Deathmatch #6

Deathmatch #6

Writer: Paul Jenkins Artist: Carlos Magno Publisher: Boom! Studios Release Date: May 29, 2013 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4
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THE SMASH HIT CONTINUES! The arena isn't the only thing to be afraid of anymore... After last month's harrowing deathmatch, the heroes fear for their lives every waking moment as the secret combatant sealed up in the prison's high security wing is unleashed...

  • 9.0
    Comic Spectrum - Bob Bretall May 29, 2013

    Deathmatch is a “Top 10″ series for me (out of >110 titles read this month), so absolutely worth checking out. The final panel in this issue was another “WOW!” moment that both evokes an image of Big 2 events and makes me want to come back for issue #7 so I can see the spin Paul Jenkins is going to put on it. This series is highly recommended, though not something to jump on board with mid-story. Check it out in collected editions if you missed it in monthly issues. Read Full Review

  • 8.6
    Analog Addiction - Jideobi Odunze May 31, 2013

    Deathmatch #6Written by: Paul JenkinsArt by: Carlos MagnoAs time is running out, Deathmatch #6 shows us how the heroes start to crumble as their backs are against the wall. Again, not only are they losing numbers in battles they cannot avoid, losing numbers to the many villains the heroes are stuck with mutually, more to their attempts at escaping, but now to a force that is so powerful that even the arena is powered to keep it contained. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Bastards - Steve Paugh May 30, 2013

    So, because Deathmatch is beginning to show signs of being an overpowered, yet stuck beast (much like the heroes within its pages), and this issue isn’t as captivating and incendiary as the blowout that was issue five, I have to drop it a point. Which, if my math is right, takes it down to just being “fucking awesome!” Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Resources - Kelly Thompson Jun 3, 2013

    In a book that is literally about characters battling to the death in a "match," it's nice that Jenkins is taking the time to really think about what might make these pair ups interesting and give the battles an incisive physicality. It's the polar opposite of lazy superhero writing and is the kind of smart writing that makes this surprise title stands out from the superhero comics crowd. Read Full Review

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