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Swamp Thing #16

As Scott Snyder and Yanick Paquette's run begins to wind down, "Swamp Thing" continues to make "Rotworld" entertaining as we see the unusual state of Gotham City in the future.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Yanick Paquette
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 10th, 2013

Savage Hawkman #14

"Savage Hawkman" #14 continues struggling to find its bearings following the departure of Rob Liefeld, despite the combined efforts of Frank Tieri, Joe Bennett and Jack Jadson.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Rob Liefeld, Frank Tieri
Artists:
Joe Bennett, Jack Jadson, Art Thibert, Wayne Faucher
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 3rd, 2012

The Fury of Firestorm: The Nuclear Man #14

"The Fury of Firestorm: The Nuclear Man" #14 is two issues into Dan Jurgens' revamp of the title, and it's already a big improvement over what came before. Tying it into the cancelled "Captain Atom" feels a bit risky, though.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan Jurgens
Artists:
Dan Jurgens, Ray McCarthy
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 29th, 2012

Swamp Thing #14

"Rotworld: the Green Kingdom" part two provides a deeper dive into the horrific dystopian future in the pages of "Swamp Thing" #14 courtesy of Scott Snyder and Yanick Paquette.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Yanick Paquette
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 8th, 2012

Ghosts #1

"Ghosts" #1 includes work by Geoff Johns, Amy Reeder, the late Joe Kubert, Paul Pope and Gilbert Hernandez. Despite this lineup, most of the stories are unmemorable, making for a mediocre anthology.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Cecil Castellucci, Mary H. K. Choi, Al Ewing, Gilbert Hernandez, Geoff Johns,Neil Kleid, Joe Kubert, Andy Lanning, Toby Litt, Paul Pope
Artists:
Mark Buckingham, Rufus Dayglo, Gilbert Hernandez, Phil Jimenez, Joe Kubert, John McCrea, Jeff Lemire, Paul Pope, Amy Reeder, Victor Santos
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
November 5th, 2012

The New Deadwardians #8

Dan Abnett and I.N.J. Culbard's excellent "The New Deadwardians" mini-series comes to a solid conclusion with issue #8.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Dan Abnett
Artists:
I.N.J. Culbard
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
November 1st, 2012

Teen Titans #13

Scott Lobdell is joined by Fabian Nicieza and Ale Garza for "Teen Titans" #13, but this secret origin of Wonder Girl fails to ever come together into a compelling story.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Lobdell, Fabian Nicieza
Artists:
Ale Garza
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 26th, 2012

The Fury of Firestorm: The Nuclear Man #13

"The Fury of Firestorm: the Nuclear Man" #13 marks brings a brand new start to the adventures of everyone's favorite nuclear-powered teen courtesy of Dan Jurgens.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan Jurgens
Artists:
Dan Jurgens, Ray McCarthy
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 25th, 2012

National Comics: Madame X #1

"National Comics: Madame X" is the last of the first wave of "National Comics" one-shots, and Rob Williams and Trevor Hairsine deliver a story that nicely mixes magic, horror, and crime procedural.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Rob Williams
Artists:
Trevor Hairsine
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 25th, 2012

Phantom Stranger #1

The Phantom Stranger continues his stroll through the DC Universe, introducing readers to a pair of once highly recognizable characters unimpressively reinterpreted for the relaunched universe.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan DiDio
Artists:
Brent Anderson, Philip Tan
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 15th, 2012

Swamp Thing #13

Following DC's zero month, "Swamp Thing" #13 by Scott Snyder and Yanick Paquette kicks off "Rotworld" with some gorgeous visuals.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Yanick Paquette
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 3rd, 2012

All Star Western

Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray find a new way to explain the origin of gunslinger Jonah Hex in "All Star Western" #0.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray
Artists:
Moritat, Pia Guerra
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 1st, 2012

Savage Hawkman

Rob Liefeld wraps up his run on Hawkman with "Savage Hawkman" #0, telling the story of how Hawkman came to possess the Nth metal in the New 52.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Rob Liefeld, Mark Poulton
Artists:
Joe Bennett, Art Thibert
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 1st, 2012

The Fury of Firestorm: The Nuclear Men

“The Fury of Firestorm: The Nuclear Men” #0 is a sound retelling of the origin but in the end lacks any punch.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Joe Harris
Artists:
Yildiray Cinar, Mario Alquiza
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
September 28th, 2012

DC Universe Presents

With five stories, "DC Universe Presents" #0 should have been fun, but instead it's a reminder why some of these characters already had their titles cancelled.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen, Dan DiDio, James Robinson, Rob Liefeld, Tony Bedard
Artists:
Keith Giffen, Scott Koblish, Tom Denerick, Marat Mychaels, Carlos Rodriguez, Bit, Scott McDaniel
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 20th, 2012

Legion Lost

Timber Wolf gets the solo spotlight to reveal his origin in "Legion Lost" #0. I would have preferred to see one of his teammates take that honor instead.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tom DeFalco
Artists:
Pete Woods
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 17th, 2012

Deathstroke

Rob Liefeld's short run comes to a close with "Deathstroke" #0, with a dry, by-the-numbers retelling of Deathstroke's origin with a little Team 7 action added in for good measure.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Rob Liefeld
Artists:
Rob Liefeld, Adelso Corona, Cory Hamscher, Art Thibert
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 14th, 2012

Superboy

"Superboy" #0 should serve as a jumping on point for a new readers, but while Tom DeFalco and R.B. Silva's issue has great art, the story ultimately sums up everything not so good about "Superboy."

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tom DeFalco
Artists:
R.B. Silva, Rob Lean
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 14th, 2012

Swamp Thing

Scott Snyder and Kano provide an accessible issue for new readers of "Swamp Thing," showcasing the villainous avatar of the Rot, Arcane, with horrific artwork.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Kano
Reviewer:
Andy Liegl
September 10th, 2012

The Phantom Stranger

In "The Phantom Stranger" #0, Dan Didio and Brent Anderson rob the main character of all of his mystery, which feels more than a little counter-productive, even as it provides him with a new goal.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan DiDio
Artists:
Brent Anderson, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 6th, 2012

Justice League International Annual #1

"Justice League International Annual" #1 weaves the JLI team into the DC Universe tighter than they have been to this point, but forgets to make it memorable.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Dan DiDio
Artists:
Jason Fabok
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 31st, 2012

The Fury of Firestorm: The Nuclear Men #12

"The Fury of Firestorm: the Nuclear Men" #12 changes the unstable dynamic between Jason Rusch and Ronnie Raymond forever.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Joe Harris
Artists:
Yildiray Cinar, Daniel Hdr, Marlo Alquiza, Walden Wong
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 25th, 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

Swamp Thing #12

“Swamp Thing” #12 picks up part two of the “Rotworld” crossover with “Animal Man” #12 and puts both Alec Holland and Buddy Baker in the cold, black, fetid heart of the Rot’s Kingdom.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Marco Rudy, Dan Green, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 2nd, 2012

Justice League International #12

It's the end of the road for Booster Gold and the rest of the team in "Justice League International" #12 as the team bids farewell to Rocket Red. Naturally, Batman shows up to complicate things.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan Jurgens
Artists:
Aaron Lopresti, Matt Ryan
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 2nd, 2012

Swamp Thing #11

People will be talking about the last page of "Swamp Thing" #11, but the rest of the issue has a lot to recommend, too.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Marco Rudy
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 15th, 2012

The New Deadwardians #4

Suttle continues his investigation on the outside and pairing up with his driver Bowles is headed into the country and beyond all the gates to ask some questions.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Dan Abnett
Artists:
I.N.J. Culbard
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
June 29th, 2012

Planet of the Apes #15

After ten years of war, the fate of both human and ape rest on Julian, biological son of resistance leader Sully, and adopted son of ape leader, Voice Alaya in "Planet of the Apes" #15

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Daryl Gregory
Artists:
Carlos Magno
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 20th, 2012

Legion Lost #10

"Legion Lost" #10 takes the team back to the 31st century, but since this isn't the final issue of the series, you know it won't last.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tom DeFalco
Artists:
Pete Woods
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 14th, 2012

Swamp Thing #10

Arcane -- Anton Arcane -- returns to challenge Swamp Thing, bringing a full issue of evil scariness with him.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Francesco Francavilla
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 7th, 2012

The New Deadwardians #3

"The New Deadwardians" manages to stick zombies and vampires into a story and make it still feel unique.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Dan Abnett
Artists:
I.N.J. Culbard
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 31st, 2012

The Fury of Firestorm: The Nuclear Men #9

The crossover with "Justice League International" continues in "The Fury of Firestorm" #9 as Yildiray Cinar returns to artistic duties.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Ethan Van Sciver, Joe Harris
Artists:
Yildiray Cinar, Marlo Alquiza, Norm Rapmund
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 25th, 2012

Hawkman #9

Rob Liefeld's unimaginative cover aside, this issue of "Hawkman" tries to find some worthwhile facets of Hawkman to hang interesting stories on.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Rob Liefeld, Mark Poulton
Artists:
Joe Bennett, Art Thibert
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 25th, 2012

Mystery In Space #1

"Mystery in Space" is a truly mixed bag from start to finish.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Duane Swierczyski, Andy Diggle, Ming Doyle, Ann Nocenti, Nnedi Okorafor, Steve Orlando, Robert Rodi, Kevin McCarthy, Michael Allred
Artists:
Ramon Bachs, Davide Gianfelice, Ming Doyle, Fred Harper, Michael Wm. Kaluta, Francesco Trifogli, Sebastian Fiumara, Kyle Baker, Michael Allred
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 14th, 2012

Legion Lost #9

The third installment of "The Culling" throws Harvest at the combined might of the Teen Titans and the time-lost Legion squad.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tom DeFalco
Artists:
Pete Woods
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 11th, 2012

Superboy #9

"The Culling" continues in "Superboy" with little more than a non-interesting fight scene.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Lobdell, Tom DeFalco
Artists:
R.B. Silva, Rob Lean, Iban Coello
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 11th, 2012

Deathstroke #9

Rob Liefeld assumes command of this title, steering Deathstroke into a bold new era.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Rob Liefeld
Artists:
Rob Liefeld, Adelso Corona, Jacob Bear
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 11th, 2012

Swamp Thing #9

It's the Green versus the Rot in "Swamp Thing" #9 as Swamp Thing battles Abby, newly crowned Queen of the Rot, only to have something worse come to the surface.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Marco Rudy, Yanick Paquette
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
May 7th, 2012

Justice League International #9

Guy Gardner and O.M.A.C. pounding the tar out of each other. This is why the DC Universe was relaunched.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan Jurgens
Artists:
Aaron Lopresti, Matt Ryan
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 3rd, 2012

Northlanders #50

Brian Wood's dark crime story set in the Viking Age, "Northlanders," comes to end with this issue.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Daniel Zezelj
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
April 15th, 2012

O.M.A.C. #8

The One-Machine Attack Construct, or O.M.A.C. as the hip kids call him, reaches the end of the road thanks to Maxwell Lord.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan DiDio, Keith Giffen
Artists:
Keith Giffin, Scott Koblish
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 5th, 2012

Swamp Thing #8

"Swamp Thing" #8 continues the conflict between the Green and the Rot with a plethora of decapitations and monstrous bellowing.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Marco Rudy, Yanick Paquette
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
April 4th, 2012

The Fury of Firestorm: The Nuclear Men #7

New co-writer Joe Harris joins Ethan Van Sciver, who delivers a full issue of art to match his story and covers.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Ethan Van Sciver, Joe Harris
Artists:
Ethan Van Sciver
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 29th, 2012

The New Deadwardians #1

Billed as "Vampires versus Zombies in post-Victorian England", this first issue is all that and so much more.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Dan Abnett
Artists:
I.N.J. Culbard
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
March 29th, 2012

Frankenstein, Agent of S.H.A.D.E. #7

The revolt of the Humanids leaves S.H.A.D.E. City vulnerable -- or it would if Frankenstein wasn't around.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Alberto Ponticelli, Walden Wong
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 15th, 2012

Legion Lost #7

"Legion Lost" seems to have found its way.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tom DeFalco
Artists:
Pete Woods
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 15th, 2012

O.M.A.C. #7

O.M.A.C. and Frankenstein get together to discuss the way to best hem the cuffs of their pants. Or maybe they’re just gonna punch each other. A lot.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan DiDio, Keith Giffen
Artists:
Keith Giffin, Scott Koblish
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 12th, 2012

Swamp Thing #7

"Swamp Thing" #7 is filled with last-page reveals and breath-taking art, and yet, there is no true final reveal on the last page.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Yanick Paquette
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 7th, 2012

The Savage Hawkman #6

"Hawkman" has become the poster child for rebooted DC books needing another reboot, and this issue is no exception.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tony Daniel, James Bonny
Artists:
Philip Tan
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 24th, 2012

DC Universe Presents #6

"DC Universe Presents" continues to explore concepts and characters of the New 52 status quo. Up next: Challengers of the Unknown.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan DiDio, Jerry Ordway
Artists:
Jerry Ordway, Ray McCarthy, Andy Lanning, Marlo Alquiza
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 16th, 2012
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