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Revenge #1

"Revenge" #1 by Jonathan Ross and Ian Churchill is a contrived and cliché-filled story about just that: revenge, and is also full of violence, gore, sex and bad language, which would be fine if it had any kind of meaningful story.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Ross
Artists:
Ian Churchill
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
February 26th, 2014

Astro City #8

Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson's story about the takedown of Winged Victory continues in "Astro City" #8, and it feels like this story about female empowerment is poised to go somewhere interesting.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Brent Anderson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 17th, 2014

Astro City #5

Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson bring back the Broken Man in "Astro City" #5, but while this deliberately jumbled story of story fragments and new characters might not be to everyone's taste, it holds up well on a re-read.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Brent Anderson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 9th, 2013

Angel & Faith #25

With "Angel & Faith" #25, Christos Gage and Rebekah Isaacs stick the landing in the conclusion of this series, putting a cap on the most successful "Buffyverse" comic series to date.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage
Artists:
Rebekah Isaacs
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 29th, 2013

Dark Horse Presents #27

"Dark Horse Presents" #27 has far more hits than misses, especially since to David Lapham, Caitlin R. Kiernan, Steve Lieber, Jane Espenson, Karl Moline, Steve Niles, and Menton3.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
David Lapham, Steve Niles, Peter Bagge, Michael T. Gilbert, Janet Gilbert, Ron Randall, Phil Stanford, Caitlin R. Kiernan, Jane Espenson, Andrew Vachss, Mike Richardson, Donny Cates, Eliot Rahal
Artists:
David Lapham, Menton3, Peter Bagge, Michael T. Gilbert, Ron Randall, Patric Reynolds, Steve Lieber, Karl Moline, Andy Owens, Dominic Reardon, Melissa Curtin
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 21st, 2013

Astro City #3

"Astro City" #3 concludes the new series' first two-part story, where Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson remind us that heroes come in all shapes and sizes.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Brent Anderson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 15th, 2013

Astro City #1

Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson debut their new "Astro City" #1, and it's a welcome return to this city of superheroes, even as a new narrative trick for the series is employed.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Brent Anderson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 5th, 2013

Angel & Faith #22

"Angel & Faith" #22 continues the end-run for the series, and even as Giles finally returns, Christos Gage and Rebekah Isaacs will make you wish that the series could get stretched out a bit longer.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage
Artists:
Rebekah Isaacs
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 31st, 2013

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9 #21

"Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9" #21 has the series limping towards its conclusion with a mixture of random story elements and lackluster art from Andrew Chambliss and Georges Jeanty.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Andrew Chambliss
Artists:
Georges Jeanty, Dexter Vines
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 9th, 2013

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9 #19

Andrew Chambliss and Georges Jeanty heat up the overall story arc in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9" #19, but a lack of focus in this series makes it hard to get that excited about "the Siphon."

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Andrew Chambliss
Artists:
Georges Jeanty, Dexter Vines
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 13th, 2013

Batman #17

"Death of the Family" delivers the punchline in "Batman" #17 by Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo for a satisfying conclusion to the Bat-family crossover event.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 13th, 2013

Angel & Faith #18

"Angel & Faith" #18 heats up as Christos Gage and Rebekah Isaacs show the master plan that's been brewing throughout the series -- and in a pleasant change of pace, all the pieces fit together quite well.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage
Artists:
Rebekah Isaacs
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 30th, 2013

Batman #16

The Joker finally catches his King as "Death of The Family" continues in Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo's "Batman" #16.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV
Artists:
Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion, Jock
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
January 15th, 2013

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Willow Wonderland #3

Jeff Parker, Christos Gage, and Brian Ching show us a mystical coven in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Willow Wonderland" #3, and pull off an important trick: they make a potentially false happy ending seem real.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker, Christos Gage
Artists:
Brian Ching, Jason Gorder
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 7th, 2013

Batman #15

In "Batman" #15, the Joker just keeps getting a little more creepy and a lot more dark, thanks to Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo.

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

Batman #14

"Batman" #14 has Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo continue "Death of the Family" with a dip into the chemicals that created the Joker and other past encounters, but the Joker is changing the rules this time.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV
Artists:
Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion, Jock
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 14th, 2012

Storm Dogs #1

David Hine and Doug Braithwaite's "Storm Dogs" #1 is a worthy addition to Image's growing library of sci-fi series, successfully merging the genre with crime fiction, and providing a solid visual experience.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
David Hine
Artists:
Doug Braithwaite
Reviewer:
Andy Liegl
November 7th, 2012

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9 #14

Jane Espenson and Karl Moline unleash Billy the Vampire Slayer in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9" #14, and what could have been cliché or even offensive ends up actually working quite well.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Jane Espenson, Drew Z. Greenberg
Artists:
Karl Moline, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 15th, 2012

Batman #13

"Batman" #13 is a deliciously terrible reintroduction to the Joker. Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo keep the tension nasty and the scares wickedly smart.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
October 9th, 2012

Batman

Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo bring a rare look at Bruce Wayne before he became Batman in "Batman" #0.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
James Tynion IV
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
September 13th, 2012

Angel & Faith #13

As someone who suffered through the original Connor storyline in "Angel," Christos Gage and Rebekah Isaacs show readers in "Angel & Faith" #13 that we actually can have a good story involving the hell dimension of Quor'toth.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage
Artists:
Rebekah Isaacs
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 29th, 2012

Spike #1

Victor Gischler and Paul Lee do their best with "Spike" #1, the start of a spin-off mini-series from "Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9," but ultimately it's just a reminder of something that didn't work in "Buffy the Va

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Victor Gischler
Artists:
Paul Lee, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 23rd, 2012

Batman #12

With the Owls vanquished, "Batman" #12 lets Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, Becky Cloonan and Andy Clarke shift to a satisfying story that focuses on a supporting character from an earlier issue.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV
Artists:
Becky Cloonan, Andy Clarke, Sandu Florea
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 8th, 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

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9 #11

Buffy gets a new job in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9" #11 and this time it's one that actually looks like a good fit.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Andrew Chambliss
Artists:
Georges Jeanty, Nathan Massengill
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 11th, 2012

Angel & Faith #10

"Angel & Faith" #10 is not only the best issue of the series to date, it's up there with a lot of episodes of "Angel" for sheer quality.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage
Artists:
Chris Samnee
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 31st, 2012

CLiNT #1

"CLiNT" #1 is a lure for new comic fans with some recent #1 issues and a few interesting articles.

Publisher:
Titan Books
Writer:
Mark Millar, Frankie Boyle, Monty Nero, Gerry Alanguilan
Artists:
Leinil Francis Yu, Dave Gibbons, Mike Dowling
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
May 24th, 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

Buffy The Vampire Slayer: Season Nine #8

The exposition arrives in "Buffy The Vampire Slayer: Season 9" #8 to explain last month's surprise cliffhanger, and everything grinds to a halt.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Andrew Chambliss, Scott Allie
Artists:
Cliff Richards, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 15th, 2012

Danger Club #1

Image brings "Danger Club" #1 to the stands, which features teen heroes and wonderfully surpasses expectations.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Landry Q. Walker
Artists:
Eric Jones
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 5th, 2012

Batman #7

Does Gotham City belong to Batman or the Court of Owls?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 21st, 2012

Buffy The Vampire Slayer: Season Nine #7

Between a Buffy and Spike conversation sure to melt the coldest heart and a cliffhanger guaranteed to shock you into speechlessness, this comic pulls no punches.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Andrew Chambliss
Artists:
Georges Jeanty
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
March 14th, 2012

Angel & Faith #7

Angel resists Drusilla's tempting offer to rid himself of sadness and the obligation that comes with it, meanwhile Faith doesn't even attempt to resist rekindling her relationship with her father, a (former) drunk who abandoned her as a child.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage
Artists:
Rebekah Isaacs
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
March 5th, 2012

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9 #6

Buffy considers her life, as a slayer and as a woman, as she tries to come to terms with the right decision about her pregnancy.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Andrew Chambliss
Artists:
Georges Jeanty, Karl Story
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
February 8th, 2012

Angel & Faith #6

"Angel & Faith" kicks off "Daddy Issues" with more father imagery than you can shake a stick at.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage
Artists:
Rebekah Isaacs
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 26th, 2012

Buffy The Vampire Slayer: Season 9 #5

Buffy experiences a “positive” change that could seriously alter her whole world. The rest is all dreams.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Andrew Chambliss
Artists:
Karl Moline, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
January 12th, 2012

Angel & Faith #5

The most famous vampire in the world, Harmony, needs the help of Angel Investigations, even if that’s just been whittled down to Angel and Faith.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage
Artists:
Phil Noto
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
January 1st, 2012

Batman #4

Explosions, owls, dusty old attics and Batman. That combination sure makes for a good comic.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 21st, 2011

Angel & Faith #4

Angel and Faith find the much sought after Mohra blood, but also uncover a deadly secret about it.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage
Artists:
Rebekah Isaacs
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
December 3rd, 2011

Batman #3

Batman searches for any clues regarding the Court of Owls and keeps coming up empty-handed.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
November 16th, 2011

Batman #3

A slow build to a nasty revelation is part of what makes "Batman" so great.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 16th, 2011

Buffy The Vampire Slayer: Season 9 #3

Buffy continues to be hated by just shy of everyone for her part in ridding the world of magic. Meanwhile, a new friend turns out to be not what he seems and both Buffy and Spike discover this fact far too late.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Andrew Chambliss
Artists:
Georges Jeanty, Dexter Vines
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
November 10th, 2011

Batman #2

Bruce Wayne is going to have to try some new things to survive the Court of Owls in the outstanding second issues of "Batman" by Scott Snyder & Greg Capullo.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
October 18th, 2011

Angel & Faith #2

"Angel & Faith," like an actual angel, has restored my faith in the Buffyverse comics.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage
Artists:
Rebekah Isaacs
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 28th, 2011

Batman #1

Scott Snyder had a turn at Batman with Grayson under the cowl in "Detective Comics." Now, Snyder has the chance to leave a mark on the Bruce Wayne Batman and makes a stellar first impression.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 20th, 2011

Buffy The Vampire Slayer: Season 9 #1

Buffy searches for herself and her place in the world after ridding the world of all its magic.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Joss Whedon
Artists:
Georges Jeanty, Dexter Vines
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
September 14th, 2011

Angel & Faith #1

Angel and Faith, two characters on seriously redemptive paths, team up for this interesting “Buffy The Vampire Slayer” spinoff that is off to a strong start.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage
Artists:
Rebekah Isaacs
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
September 1st, 2011

Ian Churchill's Marineman #6

The first volume of "Marineman" wraps up, leaving Steve Ocean and his supporting cast completely different than the way they were six issues ago. Oh, and there's a dude with an octopus for his head.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Ian Churchill
Artists:
Ian Churchill
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 24th, 2011

Ryder On The Storm #3

Trepanation, incest, hive queens, and all the perils of being a P.I. in a demon infested town.

Publisher:
Radical Comics
Writer:
David Hine
Artists:
Wayne Nichols, Hugo Petrus
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
April 20th, 2011

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?: Dust to Dust #8

The prequel to Philip K. Dick’s novel ends with a bang. Literally.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Chris Roberson
Artists:
Robert Adler
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
January 23rd, 2011
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