Stormwatch #27

Writer: Jim Starlin Artist: Yvel Guichet, Le Beau L. Underwood Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: January 8, 2014 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 2
5.2Critic Rating
5.5User Rating

Stormwatch debates whether to save Earth from the Kollective by teaming up with the megalomaniacal Extremax. Are they willing to trade one planet-pummeling peril for another?

  • 6.5
    Weird Science - Jim Werner Jan 9, 2014

    Stormwatch #27 is the best of Jim Starlin's run so far.  Plot points are coming together and for the first time I'm looking forward to next issue. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    DC Comics News - Brandon Stines Jan 9, 2014

    Stormwatch #27 is by no means a bad issue, but it does have its flaws. Starlin appears to have rethought his entire writing process for the series, and the switch in style is paying off. The book just has a few bad habits it needs to shake off, and if the writing and art continues to improve, this could be a title worth keeping around (a sentence no one ever thought of uttering before). Read Full Review

  • 3.0
    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Jan 14, 2014

    The things that work here aren't 100% successful, and the things that don't far outnumber them, leaving us with a story that doesn't really go anywhere, and doesn't make a lot of sense anyway, with an art team not playing to their strengths. Perhaps there's hidden beauty here for the Stormwatch fan, but a casual reader will find themselves thrown into the middle of a story that is both dull and bombastic at once, leaving Stormwatch #27 with an underwhelming 1.5 out of 5 stars overall. Here's hoping that Jim Starlin has something awesome up his sleeve in the future, as this book's flaws leave no question as to why it is being cancelled… Read Full Review

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