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Rachel Rising #42

May 27th, 2016 - by Karen O'Brien

With issue #42, Terry Moore provides a stunning and satisfying conclusion to his supernatural horror series "Rachel Rising."

Justice League #50

May 27th, 2016 - by Matt Little

In "Justice League" #50, Geoff Johns and Jason Fabok wrap up the epic "Darkseid War" with big sacrifices, big hero moments, big action and big revelations.

Afterlife With Archie #9

May 26th, 2016 - by Jim Johnson

Reggie Mantle gets the spotlight in Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Francesco Francavilla's brilliant "Afterlife With Archie" #9, which establishes a surprising connection between his devious ways and the ongoing apocalypse.

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East of West #26

Jonathan Hickman and Nick Dragotta's "East of West" #26 rumbles forward as Death actively looks for his son Babylon with a new ally, and a new face enters into the presence of the Chosen.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Nick Dragotta
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Mon, May 30th, 2016

Jem and The Holograms #15

In Kelly Thompson and Sophie Campbell's "Jem and The Holograms" #15, the band must find a way to stop Silica, and they both give and receive help from an unlikely ally: the Misfits.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Kelly Thompson
Artists:
Sophie Campbell
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
Mon, May 30th, 2016

The Totally Awesome Hulk #6

In "Totally Awesome Hulk" #6, Greg Pak and Mike Choi quickly wrap up the story about the Hulk and Maddy's encounter with the Enchantress and Thor, but it feels like there could have been a lot more at play here.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Pak
Artists:
Mike Choi
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Fri, May 27th, 2016

Batgirl #52

In "Batgirl" #52, Brenden Fletcher, Eleonora Carlini and Minkyu Jung's wrap-up of the series feels almost like an afterthought, despite some fun cameo appearances by the "Gotham Academy" cast.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Brenden Fletcher
Artists:
Eleonora Carlini, Minkyu Jung
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Fri, May 27th, 2016

Extraordinary X-Men #10

Jeff Lemire and Humberto Ramos continue the "Apocalypse Wars" in "Extraordinary" X-Men #10, where the younger X-Men protect the ark containing 600 new mutant embryos and the more experienced X-Men try to figure out a way to save Coloss

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Humberto Ramos
Reviewer:
Leia Calderon
Fri, May 27th, 2016

Rachel Rising #42

With issue #42, Terry Moore provides a stunning and satisfying conclusion to his supernatural horror series "Rachel Rising."

Publisher:
Abstract Studios
Writer:
Terry Moore
Artists:
Terry Moore
Reviewer:
Karen O'Brien
Fri, May 27th, 2016

Justice League #50

In "Justice League" #50, Geoff Johns and Jason Fabok wrap up the epic "Darkseid War" with big sacrifices, big hero moments, big action and big revelations.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Jason Fabok
Reviewer:
Matt Little
Fri, May 27th, 2016

Ms. Marvel #7

The Tri-State Science Fair goes horribly wrong in G. Willow Wilson and Adrian Alphona's "Ms. Marvel" #7, which finds Kamala Khan and Miles Morales on opposing sides of a geek-style arms race.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
G. Willow Wilson
Artists:
Adrian Alphona
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Thu, May 26th, 2016

Nighthawk #1

In David F. Walker and Ramon Villalobos' "Nighthawk" #1, a displaced version of Kyle Richmond finds himself a new home, and it's a very realistic one that could use a gritty hero's touch.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
David F. Walker
Artists:
Ramon Villalobos
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
Thu, May 26th, 2016

Adventures of Supergirl #2

In "Adventures of Supergirl" #2, Sterling Gates, Jonboy Meyers and Pop Mhan pit Kara against Vril Dox, and -- while the overall story is fun and worth reading -- some of the plotting falls into a pattern.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Sterling Gates
Artists:
Jonboy Meyers, Pop Mhan
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Thu, May 26th, 2016

Afterlife With Archie #9

Reggie Mantle gets the spotlight in Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Francesco Francavilla's brilliant "Afterlife With Archie" #9, which establishes a surprising connection between his devious ways and the ongoing apocalypse.

Publisher:
Archie Comics
Writer:
Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
Artists:
Francesco Francavilla
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
Thu, May 26th, 2016

Captain America: Steve Rogers #1

The old Cap is back and youthful as ever in "Captain America: Steve Rogers" #1, but his re-introduction is plagued by poor synergy between Nick Spencer and Jesus Saiz.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Nick Spencer
Artists:
Jesus Saiz
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
Wed, May 25th, 2016

Scooby Apocalypse #1

A scientific conspiracy endangers the entire world in Keith Giffen, J.M. DeMatteis and Howard Porter's "Scooby Apocalypse" #1.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen, J.M. DeMatteis
Artists:
Howard Porter
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
Tue, May 24th, 2016

Lucifer #6

Takehiko and his girlfriend get to know each other's family histories in Holly Black and Stephanie Hans' "Lucifer" #6.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Holly Black
Artists:
Stephanie Hans
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
Mon, May 23rd, 2016

Wonder Woman #52

In "Wonder Woman" #52, the New 52 era ends for the God of War as writer Meredith Finch and artist Miguel Mendonca send a frantic Diana to rescue the dying Zola and Zeke.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Meredith Finch
Artists:
Miguel Mendonca, Diana Egea, Juan Albarran
Reviewer:
Karen O'Brien
Mon, May 23rd, 2016

Karnak #4

In Warren Ellis and Roland Boschi's "Karnak" #4, Karnak infiltrates the Chapel of the Single Shadow.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Roland Boschi
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
Mon, May 23rd, 2016

Archangel #1

William Gibson and Butch Guice's "Archangel" #1 successfully launches a tightly plotted, fast-paced science fiction thriller about a corrupt politician going back in time.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
William Gibson
Artists:
Butch Guice, Tom Palmer
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
Mon, May 23rd, 2016

Usagi Yojimbo #154

Stan Sakai's "Usagi Yojimbo" #154 is another done-in-one story, where Usagi's moment of kindness to a winged Komori ninja comes back to haunt him when he tries to defend a merchant from an attack.

Publisher:
Dark Circle Comics
Writer:
Stan Sakai
Artists:
Stan Sakai
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Mon, May 23rd, 2016

Brutal Nature #1

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.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Luciano Saracino
Artists:
Ariel Olivetti
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
Mon, May 23rd, 2016

Mae #1

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.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Gene Ha
Artists:
Gene Ha
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
Mon, May 23rd, 2016

Astro City #35

In "Astro City" #35, Kurt Busiek and Ron Randall tell a story of legacies -- both superheroes and otherwise -- with Jack-in-the-Box at its center.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Ron Randall
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Mon, May 23rd, 2016

Silver Surfer #4

Thanks to Michael Allred and Laura Allred, "Silver Surfer" #4 looks great, but Dan Slott's story of Shalla Bal seeking revenge for the erasure of Zenn-La's culture is little more than a retread of the previous issue.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Slott
Artists:
Michael Allred
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Mon, May 23rd, 2016

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10 #27

In "Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10" #27, the gang splinters in the face of adversity, but -- when Christos Gage and Rebekah Isaacs focus on Xander and Dawn -- the comic really sings.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Christos Gage
Artists:
Rebekah Isaacs
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Mon, May 23rd, 2016

DC Universe: Rebirth #1

Geoff Johns, Gary Frank, Ethan Van Sciver, Ivan Reis and Phil Jimenez lay out a new manifesto for the company's line of comics in "DC Universe: Rebirth" #1, which calls for characters with more hope in their hearts.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Gary Frank, Ethan Van Sciver, Ivan Reis, Phil Jimenez, Joe Prado, Matt Santorelli
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Mon, May 23rd, 2016

Tank Girl: Two Girls One Tank #1

Series creator Alan Martin and artist Brett Parson send Tank Girl and her intrepid crew on a ball-busting adventure to replace her "stolen" tank in "Tank Girl: Two Girls One Tank" #1.

Publisher:
Titan Comics
Writer:
Alan Martin
Artists:
Brett Parson
Reviewer:
Karen O'Brien
Fri, May 20th, 2016

Goldie Vance #2

In Hope Larson and Brittney Williams' "Goldie Vance" #2, Goldie and her friends search for a missing hotel guest.

Publisher:
BOOM! Studios
Writer:
Hope Larson
Artists:
Brittney Williams
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
Fri, May 20th, 2016

Spider-Man #4

In Brian Michael Bendis and Sara Pichelli's "Spider-Man" #4, Ganke shares a secret with the new kid at school -- whether Miles likes it or not.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Sara Pichelli, Gaetano Carlucci
Reviewer:
Matt Little
Fri, May 20th, 2016

Dept. H #2

"Dept. H" #2 gives us a glimpse of Mia's past in outer space, even as Matt Kindt plunges her and her brother Raj into the depths of the ocean for a scarily familiar mission filled with danger.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Matt Kindt
Artists:
Matt Kindt
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Fri, May 20th, 2016

X-O Manowar Annual 2016 #1

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.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Robert Venditti, Amy Chu, Jody Houser
Artists:
J.G. Jones, Pere Perez, Mike McKone, Adam Gorham, Roberto de la Torre
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
Fri, May 20th, 2016

Superman: American Alien #7

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.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Max Landis
Artists:
Jock
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
Fri, May 20th, 2016

Civil War II #0

Brian Michael Bendis and Olivier Coipel team up for "Civil War II" #0, which finds NuHuman Ulysses and his ability to profile the future caught in a conflict between the Avengers.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Olivier Coipel
Reviewer:
Leia Calderon
Thu, May 19th, 2016

Future Quest #1

"Future Quest" #1 mashes up numerous Hanna-Barbera properties into one big adventure story, and Jeff Parker, Evan "Doc" Shaner and Steve Rude make sure to open the book up to new and old fans alike.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Evan Shaner, Steve Rude
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Tue, May 17th, 2016

Guardians of the Galaxy #8

Writer Brian Michael Bendis splits up the team for a rescue mission and gives artist Valerio Schiti quite a challenge when Venom and Groot pair up to meet some friendly neighborhood Skrulls in "Guardians of the Galaxy" #8.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Valerio Schiti
Reviewer:
Karen O'Brien
Mon, May 16th, 2016

Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #6

Batman, Robin and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles face mutagen-corrupted inmates of Arkham Asylum, Shredder and the clock in the final installment of James Tynion IV and Freddie E. Williams II's "Batman/TMNT" #6.

Publisher:
DC Comics/IDW Publishing
Writer:
James Tynion IV
Artists:
Freddie E. Williams
Reviewer:
Karen O'Brien
Mon, May 16th, 2016

Adventures of Supergirl #1

Sterling Gates and Bengal bring CBS's Supergirl to print in "Adventures of Supergirl" #1, where Kara takes on a monstrous escaped prisoner from Fort Rozz who is more than she seems.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Sterling Gates
Artists:
Bengal
Reviewer:
Leia Calderon
Mon, May 16th, 2016

Black Panther #2

T'Challa confronts Zenzi and Ayo and Aneka take on bandits in Ta-Nehisi Coates and Brian Stelfreeze's "Black Panther" #2.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ta-Nehisi Coates
Artists:
Brian Stelfreeze
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
Mon, May 16th, 2016

Archie #8

In Mark Waid and Veronica Fish's "Archie" #8, Archie fights a powerful enemy: Hiram Lodge, Veronica's dad.

Publisher:
Archie Comics
Writer:
Mark Waid
Artists:
Veronica Fish
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
Mon, May 16th, 2016

Harley Quinn and Her Gang of Harleys #2

Harley Sinn's forces circle in Frank Tieri, Jimmy Palmiotti and Mauricet's "Harley Quinn and Her Gang of Harleys" #2, but -- while it's nice to see a little more of the personal lives of the cast -- it also results in a slow-paced

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Frank Tieri, Jimmy Palmiotti
Artists:
Mauricet
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Mon, May 16th, 2016

Action Comics #52

Peter J. Tomasi, Dale Eaglesham, Scot Eaton and Wayne Faucher unleash the Super-Pretender on pre-New 52 Superman in "Action Comics" #52, but the early momentum of this storyline is fading fast.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Dale Eaglesham, Scot Eaton, Wayne Faucher
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Mon, May 16th, 2016

All-New X-Men #9

Dennis Hopeless, Mark Bagley and Andrew Hennessy's "All-New X-Men" #9 plunges Beast and Kid Apocalypse into "Apocalypse Wars" via a trip through time in their most promising issue to date.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dennis Hopeless
Artists:
Mark Bagley, Andrew Hennessy
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Mon, May 16th, 2016
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