Rocko's Modern Afterlife #1

Writer: Anthony Burch Artist: Mattia Di Meo Publisher: Boom! Studios Release Date: April 3, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 8 User Reviews: 1
8.4Critic Rating
8.0User Rating

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Rocko returns in this new limited series from writer Anthony Burch (Borderlands 2) and Mattia Di Meo (Ben 10: For Science!) for a spooky look at everyone's favorite wallaby!
Something is turning the good people of O-Town into mindless zombies and Rocko wants nothing to do with it. He barricades himself and Spunky in their home and is determined to outlast the hoards outside.
But desperate times calls for desperate measures when Rocko's best friend Heffer becomes infected, Rocko will have to risk it all to save his friends and his city.

  • 10
    Comic Book Legion - Blake Gutierrez Apr 3, 2019

    Rocko vs zombies was something I was expecting to be excited about this year! Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Graphic Policy - pharoahmiles Apr 6, 2019

    Overall, a story that feels equal parts Shaun Of The Dead and The Walking Dead while still remembering that this is for kids. The story by Anthony Burch is funny, and action packed. The art by the creative team leaps off the pages. Altogether, a story that will make you feel for these characters and will make you fall for them . Read Full Review

  • 8.9
    The Brazen Bull - Charlie Chipman Mar 29, 2019

    Rocko's Modern Afterlife #1 is dark, humorous, highly-entertaining, and a must-read for 90's kids. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Newsarama - David Pepose Apr 5, 2019

    There is a lot going on in Rocko's Modern Afterlife #1, but it's to writer Anthony Burch and artist Mattia Di Meo's credit that this series actually winds up living up to the modernity in its title as well as the afterlife. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Tanner Dedmon Apr 3, 2019

    The scenario where infected zombie-like characters invade O-Town is even handled well despite zombie outbreaks being a tried-and-treaded story by now, so much so that I'm invested in a Rocko story for the first time. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Corey Patterson Apr 3, 2019

    An epic expansion upon the television series with equal amounts of horror and irony. Read Full Review

  • 7.8
    Outright Geekery - Tony Dillard Apr 5, 2019

    If the younger reader in your life isn't quite old enough to enjoy this mini- don't worry. They'll grow up. And when they do, as Marty McFly would say, 'Your kids are gonna love it!' Read Full Review

  • 7.2
    Multiversity Comics - Matt Ligeti Apr 4, 2019

    Final Verdict: 7.2 " A talented team takes a tired trope and turns it into a terribly entertaining tale. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Gizmo Apr 14, 2019

    Mr. Bighead is an undeservedly pompous Boomer that that gets his just reward while Heffer is a PewDiePie-style YouTuber making his living streaming video game play and thus avoiding all interaction with a zombie outbreak happening right outside his bedroom door. It's weird, but I find this updated reflection of modern life oddly therapeutic.

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