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Super Friends #5

Unmistakably aimed at a younger audience in support of a toy line, but delivering a fun story that might just sneak in an educational factoid or to.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Sholly Fisch
Artists:
Stewart McKenny, Phil Moy, Mike DeCarlo
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 31st, 2008

Daredevil #109

Big Ben Donovan is on death row for a crime he didn’t commit. Why can’t Murdock convince him to retract his confession? By Brubaker, Rucka and Lark.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker, Greg Rucka
Artists:
Michael Lark, Stefano Gaudiano
Reviewer:
James Hunt
July 30th, 2008

Superman #678

James Robinson's second issue of "Superman" is stronger than the first, but the consistency and pacing of this story is still akin to molasses.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Renato Guedes, Wilson Magalhaes
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 28th, 2008

Thunderbolts #122

Captain Marvel attacks the Thunderbolts as the team finally get around to tying in with Secret Invasion. Christos Gage writes and Fernando Blanco pencils.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage
Artists:
Fernando Blanco
Reviewer:
James Hunt
July 28th, 2008

Joker's Asylum: Scarecrow #1

The new "Jokery's Asylum" issue gets off to a slow start, but a nice twist and pleasant art makes for an enjoyable read.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Joe Harris
Artists:
Juan Doe
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 28th, 2008

Justice League of America #23

Dwayne McDuffie's "Justice League of America" run finally begins to heat up, even as it runs over familiar territory and Meltzer's dangling plotlines.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dwayne McDuffie
Artists:
Ed Benes
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 24th, 2008

The Apocalipstix Volume 1

A rock and roll band at the end of the world is a high concept that pays off handsomely in this new Oni graphic novel.

Publisher:
Oni Press
Writer:
Ray Fawkes, Cameron Stewart
Artists:
Cameron Stewart
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
July 24th, 2008

Uncanny X-Men #500

For the first time in years, "Uncanny X-Men" feels like it's back in its prime, while still remaining modern.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker, Matt Fraction
Artists:
Greg Land, Terry Dodson, Jay Leisten, Rachel Dodson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 24th, 2008

Ambush Bug: Year None #1

Ambush Bug returns in all his glory, and Keith Giffen's got a whole new status quo in the DC Universe to play with.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen, Robert Loren Fleming, Wonder Chick
Artists:
Keith Giffen, Al Milgrom, Wonder Chick
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 23rd, 2008

Immortal Iron Fist #17

Swierczynski and Foreman begin their "Iron Fist" run with a strong issue.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Duane Swierczynski
Artists:
Travel Foreman, Russ Heath
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
July 22nd, 2008

Uncanny X-Men #500

Matt Fraction joins Ed Brubaker for the best issue of Uncanny X-Men in years.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker, Matt Fraction
Artists:
Greg Land, Terry Dodson, Jay Leisten, Rachel Dodson
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
July 21st, 2008
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