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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

Mystery In Space #1

"Mystery in Space" is a truly mixed bag from start to finish.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Duane Swierczyski, Andy Diggle, Ming Doyle, Ann Nocenti, Nnedi Okorafor, Steve Orlando, Robert Rodi, Kevin McCarthy, Michael Allred
Artists:
Ramon Bachs, Davide Gianfelice, Ming Doyle, Fred Harper, Michael Wm. Kaluta, Francesco Trifogli, Sebastian Fiumara, Kyle Baker, Michael Allred
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 14th, 2012

iZombie #25

"iZombie" begins its final storyline, and the apocalypse is just getting started.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Chris Roberson
Artists:
Michael Allred
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
May 11th, 2012

American Vampire #26

Calvin Poole, African-American vampire, heads down to Alabama in the 1950s to take in some music and find the "newness" of the country he keeps hearing about.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Roger Cruz
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 25th, 2012

Dominique Laveau: Voodoo Child #2

The origins of Dominique Laveau are revealed here, but that doesn't offer much in the way of clarity.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Selwyn Seyfu Hinds
Artists:
Denys Cowan, John Floyd
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
April 19th, 2012

Northlanders #50

Brian Wood's dark crime story set in the Viking Age, "Northlanders," comes to end with this issue.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Brian Wood
Artists:
Daniel Zezelj
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
April 15th, 2012

Saucer Country #2

"Saucer Country" #2 proves that its strong first issue wasn't just a hallucination, sun spot, or weather balloon.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Paul Cornell
Artists:
Ryan Kelly
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 12th, 2012

iZombie #24

"iZombie" begins its endgame as we see the last attempted apocalypse in the '70s.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Chris Roberson
Artists:
Jim Rugg
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 5th, 2012

Fairest #2

"Fairest" #2 has the fairest art in the land, but the story fails to grab one's attention.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Bill Willingham
Artists:
Phil Jimenez, Andy Lanning
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
April 5th, 2012

The New Deadwardians #1

Billed as "Vampires versus Zombies in post-Victorian England", this first issue is all that and so much more.

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

American Vampire #25

"Death Race" comes to a conclusion as "American Vampire" ends its quarter-century with a cliffhanger.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
March 29th, 2012

Fables #115

"Fables" is entering the realm of remarkably creepy again and that's a good thing.

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

Dominique Laveau: Voodoo Child #1

Dominique Laveau almost gets killed but seems to exhibit some powers that save her. Laveau then seeks out a long dead "Voodoo Queen" Marie Laveau for a bizarre heart to heart at which point she gets a vision.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Selwyn Seyfu Hinds
Artists:
Denys Cowan, John Floyd
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
March 22nd, 2012

Saucer Country #1

A new Vertigo series merging science fiction and politics tells the story of a presidential hopeful who may have been abducted by aliens.

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

Fairest #1

"Fairest" promises a lot of beautiful ladies with its title and cover, but what you'll find inside is a bit surprising.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Bill Willingham
Artists:
Phil Jimenez, Andy Lanning
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
March 8th, 2012

Spaceman #4

What do you do when you've rescued a famous child from kidnappers and fear that it isn't safe to turn her over to the authorities? Orson doesn't know either.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Brian Azzarello
Artists:
Eduardo Risso
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
March 5th, 2012

American Vampire #24

"Death Race" plows forward, pitting vampire-killer Travis Kidd against one of the most worthy foes to cross the pages of "American Vampire."

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
February 22nd, 2012

The Unwritten #33.5

Puppet-master Madame Rausch's origin is told in a creepy little story that stands entirely on its own.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Mike Carey
Artists:
Peter Gross, Vince Locke
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 30th, 2012

American Vampire #23

Travis is your new favorite "American Vampire" character, and as such, his next move is all the more important.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
January 24th, 2012

Fables #113

"Fables" #113 is fun, but feels remarkably unstructured.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Bill Willingham
Artists:
P. Craig Russell, Adam Hughes, Ramon Bachs, Zander Cannon, Jim Fern, Rick Leonardi, Ron Randall

Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
January 19th, 2012
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