The Nice House on the Lake #9

Writer: James Tynion IV Artist: Alvaro Martinez Bueno Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: June 1, 2022 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 8 User Reviews: 23
9.3Critic Rating
8.7User Rating

All Arturo wants is for his partner, Sam, to be happy-so why isn't he? What is scratching at the edge of Sam's memories that keeps him restless and unsatisfied? As a journalist, nothing can keep Sam from the truth-no matter what that truth could cost the man he loves...

  • 10
    Graphic Policy - Ricardo Denis Jun 1, 2022

    We're closing in on the end, which means the comic's central mystery is running out of places to hide. Very soon, things will have to come out into the light. Fortunately for us readers, the process has been nothing short of spectacular, even though it's getting harder and harder to wait for the remaining issues to drop. Read Full Review

  • 10
    DC Comics News - Steve J. Ray Jun 2, 2022

    Do not sleep on this series just because of the title. Shout about it, spread the joy and the terror. Neither you nor any new reader you bring to the fold will regret it. Read Full Review

  • 9.8
    Comics Bookcase - Zack Quaintance May 31, 2022

    The Nice House on the Lake #9 is another masterful issue for what is one of the best monthly comics on the shelves. The plot is moving quickly and the artwork is fantastic. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Nerdly - Matthew De Monti Jul 19, 2022

    Tynion expertly keeps the reader guessing as to how this will conclude, and Martinez Bueno consistently provides some outstanding contrasting art styles month in month out. DC's best book bar none. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield May 31, 2022

    This issue is one of the more laid-back of the run so far, with few scare moments or shocking twists. But it's all the more impressive that it's never anything but completely compelling. Read Full Review

  • 9.4
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally May 31, 2022

    Alvaro Martinez Bueno blows me away with the visuals in this issue. The style is beautifully complex and gorgeously detailed. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    AIPT - David Brooke May 31, 2022

    The Nice House on the Lake #9 continues to entice its readers with danger and impending doom. Our heroes are slowly discovering things are far too weird to be taken literally and Walter is losing his control. Like a powder keg it's deliciously building towards utter chaos and you won't want to look away. Read Full Review

  • 8.0 - Chase Magnett Jun 1, 2022

    The opening sequences in The Nice House On the Lake have always been unsettling with their blood-red color schemes and apocalyptic aesthetics, but the opening pages of issue #9 which center, perhaps, the most gentle member of the cast in a charnel house somehow heightens expectations for the series' endgame even more. Read Full Review

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