Rogue Sun #1

Writer: Ryan Parrott Artist: Abel, Chris O'Halloran Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: March 2, 2022 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 14 User Reviews: 17
8.5Critic Rating
8.2User Rating

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Yesterday: New Orleans' greatest hero, ROGUE SUN, was murdered.
Today: rebellious teenager DYLAN SIEGEL discovers that Rogue Sun was his estranged father, Marcus-and that he's inherited his father's mantle. Tasked with protecting our world from the forces of the supernatural-and solving his father's murder-Dylan will be forced to come to terms with the man he's spent the majority of his life hating.
From acclaimed writer RYAN PARROTT (Mighty Morphin, Power Rangers, Dead Day) and rising star artist ABEL (Harley Quinn, Crimes of Passion) comes A SUPERNATURAL MURDER MYSTERY that explores the complicated bond between father and son and ce more

  • 10
    Get Your Comic On - Dave Jones Mar 13, 2022

    Rogue Sun is the comic book hero we have been waiting for. I was anxious to see what this book was all about but instantly Ryan Parrott's blistering story had me sold. Read Full Review

  • 10
    But Why Tho? - Collier "CJ" Jennings Feb 17, 2022

    Rogue Sun #1 is a blazing, bold entry into Image Comics' new superhero universe, choosing to ground its supernatural adventures by focusing on the relationship between a father and his son. If you love Radiant Black, I definitely think you should pick this series up. Read Full Review

  • 9.4
    Geek'd Out - Gregory Brothers Mar 2, 2022

    Rogue Sun #1is a solid introduction issue. It's deep in character development while not weighed down with semantics, and the hook at the end makes you want to come back for more. Read Full Review

  • 9.1
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Mar 2, 2022

    Abel delivers some fantastic imagery throughout this first issue. The art is dynamic and beautifully detailed. The action is thrilling and the characters look fantastic. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comics Bookcase - Gregory Lujan Mar 2, 2022

    Rogue Sun #1 delivers an overture that is unexpected, captivating, and inviting, that any reader can jump in on. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Multiversity Comics - Alexander Manzo Mar 7, 2022

    A solid introduction to a spin-off series that gives the impression it will be able to more than stand on its own. It does a great job of showing the reader the circumstances of the new protagonist, but it does lack the action it hints at. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    AIPT - David Brooke Mar 1, 2022

    Rogue Sun #1 is a promising start to a superhero series that feels fresh, focusing on its characters while throwing them into unique dynamics. There's a familiarity with the superhero as tropes are present, but it's incredibly fresh at the same time. More importantly, this first issue is incredibly accessible and is an easy pick up for anyone who loves superheroes and wants something a little different. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    DC Comics News - Carl Bryan Mar 1, 2022

    Issue #1 is always a gamble for any company. However, Image does a great job of hitting for the fence on all issue #1. Look at Spawn. Walking Dead, Nocterra to name a few. Who knows"Rogue Sun may catch on like those. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Pastrami Nation - Jeremiah Gagnon Mar 22, 2022

    Overall I enjoyed reading this. This seems like a story that will be worth reading and to keep up with. They don't hold your hand and provide little details here and there to show us that there is more going on in this world than just what we see. I have questions that I hope will be answered as the story progresses: who is Mr. Abernathy, and why does he know Rogue Sun? What is Rogue Sun's power set? What are his weaknesses? Who are the supervillains who mask themselves and have gone toe to toe with Rogue Sun in the past? How will Dylan learn to control his new found powers? I am eager to know the answers and see how deep Rogue Sun goes. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Kabooooom - Matt Morrison Feb 6, 2022

    Rogue Sun #1 is original and daring. While the individual components may seem familiar, their assembly is something different and the execution is masterful. A must read for all superhero fans! Read Full Review

  • 8.0 - Adam Barnhardt Mar 2, 2022

    It has the meat and potatoes of a classic superhero tale, just a little heavy on the potatoes as of now. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Major Spoilers - Christopher Rondeau Mar 3, 2022

    Rogue Sun #1 introduces a simple plot drawn and colored beautifully by the creative team. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    COMICON - Tom Smithyman Jan 31, 2022

    When superhero Rogue Sun is killed in battle on the streets of New Orleans, son Dylan must inherit the mantle. But is the rogue son ready to pick up where his estranged father left off? Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Big Comic Page - Adam Brown Feb 13, 2022

    Rogue Sun has loads to love. Im a fan of the art direction and costume choices here. The prose works for me and whilst Im not gushing over the character of Dylan, I dont think were meant to; this despite all the reasonable excuses. Im just not sold on what new delights and places Rogue Sun can explore, and where this can, and will, go. That said, given all the good stuff going on, and the strength of talent in the team, I would certainly lean towards optimism. Read Full Review

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