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Power Girl #22

Superman teams up with Power Girl to fight dinosaurs in New York City, but these dinos have a bite that makes even Kryptonians bleed!

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Judd Winick
Artists:
Sami Basri
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
March 19th, 2011

Morning Glories #8

Hunter gets a date with Casey, but he’ll definitely be late, if he makes it at all, thanks to his own special nightmare.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Nick Spencer
Artists:
Joe Eisma
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
March 17th, 2011

Superboy #5

“Hey, even Krypto’s catching up! Come on, Conner, we got a crowd waiting for us. Let’s go!”

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Pier Gallo
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 10th, 2011

Power Girl #21

“Max Lord! Dick, he stole the OMAC Project, he killed tens of thousands that time, he just framed Captain Atom in Magog’s murder and killed nearly another 900 civilians in Chicago! He killed Ted Kord.”

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Judd Winick
Artists:
Sami Basri
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 25th, 2011

Batgirl #18

Batgirl versus... Klarion the Witch Boy? Really?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Bryan Q. Miller
Artists:
Dustin Nguyen, Derek Fridolfs
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 9th, 2011

Superman #708

It's a Straczynski title crossover this month, sort of.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Chris Roberson, J. Michael Straczynski
Artists:
Eddy Barrows, J.P. Mayer, Julio Ferreira
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 9th, 2011

Legion of Super-Heroes Annual #1

Do you see what eye see?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Levitz, Keith Giffen
Artists:
Keith Giffen, John Dell, Scott Koblish, Brian Douglas Ahern
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 2nd, 2011

Superboy #4

Jeff Lemire's overall plotting is fun, and this book is settling into a nice groove.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Pier Gallo
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 2nd, 2011

Power Girl #20

For a first-time reader of the Winick/Basri "Power Girl," it's an enjoyable introduction.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Judd Winick
Artists:
Sami Basri
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 19th, 2011

Superman #707

Incoming writer Chris Roberson gets this series back on track by derailing the absurdly bad “Grounded” run and offering a more exciting direction.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Chris Roberson, J. Michael Straczynski
Artists:
Allan Goldman, Eber Ferreira
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
January 14th, 2011

Superboy #3

“A little too busy. Smallville was supposed to be my place away from all the craziness.”

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Pier Gallo
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 5th, 2011

Power Girl #19

“Max Lord can control minds, can control our perceptions and now he’s done it on the largest scale imaginable. He’s fooled the whole world.”

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Judd Winick
Artists:
Sami Basri
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 23rd, 2010

Superman/Batman #79

We’re heading to the 853rd century with the return of Superman and Batman from “DC One Million!”AX

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Chris Roberson
Artists:
Jesus Merino
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 22nd, 2010

Batman, Inc. #2

Lord Death Man is dead. And now he’s not. Crap.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Yanick Paquette, Michel Lacombe
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 22nd, 2010

Superman #705

Straczynski tries to make a point about every-day heroes, but it gets lost in the melodrama.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J. Michael Straczynski
Artists:
Wellington Diaz, Eddy Barrows, J.P. Mayer, Eber Ferreira
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 18th, 2010

Batman Incorporated #1

The first issue of Morrison's "Batman Incorporated" is a blast, with an amazing art team in Paquette and Lacombe.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Yanick Paquette, Michel Lacombe
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
November 18th, 2010

Superboy #1

“I’m - - I’m okay. . . just tired. And don’t call me Conner in public, genius.”

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Pier Gallo
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 3rd, 2010

Batman/Catwoman: Follow the Money #1

Batman. Catwoman. Howard Chaykin. If that isn’t enough, I don’t know what else I can say.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Howard Chaykin
Artists:
Howard Chaykin
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
November 3rd, 2010

Superman #704

Wilson's fill-in script is solid, but the art doesn't quite live up to the early promise.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
G. Willow Wilson
Artists:
Leandro Oliveira, Walden Wong
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 27th, 2010

Power Girl #17

“He can jump. Do your scans show that? All kinds of jump-i-ness."

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Judd Winick
Artists:
Sami Basri
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 24th, 2010

Untold Tales of Blackest Night #1

Because you, the reader demanded more “Blackest Night,” here’s more “Blackest Night.” Or maybe DC just figured out we’d buy more “Blackest Night.”

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Pete Tomasi, Geoff Johns, Adam Schlagman, J. T. Krul, Jeremy Love, Ethan Van Sciver
Artists:
Patrick Gleason, Sandra Hope, Ivan Reis, Oclair Albert, Jason Fabok, Ryan Winn, Ed Benes, Brett Booth, Ethan Van Sciver
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 13th, 2010

Power Girl #16

Power Girl’s secret identity is out and it’s unintentionally comical with its over-the-top melodrama.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Judd Winick
Artists:
Sami Basri
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
September 24th, 2010

Superman #702

Superman’s walk across America continues on, with this issue bringing him to Detroit.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J. Michael Straczynski
Artists:
Eddy Barrows, J. P. Mayer
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 15th, 2010

Time Bomb #1

Upon finding a mysterious underground location, first things first, don’t try to break in, especially if that mysterious subterranean establishment is a Nazi base of some kind.

Publisher:
Radical Comics
Writer:
Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray
Artists:
Paul Gulacy, Charles Yoakum
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 2nd, 2010

Power Girl #14

While the “Brightest Day” banner isn’t flying over the logo on this cover yet, the influence of “Brightest Day” is certainly making itself known in the pages of this issue.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Judd Winick
Artists:
Sami Basri
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 27th, 2010

Batgirl #12

Batgirl, meet Proxy. Proxy, meet Batgirl. Thus ends the first year of this "Batgirl" series. This issue offers a bit of fun getting to that point.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Bryan Q. Miller
Artists:
Lee Garbett, Pere Perez, Walden Wong
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 18th, 2010

Superman #701

“Grounded” begins with Superman in Philadelphia, where he handles all sorts of problems including reminding us of the importance of obeying traffic laws.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J. Michael Straczynski
Artists:
Eddy Barrows, JP Mayer
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 14th, 2010

Wonder Woman #600

There's something for everyone in "Wonder Woman" #600, but overall it's not as strong as one would hope.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J. Michael Straczynski, Gail Simone, Amanda Conner, Louise Simonson, Geoff Johns
Artists:
Don Kramer, George Perez, Amanda Conner, Eduardo Pansica, Scott Kolins, Michael Babinski, Scott Koblish, Bob Wiacek
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 30th, 2010

Superman #700

This "Giant-Sized Anniversary Issue" may have plenty of pages, but I wouldn't say there's a whole lot to celebrate.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson, Dan Jurgens, J. Michael Straczynski
Artists:
Bernard Chang, Dan Jurgens, Norm Rapmund, Eddy Barrows, J. P. Mayer
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
June 28th, 2010

Power Girl #13

“Power Girl” hits the stands this week boasting a “New Team! More Power!” I don’t know about the “More Power!” part, especially since Tim Allen isn’t part of this new team.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Judd Winick
Artists:
Sam Basri
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 26th, 2010

Power Girl #12

Power Girl spends the day with Terra, while a succession of villains return.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Justin Gray, Jimmy Palmiotti
Artists:
Amanda Conner
Reviewer:
James Hunt
May 31st, 2010

Superman: War of the Supermen #4

The story of the "War of the Supermen" started on May 1, and draws to a close twenty-five days later. That makes this a pretty good approximation of one hundred minutes, as far as publishing goes.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson, Sterling Gates
Artists:
Eddy Barrows, Cafu, Eduardo Pansica, J. P. Mayer, Bit
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 26th, 2010

Superman: War of the Supermen #3

"Superman: War of the Supermen" is finally heating up, even as the inevitable conclusion is around the corner.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson, Sterling Gates
Artists:
Cafu, Bit
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 22nd, 2010

Adventure Comics #11

In which everything happens exactly as you expected.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Sterling Gates, James Robinson
Artists:
Travis Moore, Julio Ferreira, Bernard Chang
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 14th, 2010

War of the Supermen #1

Superman against 100,000 people with the same powers? Tough odds.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Sterling Gates, James Robinson
Artists:
Jamal Igle, Jon Sibal
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 5th, 2010

Superman #699

A transitional issue between one "Last Stand" issue and another, with some nice artwork by Bernard Chang.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Bernard Chang
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
May 4th, 2010

War of the Supermen (FCBD)

As far as free comics go, this one is not bad, but DC set the bar awfully high with last year's "Blackest Night" #0. This is no "Blackest Night."

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson, Sterling Gates
Artists:
Eddy Barrows, J. P. Mayer, Julián López, Bit, Aaron Lopresti, David Finch, Joe Weems, Gary Frank, Cafu, Ethan Van Sciver, Diogenes Neves, Vincente Cifuente
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 1st, 2010

Power Girl #11

The climactic showdown with the Ultra-Humanite. Another great-looking issue.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Justin Gray, Jimmy Palmiotti
Artists:
Amanda Conner
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
April 22nd, 2010

Superman #698

As a middle chapter of "The Last Stand of New Krypton," remarkably little happens.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Javier Pina, Bernard Chang
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 26th, 2010

Batgirl #8

It was bound to happen. This "Batgirl" series hits its hiccup issue. Hopefully it doesn’t get derailed by it.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Bryan Q. Miller
Artists:
Talent Caldwell, Yvel Guichet, John Stanisci
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 12th, 2010

Justice League: The Rise and Fall Special #1

Green Arrow's actions in "Justice League: Cry for Justice" come to light here, and the reaction is just what you'd expect. After all, there wouldn't be much of a story otherwise, right?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J.T. Krul
Artists:
Diogenes Neves, Mike Mayhew, Fabrizio Fiorentino, Vicente Cifuentes, Ruy José
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 10th, 2010

Superman #697

Superboy and Mon-El talk about the absence of Superman, which, in a book titled "Superman" should be ironic. Instead it's just a decent read.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Bernard Chang, Javier Pina
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 1st, 2010

Power Girl #9

Power Girl has a rough day from the beginning as she accidentally flashes her neighbor, never makes it to the bank, and has to fight Satanna and her animal minions.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Justin Gray, Jimmy Palmiotti
Artists:
Amanda Conner
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
February 18th, 2010

Batgirl #7

"Batgirl" is slowly finding its way, but it's not quite there yet.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Bryan Q. Miller
Artists:
Lee Garbett, Trevor Scott
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 11th, 2010

The Question #37

A clever and smart “Blackest Night” tie-in that can’t help but fall prey to the formula of the event.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dennis O’Neil, Greg Rucka
Artists:
Denys Cowan, Bill Sienkiewicz, John Stanisci
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
February 4th, 2010

Doom Patrol #7

Keith Giffen keeps throwing ideas at the wall, but I'm not sure any of them are going to stick.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen, J.M. DeMatteis
Artists:
Matthew Clark, Cliff Richards, Kevin Maguire, John Livesay
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 3rd, 2010

Superman #696

Not an awful lot happens in "Superman" this month, but it's still entertaining; doubly so with some great art.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Bernard Chang
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 30th, 2010

Starman #81

A worthy epilogue to the legendary Robinson "Starman" run.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Fernando Dagnino, Bill Sienkiewicz
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
January 21st, 2010

Blackest Night: JSA #1

: "Blackest Night: JSA" continues to expand the saga of "Blackest Night" throughout the DC Universe. This series makes way too much sense, given how many potential Black Lanterns are in some way connected to the JSA.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Eddy Barrows, Marcos Marz, Julio Ferreira, Luciana Del Negro, Ruy José
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 23rd, 2009

Batman: Streets of Gotham #7

Easily Paul Dini's best issue to date, "Batman: Streets of Gotham" reads like a disturbing episode of "Batman: The Animated Series."

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Dini, Marc Andreyko
Artists:
Dustin Nguyen, Cliff Richards, Derek Fridolfs, Art Thibert
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 21st, 2009
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