Trinity #3

Trinity #3

Writer: Francis Manapul Artist: Clay Mann Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: November 16, 2016 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 17 User Reviews: 25
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8.2User Rating

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“BETTER TOGETHER” part three! The deadly White Mercy has Superman, Wonder Woman and Batman in its terrifying grasp! But who would dare to orchestrate this attack-and why? All will be revealed as the three most powerful heroes in the DC Universe fight for their very souls!

  • 10
    Comicosity - Allen Thomas Nov 16, 2016

    Trinity #3 is yet another eye catching and evocative addition to one of DCs newest series. I enjoy the emotional trips into the minds and the pasts of each of the characters, as well as Lois inclusion as a gamechanging element by the end of the issue. Between art and story, this team is doing the DC Trinity justice and I appreciate their care in crafting this narrative. There seems to be so much quality work and storytelling in our future, and this issue is clearly no exception. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Dark Knight News - John Hagmann Nov 16, 2016

    Trinity #3 continues to impress. It is incredibly beautiful withan insightful story. Seeing these quintessential heroes explore their psyche under the influence of a powerful villainess is truly compelling. I am blown away by this storyline and title right now. Read Full Review

  • 9.8
    Comicsverse - Anika Hossain Nov 18, 2016

    Overall, TRINITY #3 is a deep, mysterious, and gorgeous issue. It's beautiful to look at, and to read as well. I highly recommend reading it if you're a nerd like me who's obsessed with in-depth character analysis. I'm eagerly looking forward to the next installment! Read Full Review

  • 9.4
    Heroes Direct - Eammon Jacobs Nov 26, 2016

    What this also does, is bring the three heroes closer together also. They weren't exactly friends to begin with, but it looks like they're already growing closer as each of them relive their worst moments. We can't help but think if Wonder Woman's turn will involve her loss of Themiscyra somehow. Given that this is one of the smaller titles compared to the rest of the current Rebirth run, it's undoubtedly one of the best. It doesn't constrain itself too much, and just allows the narrative flow without it being forced in a particular direction. If you're looking to get to know some of the world's finest heroes a little better – this is the story for you. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Batman-News - Brian Warshaw Nov 16, 2016

    As the story shifts to Batman and his baggage,Trinity #3 manages to add another gorgeous layer on top of last month's touching trip to Smallville. Clay Mann, Seth Mann, and Brad Anderson prove the perfect artistic stand-ins for the subject matter, and Manapul flourishes as writer.Trinity is still the best character-focused book in the entire line, and if you aren't reading it, you're missing something truly special. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    The Batman Universe - Bill Heuer Nov 18, 2016

    In general, this series continues to give the readers very “down-to-earth” moments for these mythic heroes. Its great to see these three have very “human” moments. In its simplest form, this was an issue about a grieving son and his two friends being there for him to help him overcome his own doubts about himself due to a tragic event. The previous issue was about a young father getting a chance to connect with his own father in a way he never could before having a son. I hope we get this same trend in the next issue with Diana's “twilight-zone” version of Themyscira. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    We The Nerdy - Josh McCullough Nov 16, 2016

    Overall though, Trinityis absolutely moving in the right direction and quickly working it's way to becoming on of the best Rebirth titles. The way it can use art uniquely to explore these characters and tell the story makes it fascinating to come back each month and see how the title will reinvent itself, it's currently one of DC's most unpredictable books. While definitely rough around the edges in places, the issue manages to be nostalgic, moving and utterly gorgeous. I can't wait to see where it goes from here. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Comic Book Bin - Deejay Dayton Nov 17, 2016

    Manapul gives us a little of the outside world, enough so that we get a loose grip on what is going on. There is just enough being explained to keep a reader happy, while the overall mystery is a pleasurable puzzle. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Capeless Crusader - Jeremy Radick Nov 16, 2016

    Trinity #3 sees writer Francis Manapul continue to demonstrate his skill at constructing a solidly iconic and emotionally honest relationship between DC's three signature characters. Though the issue has more heart than action overall, and though it continues to introduce more mysteries than it solves, the result is still satisfying and classic in tone. Clay Mann's bold and skillful art is a highlight and fits in with Manapul's work on the other issues. A solidly entertaining read. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Matthew Mueller Nov 16, 2016

    In short, Trinity has been a pleasant surprise, and while it deals with some familiar themes, it does it in an impressively effective way and should be an easy addition to your pull list. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComiConverse - Kyle King Nov 17, 2016

    Trapped in a dreamworld with his fellow Justice Leaguers, the Darknight Detective is forced to relive his parents murder and its tortured aftermath. Does the experience bring the heroes any closer to escaping their hellish hallucination? Can anyone from the outside world rescue the protagonists from imprisonment inside their own imaginations? Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    The Fandom Post - Chris Beveridge Nov 19, 2016

    Though not as strong for me as the first two issues, partially because I'm just so mired in Batman material for so many years, this installment does a lot of good stuff and it does it very well. The art change had me worried as I've been very mixed on the Mann's this past year in what they do but a quality colorist goes a long way to really elevating the work. Manapul's script is perhaps a bit too on the nose in some cases but it's looking to explore and expand on things without going too far since it's taking place within the larger continuity. I like what we get here overall and I'm curious to see how it all comes together both as the arc itself and in reading it all in one sitting to see the connections in a better way. And as much as I do like what Clay and Seth do here, I'm hoping for more Manapul artwork sooner rather than later as that's the big draw for me. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    AiPT! - Matthew Theriault Nov 15, 2016

    All in all, Trinity #3: good, not great. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles Nov 16, 2016

    Trinity #3 needed some fresh areas to explore in tackling Batman's purpose and guilt and Manapul can't find any new ground to cover. Readers already invested in the storyline might give it a pass, but this isn't a great jumping on issue for newcomers. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Weird Science - Jim Werner Nov 16, 2016

    I am quickly losing interest in this book which is a shame because after the first issue, I thought I was all in.  However, Francis Manapul is in no hurry to give the reader rules and answers and while Clay Mann's art is spectacular, I can't recommend this issue.  Hopefully, Manapul will turn it around quick because there is a lot of potential here and I'd hate to see it go to waste. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    DC Comics News - Konrad Secord-Reitz Nov 16, 2016

    I loved the art of Trinity #3, I think Clay Mann is a great artist for Manapul to switch out with occasionally and there styles work well together. The story of this issue was a little dry but what it sets up is very exciting. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Ryan.L Nov 16, 2016

    Overall though this is a great series and the art is incredible. This issue may not have been as good, but I do have high hopes it will pick up again and continue to be one of the best books DC is releasing. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    EDiakota Nov 16, 2016

    This is what Justice League Rebirth should be

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  • 9.5
    Kitaru Nov 20, 2016

    I agree that it was not as amazing as the previous two issues of Trinity, but once Francis Manapul has drawn something it is hard to compete. I enjoy the story and think that Lois is being very well written in the recent Rebirth comics. I cannot wait to see what is done for Wonder Woman's fear.

  • 9.5
    Spock's Brain Nov 22, 2016

    Clay Mann's art is Manapul-worthy in this issue, which has turned out to be my favourite of the Rebirth titles. I am enjoying the introspection into the psyche of these characters; I find it an interesting character aspect that Clark gains peace from his interactions with Pa last issue, but Bruce is tortured by his past here. I'm interested to see how it will go with Diana. Great book.

  • 7.5
    Holyjiebus Nov 23, 2016

    Comic Book Review (7.5/10) "Good," Trinity #3 "Better Together Part 3: Nobody Dies Tonight," Writer: Francis Manapul, Penciller: Clay Mann, Plot: This time our heroes are in Gotham and witnessing young Bruce Wayne cope with the loss of his parents. Dr. Harlene Quinzel is helping young Bruce cope with his trauma. Meanwhile, back in Hamilton Valley Jonathan Kent is missing and Lois goes looking for her son... This is a strange issue since Batman aka Bruce Wayne doesn't get to meet his parents as Clark Kent did in the previous issue, but meets a young Bruce Wayne who is coping with the loss of his parents. The Batman Animated Series version of Scarecrow makes a cameo in this issue as Dr. Quinzel is trying to help young Bruce cope with the fear he experiences by remembering various smells during the tragic murder of his parents. There are some really cool pages where young Bruce is affected by the fear gas and sees Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman in different hellish forms. This books feels like it's more flash than substance, as alot of the things that are going on on this world make no sense. The rules of this strange world are not clearly defined and feels more like a crazy dream world rather than a blast into the past. Manapul takes a break from pencilling duties and Mann provides the pencils in this book and it looks gorgeous. This book still remains one of the better looking books for Rebirth and Mann's artwork is a more nightmarish version to Manapul's storybook-esque artwork. This book made me want to see Mann do a monsters book in a gritty world!

  • 7.0
    drwasheewashee Nov 15, 2016

    Beautiful art (even if it is a step down from Manapul). Story isn't as gripping unfortunately. 7/10

  • 6.5
    El Chapulin Colorado Nov 17, 2016

    Manapul as an artist is incredible, as a writer not so much, and despite a very strong first issue the story starts to get weak. Just like the previous one, this issue feels more like a one-shot rather that the 3rd part of a bigger story. Want to see Batman's parents murder again? Want to see young Bruce feel guilty and sad? buy this issue; otherwise skip it as there is no story progression nor character development. Art is really good thou

  • 6.0
    myconius Nov 16, 2016

    even though Clay Mann provided the art for this issue it really feels like Francis Manapul did the page layouts. they have his unique storytelling style. i'm sure i'd have enjoyed this issue a lot more if Manapul drew it? . . . . while this issue is only been mildly entertaining, i can't say it's a must read. . . . . . hopefully Manapul returns to art duties, and we didn't just get the old switcharoo?

  • 10
    ThatGuy Nov 16, 2016

  • 10
    Lotrbruno Nov 17, 2016

  • 10
    Jason The Dude Nov 22, 2016

  • 9.5
    Zumba Nov 20, 2016

  • 9.0
    Xtian95 Nov 16, 2016

  • 9.0
    ActionCity Nov 20, 2016

  • 9.0
    Rico Nov 23, 2016

  • 9.0
    Nuckster77 Nov 28, 2016

  • 8.5
    sebastianorellana95 Nov 16, 2016

  • 8.0
    TheFallenKing13 Nov 16, 2016

  • 8.0
    pablo Nov 16, 2016

  • 8.0
    Rotivv Nov 17, 2016

  • 8.0
    Quietomega Nov 18, 2016

  • 8.0
    LocoNasty Nov 18, 2016

  • 7.5
    ak94 Nov 20, 2016

  • 7.0
    ComickerPerson Nov 16, 2016

  • 7.0
    Nobodyisemo Nov 24, 2016

  • 5.0
    EggMath Nov 16, 2016

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