The Boys: Herogasm #1
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The Boys: Herogasm #1

Writer: Garth Ennis Artist: John McCrea Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment Release Date: May 20, 2009 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 2
5.3Critic Rating
7.0User Rating

NOTE: This comic is for adult viewers only, due to sexual content and nudity.
An evil so profound it threatens all mankind... the mightiest heroes on the planet uniting to defend us all... a secret crisis of such utter finality that a countdown to civil or infinite war seems unavoidable... but have you ever wondered what really happens during Crossovers? The Seven, Payback, Teenage Kix, Fantastico and every other supe on Earth team up for an annual event like no other... and where the supes go, can a certain 'five complications and a dog' be far behind? Vought-American prepare to make their move, in a story that will change the world o more

  • 6.0
    Comic Book Resources - Chad Nevett May 20, 2009

    While there isn't a lot going on here beyond variations on the same joke, "Herogasm" #1 is a brisk and entertaining read. Hopefully the amount of time spent on mining "superpeople having lewd sex" here means the plot will pick up next issue. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Eye On Comics - Don MacPherson May 31, 2009

    McCrea and Burns offer exaggerated, twisted visuals that are in keeping with the excesses of the plot and characters, though it's sketchy at times, lacking in detail when it comes to the peripheral players. The thing is that this story - meant to be an exploration of morals (or a lack thereof) - seems to call for a darker, more cynical tone, but the art is quite bright. That's of course attributable in part to Tony Avina's colors, but the line art is almost devoid of darkness and shadows. It's understandable, given the tropical backdrop, but it feels as though a darker mood is still called for here. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Comic Book Bin - Herv St-Louis May 28, 2009

    The artwork was uneven. The proportions are off and the work feels expedited. The best part of the artwork is the scenery. The backgrounds and vehicles are all well rendered hinting that perhaps the artist is the wrong choice for a series thats focused on the human body and what goes on between consented adults. Read Full Review

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