Divergence #1 (FCBD 2015)

Divergence #1 (FCBD 2015)

9.1Critic Rating
8.1User Rating

  • 10
    We The Nerdy - Kierra Prince May 1, 2015

    This is one of the best issues you'll pick up during this year's Free Comic Book Day event and issues are sure to go quickly considering the content that DC has chosen to give us. I couldn't be more excited about the future of DC as it looks to be dark, violent, and even more soul-crushing than it already has been. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Comic Vine - Tony 'G-Man' Guerrero May 2, 2015

    This is an issue not to be missed. Scott Snyder, Gene Luen Yang, and Geoff Johns are changing everything we know about Batman, Superman, and the Justice League. Don't dismiss this as a novelty comic for Free Comic Book Day. This is the real deal. These pages are essential to readers of the regular series. The writing and the art on each part was truly amazing. If you haven't gone to your local comic shop yet and are sitting there reading this, you need to get there right away and get yourself a copy. Everything is changing. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Weird Science - Jim Werner May 2, 2015

    Wow, this little comic sure does set up a new landscape for the DCU come June.  This Free Comic Book Day joint gives us a new Batman, a new writer changing the status quo on Superman and a peek at the future of the Justice League.  Plus, it's FREE!  Go grab it at your local comic book store or any way you can get your hands on it. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Newsarama - David Pepose Apr 28, 2015

    Of course, when it comes to Free Comic Book Day offerings, it's easy to speculate - indeed, many of the books offered are teases towards a larger storyline. It remains to be seen if DC sticks the landing with any of these three storylines, but in terms of high concept and sheer marketability, DC has one of the better books this weekend. If you're interested in seeing what's next for DC's biggest heroes following Convergence, you'll likely want to check this book out. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comicosity - Matt Santori-Griffith May 2, 2015

    A fun primer giving readers who have been holding off a good jumping on point for some truly outrageous stories, Divergence #1 is exactly the kind of storytelling the best of the New 52 has provided. And as only the first of 43 total 8-page original stories fans can get for free in the month of May, this book is a fun start to what will be a fun year, no matter what kind of stories you enjoy. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Flip Geeks - Paul Ramos May 7, 2015

    Divergence offers both jaded and new comic readers/lovers a good starting point on DC's premier heroes (and team). Though a prior reading of the title's respective previous arcs is highly suggested (for new readers) and Romita, Jr's artistic style may turn off some, nevertheless, Divergence fulfills the objective of grabbing the readers' attention, and most possibly, readers may continue reading future installments or succeeding issues. This is indeed an excellent free issue! Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Yet Another Media Site - Kevin Finnigan May 3, 2015

    DIVERGENCE was a good Free Comic Book Day book for DC. While Marvel had a misstep in trying to get people read for SECRET WARS, DC focused on their characters and why should love them. Read Full Review

  • 8.3
    Rhymes With Geek - Chris Lear May 7, 2015

    Divergence #1 is a solid cross-section of everything modern DC has to offer from it's biggest titles. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Resources - Marykate Jasper May 8, 2015

    "Divergence" accomplishes what an FCBD book is meant to do: intrigue readers with an idea so that they'll pick up the first issue of the new arc. What happens once they do is up to the creative team. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Henry Killinger May 6, 2015

    Hell yeah Grail

  • 10
    gustave154 Aug 23, 2015

    Best FCBD issue ever.

  • 7.5
    El Chapulin Colorado May 28, 2015

    The superman part was pretty boring but I liked the end. The batman part was great however I was hoping for someone else to replace Batman. The JL part was simply awesome

  • 7.5
    Gizmo Aug 1, 2015

    -- BATMAN // THE ROOKIE: Opening pages are good, then it is just killing time until the reveal. Gets the job done, not essential if you missed out on FCBD. -- SUPERMAN // EXPOSED: John Romita Jr's art on Superman looks better than it has in years; the inkers and colourists must be good. It's a good blip of a story, it even squeezed some action in there. -- JUSTICE LEAGUE // DARKSEID WAR PROLOGUE TWO / THE OTHER AMAZON: Nice! This one is worth reading, it's pretty hard core. -- OVERALL: Worth getting this if you read any of the featured titles, otherwise don't worry about it.

  • 4.0
    jac's picks May 7, 2015

    If you are still reading DC you may enjoy. But all other reviews are wrong, DC is a mess and has z zero continuity. Take away the main Batman title and look at what's left,all crap!!!

  • 9.0
    Redeadhood May 3, 2015

  • 9.0
    GlenWizard May 14, 2015

  • 8.5
    Serverarbengan May 6, 2015

  • 8.5
    Rotivv May 16, 2015

  • 8.5
    Aegis May 27, 2015

  • 7.0
    Batfan May 23, 2015

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