Victor Benito's Comic Reviews

Reviewer For: Sequential Planet Reviews: 30
7.5Avg. Review Rating

8.0
Archie (2015) #700

Nov 20, 2018

A perfect jumping on point for new readers with fun twists for older fans.

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6.7
Archie (2015) #704

Apr 30, 2019

Archie #704 had a good roadmap it needed to follow and does just that. I only wish it would've had room to take in the sights.

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7.7
Assassin Nation #3

May 20, 2019

Assassin Nation #3 is a great midpoint for this zany series that screams to be read

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9.0
Astro Hustle #1

Mar 5, 2019

Astro Hustle is an energetic and adventurous romp set that emulates the best of underground 80's comics and movies.

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8.7
Astro Hustle #2

Mar 31, 2019

Astro Hustle #2 continues the high energy and exuberant world-building of last issue, proving that Jai Nitz, Tom Reilly, and Ursula Decay are truly a powerhouse team.

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8.0
Batman Beyond (2016) #29

Mar 1, 2019

A solid conclusion to The Final Joke arc with fantastic moments for the art team to shine.

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9.0
Bitter Root #1

Nov 12, 2018

A stellar setup for a series; expecting great things from this book.

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9.0
Bitter Root #3

Jan 9, 2019

Bitter Root is picking up the pace and building a masterpiece as it goes. Pick up this issue and the last two!

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10
Bitter Root #5

Mar 18, 2019

Bitter Root #5 is a stunning conclusion to Book One of what promises to be a significant and memorable series.

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8.7
Blossoms 666 #1

Jan 19, 2019

An interesting twist on the Blossom twins that pushes their charm with high-and-mighty characterization into seductive darkness. Definitely worth checking out.

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6.8
Champions (2019) #2

Feb 11, 2019

An improvement from the first issue that makes strides in the story. It's looking like there's an emotional payoff coming later in the arc.

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8.7
Crowded #6

Jan 1, 2019

Crowded is an exercise in storytelling about modern technology that is sure to intrigue and excite readers. This issue is easily one of the best.

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7.3
Death Orb #2

Nov 8, 2018

Overall, this book is one to keep your eye on. I'll be following this series to watch how it unfolds. Enjoying the art and story, I'm pretty sure this will be one of my favorite stories by the series' end.

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5.7
Death Orb #5

Feb 24, 2019

The story feels rushed and the series could have benefited from one more issue to fill out its conclusion. Not a bad ending, but definitely a meh one.

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7.0
Firefly (2018) #2

Dec 18, 2018

Firefly carries the show's spark and gives its lore room to breathe. Worth checking out for fans of the show or the Western genre.

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6.3
Firefly (2018) #3

Jan 14, 2019

Definitely a good issue but the overall narrative is a trade-wait scenario

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7.0
Flash (2016) #67

Apr 2, 2019

The Flash #67 amps up the creepiness, setting up a fun revival arc for the Trickster.

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5.3
Giant Man (2019) #2

May 31, 2019

Giant-Man #2 is an okay read, but it feels repetitive and there's nothing fantastic to balance it out.

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8.0
James Bond 007 (2018) #3

Feb 1, 2019

A fun conclusion to the Odd Job arc that adds wonderfully inventive twists to the James Bond formula.

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10
Magnificent Ms. Marvel #1

Mar 17, 2019

The Magnificent Ms. Marvel #1 is a perfect introduction issue that reminds readers Ms. Marvel is where to go for that classic Marvel Comics feel.

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4.0
Major X #2

Apr 22, 2019

The X-Treme 90s is dead and we should let it rest. Major X #2 shows us why

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6.7
Ronin Island #2

Apr 9, 2019

Ronin Island #2 is a quick read with a lot to enjoy and is perfect for younger readers.

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7.3
Runaways (2017) #20

Apr 30, 2019

Runaways #20 takes a breath mid-arc to play with characters' anxieties and fears. It's a great issue with hearty character moments.

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7.7
Shanghai Red #5

Nov 1, 2018

Hixson delivers fabulous art. Sebela shows great character work and a decent emotional climax.

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7.7
Smooth Criminals #6

May 27, 2019

Smooth Criminals #6 delivers on the series' promise for the first half while setting up the second half.

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7.0
Star Wars: Vader - Dark Visions (2019) #1

Mar 9, 2019

Dark Visions #1 is an intriguing look at the surprising legacy left by one of the galaxy's most intimidating villains.

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6.3
The Last Siege #6

Nov 5, 2018

A quick read with enjoyable art. I'd say wait for the trade.

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7.3
The Life And Death Of Toyo Harada #3

May 15, 2019

The Life and Death of Toyo Harada is a fantastic villain character study with interesting story techniques

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8.0
War of the Realms: Journey Into Mystery #2

May 16, 2019

Journey Into Mystery #2 is kooky fun that delivers laughs and gasps like all comics should.

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7.3
Wizard Beach #1

Dec 4, 2018

A fun start to a promising and magical coming-of-age story.

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