Batman / Superman: World's Finest #9

Writer: Mark Waid Artist: Dan Mora Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: November 16, 2022 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 12 User Reviews: 30
9.2Critic Rating
7.8User Rating

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Batman and Superman are on a quest to train the mysterious new hero Boy Thunder... but what's that in the dark? A faint noise...sounds like a laugh? Uh-oh. The Joker is here and he's got his own plans for a super-powered sidekick! Someone hide all the crowbars, quick!

  • 10
    ComicBook.com - Evan Valentine Nov 16, 2022

    World's Finest does such an amazing job of reveling in DC's history while injecting new characters and elements that it all feels fresh. Cannot recommend this one enough. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles Nov 15, 2022

    The cliffhanger definitely is a wild one suggesting things are about to get a lot harder for this collective of heroes and their new ally. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Dark Knight News - Bryant Lucas Nov 18, 2022

    Final Verdict: I cannot find anything wrong with this issue. Read Full Review

  • 9.7
    SciFiPulse - Ian Cullen Nov 27, 2022

    I can't wait to see where this story goes when the next issue is released next month. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    Supergirl Comic Box Commentary - Anj Nov 18, 2022

    It is all just perfect. From Boy Thunder's temper to Barry's Supergirl comment to Superman's speech, it all works. From Flash running with Superman to Donna's concerns to the Joker's mania, it all sings.  I'll end this review like I seem to end all the World's Finest reviews. Everyone should be reading this. Everyone. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Weird Science - Gabe Hernandez Nov 15, 2022

    Batman/Superman: World's Finest #9 is a perfect delivery of superhero action comics at their finest. Waid's writing is on-point with fun adventures and deep character moments while Mora's art is exquisite. Read Full Review

  • 9.2
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Nov 15, 2022

    Mora is one of my favorite contemporary artists and beautifully brings great detail and style to everything from the characters to the action. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Nov 15, 2022

    I still have a lot of questions about this book's continuity, but it's delivering great stories. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    AIPT - Christopher Franey Nov 15, 2022

    The saga of Boy Thunder continues as we look deeply into his origin and more interactions with heroes that will either build him up or shut him down. The issue adds to the emotional roller coaster you'll be on right before the significant drop, which is the Joker. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    Comic Watch - Kevin Rossi Nov 16, 2022

    Batman/Superman: Worlds Finest #9 gives readers a classic #Batman and #Superman adventure as they continue to mentor Boy Thunder and is easily one of the best-looking books on shelves! Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Batman-News - Casper Rudolph Nov 15, 2022

    Once again Waid, Mora and Bonvillain put out a strong issue. The character work is pretty great, the artwork even greater, and the story as a whole is very well structured and paced. Stuff like all of Gotham being threatened for the umpteenth time doesn't bother me as much here as it does in other books, but I'm still not a huge fan, especially not when both Joker and Key aren't that interesting for me in this story. The good far outweighs the bad, though, and I recommend you get this book while it's hot! Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    The Batman Universe - Scott Waldyn Nov 16, 2022

    Batman/Superman: World's Finest #9 is the very definition of excess, and yet, it manages to barrel along at a frenetic, yet enjoyable, pace. Read Full Review

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