Countdown #40

Writer: Paul Dini, Tony Bedard Artist: Manuel Garcia Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: July 25, 2007 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 2
7.5Critic Rating
5.5User Rating

The Atom, Jason Todd, Donna Troy and the Monitor continue their search for Ray Palmer--but first they must overcome the inhabitants of the Palmerverse. Plus, Holly Robinson witnesses an event that has her questioning the motives of the Athenian Women's Shelter!

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jim Beard Jul 26, 2007

    Major Tom to Ground Control. Send up a new costume for Jason Todd (so he cant stop angst-ing around like a poor mans Comedian), another issue of five for Bedard, many more art chores for Garcia and McKenna, and, oh, one of those robot frog-horse thingies for me. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Book Revolution - Rokk Krinn Jul 26, 2007

    Countdown #40 was a solid better than average read. I will admit that this title still hasn't reached the white hot success of 52. I feel like Countdown has all the makings of what could be one phenomenal read, but for some reason it just isn't hitting on all cylinders. Hopefully, Dini can capture that magic and elevate Countdown so it can hit its full potential. Read Full Review

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