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Blue Monday: Thieves Like Us #1

Chynna Clugston's high school dramedy returns, and it's just as sharp and biting as ever.

Publisher:
Oni Press
Writer:
Chynna Clugston
Artists:
Chynna Clugston
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 13th, 2009

Jonah Hex #39

Jonah Hex makes a stand for his local saloon and that stand happens to put him up against prohibitionists and escaped convicts. Take a load off and have a read.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Justin Gray, Jimmy Palmiotti
Artists:
Rafa Garres
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 13th, 2009

Secret Invasion: War of Kings #1

For a "War of Kings" novice, this one-shot sets the stage perfectly for Marvel's latest outer space epic.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Bong Dazo, Rick Magyar, Joe Pimentel
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 13th, 2009

Punisher #1

It’s the grudge match of the century! Frank Castle Vs. The Sentry. Doesn’t look like good odds. By Remender and Opena

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Jerome Opena
Reviewer:
James Hunt
January 12th, 2009

Justice Society of America #22

18 issues later, "Thy Kingdom Come" finally ends, but with a bit more whimper than bang.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Alex Ross
Artists:
Dale Eaglesham, Alex Ross, Nathan Massengill
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 10th, 2009

Hellboy: The Wild Hunt #2

Mignola and Fegredo bring a majestic sadness to "The Wild Hunt."

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola
Artists:
Duncan Fegredo, Guy Davis
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
January 10th, 2009

El Diablo #5

The Freedom Fighters arrive and things take a turn for the even stranger.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jai Nitz
Artists:
Phil Hester, Ande Parks
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
January 10th, 2009

Spider-Man: Fear Itself #1

Spider-Man and the Man-Thing meet up again, as they have before. Except this time, it's not much of a team-up as it is a creepy stalker story.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Stuart Moore
Artists:
Joe Suitor
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 10th, 2009

The Invincible Iron Man #9

Iron Man turns to a more personal story now, as Tony Stark is on the run. Matt Fraction proves his versatility as a writer on this series.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Salvador Larocca
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
January 9th, 2009

Vixen: Return of the Lion #4

Mari Jiwe McCabe continues her adventures in her homeland as Intergang bubbles to the surface. Cameos by some Justice Leaguers and some solid fighting round out this issue

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
G. Willow Wilson
Artists:
Cafu
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 8th, 2009

Anna Mercury #5

The first “Anna Mercury” series ends with a bang as the eponymous hero fights a giant laser cannon. How cool is that?

Publisher:
Avatar Press
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Facundo Percio
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
January 8th, 2009

Wolverine: Switchback #1

The back-up story has a unique look, but the main story definitely deserves your attention.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Joseph Clark, Gregg Hurwitz
Artists:
Das Pastoras, Juan Doe
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
January 8th, 2009

Secret Six #5

With a weird antagonist, a team of unscrupulous villains, detailed art, and a giant pile of bricks, the latest issue of “Secret Six” is a winner.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gail Simone
Artists:
Nicola Scott, Doug Hazlewood, Rodney Ramos
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
January 7th, 2009

Faces of Evil: Solomon Grundy #1

Solomon Grundy, born on Monday. Printed in comic book form and released on Wednesday. This issue follows Grundy after "The Tornado's Path".

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Scott Kolins
Artists:
Scott Kolins
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 7th, 2009

The Boys #26

Another solid and funny issue of “The Boys” with Garth Ennis continuing to poke fun at the X-Men, while also developing the relationship of Hughie and Annie with the aid of fill-in artist John Higgins.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Garth Ennis
Artists:
John Higgins
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
January 7th, 2009

Black Lightning: Year One #1

Van Meter and Hamner reboot Jefferson Pierce as a high school principal with something to prove.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jen Van Meter
Artists:
Cully Hamner
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
January 7th, 2009
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