Minor Threats #2

Writer: Patton Oswalt, Jordan Blum Artist: Scott Hepburn Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: October 5, 2022 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 2
8.9Critic Rating
9.0User Rating

The Stickman has done the unthinkable and murdered Kid Dusk, the sidekick to Twilight City's premier crime-fighting vigilante the Insomniac. While the Insomniac's superhero teammates are tearing Twilight apart, turning it into a terrifying police state-hoping to find the Stickman before an unhinged Insomniac does. D-list, blue-collar, costumed-criminals have formed an uneasy alliance to hunt down and kill the Stickman themselves in a desperate attempt to end the chaos!

  • 10
    Comic Watch - Ross Hutchinson Oct 5, 2022

    Minor Threats #2 continues to prove it's a major comic with this second issue. Blum and Oswalt's superb script focuses on a singular member of the crew for each issue while still furthering the storyline in a meaningful way is elevated by gloriously colorful, detailed, and stylized art that captures the nature of cape comics perfectly as it explores the viewpoint of the C-class villains it's about. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Oct 5, 2022

    Hepburn delivers some beautifully detailed art in the issue. The characters and the world of the story are wonderfully dark and visually unique.  Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    COMICON - Tom Smithyman Sep 30, 2022

    Focusing on low-threat villains in trouble may not sound like a great story. But when they are handled with as much respect and TLC that this creative team shows its subjects, the tale becomes something bigger more compelling. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    AIPT - David Brooke Oct 4, 2022

    The plot thickens, and the violence gets raised to 11 in Minor Threats #2. The art and creative design continue to be exciting while the writing probes these characters, who may be supervillains on the surface level, but they are real people. Meanwhile, the "heroes" continue to be violent psychopaths, creating a familiar but different world. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Adam Barnhardt Oct 5, 2022

    Minor Threats #2 has each panel packed with characters and various ensembles, making for a brisk and beautiful read. This is what comics are all about. Read Full Review

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