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X-Men: Legacy Annual #1

"X-Men: Legacy" kicks off its new direction, but don't expect a complete story in this Annual.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Daniel Acuna, Mirco Pierfederici
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 15th, 2009

Dark Reign: Young Avengers #4

"Dark Reign: Young Avengers" is entertaining, but it also feels a bit like a classy version of wheels spinning in place.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Paul Cornell
Artists:
Mark Brooks, Walden Wong
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 15th, 2009

Captain America Reborn #3

"The future of my past. . . " so thinks Steve Rogers as he has an ethereal experience tumbling through his own life. This book is a "Captain America's Greatest Hits" that actually uses those hits to move the story forward.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Bryan Hitch, Butch Guice
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 15th, 2009

Thor Annual #1

Thor is depressed because he killed his grandfather and the Egyptian god of death plans to take advantage in this forgettable annual.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Peter Milligan
Artists:
Mico Suyan, Tom Grindberg, Stefano Gaudiano
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
September 15th, 2009

Ultimate Comics Avengers #2

We learn the surprising origin of the Ultimate Red Skull.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Millar
Artists:
Carlos Pacheco, Danny Miki, Dexter Vines
Reviewer:
James Hunt
September 13th, 2009

Dark Reign: The List - Avengers #1

Norman Osborn has been keeping a list and now, he's checking it twice. The hero formerly known as Hawkeye is prominently featured on the cover for this one-shot as well as in the story inside.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Marko Djurdjevic, Mark Morales
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 10th, 2009

Models, Inc #1

As noted in the text page, once upon a time, Captain America was believed dead and the comic book world turned to other Marvel characters to read about, like Millie the Model. Well, Captain America is presumed dead again, so. . .

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Paul Tobin, Mark Sumerak
Artists:
Vicenc Villagrasa, Terry Pallot, Jorge Molina
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 10th, 2009

War of Kings: Who Will Rule? #1

The story begun in the "War of Kings" series continues on, but there are no kings present in this issue -- at least, no living kings.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Andrew Hennessy
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 10th, 2009

The Marvels Project #2

The untold history of the Marvel universe continues as multiple plots run parallel and will begin to intersect soon, hopefully.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Steve Epting
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
September 10th, 2009

Nomad: Girl Without a World #1

We catch up with Rikki “Bucky” Barnes as she comes to terms with her new life on an Earth not her own.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Sean McKeever
Artists:
David Baldeon
Reviewer:
James Hunt
September 9th, 2009

Dark Avengers/Uncanny X-Men: Exodus #1

Matt Fraction is joined by the art teams of “Dark Avengers” and “Uncanny X-Men” in this strong conclusion of “Utopia.”

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Mike Deodato, Terry Dodson, Rachel Dodson
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
September 9th, 2009

Thunderbolts #135

Nick Fury. Norman Osborn. The confrontation we’ve all been waiting for and it begins here.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Andy Diggle
Artists:
Miguel Sepulveda
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
September 9th, 2009

Cable #18

Cable and Hope attempt to give Bishop the slip. This time, in space.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Duane Swierczynski
Artists:
Gabriel Guzman
Reviewer:
James Hunt
September 9th, 2009

Immortal Weapons #2

Bride of Nine Spiders takes the center stage in this issue of "Immortal Weapons," which turns out to be a good old fashioned horror story.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Cullen Bunn, Duane Swierczynski
Artists:
Dan Brereton, Travel Foreman, Tom Palmer, Stefano Gaudino, Mark Pennington
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 9th, 2009

Incognito #6

Brubaker and Phillips conclude this series about a former superpowered criminal in the witness protection program strongly and set up future stories well.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Sean Phillips
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
September 8th, 2009

Marvel Zombies Return #1

Zombie Spider-Man arrives in a 60s-inspired Marvel Universe -- and chaos, naturally, ensues.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Nick Dragotta
Reviewer:
James Hunt
September 6th, 2009

Black Panther #8

New creative team, same old Black Panther? Not so much. Come on in and let's talk about things Wakandan.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Maberry
Artists:
Will Conrad
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 6th, 2009

Ghost Riders: Heaven's on Fire #2

The Ghost Rider Assassination League assembles! And Jason Aaron writes one hell of a story.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Roland Boschi
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
September 3rd, 2009

The Torch #1

I'm a page that fell out of a different book. There's nothing I can do. No context for me." So speaks Toro – Tom Raymond – to a Vision of a different stripe. Everything old is new again.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Alex Ross, Mike Carey
Artists:
Patrick Berkenkotter
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 2nd, 2009

Exiles #6

The third “Exiles” series concludes after six issues despite quality writing and art, sadly.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Salva Espin
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
September 1st, 2009

Invincible Iron Man #17

"World's Most Wanted" may be ten issues long now, but it's still tense and exciting.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Salvador Larroca
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 1st, 2009

Strange Tales #1

Independent creators take on the Marvel universe and nothing will be the same ever again. Probably. I think. Maybe?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Peter Bagge, Nick Bertozzi, Nicholas Gurewitch, Jason, James Kochalka, Michael Kupperman, John Leavitt, Junko Mizuno, Paul Pope, Johnny Ryan, Dash Shaw
Artists:
Peter Bagge, Nick Bertozzi, Molly Crabapple, Nicholas Gurewitch, Jason, James Kochalka, Michael Kupperman, Junko Mizuno, Paul Pope, Johnny Ryan, Dash Shaw
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
September 1st, 2009

The Incredible Hulk #601

Bruce Banner is back in action, and dealing with his first problem -- Skaar, the son of the Hulk.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak, Fred van Lente
Artists:
Ariel Olivetti, Michael Ryan
Reviewer:
James Hunt
August 31st, 2009

Hulk #14

Domino of X-Force guest stars as the Red Hulk finds himself targeted by assassins.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeph Loeb
Artists:
Ian Churchill, Mark Farmer
Reviewer:
James Hunt
August 29th, 2009

Guardians of the Galaxy #17

"We warned you that the fabric of the galaxy could not take this war." Or as Rocket Raccoon put it, "We told you so, told you so, told you so!" The Guardians aren't very happy with the Inhumans.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Brad Walker, Victor Olazaba, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 29th, 2009

New Avengers #58

Mockingbird finds herself alone against a foe who just took down Spider-Man, Spider-Woman, Ms. Marvel, Captain America, Clint Barton, and Cage. Things get a whole lot worse from there.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Bendis
Artists:
Stuart Immonen, Wade von Grawbadger
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 27th, 2009

Nova #28

It doesn't matter if you're relatively new to Marvel's space characters, "Nova" eagerly welcomes new readers.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Andrea DiVito
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 27th, 2009

Avengers: The Initiative #27

A done-in-one story about the effort to reclaim 42 (the Negative Zone prison), which Blastaar has taken over. Christos Gage does some of his best work in this issue.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Christos N. Gage
Artists:
Rafa Sandoval, Roger Bonet
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
August 26th, 2009

Incredible Hercules #133

“Incredible Hercules” is bi-weekly and the spotlight falls on Amadeus Cho here as he searches for his missing sister and the murderers of his parents.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente, Greg Pak
Artists:
Rodney Buchemi
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
August 25th, 2009

Dark Avengers #8

The X-Men's secret plan is finally revealed, and those who find the Dark Avengers annoying might appreciate the beat down that's about to happen.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Luke Ross, Rick Magyar, Mark Pennington, Luke Ross
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 25th, 2009

Dark X-Men: The Beginning #3

This lackluster mini-series ends with its best issue yet, but even these creators can’t rise above the limitations of the format.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Paul Cornell, Jason Aaron, Simon Spurrier
Artists:
Leonard Kirk, Jock, Paul Davidson
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
August 25th, 2009

Secret Warriors #7

Nick Fury robs a bank, and things get worse from there in this top-notch series from Jonathan Hickman.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Alessandro Vitti
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
August 25th, 2009

Dark Reign: Mr. Negative #3

We finally learn the origin of Mr. Negative, as he out-maneuvers the Hood.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Gianluca Gugliotta
Reviewer:
James Hunt
August 24th, 2009

X-Men Legacy #227

Rogue, Gambit, and Danger lend a helping hand during the events of “Utopia.”

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Dustin Weaver, Ed Tadeo
Reviewer:
James Hunt
August 24th, 2009

New Mutants #4

This reads like a throwback to an earlier era, but not in a good way.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Zeb Wells
Artists:
Diogenes Neves, Cam Smith, Ed Tadeo, Craig Yeung
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
August 24th, 2009

Fantastic Four #570

Jonathan Hickman's Reed Richards meets his match(es).

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Dale Eaglesham
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
August 24th, 2009

Mighty Avengers #28

The Young Avengers make an appearance in the "Mighty Avengers" this month as someone who is not quite an Avenger is causing trouble for Mighty Avengers and Stature wants to stop it.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Slott, Christos N. Gage
Artists:
Khoi Pham, Allen Martinez
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 21st, 2009

Daredevil #500

Brubaker ends his "Daredevil" run in grand fashion, and the issue is packed with great bonus material, too.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker, Andy Diggle, Ann Nocenti
Artists:
Michael Lark, Stefano Gaudiano, Klaus Janson, Chris Samnee, Paul Azaceta, Billy Tan, Batt, David Aja
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
August 20th, 2009

X-Factor #47

"X-Factor" is feeling a little too disjointed as its cast is spread out a bit too far in space and time.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Peter David
Artists:
Valentine de Landro, Pat Davidson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 20th, 2009

Punisher Noir #1

1928 in the Bronx, Frank Castelione raises his son all alone and struggles with the crooked realities of his neighborhood in this good first issue.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Frank Tieri
Artists:
Paul Azaceta
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
August 19th, 2009

Punisher: Frank Castle #73

An absurd and funny premise that’s killed by overly serious writing that doesn’t bring the funny. Victor Gischler does a Garth Ennis plot without asking how Ennis would write it.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Victor Gischler
Artists:
Goran Parlov
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
August 19th, 2009

Punisher #8

The Punisher takes on formerly dead supervillains that he killed — except they’re all losers, so who cares?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Tan Eng Huat
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
August 19th, 2009

X-Men Forever #5

The X-Men uncover a dark secret about the fate of mutantkind, while Wolverine is laid to rest and Storm’s betrayal is dealt with.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Claremont
Artists:
Tom Grummett, Cory Hamscher
Reviewer:
James Hunt
August 18th, 2009

Lockjaw and the Pet Avengers #4

The adventures of Ms. Lion and his merry band of Marvel pets and animal sidekicks conclude with a battle against Thanos. Yes, Ms. Lion versus Thanos.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Eliopoulos
Artists:
Ig Guara
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 17th, 2009

Captain America Theater of War: To Soldier On #1

Cap hits Iraq, and though the message of the story is clear, it's not a simple tale of heroic inspiration.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Paul Jenkins
Artists:
Fernando Blanco
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
August 16th, 2009

Cable #17

"Cable" blinks first after last month's cliffhanger, as Duane Swierczynski seems determined to see how long the status quo can remain.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Duane Swierczynski
Artists:
Paul Gulacy
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 16th, 2009

Marvel Divas #2

Ignore the annoying title. "Marvel Divas" is a remarkably fun comic.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
Artists:
Tonci Zonjic
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 16th, 2009

Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #1

6 months later, Spider-Man is back in action -- but so is the new villain, Mysterio.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Bendis
Artists:
David Lafuente
Reviewer:
James Hunt
August 13th, 2009

Incredible Hercules #132

Though not as good as everyone hyped it up to be, “Incredible Hercules” #132 has some funny moments and is a fun, enjoyable read.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak, Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Reilly Brown, Nelson DeCastro
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
August 11th, 2009

The Marvels Project #1

Ed Brubaker and Steve Epting go back to the beginning of the Marvel universe before the US joined World War II and superhumans had not yet influenced the war.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Steve Epting
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
August 11th, 2009
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