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Journey Into Unknown Worlds #1

Writer: Cullen Bunn, Clay Mcleod Chapman Artist: Francesco Manna, more Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: January 30, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 10 User Reviews: 6
7.4Critic Rating
7.2User Rating

ALL-NEW SCI-FI STORY!
In celebration of Marvel's 80th anniversary and the comic books that captivated hearts and minds across generations, join us for two scintillating sci-fi stories - the first an extraterrestrial adventure by Cullen Bunn the likes of which haven't been seen in this or any other decade, and the second a tale of terror by Clay McLeod Chapman that could take place in your very own back yard! The secrets of the the universe lie waiting to be discovered, True-Believers, on a JOURNEY TO UNKOWN WORLDS!
Rated T+

  • 10
    ComicBook.com - Patrick Cavanaugh Jan 30, 2019

    While technological innovations might not be the impetus of either story in the book, its tone honors a specific vibe of books like Strange Tales and Adventures into Weird Worlds, breathing life into a classic comic book genre. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Comicosity - Tevin Murphy Jan 30, 2019

    Overall, I love that this issue kept to the idea of the Unknown Worlds part of the books name and it delivered two stories centred on alien lifeforms from other worlds. Marvel is doing something really special by bringing this book back and allowing us to revel in that old school comic nostalgia with stories that felt plucked from the heyday of science fiction and aliens. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    You Don't Read Comics - Russ Bickerstaff Jan 30, 2019

    Marvel's Atlas Comics anthology revivals continue to show promise with Journey Into Unknown Worlds. As with the straight-ahead horror revival Crypt of Shadows from earlier this month, more than one story fits the same theme without feeling repetitious. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    AiPT! - David Brooke Jan 30, 2019

    If you've ever enjoyed classic Marvel Comics horror, the weird, or singular stories in the comic format you will love this. This is great horror. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - David DeCorte Jan 30, 2019

    JOURNEY INTO UNKNOWN WORLDS #1 continues Marvel's 80th anniversary celebration with two more stories celebrating the company's horror and sci-fi comic legacy. The stories are genuinely creepy, and super-fun. Definitely pick it up. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Horror DNA - James Ferguson Feb 16, 2019

    Journey Into Unknown Worlds is a great throwback to the kinds of scary stories that Marvel did back in the day. It shows that the publisher still has some horror chops. I'd love to see this become a more regular tradition, even if it was just a yearly anthology. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Multiversity Comics - Kelly Gaines Feb 4, 2019

    The crazy Sci-fi vibe is definitely worth the journey, but mind the gap between the first and second story. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Olivier Roth Jan 30, 2019

    I think my truly favorite part of the issue was the backmatter as it gave a quick, succinct history of Marvel’s foray into Science-Fiction and how this history molded what Marvel would become. Fun addition! Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    The Beat - AJ Frost Jan 30, 2019

    Just not enough there to justify this book unless you're super into this kind of sci-fi/horror-ish stuff. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Newsarama - Richard Gray Jan 31, 2019

    Despite the excellent talent and wicked legacy of these stories, the lack of depth and lasting hooks ultimately makes it all feel a bit inconsequential. Read Full Review

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