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Hero Squared #1

Writer: Keith Giffen, J.M. DeMatteis Artist: Joe Abraham Publisher: Boom! Studios Critic Reviews: 3
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  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Aug 18, 2005

    Joe Abraham has moments where his art looks a little rough around the edges, but for the most part he impressively captures the little visual moments. It's a little throwaway visual moment, but I loved the way that Stephie is seated on the couch on the credit page, or the little stretching exercise that she does when she gets up. The same holds true for Milo who is forever in his sullen pose, with his hands in his pockets, and I loved the little monkey man stretch move that he's making out his front door as he says goodbye to Stephie. The art even has the video game playing pose down, and while it's sounds like I'm making such a big deal about such minor details, the simple fact that these elements are there for me to comment on tells me more about Joe Abraham's artistic ability than any of the splashy, big impact images that he also presents in this issue. Give me an artist who knows how to pose his characters when they're not really doing anything important, and I'll show you a v Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Comics Bulletin - Michael Aronson May 24, 2006

    If you follow Giffen and DeMatteis to every project they write, its possible you wont be displeased at all with the beginning of this new series. But the casual reader deserves a much better introduction. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comics Bulletin - Diana Kingston May 30, 2006

    Rain of Expository Anvils aside, there's not much to say about this issue: it presents a rather by-the-numbers sitcom set-up that fails to amuse, the plot is static, the characters are flat... Read Full Review

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