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Showcase Presents: Legion of Super-Heroes Vol. 2

The Legion slowly shifts from being a group of super-brats into, shockingly, heroes. And even better, it's vastly entertaining no matter which of the two it is.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jerry Siegel, Edmond Hamilton, Otto Binder, Jim Shooter
Artists:
John Forte, Curt Swan, Jim Mooney, George Papp
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 20th, 2008

Ramayan 3392 AD Volume 2

The Hindu epic skillfully reimagined as a sci-fi action comic book in this offering from Virgin Comics.

Publisher:
Virgin Comics
Writer:
Shamik Dasgupta
Artists:
Jeevan Kang
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
May 4th, 2008

X-Factor #30

Peter David proves why he’s one of the industry’s living legends with another great issue of "X-Factor." In the wake of "Messiah Complex," the team are attacked by Arcade and violence ensues!

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Peter David
Artists:
Valentine De Landro, Andrew Henessy
Reviewer:
James Hunt
April 23rd, 2008

The Incredible Hercules #116

Mythologies clash in another good issue of this surprising series.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak, Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Rafa Sandoval, Roger Bonet
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
April 22nd, 2008

DMZ #30

Matty Roth goes to Harlem and tries to find himself.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Riccardo Burchielli
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
April 22nd, 2008

X-Men: Divided We Stand #1

A heavy focus on the cast of "New X-Men" means this “Divided We Stand” tie-in often feels underwhelming, though a mix of genuine established and rising talent saves it from complete mediocrity.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Carey, Matt Fraction, Craig Kyle, Christopher Yost, Skottie Young
Artists:
Brandon Peterson, Jamie McKelvie, Sana Takeda, Skottie Young, David LaFuente
Reviewer:
James Hunt
April 20th, 2008

Captain Marvel #5

Captain Marvel finally recovers his memories as the series turns out to be far more of a Secret Invasion prologue than you might’ve expected. Brian Reed writes, with Lee Weeks pencilling.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Reed
Artists:
Lee Weeks, Jesse Delperdang
Reviewer:
James Hunt
April 19th, 2008

Iron Man: Legacy of Doom #1

Michelinie and Layton return to the character they helped define in a sequel to "Doomquest", one of their most fondly remembered stories, with appropriately old-school artwork by Ron Lim.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
David Michelinie, Bob Layton
Artists:
Ron Lim, Bob Layton
Reviewer:
James Hunt
April 17th, 2008

Amazing Spider-Man #557

While the Mayan god-king may not matter in the long run, Chris Bachalo's astounding artwork certainly does.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Zeb Wells
Artists:
Chris Bachalo, Tim Townsend, Mark Irwin, Wayne Faucher, Jaime Mendoza, Al Vey
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
April 16th, 2008

Superman #675

Kurt Busiek saves the best for last.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Renato Guedes, Jose Wilson Magalhaes, Jorge Correr Jr.
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
April 16th, 2008
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