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Convergence: Wonder Woman #2

After a surprisingly compelling first issue, Larry Hama and Aaron Lopresti's "Convergence: Wonder Woman" #2 falls into a series of standard and unappealing fight scenes.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Larry Hama
Artists:
Aaron Lopresti, Matt Banning
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 21st, 2015

Convergence: Aquaman #2

Aquaman faces off against Deathblow in Tony Bedard and Cliff Richards' "Convergence: Aquaman" #2.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tony Bedard
Artists:
Cliff Richards
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 18th, 2015

Convergence: Supergirl: Matrix #2

Keith Giffen and Timothy Green II kick things back to the 1990s with "Convergence: Supergirl: Matrix" #2 as the Matrix Supergirl and Lady Quark seek to avoid their fate.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen
Artists:
Timothy Green II, Joseph Silver
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 18th, 2015

Convergence: Green Lantern/Parallax #2

"Convergence: Green Lantern/Parallax" #2 feels like a lot of missed opportunities, as Tony Bedard, Ron Wagner and Bill Reinhold give Hal Jordan one final massacre.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tony Bedard
Artists:
Ron Wagner, Bill Reinhold
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 18th, 2015

Convergence: Superboy #2

Fabian Nicieza and Karl Moline might look like they're beating up on their lead character in "Convergence: Superboy" #2, but this brash Superboy isn't that far off from where the character was as "Zero Hour" struck.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Fabian Nicieza
Artists:
Karl Moline, Jose Marzan Jr.
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 18th, 2015

Convergence: Suicide Squad #2

"Convergence: Suicide Squad" #2 concludes with a bang and some dazzling artwork by Tom and Sian Mandrake, but Frank Tieri's story clearly needed more pages than it actually had available.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Frank Tieri
Artists:
Tom Mandrake
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 18th, 2015

Convergence: Nightwing/Oracle #2

Gail Simone and Jan Duursema conclude the struggle between Hawkman, Hawkwoman, Nightwing and Oracle in "Convergence: Nightwing/Oracle" #2.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gail Simone
Artists:
Jan Duursema, Dan Parsons
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 11th, 2015

Convergence: The Question #2

In "Convergence: The Question" #2 by Greg Rucka and Cully Hamner, the better man wins the battle, and Renee Montoya makes her peace with her father.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
Cully Hamner
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
May 11th, 2015

"Convergence: Titans" #2

"Convergence: Titans" #2 clearly aims to give Roy Harper the pre-"Flashpoint" happy ending that we never saw, but Fabian Nicieza, Ron Wagner and Jose Marzan Jr.'s comic feels a little too trite and convenient.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Fabian Nicieza
Artists:
Ron Wagner, Jose Marzan Jr.
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 8th, 2015

Convergence: Infinity Inc. #1

Infinity Inc. explores new, power-free careers in Jerry Ordway and Ben Caldwell's "Convergence: Infinity Inc." #1.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jerry Ordway
Artists:
Ben Caldwell
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
May 4th, 2015

Convergence: Blue Beetle #1

The big three of the Charlton heroes -- Blue Beetle, Captain Atom and the Question -- defend Hub City in Scott Lobdell and Yishan Li's "Convergence: Blue Beetle" #1.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Lobdell
Artists:
Yishan Li
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 4th, 2015

Convergence: Shazam! #1

The Big Red Cheese returns in all his thunderous glory in the pages of Jeff Parker, Evan Shaner and Jordie Bellaire's "Convergence: Shazam!" #1.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Evan Shaner
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 4th, 2015

Convergence: World's Finest Comics #1

"Convergence: World's Finest Comics" #1 lets Paul Levitz and Jim Fern team up the Shining Knight from the Seven Soldiers with Scribbly, but the concept is far stronger than the execution.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Levitz
Artists:
Jim Fern, Joe Rubenstein, Shannon Wheeler
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 1st, 2015

Convergence: Crime Syndicate #1

The idea behind "Convergence: Crime Syndicate" #1 is fun, as Brian Buccellato and Phil Winslade pit the old Earth-3 evil version of the JLA against the team from "DC One Million," but there's no energy to this comic.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Brian Buccellato
Artists:
Phil Winslade
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 1st, 2015

Convergence: Detective Comics #1

"Convergence: Detective Comics" #1 looks amazing thanks to Denys Cowan and Bill Sienkiewicz, but it's Len Wein's balanced story about two different domed cities that stands out the most.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Len Wein
Artists:
Denys Cowan, Bill Sienkiewicz
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 1st, 2015

Convergence: Booster Gold #1

"Convergence: Booster Gold" #1 directly follows a path that began back in "52" but, for those who have been tracking the character, this appears to be the start of a big payoff.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan Jurgens
Artists:
Alvaro Martinez, Raul Fernandez
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 30th, 2015

Superboy and the Legion of Superheroes #1

The Legion is trapped in their city and Superboy is stuck far away from home in Stuart Moore and Gus Storms' "Superboy and the Legion of Superheroes" #1.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Stuart Moore
Artists:
Gus Storms, Mark Farmer
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
April 27th, 2015

Convergence: Green Lantern Corps #1

David Gallaher, Steve Ellis and Ande Parks are handed one of the stranger moments in Green Lantern history to build off of in "Convergence: Green Lantern Corps" #1, but they make the most out of the setup.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
David Gallaher
Artists:
Steve Ellis, Ande Parks
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 27th, 2015

Convergence: Swamp Thing #1

Swamp Thing co-creator Len Wein enlists the talents of horror artist Kelley Jones to deliver "Convergence: Swamp Thing" #1.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Len Wein
Artists:
Kelley Jones
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 27th, 2015

Convergence: New Teen Titans #1

In "Convergence: New Teen Titans" #1 by Marv Wolfman and Nicola Scott, the Teen Titans are pitted against the Doom Patrol to kill or be killed, while Nightwing and Starfire come close to breaking up.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Marv Wolfman
Artists:
Nicola Scott, Marc Deering
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
April 24th, 2015

Convergence: The Flash #1

"Convergence: The Flash" #1 has Dan Abnett and Federico Dallocchio take on the fastest man alive, but the comic moves just as slowly as a depowered Barry Allen.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett
Artists:
Federico Dallocchio
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 24th, 2015

Convergence: Hawkman #1

It may be Gotham City, not Midway City, but the "Shadow War of Hawkman" era Hawks still come out to the "Convergence" event in Jeff Parker and Tim Truman's "Convergence: Hawkman" #1.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Tim Truman, Enrique Alcatena
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 24th, 2015

Convergence: Wonder Woman #1

Larry Hama's idea of cults forming inside the dome is a good one, but it's Joshua Middleton's art in "Convergence: Wonder Woman" #1 that steals the show.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Larry Hama
Artists:
Joshua Middleton
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 23rd, 2015

Convergence: The Adventures of Superman #1

Three weeks in, it's nice to see Marv Wolfman and Roberto Viacava break the usual format for a "Convergence" tie-in with "Convergence: The Adventures of Superman" #1.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Marv Wolfman
Artists:
Roberto Viacava, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 22nd, 2015

Convergence: Justice League International #1

Ron Marz and Mike Manley check in on Blue Beetle, Fire, Ice, Martian Manhunter, Captain Atom and Red Tornado in "Convergence: Justice League International" #1.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Ron Marz
Artists:
Mike Manley
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 20th, 2015

Convergence: Superboy #1

It's back to Cadmus Labs in "Convergence: Superboy" #1 as Fabian Nicieza and Karl Moline check in on Kon-El and crew under the dome.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Fabian Nicieza
Artists:
Karl Moline, José Marzan Jr.
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 20th, 2015

Convergence: Aquaman #1

"Convergence: Aquaman" #1 by Tony Bedard and Cliff Richards brings back Peter David's Aquaman, an Arthur/Orin who is married to Mera and has a harpoon as his left hand.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tony Bedard
Artists:
Cliff Richards
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
April 17th, 2015

Convergence: Green Arrow #1

Christy Marx and Rags Morales tackle the alternate first meeting of Oliver Queen and Connor Hawke in "Convergence: Green Arrow" #0 but, while good-intentioned, the comic feels a bit uneven.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Christy Marx
Artists:
Rags Morales, Claude St. Aubin
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 17th, 2015

Convergence: Superman: Man of Steel #1

Louise Simonson returns to her creation Steel alongside her former collaborator June Brigman in "Convergence: Superman: Man of Steel" #1, and it's ultimately a pleasant trip down memory lane.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Louise Simonson
Artists:
June Brigman, Roy Richardson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 17th, 2015

Convergence: Suicide Squad #1

Tom and Sian Mandrake's art on "Convergence: Suicide Squad" #1 is the high point of the issue, though Frank Tieri does his best to channel John Ostrander as the Squad prepares to take on the cast of "Kingdom Come."

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Frank Tieri
Artists:
Tom Mandrake
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 17th, 2015

Convergence: Supergirl: Matrix #1

"Convergence: Supergirl: Matrix" #1 lets Keith Giffen and Timothy Green II put a slightly absurd spin on the entire "Convergence" event, and this irreverence is exactly what readers needed.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen
Artists:
Timothy Green II, Joseph Silver
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 16th, 2015

Convergence: Harley Quinn #1

Steve Pugh and Phil Winslade's "Convergence: Harley Quinn" #1 gives the pre-"Flashpoint" Harley Quinn a chance to unleash her hyenas, forget about Mistah J. and swing the ol' mallet.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Steve Pugh
Artists:
Phil Winslade, John Dell
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 13th, 2015

Convergence: The Atom #1

A character answering to the name Ray Palmer fights crime in a version of Gotham City, but neither looks overly familiar in Tom Peyer and Steve Yeowell's "Convergence: The Atom" #1.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tom Peyer
Artists:
Steve Yeowell, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 13th, 2015

Convergence: Speed Force #1

Tony Bedard and Tom Grummett bring Wally West and his kids, Jai and Iris, back to four-color adventuring in the pages of "Convergence: Speed Force" #1.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tony Bedard
Artists:
Tom Grummett, Sean Parsons
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 13th, 2015

Convergence: Batman and Robin #1

The need for a continuation of the pre-"Flashpoint" "Batman and Robin" feels a little slim, but Ron Marz, Denys Cowan and Klaus Janson give it their all in "Convergence: Batman and Robin" #1.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Ron Marz
Artists:
Denys Cowan, Klaus Janson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 10th, 2015

Convergence: The Question #1

Greg Rucka and Cully Hamner give us another story with Renee Montoya and company in "Convergence: The Question" #1, and it makes their departure from the characters that much more poignant.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
Cully Hamner
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 9th, 2015

Batman: Black and White #1

"Batman: Black and White" #1, a revival of the anthology title from the 1990s, features five new Batman short stories by Chip Kidd, Neal Adams, Maris Wicks, John Arcudi, Howard Mackie, Michael Cho, Joe Quinones, Sean Murphy and Chris Samnee.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Chip Kidd, Neal Adams, Maris Wicks, John Arcudi, Howard Mackie
Artists:
Michael Cho, Neal Adams, Joe Quinones, Sean Murphy, Chris Samnee
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
September 9th, 2013

Batman: Death By Design

"Batman: Death By Design" is indeed a beauty by design but not much more.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Chip Kidd
Artists:
Dave Taylor
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
June 4th, 2012
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