Dark Red #3

Writer: Tim Seeley Artist: Corin Howell Publisher: Aftershock Comics Release Date: May 29, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 6
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A surprise, shocking dive into Chip's past. During WW2, a small group of soldiers, pursued by Nazis, wanders into a dilapidated French hotel, and one man's life is changed forever. Tim Seeley (BRLLIANT TRASH, Hack/Slash, Grayson) and Corin Howell (Ghostbusters, Bat-Mite) bring you a contemporary and horrifying tale of vampirism in the heart of America - one that'll make you jump right out of your boots.

  • 9.6
    SciFiPulse - Patrick Hayes Jun 2, 2019

    You can't go wrong with vampires during WWII. Chip's turning is revealed as is how he ultimately beat Victor. The visuals were great and I would love to see Howell doing more in the 1940's. Victor's death is disgustingly cool. This is a book that every horror fan should have. Simply outstanding. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    The Brazen Bull - Jaimee Nadzan Jun 5, 2019

    Dark Red #3 is a must-read; do not miss Chip's backstory. Tim Seeley and Corin Howell take create care to depict Chip's past, humanizing the vampiric experience. Read Full Review

  • 8.8
    Comic Watch - Adrian Care Jun 4, 2019

    Save your comparisons to Garth Ennis Preacher. This series is only in its nascent term and has still found a way to say something all on its own. Whats more, is the effortless way it shifts between a small story and a sprawling epic. At only issue three, the lead is totally engaging, the story is completely enthralling, and the blood runs free. Raise a glass of crimson and toast to a brilliant, fresh, series. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    The Fandom Post - Chris Beveridge May 30, 2019

    I didn't go into Dark Red with too many expectations and maybe a touch of dread since it was supposed to have some political leanings to it. But I like what Tim Seeley produces in general and I've been wowed by the couple of books of Corin Howell's that I've seen recently and that made it easy to get into. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Russ Burlingame Jun 5, 2019

    Strong characterization and beautiful art elevate what could easily be just another fun-but-forgettable vampire story into something special. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Horror DNA - James Ferguson Jun 15, 2019

    Although it's lost a little momentum, Dark Red is still packed with some awesome vampire action. The issue is bookended by a scene from the present that's worth the price of admission, as it gives us an idea as to what we can expect next. This is going to get bigger and bloodier and I'm pumped about that. Now we're further invested in Chip and understand his actions a bit more, so I'm curious as to what he does now that his back is against the wall. Read Full Review

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