The Shade #10

Writer: James Robinson Artist: Frazer Irving Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: July 11, 2012 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 2
9.0Critic Rating
8.2User Rating

The Shade learns the truth behind his familys plot to kill him! His powers cancelled out, held captive by an ancient cult, the Shade must devise a way to escape and prevent a terrorist attack!

  • 10
    Outer Realm Comics - thanosrules Sep 16, 2012

    Everyone against The Shade feels they know exactly what is going on, that they are in control, and that they have the power. Even the reader is taken along on this ride - continually left with that familiar "How will The Shade get himself out of this one?" feeling. When, in fact, the only one who really has any semblance of control is our favorite Master of Darkness - that is until everything erupts and his plans have to change slightly... Read Full Review

  • 10
    Comic Vine - Sara 'Babs' Lima Jul 11, 2012

    Although 2/3's of this issue is a lot of talking, it doesn't drag. I like the heavy dialogue in The Shade; it feels like a chess game. The reader will constantly wonder who will win the battle of wits between these two characters. It's an interesting story that leaves readers with an enormous cliff-hanger at the end. I am definitely looking forward to the next issue, and if you have been reading this series, so will you. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Resources - Jennifer Cheng Jul 16, 2012

    It's a party that will leave the reader feeling satisfied, with a visually stunning finale. Reading "The Shade" #10 is a most refreshing and delightful time. It's a shame that the series is coming to an end after two more issues, and our time with our urbane, world-weary host will soon be past. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Minhquan Nguyen Jul 17, 2012

    Quite a lot of talking and not much doing, but with Shade, even sheer chatter can be fascinating. Besides, Robinson sets things up to make the final two issues a blowout of godlike scale. Read Full Review

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