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The Fury of Firestorm: The Nuclear Man #18

Multiplex pops up as Firestorm tries to find his mother in Dan Jurgens' latest adventure told in the pages of "The Fury of Firestorm: the Nuclear Man" #18.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan Jurgens
Artists:
Dan Jurgens, Ray McCarthy, Karl Kesel
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 1st, 2013

Aquaman #18

In "Aquaman" #18, Geoff Johns and Paul Pelletier begin a new story arc, ominously titled "Death of a King," as Arthur uneasily returns to reign in Atlantis, facing threats from at least three different directions.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Sean Parsons
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
April 1st, 2013

The Legend of Luther Strode #4

Justin Jordan and Tradd Moore's "The Legend of Luther Strode" #4 ups the violence even as some pieces of story are resolved, but it's lacking the spark that made "The Strange Talent of Luther Strode" so appealing.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Justin Jordan
Artists:
Tradd Moore
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 1st, 2013

Batman: The Dark Knight #18

"Batman: The Dark Knight" #18 plunges deeper into the rabbit hole as Gregg Hurwitz and Ethan van Sciver give the Mad Hatter's origin, but some elements are a bit problematic.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gregg Hurwitz
Artists:
Ethan van Sciver
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 1st, 2013

Mister X: Hard Candy #1

"Mister X: Hard Candy" has a slightly simplistic story from Dean Motter involving an heiress's kidnapping, but the fun, retro visuals of the comic make up for any story shortcomings.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Dean Motter
Artists:
Dean Motter
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 1st, 2013

Superman #18

"Superman" #18 tries to move the series back on track, but Scott Lobdell's script being tackled by Aaron Kuder, Tyler Kirkham, and Robson Rocha results in one artist that doesn't quite fit.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Lobdell
Artists:
Aaron Kuder, Tyler Kirkham, Robson Rocha, Jamie Mendoza
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 1st, 2013

Justice League Dark #18

Magic proves too unwieldy and obscure to feel like a satisfying story in the latest "Justice League Dark" by Ray Fawkes, Jeff Lemire, and Mikel Janin.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Ray Fawkes, Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Mikel Janin
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
March 31st, 2013

Young Avengers #3

In "Young Avengers" #3 by Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie, the cast comes together more as Miss America Chavez flies into Asgardia and Loki has a new scheme to break Wiccan's spell.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Jamie McKelvie, Mike Norton
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
March 31st, 2013

Superior Spider-Man #6AU

Christos Gage and Dexter Soy throw Spidey into the world of "Age of Ultron" in "Superior Spider-Man" #6AU

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage
Artists:
Dexter Soy
Reviewer:
James Hunt
March 31st, 2013

Wolverine and the X-Men #27

"Wolverine and the X-Men" #27 by Jason Aaron and Ramon Perez sees Wolverine's students fight in the Savage Land against the book's craziest villain yet: Wolverine's Brother, Dog.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Ramon Perez
Reviewer:
James Hunt
March 31st, 2013

B.P.R.D.: Vampire #1

The line between man and monster is blurred in a powerful debut to the latest B.P.R.D. miniseries, "B.P.R.D.: Vampire" from Mike Mignola, Gabriel Ba, and Fabio Moon.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola, Gabriel Ba, Fabio Moon
Artists:
Gabriel Ba, Fabio Moon
Reviewer:
Nat Webb
March 31st, 2013

A+X #6

"A+X" #6 from Peter David, Giuseppe Camuncolli, Mike Costa and Stefano Caselli delivers a great Wolverine/Captain Marvel short and a flat Gambit/The Thing story. Both involve poker.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Peter David, Mike Costa
Artists:
Giuseppe Camuncolli, Stefano Caselli
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
March 31st, 2013

All-Star Western #18

"All-Star Western" #18 from Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray and Moritat weaves together the legends of Gotham City -- the Wayne and Arkham families -- with Jonah Hex and Vandal Savage.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray
Artists:
Moritat, Staz Johnson
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 31st, 2013

Rachel RIsing #15

The town of Manson and its citizens begin to suffer horrible penance for past crimes in the form of literal vermin in Terry Moore's "Rachel Rising" #15.

Publisher:
Abstract Studios
Writer:
Terry Moore
Artists:
Terry Moore
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
March 30th, 2013

Age of Ultron #3

Brian Michael Bendis and Bryan Hitch's "Age of Ultron" continues to move at a glacial pace, but issue #3 is also missing any visual sense of wonder that was present earlier.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Bryan Hitch, Paul Neary
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 30th, 2013

Uncanny Avengers #5

As Olivier Coipel steps in for a spin in the artist's chair on "Uncanny Avengers" #5, Rick Remender gives him Kang, Wonder Man, Wasp and Sunfire to draw alongside the regular crew.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Olivier Coipel, Mark Morales
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 29th, 2013

East of West #1

Jonathan Hickman and Nick Dragotta reunite for "East of West" #1, the most interesting story of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse I've seen in quite a while.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Nick Dragotta
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 29th, 2013

Time Warp #1

"Time Warp" delivers nine stories by fantastic talent like Damon Lindelof, Gail Simone, Jeff Lemire and Matt Kindt among others. And, yes, there are dinosaurs. And Adolf Hitler. Not at the same time, though.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Damon Lindelof, Tom King, Gail Simone, Simon Spurrier, Toby Litt, Peter Milligan, Ray Fawkes, Matt Kindt, Dan Abnett
Artists:
Jeff Lemire, Tom Fowler, Gael Bertrand, Michael Dowling, Mark Buckingham, Victor Santos, M. K. Perker, Andy MacDonald, Matt Kindt, I.N.J. Culbard
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 28th, 2013

Batman, Incorporated #9

Grant Morrison and artists Chris Burnham and Jason Masters deal with the fallout of the death of Damian Wayne in "Batman Incorporated" #9.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Chris Burnham, Jason Masters
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 28th, 2013

Thunderbolts #2

"Thunderbolts" #7 from Daniel Way and Phil Noto is a thin issue of a team book that's enjoyable but doesn't really have much to it.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Daniel Way
Artists:
Phil Noto
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
March 27th, 2013

Uncanny X-Force #3

"Uncanny X-Force" #3 from Sam Humphries and Ron Garney is a fun adult styled mutant book about the new team trying to find and save a new mutant girl.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Sam Humphries
Artists:
Ron Garney, Scott Hanna, Adrian Alphona, Christina Strain
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
March 27th, 2013

Guardians of the Galaxy #1

Brian Michael Bendis and Steve McNiven finally let loose and light up in the pages of "Guardians of the Galaxy" #1, re-introducing the world to Peter Quill, Gamora, Drax, Groot and Rocket Raccoon.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Steve McNiven, John Dell
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 26th, 2013
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