Doc Savage #5

Writer: Chris Roberson Artist: Bilquis Evely Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment Release Date: April 30, 2014 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 3
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When a group of cultists takes control of an abandoned orbital weapon in 1988, threatening to burn whole cities unless their demands are met, the whole world is in a state of panic. Fortunately, Doc Savage and his aides are already in orbit repairing a communications satellite, and are the only ones who have a chance of averting disaster. But it's a slim chance...

  • 8.4
    SciFiPulse - Patrick Hayes May 9, 2014

    This is the Savage story I want to read. I only wish it could have been brighter. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Unleash The Fanboy - Harrison Rawdin Apr 30, 2014

    Doc Savage #5 is the type of comic I like to review. It revisits a style many might be unfamiliar with while updating its source in a competent way. It can be a bit shaky but it easily earns a recommendation from me. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Big Comic Page - Joe Morrison Apr 29, 2014

    Its a shame that theyve deviated from the characters pulpy roots because there could be some fantastic lost stories that creators could tell, giving a modern spin on an old character. Mike Mignolas work on titles like Lobster Johnson and Sledgehammer (as well as more obviously Savage inspired characters like Alan Moores Tom Strong and Warren Ellis Axel Brass) offer something more in tune with characters like this. Its less the Man of Bronze and more Man of Copper Im afraid. Read Full Review

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