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Adventure Time with Fionna and Cake #5

In "Adventure Time with Fionna and Cake" #5 by Natasha Allegri, Fionna, Cake and the feral Flame Prince confront the Ice Queen again, and Fionna exercises her "Cootie Power" in the backup story by Lucy Kinsley.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Natasha Allegri, Lucy Knisley
Artists:
Natasha Allegri, Lucy Knisley
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
May 27th, 2013

Justice League #20

"Justice League" #20 by Geoff Johns, Zander Cannon, Gene Ha, Andres Guinaldo and Joe Prado, and Gary Frank features two stories: "Secrets," a prologue to the forthcoming Trinity War, and Chapter 12 of the ongoing "Shazam!" ba

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Gene Ha, Andres Guinaldo, Joe Prado, Zander Cannon, Rob Hunter, Gary Frank
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
May 27th, 2013

The Sixth Gun #31

"The Sixth Gun" #31 is a comic that in other hands would feel like nothing more than transition, but it's much to Cullen Bunn and Brian Hurtt's credit that instead readers still get important, big revelations in part two of "Ghost

Publisher:
Oni Press
Writer:
Cullen Bunn
Artists:
Brian Hurtt
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 27th, 2013

Justice League Dark #20

"Justice League Dark" #20 has a couple of small moments of interest as Doctor Destiny's forces rage across Manhattan, but Fawkes, Lemire, Janin, and Cifuentes' comic on the whole is feeling a little lackluster.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Ray Fawkes, Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Mikel Janin, Vicente Cifuentes
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 27th, 2013

Daredevil #26

"Daredevil" #26 kicks off the title's third year (don't worry about the numbering), and while this title might have a little less buzz these days, Mark Waid and Chris Samnee are turning out an excellent comic that deserves more attenti

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Waid
Artists:
Chris Samnee
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 27th, 2013

The Flash #20

"The Flash" #20 has Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato kick off their Reverse-Flash story, even as Barry Allen's life starts (finally) moving forward and in a good direction.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Brian Buccellato, Francis Manapul
Artists:
Francis Manapul
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 27th, 2013

Young Avengers #5

"Young Avengers" #5 by Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie and Mike Norton is a partial resolution the opening conflict of the Evil-Parents-spell, and it's also notably the first issue in which the team fights as one unit.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Jamie McKelvie, Mike Norton
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
May 27th, 2013

Avengers #12

Jonathan Hickman, Nick Spencer and Mike Deodato give us "Avengers"#12 in the Savage Land. What's not to love?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman, Nick Spencer
Artists:
Mike Deodato
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 27th, 2013

The Activity #13

"The Activity" #13 is a good introductory issue from Nathan Edmondson and Mitch Gerards, with two complete short stories that stand well on their own, plus a solid tease for what is coming up next.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Nathan Edmondson
Artists:
Mitch Gerards
Reviewer:
Augie De Blieck Jr.
May 27th, 2013

The Bounce #1

After a few issues of "Sex," Joe Casey takes on drugs in his new Image ongoing. It's being sold as a funny book about a slacker superhero, but there's actually a lot more to the story, which makes "The Bounce" #1 worth checki

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Joe Casey, Sonia Harris
Artists:
David Messina
Reviewer:
Nat Webb
May 27th, 2013

Aquaman #20

John Ostrander and Manuel Garcia step in to fill the gap in "Aquaman" #20, and their work with the Others group of characters does things in a way that makes you feel for a split second like this is the regular creative team.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
John Ostrander
Artists:
Manuel Garcia, Sandra Hope, Rob Hunter, Ray McCarthy, Wayne Faucher
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 27th, 2013

Fury of Firestorm: The Nuclear Man #20

"The Fury of Firestorm: the Nuclear Man" #20 brings this series to a close, even though Dan Jurgens clearly has more ideas for Firestorm and friends.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan Jurgens
Artists:
Dan Jurgens
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 27th, 2013

Savage Hawkman #20

"Savage Hawkman" comes to a lifeless conclusion, in the hands of Tom DeFalco and Joe Bennett, one fitting for the title's underwhelming twenty-issue run.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tom DeFalco
Artists:
Joe Bennett, Marc Deering, Ruy José, Richard Zajac
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
May 27th, 2013

Journey Into Mystery #652

Valerio Schitti draws it, Kathryn Immonen writes it and I enjoy it: "Journey Into Mystery" #652 brings Beta Ray Bill back into the lives of the Asgardians, particularly Sif's life.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kathryn Immonen
Artists:
Valerio Schiti
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 26th, 2013

Fearless Defenders #4AU

Cullen Bunn and Phil Jimenez team up to deliver the best of the "Age of Ultron" one-shots in "Fearless Defenders" #4AU.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Cullen Bunn
Artists:
Phil Jimenez, Karl Kesel, Aaron McConnell
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 24th, 2013

Superior Spider-Man #10

"Superior Spider-Man" #10 features the first adventures of Otto Octvaius truly liberated from Peter Parker as well as the return of one of Spider-Man's deadliest foes thanks to Dan Slott and Ryan Stegman.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Slott
Artists:
Ryan Stegman, Cam Smith
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 24th, 2013

Uncanny Avengers #8AU

As crossover tie-ins go, "Uncanny Avengers" #8AU by Rick Remender, Gerry Duggan and Adam Kubert is as good as readers could've hoped for.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender, Gerry Duggan
Artists:
Adam Kubert
Reviewer:
James Hunt
May 24th, 2013

Superman #20

"Superman" #20 has beautiful art by Aaron Kuder, and a surprisingly fun story involving Superman and Orion in a typical "first they fight, then they cooperate" team-up, only this time, Wonder Woman's around too.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Lobdell
Artists:
Aaron Kuder
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 24th, 2013

Batman: Li'l Gotham #2

Two adorable holiday tales are the focus in this second print issue of Dustin Nguyen and Derek Fridolfs' nearly perfect "Batman: Li'l Gotham" #2.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dustin Nguyen, Derek Fridolfs
Artists:
Dustin Nguyen
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
May 23rd, 2013

The Green Team: Teen Trillionaires #1

"Green Team Teen Trillionaires" #1 by writers Art Baltazar & Franco and artist Ig Guara introduces the wealthy kids you'll love to hate.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Art Baltazar, Franco
Artists:
Ig Guara, JP Mayer
Reviewer:
James Hunt
May 23rd, 2013

Sex #3

"Sex" finds it groove with this issue, as Joe Casey and Piotr Kowalski's tale of superhero libido settles into its plot.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Joe Casey
Artists:
Piotr Kowalski
Reviewer:
Augie De Blieck Jr.
May 23rd, 2013

Uncanny X-Men #6

The team is in trouble as they find themselves transported to Limbo where they face the vengeance of Lord Dormammu in a gorgeous issue by Brian Michael Bendis and artist Frazer Irving.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Frazer Irving
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
May 23rd, 2013

Green Lantern #20

As Geoff Johns brings his nearly-decade-long stint of writing the adventures of DC Comics' various Lanterns to a close, “Green Lantern” #20 delivers the comic book equivalent of a standing ovation in the form of an impressive, oversized finale.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy, Keith Champagne, Marc Deering, Mark Irwin, Wade Von Grawbadger, Tom Nguyen, Patrick Gleason, Cully Hamner, Aaron Kuder, Jerry Ordway, Ivan Reis, Oclair Albert, Joe Prado, Ethan Van Sciver
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 22nd, 2013
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