The Shade #7

The Shade #7

Writer: James Robinson Artist: Javier Pulido Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: April 11, 2012 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 4
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The Shade, with his new allies La Sangre and Montpelier, must stop The Inquisitor from enacting his doomsday plan to literally bring hell to Earth. Plus: your first glimpse of the men responsible for the creation of The Shade!

  • 9.6
    Outer Realm Comics - Charles Joy Apr 13, 2012

    The cliffhanger in this issue was not as nail biting as the last. It does introduce the next level of villainy for The Shade to overcome - but all that will have to wait, as Issue #8 we travel back in time to 1901 - I am hoping we get the background story eluded to during this issue's battle. It shall be interesting to learn about The Shade what he was just forced to recall... Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Minhquan Nguyen Apr 14, 2012

    A bit anticlimactic on the fighting end of things, but a momentous issue nonetheless, as it shows us this mini is really a story about a shadow putting roots into the world again. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    PopMatters - shathley Q Apr 16, 2012

    Issue #7 concludes the second act of this Shade maxi-series. These last issues will see Shade travel to London to confront directly his most recent nemesis who seems to have gained control of a corporate dynasty founded by the great-great-grandson of Shade himself. Then, we hope, a return to America is on the cards. To live the kind of life where the word “security” isn't prefaced by the unseen, but acceptable notion of “maximum”. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Newsarama - David Pepose Apr 16, 2012

    While he ends the issue on a really human note, Robinson overwrites the heck out of this issue of The Shade, and Javier Pulido himself has some surprising missteps here. The end result is still one of the better offerings at DC, but you can't help but see where it could have been even better. But this is definitely a sophomore slump " The Shade is but a shadow of what it was last round. Read Full Review

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