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Locke & Key: Omega #4

After three issues of characterization-dense prelude and final preparations, "Locke and Key: Omega" #4 by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez is the grand opening of the final act, as Dodge moves into the open during Senior Prom.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Joe Hill
Artists:
Gabriel Rodriguez
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
April 8th, 2013

Polarity #1

Suffering from bi-polar disorder, artist Tim has found that living "sane" is pretty unbearable, but when he takes matters into his own hands he finds that there may be more to his insanity than originally thought in "Polarity" #1.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Max Bemis
Artists:
Jorge Coelho
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
April 8th, 2013

Snapshot #3

"Snapshot" #3 is the pay-dirt issue that gives readers answers for all the mysteries of the previous issues of Andy Diggle and Jock's techno-thriller, making some sense of the dazzling but bewildering events of previous issues.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Andy Diggle
Artists:
Jock
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
April 8th, 2013

Deadpool #7

Gerry Duggan, Brian Posehn and Scott Koblish transform Marvel NOW! into Marvel THEN! and make with the funny in "Deadpool" #7.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Gerry Duggan, Brian Posehn
Artists:
Scott Koblish
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 8th, 2013

Dial H #11

Throwing some humor back at DC's initial "WTF Certified" cover initiative, Brian Bolland makes the cover for "Dial H" #11 a "What the Flash?" moment, giving China Miéville and Alberto Ponticelli a fine intro.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
China Mieville
Artists:
Alberto Ponticelli, Dan Green
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 8th, 2013

The Phantom Stranger #7

J.M. DeMatteis, Dan DiDio, Zander Cannon and Gene Ha lead the most famous betrayer into a betrayal of his own that is sure to have fans looking past "The Phantom Stranger" #7 in search of what this sets up.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan DiDio, J.M. DeMatteis
Artists:
Zander Cannon, Gene Ha, Andrew Pepoy
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 8th, 2013

Guardians of the Galaxy Infinite Comic #3

The third of four free "Guardians of the Galaxy Infinite Comics" gives Gamora her chance to shine, courtesy of Brian Michael Bendis, Yves Bigerel and Michael Del Mundo and the world of Infinite Comics.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Yves Bigerel, Michael Del Mundo
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 8th, 2013

All-New X-Men #10

Cyclops and Co. create a New Xavier School and come looking for their student body at Wolverine's Jean Grey School in Brian Michael Bendis and Stuart Immonen's "All-New X-Men" #10.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Stuart Immonen, Wade von Grawbadger
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
April 5th, 2013

The Last of Us: American Dreams #1

"The Last of Us: American Dreams" #1 by Neil Druckmann and Faith Erin Hicks is a comics spin-off prequel of the yet-to-be-released survival horror/action adventure game "The Last of Us," developed by Naughty Dog Games for PlayStation 3

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Neil Druckermann
Artists:
Faith Erin Hicks
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
April 5th, 2013

Glory #34

Utterly unlike any superhero comic to come before it, Joe Keatinge and Ross Campbell's final issue of "Glory" is as stunningly unexpected as nearly the entire groundbreaking run.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Joe Keatinge
Artists:
Ross Campbell
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
April 5th, 2013

Stormwatch #19

Jim Starlin and Yvel Guichet perform a reboot in "Stormwatch" #19, and if it sticks, consider myself intrigued with the blatant nature of its action as well as the direction the book is headed.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jim Starlin
Artists:
Yvel Guichet, Jonas Trinidad
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 5th, 2013

Harbinger Wars #1

"Harbinger Wars" #1 has Joshua Dysart, Duane Swierczynski, Clayton Henry, Clayton Crain, and Mico Suayan bring together plot threads from "Harbinger" and "Bloodshot," but it's less than the sum of its parts.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Joshua Dysart, Duane Swierczynski
Artists:
Clayton Henry, Clayton Crain, Mico Suayan
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 5th, 2013

Abe Sapien #1

Abe Sapien hardly appears in the debut of his own ongoing, but Sebastian Fiumara’s art carries a fragmented storyline in "Abe Sapien" #1.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola, Scott Allie
Artists:
Sebastian Fiumara
Reviewer:
Nat Webb
April 5th, 2013

Earth 2 #11

April brings DC's gatefold cover experiment that not only returns Doctor Fate to the DC Universe, but Mister Miracle as well in the James Robinson-written, Nicola Scott-drawn "Earth 2" #11.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Nicola Scott, Trevor Scott
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 5th, 2013

Superior Spider-Man #7

"Superior Spider-Man" #7 from Dan Slott and Humberto Ramos pits the new Spider-Man against Cardiac, which leads to our hero facing opponents closer to home.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Slott
Artists:
Humberto Ramos, Victor Olazaba
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
April 4th, 2013

Batwing #19

"Batwing" #19 welcomes Justin Gray and Jimmy Palmiotti to the writer's chairs and tie up some of the loose ends for David Zavimbe, opening the door for the Batwing of their choosing.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Justin Gray, Jimmy Palmiotti
Artists:
Eduardo Pansica, Julio Ferreira
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 4th, 2013

Action Comics #19

Andy Diggle and Tony S. Daniel jump onboard "Action Comics" #19 and make a nice debut, except Diggle also unfortunately makes this both his first and last issue of "Action Comics."

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Andy Diggle
Artists:
Tony S. Daniel, Batt
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 4th, 2013

Indestructible Hulk #6

"Indestructible Hulk" #6 from Mark Waid and Walter Simonson is a clear jumping on point for people who need more Simonson Thor in their world layered through a smart Waid science story.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Waid
Artists:
Walter Simonson
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
April 4th, 2013

Swamp Thing #19

Charles Soule and Kano debut on "Swamp Thing" #19, but while the images in the book are beautiful, the story feels like two different scripts grafted together a bit haphazardly.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Charles Soule
Artists:
Kano
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 3rd, 2013

Age of Ultron #5

"Age of Ultron" #4 from Brian Michael Bendis and Bryan Hitch is an extremely thin comic. One major plot point occurs and the rest is only concerned with moving enough characters onto the next stage to discover the shocking secret.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Bryan Hitch, Paul Neary
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
April 3rd, 2013

Detective Comics #19

"Detective Comics" #19 is also the 900th issue of the series, and to celebrate John Layman and Jason Fabok not only unleash an army of Man-Bats, but welcome in a plethora of back-up stories.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
John Layman, James Tynion IV
Artists:
Jason Fabok, Andy Clarke, Henrik Jonsson, Sandu Florea, Mikel Janin, Jason Masters
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 3rd, 2013

Thanos Rising #1

"Thanos Rising" #1 by Jason Aaron and Simone Bianchi unveils the early years of Marvel's cosmic warlord.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Simone Bianchi
Reviewer:
James Hunt
April 3rd, 2013
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