Buck Rogers #3

Writer: Scott Beatty Artist: Carlos Rafael Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment Release Date: August 26, 2009 Cover Price: $3.5 Critic Reviews: 2
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The future begins now! The reviews are in and Buck Rogers is a hit! Here's what people are saying about issue #0 (which juts hit stands as we prepare to solicit issue #3:ComicsBulletin: "In short, the writing and art on Buck Rogers whets my appetite for more, and just because as advertised this is the end of Buck's adventures, there are enough questions silently posed to serve as the backbone for a series."ComicsWaitingRoom: "This is sort of the makeover that Battlestar Galactica got, but in comic book form. If it can reach that series' level of quality, Dynamite will have struck gold."BestShots: "Buck Rogers #0 really is a textbook example o more

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Ray Tate Aug 29, 2009

    Beatty infuses a mix of wit and daring-do. He also guarantees that Buck will not be another insufferable swaggering ass like Hal Jordan. The fact that Buck fails frequently and only succeeds by the seat of his pants is one of his most endearing qualities. Buck genuinely impresses by quickly orchestrating unexpected tactics. This strategizing is what signifies Buck's importance to the future. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comic Book Resources - Chad Nevett Aug 27, 2009

    "Buck Rogers" #3 presents some interesting and engaging ideas with a fantastic set up initially, but, as the issue progresses, it's hard to maintain interest as nothing seems dangerous or to matter a great deal. Beatty seems to be attempting to capture the awe and wonder of past Buck Rogers stories, while also grounding it in 21st century sensibilities of realism, and the two clash heavily, creating a mishmash of storytelling. Read Full Review

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