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Uncanny X-Men #511

Matt Fraction's X-Men is about humanity moreso than mutancy. And the characters shine through.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Greg Land, Terry Dodson, Jay Leisten, Rachel Dodson
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
June 12th, 2009

Wolverine #74

Not-quite-but-almost-final issue that concludes the two stories began in #73. Some good work here from current Wolverine writers Daniel Way and Jason Aaron with fantastic art by Tommy Lee Edwards and former “Wolverine” artist Adam Kubert.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Daniel Way, Jason Aaron
Artists:
Tommy Lee Edwards, Adam Kubert, Mark Farmer
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 10th, 2009

War of Kings: Savage World of Skaar #1

The "War of Kings" continues to rage across the Marvel Universe, touching down upon Sakaar and crossing paths with Skaar.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage
Artists:
Graham Nolan, Reilly Brown, Nelson DeCastro
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 9th, 2009

Ultimatum #4

The event juggernaut rolls ever onwards as more characters face death and the Ultimates take the fight to Magneto.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeph Loeb
Artists:
David Finch, Danny Miki
Reviewer:
James Hunt
June 9th, 2009

Lockjaw and the Pet Avengers #2

"Lockjaw and the Pet Avengers" is thoroughly silly, but in a nice and cute way.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Eliopoulos
Artists:
Ig Guara
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 9th, 2009

Beta Ray Bill: Godhunter #1

Beta Ray Bill sets out to find – and slay – Galactus.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen, Walter Simonson
Artists:
Kano, Alvaro Lopez, Walter Simonson
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 8th, 2009

Skaar: Son of Hulk #11

“Planet Skaar” begins here after last month’s prologue issue with Skaar in human form and ready to die.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak
Artists:
Ron Lim, Dan Panosian
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 4th, 2009

Mighty Avengers #25

The adventures of Henry Pym's Avengers continue with an attempt to reclaim the Dimensional Wave Inducer from the Baxter Building, home of the Fantastic Four. Oh, by the way, Reed Richards doesn't want to give it up.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Slott
Artists:
Stephen Segovia, Noah Salonga
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 4th, 2009

Agents Of Atlas #6

This may be issue #6 of "Agents of Atlas", but the stories within continue to be timeless tales waiting to be read and re-read. To help make this issue more timeless, Namor makes an appearance and offers some insight.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Gabriel Hardman
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 3rd, 2009

Astonishing Tales #5

As an artist and writer showcase, this issue fails. As a series of stories that matter at all, it fails even worse.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
C. B. Cebulski, Daniel Merlin Goodbrey, Frank Tieri, Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Kenneth Rocafort, Lou Kang, Craig Yeung, Marco Turini, Nick Pitarra
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
June 3rd, 2009

Captain Britain and MI:13 Annual #1

Paul Cornell reveals what happened to Meggan after she parted ways with Captain Britain, but this issue doesn’t quite live up to the standard set by the main book.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Paul Cornell
Artists:
Mike Collins, Livesay, Adrian Alphona
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 2nd, 2009

Exiles #3

The Exiles continue their Tellus-inspired missions and find themselves opposing those they would once call friends. This issue sees their first mission in this series end, but not the way you would expect.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Casey Jones, Salva Espin
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 2nd, 2009

Wolverine #72

Old Man Logan finally gets his claws out, to the surprise of no-one.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Millar
Artists:
Steve McNiven, Dexter Vines
Reviewer:
James Hunt
June 2nd, 2009

New Avengers: The Reunion #4

Clint and Bobbi finally reach some resolution in their relationship, and find time to bring down the bad guys too.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jim McCann
Artists:
David Lopez, Alvaro Lopez
Reviewer:
James Hunt
June 2nd, 2009

War of Kings #4

"War of Kings" manages to be both a huge science-fiction war epic, and a quiet, personal story all wrapped up into one. How'd that happen?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Rick Magyar
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 2nd, 2009

Ultimate Spider-Man #133

The series comes to a sad close with a moment of silence by Bendis and Immonen.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Stuart Immonen, Wade Von Grawbadger
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
June 2nd, 2009

Punisher MAX: Naked Kill #1

There’s very little original in this story about a torture porn ring, and Frank Castle’s attempt to kill them all with cleaning and office supplies.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Maberry
Artists:
Laurence Campbell
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 1st, 2009

Dark Avengers #5

Norman Osborn speaks his piece regarding the on-air attack from the original Hawkeye. Noh-Varr has some questions about human life. BullsHawkeye gets a tap from Ares and develops a bit of a grudge.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Bendis
Artists:
Mike Deodato
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 1st, 2009

New Mutants #2

Everything old is new again, especially the old "New Mutants" and their new, old foe who could also have been counted among the team's friends once upon a time.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Zeb Wells
Artists:
Diogenes Neves, Cam Smith, Ed Tadeo
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 1st, 2009

Incredible Hercules #129

Herc and Amadeus journey into the underworld, but it's a bit different than you might expect.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak, Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Ryan Stegman, Terry Pallot
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
May 31st, 2009

The Amazing Spider-Man #595

"American Son" sets sail in this issue and Spider-Man's world will never be the same. What? You've heard that before? Really?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Joe Kelly
Artists:
Phil Jimenez, Andy Lanning
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 30th, 2009

Ms. Marvel #39

Norman Osborn's "Dark Reign" continues to cast its shadow on the Marvel Universe. "Ms. Marvel" adds some more deception to those shadows and blatantly lies about it.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Reed
Artists:
Sana Takeda
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 30th, 2009

Spider-Man: The Short Halloween #1

It's a case of mistaken identity for Spider-Man one Halloween, as written by a pair of SNL cast members, and drawn by Kevin Maguire.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Bill Hader, Seth Meyers
Artists:
Kevin Maguire
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
May 28th, 2009

Guardians of the Galaxy #14

"With Guardians of Galaxy, even dull moments are quite fraught." When a dog has this to say about a comic, it's got to be good.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Brad Walker, Victor Olazaba
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 28th, 2009

Dark Reign: The Hood #1

The Hood struggles to balance his personal and professional lives as leader of a super-villain syndicate.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Kyle Hotz
Reviewer:
James Hunt
May 28th, 2009

New Avengers #53

Who will be the next Sorcerer Supreme? You’ll find out here! And does Spider-Man want to hook up with Iron Fist? Mmmmmmmmaybe!

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Bendis
Artists:
Billy Tan, Matt Banning
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
May 27th, 2009

Ghost Rider #35

The ongoing adventures of Johnny Blaze come to an end and Tony Moore draws the ugliness.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Tony Moore
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
May 27th, 2009

Wolverine Origins #36

The cover tells you everything you need to know about this issue, which concludes a story whose only point was ending in a certain way.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Daniel Way
Artists:
Doug Braithwaite, Bill Reinhold, Andrew Hennessy, Kris Justice
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
May 26th, 2009

X-Men Forever Alpha #1

Reprints X-Men (Vol. 2) #1-3 as a primer for the forthcoming series, "X-Men Forever."

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Claremont
Artists:
Jim Lee, Scott Williams, Tom Grummett, Cory Hamscher
Reviewer:
James Hunt
May 26th, 2009

X-Force #15

Everyone out to kill and or save the mutant messiah? Yes, that's still going on, but with nice Clayton Crain art.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Craig Kyle, Christopher Yost
Artists:
Clayton Crain
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
May 26th, 2009

Punisher #5

Rick Remender's run on "Punisher" might be firmly set in the Marvel Universe, but it reminds me of Garth Ennis' "Punisher" MAX adults-only series.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Jerome Opena
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 22nd, 2009

Captain America #50

Bucky celebrates his birthday the only way he knows how -- fighting.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Luke Ross, Rick Magyar, Marcos Martin, Fred Hembeck
Reviewer:
James Hunt
May 20th, 2009

Hulk #12

"Hulk" dishes up more dumb fun, but having the other Defenders in the mix with the Red Hulk somehow makes it more entertaining than normal.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeph Loeb
Artists:
Ed McGuinness, Dexter Vines, Mark Farmer
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 19th, 2009

Fantastic Four #566

An entire issue devoted to the coming of Doom’s master. The tension is high, but the content is lacking.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Millar
Artists:
Bryan Hitch, Cam Smith, Andrew Currie
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
May 19th, 2009

Captain Britain and MI-13 #13

Captain Britain and MI-13 are dealt a definitive blow by Dracula and his cohorts.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Paul Cornell
Artists:
Adrian Syaf, Leonard Kirk, Craig Yeung, Jay Leisten,
Reviewer:
James Hunt
May 19th, 2009

Dark Reign: Young Avengers #1

A new team of Young Avengers emerges, but are they are heroic as they think?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Paul Cornell
Artists:
Mark Brooks
Reviewer:
James Hunt
May 19th, 2009

Uncanny X-Men #510

Fraction and Land give us an attack on the new X-base, and it's all chaos and evil smiles.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Greg Land, Jay Leisten
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
May 19th, 2009

Agents of Atlas #5

The big fight between the New Avengers and the Agents of Atlas, and it's a good-looking one.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Carlo Pagulayan, Jason Paz
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
May 19th, 2009

Lockjaw and the Pet Avengers #1

The Avengers franchise expands yet again, this time to allow "Lockjaw and the Pet Avengers" a chance to shine as an all ages tour de force.

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

Black Panther #4

Four issues in and the "new" Black Panther still has not pulled on the cowl. We do, however, get treated to some jungle action featuring Man-Ape. Thanks Marvel.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Reginald Hudlin
Artists:
Ken Lashley, Paul Neary
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 17th, 2009

Secret Warriors #4

Hickman sets the stage for a massive showdown next issue.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman, Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Stefano Caselli
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
May 16th, 2009

Dark Reign: Hawkeye #2

This delightfully brutal series takes a bizarre turn at the end, but perhaps not for the best.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Andy Diggle
Artists:
Tom Raney, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
May 16th, 2009

New Mutants #1

The original New Mutants reunite in a new title! And it's not bad at all. . .

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Zeb Wells
Artists:
Diogene Neves, Cam Smith, Ed Tadeo
Reviewer:
James Hunt
May 13th, 2009

Wolverine #73

Two stories feature looks into different aspects of Wolverine's life, producing two entertaining and strong stories that might draw in some of the movie viewers.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron, Daniel Way
Artists:
Adam Kubert, Mark Farmer, Tommy Lee Edwards
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
May 13th, 2009

War of Kings #3

The tide appears set to turn in this issue, as the Inhumans and Kree realize the sheer numbers stacked against them. Complicating matters further is the revelation of a turncoat, casting lots with a most unexpected ally.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Rick Magyar
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 12th, 2009

Ms. Marvel #38

Ms. Marvel does not appear in this book, unless you're talking about the "new" Ms. Marvel, formerly Moonstone.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Reed
Artists:
Rebekah Isaacs
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 10th, 2009

Fin Fang Four Return #1

Fin Fang Foom and some other mega monsters of yesteryear find themselves dealing with some rather unfortunate circumstances, just for the amusement of the reader. Oh, and Wolverine only appears once.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Roger Langridge, Scott Gray
Artists:
Roger Langridge
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 7th, 2009

Thunderbolts #131

Deadpool fights the Thunderbolts alongside his good friend, the Taskmaster.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Andy Diggle
Artists:
Bong Dazo, Joe Pimentel
Reviewer:
James Hunt
May 6th, 2009

Amazing Spider-Man #593

Spider-Man works overtime to convince New Yorkers that he’s not a threat while trying to get the image of Aunt May in bed with J. Jonah Jameson, Sr. out of his head.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Waid
Artists:
Mike McKone, Andy Lanning, Karl Kesel
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
May 6th, 2009

Free Comic Book Day 2009 Avengers #1

A great introduction to the current “Dark Reign” Marvel Universe with the New and Dark Avengers teaming up to save the world from a Frost Giant.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Jim Cheung, Mark Morales
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
May 6th, 2009
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