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Nova #18

"Nova" joins the ranks of Skrull-fighters, and the titular character is not alone, as he's joined by Darkhawk, Quasar, and a few stunning surprise allies.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Wellington Alves, Geraldo Borges, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 9th, 2008

Wolverine Origins #29

Wolverine and Xavier attack the Hellfire Club in search of Logan’s son, Daken.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Daniel Way
Artists:
Mike Deodato
Reviewer:
James Hunt
November 4th, 2008

Ultimate Spider-Man Annual #3

Peter and MJ discuss moving their relationship to the next level -- and Ultimate Mysterio attacks! By Brian Bendis and David LaFuente Garcia.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
David LaFuente Garcia
Reviewer:
James Hunt
November 3rd, 2008

Captain America Theater of War: Operation: Zero Point #1

Aside from having the longest title this year, "Captain America Theater of War: Operation: Zero Point" gives us a Captain America adventure set back during Cap's heyday in World War II.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Charles Knauf, Daniel Knauf
Artists:
Mitch Breitweiser
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 3rd, 2008

Amazing Spider-Man Annual #1

"Amazing Spider-Man" finally tackles the mystery of the new super-hero Jackpot, but the conclusion to the story turns out to be nothing short of underwhelming.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Marc Guggenheim
Artists:
Mike McKone, Andy Lanning
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 3rd, 2008

Joker

Azzarello and Bermejo give us a version of the Joker that's part Heath Ledger and part Michael Mann.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Brian Azzarello
Artists:
Lee Bermejo, Mick Gray
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
November 1st, 2008

Rann-Thanagar Holy War #6

Only the bonus of Jim Starlin’s art makes this issue worth picking up.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jim Starlin
Artists:
Ron Lim, Jim Starlin, Rob Hunter, Al Milgrom
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 31st, 2008

Secret Invasion: Thor #3

"Secret Invasion: Thor" wraps up with the thunder god and his buddy, Beta Ray Bill, kicking Skrulls out of Broxton Oklahoma.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Doug Braithwaite
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 31st, 2008

No Hero #2

Despite moving at a slow pace, "No Hero" #2 provides more back story on the Front Line's world, and creates an uneasy feeling of paranoia throughout.

Publisher:
Avatar Press
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Juan Jose Ryp
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 31st, 2008

Superman #681

Leading out of the events of the "New Krypton" one-shot, this issue brings James Robinson in line with the Geoff Johns aesthetic.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Renato Guedes, Wilson Magalhaes
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
October 31st, 2008

Northlanders #11

"Northlanders" kicks off its third storyline, which runs a little slight on plot but promises a lot of excitement.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Ryan Kelly
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 30th, 2008

Battlefields: The Night Witches #1

"Battlefields: The Night Witches" kicks off Garth Ennis' new line of stories at Dynamite Entertainment. War is hell, and it's all on display here for the reader.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Garth Ennis
Artists:
Russ Braun
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 30th, 2008

The Boys #24

Hughie’s undercover mission turns into a bad version of Animal House, but his discomfort is our pleasure in the latest issue of "The Boys."

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Garth Ennis
Artists:
Darick Robertson
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 30th, 2008

Astonishing X-Men: Ghost Boxes #1

Sixteen excellent pages and a lot of filler for your hard-earned $3.99.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Alan Davis, Adi Granov
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
October 30th, 2008

Hellboy: In the Chapel of Moloch

Mike Mignola returns to drawing "Hellboy" for this one-shot story, and it's everything you'd expect from the comic. (That's a good thing.)

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola
Artists:
Mike Mignola
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 29th, 2008

DC Universe: Decisions #4

Ridiculous contrivances and sloppy art make this decision an easy one: don't bother.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Judd Winick, Bill Willingham
Artists:
Howard Porter, Wayne Faucher
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
October 29th, 2008
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