Review Search: 2014-05-07

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Madame Frankenstein #1

After a terrible car accident kills the woman he loves, Doctor Vincent Krall makes a desperate move in Jamie S. Rich and Megan Levens' "Madame Frankenstein" #1.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Jamie S. Rich
Artists:
Megan Levens
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
May 12th, 2014

Alex + Ada #6

The first page of "Alex + Ada" #6 by Jonathan Luna and Sarah Vaughn is both a recap and a hint of the shape of ensuing events: Ada wakes up for her first day as a sentient android.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Sarah Vaughn, Jonathan Luna
Artists:
Jonathan Luna
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
May 12th, 2014

Turok: Dinosaur Hunter #4

Writer Greg Pak and artist Mirko Colak finish off the first arc of the Gold Key series with “Turok: Dinosaur Hunter” #4 as several dinosaurs come into play.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Greg Pak
Artists:
Mirko Colak
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 12th, 2014

Angel & Faith Season 10 #2

"Angel and Faith Season 10" #2 has Victor Gischler and Will Conrad continue to establish Angel and Faith's new roles now that magic has returned, but you know it's just a matter of time until they intersect again.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Victor Gischler
Artists:
Will Conrad
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 12th, 2014

The Wake #8

Scott Snyder and Sean Murphy amp things up emotionally and physically in "The Wake #8.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Sean Murphy
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
May 12th, 2014

Iron Fist: The Living Weapon #2

Kaare Andrews constructs a nicely told and beautifully drawn story featuring a big dragon and zombie cyber-ninjas, which is enough reason to pick up "Iron Fist: The Living Weapon" #2. Iron Fist makes it even better.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kaare Andrews
Artists:
Kaare Andrews
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
May 12th, 2014

Veil #3

In "Veil" #3 by Greg Rucka and Toni Fejzula, a power struggle between Cormac and his would-be employers leads to a showdown, and Cormac sets a trap for Veil.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
Toni Fejzula
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
May 9th, 2014

Black Widow #6

Natasha brings an old nemesis into S.H.I.E.L.D. as a prisoner, but all goes horribly wrong in Nathan Edmondson and Phil Noto's "Black Widow" #6.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Nathan Edmondson
Artists:
Phil Noto
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
May 9th, 2014

Aquaman and the Others #2

"Aquaman and the Others" #2, from Dan Jurgens and Lan Medina, provides some substance behind the mystery of the Atlantean relics.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan Jurgens
Artists:
Lan Medina, Allan Martinez
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 9th, 2014

She-Hulk #4

Charles Soule and Javier Pulido wrap up their Doctor Doom story in "She-Hulk" #4, and while it's a little too much superheroing versus lawyering, the overall result is still a fun enough conclusion.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Charles Soule
Artists:
Javier Pulido
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 9th, 2014

Detective Comics #31

The second part of Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato's "Icarus" storyline in "Detective Comics" #31 brings Batman across Sumo, a crime lord who just so happens to resemble a sumo wrestler.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Francis Manapul, Brian Buccellato
Artists:
Francis Manapul, Brian Buccellato
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 9th, 2014

Amazing Spider-Man #1.1

Dan Slott and Ramón Pérez carefully mix classic elements with the modern day, and find some new storylines to explore regarding Peter Parker's early days as Spidey in "Amazing Spider-Man" #1.1, a worthwhile expansion of a classic origin.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Slott
Artists:
Ramon Perez
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
May 9th, 2014

Batman/Superman #10

Jeff Lemire, Karl Kerschl and Scott Hepburn provide a fill-in for "Batman/Superman" #10, which introduces Ray Palmer and brings back S.H.A.D.E., but neither is as interesting as you'd expect.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Karl Kerschl, Scott hepburn
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 9th, 2014

Moon Knight #3

"Moon Knight" #3 has Marc Spector go up against ghosts, even as Warren Ellis and Declan Shalvey dig into some of the other things that Moon Knight doesn't remember doing.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Declan Shalvey
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 9th, 2014

Nailbiter #1

There's a really good idea buried in Joshua Williamson and Mike Henderson's "Nailbiter" #1, unfortunately, it's buried really deep.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Joshua Williamson
Artists:
Mike Henderson
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
May 8th, 2014

Miles Morales: The Ultimate Spider-Man #1

Miles Morales keeps on keeping on in another great outing from Brian Michael Bendis and David Marquez in "Miles Morales: Ultimate Spider-Man" #1.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
David Marquez
Reviewer:
Matt Little
May 8th, 2014

Cyclops #1

With Greg Rucka and Russell Dauterman's great new "Cyclops" ongoing, space, not sky, is the limit.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
Russell Dauterman
Reviewer:
Matt Little
May 8th, 2014

Archer & Armstrong #20

Fred Van Lente and Pere Pérez kick off "American Wasteland" with a stop by the Morrison Hotel in "Archer and Armstrong" #20.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Pere Perez
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 8th, 2014

New 52: Futures End #1

"Future's End" #1 is a somewhat bland and derivative take on the idea of a dark future, but a team of DC's most notable writers squeeze out a mildly interesting story that's impressively illustrated by Patrick Zircher.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Brian Azzarello, Jeff Lemire, Dan Jurgens, Keith Giffen
Artists:
Patrick Zircher
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
May 8th, 2014

Green Arrow #31

"The Outsiders War" reaches its conclusion in "Green Arrow" #31 from regular series writer, Jeff Lemire and artist Andrea Sorrentino.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Andrea Sorrentino
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 8th, 2014

Hey, Mister; Come Hell or Highwater Pants

After more than a decade away, Pete Sickman-Garner's "Hey, Mister" returns with a full-length graphic novel, and this story of war between Heaven and Hell is wonderfully twisted and hysterical.

Publisher:
Top Shelf
Writer:
Pete Sickman-Garner
Artists:
Pete Sickman-Garner
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 7th, 2014

Batman Eternal #5

"Batman Eternal" #5 has James Tynion IV and company up the ante as a mystery flu bug starts sweeping through Gotham, but it's the arrival of Andy Clarke on the art that makes you want to cheer.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Tynion IV, Scott Snyder, Ray Fawkes, John Layman, Tim Seeley
Artists:
Andy Clarke
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 7th, 2014

The Woods #1

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
James Tynion IV
Artists:
Michael Dialynas
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 7th, 2014

Godzilla Awakening

At the dawn of the atomic age, monsters from another age emerge in Max Borenstein, Greg Borenstein, Eric Battle, Yvel Guichet & Alan Quan's "Godzilla Awakening."

Publisher:
Legendary Entertainment
Writer:
Max Borenstein, Greg Borenstein
Artists:
Eric Battle, Yvel Guichet, Alan Quan
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
May 7th, 2014

Original Sin #1

The Watcher is found dead. The superhero community must find out who did the deed, and more importantly, who should take the case in Jason Aaron & Mike Deodato's "Original Sin" #1.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Mike Deodato
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
May 6th, 2014
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