Superboy #9

Writer: Jeff Lemire Artist: Pier Gallo Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: July 6, 2011 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 3
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Trapped in the twisted lair of the Hollow Men, Superboy, Psionic Lad and Simon must wage a desperate battle for the souls of Smallville!

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

    A lot of very enjoyable shenanigans, but somewhat random and not completely gelled together yet. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Vine - Mat 'Inferiorego' Elfring Jul 6, 2011

    Superboy is one of the most fun reads on the shelf. The book doesn't blow me away, but it keeps me smiling front to back. The art and writing are great, and as I said before, if you love Silver Age stories, then you'll love this issue, as long as you don't mind a super-annoying advert from Subway (eat fresh!). Superboy is a highly under-rated book and character. It has a light hearted attitude, and hey, with all the super-serious comics out there, we could all use a little fun. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Book Resources - Greg McElhatton Jul 6, 2011

    With the comic almost over, Lemire is pulling out his surprises, and it's nice to get a cliffhanger which not only will catch most readers off guard, but also suddenly explains a great deal about the story to date. It's a fun twist, and it's another reminder to check out Lemire's two new series ("Animal Man" and "Frankenstein, Agent of S.H.A.D.E.") this next month. (Happily, they're getting two issues fall. I've grown to look forward to new issues of "Superboy," and while this one didn't disappoint, it's a shame there are only two more to come. Read Full Review

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