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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

Exiles #2

The best incarnation of "Exiles" yet brings the wit of Jeff Parker to the dimension-hopping team.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Salva Espin
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
May 5th, 2009

War Machine #5

The absurdity is cranked up, but Pak and Manco inject pathos as well.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak
Artists:
Leonardo Manco
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
May 4th, 2009

Dark Reign: The Cabal #1

Readers get a chance to see what members of Osborn’s “Cabal” do when they’re not in one of his meetings.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman, Matt Fraction, Rick Remender, Kieron Gillen, Peter Milligan
Artists:
Adi Granov, Daniel Acuna, Max Fiumara, Carmen Di Giandemenico, Tonci Zonjic
Reviewer:
James Hunt
May 2nd, 2009

Captain America Theater of War: A Brother in Arms #1

Jenkins provides a moralizing story of war, but it does have heart.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Paul Jenkins
Artists:
John McCrea, James Hodgkins, Allen Martinez, Victor Olazaba
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
May 1st, 2009

Ultimate Wolverine vs. Hulk #5

The penultimate issue of "Ultimate Wolverine vs. Hulk" is mostly a transition piece to get the characters to the conclusion, but it's an awfully entertaining transition.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Damon Lindelof
Artists:
Leinil Francis Yu
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 30th, 2009

Dark Avengers #4

The conclusion of the first storyarc finds Doom and Osborn in the past, while the Avengers continue to contend with Morgana le Fey in the present. Still?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Bendis
Artists:
Mike Deodato
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
April 29th, 2009

Immortal Iron Fist #25

Juan Doe comes in to illustrate a few dynamic pages as Danny Rand learns the truth of the first Iron Fist.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Duane Swierczynski
Artists:
Travel Foreman, Juan Doe, Tom Palmer
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
April 27th, 2009

Guardians of the Galaxy #13

Readers jumping on board because of the "War of Kings" are bound to be a little confused by this jumble of an issue.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Brad Walker, Victor Olazaba
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 26th, 2009

Skrull Kill Krew #1

A solid relaunch that's neither Morrison nor Millar but it's pretty good nonetheless.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Adam Felber
Artists:
Mark Robinson, Mike Getty
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
April 26th, 2009

Astonishing X-Men #29

Bianchi continues to astonish and there's plenty here to enjoy.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Simone Bianchi, Andrea Silvestri
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
April 26th, 2009

Ghost Rider #34

A return to the loose, fun grindhouse horror of the beginning of Jason Aaron’s run! Oh hells yes!

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Tony Moore
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
April 23rd, 2009

X-Force #14

Cable and X-Force continue their efforts to protect Hope from harm in a dystopian future, as the twin threats of both Stryfe and Apocalypse loom.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Craig Kyle, Christopher Yost
Artists:
Clayton Crain
Reviewer:
James Hunt
April 22nd, 2009

Daredevil #118

Daredevil's alliance with one of his greatest foes continues forward, with devastating consequences.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Michael Lark, John Lucas, Stefano Gaudiano
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 20th, 2009

Rampaging Wolverine #1

Four Wolverine stories presented in glorious monochrome.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Joshua Hale Fialkov, Chris Yost, Robin Furth, Ted McKeever,
Artists:
aco Diaz Luque, Mateus Santolouco, Nelson, Ted McKeever
Reviewer:
James Hunt
April 20th, 2009

X-Factor #42

Madrox travels to the future to join the Summers Rebellion alongside Layla Miller.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Peter David
Artists:
Valentine De Landro, Craig Yeung
Reviewer:
James Hunt
April 20th, 2009

Thor #601

The repercussions of last issue surface with Thor in exile and Balder considering Loki’s suggestion to emigrate to Latveria.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
J. Michael Straczynski
Artists:
Marco Djurdjevic, Danny Miki
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
April 20th, 2009

Mighty Avengers #24

This issue is a nice little standalone segment steeped in the goings-on across, and history of, the Marvel Universe. That, and the Avengers meet G.R.A.M.P.A.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Slott
Artists:
Rafa Sandoval, Roger Bonet Martinez
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 20th, 2009

Secret Invasion Aftermath: Beta Ray Bill: The Green of Eden #1

"Secret Invasion" the gift that keeps on giving. This issue focuses on everyone's favorite horse-faced, hammer-wielding substitute thunder god.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Dan Brereton, Stefano Gaudiano, Mark Pennington, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 18th, 2009

Uncanny X-Men #508

While plots gain little traction, Matt Fraction’s characterization skills more than make up for that. Greg Land’s art is the same as it always is, so it’s a ‘love it or hate it’ situation there.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Greg Land, Jay Leisten
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
April 17th, 2009

Amazing Spider-Man #591

The second part of the Fantastic Four team-up features Spider-Man unmasked before the Fantastic Four.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Slott
Artists:
Barry Kitson, Jesse Delperdang, Dale Eaglesham
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 16th, 2009

Squadron Supreme #10

This series has improved, at least on the artistic side, but it's still a bit of a mess.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Howard Chaykin
Artists:
Marco Checchetto
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
April 15th, 2009

Punisher #4

Remender writes a great Hood and Opena's art is what so many Marvel comics wish they could look like.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Jerome Opena
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
April 15th, 2009

Wolverine Noir #1

Another “Noir” book from Marvel where two genres are combined for no reason other than it might be fun. It’s not.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Stuart Moore
Artists:
C.P. Smith
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
April 14th, 2009

Dark Reign: Hawkeye #1

Bullseye is the new Hawkeye with Osborn’s Dark Avengers -- but for how long?

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Andy Diggle
Artists:
Tom Raney, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
James Hunt
April 14th, 2009

Marvel Zombies 4 #1

A new Midnight Sons team take on the ridiculous Marvel Zombies.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Fred Van Lente
Artists:
Kev Walker
Reviewer:
James Hunt
April 14th, 2009

Sub-Mariner Comics 70th Anniversary Special #1

Marvel continues to celebrate their septuagenarian publishing history with a tribute to Namor, the Sub-Mariner with work from Roy Thomas and Bill Everett, among others.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Roy Thomas, Mark Shultz, Bill Everett
Artists:
Mitch Breitweiser, Al Williamson, Bill Everett
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 14th, 2009
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