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Fantastic Five: The best comics of the week of June 1, 2022

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Fantastic Five: The best comics of the week of June 1, 2022

The very best comics of the week are from Marvel, DC Comics, and Image Comics too.

Welcome to another weekly edition of Fantastic Five where we reveal the top five highest-rated single-issue comics from AIPT. This column is our way to highlight the best of the best each week from all publishers. Comics this week come from Marvel, DC Comics, and Image Comics.

Without further ado, check out the top five below.

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Justice League Road to Dark Crisis #1

Excellent aftermath to the Death of the Justice League. A simpler version of Funeral for a Friend that nicely showcases hope, heroics, and heritage. This comic will have you do a couple of double takes to what you’ve read before when it comes to Pariah and sets the stage for Dark Crisis #1!

Read Chris Franey’s review:

‘Justice League Road to Dark Crisis’ #1 is paved with good intentions  

Strange #3

I was on the fence with Strange, but Strange #3 made me a believer. MacKay clearly has a strong take on the Sorcerer Supreme with a darker edge. Strange takes Marvel magic to a new gritty street level.

Read David Brooke’s review:

‘Strange’ #3 channels the ’90s-style ‘Marvel Knights’ greatness

Ghost Rider #3

Though obviously Johnny and the Rider’s story, Ghost Rider’s most incredible star is the corrupted America through which they move.

Read Colin Moon’s review:

‘Ghost Rider’ #3 continues a look into the gothic heart of Americana

X-Men ’92: House of XCII #2

Overall, The Closet #1 sets the story with deep unrest. Whether that’s from Thom and his desperate attempt at keeping his family in one piece, or Jamie’s fear of the monster in his closet – the insights that are gathered in this opening issue promise a disturbing, enticing journey for the rest of the miniseries.

Read David Brooke’s review:

‘X-Men ’92: House of XCII’ #2 is great at being old and new again

The Closet #1

Overall, The Closet #1 sets the story with deep unrest. Whether that’s from Thom and his desperate attempt at keeping his family in one piece, or Jamie’s fear of the monster in his closet – the insights that are gathered in this opening issue promise a disturbing, enticing journey for the rest of the miniseries.

Read Noelle Modelo’s review:

‘The Closet’ #1 promises a disturbing and enticing journey


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