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Flash Gordon Holiday Special #1

Checking in on Christmas, Hanukkah and New Year's, "Flash Gordon Holiday Special" #1 features a trio of stories from a plethora of creators to spread good cheer to readers everywhere.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Dan McCoy, Elliott kalan, Sutart Wellington
Artists:
Joseph Cooper, Stephen Downey, Lara Margarida
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 22nd, 2014

The Kitchen #2

"The Kitchen" #2 still has a slightly slow pace but a good concept from Ollie Masters as mob wives take over their husbands' business; the real star of the show, though, is Ming Doyle's art.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Ollie Masters
Artists:
Ming Doyle
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 19th, 2014

Justice League #37

A few heroes short of a League, "Justice League" #37 features Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman struggling against "The Amazo Virus" in a story written by Geoff Johns and drawn by Jason Fabok.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Jason Fabok
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 19th, 2014

Lumberjanes #9

"Lumberjanes" #9 features the gang telling ghost stories around the campfire, but Noelle Stevenson, Shannon Watters and a host of artists' work here lacks the energy of the first eight issues.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Noelle Stevenson, Shannon Watters, Faith Erin Hicks
Artists:
Brittney Williams, Aimee Fleck, Faith Erin Hicks, Becca Tobin, Carolyn Nowak, Felicia Choo, T. Zysk
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 18th, 2014

AXIS: Carnage #3

The latest Carnage mini comes to a lackluster conclusion in Rick Spears and German Peralta's “AXIS: Carnage #3."

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Spears
Artists:
German Peralta
Reviewer:
Matt Little
December 15th, 2014

Herald: Lovecraft and Tesla #1

In "Herald: Lovecraft and Tesla" #1, writer John Reilly and artist Tom Rogers bring the legendary literary figure and equally impressive inventor into a team up that leads to inspiration of sorts.

Publisher:
Action Lab Comics
Writer:
John Reilly
Artists:
Tom Rogers, Dexter Weeks, Michelle Nikolajevic
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 12th, 2014

Amazing Spider-Man Annual #1

"The Amazing Spider-Man Annual" #1 presents two "Spider-Verse" free stories from writers Sean Ryan and Jai Nitz with art from Brandon Peterson and Ron Salas.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Sean Ryan, Cale Atkinson, Jai Nitz
Artists:
Brandon Peterson, Cale Atkinson, Ron Salas
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 12th, 2014

Harley Quinn Holiday Special #1

Most comics of this nature are a little painful, but "Harley Quinn Holiday Special" #1 has Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti, Mauricet, Brandt Peters and Darwyn Cooke bring the hilarity.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti
Artists:
Mauricet, Brandt Peters, Darwyn Cooke, Amanda Conner
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 10th, 2014

Savage Dragon #200

"Savage Dragon" #200 has plenty of exactly what readers have come to expect from Erik Larsen, which covers quite a large range of content and character.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Erik Larsen, Joe Keatinge, Gary Carlson
Artists:
Erik Larsen, Ryan Alexander-Tanner, Herb Trimpe, Chris Burnham, Travis Sengaus, Nikos Koutsis, Mike Toris, Frank Fosco
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 10th, 2014

Sex Criminals #9

Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky not only move the overall plot forward in "Sex Criminals" #10 (Jon & Suzie prepare to try and stop the Sex Police), but give us a great backstory to a new character.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Chip Zdarsky
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 10th, 2014

Penny Dora and The Wishing Box #2

In "Penny Dora and the Wishing Box" #2 by Michael Stock and Sina Grace, Penny and Elizabeth answer the Wishing Box's call.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Michael Stock
Artists:
Sina Grace
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
December 8th, 2014

Dash #2

"Dash" #2 continues the story of private eye Dashell Malone; his lover's been murdered but the Egyptian-themed murders continue, courtesy Dave Ebersole and Delia Gable.

Publisher:
Northwest Press
Writer:
Dave Ebersole
Artists:
Delia Gable
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 5th, 2014

Peach and the Isle of Monsters #1

Aw Yeah Comics! adds another title to their catalog with "Peach and the Isle of Monsters" #1, written by Franco Aureliani and drawn by Agnes Garbowska.

Publisher:
AW YEAH COMICS!
Writer:
Franco Aureliani
Artists:
Agnes Garbowska
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 5th, 2014

Green Lantern #37

"Green Lantern" #37 presents the opening chapter of the final act of "Godhead" in a story written by Robert Venditti and drawn by Francis Portela.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Robert Venditti
Artists:
Scott McDaniel, Francis Portela
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 4th, 2014

Valiant-Sized Quantum & Woody #1

Quantum and Woody get star treatment in a standalone mega-sized read written by Tim Siedell and James Asmus with art from Pere Pérez and Brian Level in "Valiant-Sized Quantum and Woody" #1.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Tim Siedell, James Asmus
Artists:
Pere Perez, Brian Level
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 3rd, 2014

Gotham Academy #3

Olive Silverlock and company continue to explore the supernatural side of school in "Gotham Academy" #3, even as we learn more about the interpersonal relationships between the characters.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Becky Cloonan, Brenden Fletcher
Artists:
Karl kerschl
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 3rd, 2014

All-New Invaders #12

The Martians attack in "All-New Invaders" #12, written by James Robinson and drawn by Marc Laming and Barry Kitson.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Barry Kitson, Marc Laming, P. Craig Russell
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 1st, 2014

Deathstroke #2

"Deathstroke" #2 has some beautiful art from Tony S. Daniel, but the storytelling feels very lopsided, either all-action or all-exposition, and nothing in-between.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tony S. Daniel
Artists:
Tony S. Daniel, Sandu Florea
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 26th, 2014

Aquaman #36

"Aquaman" #36 continues Jeff Parker and Paul Pelletier's " Maelstrom," as Martian Manhunter's powers help shed light on what really happened to Queen Atlanna.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Sean Parsons
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 26th, 2014

Teen Titans Earth One

The Teen Titans get a makeover in Jeff Lemire, Terry Dodson, Rachel Dodson, and Cam Smith's "Teen Titans Earth One" Volume 1.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Terry Dodson, Rachel Dodson, Cam Smith
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
November 24th, 2014

Batman Eternal #33

With just about all of the plot threads having come together, "Batman Eternal" #33 lets Kyle Higgins, Jason Fabok, and the rest of the writing crew deal with Hush's plans for Gotham even as danger lurks.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, Kyle Higgins, Ray Fawkes, Tim Seeley
Artists:
Jason Fabok
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 24th, 2014

Justice League #36

"Justice League" #36 has Geoff Johns and Jason Fabok introduce the world of the Amazo Virus running rampant, but the pace feels unusually slow this early on.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Jason Fabok
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 20th, 2014

Little Nemo: Dream Another Dream

Locust Moon Press' "Little Nemo: Dream Another Dream" is a love song to Winsor McCay's signature creation, with amazing creators and an impressive massive physical format.

Publisher:
*Self-Published*
Writer:
Josh O'Neill, David Tanh, Paul Allor, Jordan Mowat, Mark Buckingham, Roger Petersen, Farel Dalrymple, Jasen Lex, Jeremy Bastian, Peter Hoey, Maria Hoey, Andrea Tsurumi, David Petersen, Jonathan Tune, Paolo Rivera, Zander Cannon, Dave Chisholm, Fil Ba
Artists:
Gerhard, Mark Buckingham, Roger Petersen, Farel Dalrymple, Jasen Lex, Jeremy Bastian, Peter Hoey, Maria Hoey, Andrea Tsurumi, David Petersen, Jonathan Tune, Paolo Rivera, Zander Cannon, Dave Chisholm, Fil Barlow, Ronald Wimberly, J.G. Jones, Raul Gonzalez
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 19th, 2014

The Kitchen #1

In "The Kitchen" #1 by Ollie Masters and Ming Doyle, Kath, Raven and Angie's husbands are in the can and Kath surprises the other two in how far she's willing to go to keep the money coming in.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Ollie Masters
Artists:
Ming Doyle
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
November 14th, 2014

Batman #36

"Endgame" part two zooms off into places you might not expect in "Batman" #36, as Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo, and Danny Miki continue to pull the rug out from under our feet.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV
Artists:
Greg Capullo, Danny Miki, Graham Nolan
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 12th, 2014

Unity #12

Matt Kindt, CAFU, and even cover artist Brian Level bring old-school fun to "Unity" #12 without ignoring the story's modern day context in a friendly and welcoming introduction that kicks off a new arc and a new set of villains.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
CAFU, Trevor Hairsine
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
November 12th, 2014

Terrible Lizard #1

Time travel surprise! Jess gets a dinosaur as her new pet in Cullen Bunn and Drew Moss' "Terrible Lizard" #1.

Publisher:
Oni Press
Writer:
Cullen Bunn
Artists:
Drew Moss
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
November 10th, 2014

Penny Dora and the Wishing Box #1

"Penny Dora and the Wishing Box" #1 has a certain amount of charm in Michael Stock and Sina Grace's comic about a box that grants wishes, but where it goes from here is critical.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Michael Stock
Artists:
Sina Grace
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 6th, 2014

Gotham Academy #2

Olive Silverlock keeps finding more trouble than she bargained for in Becky Cloonan, Brendan Fletcher and Karl Kerschl's "Gotham Academy" #2.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Becky Cloonan, Brenden Fletcher
Artists:
Karl Kerschl
Reviewer:
Matt Little
November 6th, 2014

Thought Bubble Anthology #4

Creators from all walks present stories about demons, roller derby, flying, friendship and more in "Thought Bubble Anthology 2014."

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Benji Goldsmith, Richard Starkings, Ales Kot, Mhairi Stewart, Cliff Chiang, Sarah McIntyre, David O'Connell, Hwei Lim, Emma Rios, Ulises Lopez, Simon Gurr, Ross Mackintosh, Lizzy Mikietyn, Zoom Rockman, Charlotte Turfrey, Clark Burscough, Emily Carro
Artists:
Boo Cook, Tim Sale, Alison Sampson, Gary Erskine, Cliff Chiang, Sarah McIntyre, David O'Connell, Hwei Lim, Emma Rios, Roque Romeros, Ulises Lopez, Simon Gurr, Ross Mackintosh, Lizzy Mikietyn, Zoom Rockman, Charlotte Turfrey, Marc Ellerby, Barry Kitso
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
October 31st, 2014

Sinestro #6

"Godhead" hits "Sinestro" #6 and three Lantern Corps pay the price in this story written by Cullen Bunn and drawn by Dale Eaglesham and Martin Coccolo.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Cullen Bunn
Artists:
Dale Eaglesham, Martin Coccolo, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 31st, 2014

Aliens: Fire and Stone #2

A subdued, restrained mood dominates Chris Roberson and Patric Reynolds' "Aliens: Fire and Stone" #2, an otherwise decent chapter in a mega-arc that further ties the "Aliens" and "Prometheus" films together.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Chris Roberson
Artists:
Patric Reynolds
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
October 29th, 2014

Aquaman #35

Jeff Parker, Paul Pelletier, Sean Parsons, Rain Beredo and Taylor Esposito all bring their very best to launch the "Maelstrom" story in "Aquaman" #35.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Sean Parsons
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 24th, 2014

Superman #35

"Superman" #35 looks great thanks to John Romita Jr., Klaus Janson, and Laura Martin, but Geoff Johns's story of Ulysses is starting to repeat itself a bit.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
John Romita Jr, Klaus Janson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 23rd, 2014

Sparks Nevada

Sparks Nevada dons the robot fists in the name of justice in "Sparks Nevada, Marshal on Mars" #0, written by Ben Acker and Ben Blacker, drawn by J. Bone, colored by Jordie Bellaire and lettered by Marshall Dillon.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Ben Acker, Ben Blacker
Artists:
J. Bone
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 20th, 2014

Justice League #35

Lex Luthor holds a press conference because he has joined the Justice League and the League decides to case the event, as written by Geoff Johns and drawn by Ivan Reis and Doug Mahnke in "Justice League" #35.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Ivan Reis, Keith Champagne, Mark Irwin, Christian Alamy, Ray McCarthy, Joe Prado
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 17th, 2014

Thrilling Adventure Hour: Beyond Belief

With a wink and a clink, Frank Doyle and Sadie Parker come to comic book shelves in "Beyond Belief" #0, written by Ben Acker and Ben Blacker with art by Phil Hester.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Ben Acker, Ben Blacker
Artists:
Phil Hester, Eric Gapstur, Mark Stegbauer
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 15th, 2014

Sex Criminals #8

Jon and Suzie take a break and Suzie tries to move on, but things don't go as planned in Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky's "Sex Criminals" #8.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Chip Zdarsky
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
October 13th, 2014

CBLDF Liberty Annual 2014 #1

"CBLDF Liberty Annual 2014" is another strong issue of the yearly anthology, with contributions from Brian Wood and Audrey Wood, Terry and Rachel Dodson, Stan Sakai, Jonathan Hickman and Declan Shalvey, among others.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Tara Butters, Amy Chu, Luke Dunlavey, Chris Eliopoulos, Al Ewing, Robin Firth, Tom Fowler, Marc Guggenheim, Jonathan Hickman, Mariah Huehner, Meryl Jaffe, Jeremy Lambert, Jeff Parker, Joe Quinones, Rob Reger, Stan Sakai, Joey Weiser, Maris Wicks, Brian Wo
Artists:
Rachel Dodson, Terry Dodson, Ryan Dunlavey, Chris Eliopoulos, Rich Elson, Cat Ferris, Tom Fowler, Jonathan Hickman, Matthew Holm, Janet K. Lee, Joe Quinones, Stan Sakai, Declan Shalvey, Dylan Todd, Emma Vieceli, Joey Weiser, Shannon Wheeler, Maris Wicks
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
October 13th, 2014

Batman #35

Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo launch "Endgame," their next mega-arc, in "Batman" #35, and they've invited the Justice League to celebrate Batman's seventy-fifth anniversary.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV
Artists:
Greg Capullo, Danny Miki, Kelley Jones
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 13th, 2014

Gotham Academy #1

Olive Silverlock's second year at Gotham Academy isn't off to a great start in Becky Cloonan, Brenden Fletcher and Karl Kerschl's "Gotham Academy" #1.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Becky Cloonan, Brenden Fletcher
Artists:
Karl Kerschl
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
October 3rd, 2014

Green Lantern/New Gods: Godhead #1

Writers Van Jensen, Justin Jordan, Robert Venditti, Charles Soule and Cullen Bunn team up with artists Ethan Van Sciver, Martin Coccolo, Goran Sudzuka, Chriscross and Pete Woods for "Green Lantern/New Gods: Godhead" #1.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Van Jensen, Justin Jordan, Robert Venditti, Charles Soule, Cullen Bunn
Artists:
Ethan Van Sciver, Martin Coccolo, Goran Sudzuka, Chriscross, Pete Woods
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 2nd, 2014

Aquaman and the Others: Futures End #1

Atlan, Mera and the Atlanteans descend on Atlantis Island in Dan Jurgens and Sean Chen's "Aquaman and the Others: Futures End" #1.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan Jurgens
Artists:
Sean Chen, Mark Irwin
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
September 29th, 2014

Armor Hunters #4

"Armor Hunters" #4 ends Robert Venditti and Doug Braithwaite's story, but not without a humongous cost.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Robert Venditti
Artists:
Doug Braithwaite
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 25th, 2014

Aliens: Fire and Stone #1

"Aliens: Fire and Stone" #1 is a prequel to the "Aliens" film, when Chris Roberson and Patric Reynolds show us what happens when an escape from Acheron takes the colonists to the one place even worse than their home.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Chris Roberson
Artists:
Patric Reynolds
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 24th, 2014

Batwoman: Futures End #1

Batwoman and her sister Alice fight to the death in Marc Andreyko and Jason Masters' "Batwoman: Futures End" #1.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Marc Andreyko
Artists:
Jason Masters
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
September 22nd, 2014

Teen Titans: Futures End #1

The new Teen Titans team up to take down a billionaire and a senator in Will Pfeifer & Andy Smith's "Teen Titans: Futures End" #1.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Will Pfeifer
Artists:
Andy Smith, Keith Champagne
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
September 22nd, 2014

Purgatori #1

"Purgatori" #1 leaves a lot to be desired, as this incarnation struggles to find the right idea to build the story around in a satisfying manner.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Aaron Gillespie
Artists:
Javier Garcia Miranda
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 19th, 2014

Dark Horse Presents #2

"Dark Horse Presents" #2 is like many anthologies; some pieces are stronger than others, but there's enough to make you get your money's worth, and no duds.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Peter Hogan, Brendan McCarthy, Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray, Jordie Bellaire, Fred Van Lente, Chris Roberson
Artists:
Steve Parkhouse, Brendan McCarthy, Andy Kuhn, Declan Shalvey, Ryan Dunlavey, Paul Lee
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 17th, 2014

Astro City #15

"Astro City" #15's conclusion to the two-part robot-themed story is awfully sweet, but Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson's story veers between too predictable and too out-of-the-blue.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Brent Anderson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 12th, 2014
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