Fire Power #1

Writer: Robert Kirkman Artist: Chris Samnee, Matthew Wilson Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: August 5, 2020 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 14
8.6Critic Rating
8.6User Rating

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SERIES PREMIERE! ALL-NEW monthly series created by ROBERT KIRKMAN and CHRIS SAMNEE! The one who wields the fire power is destined to save the world, but Owen Johnson has turned his back on that life. He doesn't want the power-he never did. He only wants to spend time with his family and live his life, but unseen forces are at work to make that impossible. Danger lurks around every corner as Owen's past comes back to haunt him.

This non-FCBD version will have an increased page count (44 pages total) and include a sketchbook section featuring commentary by Samnee and Kirkman.

  • 9.6
    Chuck's Comic Of The Day - Chuck Aug 9, 2020

    Do I need to tell you the art is amazing? Samnee is a master of mood and style - every page just sings! Kirkman shows his craftsmanship here as well - he knows when to intrude with crisp dialogue or an informative aside - and he knows when to get out of the way. Terrific work! Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    AIPT - David Brooke Aug 7, 2020

    Fire Power is a crowning achievement of how something so simple and usually boring can be intriguing and interesting. Fire Power is poignant, funny, heartfelt, and filled with adventure, and we haven't even gotten to the punching yet. It's a celebration of family in the face of dangers outside the home. Read Full Review

  • 9.3
    Comic Watch - Nicholas Osborn Aug 8, 2020

    There's no doubts about it, Kirkman, Samnee, Wilson and Wooton solidified the fact that they have a new hit on their hands with the release of Fire Power #1 and #2. It's well worth your time and money! Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    But Why Tho? - CJ Jan 1, 1970

    FirePower#1 flips the "chosen one" trope on its head beautifully, thanks to some amazing art and a solid script. While I do wish the issue was a bit more friendly to new readers, I highly suggest reading it and the graphic novel for the complete experience. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    Multiversity Comics - Kenneth Laster Aug 6, 2020

    "Fire Power" is the "I started a family but oh no my past is here" story without any huge reinvention but excellent art. Read Full Review

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