Regarding the Matter of Oswald's Body #1

Writer: Christopher Cantwell Artist: Luca Casalanguida Publisher: Boom! Studios Release Date: November 10, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 7 User Reviews: 7
8.2Critic Rating
8.4User Rating

Where is Lee Harvey Oswald's body?

The Kennedy assassination is a rat's nest of conspiracy theories: mafia involvement, the second gunman, government cover-up... but the most important chapter of this sordid tale may just be the theory that the body buried at Oswald's Rose Hill gravesite is not actually Lee Harvey himself.

Meet the ragtag group of "useful idiots" who are unwittingly brought together to clean up the crime of the century - a wannabe cowboy from Wisconsin, a Buddy Holly-idolizing (former) car thief, a world-weary Civil Rights activist ready for revolution, and a failed G-Man who still acts the part - and specif more

  • 10
    Geek'd Out - Gregory Brothers Nov 10, 2021

    By the last page of Regarding the Matter of Oswalds Body #1, I was hooked. Now that the team is together, I want to know what's next. And of course, I want to see how things go wrong along the way. Read Full Review

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    BGCP - Michael Lennox Nov 15, 2021

    Everyone loves a good conspiracy theory and the JFK assassination is the granddaddy of them all. This seems to put that to one side and develop a heist around the lesser-known theory that LHO was never buried. It's weird, wonderful and tap dances the line between reality and fact skillfully. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Black Nerd Problems - Mikkel Snyder Nov 17, 2021

    While conspiracy theories are still a dangerous concept, I think I'm okay with them being retrofitted to tell an interesting piece of fiction. Cantwell and Casalunguida have captured and captivated with a stellar hook and magnificent rendition of said hook that I will gladly follow them down the rabbit hole they have carved out. Read Full Review

  • 8.0 - Chase Magnett Nov 10, 2021

    The conspiracy ahead remains hidden both from readers and the key actors of this miniseries, but it's set up in Regarding the Matter of Oswald's Body #1 is a fascinating affair. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    AIPT - Nathan Simmons Nov 12, 2021

    'Regarding the Matter of Oswald's Body' features a compelling cast of outsiders diving into one of history's most infamous conspiracies. I can't wait to see them get to work. Read Full Review

  • 7.1
    Multiversity Comics - John Schaidler Nov 11, 2021

    On the whole, "Regarding the Matter of Oswald's Body" #1 tends to feel a bit too formulaic. There's a ton of potential here. Hopefully future issues will take more chances. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Big Comic Page - Adam Brown Nov 11, 2021

    Its not the comic I expected but it's definitely one I enjoyed. Theres plenty of scope for this to go any number of ways and as long as the team continue to produce issues of this standard, Ill be happy to read more. Read Full Review

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