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Fantastic Four #611

Jonathan Hickman wraps up his run on Marvel's first family with "Fantastic Four" #611 and brings one of the most epic Doctor Doom stories to a close.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Ryan Stegman
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 15th, 2012

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9 #14

Jane Espenson and Karl Moline unleash Billy the Vampire Slayer in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9" #14, and what could have been cliché or even offensive ends up actually working quite well.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Jane Espenson, Drew Z. Greenberg
Artists:
Karl Moline, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 15th, 2012

Ultimate Comics X-Men #17

War has come to bear in Brian Wood's "Ultimate Comics X-Men" as Kitty's team faces bold successes at war before a cliffhanger that could prove devastating.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Carlo Barberi, Juan Vlasco
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
October 15th, 2012

Archer and Armstrong #3

"Archer and Armstrong" #3 by writer Fred Van Lente and artists Clayton Henry and Pere Perez builds a world that is both familiar and fantastical, with lighthearted camaraderie flowering against the background of a race to reassemble a powerful w

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Clayton Henry, Pere Perez
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
October 15th, 2012

The Stuff Of Legend: The Toy Collector #1

"The Toy Collector" is the fourth volume of Mike Raicht, Brian Smith & Charles Paul Wilson III's "The Stuff of Legend" series focuses on the Boogeyman's quest to re-establish his army and kingdom, which doesn't bode well

Publisher:
Th3rd World Studios
Writer:
Mike Raicht, Brian Smith
Artists:
Charles Paul Wilson III
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 15th, 2012

The Creep #2

Don't be scared by the title; with its investigation into the death of two teens, "The Creep" is rapidly turning out to be one of the best mini-series of the year, courtesy John Arcudi and Jonathan Case.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
John Arcudi
Artists:
Jonathan Case
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 15th, 2012

Morning Glories #22

The Truants reveal (a little) more of their game plan and Ian and Hunter have a geek-meets-geek conversation. Fantastic character interactions and mind-bending, still-opaque mysteries define "Morning Glories" #2 by Nick Spencer and Joe Eisma.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Nick Spencer
Artists:
Joe Eisma
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
October 15th, 2012

Suicide Squad #13

"Suicide Squad" picks up where #12 left off in August, and Adam Glass and Cliff Richards wind down Basilisk's attempt to destroy Amanda Waller and the Suicide Squad. Don't mess with the Wall.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Adam Glass
Artists:
Cliff Richards
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 15th, 2012

X-Men #37

Things come to a head within Storm's team, as loyalties and betrayals are revealed in Brian Wood and David López's last issue of their fantastic "X-Men" run.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
David López, Alvaro López
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
October 15th, 2012

Punk Rock Jesus #4

In "Punk Rock Jesus" #4, more than one character dies, and Chris, clone of Jesus Christ, finally finds Punk Rock. Writer and artist Sean Murphy tells a grand, ambitious story about reality TV, religion and resistance in contemporary America.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Sean Murphy
Artists:
Sean Murphy
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
October 15th, 2012

New York Drawings

A lovely collection of Adrian Tomine's "New York Drawings," which includes much of his work from "The New Yorker," a few strips, a new introduction strip and some rare sketchbook work.

Publisher:
Drawn & Quarterly
Writer:
Adrian Tomine
Artists:
Adrian Tomine
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
October 15th, 2012

Red She-Hulk #58

Red She-Hulk gets her own series in the chaos of Marvel NOW! courtesy Jeff Parker and Carlo Pagulayan and, quite appropriately, tears everything up.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Carlo Pagulayan, Wellington Alves
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
October 15th, 2012

Avengers #31

: The end of Brian Michael Bendis' redefining work for the Avengers brand begins with a good, but quick read in the pages of "Avengers" #31.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Brandon Peterson, Mike Mayhew
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 15th, 2012

Arrow #1

"Arrow" #1 seeks to provide an introduction to the CW television show of the same name with a disappointing result.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Marc Guggenheim, Andrew Kreisberg
Artists:
Mike Grell
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
October 15th, 2012

Frankenstein: Agent of S.H.A.D.E. #13

Matt Kindt and Alberto Ponticelli construct an incredibly fun "Rotworld" tie-in for "Frankenstein: Agent of S.H.A.D.E." #13, a one-shot tie-in that can stand on its own two feet.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
Alberto Ponticelli, Wayne Faucher
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
October 15th, 2012

Phantom Stranger #1

The Phantom Stranger continues his stroll through the DC Universe, introducing readers to a pair of once highly recognizable characters unimpressively reinterpreted for the relaunched universe.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan DiDio
Artists:
Brent Anderson, Philip Tan
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 15th, 2012

Point of Impact #1

"Point Of Impact" is a black and white crime fiction miniseries by Jay Faerber and Koray Kuranel featuring two men mysteriously connected to one another that cross paths in the wake of a woman's shocking murder.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Jay Faerber
Artists:
Koray Kuranel
Reviewer:
Andy Liegl
October 15th, 2012

Team 7 #1

After Zero Month, Justin Jordan and Ron Frenz have a weak follow-up with "Team 7" #1 that misses the mark on both character and art.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Justin Jordan
Artists:
Ron Frenz, Jesús Merino, Marlo Alquiza, Drew Geraci, José Marzan, Jr.
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 15th, 2012

Stumptown #2

The second volume of “Stumptown,” subtitled “The Case of the Baby in the Velvet Case” is exactly what you’d expect in a Greg Rucka story: action and suspense with a nice helping of lively Matthew Southworth art.

Publisher:
Oni Press
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
Matthew Southworth
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 11th, 2012

Halloween Eve #1

Brandon Montclare and Amy Reeder bring "Halloween Eve" from Kickstarter to Image as a different kind of comic book story.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Brandon Montclare
Artists:
Amy Reeder
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 10th, 2012

Uncanny Avengers #1

"Uncanny Avengers" #1 by Rick Remender and John Cassaday presents an impressive first installment about the newest team of Avengers to form following "Avengers Vs. X-Men."

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
John Cassaday
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 10th, 2012

AvX: Consequences #1

Kieron Gillen and Tom Raney pick up the pieces of "Avengers vs. X-Men" in "AvX: Consequences" #1, and the end result already feels more coherent and thought-through than the mini-series that spawned it.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Tom Raney
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 10th, 2012

Batman #13

"Batman" #13 is a deliciously terrible reintroduction to the Joker. Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo keep the tension nasty and the scares wickedly smart.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
October 9th, 2012
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