Johnny Red #3

Johnny Red #3

Writer: Garth Ennis Artist: Keith Page Publisher: Titan Books Release Date: January 6, 2016 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 1
9.6Critic Rating
9.0User Rating

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Having been removed as leader of his beloved Russian fighter squadron, the Falcons, Johnny "Red" Redburn is curious. What is this "all-Russian" secret mission the Falcons are on and why has been forbidden to take part? However, he now has a more pressing problem: he has to shepherd a bunch a new pilots who have cannon fodder written all over them!

  • 10
    Big Comic Page - John Wallace Jan 5, 2016

    All in all, this is another rip roaring yarn of derring-do, but deeper down, this comic explores just how close to victory the Germans came at Stalingrad, and just how close to the bare bones the Russian forces really were. The creative team have done this really well. Read Full Review

  • 9.8
    Graphic Policy - Karcossa Jan 6, 2016

    Johnny Red is, for me, the best non-superhero book on the racks right now, and it's one that I firmly believe you should be checking out. Whether you love this series as much as I do, however, is a question that only you can answer. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Nerds Unchained - Connor Frigon Jan 11, 2016

    Ennis is often criticized over the ultra-violence, Johnny Red is relatively tame. The aerial dogfights depersonalize the violence when Red and his comrades are shooting down Germans. But as the tides of battle turn, Keith Burns line art evokes the visceral pain and loss of combat. His detail heavy fighter jets contrast with the blood that splatters the windshield, sickly coloured by Jason Wordie. The imagery seizes your mind. Johnny Red #3 doesnt want you to forget the reality of war. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Briton Jan 20, 2016

    Probably the best comic being published at present.

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