Gears of War: The Rise of RAAM #1

Writer: Kurtis J. Wiebe Artist: Max Dunbar Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: January 24, 2018 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 1
6.8Critic Rating
9.0User Rating

The most iconic villain of the Gears of War universe takes the spotlight! Years before he became the bane of humanity on Emergence Day, RAAM rose through the ranks to take leadership of the Locust Horde armies thanks to his intelligence, strength, and ruthlessness. Now, witness that swift and brutal ascent in... The Rise of RAAM!

  • 8.0
    Multiversity Comics - Gregory Ellner Jan 26, 2018

    An accessible story that still invites new ideas to the franchise, "Gears of War: The Rise of RAAM" #1 is a promising new addition to the world of Sera. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    AiPT! - David Brooke Jan 23, 2018

    A good first issue that delivers the ultra violence we've come to expect from this series. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Crusaders - Dusty Good Jan 30, 2018

    My hat's off to the creative team for taking a little-known character (outside of the Gears fanbase) and creating interest with new readers. While the gun-ho, take no prisoners attitude is well-worn within the comic's genre, it fits here. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Big Comic Page - Adam Brown Jan 24, 2018

    If youre a fan of Gears of War or want to get into it, this will probably scratch that itch nicely. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Flickering Myth - Calum Petrie Jan 26, 2018

    This story is a strange creature " it is released many, many years after the first Gears of War, and brings us back to character who only made a proper appearance as a story-driven figure in one game. Now I am not saying RAAM is not a villain to behold in the series, but it all just seems a bit odd that after no mention of the character in years, we now see a resurgence of him here, as the series lays out the backstory that we never knew about the character. Read Full Review

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