War is Hell: The First Flight of the Phantom Eagle #5

War is Hell: The First Flight of the Phantom Eagle #5

Writer: Garth Ennis Artist: Howard Chaykin Publisher: Marvel Max Release Date: July 16, 2008 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 2
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  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Paul Brian McCoy Jul 15, 2008

    I know that the fifth and final issue of a miniseries is a bad time to try to tell people to read something if they haven't started already, but here I am saying it. This is a beautiful book, both to look at and to read. If you can't be bothered to track down the back issues, then keep an eye out for the collected version. It's definitely worth the time and money for five issues of Howard Chaykin at his best and Garth Ennis writing the kind of comics that we just don't get much of in America. Sure, England has had comics like this for thirty years, but over here it's rare and exciting and we need more like it. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Book Resources - Timothy Callahan Jul 18, 2008

    For a war comic, there's not much fighting in this story. The violence that occurs is swift and lethal. Instead of battle, this comic emphasizes the moments before and the moments after. Those are the moments where the characters really struggle with right and wrong. And those are the moments worth reading about. Read Full Review

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