Loki #1

Writer: Daniel Kibblesmith Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: July 17, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 13 User Reviews: 17
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EARTH'S MIGHTIEST HERO! ALL-NEW ONGOING SERIES! After dying a grisly death in THE WAR OF THE REALMS, Loki learned a valuable lesson in warmongering: Don't get caught. But now he has a whole new set of responsibilities - and his brother Thor is not about to let him walk away from them this time. Late Show and BLACK PANTHER VS. DEADPOOL writer Daniel Kibblesmith takes the god of mischief in a thrilling new direction!
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  • 10
    AiPT! - Vishal Gullapalli Jul 17, 2019

    This issue is a compelling and hilarious start to a new adventure for Loki, with a lot of potential going forward. Read Full Review

  • 10
    ComicBook.com - Nicole Drum Jul 17, 2019

    With a good balance of story, action, and heart there are no tricks or lies here: Loki #1 is a brilliant, practically perfect first issue and I can't wait to see where the story goes next. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    You Don't Read Comics - Russ Bickerstaff Jul 17, 2019

    So Lokis cool, The creative team is cool., The team is VERY COOL. No creative team lasts forever, though. Its hard to imagine Loki working quite this well with anyone else. But in the opening installment, Kibblesmith and Bazaldua give this series the kind of appeal that makes it FEEL like anyone could pick up the title and instantly make it their own. Lokis just that adaptable. But with any luck, Kibblesmith and Bazaldua will be around for a long, long time. This is a fun opener. Read Full Review

  • 8.2
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Colin Tessier Jul 16, 2019

    Loki #1 successfully captures the heart of Loki and sets up a promising future for the series. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Beyond The Panel - Jideobi Odunze Jul 18, 2019

    Loki #1 is a book worth having in your pull-list. In general, it is worth having a book on your pull-list from Marvel that you can have fun with. This is the same old Loki, but once more the experience is refreshing when he has to fight against his own nature to be the best version of himself. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Kabooooom - Matt Morrison Jul 17, 2019

    While Loki #1 won't be everyone's glass of wine, it's a solid start for those who enjoy a spirited story of trickery unbound. Those who only know Loki from the Marvel movies would do well to pick this one up and learn the truth behind the God of Mischief. And the lies too, of course. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Word Of The Nerd - Cat Wyatt Jul 17, 2019

    Loki #1 was a strong start to this new series. It's already looking to be as exciting and chaotic as I had been hoping " which is saying something. I loved the inclusion of the War of the Realms plot, plus all of the cameos that went with it. Including the littler one. It was a nice touch. Read Full Review

  • 7.7
    Multiversity Comics - Robbie Pleasant Jul 18, 2019

    A good start for Loki's new adventure. A witty comic with great humor, backed up by excellent artwork. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Weird Science - pauly p. Jul 17, 2019

    It's a solid start for the new Loki. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Weird Science Marvel Comics - pauly p. Jul 17, 2019

    Its a new status quo for most of our notable Asgardians, and while weve seen Loki at times be considered an anti-hero, giving him serious responsibilities and a newfound sense of purpose is a new twist in his long story. Whether he will take it as seriously as his brother remains to be seen, and while Ive never been a Thor guy this is an intriguing start and Ill definitely stick around to see where it leads. The cartoony art matches well with the slightly comical tone of the story without ever going into farce or being too silly. Its a solid start for the new Loki. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Newsarama - Justin Partridge Jul 26, 2019

    Fun enough but a little light on actual plot, Loki #1 stands as a funny new introduction to Marvel's "greatest" con man. Read Full Review

  • 6.7
    Sequential Planet - Danilo To Jul 17, 2019

    If you're a fan of recent iterations of Loki you can't miss this story as it promises to deliver the best of the God of Lies along with gorgeous artwork. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    The Beat - Joe Grunenwald Jul 17, 2019

    Loki #1 is a decent start for the new series. A somewhat overwritten script is bolstered by the strength of the issue's art. The dialogue and plotting in the issue is entertaining, and there's clearly some really fun potential in the premise of the series. I'm hopeful that future issues will rely less on narration " or at least tweak the narration to be less 'on the nose' " so that this title, and Loki himself, can reach their full potential. Read Full Review

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