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Miniature Jesus #1

In "Miniature Jesus" #1, Ted McKeever, best known for "Metropol" and artwork for many of DC's Vertigo titles, begins a tale about temptation and redemption, saints and demons in a semi-rural, postindustrial landscape.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Ted McKeever
Artists:
Ted McKeever
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
April 22nd, 2013

Sword of Sorcery #7

In "Sword of Sorcery" #7 by Christy Marx, Aaron Lopresti, Marc Andreyko and Andrei Bressan, Eclipso strikes and seeks to unite the power of House Diamond and House Onyx of Gemworld under his own rule, and Stalker tries to outwit the Devil.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Christy Marx, Marc Andreyko
Artists:
Aaron Lopresti, Andrei Bressan
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
April 22nd, 2013

Nightwing #19

In "Nightwing" #19 writer Kyle Higgins sends Nightwing to Chicago and welcomes Brett Booth and Norm Rapmund to the art chores.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kyle Higgins
Artists:
Brett Booth, Norm Rapmund
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 22nd, 2013

Wolverine and the X-Men #27AU

"Wolverine and the X-Men" #27AU finds Wolverine and the Invisible Woman stuck in the past, accidentally stepping on butterflies.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
Paco Medina, Juan Vlasco
Reviewer:
James Hunt
April 22nd, 2013

Supergirl #19

Mike Johnson and Mahmud Asrar bring Lex Luthor and Power Girl to "Supergirl" #19 for a fast-moving, action-packed story.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Mike Johnson
Artists:
Mahmud Asrar, Marlo Alquiza
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 22nd, 2013

Revival #9

Things are coming to a head as people begin to take advantage of the "Revivers Situation" in different ways and Dana's son finds himself in mortal danger in Tim Seeley and Mike Norton's "Revival" #9.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Tim Seeley
Artists:
Mike Norton
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
April 22nd, 2013

Daredevil: End of Days #7

Not content with having one of the best ongoings on the stands, "Daredevil: End of Days #7" by Bendis, Mack, Janson and Sienkiewicz shows why Daredevil might just have the best miniseries, too.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis, David Mack
Artists:
Klaus Janson, Bill Sienkiewicz, Alex Maleev
Reviewer:
James Hunt
April 22nd, 2013

Mara #4

Mara finally comes to terms with both what she can do and the peace that can bring her as she breaks free of everything -- including Earth -- in Brian Wood and Ming Doyle's "Mara" #4.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Ming Doyle
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
April 19th, 2013

Chew #33

In "Chew" #33, John Layman and Rob Guillory have Tony Chu assist the US Navy with the pursuit of the church/cult of the Immaculate Ova, in part three of the "Bad Apples" storyline. If that isn't enough, Poyo makes a cameo appearan

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
John Layman
Artists:
Rob Guillory
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
April 19th, 2013

Doctor Who: Prisoners of Time #4

"Doctor Who: Prisoners of Time" #4 has some great visuals from Gary Erskine and Mike Collins, but Scott and David Tipton's story of the 4th Doctor, Leela, and K-9 feels strangely off-pace.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Scott Tipton, David Tipton
Artists:
Gary Erskine, Mike Collins
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 19th, 2013

Superior Spider-Man #8

Another confrontation with Cardiac shows that Spider-Man might just have some heart after all as Dan Slott and Humberto Ramos run a battery of tests in “Superior Spider-Man” #8.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Slott
Artists:
Humberto Ramos, Victor Olazaba
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 19th, 2013

Jirni #1

April showers bring the third title in Aspen's "10 for 10" promotion: the sword and sorcery adventure of "Jirni" #1 from J. T. Krul and Paolo Pantalena.

Publisher:
Aspen Comics
Writer:
J.T. Krul
Artists:
Paolo Pantalena
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 19th, 2013

Batwoman #19

J. H. Williams III and W. Haden Blackman map out the various familial connections that thread throughout the cast of "Batwoman" #19 and Trevor McCarthy draws plenty of emotion to fill those connections.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J.H. Williams III, W. Haden Blackman
Artists:
Trevor McCarthy, Walden Wong
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 19th, 2013

Captain Marvel #12

"Captain Marvel" #12 is a good old-fashioned super-powered slugfest between Deathbird and Captain Marvel, courtesy of Kelly Sue DeConnick, Christopher Sebela, Filipe Andrade, Jordie Bellaire and Joe Caramagna.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kelly Sue DeConnick, Christopher Sebela
Artists:
Filipe Andrade
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 18th, 2013

X-Factor #254

"X-Factor" #254 hits the fifth part of the "Hell on Earth War" storyline, and unfortunately Peter David and Leonard Kirk are beginning to lose steam as the fighting continues to stretch onwards.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Peter David
Artists:
Leonard Kirk, Jay Leisten
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 18th, 2013

Birds of Prey #19

Christy Marx and Romano Molenaar let the conflict between Black Canary's team and Mr. Freeze heat up in "Birds of Prey" #19, and Marx's arrival to the title continues to feel consistent and well-placed.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Christy Marx
Artists:
Romano Molenaar, Vicente Cifuentes, Julio Ferreira
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 18th, 2013

Catwoman #19

"Catwoman" #19 has a fun idea with the Justice League of America planting Catwoman inside Arkham Asylum, but execution of the story from Ann Nocenti and company feels like it's missing a few pages in the middle.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Ann Nocenti
Artists:
Rafa Sandoval, Cliff Richards, Stefano Martino, Jordi Tarragona, Walden Wong
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 18th, 2013

Lookouts #5

"Lookouts" by Ben McCool and Robb Mommaerts finally seems to be on a regular schedule, but its latest issue doesn't quite live up to the promise of its debut, with a thin story and art that looks a little rushed.

Publisher:
Cryptozoic Entertainment
Writer:
Ben McCool
Artists:
Robb Mommaerts, Mike Norton
Reviewer:
Nat Webb
April 18th, 2013

Nova #3

"Nova" #3 from Jeph Loeb and Ed McGuinness pushes the new Nova one beat forward in the story -- but it's not a lot and certainly not enough.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeph Loeb
Artists:
Ed McGuinness, Dexter Vines
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
April 18th, 2013

Cable and X-Force #7

"Cable and X-Force" #7 from Dennis Hopeless and Salvador Larocca is an action movie comic with the team stealing both an alien craft and the aliens themselves.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dennis Hopeless
Artists:
Salvador Larroca
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
April 18th, 2013

Justice League of America's Vibe #3

"Justice League of America's Vibe" #3 brings Sterling Gates onboard as the new regular writer while Kid Flash makes an appearance to provide Vibe with some field testing.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Sterling Gates
Artists:
Pete Woods, Sean Parsons, Fabiano Neves
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 18th, 2013

Danger Girl: Trinity #1

The latest "Danger Girl" mini-series "Trinity" #1 by writer Andy Hartnell features three artists for each of the ladies stories: John Royle, Harvey Tolibao, and Stephen Molnar.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Andy Hartnell
Artists:
John Royle, Harvey Tolibao, Stephen Molnar
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
April 18th, 2013

Savage Wolverine #4

"Savage Wolverine" #4 is the only comic coming out this week that brings you dinosaurs, apes, Wolverine, bikini-clad female warriors and Man-Thing. What more would you expect from Frank Cho?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Frank Cho
Artists:
Frank Cho
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 18th, 2013

He Man and the Masters of the Universe #1

Keith Giffen and Pop Mhan under-deliver in the pages of "He-Man and the Masters of the Universe" #1, but at least He-Man makes an appearance.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen
Artists:
Pop Mhan
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 18th, 2013

Daredevil #25

"Daredevil" #25 from Mark Waid and Chris Samnee pits daredevil against a worthy adversary who steps up to deliver a message through action.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Waid
Artists:
Chris Samnee
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
April 18th, 2013

Wonder Woman #19

Brian Azzarello, Goran Sudzuka, and Tony Akins kick off "Wonder Woman" #19 (and the first chapter of the fourth collection) with a regrouping of characters, even as some prepare comebacks.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Brian Azzarello
Artists:
Goran Sudzuka, Tony Akins, Dan Green
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 17th, 2013

Age of Ultron #6

"Age of Ultron" #6 welcomes Carlos Pacheco to the past and Brandon Peterson to the future, joining Brian Michael Bendis in his narrative depicting Ultron's devastation of humanity.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Brandon Peterson, Carlos Pacheco, Roger Martinez
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 17th, 2013

Justice League #19

Geoff Johns and Ivan Reis break in both the Batcave and two new members in "Justice League" #19, while in the back-up feature Johns and Gary Frank provide the origin of Black Adam.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Gary Frank, Joe Prado, Oclair Albert, Jonathan Glapion
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 17th, 2013
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