Arrow: Season 2.5 #4

Arrow: Season 2.5 #4

Writer: Marc Guggenheim Artist: Joe Bennett, Szymon Kudranski Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: October 15, 2014 Cover Price: $0.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 1
6.4Critic Rating
6.0User Rating

Witness the stunning origin of the new Brother Blood!

  • 8.0
    Shadowhawk's Shade - AJ Oct 19, 2014

    Not as good baseline as the previous issues because of all the recap from the show, but still a solid issue. Read Full Review

  • 7.6
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Jan 15, 2015

    The plot in this series has progressed to the point where I find myself wishing it would actually be turned into an episode of the show. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Amit J. Jan 14, 2015

    I really liked the fact that Guggenheim is playing with the Brother Blood character again. I thought the show did an excellent job with it too. One thing is for certain, with the Church of Blood rising once again and other possible villains to come in the future, havoc is on its way towards Starling. So if you're a fan of CW's Arrow, then from "Pop Chok" arrow to Oliver's superpower of blaming himself for everything (again, staying true to the show) and from Felicity's one liners to Diggle's ass kicking, this series is going to be a pretty fun read for you. Read Full Review

  • 5.3
    Weird Science - Eric Shea Oct 13, 2014

    While the art to this book is consistently great and really captures the look of the actors of the show, I really can't recommend this issue because it's a complete backtrack to show us the supposed origin of the new Brother Blood, but does it by just showing us what happened in an episode last season of the show.  I know these are short issues and there's a lot to convey in a small amount of space, but this origin seems like something that could of been said in a brief conversation, because really it's not all that exciting and definitely not the stunning origin that the description promised.  Hopefully now that this story is out of the way we can get back to telling actual stories that happened in between Season 2 and 3. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    DC Comics News - David Hestand III Oct 15, 2014

    Arrow Season 2.5 #3, is not a technically bad issue. In fact, someone who hadnt seen the last few Arrow episodes in Season 2 might really enjoy the writing in this issue. But, points off for being a complete and total rehash. For those who've seen the show, no need to bother, really. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Batfan Oct 16, 2014

    In a 20 page issue, NEVER spend 8 PAGES telling us what we already know! We've seen the show, guys!

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