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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

Dark Reign: The Cabal #1

Readers get a chance to see what members of Osborn’s “Cabal” do when they’re not in one of his meetings.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman, Matt Fraction, Rick Remender, Kieron Gillen, Peter Milligan
Artists:
Adi Granov, Daniel Acuna, Max Fiumara, Carmen Di Giandemenico, Tonci Zonjic
Reviewer:
James Hunt
May 2nd, 2009

Madman Atomic Comics #15

Madman wakes up in a seemingly snow-filled landscape, but doesn’t remember how he got there. And, it turns out, that’s not snow. What’s going on?

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Michael Allred
Artists:
Michael Allred
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
May 2nd, 2009

Immortal Iron Fist #25

Juan Doe comes in to illustrate a few dynamic pages as Danny Rand learns the truth of the first Iron Fist.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Duane Swierczynski
Artists:
Travel Foreman, Juan Doe, Tom Palmer
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
April 27th, 2009

Secret Invasion Aftermath: Beta Ray Bill: The Green of Eden #1

"Secret Invasion" the gift that keeps on giving. This issue focuses on everyone's favorite horse-faced, hammer-wielding substitute thunder god.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Dan Brereton, Stefano Gaudiano, Mark Pennington, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 18th, 2009

Marvel Assistant-Sized Spectacular #1

Comedy anthology including D-Man, American Eagle, and the Mini-Marvels.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Eliopoulos, Brian Patchett, Jason Aaron, Chris Giarrusso
Artists:
Jacob Chabot, Xurxo G. Penalta, Richard Isanove, Chris Giarrusso
Reviewer:
James Hunt
April 7th, 2009

Agents of Atlas #3

"Agents of Atlas" tells stories set in both the past and the present in a strong manner, but you can't help but wish that it would just stick with one or the other.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Clayton Henry, Gabriel Hardman
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 6th, 2009

Immortal Iron Fist #24

Kano's lush artwork and dynamic figures make this comic rise as special as it needs to be.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Duane Swierczynski
Artists:
Kano
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
March 24th, 2009

X-Men: Noir #4

A strong finale to a series I had written off too early.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Dennis Calero
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
March 16th, 2009

The Umbrella Academy: Dallas #4

The universe of "The Umbrella Academy" is a strange and wonderfully cohesive one. This issue continues the oddness, while entertaining and impressing.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Gerard Way
Artists:
Gabriel Ba
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
March 12th, 2009

Agents of Atlas #2

The art in the present day scenes and the flashbacks is excellent, but this series hasn't really started rolling yet.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Carlo Pagulayan, Jason Paz, Gabriel Hardman
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
March 2nd, 2009

Agents Of Atlas #1

"Agents of Atlas" begins anew, with a great introduction for new readers and a solid packed comic for all.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Carlo Pagulayan, Jason Paz, Benton Jew
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
February 4th, 2009

Umbrella Academy: Dallas #3

This series might even be better than the original -- and that's quite an achievement.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Gerard Way
Artists:
Gabriel Ba
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
January 31st, 2009

The Umbrella Academy: Dallas #2

The second "Umbrella Academy" mini is a bit lower key, but gives its artistic team a chance to shine.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Gerard Way
Artists:
Gabriel Ba
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
January 2nd, 2009

X-Men Noir #1

Van Lente's script isn't the freshest thing in the world, but Calero's overwrought artwork makes this issue completely lifeless.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Dennis Calero
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
December 3rd, 2008

The Umbrella Academy: Dallas #1

"The Umbrella Academy: Dallas" picks up right where the introductory mini-series left off, and it's as strange and excellent as always.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Gerard Way
Artists:
Gabriel Ba
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 30th, 2008

Madman Atomic Comics #11

Mike Allred continues his exploration into metaphysical identity with the trappings of a superhero comic.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Michael Allred
Artists:
Michael Allred
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
October 20th, 2008

What If... This Was the Fantastic Four? #1

Mike Wieringo died over a year ago, but Marvel and the Hero Initiative are making sure he isn't forgotten.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Mike Wieringo, Karl Kesel, Art Adams
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 15th, 2008

Ms. Marvel Annual #1

Spider-Man vs. Ms. Marvel vs. transforming robots vs. mediocrity.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Reed
Artists:
Mark A. Robinson, Mark Irwin
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
September 8th, 2008

King-Size Spider-Man Summer Special #1

The opening page says it all, "Warning! The following stories did not really happen! ( . . . unless you just want to read a few fun stories. Then these count.)"

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Paul Tobin, Keith Giffen, Chris Giarrusso
Artists:
Colleen Coover, Rick Burchett, Wil Quintana, Chris Giarrusso
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 17th, 2008

X-Men: First Class #14

Jeff Parker and Roger Cruz’s retro story in "X-Men: First Class" doesn’t break any new ground, but is still fun.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Roger Cruz, Colleen Coover
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 4th, 2008

Madman Atomic Comics #9

Leave it to Mike Allred to turn a series of double-page spreads into a fight sequence with metaphysical overtones.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Michael Allred
Artists:
Michael Allred
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
June 12th, 2008

Wolverine: Dangerous Game #1

Yet another "Wolverine" one-shot fails to justify the high price point, this time with a lead by "Gutsville"’s Simon Spurrier and a backup by Rick Remender.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Simon Spurrier, Rick Remender
Artists:
Ben Oliver, Jerome Opena
Reviewer:
James Hunt
June 10th, 2008

Hulk: Raging Thunder #1

A great value for the money, this comic gives you a classic "Hulk" tale next to a new tale from Jeff Parker and Mitch Breitweiser.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker, Gerry Conway, Roy Thomas
Artists:
Mitch Breitweiser, Ramona Fradon, Joe Sinnott
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 10th, 2008
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