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Uncanny X-Force #14

The team return from the Age of Apocalypse, but are they too late to save Warren?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Jerome Opena
Reviewer:
James Hunt
September 4th, 2011

Gambit and the Champions: From the Marvel Vault #1

Gambit meets the Champions for the first (and presumably last) time.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Scott Lobdell
Artists:
George Tuska
Reviewer:
James Hunt
September 4th, 2011

Mighty Thor #5

The pace is a little slow, but there's no denying the epic in "Mighty Thor."

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Olivier Coipel, Khoi Pham, Mark Morales, Dexter Vines
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 3rd, 2011

Herc #6.1

Marvel hypes a jumping-on point for "Herc" just in time to cancel it.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak, Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Mike Grell, Jason Paz, Jeff Huet
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 3rd, 2011

Journey into Mystery #626.1

If you didn’t already know all about young Loki, why would you pick now to start learning?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Robert Rodi
Artists:
Pasqual Ferry
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
September 3rd, 2011

Spider-Island: Deadly Hands of Kung Fu #1

A kung fu mystery delivered through some amazing art. You don’t need to meditate for 12 years on a snow-peaked mountain to know that’s great comics.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Antony Johnston
Artists:
Sebastian Fiumara, John Lucas
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
September 3rd, 2011

Planet of the Apes #5

It only takes a few humans to act terribly, and suddenly the whole race gets tarred with the same brush.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Daryl Gregory
Artists:
Carlos Magno
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
September 1st, 2011

Angel & Faith #1

Angel and Faith, two characters on seriously redemptive paths, team up for this interesting “Buffy The Vampire Slayer” spinoff that is off to a strong start.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage
Artists:
Rebekah Isaacs
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
September 1st, 2011

Fear Itself: The Deep #3

penultimate issue of “Fear Itself: The Deep” hurls the makeshift Defenders into the deep end of the pool, but doesn’t do much to encourage them out.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Cullen Bunn
Artists:
Lee Garbett, David Meikis, John Lucas
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 1st, 2011

Hellraiser #4

"Hellraiser" throws one too many elements into the mix, and the end result is a weaker issue than normal.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Clive Barker, Christopher Monfette
Artists:
Stephen Thompson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 1st, 2011

Secret Avengers #16

Warren Ellis and Jamie McKelvie take over "Secret Avengers" and make it a comic to be reckoned with in one single stroke.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Jamie McKelvie
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
September 1st, 2011

The Sixth Gun #14

An inventive strategy for a guest artist results in a flashback giving the origin of the mysterious mummy, Asher Cobb.

Publisher:
Oni Press
Writer:
Cullen Bunn
Artists:
Tyler Crook
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 31st, 2011

Amazing Spider-Man #668

The big bad – or one of them – behind “Spider- Island” is revealed. The Jackal’s here, in all his furry, pointy-eared, green glory.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Slott
Artists:
Humberto Ramos, Victor Olazaba
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 31st, 2011

Incredible Hulks #635

One last time, with feeling: HULK SMASH!!!! Greg Pak leaves the book on a high note, with artist Paul Pelletier.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Danny Miki, Tom Grummett, Cory Hamscher, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 31st, 2011

Flashpoint #5

As "Flashpoint" wraps up, the moment that everyone's been waiting for feels tacked on and disconnected from the rest of the comic.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Andy Kubert, Sandra Hope, Jesse Delperdang
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 31st, 2011

Justice League #1

The relaunch of the DC Universe starts with this issue. Unfortunately, there is a great deal of hype left unfulfilled.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Jim Lee, Scott Williams
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 31st, 2011

Ultimate Comics Hawkeye #1

Ultimate Hawkeye is dispatched by S.H.I.E.L.D. to the Southeast Asian Republic (S.E.A.R.) to help with a rebellion and uncovers something that will change the global position on metahumans.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Rafa Sandoval, Jordi Tarragona
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
August 31st, 2011

Justice League #1

"Justice League" #1 begins the new origin for the team, but this might not have been the best tactic for the first issue.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Jim Lee, Scott Williams
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 30th, 2011

Snarked

If you buy this for a kid they will love you for eternity (or at least until the next issue comes out).

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Roger Langridge
Artists:
Roger Langridge
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
June 21st, 2011
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