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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

Green Lantern #42

War is about to break out among the different colors of Lanterns. You'd almost think there was a big crossover storyline just around the bend. Oh, hang on...

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Philip Tan, Eddy Barrows, Jonathan Glapion, Ruy Jose
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 24th, 2009

Superman/Batman #61

In many ways this is a throw-away story in "Superman/Batman," but it's so fun and so gorgeous that you'll find yourself enthralled none the less.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Mike Johnson, Michael Green
Artists:
Francis Manapul
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 22nd, 2009

The Brave and the Bold #24

The Milestone characters begin a run on "The Brave and the Bold" as co-stars. First up is Static, so why not pair him with Black Lightning?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Matt Wayne
Artists:
Howard Porter
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 19th, 2009

Flash: Rebirth #3

Geoff Johns's Flash sci-fi epic feels a bit out of step, but the ambition is impressive

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ethan Van Sciver
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
June 11th, 2009

Justice Society of America #27

Jerry Ordway brings Bob Wiacek with him for an adventure featuring characters Ordway drew once, and others he can only claim as being inspiration for.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jerry Ordway
Artists:
Jerry Ordway, Bob Wiacek
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 28th, 2009

Superman/Batman #60

Yet another universal mash-up occurs in this title, except that's the title of the issue. This one takes the Titans and the Justice League and offers some interesting new characters and concepts.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Michael Green, Mike Johnson
Artists:
Francis Manapul
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 22nd, 2009

The Brave and the Bold #23

Two characters from disparate futures meet up in what should be an epic for the ages. Unfortunately, it has a little After School Special flavor baked into it.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan Jurgens
Artists:
Dan Jurgens, Norm Rapmund
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 21st, 2009

Jonah Hex #43

Palmiotti and Gray continue to deliver the goods to the western frontier. As new reader accessible as any book out there, this is one of the best comics you haven't picked up. Yet.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Justin Gray, Jimmy Palmiotti
Artists:
Paul Gulacy
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 10th, 2009

The Flash: Rebirth #2

"The Flash: Rebirth" is an all right comic, but it feels odd to be calling an issue of "The Flash" a little... slow.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ethan van Sciver
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 6th, 2009

The Mighty #4

This certainly isn't your father's "Superman."

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter Tomasi, Keith Champagne
Artists:
Peter Snejbjerg
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
May 6th, 2009

Green Lantern #40

With the release of "Blackest Night" #0 for Free Comic Book Day, the War of Light is drawing nearer. This issue moves more pieces onto the virtual chessboard.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Philip Tan, Jonathan Glapion, Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 5th, 2009

Justice Society of America #26

Happy birthday, Stargirl! The end of an era happens here and it certainly makes for an enjoyable read.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Dale Eaglesham, Nathan Massengill
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 29th, 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

Action Comics #876

A year of "Action Comics" without Superman is still getting rolling, but so far it's an enjoyable read.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
Eddy Barrows, Sidney Teles, Ruy Jose, Julio Ferreira
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 15th, 2009

Green Lantern #39

Geoff Johns introduces the Orange Lanterns, and Phillip Tan reinvents himself as an artist.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Phillip Tan, Jonathan Glapion
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
April 10th, 2009

The Warlord #1

Mike Grell dusts off his old creation "The Warlord" for DC Comics, but is there really a demand for this title to come back?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Mike Grell
Artists:
Joe Prado, Walden Wong
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 9th, 2009

Justice Society of America #25

A throwdown with the (Black) Adam's Family that looks great but suffers from a weak ending.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Jerry Ordway
Artists:
Jerry Ordway, Bob Wiacek
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
April 5th, 2009

The Flash: Rebirth #1

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ethan Van Sciver
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
April 1st, 2009

Top 10 Season Two Special #1

Daxiong is no replacement for Gene Ha, and Zander Cannon gives us the equivalent of a "She-Hulk" story.

Publisher:
Wildstorm
Writer:
Zander Cannon, Kevin Cannon
Artists:
Daxiong
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
March 27th, 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

Action Comics #875

Nightwing and Flamebird take flight, but Rucka is no replacement for Johns.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
Eddy Barrows, Ruy Jose, Julio Ferreira
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
March 12th, 2009

The Mighty #2

Snejbjerg's art looks great as the story begins to examine the obligations of the superhero.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi, Keith Champagne
Artists:
Peter Snejbjerg
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
March 7th, 2009

Black Adam: The Dark Age

Black Adam has wrecked Bialya and been declared a wanted man. The only thing he wants, however, is another chance at love. Black Adam has wrecked Bialya and been declared a wanted man. The only thing he wants, however, is another chance at love.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy, Norm Rapmund, Rodney Ramos
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 22nd, 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

The Mighty #1

"The Mighty" is yet another "realistic" take on super-heroes, but this first issue is a cut above most.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi, Keith Champagne
Artists:
Peter Snejbjerg
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 6th, 2009

Justice Society of America #23

Geoff Johns's final "Justice Society of America" story returns to Black Adam, with a slightly slow but promising first installment.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Jerry Ordway
Artists:
Jerry Ordway, Bob Wiacek
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 1st, 2009

Green Lantern #37

Red, Yellow, Green, and Blue Lanterns all collide with Sinestro as the prize, and it's hard to not see the upcoming "The Blackest Night" story on the horizon.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Oclair Albert, Julio Ferreira
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 25th, 2009

The Brave and the Bold #21

You know how the cover says there’s a team-up between Green Lantern and Green Arrow? Well, there’s not. Don’t you love covers that lie?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
David Hine
Artists:
Doug Braithwaite, Bill Reinhold
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
January 21st, 2009

Action Comics #873

"New Krypton" comes to a close, with an ending that is actually more interesting in what's to come, rather than what happens.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Pete Woods, Renato Guedes, Wilson Magalhaes
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 14th, 2009

Jonah Hex #39

Jonah Hex makes a stand for his local saloon and that stand happens to put him up against prohibitionists and escaped convicts. Take a load off and have a read.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Justin Gray, Jimmy Palmiotti
Artists:
Rafa Garres
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 13th, 2009

Justice Society of America #22

18 issues later, "Thy Kingdom Come" finally ends, but with a bit more whimper than bang.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Alex Ross
Artists:
Dale Eaglesham, Alex Ross, Nathan Massengill
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 10th, 2009

Green Lantern #36

"Rage of the Red Lanterns" continues as the War of Light is declared upon the universe in an issue jammed with Star Sapphires as well as Red, Blue, and Green Lanterns.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Oclair Albert
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 4th, 2009

Rann-Thanagar Holy War #8

Don’t read this comic book. Instead, go buy some old Jim Starlin cosmic comics, because those were great, and this comic is so very bad. Just awful.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jim Starlin
Artists:
Ron Lim, Rob Hunter
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 27th, 2008

The Spirit #24

With the Christmas Day release of Frank Miller's interpretation of "The Spirit," this seemed like a great time to check in with Will Eisner's most famous creation on the printed page.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Sergio Argones, Mark Evanier
Artists:
Chad Hardin, Wayne Faucher
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 23rd, 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

JSA Kingdom Come Special: Magog #1

Most people would expect the main story in a one-shot special to be the attraction with the backup story the slightly forgettable one, but DC Comics decided to switch things up here.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi, Geoff Johns
Artists:
Fernando Pasarin, Scott Kolins, Mick Gray
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 21st, 2008

JSA Kingdom Come Special: Superman #1

Alex Ross writes, pencils, and INKS a comic book story about the Kingdom Come Superman.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Alex Ross
Artists:
Alex Ross
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
November 12th, 2008

Action Comics #871

"New Krypton" continues to weave a larger tapestry with the threads of Superman's two worlds as Kryptonians and Earthlings mingle a little more, with interesting results.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Pete Woods
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 12th, 2008

Justice Society of America #20

Alternate reality fisticuffs may be boring, but it’s the small character moments and great art that make this issue worth reading.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Alex Ross
Artists:
Dale Eaglesham, Nathan Massengill, Jerry Ordway, Bob Wiacek
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
November 5th, 2008

Final Crisis #4

Final Crisis returns after a hiatus and things don't look so good for the remaining heroes.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
J.G. Jones, Carlos Pacheco, Jesus Marino
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
October 23rd, 2008

Final Crisis #4

"Final Crisis" is hampered by its scheduling, but Grant Morrison's deeply dark storyline is operatic and epic in scope and impact.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
J.G. Jones, Carlos Pacheco, Jesus Merino
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
October 22nd, 2008

Action Comics #870

The Brainiac storyline concludes in this issue, with permanent ramifications to the Last Son of Krypton's life. Not only that, but the next big Superman story starts here.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Gary Frank, Jon Sibal, Bit
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 8th, 2008

Supergirl #34

After nearly three years of trying to figure itself out, "Supergirl" starts anew in this issue, which, for all intents and purposes could have been renumbered with a #1.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Sterling Gates
Artists:
Jamal Igle, Keith Champagne
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 1st, 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

Jonah Hex #35

Another great "Jonah Hex" artist showcase, this time with J. H. Williams III

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Justin Gray, Jimmy Palmiotti
Artists:
J. H. Williams III
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
September 7th, 2008

Action Comics #868

The new Brainiac. Same as the old Brainiac, but beefier.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Gary Frank, Jon Sibal
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
August 15th, 2008

Final Crisis #3

"Final Crisis" kicks into high gear, and Morrison and Jones create a new kind of universe-wide crossover event.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
J.G. Jones
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
August 6th, 2008

Final Crisis #3

Things become clearer as heroes are drafted, and evil gains an overwhelming advantage.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
J.G. Jones
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
August 6th, 2008
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