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Mighty Avengers #6

Although things seem to finally be winding down for Luke Cage and his crew in Al Ewing and Valerio Schiti's "Mighty Avengers" #6, the peace isn't destined to last long.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Al Ewing
Artists:
Valerio Schiti
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
February 10th, 2014

Lazarus #6

"Lazarus" #6 by Greg Rucka and Michael Lark continues the second storyline, "Lift," which gives a reader a glimpse of Forever's unusual childhood and also a look at how the non-Family 99% live.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
Michael Lark
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
February 10th, 2014

Batman: Black and White #6

"Batman Black and White" #6 wraps up the anthology with five stories showcasing excellent art by Cliff Chiang, Becky Cloonan and Adam Hughes, among others.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Cliff Chiang, Olly Moss, Dave Taylor, Adam Hughes, Dave Johnson
Artists:
Cliff Chiang, Becky Cloonan, Dave Taylor, Adam Hughes, Dave Johnson
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
February 10th, 2014

Trillium #6

Nika and William come closer to discovering why reality feels so off -- and why their supposed "delusions" feel so real in Jeff Lemire's "Trillium" #6.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Jeff Lemire
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
February 10th, 2014

Minimum Wage #2

While going through a divorce Rob finally finds a woman worth dating, May, even if she's not a good match for him in Bob Fingerman's "Minimum Wage" #2.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Bob Fingerman
Artists:
Bob Fingerman
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
February 10th, 2014

Black Widow #3

Natasha makes a fatal mistake that she must go to extreme lengths to correct in Nathan Edmondson and Phil Noto's "Black Widow" #3.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Nathan Edmondson
Artists:
Phil Noto
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
February 10th, 2014

Iron Man #21

Kieron Gillen's "Iron Metropolitan" story carries on in "Iron Man" #21, and while centered around a neat idea, the actual execution weakens the issue, especially Joe Bennett and Scott Hanna's new characters bearing strong sim

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Joe Bennett, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
February 10th, 2014

Grindhouse: Doors Open At Midnight #5

Alex de Campi and Federica Manfredi present another horrific tale in "Grindhouse: Doors Open at Midnight" #5.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Matt Little
Artists:
Federica Manfredi
Reviewer:
Matt Little
February 7th, 2014

Turok: Dinosaur Hunter #1

Dynamite Entertainment's Gold Key comic book line begins with writer Greg Pak and artist Mirko Colak kicking off "Turok: Dinosaur Hunter" #1.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Greg Pak
Artists:
Mirko Colak
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 7th, 2014

Five Ghosts #9

After successfully heisting their ship, Fabian and his crew find they aren't in friendly waters anymore in Frank J. Barbiere and Chris Mooneyham's "Five Ghosts" #9.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Frank J. Barbiere
Artists:
Chris Mooneyham
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
February 7th, 2014

All-New Invaders #2

The old Invaders start to reunite in "All-New Invaders" #2, and are looking good as drawn by Steve Pugh and Guru-eFX. Writer James Robinson makes this reunion fun, but relies on a few too many contrivances to hold it together.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Steve Pugh
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
February 7th, 2014

Captain America #16.NOW

"Captain America" #16.NOW doesn't do much to showcase Marvel Comics' super soldier, choosing instead to deliver a story about Jet Black by writer Rick Remender and artist Pascal Alixe.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Pascal Alixe
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 7th, 2014

The Adventures of Apocalypse AI #1

J. Michael Straczynski and Sid Kotian's "The Adventures of Apocalypse Al" #1 serves as an uneven start to what could be a promising and quirky mini-series.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
J. Michael Straczynski
Artists:
Sid Kotian
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
February 7th, 2014

Forever Evil #5

Rounding the corner into the final lap, "Forever Evil" #5 affords Geoff Johns and David Finch an opportunity to give readers some fun matchups, like Black Adam and Giganta, Sinestro versus Power Ring.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
David Finch, Richard Friend
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 6th, 2014

Loki: Agent of Asgard #1

Asgard's least trustworthy secret agent crosses paths with the Avengers in Al Ewing and Lee Garbett's "Loki: Agent of Asgard" #1.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Al Ewing
Artists:
Lee Garbett
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
February 6th, 2014

Green Lantern/Red Lanterns #28

Presented as a flipbook from the books' respective creative teams, "Green Lantern/Red Lanterns" #28 delivers a forty-page extravaganza that includes appearances from Hal Jordan, Guy Gardner and Saint Walker.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Robert Venditti, Charles Soule
Artists:
Billy Tan, Rob Hunter, Alessandro Vitti
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 6th, 2014

Swamp Thing #28

The new status quo kicks off in "Swamp Thing" #28, even as Charles Soule and Javier Pina finally give us the origin of Swamp Thing's ally Caupcine. The issue is a little slow, but the setup is intriguing.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Charles Soule
Artists:
Javier Pina
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 6th, 2014

Batman: Joker's Daughter #1

After a shockingly bad spotlight issue back in September, "Batman: The Joker's Daughter" brings the character back, and Marguerite Bennett and Meghan Hetrick do their best to salvage the character.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Marguerite Bennett
Artists:
Meghan Hetrick
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 6th, 2014

Ms. Marvel #1

In G. Willow Wilson and Adrian Alphona's "Ms. Marvel" #1, Kamala Khan is tired of the rules that keep her from being a "normal" American teenager. With the detonation of the Inhuman terrigen bomb, however, all that's about to

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
G. Willow Wilson
Artists:
Adrian Alphona
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
February 6th, 2014

Action Comics #28

"Action Comics" #28 has underground civilizations, treacherous secret agents, and strange monsters. In other words, Greg Pak and Aaron Kuder are turning out a Superman comic that is right on target.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak
Artists:
Aaron Kuder
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 5th, 2014

Archer & Armstrong: Archer

Fred Van Lente and Pere Perez join forces to retell the formative days of the lad known as Obadiah Archer in the pages of "Archer and Armstrong: Archer" #0.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Pere Perez
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 5th, 2014

Wolverine #1

Logan grabs a gun and strikes a pose on the cover of "Wolverine" #1, which features Paul Cornell's writing and Ryan Stegman's pencils.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Paul Cornell
Artists:
Ryan Stegman, Mark Morales
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 5th, 2014

The Punisher #1

Frank Castle has set up shop in Los Angeles in "The Punisher" #1 by Nathan Edmondson and Mitch Gerads, where both the scenery and his disposition are a little brighter, but his war on crime still yields a high body count.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Nathan Edmondson
Artists:
Mitch Gerads
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
February 5th, 2014

Lobster Johnson: Get the Lobster #1

"Lobster Johnson: Get the Lobster" #1 promises big changes to Lobster Johnson in this miniseries from Mike Mignola and John Arcudi, but right now it's Tonci Zonjic's art that's the attraction.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola, John Arcudi
Artists:
Tonci Zonjic
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 5th, 2014

X-Men #10.NOW

It does Brian Wood, Kris Anka, and Clay Mann a slight disservice to have "X-Men" #10.NOW being given the "Marvel NOW" spotlight, since it's in the middle of a storyline pitting the X-Men against old foes.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Kris Anka, Clay Mann
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 5th, 2014

Alone Forever

Liz Prince's third graphic novel "Alone Forever" tackles the world of being single, but in a humorous and wry manner that will have you grinning along from start to finish in this series of shorts.

Publisher:
Top Shelf
Writer:
Liz Prince
Artists:
Liz Prince
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 5th, 2014
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