Masters of the Universe: Masterverse #1

Writer: Tim Seeley Artist: Sergio Aragones Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: February 15, 2023 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 7 User Reviews: 2
7.7Critic Rating
7.0User Rating

In the depths of Castle Grayskull, the Sorceress and Zodac debate the value of He-Man. To save the life of her champion, the Sorceress must take the Cosmic Enforcer on a tour of the multiverse! First, a tour across a world where a dim, barbaric He-Man bumbles through a world of annoying warrior goddesses and bored demons as he's pursued by a hungry green tiger in a tale drawn by the legendary Sergio Aragonés! Then, a stop in an Eternia where the power of Grayskull summons an entirely different warrior in a horrific ghost story illustrated by Kelley Jones! Written by MOTU alumni Tim Seeley (Injustice vs. Masters of the Universe, Masters o more

  • 9.2
    GWW - B Ferg Feb 15, 2023

    Masters of the Universe Masterverse may feel like an attempt by Tim Seeley to capitalize on the multiverse craze. But when you read the story, which benefits from some strong lettering from Derron Bennet, you'll realize something Seely has a mastery of the legend of He-Man. On Eternia and on our Earth. Because not only does this comic go back to cover some childhood conversations, it creates new ones. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    The Comicbook Dispatch - Dispatchdcu Feb 15, 2023

    Dark Horse Comics Masters of the Universe: Masterverse #1 recalls the innocence and wonder of the 1980s comics and movies. By exploring two alternative versions of Eternia, this issue celebrates the qualities of a true hero. A vibrant final page wraps up this issue and excites us with glimpses of future stories. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Big Comic Page - Craig Neilson-Adams Feb 9, 2023

    This is a fascinating idea executed with a real passion and enthusiasm. Your mileage on each individual story will definitely vary, but watching Seeley throwing He-Man into a variety of unusual styles and situations is going to be well worth the price of admission. Highly recommended for any self-respecting He-fan. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Impulse Gamer - Tim Chuma Feb 16, 2023

    This one will be fun to follow to see how many other versions of the character they end up following and if they all end up fighting all the Skeletors at once at the end which seems to be a thing in at least the Marvel versions of this story. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    COMICON - Tony Thornley Feb 22, 2023

    This kick off issue is a lot of fun, with a strong introduction to the premise. There are a few stumbles, but overall, it's a great issue for any He-Man fan. Read Full Review

  • 7.0 - Spencer Perry Feb 15, 2023

    In short, this is for uber-fans only. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Capes & Tights - Jared Thomas Feb 10, 2023

    Masters of the Universe: Masterverse #1 is an exciting comic book adventure that should not be missed for all MOTU fans! With its incredible storyline and captivating artwork by Aragons and Jones, this series promises to be an unforgettable journey into multiple versions of Eternia full of surprises around every corner. Read Full Review

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