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The Punisher #1

Becky Cloonan teams with Steve Dillon to tell a relatively standard story in "The Punisher" #1, which includes a couple of twists that might entice new readers while giving diehards exactly what they're looking for.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Becky Cloonan
Artists:
Steve Dillon
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
May 4th, 2016

Thunderbolts #1

Winter Soldier leads a classic lineup of Thunderbolts characters against threats from beyond the wall in Jim Zub and Jon Malin's "Thunderbolts" #1.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jim Zub
Artists:
Jon Malin
Reviewer:
Matt Little
May 4th, 2016

Velvet #14

In Ed Brubaker and Steve Epting's "Velvet" #14, Velvet pursues a meeting with with the President of the United States, who is one of the only men still alive who can answer her questions about X-14's death.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Steve Epting
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
May 2nd, 2016

Karnak #3

In Warren Ellis and Roland Boschi's "Karnak" #3, Karnak guesses the reason why the Inhuman boy was kidnapped and forces S.H.I.E.L.D. take a trip to the Chapel of the Single Shadow.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Roland Boschi
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
April 25th, 2016

Astonishing Ant-Man #7

Nick Spencer and Ramon Rosanas bring Scott Lang one step closer to jail in "Astonishing Ant-Man" #7.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Nick Spencer
Artists:
Ramon Rosanas
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 25th, 2016

Jupiter's Circle #5

Mark Millar, Chris Sprouse, Walden Wong and Ty Templeton's "Jupiter's Circle" #5 starts to wind things down, but -- even as we get a climactic confrontation -- the story feels unsure and up in the air.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Mark Millar
Artists:
Chris Sprouse, Walden Wong, Ty Templeton
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 18th, 2016

Heartthrob #1

Callie gets a new heart, a new attitude and a new ghost boyfriend in Christopher Sebela and Robert Wilson IV's "Heartthrob" #1.

Publisher:
Oni Press
Writer:
Christopher Sebela
Artists:
Robert Wilson IV
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
April 18th, 2016

Star Wars Special: C-3PO #1

James Robinson and Tony Harris deliver some storytelling magic in "Star Wars Special: C-3PO" #1, which answers how Threepio got his red arm and presents some great character development as well as superb pacing.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Tony Harris
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
April 13th, 2016

Moon Knight #1

Jeff Lemire and Greg Smallwood take Marc Spector out for a spin in "Moon Knight" #1, playing up his madness and calling into question how much, if any, of his career as Moon Knight is reality.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Greg Smallwood
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 12th, 2016

The Unbelievable Gwenpool #1

Christopher Hastings, Danilo Beyruth and Gurihiru put a slightly darker spin on Gwen Poole in "The Unbelievable Gwenpool" #1, but they also make this oddly amalgamated heroine fun and compelling.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Christopher Hastings
Artists:
Gurihiru, Danilo Beyruth
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
April 12th, 2016

Detective Comics #51

In Peter J. Tomasi and Fernando Pasarin's "Detective Comics" #51, the members of Jim Gordon's former Marine unit are being hunted down -- and he's next.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Fernando Pasarin, Matt Ryan
Reviewer:
Karen O'Brien
April 11th, 2016

Black Widow #2

Chris Samnee and Mark Waid's "Black Widow" #2 answers some of the questions raised in Natasha Romanov's smashing debut, but the ex-S.H.I.E.L.D. agent is still in world of trouble.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Samnee, Mark Waid
Artists:
Chris Samnee
Reviewer:
Karen O'Brien
April 11th, 2016

Star Wars: Poe Dameron #1

Charles Soule and Phil Noto take a safe approach to the Resistance's best pilot in "Star Wars: Poe Dameron" #1, which faithfully brings the characters and the tech to life in an attractive and inviting introduction.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Charles Soule
Artists:
Phil Noto
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
April 5th, 2016

Captain America: Sam Wilson #7

Sam, Steve, Maria and Bucky try to survive Pleasant Hill in Nick Spencer and Daniel Acuna's "Captain America: Sam Wilson" #7.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Nick Spencer, Joss Whedon, Tim Sale, Greg Rucka
Artists:
Daniel Acuna, Angela Unzueta, Matt Yackey, John Cassaday, Tim Sale, Mike Perkins
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
April 1st, 2016

X-Men '92 #1

In Chad Bowers, Chris Sims and Alti Firmansyah's "X-Men '92" #1, the X-Men open their school up, only to find themselves threatened by Russia's premiere superteam.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chad Bowers, Chris Sims
Artists:
Alti Firmansyah
Reviewer:
Matt Little
April 1st, 2016

Godzilla: Oblivion #1

Though Joshua Fialkov and Brian Churilla squeeze a mildly clever twist out of the franchise, the strength of "Godzilla: Oblivion" #1 lies more in its promise of what's to come than what it actually delivers.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Joshua Fialkov
Artists:
Brian Churilla
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
March 30th, 2016

Hyperion #1

Chuck Wendig and Nik Virella's "Hyperion" #1 is a passable issue with a pedestrian story that could just as easily feature most any other Marvel character in the lead.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chuck Wendig
Artists:
Nik Virella
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
March 28th, 2016

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 10 #25

As "Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10" #25 gears up for its finale, Christos Gage and Megan Levens unleash a nasty surprise on both the readers and characters alike.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage
Artists:
Megan Levens
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 28th, 2016

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1953 - Beyond the Fences #2

Mike Mignola, Chris Roberson, Paolo Rivera and Joe Rivera's "Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1953 - Beyond the Fences" #2 is like a nice, warm bath: a comforting way to unwind, relax and enjoy.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola, Chris Roberson
Artists:
Paolo Rivera, Joe Rivera
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 25th, 2016

Scarlet Witch #4

Wanda confronts the Emerald Warlock on the witches' road in James Robinson and Chris Visions' "Scarlet Witch" #4.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Chris Visions, Steve Dillon
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
March 21st, 2016

International Iron Man #1

Brian Michael Bendis' "International Iron Man" #1 is primarily a flashback to Tony Stark's college-age years, but it's Alex Maleev's art that's the selling point.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Alex Maleev
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 17th, 2016

Legends of Tomorrow #1

"Legends of Tomorrow" #1 has virtually no connection to the television show, but -- viewed on its own merits -- its three stories are well worth reading.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gerry Conway, Aaron Lopresti, Keith Giffen, Len Wein
Artists:
Eduardo Pansica, Rob Hunter, Aaron Lopresti, Matt Banning, Bilquis Evely, Yildiray Cinar, Trevor Scott
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 16th, 2016

Adventure Time #50

Christopher Hastings and Ian McGinty's "Adventure Time" #50 is a big one-shot story that focuses on Finn as a hero.

Publisher:
BOOM! Studios
Writer:
Christopher Hastings
Artists:
Ian McGinty
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
March 16th, 2016

Doctor Strange #6

The backup feature in "Doctor Strange" #6 has a lot of fun snapshots of a world without magic, which ultimately serves to balance out a slightly dreary and one-note main feature from Jason Aaron, Chris Bachalo and company.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Chris Bachalo, Tim Townsend, Al Vey, Mark Irwin, John Livesay, Wayne Faucher, Victor Olabaza, Jaime Mendoza, Mike Deodato, Jorge Fornes, Kev Walker, Kevin Nowlan
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 14th, 2016

Gotham Academy #16

"Gotham Academy" #16 continues the "Yearbook" storyline, allowing other creators like James Tynion IV and Ken Niimura to tell short stories at the boarding school.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Brenden Fletcher, James Tynion IV, Ken Niimura
Artists:
Adam Archer, Sandra Hope, Christian Wildgoose, Ken Niimura
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 14th, 2016

Detective Comics #50

Peter J. Tomasi and a handful of artists commemorate the history of the title in "Detective Comics" #50, but it's those artists who drive the issue.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Fernando Pasarin, Scot Eaton, Matt Ryan, Wayne Faucher, Scott McDaniel, Dean White, Rafael Albuquerque, Kelley Jones, Cameron Stewart
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
March 10th, 2016

Jupiter's Circle #4

In "Jupiter's Legacy" #4, Mark Millar and Chris Sprouse combine the wonder of the Silver Age with the political and social turmoil of the 1960s.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Mark Millar
Artists:
Chris Sprouse, Walden Wong
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
March 10th, 2016

Mockingbird #1

Chelsea Cain, Kate Niemczyk and Rachelle Rosenberg's "Mockingbird" #1 is an utter blast.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chelsea Cain
Artists:
Kate Niemczyk
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 9th, 2016

Haunted Mansion #1

In Joshua Williamson and Jorge Coelho's "Haunted Mansion" #1, Danny is drawn into a creepy mansion not to seek thrills, but to help his grandfather.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Joshua Williamson
Artists:
Jorge Coelho
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
March 9th, 2016

Vampirella #1

Trouble awaits Vampirella when she arrives in L.A. in Kate Leth and Eman Casallos' "Vampirella" #1.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Kate Leth
Artists:
Eman Casallos
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
March 7th, 2016

Black Widow #1

Chris Samnee and Mark Waid's "Black Widow" #1 gives readers an issue-long rollercoaster ride with a fun and fast-paced thriller that never takes a breather.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Samnee, Mark Waid
Artists:
Chris Samnee
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
March 2nd, 2016

Wynonna Earp #1

Beau Smith and Lora Innes' paranormal western "Wynonna Earp" #1 is a superb example of comic storytelling that welcomes any and all newcomers.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Beau Smith
Artists:
Lora Innes
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
February 24th, 2016

Star Wars #16

Jason Aaron, Leinil Yu and Gerry Alanguilan begin a new arc in "Star Wars" #16, which follows Leia's adventures.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Leinil Yu, Gerry Alanguilan
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
February 22nd, 2016

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10 #24

In "Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10" #24, Christos Gage and Megan Levens inch the series closer to its finale with a long-needed wrap-up of one story element, but this particular chapter feels curiously anticlimactic

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage
Artists:
Megan Levens
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 22nd, 2016

Power Man and Iron Fist #1

Luke Cage and Iron Fist tie up some loose ends but get more than they bargained for in David Walker and Sanford Greene's "Power Man and Iron Fist" #1.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
David Walker
Artists:
Sanford Greene
Reviewer:
Matt Little
February 17th, 2016

Spider-Gwen #5

Gwen is nowhere to be found in this issue, but that doesn't stop Jason Latour and Chris Visions from advancing the story in a tense and stylish way in "Spider-Gwen" #5.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Latour
Artists:
Chris Visions
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
February 15th, 2016

Deadpool #7

Deadpool takes readers on a whirlwind tour of his life in Gerry Duggan and Scott Koblish's "Deadpool" #7.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Gerry Duggan, Cullen Bunn, Ben Acker, Ben Blacker, Amy Chu, Tim Seeley, Mike Hawthorne
Artists:
Scott Koblish, Tyler Crook, Danilo Beyruth, Emilio Laiso, Mike Norton, Mike Hawthrone, Terry Pallot, Phil Noto
Reviewer:
Matt Little
February 12th, 2016

Detective Comics #49

As the second half of "The Bronze Age" continues in "Detective Comics" #49, Peter J. Tomasi and Fernando Pasarin settle into the title as more statue-inspired murders move through Gotham.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Fernando Pasarin, Matt Ryan
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 5th, 2016

Deadpool and the Mercs for Money #1

Deadpool leads a group of Z-listers on a smash-and-grab operation that may have universal ramifications in Cullen Bunn and Salva Espin's "Deadpool and the Mercs for Money" #1.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Cullen Bunn
Artists:
Salva Espin
Reviewer:
Matt Little
February 5th, 2016

Old Man Logan #1

An older version of Wolverine wakes up in the present, convinced he can stop his future from happening, in Jeff Lemire and Andrea Sorrentino's "Old Man Logan" #1.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Andrea Sorrentino
Reviewer:
Matt Little
February 1st, 2016

Hellboy Winter Special 2016 #1

"Hellboy Winter Special 2016" has some interesting winter-themed stories from a variety of creators, but almost all of them feel like they aren't quite the right length.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola, Scott Allie, Chris Roberson, Chelsea Cain, Dean Rankine
Artists:
Tim Sale, Michael Walsh, Michael Avon Oeming, Dean Rankine
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 29th, 2016

All-New Wolverine #4

Tom Taylor, David Lopez and David Navarrot's "All-New Wolverine" #4 continues to mix things up as Laura and her sisters go to Doctor Strange to save Zelda's life.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Tom Taylor
Artists:
David Lopez, David Navarrot
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 15th, 2016

Robin War #2

"Robin War" #2 brings the story to a slightly rushed but overall satisfactory conclusion, as King, Randolph, Martinez, Fernandez, Di Giandomenico, Pugh, McDaniel and Owens give us a story about rising up in the face of adversity.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tom King
Artists:
Khary Randolph, Alvaro Martinez, Raul Fernandez, Carmine Di Giandomenico, Steve Pugh, Scott McDaniel, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 15th, 2016

Swamp Thing #1

Len Wein returns to the character he co-created with fellow veteran Kelley Jones in "Swamp Thing" #1, which uses simple and solid storytelling punctuated with beautifully creepy illustrations.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Len Wein
Artists:
Kelley Jones
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
January 11th, 2016

Doctor Strange #4

In Jason Aaron and Chris Bachalo's "Doctor Strange" #4, the good Doctor warns the other magic-users of the impending apocalypse, but his analogy of using magic, punching and puking is what seals the deal.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Chris Bachalo, Tim Townsend, Al Vey, Mark Irwin, John Livesay, Wayne Faucher, Victor Olazaba, Jaime Mendoza
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 11th, 2016

The Vision #3

Tom King and Gabriel Hernandez Walta's "The Vision" #3 gets even creepier when Vision tries to bring Viv back to life, the house gets vandalized and Agatha Harkness sees a vision of the future.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Tom King
Artists:
Gabriel Hernandez Walta
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 8th, 2016

Obi-Wan and Anakin #1

Charles Soule and Marco Checchetto have a good handle on characterization in "Obi-Wan and Anakin" #1, but the setting and circumstance don't pack the same punch.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Charles Soule
Artists:
Marco Checchetto
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
January 7th, 2016

Spider-Man/Deadpool #1

Joe Kelly and Ed McGuiness reunite as Deadpool tries to hire himself a Spider-Man in "Spider-Man/Deadpool" #1.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Joe Kelly
Artists:
Ed McGuinness, Mark Morales
Reviewer:
Matt Little
January 5th, 2016

Robin: Son of Batman #7

Patrick Gleason, Ray Fawkes, Scott McDaniel and Andy Owens continue the "Robin War" crossover in "Robin: Son of Batman" #7, but a storyline that started off strong is starting to lose steam.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Patrick Gleason, Ray Fawkes
Artists:
Scott McDaniel, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 28th, 2015

Daredevil #2

Charles Soule and Ron Garney's "Daredevil" #2 is a standard Daredevil story, but its execution makes it above average.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Charles Soule
Artists:
Ron Garney
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 28th, 2015
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