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Detective Comics #19

"Detective Comics" #19 is also the 900th issue of the series, and to celebrate John Layman and Jason Fabok not only unleash an army of Man-Bats, but welcome in a plethora of back-up stories.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
John Layman, James Tynion IV
Artists:
Jason Fabok, Andy Clarke, Henrik Jonsson, Sandu Florea, Mikel Janin, Jason Masters
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 3rd, 2013

Action Comics #16

Boasting "The Second Death of Superman" on its cover, "Superman" #16 by Grant Morrison, Brad Walker, and Rags Morales falls short of living up to its own promises.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison, Sholly Fisch
Artists:
Brad Walker, Rags Morales, Andrew Hennessy, Mark Propst, Chris Sprouse, Karl Story
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 10th, 2013

American Vampire #34

"American Vampire" #34 is the conclusion to the first half of Scott Snyder and Rafael Albuquerque's decades-spanning adventures featuring Skinner Sweet and Pearl Jones.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 2nd, 2013

JSA Liberty Files: The Whistling Skull #1

B. Clay Moore and Tony Harris finally shepherd their Whistling Skull creation to the printed page with mixed results in "JSA Liberty Files: The Whistling Skull" #1.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
B. Clay Moore
Artists:
Tony Harris
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 21st, 2012

Earth 2 #7

In “Earth 2” #7, Yildiray Cinar fills in on the art chores to help James Robinson continue the construction and development of a whole new world, bringing in some fan favorite characters along the way.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Yildiray Cinar, Trevor Scott
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 10th, 2012

American Vampire #33

Scott Snyder and Rafael Albuquerque give readers plenty of reasons to get emotional with the story in "American Vampire" #33, the second-to-last issue before the series break.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 30th, 2012

Supergirl #14

"Supergirl" #14, written by Mike Johnson with art by Mahmud Asrar, is hip-deep in the "H'el on Earth" Super-title crossover.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Mike Johnson
Artists:
Mahmud Asrar
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 26th, 2012

American Vampire #32

Scott Snyder and Rafael Albuquerque serve up a healthy dish of exposition in "American Vampire" #32, as a surprising face from the title's first story makes her dramatic and dangerous return.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 2nd, 2012

American Vampire #31

Pearl Preston has the unwanted opportunity to reflect on her life and her station throughout the course of “American Vampire” #31 leading to a stunning final page reveal.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 26th, 2012

Supergirl

"Supergirl" #0 is the sort of title that will appeal to those who like Michael Green, Mike Johnson, and Mahmud Asrar's "Supergirl" but doesn't give anything extra to the reader, either.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Michael Green, Mike Johnson
Artists:
Mahmud Asrar
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 19th, 2012

American Vampire #30

"American Vampire" #30 is a great middle arc issue where the plot moves forward and some great narrative bombs are dropped.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
August 29th, 2012

Supergirl #12

"Supergirl" #12 sends Kara Zor-El to the bottom of the ocean to try to find answers about her origin.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Michael Green, Mike Johnson
Artists:
Mahmud Asrar, Cam Smith, Marc Deering
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 16th, 2012

American Vampire #29

To try and root out vampires, Skinner Sweet and Pearl Preston pose as House of Un-American Activities Committee agents in Scott Snyder and Rfael Albuquerque's "American Vampire" #29.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 30th, 2012

Batman #11

Batman and Talon go claw to beak for the fate of Gotham City, spinning, tumbling and kicking their way through the sky to come crashing down.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV
Artists:
Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion, Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 11th, 2012

American Vampire #28

"American Vampire" comes to Hollywood with explosive results.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
June 27th, 2012

Supergirl #10

Trapped inside Black Banshee's mind, or essence or something, Supergirl battles her way free with apparent ease in "Supergirl" #10.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Michael Green, Mike Johnson
Artists:
Mahmud Asrar
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
June 25th, 2012

Batman #10

Batman brings the Court of Owls fight right back to them as only Batman can.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV
Artists:
Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion, Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 14th, 2012

American Vampire #27

"American Vampire" #27 offers a peek further into the series mythos and it's clear Scott Snyder is here for the long con.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Riccardo Burchielli
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
May 30th, 2012

Supergirl #9

Black and Silver Banshees combine to really test Supergirl's super-hearing in "Supergirl" #9.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Michael Green, Mike Johnson
Artists:
Mahmud Asrar
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 21st, 2012

Mystery In Space #1

"Mystery in Space" is a truly mixed bag from start to finish.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Duane Swierczyski, Andy Diggle, Ming Doyle, Ann Nocenti, Nnedi Okorafor, Steve Orlando, Robert Rodi, Kevin McCarthy, Michael Allred
Artists:
Ramon Bachs, Davide Gianfelice, Ming Doyle, Fred Harper, Michael Wm. Kaluta, Francesco Trifogli, Sebastian Fiumara, Kyle Baker, Michael Allred
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 14th, 2012

Batman #9

"Night of the Owls" hits the book from which it originated, and it's easily the best chapter yet.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV
Artists:
Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion, Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 10th, 2012

Action Comics #9

Grant Morrison steps into another universe for "Action Comics" #9 with a reminder of what it means to be Superman.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison, Sholly Fisch
Artists:
Gene Ha, Cully Hamner
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 3rd, 2012

American Vampire #26

Calvin Poole, African-American vampire, heads down to Alabama in the 1950s to take in some music and find the "newness" of the country he keeps hearing about.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Roger Cruz
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 25th, 2012

Dominique Laveau: Voodoo Child #2

The origins of Dominique Laveau are revealed here, but that doesn't offer much in the way of clarity.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Selwyn Seyfu Hinds
Artists:
Denys Cowan, John Floyd
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 19th, 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

American Vampire #25

"Death Race" comes to a conclusion as "American Vampire" ends its quarter-century with a cliffhanger.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 29th, 2012

Supergirl #7

Michael Green, Mike Johnson and Mahmud Asrar throw some incredible odds against the Girl of Steel in "Supergirl" #7, pitting her against four Worldkillers: creatures bred for battle by the scientists of Krypton.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Michael Green, Mike Johnson
Artists:
Mahmud Asrar
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 22nd, 2012

American Vampire #24

"Death Race" plows forward, pitting vampire-killer Travis Kidd against one of the most worthy foes to cross the pages of "American Vampire."

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 22nd, 2012

American Vampire #23

Travis is your new favorite "American Vampire" character, and as such, his next move is all the more important.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
January 24th, 2012

Supergirl #5

Supergirl flies off into space, looking for her home. She doesn’t have a whole lot of luck.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Michael Green, Mike Johnson
Artists:
Mahmud Asrar
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 19th, 2012

American Vampire #22

Rafael Albuquerque returns to handle the art, as Scott Snyder's story jumps to tales of vampiric greasers. It's a great jumping-on point for a great title.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 28th, 2011

Supergirl #4

"Supergirl" inches along, but it would be better if the pace picked up a bit.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Michael Green, Mike Johnson
Artists:
Mahmud Asrar
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 22nd, 2011

The Shade
 #3

"The Shade" heads down under for what, to this non-Australian, feels like a nice change from cliché.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Cully Hamner
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 14th, 2011

American Vampire #21

A young gun goes down in a blaze of glory and so chooses his bed of nails.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Jordie Bernet
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
December 14th, 2011

The Shade #2

The Shade steps out of the shadows and picks up the pieces from the end of the last issue. Now he wants some answers.  

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Cully Hamner
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 23rd, 2011

American Vampire #20

Never mind that this is part 2 of 3, "American Vampire" #20 stands on its own wonderfully.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Jordi Bernet
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 2nd, 2011

Supergirl #2

For the first time in relaunch history Superman and Supergirl fight each other!

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Michael Green, Mike Johnson
Artists:
Mahmud Asrar, Dan Green
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 21st, 2011

The Unexpected #1

Another Vertigo anthology with lackluster writing and great art.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dave Gibbons, G. Willow Wilson, Alex Grecian, Joshua Dysart, Jeffrey Rotter, Mat Johnson, Joshua Hale Fialkov, Brian Wood, Selwyn Seyfu Hinds
Artists:
Dave Gibbons, Robbi Rodriguez, Jill Thompson, Farel Dalrymple, Lelio Bonaccorso, David Lapham, Rahsan Ekedal, Emily Carroll, Denys Cowan, Don Hudson
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 17th, 2011

The Shade #1

"Starman" fans, prepare to rejoice.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Cully Hamner
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 12th, 2011

American Vampire #19

Scott Snyder changes things up a little and yet retains ceiling high quality control over this pulp western tale.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Jordi Bernet
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
September 28th, 2011

Supergirl #1

The new "Supergirl" reboots Kara Zor-El once more, and makes her a stranger now more than ever.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Mike Johnson, Michael Green
Artists:
Mahmud Asrar, Dan Green
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 21st, 2011

Thunderbolts #163

This is one of the stranger status quo shifts for "Thunderbolts," and I'm dying to see where Parker and Walker take us.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Kev Walker
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 9th, 2011

American Vampire #18

Pearl Jones is a woman who holds her own and isn’t affected by the landscape. She affects it instead. For one moment alone, do not miss this issue.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
August 24th, 2011

American Vampire #17

Forget horror, this is a good old-fashioned war comic.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 27th, 2011

American Vampire #16

How fair is it that one of the most beautiful comics on the stands actually has great words in it, too? Who cares? Just enjoy!

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
June 29th, 2011

America Vampire #15

“You’ll do fine, so long as you’re not squeamish about blood. If you are, you better get over that. And fast.”

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 26th, 2011

Northlanders #40

A quiet one-off starring a man, and a deer.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Matthew Woodson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 12th, 2011

American Vampire #14

War is hell with vampires bringing something new to the table and Henry showing why he deserves your attention.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
May 1st, 2011

Superman #710

That's right, it's yet another previously untold tale of an early Superman and Batman team up. (Just how many of them are there?)

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Chris Roberson, J. Michael Straczynski
Artists:
Travel Foreman, Eddy Barrows, John Dell, J.P. Mayer
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 13th, 2011

Jimmy Olsen #1

Once again, proof that there is no such thing as a "bad character." All you need is the right take.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Nick Spencer
Artists:
R.B. Silva, Dym, Rob Lean, Amilcar Pinna
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 2nd, 2011
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