Published: July 11th, 2017
Written by: Rob David, Lloyd Goldfine
Art by: Freddie E. Williams II
Based on: Masters of the Universe by Mattel, ThunderCats by Tobin Wolf
DC Comics, 148 Pages
I was late to the party in knowing that this even existed. It came out in a time where I didn’t have a local comic shop, otherwise I would’ve been all over it in 2017.
I’m glad that I checked it out now and even if IP crossovers are a dime a dozen lately, this one just felt like it could fit really well together and for the most part, I wasn’t disappointed.
It includes all the key characters and brings them together in a cool way that isn’t just a story about opening a random portal.
This was fairly clever and I liked some of the daring things that they tried, like making He-Man’s trusted partner Battle Cat into a humanoid ThunderCat character, even if it was pretty brief.
I also liked how it tried to merge Mumm-Ra and Skeletor into a single entity and how their personalities clashed.
The illustrations, ink and colors were also really good and this was just an incredible work of art from page-to-page.
Fans of either or both franchises should enjoy this quite a bit.
Pairs well with: other comics DC has put out based off of Masters of the Universe.