Weekly World News #1

Weekly World News #1

Writer: Chris Ryall Artist: Alan Robinson Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: January 13, 2010 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 3
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  • 7.0
    Major Spoilers - Robot Overlord Jan 17, 2010

    A novelty, whether you love it or hate it. I like the art, I like the story (although some of the jokes I swear were in the Harry Canyon segment of Heavy Metal 30 years ago) Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Comics Bulletin - Karyn Pinter Jan 14, 2010

    I don't know if I can truly recommend this or not. If you do decide to buy it, don't worry, I doubt the other comic nerds will judge you. Unless you're also buying the Stephenie Meyer issue of Female Force; in that case, then yes, you are being judged. Read Full Review

  • 3.0
    Comic Book Resources - Chad Nevett Jan 18, 2010

    If you try to take "Weekly World News" #1 on its own terms, it doesn't succeed as it doesn't seem to know what it wants to be. By tying together various elements of the tabloid paper, it lacks a central story and reads like a comic version of stupid comedies like "Date Movie" or "Epic Movie" where the point is to cram in as many parody jokes as possible, screw the story or... well, the jokes. It's disappointing because Ryall has shown that he can write weird, funny comics in the past and this isn't up to those standards. Though, the offering of two versions (color or black and white newsprint) and the additional backmatter material do help. Read Full Review

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