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Angel & Faith #1

Angel and Faith, two characters on seriously redemptive paths, team up for this interesting “Buffy The Vampire Slayer” spinoff that is off to a strong start.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage
Artists:
Rebekah Isaacs
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
September 1st, 2011

Ian Churchill's Marineman #6

The first volume of "Marineman" wraps up, leaving Steve Ocean and his supporting cast completely different than the way they were six issues ago. Oh, and there's a dude with an octopus for his head.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Ian Churchill
Artists:
Ian Churchill
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 24th, 2011

Robert E Howard’s Savage Sword #2

An eclectic mix of the best pulp money can buy. Support the dying art of the anthology by buying the best one on the stands.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mark Finn, Marc Andreyko, Joe Casey, Robert E Howard, Roy Thomas, Gerry Conway, Paul Tobin
Artists:
Greg Scott, Robert Atkins, Rebecca Buchman, Pop Mhan, Tim Seeley, Gil Kane, Wellington Alves
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
May 25th, 2011

The Strange Case of Mr. Hyde #1

"Silence of the Lambs" meets "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen."

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Cole Haddon
Artists:
M.S. Corley
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 1st, 2011

Ultimate Comics X #4

“There is no school. There isn’t any of that life left. We’re being hunted now. . . but we’re here to keep you safe. And help others like you.”

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeph Loeb
Artists:
Art Adams, Mark Roslan
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 2nd, 2011

King Conan: The Scarlet Citadel #1

If you like classic Conan art then this issue is going to please you to no end.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Timothy Truman
Artists:
Tomas Giorello
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
February 23rd, 2011

Buffy the Vamipre Slayer Season Eight #40

I always did like Joss Whedon's season epilogues.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Joss Whedon
Artists:
Georges Jeanty, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 19th, 2011

Ian Churchill’s Marineman #2

“The marine environment needs help right now. So I decided to explore more direct methods.”

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Ian Churchill
Artists:
Ian Churchill
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 9th, 2011

Robert E. Howard’s Savage Sword #1

This is possibly better than you want it to be. It’s a melange of awesome brought to you by your childhood but defined to be relevant for the adult you’ve become.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Paul Tobin, Marc Andreyko, Mark Finn, Roy Thomas
Artists:
Wellington Alves, Ben Dewey, Robert Atkins, Barry Windsor-Smith, Tim Bradstreet
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
December 22nd, 2010

Marineman #1

“My name is Steve Ocean. But America knows me better these days as Marineman.”

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Ian Churchill
Artists:
Ian Churchill
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 3rd, 2010

Conan the Cimmerian #25

"Conan the Cimmerian" draws to a close with a muted conclusion.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Timothy Truman
Artists:
Tomas Giorello
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 27th, 2010

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight #37

As "Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight" lurches towards its conclusion, it feels a little uneven.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Joss Whedon, Scott Allie
Artists:
Georges Jeanty, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 6th, 2010

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Riley #1

"Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Riley" doesn't have much of a story, but the high point is watching Riley and Sam interact.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Jane Espenson
Artists:
Karl Moline, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 19th, 2010

Ultimate X #3

"Ultimate X" introduces a brand new character and that ever-present narration finally starts to work.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeph Loeb
Artists:
Arthur Adams, Mark Roslan
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 18th, 2010

Conan the Cimmerian #20

Conan! Killer of kings! Conan! Slayer of men! Conan! Lover of women! Conan! Entertaining comic!

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Timothy Truman
Artists:
Tomás Giorello
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
April 28th, 2010

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight #34

Time-traveling super-sex from the mind of Brad Meltzer.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Brad Meltzer
Artists:
Georges Jeanty, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
April 9th, 2010

Ultimate X #2

If "Ultimate X" would just ditch the narration boxes, this would be a much better comic.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeph Loeb
Artists:
Arthur Adams, Mark Roslan
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 6th, 2010

Dragon Age #1

We race through a saga of life and death in the very first issue, but with a story moving this fast, there's little room for us to care.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Orson Scott Card, Aaron Johnston
Artists:
Mark Robinson, Jason P. Martin
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
March 31st, 2010

Hulk #21

Hulks rise, Hulks fall, Hulks smash. This one is mostly red Hulk.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeph Loeb
Artists:
Ed McGuinness, Mark Farmer
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 17th, 2010

Ultimate Comics New Ultimates #1

The Ultimates regroup in the aftermath of Ultimatum. Sort of.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeph Loeb
Artists:
Frank Cho
Reviewer:
James Hunt
March 6th, 2010

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight #33

Once you get past the reveal of Twilight this issue (spoiled months ago in the press), this issue is a mound of exposition.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Brad Meltzer
Artists:
Georges Jeanty, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 5th, 2010

Conan the Cimmerian #19

Murder, rape, exposition with a lot of strange proper nouns. Yes, it's a Conan comic.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Timothy Truman
Artists:
Tomas Giorello
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
March 4th, 2010

New Avengers #62

Spider-People fight in half the book. Captain America returns in the other half to fight the Living Laser. It's quite entertaining

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Stuart Immonen, Daniel Acuna, Wade Von Grawbadger
Reviewer:
Augie De Blieck Jr.
March 1st, 2010

Marvels: Eye of the Camera #6

As a conclusion to both this mini-series and "Marvels" in general, it was worth the wait.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek, Roger Stern
Artists:
Jay Anacleto
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 21st, 2010

Hulk #20

Now that the pattern is established, this issue is predictable, but at least it's entertaining.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeph Loeb
Artists:
Ed McGuinness, Mark Farmer
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 18th, 2010

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight #32

Brad Meltzer's story arc begins slowly, though with great promise, as Buffy's new powers unfold.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Brad Meltzer
Artists:
Georges Jeanty, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
February 1st, 2010

Hulk #19

A mere fragment of a larger story, but Loeb and McGuinness give us another fun installment of this series.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeph Loeb
Artists:
Ed McGuinness, Mark Farmer
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
January 20th, 2010

The Hulk #18

Who needs nuanced, distinct characters when you can create more big bruisers to pound on one another?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeph Loeb
Artists:
Whilce Portacio, Danny Miki
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 19th, 2009

New Avengers Annual #3

New Avengers Annual" #3 is all right, if you don't mind it not needing to be an Annual or that it spoils another, yet-to-be-published comic. Oops.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Mike Mayhew
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 8th, 2009

FVZA: Federal Vampire and Zombie Agency #1

It's a high concept book trading on some of today's hottest high concepts, but it's a frustratingly slow start.

Publisher:
Radical Comics
Writer:
David Hine
Artists:
Roy Allan Martinez
Reviewer:
Augie De Blieck Jr.
October 30th, 2009

Hulk #15

Ian Churchill's new style is the best his art has looked, but it doesn't quite fit with this book.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeph Loeb
Artists:
Ian Churchill, Mark Farmer
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 5th, 2009

Haunt #1

Fans of McFarlane will like it, the rest of us not so much.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Robert Kirkman
Artists:
Greg Capullo, Ryan Ottley, Todd McFarlane
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 4th, 2009

Hulk #14

Domino of X-Force guest stars as the Red Hulk finds himself targeted by assassins.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeph Loeb
Artists:
Ian Churchill, Mark Farmer
Reviewer:
James Hunt
August 29th, 2009

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? #1

Philip K. Dick’s novel completely unedited in comic book form, serialized over the next two years. It’s quite the gamble, but it works rather well.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Philip K. Dick
Artists:
Tony Parker
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 12th, 2009

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight #26

"Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight" seems to be finding its footing again, but it's easy to feel a little lost.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Jane Espenson
Artists:
Georges Jeanty, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 7th, 2009

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Tales of the Vampires #1

What happens when vampires become the norm and slayers are the ones having to hide? "Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Tales of the Vampires" is set in the middle of the "Season Eight" stories and answers the question from the vampire perspect

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Becky Cloonan
Artists:
Vasilis Lolos
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 7th, 2009

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight #25

Even as "Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season Eight" wraps up a long-term subplot, it's hard to not itch for the series to start gaining momentum again.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Doug Petrie
Artists:
Georges Jeanty, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 11th, 2009

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight #23

"Buffy the Vampire Slayer" picks up a mostly forgotten plot point from a year ago in a story that seems determined to annoy, and succeeds.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Drew Z. Greenberg
Artists:
Georges Jeanty, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 12th, 2009

Conan the Cimmerian #8

"Conan the Cimmerian" starts a new story, but it feels like everything stops just as we're getting warmed up.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Timothy Truman, Robert E. Howard
Artists:
Tomas Giorello
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 1st, 2009

Elephantmen #16

Seemingly a decent jumping on point for new readers, "Elephantmen" #16 caught the attention of one reviewer.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Richard Starkings
Artists:
Chris Burnham
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 1st, 2009

Marvels: Eye of the Camera #3

As "Marvels: Eye of the Camera" moves closer to the present day, the larger point of this return to Phil Sheldon's life is more clear—and more exciting too.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek, Roger Stern
Artists:
Jay Anacleto
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 1st, 2009

Marvels: Eye of the Camera #2

Phil Sheldon's journey through the Marvel Universe continues. However, this issue focuses squarely on Phil as his own universe is in the midst of some serious upheaval.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Jay Anacleto
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 4th, 2009

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight #20

Conceptual problems with the outlook on the Buffy Universe mar this month's entry, featuring a look at the animated series that never made it to air.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Jeph Loeb
Artists:
Georges Jeanty, Andy Owens, Eric Wight, Ethen Beavers, Adam Van Wyk
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
December 27th, 2008

Elephantmen #14

'Elephantman' has a new artistic team that doesn't quite fit in with the old style, but Richard Starkings' tale is still worth a read.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Richard Starkings
Artists:
Ian Churchill, Boo Cook
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
December 15th, 2008

Marvels: Eye of the Camera #1

Freelance Photographer Phil Sheldon experiences the emergence of superheroes in the Marvel Universe first-hand. By Busiek and Anacleto.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Jay Anacleto
Reviewer:
James Hunt
December 2nd, 2008

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight #19

A very delayed release does the conclusion to the latest "Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight"' storyline no favors at all.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Joss Whedon
Artists:
Karl Moline, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 29th, 2008

Captain America: White

Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale finally reunite for another of their "color" mini-series, but their "zero" issue feels like a shakedown cruise gone astray.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeph Loeb
Artists:
Tim Sale
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 11th, 2008

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight #16

Karl Moline and Joss Whedon re-unite for a Season 8 arc that pairs up Buffy with Fray, the vampire-slayer from the future!

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Joss Whedon
Artists:
Karl Moline, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
James Hunt
July 7th, 2008

Ultimates 3 #4

Jeph Loeb and Joe Mad explode across the pages and characters make angry faces.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeph Loeb
Artists:
Joe Madureira
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
June 27th, 2008
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