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Uncanny Skullkickers #1

"Uncanny Skullkickers" #1 begins a new adventure for Kusia and Rex as Jim Zub and Edwin Huang strand them on a deserted island and thus expanding the parody scope of "Skullkickers" into jungle survival as well as pirates and epic fanta

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Jim Zub
Artists:
Edwin Huang, Kevin Raganit
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
March 4th, 2013

Uncanny X-Men #2

"Uncanny X-Men" #2 by Brian Michael Bendis and Chris Bachalo delves into the mind and motivations of Emma Frost, before moving the plot towards the new student recruits and the dangers that Cyclops' team must face to keep them.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Chris Bachalo, Tim Townsend, Jaime Mendoza, Al Vey, Victor Olazaba
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
March 4th, 2013

Courtney Crumrin #10

"Courtney Crumrin" #10 by Ted Naifeh is a pitch-perfect ending to the first major story arc of the series, containing a mythic-feeling resolution as well as a twist about the narrator that is both surprising and poignant.

Publisher:
Oni Press
Writer:
Ted Naifeh
Artists:
Ted Naifeh
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
March 4th, 2013

The Fury of Firestorm: The Nuclear Man #17

It's around the point that Firestorm gets into a fight with the Teen Titans for absolutely no reason at all that Dan Jurgens and Ray McCarthy's "The Fury of Firestorm: The Nuclear Man" #17 falls apart.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan Jurgens
Artists:
Dan Jurgens, Ray McCarthy, Karl Kesel
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 4th, 2013

The Answer! #2

As "The Answer!" #2 hits its halfway point, Devin and the Answer find themselves in over their heads, and creators Dennis Hopeless and Mike Norton do so in a fun and believable manner.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Dennis Hopeless, Mike Norton
Artists:
Mike Norton
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 4th, 2013

Avengers Arena #5

The concept of "Avengers Arena" #5 still feels a bit weak, but Dennis Hopeless and Kev Walker's attempt to put together an ensemble of characters is gaining steam.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dennis Hopeless
Artists:
Kev Walker
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 4th, 2013

Star Trek: The Next Generation: Hive #4

"Star Trek The Next Generation: Hive" #4 brings to a close the miniseries from the mind of Trek mainstay Brannon Braga as the Enterprise crew face the Borg -- maybe for the final time.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Brannon Braga, Travis Fickett, Terry Matalas
Artists:
Joe Corroney
Reviewer:
James Hunt
March 4th, 2013

Punisher War Zone #5

Greg Rucka and Carmine Di Giandomenico bid farewell to Rachel Cole-Alves in "Punisher War Zone" #5.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
Carmine Di Giandomenico
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 4th, 2013

Journey Into Mystery #649

Kathryn Immonen and Valerio Schiti make "Journey Into Mystery" #649 a celebration of all the wonders this title has brought to the Marvel Universe, from Silver Age monsters to Sif storming back into Asgard.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kathryn Immonen
Artists:
Valerio Schiti
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 4th, 2013

FF #4

"The Jen" goes out on a date and Mik, Korr, Turg, and Tong try to ruin it with maniacal help from Bentley-23, but the reveal of Bentley's mentor is what will blow your mind in Matt Fraction and Michael Allred's "FF" #4.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Michael Allred
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
March 1st, 2013

Uncanny X-Force #2

An old friend surprises the team and Spiral with her young mutant charge in tow, and everything is decidedly not as it seems in Sam Humphries and Ron Garney's "Uncanny X-Force" #2.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Sam Humphries
Artists:
Ron Garney, Danny Miki, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
March 1st, 2013

Five Weapons #1

Jimmie Robinson's "Five Weapons" #1 kicks off a mini-series that takes a good concept of a school for assassins and then makes it better using mysteries and good-old-fashioned smarts.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Jimmie Robinson
Artists:
Jimmie Robinson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 1st, 2013

Nemo: Heart of Ice

"League of Extraordinary Gentlemen" fans rejoice! Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill finally tackle the Cthulhu mythos in a short graphic novel that honors H.P. Lovecraft's legacy and tells an exciting, dense tale of Antarctic adventure.

Publisher:
Top Shelf
Writer:
Alan Moore
Artists:
Kevin O'Neill
Reviewer:
Nat Webb
March 1st, 2013

Young Avengers #2

"Young Avengers" #2 from Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie and Mike Norton isn't short on charm or inventiveness, as Wiccan and Hulkling discover that some things are too good to be true.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Jamie McKelvie, Mike Norton
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 1st, 2013

Deathmatch #3

Paul Jenkins and Carlos Magno continue to pit superhero against superhero as the characters struggle to uncover what is behind "Deathmatch"

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Paul Jenkins
Artists:
Carlos Magno
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
March 1st, 2013

Justice League Dark #17

Timothy Hunter takes control of the situation in "Justice League Dark" #17 by co-writers Jeff Lemire and Ray Fawkes with stunning art from Mikel Janin.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire, Ray Fawkes
Artists:
Mikel Janin
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 1st, 2013

Uncanny Avengers #4

"Uncanny Avengers" #4 by Rick Remender and John Cassaday doesn't always meet expectations, but at least it misses them in interesting ways.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
John Cassaday
Reviewer:
James Hunt
March 1st, 2013

Hawkeye #8

The mysterious redhead returns in Matt Fraction and David Aja's "Hawkeye" #8, causing all sorts of problems for our hero, both personally and professionally.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
David Aja, Annie Wu
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
February 28th, 2013

Aquaman #17

Now that the throne has been fought for and decided, Geoff Johns and Paul Pelletier guide Aquaman through some tough decisions in "Aquaman" #17.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Sean Parsons
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 28th, 2013

Batman Incorporated #8

In one of the worst kept secrets of 2013, "Batman Incorporated" #8 has Grant Morrison, Chris Burnham, and Jason Masters bid goodbye to a member of the Batman Family in a story that is oddly touching.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Chris Burnham, Jason Masters
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 27th, 2013

Comeback #4

"Comeback" #4 from Ed Brisson and Michael Walsh brings the time traveling Reconnect agents to the end of their rope, as events in the past and present collide, and the FBI plays its hand. It's time travelling drama without the headaches.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Ed Brisson
Artists:
Michael Walsh
Reviewer:
Augie De Blieck Jr.
February 27th, 2013

Pantalones, TX: Don't Chicken Out

Hilarity ensues when Chico Bustamante squares up against a giant chicken for the sake of a small Texas town in Yehudi Mercado's "Pantalones, TX: Don't Chicken Out."

Publisher:
Archaia
Writer:
Yehudi Mercado
Artists:
Yehudi Mercado
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 27th, 2013

Mask of the Red Panda #1

"Mask of the Red Panda" #1 from Gregg Taylor and Dean Kotz is a superb Golden Age pulp tale of a hero and his intrepid sidekick exploring a mystical crime in their city.

Publisher:
Monkeybrain Comics
Writer:
Gregg Taylor
Artists:
Dean Kotz
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
February 27th, 2013

The Lone Ranger #13

"The Lone Ranger" #13 from Ande Parks and Esteve Polls is a thin standalone tale of the eponymous hero freeing some Chinese female slaves from a deplorable man.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Ande Parks
Artists:
Esteve Polls
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
February 27th, 2013

Amala's Blade

"Amala's Blade" #0 from Steve Horton and Michael Dialynas is a welcome slice of genre mash up fun as readers follow Amala on an adventure-filled quest.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Steve Horton
Artists:
Michael Dialynas
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
February 27th, 2013

Guardians of the Galaxy #0.1

The Marvel NOW hype machine finally unleashes the new adventures of Rocket Raccoon and his band of adventurers from Brian Michael Bendis and Steve McNiven with "Guardians of the Galaxy" # 0.1.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Steve McNiven, John Dell
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 27th, 2013
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