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Archie #9

Mark Waid and Veronica Fish's "Archie" #9 may be a typical "upper class person befuddled by lower class lifestyle" story, but it's one that has real heart, and that makes all the difference.

Publisher:
Archie Comics
Writer:
Mark Waid
Artists:
Veronica Fish
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 24th, 2016

Jackpot #1

In Ray Fawkes and Marco Failla's "Jackpot" #1, a sting gone wrong turns out to have bigger, stranger stakes.

Publisher:
AfterShock Comics
Writer:
Ray Fawkes
Artists:
Marco Failla
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
April 18th, 2016

Huck #5

"Huck" #5 plunges further into Huck's origin as he's dragged back to Russia, but Mark Millar and Rafael Albuquerque's comic was more engrossing when it was less about Huck's powers and more about his personality.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Mark Millar
Artists:
Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 21st, 2016

Avengers Standoff: Welcome to Pleasant Hill #1

The setting might be the prototypical suburban utopia with a dark secret, but Nick Spencer and Mark Bagley's "Avengers Standoff: Welcome to Pleasant Hill" #1 puts a fresh spin on the idea.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Nick Spencer
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
February 18th, 2016

Detective Comics #47

The Robins are all locked up, even as Grayson confronts Jim Gordon, but "Detective Comics" #47 comes across like less than a full chapter's worth of story in "Robin War."

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Ray Fawkes
Artists:
Steve Pugh
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 11th, 2015

The Shield #1

Adam Christopher, Chuck Wendig and Drew Johnson's "The Shield" #1 brings an American myth to light and continues Archie's Dark Circle imprint launch.

Publisher:
Dark Circle Comics
Writer:
Adam Christopher, Chuck Wendig
Artists:
Drew Johnson
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 21st, 2015

Detective Comics #45

The Justice League paying a visit to past and present Batman in "Detective Comics" #45, but Peter J. Tomasi and Marcio Takara's story feels like a tired retread.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Marcio Takara
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 9th, 2015

Archie #3

In Mark Waid and Fiona Staples' "Archie" #3, Veronica Lodge makes her debut at Riverdale High, much to the dismay of Jughead, who promptly enlists Betty in a scheme to save Archie from himself.

Publisher:
Archie Comics
Writer:
Mark Waid
Artists:
Fiona Staples
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
October 2nd, 2015

Grayson #12

Tom King, Tim Seeley and Mikel Janin's "Grayson" #12 takes Dick back to his old stomping grounds in Gotham City, where his closest allies discover the truth about his "death."

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tom King, Tim Seeley
Artists:
Mikel Janin, Hugo Petrus, Juan Castro
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 25th, 2015

Hail Hydra #1

Ian or Leopold Zola? Writer Rick Remender and artist Roland Boschi ask the question on the first page of "Hail Hydra" #1, and the answer isn't obvious by the end of the issue.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Roland Boschi
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 17th, 2015

Siege #1

The defenders of the Shield receive a disturbing message from the future in Kieron Gillen, Filipe Andrade, James Stokoe and Jorge Coelho's "Siege" #1.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Filipe Andrade, James Stokoe, Jorge Coelho
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
July 17th, 2015

Justice League United #11

Jeff Parker and Travel Foreman unveil a series revamp with "Justice League United" #11, and their concept feels like a mash up of several different older titles, but one that as a lot of potential.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Travel Foreman
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 8th, 2015

Justice League United #9

The penultimate chapter of "The Infinitus Saga" comes to readers in "Justice League United" #9, courtesy of writer Jeff Lemire and artist Neil Edwards.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Neil Edwards, Jay Leisten, Keith Champagne
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 12th, 2015

Effigy #1

A corpse turns up with a surprising connection to former child star Chondra Jackson in Tim Seeley and Marley Sarcone's "Effigy" #1.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Tim Seeley
Artists:
Marley Sarcone
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
January 30th, 2015

Justice League United Annual #1

"Justice League United Annual" #1 kicks off the title's second storyline, and this initial chapter from Jeff Lemire and Neil Edwards featuring the Legion of Super-Heroes is off to a good start.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Neil Edwards, Jay Leisten
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 29th, 2014

Thor #1

In "Thor" #1, writer Jason Aaron has declared Thor Odinson unworthy to lift Mjolnir, prompting artist Russell Dauterman to draw an adventure that leads to the debut of the all-new Thor.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Russell Dauterman
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 29th, 2014

Thor #1

Jason Aaron and Russell Dauterman mark the start of a new Asgardian era in "Thor" #1.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Russell Dauterman
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
September 29th, 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

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

The Wake #10

"The Wake" #10 brings together everything previously laid out by Scott Snyder in past issues, revealing a far larger and surprisingly epic story that's nicely wrapped up and magnificently chronicled by Sean Murphy.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Sean Murphy
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
July 30th, 2014

Grayson #1

Tim Seeley, Tom King, and Mikel Janin give Dick Grayson a whole new world and mission with issue #1 of DC's new series, "Grayson."

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tim Seeley, Tom King
Artists:
Mikel Janin
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
July 10th, 2014

The Wake #9

"The Wake" #9 by Scott Snyder and Sean Murphy brings Leeward and her shipmates to the source of the signal, which leads to a crisis of faith among the crew and also eventually to an encounter that is equal parts predictable and impossible.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Sean Murphy
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
June 9th, 2014

The Wake #8

Scott Snyder and Sean Murphy amp things up emotionally and physically in "The Wake #8.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Sean Murphy
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
May 12th, 2014

Winter Soldier: The Bitter March #3

Despite being the middle installment of five, "Winter Soldier: The Bitter March" #3 provides readers with a marvelous introduction to the Winter Soldier of the Col War era from writer Rick Remender and artist Roland Boschi.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Roland Boschi
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 21st, 2014

The Wake #7

Scott Snyder and Sean Murphy continue their captivating exploration of a world overrun with terrifying sea creatures in "The Wake" #7, in a well-structured and beautifully illustrated story that respects its readers' intelligence.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Sean Murphy
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
March 26th, 2014

The Wake #6

The second half of Scott Snyder and Sean Murphy's "The Wake" begins here, a fascinating and gorgeous kickoff to the second part of this brilliant maxi-series.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Sean Murphy
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
February 27th, 2014

Winter Soldier: The Bitter March #1

"Winter Soldier: The Bitter March" #1 doesn't feature the lead character all that much, but Rick Remender and Roland Boschi nonetheless deliver a nice start to a cold war period piece with the same kind of feel as a classic S.H.I.E.L.D. thr

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Roland Boschi
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
February 12th, 2014

The Ride/Anti FCBD Flipbook

"The Ride" is one hell of a disturbing short story to hook you in and "Anti" drops enough knowledge to make you wonder about what's to come.

Publisher:
12 Gauge Comics
Writer:
Nathan Edmondson, Peter Calloway
Artists:
Paul Azaceta, Daniel Hillyard
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
May 7th, 2012

Superman #690

"Superman" #690 is titled "The Setup" but it's really half setup, half stalling tactic.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Pere Perez
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 30th, 2009

Action Comics #879

Captain Atom joins the ranks of the second features in this issue featuring another installment about the Kryptonian sleeper agents.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka, James Robinson
Artists:
Diego Olmos, Bit, Cafu
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 19th, 2009

Superman #688

Mon-El's adventures in the "Superman" title continue. At what point does it become false advertising? Mini rant aside, Robinson continues to bring great adventures to Mon-El's life, including some subtle hints to recent DC newsmakers.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Renato Guedes, Jose Wilson Magalhaes
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 30th, 2009

Vigilante #6

Thank whichever deity you worship that this lame crossover event is finally over. What's more, the true resolution happens off panel. Save your money and read the review.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Marv Wolfman
Artists:
Tom Lyle, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 21st, 2009

Titans #13

This issue is just another stone thrown at the Titans franchise trying to topple it. The Titans deserve better.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Sean McKeever
Artists:
Angel Unzueta, Wayne Faucher
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 14th, 2009

Teen Titans #70

The "Teen Titans" have their roster hammered out, now the hammer's going to smack the team down into the middle of "Deathtrap".

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Sean McKeever
Artists:
Joe Bennett, Jack Jadson, Belardino Brabo
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 5th, 2009

Superman #687

Renato Guedes provides stunning visuals to James Robinson's latest "Superman" issue starring Mon-El.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Renato Guedes, Jose Wilson Magalhaes
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 30th, 2009

Vigilante #5

The second installment of the "Deathtrap" storyline plays its way through the latest issue of "Vigilante," featuring a creative team that is a throwback to 1988.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Marv Wolfman
Artists:
Tom Lyle, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 28th, 2009

Action Comics #876

A year of "Action Comics" without Superman is still getting rolling, but so far it's an enjoyable read.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
Eddy Barrows, Sidney Teles, Ruy Jose, Julio Ferreira
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 15th, 2009

Titans #12

The next Titans-centric event known as "Deathtrap" starts here. Well, maybe it started in several other places, but this is officially Part 1.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Sean McKeever
Artists:
Angel Unzueta, Wayne Faucher
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 10th, 2009

Superman #686

The Superman-less adventures of the "Superman" comic start here. With Kal-El bound for New Krypton, his title presses on with Mon-El and the Guardian sharing the burden of entertaining the readers.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Renato Guedes, Jose Wilson Magalhaes
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 29th, 2009

Action Comics #875

Nightwing and Flamebird take flight, but Rucka is no replacement for Johns.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
Eddy Barrows, Ruy Jose, Julio Ferreira
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
March 12th, 2009

Batman and the Outsiders Special #1

The new Outsiders start here. As on the cover, Alfred assembles a hand-picked team. Whose hand picked this team? Read on. . .

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Adam Kubert, John Dell, Sandu Florea
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 11th, 2009

Faces of Evil: Kobra #1

Faith to Kali Yuga! Kobra rises again to threaten the sanctity of the DC Universe in this "Faces of Evil" one shot.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Ivan Brandon
Artists:
Julian Liopez, Mark Farmer
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 1st, 2009

Secret Six #5

With a weird antagonist, a team of unscrupulous villains, detailed art, and a giant pile of bricks, the latest issue of “Secret Six” is a winner.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gail Simone
Artists:
Nicola Scott, Doug Hazlewood, Rodney Ramos
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
January 7th, 2009
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