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Astonishing X-Men #31

The X-Men rescue Agent Brand as her shuttle crashes to Earth

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Phil Jimenez, Andy Lanning
Reviewer:
James Hunt
Wed, October 7th, 2009

X-Men Vs. Agents of Atlas #1

While making Utopia more hospitable, the X-Men come into conflict with the Agents of Atlas, who have invaded the X-Men's former base of operations hoping to use Cerebra.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Carlo Pagulayan, Jason Paz, Chris Samnee
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Wed, October 7th, 2009

Planetary #27

Ten years later, “Planetary” concludes as the team wraps up the final loose end: saving the Third Man.

Publisher:
Wildstorm
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
John Cassaday
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
Wed, October 7th, 2009

Daredevil #501

Andy Diggle and Roberto de la Torre take over "Daredevil" in such a smooth manner that other new creative teams should take note.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Andy Diggle
Artists:
Roberto de la Torre
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Tue, October 6th, 2009

Shang Chi: Master of Kung Fu #1

Shang Chi returns in a one-off anthology special.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman, Mike Benson, Charlie Huston, Robin Furth
Artists:
Kody Chamberlain, Tomm Coker, C. P. Smith, Enrique Romero, Paul Gulacy
Reviewer:
James Hunt
Tue, October 6th, 2009

New Mutants #5

The New Mutants team deal with the fallout from their recent adventures.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Zeb Wells
Artists:
Zachary Baldus
Reviewer:
James Hunt
Tue, October 6th, 2009

Hulk #15

Ian Churchill's new style is the best his art has looked, but it doesn't quite fit with this book.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeph Loeb
Artists:
Ian Churchill, Mark Farmer
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Mon, October 5th, 2009

Sherlock Holmes #5

Did Sherlock Holmes kill a man? Find out in the conclusion of “The Trial of Sherlock Holmes.”

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Leah Moore, John Reppion
Artists:
Aaron Campbell
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
Mon, October 5th, 2009

Doctor Voodoo: Avenger of the Supernatural #1

This series might have potential, but it's only hinted at in the first issue.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Jefte Palo
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
Mon, October 5th, 2009

Haunt #1

Fans of McFarlane will like it, the rest of us not so much.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Robert Kirkman
Artists:
Greg Capullo, Ryan Ottley, Todd McFarlane
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
Sun, October 4th, 2009

Blackest Night: Titans #2

"Blackest Night: Titans" is rapidly proving to be every negative pre-impression that you heard about the "Blackest Night" crossover.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J.T. Krul
Artists:
Ed Benes, Scott Williams
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Sun, October 4th, 2009

Thunderbolts #136

Andy Diggle's "Thunderbolts" is fun, but I wish he'd been in charge when "Dark Reign" wasn't happening.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Andy Diggle
Artists:
Pop Mahn, Carlos Rodriguez
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Sun, October 4th, 2009

Punisher Annual #1

Remender's joined by Jason Pearson on this Annual, but, as fun as it is, it's still just an interlude.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Jason Pearson
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
Sat, October 3rd, 2009

Green Lantern #46

"Blackest Night" leads to some "Uneasy Alliances," indeed. And Mahnke's the right man to draw that type of thing.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy, Tom Nguyen
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
Sat, October 3rd, 2009

Astro City: Astra Special #1

Astra fans rejoice! One of the most popular "Astro City" characters returns to the spotlight, and age hasn't diminished her charms.

Publisher:
Wildstorm
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Brent Anderson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Thu, October 1st, 2009

Teen Titans #75

DC has decided the seventy-fifth issue of "Teen Titans" needs to be celebrated. Well, sort of. Beast Boy returns to this team, and another former "Teen Titan" also winds up back at the tower.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Felicia D. Henderson, Sean McKeever
Artists:
Joe Bennett, Jack Jadson, Yildiray Cinar, Julio Ferreira
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Thu, October 1st, 2009

Secret Warriors #8

Norman Osborn has a gun trained on Nick Fury. He doesn’t miss.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Alessandro Vitti
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
Thu, October 1st, 2009

Thor #603

Straczynski’s writing drags a little in this issue, but Marko Djurdjevic delivers some of his best interior work yet.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
J. Michael Straczynski
Artists:
Marko Djurdjevic, Danny Miki
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
Wed, September 30th, 2009

Spider-Man: The Clone Saga #1

Past Spider-Man writers Tom DeFalco and Howard Mackie return to tell the Spider-Clone Saga right, except instead of being drawn out, it feels too compressed and cramped.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Tom DeFalco, Howard Mackie
Artists:
Todd Nauck, Victor Olazaba
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
Wed, September 30th, 2009

Die Hard: Year One #1

Fans of “Die Hard” may want to stay away from this slow, disjointed first issue. Unless they like overwritten captions that seem completely unnecessary.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Howard Chaykin
Artists:
Stephen Thompson
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
Wed, September 30th, 2009

Wonder Woman #36

A warrior without a country, Wonder Woman's path takes her back into conflict with Achilles. This issue also features a breakup, an uneasy alliance, and the start of a new storyline.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gail Simone
Artists:
Aaron Lopresti, Matt Ryan
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Wed, September 30th, 2009

Existence 2.0 #3

This fast-paced, complex, intricate series comes to an action-packed end.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Nick Spencer
Artists:
Ronald Salas
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
Tue, September 29th, 2009

Muppet Peter Pan #1

Sam the Eagle is on hand to try and save the story from being outsourced and quickly shames the "narrator" into being quiet. Yes, this is Muppets-type entertainment from the start.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Grace Randolph
Artists:
Amy Mebberson
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Tue, September 29th, 2009

Mickey Mouse and Friends #296

BOOM! Kids continues to offer the Disney-related comic book goodness! Picking up where Gemstone left off, this issue features a full-length tale of Mickey Mouse.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Stefano Ambrosio
Artists:
Lorenzo Pastrovicchio, Roberto Santillo, Marco Giglione
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Tue, September 29th, 2009

Justice League of America #37

This issue is the last issue before the much-anticipated creative team of James Robinson and Mark Bagley climb aboard, but that's not the entire story. The JLA (sort of) appears here too.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Len Wein
Artists:
Tom Derenick, Dan Green, Marlo Alquiza, Jonathan Glapion, Rob Hunter, Walden Wong
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Sun, September 27th, 2009

Avengers: The Initiative #28

While the "Dark Reign" banner doesn't fly on the cover of this title, Norman Osborn makes an appearance and presses his influence into Camp HAMMER, the training grounds of the Initiative.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Christos N. Gage
Artists:
Rafa Sandoval, Roger Bonet
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Sun, September 27th, 2009

Ms. Marvel #45

It appears as though one way or another, Karla Sofen's time in the Ms. Marvel tights is coming to an end. Who is going to end it and how is where the fun comes in.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Reed
Artists:
Philippe Briones
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Sun, September 27th, 2009

Superman: Blackest Night #2

Superman and Superboy keep trying to punch Black Lantern Earth-2 Superman into submission, but punching doesn't work so well against the Black Lanterns. The Earth-2 Superman is not the only Black Lantern they have to worry about, either.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Eddy Barrows, Ruy Jose, Julio Ferreira
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Sun, September 27th, 2009

Detective Comics #857

Williams, Stewart, Hamner, McCaig... best looking superhero comic you’re going to find on the shelves.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
J.H. Williams III, Cully Hamner
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
Thu, September 24th, 2009

Superman/Batman #64

A prelude to an unannounced story that won’t happen until January at least (if then)? A clichéd, boring story at that! Don’t get this comic.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Joe Casey
Artists:
Scott Kolins
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
Thu, September 24th, 2009

Fantastic Four #571

"Fantastic Four" continues to be exciting and fun over Jonathan Hickman's watch, even if the FF appear to all be on steroids.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Dale Eaglesham
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Thu, September 24th, 2009

Uncanny X-Men #515

"Uncanny X-Men" starts "Nation X" here, with a surprisingly thoughtful look at just what the team's new status quo means.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Greg Land, Jay Leisten
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Thu, September 24th, 2009

No Hero #7

Things get worse. Somehow. After last issue, you wouldn’t think that possible, but here we are.

Publisher:
Avatar Press
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Juan Jose Ryp
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
Thu, September 24th, 2009

Wednesday Comics #12

Many satisfying conclusions, and a job well done.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
John Arcudi, Brian Azzarello, Kyle Baker, Eddie Berganza, Dave Bullock, Kurt Busiek, Ben Caldwell, Dan DiDio, Brenden Fletcher, Neil Gaiman, Dave Gibbons, Vinton Heuck, Karl Kerschl, Adam Kubert, Jimmy Palmiotti, Paul Pope, Walter Simonson
Artists:
Michael Allred, Kyle Baker, Lee Bermejo, Dave Bullock, Ben Caldwell, Amanda Conner, Sean Galloway, Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Karl Kerschl, Joe Kubert, Kevin Nowlan, Paul Pope, Joe Quinones, Eduardo Risso, Ryan Sook, Brian Stelfreeze
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
Wed, September 23rd, 2009

Giant Size Old Man Logan #1

Ending years of pacifistic behaviour, Logan unsheathes the claws to take down the gang responsible for the death of his family.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Millar
Artists:
Steve McNiven, Dexter Vines, Mark Morales
Reviewer:
James Hunt
Wed, September 23rd, 2009

Dark X-Men: The Confession #1

Cyclops and Frost finally discuss the secrets threatening to tear them apart.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Craig Kyle, Chris Yost
Artists:
Bing Cansino, Roland Paris
Reviewer:
James Hunt
Wed, September 23rd, 2009

Bart Simpson’s Treehouse of Horror #15

An unexpected possibility for best comic of the week, this issue is stocked with great indie cartoonists who bring the funny and the weird to this year’s edition of this annual book.

Publisher:
Bongo Comics
Writer:
Jeffrey Brown, Jordan Crane, C.F., Tim Hensley, Ben Jones, John Kerschbaum, Ted May, Will Sweeney, Matthew Thurber, John Vermilyea
Artists:
Jeffrey Brown, Jordan Crane, C.F., Sammy Harkham, Kevin Huizenga, Ben Jones, John Kerschbaum, Will Sweeney, John Vermilyea
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
Wed, September 23rd, 2009

Superman: Secret Origin #1

Geoff Johns and Gary Frank offer a fresh new take on an old story. What's that? You've seen fresh new takes on Superman before? Well, this one is also a good read too.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Gary Frank, Jon Sibal
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Wed, September 23rd, 2009

Marvel Zombies Return #4

"Pride and Prejudice and Zombies" author Seth Grahame-Smith joins the fray, and it's surprisingly unsurprising.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Seth Grahame-Smith
Artists:
Richard Elson
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
Wed, September 23rd, 2009

Vengeance of the Moon Knight #1

Moon Knight returns to New York with a new mission in mind –- becoming a proper superhero.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Gregg Hurwitz
Artists:
Jerome Opena
Reviewer:
James Hunt
Tue, September 22nd, 2009
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