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The Kitchen #2

"The Kitchen" #2 still has a slightly slow pace but a good concept from Ollie Masters as mob wives take over their husbands' business; the real star of the show, though, is Ming Doyle's art.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Ollie Masters
Artists:
Ming Doyle
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 19th, 2014

Sandman Overture #4

After a delay of several months, "Sandman Overture" #4 by Neil Gaiman and J. H. Williams picks up the prequel where it left off, with Dream arriving in the City of the Stars, on a quest to undo an earlier mercy-fueled mistake.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Neil Gaiman
Artists:
J.H. Williams III
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
December 19th, 2014

Wolf Moon #1

Once every full moon, the Wolf resurfaces in a hailstorm of blood and gore -- and Dillon plans to put a stop to it once and for all in Cullen Bunn and Jeremy Haun's "Wolf Moon" #1.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Cullen Bunn
Artists:
Jeremy Haun
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
December 5th, 2014

Fairest #32

"Fairest" #32 wraps up the final storyline of the series (with a one-shot to go), and Mark Buckingham and Russ Braun's story continues its rambling, slightly nonsensical nature.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Mark Buckingham
Artists:
Russ Braun, Andrew Pepoy
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 5th, 2014

Astro City #17

"Astro City" #17 has Kurt Busiek, Tom Grummett, and company introduce us to Sorrowsday, but it's a story that would have probably worked better with seeing more of the actual history unspooled here.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Tom Grummett, Cory Hamscher, Agustin Padilla, Bob Wiacek, Andrew Pepoy, Derlis Santacruz
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 24th, 2014

The Names #3

"The Names" #3 takes Katya and Philip one step closer to finding Kevin's killer among the Names, even as Peter Milligan and Leandro Fernandez introduce a rival secret organization.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Peter Milligan
Artists:
Leandro Fernandez
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 10th, 2014

Vertigo Quarterly: Yellow #1

"Vertigo Quarterly: Yellow" #1 is the third installment of Vertigo's CMYK anthology, collecting nine stories by Marguerite Bennett, Fabio Moon, Gerard Way, Philip Bond and Bill Sienkiewicz, among others.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Diego Agrimbau, Marguerite Bennett, João M. P. Lemos, Matt Miner, Fabio Moon, Steve Orlando, Toril Orlesky, Benjamin Read, Gerard Way
Artists:
Philip Bond, Taylan Kurtulus, João M. P. Lemos, Fabio Moon, Toril Orlesky, Bill Sienkiewicz, Emilio Utrera, Lucas Varela, Christian Wildgoose
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
November 3rd, 2014

The Names #2

In "The Names" #2 by Peter Milligan and Leandro Fernandez, Katya teams up with her hostile stepson Philip. Their further inquiries into Kevin Walker's untimely death lead unintentionally to yet another fatality.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Peter Milligan
Artists:
Leandro Fernandez
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
October 3rd, 2014

Astro City #15

"Astro City" #15's conclusion to the two-part robot-themed story is awfully sweet, but Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson's story veers between too predictable and too out-of-the-blue.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Brent Anderson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 12th, 2014

The Names #1

Written by Peter Milligan with art by Leandro Fernandez, "The Names" #1 opens with an apparent suicide as Katya Walker begins her journey to find out what happened to her husband and why.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Peter Milligan
Artists:
Leandro Fernandez
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 4th, 2014

Bodies #2

The four detectives struggle to identify the strange body in Si Spencer, Dean Ormston, Phil Winslade, Tula Lotay and Meghan Hetrick's "Bodies" #2.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Si Spencer
Artists:
Dean Ormston, Phil Winslade, Tula Lotay, Meghan Hetrick
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
September 1st, 2014

The Unwritten: Apocalypse #8

Tommy enters the Chapel Perilous, and Daniel Armitage's story reaches its end in Mike Carey and Peter Gross' "The Unwritten: Apocalypse" #8.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Peter Gross
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
August 25th, 2014

Fables #143

"Fables" #143 has the series racing towards a conclusion, but everything's happening so fast that Bill Willingham and Mark Buckingham's sprint feels more like a crash and burn.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Bill Willingham, Matthew Sturges
Artists:
Mark Buckingham, Tony Akins, Steve Leialoha, Andrew Pepoy
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 21st, 2014

Vertigo Quarterly: Magenta #1

Stories include corporate superheroes, a tale of teenage loss, snowed-in sibling rivalry and more in "Vertigo Quarterly Magenta."

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Rachel Deering, Carla Berrocal, Jody Houser, Annie Mok, Peter Milligan, Rian Hughes, Michael Moreci, Ryan K. Lindsay, Fabio Moon
Artists:
Matteo Scalera, Carla Berrocal, Nathan Fox, Dawson Walker, Rufus Dayglo, Rian Hughes, Andrea Mutti, Tommy Lee Edwards, Fabio Moon
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
August 1st, 2014

Bodies #1

Murder! Underground organizations! Intrigue! Si Spencer, Meghan Hetrick, Dean Ormston, Tula Lotay & Phil Winslade join forces to spin a tale spanning 160 years and four protagonists in "Bodies" #1.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Si Spencer
Artists:
Meghan Hetrick, Dean Ormston, Tula Lotay, Phil Winslade
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
August 1st, 2014

The Sandman: Overture #3

"The Sandman: Overture" #3 not only continues the story from the first two issues courtesy Neil Gaiman and J.H. Williams III, but also gives us information connecting to earlier "Sandman" story arcs.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Neil Gaiman
Artists:
J.H. Williams III
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 31st, 2014

The Wake #10

"The Wake" #10 brings together everything previously laid out by Scott Snyder in past issues, revealing a far larger and surprisingly epic story that's nicely wrapped up and magnificently chronicled by Sean Murphy.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Sean Murphy
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
July 30th, 2014

Coffin Hill #9

"Coffin Hill" #9 continues the title's second storyline, and Caitlin Kittredge and Inaki Miranda's revealing what happened during the Ice Fisher case that made Eve Coffin a hero is riveting.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Caitlin Kittredge
Artists:
Inaki Miranda
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 14th, 2014

American Vampire: Second Cycle #4

"American Vampire: Second Cycle" #4 puts the farmhouse of Pearl Jones in the line of a vampiric twister as the series created by Scott Snyder and Rafael Albuquerque continues to get spookier.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 9th, 2014

Astro City #13

Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson's "Astro City" #13 is deliberately told out of order, but no matter what sequence you read the pages in, it's still a fantastic issue that merges love and art.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Brent Anderson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 13th, 2014

The Wake #8

Scott Snyder and Sean Murphy amp things up emotionally and physically in "The Wake #8.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Sean Murphy
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
May 12th, 2014

American Vampire: Second Cycle #2

Scott Snyder and Rafael Albuquerque lull you into a false sense of security in "American Vampire: Second Cycle" #2, as Pearl continues to investigate the mysterious new vampire breed.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 18th, 2014

Astro City #11

Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson give readers their take on the Doctor Strange and Wong archetypes in "Astro City" #11, and the end result is a charming story on what it means to be a sorcerer's assistant.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Brent Anderson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 14th, 2014

Sandman: Overture #2

In "Sandman Overture" #2 by Neil Gaiman and J.H. Williams III, Daniel meets with Mad Hettie and Morpheus learns of alarming news through a council with all his counterparts in different worlds.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Neil Gaiman
Artists:
J.H. Williams III
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
March 28th, 2014

The Wake #7

Scott Snyder and Sean Murphy continue their captivating exploration of a world overrun with terrifying sea creatures in "The Wake" #7, in a well-structured and beautifully illustrated story that respects its readers' intelligence.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Sean Murphy
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
March 26th, 2014

American Vampire: Second Cycle #1

"American Vampire: Second Cycle" #1 gives readers a perfect jumping on point to join Scott Snyder and Rafael Albuquerque as they return to the adventures of Pearl Jones and Skinner Sweet.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 19th, 2014

Coffin Hill #6

Caitlin Kittredge and Inaki Miranda conclude their first story arc in "Coffin Hill" #6, and while it's a solid wrap-up to one plotline, this is a book that could still use a bit more energy.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Caitlin Kittredge
Artists:
Inaki Miranda
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 17th, 2014

Hinterkind #6

Prosper and her friends deal with the aftermath of the explosion and the Sidhe deal with attempted assassinations in Ian Edginton and Francesco Trifogli's "Hinterkind" #6.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Ian Edginton
Artists:
Francesco Trifogli
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
March 10th, 2014

Dead Boy Detectives #3

The investigation's underway, and there's nowhere left to hide at St. Hilarion's in Toby Litt & Mark Buckingham's "Dead Boy Detectives" #3.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Toby Litt
Artists:
Mark Buckingham, Gary Erskine
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
March 3rd, 2014

The Wake #6

The second half of Scott Snyder and Sean Murphy's "The Wake" begins here, a fascinating and gorgeous kickoff to the second part of this brilliant maxi-series.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Sean Murphy
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
February 27th, 2014

The Unwritten: Apocalypse #2

Tom is reunited with his friends in the "real world," only to find that "real" doesn't mean much these days in "The Unwritten: Apocalypse" #2

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Peter Gross
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
February 24th, 2014

Fables #138

With one year left, "Fables" #138 touches base with Geppetto once more. And if you think Bill Willingham and Russ Braun are going to show a happy reformed conqueror, you're well mistaken.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Bill Willingham
Artists:
Russ Braun
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 24th, 2014

Coffin Hill #5

Eve struggles to overcome the creature that’s taken over her friend’s body in "Coffin Hill" #5 by Caitlin Kittredge and Inaki Miranda.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Caitlin Kittredge
Artists:
Inaki Miranda
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
February 17th, 2014

The Royals: Masters of War #1

Writer Rob Williams and artist Simon Coleby combine the luster of the Royal Family with war comics and super-powered fisticuffs in "The Royals: Masters of War" #1.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Rob Williams
Artists:
Simon Coleby
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 14th, 2014

Trillium #6

Nika and William come closer to discovering why reality feels so off -- and why their supposed "delusions" feel so real in Jeff Lemire's "Trillium" #6.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Jeff Lemire
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
February 10th, 2014

Dead Boy Detectives #2

Crystal gets acclimated to her new school, and the Dead Boy Detectives discover new secrets about their deaths in Toby Litt & Mark Buckingham's "Dead Boy Detectives" #2.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Toby Litt
Artists:
Mark Buckingham, Gary Erskine, Andrew Pepoy
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
February 3rd, 2014

The Unwritten #1

Tom Taylor is traveling through stories again, as Mike Carey and Peter Gross' "The Unwritten: Apocalypse" #1 kicks off its twelve-issue conclusion.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Mike Carey, Peter Gross
Artists:
Mike Carey, Peter Gross
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
January 27th, 2014

Astro City #8

Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson's story about the takedown of Winged Victory continues in "Astro City" #8, and it feels like this story about female empowerment is poised to go somewhere interesting.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Brent Anderson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 17th, 2014

FBP: Federal Bureau of Physics #6

Adam gets a new partner and it's not exactly perfect chemistry in Simon Oliver, Robbi Rodriguez and Rico Renzi's "FBP: Federal Bureau of Physics" #6.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Simon Oliver
Artists:
Robbi Rodriguez
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
December 16th, 2013

Coffin Hill #3

Eve Coffin experiences the extended effects of her night in the woods firsthand when she visits her friend Mel in Caitlin Kittredge and Inaki Miranda's "Coffin Hill" #3.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Caitlin Kittredge
Artists:
Inaki Miranda
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
December 13th, 2013

Fairest #21

In "Fairest" #21 by Marc Andreyko and Shawn McManus, Snow White and Cinderella are hunted by an unknown foe that will lead them to take a journey to a faraway land: Ultima Thule.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Marc Andreyko
Artists:
Shawn McManus
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
December 9th, 2013

Trillium #5

Jeff Lemire gives his dual-pronged, sci-fi story an unneeded but nonetheless engaging shake-up in "Trillium" #5, but the gimmicky storytelling and unconventional art style hamper his ability fully stretch out and properly convey his story artist

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Jeff Lemire
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
December 9th, 2013

Hinterkind #3

"Hinterkind" #3 shows off both the strengths and weaknesses of Ian Edginton and Francesco Trifogli's new series; an interesting concept with mythical races reclaiming the world, but a lackluster execution.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Ian Edginton
Artists:
Francesco Trifogli
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
December 6th, 2013

The Wake #5

Scott Snyder and Sean Murphy bring their first arc to a breathtaking conclusion in "The Wake" #5.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Sean Murphy
Reviewer:
Meagan Damore
November 22nd, 2013

Coffin Hill #2

"Coffin Hill" #2 by Caitlin Kittredge and Inaki Miranda is a story about coming home, but for Eve Coffin, prodigal daughter of a line of witches, coming home means facing her past and her worst nightmare again.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Caitlin Kittredge
Artists:
Inaki Miranda
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
November 18th, 2013

Federal Bureau of Physics #5

The usual anomalies seen in Simon Oliver and Robbi Rodriguez's "Federal Bureau of Physics" #5 are kept to a minimum, but the intrigue is not as the focus shifts to how these occurrences have impacted the central character's family hist

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Simon Oliver
Artists:
Robbi Rodriguez
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
November 18th, 2013

Trillium #4

Worlds (and times) collide with devastating results in Jeff Lemire's "Trillium" #4.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Jeff Lemire,
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
November 11th, 2013

The Sandman: Overture #1

Neil Gaiman and J.H. Williams III deliver everything readers dream about and more in "The Sandman: Overture" #1.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Neil Gaiman
Artists:
J.H. Williams III
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 30th, 2013

Coffin Hill #1

A rookie cop and the daughter of a legendary family is almost killed in Caitlin Kittredge and Inaki Miranda's "Coffin Hill" #1.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Caitlin Kittredge
Artists:
Inaki Miranda
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
October 14th, 2013

Hinterkind #1

"Hinterkind" #1 by Ian Edginton and Francesco Trifogli is a strong expository issue, establishing the main characters, central themes and conflicts of an imagined post-apocalyptic civilization in which nature has triumphed over man.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Ian Edginton
Artists:
Francesco Trifogli
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
October 7th, 2013
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