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Powers: The Bureau #8

The Circle is dead and Walker and Pilgrim are on the case, but back home, something is very wrong with Retro Girl in an exciting new arc of "Powers: The Bureau" by Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Michael Avon Oeming
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
December 2nd, 2013

Painkiller Jane: The Price of Freedom #1

Jimmy Palmiotti brings back Painkiller Jane in "Painkiller Jane: The Price of Freedom" a four-issue mini-series with Juan Santacruz and Sam Lotfi illustrating.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Jimmy Palmiotti
Artists:
Juan Santacruz, Sam Lotfi
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
November 7th, 2013

Kick-Ass 3 #1

"Kick-Ass 3" #1 by Mark Millar and John Romita Jr. begins the final story arc of their ironic epic starring Dave Lizewski, a.k.a Kick-Ass, in a well-plotted but surprisingly low-violence first issue.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Mark Millar
Artists:
John Romita Jr., Tom Palmer
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
June 10th, 2013

Powers: Bureau #2

"Powers Bureau" #2 by Brian Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming sees Deena and Walker investigating powers-related pregnancies.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Michael Avon Oeming
Reviewer:
James Hunt
March 11th, 2013

Powers: Bureau #1

Deena Pilgrim and Christian Walker are back and they've been promoted to Federal Agents in Brian Michael Bendis and Michael Avon Oeming's relaunched "Powers" series -- "Powers: Bureau" #1.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Michael Avon Oeming
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
February 14th, 2013

Scarlet #6

In "Scarlet" #6 by Brian Michael Bendis and Alex Maleev, Scarlet begins her violent revolution, starting with Portland.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Alex Maleev
Reviewer:
James Hunt
February 11th, 2013

Hit-Girl #1

"Hit-Girl" #1 goes back in time as Dave and Mindy regroup following the events of the first "Kick-Ass" series.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Mark Millar
Artists:
John Romita Jr., Tom Palmer
Reviewer:
James Hunt
July 2nd, 2012

Powers #10

The killer of the Golden Ones is revealed, and Damocles' mother is not pleased. In fact, she's seeking revenge on all of mankind.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Michael Avon Oeming
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
June 4th, 2012

The Secret Service #2

"Secret Service" #2 continues the by-the-numbers story of Gary as he trains to be a real-world hero with his super-spy uncle Jack.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Mark Millar, Matthew Vaughan
Artists:
Dave Gibbons, Andy Lanning
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 18th, 2012

Casanova: Avaritia #3

Matt Fraction's personal odyssey continues through the guise of a weird and wild action spectacular.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Gabriel Ba
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
April 2nd, 2012

Kick Ass 2 #7

Dave and Mindy take on Red Mist's gang and not everyone makes it out.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Mark Millar
Artists:
John Romita Jr., Tom Palmer
Reviewer:
James Hunt
March 26th, 2012

Super Crooks #1

Mark Millar and Leinil Yu introduce us to a title where superheroes exist in "the real world" but fail to offer us anything new.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Mark Millar, Nacho Vigalondo
Artists:
Leinil Yu, Gerry Alanguilan
Reviewer:
Adam J. Langton
March 24th, 2012

Casanova: Avaritia #2

Casanova killed Luther Desmond Diamond. Then, he kills Luther Desmond Diamond. Then, he kills Luther Desmond Diamond. Then, he kills Luther Desmond Diamond. Then, he kills Luther Desmond Diamond. Well, you get the picture.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Gabriel Bá
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 5th, 2011

Brilliant #1

Albert returns to school after a semester off and hangs out with his friends. And cosplayers fight a little.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Joe Rubinstein
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
September 28th, 2011

Criminal: Last of the Innocent #4

Riley Richards really is a piece of scum, and the truth is that such people succeed.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Sean Phillips
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
September 16th, 2011

Criminal: The Last of the Innocent #3

Does the end justify the means? The question becomes moot if you just don’t care.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Sean Phillips
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
August 10th, 2011

Criminal: The Last Of The Innocent #2

A man so broken he cracks everything else he touches. What happens when you place him in the idyllic world of his past?

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Sean Phillips
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
July 27th, 2011

Scarlet #5

Scarlet meets her adoring (and not so adoring) public and things get a little explosive.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Alex Maleev
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
April 4th, 2011

Incognito: Bad Influences #5

This is how “Incognito” ends, with a whimper and not a bang.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Sean Phillips
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
April 2nd, 2011

Incognito: Bad Influences #4

Overkill travels through a Frank Miller landscape to see he is not a man of that land. He’s now in the mindset to end this tale.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Sean Phillips
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
March 4th, 2011

Scarlet #4

Bendis and Maleev work well together. While the going might be slow, it's still worth reading.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Alex Maleev
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
January 24th, 2011

Superior #4

At the two-thirds mark, something finally happens.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Mark Millar
Artists:
Leinil Yu, Gerry Alanguilan, Jason Paz, Jeff Huet
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 19th, 2011

Superior #2

It's pretty to look at and kind of cute, but understand in advance that there's virtually no plot here.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Mark Millar
Artists:
Leinil Yu, Gerry Alanguilan
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 21st, 2010

Scarlet #3

Lemme hear you say fight the power. Lemme hear you say fight the power. We’ve got to fight the powers that be.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Alex Maleev
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
November 8th, 2010

Incognito: Bad Influences #1

Zack Overkill is working for the bad guys and still hates his life. The more things change, the more they stay the same, especially in superhero comics.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Sean Phillips
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
October 31st, 2010

Kick-Ass 2 #1

Kick-Ass and Hit-Girl return in a new series which asks: you defeated the mafia and inspired a superhero epidemic -- what now?

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Mark Millar
Artists:
John Romita Jr., Tom Palmer
Reviewer:
James Hunt
October 24th, 2010

Superior #1

It’s funny when a title is so ironic like this, even if it’s not intentional.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Mark Millar
Artists:
Leinil Yu, Gerry Alanguilan
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
October 17th, 2010

Nemesis #3

Nemesis arrives at prison... let the slaughter begin.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Mark Millar
Artists:
Steve McNiven
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
September 22nd, 2010

Scarlet #2

The art in "Scarlet" is beautiful, but I can't help but feel like we've read this story before.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Alex Maleev
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 2nd, 2010

Scarlet #1

A very strong debut issue for the Bendis/Maleev series.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Alex Maleev
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
July 8th, 2010

Nemesis #2

A tepid second issue as we learn more about the secret origin of Nemesis.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Mark Millar
Artists:
Steve McNiven
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
June 11th, 2010

Nemesis #1

Mark Millar and Steve McNiven's "Nemesis" is, unfortunately, something we've all seen before.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Mark Millar
Artists:
Steve McNiven
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 24th, 2010

Criminal: The Sinners #4

When an issue of "Criminal" is just ok, it's still head-and-shoulders above the rest.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Sean Phillips
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 2nd, 2010

Kick Ass #8

Kick Ass and Hit-Girl conclude their hyper-violent adventures.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Mark Millar
Artists:
John Romita Jr., Tom Palmer
Reviewer:
James Hunt
January 27th, 2010

Criminal: The Sinners #3

Tracy Lawless gets further trapped inside the web of crime, but he's always in control.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Sean Phillips
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
December 28th, 2009

Powers #2

Bendis and Oeming think not enough comics feature superheroes fighting giant Nazi robots and aim to rectify it here. Sadly, it doesn’t add to the main story as much as one would hope.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Michael Avon Oeming
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 22nd, 2009

Criminal: The Sinners #2

Brubaker, Phillips, Staples... as good as always, which is fantastic.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Sean Phillips
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 1st, 2009

Powers #1

"Powers" returns, and it hasn't lost a step. Walker has a new partner, and a new addition to his history as Bendis and Oeming take us to his "Rat Pack" days.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Michael Avon Oeming
Reviewer:
Augie De Blieck Jr.
November 24th, 2009

Criminal: The Sinners #1

"Criminal" returns in a new mini-series, and it continues to be the best book published by Marvel.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Sean Phillips
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
October 12th, 2009

Incognito #4

Things get worse for Zack Overkill. You didn’t think it was possible, but, apparently, it is.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Sean Phillips
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 17th, 2009

Incognito #3

Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips take a bad situation and both resolve it and make it worse at the same time. And somehow, it's just the tip of the iceberg.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Sean Phillips
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 14th, 2009

Incognito #2

Brubaker and Phillips bring the sex and violence into a world of alt-superheroics.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Sean Phillips
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
February 12th, 2009

Kick-Ass #5

Crude, juvenile, gratuitous, lacking in subtlety, nuance and taste. Other than that, “Kick-Ass” #5 is a great comic.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Mark Millar
Artists:
John Romita Jr., Tom Palmer
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
January 10th, 2009

Incognito #1

A disappointing debut issue from the usually brilliant Brubaker and Phillips that reads more like an imitation of the pair’s work than the real thing.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Sean Phillips
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
January 1st, 2009

Criminal Volume 2 #7

The conclusion to “Bad Night” has Jacob Kurtz confront the pair that’s framing him for murder and release his inner monster in the process.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Sean Phillips
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 4th, 2008

Invincible Iron Man #6

Tony Stark defeats his new nemesis, but at what cost?

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Sal Larroca
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
October 13th, 2008

Criminal Volume 2 #5

This arc is called "Bad Night" for a reason, and it's not because of the quality of the art or writing,

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Sean Phillips
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
September 11th, 2008

Kick-Ass #3

In this wake of last issue’s success, Dave has become a hero, but Millar and Romita go to great lengths to show that the first victory isn’t even remotely the end of it.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Mark Millar
Artists:
John Romita Jr., Tom Palmer
Reviewer:
James Hunt
June 9th, 2008

Criminal #2

Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips produce the best issue of Criminal yet.

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Ed Brubaker
Artists:
Sean Phillips
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
April 12th, 2008

Kick-Ass #2

Does it matter that "Kick-Ass" isn't the kind of realistic comic Mark Millar wants it to be?

Publisher:
Marvel Icon
Writer:
Mark Millar
Artists:
John Romita Jr., Tom Palmer
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
April 6th, 2008
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