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Rat Queens #2

In "Rat Queens" #2 by Kurtis Wiebe and Roc Upchurch, Hannah, Dee, Violent and Betty have a narrow escape with a troll and try to figure out who may have set them up.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Kurtis Wiebe
Artists:
Roc Upchurch
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
October 28th, 2013

Uncanny Avengers #13

As pieces of the Apocalypse Twins' plan come to light, other pieces become more muddled to a team divided in Rick Remender and Daniel Acuña's "Uncanny Avengers" #13.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Daniel Acuna
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
October 28th, 2013

All-Star Western #24

With Moritat delivering wonderfully playful art for their story, Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray continue to share the modern-day adventures of Jonah Hex in "All-Star Western" #24.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray
Artists:
Moritat
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 28th, 2013

Indestructible Hulk #14

Mark Waid offers up a time-jumping thrillride in "Indestructible Hulk" #14, but artist Kim Jacinto's disjointed pages don't capture the thrills or deliver as many great moments as well as leadoff artist Mahmud Asrar's initial one

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Waid
Artists:
Mahmud Asrar, Kim Jacinto
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
October 28th, 2013

Daredevil #32

"Daredevil" #32 mixes classic horror monsters with an evil white supremacist group, but Mark Waid and Chris Samnee never quite get the two halves of this comic to feel connected.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Waid
Artists:
Chris Samnee
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 28th, 2013

FF #13

Lee Allred and Michael Allred (based off a story by Matt Fraction) take the Future Foundation to the Moon in "FF" #13, but the humorous aspects of the story never quite click into place.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction, Lee Allred
Artists:
Michael Allred
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 28th, 2013

Wolverine and the X-Men #37

The past, present and future X-Men clash with the Brotherhood at the place where it all began in Jason Aaron and Giuseppe Camuncoli's "Wolverine and the X-Men" #37.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Giuseppe Camuncoli, Andrew Currie
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
October 28th, 2013

Marvel Now What?! #1

"Marvel Now What?!" turns out to be a charming collection of humorous shorts from a variety of artists and writers, all ready and willing to poke fun at Marvel (and specifically Marvel NOW!).

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Skottie Young, Elliott Kalan, Gerry Duggan, Brian Posehn, Wyatt Cenac, Lucas Hazlett, Sara Schaefer, Sara Benincasa, John Devore, Scott Adsit
Artists:
Scottie Young, Jacob Chabot, Pat Olliffe, Livesay, Colleen Coover, Steve Lieber, Tania Del Rio, Declan Shalvey
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
October 28th, 2013

Sex Criminals #2

In "Sex Criminals" #2, Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarksy focus on Jon, the other half of the time-stopping couple and how he discovered his powers.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Chip Zdarksy
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
October 25th, 2013

Young Avengers #11

"Young Avengers" #11 has Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie setting up their final storyline, as the group rallies to try and rescue Hulking and defeat Mother once and for all, even as Loki gets something he's wanted.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Jamie McKelvie, Mike Norton, Kris Anka
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 25th, 2013

Superior Spider-Man Team-Up #5

Christopher Yost and Marco Checchetto return to deliver the historic adventures of the Superior Six in their fight against the Wrecking Crew in "Superior Spider-Man Team-Up" #5.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Christopher Yost
Artists:
Marco Checchetto
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 25th, 2013

Nova #9

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 Media, Juan Vlasco
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 24th, 2013

Aquaman #24

Geoff Johns' next-to-last chapter of "Death of a King," as well as his next-to-last issue as writer, unfolds in a grand way in "Aquaman" #24, filled with origins, surprises, and great imagery from Paul Pelletier and Sean Parsons.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Sean Parsons
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
October 24th, 2013

Justice League #24

In "Justice League" #24, Geoff Johns and Ivan Reis reveal the origin of Ultraman and begin to depict just what a very twisted Kryptonian can really do to Earth.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, Oclair Albert
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 24th, 2013

Justice League Dark #24

Writer J. M. DeMatteis joins Mikel Janin and John Constantine's crew in "Justice League Dark" #24.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J.M. DeMatteis
Artists:
Mikel Janin
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 24th, 2013

Batman: The Dark Knight #24

"Batman: The Dark Knight" #24 feels like a Villains Month issue that got bumped in favor of another team, and that's a shame because Gregg Hurwitz and Alex Maleev's Clayface spotlight is the superior one.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gregg Hurwitz
Artists:
Alex Maleev
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 23rd, 2013

Zombie War #1

"Zombie War" #1 by Kevin Eastman, Tom Skulan and Eric Talbot delivers an unabashed tale of zombie violence, originally created over twenty years ago, that's nothing like the kind of mayhem created by most modern-day zombie stories.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Kevin Eastman, Tom Skulan
Artists:
Kevin Eastman, Eric Talbot
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
October 23rd, 2013

Pretty Deadly #1

"Pretty Deadly" #1 unites Kelly Sue DeConnick and Emma Rios in a western tale featuring dead bunnies, butterflies and girls in vulture cloaks.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Kelly Sue DeConnick
Artists:
Emma Rios
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 22nd, 2013

Velvet #1

"Velvet" #1 is another strong debut for Image and Ed Brubaker with stunning art by Steve Epting.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Steve Epting
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
October 21st, 2013
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