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Joe the Barbarian #7

The final battle between the forces of Playtown and King Death begins!

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Sean Murphy
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
September 20th, 2010

The Unwritten #17

You choose the origin of Lizzie Hexam in this ambitious issue of “The Unwritten!”

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Peter Gross, Ryan Kelly
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
September 16th, 2010

American Vampire #6

Book, Pearl, Skinner Sweet, and Stephen King might be scarce in this issue, but the solid, compelling story by Scott Snyder and the mesmerizing art by Rafael Albuquerque are both still here.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 12th, 2010

Greek Street #15

The final story begins and it’s a rushed, misguided attempt to begin to wrap the series up.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Peter Milligan
Artists:
Davide Gianfelice
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
September 9th, 2010

iZombie #5

It’s a bad night for Gwen as nothing goes right.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Chris Roberson
Artists:
Michael Allred
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
September 6th, 2010

Scalped #40

Dash and Carol both try kicking, while Wade returns to the rez and has some fun with Red Crow.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
RM Guéra
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
August 30th, 2010

iZombie #4

Zombies and ghosts and mummies! Oh my!

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Chris Roberson
Artists:
Michael Allred
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 8th, 2010

Doom Patrol #13

The second year of “Doom Patrol” starts off with an issue dedicated to Rita Farr.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Keith Giffen
Artists:
Matthew Clark, Ron Randall, John Livesay
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 8th, 2010

Greek Street #14

“Ajax” ends on a cliché, but Werther Dell’Edera continues to provide some very good art.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Peter Milligan
Artists:
Werther Dell’Edera
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
August 6th, 2010

Sweet Tooth #12

Presented with a paint-by-numbers cover, I couldn’t pass up this issue of “Sweet Tooth.” Oh yeah, it’s a standalone issue specifically designed to entice new readers. As if the paint-by-numbers cover didn’t give that away.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Jeff Lemire
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 6th, 2010

Daytripper #8

The protagonist, Brás, doesn’t appear in this issue, but his presence dominates it. A masterpiece of a comic.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Fábio Moon, Gabriel Bá
Artists:
Fábio Moon, Gabriel Bá
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 19th, 2010

House of Mystery #27

Brendan McCarthy is the real draw in this issue, but at least the gang is out of the house.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Matthew Sturges
Artists:
Luca Rossi, Jose Marzan Jr., Brendan McCarthy
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
July 12th, 2010

iZombie #3

Allred's art looks a bit shaky at times in this issue, but the story is starting to come together nicely.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Chris Roberson
Artists:
Michael Allred
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
July 10th, 2010

Demo, Volume 2 #6

The second volume of “Demo” ends with a powerful story about love and relationships, possibly the best of this run of six.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Becky Cloonan
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
July 7th, 2010

Joe the Barbarian #6

As the title nears its conclusion, there’s one last break where Joe is tempted with a life of comfort instead of victory over the enemy.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Sean Murphy
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 28th, 2010

American Vampire #4

"American Vampire" slays the competition.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder, Stephen King
Artists:
Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 24th, 2010

Hellblazer #268

Peter Milligan brings Shade the Changing Man back, and it's a long overdue reunion.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Peter Milligan
Artists:
Giuseppe Camuncoli, Stefano Landini
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 20th, 2010

The Unwritten #14

With the new Tommy Taylor book only 24 hours away, “The Unwritten” is a compelling, surprising comic where anything can happen.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Peter Gross
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 15th, 2010

Demo, Volume 2 #5

This issue of "Demo" is probably the simplest to date, but at the same time it's surprisingly effective.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Becky Cloonan
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 6th, 2010

Greek Street #12

Werther Dell’Edera joins the book for the three-part “Ajax,” a story focusing on a British soldier named Alex, his experiences in Afghanistan, and how they affect him now that he’s back home.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Peter Milligan
Artists:
Werther Dell’Edera
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 2nd, 2010

Scalped #38

1975, the fall of Saigon, and a guy named Wade is faced with a problem: he can’t stay there and he doesn’t want to go back home to the reservation. What’s left but death?

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
R. M. Guera
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
June 1st, 2010

Northlanders #28

Serving almost as an epilogue to "The Plague Widow," the new "Northlanders" closes out its strongest epic to date.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Leandro Fernandez
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 27th, 2010

Joe the Barbarian #5

Mostly a brilliant showcase for the art of Sean Murphy, this is Grant Morrison in his "We3" mode, and it's very good.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Sean Murphy
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
May 23rd, 2010

The Unwritten #13

Year two begins with a new Tommy Taylor book that’s a trap to reveal Wilson Taylor, long thought dead. Plus, Tom Taylor’s allies aren’t what they appear to be!

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Peter Gross
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
May 16th, 2010

Fables #95

A flashback to Snow White and Rose Red's childhood is nice, if slightly sedate.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Bill Willingham
Artists:
Mark Buckingham, Steve Leialoha
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 15th, 2010

Demo, Volume 2 #4

Colin discovers that he can breathe underwater.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Becky Cloonan
Reviewer:
James Hunt
May 10th, 2010

House of Mystery #25

Remove the gimmick from "House of Mystery" #25, and you unfortunately end up with an unmemorable issue.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Bill Willingham, Dave Justus, Paul Levitz, Alisa Kwitney, Matthew Sturges
Artists:
Luca Rossi, Jose Marzan Jr.
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 6th, 2010

iZombie #1

You can’t go wrong with a one dollar first issue drawn by Mike Allred. The writing isn’t on the same level as the art, but it’s still solid.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Chris Roberson
Artists:
Michael Allred
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
May 5th, 2010

American Vampire #2

"American Vampire" continues to tell two compelling stories, and it's nice to see the first issue's strength wasn't a one-hit wonder.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder, Stephen King
Artists:
Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 25th, 2010

Hellblazer #266

The ghost of Sid Vicious haunts the present, sort of, as J. C. goes back to his punk roots.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Peter Milligan
Artists:
Simon Bisley
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
April 22nd, 2010

The Unwritten #12

"The Unwritten" presents a chilling one-off story that will keep you from ever looking at Winnie the Pooh the same way again.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Peter Gross, Kurt Higgins, Zelda Devon
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 19th, 2010

Greek Street #10

A violent, shocking issue as the series begins to pay off on the slow-build technique used so far.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Peter Milligan
Artists:
Davide Gianfelice
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
April 11th, 2010

Demo, Volume 2 #3

Marlo has a post-it note problem... well, according to her therapist. She thinks they’re great.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Becky Cloonan
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
April 11th, 2010

The Unwritten #11

Who knew, all those complainers were right. A bad movie does hurt the original book after all.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Peter Gross, Jimmy Broxton
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 11th, 2010

Northlanders #25

The Plague Widow" looks wonderful, and tells a stark, simple tale, even if it is a bit cold.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Leandro Fernandez
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
February 28th, 2010

Joe the Barbarian #2

A visually striking issue with average writing that doesn’t progress beyond the clever premise.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Sean Murphy
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
February 17th, 2010

DMZ #50

"DMZ" hits 50 with an excellent look around the state of New York, offering something to old and new readers alike.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Rebekah Isaacs, Fabio Moon, Ryan Kelly, Riccardo Burchielli, John Paul Leon
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 15th, 2010

Daytripper #3

A powerful love story, sadness, regret, and beautiful artistry make this the strongest issue thus far.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Fabio Moon, Gabriel Ba
Artists:
Fabio Moon, Gabriel Ba
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
February 14th, 2010

Sweet Tooth #6

With the start of the second "Sweet Tooth" storyline, this mixture of past and future is a strong opening installment.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Jeff Lemire
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
February 8th, 2010

Scalped #34

“The Gnawing” concludes with a lot of bloodshed and tremendous work by Jason Aaron and R. M. Guéra.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
R. M. Guera
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
February 5th, 2010

Demo, Volume 2 #1

“Demo” returns and it’s like the series was never gone with a story about a woman haunted by a dream where a woman dies.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Becky Cloonan
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
February 4th, 2010

Fables #92

"Fables" goes for one of its patented side-stories, but this time the result is a little underwhelming.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Bill Willingham
Artists:
David Lapham
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 24th, 2010

Joe the Barbarian #1

"Joe the Barbarian" is off to a slightly slow start, but given the gist of the series, it makes sense.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Sean Murphy
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 21st, 2010

Daytripper #2

With its second issue, the idea behind "Daytripper" is starting to become a bit clearer. Perhaps.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Fabio Moon, Gabriel Ba
Artists:
Fabio Moon, Gabriel Ba
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 19th, 2010

The Unwritten #9

A prison break! Tragedy! Sadness! Another good installment of Vertigo's "Harry Potter" pastiche.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Peter Gross
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
January 18th, 2010

Saga of the Swamp Thing Book One

Alan Moore's American debut is still one of the best comics ever published in this country.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Alan Moore
Artists:
Stephen Bissette, John Totleben, Dan Day, Rick Veitch
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
December 30th, 2009

Unwritten #8

When does an innocent belief in fiction cross the line into delusion? That’s what the latest “Unwritten” asks, but the answer is undercut by the book’s larger narrative somewhat.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Peter Gross
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
December 15th, 2009

Daytripper #1

Moon and Ba provide some beautiful imagery, but the themes drip across the surface of this story.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Fabio Moon, Gabriel Ba
Artists:
Fabio Moon, Gabriel Ba
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
December 13th, 2009

Sweet Tooth #4

Stark, simple, strong -- both in the art and the narrative.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Jeff Lemire
Reviewer:
Timothy Callahan
December 6th, 2009

Greek Street #5

The first story arc ends and, sadly, the direction of the book isn’t any clearer.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Peter Milligan
Artists:
Davide Gianfelice
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
November 10th, 2009
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