Metal Society #5

Writer: Zack Kaplan Artist: Guilherme Balbi, Marco Lesko Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: September 7, 2022 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 3
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Fight night. It's the finale, and the bell has rung. The courageous Rosa Genthree and the resilient WOL-421313 will face off in the ultimate battle between man and machine. Who will have the heart to deliver the final blow, and who will walk out of the stadium a champion?

  • 10
    The Comicbook Dispatch - Lukke Sweet Sep 7, 2022

    Metal Society #5 is the perfect ending to an entertaining mini-series. It gives readers a satisfying conclusion and finally lets them see the hyped fight between Rosa & Wol to determine who will reign supreme, Humans or Robots. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Graphic Policy - Brett Sep 7, 2022

    As a finale, Metal Society #5 delivers a satisfying ending. The story itself feels a bit short but the fight is brutal and as far as MMA, it's pretty satisfying. On it's own, the issue is a bit mixed but as far as wrapping up the series, it ends things in an interesting way. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    You Don't Read Comics - Russ Bickerstaff Sep 7, 2022

    The more sophisticated end of a sci-fi story of this type could have been much more deftly brought to the page if Kaplan had rendered the world around the match in a bit more detail. There isnt enough to differentiate between humans and robots in this particular world, and as a result, the thematic stakes of the match arent all that clear. The ending feels like a really natural outgrowth of the similarities between robots and humans, but its kind of difficult to tell quite exactly what it is thats been resolved on a larger level once the readers eyes cross the final panel. Read Full Review

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