The Names #2

The Names #2

Writer: Peter Milligan Artist: Leandro Fernandez Publisher: Vertigo Release Date: October 1, 2014 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 3
7.6Critic Rating
8.3User Rating

Searching for the truth behind the mysterious death of her husband, Katya Walker is drawn into the dangerous, nightmarish world of the Names. Meanwhile, the psychopathic killer known as the Surgeon makes a new move, and we learn more about the bizarre creatures know as the Dark Loops.

  • 9.0
    Bloody Disgusting - Bree Odgen Oct 3, 2014

    Issue two takes us international as Katya begins the hunt for clues that her late husband, Walker, sent her premortem (only to be useful postmortem). Don't you worry, the international bashing of a mans skull until he sings like a canary looks a lot like it does in America. And as with last issues beat-down, Katya loses her suspectright before the critical information is revealedto some kind of mysterious stroke that appears to be manufactured by The Names to silence the squeals of desperate men. But Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Book Resources - Jennifer Cheng Oct 3, 2014

    In "The Names" #2, Katya searches in a world of light to find the dark truth, a neat and deliberate reversal of the usual metaphor. It's not often that there's a comic on the stands in which the art team is so aware of and so skilled with the use of light, and it's a rare pleasure to read it. Read Full Review

  • 6.9
    IGN - Tres Dean Oct 2, 2014

    The Names is a fun, tense romp. Milligan is an industry veteran still at the top of his game and his partnership with Fernandez is relatively seamless. If you can get past a creative team beating you over the head with a story a bit, The Names is sure to please. Read Full Review

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