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Once, the Umbrella Academy was unstoppable. Under the tutelage of their guardian and mentor, Dr. Reginald Hargreeves, its members spent their childhoods fighting evil and honing their extraordinary gifts.

Until something went terribly wrong.

Now, nine years later, the estranged members of the Umbrella Academy are reunited by the death of the only parent they've ever known and the rise of a new and terrible threat. Will they be able to overcome their history for long enough to save the world-one more time?

Conceived and written by Gerard Way (of My Chemical Romance), Umbrella Academy features interior art by Eisner Award-nominated artist Gabriel Ba (De:Tales), colors by Eisner Award-winning colorist Dave Stewart, and covers by multiple-Eisner Award-winning painter James Jean (Fables).



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Caught me by surprize!! 0

Gerard Way (MCR) hit it off with this comic-I did not know what to expect but I read a article in Wizard mag and found it worth checking out. The story leads into the series with some back round that leave a heap of questions. The characters are really not likeable but grow on U. Clearly there is a sibling rivalry and it will be a focal point in the series. U get a insight on what their powers and how they were trained. Their (prof. X)/father figure-the Monocle- is a complete opposite (prof. X) ...

1 out of 2 found this review helpful.

Surprisingly good! 0

I wasn't sure if this was going to be just a hyped book marketed to the 18-35 crowd the same way as Hollywood movie just because of Gerard Way's rock n' roll success. I had read several articles about his dreams of bringing this to fruition and his passion impressed me.The artwork is stylized with a hint of childish likeness as if a Saturday morning cartoon storyboard was laid in front of you. Lovely heavy inking gives a goth's touch without being uber darkedy-dark-vampy. And we all know Dave St...

1 out of 2 found this review helpful.

Three years later... 0

So I'm a bit late to the party, but figured I'd give my two cents about a comic I've heard about in whispers across comic shops.  Keep in mind I haven't read any other issues beyond this one, so my familiarity with the characters is limited and I may not be giving the series a fair shot based on one first issue.  That said, I expected more than what I got.  Umbrella Academy has a cool name, a cool logo, and what seems to be a dark and ominous start.  A group of kids were all born at the same tim...

1 out of 3 found this review helpful.
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