Stargirl: The Lost Children #3

Writer: Geoff Johns Artist: Todd Nauck Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: January 18, 2023 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 9 User Reviews: 20
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Stargirl comes face-to-face with the eighth soldier of victory, Wing, and a whole host of sidekicks from the past! But amongst the familiar faces are many Courtney's never even heard of before. Where are these kids from, what happened to them, and why were they erased from time?! The New Golden Age continues here!

  • 9.5
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Jan 17, 2023

    This is easily Johns' best work in years, to my eye. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Weird Science - Gabe Hernandez Jan 18, 2023

    Stargirl: The Lost Children #3 nails the fun and excitement of a sidekick-centered mystery. Several plot points from the previous issue get resolved while an equal amount more present themselves to keep you entertained and curious about what happens next. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    ComicBook.com - Matthew Aguilar Jan 18, 2023

    Stargirl: The Lost Children has been such a wonderfully pleasant surprise, and issue #3 continues the book's upward trend. Read Full Review

  • 8.7
    The Comicbook Dispatch - Dispatchdcu Jan 17, 2023

    Stargirl: The Lost Children #3 lacks the wild punch of an action comic but delivers with some Golden Age feels. It adds an intriguing bite to munch on with the time-displaced storyline and mixes it all up with a lighthearted, entertaining theme that will certainly keep the interests of the classic fans. This series is meant for any long-standing, diehard comic book lover whos a true fan. Its steeped with history and wrapped with some amazing art that pays perfect homage to the past but also connects it to the current artistry found in comics today. I cant recommend Stargirl: The Lost Children #3, as well as this series, enough. The new or average fan may have to do some internet sleuthing to figure out who all these characters are and where they were last seen. But trust me, itll be worth it! Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    AIPT - Christopher Franey Jan 17, 2023

    Stargirl: The Lost Children #3 is a character-driven issue that hits you with forgotten classic characters and introduces you to new ones that you will want to watch. Geoff Johns and Todd Nauck reveal just enough to keep you wondering but also add more to the mystery, making this story a hidden gem of a DC comic. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    You Don't Read Comics - Russ Bickerstaff Jan 18, 2023

    The mini-series is now halfway through. With all the introductions well and fully handled, Johns and company can go about the business of diving into the heart of the action, which should be a lot of fun. Once things really get going, the storys momentum should kick in and take things in an enjoyable direction moving forward. Theres real potential in the sidekicks getting off the island and moving into the rest of the DC Universe. Johns has done a nice job of making an engaging ensemble that should be fun if they manage to make it beyond the mini-series. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles Jan 17, 2023

    Superman might not be bursting into saving the day for a last-minute rescue, but Stargirl and her new allies seem poised to take down at his new threat of Childminder and have some classic old school slanting fun in the interim. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    But Why Tho? - William J. Jackson Jan 17, 2023

    If you haven't tried this series yet, do so. Stargirl is a great character who has come a long way, and here it shows. This looks and feels like an old comic, and this is a good way for newer fans to get a handle on the Golden Age without having to absorb loads of back issues. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    DC Comics News - Matthew Lloyd Jan 18, 2023

    It's fun, and there's nothing wrong with that. You can still have a great comic even if it isn't earth shattering or genre melting. Stargirl: The Lost Children #3 is a fun comic that can be enjoyed by all ages. It has the right elements that recall the great comics of the Bronze Age. Not only does this series throwback to older characters, but it utilizes storytelling and tone that is from a less complicated time. Read Full Review

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