One-Star Squadron #5

Writer: Mark Russell Artist: Steve Lieber Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: April 6, 2022 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 7 User Reviews: 10
7.4Critic Rating
8.8User Rating

After an unfortunate accident at Heroz4U headquarters, all the employees are under investigation for the moment it all went up in flames! Now Red Tornado has stepped forward, ready to tell the truth. Could one of our heroes actually be a villain in disguise?

  • 8.9
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Apr 5, 2022

    Lieber delivers some great art. The story continues to be wonderfully character focused and Lieber does a fantastic job of visually bring out the emotion of the characters. Read Full Review

  • 8.2
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Zac Owens Apr 5, 2022

    ONE-STAR SQUADRON has always been funny with a hint of the tragic. Now, the comedy is taking a backseat in this series. We're seeing the devastating consequences of characters forfeiting their souls so that they can feel special one more time. Pick upOne-Star Squadron #5, out from DC Comics today, at a comic shop near you! Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Apr 5, 2022

    Russell is telling a pretty compelling story here about the impact of app-based service websites, but much like some of Tom King's work, it often feels like characters are being used to tell a story rather than the story being about them. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Bleeding Cool - Hannibal Tabu May 1, 2022

    There's a lot to like here, and it's powerful storytelling that builds this penultimate chapter of this unexpected treasure into something great. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Henchman-4-Hire - Sean Ian Mills Apr 9, 2022

    The knife finally strikes and twists in the penultimate issue of One-Star Squadron, taking us down a road I definitely did not expect, but am more excited for the final issue than ever before. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Weird Science - Gabe Hernandez Apr 5, 2022

    One-Star Squadron #5 is a sad, depressing take on tragedy befalling the lives of hapless (and hopeless) office workers. Despite the eclectic collection of colorful heroes, this issue is devoid of life, excitement, energy, or engagement. If your idea of entertainment is watching people standing around and being depressed and miserable for 22 pages, this one is for you. Read Full Review

  • 5.0 - Chase Magnett Apr 6, 2022

    This seems to be exactly what the series has been building towards from its start, which makes me wonder why it feels so purposeless here. Read Full Review

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