New Talent Showcase: 2017 #1

Writer: David Accampo, Aaron Gillespie, Tony Patrick Artist: Siya Oum, Sam Lotfi, Minkyu Jung, Lynne Yoshii, Matt Merhoff, Lalit Kumar Sharma Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: November 29, 2017 Cover Price: $7.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 3
7.2Critic Rating
6.7User Rating

The latest graduates from the DC Talent Development Workshops show off their skills in stories starring some of DC's greatest characters. In these tales, Poison Ivy fights an ancient demon, Doctor Fate is confronted by the cost of magic, Red Hood and Duke Thomas face off in a training day simulation and so much more!

  • 8.5
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Nov 29, 2017

    Overall, a world of difference from last year. These stories were structured far better and allowed these rookie writers to show off their talents and display a clear voice for the characters. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Batman-News - Jay Yaws Nov 27, 2017

    Much more complete than last year's edition, the New Talent Showcase brings together some promising individuals to tell some intriguing short stories. Not every installment works, to be fair, but there are some real gems here. At $7.99 it is pricey, but with contributions and assists from industry veterans like Klaus Janson and Scott Snyder, it's good to see the confidence DC is putting in this group. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Weird Science - Reggie Hemingway Nov 29, 2017

    Not an altogether bad effort by the most recent graduates of the DC Talent Workshops, but the eight-dollar cover price is pretty prohibitive to prospective buyers. This is a huge issue, but I doubt anyone would give it a second look for a price above four dollars. And that's a shame, because a few things in here deserve a gander. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Multiversity Comics - Kate Kosturski Dec 1, 2017

    Format still proves problematic, but there's some talent within these pages that deserves to be watched. Read Full Review

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