Review Search: 2012-08-15

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Harbinger #3

Writer Joshua Dysart ups the ante with character moments and foreshadowing galore in "Harbinger" #3 with stunning art from Khari Evans and Lewis Larosa.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Joshua Dysart
Artists:
Khari Evans, Lewis Larosa
Reviewer:
Andy Liegl
August 20th, 2012

Amazing Spider-Man #691

With half of the Horizon Labs staff transformed by the Lizard, Spider-Man is working against time and nature in "Amazing Spider-Man" #691.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Slott
Artists:
Giuseppe Camuncoli, Mario Del Pennino, Klaus Janson, Daniel Green
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 20th, 2012

Avengers Academy #35

Christos Gage and Andrea Di Vito bring a moment of heart to this issue of "Avengers Academy," which only serves to make the ending all the more heart wrenching.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage
Artists:
Andrea Di Vito
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
August 20th, 2012

Avengers Vs. X-Men #10

With Namor, Colossus, and Magik out of the picture, the Phoenix Force rests solely with Emma and Scott just as Hope's promise begins to show in "Avengers Vs. X-Men" #10.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Adam Kubert, John Dell
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
August 20th, 2012

X-Men #34

Brian Wood's "X-Men" #34 delivers on story and character, but badly misses David Lopez's art as our heroes continue their search for their mutant ancestors.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Roland Boschi
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
August 20th, 2012

Uncanny X-Force #29

Stuck in the future, X-Force musts face the consequences of the path they started down in the next epic installment of "Final Execution."

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Julian Totino Tedesco, John Lucas
Reviewer:
James Hunt
August 20th, 2012

Hulk: Season One

Fred Van Lente and Tom Fowler's retelling of the Hulk's earliest adventures is -- if you'll excuse the pun -- nothing short of incredible.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Tom Fowler
Reviewer:
James Hunt
August 20th, 2012

The Shade #11

In "The Shade" #11, James Robinson and Frazer Irving wrap up the Celestial Pharaohs storyline with metaphysical knots and visual fireworks. The Shade proposes and then disposes like Man and God in one.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Frazer Irving
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
August 20th, 2012

Revival #2

The seemingly supernatural rural noir thriller from Tim Seeley and Mike Norton continues in "Revival" #2 as the cast starts to settle into their roles and supporting cast members enter.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Tim Seeley
Artists:
Mike Norton
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 17th, 2012

Daredevil #17

"Daredevil" #17 features art from fill-in artist superstar Michael Allred with a perfect excuse for Mark Waid to lead readers down memory lane into a fight with Stilt-Man and a case that reminds Matt Murdock about the best in life.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Waid
Artists:
Michael Allred
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
August 17th, 2012

DC Universe Presents #12

Kid Flash races into the spotlight for a single-issue story in the pages of "DC Universe Presents" #12.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Fabian Nicieza
Artists:
Jorge Jiménez
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 17th, 2012

Blue Beetle #12

Brenda and Paco have come to New York looking for Jaime Reyes, but in "Blue Beetle" #12 Tony Bedard and Ig Guara reveal they're not the only ones looking for Jaime.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tony Bedard
Artists:
Ig Guara, J.P. Mayer
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 16th, 2012

Birds of Prey #12

Duane Swierczynski and Cliff Richards serve up "Birds of Prey" #12 with a healthy mix of drama, betrayals, and a potential new drive for the title's second year.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Duane
Artists:
Cliff Richards
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 16th, 2012

Captain Marvel #2

"Captain Marvel" #2 kicks off the first major arc of this new title from Kelly Sue DeConnick and Dexter Soy as we get a temporal surprise and a lead in to some two-fisted action.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kelly Sue DeConnick
Artists:
Dexter Soy
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
August 16th, 2012

Supergirl #12

"Supergirl" #12 sends Kara Zor-El to the bottom of the ocean to try to find answers about her origin.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Michael Green, Mike Johnson
Artists:
Mahmud Asrar, Cam Smith, Marc Deering
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 16th, 2012

Bloodshot #2

Duane Swierczynski, Manuel Garcia, Arturo Lozzi, and Matt Ryan make "Bloodshot" #2 a successful mix of espionage and horror, as Bloodshot struggles to separate fiction from reality even as the limits to his powers emerge.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Duane Swierczynski
Artists:
Manuel Garcia, Artuor Lozzi, Matt Ryan
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 16th, 2012

Wonder Woman #12

"Wonder Woman" #12 rounds out its first year with a bang, as Brian Azzarello and Cliff Chiang bring us to the birth of Zola's baby... and the multiple cliffhanger surprises were sitting under our noses all along.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Brian Azzarello
Artists:
Cliff Chiang
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 16th, 2012

Batwoman #12

Batwoman needs someone to help her chase the mythical, and J.H. Williams III and W. Haden Blackman use that as an opportunity to create their own "World's Finest" in "Batwoman" #12 as Wonder Woman guest-stars.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J.H. Williams III, W. Haden Blackman
Artists:
J.H. Williams III
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 16th, 2012

Before Watchmen: Rorschach #1

Brian Azzarello and Lee Bermejo craft a Rorschach story that brings the character back to his Charlton Comics roots in "Before Watchmen: Rorschach" #1.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Brian Azzarello, Len Wein
Artists:
Lee Bermejo, John Higgins
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 15th, 2012

New Mutants #47

"New Mutants" #47 begins the wind-down of the series, and Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning, and Felix Ruiz follow up from the previous storyline with a story about alternate realities sneaking up on you.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Felix Ruiz
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 15th, 2012

Supreme #66

Erik Larsen's run on "Supreme" continues with what feels like two very different books deliberately grafted together; one about the Liefeld-created Supreme, the other about the Moore-revamped Supreme -- but one half is better than the other

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Erik Larsen
Artists:
Erik Larsen, Cory Hamscher
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 15th, 2012

The Victories #1

Michael Avon Oeming brings "The Victories" to life with a story of a broken city protected by a broken hero.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Michael Avon Oeming
Artists:
Michael Avon Oeming
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 15th, 2012

Alabaster: Wolves #5

Caitlin R. Kiernan and Steve Lieber's "Alabaster: Wolves" #5 brings the mini-series to a violent, explosive conclusion, and show that none of its main characters will be the same as when it began.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Caitlin R. Kiernan
Artists:
Steve Lieber
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 15th, 2012
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