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Aetheric Mechanics

Warren Ellis’s latest Apparat book is one of his best efforts in recent years, with a Holmesian detective living in a futuristic 1907 London and solving “The Case of the Man Who Wasn’t There.”

Publisher:
Avatar Press
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Gianluca Pagliarani, Chris Dreier
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
November 18th, 2008

Dungeon Monstres Vol. 2: The Dark Lord

The "Dungeon" saga unleashes another "Dungeon Monstres" book, which fills in a big plot hole from the overall series, but isn't quite as new-reader friendly as the earlier "Dungeon Monstres" book was.

Publisher:
NBM
Writer:
Joann Sfar, Lewis Trondheim
Artists:
Stephane Blanquet, Andreas
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 9th, 2008

Wolverine: Manifest Destiny #1

Wolverine returns to San Francisco’s Chinatown, and old scores must be settled! By Aaron and Segovia.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Stephen Segovia
Reviewer:
James Hunt
October 29th, 2008

Family Dynamic #3

The premature final issue of this series provides a great read and offers hope for the future of the "Family Dynamic."

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J. Torres
Artists:
Tim Levins, Dan Davis, Lee Townsend
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 27th, 2008

Thor: The Truth of History #1

Alan Davis takes Thor and puts him in an adventure set during the pyramid building days of ancient Egypt. If nothing else, the book looks good.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Alan Davis
Artists:
Alan Davis, Mark Farmer
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 27th, 2008

Trinity #21

While the series has improved in the past month, this issue isn't one of the best.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek, Fabian Nicieza
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Scott McDaniel, Art Thibert, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
October 27th, 2008

Daredevil #112

This is what we've been waiting for from a Brubaker/Lark Daredevil comic.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Michael Lark, Stefano Gaudiano
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
October 26th, 2008

Ghost Rider: Danny Ketch #1

Simon Spurrier fills in the Danny Ketch gaps in a spin-off that's not nearly as good as the main title.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Simon Spurrier
Artists:
Javier Saltares, Tom Palmer
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
October 26th, 2008

Hulk #7

"Hulk" continues to be simultaneously one of the best-drawn and simplest books at Marvel Comics, even with two new pencillers on board.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeph Loeb
Artists:
Arthur Adams, Frank Cho, Walden Wong
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 25th, 2008

DC Universe Halloween Special 2008 #1

Elongated Man and his wife Sue act as ghost detective tour guides through the spookiness that follows fan favorites in this "DC Universe Halloween Special"

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Dan DiDio, Mike Johnson, Eddie Berganza, Mikey Way, Harvey Richards, Brian Reed, Duncan Rouleau, Brad Desnoyer, Mark Verheiden, Eric Wallace
Artists:
Tony Shasteen, Matthew Clark, Trevor Hairsine, Don Ho, Jaime Mendoza, Marlo Alquiza, Norm Rapmund, Kevin Conrad, Mateus, Federico Dallocchio, Darick Robertson, Riccardo Burchielli, Dennis Calero
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 23rd, 2008

Final Crisis: Submit #1

A better description of this issue is "Final Crisis" #3.5, as Grant Morrison finally shows us what happened between the release of the Anti-Life Equation, and our heroes starting to rally back together to fight.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Matthew Clark, Norm Rapmund, Rob Hunter, Don Ho
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 23rd, 2008

Secret Invasion #7

The penultimate issue of Marvel's summer event continues the big-screen action and excitement, while giving fans of the Marvel Universe some great "oo!" and "ahhhh!" moments.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Leinil Francis Yu, Mark Morales
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 23rd, 2008

Final Crisis #4

Final Crisis returns after a hiatus and things don't look so good for the remaining heroes.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
J.G. Jones, Carlos Pacheco, Jesus Marino
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
October 23rd, 2008

Superman: New Krypton Special #1

Superman goes from being the Last Son of Krypton to one of thousands of Kryptonians here on Earth with the restoration of Kandor. Additionally, this issue addresses the repercussions of the finale from the Brainiac story.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, James Robinson, Sterling Gates
Artists:
Gary Frank, Jon Sibal, Renato Guedes, Wilson Magalhaes, Pete Woods Colors
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 22nd, 2008

Final Crisis #4

"Final Crisis" is hampered by its scheduling, but Grant Morrison's deeply dark storyline is operatic and epic in scope and impact.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
J.G. Jones, Carlos Pacheco, Jesus Merino
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
October 22nd, 2008

Cyblade #1

Given a new lease on comic book life, Cyblade checks in as a winner of the "Pilot Season" initiative from Top Cow.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Joshua Hale Fialkov
Artists:
Rick Mays, Sal Regla
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 21st, 2008

X-Factor #36

The art has settled down and the story has kicked into high-gear, making it a good time to give "X-Factor" a shot if you haven't already.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Peter David
Artists:
Larry Stroman, Jon Sibal
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 21st, 2008
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