Review Search: 2012-11-14

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Point of Impact #2

"Point of Impact" #2 widens the locus of possible suspects in Jay Faerber and Koray Kuranel's mystery about a woman named Nicole Rafferty who fell to her death, as her boyfriend, husband and friend all work towards getting more information.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Jay Faerber
Artists:
Koray Kuranel
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
November 19th, 2012

Locke & Key: Omega #1

"Locke and Key: Omega" #1 begins the final arc of Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez's superb family-centric, artifact-strewn horror saga. Dodge inches towards her or his ultimate goal while the Lockes look back and open up.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Joe Hill
Artists:
Gabriel Rodriguez
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
November 19th, 2012

Amazing Spider-Man #697

The war between two Hobgoblins reaches its explosive conclusion in "Amazing Spider-Man" #697 by Dan Slott, Christos Gage and Giuseppe Camuncoli, with Peter Parker and Max Modell caught in the middle.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Slott, Christos Gage
Artists:
Giuseppe Camuncoli, Dan Green
Reviewer:
James Hunt
November 19th, 2012

Punk Rock Jesus #5

Chris challenges a follower's faith, and Thomas and Slate muse about their god-given talents in "Punk Rock Jesus" #5, continuing Sean Murphy's unconventional epic tale in a way that engages both the reader's heart and mind.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Sean Murphy
Artists:
Sean Murphy
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
November 16th, 2012

Ame-Comi II: Batgirl #1

Alternate "Ame-Comi" Universe Batgirl Barbara Gordon and Carrie as her sidekick Robin mix things up with a bevy of baddies in Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray and Sanford Greene's "Ame-Comi II: Batgirl."

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Justin Gray, Jimmy Palmiotti
Artists:
Sanford Greene
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
November 16th, 2012

X-Men Legacy #1

Simon Spurrier and Tan Eng Huat try to make a book focused on the character of Legion work, but "X-Men: Legacy" #1 doesn't hit the mark.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Simon Spurrier
Artists:
Tan Eng Huat, Craig Yeung
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 16th, 2012

Frankenstein: Agent of S.H.A.D.E. #14

"Frankenstein: Agent of S.H.A.D.E." #14 continues Matt Kindt's dabblings in the events of "Rotworld" with grotesquely fine artwork from Alberto Ponticelli.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
Alberto Ponticelli, Wayne Faucher
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 16th, 2012

Red She-Hulk #59

Jeff Parker has taken on the assignment of writing an interesting Betty Ross/Red She-Hulk. While she’s not there yet, in "Red She-Hulk" #59, Parker certainly writes an interesting X-51.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Carlo Pagulayan, Wellington Alves
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 15th, 2012

Suicide Squad #14

"Death of the Family" invades Adam Glass and Fernando Dagnino's "Suicide Squad" #14, but it's the crossover that proves to be the least interesting part of the issue as Amanda Waller deals with a recent betrayal.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Adam Glass
Artists:
Fernando Dagnino
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 15th, 2012

Wolverine and the X-Men #20

Angel takes on a primary role in recruiting new mutants for the Jean Grey School in "Wolverine & The X-Men" #20 by Jason Aaron and guest artist Steve Sanders.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Steve Sanders
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
November 15th, 2012

Avengers Assemble #9

"Avengers Assemble" #9 gives Kelly Sue DeConnick a chance to write some classic Avengers, like Iron Man and Hulk, while Stefano Caselli draws pretty pictures to match.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kelly Sue DeConnick
Artists:
Stefano Caselli
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 15th, 2012

Great Pacific #1

Joe Harris and Martin Morazzo concoct a thriller woven around the Great Pacific Garbage Patch and a billionaire whiz-kid with a hare-brained idea in "Great Pacific" #1.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Joe Harris
Artists:
Martin Morazzo
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 15th, 2012

Courtney Crumrin #7

Ted Naifeh's "Courtney Crumrin" #7 is a reminder how much fun this series normally is; with a magical chase and a hiding place in a swap, the sky's the limit on what Naifeh comes up with next.

Publisher:
Oni Press
Writer:
Ted Naifeh
Artists:
Ted Naifeh
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 14th, 2012

Thor: God of Thunder #1

"Thor: God of Thunder" #1, written by Jason Aaron with luscious art by Esad Ribic gives the legend of everyone's favorite Thunder God a bold new start with a twist of mystery.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Esad Ribic
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 14th, 2012

Fantastic Four #1

"Fantastic Four" #1 marks the Marvel NOW! debut of Matt Fraction and Mark Bagley, but can they transform Marvel's oldest series for the modern era?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Mark Farmer
Reviewer:
James Hunt
November 14th, 2012

Where is Jake Ellis? #1

Nathan Edmondson and Tonci Zonjic's "Where is Jake Ellis?" #1 (a sequel to last year's "Who is Jake Ellis?") is an espionage thriller that reminds readers why they liked the first mini-series so much.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Nathan Edmondson
Artists:
Tonci Zonjic
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 14th, 2012

Batgirl #14

"Batgirl" #14 from Gail Simone and a large team of artists is an interesting tale of the Joker messing with Batgirl’s world.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gail Simone
Artists:
Ed Benes, Daniel Sampere, Vicente Cifuentes, Mark Irwin
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
November 14th, 2012

Saga #7

Back from a brief hiatus, Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples bring more space opera surprises in "Saga" #7.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Brian K. Vaughan
Artists:
Fiona Staples
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 14th, 2012

The Massive #6

"The Massive” #6 from Brian Wood and Garry Brown is a character examination through a great action sequence and some beautiful flashbacks.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Garry Brown
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
November 14th, 2012

The Boys #72

"The Boys" #72 from Garth Ennis and Darick Robertson, with a little Richard P. Clark, brings the entire run to a close in a simple way with some deeper meaning.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Garth Ennis
Artists:
Darick Robertson, Richard P. Clark
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
November 14th, 2012

Batman #14

"Batman" #14 has Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo continue "Death of the Family" with a dip into the chemicals that created the Joker and other past encounters, but the Joker is changing the rules this time.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV
Artists:
Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion, Jock
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 14th, 2012

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo Volume 1

Volume 1 of Denise Mina, Leonardo Manco, and Andrea Mutti's adaptation of Stieg Larsson's "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo" isn't a bad book but it can't live up to the superior source material.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Denise Mina
Artists:
Leonardo Manco, Andrea Mutti
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
November 14th, 2012

All-New X-Men #1

Brian Michael Bendis and Stuart Immonen serve up "All-New X-Men" #1 with a story that is entertaining, but doesn't necessarily feel all-new as we watch new mutants get recruited by the "bad guys."

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Stuart Immonen, Wade von Grawbadger
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 13th, 2012
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