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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

Action Comics #13

When the back-up feature of "Action Comics" #13 is more satisfying than one involving Superman entering the Phantom Zone, it feels like something is slightly off-kilter.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison, Sholly Fisch
Artists:
Travel Foreman, Brad Walker, Andrew Hennessy
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 4th, 2012

Justice League

"Justice League" #0 doesn't have a single Justice Leaguer in it. However, Geoff Johns' origin of Shazam is intriguing enough and Gary Frank's art is superb.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Gary Frank, Ethan Van Sciver
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
September 20th, 2012

Legion Lost

Timber Wolf gets the solo spotlight to reveal his origin in "Legion Lost" #0. I would have preferred to see one of his teammates take that honor instead.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tom DeFalco
Artists:
Pete Woods
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 17th, 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

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

Batman: Earth One

"Batman: Earth One" brings a brand new Batman to bookshelves everywhere.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Gary Frank, Jonathan Sibal
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
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

Legion Lost #10

"Legion Lost" #10 takes the team back to the 31st century, but since this isn't the final issue of the series, you know it won't last.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tom DeFalco
Artists:
Pete Woods
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 14th, 2012

Action Comics #10

Grant Morrison takes "Action Comics" into a flashback that doesn't mesh with present day stories, but is intriguing nonetheless.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison, Sholly Fisch
Artists:
Rags Morales, Rick Bryant, CAFU
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

Legion Lost #9

The third installment of "The Culling" throws Harvest at the combined might of the Teen Titans and the time-lost Legion squad.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tom DeFalco
Artists:
Pete Woods
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 11th, 2012

Justice League #8

Green Arrow has come courting the Justice League for membership and the resulting mix is like oil and water.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Carlos D'Anda, Ivan Reis, Gary Frank, Joe Prado
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 18th, 2012

Justice League #7

"Justice League" #7 jumps to the present day and we see how the core seven have settled into being a team.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Gene Ha, Gary Frank
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 22nd, 2012

Legion Lost #7

"Legion Lost" seems to have found its way.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tom DeFalco
Artists:
Pete Woods
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 15th, 2012

Action Comics #7

Superman tussles with the Collector and gets a new suit, too.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison, Sholly Fisch
Artists:
Rags Morales, Rick Bryant, Brad Walker
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 7th, 2012

Legion Lost #6

Five members of the Legion are lost in the past, fighting an unknown number of foes with undefined capabilities. That past? Now. This book? Enjoyable.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Fabian Nicieza, Tom DeFalco
Artists:
Pete Woods, Matt Camp
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 9th, 2012

Action Comics #6

Superman visits his past to safeguard his future.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison, Sholly Fisch
Artists:
Andy Kubert, ChrisCross, John Dell
Reviewer:
James Hunt
February 1st, 2012

Flash #5

Francis Manapul and Steve Buccellato continue to make this book one of the most visually striking titles on the comic racks.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Francis Manapul, Brian Buccellato
Artists:
Francis Manapul
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 26th, 2012

Action Comics #5

If you're going to temporarily suspend your storyline for a two-parter by a guest artist, "Action Comics" #5 is the way to do it.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison, Sholly Fisch
Artists:
Andy Kubert, Jesse Delperdang, ChrisCross
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 4th, 2012

Legion Lost #4

Dawnstar is the focal character for this issue of “Legion Lost,” but the others get plenty of panel time.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Fabian Nicieza
Artists:
Pete Woods
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 17th, 2011

Action Comics #4

Earth is being invaded and its only hope is an alien! Guess they wish they hadn’t tortured Superman so much now, eh?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison, Sholly Fisch
Artists:
Rags Morales, Rick Bryant, Sean Parsons, Brad Walker
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 11th, 2011

T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents #1

"T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents" returns, with a story barely about the actual agents. Great for returning readers, not so much for new readers.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Nick Spencer
Artists:
Wes Craig
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 1st, 2011

Ultimate Hawkeye #4

Meet the newest additions to the Ultimate Universe: the Celestials and Eternals!

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Rafa Sandoval, Jordi Tarragona
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
November 27th, 2011

Action Comics #3

It's the flashback within a flashback that will grab your attention.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Rags Morales, Gene Ha, Rick Bryant
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 2nd, 2011

Ultimate Hawkeye #3

Hawkeye and a S.H.I.E.L.D. team are after the People’s superhuman formula. But, when even the Hulk is made useless, what hope do they have?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Rafa Sandoval, Jordi Tarragona
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 24th, 2011

Legion Lost #2

Five members of the Legion are lost in the past, fighting an unknown number of foes with undefined capabilities. That past? Now. This book? Enjoyable.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Fabian Nicieza
Artists:
Pete Woods
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 15th, 2011

Action Comics #2

Superman is Lex Luthor’s lab rat. And Luthor likes to play rough. Uh oh.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Rags Morales, Brent Anderson, Rick Bryant
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 5th, 2011

Legion Lost #1

"Legion Lost" feels determined to shed everything that would make it unique, until you start to wonder why this is even a Legion-related comic.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Fabian Nicieza
Artists:
Pete Woods
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 14th, 2011

Action Comics #1

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's Superman! Back again, but for the first time.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Rags Morales, Rick Bryant
Reviewer:
James Hunt
September 11th, 2011

Ultimate Comics Hawkeye #1

Ultimate Hawkeye is dispatched by S.H.I.E.L.D. to the Southeast Asian Republic (S.E.A.R.) to help with a rebellion and uncovers something that will change the global position on metahumans.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Rafa Sandoval, Jordi Tarragona
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
August 31st, 2011

T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents #10

Colleen and the T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents square off with the villainous Iron Maiden!

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Nick Spencer
Artists:
Dan McDaid, Mike Grell, Nick Dragotta
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
August 13th, 2011

Superman #712

It's a tough life, being a dog.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Rick Leonardi, Jonathan Sibal
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 22nd, 2011

Action Comics #901

Doomsday isn't interesting, let alone multiple Doomsdays.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Cornell
Artists:
Kenneth Rocafort, Jesus Merino
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 25th, 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

Superman/Batman #83

Cullen Bunn and ChrisCross's magically- themed story isn't bad, but it doesn't quite have the punch you'd expect either.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Cullen Bunn
Artists:
ChrisCross, Marc Deering
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 24th, 2011

Action Comics #899

Hey kids, let's talk it out.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Cornell
Artists:
Jesus Merino
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 31st, 2011

Action Comics #898

"The Black Ring" kicks into high gear, as a whole spate of villainy is revealed.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Cornell
Artists:
Pete Woods
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 24th, 2011

Action Comics #897

“Lex, this is all I’m going to tell you – soon, unless you make the wrong choice, you will crack the biggest joke of all time.”

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Cornell
Artists:
Pete Woods
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 27th, 2011

Action Comics #896

In which the two villain-led books of the DC Universe have themselves a crossover.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Cornell, Nick Spencer
Artists:
Pete Woods, R.B. Silva, Dym
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 29th, 2010

Teen Titans: Cold Case #1

“Rose and Eddie don’t realize the irony of what they’re saying. Two Titans taking on the Flashes’ Rogues does not exactly mean a team that’s together.”

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Mark Sable
Artists:
Sean Murphy
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 22nd, 2010

T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents #2

Meet the new Lightning and see the terrible cost that he pays to fill that role.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Nick Spencer
Artists:
CAFU, Bit, ChrisCross
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 10th, 2010

Action Comics #895

"Action Comics" continues to bring a lot of fun, even without that much action.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Cornell, Nick Spencer
Artists:
Pete Woods, R.B. Silva, Dym
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 24th, 2010

Action Comics #894

Lex Luthor meets Death of the Endless, perhaps not in the traditional manner.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Cornell
Artists:
Pete Woods
Reviewer:
James Hunt
October 28th, 2010

Green Arrow #5

“Wasn’t aiming there. It’s like she turned into the shot at the last second.”

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J. T. Krul
Artists:
Diogenes Neves, Vicente Cifuentes
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 28th, 2010

Star Wars: Legacy #50

The “Legacy” series draws to a close, but is it a “Return of the Jedi” type of close or more along the lines of “The Empire Strikes Back?”

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
John Ostrander, Jan Duursema
Artists:
Jan Duursema, Dan Parsons
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 18th, 2010

Action Comics #891

One of the greatest sound effects in comics gets some play in this issue. That’s right, “PUNT” makes a daring return to print. And yes, it does have something to do with Lex Luthor.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Cornell
Artists:
Pete Woods, Cafu, Bit
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 1st, 2010

X-Men: Second Coming #2

This final issue of "Second Coming" is mostly epilogue, but it also sets up new status quos for most of the main mutant titles.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Zeb Wells, Mike Carey, Craig Kyle, Chris Yost, Matt Fraction
Artists:
Ibraim Roberson, Esad Ribic, Greg Land, Jay Leisten, Terry Dodson, Rachel Dodson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 14th, 2010

Brightest Day: The Atom Special #1

Never big enough to hold his own title for very long, the Atom returns in this special that kicks off his pending back-up adventures.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeffrey Lemire
Artists:
Mahmud Asrar, John Dell
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 11th, 2010
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