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No / One #1

Writer: Kyle Higgins, Brian Buccellato Artist: Geraldo Borges Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: March 15, 2023 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 10 User Reviews: 10
8.9Critic Rating
8.8User Rating

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MINISERIES PREMIERE

Ten months ago, the Richard Roe murders shocked the city of Pittsburgh. In the months since, the killings have sparked a dangerous political movement, copycat killers, and a masked vigilante who's still determined to hold the powerful accountable. Not a symbol. Not a hero. They could be anyone. They're NO/ONE.

Superstar writers KYLE HIGGINS (RADIANT BLACK) and BRIAN BUCCELLATO (Chicken Devil) and rising-star artist GERALDO BORGES (Nightwing) bring you the extra-length first chapter of a true crime superhero drama in its own corner of the MASSIVE-VERSE!

PLUS! The story continues in "Who is No/One, more

  • 10
    COMICON - Tom Smithyman Mar 14, 2023

    A blockbuster first issue kicks off this limited series. The writers have taken the serial killer trope and turned it on its head with fantastic results. While it's still early, with only one issue in, this is a contender for series of the year. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles Mar 15, 2023

    No/One gets off to a fantastic start and seems like its going to be the next great Image mystery saga for 2023. Read Full Review

  • 10
    ComicsOnline - Matt Sernaker Mar 14, 2023

    It's no secret that the ComicsOnline team is a fan of the Massive-Verse, but our admiration and appreciation has been well earned. Kyle Higgins continues his innovative approach to the comic book industry, once again demonstrating that he isn't afraid to break from conventional storytelling by incorporating new media elements into the reader experience. His fingerprints are all over this book, and you can't help but be excited for what he has in store for readers. NO/ONE succeeds at providing readers with a unique, engaging, and suspenseful thrill rideall in the first issue. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comic Watch - Dustin Gebel Mar 15, 2023

    Those elements feed the noir aesthetic of the book and allow style to overtake the cracks of the book. Englert and Otsmane-Elhaous work on the coloring and lettering respectively reinforce those noir elements, playing up the hacker elements along with hard-hitting reporting. NO/ONE #1 and its accompanying podcast Who is NO/ONE is a fun read, and an even more compelling listen, that scratches an itch for street-level, noir-themed superhero mystery. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    AIPT - Collier Jennings Mar 15, 2023

    No/One #1 proves that the Massiveverse isn't running out of steam any time soon, delivering a visually stunning and tightly-wound superhero noir thriller. It's a great reminder of everything I love about comics, as well as a glimpse of what they can be. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Mar 15, 2023

    Borges crafts some beautiful imagery throughout the issue. I love the mixture of superhero moments from rooftops paired with detective noir moments and how they blend together visually. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Multiversity Comics - Kobi Bordoley Mar 16, 2023

    High caliber, ambitious, and stone cold, "No/One should satisfy any fan looking for the intersection of intellectual crime noir and sleek superhero drama. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Comic Book Revolution - Kevin Lainez Mar 13, 2023

    As soon as you open No/One #1 you are immediately invested in the world Kyle Higgins, Brian Buccellato, and Geraldo Borges craft. While you are dropped in the middle of a murder mystery already in-development you are rewarded the deeper you get into No/One #1 as we learn more about the characters and story. It all comes together for a must-read comic book. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Capes & Tights - Justin Soderberg Mar 16, 2023

    The oversized debut issue allows for more story and the additional pages at the back, including a Wikipedia-style one page with information about the story is a great way to kick-off the miniseries.While you don't need to read the entire Massive-Verse to understand what is going on between the pages of this debut issue, we will always recommend this amazing superhero universe from Higgins. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    ComicBook.com - Jenna Anderson Mar 15, 2023

    While not perfect, this is definitely an engrossing debut issue, and I'm curious to see what else the book has in store. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    ResearchReader May 22, 2023

    If you like a crime/detective story, then this is a solid start. A lot of unknowns and they make you work for it. If you read the book a second time, you pick up a lot more than what you got from the first run based on the art mixing with the dialogue. Are secrets hidden? People lying? Where will the plot go?

    This is how the first issue of a murder mystery should be written.

  • 9.5
    Hailey Mar 18, 2023

    This is a dense book, but is worth it. In just one issue you become immersed in this world.

  • 9.0
    Liberty K May 6, 2023

    Just when you think it’s just a compelling crime drama with several well developed characters, BAM, it’s also a hero Mag. I love when new takes on caped crusaders are unique without being totally cynical. I’m so excited to see what’s next!

  • 9.0
    StarKnight May 3, 2023

    Incredible writing and excellent pacing. Can't wait for more!

  • 9.0
    Williamflipper Mar 30, 2023

    Unbelievably good. The art is not amazing but it fits perfectly the mood and the story.

  • 9.0
    Toonstrack Mar 17, 2023

    A very well done introduction to this crime superhero story set in my hometown no less!

    Artwork is solid and captures the gray and blue and orange tones of nighttime Pittsburgh, and sets off several storylines weaving in and out of this narrative about a masked vigilante taking matters into his own hands.

    Theres also a tie in podcast which is a very cool and unique way of connecting dots within a story, but I haven't listened to it yet.

    The comic is good on its own but im guessing the podcast will help readers connect the dots. Looking forward to seeing how it all plays out.

  • 9.0
    thecimmerian Mar 17, 2023

    This book doesn't hold your hand throughout, which is a nice change of pace. Your thrown into the middle of a story of murder and mystery with no life preserver and it's a blast. I believe it's ten issues, so I'm not sure if it will get stale or not, but for now I'm on board. Still have yet to check out the pod cast but if it's as fun as the book I'll be happy.

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  • 6.5
    randyalpha Feb 15, 2024

    This was tedious!
    Art is a 8
    Story telling drifts off into media ethics and co-operations...4 out of ten
    I know it would have something to do with the plot later on but man find another way to bring this information in.
    The main story was interesting when they got around to it and will read next issue but writer has to be more concise to sell more books!

  • 9.5
    _maite14 Apr 27, 2023

  • 7.5
    Happywifelife Jul 22, 2023

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