Damage #16

Writer: Robert Venditti Artist: Aaron Lopresti Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: April 17, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 4
5.6Critic Rating
3.5User Rating

Captured by Echidna, the goddess of monsters, Ethan and Congo Bill must rely on their wits as humans rather than strength as giant powerhouses in order to survive. But do these men stand a chance against the mother of all colossal beasts? Find out in the shocking finale of our series!

  • 7.3
    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Apr 22, 2019

    A nice use of a classic character and some closure for the hero makes for a satisfactory close. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Beyond The Panel - Jideobi Odunze Apr 17, 2019

    When taking risks on books like this you need results when the future is not certain. Ethan and Damage could be heroes at this point, established in their own corner by now, but a few issues too many kept this book from grabbing eyes the way it could or should have. With that said, still a solid story that gave us characters worth seeing more of down the road. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Apr 17, 2019

    I doubt Damage will ever appear again in a major role besides maybe as background cannon fodder in a big event, but it's worth noting that he ends the sixteenth issue in exactly the same place he was in the first. He's still a loner, still mostly a blank slate, and Damage is still largely out of his control and serves as a "Dark side" to the meek civilian. Just bland and forgettable. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Weird Science - Branden M. Apr 17, 2019

    Overall, as a whole, the final issue of Damage was like most every other issue of Damage, where the problem is solved as soon as Damage is able to come too and save the day.  There's some small growth with Ethan here, but coming in literally the final issue of the series, we'll most likely never see it go beyond that.  In the words of the late great Dennis Green, Damage "is what we thought it was", a Hulk-like attempt at a book that just never expanded on that very basic concept.  Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    ComicBook.com - Charlie Ridgely Apr 17, 2019

    The character isn't bad, and I wouldn't hate to see him again in another book, but the Damage series was ready to sail off into the sunset. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    DC Comics News - Carl Bryan Apr 19, 2019

    Damage is going to end up in the $1.00 rack with some other titles from years gone by. I really had hoped this would have worked out as a "HulK" or "Doomsday turned good" character for DC, but I'm glad he's sailing off into the sunset. I hope he finds an island with cheap drinks and an easy way to get into a witness protection program. He and We are better off with him gone! Read Full Review

  • 1.0
    ohhaimark Apr 22, 2019


    -It's done. It's actually done! Oh my god! This is amazing!

    THE BAD:

    -This is just everything not to do in a series. I mean, I really don't feel like revisiting this travesty, so I'll leave it at that and keep my review from here on out very, very simple

    -Bad art.

    -Bad writing.

    -Bad story.

    -Bad characters.

    -Bad villain.

    -Bad dialogue.

    -Bad action scenes.

    -Bad ending.

    -Bad comic.

  • 6.0

    I actually didn't hate this. It was extremely simple, but I was so taken by the monster designs that I was imagining a Godzilla-esque comic in the DC Universe with these monsters... sometimes you have to make your own fun.

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  • 3.0
    YourGreenMuse Apr 20, 2019

    Damage dies as it lived. A Marvel ripoff that can't be properly paced. It's ridiculous. I'm glad it's done.

  • 4.0
    Watchtower022 Apr 20, 2019

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