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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[...]
Dark Nights: Metal #5 Cover by Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion, and FCO Plascencia
Meanwhile, Superman and Batman have found Hawkman turned into a massive demonic monster, Wonder Woman squares off against Black Adam and the corrupted Hawkgirl, Mister Terrific and Green Lantern Hal Jordan have been locked up on Thanagar Prime, and Aquaman and Deathstroke have found a secret antechamber with an Nth Metal core far below Atlantis. As[...]
Terrifics #1 cover by Ivan Reis and Marcelo Maiolo
[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Mister Terrific, aka Michael Holt, arrives at Stagg Industries Simon Stagg, the CEO, has acquired a number of technological prototypes from Holt's now-defunct company Stagg has also attempted to access to the Dark Multiverse, and this could have disastrous results. Upon Mister Terrific's arrival, Stagg is immediately hostile Terrific also sees that Metamorpho, aka Rex[...]
Dark Nights: Metal #4 cover by Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion, and FCO Plascencia
In doing so, they find a powerful and mysterious entity. Wonder Woman, Doctor Fate, and Kendra Saunders arrive at the Rock of Eternity to find it rejecting their presence. Aquaman and Deathstroke find an even deeper mystery under Atlantis than Arthur himself suspected. Mister Terrific and Green Lantern Hal Jordan find a dire situation and an old enemy[...]
Dark Nights: Metal #3 cover by Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion, and FCO Plascencia
Kendra Saunders, Nightwing, Robin, Mister Terrific, Green Lantern Hal Jordan, Aquaman, Doctor Fate, Steel, Green Arrow, and Deathstroke are all there waiting for him. They split into teams, searching out locations with the types of metal which could bring down Barbatos and his Dark Knights Hal, Mister Terrific, and the Plastic Man Egg go out into[...]
Green Arrow #32 cover by Stepjan Sejic
I wasn't going to go back and read the other three, one of which is a book I have no interest in whatsoever (here's a hint, it's the one with Harley Quinn). So, take my review with a grain of salt if you feel that disclaimer warrants it. Also, holy crap, Mister Terrific is in it! I[...]
Dark Days: The Forge Review- Mysteries I Didn't Want Or Need Or Care About
For this investigation, Brucey Boy cooperates with Mister Terrific, Mister Miracle, Aquaman, and Superman. Meanwhile, Green Lantern Hal Jordan is sent to Earth by Ganthet to investigate…something We're not really told, but it takes him to the Batcave where he meets up with Duke Thomas The two find a secret passageway in the cave that takes[...]
Blood On The Tracks: Where Are The New Black Comics Writers?
With the cancellation of two of their titles, 100% of African-American DC writers, Eric Wallace and Marc Bernardin* of Mister Terrific and Static Shock, respectively, were laid off. 100 percent. Two writers. Both of them. Let that sink in; in one day, 100% of black writers working for a major entertainment corporation were let go Neither has worked for[...]
Sixteen Thoughts About Sixteen DC Comics – The Ray, Legion Lost, Suicide Squad, Grifter, Batgirl, Mister Terrific, Batman And Robin, Frankenstein, The Shade, Deathstroke, My Greatest Adventure, Resurrection Man, Green Lantern, Demon Knights, Batgirl and Batwoman
oh and by the looks of things, a stealth turn of Gen 13, integrated into the DC Universe. mini-series imminent?   Mister Terrific! In! Space! I confess that I didn't expect this comic to twist into Flash Gordon/John Carter/Buck Rogers terrotory, one man lost in interdimensional space, trying to create his own loyalties in order to survive[...]
Fourteen Thoughts About Fourteen DC Comics – Batwoman, Batman And Robin, Batgirl, Huntress, Penguin, Legion Lost, Green Lantern, Demon Knights, Superboy, Suicide Squad, Resurrection Man, Mister Terrific, Grifter and Frankenstein
Look,  just start a starvation diet now, okay? T rating my arse. Really disappointed with this Mister Terrific #3 Art issues seem to have led to a style that used computer sourced backgrounds with a heavy shadowy line art that seems completely at odds It's a jarring art decision that may save time but leads to[...]
Wednesday Comics Reviews: Batman and Robin, Batwoman, Deathstroke, Demon Knights, Frankenstein, Agent of S.H.A.D.E., Green Lantern, Grifter, Legion Lost, Mister Terrific, Red Lanterns, Resurrection Man, Suicide Squad and Superboy
Demon Knights, Red Lanterns, now Mister Terrific #1 by Eric Wallace and Gianluca Gugliotta We get the Gherkin, the London Eye, Doctor Who and Big Ben on page two, and a skyline that seems a little more built up than I'm used to Anyway, as with Red Lanterns, it's narrated flashback time as we get[...]
DC New 52 Preview: Mister Terrific #1
Thanks to CNet's article on the future of DC and digital comics, here are four pages from Mister Terrific #1, by Eric Wallace and Gianluca Gugliotta, with a cover by JG Jones Here are pages 1, 12, 13 and 14. Thanks to CNet's article on the future of DC and digital comics,[...]
Mr Terrific Has Its Third Solicited Art Team In Three Issues
With DC Comics releasing their November solicitations, we can take a look at how the relaunch is handling the creative teams on tight deadlines and no allowance for late books. But no book seems to be suffering this attention more than Mister Terrific All three issues are written by Eric Wallace with covers by JG Jones[...]
The Changing Look Of Mister Terrific
On the left the new design for Mister Terrific as seen on DC's Source blog But on the right, how it originally appeared before being changed a few hours later Was the M on the face a little close to Bishop? Or was it just too "Mr T"? On the left the new design[...]