Byte Sized #1
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Byte Sized #1

Writer: Cullen Bunn Artist: Nelson Blake Iii Publisher: AWA Release Date: December 9, 2020 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 3
6.8Critic Rating
5.5User Rating

When two young siblings excitedly unwrap their final Christmas presents, they discover toy robots unlike anything they have ever seen. And with good reason. What the kids and their parents don't know is that their quaint suburban home just became the beachhead for these self-aware 'bots that have begun to explore the outside world. And when one of the 'bots breaks bad, it's going to take a Christmas miracle to stop him.

  • 8.5
    Comics Bookcase - Larry Jorash Dec 9, 2020

    Byte-Sized #1 is a great holiday genre read thats reminiscent of classics such as Gremlins, powered in equal parts by strong writing and art. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Graphic Policy - Joe Bones Dec 5, 2020

    In Byte-Sized #1 Cullen Bunn once again showcases his talent for blending genres. This first issue has horror and sci-fi elements, all wrapped up in a Christmas bow. The last few pages left me legitimately excited to see where the story will go from here. The art team breathe life into Bunn's script and give each panel a unique look. Plus, you can't go wrong with cute doggie action! Get in the holiday spirit and pick up your copy of Byte-Sized #1 when it hits shops on December 9th. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    Multiversity Comics - Matthew Blair Dec 14, 2020

    A fairly competent imitation of classic 80's children's movies that is brought down by slow pacing and an artistic team that would probably be happier doing something else. Read Full Review

  • 6.0 - Chase Magnett Dec 9, 2020

    As a first chapter there's no reason to stop, but with a whole month between this and Byte-Sized #2, it's questionable how many readers will think to continue the story in 2021. Read Full Review

  • 4.5
    Graphic Policy - Josh Rathbun Dec 26, 2020

    Do you love stories where robotic creatures break free from the government stooges and eventually befriend some young child? Im pretty sure thats where were going with Byte-Sized. I get that there's probably a lot of inspiration from the likes of Gremlins or Batteries Not Included but maybe I need more issues to get some enjoyment from Byte-Sized. Kudos to AWA Studios for continuing to do different material with everything. Their scope is so wide in what they put out that you are bound to find something youll like. It just might not be this. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    the_comic_book_club Dec 18, 2020

    Issue: 1

    Publisher: AWA Studios: Artists, Writers & Artisans @awastudiosofficial & Upshot @upshotstudiosofficial
    Writer: Cullen Bunn @cullenbunn
    Artist: Nelson Blake II @nelsonblakeii
    Colors: Snakebite Cortez @snakebitecortez
    Letters: Sal Cipriano @salcipriano_art
    Cover: Rahzzah @rahzzah

    Christmas Eve, a mischievous little dog with a passion for ripping into Christmas gifts is drawn to the family room. An investigation of strange noises is interrupted by his human, Katy, who discovers him face to face with a strange little robot. Assuming Gizmo has just gotten into another Christmas gift, Katy brings the robot into her room and falls back asleep. Completely unaware that the robo more

  • 4.5
    AdmiralWhiskers Dec 17, 2020

    Presumably cute robots escape from a lab and wind up at a home in the suburbs. Nothing really past that in issue 1, in fact a book so short on content that they had room for 3 pages of writer/creator reflections (in really big, poorly-laid out type) and 5 pages of an E-Ratic preview.

    Cullen Bunn's story isn't much - introduces the lab, introduces the family, introduces the still largely-shrouded robots...and that's it. And only 3 more issues in this miniseries...gotta pick up the pace!

    Nelson Blake II's art is straight out of Disney animation, so much so that I'd be surprised if some streamer doesn't pick this one up sooner than later.

    Snakebite Cortez's coloring, considering the simple artwork, is t more

  • 6.0
    fandelabd Jan 6, 2021

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