3.0

New Avengers #10

Whether by design or by coincidence, a movement to establish an expanded backstory of the Marvel Universe seems to be afoot. A plethora of flashback tales have swept through the publisher’s line as of...
3.5

Fantastic Four #588

Too common throughout the history of the medium to qualify as an artistic experiment, the “silent issue” rears its head as a change of pace here in the latest edition of Fantastic Four. Exchanging...
3.5

Sunday Slugfest: The Flash #9

A motorcyclist in a black leather Flash jacket speeds through the streets of Central City looking for Barry Allen. Meanwhile, Barry is avoiding a family picnic because his mother and father won’t be there...
4.5

Secret Warriors #24

As each issue of Secret Warriors brings us closer to the series finale that looms right around the corner, it’s hard not to speculate on what might have been. Considering that the initial plan for 60...
3.5

Ultimate Spider-Man #152

Though it has primarily been the beneficiary of a decade’s worth of top-notch writing by Brian Bendis, Ultimate Spider-Man certainly owes a fair portion of its success to a small, dedicated group of...
3.5

Brightest Day #18

As the weeks have gone by, it has become easy to forget that Brightest Day is more than just a collection of unrelated storylines. Though most of its plot threads have remained in isolation up to this...
3.0

Batman: Streets of Gotham #19

Running parallel to the beloved Grant Morrison mega-arc that recently concluded in Batman and Robin #16, Paul Dini’s tenure writing the Dark Knight has been a solid one, despite its being comparatively...
2.5

Batman: Streets of Gotham #18

Place your bets, ladies and gentlemen, as the Streets of Gotham roulette wheel continues to spin. Month after month, it's nearly impossible to predict what your $3.99 will get you in this hodgepodge of a...
4.0

Sunday Slugfest: The Flash #7

As he breaks into prison on a personal mission, Captain Boomerang’s internal monologue is about his history of who he is and how he came to be. Robert Tacopina: Chris Kiser: Thom Young: Robert...
2.5

Action Comics Annual #13

With its monthly counterpart currently dedicated to recapturing the zany fun of eras past, it is appropriate that this week’s Action Comics Annual also bears a striking resemblance to the comics of...
3.5

Fantastic Four #585

In place of the usual quoted snippet of dialogue, each cover to "Three," the latest story arc of Fantastic Four, has featured a numeric countdown--presumably to the issue where an as yet unnamed member of...