The Boys spinoff Gen V debuts with ultra rare 100 per cent rating on Rotten Tomatoes
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It looks like the people behind The Boys' new spinoff show are onto a winner.
Just days before Prime Video drops Gen V onto its streaming service, the TV series has received epic praise from critics.
It has debuted on ratings website Rotten Tomatoes with an ultra rare 100 per cent score.
Grace Randolph from Beyond the Trailer said: "One would think the magic of The Boys couldn't be duplicated, but Gen V is a fantastic extension of that edgy, clever superhero show. Only this time instead of the Avengers & Justice League, this is a take on the X-Men. Lots of VFX & mystery - a fun time!"
We Got This Covered's Scott Campbell added: "Gen V takes its cues from The Boys exactly as you'd expect, and while the college-set spin-off tries its hardest to stand alone, it's still dwarfed by the shadow of its parent series."
Nick Schager from The Daily Beast wrote: "Energized by the same go-for-broke creativity, sharp social commentary and puerile R-rated sense of humor as its big TV brother, it reconfirms that this franchise remains the comic book genre’s only consistently imaginative player."
The Wall Street Journal's John Anderson commented: "Gen V which is quite ridiculous... can’t really be dismissed. Why? Because it is enough of a social critique, however fuzzy and smart-alecky, to hint at intelligence behind the sensationalism."
Gen V takes a look at what superheroes would be like if they in college.
Considering how immature, trigger-happy and unreliable supes are as adults in The Boys, you can only imagine the mayhem that happens at Godolkin University School of Crimefighting.
The series will follow a group of young prospective superheroes as they're put through a series of rigorous games to prove they've got what it takes to be Vought's next big thing.
They have all sorts of weird and wonderful powers that get them into trouble and allow them to overcome any foe if they can work together.
Described as 'part college show, part Hunger Games', the first trailer for the spin-off promised plenty of the gore and violence fans of The Boys are well accustomed to.
It's possibly a good idea not to get attached to too many of the characters you'll see in the show as there's a strong chance not all of them will make it to the end alive.
Gen V debuts on Prime Video on Friday (September 29) around the world and you'll get to see what critics are raving about.