Countdown to Final Crisis #1

Countdown to Final Crisis #1

Writer: Paul Dini Artist: Tom Derenick Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: April 23, 2008 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 5
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  • 5.0
    Major Spoilers - Joshua Hill Apr 24, 2008

    It's all coming down to this. Next week we have DC Universe #0. This week, Countdown #1, get's 3 out of 5 for the art, and 2 out of 5 for the story! Another week of 'meh'! Read Full Review

  • 4.8
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Apr 23, 2008

    At this point, I'm very glad Grant Morrison is doing such a stellar job of pitching Final Crisis to his readers. This botched weekly series has failed over and over to do anything of the sort. Here at the end, it gives almost no indication that a Crisis is brewing in the first place. With 12 months of boredom leading up to a fizzling payoff and no tangible connection to what will likely be DC's biggest book in many years, I can only say that Countdown has proved itself a failure on nearly every front. I hate to say it, but I'm glad I won't have a weekly DC book to look forward to over the next couple months. I need a break. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jim Beard Apr 24, 2008

    Countdown to Final Crisis #1Posted: Thursday, April 24, 2008By: Jim Beard Paul DiniTom Derenick (p), Wayne Faucher (i)DC Comics Counting down the Top Oneerrcounting down Oneummoh, hell, heres the One Thing You Need to Know about Countdown #1! Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comic Book Revolution - Rokk Krinn Apr 24, 2008

    Countdown to Final Crisis #1 was a fitting ending to what has been a dreadful title. This issue was completely unimpressive and did nothing to get me excited for DC Universe #0. DC needs to use DC Universe #0 to drive a stake through the heart of Countdown. The more DC separates Countdown from Final Crisis the better. No fans will get excited about Final Crisis if they get the feeling we are just going to get more of the same crap that we got in Countdown. Read Full Review

  • 2.0
    Comic Book Resources - Timothy Callahan Apr 23, 2008

    At least it's over. Read Full Review

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