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Bob Phantom #1

Writer: James III Artist: Richard Ortiz Publisher: Archie Comics Release Date: November 30, 2022 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 3
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After failing to aid a dying criminal in order to get a more gripping news story, burgeoning journalist Walter Whitney not only gains national acclaim, but the attention of a ruthless global crime syndicate; now he must go from mild-mannered reporter by day to Bob Phantom, a heartless ambulance chaser and even hardened crime fighter by night. It's Nightcrawler meets Spider-Man in the brand-new take on a classic Archie universe character!

  • 8.5
    COMICON - Tom Smithyman Nov 29, 2022

    Part The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, part American Psycho, this one-shot puts a new spin on a Golden Age character. It's a great premise, though a single issue only scratched the surface of the character's frustration with the modern world as well as his own potential. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Dec 1, 2022

    On the one hand, it's an entertaining concept full of Archie/MLJ Easter eggs, with some lively art. On the other, it feels like a set-up for more stories, but it's posited as a one-shot. Read Full Review

  • 4.0 - Megan Peters Nov 30, 2022

    Bob Phantom #1 is bringing superheroes back to the Archie Universe, and sadly, his debut issue falls flatter than a worn-out cape. Read Full Review

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