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Brightest Day #12

“I will bring Mars back my way not your way!”

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Patrick Gleason, Scott Clark, Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, Mark Irwin, David Beaty, Tom Nguyen, Rebecca Buchman, Mick Gray, Christian Alamy
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 20th, 2010

JSA All-Stars #11

The final installment of the JSA second feature wraps up here as does the four part feature tale.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Matthew Sturges, Jen Van Meter
Artists:
Freddie Williams II, Travis Moore, Dan Green
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 11th, 2010

Batman: Odyssey #4

Batman is pushed too far and may just have to kill someone.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Neal Adams
Artists:
Neal Adams, Scott Williams
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 8th, 2010

Artifacts #2

This issue has almost as many variant cover options as it does interior story pages. You can’t judge a book by its cover though. This one has awesome inside.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Ron Marz
Artists:
Michael Broussard, Rick Basaldua, Joe Weems, Sal Regla, Dulce Brassea, Dale Keown
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 3rd, 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

39 Minutes #1

It’s a simple start that would have been more interesting if it had been skipped.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
William Harms
Artists:
Jerry Lando, Jay Leisten
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
September 22nd, 2010

Shadowland: Ghost Rider #1

Ghost Rider bikes his way to Japan under the instruction of Wilson “Kingpin” Fisk.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rob Williams
Artists:
Clayton Crain
Reviewer:
James Hunt
September 20th, 2010

CBGB #3

The idea of a stone age CBGB is amusing, but this issue's lead story stretches on a bit too long.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Kim Krizan, Robert Steven Williams, Louise Staley
Artists:
Toby Cypress, Giorgio Pontrelli
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 15th, 2010

Batman: Odyssey #3

I have no idea who the target audience is for this book. I'm not sure there is one.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Neal Adams
Artists:
Neal Adams
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 9th, 2010

JSA All-Stars #10

The latest "JSA All-Stars" is suffering from middle child syndrome. Or something like that.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Matthew Sturges, Jen Van Meter
Artists:
Freddie Williams II, Travis Moore, Dan Green
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 3rd, 2010

Superman/Batman #75

“Holy seventy-fifth issue, Batman!” Time for an extra-sized, extra-priced anniversary celebration.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Levitz, Steven T. Seagle, Billy Tucci, Adam Hughes, J. T. Krul, Michael Green, Mike Johnson, Duncan Rouleau, Brian Azzarello, David Finch, Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Jerry Ordway, Teddy Kristiansen, Billy Tucci, Adam Hughes, Francis Manapul, Jill Thompson, Shane Davis, Sandra Hope, Rafael Albuquerque, Duncan Rouleau, Lee Bermejo, David Finch, Scott Williams, Gene Ha
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 25th, 2010

Robocop #6

Nothing like a dose of “Robocop” to help modern-day metro-Detroiters realize things really aren’t that bad.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Rob Williams
Artists:
Unai Dezarate
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 25th, 2010

Brightest Day #8

Hawkgirl or White Lantern Firestorm? Those are your cover options for this issue. One of them will cost a pretty penny, the other one will only run you two hundred ninety-nine pennies.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Patrick Gleason, Ardian Syaf, Vicente Cifuentes, Rebecca Buchman, Mark Irwin
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 18th, 2010

Brightest Day #7

Hank Hall and Boston Brand sit down for cheeseburgers. Hilarity ensues. Or maybe not.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Patrick Gleason, Ardian Syaf, Scott Clark, Joe Prado, Vicente Cifuentes, David Beaty, Mark Irwin
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 4th, 2010

Batman: Odyssey #2

Farcical comedy or just bad comic? You decide!

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Neal Adams
Artists:
Neal Adams
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
August 4th, 2010

Brightest Day #6

"Brightest Day" is still all over the map, creatively and fictionally.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Patrick Gleason, Scott Clark, Joe Prado, Vicente Cifuentes, David Beaty, Mark Irwin, Christian Alamy
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 26th, 2010

The Stuff of Legend Volume II: The Jungle, Part I

"The Stuff of Legend" returns. If you missed the first one, jump in, the story is fine. The art's downright amazing too.

Publisher:
Th3rd World Studios
Writer:
Mike Raicht, Brian Smith
Artists:
Charles Paul Wilson III
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 13th, 2010

JSA All-Stars #8

"JSA All-Stars" continues to reshape itself into a much more interesting book than where it first began.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Matthew Sturges, Jen Van Meter
Artists:
Freddie Williams II, Travis Moore, Dan Green
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 10th, 2010

Brightest Day #5

DC’s solicitation for this issue promises, “Deadman discovers the truth behind the formation of the White Lantern and what it means to the twelve returnees and the rest of the DC Universe.” Not so much.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Ardian Syaf, Joe Prado, Vicente Cifuentes
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 8th, 2010

Batman: Odyssey #1

Neal Adams returns to Batman, writing and drawing this twelve-issue mini-series himself with mixed results.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Neal Adams
Artists:
Neal Adams, Michael Golden
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 7th, 2010

Batman Beyond #1

Batman Beyond moves beyond the television screen with a comic that's a fun continuation, while maintaining a flavor of its own.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Adam Beechen
Artists:
Ryan Benjamin, John Stanisci
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 2nd, 2010

Action Comics #890

No Superman? No problem.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Cornell
Artists:
Pete Woods
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 30th, 2010

Ultimate X #3

"Ultimate X" introduces a brand new character and that ever-present narration finally starts to work.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeph Loeb
Artists:
Arthur Adams, Mark Roslan
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 18th, 2010

New Avengers #1

Meet the new New Avengers, same as the old New Avengers. But, that’s a good thing.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Stuart Immonen, Wade von Grawbadger, Art Adams
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 16th, 2010

Brightest Day #4

"Brightest Day" continues on, but only a select few of the returned twelve appear in this issue. Aquaman and Martian Manhunter fans are sure to be disappointed.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Ardian Syaf, Scott Clark, Oclair Albert, Vicente Cifuentes, David Beaty
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 16th, 2010

Tom Strong and the Robots of Doom #1

Tom Strong is back, and in this one issue everything changes for him. Sort of. As much as time travelling villains can truly change things.

Publisher:
Wildstorm
Writer:
Peter Hogan
Artists:
Chris Sprouse, Karl Story
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 12th, 2010

JSA All-Stars #7

With the first storyline over, "JSA All-Stars" is starting to come back around.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Matthew Sturges, Jen Van Meter
Artists:
Freddie Williams II, Travis Moore, Dan Green
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 6th, 2010

Legion of Super-Heroes #1

Paul Levitz returns to craft new Legion stories in a new Legion title! Long-time Legion fans rejoice. New Legion fans say, "Um, OK."

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Levitz
Artists:
Yildiray Cinar, Wayne Faucher
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 19th, 2010

Brightest Day #2

"Brightest Day" is still a big jumble of storylines, one that's yet to gain cohesiveness.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Patrick Gleason, Adrian Syaf, Scott Clark, Joe Prado, Vicente Cifuentes, Tom Nguyen, Rebecca Buchman, David Beaty
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 19th, 2010

Pilot Season: Stealth #1

Kirkman and Silvestri continue to offer up "Pilot Season" books, with a character that believes "No one is above the law." Of course, that character seems to think he is.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Robert Kirkman
Artists:
Sheldon Mitchell, Joe Weems V, Rick Basaldua
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 6th, 2010

Brightest Day #1

While the white rings resurrected twelve heroes and villains, this issue follows only a half dozen of the returned heroes.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Pat Gleason, Ardian Syaf, Scott Clark, Joe Prado, Vicente Cifuentes, Mark Irwin, Oclair Albert, David Beaty
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 5th, 2010

War of the Supermen (FCBD)

As far as free comics go, this one is not bad, but DC set the bar awfully high with last year's "Blackest Night" #0. This is no "Blackest Night."

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson, Sterling Gates
Artists:
Eddy Barrows, J. P. Mayer, Julián López, Bit, Aaron Lopresti, David Finch, Joe Weems, Gary Frank, Cafu, Ethan Van Sciver, Diogenes Neves, Vincente Cifuente
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 1st, 2010

Superman/Batman #71

“The Big Noise” ends with a co-writer, four inkers, and a disappointing issue all around.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Joe Casey, Joshua Williamson
Artists:
Jason Fabok, Prentis Rollins, Rebecca Buchman, Derek Fridolfs, Walden Wong
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
April 22nd, 2010

Brightest Day

After the "Blackest Night," there must be a "Brightest Day," if for no other reason than to sell some comics.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Fernando Pasarin, John Dell, Cam Smith, Prentiss Rollins, Dexter Vines, Art Thibert
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 14th, 2010

Ultimate X #2

If "Ultimate X" would just ditch the narration boxes, this would be a much better comic.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeph Loeb
Artists:
Arthur Adams, Mark Roslan
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 6th, 2010

Detective Comics #863

Despite being plagued with artist switcheroos, "Detective Comics" still makes you eager for more Batwoman.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
Jock, Scott Kolins, Cully Hamner
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 1st, 2010

Supergod #3

Meet the man without sanity that can perceive time and choose which path to walk in this series that examines the concept of superhumanity from a different perspective.

Publisher:
Avatar Press
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Garrie Gastonny, Nursalimsyah
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
March 29th, 2010

1,000 Comic Books You Must Read

This is Tony Isabella's personal reflection on the "1000 Comic Books You Must Read," and it is an interesting start to an idea that could really grow some legs.

Publisher:
Krause
Writer:
Tony Isabella
Artists:
Shawn Williams, Rachael Knier
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 14th, 2010

Detective Comics #682

The second part of “Cutter” is mostly filler with good art, while the Question second feature is a lot of fun.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
Jock, Cully Hamner
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
March 8th, 2010

JSA All-Stars #4

"JSA All-Stars" is already starting to feel a little tired, which isn't good when you're just hitting issue #4.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Matthew Sturges, Jen Van Meter
Artists:
Freddie Williams II, Travis Moore, Dan Green
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 5th, 2010

First Wave #1

Pulp heroes sharing a single world as Brian Azzarello introduces three separate plots and Rags Morales delivers some good art.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Brian Azzarello
Artists:
Rags Morales
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
March 3rd, 2010

JSA All-Stars #3

"JSA All-Stars" is in a strange position thanks to odd scheduling, where its subplots are more interesting than the main story.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Matthew Sturges, Jen Van Meter
Artists:
Freddie Williams II, Travis Moore, Dan Green
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 11th, 2010

Ultimate X #1

Older comic fans will come running at the sight of Arthur Adams' name on the cover. Heck, I could be listed as writer and comic fans would still buy it just for the Arthur Adams drawings.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeph Loeb
Artists:
Arthur Adams, Mark Roslan
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 2nd, 2010

Detective Comics #861

Jock steps in to draw three issues of "Detective Comics," and Rucka's script matches his new artist perfectly.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
Jock, Cully Hamner
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 31st, 2010

Robocop #1

This comic book sequel to the Verhoeven film reaches at that connection, but not much else.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Rob Williams
Artists:
Fabiano Neves
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
January 30th, 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

All-Star Batman and Robin, the Boy Wonder Vol. 1

One of the most infamous books of the past five years, there’s more to this book than many give credit.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Frank Miller
Artists:
Jim Lee, Scott Williams
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
January 4th, 2010

Superman: Kryptonite Nevermore

Dennis O'Neil and Curt Swan famously de-power Superman in some classic comics from the Bronze Age.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dennis O'Neil
Artists:
Curt Swan, Murphy Anderson
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
December 30th, 2009

Detective Comics #860

This may be the last great issue of "Detective Comics" for a while, but great it is.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
J.H. Williams III, Cully Hamner
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
December 26th, 2009

X-Men Forever #13

A solid issue that has Illyana become Black Magick and her brother and friends try to restore her.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Claremont
Artists:
Tom Grummett, Cory Hamscher
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 11th, 2009
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