September 2011’s Other #1s
September 2011 is seeing an unprecedented number of first issues shipping to comic book shops around the world and available digitally. DC Comics’ “New 52” is leading the way with a line-wide relaunch featuring a dozen or more new titles each week, but these aren’t the only new series starting this month and here we take a look at some of September’s “other” #1s.
- REVIEW: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles #1
I’ve previously read exactly three issues of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comics, a three part story called “The River” from Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird’s original Mirage Comics run with art by Rick Veitch. It was fantastic, but the series just wasn’t something I wanted to get into at the time. The cowabunga/pizza turtles on TV may have
- REVIEW: Ultimate Comics X-Men #1
Continuing the onslaught of new books for the month of September, this week sees the return of Ultimate Comics X-Men to Marvel’s relaunching Ultimate line. In the spirit of all of these new books (both from DC Comics’ “New 52″ and beyond), we’ve been trying to showcase as many as we can in a what
- REVIEW: Buffy Season 9 vs CW’s Ringer
We continue our look at September’s “other” number one issues (i.e. books that aren’t part of DC Comics’ “New 52”) with the debut of Dark Horse Comics’ Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Nine. The series continues the highly successful transition of Joss Whedon’s television series to comics and it’s arguably everything you’d want and expect.
- REVIEW: Ultimate Comics Spider-Man #1
With DC Comics’ “New 52” dominating comic shop shelves this month with more number one issues than any other time in history, other titles that are launching right now couldn’t have more competition for readers’ attention. This week, we’re going to try to shine a light on some other big titles that are launching this