Dick Tracy Forever #4

Writer: Michael Avon Oeming Artist: Michael Avon Oeming Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: August 7, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 1
7.6Critic Rating
8.5User 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-even in the far-flung future! Join Eisner Award-winning creator Michael Avon Oeming on a startling case through time and space! From the mind of Eisner Award winner Michael Avon Oeming, co-creator of Powers! Each issue has an exciting new take on one of the most iconic comic strip heroes of all time!

  • 9.7
    Major Spoilers - Robert Mammone Aug 8, 2019

    Apart from an ending that feels a little rushed, Dick Tracy Forever #4 is a story that is up to the minute in terms of its satire, yet feels true to the essence of this timeless detective. Hopefully, fingers crossed, we will be getting more from this creative team. If we don't, we'll always have Dick Tracy"Forever! Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Chase Magnett Aug 7, 2019

    Dick Tracy: Forever is a love letter to how characters evolve to reflect the times in which they exist, and it clarifies the potential of even an old school law enforcement agent to adapt for new challenges and ethical dilemmas. It's a symbol for how comics greatest characters can seemingly continue forever, when assisted the right, modern artistic talent. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    AIPT - Nathan Simmons Aug 6, 2019

    'Dick Tracy Forever' brings the old school cop punching and kicking into the future in a twisting case that reminds us why he's the best. Read Full Review

  • 5.2
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Darryll Robson Aug 6, 2019

    The Science Fiction story takes something away from the great detective's charms. Some great artwork is lost beneath a narrative that is difficult to accept or take seriously. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    GTMedia Reviews Dec 1, 2019

    Dick Tracy Forever started out simple but transitioned into being the most complex story involving the detective that I've ever read. The story also goes from being an examination of modern-day white-collar crime in issue #3 to an eerie sci-fi scenario that feels more plausible than most would care to admit in this final installment.

    My reaction to this series has been mixed but I've enjoyed it for what it was. My biggest issue with the title has been that the books have been so loose narratively that this did not feel like a title that justified the $3.99 cover price. Although I still cannot recommend buying this title in floppies, I do believe that if IDW had released the series as a Graphic Novel or presented "the twist" earli more

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