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Akropolis by Gigamic and Hachette BoardGames Coming Soon

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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 12-24-2013 @Marvel @IDWPublishing @DCComics @DynamiteComics


Here are the ratings for comics released 12-24-2013. Included are Marvel Comics' Avengers #24, IDW Publishing's Doctor Who Special 2013, DC Comics' Forever Evil #4 & Justice League #26, and Dynamite Entertainment's Robotech/Voltron #1. 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


Avengers #24.NOW - Rogue Planet


"ROGUE PLANET" - Part 1 of 5

Captain America and Iron Man plan for the next version of the Avengers.

A runaway planet is on a collision course with Earth.

A visitor from the future helps save the day.

AVENGERS #24.NOW = AVENGERS #1 IN ALL-NEW MARVEL NOW!

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Cover & Solicit - 4
Art, Colors & Inking - 5
Layout & Flow - 5
Story - 5
Verdict - 4.9 (10/10) - (Buy Avengers) SAVE 10%


Doctor Who Special 2013 #1 - The Girl Who Loved Doctor Who


In this special one-shot story celebrating the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who, a strange force flings the TARDIS and the Doctor into our own universe! Once here, the Doctor encounters a 10-year-old girl who happens to be a huge fan of the Doctor Who TV show. The Doctor grapples with being a fictional character and monsters lurking at the girl's school on the way to coming face-to-face with the actor who portrays him, Matt Smith!

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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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Forever Evil #4 - Hide and Seek


It’s all-out chaos as the DC Universe continues its march through darkness! War erupts across the Earth between the villains! Allegiances are formed! Rivals are murdered! And at center stage it’s Lex Luthor versus Batman—and their fight couldn’t come at a worse time as Deathstroke’s Hunting Party closes in on the world’s only hope against the Crime Syndicate!

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

Justice League #26 - Forever Numb


A FOREVER EVIL tie-in! Why has the Crime Syndicate really come to our Earth? What are their darkest secrets? And how will their actions fundamentally change the Justice League as we know it? Meanwhile, Grid controls the world’s power and communications, but what does he truly want from the Syndicate? Plus, a member of the League struggling to survive plots a path of return...and revenge.

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Cover & Solicit - 4
Art, Colors & Inking - 4
Layout & Flow - 4
Story - 5
Verdict - 4.4 (9/10) - (Buy Justice League) SAVE 10%

 Robotech/Voltron #1 - Part 1 of 5


Part 1 of 5. Two of the greatest anime legends of all time are about to collide in one epic saga! The Lion Force team face the return of a mysterious ancient adversary that could jeopardize the very existence of Voltron itself. The repercussions threaten to reach across the fabric of time and space, all the way to Earth. How will Roy Fokker and the Skull Squadron cope with such a new menace, especially with the Zentraedi looming over Macross Island? What opportunities will King Lotor pursue in a crisis like this?

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


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