Dick Tracy Forever #2

Writer: Michael Avon Oeming Artist: Michael Avon Oeming Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: May 29, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 1
7.9Critic Rating
7.5User Rating

Dick Tracy is Sisyphus, pushing the law boulder up the hill as he struggles for reason and order in a world with none. His attempts at law and order are met with crime and chaos, in the form of unpredictable and absurd villains. But Dick Tracy will never give up trying, no matter the era or incarnation. Join Eisner Award-winning creator Michael Avon Oeming on a startling case through time and space! Each issue has an exciting new take on one of the most iconic comic-strip heroes of all time!

  • 8.7
    Comic Watch - Adrian Care Jun 6, 2019

    It's more of the same that made the first issue work so well. Not flinching in the face of absurdity one bit. Dick Tracy Forever #2 even ramps up the obscure and weird and the issue works all the better for it. Throwing Nazis, corruption, plotting, scheming, breakouts, heists, and hard-boiled detectives who lead with their fists. Avon Oeming captures the wonder and action of the character every kid should fight to be in the ultimate game of cops and robbers. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Major Spoilers - Ingrid Lind-Jahn May 31, 2019

    Dick Tracy Forever #2 is a two-fisted detective story that can be hard-hitting while still having a thread of humor. It has the classic feel of old-school tales, and the look is distinctive and striking. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Chase Magnett May 29, 2019

    All of the classic characters, settings, and dialogue are still present, but Oeming's brilliant sense of style makes it feel like an idea that could have been invented yesterday. Read Full Review

  • 6.8
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Darryll Robson May 28, 2019

    A solid entry into the Dick Tracy crime book. Fantastic art work makes up for the lack of an extended story. This comic has style and grace. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    GTMedia Reviews Jul 14, 2019

    Dick Tracy Forever #2 moves the classic detective further along in the timeline. Time Changes but crime remains the same. The story is again broken up into a couple of vignettes. The first is a simple story that plays off of the mythology surrounding Dick Tracy's 2-way Radio, it's a fun intro and blends right into the second story. 

    The second story follows Dick Tracy as he questions  Broccoli Rabi, an informant about a Nazi plot potentially brewing in the city. It turns out the Nazi's have already infiltrated and are in league with Pruneface and The Brow. 
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    Broccoli has a cool design. We also get the appearance of a new Detective by the name of Bricks. He fits right in with Tracy right down to the hat more

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