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Little Nemo: Return to Slumberland #1

"Little Nemo: Return to Slumberland" #1 could have been a crass retread of Windsor McCay's masterpiece, but instead Eric Shanower and Gabriel Rodriguez's comic pays homage even as it shines.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Eric Shanower
Artists:
Gabriel Rodriguez
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 20th, 2014

The Fade Out #1

Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips's "The Fade Out" #1 is the perfect first issue, slowly doling out information about a 1948 boozy party in Hollywood that ended in the perfect murder.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Sean Phillips
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 20th, 2014

Black Market #2

Frank J. Barbiere and Victor Santos' "Black Market" #2 is a bumpier ride thanks to a few too many flashbacks early on, but smooths out as the issue progresses.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Frank J. Barbiere
Artists:
Victor Santos
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
August 20th, 2014

Trees #4

"Trees" #4 by Warren Ellis and Jason Howard tells compelling stories of two main characters that also reveal more about the mystery of the Trees, in another excellent issue that will snag the few readers who haven't fully committed.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Jason Howard
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
August 20th, 2014

The Dream Merchant #4

The migration begins, and Winslow and Anne find themselves without the Merchant to help in Nathan Edmondson & Konstantin Novosadov's "The Dream Merchant" #4.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Nathan Edmondson
Artists:
Konstantin Novosadov
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
August 18th, 2014

The Wicked + The Divine #3

Laura finds herself caught in a clash between two angry pop gods in Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie's "The Wicked and the Divine" #3.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Jamie McKelvie
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
August 18th, 2014

Shutter #5

In "Shutter" #5 by Joe Keatinge and Leila del Duca, Kate Kristopher has a chance to talk with her newly revealed half-brother, Chris Kristopher Jr., and their conversation leads Kate to uncover one of her father's greatest lies.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Joe Keatinge
Artists:
Leila del Duca
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
August 18th, 2014

The Tower Chronicles, Book 2: Dreadstalker #1

When the Matawa First Nations council has a wendigo problem, they call John Tower in "The Tower Chronicles, Book 2: Dreadstalker" #1.

Publisher:
Legendary Entertainment
Writer:
Matt Wagner
Artists:
Simon Bisley
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
August 18th, 2014

The Walking Dead #130

A game-changing development in Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard's "The Walking Dead" #130 is unfortunately bungled in the execution.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Robert Kirkman
Artists:
Charlie Adlard, Stefano Gaudiano
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
August 18th, 2014

Spider-Man 2099 #2

Peter David and Will Sliney slow things down a bit and check in on Miguel's personal life in "Spider-Man 2099" #2.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Peter David
Artists:
Will Sliney
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 18th, 2014

Jason Shiga's Demon #1

"Jason Shiga's Demon" #1 is just the tip of the iceberg for Shiga's comic that mixes adventure with puzzle-solving, for those who are willing to hang in and wait.

Publisher:
Shiga Books
Writer:
Jason Shiga
Artists:
Jason Shiga
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 18th, 2014

New Suicide Squad #2

"New Suicide Squad" #2 has Sean Ryan joined by Tom Denerick and a slew of finishers, even as we start to see the differences between the similarly-armed members of the Squad.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Sean Ryan
Artists:
Tom Denerick, Scott Hanna, Mark Irwin, Norm Rapmund, Batt
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 18th, 2014

All-New X-Men #30

"All-New X-Men" #30's story from Brian Michael Bendis about Angel, X-23, Jean Grey, and Emma Frost is fine, but it's Sara Pichelli's art that does the truly heavy lifting.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Sara Pichelli
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 18th, 2014

Fantastic Four #8

James Robinson continues to drag the FF into the darkness highlighted by Leonard Kirk's handsome art in "Fantastic Four" #8.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Leonard Kirk
Reviewer:
Matt Little
August 18th, 2014

Sex Criminals #7

Suzie and Rach reunite, Jon discovers Kegel Face's secret sex dungeon, and Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky continue to serve up a mixture of sweetness and sex-based adventure. Plus, the Dildo Throne.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Chip Zdarsky
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 18th, 2014

Original Sin #7

"Original Sin" #7 by Jason Aaron and Mike Deodato is one big fight, "Nick Fury vs. The World," and the biggest loser is Thor, son of Odin.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Mike Deodato
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
August 15th, 2014

X-Men #18

"X-Men" #18 brings in Marc Guggenheim and Harvey Tolibao for a guest story arc, and as they head off into space you'll wish that this was the new permanent creative team.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Marc Guggenheim
Artists:
Harvey Tolibao, Ed Tadeo, Craig Yeung
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 15th, 2014

Avengers Undercover #8

Three months later, the Murder World survivors finally get the insider info they need in Dennis Hopeless and Tigh Walker's "Avengers Undercover" #8.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dennis Hopeless
Artists:
Tigh Walker
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
August 15th, 2014

Hexed #1

Michael Alan Nelson's "Hexed" returns to Boom! with a new story and new artist, Dan Mora.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Michael Alan Nelson
Artists:
Dan Mora
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
August 15th, 2014

Captain Marvel #6

Kelly Sue DeConnick and David Lopez bring the first arc of the new "Captain Marvel" to a close as Carol's attempt to do some good for the people of Torfa comes to a violent conclusion.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kelly Sue DeConnick
Artists:
David Lopez
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
August 15th, 2014

Inhuman #3

"Inhuman" #3 rounds out the opening story arc from Charles Soule and artist Joe Madureira as Medusa leads her followers to attack Lash and the residents of Orollan.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Charles Soule
Artists:
Joe Madureira
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 15th, 2014

Amazing Spider-Man #5

Dan Slott and Humberto Ramos provide a witty, character-driven, balanced, and lighthearted story that explores Peter's relationship with Silk, and the Black Cat's vendetta against Peter, in "Amazing Spider-Man" #5.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Slott
Artists:
Humberto Ramos, Victor Olazaba
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
August 15th, 2014

Hulk #5

Gerry Duggan joins Mark Bagley and the rest of the creative team in "Hulk" #5 and introduces readers to Doctor Green.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Gerry Duggan
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Andrew Hennessey
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 15th, 2014

Batman Eternal #19

Tim Seeley helms "Batman Eternal" #19 by interweaving tightly-paced story threads embellished with clever dialogue, while artist Emanuel Simeoni and colorist Blond adds to the mood with dense and richly textured panels that pack each page.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, Tim Seeley
Artists:
Emanuel Simeoni
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
August 14th, 2014

Godzilla: Cataclysm #1

"Godzilla: Cataclysm" #1, written by Cullen Bunn with art by Dave Wachter, delivers the story of people trying to pick up the pieces of life -- and society -- in the wake of monster-spawned calamity.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Cullen Bunn
Artists:
Dave Wachter
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 14th, 2014

Sensation Comics Featuring Wonder Woman #1

DC brings readers another worthwhile digital-first comics starring one of their trinity with "Sensation Comics Featuring Wonder Woman" #1, written by Gail Simone and drawn by Ethan Van Sciver.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gail Simone
Artists:
Ethan Van Sciver
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 13th, 2014

Batman #34

"Batman" finally returns to the present day, as Gerry Duggan, Scott Snyder, and Matteo Scalera bring us on a search for a killer whose greatest wish... is to be anonymous.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gerry Duggan, Scott Snyder
Artists:
Matteo Scalera
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 13th, 2014

Star Wars #20

Brian Wood and Carlos D'Anda draw a close to their exploration from a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away throughout the pages of "Star Wars" #20.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Carlos D'Anda
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 13th, 2014

Dark Ages #1

Dan Abnett and I.N.J. Culbard reunite to bring aliens into medieval Europe in "Dark Ages" #1, pleasingly told in a straightforward manner while suggesting the notion that there's more to what's seen in this issue.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett
Artists:
I.N.J. Culbard
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
August 13th, 2014

Midnight Tiger #1

"Midnight Tiger" #1 introduces a new comic book character from the collaborative efforts of DeWayne Feenstra and Ray-Anthony Height.

Publisher:
Action Lab Comics
Writer:
DeWayne Feenstra, Ray-Anthony Height
Artists:
Ray-Anthony Height
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 13th, 2014

Alex + Ada #8

In "Alex + Ada" #8, love blooms but doesn't have clear path within a thorny bramble of law and ethics.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Sarah Vaughn, Jonathan Luna
Artists:
Jonathan Luna
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
August 11th, 2014

Moon Knight #6

Warren Ellis and Declan Shalvey deliver a tightly-paced origin for the new Black Spectre, capped off with a fitting confrontation to wrap up their run on the title in "Moon Knight" #6.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Declan Shalvey
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
August 11th, 2014

Lazarus #10

Greg Rucka and Michael Lark reveal what happened to Jonah Carlyle in Hock territory for "Lazarus" #10.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
Michael Lark, Brian Level
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
August 11th, 2014

The Squidder #2

The Squidder changes his mind about retrieving the priestess in Ben Templesmith's "The Squidder" #2.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Ben Templesmith
Artists:
Ben Templesmith
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
August 11th, 2014

New Avengers #22

On another world, someone may be shouting, "You maniacs! You blew it up!" regarding the outcome of "New Avengers" #22, written by Jonathan Hickman with art from Kev Walker.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Kev Walker
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 11th, 2014

Harbinger: Omegas #1

Writer Joshua Dysart's "Harbinger: Omegas" #1 is a low-key but critical conduit between the recently-concluded "Harbinger" series and whatever comes next, nicely laid out and cleverly drawn by Rafa Sandoval and Jordi Tarragona.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Joshua Dysart
Artists:
Rafa Sandoval, Jordi Tarragona
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
August 11th, 2014

Original Sin: Hulk Vs. Iron Man #4

Kieron Gillen and Mark Waid somewhat redeem Tony Stark and clarify his role in creating The Hulk in "Original Sin" #3.4, with action and revelations that salvages the series, and has a convincing Hulk vs. Iron Man battle drawn by Luke Ross.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen, Mark Waid
Artists:
Luke Ross
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
August 11th, 2014

SIP Kids #1

In "SIP Kids" #1 by Terry Moore, the original "Strangers in Paradise" characters are all six years old. It's a funny and charming debut that will be especially rewarding for fans of the original series.

Publisher:
Abstract Studios
Writer:
Terry Moore
Artists:
Terry Moore
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
August 8th, 2014

Steven Universe #1

Steven, Garnet, Amethyst and Pearl deal with attacking gems, birthday surprises and more in "Steven Universe" #1.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Jeremy Sorese, Raven M. Mousee, Kali Ciesemier, Joceline Fenton
Artists:
Jeremy Sorese, Raven M. Mousee, Kali Ciesemier, Joceline Fenton
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
August 8th, 2014

Angel & Faith Season 10 #5

"Angel & Faith Season 10" #5 is really just "Angel Season 10" #5, but Victor Gischler and Derlis Santacruz's story addressing the recent changes in vampires is the best issue to date.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Victor Gischler
Artists:
Derlis Santacruz, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 8th, 2014

Imperial #1

Mark McDonnell's painfully mediocre life gets turned upside down the superhero Imperial comes to him in Steven T. Seagle and Mark Dos Santos' "Imperial" #1.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Steven T. Seagle
Artists:
Mark Dos Santos
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
August 8th, 2014

I Was The Cat

Paul Tobin and Benjamin Dewey present a tale of a cat who wants to take over the world in "I Was The Cat."

Publisher:
Oni Press
Writer:
Paul Tobin
Artists:
Benjamin Dewey
Reviewer:
Matt Little
August 8th, 2014

Miles Morales: Ultimate Spider-Man #4

Peter Parker returns in Briand Michael Bendis and David Marquez's "Miles Morales: Ultimate Spider-Man" #4.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
David Marquez
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
August 8th, 2014

Legendary Star-Lord #2

Peter's half-sister plans to turn him over for a handsome bounty before he easily talks her out of it in Sam Humphries and Paco Medina's "Legendary Star-Lord" #2.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Sam Humphries
Artists:
Paco Medina, Juan Vlasco
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
August 8th, 2014

New 52: Futures End #14

80% of "New 52: Futures End" #14 consists of fight scenes (Emiko, Big Barda, Deathstroke, Plastique, Batman Beyond, etc.) and it's eroding a lot of good will that the book's writing staff built up a month ago.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Brian Azzarello, Jeff Lemire, Dan Jurgens, Keith Giffen
Artists:
Aaron Lopresti, Art Thibert
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 8th, 2014

Grayson #2

"Grayson" #2 deals with the growing mystery of Spyral and a high-speed cannibal in the second issue of the series written by Tom King and Tim Seeley with are from Mikel Janin.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tim Seeley, Tom King
Artists:
Mikel Janin, Guillermo Ortego, Juan Castro
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 8th, 2014

Justice League 3000 #8

"Justice League 3000" #9 gives the team a desperately needed victory, as Keith Giffen, J.M. DeMatteis, Howard Porter, and Chris Batista give us an escape from Cadmusworld.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen, J.M. DeMatteis
Artists:
Howard Porter, Chris Batista, LeBeau Underwood
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 8th, 2014

New Warriors #8

"New Warriors" #8 finishes up the focus on new Inhuman Haechi, but Christopher Yost and Marcus To's comic has good ideas but feels a little too scattered to fully grab one's attention.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Christopher Yost
Artists:
Marcus To
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 8th, 2014

Action Comics #34

Greg Pak and Aaron Kuder pit Superman against the Ghost Solider once more in “Action Comics” #29.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak
Artists:
Aaron Kuder, Scott Kolins
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 8th, 2014

Nightworld #1

Adam McGovern and Paolo Leandri's "Nightworld" #1 is dreamlike and strange, even as it feels like a lost dark fantasy comic by Jack Kirby.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Adam McGovern
Artists:
Paolo Leandri
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 8th, 2014
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