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Vixen: Return of the Lion #3

Vixen's adventures have garnered the attention of her teammates, who soon find themselves in need of assistance. This title continues to impress, boosted by art that every comic fan should check out.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
G. Willow Wilson
Artists:
Cafu
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 7th, 2008

Hellboy: The Wild Hunt #1

Mike Mignola and Duncan Fegredo's "Hellboy" collaborations continue, and it's even better than "Hellboy: Darkness Calls."

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola
Artists:
Duncan Fegredo
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 7th, 2008

Supergirl: Cosmic Adventures in the 8th Grade #1

Landry Q. Walker and Eric Jones present an all-ages version of Supergirl, one that is actually more entertaining than her original counterpart.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Landry Q. Walker
Artists:
Eric Jones
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 7th, 2008

Moon Knight: Silent Knight #1

Peter Milligan comes in for a Christmas-themed one-shot that's an improvement over the regular "Moon Knight" series.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Peter Milligan
Artists:
Laurence Campbell
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
December 7th, 2008

Haunted Tank #1

This ain't your grandaddy's Haunted Tank.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Frank Marraffino
Artists:
Henry Flint
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
December 7th, 2008

Secret Invasion #8

The crossover finale provides a great new direction for the Marvel Universe, but is a little hazy in how it gets there.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Leinil Francis Yu, Mark Morales
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
December 7th, 2008

Punisher Max X-Mas Special #1

Have a very merry Christmas with Jason Aaron's version of the Punisher.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Roland Boschi
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
December 6th, 2008

X-Infernus #1

Cebulski tells a fast-paced tale as an old favorite returns from the fiery pits.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
C. B. Cebulski
Artists:
Giuseppe Camuncoli, Jesse Delperdang
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
December 6th, 2008

Charlatan Ball #5

Another lackluster issue in this magic-based book that has lots of promise, but little follow-through.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Joe Casey
Artists:
Andy Suriano
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 4th, 2008

Batman #682

Last week, Batman died. This week sees the release of another issue of Batman. How does this post "R.I.P." story hold up?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Lee Garbett, Trevor Scott
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
December 4th, 2008

Criminal Volume 2 #7

The conclusion to “Bad Night” has Jacob Kurtz confront the pair that’s framing him for murder and release his inner monster in the process.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Sean Phillips
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 4th, 2008

Jingle Belle: Santa Claus Vs. Frankenstein

"Jingle Belle: Santa Claus Vs. Frankenstein" addresses the increasing drive of society to go politically correct at the expense of tradition and custom. At least so it would seem.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Paul Dini
Artists:
Stephanie Gladden
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 3rd, 2008

X-Men Noir #1

Van Lente's script isn't the freshest thing in the world, but Calero's overwrought artwork makes this issue completely lifeless.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Dennis Calero
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
December 3rd, 2008

New Avengers #47

Brian Michael Bendis is joined by former “Alias” collaborator Michael Gaydos for an untold story of Luke Cage’s quest to find his father with the help of Jessica Jones.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Billy Tan, Matt Banning, Michael Gaydos
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 3rd, 2008

Secret Invasion #8

With an emphasis on characters over plot movements, Bendis and Yu not only provide a satisfying conclusion to “Secret Invasion,” but also dare readers not to read “Dark Reign.”

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Leinil Francis Yu, Mark Morales
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 3rd, 2008

Marvels: Eye of the Camera #1

Freelance Photographer Phil Sheldon experiences the emergence of superheroes in the Marvel Universe first-hand. By Busiek and Anacleto.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Jay Anacleto
Reviewer:
James Hunt
December 2nd, 2008
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