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Five Ghosts: The Haunting of Fabian Gray #1

"Five Ghosts: The Haunting of Fabian Gray" #1 by Frank J. Barbiere and Chris Mooneyham is a revival of the pulp adventure genre, enriched but also burdened with the weight of its literary and cinematic allusions.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Frank J. Barbiere
Artists:
Chris Mooneyham
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
March 25th, 2013

Legion of Super-Heroes #18

Keith Giffen's second issue is perhaps his last on "Legion of Super-Heroes" #18, and that's too bad because Paul Levitz, Scott Kolins and Tom Denerick are definitely energized by his presence.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Levitz, Keith Giffen
Artists:
Scott Kolins, Tom Denerick
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 25th, 2013

Cable and X-Force #6

Dennis Hopeless and Salvador Larroca send Colossus to jail in "Cable & X-Force" #6.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dennis Hopeless
Artists:
Salvador Larroca
Reviewer:
James Hunt
March 25th, 2013

Drew Hayes' Poison Elves #1

"Drew Hayes' Poison Elves" #1 by Robb Horan, Keith Davidsen, Montos and Shannon Ritchie is a revival of the original "Poison Elves," but it's a poor introduction to the Hayes' characters and a dubious extension of the wo

Publisher:
Ape Entertainment
Writer:
Robb Horan, Keith Davidsen
Artists:
Montos, Shannon Ritchie
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
March 25th, 2013

Captain Marvel #11

Kelly Sue DeConnick, Christopher Sebela and Filipe Andrade turn in some fantastically-executed superheroics in "Captain Marvel" #11.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kelly Sue DeConnick, Christopher Sebela
Artists:
Filipe Andrade
Reviewer:
James Hunt
March 25th, 2013

Batwoman #18

What happens after "Marry Me, Mags?" Plenty, it turns out, but little in the way of romance. In "Batwoman" #18, J.H. Williams, W. Haden Blackman and Trevor McCarthy shine on spotlight on crime instead of giving Kate and Maggie the stag

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J.H. Williams III, W. Haden Blackman
Artists:
Trevor McCarthy
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
March 22nd, 2013

Justice League #18

"Justice League" #18 brings some guests into the Watchtower as Geoff Johns and Jesus Saiz follow Flash's recommendation to have a recruitment drive.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Jesus Saiz, Gary Frank
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 22nd, 2013

X-Termination #1

"X-Termination" #2 from David Lapham and David Lopez kicks off the next X event with three teams colliding into the one fight.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
David Lapham
Artists:
David Lopez, Alvaro Lopez, Allen Martinex
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
March 22nd, 2013

Birds of Prey #18

The Birds of Prey, their roster hardly recognizable from its relaunch, also gets a new writer in the form of Christy Marx in "Birds of Prey" #18.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Christy Marx
Artists:
Romano Molenaar, Vicente Cifuentes
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
March 22nd, 2013

Wonder Woman #18

"Wonder Woman" #18 has Brian Azzarello, Goran Sudzuka, Cliff Chiang, Tony Akins, and Dan Green wrap up some long-running plots, but it feels strangely muted and anti-climactic in the process.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Brian Azzarello
Artists:
Goran Sudzuka, Cliff Chiang, Tony Akins, Dan Green
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 22nd, 2013

It Girl and the Atomics #8

"It Girl and the Atomics" #8 keeps its story light and inventive, as Jamie S. Rich and Mike Norton wrap up a two-part rescue mission that keeps It Girl's powers in high demand to stay one step ahead of killer robots.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Jamie S. Rich
Artists:
Mike Norton
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 22nd, 2013

Judge Dredd: Year One #1

Matt Smith and Simon Coleby send Judge Dredd up against psychic kids in a book that doesn't really feel very "Year One," but captures much of what's great about the classic Dredd strips anyway.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Matt Smith
Artists:
Simon Coleby
Reviewer:
Nat Webb
March 22nd, 2013

Superior Spider-Man #6

Humberto Ramos' appearance in the artistic rotation brings Jester and Screwball along for the ride in "Superior Spider-Man" #6, written by Dan Slott.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Slott
Artists:
Humberto Ramos, Victor Olazaba
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 22nd, 2013

Justice League of America #2

With the team now selected, Geoff Johns and David Finch can get down to revealing the mission statement in "Justice League of America" #2.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Matt Kindt
Artists:
David Finch, Scott Clark, David Beatty
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 22nd, 2013

Saga #11

Reader responses will rocket from hilarity to relief to heartbreak and back again as Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples deliver an emotionally powerful "Saga" #11.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Brian K. Vaughan
Artists:
Fiona Staples
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
March 22nd, 2013

Captain America #5

"Captain America" #5 from Rick Remender and John Romita Jr is the battle issue where Cap and his new Zola family collide with strange results.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
John Romita Jr., Rom Palmer, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
March 21st, 2013

Nova #2

"Nova" #2 puts the helmet on Sam Alexander's head, features cameos from Rocket Raccoon and Gamora and brings bigscreen action from Jeph Loeb and Ed McGuiness.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeph Loeb
Artists:
Ed McGuinness, Dexter Vines
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 21st, 2013

Nightwing #18

"Requiem" for a fallen Robin hits the pages of "Nightwing" #18 where Kyle Higgins and Juan José Ryp depict the emotional conundrum the former Robin faces.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kyle Higgins
Artists:
Juan Jose Ryp, Roger Bonet, Juan Albarran
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 21st, 2013

Daredevil #24

"Daredevil" #24 from Mark Waid and Chris Samnee continues to look at Foggy's health, Matt's love life, and the still mysterious overarching villain ruining Daredevil's life.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Waid
Artists:
Chris Samnee
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
March 21st, 2013

Action Comics #18

Grant Morrison and Rags Morales hand in their final work with Superman in "Action Comics" #18 with marvelous assistance from Brad Walker, Sholly Fisch and Chris Sprouse.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison, Sholly Fisch
Artists:
Rags Morales, Brad Walker, Cam Smith, Andrew Hennessy, Chris Sprouse
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 21st, 2013

Justice League of America's Vibe #2

"Justice League of America's Vibe" #2 may have an awkward title, but it's starting to build up a path of its own as we see more of Vibe's family, both super-powered and real-life.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Andrew Kreisberg
Artists:
Pete Woods, Andres Guinaldo, Sean Parsons, Bit
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 20th, 2013

All-New X-Men #9

Brian Michael Bendis and Stuart Immonen keep "All-New X-Men" entertaining over all, but there's no denying that this comic moves at a snail's pace even as three mutant groups start to converge.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Stuart Immonen, Wade von Grawbadger
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 20th, 2013

Constantine #1

It would be easy to write off "Constantine" #1 as a poor substitute for "Hellblazer," but Jeff Lemire, Ray Fawkes, and Renato Guedes in many ways are going back to Constantine's roots here.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire, Ray Fawkes
Artists:
Renato Guedes
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 20th, 2013

Comeback #5

Image Comics' time travelling FBI action drama from Ed Brisson and Michael Walsh finishes strongly this month, paying off on everything the main character has learned in the four previous issues while maintaining a few surprises.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Ed Brisson
Artists:
Michael Walsh
Reviewer:
Augie De Blieck Jr.
March 20th, 2013

Sacrifice #6

Sam Humphries and Dalton Rose wrap up Hector's journey in "Sacrifice" #6, and the link between the time of the Aztecs, the present day, and epilepsy is revealed as all the characters try to find their way home.

Publisher:
*Self-Published*
Writer:
Sam Humphries
Artists:
Dalton Rose
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 20th, 2013

Star Wars: Legacy - Prisoner of the Floating World #1

The husband and wife duo of Corinna Bechko and Gabriel Hardman introduce readers to a whole new facet and slightly new time period of everyone's favorite galaxy far, far away in "Star Wars: Legacy - Prisoner of the Floating World" #1.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Corinna Bechko, Gabriel Hardman
Artists:
Gabriel Hardman
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 20th, 2013

The Private Eye #1

Brian K. Vaughan and Marcos Martin's new digital comic "The Private Eye" #1 will probably get attention because of its pay-what-you-want price tag, but beyond the hubbub, its internet-free setting is intriguing.

Publisher:
Panel Syndicate
Writer:
Brian K. Vaughan
Artists:
Marcos Martin
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 19th, 2013
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