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Justice League #50

In "Justice League" #50, Geoff Johns and Jason Fabok wrap up the epic "Darkseid War" with big sacrifices, big hero moments, big action and big revelations.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Jason Fabok
Reviewer:
Matt Little
May 27th, 2016

Adventures of Supergirl #2

In "Adventures of Supergirl" #2, Sterling Gates, Jonboy Meyers and Pop Mhan pit Kara against Vril Dox, and -- while the overall story is fun and worth reading -- some of the plotting falls into a pattern.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Sterling Gates
Artists:
Jonboy Meyers, Pop Mhan
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 26th, 2016

DC Universe: Rebirth #1

Geoff Johns, Gary Frank, Ethan Van Sciver, Ivan Reis and Phil Jimenez lay out a new manifesto for the company's line of comics in "DC Universe: Rebirth" #1, which calls for characters with more hope in their hearts.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Gary Frank, Ethan Van Sciver, Ivan Reis, Phil Jimenez, Joe Prado, Matt Santorelli
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 23rd, 2016

Tank Girl: Two Girls One Tank #1

Series creator Alan Martin and artist Brett Parson send Tank Girl and her intrepid crew on a ball-busting adventure to replace her "stolen" tank in "Tank Girl: Two Girls One Tank" #1.

Publisher:
Titan Comics
Writer:
Alan Martin
Artists:
Brett Parson
Reviewer:
Karen O'Brien
May 20th, 2016

Goldie Vance #2

In Hope Larson and Brittney Williams' "Goldie Vance" #2, Goldie and her friends search for a missing hotel guest.

Publisher:
BOOM! Studios
Writer:
Hope Larson
Artists:
Brittney Williams
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
May 20th, 2016

Kings Quest #1

In Ben Acker, Heath Corson and Dan McDaid's "Kings Quest" #1, Earth's champions crash land en route to save Dale Arden from Ming the Merciless.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Ben Acker, Heath Corson
Artists:
Dan McDaid
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
May 9th, 2016

3 Floyds: Alpha King #1

Comics and beer have never gone together better than in Nick Floyd, Brian Azzarello and Simon Bisley's "Alpha King" #1, a well-crafted dark fantasy tempered with a down-to-earth background in craft-brewing.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Brian Azzarello, Nick Floyd, Rob Syers
Artists:
Simon Bisley, Rob Syers
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
May 4th, 2016

Sex Criminals #15

Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky bring trouble home to roost in "Sex Criminals" #15, where one character starts to lose interest in the central conceit of the comic.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Chip Zdarsky
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 2nd, 2016

Justice League #49

As "Darkseid War" nears its conclusion, Geoff Johns and Jason Fabok move pieces into place for next month's climax, but "Justice League" #49's pawns feel less and less like people.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Jason Fabok
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 28th, 2016

Dark Knight III: The Master Race #4

Frank Miller, Brian Azzarello, Andy Kubert and Klaus Janson hit their stride in "Dark Knight III: The Master Race" #4, where the Man of Steel falls but Batman rises to face a genuinely intimidating threat.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Frank Miller, Brian Azzarello
Artists:
Andy Kubert, Klaus Janson, Frank Miller
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
April 28th, 2016

Action Comics #51

Superman all but forces Supergirl into his role in Peter J. Tomasi, Paul Pelletier and Sandra Hope Archer's "Action Comics" #51.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Sandra Hope
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
April 22nd, 2016

Divinity II #1

Matt Kindt and Trevor Hairsine reunite for "Divinity II" #1, which follows another cosmonaut who faces a transformational encounter with her predecessor from the first series.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
Trevor Hairsine, Ryan Winn
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
April 20th, 2016

Goldie Vance #1

Hope Larson and Brittney Williams' "Goldie Vance" #1 introduces a new girl detective who solves mysteries when she's not working as a hotel valet.

Publisher:
BOOM! Studios
Writer:
Hope Larson
Artists:
Brittney L. Williams
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
April 18th, 2016

Justice League: Darkseid War Special #1

Geoff Johns' "Justice League: Darkseid War Special" #1 is carried by a strong artistic team and the equally strong characters Jessica Cruz, aka Power Ring, and Grail, daughter of Darkseid.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Oscar Jimenez, Paul Pelletier, Joe Prado, Tony Kordos
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
April 11th, 2016

Jughead #5

The gang investigates Principal Stanger's past in Chip Zdarsky and Erica Henderson's "Jughead" #5.

Publisher:
Archie Comics
Writer:
Chip Zdarsky
Artists:
Erica Henderson
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
April 4th, 2016

X-Men '92 #1

In Chad Bowers, Chris Sims and Alti Firmansyah's "X-Men '92" #1, the X-Men open their school up, only to find themselves threatened by Russia's premiere superteam.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chad Bowers, Chris Sims
Artists:
Alti Firmansyah
Reviewer:
Matt Little
April 1st, 2016

Wonder Woman #50

Meredith Finch, David Finch, Johnny Desjardins and Miguel Mendonca bring "Wonder Woman" to its 50th issue, but it feels like little more than an attempt to finish dismantling the previous creators' ideas.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Meredith Finch
Artists:
David Finch, Johnny Desjardins, Miguel Mendonca, Scott Hanna, Sandu Florea
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 28th, 2016

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1953 - Beyond the Fences #2

Mike Mignola, Chris Roberson, Paolo Rivera and Joe Rivera's "Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.: 1953 - Beyond the Fences" #2 is like a nice, warm bath: a comforting way to unwind, relax and enjoy.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola, Chris Roberson
Artists:
Paolo Rivera, Joe Rivera
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 25th, 2016

Lucky Penny

"Lucky Penny" collects a complete story arc from Ananth Hirsh and Yuko Ota's webcomic into print and follows the unlucky but spirited Penny Brighton, who finds herself without a job or a home at the beginning of the story.

Publisher:
Oni Press
Writer:
Ananth Hirsh
Artists:
Yuko Ota
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
March 7th, 2016

Justice League #48

In Geoff Johns and Jason Fabok's "Justice League" #48, Wonder Woman negotiates an unholy alliance while the fate of the universe hangs in the balance.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Jason Fabok
Reviewer:
Matt Little
February 24th, 2016

Astro City #32

In "Astro City" #32, Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson kick off a sequel to their "Tarnished Angel" storyline from the late '90s, and this return to superpowered crime noir is even more enjoyable than fans could hope.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Brent Anderson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 22nd, 2016

Sex Criminals #14

"Sex Criminals" #14 gets more meta than ever as Suzie and Ana have it out, the Sex-Men continue to move against our heroes and Chip Zdarsky sits on top of Matt Fraction.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Chip Zdarsky
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 22nd, 2016

Dark Knight III: The Master Race #3

"Dark Knight III: The Master Race" #3 enters some deliberately uncomfortable territory as Frank Miller, Brian Azzarello, Andy Kubert, Klaus Janson and John Romita Jr. ramp up the religious extremist imagery during Batman's search for allies

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Frank Miller, Brian Azzarello
Artists:
Andy Kubert, Klaus Janson, John Romita Jr., Frank Miller
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 22nd, 2016

Silver Surfer #2

In "Silver Surfer" #2, Dan Slott, Michael Allred and Laura Allred subtly shift cast members past and present into different roles as a new invasion of Earth begins, but no one's position is guaranteed.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Slott
Artists:
Michael Allred
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 18th, 2016

James Bond #4

In Warren Ellis and Jason Masters' "James Bond" #4, Bond avoids falling into one trap only to be caught by another.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Jason Masters
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
February 15th, 2016

Detective Comics #49

As the second half of "The Bronze Age" continues in "Detective Comics" #49, Peter J. Tomasi and Fernando Pasarin settle into the title as more statue-inspired murders move through Gotham.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Fernando Pasarin, Matt Ryan
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 5th, 2016

Captain Marvel #2

Michele Fazekas, Tara Butters and Kris Anka provide thrills and intrigue as an abandoned spaceship looms in "Captain Marvel" #2.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Michele Fazekas, Tara Butters
Artists:
Kris Anka
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 4th, 2016

Hellboy Winter Special 2016 #1

"Hellboy Winter Special 2016" has some interesting winter-themed stories from a variety of creators, but almost all of them feel like they aren't quite the right length.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola, Scott Allie, Chris Roberson, Chelsea Cain, Dean Rankine
Artists:
Tim Sale, Michael Walsh, Michael Avon Oeming, Dean Rankine
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 29th, 2016

Batman and Robin Eternal #16

Azrael attempts to take down the Order of St. Dumas with the help of Red Robin and Red Hood in "Batman and Robin Eternal" #16.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Tynion IV, Scott Snyder, Jackson Lanzing, Collin Kelly
Artists:
Andrea Mutti, Roger Robinson, Goran Sudzuka
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 25th, 2016

Captain Marvel #1

Carol Danvers is now in charge of Earth's defense against otherworldly threats in Michele Fazekas, Tara Butters and Kris Anka's "Captain Marvel" #1.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Michele Fazekas, Tara Butters
Artists:
Kris Anka
Reviewer:
Matt Little
January 20th, 2016

Justice League #47

The Anti-Monitor begins the final phase of his plan even as the League attempts desperate measures to stop him in Geoff Johns and Jason Fabok's "Justice League" #47.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Jason Fabok
Reviewer:
Matt Little
January 4th, 2016

Jughead #3

In "Jughead" #3, Chip Zdarsky and Erica Henderson continue Jughead's battle against Riverdale High's new principal, even as we're served with yet another fantasy sequence in the middle of the comic.

Publisher:
Archie Comics
Writer:
Chip Zdarsky
Artists:
Erica Henderson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 31st, 2015

Wonder Woman #47

In Meredith Finch, Miguel Mendonca and Dexter Vines' "Wonder Woman" #47, Cheetah tries to steal an important artifact, and -- while there are still rough spots -- it's the strongest installment in Finch's run yet.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Meredith Finch
Artists:
Miguel Mendonca, Dexter Vines
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 31st, 2015

Dark Knight III: The Master Race #2

As "Dark Knight III: The Master Race" #2 heats up, Frank Miller, Brian Azzarello, Andy Kubert and Klaus Janson remind us that a chase scene can be just as gripping as exposition.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Frank Miller, Brian Azzarello
Artists:
Andy Kubert, Klaus Janson, Eduardo Risso
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 23rd, 2015

New Romancer #1

Peter Milligan and Brett Parson's "New Romancer" mixes the romanticism of deceased historical figures with 21st century online dating, and the end result is intriguing, if a bit slow-moving.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Peter Milligan
Artists:
Brett Parson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 11th, 2015

Gotham Academy #13

Brenden Fletcher, Adam Archer and Sandra Hope plunge the school into "Robin War" in "Gotham Academy" #13, which introduces zombies to the overall story, even as the title's own plots continue to advance.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Brenden Fletcher
Artists:
Adam Archer, Sandra Hope
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 10th, 2015

Scarlet Witch #1

In James Robinson and Vanesa Del Rey's "Scarlet Witch" #1, Wanda makes a new home in New York City and an investigation of some violent deaths leads her to a more alarming discovery.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Vanesa R. Del Rey
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
December 9th, 2015

Mystery Girl #1

In Paul Tobin and Alberto J. Alburquerque's "Mystery Girl" #1, a girl named Trine can solve any mystery without leaving her own sidewalk, but -- for once -- she gets a question so interesting she's willing to leave home to see the answ

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Paul Tobin
Artists:
Alberto Alburquerque
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
December 7th, 2015

Gotham Academy #12

"Gotham Academy" #12 wraps up the series' first year's worth of issues, and -- even as the students mount a rescue of Kyle from within the abandoned Arkham Asylum -- a greater danger lurks just around the corner.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Becky Cloonan, Brenden Fletcher
Artists:
Karl Kerschl, Msassyk
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 7th, 2015

Superman: Lois and Clark #2

Intergang retaliates against Lois in Dan Jurgens and Lee Weeks' "Superman: Lois and Clark" #2.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan Jurgens
Artists:
Lee Weeks, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
November 30th, 2015

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #2

Squirrel Girl and Tippy-Toe are sent back to the 1960s in Ryan North and Erica Henderson's "The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl" #2.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ryan North
Artists:
Erica Henderson, Matt Digges, David Robbins, Chip Zdarsky
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
November 27th, 2015

Secret Wars Too #1

"Secrets Wars Too" #1 is an anthology of humorous stories set in Battleworld by various creative teams. Each has its funny moments, but there's one standout.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ryan Browne, Al Ewing, Rob Guillory, Jonathan Hickman, Kate Leth, Eric Powell, Kyle Starks
Artists:
Ryan Browne, Jacopo Camagni, Brian Churilla, Rob Guillory, Eric Powell, Ramon Villalobos, Brittney L. Williams
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
November 23rd, 2015

Dark Knight III: The Master Race #1

Brian Azzarello and Andy Kubert join Frank Miller and Klaus Janson for "Dark Knight III: The Master Race" #1, establishing a strong but tentative middle ground between the two previous series.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Frank Miller, Brian Azzarello
Artists:
Andy Kubert, Klaus Janson
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
November 23rd, 2015

Astro City #29

Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson use "Astro City" #29 to show us what it's like to grow up as a member of the enemy, other-dimensional race our heroes regularly fight against.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Brent Anderson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 20th, 2015

Jughead #2

While the regime at Riverdale High is new, Jughead is still the same in Chip Zdarsky and Erica Henderson's "Jughead" #2, where he schemes his way around detention.

Publisher:
Archie Comics
Writer:
Chip Zdarsky
Artists:
Erica Henderson
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
November 18th, 2015

Star Wars: Vader Down #1

The paths of the two ongoing "Star Wars" titles converge in "Star Wars: Vader Down" #1 by Jason Aaron and Mike Deodato, where both creators show off their skill in adapting the franchise.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Mike Deodato
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
November 17th, 2015

James Bond #1

Warren Ellis and Jason Masters' "James Bond" #1 offers a solid introduction to the newest comic starring Britain's most-famous spy, with all of the hallmarks that one would come to expect.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Jason Masters
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 5th, 2015

Citizen Jack #1

Sam Humphries and Tommy Patterson's "Citizen Jack" #1 grooms an utterly despicable character and then succeeds in making readers root for him in a strong introduction to a hard-luck loser on his way to becoming President.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Sam Humphries
Artists:
Tommy Patterson
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
November 4th, 2015

The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl #1

This is the second "The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl" #1 by Ryan North and Erica Henderson to be published in 2015, but -- fortunately -- it's still just as silly and charming as before.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ryan North
Artists:
Erica Henderson, Joe Morris
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 27th, 2015

Lumberjanes #19

"Lumberjanes" #19 continues the mermaid storyline, but the team of Shannon Watters, Kat Leyh and Carolyn Nowak lacks some of the spark that made earlier issues so much fun.

Publisher:
BOOM! Studios
Writer:
Shannon Watters, Kat Leyh
Artists:
Carolyn Nowak
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 26th, 2015
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