Charlies Angels #1

Writer: John Layman Artist: Joe Eisma Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment Release Date: June 27, 2018 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 10 User Reviews: 4
7.6Critic Rating
7.0User Rating

The Angels are back, baby! -The original Angels, Jill, Kelly and Sabrina! Travel back to the swingin' 70s, and revisit the butt-kicking, crime-fighting, mold-breaking lady detectives who took 70s TV by storm, ready to do the same to comics 40 years later! Break out your bell-bottoms, feather your hair, and jump back to a era of peanut-farmer presidents, gargantuan gas-guzzlers and foxy female detectives... for a globe-trotting adventure that's simply too big and epic for the 70s-era boob tube. Written by elderly Eisner winner and solicitation-writing former-superstar John Layman, and with art by his scrappy but lovable youngster pal, Joe Eism more

  • 10
    Infinite Earths - J.D. Jr. Jun 23, 2018

    A swingin' 70's set piece that proves everything is groovy once more. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Bounding Into Comics - Nathan Braudrick Jun 25, 2018

    In case you couldn't tell, I love this first issue of Charlie's Angels. There's no pretense here, no agenda pushing, no political slant being shoved onto us; just fun, escapist entertainment. The stuff comic books were built on. This first issue is everything I didn't even realize I wanted and now I can't wait to see what Layman, Eisma, and Celeste have for us next. Now". Where did I put my bellbottoms? Read Full Review

  • 9.1
    SciFiPulse - Ian Cullen Jun 26, 2018

    Overall. This is a great first issue with a cliffhanger that will definitelykeep fans guessing to next month. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    The Fandom Post - Chris Beveridge Jun 27, 2018

    Layman and Eisma have put together a very fun Charlie's Angels series here that I think captures a lot of the tone and style of the original in comic form, which comes with some of the limitations of the charm of the actors at the time and the breeziness of it all in live-action form. That said, this is a lot of fun and you do get that sense from the characters as they navigate what they're dealing with seriously but mix in just enough humor to that and complementing it more elsewhere so that they feel like authentic people. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Jun 20, 2018

    A fun first issue that keeps the aesthetics of the original series while crafting a new story with an interesting mystery forming. Read Full Review

  • 7.6
    Major Spoilers - Ingrid Lind-Jahn Jun 26, 2018

    The original Charlie's Angels in the 1970s " need I say more? Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Razorfine - Alan Rapp Jul 6, 2018

    Charlie's Angels #1 is lightweight but enjoyable and should please fans of the show. If it can latch on, I wonder if we'll see various teams of Angels or always the original three. Either way, writer John Layman and artist Joe Eisma provide some nostalgic fun. Worth a look. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Critical Blast - RJ Carter Jun 22, 2018

    This artwork from Joe Eisma is akin to what one might expect from a coloring book of CHARLIE'S ANGELS: THE ANIMATED SERIES. I've actually seen RICHIE RICH comics with more lifelike expressons. These Angels are sharp-edged, angular mannekins. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Daniel Gehen Jul 3, 2018

    Readers hoping for the next big thing for leading ladies in comics are going to be sorely disappointed. There are surely some that will point to the all-male creative team as a problem, but that really isnt the case. The real problem is that the source material these creators are drawing from just isnt very good. But they deserve credit for at least turning lemons into lemonade. Read Full Review

  • 3.5
    Bleeding Cool - Joshua Davison Jun 29, 2018

    Charlies Angels #1 is a nostalgia trap made for those who really miss the old series. I wont say that audience is invalid, but it doesnt accommodate anyone who would be interested in a genuinely fresh and interesting take on the comic like Dynamites own Nancy Drew #1, which came out a couple of weeks ago. I cant recommend Angels #1, as I genuinely find it unbearable. However, if you were a fan of the original series, you might find something worth enjoying in it. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    quadoxide Jun 30, 2018

    This is a perfectly fine first issue that (re)introduces us to the Angels (I didn't know their name before this) as well as sets-up the various plot elements that pushes the story forward into the next few issues. It's definitely fine but I don't like the tone of the book. It's not a dislike but more of a disagreement with the tone which I find too light.

    I understand the gag reflex against the entire dark revival movement that dominated pop culture in the past ten years or so but I feel that in this current political climate that we live in it's very easy to sound tone-deaf if you do things too lightly for a presumably for-adults book.

    All the parts of the issue are done well. We have a lead chara more

  • 5.0
    KFuqua Jun 28, 2018

    For some reason, I decided to give this one a try and now I really regret it. Terrible art and a nothing story just didn't do it for me. I will not try it again.

  • 9.0
    nickogle Jul 1, 2018

  • 8.0
    Martin Jun 30, 2018

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