The Titans are not the same heroes they were when Beast World began. Can this team hold the world together after everything they’ve been through? Can these friends unite against strengthening enemies hellbent on tearing them apart? Or will they crumble in the face of a new world order?
But Why Tho?Titans #8 focuses on consequences. The book ensures that what came before does not simply blow over. Titans: Beast World was incredibly damaging for communities, and the Titans’ attempt to move on from that won’t be easy. The nervous and frayed emotions signal that the heroes are exhausted and want to recuperate, but that can’t happen when people need saving. The switch in Raven’s personality means there is no safety for the Titans, not even inside their home. The new artist visually alters the mood of the book. Doubt seeps its way into Earth’s foremost superhero team, suggesting greater, imminent danger.
Dark Knight NewsTitans #8 delivers the aftermath of a huge event, taking us towards the next threat, so is a great jumping-on point for new readers. It’s a well-written continuation, too. Nothing felt stale at all, because all is fresh when it comes to Tom Taylor!
AIPTTitans #8 is a great issue that keeps the momentum going forward post-Beast World, as the Titans have to deal with threats from inner and outer forces. How far can Beast Boy be pushed? What will Raven’s demonic side do to the team? Will Sgt. Steel’s attacks sway the public? The Titans were rising as the best set of Earth’s champions, and now they might not even survive as a team. The next arc goes for the foundations to destroy.
Geek DadOverall, a strong issue but it does feel a bit dragged down by the overall direction of the universe at the moment.
COMICONA whole new arc begins with ‘Titans’ #8, but a lot of the same issues from the first continue to plague the series. Solid ideas and characterization become mired amongst stretched-out plot lines and slow-moving villain beats.
ComicBook.comWith "Beast World" out of the way, Tom Taylor and Stephen Segovia kick off a new story arc – one that could have even bigger ramifications for the Titans. On one hand, it's good to see another member of the superhero group; on the other, it's running the risk of this title already running stale given most ideas have asked the question, "What if that Titan were bad?"
Lyles Movie FilesTitans #8 was a serviceable issue but lacked the spark and thrill of pre-Beast World Titans issues.
Weird Science DC ComicsTitans #8 fails to capitalize on the minor goodwill created by the Beast World crossover by fighting against mundane ecological disasters that half their team should be able to dispel in a matter of minutes. Still, Agent Steel's press tour to turn public opinion against the Titans has potential, and Evil Raven's secret scheming is intriguing.