Bishop: War College #1

Writer: J Holtham Artist: Sean Damien Hill Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: February 8, 2023 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 8 User Reviews: 19
7.8Critic Rating
8.6User Rating

Krakoa is an island paradise, and it's a vulnerable one... but not with Lucas Bishop on the case! Armor, Surge, Cam Long, Aura Charles, Amass - these are his students. Their course objective: Get strong. Defend the island. Keep mutantkind safe. What does any of that have to do with an all-Black X-Men team? Find out here! Celebrated TV writer J. Holtham (Cloak and Dagger, Jessica Jones) joins forces with artist Sean Damien Hill for a blockbuster brawl with the fate of all Krakoa at stake!
Rated T+

  • 9.0
    Graphic Policy - pharoahmiles Feb 11, 2023

    Overall, Bishop: War College #1 is a fun debut issue which potentially reinvigorates the franchise and character of Bishop. The story by J. Holtman is exciting. The art by the creative team is beautiful. Altogether, it's a story that fans will more than enjoy. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Major Spoilers - Christopher Rondeau Feb 10, 2023

    Bishop: War College #1 has creative commentary on Bishop's aggressive teaching style and promises an engaging plot line. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    AIPT - David Brooke Feb 8, 2023

    If you're a diehard X-Men fan, you'll be happy as a clam reading Bishop: War College #1. Juggling multiple characters with strong dialogue and character writing, along with what feels like the next big chapter for Bishop, the creative team comes out of the gate with an excellent first issue. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    Geek'd Out - bferg Feb 9, 2023

    While it has never really been on his side, when Dani decides it's time to move on to the next "batch of trainees, Bishop gains some timely assistance. But will it be too late for Bishop War College to remain open? Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Multiversity Comics - Alexander Jones Feb 9, 2023

    "Bishop: War College #1 utilizes remixed elements of mutant continuity to tell a thrilling new X-Men tale. Read Full Review

  • 7.4
    Comic Watch - Sasha Kaplan Feb 8, 2023

    If you've missed classic X-men level shenanigans, you will not want to miss grabbing a copy of Bishop: War College. Expect a few interesting cameos from fan favorites, and enjoy the beginning of what can be a fantastic and wild adventure. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Graphic Policy - Brett Feb 8, 2023

    Though the ending of the issue takes it in a different direction, Bishop: War College #1 is an intriguing start that lays the groundwork for an exploration of Bishop's mission and drive. We'll see if it continues this direction and dives in, as expected, in a “Scrooge” sort of story, but here's hoping. Read Full Review

  • 5.0 - Matthew Aguilar Feb 8, 2023

    There is inconsistency throughout the issue though, and the villains in the midst of everything didn't exactly grab me. This could still turn into something great, but it's off to a rocky launch. Read Full Review

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