Review Search: 2013-07-24

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The Dream Merchant #3

Winslow continues to train his subconscious under the Dream Merchant's tutelage as the mystery behind his dream deepens in Nathan Edmondson and Konstantin Nvosadov's "The Dream Merchant" #3.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Nathan Edmonson
Artists:
Konstantin Novosadov
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
July 29th, 2013

Journey Into Mystery #654

Kathryn Immonen and Valerio Schiti's "Journey into Mystery" #645 finds Sif and Beta Ray Bill trapped in a malfunctioning Stark tech space station, struggling to find a way out. As they soon discover, they are not as alone as they first thou

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kathryn Immonen
Artists:
Valerio Schiti
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
July 29th, 2013

The Flash #22

"The Flash" #22 delivers yet another visual spectacle from Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato that includes Iris West going on a high-speed run with the scarlet speedster.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Francis Manapul, Brian Buccellato
Artists:
Francis Manapul
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 29th, 2013

Aquaman #22

In "Aquaman" #22 by Geoff Johns and Paul Pelletier, Aquaman sits unsteadily on his reluctantly reclaimed throne as three different groups of characters aim to knock him off it.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Sean Parsons
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
July 29th, 2013

Thumbprint #2

"Thumbprint" #2 by Joe Hill, Jason Ciaramelia and Vic Malhotra reveal more of Mallory Grennan's activities at Abu Ghraib, and this second trip into memory lane may be a clue to the identity of the person behind the thumbprint notes.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Joe Hill, Jason Ciaramelia
Artists:
Vic Malhotra
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
July 29th, 2013

The Reason for Dragons

Archaia continues to produce magnificent work from concepts off the beaten path as Chris Northrop and Jeff Stokely present the story of Wendell and Sir Habersham in "The Reason for Dragons."

Publisher:
Archaia
Writer:
Chris Northrop, Julia Fung, Josh Trujillo, Mark Ashmore, Tom Pinchuk
Artists:
Jeff Stokely, Kevin Castaniero, Zoe Chevat, Ben Bishop, Michael Dialynas
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 29th, 2013

Young Avengers #8

Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie's "Young Avengers" #8 finds the team split, both parts stranded in very dangerous dimensions.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Jamie McKelvie
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
July 29th, 2013

Uncanny Avengers #10

In Rick Remender and Daniel Acuña's "Uncanny Avengers" #8 the team officially splits off on their own investigations. It can't end well.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Daniel Acuna
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
July 29th, 2013

Star Wars: Legacy - Prisoner of the Floating World #5

Corinna Bechko and Gabriel Hardman shift from world-building to action in "Star Wars: Legacy" #5 as Ania Solo takes some advice from one of her closest allies.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Corinna Bechko, Gabriel Hardman
Artists:
Gabriel Hardman
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 29th, 2013

Michael Turner's Fathom #1

"Michael Turner's Fathom" #1 joins Aspen Comics' "10 for 10" promotion with David Wohl and Frank Mastromauro writing the adventures of Aspen Matthews for Alex Konat to draw.

Publisher:
Aspen Comics
Writer:
David Wohl, Frank Mastromauro
Artists:
Alex Konat
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 29th, 2013

New Avengers #8

Hints of "Infinity" and "Inhumanity" are present among the infighting and crumbling relationships Jonathan Hickman and Mike Deodato pack into "New Avengers" #8.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Mike Deodato
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 29th, 2013

The Rocketeer and the Spirit: Pulp Friction #1

Mark Waid and Paul Smith release a nearly perfect comic that walks the line between retro and modern, and carries the weight of comics history with a flippant, fun ease in "The Rocketeer and the Spirit: Pulp Friction" #1.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Mark Waid
Artists:
Paul Smith
Reviewer:
Nat Webb
July 29th, 2013

Superior Spider-Man Team Up #1

Chris Yost and David Lopez make it hard to warm to this Doctor Octopus-as-Spider-Man spinoff comic, with rushed art and writing that makes it tough to care for the villain-turned-hero.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Yost
Artists:
David Lopez, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Nat Webb
July 29th, 2013

Lazarus #2

In "Lazarus" #2 by Greg Rucka and Michael Lark, Forever Carlyle plays her part in intra-family warfare and moves closer to uncovering certain secrets, including the mystery of her own origin.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
Michael Lark
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
July 29th, 2013

The Sixth Gun: Sons of the Gun #5

"The Sixth Gun: Sons of the Gun" #5 brings Cullen Bunn, Brian Hurtt, and Brian Churilla's mini-series to a close, but this prequel is lacking a solid conclusion now that the origins are done.

Publisher:
Oni Press
Writer:
Cullen Bunn, Brian Hurtt
Artists:
Brian Churilla
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 29th, 2013

Teen Titans #22

Scott Lobdell and Jesus Merino wrap up the New 52's first Trigon story in "Teen Titans" #22, but it's the second half full of recriminations that's the more brutal battle.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Lobdell
Artists:
Jesus Merino, Eddy Barrows
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 29th, 2013

Constantine #5

"Constantine" #5 by Ray Fawkes and Renato Guedes has John Constantine making a play for the power of Shazam! in a Trinity War tie-in story.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Ray Fawkes
Artists:
Renato Guedes
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
July 29th, 2013

MIND MGMT #13

It's an unlucky day for three families in suburbia, courtesy Matt Kindt's "MIND MGMT" #13. What starts as a rash of missing objects turns into a mixture of mind games, some more powerful than others.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
Matt Kindt
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 29th, 2013

Hawkeye Annual #1

All Kate Bishop wanted was to get away. In Matt Fraction and Javier Pulido's "Hawkeye" Annual #1, however, she finds more than she bargained for when Madam Masque appears for revenge.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Javier Pulido
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
July 29th, 2013

Mark Waid's Green Hornet #4

"Mark Waid's Green Hornet" suddenly finds himself a lonely man making bad decisions. Is Dynamite's favorite green masked man getting too full of himself?

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Mark Waid
Artists:
Ronilson Freire
Reviewer:
Augie De Blieck Jr.
July 25th, 2013

The Hunger #1

Joshua Hale Fialkov and Leonard Kirk deliver a comic both intimate and epic with "Hunger" #1.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Joshua Hale Fialkov
Artists:
Leonard Kirk
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
July 25th, 2013

Justice League Dark #22

Poor "Justice League Dark" #22 by Jeff Lemire and Mikel Janin -- still floundering and trying desperately to become the great book it so wants to be -- gets drawn into the latest company crossover.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Mikel Janin
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
July 25th, 2013

Wolverine and the X-Men #33

"Wolverine and the X-Men" #33 is less parody and more about the turning points for several of its characters, but Jason Aaron and Nick Bradshaw don't lose sight of making "The Hellfire Saga" fun.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Nick Bradshaw, Walden Wong
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 24th, 2013

Superman #22

After last month's issue was so atmospheric and creepy, Scott Lobdell and Eddy Barrows's work on "Superman" #22 is so average as H.I.V.E. and Hector Hammond face off, that it ultimately comes as a letdown.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Lobdell
Artists:
Eddy Barrows, Daniel HDR, Geraldo Borges, Eber Ferreira
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 24th, 2013

Batman/Superman #2

"Batman/Superman" #2 has a fun if slightly familiar story from Greg Pak involving alternate universes, but the gorgeous art from Jae Lee and June Chung elevates the comic and then some.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak
Artists:
Jae Lee
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 24th, 2013

Clone #9

"Clone" goes into full-scale movie thriller mode with a ticking time bomb, death, chills, and thrills. Image Comics' overlooked gem features Juan Jose Ryp's insanely detailed art depicting crazy genetic mayhem.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
David Schulner, Aaron Ginsburg, Wade McIntyre
Artists:
Juan Jose Ryp
Reviewer:
Augie De Blieck Jr.
July 24th, 2013

Red Team #4

Garth Ennis and Craig Cermak's "Red Team" #4 focuses on Trudy, as an unfortunate run-in at a skeevy bar lands her in a sticky situation with only her secret team to help.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Garth Ennis
Artists:
Craig Cermak
Reviewer:
Augie De Blieck Jr.
July 24th, 2013

Lobster Johnson: A Scent of Lotus #1

Sebastian Fiumara defends his claim to the title of best non-Mike Mignola artist in the Hellboy universe in a moody, retro pulp tale written by Mignola and John Arcudi.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola, John Arcudi
Artists:
Sebastian Fiumara
Reviewer:
Nat Webb
July 24th, 2013
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