You Have the Power in ‘He-Man and the Masters of the Universe’ #8

by Brendan McGinley

Does Dan Abnett ever sleep? The prolific writer isn’t just helming a ton of comics and novels, he’s stretching out beyond genres every time. Not so many scribes can tell every tale from suburban conspiracy to galactic conquest, from Victorian vampires to reimagined kids’ properties. So what’s his secret? Is he secretly He-Man? Because he certainly has the power.

In any case, brew him another pot of coffee, because we want to see where he and artist Rafael Kayanan are taking this gritty new tale of our childhood hero.

DC Comics exclusive preview at Man Cave Daily

He-Man sticks with a sword to keep things fair to the army of riflemen.


DC Comics exclusive preview at Man Cave Daily

Can you really be an outrider if you’re on foot? Let’s agree to call them Horde Invaders.


DC Comics exclusive preview at Man Cave Daily

This…this is not the He-Man of your youth. This is raw.


DC Comics exclusive preview at Man Cave Daily

The worst of it was there were no nooks where Adam could turn into He-Man.


DC Comics exclusive preview at Man Cave Daily

The fun thing about this series is they’ve conquered the universe but they still use battle-axes. Battle-axes rule.


Don’t miss what comes next in He-Man and the Masters of the Universe #8!


In today's story, He-Man learned to be himself. Now you know, and knowing is half--whoops! Wrong show.

In today’s story, He-Man learned to be himself. Now you know, and knowing is half–whoops! Wrong show.

Brendan McGinley is editor round these parts when not writing comics or Cracked columns. You can say a neighborly hello to him on Twitter @BrendanMcGinley.

Plan A: hit it with a hammer. Plan Shouty: Get upset about that not working until it does. (Source: Marvel)

Plan A: hit it with a hammer. Plan Shouty: Get upset about that not working until it does. (Source: Marvel)

Do you know The True Tragedy of He-Man? No? Then you’d better stick to lesser revelations, like Which Thunder Gods Could Kick Thor’s Ass.

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