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Sidekick #1

Writer J. Michael Straczynski and artist Tom Mandrake make a welcome return to the superhero genre in "Sidekick" #1, an uncomfortable but convincing story of a former hero who's long since fallen from public favor.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
J. Michael Straczynski
Artists:
Tom Mandrake
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
August 9th, 2013

Superman Annual #2

Dan Jurgens and Norm Rapmund make "Superman Annual" #2 look nice, but Scott Lobdell's rather pedestrian and low-key story combined with a misplaced backup from another title give readers little reason to bother with this issue.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Lobdell, Frank Hannah
Artists:
Dan Jurgens, Tom Derenick, Norm Rapmund
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
August 2nd, 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

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

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

Fury of Firestorm: The Nuclear Man #20

"The Fury of Firestorm: the Nuclear Man" #20 brings this series to a close, even though Dan Jurgens clearly has more ideas for Firestorm and friends.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan Jurgens
Artists:
Dan Jurgens
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 27th, 2013

Sword of Sorcery #8

Sword of Sorcery" #8 by Christy Marx, Aaron Lopresti, Travis Moore and John Livesay wraps up the final storyline of "Amethyst," in which Eclipso invades Nilaa, the Gemworld, and is determined to unite the power of all houses under his rule.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Christy Marx
Artists:
Aaron Lopresti, Travis Moore, John Livesay
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
May 17th, 2013

Worlds' Finest #12

Paul Levitz and a bevy of artists continue to document the misdeeds of Desaad as he tries to dismantle the life and career of Karen Starr in the pages of "Worlds' Finest" #12.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Levitz
Artists:
Kevin Maguire, Geraldo Borges, Robson Rocha, J. P. Mayer, Wayne Faucher
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 3rd, 2013

Sword of Sorcery #7

In "Sword of Sorcery" #7 by Christy Marx, Aaron Lopresti, Marc Andreyko and Andrei Bressan, Eclipso strikes and seeks to unite the power of House Diamond and House Onyx of Gemworld under his own rule, and Stalker tries to outwit the Devil.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Christy Marx, Marc Andreyko
Artists:
Aaron Lopresti, Andrei Bressan
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
April 22nd, 2013

The Fury of Firestorm: The Nuclear Man #18

Multiplex pops up as Firestorm tries to find his mother in Dan Jurgens' latest adventure told in the pages of "The Fury of Firestorm: the Nuclear Man" #18.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan Jurgens
Artists:
Dan Jurgens, Ray McCarthy, Karl Kesel
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 1st, 2013

Batman: The Dark Knight #18

"Batman: The Dark Knight" #18 plunges deeper into the rabbit hole as Gregg Hurwitz and Ethan van Sciver give the Mad Hatter's origin, but some elements are a bit problematic.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gregg Hurwitz
Artists:
Ethan van Sciver
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 1st, 2013

Batman, Incorporated #9

Grant Morrison and artists Chris Burnham and Jason Masters deal with the fallout of the death of Damian Wayne in "Batman Incorporated" #9.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Chris Burnham, Jason Masters
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

Justice League of America's Vibe #2

"Justice League of America's Vibe" #2 may have an awkward title, but it's starting to build up a path of its own as we see more of Vibe's family, both super-powered and real-life.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Andrew Kreisberg
Artists:
Pete Woods, Andres Guinaldo, Sean Parsons, Bit
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 20th, 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

Green Arrow #18

"The Kill Machine" continues to play havoc with Oliver Queen's life in Jeff Lemire and Andrea Sorrentino's "Green Arrow" #18.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Andrea Sorrentino
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 8th, 2013

The Fury of Firestorm: The Nuclear Man #17

It's around the point that Firestorm gets into a fight with the Teen Titans for absolutely no reason at all that Dan Jurgens and Ray McCarthy's "The Fury of Firestorm: The Nuclear Man" #17 falls apart.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan Jurgens
Artists:
Dan Jurgens, Ray McCarthy, Karl Kesel
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 4th, 2013

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Hive #4

"Star Trek The Next Generation: Hive" #4 brings to a close the miniseries from the mind of Trek mainstay Brannon Braga as the Enterprise crew face the Borg -- maybe for the final time.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Brannon Braga, Travis Fickett, Terry Matalas
Artists:
Joe Corroney
Reviewer:
James Hunt
March 4th, 2013

Sword of Sorcery #5

In "Sword of Sorcery" #5, Christy Marx and Aaron Lopresti reveal new facets of palace intrigue and family history in "Vyrian's Tomb" and Marc Andreyko and Andrei Bressan have Stalker foolishly making a deal with the devil in "

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Christy Marx, Marc Andreyko
Artists:
Aaron Lopresti, Andrei Bressan
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
February 25th, 2013

Team 7 #5

Writer Justin Jordan and artists Jesús Merino and Pascal Alixe add depth and detail to the DC Universe in "Team 7" #5 with a modern-day conversation between Deathstroke and Lynch and a flashback sequence exposing the origins of cybernetic organ

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Justin Jordan
Artists:
Jesus Merino, Pascal Alixe
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 18th, 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

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

Green Lantern: New Guardians #16

Tony Bedard and Aaron Kuder bring the Lantern's rainbow spectrum to light, putting Kyle Rayner back in the driver's seat for "Green Lantern: New Guardians" #16

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tony Bedard
Artists:
Aaron Kuder
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 25th, 2013

Sword of Sorcery #4

"Sword of Sorcery" #4 has Christy Marx and Travis Moore let Amethyst pop back to Earth in search of what she misses the most, while Marc Andreyko and Andrei Bressan start a new Stalker serial.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Christy Marx, Marc Andreyko
Artists:
Travis Moore, Karl Story, Andrei Bressan
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 24th, 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

Before Watchmen: Nite Owl #4

The best thing about "Before Watchmen: Nite Owl" is getting to compare the difference an inker can make in a comic; in this case, Bill Sienkiewicz subbing in for the late Joe Kubert over Andy Kubert's pencils.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J. Michael Straczynski
Artists:
Andy Kubert, Bill Sienkiewicz
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 27th, 2012

Justice League #15

The "Throne of Atlantis" crossover with "Aquaman" brings more panel time for the Sea King, but it also brings Geoff Johns' "Aquaman" collaborators: Ivan Reis, Joe Prado and Rod Reis to "Justice League" #15 as

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Joe Prado
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 27th, 2012

Sword of Sorcery #3

In "Sword of Sorcery" #3, both "Amethyst" by Christy Marx and Aaron Lopresti and "Beowulf" by Tony Bedard and Jesus Saiz feature some face-to-face confrontation time with murderous villainesses that are kind to one of the her

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Christy Marx, Tony Bedard
Artists:
Aaron Lopresti, Claude St. Aubin, Jesus Saiz
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
December 24th, 2012

Human Bomb #1

"Human Bomb" #1 takes a little of the classic Human Bomb character, mixes in some Damage, adds military service and is served up by Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray and Jerry Ordway.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Justin Gray, Jimmy Palmiotti
Artists:
Jerry Ordway
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 7th, 2012

The Fury of Firestorm: The Nuclear Man #14

"The Fury of Firestorm: The Nuclear Man" #14 is two issues into Dan Jurgens' revamp of the title, and it's already a big improvement over what came before. Tying it into the cancelled "Captain Atom" feels a bit risky, though.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan Jurgens
Artists:
Dan Jurgens, Ray McCarthy
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 29th, 2012

Sword of Sorcery #2

In "Amethyst" by Christy Marx and Aaron Lopresti, the Houses form new allegiances within and without as Amaya chooses her path, while "Beowulf" by Tony Bedard and Jesus Saiz sees Wiglaf choosing sides as Beowulf wages war on Grendel.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Christy Marx, Tony Bedard
Artists:
Aaron Lopresti, Jesus Saiz
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
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

Green Arrow #14

Ann Nocenti and Freddie Williams II seem to be biding their time on this title as the "Hawkman: Wanted" storyline sideswipes "Green Arrow" #14 with an unnecessary and muddy crossover.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Ann Nocenti
Artists:
Freddie Williams II, Rob Hunter
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 8th, 2012

The Fury of Firestorm: The Nuclear Man #13

"The Fury of Firestorm: the Nuclear Man" #13 marks brings a brand new start to the adventures of everyone's favorite nuclear-powered teen courtesy of Dan Jurgens.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan Jurgens
Artists:
Dan Jurgens, Ray McCarthy
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 25th, 2012

Sword of Sorcery #1

Christy Marx and Aaron Lopresti's "Amethyst" is pure fun and a guilty pleasure, and Tony Bedard and Jesus Saiz continue to flesh out their mysterious and grim, half-medieval, half-futuristic take on "Beowulf."

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Christy Marx, Tony Bedard
Artists:
Aaron Lopresti, Jesus Saiz
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
October 19th, 2012

Worlds' Finest #5

Jerry Ordway and Wes Craig step in to help out with the art chores on a fairly unspectacular "Worlds' Finest" #5.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Levitz
Artists:
George Perez, Jerry Ordway, Wes Craig, Serge Lapointe
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 8th, 2012

Green Arrow #13

For new readers who might want to jump on board to "Green Arrow" #13 (between the #0 last month and the new show "Arrow" next week), Ann Nocenti and Freddie Williams II serve up an impenetrable story.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Ann Nocenti
Artists:
Freddie Williams II, Rob Hunter, Art Thibert, Tom Denerick
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 5th, 2012

The Fury of Firestorm: The Nuclear Men

“The Fury of Firestorm: The Nuclear Men” #0 is a sound retelling of the origin but in the end lacks any punch.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Joe Harris
Artists:
Yildiray Cinar, Mario Alquiza
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
September 28th, 2012

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Hive #1

The Borg return in this celebratory 25th Anniversary "Star Trek: The Next Generation" adventure from Brannon Braga, Travis Fickett, Terrry Matalas and Joe Corroney.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Brannon Braga, Travis Fickett, Terry Matalas
Artists:
Joe Corroney
Reviewer:
James Hunt
September 24th, 2012

Justice League

"Justice League" #0 doesn't have a single Justice Leaguer in it. However, Geoff Johns' origin of Shazam is intriguing enough and Gary Frank's art is superb.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Gary Frank, Ethan Van Sciver
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
September 20th, 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

Sword of Sorcery

"Sword of Sorcery" #0 might have an inelegant title, but Christy Marx and Aaron Lopresti's revival of "Amethyst" is off to a good start, and Tony Bedard and Jesus Saiz's "Beowulf" is strong, too.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Christy Marx, Tony Bedard
Artists:
Aaron Lopresti, Jesus Saiz
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 19th, 2012

The Ravagers

"The Ravagers" #0 provides the origin of Beast Boy and Terra, sort of. There is nothing excessively revelatory here, but there is some colorful art.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Howard Mackie
Artists:
Ian Churchill, Norm Rapmund
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 17th, 2012

Superboy

"Superboy" #0 should serve as a jumping on point for a new readers, but while Tom DeFalco and R.B. Silva's issue has great art, the story ultimately sums up everything not so good about "Superboy."

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tom DeFalco
Artists:
R.B. Silva, Rob Lean
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 14th, 2012

Green Arrow

"Green Arrow" #0 resets the origins of Oliver Queen and Tommy Merlyn, giving both a little motivation as well as a shared history.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Judd Winick
Artists:
Freddie Williams II, Rob Hunter
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 10th, 2012

The Flash Annual #1

"The Flash Annual" #1 comes close to hitting some strong beats but quickly devolves into a superpowered shambles seen too many times before as the Flash fights the Rogues.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Francis Manapul, Brian Buccellato
Artists:
Marcus To, Scott Kolins, Diogenes Neves, Oclair Albert, Marcio Takara, Wes Craig
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
August 30th, 2012

Green Lantern Annual #1

With Geoff Johns and Ethan Van Sciver in the creators' chairs for "Green Lantern Annual" #1, that can only mean one thing: another epic tale bringing change to the Lanterns.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ethan Van Sciver, Pete Woods, Cam Smith
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 30th, 2012

The Fury of Firestorm: The Nuclear Men #12

"The Fury of Firestorm: the Nuclear Men" #12 changes the unstable dynamic between Jason Rusch and Ronnie Raymond forever.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Joe Harris
Artists:
Yildiray Cinar, Daniel Hdr, Marlo Alquiza, Walden Wong
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 25th, 2012

The Ravagers #4

Beast Boy and Terra get the spotlight treatment in "The Ravagers" #4 and readers get a bit of a surprise at the end of this issue: a Beast Boy-specific surprise with a New 52 twist.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Howard Mackie
Artists:
Daniel Sampere, Stefano Martino, Norm Rapmund
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 13th, 2012
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