Black Hammer: Visions #3

Writer: Chip Zdarsky Artist: Johnnie Christmas Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: April 14, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 7 User Reviews: 11
8.7Critic Rating
8.1User Rating

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Sex Criminal's Chip Zdarsky and Alien 3's Johnnie Christmas team up for the first time with this action-packed Hammerverse special. Before he was trapped with Spiral City's greatest heroes on a mysterious limbo farm, aging hero Abraham Slam found himself already an outcast in his own world. And with the arrival of a belligerent reboot hero named Uncle Slam he finds himself having to put on the old tights again to show that there can be only one Slam in town.

  • 10
    DC Comics News - Derek McNeil May 15, 2021

    NegativesI originally had some reservations about the idea of other authors taking on Lemire's characters. However, each issue of this series so far has proven those fears to be unfounded. So far each writer has found something to add, while still being respectful of the Lemire's creations. Read Full Review

  • 9.2
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Apr 14, 2021

    Christmas does a great job with the art in this issue. The style is great and perfect for both the characters and the tone of the story. I loved the character designs a lot. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    ComicBook.com - Adam Barnhardt Apr 14, 2021

    Chip Zdarsky and company tell the typical "disgruntled old man" tale, injecting fresh ideas in it at just the right places. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Multiversity Comics - Christopher Egan Apr 15, 2021

    As this universe has done from the start, "Black Hammer Visions" #3 both challenges and embraces the superhero genre. Read Full Review

  • 8.6
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Zac Owens Apr 14, 2021

    Dark Horse's BLACK HAMMER: VISIONS #3 is a simple and charming story, much like the first of this series. It tells the story of Abraham Slam trying to teach himself it's okay to retire. It's a pleasant addition to the BLACK HAMMER Universe. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    COMICON - James Ferguson Apr 15, 2021

    Getting older is never easy and it's even tougher for Abraham Slam when a young upstart takes on his super hero persona. He can't swing as hard as he used to, but that doesn't mean he's not a hero. Read Full Review

  • 7.3
    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Apr 19, 2021

    It's not your standard ranch stash of comics, but it's a really good story and it goes perfectly with the established 'Black Hammer' universe. I really like this issue. Read Full Review

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