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Ultimate Comics Ultimates #8

Comics

The tension between the government and the Ultimates mounts in an issue from Hickman that feels like filler. Still, Ribic & White's beautiful artwork makes the issue well worth the cover price.

Daken: Dark Wolverine #23

Comics

Daken's solo title comes to a close with a climactic confrontation between Dark Wolverine, The Avengers and the Future Foundation, ending not with a bang but a whimper.

Super Crooks #1

Comics

Mark Millar and Leinil Yu introduce us to a title where superheroes exist in "the real world" but fail to offer us anything new.

Nightwing #7

Comics

"Nightwing" #7 is the best issue of the series yet, wrapping up the initial storyline and segueing into the Court of Owls crossover event with aplomb.

Deadpool #52

Comics

"Deadpool" #52 is the third installment in the "Dead" storyline, a madcap and entertaining romp spirited along by Ale Garza's excellent pencils.

Uncanny X-Men #9

Comics

"Uncanny X-Men" #9 represents the lull before the coming "AvX" storm, showcasing both teams in action while somewhat muddying the waters of the event.

Crossed: Badlands #1

Comics

In "Crossed: Badlands" #1 Garth Ennis returns (with a fresh crop of victims) to the world that taught us horror comics can still be truly horrifying.

Orchid #5

Comics

The second installment of "Orchid" kicks off in strong fashion, providing fun characterization and successfully integrating new readers into an already-established world.

Avengers Assemble #1

Comics

"Avengers Assemble" #1 is a lackluster first issue offering little reason to pick up the comic from a rack overflowing with Avengers titles.

Scarlet Spider #3

Comics

By the third issue, "Scarlet Spider" is proving itself to be a very different kind of Spider-comic and superhero comic while being extremely entertaining along the way.

Green Lantern #7

Comics

The seventh issue of the relaunched "Green Lantern" kicks off another intergalactic war between Corps and offers a hook to snag new readers.