wmwadeii's Action Comics #23 - Atomic Knights, Part Two; The World of Krypton, Part 5: Fortitude review

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Action Comics #23 Rating

Cover & Solicit - 4/5

  • Would I pick-up or buy the comic based on the solicit or cover alone?
  • Are the alternate covers appealing?
  • Does the solicit and cover portray what happens in the issue?
  • Do I like the artist's style on the cover?

Art, Colors & Inking - 4/5

- Weighted Double

  • Do I personally like this artist's style?
  • Does the artist stay true to the characters appearance?
  • If there are multiple artists do they blend well and not disturb the reading experience?
  • Does the coloring/inking blend well with the artist?
  • Is the coloring and inking enjoyable to the eye?
  • Is it easy to distinguish what's happening?

Layout & Flow - 5/5

  • Does the layout of the issue make it easy to read?
  • Does the issue have a good flow of the plot and keep me engaged?
  • Can I easily read the issue, to include lettering?
  • Is there too little or too much dialogue or monologue?
  • Is it easy to understand what's happening without reading previous issues, or other titles?

Story - 4/5

- Weighted Triple

  • How well did the issue further develop the current story?
  • How well did the issue further develop the characters?
  • Did the writer stay true to the history and characteristics of the characters?
  • Did I simply enjoy reading the issue?
  • At the end of the issue do I immediately want to read the next one?

Verdict - 4.1

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