Baltimore: The Red Kingdom #5

Writer: Mike Mignola, Christopher Golden Artist: Peter Bergting Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: June 7, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 2
8.3Critic Rating
7.8User Rating

Lives are lost as Baltimore leads the final push against the Red King's armies.

  • 9.6
    SciFiPulse - Patrick Hayes Jun 9, 2017

    The final confrontation between Baltimore and the Red King is a must read book. This is how a saga should end. Recommended. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Multiversity Comics - Mark Tweedale Jun 7, 2017

    Lord Baltimore gets the ending we all saw coming, but the series leaves its supporting cast adrift. Read Full Review

  • 5.5
    CelebrityButts Jun 16, 2017

    I liked some of the action in this, but fundamentally this issue was hampered by the overall idea of this final series. Why introduce a great gang of characters only to then have no development for any of them, nor any for Baltimore? The seeds were sown for lots of cool characters a few series back and then they sort of neglected them in the end, and baltimore didn't really need them for anything other than body-fodder. Shame, because the Baltimore series has been one of my favourite comics ever but i get the impression that the cast expansion was kinda pointless when it comes to the final showdown. Looking back on his adventures overall, its most fun to think of him exploring solo, going against the weird baddies in their creepy black towers of shadows, he certainly won't be remembered as a humane 'leader' with depth in that regard. I'm glad that I just found the Joe Golem series, that's a good remedy for my malaise! fare thee well baltimore !

  • 10
    Jason The Dude Jun 9, 2017

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