Convergence: Superboy & The Legion of Super-Heroes #1

Convergence: Superboy & The Legion of Super-Heroes #1

Event\Storyline: Convergence Writer: Stuart Moore Artist: Mark Farmer, Gus Storms Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: April 22, 2015 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 9 User Reviews: 2
5.4Critic Rating
7.5User Rating

STARRING HEROES FROM CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS!! While Brainiac 5 struggles to break through the dome, Superboy tries to keep the Legion of Super-Heroes' spirits up - until the Atomic Knights ride into town to cause mass destruction!

  • 8.0
    Newsarama - Richard Gray Apr 22, 2015

    While the story is still leading to a confrontation with the Atomic Knights of Durvale, themselves an alternative future of a post-apocalyptic Earth, it packs in more heart and insight into the characters of this era than many of its contemporaries have done to date. Convergence: Legion of Super-Heroes #1 may follow a similar structure to all of the other event titles in this series, in that it is ultimately leading up to a confrontation, but how many of those have knights in armor riding around on the backs of giant dalmatians? Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Supergirl Comic Box Commentary - Anj Apr 27, 2015

    These Convergence titles are frustrating. They have often been a tease, giving me a tiny taste of something I miss but not delivering 100%. This is a Legion I miss. These are characters I love. And there are whiffs of characterization I miss. But it isn't perfect. And there are some missteps. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    IGN - Joshua Yehl Apr 23, 2015

    How much you enjoy Convergence: Superboy and the Legion of Superheroes #1 will greatly depend on your nostalgia for the characters -- you'll either be weeping as they touch on the highs and lows that the team has faced, or you'll just wonder what all these Lads and Lasses are doing in such funny costumes. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Infinite Comix - Max Dweck Apr 29, 2015

    Convergence: Superboy and the Legion isn't the best of the Convergence tie-ins, or even the Superman category of tie-ins, but it's still an interesting read. Not a lot happens in it, but it does a good job at making the reader care about the characters. The final-page stinger that teases the next issue is just enough to keep readers interested in the follow-up chapter. It's a fun read. Read Full Review

  • 5.5
    Weird Science - Eric Shea Apr 25, 2015

    While I had a good time with the art in this book, I found the story lacking in anything that could grab someone's attention and keep it.  By the end I was just bored with the useless conversations that were used just to get us to the end of the issue.  Nothing much going on here. Read Full Review

  • 4.4
    DC Comics News - Steven Leitman May 4, 2015

    A piss poor showing that doesn't do much to explain anything and artwork I regret paying for i'd pass on this unless you must have all Legion appearances to date. Read Full Review

  • 4.3
    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Apr 23, 2015

    Very wonky art, and an odd tone makes for a mostly unsatisfying reading experience… Interesting balance of characters, though. Read Full Review

  • 3.0
    Needless Essentials Online - Stan Ford Apr 22, 2015

    It's lackluster, and if I wasn't a Legion completist, I wouldn't even bother with the next issue, and keep hoping that someone comes along with a clear vision of what to do with the Legion one day. Read Full Review

  • 2.0
    SciFiPulse - Patrick Hayes Apr 25, 2015

    I feel slapped by DC for the way this book turned out. Again, this company has shown they have no clue, or don't care, about what to do with this team of heroes who are being killed by mediocre efforts. An utter failure. Read Full Review

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