Electric Warriors #1

Writer: Steve Orlando Artist: Travel Foreman Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: November 14, 2018 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 15 User Reviews: 11
7.8Critic Rating
7.4User Rating

A new tale of the future DC Universe, set in a previously unexplored timeline-the Cosmic Dark Age!
Years after the Great Disaster, the Earth has started to rebuild and rejoin the universal coalition. In order to prevent a galactic war, different worlds throughout the known cosmos have created a new system of competitive combat to give each participating planet their own voice in the intergalactic struggle. Each world has one diplomatic gladiator, chosen to possess the Electric Seed and fight for their homeland as the Electric Warrior! Each fighter forsakes their personal life in the name of peace.
So what happens when Earth can't ch more

  • 10
    Infinite Earths - J.D. Jr. Nov 16, 2018

    One part Hunger Games, one part Enemy Mine, this book offers up a fresh and unique look at the DC Universe as a whole! Read Full Review

  • 10
    Comic Book Bin - Deejay Dayton Nov 14, 2018

    I really cannot rave about this first issue enough. Something old and something new, a shiny new toy in a well trod playground. Read Full Review

  • 10
    DC Comics News - Konrad Secord-Reitz Nov 16, 2018

    Electric Warriors #1 is a fun book packed with beautiful art from cover to cover. This is a perfect start to this series! Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Comics Bookcase - Zack Quaintance Nov 14, 2018

    Today is a major day for new comics, but if you take a chance on one new book, make it Electric Warriors. This is part one of a six-part miniseries with vast potential to be something truly special. Fans are going to be talking about this comic tomorrow. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Nov 14, 2018

    This is unlike anything else DC is putting out at the moment, and I highly recommend giving it a shot so we get more from this time period. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Newsarama - Richard Gray Nov 19, 2018

    It's a series that has the potential to change the way we look at the DCU, and not just because of it's ability to mess with canon. Here's hoping it maintains this level of momentum. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comicosity - Amy Ziegfeld Nov 14, 2018

    Electric Warriors #1 is unlike anything else out there. It's weird and experimental and beautiful and engaging. If the story line feels a bit familiar, the execution of it is unique and fulfilling. Well worth the effort to seek out. Read Full Review

  • 8.8
    Multiversity Comics - Rowan Grover Nov 15, 2018

    "Electric Warriors" #1 is an exciting exploration of a new future for DC, with great character work and visual stylistic balance. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Newsarama - Justin Partridge Nov 16, 2018

    Strange in all the right ways and epic in scope, Electric Warriors #1 is a chance well worth taking this week. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Impulse Gamer - Mark McKechnie Nov 17, 2018

    This mini-series has a good start, and while it opens with a fight, the rest of the issue is setting the stage and fleshing out this new world. The art and story are engaging, but its the colour work that really shines in this book. 4 out of 5 stars. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    ComicBook.com - Adam Barnhardt Nov 14, 2018

    Travel Foreman and Hi-Fi team up to create art that's out of this world, and it'll have you marveling over it the entire time this issue is in your hands. Read Full Review

  • 5.1
    Weird Science - Jeremy Daw Nov 14, 2018

    Despite the frequently gorgeous art and some intriguing ideas, this comic is disappointingly clumsy in execution, relying too heavily on characters shouting exposition at each other when a more thoughtful approach would work better. Characters consequently don't have sufficient room to 'breathe'. I want to like this. For someone like me who is a LSH fan and loves his sci-fi more than a little bonkers, this should be a book I can recommend. But I can't. Its story simply isn't told well enough. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    AIPT - Nathan Simmons Nov 14, 2018

    The human interactions and design aspects of this first issue succeed where the high-concept dialogue and world-building falters. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Big Comic Page - Mark Scott Nov 15, 2018

    Overall, just having Orlando on the project will keep me interested enough to read the next issue but this isnt a great start to a new title and it really needs to step up its game in terms of the artwork. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comic Book Corps - Gary Tro Dec 4, 2018

    THE ELECTRIC WARRIOR is clearly trying to create a universe that it can call its own, which is confused by including nods to other DC franchises and characters (some subtle and some not so much so). I think it's going to take a good few issues to work in the required exposition because at the moment, it all feels a bit convoluted. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    TheAdventurer Nov 14, 2018

    If you're looking for a vision of DC's far future, and are sick of waiting for the return of the Legion, this is a solid option.

  • 8.0
    The 20-issue Ceiling Nov 16, 2018

    So... this is not anything like Electric Warrior, but it does seem to be a future sequel to Kamandi and I am totally down with that. I actually am super indifferent on Steve Orlando (only really enjoying his recent Image work), so the fact I enjoyed this comes as a surprise to me.

  • 8.0
    SloboSOY Nov 16, 2018

    At first I wasn't interested by the name and the look of the heroes. Then come the pitch and I tell myself that I could like it. And I decide to try the first issue. So when I come her and see the first review not positive I was worried. But I still take it.
    And I'm happy to have doing so. The story may look complicated, but if I understand it, I think for you it's not that complicated. Yeah there is a lot of now thing, now character. But aren't all story didn't start with new stuff ?
    I like how they split the story like chapter in a book, and I really like how they construct Ian. And I'm really curious about Kana.

    Cover - I take the variant that i prefer to the regular. But not really in link and man they should have w more

  • 8.0
    GTMedia Reviews Feb 9, 2019

    This book should have been released under the Vertigo umbrella. Not sure why it wasn't but that was the general impression I got after reading it for the second time.

    One thing I do appreciate from DC Comics is that instead of pushing huge line-wide events every few months they push smaller scale mini-series highlighting characters or concepts that would not have received any attention otherwise. 

    Electric Warriors is one of those series. It has no obvious connections to any current ongoing outside of tangential references here and there. I now sure how successful the series will be but the premise is interesting. 

    At some point in the future, there was a universal calamity that leads to the Animal kingd more

  • 7.0
    SONOFBATMANN Nov 15, 2018

    A Post-Kamandi future earth where they have gladiator space matches with aliens? Count me in! Though he isn't that popular, I actually enjoy Steve Orlando's work quite a bit (The Unexpected, JLA). I like his love for obscure DC lore and Morrisonian concepts present in his books, and I hope we continue to get more in the issues to come. This book was pretty dense, and I felt I got alot out of it. The art was alright, as I'm not the biggest fan of the 3d models used.

    Let's hope it pulls through!

  • 6.0
    KFuqua Nov 15, 2018

    I was not impressed at all. I will not pick up issue #2. DC needs to forget this stuff and bring back the Legion!

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