Review Search: 2008-06-04

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Wolverine: Dangerous Game #1

Yet another "Wolverine" one-shot fails to justify the high price point, this time with a lead by "Gutsville"’s Simon Spurrier and a backup by Rick Remender.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Simon Spurrier, Rick Remender
Artists:
Ben Oliver, Jerome Opena
Reviewer:
James Hunt
June 10th, 2008

Kick-Ass #3

In this wake of last issue’s success, Dave has become a hero, but Millar and Romita go to great lengths to show that the first victory isn’t even remotely the end of it.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Mark Millar
Artists:
John Romita Jr., Tom Palmer
Reviewer:
James Hunt
June 9th, 2008

Manhunter #31

One of DC's best ongoing series returns from hiatus.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Marc Andreyko
Artists:
Michael Gaydos
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
June 8th, 2008

Criminal #3

"Criminal" wraps up the first storyline of its second season, and it's another winner. This month, we get Danica's tragic story.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Sean Phillips
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
June 6th, 2008

Duostar Racers #1

Ashley Wood's new series suffers from First Issue syndrome, but is otherwise an excellent example of his art and design sense.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
T.P. Louise, Ashley Wood
Artists:
Ashley Wood
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
June 6th, 2008

Rann-Thanagar: Holy War #2

The mini-series has potential, but is off to an incredibly slow start that isn't showing off its potential.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jim Starlin
Artists:
Ron Lim, Rob Hunter
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 5th, 2008

Justice Society of America #16

Justice Society's cast continues to expand, Geoff Johns continues to juggle it masterfully, and long time DC readers will find a lot to enjoy in this issue.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Alex Ross
Artists:
Alex Ross, Fernando Pasarin, Rebecca Buchman
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
June 5th, 2008

Angel: Revelations #1

Adam Pollina returns to comics and threatens to show everyone how it’s done, teaming with Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa to retell Angel’s origin story.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
Artists:
Adam Pollina
Reviewer:
James Hunt
June 4th, 2008

Secret Invasion #3

Quick cuts from scene to scene as the Skrull invasion escalates. Heroes die.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Lenil Francis Yu, Mark Morales
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
June 4th, 2008

Trinity #1

"Trinity" is a book filled with great promise and trustworthy creators, but the first issue's structure makes it an unsatisfying opening for the new weekly series.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek, Fabian Nicieza
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Art Thibert, Scott McDaniel, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
June 4th, 2008

Trinity #1

It's a slow start for DC's new weekly series, but the character building sequences alone are worth the price of admission, and holds great potential for the year to come.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek, Fabian Nicieza
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Scott McDaniel, Art Thibert, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 4th, 2008

Invincible Iron Man #2

Tony Stark is the world's best multi-tasker. Plus, M.O.D.O.G.!

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Salvador Larroca
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
June 3rd, 2008

Omega the Unknown #9

A surreal and wonderfully odd look at Marvel superheroics.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Lethem, Karl Rusnak
Artists:
Farel Dalrymple
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
June 3rd, 2008

Ultimate Origins #1

Brian Bendis is joined by artist Butch Guice to expose the wider conspiracy behind the Ultimate Universe’s superhumans.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Bendis
Artists:
Butch Guice
Reviewer:
James Hunt
June 2nd, 2008

Ultimate Origins #1

"Ultimate Origins" is a frustrating teaser for a mini-series, taking a couple of popular characters and providing origins that might not be all that necessary.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Bendis
Artists:
Butch Guice
Reviewer:
Kevin Church
June 2nd, 2008
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