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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

Frankenstein, Agent of S.H.A.D.E #2

Who would have known that dusting off the old DC property of Frankenstein would yield one of their best books of the relaunch?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Alberto Ponticelli
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
October 13th, 2011

Captain Atom #1

Captain Atom is losing control of his powers, but there's no time to worry because there’s a volcano in New York to deal with!

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J.T. Krul
Artists:
Freddie Williams II
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
September 22nd, 2011

Frankenstein, Agent of S.H.A.D.E. #1

Frankenstein works for a government agency that solves weird problems. Stuff like killing monsters. Which he totally does in this issue.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Alberto Ponticelli
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
September 16th, 2011

Flashpoint: Legion of Doom #3

More “Flashpoint” miniseries starting pointing back to the main series for the conclusion.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Adam Glass
Artists:
Rodney Buchemi, Jose Marzan Jr.
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 17th, 2011

Flashpoint: Legion of Doom #1

Cornball dialogue goes a long way towards killing reader enthusiasm here.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Adam Glass
Artists:
Rodney Buchemi, Jose Marzan Jr.
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 17th, 2011

Robert E Howard’s Savage Sword #2

An eclectic mix of the best pulp money can buy. Support the dying art of the anthology by buying the best one on the stands.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mark Finn, Marc Andreyko, Joe Casey, Robert E Howard, Roy Thomas, Gerry Conway, Paul Tobin
Artists:
Greg Scott, Robert Atkins, Rebecca Buchman, Pop Mhan, Tim Seeley, Gil Kane, Wellington Alves
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
May 25th, 2011

Strange Adventures #1

Like so many anthologies, "Strange Adventures" is an wildly uneven book.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Selwyn Hinds, Talia Hershewe, Peter Milligan, Lauren Beukes, Jeff Lemire, Ross Campbell, Kevin Colden, Paul Cornell, Brian Azzarello
Artists:
Denys Cowan, Juan Bobillo, Sylvain Savoia, Inaki Miranda, Jeff Lemire, Ross Campbell, Kevin Colden, Goran Sudzuka, Eduardo Risso, John Floyd
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 25th, 2011

Osborn #5

Osborn becomes a villain who you might actually fear again.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kelly Sue DeConnick
Artists:
Emma Rios, Becky Cloonan
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
May 1st, 2011

Cyclops #1

An early tale of Cyclops, Boy Scout poster boy, as he tries to stop super villains and lighten up.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Lee Black
Artists:
Dean Haspiel
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
April 2nd, 2011

Loki #4

Loki decides it’s better to be feared than loved. And it’s better to destroy than create. Coincidentally, those are also the mottos of the CBR review team.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
Artists:
Sebastian Fiumara, Al Barrionuevo, Michel Lacombe, Alvaro Lopez
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
March 20th, 2011
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