Secret Six #7

Writer: Gail Simone Artist: Dale Eaglesham Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: October 21, 2015 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 8 User Reviews: 10
7.6Critic Rating
8.9User Rating

A new epic begins, and a major turning point in the life of Black Alice gets underway! With the world drained of all its arcane energies, the great mages of the DC Universe gather to learn whoor whatis responsible. The answer points to the Secret Sixs most powerful member, and its going to drag the team into unfamiliar territory: the realm of magic.

  • 9.0
    The Batman Universe - Jim Remolde Oct 23, 2015

    Looking back to when Black Alice exhibited her powers I now see that for the most part they were these mystical characters. She became like Etrigan in one scene, she used the backwards magic of Zatanna in another scene and even in the last issue we saw her show Black Orchids powers. I like that this issue is starting an arc that will look closer into Black Alice and who she is and I cannot wait for the next issue. I prefer not to see Wells as Dibny even though that is how Blake addressed him on the phone call. What does Aquaman have to do with any of this as his powers are not magic based as far as I know but then again, I am not reading the current run of Aquaman. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Batman-News - Joshua McDonald Oct 23, 2015

    Simone and team have been fumbling for months now, and desperately needed to find their footing. This issue does just that, and will hopefully be the first of many to build momentum for this title. This book finally has a direction and a purpose, two things that, along with the already great characters, will drive this book's success for a good while! Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comicosity - Allen Thomas Oct 21, 2015

    This might as well have been Risk Week for me, jumping on in the middle of arcs or reading entirely new series. Yet again, Im glad I did. Secret Six is a mix of some of my favorite things in comics, and the story is setting up nicely to end in a major moral crisis or demonic beings from alternate dimensions wreaking havoc. Can we say Win-win? Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Oct 26, 2015

    Mini-golf, magical crisis, and Ferdie in a cheerleader uniform: It's an issue that's by turns funny, suspenseful and terrifying, with a bunch of lovely guest-stars. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Graphic Policy - Kenny Coburn Oct 21, 2015

    Overall, Secret Six builds on the momentum of issues #5 and #6. The characters are truly coming into their own and each is beginning to feel completely natural and fluid in the wild world that the Secret Six inhabits. The story may not be groundbreaking but, anyone looking for a fun comic, does not need to look any further than Secret Six #7. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Weird Science - Reggie Hemingway Oct 22, 2015

    Gail Simone has yetanother attempt to get this book off the ground with the second arc, and withDale Eaglesham on art the showing is pretty strong. The story sort of zipsaround in an attempt to give every character something to do, but it's notdifficult to follow if you can accept just looking at creepy semi-heroeshanging out half the time. Practically the entirety of DC Comics'magic-wielding roster is featured in this book, so if your church has denouncedthem as blasphemous then you should probably stay away and light a candle orwhatever. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Black Nerd Problems - Tajaye Williams Oct 24, 2015

    Dale Eaglesham, Tom Derenick, and Jason Wright do a fantastic job on the art here in this issue. Their panels manage to convey the different emotions among the Six as the issue went on which was in my opinion a vital element to the overall narrative. Shout out to Gail Simone for giving this version of Catman a bit development as we learns that he yearns for a deeper bond with his teammates the same way other superteams seem to gel together. There's a storm coming on the horizon, one that is going to take a joint effort from the entire team to hold back. So as we see Catman here attempting to perform various team building exercises while Digby waits at Black Alice's bedside, maybe turn this ragtag team of anti-heroes into something more is the right idea. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Razorfine - Alan Rapp Nov 4, 2015

    While most of the issue centers around discussion about Black Alice, the rest of the characters are left to fend for themselves in a B-story involving Catman‘s attempts to try and forge the odd group into something approaching an actual team or family. His attempts aren't very successful, but the threat against one of their own might be just what this group needs to work together and bond as a team (even if it is a team that remains a shadow of its former pre-New 52 self). For fans. Read Full Review

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