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Namora #1

Taking on a mission to find a lost colony of Atlanteans, Namora finds more than she bargained for.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Sara Pichelli
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 27th, 2010

Avengers #2

The team attempts to decipher Kang’s dire warning about the future by enlisting the help of Protector.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Bendis
Artists:
John Romita Jr., Klaus Janson
Reviewer:
James Hunt
June 25th, 2010

Secret Warriors #17

The second half of “Secret Warriors” kicks off with Dum Dum and Sitwell answering to the UN Security Council about a Hydra Base in China. Uh oh.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Alessandro Vitti
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 25th, 2010

Ultimate Comics Avengers 2 #4

The origin of Ultimate Ghost Rider! Why Nick Fury and the new Black Widow’s marriage fell apart! And a scene from “Silence of the Lambs!”

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Millar
Artists:
Leinil Francis Yu, Gerry Alanguilan
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 24th, 2010

Fantastic Four #580

A mixture of fun short-term plot, serious long-term plot, and a big shift in status quo. That's how I like my comics.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Neil Edwards, Andrew Currie
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 23rd, 2010

Age of Heroes #2

"Age of Heroes" is less a collection of short stories, and more a group of teasers.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Sean McKeever, Brian Reed, Paul Cornell, Dan Slott
Artists:
David Baldeon, N. Bowling, Chad Hardin, Victor Olazaba, Mark Brooks, Ty Templeton
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 21st, 2010

The Amazing Spider-Man #634

The Kravinoffs sacrifice Mattie Franklin in an attempt to resurrect Kraven the Hunter.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Joe Kelly, J. M. DeMatteis
Artists:
Michael Lark, Stefano Gaudiano, Max Fiumara
Reviewer:
James Hunt
June 21st, 2010

Dark Wolverine #87

A pointless issue where the same situation is played out twice and we learn nothing meaningful about Daken’s character.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Daniel Way, Majorie Liu
Artists:
Mierco Pierfederici
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 21st, 2010

Amazing Spider-Man Presents: Black Cat #1

Felicia finds herself being impersonated by a sub-par criminal.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jen van Meter
Artists:
Javier Pulido
Reviewer:
James Hunt
June 21st, 2010

Atlas #2

If you're not reading "Atlas," you're missing the only comic on the racks today with killer robots, talking, gun-toting gorillas, dragons, and offbeat adventures. Venus and Gorilla Man play rock, scissors, paper in this issue.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Gabriel Hardman, Ramon Rosanas
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 20th, 2010

Ultimate X #3

"Ultimate X" introduces a brand new character and that ever-present narration finally starts to work.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeph Loeb
Artists:
Arthur Adams, Mark Roslan
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 18th, 2010

New Mutants #14

"Second Coming" lumbers towards its conclusion at a reasonable pace, and for a change without a high body count.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Zeb Wells
Artists:
Ibraim Roberson, Lan Medina, Nathan Fox
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 18th, 2010

Lockjaw and the Pet Avengers Unleashed #4

The cover promises an evil so big it couldn't fit on the cover. I was hoping for Fin Fang Foom. Boy, was I ever disappointed.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Eliopoulos
Artists:
Ig Guara
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 17th, 2010

New Avengers #1

Meet the new New Avengers, same as the old New Avengers. But, that’s a good thing.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Stuart Immonen, Wade von Grawbadger, Art Adams
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 16th, 2010

Daredevil #507

"Daredevil" wraps up its prelude to "Shadowland," but it's unfortunately a tiny bit predictable.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Andy Diggle, Antony Johnston
Artists:
Marco Checchetto
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 14th, 2010

Young Allies #1

A team of youthful heroes form a super-team together.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Sean McKeever
Artists:
David Baldeon, N. Bowling
Reviewer:
James Hunt
June 13th, 2010

Astonishing X-Men: Xenogenesis #2

If you're thinking you've read this before, you're right.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Kaare Andrews
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 13th, 2010

Uncanny X-Men #525

X-Force arrives in the future while Cyclops finds himself at odds with Hope.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Terry Dodson, Rachel Dodson
Reviewer:
James Hunt
June 13th, 2010

Rawhide Kid: The Sensational Seven #1

Just like the other "Rawhide Kid" mini-series, this has beautiful art and a script that will make your teeth ache.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ron Zimmerman
Artists:
Howard Chaykin
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 11th, 2010

Spider-Man: Fever #3

Spider-Man and Dr. Strange team-up to take on the Arachnix or else they may eat Spider-Man’s soul! Oh noes!

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brendan McCarthy
Artists:
Brendan McCarthy
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 11th, 2010

S.H.I.E.L.D. #2

This is a rarity: an ambitious, gorgeously-illustrated, erudite mainstream superhero comic.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Dustin Weaver
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
June 10th, 2010

Captain America #606

Butch Guice joins the book as the new regular artist and Baron Zemo returns. So, it’s bad news for Captain America, but it’s good news for readers.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker, Sean McKeever
Artists:
Butch Guice, David Baldeon, N. Bowling
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 10th, 2010

Ultimate Comics Avengers 2 #3

We have seen the enemy and he is the Ghost Rider. Okay, they’re screwed.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Millar
Artists:
Leinil Francis Yu, Gerry Alanguilan
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 10th, 2010

Avengers Academy #1

The next generation of Avengers starts their tale here, with Tigra, Speedball, Justice, Quicksilver, and Hank Pym as their guides. Those poor kids.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage
Artists:
Mike McKone
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 9th, 2010

Hawkeye and Mockingbird #1

Ah, yes. A comic about an archer and his avian-themed girlfriend. I like to think that somewhere, there’s a lawyer at Warner Bros. suspiciously eying copies of Green Arrow and Black Canary and wondering if they can sue.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jim McCann
Artists:
David Lopez, Alvaro Lopez
Reviewer:
James Hunt
June 7th, 2010

Giant Size X-Men Forever #1

The Shi’ar Imperial Guard arrive on Earth to retrieve Xavier.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Claremont
Artists:
Mike Grell, Fernando Blanco, Jason Paz
Reviewer:
James Hunt
June 7th, 2010

Heralds #1

I didn't know I was wanting a collaboration between Kathryn Immonen and Tonci Zonjic until I saw it, but now I want more.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kathryn Immonen
Artists:
Tonci Zonjic
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 7th, 2010

Darkstar and the Winter Guard #1

It's swinter (thank you "Phineas & Ferb") as the "Winter Guard" hits our summer comics pile.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
David Gallaher
Artists:
Steve Ellis, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 7th, 2010

Thor and the Warriors Four #3

"Thor and the Warriors Four" may not have the deepest of plots, but it's so adorable that who really cares?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Alex Zalben, Colleen Coover
Artists:
Gurihiru, Colleen Coover
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 6th, 2010

Avengers Prime #1

The series aimed at repairing the relationship between Steve Rogers, Tony Stark, and Thor gets off to a strong start with some mystical elements to bring them together.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Alan Davis, Mark Farmer
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 2nd, 2010

Avengers: The Origin #3

The not-quite-yet-Avengers search for the Hulk, while he pretends to be a robot in the circus. And Phil Noto draws an amazing Asgard.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Joe Casey
Artists:
Phil Noto
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 2nd, 2010

Vengeance of the Moon Knight #9

Moon Knight and Spider-Man team-up to fight the Sandman, while Juan Jose Ryp makes his Marvel artist debut. Fans of his Avatar work won’t be disappointed.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Gregg Hurwitz
Artists:
Juan Jose Ryp
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 2nd, 2010

The Thanos Imperative #1

The latest Marvel cosmic event kicks off with the typical bold, fearless writing of Abnett and Lanning, but that’s hampered somewhat by messy, cluttered art.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Miguel Sepulveda
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 2nd, 2010

The Thanos Imperative: Ignition #1

Readers of Marvel's cosmic space books will find a lot to love here, but new readers might take extra time to fully get on board.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning, Scott Edelman
Artists:
Brad Walker, Andrew Hennessy, Mike Zeck
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 1st, 2010

Thunderbolts #144

The Thunderbolts are back, and this time they're being led by Luke Cage.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Kev Walker
Reviewer:
James Hunt
May 29th, 2010

Thor #610

Summoned by Balder, Thor returns to Asgard, or what's left of Asgard.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Doug Braithwaite
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 29th, 2010

X-Men: Blind Science #1

"X-Men: Blind Science" has a good core idea, but some bad characterization is hard to ignore.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Simon Spurrier
Artists:
Paul Davidson, Francis Portela
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 29th, 2010

Dazzler #1

If disco is ever going to make a comeback, it needs to be now; Dazzler is ready and waiting.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jim McCann
Artists:
Kalman Andrasofszky, Ramon Perez, Rick Ketcham, Francesca Ciregia, Robin Ha
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 26th, 2010

X-Force #27

Ten pages of punching manages to feel dull, somehow, but the second half has some pep to it.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Craig Kyle, Chris Yost
Artists:
Mike Choi
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 26th, 2010

Secret Avengers #1

Steve Rogers forms his own black ops team as they retrieve what they think will be the Serpent Crown, but turns out to be something different.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Mike Deodato
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
May 26th, 2010

X-Factor #205

Trask and the MRD go after X-Factor.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Peter David
Artists:
Valentine De Landro, Pat Davidson
Reviewer:
James Hunt
May 24th, 2010

Amazing Spider-Man Presents: American Son #1

Someone is back in the American Son armor, but is it Harry Osborn?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Reed, Joe Caramagna
Artists:
Phillipe Briones, Todd Nauck
Reviewer:
James Hunt
May 24th, 2010

Age of Heroes #1

A strong anthology issue anchored by a nice little J. Jonah Jameson story.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek, Rick Remender, Paul Cornell, Dan Slott
Artists:
Marko Djurdjevic, Chris Samnee, Leonard Kirk, Ty Templeton
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
May 23rd, 2010

X-Men Legacy #236

"Second Coming" enters its second half, but it feels like a story that's losing a bit of steam.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Greg Land, Jay Leisten
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 22nd, 2010

Enter the Heroic Age #1

A sampler of eight-page stories designed to entice you to check out one of five new(ish) titles from Marvel. Perhaps Marvel should have titled it "Tales to Entice."

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Christos N. Gage, Jeff Parker, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Jim McCann
Artists:
Mike McKone, Gabriel Hardman, Giancarlo Caracuzzo, Jamie McKelvie, David Lopez, Alvaro Lopez, Kevin Walker
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 20th, 2010

Invincible Iron Man #26

A mixture of super-villains and corporate takeovers works far better than you may think.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Salvador Larroca
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 20th, 2010

Avengers #1

The Avengers are back and, immediately, are confronted by Kang. A great way to begin “The Heroic Age!”

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
John Romita, Jr., Klaus Janson
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
May 19th, 2010

Ultimate Comics Avengers 2 #2

Another recruiting issue as we meet the first Hulk, Bruce Banner’s mentor and the man who perfected the formula upon himself.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Millar
Artists:
Leinil Francis Yu, Gerry Alanguilan
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
May 19th, 2010

Avengers: The Initiative #35

The Initiative closes up shop, making way for Christos Gage's "Avengers Academy" in a few weeks. That's another review for another time. This review is for one of the last chapters of "Siege."

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage
Artists:
Jorge Molina, Andrew Hennessy
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 17th, 2010

Astonishing X-Men: Xenogenesis #1

The X-Men investigate a spate of apparent mutant births in the small African country of Mbangawi.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Kaare Andrews
Reviewer:
James Hunt
May 16th, 2010
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