Superboy #6

Writer: Jeff Lemire Artist: Marco Rudy Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: April 13, 2011 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 4
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The epic "Reign of Doomsday" crossover hits SUPERBOY! How will the Kid of Steel defeat the monster that managed to kill the Man of Steel? And what is Doomsday's ultimate goal in attacking all these members of the Super-family? The mysteries deepen as Act I of this story rockets towards its conclusion!

  • 8.0
    X-Man's Comic Blog - x-man75 Apr 14, 2011

    Ignoring the SG stuff, this was an excellent comic. Unfortunately, I can't ignore it, so instead, this was simply a very good comic. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Minhquan Nguyen Apr 13, 2011

    I noticed Superboy is nominated for an Eisner Award for best new series"my sincere congratulations. But I'll be frank and say I don't think it deserves to win, especially against much more lively, better-plotted titles that aren't burdened with an early crossover. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    IGN - Apr 13, 2011

    Superboy #6 is successful around the horn. Rudy's work is a welcome, detailed change to the usual series artist, and Lemire advances the Doomsday plot while actually adding something to the Superboy character. Crossovers are not easy to do, and while "Reign of Doomsday" is mediocre at best, at least the Superboy series has benefitted from an engaging issue. Read Full Review

  • 2.0
    Comic Book Resources - Greg McElhatton Apr 13, 2011

    "Reign of Doomsday" seems to have one tangible ability so far, and that's to make creators that I'm normally excited about turn in lackluster work. Lemire and Rudy are just the latest to fall to Doomsday; they're both normally much better than this. I'd love to see them collaborate on another comic down the line, if only to show how good it can be. This is ultimately a big miss. Read Full Review

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