Challenge of the Super Sons #5

Writer: Peter J. Tomasi Artist: Jorge Corona Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: January 13, 2021 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 9
7.6Critic Rating
7.3User Rating

The Super Sons are trapped in the past – locked in deadly combat with noted jerk and recipient of “worst person to ever be granted immortality” award Vandal Savage! In this second installment of Superboy and Robin’s adventures in the past (before returning to the present to save the Justice League from certain death), you’ll witness a harrowing escape, a SUPER ugly monster and the origin of Rora: Jon and Damian’s spell-wielding ally!

  • 8.4
    Supergirl Comic Box Commentary - Anj Aug 13, 2021

    As I say every review, I will miss this series and only hope we get to see more stories of these characters like this one. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    The Fandom Post - Chris Beveridge Jan 19, 2021

    This series continues to be just a delight to read. It's got a familiar and straightforward plot that has options to get twisty when it wants to but right now it's just delivering the kind of buddy-action-comedy that fans want from Damian and Jon. It's got a great look to it once again thanks to Corona's dynamic artwork and very distinctive designs while Tomasi keeps the humor just right and slowly teases out more of what's going on or at least how things are going to be taken advantage of by bad actors in order to achieve their goals. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    COMICON - James Ferguson Jan 14, 2021

    Rora stands revealed, but that giant monster is more pressing at the moment. The next generation of the World's Finest continue to try and figure things out in this gorgeous digital-first issue. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Batman-News - Matina Newsom Aug 10, 2021

    Challenge of the Super Sons is still a lot of fun. This issue is a bit weighed down by some issues that have been chasing it for a while, but even in all that the characters are the real shining star of this book. If you love Jon, Damian, and their whole vibe together, this is still the book for you. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    The Batman Universe - Hannan Mouawad Aug 12, 2021

    Challenge of the Super Sons continues to be a ball to read, presenting a colorful and fun story that neatly blends action and adventure together in a solidly enjoyable story. From the dialogue to the relationships and pulse of the writing, I'm thoroughly enjoying this series and look forward to the future issues to come. Read Full Review

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