Superboy #5

Writer: Jeff Lemire Artist: Pier Gallo Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: March 9, 2011 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 2
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Get ready for the first-ever Superboy/Kid Flash race! Bart Allen may have the speed, but Conner Kent has the power who will win?! Meanwhile, a dangerous threat is nipping at their heels, one that may mean the end for Superboy, Kid Flash and all of Smallville!

  • 8.4
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Minhquan Nguyen Mar 9, 2011

    A relaxing issue which manages to be enjoyable, while also tying together some of the different plotlines Lemire has set in place. However, it's strangely moody for such a fun premise, and certainly more could have been done with it. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comic Book Resources - Doug Zawisza Mar 10, 2011

    This issue provides an interlude for the wackiness and calamity that has decked Smallville for the past four issues, but there are portents in this issue that more wackiness and calamity is on the way. Those stories will blossom in the months to come, certainly, but they'll be joined by Doomsday. Lemire popped by to discuss the upcoming Doomsday appearance in the next issue of "Superboy." This series provides an interesting sample of the DC Universe, slightly tinted through super-glasses, but for me, it's just not clicking right now. Read Full Review

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