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Blue Beetle #3

The relaunch didn’t need to hit Blue Beetle too hard, but the new series is fresh enough for anyone who missed out on the first go- round with Jaime Reyes.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tony Bedard
Artists:
Ig Guara, J. P. Mayer
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 17th, 2011

Stormwatch #3

Stormwatch continues to fight the moon. I always knew the moon would prove troublesome.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Cornell
Artists:
Miguel Sepulveda, Al Barrionuevo
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
November 6th, 2011

Blue Beetle #2

If the old "Blue Beetle" run was even half as fun, I'm kicking myself for not reading it, but making up for lost time now.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tony Bedard
Artists:
Ig Guara, Ruy Jose
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 19th, 2011

Blue Beetle #1

I’m not blue that I’ve gotten my hands on “Blue Beetle.” Quite the opposite, my friends. This is a great introduction to a hero for a new generation.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tony Bedard
Artists:
Ig Guara, Ruy Jose
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 22nd, 2011

Wonder Woman #614

Diana finally overcomes her Odyssey.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J. Michael Straczynski, Phil Hester
Artists:
Don Kramer, Lee Garbett. Drew Geraci, Robin Riggs, Trevor Scott
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
August 26th, 2011

Flashpoint: Frankenstein and the Creatures of the Unknown #2

For an origin that's about to get wiped out, an awful lot of time is being spent on it, here.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Ibraim Roberson, Alex Massacci
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 15th, 2011

Batman and the Outsiders #40

“Frustrations mounted, tempers flared and friend turned on friend. The team splintered, and spiraled on a collision course, where only one could survive!”

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan Didio, Philip Tan
Artists:
Philip Tan, Ron Randall
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 22nd, 2011

Flashpoint: Wonder Woman And The Furies #1

A young Diana and Arthur (Aquaman) meet and don’t fall in love but decide to get married in the grand tradition of making unions between powerful nations, much to the chagrin of their respective peoples.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Scott Clark, Dave Beatty
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
June 16th, 2011

Flashpoint: Frankenstein and the Creatures of the Unknown #1

It's all back story, but it's a nice beginning.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Ibraim Roberson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 9th, 2011

The Outsiders #39

The Outsiders vs. the Outsiders! And the fate of the country hangs in the balance!

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan DiDio, Keith Giffen
Artists:
Keith Giffen, Scott Koblish
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
May 22nd, 2011

Wonder Woman #609

Diana continues her very long, very uninteresting quest to find out who she really is and what she should really be doing.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J. Michael Straczynski, Phil Hester
Artists:
Don Kramer, Sean Parsons, Wayne Faucher
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
March 31st, 2011

Weird Worlds #3

There's potential in "Weird Worlds" but so far it's not quite living up to it.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kevin VanHook, Aaron Lopresti, Kevin Maguire
Artists:
Jerry Ordway, Aaron Lopresti, Kevin Maguire, Matt Ryan
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 12th, 2011

Giant-Size Atom #1

“People could never understand why Hawkman and I became such great friends. On the surface we couldn’t be more different. He’s brash, loud, and aggressive. A force of nature. I’m more. . . let’s say. . . cerebral.”

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Mahmud Asrar, Allan Goldman, Robson Rocha, John Dell, Andy Owens, Eber Ferreira, J.P. Mayer
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 3rd, 2011

Weird Worlds #1

“Okay, stop me if you’ve heard this one before. The government contracts a chemical company, Titan, to develop a way to improve the performance of their military personnel.”

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kevin VanHook, Aaron Lopresti, Kevin Maguire
Artists:
Jerry Ordway, Aaron Lopresti, Matt Ryan, Kevin Maguire
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 7th, 2011

Adventure Comics #521

It's not a bad setup, but at the same time it's hard to keep from feeling like remarkably little happens here.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Levitz, Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Geraldo Borges, Marlo Alquiza, Mahmud Asrar, John Dell
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 3rd, 2010

Superman/Batman #76

It's another flashback to "Batman R.I.P." and "Final Crisis," but the real reason to stick around is Marco Rudy's page layouts.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Judd Winick
Artists:
Marco Rudy, Olcair Albert, Julio Ferrera
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 24th, 2010

Outsiders #32

There's no nice way to say this: "Outsiders" is a big mess.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan DiDio, Philip Tan
Artists:
Philip Tan, Jonathan Glapion
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 26th, 2010

Superman/Batman #75

“Holy seventy-fifth issue, Batman!” Time for an extra-sized, extra-priced anniversary celebration.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Levitz, Steven T. Seagle, Billy Tucci, Adam Hughes, J. T. Krul, Michael Green, Mike Johnson, Duncan Rouleau, Brian Azzarello, David Finch, Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Jerry Ordway, Teddy Kristiansen, Billy Tucci, Adam Hughes, Francis Manapul, Jill Thompson, Shane Davis, Sandra Hope, Rafael Albuquerque, Duncan Rouleau, Lee Bermejo, David Finch, Scott Williams, Gene Ha
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 25th, 2010

Outsiders #31

Despite what you may believe (or even hope) “Outsiders” is still being published. No, it isn’t good.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan Didio
Artists:
Philip Tan, Jonathan Glapion
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 30th, 2010

Adventure Comics #516

Oh, "Adventure Comics," what went wrong?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Levitz, Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Kevin Sharpe, Marlo Alquiza, Mahmud Asrar, John Dell
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 17th, 2010

Brightest Day: The Atom Special #1

Never big enough to hold his own title for very long, the Atom returns in this special that kicks off his pending back-up adventures.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeffrey Lemire
Artists:
Mahmud Asrar, John Dell
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 11th, 2010

Wonder Woman #600

There's something for everyone in "Wonder Woman" #600, but overall it's not as strong as one would hope.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J. Michael Straczynski, Gail Simone, Amanda Conner, Louise Simonson, Geoff Johns
Artists:
Don Kramer, George Perez, Amanda Conner, Eduardo Pansica, Scott Kolins, Michael Babinski, Scott Koblish, Bob Wiacek
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 30th, 2010

Superman #700

This "Giant-Sized Anniversary Issue" may have plenty of pages, but I wouldn't say there's a whole lot to celebrate.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson, Dan Jurgens, J. Michael Straczynski
Artists:
Bernard Chang, Dan Jurgens, Norm Rapmund, Eddy Barrows, J. P. Mayer
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
June 28th, 2010

Adventure Comics #11

In which everything happens exactly as you expected.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Sterling Gates, James Robinson
Artists:
Travis Moore, Julio Ferreira, Bernard Chang
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 14th, 2010

Superman/Batman #71

“The Big Noise” ends with a co-writer, four inkers, and a disappointing issue all around.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Joe Casey, Joshua Williamson
Artists:
Jason Fabok, Prentis Rollins, Rebecca Buchman, Derek Fridolfs, Walden Wong
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
April 22nd, 2010

Black Panther/Captain America: Flags of Our Fathers #1

Adolf Hitler, Baron von Strucker, Nick Fury and the Howling Commandos –--and that’s just within the first ten pages!

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Reginald Hudlin
Artists:
Denys Cowan, Klaus Janson
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 7th, 2010

Justice League of America #43

Have you ever gotten the impression that even the creative team of a title isn't sure what's happening behind the scenes?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Rob Hunter, Norm Rapmund
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 1st, 2010

Cable #24

Cable and Hope finally defeat Bishop and return to the present.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Duane Swierczynski
Artists:
Giancarlo Caracuzzo, Alejandro Garza, Denys Cowan, Sandu Florea
Reviewer:
James Hunt
March 15th, 2010

Adventure Comics #8

A triptych of tales that tell of things to come. In the future. With the Legion of Super-Heroes.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Sterling Gates, James Robinson, Eric Trautmann
Artists:
Travis Moore, Julio Ferreira, Julian Lopez, Bit, Pier Gallo
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
March 3rd, 2010

Justice League of America #42

"Justice League of America" has slogged through "Cry for Justice" and "Blackest Night," but it seems like it needs a crisis to find its own identity.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Rob Hunter, Norm Rapmund, Jonathan Glapion
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 19th, 2010

Supergirl #50

This edition of "Supergirl" hits its fiftieth issue with appearances from the Insect Queen and Gangbuster. Jamal Igle draws some really nice pictures to match Sterling Gates' solid story.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Sterling Gates, Jake Black, Helen Slater
Artists:
Jamal Igle, Jon Sibal, Mark McKenna, Cliff Chiang
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 18th, 2010

Justice League of America #41

James Robinson's "Justice League of America" starts building its new team, finally.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Rob Hunter, Mario Alquiza, Walden Wong
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 31st, 2010

Green Lantern #50

Industry veteran Doug Mahnke fills the role of artistic clean-up batter, and "Green Lantern" #50 is his grand slam.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy, Rebecca Buchman, Tom Nguyen, Mark Irwin
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
January 28th, 2010

Justice League of America #40

"Justice League of America" is overly violent and a little monotonous. Oh boy.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Rob Hunter, Scott Hanna, Mario Alquiza
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 19th, 2009

Justice League of America #39

"Paco Ramone of Earth. Rise." More haunting words have not been set forth in any segment of "Blackest Night" to this point.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Rob Hunter
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 26th, 2009

Justice League of America #38

James Robinson and Mark Bagley begin their much anticipated run on "Justice League of America" in this issue, which also straightens out some timing concerns fans may have had about the books that are currently hitting the shelves every month.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Rob Hunter
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 21st, 2009

Justice League of America #37

This issue is the last issue before the much-anticipated creative team of James Robinson and Mark Bagley climb aboard, but that's not the entire story. The JLA (sort of) appears here too.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Len Wein
Artists:
Tom Derenick, Dan Green, Marlo Alquiza, Jonathan Glapion, Rob Hunter, Walden Wong
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 27th, 2009

Batman and Robin #4

The bombastic artwork by Philip Tan detracts from the story, but this series continues to be an odd and wonderful look at the new caped crusader.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Philip Tan, Jonathan Glapion
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
September 19th, 2009

Batman #690

Judd Winick and Mark Bagley's run starts winding down before it really even gets started.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Judd Winick
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Rob Hunter, Jack Purcell
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 3rd, 2009

Superman: Secret Files 2009

"Codename: Patriot" has begun over in the Superbooks. This is a pricey way to get caught up to speed, but for the most part, it is very informative.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka, James Robinson, Sterling Gates, Geoff Johns
Artists:
Pete Woods, Jamal Igle, Jon Sibal, Pere Perez, Francis Manapul, Renato Guedes, Jose Wilson Magalhaes, Matt Camp, Fernando Dagnino, Raul Fernandez, Stefano Gaudiano
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 16th, 2009

Justice League of America #35

The Royal Flush Gang attack Las Vegas and the Justice League arrive to thwart them. Well, at least some of the Justice League.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Len Wein
Artists:
Tom Derenick, Pow Rodrix, Marlo Alquiza, Rob Hunter, Walden Wong, Dan Green
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 30th, 2009

Supergirl #43

The latest issue of "Supergirl" makes me happy for the appearance of New Krypton, because it makes stories like this possible.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Sterling Gates
Artists:
Jamal Igle, Jon Sibal
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 25th, 2009

Blackest Night: Tales of the Corps #2

So I bought a comic with a Red Lantern, a Star Sapphire, and an Orange Lantern in it. No this isn't a joke. Why do you say that?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Peter J. Tomasi, Ethan Van Sciver
Artists:
Eddy Barrows, Ruy Jose, Gene Ha, Tom Mandrake, Doug Mahnke, Tom Nguyen, Christian Alamy
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 22nd, 2009

Green Lantern Corps #38

The "Emerald Eclipse" storyline concludes, but this issue doesn't serve to simply mark time nor does it sit as a transition issue. This is an issue for Lantern fans -- new and old -- to start taking the journey into "Blackest Night&quo

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Patrick Gleason, Rebecca Buchman, Tom Nguyen
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 1st, 2009

Justice League of America #34

Dwayne McDuffie's run ends more with a whimper than a bang. Sure, there's a bang or two in this issue, but the overall package is spoiled by the events that led to this point.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dwayne McDuffie
Artists:
Ardian Syaf, Eddy Barrows, Don Ho, Ruy Jose, Dan Green, Jack Purcell, Mark Propst
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 25th, 2009

Final Crisis Aftermath: Dance #2

Fill-in artists already? That doesn't bode well for this miniseries.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Joe Casey
Artists:
Andre Coelho, Eduardo Pansica, Sandro Ribiero
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
June 20th, 2009

Trinity #52

"Trinity" comes to a close with more of an epilogue than a final chapter, but it's still a satisfying conclusion.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek, Fabian Nicieza
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Mike Norton, Tom Denerick, Scott McDaniel, Art Thibert, John Stanisci, Wayne Faucher, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 30th, 2009

Justice League of America #32

"Justice League of America" tries to limp towards something approaching momentum, but fill-in issues and post-event tie-ins may have gotten in the way one too many times.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dwayne McDuffie
Artists:
Rags Morales, John Dell
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 22nd, 2009

Justice League of America #31

Once again, "Justice League of America" gets sidetracked, this time to catch up with how the events of the DCU affect the League. Hint: it's not a big happy issue.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dwayne McDuffie
Artists:
Shane Davis, Sandra Hope
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 26th, 2009

Justice League of America #30

The Milestone-meets-JLA arc concludes with the requisite bang.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dwayne McDuffie
Artists:
Jose Luis, JP Mayer
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
February 19th, 2009
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