Bone Parish #1

Writer: Cullen Bunn Artist: Jonas Scharf Publisher: Boom! Studios Release Date: July 25, 2018 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 16 User Reviews: 9
8.5Critic Rating
8.8User Rating

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Cullen Bunn (Empty Man, The Unsound) returns to BOOM! Studios with a chilling necromantic horror story! A new drug is sweeping through the streets of New made from the ashes of the dead. Wars are being fought over who will control the supply, while the demand only rises. While the crime families wage war, users begin to experience terrifying visions of the dead coming back to life-through them.

  • 10
    Comic Bastards - Damien Becton Jul 25, 2018

    Overall, this book is an incredible way to kickstart this story. Cullen Bunn is able to effectively introduce and establish the characters as well as the effects of the drug. The art is just as engaging as the Jonas Scharf and Cullen Bunn are able to work masterfully with each other to tell an incredibly engrossing first entry to this story. After this first issue, I have all the confidence in the world in this book and this creative team. Read Full Review

  • 10 - Jenna Anderson Jul 25, 2018

    This is definitely a series you won't want to miss out on. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Sirens of Sequentials - CJ Pendragon Aug 15, 2018

    With horrific content mixed with scarier undertones of what one woman will do to secure her family's place on top,Bone Parish is a must-read for anyone in the comic book fandom. More than just another horror genre story, it touches on the longing regrets we all hold within ourselves, the desperation that we sometimes let drive us, and shows us exactly how dangerous a bad trip can be. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Bounding Into Comics - Nathan Braudrick Aug 1, 2018

    Bone Parish caught me off guard and I am very glad that it did. What could have been another run-of-the-mill drug and family drama has the added benefit of being infused with a healthy dose of supernatural and creepy terror that puts this book in a category with very few others. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Comic Book Corps - Matt Granberry Jul 25, 2018

    The story is to die for (pun intended), and the art will have you staring at it for hours. This is a great start to this journey and I'm anxious to see where this creative team leads us. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Weird Science - Josh Vermillion Jul 29, 2018

    While you wouldn't expect to care about a group of grave-robbing drug dealers, Cullen Bunn has a unique way of turning them into sympathetic characters in just one issue. This is a new, interesting concept that could go a number of different directions from here. The story is off to a great start, and the art is a big part of the way the story is being told thus far. Jump on this book now, before everyone realizes just how good it is! Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Jul 25, 2018

    Cullen Bunn has written a haunting first issue of this series. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Multiversity Comics - Elias Rosner Jul 27, 2018

    A crime drama masquerading as a horror story, "Bone Parish" #1 is equal parts intriguing, creepy, and intense. If this is merely the setup, then we're in for a fantastic journey. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Black Nerd Problems - Mikkel Snyder Jul 24, 2018

    This is a strong opening chapter, serving as a tantalizing start to the series. A lot of the more exciting developments occur in the second half of the issue, but it still remains a fun read and another example of excellent horror coming out this year. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    ComicBuzz - Victoria Wilton Jul 31, 2018

    If you are in the mood for a dark story with plenty of interesting character I would highly recommend this comic. I, for one, cannot wait to see where the story goes. Read Full Review

  • 8.9
    Graphic Policy - Brett Jul 25, 2018

    The comic is fantastic and cements Bunn as a master of horror. This is one that's an absolute must get and one you don't want ruined. Bone Parish brilliantly blends the familiar mob/drug story with that of a horror aspect, something that seems so obvious to do, but so far has had only mediocre results. Here though, the surprise ending and reveals raise the story to the next level and creates a comic series that will absolutely make “best of” lists come year end. Read Full Review

  • 8.6
    Major Spoilers - Stacy Baugher Jul 24, 2018

    A great story with multiple twists, Bone Parish taps into the crime drama in a way few have done before. I highly recommend it if you are looking for your next addiction. Read Full Review

  • 7.7
    Sequential Planet - Marcus Orchard Jul 30, 2018

    Bone Parish #1 is a great debut with an eerie premise, strong script, and effective atmosphere. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Newsarama - Matthew Sibley Jul 26, 2018

    Orlando's premise is ambitious, but the years-long timeframe of the story is a little hard to register over the course of 20 pages, even as he and Braga work hard to include Diana's various costume changes over the years. Regardless, this might be the best issue of Wonder Woman in years, so don't miss out. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Big Comic Page - Mark Scott Jul 24, 2018

    Overall I did enjoy Bone Parish and Im really looking forward to whats to come but I think that this is one that might benefit from stockpiling a few issues before starting, or perhaps enjoying the story in the Trade Paperback format when it comes. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Bleeding Cool - Joshua Davison Jul 30, 2018

    Bone Parish #1 is far too conventional and tame for its own good. It follows crime story tropes too closely while not focusing on elements that could give it a unique identity. The art is very good, but that doesnt quite earn the book a recommendation. Read Full Review

  • 10
    SloboSOY Aug 3, 2018

    At first I trust it was a new version of "the Treasure Island". So I don't wanted to try it. But I let my curiosity have the better of me and I don't regret that. This story is original and talk about drugs. Bunn succeed in surprising me totally with why the mother use the drug too. I would never have guessed that. I mixed about the fact to follow the side of a criminal organisation. I would rather have to see more about the user and what they experience, and the consequences. But I kind of like the scientist girl & the mother. I'm not found of the brother.

    Cover - Nice & related. 2/2
    Writing - Bunn succeed to make me enter easily in his story & once that made he didn't let me leave and I stay hooked. 3/3
    Arts - Maybe t more

  • 9.5
    ComicRelief Jul 28, 2018

    Simply amazing! Pick this book up ASAP. I can see this hitting the big/small screen down the road. Easily one of the best reads of the week.

  • 8.5
    Spock's Brain Aug 7, 2018

    I wasn't sure what to think about halfway through this book, but by the end I was, "Okay, that's pretty awesome." I'm a fan of Cullen Bunn's work, from his old Magneto series a few years ago to "Harrow County," which has just concluded. It's an interesting concept, the ending is super cool, and the art is top notch. I've never heard of Mustafa Karusu, but this comic looks great. I'm excited for the next issue!

  • 8.5
    Valiant Son Feb 1, 2019

    The concept is an intriguing one, but the nature of the drug is unclear until near the end of this first issue. This may well be intentional, especially with the reveal at the end of the issue, but it did rather leave me puzzled as to why certain types of corpse were being searched for - such as a porn star - until much later. As a result those scenes made little to no sense at the time and left a sense that maybe this wasn’t going to be as good as the concept promised. By the end of the issue those fears were assuaged, but as an opening issue it slightly misses the mark to achieve excellence.

    All of this aside, the premise is an interesting one, and the story multi layered, with meditations on grief and loneliness; organised c more

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    Alex17 Jul 26, 2018

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  • 7.0
    Veido Jul 28, 2018

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