Star Trek: Deep Space Nine - Too Long a Sacrifice #2

Writer: Scott Tipton, David Tipton Artist: Greg Scott Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: August 19, 2020 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 7
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With the murderer still on the loose, the inhabitants of Deep Space 9 are starting to divide into factions, made even worse when the Ferengi government gets involved. To make matters worse, conflict between Constable Odo and the Federation's hand-picked criminal investigator threatens to derail the investigation itself! The DS9 murder mystery continues in this new space noir from David & Scott Tipton (Star Trek: Mirror Broken, Star Trek: The Q Conflict) and Greg Scott (Gotham Central, The X-Files)!

  • 9.5
    Bleeding Cool - Theo Dwyer Aug 27, 2020

    Star Trek: Deep Space Nine: Too Long a Sacrifice #2 feels, thanks to writers David and Scott Tipton, like an episode of the show. Read Full Review

  • 9.3
    SciFiPulse - Ian Cullen Aug 21, 2020

    Either way. It will be intriguing to see where David and Scott Tipton will take this story in the next issue. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Aug 19, 2020

    Greg Scott employs a dark, film noir sensibility to the art in this issue and that works with both the tone and the themes of the issue. I like many of the panels and how they bathe characters in shadow in order to help showcase emotion. Read Full Review

  • 8.8
    Comic Watch - Duna Haller Sep 1, 2020

    ReviewThis comic keeps presenting a master exercise in storytelling. From page one, it will get you right into it with the dialogue of beloved characters like Quark or Worf, that combines gracefully with the realist noir art to give you the exact impression of a discarded episode flowing through the pages. It uses this mechanism of pacing, dialogue, Odo's narration and familiarity of the characters to arrive to explosive moments of tension and beautiful phrases that condense the story, the conflict and its characters, like the moment between Garak and Odo where Garak highlights, in a detective way, how the station has countless secrets.The on-point characterization, intrigue and how the stakes are up are two of the strong points of this comic, but this same constant rising of stakes and the use of dead of secondary characters for shocking the narrative can desensitize the reader a little. Of course, the writers are aware of the meaning of this rising of stakes, so they give each of the Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Flickering Myth - Villordsutch Aug 18, 2020

    Too Long a Sacrifice #2 is an excellent comic book for Scott and David's story alone. I'm not a fan of the art, but I can easily let that go just because I'm truly invested in where this is going. Read Full Review

  • 4.3
    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Aug 18, 2020

    All the right pieces are here, but it doesn't quite come together, thanks to art that feels like filtered photo-reference and a plot that keeps adding twists in a confusing manner. I hope that it reads better when collected. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    ComicBook.com - Jamie Lovett Aug 19, 2020

    There's something interesting buried underneath all of this as it becomes increasingly clear that there is a conspiracy at play. Unfortunately, the presentation and execution are too messy to make it enjoyable. Read Full Review

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