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Thor: Wolves of the North #1

Thor saves a village from the army of the damned!

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Mike Perkins
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 22nd, 2010

The Unwritten #20

Tom hunts after a white whale and yet no one shouts “Thar she blows!” Next issue better!

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Peter Gross, Vince Locke
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 19th, 2010

X-Men Legacy #241

Rogue, Magneto and the X-kids deal with the Children of the Vault.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Clay Mann, Tom Raney, Jay Leisten, Sandy Florea
Reviewer:
James Hunt
November 1st, 2010

The Unwritten #18

Carey and Gross prove that yes, books about books can be creepy.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Peter Gross
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 14th, 2010

X-Men Legacy #240

Rogue and Magneto have been captured and their only hope can’t save them, because he has to get married!

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Clay Mann, Jay Leisten
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 1st, 2010

The Unwritten #17

You choose the origin of Lizzie Hexam in this ambitious issue of “The Unwritten!”

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Peter Gross, Ryan Kelly
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
September 16th, 2010

X-Men Legacy #239

The new "X-Men Legacy" story is one that you might enjoy more in theory than practice.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Clay Mann, Jay Leisten
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 27th, 2010

X-Men Legacy #238

"X-Men Legacy" heads off to India but there's more to this story than a love for the country's delicious cuisine.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Clay Mann, Jay Leisten
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 1st, 2010

X-Men: Second Coming #2

This final issue of "Second Coming" is mostly epilogue, but it also sets up new status quos for most of the main mutant titles.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Zeb Wells, Mike Carey, Craig Kyle, Chris Yost, Matt Fraction
Artists:
Ibraim Roberson, Esad Ribic, Greg Land, Jay Leisten, Terry Dodson, Rachel Dodson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 14th, 2010

The Unwritten #14

With the new Tommy Taylor book only 24 hours away, “The Unwritten” is a compelling, surprising comic where anything can happen.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Peter Gross
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 15th, 2010

X-Men Legacy #236

"Second Coming" enters its second half, but it feels like a story that's losing a bit of steam.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Greg Land, Jay Leisten
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 22nd, 2010

The Unwritten #13

Year two begins with a new Tommy Taylor book that’s a trap to reveal Wilson Taylor, long thought dead. Plus, Tom Taylor’s allies aren’t what they appear to be!

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Peter Gross
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
May 16th, 2010

The Torch #7

The penultimate issue of this series follows the adventures of Torch and Toro as they enter New Berlin in a race against time to attempt to put a stop to the Thinker and his machinations.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Alex Ross, Jim Krueger, Mike Carey
Artists:
Patrick Berkenkotter, Anthony Tan
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 25th, 2010

X-Men Legacy #235

"Second Coming" raises the stakes and kills another good guy, while still making it feel like things are just now heating up.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Greg Land
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 22nd, 2010

The Unwritten #12

"The Unwritten" presents a chilling one-off story that will keep you from ever looking at Winnie the Pooh the same way again.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Peter Gross, Kurt Higgins, Zelda Devon
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 19th, 2010

Breaking into Comics the Marvel Way #2

The second issue of this two-issue series gives another six stories with six young artists found by C.B. Cebulski.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Simon Spurrier, Kevin Grevioux, Peter David, Mike Carey, Jonathan Hickman, Frank Tieri
Artists:
Stephen Thompson, Roland Paris, Thomas Labourot, Tommaso Bennato, Vincente Cifuentes, Shaun Turnbull, Gabriel Hernandez Walta, Matteo Scalera
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
March 23rd, 2010

X-Men Legacy #234

Rogue spends an eventful day off with the power of telepathy.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Yanick Paquette, Michael Lacombe
Reviewer:
James Hunt
March 22nd, 2010

The Mystic Hands of Doctor Strange #1

This black and white one-shot sure is pretty, but none of the stories feel up to par.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen, Peter Milligan, Ted McKeever, Mike Carey
Artists:
Frazer Irving, Frank Brunner, Ted McKeever, Marcos Martin
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 14th, 2010

The Unwritten #11

Who knew, all those complainers were right. A bad movie does hurt the original book after all.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Peter Gross, Jimmy Broxton
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 11th, 2010

Torch #5

If this issue were a children's storybook, it would be called "Too Many Torches!"

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Carey, Alex Ross, Jim Krueger
Artists:
Patrick Berkenkotter
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
February 7th, 2010

X-Men Legacy #232

Nothing really progresses in the latest issue of "X-Men: Legacy," but as an extended series of fight and chase scenes it's not bad.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Clay Mann, Danny Miki, Allen Martinez
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 26th, 2010

The Unwritten #9

A prison break! Tragedy! Sadness! Another good installment of Vertigo's "Harry Potter" pastiche.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Peter Gross
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
January 18th, 2010

X-Men Legacy #231

"X-Necrosha" finally hits "X-Men: Legacy," and Mike Carey's book is perfectly suited to looking at those deceased mutants of the past.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Clay Mann, Danny Miki, Allen Martinez, Walden Wong
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 27th, 2009

Unwritten #8

When does an innocent belief in fiction cross the line into delusion? That’s what the latest “Unwritten” asks, but the answer is undercut by the book’s larger narrative somewhat.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Peter Gross
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 15th, 2009

X-Men Legacy #229

"X-Men: Legacy" is currently telling good old-fashioned superhero stories, and I'm down with that kind of fun.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Daniel Acuna
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 23rd, 2009

X-Necrosha #1

The three participating books in "X-Necrosha" show what they've got in store with zombie mutants, and there's some fun stuff up ahead.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Craig Kyle, Christopher Yost, Zeb Wells, Mike Carey
Artists:
Clayton Crain, Ibraim Roberson, Laurence Campbell
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 27th, 2009

X-Men Legacy #228

Rogue heads into Emplate’s dimension to rescue the young mutant, Bling

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Daniel Acuna
Reviewer:
James Hunt
October 25th, 2009

X-Men: Legacy Annual #1

"X-Men: Legacy" kicks off its new direction, but don't expect a complete story in this Annual.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Daniel Acuna, Mirco Pierfederici
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 15th, 2009

The Unwritten #5

An exploration of the career of Rudyard Kipling as it relates to Tom Taylor who doesn’t appear in this issue at all. Don’t worry, you won’t miss him.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Peter Gross
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
September 12th, 2009

The Torch #1

I'm a page that fell out of a different book. There's nothing I can do. No context for me." So speaks Toro – Tom Raymond – to a Vision of a different stripe. Everything old is new again.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Alex Ross, Mike Carey
Artists:
Patrick Berkenkotter
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 2nd, 2009

X-Men Legacy #227

Rogue, Gambit, and Danger lend a helping hand during the events of “Utopia.”

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Dustin Weaver, Ed Tadeo
Reviewer:
James Hunt
August 24th, 2009

The Unwritten #4

Mike Carey increases the suspense, the horror, and the mystery in this very good Vertigo series.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Peter Gross
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
August 13th, 2009

The Unwritten #3

What does “Frankenstein” have to do with Tom Taylor’s quest to find out his true identity? A lot more than you’d think, as this issue begins to show just what this fantastic new series is all about.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Peter Gross
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 11th, 2009

X-Men Legacy #226

"X-Men: Legacy" gets pulled into the crossover between "Dark Avengers" and "Uncanny X-Men" and the result is solid enough.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Dustin Weaver, Ed Tadeo
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 10th, 2009

The Unwritten #2

Mike Carey and Peter Gross's "The Unwritten" mixes mystery, fantasy, and a love of books into the perfect synthesis of all three.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Peter Gross
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 18th, 2009

The Unwritten #1

An incredibly strong debut that will only set you back a buck. Buy this comic!

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Peter Gross
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
May 13th, 2009

X-Men Legacy #221

More lingering in daydreams of the past, more wasted talent.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Scot Eaton, Andrew Hennessy
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
February 17th, 2009

X-Men Legacy #220

Professor X and Gambit head to Australia to find Rogue, and meanwhile a character from “X-Men Legacy”goes on her own search.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Scott Eaton, Andrew Hennessey
Reviewer:
James Hunt
January 27th, 2009

X-Men: Manifest Destiny #5

The final part of the “Manifest Destiny” tie-in miniseries, with a lead story featuring Iceman and Mystique.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Carey, Frank Tieri, Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Michael Ryan, Victor Olazaba Ben Oliver, Sara Pichelli
Reviewer:
James Hunt
January 19th, 2009

X-Men Legacy #219

Why "X-Men: Legacy" isn't really titled "The Adventures of Professor X" is still a mystery, as Carey turns out a competent but slightly forgettable story involving the Juggernaut.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Phil Briones, Cam Smith
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 18th, 2008

Secret Invasion: X-Men #4

Cyclops and the X-Men defeat the Skrulls at unexpected cost. By Carey and Nord.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Cary Nord, Ma Sepulveda
Reviewer:
James Hunt
December 1st, 2008

X-Men: Manifest Destiny #2

It’s time for another X-Men anthology, featuring a lead story about Iceman by Mike Carey, and backup shorts featuring Juggernaut and Emma Frost.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Carey, Skottie Young, Chris Yost
Artists:
Michael Ryan, Victor Olazaba, Daniel Panosian, Paco Diaz
Reviewer:
James Hunt
October 14th, 2008

X-Men: Manifest Destiny #1

The X-Men are in San Francisco, so it's time for an anthology title exploring what some of the less prominent members are doing there!

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
C.B. Cebulski, Mike Carey, James Asmus
Artists:
Michael Ryan, Victor Olazaba, Chris Burnham, David Yardin
Reviewer:
James Hunt
September 8th, 2008

X-Men Origins: Beast #1

"X-Men Origins" continues with the story of the Beast before he joined the X-Men. We've seen pieces in flashback, but this story is set completely in flashback and takes Hank McCoy out of the ordinary world.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
J.K. Woodward
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 5th, 2008

Secret Invasion: X-Men #1

The Skrulls enter San Francisco, only to find the X-Men waiting for them! By Mike Carey and Cary Nord

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Cary Nord
Reviewer:
James Hunt
August 18th, 2008

Secret Invasion: Who Do You Trust? #1

A Skrull-themed anthology title plugs continuity holes and picks up dangling threads, but does it offer anything to people who aren’t "Secret Invasion" completists?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Reed, Mike Carey, Zeb Wells, Christos N. Gage, Jeff Parker
Artists:
Lee Weeks, Timothy Green III, Mike Perkins, Raul Trevino, Steve Kurth, Drew Hennessey, Leonard Kirk, Karl Kesel
Reviewer:
James Hunt
June 17th, 2008

X-Men: Divided We Stand #2

While an improvement over the opening issue due to a decreased focus on the “New X-Men” cast, "Divided We Stand" still feels largely skippable except for hardcore mutant completists.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Carey, Duane Swieczynski, CB Cebulski, Andy Schmidt
Artists:
Scott Eaton, Andrew Hennessey, David Yardin, Frazer Irving, Chris Burnham, David LaFuente
Reviewer:
James Hunt
May 25th, 2008

X-Men: Legacy #210

"X-Men: Legacy" emerges as perhaps the most focused of the post-Messiah Complex X-titles. Greg Land occupies the guest-art slot as Carey wraps up the redefinition of the title as a Professor Xavier solo-title.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Scott Eaton, Greg Land, John Dell, Andrew Hennessy, Jay Leisten
Reviewer:
James Hunt
May 5th, 2008

Ultimate Fantastic Four #53

The weakest title of the Ultimate line continues to falter.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Tyler Kirkham, Sal Regla
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
April 25th, 2008

X-Men: Divided We Stand #1

A heavy focus on the cast of "New X-Men" means this “Divided We Stand” tie-in often feels underwhelming, though a mix of genuine established and rising talent saves it from complete mediocrity.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Carey, Matt Fraction, Craig Kyle, Christopher Yost, Skottie Young
Artists:
Brandon Peterson, Jamie McKelvie, Sana Takeda, Skottie Young, David LaFuente
Reviewer:
James Hunt
April 20th, 2008
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