 - Mission 013: How To MA.I.M. A Mockingbird, Part Two of Five


HOW TO MAIM A MOCKINGBIRD, Part Two

Secret Avengers are taken down by A.I.M.?!

Taskmaster and Mockingbird go full stealth mode as the entire A.I.M. island searches for them.

A.I.M.'s secrets are spilled. Forson's wild card is revealed. A team member down.

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Cover & Solicit - 3
Art, Colors & Inking - 3
Layout & Flow - 5
Story - 5
Verdict - 4.1 (8/10) 
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Star Trek #28 - The Khitomer Conflict Part 4 of 4


The climactic chapter of the Klingon-Romulan War! Kirk and the Enterprise have one last chance to prevent galaxy-wide cataclysm... but at what cost to the crew? Star Trek Into Darkness writer/producer Roberto Orci oversees this all-new story set in the aftermath of the blockbuster film!

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Cover & Solicit - 3
Art, Colors & Inking - 3
Layout & Flow - 5
Story - 5
Verdict - 4.1 (8/10) - (Buy Star Trek) SAVE 10%

Star Wars: Dark Times - A Spark Remains #5 - Part 5


The fight is on! Darth Vader and his numerous forces are besieged with death traps. A showdown with the Jedi who lured Vader to this doom is inevitable—and now Darth Vader is angry. Do not underestimate the power of an angry Sith!

Vader enraged, Jedi unleashed—the end is nigh!

Artist Doug Wheatley returns!

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Cover & Solicit - 4
Art, Colors & Inking - 4
Layout & Flow - 5
Story - 5
Verdict - 4.6 (9/10) - (Buy Star Wars) SAVE 10%

Star Wars: Darth Vader and the Cry of Shadows #1 - Part One


During the Clone Wars, a single trooper—left for dead during battle—comes to hate the Jedi generals who abandoned him. Years later, he lives on, bitter and angry, until hearing tales of a great warrior. Now, this clone believes he may have found the leader he should have been following all along . . . Darth Vader!

All-new series starring Darth Vader!

Tim Siedell (@badbanana) has one of Time’s 140 Best Twitter Feeds!

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Cover & Solicit - 3
Art, Colors & Inking - 3
Layout & Flow - 5
Story - 4
Verdict - 3.7 (7.5/10) - (Buy Star Wars) SAVE 10%


Star Wars: Dawn of the Jedi - Force War #2 - Part Two



The Je’daii go on the offensive against the invading Rakatan Empire!

Xesh uses his Force Hound training to locate the Rakatan command center, which sparks an ambitious plan: infiltrate the enemy stronghold and kill the supreme commander. But Xesh has not accounted for a traitor in his own ranks!

The war that determines the future of the Jedi!

John Ostrander and Jan Duursema pull out all the stops!

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Cover & Solicit - 4
Art, Colors & Inking - 4
Layout & Flow - 5
Story - 5
Verdict - 4.6 (9/10) 
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Star Wars: Legacy #10 - Outcasts of the Broken Ring, Part Five


With a little help from her friends, Ania Solo is leading the Mon Calamari slaves to freedom . . . Don’t bother telling her the odds of anyone coming out alive against an enormous force of armed pirates!

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Cover & Solicit - 4
Art, Colors & Inking - 3
Layout & Flow - 5
Story - 5
Verdict - 4.3 (8.5/10) - (Buy Star Wars) SAVE 10%

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #29 - Northampton Part 1


Recovering from the events of City Fall, the Turtles seek sanctuary in the countryside. They bring with them new questions, tension within the family - and a stowaway! Don't miss this first issue of the newest TMNT arc, 'Northampton'!

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Cover & Solicit - 4
Art, Colors & Inking - 4
Layout & Flow - 5
Story - 5
Verdict - 4.6 (9/10) - (Buy Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) SAVE 10%

Ten Grand #6 - See Me


Why has a wounded angel been chained and imprisoned on the outskirts of hell for a hundred thousand years? And why should Joe Fitzgerald care enough to help her, since it'll just slow him down in his search for Laura? Knowing that his actions could result in his permanent death, and with a civil war breaking out in heaven, Joe must make a fateful decision that will endanger not only his soul, but the soul of the woman he loves more than life itself.

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Cover & Solicit - 3
Art, Colors & Inking - 3
Layout & Flow - 4
Story - 4
Verdict - 3.6 (7/10) - (Buy Ten Grand) SAVE 10%

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