Unity #23

Unity #23

Writer: James Asmus Artist: Diego Bernard Publisher: Valiant Comics Release Date: October 14, 2015 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 2
7.9Critic Rating
8.0User Rating

The Armor Hunters never leave a man behind!

Deep under the mountains of the American Southwest, Quartz, of the Armor Hunters who attacked Earth, is kept secure in government custody. Escape is impossible from the inside. But can the combined might of the U.S. armed forces, X-O Manowar, and Unity stop a jailbreak from the outside...when that attack is an all-out suicide strike by Unity's giant killer robot GIN-GR?!

The galaxy's deadliest squad of killers will have their revenge as multiple Harvey Award nominee James Asmus (QUANTUM AND WOODY) and red-hot rising star Diego Bernard (X-O MANOWAR) take charge of Valiant's elite superteam for an action-packed two-part story arc!

  • 10
    All-Comic - Jesse Izdepski Oct 12, 2015

    Any question you may or may not have had about the future of Unity as a series is put to rest with this issue. It is therefreshing next chapter to a great story, and everything we have been waiting for. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Infinite Comix - Daniel Gehen Oct 13, 2015

    Much of what makes Unity #23 work so well is Asmus' play with the team dynamics. There is plenty of banter between Livewire, Ninjak, and Eternal Warrior " with just a subtle amount of humor " to make these characters feel like living beings, which serves to raise the tension further. Read Full Review

  • 8.2
    Geeked Out Nation - Jideobi Odunze Oct 14, 2015

    Despite the reveal that readers could see coming, Unity #23 marks a new direction for the series that will get many back on board now that the War Monger story arc is over. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Bastards - Dustin Cabeal Oct 14, 2015

    Since we already know how the series finally is going to go down, it's safe to assume this story will wrap up with the next issue and that's okay. It's a nice quick story and I kind of wish that there had been more like this over the course of the series. It brought a different perspective to the team, but then also made me want to see what series writer Matt Kindt would answer with. We'll never know since the series is sadly ending, but maybe it'll return in some form. In the meantime, this is a great issue to pick up if you've been following either Unity or the Valiant U. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comicsverse - Alex Nader Oct 17, 2015

    Asmus effectively set up the stakes in this issue, combining a tense plot with good characterizaiton and banter. Unfortunately we know that the there are no real lasting ramifications (such is the way of comics) as this takes place prior to BOOK OF DEATH. However, this seems to work quite well as a last hurrah for the team and the title. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Bounding Into Comics - Justin Wright Oct 15, 2015

    The art work is solid in this book. Diego Bernard doesn't phone in a single panel and I was not once confused by anything I was seeing. The story by James Asmus was tight and relatively easy to follow. But as a new reader of Unity, and Valiant in general, I don't know these characters. I don't know their backgrounds or stories, I'm not invested in this Armor Hunter's story, and this issue gave me no reason to care about or root for any of these characters. This isn't a book I'd recommend for a newcomer to this universe necessarily. But if you know and like reading these characters, you'll probably enjoy reading this issue and part 2, next month in issue #24. Read Full Review

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