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Cyclops #6

John Layman and Javier Garrón climb aboard the Starjammer to join in the spacefaring adventures as the new half of the creative team in "Cyclops" #6.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
John Layman
Artists:
Javier Garron
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Fri, October 24th, 2014

Amazing X-Men #12

Craig Kyle, Chris Yost, Carlos Barberi and Iban Coello wrap up "World War Wendigo" in "Amazing X-Men" #12, but there's nothing new in this flat retread of the Wendigo attacking humanity.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Craig Kyle, Chris Yost
Artists:
Carlos Barberi, Iban Coello, Marc Deering, Livesay, Walden Wong
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Fri, October 24th, 2014

Superman #35

"Superman" #35 looks great thanks to John Romita Jr., Klaus Janson, and Laura Martin, but Geoff Johns's story of Ulysses is starting to repeat itself a bit.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
John Romita Jr, Klaus Janson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Thu, October 23rd, 2014

Catwoman #35

"Catwoman" #35 puts Selina Kyle on a strange new path in this comic book from writer Genevieve Valentine and artist Garry Brown.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Genevieve Valentine
Artists:
Garry Brown
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Thu, October 23rd, 2014

Earth 2: World's End #3

A large creative roster headed up by writer Daniel H. Wilson team up for a nice looking but very average "Earth 2: World's End" #3, where the heroes fight off Apokolips' forces -- again.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Daniel H. Wilson, Marguerite Bennett, Mike Johnson
Artists:
Eddy Barrows, Tyler Kirkham, Eduardo Pansica, Jorge Jimenez, Paulo Siqueira, Eber Ferreira, Joe Weems, Jaime Mendoza, Cam Smith
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
Wed, October 22nd, 2014

AXIS: Hobgoblin #1

Kevin Shinick and Javier Rodriguez show readers what it takes to become heroic following Roderick Kingsley's plan in "AXIS: Hobgoblin" #1.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kevin Shinick
Artists:
Javier Rodriguez, Alvaro Lopez
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Wed, October 22nd, 2014

Deathstroke #1

Tony S. Daniel pulls double-duty, writing and drawing Slade Wilson and company in "Deathstroke" #1.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tony S. Daniel
Artists:
Tony S. Daniel, Sandu Florea
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Wed, October 22nd, 2014

The Multiversity: The Just #1

Grant Morrison and Ben Oliver's "The Multiversity: The Just" #1 takes the concept of legacy heroes to its natural conclusion, as ennui-filled hipsters can't see what's coming even as it's about to destroy them.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Ben Oliver
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Wed, October 22nd, 2014

Father's Day #1

A hitman in hiding is tracked down by his daughter and more in "Father's Day" #1 by Mike Richardson and Gabriel Guzman.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Richardson
Artists:
Gabriel Guzman
Reviewer:
Matt Little
Wed, October 22nd, 2014

Arkham Manor #1

"Arkham Manor" #1, featuring the conversion of Wayne Manor into a new asylum for the criminally insane, has a slightly slow setup from Gerry Duggan but distinctive art from Shawn Crystal.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gerry Duggan
Artists:
Shawn Crystal
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Wed, October 22nd, 2014

Memetic #1

James Tynion IV and Eryk Donovan take a familiar modern concept and gives it a nudge, making for a disturbing and engaging story in "Memetic" #1.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
James Tynion IV
Artists:
Eryk Donovan
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
Wed, October 22nd, 2014

Goners #1

Image fires up the fun new series machine again and gives readers a chance to get creepy in "Goners" #1 from writer Jacob Semahn and artist Jorge Corona.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Jacob Semahn
Artists:
Jorge Corona
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Wed, October 22nd, 2014

Edward Scissorhands #1

Kate Leth and Drew Rausch both channel their inner Tim Burton in "Edward Scissorhands" #1 by wonderfully evoking the same kind of conflicting emotions inspired in the film, complete with a delightful, off-kilter Burton-esque look.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Kate Leth
Artists:
Drew Rausch
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
Wed, October 22nd, 2014

Sparks Nevada #0

Sparks Nevada dons the robot fists in the name of justice in "Sparks Nevada, Marshal on Mars" #0, written by Ben Acker and Ben Blacker, drawn by J. Bone, colored by Jordie Bellaire and lettered by Marshall Dillon.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Ben Acker, Ben Blacker
Artists:
J. Bone
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Mon, October 20th, 2014

Ms. Marvel #9

In "Ms. Marvel" #9 by G. Willow Wilson and Adrian Alphona, Medusa and Kamala finally meet, and Kamala learns the true origin of her powers.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
G. Willow Wilson
Artists:
Adrian Alphona
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
Mon, October 20th, 2014

Unity #0

As World War I winds down, Unit Y has one final mission to save London in Matt Kindt and Cary Nord's "Unity" #0.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
Cary Nord
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
Mon, October 20th, 2014

In Real Life

Cory Doctorow and Jen Wang's "In Real Life" is a ridiculously relevant, charming, and beautiful look at the life of a young girl gamer.

Publisher:
First Second
Writer:
Cory Doctorow
Artists:
Jen Wang
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
Mon, October 20th, 2014

Sleepy Hollow #1

Abbie and Ichabod investigate where Sleepy Hollow's residents got their sudden new powers in Marguerite Bennett and Jorge Coelho's "Sleepy Hollow" #1.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Marguerite Bennett, Noelle Stevenson
Artists:
Jorge Coelho
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
Mon, October 20th, 2014

Supreme: Blue Rose #4

Warren Ellis and Tula Lotay's stunningly beautiful but largely intractable "Supreme Blue Rose" continues to test readers' staying power.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Tula Lotay
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
Mon, October 20th, 2014

Avengers World #14

Writer Nick Spencer and artist Marco Checchetto bring closure to the rangy tale that has sent Avengers around the globe and introduced new allies in "Avengers World" #14.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Nick Spencer
Artists:
Marco Checchetto
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Mon, October 20th, 2014

Batman/Superman #15

"Batman/Superman" #15 concludes Greg Pak's fun but inconsistent study of a memory impaired World's Finest duo, consistently drawn by a team of artists, but fails to live up to what could have been a more compelling character examinatio

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak
Artists:
Pascal Alixe, Diogenes Miguel das Neves, Marc Deering, Cliff Richards
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
Mon, October 20th, 2014

Batwoman #35

"Batwoman" #35 is filled with a bunch of oddball ideas all blended together by writer Marc Andreyko and artist Georges Jeanty.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Marc Andreyko
Artists:
Georges Jeanty, Karl Story, Scott Hanna, Dexter Vines
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Mon, October 20th, 2014

Avengers & X-Men: AXIS #2

Rick Remender delivers a weak story coupled with poor characterization and dialogue in "Avengers & X-Men: AXIS" #2, further hindered by surprisingly uninspired art from Adam Kubert.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Adam Kubert
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
Mon, October 20th, 2014

Deadpool's Art of War #1

In "Deadpool's Art of War" #1 by Peter David and Scott Koblish, Deadpool discovers the classic ancient Chinese military treatise and decides to incite world war so that he can write a book too.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Peter David
Artists:
Scott Koblish
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
Fri, October 17th, 2014

Trinity of Sin #1

A strange force attacks The Question, Pandora and the Phantom Stranger in J.M DeMatteis and Yvel Guichet's "Trinity of Sin" #1.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J.M. DeMatteis
Artists:
Yvel Guichet, Jason Gorder
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
Fri, October 17th, 2014

New 52: Futures End #24

"New 52: Futures End" continues to lurch from strength to weakness, with most of this issue continuing to revive storylines that had been dormant for a while.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Brian Azzarello, Jeff Lemire, Dan Jurgens, Keith Giffen
Artists:
Jesus Merino, Dan Green
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Fri, October 17th, 2014

Lumberjanes #7

"Lumberjanes" #7 continues to delight, as Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis, and Brooke Allen give us answers even as the adventure in the camp continues.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis
Artists:
Brooke Allen
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Fri, October 17th, 2014

Justice League #35

Lex Luthor holds a press conference because he has joined the Justice League and the League decides to case the event, as written by Geoff Johns and drawn by Ivan Reis and Doug Mahnke in "Justice League" #35.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Ivan Reis, Keith Champagne, Mark Irwin, Christian Alamy, Ray McCarthy, Joe Prado
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Fri, October 17th, 2014

Fantastic Four #11

Written by James Robinson and drawn by Leonard Kirk, the Thing gets jumped in the shower and one of the supporting cast takes an arrow in "Fantastic Four" #11.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Leonard Kirk, Karl Kesel
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Fri, October 17th, 2014

New Avengers #25

"New Avengers" #25 continues to peer into the future as Jonathan Hickman and Kev Walker check in with the Illuminati seven months into the future.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Kev Walker
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Fri, October 17th, 2014

Death of Wolverine: The Logan Legacy #1

A mysterious villain begins to collect pieces of Wolverine's past, starting with X-23, Daken, Sabretooth, Lady Deathstrike, and Mystique in Charles Soule and Oliver Nome's "The Logan Legacy" #1.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Charles Soule
Artists:
Oliver Nome
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
Fri, October 17th, 2014

Teen Titans #3

"Teen Titans" #3 continues the likable reboot of the series from Will Pfeifer and Kenneth Rocafort, most notably by giving us a team that seems to genuinely like each other and do good things.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Will Pfeifer
Artists:
Kenneth Rocafort
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Thu, October 16th, 2014

Uncanny X-Men #27

Uber-mutant Matthew Malloy's abilities continue to strengthen even as the X-Men and S.H.I.E.L.D. try to contain him, but Brian Michael Bendis and Chris Bachalo give Cyclops the best idea yet.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Chris Bachalo, Tim Townsend, Mark Irwin, Jaime Mendoza, Victor Olazaba, Al Vey
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Thu, October 16th, 2014

Daredevil #9

The Killgrave children are on the loose in the streets of San Francisco and it's up to Matt Murdock to contain them in "Daredevil" #9 by Mark Waid & Chris Samnee.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Waid
Artists:
Chris Samnee
Reviewer:
Matt Little
Thu, October 16th, 2014

Death of Wolverine #4

Charles Soule and Steve McNiven kill everyone's favorite Canadian X-Man and Avenger in "Death of Wolverine" #4.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Charles Soule
Artists:
Steve McNiven, Jay Leisten
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Thu, October 16th, 2014

Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor #1

Robbie Morrison and Dave Taylor give us a "Doctor Who" comic set amidst the current season, but "Doctor Who: The Twelfth Doctor" #1 suffers by trying to keep up with new characters.

Publisher:
Titan Books
Writer:
Robbie Morrison
Artists:
Dave Taylor
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Thu, October 16th, 2014

Batman and Robin #35

"Batman and Robin" #35 alternates between Batman kicking butt on Apokolips, and the Bat-Family doing their best to follow him to the distant world; it's that balance that makes the comic work.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Patrick Gleason, Mick Gray
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Wed, October 15th, 2014

Thrilling Adventure Hour: Beyond Belief #0

With a wink and a clink, Frank Doyle and Sadie Parker come to comic book shelves in "Beyond Belief" #0, written by Ben Acker and Ben Blacker with art by Phil Hester.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Ben Acker, Ben Blacker
Artists:
Phil Hester, Eric Gapstur, Mark Stegbauer
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Wed, October 15th, 2014

Prometheus: Fire and Stone #2

Paul Tobin manages a compelling story in between a derivative opening sequence and an already-spoiled cliffhanger in "Prometheus: Fire and Stone" #2, set in a world both lavishly but uneasily illustrated by Juan Ferreyra & Eduardo Ferreyra.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Paul Tobin
Artists:
Juan Ferreyra
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
Wed, October 15th, 2014

Q2: The Return of Quantum and Woody #1

Christopher Priest and MD Bright get the old band back together and they sound just as good as they ever did in this great return of "Q2: The Return of Quantum and Woody" #1.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Christopher Priest
Artists:
MD Bright, Dexter Vines
Reviewer:
Matt Little
Wed, October 15th, 2014
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