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SPINOFF REVIEW: "The Internship"

SPINOFF REVIEW: "The Internship"

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.

5-STAR REVIEW: "Daredevil: End of Days" #8

5-STAR REVIEW: "Daredevil: End of Days" #8

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."

SPINOFF REVIEW: "The Purge"

SPINOFF REVIEW: "The Purge"

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.

REVIEW: Busiek & Anderson's "Astro City" #1 "Absolutely Worth The Wait"

REVIEW: Busiek & Anderson's "Astro City" #1 "Absolutely Worth The Wait"

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's Comics Reviewed: Wood & Coipel's "X-Men" #1

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: Wood & Coipel's "X-Men" #1

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.

REVIEW: Snyder & Murphy's "The Wake" #1 is "A Strong First Issue"

REVIEW: Snyder & Murphy's "The Wake" #1 is "A Strong First Issue"

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."

5-STAR REVIEW: Wood & Coipel's "X-Men" #1

5-STAR REVIEW: Wood & Coipel's "X-Men" #1

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's Comics Reviewed: Geoff Johns' Final Issue of "Green Lantern"

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: Geoff Johns' Final Issue of "Green Lantern"

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.

Check Out CBR's Complete Reviews Index

Check Out CBR's Complete Reviews Index

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!

4-STAR REVIEW: "Journey Into Mystery" #652

4-STAR REVIEW: "Journey Into Mystery" #652

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."

4.5-STAR REVIEW: "Batman: Li'l Gotham" #2

4.5-STAR REVIEW: "Batman: Li'l Gotham" #2

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."

4-STAR REVIEW: "Fearless Defenders" #4AU

4-STAR REVIEW: "Fearless Defenders" #4AU

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.

REVIEW: Remender & Duggan's "Uncanny Avengers" #8AU

REVIEW: Remender & Duggan's "Uncanny Avengers" #8AU

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.

REVIEW: Casey & Kowalski Find Their Groove With "Sex" #3

REVIEW: Casey & Kowalski Find Their Groove With "Sex" #3

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."

REVIEW: Bendis, Irving's "Uncanny X-Men" #6 is "Nothing Short of Spectacular"

REVIEW: Bendis, Irving's "Uncanny X-Men" #6 is "Nothing Short of Spectacular"

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."

5-STAR REVIEW: Geoff Johns' "Green Lantern" #20

5-STAR REVIEW: Geoff Johns' "Green Lantern" #20

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."

SPINOFF REVIEW: "Fast & Furious 6" is "Endlessly Entertaining"

SPINOFF REVIEW: "Fast & Furious 6" is "Endlessly Entertaining"

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's Comics Reviewed: "Iron Man" #10, "Battlestar Galactica" #1

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: "Iron Man" #10, "Battlestar Galactica" #1

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.

REVIEW: The "Psychological Exploration" of "Fatale" #14

REVIEW: The "Psychological Exploration" of "Fatale" #14

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."

REVIEW: The "Instantly Relatable" "Avengers: The Enemy Within" #1

REVIEW: The "Instantly Relatable" "Avengers: The Enemy Within" #1

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."

REVIEW: "Wolverine and the X-Men" #23 is "Flat-out Awesome"

REVIEW: "Wolverine and the X-Men" #23 is "Flat-out Awesome"

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."

REVIEW: "Adventures of Superman" #3

REVIEW: "Adventures of Superman" #3

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."

REVIEW: "Dream Thief" #1

REVIEW: "Dream Thief" #1

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."

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: "Batman" #20, "Uncanny Avengers" #8

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: "Batman" #20, "Uncanny Avengers" #8

Last week the CBR Reviews staff looked at over 20 new releases, including Niles & Harris' "Chin Music" #1, "Justice League of America" #3, "Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9" #21 and "Thor: God of Thunder" #8.

REVIEW: "Harbinger" #12

REVIEW: "Harbinger" #12

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."

REVIEW: "Avenging Spider-Man" #20

REVIEW: "Avenging Spider-Man" #20

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."

REVIEW: "Uncanny Avengers" #8

REVIEW: "Uncanny Avengers" #8

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."

REVIEW: "Thor: God of Thunder" #8

REVIEW: "Thor: God of Thunder" #8

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."

REVIEW: "Batman" #20

REVIEW: "Batman" #20

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.

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: JMS & Templesmith's "Ten Grand" #1

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: JMS & Templesmith's "Ten Grand" #1

Last week the CBR Reviews staff looked at over 20 new releases, including "Shadowman" #0, "Thanos Rising" #2, "Sesame Street" #1 and DC's digital-first series "Adventures of Superman" #1.

REVIEW: "Indestructible Hulk" #7

REVIEW: "Indestructible Hulk" #7

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."

REVIEW: "Aquaman" #19

REVIEW: "Aquaman" #19

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."

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: Millar & Quitely's "Jupiter's Legacy" #1

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: Millar & Quitely's "Jupiter's Legacy" #1

Last week the CBR Reviews staff looked at over 25 new releases, including "Uncanny X-Men" #5, "Guardians of the Galaxy" #2, "Batman Incorporated" #10 and Nick Spencer & Joe Eisma's "Morning Glories" #26.

REVIEW: "Rachel Rising" #16

REVIEW: "Rachel Rising" #16

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."

REVIEW: "Guardians of the Galaxy" #2

REVIEW: "Guardians of the Galaxy" #2

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."

REVIEW: "Young Avengers" #4

REVIEW: "Young Avengers" #4

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."

REVIEW: "Uncanny Avengers" #7

REVIEW: "Uncanny Avengers" #7

Ryan K. Lindsay gives "Uncanny Avengers" #7 by Rick Remender and Daniel Acuna 4 stars, saying the issue "has great moments and builds the tension and action quite nicely."

REVIEW: "Batman Incorporated" #10

REVIEW: "Batman Incorporated" #10

Greg McElhatton gives "Batman Incorporated" #10 by Grant Morrison, Chris Burnham, Jason Masters & Andrei Bressan 4 stars, saying, "Everything's aligning in a manner that promises an explosive conclusion."

REVIEW: "Jupiter's Legacy" #1

REVIEW: "Jupiter's Legacy" #1

Greg McElhatton gives "Jupiter's Legacy" #1 by Mark Millar and Frank Quitely 4 stars, calling the issue "elegantly written and drawn" by the creative team, and "a book to be proud of."

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: "Age of Ultron" #6, "Justice League" #19

Last Week's Comics Reviewed: "Age of Ultron" #6, "Justice League" #19

Last week the CBR Reviews staff looked at over 25 new releases, including "Danger Girl: Trinity" #1, "Daredevil: End of Days" #7, "Nova" #3 and Brian Wood & Ming Doyle's "Mara" #4.

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