Blood Tree #1
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Blood Tree #1

Writer: Peter J. Tomasi Artist: Maxim Simic Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: February 1, 2023 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 6
7.8Critic Rating
8.2User Rating


Two obsessed NYPD detectives hunt for a vicious butcher called the Angel Killer, a sociopath who preys on the innocent family members of known murderers in order to "purify" the rest of society.

From comics super team PETER J. TOMASI (Batman and Robin, Superman, Black Adam: The Dark Age, Super-Sons, Detective Comics) and MAXIM IMI? (Escape from New York, Conan) comes a story that confronts the battle of nature versus nurture, considers how present and future generations are tainted by past generations, and asks the age-old question: Who must pay for the sins of the fathers-and perhaps even the sins of the mo more

  • 8.7
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Feb 1, 2023

    Simic delivers some great art in the issue. The visuals are engaging and beautifully complement the gritty nature of the story and its characters. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles Feb 2, 2023

    Blood Tree starts off on an encouraging note one that should lead to an intriguing, hard-nosed crime saga through its run. Read Full Review

  • 8.2
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Matthew Sardo Jan 10, 2023

    If the first season of TRUE DETECTIVE were a comic book, it would be BLOOD TREE. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    COMICON - Tom Smithyman Jan 30, 2023

    Police searching for a serial killer may not sound like the most original idea for a series, but in the hands of veteran writer Peter J. Tomasi, this story comes to life. The interior visuals are not as refined as the writing or covers, though, which is a bit of a disappointment. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Comic Watch - Anthony Bergamini Feb 1, 2023

    Blood Tree #1 is a fast paced oversized introductory issue that stumbles in its characterization and dialogue. This is all overshadowed by the excellent theming and bigger narrative. Read Full Review

  • 6.0 - Christian Hoffer Feb 1, 2023

    This is a solid comic, focused on building a mystery but shows little ingenuity outside of its plot for now. Read Full Review

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