The Boys #24

Writer: Garth Ennis Artist: Darick Robertson Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment Release Date: October 29, 2008 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 2
6.8Critic Rating
7.0User Rating

Hughie goes undercover to investigate G-Wiz, the junior team in John Godolkin's massive network of billion dollar superheroes. Butcher and the Legend talk turkey, MM plays detective, and Annie January hears something she shouldn't-- as We Gotta Go Now continues. WE GOTTA GO NOW PART TWO Featuring two covers as part of a continuing series of guest cover artists (all leading up to issue #30), this issue the legendary Howard Chaykin (50/50)!

  • 7.0
    Comic Book Resources - Chad Nevett Oct 30, 2008

    The rest of the team keeps itself busy with various tasks, none of which add up to much yet, but suggest payoffs in future issues. This is one of the slighter issues of "The Boys" with so much of it taken up with Hughie and G-Whiz, but there are also a few funny moments, including the final page where G-Whiz arrive at the G-Men's mansion to find them at the door posing in a ridiculous fashion. Again, Robertson's art is the perfect match for Ennis's writing as he poses the G-Men in some of the most cliche and absurd poses. The Boys is a joy to read if only because of the creative cohesion between Ennis and Robertson, and this issue is no exception. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    IGN - Dan Phillips Oct 29, 2008

    In between fart jokes and masturbation gags, Ennis sort of lays down the foundation for a mystery, makes a couple more easy digs at his Justice League team, then tops it all off with yet another cryptic conversation between the Legend and Butcher. There's one somewhat humorous scene involving a coincidental crossing of paths between Hughie and Starlight, but Ennis doesn't stick with the scene long enough to make it pay-off in a worthwhile fashion. In the end, the issue lacks the requisite amount of brains, heart and story, and we're left holding what amounts to a series of easy and poorly thought out jokes about the X-Men. Read Full Review

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