Crime Syndicate #6

Writer: Andy Schmidt Artist: Bryan Hitch, Kieran McKeown Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: August 4, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 10 User Reviews: 13
7.3Critic Rating
7.0User Rating

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Look, up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s…Ultragirl? That’s right, folks, Kara Zor-El of Earth-3 arrives, and it’s far from a happy family reunion! Can Ultraman take his cousin down and reclaim his place as the true last survivor of Krypton? Meanwhile, on a hidden island in the Pacific, Emerald Knight must finally decide: Will he stand with the Legion of Justice? Or will he give in to the Crime Syndicate? Don’t miss out on the shocking finale that shakes Earth-3 to its core!

  • 10
    Dark Knight News - Kevin M. Gallagher, Jr Aug 5, 2021

    Crime Syndicate #6 wraps up this mini-series perfectly. I'm not quite sure how I'll do without the evil exploits of these characters, but I'm glad they visited for as long as they did. I hope DC Comics seriously considers making this an ongoing series or at least diving into Earth-3 more, specifically with this creative team at the helm. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Batman-News - Cam Lipham Aug 3, 2021

    I came for Evil Justice League Shenaniganery, and I walked out with a surprisingly good character study on what were previously the physical incarnations of a Saturday Morning Cartoon Villain Justice League. Needless to say, I'm very pleasantly surprised. Read Full Review

  • 8.6
    Comic Watch - Jimmy Hayes Aug 4, 2021

    As good as this series was, the ending is better. A satisfying resolution, but leaves the door wide open for another spin around the block. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles Aug 3, 2021

    Early on, Crime Syndicate was a rough read, but the creative team diligently worked each issue to improve it. Assuming theres enough retail and fan interest, Crime Syndicate is worth a stay of execution to get another mini-series. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    Forces Of Geek - Lenny Schwartz Aug 4, 2021

    This is a book that has been flying under the radar a bit. It shouldn't. It was very well done as a whole. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    But Why Tho? - William Tucker Jan 1, 1970

    Crime Syndicate #6 is a powerful conclusion to the series. Understated is not a word this comic knows, and Schmidt ensures that the series ends with the same amount of action it began with. What started as something that could have been considered a tongue in cheek reimagining of a Justice League origin story, but with bad people blessed with incredible superpowers. Instead, Schmidt completely reinvented a world that was filled with conflict, depth, and politics. The little backstories at the end of each chapter, visually enriched by Hitch and Sinclair, provided history to a new world. The ending is left open and this seems to be just the start of a new beginning. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Supergirl Comic Box Commentary - Anj Aug 11, 2021

    I came to this mini-series on the recommendations of friends. I leave this mini-series greatly saddened. Why? Because it seems that Supergirl fans can't really catch a break. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    Weird Science - Eric Shea Aug 3, 2021

    Our Crime Syndicate mini doesn't end in a whimper or a bang..... it rests solely in the middle and I don't know if that's worse or not because while I constantly was waiting for something to blow me away, this series just kind of stayed entertaining enough to keep me wanting to read but never reached that next tier where I thought this reintroduction to the Crime Syndicate was something that was needed because it always felt like a lesser version of what we had before. That being said though, there is some fun to be had in this issue and the art is great throughout...... I just feel like the evil heart of the world didn't really shine through in the story.  Read Full Review

  • 5.3
    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Aug 9, 2021

    There's a lot of build-up to what feels like an anticlimax here, but some of it is pretty interesting stuff, and if followed up on, it could make for some great drama with this new Crime Syndicate. Here's hoping. Read Full Review

  • 2.0
    ComicBook.com - Chase Magnett Aug 4, 2021

    An idea with barely enough mileage to create a one-shot then stretched into a six-issue miniseries. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    DiegoLDUganda Aug 3, 2021

    Uh... This is not the best Crime Syndicate story but still, it's kinda funny. But they really need to try another book with these characters, they really have a lot of potential.

  • 7.0
    Merlyn Aug 3, 2021

    So overall this book was... so-so. It tried to revolutionize the Crime Syndicate and it came with some nice ideas but overall parts of the story felt nonsensical, especially in this issue. I liked that it embraced the characterization of Owlman from the movie, the nihilist persona. Ultraman was a caricature, I don't see the point of changing Superwoman from Lois to Donna Troy, John Stewart was an interesting character and the others I just didn't care for. Ultimately it's not a bad series but it's not a good one either, if you're a Crime Syndicate fan this can be for you, if you're not you probably won't like this.

  • 6.5
    😒 Aug 20, 2021

    The characters were fun, but they deserved something bigger for their debut post-Death Metal.

  • 7.5
    Red Hood Aug 5, 2021

    Albeit, this issue felt rushed but at least came to a satisfactory conclusion. In all honesty, this felt like a filler issue and all events that took place within this issue could've fit in a giant-sized 48 page last issue (#5). We see the Legion of Justice gather their bearings from their previous attack, the new Power Ring join the CS ranks, and what occurs after Johnny's death. I do believe that Kara was killed too soon - however, it shows that there is deception among the CS's ranks as Ultraman didn't know Atomica killed Ultragirl. I felt that in the end, the N52 CS was better than these members. The backup story was also well illustrated by Hitch and showcased Atomica's vengeance on society.

    I do feel that we'll be getting m more

  • 7.0
    Psycamorean Aug 3, 2021

    This was just bland. I don't think this will reinvigorate reader interest in these characters, nor do I think this version of the characters will be kept up when they appear elsewhere. This is a thing that happened and I'm not entirely happy that I experienced it.

  • 10
    Bruno Mael Aug 4, 2021

  • 8.5
    UxasIs Aug 12, 2021

  • 8.0
    Venger Aug 3, 2021

  • 8.0
    Joresti Aug 4, 2021

  • 7.5
    sebastianorellana95 Aug 4, 2021

  • 7.5
    deen Aug 9, 2021

  • 5.0
    imderekreide Aug 31, 2021

  • 1.0
    Maud Benjamin Aug 3, 2021

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