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The Return of King Doug

From the magical kingdom of Valdonia to the Poconos, "The Return of King Doug" features the adventures of a young boy and his revisiting those adventurous realms years later.

Publisher:
Oni Press
Writer:
Greg Erb, Jason Oremland
Artists:
Wook-Jin Clark
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 14th, 2009

Hulk Winter Guard #1

Steve Ellis's art is the best thing about this comic, but it's pretty damn good.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
David Gallaher, Peter David
Artists:
Steve Ellis, Dale Keown, Mark Farmer
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
December 9th, 2009

glamourpuss #10

The weakest issue of the series yet as Sim shifts from discussing Stan Drake’s art to discussing his personal life.

Publisher:
Aardvark-Vanaheim
Writer:
Dave Sim
Artists:
Dave Sim
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 8th, 2009

X-Force Annual #1

Wolverine and Deadpool star in this, the first "X-Force" annual.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Robert Kirkman, Craig Kyle, Christopher Yost
Artists:
Jason Pearson, Carlo Barberi, Sandu Florea
Reviewer:
James Hunt
December 8th, 2009

Existence 3.0 #1

A slow, rocky start to the sequel to the fantastic “Existence 2.0.”

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Nick Spencer
Artists:
Ron Salas
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 8th, 2009

Superman: World of New Krypton #10

What happens when a stagnant society refuses to change?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka, James Robinson
Artists:
Pete Woods, Ron Randall
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 7th, 2009

Strange #2

For a character that no one post-Steve Ditko has made terribly interesting, Mark Waid and Emma Rios are giving their best shot.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Waid
Artists:
Emma Rios
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 7th, 2009

Black Widow and the Marvel Girls #1

"Black Widow and the Marvel Girls" is one of the odder books I've seen in a while, but the one thing it's missing is a point.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Paul Tobin
Artists:
Salva Espin
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 7th, 2009

The Boys #37

The origin of the Frenchman... prepare to laugh, mes amis.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Garth Ennis
Artists:
Darick Robertson
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 7th, 2009

Nova #32

The past collides with the present, and the Sphinx isn't the only old friend to return.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Andrea DiVito
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
December 6th, 2009

Blackest Night: Wonder Woman #1

Wonder Woman's most critical decision comes back for a rematch. A Black Lantern-ring-powered rematch.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
Nicola Scott, Prentis Rollins, Jonathan Glapion, Walden Wong, Drew Geraci
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 6th, 2009

Sweet Tooth #4

Stark, simple, strong -- both in the art and the narrative.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Jeff Lemire
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
December 6th, 2009

JSA All-Stars #1

"JSA All-Stars" has a more manageable cast size than the old "Justice Society of America" book, but we'll see how it goes from here.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Matthew Sturges
Artists:
Freddie Willliams II
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 5th, 2009

Deadpool Team-Up #898

This comic has a hilarious high number. Get it? The rest of the issue is just as funny.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Benson
Artists:
Carlo Barberi, Juan Vlasco
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
December 5th, 2009

Jonah Hex #50

Darwyn Cooke returns with a new style for this oversized tale of triumph and (mostly) tragedy.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Justin Gray,Jimmy Palmiotti
Artists:
Darwyn Cooke
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
December 5th, 2009

Fall of the Hulks: Alpha #1

The story of how the Leader and his gang of “intelligencia” came to be -- and how it dissolved.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Vincenti Cifuentes
Reviewer:
James Hunt
December 4th, 2009

Blackest Night: Flash #1

"Blackest Night: Flash" breaks out of the starting gate with a supersonic boom, delivering a plethora of characters, a myriad of settings, and a tightly-conceived tie-in to the main "Blackest Night" series.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Scott Kolins
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 3rd, 2009

Iron Man Vs. Whiplash #1

The Iron Man machine sets rolling here. This series provides some insight into the character of Whiplash. Not a must-have, by any means, but certainly a story of interest for the most rabid Iron Fans.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Marc Guggenheim, Brannon Braga
Artists:
Phillippe Briones
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 3rd, 2009

Dark Avengers Annual #1

What’s Noh-Varr been doing since he fled Avengers Tower? We find out in this very good annual by Bendis and Bachalo.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Chris Bachalo, Tim Townsend, Jamie Mendoza, Al Vey
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 2nd, 2009

Uncanny X-Men #518

Emma Frost says it's all about her, even as simmering subplots move to the foreground.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Terry Dodson, Rachel Dodson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 2nd, 2009

Siege: The Cabal #1

“Siege” begins here as the Cabal falls apart with Norman Osborn and Dr. Doom on opposite sides.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Michael Lark, Stefano Gaudiano
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 2nd, 2009

What If? Secret Invasion #1

“What if ‘What If? Secret Invasion’ #1 was not very good?” Oh wait, that’s what happened. Darn.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kevin Grevioux, Karl Bollers, Chris Acosta, Mike Gallagher
Artists:
Pow Rodrix, Larry Stroman, Carl Potts, Dave Manak
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 1st, 2009

Thor #604

The Thunder God sets about to bring the hammer down upon Doctor Doom. Literally. The problem being Thor is not the first Asgardian to encounter Doom.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Billy Tan, Batt
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 1st, 2009
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