Power Company #9

Writer: Kurt Busiek Artist: Tom Grummett Publisher: DC Comics Critic Reviews: 2
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  • 10
    Comics Bulletin - Ray Tate Oct 18, 2002

    The funny and surprising events benefit from Tom Grummett's straightforward choreography of super-hero action. Because of Grummett's superb understanding of anatomy and his classic line techniques, you expect Power Company to be a traditional super-hero book, but this just offsets the unpredictable hilarity that is borne from the characterization and the plot twists. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Oct 22, 2002

    A pretty entertaining issue, that nicely plays up the idea that in spite of their outward appearance, the Power Company is far from a cohesive collection of heroes. In fact, this issue is all about showing us how important Josiah Power is to this group, as when left alone to interact with each other, the Power Company are constantly at each others throats. Kurt Busiek also adds some fairly exciting action to the mix, as we open with Green Arrow & Manhunter in a fairly intense tussle, where we get a good look at Manhunter's ability to take punishment. There's also a fairly interesting mystery that has a fairly impressive collection of villains targeting various high tech firms, and Kurt Busiek's head for continuity serves him well, as he nicely acknowledges that there is something odd about this group of villains. The idea that we'll be adding an established DC character to the mix next issue looks quite promising (I'm guessing it's Booster Gold, but personally I'm hoping for Metamorpho Read Full Review

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