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All-New X-Men #25

"All-New X-Men" #25 has a lot of great pin-ups from a wide swathe of comic artists, but don't expect any actual sort of plot from the framing device courtesy Brian Michael Bendis and David Marquez.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
David Marquez, Bruce Timm, Arthur Adams, David Mack, Skottie Young, Robbi Rodriguez, Lee Bermejo, Kent Williams, J.G. Jones, Ronnie Del Carmen, J. Scott Campbell, Maris Wicks, Jason Shiga, Dan Hipp, Max Wittert, Jake Parker, Jill Thompson, Paul Smith, Bob
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 9th, 2014

Batman Eternal #1

"Batman Eternal" #1 is an impressive start to DC's new wave of weekly titles, as Scott Snyder and James Tynion IV team up to tell a tightly-paced, well-characterized story that's lavishly illustrated by Jason Fabok.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV
Artists:
Jason Fabok
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
April 9th, 2014

Forever Evil: A.R.G.U.S. #6

As "Forever Evil" closes in on its own conclusion, Sterling Gates and Neil Edwards' "Forever Evil: A.R.G.U.S." #6 brings the meandering adventures and emotions of Steve Trevor to a temporary conclusion.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Sterling Gates
Artists:
Neil Edwards, Jay Leisten, Jason Paz
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 31st, 2014

Amazing X-Men #5

With cinematic-worthy spectacles drawn by Ed McGuinness, "Amazing X-Men" #5 brings Jason Aaron's story of "The Quest for Nightcrawler" to a close.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Ed McGuinness, Dexter Vines
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 28th, 2014

Wolverine and the X-Men #2

Things are a near complete mess already in issue #2 of Jason Latour and Mahmud Asrar's "Wolverine and the X-Men."

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Latour
Artists:
Mahmud Asrar
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
March 24th, 2014

X-Men #12

"X-Men" #12 wraps up the Arkea story, but Brian Wood, Kris Anka and Clay Mann's comic does so in about the most unsatisfying and perfunctory manner imaginable.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Kris Anka, Clay Mann, Seth Mann
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 20th, 2014

Beasts of Burden: Hunters and Gatherers #1

The trap is sprung as the beasts of Burden Hill attempt to find out the secret of an animal eating invisible monster in Evan Dorkin & Jill Thompson's "Beasts of Burden: Hunters and Gatherers."

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Evan Dorkin
Artists:
Jill Thompson
Reviewer:
Matt Little
March 14th, 2014

Fantastic Four #2

James Robinson and Leonard Kirk's "Fantastic Four" #2 runs into the same problem a lot of creators are having with these characters: how to make them exciting.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Leonard Kirk, Karl Kesel
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 14th, 2014

The Returning #1

An intriguing premise about coming back from the dead is marred by inconsistent art, stiff dialogue and an unexpected -- and unwanted -- move by the central character in "The Returning" #1 by Jason Starr and Andrea Mutti.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Jason Starr
Artists:
Andrea Mutti
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
March 12th, 2014

Wolverine and the X-Men #1

"Wolverine and the X-Men" #1 kicks off the new school-based series courtesy Jason Latour and Mahmud Asrar, but this first issue is off to a slightly lackluster start, even with Quentin Quire front and center.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Latour
Artists:
Mahmud Asrar
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 5th, 2014

Cataclysm: The Ultimates' Last Stand #5

"Cataclysm: The Ultimates' Last Stand" #5 wraps up the Galactus saga as Brian Bendis and Mark Bagley summon all hands to challenge the devourer of worlds.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Andrew Hennessy
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 27th, 2014

Wolverine and the X-Men #42

Jason Aaron is joined by a host of past artists to close down "Wolverine and the X-Men" #42, as many of the existing students graduate, while we get a glimpse of a possible future of the school too.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Nick Bradshaw, Pepe Larraz, Ramon Perez, Shawn Crystal, Steve Sanders, Nuno Alves, Tim Townsend, Chris Bachalo
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 26th, 2014

X-Men #11

In preparation for their final clash, Arkea and the Sisterhood resurrect two of the X-Men's deadliest enemies for Brian Wood and Kris Anka's "X-Men" #11.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Kris Anka
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
February 24th, 2014

Amazing X-Men #4

"Amazing X-Men" #4 has beautiful visuals from Ed McGuinness as the adventure in the afterlife continues, but Jason Aaron's story feels uncharacteristically slow and drawn out.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Ed McGuinness, Dexter Vines
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 24th, 2014

Wolverine and the X-Men #41

Following the events of the Hellfire Saga, Toad is forced to leave the Jean Grey School and seeks a second chance elsewhere in Jason Aaron, Pepe Larraz and Todd Nauck's "Wolverine and the X-Men" 41.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Pepe Larraz, Todd Nauck
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
February 17th, 2014

Thor: God of Thunder #19.NOW

Future King Thor returns to Jason Aaron's tales of the thunder god in the Esad Ribic drawn "Thor: God of Thunder" #19.NOW as Roxxon returns to gain Thor's notice.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Esad Ribic
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 14th, 2014

Insect Bath #1

"Insect Bath" #1, edited by Jason T. Miles, pays its own unique and unapologetic tribute to 1970s underground comix with a horror spin, and is an expectedly mixed but overall worthwhile homage to a classic counter-culture era.

Publisher:
Fantagraphics
Writer:
Zach Hazard Vaupen, Sammy Harkham, Juliacks, Max Clotfelter, Eamon Espey, Matthew Thurber, Jason T. Miles, Alex Delaney
Artists:
Zach Hazard Vaupen, Sammy Harkham, Juliacks, Max Clotfelter, Eamon Espey, Matthew Thurber, Jason T. Miles, Alex Delaney, Noel Freibert, Scott Roller
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
February 12th, 2014

X-Men #10.NOW

It does Brian Wood, Kris Anka, and Clay Mann a slight disservice to have "X-Men" #10.NOW being given the "Marvel NOW" spotlight, since it's in the middle of a storyline pitting the X-Men against old foes.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Kris Anka, Clay Mann
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 5th, 2014

Worlds' Finest Annual #1

"Worlds' Finest Annual" #1, written by Paul Levitz and drawn by Diogenes Neves, takes Huntress and Power Girl back to their days as Robin and Supergirl.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Levitz
Artists:
Diogenes Neves, Marc Deering
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 3rd, 2014

Superior Spider-Man #26

The endgame is in sight in Dan Slott, Humberto Ramos, Javier Rodriguez & Marcos Martin's "Superior Spider-Man" #26 as all three major plots in the book are set up for the Goblin Nation arc starting next issue.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Slott
Artists:
Humberto Ramos, Javier Rodriguez, Alvaro Lopez, Marcos Martin
Reviewer:
Matt Little
January 31st, 2014

Thor: God of Thunder #18

Thunder Gods and dragons fill the pages of "Thor: God of Thunder" #18, written by Jason Aaron with art from Das Pastoras.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Das Pastoras
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 31st, 2014

Guardians of the Galaxy #11.NOW

"Guardians of the Galaxy" #11 delivers the Guardians entry into "The Trial of Jean Grey" in a story by Brian Michael Bendis with superlative art from Sara Pichelli.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Sara Pichelli
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 30th, 2014

Cataclysm: The Ultimates' Last Stand #4

"Cataclysm: The Ultimates' Last Stand" #4 brings many of the Ultimate Universe characters together to talk about how they're going to beat Galactus in a tale from Brian Bendis and Mark Bagley.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Andrew Hennessy
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 30th, 2014

Amazing X-Men #3

The X-Men have been scattered across the afterlife and it's up to Nightcrawler to save them both in Jason Aaron, Ed McGuinness, and Dexter Vines' "Amazing X-Men" #3.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Ed McGuinness, Dexter Vines
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
January 20th, 2014

Thor: God of Thunder #17

The League of Realms' fight against Malekith comes to its conclusion, but they're not too pleased with how in Jason Aaron, Emanuela Lupacchino & Ron Garney's "Thor: God of Thunder" #17.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Emanuela Lupacchino, Ron Garney
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
January 20th, 2014

Detective Comics #27

Scott Snyder, Bryan Hitch and over twenty other top creators admirably and fittingly pay tribute to Batman and the character's enduring legacy on his 75th anniversary in the impressively-assembled "Detective Comics" #27.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
John Layman, Scott Snyder, Brad Meltzer, Peter J. Tomasi, Gregg Hurwitz, Mike Barr, Francesco Francavilla
Artists:
Jason Fabok, Sean Murphy, Bryan Hitch, Ian Bertram, Neal Adams, Guillem March, Francesco Francavilla
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
January 9th, 2014

Avengers World #1

Jonathan Hickman, Nick Spencer and Stefano Caselli travel to Italy, Barbuda and Madripoor in "Avengers World" #1.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman, Nick Spencer
Artists:
Stefano Caselli
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 8th, 2014

Worlds' Finest #18

"Worlds' Finest" #18 has Paul Levitz and R.B. Silva tell a story of Power Girl's superpowers fluctuating, even as Huntress makes a strong case for being successful without any special abilities.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Levitz
Artists:
Scott McDaniel, R.B. Silva, Joe Weems
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 13th, 2013

Amazing X-Men #2

Besieged by demon pirates, Storm, Iceman and Firestar go to Hell while Wolverine and Northstar find themselves in Heaven in Jason Aaron and Ed McGuinness' "Amazing X-Men" #2.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Ed McGuinness, Dexter Vines
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 9th, 2013

Cataclysm: The Ultimates' Last Stand #2

The cast of heroes and the danger of Galactus' threat grow in the second issue of "Cataclysm: The Ultimates' Last Stand."

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Andrew Hennessy
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
December 6th, 2013

Detective Comics #26

John Layman and Aaron Lopresti bring Man-Bat out to fight Batman in "Detective Comics" #26.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
John Layman
Artists:
Aaron Lopresti, Art Thibert
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 5th, 2013

Wolverine and the X-Men Annual #1

"Wolverine & The X-Men: Annual" #1 by Jason Aaron and Nick Bradshaw is the cute, if insignificant, story of what Kid Gladiator has been up to while away from The Jean Grey School For Higher Learning.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Nick Bradshaw, Walden Wong, Karl Kesel, Victor Olazaba
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
December 2nd, 2013

Wolverine and the X-Men #38

"Wolverine and the X-Men" #38 does a great job, post-crossover, of re-establishing the remit of the series courtesy Jason Aaron and Pepe Larraz. Of course, the series is also about to end.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Pepe Larraz
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 2nd, 2013

Avengers Arena #18

"Avengers Arena" #18 from Dennis Hopeless and Kev Walker draws a conclusion to the story, leaving a few characters behind to pick up the pieces and carry on.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dennis Hopeless
Artists:
Kev Walker, Jason Gorder
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 29th, 2013

Daredevil #33

Daredevil faces unholy terror that would drive any sighted man insane to get to the Darkhold book in Mark Waid, Chris Samnee and Jason Copland's "Daredevil" #33.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Waid, Chris Samnee
Artists:
Jason Copland
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
November 25th, 2013

X-Men #7

"X-Men" #7 brings back Lady Deathstrike courtesy Brian Wood, Terry Dodson and Rachel Dodson, and while the story itself is beautifully drawn and good on character interactions, the greater direction is nebulous.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Terry Dodson, Rachel Dodson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 21st, 2013

Thor: God of Thunder #15

Jason Aaron and Ron Garney take readers to Alfheim and Jotunheim in "Thor: God of Thunder" #15.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Ron Garney
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 18th, 2013

Manifest Destiny #1

The Lewis and Clark Expedition gets a surprise supernatural jumpstart in "Manifest Destiny" #1, an intriguing, imaginative retelling of American history by Chris Dingess and Matthew Roberts.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Chris Dingess
Artists:
Matthew Roberts
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
November 15th, 2013

Suicide Squad #25

"Suicide Squad" #25 brings O.M.A.C. into the mix as Matt Kindt and Patrick Zircher also address the ramifications of "Forever Evil" in the comic that calls Belle Reve one of its primary sets.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
Patrick Zircher
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 15th, 2013

Avengers Arena #17

Dennis Hopeless and Kev Walker's "Avengers Arena" #17 has the book poised to cross the finish line, and credit where it's due: everything has finally snapped into place nicely, just in time for the finale.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dennis Hopeless
Artists:
Kev Walker, Jason Gorder
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 14th, 2013

Detective Comics #25

"Detective Comics" #25 by John Layman, Jason Fabok and Jorge Lucas has a pair of Jim Gordon stories. The backup story, "Troubled Waters," flows directly out of "Whistleblower Blues," a Zero Year tale.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
John Layman
Artists:
Jason Fabok, Jorge Lucas
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
November 11th, 2013

Cataclysm: The Ultimates' Last Stand #1

"Cataclysm: The Ultimates' Last Stand" #1 puts Galactus on Ultimate Earth, with Brian Michael Bendis and Mark Bagley providing the particulars for the story.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Andrew Hennessy
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 11th, 2013

Amazing X-Men #1

"Amazing X-Men" #1 has the long-awaited return of Nightcrawler and some gorgeous art from Ed McGuinness and Dexter Vines, but a story from Jason Aaron that feels a bit slower than needed.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Ed McGuinness, Dexter Vines
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 6th, 2013

Nightwing Annual #1

"Nightwing Annual" #1 falls victim to the "pick the least likely suspect" game of guessing who the bad guy is, but Kyle Higgins, Jason Masters and Daniel Sampere turn out an otherwise pleasant comic.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kyle Higgins
Artists:
Jason Masters, Daniel Sampere, Vicente Cifuentes
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 31st, 2013

X-Men: Battle of the Atom #2

"Battle of the Atom" comes to a stumbling awkward end, including a few impotent deaths in "X-Men: Battle of the Atom" #2.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron, Brian Wood, Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Esad Ribic, Giuseppe Camuncoli, Andrew Currie, Tom Palmer, Matt Milla, Kris Anka, Chris Bachalo, Mark Irwin, Victor Olazaba, Stuart Immonen, Wade Von Grawbadger
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
October 31st, 2013

Forever Evil: A.R.G.U.S. #1

With crossover events come crossover specials and tie-in miniseries, such as "Forever Evil: A.R.G.U.S." #1 by writer Sterling Gates with a volleyball team worth of artistic co-creators.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Sterling Gates
Artists:
Phiip Tan, Neil Edwards, Javier Pina, Jason Paz, Jay Leisten
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 31st, 2013

Wolverine and the X-Men #37

The past, present and future X-Men clash with the Brotherhood at the place where it all began in Jason Aaron and Giuseppe Camuncoli's "Wolverine and the X-Men" #37.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Giuseppe Camuncoli, Andrew Currie
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
October 28th, 2013

Superior Spider-Man #19

Miguel O'Hara's visit from 2099 to Marvel NOW! ends with a timeplosion, leaving Dan Slott and Ryan Stegman with a giant hole in the ground where Horizon Labs used to be.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Slott
Artists:
Ryan Stegman, Livesay
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 16th, 2013

Forever Evil: Arkham War #1

Not unlike his escapades in "Knightfall," Bane leads the charge in "Forever Evil: Arkham War" #1 by writer Peter J. Tomasi and artist Scot Eaton.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Scot Eaton, Jamie Mendoza, Norm Rapmund, Mick Gray
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 9th, 2013

Suicide Squad #24

Matt Kindt joins Patrick Zircher to take over "Suicide Squad" #24, which is fitting since this entire issue set during "Forever Evil" is all about rival creative teams pitted against one another.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
Patrick Zircher
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 9th, 2013
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