Death Orb #5

Writer: Ryan Ferrier Artist: Alejandro Aragon Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: February 20, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 1
6.7Critic Rating
10User Rating

The quest of the ax-swinging wasteland survivor and his crew of rebels careens to an exciting conclusion in a violent final showdown with the mysterious Father and his doomsday cult. Will Rider find his wife? And if he does, what will be left of the American wasteland they live in?

  • 8.5
    Multiversity Comics - Christa Harader Feb 22, 2019

    Final Verdict: 8.5 – "Death Orb" #5 delights in ways you won't expect while maintaining its gut-punching high action and high level of craft up to the very end. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    The Fandom Post - Chris Beveridge Feb 20, 2019

    There are a lot of things I enjoyed in Death Orb over the run but the final installment is one that left me feeling unsatisfied. Shark's presence and story just felt like it didn't add anything, everything involving Father and his plan felt unfinished and not fleshed out in a way that made it seem really important, and Rider's inability to get real closure here is problematic. There are a lot of characters moving about this issue but little of it really resonates. It's wonderfully illustrated, though, with some great layouts and a strong sense of action that hits very well. But that isn't enough to really salvage the story itself for me. Read Full Review

  • 5.7
    Sequential Planet - Victor Benito Feb 24, 2019

    The story feels rushed and the series could have benefited from one more issue to fill out its conclusion. Not a bad ending, but definitely a meh one. Read Full Review

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