Wrath of the Eternal Warrior #9

Wrath of the Eternal Warrior #9

Writer: Robert Venditti Artist: Raul Allen Publisher: Valiant Comics Release Date: July 13, 2016 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 7 User Reviews: 6
8.2Critic Rating
8.9User Rating

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"LABYRINTH" delivers the killing blow! The darkest hour of the Eternal Warrior's long life has arrived with blood and torment. Behind every wall and around every corner of the Dying One's "LABYRINTH," new and sadistic ways to burn, tear, and break Gilad Anni Padda await. As the Eternal Warrior's greatest enemy inches closer to unlocking the secret of never-ending life, is all hope lost for Earth's immortal soldier? The monumental Eternal Warrior epic of the year delivers another crushing blow as New York Times best-selling writer Robert Venditti (BOOK OF DEATH) and visionary artist Raúl Allén (Hawkeye) enter the darkest corner of "LABYRINTH" yet!

  • 10
    All-Comic - Jesse Izdepski Jul 14, 2016

    Wrath of the Eternal Warrior #9lives up to its namesake, and continues atradition of excellence that this title will be remembered for. If you have time (or have not yet done so), take the opportunity to read the series from the beginning and up to this point. In doing so, it is quite possible that you too will see the genius and quality that isWrath of the Eternal Warrior. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Bounding Into Comics - Elliott Cole Jul 12, 2016

    Venditti and company continue to push the Eternal Warrior through his own personal odyssey in their own visually impressive way. There is no good reason for Valiant fans or fans of action comics to pass on Wrath of the Eternal Warrior #9. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Chuck's Comic Of The Day - Chuck Jul 19, 2016

    It's a heck of a lot of fun (in a brutal, violent way), and it includes a maze! Read Full Review

  • 8.8
    Graphic Policy - Alex K Cossa Jul 12, 2016

    When it comes to the dialogue, there are some hokey moments that feel at odds with the tone of the comic; almost as if Venditti has taken inspiration from the oldest of old school action movies (theExpendableslevel of cheese) in a couple of scenes. It' not enough to take away my enjoyment at all, but it's a little odd all the same. That said, this is still one of the best series on the shelf today, and you owe it to yourself to give it a read. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Bastards - Dustin Cabeal Jul 13, 2016

    We never know what's going to happen until next issue, but with some strong writing and a lot of breadcrumbs we can get a glimpse. This issue sets the stage for a very interesting tenth issue which may or may not wrap the arc. Whatever happens though, Venditti will likely continue showcasing why the Eternal Warrior is one of Valiant's most beloved characters. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Jason Laframboise Jul 14, 2016

    It's a good book and I'm enjoying this take on the Eternal Warrior. I'm willing to give Venditti a chance to grow into the book. It's just we seem to be taking forever to get from point a to point b. I recommend reading the book but wait for the trade. Read Full Review

  • 5.5
    Hulking Reviewer - Kareem Ali Jul 10, 2016

    Wrath of the Eternal Warrior #9 is a disappointing issue that provides no answers or story progression as it pertains to Gilad, Sovereign or Kalam. Instead it only covers Gilad's trek through the Labyrinth on the way to Sovereign so the conclusion of this issue feels just like the beginning. There is one bright spot with Kalam's decision to attempt to journey to the land of the living following in Gilad's footsteps but it's way too brief and gives no insight into his thinking. Hopefully next issue adds more depth to this story arc because this issue is largely forgettable. Read Full Review

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