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Superman Unchained #4

Scott Snyder and Jim Lee check in with another installment of the adventures of Superman and Wraith in "Superman Unchained."

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Jim Lee, Scott Williams, Dustin Nguyen
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 7th, 2013

Astro City #5

Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson bring back the Broken Man in "Astro City" #5, but while this deliberately jumbled story of story fragments and new characters might not be to everyone's taste, it holds up well on a re-read.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Brent Anderson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 9th, 2013

Green Lantern #24

Relic comes to Oa for the first installment of "Lights Out" by Robert Venditti and Billy Tan in "Green Lantern" #24.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Robert Venditti
Artists:
Billy Tan, Rob Hunter
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 4th, 2013

Green Lantern #23.4

"Green Lantern" #23.4 turns its attention to Sinestro -- the most notable "Green Lantern" villain -- but Matt Kindt and Dale Eaglesham's story of Sinestro's early years is ultimately unenergetic.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
Dale Eaglesham
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 26th, 2013

Green Lantern: Black Hand #23.3

"Green Lantern" #23.3 has Charles Soule and Alberto Ponticelli telling an old-fashioned horror story, where Black Hand shows that you can't keep a good avatar of death in the grave for very long.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Charles Soule
Artists:
Alberto Ponticelli, Stefano Landini
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 20th, 2013

Teen Titans #23.1

Marv Wolfman and CAFU teaming up to tell Trigon's origin in "Teen Titans" #23.1 sounds like the potential for a home run, but this comic is about as fun as experiencing a root canal: it's best when it's over.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Marv Wolfman
Artists:
CAFU
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 12th, 2013

Green Lantern #23.1

"Green Lantern" #23.1 places the focus on new villain Relic, and while Robert Venditti and Rags Morales do a good job of explaining why he's trying to stomp out all the Corps, the storytelling method is a little dull.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Robert Venditti
Artists:
Rags Morales, Cam Smith
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 5th, 2013

Justice League #23.1

In order for there to be New Gods, there needed to be old gods too; "Justice League" #23.1 has Greg Pak, Paulo Siqueira, and Netho Diaz flash back to that time when Darkseid was a farmer.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak
Artists:
Paulo Siqueira, Netho Diaz
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 4th, 2013

Justice League #23

"Trinity War" ends and nothing will ever be the same. At least for an issue or three, thanks to Geoff Johns and the art team of Ivan Reis, Joe Prado as the true nature of Pandora's box is revealed.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, Oclair Albert, Eber Ferreira
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 28th, 2013

Justice League Dark #23

Jeff Lemire and Mikel Janin bring Madame Xanadu back into play in the fifth installment of "Trinity War" within the pages of "Justice League Dark" #23.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Mikel Janin
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 22nd, 2013

Superman Unchained #3

With Wraith now revealed, Superman is discovering he has so many more questions, if only Scott Snyder and Jim Lee could answer them for the Man of Steel in "Superman Unchained" #3.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Jim Lee, Scott Williams, Dustin Nguyen
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 21st, 2013

Astro City #3

"Astro City" #3 concludes the new series' first two-part story, where Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson remind us that heroes come in all shapes and sizes.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Brent Anderson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 15th, 2013

Justice League of America #7

Part four of the six-part "Trinity War" in "Justice League of America" #7 by Geoff Johns, Jeff Lemire and Doug Mahnke is another great-looking, fast-paced thrill that's a great example of an excellent superhero event.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy, Keith Champagne, Marc Deering, Walden Wong
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
August 15th, 2013

Green Lantern #23

"Green Lantern" #23 has Robert Venditti and Billy Tan still keeping extremely close ties to its sister titles, which makes the story involving new villain Prixiam Nol-Anj fade into the background.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Robert Venditti
Artists:
Billy Tan, Rob Hunter
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 7th, 2013

Superman Unchained #2

Superman has a confrontation with General Lane and discovers the measures Lane has in place against him in Scott Snyder's and Jim Lee's "Superman Unchained" #2.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Jim Lee, Scott Williams, Dustin Nguyen
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 10th, 2013

Justice League #21

"Justice League" #21 features zero Justice Leaguers, but still delivers an awesome Shazam story from Geoff Johns and Gary Frank.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Gary Frank
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 28th, 2013

Justice League of America #5

"Justice League of America" #5 follows up on the brutal killing from the previous issue as Geoff Johns and Brett Booth attempt to put everything in place for the upcoming "Trinity War."

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Matt Kindt
Artists:
Brett Booth, Norm Rapmund, Manuel Garcia, Robin Riggs
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 27th, 2013

Superman Unchained #1

It's been a while since Superman was this great or this cool, and Scott Snyder and Jim Lee give readers the Superman they've been missing since long before the start of the New 52 in "Superman Unchained" #1.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Jim Lee, Dustin Nguyen, Scott Williams
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
June 11th, 2013

Green Lantern #21

It's a brand new day for Hal Jordan and the Green Lanterns as writer Robert Venditti and artist Billy Tan assume creator roles for "Green Lantern" #21.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Robert Venditti
Artists:
Billy Tan, Richard Friend
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 6th, 2013

Astro City #1

Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson debut their new "Astro City" #1, and it's a welcome return to this city of superheroes, even as a new narrative trick for the series is employed.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Brent Anderson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 5th, 2013

Green Lantern #20

As Geoff Johns brings his nearly-decade-long stint of writing the adventures of DC Comics' various Lanterns to a close, “Green Lantern” #20 delivers the comic book equivalent of a standing ovation in the form of an impressive, oversized finale.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy, Keith Champagne, Marc Deering, Mark Irwin, Wade Von Grawbadger, Tom Nguyen, Patrick Gleason, Cully Hamner, Aaron Kuder, Jerry Ordway, Ivan Reis, Oclair Albert, Joe Prado, Ethan Van Sciver
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 22nd, 2013

Earth 2 #11

April brings DC's gatefold cover experiment that not only returns Doctor Fate to the DC Universe, but Mister Miracle as well in the James Robinson-written, Nicola Scott-drawn "Earth 2" #11.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Nicola Scott, Trevor Scott
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 5th, 2013

Green Lantern #17

"The Rise of the Third Army" gives way to "The Wrath of the First Lantern" in Green Lantern #17 by Geoff Johns, Dan Jurgens, Phil Jimenez and Doug Mahnke.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Dan Jurgens, Phil Jimenez, Doug Mahnke, Tom Nguyen, Keith Champagne, Mark Irwin, Christian Alamy
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 21st, 2013

Earth 2 #9

Writer James Robinson and artist Nicola Scott serve up the prologue to Dr. Fate's New 52 debut in "Earth 2" #9.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Nicola Scott, Trevor Scott
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 7th, 2013

Green Lantern #16

For a comic supposedly involved in a crossover, Geoff Johns and Doug Mahnke's "Green Lantern" #16 remarkably stands on its own, even as they finally start wrapping up Simon Baz's introduction in a satisfactory way.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy, Mark Irwin, Tom Nguyen, Keith Champagne, Marc Deering
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 23rd, 2013

Earth 2 #8

The basic idea behind James Robinson and Yildiray Cinar's "Earth 2" #8 sounds good in an outline form, but the actual execution of the Steppenwolf and Fury show feels remarkably flat and dull.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Yildiray Cinar, Ryan Winn, Ruy Jose
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 14th, 2013

Justice League #15

The "Throne of Atlantis" crossover with "Aquaman" brings more panel time for the Sea King, but it also brings Geoff Johns' "Aquaman" collaborators: Ivan Reis, Joe Prado and Rod Reis to "Justice League" #15 as

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Joe Prado
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 27th, 2012

Earth 2 #7

In “Earth 2” #7, Yildiray Cinar fills in on the art chores to help James Robinson continue the construction and development of a whole new world, bringing in some fan favorite characters along the way.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Yildiray Cinar, Trevor Scott
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 10th, 2012

Justice League #14

Geoff Johns and Tony S. Daniel conclude their Cheetah story in "Justice League" #14, but it's Johns and Gary Frank whose "Shazam!" story ultimately compels a bit more.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Tony S. Daniel, Gary Frank, Matt Banning, Sandu Florea
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 23rd, 2012

Green Lantern #14

Geoff Johns and Doug Mahnke continue to introduce new Green Lantern Baz in while "Rise of the Third Army" rolls on in the background, but neither is terribly compelling.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy, Mark Irwin, Keith Champagne, Tom Nguyen
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 12th, 2012

Team 7 #1

After Zero Month, Justin Jordan and Ron Frenz have a weak follow-up with "Team 7" #1 that misses the mark on both character and art.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Justin Jordan
Artists:
Ron Frenz, Jesús Merino, Marlo Alquiza, Drew Geraci, José Marzan, Jr.
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 15th, 2012

Earth 2 #5

According to the cover of "Earth 2" #5, Grundy is the death god, but that doesn't stop Alan Scott from punching him square in the jaw.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Nicola Scott, Trevor Scott
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 8th, 2012

Green Lantern #13

In "Green Lantern" #13, suspected terrorist and known Green Lantern Simon Baz is on the run from the law and trying to figure out why he has a Green Lantern ring on his finger and how to get it off.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy, Mark Irwin, Tom Nguyen, Keith Champagne, Marc Deering
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 3rd, 2012

Green Lantern

"Green Lantern" #0 doesn't focus on Hal Jordan or Thaal Sinestro. Instead, it introduces Simon Baz, gives him and Green Lantern ring and sends him on his way in a different, but familiar, origin.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy, Keith Champagne, Mark Irwin
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 6th, 2012

Justice League #12

Geoff Johns and Jim Lee bring the conclusion to "The Villain's Journey" in "Justice League" #12, as Superman and Wonder Woman lock lips.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Jim Lee, Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, Dave Finch, Scott Williams, Sandra Hope, Matt Banning, Rob Hunter, Joe Weems, Alex Garner, Trevor Scott, Mark Irwin, Jonathan Glapion
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 30th, 2012

Before Watchmen: Rorschach #1

Brian Azzarello and Lee Bermejo craft a Rorschach story that brings the character back to his Charlton Comics roots in "Before Watchmen: Rorschach" #1.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Brian Azzarello, Len Wein
Artists:
Lee Bermejo, John Higgins
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 15th, 2012

Earth 2 #4

James Robinson continues to build worlds in "Earth 2" #4 by introducing Grundy and Atom, bringing them on a collision course with Flash, Green Lantern and Hawkgirl.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Nicola Scott, Eduardo Pansica, Trevor Scott, Sean Parsons
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 3rd, 2012

Green Lantern #11

In “Green Lantern” #11, Hal Jordan gets a more inflated ego and Sinestro is freed from the Indigo Tribe’s control, while Black Hand returns to Earth, gets some Chinese takeout and has dinner with his dead family.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy, Keith Champagne, Tom Nguyen, Mark Irwin
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 30th, 2012

Justice League #11

"Justice League" #11's overall ideas involving the ghosts of loved ones aren't bad, but this chapter in particular feels like everyone's vamping for time before the big conclusion.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Jim Lee, Gary Frank, Scott Williams, Jonathan Glapion
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 20th, 2012

Earth 2 #3

"Earth 2" #3 is really two different comics grafted together and it's pity the two halves clash so much.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Nicola Scott, Trevor Scott
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 6th, 2012

Justice League #10

"Justice League" #10 features the big reveal of DC's next major villain as well as the return of Black Adam!

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Jim Lee, Scott Williams, Mark Irwin, Jonathan Glapion, Gary Frank
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 2nd, 2012

Before Watchmen: Nite Owl #1

Andy Kubert and his father, Joe, bring the Kubert magic to the origin of the Nite Owl. Unfortunately, the story is less inspiring.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J. Michael Straczynski, Len Wein
Artists:
Andy Kubert, Joe Kubert, John Higgins
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 28th, 2012

Before Watchmen: Comedian #1

"Before Watchmen: Comedian" #1 isn’t what readers might have hoped from the creative team. It’s well made, but that isn’t the same as being good.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Brian Azzarello
Artists:
J.G. Jones
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
June 21st, 2012

Before Watchmen: Silk Spectre #1

"Before Watchmen: Silk Spectre" #1 looks beautiful, but there's not much behind the great art.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Darwyn Cooke, Amanda Conner, Len Wein
Artists:
Amanda Conner, John Higgins
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 14th, 2012

Earth 2 #2

"Earth 2" #2 introduces no less than four refreshed DC concepts and characters including the new Alan Scott.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Nicola Scott, Trevor Scott
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 7th, 2012

Before Watchmen: Minutemen #1

Opening "Before Watchmen" comics with "Minutemen" #1 by Darwyn Cooke was an extremely smart move on DC's part.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Darwyn Cooke, Len Wein
Artists:
Darwyn Cooke, John Higgins
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 6th, 2012

Justice League #9

Jim Lee returns to the art chores and the story of Shazam! continues in the backup of "Justice League" #9.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Jim Lee, Scott Williams, Gary Frank
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 17th, 2012

DC Comics - The New 52 Free Comic Book Day Special Edition #1

Free comics have been used with moderate to very good success for starting new series and ideas. "DC Comics -- The New 52 Free Comic Book Day Special Edition" #1 doesn't quite get it right.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Jim Lee, Scott Williams, Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, Gene Ha, Kenneth Rocafort
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 7th, 2012

Stormwatch #9

Peter Milligan takes over "Stormwatch" in a way that follows up Paul Cornell's issues on the title.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter Milligan
Artists:
Miguel Sepulveda
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 7th, 2012

Earth 2 #1

"Earth 2" opens with a history lesson that is important, but also slightly too long.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Nicola Scott, Trevor Scott
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 3rd, 2012
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