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Flash #775 Review: Ended Poorly
With guest appearances from Superman, Mister Terrific, and a big bad menacing the televised Stargirl — which all sounds like it'd be a big deal, but it's not — this issue goes a long way for very little reward at the end. The Flash #775 Cover Credit: DC Comics A strange glaive with an odd energy signature has[...]
Strange Adventures #10 Review: Let’s Make A Deal
Alanna Strange reads a letter from Michael Holt, also known as the genius athlete superhero Mister Terrific, and it makes room for things to be displayed through flashbacks and montages From a screenwriting standpoint, this would have been a rock-solid approach that would have worked well with even a journeyman director From the concept of[...]
Strange Adventures #9 Review: The Narrative Takes It On The Chin
Credit: DC Comics/DC Black Label The Justice League released an investigative report (compiled over many issues by Mister Terrific, who learned an alien language and had militarized Rannians try to kill him) implying that Adam Strange committed, essentially, war crimes in a Rannian struggle against a largely undefeated extraterrestrial race called the Pykkts For context, the[...]
Strange Adventures #4 Review: Mister Terrific Took Over This Issue
Despite the possible intention of the solicitations and maybe the publisher, Mister Terrific took over this issue For his half of the book, Michael Holt flies to the planet Rann to continue the investigation of Adam Strange — an investigation Strange himself requested and one also requested by Batman. The cover of Strange Adventures #4 Credit:[...]
DC Comics Takes The Knee For Juneteenth
Art from DC. The artwork showed a number of Black DC Comics characters taking the knee or posing with the Black Power salute, including Green Lantern, Rocket, Amanda Waller, Hardware, Bumblebee, Aqualad, Icon, The Signal, Black Manta, Mister Terrific, Black Lightning, Superman Of Earth 23, Static, Guardian, Doctor Mid-Nite, Lucius Fox, Bronze Tiger, Vixen, Tyroc, Steel,[...]
Strange Adventures #2 Review — Odd Dichotomies
On the other side, Mister Terrific goes through the paces of his life — athletic training, rigorous study, marksmanship practice, and generally maintaining his general level of excellence Through both, each man is being tested: Adam by the harsh Rannian deserts, apparently avoiding the oppression of mechanical menaces, and Holt is tested by the task[...]
Terrifics #7 cover by Dale Eaglesham and Ivan Nunes
Mister Terrific clashes with Simon Stagg, and Rex Mason gets used to not being Metamorpho anymore. Terrifics #7 cover by Dale Eaglesham and Ivan Nunes I have come of a weird realization which probably seemed obvious to other comic reviewers Jeff Lemire has this weird niche now of mixing Gold and Silver Age throwback comics that mix[...]
Terrifics #6 cover by Dale Eaglesham and Mike Atiyeh
Mister Terrific is reliving the worst day of his life, upon which his wife died in a car accident Plastic Man is facing down a stone monster Phantom Girl is under attack from a horde of crystal warriors Metamorpho is fighting Algon, a creature with the same powers as his own All the while, a[...]
Terrifics #5 cover by Dale Eaglesham and Wil Quintana
Metamorpho has a serious talk with Sapphire, Plastic Man calls Angel, and Phantom Girl tries to get to know Mister Terrific This leaves all four feeling low, and it only worsens when the citizens of a town in Michigan begin turning into Metamorpho-like creatures The Terrifics rally to respond. Terrifics #5 cover by Dale Eaglesham and[...]
Terrifics #4 cover by Doc Shaner
She is given an upbeat and optimistic interior monologue that tries to cover her current state of being stuck in phase and being away from her home planet. Mister Terrifics is notably less cold and arrogant in this issue, and Jeff Lemire implies that we will be digging deeper into Holt's character through Phantom Girl's observations[...]
Terrifics #3 cover by Ivan Reis and Marcelo Maiolo
Mister Terrific works to find a way to resolve this manner while Metamorpho has relationship problems with Sapphire and Phantom Girl longs to go back to her home planet Unfortunately, the Terrifics won't be left to their own devices for long. Terrifics #3 cover by Ivan Reis and Marcelo Maiolo Terrifics continues to prioritize establishing the chemistry[...]
Terrifics #2 cover by Ivan Reis and Marcelo Maiolo
Mister Terrific explains that they'll need the antenna attached to Tom Strong's device, and this wakes something up The four must escape the Dark Multiverse or else suffer death at the hands of that "something." Terrifics #2 cover by Ivan Reis and Marcelo Maiolo The team and its chemistry begin to take shape in Terrifics #2 Mister[...]