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Thor #614

It’s Thor versus the Dísir as Kieron Gillen concludes his stint on the title.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Doug Braithwaite
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
September 8th, 2010

Young Allies #4

The Bastards of Evil have kidnapped two members of the Young Allies and are going to execute them on live TV. Oh snap.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Sean McKeever
Artists:
David Baldeón, N. Bowling
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
September 3rd, 2010

Captain America #609

Captain America and Baron Zemo come face to face. Better call a doctor.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker, Sean McKeever
Artists:
Butch Guice, Rick Magyar, Andrew Hennessey, Filipe Andrade
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
August 26th, 2010

Thor #613

Considering the title is just biding time until Matt Fraction and Pasqual Ferry arrive, "Thor" has been a pleasant read.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Richard Elson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 26th, 2010

Thor: The Rage of Thor #1

After his father and friends believed the false accusations that he murdered innocent people, Thor leaves Asgard and everything falls apart without him.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Peter Milligan
Artists:
Mico Suayan
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
August 5th, 2010

Thor #612

Last issue, Thor seemed amped to go to Hell and fight some Disir. This issue, eh, everyone just wants to talk. What happened?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Doug Braithwaite
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 29th, 2010

X-Men Hellbound #3

Will Magik be saved? Do you really think it could happen any other way so soon after the character was brought back? Me either.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Yost
Artists:
Harvey Talibao, Tom Raney, Sandu Flores, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 17th, 2010

X-Men: Second Coming #2

This final issue of "Second Coming" is mostly epilogue, but it also sets up new status quos for most of the main mutant titles.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Zeb Wells, Mike Carey, Craig Kyle, Chris Yost, Matt Fraction
Artists:
Ibraim Roberson, Esad Ribic, Greg Land, Jay Leisten, Terry Dodson, Rachel Dodson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 14th, 2010

Young Allies #2

"Young Allies" reminds me a lot of early "Young Avengers" and "New Warriors" issues, and that's a good thing.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Sean McKeever
Artists:
David Baldeon, N. Bowling
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 10th, 2010

Thor #611

Building on the events of “Siege,” Asgard tries to recover from devastation, but Mephisto unleashes ancient eaters of Asgardian souls, threatening all of those who died to protect Asgard.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Rich Elson
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 2nd, 2010

New Avengers: Luke Cage #3

An uncharacteristically weak script from John Arcudi and a fill-in artist drawing some pages means a poor finale.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
John Arcudi
Artists:
Eric Canete, Pepe Larraz
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 1st, 2010

Age of Heroes #2

"Age of Heroes" is less a collection of short stories, and more a group of teasers.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Sean McKeever, Brian Reed, Paul Cornell, Dan Slott
Artists:
David Baldeon, N. Bowling, Chad Hardin, Victor Olazaba, Mark Brooks, Ty Templeton
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 21st, 2010

Lockjaw and the Pet Avengers Unleashed #4

The cover promises an evil so big it couldn't fit on the cover. I was hoping for Fin Fang Foom. Boy, was I ever disappointed.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Eliopoulos
Artists:
Ig Guara
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 17th, 2010

Young Allies #1

A team of youthful heroes form a super-team together.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Sean McKeever
Artists:
David Baldeon, N. Bowling
Reviewer:
James Hunt
June 13th, 2010

Captain America #606

Butch Guice joins the book as the new regular artist and Baron Zemo returns. So, it’s bad news for Captain America, but it’s good news for readers.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker, Sean McKeever
Artists:
Butch Guice, David Baldeon, N. Bowling
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 10th, 2010

Thor #610

Summoned by Balder, Thor returns to Asgard, or what's left of Asgard.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Doug Braithwaite
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 29th, 2010

Amazing Spider-Man Presents: American Son #1

Someone is back in the American Son armor, but is it Harry Osborn?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Reed, Joe Caramagna
Artists:
Phillipe Briones, Todd Nauck
Reviewer:
James Hunt
May 24th, 2010

X-Men: Hellbound #1

"X-Men: Hellbound" #1 is almost all set-up for the rest of this mini-series, which means a slightly boring start but some potential later.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Yost
Artists:
Harvey Tolibao, Sandu Florea
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 9th, 2010

Thor #609

Thor isn't here, but we get plenty of action as Asgard falls and Loki continues to be Loki.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Billy Tan, Batt, Rich Elson
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
May 3rd, 2010

Iron Man/Thor (FCBD) #1

Think of it as an early look at Matt Fraction's "Thor" run. Or see it as an introduction to two characters that new readers should have a passing familiarity with already. Either way, it's a hit.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
John Romita Jr., Klaus Janson
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
May 2nd, 2010

Captain America #605

"Two Americas" comes to a surprisingly predictable conclusion, and that's not like Ed Brubaker.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker, Sean McKeever
Artists:
Luke Ross, Butch Guice, David Baldeon, N. Bowling
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 30th, 2010

Hercules: Fall of an Avenger #2

The time for mourning has past. Athena now calls for action from her newest champion, Amadeus Cho.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak, Fred Van Lente, Paul Tobin
Artists:
Ariel Olivetti, Reilly Brown, Jason Paz, Terry Pallot
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 25th, 2010

Avengers Vs. Atlas #4

The Atlas crew finishes their publicity tour as they build momentum towards a renewal of their series next month. In the meantime, we get a decent (but heady) team-up with the Avengers.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker, Jason Aaron
Artists:
Gabriel Hardman, Giancarlo Caracuzzo
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 25th, 2010

Sif #1

Sif stayed in Oklahoma -- until Beta Ray Bill came along. . .

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kelly Sue DeConnick
Artists:
Ryan Stegman, Tom Palmer, Victor Olazaba
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
April 21st, 2010

Lockjaw and the Pet Avengers Unleashed #2

For an issue that's supposed to explain the main thrust of the story, this is an awfully long flashback starring Frog Thor.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Eliopoulos
Artists:
Ig Guara
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 18th, 2010

Hulked Out Heroes #1

And by “Hulked Out Heroes,” they mean Hulkpool. That’s it. And he travels through time. Yay?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Humberto Ramos, Carlos Cuevas
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
April 15th, 2010

Black Panther/Captain America: Flags of Our Fathers #1

Adolf Hitler, Baron von Strucker, Nick Fury and the Howling Commandos –--and that’s just within the first ten pages!

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Reginald Hudlin
Artists:
Denys Cowan, Klaus Janson
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 7th, 2010

New Avengers: Luke Cage #1

Eric Canete's art is the star of this show, as Luke Cage investigates some trouble in Philly.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
John Arcudi
Artists:
Eric Canete
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
April 6th, 2010

Deadpool #21

Deadpool vs. Hit-Monkey, with a side order of Spider-Man.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Daniel Way
Artists:
Carlo Barberi, Sandu Florea
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
March 27th, 2010

Captain America #604

James Barnes and the Falcon have both been captured by the Watchdogs separately. They want one to be the ‘50s Captain America’s Bucky and the other to die. Can you guess which?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker, Sean McKeever
Artists:
Luke Ross, Butch Guice, David Baldeón, N. Bowling
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
March 26th, 2010

Thor #608

The Siege of Asgard continues to rage on as this tale adds threads to the fabric woven in "Siege" proper.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Rich Elson, Billy Tan, Batt
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 24th, 2010

Avengers vs. Atlas #3

Hardman's a fine artist and Parker brings a gentle humor to the in-between-fights scenes.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker, Paul Cornell
Artists:
Gabriel Hardman, Leonard Kirk
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
March 22nd, 2010

Hercules: Fall of an Avenger #1

I blame everyone who didn't buy "The Incredible Hercules" for its cancellation and this resulting mini-series.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak, Fred Van Lente, Paul Tobin
Artists:
Ariel Olivetti, Reilly Brown, Jason Paz
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 17th, 2010

Lockjaw and the Pet Avengers Unleashed #1

This comic has everything in it that you didn't know you were missing in comics – hippos, alligators, saber-toothed tigers, and Frog Thor! That's right, the Pet Avengers are back!

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Eliopoulos
Artists:
Ig Guara
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 9th, 2010

Thor #607

Ragnarok and roll is the name of the game here

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Billy Tan, Rich Elson, Batt
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 23rd, 2010

Avengers vs. Agents of Atlas #2

Giant-Man versus Gorilla Man equals Giant-Gorilla-Man! This issue has that to offer, as well as more of Jeff Parker's wit, accompanied by Gabriel Hardman's awesome art.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker, Scott Kurtz
Artists:
Gabriel Hardman, Zach Howard, Mark Irwin
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 21st, 2010

Deadpool #19

You’re better off rereading “Amazing Spider-Man” #611 for a great Spider-Man/Deadpool comic than reading this issue.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Daniel Way
Artists:
Carlo Barberi, Juan Vlasco, Sandu Florea
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
February 19th, 2010

Captain America #603

This would be a fairly standard issue of "Captain America" if it wasn't for its opening pages.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker, Sean McKeever
Artists:
Luke Ross, Butch Guice, David Baldeon, N. Bowling
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 17th, 2010

Psylocke #4

This is an ugly comic, in more ways than one.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Yost
Artists:
Harvey Tolibao, Sandu Florea
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
February 17th, 2010

Ultimate Comics Armor Wars #4

This series comes to a somewhat abrupt end, but Warren Ellis’ fine character work is on display.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Steve Kurth, Jeff Huet, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
February 10th, 2010

Thor #606

Gillen and Tan set the stage for the title’s role in “Siege” with Thor fighting Doom who happens to be using the Destroyer armor.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Billy Tan, Batt
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
January 26th, 2010

Avengers vs. Agents of Atlas #1

In a Marvel that's becoming stranger by the month, a bunch of freewheeling 50's throwbacks can fit right in.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Gabriel Hardman, Takeshi Miyazawa
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
January 26th, 2010

Captain America #602

Captain America is back. Not that one, the other one. No, the other other one.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker, Sean McKeever
Artists:
Luke Ross, Butch Guice, David Baldeón, N. Bowling
Reviewer:
James Hunt
January 25th, 2010

Thor #605

Kieron Gillen brings the thunder. Billy Tan brings the lightning. Doctor Doom doesn't seem to mind.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Billy Tan, Batt
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
December 26th, 2009

Nomad: Girl Without a World #4

Sean McKeever firmly establishes Rikki Barnes's place in the Marvel Universe, and the story is as earnest as the character.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Sean McKeever
Artists:
David Baldeon
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
December 21st, 2009

X-Force #22

Clayton Crain's techno-gothic artistry saves this from being yet another zombie superhero comic.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Christopher Yost, Duane Swierczynski
Artists:
Clayton Crain, Steve Dillon
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
December 21st, 2009

Thor #604

The Thunder God sets about to bring the hammer down upon Doctor Doom. Literally. The problem being Thor is not the first Asgardian to encounter Doom.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Billy Tan, Batt
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 1st, 2009

Thor Giant-Size Finale #1

J. Michael Straczynski exits "Thor" with a standard issue that advances the plot while not making things too difficult for those that follow.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
J. Michael Straczynski
Artists:
Marko Djurdjevic, Danny Miki, Allen Martinez
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
November 25th, 2009

Psylocke #1

Psylocke heads back to Japan with her former body in tow.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Yost
Artists:
Harvey Tolibao, Paul Neary
Reviewer:
James Hunt
November 12th, 2009

Dark X-Men #1

I was a little dubious about a "Dark X-Men" mini-series, but this first issue shows a lot of potential.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Paul Cornell, Duane Swierczynski
Artists:
Leonard Kirk, Jay Leisten, Steve Dillon
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 10th, 2009
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