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C.O.W.L. #1

Short for the Chicago Organized Workers League, Kyle Higgins, Alec Siegel, and Rod Reis' "C.O.W.L." #1 finds its superpowered members disgruntled and bitter following a golden age of heroes.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Kyle Higgins, Alec Siegel
Artists:
Rod Reis
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
June 3rd, 2014

The Woods #2

James Tynion IV and Michael Dialynas maintain the pervasive fear and tension of a school transported to alien surroundings in "The Woods" #2, but the issue suffers a bit from some weak characterization and clichéd situations.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
James Tynion IV
Artists:
Michael Dialynas
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
June 3rd, 2014

Sheltered #9

The body count rises as the balance of power in Safehaven shifts -- again.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Ed Brisson
Artists:
Johnnie Christmas
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
June 3rd, 2014

Legend of Bold Riley #1

Fresh off her own heartbreak, Riley works to reunite two dead lovers.

Publisher:
Northwest Press
Writer:
Leia Weathington
Artists:
Jonothan Dalton
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
June 2nd, 2014

Ms. Marvel #4

Kamala develops her powers further and finds some limitations as she's forced to let her best friend Bruno in on her superhero secret

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
G. Willow Wilson
Artists:
Adrian Alphona
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
June 2nd, 2014

Harbinger #23

The death of a Renegade raises new questions about Pete Stanchek's agenda in this solid issue.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Joshua Dysart
Artists:
Clayton Henry, Khari Evans
Reviewer:
Matt Little
June 2nd, 2014

Chew/Revival #1

"Chew/Revival" by John Layman, Tim Seeley, Rob Guillory and Mike Norton is an unlikely crossover, but the Chewverse and Rothschild, Wisconsin meld together surprisingly well, and fans of the two series will be more than satisfied.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
John Layman, Tim Seeley
Artists:
Rob Guillory, Mike Norton
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
May 30th, 2014

Brass Sun #1

Wren must discover what's freezing her universe to death in the debut issue of Ian Edginton and I.N.J. Culbard's "Brass Sun."

Publisher:
2000AD
Writer:
Ian Edginton
Artists:
I.N.J. Culbard
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
May 30th, 2014

Elfquest: The Final Quest #3

"Elfquest: The Final Quest" #3 starts off a bit slow, but Wendy and Richard Pini make sure to end it with a bang as Ember's tribe remains in great danger.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Wendy Pini, Richard Pini
Artists:
Wendy Pini
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 30th, 2014

Disney Kingdoms: Seekers of the Weird #5 #5

"Disney Kingdoms: Seekers of the Weird" #5 draws the adventures of Maxwell and Melody Keep to a close -- for now -- courtesy of writer Brandon Seifert and artist Karl Moline.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brandon Seifert
Artists:
Karl Moline, Rick Magyar
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 30th, 2014

Inhuman #2

Charles Soule and Joe Madureira's "Inhuman" #2 is supposed to be one of Marvel's big new comics, but unfortunately comes across as lackluster.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Charles Soule
Artists:
Joe Madureira
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 30th, 2014

Aquaman #31

Aquaman brings the fight to Swamp Thing in "Aquaman" #31, written by Jeff Parker with art by Paul Pelletier and Alvaro Martinez.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Alvaro Martinez, Sean Parsons, Raul Fernandez
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 30th, 2014

Batman Eternal #8

"Batman Eternal" #8 has John Layman, Guillem March, and company show us what happens when Batman is caught between the GCPD and the Roman's empire, even as Stephanie Brown scrambles to survive.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
John Layman, Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, Raw Fawkes, Tim Seeley
Artists:
Guillem March
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 29th, 2014

All-Star Western #31

Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray show their usual excellent storytelling skill in "All-Star Western" #31, but their Madame .44 backup doesn't have the same vibe, but Staz Johnson and Jose Luis Garcia-López make both look great.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray
Artists:
Staz Johnson, Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
May 29th, 2014

Fantastic Four #5

James Robinson and Leonard Kirk deliver a grand tour of the Marvel Universe and begin dealing with the ramifications of the assault on New York in “Fantastic Four” #3.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Leonard Kirk, Jay Leisten, Rick Magyar, Chris Samnee, Dean Haspiel, Paul Rivoche, Phil Jimenez, Mike Allred, Jim Starlin, Andy Smith, Jerry Ordway, Derlis Santacruz, June Brigman, Roy Richardson
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 29th, 2014

Doctor Spektor: Master of the Occult #1

Mark Waid and Neil Edwards introduce readers to Adam Spektor and company in "Doctor Spektor: Master of the Occult" #1.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Mark Waid
Artists:
Neil Edwards
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 29th, 2014

Nightwing #30

Dick Grayson's time as a grown-up sidekick draws to a close in "Nightwing" #30 from writers Tim Seeley and Tom King and a slew of artists.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tim Seeley, Tom King
Artists:
Javier Garron, Jorge Lucas, Mikel Janin, Guillermo Ortego
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 29th, 2014

Thanos Annual #1

Jim Starlin returns to write the character he created four decades ago in "Thanos Annual" #1, and with artist Ron Lim bridges the gap between his classic Thanos stories and upcoming events in a convoluted but enjoyable standalone story.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jim Starlin
Artists:
Ron Lim, Andy Smith
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
May 29th, 2014

Suicide Squad #30

"Suicide Squad" #30 has Sean Ryan set up his upcoming "New Suicide Squad" in its page, and this assemblage of new and old villains is off to a reasonable start.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Sean Ryan
Artists:
Andre Coelho, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 29th, 2014

Batman #31

The second installment of "Zero Year: Savage City" from Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo gives "Batman" #31 a fight with some lions and a supercool early Batcycle scene.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Greg Capullo, Danny Miki
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 28th, 2014

Clive Barker's Nightbreed #1

"Clive Barker's Nightbreed" #1 brings the old movie and comics property back to life, and Clive Barker, Marc Andreyko, and Piotr Kowalski's story of monsters hidden among us has promise.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Clive Barker, Marc Andreyko
Artists:
Piotr Kowalski
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 28th, 2014

Trees #1

"Trees" #1 is as much world-building as it is narrative, but Warren Ellis and Jason Howard's comic about a slow-game alien invasion is almost instantly gripping.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Jason Howard
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 28th, 2014

24: Underground #2

Ed Brisson and Michael Gaydos prove that they "get" what's great about the TV drama "24," and therefore deliver a similarly tense and thrilling story in "24: Underground" #2 that has everything the show does except the t

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Ed Brisson
Artists:
Michael Gaydos
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
May 28th, 2014

Translucid #2

Claudio Sanchez and Chondra Echert examine and question superhero archetypes and how this world is connected to that of a troubled boy in "Translucid" #2, where these worlds are uniquely established by artists Daniel Bayliss & Adam Metcalf.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Claudio Sanchez, Chondra Echert
Artists:
Daniel Bayliss
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
May 28th, 2014
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