Suicide Squad #34

Writer: Simon Spurrier Artist: Fernando Pasarin Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: January 24, 2018 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 12 User Reviews: 8
7.2Critic Rating
7.0User Rating

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"The Chosen Juan" finale! With Harley, Deadshot and Croc out of commission, one last convict stands between the bloodthirsty alien armada and the annihilation of the human race: Juan! But what hope does a petty criminal have against such an unstoppable force?
RATED T+

  • 9.5
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles Jan 24, 2018

    The Chosen One was a quick story arc that succinctly summed up everything thats fun and great about this title. Dont miss this one even with the focus on a very disposable player. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Comic Book Bin - Deejay Dayton Jan 25, 2018

    Still, I was more than pleased with this tale, which had all the deceptive scheming that Suicide Squad requires. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Dark Knight News - Philip Clark Jan 27, 2018

    Once again, the creative team absolutely kill it with this issue. The writing and artwork match each other brilliantly, and as the conclusion to the two-parter they had taken control of, they do a fabulous job of leaving you wanting more of their work. I will be very sad to see them go. Read Full Review

  • 8.7
    Geeked Out Nation - Jideobi Odunze Jan 24, 2018

    Suicide Squad #34 brings ‘The Chosen Juan', and this was one heck of a self-contained story to tell involving a character new. One that we probably won't ever see again, though regardless a character worth meeting for the experience alone. This is what happens when you are truly used, manipulated, and discarded when under the authority of Amanda Waller. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Jose "Jody" Cardona Jan 26, 2018

    A fun dark comedic story comes to an end with a twist that no one sees coming. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Weird Science - Reggie Hemingway Jan 24, 2018

    We finally learn the fate of Juan Soria, and I promise that it's probably not what you expect! This issue and the last comprise a nice little story that acts a respite for regular readers of this series. People looking to jump on here, however, might get frustrated by it. If you're just looking for violent action scenes, then you're in the right place. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Watch - John Jack Jan 29, 2018

    I'm still loving this arc, I'd call the new creative team a resounding success, last review I said I couldn't decide if this arc was trying to get too meta introspective and now that we're a couple issues in I'll say Si Spurrier seems to be pulling it off. Here's to hoping the quality of this book continues to be as good as it has been, and doesn't devolve into something lesser like the previous arc. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Shoot The Breeze Comics - Jake Putnam Jan 26, 2018

    I would rate this book a 7 out of 10 it's not one of the greatest books that I have read but I feel like it has some good merit too it. The art is great, the storyline works really well with the characters. You see a lot of action throughout the entire story, you don't see a whole lot of character development with the key characters of the series. Read Full Review

  • 6.9
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Jan 25, 2018

    The payoff to this story isn't really worth the two issues of setup, as Juan winds up becoming a very complicated solution to a straightforward problem for Amanda Waller. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comic Bastards - Cat Wyatt Jan 24, 2018

    While the rest of the artwork wasn't as bad as the cover, it wasn't great either. Okay, some moments were good, like the close up on Juan in the beginning, or when Killer Croc is tearing into this, but the second the artwork pans out and loses those details, things just start looking off. Facial expressions are half done, things like that. But then again I prefer more detail over less. Read Full Review

  • 3.5
    Batman-News - Casper Rudolph Jan 25, 2018

    As I said in the introduction, this is a prime example of how even great artwork cannot save a bad script. The issue has some plot holes that I can't overlook and a main protagonist that is not at all interesting to read about. The ending of the story just leaves me with a feeling of: "what did I just read?" and I'm glad that it's over so we can move on to, hopefully, better things. I recommend skipping this issue, even if you picked up the previous part. Trust me. It's better to spend your hard-earned money elsewhere. Now here's to hoping that Williams, after having taken a break, will come back with new energy and a bunch of killer stories!Score: 3.5/10 Read Full Review

  • 2.0
    The Batman Universe - Paul Shanly Jan 26, 2018

    This issue was pointless and I didnt enjoy the unrelenting negative tone of the story. Juan Soria may not belong in this story, but neither does anyone else. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    DDJamesB Jan 25, 2018

    Really fun wrap up to a small 2 story arc. The art was pretty good and the writing was well done. Can't wait to see where they go from here.

  • 7.5
    Troy Jan 26, 2018

    You get the feeling the book thinks it's more clever than it is, but you know what? I actually... enjoyed this issue? Usually when I read Suicide Squad it feels like a bit of a chore, but this actually held my interest and I wanted to see Juan Soria's fate.

  • 7.5
    Rick Jonez Feb 1, 2018

    Despicable Waller. Disturbing Croc. Dishonorable Katana. Disturbing ending.

  • 6.5
    Herushalaim Jan 26, 2018

    I don't like how convoluted this plan Waller had was. And that doesn't explain the ending. This is kinda, like I said with the first issue, acting like it's smarter than it is. But man, it's definitely not.

  • 6.0
    Nihilist Jan 24, 2018

    Basically everything I've said in the previous issue's review applies to this one as well. The story is not really engaging, main cast has no development as characters, and they all just seem to be playing their roles without stepping out of their tight stereotypical boxes. None of them is relatable or remotely sympathetic, there's no chemistry in between the Suicide Squad members, and none of them has anything resembling an arc.
    The art is still extremely inconsistent, while having couple of great looking panels and very dynamic looking character poses.

  • 8.0
    Darth Garp Jan 25, 2018

  • 7.0
    FrenchLover Jan 23, 2018

  • 5.5
    CraigR Feb 9, 2018

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