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Adventures of Superman #9

Christos Gage and Eduardo Francisco explore the relationship between Superman and his polar opposite Bizzaro in "Adventures of Superman" #9.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage
Artists:
Eduardo Francisco
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
February 3rd, 2014

Black Science #3

More is revealed about Kadir's schemes and Ward's past, as the League tries to find Grant a doctor in time for Rick Remender & Matteo Scalera's "Black Science" #3.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Matteo Scalera
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
February 3rd, 2014

Thunderbolts #21

In Charles Soule & Carlo Barberi's "Thunderbolts" #21, most of the team is stuck in hell, where they broker a deal with the devil, Mephisto, that leads to an unexpected encounter with another familiar face.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Charles Soule
Artists:
Carlo Barberi
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
February 3rd, 2014

Dead Boy Detectives #2

Crystal gets acclimated to her new school, and the Dead Boy Detectives discover new secrets about their deaths in Toby Litt & Mark Buckingham's "Dead Boy Detectives" #2.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Toby Litt
Artists:
Mark Buckingham, Gary Erskine, Andrew Pepoy
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
February 3rd, 2014

Saga #18

Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples close out their third arc in "Saga" #18 with the same emotionally resonant and beautiful storytelling that has defined the series.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Brian K. Vaughan
Artists:
Fiona Staples
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
February 3rd, 2014

Avengers Assemble #23.INH

Sharp, funny writing from Kelly Sue DeConnick and Warren Ellis, along with slick pretty art from Matteo Buffagni and Noland Woodard makes for a surprisingly fun "Avengers Assemble" #23.INH

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kelly Sue Deconnick, Warren Ellis
Artists:
Matteo Buffagni
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
February 3rd, 2014

Li'l Sonja #1

Jim Zub, Joel Carroll and Andrew Elder deliver a "Li'l Sonja" #1 that is charming and kid-friendly but without layers.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Jim Zub, Roger Langridge
Artists:
Joel Carroll
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
February 3rd, 2014

Batman: The Dark Knight #27

Gregg Hurwitz and Alberto Ponticelli wrap-up their dialogue-free two-parter in "Batman: The Dark Knight" #27, and while the story is solid, it's the art that ultimately sells it.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gregg Hurwitz
Artists:
Alberto Ponticelli
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 3rd, 2014

The Saviors #2

James Robinson and J. Bone's "The Saviors" #2 continues the excitement, even as we also get a lot of exposition about what's going on with the shapeshifting lizard aliens, and what Tomas's future holds.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
J. Bone
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 3rd, 2014

Teen Titans #27

Scott Lobdell and Tyler Kirkham are clearly in the end run of shutting down this series, and if "Teen Titans" #27 is any indication, they're favoring a scorched earth policy.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Lobdell
Artists:
Tyler Kirkham, Scott McDaniel, Art Thibert
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 3rd, 2014

Five Weapons #6

"Five Weapons" #6 is the triumphant return of Jimmie Robinson's comic set in a school for assassins, and it's a relief to see what began as a mini-series find a strong path to continue into the future.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Jimmie Robinson
Artists:
Jimmie Robinson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 3rd, 2014

Worlds' Finest Annual #1

"Worlds' Finest Annual" #1, written by Paul Levitz and drawn by Diogenes Neves, takes Huntress and Power Girl back to their days as Robin and Supergirl.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Levitz
Artists:
Diogenes Neves, Marc Deering
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 3rd, 2014

Batman and Robin Annual #2

"Batman and Robin Annual" #2 has Peter J. Tomasi, Doug Mahnke, and Patrick Gleason give us a flashback to Batman and Robin's first week together, and their taking down of Tusk has charm to it.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Patrick Gleason, Christian Alamy, Keith Champagne, Tom Nguyen, Mark Irwin, Mick Gray
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 3rd, 2014

Superior Spider-Man #26

The endgame is in sight in Dan Slott, Humberto Ramos, Javier Rodriguez & Marcos Martin's "Superior Spider-Man" #26 as all three major plots in the book are set up for the Goblin Nation arc starting next issue.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Slott
Artists:
Humberto Ramos, Javier Rodriguez, Alvaro Lopez, Marcos Martin
Reviewer:
Matt Little
January 31st, 2014

Serenity: Leaves on the Wind #1

"Firefly's" big damn heroes get caught between the Alliance and an onboard crisis in Zack Whedon and Georges Jeanty's "Serenity: Leaves on the Wind" #1

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Zack Whedon
Artists:
Georges Jeanty
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
January 31st, 2014

All-Star Western #27

Jonah Hex meets Superman and goes to the Metropolis Museum in "All-Star Western" #27, written by Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray with art from Moritat.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray
Artists:
Moritat
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 31st, 2014

Adventure Time 2014 Winter Special #1

The "Adventure Time 2014 Winter Special" #1 anthology by Luke Pearson, Jeremy Sorese, T. Zysk, Janet Rose, Allison Strejlaw features four winter-themed "Adventure Time" short stories.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Luke Pearson, Jeremy Sorese, T. Zysk, Janet Rose, Allison Strejlaw
Artists:
Luke Pearson, Jeremy Sorese, T. Zysk, Allison Strejlaw
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
January 31st, 2014

Inhumanity #2

With her city fallen, her people scattered and her family presumed dead, what’s a queen to do? Matt Fraction, Todd Nauck & Nick Bradshaw attempt an answer with "Inhumanity" #2.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Nick Bradshaw, Todd Nauck, Tom Palmer, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
January 31st, 2014

Thor: God of Thunder #18

Thunder Gods and dragons fill the pages of "Thor: God of Thunder" #18, written by Jason Aaron with art from Das Pastoras.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Das Pastoras
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 31st, 2014

Earth 2 Annual #2

The new Batman's identity is revealed in the well-paced, superbly-drawn, and surprising "Earth 2 Annual" #2, by Tom Taylor, Robson Rocha, and Scott Hanna, which also provides the origin of, and link to, Earth 2's original Batman.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tom Taylor
Artists:
Robson Rocha, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
January 30th, 2014

Aquaman #27

"Aquaman" #27 concludes the fight between Arthur and the Karaqan, which was started by writer Jeff Parker and artists Paul Pelletier and Netho Diaz.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Netho Diaz, Sean Parsons, Ruy Jose
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 30th, 2014

Guardians of the Galaxy #11.NOW

"Guardians of the Galaxy" #11 delivers the Guardians entry into "The Trial of Jean Grey" in a story by Brian Michael Bendis with superlative art from Sara Pichelli.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Sara Pichelli
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 30th, 2014

Miracleman #2

"Miracleman" #2 feels a little overwritten in places, but the debut of Kid Miracleman in all his glory is a powerful moment courtesy Alan Moore and Garry Leach, and the never-reprinted flashforward is fun.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Alan Moore, Mick Anglo
Artists:
Garry Leach, Steve Dillon, Alan Davis, Paul Neary, Mick Anglo, Don Lawrence
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 30th, 2014

Cataclysm: The Ultimates' Last Stand #4

"Cataclysm: The Ultimates' Last Stand" #4 brings many of the Ultimate Universe characters together to talk about how they're going to beat Galactus in a tale from Brian Bendis and Mark Bagley.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Andrew Hennessy
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 30th, 2014

Bravest Warriors 2014 Annual #1

A quartet of creators each tells their own story featuring Catbug in the funny and even educational "Bravest Warriors 2014 Annual" #1, focusing on the character from Pendleton Ward's animated web-series and can be enjoyed by young kids and

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Kate Leth, Coleman Engle, Monica Ray, Sloane Leong
Artists:
Kate Leth, Coleman Engle, Monica Ray, Sloane Leong
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
January 29th, 2014

Furious #1

Writer Bryan J.L. Glass takes a shot at superheroics in "Furious" #1, and he delivers a unique story despite a somewhat overbearing message. Artist Victor Santos keeps it light but bogs it down somewhat with confusing and oddly-shadowed panels.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Bryan J.L. Glass
Artists:
Victor Santos
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
January 29th, 2014
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