Deathmatch #8

Deathmatch #8

Writer: Paul Jenkins Artist: Carlos Magno Publisher: Boom! Studios Release Date: August 14, 2013 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 3
8.7Critic Rating
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With the survivor pool dwindling, our heroes race against the clock to solve the mysteries of the prison before they are faced against one another in thearena. The final battles of the second round come to a close here, as DEATHMATCH barrels towards the Elite Eight!

  • 10
    Comic Bastards - Steve Paugh Aug 14, 2013

    I've said it before, but Carlos Magno and Michael Garland have created something just as visually special as Jenkins has with the dialogue, plot and well-planned pacing. The visual direction of this book remains this deeply textured beast that happily doesn't veer into the stereotypical, overly-sinuous superhero fare. It feels dynamic yet grounded, and it all comes together with such gritty hyper-realism, I almost forgive the team for leaving out the man they call Rat. Almost. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Analog Addiction - Jideobi Odunze Aug 15, 2013

    Again this is one book you should want to pick up if not for the freedoms and liberties Paul Jenkins takes to make this story unique. This plays with the concept of fighting for your life and takes a more seriously approach to it that you find more engaging when the rest have a tendency to rely on humor. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Book Resources - Jim Johnson Aug 16, 2013

    As clues continue to slowly unfold and the story ramps up to its final trimester, "Deathmatch" #8 isn't a slam-dunk, but it is an entertaining thrill that sells readers on picking up the remaining issues. Read Full Review

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