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The Question #37

A clever and smart “Blackest Night” tie-in that can’t help but fall prey to the formula of the event.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dennis O’Neil, Greg Rucka
Artists:
Denys Cowan, Bill Sienkiewicz, John Stanisci
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
February 4th, 2010

Blackest Night: Wonder Woman #3

"Blackest Night: Wonder Woman" #3 begins the wrap up of the "Blackest Night" tie-in miniseries. In other words, this is more "expanded story" than you'd get on the newly deputized Star Sapphire – Wonder Woman.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
Nicola Scott, Jonathan Glapion
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 4th, 2010

Red Tornado #6

The most recent attempt to put the spotlight on Red Tornado comes to a close –- a merciful close that left me hoping for more Red Tornado soon. The character deserves better.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Kevin VanHook
Artists:
Jose Luis, J. P. Mayer, Sandro Ribeiro, Julio Ferreira
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 4th, 2010

Doom Patrol #7

Keith Giffen keeps throwing ideas at the wall, but I'm not sure any of them are going to stick.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen, J.M. DeMatteis
Artists:
Matthew Clark, Cliff Richards, Kevin Maguire, John Livesay
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 3rd, 2010

Superman: World of New Krypton #12

At the end of the day, the thing I liked the most about "Superman: World of New Krypton" may surprise you.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka, James Robinson
Artists:
Pete Woods, Ron Randall
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 3rd, 2010

Batman and Robin #7

Morrison's Batman title has a good structure, interesting characters, and great pop art.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Cameron Stewart
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
February 1st, 2010

Detective Comics #861

Jock steps in to draw three issues of "Detective Comics," and Rucka's script matches his new artist perfectly.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
Jock, Cully Hamner
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 31st, 2010

Justice League of America #41

James Robinson's "Justice League of America" starts building its new team, finally.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Rob Hunter, Mario Alquiza, Walden Wong
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 31st, 2010

Superman #696

Not an awful lot happens in "Superman" this month, but it's still entertaining; doubly so with some great art.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Bernard Chang
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 30th, 2010

Superman: Secret Origin #4

In what might by Gary Frank's best-looking Superman comic yet, we get new origin for the Parasite and more.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Gary Frank, John Sibal
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
January 30th, 2010

The Atom and Hawkman #46

"Blackest Night" has resurrected another title from the cancellation pile. This issue is about as close to "Blackest Night" #6 1/2 as we're going to get and it leads straight into February's "Blackest Night" #7.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ryan Sook, Fernando Pasarin
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 28th, 2010

Green Lantern #50

Industry veteran Doug Mahnke fills the role of artistic clean-up batter, and "Green Lantern" #50 is his grand slam.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy, Rebecca Buchman, Tom Nguyen, Mark Irwin
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
January 28th, 2010

Justice League: Cry for Justice #6

After the tizzy created by last issue's dismemberment, this issue promises to be quite the treat for those readers that have been anxiously awaiting the big reveal.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Scott Clark
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 27th, 2010

Supergirl #49

So that's what "Supergirl" is like when the title is not trapped in crossovers.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Sterling Gates
Artists:
Matt Camp
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 27th, 2010

Blackest Night: The Flash #2

Kollins' art is superb, Johns' story goes beyond the formula for a very good "Flash" tie-in to "Blackest Night."

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Scott Kolins
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
January 26th, 2010

Superman/Batman #68

Remember that one-off issue Joe Casey wrote in October that was followed by three unrelated issues? Yeah, this one picks up from there and also ties into “Our Worlds at War.” Eight years later? What?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Joe Casey
Artists:
Ardian Syaf, Vicente Cifuentes, David Enebral
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
January 21st, 2010

Green Lantern Corps #44

Guy Gardner continues his red ring-powered rampage, delivering his own unmitigated brand of justice to everyone in his path. There are some other lanterns in here too.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Patrick Gleason, Rebecca Buchman, Tom Nguyen, Keith Champagne
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 21st, 2010

Outsiders #26

A new era for the book begins with a series of missteps and puzzling decisions. Oh, and Philip Tan already needs help from another artist. Not good signs.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan DiDio
Artists:
Philip Tan, Don Kramer, Jonathan Glapion, Michael Babinski
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
January 21st, 2010

Starman #81

A worthy epilogue to the legendary Robinson "Starman" run.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Fernando Dagnino, Bill Sienkiewicz
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
January 21st, 2010

Phantom Stranger #42

". . . the Stranger comes when the Stranger is needed." Evidently the Stranger is needed to advance a subplot of "Blackest Night."

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Ardian Syaf, Vicente Cifuentes
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 20th, 2010

Catwoman #83

"Catwoman" suffers from formatting restrictions and uninked rushed-looking art, but still delivers on its premise.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tony Bedard
Artists:
Fabrizio Fiorentino, Ibraim Roberson, Marcos Marz, Luciana Del Negro
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
January 19th, 2010

Batman #695

Tony Daniel is putting a lot of characters into the mix, but nothing gets lost in the shuffle.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tony Daniel
Artists:
Tony Daniel, Sandu Florea, Norm Rapmund
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 19th, 2010

Secret Six #17

The Secret Six squaring off against the Suicide Squad during Blackest Night seems so natural, it's almost creepy.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gail Simone, John Ostrander
Artists:
J. Calafiore
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 18th, 2010

Adventure Comics #6

Even as an oversized issue, "Adventure Comics" #6 feels a little rushed.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Francis Manapul
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 18th, 2010

R.E.B.E.L.S. #12

Borges is an inadequate replacement for either Clarke or St. Aubin, but the story has some interesting moments.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tony Bedard
Artists:
Geraldo Borges, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
January 17th, 2010

The Power of SHAZAM! #48

Cover dated eleven years after "The Power of SHAZAM!" #47, and priced a mere 49¢ more than "The Power of SHAZAM!" #47, "Power of SHAZAM!" comes back among the rest of the Black Lantern titles rising from the ranks of the can

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Eric Wallace
Artists:
Don Kramer, Michael Babinski
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 14th, 2010

Action Comics #885

"Action Comics" continues to be a 100% Superman-free read for all those comic book fans with Superman allergies. All the same, the title does live up to its name with this issue, in both the main story and the backup.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka, Eric Trautmann, James Robinson
Artists:
Pere Pérez, Cafu
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 14th, 2010

Titans #21

"Titans" proceeds apace, marking time between one big event and the next. In this issue, J.T. Krul gives some more insight into the slow motion splintering of one of DC's oldest teams.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J.T. Krul
Artists:
Angel Unzueta, Chris Batista, Wayne Faucher
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 13th, 2010

Jonah Hex #51

A pleasant issue that leaves a good impression after reading.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Justin Gray, Jimmy Palmiotti
Artists:
Dick Giordano
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
January 12th, 2010

The Mighty #12

The series reaches its conclusion with a final battle and forward-looking ending.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter Tomasi, Keith Champagne
Artists:
Chris Samnee
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
January 11th, 2010

Weird Western Tales #71

Surprisingly, one of the better "Blackest Night" crossovers -- this one embraces its own crassness.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan DiDio
Artists:
Renato Arlem
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
January 11th, 2010

Superman: World of New Krypton #11

This overwrought series has dragged on far too long, and we don't even get Pete Woods drawings on every page anymore.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka, James Robinson
Artists:
Pete Woods, Ron Randall
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
January 9th, 2010

The Great Ten #3

If you ever wanted to see a Chinese Superman in virtually every detail, this is the comic for you.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tony Bedard
Artists:
Scott McDaniel, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
January 8th, 2010

Doom Patrol #6

Following the "Blackest Night" issues is no easy task, so Giffen, Clark, and crew decide to reflect on what was. This isn't your standard navel-gazing though. It's navel-gazing, "Doom Patrol" style.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen, J. M. DeMatteis
Artists:
Matthew Clark, Livesay
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 8th, 2010

Blackest Night: Wonder Woman #2

So what exactly happened to Mera's nose during her fight with Wonder Woman in "Blackest Night" #6? The answer, my friends, is right here.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
Nicola Scott, Jonathan Glapion, Eduardo Pansica, Eber Ferreira
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 7th, 2010

Suicide Squad #67

"Suicide Squad" of Earth. Rise. This title is just one of many coming back from the dead this month as part of the grander "Blackest Night" tale.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gail Simone, John Ostrander
Artists:
J. Calafiore
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 7th, 2010

Final Crisis: Legion of 3 Worlds

Any fan of the Legion of Super-Heroes, George Pérez, Geoff Johns, or even Superboy Prime (you may have problems if you fall into that category) will want to look into this book.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
George Pérez, Scott Koblish
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 4th, 2010

All-Star Batman and Robin, the Boy Wonder Vol. 1

One of the most infamous books of the past five years, there’s more to this book than many give credit.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Frank Miller
Artists:
Jim Lee, Scott Williams
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
January 4th, 2010

Superman: Kryptonite Nevermore

Dennis O'Neil and Curt Swan famously de-power Superman in some classic comics from the Bronze Age.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dennis O'Neil
Artists:
Curt Swan, Murphy Anderson
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
December 30th, 2009

Showcase Presents: Ambush Bug Vol. 1

A great value for some great comics. Plus, Ambush Bug is kind of hilarious.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen, Robert Loren Fleming, Paul Kupperberg, Paul Levitz
Artists:
Keith Giffen, Bob Oksner, Carmine Infantino
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
December 30th, 2009

Blackest Night #6

"Blackest Night" breaks the silence of the "skip week" in full color brilliance as the Black Lanterns set their sights on Earth.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Oclair Albert, Joe Prado
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 30th, 2009

Blackest Night #6

"Blackest Night" #6 in some ways feels like a fan game come to life, but in a fun and entertaining way.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Oclair Albert, Joe Prado
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 30th, 2009

The Absolute V for Vendetta

Moore's wake up call has aged well, but it's not a great fit for the Absolute format.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Alan Moore
Artists:
David Lloyd
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
December 29th, 2009

Wonder Woman #39

The "Warkiller" storyline ends here, as one god plays out his hand and another reveals that he has more than a few tricks left up his sleeve. Poor Diana.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gail Simone
Artists:
Aaron Lopresti, Matt Ryan
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 27th, 2009

Justice Society of America #34

Bill Willingham's first solo issue of "Justice Society of America" reminds me a lot of the old Geoff Johns "JSA." That's a good thing.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Bill Willingham
Artists:
Travis Moore, Dan Green
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 26th, 2009

Green Lantern #49

Ed Benes comes in as John Stewart goes all military on a bunch of Black Lanterns. Unfortunately, it's the worst issue of the series so far.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ed Benes, Marcos Marz, Luciana del Negro
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
December 26th, 2009

Detective Comics #860

This may be the last great issue of "Detective Comics" for a while, but great it is.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
J.H. Williams III, Cully Hamner
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
December 26th, 2009

Blackest Night: JSA #1

: "Blackest Night: JSA" continues to expand the saga of "Blackest Night" throughout the DC Universe. This series makes way too much sense, given how many potential Black Lanterns are in some way connected to the JSA.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Eddy Barrows, Marcos Marz, Julio Ferreira, Luciana Del Negro, Ruy José
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
December 23rd, 2009

Azrael #3

"Azrael" is definitely finding its voice, and it's probably not what you'd expect.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Fabian Nicieza
Artists:
Ramon Bachs, John Stanisci
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 21st, 2009

Batman: Streets of Gotham #7

Easily Paul Dini's best issue to date, "Batman: Streets of Gotham" reads like a disturbing episode of "Batman: The Animated Series."

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Dini, Marc Andreyko
Artists:
Dustin Nguyen, Cliff Richards, Derek Fridolfs, Art Thibert
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 21st, 2009
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