Gideon Falls #7

Writer: Jeff Lemire Artist: Andrea Sorrentino Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: October 17, 2018 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 9 User Reviews: 30
8.4Critic Rating
8.6User Rating


After the mind-blowing events of the first arc, Norton digs deeper into the mystery of the Black Barn, and secrets of his past begin to come to light. Meanwhile, Father Fred does some digging of his own and learns the hard way that some secrets should just stay buried.

Picked up for TV by Hivemind after a multi-studio bidding war. Established in 2018, Hivemind is the new production entity from long-time producing partners Sean Daniel and Jason Brown, Bad Robot veteran Kathy Lingg, and former Valiant Entertainment CEO & Chief Creative Officer Dinesh Shamdasani.

  • 9.4
    Black Nerd Problems - Mikkel Snyder Oct 17, 2018

    It is entirely unsurprisingly that Gideon Falls was optioned for a TV series. It is a brilliantly constructed story that engrosses the reader with its clever writing and awe-inspiring art. This is a title you're definitely going to want in your pull list. Read Full Review

  • 9.4
    The Brazen Bull - Charlie Chipman Oct 16, 2018

    Gideon Falls is a stunning supernatural tale that offers a reading experience that is both haunting and immersive. Now in it's second arc, it is clear that the series will continue to impress. Gideon Falls #7 may not be an accessible jumping-on point, but does have the potential to generate the interest necessary to inspire new readers backtrack and get themselves up to speed. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comics Bookcase - Zack Quaintance Oct 16, 2018

    Creators Jeff Lemire and Andrea Sorrentino treat Gideon Falls #7 like a season debut of television. This issue isnt as fast-paced as some chapters from the first arc, but it thrives in character-driven moments. Im eagerly awaiting the twists to come. Oh, and that cliffhanger wow! Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    GWW - D. Ivester Oct 16, 2018

    Gideon Falls is still all about the weird, mysterious, and unknown but these compelling characters are what will keep you reading. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Sequential Planet - Chris Terry Oct 17, 2018

    Gideon Falls #7 is the first of the second story arc and it does a great job of setting up this volume with the characters running into new obstacles. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    On Comics Ground - Joanna Robinson Oct 21, 2018

    Lemire and Sorrentino are back for Part 2 of this Horror Comic and they come in hot and ready from page 1 to the CREEPY last page. Everyone is connected in some way to the Black Barn, but now it's time to find out how and WHY! Read Full Review

  • 8.6
    Outright Geekery - William Pace Oct 24, 2018

    One of the most horrific mysteries I've read in quite some time. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    AIPT - Forrest Hollingsworth Oct 17, 2018

    Gideon Falls' amazing ideas have been executed flawlessly up-to-now but this issue makes them start to feel unsustainable under the weight of their own ambitions. Read Full Review

  • 6.0 - Adam Barnhardt Oct 17, 2018

    Just when you think you have it all figured out, Jeff Lemire throws a wrench in the forks and upsets the status quo. That's how it's been nearly every issue in this young run so far, and Gideon Falls #7 is no different. Read Full Review

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