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All-Star Western #31

Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray show their usual excellent storytelling skill in "All-Star Western" #31, but their Madame .44 backup doesn't have the same vibe, but Staz Johnson and Jose Luis Garcia-López make both look great.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jimmy Palmiotti, Justin Gray
Artists:
Staz Johnson, Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
May 29th, 2014

Nightwing #30

Dick Grayson's time as a grown-up sidekick draws to a close in "Nightwing" #30 from writers Tim Seeley and Tom King and a slew of artists.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tim Seeley, Tom King
Artists:
Javier Garron, Jorge Lucas, Mikel Janin, Guillermo Ortego
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 29th, 2014

Suicide Squad #30

"Suicide Squad" #30 has Sean Ryan set up his upcoming "New Suicide Squad" in its page, and this assemblage of new and old villains is off to a reasonable start.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Sean Ryan
Artists:
Andre Coelho, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 29th, 2014

Batman #31

The second installment of "Zero Year: Savage City" from Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo gives "Batman" #31 a fight with some lions and a supercool early Batcycle scene.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Greg Capullo, Danny Miki
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 28th, 2014

Black Canary and Zatanna: Bloodspell

When a botched heist lands Black Canary in a whole lot more trouble than she bargained for, she turns to her old friend Zatanna for help in Paul Dini and Joe Quinones' "Black Canary and Zatanna: Bloodspell."

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Dini
Artists:
Joe Quinones
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
May 26th, 2014

Wonder Woman #31

"Wonder Woman" #31 enters its endgame, as Brian Azzarello and Goran Sudzuka change the status quo on Paradise Island, even the dead begin to spill out of the underworld.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Brian Azzarello
Artists:
Goran Sudzuka
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 23rd, 2014

Batwoman #31

"Batwoman" #31 wraps up the first full storyline from Marc Andreyko and Jeremy Haun, and while a round 2 against the Wolf Spider is no doubt up ahead, for now we have a solid resolution.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Marc Andreyko
Artists:
Jeremy Haun
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 23rd, 2014

New 52: Futures End #3

Dan Jurgens and Mark Irwin deliver the visuals in "New 52: Futures End" #3 for Frankenstein's big debut in the story's "modern" timeline.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Brian Azzarello, Jeff Lemire, Dan Jurgens, Keith Giffen
Artists:
Dan Jurgens, Mark Irwin, Keith Giffen
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 23rd, 2014

Batman Eternal #7

"Batman Eternal" #7 flows smoothly from the previous issue as Tim Seeley, Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, Ray Fawkes, John Layman and Emanuel Simeoni continue the weekly series.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tim Seeley, Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, Ray Fawkes, John Layman
Artists:
Emanuel Simeoni
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
May 23rd, 2014

Justice League #30

Geoff Johns, Ivan Reis and Doug Mahnke usher in a new era as Lex Luthor tries to join the team in “Justice League” #30.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Ivan Reis, Doug Mahnke, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 22nd, 2014

Batman and Frankenstein #31

Doug Mahnke steps in to draw Frankenstein's reunion with Batman in Peter J. Tomasi's "The Hunt for Robin" story in "Batman and Frankenstein" #31.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy, Keith Champagne
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 22nd, 2014

Justice League of America #14

While the successor to "Justice League of America" #14 has already seen two issues published, this issue tries to put a bow on the short-lived series in a story by Matt Kindt with Tom Derenick, Eddy Barrows and Diogenes Neves on art.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
Tom Derenick, Eddy Barrows, Diogenes Neves, Vicente Cifuentes, Eber Ferreira, Marc Deering
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 22nd, 2014

Forever Evil #7

"Forever Evil" #7 closes the Crime Syndicate chapter of Geoff Johns' "Justice League" story while it affords David Finch a chance to draw such things as Bizarro giving Lex Luthor a hug.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
David Finch, Richard Friend
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 22nd, 2014

Action Comics #31

"Doomed" comes to Greg Pak, Aaron Kuder, Rafa Sandoval & Cameron Stewart's "Action Comics" #31 and leaves a bump in the road of what has otherwise been a stellar run on the title.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak
Artists:
Aaron Kuder, Rafa Sandoval, Cameron Stewart, Vicente Cifuentes
Reviewer:
Matt Little
May 16th, 2014

New 52: Futures End #2

Hopefully "Futures End" #2 shows us a timeline slated for destruction, because Azzarello, Lemire, Jurgens, Giffen, and Merino are doing a good job in making readers dislike the future of the DC Universe.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Brian Azzarello, Jeff Lemire, Dan Jurgens, Keith Giffen
Artists:
Jesus Merino, Dan Green, Keith Giffen
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 15th, 2014

Justice League United #1

"Justice League United" #1 picks up right where #0 left off, but Jeff Lemire and Mike McKone's new series is still busy assembling the team. There are some little bits that are fun, but on the whole it's slow-moving.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Mike McKone
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 14th, 2014

Superman: Doomed #1

Superman scribes Scott Lobdell, Greg Pak and Charles Soule team up for an emotionless and tentative introduction to the latest crossover in "Superman: Doomed" #1, which at least has some interesting ideas illustrated by Ken Lashley.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Lobdell, Greg Pak, Charles Soule
Artists:
Ken Lashley
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
May 14th, 2014

Aquaman and the Others #2

"Aquaman and the Others" #2, from Dan Jurgens and Lan Medina, provides some substance behind the mystery of the Atlantean relics.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan Jurgens
Artists:
Lan Medina, Allan Martinez
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 9th, 2014

Detective Comics #31

The second part of Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato's "Icarus" storyline in "Detective Comics" #31 brings Batman across Sumo, a crime lord who just so happens to resemble a sumo wrestler.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Francis Manapul, Brian Buccellato
Artists:
Francis Manapul, Brian Buccellato
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 9th, 2014

Batman/Superman #10

Jeff Lemire, Karl Kerschl and Scott Hepburn provide a fill-in for "Batman/Superman" #10, which introduces Ray Palmer and brings back S.H.A.D.E., but neither is as interesting as you'd expect.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Karl Kerschl, Scott hepburn
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 9th, 2014

New 52: Futures End #1

"Future's End" #1 is a somewhat bland and derivative take on the idea of a dark future, but a team of DC's most notable writers squeeze out a mildly interesting story that's impressively illustrated by Patrick Zircher.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Brian Azzarello, Jeff Lemire, Dan Jurgens, Keith Giffen
Artists:
Patrick Zircher
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
May 8th, 2014

Green Arrow #31

"The Outsiders War" reaches its conclusion in "Green Arrow" #31 from regular series writer, Jeff Lemire and artist Andrea Sorrentino.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Andrea Sorrentino
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 8th, 2014

Batman Eternal #5

"Batman Eternal" #5 has James Tynion IV and company up the ante as a mystery flu bug starts sweeping through Gotham, but it's the arrival of Andy Clarke on the art that makes you want to cheer.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
James Tynion IV, Scott Snyder, Ray Fawkes, John Layman, Tim Seeley
Artists:
Andy Clarke
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 7th, 2014

Batman Eternal #4

In "Batman Eternal" #4 by Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, John Layman and Dustin Nguyen, Batman confronts Falcone and struggles with potential trouble from an unlikely quarter: Batgirl.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, John Layman, Ray Fawkes, Tim Seeley
Artists:
Dustin Nguyen, Derek Fridolfs
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
May 2nd, 2014

Batgirl Annual #2

Gail Simone, Robert Gill and Javier Garron explore the ramifications of Poison Ivy's betrayal of the rest of the Birds of Prey in "Batgirl Annual" #2, as Ivy and Batgirl find themselves unwilling allies.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gail Simone
Artists:
Robert Gill, Javier Garron
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 2nd, 2014

Vertigo Quarterly: Cyan #1

Focusing a series of anthology one-shots on the four colors used for CMYK printing sounds odd, but "Vertigo Quarterly: Cyan" is off to a strong start with many good stories.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Shaun Simon, Joe Keatinge, Lee Garbett, Jock, Amy Chu, Monty Nero, Cris Peter, Ana Koehler, Robert Rodi, James Tynion IV, Fabio Moon
Artists:
Tony Akins, Ken Garing, Jock, Alitha Martinez, Al Davison, Ana Koehler, Javi Fernandez, Martin Morazzo, Fabio Moon
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 1st, 2014

Forever Evil Aftermath: Batman vs. Bane #1

Not unlike his escapades in "Knightfall," Bane leads the charge in "Forever Evil: Arkham War" #1 by writer Peter J. Tomasi and artist Scot Eaton.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Scot Eaton, Jaime Mendoza, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
May 1st, 2014

The Flash Annual #3

"The Flash Annual" #3 kicks off Robert Venditti, Van Jensen, and Brett Booth's Wally West storyline in earnest (with the help of Ron Frenz), and so far it's a promising start.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Robert Venditti, Van Jensen
Artists:
Brett Booth, Ron Frenz, Norm Rapmund, Livesay
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 1st, 2014

Batwoman Annual #1

Marc Andreyko, Trevor McCarthy, and Moritat wrap up the storyline involving the DEO and Alice, but uneven art and a final chapter that doesn't quite align with anything else weakens the impact.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Marc Andreyko
Artists:
Trevor McCarthy, Moritat
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 1st, 2014

Batman Eternal #3

In the hands of a massive writing team and artist Jason Fabok, "Batman Eternal" #3 ups the stakes as both Batman and Stephanie Brown find themselves working alone against Falcone's forces.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, Ray Fawkes, John Layman, Tim Seeley
Artists:
Jason Fabok
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
April 28th, 2014

Aquaman #30

Jeff Parker and Paul Pelletier at least temporarily wrap up the Hercules storyline in "Aquaman" #30, even as it feels like the title is integrating itself a little better with some other isolated pockets of the DC Universe.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Paul Pelletier, Alvaro Martinez, Sean Parsons, Raul Fernandez
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 25th, 2014

Secret Origins #1

For long-time superhero readers, let's be perfectly clear: you are not the target audience for "Secret Origins" #1. This is a book squarely aimed at those brand-new to the genre.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak, Kyle Higgins, Tony Bedard
Artists:
Lee Weeks, Doug Mahnke, Paulo Siqueira, Sandra Hope, Keith Champagne, Christian Alamy, Hi-Fi
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 24th, 2014

Justice League United

Jeff Lemire and Mike McKone launch a new-but-not-really title in the Justice League stable with "Justice League United" #0.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Mike McKone
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 24th, 2014

The Flash #30

"The Flash" #30 brings on board the new creative team of Robert Venditti, Van Jensen, Brett Booth, and Norm Rapmund. So far, their story of the wake of "Forever Evil" is off to a promising start.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Robert Venditti, Van Jensen
Artists:
Brett Booth, Norm Rapmund
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 23rd, 2014

Superman #30

"Superman" #30 has yet another "Superman: Doomed" prologue in its pages, but otherwise there's little to attract your attention from Scott Lobdell and Ed Benes.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Lobdell
Artists:
Ed Benes, Norm Rapmund
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 23rd, 2014

Smallville: Lantern #1

When Clark initiated the Argo community, he triggered a series of a events that lead to his joining the Green Lantern Corps in Bryan Q. Miller and Marcio Takara's "Smallville: Lantern" #1.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Bryan Q. Miller
Artists:
Marcio Takara
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
April 21st, 2014

Red Hood and the Outlaws #30

Wil Pfiefer and Rafa Sandoval's "Red Hood and the Outlaws" #30 is another disappointing issue in the series, with an even more disappointing appearance from Frankenstein.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Wil Pfeifer
Artists:
Rafael Sandoval, R. B. Silva, Paul Neary, Wayne Faucher, Jordi Tarragona
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 21st, 2014

Justice League #29

The newly reformed Metal Men don't get the exposure that was expected, but Cyborg's tense confrontation with Grid makes "Justice League" #29 by Geoff Johns and Doug Mahnke a worthwhile chapter leading to the conclusion of "Forever

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Keith Champagne, Christian Alamy
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
April 21st, 2014

Sinestro #1

"Sinestro" #1 by Cullen Bunn and Dale Eaglesham has the titular villain wandering in exile, indulging in sulky reflections and a dialogue with himself, before he has a fateful meeting with Lyssa Drak.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Cullen Bunn
Artists:
Dale Eaglesham
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
April 21st, 2014

Harley Quinn #5

"Harley Quinn" #5 has Conner, Palmiotti and Hardin unleash Harley Quinn and Sy-Borg against the first of their targets, but the rambling nature of the series feels a little unfocused this month.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti
Artists:
Chad Hadin
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 18th, 2014

Batman Eternal #2

"Batman Eternal" #2 continues the mystery of Jim Gordon's framing, even as new and old faces are added into the mix, and not all of them are friendly.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, Ray Fawkes, John Layman, Tim Seeley
Artists:
Jason Fabok
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 16th, 2014

Batman #30

"Batman" #30 has "Zero Year" enter the final, "Savage City" phase, and so far it's the best part of the trilogy from Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo and Danny Miki.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Greg Capullo, Danny Miki
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 16th, 2014

Superman/Wonder Woman #7

"Superman/Wonder Woman" #7 serves both as epilogue to the last storyline and prologue to the next one around the bend, but Charles Soule and the art team juggle the different balls fairly well.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Charles Soule
Artists:
Paulo Siqueira, Eddy Barrows, Barry Kitson, Eber Ferreira
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 14th, 2014

Justice League 3000 #5

Firestorm joins the future Justice League in "Justice League 3000" #5, co-written by Keith Giffen and J. M. DeMatteis with art by Raymund Bermudez over layouts from Giffen.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen, J.M. DeMatteis
Artists:
Raymund Bermudez, Wayne Faucher
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 11th, 2014

Batman Eternal #1

"Batman Eternal" #1 is an impressive start to DC's new wave of weekly titles, as Scott Snyder and James Tynion IV team up to tell a tightly-paced, well-characterized story that's lavishly illustrated by Jason Fabok.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV
Artists:
Jason Fabok
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
April 9th, 2014

Swamp Thing #30

"The Gift of the Sureen" continues in "Swamp Thing" #30 as Charles Soule, Jesus Saiz, and Javier Pina both keep things interesting and also expand the mythology of Swamp Thing in general.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Charles Soule
Artists:
Jesus Saiz, Javier Pina
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 7th, 2014

Action Comics #30

"Action Comics" #30 wraps up the Ghost Soldier story, and while the sense of wonder from the earlier issues isn't there, Pak, Kuder, Dougherty, and Kershl give us a good conclusion.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak
Artists:
Aaron Kuder, Jed Dougherty, Karl Kershl
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 4th, 2014

Aquaman and the Others #1

The King of Atlantis gets a second title leading a team in Dan Jurgens and Lan Medina's "Aquaman and the Others" #1, confidently beginning a simple but entertaining and nicely drawn story that contains just enough surprises.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan Jurgens
Artists:
Lan Medina, Allen Martinez
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
April 3rd, 2014

Stormwatch #30

The past 11 issues are wiped from the books as the previous team is suddenly back in the helm for "Stormwatch" #30 -- and quite frankly, it makes me wish that Sterling Gates and Jeremy Roberts had taken over instead.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Sterling Gates
Artists:
Jeremy Roberts
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 2nd, 2014

Detective Comics #30

"Detective Comics" #30 looks absolutely gorgeous courtesy Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato, and the story centering around a waterfront renovation feels timely and full of promise.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Francis Manapul, Brian Buccellato
Artists:
Francis Manapul
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 2nd, 2014
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