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Astro City #13

Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson's "Astro City" #13 is deliberately told out of order, but no matter what sequence you read the pages in, it's still a fantastic issue that merges love and art.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Brent Anderson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 13th, 2014

Astro City #11

Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson give readers their take on the Doctor Strange and Wong archetypes in "Astro City" #11, and the end result is a charming story on what it means to be a sorcerer's assistant.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Brent Anderson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 14th, 2014

Astro City #8

Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson's story about the takedown of Winged Victory continues in "Astro City" #8, and it feels like this story about female empowerment is poised to go somewhere interesting.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Brent Anderson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 17th, 2014

Astro City #5

Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson bring back the Broken Man in "Astro City" #5, but while this deliberately jumbled story of story fragments and new characters might not be to everyone's taste, it holds up well on a re-read.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Brent Anderson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 9th, 2013

Astro City #3

"Astro City" #3 concludes the new series' first two-part story, where Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson remind us that heroes come in all shapes and sizes.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Brent Anderson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 15th, 2013

Astro City #1

Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson debut their new "Astro City" #1, and it's a welcome return to this city of superheroes, even as a new narrative trick for the series is employed.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Brent Anderson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 5th, 2013

Defenders: From the Marvel Vault #1

The original non-team team pulls back together in this issue. It's a nifty little one-shot featuring the Hulk, Dr. Strange, Silver Surfer, and Namor.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek, Fabian Nicieza
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Andrew Hennessy
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 17th, 2011

Superman #712

It's a tough life, being a dog.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Rick Leonardi, Jonathan Sibal
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 22nd, 2011

Kirby: Genesis #1

We get LaBeouf and Fox Lite, while shimmering projections of what Kirby should not be slide through an entire issue where nothing actually happens.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Jack Herbert, Alex Ross
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
June 15th, 2011

Kirby: Genesis

If you loved Kurt Busiek and Alex Ross on “Marvels,” you’re sure to love them on a book featuring Jack Kirby characters you’ve never heard of!

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Kurt Busiek, Alex Ross
Artists:
Alex Ross, Jack Herbert
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
May 29th, 2011

Rocketeer Adventures #1

This all-star tribute does Dave Stevens proud.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
John Cassaday, Michael Allred, Kurt Busiek
Artists:
John Cassaday, Michael Allred, Michael Kaluta, Mike Mignola, Jim Silke
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 18th, 2011

Dracula: The Company of Monsters #2

Resurrect Dracula. Yeah, that sounds like a good idea.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Daryl Gregory, Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Scott Godlewski
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
September 27th, 2010

Age of Heroes #1

A strong anthology issue anchored by a nice little J. Jonah Jameson story.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek, Rick Remender, Paul Cornell, Dan Slott
Artists:
Marko Djurdjevic, Chris Samnee, Leonard Kirk, Ty Templeton
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
May 23rd, 2010

Astro City: The Dark Age: Book Four #2

"Astro City: The Dark Age" rumbles towards its conclusion, and while it's nice to see things coming together, I wish it'd happened faster.

Publisher:
Wildstorm
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Brent Anderson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 6th, 2010

Marvels: Eye of the Camera #6

As a conclusion to both this mini-series and "Marvels" in general, it was worth the wait.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek, Roger Stern
Artists:
Jay Anacleto
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 21st, 2010

Astro City: The Dark Age Book Four #1

Every issue of this series is well-crafted, and this is no exception, but the story of the brothers Williams has gone on far too long.

Publisher:
Wildstorm
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Brent Anderson
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
January 31st, 2010

Astro City: Astra Special #1

Astra fans rejoice! One of the most popular "Astro City" characters returns to the spotlight, and age hasn't diminished her charms.

Publisher:
Wildstorm
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Brent Anderson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 1st, 2009

Wednesday Comics #12

Many satisfying conclusions, and a job well done.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
John Arcudi, Brian Azzarello, Kyle Baker, Eddie Berganza, Dave Bullock, Kurt Busiek, Ben Caldwell, Dan DiDio, Brenden Fletcher, Neil Gaiman, Dave Gibbons, Vinton Heuck, Karl Kerschl, Adam Kubert, Jimmy Palmiotti, Paul Pope, Walter Simonson
Artists:
Michael Allred, Kyle Baker, Lee Bermejo, Dave Bullock, Ben Caldwell, Amanda Conner, Sean Galloway, Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Karl Kerschl, Joe Kubert, Kevin Nowlan, Paul Pope, Joe Quinones, Eduardo Risso, Ryan Sook, Brian Stelfreeze
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
September 23rd, 2009

Wednesday Comics #11

The weaker strips in "Wednesday Comics" are still on shaky ground, but the best pages are still worth the price of admission.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
John Arcudi, Brian Azzarello, Kyle Baker, Eddie Berganza, Dave Bullock, Kurt Busiek, Ben Caldwell, Dan DiDio, Brenden Fletcher, Neil Gaiman, Dave Gibbons, Vinton Heuck, Karl Kerschl, Adam Kubert, Jimmy Palmiotti, Paul Pope, Walter Simonson
Artists:
Michael Allred, Kyle Baker, Lee Bermejo, Dave Bullock, Ben Caldwell, Amanda Conner, Sean Galloway, Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Karl Kerschl, Joe Kubert, Kevin Nowlan, Paul Pope, Joe Quinones, Eduardo Risso, Ryan Sook, Brian Stelfreeze
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 18th, 2009

Wednesday Comics #6

Halfway through the 12-week “Wednesday Comics” series and the quality remains high with gorgeous art and ever-improving writing.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
John Arcudi, Brian Azzarello, Kyle Baker, Eddie Berganza, Dave Bullock, Kurt Busiek, Ben Caldwell, Dan DiDio, Brenden Fletcher, Neil Gaiman, Dave Gibbons, Vinton Heuck, Karl Kerschl, Adam Kubert, Jimmy Palmiotti, Paul Pope, Walter Simonson
Artists:
Michael Allred, Kyle Baker, Lee Bermejo, Dave Bullock, Ben Caldwell, Amanda Conner, Sean Galloway, Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Karl Kerschl, Joe Kubert, Kevin Nowlan, Paul Pope, Joe Quinones, Eduardo Risso, Ryan Sook, Brian Stelfreeze
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
August 12th, 2009

Wednesday Comics #3

One third of the stories are great, but just as many are less than spectacular.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
John Arcudi, Brian Azzarello, Kyle Baker, Eddie Berganza, Dave Bullock, Kurt Busiek, Ben Caldwell, Dan DiDio, Brenden Fletcher, Neil Gaiman, Dave Gibbons, Vinton Heuck, Karl Kerschl, Adam Kubert, Jimmy Palmiotti, Paul Pope, Walter Simonson
Artists:
Michael Allred, Kyle Baker, Lee Bermejo, Dave Bullock, Ben Caldwell, Amanda Conner, Sean Galloway, Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Karl Kerschl, Joe Kubert, Kevin Nowlan, Paul Pope, Joe Quinones, Eduardo Risso, Ryan Sook, Brian Stelfreeze
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
July 27th, 2009

Wednesday Comics #1

"Wednesday Comics" doesn't just live up to the hype, it actually surpasses it. It really is that cool.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
John Arcudi, Brian Azzarello, Kyle Baker, Eddie Berganza, Dave Bullock, Kurt Busiek, Ben Caldwell, Dan DiDio, Brenden Fletcher, Neil Gaiman, Dave Gibbons, Vinton Heuck, Karl Kerschl, Adam Kubert, Jimmy Palmiotti, Paul Pope, Walter Simonson
Artists:
Michael Allred, Kyle Baker, Lee Bermejo, Dave Bullock, Ben Caldwell, Amanda Conner, Sean Galloway, Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Karl Kerschl, Joe Kubert, Kevin Nowlan, Paul Pope, Joe Quinones, Eduardo Risso, Ryan Sook, Brian Stelfreeze
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 8th, 2009

Wednesday Comics #1

Art is king in DC’s new 12-issue weekly series that recalls the Sunday comics pages, using a broadsheet format. 15 pages of gorgeous art on giant pages. Not too shabby.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
John Arcudi, Brian Azzarello, Kyle Baker, Eddie Berganza, Dave Bullock, Kurt Busiek, Ben Caldwell, Dan DiDio, Brenden Fletcher, Neil Gaiman, Dave Gibbons, Vinton Heuck, Karl Kerschl, Adam Kubert, Jimmy Palmiotti, Paul Pope, Walter Simonson
Artists:
Michael Allred, Kyle Baker, Lee Bermejo, Dave Bullock, Ben Caldwell, Amanda Conner, Sean Galloway, Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Karl Kerschl, Joe Kubert, Kevin Nowlan, Paul Pope, Joe Quinones, Eduardo Risso, Ryan Sook, Brian Stelfreeze
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 8th, 2009

Trinity #52

"Trinity" comes to a close with more of an epilogue than a final chapter, but it's still a satisfying conclusion.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek, Fabian Nicieza
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Mike Norton, Tom Denerick, Scott McDaniel, Art Thibert, John Stanisci, Wayne Faucher, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 30th, 2009

Astro City: The Dark Age: Book Three #1

As "Astro City: The Dark Age" returns, Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson gently bring the reader back up to speed before all hell breaks loose.

Publisher:
Wildstorm
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Brent Anderson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 12th, 2009

Marvels: Eye of the Camera #3

As "Marvels: Eye of the Camera" moves closer to the present day, the larger point of this return to Phil Sheldon's life is more clear—and more exciting too.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek, Roger Stern
Artists:
Jay Anacleto
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 1st, 2009

Marvels: Eye of the Camera #2

Phil Sheldon's journey through the Marvel Universe continues. However, this issue focuses squarely on Phil as his own universe is in the midst of some serious upheaval.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Jay Anacleto
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 4th, 2009

Trinity #30

Kurt Busiek, Mark Bagley, and company continue on their year-long trek through "Trinity" and end up spinning a fun alternate-universe comic not quite like any other.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek, Fabian Nicieza
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Mike Norton, Art Thibert, Ande Parks
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 28th, 2008

Marvels: Eye of the Camera #1

Freelance Photographer Phil Sheldon experiences the emergence of superheroes in the Marvel Universe first-hand. By Busiek and Anacleto.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Jay Anacleto
Reviewer:
James Hunt
December 2nd, 2008

Trinity #26

DC’s third weekly series is half over and nearly impenetrable with almost a complete disconnect from the DCU.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek, Fabian Nicieza
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Art Thibert, Scott McDaniel, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
November 26th, 2008

Trinity #21

While the series has improved in the past month, this issue isn't one of the best.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek, Fabian Nicieza
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Scott McDaniel, Art Thibert, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
October 27th, 2008

Trinity #18

Trinity's second act begins on a high note, as a DC world without Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman takes shape.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek, Fabian Nicieza
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Art Thibert, Scott McDaniel,Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
October 6th, 2008

Trinity #12

"Trinity" marches on, relentlessly, and with a flair for the average.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek, Fabian Nicieza
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Mike Norton, Art Thibert, Karl Kesel
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
August 25th, 2008

Trinity #3

In its third week, "Trinity" starts coming together. Mike Norton and Jerry Ordway's secondary story art is a visual treat.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek, Fabian Nicieza
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Art Thibert, Mike Norton, Jerry Ordway
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
June 21st, 2008

Trinity #2

The hesitations in reaction to the first issue are erased with the second, as things come together and characters become interesting.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek, Fabian Nicieza
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Art Thibert, Tom Derenick, Wayne Faucher
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
June 12th, 2008

Trinity #1

"Trinity" is a book filled with great promise and trustworthy creators, but the first issue's structure makes it an unsatisfying opening for the new weekly series.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek, Fabian Nicieza
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Art Thibert, Scott McDaniel, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
June 4th, 2008

Trinity #1

It's a slow start for DC's new weekly series, but the character building sequences alone are worth the price of admission, and holds great potential for the year to come.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek, Fabian Nicieza
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Scott McDaniel, Art Thibert, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 4th, 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
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