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Manifest Destiny #5

With the looming threat of a flora epidemic, Lewis, Clark, and their crew attempt to eradicate it once and for all in Chris Dingess and Matthew Roberts's "Manifest Destiny" #5.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Chris Dingess
Artists:
Matthew Roberts
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
March 17th, 2014

Black Widow #4

A dull day of working for S.H.I.E.L.D. becomes a not-so-dull day of fighting monks with machine guns in Nathan Edmondson and Phil Noto's "Black Widow" #4.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Nathan Edmondson
Artists:
Phil Noto
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
March 17th, 2014

Hawkeye #17

"Hawkeye" #17 by Matt Fraction and Chris Eliopoulos shows readers what Clint missed when he slept through the "Winter Friends" holiday cartoon special.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Chris Eliopoulos, David Aja
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
March 17th, 2014

Nosferatu Wars #1

Vampires Tarquin and Moria can kill as they please in plague-stricken Europe, until something goes terribly wrong in Steve Niles & Menton3's "Nosferatu Wars."

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Steve Niles
Artists:
Menton3
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
March 17th, 2014

Coffin Hill #6

Caitlin Kittredge and Inaki Miranda conclude their first story arc in "Coffin Hill" #6, and while it's a solid wrap-up to one plotline, this is a book that could still use a bit more energy.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Caitlin Kittredge
Artists:
Inaki Miranda
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 17th, 2014

All-New X-Men #24

"The Trial of Jean Grey" arc continues as the actual trial begins and quickly falls apart in Brian Michael Bendis and Stuart Immonen's "All-New X-Men" #24.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Stuart Immonen, Wade Von Grawbadger
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
March 17th, 2014

Mighty Avengers #8

Ava vanquishes her Tiger God with surprising ease and sons come back to haunt fathers in Al Ewing and Valerio Schiti's "Mighty Avengers" #8.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Al Ewing
Artists:
Valerio Schiti
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
March 17th, 2014

Superior Spider-Man #29

Dan Slott, Christos Gage and Giuseppe Camuncoli pit the Doc Ock-controlled Spider-Man against the Green Goblin and someone dies in "Superior Spider-Man" #29.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Slott, Christos Gage
Artists:
Giuseppe Camuncoli, John Dell
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 14th, 2014

Ghost #2

"Ghost" #2 has Kelly Sue DeConnick, Chris Sebela, Ryan Sook and Drew Johnson remind readers that a deal with the devil is one that's not to be trusted, even as a serial killer inches closer to a new prey.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Kelly Sue DeConnick, Christopher Sebela
Artists:
Ryan Sook, Drew Johnson, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 14th, 2014

X-Men Legacy #300

"X-Men Legacy" #300 by Simon Spurrier, Mike Carey, Christos Gage, Tan Eng Huat, Steve Kurth and Rafa Sandoval is the meaning of a legacy, and reveals one of the smaller, heretofore unseen effects of the death of Professor X.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Simon Spurrier, Mike Carey, Christos Gage
Artists:
Tan Eng Huat, Steve Kurth, Rafa Sandoval, Craig Yeung, Allen Martinez, Jordi Tarragona
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
March 14th, 2014

Captain Marvel #1

Carol Danvers gets a fresh start with an intergalactic adventure in Kelly Sue DeConnick and David Lopez's "Captain Marvel" #1.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kelly Sue DeConnick
Artists:
David Lopez
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
March 14th, 2014

Beasts of Burden: Hunters and Gatherers #1

The trap is sprung as the beasts of Burden Hill attempt to find out the secret of an animal eating invisible monster in Evan Dorkin & Jill Thompson's "Beasts of Burden: Hunters and Gatherers."

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Evan Dorkin
Artists:
Jill Thompson
Reviewer:
Matt Little
March 14th, 2014

Superior Foes of Spider-Man #9

"The Superior Foes of Spider-Man" #9 has all of the disparate plotlines start to converge, courtesy Nick Spencer and Steve Lieber, even as Boomerang is hunted by Bullseye and can never get a break.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Nick Spencer
Artists:
Steve Lieber, Rich Ellis
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 14th, 2014

Fantastic Four #2

James Robinson and Leonard Kirk's "Fantastic Four" #2 runs into the same problem a lot of creators are having with these characters: how to make them exciting.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Leonard Kirk, Karl Kesel
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 14th, 2014

Unity #5

"Unity" #5 brings Ninjak, Eternal Warrior and X-O Manowar back together to try and rescue Livewire from the predicament that writer Matt Kindt and artist CAFU have put her in.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
CAFU
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 14th, 2014

Deadpool #25.NOW

"Deadpool" #25.NOW by Brian Posehn, Gerry Duggan and Mike Hawthorne is a wacky comic that includes Deadpool and Crossbones beating the heck out of each other, wieners, a bike accident and a pillowcase with money.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Posehn, Gerry Duggan
Artists:
Mike Hawthorne
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 14th, 2014

Avengers Undercover #1

The survivors of Murder World are grappling with what happened to them when Cullen Bloodstone goes missing in Dennis Hopeless & Kev Walker's "Avengers Undercover" #1.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dennis Hopeless
Artists:
Kev Walker
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
March 14th, 2014

Justice League 3000 #4

The secret origin of the future Justice League is revealed in "Justice League 3000" #4 from writers Keith Giffen and J. M. DeMatteis and artist Howard Porter.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen, J.M. DeMatteis
Artists:
Howard Porter
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 13th, 2014

Secret Avengers #1

Ales Kot and Michael Walsh bring together an odd assortment of Avengers and S.H.I.E.L.D. agents for Maria Hill's black-ops team in "Secret Avengers" #1.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ales Kot
Artists:
Michael Walsh
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
March 13th, 2014

Magnus: Robot Fighter #1

Dynamite Entertainment's Gold Key comic book line adds "Magnus: Robot Fighter" #1 to its ranks, thanks to Fred Van Lente and Cory Smith.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Cory Smith
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 12th, 2014

Batman #29

"Zero Year: Dark City" draws to a close in "Batman" #29, but Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo are simply turning a corner as the saga continues to expand.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Greg Capullo, Danny Miki
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 12th, 2014

Archie #653

The Archies wrap up their world tour in "Archie" #653 by Dan Parent and Rich Koslowski, a fun and slightly-different romp full of camaraderie, shenanigans, and even a few life lessons snuck in.

Publisher:
Archie Comics
Writer:
Dan Parent
Artists:
Dan Parent, Rich Koslowski
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
March 12th, 2014

The Returning #1

An intriguing premise about coming back from the dead is marred by inconsistent art, stiff dialogue and an unexpected -- and unwanted -- move by the central character in "The Returning" #1 by Jason Starr and Andrea Mutti.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Jason Starr
Artists:
Andrea Mutti
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
March 12th, 2014

Monster and Madman #1

"Monster and Madman" #1 by Steve Niles and Damien Worm is largely set-up for Frankenstein's monster to meet up with Jack the Ripper, but its insight into the creature's personality is enough to carry the issue.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Steve Niles
Artists:
Damien Worm
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
March 12th, 2014

Stray Bullets: Killers #1

he long wait is over, and it was absolutely worth it. David Lapham's "Stray Bullets: Killers" #1 is a perfect introduction to his signature creation, with a story just as creepy and chilling as the originals.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
David Lapham
Artists:
David Lapham
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 12th, 2014
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