The Unexpected #8

Writer: Steve Orlando Artist: Ronan Cliquet Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: January 9, 2019 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 7 User Reviews: 5
7.8Critic Rating
4.1User Rating

In defusing the Nth metal isotope, the Unexpected have accidentally given the Bad Samaritan what he's always wanted: a doorway to the Dark Multiverse and Mandrakk! But Monitor World isn't just a doorway, it's a trapdoor. With the Multiverse on life support, opening it might just be the kill-shot everyone's feared.

  • 10
    Infinite Earths - J.D. Jr. Jan 10, 2019

    A fantastical voyage that delivers on every possible front! Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comic Book Bin - Deejay Dayton Jan 15, 2019

    While it may be too late to start picking up this book, I would still recommend grabbing the collected edition, certain to show up in a few months. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Fortress of Solitude - George Chrysostomou Jan 9, 2019

    As action packed and unexpected as its title, the finale of the series lives up to its previous issues, providing a satisfying and creative conclusion. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    DC Comics News - Ari Bard Jan 9, 2019

    Albeit a little rushed,The Unexpectedfinale bridges together numerous important events across the multiverse through a beautiful allegory of creation and destruction that highlights the importance of the artists in this world. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Jan 10, 2019

    As The Unexpected wraps up its run with this final issue, The Unexpected #8, it's clear what the series' problem was as a whole " I have never actually been sure who the title was about. Read Full Review

  • 6.8
    Weird Science - Jeremy Daw Jan 9, 2019

    A surprisingly warm and heartfelt ending can't disguise this series' significant flaws and failings. This ending may have been clearer and more entertaining than recent issues, but the writer's lack of finesse in expressing big concepts (particularly through dialogue) continues to make reading more of a chore than a joy. Cliquet's art is good and, in two particular instances, poster-worthy, but the impression of the title as a garish muddle of mostly flat characterization and the histrionic incident remains. Read Full Review

  • 6.0 - Matthew Mueller Jan 9, 2019

    Overall this issue is fine, but doesn't rise beyond that. Read Full Review

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