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Magog #1

"Magog" springs from the pages of "Justice Society of America" to his very own monthly series. Carnage and mayhem abound –- specifically in the first eight pages!

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen
Artists:
Howard Porter, John Dell
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 2nd, 2009

Green Lantern #45

"Blackest Night" sweeps across the galaxy in an issue of "Green Lantern" that doesn't feature Hal Jordan, yet is still chock full of action and excitement.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 2nd, 2009

Superman #691

"Codename: Patriot" tries to end with a bang, but it's really more of a thud.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Renato Guedes, Eduardo Pansica, Jose Wilson Magalhaes, Sandro Ribeiro
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 31st, 2009

Detective Comics #856

J. H. Williams III continues his amazing artistic performance on the lead Batwoman story. The Question back-up is completely skippable.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
J. H. Williams III, Cully Hamner
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
August 29th, 2009

Justice Society of America #30

It feels like the new "Justice Society of America" creative team is still finding its footing, here, although there are a couple of amusing moments.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Bill Willingham, Matthew Sturges
Artists:
Jesus Merino
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 27th, 2009

Blackest Night: Titans #1

"Blackest Night" falls over Titans Tower. As with anything that falls over Titans Tower, this is going to get ugly, but in a good story kind of way.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J.T. Krul
Artists:
Ed Benes, Rob Hunter, Jon Sibal, JP Mayer
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 27th, 2009

Batman and Robin #3

The first story comes to a conclusion as the truth behind Professor Pyg is revealed in a scene no one will be able to forget, no matter how much they may want to.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Frank Quitely
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
August 26th, 2009

The Red Circle: The Web #1

"The Red Circle: The Web" trots out another one of the characters licensed from Archie, but once again, there's little you haven't already seen.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J. Michael Straczynski
Artists:
Roger Robinson, Hilary Barta, Scott McDaniel, Andy Owens
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 24th, 2009

Superman Annual #14

The "Secret Origin" of Daxam revealed, and Mon-El embraces his past.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Javier Pina
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
August 22nd, 2009

Batgirl #1

Barbara Gordon is in the new "Batgirl" comic. Is she wearing the cowl? I promise not to spoil it, but will give you my assessment of the issue.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Bryan Q. Miller
Artists:
Lee Garbett, Trevor Scott
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 21st, 2009

Outsiders #21

Following their inaugural mission, the Outsiders return to the Batcave only to discover that they are no longer welcome there. Alfred does, however, have a new mission for the team.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Fernando Pasarin, Jay Leisten
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 20th, 2009

Batman: Streets of Gotham #3

"Batman: Streets of Gotham" still doesn't feel as off-beat and different as advertised, but it's proving to be entertaining.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Dini, Marc Andreyko
Artists:
Dustin Nguyen, Georges Jeanty, Derek Fridolfs, Karl Story
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 20th, 2009

Blackest Night: Superman #1

"Blackest Night: Superman" goes exactly where you'd expect, only at half the speed.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Eddy Barrows, Ruy Jose, Julio Ferreira
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 19th, 2009

JSA vs. Kobra #3

"JSA vs. Kobra" makes me wish that Eric Trautmann had taken over "Justice Society of America" when Geoff Johns left.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Eric Trautmann
Artists:
Don Kramer, Michael Babinski
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 18th, 2009

Action Comics #880

"Codename: Patriot" brings the battle to Earth. One small problem: Earth has this thing against New Krypton. Captain Atom also takes a step forward in this issue.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka, James Robinson
Artists:
Julian Lopez, Bit, Cafu
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 17th, 2009

Superman: Secret Files 2009

"Codename: Patriot" has begun over in the Superbooks. This is a pricey way to get caught up to speed, but for the most part, it is very informative.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka, James Robinson, Sterling Gates, Geoff Johns
Artists:
Pete Woods, Jamal Igle, Jon Sibal, Pere Perez, Francis Manapul, Renato Guedes, Jose Wilson Magalhaes, Matt Camp, Fernando Dagnino, Raul Fernandez, Stefano Gaudiano
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 16th, 2009

Blackest Night #2

Zombie fun -- well, violence -- and a breakneck pace make this a great summer event.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Oclair Albert, Julio Ferreira
Reviewer:
Benjamin Birdie
August 13th, 2009

Green Lantern Corps #39

This is a heap of intergalactic madness, and it's quite a good complement to "Blackest Night."

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter Tomasi
Artists:
Patrick Gleason, Rebecca Buchman, Tom Nguyen
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
August 13th, 2009

Blackest Night: Batman #1

More Deadman than you'd probably expect, but that's a good thing, right?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter Tomasi
Artists:
Ardian Syaf, John Dell, Vicente Cifuentes
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
August 13th, 2009

Wednesday Comics #6

Halfway through the 12-week “Wednesday Comics” series and the quality remains high with gorgeous art and ever-improving writing.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
John Arcudi, Brian Azzarello, Kyle Baker, Eddie Berganza, Dave Bullock, Kurt Busiek, Ben Caldwell, Dan DiDio, Brenden Fletcher, Neil Gaiman, Dave Gibbons, Vinton Heuck, Karl Kerschl, Adam Kubert, Jimmy Palmiotti, Paul Pope, Walter Simonson
Artists:
Michael Allred, Kyle Baker, Lee Bermejo, Dave Bullock, Ben Caldwell, Amanda Conner, Sean Galloway, Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Karl Kerschl, Joe Kubert, Kevin Nowlan, Paul Pope, Joe Quinones, Eduardo Risso, Ryan Sook, Brian Stelfreeze
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
August 12th, 2009

Adventure Comics #1

Geoff Johns, Francis Manapul, and Clayton Henry successfully show that both Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes have a place in today's comic market.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Francis Manapul, Clayton Henry
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 12th, 2009

The Red Circle: The Hangman #1

"The Red Circle" event kicks with "The Hangman," but hopefully the remaining characters will have a slightly less cliché origin to be told.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J. Michael Straczynski
Artists:
Tom Denerick, Bill Sienkiewicz, Greg Scott
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 8th, 2009

Superman: World of New Krypton #6

The S-shield numbering flips here, starting with a new #1, and changing to a red background. Appropriate considering "Codename: Patriot" involves a bit of military posturing.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka, James Robinson
Artists:
Pete Woods
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 8th, 2009

Doom Patrol #1

The all-new Doom Patrol hit the shelves and one of the members checks out. Why the Doom Patrol? "'Challengers of the Unknown'" was already taken," says Robotman.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen, J.M. DeMatteis
Artists:
Matthew Clark, Livesay, Kevin Maguire
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 6th, 2009

The Mighty #7

This is becoming more and more of a horror comic, and it's quite good.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter Tomasi, Keith Champagne
Artists:
Chris Samnee
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
August 6th, 2009

Justice League: Cry for Justice #2

Not as laughably quotable as the first issue, this campy comic goes for the high drama and almost succeeds in its own way.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Mauro Cascioli
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
August 5th, 2009

Batman: The Brave and the Bold #7

J. Torres and J. Bone – the creative team from "Alison Dare" – join forces in this team-up between Batman and the Doom Patrol.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J. Torres
Artists:
J. Bone
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 2nd, 2009

Superman #690

"Superman" #690 is titled "The Setup" but it's really half setup, half stalling tactic.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson
Artists:
Pere Perez
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 30th, 2009

Justice League of America #35

The Royal Flush Gang attack Las Vegas and the Justice League arrive to thwart them. Well, at least some of the Justice League.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Len Wein
Artists:
Tom Derenick, Pow Rodrix, Marlo Alquiza, Rob Hunter, Walden Wong, Dan Green
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 30th, 2009

Justice Society of America #29

A new era begins for the Justice Society of America -- New members! New threats! New creative team! New review!

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Bill Willingham, Matthew Sturges
Artists:
Jesus Merino
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 29th, 2009

Detective Comics #855

J.H. Williams III. Cully Hamner. Best drawn superhero comic book you’re going to see this month. Guaranteed.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
J.H. Williams III, Cully Hamner
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 29th, 2009

The Outsiders #20

It's a rare misstep from Peter J. Tomasi in a story that really took too long for an introduction to the latest "The Outsiders" revamp.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Lee Garbett, Trevor Scott
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 28th, 2009

Wednesday Comics #3

One third of the stories are great, but just as many are less than spectacular.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
John Arcudi, Brian Azzarello, Kyle Baker, Eddie Berganza, Dave Bullock, Kurt Busiek, Ben Caldwell, Dan DiDio, Brenden Fletcher, Neil Gaiman, Dave Gibbons, Vinton Heuck, Karl Kerschl, Adam Kubert, Jimmy Palmiotti, Paul Pope, Walter Simonson
Artists:
Michael Allred, Kyle Baker, Lee Bermejo, Dave Bullock, Ben Caldwell, Amanda Conner, Sean Galloway, Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Karl Kerschl, Joe Kubert, Kevin Nowlan, Paul Pope, Joe Quinones, Eduardo Risso, Ryan Sook, Brian Stelfreeze
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
July 27th, 2009

Supergirl #43

The latest issue of "Supergirl" makes me happy for the appearance of New Krypton, because it makes stories like this possible.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Sterling Gates
Artists:
Jamal Igle, Jon Sibal
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 25th, 2009

Final Crisis: Legion of 3 Worlds #5

"Final Crisis: Legion of 3 Worlds" finally crosses the finish line, but it's easy to forgive with such a satisfying conclusion.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
George Perez, Scott Koblish
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 23rd, 2009

Gotham City Sirens #2

Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn want to know Batman’s identity and they’ll do anything to get Catwoman to tell them.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Dini
Artists:
Guillem March
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 23rd, 2009

Power Girl #3

The first arc of "Power Girl" wraps up in a super-heroic way, complete with a knockdown, drag-out brawl, a team-up, and a threat headed our way next issue.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Justin Gray, Jimmy Palmiotti
Artists:
Amanda Conner
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 23rd, 2009

Final Crisis Aftermath: Dance #3

It’s convention season in the DCU as the Super Young Team attend one devoted to them! Expect big crowds, long lines, overpriced foods, and a supervillain attack. Just like San Diego.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Joe Casey
Artists:
ChrisCross, Rob Stull
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 22nd, 2009

Blackest Night: Tales of the Corps #2

So I bought a comic with a Red Lantern, a Star Sapphire, and an Orange Lantern in it. No this isn't a joke. Why do you say that?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Peter J. Tomasi, Ethan Van Sciver
Artists:
Eddy Barrows, Ruy Jose, Gene Ha, Tom Mandrake, Doug Mahnke, Tom Nguyen, Christian Alamy
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 22nd, 2009

Action Comics #879

Captain Atom joins the ranks of the second features in this issue featuring another installment about the Kryptonian sleeper agents.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka, James Robinson
Artists:
Diego Olmos, Bit, Cafu
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 19th, 2009

Titans #15

The "S" doesn't belong on the cover of this issue of "Titans," featuring a re-introduction of Tempest, the hero formerly known as Aqualad.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J. T. Krul
Artists:
Jose Luis, J. P. Mayer
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 19th, 2009

Final Crisis Aftermath: Escape #3

The inmates move to escape, but their captors introduce a new device: the wheel. What will spinning it result in?

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Ivan Brandon
Artists:
Marco Rudy, Mick Gray, Jack Purcell, JP Mayer
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 16th, 2009

Blackest Night #1

Is this comic excessive?Yes. But the excesses are epic and this creative team makes them worth reading about.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Oclair Albert
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
July 16th, 2009

Blackest Night #1

n a week besieged with undead and creepiness, DC offers up their event of the summer. This review is relatively spoiler-free.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Oclair Albert
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 15th, 2009

Blackest Night: Tales of the Corps #1

"Blackest Night: Tales of the Corps" tackles two familiar Lanterns and one new addition, but these origin stories don't quite spark enough interest.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns, Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Jerry Ordway, Chris Samnee, Rags Morales
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 15th, 2009

R.E.B.E.L.S. #6

"R.E.B.E.L.S." continues to be a wildly entertaining space opera that showcases Tony Bedard's skills as a writer.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tony Bedard
Artists:
Claude St. Aubin, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 12th, 2009

Green Arrow/Black Canary #22

The cover sets Green Arrow up as the second feature, essentially making this Black Canary's book.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Andrew Kreisberg
Artists:
Mike Norton, Josef Rubenstein, Bill Sienkiewicz
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 11th, 2009

Booster Gold #22

This Booster Gold arc is old-school fun, but the Blue Beetle isn't even that.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan Jurgens, Matthew Sturges
Artists:
Dan Jurgens, Mike Norton
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
July 11th, 2009

Superman: World of New Krypton #5

Courtroom Kryptonian drama and a surprise ending from Robinson, Rucka, and Woods. But it's not enough.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Robinson, Greg Rucka
Artists:
Pete Woods
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
July 11th, 2009

The Nobody

Jeff Lemire's Vertigo graphic novel puts his unique spin on the horror genre.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Jeff Lemire
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
July 9th, 2009
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