Bliss #5

Writer: Sean Lewis Artist: Caitlin Yarsky Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: February 10, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 2
8.8Critic Rating
8.8User Rating

SEAN LEWIS (DC Future State's Superman of Metropolis) and rock star artist CAITLIN YARSKY return with the final arc of their critically lauded series. Benton has come face to face with Lethe on her home turf where memories are weapons. As Benton is literally tortured by the past, his son travels with the god Hear through the swamps of Feral City looking for the secret that could bring Lethe down.

  • 10
    Comics: The Gathering - Nick Devonald Feb 9, 2021

    Everything which worked so well about the first story arc of Bliss is back, and even more complex themes and ideas are explored without losing any of the emotional connections that readers will have for the story. Twists and turns aplenty, stunning artwork, fantastic storytelling. There isn’t enough praise that can be heaped on this comic. If you’ve managed to sleep on this story pick up the first trade before diving head first into this one, you won’t regret it. Read Full Review

  • 9.2
    Comic Watch - Mike Eakins Feb 10, 2021

    Final thoughtsAnother incredibly well-built issue for one of the best stories you will read. Read Full Review

  • 9.2
    GWW - B Ferg Feb 10, 2021

    Bliss has the power to cause it's users to forget. Benton had to remember why he started dealing it in order to escape it's grip. Love isn't a word often associated with addiction but it worked for Benton. It worked for me. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    COMICON - Cesareo Garasa Feb 17, 2021

    Bliss #5 keeps the momentum going through its own descent into the dark roads of pain and addiction. It's an issue with a deeper real-life reflection, about memory and the path to redemption; one road leading up and the other leading so far down the gods are killing each other. Read Full Review

  • 7.0 - Jenna Anderson Feb 10, 2021

    While this issue does use a small bit of steam as it goes along, it still culminates in an interesting addition to the series' unique fantasy canon. Read Full Review

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