Dudley Datson and the Forever Machine #1
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Dudley Datson and the Forever Machine #1

Writer: Scott Snyder Artist: Jamal Igle Publisher: ComiXology Originals Release Date: July 20, 2022 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 1
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Have you ever wondered why all the great figures in history had a pet companion, and if there were all running from the same mysterious threat? Such questions have never crossed the mind of Dudley Datson, a fifteen year-old with a penchant for invention. But when dastardly foes turn his world upside down, Dudley is going to have to start facing things beyond his wildest imagination in this modern day fable from writer SCOTT SNYDER and artist JAMAL IGLE.

  • 10
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles Jan 1, 1970

    Snyder and Igle have a clear hit on their hands. The potential is obvious. Now its just a matter of maintaining the magic of this debut issue. Given the creators pedigree that shouldnt be a problem as we might be looking at another breakout 2022 series. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    AIPT - David Brooke Jul 19, 2022

    This is a story younger readers will connect with as Dudley desires to be respected and to accomplish his goals while helping others. Adults will enjoy the larger and secret world being uncovered in a mystery involving invention. If necessity is the mother of invention, then I deem it necessary to check out the inventiveness within Dudley Datson and the Forever Machine. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    But Why Tho? - Collier "CJ" Jennings Jul 19, 2022

    Dudley Datson and the Forever Machine #1 truly feels like it's made for everyone and embodies the pure creative spirit of comics. Snyder's been on a roll with his creator-owned work, and I definitely can't wait for future issues of Dudley Datson as well as Snyder and Igle's future projects. Definitely pick it up if you love the work that Snyder's been doing with Comixology so far. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Jul 19, 2022

    The story has a fun, light, and very human tone that makes it instantly engaging. By the end of the first issue, Dudley is in a completely different place than where he started, and the journey ahead looks to be one I'm very excited to follow. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Jul 20, 2022

    Igle delivers some beautifully detailed and lively art that brilliantly captures the emotional and visual tone of the story. The art complements the characters really well and I love both the character designs and the wonderfully full and vibrant backgrounds. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Matthew Aguilar Jul 20, 2022

    Dudley Datson and The Forever Machine was not at all what I expected, but that ultimately made it even better in the end, and I think you'll find something to love here as well. Read Full Review

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