Ambush Bug: Year None #5

Ambush Bug: Year None #5

Writer: Keith Giffen Artist: Keith Giffen Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: December 10, 2008 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 3
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  • 7.0
    Comic Book Resources - Benjamin Birdie Dec 15, 2008

    It's still, as ever, a blast to read, but some of the magic has been lost in the transition to contemporary comics. But I suppose, in true "Ambush Bug" style, that this says more about the state of things in the industry today than the success or failure of the comic itself. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jon Judy Dec 15, 2008

    This is a good read, a funny read, but a disposable read. It will not leave anyone clamoring for more Ambush Bug in twenty years. In fact, they wont even remember it a month from now. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Comic Book Bin - Koppy McFad Dec 12, 2008

    Of course, this book is targetted at people who have been reading DC comics for years and they will get the jokes-- they may even find them overdone. The book has entertaining portions and DiDio, the comic character is actually lots of fun in a 'Looney Toons' way. But after awhile, it gets boring to see DC Comics poke fun at itself. It is like devoting an entire hour-long cartoon to the comic-book guy from the SIMPSONS. Giffen has always excelled in finding humour by pointing out the silliness of superheroes but this approach can also sour the reader on superheroes. It also seems a bit sad that DC comics can't come up with a comedy book that is simply-- funny and does not rely on a parody of FINAL CRISIS to work. Read Full Review

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