Ether: The Disappearance of Violet Bell #1

Writer: Matt Kindt Artist: David Rubin Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: September 25, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 1
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From New York Times-bestselling Mind MGMT creator Matt Kindt and Black Hammer's David Rub n comes the third installment of this fantasy adventure that's Sherlock Holmes meets Dr. Seuss.

The Faerie King's daughter is missing, and only portal jumper Boone Dias can track her down. Jumping from one magical crime scene to another, he uncovers a bizarre plot featuring assassin eggs, weird pirates, ice deserts, and more noir absurdities.

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  • 10
    ComicBook.com - Matthew Aguilar Sep 25, 2019

    There's just not another comic out there like Ether, and writer Matt Kindt and artist David Rubin are impressing once again with Ether: The Disappearance of Violet Bell #1. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Pastrami Nation - Nolan Smith Sep 28, 2019

    I am entirely on board for this next round of Ether, as it looks like the stakes couldn't be higher. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    The Fandom Post - Chris Beveridge Sep 26, 2019

    Ether tickles a particular fancy with me even though the story that we get is fairly straightforward. The Disappearance of Violet Bell is a mystery chaser and if you've read/seen a few of those you know the basic structure. The opening sets the stage predictably but what makes it work is the combination of the details, setting, the nuance of the world, and the visual design. Kindt and Rubin are well-paired in this project and I can see both of them inspiring each other to new creative levels to bring this place to life while infusing it with the emotional elements it needs to gain a few more notches. Boone Dias is still my favorite character in the run and this issue looks to give us something more to grapple with when it comes to him while expanding the world at the same time. I'm excited for what's to come. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Impulse Gamer - Chrys Terlizzi Oct 4, 2019

    Without having ever read an issue of Ether before, this issue isnt a perfect jumping-on point point, but it gives the reader enough plot and more than enough artwork to tantalize and have the reader digging through the back catalog to catch up. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comic Watch - Nicholas Osborn Oct 8, 2019

    Ether: The Disappearance of Violet Bell #1 begins a dark mystery filled with wonderful world-building, making for a strong start to the third installment in the Ether series. Read Full Review

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