Captain Atom #5

Captain Atom #5

Writer: J.T. Krul Artist: Freddie Williams II Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: January 18, 2012 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 2
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Captain Atom likes to think of himself as a hero, but he can't shake visions of another fate that could be far more monstrous. And maybe there's more truth to this nightmare than he'd like to believe as he finally comes face-to-face with the bizarre creature that's been lurking in the shadows.

  • 8.0
    IGN - Poet Mase Jan 18, 2012

    This book is moving in a great direction. Gone are the scattered plot threads. In their place are a full-scale throwdown and intriguing questions about human nature. Just what is that giant, people-eating blob? Will Captain Atom really be able to help people without inadvertently hurting those he loves? I don't know, but I'm going to be back next month to see what Krul and Williams have planned. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comic Book Resources - Greg McElhatton Jan 18, 2012

    "Captain Atom" has a lot to live up to right now. It's not too late for a sales climb, but I feel like it needs a snappier speed and something to grab new readers' attention. All the pieces needed are available (good overall idea, strong artists), with one strong nudge needed to slide everything into place. For the sake of "Captain Atom," that nudge better come soon. Read Full Review

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