Deadman #5

Writer: Neal Adams Artist: Neal Adams Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: March 21, 2018 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 6
5.9Critic Rating
5.2User Rating

Sensei is down. Deadman is heading toward Nanda Parbat. Can Ra's al Ghul be far behind? Secrets will be revealed and horrors tested, and the reader can search for Ra's al Ghul on the cover. He is there. The plot thickens.

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Brandon Davis Mar 21, 2018

    Yet another installment of Deadman arrives from Neal Adams, bringing the traditional bits of wit and deadpan humor to a team which is not exactly traditional. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Book Bin - Philip Schweier Mar 21, 2018

    Its great to see Neal Adams revisit the characters he helped develop, but I feel his strength lies as an artist MUCH more than as a writer. In this particularinstance, some of his drawing lacks the finished look I expect from someone of his reputation. Despite his standing in the comic book industry, I genuinely wish DC Comics would insist on having a writer craft the story with him. Read Full Review

  • 5.5
    Weird Science - Reggie Hemingway Mar 21, 2018

    The cover says this is a search for Ra's Al Ghul, but instead it turns into a big magic brawl against monsters and robots. Same difference, really. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    DC Comics News - Matthew Lloyd Mar 21, 2018

    While next issue promises a big reveal, it's been a little rocky along the way. Battle issues tend to be a bit of a snoozer and this one suffers from that. It reads like a delay before getting to the payoff in the finale next issue. Except for the insinuations about Deadman's soul, not much of real importance happens. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Mar 22, 2018

    Neal Adams' absurdist Deadman miniseries approaches its conclusion in Deadman #5, and one would assume that there are major plot developments in this penultimate issue with all the new concepts and characters that Adams has introduced. Nope! Read Full Review

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