Masters of the Universe: Forge of Destiny #1

Writer: Tim Seeley Artist: Eddie Nunez Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: September 6, 2023 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 1
7.0Critic Rating
7.5User Rating

 A "He-Man Year One" prequel to the hit Netflix series Masters of the Universe: Revelation! On the world of Eternia, a fragile balance exists between science and magic, a balance kept by the universe's mightiest hero, He-Man! On a peaceful mission to the island nation of Anwat Gar, the royal Eternian caravan comes under attack by the minions of the evil Skeletor! And on the island itself, the nefarious Evil-Lyn sets in motion a plan that could lead to all-out war!

  • 8.0
    AIPT - Collier Jennings Sep 8, 2023

    Masters of the Universe: Forge of Destiny #1 gives a solid Year One origin for He-Man, though only hardcore Masters of the Universe fans will probably check it out. I'll say this much: It definitely pumps up my anticipation for Masters of the Universe: Revolution. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Big Comic Page - Craig Neilson-Adams Sep 1, 2023

    The final pages throw a spanner into the works of the peaceful diplomatic mission, ensuring all manner of action and intrigue in the issues to come, and as is the case with almost anything He-Man related Seeley turns his hand to, I'm finding myself well and truly hooked right from the get-go.A fascinating new story set in a previously untapped period of Eternian history, and an absolutely essential purchase for any self-respecting Masters of the Universe fan. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Crusaders - Johnny "The Machine" Hughes Sep 6, 2023

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  • 6.0
    Razorfine - Alan Rapp Sep 11, 2023

    Masters of the Universe: Forge of Destiny #1 features quite a bit of narration and expository explanation over the first-half of the issue to get events eventually moving, but I did enjoy Eddie Nunez's art here. Read Full Review

  • 6.0 - Spencer Perry Sep 6, 2023

    This prequel series to Netflix's Masters of the Universe: Revelation is about what fans might expect, plenty of set-up and exposition that you may already know but which total newcomers might need. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    derbycomics Sep 7, 2023

    Tim Seeley pens a new Masters of the Universe for Dark Horse Comics, which serves as a prequel to the Masters of the Universe: Revelation Netflix series.

    We’re introduced to a lot of the background related to the power sharing agreement amongst the people of Eternia. We see how the difference between the people of Gar, who favor technological advances, and the people of Eternos, who rely on magic to defend themselves, have caused distrust and leave the planet in a fragile state of agreement. Thus, King Randor looks to reaffirm the alliance between Eternos and Anwat Gar to quell to Skeletor’s increasing power. Prince Adam also deals with coming to terms with his He-Man power and the struggle with not being able to more

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