The Nice House on the Lake #5

Writer: James Tynion IV Artist: Alvaro Martinez Bueno Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: October 6, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 9 User Reviews: 24
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Veronica, the Scientist, has one of the longest-standing connections to Walter among anyone in the House...and through her work with NASA, she may have insight into who he really is. But what she sees in the stars above the House may upend everything she thought she knew!

  • 10
    DC Comics News - Steve J. Ray Oct 6, 2021

    Revelations, bombshells, surprises. Every issue delivers them, and each one leaves us breathless. I thought nothing could surprise me after the way issue #4 ended, but the hits just keep on coming. Over the last few decades DC Comics has delivered true comics classics; V For Vendetta, Watchmen, Sandman, Fables. I truly believe that The Nice House On The Lake deserves to be in the same conversation as all of those iconic stories, and high on the list of comics you need to have in your own collections. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Graphic Policy - Ricardo Denis Oct 6, 2021

    The Nice House on the Lake #5 is a fitting end to the first arc of the series. It sets up just enough to keep readers desperate for more. Looks like the best new horror comic of 2021 fully intends to just get better and better. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Oct 5, 2021

    Alvaro Martinez Bueno blows me away with the art in this issue. The visuals are stunning an beautifully detailed. The art does a brilliant job of matching the pace and energy of the story. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Oct 5, 2021

    One of the very best books on the stands every month, The Nice House on the Lake is getting close to its halfway hiatus"and oh, boy does it have some surprises for us before it goes. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    ComicBook.com - Chase Magnett Oct 6, 2021

    Whatever comes next, The Nice House On The Lake continues to increase the stakes and never disappoints with its mini-mysteries, it seems assured that future discoveries will be worth every moment of anticipation. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    AIPT - Dan Spinelli Oct 5, 2021

    One of the best-looking comics on the stands heads toward a midseason finale as the houseguests begin to understand why an old friend destroyed the world " but saved them. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    BGCP - Michael Lennox Oct 5, 2021

    The complicated story has just a few too many protagonists and gaps between each issue and I'm hoping we're going to break the groups into splinters to help character bonding and plot development. The story is amazing and artwork perfect but with monthly gaps, I'm starting to wonder if I should hold off till I have a few at a time to fully enjoy the experience. Read Full Review

  • 8.9
    Comic Watch - Bethany W Pope Oct 6, 2021

    This is a horror story composed of equal parts head and heart. If you aren't reading this book, you are missing out. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Bleeding Cool - Hannibal Tabu Oct 17, 2021

    When you look at books that will stay with you long after you've turned the last page of the issue, The Nice House On The Lake fits the bill with a truly literary standard of excellence. Read Full Review

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