Endless Winter: Black Adam #1

Event\Storyline: Endless Winter Writer: Andy Lanning, Ron Marz Artist: Brandon Peterson, Marco Santucci Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: December 23, 2020 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 7 User Reviews: 10
8.2Critic Rating
6.9User Rating

“Endless Winter” chapter eight! Seeking to bolster his nation’s place in the world, Black Adam arrives in Gotham City demanding action to end the threat causing an endless winter across the globe. But Black Adam isn’t telling the world’s leaders everything-especially not that he’s faced the mysterious Frost King before and won. Find out what Adam’s hiding in the penultimate chapter of “Endless Winter.”

  • 10
    But Why Tho? - William Tucker Dec 22, 2020

    Black Adam: Endless Winter Special #1 is the best issue of the crossover so far. Lanning and Marx have saved Adams fury until now, unleashing all of it in one comic. The fights are frantic and the stakes keep getting higher. And Black Adam is almost as much of a monster as the Frost King. The art team did an incredible job of letting the action tell most of the story. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles Dec 22, 2020

    Endless Winter certainly hasnt overstayed its welcome and hopefully this wont be the last time DC tries this kind of crossover special in the future. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Dec 22, 2020

    Brandon Peterson's art is ideal for this issue, casting Black Adam as a larger-than-life figure with intimidation that can be felt dripping off the page. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Chase Magnett Dec 23, 2020

    Black Adam Endless Winter Special #1 is a lot of fun, providing readers both an enjoyable, mindless diversion and appropriate penultimate chapter for the more expansive story at play. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    AIPT - David Brooke Dec 22, 2020

    For those who have event fatigue, know it's nice to see a story told in nine parts so quickly, and by that metric, "Endless Winter" succeeds. It tells its tale in a single month and it tells it with big superhero action. This is the comic for fans who want to enjoy their favorite DC Comics heroes apart from big continuity and it's a nice aside before things take a big swing as DC Future State kicks off in January. For that, this event works and this issue sets the pieces in place for what will assuredly be a rousing experience. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    DC Comics News - Carl Bryan Dec 29, 2020

    Black Adam: Endless Winter Special #1 " as this is a "filler" issue that features Black Adam, I would hope that DC would explore more of Black Adam and possibly feature an 8-12 issue run for him. This was a good start"let's see how he plays out in the ultimate defeat of the Frost King. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Weird Science - Eric Shea Dec 22, 2020

    While you'll get some great art and some big ol' fight scenes with a bunch of different characters, we've pretty much just padded this event out to this point, where here we set things up for the final battle, and while there is some action-y fun to be had here, it just really doesn't do enough and brings back concepts that were never really spelled out all that well to begin with. Read Full Review

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