The New Dynamix #1 Review


Summary

On kurb radio lady love asks where are all the superheroes are before her show ends ad she transforms into love rocket. In the middle of nowhere a retired Omni makes pasta for himself and roommate Greymalkin who convinces him to check out TV. There a hostage situation unfolds and the captor screams for Omni. Superhero Sword arrives to end the situation and gets help from Love Rocket. The Captor confides in Love Rocket that Sword is a villain in disguise and both Omni and Greymalkin know this. Before he can say more Sword chops of his arm resulting in the captured Asian bow being infected with a mutagen. Lady Love takes the child to the hospital while Sword kills the captor before charming the news media.

Elsewhere Omni has seen enough he decides to come out of retirement to deal with this new threat himself.

The Good

Cover– Smooth and pretty just the way I like it! The alternate by Jim Lee has a darker tone which isn’t quite suited but still a good looking cover.

Art-JJ Kirby’s art has a smooth polished minimalist aesthetic which is very visually pleasing.

Story-The return of Omni to the superhero game is welcome! BH fans really dig Omni and I had no idea he had returned after Backlash to this series. I love his look with the dreads and hoped he would keep it but alas. His retirement makes sense if he was concerned about both being killed and he had become a joke in the hero community and his return upon his friend’s death equally makes sense.

Villain-Sword looks to be a villain hiding in plain sight and no one realizes it, his sword and skill will make him more than a match for Omni when they inevitably clash.

The Bad

No complaints

The Ugly

Can’t believe I missed this gem the first time around, solid story, solid art and return of Omni to the game! 4/5

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I'm a Caribbean born Lecturer, Multidisciplinary specialist/Androgogue/Philosophical Pedagogue; with backgrounds in Philosophy, Social Studies and Geography; founder/CEO of World of Black Heroes, freelance writer and all around comic book geek. I enjoy a good book, video games, movies and most of all fatherhood. Written credits include work for Islandstage.net where my writing inspired the music compiliation "Kindah" available in multiple languages on Itunes, The Caribbean Journal of Education, The University of the west indies, Comicvine, Independent comics etc.

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One thought on “The New Dynamix #1 Review

  • December 28, 2011 at 6:38 pm
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    this is pretty cool, it’s not often i see black superheroes. i do wish much success on this book. we need more like it, the time is past for this type of comic to be on the retail shelves.

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