Review Search: 2011-07-27

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Batman: The Dark Knight #4

Etrigan. Ragman. Batman. I thought you really wouldn’t need much more for a good comic. Yeah. I was wrong.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
David Finch
Artists:
Jason Fabok, Ryan Winn, Batt
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 1st, 2011

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Century: 1969

Welcome to the 1969 of the League’s world as a satanic magician tries to take over Mick Jagger’s body.

Publisher:
Top Shelf
Writer:
Alan Moore
Artists:
Kevin O’Neill
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
August 1st, 2011

Brightest Day Aftermath: The Search for Swamp Thing #2

The second issue avoids zero stars on the skill of Renato Arlem’s art. Otherwise, it’s the same pointless ‘search’ as the first issue, except with bad Superman characterization instead of bad Batman characterization.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Vankin
Artists:
Renato Arlem
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 31st, 2011

Flashpoint: Project Superman #2

Kal-El is experimented upon by the government and manipulated by Subject Zero, all while looking as freaked out as possible.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, Lowell Francis
Artists:
Gene Ha
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 31st, 2011

Captain America and Bucky #620

The origin of Bucky is told with great character work and fantastic art.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker, Marc Andreyko
Artists:
Chris Samnee
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 31st, 2011

The Intrepids #5

Things come to a head as the Intrepids team tracks down Dr. Koi and get a peek at the truth some of them have been suspecting for a while now. Unfortunately, not everyone’s on the same page.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Kurtis Wiebe
Artists:
Scott Kowalchuk, Donna Gregory
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
July 31st, 2011

The Mighty Thor #4

Odin and Galactus engage in battle the likes of which hasn’t been seen in comics in quite some time.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Olivier Coipel, Mark Morales
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 31st, 2011

New Mutants #28

The team-members who left a few issues ago? They're back.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Michael Ryan, Norman Lee
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 31st, 2011

Secret Warriors #28

It’s the last issue, so, obviously, it’s new reader friendly! Jump aboard and see what the hype is about!

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Alessandro Vitti
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 30th, 2011

Fables #107

We finally catch up with what has happened to Briar Rose post her self-sacrificial purposeful sleep that helped win the war in the Homelands. Mostly, the chick is still asleep.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Bill Willingham
Artists:
Terry Moore
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
July 30th, 2011

Supergods

Grant Morrison’s book on superheroes is too incoherent and lacking in a central purpose to be much more than a book with some interesting parts and a lot of filler.

Publisher:
Spiegel & Grau
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Frank Quitely
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 29th, 2011

Uncanny X-Force #12

Get in your Delorean and zap back to the 90s and tell the pimply version of yourself the future is in good hands.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Mark Brooks, Andrew Currie
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
July 29th, 2011

The Cape #1

More villains need to use grizzly bears as weapons. Get on that, people.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Joe Hill, Jason Ciaramella
Artists:
Zach Howard
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
July 29th, 2011

Fear Itself: The Deep #2

Heroes punch the minions of the minion of the big bad.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Cullen Bunn
Artists:
Lee Garbett, David Meikis
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
July 29th, 2011

X-Men Legacy #252

"Lost Legions" is already moving towards a conclusion, which makes this story much more concise and peppy than it first looked.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Khoi Pham, Tom Palmer
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 28th, 2011

X-Men: Schism #2

The X-Men take out some wayward Sentinels while Kade Kilgore advances his plans.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Frank Cho
Reviewer:
James Hunt
July 28th, 2011

Amazing Spider-Man #666

The citizens of New York start to exhibit spider- like powers.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Slott
Artists:
Stefano Caselli
Reviewer:
James Hunt
July 27th, 2011

Flashpoint: Kid Flash Lost #2

This is one of the few "Flashpoint" tie-ins that appears to have a clear purpose.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Sterling Gates
Artists:
Oliver Nome, Trevor Scott
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 27th, 2011

Flashpoint: Hal Jordan #2

Remove Ben Oliver and a lot of the pep leaves with him.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Adam Schlagman
Artists:
Cliff Richards
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 27th, 2011

American Vampire #17

Forget horror, this is a good old-fashioned war comic.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 27th, 2011

Criminal: The Last Of The Innocent #2

A man so broken he cracks everything else he touches. What happens when you place him in the idyllic world of his past?

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Sean Phillips
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
July 27th, 2011

Detective Comics #880

Scott Snyder writing Joker, James Gordon, James Junior, Dick Grayson, and Barbara Gordon. Yes sir, this is going to be a good story.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Jock
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 27th, 2011
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