Halo: Initiation #3

Halo: Initiation #3

Writer: Brian Reed Artist: Marco Castiello Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: October 9, 2013 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5
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The conclusion of this three-part series reveals the story of how Commander Sarah Palmer became a Spartan-IV and leads directly into the exciting new mobile game from 343 Industries, Halo: Spartan Assault.

Sarah Palmer and her new comrade Spartans are thrust into action when a violent insurgent group attempts to seize the UNSC flagship Infinity. Is their Spartan cunning a match for the insurgents' brilliant guerrilla tactics?

  • 7.0
    Unleash The Fanboy - Harrison Rawdin Oct 8, 2013

    In the end Halo Initiation #3 turned out to be an action movie with very little depth, but it was a good one at that. Recommended. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    We The Nerdy - Mario Miranda Oct 15, 2013

    Overall, I would not recommend this for casual fans of the Halo universe, this is absolutely a series geared for hardcore fans. I really wish this was a longer mini or an ongoing because even in trade format, there will only be three issues. Hopefully this is just a good start to great Halomini series from Dark Horse. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comic Bastards - Dustin Cabeal Oct 9, 2013

    Again, this was a good ending, but there was a noticeable dip in quality for both the story and art. Hopefully with the ongoing this won't be an issue, but I really hope that the art has a major jump in the quality. While I didn't mind it on this series it was as spectacular as the franchise deserved. If you're a Halo fan though then you definitely don't want to miss the story elements added to the universe here. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Major Spoilers - Kevin Mak Oct 14, 2013

    The Halo Initiation miniseries is a nice introduction into the Halo universe outside of the Master Chief and the Covenant. The three issue series has some surprisingly well-design interiors worthy of the Halo franchise. However, since it is a three issue series, the comic does not have enough support to convey a complex story. It ends abruptly without contributing anything to the Halo's expending storyline. It is a solid piece, but completely unnecessary. Read Full Review

  • 3.0
    AiPT! - Sam Roche Oct 9, 2013

    And then the action starts. Well, sort of. All we get is a push of a button and an explosion. See, my problem with this book — and it's been this way the whole series — is that we don't get to know the characters at all. I mean, who cares if a bunch of Spartans b Read Full Review

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