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Batman & Robin #1

Batman and Robin (Bruce and Damian) begin working together as a team for the first time since Bruce’s return from the dead. Also, someone is out to kill the agents of Batman Inc.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter J. Tomasi
Artists:
Patrick Gleason, Mick Gray
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
Fri, September 16th, 2011

Suicide Squad #1

Task Force X is reinstated, and this time “Suicide Squad” looks to grab more attention than any secret government sponsored team really should.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Adam Glass
Artists:
Federico Dallocchio, Ransom Getty, Scott Hanna
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Thu, September 15th, 2011

Daredevil #3

"Daredevil" feels like two different comics grafted together, and the seams are showing.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Mark Waid
Artists:
Paolo Rivera, Joe Rivera
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Thu, September 15th, 2011

Red Lanterns #1

The rage of the Red Lanterns gets unleashed in a story that may have been the root cause of Animal Man bleeding out from his eyes. Or not. At any rate, there’s a whole lot of red here.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Peter Milligan
Artists:
Ed Benes, Rob Hunter
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Thu, September 15th, 2011

Grifter #1

Putting the grifter back in “Grifter,” con man Cole Cash has 17 minutes, hours, or days (it’s unclear) stolen from him by mysterious creatures.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Nathan Edmondson
Artists:
CAFU, Jason Gorder
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
Thu, September 15th, 2011

Resurrection Man #1

"Resurrection Man" stays true to form, bringing itself back to life and with a new trick to boot.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Fernando Dagnino
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Thu, September 15th, 2011

Mister Terrific #1

The only apparent connection to the JSA in this initial offering from DC comes absolutely nowhere near filling the JSA-sized void on the comic racks

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Eric Wallace
Artists:
Gianluca Gugliotta, Wayne Faucher
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Wed, September 14th, 2011

Buffy The Vampire Slayer: Season 9 #1

Buffy searches for herself and her place in the world after ridding the world of all its magic.

Publisher:
Dark Horse Comics
Writer:
Joss Whedon
Artists:
Georges Jeanty, Dexter Vines
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
Wed, September 14th, 2011

John Carter: A Princess of Mars #1

Stylistically beautiful with energetic and humorous voices, Roger Langridge’s adaption of this Edgar Rice Burroughs story is off to a promising start.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Roger Langridge, Edgar Rice Burroughs
Artists:
Filipe Andrade
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
Wed, September 14th, 2011

Fear Itself #6

The penultimate issue of “Fear Itself” offers up little to be excited – or fearful – about.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Matt Fraction
Artists:
Stuart Immonen, Wade Von Grawbadger
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Wed, September 14th, 2011

New Avengers #16

Daredevil joins the New Avengers and fights some Nazi robots!

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Mike Deodato
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
Wed, September 14th, 2011

Batwoman #1

"Batwoman" #1 picks up right where "Detective Comics" #863 left off a year and a half ago, and Williams and Blackman prove their writing chops.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J.H. Williams III, W. Haden Blackman
Artists:
J.H. Williams III
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Wed, September 14th, 2011

Demon Knights #1

It's a little exposition-heavy in places, but "Demon Knights" is off to a good start.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Cornell
Artists:
Diogenes Neves, Oclair Albert
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Wed, September 14th, 2011

Legion Lost #1

"Legion Lost" feels determined to shed everything that would make it unique, until you start to wonder why this is even a Legion-related comic.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Fabian Nicieza
Artists:
Pete Woods
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Wed, September 14th, 2011

Superboy #1

"Superboy" retains a surprisingly high amount of the character's origin, while tweaking what was left out.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott Lobdell
Artists:
R.B. Silva, Rob Lean
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Wed, September 14th, 2011

American Vampire: Survival of the Fittest #4

Comics can be brilliant no matter where you are in the story. The final page of this one will really have you back next month.

Publisher:
Vertigo
Writer:
Scott Snyder
Artists:
Sean Murphy
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
Wed, September 14th, 2011

Severed #2

Scott Snyder and Scott Tuft continue to offer up turn of the century creepiness.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Scott Snyder, Scott Tuft
Artists:
Attila Futaki
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Wed, September 14th, 2011

Green Lantern #1

As Sinestro returns to the Green Lantern Corps, it looks like maybe the Sinestro Corps is going to have to consider a name change.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Geoff Johns
Artists:
Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy, Tom Nguyen
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Wed, September 14th, 2011

Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #1

In the wake of Peter Parker's death, Brian Michael Bendis introduces readers to Miles Morales, the new Ultimate Spider-Man, and his supporting cast.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Sarah Pichelli
Reviewer:
James Hunt
Wed, September 14th, 2011

Spider-Island: Avengers #1

The Avengers team up with Frog-Man while Squirrel Girl babysits.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Chris Yost
Artists:
Mike McKone
Reviewer:
James Hunt
Mon, September 12th, 2011

Heroes For Hire #11

“Fear Itself” creeps into the “Heroes For Hire” title with a surprisingly effective issue that gives both Misty Knight and Elektra lots of cool moments.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning
Artists:
Kyle Hotz, Bob Almond
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
Sun, September 11th, 2011

Men of War #1

Corporal Joe Rock is recruited for a new unit with a difficult mission. Of course, it all goes to hell right away.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Ivan Brandon, Jonathan Vankin
Artists:
Tom Derenick, Phil Winslade
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
Sun, September 11th, 2011

Moon Knight #5

Moon Knight is a pretty horrible superhero and proves it once again when he almost gets arrested.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Brian Michael Bendis
Artists:
Alex Maleev
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
Sun, September 11th, 2011

Action Comics #1

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's Superman! Back again, but for the first time.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Grant Morrison
Artists:
Rags Morales, Rick Bryant
Reviewer:
James Hunt
Sun, September 11th, 2011

The Boys #58

The investigation of a prostitute’s murder points to Jack from Jupiter, but Butcher thinks it’s a set up, wondering who would want to frame a member of the Seven.

Publisher:
Dynamite Entertainment
Writer:
Garth Ennis
Artists:
Russ Braun
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
Sat, September 10th, 2011

Green Arrow #1

The relaunch has put a fresh face on Ollie Queen, except now he more closely resembles another famous comic book archer.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
J. T. Krul
Artists:
Dan Jurgens, George Pérez
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Sat, September 10th, 2011

Thunderbolts #163

This is one of the stranger status quo shifts for "Thunderbolts," and I'm dying to see where Parker and Walker take us.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Jeff Parker
Artists:
Kev Walker
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Fri, September 9th, 2011

Wolverine: Debt of Death #1

Imagine if Sydney Pollack had directed a Wolverine movie 35 years ago. Yeah, this is that good.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
David Lapham
Artists:
David Aja
Reviewer:
Ryan K. Lindsay
Fri, September 9th, 2011

X-23 #14

Laura teams up with the FF in an attempt to discover what’s causing havoc in New York City, while Gambit and Cecilia Reyes look for Laura.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Marjorie Liu
Artists:
Phil Noto
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
Fri, September 9th, 2011

Batwing #1

The DC relaunch all but guaranteed a new plethora of Bat-books. Week One saw 3 released, including “Batwing," which spins out of the stories from the much-ballyhooed “Batman, Inc."

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Judd WInick
Artists:
Ben Oliver
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Fri, September 9th, 2011

Punisher #3

Three issues into the relaunch of this title, Greg Rucka finally puts some words in the Punisher’s mouth.

Publisher:
Marvel Comics
Writer:
Greg Rucka
Artists:
Marco Checchetto
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Thu, September 8th, 2011

Stormwatch #1

The new “Stormwatch” brings Wildstorm into the DC Universe as the group tries to recruit a superhuman known as Apollo.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Paul Cornell
Artists:
Miguel Sepulveda
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
Thu, September 8th, 2011

Static Shock #1

Static Shock’s return to comics comes just as he moves to New York City and becomes an immediately controversial hero.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Scott McDaniel, John Rozum
Artists:
Scott McDaniel, Jonathan Glapion, Le Beau Underwood
Reviewer:
Kelly Thompson
Thu, September 8th, 2011

Hawk & Dove #1

"Hawk & Dove" is a team book that is less than the sum of its parts.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Sterling Gates
Artists:
Rob Liefeld
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Thu, September 8th, 2011

O.M.A.C. #1

There's a lot of mass destruction in "O.M.A.C." #1, but little else to recommend just yet.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Keith Giffen, Dan DiDio
Artists:
Keith Giffen, Scott Koblish
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Thu, September 8th, 2011

Intrepid EscapeGoat #1

Brian Smith’s creator-owned series spins out from its Free Comic Book Day beginnings to deliver “The Curse of the Buddha’s Tooth.”

Publisher:
Th3rd World Studios
Writer:
Brian Smith
Artists:
Brian Smith
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Thu, September 8th, 2011

The Big Lie #1

A physicist travels back ten years in time to save her husband from dying in the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, but gets into an argument over who was behind the attacks.

Publisher:
Image Comics
Writer:
Rick Veitch
Artists:
Rick Veitch, Gary Erskine
Reviewer:
Chad Nevett
Thu, September 8th, 2011

Atomic Robo and the Ghost of Station X #1

There are a myriad of new comic series kicking off this week. Sure to be overlooked due to its smaller footprint, Atomic Robo’s latest adventure is waiting for you, with a well-constructed story and nicely stylized art.

Publisher:
Red 5 Comics
Writer:
Brian Clevinger
Artists:
Scott Wegener
Reviewer:
Doug Zawisza
Wed, September 7th, 2011

Animal Man #1

The script for "Animal Man" does a better job of balancing the strange and mundane than the art.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Jeff Lemire
Artists:
Travel Foreman, Dan Green
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Wed, September 7th, 2011

Batgirl #1

"Batgirl" is off to a slow start, but shows promise.

Publisher:
DC Comics
Writer:
Gail Simone
Artists:
Ardian Syaf, Vicente Cifuentes
Reviewer:
Greg McElhatton
Wed, September 7th, 2011
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