Brain Boy: The Men from G.E.S.T.A.L.T. #1

Brain Boy: The Men from G.E.S.T.A.L.T. #1

Writer: Fred Van Lente Artist: Freddie Williams II Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: May 14, 2014 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 8
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Agent Price’s new mission pits him against a doomsday cult leader with a political agenda that poses a direct threat to the president. But a mysterious hive mind has more menacing plans for Brain Boy. He’ll have no choice but to go head to head—brain to brain—with the mysterious Men from G.E.S.T.A.L.T.!

  • 9.0
    Unleash The Fanboy - Eric Bridges May 20, 2014

    Brain Boy: The men from G.E.S.T.A.L.T. is a great start of a new story for Brain Boy. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    Geeked Out Nation - Jideobi Odunze May 20, 2014

    Brain Boy: The Men from G.E.S.T.A.L.T. #1 is a great start to something bigger for Brain Boy as he starts to meet his match. This could have easily been another simple smash and grab where you know Brain Boy has the enemy beat, yet this twist here offers a different approach. Whatever happens next is surely something we haven't seen before and with that said we can only hope that whatever note this story left off on with the last story arc manages to be addressed somewhere between the second and fourth issue. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Capeless Crusader - Ari Carr May 22, 2014

    “Brain Boy: The Men From G.E.S.T.A.L.T.#1″ by Fred Van Lente and Freddie Williams II is an awesome return to form, and kicks off this mini-series with some great action scenes and artwork. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    All-Comic - Cole Kennedy May 22, 2014

    Brain Boy‘s latest mini-series starts strong with a good story that has introduced exciting characters with visually striking powers. Williams and Colwell have done great to accentuate these visual aspects by providing appealing art to add to Lente's already engaging plot. The Men From G.E.S.T.A.L.T. uses information from previous series as well as building on new ideas, creating an exciting story that should only get better as the series progresses. The book explodes into action with a great first issue full of excitement, intimate moments, and a lot of anticipation of whats to come. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Bastards - Erik McAlister May 21, 2014

    Make sure to bring some popcorn and possibly a seatbelt, people. This is going to be an entertaining ride, but not without some bumps and sharp turns along the way. Read Full Review

  • 7.7
    Florida Geek Scene - Brian Reed May 28, 2014

    I'll definetely be back for more when issue 2 is available. The artstyle is worth the price of admission alone, but I'm also reallylooking forward to seeing what they do with the storyline. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Book Resources - Greg McElhatton May 23, 2014

    "Brain Boy: The Men from G.E.S.T.A.L.T." #1 is a fun little book. With Dark Horse's Project: Black Sky titles starting to show up and more and more, this is one that you won't want to miss. Ignore the cheesy title that sounds like a Legion of Substitute-Heroes reject (the main character hates the name himself), and trust me -- it's worth checking out. Read Full Review

  • 5.2
    Multiversity Comics - Brian Salvatore May 23, 2014

    This issue has an unenviable task of being open to new readers and satisfying to old ones, but that isn't an excuse " most comics have that same challenge. Instead, this just falls short in just about every way; there is hope for the mini, but it needs to pick up the action and, especially, get Williams doing better work. Read Full Review

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