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Frankenstein, Agent of S.H.A.D.E #4

How do you defeat a Monster Planet? With the War Wheel, son. With the War Wheel.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Alberto Ponticelli
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 19th, 2011

Carnage USA #1

Carnage invades a small American town, planning to create a new home for himself.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Zeb Wells
Artists:
Clayton Crain
Reviewer:
James Hunt
December 18th, 2011

Battle Scars #2

Marcus Johnson gets taken into SHIELD custody. For about 5 minutes.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Yost, Cullen Bunn, Matt Fraction
Artists:
Scot Eaton, Andrew Hennessy
Reviewer:
James Hunt
December 18th, 2011

S.H.I.E.L.D. #4

Most comics travel to the future. “S.H.I.E.L.D.” travels to three futures at the same time.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Dustin Weaver
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 18th, 2011

Journey into Mystery #632

Merry Yule, Loki! Have a puppy! In fact, puppies for everybody!

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Mitch Breitweiser
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 18th, 2011

Sacrifice #1

Epilepsy can cause time travel. Huh. You learn something new in every comic.

Publisher:
*Self-Published*
Writer:
Sam Humphries
Artists:
Dalton Rose
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 17th, 2011

Grifter #4

"Grifter" is losing a little steam, and a pointless encounter with Green Arrow is part of the problem.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Nathan Edmondson
Artists:
Scott Clark, Dave Beaty
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 17th, 2011

Green Lantern #4

"Green Lantern" is showing potential, but the pace is far slower than it needs to be.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy, Keith Champagne, Mark Irwin, Tom Nguyen
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 17th, 2011

Jim Henson’s The Storyteller

Jim Henson’s properties have made quite an impact on the publishing schedule for Archaia. That trend continues in fine fashion right here.

Publisher:
Archaia
Writer:
Roger Langridge, Colleen Coover, Chris Eliopoulos, Jeff Parker, Marjorie Liu, Paul Tobin, Katie Cook, Ron Marz, Anthony Minghella, Susan Kodieck, Anne Mountfield, Nate Cosby
Artists:
Roger Langridge, Colleen Coover, Janet K. Lee, Mike Maihack, Chris Eliopoulos, Mitch Gerads, Tom Fowler, Jennifer L. Meyer, David Petersen, Evan Shaner, Katie Cook, Craig Rousseau, Ronan Cliquet
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 17th, 2011

Legion Lost #4

Dawnstar is the focal character for this issue of “Legion Lost,” but the others get plenty of panel time.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Fabian Nicieza
Artists:
Pete Woods
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 17th, 2011

Northanger Abbey #2

Nancy Butler and Janet K. Lee continue their solid work adapting the novels of Jane Austen with Marvel’s “Northanger Abbey” limited series.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Nancy Butler
Artists:
Janet K. Lee
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
December 17th, 2011

Ultimate X-Men #4

While technically competent, this issue falls decidedly flat just when it should be ramping up.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Nick Spencer
Artists:
Paco Medina, Juan Vlasco
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
December 17th, 2011

Severed #5

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, Bill Nelson
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 17th, 2011

Suicide Squad #4

"Suicide Squad" continues to improve every issue, and this issue is no exception.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Adam Glass
Artists:
Federico Dallocchio
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 15th, 2011

Avengers Academy #23

X-23 joins "Avengers Academy" right as everything is poised for disaster.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage
Artists:
Tom Raney, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 15th, 2011

Star Wars: Agent of the Empire -- Iron Eclipse #1

The “scalpel” of the Empire. Not quit as intimidating a title as “Dark Lord of the Sith,” but it has potential for coolness.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
John Ostrander
Artists:
Stephane Roux, Julien Hugonnard-Bert
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 15th, 2011

The Walking Dead #92

A cloaked figure fights it out with Michonne and Abraham. And his revelation could set up the next new status quo for the series.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Robert Kirkman
Artists:
Charlie Adlard, Cliff Rathburn
Reviewer:
Augie De Blieck Jr.
December 15th, 2011

The Ray #1

Lucien Gates is The Ray, a powerful (new) superhero who, in the hands of a fantastic creative team, delivers a funny and action- packed first issue.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Justin Gray, Jimmy Palmiotti
Artists:
Jamal Igle, Rich Perrotta
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
December 15th, 2011

Jim Henson’s Tale of Sand #1

Ramon Perez adapts an unfilmed screenplay by Jim Henson from the 1960s, and the results are spectacular.

Publisher:
Archaia
Writer:
Jim Henson, Jerry Juhl
Artists:
Ramon K. Perez
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
December 15th, 2011

Uncanny X-Force #18

The Dark Angel Saga comes to its long-awaited conclusion.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Jerome Opena, Esad Ribic
Reviewer:
James Hunt
December 14th, 2011

New Avengers #19

The New Dark Avengers make their public debut.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Bendis
Artists:
Mike Deodato
Reviewer:
James Hunt
December 14th, 2011

Batwoman #4

Still gorgeous, and the story's picking up, to boot.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J.H. Williams III, W. Haden Blackman
Artists:
J.H. Williams III
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 14th, 2011

Batman and Robin #4

Batman, Robin, and Nobody share a little heart-to-heart-to-heart. Also, Damian’s dog gets a name.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Patrick Gleason, Mick Gray
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 14th, 2011

The Shade
 #3

"The Shade" heads down under for what, to this non-Australian, feels like a nice change from cliché.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Cully Hamner
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 14th, 2011

American Vampire #21

A young gun goes down in a blaze of glory and so chooses his bed of nails.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Jordie Bernet
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
December 14th, 2011

Avengers: X-Sanction #1

Cable takes on the Avengers. Actually, it's a lot more than that...

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeph Loeb
Artists:
Ed McGuinness, Dexter Vines
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 14th, 2011

The Strain #1

This lead in to the horror builds atmosphere and character effectively.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
David Lapham
Artists:
Mike Huddleston
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
December 13th, 2011
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