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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

Action Comics #890

No Superman? No problem.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Cornell
Artists:
Pete Woods
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 30th, 2010

Batman #700

A fun story featuring three Batmen is marred by a plethora of unnecessary ‘bonus’ materials and an inflated price tag.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Tony Daniel, Frank Quitely, Scott Kolins, Andy Kubert, David Finch, Richard Friend
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 9th, 2010

Superman: War of the Supermen #4

The story of the "War of the Supermen" started on May 1, and draws to a close twenty-five days later. That makes this a pretty good approximation of one hundred minutes, as far as publishing goes.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson, Sterling Gates
Artists:
Eddy Barrows, Cafu, Eduardo Pansica, J. P. Mayer, Bit
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 26th, 2010

DC Universe Legacies #1

DC rewrites history. Sort of. After continuity punches, crises of all kinds, and general uncertainty, a new history of the DC Universe emerges.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Len Wein
Artists:
Scott Kolins, Andy Kubert, Joe Kubert, J. G. Jones
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 23rd, 2010

Adventure Comics #11

In which everything happens exactly as you expected.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Sterling Gates, James Robinson
Artists:
Travis Moore, Julio Ferreira, Bernard Chang
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 14th, 2010

War of the Supermen #1

Superman against 100,000 people with the same powers? Tough odds.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Sterling Gates, James Robinson
Artists:
Jamal Igle, Jon Sibal
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 5th, 2010

Wonder Woman #43

As "Wonder Woman" nears its milestone six-hundredth issue, Gail Simone begins to wrap up her tale. The end result this month is a very enjoyable issue that features some splendid art by Nicola Scott.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gail Simone
Artists:
Nicola Scott, Fernando Dagnino, Doug Hazlewood, Wayne Faucher, Bit, Brad Anderson
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 4th, 2010

Avengers Vs. Atlas #4

The Atlas crew finishes their publicity tour as they build momentum towards a renewal of their series next month. In the meantime, we get a decent (but heady) team-up with the Avengers.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker, Jason Aaron
Artists:
Gabriel Hardman, Giancarlo Caracuzzo
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 25th, 2010

Superman: Secret Origin #5

As "Superman: Secret Origin" gets closer to modern times, the issues are slightly less compelling, but still well-crafted.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Gary Frank, Jon Sibal
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 12th, 2010

Wonder Woman #42

You have to admire DC's savvy marketing this week by putting Green Lanterns and a bright green background on the cover of "Wonder Woman" #42.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gail Simone
Artists:
Nicola Scott, Fernando Dagnino, Doug Hazlewood, Bit
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 1st, 2010

Avengers vs. Atlas #3

Hardman's a fine artist and Parker brings a gentle humor to the in-between-fights scenes.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker, Paul Cornell
Artists:
Gabriel Hardman, Leonard Kirk
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
March 22nd, 2010

Wonder Woman #41

Power Girl guest stars in this issue as she and Wonder Woman fight "like thoughtless badgers in the sky for all to see."

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gail Simone
Artists:
Chris Batista, Fernando Dagnino, Doug Hazlewood, Raul Fernandez
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 28th, 2010

Avengers vs. Agents of Atlas #2

Giant-Man versus Gorilla Man equals Giant-Gorilla-Man! This issue has that to offer, as well as more of Jeff Parker's wit, accompanied by Gabriel Hardman's awesome art.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker, Scott Kurtz
Artists:
Gabriel Hardman, Zach Howard, Mark Irwin
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 21st, 2010

Spider-Man and the Secret Wars #3

Spider-Man's all ages romp through the activities of "Secret Wars" continues here, with 100% more black costume!

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Paul Tobin
Artists:
Patrick Scherberger, Terry Pallot
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 14th, 2010

Superman: Secret Origin #4

In what might by Gary Frank's best-looking Superman comic yet, we get new origin for the Parasite and more.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Gary Frank, John Sibal
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
January 30th, 2010

Wonder Woman #39

The "Warkiller" storyline ends here, as one god plays out his hand and another reveals that he has more than a few tricks left up his sleeve. Poor Diana.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gail Simone
Artists:
Aaron Lopresti, Matt Ryan
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 27th, 2009

Spider-Man and the Secret Wars #1

An all-ages retelling of "Secret Wars," but with a lot for old-time fans to enjoy as well.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Paul Tobin
Artists:
Patrick Scherberger, Terry Pallot
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
December 9th, 2009

Superman: World of New Krypton #10

What happens when a stagnant society refuses to change?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka, James Robinson
Artists:
Pete Woods, Ron Randall
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 7th, 2009

Superman: World of New Krypton #8

Superman's two regular titles might be lackluster these days, but "World of New Krypton" is where it's at.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka, James Robinson
Artists:
Pete Woods, Ron Randall
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 12th, 2009

Superman: Secret Origin #1

Geoff Johns and Gary Frank offer a fresh new take on an old story. What's that? You've seen fresh new takes on Superman before? Well, this one is also a good read too.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Gary Frank, Jon Sibal
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 23rd, 2009

Superman: World of New Krypton #6

The S-shield numbering flips here, starting with a new #1, and changing to a red background. Appropriate considering "Codename: Patriot" involves a bit of military posturing.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka, James Robinson
Artists:
Pete Woods
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 8th, 2009

Superman: World of New Krypton #5

Courtroom Kryptonian drama and a surprise ending from Robinson, Rucka, and Woods. But it's not enough.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson, Greg Rucka
Artists:
Pete Woods
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
July 11th, 2009

Wonder Woman #33

"Rise of the Olympian" concludes with heads rolling, vows being made and characters stepping down paths they never imagined. It also happens to be a heck of a read.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gail Simone
Artists:
Aaron Lopresti, Matt Ryan
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 28th, 2009

Superman: World of New Krypton #3

Superman, no longer super, tries to quell a riot and free some hostages while depowered among thousands of newly-empowered Kryptonians.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson, Greg Rucka
Artists:
Pete Woods
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 14th, 2009

Superman: World of New Krypton #2

The introduction to New Krypton continues as Rucka, Robinson, Woods, Anderson, and Wands continue to add new pieces to the legend of Superman and his homeworld.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka, James Robinson
Artists:
Pete Woods
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 8th, 2009

Franklin Richards: April Fools!

Marvel's latest "Franklin Richards" special is, unsurprisingly, pretty darn funny.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Eliopoulos
Artists:
Chris Eliopoulos
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 1st, 2009

Wonder Woman #30

"Rise of the Olympian" continues here with characters rising, falling, being thrown about, and maybe even dropped on their heads.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gail Simone
Artists:
Aaron Lopresti, Matt Ryan
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 26th, 2009

Superman: World of New Krypton #1

Spinning out of events of the last half-year's worth of stories featuring the return of Kandor, this series puts Superman on Krypton with "his" people. Whether or not he's truly welcome there is where the story comes in.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson, Greg Rucka
Artists:
Pete Woods
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 4th, 2009

Wonder Woman #28

Looking for a book with gorilla knights, Wonder Women, and threatening menaces returned from beyond our world? Even if you're not, this book is worth thumbing through.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gail Simone
Artists:
Aaron Lopresti, Matt Ryan
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 3rd, 2009

Star Wars: Legacy #32

"It's a trap!" Those infamous words, bellowed by the most famous of all Mon Calamari echoed through my ears as I decided to give this issue a go. Is it really a trap? Read on. . .

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
John Ostrander
Artists:
Omar Francia
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 29th, 2009

Action Comics #873

"New Krypton" comes to a close, with an ending that is actually more interesting in what's to come, rather than what happens.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Pete Woods, Renato Guedes, Wilson Magalhaes
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 14th, 2009

Action Comics #872

The "New Krypton" crossover continues to be entertaining, but it's also starting to feel like one too many new elements are being inserted into a story that's nearing its conclusion.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Pete Woods
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 11th, 2008

Wonder Woman #26

Wonder Woman may not be the most popular of DC's trinity, but her book is kicking into high gear now, thanks to Gail Simone.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gail Simone
Artists:
Aaron Lopresti, Matt Ryan
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
December 3rd, 2008

Eternals Annual #1

Fred Van Lente writes a better story than we've seen in the main title, but the art is a significant step backwards.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Pascal Alixe
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
November 15th, 2008
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