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Batman Eternal #2

"Batman Eternal" #2 continues the mystery of Jim Gordon's framing, even as new and old faces are added into the mix, and not all of them are friendly.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, Ray Fawkes, John Layman, Tim Seeley
Artists:
Jason Fabok
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 16th, 2014

Astro City #11

Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson give readers their take on the Doctor Strange and Wong archetypes in "Astro City" #11, and the end result is a charming story on what it means to be a sorcerer's assistant.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Brent Anderson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 14th, 2014

Batman Eternal #1

"Batman Eternal" #1 is an impressive start to DC's new wave of weekly titles, as Scott Snyder and James Tynion IV team up to tell a tightly-paced, well-characterized story that's lavishly illustrated by Jason Fabok.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV
Artists:
Jason Fabok
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
April 9th, 2014

Action Comics #30

"Action Comics" #30 wraps up the Ghost Soldier story, and while the sense of wonder from the earlier issues isn't there, Pak, Kuder, Dougherty, and Kershl give us a good conclusion.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak
Artists:
Aaron Kuder, Jed Dougherty, Karl Kershl
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 4th, 2014

Guardians of the Galaxy Prelude Infinite Comic #1

Gamora takes center stage in "Guardians of the Galaxy Prelude Infinite Comic" #1 as writers Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning return to familiar characters in the nascent cinematic universe.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Daniel Govar, Andrea Di Vito
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 2nd, 2014

Aquaman #29

"Aquaman" #29 is a bombastic example of the world-building Jeff Parker and Paul Pelletier bring to the adventures of Arthur and crew.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Sean Parsons, Norm Rapmund
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 31st, 2014

Sex Criminals #5

Charming, hilarious, and certainly NSFW, Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky's "Sex Criminals" #5 finds Suzie and Jon in dire straits after a failed bank robbery attempt.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Chip Zdarsky
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
March 24th, 2014

Clockwork Angels #1

"Clockwork Angels" #1 leaps from the lyrics and ideas of Rush's album of the same name, thanks to the creative talents of Kevin J. Anderson, Neil Peart and Nick Robles.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Kevin J. Anderson, Neal Peart
Artists:
Nick Robles
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 24th, 2014

Sovereign #1

Something wicked is causing the dead to attack the living in Khend for Chris Roberson & Jonathan Maybury's "Sovereign" #1.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Chris Roberson
Artists:
Paul Maybury
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
March 21st, 2014

Animal Man #29

"Animal Man" #29 ends this era of the adventures of Buddy Baker and his family, courtesy of Jeff Lemire and Travel Foreman.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Travel Foreman, Jeff Lemire
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 19th, 2014

Magnus: Robot Fighter #1

Dynamite Entertainment's Gold Key comic book line adds "Magnus: Robot Fighter" #1 to its ranks, thanks to Fred Van Lente and Cory Smith.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Cory Smith
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 12th, 2014

Headspace #1

Ryan K. Lindsay, Eric Zawadzki, Chris Peterson and Marissa Louise bring a very trippy and smartly-paced "Headspace" #1 to Monkeybrain for a $0.99 digital read.

Publisher:
Monkeybrain Comics
Writer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
Artists:
Eric Zawadzki, Chris Peterson
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 5th, 2014

Dead Boy Detectives #3

The investigation's underway, and there's nowhere left to hide at St. Hilarion's in Toby Litt & Mark Buckingham's "Dead Boy Detectives" #3.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Toby Litt
Artists:
Mark Buckingham, Gary Erskine
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
March 3rd, 2014

Wolverine and the X-Men #42

Jason Aaron is joined by a host of past artists to close down "Wolverine and the X-Men" #42, as many of the existing students graduate, while we get a glimpse of a possible future of the school too.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Nick Bradshaw, Pepe Larraz, Ramon Perez, Shawn Crystal, Steve Sanders, Nuno Alves, Tim Townsend, Chris Bachalo
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 26th, 2014

GoGetters #1

Shawn Aldridge, Christopher Peterson and Nick Johnson deliver a wonderfully wacky adventure comic complete with a white gorilla in a dune buggy in "GoGetters" #1.

Publisher:
Monkeybrain Comics
Writer:
Shawn Aldridge
Artists:
Christopher Peterson
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 21st, 2014

Bloodshot and H.A.R.D. Corps #19

"Bloodshot and H.A.R.D. Corps" #19, written by Christos Gage and Joshua Dysart, with art from Bart Sears and ChrisCross gives readers a concise sample of what this book is about while setting up adventures to come.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Christos Gage, Joshua Dysart
Artists:
Bart Sears, ChrisCross, Victor Olazaba
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 21st, 2014

Turok: Dinosaur Hunter #1

Dynamite Entertainment's Gold Key comic book line begins with writer Greg Pak and artist Mirko Colak kicking off "Turok: Dinosaur Hunter" #1.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Greg Pak
Artists:
Mirko Colak
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 7th, 2014

Dead Boy Detectives #2

Crystal gets acclimated to her new school, and the Dead Boy Detectives discover new secrets about their deaths in Toby Litt & Mark Buckingham's "Dead Boy Detectives" #2.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Toby Litt
Artists:
Mark Buckingham, Gary Erskine, Andrew Pepoy
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
February 3rd, 2014

Adventure Time 2014 Winter Special #1

The "Adventure Time 2014 Winter Special" #1 anthology by Luke Pearson, Jeremy Sorese, T. Zysk, Janet Rose, Allison Strejlaw features four winter-themed "Adventure Time" short stories.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Luke Pearson, Jeremy Sorese, T. Zysk, Janet Rose, Allison Strejlaw
Artists:
Luke Pearson, Jeremy Sorese, T. Zysk, Allison Strejlaw
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
January 31st, 2014

Earth 2 Annual #2

The new Batman's identity is revealed in the well-paced, superbly-drawn, and surprising "Earth 2 Annual" #2, by Tom Taylor, Robson Rocha, and Scott Hanna, which also provides the origin of, and link to, Earth 2's original Batman.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tom Taylor
Artists:
Robson Rocha, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
January 30th, 2014

Aquaman #27

"Aquaman" #27 concludes the fight between Arthur and the Karaqan, which was started by writer Jeff Parker and artists Paul Pelletier and Netho Diaz.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Netho Diaz, Sean Parsons, Ruy Jose
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 30th, 2014

X-O Manowar #21

Robert Venditti continues to chronicle the adventures of Aric of Dacia, regardless of the lack of armor in "X-0 Manowar" #21 as Trevor Hairsine, Cary Nord and Vicente Fuentes bring the visuals.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Robert Venditti
Artists:
Trevor Hairsine, Cary Nord, Vicente Fuentes
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 22nd, 2014

All-New X-Men #21

Veteran artist Brent Anderson contributes a few pages to Brian Michael Bendis and Brandon Peterson's "All-New X-Men" #21, but this introduction succeeds mostly at making the rest of the issue look weaker in comparison.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Brandon Peterson, Brent Anderson, James Campbell
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
January 20th, 2014

Astro City #8

Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson's story about the takedown of Winged Victory continues in "Astro City" #8, and it feels like this story about female empowerment is poised to go somewhere interesting.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Brent Anderson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 17th, 2014

Sex Criminals #4

Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky do more than coo sweet nothings in "Sex Criminals" #4, and the mixture of plot foreplay and in-the-moment excitement will firmly grab your attention.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Chip Zdarsky
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 8th, 2014

Dead Boy Detectives #1

The first issue of Toby Litt & Mark Buckingham's "Dead Boy Detectives" takes Edwin and Charles from the pages of "Sandman" to the site of their own murders.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Toby Litt, Mark Buckingham
Artists:
Mark Buckingham
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
January 6th, 2014

Damian: Son of Batman #3

Andy Kubert showcases his talent as an artist in "Damian: Son of Batman" #3, but falls short on the writing side with a story that's passably readable but blemished with a disjointed structure, lackluster battle scenes and odd dialogue.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Andy Kubert
Artists:
Andy Kubert
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
January 3rd, 2014

Aquaman #26

Jeff Parker comes on board with "Aquaman" #26, but even with returning artist Paul Pelletier, the title feels not quite back on course.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Netho Diaz, Sean Parsons, Ruy Jose
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 2nd, 2014

Justice League #25

In "Justice League" #25, Geoff Johns and Doug Mahnke reveal the origin of Owlman and begin to outline the dastardly fiend's plans for Nightwing and for the Earth.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy, Mark Irwin, Keith Champagne
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 12th, 2013

Edison Rex #12

"Edison Rex" #12 concludes the title's first "year" of issues, and Chris Roberson and Dennis Culver's "villain defeats hero then tries to save the world" comic is as charming and intriguing as ever.

Publisher:
Monkeybrain Comics
Writer:
Chris Roberson, Dennis Culver
Artists:
Dennis Culver
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 5th, 2013

Doc Savage #1

Doc Savage returns to comic book racks in "Doc Savage" #1 from writer Chris Roberson and artist Bilquis Evely.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Chris Roberson
Artists:
Bilquis Evely
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 29th, 2013

Aquaman #25

After an uneven pace for much of "Death of a King," Geoff Johns and Paul Pelletier's "Aquaman" #25 give a solid wrap-up to the story and Johns' time on the title.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Sean Parsons
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 27th, 2013

Sex Criminals #3

The third issue of Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky's "Sex Criminals" continues the wackiness and inventiveness of the first two. It’s still one of the most entertaining stories on the shelves.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Chip Zdarsky
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
November 25th, 2013

Harley Quinn

Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti's script for "Harley Quinn" #0 is slight, but deliberately so; they're letting the art do the heavy lifting, and more importantly it succeeds in this deliberately silly comic.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti
Artists:
Amanda Conner, Becky Cloonan, Tony S. Daniel, Sandu Florea, Stephane Roux, Dan Panosian, Walter Simonson, Jim Lee, Scott Williams, Bruce Timm, Charlie Adlard, Adam Hughes, Art Baltazar, Tradd Moore, Dave Johnson, Jeremy Roberts, Sam Kieth, Darwyn Cooke, C
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 20th, 2013

Star Wars: Dawn of the Jedi - Force War #1

The ancient Je'daii order returns and welcomes new and old readers alike in "Star Wars: Dawn of the Jedi – Force War" #1, as do John Ostrander and Jan Duursema, who again prove that they're the best when it comes to "Star Wars&q

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
John Ostrander
Artists:
Jan Duursema, Dan Parsons
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
November 20th, 2013

Suicide Squad #25

"Suicide Squad" #25 brings O.M.A.C. into the mix as Matt Kindt and Patrick Zircher also address the ramifications of "Forever Evil" in the comic that calls Belle Reve one of its primary sets.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
Patrick Zircher
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 15th, 2013

All-New X-Men #18

With the crossover completed, Brian Michael Bendis and Stuart Immonen's "All-New X-Men" #18 is back to its old routine; high on character interactions, but low on any plot developments.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Stuart Immonen, Wade von Grawbadger
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 14th, 2013

Thought Bubble Anthology #3

"Thought Bubble #3 is an anthology tie-in to the Thought Bubble 2013 Festival, with contributions by Gabriel Ba and Fabio Moon, Brandon Graham, Ming Doyle, Jeffrey Brown and yearly contest winners.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Richard Starkings, Carlos Ezquerra, Cameron Stewart, Brandon Graham, Rufus Dayglo, Dan Berry, Oliver Redding, Lee Barnett, Ming Doyle, Tom Humberstone, Fabio Moon, Gabriel Ba, Ramon Perez, Marc Ellerby, Clark Burscough, Adam Cadwell, Lizz Lunney, Joe List
Artists:
Boo Cook, Carlos Ezquerra, Cameron Stewart, Brandon Graham, Rufus Dayglo, Dan Berry, Oliver Redding, Lee Barnett, Ming Doyle, Tom Humberstone, Fabio Moon, Gabriel Ba, Ramon Perez, Marc Ellerby, Clark Burscough, Adam Cadwell, Lizz Lunney, Joe List, Emily K
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
November 4th, 2013

Damian: Son of Batman #1

When his father is murdered before his own eyes, Damian tears through Gotham's underbelly for revenge in Andy Kubert's "Damian: Son of Batman" #1.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Andy Kubert
Artists:
Andy Kubert
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
November 1st, 2013

Nightwing Annual #1

"Nightwing Annual" #1 falls victim to the "pick the least likely suspect" game of guessing who the bad guy is, but Kyle Higgins, Jason Masters and Daniel Sampere turn out an otherwise pleasant comic.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kyle Higgins
Artists:
Jason Masters, Daniel Sampere, Vicente Cifuentes
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 31st, 2013

My Little Pony Annual #1

Friends are made and lessons are learned, while one "Pony" makes nefarious plans in the "My Little Pony Annual" #1.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Katie Cook, Ted Anderson
Artists:
Andy Price, Tony Fleecs
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
October 31st, 2013

Aquaman #24

Geoff Johns' next-to-last chapter of "Death of a King," as well as his next-to-last issue as writer, unfolds in a grand way in "Aquaman" #24, filled with origins, surprises, and great imagery from Paul Pelletier and Sean Parsons.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Sean Parsons
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
October 24th, 2013

Justice League #24

In "Justice League" #24, Geoff Johns and Ivan Reis reveal the origin of Ultraman and begin to depict just what a very twisted Kryptonian can really do to Earth.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, Oclair Albert
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 24th, 2013

Eternal Warrior #2

"Eternal Warrior" #2 has Greg Pak, Trevor Hairsine and Clayton Crain show how and why Gilad has retired from defending the Earth, even as his family has come back to haunt him.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Greg Pak
Artists:
Trevor Hairsine, Clayton Crain
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 14th, 2013

Astro City #5

Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson bring back the Broken Man in "Astro City" #5, but while this deliberately jumbled story of story fragments and new characters might not be to everyone's taste, it holds up well on a re-read.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Brent Anderson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 9th, 2013

The Auteur: Premature Release Edition #1

Rick Spears, James Callahan and Luigi Anderson deliver an unfiltered, violent, disturbing and nigh-brilliant counterculture look at Hollywood and its eccentricities in Oni Press' "The Auteur #1: Premature Release Edition."

Publisher:
Oni Press
Writer:
Rick Spears
Artists:
James Callahan
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
October 9th, 2013

Infinity: The Hunt #2

In "Infinity: The Hunt" #2 Matt Kindt and Steven Sanders reveal what happened to the Latverian School of Science.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
Steven Sanders
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 7th, 2013

Grindhouse: Doors Open at Midnight #1

Alex de Campi and Chris Peterson deliver the first part of "Bee Vixens from Mars" in "Grindhouse: Doors Open at Midnight" #1.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Alex de Campi
Artists:
Chris Peterson
Reviewer:
James Hunt
October 4th, 2013

Fairy Tale Comics

Some of the greatest and most innovative comics creators come together to re-imagine classic Fairy Tales in traditional and non-traditional ways in Chris Duffy's "Fairy Tale Comics."

Publisher:
First Second
Writer:
Chris Duffy, Bobby London, Emily Carroll, Gilbert Hernandez, Vanessa Davis, Gigi D.G., Ramona Fradon, Jaime Hernandez, Luke Pearson, Brett Helquist, Joseph Lambert, Raina Telgemeier, Charise Mericle Harper, Graham Annable, Jillian Tamaki, Karl Kerschl, Da
Artists:
Bobby London, Emily Carroll, Gilbert Hernandez, Vanessa Davis, Gigi D.G., Chris Duffy, Jaime Hernandez, Luke Pearson, Brett Helquist, Joseph Lambert, Raina Telgemeier, Charise Mericle Harper, Graham Annable, Jillian Tamaki, Karl Kerschl, David Mazzucchell
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
September 30th, 2013

Sex Criminals #1

Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky don't quite deliver on the humorous romance promised for "Sex Criminals," but instead come up with a solid comic with a heavy indie vibe that promises better things to come.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Chip Zdarsky
Reviewer:
Nat Webb
September 27th, 2013
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