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New Warriors #7

The New Warriors face a close encounter of the fourth kind with Jakarta's resident Inhumans after one of their own gets kidnapped in Christopher Yost and Marcus To's "New Warriors" #7.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Christopher Yost
Artists:
Marcus To
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
July 7th, 2014

Robocop #1

"Robocop" #1 gives readers a chance to follow new adventures of Alex Murphy as writer Joshua Williamson and artist Carlos Magno launch a new series following the 1987 version of the character.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Joshua Williamson
Artists:
Carlos Magno
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 7th, 2014

Black Widow #8

"Black Widow" #8 by Nathan Edmondson and Phil Noto feels even more haunted than usual, suffused with melancholia and the specters of what-might-have-beens as she runs into the Winter Soldier on a train heist in Prague.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Nathan Edmondson
Artists:
Phil Noto
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
July 7th, 2014

Superman Unchained #7

As General Lane and his army descend upon the Fortress of Solitude, Superman must take a final stand to defend all that he holds dear in Scott Snyder, Jim Lee, and Scott Williams' "Superman Unchained" #7 -- but not without a little help.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Jim Lee, Scott Williams
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
July 7th, 2014

Caliban #4

The crew chooses a next step, and their systems finally communicate with the alien ships in Garth Ennis and Facundo Percio's "Caliban" #4.

Publisher:
Avatar Press
Writer:
Garth Ennis
Artists:
Facundo Percio, Sebastian Cabrol
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
July 7th, 2014

DKW: Ditko Kirby Wood

Sergio Ponchione pays tribute to the work of Steve Ditko, Jack Kirby and Wally Wood in "DKW: Ditko Kirby Wood."

Publisher:
Fantagraphics
Writer:
Sergio Ponchione
Artists:
Sergio Ponchione
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
July 7th, 2014

Guardians of the Galaxy: Galaxy's Most Wanted #1

Will Corona Pilgrim and Andrea De Vito's "Guardians of the Galaxy: Galaxy's Most Wanted" #1 is a pointless done in one story that feels definitively like a movie-tie-in cash grab.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Will Corona Pilgrim
Artists:
Andrea De Vito
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
July 7th, 2014

The Woods #3

"The Woods" #3 has an interesting core concept, but with each new issue, James Tynion IV and Michael Dialynas's characters feel less realistic and more like adventure story stereotypes.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
James Tynion IV
Artists:
Michael Dialynas
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 7th, 2014

Green Arrow #33

As Jeff Lemire and Andrea Sorrentino's "Green Arrow" run regrettably begins to wind down, the war for Seattle continues while Green Arrow deals with others wearing the cowl, past and present.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Andrea Sorrentino
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 7th, 2014

Swamp Thing #33

If you're going to devote an issue of your series to exposition, "Swamp Thing" #33 has Charles Soule and Javier Pina show readers how it should be done.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Charles Soule
Artists:
Javier Pina
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 7th, 2014

Aquaman and the Others #4

"Aquaman and the Others" #4 is an example of a perfectly competent comic, but one that doesn't present a compelling enough plot -- or in this case, a central idea -- to become a must-read.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan Jurgens
Artists:
Lan Medina, Allan Martinez
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 7th, 2014

Thanos: A God Up There Listening #1

Rob Williams writes a conflicted Thane into the Iban Coello-drawn pages of the "Thanos: A God Up There Listening" #1 Infinite Comic.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rob Williams
Artists:
Mast, Geoffo, Iban Coello
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 7th, 2014

Earth 2 #25

In "Earth 2" #25 Tom Taylor gives Val-Zod a chance to embrace while Nicola Scott shows readers as much detail of this Earth as possible in the twenty-eight pages provided.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tom Taylor
Artists:
Nicola Scott, Trevor Scott
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 7th, 2014

Iron Fist: The Living Weapon #4

In “Iron Fist: The Living Weapon” #4 Kaare Andrews adds some new kinks to the relationship between Danny Rand and his interviewer while exhuming ghosts from Iron Fist's past.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kaare Andrews
Artists:
Kaare Andrews
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 7th, 2014

Captain America #22

In “Captain America” #22, writer Rick Remender sidelines Steve Rogers and busts open a portal to Dimension Z, while Carlos Pacheco draws the heck out of it all.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Carlos Pacheco, Mariano Taibo
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 7th, 2014

Black Kiss XXXMas in July Special #1

Howard Chaykin comes back to his most controversial work for "Black Kiss XXXMas in July Special" #1 to tell a tale of revenge at Christmas. In July.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Howard Chaykin
Artists:
Howard Chaykin
Reviewer:
Matt Little
July 4th, 2014

Lazarus #9

"Lazarus" #9 wraps up the second storyline, and Greg Rucka, Michael Lark, and Brian Level show us how the Lift Selection process works, even as the bomb is primed for detonation.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
Michael Lark, Brian Level
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 4th, 2014

Moon Knight #5

Warren Ellis's plot for "Moon Knight" #5 is about as basic as you can get -- a fight through a building to save a hostage -- but Declan Shalvey and Jordie Bellaire's art is simply gorgeous.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Declan Shalvey
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 4th, 2014

Deadpool Vs. X-Force #1

"Deadpool Vs. X-Force" #1 by Duane Swierczynski and Pepe Larraz is retcons a new first encounter between the Merc with a Mouth and the New Mutants who would become X-Force.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Duane Swierczynski
Artists:
Pepe Larraz
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
July 4th, 2014

Batman Eternal #13

James Tynion IV, Mikel Janin, Guillermo Ortego, and company reveal Jason Bard's plan to take down the Falcone crime empire in "Batman Eternal" #13, and the end result is satisfying.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Tynion IV, Scott Snyder, Ray Fawkes, John Layman, Tim Seeley
Artists:
Mikel Janin, Guillermo Ortego
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 4th, 2014

Madame Frankenstein #3

The history of Henry and Vincent's feud is revealed, and Courtney is prepared for her big debut in Jamie S. Rich & Megan Levens' "Madame Frankenstein" #3.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Jamie S. Rich
Artists:
Megan Levens
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
July 3rd, 2014

100th Anniversary Special: Fantastic Four #1

"100th Anniversary Special: Fantastic Four" #1, from writer Jen Van Meter and artist Joanna Estep gives readers a peek into 2061, where readers meet a legacy Fantastic Four.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jen Van Meter
Artists:
Joanna Estep
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 3rd, 2014

Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell #1

"Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell: Echoes" #1 brings the author's work to comics, courtesy of comic book pros Nathan Edmondson and Marc Laming.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Nathan Edmondson
Artists:
Marc Laming, Dave Stokes, Michael Lacombe, Salgood Sam
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 3rd, 2014

Original Sin #5

Jason Aaron and Mike Deodato deliver "The Secret History of Colonel Nicholas J. Fury," in "Original Sin" #5.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Mike Deodato
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 2nd, 2014

Princess Ugg #2

Princess Ulga of Grimmeria must learn a new kind of bravery to face down her classmates in Ted Naifeh's "Princess Ugg" #2.

Publisher:
Oni Press
Writer:
Ted Naifeh
Artists:
Ted Naifeh
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
July 2nd, 2014

Rocket Raccoon #1

Skottie Young's "Rocket Raccoon" #1 is a gorgeous, funny ride that simple revels in having a good time.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Skottie Young
Artists:
Skottie Young
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
July 1st, 2014

Legendary Star-Lord #1

"Legendary Star-Lord" #1 sets Peter Quill off on a solo adventure written by Sam Humphries and drawn by Paco Medina.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Sam Humphries
Artists:
Paco Medina, Juan Vlasco
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 1st, 2014

Tech Jacket #1

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Joe Keatinge
Artists:
Khary Randolph
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
June 12th, 2014
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