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Thunderbolts #15

In "Thunderbolts" #15 by Charles Soule and Jefte Palo, the team takes on Punisher's mob mission in Manhattan at the same time as Thanos' army invades Earth.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Charles Soule
Artists:
Jefte Palo
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
September 23rd, 2013

Ultimate Comics X-Men #31

Kitty Pryde strategically steps down as leader of Utopia so that she can help bring an end to Utopia vs Tian once and for all in Brian Wood and Alvaro Martinez's "Ultimate Comics X-Men" #31.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Alvaro Martinez, John Lucas
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
September 23rd, 2013

Secret Avengers #9

Maria Hill and Daisy Johnson jockey for control of S.H.I.E.L.D. and control of Johnson's memories in Nick Spencer and Butch Guice's "Secret Avengers" #9.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Nick Spencer
Artists:
Butch Guice
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
September 23rd, 2013

New Avengers #10

Jonathan Hickman and Mike Deodato deliver a solid companion story for "Infinity" in the pages of "New Avengers" #10.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Mike Deodato
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 23rd, 2013

Ghostbusters #7

Things get back to (para)normal for in "Ghostbusters" #7 from Erik Burnham and Doc Shaner.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Erik Burnham
Artists:
Evan Shaner, Dan Schoening
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 23rd, 2013

Justice League of America #7.3

"Justice League of America #7.3 Shadow Thief" pierces the darkness surrounding the origins of the Shadow Thief in a story written by Tom DeFalco with engaging art from Chad Hardin.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tom DeFalco
Artists:
Chad Hardin
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 23rd, 2013

Wonder Woman #23.1

One of the gems of "Villains Month," "Wonder Woman #23.1: Cheetah" unleashes Wonder Woman's most popular foe upon the DC Universe in a story written by John Ostrander with art from Victor Ibáñez.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
John Ostrander
Artists:
Victor Ibanez
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 23rd, 2013

Batman: The Dark Knight #23.3

In "Batman: The Dark Knight" #23.3 by John Layman and Cliff Richards, Basil Karlo woos the Secret Society as he strives for a larger stage in the absence of the Justice League.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
John Layman
Artists:
Cliff Richards
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
September 23rd, 2013

Thor: God of Thunder #13

Ron Garney serves as artist to Jason Aaron's story in "Thor: God of Thunder" 13, the first chapter of "The Accursed," which re-introduces Malekith in anticipation of his appearance in "Thor: The Dark World."

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Ron Garney
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 23rd, 2013

Batman and Robin #23.3

"Batman and Robin" #23.3 brings the origin of Ra's al Ghul into full focus as James Tynion IV and Jeremy Haun present a Batman Villains Month issue outside of Gotham City.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Tynion IV
Artists:
Jeremy Haun
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 23rd, 2013

Detective Comics #23.3

"Detective Comics" #23.3 claims to be a spotlight on the Scarecrow, but Peter J. Tomasi and Szymon Kudranski are really just taking us on a tour of "Forever Evil" era Gotham City.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Szymon Kudranski
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 23rd, 2013

Justice League Dark #23.2

Eclipso stops by "Justice League Dark" #23.2 for a Villains Month issue by Dan DiDio and Philip Tan.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan DiDio
Artists:
Philip Tan, Jason Paz
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 23rd, 2013

The Flash #23.3

"The Flash #23.3: the Rogues" sets a quintet of the Flash's most notable foes loose upon Keystone City and Central City with "The Flash" writer Brian Buccellato leading the charge for Patrick Zircher's art.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Brian Buccellato
Artists:
Patrick Zircher
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 23rd, 2013

Buzzkill #1

Kicking off their new alcoholic-superhero miniseries, newcomers Donny Cates, Mark Reznicek and Geoff Shaw surprise with a master class in what a #1 issue should look like.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Donny Cates, Mark Reznicek
Artists:
Geoff Shaw
Reviewer:
Nat Webb
September 23rd, 2013

Zero #1

"Zero" #1 by Ales Kot and Michael Walsh introduce Edward Zero, a super-spy with a mission to complete and a will to get it done that makes The Punisher look indecisive.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Ales Kot
Artists:
Michael Walsh
Reviewer:
James Hunt
September 21st, 2013

Swamp Thing: Arcane #23.1

"Swamp Thing" #23.1 checks in on both Anton and Abby Arcane, as Charles Soule and Jesus Saiz both show us the Arcanes' past - as well as a hint of their future - in this one-shot.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Charles Soule
Artists:
Jesus Saiz
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 20th, 2013

Batman: The Penguin #23.3

"Batman" #23.3 starts out in a promising manner, but Frank Tieri and Christian Duce's comic about the law trying to squeeze the Penguin out quickly grows crass.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Frank Tieri
Artists:
Christian Duce
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 20th, 2013

Green Lantern: Black Hand #23.3

"Green Lantern" #23.3 has Charles Soule and Alberto Ponticelli telling an old-fashioned horror story, where Black Hand shows that you can't keep a good avatar of death in the grave for very long.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Charles Soule
Artists:
Alberto Ponticelli, Stefano Landini
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 20th, 2013

Uncanny X-Men #12

Young Jean Grey and Scott Summers seek sanctuary with present day Cyclops's team, but when "Future Jean Grey" show up things get even more complicated in Brian Michael Bendis and Chris Bachalo's "Uncanny X-Men" #12.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Chris Bachalo, Tim Townsend, Mark Irwin, Jaime Mendoza, Victor Olazaba, Al Vey
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
September 19th, 2013

Justice League #23.3

Fans of "Dial H" might come running to "Justice League" #23.3, but China Mieville and a different artist for each page end up presenting a comic that is only slightly amusing, but never gains traction.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
China Mieville
Artists:
Mateus Santolouco, Carla Berrocal, Riccardo Burchielli, Liam Sharp, Jock, Tula Lotay, Marley Zarcone, Brendan McCarthy, Emma Rios, Emi Lenox, Jeff Lemire, Frazer Irving, David Lapham, Carmen Carnero, Slone Leong, Kelsey Wroten, Michelle Farran, Annie Wu,
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 19th, 2013

Captain Marvel #16

The second of two parts that tie in to "Infinity" allows Kelly Sue DeConnick and Jen Van Meter to spend a little more time with Carol Danvers in space.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kelly Sue DeConnick, Jen Van Meter
Artists:
Patrick Oliffe, Drew Geraci, Tom Nguyen
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 19th, 2013

Action Comics #23.3

Lex Luthor takes centerstage in "Action Comics #23.3: Lex Luthor" as Charles Soule and Raymund Bermudez put Superman's archnemesis in line for "Forever Evil" #1.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Charles Soule
Artists:
Raymund Bermudez, Dan Green
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 19th, 2013

B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth #111

"B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth" #111 has John Arcudi, Mike Mignola, and Tyler Crook continue to bring the scattered characters closer together, but it's up for debate on if Liz Sherman or Fenix is in more trouble right now.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
John Arcudi, Mike Mignola
Artists:
Tyler Crook
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 19th, 2013

Bloodshot and H.A.R.D. Corps #14

The cover for this issue declares an all-new team, title and mission, with Christos Gage, Joshua Dysart and Emanuela Lupacchino making "Bloodshot and H.A.R.D. Corps" #14 good on those promises.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Christos Gage, Joshua Dysart
Artists:
Emanuela Lupacchino, Guillermo Ortego
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 19th, 2013

Adventures of Superman #21

DC's digital-first "Adventures of Superman" is a tremendous magnet for comic book talent, bringing Tim Seeley and Mike Norton in for a tale as Superman encounters Darkseid and imparts wisdom on an orphan.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tim Seeley
Artists:
Mike Norton
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 18th, 2013

Infinity #3

After suffering a devastating blow, the Avengers and their intergalactic team strike back with a classic tactic in Jonathan Hickman, Jerome Opena, and Dustin Weaver's "Infinity" #3.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Jerome Opena, Dustin Weaver
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
September 18th, 2013
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