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Swamp Thing: Arcane #23.1

"Swamp Thing" #23.1 checks in on both Anton and Abby Arcane, as Charles Soule and Jesus Saiz both show us the Arcanes' past - as well as a hint of their future - in this one-shot.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Charles Soule
Artists:
Jesus Saiz
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 20th, 2013

Young Avengers #9

"Young Avengers" #9 by Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie sees the Young Avengers face off against the extra-dimensional threat of Mother.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Jamie McKelvie, Mike Norton
Reviewer:
James Hunt
August 29th, 2013

Wonder Woman #23

"Wonder Woman" #23 feels like another standard (if good!) fight against the First Born at first, but when Brian Azzarello and Cliff Chiang throw us a curveball, it elevates this into something much more interesting.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Brian Azzarello
Artists:
Cliff Chiang
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 22nd, 2013

Secret Avengers #7

Daisy Johnson and the Secret Avengers take on AIM in "Secret Avengers" #7 by Nick Spencer and company.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Nick Spencer
Artists:
Steve Epting, Butch Guice, Brian Theis, Rick Magyar
Reviewer:
James Hunt
August 19th, 2013

Swamp Thing #23

"Swamp Thing" #23 has Charles Soule, Kano, Dave Lapham and Alvaro Lopez turn out a story with ol' Swampy that would have been equally at home in the post-Alan Moore, pre-Vertigo era of this title.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Charles Soule
Artists:
Kano, David Lapham, Alvaro Lopez
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 12th, 2013

Young Avengers #8

Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie's "Young Avengers" #8 finds the team split, both parts stranded in very dangerous dimensions.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Jamie McKelvie
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
July 29th, 2013

Wonder Woman #22

Brian Azzarello and Cliff Chiang provide plenty of New Genesis coolness in "Wonder Woman" #22.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Brian Azzarello
Artists:
Cliff Chiang
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 22nd, 2013

Secret Avengers #6

"Secret Avengers" #6 might as well be called "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." #6, as Nick Spencer and Butch Guice give up all pretenses to the contrary as S.H.I.E.L.D. continues to fight against A.I.M. Island.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Nick Spencer
Artists:
Butch Guice, Rick Magyar
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 15th, 2013

Young Avengers #7

In "Young Avengers" #7, the team battles an old foe for their first three hilarious months on their own, before running into Prodigy, who has been waiting for them to turn up again at their bacon-friendly breakfast bar hang-out spot.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Jamie McKelvie
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
July 12th, 2013

Planet of the Apes: Cataclysm #11

"Planet of the Apes: Cataclysm" #11, the penultimate issue of the series by Corinna Bechko and Gabriel Hardman, is a tightly-written and appropriate-looking near-goodbye to a series that has bridged the gaps and enhanced the PotA franchise.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Corinna Bechko, Gabriel Hardman
Artists:
Damian Couceiro, Mariano Taibo
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
July 12th, 2013

Swamp Thing #22

What could possibly go wrong when Charles Soule and Kano send Swamp Thing and John Constantine to investigate a whisky tree in "Swamp Thing" #22?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Charles Soule
Artists:
Kano, Alvaro Lopez
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 5th, 2013

Young Avengers #6

What do ex-superheroes do to make ends meet? Kieron Gillen and Kate Brown follow Speed and Prodigy at their mind-numbing job, even as Speed's past in "Young Avengers" begins to make an appearance.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Kate Brown
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 27th, 2013

Avengers Assemble #16

With the help of the Avengers, Captain Marvel -- suffering from a brain lesion that leaves her unable to fly -- battles a Brood ship and faces a foe from her past in "Avengers Assemble" #16

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kelly Sue DeConnick
Artists:
Matteo Buffagni
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
June 14th, 2013

Swamp Thing #21

"Swamp Thing" #21 has Charles Soule's strongest script yet, as he and guest artist Jesus Saiz introduce us to the mysterious Capucine, even as a request dating back 800 years is laid on the table.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Charles Soule
Artists:
Jesus Saiz
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 5th, 2013

Young Avengers #5

"Young Avengers" #5 by Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie and Mike Norton is a partial resolution the opening conflict of the Evil-Parents-spell, and it's also notably the first issue in which the team fights as one unit.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Jamie McKelvie, Mike Norton
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
May 27th, 2013

Wonder Woman #20

Brian Azzarello and Cliff Chiang's "Wonder Woman" has been chugging along on its save-the-baby storyline for over a year now and issue #20 is no different.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Brian Azzarello
Artists:
Cliff Chiang, Goran Sudzuka
Reviewer:
Nat Webb
May 20th, 2013

Secret Avengers #4

Luke Ross and writer Nick Spencer put the Hulk on the helicarrier to share mission prep in "Secret Avengers" #4.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Nick Spencer
Artists:
Luke Ross
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 9th, 2013

Swamp Thing #20

"Swamp Thing" #20 pulls a surprise move and wraps up a storyline in the second part of two from writer Charles Soule and artist Kano.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Charles Soule
Artists:
Kano, Alvaro Lopez
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 3rd, 2013

Adventures of Superman #1

It's a bird! It's a plane! Nope. It's "Adventures of Superman," the new digital first comic from DC featuring the talents of Jeff Parker and Chris Samnee.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Chris Samnee
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 1st, 2013

Young Avengers #4

"Young Avengers" #4 has Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie and Mike Norton provide us with a ship powered by Kirby engines -- and trust me when I say that's the least awesome thing you'll find there.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Jamie McKelvie, Mike Norton
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 24th, 2013

Wonder Woman #19

Brian Azzarello, Goran Sudzuka, and Tony Akins kick off "Wonder Woman" #19 (and the first chapter of the fourth collection) with a regrouping of characters, even as some prepare comebacks.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Brian Azzarello
Artists:
Goran Sudzuka, Tony Akins, Dan Green
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 17th, 2013

Secret Avengers #3

"Secret Avengers" #3 by Nick Spencer and Luke Ross continues the espionage-filled adventures of S.H.I.E.L.D. and company as the Iron Patriot armor goes on the market.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Nick Spencer
Artists:
Luke Ross
Reviewer:
James Hunt
April 15th, 2013

Swamp Thing #19

Charles Soule and Kano debut on "Swamp Thing" #19, but while the images in the book are beautiful, the story feels like two different scripts grafted together a bit haphazardly.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Charles Soule
Artists:
Kano
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 3rd, 2013

Young Avengers #3

In "Young Avengers" #3 by Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie, the cast comes together more as Miss America Chavez flies into Asgardia and Loki has a new scheme to break Wiccan's spell.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Jamie McKelvie, Mike Norton
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
March 31st, 2013

Wonder Woman #18

"Wonder Woman" #18 has Brian Azzarello, Goran Sudzuka, Cliff Chiang, Tony Akins, and Dan Green wrap up some long-running plots, but it feels strangely muted and anti-climactic in the process.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Brian Azzarello
Artists:
Goran Sudzuka, Cliff Chiang, Tony Akins, Dan Green
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 22nd, 2013

Secret Avengers #2

As Nick Spencer and Luke Ross serve up the Taskmaster in "Secret Avengers" #2, it solidifies what you may have felt with the first issue, that Spencer and Ross are setting up a long game here.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Nick Spencer
Artists:
Luke Ross
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 13th, 2013

Young Avengers #2

"Young Avengers" #2 from Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie and Mike Norton isn't short on charm or inventiveness, as Wiccan and Hulkling discover that some things are too good to be true.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Jamie McKelvie, Mike Norton
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 1st, 2013

Secret Avengers #1

Nick Spencer and Luke Ross present "Secret Avengers" #1, a story about Hawkeye and the Black Widow that could only be called "Budapest."

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Nick Spencer
Artists:
Luke Ross
Reviewer:
James Hunt
February 14th, 2013

Secret Avengers #37

"Secret Avengers" #37 draws this series to a close, giving Rick Remender and Matteo Scalera a chance to tie up loose ends and bring the storyline to its conclusion.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Matteo Scalera
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 11th, 2013

Young Avengers #1

Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie's "Young Avengers" #1 is pure superhero fun mixed with bold comics innovation in a perfect debut for the Marvel NOW! series.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Jamie McKelvie, Mike Norton
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
January 24th, 2013

Secret Avengers #36

"Secret Avengers" #36 from Rick Remender and Matteo Scalera is the big penultimate issue, with fights throughout the issue as the series winds down to its conclusion.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Matteo Scalera
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
January 11th, 2013

Secret Avengers #35

"Secret Avengers" #35 from Rick Remender and Matteo Scalera is the issue where the villain lays out all his cards and sets his plan into motion.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Matteo Scalera
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
December 21st, 2012

Wonder Woman #15

Brian Azzarello and Cliff Chiang bring Orion of the New Gods back this month in "Wonder Woman" #15 which naturally leads to Orion throwing down with Diana.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Brian Azzarello
Artists:
Cliff Chiang
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 20th, 2012

Planet of the Apes: Cataclysm #4

Corinna Bechko and Gabriel Hardman continue to chronicle the adventures of Dr. Zaius in "Planet of the Apes: Cataclysm" #4.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Corinna Bechko, Gabriel Hardman
Artists:
Damian Couceiro
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 7th, 2012

Secret Avengers #33

"Secret Avengers" #33 from Rick Remender and Andy Kuhn is a great slice of action oriented superhero soap opera with scenes of love and violence.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Andy Kuhn
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
October 26th, 2012

Marvel NOW! Point One #1

With stories created by comic talents like Jamie McKelvie, Matt Fraction, Brian Michael Bendis, and Ed McGuiness, "Marvel NOW! Point One" #1 features some fun stories with characters like Loki, Ant-Man, Star-Lord and Nova.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Nick Spencer, Kieron Gillen, Matt Fraction, Brian Michael Bendis, Jeph Loeb, Dennis Hopeless
Artists:
Luke Ross, Jamie McKelvie, Mike Norton, Michael Allred, Ed McGuiness, Dexter Vines, Gabriel Hernandez Walta
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 19th, 2012

Wonder Woman #13

Brian Azzarello and Tony Akins blaze forward in "Wonder Woman" #13 with a new half-sibling of Diana's and a dangerous journey to Libya.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Brian Azzarello
Artists:
Tony Akins, Dan Green
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 18th, 2012

Snarked! #12

Roger Langridge wraps everything up in "Snarked" #12 as the Snark (or is it a Boojum?) is finally unveiled, and our characters fight for their lives to escape.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Roger Langridge
Artists:
Roger Langridge
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 24th, 2012

Swamp Thing

Scott Snyder and Kano provide an accessible issue for new readers of "Swamp Thing," showcasing the villainous avatar of the Rot, Arcane, with horrific artwork.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Kano
Reviewer:
Andy Liegl
September 10th, 2012

Wonder Woman #12

"Wonder Woman" #12 rounds out its first year with a bang, as Brian Azzarello and Cliff Chiang bring us to the birth of Zola's baby... and the multiple cliffhanger surprises were sitting under our noses all along.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Brian Azzarello
Artists:
Cliff Chiang
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 16th, 2012

Secret Avengers #29

Recovering from the "Avengers Vs. X-Men" crossover, "Secret Avengers" #29 sees the team short on Avengers, choosing to play up the secrets with an appearance by the new Masters of Evil.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Matteo Scalera
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 30th, 2012

The Crow: Death and Rebirth #1

IDW's revival of James O'Barr's cult classic "The Crow" adds some new twists to the established cult story of murder, resurrection and vengeance, but it falls flat in execution due to its predictability.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
John Shirley
Artists:
Kevin Colden
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
July 16th, 2012

Wonder Woman #10

"Wonder Woman" tackles last month's cliffhanger with a clever solution and the added bonus of Kano's art for half the issue.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Brian Azzarello
Artists:
Kano, Tony Akins, Dan Green
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 25th, 2012

Secret Avengers #27

Captain Marvel is back -- and fighting on the side of the Kree!

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Renato Guedes
Reviewer:
James Hunt
May 28th, 2012

Secret Avengers #26

"AvX" takes over "Secret Avengers" as a special Avengers strike force attempts to intercept the Phoenix in space.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Renato Guedes
Reviewer:
James Hunt
April 30th, 2012

Wonder Woman #8

"Wonder Woman" takes us to the underworld, where the dead are literally underfoot.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Brian Azzarello
Artists:
Cliff Chiang
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 19th, 2012

Winter Soldier #4

Spy action with a twist of Doom.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Butch Guice, Stefano Gaudiano, Brian Thies
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
April 16th, 2012

Fear Itself: The Fearless #12

"The Fearless" draws to a close, but does the story actually end?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Cullen Bunn, Matt Fraction, Chris Yost
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Mark Bagley, Danny Miki, Andy Lanning
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 9th, 2012

Wonder Woman #7

Everything Wonder Woman thinks and believes continues to unravel in front of her in shocking ways.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Brian Azzarello
Artists:
Cliff Chiang
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
March 22nd, 2012

X-Men: Season One

"X-Men Season One" might just be the perfect gift to give this year.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dennis Hopeless
Artists:
Jamie McKelvie, Mike Norton
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
March 18th, 2012
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