5.0

Batgirl #5

It's about what Batgirl's not that makes the current issue a five-star book. In the New 52, Barbara Gordon is the blood daughter of Commissioner Gordon. That wasn't always the case. In the...
5.0

Legion Lost #5

What started as a simple chase evolves into a mind-blowing foundation of the Legion's future. The Legion are "lost" because they pursued a time traveling villain into the past. Ironically,...
4.0

Mister Terrific #5

Thanks to a surprise that would send the Rick Santorums of the world into conniptions, this issue of Mr. Terrific is much stronger than the previous opening chapter. What started as a simple science...
4.0

The Ray #2 (of 4)

In the second issue of The Ray, our young hero faces space Mantas and a species that's worthy of Futurama and Doctor Who.The threat becomes personal when the enemy abducts Chanti, and how exactly do...
4.0

Batwing #5

Massacre continues his war against former African heroes The Kingdom. This time he sets his sights on the Kingdom's headquarters, now being re-opened as a museum. Can Batwing save all who attend this...
4.0

Green Arrow #5

By all rights, Green Arrow shouldn't work since its plot shamelessly repeats the plot from last issue. Big Bad attacks Oliver Queen at Queen Industries, but several touches give this issue steam.Midas...
4.0

Static Shock #5

When last we left Static, he had a sinking feeling.Rubber OvercoatThis issue resolves Static's certain demise in a clever way that makes use of Virgil Hawkins' genius. However, it ups the ante with...
3.0

Detective Comics #5

Batman feels the repercussions of the Joker's faked death. Meanwhile, the Penguin makes his move, and in a backup story, a new character with ties to an old villain debuts. The main story only lasts 12...
2.0

Justice League International #5

I would have done anything not to give another issue of Justice League International two stars, but a fifth part for the story arc involving new big bad Peraxxus was as necessary as the second X in his...
4.0

Swamp Thing #5

Alec Holland and Abigail Arcane reunite to fight the Rot, a supernatural force of decay, the opposite of the Green. The Arcanes have always associated themselves with the Rot, but Abby, the Marilyn Munster...
3.0

Shinku #4

A pack of vampires led by Sakura, a somewhat honorable vampire assassin, ambushed Shinku last issue. This issue resolves the conflict.Face to FaceI don't mind the cavalry coming to the rescue,...
3.0

Star Trek/Legion of Super-Heroes #4 (of 6)

This was a toss-up. Star Trek/Legion of Super-Heroes wavered between three and four stars, but in the end I had to go with three.In the asset column, the Moys exhibit their usual flair for depicting the...
4.0

Avengers Academy #24

If you haven't been reading Avengers Academy, you're out of luck. This review reveals the identity of the mystery villain from last issue. So, if you don't want to know, read no further than...
4.0

Villains for Hire #2 (of 4)

How can you hate a book that actually makes Tiger Shark look competent?The Truth HurtsIt turns out that Misty Knight stole her Heroes for Hire idea from the Purple Man. I'm snickering as well. Could...
4.0

Aquaman #4

In many ways this arc was the simplest of all the New 52 opening arcs. Something mostly mindless arises from the sea and starts eating and kidnaping people for their larder. Aquaman must stop them, but...