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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

Batman Incorporated #7

The idea of a Lakota Batman sounds ludicrous, but somehow Grant Morrison makes it work.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Chris Burnham
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 29th, 2011

Annihilators #4

This books sure is pretty. Too bad the writing doesn’t match up.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Marc Guggenheim, Tara Butters
Artists:
Tan Eng Huat, Victory Olazaba, Timothy Green II
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 12th, 2011

Batman Incorporated #6

“So where do the rumors end? Where does reality begin? Some say Batman died and came back as a kind of god.”

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Chris Burnham
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 12th, 2011

Batman Incorporated #5

Who is Leviathan?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Yanick Paquette, Michel Lacombe
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 28th, 2011

Annihilators #2

The Annihilators kick butt and Rocket Raccoon saves Groot from woodpeckers.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Tan Eng Huat, Victor Olazaba, Timothy Green II
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
April 11th, 2011

Batman Incorporated #4

Discover the hidden story of the original Batwoman, Kathy Kane!

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Chris Burnham
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
March 27th, 2011

Batman Incorporated #3

Are you ready to dance the scorpion tango?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Yanick Paquette, Michel Lacombe, Pere Perez
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 9th, 2011

Annihilators #1

Marvel's cosmic space characters return, but the power cosmic isn't up to full speed yet.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Tan Eng Huat, Victor Olabaza, Timothy Green II
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 3rd, 2011

Batman, Inc. #2

Lord Death Man is dead. And now he’s not. Crap.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Yanick Paquette, Michel Lacombe
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 22nd, 2010

Widowmaker #1

“Do yourself a favor. When you finally get movies out here, only watch the original trilogy.”

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jim McCann
Artists:
David López, Alvaro López
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 8th, 2010

Batman Incorporated #1

The first issue of Morrison's "Batman Incorporated" is a blast, with an amazing art team in Paquette and Lacombe.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Yanick Paquette, Michel Lacombe
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
November 18th, 2010

Hawkeye and Mockingbird #5

“You can love someone so much that you ignore serious faults. Like what you’re doing to each other. And what the other is becoming because of you.”

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jim McCann
Artists:
David López, Alvaro López
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 4th, 2010

Pilot Season: Forever #1

Hey, there’s an immortality serum that has a shady creation story. Ooh, surprise, surprise!

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Brad Inglesby
Artists:
Thomas Nachlik
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 18th, 2010

Hawkeye & Mockingbird #5

It all blows up here as Hawkeye and Mockingbird literally try to exorcise the curse of the Phantom Rider from their relationship.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jim McCann
Artists:
David López, Alvaro López
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 12th, 2010

Hawkeye and Mockingbird #4

How the good guys got their groove back...

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jim McCann
Artists:
David Lopez, Alvaro Lopez
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
September 4th, 2010

Curse of the Mutants: Blade #1

"Curse of the Mutants: Blade" isn't bad, but feels unnecessary.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Duane Swierczynski
Artists:
Tim Green
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 26th, 2010

Hawkeye and Mockingbird #3

"Hawkeye & Mockingbird" is fun, but there's that niggling feeling that it could be better.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jim McCann
Artists:
David Lopez, Alvaro Lopez
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 6th, 2010

Hawkeye and Mockingbird #2

Hawkeye and Mockingbird continue to figure out who they are and what they need to be together.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jim McCann
Artists:
David Lopez, Alvaro López
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 11th, 2010

Heralds #4

Kathryn Immonen's writing is the star of this series, but the patchwork set of artists is dragging the series down.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kathryn Immonen
Artists:
Tonci Zonjic, Emma Rios, James Harren
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
June 28th, 2010

Batman: The Return of Bruce Wayne #3

Bruce Wayne is the Black Pirate, or so Blackbeard thinks. All I know is that this is a very good comic.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Yanick Paquette, Michel Lacombe
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 23rd, 2010

Hawkeye and Mockingbird #1

Ah, yes. A comic about an archer and his avian-themed girlfriend. I like to think that somewhere, there’s a lawyer at Warner Bros. suspiciously eying copies of Green Arrow and Black Canary and wondering if they can sue.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jim McCann
Artists:
David Lopez, Alvaro Lopez
Reviewer:
James Hunt
June 7th, 2010

Heralds #1

I didn't know I was wanting a collaboration between Kathryn Immonen and Tonci Zonjic until I saw it, but now I want more.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kathryn Immonen
Artists:
Tonci Zonjic
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 7th, 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

Siege: Loki #1

Gillen gives us Loki's perspective, and McKelvie makes it look great.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Jamie McKelvie
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
April 14th, 2010

X-Men Legacy #234

Rogue spends an eventful day off with the power of telepathy.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Yanick Paquette, Michael Lacombe
Reviewer:
James Hunt
March 22nd, 2010

Realm of Kings: Imperial Guard #5

Gladiator finally joins the Imperial Guard in battle. I’m thinking those crazy Lovecraftian X-Monsters are going to not like that.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Kevin Walker
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
March 18th, 2010
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