Sundowners #3

Sundowners #3

Writer: Tim Seeley Artist: Jim Terry Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: October 29, 2014 Cover Price: $3.5 Critic Reviews: 9 User Reviews: 1
7.8Critic Rating
7.5User Rating

The pasts of the strange "superteam" known as the Sundowners begin to unfold as the Citizen tries to protect a family that no longer wants him, Arcanika is visited by an old boyfriend, and Crowlita experiences visions of a life she prays isn't hers!

  • 10
    Big Comic Page - Sam de Smith Oct 29, 2014

    It's a dark, savage, brilliant work. It's up there as one of my absolute top picks just now, and you should buy it to find out just how clever a crime-fighting super comic can be. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Rhymes With Geek - J. Reifler Oct 30, 2014

    This is one of those series where the journey may be more exciting than the destination and I find myself more interesting in the personal hangups of each character more than the actual 'cult conspiracy' driving the story. I've enjoyed every issue so far and while I was initially concerned this would be more of a parody, it's clear the Sundowners is something completely different. If you are into more realistic takes on superheroes this is a comic to pick up for sure. I found myself thinking about many other 'deconstruction' studies of comics while reading this series and while Seely is clearly influenced by earlier works, this is a work that completely stands up on its own merits. I highly recommend picking it up. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    AiPT! - Tyler Sewell Oct 29, 2014

    Seeley presents the best issue yet as he provides some answers and introduces new threats as storylines come crashing together. I don't think the inclusion of the characters' full names is by chance as you find yourself empathetic for the team as they struggle with realistic life events—well, mostly realistic. Matched with another great showing of Jim Terry's art, this issue should be at the top of your list this week. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Word Of The Nerd - Hollie Cumberland Oct 31, 2014

    The premise of the book is one I'm surprised hasn't been covered before, and it's for that reason I seriously urge you to consider reading the rest of this series, as I most certainly will be. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Bloody Disgusting - Torin Chambers Oct 29, 2014

    Our sorry bunch of heroes fall even farther from anyone expectations of a super hero, its awesome. Its an utter joy to read about these incredibly flawed characters and watch them descend further into madness. These arent your generic crazy peop Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    All-Comic - Jeremy Matcho Oct 28, 2014

    Sundowners has really been a surprise series so far. Tim Seeley usually does well on these indie books and this one is no exception. The art and colors by Jim Terry and Sean Dove compliment the writing style immensely. This has all the makings of a great story, as long as Seeley, Terry and Dove continue to give a great effort, this book will go far. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Unleash The Fanboy - John McCubbin Oct 28, 2014

    Sundowners may not be as enthralling as it was during the opening issue, with the divide and conquer route leaving some questionable gaps. But the series nevertheless continues to be both clever and intriguing, leaving me eager to once again read more. Highly recommended. Read Full Review

  • 7.9
    Multiversity Comics - Stephenson Ardern-Sodje Oct 30, 2014

    A dizzying and dark foray into the dangerous world of a superheroes' psyche. If you head into this series you might want to leave a trail of breadcrumbs. Read Full Review

  • 2.0
    Comic Bastards - Dustin Cabeal Oct 31, 2014

    When I made it to the last page though, I just lost all interest. It really bothered me how Crowlita's mental problems were played up for a cliffhanger that was in no way foreseeable, and also I just thought the choice to reuse the narration that appeared earlier on in the issue a tad too on-the-nose as if reminding us that we had been fooled earlier on. Maybe ditching Sundowners will be the end of me, but I hope whoever picks it up here next enjoys it in my stead. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Gizmo Oct 30, 2014

    Things are getting pretty psychological, and that's pretty cool. My only criticism would be to lighten up on the narration a little, but then again, it's become part of the storytelling style and it's still balanced; Seeley doesn't succumb to the trope some writers fall into where the narration and dialog interfere with each other or serve no purpose. I like the art too, the classic style works well with the subject matter.

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