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Batman: The Dark Knight #23

"Batman: The Dark Knight" #23 continues the battle against Clayface, but knowing that there's still more to come from Gregg Hurwitz and Alex Maleev is what makes this issue ultimately work well.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gregg Hurwitz
Artists:
Alex Maleev
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 30th, 2013

Aquaman #23

"Aquaman" #23 has Geoff Johns and Paul Pelletier wrap up "Death of a King," but while the conclusion has a fun moment or two (and there's a strong epilogue), this feels a little rushed.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Sean Parsons
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 28th, 2013

American Vampire Anthology #1

"American Vampire Anthology" #1 reminds readers why Scott Snyder and Rafael Albuquerque's creation is so beloved as more than a score of the comics' industry's biggest names contribute to the legend of Skinner Sweet.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder, Jason Aaron, Rafael Albuquerque, Jeff Lemire, Becky Cloonan, Francesco Francavilla, Gail Simone, Gabriel Bá, Fábio Moon, Greg Rucka
Artists:
Rafael Albuquerque, Declan Shalvey, Ivo Milazzo, Ray Fawkes, Becky Cloonan, Francesco Francavilla, Tula Lotay, Gabriel Bá, Fábio Moon, JP Leon
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 28th, 2013

Legion of Super-Heroes #23

Kevin Maguire steps in and helps Paul Levitz tie a bow on "Legion of Super-Heroes" #23.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Levitz
Artists:
Kevin Maguire
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 23rd, 2013

Birds of Prey #23

Christy Marx and Romano Molenaar explore the dreams of the cast of "Birds of Prey" #23, but with that aspect taking up half of the issue, it's hard to keep from feeling like it's a stalling tactic.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Christy Marx
Artists:
Romano Molenaar, Scott McDaniel, Jonathan Glapion
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 22nd, 2013

Batman #23

The third installment of "Zero Year" from Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo edges readers closer to the rise of Batman in "Batman" #23.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV
Artists:
Greg Capullo, Danny Miki, Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 14th, 2013

Trinity of Sin: Pandora #2

"Trinity of Sin: Pandora" #2 flies the "Trinity War" flag above its logo, but Ray Fawkes and Daniel Sampere try keep the focus on introducing Pandora to readers.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Ray Fawkes
Artists:
Daniel Sampere, Vicente Cifuentes
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 1st, 2013

Detective Comics Annual #2

"Detective Comics Annual" #2 both tells a stand-alone story featuring Jane Doe and also ties into the current "Detective Comics" run, as John Layman, Joshua Williamson, Scot Eaton and company use the Annual format well.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
John Layman, Joshua Williamson
Artists:
Scot Eaton, Szymon Kudranski, Derlis Santacruz, Jaime Mendoza, Rob Hunter
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 31st, 2013

Aquaman #22

In "Aquaman" #22 by Geoff Johns and Paul Pelletier, Aquaman sits unsteadily on his reluctantly reclaimed throne as three different groups of characters aim to knock him off it.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Sean Parsons
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
July 29th, 2013

Birds of Prey #22

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Christy Marx
Artists:
Romano Molenaar, Robson Rocha, Scott McDaniel, Jonathan Glapion, Sandu Florea
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 22nd, 2013

Earth 2 #14

A declaration of war sends Green Lantern, Flash and Doctor Fate into Dherain in "Earth 2 #14" as Nicola Scott returns to draw James Robinson's world-building.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Nicola Scott, Trevor Scott
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 8th, 2013

Detective Comics #22

"Detective Comics" #22 has John Layman and Jason Fabok introduce the Wrath into the New 52, and so far this villain is living up to its reputation as the Anti-Batman.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
John Layman
Artists:
Jason Fabok, Andy Clarke
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 3rd, 2013

Trinity of Sin: Pandora #1

Leading into DC Comics' "Trinity War" event, writer Ray Fawkes and a team of artists provide an attractive but stretched-out origin for the character of Pandora, and little else, in "Trinity of Sin: Pandora" #1.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Ray Fawkes
Artists:
Zander Cannon, Daniel Sampere, Vicente Cifuentes, Patrick Zircher
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
July 3rd, 2013

Aquaman #21

Geoff Johns and Paul Pelletier return to advance the story in "Aquaman" #21, and not everything is going Aquaman's way.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Sean Parsons
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 28th, 2013

Legion of Super-Heroes #21

"Legion of Super-Heroes" #21 begins the title's endgame, as Paul Levitz and Jeff Johnson seem to be trying to wrap up the book beginning with a series of defeats for the Legion.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Levitz
Artists:
Jeff Johnson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 21st, 2013

Batman: The Dark Knight Annual #1

Gregg Hurwitz and Syzmon Kudranski's "Batman: The Dark Knight Annual" #1 isn't bad, but if you've read Hurwitz's past "Batman: The Dark Knight" issues, this Scarecrow/Mad Hatter/Scarecrow story will be awfully famil

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gregg Hurwitz
Artists:
Syzmon Kudranski
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 30th, 2013

Justice League #20

"Justice League" #20 by Geoff Johns, Zander Cannon, Gene Ha, Andres Guinaldo and Joe Prado, and Gary Frank features two stories: "Secrets," a prologue to the forthcoming Trinity War, and Chapter 12 of the ongoing "Shazam!" ba

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Gene Ha, Andres Guinaldo, Joe Prado, Zander Cannon, Rob Hunter, Gary Frank
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
May 27th, 2013

Aquaman #20

John Ostrander and Manuel Garcia step in to fill the gap in "Aquaman" #20, and their work with the Others group of characters does things in a way that makes you feel for a split second like this is the regular creative team.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
John Ostrander
Artists:
Manuel Garcia, Sandra Hope, Rob Hunter, Ray McCarthy, Wayne Faucher
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 27th, 2013

Batman #20

Greg Capullo draws a very animated and intimidating Clayface to fit Scott Snyder's story in "Batman" #20.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV
Artists:
Greg Capullo, Danny Miki, Alex Maleev
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 9th, 2013

Aquaman #19

Geoff Johns and Paul Pelletier continue to celebrate everything there is to celebrate about Aquaman, from his many conflicts to the increasing cast of characters surrounding the current King of Atlantis in "Aquaman" #19.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Sean Parsons
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 3rd, 2013

Talon #7

James Tynion IV and Guillem March bid Scott Snyder adieu as everything falls apart for Calvin Rose in "Talon" #7.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Tynion IV, Scott Snyder
Artists:
Guillem March
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 26th, 2013

The Ravagers #11

As this series winds down, the writer's chair gets tighter with Tony Bedard, Michael A. Nelson and Scott Lobdell all contributing to "Ravagers" #11 in some capacity.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tony Bedard, Michael A. Nelson, Scott Lobdell
Artists:
Diogenes Neves, Geraldo Borges, Vicente Cifuentes, J.P. Mayer
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 15th, 2013

Batman #19

Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo serve up half of a story where the villain is a killer Bruce Wayne, while James Tynion IV and Alex Maleev take Superman and Batman on a supernatural hunt for a ghost light.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV
Artists:
Greg Capullo, Danny Miki, Alex Maleev
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 10th, 2013

Earth 2 #11

April brings DC's gatefold cover experiment that not only returns Doctor Fate to the DC Universe, but Mister Miracle as well in the James Robinson-written, Nicola Scott-drawn "Earth 2" #11.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Nicola Scott, Trevor Scott
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 5th, 2013

Aquaman #18

In "Aquaman" #18, Geoff Johns and Paul Pelletier begin a new story arc, ominously titled "Death of a King," as Arthur uneasily returns to reign in Atlantis, facing threats from at least three different directions.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Sean Parsons
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
April 1st, 2013

Time Warp #1

"Time Warp" delivers nine stories by fantastic talent like Damon Lindelof, Gail Simone, Jeff Lemire and Matt Kindt among others. And, yes, there are dinosaurs. And Adolf Hitler. Not at the same time, though.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Damon Lindelof, Tom King, Gail Simone, Simon Spurrier, Toby Litt, Peter Milligan, Ray Fawkes, Matt Kindt, Dan Abnett
Artists:
Jeff Lemire, Tom Fowler, Gael Bertrand, Michael Dowling, Mark Buckingham, Victor Santos, M. K. Perker, Andy MacDonald, Matt Kindt, I.N.J. Culbard
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 28th, 2013

Legion of Super-Heroes #18

Keith Giffen's second issue is perhaps his last on "Legion of Super-Heroes" #18, and that's too bad because Paul Levitz, Scott Kolins and Tom Denerick are definitely energized by his presence.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Levitz, Keith Giffen
Artists:
Scott Kolins, Tom Denerick
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 25th, 2013

Threshold #3

"Threshold" #3 from Keith Giffen, Tom Raney, Phil Winslade and Scott Kolins continues to muddle along, stirring intergalactic pots and trying to drum up interest.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen
Artists:
Tom Raney, Phil Winslade, Scott Kolins
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 18th, 2013

Aquaman #17

Now that the throne has been fought for and decided, Geoff Johns and Paul Pelletier guide Aquaman through some tough decisions in "Aquaman" #17.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Sean Parsons
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 28th, 2013

Threshold #2

"Threshold" #2 introduces Captain K'Rot and welcomes Blue Beetle into the interstellar adventure written by Keith Giffen and drawn by Tom Raney and Scott Kolins.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen
Artists:
Tom Raney, Scott Kolins
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 15th, 2013

Young Romance: The New 52 Valentines Day Special #1

"Young Romance: The New 52 Valentine's Day Special" #1 contains "six love stories from all corners of the DC Universe" from creative teams that include Andy Diggle, Ann Nocenti, Simon Bisley, Emanuela Lupacchino and Inaki Miranda.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Cecil Castellucci, Andy Diggle, Ray Fawkes, Kyle Higgins, Peter Milligan, Ann Nocenti
Artists:
Simon Bisley, Julio Ferreira, Julius Gopez, Sanford Greene, Emanuela Lupacchino, Jaime Mendoza, Inaki Miranda, Robson Rocha
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
February 11th, 2013

Batman: The Dark Knight #16

Ethan Van Sciver joins writer Gregg Hurwitz for the arrival of the Mad Hatter to the rebooted DC Universe in "Batman: The Dark Knight" #16.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gregg Hurwitz
Artists:
Ethan Van Sciver
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 31st, 2013

Ravagers #8

"Ravagers" #8 welcomes a new creative team for the New 52 Second Wave title in writer Michael Alan Nelson and artist Ig Guara.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Michael Alan Nelson
Artists:
Ron Frenz, Ig Guara, Norm Rapmund
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 21st, 2013

Threshold #1

Keith Giffen kicks off DC's new space superhero title along with Tom Raney and Scott Kolins, but while there's potential for both storylines, neither jumps out and demands to be read just yet.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen
Artists:
Tom Raney, Scott Kolins
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 17th, 2013

Frankenstein: Agent of S.H.A.D.E. #16

Matt Kindt and Alberto Ponticelli bid "Auf Wiedersehen!" to "Frankenstein, Agent of S.H.A.D.E." in a most appropriate manner: by having Frankenstein continue to fight the good fight.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
Alberto Ponticelli, Wayne Faucher
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 17th, 2013

Earth 2 #8

The basic idea behind James Robinson and Yildiray Cinar's "Earth 2" #8 sounds good in an outline form, but the actual execution of the Steppenwolf and Fury show feels remarkably flat and dull.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Yildiray Cinar, Ryan Winn, Ruy Jose
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 14th, 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

Talon #3

James Tynion IV, Scott Snyder, and Guillem March's "Talon" feels a tiny bit aimless right now, but this new issue's supporting cast holds enough promise that you'll hope that they stick around to provide direction.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Tynion IV, Scott Snyder
Artists:
Guillem March
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 7th, 2013

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

Talon #2

Scott Snyder and James Tynion IV guide "Talon" #2 into a story that is wonderfully matched for the art nouveau-influenced artwork of Juan Jose Ryp.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV
Artists:
Juan Jose Ryp, Vicente Cifuentes
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 3rd, 2012

Batman: The Dark Knight #14

Gregg Hurwitz and David Finch's "Batman: The Dark Knight" #14 continues to be the darkest title in the Batman family, as their Scarecrow story fakes the reader into thinking it's over when it's not.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gregg Hurwitz
Artists:
David Finch
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 29th, 2012

Aquaman #14

"Aquaman" #14 may serve as a prologue to "Throne of Atlantis," but this issue feels like Geoff Johns, Pete Woods, and Pere Perez are throwing the series into high gear once more.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Pete Woods, Pere Perez, Mario Alquiza, Ruy Jose, Sean Parsons, Cam Smith
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 29th, 2012

Legion of Super-Heroes #14

There are a few good moments in "Legion of Super-Heroes" #14, but Paul Levitz and Scott Kolins ultimately are serving up an absolutely average comic.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Levitz
Artists:
Scott Kolins
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 26th, 2012

Frankenstein: Agent of S.H.A.D.E. #14

"Frankenstein: Agent of S.H.A.D.E." #14 continues Matt Kindt's dabblings in the events of "Rotworld" with grotesquely fine artwork from Alberto Ponticelli.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
Alberto Ponticelli, Wayne Faucher
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 16th, 2012

Detective Comics #14

John Layman, Jason Fabok, Jeromy Cox and Dezi Sienty put the "Detective" back into "Detective Comics" #14 and mesh flawlessly to produce a praiseworthy Batman story.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
John Layman
Artists:
Jason Fabok
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 12th, 2012

Earth 2 #5

According to the cover of "Earth 2" #5, Grundy is the death god, but that doesn't stop Alan Scott from punching him square in the jaw.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Nicola Scott, Trevor Scott
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 8th, 2012

Detective Comics #13

"Detective Comics" #13 introduces the new creative team of John Layman and Jason Fabok, and their story of the Penguin wanting to make his mark on Gotham City is delightfully entertaining.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
John Layman
Artists:
Jason Fabok, Andy Clarke
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 5th, 2012

Teen Titans

Tim Drake gets a new origin in "Teen Titans" #0, courtesy of Scott Lobdell and Tyler Kirkham.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Lobdell
Artists:
Tyler Kirkham, Batt, Norm Rapmund, Jon Sibal
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 1st, 2012

Red Hood and the Outlaws

Like other team books during DC's Zero Month, "Red Hood and the Outlaws" #0 focuses on one member of the team. In this case we get the secret (and somewhat boring) origin of Red Hood.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Lobdell
Artists:
Pasqual Ferry, Ig Guara, Brett Booth
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 24th, 2012

DC Universe Presents

With five stories, "DC Universe Presents" #0 should have been fun, but instead it's a reminder why some of these characters already had their titles cancelled.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen, Dan DiDio, James Robinson, Rob Liefeld, Tony Bedard
Artists:
Keith Giffen, Scott Koblish, Tom Denerick, Marat Mychaels, Carlos Rodriguez, Bit, Scott McDaniel
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 20th, 2012
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