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Hellboy: Darkness Calls

The latest "Hellboy" collection from Mignola and Fegredo continues the evolution of the character, and Mignola's interest in folklore.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola
Artists:
Duncan Fegredo, Mike Mignola
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
June 26th, 2008

Captain Britain and MI-13 #2

Captain Britain is dead, and the rest of MI-13 have to pick up the pieces in the midst of a Skrull invasion.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Paul Cornell
Artists:
Leonard Kirk, Jesse Delperdang
Reviewer:
James Hunt
June 18th, 2008

Tiny Titans #5

"Tiny Titans" is the kind of comic the world needs more of. It's reverential without being slavish. It's cute and all-ages appropriate. And it's very cute.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Art Baltazar, Franco
Artists:
Art Baltazar
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
June 18th, 2008

Red Mass for Mars #1

Jonathan Hickman's text-heavy, concept-heavy superhero comic is worth a look.

Publisher:
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Ryan Bodenheim
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
June 17th, 2008

Action Comics #866

A new "Action Comics" storyline makes a great starting point for a great title.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Gary Frank, Jon Sibal
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 17th, 2008

Secret Invasion: Who Do You Trust? #1

A Skrull-themed anthology title plugs continuity holes and picks up dangling threads, but does it offer anything to people who aren’t "Secret Invasion" completists?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Reed, Mike Carey, Zeb Wells, Christos N. Gage, Jeff Parker
Artists:
Lee Weeks, Timothy Green III, Mike Perkins, Raul Trevino, Steve Kurth, Drew Hennessey, Leonard Kirk, Karl Kesel
Reviewer:
James Hunt
June 17th, 2008

The Amazing Spider-Man #562

Mice McKone makes his "Amazing" debut, as the series' new direction comes together to create classic Spider-Man stories.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Bob Gale
Artists:
Mike McKone, Andy Lanning
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
June 16th, 2008

Clandestine #5

The finale of this family-centric mini-series feels like three issues packed into one.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Alan Davis
Artists:
Alan Davis, Mark Farmer
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
June 13th, 2008

Green Lantern Corps #25

It's the middle of a major storyline, but an enjoyable one. Everyone gets a little screen time. The story is quickly understood. And the art is a fine new pairing.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Patrick Gleason, Drew Geraci
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 13th, 2008

Trinity #2

The hesitations in reaction to the first issue are erased with the second, as things come together and characters become interesting.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek, Fabian Nicieza
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Art Thibert, Tom Derenick, Wayne Faucher
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
June 12th, 2008

Madman Atomic Comics #9

Leave it to Mike Allred to turn a series of double-page spreads into a fight sequence with metaphysical overtones.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Michael Allred
Artists:
Michael Allred
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
June 12th, 2008

Skaar: Son Of Hulk #1

"Skaar" drops you right into the middle of a story. but Greg Pak plays in his sandbox well. Ron Garney's pencils-only art needs some strength.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak
Artists:
Ron Garney
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
June 12th, 2008

Hulk: Raging Thunder #1

A great value for the money, this comic gives you a classic "Hulk" tale next to a new tale from Jeff Parker and Mitch Breitweiser.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker, Gerry Conway, Roy Thomas
Artists:
Mitch Breitweiser, Ramona Fradon, Joe Sinnott
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 10th, 2008

Eternals #1

Beautiful Acuna art, but the story's not quite there yet. It's still setting itself up, even after the Neil Gaiman mini-series.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Charles Knauf, Daniel Knauf
Artists:
Daniel Acuna
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
June 10th, 2008

Skyscrapers of the Midwest

The hardcover collection of Josh Cotter's sweetly deranged ode to childhood.

Publisher:
AdHouse Books
Writer:
Joshua W. Cotter
Artists:
Joshua W. Cotter
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
June 8th, 2008
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