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The Adventures of Blanche

Rick Geary goes the fiction route, but maintains his reputation for superb historical research and the visuals to back them up.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Rick Geary
Artists:
Rick Geary
Reviewer:
Augie De Blieck Jr.
December 30th, 2009

Secret Six #8

"Secret Six" slows down for an issue to show us some characters at work, but mostly play.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gail Simone
Artists:
Carlos Rodriguez, Bit, Amanda Gould
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
April 15th, 2009

Dark Reign: Hawkeye #1

Bullseye is the new Hawkeye with Osborn’s Dark Avengers -- but for how long?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Andy Diggle
Artists:
Tom Raney, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
James Hunt
April 14th, 2009

Marvel Zombies 4 #1

A new Midnight Sons team take on the ridiculous Marvel Zombies.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Kev Walker
Reviewer:
James Hunt
April 14th, 2009

War of Kings: Ascension #1

In "War of Kings: Ascension" #1, Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning don't make it clear exactly who you're supposed to be cheering for.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Wellinton Alves, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 13th, 2009

Booster Gold #19

The cover says it all. This issue features 100% more Booster Gold -- without having to add any pages! Also, this issue features the return of Rip Hunter's chalkboard!

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan Jurgens
Artists:
Dan Jurgens, Norm Rapmund
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 13th, 2009

House of Mystery #12

"House of Mystery" continues to get better every issue, as it offers up answers at a surprising rate, while still generating new questions.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Matthew Sturges
Artists:
Luca Rossi, Grazia Lobaccaro, José Marzan, Stefano Landini
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 13th, 2009

Batman Confidential #28

The finale of a don't-miss three-parter featuring some of the best Batman artwork you'll ever see.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Nunzio DeFillipis, Christina Weir
Artists:
Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Kevin Nowlan
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
April 12th, 2009

Northlanders #16

Things aren't nearly what they seemed in this powerful conclusion to "The Cross + The Hammer"

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Ryan Kelly
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
April 12th, 2009

Hexed #4

This issue is far and away the most personal of the four to date. Lucifer fights for the life of her friend while under the weight of a price on her head.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Michael Alan Nelson
Artists:
Emma Rios
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 10th, 2009

Titans #12

The next Titans-centric event known as "Deathtrap" starts here. Well, maybe it started in several other places, but this is officially Part 1.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Sean McKeever
Artists:
Angel Unzueta, Wayne Faucher
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 10th, 2009

Scalped #27

The focus falls on Special Agent Baylis Earl Nitz this month, featuring art from Francesco Francavilla.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Francesco Francavilla
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
April 10th, 2009

Green Lantern #39

Geoff Johns introduces the Orange Lanterns, and Phillip Tan reinvents himself as an artist.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Phillip Tan, Jonathan Glapion
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
April 10th, 2009

Doktor Sleepless #12

Warren Ellis’s ongoing Avatar series keeps on getting better as a gang war heats up and the good Doktor’s plan takes a surprising turn.

Publisher:
Avatar Press
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Ivan Rodriguez
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
April 9th, 2009

Batman: Battle for the Cowl #2

Tony Daniel continues his story about the void caused by Batman's death, but this mini-series feels like a retread of stories that were more enjoyable the first time around.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tony Daniel
Artists:
Tony Daniel, Sandu Florea
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 9th, 2009

The Warlord #1

Mike Grell dusts off his old creation "The Warlord" for DC Comics, but is there really a demand for this title to come back?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Mike Grell
Artists:
Joe Prado, Walden Wong
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 9th, 2009

Superman: World of New Krypton #2

The introduction to New Krypton continues as Rucka, Robinson, Woods, Anderson, and Wands continue to add new pieces to the legend of Superman and his homeworld.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka, James Robinson
Artists:
Pete Woods
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 8th, 2009

Timestorm 2009/2099 #1

This isn’t the year 2099 you remember, although there are some superficial similarities. Otherwise, both the writing and art fail to reach beyond mediocre levels of barely competent.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Reed
Artists:
Eric Battle, Andrew Hennessy, Vicente Cifuentes
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
April 8th, 2009

Ignition City #1

After nearly three years, “Ignition City” finally debuts as Mary Raven travels to the island where space heroes go to die because her father the space hero has, well, died.

Publisher:
Avatar Press
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Gianluca Pagliarani, Chris Drier
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
April 8th, 2009

Daredevil Noir #1

This Marvel Elseworlds story doesn't amount to much after one issue, but it sure looks great.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Alexander Irvine
Artists:
Tomm Coker
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
April 8th, 2009

Captain Britain and MI:13 #12

"Captain Britain and MI: 13" may be halfway through a storyline, but this issue is as exciting a spot as any to jump on board.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Paul Cornell
Artists:
Leonard Kirk, Jay Leisten
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 7th, 2009

All-New Savage She-Hulk #1

There's a new She-Hulk in town with a mission to find the greatest "Overman" of all, but she has to do so before time runs out.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Peter Vale, Robert Atkins, Nelson Pereira, Terry Pallot
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 7th, 2009

Exiles #1

The Tallus is back and bossing around a team of time-displaced heroes. Oh yeah, Blink is wearing the Tallus again too.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Salva Espin
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 7th, 2009

Wolverine: Weapon X #1

Jason Aaron brings back some Ninties-style superheroics but with his own lethal style.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Ron Garney
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
April 6th, 2009
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