The Life And Death Of Toyo Harada #1

Writer: Joshua Dysart Artist: Mico Suayan Publisher: Valiant Comics Release Date: March 13, 2019 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 11 User Reviews: 6
9.3Critic Rating
9.0User Rating

Eisner Award-winning writer Joshua Dysart (HARBINGER, HARBINGER WARS) returns to the Valiant Universe to continue crafting Toyo Harada's controversial mission to save humanity from itself. Presented in an oversized format and featuring a lineup of all-star artists, including Mico Suayan (BLOODSHOT SALVATION), CAFU (RAI), and more, THE LIFE AND DEATH OF TOYO HARADA will place the planet's most powerful man in the spotlight as he strives to control the course of history. But with the menacing mastermind's resources dwindling after the downfall of the Harbinger Foundation and a target on his head, will the formidable psiot re-emerge as humanity' more

  • 10
    ComicBook.com - Jamie Lovett Mar 13, 2019

    A brilliant start to a series worthy of your attention. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Geekery Magazine - Chino DT Mar 14, 2019

    This excellent comic takes us inside the mind of a character that is a fundamental part of the Valiant universe, since he is one of the villains par excellence of this editorial, this comic will allow us to go to the roots of the character, to know his mind and his motivations, surely this will make us doubt if effectively Toyo Harada is a villain or if on the other hand he is a new type of social hero. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Outright Geekery - Henry Starling Feb 3, 2019

    This is quite possibly the best mini series of the year. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Outright Geekery - Joshua Rathbun Mar 11, 2019

    The Life And Death Of Toyo Harada features some of the best art from Valiant. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Graphic Policy - Alex K Cossa Feb 3, 2019

    Although it's still too early to call this series a masterpiece, if the quality remains consistent for the next five issues, then I won't have any hesitation in doing so. Is it the best place to start reading about Toyo Harada? Probably not, but this is a shining light on 2019 the comic book landscape, and firmly establishes the miniseries as a solid early contender for this reviewer's Best of 2019 list. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Chuck's Comic Of The Day - Chuck Mar 24, 2019

    With strong art, a powerful script and fascinating characters, it's well worth checking out. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Horror DNA - James Ferguson Apr 3, 2019

    The Life and Death of Toyo Harada is a tense, action-packed thriller with elements of sci-fi and horror weaved in. It breaks down one of the most intriguing characters in the Valiant Universe in a way that humanizes him. It doesn't excuse all the horrible things he's done, but it does provide some valuable context. This is a series to watch. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Pastrami Nation - Wudood Omran Mar 17, 2019

    Terrific comic all around, and as previously stated I'm eagerly awaiting chapter two. I highly recommend the start to the Life and Death of Toyo Harada. Read Full Review

  • 8.8
    Sequential Planet - Marcus Orchard Mar 19, 2019

    The Life and Death of Toyo Harada #1 is a hard issue to describe to those who aren't familiar with Toyo Harada comics. For fans of Imperium, this issue is nearly perfect. Everyone else should check out Harbinger and Imperium before trying this one because it isn't great for beginners at all. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Hulking Reviewer - Kareem Ali Mar 4, 2019

    The Life and Death of Toyo Harada #1 is a solid start to this series. This issue takes an already fascinating character and adds another intriguing layer. There's a lot of potential in this story line. Harada has big plans in terms of shaping the world by directly impacting the technological advantages and disadvantages. However, his team is almost at its breaking point due to internal pressure and worldwide pressure. And I can't wait to see what happens next. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Newsarama - Justin Partridge Mar 20, 2019

    Neaty accessible, but not at the expense of its scope, heart or action, The Life and Death of Toyo Harada might just end up being a volume worth your shelf. Read Full Review

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