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DC Comics Bombshells #11

Marguerite Bennett, Mirka Andolfo and Laura Braga's "DC Comics Bombshells" #11 kicks the Battle of Britain into high gear as most of the characters unite to fight against the Tenebrae.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Marguerite Bennett
Artists:
Mirka Andolfo, Laura Braga
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 18th, 2016

Detective Comics #51

In Peter J. Tomasi and Fernando Pasarin's "Detective Comics" #51, the members of Jim Gordon's former Marine unit are being hunted down -- and he's next.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Fernando Pasarin, Matt Ryan
Reviewer:
Karen O'Brien
April 11th, 2016

Detective Comics #50

Peter J. Tomasi and a handful of artists commemorate the history of the title in "Detective Comics" #50, but it's those artists who drive the issue.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Fernando Pasarin, Scot Eaton, Matt Ryan, Wayne Faucher, Scott McDaniel, Dean White, Rafael Albuquerque, Kelley Jones, Cameron Stewart
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
March 10th, 2016

Detective Comics #49

As the second half of "The Bronze Age" continues in "Detective Comics" #49, Peter J. Tomasi and Fernando Pasarin settle into the title as more statue-inspired murders move through Gotham.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Fernando Pasarin, Matt Ryan
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 5th, 2016

Detective Comics #47

The Robins are all locked up, even as Grayson confronts Jim Gordon, but "Detective Comics" #47 comes across like less than a full chapter's worth of story in "Robin War."

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Ray Fawkes
Artists:
Steve Pugh
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 11th, 2015

Detective Comics #45

The Justice League paying a visit to past and present Batman in "Detective Comics" #45, but Peter J. Tomasi and Marcio Takara's story feels like a tired retread.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Marcio Takara
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 9th, 2015

Detective Comics #44

Brian Buccellato bids farewell to Batman in "Detective Comics" #44, but it's Fernando Blanco's art that makes a stronger impression in this story as Batman and Joker fight one another in robotic suits.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Brian Buccellato
Artists:
Fernando Blanco
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 4th, 2015

DC Comics Bombshells #2

"DC Comics Bombshells" #2 allows Marguerite Bennett, Laura Braga, Stephen Mooney and Ted Naifeh to not only revisit characters introduced in the first issue, but to also continue to expand this entertaining world.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Marguerite Bennett
Artists:
Laura Braga, Stephen Mooney, Ted Naifeh
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 4th, 2015

DC Comics Bombshells #1

Batwoman, Supergirl and Wonder Woman get pulled into the World War II war effort in Marguerite Bennett and Marguerite Sauvage's "DC Bombshells" #1.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Marguerite Bennett
Artists:
Marguerite Sauvage
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
August 19th, 2015

Detective Comics #42

Brian Buccellato and Francis Manapul continue to wrap up their time on the series with the help of Fernando Blanco in "Detective Comics" #42, as the focus unfortunately shifts slightly from Bullock to the new Batman.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Brian Buccellato, Francis Manapul
Artists:
Fernando Blanco
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 3rd, 2015

Wonder Woman '77 #1

"Wonder Woman '77" #1 gives readers a fun, groovy adventure featuring the Lynda Carter version of Wonder Woman written by Marc Andreyko and drawn by Drew Johnson.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Marc Andreyko
Artists:
Drew Johnson
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 12th, 2015

Adventures of Superman (Digital) #45

Ron Marz and Doc Shaner wrap up "Only Child" in spectacular fashion in "Adventures of Superman" #45.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Ron Marz
Artists:
Evan "Doc" Shaner
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 5th, 2014

Adventures of Superman (Digital) #43

Ron Marz and Doc Shaner hit the digital-first panels of "Adventures of Superman" #43 and show readers exactly what this series was created to do in a fun, timeless story.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Ron Marz
Artists:
Evan "Doc" Shaner
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 18th, 2014

The Royals: Masters of War #1

Writer Rob Williams and artist Simon Coleby combine the luster of the Royal Family with war comics and super-powered fisticuffs in "The Royals: Masters of War" #1.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Rob Williams
Artists:
Simon Coleby
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 14th, 2014

Adventures of Superman #42

Clark Kent babysits Sugar and Spike, opening up a different kind of adventure in Fabian Nicieza and Phil Hester's "Adventures of Superman" #42.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Fabian Nicieza
Artists:
Phil Hester, Eric Gapstur
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 12th, 2014

Adventures of Superman #9

Christos Gage and Eduardo Francisco explore the relationship between Superman and his polar opposite Bizzaro in "Adventures of Superman" #9.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage
Artists:
Eduardo Francisco
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
February 3rd, 2014

Adventures of Superman (Digital) #40

The Joker comes to Metropolis in "Adventures of Superman" #40, written by Max Landis with art by Jock.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Max Landis
Artists:
Jock
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 29th, 2014

Injustice: Gods Among Us: Year Two #1

"Injustice: Gods Among Us: Year Two" #1 keeps the cast of characters small and tight in Tom Taylor and Bruno Redondo's first offering for this second season of the video game-inspired comic.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tom Taylor
Artists:
Bruno Redondo, Julien Hugonnard-Bert
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 17th, 2014

Adventures of Superman #21

DC's digital-first "Adventures of Superman" is a tremendous magnet for comic book talent, bringing Tim Seeley and Mike Norton in for a tale as Superman encounters Darkseid and imparts wisdom on an orphan.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tim Seeley
Artists:
Mike Norton
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 18th, 2013

The Flash #23.1

In "The Flash #23.1: Grodd," the temperamental gorilla bumps Flash from the title, staking a claim on the Speed Force and making a charge at the population of Central City from Brian Buccellato and Chris Batista.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Brian Buccellato
Artists:
Chris Batista, Tom Nguyen
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 5th, 2013

Adventures of Superman #3

"Adventures of Superman" #3 collects the once-digital adventures of the Man of Steel as told by Matt Kindt and drawn by Stephen Segovia.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
Stephen Segovia
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 2nd, 2013

Adventures of Superman #12

The digital-first release of "Adventures of Superman" #12 shifts the storyteller's perspective to Martha Kent, with fantastic results courtesy of Rob Williams and Chris Weston.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Rob Williams
Artists:
Chris Weston
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 18th, 2013

Batman '66 #1

The premiere issue of "Batman '66" hits the digital comic book stands today and measures up to expectations every single bit thanks to the strong output from Jeff Parker and Jonathan Case.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Jonathan Case
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 3rd, 2013

Adventures of Superman #3

The digital-first release of "Adventures of Superman" #3 comes from writer Justin Jordan and artist Riley Rossmo and features Bizarro.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Justin Jordan
Artists:
Riley Rossmo
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 16th, 2013

Adventures of Superman #1

It's a bird! It's a plane! Nope. It's "Adventures of Superman," the new digital first comic from DC featuring the talents of Jeff Parker and Chris Samnee.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Chris Samnee
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 1st, 2013

JSA Liberty Files: The Whistling Skull #1

B. Clay Moore and Tony Harris finally shepherd their Whistling Skull creation to the printed page with mixed results in "JSA Liberty Files: The Whistling Skull" #1.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
B. Clay Moore
Artists:
Tony Harris
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 21st, 2012

Ame-Comi II: Batgirl #1

Alternate "Ame-Comi" Universe Batgirl Barbara Gordon and Carrie as her sidekick Robin mix things up with a bevy of baddies in Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray and Sanford Greene's "Ame-Comi II: Batgirl."

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Justin Gray, Jimmy Palmiotti
Artists:
Sanford Greene
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
November 16th, 2012

The Flash #13

Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato bring Grodd face-to-face with the Flash and his Rogues in "Gorilla Warfare" to the pages of "The Flash" #13.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Francis Manapul, Brian Buccellato
Artists:
Francis Manapul
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 25th, 2012

DC Universe Presents #13

Marc Andreyko and Robson Rocha re-introduce Black Lightning and Blue Devil in "DC Universe Presents" #13, and the reset to both characters ultimately does some good.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Marc Andreyko
Artists:
Robson Rocha, Oclair Albert
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 19th, 2012

Arrow #1

"Arrow" #1 seeks to provide an introduction to the CW television show of the same name with a disappointing result.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Marc Guggenheim, Andrew Kreisberg
Artists:
Mike Grell
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
October 15th, 2012

The Flash

Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato bring back the "who killed Nora Allen?" storyline in "The Flash" #0, and in doing so give it a little more meat than previously seen.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Francis Manapul, Brian Buccellato
Artists:
Francis Manapul
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 27th, 2012

Grifter

"Grifter" #0 lets Rob Liefeld, Frank Tieri, Scott Clark and Dave Beaty show how Grifter was broken out of the experiment he was dropped into, but more important is Clark's handsome art.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Rob Liefeld, Frank Tieri
Artists:
Scott Clark, Dave Beaty
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 14th, 2012

The Flash Annual #1

"The Flash Annual" #1 comes close to hitting some strong beats but quickly devolves into a superpowered shambles seen too many times before as the Flash fights the Rogues.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Francis Manapul, Brian Buccellato
Artists:
Marcus To, Scott Kolins, Diogenes Neves, Oclair Albert, Marcio Takara, Wes Craig
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
August 30th, 2012

The Flash #12

"The Flash" #12 puts the Flash in a tight spot as he apparently becomes responsible for the death of a supporting character just as the Rogues rise up to cause even more calamity.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Francis Manapul, Brian Buccellato
Artists:
Francis Manapul
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 23rd, 2012

Ame-Comi: Power Girl #1

"Ame-Comi: Power Girl" isn't quite the poster child of everything that could go wrong with this concept, but it does offer some warnings of what should be avoided.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray
Artists:
Mike Bowden
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 31st, 2012

The Flash #10

The Flash faces his old nemesis The Weather Wizard and rescues his damsel in distress, but Barry Allen doesn't get the girl, as our hero continues to struggle with the balance between his public and private lives.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Francis Manapul, Brian Buccellato
Artists:
Marcus To, Ray McCarthy
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
July 2nd, 2012

Ami-Comi: Wonder Woman #1

It doesn't matter if you're equally confused on what "Ame-Comi" is, this is a fun (and inexpensive) Wonder Woman story.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray
Artists:
Amanda Conner
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 30th, 2012

The Flash #9

Grodd's back for the first time in "The Flash" #9! Naturally, that's going to cause some problems for Flash.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Francis Manapul, Brian Buccellato
Artists:
Francis Manapul
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 23rd, 2012

Grifter #9

Rob Liefeld and Frank Tieri take over "Grifter" for a new direction with new characters.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Rob Liefeld, Frank Tieri
Artists:
Scott Clark, Dave Beaty
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
May 14th, 2012

Night Force #1

An average script is boosted by gorgeous art for "Night Force" #1.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Marv Wolfman
Artists:
Tom Mandrake
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 7th, 2012

The Flash #6

The story in "The Flash" #6 is fine, but it's the art that will grab your attention.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Francis Manapul, Brian Buccellato
Artists:
Francis Manapul
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 23rd, 2012

Flash #5

Francis Manapul and Steve Buccellato continue to make this book one of the most visually striking titles on the comic racks.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Francis Manapul, Brian Buccellato
Artists:
Francis Manapul
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 26th, 2012

Nightwing #4

The Haly’s Circus train makes a stop in Miami. After all it is winter in Gotham. Problem is trouble comes down from Gotham. To Miami.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kyle Higgins
Artists:
Trevor McCarthy
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 22nd, 2011

Grifter #4

"Grifter" is losing a little steam, and a pointless encounter with Green Arrow is part of the problem.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Nathan Edmondson
Artists:
Scott Clark, Dave Beaty
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 17th, 2011

Grifter #2

"Grifter" is light on story, but high on pretty action

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Nathan Edmondson
Artists:
CAFU, Jason Gorder
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 13th, 2011

Grifter #1

Putting the grifter back in “Grifter,” con man Cole Cash has 17 minutes, hours, or days (it’s unclear) stolen from him by mysterious creatures.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Nathan Edmondson
Artists:
CAFU, Jason Gorder
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
September 15th, 2011

Flashpoint: Hal Jordan #2

Remove Ben Oliver and a lot of the pep leaves with him.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Adam Schlagman
Artists:
Cliff Richards
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 27th, 2011

Flashpoint: Hal Jordan #1

It's a brisk read, but Ben Oliver's art sure is pretty.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Adam Schlagman
Artists:
Ben Oliver
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 30th, 2011

DC Universe Online Legends #10

“Was fighting your crazy villains more important than saving hundreds of people? So now you pick and choose who and what to save?”

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Marv Wolfman
Artists:
Howard Porter, Livesay
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 19th, 2011

DC Universe Online Legends #1

“And to those who fought alongside Superman and his kind, those I counted as mortal enemies. . . I need you too.”

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Marv Wolfman, Tony Bedard
Artists:
Howard Porter, Adriana Melo, Livesay, Norman Lee
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 3rd, 2011
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