Dynamo 5 #1

Writer: Jay Faerber Artist: Mahmud A. Asrar Publisher: Image Comics Critic Reviews: 5
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  • 10
    Comics Bulletin - Ray Tate Mar 10, 2007

    I didn't know what to expect from the Dynamo Five, but I'm so impressed that I'm adding it to my subscription list. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Comics Bulletin - Bruce Logan Mar 16, 2007

    As I stated before, whether it be in the fight scenes or just simple character interactions, there is a life to Dynamo5 that is present both in the writing and the art. In addition, I left out commenting on the ending because that is something I dont want to spoil. Go read the issue for that. Really, go read it. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comics Bulletin - Kevin Powers Mar 8, 2007

    This title has the potential to be the next Invincible. It provides another alternative take on superheroes with a great dysfunctional twist. I was pleasantly surprised by this issue and must give props to Mike Diaz for pointing it out in his column. This is my pick of the week. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Eye On Comics - Don MacPherson Apr 10, 2007

    Creators Jay Faerber and Mahmud Asrar prove that the strength of the first issue of this novel super-hero title was no fluke with another solid story that combines old-school action with a premise that opens the door to interesting possibilities for characterization. Faerber's script is thoroughly accessible, and I like how different dynamics, personalities and attitudes are emerging among the protagonists. Slingshot is developing into a natural leader, and Scrap's tough exterior is balanced by her insecurities about making her dream of a career as a filmmaker come true. Faerber also maintains a strong balance in his portrayal of Maggie Warner; she's determined and ruthless, but there's a maternal quality that's beginning to shine through here. My one qualm with the story is that Whiptail's motives for rampaging through the city aren't apparent at all. Mahmud Asrar's art continues to impress. His work is dynamic and full of energy, and his style is still reminiscent of such strong supe Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comics Bulletin - Matthew McLean Mar 9, 2007

    Dynamo5 is an interesting concept that is flawed in its creative execution. In the end, this first issue is a flat book that doesnt deliver much in the way of entertainment. Read Full Review

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