Heroes In Crisis #6 Review

Feb 27, 2019

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Heroes In Crisis #6
DC Comics

Written By: Tom King
Art By: Clay Mann & Mitch Gerads
Colored By: Tomeu Morey & Mitch Gerads
Lettered By: Clayton Cowles

With Heroes In Crisis #6, we aren’t getting a direct continuation of events from the end of the last issue. Instead, we’re taken back prior to the murder where we see Wally West, Harley Quinn, and Gnark as they go through their sessions at Sanctuary. There’s a topic discussed among them about saving people and then that goes into about how they are currently feeling overwhelmed with certain situations in their lives. Even though Wally has his friends in the Titans, he still feels very alone which is understandable since he no longer has his family in this world and doesn’t know why yet.  Harley is hanging out with Poison Ivy and she has a confrontation who has been a huge part of her life. What makes this so great though is how she is able to get through it all with the support of a friend. Gnark is quite an interesting one because he’s not exactly someone taken to be a star character.

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Mitch Gerads came in to do most of the art for this issue (specifically pages 2-19). It doesn’t feel too far off from what Clay Mann has done for the series and certainly deserves to be recognized for drawing some of the most beautiful images of these three characters ever. So many of their emotions here just come off so real and makes you want to see them all come out on top in their internal fights. The letterer has also done a great job and there’s a specific page with Harley and Poison Ivy. The way that conversation rolls as you read it just felt gripping and that is something that has been really consistent throughout the series.

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