Black's Myth: The Key To His Heart #1

Writer: Eric Palicki Artist: Wendell Cavalcanti Publisher: Ahoy Comics Release Date: June 21, 2023 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 3
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It's back, the "moody tale that smartly blends familiar supernatural elements with the trappings of classic pulpy crime stories" (Comics Beat). In this new case, werewolf private eye Janie "Strummer" Mercado tries to prevent a young girl from becoming a monster, with the aid of her suave djinn assistant Ben Si'lat. But will Strummer gain an intern instead? And why is an old enemy sending mysterious packages to her house? Featuring a cover by Liana Kangas and an incentive cover  by Tim Seeley.

  • 8.0
    Lotusland Comics - Hank Rea Jun 29, 2023

    'Black's Myth: The Key to His Heart' is another exciting mystery driven by engaging characters in a modern noir detective story.  Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Evan Valentine Jun 21, 2023

    The Key To His Heart is a fantastic re-entry into one of Ahoy's biggest series and might work as a better story than its predecessor. Read Full Review

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    You Don't Read Comics - Russ Bickerstaff Jun 21, 2023

    A werewolf P.I., a half-djinn assistant, and a half-demon intern. Southern California seems more or less a perfect place for this sort of thing. Palicki modulates the rhythm of the contemporary urban fantasy in a way that feels perfectly well-suited to another pleasant fusion. Palicki and company are working with so many tropes that are so harrowingly close to cliche, but they have managed to more or less successfully avoid them all so far.  Read Full Review

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