The Ones #1

Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: Jacob Edgar Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: November 2, 2022 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 1
6.9Critic Rating
1.0User Rating

From Award-winning writer Brian Michael Bendis, comes the next, best awesome super team to end all super teams . . . THE ONES!

Every single person in every mythology that was told they were THE ONE are brought together for the first time to defeat . . .  THE ONE. The actual one. The real actual one. This amazing new vision is brought to life by wunderkind artist and cocreator Jacob Edgar (Batman, Army of Darkness). Watch as he brings explosive comics splendor to this big new world! Think Good Omens meets Ghostbusters meets The Adam Project meets The Goonies meets Everything Everywhere All at Once meets, um, anything else y more

  • 8.8
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Nov 2, 2022

    Edgar brilliantly matches the comedic energy of the story with the art and how both the characters look, but how scenes are composed. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Razorfine - Alan Rapp Nov 14, 2022

    The Ones #1 successfully sells the premise while still leaving quite a bit of room to further explore our odd collection of characters, who each will have their own story prior to the apocalypse, in further issues. Given us a character that comes off more like a salesman than prophet helps to lay the uncertainty of his prophecy, although the final panel shows the dangers of not listening to someone who knows the future. Read Full Review

  • 7.0 - Evan Valentine Nov 2, 2022

    It's an interesting enough concept to reward readers with witty dialogue and a hook that will most assuredly bring fans back to issue #2. Bendis' key humor is on display here and helps move the story along in tandem with Edgar's art. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Major Spoilers - Christopher Rondeau Nov 6, 2022

    The Ones #1 has a massive cast of characters that develops into a complicated story. But with only four issues, can the series follow through on the literary promises it made in the first issue? Read Full Review

  • 4.5
    Multiversity Comics - Jaina Hill Nov 4, 2022

    A fun art style isn't enough to save a muddled debut issue. Read Full Review

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