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Creepy #6

Zombie westerns and body swapping nightmares, there’s horror in these here pages and that’s without mentioning the creepy clown.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Joe R Lansdale, Christopher A Taylor, Alice Henderson, Dan Braun, Craig Haffner, Archie Goodwin
Artists:
Nathan Fox, Jason Shawn Alexander, Kevin Ferrera, Garry Brown, Neal Adams
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
July 2nd, 2011

Fear Itself: Fearsome Four #1

“Fear gives Man-Thing dangerous powers. Now it’s too much fear and too much power.”

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brandon Montclare
Artists:
Michael William Kaluta, Ryan Bodenheim, Simon Bisley
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 9th, 2011

Dollhouse: Epitaphs #1

Mag, Zone, and the rest fight their way through the post-Dollhouse apocalypse in this prequel/sequel to the TV series.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Jed Whedon, Maurissa Tancharoen
Artists:
Cliff Richards
Reviewer:
James Hunt
April 4th, 2011

Captain America And Batroc #1

Batroc is a flying foot for hire within the crime game, but his one true event is something he’ll always try to improve at: kicking Captain America in the chest.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Renato Arlem
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
March 25th, 2011

Emma #1

Nancy Butler and Janet K. Lee try their hand at adapting Jane Austen’s “Emma,” a story of a witty matchmaker that finds happy matches all around her, except for the one standing right in front of her for herself.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Nancy Butler
Artists:
Janet K. Lee
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
March 6th, 2011

Widowmaker #4

“Pull any gear you have that goes boom. We’re going to need every bit of explosive power if we’re going to survive.”

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Duane Swierczynski
Artists:
Manuel Garcia, Lorenzo Ruggiero, Bit
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 10th, 2011

Mighty Samson #1

Never before have I wanted to see a comic book crushed by a falling temple, until I read "Mighty Samson" #1.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Jim Shooter, J.C. Vaughn
Artists:
Patrick Olliffe
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 16th, 2010

The Occultist #1

A young man, a mystical book, solid writing, a set up for plenty of further wacky tales. Check this out.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Tim Seeley
Artists:
Victor Drujiniu, Jason Gorder
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
December 15th, 2010

Black Widow #8

Black Widow races through spy set pieces and tropes but never really earns her survival. A flat end from a brilliant start.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Duane Swierczynski
Artists:
Manuel Garcia
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
November 27th, 2010

Black Widow #7

Black Widow uses all her charm to get into Nick Crane’s… thoughts. Could you resist?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Duane Swierczynski
Artists:
Manuel Garcia
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
October 29th, 2010

Magnus, Robot Fighter #2

Magnus takes down human traffickers! And fights some robots, of course.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Jim Shooter
Artists:
Bill Reinhold, Mike Manley
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 19th, 2010

Turok, Son of Stone #1

Native Americans and dinosaurs: isn’t this why comic books were invented?

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Jim Shooter, Gaylord Dubois
Artists:
Eduardo Francisco, Rex Mason
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 18th, 2010

The Terminator: 1984 #1

Didn't read "The Terminator: 2029" either? Don't worry, this sequel mini-series is still accessible and easy to follow.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Zach Whedon
Artists:
Andy MacDonald
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 30th, 2010

Black Widow #6

Dead politicians carve a web around the Widow that’s full of counter-agents and spy-fu.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Duane Swierczynski
Artists:
Manuel Garcia, Lorenzo Ruggiero
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
September 24th, 2010

Doctor Solar, Man of the Atom #2

"Doctor Solar, Man of the Atom" is telling a story with a writer who has a lack of imagination, but I think it's inadvertently hitting too close to home.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Jim Shooter
Artists:
Roger Robinson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 12th, 2010

Magnus, Robot Fighter #1

“Blip-off-any-interference.” Sage advice delivered so very early in this issue. I just might follow that advice today.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Jim Shooter, Russ Manning
Artists:
Bill Reinhold, Russ Manning
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 5th, 2010

Black Widow #4

Black Widow continues to trail those that have wronged her. Much ass-kicking ensues.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Marjorie Liu
Artists:
Daniel Acuña
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 26th, 2010

Predators: Preserve the Game #1

A good sequel to the movie, acting more as a lost fourth act than a sequel.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
David Lapham
Artists:
Allan Jefferson, David Rivera, Jordi Tarragona
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 15th, 2010

Doctor Solar, Man of the Atom #1

"Doctor Solar" finds a new home with Dark Horse. There's good and bad to be found here.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Jim Shooter, Paul S. Newman
Artists:
Dennis Calero, Bob Fujitani
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 14th, 2010

Predators #1

A prequel to the upcoming movie, this first issue offers the beginning to two stories, each focusing on different elements from the movie.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Marc Andreyko, David Lapham
Artists:
Guilherme Balbi, Jose Verissimo, Gabriel Guzman, Mariano Taibo
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 9th, 2010

Buzzard #1

From the pages of "The Goon," here comes Buzzard, a gruff old bird who rides upon a pale horse.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Eric Powell
Artists:
Eric Powell, Kyle Hotz
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 9th, 2010

Creepy #3

A mediocre horror anthology with a few high spots, but not many.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Dan Braun, Craig Haffner, Doug Moench, Joe Harris, Cory Goodfellow, Kevin Ferrera, Shawna Gore, Nicola Cuti
Artists:
Dennis Calero, Angelo Torres, Jason Shawn Alexander, Kevin Ferrera, Greg Scott, Ken Barr
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
May 24th, 2010

Enter the Heroic Age #1

A sampler of eight-page stories designed to entice you to check out one of five new(ish) titles from Marvel. Perhaps Marvel should have titled it "Tales to Entice."

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Christos N. Gage, Jeff Parker, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Jim McCann
Artists:
Mike McKone, Gabriel Hardman, Giancarlo Caracuzzo, Jamie McKelvie, David Lopez, Alvaro Lopez, Kevin Walker
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 20th, 2010

Black Widow #1

"CROK!" That's the sound of the Black Rose being kicked in the nether regions by the Black Widow. How else should you start a series starring Natasha Romanov?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Marjorie Liu
Artists:
Daniel Acuna
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 14th, 2010

Philip K. Dick’s Electric Ant #1

The first issue of the adaptation of Philip K. Dick’s short story tells the most boring and cliché part of the story: a man learns he’s an android.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
David Mack
Artists:
Pascale Alixe
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
April 7th, 2010

The Terminator: 2029 #1

The Terminator franchise returns to comics with a story set before it all began. This story focuses on Kyle Reese, the resistance fighter who comes back in time to find Sarah Connor.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Zack Whedon
Artists:
Andy MacDonald
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 31st, 2010

The Guild #1

Felicia Day's sweetly savage sensibilities permeate this excellent first issue.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Felicia Day
Artists:
Jim Rugg
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
March 26th, 2010

Immortal Weapons #5

The series concludes with a strong final issue, and Iron Fist plays an important role.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
David Lapham
Artists:
Arturo Lozzi
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
November 27th, 2009

Immortal Weapons #4

"Immortal Weapons" continues to prove itself to be more entertaining than anyone would have thought.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Duane Swierczynski
Artists:
Khari Evans, Victor Olazaba, Allen Martinez, Hatuey Diaz
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 10th, 2009

Wednesday Comics #12

Many satisfying conclusions, and a job well done.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
John Arcudi, Brian Azzarello, Kyle Baker, Eddie Berganza, Dave Bullock, Kurt Busiek, Ben Caldwell, Dan DiDio, Brenden Fletcher, Neil Gaiman, Dave Gibbons, Vinton Heuck, Karl Kerschl, Adam Kubert, Jimmy Palmiotti, Paul Pope, Walter Simonson
Artists:
Michael Allred, Kyle Baker, Lee Bermejo, Dave Bullock, Ben Caldwell, Amanda Conner, Sean Galloway, Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Karl Kerschl, Joe Kubert, Kevin Nowlan, Paul Pope, Joe Quinones, Eduardo Risso, Ryan Sook, Brian Stelfreeze
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
September 23rd, 2009

Immortal Weapons #3

Dog Brother's history revealed. And the Iron Fist back-up has never looked worse.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Spears, Duane Swierczynski
Artists:
Tim Green II, Hatuey Diaz
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
September 22nd, 2009

Wednesday Comics #11

The weaker strips in "Wednesday Comics" are still on shaky ground, but the best pages are still worth the price of admission.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
John Arcudi, Brian Azzarello, Kyle Baker, Eddie Berganza, Dave Bullock, Kurt Busiek, Ben Caldwell, Dan DiDio, Brenden Fletcher, Neil Gaiman, Dave Gibbons, Vinton Heuck, Karl Kerschl, Adam Kubert, Jimmy Palmiotti, Paul Pope, Walter Simonson
Artists:
Michael Allred, Kyle Baker, Lee Bermejo, Dave Bullock, Ben Caldwell, Amanda Conner, Sean Galloway, Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Karl Kerschl, Joe Kubert, Kevin Nowlan, Paul Pope, Joe Quinones, Eduardo Risso, Ryan Sook, Brian Stelfreeze
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 18th, 2009

Immortal Weapons #2

Bride of Nine Spiders takes the center stage in this issue of "Immortal Weapons," which turns out to be a good old fashioned horror story.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Cullen Bunn, Duane Swierczynski
Artists:
Dan Brereton, Travel Foreman, Tom Palmer, Stefano Gaudino, Mark Pennington
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 9th, 2009

Lockjaw and the Pet Avengers #4

The adventures of Ms. Lion and his merry band of Marvel pets and animal sidekicks conclude with a battle against Thanos. Yes, Ms. Lion versus Thanos.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Eliopoulos
Artists:
Ig Guara
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 17th, 2009

Wednesday Comics #6

Halfway through the 12-week “Wednesday Comics” series and the quality remains high with gorgeous art and ever-improving writing.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
John Arcudi, Brian Azzarello, Kyle Baker, Eddie Berganza, Dave Bullock, Kurt Busiek, Ben Caldwell, Dan DiDio, Brenden Fletcher, Neil Gaiman, Dave Gibbons, Vinton Heuck, Karl Kerschl, Adam Kubert, Jimmy Palmiotti, Paul Pope, Walter Simonson
Artists:
Michael Allred, Kyle Baker, Lee Bermejo, Dave Bullock, Ben Caldwell, Amanda Conner, Sean Galloway, Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Karl Kerschl, Joe Kubert, Kevin Nowlan, Paul Pope, Joe Quinones, Eduardo Risso, Ryan Sook, Brian Stelfreeze
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
August 12th, 2009

Wednesday Comics #3

One third of the stories are great, but just as many are less than spectacular.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
John Arcudi, Brian Azzarello, Kyle Baker, Eddie Berganza, Dave Bullock, Kurt Busiek, Ben Caldwell, Dan DiDio, Brenden Fletcher, Neil Gaiman, Dave Gibbons, Vinton Heuck, Karl Kerschl, Adam Kubert, Jimmy Palmiotti, Paul Pope, Walter Simonson
Artists:
Michael Allred, Kyle Baker, Lee Bermejo, Dave Bullock, Ben Caldwell, Amanda Conner, Sean Galloway, Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Karl Kerschl, Joe Kubert, Kevin Nowlan, Paul Pope, Joe Quinones, Eduardo Risso, Ryan Sook, Brian Stelfreeze
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
July 27th, 2009

Immortal Weapons #1

The true history of Fat Cobra is not what you would expect — it’s much better. Jason Aaron delivers an incredibly strong story backed up by great art.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron, Duane Swierczynski
Artists:
Mico Suayan, Travel Foreman, Stefano Gaudiano, Roberto de la Torre, Khari Evans, Victor Olazaba, Michael Lark, Arturo Lozzi
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 21st, 2009

Lockjaw and the Pet Avengers #3

Delightful fun for young readers and fans of all things Marvel.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Eliopoulos
Artists:
Ig Guara
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
July 15th, 2009

Uncanny X-Men: First Class #1

The all-new Uncanny X-Men are here! Well, most of them. OK, so they're the old all-new X-Men. But it does include Nightcrawler, Storm, Colossus, and Banshee. Wolverine, too!

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Scott Gray
Artists:
Roger Cruz
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 9th, 2009

Wednesday Comics #1

"Wednesday Comics" doesn't just live up to the hype, it actually surpasses it. It really is that cool.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
John Arcudi, Brian Azzarello, Kyle Baker, Eddie Berganza, Dave Bullock, Kurt Busiek, Ben Caldwell, Dan DiDio, Brenden Fletcher, Neil Gaiman, Dave Gibbons, Vinton Heuck, Karl Kerschl, Adam Kubert, Jimmy Palmiotti, Paul Pope, Walter Simonson
Artists:
Michael Allred, Kyle Baker, Lee Bermejo, Dave Bullock, Ben Caldwell, Amanda Conner, Sean Galloway, Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Karl Kerschl, Joe Kubert, Kevin Nowlan, Paul Pope, Joe Quinones, Eduardo Risso, Ryan Sook, Brian Stelfreeze
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 8th, 2009

Wednesday Comics #1

Art is king in DC’s new 12-issue weekly series that recalls the Sunday comics pages, using a broadsheet format. 15 pages of gorgeous art on giant pages. Not too shabby.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
John Arcudi, Brian Azzarello, Kyle Baker, Eddie Berganza, Dave Bullock, Kurt Busiek, Ben Caldwell, Dan DiDio, Brenden Fletcher, Neil Gaiman, Dave Gibbons, Vinton Heuck, Karl Kerschl, Adam Kubert, Jimmy Palmiotti, Paul Pope, Walter Simonson
Artists:
Michael Allred, Kyle Baker, Lee Bermejo, Dave Bullock, Ben Caldwell, Amanda Conner, Sean Galloway, Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Karl Kerschl, Joe Kubert, Kevin Nowlan, Paul Pope, Joe Quinones, Eduardo Risso, Ryan Sook, Brian Stelfreeze
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 8th, 2009

Predator #1

Two decades after first publishing a Predator comic, Dark Horse unleashes the fury of those uglies again.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
John Arcudi
Artists:
Javier Saltares
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 24th, 2009

Iron Fist #27

This chapter of the book of "Iron Fist" comes to a close, but how does it end?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Duane Swierczynski
Artists:
Travel Foreman, David Lapham, Timothy Green II
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 24th, 2009

Madman Atomic Comics #16

With two short stories in this penultimate issue, one detailing an obsession with the Atomics and the other Frank Einstein’s possible new career, this is a very good read!

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Jamie S. Rich, Michael Allred
Artists:
Joëlle Jones, Michael Allred
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 18th, 2009

Lockjaw and the Pet Avengers #2

"Lockjaw and the Pet Avengers" is thoroughly silly, but in a nice and cute way.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Eliopoulos
Artists:
Ig Guara
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 9th, 2009

Beta Ray Bill: Godhunter #1

Beta Ray Bill sets out to find – and slay – Galactus.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen, Walter Simonson
Artists:
Kano, Alvaro Lopez, Walter Simonson
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 8th, 2009

Agents Of Atlas #6

This may be issue #6 of "Agents of Atlas", but the stories within continue to be timeless tales waiting to be read and re-read. To help make this issue more timeless, Namor makes an appearance and offers some insight.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Gabriel Hardman
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 3rd, 2009

The Umbrella Academy: Dallas #6

"The Umbrella Academy: Dallas" wraps up with a bang—both literal and metaphorical—and with interesting changes for the team.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Gerard Way
Artists:
Gabriel Ba
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 19th, 2009

Agents of Atlas #5

The big fight between the New Avengers and the Agents of Atlas, and it's a good-looking one.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Carlo Pagulayan, Jason Paz
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
May 19th, 2009

Lockjaw and the Pet Avengers #1

The Avengers franchise expands yet again, this time to allow "Lockjaw and the Pet Avengers" a chance to shine as an all ages tour de force.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Eliopoulos
Artists:
Ig Guara, Colleen Coover
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 17th, 2009
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