The Many Deaths of Laila Starr #4

Writer: V. Ram Artist: Filipe Andrade Publisher: Boom! Studios Release Date: July 21, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 8 User Reviews: 10
9.8Critic Rating
9.6User Rating

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The mortal incarnation of Death, Laila Starr, must confront the cruel nature of her role in the universe when she once again encounters the future creator of immortality who is drawing ever closer to his destiny.

Laila finds it increasingly difficult to divert the man from his path, who this time recognizes her and what she is, as he is now driven by grief from a terrible tragedy...

  • 10
    Major Spoilers - Ingrid Lind-Jahn Jul 21, 2021

    The Many Deaths of Laila Starr #4 is unquestionably brilliant, a story that brings us face to face with the questions we all have about life and about death. And by exploring these, it also shows us some of what it means simply to be human. Read Full Review

  • 10
    ComicBook.com - Nicole Drum Jul 21, 2021

    Ram V is at his finest in this issue. This is a masterpiece. Read Full Review

  • 10
    The Super Powered Fancast - Timala Elliott Jul 21, 2021

    Overall, I found this to be a visually stimulation issue that is emotionally engaging and pleasing. Read Full Review

  • 10
    BGCP - Michael Lennox Jul 20, 2021

    Leila Starr should be a mandatory read for anybody who has suffered at the hands of death, it's cruel but needed nature is hard to understand but as Darius says “The memories are immortal, they refine themselves to perfection over time.” You can see why reviewers and readers have been all been giving amazing scores over on Comicbook Roundup. It has a Metascore of 9.8 from critics and 9.2 from readers. Don't wait till it's over to get in on the action. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Sequential Planet - Marcus Orchard Jul 20, 2021

    The Many Deaths of Laila Starrstill has one more issue left, but the series has already cemented itself as one of the most important comic books of the last few years. Following a year full of grief and loss, this book feels absolutely necessary. Every character, setting, and moment in The Many Deaths of Laila Starr is pristine, making this book one of the standards for whats the medium is able to pull off with the write creative team. Read Full Review

  • 9.9
    Comic Watch - Ariel B. Jul 21, 2021

    Ram V and Felipe Andrade have delivered another near-perfect issue of this near-perfect series... and Im only adding the near because perfect is a big claim. Laila Starr continues to bring a mythic resonance to the questions of death, grief, and the fleeting nature of life. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    You Don't Read Comics - Russ Bickerstaff Jul 21, 2021

    Theres one issue left to go in the series. The big revelation at the end of the issue twists the narrative in an interesting direction which calls into question some of the basic assumptions that Laila might have had about the nature of her situation. The cycle of life and death that the series has been following DID feel like it might have run the risk of becoming repetitious, but Ram V and Filipe Andrade turn things around at the end of the penultimate issue that should keep it fresh for the finale next month. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    COMICON - Scott Redmond Jul 27, 2021

    'The Many Deaths of Laila Starr' continues to weave its gorgeous, emotional, and entirely relatable story of life and death that explores the overall human condition and the world around us through a fantastical but all too human lens. Character depth and meaning can be found in each conversation-filled issue, showcasing just how far and wide the realm of comic books and storytelling can and should be. Read Full Review

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