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Superman: World of New Krypton #3

Superman, no longer super, tries to quell a riot and free some hostages while depowered among thousands of newly-empowered Kryptonians.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson, Greg Rucka
Artists:
Pete Woods
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 14th, 2009

Battle for the Cowl: The Network #1

"Battle for the Cowl: The Network" seems to have a better idea than most on what "Battle for the Cowl" should be like, but the conclusion of this one-shot seems a little too simple.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Fabian Nicieza
Artists:
Don Kramer, J. Calafiore, Mark McKenna
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 13th, 2009

New Mutants #1

The original New Mutants reunite in a new title! And it's not bad at all. . .

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Zeb Wells
Artists:
Diogene Neves, Cam Smith, Ed Tadeo
Reviewer:
James Hunt
May 13th, 2009

Strange Adventures #3

So, is Synnar the Weird or is the Weird Synnar? And what happened to the Lady Styx growing out of a woman’s head last issue?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jim Starlin
Artists:
Manuel Garcia, Al Milgrom, Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
May 13th, 2009

Astro City: The Dark Age: Book Three #1

As "Astro City: The Dark Age" returns, Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson gently bring the reader back up to speed before all hell breaks loose.

Publisher:
Wildstorm
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Brent Anderson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 12th, 2009

War of Kings #3

The tide appears set to turn in this issue, as the Inhumans and Kree realize the sheer numbers stacked against them. Complicating matters further is the revelation of a turncoat, casting lots with a most unexpected ally.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Rick Magyar
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 12th, 2009

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight #25

Even as "Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season Eight" wraps up a long-term subplot, it's hard to not itch for the series to start gaining momentum again.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Doug Petrie
Artists:
Georges Jeanty, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 11th, 2009

Bang! Tango #4

So very bad that this blurb won’t begin to describe how awful this comic is.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Joe Kelly
Artists:
Adrian Sibar, Rodney Ramos
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
May 10th, 2009

Jonah Hex #43

Palmiotti and Gray continue to deliver the goods to the western frontier. As new reader accessible as any book out there, this is one of the best comics you haven't picked up. Yet.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Justin Gray, Jimmy Palmiotti
Artists:
Paul Gulacy
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 10th, 2009

Power Girl #1

For the first time ever, on any Earth, Power Girl gets her own ongoing series. This is the perfect jumping on point for any reader and should have been alongside "Blackest Night" on Free Comic Book Day.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Justin Gray, Jimmy Palmiotti
Artists:
Amanda Conner
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 10th, 2009

Cerebus Archive #1

Early Dave Sim beaver cartoons and a story about a hunter. Yeah, this book may not be for everyone.

Publisher:
Aardvark-Vanaheim
Writer:
Dave Sim
Artists:
Dave Sim
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
May 7th, 2009

Fin Fang Four Return #1

Fin Fang Foom and some other mega monsters of yesteryear find themselves dealing with some rather unfortunate circumstances, just for the amusement of the reader. Oh, and Wolverine only appears once.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Roger Langridge, Scott Gray
Artists:
Roger Langridge
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 7th, 2009

Amazing Spider-Man #593

Spider-Man works overtime to convince New Yorkers that he’s not a threat while trying to get the image of Aunt May in bed with J. Jonah Jameson, Sr. out of his head.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Waid
Artists:
Mike McKone, Andy Lanning, Karl Kesel
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
May 6th, 2009

The Flash: Rebirth #2

"The Flash: Rebirth" is an all right comic, but it feels odd to be calling an issue of "The Flash" a little... slow.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ethan van Sciver
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 6th, 2009

Final Crisis Aftermath: Run! #1

The Human Flame is on the move, and he isn't afraid to burn bridges along the way.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Matthew Sturges
Artists:
Freddie Williams II
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
May 6th, 2009

The Mighty #4

This certainly isn't your father's "Superman."

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter Tomasi, Keith Champagne
Artists:
Peter Snejbjerg
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
May 6th, 2009

Exiles #2

The best incarnation of "Exiles" yet brings the wit of Jeff Parker to the dimension-hopping team.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Salva Espin
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
May 5th, 2009

Destroyer #2

The best under-the-radar series of the spring, featuring a Kirkman/Walker reunion.

Publisher:
Marvel Max
Writer:
Robert Kirkman
Artists:
Cory Walker
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
May 5th, 2009

Irredeemable #2

Mark Waid puts a nice twist on the classic Superman/Lois Lane/Clark Kent love triangle in this issue as we find out about the Plutonian’s girlfriend, Alana Patel.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Mark Waid
Artists:
Peter Krause
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
May 4th, 2009
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