Telepaths #1
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Telepaths #1

Writer: J. Michael Straczynski Artist: Steve Epting Publisher: AWA Release Date: September 1, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 1
6.8Critic Rating
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The brand new epic from comic book legends J. Michael Straczynksi (The Amazing Spider-Man, Thor) and Steve Epting
(Captain America: The Winter Soldier). An electromagnetic disturbance results in the sudden awakening of telepathic
powers in a tenth of the Earth's population. In the moments after the world comes to grip with this development, newlyBoston police find themselves sent against a wrongly convicted prisoner who becomes a hero and leader of
other telepaths trying to escape a world in which their powers will make them targets. Both are heroes of their own story,
and the future may depend on whether or not trust can be f more

  • 8.5
    GWW - Nick Friar Aug 31, 2021

    As for the art, Steve Epting is always a great fit for stories that start in a very grounded place. Also, Brian Reber's colors fit perfectly with his work. We're dealing with real people who experience a bizarre event, so it's no surprise the artist who drew TKO Studios' Sara and Captain America: The Winter Soldier felt like a great fit for the start of Straczynski's story. Read Full Review

  • 7.6
    Graphic Policy - Brett Sep 1, 2021

    Telepaths #1 is an interesting start to the series. There's some aspects that are absolutely great. There's some aspects that are thrown in there and feel like they don't go anywhere. It's clear they will eventually but we have one issue to review right now. There's a making of a great series within and hopefully with the second issue we get to see the impact of this event with those lingering plotlines. For now, it's a good start with a lot of potential. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    ComicBook.com - Adam Barnhardt Sep 1, 2021

    While the writer uses a somewhat tired catalyst here"a solar flare, of all things"he manages to keep things moving with an ensemble most would consider far too large. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Multiversity Comics - Alexander Jones Sep 3, 2021

    The absurd number of tired genre cliches in "Telepaths" #1 derails the goodwill earned from the solid artwork. Read Full Review

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