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Brightest Day Aftermath: The Search for Swamp Thing #2

The second issue avoids zero stars on the skill of Renato Arlem’s art. Otherwise, it’s the same pointless ‘search’ as the first issue, except with bad Superman characterization instead of bad Batman characterization.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Vankin
Artists:
Renato Arlem
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 31st, 2011

Flashpoint: Project Superman #2

Kal-El is experimented upon by the government and manipulated by Subject Zero, all while looking as freaked out as possible.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, Lowell Francis
Artists:
Gene Ha
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 31st, 2011

Flashpoint: Kid Flash Lost #2

This is one of the few "Flashpoint" tie-ins that appears to have a clear purpose.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Sterling Gates
Artists:
Oliver Nome, Trevor Scott
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 27th, 2011

Flashpoint: Hal Jordan #2

Remove Ben Oliver and a lot of the pep leaves with him.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Adam Schlagman
Artists:
Cliff Richards
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 27th, 2011

Detective Comics #880

Scott Snyder writing Joker, James Gordon, James Junior, Dick Grayson, and Barbara Gordon. Yes sir, this is going to be a good story.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Jock
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 27th, 2011

Batman: Gates of Gotham #3

The building of Gotham in the past takes a harsh turn, while the mystery of the bombings in the present has the Bat-Family at odds. Okay, just Damian. Damian is always at odds with someone.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, Kyle Higgins, Ryan Parrott
Artists:
Trevor McCarthy, Graham Nolan
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 24th, 2011

Supergirl #66

Supergirl continues her undercover investigation of missing students at a college at the behest of Lois Lane, while Lois does her own investigation.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kelly Sue DeConnick
Artists:
CrissCross, Marc Deering
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
July 23rd, 2011

Flashpoint: Deadman and the Flying Graysons #2

Amazons attack the big top in search of the “helm of Nabu” and Dick Grayson loses his entire family in the process.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J.T. Krul
Artists:
Fabrizio Fiorentino, Alejandro Giraldo
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
July 22nd, 2011

Legion of Super-Heroes #15

It's a race to the conclusion! Can Paul Levitz scramble to wrap things up?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Levitz
Artists:
Yildiray Cinar, Jonathan Glapion
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 21st, 2011

War of the Green Lanterns: Aftermath #1

The War of the Green Lanterns is over. Mogo is dead. Hal Jordan has been returned to Earth. Sinestro, wearing the ring of Sector 2814 decides to start whining. Good times.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tony Bedard
Artists:
Miguel Sepulveda, Tyler Kirkham, Batt
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 21st, 2011

Flashpoint: The Outsider #2

The purpose of "Flashpoint: The Outsider" is still a little perplexing, even at the two-thirds mark.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Javier Fernandez
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 20th, 2011

Flashpoint: Wonder Woman and the Furies #2

The Wonder Woman versus Aquaman conflict continues to play out, but it's distinctly less exciting once all the facts are out.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Agustin Padilla, Jose Aviles
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 20th, 2011

Birds of Prey #14

The ladies attend a veterans charity auction with The Phantom Lady, and we flashback to a 1940’s mission against some Nazis who turn out to be very much alive and present at the auction.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Marc Andreyko
Artists:
Billy Tucci, Adriana Melo, JP Mayer
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
July 15th, 2011

Flashpoint: Frankenstein and the Creatures of the Unknown #2

For an origin that's about to get wiped out, an awful lot of time is being spent on it, here.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Ibraim Roberson, Alex Massacci
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 15th, 2011

Green Lantern #67

The "War of the Green Lanterns" concludes, wrapping up a half-decade of event after event for the Green Lantern Corps.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy, Keith Champagne, Tom Nguyen, Mark Irwin
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 13th, 2011

Detective Comics #879

Enter, The Joker. He's the Batman’s greatest horror villain in what’s become the greatest horror arc for the Dark Knight.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Francesco Francavilla
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
July 13th, 2011

Secret Six #35

"Secret Six" looks determined to end with a bang, not a whimper. The protagonists are still villains, and Gail Simons reminds us of that this month.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gail Simone
Artists:
J. Calafiore
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 10th, 2011

Adventure Comics #528

"Adventure Comics" winds down with a graduation ceremony, and the return of an old villain.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Levitz
Artists:
Geraldo Borges, Ransom Getty, Marlo Alquiza, Rob Hunter
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 7th, 2011

Flashpoint: Secret Seven #2

If there's a plot here, it's hard to find.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter Milligan
Artists:
Fernando Blanco, Scott Koblish
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 7th, 2011

Batman and Robin #25

Dick Grayson (Batman), Jason Todd (the Red Hood), and Damian Wayne (Robin) team up to rescue Todd’s friend and partner, Scarlet, from kidnappers. Three former Robins in a Batmobile turns out to be pretty fun.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Judd Winick
Artists:
Greg Tocchini, Andy Smith
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
July 7th, 2011

Flashpoint: Batman: Knight of Vengeance #2

"Knight of Vengeance" remains the crown jewel of the "Flashpoint" stories.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Brian Azzarello
Artists:
Eduardo Risso
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 6th, 2011

Superboy #9

"Superboy" is deep into its endgame from Jeff Lemire and Pier Gallo.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Pier Gallo
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 6th, 2011

Flashpoint #3

More of the "New 52" characters pop up this issue, while forces are joined by Batman, Cyborg, and Flash. Proofreading issues aside, it's an enjoyable issue.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Andy Kubert, Sandra Hope
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 6th, 2011

Flashpoint: The Canterbury Cricket #1

Don’t buy this comic.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Mike Carlin
Artists:
Rags Morales, Rick Bryant
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 3rd, 2011

Flashpoint: Hal Jordan #1

It's a brisk read, but Ben Oliver's art sure is pretty.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Adam Schlagman
Artists:
Ben Oliver
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 30th, 2011

Flashpoint: Green Arrow Industries #1

"Flashpoint Oliver Queen is a jerk." Printing those five words over and over again might have been more entertaining.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Pornsak Pichetshote
Artists:
Ig Guara, Marco Castiello, Ruy Jose, Vincenzo Acunzo
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 30th, 2011

Green Lantern: Emerald Warriors #11

This issue hit shelves out of order, but is still coherent. This is Guy Gardner at his Guy Gardner best.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Bernard Chang
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 29th, 2011

Batman Incorporated #7

The idea of a Lakota Batman sounds ludicrous, but somehow Grant Morrison makes it work.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Chris Burnham
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 29th, 2011

Flashpoint: Project Superman #1

Building a better superhuman isn't all it's cracked up to be.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Lowell Francis, Scott Snyder
Artists:
Gene Ha
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 29th, 2011

Detective Comics #878

This one has a big shock ending we won't be spoiling for you, but it's the culmination of Scott Snyder's sly work so far on the title. Also: Tiger Shark!

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Jock
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 28th, 2011

Flashpoint: The Outsider #1

If this issue is any indication, the Outsider should definitely be the ‘X-Man’ of “Flashpoint” and somehow survive into the DCU.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Javier Fernandez
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 26th, 2011

Zatanna #14

This issue feels like the least of a fill-in issue, and loses Jamal Igle's art halfway through it.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Adam Beechen
Artists:
Jamal Igle, Travis Moore, Jon Sibal, John Dell
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 26th, 2011

Justice League of America #58

“The way I see it we have two goals, fighting Eclipso himself and freeing everyone in Emerald City from his control.”

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Daniel Sampere, Miguel Sepulveda, Wayne Faucher
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 26th, 2011

Batman: Gates of Gotham #2

We learn who helped build Gotham as we know it today, while Dick, Tim, Cass, and Damian try to prevent a series of bombs throughout the city. How the two stories are related is slowly being revealed, in intriguing fashion.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, Kyle Higgins
Artists:
Trevor McCarthy
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
June 23rd, 2011

Superman #712

It's a tough life, being a dog.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Rick Leonardi, Jonathan Sibal
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 22nd, 2011

Batman and the Outsiders #40

“Frustrations mounted, tempers flared and friend turned on friend. The team splintered, and spiraled on a collision course, where only one could survive!”

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan Didio, Philip Tan
Artists:
Philip Tan, Ron Randall
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 22nd, 2011

Brightest Day Aftermath: The Search for Swamp Thing #1

“Mind you, if it isn’t one crisis, it’s another. I’ve seen it before and, to be honest, it seemed like a bit of a laugh to me.”

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Vankin
Artists:
Marco Castiello, Vincenzo Acunzo
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 22nd, 2011

Flashpoint: Lois Lane and the Resistance #1

Unfortunately, the exciting scene on the cover has nothing to do with the contents of this comic.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Eddie Nunez, Don Ho
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 22nd, 2011

Flashpoint: Kid Flash Lost #1

Where's Bart Allen? As it turns out, right where he should be.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Sterling Gates
Artists:
Oliver Nome, Trevor Scott
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 22nd, 2011

Flashpoint: Reverse-Flash #1

What at first seems unremarkable may actually have an important plot point for "Flashpoint" buried inside of it.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Kolins
Artists:
Joel Gomez
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 22nd, 2011

DC Universe Online Legends #10

“Was fighting your crazy villains more important than saving hundreds of people? So now you pick and choose who and what to save?”

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Marv Wolfman
Artists:
Howard Porter, Livesay
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 19th, 2011

Flashpoint: Deadman and the Flying Graysons #1

The biggest difference in the “Flashpoint” reality? Comics don’t need plots apparently.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J.T. Krul
Artists:
Mikel Janin
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 19th, 2011

Flashpoint: Legion of Doom #1

Cornball dialogue goes a long way towards killing reader enthusiasm here.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Adam Glass
Artists:
Rodney Buchemi, Jose Marzan Jr.
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 17th, 2011

Supergirl #65

Supergirl goes undercover for Lois Lane to investigate the disappearance of a handful of college students. Starman guest stars brilliantly and all too briefly.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kelly Sue DeConnick
Artists:
CrissCross, Marc Deering
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
June 16th, 2011

Legion of Super-Heroes #14

Wrap it up!

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Levitz
Artists:
Fernando Dagnino, Raul Fernandez
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 16th, 2011

Flashpoint: Wonder Woman And The Furies #1

A young Diana and Arthur (Aquaman) meet and don’t fall in love but decide to get married in the grand tradition of making unions between powerful nations, much to the chagrin of their respective peoples.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Scott Clark, Dave Beatty
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
June 16th, 2011

Batgirl #22

This is just another reason to miss Bryan Q. Miller's take on "Batgirl," come September.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Bryan Q. Miller
Artists:
Pere Perez
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 15th, 2011

Batman #711

As an example of Daniel's "Batman" run, this is not the one to look at.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tony Daniel
Artists:
Steve Scott, Ryan Winn
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 15th, 2011

Flashpoint: Grodd of War #1

“Aquaman sinks half of Europe and he’s considered to be the most dangerous being on the planet. I slaughter half of Africa and most people don’t even know my name.”

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Sean Ryan
Artists:
Ig Guara, Ruy José
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 15th, 2011

Green Lantern Movie Prequel: Abin Sur #1

“The human stays to fight? When clearly so outmatched. How foolish. Typical human.”

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Michael Green
Artists:
Patrick Gleason, Tony Shasteen, Mick Gray
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
June 15th, 2011
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