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The Lone Ranger #1

Ande Parks starts us off with a round tale of a very nasty new world in the wild West.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Ande Parks
Artists:
Esteve Polls
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
January 4th, 2012

Voltron #1

Is it better or worse when a childhood icon gets exhumed for a cash-in that’s indelibly mediocre?

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Brandon Thomas
Artists:
Ariel Padilla
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
December 7th, 2011

Flash Gordon Zeitgeist #1

Flash….ah-aahhhhh…he’ll not do very much in this comic that both under-uses the character and yet sets up the world for something fun.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Eric Trautmann, Alex Ross
Artists:
Daniel Indro, Alex Ross
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
December 1st, 2011

The Bionic Man #2

While the eponymous lead is broken on an operating table, the villain steps up to steal the show. Roll on, second act!

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Kevin Smith, Phil Hester
Artists:
Jonathan Lau
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
September 21st, 2011

The Bionic Man #1

Kevin Smith's screenplay doesn’t fit the structure of a comic, nor the tone, and so the outcome is a book that won’t make you laugh or see anything new.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Kevin Smith, Phil Hester
Artists:
Jonathan Lau
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
August 24th, 2011

Kirby: Genesis #1

We get LaBeouf and Fox Lite, while shimmering projections of what Kirby should not be slide through an entire issue where nothing actually happens.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Jack Herbert, Alex Ross
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
June 15th, 2011

Kirby: Genesis

If you loved Kurt Busiek and Alex Ross on “Marvels,” you’re sure to love them on a book featuring Jack Kirby characters you’ve never heard of!

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Kurt Busiek, Alex Ross
Artists:
Alex Ross, Jack Herbert
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
May 29th, 2011

Rocketeer Adventures #1

This all-star tribute does Dave Stevens proud.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
John Cassaday, Michael Allred, Kurt Busiek
Artists:
John Cassaday, Michael Allred, Michael Kaluta, Mike Mignola, Jim Silke
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 18th, 2011

Action Comics #900

This is the sort of comic where you wish the big anniversary issue was less pages in length, not more.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Cornell, Damon Lindelof, Paul Dini, Geoff Johns, David S. Goyer, Richard Donner, Derek Hoffman
Artists:
Pete Woods, Jesus Merino, Dan Jurgens, Norm Rapmund, Rags Morales, Ardian Syaf, Jamal Igle, Jon Sibal, Gary Frank, Ryan Sook, R.B. Silva, Rob Lean, Miguel Sepulveda, Matt Camp, Brian Stelfreeze
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 27th, 2011

Godzilla: Kingdom of Monsters #1

“People are calling it a dinosaur. . . a monster. All we know for sure is that it came from the water.”

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Eric Powell, Tracy Marsh
Artists:
Phil Hester, Bruce McCorkindale
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 31st, 2011

Bring the Thunder #1

Wayne Russell is a para-rescuer in Afghanistan and is about to become something else entirely. Plus, he loves David Bowie, so that’s something in his favor.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Alex Ross, Jai Nitz
Artists:
Wilson Tortosa
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 1st, 2010

The Last Phantom #2

Violence is fun! Violence is great! Violence is everything! “The Last Phantom” #2 is awful!

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Scott Beatty
Artists:
Eduardo Ferigato
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 19th, 2010

Warlord of Mars #1

For those who have never read a "John Carter of Mars" story before, some of "Warlord of Mars" will be rather surprising.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Arvid Nelson, Edgar Rice Burroughs
Artists:
Stephen Sadowski
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 13th, 2010

The Last Phantom #1

Garish, ugly, and bad-looking. Did I mention that this comic doesn’t have strong visuals?

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Scott Beatty
Artists:
Eduardo Ferigato
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
August 18th, 2010

Green Hornet #3

Someone dies! Too bad it’s the obvious choice and the issue isn’t that good.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Kevin Smith
Artists:
Phil Hester, Jonathan Lau
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
April 28th, 2010

The Torch #7

The penultimate issue of this series follows the adventures of Torch and Toro as they enter New Berlin in a race against time to attempt to put a stop to the Thinker and his machinations.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Alex Ross, Jim Krueger, Mike Carey
Artists:
Patrick Berkenkotter, Anthony Tan
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 25th, 2010

Black Terror #9

In this densely-packed issue, things are not what they seem, and the Black Terror gets a frightening present.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Phil Hester, Alex Ross
Artists:
Mike Lilly
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
March 28th, 2010

Green Hornet: Year One #1

The origin of the Green Hornet and Kato, as told by Wagner and Campbell.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Matt Wagner
Artists:
Aaron Campbell
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
March 21st, 2010

Astro City: The Dark Age: Book Four #2

"Astro City: The Dark Age" rumbles towards its conclusion, and while it's nice to see things coming together, I wish it'd happened faster.

Publisher:
Wildstorm
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Brent Anderson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 6th, 2010

Green Hornet #1

While the foundation from the movie script shows, this first issue is more than just set-up. It's a classic "Open on Action" comic story.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Kevin Smith
Artists:
Phil Hester, Jonathan Lau
Reviewer:
Augie De Blieck Jr.
February 28th, 2010

Torch #5

If this issue were a children's storybook, it would be called "Too Many Torches!"

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Carey, Alex Ross, Jim Krueger
Artists:
Patrick Berkenkotter
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
February 7th, 2010

Astro City: The Dark Age Book Four #1

Every issue of this series is well-crafted, and this is no exception, but the story of the brothers Williams has gone on far too long.

Publisher:
Wildstorm
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Brent Anderson
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
January 31st, 2010

Captain America: Reborn #6

A satisfying conclusion, finally, to a series that had lost its momentum.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Bryan Hitch, Butch Guice
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
January 26th, 2010

Project Superpowers: Meet the Bad Guys #2

Meet the Revolutionary, an anti-hero who needs the guidance of the Fighting Yank whether he wants it or not!

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Joe Casey, Alex Ross, Jim Krueger
Artists:
Mike Lilly, Doug Klauba
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 8th, 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
October 1st, 2009

Spider-Woman #1

Maybe if this issue shipped within a few months of “Secret Invasion,” it would read better, but ten months later, it feels out of touch and lacks relevance.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Alex Maleev
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
September 22nd, 2009

The Torch #1

I'm a page that fell out of a different book. There's nothing I can do. No context for me." So speaks Toro – Tom Raymond – to a Vision of a different stripe. Everything old is new again.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Alex Ross, Mike Carey
Artists:
Patrick Berkenkotter
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 2nd, 2009

The Amazing Spider-Man #600

If you always wanted to see Hydro-Man escape via toilet, then this book is for you. Of course, the fact that this thing clocks in at 100 pages might interest you too. Oh, and Octo-hostages, but no Octo-mom.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Slott, Jeph Loeb, Stan Lee, Mark Waid, Ed Brubaker, Matt Fraction, Bob Gale, Marc Guggenheim, Zeb Wells, Brian Michael Bendis, Joe Kelly
Artists:
John Romita Jr., Klaus Janson, Mike McKone, Andy Lanning, Marcos Martin, Colleen Doran, Mario Alberti, Mitch Breitweiser, Derec Donovan, Max Fiumara
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 21st, 2009

Project Superpowers: Chapter 2 #1

Not as new reader friendly as a first issue should be, but there are some solid ideas and great art within the covers of this comic.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Alex Ross, Jim Krueger
Artists:
Edgar Salazar, Doug Klauba
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 21st, 2009

Captain America: Reborn #1

Despite spinning out of four years of “Captain America” stories, Ed Brubaker makes the first issue of Steve Rogers’ return very new-reader friendly.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Bryan Hitch, Butch Guice
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 2nd, 2009

Captain America: Reborn #1

Captain America lives! But when?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Bryan Hitch, Butch Guice
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
July 1st, 2009

Captain America #600

One year later, the Marvel Universe pauses to remember Steve Rogers, with guest creators galore!

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Alex Ross, Paul Dini, Ed Brubaker, Roger Stern, Mark Waid, Joe Simon, Stan Lee
Artists:
Alex Ross, Butch Guice, Howard Chaykin, Rafael Albuquerque, David Aja, Mitch Breitweiser, Kalman Andrasofszky, Dale Eaglesham, Al Avison
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
June 15th, 2009

Buck Rogers #1

The new adventures of "Buck Rogers" begin here. "Begin" is the operative word, as a great deal happens here without resolution.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Scott Beatty
Artists:
Carlos Rafael
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 9th, 2009

New Mutants #1

The original New Mutants reunite in a new title! And it's not bad at all. . .

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Zeb Wells
Artists:
Diogene Neves, Cam Smith, Ed Tadeo
Reviewer:
James Hunt
May 13th, 2009

Astro City: The Dark Age: Book Three #1

As "Astro City: The Dark Age" returns, Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson gently bring the reader back up to speed before all hell breaks loose.

Publisher:
Wildstorm
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Brent Anderson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 12th, 2009

Justice Society of America #26

Happy birthday, Stargirl! The end of an era happens here and it certainly makes for an enjoyable read.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Dale Eaglesham, Nathan Massengill
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 29th, 2009

Buck Rogers

"Buck Rogers" is still set in the 25th century, and in this issue he brings a gun to a slime fight.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Scott Beatty
Artists:
Carlos Rafael
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 22nd, 2009

Justice Society of America #25

A throwdown with the (Black) Adam's Family that looks great but suffers from a weak ending.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Jerry Ordway
Artists:
Jerry Ordway, Bob Wiacek
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
April 5th, 2009

The Death-Defying ‘Devil #4

This series ends with no resolution as to the ‘Devil’s identity questions. But, hey, that was only the main plot, so why would anyone think it would be answered?

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Joe Casey, Alex Ross
Artists:
Edgar Salazar
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
March 26th, 2009

Superman #685

If the latest issue of "Superman" is supposed to make readers excited about "Superman: World of New Krypton," it has a curiously flat way of going about it.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Javier Pina, Pablo Raimondi
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 26th, 2009

Batman R.I.P.: The Deluxe Edition

The oversized hardcover edition of the controversial storyline lacks the impact of the serialized version, but it's still a keeper.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Tony Daniel, Sandu Florea, Lee Garbett, Trevor Scott
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
February 24th, 2009

Black Adam: The Dark Age

Black Adam has wrecked Bialya and been declared a wanted man. The only thing he wants, however, is another chance at love. Black Adam has wrecked Bialya and been declared a wanted man. The only thing he wants, however, is another chance at love.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy, Norm Rapmund, Rodney Ramos
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 22nd, 2009

Batman #686

Neil Gaiman and Andy Kubert deliver the first part of “Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader?” and readers won’t be disappointed!

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Neil Gaiman
Artists:
Andy Kubert, Scott Williams
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
February 11th, 2009

Justice Society of America #23

Geoff Johns's final "Justice Society of America" story returns to Black Adam, with a slightly slow but promising first installment.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Jerry Ordway
Artists:
Jerry Ordway, Bob Wiacek
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 1st, 2009

Superman #684

The twelfth installment of the triangle number renaissance is also the first post-"New Krypton" issue in the Man of Steel's primary title. Add in a little Parasite and some Zod and this is an interesting direction to be pointed in.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Jesus Merino
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 1st, 2009

The Death-Defying ‘Devil #2

Half of this issue is a fight scene, the rest is a bunch of talking with little said. But there’s a character called the Silver Streak, which is kind of a funny name.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Joe Casey, Alex Ross
Artists:
Edgar Salazar
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
January 18th, 2009

Justice Society of America #22

18 issues later, "Thy Kingdom Come" finally ends, but with a bit more whimper than bang.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Alex Ross
Artists:
Dale Eaglesham, Alex Ross, Nathan Massengill
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 10th, 2009

Superman #683

"New Krypton" continues with a big ol' showdown between the DC heroes and the Kryptonians.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Renato Guedes, Jorge Correa Jr, Wilson Magalhaes
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
January 4th, 2009

Batman #683

Grant Morrison’s two-year run comes to a satisfying conclusion as Batman battles through false memories to take on Darkseid’s forces.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Lee Garbett, Trevor Scott
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 24th, 2008

Death-Defying Devil #1

A solid comic when the action starts, but it lacks an emotional core with an enigmatic hero who may not be what he appears. Not that we care.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Alex Ross, Joe Casey
Artists:
Edgar Salazar
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 11th, 2008
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