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Last week the CBR Reviews staff tackled over 25 new releases, including Angela's Marvel Comics debut in "Age of Ultron" #10, Azzarello & Risso's "100 Bullets: Brother Lono" #1, "Harbinger" #13 & "Wild Blue Yonder" #1.
Doug Zawisza gives "Indestructible Hulk" #9 by Mark Waid and Matteo Scalera 4 stars, saying Waid "masterfully balances humorous moments with suspense, action and predicament."
Greg McElhatton gives "Batwoman" #21 by J.H. Williams III, W. Haden Blackman and Francesco Francavilla 4 stars, calling Francavilla's work "turns the entire page into something that can also be appreciated as a whole."
"Monsters University" director Dan Scanlon creates a worthy companion piece by paying tribute to Pete Docter’s 2001 film even as his prequel ventures into wildly divergent, if equally interesting territory.
James Hunt gives "X-Files: Season 10" #1 by Joe Harris, Chris Carter and Michael Walsh 4 stars, saying the debut issue's "introduction to the characters and their situation is on-point."
Doug Zawisza gives "Ultimate Comics Spider-Man" #24 by Brian Michael Bendis and Dave Marquez 4 stars, saying the issue "works nicely, divulges the past of Cloak and Dagger and sets up the present story."
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."
Last week the CBR Reviews staff looked at over 20 new releases, including "Savage Wolverine" #6 with art by Joe Madureira, "The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys" #1 & the beginning of "Zero Year" in "Batman" #21.
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."
Last week, the CBR Reviews staff looked at 20 new releases including "Astro City" #1, "All-New X-Men" #12, Mike Kunkel's "Herobear and the Kid Special" #1 and the beginning of a new era in "Green Lantern" #21.
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."
Last week the CBR Reviews staff looked at a number of new releases, including Scott Snyder & Sean Murphy's "The Wake" #1, "Justice League of America" #4 and "Star Trek" #21, an epilogue to the "Into Darkness" movie.
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.
Last week the CBR Reviews staff looked at over 20 new releases including "Batman: Li'l Gotham" #2, "Uncanny Avengers" #8AU an "Age of Ultron" tie-in, "Daredevil" #26 and Joe Casey's "The Bounce" #1 & "Sex" #3.
In addition to those we spotlight on our main page, CBR has an entire index of reviews, sortable from one-star to five, which we update throughout the week. Check it out today and see what you've missed!
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."
Doug Zawisza gives Cullen Bunn and Phil Jimenez' "Fearless Defenders" #4AU 4 stars, calling it "what an event tie-in comic should be" for how it connects to "Age of Ultron" and the ongoing series.
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."
Doug Zawisza gives Geoff Johns' "Green Lantern" #20 5 stars, calling the writer's final Lantern issue a satisfying conclusion to an epic tale that "deserves to be read and re-read, studied and analyzed."
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.
Last week the CBR Reviews staff looked at over 20 new releases, including "Fatale" #14, the final issue of "Sword of Sorcery" #8, "Avengers: The Enemy Within" #1 and Jai Nitz & Greg Smallwood's "Dream Thief" #1.
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."