Runaways #38

Writer: Rainbow Rowell Artist: Genolet, Andres, more Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: August 11, 2021 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 14
8.5Critic Rating
8.9User Rating

RUNAWAYS reaches the landmark LEGACY #100!
•  The cult classic's cult has grown and Rainbow Rowell and Andrés Genolet usher the Runaways into the Century Club!
•  Ever since #1 and #18, RUNAWAYS has been known for its twists, but the last few issues have revealed some of the biggest twists in the book's history.
•  The biggest and craziest issue of RUNAWAYS yet is here and you better put on your fancy clothes and get out the party hats.
Rated T+

  • 10 - Jenna Anderson Aug 11, 2021

    I'm heartbroken that this seems to be the end of the Runaways' story for the moment, but they could not have gone out on a higher note. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comic Watch - Rob Stryczek Aug 11, 2021

    I would really like to take a moment to thank this creative team from the bottom of my heart. You all endlessly poured love into such a beloved and cherished group of characters. A cast that is loved so dearly by so many fans. This amazing creative team reunited a fractured and displaced group of friends back into becoming an unbreakable family. Thank you. Read Full Review

  • 8.7
    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Aug 16, 2021

    The Runaways team has never been afraid of the big shocks, but this issue pulls of TWO massive swerves with gorgeous art and an ending that worries me terribly. What's not to love? Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Henchman-4-Hire - Sean Ian Mills Aug 14, 2021

    This final issue feels a bit rushed, but the creative team finds plenty of chances for their usual strong character writing. The only problem is they pack with issue with one exciting cliffhanger after another! I want to see these teased stories so badly! Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    AIPT - Lia Kolb Aug 9, 2021

    Runaways #38's big strength, at the end of the day, is the groundwork it lays for the future of the series for when another writer inevitably takes over. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Gizmo Aug 29, 2021

    What? Who pulled the plug on this series? We still have loose ends to be tied up. Chase never followed up with Van from the Haul Mart. What the hell was Alex Wilder up to? What about Nico and Karolina? What about Chase? WHERE CAN I GO FOR MORE DOOMBOT??

    The series was building momentum as is went, ending it now is just... wrong. WRONG I TELL YOU!!!!

  • 9.0
    daspidaboy Sep 1, 2021

    Not going to lie, a super underrated series that anyone should read

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  • 9.0
    Amazing Psycamorean Aug 16, 2021

    A great ending to a surprisingly great series. I'll miss this one.

  • 9.0
    Fracadactyl Aug 11, 2021

    A whole lot is happening and there's not enough time to process it all. Some things really are easier with the threat of things changing for the worse. It leaves me thinking about Nico in this instance. Sure she's let go of something that's addictive, but what's going to happen now that she's cut off from her power and (for the time) someone she loves. And there's something big coming for all of them in the form of someone "special".

  • 8.0
    CrazyforRAMU Dec 31, 2021

    An eventful finale breaks the team up, taking two core members out of the mix. I love these characters and I think this script treats them with great respect. They're also drawn beautifully; Andrés Genolet has a remarkable ability to express emotions with spare linework. But both of the main resolutions we get here (Gert's and Karolina's) are unsatisfying, feeling like we skipped key points along the way. ESPECIALLY with Karolina. I do like splitting the team up and the sequel hooks, though. And perhaps it is time to let a new creative team follow up on them.

    I'd wager pretty heavily that "we end at legacy #100" came down as an editorial edict and the author was forced to wrap up her plots faster than she wanted to.

  • 10
    wesshamu Sep 12, 2021

  • 9.5
    Logan X Aug 19, 2021

  • 9.5
    KittyNone Aug 11, 2021

  • 9.0
    Adsun22 Aug 11, 2021

  • 9.0
    arsenicBR Aug 11, 2021

  • 8.5
    jmprados Aug 29, 2021

  • 8.0
    Jorge Mendes Aug 27, 2021

  • 8.0
    Radar Aug 21, 2021

  • 8.0
    Bruno Mael Aug 11, 2021

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