Metal Society #3

Writer: Zack Kaplan Artist: Guilherme Balbi, Marco Lesko Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: July 6, 2022 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 1
7.6Critic Rating
7.0User Rating

The training begins. After Rosa publicly accepts WOL-421313's challenge, both fighters set out to train with their respective coaches. But while human leaders encourage Rosa to focus more on playing human spokesperson for humanity's image, WOL is compelled to dramatically upgrade himself in order to win at all costs.

  • 8.5
    Graphic Policy - Brett Jul 6, 2022

    Metal Society #3 is another great entry in the series. It entertains with a futuristic take on MMA but also has an underlying aspect to it that explores so many themes and concepts. It's a comic that can be enjoyed on multiple levels. For those that enjoy "sports comics, this is one that's not to be missed. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    You Don't Read Comics - Russ Bickerstaff Jul 6, 2022

    Kaplan and company are developing a fun drama. It may not live up to the potential of a solid conflict between human and robot, but theres more than enough in the murky grittiness of the drama to keep everything moving from beginning to end. The robot end of things still feels like a weird echo of humanity without enough to separate it from the humans that are being oppressed, but that might work when things resolve in the final issue if Kaplan and company can make the similarities between the two groups compelling enough by the final panel.  Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    The Comicbook Dispatch - Dispatchdcu Jul 6, 2022

    The characters and settings are distinct and recognizable which helps the readers with continuity between issues.  Paired with this, Leskos colors are unbelievable, communicating the tone and emotion that is evident in Kaplans writing and taking it to new heights.   Read Full Review

  • 6.0 - Logan Moore Jul 6, 2022

    I continue to like the world-building and themes found within Metal Society, but the main story beats have yet to grab me in a meaningful way. Read Full Review

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