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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

Final Crisis #7

Grant Morrison tells a story of weight and balance, with a final issue delivering a satisfying conclusion.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Tom Nguyen, Drew Geraci, Christian Alamy, Norm Rapmund, Rodney Ramos, Walden Wong
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
January 28th, 2009

Final Crisis #7

It all comes to a head here as Darkseid is everything and only Supermen stand in his way.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Tom Nguyen, Drew Geraci, Christian Alamy, Norm Rapmund, Rodney Ramos, Walden Wong
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
January 28th, 2009

Justice League of America #29

Len Wein returns to the JLA after a long absence in a story that's mostly worthwhile for its novelty value.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Len Wein
Artists:
Chris Cross, Rob Stull
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
January 21st, 2009

Marvel Adventures Super Heroes #7

"Marvel Adventures Super Heroes" quietly offers up an enjoyable slugfest between Thor and Cobra this issue. Yes, of course the story also includes Loki and Odin.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Louise Simonson
Artists:
Rodney Buchemi
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 20th, 2009

Final Crisis #6

Morrison brings an Event Level Crossover series down to a very personal level, all the while reshaping the DCU. And, this issue: Batman's fate!

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
JG Jones, Carlos Pacheco, Doug Mahnke, Marco Rudy, Christian Alamy, Jesus Merino
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
January 14th, 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

Justice League of America #27

It took the arrival of the Milestone Media cast of characters, but "Justice League of America" is finally starting to feel like a book really going somewhere.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dwayne McDuffie
Artists:
Ed Benes, Rob Hunter, Norm Rapmund, Drew Geraci
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 11th, 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

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

Trinity #18

Trinity's second act begins on a high note, as a DC world without Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman takes shape.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek, Fabian Nicieza
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Art Thibert, Scott McDaniel,Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
October 6th, 2008

Justice League of America, Volume 3: The Injustice League

Dwayne McDuffie brings his love of the League to the printed page after serving as a scribe for the "Justice League" cartoon series' from Cartoon Network, with inconsistent results.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dwayne McDuffie, Alan Burnett
Artists:
Mike McKone, Andy Lanning, Joe Benitez, Victor Llamas, Ed Benes, Sandra Hope, Alan Jefferson
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 29th, 2008

Trinity #12

"Trinity" marches on, relentlessly, and with a flair for the average.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek, Fabian Nicieza
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Mike Norton, Art Thibert, Karl Kesel
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
August 25th, 2008

Justice League of America #23

Dwayne McDuffie's "Justice League of America" run finally begins to heat up, even as it runs over familiar territory and Meltzer's dangling plotlines.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dwayne McDuffie
Artists:
Ed Benes
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 24th, 2008

Trinity #3

In its third week, "Trinity" starts coming together. Mike Norton and Jerry Ordway's secondary story art is a visual treat.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek, Fabian Nicieza
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Art Thibert, Mike Norton, Jerry Ordway
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
June 21st, 2008

Superman/Batman #49

Shane Davis's art looks great in the conclusion to the six-part "K" arc.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Michael Green, Mike Johnson
Artists:
Shane Davis, Matt Banning
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
June 21st, 2008

Justice League of America #22

McDuffie slips back into Meltzer territory with an uneven mix of adult themes and juvenile thrills.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dwayne McDuffie
Artists:
Ed Benes
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
June 20th, 2008
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