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Dawn: The Swordmaster's Daughter and Other Stories

Joseph Michael Linsner's "Dawn the Swordmaster's Daughter and Other Stories" explores the past of Dawn, the goddess of rebirth, and her lover Darrian Ashoka through the inventive retelling of three separate folktales.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Joseph Michael Linsner
Artists:
Joseph Michael Linsner
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
July 15th, 2013

Rachel Rising #18

"Rachel Rising" #18 by Terry Moore continues the slow build of action around Lilith, the town of Manson and Zoe and the Malus-possessed priest, then veers abruptly towards unexpected, shocking cliffhanger in its last two pages.

Publisher:
Abstract Studios
Writer:
Terry Moore
Artists:
Terry Moore
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
July 15th, 2013

The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys #2

"The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys" #2 by Gerard Way, Shaun Simon and Becky Cloonan further defines the divide between the City and the Desert and the beliefs of the Ultra-Vs vs. those of the last remaining Killjoy.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Gerard Way, Shaun Simon
Artists:
Becky Cloonan
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
July 15th, 2013

Indestructible Hulk #10

"Indestructible Hulk" #10 by Mark Waid and Matteo Scalera concludes the team-up between Daredevil and The Hulk.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Waid
Artists:
Matteo Scalera
Reviewer:
James Hunt
July 15th, 2013

Green Lantern Corps #22

Two issues into their run, Van Jensen and Bernard Chang have the Lanterns rings malfunctioning in "Green Lantern Corps" #22.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Van Jensen, Robert Venditti
Artists:
Bernard Chang
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 15th, 2013

Secret Avengers #6

"Secret Avengers" #6 might as well be called "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." #6, as Nick Spencer and Butch Guice give up all pretenses to the contrary as S.H.I.E.L.D. continues to fight against A.I.M. Island.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Nick Spencer
Artists:
Butch Guice, Rick Magyar
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 15th, 2013

Ballistic #1

Adam Egypt Mortimer and Darick Robertson bring the phrase "Suck Holocaust!" into the comic book lexicon with "Ballistic" #1.

Publisher:
Black Mask
Writer:
Adam Egypt Mortimer
Artists:
Darick Robertson
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 15th, 2013

Suicide Squad #22

"Suicide Squad" #22 has some fun scenes as the Squad hits Vegas, but it feels like Ales Kot and Patrick Zircher skip some of the more interesting parts in favor of replaying those already seen last issue.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Ales Kot
Artists:
Patrick Zircher
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 15th, 2013

Nightwing #22

Kyle Higgins and Will Conrad give the Prankster a bit more of a bite in "Nightwing" #22, when Nightwing learns the hard way what happens when you don't personally drop off the defeated villain with the police.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kyle Higgins
Artists:
Will Conrad
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 15th, 2013

Superior Spider-Man #13

"Superior Spider-Man" #13 by Dan Slott, Christos Gage and Giuseppe Camuncoli heralds a major status quo change for the Superior Spider-Man.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Slott, Christos Gage
Artists:
Giuseppe Camuncoli, John Dell, Terry Pallot
Reviewer:
James Hunt
July 15th, 2013

Young Avengers #7

In "Young Avengers" #7, the team battles an old foe for their first three hilarious months on their own, before running into Prodigy, who has been waiting for them to turn up again at their bacon-friendly breakfast bar hang-out spot.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Jamie McKelvie
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
July 12th, 2013

Daredevil #28

An old bully from Daredevil's past resurfaces, but Mark Waid and Javier Rodriguez's cliffhanger for "Daredevil" #28 takes the comic in a different direction than expected.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Waid
Artists:
Javier Rodriguez, Alvaro Lopez
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 12th, 2013

Hawkeye #12

Matt Fraction's "Hawkeye" rolls on as one of the best books around, even with guest artists -- of course when Francesco Francavilla is the guest artist, it's an easy feat to accomplish.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Francesco Francavilla
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
July 12th, 2013

Fearless Defenders #6

In the bloody conclusion to the first "Fearless Defenders" arc, Cullen Bunn and Will Sliney pit Misty Knight, Annabelle Riggs and their friends against one of their own.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Cullen Bunn
Artists:
Will Sliney
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
July 12th, 2013

Ghosted #1

Joshua Williamson and Goran Sudzuka bring another hit in the making to Image in "Ghosted" #1.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Joshua Williamson
Artists:
Goran Sudzuka
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 12th, 2013

Planet of the Apes: Cataclysm #11

"Planet of the Apes: Cataclysm" #11, the penultimate issue of the series by Corinna Bechko and Gabriel Hardman, is a tightly-written and appropriate-looking near-goodbye to a series that has bridged the gaps and enhanced the PotA franchise.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Corinna Bechko, Gabriel Hardman
Artists:
Damian Couceiro, Mariano Taibo
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
July 12th, 2013

Adventure Time: Candy Capers #1

Even with bit players as the key focus to this new mini-series, "Adventure Time: Candy Capers" #1 by Ananth Panagariya, Yuko Ota, and Ian McGinty still manages to be a whole lot of fun.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Ananth Panagariya, Yuko Ota
Artists:
Ian McGinty
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
July 12th, 2013

Quantum and Woody #1

Valiant scores again with another great first issue: "Quantum and Woody" #1 by James Asmus and Tom Fowler.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
James Asmus
Artists:
Tom Fowler
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
July 11th, 2013

Uncanny X-Men #8

Writer Brian Michael Bendis uses his gift for gab to bring readers up to speed in the X-Men's world in "Uncanny X-Men #8, and penciller/colorist Chris Bachalo returns to bring a pleasant, quirky look back to the title.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Chris Bachalo, Tim Townsend
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
July 11th, 2013

Justice League #22

Ivan Reis and Joe Prado to rejoin Geoff Johns just as "Trinity War" explodes all over the pages of "Justice League" #22.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, Oclair Albert
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 11th, 2013

Chronos Commandos: Dawn Patrol #1

Time-tossed soldiers battle dinosaurs in Stuart Jennett's "Chronos Commandos: Dawn Patrol" #1.

Publisher:
Titan Books
Writer:
Stuart Jennett
Artists:
Stuart Jennett
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 10th, 2013

X #3

"X" #3 has Duane Swierczynski and Eric Nguyen show the danger of spilling all of your secrets on a blog, and we're not just talking about identity theft here.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Duane Swierczynski
Artists:
Eric Nguyen
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 10th, 2013

Superman Unchained #2

Superman has a confrontation with General Lane and discovers the measures Lane has in place against him in Scott Snyder's and Jim Lee's "Superman Unchained" #2.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Jim Lee, Scott Williams, Dustin Nguyen
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 10th, 2013

Sheltered #1

Ed Brisson and Johnnie Christmas's "Sheltered" #1 has a slow start, but that's exactly what this comic about a survivalist compound needed.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Ed Brisson
Artists:
Johnnie Christmas
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 10th, 2013

Wolverine: Japan's Most Wanted #1

Wolverine heads to Japan in Marvel's first paid digital-exclusive series, by Jason Aaron, Jason Latour, Paco Diaz and Yves Bigerel.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Latour, Jason Aaron
Artists:
Yves Bigerel, Paco Diaz
Reviewer:
James Hunt
July 10th, 2013

Batman #22

Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo continue the latest retelling of Batman's origin in "Batman" #22 with some fresh enhancements that build on the character's legend without detracting from it.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV
Artists:
Greg Capullo, Danny Miki, Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
July 9th, 2013

Numbercruncher #1

Si Spurrier and PJ Holden's story of love, reincarnation, thugs and mathematicians is collected, colored and expanded for this mini-series, and based off the opening chapter we're in for a good time.

Publisher:
Titan Books
Writer:
Si Spurrier
Artists:
PJ Holden
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 18th, 2013
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