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Superior Spider-Man #9

"Superior Spider-Man" #9 by Dan Slott and Ryan Stegman is an expanded metaphysical struggle between Peter Parker and Doc Ock for total control of Parker's body and life as Spider-Man.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Slott
Artists:
Ryan Stegman
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
May 6th, 2013

Suicide Risk #1

Superpowered people have made a mess of everything in Mike Carey and Elena Casagrande's "Suicide Risk" #1 and it's up to good cops like Leo to even the playing field even if that means becoming superpowered himself.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Elena Casagrande
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
May 6th, 2013

Charismagic #1

The fourth of Aspen Comics "10 For 10" comes in the form of "Charismagic" Volume 2 #1 from Vince Hernandez and Vincenzo Cucca.

Publisher:
Aspen Comics
Writer:
Vince Hernandez
Artists:
Vincenzo Cucca, Mark Roslan
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 6th, 2013

Shadowman

"Shadowman" #0 lets Justin Jordan and Roberto De La Torre present the new origin of Master Darque, for a nasty but interesting read that shows the Darques don't fall far from the tree.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Justin Jordan
Artists:
Roberto De La Torre, Mico Suayan, Lewis LaRosa, Neil Edwards
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 6th, 2013

Dial H #12

"Dial H" #12 brings everything to a head and teaches us more about the power of the dials, but it's hard to keep from feeling like China Mieville and Alberto Ponticelli are trying to wrap everything up.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
China Mieville
Artists:
Alberto Ponticelli, Dan Green
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 6th, 2013

Indestructible Hulk #7

The middle chapter of Mark Waid and Walter Simonson's Hulk/Thor story in "Indestructible Hulk" #7 is so much fun that it makes me wish for a new Simonson art every month.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Waid
Artists:
Walter Simonson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 6th, 2013

All-New X-Men #11

In "All-New X-Men" #11 by Brian Michael Bendis and Stuart Immonen, one of the time-displaced original give X-Men decides to join current-day Cyclops' mutant revolution, and the resulting tug-of-war causes more than one character to behave b

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Stuart Immonen, Wade von Grawbadger
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
May 3rd, 2013

Swamp Thing #20

"Swamp Thing" #20 pulls a surprise move and wraps up a storyline in the second part of two from writer Charles Soule and artist Kano.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Charles Soule
Artists:
Kano, Alvaro Lopez
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 3rd, 2013

Winter Soldier #18

"Winter Soldier" #18 from Jason Latour and Nic Klein is the origin tale of Tesla Tarasova, the Electric Ghost.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Latour
Artists:
Nic Klein
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
May 3rd, 2013

Fairest #15

Sean E. Williams, Stephen Sadowski, and Phil Jimenez introduce a new group of characters in "Fairest" #15, and so far this new world based on the Indian subcontinent shows a lot of promise.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Sean E. Williams
Artists:
Stephen Sadowski, Phil Jimenez
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 3rd, 2013

Thanos Rising #2

Jason Aaron and Simone Bianchi continue to regale us with the early adventures of Li'l Thanos in "Thanos Rising" #2.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Simone Bianchi
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 3rd, 2013

Worlds' Finest #12

Paul Levitz and a bevy of artists continue to document the misdeeds of Desaad as he tries to dismantle the life and career of Karen Starr in the pages of "Worlds' Finest" #12.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Levitz
Artists:
Kevin Maguire, Geraldo Borges, Robson Rocha, J. P. Mayer, Wayne Faucher
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 3rd, 2013

Ten Grand #1

J. Michael Straczynski and Ben Templesmith's "Ten Grand" #1 offers up an interesting spin on an old tale, but wades too heavily in clichés to feel entirely successful.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
J. Michael Straczynski
Artists:
Ben Templesmith
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
May 3rd, 2013

Animal Man #20

"Animal Man" #20 has Jeff Lemire and John Paul Leon return to the movie world of "Tights" and Red Thunder, but this second time around it feels like a diversion that's been played out.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
John Paul Leon, Timothy Green II, Joseph Silver
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 3rd, 2013

Aquaman #19

Geoff Johns and Paul Pelletier continue to celebrate everything there is to celebrate about Aquaman, from his many conflicts to the increasing cast of characters surrounding the current King of Atlantis in "Aquaman" #19.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Sean Parsons
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 3rd, 2013

Sesame Street #1

The debut issue of "Sesame Street" by a cavalcade of creators captures the spirit of the show and encourages parents to share their love of comics with their kids.

Publisher:
Ape Entertainment
Writer:
Jason M. Burns, Jay Fosgitt, Paul Morrissey, Patrick Storck
Artists:
Scott Ball, Amy Mebberson, Jay Fosgitt, Scott Underwood, James Silvani, Ryan Davis, Misseri Studio
Reviewer:
Andy Liegl
May 3rd, 2013

Abe Sapien #2

"Abe Sapien" #2, by Mike Mignola, Scott Allie and Sebastian Fiumara, gives a lot more of the title character than issue #1, but gets lost in continuity that may turn off all but the most hardcore Hellboy fans.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola, Scott Allie
Artists:
Sebastian Fiumara
Reviewer:
Nat Webb
May 2nd, 2013

Age of Ultron #7

"Age of Ultron" #1 from Brian Michael Bendis, Brandon Peterson and Carlos Pacheco is has Wolverine and Sue Richards return to a future where things have changed and their need to survive against new threats.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Brandon Peterson, Carlos Pacheco, Roger Martinez
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
May 2nd, 2013

Epic Kill #10

Raffaele Ienco's "Epic Kill" comes to its natural conclusion in a way that answers all questions, including some readers didn't know they had. Whether you're happy with the answers, though, is the big question.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Raffaele Ienco
Artists:
Raffaele Ienco
Reviewer:
Augie De Blieck Jr.
May 2nd, 2013

The Movement #1

Gail Simone and Freddie E. Williams III try their very best to sell readers on the new characters and concepts introduced in "The Movement" #1.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gail Simone
Artists:
Freddie Williams II
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 2nd, 2013

Hawkeye #10

Matt Fraction and guest artist Francesco Francavilla tell the back story of a new character in "Hawkeye" #10, and while seeing more Kate Bishop is a victory, the comic itself never surpasses above average.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Francesco Francavilla
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 2nd, 2013

The Black Bat #1

"The Black Bat" #1 from Brian Buccellato and Ronan Cliquet is a false start as the creative team fractures the origin tale of Black Bat, keep the tale too simple and throw in a curve ball at the end.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Brian Buccellato
Artists:
Ronan Cliquet
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
May 2nd, 2013

Adventures of Superman #1

It's a bird! It's a plane! Nope. It's "Adventures of Superman," the new digital first comic from DC featuring the talents of Jeff Parker and Chris Samnee.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Chris Samnee
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 1st, 2013
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