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REVIEW: "X-Men" #38

Greg McElhatton gives "X-Men" #36 4 stars, calling writer Seth Peck and artist Paul Azaceta's debut issue "a pleasant surprise" and "a fun and compelling comic."

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REVIEW: "Detective Comics" #14

Doug Zawisza gives "Detective Comics" #14 4.5 stars, calling the issue by John Layman and Jason Fabok "masterfully balanced with action, intrigue, character development and some damn good art."

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REVIEW: "AvX: Consequences" #5

Greg McElhatton gives "AvX: Consequences" #5 by Kieron Gillen and Gabriel Hernandez Walta 4 stars, saying the final issue of the "Avengers Vs. X-Men" epilogue "opened and closed a success."

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REVIEW: "Swamp Thing" #14

Doug Zawisza gives "Swamp Thing" #14 4 stars, calling the "Rotworld" issue by writer Scott Snyder and artist Yanick Paquette "familiar and creepy, unexpected and exciting."

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REVIEW: "Deadpool" #1

Kelly Thompson gives "Deadpool" #1 by Gerry Duggan, Brian Posehn and Tony Moore 4.5 stars, saying the Merc With A Mouth's Marvel NOW! debut has "a clever concept that leaves lots of room for chaos and destruction."

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REVIEW: "Iron Man" #1

James Hunt gives Kieron Gillen and Greg Land's "Iron Man" #1 4 stars, calling the Marvel NOW! launch issue "sees Tony Stark heading into uncharted waters and, crucially, makes a convincing argument for readers to tag along."

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: Snyder's

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: Snyder's "Swamp Thing" Annual #1, Spencer's "Bedlam" #1

Last week, the CBR Reviews staff looked at over 20 new releases including Scott Snyder's "American Vampire" #32, "A+X" #1, "Wolverine and the X-Men" #19, Vertigo's "Ghosts" #1 anthology and more.

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REVIEW: "Aquaman" #13

Doug Zawisza gives "Aquaman" #13 4 stars, saying the issue by Geoff Johns, Ivan Reis, Joe Prado and Julio Ferriera "does a great job bringing all of the numerous plots, subplots and characters into focus."

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REVIEW: "Justice League Dark Annual" #1

Doug Zawisza gives "Justice League Dark Annual" #1 4.5 stars, saying the issue by Jeff Lemire and Mikel Janin is "a great story filled with incredible characters" and "a complete -- and completely entertaining -- adventure."

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REVIEW: "American Vampire" #32

Greg McElhatton gives Scott Snyder and Rafael Albequerque's "American Vampire" #32 4.5 stars, saying the creators deliver "in such an entertaining manner that it's hard to not get more excited with each passing page."

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REVIEW: "Ultimate Comics Spider-Man" #16.1

James Hunt gives "Ultimate Comics Spider-Man" #16.1 4.5 stars, calling the first-ever Ultimate Point One issue by Brian Bendis and David Marquez "an essential purchase for anyone who has even the slightest interest in the character."

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REVIEW: "Swamp Thing Annual" #1

Greg McElhatton gives "Swamp Thing Annual" #1 by Scott Snyder, Scott Tuft, Becky Cloonan, Andrew Belanger and Karl Kershl 4 stars, calling the issue "the perfect way to use the Annual format."

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REVIEW: "Wolverine and the X-Men" #19

Greg McElhatton gives "Wolverine and the X-Men" #19 by Jason Aaron and Nick Bradshaw 4 stars, saying, "if there was only one X-Men title that I could read, I think it would be this one."

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REVIEW: "Batman: Li'l Gotham" #1

Greg McElhatton gives the digital-first "Batman: Li'l Gotham" #1 4 stars, calling the issue by Dustin Nguyen and Derek Fridolfs "a great usage of the digital delivery medium."

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REVIEW: "Bedlam" #1

Jennifer Cheng gives Nick Spencer & Riley Rossmo's "Bedlam" #1 4 stars, saying the issue is "a promising mix of concept and character, creepy and clever, funny and grotesque."

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: Rucka's

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: Rucka's "Punisher: War Zone" #1, "Talon" #1

Last week, the CBR Reviews staff looked at over 25 new releases including Grant Morrison's "Batman Incorporated" #4, Brandon Graham's "Multiple Warheads: Alphabet to Infinity" #1 & "Prophet" #30, "Ghost" #1 and more.

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REVIEW: "Captain America & Black Widow" #638

Kelly Thompson gives "Captain America & Black Widow" #638 by Cullen Bunn and Francesco Francavilla 4 stars, calling it "a beautiful issue both engaging and impeccably executed from a storytelling perspective."

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REVIEW: "The Fury of Firestorm" #13

Doug Zawisza gives "The Fury of Firestorm" #13 4 stars, saying the first issue of Dan Jurgens' run contains "classic page layouts, artwork, pacing and dialog" from the creator.

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REVIEW: "Ghost" #1

Greg McElhatton gives "Ghost" #1 4 stars, calling the kick-off to the new ongoing by Kelly Sue DeConnick and Phil Noto "actually much stronger than the original series that inspired it."

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REVIEW: "Batman Incorporated" #4

Greg McElhatton gives "Batman Incorporated" #4 4 stars, saying the issue by Grant Morrison and Chris Burnham has "a fun nature to it that will keep you eagerly reading from one month to the next."

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REVIEW: "Journey Into Mystery" #645

James Hunt gives "Journey Into Mystery" #645 4.5 stars, calling Kieron Gillen's final issue with artist Stephanie Hans "a heavy issue that's dense in literary, dramatic and emotional terms."

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5-STAR REVIEW: "Punisher War Zone" #1

Doug Zawisza gives "Punisher War Zone" #1 by Greg Rucka and Carmine Di Giandomenico 5 stars, saying the inaugural issue "forever changes the footprint the Punisher leaves on the Marvel Universe."

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SPINOFF REVIEW: "Skyfall"

James Bond, and star Daniel Craig, are in top form in "Skyfall," an outstanding entry in the 50-year-old franchise that introduces a thoroughly modern (and instantly classic) villain while elevating the role of 007's MI6 colleagues.

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Last Week's Comics Reviewed: "Hawkeye" #3, "Harbinger" #5

Last week, the CBR Reviews staff looked at over 20 new releases including "Catwoman" #13, a "Death of the Family" tie-in, "Marvel NOW! Point One" #1, "Sword of Sorcery" #1, "Star Wars: Agent of the Empire -- Hard Targets" #1 and more.

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REVIEW: "Captain Marvel" #5

Kelly Thompson gives "Captain Marvel" #5 by Kelly Sue DeConnick with art by Emma Rios 4 stars, saying Rios "embraces the bold sassy tone of DeConnick's plot and dialogue and runs with it."

REVIEW: Waid & Samnee's

REVIEW: Waid & Samnee's "Daredevil" #19

Ryan K. Lindsay gives "Daredevil" #19 by Mark Waid with art by Chris Samnee 4 stars, saying series writer Waid is "back on pitch perfect form for Daredevil."

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REVIEW: "Wonder Woman" #13

Greg McElhatton gives Brian Azzarello and Tony Akins' "Wonder Woman" #13 4 stars, calling the issue "a great example of how well a reboot of a company's line of comics can work with the right creators."

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REVIEW: "Batwoman" #13

Greg McElhatton gives "Batwoman" #13 4.5 stars, saying the team-up issue by J.H. Williams III and W. Haden Blackman "feels like a textbook case on how to handle a guest-star."

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5-STAR REVIEW: "Hawkeye" #3

Kelly Thompson gives Matt Fraction and David Aja's "Hawkeye" #3 5 stars, calling the issue "something surprisingly simple and honest that calls back to comics roots but effortlessly re-invents it."

REVIEW: Sean Murphy's

REVIEW: Sean Murphy's "Punk Rock Jesus" #4

Jennifer Cheng gives "Punk Rock Jesus" #4 by Sean Murphy 4.5 stars, saying, "Not only does [the issue] dare to dream, but it succeeds in its ambitions."

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Last Week's Comics Reviewed: "Uncanny Avengers" #1, "Batman" #13

Last week, the CBR Reviews staff looked at over 20 new releases including Rick Remender's and John Cassaday's "Uncanny Avengers" #1 for Marvel NOW! and Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo's "Death of the Family" in "Batman" #13.

REVIEW: Hickman's

REVIEW: Hickman's "Fantastic Four" #611

Doug Zawisza gives Jonathan Hickman & Ryan Stegman's final issue of "Fantastic Four" 4 stars, saying, "the legacy Hickman leaves with 'Fantastic Four' is undeniably impressive."

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REVIEW: "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" #19

Greg McElhatton gives "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" #19 4 stars, calling the introduction of Billy the Vampire Slayer by Jane Espenson and Karl Moiline "my favorite issue of the new series to date."

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REVIEW: "Ultimate Comics X-Men" #17

Kelly Thompson gives "Ultimate Comics X-Men" #17 by Brian Wood and Carlo Barberi 4 stars, saying the issue "delivers a devastating conclusion that will have readers anxious for the next issue."

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REVIEW: "Stumptown" #2

Doug Zawisza gives "Stumptown" #2 4 stars, saying the issue by Greg Rucka and Matthew Southworth "is nothing at all like any of the other comics that came out this week."

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REVIEW: "AvX: Consequences" #1

Greg McElhatton gives "AvX: Consequences" #1 by Kieron Gillen and Tom Raney 4 stars, calling the first issue of the "AvX" follow-up "a project that's on track for a strong finish."

REVIEW: Remender & Cassaday's

REVIEW: Remender & Cassaday's "Uncanny Avengers" #1

Doug Zawisza gives "Uncanny Avengers" #1 by Rick Remender and John Cassaday 4.5 stars, calling the Marvel NOW! launch title a "smart, action-packed narrative that covers the vast range of the Marvel U in wide, sweeping strokes."

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Last Week's Comics Reviewed: "Avengers Vs. X-Men" #12, "The Boys" #71 & More

Last week, CBR's review staff took on over 20 new releases including John Layman's "Detective Comics" #13, as well as "Avengers Vs. X-Men" #12, "Daredevil: End Of Days" #1, "Fairest" #8 and more.

REVIEW: Layman's

REVIEW: Layman's "Detective Comics" #13

Greg McElhatton gives "Detective Comics" #13 4 stars, saying of John Layman and Jason Fabok's inaugural issue of the series, "if this first issue is any indication, we're in for some good times ahead."

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REVIEW: "Avengers Vs. X-Men" #12

James Hunt takes on the final installment of Marvel Comics' "Avengers Vs. X-Men," calling the conclusion by Jason Aaron and Adam Kubert "the finale the creative minds (and fans) were hoping for."

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