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Justice League #23.4

In "Justice League #23.4: Secret Society" by Geoff Johns, Sterling Gates and Szymon Kudranski, The Outsider relates how he came to the decision to build the Secret Society for the sake of Owlman.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Sterling Gates
Artists:
Szymon Kudranski
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
September 30th, 2013

Young Avengers #10

Loki confers with Mother about a deal they struck in Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie's villainous "Young Avengers" #10.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Jamie McKelvie, Mike Norton
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
September 30th, 2013

Fairy Tale Comics

Some of the greatest and most innovative comics creators come together to re-imagine classic Fairy Tales in traditional and non-traditional ways in Chris Duffy's "Fairy Tale Comics."

Publisher:
First Second
Writer:
Chris Duffy, Bobby London, Emily Carroll, Gilbert Hernandez, Vanessa Davis, Gigi D.G., Ramona Fradon, Jaime Hernandez, Luke Pearson, Brett Helquist, Joseph Lambert, Raina Telgemeier, Charise Mericle Harper, Graham Annable, Jillian Tamaki, Karl Kerschl, Da
Artists:
Bobby London, Emily Carroll, Gilbert Hernandez, Vanessa Davis, Gigi D.G., Chris Duffy, Jaime Hernandez, Luke Pearson, Brett Helquist, Joseph Lambert, Raina Telgemeier, Charise Mericle Harper, Graham Annable, Jillian Tamaki, Karl Kerschl, David Mazzucchell
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
September 30th, 2013

Justice League of America #7.4

In "Justice League of America #7.4: Black Adam" Sterling Gates and Edgar Salazar try to persuade readers that every villain is a hero, from a certain point of view.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Sterling Gates
Artists:
Edgar Salazar, Jay Leisten
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 30th, 2013

The Other Dead #1

Digger Mesch's idea of undead animals is decently-realized by Joshua Ortega in "The Other Dead" #1, albeit with some gratuitous distractions that slow the story's pace. It's nicely drawn by Qing Ping Mui, who makes zombie animals

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Joshua Ortega, Digger T. Mesch
Artists:
Qing Ping Mui
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
September 30th, 2013

Rat Queens #1

Hannah, Betty, Dee and Violet find themselves on the wrong side of an assassin's blade and the law in Kurtis J. Wiebe and Roc Upchurch's "Rat Queens" #1.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Kurtis J. Wiebe
Artists:
Roc Upchurch
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
September 27th, 2013

The Wake #4

In "The Wake" #4, Scott Snyder and Sean Murphy's deep ocean mystery twists into visually spectacular survival horror.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Sean Murphy
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
September 27th, 2013

The Trial of the Punisher #1

Marc Guggenheim and Leinil Yu explore what would happen if the The Punisher turned himself in.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Marc Guggenheim
Artists:
Leinil Francis Yu
Reviewer:
James Hunt
September 27th, 2013

Nova #8

Thanos' lackeys send their lackeys to visit the human rocket in "Nova" #8 in an adventure written by Zeb Wells with art by Paco Medina.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Zeb Wells
Artists:
Paco Medina, Juan Vlasco
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 27th, 2013

Sex Criminals #1

Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky don't quite deliver on the humorous romance promised for "Sex Criminals," but instead come up with a solid comic with a heavy indie vibe that promises better things to come.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Chip Zdarsky
Reviewer:
Nat Webb
September 27th, 2013

Uncanny Avengers #12

Rick Remender advances his Apocalypse Twins story in "Uncanny Avengers" #12, but his awkward dialogue, over-the-top violence and some sloppy artwork from Salvador Larroca make it far less enjoyable.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Salvador Larroca
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
September 27th, 2013

Guardians of the Galaxy #6

"Guardians of the Galaxy" #6 gives Angela a chance to test the mettle of Peter Quill's team thanks to Brian Michael Bendis and Sara Pichelli with assistance from Neil Gaiman and Olivier Coipel.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Sara Pichelli, Olivier Coipel, Mark Morales
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 26th, 2013

Gambit #17

James Asmus and Clay Mann's "Gambit" #17 proves an overcomplicated and unfulfilling end to a series that never found its footing.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
James Asmus
Artists:
Clay Mann, Jay Leisten, Ed Tadeo
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
September 26th, 2013

MIND MGMT #15

Matt Kindt shows us the repeated brainwashing of Meru through Henry Lyme's eyes, and as the cycle continues, "MIND MGMT" #15 gets that much more entertaining.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
Matt Kindt
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 26th, 2013

Wonder Woman #23.2

Series writer Brian Azzarello teams up with ACO to tell the First Born's story in "Wonder Woman" #23.2, and for all intents and purposes it's "Wonder Woman" #24.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Brian Azzarello
Artists:
ACO
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 26th, 2013

The Powerpuff Girls #1

Troy Little's "The Powerpuff Girls" #1 has the girls return to comics in an all-new adventure, dispatching their nemesis Mojo JoJo with an ease that has him ill at ease.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Troy Little
Artists:
Troy Little
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
September 26th, 2013

Green Lantern #23.4

"Green Lantern" #23.4 turns its attention to Sinestro -- the most notable "Green Lantern" villain -- but Matt Kindt and Dale Eaglesham's story of Sinestro's early years is ultimately unenergetic.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
Dale Eaglesham
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 26th, 2013

Red Team #5

A complication at the precinct house leads the Red Team to watch their backs very closely. When their next mission is interrupted by a destructive third party, Garth Ennis and Craig Cermak's Red Team is forced to ask some tough questions.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Garth Ennis
Artists:
Craig Cermak
Reviewer:
Augie De Blieck Jr.
September 26th, 2013

Aquaman #23.2

The "Forever Evil" breakout at Belle Reve gives Atlantis' one-time king a chance to star in a comic book as Geoff Johns, Tony Bedard and Geraldo Borges give us "Aquaman #23.2: Ocean Master."

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Tony Bedard
Artists:
Geraldo Borges, Ruy Jose
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 26th, 2013

Avengers #20

Inker Gerry Alanguilan joins penciler Leinil Francis Yu to deliver the visuals for "The Offer," the latest "Infinity" tie-in in the pages of "Avengers" #20.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Leinil Francis Yu, Gerry Alanguilan
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 26th, 2013

Infinity: Heist #1

While the heroes are away, the villains will play in "Infinity: Heist" #1, written by Frank Tieri with art by Al Barrionuevo.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Frank Tieri
Artists:
Al Barrionuevo
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 26th, 2013

Wolverine and the X-Men #36

"Wolverine and the X-Men" #36 has Jason Aaron and Giuseppe Camuncoli take "Battle of the Atom" to the halfway point, and sure enough, there's a twist awaiting as the past, present and future X-Men fight it out.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Giuseppe Camuncoli, Andrew Currie
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 25th, 2013

Superman #23.4

Aaron Kuder not only draws but writes "Superman" #23.4, and this spotlight on the Parasite looks phenomenal, but also stops abruptly right as things get interesting.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Aaron Kuder
Artists:
Aaron Kuder
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 25th, 2013

Criminal Macabre: The Eyes of Frankenstein #1

"Criminal Macabre: The Eyes of Frankenstein" #1 provides an irreverent look at the supernatural underbelly of Los Angeles and brings Frankenstein's monster to town for more irreverence.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Steve Niles
Artists:
Christopher Mitten
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 25th, 2013

Detective Comics #23.4

Writer Frank Tieri uses Villains Month as a backdrop for a brutal but enjoyable character study of Man-Bat in "Detective Comics" #23.4, and Scot Eaton and Jaime Mendoza are in sync portraying a conflicted character with noble intent but animal i

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Frank Tieri
Artists:
Scot Eaton, Jaime Mendoza
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
September 25th, 2013

Batman: The Dark Knight #23.4

"Batman: The Dark Knight" #23.4 gives the new Joker's Daughter her first full-sized outing, but Ann Nocenti and Georges Jeanty's story of an emotionally damaged girl taking over a lost part of Gotham is clumsy at best.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Ann Nocenti
Artists:
Georges Jeanty, Dexter Vines
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 25th, 2013

Saga #14

As Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples continue to expand the world, character interactions and scope of their series with "Saga" #14, it's hard to keep from thinking that it's living up to its name more than ever.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Brian K. Vaughan
Artists:
Fiona Staples
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 25th, 2013

Kiss Me Satan #1

Victor Gischler and Juan Ferreyra develop a vivid new world of werewolves, witches, vampires, and more for New Orlean's seedy underbelly in "Kiss Me, Satan!" #1.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Victor Gischler
Artists:
Juan Ferreyra
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
September 23rd, 2013
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