Stronghold #2

Writer: Phil Hester Artist: Ryan Kelly Publisher: Aftershock Comics Release Date: March 20, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 3
9.0Critic Rating
8.0User Rating

15As Michael Grey investigates the global conspiracy dedicated to concealing his mysterious past, he learns the enemies he created in that forgotten life are decidedly not of this earth. Tragic romance and cosmic horror collide in this second issue of Hester and Kelly's epic saga!
Phil Hester (The Coffin, Deathstroke, The Darkness, SHIPWRECK) and Ryan Kelly (Lucifer, Saucer Country) weave a tale of cosmic horror, high adventure and tragic romance unlike anything else in comics.

  • 9.6
    SciFiPulse - Patrick Hayes Apr 20, 2019

    The mysteries continue as a group changes its direction and a new player goes to the park. I love the teasing of the story, with some elements obvious, but most plot threads still not clear. Michael is only briefly in this issue, but is still confused after the events of last issue. Holdmother is quite the evil entity, though Teacher looks to usurp that title. The visuals are solid, with the backgrounds impressive and that last page jaw-dropping. This is the science fiction, mystery, conspiracy you're looking for. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Darryll Robson Mar 22, 2019

    Stronghold dissects the Superhero and plays with conspiracy theories through an engaging narrative and outstanding art work. One of the best comics currently on the shelf, the creators are giving the reader a masterclass in comic book storytelling. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Multiversity Comics - Matt Ligeti Mar 25, 2019

    A sleeper hit, "Stronghold" spins a tangled web that's so captivating, you won't want to escape it. Read Full Review

  • 8.2
    Sequential Planet - Matthew Dillon Mar 26, 2019

    Stronghold #2 improves upon the first issue and bodes well for the rest of the series. Read Full Review

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