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Pretty Deadly #2

In "Pretty Deadly" #2, Kelly Sue DeConnick and Emma Rios deepen the breathtaking mystery of Deathface Ginny.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Kelly Sue DeConnick
Artists:
Emma Rios
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
December 2nd, 2013

Letter 44 #2

"Letter 44" #2 by Charles Soule and Alberto Jiménez Alburquerque follows President Blades in his first few days in office after he has read the fateful letter informing him of extraterrestrial activity.

Publisher:
Oni Press
Writer:
Charles Soule
Artists:
Alberto Jimenez Alburquerque
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
December 2nd, 2013

Saga #16

After taking the time to develop its characters and its world, Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples' "Saga" gears up for a huge confrontation.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Brian K. Vaughan
Artists:
Fiona Staples
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
December 2nd, 2013

The Massive #17

The second part of the ‘Longships’ arc doesn’t live up to the promise of the first, but it’s still gearing toward an exciting finale.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Garry Brown
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
December 2nd, 2013

New Avengers #12

"New Avengers" #12 by Jonathan Hickman and Mike Deodato bills itself as an epilogue and is a decent one, but it's as much a prologue to The Next Big Thing. It's enticing, but comes at a time where battle-fatigued readers would welcome

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Mike Deodato
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
December 2nd, 2013

Sidekick #4

"Sidekick" #4 hits a presumed turning point for the series, as Flyboy hits an all-time low. J. Michael Straczynski's script is uncomfortable reading, even as Tom Mandrake's art is excellent.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
J. Michael Straczynski
Artists:
Tom Mandrake
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 2nd, 2013

Never Ending #1

"Never Ending" #1 has Adam P. Knave, D.J. Kirkbride, and Robert Love tackle the idea of an ageless battle between a superhero and evil scientist, but for a three-issue mini-series, the pace needs to pick up.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Adam P. Knave, D.J. Kirkbridge
Artists:
Robert Love
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 2nd, 2013

Indestructible Hulk #16

Mahmud Asrar joins Mark Waid to handle the art chores for "Indestructible Hulk"#16 as Bruce Banner tries to get himself and his big green friend back on track to do the most good.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Waid
Artists:
Mahmud Asrar
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 2nd, 2013

Powers: The Bureau #8

The Circle is dead and Walker and Pilgrim are on the case, but back home, something is very wrong with Retro Girl in an exciting new arc of "Powers: The Bureau" by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Michael Avon Oeming
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
December 2nd, 2013

Wolverine and the X-Men Annual #1

"Wolverine & The X-Men: Annual" #1 by Jason Aaron and Nick Bradshaw is the cute, if insignificant, story of what Kid Gladiator has been up to while away from The Jean Grey School For Higher Learning.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Nick Bradshaw, Walden Wong, Karl Kesel, Victor Olazaba
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
December 2nd, 2013

Mr. Peabody and Sherman #1

Sholly Fisch and Jorge Monlongo collaborate on "Mr. Peabody and Sherman" #1 to introduce the dog and his boy to an all-new audience.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Sholly Fisch
Artists:
Jorge Monlongo
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
December 2nd, 2013

Batman: The Dark Knight #25

"Batman: The Dark Knight" #25's conclusion to its Clayface story feels slightly anticlimactic, but Alex Maleev's art is ultimately a good enough reason to pick up this issue.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gregg Hurwitz
Artists:
Alex Maleev
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 2nd, 2013

Wolverine and the X-Men #38

"Wolverine and the X-Men" #38 does a great job, post-crossover, of re-establishing the remit of the series courtesy Jason Aaron and Pepe Larraz. Of course, the series is also about to end.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Pepe Larraz
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 2nd, 2013

Savage Wolverine #12

"Savage Wolverine" #12 has art from Phil Jimenez who also writes the story of Wolverine tracking poachers and making a return trip to Madripoor.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Phil Jimenez, Scott Lope
Artists:
Phil Jimenez
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 2nd, 2013

Thief of Thieves #18

"Thief of Thieves" #18 has Andy Diggle and Shawn Martinbrough show us how the Venice heist all falls apart, even as Paulson tries to stay one step ahead of those gunning for him... literally.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Andy Diggle, Robert Kirkman, James Asmus
Artists:
Shawn Martinbrough
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 2nd, 2013

Deadpool Annual #1

An enjoyable comic built to answer a popular question, "Deadpool Annual" #11 is worth a read -- but maybe not worth $4.99.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ben Acker, Ben Blacker
Artists:
Evan "Doc" Shaner
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
November 29th, 2013

Avengers Arena #18

"Avengers Arena" #18 from Dennis Hopeless and Kev Walker draws a conclusion to the story, leaving a few characters behind to pick up the pieces and carry on.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dennis Hopeless
Artists:
Kev Walker, Jason Gorder
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 29th, 2013

Hawkeye #14

"Hawkeye" #14 by Matt Fraction and Annie Wu is Kate's first adventure out in L.A., where her first mission is to save some delicate flowers and punish the evildoer who stole them.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Annie Wu
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
November 29th, 2013

Nova #10

Whether you want to call it "Nova" #10 or "Nova" #100, there's no denying that Zeb Wells, Gerry Duggan, Carlo Barberi and Paco Medina deliver a celebration of the legacy of Nova.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Zeb Wells, Gerry Duggan
Artists:
Carlo Barberi, David Lopez, John Livesay, Terry Pallot, Paco Medina, Juan Vlasco, Y. Stewart
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 29th, 2013

Cataclysm: Ultimate X-Men #1

"Cataclysm: Ultimates" #1 gives Joshua Hale Fialkov a chance to continue to regale readers with the further developments of the dynamic pairing of Galactus and the Gah Lak Tus Swarm in the Ultimate Universe through the artwork of Alvaro Martinez

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Joshua Hale Fialkov
Artists:
Alvaro Martinez, John Lucas
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 29th, 2013

Infinity #6

With spectacular art from Jim Cheung and Dustin Weaver, "Infinity" #6 ends Thanos' quest, but opens up a world of new adventures and challenges in magnificent fashion as only Jonathan Hickman can.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Jim Cheung, Dustin Weaver, Mark Morales, Guillermo Ortego, Dave Meikis, John Livesay
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 29th, 2013

The Flash #25

"The Flash" #25 has art from Chris Sprouse and Francis Manapul, in a story written by Manapul and Brian Buccellato that focuses on Barry Allen's involvement in "Zero Year."

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Francis Manapul, Brian Buccellato
Artists:
Chris Sprouse, Francis Manapul, Karl Story, Keith Champagne
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 29th, 2013

Black Science #1

Rick Remender returns to the genre that put him on the map in "Black Science" #1 as Matteo Scalera and Dean White provide a rich mis en scare for a white-knuckle debut that doesn’t let up for a second.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Matteo Scalera
Reviewer:
Matt Little
November 29th, 2013

Aquaman #25

After an uneven pace for much of "Death of a King," Geoff Johns and Paul Pelletier's "Aquaman" #25 give a solid wrap-up to the story and Johns' time on the title.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Sean Parsons
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 27th, 2013

FF #14

"FF" #14 by Matt Fraction, Lee Allred and Michael Allred builds towards the series' climax by including a diverse array of characters and is driven by the interaction between them. Whether it makes sense or not, it's fun regardless.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction, Lee Allred
Artists:
Michael Allred
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
November 27th, 2013

Five Ghosts #7

A new arc begins in Frank J. Barbiere and Chris Mooneyham's eclectic, pulpy and absolutely enjoyable "Five Ghosts" #7, where the adventuresome Fabian Gray has the powers of the five fictional characters' spirits inside him at his dispo

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Frank J. Barbiere
Artists:
Chris Mooneyham
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
November 27th, 2013
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