Assassin's Apprentice #4

Writer: Jody Houser, Robin Hobb Artist: Ryan Kelly Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: March 8, 2023 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 2
8.7Critic Rating
4.5User Rating

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Normally, finding an assassin at the foot of your bed in the middle of the night is a recipe for disaster. But for Fitz, it turns out to be a doorway into a whole new world. Soon, Fitz's life becomes split between his daylight duties with Burrich and his nocturnal lessons deep below the Keep. But when his new master sets him a seemingly impossible task, the boy will find his loyalty stretched to the breaking point.

o The first comics installment of best-selling author Robin Hobb's Assassin's Apprentice!

  • 9.2
    The Comicbook Dispatch - dragoncache Mar 8, 2023

    With its emphasis on learning and character, Assassin's Apprentice #4 transports us to a Fantasy world populated by fully-rounded characters who wield magic as readily as swords. Avoid those who would mock you or heap scorn upon comic book adaptations. The wise reader will benefit from reading this issue. I may not be an assassin, but that's my creed. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Major Spoilers - Ingrid Lind-Jahn Mar 9, 2023

    For an adaptation of a novel, Assassin's Apprentice is ambitious and lives up to its promise. It brings a rich world into vivid life. Read Full Review

  • 8.0 - Matthew Aguilar Mar 8, 2023

    There's an extensive amount of dialogue occupying the page, but Kelly, Bellaire, and Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou keeps thing from becoming overwhelming. I'm completely invested at this point, and the hooks only sink in further with every issue. Read Full Review

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