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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

Justice League #9

Jim Lee returns to the art chores and the story of Shazam! continues in the backup of "Justice League" #9.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Jim Lee, Scott Williams, Gary Frank
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 17th, 2012

New Crusaders #1

The new Red Circle makes its digital debut with "The New Crusaders."

Publisher:
Archie Comics
Writer:
Ian Flynn
Artists:
Ben Bates, Gary Martin
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 16th, 2012

DC Comics - The New 52 Free Comic Book Day Special Edition #1

Free comics have been used with moderate to very good success for starting new series and ideas. "DC Comics -- The New 52 Free Comic Book Day Special Edition" #1 doesn't quite get it right.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Jim Lee, Scott Williams, Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, Gene Ha, Kenneth Rocafort
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 7th, 2012

Avengers Academy #29

"Avengers Academy" gets dragged into "Avengers vs. X-Men" with a mixed bag of results.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage
Artists:
Tom Grummett, Cory Hamscher
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 7th, 2012

Justice League #8

Green Arrow has come courting the Justice League for membership and the resulting mix is like oil and water.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Carlos D'Anda, Ivan Reis, Gary Frank, Joe Prado
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 18th, 2012

Dark Horse Presents #11

"Dark Horse Presents" continues to provide a lot of bang for your buck.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Francesco Francavilla, Steve Horton, Carla Speed McNeil, Steve Niles, Evan Dorkin, Mike Richardson, Tim Seeley, John Arcudi, Andrew Vachss, Neal Adams, Frank J. Barbiere
Artists:
Francesco Francavilla, Michael Dialynas, Carla Speed McNeil, Christopher Mitten, Evan Dorkin, Victor Drujiniu, Jonathan Case, Geof Darrow, Neal Adams, Luke Radl
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 18th, 2012

Secret Avengers #25

"Secret Avengers" #25 matches high science with good cape characterization.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Gabriel Hardman
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
April 16th, 2012

Glory #25

What's at stake for Riley, Glory and the world at large in Joe Keatinge and Ross Campbell's epically bold "Glory."

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Joe Keatinge
Artists:
Ross Campbell
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
April 15th, 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

Supreme #63

One final Alan Moore script for "Supreme" is published and it makes me yearn for a high-quality collection or two of the rest of his run.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Alan Moore
Artists:
Erik Larsen, Cory Hamscher
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 4th, 2012

Secret Avengers #24

The Secret Avengers are divided and on their way to being conquered by the mechanical Descendants.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Gabriel Hardman
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 2nd, 2012

Voodoo #7

Joshua Williamson continues his recasting of "Voodoo," but some parts work better than others.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Joshua Williamson
Artists:
Sami Basri
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 30th, 2012
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