Void Rivals #3

Writer: Robert Kirkman Artist: Matheus Lopes Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: August 16, 2023 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 12 User Reviews: 23
8.5Critic Rating
9.0User Rating

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ROBERT KIRKMAN & LORENZO DE FELICI's new shared universe debuts a monstrous new villain!

Fighting for their lives to return to the Sacred Ring, Darak and Solila face a new threat-capture! And they're not the only prisoners on this ship...

  • 10
    ComicsOnline - Matt Sernaker Aug 16, 2023

    Kirkman and team continue to tell a captivating story in this new chapter of Void Rivals. I love the dynamic between Darak and Solila, and appreciate the callbacks to the weirder elements from Transformers G1 & The Transformers: The Movie. The inclusions all seem to have a purpose, moving the narrative along while providing additional enjoyment for those of us who grew up watching the robots in disguise. De Felici and Lopes' art style and color choices are more impressive with each passing issue, ensuring that the outer space adventures of these characters are striking and rich. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles Aug 15, 2023

    Void Rivals has emerged as an out of nowhere top contender for one of the best titles of the second half of 2023. The next few months will tell if assuming the quality and enjoyment factor remains this high Void Rivals will simply stand out as one of the years overall best books. Read Full Review

  • 9.4
    The Comic Book Spot - Theodis Wright Aug 17, 2023

    This is world-building at its finest. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comic Book Revolution - Kevin Lainez Aug 14, 2023

    Robert Kirkman and Lorenzo De Felici deliver the best issue of this series to date with Void Rivals #3. Darak and Solila continue to stand out as strong leads. The integration of Transfomers is both handled to naturally be part of the development in the story and give fans of the franchise moments to get excited over. The ending of Void Rivals #3 is a strong hook to want to learn what is truly going on with Darak and Solila. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Gonkbonk - Javier Reyes Aug 18, 2023

    Void Rivals delivers its most action-packed issue yet while developing the dynamics between its two lead characters. This adventure through a strange new cosmos is quickly picking up from here. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Comical Opinions - Gabriel Hernandez Aug 16, 2023

    VOID RIVALS #3 is an adventurous, entertaining entry in the sci-fi series that elevates an already engaging story with equally intriguing connections to Transformers lore. Kirkmans script leans heavily into the spirit of adventure, and De Felicis art is the strongest yet. Read Full Review

  • 8.2
    Graphic Policy - Brett Aug 16, 2023

    Void Rivals #3 is another issue that'll have you pointing and saying “ooo ooo ooo” when the reference is revealed. The main story itself is decent and gets intriguing at the end but so far it's seeing the connections that have been the real draw. While Void Rivals #3 isn't a must for Transformers fans, it's a fun one to pick up. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Henchman-4-Hire - Sean Ian Mills Aug 19, 2023

    Another solid and enjoyable chapter in this ongoing space adventure series, though I kinda wish the larger picture would start to show itself. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Nerd Initiative - Ken M. Aug 16, 2023

    The Energon Universes odd couple dives further into danger with another excellent chapter. Kirkman, De Felici and the team waste no time building the tension and turmoil to a show-stopping conclusion. Make plans to pick this issue up as the story hasnt begun to even hit its next level yet! Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    AIPT - Colin Moon Aug 15, 2023

    Developing both its own unique niche and hinting at the larger Transformers aspects of the Energon Universe, Void Rivals is something impossibly unique: a compellingly self-reliant narrative working within licensed-comic territory. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    COMICON - Olly MacNamee Aug 14, 2023

    ‘Void Rivals' #3 moves at a quick pace with our two potential allies trying to escape the clutches of the Skuxxoid mercenary we met last issue, but not without their fair share of problems and deception. World building, fan-pleasing, but just not dramatic enough. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    ComicBook.com - Christian Hoffer Aug 16, 2023

    This feels like a good old-school sci-fi story, which really captures the potential vibe of Image's foray into licensed comics. Read Full Review

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