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Conan the Cimmerian #8

"Conan the Cimmerian" starts a new story, but it feels like everything stops just as we're getting warmed up.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Timothy Truman, Robert E. Howard
Artists:
Tomas Giorello
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 1st, 2009

She-Hulk #38

She-Hulk's title makes another curtain call, bringing her total cancelled titles somewhere into "Aquaman"-like numbers.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Peter David
Artists:
Steve Scott, Vicente Cifuentes
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 1st, 2009

Elephantmen #16

Seemingly a decent jumping on point for new readers, "Elephantmen" #16 caught the attention of one reviewer.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Richard Starkings
Artists:
Chris Burnham
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 1st, 2009

Grim Furry Tales: Seeds

If you like the Brothers Grimm and Neil Gaiman, this imaginative collection of stories may be for you, if you’ll forgive the uneven writing and art.

Publisher:
Grim Crew
Writer:
Martin Brandt II
Artists:
Martin Brandt II, Jason Stephens, Eric Boswell, Chase Bowman, Matinho Duarte Abreu, Bob Smeets, Roberto Macedo Alves, Carl Jeffers, Paul Petyo, Timothy Kepple, Amanda Faye, Matthew Pinchback, Kit White, Candy Hart
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
February 28th, 2009

Reign in Hell #8

The "Reign in Hell" is over for more than one contestant. Parting contestants receive a lifetime supply of brimstone and agony.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen
Artists:
Tom Derenick, Bill Sienkiewicz
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 27th, 2009

Mouse Guard: Winter 1152 #5

Some of the Guardmice return to Lockhaven and some don't. After all, something has to be left for the final issue of this series, right?

Publisher:
Archaia
Writer:
David Petersen
Artists:
David Petersen
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 27th, 2009

Jack of Fables #31

"Jack of Fables" has all the right elements and ideas, but there's still something that just isn't clicking.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Bill Willingham, Matthew Sturges
Artists:
Tony Akins, Jose Marzan Jr.
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 27th, 2009

Savage Dragon #145

While many of the titles that helped launch the Image fleet have rebooted or simply faded away, "Savage Dragon" marches forward. This issue is a great jumping on point.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Erik Larsen
Artists:
Erik Larsen
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 26th, 2009

Teen Titans #68

"Teen Titans" seems to ignore the past two issues in order to provide a curiously upbeat story... set in Hell.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Sean McKeever
Artists:
Eddy Barrows, Ruy Jose, Ed Benes, Rob Hunter
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 26th, 2009

War Machine #3

Ares sure does show up in a lot of comics these days, doesn’t he? Well, his appearance here is very good. Shame the rest of the issue isn’t.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak
Artists:
Leonardo Manco
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
February 26th, 2009

Superman #685

If the latest issue of "Superman" is supposed to make readers excited about "Superman: World of New Krypton," it has a curiously flat way of going about it.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Javier Pina, Pablo Raimondi
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 26th, 2009

Thunderbolts #129

On this week’s episode of “Normie’s Thunderbolts”: When America gets a new president, Normie and the Thunderbolts gang cook up a zany scheme to get in his good books, while Songbird learns a valuable lesson from a homeless man! Friday 8:30 Eastern

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Andy Diggle
Artists:
Roberto de la Torre, Carlos Magno, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
February 26th, 2009

Blue Beetle #36

This is it. "Blue Beetle" ends here. Grab this issue and hope against marketing idiocy for more Beetle elsewhere.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Matthew Sturges
Artists:
Carlo Barberi, Jacob Eguren
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 25th, 2009

Youngblood #8

Another Obama cover has Rob Liefeld return to “Youngblood” and the strongest Casey/Donovan issue yet, though it seems to be their last.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Joe Casey, Rob Liefeld
Artists:
Derec Donovan, Rob Liefeld
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
February 25th, 2009

Mighty Avengers #22

A newly assembled Avengers team come into conflict with Mordred – and themselves! By Slott and Pham.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Slott
Artists:
Khoi Pham, Allen Martinez, Danny Miki
Reviewer:
James Hunt
February 25th, 2009

New Avengers #50

Guest artists galore! The New Avengers hate the Dark Avengers! Continuity error! Pop culture references! Extra pages! Read the review!

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Billy Tan, Matt Banning, Bryan Hitch, David Aja, Michael Gaydos, David López, Álvaro López, Alex Maleev, Steve McNiven, Dexer Vines, Leinil Francis Yu, Mark Morales, Steve Epting, Greg Horn
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
February 25th, 2009

Unknown Soldier #5

Dysart and Ponticelli prepare us for the first big climax, and we start to see some connections to the past.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Joshua Dysart
Artists:
Alberto Ponticelli
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
February 25th, 2009

Captain America #47

The Winter Soldier returns to action in an action comic that's surprisingly introspective.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Butch Guice
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
February 25th, 2009

Mister X: Condemned #3

Solid "Architecture Noir" by the design-conscious Dean Motter.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Dean Motter
Artists:
Dean Motter
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
February 25th, 2009

Hulk #10

A contest of champions plucked from the time stream with beautiful art by Ed McGuinness.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeph Loeb
Artists:
Ed McGuinness, Dexter Vines
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
February 24th, 2009
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