Deathmask #3

Writer: David Michelinie, Bob Layton Artist: Dick Giordano Publisher: Future Comics Critic Reviews: 2
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  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Ray Tate Jul 19, 2003

    The artwork is less potent here than in previous issues. Dick Giordano's usual precision is hampered by sloppy inking. The characters' expressions often look distorted and bear little of Giordano's traditional slick style. Never the less, even with sub-par artwork, this is an exciting issue of Deathmask. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Jul 29, 2003

    My enjoyment of this series is somewhat undone by it's rather unsympathetic lead character, as there are moments in this issue where it's quite difficult to even consider the character to be a hero, given the excessively violent means that he employs in his war on criminals. There's a scene in this issue where the criminal has surrender, with his hands up, and Deathmask rewards him with an extremely gruesome death, and this scene is followed up by a rather odd scene where Deathmask actually seems genuinely confused that the people he rescued wouldn't want him around. Still, it's not often that we see this degree of violence for a character who is apparently suppose to be the hero of the book, as the only one that comes to mind is the Punisher, and even then the criminals he guns down tend to be pretty nasty pieces of work themselves. I truly feel this book would be better served if the villains were a little more wicked though, and the creatures that attack Deathmask in the final pages Read Full Review

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