Batman / Superman: World's Finest #5

Writer: Mark Waid Artist: Dan Mora Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: July 20, 2022 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 11 User Reviews: 38
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THE FIRST ARC OF WORLD'S FINEST CONCLUDES WITH A SHOCKING FORESHADOWING OF DCU EVENTS TO COME! The sinister machinations of the devil Nezha have run ragged the Man of Steel and the Dark Knight ever since he made his first terrifying debut in Detective Comics #1050...but what secrets does this villain hold for the future of the DCU? Clues abound for the next big DCU series in this climactic final chapter to the first arc of World's Finest!

  • 10
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles Jul 19, 2022

    If more creative teams were as in synch as this group, DC would be in the midst of a new renaissance period. At least weve got Worlds Finest as an aspirational title to show how good a book can be with a respectful and reverent take on the characters and outstanding visuals throughout. Read Full Review

  • 9.8
    SciFiPulse - Ian Cullen Jul 23, 2022

    This was a lot of fun. And the next story arc in which the team will go after Robin already has me pretty excited at the possibilities. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Weird Science - Gabe Hernandez Jul 19, 2022

    Batman / Superman: World's Finest #5 is a superhero comic lover's dream. The remaining heroes face off against Nezha (and each other) in a fight full of wow moments and heroic determination. The pacing, energy, drama, and excitement are firing on all cylinders while the art is practically perfect. Read Full Review

  • 9.4
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Jul 19, 2022

    Dan Mora delivers some beautifully detailed art on every page of this issue. The action is thrilling and the character designs are beautifully done. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    The Batman Universe - Scott Waldyn Jul 19, 2022

    Batman/Superman: World's Finest #5 ends one arc only to gleefully launch into another. Overall, it's a terrific culmination of fast-paced action, heart, and peak superheroics that harken back to a brighter era in comic books. It's arguably one of the most fun books on the shelves. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Dark Knight News - Bryant Lucas Jul 23, 2022

    It's hard to find fault with Batman/Superman: World's Finest #5. The issue's well-paced and superbly drawn. Waid is an endless well of creativity and Mora is found of artistic beauty. I loved every panel of this issue. It's just that good. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    ComicBook.com - Evan Valentine Jul 20, 2022

    World's Finest remains the strongest superhero comic on the market today, treating its heroes like the demi-gods that they are and weaving a story that pays perfect homage to the lore of the DC Universe. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    AIPT - Christopher Franey Jul 19, 2022

    The World's Finest vs. the Devil Nezha concludes, but this series does a fantastic job of getting you to want to stick around for the next arc and wanting to see what future fallout will be. Waid, Mora, and the rest of the creative crew have made an optimistic version of the DCU that is so encouraging! Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Jul 19, 2022

    This is definitely one of the most frenetic issues of the series yet, as the battle shifts and the balance of power tilts several times within a few pages. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Batman-News - Casper Rudolph Jul 19, 2022

    This is the strongest issue in the run so far. It accomplishes what it sets out to do very well; it's entertaining from cover to cover; the heroes all have mutual respect and care about each other; and all the good guys are truly heroic. This issue put a smile on my face and I can't wait to reread this in the near future. If this series stays this good, this is a book that you're going to want to pay some attention to. Recommended! Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    Comic Watch - Kevin Rossi Jul 19, 2022

    BATMAN/SUPERMAN: WORLDS FINEST #5 concludes the first arc of a fantastic series. Readers will see why #Batman and #Superman really are the worlds finest at what they do! Read Full Review

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