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Morning Glories #30

"Morning Glories" #30 by Nick Spencer and Joe Eisma shines the spotlight on Irina of The Truants, revealing details about her childhood in Ukraine and her present confinement in an indeterminate location.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Nick Spencer
Artists:
Joe Eisma
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
September 3rd, 2013

Thumbprint #3

In "Thumbprint" #3 by Jason Ciaramelia, Joe Hill and Vic Malhotra, Mallory Grennan's thumbprint-note leaving stalker catches up with her, and a bloody face-to-face confrontation decides both their fates.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Joe Hill, Jason Ciaramelia
Artists:
Vic Malhotra
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
September 3rd, 2013

Captain Marvel #15

Stripped of her memories after her battle with Yon-Rogg, Captain Marvel must rise nonetheless to fight an onslaught of Builders in "Captain Marvel" #15, an "Infinity" tie in by Kelly Sue DeConnick, Jen Van Meter and Patrick Olliffe.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kelly Sue DeConnick, Jen Van Meter
Artists:
Patrick Olliffe, Drew Geraci
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
September 2nd, 2013

Uncanny Avengers #11

The Scarlet Witch finds herself face-to-face with the Apocalypse Twins in Rick Remender and Daniel Acuña's "Uncanny Avengers" #11.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Daniel Acuna
Reviewer:
James Hunt
September 2nd, 2013

Deadpool #15

With art by Declan Shalvey, "Deadpool" #15 guest stars Captain America and Wolverine, providing some chuckles along the way thanks to Brian Posehn and Gerry Duggan.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Posehn, Gerry Duggan
Artists:
Declan Shalvey
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 2nd, 2013

Avengers Arena #14

"Avengers Arena" #14 enters the "Boss Level," as Dennis Hopeless and Kev Walker scatter the remaining cast and bring back some old dangers even as the cliffhanger from #12 remains unresolved.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dennis Hopeless
Artists:
Kev Walker, Jason Gorder
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 2nd, 2013

FBP: Federal Bureau of Physics #2

"FBP: Federal Bureau of Physics" #2 has Simon Oliver and Robbi Rodriguez mix weird science, action, and conspiracy all together effortlessly in this strong second issue that is deliberately and thoroughly odd.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Simon Oliver
Artists:
Robbi Rodriguez
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 2nd, 2013

Lazarus #3

In "Lazarus" #3, Greg Rucka and Michael Lark give us political intrigue, action, conspiracies, a dystopian near-future, and perhaps even a hint of romance. It is, in a nutshell, a near-perfect comic.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
Michael Lark, Stefano Gaudiano, Brian Level
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 2nd, 2013

Itty Bitty Hellboy #1

Art Baltazar and Franco's "Itty Bitty Hellboy" is enjoyable enough as a kids' comic, but it doesn't spend nearly enough effort finding humorous opportunities from 20 years of rich Hellboy mythology and ultimately misses the parody

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Art Baltazar, Franco
Artists:
Art Baltazar
Reviewer:
Nat Webb
August 30th, 2013

Batman/Superman #3

In "Batman/Superman" #3 by Greg Pak, Jae Lee & Yildiray Cinar, the tension between the two Batmen and two Supermen rises as Kaiyo the Tricksters is discovered and reveals what she knows about the coming of Darkseid.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak
Artists:
Jae Lee, Yildiray Cinar
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
August 30th, 2013

Batman: The Dark Knight #23

"Batman: The Dark Knight" #23 continues the battle against Clayface, but knowing that there's still more to come from Gregg Hurwitz and Alex Maleev is what makes this issue ultimately work well.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gregg Hurwitz
Artists:
Alex Maleev
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 30th, 2013

Thor: God of Thunder #12

With words from Jason Aaron and art from Nic Klein, "Thor: God of Thunder" #12 shows readers what a Thunder God does after a long, hard, epic space battle.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Nic Klein
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 30th, 2013

Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant

Tony Cliff's "Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant" is a rollicking adventure for all ages.

Publisher:
First Second
Writer:
Tony Cliff
Artists:
Tony Cliff
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
August 29th, 2013

A+X #11

"A+X" 11 brings mundane short stories featuring Thor and Magik by Mike Benson and Mark Texeira, and a Cyclops and Spider-Man story by Jim Krueger and Ron Lim.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Benson, Jim Krueger
Artists:
Mark Texeira, Ron Lim, Chris Sotomayor
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
August 29th, 2013

Thanos Rising #5

Jason Aaron and Simone Bianchi close out their coming of age tale in "Thanos Rising" #5.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Simone Bianchi, Riccardo Pieruccini
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 29th, 2013

Journey Into Mystery #655

Kathryn Immonen and Valerio Schiti give Sif a righteous send off in the final issue of "Journey Into Mystery."

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kathryn Immonen
Artists:
Valerio Schiti
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
August 29th, 2013

Young Avengers #9

"Young Avengers" #9 by Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie sees the Young Avengers face off against the extra-dimensional threat of Mother.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Jamie McKelvie, Mike Norton
Reviewer:
James Hunt
August 29th, 2013

All-Star Western #23

Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray and artist Moritat deliver an unexpected, powerful, insightful and often hilarious look at a time-displaced Jonah Hex's character as he finds his way in present-day Gotham in "All-Star Western" #23.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray
Artists:
Moritat
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
August 29th, 2013

New Avengers #9

When "Infinity" comes to "New Avengers" #9, Jonathan Hickman and Mike Deodato do a hell of a great job with it.

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

Angel & Faith #25

With "Angel & Faith" #25, Christos Gage and Rebekah Isaacs stick the landing in the conclusion of this series, putting a cap on the most successful "Buffyverse" comic series to date.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage
Artists:
Rebekah Isaacs
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 29th, 2013

Justice League #23

"Trinity War" ends and nothing will ever be the same. At least for an issue or three, thanks to Geoff Johns and the art team of Ivan Reis, Joe Prado as the true nature of Pandora's box is revealed.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, Oclair Albert, Eber Ferreira
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 28th, 2013

Aquaman #23

"Aquaman" #23 has Geoff Johns and Paul Pelletier wrap up "Death of a King," but while the conclusion has a fun moment or two (and there's a strong epilogue), this feels a little rushed.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Sean Parsons
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 28th, 2013

American Vampire Anthology #1

"American Vampire Anthology" #1 reminds readers why Scott Snyder and Rafael Albuquerque's creation is so beloved as more than a score of the comics' industry's biggest names contribute to the legend of Skinner Sweet.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder, Jason Aaron, Rafael Albuquerque, Jeff Lemire, Becky Cloonan, Francesco Francavilla, Gail Simone, Gabriel Bá, Fábio Moon, Greg Rucka
Artists:
Rafael Albuquerque, Declan Shalvey, Ivo Milazzo, Ray Fawkes, Becky Cloonan, Francesco Francavilla, Tula Lotay, Gabriel Bá, Fábio Moon, JP Leon
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 28th, 2013

Captain America #10

Rick Remender satisfyingly wraps up his epic "Dimension Z" story in "Captain America" #10 and sets up an interesting new status quo for the future. John Romita, Jr. and Klaus Janson make it look epic enough, but with some noticeable we

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
John Romita Jr., Klaus Janson, Tom Palmer, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
August 28th, 2013

Star Wars: Legacy #6

"Star Wars: Legacy" #6 by Corinna Bechko and Gabriel Hardman is fun overall, starting off quickly but then slowing way down as it sets up the next story. Brian Theis is a capable but inconsistent artist, who darkens things up a bit too much at t

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Corinna Bechko, Gabriel Hardman
Artists:
Brian Albert Theis
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
August 28th, 2013
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