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Strange #1

The cover says it all, "The Doctor is out!" Indeed. No longer flaunting his pedigree, Stephen Strange finds a new adventure in this limited series by Mark Waid and Emma Rios.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Waid
Artists:
Emma Rios
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 11th, 2009

The Amazing Spider-Man #611

The best "ASM" issue of the year, with Deadpool and Joe Kelly and Eric Canete and all that is good in the world.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Joe Kelly
Artists:
Eric Canete
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
November 11th, 2009

S.W.O.R.D. #1

This not-so serious look at Agent Brand's space operation is better than its art would lead you to believe.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Steven Sanders, Craig Yeung, Jamie McKelvie
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
November 11th, 2009

Dark X-Men #1

I was a little dubious about a "Dark X-Men" mini-series, but this first issue shows a lot of potential.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Paul Cornell, Duane Swierczynski
Artists:
Leonard Kirk, Jay Leisten, Steve Dillon
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 10th, 2009

Immortal Weapons #4

"Immortal Weapons" continues to prove itself to be more entertaining than anyone would have thought.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Duane Swierczynski
Artists:
Khari Evans, Victor Olazaba, Allen Martinez, Hatuey Diaz
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 10th, 2009

Deadpool #899

There are some good bits in "Deadpool Team-Up," but it's not half as funny as it promises to be.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred van Lente
Artists:
Dalibor Talajic
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 10th, 2009

Black Widow: Deadly Origin #1

Marvel gives the adoring public a chance to catch up with the Black Widow as the character is poised to ascend to the silver screen in the highly anticipated "Iron Man" sequel. This book might have been better served as a complete recapture of t

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Paul Cornell
Artists:
Tom Raney, Scott Hanna, John Paul Leon
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 10th, 2009

Deathlok #1

Marvel tries to restart the Deathlok franchise again, only this time with more background -- or is it with more decompression? "Kill them all and let God sort them out." Ugh.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Charlie Huston
Artists:
Lan Medina
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 10th, 2009

Doctor Voodoo: Avenger of the Supernatural #2

Following a confrontation with Doctor Doom, Jericho Drumm, i.e. Doctor Voodoo, Earth's Sorcerer Supreme, has to figure out where he is and how he can return to Earth.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender, Roy Thomas, R.J.M. Lofficier
Artists:
Jefte Palo, Gabriel Hardman, Geof Isherwood
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 10th, 2009

The Amazing Spider-Man #610

Who would have thought referencing the Clone Saga would result in a convoluted plot?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Marc Guggenheim
Artists:
Marco Checchetto, Luke Ross, Rick Magyar
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
November 10th, 2009

Captain America: Reborn #4

Steve Rogers may be coming back, but he’s going to have to relive the worst day of his life first — or, will he prevent it from happening?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Bryan Hitch, Butch Guice
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
November 9th, 2009

Assault on New Olympus #1

Marvel's other big story begins right here. While "Dark Reign" thunders on, a story with great characters and lasting repercussions is brewing right here. All that plus a full day's supply of "Agents of Atlas."

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak, Fred Van Lente, Jeff Parker
Artists:
Rodney Buchemi, Gabriel Hardman
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 8th, 2009

The Marvelous Land of Oz #1

Skottie Young's art brings this storybook adventure to life.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Eric Shanower
Artists:
Skottie Young
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
November 8th, 2009

Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #4

Lafuente draws a Spider-Man who is a blur of motion, and that feels exactly right.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
David Lafuente
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
November 7th, 2009

Astonishing X-Men #32

"Astonishing X-Men" isn't bad, but thanks to its earlier terminal lateness, it's turned into a book that doesn't feel important.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Phil Jimenez, Andy Lanning
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 4th, 2009

Dark Avengers: Ares #1

Ares is tasked with training up an elite crew of operatives.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Manuel Garcia
Reviewer:
James Hunt
November 3rd, 2009

New Avengers #58

The Avengers face off against the Dark Avengers as Osborn captures Luke Cage.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Stuart Immonen, Wade von Grawbadger
Reviewer:
James Hunt
November 2nd, 2009

Fantastic Four #572

Hickman exorcises the Reed Richards-centric focus by focusing on a Reed Richards-centric story. And it works!

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Dale Eaglesham
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
October 31st, 2009

X-Factor #50

"X-Factor" has its future storyline lurch towards a conclusion, even as it looks ahead to the upcoming "X-Factor" #200.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Peter David
Artists:
Valentine de Landro, Pat Davidson, Craig Yeung
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 29th, 2009

Dark Reign: The List – Punisher #1

After surviving an assassination attempt perpetrated by Frank Castle, Norman Osborn decides to return the favor in his own special way.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
John Romita Jr., Klaus Janson
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 29th, 2009

New Mutants #6

"New Mutants" kicks into high gear with the coming of Necrosha, as Zeb Wells continues his take on Cypher and Warlock.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Zeb Wells
Artists:
Diogenes Neves, Ed Tadeo
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 28th, 2009

Dark Reign: The List — Wolverine #1

Noh-Varr and Fantomex team up to save the World. Oh hell yes.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Esad Ribic, Tom Palmer
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 28th, 2009

Ultimate Comics Armor Wars #2

Entertaining, but not entirely substantive. Though, Ellis continues to write a fantastic Ultimate Tony Stark.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Steve Kurth, Jeff Huet, Allen Martinez
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 28th, 2009

Ultimate Comics Avengers #3

Enter the Avengers, a group that’s made up of new, darker versions of the Ultimates. It all comes down to how much you enjoy Mark Millar’s scummy characters.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Millar
Artists:
Carlos Pacheco, Danny Miki, Dexter Vines, Allen Martinez
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 27th, 2009

The Incredible Hercules #137

This issue of "Incredible Hercules" follows the continuing journey of Amadeus Cho. The decisions he makes here will play out in these pages for a long time to come.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente, Greg Pak
Artists:
Rodney Buchemi
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 27th, 2009

X-Necrosha #1

The three participating books in "X-Necrosha" show what they've got in store with zombie mutants, and there's some fun stuff up ahead.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Craig Kyle, Christopher Yost, Zeb Wells, Mike Carey
Artists:
Clayton Crain, Ibraim Roberson, Laurence Campbell
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 27th, 2009

The Incredible Hulk #603

"Incredible Hulk" makes both Skaar and Daken interesting. Bet you didn't think that was even possible.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak, Fred van Lente
Artists:
Ariel Olivetti, Giuseppe Camuncoli, Cam Smith, Michael Ryan
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 26th, 2009

X-Men Legacy #228

Rogue heads into Emplate’s dimension to rescue the young mutant, Bling

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Daniel Acuna
Reviewer:
James Hunt
October 25th, 2009

Wolverine: Origins #41

Wolverine tracks down Bruce Banner and Skaar while on the trail of Romulus.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Daniel Way
Artists:
Doug Braithewaite, Bill Reinhold
Reviewer:
James Hunt
October 25th, 2009

Dark Avengers #10

A marked drop in quality in this issue as the tone is too light-hearted and Deodato’s art doesn’t mesh with the script as much as usual.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Mike Deodato
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 22nd, 2009

Dark Wolverine #79

Horrendous art kills a lackluster story in one of the worst comics I've read this year.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Daniel Way, Marjorie Liu
Artists:
Stephen Segovia, Jay Leisten, Cam Smith
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 22nd, 2009

Spider-Woman #2

Jessica Drew wakes up in a Madripoor prison after killing a Skrull. Clearly, her life could be better.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Alex Maleev
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 21st, 2009

Invincible Iron Man #19

Norman Osborn has made it his own personal mission to find Tony Stark. He does just that this issue.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Salvador Larocca
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 20th, 2009

Uncanny X-Men #516

Magneto returns to Asteroid M, finding the X-Men now in residence.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Greg Land, Jay Leisten
Reviewer:
James Hunt
October 20th, 2009

Thunderbolts #137

Rick Remender doesn't get off to a great start here, and the art by Mahmud Asrar doesn't help.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Mahmud Asrar, Rebecca Buchman
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
October 20th, 2009

Web of Spider-Man #1

“Web of Spider-Man” returns as an anthology title.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
J.M. DeMatteis, Tom DeFalco, Sean McKeever
Artists:
Val Semieks, Dan Green, Ron Frenz, Sal Buscema, Stephanie Buscema
Reviewer:
James Hunt
October 19th, 2009

The Incredible Hercules #136

"Incredible Hercules" is even better than your friends are telling you. And that's before you include gods giving each other wedgies.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak, Fred van Lente
Artists:
Reilly Brown, Nelson DeCastro
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 19th, 2009

The Marvels Project #3

Brubaker tells a noirish version of the Golden Age of Marvel, but it's not enough of a new take to make it special.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Steve Epting
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
October 19th, 2009

Nomad: Girl Without a World #2

When I think "comic written by Sean McKeever starring a teen hero," this is the kind of quality I automatically expect.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Sean McKeever
Artists:
David Baldeon
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 14th, 2009

Captain America Theater of War: Operation: Ghosts of My Country #1

Another "Captain America: Theater of War" story, this one features very little of Captain America himself, and chooses to focus on his spirit and influence.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Paul Jenkins
Artists:
Elia Bonetti
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 10th, 2009

Ghost Riders: Heaven’s on Fire #3

Mostly just action in this slight issue as the plot isn’t pushed forward much.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Roland Boschi
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 9th, 2009

Dark Reign: The List – Secret Warriors #1

We continue to see more of Norman Osborn's list in action. In this instance, one of the items on Osborn's list comes to him.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman, Stan Lee
Artists:
Ed McGuiness, Tom Palmer, Jim Steranko, Joe Sinnott
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 8th, 2009

Dark Reign: Zodiac #3

The new Zodiac’s three-issue reign of mayhem and destruction ends here, but hopefully not for long.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Joe Casey
Artists:
Nathan Fox
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 8th, 2009

Strange Tales #2

Even the weakest stories in "Strange Tales" are merely good (rather than great), which is a great hit rate for an anthology.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Peter Bagge, Nick Bertozzi, Max Cannon, Jacob Chabot, Jonathan Hickman, R. Kikuo Johnson, Matt Kindt, Brian Maruca, Tony Millionaire, Jim Rugg, Jhonen Vasquez
Artists:
Peter Bagge, Nick Bertozzi, Max Cannon, Jacob Chabot, Jonathan Hickman, R. Kikuo Johnson, Matt Kindt, Tony Millionaire, Jim Rugg, Jhonen Vasquez
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 7th, 2009

Astonishing X-Men #31

The X-Men rescue Agent Brand as her shuttle crashes to Earth

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Phil Jimenez, Andy Lanning
Reviewer:
James Hunt
October 7th, 2009

X-Men Vs. Agents of Atlas #1

While making Utopia more hospitable, the X-Men come into conflict with the Agents of Atlas, who have invaded the X-Men's former base of operations hoping to use Cerebra.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Carlo Pagulayan, Jason Paz, Chris Samnee
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 7th, 2009

Daredevil #501

Andy Diggle and Roberto de la Torre take over "Daredevil" in such a smooth manner that other new creative teams should take note.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Andy Diggle
Artists:
Roberto de la Torre
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 6th, 2009

Shang Chi: Master of Kung Fu #1

Shang Chi returns in a one-off anthology special.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman, Mike Benson, Charlie Huston, Robin Furth
Artists:
Kody Chamberlain, Tomm Coker, C. P. Smith, Enrique Romero, Paul Gulacy
Reviewer:
James Hunt
October 6th, 2009

New Mutants #5

The New Mutants team deal with the fallout from their recent adventures.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Zeb Wells
Artists:
Zachary Baldus
Reviewer:
James Hunt
October 6th, 2009

Hulk #15

Ian Churchill's new style is the best his art has looked, but it doesn't quite fit with this book.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeph Loeb
Artists:
Ian Churchill, Mark Farmer
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 5th, 2009
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