Blue Beetle #9

Writer: Josh Trujillo Artist: Adrian Gutierrez Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: May 15, 2024 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 2
9.2Critic Rating
8.5User Rating

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Victoria Kord's new superhero is giving Jaime a run for his money! Just what is Victoria planning, and can the Blue Beetle survive?

  • 10
    But Why Tho? - William Tucker May 14, 2024

    Blue Beetle #9 is built around important conversations. A supporting cast has been built that is so tight-knit and connected that stories can be designed around all of them. Read Full Review

  • 10 - Matthew Aguilar May 15, 2024

    Blue Beetle absolutely rules, and you're missing out if you're not along for the ride. Read Full Review

  • 8.8
    Nerd Initiative - martystoked May 14, 2024

    With its intricate character exploration, pulse-pounding action, and visually striking artwork, this issue delivers a compelling reading experience. Whether you're invested in the evolution of Victoria Kord, Jaime Reyes's journey, or the breathtaking visuals, there's much to appreciate here. As the creative team continues to weave its narrative magic, it's certain that the final chapters will be nothing short of epic. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield May 14, 2024

    The core of this issue is the frayed bond between Jaime and Brenda, as the latter starts to realize just how deep she is down the rabbit hole and makes an ill-advised attempt to get the beetle away from Victoria. But Pinnacle isn't going to be put down nearly that easily, and the cliffhanger sets up one of the biggest-scale showdowns Jaime has faced since the original run brought the Reach to Earth. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Comic Watch - Theron Couch May 14, 2024

    Blue Beetle #9 largely transitions the series into new storylines. It wraps up old character arcs and leaves open the door for new ones. The creative teams handling of Victoria, especially, showcases the series strength in developing and paying off character arcs. Its also a reminder of how the collaboration between these creators is integral to every issue. Read Full Review

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