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Incognito #5

"Incognito" nears its conclusion, but it's no less enthralling; if anything, it's even more so, now.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Sean Phillips
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 21st, 2009

Action Comics #879

Captain Atom joins the ranks of the second features in this issue featuring another installment about the Kryptonian sleeper agents.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka, James Robinson
Artists:
Diego Olmos, Bit, Cafu
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 19th, 2009

Titans #15

The "S" doesn't belong on the cover of this issue of "Titans," featuring a re-introduction of Tempest, the hero formerly known as Aqualad.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J. T. Krul
Artists:
Jose Luis, J. P. Mayer
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 19th, 2009

Scalped #30

"The Gnawing" begins, and things fall apart in another excellent installment of Vertigo's best ongoing series.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
R. M. Guera
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
July 17th, 2009

Final Crisis Aftermath: Escape #3

The inmates move to escape, but their captors introduce a new device: the wheel. What will spinning it result in?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Ivan Brandon
Artists:
Marco Rudy, Mick Gray, Jack Purcell, JP Mayer
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 16th, 2009

Blackest Night #1

Is this comic excessive?Yes. But the excesses are epic and this creative team makes them worth reading about.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Oclair Albert
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
July 16th, 2009

X-Factor #46

Doom offers help to Layla and Madrox, while Darwin fights a mind-controlled Monet

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Peter David
Artists:
Marco Santucci, Pat Davidson
Reviewer:
James Hunt
July 15th, 2009

Mighty Avengers #27

"Oh my God. He Alpha Flighted 'em." That's right, true believer; some folks get Alpha Flighted in this very issue. Who? Well, that would be spoiling.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Slott, Christos N. Gage
Artists:
Khoi Pham, Allen Martinez
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 15th, 2009

Blackest Night #1

n a week besieged with undead and creepiness, DC offers up their event of the summer. This review is relatively spoiler-free.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Oclair Albert
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 15th, 2009

Blackest Night: Tales of the Corps #1

"Blackest Night: Tales of the Corps" tackles two familiar Lanterns and one new addition, but these origin stories don't quite spark enough interest.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Jerry Ordway, Chris Samnee, Rags Morales
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 15th, 2009

Lockjaw and the Pet Avengers #3

Delightful fun for young readers and fans of all things Marvel.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Eliopoulos
Artists:
Ig Guara
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
July 15th, 2009

New Mutants #3

Zeb Wells definitely seems to understand the old "New Mutants" title, but the question still remains on if this can be more than a nostalgia trip.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Zeb Wells
Artists:
Diogenes Neves, Cam Smith, Norman Lee
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 14th, 2009

Doctor Who #1

In this first issue of IDW's ongoing "Doctor Who" series, Tony Lee and Al Davison absolutely nail the current television show's look and feel.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Tony Lee
Artists:
Al Davison
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 14th, 2009

Creepy Comics #1

"Creepy" returns to the pop-culture consciousness of America this week and brings along some art by Bernie Wrightson (a pin-up) and Alex Toth (a reprint, but still darn good).

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Neil Kleid, Joe Harris, Dan Braun, Mike Woods, Shawna Gore
Artists:
Alex Toth, Angelo Torres, Bernie Wrightson, Jason Shawn Alexander, Saskia Gutenkunst, Hilary Barta
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 14th, 2009

Captain America #601

Meant to be an annual from 2007, Gene Colan joins Ed Brubaker for this story from World War II where Captain America and Bucky take on some vampires. It’s not the most engaging story, but the artwork is fabulous.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Gene Colan
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 14th, 2009

Dark Avengers #7

A breather issue as the Dark X-Men prove themselves and Norman Osborn does his best to deal with Cyclops and Emma Frost.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Luke Ross, Rick Magyar, Mark Pennington
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 13th, 2009

The Killer #9

The American reprint of this French series nears the end and the assassin comes closer to finding out who was responsible for the attempt on his life.

Publisher:
Archaia
Writer:
Matz
Artists:
Luc Jacamon
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 13th, 2009

Poe #1

Edgar Allan Poe solves murders with his brother. An entertaining concept and read.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
J. Barton Mitchell
Artists:
Dean Kotz
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 12th, 2009

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? #1

Philip K. Dick’s novel completely unedited in comic book form, serialized over the next two years. It’s quite the gamble, but it works rather well.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Philip K. Dick
Artists:
Tony Parker
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 12th, 2009

The Last Resort #1

This book features an undead attack upon a tropical vacation spot. Good times.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray
Artists:
Giancarlo Caracuzzo
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 11th, 2009

The Stuff of Legend #1

It won't be fully released until July, but there is a Free Comic Book Day preview of the "The Stuff of Legend" available at better comic shops this Saturday.

Publisher:
Th3rd World Studios
Writer:
Mike Raicht, Brian Smith
Artists:
Charles Paul Wilson III
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 30th, 2009
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