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Jim Johnson gives "Age of Ultron" #10 4.5 stars, saying Brian Michael Bendis has made the concluding issue of the mega-Marvel event "plain and simple fun that evokes a kind of child-like wonderment."
Kelly Thompson gives "Ultimate Comics X-Men" #27 by Brian Wood and Mahmud Asrar 4 stars, calling the penultimate issue of the current arc "a gem of a cliffhanger as the arc barrels toward the final issue."
Jennifer Cheng gives "Thumbprint" #1 by Joe Hill and Jason Ciaramelia 4 stars, calling the debut issue "a winner in how it wraps the reader in with its exposition, atmosphere and restrained tension."
Meagan Damore gives Kelly Sue DeConnick and Matteo Buffagni's "Avengers Assemble" #16 4 stars, saying DeConnick tackles the issue "with her usual grace and style."
Greg McElhatton gives "Wolverine and the X-Men" #31 by Jason Aaron and Nick Bradshaw 4 stars, saying the creators "don't lost track of the bigger picture" in a "pitch-perfect" introduction to the Hellfire Academy.
Doug Zawisza gives "Thor: God of Thunder" #9 4.5 stars, saying creative team Jason Aaron and Esad Ribic "have done a fantastic job building timeless adventures."
Jim Johnson gives "Batgirl" #21 written by Gail Simone with art by Fernando Pasarin 4 stars, saying the issue that introduces a new Ventriloquist "remains in the top tier of DC's output."
In Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg’s directorial debut "This Is the End," the comedic collaborators corral their friends for an end-of-days tale that doubles as a hilarious deconstruction of Tinseltown narcissism.
James Hunt gives "Savage Wolverine" #6 4.5 stars, calling new creative team Zeb Wells and Joe Madureira "a near-flawless pairing" in their first issue together since "Avenging Spider-Man."
Greg McElhatton gives "Batman" #21 by Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo 4 stars, calling the first chapter of "Zero Year" "a good first chapter, and it holds a lot of promise for the next ten installments to come."
James Hunt gives "Dial H" #13 by China Mieville and Alberto Ponticelli 4.5 stars, calling the series "a great title" and saying of the installment, "This is the issue readers have been waiting for."
Kelly Thompson gives "All-New X-Men" #12 4.5 stars, saying the series by Brian Michael Bendis and Stuart Immonen "continues to be one of the most beautiful books on the shelf."
Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson team up again in director Shawn Levy's "The Internship," a middle age-versus-millenials comedy that examines cultural change even as it offers audiences nothing new.
Doug Zawsiza gives "Daredevil: End of Days" #8 by Brian Bendis, David Mack, Klaus Janson and Bill Sienkiewicz 5 stars, saying "There is no doubt that this is perhaps one of the consummate Daredevil stories."
A would-be meditation on America's culture of violence gets bashed into numbing superficiality in "The Purge," writer-director James DeMonaco's intriguing but half-baked home-invasion thriller.
Greg McElhatton gives "Astro City" #1 by Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson 4 stars, saying the anticipated launch issue "reminds readers just how much fun Busiek and Anderson's series can be."
Greg McElhatton gives "The Wake" #1 by Scott Snyder and Sean Murphy 4 stars, calling the debut Vertigo Comics series "a strong first issue" that "promises to get even stronger in the issues to come."
Kelly Thompson gives Brian Wood & Olivier Coipel's "X-Men" #1 5 stars, calling it "the definitive superhero relaunch" and placing it on the short list for best superhero book of the year.
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Doug Zawisza gives Kathryn Immonen and Valerio Schitti's "Journey Into Mystery" 4 stars, saying it features "smart, sassy writing, gorgeous art and surprisingly human characters."
Kelly Thompson gives Dustin Nguyen and Derek Fridolfs' "Batman: Li'l Gotham" #2 4.5 stars, calling it the "brightest, most refreshing corner the DC Universe has seen in a very long time."
James hunt gives Rick Remender, Gerry Duggan and Adam Kubert's "Uncanny Avengers" #8AU 4 stars, calling it an event crossover issue worth owning for anyone following the regular series.
Augie De Blieck gives Joe Casey and Piotr Kowalski's "Sex" #3 4 stars, declaring that the Image Comics series "finds it groove with this issue."
Kelly Thompson gives Brian Michael Bendis and Frazer Irving's Limbo-centric, Dormammu-ravaged "Uncanny X-Men" #6 4.5 stars, calling it "an absolutely stunning X-Men tale."
Leaving logic in its dust, director Justin Lin's "Fast & Furious 6" is a relentless, and endlessly entertaining, thrill ride filled with belief-defying car chases and a gleeful sense of its own ridiculousness.
Jennifer Cheng gives Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips' "Fatale" #14 4 stars, saying the issue "maintains the grim, yet lovely, melancholy and the suffusing atmosphere of fate that make this creative team's work so memorable."
Doug Zawisza gives "Avengers: The Enemy Within" #1 by Kelly Sue DeConnick and Scott Hepburn 4 stars, saying the issue "has gravity and emotion aplenty, but not at the sacrifice of character moments or action."
Ryan K. Lindsay gives "Wolverine and the X-Men" 4 stars, calling the future-glimpse issue by Jason Aaron and Ramon Perez "equally touching, intriguing, hilarious and flat out awesome."
Doug Zawisza gives the digital-first "Adventures of Superman" #3 by Justin Jordan and Riley Rossmo 4 stars, saying the series "presents consistently high quality craftsmanship and entertaining stories that show Superman at his best."
Greg McElhatton gives the debut issue of "Dream Thief" by Jai Nitz and Greg Smallwood 4.5 stars, saying the issue "hits each beat at just the right moment, in a way that builds the suspense and surprises perfectly."
Jennifer Cheng gives "Harbinger" #12 by Joshua Dysart, Khari Evans and Trevor Hairsine 4 stars, saying Dysart "pulls off the feat of creating suspense when the reader already knows something of the outcome."
Doug Zawisza gives "Avenging Spider-Man" #20 by Chris Yost and Marco Checchetto 4 stars, calling Checchetto's art "surprisingly lively despite his intense dedication to detail and the stark tone of the setting."
Kelly Thompson gives Rick Remender & Daniel Acuna's "Uncanny Avengers" #8 4 stars, saying the issue "levels up the playing field in a devastating way, and there's no arguing that it's a hell of a beautiful book."
Ryan K. Lindsay gives "Thor: God of Thunder" #8 by Jason Aaron and Esad Ribic 4 stars, calling the issue of the Marvel NOW! series "a warped look at how intricate and involved myths can sometimes become."
Doug Zawisza gives "Batman" #20 4 stars, saying the issue by Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo "reads like a breath of fresh air, albeit one tinged with loss and lament" following the death of Damian.
Greg McElhatton gives "Indestructible Hulk" #7 by Mark Waid and new series artist Walter Simonson 4 stars, saying "the idea of the Hulk being a coiled spring held in reserve is a perfectly legitimate take on the character."
Doug Zawisza gives "Aquaman" #19 written by Geoff Johns with art by Paul Pelletier 4 stars, calling the issue "one of the most enjoyable books on the racks nowadays, and certainly a reliably entertaining read from DC."
Jennifer Cheng gives Terry Moore's "Rachel Rising" #16 4 stars, saying the issue presents "a great time to get into the Moore's long-form horror story."
James Hunt gives "Guardians of the Galaxy" #2 by Bendis McNiven and Pichelli 4.5 stars, saying "between the rock-solid skill on display and a well-told story, [it's] more than worth the price of admission."
Greg McElhatton gives "Young Avengers" #4 by Kieron Gillen, Jamie McKelvie and Mike Norton 4.5 stars, saying, "If you aren't reading 'Young Avengers,' you're missing out on one of the top superhero comics currently being published."