Suicide Squad #36

Writer: Rob Williams Artist: Eduardo Pansica Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: February 28, 2018 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 16 User Reviews: 3
7.1Critic Rating
6.8User Rating

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"HACKED" part two! As Harley, Deadshot and Killer Croc race to save themselves from Hack's plan to destroy her former team, a new patriotic hero threatens to usurp the Squad's missions as the Wall emerges as America's newest (and most deadly) hero.

  • 10
    ComicBook.com - Nicole Drum Feb 28, 2018

    Suicide Squad #36 is another engrossing, fast-paced issue that really has it all. The only downside? We have to wait for the next issue to get more. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Comic Book Bin - Deejay Dayton Mar 4, 2018

    A really fun issue, building to a great cliffhanger ending. Read Full Review

  • 8.7
    Geeked Out Nation - Jideobi Odunze Feb 28, 2018

    Suicide Squad #36 cranked the dial to ten as Hack is a woman on a mission. It only hurt this issue that something so obvious as people knowing who killed Hack is being willfully neglected. There's no way the Squad suddenly forgot who killed her when they all face death if she gets no answer. That aside, this story is still exciting with a great balance in character development as well. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles Feb 28, 2018

    This arc is much better suited for Suicide Squad than the team fighting monsters in outer space and not surprisingly has been a lot of fun as a result. Read Full Review

  • 8.3
    Shoot The Breeze Comics - Jake Putnam Mar 6, 2018

    Hack continues to take control of Belle Reve only now Task Force X are put on trial as Zalika tries to determine who murdered her. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Dark Knight News - Philip Clark Mar 2, 2018

    Williams brings back a character and completely tips them on their head. The writing in this issue is fantastic, Williams does an excellent job yet again. The art in this issue is nothing to be scoffed at either, with Pansica and Ferreira back at it again. The expressions that are conveyed by each character feel real, instead of the same face plastered on all the characters that some comics have been guilty of. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Mar 1, 2018

    This series has felt rather aimless of late, but this latest arc is helping to put things back on track. Read Full Review

  • 7.3
    Word Of The Nerd - Joshua Page Feb 28, 2018

    Suicide Squad #36 continues issue #35's themes of being destroyed from the inside. The theme itself plays out multiple ways throughout the issue. The plot of this particular issue intrigued me. Furthermore, I enjoyed seeing Amanda Waller in such a vulnerable state. It helps develop her character a little more and readers have been able to see a slightly different side of Waller in this arc. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Watch - John Jack Mar 5, 2018

    Decent arc so far, but it feels like it's building to one of two super predictable outcomes, which takes away from its impact overall. I'll be following it through to the end, but I feel like I already know what happens. By the way, if you have the chance get the B covers by Andrea Sorrentino, they're killer and seem like they'll form a set once they're done, downright framable! Read Full Review

  • 6.8
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Jose "Jody" Cardona Mar 4, 2018

    Despite the amazing artwork, cold hard logic is the downfall of this chapter in the run. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    Weird Science - Reggie Hemingway Feb 28, 2018

    Most of the issue is spent tying this one to the last, but there's some fun moments and a lot of action that all looks terrific, thanks to the team of Pansica, Ferreira, and Lucas. The last page is kind of startling, but I'd be lying if I said I had high hopes for the resolution. It will probably be a hologram or a dream or something. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comic Bastards - Cat Wyatt Feb 28, 2018

    I do like the way Hack is being portrayed in this issue; mostly I'm referring to her more physical form, where she's got glowing blue eyes and a blue light ring on her forehead. It's an interesting implication and reminder that she's more tech than human at this point. Katana, Boomerang, and Deadshot were all portrayed perfectly as well; they all look the way their characters should look. Meanwhile Harley's design has been deviating more and more as of late, but it feels like especially so in this issue (though it isn't as bad as the latest version of her in the standalone comics, so there's that I guess). Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Mar 2, 2018

    Suicide Squad has taken quite a significant jump in quality over the last arc, following the Si Spurrier guest arc, but it's still not quite coming together as a compelling whole, even in Suicide Squad #36. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    The Batman Universe - Paul Shanly Mar 2, 2018

    This issue was, just fine. It did its job in moving the story forward, but story problems keep it from being more than that. I do however like the idea of all of Wallers secrets either exposed and destroyed, and for a book that I feel has played it far too safe over its run so far, I think there is a real opportunity to hit the reset button and do something new with this title, but we will have to wait till next issue to see if the creators are willing to push it. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comic Crusaders - Jamin Pierson Feb 28, 2018

    I didn't hate the issue, but I certainly didn't like it. Full transparency, I'm not a big Suicide Squad fan,which isn't helped whenthe issue in questionwasn't executed well. If the creative team can make adjustments, and think through their issues moving forward, there may be some hope for the Suicide Squad. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Batman-News - Casper Rudolph Mar 2, 2018

    If I were you, I'd just quietly move away toward other books on stands this week. But if you do buy this book, at least you'll have stellar artwork and there's a fantastic Sorrentino variant cover available that would be a nice addition to the collection. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    DDJamesB Mar 5, 2018

    Another solid issue. Suicide Squad started off so good and after Justice League vs Suicide Suad it kind of just became an OK book. The last arc and this one have been bringing back the goods and I hope to see more stories like this one.

  • 7.0
    Nihilist Feb 28, 2018

    Finally, a pretty solid Suicide Squad issue! For once I was genuinely interested in how the story is going to unravel, instead of just browsing the comic page after page without no real emotions.
    I still wouldn't call it perfect or outstanding, but it was an enjoyable huge step forward compared to what we've seen in previous months. Hack's motivations and reasoning were both compelling, showing her in shades of grey, not just pure black or white.

    One thing that hasn't changed is definitely art - it's still a bit inconsistent, same as its predecessors. Some panels, like Deadshot strangling Katana, look great and dynamic, but it's not something I would say about the issue overall. Same as previous issues, having some strong, n more

  • 5.5
    Herushalaim Mar 4, 2018

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