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The Incredibles: Family Matters #2

"You're just not super anymore." Those words are sure to haunt the nightmares of any super hero. In this case, they're spoken to Mr. Incredible.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Mark Waid
Artists:
Marcio Takara
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 19th, 2009

The Incredibles: Family Matters #1

"The Incredibles: Family Matters" is certainly a fun and successful tie-in, but it understandably can't hit the heights of the original movie.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Mark Waid
Artists:
Marcio Takara
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 30th, 2009

The Death-Defying ‘Devil #4

This series ends with no resolution as to the ‘Devil’s identity questions. But, hey, that was only the main plot, so why would anyone think it would be answered?

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Joe Casey, Alex Ross
Artists:
Edgar Salazar
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
March 26th, 2009

Secret Six #7

The "Secret Six" ongoing series ends its first storyline, with some nice bits peppered throughout to make it all worthwhile.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gail Simone
Artists:
Nicola Scott, Doug Hazlewood, Rodney Ramos
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 10th, 2009

Jack of Fables #31

"Jack of Fables" has all the right elements and ideas, but there's still something that just isn't clicking.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Bill Willingham, Matthew Sturges
Artists:
Tony Akins, Jose Marzan Jr.
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 27th, 2009

Vixen: Return of the Lion #5

Vixen's battles – internal and external – reach a resolution not to be missed.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
G. Willow Wilson
Artists:
Cafu
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 16th, 2009

Titans #10

In this corner, the Justice League of America! The challenger – the not-so-teen Titans! Hurry! Hurry! Hurry!

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Judd Winick
Artists:
Howard Porter, Wayne Faucher, Jesus Saiz
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 15th, 2009

The Death-Defying ‘Devil #2

Half of this issue is a fight scene, the rest is a bunch of talking with little said. But there’s a character called the Silver Streak, which is kind of a funny name.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Joe Casey, Alex Ross
Artists:
Edgar Salazar
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
January 18th, 2009

Final Crisis #6

Morrison brings an Event Level Crossover series down to a very personal level, all the while reshaping the DCU. And, this issue: Batman's fate!

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
JG Jones, Carlos Pacheco, Doug Mahnke, Marco Rudy, Christian Alamy, Jesus Merino
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
January 14th, 2009

Kick-Ass #5

Crude, juvenile, gratuitous, lacking in subtlety, nuance and taste. Other than that, “Kick-Ass” #5 is a great comic.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Mark Millar
Artists:
John Romita Jr., Tom Palmer
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
January 10th, 2009

Vixen: Return of the Lion #4

Mari Jiwe McCabe continues her adventures in her homeland as Intergang bubbles to the surface. Cameos by some Justice Leaguers and some solid fighting round out this issue

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
G. Willow Wilson
Artists:
Cafu
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 8th, 2009

Death-Defying Devil #1

A solid comic when the action starts, but it lacks an emotional core with an enigmatic hero who may not be what he appears. Not that we care.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Alex Ross, Joe Casey
Artists:
Edgar Salazar
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 11th, 2008

Punisher: War Zone #1

The Punisher versus Ma Gnucci round two begins here with Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon back together again. What’s not to like?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Garth Ennis
Artists:
Steve Dillon
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 9th, 2008

Vixen: Return of the Lion #3

Vixen's adventures have garnered the attention of her teammates, who soon find themselves in need of assistance. This title continues to impress, boosted by art that every comic fan should check out.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
G. Willow Wilson
Artists:
Cafu
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 7th, 2008

Vixen: Return of the Lion #2

Vixen's adventures turn into a vision quest as she continues to learn who and what she is in this solo series starring one of the more mysterious members of the current Justice League of America.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
G. Willow Wilson
Artists:
Cafu
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 9th, 2008

Sgt. Rock: The Lost Battalion #1

Text-heavy and dripping with cliché, Tucci's Sgt. Rock has little chance to escape the Kubert shadow.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Billy Tucci
Artists:
Billy Tucci
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
November 5th, 2008

Vixen: Return of the Lion #1

The best character to come out of the Justice League's stint in Detroit hits the shelves in her first solo miniseries as she encounters some shadows from her own past.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
G. Willow Wilson
Artists:
Cafu
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 2nd, 2008

The Amazing Spider-Man #571

Spider-Man faces both the Thunderbolts and Anti-Venom, and meanwhile Norman Osborn discovers one of Spidey's biggest secrets. By Slott and Romita Jr.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Slott
Artists:
John Romita Jr., Klaus Janson
Reviewer:
James Hunt
September 17th, 2008

Amazing Spider-Man #570

Anti-Venom strikes, and it doesn't look good for Spidey.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Slott
Artists:
John Romita Jr., Klaus Janson
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
September 3rd, 2008

Incredible Hercules #120

Drawing a close the "Sacred Invasion", Hercules and his God Squad are finally able to go face-to-face with the Skrulls' gods " Sl'gur't and Kly'bn -- in a hard-hitting adventure.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak, Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Rafa Sandoval, Roger Bonet, Greg Adams
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 20th, 2008

Moon Knight #20

A lost story from Moon Knight's past by Benson and Deodato, plus hefty reprint material.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Benson
Artists:
Mike Deodato Jr.
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
July 20th, 2008

The Incredible Hercules #119

While the art is uneven, the story is a welcomed addition to an otherwise blah "Secret Invasion" event. "The Incredible Hercules" is a top tier Marvel book, deserving of more attention.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak, Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Rafa Sandoval, Roger Bonet
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
June 24th, 2008

Kick-Ass #3

In this wake of last issue’s success, Dave has become a hero, but Millar and Romita go to great lengths to show that the first victory isn’t even remotely the end of it.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Mark Millar
Artists:
John Romita Jr., Tom Palmer
Reviewer:
James Hunt
June 9th, 2008

The Incredible Hercules #117

How many gods does it take to stop a Skrull invasion?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak, Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Rafael Sandoval, Roger Bonet
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
May 23rd, 2008

The Incredible Hercules #116

Mythologies clash in another good issue of this surprising series.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak, Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Rafa Sandoval, Roger Bonet
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
April 22nd, 2008

Superman #675

Kurt Busiek saves the best for last.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Renato Guedes, Jose Wilson Magalhaes, Jorge Correr Jr.
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
April 16th, 2008

Kick-Ass #2

Does it matter that "Kick-Ass" isn't the kind of realistic comic Mark Millar wants it to be?

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Mark Millar
Artists:
John Romita Jr., Tom Palmer
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
April 6th, 2008

She-Hulk #27

"She-Hulk" is a sit-com that doesn't have laughs, featuring a character who stumbles along through a story without providing her own strength or worth.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Peter David
Artists:
Val Semeiks, Dave Meikis
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
March 26th, 2008
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