Deathstroke #25

Writer: Christopher Priest Artist: Carlo Pagulayan, Jason Paz Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: November 1, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 12 User Reviews: 5
8.7Critic Rating
8.0User Rating

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"The Society"! After betraying another assassin and violating an unwritten code of conduct, Deathstroke is kidnapped and brought to stand trial before the Secret Society of Super Villains! Will Deathstroke pay for his crime? And what of Slade Wilson's recent turn toward heroism? Don't miss this special bonus-size landmark issue guest-starring The Riddler, Black Manta, Reverse-Flash and more!

  • 10
    AiPT! - Connor Willesden Oct 31, 2017

    Deathstroke 25 tackles the question of what evil really is incredibly well. With stellar art and writing, it continues to be one of the best series being published in comics. Read Full Review

  • 10
    DC Comics News - Steven Brown Nov 3, 2017

    Deathstroke #25 was hands down a classic issue in my opinion! I've never seen Slade take on some of the most powerful villains of the DCU and hold his own before! None of them, not even Reverse Flash or Ultra-Humanite could withstand Deathstroke! I was wondering when Slade's role of playing the good guy would have dangerous consequences and Priest did a great job of showing it! Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Comicosity - Terrence Sage Nov 1, 2017

    Deathstroke #25 is an issue that takes a look about the roadmap of its main character and puts him under a microscope to focus in on the characters development throughout the run and brave ahead into the continuing the next set of adventures. Priest and company do just that and keep up the level of consistency seen in only a few books on the stands right now. Deathstroke is a title about retribution, heroism, what makes a person, and changing in a world that won't believe it at all. The anniversary issue has a few bumps in the road with the art, but they are few and far between and don't slow down the ride that is this thriller of a comic book. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Weird Science - Jim Werner Nov 1, 2017

    Anniversary or not, this is another great issue of Deathstroke.  The whole series has been about the grey area between hero and villain, but Priest turns it into a clever game that ends with cool and humorous results.  This is still one of the best Rebirth books and everyone should be reading it! Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Shoot The Breeze Comics - Scott Shuken Nov 2, 2017

    In a series that has felt incredibly sequential, this is a nice solo issue that really stands out. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Bleeding Cool - Joshua Davison Nov 6, 2017

    It even gives you extra story at no up-charge, and that alone deserves a reward. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Comic Watch - Jericho Wilson Nov 3, 2017

    Any book where the creators produce a story with A-list villains debating if theyre evolved, evil, efficient, et cetera while the protagonist manages to be active in the plot despite chaining him up the whole time and it never gets boringwell, that is how you make a good story great and classic characters ever more captivating. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Multiversity Comics - Alexander Jones Nov 3, 2017

    Final Verdict: 8.5 " “Deathstroke” #25 is an anniversary issue loaded with fascinating story elements and action that make the issue and series prove why this milestone has been earned. Read Full Review

  • 8.2
    IGN - Blair Marnell Nov 2, 2017

    This is a very underrated book that is worthy of more attention than it's currently receiving. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    The Beat - Kyle Pinion Nov 1, 2017

    Drop something else if you have to, but this is the comic we should all be talking about. Smart mainstream comics like this are far too short a supply. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Pop Culture Uncovered - soshillinois Nov 3, 2017

    As far as jumping on points, this may well be one of the best ones this comic has had in awhile. Its a dense operatic story thats reaching its crescendo. Any given issue of Deathstroke is going to be a good one, but this one goes all-out. If youre looking for one of the closest things comics has to something that can reach towards The Wire or The Sopranos, youre in good hands here. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Nation Of Nerds - Matt Granberry Nov 1, 2017

    I think maybe that the old Deathstroke may be rearing his head soon but only time will tell but in the mean time this issue delivers on great writing and great art as well Read Full Review

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