Velvet #14

Velvet #14

Writer: Ed Brubaker Artist: Steve Epting Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: April 27, 2016 Cover Price: $3.50 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 1
7.5Critic Rating
7.5User Rating

Velvet makes a move that puts her right in the crosshairs!

  • 9.0
    Nerds Unchained - Jeremy Radick Apr 28, 2016

    Velvet #14 is major issue for the series, one that kicks the overarching storyline into a new level of danger even as it continues to deliver the cool espionage action for which the series has garnered acclaim. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Big Comic Page - Andrew McGlinn Apr 28, 2016

    This penultimate episode of The Man Who Stole the World does a brilliant job of cranking up the tension to breaking point. Velvet's story so far has been a tangled web of intrigue and double-cross of the best possible vintage. We've hadfourteen issues of fine 70's spy thriller dining and I'm ready for the end, I'm dying to find out what will happen. I can honestly say there has not been one bad issue of this story so far, and partfourteen is definitely not an exception to this rule. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Razorfine - Alan Rapp May 3, 2016

    What did Velvet learn? What's next for Velvet, Colt, and those still working against her? Can Velvet escape Colt's clutches or turn the fellow spy into a co-collaborator? Or, with what she knows now, is being taken by her former employers exactly what she wants? Worth a look. Read Full Review

  • 7.6
    Entertainment Fuse - Jim Bush May 3, 2016

    Velvet #14 is a sort of strange issue in some regards. Its an enjoyable read and it definitely sets up future issues with some exciting new dynamics. The choice made here to include Nixon in the flesh is bold, and I respect that the creative team went for something so risky. Nixons presence, though, takes me a little out of Velvets story, and I think could make the conspiracy at the center of the story too linked to the Watergate cover-up. So there are some thematic and tone quibbles I have, but Velvet #14 is still an intriguing and significant issue. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Comic Book Resources - Jennifer Cheng May 2, 2016

    Players at the highest levels of government are revealed and another is brought back into the game, but -- in terms of dramatic impact -- the storytelling in "Velvet" #14 feels like it's treading water. Read Full Review

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