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The Multiversity #1

"The Multiversity" #1 explodes with characters and concepts from the mind of Grant Morrison and is drawn into the pages by Ivan Reis and Joe Prado.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Joe Prado
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 21st, 2014

Seconds

Bryan Lee O'Malley's "Seconds," arguably the biggest OGN release of the year, more than lives up to the expectations.

Publisher:
Ballantine Books
Writer:
Bryan Lee O'Malley
Artists:
Bryan Lee O'Malley
Reviewer:
Matt Little
July 18th, 2014

Batman: The Dark Knight #27

Gregg Hurwitz and Alberto Ponticelli wrap-up their dialogue-free two-parter in "Batman: The Dark Knight" #27, and while the story is solid, it's the art that ultimately sells it.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gregg Hurwitz
Artists:
Alberto Ponticelli
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 3rd, 2014

Detective Comics #23.4

Writer Frank Tieri uses Villains Month as a backdrop for a brutal but enjoyable character study of Man-Bat in "Detective Comics" #23.4, and Scot Eaton and Jaime Mendoza are in sync portraying a conflicted character with noble intent but animal i

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Frank Tieri
Artists:
Scot Eaton, Jaime Mendoza
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
September 25th, 2013

Batman: The Dark Knight #23.4

"Batman: The Dark Knight" #23.4 gives the new Joker's Daughter her first full-sized outing, but Ann Nocenti and Georges Jeanty's story of an emotionally damaged girl taking over a lost part of Gotham is clumsy at best.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Ann Nocenti
Artists:
Georges Jeanty, Dexter Vines
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 25th, 2013

Detective Comics #23.3

"Detective Comics" #23.3 claims to be a spotlight on the Scarecrow, but Peter J. Tomasi and Szymon Kudranski are really just taking us on a tour of "Forever Evil" era Gotham City.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Szymon Kudranski
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 23rd, 2013

Detective Comics #23.2

"Detective Comics #23.2: Harley Quinn" by Matt Kindt and Neil Googe is an uneven story with great visuals that fails to deliver a compelling origin story.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
Neil Googe
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
September 11th, 2013

Batman and Robin #23.1

In "Batman and Robin #23.1: Two-Face" by Peter Tomasi and Guillem March, Two-Face flips on an offer from the Crime Syndicate and pays a visit to his old DA offices to bring justice to Gotham.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Guillem March
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
September 9th, 2013

Detective Comics #23.1

"Detective Comics" #23.1 has Poison Ivy taking over Gotham City during the events of "Forever Evil," but Derek Fridolfs and Javier Pina's origin story for the villain never quite manages to sink its roots in.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Derek Fridolfs
Artists:
Javier Pina
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 5th, 2013

Batman #23.1

"Batman" 23.1 by Andy Kubert and Andy Clarke embraces all the worst clichés that comic book villainy has to offer.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Andy Kubert
Artists:
Andy Clarke
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
September 4th, 2013

Batman Incorporated #13

Grant Morrison draws his time with the Caped Crusader to a close in "Batman Incorporated" #13.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Chris Burnham
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 31st, 2013

Batman Incorporated #12

The cover copy to "Batman Incorporated" #12 states, "The final battle begins!" Grant Morrison and Chris Burnham hold true to that promise, as foes are vanquished and the endgame kicks into high gear.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Chris Burnham
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 3rd, 2013

Batman #20

Greg Capullo draws a very animated and intimidating Clayface to fit Scott Snyder's story in "Batman" #20.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV
Artists:
Greg Capullo, Danny Miki, Alex Maleev
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 9th, 2013

Batman Incorporated #10

Grant Morrison, Chris Burnham, and company begin the endgame in "Batman Incorporated" #10, as Batman assembles tools from multiple sources to create the most unstoppable Batman ever.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Chris Burnham, Jason Masters, Andrei Bressan
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 24th, 2013

Batman, Incorporated #9

Grant Morrison and artists Chris Burnham and Jason Masters deal with the fallout of the death of Damian Wayne in "Batman Incorporated" #9.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Chris Burnham, Jason Masters
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 28th, 2013

Batman #18

With the recent death of Damian Wayne, "Batman" #18's focus on Harper Row from Scott Snyder, Andy Kubert, James Tynion IV, and Alex Maleev is bound to attract additional attention.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV
Artists:
Andy Kubert, Alex Maleev, Sandra Hope
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 13th, 2013

Swamp Thing #18

"Swamp Thing" #18 ends Scott Snyder's run on the title and Yanick Paquette joins in for the farewell as the Arcanes pay one last visit to their old friend/foe.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Yanick Paquette
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 6th, 2013

Batman Incorporated #8

In one of the worst kept secrets of 2013, "Batman Incorporated" #8 has Grant Morrison, Chris Burnham, and Jason Masters bid goodbye to a member of the Batman Family in a story that is oddly touching.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Chris Burnham, Jason Masters
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 27th, 2013

Animal Man #17

Swamp Thing and Animal Man fighting against the Rot serves as a wonderful allegory for Scott Snyder and Jeff Lemire's fight against predictable comics in "Animal Man" #17, drawn by Steve Pugh and Timothy Green II

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire, Scott Snyder
Artists:
Steve Pugh, Timothy Green II, Joseph Silver
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 8th, 2013

Swamp Thing #17

Scott Snyder, Jeff Lemire and Andrew Belanger help bid farewell to the Rotworld in "Swamp Thing" #17, and in doing so it's not quite the apocalypse you might have expected.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Andrew Belanger
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 6th, 2013

Batman Incorporated #7

"Batman Incorporated" #7 has Grant Morrison and Chris Burnham's series enter its second half as all of Leviathan's plans begin to trigger, and the only one who can stop them is... Damian?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Chris Burnham, Jason Masters
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 31st, 2013

Swamp Thing #16

As Scott Snyder and Yanick Paquette's run begins to wind down, "Swamp Thing" continues to make "Rotworld" entertaining as we see the unusual state of Gotham City in the future.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Yanick Paquette
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 10th, 2013

Batman: The Dark Knight #14

Gregg Hurwitz and David Finch's "Batman: The Dark Knight" #14 continues to be the darkest title in the Batman family, as their Scarecrow story fakes the reader into thinking it's over when it's not.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gregg Hurwitz
Artists:
David Finch
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 29th, 2012

Swamp Thing #14

"Rotworld: the Green Kingdom" part two provides a deeper dive into the horrific dystopian future in the pages of "Swamp Thing" #14 courtesy of Scott Snyder and Yanick Paquette.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Yanick Paquette
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 8th, 2012

Swamp Thing Annual #1

If it's a 5-week month, it's time for DC Comics to break out the Annuals; this time, Scott Snyder, Scott Tuft, Becky Cloonan, and Andrew Belanger use "Swamp Thing Annual" #1 to tell the first meeting between Alec and Abby.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, Scott Tuft
Artists:
Becky Cloonan, Andrew Belanger, Karl Kerschl
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 1st, 2012

Batman Incorporated #4

Grant Morrison and Chris Bunham bring Wingman into the mix for "Batman Incorporated" #4, and Damian Wayne shows that he has every right to feel threatened by this newcomer.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Chris Burnham
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 26th, 2012

Swamp Thing #13

Following DC's zero month, "Swamp Thing" #13 by Scott Snyder and Yanick Paquette kicks off "Rotworld" with some gorgeous visuals.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Yanick Paquette
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 3rd, 2012

Batman Incorporated

"Batman Incorporated" #0 by writers Grant Morrison and Chris Burnham and artist Frazer Irving feels like attending a crowded party hosted by Batman, with an excess of introductions to charming characters and a lack of connecting plot.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison, Chris Burnham
Artists:
Frazer Irving
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
October 1st, 2012

Swamp Thing

Scott Snyder and Kano provide an accessible issue for new readers of "Swamp Thing," showcasing the villainous avatar of the Rot, Arcane, with horrific artwork.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Kano
Reviewer:
Andy Liegl
September 10th, 2012

Batman Incorporated #3

How does Leviathan take over a city with no one noticing? Grant Morrison and Chris Burnham show us how in "Batman Incorporated" #3, even as Matches Malone makes a return to Gotham's underworld.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Chris Burnham
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 22nd, 2012

Swamp Thing #12

“Swamp Thing” #12 picks up part two of the “Rotworld” crossover with “Animal Man” #12 and puts both Alec Holland and Buddy Baker in the cold, black, fetid heart of the Rot’s Kingdom.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Marco Rudy, Dan Green, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 2nd, 2012

Swamp Thing #11

People will be talking about the last page of "Swamp Thing" #11, but the rest of the issue has a lot to recommend, too.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Marco Rudy
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 15th, 2012

Batman, Incorporated #2

DC's releases this week leave a lot to be desired, but, in the case of "Batman, Inc.," it also delivers some treats.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Chris Burnham
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 28th, 2012

Swamp Thing #10

Arcane -- Anton Arcane -- returns to challenge Swamp Thing, bringing a full issue of evil scariness with him.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Francesco Francavilla
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 7th, 2012

Batman Incorporated #1

Look out, Batman fans. Grant Morrison and Chris Burnham are back for the "Second Wave" relaunch of "Batman Incorporated."

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Chris Burnham
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 23rd, 2012

Swamp Thing #9

It's the Green versus the Rot in "Swamp Thing" #9 as Swamp Thing battles Abby, newly crowned Queen of the Rot, only to have something worse come to the surface.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Marco Rudy, Yanick Paquette
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
May 7th, 2012

Batman #8

"Night of the Owls" kicks off in "Batman" #8 with an attack on Wayne Manor.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV
Artists:
Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion, Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 18th, 2012

Swamp Thing #8

"Swamp Thing" #8 continues the conflict between the Green and the Rot with a plethora of decapitations and monstrous bellowing.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Marco Rudy, Yanick Paquette
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
April 4th, 2012

Swamp Thing #7

"Swamp Thing" #7 is filled with last-page reveals and breath-taking art, and yet, there is no true final reveal on the last page.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Yanick Paquette
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 7th, 2012

Swamp Thing #6

It all comes down to this, as a seven-parter gives us the showdown we've been waiting for.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Marco Rudy
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 1st, 2012

Swamp Thing #5

Only one thing smells like bacon, and that's bacon! Undead pig monsters smell like something else entirely and are harder to vanquish.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Yanick Paquette
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 4th, 2012

Annihilators: Earthfall #4

The Magus has control of a third of the minds in the US. How do you stop a being like that? The Avengers sure don’t know and the Annihilators may have to save the day again.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Tan Eng Huat, Andrew Hennessy, Timothy Green II
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
January 2nd, 2012

Batman, Incorporated: Leviathan Strikes! #1

“Batman, Incorporated” returns for a 52-page spectacular before next year’s “Batman: Leviathan.”

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Cameron Stewart, Chris Burnham
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 22nd, 2011

Swamp Thing #4

Did someone say "Dinosaur Swamp Thing?"

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Marco Rudy, Sean Parsons, Michel Lacombe
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 7th, 2011

Birds of Prey #3

Poison Ivy is even better than you want her to be on this team. Then things get crazy.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Duane Swierczynski
Artists:
Jesus Saiz
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
November 20th, 2011

Swamp Thing #3

"Swamp Thing" should be a nasty book, and here we finally depart into the world of a fully fledged Scott Snyder tale. Enjoy.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Victor Ibanez, Yanick Paquette
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
November 2nd, 2011

Annihilators: Earthfall #2

The Annihilators have arrived on Earth and find that the Avengers aren’t so welcoming. I guess recruiting Ronan the Accuser doesn’t seem so smart now.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Tan Eng Huat, Andrew Hennessy, Timothy Green II
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 31st, 2011

Swamp Thing #2

"Swamp Thing" continues to change the rules for old readers while trying to draw in new ones.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Yanick Paquette
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 5th, 2011

Swamp Thing #1

This series appears to be just what the doctor ordered to help wipe out all memory of the recently completed lackluster “Brightest Day” tie-in. Scott Snyder’s story and Yanick Paquette’s art sure helps.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Yanick Paquette
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 7th, 2011

Mystic #1

Two best friends in unfortunate circumstances have their lives forever changed.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
G. Willow Wilson
Artists:
David Lopez, Alvaro Lopez
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
August 5th, 2011
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