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Smallville: Lantern #1

When Clark initiated the Argo community, he triggered a series of a events that lead to his joining the Green Lantern Corps in Bryan Q. Miller and Marcio Takara's "Smallville: Lantern" #1.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Bryan Q. Miller
Artists:
Marcio Takara
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
April 21st, 2014

Ms. Marvel #3

In "Ms. Marvel" #3 by G. Willow Wilson and Adrian Alphona, Kamala Khan tries to control her powers and questions whether she should confide in her friend Bruno, who she blames for getting her into trouble with her parents.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
G. Willow Wilson
Artists:
Adrian Alphona
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
April 21st, 2014

Bandette #7

Il Tredici and Bandette finally face off in Paul Tobin and Colleen Coover's "Bandette" #7.

Publisher:
Monkeybrain Comics
Writer:
Paul Tobin
Artists:
Colleen Coover
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
April 21st, 2014

Uncanny X-Men #20

Brian Michael Bendis and Chris Bachalo's story for "Uncanny X-Men" #20 flounders but the issue still looks gorgeous.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Chris Bachalo, Tim Townsend, Wayne Faucher, Jon Holdredge, Jaime Mendoza, Victor Olazaba, Al Vey
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
April 21st, 2014

Red Hood and the Outlaws #30

Wil Pfiefer and Rafa Sandoval's "Red Hood and the Outlaws" #30 is another disappointing issue in the series, with an even more disappointing appearance from Frankenstein.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Wil Pfeifer
Artists:
Rafael Sandoval, R. B. Silva, Paul Neary, Wayne Faucher, Jordi Tarragona
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 21st, 2014

Thor: God of Thunder #21

Roxxon and Galactus try to take away Thor's home in two different eras in Jason Aaron and Esad Ribic's "Thor: God of Thunder" #21.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Esad Ribic
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
April 21st, 2014

Justice League #29

The newly reformed Metal Men don't get the exposure that was expected, but Cyborg's tense confrontation with Grid makes "Justice League" #29 by Geoff Johns and Doug Mahnke a worthwhile chapter leading to the conclusion of "Forever

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Keith Champagne, Christian Alamy
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
April 21st, 2014

Sinestro #1

"Sinestro" #1 by Cullen Bunn and Dale Eaglesham has the titular villain wandering in exile, indulging in sulky reflections and a dialogue with himself, before he has a fateful meeting with Lyssa Drak.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Cullen Bunn
Artists:
Dale Eaglesham
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
April 21st, 2014

Hulk #1

Mark Waid spends too much time awkwardly introducing a new character that ends up saving Hulk's life, and Mark Bagley doesn't really get to apply his talents until late in the issue, where Waid manages to salvage "Hulk" #1.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Waid
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Andrew Hennessy
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
April 21st, 2014

Winter Soldier: The Bitter March #3

Despite being the middle installment of five, "Winter Soldier: The Bitter March" #3 provides readers with a marvelous introduction to the Winter Soldier of the Col War era from writer Rick Remender and artist Roland Boschi.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Roland Boschi
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 21st, 2014

Superior Spider-Man #31

Dan Slott, Christos Gage, Giuseppe Camuncoli, John Dell, Terry Pallot and Will Sliney combine forces in "Superior Spider-Man" #31 to bring the series to an action-packed conclusion.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Slott, Christos Gage
Artists:
Giuseppe Camuncoli, John Dell, Terry Pallot, Will Sliney
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
April 21st, 2014

Ultimate FF #1

When the Future Foundation of the Ultimate Universe is in trouble, Agent Coulson and Danny Ketch call in an unexpected and untrustworthy ally.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Joshua Hale Fialkov
Artists:
Mario Guevara, Tom Grummett, Juan Visco
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
April 18th, 2014

Captain Action Cat: The Timestream CATastrophe! #1

Dynamite Entertainment delivers the first installment of "Captain Action Cat," a series that could only come from the collective creativity of Art Baltazar and Franco, with an assist from Chris Smits.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Art Baltazar, Franco Aureliani, Chris Smits
Artists:
Art Baltazar
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 18th, 2014

Harley Quinn #5

"Harley Quinn" #5 has Conner, Palmiotti and Hardin unleash Harley Quinn and Sy-Borg against the first of their targets, but the rambling nature of the series feels a little unfocused this month.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti
Artists:
Chad Hadin
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 18th, 2014

American Vampire: Second Cycle #2

Scott Snyder and Rafael Albuquerque lull you into a false sense of security in "American Vampire: Second Cycle" #2, as Pearl continues to investigate the mysterious new vampire breed.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 18th, 2014

Amazing X-Men #6

"Amazing X-Men" #6 is Jason Aaron's final issue, as he and Cameron Stewart give us an epilogue to the return of Nightcrawler, even as it sets up a storyline that is presumably in someone else's hands now.

Publisher:
Markosia
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Cameron Stewart
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 16th, 2014

Batman Eternal #2

"Batman Eternal" #2 continues the mystery of Jim Gordon's framing, even as new and old faces are added into the mix, and not all of them are friendly.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, Ray Fawkes, John Layman, Tim Seeley
Artists:
Jason Fabok
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 16th, 2014

X-O Manowar #24

"X-O Manowar" #24 is a prelude of the upcoming "Armor Hunters" series and a fine introduction to the X-O Manowar cast of characters thanks to writer Robert Venditti and artist Diego Bernard.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Robert Venditti
Artists:
Diego Bernard, Alison Rodriguez
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 16th, 2014

Solar: Man of the Atom #1

Dynamite Entertainment's Gold Key comic book line continues on with a very solid third offering in "Solar: Man of the Atom" #1, written by Frank J. Barbiere with art from Joe Bennett.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Frank J. Barbiere
Artists:
Joe Bennett
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 16th, 2014

The White Suits #3

Frank Barbiere shifts and deepens the mystery in "The White Suits" #3, while Toby Cypress wields his color palette carefully to define this issue even more than his line art does in this wildly violent and strangely attractive issue.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Frank Barberie
Artists:
Toby Cypress
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
April 16th, 2014

Batman #30

"Batman" #30 has "Zero Year" enter the final, "Savage City" phase, and so far it's the best part of the trilogy from Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo and Danny Miki.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Greg Capullo, Danny Miki
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 16th, 2014
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