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Little Nemo: Return to Slumberland #1

"Little Nemo: Return to Slumberland" #1 could have been a crass retread of Windsor McCay's masterpiece, but instead Eric Shanower and Gabriel Rodriguez's comic pays homage even as it shines.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Eric Shanower
Artists:
Gabriel Rodriguez
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 20th, 2014

Hexed #1

Michael Alan Nelson's "Hexed" returns to Boom! with a new story and new artist, Dan Mora.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Michael Alan Nelson
Artists:
Dan Mora
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
August 15th, 2014

Day Men #4

The vampires of the Old World have arrived, and they've got questions for the Virgos in Matt Gagnon, Michael Alan Nelson and Brian Stelfreeze's "Day Men" #4.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Matt Gagnon, Michael Alan Nelson
Artists:
Brian Stelfreeze
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
August 4th, 2014

All-New Ghost Rider #1

Ghost Rider trades two wheels for four in Felipe Smith and Tradd Moore's "All-New Ghost Rider" #1, a fun new take on the character.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Felipe Smith
Artists:
Tradd Moore
Reviewer:
Matt Little
March 28th, 2014

Indestructible Hulk Annual #1

"Indestructible Hulk Annual" #1 by Jeff parker and Mahmud Asrar is a Hulk/Iron Man teamup story set in a remote atoll in the Pacific Ocean. It's "Science Bros" meets "The Island of Dr. Moreau," except with only one monst

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Mahmud Asrar
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
December 6th, 2013

Protocol: Orphans #1

"Protocol: Orphans" #1 by Michael Alan Nelson and Mariano Navarro introduces a talented team of young spies/special agents on their first real mission, but with a twist: the members are all orphans, trained since childhood to not disappoint thei

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Michael Alan Nelson
Artists:
Mariano Navarro
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
November 15th, 2013

Superboy #25

Instead of focusing on what could have been an interesting idea in "Krypton Returns," Scott Lobdell and friends deliver a fragmented, contrived second chapter in "Superboy" #25, partially salvaged by a strong effort from artist Ed Bene

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Lobdell, Justin Jordan, Michael Alan Nelson
Artists:
Ed Benes
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
November 15th, 2013

Action Comics #23.1

Writer Michael Alan Nelson turns Cyborg Superman into a flat and soulless character with a contrived origin in "Action Comics" #23.1, but at least artist Mike Hawthorne makes the character look villainous and the issue pleasing overall.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Michael Alan Nelson
Artists:
Mike Hawthorne
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
September 5th, 2013

Day Men #1

"Day Men" #1 by Matt Gagnon, Michael Alan Nelson and Brian Stelfreeze adds some fangs to the crime genre, creating a world where there are 50 families of vampires and certain talented humans serve them in the daylit hours as "sundogs."

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Matt Gagnon, Michael Alan Nelson
Artists:
Brian Stelfreeze
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
July 22nd, 2013

Supergirl #21

"Supergirl" #21 has a really cool Mahmud Asrar cover, but Michael Alan Nelson and Diogenes Neves fall short of expectations inside.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Michael Alan Nelson
Artists:
Diogenes Neves, Richard Bonk
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 21st, 2013

Wild Blue Yonder #1

Mike Raicht, Zach Howard and Austin Harrison's "Wild Blue Yonder" #1 explores a not-so-unrealistic dystopia where humans have deserted the Earth for the sky.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Mike Raicht, Zach Howard, Austin Harrison
Artists:
Zach Howard
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
June 19th, 2013

The Ravagers #11

As this series winds down, the writer's chair gets tighter with Tony Bedard, Michael A. Nelson and Scott Lobdell all contributing to "Ravagers" #11 in some capacity.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tony Bedard, Michael A. Nelson, Scott Lobdell
Artists:
Diogenes Neves, Geraldo Borges, Vicente Cifuentes, J.P. Mayer
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 15th, 2013

Ravagers #8

"Ravagers" #8 welcomes a new creative team for the New 52 Second Wave title in writer Michael Alan Nelson and artist Ig Guara.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Michael Alan Nelson
Artists:
Ron Frenz, Ig Guara, Norm Rapmund
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 21st, 2013

Dark Horse Presents #15

With 12 different stories in 88 pages, "Dark Horse Presents" #15 continues to offer a little something for everyone; even as one of the weaker issues, there's still more than enough for your money's worth.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Michael Avon Oeming, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Carla Speed McNeil, David Chelsea, Erika Alexander, Tony Puryear, John Layman, Bo Hampton, Robert Timmell, Arvid Nelson, Nate Cosby, Mike Baron, Kim W. Anderson, Mike Russell
Artists:
Michael Avon Oeming, Phil Noto, Carla Speed McNeil, David Chelsea, Tony Puryear, Sam Kieth, Bo Hampton, Juan Ferreyra, Evan Shaner, Steve Rude, Kim W. Anderson, Mike Russell
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 22nd, 2012

The Cape 1962 #2

"The Cape 1969" #2 is a brutal steel cage match of an issue. Our crashed war hero is shoved into a precarious situation that gets stranger and stranger.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Jason Ciaramella
Artists:
Nelson Daniel
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
August 3rd, 2012

The Cape 1969 #1

This follow up mini to "The Cape" doesn't lead with the punch synonymous with the original.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Jason Ciaramella
Artists:
Nelson Daniel, Zach Howard
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
July 5th, 2012

Daredevil Season One

Matt Murdock is Daredevil, the man without fear, in this retelling of his early career.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Antony Johnston
Artists:
Wellington Alves, Joe Rivera, Nelson Pereira
Reviewer:
James Hunt
April 16th, 2012

Lord of the Jungle #2

The adventures of "I Can't Believe It's Not Tarzan" continue. Now with more Tarzan!

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Arvid Nelson
Artists:
Roberto Castro
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 2nd, 2012

Venom #13.4

How many characters have been banished to Hell in the course of comic book history? Add Venom to the list.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender, Jeff Parker, Rob Williams
Artists:
Lan Medina, Nelson DeCastro, Terry Pallot
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 1st, 2012

Road Rage #1

Chris Ryall adapts Joe Hill and Stephen King's "Throttle" with style and the astounding artistic talent of Nelson Daniel.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Joe Hill, Stephen King, Chris Ryall
Artists:
Nelson Daniel
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
February 17th, 2012

Lord of the Jungle #1

“I Can’t Believe It’s Not Tarzan" was too long a title for this book, but for one hundred pennies, you can check out the origin of young Lord Greystoke.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Arvid Nelson
Artists:
Roberto Castro
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 18th, 2012

The Cape #3

When you enjoy a book this much it screams volumes about the quality. It also whispers nasty things about your own state of mind.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Joe Hill, Jason Ciaramella
Artists:
Zach Howard
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
December 30th, 2011

Venom #11

Flash continues to find being a hero a downward spiral.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Lan Medina, Nelson Decastro
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
December 23rd, 2011

Severed #5

Scott Snyder and Scott Tuft continue to offer up turn of the century creepiness in a most unsettling manner here. Just ask Chuck.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, Scott Tuft
Artists:
Attila Futaki, Bill Nelson
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 17th, 2011

Venom #10

As Flash is blackmailed, Captain America arrives to shut down the Venom project.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Lan Medina, Nelson DeCastro
Reviewer:
James Hunt
December 12th, 2011

Valen the Outcast #1

"Valen the Outcast" has a great concept; now we need to see where it goes from here.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Michael Alan Nelson
Artists:
Matteo Scalera
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 8th, 2011

Severed #4

Scotts Snyder and Tuft have been telling a story where “anything could happen.” In this issue “anything” does. And it’s very disturbing.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, Scott Tuft
Artists:
Attila Futaki, Bill Nelson
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 17th, 2011

Star Wars: Dark Times – Out of the Wilderness #1

"Dark Times" continues to explore the galaxy of Star Wars in the early days of the Empire.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mick Harrison
Artists:
Douglas Wheatley
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 4th, 2011

The Cape #1

More villains need to use grizzly bears as weapons. Get on that, people.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Joe Hill, Jason Ciaramella
Artists:
Zach Howard
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
July 29th, 2011

X-Men Legacy #251

The team continues to hunt down Legion’s escaped personas, but it turns out one of the personas may be hunting them.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Khoi Pham, Tom Palmer, Craig Yeung, Nelson DeCastro
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
June 23rd, 2011

Power Man and Iron Fist #5

Then I guess everything’s wrapped up in a neat little package.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Wellington Alves, Nelson Periera
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
May 29th, 2011

Snake Eyes #1

“This is insane. How’d we let a guy who never says a word talk us into this?”

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Chuck Dixon
Artists:
Robert Atkins, Augustin Padilla, Juan Castro
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 22nd, 2011

Malignant Man #1

So, it turns out that, sometimes, cancer saves your life. Comics are full of brilliant bits of information!

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Michael Alan Nelson, James Wan
Artists:
Piotr Kowalski
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
April 26th, 2011

Power Man and Iron Fist #3

Our heroes are lowered into the well and the room to breathe is drastically running short.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Wellington Alves, Pere Perez, Nelson Pereira
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
March 25th, 2011

Power Man and Iron Fist #1

Iron Fist is back on the page, finally, and this is old school fun.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Wellington Alves, Nelson Pereira
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
February 11th, 2011

Jonah Hex #64

“Ah realized long ago Ah couldn’t outride my reputation. So Ah learned to live with it. Problem is, every town’s got a tough guy with aspirations a’ bein’ a gunfighter.”

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Justin Gray, Jimmy Palmiotti
Artists:
Nelson
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 5th, 2011

The Cape #1

A very tight origin story with a twist on the end that will have you wondering where else this title could go.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Joe Hill, Jason Ciaramella
Artists:
Zach Howard
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
December 23rd, 2010

Warlord of Mars #1

For those who have never read a "John Carter of Mars" story before, some of "Warlord of Mars" will be rather surprising.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Arvid Nelson, Edgar Rice Burroughs
Artists:
Stephen Sadowski
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 13th, 2010

Pale Horse #4

Cole tries to get his revenge, but the end of the Civil War and Lincoln’s assassination may make things more difficult.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Michael Alan Nelson, Andrew Cosby
Artists:
Christian Dibari
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
September 16th, 2010

28 Days Later #14

Plenty of dropped story opportunities give this title little bite.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Michael Alan Nelson
Artists:
Alejandro Aragon
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
September 9th, 2010

The Calling: Cthulhu Chronicles #2

When Cthulhu calls, it calls collect.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Johanna Stokes, Michael Alan Nelson
Artists:
Christopher Possenti
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 11th, 2010

Artifacts #1

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:
Top Cow Productions
Writer:
Ron Marz
Artists:
Michael Broussard, Rick Basaldua, Sal Regla, Marc Silvestri
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 28th, 2010

Pale Horse #1

The Wild West hits with a BOOM! this week, in this tale of revenge.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Andrew Cosby, Michael Alan Nelson
Artists:
Christian Dibari
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 16th, 2010

Robert E. Howard’s Hawks of Outremer #1

An adaptation of a Robert E. Howard historical story that, despite its setting, is very much in line with work like Conan and Kull.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Michael Alan Nelson
Artists:
Damian Couceiro
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 13th, 2010

Queen Sonja #6

Jackson Hebert is a heck of an artist, and you get what you'd expect from a Sonja story: metal bikinis, action, intrigue.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Arvid Nelson
Artists:
Jackson Herbert
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
April 23rd, 2010

Thunderbolts #142

The Thunderbolts -- Norman Osborn's Thunderbolts -- are on a quest in the realm of Asgard. This quest, of course, leads to trouble.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Wellington Alves, Nelson Pereira
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 24th, 2010

Indomitable Iron Man #1

An artistic showcase as Will Rosado and Howard Chaykin deliver 33 pages of striking black and white Iron Man artwork.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Paul Cornell, Howard Chaykin, Duane Swierczynski, Alex Irvine
Artists:
Will Rosado, Howard Chaykin, Manuel Garcia, Stefano Gaudiano, Nelson DeCastro
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
February 3rd, 2010

Realm of Kings: Inhumans #3

"Realm of Kings: Inhumans" is getting a tiny bit by-the-numbers predictable, unfortunately.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Wellinton Alves, Nelson Pereira
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 24th, 2010

Pilot Season: Murderer #1

Top Cow’s third Pilot Season kicks off with the first Robert Kirkman/Marc Silvestri creation about a man who can hear the thoughts of others.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Robert Kirkman
Artists:
Nelson Blake II, Sal Regla
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 9th, 2009

The Incredible Hercules #136

"Incredible Hercules" is even better than your friends are telling you. And that's before you include gods giving each other wedgies.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak, Fred van Lente
Artists:
Reilly Brown, Nelson DeCastro
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 19th, 2009
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