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Locke & Key: Omega #2

"Locke and Key: Omega" #2 is another sucker punch to the heart as Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez zero in on the one heroic character who might have the guts and knowledge to stop Dodge: Rufus Whedon.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Joe Hill
Artists:
Gabriel Rodriguez
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
December 24th, 2012

Sword of Sorcery #3

In "Sword of Sorcery" #3, both "Amethyst" by Christy Marx and Aaron Lopresti and "Beowulf" by Tony Bedard and Jesus Saiz feature some face-to-face confrontation time with murderous villainesses that are kind to one of the her

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Christy Marx, Tony Bedard
Artists:
Aaron Lopresti, Claude St. Aubin, Jesus Saiz
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
December 24th, 2012

Daredevil #21

"Daredevil" #21 from Mark Waid and Chris Samnee is a conclusion to the terror that Coyote has caused Matt Murdock.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Waid
Artists:
Chris Samnee
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
December 24th, 2012

America's Got Powers #4

Jonathan Ross and Bryan Hitch return with "America's Got Powers" #4, but a long delay appears to have hurt its momentum.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Ross
Artists:
Bryan Hitch, Paul Neary, Jason Paz
Reviewer:
James Hunt
December 24th, 2012

Cable and X-Force #2

In "Cable and X-Force" #2, Dennis Hopeless and Salvador Larroca give the people what they want: answers about Colossus.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dennis Hopeless
Artists:
Salvador Larroca
Reviewer:
James Hunt
December 24th, 2012

Journey Into Mystery #647

Sif's adventures in "Journey Into Mystery" #647 continue, thanks to Kathryn Immonen's story and Valerio Schiti's gorgeous artwork, in an issue that is awesomely enjoyable.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kathryn Immonen
Artists:
Valerio Schiti
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 21st, 2012

Batwoman #15

Batwoman and Wonder Woman get a breather in "Batwoman" #15 as readers experience this ongoing story from Maggie Sawyer’s point of view, courtesy of J.H. Williams III, Hayden Blackman, and Trevor McCarthy.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J.H. Williams III, W. Haden Blackman
Artists:
Trevor McCarthy, J.H. Williams III
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
December 21st, 2012

X-Men Legacy #3

Simon Spurrier and Tan Eng Huat's "X-Men Legacy" continues to search for its own schizophrenic voice, even as Spurrier has found a great one for Legion himself.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Simon Spurrier
Artists:
Tan Eng Huat, Craig Yeung
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
December 21st, 2012

Supreme #67

Erik Larsen's wrapping up his short-lived "Supreme" run with a fight between Mean Supreme and Omni-Man from "Invincible," even as the other Supremes try to find a way to get their powers back.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Erik Larsen
Artists:
Erik Larsen, Cory Hamscher
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 21st, 2012

Secret Avengers #35

"Secret Avengers" #35 from Rick Remender and Matteo Scalera is the issue where the villain lays out all his cards and sets his plan into motion.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Matteo Scalera
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
December 21st, 2012

Captain America #2

"Captain America" #2 from Rick Remender, John Romita Jr. and Klaus Janson is an action filled romp of Steve Rogers fighting to survive in the dangerous wilderness in Dimension Z.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
John Romita Jr, Klaus Janson
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
December 21st, 2012

Hawkeye #6

Matt Fraction and David Aja timely and seasonal "Hawkeye" #6 is a delicious treat, just like the previous five issues, but with a little holiday sparkle.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
David Aja
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
December 21st, 2012

JSA Liberty Files: The Whistling Skull #1

B. Clay Moore and Tony Harris finally shepherd their Whistling Skull creation to the printed page with mixed results in "JSA Liberty Files: The Whistling Skull" #1.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
B. Clay Moore
Artists:
Tony Harris
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 21st, 2012

Avengers Arena #2

A nice "Lord of the Flies" tribute on the cover of "Avengers Arena" #2 winds up being appropriate for the adventures within, thanks to the mixture of characters Dennis Hopeless and Kev Walker have pulled together.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dennis Hopeless
Artists:
Kev Walker
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 21st, 2012

Thor: God of Thunder #3

"Thor: God of Thunder" #3 from Jason Aaron and Esad Ribic is fantastic as Thor races to understand the God Butcher so he can face up to him again.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Esad Ribic
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
December 20th, 2012

Nightwing #15

If the upcoming Mayan Apocalypse is getting you down, don't worry: Kyle Higgins and Eddy Barrows's "Nightwing" #15 will make you feel better, because you don't work in a circus being attacked by the Joker.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kyle Higgins
Artists:
Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 20th, 2012

Indestructible Hulk #2

Iron Man drops by for a guest spot in Mark Waid’s “Indestructible Hulk” #2 and Leinil Francis Yu provides the visuals for the reunion.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Waid
Artists:
Leinil Francis Yu, Gerry Alanguilan
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 20th, 2012

Wonder Woman #15

Brian Azzarello and Cliff Chiang bring Orion of the New Gods back this month in "Wonder Woman" #15 which naturally leads to Orion throwing down with Diana.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Brian Azzarello
Artists:
Cliff Chiang
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 20th, 2012

Uncanny X-Force #35

"Uncanny X-Force" #35 wraps up the series, as Rick Remender and Phil Noto deal with the aftermath of "The Final Execution Saga" and for one character, we even have an unexpected happy ending.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Phil Noto
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 19th, 2012

Avengers #2

"Avengers" #2 gives readers exactly what they want: more Avengers, courtesy Jonathan Hickman and artist Jerome Opeña.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Jerome Opena
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 19th, 2012

FF #2

"FF " #2 has the series find its own voice as Matt Fraction and Laura Allred show us just what happens when the replacement Fantastic Four find themselves having to inhabit the positions for more than just four minutes.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Michael Allred
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 19th, 2012

Saga #8

"Saga" #8 gives a look on how Alana and Marko first met, and even as Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples subvert normal romantic clichés, it's the familiar affection of family that ultimately carries this issue.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Brian K. Vaughan
Artists:
Fiona Staples
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 19th, 2012

Harbinger #7

At a glance, Joshua Dysart, Barry Kitson, Lee Garbett and Khari Evans's depiction of Flamingo in "Harbinger" #7 seems a little too one-note to grab attention. But once you compare her to the rest of the cast, her role seems a bit clearer.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Joshua Dysart
Artists:
Barry Kitson, Lee Garbett, Khari Evans
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 19th, 2012

A+X #3

"A+X" #3 has a Black Panther/Storm story by Jason Aaron and Pasqual Ferry and a Hawkeye/Gambit story by James Asmus and Billy Tan with mixed results.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron, James Asmus
Artists:
Pasqual Ferry, Billy Tan
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
December 19th, 2012

The Black Beetle

"The Black Beetle" #0 by Francesco Francavilla is a moody pulp action comic that scores beautifully on many fronts.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Francesco Francavilla
Artists:
Francesco Francavilla
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
December 19th, 2012

All-New X-Men #4

"All-New X-Men" #4 puts Cyclops the current against Cyclops the once-was courtesy of Brian Michael Bendis and Stuart Immonen.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Stuart Immonen, Wade von Grawbadger
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 18th, 2012
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