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Fatale #14

In "Fatale" #14, Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips continue the extended flashback exploring Josephine's past, following her through the final years of WWII.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Sean Phillips, Dave Stewart
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
May 20th, 2013

Age of Ultron #8

"Age of Ultron" by Brian Bendis and Brandon Peterson plunges Wolverine and Sue Richards into a world they never made with uninspiring results.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Brandon Peterson
Reviewer:
James Hunt
May 20th, 2013

X-Factor #256

"X-Factor" #256 by Peter David and Leonard Kirk brings to a close the "Hell on Earth" war storyline as the book takes one more step towards its now-announced conclusion.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Peter David
Artists:
Leonard Kirk, Jay Leisten
Reviewer:
James Hunt
May 20th, 2013

Wonder Woman #20

Brian Azzarello and Cliff Chiang's "Wonder Woman" has been chugging along on its save-the-baby storyline for over a year now and issue #20 is no different.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Brian Azzarello
Artists:
Cliff Chiang, Goran Sudzuka
Reviewer:
Nat Webb
May 20th, 2013

Batwoman #20

Kate Kane can get her sister back from Director Bones, but only if she agrees to deliver Batman in J.H. Williams III, W. Haden Blackman, and Trevor McCarthy's "Batwoman" #20.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J.H. Williams III, W. Haden Blackman
Artists:
Trevor McCarthy, Sandu Florea
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
May 20th, 2013

Catwoman #20

Catwoman goes up against the Penguin in the Ann Nocenti-written, trio of artists-drawn "Catwoman" #20, and it's really nowhere as cool as that sounds.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Ann Nocenti
Artists:
Rafa Sandoval, Diogenes Neves, Mateus Santolouco, Jordi Tarragona
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 20th, 2013

Fables #129

"Fables" #129 brings "Snow White" to a conclusion, but Bill Willingham and Mark Buckingham warned us that we shouldn't expect a happy ending when Snow White and Brandish square off one final time.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Bill Willingham
Artists:
Mark Buckingham, Steve Leialoha, Andrew Pepoy
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 20th, 2013

Sword of Sorcery #8

Sword of Sorcery" #8 by Christy Marx, Aaron Lopresti, Travis Moore and John Livesay wraps up the final storyline of "Amethyst," in which Eclipso invades Nilaa, the Gemworld, and is determined to unite the power of all houses under his rule.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Christy Marx
Artists:
Aaron Lopresti, Travis Moore, John Livesay
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
May 17th, 2013

Nightwing #20

"Nightwing" #20 continues the Chicago adventure, and in making it feel like a different city I'd say Kyle Higgins and Brett Booth are succeeding, even as the Prankster still feels curiously flat.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kyle Higgins
Artists:
Brett Booth, Norm Rapmund
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 17th, 2013

Iron Man #10

Kieron Gillen and Dale Eaglesham begin to spin a new origin story for Tony Stark in "Iron Man" #10, but while some of the smaller details are fun, this first chapter is decidedly average.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Dale Eaglesham
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 17th, 2013

Birds of Prey #20

Christy Marx and Romano Molenaar take one of the rebooted DC Universe's more interesting characters and transform her into a patsy, providing lots of disappointment in the process.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Christy Marx
Artists:
Romano Molenaar, Jonathan Glapion
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 17th, 2013

Nova #4

"Nova" #4 brings a giant, white talking tiger down on Sam Alexander to go with the Chitauri fleet writer Jeph Loeb and artist Ed McGuinness start the issue with.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeph Loeb
Artists:
Ed McGuinness, Dexter Vines
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 17th, 2013

Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #23

"Ultimate Comics Spider-Man" #1 from Brian Michael Bendis and Dave Marquez drops us one year into the future with Miles Morales having given up being Spider-Man.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Dave Marquez
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
May 16th, 2013

Gambit #12

Gambit and Rogue go up against Tombstone (sorta) as Joelle's story comes to an end in James Asmus and Clay Mann's "Gambit" #12.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
James Asmus
Artists:
Clay Mann, Dexter Soy, Leonard Kirk, Jay Leisten
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
May 16th, 2013

Star Wars: Darth Vader and the Ninth Assassin #2

Darth Vader and Emperor Palpatine are set on edge following attacks on the Empire in Tim Siedell and Stephen Thompson's "Darth Vader and the Ninth Assassin" #2.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Tim Siedell
Artists:
Stephen Thompson, Mark Irwin
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 16th, 2013

The Dream Merchant #1

Newcomer Konstantin Novosadov delivers stunning visuals in "The Dream Merchant" #1 a not-quite-great first issue in a new mini-series written by Nathan Edmonson.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Nathan Edmonson
Artists:
Konstantin Novosadov
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
May 16th, 2013

Wolverine and the X-Men #29

"Wolverine and the X-Men" #29 from Jason Aaron and Ramon Perez sees one Wolverine bury a time capsule and another one dig it up 25 years later.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Ramon Perez
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
May 16th, 2013

Avengers: The Enemy Within #1

Kelly Sue DeConnick and Scott Hepburn fire up the crossover machine for "Avengers: The Enemy Within" #1, set to run between "Avengers Assemble" and "Captain Marvel" following this opening chapter.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kelly Sue DeConnick
Artists:
Scott Hepburn
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 16th, 2013

Adventures of Superman #3

The digital-first release of "Adventures of Superman" #3 comes from writer Justin Jordan and artist Riley Rossmo and features Bizarro.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Justin Jordan
Artists:
Riley Rossmo
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 16th, 2013

FF #7

Matt Fraction and Michael Allred wrap up the Wizard and Blastaar story in "FF" #7 in a way that is both fun and somewhat heartwarming. And in doing so, this series has found its own, good voice.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Michael Allred
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 15th, 2013

Doomsday.1 #1

John Byrne decides to make "Doomsday.1" #1 a straightforward science fiction adventure.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
John Byrne
Artists:
John Byrne
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 15th, 2013

Battlestar Galactica #1

"Battlestar Galactica" #1 from Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning and Cezar Razek takes fans back to the original show and plays with temporal weapons, but it won't give readers time back.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Cezar Razek
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
May 15th, 2013

Dream Thief #1

Jai Nitz and Greg Smallwood's "Dream Thief" #1 has a great story structure, as we learn all about John Lincoln and his life in the first half, only to watch it all crumble in the second half once he encounters an Aboriginal mask.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Jai Nitz
Artists:
Greg Smallwood
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 15th, 2013
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