Family Tree #3

Writer: Jeff Lemire Artist: Phil Hester, Ryan Cody, Eric Gapstur Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: January 22, 2020 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 10 User Reviews: 14
8.1Critic Rating
8.2User Rating

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Even as Loretta and her family warily follow Grandpa Judd into the dark alleys of New York City's Chinatown in search of a cure, her daughter Meg is beginning to embrace her burgeoning transformation.

  • 10
    But Why Tho? - Max Funkey Jan 23, 2020

    As it stands, Family Tree #3 is in direct contention for my favorite horror comic currently running. While the competition is stiff, Family Tree stands out. Few comics are as forthcoming and also as mysterious as this one. It is absolutely worth your time. Even if you've missed the first couple issues, if you enjoy horror or a good story then pick this one up. Read Full Review

  • 8.7
    Major Spoilers - Robert Mammone Jan 26, 2020

    An unflinching examination of change in a world teetering on the edge of a violent collapse, Family Tree #3 is also looks at the lengths a parent will go to protect their child from the reality around them. While Megan's mom tries to protect her daughter, Megan's father on the other hand seeks the same thing, but with a different approach - the truth. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Multiversity Comics - Christopher Egan Jan 23, 2020

    "Family Tree" continues to be an outstanding blend of sci-fi/horror constructed with Lemire's incredible world building. Read Full Review

  • 8.2
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Cat Wyatt Jan 22, 2020

    Family Tree #3 takes a fun twist on the concept of family drama, filly the pages with a different interpretation as well as brilliant artwork. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Jay Hill Jan 21, 2020

    If you weren’t sure what this story was really about before this issue, you won’t be much closer after this one, but you will be shown more of what is under the surface. Lemire’s focus on family has an added twist in this issue. And, the art adds an atmosphere like no other. The ideas in this comic are definitely interesting and are now gaining form. If this course is kept, this comic may be beginning to bloom. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Horror DNA - James Ferguson Feb 17, 2020

    Family Tree is a conspiracy-laden thriller mixed with body horror and family drama. It's an intriguing combination packed with tension and excitement. In short, this comic packs a punch. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Chase Magnett Jan 22, 2020

    Family Tree #3 does an excellent job of opening up its world in more ways than one and continues to do right by the promise of the series debut. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Word Of The Nerd - Jordan Claes Jan 22, 2020

    Family Tree #3 is yet another excellent chapter in what has become an increasingly exciting horror/mystery story, the likes of which I've never quite encountered before. Lemire's originality is drawn from a bottomless well of inspiration; he is nothing short of a miracle and we are lucky to have him. If Jeff Lemire were a boxer, he'd be Floyd Mayweather: completely and utterly untouchable. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    AIPT - Chris Coplan Jan 21, 2020

    We get to see a lot but not nearly enough actually happens. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comics Bookcase - Nick Couture Jan 23, 2020

    Family Tree remains a great and intriguing series, with a fantastic creative team, but this third issue might just be a bit too slow and safe. Read Full Review

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