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Daredevil #504

Diggle’s dialogue and de la Torre’s art are both great, but the plot is very weak, mechanical, and clichéd.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Andy Diggle
Artists:
Roberto de la Torre
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
January 29th, 2010

Dark Avengers: Ares #1

Ares is tasked with training up an elite crew of operatives.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Manuel Garcia
Reviewer:
James Hunt
November 3rd, 2009

New Avengers #58

The Avengers face off against the Dark Avengers as Osborn captures Luke Cage.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Stuart Immonen, Wade von Grawbadger
Reviewer:
James Hunt
November 2nd, 2009

The Last Days of Animal Man #6

Buddy Baker's crimefighting career ends in this issue. Of course, this story is set in the not-so-distant future.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gerry Conway
Artists:
Chris Batista, Dave Meikis. Wayne Faucher
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 1st, 2009

Ignition City #5

The mystery of Rock Raven’s murder is solved with a huge revelation in this final issue.

Publisher:
Avatar Press
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Gianluca Pagliarani, Chris Dreier
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
November 1st, 2009

Fantastic Four #572

Hickman exorcises the Reed Richards-centric focus by focusing on a Reed Richards-centric story. And it works!

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Dale Eaglesham
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
October 31st, 2009

Ambush Bug: Year None #7

Issue #7 in this 6-part series is a disjointed disappointment.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen, Robert Loren Fleming
Artists:
Keith Giffen, Al Milgrom, Art Baltazar, Franco
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
October 31st, 2009

Detective Comics #858

As though I needed to develop a man-crush on a comic book artist. This issue is crush-inducing, so read at your own risk.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
J. H. Williams III, Cully Hamner
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 30th, 2009

FVZA: Federal Vampire and Zombie Agency #1

It's a high concept book trading on some of today's hottest high concepts, but it's a frustratingly slow start.

Publisher:
Radical Comics
Writer:
David Hine
Artists:
Roy Allan Martinez
Reviewer:
Augie De Blieck Jr.
October 30th, 2009

X-Factor #50

"X-Factor" has its future storyline lurch towards a conclusion, even as it looks ahead to the upcoming "X-Factor" #200.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Peter David
Artists:
Valentine de Landro, Pat Davidson, Craig Yeung
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 29th, 2009

Batman #692

Tony Daniel's first issue as writer/artist of "Batman" is already a step up from "Battle for the Cowl."

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tony Daniel
Artists:
Tony Daniel, Sandu Florea
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 29th, 2009

World's Finest #1

The DC Universe has frequently embraced the concept of legacy, frequently using old names in new ways to keep a brand alive or to spawn new ideas. "World's Finest" returns from the idea bin with a fresh team-up and a load of fun.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Sterling Gates
Artists:
Julian Lopez, Bit
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 29th, 2009

Blackest Night: Titans #3

"Blackest Night: Titans" ends here with a revelation of how to attack the Black Lanterns and a resolution that promises to bring many of these Titans to the main action.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J.T. Krul
Artists:
Ed Benes
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 29th, 2009

Dark Reign: The List – Punisher #1

After surviving an assassination attempt perpetrated by Frank Castle, Norman Osborn decides to return the favor in his own special way.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
John Romita Jr., Klaus Janson
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 29th, 2009

New Mutants #6

"New Mutants" kicks into high gear with the coming of Necrosha, as Zeb Wells continues his take on Cypher and Warlock.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Zeb Wells
Artists:
Diogenes Neves, Ed Tadeo
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 28th, 2009

Dark Reign: The List — Wolverine #1

Noh-Varr and Fantomex team up to save the World. Oh hell yes.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Esad Ribic, Tom Palmer
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 28th, 2009

Ultimate Comics Armor Wars #2

Entertaining, but not entirely substantive. Though, Ellis continues to write a fantastic Ultimate Tony Stark.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Steve Kurth, Jeff Huet, Allen Martinez
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 28th, 2009

Green Lantern #47

The main tie-in book to "Blackest Night" continues to entertain on multiple levels.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy, Tom Nguyen, Mark Irwin
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 28th, 2009

Blackest Night #4

A largely inconsequential issue unless you like boring speeches about being a hero and watching Barry Allen run around.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Oclair Albert, Joe Prado
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 28th, 2009

The Eternal Conflicts of the Cosmic Warrior #1

It's more of a pilot issue than a complete issue, but there's enough interesting stuff going on to make it worth a read. Plus, Paul Grist's art!

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Paul Grist
Artists:
Paul Grist
Reviewer:
Augie De Blieck Jr.
October 27th, 2009

Ultimate Comics Avengers #3

Enter the Avengers, a group that’s made up of new, darker versions of the Ultimates. It all comes down to how much you enjoy Mark Millar’s scummy characters.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Millar
Artists:
Carlos Pacheco, Danny Miki, Dexter Vines, Allen Martinez
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 27th, 2009

The Incredible Hercules #137

This issue of "Incredible Hercules" follows the continuing journey of Amadeus Cho. The decisions he makes here will play out in these pages for a long time to come.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente, Greg Pak
Artists:
Rodney Buchemi
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 27th, 2009

X-Necrosha #1

The three participating books in "X-Necrosha" show what they've got in store with zombie mutants, and there's some fun stuff up ahead.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Craig Kyle, Christopher Yost, Zeb Wells, Mike Carey
Artists:
Clayton Crain, Ibraim Roberson, Laurence Campbell
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 27th, 2009
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