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All-New X-Men #26

Jean and the other original X-Men deal with the consequences of "The Trial of Jean Grey" and young Scott's departure in Brian Michael Bendis, Stuart Immonen, and Wade von Grawbadger's "All New X-Men" #26.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Stuart Immonen, Wade Von Grawbadger
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
May 5th, 2014

Atomic Robo and the Knights of the Golden Circle #1

"Atomic Robo and the Knights of the Golden Circle" #1 by Brian Clevinger and Scott Wegener explores a new setting and genre for Robo: The Wild West.

Publisher:
Red 5 Comics
Writer:
Brian Clevinger
Artists:
Scott Wegener
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
May 5th, 2014

Haunted #1

Thanks to some unexpected allies, Sarah McAllister may finally stand a chance against the ghosts who've taken over Earth in "Haunted" #1 by Scott Chitwood and Danny Luckert.

Publisher:
Red 5 Comics
Writer:
Scott Chitwood
Artists:
Danny Luckert
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
May 5th, 2014

Deadly Class #4

Our anti-heroes go on a road trip, do some drugs, and it all, naturally, goes horribly wrong, or is about to, in Rick Remender and Wes Craig's "Deadly Class" #4.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Wes Craig
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
May 5th, 2014

Hulk #2

Mark Waid and Mark Bagley continue to expand the world around Bruce Banner in "Hulk" #2 and do so by bringing in the Abomination to level the playing field a bit.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Waid
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Andrew Hennessey
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 5th, 2014

Avengers World #5

Jonathan Hickman, Nick Spencer and Stefano Caselli give readers an issue full of Manifold trying to come to grips with his freshly erratic power in "Avengers World" #5.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman, Nick Spencer
Artists:
Stefano Caselli
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 5th, 2014

Clockwork Angels #2

Owen Hardy explores Crown City and discovers that all is not as well as it seems in Kevin J. Anderson and Nick Robles' "Clockwork Angels" #2.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Kevin J. Anderson, Neal Peart
Artists:
Nick Robles
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
May 5th, 2014

Batman Eternal #4

In "Batman Eternal" #4 by Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, John Layman and Dustin Nguyen, Batman confronts Falcone and struggles with potential trouble from an unlikely quarter: Batgirl.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, John Layman, Ray Fawkes, Tim Seeley
Artists:
Dustin Nguyen, Derek Fridolfs
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
May 2nd, 2014

Dream Police #1

In J. Michael Stracyznski and Sid Kotian's "Dream Police" #1, Joe Thursday and Frank Stafford have been policing the Dreamscape since they can remember -- or have they?

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
J. Michael Straczynski
Artists:
Sid Kotian
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
May 2nd, 2014

Uncanny Avengers Annual #1

Rick Remender and Paul Renaud introduce the Avengers of the Supernatural, courtesy of Mojo in "Uncanny Avengers Annual" #1.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Paul Renaud
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 2nd, 2014

Furious #4

"Furious" #4 has our title character set up for an ambush, but Bryan J.L. Glass and Victor Santos show us how she's able to turn the tide... even as there's a second surprise lurking around the corner ready to strike.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Bryan J.L. Glass
Artists:
Victor Santos
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 2nd, 2014

Batgirl Annual #2

Gail Simone, Robert Gill and Javier Garron explore the ramifications of Poison Ivy's betrayal of the rest of the Birds of Prey in "Batgirl Annual" #2, as Ivy and Batgirl find themselves unwilling allies.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gail Simone
Artists:
Robert Gill, Javier Garron
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 2nd, 2014

Silver Surfer #2

Dan Slott and Michael Allred's "Silver Surfer" #2 manages to be quirky, charming, and still full of adventure all at once, as the Surfer goes up against the Never Queen.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Slott
Artists:
Michael Allred
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 2nd, 2014

Rai (Plus Edition) #1

Valiant delivers another new comic book in the form of “Rai" #1, courtesy of mind-numbing artwork from Clayton Crain to match the energetic tale from Matt Kindt.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
Clayton Crain, Matt Kindt, Vicente Cifuentes, Rian Hughes, Raul Allen
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 2nd, 2014

Adventure Time 2014 Annual #1

Frank Gibson and Becky Dreistadt present "Adventure Time: 2014 Annual" #1 in which they wind back the clock to show us one of Fionna and Cake's first adventures.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Frank Gibson, Ian McGinty
Artists:
Becky Dreistadt, Ian McGinty
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
May 1st, 2014

Vertigo Quarterly: Cyan #1

Focusing a series of anthology one-shots on the four colors used for CMYK printing sounds odd, but "Vertigo Quarterly: Cyan" is off to a strong start with many good stories.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Shaun Simon, Joe Keatinge, Lee Garbett, Jock, Amy Chu, Monty Nero, Cris Peter, Ana Koehler, Robert Rodi, James Tynion IV, Fabio Moon
Artists:
Tony Akins, Ken Garing, Jock, Alitha Martinez, Al Davison, Ana Koehler, Javi Fernandez, Martin Morazzo, Fabio Moon
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 1st, 2014

Forever Evil Aftermath: Batman vs. Bane #1

Not unlike his escapades in "Knightfall," Bane leads the charge in "Forever Evil: Arkham War" #1 by writer Peter J. Tomasi and artist Scot Eaton.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Scot Eaton, Jaime Mendoza, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 1st, 2014

Star Wars: Rebel Heist #1

"Star Wars; Rebel Heist" #1 looks at Han Solo from the perspective of a fan, filtered through the words of Matt Kindt and artist Marco Castiello.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
Marco Castiello, Dan Parsons
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 1st, 2014

V-Wars #1

Writer Jonathan Maberry has a cool vampires vs. humanity hook in "V-Wars" #1, but relies on clichés to execute it, while artist Alan Robinson provides adequate layouts but struggles with some basic artistic fundamentals.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Jonathan Maberry
Artists:
Alan Robinson
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
May 1st, 2014

Dexter's Laboratory #1

It's business as usual for Dexter (Boy Genius) in Derek Fridolfs and Ryan Jampole's "Dexter's Laboratory" #1: even with his sister DeeDee out for the day, she still manages to cause trouble.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Derek Fridolfs
Artists:
Ryan Jampole
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
May 1st, 2014

The Flash Annual #3

"The Flash Annual" #3 kicks off Robert Venditti, Van Jensen, and Brett Booth's Wally West storyline in earnest (with the help of Ron Frenz), and so far it's a promising start.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Robert Venditti, Van Jensen
Artists:
Brett Booth, Ron Frenz, Norm Rapmund, Livesay
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 1st, 2014

Batwoman Annual #1

Marc Andreyko, Trevor McCarthy, and Moritat wrap up the storyline involving the DEO and Alice, but uneven art and a final chapter that doesn't quite align with anything else weakens the impact.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Marc Andreyko
Artists:
Trevor McCarthy, Moritat
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 1st, 2014

Shadowman: End Times #1

It feels like the beginning of the end in Peter Milligan and Valentine De Landro's "Shadowman: End Times" #1. The slow and padded story is nevertheless an accessible and worthy enough introduction for new readers.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Peter Milligan
Artists:
Valentine De Landro, Livesay
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
May 1st, 2014

Southern Bastards #1

There's no southern hospitality here, as Jason Aaron and Jason Latour pretend that all the negative stereotypes in the Heart of Dixie are real in "Southern Bastards" #1.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Jason Latour
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
April 30th, 2014

Amazing Spider-Man #1

Peter returns to the red-and-blues and so do all of his problems in this solid relaunch of Marvel’s most storied franchise, featuring Dan Slott, Humberto Ramos and more.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Slott, Christos Gage, Joe Caramagna, Peter David, Chris Yost
Artists:
Dan Slott, Javier Rodriguez, Giuseppe Camuncoli, Chris Eliopoulos, Will Sliney, David Baldeon, Ramón Pérez, Victor Olazaba, Alvaro Lopez, John Dell, Cam Smith, Jordi Tarragona
Reviewer:
Matt Little
April 29th, 2014
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