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Creeple Peeple #1

Matt Anderson, Patrick Pidgeon, Time Lattie and Diego Rodriguez's mad-science themed "Creeple Peeple" #1 is far more mild than wild and its science isn't really so weird.

Publisher:
IDW
Writer:
Matt Anderson, Patrick Pidgeon
Artists:
Tim Lattie
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
Wed, January 21st, 2015

Ei8ht #1

Best known as the artist of "American Vampire," Rafael Albuquerque introduces readers to a whole new dimension as he handles double-duty writing and drawing "Ei8ht" #1 with a scripting assist from Mike Johnson.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Rafael Albuquerque, Mike Johnson
Artists:
Rafael Albuquerque
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Tue, January 20th, 2015

The Fuse #9

Motives come into question in Antony Johnston and Justin Greenwood's "Fuse" #9.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Antony Johnston
Artists:
Justin Greenwood
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
Mon, January 19th, 2015

Copperhead #5

Clara and Boo discover who killed the Sewells in Jay Faerber and Scott Godlewski's "Copperhead" #5.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Jay Faerber
Artists:
Scott Godlewski
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
Mon, January 19th, 2015

Supreme Blue Rose #6

In "Supreme Blue Rose" by Warren Ellis and Tula Lotay, Darius Dax makes a decision, the two doctors make their way to the Supremacy and Diana Dane finally meets Judith Jordan.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Tula Lotay
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
Mon, January 19th, 2015

The Death-Defying Doctor Mirage #5

Crossing into the land beyond mortality and back, "The Death-Defying Doctor Mirage" #5 brings a satisfying conclusion to Jen Van Meter's story as drawn by Roberto de la Tore.

Publisher:
Valiant Entertainment
Writer:
Jen Van Meter
Artists:
Roberto de la Tore
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Mon, January 19th, 2015

Grayson #6

Tim Seeley, Tom King and Mikel Janin pit Grayson against the Midnighter in "Grayson" #6, something that grabs the reader's attention more than Grayson's interrupted mission.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Tim Seeley, Tom King
Artists:
Mikel Janin
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Mon, January 19th, 2015

Avengers #34.2

Wedging in before the start of the current "Time Runs Out" mega-story going on in Avengers' titles, writer Sam Humphries and artist Bengal tighten the spotlight around Starbrand in "Avengers" #34.2.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Sam Humphries
Artists:
Bengal
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Mon, January 19th, 2015

Lazarus #14

Greg Rucka and Michael Lark's "Lazarus" #14 serves up a predictable chapter as the Family Conclave continues but Forever learns what she needs for the series to proceed.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
Michael Lark, Tyler Boss
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Mon, January 19th, 2015

BOOM! Box 2014 Mix Tape #1

The "BOOM! Box 2014 Mix Tape" #1 anthology contains short stories from the creative teams of "Lumberjanes" and "Midas Flesh" among others and introduces some brand new characters.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Rob Denbleyker, Eryk Donovan, Madeleine Flores, John Kovalic, Jake Lawrence, Paul Maybury, Dave McElfatrick, Rosemary Mosco, Ryan North, Noelle Stevenson, Rian Sygh, Becca Tobin, Stefan Tosheff, Shannon Watters, Kris Wilson, Alexis Ziritt
Artists:
Rob Denbleyker, Eryk Donovan, John Kovalic, Braden Lamb, Jake Lawrence, Paul Maybury, Dave McElfatrick, Rosemary Mosco, Chris O'Neill, Carey Pietsch, Rian Sygh, Becca Tobin, Stefan Tosheff, Kendra Wells, Kris Wilson, Alexis Ziritt
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
Mon, January 19th, 2015

Jupiter's Legacy #5

Book One of "Jupiter's Legacy" ends with a spectacular showdown by Mark Millar and Frank Quitely.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Mark Millar
Artists:
Frank Quitely
Reviewer:
Matt Little
Mon, January 19th, 2015

Conan Red Sonja #1

Red Sonja and Conan try to steal the same treasure in Gail Simone, Jim Zub and Dan Panosian's "Conan Red Sonja" #1.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics / Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Gail Simone, Jim Zub
Artists:
Dan Panosian
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
Fri, January 16th, 2015

Nameless #1

Grant Morrison and Chris Burnham's "Nameless" #1 has a slightly risky opening but with, the level of tension and suspense it creates, it ultimately pays off.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Chris Burnham
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Fri, January 16th, 2015

Avengers #40

A shocking turn and several character reveals make Jonathan Hickman and Stefano Caselli's "Avengers" #40 a satisfying read.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jonathan Hickman
Artists:
Stefano Caselli
Reviewer:
Matt Little
Fri, January 16th, 2015

Daredevil #12

Responding to a dare from the Stunt-Master, Matt Murdock rides a motorcycle up the Golden Gate Bridge in "Daredevil" #12, written by Mark Waid and drawn by Chris Samnee.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Waid
Artists:
Chris Samnee
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Fri, January 16th, 2015

S.H.I.E.L.D. #2

When her high school is attacked, Ms. Marvel joins S.H.I.E.L.D. Agents Phil Coulson and Jemma Simmons in 'S.H.I.E.L.D." #2.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Waid
Artists:
Humberto Ramos, Victor Olazaba, Joe Quesada
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Fri, January 16th, 2015

Superman/Wonder Woman #15

"Superman/Wonder Woman" #15 delivers the origin of Magog in a story written by Peter J. Tomasi and drawn by Ed Benes and Doug Mahnke.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Ed Benes, Doug Mahnke, Jaime Mendoza, Mark Irwin, Don Ho
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Thu, January 15th, 2015

All-New Captain America #3

Rick Remender spends too much time on psychological warfare but provides some nice insight on Sam Wilson in the uneven "All-New Captain America" #3, though the art team makes everything look just a little too murky.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Rick Remender
Artists:
Stuart Immonen, Wade Von Grawbadger
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
Thu, January 15th, 2015

Batman Eternal #41

Kyle Higgins scripts "Batman Eternal" #41 as he, Scott Snyder and James Tynion IV deliver a suspenseful and unnerving chapter with a couple surprises that are elevated by appropriately effective images from Joe Quinones and Kelsey Shannon.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, Kyle Higgins
Artists:
Joe Quinones
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
Thu, January 15th, 2015

Vampirella #100

"Vampirella" #100 gives readers a collection of five tales from a plethora of creators, but nothing really celebrates the recognizable comic character on her centennial.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Tim Seeley, Eric Trautman, Brandon Jerwa, Mark Rahner, Nancy Collins
Artists:
Jim Terry, Dave Acosta, Gabriel Mayorga, Javier García-Miranda, Francesco Manna
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Thu, January 15th, 2015

Astro City #19

Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson's "Astro City" #19 continues to detail Quarrel's career and sings when it has the space to delve into both her adventures and emotional journey.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Kurt Busiek
Artists:
Brent Anderson
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Thu, January 15th, 2015

Sam Zabel and the Magic Pen

Dylan Horrocks' long-anticipated follow-up to "Hicksville" is well worth the wait as "Sam Zabel and the Magic Pen" catapults the title character through the world of comics.

Publisher:
Fantagraphics
Writer:
Dylan Horrocks
Artists:
Dylan Horrocks
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Thu, January 15th, 2015

Mortal Kombat X #1

A lack of focus or intended audience leaves Shawn Kittlesen and Dexter Soy's "Mortal Kombat X" #1 a disappointing mishmash of scenes.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Shawn Kittlesen
Artists:
Dexter Soy
Reviewer:
Matt Little
Wed, January 14th, 2015

Fables: The Wolf Among Us #1

Matthew Sturges, Dave Justus, Steve Sadowski, Shawn McManus and Travis Moore adapt the computer game "Fables: The Wolf Among Us" #1 to comics, and so far it's a seamless transition.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Matthew Sturges, Dave Justus
Artists:
Steve Sadowski, Shawn McManus, Travis Moore
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Wed, January 14th, 2015

Batgirl #38

Cameron Stewart, Brenden Fletcher and Babs Tarr use "Batgirl" #38 to give us a modern take on a superhero's perception by the public, and so far it's working quite well.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Cameron Stewart, Brenden Fletcher
Artists:
Babs Tarr, Cameron Stewart
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Wed, January 14th, 2015

The Humans #3

It's all acid trips and flashbacks in the spectacularly assembled "The Humans" #3 by Keenan Marshall Keller and Tom Neely.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Keenan Marshall Keller
Artists:
Tom Neely
Reviewer:
Matt Little
Mon, January 12th, 2015

Wonder Woman '77 #1

"Wonder Woman '77" #1 gives readers a fun, groovy adventure featuring the Lynda Carter version of Wonder Woman written by Marc Andreyko and drawn by Drew Johnson.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Marc Andreyko
Artists:
Drew Johnson
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Mon, January 12th, 2015

SIP Kids #1

In "SIP Kids" #2, Terry Moore moves the six-year-old versions of Katchoo, Francine, David, Freddie, Darcy and Tambi up the mountain for a ski resort vacation.

Publisher:
Abstract Studios
Writer:
Terry Moore
Artists:
Terry Moore
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
Mon, January 12th, 2015

ODY-C #2

Breathtaking art and a quality script make "ODY-C" #2 another spectacular release from Image Comics, Matt Fraction and Christian Ward.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Christian Ward
Reviewer:
Matt Little
Mon, January 12th, 2015

Trees #8

In Warren Ellis and Jason Howard's "Trees" #8, the Blindhail Tree speaks, Eligia makes a decision and things change in Shu

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Warren Ellis
Artists:
Jason Howard
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
Mon, January 12th, 2015

Angela: Asgard's Assassin #2

In "Angela: Asgard's Assassin" #2, the stolen baby's identity is revealed and the Asgardians attack.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Kieron Gillen, Marguerite Bennett
Artists:
Phil Jimenez, Stephanie Hans, Le Beau Underwood, Tom Palmer
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
Mon, January 12th, 2015

Earth 2 #30

Marguerite Bennett, Mike Johnson and a team of artists put forth an inconsistent and fragmented "Earth 2" #30 that tangentially fits within the ongoing story, featuring some decent art overlaid with hurried stories and sloppy scripting.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Marguerite Bennett, Mike Johnson
Artists:
Andy Smith, Trevor Scott, Tyler Kirkman, Cliff Richards, Thony Silas
Reviewer:
Jim Johnson
Mon, January 12th, 2015

Red Sonja: Vulture's Circle #1

Nancy A. Collins, Luke Lieberman and Fritz Casas' "Red Sonja: Vulture's Circle" #1 sounds like a solid concept when Collins comes to Dynamite to co-write the adventures of the she-devil with a sword, but the execution falls short.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Nancy A. Collins, Luke Lieberman
Artists:
Fritz Casas
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Mon, January 12th, 2015

Detective Comics #38

"Detective Comics" #38 is all over the place as Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato try to make statements on society in general as we're treated to action sequences.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Francis Manapul, Brian Buccellato
Artists:
Francis Manapul
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Mon, January 12th, 2015

Fairest #33

"Fairest" #33 is a lead-in to 2013's "Fairest of Them All" graphic novel, and Bill Willingham and Meghan Hetrick's comic loses a bit of punch in the process as we follow Goldilocks' penultimate adventure.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Bill Willingham
Artists:
Meghan Hetrick
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Mon, January 12th, 2015

Swamp Thing #38

Charles Soule and Javi Pina continue the all-out war between the different Kingdoms in "Swamp Thing" #38, and we learn just how dangerous an alliance between Metal and Fungi can be.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Charles Soule
Artists:
Javi Pina
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Mon, January 12th, 2015

Feathers #1

Poe's undercover heroics are interrupted by a new visitor to the Maze in Jorge Corona and Jen Hickman's "Feathers" #1.

Publisher:
Boom! Studios
Writer:
Jorge Corona
Artists:
Jorge Corona, Jen Hickman
Reviewer:
Marykate Jasper
Mon, January 12th, 2015

X-Men #23

"X-Men" #23 begins a new arc, "The Burning World" by G. Willow Wilson and Roland Boschi, as the team goes to Utah to investigate a mysterious lightning storm.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
G. Willow Wilson
Artists:
Roland Boschi, Jay Leisten
Reviewer:
Jennifer Cheng
Mon, January 12th, 2015

Hellboy and the B.P.R.D. #2

"Hellboy and the B.P.R.D." #2 continues Hellboy's first mission with the Bureau and, while Mike Mignola and John Arcudi's story feels slight and slow-moving, Alex Maleev's art is as stunning as ever.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Mike Mignola, John Arcudi
Artists:
Alex Maleev
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Mon, January 12th, 2015

Bucky Barnes: The Winter Soldier #3

Bucky and Quake's aardvark sets out for Mer-Z-Bow in "Bucky Barnes: The Winter Soldier" #3 by Ales Kot, Marco Rudy and Michael Walsh.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Ales Kot
Artists:
Marco Rudy, Michael Walsh
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Mon, January 12th, 2015
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