Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky don't quite deliver on the humorous romance promised for "Sex Criminals," but instead come up with a solid comic with a heavy indie vibe that promises better things to come.
New writer J.W. Rinzler is a bit shaky at the helm of this major release, but Mike Mayhew's generally gorgeous art carries a jumpy story to make a comic that's worth checking out by fans of sci-fi in general, not just "Star Wars."
Art Baltazar and Franco's "Itty Bitty Hellboy" is enjoyable enough as a kids' comic, but it doesn't spend nearly enough effort finding humorous opportunities from 20 years of rich Hellboy mythology and ultimately misses the parody
The premier issue of new humorous fantasy comic "Pathfinder Goblins!" includes one great story and one not-so-great, but the art is excellent throughout and fantasy gaming fans will find a lot to like.
Mark Waid and Paul Smith release a nearly perfect comic that walks the line between retro and modern, and carries the weight of comics history with a flippant, fun ease in "The Rocketeer and the Spirit: Pulp Friction" #1.
Despite the big-name draw of Alan Moore, the real heart of "Occupy Comics" #2 is found in the stories of indie creators who use the visual medium of comics to put a personal face on all facets of the Occupy movement.
Timothy Truman and Tomas Giorello's new "King Conan" miniseries that looks set to continue the team's standards of quality and reverence to the source material, but feels a bit formulaic after years of similar books.