Creepy Comics #8

Creepy Comics #8

Writer: Dan Braun, Bruce Jones Artist: Bernie Wrightson, Coover Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: April 4, 2012 Critic Reviews: 2
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  • 8.4
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Dean Stell Apr 4, 2012

    And, that is part of the problem with this new Creepy series. Jennifer was first published in 1974 in Creepy #63. Dark Horse has been consistently plucking gems from the old Warren Publishing Creepy Magazine and I can't fault them for that too much. I DO have the issues, but most people don't and it probably encourages people to buy the collected editions. But if you cherry-pick masterpieces like "Jennifer", they make the modern stories look "meh" in comparison. In some ways, it isn't really a fair comparison because "Jennifer" was better than most of the contents of Creepy back in 1974 too. An interesting issue. The new material has some bright spots, but the hands-down star is an almost 40-year-old work. I'm not sure publishing current stories with all-star material from day's past is the best publishing move. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comics Bulletin - Nick Hanover Apr 13, 2012

    Of course, it's also a double edged sword, because it again reminds readers just how far ahead the original Creepy is from its modern day successor. But conveniently, Dark Horse has placed a house ad for their recent collection of Bernie Wrightston's best Creepy and Eerie material directly after, just in case you hadn't bought that must own work yet and "Jenifer" reminded you that you need to get on that. Read Full Review

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