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Doctor Strange #1.MU

Event\Storyline: Monsters Unleashed Writer: Chip Zdarsky Artist: Julian Lopez Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: February 15, 2017 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 6
6.9Critic Rating
7.1User Rating

•  Doctor Strange gets sucked into the monster event of the year!
•  Too bad for the Marvel Universe that Strange is at his lowest power levels.
•  What's a Sorcerer Supreme to do?
Rated T+

  • 8.0
    The Beat - Alexander Jones Feb 16, 2017

    I'm not sure why Monsters Unleashed hasn't applied this comics' fun and frenetic action to the overly-serious main series. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Newsarama - Justin Partridge Feb 17, 2017

    Though the side cast pop a bit more than the leading man, Doctor Strange #1.MU still stands as a fun diversion from the main event. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Multiversity Comics - Kent Falkenberg Feb 20, 2017

    Seriously, this was a really good issue. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    ComicWow!TV - Huck Talwar Feb 16, 2017

    This isn't a necessary addition to the Monsters Unleashed event, nor does it show Doctor Strange's true capabilities, but this is a good issue overall. The Leviathons are seemingly unbeatable, but they can't take over the Marvel Universe"or can they? Keep reading the event's issues to find out! Read Full Review

  • 4.5
    AIPT - Ken Petti Feb 14, 2017

    Like the rest of the book, the art was fine. For all the action, most of it felt pretty stiff. And for a book about monsters, their renderings were not very monstrous, but I chalk that up more to the tie-in nature of the book. I doubt Julian Lopez had much wiggle room for any of these designs. Overall, the art doesn't save the middling quality of the script. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Gizmo Jul 28, 2017

    The continuity with the main series got messed up. We know this takes place after Doctor Strange #20 because he has the wand, but Wong is still answering the door when he shouldn't be, someone at Marvel should have caught that. The story itself is not bad, it's plagued with having to tie in to a shitty event, but it is a simple, enjoyable story. Googam is funny, he makes for a good sidekick to Strange.

  • 6.0
    RustonLF Feb 16, 2017

    This one off story of Doctor Strange has him teaming up with Groom 'Destroyer of Worlds' and his son to take on a monster that is destroying New York. Since Strange is lacking in power he uses a trinket that transports the monster instead of defeating it. Strange sets out to stop the monster with the help of Groom's son in order to stop it for good. The tale could be more interesting with Strange using what he can to stop the monster who has a major advantage with a small amount of resources. His relationship with Groomer (I think he was called) could also be played out in an interesting way since both boast confidence with little action to back it up. That does not seem to be the case however. The presence of Groom and Groomer is a simple more

  • 6.0
    CrazyforRAMU Oct 31, 2017

    Low-power Dr. Strange struggles to defeat a monster with the help of Googam, son of Goom. I was doubly underwhelmed here as both a fan of Chip Zdarsky and of comics in general. The humor seems somehow lazy and strained at the same time. Superb art from Julian Lopez helps make this story entertaining, though.

  • 8.5
    Zeitgeist Jan 22, 2018

  • 8.0
    Nickweiser Feb 17, 2017

  • 7.0
    StanielK Feb 25, 2017

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