Nailbiter #10

Nailbiter #10

Writer: Joshua Williamson Artist: Mike Henderson Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: February 4, 2015 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 13 User Reviews: 7
7.4Critic Rating
8.1User Rating

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All of the town's children have gone missing...and only the notorious serial killer the Nailbiter can help Sheriff Crane and Finch find them...but at what price?

  • 9.3
    Big Glasgow Comic Page - Shaun Ketchion Feb 22, 2015

    A great installment in the Nailbiter series issue 10 delivers shock twists and reveals that contribute to the on-going mythos in the most unexpected of ways. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Unleash The Fanboy - John McCubbin Feb 3, 2015

    Nailbiter may have had a questionable stint after it's first arc, but the last few issues has quickly seen the series return to form. Delivering a gripping series of events, along with some tantalising clues, this issue is bound to astonish current reader, alluring new ones at the same time. Read Full Review

  • 8.8
    Geeked Out Nation - Jess Camacho Feb 4, 2015

    “Nailbiter” is not a series you can afford to keep ignoring. Comics are being picked up left and right for television shows and it shocks me that this isn't one of them. “Nailbiter” #10 is a nice addition to the bigger mythology of the series and that cliffhanger ending has me already counting the days till the next issue. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    ComicBuzz - ChrisG Feb 11, 2015

    Nailbiter issue 10 is tense, fast, and horrific and shows the potential birth of another Buckaroo killer. Hopefully after the hack/slash crossover we'll get some answers as Finch and Warren finally get to ‘talk'. Read Full Review

  • 8.2
    Capeless Crusader - Cody Mudge Feb 3, 2015

    Nailbiter has been an awesome series even despite the titular character's usual absence and this issue is probably the best one from this series so far. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    The Latest Pull - Nicholas Turner Feb 2, 2015

    All in all, Nailbiter's strengths can be seen when its exploring it's own premise: the mystery of Buckaroo. Due to its strong creative team it continues to be a comic dripping in atmosphere. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Coming Up Comics - David Melton Feb 3, 2015

    Next month is the Hack/Slash and Nailbiter crossover for a little background, but then it's time to pick up where the cliffhanger this issue leaves you on. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    All-Comic - Matthew Tupper Feb 4, 2015

    It is great to see Finch take the gloves off in the final scene, but unfortunately we will have to wait two months for more (coerced) answers. Next month's issue will be part of the Hack/Slash crossover, which is sure to also be great, but really… we all want to see that Finchinterrogation scene that's been promisedsince the first issue! Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Vine - Corey 'Undeadpool' Schroeder Feb 4, 2015

    Its a difficult thing to keep one core mystery so strong and so compelling across such a long-scale read, but this issue continues to show that this book is more than up to the task. Williamson and Henderson seem to know exactly what theyre doing and how they wanna do it, and so far its working out pretty great for them. Whether or not we get an immediate explanation for what we saw here, this issue helps establish that there are still plenty of dark corners of Buckaroo left unexplored. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Infinite Comix - Jacob Torres Feb 6, 2015

    Nailbiter #10is a perfect example of 'Your-Mileage-May-Vary'. Unfortunately the underwhelming second act could potentially undermine the issue's strengths for some readers who could seeNailbiter #10 as writer Joshua Williamson's first major misstep. On the other hand the issue starts off strong and ends on a high note, filled with enough excitement, tension, and mystery to keep many readers thoroughly entertained as Williamson continues to explore the entrancing and mysterious and charming town of Buckaroo.Regardless of opinion it's an important issue of Nailbiter which expands upon the series mythology and provides plenty of thrills for fans of horror. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Word Of The Nerd - Connor McGuckin Feb 6, 2015

    As a strong positive, the art continues to impress. Henderson and Guzowski create pages that are gritty and realistic enough to convey struggle and fear, but at the same time, they're still aesthetically pleasing. By abandoning the muted black and white slog many horror comics chose to go with, the colored panels make for an interesting mix of terror and fun. If a more sparse publishing schedule means that this combination of story and art continues, I'm all for it. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Bloody Disgusting - Torin Chambers Feb 4, 2015

    The issue does pick up a bit after this and the ending is totally rad, but not good enough to save the issue. It's a rare misstep from Williamson but one I'm sure he'll bounce back from going forward. Nailbiter fans will still find some nuggets of fun here but this is will definitely be remembered as a black sheep. Read Full Review

  • 2.0
    Comic Bastards - Samantha Roehrig Feb 4, 2015

    I truly feel bad giving this comic such a poor score. I want to like it so bad, but after coming back with fresh eyes, it is hard to see what the thrill is about. I'm not even a tad curious to who is behind Carroll's death. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    mrDovydas Feb 8, 2015

    This would work perfectly as a tv show.

  • 8.0
    Slayer666 Feb 6, 2015

    Pretty slow until the big twist at the end.

  • 7.0
    Gizmo Feb 13, 2015

    There's a lot of great things about this issue: the school bus of kids in danger is high risk and the shocking actions of a little girl are intense. Let's not forgot the totally bad ass cliff hanger, but the issue falls short on the pacing. The whole thing feels like it's flying at a mile a minute and suddenly it's over. I wonder if increasing the page count from 20 to 22 pages would have helped at all, but the pacing is important in carrying the mood. The comic isn't scary if the mood isn't right. Hopefully this is just a hiccup in Nailbiter's pacing but I do admit that each new psycho becomes an increasingly unwanted distraction from the main story. Maybe it's better for everyone to wrap this series up after 25 issues or it could easily grow very stale.

  • 9.0
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  • 8.0
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  • 8.0
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  • 7.5
    Victor Fries Feb 20, 2015

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