Moon Knight #194

Writer: Max Bemis Artist: Ty Templeton Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: April 25, 2018 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 19
7.8Critic Rating
8.1User Rating

•  MARC SPECTOR'S multiple personalities stem from a traumatic event in his childhood...
• event which will soon come to shape MOON KNIGHT'S future!
•  Don't miss the start of the next MOON KNIGHT epic as we dive deeper into the rabbit hole of Spector's mind...!
Rated T+

  • 8.8
    On Comics Ground - Jared Wood May 5, 2018

    A truly fantastic issue that provides an interesting and engrossing backstory into Marc Spector's life, as well as touches upon an often overlooked part of human life. I cannot recommend it enough. If you're a fan of the character this is an essential story to read. Read Full Review

  • 8.0 - Matthew Mueller Apr 25, 2018

    Someone you trust betraying you isn't exactly breaking new ground, but Moon Knight finds some new life in a familiar setup. Read Full Review

  • 7.3
    Word Of The Nerd - Brent Jackson Apr 26, 2018

    Overall Moon Knight #194 was a pretty solid issue. There are things I liked and disliked about it. I am not crazyabout having to continually deal with Marc's mental illness with every issue, but it is also nice to know what it stems from. I really enjoyed the moments of Marc being a father. It's an interesting direction to take for the character. The art is solid. Templeton has some good layouts and Smith does good work on colors. The art is good but it also does not stand out in this issue either. All in all a good issue. Nothing great but it does reveal some interesting points for the character of Moon Knight. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Multiversity Comics - Jonathan O'Neal Apr 30, 2018

    On the surface, 'Origins' is pretty effective storytelling. Underneath, it feels like a bit of balderdash"earnest balderdash, but still balderdash. Read Full Review

  • 10
    axdn May 17, 2018

    What a dark and fantastic number!

  • 8.5
    FT Metler May 4, 2018

    Woah! That was pretty gnarly. I like Moon Knight when things get uncomfortable, and they sure do here.

  • 8.0
    Keola Kent May 4, 2018

    *spoilers alert*

    Bemis' new account of Moon Knight's origin is a brilliant concept that -- for me -- ultimately fails. because I was unable to mobilize sufficient suspension of disbelief.

    So much of the backstory was unlikely. Perhaps a Nazi could escape by posing as a Jew. But could he actually have sustained a role as a Rabbi? If he were able to sustain the role until reaching the U.S., why would he continuing playing the role, when he could just blend into mainstream America? And certainly it's unlikely that he had the knowledge base to sustain the role for any length of time. There has been no indication that Jewish boys are going missing, although he's apparently been doing this for a while, and is it lik more

  • 8.0
    CrazyforRAMU Nov 10, 2018

    Marc tells a ripping scary story about running into a crypto-Nazi villain as a young boy. It's a gripping tale, but I don't think it makes quite as much of an impact as the creators would like. It gives Marc's Jewish heritage some appreciable attention. The villain raises a ton of questions, though - how/why would an ardent Nazi impersonate a rabbi and keep it up for SIXTY YEARS? - and the story chooses to answer only the dullest one - how is he still alive? - in the dullest way possible - generic comicbook super-science. It does leave a nice door open for a sequel in another flashback, or even a contemporary tale.

  • 6.5
    DDJamesB Apr 30, 2018

    Was not really feeling this issue. Bemis has been good since taking over and this is just a hiccup in the road. I do notice that Bemis uses a lot of intricate language when it's not necessarily needed and also this whole origin could have been more tightly written. It was very drawn out and didn't really strike me as a must read.

  • 9.5
    Christian Wiler Aug 23, 2018

  • 8.5
    Phil B. Apr 29, 2018

  • 8.5
    Batmanchuria May 2, 2018

  • 8.5
    MKW69 May 7, 2018

  • 8.5
    EdNothIng Jun 19, 2019

  • 8.0
    Sherman The Wonder Dog Apr 26, 2018

  • 8.0
    Tizze Apr 28, 2018

  • 8.0
    Khan/Murdock May 1, 2018

  • 8.0
    iPodwithnomusic Dec 16, 2018

  • 7.5
    Grifter Apr 30, 2018

  • 7.5
    Herushalaim May 1, 2018

  • 7.5
    Nephologist Nov 17, 2018

  • 7.5
    YourGreenMuse Jul 20, 2019

  • 7.0
    jmprados May 24, 2018

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