Call of Duty: Black Ops III #1

Writer: Larry Hama Artist: Marcelo Ferrerira Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: November 4, 2015 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5
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The hit game franchise comes to comics! A prequel to the highly anticipated game, the Call of Duty®: Black Ops III comic book series follows an elite group of soldiers as they wage a secret war across a futuristic, war-torn world transformed by technology. In the bullet-ridden first issue, the team infiltrates Tashkent, Uzbekistan, to take down a double agent . . . but as they close in, they uncover something much more sinister at hand.

  • 8.0
    ComicWow!TV - Bhavna Bakshi Nov 10, 2015

    Nonetheless, it is a great piece of fiction about a really awesome section of the military. If you’re obsessed with CoD, you’ll love it. So for all of you who are just like me, this is definitely a must-read. Read Full Review

  • 6.4
    IGN - Jesse Schedeen Nov 5, 2015

    The characters are pretty generic and forgettable outside their witty banter and one-liners. This really hinders the book when the body count starts rising and the book struggles to elicit an emotional response. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    AiPT! - Patrick Hellen Nov 4, 2015

    If you're a COD freak, and counting down the days until you teabag me after shooting me in the face online, this will probably be a 8 out of 10 for you. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Graphic Policy - Brett Nov 5, 2015

    I went in expecting a comic much closer to the style and tone of the video game series, and instead found a comic that felt connected in name only. It seems when it comes to getting my fix of a good Call of Duty story, I may have to go and pick up a controller. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Hulking Reviewer - Kareem Ali Nov 4, 2015

    Call of Duty Black Ops III #1is a perplexing issuewith the waythe randomness in which certain events occur takes away from any semblance of a cohesive story. And as a result the name dropping of weapons is blatant since that appears to be the only explanation for these events. And the dialogue takes away from this just being a fun action packed issue so it feels like being stuck in a multiplayer chatroom with 10 year olds and unable to mute it. It's not all bad because the redhead is actually intriguing and the action has momentum later in the issue. However, I'm hoping that next issue is an improvement. Read Full Review

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