Power Company #17

Writer: Kurt Busiek Artist: Tom Grummett Publisher: DC Comics Critic Reviews: 2
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  • 10
    Comics Bulletin - Ray Tate Jun 22, 2003

    Power Company features superb no-frills artwork that matches the skill displayed on the cover. The story takes advantage of the medium to present a nonlinear narrative is still easily understood. A rich cast of characters and knowledge of DC's history completes one of the most professionally put together comic books on the racks. I know I often question DC's collective intelligence, but even a simpleton can see what a stupid move on their part it was to cancel Power Company. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Jun 30, 2003

    It's a bit disappointing to see Kurt Busiek expending so much effort on the Haunted Tank subplot, when there are lingering plot elements that I'd much rather he resolve before the impending cancellation, but then again I guess you have to respect a writer who treats a promise he made to the readers with far more care & attention than I feel it's deserving of. As for the plot elements that deal with the Power Company, overall the material is quite engaging, as the group trapped on the alien world have some fun moments of interaction, with Striker Z's reasoning for his attack being a particularly amusing exchange. The group back on Earth also hold their own, as it's great to see Josiah Power back on his feet, and the situation that leads to Bork quitting the team made for a pretty engaging debate on what action a team of heroes should take when they're confronted by a villain who comes offering them help in combating an even larger threat. In the end this is yet another solid issue of a Read Full Review

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