Barrier #5

Writer: Brian K. Vaughan Artist: Marcos Martin Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: May 30, 2018 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 9
8.1Critic Rating
7.8User Rating

This massive, 50-page finale brings our multilingual epic to its shocking conclusion.

  • 10
    Comic Book Corps - Clayton Hinojosa May 30, 2018

    In this conclusion, Liddy and Oscar confront the aliens one last time. Standing their ground and ready to go home. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Megan Peters May 30, 2018

    For a moment, Barrier #5 allows the mismatched protagonists to level with one another, but things turn topsy-turvy when an unexpected shift lands the pair somewhere they never expected to go. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Bastards - Cat Wyatt May 30, 2018

    Like the other issues in this series, the artwork did an exceptional job of complementing the plot. It was rough and jagged, just like real life. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    Bleeding Cool - Joshua Davison Jun 1, 2018

    Barrier #5 isnt bad, but its not as smart as issues prior. The focus on language and strained connections across cultures is copped out upon. The ending is far from satisfying. Liddy and Oscar are still great characters, but youre left wanting better for them. The art is the biggest saving grace here, and its why I can still give this book a recommendation, if a bit less enthusiastic than recommendations to prior installments. Feel free to check this one out, though. Read Full Review

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