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REVIEW: "Green Lantern" #0

Doug Zawisza gives "Green Lantern" #0 by Geoff Johns and Doug Mahnke, 4 stars, calling the first Arab Green Lantern Baz "a sympathetic character despite his obvious flaws."

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: DC Annuals,

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: DC Annuals, "Locke & Key: Grindhouse," "Morning Glories"

Last week, CBR's review staff dove into over 20 new releases and shared their thoughts on DC Annuals, "Locke & Key: Grindhouse" #1, "The Sixth Gun" #24, "Morning Glories" #21 and more.

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Check Out CBR's Reviews Index!

Whether it's the latest issue of the New 52, the latest developments in "AvX" or your favorite creator-owned book, CBR has you covered with its reviews index with over 5000 reviews from our knowledgeable staff.

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REVIEW: "Aquaman" #12

Doug Zawisza gives "Aquaman" #12 by Geoff Johns, Ivan Reis and Joe Prado 4 stars, saying every page is "an outstanding piece of art with stunning detail and crisp storytelling."

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REVIEW: "Locke & Key: Grindhouse" #1

Ryan K. Lindsay gives "Locke & Key: Grindhouse" #1 4.5 stars, calling the issue by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez "salacious, dirty, exploitative and titillating, making it exactly perfect."

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REVIEW: "Green Lantern Annual" #1

Doug Zawisza gives "Green Lantern Annual" #1 by Geoff Johns and Ethan Van Sciver 4 stars, saying the creative team brings "crazy ideas, comic book violence and fan favorite characters and concepts" to the issue.

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REVIEW: "American Vampire" #30

Ryan K. Lindsay gives "American Vampire" #30 4 stars, saying the creative team of writer Scott Snyder and artist Rafael Albuquerque "continues to fire on all cylinders."

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ADVANCE REVIEW: "Avenging Spider-Man" #11

James Hunt gives "Avenging Spider-Man" #11 4 stars saying the Aunt May team-up issue by Zeb Wells and Steve Dillon "an interesting concept and appropriate material for an anniversary special."

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Last Week's Comics Reviewed: "Before Watchmen: Dr. Manhattan," "Scalped"

Last week, CBR's review staff dove into over 25 new releases and shared their thoughts on "Buffy The Vampire Slayer: Spike" #1, "Scalped" #60, "Batman: Incorporated" #3, "Before Watchmen: Dr. Manhattan" #1 and more.

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5-STAR REVIEW: "Scalped" #60

Andy Liegl gives "Scalped" #60 5 stars saying the final issue by Jason Aaron and R.M. Guera tells "an un-confusingly layered story and total dedication from its creators are not lost elements in the modern market place."

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REVIEW: "America's Got Powers" #3

James Hunt gives Image Comics' "America's Got Powers" #3 by writer Jonathan Ross and artist Bryan Hitch 4 stars, saying Hitch "manages the flow of a page like a genuine master."

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SPINOFF REVIEW: "Premium Rush"

Burdened by confused tone, thin story and half-baked coincidences, fast-paced thriller "Premium Rush" still may be worthwhile viewing, if only for the performance of Michael Shannon as the delightfully unhinged villain.

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REVIEW: "Punisher" #14

Doug Zawisza gives "Punisher" #14 4.5 stars, saying the issue by Greg Rucka and Mico Suayan contains "solid art, great story, believable characters and lots of action."

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REVIEW: "Justice League Dark" #12

Doug Zawisza gives "Justice League Dark" #12 4 stars, saying the issue by writer Jeff Lemire and artist Mikel Janin is "innovative and fun, breathing new life into old concepts."

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REVIEW: "Amazing Spider-Man" #692

Doug Zawisza gives the 50th Anniversary Issue of "Amazing Spider-Man" #692 4 stars saying ongoing writer Dan Slott "continues to craft enjoyable stories from start to finish."

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REVIEW: "The Flash" #12

Doug Zawisza gives "The Flash" #12 4.5 stars, saying the issue by Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato is "completely unlike anything else being published right now."

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REVIEW: "Batman Incorporated" #3

Greg McElhatton gives "Batman Incorporated" #3 4.5 stars saying the issue by Grant Morrison and Chris Burnham "runs the risk of making everyone demand that their monthly comics are this good."

CSBG Joint Review -

CSBG Joint Review - "Before Watchmen: Rorschach" #1

CSBG's Chad Nevett and Brian Cronin continue their series of joint-reviews for the Before Watchmen comics with a look at Brian Azzarello and Lee Bermejo's' "Rorschach" #1!

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Last Week's Comics Reviewed: "Before Watchmen: Rorschach," "AvX"

Last week, CBR's review staff dove into nearly two dozen new releases and shared their thoughts on "Amazing Spider-Man" #691, "The Shade" #11, "Revival" #2, "Before Watchmen: Rorschach" #1 and more.

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REVIEW: "Hulk: Season One"

James Hunt gives "Hulk: Season One" by Fred Van Lente and Tom Fowler 4.5 stars calling the original graphic novel "accessible, interesting and technically accomplished."

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REVIEW: "The Shade" #11

Jennifer Cheng gives "The Shade" #11 by James Robinson and Frazer Irving 4 stars, saying the issue gives Irving "the chance to show off an extraordinary artistic imagination."

REVIEW: Azzarello & Chiang's

REVIEW: Azzarello & Chiang's "Wonder Woman" #12

As the current incarnation of "Wonder Woman" finishes it's first year, Greg McElhatton gives issue #12 4.5 stars, calling Brian Azzarello and Cliff Chiang's take on the Amazonian princess "a must-read."

REVIEW: Williams III & Blackman's

REVIEW: Williams III & Blackman's "Batwoman" #12

Greg McElhatton gives J.H. Williams III, W. Haden Blackman's "Batwoman" #12 4.5 stars, calling the Wonder Woman team-up "a reminder of how well Williams and Blackman have come to work together ... over the past year."

REVIEW: Caitlin R. Kiernan's

REVIEW: Caitlin R. Kiernan's "Alabaster: Wolves" #5

Greg McElhatton says "Caitlin R. Kiernan and Steve Lieber could teach a class about how to create a conclusion to a mini-series based on 'Alabaster: Wolves' #5," giving the issue 4 stars.

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SPINOFF REVIEW: "The Expendables 2"

Reuniting Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Dolph Lundgren and the other action all-stars, "The Expendables 2" is a surprisingly fun movie that improves on the original formula and avoids the worst pitfalls of the first film.

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Last Week's Comics Reviewed: "Spider-Men," "Batman"

Last week, the CBR Reviews team looked at 26 new titles including "Spider-Men" #4, "Batman" #12, "It Girl and the Atomics" #1, "Before Watchmen: Ozymandias" #2 and more!

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REVIEW: "Spider-Men" #4

James Hunt gives "Spider-Men" #4 by Brian Michael Bendis and Sara Pichelli 4.5 stars saying of the issue, "the dialogue and visuals combine into something far greater than the sum of their parts."

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REVIEW: "American Vampire: Lord of Nightmares" #3

Doug Zawisza gives "American Vampire: Lord of Nightmares" #3 by Scott Snyder and Dustin Nguyen 4 stars calling Nguyen's art "minimalistic, favoring economy and storytelling over detail and clutter."

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SPINOFF REVIEW: "The Bourne Legacy"

While director Tony Gilroy's "The Bourne Legacy" doesn't pack the punch of the early films in the franchise, it's visually stunning and boasts strong performances from stars Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz and Edward Norton.

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REVIEW: "Batman" #12

Greg McElhatton gives "Batman" #12 by Scott Snyder and Becky Cloonan 4.5 stars calling the issue "a genuinely pleasing detour that gives a strong focus" on new character Harper Row.

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Last Week's Comics Reviewed: "Daredevil" #16, ""Dial H" #4 and more

Last week, CBR's review staff weighedin with their thoughts on over twenty new releases, including the latest issues of "Dial H," "Daredevil," "Swamp Thing," "Hawkeye" and more.

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REVIEW: "Thief of Thieves" #7

Jennifer Cheng gives "Thief of Thieves" #7 by Robert Kirkman, Nick Spencer and Shawn Martinbrough 4.5 stars, calling the series from Image Comics "a solid contender for the best new ongoing title of 2012."

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REVIEW: "Swamp Thing" #12

Doug Zawisza gives "Swamp Thing" #12 4 stars, saying the issue by Scott Snyder, Jeff Lemire and Marco Rudy is "worthy of any classic team-up title from yesteryear."

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SPINOFF REVIEW: "ParaNorman"

With "ParaNorman," Laika has created a beautiful, endearing and frightening stop-motion classic that rivals the likes of "Coraline" and "The Fantastic Mr. Fox."

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REVIEW: "Avengers Vs. X-Men" #9

Doug Zawisza gives "Avengers Vs. X-Men" #9 by Jason Aaron and Adam Kubert4 stars, saying Marvel's mega-event "continues to offer up surprises and twists on traditional or stereotypically predictable plots."

ADVANCE REVIEW: Fraction & Aja's

ADVANCE REVIEW: Fraction & Aja's "Hawkeye" #1

Kelly Thompson gives Matt Fraction and David Aja's "Hawkeye" #1 4.5 stars, calling the inaugural issue "a smart, modern comic that pulsates with creativity."

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Last Week's Comics Reviewed: "Wolverine & the X-Men," "Green Lantern"

Last week, CBR's reviews team looked at a number of new releases including "Wolverine & the X-Men" #14, "Green Lantern" #11, "National Comics: Eternity" #1 and more.

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REVIEW: "Green Lantern" #11

Doug Zawisza gives "Green Lantern" #11 by Geoff Johns and Doug Mahnke 4 stars, saying Mahnke "continues to draw up some of the most grotesquely detailed characters Green Lantern has ever fought."

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REVIEW: "National Comics: Eternity" #1

Greg McElhatton gives "National Comics: Eternity" #1 4 stars, saying of the revival by Jeff Lemire, Cully Hamner and Derec Donovan, "This initial taste has me wanting more."

CSBG JOINT REVIEW -

CSBG JOINT REVIEW - "Before Watchmen: Comedian" #2

CSBG's Chad Nevett and Brian Cronin continue their series of joint-reviews for the Before Watchmen comics with a look at Brian Azzarello and JG Jones' "Comedian" #2

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