Grendel vs. The Shadow #3

Grendel vs. The Shadow #3

Writer: Matt Wagner Artist: Matt Wagner Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: November 12, 2014 Cover Price: $5.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 1
9.1Critic Rating
10User Rating

Eisner Award winner Matt Wagner brings this exciting miniseries to its dramatic conclusion as two pulp-noir icons go head to head! Will GRENDEL succumb to the seductive temptations of the past? Or will THE SHADOW finally fall prey to the most dangerous foe he’s ever faced? WHO will prevail as . . . the Master of Darkness?

  • 10
    AiPT! - John F. Trent Nov 4, 2014

    This book is an excellent ending to a very well-done mini-series. Matt Wagner's story pushes both Grendel and The Shadow to their limits. Furthermore, there is added depth including a surprise twist and an excellent compare and contrast on how each interacts with the women in their lives. His artwork is top-notch, with on the edge of your seat action sequences and great panel placement. Highlighting the artwork is Brennan Wagner's beautiful colors, bringing out the emotion of the characters. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Comic Bastards - Dustin Cabeal Nov 5, 2014

    This is a satisfying conclusion to a crossover for sure, but it's also just a satisfying comic to read. I rushed to read it this week because it was so entertaining, but also because I never knew what Wagner really intended to do with the story and characters. I'm kind of wishing there was more or a second volume already in the works because I think these two worlds work incredibly well, but time will tell and really only The Shadow knows. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Razorfine - Alan Rapp Nov 18, 2014

    In the end both warriors are bloodied and battered but Grendel, despite his hurt ego to go along with is injuries, manages to return back to his own time. His inability to find any mention of his adventures in the past suggests Grendel's journey wasn't just through time but also through an alternate dimension where crime does not pay. Worth a look Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    We The Nerdy - Richard Langston Apr 9, 2015

    I'd be more inclined to recommend the Grendel Omnibus Vol. 1 to those unfamiliar with the character, and to comic fans in general, because it's an amazing story that feels more like literature than a typical comic book, the latter of which is what we have with this comic. My biggest gripe as a huge fan of this character is that this series cheapens the mythology of the character. Also the dialogue is 90's comics bad, with one-liners and quips being exchanged that a character as literate and elitist would kill someone else for even thinking of uttering. Read Full Review

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