Naomi #6

Writer: Brian Michael Bendis, David Walker Artist: Jamal Campbell Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: July 10, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 17 User Reviews: 16
8.3Critic Rating
7.5User Rating

This is it, the end of the first season of NAOMI by the breakout collaboration of writers Brian Michael Bendis and David F. Walker and artist Jamal Campbell! With her origins finally revealed, Naomi embraces the journey ahead and charts a course for the future and her role.
RATED T+
FINAL ISSUE

  • 10
    Beyond The Panel - Jideobi Odunze Jul 10, 2019

    This creative team went above and beyond to bring us a spectacular cosmic tale. You never knew what you were truly in store for when it came to this girl, and it helped a lot with the surprise once it came time to reveal her origins. Naomi #6 brought her story full circle in a way that left you wanting more. She is powerful, she is brave, and she reminds you of the sense of wonder in finding out you can do something extraordinary. Read Full Review

  • 10
    ComicBook.com - Christian Hoffer Jul 10, 2019

    Naomi #6 is a bright and colorful finale to its opening arc that gives the title character a firm purpose in her world. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    You Don't Read Comics - Russ Bickerstaff Jul 10, 2019

    Naomi now begins to make appearances in other DC comics. Issues end promises a second series. If Walker and Campbell are involved in that next series, it may be well worth checking out. The pulpy space adventure thats being delivered here really needs the kind of expressiveness that Campbell provides for it to feel right. It may have had its slow moments. All in all, however, this is an excellent opening for a new hero. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Comic Book Bin - Deejay Dayton Jul 11, 2019

    I really didnt expect very much from this miniseries when it launched. I certainly didnt expect to grow to care about the character, and be eager for her return. The fact that I am is clear evidence that Bendis and company have achieved their goal. Read Full Review

  • 9.4
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Jul 10, 2019

    Jamal Campbells beautiful art is showcased perfectly in this issue. Everything from the characters to the backgrounds looks amazing and the highlight is seeing the aftermath and devastation of Naomis homeworld. Campbell also makes Zumbado a physically imposing and scary creature to behold. Great art. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Olivier Roth Jul 10, 2019

    I’ll finish this review with one final tid-bit I noticed: we learn in this issue Naomi’s last name and the moment I read it, I couldn’t help but know that this must be a tribute to a certain creator that passed away a few years ago. And it is a touching tribute at that. Read Full Review

  • 8.9
    Comic Watch - Matt Meyer Jul 17, 2019

    While not quite sticking the landing as it so desperately desires,Naomi #6 brings the eponymous character's first arc to a finale with a compelling sense of closure, and a sense of wonder at what the future holds. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    Forces Of Geek - Lenny Schwartz Jul 12, 2019

    Like I said, it felt like the creative team was just getting started. Now let's see where they can possibly take us. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    Chuck's Comic Of The Day - Chuck Jul 15, 2019

    Judging by the cover, Naomi's appearances in DC Comics is just getting warmed up. Great! Read Full Review

  • 8.1
    Graphic Policy - Brett Jul 10, 2019

    Naomi #6 caps off a series too few people are reading. It delivers the magic that Bendis has done before with other characters and combined with Walker's style, creates a first volume that has us excited to see what comes next. Along with art that pops from the page, this is a series that needs to be read and delivers on the excitement of an origin story that seems to be a lost art form. Along with a youthful voice and look, this is one of the best debut volumes of the year and we can't wait for more. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Jul 10, 2019

    We are promised a sequel, and Naomi's story will likely continue elsewhere, but I'm sorry to see it go " and it still feels like we've just gotten to know Naomi and her world. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Razorfine - Alan Rapp Jul 19, 2019

    Naomi is one of the best origin stories I've read in recent years. Although there's still quite a bit to learn about Naomi, the full range of her powers, and finding a new role as a super-hero, the series ends with infinite possibilities. Thankfully, it doesn't appear we'll have to wait long as DC is apparently taking the Atomic Robo approach to Naomi and releasing her tales in separate mini-series. Naomi 2 is on the way, and I'll definitely be keeping an eye out for her. Worth a look. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Major Spoilers - Ingrid Lind-Jahn Jul 10, 2019

    I think Naomi #6 is a good book. It captures a lot of emotion and tension. It shows us more of what's going on rather than bogging us down in narration. I still get a feeling that there is a whole lot of plot ahead " everyone we have met has a history full of conflict and loose ends. I hope the team can hold it all together without losing focus on our main character. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    DC Comics News - Carl Bryan Jul 15, 2019

    As always with Naomi, you should invest in past issues, and after reading them, hang them on your walls! Campbell's art is magnificent and poster worthy at every turn! Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles Jul 10, 2019

    The ending feels abrupt, which wouldn't be an issue if there was another issue coming next month. The teaser says Naomi's story continues in the broad "pages of the DC Universe" and Naomi 2. Those subsequent issues might go a long way towards fleshing her out, but for now this season finale didn't do enough to end on a high note. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    The Pop Break - Rachel Freeman Jul 10, 2019

    I need more. I know it's a good thing that fans want more, but I can't help feeling like Bendis and Walker could have given us a little more than they did to hold us over until Naomi returns. Oh well, at least we can stare at Jamal Campbell's beautiful and feel more than satisfied by it. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Weird Science - Jim Werner Jul 10, 2019

    While I like the character of Naomi, this mini-series seemed more intent on being collectible than actually telling a story.  After being pushed as a series that just might change the DC Universe as we know it, I had high expectations and I'm sad to say, this book did not meet them.  I guess that can happen later, but stringing readers along for six issues just to get started telling a story does not get me excited for the future. Read Full Review

  • 3.5
    YourGreenMuse Jul 12, 2019

    I just don't care about this character. She's not that interesting and I thought this was a very underwhelming finale.

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  • 2.0
    Spacey Medicine Aug 16, 2019

    Wow what an anticlimax. What even was this? Terrible, that’s what.

  • 9.5
    rayonymous Aug 17, 2019

    This has the most badass moments. Naomi rocks! I can't wait for the things that await her especially a potential Superman Naomi team up from Bendis and Campbell.

  • 8.5
    The 20 Issue Ceiling Jul 13, 2019

    Naomi McDuffie... I see what you guys did there. Please DC sort out your issues with Milestone comics :v

  • 8.5
    AdmiralWhiskers Jul 18, 2019

    And thus concludes the first "season" of Naomi. Trade paperback and hardcover collection to follow.

    This title is a bit of a guilty pleasure for me. The writing, at the surface, appears lightweight. I don't entirely mind, because so many books these days try to condense entire sci-fi novels into a few pages of overcrowded text. Naomi appears to be written from her perspective...that of a teen girl, thrown into this crazy world of aliens and super-powers. Everything isn't revealed on one page. As she learns, we learn. That's refreshing.

    The art is masterful. Jamal Campbell blasts light and color through the shadows. Characters are drawn (painted?) in a way that evokes manga but, due to shading, offers a level o more

  • 7.5
    Anotherfan Jul 10, 2019

    Weakest issue of the series. Wasn't bad but the conclusion really was too easy. Campbell is the MVP here ( has been since the beginning ). Naomi still is a great adittion to the DC universe and i hope we will see more of her soon

  • 7.5
    losdutchmen Jul 13, 2019

    It’s hard to follow. I don’t mean the overall story, I mean each panel and the dialogue. It’s choppy, hyperactive. It sounds like a 40 year old trying to write teenage dialogue. But it’s like, like OMG!, so hard to follow. The art is fantastic, I really like it for the big splash pages as well as the little details like the reflections in Naomi’s eyes. I didn’t get why Naomi and Zumbado were having friendly, heart to heart, helpful tips conversation. Was he trying to turn her to the dark side?

  • 7.5
    egon244 Jul 14, 2019

    "What was your name again?"

    Now that's what I call a satisfying conclusion.

    We had a proper buildup, introduction to the main characters, their backstories and their secrets.
    And now, we got a great ending to the first arc with a really good showdown with the "big and scary" villain and some sweet family moments.
    All that is given to us with a stellar artwork form Jamal Campbell. That man can draw.

    Can't wait to see Naomi join Young Justice. I'm ready to see more of what she can do.

  • 10
    Lock Jul 10, 2019

  • 9.5
    Radar Jul 14, 2019

  • 9.0
    BernardoMarra Jul 13, 2019

  • 8.5
    Watchtower022 Jul 14, 2019

  • 8.0
    Dorival Jul 11, 2019

  • 8.0
    Justin Ray Jul 12, 2019

  • 7.0
    KillianH Jul 10, 2019

  • 5.5
    SoosX Jul 10, 2019

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