Quantum and Woody #1

Writer: Daniel Kibblesmith Artist: Kano Publisher: Valiant Comics Release Date: December 20, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 20 User Reviews: 8
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THE WORLD'S WORST SUPERHERO TEAM RETURNS IN AN EXPLOSIVE NEW ONGOING SERIES! This December, deeply alarming and untrustworthy writer Daniel Kibblesmith (The Late Show with Stephen Colbert) and eyepopping artist Kano (Daredevil) give the Valiant Universe the adjective-worthy superheroes it deserves: QUANTUM AND WOODY!
Sometimes...you embrace your destiny. And sometimes...you and your troublemaking adopted brother find yourselves trapped in a scientific lab explosion that grants you $@&%ing awesome superpowers. As a result of their accident, Eric and Woody Henderson - aka Quantum and Woody - must "klang" their wristbands together every 24 h more

  • 10
    CourtOfNerds - Grant Stoye Dec 20, 2017

    So, summing up, yes? This is a hell of a book HELL of a book. The creative team on Quantum and Woody deliver on everything you could expect, and its got to be one of the smartest, funniest, best-looking books on the shelves right meow. Get your foil, get your homage, get any damn cover you want, because the inside will blow you away. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Comic Bastards - Daniel Vlasaty Dec 20, 2017

    Like I said before, Valiant is kind of killing it right now. This new revamp or whatever you want to call it is really doing a great job of telling fun and interesting stories, with great creative teams. I think one thing that always turned me off a bit about Valiant was that everything seemed to revolve around their small stable of characters. I don't know why that bothered me. It's literally the same thing with Marvel or DC. Maybe it's just because I didn't give any of these characters a chance. Quantum and Woody might have seemed kind of annoying to me before, but with this new series, I am really enjoying them. Kibblesmith and Kano are a great team, and I look forward to following them along for this ride. Read Full Review

  • 9.8
    Outright Geekery - Christopher Amundson Dec 16, 2017

    It needed substance, heart; it needed a reason to continue to shine, and Kibblesmith delivered! Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    Outright Geekery - William Pace Dec 19, 2017

    I've loved these characters since I first read them and honestly this was one of the top three books I was looking forward to heading into 2018, and it did not disappoint! The flashback on page four alone may indeed bring you back to your own childhood. Quantum & Woody what a pair of reluctant heroes these adopted brothers are. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    All-Comic - Amy Okamoto Dec 20, 2017

    For a good time, pick up Quantum and Woody #1. Funny and endearing along with fantastic art, this book will turn readers into "hastag #klang-heads". Don't miss out. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    The Brazen Bull - Charlie Chipman Dec 19, 2017

    Klang! Quantum and Woody are back and better than ever in their new on-going series. Issue #1 sets the tone for the series and, as it should, gets the ball rolling in a direction that promises to please existing fans and newcomers alike.Quantum and Woody! (2017) #1 is an excellent first issue that generates sincere interest. Pick it up. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    SciFiPulse - Oral Frier Dec 20, 2017

    A new era for Quantum & Woody has arrived. An era that promises to be touching, emotional, and hilarious. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Big Comic Page - Connor Stephens Dec 21, 2017

    Point is, don't call it a Threeboot because Kibblesmith and Kano have crafted a hilarious and striking first issue, packed with perfect characterisation and a firm understanding of just what makes Quantum and Woody work. It feels like the brothers never left at all, and that theyre simply back with a new shiny coat of paint. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Infinite Earths - J.D. Jr. Dec 16, 2017

    Quantum And Woody #1 was well worth the wait, and serves as an excellent final notch in Valiant Entertainment's banner year! Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Pastrami Nation - Nolan Smith Jan 3, 2018

    Kibblesmith creates a great jumping on point for readers, as Kano creates such fluid and yet frantic scenes that make the book pop. To me, since the relaunch, I have always seen Quantum and Woody as the two main characters to the show Psych. Lighthearted, yet quarrelsome, I would actually pose it to Valiant to snag those actors for the inevitable Quantum and Woody TV series or movie, as the book embodies that buddy comradery to the letter. Valiant has launched another fantastic series here, one where I am along for the ride. Read Full Review

  • 8.8
    Graphic Policy - Alex K Cossa Dec 21, 2017

    Gimmick covers aside, the content of the comic itself does more than enough to pull you in for the second (and possibly third) issue on its own merits. A successful return for the worlds worst superhero team, and one that doesn't require any familiarity with the two. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    AiPT! - David Brooke Dec 19, 2017

    A strong first issue, though the writing seems to be competing with the art. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    Chuck's Comic Of The Day - Chuck Dec 23, 2017

    If you're looking for a comic that's different - and includes a few laughs -Quantum & Woody should fill the bill nicely. Read Full Review

  • 8.3
    Geeked Out Nation - Jideobi Odunze Dec 20, 2017

    Quantum & Woody #1 was fun and the right opportunity to get to know these characters all over again. To fall in love with them all over again as well when there's so much unfortunate about the way they live their lives. To want more out of life but feel anchored down by one another and the need to meet every 24 hours to survive. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comicosity - Allen Thomas Dec 20, 2017

    Quantum and Woody #1 is beginning a process of exploring the complexities of family life, from adoption and brotherhood to how children form relationships with their parents. There are so many feelings driving the ship of the story and seeing them unfold looks to be both revealing and evocative. The structure of the comic lends to some issues with the story, but there is also something in this first issue that provides ample threads to explore in subsequent installments. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Newsarama - David Pepose Dec 19, 2017

    Zigging where you might expect it to zag, there's tons of potential to Quantum and Woody " it remains to be seen if this book's chaotic spirit can keep readers invested, or if the world's worst superheroes wind up being at the receiving end of their own punchline. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Bleeding Cool - Joshua Davison Dec 27, 2017

    Quantum and Woody #1 brings the series to a great start with a good plot, a good amount of humor, and great artwork. It is a solid read, and I can easily recommend it despite the slow middle section and the not-insignificant amount of bad jokes. Give it a try. Read Full Review

  • 7.6
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Dec 21, 2017

    This Quantum & Woody relaunch breaks Valiant's 2017 trend by not trying particularly hard to cater itself toward newcomers. It's very much about exploring the deteriorating state of the relationship between these two superhero brothers. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    We Have A Hulk - Animated Sky Dec 30, 2017

    So far Im curious to see where the story will go, but I dont really know what direction it will take. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Geekery Magazine - Lucas Fashina Dec 21, 2017

    Woody continues to play the Wise Guy role is a jokester who answers the, wisecracks, and wackiness who fancies himself to be a social media star, only to find himself lonelier than before. Look Woody is of course setting up do something incredibly stupid, but what Daniel Kibblesmith and Artist Kano have managed to do in issue #1 already is lay down the groundwork that you can feel sympathetic towards his stupidity and you kinda of want to see if it works out for him. Read Full Review

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