M.O.M.: Mother of Madness #2

Writer: Emilia Clarke, Marguerite Bennett Artist: Leila Leiz Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: August 25, 2021 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 6
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Game of Thrones superstar EMILIA CLARKE returns with an OVERSIZED THREE-ISSUE MINISERIES! Maya's powers (and popularity!) explode! Bath time's at 7 p.m., bedtime's at 8 p.m., and crime fighting never sleeps when a villain out of Maya's shadowy past comes to collect. Can she catch criminals and be home before the school run?!

  • 10
    ComicBook.com - Jenna Anderson Aug 25, 2021

    Mother of Madness is easily one of the most invigorating and satisfying comics I've read this year, and if you're not reading it, you're missing out. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    But Why Tho? - Charles Hartford Aug 25, 2021

    M.O.M.: Mother of Madness #2 delivers a great second issue to its character-rich story, even if its opening comes across a little heavy-handed. Read Full Review

  • 8.9
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Aug 25, 2021

    Leila Leiz does some great work with the art in this issue. The story and its art meld together perfectly with the visuals deftly matching the tone and mood of the story at every level. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    AIPT - David Brooke Aug 24, 2021

    M.O.M.: Mother of Madness #2 is an interesting second issue that further fleshes out who our protagonist is and why the actions in her past life made her into this powerful superhero. In many ways, M.O.M.: Mother of Madnessreads like a personal manifesto or diary that needs to be shared and respected in order to save the world. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    You Don't Read Comics - Russ Bickerstaff Aug 25, 2021

    The crazy energy of M.O.M. could be harnessed in a way that would make for a more appealing mini-series. Still, the narrative feels like its scattered all over the place. From a misunderstanding about a crime to life as a minor celebrity under the mask. To establishing a heros life WHILE establishing a big villain to mirror her. If it were all framed more compellingly, it could really turn into something fascinating. The opening issue really felt like it WAS going to be THAT. The second issue feels like a bit of a mess. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    BGCP - Michael Lennox Aug 31, 2021

    This issue is the mother of all messes, there are two many of everything from flashbacks, narrations, fourth-wall-breaking to friends who have unlimited resources and talent to solve all of her problems. There is a story here but it needed to be stretched over maybe 10 issues and heavily controlled by someone with strong talent and the ability to shape a story cohesively. This could have empowered many women (and men) through its strong message of chaos and growth but it's so hard to read that unfortunately many will discard both the message because of the execution of it. Read Full Review

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