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Justice League #29

The newly reformed Metal Men don't get the exposure that was expected, but Cyborg's tense confrontation with Grid makes "Justice League" #29 by Geoff Johns and Doug Mahnke a worthwhile chapter leading to the conclusion of "Forever

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Keith Champagne, Christian Alamy
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
April 21st, 2014

Aquaman and the Others #1

The King of Atlantis gets a second title leading a team in Dan Jurgens and Lan Medina's "Aquaman and the Others" #1, confidently beginning a simple but entertaining and nicely drawn story that contains just enough surprises.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan Jurgens
Artists:
Lan Medina, Allen Martinez
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
April 3rd, 2014

Forever Evil #6

"Forever Evil" #6 unmasks the hooded figure the Crime Syndicate brought along and pits Batman against Luthor in Geoff Johns' story with David Finch on art.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
David Finch, Richard Friend
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 7th, 2014

Justice League #28

"Justice League" #28 introduces the Metal Men as Geoff Johns and Ivan Reis send Cyborg in search of backup to stem the sinister tsunami in this "Forever Evil" tie-in.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 20th, 2014

Forever Evil #5

Rounding the corner into the final lap, "Forever Evil" #5 affords Geoff Johns and David Finch an opportunity to give readers some fun matchups, like Black Adam and Giganta, Sinestro versus Power Ring.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
David Finch, Richard Friend
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 6th, 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

Justice League #27

In "Justice League" #27, Geoff Johns and Ivan Reis rebuild Cyborg and illustrate why "Doom" is critical in the name of the "Doom Patrol" who are less than lucky against the Crime Syndicate.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, Jesus Merino, Vicente Cifuentes
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 23rd, 2014

Justice League #26

Geoff Johns and Ivan Reis serve up origins of Power Ring, Johnny Quick, Atomica, and Deathstorm in "Justice League" #26, but only one of them is attention-grabbing.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, Eber Ferreira, Rob Hunter, Andy Lanning
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 24th, 2013

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

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

Aquaman Annual #1

John Ostrander, Geraldo Borges, and Netho Diaz team Aquaman back up with the Others in "Aquaman Annual" #1, but unlike Ostrander's last visit to the team, this story feels a bit rushed and truncated.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
John Ostrander
Artists:
Geraldo Borges, Netho Diaz, Ruy Jose, Allen Martinez, JP Mayer, Mariah Benes, Oclair Albert, Julio Ferreira, Jay Leisten
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
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

Aquaman #23.2

The "Forever Evil" breakout at Belle Reve gives Atlantis' one-time king a chance to star in a comic book as Geoff Johns, Tony Bedard and Geraldo Borges give us "Aquaman #23.2: Ocean Master."

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Tony Bedard
Artists:
Geraldo Borges, Ruy Jose
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 26th, 2013

Aquaman #23.1

In "Aquaman #23.1: Black Manta" by Tony Bedard, Geoff Johns and Claude St. Aubin, Black Manta is broken out of Belle Reve and considers his offer from the Crime Syndicate's with characteristic cold and near-silent single-mindedness.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Tony Bedard
Artists:
Claude St. Aubin
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
September 16th, 2013

Justice League #23

"Trinity War" ends and nothing will ever be the same. At least for an issue or three, thanks to Geoff Johns and the art team of Ivan Reis, Joe Prado as the true nature of Pandora's box is revealed.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, Oclair Albert, Eber Ferreira
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 28th, 2013

Aquaman #23

"Aquaman" #23 has Geoff Johns and Paul Pelletier wrap up "Death of a King," but while the conclusion has a fun moment or two (and there's a strong epilogue), this feels a little rushed.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Sean Parsons
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 28th, 2013

Aquaman #22

In "Aquaman" #22 by Geoff Johns and Paul Pelletier, Aquaman sits unsteadily on his reluctantly reclaimed throne as three different groups of characters aim to knock him off it.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Sean Parsons
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
July 29th, 2013

Justice League Dark #22

Poor "Justice League Dark" #22 by Jeff Lemire and Mikel Janin -- still floundering and trying desperately to become the great book it so wants to be -- gets drawn into the latest company crossover.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Mikel Janin
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
July 25th, 2013

Justice League of America #6

"Trinity War" brings Doug Mahnke and his inker groupies to "Justice League of America" #6 with writers Geoff Johns and Jeff Lemire.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy, Keith Champagne, Tom Nguyen
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 21st, 2013

Justice League #22

Ivan Reis and Joe Prado to rejoin Geoff Johns just as "Trinity War" explodes all over the pages of "Justice League" #22.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, Oclair Albert
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 11th, 2013

Aquaman #21

Geoff Johns and Paul Pelletier return to advance the story in "Aquaman" #21, and not everything is going Aquaman's way.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Sean Parsons
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 28th, 2013

Constantine #4

"Constantine" #4 has Ray Fawkes, Jeff Lemire and Fabiano Neves bring Papa Midnite into the DC Universe, but the resulting conflict feels seriously muted and without any of the menace surrounding John Constantine.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Ray Fawkes, Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Fabiano Neves
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 14th, 2013

Justice League #20

"Justice League" #20 by Geoff Johns, Zander Cannon, Gene Ha, Andres Guinaldo and Joe Prado, and Gary Frank features two stories: "Secrets," a prologue to the forthcoming Trinity War, and Chapter 12 of the ongoing "Shazam!" ba

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Gene Ha, Andres Guinaldo, Joe Prado, Zander Cannon, Rob Hunter, Gary Frank
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
May 27th, 2013

Aquaman #20

John Ostrander and Manuel Garcia step in to fill the gap in "Aquaman" #20, and their work with the Others group of characters does things in a way that makes you feel for a split second like this is the regular creative team.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
John Ostrander
Artists:
Manuel Garcia, Sandra Hope, Rob Hunter, Ray McCarthy, Wayne Faucher
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 27th, 2013

Aquaman #19

Geoff Johns and Paul Pelletier continue to celebrate everything there is to celebrate about Aquaman, from his many conflicts to the increasing cast of characters surrounding the current King of Atlantis in "Aquaman" #19.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Sean Parsons
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 3rd, 2013

Justice League #19

Geoff Johns and Ivan Reis break in both the Batcave and two new members in "Justice League" #19, while in the back-up feature Johns and Gary Frank provide the origin of Black Adam.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Gary Frank, Joe Prado, Oclair Albert, Jonathan Glapion
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 17th, 2013

Aquaman #18

In "Aquaman" #18, Geoff Johns and Paul Pelletier begin a new story arc, ominously titled "Death of a King," as Arthur uneasily returns to reign in Atlantis, facing threats from at least three different directions.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Sean Parsons
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
April 1st, 2013

Justice League #18

"Justice League" #18 brings some guests into the Watchtower as Geoff Johns and Jesus Saiz follow Flash's recommendation to have a recruitment drive.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Jesus Saiz, Gary Frank
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 22nd, 2013

Nightwing #18

"Requiem" for a fallen Robin hits the pages of "Nightwing" #18 where Kyle Higgins and Juan José Ryp depict the emotional conundrum the former Robin faces.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kyle Higgins
Artists:
Juan Jose Ryp, Roger Bonet, Juan Albarran
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 21st, 2013

Constantine #1

It would be easy to write off "Constantine" #1 as a poor substitute for "Hellblazer," but Jeff Lemire, Ray Fawkes, and Renato Guedes in many ways are going back to Constantine's roots here.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire, Ray Fawkes
Artists:
Renato Guedes
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 20th, 2013

Aquaman #17

Now that the throne has been fought for and decided, Geoff Johns and Paul Pelletier guide Aquaman through some tough decisions in "Aquaman" #17.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Sean Parsons
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 28th, 2013

Justice League #17

In "Justice League" #17, Geoff Johns, Ivan Reis and Paul Pelletier conclude the "Throne of Atlantis" crossover with strong emotional punches and serious consequences for the Justice League's roster.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Paul Pelletier, Joe Prado, Oclair Albert, Sean Parsons
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
February 22nd, 2013

Aquaman #16

Cyborg's Justice League Reserves lend a much-needed hand in "Aquaman" #16 as Geoff Johns and Paul Pelletier deliver the penultimate chapter of "Throne of Atlantis."

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Sean Parsons
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 4th, 2013

Justice League #16

"Justice League" #16 by Geoff Johns and Ivan Reis continue the "The Throne of Atlantis" crossover as Aquaman tries to avert a war. In the "Shazam!" backup, Black Adam finds Shazam! while Dr. Sivana has his own sinister plans.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, Gary Frank
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
January 28th, 2013

Aquaman #15

"Aquaman" #15 by Geoff Johns and Paul Pelletier continues the "Throne of Atlantis" crossover and shines a spotlight on Aquaman's anguish and loyalties as his past and present, his old family and new allies all converge inevitably

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Art Thibert, Karl Kesel
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
December 28th, 2012

Justice League #15

The "Throne of Atlantis" crossover with "Aquaman" brings more panel time for the Sea King, but it also brings Geoff Johns' "Aquaman" collaborators: Ivan Reis, Joe Prado and Rod Reis to "Justice League" #15 as

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Joe Prado
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 27th, 2012

Nightwing #15

If the upcoming Mayan Apocalypse is getting you down, don't worry: Kyle Higgins and Eddy Barrows's "Nightwing" #15 will make you feel better, because you don't work in a circus being attacked by the Joker.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kyle Higgins
Artists:
Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 20th, 2012

Aquaman #14

"Aquaman" #14 may serve as a prologue to "Throne of Atlantis," but this issue feels like Geoff Johns, Pete Woods, and Pere Perez are throwing the series into high gear once more.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Pete Woods, Pere Perez, Mario Alquiza, Ruy Jose, Sean Parsons, Cam Smith
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 29th, 2012

Aquaman #13

Geoff Johns gives Ivan Reis and Joe Prado plenty of opportunities to produce fantastic visuals throughout the entirety of "Aquaman" #13.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, Julio Ferreira
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 5th, 2012

Suicide Squad #13

"Suicide Squad" picks up where #12 left off in August, and Adam Glass and Cliff Richards wind down Basilisk's attempt to destroy Amanda Waller and the Suicide Squad. Don't mess with the Wall.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Adam Glass
Artists:
Cliff Richards
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 15th, 2012

Earth 2 #5

According to the cover of "Earth 2" #5, Grundy is the death god, but that doesn't stop Alan Scott from punching him square in the jaw.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Nicola Scott, Trevor Scott
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 8th, 2012

Green Lantern #13

In "Green Lantern" #13, suspected terrorist and known Green Lantern Simon Baz is on the run from the law and trying to figure out why he has a Green Lantern ring on his finger and how to get it off.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy, Mark Irwin, Tom Nguyen, Keith Champagne, Marc Deering
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 3rd, 2012

Aquaman

"Aquaman" #0 contains a whole lot of exposition, but no real story as it gives readers the lowdown on Arthur Curry's origin.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Joe Prado
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
September 27th, 2012

Nightwing

"Nightwing" #0 might have been more true to itself if it was titled "Robin" #0 or even "Grayson" #0. Dick Grayson's crime-fighting origin is here, but his decision to become Nightwing is not.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tom DeFalco, Kyle Higgins
Artists:
Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 19th, 2012

Suicide Squad

Adam Glass and Fernando Dagnino use "Suicide Squad" #0 as a platform to showcase how ruthless Amanda Waller can be. We really don't get much more than that out of this issue.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Adam Glass
Artists:
Fernando Dagnino
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 17th, 2012

Earth 2

In "Earth 2" #0, James Robinson and Tomás Giorello delve into the origin of Mr. 8, who narrates his "Hero's Tale" about how he came to turn on his team, like Ozymandias in a more boring costume.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Tomas Giorello
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
September 10th, 2012

Aquaman #12

"Aquaman" #12 by Geoff Johns, Ivan Reis and Joe Prado wraps up "The Others" storyarc as the Atlantean hero moves into his second year in the New 52.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, Oclair Albert, Andy Lanning
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 31st, 2012

Suicide Squad #12

"Suicide Squad" #12 hits the end of its first year with Adam Glass and Fernando Dagnino revealing the Squad's traitor, even as their mission to stop Basilisk in Mexico slides helplessly from bad to worse.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Adam Glass
Artists:
Fernando Dagnino
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 9th, 2012

Earth 2 #4

James Robinson continues to build worlds in "Earth 2" #4 by introducing Grundy and Atom, bringing them on a collision course with Flash, Green Lantern and Hawkgirl.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Nicola Scott, Eduardo Pansica, Trevor Scott, Sean Parsons
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 3rd, 2012
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