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The Unwritten #14

With the new Tommy Taylor book only 24 hours away, “The Unwritten” is a compelling, surprising comic where anything can happen.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Peter Gross
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 15th, 2010

The Murder of King Tut #1

The story of King Tut, and the man who discovered Tut's tomb – Howard Carter – crosses over from hieroglyph into comics.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
James Patterson, Martin Dugard, Alexander Irvine
Artists:
Christopher Mitten, Ron Randall
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 14th, 2010

Daredevil #507

"Daredevil" wraps up its prelude to "Shadowland," but it's unfortunately a tiny bit predictable.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Andy Diggle, Antony Johnston
Artists:
Marco Checchetto
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 14th, 2010

Neil Young's Greendale

Neil Young's "Greendale" album has been translated to film and photo essay, so it only seems logical that it would eventually become a graphic novel.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Joshua Dysart
Artists:
Cliff Chiang
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 14th, 2010

Robert E. Howard’s Hawks of Outremer #1

An adaptation of a Robert E. Howard historical story that, despite its setting, is very much in line with work like Conan and Kull.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Michael Alan Nelson
Artists:
Damian Couceiro
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 13th, 2010

Young Allies #1

A team of youthful heroes form a super-team together.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Sean McKeever
Artists:
David Baldeon, N. Bowling
Reviewer:
James Hunt
June 13th, 2010

Jonah Hex #56

This issue of "Jonah Hex" seems designed to welcome viewers of the upcoming movie, which is a smart plan.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray
Artists:
Phil Winslade, C.P. Smith
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 13th, 2010

Astonishing X-Men: Xenogenesis #2

If you're thinking you've read this before, you're right.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Kaare Andrews
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 13th, 2010

Tom Strong and the Robots of Doom #1

Tom Strong is back, and in this one issue everything changes for him. Sort of. As much as time travelling villains can truly change things.

Publisher:
Wildstorm
Writer:
Peter Hogan
Artists:
Chris Sprouse, Karl Story
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 12th, 2010

Nemesis #2

A tepid second issue as we learn more about the secret origin of Nemesis.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Mark Millar
Artists:
Steve McNiven
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
June 11th, 2010

Spider-Man: Fever #3

Spider-Man and Dr. Strange team-up to take on the Arachnix or else they may eat Spider-Man’s soul! Oh noes!

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brendan McCarthy
Artists:
Brendan McCarthy
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 11th, 2010

Doom Patrol #11

Thayer Jost sets up an "anti-Doom Patrol" and calls the Doom Patrol out. Ambush Bug appears for oddball humor and plot device.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen
Artists:
Matthew Clark, Ron Randall, John Livesay
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 11th, 2010

Justice League: Generation Lost #3

Jaime Reyes joins the crew who are trying to halt Max Lord's mad campaign, but does he remember who Max Lord is?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen, Judd Winick
Artists:
Keith Giffen, Fernando Dagnino, Bit, Raul Fernandez
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 10th, 2010

Secret Six #22

In which lots of depressing things happen.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gail Simone
Artists:
J. Calafiore
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 10th, 2010

Booster Gold #33

You can't always go home.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen, J.M. DeMatteis
Artists:
Chris Batista, Rich Perrotta, Prentis Rollins
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 10th, 2010

S.H.I.E.L.D. #2

This is a rarity: an ambitious, gorgeously-illustrated, erudite mainstream superhero comic.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Dustin Weaver
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
June 10th, 2010

Captain America #606

Butch Guice joins the book as the new regular artist and Baron Zemo returns. So, it’s bad news for Captain America, but it’s good news for readers.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker, Sean McKeever
Artists:
Butch Guice, David Baldeon, N. Bowling
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 10th, 2010

Ultimate Comics Avengers 2 #3

We have seen the enemy and he is the Ghost Rider. Okay, they’re screwed.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Millar
Artists:
Leinil Francis Yu, Gerry Alanguilan
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 10th, 2010

Batman #700

A fun story featuring three Batmen is marred by a plethora of unnecessary ‘bonus’ materials and an inflated price tag.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Tony Daniel, Frank Quitely, Scott Kolins, Andy Kubert, David Finch, Richard Friend
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 9th, 2010

Predators #1

A prequel to the upcoming movie, this first issue offers the beginning to two stories, each focusing on different elements from the movie.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Marc Andreyko, David Lapham
Artists:
Guilherme Balbi, Jose Verissimo, Gabriel Guzman, Mariano Taibo
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 9th, 2010

Avengers Academy #1

The next generation of Avengers starts their tale here, with Tigra, Speedball, Justice, Quicksilver, and Hank Pym as their guides. Those poor kids.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage
Artists:
Mike McKone
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 9th, 2010

Buzzard #1

From the pages of "The Goon," here comes Buzzard, a gruff old bird who rides upon a pale horse.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Eric Powell
Artists:
Eric Powell, Kyle Hotz
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 9th, 2010
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