The Other History of the DC Universe #5

Writer: John Ridley Artist: Giuseppe Camuncoli Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: July 28, 2021 Cover Price: $6.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 14
7.9Critic Rating
7.5User Rating

Being a superhero runs in Anissa Pierce’s family. It’s been a part of her life in one way or another since her father, Jefferson Pierce, first started to fight crime as Black Lightning. Despite what her parents tell her, despite what the world tells her, Anissa knows that she has the same calling as her father. But as Anissa takes on the mantle of Thunder, she must grapple with a very different world than the one that her father first patrolled.
The critically acclaimed creative team of Academy Award-winning screenwriter John Ridley (12 Years a Slave, Let It Fall) and artists Giuseppe Camuncoli and Andrea Cucchi bring The Other H more

  • 10
    Dark Knight News - Kendra Hale Jul 31, 2021

    “As individuals we stumble. Alone we fall. But as people together, we rise.” Read Full Review

  • 8.7
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Jul 27, 2021

    Camuncoli and Cucchi continue to deliver some beautiful imagery throughout this issue. The art always seems to find a personal tone and connects with the reader on that level. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Jul 27, 2021

    John Ridley chose an extremely ambitious path with this series, addressing comic book history, real history, and character spotlights all in one go. Sometimes it works. Other times it collapses under its own weight and leaves us with an imperfect shot at a masterpiece. Read Full Review

  • 6.0 - Chase Magnett Jul 28, 2021

    This story will leave readers encouraged to seek out what was summarized in these pages whether or net it exists in comics from the past or present. Read Full Review

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