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Ambush Bug: Year None #4

Giffen and Fleming continue to bring the funny.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen, Robert Loren Fleming
Artists:
Keith Giffen, Al Milgrom
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
November 23rd, 2008

Amazing Spider-Man #577

The new "Amazing Spider-Man" has another moment in the sun, with a fresh approach to the art and an entertaining done-in-one story.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Zeb Wells , Joe Kelly
Artists:
Paolo Rivera, Barry Kitson, Mark Farmer
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
November 18th, 2008

Salt Water Taffy Vol. 2: A Climb Up Mt. Barnabas

With the second volume of "Salt Water Taffy," Matthew Loux proves that the fun and excitement of the first installment was not a fluke.

Publisher:
Oni Press
Writer:
Matthew Loux
Artists:
Matthew Loux
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 18th, 2008

Galveston #1

"You know, Lafitte, I think the only think more dangerous than being your enemy is being your friend." Jim Bowie offers that insight in the first issue of "Galveston", a buddy book from BOOM! The danger to the reader is minimal, but th

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Tom Peyer, Mark Rahner, Johanna Stokes
Artists:
Greg Scott, Todd Herman
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 17th, 2008

Wolverine #69

In the future, Wolverine and Hawkeye get attacked by Moloids and a good, old-fashioned bar fight, by Millar and McNiven.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Millar
Artists:
Steve McNiven, Dexter Vines
Reviewer:
James Hunt
November 16th, 2008

Fantastic Four: True Story #4

This whimsical tale comes to its logically whimsical end

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Paul Cornell
Artists:
Horacio Domingues, Rick Burchett
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
November 16th, 2008

Patricia Briggs' Mercy Thompson: Homecoming #1

Mercy Thompson makes the leap from novel to graphic novel -- well comic book, actually -- in this first issue of a four-issue limited series. The art is shiny and the story is fast-paced, offering a very different read from other books out this week.

Publisher:
Dabel Brothers Publishing
Writer:
Patricia Briggs, David Lawrence
Artists:
Francis Tsai
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 15th, 2008

The Stand: Captain Trips #3

"The Stand" might be moving slowly, but it's a great dramatization of what makes Kings' novels so great: the characterization.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
Artists:
Mike Perkins
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
November 15th, 2008

Booster Gold #14

Booster Gold's Starro adventure concludes with ramifications for the future and hope for the direction this series will chase in the coming months.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Pat Oliffe, Jerry Ordway
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 15th, 2008

Eternals Annual #1

Fred Van Lente writes a better story than we've seen in the main title, but the art is a significant step backwards.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Pascal Alixe
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
November 15th, 2008

Gears Of War #2

Liam Sharp's artwork is the draw for this video game tie-in comic, written by Joshua Ortega, who scripted the game's sequel.

Publisher:
Wildstorm
Writer:
Joshua Ortega
Artists:
Liam Sharp
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
November 15th, 2008

Young Liars #9

The answers just raise new questions in David Lapham’s latest unpredictable issue of “Young Liars.”

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
David Lapham
Artists:
David Lapham
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
November 13th, 2008

Batman: Cacophony #1

Kevin Smith brings back his creation Onomatopoeia in a new mini-series, but was anyone besides Smith eager for Onomatopoeia's return?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kevin Smith
Artists:
Walter Flanagan, Sandra Hope
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 12th, 2008

Gravel #6

Warren Ellis’ combat magician finds himself with a problem magical bullets won’t solve: wealth, social class, and a group of acolytes who want him to teach them the way of magic.

Publisher:
Avatar Press
Writer:
Warren Ellis, Mike Wolfer
Artists:
Oscar Jiminez
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
November 12th, 2008

Fables #78

Bill Willingham shows that "Fables" still has life in it after the war, as things proceed to get nasty for our heroes in a very rapid way.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Bill Willingham
Artists:
Mark Buckingham, Peter Gross, Andrew Pepoy
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 12th, 2008

Captain Britain and MI: 13 #7

Deft character work, the expert juggling of multiple plots, and clean, crisp art make this one of the best superhero books out there.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Paul Cornell
Artists:
Leonard Kirk, Michael Bair, Jay Leisten, Craig Yeung
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
November 12th, 2008

JSA Kingdom Come Special: Superman #1

Alex Ross writes, pencils, and INKS a comic book story about the Kingdom Come Superman.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Alex Ross
Artists:
Alex Ross
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
November 12th, 2008

Action Comics #871

"New Krypton" continues to weave a larger tapestry with the threads of Superman's two worlds as Kryptonians and Earthlings mingle a little more, with interesting results.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Pete Woods
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 12th, 2008
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