Picks of the Week – January 25, 2012
We take a break from my “People You Meet At The Buffet” series for my usual Wednesday/Thursday look at the new comic releases of the week.
WARNING: SPOILERS AHEAD
Justice League #5 (DC Comics) – Darkseid has come to Earth, and only the Justice League stands in his way, or do they? The New 52′s Darkseid manages to capture the full awesome power of the brutal tyrant of Apokalypse in this issue.
Justice League Dark #5 (DC Comics) – Can the assembled team defeat the Enchantress and save June? Or is the team finished before it even comes together? Justice League Dark remains one of the stronger new 52 titles on the market.
I, Vampire #5 (DC Comics) – Andrew Bennett follows the vampires to Gotham City. Can he manage to convince the Dark Knight that he is not the menace Batman sees him as? Like Justice League Dark, this title deftly explores the dark side of the DC Universe.
Voodoo #5 (DC Comics) – Its Voodoo against the Daemonites. Will she live long enough to find out who, or what, she is?
Aquaman #5 (DC Comics) – Aquaman is out of his element in this issue as he begins to learn about the Atlanteans. This series has managed to make Aquaman exciting.
All-Star Western #5 (DC Comics) – Jonah Hex and Dr. Arkham continue to explore the mysterious and terrifying underground world beneath Gotham. Also in this issue, Part 2 of the origin of the Barbary Ghost.
Walking Dead #93 (Image Comics) – Our small band of survivors learn there is another, larger group out there. But, do they truly plan of peacefully coexisting? Is this new group planning an attack, or has living in the world of the walking dead made Rick and his group of survivors paranoid?
- DC Comics, WB team for charity (variety.com)
- DC Entertainment Announces “We Can Be Heroes” (graphicpolicy.com)
- DC Launches Charity Campaign Fronted By Justice League (neatorama.com)
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