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Treasury of XXth Century Murder: The Lindbergh Child

Rick Geary branches out from the Victorian Era to tell the story of the kidnapping of the Lindbergh Baby, and in doing so does justice to one of the creepier potentially-unsolved murders of the 20th century.

Publisher:
NBM
Writer:
Rick Geary
Artists:
Rick Geary
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 26th, 2008

Secret Invasion: Thor #1

Beta Ray Bill crash lands to earth amidst the Skrull Invasion! By Matt Fraction and Doug Braithwaite.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Doug Braithwaite
Reviewer:
James Hunt
August 19th, 2008

Secret Invasion: X-Men #1

The Skrulls enter San Francisco, only to find the X-Men waiting for them! By Mike Carey and Cary Nord

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Cary Nord
Reviewer:
James Hunt
August 18th, 2008

Young Liars #6

Danny's journey gets stranger and stranger, but what does the weirdness add up to?

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
David Lapham
Artists:
David Lapham
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
August 18th, 2008

Last Defenders #6

Kyle Richmond's new team is reality's greatest hope. Or is it?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Joe Casey
Artists:
Jim Muniz, Cam Smith
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
August 17th, 2008

Booster Gold #11

Chuck Dixon's two-issue story of time-traveling consequences is entertaining, but after last month's issue, couldn't have possibly happened at a worst possible time.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Chuck Dixon
Artists:
Dan Jurgens, Norm Rapmund
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 17th, 2008

Final Crisis: Revelations #1

Greg Rucka returns to his creation Crispus Allen, in what feels like an attempt to better define the role of the Spectre.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
Philip Tan, Jonathan Glapion, Jeff de los Santos, Walden Wong
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 16th, 2008

Action Comics #868

The new Brainiac. Same as the old Brainiac, but beefier.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Gary Frank, Jon Sibal
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
August 15th, 2008

Batman #679

Morrison's "Batman" run is heading into the homestretch, with plenty of weird but fascinating pieces put into position.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Tony Daniel
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
August 15th, 2008

Wonder Woman #23

"Ends of the Earth" wraps up with plenty of fire and brimstone, but not enough heart.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gail Simone
Artists:
Aaron Lopresti, Matt Ryan
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
August 15th, 2008

Astonishing X-Men #26

Warren Ellis gets up to full speed on "Astonishing X-Men" while Simone Bianchi already begins to run out of gas.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Simone Bianchi, Andrea Silvestri
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 14th, 2008

Halo: Uprising #3

"Halo: Uprising" adds a new twist to the Halo universe, with a surprisingly moving and authentic piece of storytelling work. Bendis and Maleev play to their strengths here.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Alex Maleev
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
August 14th, 2008

NYX: No Way Home #1

After a long break, the NYX kids pick up shortly after where they left off, with the new creative team of Marjorie Liu and Kalman Andrasofszky.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Marjorie Liu
Artists:
Kalman Andrasofszky
Reviewer:
James Hunt
August 14th, 2008

Secret Invasion #5

We check in with our second review of this week's big release, "Secret Invasion" #5.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Leinil Francis Yu, Mark Morales
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
August 14th, 2008

Captain Britain and MI: 13 #4

Paul Cornell continues to write one of the best superhero comics on the shelves.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Paul Cornell
Artists:
Leonard Kirk, Jesse Delperdang
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
August 13th, 2008

Secret Invasion #5

This issue wraps up some dangling threads from all four previous issues and offers the reader a promise of things to come. Yes, one of those dangling issues is the revelation of who was or wasn't a Skrull on the starship that crashed in the Savage La

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Leinil Francis Yu, Mark Morales
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 13th, 2008

Firebreather #2

"Firebreather" is the new Peter Parker/Spider-Man, complete with humans, dragons, and teenagers.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Phil Hester
Artists:
Andy Kuhn
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 12th, 2008

Secret Invasion: Inhumans #1

"Heroes" scribe Joe Pokaski makes an impressive Marvel debut.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Joe Pokaski
Artists:
Tom Raney, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
August 12th, 2008
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