Teen Titans #25

Writer: Geoff Johns Artist: Matthew Clark Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: June 22, 2005 Critic Reviews: 2
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"The Insiders" part 3, continued from OUTSIDERS #24. Recovering from their first confrontation with Lex Luthor, the Titans and the Outsiders come under fire by another secret weapon--a squad of Superman robots! Continued in OUTSIDERS #25.

  • 5.0
    Comics Bulletin - Shaun Manning Jun 30, 2005

    As much as crossovers are meant to generate excitement (and this particular crossover to generate excitement for Infinite Crisis), the "Insiders" arc has represented some of the least-engaging issues of both Teen Titans and Outsiders. Sure, Winick's title has hit lower lows (the John Walsh guest appearance springing immediately to mind), but after the shock of Indigo's duplicity and Superboy dancing on Luthor's puppet strings, the team-up has plodded along from one uninspired fight scene to another. Between the battles, a few inspired scenes emerge, but most issues of a book penned by Johns or Winick would be bursting with this meaty goodness. Here, their powers combined serve up only a few dry, tiny morsels. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Jul 5, 2005

    Matthew Clark's work reminds me of the flood of artists that arrived on the scene in the 1990s who were making an effort to emulate the work of fan favourite Jim Lee, and needless to say these copies were never quite the equal of the original. In fact, it was this period in the 1990s that taught me to appreciate the artists who took the time to develop their own style. Now Matthew Clark's work is perfectly fine, and I'm sure he has a legion of fans who are prepared to say his work is the best this book has ever seen, but speaking for myself his art strikes me as looking exactly like a half dozen other artists. While he has the fundamentals down, there's nothing about his work that really grabbed my attention. There's a scene in this issue where Wonder Girl is supposed to be unleashing her full fury on the Superman robots, and the scene simply didn't pack the visual punch that the writing was asking for. Still, there is a nice arrival moment, as Lex and his son enter the battle, and Read Full Review

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