Monica Rambeau: Photon #1

Writer: Eve L. Ewing Artist: Luca Maresca Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: December 14, 2022 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 9 User Reviews: 10
7.8Critic Rating
6.1User Rating

Universal powerhouse MONICA RAMBEAU stars in her very own all-new adventure! The hero known as PHOTON has been charged with making a very special, very cosmic delivery - should be light work (get it?) for Monica... if family drama doesn't hold her back!
Rated T+

  • 10
    But Why Tho? - Carrie McClain Dec 14, 2022

    Monica Rambeau: Photon #1 explores the start of the inner workings of a beloved superhero as she figures out the now of her life, several decades in the making. Monica Rambeau is someone who has been around the block and has been in the superhero business for a while. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Graphic Policy - pharoahmiles Jan 14, 2023

    Overall, Monica Rambeau: Photon #1 is an excellent debut issue that will have fans ready for the Marvels movie. The story by Ewing is fun. The art by the creative team is gorgeous. Altogether, a fine reintroduction of this legacy hero that will have fans worldwide ready for her big screen debut. Read Full Review

  • 8.7
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Dec 14, 2022

    Both artists deliver stellar visuals throughout the issue. I love the visual style of the series and the action is stunning. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    AIPT - David Brooke Dec 14, 2022

    Photon may have been out of the spotlight for some time, but Monica Rambeau: Photon #1 does a great job catching us up to speed and establishing the character like she never left. Read Full Review

  • 7.0 - Spencer Perry Dec 14, 2022

    Eve Ewing's new run on Monica Rambeau reminds readers, or perhaps confirms to new ones, why this character can be so compelling, even if there's more than the necessary amount of cameos. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Weird Science Marvel Comics - mrgabehernandez Dec 16, 2022

    In all, Monica Rambeau: Photon #1 is a serviceable reintroduction to the character for new readers. Ewing lays out an excellent bit of character development to demonstrate Monica's current crisis of purpose, and the art is generally good. However, the second act feels chaotic and plagued by jarring pacing shifts. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Henchman-4-Hire - Sean Ian Mills Dec 17, 2022

    Strong first issue that expertly establishes the main character and her place in the world at the start of this story, while having plenty of fun on the sidelines to keep things entertaining. Read Full Review

  • 6.8
    Comic Watch - Sasha Kaplan Dec 14, 2022

    If you've missed Monica or are a fan of her, it's worth picking it up as part of your pull. Otherwise, it might be best to see where the story is taken next issue before adding it to your list. Read Full Review

  • 6.3
    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Dec 15, 2022

    It's been a while since Monica has been the focal point of a story, and this one is charming, even with some inconsistency to the art. Read Full Review

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