He-Man & The Masters of the Universe #2

He-Man & The Masters of the Universe #2

Writer: Keith Giffen Artist: Pop Mhan Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: May 15, 2013 Critic Reviews: 5
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In the second issue of the new, ongoing series, Hordak’s forces have invaded Eternia, and Despara’s identity is revealed! But what is her relationship to He-Man? And will he be able to stop her from killing everyone he loves?

  • 8.0
    Newsarama - Lan Pitts May 20, 2013

    Establishing Adora as a legitimate threat is a nice way to start this series off. With Skeletor out of the picture and Hordak on the horizon, it's a great way to give MoTU fans something they've never really seen before, even if we know how it all plays out in the end. He-Man and the Master of the Universe remedies what felt wrong with the other series and expands on the mythos and lore fans know and love. Read Full Review

  • 7.2
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen May 15, 2013

    I can't see this book appealing much to the He-Man neophytes out there, but fans of the franchise should have plenty of reason to enjoy this take on the Masters of the Universe. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Spectrum - Al Sparrow Jun 10, 2013

    Time will tell if that turns out to be a good thing or not. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Booked - Kelly Cassidy May 19, 2013

    So… is it worth picking up? I think so. Issue 1 had great work by Mhan, but it seems to be lacking here. The story, though, is going strong and if you read the miniseries you'll see the revelation of who Skeletor actually is to He-Man, which is touched upon here. It's definitely worth the read for fans of the franchise, but I would say you do need to be familiar with the franchise to like this issue as a standalone one, but reading the miniseries and how it's been relaunched is almost a must. We'll see what happens at the conclusion of this first arc, but I'm hopeful that the series will continue! Read Full Review

  • 6.8
    Comic Addicts - Akshay Dhar May 21, 2013

    (" I just pray fervently that this series does not get impacted by the idiotically planned cross-over between the Masters and the DCU characters that has been announced! The costumes look different enough that I'm hoping it's an alternate version!) Read Full Review

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