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Review: Convergence #1

Review: Convergence #1

Written by Jeff King and Scott Lobdell

Art by Carlo Jason and Pagulayan Paz

I’m not going to lie. I was not impressed with last week’s Convergence #0. I felt it was too much of an exposition dump and that most of what was going on in that issue did not ultimately matter. Thankfully, now that this event has actually begun in earnest, I can say that it might actually have a chance at being good. This incredibly shocking considering who is all involved in this project, but I actually thought this issue was kind of fun.

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Review: Convergence #0

Review: Convergence #0
Written by Dan Jurgens and Jeff King
Art by Ethan Van Sciver and Marcelo Maiolo

It is kind of hard to believe but April is already here and that means DC’s big universe shattering event Convergence is upon us. I know many comic fans, myself included, are very skeptical about this event and for good reason. Does DC really need another Crisis style event so soon after establishing the New 52? I can’t remember the last time I actually read anything from Dan Jurgens that was actually good. Why is a total newcomer like Jeff King writing a major event like this? All of these things really don’t give many readers much confidence going in to this event. Never fear, though. I hashed out the $4.99 this week so I will give you the low down on whether or not this is actually worth your time or whether you should save some money for two months.

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