Red Sonja #5

Writer: Marguerite Bennett Artist: Aneke Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment Release Date: May 18, 2016 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 1
7.8Critic Rating
7.0User Rating

Hyrkania explodes into civil war - with Sonja leading the rebellion against the king she once loved! King Savas imprisons Midyan in his lair as the desperate rebels hunt for a creature out of legend to come to their aid...

  • 9.6
    SciFiPulse - Patrick Hayes Jul 12, 2016

    This title has grown impressively since it's first issue. The story is exciting, surprising, and clever, while the visuals match its epic scale. This is a title to follow. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Big Comic Page - Craig Neilson-Adams May 19, 2016

    Overall then, while the overall pacing has been a little uneven thus far, this issue manages to bring everything together effectively, setting the table for what should be a brutal and dramatic showdown. Sonja is undoubtedly a character whose appeal can ebb and flow depending on the writer behind her, but in Marguerite Bennett, the She Devil has found an exciting new voice and a wholly unfamiliar situation to thrive in. Highly recommended for any and all fans of this iconic character. Read Full Review

  • 7.6
    Outright Geekery - Amani Cooper May 11, 2016

    I will honestly say that Red Sonja may be lacking. It really needs some excitement in the book. There is always issue #6, so it can't get worse. I'm gonna be patient with this one. It may be worth it later on. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Razorfine - Alan Rapp May 24, 2016

    The creative team seems to be a good pairing for the new series. While I'm not ready to jump in with both feet, I may stick around for another issue or two to see where Sonja's war takes her. Worth a look. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    The Fandom Post - Josh Begley Jun 2, 2016

    Although I had a little trouble following the story in some places, Red Sonja vol. 3 #5 is another solid issue in a strong inaugural run by this creative team. Although there's plenty of action and sword fighting to be found, what this story is really about is jingoism, nationalism, propaganda, and the horrible acts they can spur a person to do, making it an important and prescient story given today's political climate. Dr. Josh gives this a" Read Full Review

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