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Short-Tempered Melancholic and Other Stories

This collection of Arina Tanemura's early short stories is fun and frothy, as well as a good reminder that not all stories need to run for hundreds or thousands of pages.

Publisher:
Viz, LLC
Writer:
Arina Tanemura
Artists:
Arina Tanemura
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 28th, 2008

Franklin Richards: Summer Smackdown! #1

Marc Sumerak and Chris Eliopoulos' latest "Franklin Richards" one-shot is so funny, you'll be begging for more.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Eliopoulos, Marc Sumerak
Artists:
Chris Eliopoulos
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 18th, 2008

King-Size Spider-Man Summer Special #1

The opening page says it all, "Warning! The following stories did not really happen! ( . . . unless you just want to read a few fun stories. Then these count.)"

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Paul Tobin, Keith Giffen, Chris Giarrusso
Artists:
Colleen Coover, Rick Burchett, Wil Quintana, Chris Giarrusso
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 17th, 2008

Manhunter #33

"Forgotten" sinks its hooks deeper into the DCU as Kate Spencer continues to live the DC equivalent of Kevin Bacon, touching characters from the DCU as varied as Oracle and Phantom Lady.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Marc Andreyko
Artists:
Michael Gaydos
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 14th, 2008

Cable #6

In the present day, Cyclops wonders whether he made the right decision giving the Messiah Baby to Cable. Presented by Swierczynski, Olivetti and Lacombe.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Duane Swierczynski
Artists:
Ariel Olvietti, Michael Lacombe
Reviewer:
James Hunt
August 13th, 2008

Hawkman Special #1

Hawkman's past, like his mace are shattered in this issue that will almost certainly leave readers wondering what they’ve just encountered and why it has to happen.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jim Starlin
Artists:
Jim Starlin, Al Milgrom
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 11th, 2008

Detective Comics #847

Paul Dini and Dustin Nguyen attempt to make Hush an interesting character, and with some success.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Dini
Artists:
Dustin Nguyen, Derek Fridolfs
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 7th, 2008

The War that Time Forgot #4

Like a game of Heroscape that lasts far too long.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Bruce Jones
Artists:
Al Barrionuevo, Jimmy Palmiotti
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
August 7th, 2008

Invincible Iron Man #4

This is the Iron Man comic that best resembles the excitement and character development of the recent movie. Matt Fraction's script is smooth and character-centered this month.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Salvador Larroca
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
August 6th, 2008

Spider-Man Loves Mary Jane Season 2 #1

If you are looking for an adventure tale featuring Spider-Man, this book is not it. Looking for a story driven by strong characters that plays with a few of the toys in the Spider-Man sandbox and has fun doing it? This title is for you.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Terry Moore
Artists:
Craig Rousseau
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 6th, 2008

Final Crisis #3

"Final Crisis" kicks into high gear, and Morrison and Jones create a new kind of universe-wide crossover event.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
J.G. Jones
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
August 6th, 2008

Final Crisis #3

Things become clearer as heroes are drafted, and evil gains an overwhelming advantage.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
J.G. Jones
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
August 6th, 2008

Patsy Walker: Hellcat #2

How many people expected "Patsy Walker: Hellcat" to be one of the best Marvel comics this summer? Because it absolutely is.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kathryn Immonen
Artists:
David Lafuente
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
August 5th, 2008
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