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Loki: Agent of Asgard #3

In "Loki: Agent of Asgard" #3 by Al Ewing and Lee Garbett, Old Loki rewrites Asgardian history, culminating in actions that will affect the Loki of the present day.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Al Ewing
Artists:
Lee Garbett
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
April 7th, 2014

Red Sonja and Cub #1

While in Khitai, Red Sonja must protect a young girl until she reaches her wedding in Jim Zub and Jonathan Lau's "Red Sonja and Cub" One-Shot.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Jim Zub
Artists:
Jonathan Lau
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
April 7th, 2014

Caliban #1

Two ships collide mid-warp -- and only one is piloted by humans in "Caliban" #1 by Garth Ennis and Facundo Percio.

Publisher:
Avatar Press
Writer:
Garth Ennis
Artists:
Facundo Percio
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
April 7th, 2014

Swamp Thing #30

"The Gift of the Sureen" continues in "Swamp Thing" #30 as Charles Soule, Jesus Saiz, and Javier Pina both keep things interesting and also expand the mythology of Swamp Thing in general.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Charles Soule
Artists:
Jesus Saiz, Javier Pina
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 7th, 2014

Shotgun Wedding #1

"Shotgun Wedding" #1 is a reasonable start to this weekly mini-series from William Harms and Edward Pun, but it feels like we've seen this story about formerly engaged assassins before.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
William Harms
Artists:
Edward Pun
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 7th, 2014

Amazing Spider-Man: Family Business

In the "Amazing Spider-Man: Family Business" original graphic novel, Mark Waid, James Robinson and Gabrielle Dell'Otto introduce readers to Peter Parker's sister and welcome Wilson Fisk back to business.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Waid, James Robinson
Artists:
Gabriele Dell'Otto, Werther Dell'Edera
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 7th, 2014

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Prelude #1

Nebula takes center stage in "Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Prelude" #1 as writers Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning join artist Wellington Alves to lay critical groundwork for the galaxy the Guardians call home.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Wellington Alves, Manny Clark
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 4th, 2014

The Field #1

"The Field" #1 by Ed Brisson and Simon Roy begins with a setup that is rare in real-life, but popular in fiction for its instant suspense: the main character wakes up with no memory of who he is and is pursued by sinister forces.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Ed Brisson
Artists:
Simon Roy
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
April 4th, 2014

Action Comics #30

"Action Comics" #30 wraps up the Ghost Soldier story, and while the sense of wonder from the earlier issues isn't there, Pak, Kuder, Dougherty, and Kershl give us a good conclusion.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak
Artists:
Aaron Kuder, Jed Dougherty, Karl Kershl
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 4th, 2014

Veil #2

"Veil" #2 has Greg Rucka and Toni Fejzula continue the strange story of Veil and Dante, even as the focus begins to expand and we start to see the other forces swirling around its orbit.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
Toni Fejzula
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 4th, 2014

Dead Letters #1

Christopher Sebela and Chris Visions' "Dead Letters" #1 is a noir crime story that initially feels a bit jumbled, but since there's a purpose to that storytelling, it's something that ultimately pays off.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Christopher Sebela
Artists:
Chris Visions
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 4th, 2014

Moon Knight #2

Marc Spector, Warren Ellis, Declan Shalvey and Jordie Bellaire all work together to create an inspired, tragic super hero tale in "Moon Knight" #2.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Declan Shalvey
Reviewer:
Matt Little
April 4th, 2014

Black Widow #5

"Black Widow" #5 gives the titular Avenger a shot at the Mad Monk courtesy of Nathan Edmondson's writing and Phil Noto's always-beautiful art.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Nathan Edmondson
Artists:
Phil Noto
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 4th, 2014

Angel and Faith Season 10 #1

Angel deals with pixie mobs and Faith slays zompyres in the debut issue of Victor Gischler and Will Conrad's "Ange and Faith Season 10" #1.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Victor Gischler
Artists:
Will Conrad
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
April 4th, 2014

She-Hulk #3

"She-Hulk" #3 sends Jennifer Walters and Kristoff Vernard to federal court to attain citizenship for Kristoff in a Charles Soule-written, Javier Pulido-drawn story.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Charles Soule
Artists:
Javier Pulido
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 4th, 2014

Captain America #19

"Captain America" #19 by Rick Remender and Nic Klein continues the deconstruction of the Sentinel of Liberty.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Nic Klein
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 4th, 2014

What If? Age of Ultron #1

Joe Keatinge and Raffaele Ienco provide almost nothing of interest in "What If? Age of Ultron" #1, blowing through points of potential interest to get to a very dull story.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Joe Keatinge
Artists:
Raffaele Ienco
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
April 4th, 2014

Inhuman #1

Out of the ashes of Attilan, a new supervillain rises in Charles Soule and Joe Madureira's "Inhuman" #1.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Charles Soule
Artists:
Joe Madureira
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
April 4th, 2014

Aquaman and the Others #1

The King of Atlantis gets a second title leading a team in Dan Jurgens and Lan Medina's "Aquaman and the Others" #1, confidently beginning a simple but entertaining and nicely drawn story that contains just enough surprises.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan Jurgens
Artists:
Lan Medina, Allen Martinez
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
April 3rd, 2014

Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #200

A host of artists led by regular collaborator Dave Marquez bring the celebration to Brian Michael Bendis' two-hundredth issue in "Ultimate Spider-Man" #200.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Dave Marquez, David Lafuente, Sara Pichelli, Mark Brooks, Mark Bagley, Andrew Hennessy
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 3rd, 2014

Stormwatch #30

The past 11 issues are wiped from the books as the previous team is suddenly back in the helm for "Stormwatch" #30 -- and quite frankly, it makes me wish that Sterling Gates and Jeremy Roberts had taken over instead.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Sterling Gates
Artists:
Jeremy Roberts
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 2nd, 2014

Guardians of the Galaxy Prelude Infinite Comic #1

Gamora takes center stage in "Guardians of the Galaxy Prelude Infinite Comic" #1 as writers Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning return to familiar characters in the nascent cinematic universe.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Daniel Govar, Andrea Di Vito
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 2nd, 2014

Detective Comics #30

"Detective Comics" #30 looks absolutely gorgeous courtesy Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato, and the story centering around a waterfront renovation feels timely and full of promise.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Francis Manapul, Brian Buccellato
Artists:
Francis Manapul
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 2nd, 2014

'68: Rule of War #1

The zombie apocalypse is undead and well during the Vietnam War in "'68: Rule of War" #1 by Mark Kidwell and Jeff Zornow, with a new Frankenstein-esque sci-fi element that's intriguing but a bit underplayed in this issue.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Mark Kidwell
Artists:
Jeff Zornow
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
April 2nd, 2014
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