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Captain Marvel #17

Carol Danvers isn't the only hero in town when she faces the long to recovery and a new villain in Kelly Sue DeConnick and Filipe Andrade's oversized "Captain Marvel" #17.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kelly Sue DeConnick
Artists:
Filipe Andrade
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
November 11th, 2013

Detective Comics #25

"Detective Comics" #25 by John Layman, Jason Fabok and Jorge Lucas has a pair of Jim Gordon stories. The backup story, "Troubled Waters," flows directly out of "Whistleblower Blues," a Zero Year tale.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
John Layman
Artists:
Jason Fabok, Jorge Lucas
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
November 11th, 2013

Trillium #4

Worlds (and times) collide with devastating results in Jeff Lemire's "Trillium" #4.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Jeff Lemire,
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
November 11th, 2013

Fatale #18

"Fatale" #18 continues its exploration of Seattle's music scene in the mid-'90s, and even as Jo/Jane continues to wreak havoc on the band, Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips still have some surprises up their sleeves.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Sean Phillips
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 11th, 2013

Ten Grand #5

Joe heads into the underworld in "Ten Grand" #5, but while J. Michael Straczynski and C.P. Smith's depiction of the afterlife has some nice ideas, the forward momentum of the comic seems to have wound down.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
J. Michael Straczynski
Artists:
C.P. Smith
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 11th, 2013

Doctor Who: Prisoners of Time #10

As "Doctor Who: Prisoners of Time" #10 moves the mini-series towards its conclusion, there's still little advancing in the overall plot, but this unnecessary sequel has great art.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Scott Tipton, David Tipton
Artists:
Elena Casagrande
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 11th, 2013

Cataclysm: The Ultimates' Last Stand #1

"Cataclysm: The Ultimates' Last Stand" #1 puts Galactus on Ultimate Earth, with Brian Michael Bendis and Mark Bagley providing the particulars for the story.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Andrew Hennessy
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 11th, 2013

The Star Wars #3

"The Star Wars" #3 by J.W. Rinzler and Mike Mayhew doesn't quite work as a story based on an in-progress idea, but is much more interesting as a showcase for George Lucas' early vision, despite some artistic inconsistencies.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
J.W. Rinzler
Artists:
Mike Mayhew
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
November 11th, 2013

Earth 2 #17

"Earth 2" #16 is James Robinson's final issue on this title, so Nicola Scott joins in, bringing along Green Lantern, Steppenwolf and many more for the sendoff.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tom Taylor
Artists:
Nicola Scott, Trevor Scott
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 11th, 2013

Swamp Thing #25

Jesus Saiz brings his best to Charles Soule's entertaining story in "Swamp Thing" #25 as the Seeder and Swamp Thing square off for a fight to the finish.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Charles Soule
Artists:
Jesus Saiz
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 11th, 2013

Mighty Avengers #3

Writer Al Ewing successfully wraps up his first arc with a disparate group of characters in "Mighty Avengers" #3, and artist Greg Land makes the second-raters look first rate, although often like they're posing for photos rather than fighti

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Al Ewing
Artists:
Greg Land, Jay Leisten
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
November 11th, 2013

Batman: Black and White #3

"Batman Black and White" #3 has five Batman stories featuring work by Paul Dini and Stéphane Roux: one street story, one rogue's gallery tour, one detective story, one conceptual piece, and a story about good old-fashioned super-heroism.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Lee Bermejo, Damion Scott, Marv Wolfman, Rian Hughes, Paul Dini
Artists:
Lee Bermejo, Damion Scott, Riccardo Burchielli, Rian Hughes, Stéphane Roux
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
November 8th, 2013

Batman/Superman #5

"Batman/Superman" #5 kicks off its second story arc as Greg Pak is joined by Brett Booth, but this story of virtual reality games gone horribly wrong feels like it's lacking any real punch.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak
Artists:
Brett Booth, Norm Rapmund
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 8th, 2013

Drumhellar #1

Riley Rossmo's latest series at Image Comics is nearly indescribable, because it's not entirely clear what's going on. There's a guy, some weird things and an ex-girlfriend.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Riley Rossmo, Alex Link
Artists:
Riley Rossmo
Reviewer:
Augie De Blieck Jr.
November 8th, 2013

Action Comics #25

Greg Pak and Aaron Kuder take over "Action Comics" just in time for a tie-in to "Zero Year," but don't worry if you aren't reading "Batman." "Action Comics" #25 stands well on its own and is a strong debut

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak
Artists:
Aaron Kuder, Scott McDaniel
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 8th, 2013

Green Arrow #25

"Zero Year" reaches out from "Batman" to "Green Arrow" #25 courtesy of Jeff Lemire, Andrea Sorrentino, Denys Cowan and Bill Sienkiewicz.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Andrea Sorrentino, Denys Cowan, Bill Sienkiewicz
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 8th, 2013

Superman Unchained #4

Scott Snyder and Jim Lee check in with another installment of the adventures of Superman and Wraith in "Superman Unchained."

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Jim Lee, Scott Williams, Dustin Nguyen
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 7th, 2013

Painkiller Jane: The Price of Freedom #1

Jimmy Palmiotti brings back Painkiller Jane in "Painkiller Jane: The Price of Freedom" a four-issue mini-series with Juan Santacruz and Sam Lotfi illustrating.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Jimmy Palmiotti
Artists:
Juan Santacruz, Sam Lotfi
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
November 7th, 2013

Alex + Ada #1

"Alex + Ada" #1 is an intriguing start to an all-new series by Jonathan Luna and Sarah Vaughn.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Luna, Sarah Vaughn
Artists:
Jonathan Luna
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
November 7th, 2013

Longshot Saves the Marvel Universe #1

Longshot gets to press his luck a bit in "Longshot Saves the Marvel Universe" #1 written by Christopher Hastings with art by Jacopo Camagni.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Christopher Hastings
Artists:
Jacopo Camagni
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 7th, 2013

Protectors, Inc. #1

Superheroism gets commercialized in J. Michael Straczynski and Gordon Purcell's "Protectors Inc." #1.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
J. Michael Straczynski
Artists:
Gordon Purcell
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
November 7th, 2013

Amazing X-Men #1

"Amazing X-Men" #1 has the long-awaited return of Nightcrawler and some gorgeous art from Ed McGuinness and Dexter Vines, but a story from Jason Aaron that feels a bit slower than needed.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Ed McGuinness, Dexter Vines
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 6th, 2013

Ghosted #5

The haunted house of "Ghosted" comes alive and fights back, leaving the team scrambling and fighting between themselves. The zfirst storyline from Joshua Williamson and ends here.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Joshua Williamson
Artists:
Goran Sudzuka
Reviewer:
Augie De Blieck Jr.
November 6th, 2013

Forever Evil #3

Geoff Johns, David Finch and Richard Friend serve up a fascinatingly dark and intriguing comic as Earth-3's Crime Syndicate continues their planet-wide takeover of our world in "Forever Evil" #3.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
David Finch, Richard Friend
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
November 6th, 2013
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