Mother Panic #7

Writer: Jody Houser Artist: Jim Krueger, Phil Hester Publisher: Vertigo Release Date: May 24, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 12 User Reviews: 4
8.2Critic Rating
8.8User Rating

A life Mother Panic once saved is again struck by tragedy, causing her to take a deeper look at her mission of revenge and her role in Gotham City. And with the shadow of the Bat looming ever closer, she may not have much time to decide where she stands!
And don't miss chapter seven of the backup story, "Gotham Radio"!

  • 10
    AIPT - David Brooke May 24, 2017

    Must-read storytelling and the best issue yet in the series. DC's Young Animal is killing it! Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    The Pop Break - Rachel Freeman May 30, 2017

    I think this is an excellent kick off to our new story arc and I can't wait to see where Jody Houser takes us. Also, beautiful artwork from John Paul Leon, I hope we get to see him for more than a couple issues. Be sure to pick up a copy of Mother Panic #7 from your local comic store. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comicsverse - Brandon Bloxdorf May 24, 2017

    This month's issue of MOTHER PANIC is great if you're just jumping into the series and it certainly captivates the darker tone Jody Houser is working towards. Violet's character has a lot going on with her, regarding her past, that's being unveiled in this installment. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    DC Comics News - Tony Farina May 24, 2017

    This is issue 7. That means, it would not take much for you to get caught up. I can not recommend to you strongly enough that you should get caught up. If you love the Bat or hate the Bat, this book is for you. Read Full Review

  • 8.8
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen May 25, 2017

    Anytime you start to question why this series needs to actually be set in Batman's backyard, it delivers a firm reminder. Read Full Review

  • 8.6
    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson May 24, 2017

    Reminding me of Batwoman's first run in 'Detective Comics' as much as anything else, Mother Panic #7 feels very different from the other Young Animal titles, but still holds up the same level of quality and care, with utterly gorgeous art throughout and a strong story that I want to know more about. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    The Fandom Post - Chris Beveridge May 30, 2017

    Mother Panic continues to be a really fun book that delivers on what I want, Gotham without Batman or most of the usual crew. It's a big city with a whole lot of nooks and crannies to explore without heavy crossover material. Violet's story is coming alive more and more each issue as we know her, the support group that's being fleshed out around her, and the seemingly changing nature of her goals. This installment brings us some great artwork from John Paul Leon and the end result is a pretty engaging book that has me excited for what comes next. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Batman-News - Joshua McDonald May 26, 2017

    Surprisingly, Mother Panic returns to it's true form with this issue! I don't know what the "Pretty Arc" was all about, but the tone, writing, and style completely abandoned what had been established in the first three issues. This issue though" This feels like the real fourth issue, and John Paul Leon's art is a great counterpart to the script. If Mother Panic continues on this path, I'll look forward to reading it again! Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Weird Science - Chris May 24, 2017

    Going into its third story arc, Mother Panic has matured into something worth reading.  While not perfect, and perhaps a bit too loose with the gratuitous expletives, the story and mystery surrounding the titular character are becoming more engaging by the page. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Comic Book Corps - Tim Montoya May 24, 2017

    Violet learns a life she once saved has faced almost certain death yet again, there's a new killer out there and now she has to take a deep look into her place in Gotham! Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    The Batman Universe - Gerry Green May 25, 2017

    However, I do recommend this book because of its strong emotional moments and the continuing slow reveal of Violet's past. Keep in mind, this is a book for Mature Readers, there is some R rated language along with a cover price of $3.99. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    The Beat - Alexander Lu May 24, 2017

    In the end, I would say that Mother Panic #7 shows improvement from where the series began. It's easier to parse and seems to have a better idea of the series that it wants to be. It's long term storylines are relatively compelling" particularly the plot threads that relate to Violet's past. That said, this book remains a bit thematically shallow, in my opinion, and this issue was not a particularly bombastic start to a new arc. If this book is for you, I suspect you know it by now. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Spock's Brain Jun 26, 2017

    Anyone who has made it through the harrowing Shawn Crystal era (issues 4-6, of which I read the first two and then decided to just skip #6 and wait) is richly rewarded by the gorgeous artwork of John Paul Lyon here in issue 7. Goddamn, this book looks fucking awesome. His style fits the tone of the book, and as a result this is the strongest issue yet. There is some mystery brewing about Violet and what drives her, and the body bag killer was creepy. The final scene is captivating as well; I am pumped to have "Mother Panic" back to what it should be, and can't wait for the next issue.

  • 9.5
    gmm2 May 24, 2017

  • 8.5
    Haand May 29, 2017

  • 7.5
    Yippeekiyay Sep 15, 2017

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