Codename Baboushka: The Conclave of Death #2

Writer: Antony Johnston Artist: Shari Chankhamma Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: November 11, 2015 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 1
5.4Critic Rating
5.5User Rating

Settling back into her old criminal ways is like riding a bike for Baboushka... but the sudden appearance of armed pirates ensures this ride will be full of bumps and bullets! Dry land is a hundred miles away-can she keep her head above water?

Major Plot Point: Introduces many major new characters; dashing thief/frenemy Seamus Stirling, and arch-enemy crime lords Felton, Tanaka, Lady Mbeke, and Rozaj.

  • 7.0
    Big Comic Page - John Wallace Nov 10, 2015

    Overall Codename Baboushka is a nicely put together book. Its decent rather than exceptional. It doesn't really surprise in any way, but it is entertaining. Its a plot twist and an I never saw that coming away from a 4. Read Full Review

  • 5.3
    The Latest Pull - Marcus Orchard Nov 13, 2015

    Fans of the genre will find a lot of like in Codename Baboushka: The Conclave of Death #2, but the series won't convert any doubters. It doesn't bring anything new to spy stories and the writing and art styles clash at times. There is still a good chance that this series can be special in the future, but for now, you can likely pass on this title without missing much. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comic Bastards - Austin Lanari Nov 11, 2015

    It was my biggest problem with Bitch Planet while reading it: packaging something as feminist literature does not make it so. But Bitch Planet was also at least trying to be feminist in its content. It might sound harsh, but for the Codename Baboushka story to earn its back-matter, the story ought to work harder to be a fresh story for a female protagonist, rather than a tired, typically-male story that might as well read as if it was gender-swapped. Read Full Review

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