Hellchild #5

Hellchild #5

Writer: Joe Brusha, Ralph Tedesco Artist: Vincenzo Riccardi Publisher: Zenescope Entertainment Release Date: July 20, 2016 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 1
9.4Critic Rating
9.0User Rating

-       Final issue!
-       Leads into the upcoming event GRIMM FAIRY TALES: APOCALYPSE
As Angelica works out her issues with her father Hades in a bloody way, Helsing and Marian find that their actions have dark consequences. With all of the cards on the table, will Angelica rise about her thirst for vengeance - and blood - or will she embrace her sinister nature?

  • 10
    The Fandom Post - Richard Gutierrez Jul 20, 2016

    Hellchild is a stunning epic enshrined within a sanguine odyssey, all stained crimson with lyrical artistry worthy of a Grecian tragedy. The search for redemption is something which we have all attempted at one time in our lives and it is this adventure which makes this story worthy of acknowledgement. We can see Angelica as a troubled child and the brutality of her tantrums only seeks to reinforce her anger and as such, once she does accept her faults, the pleasure of seeing her overcoming them makes the story all the more satisfying. Zenescope has welcomed a new member to their extraordinary family, and I for one cannot wait for her next adventure to grace these pages. Read Full Review

  • 9.2
    Word Of The Nerd - Kevin Given Jul 19, 2016

    In ConclusionWe come full circle as we see Hades imprisoned and about to be executed. Angelica has been betrayed by a main character and Van Helsing is involved in another fight and has been delayed in the rescue of her lover. A great story, if I have any criticism of this issue it's that we don't see enough of Olaf. I think his character should have been more prominent. Other than that this is a very satisfying conclusion which makes us wonder about the future of these characters. Will Hades and Van Helsing continue their relationship or has it been strained to the breaking point. Will father and daughter reconcile? Some of these questions aren't completely answered by the finale leaving the possibility for another story at another time. I enjoyed this series very much. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    SciFiPulse - Patrick Hayes Jul 29, 2016

    Hellchild is a terrific introduction for Angelica and I look forward to seeing more of her in the Zenescope Universe. Good action and great characters. Read Full Review

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