FCBD 2017: Catalyst Prime: The Event #1

FCBD 2017: Catalyst Prime: The Event #1

Writer: Christopher Priest, Joseph Illidge Artist: Marco Turini, Jessica Kholinne Publisher: Lion Forge Comics Release Date: May 3, 2017 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 2
8.3Critic Rating
7.2User Rating

A mission to save the world from a rapidly-approaching asteroid changes the lives of five astronauts forever, and begins the rise of superhuman beings on Earth. Catalyst Prime: The Event, written by Christopher J. Priest (Deathstroke, Black Panther) and Joseph Phillip Illidge (Solarman), with art by Marco Turini (Secret Wars: Battleworld) and Jessica Kholinne (Secret Wars: Star-Lord & Kitty Pryde)! This FCBD one-shot launches the much anticipated Catalyst Prime universe and lays the groundwork for what's to come! [TEEN]

  • 10
    The Broken Infinite - Frank Rodriguez May 18, 2017

    One of the best single issues I have ever read. I'm definitely in towards Catalyst Prime. Grab and read this book now. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Comicosity - Matt Santori May 6, 2017

    If you are looking to jump into a bold new world that is sure to hold a lot of surprises long term and give you a universe that actually truly is more diverse, Catalyst Prime: The Event is the free book to grab today. Dont miss it. This is the start of a better, more dangerous tomorrow for comics. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Newsarama - C.K. Stewart May 4, 2017

    Catalyst Prime: The Event is absolutely a steal as a free book, and is guaranteed to leave you curious about the world of Catalyst Prime and the villainy revealed in the shocking final pages. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Doom Rocket - Courtney Ryan May 5, 2017

    Catalyst Prime: The Event is a captivating introduction to one of the most anticipated superhero imprints in years. Even when it stumbles slightly by being a bit overcrowded, it still generates intrigue and sets a heartening pace. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Capeless Crusader - Murphy Leigh May 7, 2017

    Overall, my verdict for this is the same as my verdict for Noble #1 " get in on the ground floor! Catalyst Prime looks like it will be exactly the kind of superhero line that the genre needs desperately right now. I personally can't wait to see where this goes, and what other kinds of choices Priest, Illidge and the rest of the Catalyst Prime writers will make in the coming months. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comic Crusaders - Johnny "The Machine" Hughes May 4, 2017

    New universes can be tricky things to create. One false step and the best laid plans end up as big balls of gas! As such, it's a brave step for The Lion Forge to take. That said the quality of the book in both writing and art is serviceable enough that will garner some attention. As with the impact and ramifications of The Event on the characters inside, we will find out all in due time. Read Full Review

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