The Resistance #5

Writer: J. Michael Straczynski Artist: Mike Deodato Publisher: AWA Release Date: September 9, 2020 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 3
8.8Critic Rating
8.7User Rating

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J. Michael Straczynski - creator of Babylon 5 , co-creator of Sense8 , and writer of beloved runs on The Amazing SpiderMan, Thor, and Superman: Eart h One - returns to comics, teaming with Mike Deodato Jr. - the blockbuster artist of The Amazing Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk, and Infinity War s. Together they plant the flag for a new universe of heroes and villains for the 21st Century. As the world reckons with the appearance of these superpowered "reborns," a small group of fighters takes on a military invasion in Eastern Europe.

  • 9.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Nick Devonald Sep 10, 2020

    The penultimate issue of one of the most original and ground-breaking superhero universes out there, it’s going to be exciting to see where this series, and the larger shared universe, go from here. An incredible human story which tells a vast and epic story. There are exciting ideas and concepts on show here, and this may well be the best origin story for a new shared universe. Pick this comic up, you won’t regret it. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Multiversity Comics - Elias Rosner Sep 14, 2020

    Deodato's art has its usual quirks and the narration can get a bit hokey but "The Resistance" #5 is a perfect example of how to tell a story that sets up others without sacrificing itself. Read Full Review

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