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FBP: Federal Bureau of Physics #3

Simon Oliver, Robbi Rodriguez and Rico Renzi deliver physics, mysteries and mind-bending action in "FBP: Federal Bureau of Physics" #3.

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

FBP: Federal Bureau of Physics #2

"FBP: Federal Bureau of Physics" #2 has Simon Oliver and Robbi Rodriguez mix weird science, action, and conspiracy all together effortlessly in this strong second issue that is deliberately and thoroughly odd.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Simon Oliver
Artists:
Robbi Rodriguez
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 2nd, 2013

American Vampire Anthology #1

"American Vampire Anthology" #1 reminds readers why Scott Snyder and Rafael Albuquerque's creation is so beloved as more than a score of the comics' industry's biggest names contribute to the legend of Skinner Sweet.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder, Jason Aaron, Rafael Albuquerque, Jeff Lemire, Becky Cloonan, Francesco Francavilla, Gail Simone, Gabriel Bá, Fábio Moon, Greg Rucka
Artists:
Rafael Albuquerque, Declan Shalvey, Ivo Milazzo, Ray Fawkes, Becky Cloonan, Francesco Francavilla, Tula Lotay, Gabriel Bá, Fábio Moon, JP Leon
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 28th, 2013

Astro City #3

"Astro City" #3 concludes the new series' first two-part story, where Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson remind us that heroes come in all shapes and sizes.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Brent Anderson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 15th, 2013

Fairest #18

"Fairest" #18 serves as a transition piece for Sean E. Williams and Stephen Sadowski's "The Return of the Maharaja," and while it serves an important function, it's the least interesting chapter so far.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Sean E. Williams
Artists:
Stephen Sadowski, Andrew Pepoy
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 12th, 2013

Trillium #1

Writer and artist Jeff Lemire launches a fascinating first issue in "Trillium" #1 with an unusual storytelling choice that really pays off.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Jeff Lemire
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
August 7th, 2013

Tom Strong and the Planet of Peril #1

Tom Strong's newest adventure kicks off with a profoundly dull debut issue, but Chris Sprouse keeps the ship afloat with his usual fantastic art.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Peter Hogan
Artists:
Chris Sprouse, Karl Story
Reviewer:
Nat Webb
August 2nd, 2013

Collider #1

A strong and gorgeous start to Simon Oliver, Robbi Rodriguez, and Rico Renzi's new Vertigo series "Collider."

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Simon Oliver
Artists:
Robbi Rodriguez
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
August 1st, 2013

The Wake #3

"The Wake" #3 puts Scott Snyder's and Sean Murphy's latest creation in motion with devastating results.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Sean Murphy
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 31st, 2013

Fables #131

"Fables" #131 has Bill Willingham, Mark Buckingham, and Steve Leialoha follow-up on all of the recent storylines, as well as beginning a new one about Camelot, but it all feels a little terse.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Bill Willingham
Artists:
Mark Buckingham, Steve Leialoha
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
July 22nd, 2013

The Wake #2

Spanning millions of years and with a fascinating and disturbing mystery at its center, Scott Snyder and Sean Murphy's "The Wake" #2 is a force to be reckoned with in comics storytelling.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Sean Murphy
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
June 28th, 2013

100 Bullets: Brother Lono #1

"100 Bullets: Brother Lono" #1 is a return to Brian Azzarello and Eduardo Risso's vivid world of crime and communities, following the continued adventures of Lono, the larger-than-life Minuteman.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Brian Azzarello
Artists:
Eduardo Risso
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
June 21st, 2013

The Wake #1

In "The Wake" #1, Scott Snyder and Sean Murphy introduce us to the main cast and perform a lot of set-up, but there's still enough material in this aquatic horror story to keep you interested in what's to come.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Sean Murphy
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 29th, 2013

Fables #129

"Fables" #129 brings "Snow White" to a conclusion, but Bill Willingham and Mark Buckingham warned us that we shouldn't expect a happy ending when Snow White and Brandish square off one final time.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Bill Willingham
Artists:
Mark Buckingham, Steve Leialoha, Andrew Pepoy
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 20th, 2013

Fairest #15

Sean E. Williams, Stephen Sadowski, and Phil Jimenez introduce a new group of characters in "Fairest" #15, and so far this new world based on the Indian subcontinent shows a lot of promise.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Sean E. Williams
Artists:
Stephen Sadowski, Phil Jimenez
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 3rd, 2013

Time Warp #1

"Time Warp" delivers nine stories by fantastic talent like Damon Lindelof, Gail Simone, Jeff Lemire and Matt Kindt among others. And, yes, there are dinosaurs. And Adolf Hitler. Not at the same time, though.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Damon Lindelof, Tom King, Gail Simone, Simon Spurrier, Toby Litt, Peter Milligan, Ray Fawkes, Matt Kindt, Dan Abnett
Artists:
Jeff Lemire, Tom Fowler, Gael Bertrand, Michael Dowling, Mark Buckingham, Victor Santos, M. K. Perker, Andy MacDonald, Matt Kindt, I.N.J. Culbard
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
March 28th, 2013

Fables #125

"Fables" #125 kicks off a new storyline from Bill Willingham and Mark Buckingham, and suddenly everything from the past year or so of "Fables" all snaps into place as part of a larger story.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Bill Willingham
Artists:
Mark Buckingham, Steve Leialoha
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 23rd, 2013

Sweet Tooth #40

"Sweet Tooth" #40 from Jeff Lemire draws the acclaimed series to a close with grace and flare, giving Gus one more battle to fight and one more future to face.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Jeff Lemire
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 10th, 2013

Punk Rock Jesus #6

Sean Murphy's awesome "Punk Rock Jesus" series comes crashing to a close with the appropriate bang in issue #6.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Sean Murphy
Artists:
Sean Murphy
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
January 4th, 2013

American Vampire #34

"American Vampire" #34 is the conclusion to the first half of Scott Snyder and Rafael Albuquerque's decades-spanning adventures featuring Skinner Sweet and Pearl Jones.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
January 2nd, 2013

American Vampire #33

Scott Snyder and Rafael Albuquerque give readers plenty of reasons to get emotional with the story in "American Vampire" #33, the second-to-last issue before the series break.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
November 30th, 2012

Fables #123

Bill Willingham and Gene Ha conclude "The Destiny Game" in "Fables" #123, but despite the fun first half last month, this installment suffers by predictability.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Bill Willingham
Artists:
Gene Ha, Shawn McManus, Zander Cannon, Andrew Pepoy
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 26th, 2012

Punk Rock Jesus #5

Chris challenges a follower's faith, and Thomas and Slate muse about their god-given talents in "Punk Rock Jesus" #5, continuing Sean Murphy's unconventional epic tale in a way that engages both the reader's heart and mind.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Sean Murphy
Artists:
Sean Murphy
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
November 16th, 2012

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo Volume 1

Volume 1 of Denise Mina, Leonardo Manco, and Andrea Mutti's adaptation of Stieg Larsson's "The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo" isn't a bad book but it can't live up to the superior source material.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Denise Mina
Artists:
Leonardo Manco, Andrea Mutti
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
November 14th, 2012

Fairest #9

In "Fairest" #9 by Lauren Beukes and Inaki Miranda, Rapunzel meets old loves and new threats in The Hidden Kingdom. The imagery and Beukes' allusive world-building are lovely, but flaws in plotting, pacing and characterization mar its beaut

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Lauren Beukes
Artists:
Inaki Miranda
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
November 12th, 2012

Ghosts #1

"Ghosts" #1 includes work by Geoff Johns, Amy Reeder, the late Joe Kubert, Paul Pope and Gilbert Hernandez. Despite this lineup, most of the stories are unmemorable, making for a mediocre anthology.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Cecil Castellucci, Mary H. K. Choi, Al Ewing, Gilbert Hernandez, Geoff Johns,Neil Kleid, Joe Kubert, Andy Lanning, Toby Litt, Paul Pope
Artists:
Mark Buckingham, Rufus Dayglo, Gilbert Hernandez, Phil Jimenez, Joe Kubert, John McCrea, Jeff Lemire, Paul Pope, Amy Reeder, Victor Santos
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
November 5th, 2012

American Vampire #32

Scott Snyder and Rafael Albuquerque serve up a healthy dish of exposition in "American Vampire" #32, as a surprising face from the title's first story makes her dramatic and dangerous return.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
November 2nd, 2012

The New Deadwardians #8

Dan Abnett and I.N.J. Culbard's excellent "The New Deadwardians" mini-series comes to a solid conclusion with issue #8.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Dan Abnett
Artists:
I.N.J. Culbard
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
November 1st, 2012

American Vampire: Lord of Nightmares #5

"American Vampire: Lord of Nightmares" #5 from Scott Snyder and Dustin Nguyen closes one chapter for the "American Vampire" brand while establishing the structure for the further adventures of the Vassals of the Morning Star.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Dustin Nguyen
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
October 22nd, 2012

Punk Rock Jesus #4

In "Punk Rock Jesus" #4, more than one character dies, and Chris, clone of Jesus Christ, finally finds Punk Rock. Writer and artist Sean Murphy tells a grand, ambitious story about reality TV, religion and resistance in contemporary America.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Sean Murphy
Artists:
Sean Murphy
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
October 15th, 2012

Fairest #8

"Fairest" #8 begins a new story arc, "The Hidden Kingdom" by Lauren Beukes and Inaki Miranda. Something from Rapunzel's past tracks her down and she is attacked twice by supernatural forces, once in Fabletown, once in Tokyo.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Lauren Beukes
Artists:
Inaki Miranda
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
October 8th, 2012

American Vampire #31

Pearl Preston has the unwanted opportunity to reflect on her life and her station throughout the course of “American Vampire” #31 leading to a stunning final page reveal.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
September 26th, 2012

Punk Rock Jesus #3

Sean Murphy's "Punk Rock Jesus" #3 hits the halfway point of this fantastic mini-series, with the clone of Jesus entering public school even as his birth mother nears her breaking point. And then things get crazy.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Sean Murphy
Artists:
Sean Murphy
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 14th, 2012

Fairest #7

"Fairest" #7 puts the spotlight on the beautiful Lamia, as pursued by the Beast in the 1940s -- but Matthew Sturges and Shawn McManus provide their own twist for the characters involved.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Matthew Sturges
Artists:
Shawn McManus
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
September 7th, 2012

American Vampire #30

"American Vampire" #30 is a great middle arc issue where the plot moves forward and some great narrative bombs are dropped.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
August 29th, 2012

Scalped #60

The final issue to Jason Aaron and R.M. Guera's "Scalped" leaves a gratifying experience in its wake to the long-running Vertigo series.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Jason Aaron
Artists:
R.M. Guera
Reviewer:
Andy Liegl
August 27th, 2012

Fables #120

"Cubs in Toyland" continues in "Fables" #120, and Bill Willingham and Mark Buckingham's story gets decidedly grim as Dare and Therese's situation gets dire with starvation looming, and a sacrifice must be made.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Bill Willingham
Artists:
Mark Buckingham, Steve Leialoha, Shawn McManus
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
August 23rd, 2012

American Vampire: Lord of Nightmares #3

"American Vampire: Lord of Nightmares" #3 brings Dracula onto the chessboard and pits him against the Vassals of the Morning Star through the actions of one of their own.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Dustin Nguyen
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
August 9th, 2012

American Vampire #29

To try and root out vampires, Skinner Sweet and Pearl Preston pose as House of Un-American Activities Committee agents in Scott Snyder and Rfael Albuquerque's "American Vampire" #29.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
July 30th, 2012

The Unwritten #39

In the "Unwritten" #39, Didge and Danny confront cult leader Lucas Filby and one of them has a seemingly miraculous escape. Also, a flashback reveals who Pauly Bruckner was before he became Mr. Bun!

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Peter Gross
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
July 23rd, 2012

American Vampire: Lord of Nightmares #2

"American Vampire: Lord of Nightmares" #2 reveals the history of Dracula as seen through Dustin Nguyen's superb and intelligent art.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Dustin Nguyen
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
July 11th, 2012

The New Deadwardians #4

Suttle continues his investigation on the outside and pairing up with his driver Bowles is headed into the country and beyond all the gates to ask some questions.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Dan Abnett
Artists:
I.N.J. Culbard
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
June 29th, 2012

American Vampire #28

"American Vampire" comes to Hollywood with explosive results.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
June 27th, 2012

The Unwritten #38

"The Unwritten" #38 is a solid chapter in "The Wound" story arc as readers are drawn deeper into the mystery of an Australian cult that has been making people disappear.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Peter Gross
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
June 25th, 2012

Saucer Country #4

A hypnotic regression reveals more about the Governor's abduction in "Saucer Country" #4.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Paul Cornell
Artists:
Ryan Kelly
Reviewer:
James Hunt
June 15th, 2012

American Vampire: Lord of Nightmares #1

"American Vampire: Lord of Nightmares" #1 has a lot to enjoy for both existing fans as well as new readers.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Dustin Nguyen
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
June 14th, 2012

The New Deadwardians #3

"The New Deadwardians" manages to stick zombies and vampires into a story and make it still feel unique.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Dan Abnett
Artists:
I.N.J. Culbard
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 31st, 2012

American Vampire #27

"American Vampire" #27 offers a peek further into the series mythos and it's clear Scott Snyder is here for the long con.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Riccardo Burchielli
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
May 30th, 2012

Fables #117

"Fables" #117 takes three of the Wolf family into Toyland for a exploration of character.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Bill Willingham
Artists:
Mark Buckingham, Steve Leialoha, Andrew Pepoy
Reviewer:
Jorge Solis
May 24th, 2012

Saucer Country #3

Governor Alvarado and her ex-husband Michael's alien abduction continues to plague them and Alvarado's team brings in an expert for her campaign as Michael seeks out an expert of his own.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Paul Cornell
Artists:
Ryan Kelly
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
May 21st, 2012
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