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Almost American #1

Writer: Ron Marz Artist: Marco Castiello Publisher: Aftershock Comics Release Date: September 1, 2021 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 2
6.6Critic Rating
6.8User Rating

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Spies...like us? In 2008, husband-and-wife Russian intelligence operatives walked into the U.S. Embassy in the Dominican Republic in order to defect, making a deal to trade secrets for new lives. But instead of the American Dream, Janosh and Victorya Neumann found themselves caught up in red tape, bureaucracy and turf wars between the FBI and CIA - all while their past tries to kill them.
Based on the real-life story of real-life spies, ALMOST AMERICAN is written by comics master Ron Marz in close consultation with the Neumanns, with art by rising star Marco Castiello.

  • 8.4
    The Fandom Post - Chris Beveridge Sep 14, 2021

    Definitely a strong first outing that has me curious to see which direction it's going to go. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Multiversity Comics - Matthew Blair Sep 2, 2021

    What it lacks in action and end of the world stakes, it makes up for in well paced, well written dialogue and emotional stakes. Read Full Review

  • 5.8
    Comic Watch - Brent Jackson Sep 4, 2021

    With shows like The Americans and Black Widow recently premiering. Russian spies living in America is like the "thing" right now it feels like. Almost American #1 has a solid hook in actually having the actual spies consult on the series about their lives, but the whole first issue falters in a very uneventful affair. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    ComicBook.com - Chase Magnett Sep 1, 2021

    For all of the terror and tension these real individuals may have experienced, it simply cannot be found in the pages of Almost American #1. Read Full Review

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