Rocket #5

Writer: Al Ewing Artist: Adam Gorham Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: September 13, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 3
8.9Critic Rating
6.3User Rating

• Castor Gnawbarque III is the richest sentient in three sectors and CEO of the Beavertron Corporation. Rocket is neither of these things.
•  By the end of this issue, one of them will be holding 10 billion credits and one will have a bullet in the head.
•  It's the same one.
Rated T+

  • 9.8
    IGN - Tara Giovannini Sep 14, 2017

    This book would be a fantastic must-read if it weren't a Big Two comic, but since it is, it remains one of the very best limited superhero series to date. It's so spectacular and this is perhaps the best issue of the entire series. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Multiversity Comics - John Schaidler Sep 18, 2017

    Pour yourself a Gargleblaster (neat, if you know what's good for you) and enjoy. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    CrazyforRAMU Mar 30, 2018

    Rocket's vengeance heist runs into cliffhangery problems. Untangle this story and put it in chronological order and it's terribly simplistic. That's probably why Al Ewing tied it up in a knot, and the structural complexity does a decent job of making a by-the-numbers story entertaining. (It relies on one of the Technet clowns having literal do-anything powers, which I think is a Very Bad Sign.) The quality of the series as a whole is very much going to be decided by its final issue. This might be clever groundwork for an awesome conclusion or a time-wasting exercise holding back a disappointing finale. If it were an all-around *stronger* piece of work, I wouldn't be so worried about the latter possibility.

  • 3.0

    WHO IS REVIEWING THESE BOOKS!? Are they bribed by Marvel?? IGN gives this a 9.8!?? This book is atrocious!

  • 9.0
    Kreniigh Nov 8, 2017

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