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Sacrifice #4

After a bit of a hiatus, "Sacrifice" #4 arrives to kick off the second half of Sam Humphries and Dalton Rose's comic about the Aztecs, epilepsy, Joy Division and more. With some new twists here, it was worth the wait.

Publisher:
*Self-Published*
Writer:
Sam Humphries
Artists:
Dalton Rose
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 24th, 2013

Batwoman #16

Stunning visuals raise J.H. Williams III and W. Haden Blackman's "Batwoman" #16 up to epic fantastical heights, but too many characters and too much narration drags it back down into flawed reality.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J.H. Williams III, W. Haden Blackman
Artists:
J.H. Williams III
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

Red She-Hulk #61

In "Red She-Hulk" #61 Jeff Parker, Carlo Pagulayan and Wellington Alves shift the spotlight off of Machine Man and onto the titanic female lead, giving Betty Ross more paneltime than she has had to this point in the series.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Carlo Pagulayan, Wellington Alves
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 7th, 2013

Justice League #15

The "Throne of Atlantis" crossover with "Aquaman" brings more panel time for the Sea King, but it also brings Geoff Johns' "Aquaman" collaborators: Ivan Reis, Joe Prado and Rod Reis to "Justice League" #15 as

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Joe Prado
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 27th, 2012

Batwoman #15

Batwoman and Wonder Woman get a breather in "Batwoman" #15 as readers experience this ongoing story from Maggie Sawyer’s point of view, courtesy of J.H. Williams III, Hayden Blackman, and Trevor McCarthy.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J.H. Williams III, W. Haden Blackman
Artists:
Trevor McCarthy, J.H. Williams III
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
December 21st, 2012

Supreme #67

Erik Larsen's wrapping up his short-lived "Supreme" run with a fight between Mean Supreme and Omni-Man from "Invincible," even as the other Supremes try to find a way to get their powers back.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Erik Larsen
Artists:
Erik Larsen, Cory Hamscher
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 21st, 2012

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

Masks & Mobsters #4

"Masks & Mobsters" #4 from Joshua Williamson and Jason Copland is a knock out tale of twisted crime strangling pure superheroic desire.

Publisher:
Monkeybrain Comics
Writer:
Joshua Williamson
Artists:
Jason Copland
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
December 5th, 2012

Astonishing X-Men Annual #1

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage, Scott Lobdell
Artists:
David Baldeon, Jordi Tarragona, Mark Pacella, Dan Panosian
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
November 29th, 2012

X-Factor #247

General Lee and Abraham Lincoln get that long-overdue rematch in "X-Factor" #247 by Peter David and Leonard Kirk.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Peter David
Artists:
Leonard Kirk, Jay Leisten, Ed Tadeo
Reviewer:
James Hunt
November 26th, 2012

Batwoman #14

"Batwoman" #14 continues "World's Finest" as J.H. Williams III and W. Haden Blackman present the final fate of Pegasus, even as Medusa steps out of the shadows and begins her assault on humanity.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J.H. WIlliams III, W. Haden Blackman
Artists:
J.H. Williams III
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 23rd, 2012

Avengers Academy #39

In "Avengers Academy" #39 Christos Gage and Tom Grummett provide the kids with a graduation ceremony, but the conclusion of the series ultimate falls short.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage
Artists:
Tom Grummett, Cory Hamscher
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 9th, 2012

Green Arrow #14

Ann Nocenti and Freddie Williams II seem to be biding their time on this title as the "Hawkman: Wanted" storyline sideswipes "Green Arrow" #14 with an unnecessary and muddy crossover.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Ann Nocenti
Artists:
Freddie Williams II, Rob Hunter
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 8th, 2012

Avenging Spider-Man Annual #1

"Avenging Spider-Man Annual " #1 from Rob Williams and Brad Walker is a hilarious tale featuring the Thing and some idiot thugs making New York a worse place.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rob Williams
Artists:
Brad Walker, John Livesay
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
November 1st, 2012

Wolverine MAX #1

Wolverine's early years get a darkly appropriate re-imagining by Jason Starr, Roland Boschi and Connor Willumsen in "Wolverine MAX" #1

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Starr
Artists:
Roland Boschi, Connor Willumsen
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
October 26th, 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

National Comics: Madame X #1

"National Comics: Madame X" is the last of the first wave of "National Comics" one-shots, and Rob Williams and Trevor Hairsine deliver a story that nicely mixes magic, horror, and crime procedural.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Rob Williams
Artists:
Trevor Hairsine
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 25th, 2012

Batwoman #13

J.H. Williams III and W. Haden Blackman continue their new rendition of "World's Finest" with "Batwoman" #13, as Batwoman and Wonder Woman descend into the depths of Medusa's prison.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
J.H. Williams III, W. Haden Blackman
Artists:
J.H. Williams III
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 18th, 2012

Uncanny Avengers #1

"Uncanny Avengers" #1 by Rick Remender and John Cassaday presents an impressive first installment about the newest team of Avengers to form following "Avengers Vs. X-Men."

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
John Cassaday
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 10th, 2012

AVX VS #6

The final issue of "AVX VS," arguably the summer's most divisive series, offers readers the most surprising installment yet, as things get weird.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen, Kathryn Immonen, Christopher Hastings, Jeph Loeb, Jason Aaron, Dan Slott
Artists:
Jim Cheung, Mark Roslan, Mark Morales, Stuart Immonen, Mike Deodato Jr., Ed McGuinness, Joe Chabot, Arthur Adams, Ramon K. Perez, Katie Cook
Reviewer:
James Hunt
October 8th, 2012

Green Arrow #13

For new readers who might want to jump on board to "Green Arrow" #13 (between the #0 last month and the new show "Arrow" next week), Ann Nocenti and Freddie Williams II serve up an impenetrable story.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Ann Nocenti
Artists:
Freddie Williams II, Rob Hunter, Art Thibert, Tom Derenick
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 5th, 2012

Voodoo

"Voodoo" #0, written by Joshua Williamson and drawn by Sami Basri, retreads old information about Voodoo's clone and their mutual lab origins in this finale to the series.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Joshua Williamson
Artists:
Sami Basri
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
October 1st, 2012

Batwoman

Batwoman #0 is full of beautiful art and one well-considered moment that makes it all well worth reading.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J.H. Williams III, W. Haden Blackman
Artists:
J.H. Williams III
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
September 24th, 2012

Green Lantern: New Guardians

"Green Lantern: New Guardians" #0 has a rainbow of Lanterns on the cover, but no pot of gold is anywhere to be found inside.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tony Bedard
Artists:
Aaron Kuder, Andrew Bressan, Greg Adams
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 24th, 2012

Captain Atom

J.T. Krul, Freddie Williams II, and Jose Villarrubia wrap up their series with "Captain Atom" #0, which looks great but ultimately tells us nothing new about Captain Atom's origin.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J.T. Krul
Artists:
Freddie Williams II
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 19th, 2012

Deathstroke

Rob Liefeld's short run comes to a close with "Deathstroke" #0, with a dry, by-the-numbers retelling of Deathstroke's origin with a little Team 7 action added in for good measure.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Rob Liefeld
Artists:
Rob Liefeld, Adelso Corona, Cory Hamscher, Art Thibert
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 14th, 2012

Green Arrow

"Green Arrow" #0 resets the origins of Oliver Queen and Tommy Merlyn, giving both a little motivation as well as a shared history.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Judd Winick
Artists:
Freddie Williams II, Rob Hunter
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 10th, 2012

Uncanny X-Force #30

"Uncanny X-Force" #30 follows the reincarnated Apocalypse on a road trip that threatens to sully his new and clean attitude.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Dave Williams
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
August 31st, 2012

Justice League #12

Geoff Johns and Jim Lee bring the conclusion to "The Villain's Journey" in "Justice League" #12, as Superman and Wonder Woman lock lips.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Jim Lee, Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, Dave Finch, Scott Williams, Sandra Hope, Batt, Rob Hunter, Joe Weems, Alex Garner, Trevor Scott, Mark Irwin, Jonathan Glapion
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 30th, 2012

Batwoman #12

Batwoman needs someone to help her chase the mythical, and J.H. Williams III and W. Haden Blackman use that as an opportunity to create their own "World's Finest" in "Batwoman" #12 as Wonder Woman guest-stars.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J.H. Williams III, W. Haden Blackman
Artists:
J.H. Williams III
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 16th, 2012

Before Watchmen: Rorschach #1

Brian Azzarello and Lee Bermejo craft a Rorschach story that brings the character back to his Charlton Comics roots in "Before Watchmen: Rorschach" #1.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Brian Azzarello, Len Wein
Artists:
Lee Bermejo, John Higgins
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 15th, 2012

Supreme #66

Erik Larsen's run on "Supreme" continues with what feels like two very different books deliberately grafted together; one about the Liefeld-created Supreme, the other about the Moore-revamped Supreme -- but one half is better than the other

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Erik Larsen
Artists:
Erik Larsen, Cory Hamscher
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 15th, 2012

Archer & Armstrong #1

Fred Van Lente and Clayton Henry revive "Archer & Armstrong," and while it's not up to the Barry Windsor-Smith levels of greatness, it's still good enough to sit up and take notice.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Clayton Henry
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 2nd, 2012

Avengers Academy #34

Christos Gage and Tom Grummett kick off "Final Exam" in "Avengers Academy" #34, and for an "everything changes" storyline, this opening chapter appears to deliver.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage
Artists:
Tom Grummett, Cory Hamscher
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 1st, 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

Masks & Mobsters #1

Joshua Williamson and Mike Henderson's "Masks & Mobsters" #1 is a cape/crime mash up that takes the tone of '50s pulp and blends it with modern story sensibilities in a fantastic manner.

Publisher:
Monkeybrain Comics
Writer:
Joshua Williamson
Artists:
Mike Henderson
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
July 26th, 2012

The Infernal Man-Thing #2

"The Infernal Man-Thing" is ill-served by its new format, but is a good (if unintentional) swan song for the late Steve Gerber, as well as a showcase for Kevin Nowlan.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Steve Gerber
Artists:
Kevin Nowlan, John Buscema, Klaus Janson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 23rd, 2012

Batwoman #11

J.H. Williams III, W. Haden Blackman and Trevor McCarthy wrap up the second arc of "Batwoman" with a disappointing whimper instead of a bang.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J.H. Williams III, W. Haden Blackman
Artists:
Trevor McCarthy, Pere Perez
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
July 23rd, 2012

Justice League #11

"Justice League" #11's overall ideas involving the ghosts of loved ones aren't bad, but this chapter in particular feels like everyone's vamping for time before the big conclusion.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Jim Lee, Gary Frank, Scott Williams, Jonathan Glapion
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 20th, 2012

The Infernal Man-Thing #1

"The Infernal Man-Thing" reads like bizarre Alan Moore and as such retains quality while subverting theme and tone.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Steve Gerber
Artists:
Kevin Nowlan
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
July 6th, 2012

Before Watchmen: Ozymandias #1

"Before Watchmen: Ozymandias" #1 is a superbly illustrated but strangely incongruous origin story for this most enigmatic of the Watchmen.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Len Wein
Artists:
Jae Lee
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
July 5th, 2012

Justice League #10

"Justice League" #10 features the big reveal of DC's next major villain as well as the return of Black Adam!

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Jim Lee, Scott Williams, Mark Irwin, Jonathan Glapion, Gary Frank
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 2nd, 2012

Before Watchmen: Nite Owl #1

Andy Kubert and his father, Joe, bring the Kubert magic to the origin of the Nite Owl. Unfortunately, the story is less inspiring.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J. Michael Straczynski, Len Wein
Artists:
Andy Kubert, Joe Kubert, John Higgins
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 28th, 2012

New Crusaders #2

A new superhero team pitched right into the kid market.

Publisher:
Archie Comics
Writer:
Ian Flynn
Artists:
Ben Bates, Gary Martin
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
June 28th, 2012

Batwoman #10

For a storyline being told out-of-order, "Batwoman" #10 still comes together nicely.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J.H. Williams III, W. Haden Blackman
Artists:
Trevor McCarthy
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 20th, 2012

Before Watchmen: Silk Spectre #1

"Before Watchmen: Silk Spectre" #1 looks beautiful, but there's not much behind the great art.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Darwyn Cooke, Amanda Conner, Len Wein
Artists:
Amanda Conner, John Higgins
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 14th, 2012

Before Watchmen: Minutemen #1

Opening "Before Watchmen" comics with "Minutemen" #1 by Darwyn Cooke was an extremely smart move on DC's part.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Darwyn Cooke, Len Wein
Artists:
Darwyn Cooke, John Higgins
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 6th, 2012

Godzilla #1

"Godzilla" #1 a smashfest as Godzilla pisses off the wrong man.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Duan Swierczynski
Artists:
Simon Gane
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
May 24th, 2012

Amazing Spider-Man: Ends of the Earth #1

A tie-in to the current "Amazing Spider-Man" story featuring Union Jack and Big Hero 6

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rob Williams, Brian Clevinger
Artists:
Thony Silas, Victor Olazaba
Reviewer:
James Hunt
May 22nd, 2012
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