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The Multiversity: The Society of Super-Heroes: Conquerors of the Counter-World #1

Grant Morrison gets the multiverse right in "The Multiversity: The Society of Super-Heroes: Conquerors of the Counter-World" #1, an accessible-enough story enriched with DC history, and nicely envisioned by Chris Sprouse and Dave McCaig.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Chris Sprouse, Karl Story, Walden Wong
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
September 18th, 2014

Avengers #35

In “Avengers” #35, Jonathan Hickman leaps into the future, collaborating with artists Jim Cheung, Paco Medina, Nick Bradshaw and Dustin Weaver to explain the impact of the Avengers.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Jim Cheung, Paco Medina, Nick Bradshaw, Dustin Weaver, Mark Morales, Guillermo Ortego, Juan Vlasco
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 18th, 2014

Edge of Spider-Verse #2

In "Edge of Spider-Verse" #2, you may find Jason Latour and Robbi Rodriguez's Gwen Stacy just a bit… different!

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Latour
Artists:
Robbi Rodriguez
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
September 17th, 2014

Dark Horse Presents #2

"Dark Horse Presents" #2 is like many anthologies; some pieces are stronger than others, but there's enough to make you get your money's worth, and no duds.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Peter Hogan, Brendan McCarthy, Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray, Jordie Bellaire, Fred Van Lente, Chris Roberson
Artists:
Steve Parkhouse, Brendan McCarthy, Andy Kuhn, Declan Shalvey, Ryan Dunlavey, Paul Lee
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 17th, 2014

Deadpool Bi-Annual #1

Writers Paul Scheer and Nick Giovanetti bring Brute Force back to comics, just in time for Salva Espin to draw them in "Deadpool Bi-Annual" #1.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Paul Scheer, Nick Giovanetti
Artists:
Salva Espin
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 17th, 2014

George Pérez's Sirens #1

"George Pérez's Sirens" #1 hits stands and delivers a dizzyingly deep cast of characters embroiled in a galactic adventure perfect for Pérez's art.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
George Pérez
Artists:
George Pérez
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 17th, 2014

Oddly Normal #1

Otis Frampton introduces readers to a young half-witch on her tenth birthday in the pages of "Oddly Normal" #1.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Otis Frampton
Artists:
Otis Frampton
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 16th, 2014

Velvet #7

Taking a brief aside from Ms. Templeton, Ed Brubaker and Steve Epting backtrack to Colt and Roberts' ongoing investigation at MI6 in "Velvet" #7.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Steve Epting
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
September 15th, 2014

Wild's End #1

In "Wild's End" #1 by Dan Abnett and I.N.J. Culbard, the sleepy village of Crowchurch is hit by an alien invasion, but the residents don't know it yet.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Dan Abnett
Artists:
I.N.J. Culbard
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
September 15th, 2014

Birds of Prey: Futures End #1

Fresh from the Lazarus pit, Black Canary and her Red League combat Gotham's human trafficking ring in Christy Marx, Robson Rocha, Oclair Albert, Julio Ferreira, and Scott McDaniel's "Birds of Prey: Future's End" #1.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Christy Marx
Artists:
Robson Rocha, Oclair Albert, Julio Ferreira, Scott McDaniel
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
September 15th, 2014

Captain Marvel #7

Tic's stowed away on Carol's ship, but she's not the only unexpected guest in Kelly Sue DeConnick and Marcio Takara's "Captain Marvel" #7.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kelly Sue DeConnick
Artists:
Marcio Takara
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
September 15th, 2014

Julia's House For Lost Creatures

"Julia's House for Lost Creatures" by Ben Hatke is charming and adorable but barely qualifies as a comic book.

Publisher:
First Second
Writer:
Ben Hatke
Artists:
Ben Hatke
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
September 15th, 2014

Magneto #9

"Magneto" #9 bounces between the concentration camps of Nazi Germany and the reprogramming facilities on modern-day Genosha in this issue written by Cullen Bunn with Gabriel Hernandez Walta artwork.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Cullen Bunn
Artists:
Gabriel Hernandez Walta
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 15th, 2014

Cast Away on the Letter A

Fred's "Cast Away on the Letter A" is a thoroughly strange graphic novel originally published in France in the '70s, but it feels like this is just the tip of the iceberg.

Publisher:
Toon Books
Writer:
Fred
Artists:
Fred
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 15th, 2014

Ms. Marvel #8

Ms. Marvel gets a different kind of superhero team up in G. Willow Wilson and Adrian Alphona's "Ms. Marvel" #8.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
G. Willow Wilson
Artists:
Adrian Alphona
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
September 15th, 2014

Edge of Spider-Verse #1

Mysterio challenges Spider-Man Noir to a battle in the pages of "Edge of Spider-Verse" #1, written by David Hine and Fabrice Sapolsky with art from Richard Isanove.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
David Hine, Fabrice Sapolsky
Artists:
Richard Isanove
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 12th, 2014

Lazarus #11

Greg Rucka and Michael Lark continue the brilliant world building and devastating emotional gut punches that have come to define "Lazarus" with part two of their "Conclave" arc.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
Michael Lark
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
September 12th, 2014

Amazing Spider-Man #6

"Amazing Spider-Man" #6 continues to have Dan Slott and Humberto Ramos move the book forward in interesting directions, but some plot elements run smoother than others.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Slott
Artists:
Humberto Ramos, Victor Olazaba
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 12th, 2014

Astro City #15

"Astro City" #15's conclusion to the two-part robot-themed story is awfully sweet, but Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson's story veers between too predictable and too out-of-the-blue.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Brent Anderson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 12th, 2014

Infinity Man and the Forever People: Futures End #1

For a book that has no business getting pulled into a crossover this early, "Infinity Man and the Forever People: Futures End" has DiDio, Giffen, and Tan find an elegant way to connect to the event.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan DiDio, Keith Giffen
Artists:
Philip Tan, Jason Paz
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 12th, 2014

Death of Wolverine #2

Logan visits Madripoor to investigate the hit out on him in Charles Soule and Steve McNiven's "Death of Wolverine" #2.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Charles Soule
Artists:
Steve McNiven, Jay Leisten
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
September 12th, 2014

Wytches #1

After a bullying episode ends tragically, the Rooks family moves to a new town to leave those terrible memories behind -- only to encounter something far more sinister in Scott Snyder and Jock's "Wytches" #1.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Jock
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
September 12th, 2014

Prometheus: Fire and Stone #1

In "Prometheus: Fire and Stone" #1 by Paul Tobin and Juan Ferreyra, a new crew arrives on LV-223 and find a vastly different terrain than they expect.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Paul Tobin
Artists:
Juan Ferreyra
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
September 12th, 2014

Batgirl: Futures End #1

Gail Simone's farewell to the series is the atypically contrived and clichéd "Batgirl: Futures End" #1 with art by Javier Garron.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gail Simone
Artists:
Javier Garron
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
September 12th, 2014

Avengers #34.1

In “Avengers” #34.1, writer Al Ewing and artist Dale Keown deliver a Hyperion solo adventure that falls short of being spectacular.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Al Ewing
Artists:
Dale Keown, Norman Lee
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 12th, 2014

Constantine: Futures End #1

In "Constantine: Futures End" #1 writer Ray Fawkes puts the helmet of Fate in front of John Constantine, which of course, gives artist Juan Ferreyra plenty to draw.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Ray Fawkes
Artists:
Juan Ferreyra
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 12th, 2014

Stumptown #1

"Stumptown" #1 graduates to an ongoing series, but this first issue from Greg Rucka and Justin Greenwood set at two soccer games feels surprisingly low-stakes.

Publisher:
Oni Press
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
Justin Greenwood
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 12th, 2014

Imperial #2

"Imperial" #2 has Steven T. Seagle and Mark Dos Santos deliver a comic about a reluctant future hero that you'll enjoy in spite of its clichés.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Steven T. Seagle
Artists:
Mark Dos Santos
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 11th, 2014

Batman: Futures End #1

Ray Fawkes and Scott Snyder deliver a Batman who's broken but not defeated in "Batman: Futures End" #1, along with a couple of surprises that help maintain reader interest, and artist Aco's future world is fittingly cramped and gritty.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Ray Fawkes, Scott Snyder
Artists:
Aco
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
September 11th, 2014

Copperhead #1

Jay Faerber & Scott Godlewski's "Copperhead" #1 is a self-assured space western with great characterization and a fantastic art. In short, it's good comics.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Jay Faerber
Artists:
Scott Godlewski
Reviewer:
Matt Little
September 10th, 2014

Hawkeye #20

Kate Bishop's adventures in Los Angeles come to a close in "Hawkeye" #20, even as Matt Fraction and Annie Wu show us Madame Masque's trap springing shut around Kate once and for all.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Annie Wu
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 10th, 2014

Superman Unchained #8

In "Superman Unchained" #8, Superman and Wraith duke it out in a globe-spanning fight in the penultimate issue of this series written by Scott Snyder and drawn by Jim Lee.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Jim Lee, Scott Williams, Dustin Nguyen
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 10th, 2014

Annihilator #1

Grant Morrison and Frazer Irving's "Annihilator" #1 feels like familiar story territory, but at the same time there's a lot of potential for a dying writer creating the biography of a space hero.

Publisher:
Legendary Entertainment
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Frazer Irving
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 10th, 2014

Grendel vs. The Shadow #1

In "Grendel vs. The Shadow" #1 by Matt Wagner, Grendel makes a trip to the past and crosses paths with The Shadow in 1930s New York City.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Matt Wagner
Artists:
Matt Wagner
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
September 9th, 2014

Scooby-Doo Team-Up #6

Sholly Fisch and Dario Brizuela send Scooby-Doo and crew to the Hall of Justice to visit the Super Friends in “Scooby-Doo Team-Up” #6.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Sholly Fisch
Artists:
Dario Brizuela
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 9th, 2014

Grayson: Futures End #1

In Tom King, Tim Seeley, and Stephen Mooney's "Grayson: Future's End" #1, Dick Grayson has reached the end of his rope... with none other than Helena Bertinelli on the other end.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tom King, Tim Seeley
Artists:
Stephen Mooney
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
September 8th, 2014

Black Widow #10

Nathan Edmondson and Phil Noto's "Black Widow" #10 finds Natasha remembering her attempt to get an "old friend" out of Islamabad against Hawkeye's wishes, now that the same "old friend" has kidnapped Isaiah.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Nathan Edmondson
Artists:
Phil Noto
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
September 8th, 2014

Cloaks #1

Adam uses his skills as a magician to rob from the rich and give to the poor in Caleb Monroe and Mariano Navarro's "Cloaks" #1.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Caleb Monroe
Artists:
Mariano Navarro
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
September 8th, 2014

Uncanny X-Men #25

An absolutely massive cast fills the pages of Brian Michael Bendis and Chris Bachalo's "Uncanny X-Men" #25 as the X-Men come home for the reading of Professor Xavier's will.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Chris Bachalo, Tim Townsend, Mark Irwin, Jamie Mendoza, Victor Olazaba, Al Vey
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
September 8th, 2014

Armor Hunters: Harbinger #3

Joshua Dysart and Robert Gill build a tense and character-driven conclusion to the series in "Armor Hunters: Harbinger" #3, a creepy and thrilling climax that also advances the main "Armor Hunters" story.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Joshua Dysart
Artists:
Robert Gill
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
September 8th, 2014

Aquaman: Futures End #1

Arthur's attempts to reconcile Atlantis, Xebel and the surface world are crumbling in Dan Jurgens and Alvaro Martinez's "Aquaman: Futures End" #1.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan Jurgens
Artists:
Alvaro Martinez, Raul Fernandez
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
September 8th, 2014

Batman Eternal #22

Jorge Lucas's art in "Batman Eternal" #22 brings a splash of something new to the weekly series, but the issue itself is lacking any real luster as the Architect tries to take down the Beacon Tower.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kyle Higgins, Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, Ray Fawkes, Tim Seeley
Artists:
Jorge Lucas
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 8th, 2014

Captain America #24

"Captain America" #24 escalates Arnim Zola's attack and puts Falcon on the front line, fighting as the lead hero as written by Rick Remender and drawn by the combined efforts of Carlos Pacheco and Paul Renaud.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Carlos Pacheco, Paul Renaud, Mariano Taibo
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 8th, 2014

Green Arrow: Futures End #1

"Green Arrow: Futures End" #1 gives Jeff Lemire and Andrea Sorrentino a tiny epilogue to their amazing "Green Arrow" run, but it's mostly filling in the details on Ollie's "Futures End" death.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Andrea Sorrentino
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 5th, 2014

Justice League #33

"Justice League" #33 has Geoff Johns and Doug Mahnke conclude the battle between the League, the Doom Patrol and Lex Luthor, with the new Power Ring trapped at the center of it all.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Keith Champagne
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 5th, 2014

She-Hulk #8

In "She-Hulk" #8, Jennifer takes a wrongful death case, one with high personal stakes for her so far, since her client is none other than her friend Captain America.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Charles Soule
Artists:
Javier Pulido
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
September 5th, 2014

Swamp Thing: Futures End #1

All six kingdoms get a turn in the spotlight as Alec Holland goes on a world-changing quest in "Swamp Thing: Futures End" #1 by Charles Soule and Jesus Saiz.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Charles Soule
Artists:
Jesus Saiz
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 5th, 2014

Original Sin #8

The Orb, Dr. Midas and Oubliette try to pillage the moon, and Uatu's murderer is finally revealed in Jason Aaron and Mike Deodato's "Original Sin" #8.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Mike Deodato
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
September 5th, 2014

New 52: Futures End #18

"The New 52: Futures End" #18 exhibits some depth to previous surprises and packs in a few more in this story from Brian Azzarello, Jeff Lemire, Dan Jurgens and Keith Giffen with art by Georges Jeanty.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Brian Azzarello, Jeff Lemire, Dan Jurgens, Keith Giffen
Artists:
Georges Jeanty, Dexter Vines, Karl Story
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 5th, 2014

God Hates Astronauts #1

Easily the most bizarre book you'll read this week, Ryan Browne's "God Hates Astronauts" #1 is hilarious and awesome.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Ryan Browne
Artists:
Ryan Browne
Reviewer:
Matt Little
September 4th, 2014
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