Rise #5

Rise #5

Writer: Jeff McComsey Artist: Federica Manfredi Publisher: Double Take Release Date: August 24, 2016 Cover Price: $2.50 Critic Reviews: 2
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They're coming to get you Barbara. An old story with a new end and a new beginning. Johnny and Barbara escape from the undead, live through the night, then pick up a hitchhiker on their way home. No good deed goes unpunished. Johnny blacks out, then goes to the kind hospital where patients check in but don't check out. When the rubber hits the road, Johnny and Barbara put the pedal to the metal. The End...?

  • 8.0
    Comic Bastards - Dustin Cabeal Aug 15, 2016

    Rise continues to be one of the most important books in the shared universe because of the info it subtly gives you as a reader. There's a handful of books that give you info on the aliens, on the zombies from the human's perspective and then a handful like Rise that present it from the zombie's side of things. It keeps it from all being redundant, but then also a very creative way to piece together all of the information. I for one will be back to read more about our trio, you know" if they survive the day and all. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Comic Crusaders - Johnny "The Machine" Hughes Sep 16, 2016

    Double Take have created a bit of a rod for their own back, mainly because the source material feels too limited to make a grander, more cohesive whole, if you are not a fan of the film. As such, it would be a hard ask for anyone to have to go watch a movie to get the comic book, especially with the number of other zombie books out there, not even counting The Walking Dead. The guys at Double Take are clearly passionate about their books and with something that wasn't hung on a movie framework, their creativity may be better served. Read Full Review

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