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Fantastic Four #7

James Robinson uses "Original Sin" to tell an emotional story of betrayal in "Fantastic Four" #7 Leonard Kirk capably handles the present day action, while Dean Haspiel steps in for a nostalgic-looking flashback.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Leonard Kirk, Karl Kesel, Rich Magyar, Dean Haspiel, Nolan Woodard
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
July 14th, 2014

Avengers #32

Jonathan Hickman deftly combines plot threads from "Original Sin" with his own storyline in "Avengers" #32, and he and Leinil Francis Yu generate a lot of wow, which just barely offsets the high-level talk and unanswered questions.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Leinil Francis Yu, Gerry Alanguilan
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
July 11th, 2014

Superior Foes of Spider-Man #13

Nick Spencer and Steve Lieber continue their romp through Spider-Man's rogues' gallery in "The Superior Foes of Spider-Man" #13 as Boomerang tries to pull his erstwhile team back together.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Nick Spencer
Artists:
Steve Lieber
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 11th, 2014

Daredevil #5

"Daredevil" #5 shows readers what the completely synchronous creative team of Mark Waid, Chris Samnee, Javier Rodriguez and Joe Caramagna can deliver, thanks to the appearance of Leapfrog and the death of Foggy Nelson.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Waid, Chris Samnee
Artists:
Chris Samnee
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 11th, 2014

Spider-Man 2099 #1

In "Spider-Man 2099" #1 by Peter David and Will Sliney, Miguel O'Hara must corral his hilariously self-centered plutocratic grandfather and fight off a time-travelling armored agent who has a mission to kill him.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Peter David
Artists:
Will Sliney
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
July 10th, 2014

Captain Marvel #5

"Captain Marvel" #5provides a revelation for the interest in Torfa and gives Carol Danvers renewed interest in fighting the bullies in this Kelly Sue DeConnick-written, David Lopez-drawn issue.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kelly Sue DeConnick
Artists:
David Lopez
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 10th, 2014

Amazing X-Men #9

"Amazing X-Men" #9 stumbles down in quality, as Craig Kyle, Chris Yost, and Carlos Barber's story loses speed, reuses bad character designs, and advances very little in the storyline.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Craig Kyle, Chris Yost
Artists:
Carlos Barberi, Walden Wong, Dave Meikis
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 10th, 2014

New Warriors #7

The New Warriors face a close encounter of the fourth kind with Jakarta's resident Inhumans after one of their own gets kidnapped in Christopher Yost and Marcus To's "New Warriors" #7.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Christopher Yost
Artists:
Marcus To
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
July 7th, 2014

Black Widow #8

"Black Widow" #8 by Nathan Edmondson and Phil Noto feels even more haunted than usual, suffused with melancholia and the specters of what-might-have-beens as she runs into the Winter Soldier on a train heist in Prague.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Nathan Edmondson
Artists:
Phil Noto
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
July 7th, 2014

Guardians of the Galaxy: Galaxy's Most Wanted #1

Will Corona Pilgrim and Andrea De Vito's "Guardians of the Galaxy: Galaxy's Most Wanted" #1 is a pointless done in one story that feels definitively like a movie-tie-in cash grab.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Will Corona Pilgrim
Artists:
Andrea De Vito
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
July 7th, 2014

Iron Fist: The Living Weapon #4

In “Iron Fist: The Living Weapon” #4 Kaare Andrews adds some new kinks to the relationship between Danny Rand and his interviewer while exhuming ghosts from Iron Fist's past.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kaare Andrews
Artists:
Kaare Andrews
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 7th, 2014

Captain America #22

In “Captain America” #22, writer Rick Remender sidelines Steve Rogers and busts open a portal to Dimension Z, while Carlos Pacheco draws the heck out of it all.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Carlos Pacheco, Mariano Taibo
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 7th, 2014

Moon Knight #5

Warren Ellis's plot for "Moon Knight" #5 is about as basic as you can get -- a fight through a building to save a hostage -- but Declan Shalvey and Jordie Bellaire's art is simply gorgeous.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Declan Shalvey
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 4th, 2014

Deadpool Vs. X-Force #1

"Deadpool Vs. X-Force" #1 by Duane Swierczynski and Pepe Larraz is retcons a new first encounter between the Merc with a Mouth and the New Mutants who would become X-Force.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Duane Swierczynski
Artists:
Pepe Larraz
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
July 4th, 2014

100th Anniversary Special: Fantastic Four #1

"100th Anniversary Special: Fantastic Four" #1, from writer Jen Van Meter and artist Joanna Estep gives readers a peek into 2061, where readers meet a legacy Fantastic Four.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jen Van Meter
Artists:
Joanna Estep
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 3rd, 2014

Original Sin #5

Jason Aaron and Mike Deodato deliver "The Secret History of Colonel Nicholas J. Fury," in "Original Sin" #5.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Mike Deodato
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 2nd, 2014

Rocket Raccoon #1

Skottie Young's "Rocket Raccoon" #1 is a gorgeous, funny ride that simple revels in having a good time.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Skottie Young
Artists:
Skottie Young
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
July 1st, 2014

Legendary Star-Lord #1

"Legendary Star-Lord" #1 sets Peter Quill off on a solo adventure written by Sam Humphries and drawn by Paco Medina.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Sam Humphries
Artists:
Paco Medina, Juan Vlasco
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 1st, 2014

Original Sins #2

"Original Sins" #2 puts a spotlight on the Black Knight, written by Frank Tieri with art from Raffaele Ienco, Ryan North and Ramon Villalobos while Ty Templeton shows off a two-page Howard the Duck tale.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Frank Tieri, Ryan North, Ty Templeton
Artists:
Raffaele Ienco, Ramon Villalobos, Ty Templeton
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 30th, 2014

All-New Ultimates #4

The ladies get some downtime and the Snakes get back to snakin' in Michel Fiffe and Amilcar Pinna's "All-New Ultimates" #4.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Michel Fiffe
Artists:
Amilcar Pinna
Reviewer:
Matt Little
June 27th, 2014

Amazing Spider-Man #3

"The Amazing Spider-Man" #3 pits Black Cat against her frequent ally and companion, Spider-Man, in a story written by Dan Slott and drawn by Humberto Ramos.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Slott, Christos Gage
Artists:
Humberto Ramos, Victor Olazaba
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 27th, 2014

Guardians of the Galaxy #16

In "Guardians of the Galaxy" #16, Brian Bendis and artists Nick Bradshaw and David Marquez check in on confrontations with the Kree, the Skrulls, the Spartoi, Badoon and Shi'Ar.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Nick Bradshaw, David Marquez, Jason Masters
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 27th, 2014

New Avengers Annual #1

In “New Avengers Annual” #1, Frank Barbiere and Marco Rudy reveal just how much Stephen Strange's recent transactions have affected the Sorcerer Supreme.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Frank Barberie
Artists:
Marco Rudy
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 26th, 2014

Original Sin: Hulk Vs. Iron Man #1

"Original Sin" #3.1 goes back to the gamma bomb construction in Bruce Banner's pre-Hulk days, but now includes an appearance from Tony Stark, thanks to Kieron Gillen, Mark Waid and Mark Bagley.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Waid, Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Andrew Hennessey
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 26th, 2014

Savage Hulk #1

"Savage Hulk" #1 has some gorgeous art from Alan Davis and Mark Farmer, but Davis's story -- set immediately after the original "X-Men" #66 -- feels sadly unenergetic.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Alan Davis
Artists:
Alan Davis, Mark Farmer
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 26th, 2014

Ms. Marvel #5

"Ms. Marvel" #5 has G. Willow Wilson and Adrian Alphona show us Kamala growing into her role as a superhero, but even a typically-standard training montage is joyous thanks to these creators.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
G. Willow Wilson
Artists:
Adrian Alphona
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 25th, 2014

Elektra #3

Elektra's quest for Cape Crow takes her and his son Kento to his underwater liar that results in a surprise showdown in W. Haden Blackman and Michael Del Mundo's "Elektra" #3.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
W. Haden Blackman
Artists:
Michael Del Mundo
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
June 23rd, 2014

Uncanny X-Men #22

It's the X-Men vs S.H.I.E.L.D., but only sort of, in Brian Michael Bendis and Chris Bachalo's "Uncanny X-Men" #22.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Chris Bachalo, Tim Townsend, Marc Deering, Mark Irwin, Jaime Mendoza, Victor Olazaba, Al Vey
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
June 23rd, 2014

Daredevil #4

Mark Waid and Chris Samnee wrap up their first storyline in the new "Daredevil" series, but this story with the Owl and the Shroud more of a "to be continued later" setup than a definitive conclusion.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Waid
Artists:
Chris Samnee
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 23rd, 2014

Thor: God of Thunder #23

Jason Aaron and Esad Ribic bring readers the final riveting chapter of "The Last Days of Midgard" in "Thor: God of Thunder" #23.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Esad Ribic
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 20th, 2014

Original Sin #4

Jason Aaron takes an odd mix of characters and settings, and makes a pretty decent story in "Original Sin" #4, despite a subdued pace and one-dimensional dialogue.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Mike Deodato
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
June 19th, 2014

Thunderbolts #27

Ben Acker and Ben Blacker return to the Thunderbolts and bring about a difference of opinion as Frank Castle decides to take a different path from the team in "Thunderbolts" #27.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ben Acker, Ben Blacker
Artists:
Carlo Barberi, Carlos Cuevas
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 19th, 2014

Nova #18

In "Nova" #18, Gerry Duggan and David Baldeon send Sam Alexander to the moon, where the fledgling Nova finds himself drawn into the "Original Sin" event.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Gerry Duggan
Artists:
David Baldeon, Terry Pallot
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 19th, 2014

She-Hulk #5

In "She-Hulk" #5 by Charles Soule and Ron Wimberly, She-Hulk and her crack legal team of Angie Huang and Hellcat investigate leads about the Blue File and a mysterious lawsuit that no one remembers.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Charles Soule
Artists:
Ron Wimberly
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
June 16th, 2014

Captain Marvel #4

Captain Marvel tries to rise above politics to help save a people from certain death in Kelly Sue DeConnick and David Lopez's "Captain Marvel" #4.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kelly Sue DeConnick
Artists:
David Lopez
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
June 16th, 2014

All-New Invaders #6

An "Original Sin" tie-in issue, "All-New Invaders" #6 introduces Radiance, from writer James Robinson and artist Marc Laming.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Marc Laming
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 16th, 2014

Deadpool #30

Deadpool and Dazzler team up to fight vampires in "Deadpool" #30, an "Original Sin" tie-in issue from Gerry Duggan, Brian Posehn and artist John Lucas.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Posehn, Gerry Duggan
Artists:
John Lucas
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 16th, 2014

Original Sins #1

The events of Original Sin stir up secrets and consequences for Deathlok, the Young Avengers and Lockjaw in "Original Sins" #1.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Nathan Edmondson, Ryan North, Stuart Moore
Artists:
Mike Perkins, Ryan Villalobos, Rick Geary
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
June 13th, 2014

Nightcrawler #3

"Nightcrawler" #3 continues to use an intensely boring new villain, Trimega, but Chris Claremont and Todd Nauck's scenes with Nightcrawler among the X-Men save the book from crashing and burning.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Claremont
Artists:
Todd Nauck
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 12th, 2014

Figment #1

A scientist's mesmonic invention conjures a dragon friend he created as a child and then sends them both through some sort of portal in Jim Zub and Felipe Andrade's "Figment" #1.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jim Zub
Artists:
Felipe Andrade
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
June 12th, 2014

Amazing Spider-Man #1.2

"Amazing Spider-Man" #1.2 is the second installment of Dan Slott's story, graced with Ramon Pérez artwork, about the evolution of Spider-Man and Peter Parker.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Slott
Artists:
Ramon Perez
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 12th, 2014

All-New X-Men #28

"All-New X-Men" #28 moves the present storyline of the past X-Men fighting the future renegades forward, and also fills in the "Battle of the Atom" backstory, courtesy Bendis, Immonen, and von Grawbadger.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Stuart Immonen, Wade von Grawbadger
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 11th, 2014

Uncanny X-Men Special #1

"Uncanny X-Men Special" #1 kicks off a crossover story between Cyclops' X-Men team, Iron Man, and Nova, but Sean Ryan and Ron Ackins's story feels startlingly average.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Sean Ryan
Artists:
Ron Ackins, Norman Lee, Roberto Poggi, Terry Pallot
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 11th, 2014

Cyclops #2

The Corsair's less-than-spotless reputation stirs up a little trouble during the father-son duo's intergalactic road trip in Greg Rucka and Russell Dauterman's "Cyclops" #2.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
Russell Dauterman
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
June 9th, 2014

Loki: Agent of Asgard #5

The real nature of the mission and the real agent of Asgard are both revealed in Al Ewing and Lee Garbett's "Loki: Agent of Asgard" #5.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Al Ewing
Artists:
Lee Garbett
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
June 9th, 2014

Amazing X-Men #8

Ed McGuinness returns to the title with new writing duo Craig Kyle and Chris Yost as "Amazing X-Men" #8 opens up "World War Wendigo!"

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Craig Kyle, Chris Yost
Artists:
Ed McGuinness, Mark Farmer
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 9th, 2014

Moon Knight #4

In "Moon Knight" #6 by Warren Ellis and Declan Shalvey, Marc Spector makes his way into a persistent group dream that is driving the subjects of a sleep research project mad.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Declan Shalvey
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
June 9th, 2014

Black Widow #7

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Nathan Edmondson
Artists:
Phil Noto
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
June 9th, 2014

Captain America #21

"Captain America" #21 draws to a close Rick Remender's "The Iron Nail" storyline. And as with all war stories, a terrible price must be paid.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Nic Klein
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 6th, 2014

Miles Morales: Ultimate Spider-Man #2

After last issue's surprising return, Brian Michael Bendis and Dave Marquez bring back more surprise characters with surprising agendas in "Miles Morales: Ultimate Spider-Man" #2.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Dave Marquez
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 4th, 2014
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