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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

Fables #108

"Fables" is back with a vengeance. Time for Bufkin the winged monkey, North Wind, and much more.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Bill Willingham
Artists:
Mark Buckingham, Steve Leialoha
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 17th, 2011

T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents #10

Colleen and the T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents square off with the villainous Iron Maiden!

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Nick Spencer
Artists:
Dan McDaid, Mike Grell, Nick Dragotta
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
August 13th, 2011

Fables #107

We finally catch up with what has happened to Briar Rose post her self-sacrificial purposeful sleep that helped win the war in the Homelands. Mostly, the chick is still asleep.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Bill Willingham
Artists:
Terry Moore
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
July 30th, 2011

Cinderella: Fables are Forever #6

Time for one final trip into the Deadly Desert. It's Cinderella versus Dorothy to the end!

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Chris Roberson
Artists:
Shawn McManus
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 22nd, 2011

X-Men: Prelude to Schism #4

As some nebulous threat approaches, the spotlight turns on Wolverine.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Paul Jenkins
Artists:
Clay Mann, Jay Leisten, Seth Mann
Reviewer:
James Hunt
July 4th, 2011

Fables #106

Quite possibly the most anti-climactic end to a major story in "Fables" history, alas.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Bill Willingham
Artists:
Mark Buckingham, Steve Leialoha
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 23rd, 2011

Static Shock Special #1

“They’ll add and subtract stuff to suit their purposes. Nothing we can do about it. ”

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Felicia D. Henderson, Matt Wayne
Artists:
Denys Cowan, Rodney Ramos, Prentis Rollins, John Stanisci, John Paul Leon
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 4th, 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

X-Men Prelude to Schism #2

Magneto has a chat with Cyclops about the very difficult (but still unrevealed) decision he’s facing.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Paul Jenkins
Artists:
Andrea Mutti
Reviewer:
James Hunt
May 23rd, 2011

T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents #7

Meet the Iron Maiden, the former T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents enemy who... ran off with T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agent Dynamo?!?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Nick Spencer
Artists:
CAFU, Bit, Mike Grell, Nick Dragotta
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
May 23rd, 2011

X-Men: Prelude to Schism #1

The road to “Schism” begins here and, if the teases in this issue are any indication, some big trouble is a’coming.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Paul Jenkins
Artists:
Roberto De La Torre
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
May 5th, 2011

5 Ronin #4

Pylocke is a 17th century courtesan that hooks up with Wolverine and dreams of revenge, but gets none of her own.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Peter Milligan
Artists:
Goran Parlov
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
March 25th, 2011

Fables #103

What promised to be a silly issue of "Fables" turns out to be more serious than you'd think.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Bill Willingham
Artists:
Mark Buckingham, Steve Leialoha
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 23rd, 2011

5 Ronin #3

Feudal Japan's answer to Frank Castle takes his revenge on those who killed his family.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Peter Milligan
Artists:
Laurence Campbell
Reviewer:
James Hunt
March 21st, 2011

5 Ronin #2

Another quasi-Elseworlds project from Marvel, but one without a strong focus.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Peter Milligan
Artists:
Dalibor Talajic
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 9th, 2011

Cinderella: Fables are Forever #1

Cinderella, secret Fable spy? She's back.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Chris Roberson
Artists:
Shawn McManus
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 10th, 2011

Doctor Strange: From The Marvel Vault #1

Strange’s first night in the Sanctum Sanctorum is plagued by some demon magic. Par for the course, really.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Roger Stern
Artists:
Neil Vokes, Jay Geldhof
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
February 5th, 2011

Fables #101

This side-step after the climactic "Fables" #100 is so satisfying you'll be dying to find out what happens next with these minor characters.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Bill Willingham
Artists:
Eric Shanower, Andrew Pepoy, Richard Friend
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 26th, 2011

Hellblazer #275

Royal wedding? Bah. The latest "Hellblazer" gives us a far more entertaining 2011 British nuptial to eavesdrop on.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Peter Milligan
Artists:
Guiseppe Camuncoli, Stefano Landini, Shawn Martinbrough
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 20th, 2011

Fables #100

No more happy endings.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Bill Willingham, Mark Buckingham
Artists:
Mark Buckingham, Steve Leialoha, Andrew Pepoy, Bill Willingham, Dan Green, Chrissie Zullo, Dave Johnson, Adam Hughes, Kate McElroy, J.H. Williams III, Joao Ruas
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 8th, 2010

Bullseye: Perfect Game #1

This isn’t a Bullseye comic. It’s a comic about Bullseye, with lots of talk about Bullseye.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Charlie Huston
Artists:
Shawn Martinbrough
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
November 5th, 2010

House of Mystery #31

"House of Mystery" has definitely lost its own mystery, and when you're just left with "House of" it's understandably dull.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Matthew Sturges, Penelope Klein
Artists:
Werther Dell'Edera, Jose Marzan Jr., Marley Zarcone
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 3rd, 2010

Vertigo Resurrected #1

With the unpublished “Shoot” as the lead, “Vertigo Resurrected” offers a slew of stories forgotten and out-of-print, featuring some of its top creators.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Warren Ellis, Brian Bolland, Brian Azzarello, Grant Morrison, Garth Ennis, Steven T. Seagle, Peter Milligan, Bill Willingham, Bruce Jones
Artists:
Phil Jimenez, Andy Lanning, Brian Bolland, Essad Ribic, Frank Quitely, Jim Lee, Tim Sale, Eduardo Risso, Bill Willingham, Bernie Wrightson, Tim Bradstreet
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 26th, 2010

Curse of the Mutants: X-Men vs. Vampires #1

Another X-Men event, another X-Men anthology comic, but this one isn't as strong as those which preceded it.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
James Asmus, Christopher Sequeira, Peter David, Rob Williams, Chris Claremont
Artists:
Tom Raney, Sana Takeda, Mick Bertilorenzi, Doug Braithwaite, Bill Sienkiewicz, Bob Wiacek
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 30th, 2010

House of Mystery #27

Brendan McCarthy is the real draw in this issue, but at least the gang is out of the house.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Matthew Sturges
Artists:
Luca Rossi, Jose Marzan Jr., Brendan McCarthy
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
July 12th, 2010

Fables #95

A flashback to Snow White and Rose Red's childhood is nice, if slightly sedate.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Bill Willingham
Artists:
Mark Buckingham, Steve Leialoha
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 15th, 2010

House of Mystery #25

Remove the gimmick from "House of Mystery" #25, and you unfortunately end up with an unmemorable issue.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Bill Willingham, Dave Justus, Paul Levitz, Alisa Kwitney, Matthew Sturges
Artists:
Luca Rossi, Jose Marzan Jr.
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 6th, 2010

The Punisher #15

"Frankencastle" continues to be surprisingly charming; this is a lot better than old stories, like when Captain America became a werewolf.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Roland Boschi
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 31st, 2010

Punisher: Butterfly #1

A collection of clichés don't make a story entertaining, and at $4.99 even less so.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Valerie D'Orazio
Artists:
Laurence Campbell
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 6th, 2010

Ghost Rider: Heaven's On Fire #6

Jason Aaron wraps up his run of Ghost Rider comics by throwing everything and the kitchen sink into this comic. And succeeding!

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Roland Boschi
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
February 9th, 2010

Fables #92

"Fables" goes for one of its patented side-stories, but this time the result is a little underwhelming.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Bill Willingham
Artists:
David Lapham
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 24th, 2010

Stumptown #2

Was your New Year's resolution to only read good comics? "Stumptown" will help you with that.

Publisher:
Oni Press
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
Matthew Southworth
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 7th, 2010

Punisher MAX: Get Castle #1

Don't let the Welsh setting fool you, there's nothing out of the ordinary in this Punisher story.

Publisher:
Marvel Max
Writer:
Rob Williams
Artists:
Laurence Campbell
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 5th, 2010

Punisher MAX Volume 5

The final hardcover of Garth Ennis’ work on "The Punisher" is a must read and sets the bar ridiculously high for anyone who wishes to write the character in the future.

Publisher:
Marvel Max
Writer:
Garth Ennis
Artists:
Goran Parlov, Howard Chaykin
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 29th, 2009

Cinderella: From Fabletown With Love #1

This "Fables" spin-off mini-series is off to a fun start, but it's a shame no one thought to better coordinate it with the parent title.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Chris Roberson
Artists:
Shawn McManus
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 10th, 2009

Stumptown #1

A strong start for this Portland-based "Big Sleep"-style crime story.

Publisher:
Oni Press
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
Matt Southworth
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
November 8th, 2009

Lobo: Highway to Hell #1

Sam Keith's art has never looked so weak, and for seven bucks an issue, this story isn't worth your time or money.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Ian
Artists:
Sam Kieth
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
November 7th, 2009

Punisher: Frank Castle #75

The series comes to an end with a collection of short tales, some of which are much better than others.

Publisher:
Marvel Max
Writer:
Tom Piccirilli, Greg Hurwitz, Duane Swierczynski, Peter Milligan, Charlie Huston
Artists:
Laurence Campbell, Das Pastoras, Tomm Coker, Goran Parlov, Ken Lashley, Rob Stull
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
October 19th, 2009

Punisher #9

I miss Jerome Opena's art, but "Punisher" under Rick Remender's scripting is still worth reading.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Tan Eng Huat
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 18th, 2009

Young Liars #18

I come not to bury “Young Liars,” but to praise it. . .

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
David Lapham
Artists:
David Lapham
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
September 8th, 2009

Marvel Zombies Return #1

Zombie Spider-Man arrives in a 60s-inspired Marvel Universe -- and chaos, naturally, ensues.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Nick Dragotta
Reviewer:
James Hunt
September 6th, 2009

Punisher: Frank Castle #73

An absurd and funny premise that’s killed by overly serious writing that doesn’t bring the funny. Victor Gischler does a Garth Ennis plot without asking how Ennis would write it.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Victor Gischler
Artists:
Goran Parlov
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
August 19th, 2009

Punisher #8

The Punisher takes on formerly dead supervillains that he killed — except they’re all losers, so who cares?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Tan Eng Huat
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
August 19th, 2009

Fables #87

With the big crossover behind it, "Fables" has definitely found its mojo again.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Bill Willingham
Artists:
Mark Buckingham, Andrew Pepoy
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 14th, 2009

House of Mystery #16

After last issue's explosion of plot, "House of Mystery" suddenly slows to a crawl, but with a thoroughly enjoyable story-within-a-story.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Matthew Sturges, Bill Willingham
Artists:
Luca Rossi, Jose Marzan Jr., Richard Corben
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 10th, 2009

Punisher #6

Ever want to see the Scourge victims resurrected and set loose on the Punisher? Your wish has come true.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Tan Eng Huat
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
June 20th, 2009

Young Liars #16

An absolute masterpiece of craft and storytelling as David Lapham takes a break from the ongoing narrative to focus on a new character and a different type of issue construction.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
David Lapham
Artists:
David Lapham
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 19th, 2009

Punisher MAX: Naked Kill #1

There’s very little original in this story about a torture porn ring, and Frank Castle’s attempt to kill them all with cleaning and office supplies.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Maberry
Artists:
Laurence Campbell
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 1st, 2009

House of Mystery #13

"House of Mystery" takes a brief detour to its old horror anthology roots, and while it's entertaining enough, regular readers of the new "House of Mystery" might be slightly frustrated.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Matthew Sturges, Bill Willingham, Chris Roberson
Artists:
Neil Adams, Ralph Reese, Eric Powell, Sergio Aragones, Josh Adams
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 17th, 2009
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