Junkyard Joe #1

Writer: Geoff Johns Artist: Gary Frank Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: October 5, 2022 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 15
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By the critically acclaimed team of GEOFF JOHNS, GARY FRANK & BRAD ANDERSON!
Throughout history, unlikely and strange heroes have risen and fallen, their identities and lives a secret. But for a Great Evil to be stopped, their stories must be told. They are The Unnamed fighting The Unknown War.
From the explosive pages of GEIGER comes JUNKYARD JOE! The world knows him as the comic strip by cartoonist Muddy Davis, but the truth stretches back to the Vietnam War. This is their story of sacrifice and brotherhood.

  • 10
    ComicBook.com - Nicole Drum Oct 5, 2022

    While this spinoff series takes readers deeper into that world long before the events of Geiger, it's a story that very much stands on its own, one that paints an unflinching look at the horrors of war, the impact of trauma, and what it means to be both human and humane. Read Full Review

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    Multiversity Comics - Alexander Manzo Oct 10, 2022

    A solid balancing act of friendship and the brutal elements of war for a debut issue that has a taste of science fiction. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    You Don't Read Comics - Russ Bickerstaff Oct 5, 2022

    Joes entire tour in Vietnam has been covered in the first issue. Johns could deploy a guy like Joe in just about any direction. Johns is also wise to dedicate the issue to actual military servicemen and women. Every cent of the profits goes to the National Coalition For Homeless Veterans in the U.S. and Veterans Aid in the U.K. So Joe may not be able to be everywhere (or really... anywhere on THIS side of the comics page), but hes helping veterans in his own way, which is actually kind of cool.  Read Full Review

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