Die #12

Writer: Kieron Gillen Artist: Stephanie Hans Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: July 22, 2020 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 8 User Reviews: 12
9.2Critic Rating
8.8User Rating

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"THE GREAT GAME," Part Two-Designer Sid Meier described games as a series of interesting decisions. "May you live in interesting times" is a curse. Both things are true, and both are true here.

  • 10
    ComicBook.com - Christian Hoffer Jul 22, 2020

    A ton happens in this issue, including more digging into the literature that forms the foundation of DIE, and this continues to be the best comic available today. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Major Spoilers - Christopher Rondeau Jul 24, 2020

    Angria is on the verge of war and our heroes just want to return home. Will our heroes be able to sort out their differences and leave Die? Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    Black Nerd Problems - Mikkel Snyder Aug 5, 2020

    Gillen has masterfully constructed this elaborate world with elaborate rules, and Hans has illustrated one of the finest comics of the last two years that evokes all of the classical fantasy tropes and has managed to repurpose and reinvent to tell this sprawling tale of games and literary allusion. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Comics Bookcase - Keigen Rea Jul 22, 2020

    If you're behind, catch up; if you aren't reading, pick up the trades. This issue is a highlight in a week full of highlights, and it's about as recommendable as any comic running. Read Full Review

  • 9.3
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Jul 22, 2020

    Stephanie Hans blows me away with the art in this issue. There is a beautiful, elegant flow to the character of Ash that is fantastic. The rest of the characters are expressive and beautifully detailed. I love the look of this issue and the series entire. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    But Why Tho? - Max Funkey Jul 24, 2020

    Overall, DIE #12 continues the strong streak for the series... it retains all of the heart, beauty, and grimness that you've come to expect. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Beyond The Panel - Jideobi Odunze Jul 22, 2020

    As part two of the new story arc, Die #12 created a proper sense of perspective towards what you might call the long-game. Getting home was always going to be easier said than done, and times like this were the best time to remember why that is. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Bleeding Cool - Hannibal Tabu Jul 25, 2020

    This issue just missed its saving throw with an ill-considered reference altering the tenor of the work. Read Full Review

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