Blue Beetle #9

Blue Beetle #9

Writer: Keith Giffen, J. M. DeMatteis Artist: Scott Kolins Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: May 24, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 1
7.9Critic Rating
9.5User Rating

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The battle with the evil entity that's been lurking under El Paso for thousands of years reaches its penultimate chapter! Jaime Reyes has wanted nothing more than to rid himself of the scarab on his back. But in order to save his city, his family and his friends, he must decide whether to become Blue Beetle again-only this time, the change will be permanent!
RATED T
Includes a code for a free digital download of this issue.

  • 9.0
    Fortress of Solitude - Rick Austin May 30, 2017

    The writing flows, and while the art may not be the slickest it's a style which still works. Creating a vibe more of an independent comic book than just another cookie cutter title from DC, it makes this series seem like an underdog " which, technically, it is anyway. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Bin - Deejay Dayton May 25, 2017

    There is an awful lot to enjoy in this book. Giffen, DeMatteis and Kolins have spun this first story arc into some magnificently designed chaos. Its such a shame to mar that with such a cheap rip-off laugh. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    DC Comics News - Derek McNeil May 24, 2017

    Jaime Reyes as the Blue Beetle has generally been well received, but this title has added an element the title lacked: a sense of legacy. Plus, many readers bemoaned the loss of Ted Kord. This title truly gives us the best of both worlds by giving us both Jaime and Ted, and they work together better as a team than they do as solo heroes. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Weird Science - Eric Shea May 24, 2017

    Goddamn, did this issue impress the hell out of me with the bounds and strides it's taking to become a proper series that feels like it's just as important as the big hitters of the DCU.  Yeah, it still has a shit ton of characters that don't seem to have much to do, but the dialog is smoother, the emotion is showing and the action scenes are strong as hell.  Keep on doing what you're doing Blue Beetle because you've just got back on my radar. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Bleeding Cool - Joshua Davison May 31, 2017

    Its a wild comic, and it might be a little confusing at first if you, like myself, hadnt read any of the recent issues. However, you will likely get a kick out of it if youre looking for a weird and action-packed ride. Give it a try. Read Full Review

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