Sweetie: Candy Vigilante #1
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Sweetie: Candy Vigilante #1

Writer: Suzanne Cafiero Artist: Jeff Zornow Publisher: Dynamite Entertainment Release Date: October 5, 2022 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 1
8.2Critic Rating
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IT'S SUGAR, ICE AND YOU BETTA' BE NICE! Sweetie Candy Vigilante is a honey-dipped, dark-humor infused horror/fantasy that tells the tale of Sweetie, an ethereal, beautiful, charming, well-meaning (yet unquestionably unhinged) blood relative of the mythological "candy man"...you know, the dude that takes the sunrise and sprinkles it with dew? Yeah - that guy. Dismayed by the blight and decay of her community, Sweetie is hell-bent on enacting a blood-caked, sugar-coated manifesto on society by utilizing her other-worldly powers and proprietary family secrets in her quest to make the world a "sweeter" place. She's starting brick-by-brick in her more

  • 9.2
    The Comicbook Dispatch - kcscribbles Oct 5, 2022

    Sweetie Candy Vigilante #1 is like a technicolor grindhouse film. Its a fantastic debut for the character Sweetie, a gory pop-color epic reminiscent of the glory days of Heavy Metal magazine and late-night cult films. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    You Don't Read Comics - Russ Bickerstaff Oct 12, 2022

    The issue goes from weird to weirder. Its almost transcendently surreal by the end. Energy like that could go really interesting places if its allowed to grow, but its far too easy to underestimate the potential of a character like Sweetie Candy, so it seems more or less certain that shell never live up to what she could be. Still...its nice to have a first issue and the possibility of more. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Comical Opinions - Gabriel Hernandez Oct 5, 2022

    SWEETIE: CANDY VIGILANTE #1 is a creative vision for a new type of killer vigilante with solid art, including gory action. However, the setup is too sparse to understand much about the character other than she gets a kick out of killing naughty people. Intriguing idea but shallow execution. Read Full Review

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