A Guide to "X-Men: Apocalypse," from A to X
Comic Books, Film
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Robert Venditti and Per Perez's "X-O Manowar Annual 2016" #1 "welcomes new readers, embraces old ones and evokes the feel of classic annuals."
Max Landis and Jock "complete Clark's journey from boy to man to Superman with... a unique spin" in "Superman: American Alien" #7.
Steve Horton and Stephen Thompson's "Satellite Falling" #1 "is a genuine example of storytelling excellence in comics."
Nick Floyd, Brian Azzarello and Simon Bisley's "3 Floyds: Alpha King" #1 "is a well-crafted dark fantasy tempered with a down-to-earth background."
Matt Kindt, Clayton Crain and David Mack's "4001 A.D." #1 "builds on an existing premise and then doubles down for an especially strong introduction."
Frank Miller, Brian Azzarello and Andy Kubert's "Dark Knight III: The Master Race" #4 "will put to rest any doubts fans had about this series."
"Aliens: Defiance" #1 "is a cut above... thanks to Brian Wood and Tristan Jones, who know when to use what's been seen before and when to change it up."
Matt Kindt and Trevor Hairsine's "Divinity II" #1 "serves as a worthwhile introduction... and works even better as a complement to the first [series]."
"Peter J. Tomasi and Ian Bertram craft a disturbingly detailed tale of horror" in "House of Penance" #1.
"Fans will find a... kind of wonder" in James Robinson and Tony Harris' grand "Star Wars Special: C-3PO" #1.
Christopher Hastings, Danilo Beyruth and Gurihiru's "The Unbelievable Gwenpool" #1 "sets a fun and decidedly comical precedent... for the series."
Nick Spencer and Steve Lieber's "The Fix" #1 is "stuffed... full of well-characterized crooks" and follows "a pair of likeable leads."
Charles Soule and Phil Noto's "Star Wars: Poe Dameron" #1 "is a conservative but well-executed take on a fan-favorite character."
"The ultimate twist makes Chuck Palahniuk and Cameron Stewart's 'Fight Club 2' #10 feel as much like an epilogue as it does a fitting conclusion."
Matt and Sharlene Kindt "set up an atmosphere that is compelling in its discomfort" in "Dept. H" #1.
Scott Snyder, Greg Capullo and Yanick Paquette "shine a bright light on the Dark Knight without betraying his dark nature" in "Batman" #50.
Mark Millar and Chris Sprouse's "Jupiter's Legacy" #4 "combines a Stan Lee-eque sense of wonder with the more edgy, modern kind evoked by Alan Moore."
Chris Samnee and Mark Waid's "Black Widow" #1 "opens with a high-octane introduction and never throttles down."
Beau Smith and Lora Innes' "Wynonna Earp" #1 "is an excellent example of how great comic book storytelling can impress newcomers and old fans alike."
Max Landis and Jae Lee's "Superman: American Alien" #4 is "another brilliant and beautifully insightful examination of Clark and his future allies."
In "Brutal Nature" #1, Ariel Olivetti and Luciano Saracino's tale of a 15th-Century Inquisition invasion of a pristine land suffers from clichés and little excitement.
While nicely illustrated, Gene Ha's "Mae" #1 is diminished by weak, uneven story construction that deflates its own premise even before there's a chance to explore it.
Robert Venditti and Pere Perez dominate with a beautifully rich story in "X-O Manowar Annual 2016" #1, a diverse and accessible comic that welcomes new readers, embraces old ones and evokes the feel of classic summertime annuals.
Clark Kent takes his last steps towards assuming his iconic role in Max Landis and Jock's "Superman: American Alien" #7, a beautiful yet gritty finale that puts the last piece of Clark's origin in place.
Robert Venditti and Clayton Henry craft an attractive and efficient one-shot with "4001 A.D.: X-O Manowar" #1, a far-reaching story that needs little characterization and makes no apologies for it.
In "Satellite Falling" #1, Steve Horton and Stephen Thompson demonstrate brilliant collaboration, dynamic storytelling and richly detailed art for an impressive introduction.
Becky Cloonan teams with Steve Dillon to tell a relatively standard story in "The Punisher" #1, which includes a couple of twists that might entice new readers while giving diehards exactly what they're looking for.
Matt Kindt, Clayton Crain and David Mack craft an especially strong debut in "4001 A.D." #1, which delivers a story full of promise and breathtaking art.
Comics and beer have never gone together better than in Nick Floyd, Brian Azzarello and Simon Bisley's "Alpha King" #1, a well-crafted dark fantasy tempered with a down-to-earth background in craft-brewing.
Frank Miller, Brian Azzarello, Andy Kubert and Klaus Janson hit their stride in "Dark Knight III: The Master Race" #4, where the Man of Steel falls but Batman rises to face a genuinely intimidating threat.
Despite some familiar faces, Cullen Bunn and David Baldeon's "Micronauts" #1 reads more like any other generic sci-fi story.
In "Aliens: Defiance #1," Brian Wood and Tristan Jones know when to rely on oft-used "Aliens" tropes and when to slightly tweak them, evoking the intended tension and fear but also including a surprise or two.
Superman all but forces Supergirl into his role in Peter J. Tomasi, Paul Pelletier and Sandra Hope Archer's "Action Comics" #51.
Though it has its moments, Will Corona Pilgrim and Andrea Di Vito's "Captain America: Road to War" #1 delivers a dull, choppy standalone story.
Matt Kindt and Trevor Hairsine reunite for "Divinity II" #1, which follows another cosmonaut who faces a transformational encounter with her predecessor from the first series.
Peter J. Tomasi and Ian Bertram forge a downright creepy and horrific tale in "House of Penance" #1.
James Robinson and Tony Harris deliver some storytelling magic in "Star Wars Special: C-3PO" #1, which answers how Threepio got his red arm and presents some great character development as well as superb pacing.
Christopher Hastings, Danilo Beyruth and Gurihiru put a slightly darker spin on Gwen Poole in "The Unbelievable Gwenpool" #1, but they also make this oddly amalgamated heroine fun and compelling.
Geoff Johns' "Justice League: Darkseid War Special" #1 is carried by a strong artistic team and the equally strong characters Jessica Cruz, aka Power Ring, and Grail, daughter of Darkseid.
Spencer and Steve Lieber's clean, well-trimmed bad guys belie the darkly comical tone of "The Fix" #1, a highly engaging introduction.