Giant Days #5

Giant Days #5

Writer: John Allison Artist: Lissa Treiman Publisher: Boom! Studios Release Date: July 15, 2015 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 2
9.2Critic Rating
8.5User Rating

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During a pre-Christmas ball, Daisy kisses a boy she shouldn't have, while Susan may have done more than that with McGraw. Esther dreads going home for holiday break for fear of running into her ex.

  • 10
    ComicBuzz - ChrisG Jul 20, 2015

    Everyone brings their A game, and this has got to be one of the strongest comic book issues to hit the stands this month. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Major Spoilers - Ashley Victoria Robinson Jul 15, 2015

    Giant Days #5 takes a typical university setting and uses the pressure the characters feel to reveal compelling and sweet aspects of each of their personality as the drama ramps up toward the end of the story arc. Read Full Review

  • 10
    ComicWow!TV - Bhavna Bakshi Jul 13, 2015

    In the end, I’m just a really big fan of this series. There are so many elements of it that I can relate to, and that in and of itself makes it worth reading. The amazing writing and striking artwork/colors are a bonus, too. If you’re a college kid/recent graduate, or you’re just interested in and/or miss your college years, I’d say this book is perfect for you. Any “young adult” (I keep putting it in quotes because you’ll understand it, but I hate that term) will understand and respect this series. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Infinite Comix - Tricia Ellis Jul 17, 2015

    Crushes are unrequited, drinks are drunk, dances are danced, and the issue feels more like a pleasant time spent with friends than a means to advance the story. Those friends are lovely friends, though, and as with every issue of this wordy, funny and stylish series, you'll want to revisit the issue over and over again. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Bastards - Nina Bird Jul 15, 2015

    Giant Days has always had me grinning from start to finish, and #5 was no exception. Though the melodrama seemed toned down in this issue, I have no complaints, because at this point in the series, we've got well-established characters and relationships, and they are rightfully the heart of this story. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comicosity - Draven Katayama (loudlysilent) Jul 15, 2015

    Giant Daysentertains and surprises with authentic friendships, unpredictable plot twists, and nonstop humor. Lissa Treiman and Whitney Cogar give each character unique style and memorable characterization. One of the strengths of this series is that Esther, Susan, and Daisy each deal with relationship disappointments and drama on their own terms. John Allison writes a funny and enjoyable story about friends navigating college life together. Read Full Review

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