Black Hammer: Visions #8

Writer: Scott Snyder Artist: David Rubin Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: September 22, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 7
8.7Critic Rating
8.4User Rating

In this dueling narrative of two different sins over time, we witness an 1880s origin story of the Black Hammer cult cowboy known as the Horseless Rider and a 1950s southwestern rest home where the staff is immoral and vengeance is waiting in the shadows.

"Black Hammer: Visions proves that Jeff Lemire's Black Hammer universe is rife with potential for great stories." -DC Comics News

  • 10
    DC Comics News - Derek McNeil Oct 9, 2021

    Black Hammer: Visions was a something of an experiment, which has proven to be a rousing success. Each writer has provided a fantastic story worthy of addition to the Black Hammer canon. This shows the superb job of world-building that Lemire has accomplished, providing a wealth of possibilities that is the ideal playground for a talented writer. Read Full Review

  • 9.2
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Sep 22, 2021

    Rubin delivers some impressive visuals throughout the issue. There are great character moments to be found as well as awesome action and suspense. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    AIPT - David Brooke Sep 21, 2021

    Black Hammer Visions #8 is an absorbing blend of Westerns with a superhero twist. The visuals are haunting, moody, and of a caliber that suit the subject matter. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Multiversity Comics - Mark Tweedale Sep 23, 2021

    Snyder and Rubn are well matched here. The story on the surface absolutely works and is satisfying on its own, but they both scattered details in their work that prompt questions, making for a reread that's richer than the first. Read Full Review

  • 8.0 - Adam Barnhardt Sep 22, 2021

    As with other entries in this anthology, this book neither really adds or detracts from the primary Black Hammer storyline. It does, however, finally lay some groundwork for the Horseless Rider, giving a character we may or may not see again some time to shine. Read Full Review

  • 7.2
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Zac Owens Sep 22, 2021

    BLACK HAMMER VISIONS #8 is a darker chapter than we've seen before. And that's exactly where this creative team shines. Read Full Review

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