Strange Academy #8

Writer: Skottie Young Artist: Humberto Ramos Publisher: Marvel Comics Release Date: February 3, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 8 User Reviews: 15
8.1Critic Rating
8.3User Rating

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• Students of Strange Academy go on a perfectly normal field trip... to space... uncovering a magical artifact... with Rocket and Groot. •  Yep, perfectly normal.
•  Meanwhile, WHAT IS THE RING OF DREAD?!

Rated T+

  • 9.0
    ComicBook.com - Adam Barnhardt Feb 3, 2021

    Though Strange Academy #8 isn't close to being something you can pick up and read on its own, it's a building block to a much steadier future. That is, of course, if the book can even manage to be more dynamite than it already is. Read Full Review

  • 8.8
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Feb 3, 2021

    Humberto Ramos does an amazing job with the art in the issue. There are so many great visual moments throughout from the characters to the action. Read Full Review

  • 8.6
    Word Of The Nerd - Brent Jackson Feb 3, 2021

    Strange Academy #8 is another strong issue for this series. Each issue this series continues to grow on me and I am getting more and more invested as Skottie Young starts to focus in on different characters. I still think that there are too many new characters to try to get to know so fast, but Young has done a fantastic job these past two issues of focusing in on one or two of them. The space adventure story, while fun, didn't really add much besides adding a little levity to the issue. I hope Skottie Young keeps on this path and we get more in-depth with these characters as Strange Academy continues to move forward. He seems to be settling into his groove these past two issues. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Henchman-4-Hire - Sean Ian Mills Feb 6, 2021

    An equal blend of really good character storytelling and more generic wild magic adventure. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    The Comicbook Dispatch - Dispatchdcu Feb 3, 2021

    Strange Academy is a fun book.You can easily start midway and have a decent understandingof what is taking place. The overall environment coupled with Youngs epic writing lendsitselfwell to a story about mystical teenagers. This book scratchesthat OG XavierInstituteandHogwartsitch. As soon as you are finished reading this review, go to your LCS, and pick up this issue. You will not be disappointed. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    But Why Tho? - Charles Hartford Feb 3, 2021

    When you bring it all together Strange Academy #8 delivers a strong emotional follow-up to a big story event, mixed with a well-implemented comical side story to keep things from getting too heavy. Young and company continue to craft a tale that is equal parts emotional, unique, and fun. Pure magic. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Impulse Gamer - Tim Chuma Feb 7, 2021

    More of the continuing adventures of the students of Strange Academy. By this point you would either be invested in these characters or have moved on. Read Full Review

  • 6.7
    Major Spoilers - Christopher Rondeau Feb 4, 2021

    Strange Academy takes some of the tragedy of earlier issues and allows us to see how these kids cope with it. Read Full Review

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