Barbalien: Red Planet #3

Writer: Tate Brombal Artist: Gabriel Hernandez Walta Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: January 20, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 6
8.5Critic Rating
8.2User Rating

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Barbalien continues to flee the Martian bounty hunter Boa Boaz-and continues to develop a relationship with a young activist under an assumed identity. But past and present collide when Boa begins targeting people in Barbalien's life.

  • 10
    DC Comics News - Derek McNeil Feb 10, 2021

    Barbalien: Red Planet #3 is another fine issue of this amazing series. The writing from Lemire and Brombal is top notch, as is the art by Gabriel Hernandez Walta. This is definitely a series that no Black Hammer fan should miss. However, it's also a great read for those who haven't been hooked on Lemire's Black Hammer books yet. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    ComicBook.com - Adam Barnhardt Jan 20, 2021

    There's just enough of that "supe action" to keep things very interesting, though this is a rare occasion where one can do without it. I've said it before, and I'll say it again here"if you're not reading Barbalien, you're missing out on one of the best indie comics of the past year, there's no doubt about it. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Multiversity Comics - Jim Malakwen Jan 25, 2021

    A moving story about alienation and finding oneself in a world that demands conformity. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    COMICON - James Ferguson Jan 25, 2021

    Mark Markz struggles with his identity and a Martian bounty hunter as this riveting character study continues. This comic resonates for everyone and should not be missed. Read Full Review

  • 7.8
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Zac Owens Jan 20, 2021

    BARBALIEN continues to show some room for growth. But with characters like Officer Cole, and the poignant moments sprinkled into the script, this creative team is showing they're beginning their journey back to finding a balance. Read Full Review

  • 7.7
    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Jan 26, 2021

    Against the background of the AIDS crisis, Barbalien tries to find his place on Earth, and it's a really good read. Read Full Review

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