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Valiant-Sized Quantum & Woody #1

Quantum and Woody get star treatment in a standalone mega-sized read written by Tim Siedell and James Asmus with art from Pere Pérez and Brian Level in "Valiant-Sized Quantum and Woody" #1.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Tim Siedell, James Asmus
Artists:
Pere Perez, Brian Level
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 3rd, 2014

Punk Mambo

In "Punk Mambo" #0 by Peter Milligan and Robert Gill, Punk Mambo returns to London to settle old scores that are tied up with the genesis of her magic.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Peter Milligan
Artists:
Robert Gill
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
November 21st, 2014

Little Nemo: Dream Another Dream

Locust Moon Press' "Little Nemo: Dream Another Dream" is a love song to Winsor McCay's signature creation, with amazing creators and an impressive massive physical format.

Publisher:
*Self-Published*
Writer:
Josh O'Neill, David Tanh, Paul Allor, Jordan Mowat, Mark Buckingham, Roger Petersen, Farel Dalrymple, Jasen Lex, Jeremy Bastian, Peter Hoey, Maria Hoey, Andrea Tsurumi, David Petersen, Jonathan Tune, Paolo Rivera, Zander Cannon, Dave Chisholm, Fil Ba
Artists:
Gerhard, Mark Buckingham, Roger Petersen, Farel Dalrymple, Jasen Lex, Jeremy Bastian, Peter Hoey, Maria Hoey, Andrea Tsurumi, David Petersen, Jonathan Tune, Paolo Rivera, Zander Cannon, Dave Chisholm, Fil Barlow, Ronald Wimberly, J.G. Jones, Raul Gonzalez
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 19th, 2014

Swamp Thing Annual #3

"Swamp Thing Annual" #3 lets Charles Soule and company give us the long-promised battle between Swampy, Capucine, and the Demon, but in the end it's a bit anticlimactic.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Charles Soule
Artists:
Javier Pina, Carmen Carnero, Dave Bullock, Yanick Paquette
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 31st, 2014

Unity

As World War I winds down, Unit Y has one final mission to save London in Matt Kindt and Cary Nord's "Unity" #0.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
Cary Nord
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
October 20th, 2014

Uncanny X-Men #27

Uber-mutant Matthew Malloy's abilities continue to strengthen even as the X-Men and S.H.I.E.L.D. try to contain him, but Brian Michael Bendis and Chris Bachalo give Cyclops the best idea yet.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Chris Bachalo, Tim Townsend, Mark Irwin, Jaime Mendoza, Victor Olazaba, Al Vey
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 16th, 2014

Vertigo Quarterly: Magenta #1

Stories include corporate superheroes, a tale of teenage loss, snowed-in sibling rivalry and more in "Vertigo Quarterly Magenta."

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Rachel Deering, Carla Berrocal, Jody Houser, Annie Mok, Peter Milligan, Rian Hughes, Michael Moreci, Ryan K. Lindsay, Fabio Moon
Artists:
Matteo Scalera, Carla Berrocal, Nathan Fox, Dawson Walker, Rufus Dayglo, Rian Hughes, Andrea Mutti, Tommy Lee Edwards, Fabio Moon
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
August 1st, 2014

Guardians of the Galaxy #16

In "Guardians of the Galaxy" #16, Brian Bendis and artists Nick Bradshaw and David Marquez check in on confrontations with the Kree, the Skrulls, the Spartoi, Badoon and Shi'Ar.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Nick Bradshaw, David Marquez, Jason Masters
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 27th, 2014

Uncanny X-Men #22

It's the X-Men vs S.H.I.E.L.D., but only sort of, in Brian Michael Bendis and Chris Bachalo's "Uncanny X-Men" #22.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Chris Bachalo, Tim Townsend, Marc Deering, Mark Irwin, Jaime Mendoza, Victor Olazaba, Al Vey
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
June 23rd, 2014

Vertigo Quarterly: Cyan #1

Focusing a series of anthology one-shots on the four colors used for CMYK printing sounds odd, but "Vertigo Quarterly: Cyan" is off to a strong start with many good stories.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Shaun Simon, Joe Keatinge, Lee Garbett, Jock, Amy Chu, Monty Nero, Cris Peter, Ana Koehler, Robert Rodi, James Tynion IV, Fabio Moon
Artists:
Tony Akins, Ken Garing, Jock, Alitha Martinez, Al Davison, Ana Koehler, Javi Fernandez, Martin Morazzo, Fabio Moon
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 1st, 2014

Uncanny X-Men #19.NOW

It's the X-Men Vs. S.H.I.E.L.D.! Oh wait -- no it's not. But Brian Bendis & Chris Bachalo's "Uncanny X-Men" #19.NOW still a good story.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Chris Bachalo,Tim Townsend, Al Vey, Jaime Mendoza, Mark Irwin, Victor Olazaba
Reviewer:
Matt Little
March 21st, 2014

Animal Man #29

"Animal Man" #29 ends this era of the adventures of Buddy Baker and his family, courtesy of Jeff Lemire and Travel Foreman.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Travel Foreman, Jeff Lemire
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 19th, 2014

X-Men Legacy #300

"X-Men Legacy" #300 by Simon Spurrier, Mike Carey, Christos Gage, Tan Eng Huat, Steve Kurth and Rafa Sandoval is the meaning of a legacy, and reveals one of the smaller, heretofore unseen effects of the death of Professor X.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Simon Spurrier, Mike Carey, Christos Gage
Artists:
Tan Eng Huat, Steve Kurth, Rafa Sandoval, Craig Yeung, Allen Martinez, Jordi Tarragona
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
March 14th, 2014

Trillium #6

Nika and William come closer to discovering why reality feels so off -- and why their supposed "delusions" feel so real in Jeff Lemire's "Trillium" #6.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Jeff Lemire
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
February 10th, 2014

Trillium #5

Jeff Lemire gives his dual-pronged, sci-fi story an unneeded but nonetheless engaging shake-up in "Trillium" #5, but the gimmicky storytelling and unconventional art style hamper his ability fully stretch out and properly convey his story artist

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Jeff Lemire
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
December 9th, 2013

Trillium #4

Worlds (and times) collide with devastating results in Jeff Lemire's "Trillium" #4.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Jeff Lemire,
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
November 11th, 2013

Trillium #1

Writer and artist Jeff Lemire launches a fascinating first issue in "Trillium" #1 with an unusual storytelling choice that really pays off.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Jeff Lemire
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
August 7th, 2013

King Conan: The Hour of the Dragon #2

Tim Truman and Tomas Giorello are back in action in a faster-paced issue #2 that feels more like the original story it's based upon, and lets them both show their skills to the fullest.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Timothy Truman
Artists:
Tomas Giorello
Reviewer:
Nat Webb
June 28th, 2013

Age of Ultron #9

"Age of Ultron" #9 heads back to the events in "Age of Ultron" #6, with Brian Michael Bendis, Brandon Peterson and Carlos Pacheco getting trippy.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Brandon Peterson, Carlos Pacheco, Roger Bonet
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 6th, 2013

King Conan: The Hour of the Dragon #1

Timothy Truman and Tomas Giorello's new "King Conan" miniseries that looks set to continue the team's standards of quality and reverence to the source material, but feels a bit formulaic after years of similar books.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Timothy Truman
Artists:
Tomas Giorello
Reviewer:
Nat Webb
May 31st, 2013

Age of Ultron #7

"Age of Ultron" #1 from Brian Michael Bendis, Brandon Peterson and Carlos Pacheco is has Wolverine and Sue Richards return to a future where things have changed and their need to survive against new threats.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Brandon Peterson, Carlos Pacheco, Roger Martinez
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
May 2nd, 2013

Age of Ultron #6

"Age of Ultron" #6 welcomes Carlos Pacheco to the past and Brandon Peterson to the future, joining Brian Michael Bendis in his narrative depicting Ultron's devastation of humanity.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Brandon Peterson, Carlos Pacheco, Roger Martinez
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 17th, 2013

Sweet Tooth #40

"Sweet Tooth" #40 from Jeff Lemire draws the acclaimed series to a close with grace and flare, giving Gus one more battle to fight and one more future to face.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Jeff Lemire
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 10th, 2013

X-Men Legacy #3

Simon Spurrier and Tan Eng Huat's "X-Men Legacy" continues to search for its own schizophrenic voice, even as Spurrier has found a great one for Legion himself.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Simon Spurrier
Artists:
Tan Eng Huat, Craig Yeung
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
December 21st, 2012

X-Men Legacy #2

"X-Men Legacy" #2 by Simon Spurrier and Tan Eng Huat continues to roll out the cardboard cutouts of multiple personalities in David Haller's brain.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Simon Spurrier
Artists:
Tan Eng Huat, Craig Yeung
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 29th, 2012

X-Men Legacy #1

Simon Spurrier and Tan Eng Huat try to make a book focused on the character of Legion work, but "X-Men: Legacy" #1 doesn't hit the mark.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Simon Spurrier
Artists:
Tan Eng Huat, Craig Yeung
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 16th, 2012

Frankenstein: Agent of S.H.A.D.E. #13

Matt Kindt and Alberto Ponticelli construct an incredibly fun "Rotworld" tie-in for "Frankenstein: Agent of S.H.A.D.E." #13, a one-shot tie-in that can stand on its own two feet.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
Alberto Ponticelli, Wayne Faucher
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
October 15th, 2012

Captain Atom

J.T. Krul, Freddie Williams II, and Jose Villarrubia wrap up their series with "Captain Atom" #0, which looks great but ultimately tells us nothing new about Captain Atom's origin.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J.T. Krul
Artists:
Freddie Williams II
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 19th, 2012

Frankenstein: Agent of S.H.A.D.E.

"Frankenstein Agent of S.H.A.D.E." #0 by Matt Kindt provides an accessible entry point for new readers and boasts spectacular artwork by Alberto Ponticelli, but lacks the punch necessary to leave a lasting impact.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
Alberto Ponticelli, Wayne Faucher
Reviewer:
Andy Liegl
September 17th, 2012

Frankenstein, Agent of S.H.A.D.E. #12

Matt Kindt and Alberto Ponticelli drop Frankenstein into a leviathan graveyard in "Frankenstein, Agent of S.H.A.D.E." #12. It gets more bizarre from there.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
Alberto Ponticelli, Wayne Faucher
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 13th, 2012

Frankenstein, Agent of S.H.A.D.E. #10

Jeff Lemire has left "Frankenstein: Agent of S.H.A.D.E.," but Matt Kindt has stepped up to deliver new adventures for Frankenstein and friends.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
Alberto Ponticelli, Wayne Faucher
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 15th, 2012

Legends of the Dark Knight #1

Damon Lindelof and Jeff Lemire team up for DC's latest digital-first endeavor: "Legends of the Dark Knight" #1.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Damon Lindelof
Artists:
Jeff Lemire
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
June 8th, 2012

Frankenstein, Agent of S.H.A.D.E. #9

Frankenstein stabs the Rot a few times and finds his heart behind the bravado.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Alberto Ponticelli, Wayne Faucher
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
May 11th, 2012

Men of War #8

If you're looking for a comic featuring Frankenstein flying a fighter plane and throwing Nazis down from the sky, then you're in luck.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire, Matt Kindt
Artists:
Tom Derenick
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 5th, 2012

Frankenstein, Agent of S.H.A.D.E. #7

The revolt of the Humanids leaves S.H.A.D.E. City vulnerable -- or it would if Frankenstein wasn't around.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Alberto Ponticelli, Walden Wong
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 15th, 2012

Frankenstein, Agent of S.H.A.D.E. #6

This issue has a self-contained story as well as the kick-off to the next multi-issue arc.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Alberto Ponticelli
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
February 12th, 2012

Men of War #6

Sgt. Rock confronts Prior Hearst, the immortal embodiment of war.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Ivan Brandon, John Arcudi
Artists:
Tom Derenick, Richard Corben
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
February 5th, 2012

Action Comics #6

Superman visits his past to safeguard his future.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison, Sholly Fisch
Artists:
Andy Kubert, ChrisCross, John Dell
Reviewer:
James Hunt
February 1st, 2012

Captain Atom #5

"Captain Atom" has survived the culling of the "New 52" line. Curious what you've been missing?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J.T. Krul
Artists:
Freddie Williams II
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 18th, 2012

Frankenstein, Agent of S.H.A.D.E. #5

The other side of the battle between Frankenstein and O.M.A.C. still features stuff getting broken.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire, Dan DiDio
Artists:
Alberto Ponticelli
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 13th, 2012

Uncanny X-Force #19.1

Sabretooth and Jean Grey return to their home in the Age of Apocalypse.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Billy Tan
Reviewer:
James Hunt
January 8th, 2012

Action Comics #5

If you're going to temporarily suspend your storyline for a two-parter by a guest artist, "Action Comics" #5 is the way to do it.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison, Sholly Fisch
Artists:
Andy Kubert, Jesse Delperdang, ChrisCross
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 4th, 2012

Captain Atom #4

It's hard to shake the feeling that this isn't "Doctor Manhattan: The Series," but it's still entertaining.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J.T. Krul
Artists:
Freddie Williams II
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 22nd, 2011

Frankenstein, Agent of S.H.A.D.E #4

How do you defeat a Monster Planet? With the War Wheel, son. With the War Wheel.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Alberto Ponticelli
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 19th, 2011

Secret Avengers #19

A trip to Eastern Europe means superpowered criminals, suave spy Moon Knight, and Steve Rogers getting into street fights. Oh, and a damn good comic book.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Michael Lark, Stefano Gaudiano, Brian Thies
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
November 26th, 2011

Fantastic Four #600

“FF” no more, this title reverts to its original numbering and name as Marvel gives us the return of the “Fantastic Four.” Sort of.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Steve Epting, Rick Magyar, Carmine Di Giandomenico, Ming Doyle, Leinil Francis Yu, Gerry Alanguilan, Farel Dalrymple
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 24th, 2011

Captain Atom #3

"Captain Atom" is pulling a "superhero as deity" storyline, but so far it's not new territory.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J.T. Krul
Artists:
Freddie Williams II
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 17th, 2011

Frankenstein, Agent of S.H.A.D.E. #3

Frankenstein and his creature commandos take on a continent of invading spiders. All this book needs beyond that is dinosaurs.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Alberto Ponticelli
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 10th, 2011

Captain Atom #2

More Vic Stone! More Superman! More Batman! More Green Lantern! Oh yeah, Flash, too!

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J. T. Krul
Artists:
Freddie Williams II
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 20th, 2011

The Unexpected #1

Another Vertigo anthology with lackluster writing and great art.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dave Gibbons, G. Willow Wilson, Alex Grecian, Joshua Dysart, Jeffrey Rotter, Mat Johnson, Joshua Hale Fialkov, Brian Wood, Selwyn Seyfu Hinds
Artists:
Dave Gibbons, Robbi Rodriguez, Jill Thompson, Farel Dalrymple, Lelio Bonaccorso, David Lapham, Rahsan Ekedal, Emily Carroll, Denys Cowan, Don Hudson
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 17th, 2011
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