Mister Miracle: The Source of Freedom #1

Writer: Brandon M. Easton Artist: Fico Ossio Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: May 26, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 11 User Reviews: 19
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Spinning out of DC Future State, the story of how Shilo Norman became the Mister Miracle of tomorrow starts here.
The Mister Miracle show used to be the hottest ticket in town, whether you caught him onstage escaping from perilous traps or spotted him on the streets of Metropolis taking out bad guys. What Shilo Norman forgot is the first rule of both showbiz and super-heroing: always leave them wanting more. Now it’s time to start showing the world what a miracle man can do. Showbiz/superhero rule #2: timing is everything. There’s a new performer in town who wants to knock Mister Miracle off his pedestal and stake a claim to his fa more

  • 10
    But Why Tho? - Collier "CJ" Jennings May 25, 2021

    Mister Miracle: The Source of Freedom #1is packed full of all the death-defying thrills and Kirby Krackle that you've come to expect from the titular escape artist. With a jaw-dropper of a cliffhanger, the creative team may have placed Shilo Norman into a trap he can't easily escape from. I hope to see what else this series has in store for the rest of its run. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    GWW - Nick Friar May 24, 2021

    What made me give the story a shot in the first place was Fico Ossio's art. He's done some great work and did not disappoint in Mr. Miracle: The Source of Freedom #1. But now, I want to see Easton's story through. He's got a lot to address in six issues, but it's a subject very much worth investing in. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Watch - Kevin Rossi May 25, 2021

    Mister Miracle: The Source of Freedom #1 is a great issue for both new and seasoned readers. With a talented creative team, I am looking forward to what can be accomplished with the character and the series. Mister Miracle: The Source of Freedom should be on everyones reading lists this summer. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield May 25, 2021

    A lot of DC books have been unafraid to take on racial issues lately, but this is one of the most explicit. When it works, it really works"but unfortunately, it struggles with making Shiloh Norman a character we want to invest in. Read Full Review

  • 7.3
    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson May 26, 2021

    Ossio gives us some spectacular art, and the story raises interesting question about being a hero and a Black man in the year 2021, making for an interesting overall package. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Weird Science - Jim Werner May 25, 2021

    Brandon Easton kicks off his Mister Miracle series with an issue that didn't give me much of a connection to his lead character but made me want to see more of his plight and fight.  Those unfamiliar with Shilo Norman may wonder what's going on, but the issue looks great and has a very intriguing cliffhanger.  I am not sold on this book just yet, but Easton at least has me interested. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    AIPT - Ryan Perry May 25, 2021

    Norman is a breath of fresh air among some of DC's more classic titles right now, and sometimes that's the best thing a book can be. Read Full Review

  • 6.8
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Justin Munday May 25, 2021

    A gorgeous debut issue marred by an unfocused script that tries to tackle too many things at once. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    ComicBook.com - Chase Magnett May 26, 2021

    The Source of Freedom #1 struggles to assert its leading man and find its own calling amid the looming legacies of Mister Miracle. Read Full Review

  • 5.9
    Multiversity Comics - Quinn Tassin May 31, 2021

    With its odd mid-2000s vibe and lack of focus, "Mister Miracle: The Source of Freedom" #1 is the definition of meh Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comic Crusaders - Lucas Fashina May 31, 2021

    Mister Miracle the Source of Freedom #1 (OF 6) Will have a considerably conservative 2 Covers: CVR A YANICK PAQUETTE; CVR B VALENTINE DE LANDRO CARD STOCK VAR. Read Full Review

  • 1.0
    Merlyn May 25, 2021

    I enjoyed the Mr. Miracle from FS so I was looking forward to this. I couldn't be more disappointed. Another race-baiting comic that at times was actually pretty racist. And after the cliffhanger, I'm sure it will get even worse.

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  • 4.5
    Rasiel May 26, 2021

    A black guy telling a Jew that he doesn’t know what it’s like to be looked down upon because of race comes across as a little tone deaf considering the recent rise in anti-Semitism

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  • 8.5
    daspidaboy May 25, 2021

    Great art and a strong introduction to Shilo Norman. Just wondeirng where Scott Free is at.

  • 7.5
    Psycamorean May 31, 2021

    Much better than the Future State back-ups, so of course people with bad taste dislike it.

  • 7.0
    deen Jun 3, 2021

    A decent first entry, which I'm looking forward to seeing unfold over time. I have some reservations for the art though, which is hit or miss depending on the page.

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    RedKSuperman May 25, 2021

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    imderekreide May 25, 2021

  • 3.5
    valyriadoomed May 27, 2021

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    Owen May 26, 2021

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    mangaZZZZZ May 27, 2021

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    Goku May 29, 2021

  • 8.5
    tonpas1989 May 25, 2021

  • 8.0
    Radar May 29, 2021

  • 7.5
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