The Midas Flesh #5

The Midas Flesh #5

Writer: Ryan North Artist: Shelli Paroline, Braden Lamb Publisher: Boom! Studios Release Date: April 23, 2014 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 3
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The ship is torn by a battle of head vs. heart. Now that they have the allmighty
power of The Midas Touch at their hands, do they have what it takes to use it on
the Federation's home planet? Lives are at stake and friendships are challenged in
issue #5 of THE MIDAS FLESH!

  • 9.0
    Rhymes With Geek - Josh Reifler Apr 24, 2014

    If you aren't reading the Midas Flesh yet then get with it! It's one of my main pulls each week and a good choice for the young-adult fiction reader or casual comics fans. Ryan North has a storytelling style that interjects humor at just the right moments and he succeeds in creating something mixes many familiar elements to create something new. Do yourself a favor and check out this book. It's got strong female characters and dinosaurs. What else to do you want?! Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Multiversity Comics - Vince Ostrowski Apr 25, 2014

    As the ramifications of the adventure get bigger and more problematic for our principal characters, the journey becomes more and more enjoyable for the reader. Subtle comedy is still allowed to exist, but takes a backseat to the devastating events of issue #5. That's not automatically a bad thing. There's room for both in “The Midas Flesh” – a comic that embodies everything we love about big, galactically-important event stories without any of the baggage. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Bastards - James Anders II May 3, 2014

    With just three issues left, The Midas Flesh is building into a pretty serious young adult fiction story. It started a little bit slow, but things have picked up. Now, the baddies have the upper hand and things are looking bleak indeed. I can't wait to see how things work out. Read Full Review

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