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Supurbia #5

Grace Randolph and Russell Dauterman's "Supurbia" #5 plays catch-up with lives and loves of superheroes who live in the same 'burb. Several major characters awkwardly reshape their lives, and the ending promises a twist from a differen

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Grace Randolph
Artists:
Russell Dauterman
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
March 18th, 2013

Alpha: Big Time #2

In "Alpha: Big Time" #2, Joshua Hale Fiakov and Nuno Plati show how Alpha is coping as the re-empowered teenage superhero frantically and humorously engages in damage control after his big mistake.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Joshua Hale Fialkov
Artists:
Nuno Plati
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
March 18th, 2013

Fearless Defenders #2

Dani Moonstar kicks some bad guy butt but gets captured anyway, while Valkyrie, Misty Knight and Dr. Annabelle Riggs head to Asgardia in Cullen Bunn and Will Sliney's "The Fearless Defenders" #2.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Cullen Bunn
Artists:
Will Sliney
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
March 18th, 2013

Threshold #3

"Threshold" #3 from Keith Giffen, Tom Raney, Phil Winslade and Scott Kolins continues to muddle along, stirring intergalactic pots and trying to drum up interest.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen
Artists:
Tom Raney, Phil Winslade, Scott Kolins
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 18th, 2013

Avengers Arena #6

"Avengers Arena" #6 continues the friend against friend battle royale story set on Arcade's island version of Murder World with keen art from Kev Walker to match the gritty adventure written by Dennis Hopeless.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dennis Hopeless
Artists:
Kev Walker
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 18th, 2013

Katana #2

An uneven issue by Ann Nocenti and Alex Sanchez continues to explore Katana's revenge mission and awkwardly jams in her recruitment to "Justice League of America."

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Ann Nocenti
Artists:
Alex Sanchez, Claude St. Aubin
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
March 18th, 2013

Ultimate Comics Wolverine #1

Wolverine returns, sort of, in a new series from Cullen Bunn and David Messina that checks all the boxes of an X-Men story without adding anything new.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Cullen Bunn
Artists:
David Messina, Gary Erskine
Reviewer:
Nat Webb
March 18th, 2013

Ultimate Comics X-Men #24

Brian Wood and "Supergirl" artist Mahmud Asrar team up for "Ultimate Comics X-Men" #24, as secret plans are revealed and an old character reasserts her dominance.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Mahmud Asrar, Juan Vlasco
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
March 18th, 2013

Archer and Armstrong #8

In "Archer and Armstrong" #8, Fred Van Lente and Emanuela Lupacchino pit the new Geomancer, The Eternal Warrior, Archer and Armstrong in a race against time as they try to thwart the cult-like doomsday plans of the The Null and its leader Zorn.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Emanuela Lupacchino, Guillermo Ortego
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
March 15th, 2013

Age of Ultron #2

"Age of Ultron" #2 by Brian Bendis and Bryan Hitch takes readers further into the post-disaster world as Black Widow and Moon Knight take center stage.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Bryan Hitch, Paul Neary
Reviewer:
James Hunt
March 15th, 2013

Uncanny X-Men #3

"Uncanny X-Men" #3 by Brian Bendis and Chris Bachalo continues the upward trend in quality for the series as the Avengers come a-knocking.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Chris Bachalo, Tim Townsend, Jaime Mendoza, Al Vey, Victor Olazaba
Reviewer:
James Hunt
March 15th, 2013

Ghostbusters #2

The substitute Ghostbusters are still filling in under the creative team of Erik Burnham and Dan Schoening in "Ghostbusters" #2.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Erik Burnham
Artists:
Dan Schoening, Erik Burnham
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 15th, 2013

Ghost #4

Kelly Sue DeConnick and Phil Noto's "Ghost" #4 wraps up this initial mini-series, with enough plot and exposition mixed in to support the upcoming ongoing series, as well as provide a hook so readers want to come back.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Kelly Sue DeConnick
Artists:
Phil Noto
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 15th, 2013

Suicide Squad #18

"Suicide Squad" #18 continues the Squad's attack on the alive-once-more Regulus, but Adam Glass and Henrik Jonsson's comic is feeling a little tired as it heads down a familiar path.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Adam Glass
Artists:
Henrik Jonsson, Sandu Florea
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 15th, 2013

Buddy Cops #1

Writer Nate Cosby and artist Evan Shaner bring zaniness and wacky adventures to "Buddy Cops" #1 through Officer Uranus and his uptight robotic partner, T.A.Z.E.R.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Nate Cosby
Artists:
Evan Shaner
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 15th, 2013

Wolverine & the X-Men #26

Jason Aaron and Ramon Perez do the near-impossible in "Wolverine & the X-Men" #26 and make Dog Logan from "Origin" an interesting character. Well, more interesting than before, at any rate.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Ramon Perez
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 14th, 2013

Avenging Spider-Man #18

Marco Checchetto joins writer Christopher Yost on "Avenging Spider-Man" #18 in a tale that brings together Thor, Electro and Superior Spider-Man.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Christopher Yost
Artists:
Marco Checchetto
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 14th, 2013

Thor: God of Thunder #6

"Thor God of Thunder" #6 from Jason Aaron and Butch Guice is the origin of Gorr and while it raises some great questions of faith, it doesn’t completely deliver as an innovative narrative.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Butch Guice, Tom Palmer
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
March 14th, 2013

Fantastic Four #5

Matt Fraction and Mark Bagley take us back to the assassination of Julius Caesar in "Fantastic Four" #5, but of course there's more to this story than initially meets the eye.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Mark Farmer
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 14th, 2013

Shrugged: Volume 2 #1

"Shrugged: Volume 2" #1 isn't the most approachable or memorable of Aspen's "10 for 10" initiative, but still makes for an enjoyable read.

Publisher:
Aspen Comics
Writer:
Frank Mastromauro
Artists:
Jonathan Marks, Micah Gunnell
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 14th, 2013

Batman and Robin #18

After the death of Damian Wayne, Peter J. Tomasi and Patrick Gleason use "Batman and Robin" #18 to deal with the repercussions in a silent, heartfelt manner.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Patrick Gleason, Mick Gray
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 13th, 2013

Secret Avengers #2

As Nick Spencer and Luke Ross serve up the Taskmaster in "Secret Avengers" #2, it solidifies what you may have felt with the first issue, that Spencer and Ross are setting up a long game here.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Nick Spencer
Artists:
Luke Ross
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 13th, 2013

Batman #18

With the recent death of Damian Wayne, "Batman" #18's focus on Harper Row from Scott Snyder, Andy Kubert, James Tynion IV, and Alex Maleev is bound to attract additional attention.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV
Artists:
Andy Kubert, Alex Maleev, Sandra Hope
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 13th, 2013

Aliens Vs. Parker #1

"Aliens Vs Parker" #1 from Paul Scheer, Nick Giovannetti and Manuel Bracchi is a very funny books with some heart at its center as a space delivery man attempts to chase possible love.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Paul Scheer, Nick Gionvannetti
Artists:
Manuel Bracchi
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
March 13th, 2013

Sledgehammer 44 #1

"Sledgehammer 44" #1 from Mike Mignola, John Arcudi, and Jason Latour is a superb war comic that twists in a new version of Iron Man as a Mignola creation.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola, John Arcudi
Artists:
Jason Latour
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
March 13th, 2013

The Manhattan Projects #10

"The Manhattan Projects" #10 kicks off a new storyline inside the mind of Joseph Oppenheimer. Jonathan Hickman and guest artist Ryan Browne present another new world filled with craziness and bloodlust in the process.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Ryan Browne
Reviewer:
Augie De Blieck Jr.
March 13th, 2013

Star Wars #3

Relationships and allegiances take the spotlight thanks to the work of Brian Wood and Carlos D'Anda in "Star Wars" #3.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Carlos D'Anda
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 13th, 2013

Wolverine #1

"Wolverine" #1 by Paul Cornell and Alan Davis kicks off a new era for the clawed mutant in Marvel NOW! with a mystery and a powerful weapon.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Paul Cornell
Artists:
Alan Davis, Mark Farmer
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
March 13th, 2013
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