M.A.S.K.: Revolution #1

M.A.S.K.: Revolution #1

Event\Storyline: Revolution Writer: Brandon Easton Artist: Tony Vargas Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: September 28, 2016 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 8 User Reviews: 1
7.2Critic Rating
7.5User Rating

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The origin of M.A.S.K.! Miles Mayhem's decades long plans are finally coming to fruition, but will the revealed secrets he has hidden from Matt Trakker create a new enemy bent on Mayhem's undoing? A special story tying directly into REVOLUTION!

  • 9.3
    SciFiPulse - Ian Cullen Oct 1, 2016

    M.A.S.K. Revolution is a great introduction to this world and a fantastic jumping on point if you are a newbie like me. I can't recommend this highly enough. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    CourtOfNerds - Kevin Carley Oct 2, 2016

    Buy this book is only to relive your youth, but keep buying to get an unexpectedly good story. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Outright Geekery - Shannon Ledene Sep 27, 2016

    Overall; this is an excellent jumping on point and I really want to see how they modernize it to make it contemporary. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Anthony Wendel Sep 28, 2016

    Fans of M.A.S.K. rejoice. The Team is off to a great start with their introduction to the IDW universe. With the option of dealing with characters from other IDW properties (G.I. Joe, Action Man) on top of reintroducing characters from their own franchise, this series has a long and entertaining road ahead of it. Read Full Review

  • 6.1
    Heroes Direct - Adam Fitch Sep 28, 2016

    To say we expected a cheesy 80's throwback, M.A.S.K.: Revolution #1 was a bold and surprising read. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comic Bastards - Mike Badilla Sep 28, 2016

    I was very surprised with the overall direction this book has taken. I went into it knowing it was a reboot of an old property and had different expectations, mainly that it would be corny and cheesy and not at all serious, but I was mistaken. This book seems to have a very serious tone, and I'm very interested in what will happen next. Supposedly all these “Revolution” titles (Rom, GI Joe, Transformersand more) will become tied into some event, which could be fun too. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Big Comic Page - Ross Sweeney Sep 29, 2016

    With this in mind, its difficult to recommend this to new readers without the caveat that you should probably grab the rest of the crossover series, and given quite how much there is out there at this stage, that seems like something of a poisoned apple. But who knows? Maybe thisll get your interest piqued in it. And if youre already keeping up, theres a heck of a lot to love about this addition to the event. Read Full Review

  • 5.5
    Major Spoilers - Wilson Oct 3, 2016

    M.A.S.K. Revolution #1 is a decent start to introducing M.A.S.K. to the new generation but falls a bit short of its potential. The "gimmick" of the property is barely seen and the issue is one long character introduction. While it's not bad, the "military soldiers trying to make the cut" trope has been done before. There is promise though, with lead hero Matt Trakker now African-American and the updated suit designs by artist Tony Varas looking sleek and cool. I'm dying to see M.A.S.K. make its return and interact with all the Hasbro properties, making the eight year old Wilson jump for joy. Read Full Review

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