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Jack Kirby's The Losers

The Losers themselves are indistinct, but Kirby sure knew how to use them to tell some good stories.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jack Kirby
Artists:
Jack Kirby, D. Bruce Berry, Mike Royer
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
March 23rd, 2009

Guardians of the Galaxy #11

A trip into one of the realms beyond reality finds Drax and Quasar fighting a fight against a most unexpected foe.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Wes Craig
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 16th, 2009

Hexed #3

This is not the issue to jump in with, but if you're silly enough to do so, you'll find a voyeuristic demon, a crash-course in driving, and one confident mystical cat-burglar.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Michael Alan Nelson
Artists:
Emma Rios
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 16th, 2009

X-Men: Noir #4

A strong finale to a series I had written off too early.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Dennis Calero
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
March 16th, 2009

Titans #11

A "day in the life" issue fills the gap from last issue's throwdown with the JLA and the big "Titan"-ic crossover looming next month.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Sean McKeever
Artists:
Howard Porter, Wayne Faucher
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 15th, 2009

Booster Gold #18

Dan Jurgens's first storyline comes to a conclusion and shows promise for more to come.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan Jurgens
Artists:
Dan Jurgens, Norm Rapmund
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 15th, 2009

Saga of the Swamp Thing #21

Over 25 years later, Alan Moore's, Stephen Bissette's, and John Totleben's "The Anatomy Lesson" is still one of the most stunning revamps of an ongoing comic to date.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Alan Moore
Artists:
Stephen Bissette, John Totleben
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 14th, 2009

Green Lantern Corps #34

"Green Lantern Corps" continues to be entertaining and inviting; for a book that's probably perceived as a second-stringer to "Green Lantern," it's doing its best to prove otherwise.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Patrick Gleason, Rebecca Buchman, Christian Alamy
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 14th, 2009

Patricia Briggs' Mercy Thompson: Homecoming #2

Mercy Thompson's four-color floppy adventures continue in this issue. I'm not sure of the intended schedule, but this issue was well worth the four-month wait.

Publisher:
Dabel Brothers Publishing
Writer:
Patricia Briggs, David Lawrence
Artists:
Francis Tsai
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 13th, 2009

Young Avengers: Sidekicks

Sure, "Young Avengers" isn't a new title. You're right, the trade has been out a while, but it's being reviewed here and now. If you've wondered what all the hubbub is about, check this review out.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Alan Heinberg
Artists:
Jim Cheung, John Dell, Mark Morales, Drew Geraci
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 13th, 2009

Action Comics #875

Nightwing and Flamebird take flight, but Rucka is no replacement for Johns.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
Eddy Barrows, Ruy Jose, Julio Ferreira
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
March 12th, 2009

Young Liars #13

Everything you know is wrong! There is no Danny Noonan, there’s only Johnny Jukebox as David Lapham once again tips the board over and starts the game again.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
David Lapham
Artists:
David Lapham
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
March 12th, 2009

Charlatan Ball #6

“Charlatan Ball” #6 is rated F for fun and contains extreme goofiness, mild laughs, and a snot joke.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Joe Casey
Artists:
Andy Suriano
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
March 12th, 2009

Super Human Resources #1

"Super Human Resources" follows the adventures of a completely ordinary, absolutely mundane temp who finds himself assigned to work at "Super Crises International" alongside analogs of virtually every comic character.

Publisher:
Ape Entertainment
Writer:
Ken Marcus
Artists:
Justin Bleep
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 12th, 2009

Special Forces #4

The battle escalates in Kyle Baker's extreme parody of a war comic.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Kyle Baker
Artists:
Kyle Baker
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
March 12th, 2009

Scalped #26

Don’t let the “part 2” label fool you, this issue stands on its own as we witness a key event in Diesel’s childhood.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Davide Furnò
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
March 11th, 2009

Marvel Apes: Speedball #1

No, seriously. It's Speedball. And he's a monkey. Maybe that's why Joe Quesada's least favorite character got his own one shot?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Karl Kesel, Tom Peyer
Artists:
Ramon Bachs, Chad Hardin, Walden Wong
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 11th, 2009

Batman: Battle for the Cowl #1

Gotham has missed her Dark Knight detective and protector, but this issue starts the story to put his replacement into position for the foreseeable future. Who will assume the Mantle of the Bat? The quest begins here.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tony Daniel
Artists:
Tony Daniel, Sandu Florea
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 11th, 2009

Top 10 Season Two #4

"Top 10 Season Two" supposedly hits the end of the mini-series, but this certainly doesn't feel like the end of the "season."

Publisher:
Wildstorm
Writer:
Zander Cannon, Kevin Cannon
Artists:
Gene Ha, Zander Cannon, Kevin Cannon
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 11th, 2009

Invincible Iron Man #11

Tony's on the run, and Fraction and Larroca show the repercussions.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Salvador Larroca
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
March 10th, 2009

Punisher: Frank Castle #68

Swierczynski gives us very little Frank Castle in this issue, and the plot creeps forward.

Publisher:
Marvel Max
Writer:
Duane Swierczynski
Artists:
Michel Lacombe
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
March 10th, 2009

Captain Britain and MI:13 #11

Dracula’s invasion of England officially kicks off and Paul Cornell writes one hell of an issue.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Paul Cornell
Artists:
Leonard Kirk, Jay Leisten, Mike Collins, Robin Riggs
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
March 9th, 2009

X-Men Manifest Destiny: Nightcrawler #1

Nightcrawler heads back home to confront his demons, figuratively and literally.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
James Asmus
Artists:
Jorge Molina, Adrian Syaf, Victor Olazaba, Vicente Cifuentes
Reviewer:
James Hunt
March 9th, 2009

Ghost Rider #33

Jason Aaron and Tony Moore combine to tell a 5 star story of the Spirits of Vengeance and Heaven's mission on earth.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Tony Moore
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
March 9th, 2009

Boody. The Bizarre Comics of Boody Rogers

If you haven't explored the weird world of Boody Rogers, now's your chance.

Publisher:
Fantagraphics
Writer:
Boody Rogers
Artists:
Boody Rogers
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
March 8th, 2009
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