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The Umbrella Academy: Hotel Oblivion #1

Writer: Gerard Way Artist: Gabriel Ba Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: October 3, 2018 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4
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Faced with an increasing number of lunatics with superpowers eager to face off with his own wunderkind brood, Sir Reginald Hargreeves developed the ultimate solution ...

Now, just a few years after Hargreeves's death, his Umbrella Academy is scattered. Number Five is a hired gun, Kraken is stalking big game, Rumor is dealing with the wreckage of her marriage, a rotund Spaceboy runs around the streets of Tokyo, Vanya continues her physical therapy after being shot in the head-and no one wants to even mention Seance until issue #2.

With a Netflix series soon to debut, the award-winning and best-selling superhero series returns more

  • 10
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Manny Gomez Sep 22, 2018

    'Umbrella Academy' is already a classic series, and 'Hotel Oblivion' is already on it's way to joining the previous volumes. A Way and Ba collaboration is always a cause for celebration, so you definitelyneed to check into the Hotel Oblivion. 5 stars! Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comicsverse - Molly Barnewitz Sep 23, 2018

    THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY came into the world with a bang, and the latest issue in the series, HOTEL OBLIVION #1 is no different. Gerard Way and Gabriel B start off the new issue with the same chaos and absurdity as ever. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Newsarama - David Pepose Sep 4, 2018

    Umbrella Academy: Hotel Oblivion is a triumphant return for Way and Ba, but it is certainly not a destination for new readers or the faint of heart - after nearly a decade of radio silence, even longtime fans of the series might do well to have a refresher read to get them in the right headspace to appreciate this superpowered family’s status quo. Given the menu motif of this issue, this debut feels more like table-setting than the main course - granted, when the venue has an atmosphere as stylish as Hotel Oblivion, once you check in, you may never want to leave. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Multiversity Comics - Christopher Egan Sep 11, 2018

    'Hotel Oblivion" #1 is an intricately crafted, welcome return to not only this universe, but for genre books of this nature. Read Full Review

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