Wynd #1

Writer: James Tynion IV Artist: Michael Dialynas Publisher: Boom! Studios Release Date: June 17, 2020 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 17 User Reviews: 11
8.2Critic Rating
7.9User Rating

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For fans of Once & Future, Isola and Middlewest, the award-winning team of James Tynion IV (Batman, Something is Killing the Children) and Michael Dialynas (The Woods, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles) reunite for the new must-read series that shocked the comic industry!
Magical heritage is punishable by death in Pipetown, so a young boy named Wynd must keep his true identity - and pointy ears - a secret from everyone, even if it means he'll never have the normal life he wants.
But when his secret is threatened, Wynd will be forced to leave his home behind to embark on a dangerous qu more

  • 10
    Comics Bookcase - Jacob Cordas Jun 16, 2020

    This is great. Everything comes together to make another excellent BOOM! comic from another excellent team. Read it if you like comics that are good. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Geek'd Out - Zee Huff Jun 17, 2020

    Wynd is poised to be kind, and warm, and exactly the sort of wonder that the world needs more of. And Im so happy to be along for the trip. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    The Brazen Bull - Charlie Chipman Jun 17, 2020

    Beautiful, immersive, and timely, Wynd is an expertly-crafted series, with a fine-tuned series of messages, that the world needs, right now. This debut issue is a must-read. Read Full Review

  • 9.2
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Gabriel Hernandez Jun 17, 2020

    WYND #1 is a promising start to a completely new property. The art is whimsical and fun, and the story starts a lot of threads that begs more than a few questions. I'm looking forward to seeing what happens in the next issue. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    GWW - B Ferg Jun 16, 2020

    When Wynd sprints off on a break from work, I certainly didn't expect a voyeuristic moment to take place. Oakley's reaction to Wynd during the dream sequence was also quite comical. What could have been a scary tale takes breaks and makes you say, “I did not see that coming.” Moments like this are the most magical thing about this book. It seems like every panel brought a new breeze blowing though which I found quite refreshing. I have to say this book is quite amusing and I wonder how the “winds” will shift in this book. Read Full Review

  • 8.6
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Jun 17, 2020

    Michael Dialynas does some great work with the art in this first issue. The animated style of the characters does a lot to enhance the fantasy elements of the story. Read Full Review

  • 8.1
    Graphic Policy - Brett Jun 17, 2020

    Purchase: comiXology – Kindle – TFAW – Zeus Comics Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Big Comic Page - Craig Neilson-Adams Jun 18, 2020

    An impressive opening then, with the creative team which includes the dynamic-yet-unobtrusive lettering of Aditya Bidikar working together seamlessly as they take full advantage of every inch of every single page to tell their story. A story of magic, secrets and the fear which comes with being true to yourself, Wynd is a new series which comes highly recommended. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    But Why Tho? - Charles Hartford Jun 17, 2020

    When all is said and done,Wynd #1 does an excellent job establishing the characters and world this story will continue to explore. Im curious to see where Wynds journey will take him. And whether or not the more closed-minded denizens of Pipetown might learn a thing or two from him. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Major Spoilers - Ingrid Lind-Jahn Jun 20, 2020

    Wynd #1 is setting up to be not just a coming of age story, but a story where there are problems in the world, and young people have a new attitude about then that isn't shared by their elders. How wonderfully timely this is, and I am looking forward to their adventures. This book costs a little more, but it is a solid forty-six pages that introduce us smoothly to the world and the characters. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Mike Nickells Jun 17, 2020

    The oversized 40 page issue really gives time and space for the writing of Tynion IV and the art of Dialynas to bring the world of Wynd to life and create some very poignant moments in the meantime. This slowly developing story leaves several very intriguing avenues to be explored and I for one am interested in seeing where WYND goes in the upcoming issues. Read Full Review

  • 7.9
    Comic Watch - Ethan Coney Jun 18, 2020

    An impressive introduction to an intriguing new world with a compelling cast which will have the reader craving more! Read Full Review

  • 7.8
    Sequential Planet - Danilo To Jun 17, 2020

    I'm not really a big avid medieval fantasy reader but I really enjoyed reading Wynd. The experience set up by the amazingly assembled cast of professionals really comes across. The fact that every issue is double the length of regular ones also helps as this is a comic you should really enjoy if you take a while, sit down and take it all in. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    AIPT - Vishal Gullapalli Jun 15, 2020

    Wynd is definitely a book worth looking at, but if you're able to wait for it to be collected, that's probably your best option. I'm definitely looking forward to the next installment. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Multiversity Comics - Gregory Ellner Jun 22, 2020

    A deceptively scary look at a fantastical kind of racism, "Wynd" is definitely a series to look out for. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Henchman-4-Hire - Sean Ian Mills Jun 20, 2020

    A really fun opening chapter that does a great job of establishing its characters and its world"but then doesn't really do anything with them of note. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    ComicBook.com - Connor Casey Jun 17, 2020

    Overall, I'd recommend this comic"not so much for what issue #1 brings, but for the promise the rest of the story still has. Read Full Review

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