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Daredevil #36

"Daredevil" #36 finishes off Mark Waid's first series as it leads directly into the next, where Waid and artist Chris Samnee deliver a tensely-paced and satisfying conclusion that sets a permanent new direction for the character.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Waid
Artists:
Chris Samnee
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
February 20th, 2014

Wolverine and the X-Men #41

Following the events of the Hellfire Saga, Toad is forced to leave the Jean Grey School and seeks a second chance elsewhere in Jason Aaron, Pepe Larraz and Todd Nauck's "Wolverine and the X-Men" 41.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Pepe Larraz, Todd Nauck
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
February 17th, 2014

Superior Spider-Man #27

The Goblin War kicks off in Dan Slott, Giuseppe Camuncoli and John Dell's "Superior Spider-Man" #27 as Otto Octavius' web of secrets quickly unravels.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Slott
Artists:
Giuseppe Camuncoli, John Dell
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
February 14th, 2014

Thor: God of Thunder #19.NOW

Future King Thor returns to Jason Aaron's tales of the thunder god in the Esad Ribic drawn "Thor: God of Thunder" #19.NOW as Roxxon returns to gain Thor's notice.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Esad Ribic
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 14th, 2014

All-New X-Men #23

Crossing the halfway mark in "The Trial of Jean Grey," Brian Bendis and Stuart Immonen bring in plenty of cosmic characters, some excitement and a surprise or two in "All-New X-Men" #23.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Stuart Immonen, Wade Von Grawbadger
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 13th, 2014

X-Force #1

"X-Force" #1 makes its All-New Marvel NOW! debut from writer Simon Spurrier and artist Rock-He Kim, but falls horribly short of involving readers in its mission despite repe.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Simon Spurrier
Artists:
Rock-He Kim
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 13th, 2014

She-Hulk #1

Charles Soule and Javier Pulido's "She-Hulk" #1 leans a little too much on the lawyer at the expense of the superhero, but overall it's a strong opening for a character well deserving of the spotlight.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Charles Soule
Artists:
Javier Pulido
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
February 12th, 2014

Winter Soldier: The Bitter March #1

"Winter Soldier: The Bitter March" #1 doesn't feature the lead character all that much, but Rick Remender and Roland Boschi nonetheless deliver a nice start to a cold war period piece with the same kind of feel as a classic S.H.I.E.L.D. thr

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Roland Boschi
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
February 12th, 2014

Mighty Avengers #6

Although things seem to finally be winding down for Luke Cage and his crew in Al Ewing and Valerio Schiti's "Mighty Avengers" #6, the peace isn't destined to last long.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Al Ewing
Artists:
Valerio Schiti
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
February 10th, 2014

Black Widow #3

Natasha makes a fatal mistake that she must go to extreme lengths to correct in Nathan Edmondson and Phil Noto's "Black Widow" #3.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Nathan Edmondson
Artists:
Phil Noto
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
February 10th, 2014

Iron Man #21

Kieron Gillen's "Iron Metropolitan" story carries on in "Iron Man" #21, and while centered around a neat idea, the actual execution weakens the issue, especially Joe Bennett and Scott Hanna's new characters bearing strong sim

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Joe Bennett, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
February 10th, 2014

All-New Invaders #2

The old Invaders start to reunite in "All-New Invaders" #2, and are looking good as drawn by Steve Pugh and Guru-eFX. Writer James Robinson makes this reunion fun, but relies on a few too many contrivances to hold it together.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Steve Pugh
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
February 7th, 2014

Captain America #16.NOW

"Captain America" #16.NOW doesn't do much to showcase Marvel Comics' super soldier, choosing instead to deliver a story about Jet Black by writer Rick Remender and artist Pascal Alixe.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Pascal Alixe
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 7th, 2014

Loki: Agent of Asgard #1

Asgard's least trustworthy secret agent crosses paths with the Avengers in Al Ewing and Lee Garbett's "Loki: Agent of Asgard" #1.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Al Ewing
Artists:
Lee Garbett
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
February 6th, 2014

Ms. Marvel #1

In G. Willow Wilson and Adrian Alphona's "Ms. Marvel" #1, Kamala Khan is tired of the rules that keep her from being a "normal" American teenager. With the detonation of the Inhuman terrigen bomb, however, all that's about to

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
G. Willow Wilson
Artists:
Adrian Alphona
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
February 6th, 2014

Wolverine #1

Logan grabs a gun and strikes a pose on the cover of "Wolverine" #1, which features Paul Cornell's writing and Ryan Stegman's pencils.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Paul Cornell
Artists:
Ryan Stegman, Mark Morales
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 5th, 2014

The Punisher #1

Frank Castle has set up shop in Los Angeles in "The Punisher" #1 by Nathan Edmondson and Mitch Gerads, where both the scenery and his disposition are a little brighter, but his war on crime still yields a high body count.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Nathan Edmondson
Artists:
Mitch Gerads
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
February 5th, 2014

X-Men #10.NOW

It does Brian Wood, Kris Anka, and Clay Mann a slight disservice to have "X-Men" #10.NOW being given the "Marvel NOW" spotlight, since it's in the middle of a storyline pitting the X-Men against old foes.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Kris Anka, Clay Mann
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 5th, 2014

Thunderbolts #21

In Charles Soule & Carlo Barberi's "Thunderbolts" #21, most of the team is stuck in hell, where they broker a deal with the devil, Mephisto, that leads to an unexpected encounter with another familiar face.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Charles Soule
Artists:
Carlo Barberi
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
February 3rd, 2014

Avengers Assemble #23.INH

Sharp, funny writing from Kelly Sue DeConnick and Warren Ellis, along with slick pretty art from Matteo Buffagni and Noland Woodard makes for a surprisingly fun "Avengers Assemble" #23.INH

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kelly Sue Deconnick, Warren Ellis
Artists:
Matteo Buffagni
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
February 3rd, 2014

Superior Spider-Man #26

The endgame is in sight in Dan Slott, Humberto Ramos, Javier Rodriguez & Marcos Martin's "Superior Spider-Man" #26 as all three major plots in the book are set up for the Goblin Nation arc starting next issue.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Slott
Artists:
Humberto Ramos, Javier Rodriguez, Alvaro Lopez, Marcos Martin
Reviewer:
Matt Little
January 31st, 2014

Inhumanity #2

With her city fallen, her people scattered and her family presumed dead, what’s a queen to do? Matt Fraction, Todd Nauck & Nick Bradshaw attempt an answer with "Inhumanity" #2.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Nick Bradshaw, Todd Nauck, Tom Palmer, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
January 31st, 2014

Thor: God of Thunder #18

Thunder Gods and dragons fill the pages of "Thor: God of Thunder" #18, written by Jason Aaron with art from Das Pastoras.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Das Pastoras
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 31st, 2014

Guardians of the Galaxy #11.NOW

"Guardians of the Galaxy" #11 delivers the Guardians entry into "The Trial of Jean Grey" in a story by Brian Michael Bendis with superlative art from Sara Pichelli.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Sara Pichelli
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 30th, 2014

Miracleman #2

"Miracleman" #2 feels a little overwritten in places, but the debut of Kid Miracleman in all his glory is a powerful moment courtesy Alan Moore and Garry Leach, and the never-reprinted flashforward is fun.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Alan Moore, Mick Anglo
Artists:
Garry Leach, Steve Dillon, Alan Davis, Paul Neary, Mick Anglo, Don Lawrence
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 30th, 2014

Cataclysm: The Ultimates' Last Stand #4

"Cataclysm: The Ultimates' Last Stand" #4 brings many of the Ultimate Universe characters together to talk about how they're going to beat Galactus in a tale from Brian Bendis and Mark Bagley.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Andrew Hennessy
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 30th, 2014

FF #16

It all comes down to Scott Lang in the final battle against Doctor Doom in Matt Fraction, Lee Allred, Karl Kesel, Michael Allred, and Joe Quinones's "FF" #16.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction, Lee Allred, Karl Kesel
Artists:
Michael Allred, Joe Quinones
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
January 27th, 2014

All-New X-Factor #2

Polaris and crew rescue some mutants from a power hungry doctor-scientist-type in Peter David and Carmine Di Giandomenico's "All-New X-Factor" #2.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Peter David
Artists:
Carmine Di Giandomenico
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
January 27th, 2014

Captain America #15

"Captain America" #14 offers up a nice sample of what Rick Remender and Carlos Pacheco bring to the title and continues to change Cap's life in monumental ways.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Carlos Pacheco, Mariano Taibo
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 27th, 2014

Avengers #25

"Avengers" #25 addresses the incursions from Jonathan Hickman's master Avengers plan from a different point of view, as drawn by Salvador Larroca.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Salvador Larroca
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 27th, 2014

Black Widow #2

In "Black Widow" #2, Nathan Edmondson and Phil Noto focus on Natasha's new solo mission of redemption, which leads her to Shanghai, but the real surprise for the reader is what occurs in her absence in New York.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Nathan Edmondson
Artists:
Phil Noto
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
January 24th, 2014

All-New X-Men #22.NOW

Brian Michael Bendis and Stuart Immonen deliver an issue of "All-New X-Men" that is surprisingly enjoyable despite clearly trying to cover a lot of angles.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Stuart Immonen, Wade von Grawbadger
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
January 24th, 2014

Indestructible Hulk #18

"Inhumanity" hits the Hulk close to home as one of his colleagues is affected by the Terrigen bomb in this story written by Mark Waid with art from Jheremy Raapack, Miguel Sepulveda and Tom Grummett.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Waid
Artists:
Jheremy Raapack, Miguel Sepulveda, Tom Grummett
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 24th, 2014

Hawkeye #16

"Hawkeye" #16 has Kate Bishop pick up a new case involving a stolen, never-completed song, but Matt Fraction and Annie Wu's story doesn't take the normal path.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Annie Wu
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 23rd, 2014

George Romero's Empire of the Dead: Act One #1

George Romero brings his next zombie effort not to the big screen, but to the comic medium in "Empire of the Dead: Act One" #1, with a couple of cool surprises, allowing artist Alex Maleev to prove that he was born to draw an urban zombie apocal

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
George Romero
Artists:
Alex Maleev
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
January 23rd, 2014

Amazing X-Men #3

The X-Men have been scattered across the afterlife and it's up to Nightcrawler to save them both in Jason Aaron, Ed McGuinness, and Dexter Vines' "Amazing X-Men" #3.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Ed McGuinness, Dexter Vines
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
January 20th, 2014

Thor: God of Thunder #17

The League of Realms' fight against Malekith comes to its conclusion, but they're not too pleased with how in Jason Aaron, Emanuela Lupacchino & Ron Garney's "Thor: God of Thunder" #17.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
Emanuela Lupacchino, Ron Garney
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
January 20th, 2014

All-New X-Men #21

Veteran artist Brent Anderson contributes a few pages to Brian Michael Bendis and Brandon Peterson's "All-New X-Men" #21, but this introduction succeeds mostly at making the rest of the issue look weaker in comparison.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Brandon Peterson, Brent Anderson, James Campbell
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
January 20th, 2014

Thunderbolts #20.NOW

Just in case you thought the team was lacking some attitude, Charles Soule and Carlo Barberi add another heavyweight solo player to the team in "Thunderbolts" #20.NOW, i.e. Ghost Rider!

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Charles Soule
Artists:
Carlo Barberi
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
January 17th, 2014

Inhumanity: The Superior Spider-Man #1

When New York City suffers another disaster, Otto sees an opportunity to study Inhuman tech that winds up taking a personal turn in Christos Gage and Stephanie Hans' "Inhumanity: The Superior Spider-Man" #1.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage
Artists:
Stephanie Hans
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
January 17th, 2014

Superior Spider-Man #25

Spider-Man fights Venom, except Venom is Spider-Man and the Avengers show up to try to help while Goblins tiptoe through the shadows in the Dan Slott-written, Humberto Ramos-drawn "Superior Spider-Man" #25.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Slott
Artists:
Christos Gage
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 17th, 2014

Uncanny X-Men #16

Magneto takes center stage as he heads to Madripoor on a tip from S.H.I.E.L.D. Agent Dazzler in Brian Michael Bendis and Chris Bachalo's "Uncanny X-Men" #16.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Chris Bachalo, Tim Townsend, Al Vey, Mark Irwin, Victor Olazaba
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
January 16th, 2014

Marvel Knights: Hulk #2

"Marvel Knights: Hulk" #2 has Joe Keatinge and Piotr Kowalski continue their take on Bruce Banner and the Hulk; the story is a bit more standard now, but it's still entertaining.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Joe Keatinge
Artists:
Piotr Kowalski
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 16th, 2014

Night of the Living Deadpool #1

In "Night of the Living Deadpool" #1 writer Cullen Bunn and artist Ramon Rosanas take Deadpool's dark and twisted humor and throws it against a horde of zombies, just to see what sticks.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Cullen Bunn
Artists:
Ramon Rosanas
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 16th, 2014

Fantastic Four #16

The Matt Fraction era of Marvel's first family comes to a close as Karl Kesel, Raffaele Ienco, Joe Quinones and Mike Allred give readers a fantastic sendoff in "Fantastic Four" #16.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction, Karl Kesel, Lee Allred
Artists:
Raffaele Ienco, Joe Quinones, Michael Allred
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 16th, 2014

Revolutionary War: Dark Angel #1

Kieron Gillen and Dietrich Smith do their best to make me interested in the lead character of "Revolutionary War: Dark Angel," but I suspect this has much more impact if you already knew her.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen
Artists:
Dietrich Smith
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 15th, 2014

Disney Kingdoms: Seekers of the Weird #1

"Disney Kingdoms: Seekers of the Weird" #1 is a fun first collaboration between the Disney brand and Marvel Comics, but be warned that writer Brandon Seifert and artist Karl Moline are building worlds, not investigating established ones.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brandon Seifert
Artists:
Karl Moline, Rick Magyar
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 14th, 2014

Marvel Knights: Spider-Man #4

"Marvel Knights: Spider-Man" #4 by Matt Kindt and Marco Rudy has the same trippy, psychedelic feel as past issues, and while the mood is getting kind of old storywise, the eclectic art keeps it interesting and moving along well enough.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
Marco Rudy
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
January 13th, 2014

Cataclysm: Ultimate Spider-Man #3

"Cataclysm: Spider-Man" #3 is a beautifully personal adventure for Miles Morales despite the world-threatening attack of Galactus as told by Brian Michael Bendis and Dave Marquez.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Dave Marquez
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 13th, 2014

Revolutionary War: Alpha #1

A gorgeous Mark Brooks cover welcomes readers into a story that attempts to introduce a wider audience to the characters created under the Marvel UK imprint in "Revolutionary War: Alpha" #1 from Andy Lanning, Alan Cowsill and Rich Elson.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Andy Lanning, Alan Cowsill
Artists:
Rich Elson
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 10th, 2014
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