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Secret Avengers #2

Black Widow, Spider-Woman and Hawkeye rush to save Nick Fury Jr. and Agent Coulson from a fiery space death in Ales Kot and Michael Walsh's "Secret Avengers" #2.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ales Kot
Artists:
Michael Walsh
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
April 14th, 2014

Lilith Dark and the Beastie Tree

When Lilith Dark dives into the beastie tree, she discovers that monsters are real, and they're coming for her family in Charles Dowd's "Lilith Dark and the Beastie Tree."

Publisher:
Alterna Comics Inc.
Writer:
Charles Dowd
Artists:
Charles Dowd
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
April 14th, 2014

Captain Marvel #2

Carol collides with The Guardians of the Galaxy in Kelly Sue DeConnick and David Lopez's "Captain Marvel" #2.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kelly Sue DeConnick
Artists:
David Lopez
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
April 14th, 2014

Thunderbolts #24

"Thunderbolts" #24 by Charles Soule and Paco Diaz begins another mission that will take the team to a remote part of Honduras on a search for three missing people and an ancient power.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Charles Soule
Artists:
Paco Diaz
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
April 14th, 2014

Shutter #1

In "Shutter" #1 by Joe Keatinge and Leila del Duca, Kate Kristopher, retired explorer and now a commercial photographer in NYC, is attacked by ninja ghosts at her father's grave on her birthday.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Joe Keatinge
Artists:
Leila del Duca
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
April 14th, 2014

Mighty Avengers #9

"Mighty Avengers" #9 gives us more insight into the Blue Marvel's missing son's plight, even as the latest Ronin's identity is revealed to whomever hadn't guessed it already.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Al Ewing
Artists:
Greg Land, Jay Leisten
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 14th, 2014

Astro City #11

Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson give readers their take on the Doctor Strange and Wong archetypes in "Astro City" #11, and the end result is a charming story on what it means to be a sorcerer's assistant.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Brent Anderson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 14th, 2014

Superman/Wonder Woman #7

"Superman/Wonder Woman" #7 serves both as epilogue to the last storyline and prologue to the next one around the bend, but Charles Soule and the art team juggle the different balls fairly well.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Charles Soule
Artists:
Paulo Siqueira, Eddy Barrows, Barry Kitson, Eber Ferreira
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 14th, 2014

The Walking Dead #125

Robert Kirkman and Charlie Adlard's "The Walking Dead" #125 brings readers a somewhat unsatisfying penultimate issue of the long gestating "All Out War" arc.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Robert Kirkman
Artists:
Charlie Adlard, Stefano Gaudiano
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
April 14th, 2014

Daredevil #1.50

"Daredevil" #1.50 throws one incredible fiftieth birthday bash for The Man Without Fear, with a trio of stories by Mark Waid, Brian Michael Bendis, Javier Rodriguez & more that pay a fun and emotional tribute to the character.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Waid, Brian Michael Bendis, Karl Kesel
Artists:
Javier Rodriguez, Alex Maleev, Kurt Kesel, Alvaro Lopez, Tom Palmer
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
April 14th, 2014

Nightcrawler #1

Nightcrawler swings right back into his old swashbuckling, lady-charming ways in Chris Claremont and Todd Nauck's "Nightcrawler" #1.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Claremont
Artists:
Todd Nauck
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
April 11th, 2014

All-New Ghost Rider #2

"All-New Ghost Rider" #2 is definitely all-new courtesy Felipe Smith and Tradd Moore when it comes to Ghost Rider's vehicle, but there's enough familiarity that readers shouldn't be lost.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Felipe Smith
Artists:
Tradd Moore
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 11th, 2014

Iron Fist: The Living Weapon #1

Kaare Andrews tries his hand at telling the tales of Danny Rand in "Iron Fist: The Living Weapon" #1.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kaare Andrews
Artists:
Kaare Andrews
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 11th, 2014

All-New Doop #1

Peter Milligan and David Lafuente's "All-New Doop" #1 is charming and fun, but ultimately lacks substance.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Peter Milligan
Artists:
David Lafuente
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
April 11th, 2014

Flash Gordon #1

Jeff Parker, Evan Shaner, Jordie Bellaire, and a whole lot of confidence combine for one of the best books of the week by a country mile in "Flash Gordon" #1.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Evan Shaner
Reviewer:
Matt Little
April 11th, 2014

All-New Ultimates #1

The All-New Ultimates have assembled in Hell's Kitchen, where Roxxon and The Serpent Skulls are causing problems in Michel Fiffe & Amilcar Pinna's "All-New Ultimates" #1.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Michel Fiffe
Artists:
Amilcar Pinna
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
April 11th, 2014

Superior Foes of Spider-Man #11

"Superior Foes of Spider-Man" #11 turns the spotlight on Grizzly and the Looter by writers Tom Peyer and Elliott Kalan respectively, but adds in a one-dollar price increase.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Tom Peyer, Elliott Kalan
Artists:
Steve Lieber, Carmen Carnero, Terry Pallot, Nuno Plati
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 11th, 2014

Lumberjanes #1

There's something strange in the woods, and the Lumberjane Scouts are ready to defend their summer camp in Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis & Brooke Allen's "Lumberjanes" #1.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Noelle Stevenson, Grace Ellis
Artists:
Brooke Allen
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
April 11th, 2014

Justice League 3000 #5

Firestorm joins the future Justice League in "Justice League 3000" #5, co-written by Keith Giffen and J. M. DeMatteis with art by Raymund Bermudez over layouts from Giffen.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen, J.M. DeMatteis
Artists:
Raymund Bermudez, Wayne Faucher
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 11th, 2014

Deadpool #27

With a host of creators contributing to it, "Deadpool" #27 features the wedding of Deadpool and a cover with a lot -- a lot -- of characters.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Posehn, Gerry Duggan, Fabian Nicieza, Mark Waid, Joe Kelly, Christopher Priest, Jimmy Palmiotti, Frank Tieri, Gail Simone, Daniel Way
Artists:
Mike Hawthorne, Scott Koblish, Scott Hepburn, John McCrea, Paco Medina, Juan Velasco, Niko Henrichon, John Timms, Dexter Soy, Alvin Lee, Carlo Barberi
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 11th, 2014

Avengers Undercover #2

"Avengers Undercover" #2 has the survivors of "Avengers Arena" converge on a city full of super-villains, and as the new character dynamics play out, the book becomes that much stronger.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dennis Hopeless
Artists:
Kev Walker
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 9th, 2014

Manifest Destiny #6

"Manifest Destiny" #6 brings the first arc to a close, as Chris Dingess and Matthew Roberts continue to relate the horrors waiting for Lewis and Clark on the new frontier of the Louisiana Purchase.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Chris Dingess
Artists:
Matthew Roberts
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 9th, 2014

Kings Watch #5

"Kings Watch" #5 wraps up the series that teams Flash Gordon, Mandrake and the Phantom in an adventure written by Jeff Parker with Marc Laming art.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Mark Laming
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 9th, 2014

Invincible #110

In "Invincible" #110 writer Robert Kirkman and artist Ryan Ottley once again push the envelope, but this time is sure to raise some eyebrows and concerns.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Robert Kirkman
Artists:
Ryan Ottley, Cliff Rathburn
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 9th, 2014

All-New X-Men #25

"All-New X-Men" #25 has a lot of great pin-ups from a wide swathe of comic artists, but don't expect any actual sort of plot from the framing device courtesy Brian Michael Bendis and David Marquez.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
David Marquez, Bruce Timm, Arthur Adams, David Mack, Skottie Young, Robbi Rodriguez, Lee Bermejo, Kent Williams, J.G. Jones, Ronnie Del Carmen, J. Scott Campbell, Maris Wicks, Jason Shiga, Dan Hipp, Max Wittert, Jake Parker, Jill Thompson, Paul Smith, Bob
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 9th, 2014

Unity #6

Matt Kindt continues to make the case for a legitimate team book in the Valiant Universe, and the accessible "Unity" #6 is a worthy example. Competently and attractively drawn by Cafu, it's a worthwhile gateway comic.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
CAFU
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
April 9th, 2014

Batman Eternal #1

"Batman Eternal" #1 is an impressive start to DC's new wave of weekly titles, as Scott Snyder and James Tynion IV team up to tell a tightly-paced, well-characterized story that's lavishly illustrated by Jason Fabok.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV
Artists:
Jason Fabok
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
April 9th, 2014
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