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Magog #10

Magog puts the hurt on some fanged balls and then worries about himself.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen
Artists:
Tom Derenick, Rodney Ramos
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 18th, 2010

Doom Patrol #11

Thayer Jost sets up an "anti-Doom Patrol" and calls the Doom Patrol out. Ambush Bug appears for oddball humor and plot device.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen
Artists:
Matthew Clark, Ron Randall, John Livesay
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 11th, 2010

JSA All-Stars #7

With the first storyline over, "JSA All-Stars" is starting to come back around.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Matthew Sturges, Jen Van Meter
Artists:
Freddie Williams II, Travis Moore, Dan Green
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 6th, 2010

Red Hood: The Lost Days #1

What really happened to Jason Todd once he clawed his way out of the grave? The story starts here.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Judd Winick
Artists:
Pablo Raimondi
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 3rd, 2010

Justice League: Generation Lost #2

Maxwell Lord's scheme continues to unfold, but it feels more like set-up than anything else.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen, Judd Winick
Artists:
Keith Giffen, Joe Bennett, Jack Jadson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 26th, 2010

Zatanna #1

"Zatanna" kicks off with a great first act to a magical show.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Dini
Artists:
Stephane Roux, Karl Story
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 19th, 2010

JSA All-Stars #4

"JSA All-Stars" is already starting to feel a little tired, which isn't good when you're just hitting issue #4.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Matthew Sturges, Jen Van Meter
Artists:
Freddie Williams II, Travis Moore, Dan Green
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 5th, 2010

Batman and Robin #9

Grant Morrison continues his straight-ahead action adventure and Cameron Stewart concludes his great-looking run.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Cameron Stewart
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
February 27th, 2010

JSA All-Stars #3

"JSA All-Stars" is in a strange position thanks to odd scheduling, where its subplots are more interesting than the main story.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Matthew Sturges, Jen Van Meter
Artists:
Freddie Williams II, Travis Moore, Dan Green
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 11th, 2010

Sweet Tooth #6

With the start of the second "Sweet Tooth" storyline, this mixture of past and future is a strong opening installment.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Jeff Lemire
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 8th, 2010

Batman and Robin #7

Morrison's Batman title has a good structure, interesting characters, and great pop art.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Cameron Stewart
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
February 1st, 2010

Doom Patrol #6

Following the "Blackest Night" issues is no easy task, so Giffen, Clark, and crew decide to reflect on what was. This isn't your standard navel-gazing though. It's navel-gazing, "Doom Patrol" style.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen, J. M. DeMatteis
Artists:
Matthew Clark, Livesay
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 8th, 2010

Magog #4

What happens when you take a character that embodies all that’s bad about superhero comics in the ‘90s and give him his own book? It’s bad. Surprise!

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen
Artists:
Howard Porter, John Dell
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 11th, 2009

Doom Patrol #5

"Blackest Night" continues here with the "resurrected" Doom Patrollers raising hell on Oolong Island. In the backup tale, the Metal Men take on artificially intelligent mannequins, the Clique.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen, J. M. DeMatteis
Artists:
Justiniano, Livesay, Tim Levins, Dan Davis
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 11th, 2009

Sweet Tooth #4

Stark, simple, strong -- both in the art and the narrative.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Jeff Lemire
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
December 6th, 2009

JSA All-Stars #1

"JSA All-Stars" has a more manageable cast size than the old "Justice Society of America" book, but we'll see how it goes from here.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Matthew Sturges
Artists:
Freddie Willliams II
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 5th, 2009

JSA vs. Kobra #6

The chess match between Kobra and the JSA comes to close in this issue, but their interwoven story doesn't end here.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Eric Trautmann
Artists:
Don Kramer, Michael Babinski
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 14th, 2009

Batman and Robin #6

A slightly disappointing issue of "Batman and Robin," but even here there still glimmers of excellence.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Philip Tan, Jonathan Glapion
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 12th, 2009

Doom Patrol #4

"Doom Patrol" has its least amount of gloom yet. . . just in time for "Blackest Night." No, that wasn't a joke.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen, J.M. DeMatteis
Artists:
Justiniano, Kevin Maguire, Livesay
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 4th, 2009

Ambush Bug: Year None #7

Issue #7 in this 6-part series is a disjointed disappointment.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen, Robert Loren Fleming
Artists:
Keith Giffen, Al Milgrom, Art Baltazar, Franco
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
October 31st, 2009

Sweet Tooth #2

A solid second issue as Gus is taken under the wing of Jepperd with the hopes of sanctuary in a preserve for other hybrid children.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Jeff Lemire
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 11th, 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

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

Sweet Tooth #1

"Sweet Tooth" has promise, but it's off to an awfully slow start.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Jeff Lemire
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 8th, 2009

Justice League: Cry for Justice #3

"Justice League: Cry for Justice" is improving slightly, but it's still got a long way to go.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson, Len Wein
Artists:
Mauro Cascioli, Federico Dallocchio
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 3rd, 2009

Batman and Robin #3

The first story comes to a conclusion as the truth behind Professor Pyg is revealed in a scene no one will be able to forget, no matter how much they may want to.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Frank Quitely
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
August 26th, 2009

The Red Circle: The Web #1

"The Red Circle: The Web" trots out another one of the characters licensed from Archie, but once again, there's little you haven't already seen.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J. Michael Straczynski
Artists:
Roger Robinson, Hilary Barta, Scott McDaniel, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 24th, 2009

JSA vs. Kobra #3

"JSA vs. Kobra" makes me wish that Eric Trautmann had taken over "Justice Society of America" when Geoff Johns left.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Eric Trautmann
Artists:
Don Kramer, Michael Babinski
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 18th, 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

The Red Circle: The Hangman #1

"The Red Circle" event kicks with "The Hangman," but hopefully the remaining characters will have a slightly less cliché origin to be told.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J. Michael Straczynski
Artists:
Tom Denerick, Bill Sienkiewicz, Greg Scott
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 8th, 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

Green Arrow/Black Canary #22

The cover sets Green Arrow up as the second feature, essentially making this Black Canary's book.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Andrew Kreisberg
Artists:
Mike Norton, Josef Rubenstein, Bill Sienkiewicz
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 11th, 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

Batman and Robin #2

Grant Morrison's new book isn't just "Batman" with a fancy title, it really is about "Batman and Robin" in more than one meaning of the phrase.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Frank Quitely
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 2nd, 2009

JSA vs. Kobra #1

In this first of six issues, Kobra returns with an attack on the JSA – on their front porch! The JSA, of course don't take kindly to that.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Eric Trautmann
Artists:
Don Kramer, Michael Babinski
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 11th, 2009

Batman and Robin #1

The new Batman and Robin introduce themselves to Gotham and readers! Just in time, too, because some new villains plan on doing the same. . .

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Frank Quitely
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 3rd, 2009

Final Crisis Aftermath: Ink #1

The Tattooed Man tries his hand at being a hero and finds that for every positive there’s a negative -- including being framed for murder!

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Eric Wallace
Artists:
Fabrizio Fiorentino
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
May 28th, 2009

Battle for the Cowl: Arkham Asylum #1

"Battle for the Cowl: Arkham Asylum" is an all right first issue of a mini-series, but oddly enough... it's actually a one-shot.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
David Hine
Artists:
Jeremy Haun
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 22nd, 2009

Titans #11

A "day in the life" issue fills the gap from last issue's throwdown with the JLA and the big "Titan"-ic crossover looming next month.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Sean McKeever
Artists:
Howard Porter, Wayne Faucher
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 15th, 2009

Birds of Prey #127

Tony Bedard finishes up his main story well enough, but the end of the series itself arrives a little too abruptly.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tony Bedard, Kevin VanHook
Artists:
Claude St. Aubin, John Floyd, Fernando Pasarin, Matt Ryan
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 20th, 2009

Titans #10

In this corner, the Justice League of America! The challenger – the not-so-teen Titans! Hurry! Hurry! Hurry!

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Judd Winick
Artists:
Howard Porter, Wayne Faucher, Jesus Saiz
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 15th, 2009

Faces of Evil: Deathstroke #1

A victim of the "idiot plot," this story doesn't have much to offer besides providing a transition to a new life for Slade.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
David Hine
Artists:
Georges Jeanty, Mark McKenna
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
January 21st, 2009

Trinity #30

Kurt Busiek, Mark Bagley, and company continue on their year-long trek through "Trinity" and end up spinning a fun alternate-universe comic not quite like any other.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek, Fabian Nicieza
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Mike Norton, Art Thibert, Ande Parks
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 28th, 2008

DCU Holiday Special #1

Joe Kelly and Kevin Maguire do nice work in an otherwise mediocre holiday anthology.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Sterling Gates, Matt Cherniss, Peter Johnson, Dan DiDio, Paul Dini, Joe Kelly, Franco Aureliani, Art Baltazar, J. C. Vaughn, Amanda McMurray, Rex Ogle, Alan Burnett, Adam Schlagman
Artists:
Karl Kerschl, Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, Ian Churchill, Dustin Nguyen, Mick Bertilorenzi, Tim Levins, Dan Davis, Lee Garbett, Trevor Scott, Rafael Albuquerque, Michael J. Dimotta, Kevin Maguire, Rodolfo Migliari
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
December 21st, 2008

Ambush Bug: Year None #5

Ambush Bug turns on Dan DiDio and hilarity ensues. Modern production values might lose some of the original series' charm, but this one is still a laugh riot.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen, Robert Loren Fleming
Artists:
Keith Giffen, Al Milgrom
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
December 15th, 2008

Supergirl: Cosmic Adventures in the 8th Grade #1

Landry Q. Walker and Eric Jones present an all-ages version of Supergirl, one that is actually more entertaining than her original counterpart.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Landry Q. Walker
Artists:
Eric Jones
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 7th, 2008

Trinity #26

DC’s third weekly series is half over and nearly impenetrable with almost a complete disconnect from the DCU.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek, Fabian Nicieza
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Art Thibert, Scott McDaniel, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
November 26th, 2008

Ambush Bug: Year None #4

Giffen and Fleming continue to bring the funny.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen, Robert Loren Fleming
Artists:
Keith Giffen, Al Milgrom
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
November 23rd, 2008

Trinity #21

While the series has improved in the past month, this issue isn't one of the best.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek, Fabian Nicieza
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Scott McDaniel, Art Thibert, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
October 27th, 2008
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