Caliban #3

Caliban #3

Writer: Garth Ennis Artist: Facundo Percio Publisher: Avatar Press Release Date: June 4, 2014 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 2
7.8Critic Rating
8.5User Rating

GARTH ENNIS has created a science fiction horror story that grabs you and rips a black hole in your chest while reading.  The crew of the Caliban is dying.  When an alien ship melded with their vessel in hyperspace, it unleashed something long forgotten from the darkest and coldest corners of the universe.  Creeping flesh, mutating fears, and paranoia pushed to the brink of sanity rule now.  Garth Ennis delivers a modern day sci-fi masterpiece in the vein of Alien that tears you screaming from your safe place and leaves you naked before unimaginable horrors.  Available with Regular, Wraparound, Terror, and Design Sketch Incentive covers by Facundo Percio and a ultra-limited Dark Matter edition of just 1500 copies.

  • 9.0
    Shadowhawk's Shade - Abhinav Jain Jun 10, 2014

    With such a strong performance in issue #3, this series has a good future. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Multiversity Comics - Michelle White Jun 6, 2014

    The first issue had more potential than is being capitalized on here, but "Caliban" is still an entertaining " and very scary " read. It'll likely hold together better when collected, but it's doing an admirable job keeping the tension high from chapter to chapter. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    Entertainment Fuse - Elvis Dutan Jun 5, 2014

    I could not, finally, go on without going into Fecundo Percio's artwork that has been attached to this series. Avatar has become notorious for their very sloppy artwork and coloring, to the point where readers expect and joke about it more often than not. With Caliban, however, the artwork is simply modest. Its nothing special, but a far cry away from awful. Simply competent and the slight moments where the dark setting really shines through are the highlights. Overall I have to admit that this is the kind of story that you read all in one go, so that the weaker aspects are shuffled around with the stuff that actually works. Not among Ennis better works and that is something that really sours on the series. Read Full Review

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