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Fairest #21

In "Fairest" #21 by Marc Andreyko and Shawn McManus, Snow White and Cinderella are hunted by an unknown foe that will lead them to take a journey to a faraway land: Ultima Thule.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Marc Andreyko
Artists:
Shawn McManus
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
December 9th, 2013

Marvel Knights: Spider-Man #3

Peter Parker's twisted trials escalate when he becomes trapped underwater with his enemies in Matt Kindt and Marco Rudy's "Marvel Knights: Spider-Man" #3.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
Marco Rudy
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
December 9th, 2013

Legends of Red Sonja #2

"Legends of Red Sonja" #2 has a lot of fun playing with the nature of story -- and so does Red Sonja herself.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Gail Simone, Meljean Brook, Tamora Pierce
Artists:
Jack Jadon, Mel Rubi, Cassandra James
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
December 9th, 2013

Young Avengers #13

The final battle with Mother sets the storytelling bar even higher for Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie's "Young Avengers" #13

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Jamie McKelvie, Stephen Thompson, Mike Norton
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
December 9th, 2013

Invincible Universe #8

Phil Hester and Todd Nauck pit Wolf-Man against Redeye in "Invincible Universe" #8, which also has appearances by Slaying Mantis, Best Tiger and Claire Voyant.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Phil Hester
Artists:
Todd Nauck
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 9th, 2013

Shadowman #13

Valiant presents a new creative team for a jumping on point for new readers to join Peter Milligan and Roberto de la Torre in "Shadowman" #13.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Peter Milligan
Artists:
Roberto de la Torre
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 9th, 2013

Fearless Defenders #12

Cullen Bunn and Will Sliney's "Fearless Defenders" #12 wraps up the series with Valkyrie and Misty Knight's Shieldmaidens/Defenders going head to head with Caroline LeFay and her Doom Maidens.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Cullen Bunn
Artists:
Will Sliney
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
December 9th, 2013

The Fox #2

The Fox is trapped in a diamond world by the "Queen of Diamonds" to do some hero-ing against his will in Dean Haspiel and Mark Waid's "The Fox" #2.

Publisher:
Archie Comics
Writer:
Dean Haspiel, Mark Waid, J.M. DeMatteis
Artists:
Dean Haspiel, Mike Cavallaro, Terry Austin
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
December 9th, 2013

Trillium #5

Jeff Lemire gives his dual-pronged, sci-fi story an unneeded but nonetheless engaging shake-up in "Trillium" #5, but the gimmicky storytelling and unconventional art style hamper his ability fully stretch out and properly convey his story artist

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Jeff Lemire
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
December 9th, 2013

Amazing X-Men #2

Besieged by demon pirates, Storm, Iceman and Firestar go to Hell while Wolverine and Northstar find themselves in Heaven in Jason Aaron and Ed McGuinness' "Amazing X-Men" #2.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Ed McGuinness, Dexter Vines
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 9th, 2013

Indestructible Hulk Annual #1

"Indestructible Hulk Annual" #1 by Jeff parker and Mahmud Asrar is a Hulk/Iron Man teamup story set in a remote atoll in the Pacific Ocean. It's "Science Bros" meets "The Island of Dr. Moreau," except with only one monst

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Mahmud Asrar
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
December 6th, 2013

Action Comics #26

"Action Comics" #26 brings Greg Pak and Aaron Kuder's run into the present day, and this mixture of Lana Lang and monsters in Superman's life is a fun second issue for the duo.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak
Artists:
Aaron Kuder
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 6th, 2013

Inhumanity #1

Following the fall of Atillan, Matt Fraction and Olivier Coipel recount the history of the Inhumans through Karnak in "Inhumanity" #1.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Olivier Coipel, Mark Morales, Lenil Yu, Dustin Weaver, Gerry Alanguilan, Israel Silva
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
December 6th, 2013

Velvet #2

"Velvet" #2 is full of the same stylized '70s espionage greatness of the first issue. Ed Brubaker and Steve Epting build a world of mystery one leap from a Mini Cooper at a time.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Steve Epting
Reviewer:
Matt Little
December 6th, 2013

Hinterkind #3

"Hinterkind" #3 shows off both the strengths and weaknesses of Ian Edginton and Francesco Trifogli's new series; an interesting concept with mythical races reclaiming the world, but a lackluster execution.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Ian Edginton
Artists:
Francesco Trifogli
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 6th, 2013

Cataclysm: The Ultimates' Last Stand #2

The cast of heroes and the danger of Galactus' threat grow in the second issue of "Cataclysm: The Ultimates' Last Stand."

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Andrew Hennessy
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
December 6th, 2013

Amazing Spider-Man #700.1

Taking a break from being superior, "Amazing Spider-Man" #700.1 puts Peter Parker back under the webslinger's mask in a story from David Morrell and Klaus Janson.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
David Morrell
Artists:
Klaus Janson
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 6th, 2013

Avengers Annual #1

'Twas the night before Christmas in "Avengers Annual" #1 by Kathryn Immonen and David Lafuente, but one creature is stirring in Avengers Tower which kicks off a very fun, lighthearted and meaningful Christmas Eve story.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kathryn Immonen
Artists:
David Lafuente
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
December 6th, 2013

Edison Rex #12

"Edison Rex" #12 concludes the title's first "year" of issues, and Chris Roberson and Dennis Culver's "villain defeats hero then tries to save the world" comic is as charming and intriguing as ever.

Publisher:
Monkeybrain Comics
Writer:
Chris Roberson, Dennis Culver
Artists:
Dennis Culver
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 5th, 2013

Marvel Knights: X-Men #2

Things heat up as Rogue, Kitty and Wolverine find a powerful mutant with out of control and dangerous powers that could get all of them killed.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brahm Revel
Artists:
Brahm Revel
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
December 5th, 2013

Swamp Thing #26

"Swamp Thing" #26 has the new Swamp Thing trying to make his mark right away, but Charles Soule and Jesus Saiz haven't taken Alec Holland entirely out of the picture, either.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Charles Soule
Artists:
Jesus Saiz
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 5th, 2013

Detective Comics #26

John Layman and Aaron Lopresti bring Man-Bat out to fight Batman in "Detective Comics" #26.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
John Layman
Artists:
Aaron Lopresti, Art Thibert
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 5th, 2013

Guardians of the Galaxy #9

An "Infinity" crossover drawn by Francesco Francavilla should be spectacular, but "Guardians of the Galaxy" #9 misses the mark in writing, art and shipping date.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Francesco Francavilla
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 5th, 2013

Scribblenauts Unmasked: A Crisis of Imagination #1

It was just a matter of time before DC got smart enough to release a Scribblenauts comic book, but they made a smarter move still by making the Josh Elder-Adam Archer "Scribblenauts Unmasked: A Crisis of Imagination" #1 a Digital First.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Josh Elder
Artists:
Adam Archer
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 5th, 2013

Earth 2 #18

"Earth 2" #18 by Tom Taylor, Nicola Scott and Trevor Scott is a little slow, but this is scarcely noticed amidst Taylor's exploration of the resurrected, radically different and capably rendered incarnations of Batman and Superman.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tom Taylor
Artists:
Nicola Scott, Trevor Scott
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
December 5th, 2013

Terminator Salvation: The Final Battle #1

J. Michael Straczynski and Pete Woods bring more revelations about the origins of the Terminators and Skynet in "Terminator Salvation: The Final Battle" #1.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
J. Michael Straczynski
Artists:
Pete Woods
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 5th, 2013

Green Arrow #26

"Green Arrow" #26 has Jeff Lemire and Andrea Sorrentino kick off a new storyline in the excellent run on the title, as Green Arrow and Shado return to the island that Ollie was stranded on for years.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Andrea Sorrentino
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 5th, 2013

Hellboy in Hell #5

"Hellboy in Hell" #5 has Mike Mignola's new series return with a one-off story about a lost soul, and which reminds that the comic tell all sorts of stories, so long as they're set in Hell.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola
Artists:
Mike Mignola
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 5th, 2013
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