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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

The Power of SHAZAM! #48

Cover dated eleven years after "The Power of SHAZAM!" #47, and priced a mere 49¢ more than "The Power of SHAZAM!" #47, "Power of SHAZAM!" comes back among the rest of the Black Lantern titles rising from the ranks of the can

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Eric Wallace
Artists:
Don Kramer, Michael Babinski
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 14th, 2010

All-Star Batman and Robin, the Boy Wonder Vol. 1

One of the most infamous books of the past five years, there’s more to this book than many give credit.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Frank Miller
Artists:
Jim Lee, Scott Williams
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
January 4th, 2010

Blackest Night #6

"Blackest Night" breaks the silence of the "skip week" in full color brilliance as the Black Lanterns set their sights on Earth.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Oclair Albert, Joe Prado
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 30th, 2009

Blackest Night #6

"Blackest Night" #6 in some ways feels like a fan game come to life, but in a fun and entertaining way.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Oclair Albert, Joe Prado
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 30th, 2009

Blackest Night #5

Middle issues are often where things slow down, and while "Blackest Night" does that for a bit, it's already picking the pace back up for a good cliffhanger.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Oclair Albert, Joe Prado
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 25th, 2009

Batman and Robin #6

A slightly disappointing issue of "Batman and Robin," but even here there still glimmers of excellence.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Philip Tan, Jonathan Glapion
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 12th, 2009

Blackest Night #4

A largely inconsequential issue unless you like boring speeches about being a hero and watching Barry Allen run around.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Oclair Albert, Joe Prado
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 28th, 2009

Justice League of America #38

James Robinson and Mark Bagley begin their much anticipated run on "Justice League of America" in this issue, which also straightens out some timing concerns fans may have had about the books that are currently hitting the shelves every month.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Rob Hunter
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 21st, 2009

Superman: Blackest Night #3

This sidebar of the "Blackest Night" saga wraps with the heroes being heroic and evil slinking off into the shadows. Of course it also points back to the main "Blackest Night" title.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Eddy Barrows, Allan Goldman, Ruy Jose, Eber Ferreira
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 21st, 2009

Superman: Blackest Night #2

Superman and Superboy keep trying to punch Black Lantern Earth-2 Superman into submission, but punching doesn't work so well against the Black Lanterns. The Earth-2 Superman is not the only Black Lantern they have to worry about, either.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Eddy Barrows, Ruy Jose, Julio Ferreira
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 27th, 2009

Blackest Night #3

Jason Rusch's girlfriend, Gehenna, shares with us, "This is totally creeping me out." Me too, Gen, me too. The third creepy issue of this creepy story is here to creep you out.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Oclair Albert, Joe Prado
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 16th, 2009

Blackest Night: Batman #2

"Blackest Night: Batman" takes supplemental material and makes it a fabulously entertaining read.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Ardian Syaf, Vincente Cifuentes
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 12th, 2009

Batman and Robin #3

The first story comes to a conclusion as the truth behind Professor Pyg is revealed in a scene no one will be able to forget, no matter how much they may want to.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Frank Quitely
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
August 26th, 2009

Blackest Night #2

Zombie fun -- well, violence -- and a breakneck pace make this a great summer event.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Oclair Albert, Julio Ferreira
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
August 13th, 2009

Blackest Night #1

Is this comic excessive?Yes. But the excesses are epic and this creative team makes them worth reading about.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Oclair Albert
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
July 16th, 2009

Blackest Night #1

n a week besieged with undead and creepiness, DC offers up their event of the summer. This review is relatively spoiler-free.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Oclair Albert
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 15th, 2009

Green Lantern #43

Billed as a Prologue to "Blackest Night," this issue welcomes Doug Mahnke to the Green Lantern corner of the DC Universe, just in time for a world of creepiness.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 8th, 2009

Batman and Robin #2

Grant Morrison's new book isn't just "Batman" with a fancy title, it really is about "Batman and Robin" in more than one meaning of the phrase.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Frank Quitely
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 2nd, 2009

Batman and Robin #1

The new Batman and Robin introduce themselves to Gotham and readers! Just in time, too, because some new villains plan on doing the same. . .

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Frank Quitely
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 3rd, 2009

Batman and Robin #1

Benjamin Birdie gives the debut issues of "Batman & Robin" 4.5 stars, saying "Morrison and Quitely have laid some thrilling and invigorating groundwork that anyone should be able to follow easily."

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Frank Quitely
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
June 3rd, 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

The Flash: Rebirth #2

"The Flash: Rebirth" is an all right comic, but it feels odd to be calling an issue of "The Flash" a little... slow.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ethan van Sciver
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 6th, 2009

Blackest Night

You may have been able to get your hands on a copy of "Blackest Night" #0 as part of Free Comic Book Day at your local comic shop, but if it eluded you for some reason, try and find it. It's the best free comic you'll get in some time.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Oclair Albert, Rob Hunter, Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy, Tom Nguyen
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 4th, 2009

Detective Comics #853

The conclusion of "Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader?" is strong, but in a position where it can't possibly live up to expectations.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Neil Gaiman
Artists:
Andy Kubert, Scott Williams
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 27th, 2009

The Flash: Rebirth #1

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ethan Van Sciver
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
April 1st, 2009

Top 10 Season Two #4

"Top 10 Season Two" supposedly hits the end of the mini-series, but this certainly doesn't feel like the end of the "season."

Publisher:
Wildstorm
Writer:
Zander Cannon, Kevin Cannon
Artists:
Gene Ha, Zander Cannon, Kevin Cannon
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 11th, 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

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

Final Crisis #7

Grant Morrison tells a story of weight and balance, with a final issue delivering a satisfying conclusion.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Tom Nguyen, Drew Geraci, Christian Alamy, Norm Rapmund, Rodney Ramos, Walden Wong
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
January 28th, 2009

Final Crisis #7

It all comes to a head here as Darkseid is everything and only Supermen stand in his way.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Tom Nguyen, Drew Geraci, Christian Alamy, Norm Rapmund, Rodney Ramos, Walden Wong
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
January 28th, 2009

Final Crisis #6

Morrison brings an Event Level Crossover series down to a very personal level, all the while reshaping the DCU. And, this issue: Batman's fate!

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
JG Jones, Carlos Pacheco, Doug Mahnke, Marco Rudy, Christian Alamy, Jesus Merino
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
January 14th, 2009

Faces of Evil: Solomon Grundy #1

Solomon Grundy, born on Monday. Printed in comic book form and released on Wednesday. This issue follows Grundy after "The Tornado's Path".

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Scott Kolins
Artists:
Scott Kolins
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 7th, 2009

Final Crisis #5

Darkseid grabs a table cloth and the DCU turns into the "Fifth World." Welcome to "Final Crisis," Grant Morrison's new vision of an old universe.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
JG Jones, Carlos Pacheco, Marco Rudy, Jesus Merino
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
December 10th, 2008

Final Crisis #5

The critical "masterpiece" from DC hits the fifth issue and things start moving a bit. Some of the things are worthwhile, others not so much.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
JG Jones, Carlos Pacheco, Marco Rudy, Jesus Merino
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 10th, 2008

JSA Kingdom Come Special: Superman #1

Alex Ross writes, pencils, and INKS a comic book story about the Kingdom Come Superman.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Alex Ross
Artists:
Alex Ross
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
November 12th, 2008

Final Crisis #4

Final Crisis returns after a hiatus and things don't look so good for the remaining heroes.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
J.G. Jones, Carlos Pacheco, Jesus Marino
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
October 23rd, 2008

Final Crisis #4

"Final Crisis" is hampered by its scheduling, but Grant Morrison's deeply dark storyline is operatic and epic in scope and impact.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
J.G. Jones, Carlos Pacheco, Jesus Merino
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
October 22nd, 2008

Top 10 Season Two #1

Zander Cannon and Gene Ha return to "Top 10" and show that they can step into Alan Moore's shoes quite admirably.

Publisher:
Wildstorm
Writer:
Zander Cannon, Kevin Cannon
Artists:
Gene Ha, Zander Cannon, Kevin Cannon
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 9th, 2008

Justice League of America, Volume 3: The Injustice League

Dwayne McDuffie brings his love of the League to the printed page after serving as a scribe for the "Justice League" cartoon series' from Cartoon Network, with inconsistent results.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dwayne McDuffie, Alan Burnett
Artists:
Mike McKone, Andy Lanning, Joe Benitez, Victor Llamas, Ed Benes, Sandra Hope, Alan Jefferson
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 29th, 2008

All-Star Batman and Robin the Boy Wonder #10

Miller cranks up the internal monologues and brings on the bad girls.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Frank Miller
Artists:
Jim Lee, Scott Williams
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
September 28th, 2008

Final Crisis #3

"Final Crisis" kicks into high gear, and Morrison and Jones create a new kind of universe-wide crossover event.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
J.G. Jones
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
August 6th, 2008

Final Crisis #3

Things become clearer as heroes are drafted, and evil gains an overwhelming advantage.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
J.G. Jones
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
August 6th, 2008

Guardians of the Galaxy #2

The series rewards old school fans while creating something new for itself in modern Marvel mythology.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Rick Magyar
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 5th, 2008

Final Crisis #2

"Final Crisis" escalates with a nightmarish vision of a DC Universe gone awry.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
JG Jones
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
June 25th, 2008

Final Crisis #2

The second issue of one of the most talked about series in ages is out. What's the verdict? CBR's Benjamin Birdie is excited about what he's seen.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
J.G. Jones
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
June 25th, 2008

Final Crisis #1

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
J.G. Jones
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
May 29th, 2008

Final Crisis #1

After a year's lead in, "Final Crisis" finally debuts... not with a bang, but rather a whimper.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
J.G. Jones
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 28th, 2008

Guardians of the Galaxy #1

The new Guardians of the Galaxy title is off to a great start thanks to a new reader friendly script and slick art.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Rick Magyar
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 19th, 2008

Justice League of America #20

Possibly the first time Dwayne McDuffie's run on the book isn't editorially mandated, and which shows a hint of promise for him eventually writing his own stories.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dwayne McDuffie
Artists:
Ethan Van Sciver
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 11th, 2008
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