Dead Boy Detectives #8

Dead Boy Detectives #8

Writer: Toby Litt Artist: Ryan Kelly, Mark Buckingham Publisher: Vertigo Release Date: August 27, 2014 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 1
8.2Critic Rating
7.0User Rating

After Charles and Crystal pledge to help one another in their investigations no matter the cost the duo set out to prove that Charless father did not murder Charless mother, and to find out whether Crystal really can bring her lost friend Rosa back from beyond the grave. Meanwhile, Edwin might discover the key to these mysteries if he can break Tibetan Monk Lobsang out of a trance so deep he stopped breathing in 2012.

  • 8.4
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Minhquan Nguyen Sep 4, 2014

    This endearingly oddball title stays strong, though not an exemplar of Vertigo material. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    DC Comics News - Joey Garces Aug 29, 2014

    The Dead Boy Detectives series is getting better with each issue and is rather fast paced, this issue like every other in this series will not bore any reader unless the concept of paranormal detective stories are simply outside of your tastes. Even then this series is worth a look. This issue especially is the most interesting by far simply for this philosophic exploration that it has prompted and I cant see where this idea is taken. Isolde has only made a brief appearance in this issue but due to what she knows of Charles mother its safe to say that she is here for quite a few more appearances and theres an equally great chance that this exploration through the eyes of those between life and death will become a well utilized device that allows for great commentary on the two greatest aspects of mankind, the two great unknowns. Read Full Review

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