Stranger Things: Into the Fire #1

Writer: Jody Houser, Ryan Kelly Artist: Le Beau L. Underwood Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: January 8, 2020 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 8 User Reviews: 1
7.7Critic Rating
6.5User Rating

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Years after escaping Hawkins Lab, two of Dr. Brenner's former subjects seek to live normal lives. When news reaches them that the lab was shut down, they go on a harrowing search for Nine, a powerful pyrokinetic whose shattered psyche threatens to burn them all to ashes if they can't find her and free her from her own malevolent imagination.
* A pyrokinetic Hawkins Lab subject!
* See the true effects of Dr. Brenner's meddling experiments.

  • 9.2
    Comic Watch - Cody White Jan 15, 2020

    Once more into the breach withStranger Things: Into the Fire #1(Houser, Kelly, Underwood, Farrell, Piekos) in what looks to be the most promising of the Dark Horse tie-ins toStranger Things. Read Full Review

  • 9.2
    SciFiPulse - Ian Cullen Jan 14, 2020

    Writer Jody Houser has hit on a great formula here as she explores elements from 'Stranger Things' second season and expands on them by making use of 8 and introducing us to some newer characters. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    GWW - Jessica Chaleff Jan 11, 2020

    If you're a fan of the Stranger Things Universe, I recommend this comic. If you're only into Stranger Things for the core characters, I'd tell you to skip this. Read Full Review

  • 8.2
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Cat Wyatt Jan 1, 2020

    Stranger Things: Into the Fire #1 is a brilliant and intriguing start to the latest Stranger Things tale. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    But Why Tho? - Mateo Guerrero Jan 4, 2020

    Expedited story development aside, Stranger Things Into The Fire Issue #1 delivers a solid opening chapter for the latest Stranger Things adventure. Mary and Ricky feel like classic YA sci fi protagonists. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Multiversity Comics - Gustavo S Lodi Jan 10, 2020

    "Stranger Things " Into the Fire" is a well-made effort on telling a new story on this universe, just one that is still to light the billboards on fire with its premise. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    ComicBook.com - Patrick Cavanaugh Jan 8, 2020

    Devout fans of the franchise, on the other hand, will more likely be left feeling frustrated yet again with Dark Horse's franchise spin-offs. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Nick Devonald Jan 8, 2020

    For die hard fans only, those fans looking for a bit more Stranger Things won’t necessarily get what they’re after here. Not to say this is a bad comic, it’s enjoyable, it just doesn’t have the same allure the TV series does. It suffers from the same problems all tie-in comics do. Read Full Review

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