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Scalped #54

Poetic violence tarnishes the landscape, and as the sun sets you just don’t know how dark night will be.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
R.M. Guera
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
November 26th, 2011

Batman: The Dark Knight #3

"Batman: The Dark Knight" is coming across as a poor man's "Hush."

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Jenkins, David Finch
Artists:
David Finch, Richard Friend
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 23rd, 2011

Catwoman #3

A supporting character introduced two issues ago is brutally murdered. Better bring a tissue.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Judd Winick
Artists:
Guillem March
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
November 20th, 2011

Huntress #2

"Huntress" brings a solid hero-versus-crime- family story to life.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Levitz
Artists:
Marcus To, John Dell
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 10th, 2011

Green Lantern #3

Hal Jordan and Sinestro go to attack the Sinestro Corps. . . or whatever the people with the yellow rings call themselves nowadays.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy, Keith Champagne, Mark Irwin, Tom Nguyen
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 10th, 2011

Scalped #53

Yet another sublime example of why this book is one of the best things to happen to comics as an artform.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
R.M. Guera
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
October 30th, 2011

The Flash #2

It's the little touches in "The Flash" that make this issue stand out.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Francis Manapul, Brian Buccellato
Artists:
Francis Manapul
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 26th, 2011

The Unexpected #1

Another Vertigo anthology with lackluster writing and great art.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dave Gibbons, G. Willow Wilson, Alex Grecian, Joshua Dysart, Jeffrey Rotter, Mat Johnson, Joshua Hale Fialkov, Brian Wood, Selwyn Seyfu Hinds
Artists:
Dave Gibbons, Robbi Rodriguez, Jill Thompson, Farel Dalrymple, Lelio Bonaccorso, David Lapham, Rahsan Ekedal, Emily Carroll, Denys Cowan, Don Hudson
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 17th, 2011

Green Lantern #2

"Green Lantern" feels like it hasn't so much re- launched, as regressed.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy, Keith Champagne
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 12th, 2011

Huntress #1

The Huntress heads to Italy to head off a deadly shipment headed for Gotham. Things don’t go as planned.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Levitz
Artists:
Marcus To, John Dell
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
October 6th, 2011

Batman: The Dark Knight #1

Paul Jenkins gives "Batman: The Dark Knight" a much needed boost, but it's still at the bottom of the heap.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Jenkins, David Finch
Artists:
David Finch, Richard Friend
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 28th, 2011

The Flash #1

Barry Allen pulls on the crimson cowl of the Flash once more in a sharp story and spiffy art by Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Francis Manapul, Brian Buccellato
Artists:
Francis Manapul, Brian Buccellato
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 28th, 2011

Catwoman #1

Sexually suggestive poses are once more the main purpose for the "Catwoman" comic book.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Judd Winick
Artists:
Guillem March
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 21st, 2011

Green Lantern #1

As Sinestro returns to the Green Lantern Corps, it looks like maybe the Sinestro Corps is going to have to consider a name change.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy, Tom Nguyen
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 14th, 2011

Hellblazer #282

"Hellblazer" heads back to prison for a one-off drawn by Simon Bisley.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Peter Milligan
Artists:
Simon Bisley
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 19th, 2011

Scalped #51

The men of “Scalped” are not all going to survive. Some of them know this. The others love it.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
R.M. Guera
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
August 5th, 2011

Brightest Day Aftermath: The Search for Swamp Thing #2

The second issue avoids zero stars on the skill of Renato Arlem’s art. Otherwise, it’s the same pointless ‘search’ as the first issue, except with bad Superman characterization instead of bad Batman characterization.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Vankin
Artists:
Renato Arlem
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 31st, 2011

Hellblazer #281

The conclusion to "Phantom Pains" is just all right in the plot department, but the character notes are what will hold your interest.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Peter Milligan
Artists:
Giuseppe Camuncoli, Stefano Landini
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 21st, 2011

Scalped #50

Both a celebration and reminder of just how great a comic “Scalped” is.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
R.M. Guéra, Igor Kordrey, Tim Truman, Jill Thompson, Jordi Bernet, Denys Cowan, Dean Haspiel, Brendan McCarthy, Steve Dillon
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 4th, 2011

Detective Comics #878

This one has a big shock ending we won't be spoiling for you, but it's the culmination of Scott Snyder's sly work so far on the title. Also: Tiger Shark!

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Jock
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 28th, 2011

Brightest Day Aftermath: The Search for Swamp Thing #1

“Mind you, if it isn’t one crisis, it’s another. I’ve seen it before and, to be honest, it seemed like a bit of a laugh to me.”

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Vankin
Artists:
Marco Castiello, Vincenzo Acunzo
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 22nd, 2011

Flashpoint: Reverse-Flash #1

What at first seems unremarkable may actually have an important plot point for "Flashpoint" buried inside of it.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Kolins
Artists:
Joel Gomez
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 22nd, 2011

Hellblazer #280

"Hellblazer" delights in faking out its audience, and its audience delights in being faked out.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Peter Milligan
Artists:
Gael Bertrand
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 17th, 2011

Scalped #49

It’s a front row seat to a perfect shoot out and the undeniable change of three main characters.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
R.M. Guera
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
June 10th, 2011

Detective Comics #877

Batman escapes from a death trap of one villain and finds clues that lead him into the death trap of another.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Jock
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
May 26th, 2011

Strange Adventures #1

Like so many anthologies, "Strange Adventures" is an wildly uneven book.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Selwyn Hinds, Talia Hershewe, Peter Milligan, Lauren Beukes, Jeff Lemire, Ross Campbell, Kevin Colden, Paul Cornell, Brian Azzarello
Artists:
Denys Cowan, Juan Bobillo, Sylvain Savoia, Inaki Miranda, Jeff Lemire, Ross Campbell, Kevin Colden, Goran Sudzuka, Eduardo Risso, John Floyd
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 25th, 2011

The Flash #12

"The Road to Flashpoint" concludes with... well, not really reaching "Flashpoint."

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Scott Kolins, Francis Manapul
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 11th, 2011

The Flash #11

“Barry, we’re all here because we love you. And we’re all here because we’re you’re family. But you’ve been running so fast, you’ve been missing that.”

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Scott Kolins
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 1st, 2011

Detective Comics #876

After discovering a killer whale in a bank lobby, and a body in that whale, Dick sets out to discover the truth behind the murder, a truth that may dredge up old wounds around the death of his parents.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Jock
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
April 28th, 2011

The Flash #10

Most fans will pick this up for the "Flashpoint" hints and teases, but it's the other half of the issue that is the real winner.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Francis Manapul
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 13th, 2011

Teen Titans #93

“One day we might be the Justice League – but for today, we’re Teen Titans!”

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J. T. Krul
Artists:
Nicola Scott, Doug Hazlewood
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 31st, 2011

Hellblazer #277

Our John Constantine, he's a nasty one.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Peter Milligan
Artists:
Giuseppe Camuncoli, Stefano Landini
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 23rd, 2011

Legion of Super-Villains #1

The Legion of Super-Villains is back, and this time they've got a plan.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Levitz
Artists:
Francis Portela
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 9th, 2011

Giant-Size Atom #1

“People could never understand why Hawkman and I became such great friends. On the surface we couldn’t be more different. He’s brash, loud, and aggressive. A force of nature. I’m more. . . let’s say. . . cerebral.”

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Mahmud Asrar, Allan Goldman, Robson Rocha, John Dell, Andy Owens, Eber Ferreira, J.P. Mayer
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 3rd, 2011

Teen Titans #92

“Wish I could do the same. Still refuse to call him by your name. I don’t care what costume you or him wears. As far as I’m concerned, you’re my Robin. Always will be.”

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J. T. Krul
Artists:
Georges Jeanty, Rob Hunter
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 24th, 2011

The Flash #9

“We were moving faster than the speed of sound so your voice never caught up with me. I couldn’t hear you.”

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Francis Manapul
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 9th, 2011

Red Robin #20

New readers to "Red Robin" should prepare to get hit by the exposition train.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Fabian Nicieza
Artists:
Marcus To, Ray McCarthy
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 9th, 2011

Hellblazer #275

Royal wedding? Bah. The latest "Hellblazer" gives us a far more entertaining 2011 British nuptial to eavesdrop on.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Peter Milligan
Artists:
Guiseppe Camuncoli, Stefano Landini, Shawn Martinbrough
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 20th, 2011

Red Robin #19

Tim is trapped in the Ünternet! Now there’s a sentence I never expected to write.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Fabien Nicieza
Artists:
Marcus To, Ray McCarthy
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
January 16th, 2011

Wonder Girl #1

Introducing a new "Teen Titans" member, "Wonder Girl" is good but not, well, wonderful.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J.T. Krul
Artists:
Adriana Melo, Mariah Benes
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 14th, 2011

Booster Gold #40

“Just once I’d like to go to Sundollar and get one lousy cup of coffee without running into yet another super-nutjob out to rule the world.”

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen, J. M. DeMatteis
Artists:
Pat Olliffe, Chris Perrotta
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 13th, 2011

Justice League: Generation Lost #17

In which Max Lord's plan starts kicking into high gear.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Judd Winick
Artists:
Joe Bennett, Jack Jadson, Ruy Jose
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 12th, 2011

Adventure Comics #522

Please note: none of the cover characters are actually in this comic.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Levitz
Artists:
Geraldo Borges, Marlo Alquiza
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 5th, 2011

The Flash #8

What does a living retcon look like?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Scott Kolins
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 29th, 2010

The Flash #7

Captain Boomerang is still a silly character, no matter how serious Geoff Johns tries to make him.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Scott Kolins
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
December 13th, 2010

Booster Gold #39

"You think our lives are some. . . comic book – where guys in costumes pound the snot out of each other and nobody gets hurt?"

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen, J. M. DeMatteis
Artists:
Chris Batista, Chris Perrotta
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 13th, 2010

Superboy #2

There are some rough edges on "Superboy" right now, but nothing that can't be fixed.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Pier Gallo
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 8th, 2010

Adventure Comics #521

It's not a bad setup, but at the same time it's hard to keep from feeling like remarkably little happens here.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Levitz, Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Geraldo Borges, Marlo Alquiza, Mahmud Asrar, John Dell
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 3rd, 2010

Teen Titans #89

"Teen Titans" is on the road to fun again. How'd that happen?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J.T. Krul
Artists:
Nicola Scott, Doug Hazlewood
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 27th, 2010

Justice League: Generation Lost #14

A sequel (or is that prequel?) to issue #6, as Captain Atom takes another trip into the future where Max Lord succeeded.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Judd Winick
Artists:
Aaron Lopresti, Matt Ryan
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 24th, 2010
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