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Reading Comics author Douglas Wolk runs down the hottest comics and graphic novels coming out this week.
^ Seven Deadly Finns
* Blank Frank
% Kurt's Rejoinder
¢ Burning Airlines Give You So Much More
* BATMAN: HUSH UNWRAPPED DELUXE EDITION
Or, to put it differently, Jim Lee uninked--a black-and-white edition of the Lee-drawn run on Batman, reproduced from his lushly rendered pencils, with lettering but without Scott Williams' inks. Whi...
% AGONIZING LOVE: THE GOLDEN AGE OF ROMANCE COMICS
Look, you're not going to find a bigger fan of vintage romance comics than me--I have a standing rule that I'll buy any romance comic book that's $2 or less and doesn't actually smell like cat pee...
* Changing times
@ Changing clothes
^ Changing bodies
* ^ CASANOVA: GULA #4
The lead feature is a reprint of Casanova #14, the final issue of the original series, in which an exceptionally clever bit of plotting comes to fruition; that's followed by a new story by Matt Fraction and Gabriel Bá, leading into the new Casanova series that's expected sometime this summer.
* Trad goth
^ Perky goth
% Medieval goth
* BATMAN INC. #3
The schedule for Grant Morrison's current Batman serial seems to have gone totally off the rails, but now might be getting back on them: #4 is due in two weeks...
Â¢ The Suit
* Â¢ ADVENTURE COMICS #523
The Paul Levitz-written second Legion of Super-Heroes title gets its new art team of Phil Jimenez and Andy Lanning--notably, Lanning co-wrote an earlier incarnation of Legion...
* Speaking in code
^ Young soul rebels
% The hammer of the gods
^ % FABLES #100
Vertigo does throw a lot of ideas at the wall, but sometimes they stick, as with this durable take on fairy tales and mythology...