Static: Season One #2

Writer: Vita Ayala Artist: ChrisCross Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: July 28, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 10 User Reviews: 14
8.8Critic Rating
9.0User Rating

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Virgil Hawkins learns that a secret identity is a tricky thing when his high school bully gets upgraded to his super-powered archnemesis! But if he thinks the fires of Hotstreak burn hot, then he definitely isn’t ready for the white-hot anger of his parents, when they learn what he’s brought to their front door…

  • 10
    Black Nerd Problems - Morgan Hampton Jul 28, 2021

    Static #2 provides some breathing room for characters and audience alike after a debut issue filled to the brim with action. Read Full Review

  • 10
    But Why Tho? - Collier "CJ" Jennings Jul 27, 2021

    Static: Season One #2 continues to explore its titular hero's mental state and growing powers while also expanding the scope and scale of the Milestone Universe. The series continues to impress, especially with the creative team's reverence for the source material and their inventiveness in updating his origin for modern-day times. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles Jul 27, 2021

    Static is coming in hot and is already shaping up to be one of DC's stronger reads for the second half of 2021. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Jul 27, 2021

    Chriscross delivers some exciting and beautifully detailed art throughout the issue. Theres some great action at the beginning of the issue and the style is perfect for the type of story, the characters and the world thats being created. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    COMICON - Scott Redmond Jul 29, 2021

    Static's second issue continues to fully flesh out and build this modernized take on the popular character and Milestone universe, giving us deep and meaningful character moments on top of solid action beats. The art team pulls out all the stops to present truly stunning pages that bring every bit of this story to vivid bright and shadowy colorful life. Static is awesome and back, at long last. Read Full Review

  • 8.7
    Comic Watch - Tyson Yurai Jul 27, 2021

    I think I might be able to go out on a limb and say that Static is looking to be one of the best titles of this new milestone relaunch! Vita Ayala, ChrisCross, Nikolas Draper-Ivey and AndWorld Design have a gem on their hands and here's to hoping that they keep on polishing it until its the brightest thing in all of DC Comics. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Jul 27, 2021

    Overall, it's an intriguing start that has done a great job of getting us inside Virgil's head and world, even if it hasn't really separated itself from the genre yet. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Christian Hoffer Jul 28, 2021

    This is still a great comic, but not necessarily one that's breaking new ground. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Henchman-4-Hire - Sean Ian Mills Jul 31, 2021

    The new Superman is set up nicely in this first issue, giving us several good glimpses of what he's going to be like as a person, and what his adventures might be like going forward. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    BGCP - Michael Lennox Jul 28, 2021

    A second issue can be hard and there is a bit of a drop in energy here while Ayala tries to cram a few extra plot points into the story, some stick and some don't. But with a stunning first few pages and a great cliffhanger final page it will keep most of the fanbase coming back for next months issue Read Full Review

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