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Dark Horse Presents #13

Ghost returns to Dark Horse's publishing schedule in this anthology and some other interesting stories come along with her.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
John Layman, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Andrew Vachss, John Arcudi, Carla Speed McNeil, Steve Niles, Tim Seeley, Francesco Francavilla, Dean Motter, Mike Barron
Artists:
Carla Speed McNeil, Francesco Francavilla, Dean Motter, Sam Kieth, Jonathan Case, Phil Noto, Christopher Mitten, Victor Drujiniu, Geof Darrow, Steve Rude
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 20th, 2012

Batman and Robin #10

The idea behind "Batman and Robin" #10 is a good one, but the execution is a little uneven.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Patrick Gleason, Mick Gray
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 15th, 2012

American Vampire: Lord of Nightmares #1

"American Vampire: Lord of Nightmares" #1 has a lot to enjoy for both existing fans as well as new readers.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Dustin Nguyen
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 14th, 2012

Detective Comics #10

Ed Benes joins writer Tony S. Daniel for "Detective Comics" #10, kicking off a new storyarc for the Dark Knight.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tony S. Daniel
Artists:
Ed Benes, Rob Hunter, Szymon Kudranski
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 8th, 2012

Batman and Robin #9

Robin takes the lead of "Batman and Robin" #9, but it feels a little inadvertently silly at times.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Lee Garbett, Andy Clarke, Ray McCarthy, Keith Champagne
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 10th, 2012

Detective Comics #9

"Night of the Owls" invades "Detective Comics," and Daniel finds a good balance for his plots and that of the crossover.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tony Salavdor Daniel
Artists:
Tony Salvador Daniel, Szymon Kudranski, Sandu Florea
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 7th, 2012

Batman and Robin #7

"Batman and Robin" makes a serious charge to be the best Batbook released this month.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Patrick Gleason, Mick Gray
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 15th, 2012

Penguin: Pain & Prejudice #5

Penguin's problems continue to spiral out of control. Naturally that makes for good reading.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gregg Hurwitz
Artists:
Szymon Kudranski
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 9th, 2012

Batman & Robin #6

A situation that brings out the detective as well as the family man.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Patrick Gleason, Mick Gray
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
February 9th, 2012

My Greatest Adventure #4

Chugging along, this little anthology continues to entertain in bite-size installments.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Matt Kindt, Aaron Lopresti, Kevin Maguire
Artists:
Scott Kolins, Aaron Lopresti, Matt Ryan, Kevin Maguire
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 12th, 2012

Batman and Robin #4

Batman, Robin, and Nobody share a little heart-to-heart-to-heart. Also, Damian’s dog gets a name.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Patrick Gleason, Mick Gray
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 14th, 2011

Penguin: Pain & Prejudice #3

This issue features the continuing story of loss and how the Penguin copes with it. “Not well” factors in.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gregg Hurwitz
Artists:
Szymon Kudranski
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 10th, 2011

Penguin: Pain and Prejudice #2

This might be familiar ground for the Penguin, but it's so enjoyable I can't complain.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gregg Hurwitz
Artists:
Szymon Kudranski

Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 10th, 2011

Batman and Robin #3

This issue is more "Robin and Batman" than "Batman and Robin," and I like it.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Patrick Gleason, Mick Gray
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 9th, 2011

My Greatest Adventure #1

Robotman returns to the relaunched DCU and he’s sharing staples with Tanga and Garbage Man!

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Matt Kindt, Aaron Lopresti, Kevin Maguire
Artists:
Scott Kolins, Aaron Lopresti, Matt Ryan, Kevin Maguire
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 17th, 2011

Batman and Robin #2

Tomasi and Gleason bring a pleasant consistency to "Batman and Robin."

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Patrick Gleason, Mick Gray
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 13th, 2011

Penguin: Pain & Prejudice #1

Wah, wah, wah. The Penguin gets a chance to show readers just how bad he can be, and quite honestly, his bad makes this book very good.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gregg Hurwitz
Artists:
Szymon Kudranski
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 8th, 2011

Batman & Robin #1

Batman and Robin (Bruce and Damian) begin working together as a team for the first time since Bruce’s return from the dead. Also, someone is out to kill the agents of Batman Inc.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Patrick Gleason, Mick Gray
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
September 16th, 2011

Secret Six #35

"Secret Six" looks determined to end with a bang, not a whimper. The protagonists are still villains, and Gail Simons reminds us of that this month.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gail Simone
Artists:
J. Calafiore
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 10th, 2011

Zatanna #13

Zatanna gets a message from a magic cat, which includes an ominous warning Colton gets very bad news about where he comes from.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Dini
Artists:
Jamal Igle, Jon Sibal
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
May 21st, 2011

Secret Six #33

"Secret Six" wraps up a trip to Hell with a devilish choice to be made.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gail Simone
Artists:
J. Calafiore
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 6th, 2011

Zatanna #12

The story reads like it was meant for a much younger audience, but the art is drop-dead gorgeous.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Matthew Sturges
Artists:
Stephane Roux
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 23rd, 2011

Zatanna #11

Zatanna’s pal Mikey comes to her aid after months trapped as Oscar Hempel’s marionette Zee.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Dini
Artists:
Jamal Igle, Jon Sibal
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
April 2nd, 2011

Secret Six #31

"Secret Six" ramps up the heat, figuratively and literally.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gail Simone
Artists:
J. Calafiore
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 4th, 2011

Secret Six #30

“Firin’ from the hip at the woman I’m currently putting it to? Ain’t you got any chivalry or whatever at all?”

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gail Simone
Artists:
Jim Calafiore
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 3rd, 2011

Zatanna #9

Can you say, "Esirprus pukcab erutaef," kids? I thought you could.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Dini, Adam Beechen
Artists:
Cliff Chiang, Jamal Igle, Robin Riggs
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 27th, 2011

Batman: Streets of Gotham #18

"Batman: Streets of Gotham" is now officially in its end run, but so far it's more of a whimper than a bang.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Dini, Fabian Nicieza
Artists:
Dustin Nguyen, Derek Fridolfs, Szymon Kudranski
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 26th, 2010

Zatanna #8

“I psyched myself up smiled my sunniest smile, strutted onto the set. . . and vomited into the green puppet’s trashcan.”

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Dini
Artists:
Cliff Chiang
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 23rd, 2010

Zatanna #7

Zatanna is in LA to help with the opening of a magic museum. Things go wrong. Of course.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Adam Beechen
Artists:
Chad Hardin, Wayne Faucher
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
November 22nd, 2010

Zatanna #6

“Ralph and Sue. They’re not dead anymore. Good for them.”

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Dini
Artists:
Jesus Saiz
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 1st, 2010

Zatanna #5

This issue continues the Zatara family reunion that started in issue #4. It also includes the requisite fight with a demon.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Dini
Artists:
Chad Hardin, Wayne Faucher
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 19th, 2010

Zatanna #3

The end of the first "Zatanna" storyline is a bit predictable, but the art is still gorgeous.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Dini
Artists:
Stephane Roux
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 27th, 2010

Batman: Streets of Gotham #14

Remember when the second features were announced and we were promised variable page lengths for them? It finally happened.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Dini, Ivan Brandon
Artists:
Dustin Nguyen, Derek Fridolfs, Ramon Bachs, John Lucas
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 21st, 2010

The Mighty Crusaders #1

More tedium from DC's Red Circle revamp.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Eric Trautmann, Brandon Jerwa
Artists:
Julian Lopez, John Lucas
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
July 19th, 2010

Zatanna #2

Dini and Roux continue to make this a comic worth buying. We’re not that far off the ground floor at this point, there’s still room to jump on.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Dini
Artists:
Stephane Roux, Karl Story
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 26th, 2010

Batman: Streets of Gotham #12

The start of a two-parter focusing on C-list villain the Carpenter is pleasantly fun, even with a surprise pair of scripters.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Dini, Dustin Nguyen, Derek Fridolfs, Marc Andreyko
Artists:
Dustin Nguyen, Derek Fridolfs, Szymon Kudranski
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 20th, 2010

Zatanna #1

"Zatanna" kicks off with a great first act to a magical show.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Dini
Artists:
Stephane Roux, Karl Story
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 19th, 2010

The Mighty #12

The series reaches its conclusion with a final battle and forward-looking ending.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter Tomasi, Keith Champagne
Artists:
Chris Samnee
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
January 11th, 2010

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

The Mighty #10

The secret origin of Alpha One revealed. Spoiler: His evil is nothing new, and this comic is very good.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi, Keith Champagne
Artists:
Chris Samnee
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
November 7th, 2009

Strange Adventures #8

The series you forgot existed ends in a way that is rather forgettable.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jim Starlin
Artists:
Jim Starlin, Scott McDaniel, Al Milgrom, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 8th, 2009

Batman: Streets of Gotham #3

"Batman: Streets of Gotham" still doesn't feel as off-beat and different as advertised, but it's proving to be entertaining.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Dini, Marc Andreyko
Artists:
Dustin Nguyen, Georges Jeanty, Derek Fridolfs, Karl Story
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 20th, 2009

The Mighty #7

This is becoming more and more of a horror comic, and it's quite good.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter Tomasi, Keith Champagne
Artists:
Chris Samnee
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
August 6th, 2009

Blackest Night: Tales of the Corps #1

"Blackest Night: Tales of the Corps" tackles two familiar Lanterns and one new addition, but these origin stories don't quite spark enough interest.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Jerry Ordway, Chris Samnee, Rags Morales
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 15th, 2009

The Mighty #6

I was worried "The Mighty" might lose steam with the loss of Peter Snejbjerg, but it's just as, um, mighty as ever.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi, Keith Champagne
Artists:
Chris Samnee
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 6th, 2009

Batman: Streets of Gotham #1

In its debut, "Batman: Streets of Gotham" seems less the street-level version of a Batman title that we were promised, and more like an extension of Paul Dini and Dustin Nguyen's run on "Detective Comics." Now with added Manhunter

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Dini, Marc Andreyko
Artists:
Dustin Nguyen, Georges Jeanty, Derek Fridolfs, Karl Story
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 17th, 2009

Strange Adventures #3

So, is Synnar the Weird or is the Weird Synnar? And what happened to the Lady Styx growing out of a woman’s head last issue?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jim Starlin
Artists:
Manuel Garcia, Al Milgrom, Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
May 13th, 2009

The Mighty #4

This certainly isn't your father's "Superman."

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter Tomasi, Keith Champagne
Artists:
Peter Snejbjerg
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
May 6th, 2009

The Mighty #2

Snejbjerg's art looks great as the story begins to examine the obligations of the superhero.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi, Keith Champagne
Artists:
Peter Snejbjerg
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
March 7th, 2009

Strange Adventures #1

The sequel to “Rann-Thanagar Holy War” debuts amid a cloud of indifference. Does this issue demand to be read, firmly taking its place among the best and brightest on this week’s shelf? Um, no.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jim Starlin
Artists:
Manuel Garcia, Jim Starlin, Al Milgrom, Rob Hunter
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
March 7th, 2009
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