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Adventure Comics #3 REVIEWED, Conner & Tim Together

G-Man reviews the third issue by Geoff Johns & Francis Manapul.

As I was reviewing this, I started asking myself, who is the bigger draw here, Geoff Johns or Francis Manapul?  There's also the fact that it's Superboy, Red Robin AND Krypto here.
 

  
I just have to say this was truly a beautiful comic.  When you look at the images and see Francis Manapul's amazing art and colors, it's easy to get distracted or sucked into them.  If you actually read the story, read the interaction between Conner and Tim, you'll see that Geoff Johns also does a 'beautiful' job.  He takes two characters that were best friends and really writes them well.  
 
I mentioned when I reviewed the first issue that I'm not the biggest fan of the Legion of Superheroes.  I don't have anything against them, I just never really got into them.  Maybe I just never really gave them a chance.  I did enjoy the 'second feature' here though.  It looks like something big could be coming up with them.
 
What would have made this perfect (for me) was a full issue of Superboy, Krypto, etc with Geoff Johns and Francis Manapul.  We know their days are numbered on this book so we just have to enjoy this while we can.
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Posted by DMC

I checked out Manapul's blog the other day and boy do I love his art style. IMO he's the perfect artist for Adventure Comics.

Posted by Zniperking

oh no super bitch is coming back run hide do something

Posted by danhimself

I'm really upset with DC pulling Johns and Manapul off of Adventure Comics so soon...I mean there hasn't been any action what so ever in these 3 issues but I haved loved every single issue so far 
 
I also wish that the Legion wasn't in this and it was just a Superboy book

Posted by burr787

Does anyone else notice a resemblance?



Posted by Mbecks14

LOVE this series! i'm pretty bummed that the creative team's time on the book is so limited. and there better be a new Superboy in Smallville series coming soon.
 
great issue!

Posted by TheSavageAssasin

This was great!Loved this ish

Posted by Hellos


QQboy Prime, maybe they will develope him into a more interesting character. That or kill him off for good.    
Posted by NightFang

Hopefully there will be more Red Robin & Superboy team ups after this, like Superman\Batman.

Posted by danhimself
@NightFang:  I've wanted a Superboy/Red Robin series for a while
Posted by goldenkey

HOW MANY DAMN BOOKS DOES JOHNS DO?
Posted by danhimself
@NightFang:  I've wanted a Superboy/Red Robin series for a while
Posted by Nighthunter
@goldenkey said:
" HOW MANY DAMN BOOKS DOES JOHNS DO? "
He usually writes 5 books per month
Posted by bx1

" it's easy to get distracting" 
distracted

Posted by Media_Master

Digging the relationship between Superboy and Red Robin.

Posted by FoxxFireArt

Really like the new opening graphic for the review. The scrolling comics reminded me slightly of the MARVEL logo they add to the beginning of their movies.
 
Does it sound silly that I really like that drawing of Kyrpto barking? They way he drew the mouth was spot on. As a dog owner you should know that when dogs give small barks they don't open their mouths the whole way. The art looks really good in this, but something about that dialog feels off. Do you really think Conner is the guy of young man who would say, "touche"?

Posted by johnny_spam

Legion coming to the past? Very interesting, I can't wait till Paul Levitz comes on the book. I haven't bought this book because I don't want just a few pages of the Legion.

Posted by afierce

Thanks G-Man! You've got me interested in this title now - I think I will check it out!
 
I must ask... where are you doing your reviews lately? It looks like you're in a basement somewhere?

Posted by G-Man
@afierce: It's my secret lair...
Posted by darkjustice522

supes??... i dunno?...some kind of friend... Bruce always got his back.. but what did he do?.. he let the "MORTAL" dude handle a god... i mean DARKSEID!........

Posted by Archetype

I really enjoyed this issue...more than I should have if that makes any since.Seeing these 2 friends back together was fun and I really wish we could have the Teen Titans back, or Young Justice but either way these characters really do make for an exciting story for me.Even though it doesn't have much action just the 2 of them talking in Luthor's abandoned lab was so enthralling.I think I have a major bromance going on over here.a bromance guy-angle?

Posted by 04nbod
@johnny spam: Legion have been in the past for a while. The reveal of another legion is the past was the shocker!
Posted by Nahero

i loved that tender moment they both had they really are such good friends i gotta say

Posted by Isaiah Bradley
@burr787 said:
" Does anyone else notice a resemblance?



"
hahaha I do now. Who do you think would win in a fight? No Banki