Flashpoint: Beyond #4

Writer: Geoff Johns, Jeremy Adams, Tim Sheridan Artist: Xermanico Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: August 3, 2022 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 10 User Reviews: 16
8.2Critic Rating
7.6User Rating

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Thomas is quickly closing in on the Clockwork Killer, but his investigation might be impeded by young Dexter Dent and his own vigilante agenda: breaking his mother out of Arkham!

  • 10
    AIPT - Christopher Franey Aug 2, 2022

    The big reveal is here and very satisfying as it ties so much of the mystery and adventure together. I'm surprised the creative team chose that character, but it will make for fantastic conflict later in the series. It looks like Thomas and Bruce Wayne are in for some heavy fallout. Read Full Review

  • 9.4
    The Comicbook Dispatch - Dispatchdcu Aug 2, 2022

    This creative team certainly outdid itself this week and will leave fans excited for the next FLASHPOINT BEYOND issue as well as the future stories to come. If you get the chance prior to this issue, reread FLASHPOINT as well as the closely related event comics. Youll be happy you did. Pick this up, let me know what you think, have a great week, and God Bless! Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Aug 2, 2022

    As we enter the final act of this series, the creative team has dialed back some of the less-interesting subplots to focus on what we're all here forthis supremely disturbing version of Gotham. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    ComicBook.com - Nicole Drum Aug 3, 2022

    It's a great issue, the only real "negative" being that readers might really need to go back and do a touch of homework to get the full force of things, but man it is worth it. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Comic Watch - Jimmy Hayes Aug 2, 2022

    An excellent issue in this fantastic summer mini-series. Don't sleep on this one, folks. It's becoming more and more apparent that this series is very important to the DCU. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles Aug 2, 2022

    Itd be one thing if writers Geoff Johns, Jeremy Adams and Tim Sheridan have been stumbling through this saga, but it feels like theres a focus with an imminent payoff just in time for the finale. This wasnt the strongest issue of the mini-series, although theres plenty of reason to be optimistic it will ultimately deliver a satisfying conclusion. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    COMICON - Olly MacNamee Aug 5, 2022

    Given ‘Flashpoint Beyond' as a series leans into its murder mystery/police procedural tropes then fans of such stories will enjoy this fourth issue. But, as a superhero series, this is the one with the least amount of action. The art work saves the day, but its a quick read with just two events filling out the issue and juxtaposed by the writers Geoff Johns, Tim Sherridan and Jeremy Adams in an attempt to create tension, which kinda works. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Weird Science - Gabe Hernandez Aug 2, 2022

    Flashpoint Beyond #4 starts assembling the pieces to the Clockwork Killer's identity, and when the killer is revealed, you may love it or hate it. The art is excellent, and the storytelling is top-notch. However, this series seems more interested in the novelty of Flashpoint and Easter Eggs and hasn't entirely locked down a reason to exist. A closer tie to Dark Crisis may be at play, but the nuggets we get here barely rise above mild curiosity. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Dark Knight News - Bryant Lucas Aug 8, 2022

    If you like the larger Flashpoint timeline, then this is a great book. If you don't, you may be bored. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Batman-News - Nicholas Finch Aug 6, 2022

    It could be that I just wasn't in the mood to read this issue. It's possible! I'm not an objective be-all and end-all on the matter of a comic book. I still think this book is above average, more or less. I just feel like it's making a few decisions that are losing me, just as I'm getting really invested. We'll see if the next issue fixes this. Read Full Review

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