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Astonishing X-Men #28

The X-Men fight mutants from several alternate universes, all dealing with the fallout of M-Day, and discover just who might be behind their recent troubles.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Simone Bianchi, Andrea Silvestri
Reviewer:
James Hunt
January 27th, 2009

X-Men Legacy #220

Professor X and Gambit head to Australia to find Rogue, and meanwhile a character from “X-Men Legacy”goes on her own search.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Scott Eaton, Andrew Hennessey
Reviewer:
James Hunt
January 27th, 2009

Hellblazer #251

Peter Milligan's first issue of "Hellblazer" starts off slow, but there's potential for what's to come.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Peter Milligan
Artists:
Guiseppi Camuncoli, Stefano Landini
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 27th, 2009

Guardians of the Galaxy #9

Disparate art styles mar an otherwise fine issue of Marvel's cosmic adventure series.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Brad Walker, Carlos Magno, Victor Olazaba, Jack Purcell
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 25th, 2009

Green Lantern #37

Red, Yellow, Green, and Blue Lanterns all collide with Sinestro as the prize, and it's hard to not see the upcoming "The Blackest Night" story on the horizon.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Oclair Albert, Julio Ferreira
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 25th, 2009

Supergirl #37

"New Krypton" is over! Long live New Krypton! The first story to deal with the throng of Kryptonians following the ten-part "New Krypton" arc presents new challenges for Supergirl.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Sterling Gates
Artists:
Jamal Igle, Keith Champagne
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 25th, 2009

Batman: The Strange Deaths of Batman

A mixed bag of Batman "death" reprints from the 1966 to 2001.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gardner Fox, Cary Bates, Bob Haney, David V. Reed, Gerry Conway, John Stanisci, Chuck Dixon
Artists:
Carmine Infantino, Joe Giella, Curt Swan, Jack Abel, Jim Aparo, John Calnan, Tex Blaisdell, Rich Buckler, Frank McLaughlin, Sal Buscema, John Stanisci, Greg Land, Drew Geraci
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
January 24th, 2009

X-Files #3

A new story begins as two murders happen at the same time seemingly committed by a man who was on the other side of the world. Cue spooky music.

Publisher:
Wildstorm
Writer:
Marv Wolfman
Artists:
Brian Denham
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
January 22nd, 2009

Mighty Avengers #21

The new "Mighty Avengers" fits well into the new "Dark Reign" Marvel Universe, with Henry Pym leading a new "Avengers" team worthy of the name.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Slott
Artists:
Khoi Pham, Allen Martinez, Danny Miki
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 22nd, 2009

Dark Avengers #1

Norman Osborn begins to remake the Marvel Universe in his own warped image. By Bendis and Deodato.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Mike Deodato
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
January 22nd, 2009

Faces of Evil: Deathstroke #1

A victim of the "idiot plot," this story doesn't have much to offer besides providing a transition to a new life for Slade.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
David Hine
Artists:
Georges Jeanty, Mark McKenna
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
January 21st, 2009

Punisher: Frank Castle MAX #66

So, you can buy this comic or you can read the solicitation for this comic. They’re pretty much the same thing, except the comic has some lovely art.

Publisher:
Marvel Max
Writer:
Duane Swierczynski
Artists:
Michael Lacombe
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
January 21st, 2009

The Brave and the Bold #21

You know how the cover says there’s a team-up between Green Lantern and Green Arrow? Well, there’s not. Don’t you love covers that lie?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
David Hine
Artists:
Doug Braithwaite, Bill Reinhold
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
January 21st, 2009

Final Crisis: Superman Beyond 3D #2

uperman versus the ultimate embodiment of evil in 3D! Fun, epic and a little silly, this is one hell of a read!

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy, Tom Nguyen, Drew Geraci, Derek Fridolfs
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
January 21st, 2009

Justice League of America #29

Len Wein returns to the JLA after a long absence in a story that's mostly worthwhile for its novelty value.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Len Wein
Artists:
Chris Cross, Rob Stull
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
January 21st, 2009

Thunderbolts #128

Andy Diggle and Roberto de la Torre start assembling their all new Thunderbolts team, plus a guest-appearance by a certain brand-new President of the United States.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Andy Diggle
Artists:
Roberto de la Torre
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 20th, 2009

X-Men: Kingbreaker #2

A dull and pointless outer space adventure from Yost and Weaver.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Yost
Artists:
Dustin Weaver, Jaime Mendoza, Victor Olazaba
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
January 20th, 2009

Uncanny X-Men Annual #2

Matt Fraction's best X-Men comic yet doesn't even feature any of the classic X-Men characters.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Mitch Breitweiser, Daniel Acuna
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
January 19th, 2009

X-Men: Manifest Destiny #5

The final part of the “Manifest Destiny” tie-in miniseries, with a lead story featuring Iceman and Mystique.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Carey, Frank Tieri, Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Michael Ryan, Victor Olazaba Ben Oliver, Sara Pichelli
Reviewer:
James Hunt
January 19th, 2009

War Machine #2

"War Machine" hits high and hard. This issue focuses on Rhodey's dedication to his supporting cast and uses some stunning visuals to get the job done.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak
Artists:
Leonardo Manco
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 19th, 2009

Doctor Doom and the Masters of Evil #1

Contrary to what it says in the title, you'll find no Masters of Evil here, but the Sinister Six make a fine substitute.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Paul Tobin
Artists:
Patrick Scherberger, Jacapo Camagni, Craig Yeung, Terry Pallot, Norman Lee
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
January 19th, 2009
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