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Astro City #17

"Astro City" #17 has Kurt Busiek, Tom Grummett, and company introduce us to Sorrowsday, but it's a story that would have probably worked better with seeing more of the actual history unspooled here.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Tom Grummett, Cory Hamscher, Agustin Padilla, Bob Wiacek, Andrew Pepoy, Derlis Santacruz
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 24th, 2014

Spider-Verse Team-Up #1

"Spider-Verse Team-Up" #1 gives readers an extra chance to check in with Six-Arm Spider-Man, Spider Man Noir, Spider-Ham, Ben Reilly, and Old Man Spider-Man in stories from Christos N. Gage and Roger Stern.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage, Roger Stern
Artists:
Dave Williams, Dexter Vines, Bob McLeod
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 6th, 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

Life With Archie #36

"Life With Archie" #36 by Paul Kupperberg, Pat Kennedy and Tim Kennedy tells an incredibly optimistic and uplifting story that gives way to one of comics' most emotionally powerful and poignant death scenes.

Publisher:
Archie Comics
Writer:
Paul Kupperberg
Artists:
Pat Kennedy, Tim Kennedy, Jim Amash
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
July 16th, 2014

Minimum Wage #4

Rob's slow crawl to finding himself continues in yet another solid installment of Bob Fingerman's classic "Minimum Wage."

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Bob Fingerman
Artists:
Bob Fingerman
Reviewer:
Matt Little
April 21st, 2014

Solar: Man of the Atom #1

Dynamite Entertainment's Gold Key comic book line continues on with a very solid third offering in "Solar: Man of the Atom" #1, written by Frank J. Barbiere with art from Joe Bennett.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Frank J. Barbiere
Artists:
Joe Bennett
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 16th, 2014

All-New X-Men #25

"All-New X-Men" #25 has a lot of great pin-ups from a wide swathe of comic artists, but don't expect any actual sort of plot from the framing device courtesy Brian Michael Bendis and David Marquez.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
David Marquez, Bruce Timm, Arthur Adams, David Mack, Skottie Young, Robbi Rodriguez, Lee Bermejo, Kent Williams, J.G. Jones, Ronnie Del Carmen, J. Scott Campbell, Maris Wicks, Jason Shiga, Dan Hipp, Max Wittert, Jake Parker, Jill Thompson, Paul Smith, Bob
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 9th, 2014

Minimum Wage #2

While going through a divorce Rob finally finds a woman worth dating, May, even if she's not a good match for him in Bob Fingerman's "Minimum Wage" #2.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Bob Fingerman
Artists:
Bob Fingerman
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
February 10th, 2014

Minimum Wage #1

After 15 years, Bob Fingerman's stories of dating, working, drinking, and (attempting to get some) sex returns in "Minimum Wage" #1, and it's a pleasant return to form.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Bob Fingerman
Artists:
Bob Fingerman
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 10th, 2014

Forever Evil #4

The events in Geoff Johns and David Finch's "Forever Evil" #4 seem cool at first glance, but don't hold together as a coherent story.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
David Finch, Richard Friend
Reviewer:
Matt Little
December 27th, 2013

X-Men: Gold #1

"X-Men: Gold" #1 is a collection of five meandering and insignificant stories heavy on nostalgia and with little else to offer by some classic and revered creators.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Claremont, Stan Lee, Louise Simonson, Roy Thomas, Len Wein, Fabian Nicieza
Artists:
Bob McLeod, Walter Simonson, Bob Wiacek, Pat Olliffe, Jorge Molina, Salvador Larroca
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
November 14th, 2013

Archie #648

Former "Thor" writer Tom DeFalco creates a funny and enjoyable parody of The Thunder God in "Archie" #648, by transforming Archie into the Clod of Thunder while he and artists Fernando Ruiz and Rich Koslowski stay true to all character

Publisher:
Archie Comics
Writer:
Tom DeFalco
Artists:
Fernando Ruiz, Rich Koslowski
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
October 3rd, 2013

Fairy Tale Comics

Some of the greatest and most innovative comics creators come together to re-imagine classic Fairy Tales in traditional and non-traditional ways in Chris Duffy's "Fairy Tale Comics."

Publisher:
First Second
Writer:
Chris Duffy, Bobby London, Emily Carroll, Gilbert Hernandez, Vanessa Davis, Gigi D.G., Ramona Fradon, Jaime Hernandez, Luke Pearson, Brett Helquist, Joseph Lambert, Raina Telgemeier, Charise Mericle Harper, Graham Annable, Jillian Tamaki, Karl Kerschl, Da
Artists:
Bobby London, Emily Carroll, Gilbert Hernandez, Vanessa Davis, Gigi D.G., Chris Duffy, Jaime Hernandez, Luke Pearson, Brett Helquist, Joseph Lambert, Raina Telgemeier, Charise Mericle Harper, Graham Annable, Jillian Tamaki, Karl Kerschl, David Mazzucchell
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
September 30th, 2013

Indestructible Hulk #8

With Mark Waid writing and Walt Simonson drawing, Thor's adventure alongside the green-skinned goliath in "Indestructible Hulk" #8 includes some smashing and hammer-throwing.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Waid
Artists:
Walter Simonson, Bob Wiacek
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 31st, 2013

Avengers Arena #4

Two Runaways go head to head with the Avengers Academy students after attempting a team up gone wrong in Dennis Hopeless' latest issue of "Avengers Arena."

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dennis Hopeless
Artists:
Alessandro Vitti
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
February 14th, 2013

Astonishing X-Men Annual #1

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage, Scott Lobdell
Artists:
David Baldeon, Jordi Tarragona, Mark Pacella, Dan Panosian
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
November 29th, 2012

Action Comics #12

Grant Morrison, Rags Morales and a back-up cast of thousands wrap up the first year of "Action Comics" with a slightly flat conclusion to Superman's new secret identity and the mysterious Neo Sapiens.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Rags Morales, CAFU, Brad Walker, Rick Bryant, Bob McLeod, Andrew Hennessy
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 1st, 2012

Battle Beasts #1

"Battle Beasts" returns in its latest comic series, bringing a throwback to the '80s toys of the same name to middling results.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Bobby Curnow
Artists:
Valerio Schiti
Reviewer:
James Hunt
July 17th, 2012

Mars Attacks #1

IDW continues to expand their licensed comic stable and bring in John Layman and John McCrea for some Martian mayhem in "Mars Attacks" #1

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
John Layman
Artists:
John McCrea
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 20th, 2012

Supergirl #8

Supergirl! You've just saved Earth from four Kryptonian Worldkillers! What are you going to do now?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Michael Green, Mike Johnson
Artists:
George Pérez, Bob Wiacek
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 19th, 2012

Peanuts #1

It's not so much that it's a bad comic, but that this "Peanuts" feels unnecessary and not terribly special.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Vicki Scott, Shane Houghton, Charles M Schulz
Artists:
Vicki Scott, Paige Braddok, Matt Whitlock
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
January 4th, 2012

FF #12

"FF" continues on after "Fantastic Four" returns, but the art choice is sabotaging the story.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Juan Bobillo, Marcelo Sosa
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 30th, 2011

Godzilla Legends #1

“Godzilla Legends” debuts without much Godzilla. As a matter of fact, there’s not much “legend” here either, unless you count Anguirus.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Matt Frank, Jeff Prezenkowski
Artists:
Matt Frank
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 15th, 2011

Spider-Island: Heroes for Hire #1

Misty Knight, Paladin, and the rest of the Heroes for Hire help out during the events of Spider- Island.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Kyle Hotz, Bob Almond
Reviewer:
James Hunt
October 8th, 2011

Heroes For Hire #11

“Fear Itself” creeps into the “Heroes For Hire” title with a surprisingly effective issue that gives both Misty Knight and Elektra lots of cool moments.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Kyle Hotz, Bob Almond
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
September 11th, 2011

Justice Society of America #54

It’s last call for the Justice Society of America. Last one out, be sure to turn the lights off.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Marc Guggenheim
Artists:
Jerry Ordway, Sean Parsons, Bob McLeod
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 25th, 2011

Strange Adventures #1

Like so many anthologies, "Strange Adventures" is an wildly uneven book.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Selwyn Hinds, Talia Hershewe, Peter Milligan, Lauren Beukes, Jeff Lemire, Ross Campbell, Kevin Colden, Paul Cornell, Brian Azzarello
Artists:
Denys Cowan, Juan Bobillo, Sylvain Savoia, Inaki Miranda, Jeff Lemire, Ross Campbell, Kevin Colden, Goran Sudzuka, Eduardo Risso, John Floyd
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 25th, 2011

Astonishing X-Men #38

The dilution of the "Astonishing" brand continues.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage
Artists:
Juan Bobillo, Marcelo Sosa
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 20th, 2011

SpongeBob Comics #1

I’ve got only one question for you: who lives in a pineapple under the sea? The star of a brand new comic, that’s who!

Publisher:
United Plankton Pictures
Writer:
Graham Annable, Chris Duffy, James Kochalka, Bob Flynn, David Lewman, Robert Leighton, Cory Barba
Artists:
Gregg Schigiel, Adam Dekraker, Andy Rementer, James Kochalka, Hilary Barta, Bob Flynn, Jacob Chabot, Vince Deporter, Cory Barba
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
February 12th, 2011

Chaos War #5

“Sequence and distance are compressing to infinite/eternal meaninglessness around a single point which even the non-physicists in the room must realize is the bazillion foot tall glowing bearded guy in the skirt.”

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak, Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Khoi Pham, Tom Palmer, Bob McLeod
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 26th, 2011

New Mutants Forever #5

Things don't so much conclude, here, as come to a screeching halt.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Claremont
Artists:
Al Rio, Bob McLeod
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 16th, 2010

What If? Iron Man: Demon in an Armor #1

What if Tony Stark was Dr. Doom? More like ‘What if Dr. Doom was a Greedy Businessman and Starred in a Dull, Uninteresting Comic?’

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
David Michelinie, Bob Layton, Rick Remender
Artists:
Graham Nolan, Mark Pennington, Shawn Moll, Mark Irwin
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 1st, 2010

Curse of the Mutants: X-Men vs. Vampires #1

Another X-Men event, another X-Men anthology comic, but this one isn't as strong as those which preceded it.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
James Asmus, Christopher Sequeira, Peter David, Rob Williams, Chris Claremont
Artists:
Tom Raney, Sana Takeda, Mick Bertilorenzi, Doug Braithwaite, Bill Sienkiewicz, Bob Wiacek
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 30th, 2010

New Mutants Forever #1

I have to hand it to all parties involved: this feels like it came immediately after "New Mutants" #54.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Claremont
Artists:
Al Rio, Bob McLeod
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 10th, 2010

First Wave #3

It’s still not clear what “First Wave” is about really, but things are moving in that direction as Batman enters the book in a big way.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Brian Azzarello
Artists:
Rags Morales, Rick Bryant, Bob Almond
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 29th, 2010

The Amazing Spider-Man #638

Here it is: the explanation for how and why Peter Parker and Mary Jane Watson never married. And it’s not as bad as you thought it would be.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Joe Quesada, Jim Shooter, David Michelinie, Stan Lee
Artists:
Paolo Rivera, Joe Quesada, Danny Miki, Paul Ryan, Vince Colletta, Marcos Martin
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 21st, 2010

Doctor Solar, Man of the Atom #1

"Doctor Solar" finds a new home with Dark Horse. There's good and bad to be found here.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Jim Shooter, Paul S. Newman
Artists:
Dennis Calero, Bob Fujitani
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 14th, 2010

Wonder Woman #600

There's something for everyone in "Wonder Woman" #600, but overall it's not as strong as one would hope.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J. Michael Straczynski, Gail Simone, Amanda Conner, Louise Simonson, Geoff Johns
Artists:
Don Kramer, George Perez, Amanda Conner, Eduardo Pansica, Scott Kolins, Michael Babinski, Scott Koblish, Bob Wiacek
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 30th, 2010

Jurassic Park #1

Sometimes it's fun to revisit a franchise that's almost twenty years old. Sometimes it's just a poorly executed idea that falls flat and rings hollow. Yeah, this is the latter.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Bob Schreck
Artists:
Nate Van Dyke
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 27th, 2010

Peter Parker #1

Peter goes up against a new foe while juggling his home and work life.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Bob Gale, Fred Hembeck
Artists:
Patrick Olliffe, Fred Hembeck
Reviewer:
James Hunt
March 29th, 2010

Disney's Hero Squad #1

The heroes of "Walt Disney Comics and Stories" spring from the pages of that series into their very own new series from BOOM! Kids.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Giorgio Salati, Bob Ogle
Artists:
Roberta Migheli, Paul Murry
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 5th, 2010

Showcase Presents: Ambush Bug Vol. 1

A great value for some great comics. Plus, Ambush Bug is kind of hilarious.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen, Robert Loren Fleming, Paul Kupperberg, Paul Levitz
Artists:
Keith Giffen, Bob Oksner, Carmine Infantino
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
December 30th, 2009

Adventure Comics #5

A good series goes off the rails here, as Superboy Prime invades the DC offices, literally.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Sterling Gates
Artists:
Jerry Ordway, Bob Wiacek, Francis Manapul
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
December 13th, 2009

Adventure Comics #4

In what is surely to be the strangest "Blackest Night" tie-in, the joke is getting a little old.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Sterling Gates, Michael Shoemaker
Artists:
Jerry Ordway, Bob Waicek, Clayton Henry
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 18th, 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

Justice Society of America #27

Jerry Ordway brings Bob Wiacek with him for an adventure featuring characters Ordway drew once, and others he can only claim as being inspiration for.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jerry Ordway
Artists:
Jerry Ordway, Bob Wiacek
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 28th, 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

Grim Furry Tales: Seeds

If you like the Brothers Grimm and Neil Gaiman, this imaginative collection of stories may be for you, if you’ll forgive the uneven writing and art.

Publisher:
Grim Crew
Writer:
Martin Brandt II
Artists:
Martin Brandt II, Jason Stephens, Eric Boswell, Chase Bowman, Matinho Duarte Abreu, Bob Smeets, Roberto Macedo Alves, Carl Jeffers, Paul Petyo, Timothy Kepple, Amanda Faye, Matthew Pinchback, Kit White, Candy Hart
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
February 28th, 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

Batman: The Strange Deaths of Batman

A mixed bag of Batman "death" reprints from the 1966 to 2001.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gardner Fox, Cary Bates, Bob Haney, David V. Reed, Gerry Conway, John Stanisci, Chuck Dixon
Artists:
Carmine Infantino, Joe Giella, Curt Swan, Jack Abel, Jim Aparo, John Calnan, Tex Blaisdell, Rich Buckler, Frank McLaughlin, Sal Buscema, John Stanisci, Greg Land, Drew Geraci
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
January 24th, 2009
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