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Clone #3

"Clone" #3 by David Schuler and Juan Jose Ryp has Luke entering the lab complex with Patrick to rescue his wife and child, while Vice President Charles' conscience duels with his vanity.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
David Schulner
Artists:
Juan Jose Ryp
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
January 14th, 2013

Thunderbolts #3

In "Thunderbolts" #3 by Daniel Way and Steve Dillon, the black ops team continues their first mission in Kata Jayan as it becomes clear that Red Hulk is keeping more than one element of his plan hidden from his team.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Daniel Way
Artists:
Steve Dillon
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
January 14th, 2013

Cable and X-Force #3

In "Cable and X-Force" #3, Dennis Hopeless and Salvador Larroca have Cable and the newly assembled X-Force act pre-emptively in response to a future nation-wide epidemic from a mysterious source.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dennis Hopeless
Artists:
Salvador Larroca
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
January 14th, 2013

Dial H #8

The Centipede makes his move on Nelson and Roxie in China Miéville's wildly creative "Dial H" #8.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
China Mieville
Artists:
Alberto Ponticelli, Dan Green
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
January 14th, 2013

Ultimate Comics X-Men #21

Too many creators muddles both the idea and the execution in the latest installment of Brian Wood's otherwise engaging "Ultimate Comics X-Men" #21.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Wood, Nathan Edmonson
Artists:
Carlo Barberi, David Baldeon, Juan Vlasco, Jordi Tarragona
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
January 14th, 2013

Punisher War Zone #3

It's a shame that Greg Rucka's Punisher run has to end with "Punisher War Zone," because this issue feels like his heart simply isn't in it anymore.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
Carmine Di Giandomenico
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 14th, 2013

Stormwatch #16

As Peter Milligan and Will Conrad continue to wrap up plot threads from the title's original creative team, "Stormwatch" #16 is starting to feel like the title is getting a voice of its own.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter Milligan
Artists:
Will Conrad, Eduardo Pansica, Julio Ferreira
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 14th, 2013

The Phantom Stranger #4

J.M. DeMatteis joins Dan DiDio on the writing chores for "Phantom Stranger" #4 to embellish the script for Brent Anderson, Philip Tan and Rob Hunter's artwork.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan DiDio, J.M. DeMatteis
Artists:
Brent Anderson, Philip Tan, Rob Hunter
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 14th, 2013

Earth 2 #8

The basic idea behind James Robinson and Yildiray Cinar's "Earth 2" #8 sounds good in an outline form, but the actual execution of the Steppenwolf and Fury show feels remarkably flat and dull.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Yildiray Cinar, Ryan Winn, Ruy Jose
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 14th, 2013

Detective Comics #16

John Layman and Jason Fabok take "Detective Comics" #16 in a different direction for the "Death of the Family" tie-in, and the end result makes it one of the best ones yet.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
John Layman
Artists:
Jason Fabok, Andy Clarke
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 14th, 2013

Avengers Arena #3

"Avengers Arena" #3 by Dennis Hopeless and Kev Walker dispatches another teen hero in another entertaining and illuminating character study.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dennis Hopeless
Artists:
Kev Walker
Reviewer:
James Hunt
January 14th, 2013

Ghost #3

Kelly Sue DeConnick and Phil Noto serve up some exposition in "Ghost" #3, but the answers to a lot of the title's mysteries end up being satisfying rather than overwhelming.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Kelly Sue DeConnick
Artists:
Phil Noto
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 14th, 2013

Scarlet Spider #13

Scarlet Spider takes on not one, but two werewolves in "Scarlet Spider" #13 by Chris Yost and Khoi Pham.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Yost
Artists:
Khoi Pham, Tom Palmer, Terry Pallot, Bit
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 11th, 2013

Secret Avengers #36

"Secret Avengers" #36 from Rick Remender and Matteo Scalera is the big penultimate issue, with fights throughout the issue as the series winds down to its conclusion.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Matteo Scalera
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
January 11th, 2013

Fantastic Four #3

Matt Fraction and Mark Bagley bring the first family to Zeta Doradus for adventures in exploring new worlds in "Fantastic Four" #3.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Mark Farmer
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 11th, 2013

Action Comics #16

Boasting "The Second Death of Superman" on its cover, "Superman" #16 by Grant Morrison, Brad Walker, and Rags Morales falls short of living up to its own promises.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison, Sholly Fisch
Artists:
Brad Walker, Rags Morales, Andrew Hennessy, Mark Propst, Chris Sprouse, Karl Story
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 10th, 2013

Sweet Tooth #40

"Sweet Tooth" #40 from Jeff Lemire draws the acclaimed series to a close with grace and flare, giving Gus one more battle to fight and one more future to face.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Jeff Lemire
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 10th, 2013

Thor: God of Thunder #4

"Thor God of Thunder" #4 from Jason Aaron and Esad Ribic continues to drop epic moments as Thor gets closer to the final confrontation with the God Butcher.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Esad Ribic
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
January 10th, 2013

Swamp Thing #16

As Scott Snyder and Yanick Paquette's run begins to wind down, "Swamp Thing" continues to make "Rotworld" entertaining as we see the unusual state of Gotham City in the future.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Yanick Paquette
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 10th, 2013

Jinrise #1

IDW strays away from their proven licensed comic properties to deliver "Jinnrise" #1 from writer Sohaib Awan and artist Tony Vassallo where a genie is summoned to defend the Earth from an alien invasion.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Sohaib Awan, Gordon Holmes
Artists:
Tony Vassallo, Mark Torres
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 9th, 2013

Star Wars #1

Set shortly after the destruction of the first Death Star, "Star Wars" #1 by Brian Wood and Carlos D'Anda delivers a very solid, incredibly fun read for fans of the original trilogy.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Carlos D'Anda
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 9th, 2013

Superior Spider-Man #1

"Superior Spider-Man” #1 from Dan Slott and Ryan Stegman is a perfect jumping on point for anyone looking for a little arachnid action in a completely new, and yet still insanely fun, way.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Slott
Artists:
Ryan Stegman
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
January 8th, 2013
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