The Avant-Guards #2

Writer: Carly Usdin Artist: Noah Hayes Publisher: Boom! Studios Release Date: February 27, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 2
8.4Critic Rating
7.5User Rating

Charlie is done with team sports. Nope. Not happening. Never again. But Liv and the rest of the Georgia O'Keeffe College of Arts and Subtle Dramatics basketball team are determined to get Charlie to join them, and they've cooked up a ruse to woo her! For basketball. Nothing else.

  • 10
    Comicsverse - Molly Barnewitz Feb 27, 2019

    Carly Usdin jumps directly into the fun with the fast-paced AVANT-GUARDS #2. With bright artwork by Noah Hayes, Usdin's comic is full of charismatic characters and celebrates basketball, friendships, and the thrill of young love. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    Graphic Policy - Brett Feb 27, 2019

    The first issue was solid and second is just as fantastic. The Avant-Guards is the queer basketball comic you didn't know you wanted but whose voice makes it hard to not get sucked into the excitement. Read Full Review

  • 8.0 - Megan Peters Feb 27, 2019

    Avant-Guards #2 brings one of comic's most anticipated sports titles to a new level this week. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    But Why Tho? - Mateo Guerrero Mar 1, 2019

    Another highlight of The Avant-Guards #2 is Noah Hayes and Rebecca Nalty's evolving style. The book has a millennial pop sensibility. It's full of bright colors, creative backgrounds and wildly expressive faces and body types. It's an inviting style that really fits nicely with the books breezy tone. Read Full Review

  • 7.7
    Multiversity Comics - John Schaidler Feb 28, 2019

    Guards #2, stylishly setting the stage for what could be a really fun series. Read Full Review

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