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Journey Into Mystery #641

It's Journey into Misery time as writer Kieron Gillen puts a beloved character back into their box, anticipating the "Journey Into Mystery's" final story arc.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Richard Elson
Reviewer:
James Hunt
July 25th, 2012

The Unwritten #39

In the "Unwritten" #39, Didge and Danny confront cult leader Lucas Filby and one of them has a seemingly miraculous escape. Also, a flashback reveals who Pauly Bruckner was before he became Mr. Bun!

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Peter Gross
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
July 23rd, 2012

DC Universe Presents #11

"DC Universe Presents" #11 wraps up James Robinson and Bernard Chang's story about Vandal Savage and his daughter Kass, but it feels a little too simple to be truly satisfying.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Bernard Chang
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 23rd, 2012

The Infernal Man-Thing #2

"The Infernal Man-Thing" is ill-served by its new format, but is a good (if unintentional) swan song for the late Steve Gerber, as well as a showcase for Kevin Nowlan.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Steve Gerber
Artists:
Kevin Nowlan, John Buscema, Klaus Janson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 23rd, 2012

Batwoman #11

J.H. Williams III, W. Haden Blackman and Trevor McCarthy wrap up the second arc of "Batwoman" with a disappointing whimper instead of a bang.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J.H. Williams III, W. Haden Blackman
Artists:
Trevor McCarthy, Pere Perez
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
July 23rd, 2012

Rachel Rising #9

Terry Moore finally begins to unlock some of the mysteries of his intriguing horror story "Rachel Rising," which reveals Zoe as something unexpected and Jett is spared death (sort of) only to be subjected to something much darker.

Publisher:
Abstract Studios
Writer:
Terry Moore
Artists:
Terry Moore
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
July 23rd, 2012

B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth: The Devil's Engine #3

"B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth: The Devil's Engine" wraps up Devon and Fenix's train-ride of terror in a satisfying way, even as the next mini-series is prepped for its debut around the corner.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola, John Arcudi
Artists:
Tyler Crook
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 23rd, 2012

Glory #28

"Glory" #28 plunges Glory and Riley into a hideous battle, even as more questions are raised about which side is "right."

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Joe Keatinge
Artists:
Ross Campbell
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 23rd, 2012

X-Men #32

"X-Men" #32 continues Brian Wood and David Lopez's story about proto-mutants -- and for a comic set mostly on a plane it's quite gripping.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
David Lopez, Alvaro Lopez
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 23rd, 2012

Concrete: Three Uneasy Pieces #1

"Concrete: Three Uneasy Pieces" is a great collection for new readers and Concrete fans like. There's a mystery, a rescue story, and a political problem/solution story, exemplifying Paul Chadwick's literary, human-focused approach to c

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Paul Chadwick
Artists:
Paul Chadwick
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
July 23rd, 2012

Birds of Prey #11

"Birds of Prey" #11 begins with the statement "This is the turning point." The plot delivers on that promise, but the big reveal feels like nothing new and the art is a misshapen mashup of two styles.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Duane Swierczynski
Artists:
Travel Foreman, Timothy Green II, Jeff Huet, Joseph Silver
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
July 20th, 2012

Star Wars: Darth Vader and the Ghost Prison #3

The ruins of the Jedi Temple is just one location visited by the Sith Lord in "Darth Vader and the Ghost Prison" #3.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Haden Blackman
Artists:
Agustin Alessio
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 20th, 2012

Justice League #11

"Justice League" #11's overall ideas involving the ghosts of loved ones aren't bad, but this chapter in particular feels like everyone's vamping for time before the big conclusion.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Jim Lee, Gary Frank, Scott Williams, Jonathan Glapion
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 20th, 2012

Daredevil #15

"Daredevil" #15 sees Matt Murdock trapped in Latveria, strapped to a gurney and stripped of his radar sense. Things only get better from there.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Waid
Artists:
Chris Samnee
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 19th, 2012

X-O Manowar #3

The battleground changes and the interesting "X-O Manowar" reboot continues with large-scale action and vibrant art.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Robert Venditti
Artists:
Cary Nord, Stefano Gaudiano
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
July 19th, 2012

Invincible Iron Man #521

The new Iron Man meets Rescue for the first time in "Invincible Iron Man" #521 as Tony Stark works to build weapons for the villainous Mandarin with Ezekiel Stane.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Salvador Larroca
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 19th, 2012

Green Lantern Corps #11

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Fernando Pasarin, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 19th, 2012

The Secret History of D.B. Cooper #5

Brian Churilla's "The Secret History of D.B. Cooper" concludes its warped tale and entertains all the way through until its very last panel.

Publisher:
Oni Press
Writer:
Brian Churilla
Artists:
Brian Churilla
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
July 19th, 2012

Captain Marvel #1

Kelly Sue DeConnick and Dexter Soy introduce the new Captain Marvel to readers and the Marvel Universe with mixed results.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kelly Sue DeConnick
Artists:
Dexter Soy
Reviewer:
James Hunt
July 19th, 2012

Avengers Vs. X-Men #8

"Avengers Vs. X-Men" #8 features Namor going all Phoenix-powered Imperius Rex all over Wakanda, pitting the Avengers against just one of the Phoenix Five with near disastrous results.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron, Ed Brubaker, Matt Fraction, Jonathan Hickman, Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Adam Kubert, John Dell
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 19th, 2012

Saga #5

"Saga" #5 continues the most wildly, unpredictably enjoyable comic from Image as Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples build plot and narrow character focus.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Brian K. Vaughan
Artists:
Fiona Staples
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 18th, 2012
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