Empire: Uprising #3

Writer: Mark Waid Artist: Barry Kitson Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: June 24, 2015 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 2
8.7Critic Rating
8.2User Rating

Outside forces have put enemy agents into play against Golgoth and the Empire-and Golgoth at last faces an enemy who may be more than a match for him and his ministers!

  • 10
    ComicWow!TV - AD Boorman Jun 24, 2015

    If there is a fault in their grand vision, it is that rarest of mistakes: They may be expecting too much of their audience. This is a dense narrative, striving to function on multiple levels: psychological drama, political suspense, techno-thriller, character study, mystery, and more " all wrapped in a science fiction superhero adventure story. The storytellers have created a broad cast of dynamic well-rounded characters, and given them all depth, nuance, and humanity. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    AIPT - John F. Trent Jun 23, 2015

    Empire Uprising #3 focuses on the characterization and relationships of Golgoth and his ministers. Waid barely touches on the past events regarding Kianda, instead opening up a second mystery with Project Chimera. Waid's dialogue was effective at capturing the sadistic nature of the ministers and their tense relationships with each other. Kitson's artwork did a good job of using multiple camera angles to depict each scene. He was also able to really capture the emotional reactions of Tumbril. Empire Uprising #3 deepens the characters and reveals the underlying evil of the Empire. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Bastards - Daniel Coleman Jun 24, 2015

    There are some fantastic visuals this month especially the movie that Tumbril and Lucullan watch. I really enjoy the effect on Golgoths teleportation, it fits really well. And the lettering in this comic is great, adding that little extra to the scenes that require it. Golgoths reversed text bubbles, black with white writing, is ever-present letting us know that he's not a good guy. With the way this issue ends I don't know if I should be rooting for him. He's a bad-ass, emphasis on the bad. Read Full Review

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