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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

Black Panther #7

As novelist Jonathan Maberry comes on board "Black Panther," fans of Christopher Priest's run might find something they like.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Maberry, Reginald Hudlin
Artists:
Will Conrad
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 10th, 2009

Amazing Spider-Man #601

Spidey attempts to make a date with a newly-returned MJ. What could possibly go wrong?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Waid
Artists:
Mario Alberti
Reviewer:
James Hunt
August 10th, 2009

Uncanny X-Men #514

Nothing much happens in the fourth part of “Utopia.” Cyclops plans, the Dark X-Men beat up some weak Sentinels, and... stuff?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Terry Dodson, Rachel Dodson
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
August 10th, 2009

Ultimate Comics Avengers #1

The Ultimate line kicks off its relaunch with Mark Millar’s return to the line as he’s partnered with Carlos Pacheco and writing the characters he ‘Ultimatized’ years ago in “The Ultimates.”

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Millar
Artists:
Carlos Pacheco, Danny Miki
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
August 10th, 2009

Dark Reign: Zodiac #2

This savage little comic has turned into the best "Dark Reign" spin-off so far.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Joe Casey
Artists:
Nathan Fox
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
August 5th, 2009

War Machine #8

War Machine's attempts to shut down Ultimo bring him into direct conflict with his former West Coast Avengers allies and the C.E.O. of Stark Solutions.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak
Artists:
Leonardo Manco
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 5th, 2009

Iron Man & the Armor Wars #1

Old school Iron Man fans might be crying "Foul!" over this book, but the original Armor Wars was over twenty years ago. Things have changed, and this story is definitely targeted at a modern audience.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Joe Caramagna
Artists:
Craig Rousseau
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 5th, 2009

Ultimatum: X-Men Requiem #1

"They didn't ask to be different or to be heroes" is the epitaph etched into the memorial built upon the grounds of Charles Xavier's School for Gifted Children in Westchester, New York. I didn't ask for this book to be good. Looks

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Aron E. Coleite
Artists:
Ben Oliver
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 4th, 2009

War of Kings #6

"War of Kings" has an explosive conclusion, but be warned that there's still an epilogue issue a month away.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Rick Magyar, Andrew Hennessy
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 4th, 2009

Captain America: Reborn #2

Steve Rogers is alive – but can his friends get to him in time?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Bryan Hitch, Butch Guice
Reviewer:
James Hunt
August 4th, 2009

Luke Cage Noir #1

Luke Cage fits perfectly into the Noir milieu, and with art by Shawn Martinborough you can't go wrong.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mike Benson, Adam Glass
Artists:
Shawn Martinbrough
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
August 4th, 2009

Invincible Iron Man #16

Madame Masque gets extra-creepy and things go boom in another good installment of "World's Most Wanted."

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Salvador Larroca
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
August 4th, 2009

Dark Reign: The Goblin Legacy #1

The illustrated history of the Green Goblin, including a reprint of Amazing Spider-Man #39 and #40

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Stan Lee
Artists:
John Romita Sr., Mickey Demeo
Reviewer:
James Hunt
August 3rd, 2009

Ultimatum #5

Marvel's Ultimate Snuff Comic comes to an end, and the Ultimate Universe will never be the same, but who cares?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeph Loeb
Artists:
David Finch, Danny Miki
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
August 1st, 2009

Kid Colt #1

This "Kid Colt" one-shot is really a compilation of four eight-page installments, and that original format didn't do this story any favors.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Tom DeFalco
Artists:
Rick Burchett
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 29th, 2009

Fantastic Four #569

The Millar/Hitch run ends with the two barely involved. That doesn’t seem to matter since Stuart Immonen draws this extra-sized issue and he sure does draw the hell out of it.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Millar, Joe Ahearne
Artists:
Stuart Immonen, Wade von Grawbadger, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 29th, 2009

Dark Reign: The Sinister Spider-Man #2

Bachalo's art is the highlight of this otherwise erratic issue.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Reed
Artists:
Chris Bachalo, Rob Desalvo, Townsend, Mendoza, Sibal
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
July 29th, 2009

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz #8

The first installment of the Marvel interpretation of this literary classic draws to a close. Don't weep. A follow-up tale is already in progress.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Eric Shanower
Artists:
Skottie Young
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 28th, 2009

Marvel Adventures Spider-Man #53

Marvel Adventures hits the rest button here, setting a new course for "Marvel Adventures Spider-Man" under new writer Paul Tobin.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Paul Tobin
Artists:
Matteo Lolli, Christian Vecchia
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 28th, 2009

Thunderbolts #134

Melissa Gold – Songbird – goes all "Blues Brothers" and tries to get the band back together to take a run at toppling Norman Osborn. Some of the band members are less than interested.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Andy Diggle
Artists:
Miguel Sepulveda
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 28th, 2009

New Avengers #55

The Hood and his gang manage to pull one over on the New Avengers with their anti-powers bomb.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Bendis
Artists:
Stuart Immonen, Wade Von Grawbadger
Reviewer:
James Hunt
July 28th, 2009

Dark X-Men: The Beginning #2

Three more stories detailing how the members of the Dark X-Men joined the group. Serviceable at best, tedious and awful at worst.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Paul Cornell, Marc Bernardin, Adam Freeman, Rob Williams
Artists:
Leonard Kirk, Michel Lacombe, Paco Diaz, Guillermo Ortego
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 27th, 2009

Avengers: Initiative #26

". . . mark my words, no state will escape my attention," says Norman Osborn. We all know what a creep Osborn is, right, kids?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Christos N. Gage
Artists:
Rafa Sandoval, Roger Bonet
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 25th, 2009

Guardians of the Galaxy #16

The Guardians of the Galaxy travel to the future and meet the... Guardians of the Galaxy? Oh, and the universe is doomed. Crap.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Wes Craig
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 23rd, 2009

Captain Britain and MI-13 #15

Captain Britain and MI-13 face down Dracula’s invasion force in the series’ concluding issue.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Paul Cornell
Artists:
Leonard Kirk, Jay Leisten
Reviewer:
James Hunt
July 22nd, 2009

X-Force #17

This issue wraps up the threads dangling from the previous arc with a visit from H.A.M.M.E.R., some slashing, and much exploding.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Craig Kyle, Christopher Yost
Artists:
Mike Choi, Sonia Oback
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 21st, 2009

The Amazing Spider-Man #600

If you always wanted to see Hydro-Man escape via toilet, then this book is for you. Of course, the fact that this thing clocks in at 100 pages might interest you too. Oh, and Octo-hostages, but no Octo-mom.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Slott, Jeph Loeb, Stan Lee, Mark Waid, Ed Brubaker, Matt Fraction, Bob Gale, Marc Guggenheim, Zeb Wells, Brian Michael Bendis, Joe Kelly
Artists:
John Romita Jr., Klaus Janson, Mike McKone, Andy Lanning, Marcos Martin, Colleen Doran, Mario Alberti, Mitch Breitweiser, Derec Donovan, Max Fiumara
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 21st, 2009

Dark Wolverine #76

Logan’s son is Norman Osborn’s Wolverine and he harkens back to Logan’s early days in the X-Men where no one knew what to make of him — or if to really trust him.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Daniel Way, Marjorie Liu
Artists:
Giuseppe Camuncoli, Onofrio Catacchio
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 21st, 2009

Incognito #5

"Incognito" nears its conclusion, but it's no less enthralling; if anything, it's even more so, now.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Sean Phillips
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 21st, 2009

Immortal Weapons #1

The true history of Fat Cobra is not what you would expect — it’s much better. Jason Aaron delivers an incredibly strong story backed up by great art.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron, Duane Swierczynski
Artists:
Mico Suayan, Travel Foreman, Stefano Gaudiano, Roberto de la Torre, Khari Evans, Victor Olazaba, Michael Lark, Arturo Lozzi
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 21st, 2009

Nova #27

The Ryders and the Nova Corps face the consequences of war.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Andrea DiVito
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
July 21st, 2009

X-Factor #46

Doom offers help to Layla and Madrox, while Darwin fights a mind-controlled Monet

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Peter David
Artists:
Marco Santucci, Pat Davidson
Reviewer:
James Hunt
July 15th, 2009

Mighty Avengers #27

"Oh my God. He Alpha Flighted 'em." That's right, true believer; some folks get Alpha Flighted in this very issue. Who? Well, that would be spoiling.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Slott, Christos N. Gage
Artists:
Khoi Pham, Allen Martinez
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 15th, 2009

Lockjaw and the Pet Avengers #3

Delightful fun for young readers and fans of all things Marvel.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Eliopoulos
Artists:
Ig Guara
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
July 15th, 2009

Ms. Marvel #41

Moonstone fights to recover the Storyteller babies while Deadpool and the New Avengers do the same.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Reed
Artists:
Sergio Arino
Reviewer:
James Hunt
July 14th, 2009

New Mutants #3

Zeb Wells definitely seems to understand the old "New Mutants" title, but the question still remains on if this can be more than a nostalgia trip.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Zeb Wells
Artists:
Diogenes Neves, Cam Smith, Norman Lee
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 14th, 2009
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