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Severed #3

Scott Snyder and Scott Tuft continue to offer up turn of the century creepiness in a most unsettling manner here. Just ask Chuck.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, Scott Tuft
Artists:
Attila Futaki
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 11th, 2011

Avengers 1959 #1

Just when Nick Fury and his Avengers thought they were out, Hydra pulls them back in.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Howard Chaykin
Artists:
Howard Chaykin
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 9th, 2011

Green Arrow #2

Green Arrow fights against a gang of bad guys who kill a wannabe villain and post the video online.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J.T. Krul
Artists:
Dan Jurgens, George Perez
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 9th, 2011

Penguin: Pain & Prejudice #1

Wah, wah, wah. The Penguin gets a chance to show readers just how bad he can be, and quite honestly, his bad makes this book very good.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gregg Hurwitz
Artists:
Szymon Kudranski
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 8th, 2011

Spider-Island: Heroes for Hire #1

Misty Knight, Paladin, and the rest of the Heroes for Hire help out during the events of Spider- Island.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Kyle Hotz, Bob Almond
Reviewer:
James Hunt
October 8th, 2011

Thunderbolts #164

Trapped in the past, the “Underbolts” find themselves involved in a fight against the original Baron Zemo.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Kev Walker, Terry Pallot
Reviewer:
James Hunt
October 8th, 2011

Hulk #42

“Hulk of Arabia” puts the Red Hulk in Qatar and stirs up a few challenges for the Red Hulk.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Patrick Zircher
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 7th, 2011

Hark! A Vagrant

A gorgeous hardcover collection of Kate Beaton’s hilarious “Hark! A Vagrant” comic strips.

Publisher:
Drawn & Quarterly
Writer:
Kate Beaton
Artists:
Kate Beaton
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
October 7th, 2011

Last of the Greats #1

Hey look! It’s a comic book with a #1 on the cover! The best part? It’s actually a pretty good read that offers a nice “jumping on point” for Joshua Hale Fialkov’s latest adventure from Image.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Joshua Hale Fialkov
Artists:
Brent Peeples, Matthew Waite
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 7th, 2011

Men of War #2

The second issue of “Men of War” reports for duty. Unfortunately, parts of the story appear to be classified, as there are significant jumps therein.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Ivan Brandon, Jonathan Vankin
Artists:
Tom Derenick, Phil Winslade
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 7th, 2011

O.M.A.C. #2

DiDio and Giffen expand the world around O.M.A.C. and Brother Eye, delivering a pair of DC characters that might not have been expected to appear here.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan DiDio, Keith Giffen
Artists:
Keith Giffen, Scott Koblish
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 6th, 2011

Huntress #1

The Huntress heads to Italy to head off a deadly shipment headed for Gotham. Things don’t go as planned.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Levitz
Artists:
Marcus To, John Dell
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
October 6th, 2011

Batwing #2

Batwing continues to fight under the symbol of the Bat, even though he has a big gaping wound in his chest.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Judd Winick
Artists:
Ben Oliver
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 6th, 2011

Animal Man #2

Animal Man begins to discover that the Red might be much more than he ever thought it was.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Travel Foreman
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 6th, 2011

The Walking Dead #89

The community tears itself in two as some original community members revolt against Rick and his friends

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Robert Kirkman
Artists:
Charlie Adlard
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
October 6th, 2011

Stormwatch #2

"Stormwatch" is starting to find its groove this issue, with undertones of Paul Cornell's late, lamented "Captain Britain and MI: 13."

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Cornell
Artists:
Miguel Sepulveda, Al Barrionuevo
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 6th, 2011

Hawk & Dove #2

Enter Condor! No, seriously. This issue introduces Condor, because evidently all the characters in this title need to be bird-themed.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Sterling Gates
Artists:
Rob Liefeld, Adelso Corona
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 6th, 2011

Detective Comics #2

Batman comes face to skin-sewn-on-face with the Dollmaker. Scary.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tony Salvador Daniel
Artists:
Tony Salvador Daniel, Ryan Winn, Sandu Florea
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 5th, 2011

Action Comics #2

Superman is Lex Luthor’s lab rat. And Luthor likes to play rough. Uh oh.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Rags Morales, Brent Anderson, Rick Bryant
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 5th, 2011

Casanova: Avaritia #2

Casanova killed Luther Desmond Diamond. Then, he kills Luther Desmond Diamond. Then, he kills Luther Desmond Diamond. Then, he kills Luther Desmond Diamond. Then, he kills Luther Desmond Diamond. Well, you get the picture.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Gabriel Bá
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 5th, 2011

Static Shock #2

"Static Shock" is quickly settling down to a solid, middle-of-the-road comic.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott McDaniel, John Rozum
Artists:
Scott McDaniel, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 5th, 2011

Justice League International #2

Full of clichés, "Justice League International" doesn't come close to its namesake, alas.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan Jurgens
Artists:
Aaron Lopresti, Matt Ryan
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 5th, 2011

Red Lanterns #2

Peter Milligan takes his time setting up the "Red Lanterns" status quo, but this is going to shed readers quickly if it doesn't get moving.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter Milligan
Artists:
Ed Benes, Rob Hunter
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 5th, 2011

Snarked #1

"Snarked" is off to a pleasant start, and the set- up for what's to come is strong.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Roger Langridge
Artists:
Roger Langridge
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 5th, 2011

X-Men: Schism #5

“Schism” comes to a close as Cyclops and Wolverine’s conflict comes to a head.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Adam Kubert, Mark Roslan
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 5th, 2011

The Boys #59

You will not forget the way Butcher ends this issue. A defining moment for the book and character.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Garth Ennis
Artists:
Russ Braun
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
October 5th, 2011

Swamp Thing #2

"Swamp Thing" continues to change the rules for old readers while trying to draw in new ones.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Yanick Paquette
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 5th, 2011
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