Hedra #1
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Hedra #1

Writer: Jesse Lonergan Artist: Jesse Lonergan Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: July 29, 2020 Cover Price: $5.99 Critic Reviews: 7 User Reviews: 7
9.6Critic Rating
8.7User Rating

    In a glorious exploration of the comics medium with echoes of 2001: A Space Odyssey, Flash Gordon, Chris Ware, and Moebius, a lone astronaut leaves a world ravaged by nuclear war in search of life. What she finds is beyond all explanation.

  • 10
    Comic Watch - Lillian Hochwender Aug 22, 2020

    Hedrais a beautifully rendered, retrofuturistic tale that reminds readers that there is always hope even in the grimmest of circumstances. Read Full Review

  • 10
    ComicBook.com - Tanner Dedmon Jul 29, 2020

    Hedra is a visual treat and is unlike anything I've ever read before, but part of the experience here is that you're not really reading anything at all, at least not in the traditional sense. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Comics: The Gathering - Carlos R. Jul 29, 2020

    Jesse Lonergan's Hedra is a wonderful comic that'll have you rereading to appreciate its stunning art and incredible story. Read Full Review

  • 9.8
    Multiversity Comics - Matthew Blair Jul 30, 2020

    A deceptively simple story meshes with beautiful art and stark colors to create an amazing experimental comic that pushes the boundaries of how comics can tell a story. Read Full Review

  • 9.7
    The Brazen Bull - Dave Robbins Jul 29, 2020

    Hedra is a masterpiece devoid of the distraction of dialogue and exposition. It is a story told in an amazing visual narrative that is heads above the usual comic book fare. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    AIPT - David Brooke Jul 28, 2020

    There's a point where you start to realize through the book's ostensible simplicity that it's far from simple, and in its complexity, there are more layers still to enjoy. If you're at all interested in how a comic book can tell a story, or if you're looking for more variety in how stories are told in the format, do not miss this issue. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Bookcase - Larry Jorash Jul 29, 2020

    Hedra is a story that rewards patience and the appreciation of small details. For those who take this deep dive, there is plenty of emotion, imagery, beauty, and inspiration to be found in these pages. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Liem Duong Jul 31, 2020

    Wow. One of the most innovative and unique comics I have ever read, pleasure to Image and Jesse Lonergan for the phenomenal comic. Hedra is a one shot extra-size comic that really strips down the art of comic-book story telling to its bare foundations. First off, the art in this book in fantastc. Lonergan is the perfect artist for such a surreal experience this issue was.

    This comic is all visuals, no writing. It really breaks comics down into its core components of pictures telling a story. The imagery, the dark hues starkly contrasted with the pastel colors, the LINEWORK, omg the linework in here is so 200 IQ. The panel-layouts as well, such intricate design and well placed panels and using different size panels that really la more

  • 10
    Cuckoo Aug 25, 2020

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    Rivey Aug 26, 2020

  • 9.5
    tonpas1989 Jul 28, 2020

  • 9.5
    grandrieux Jul 31, 2020

  • 8.0
    harlan10 Aug 28, 2020

  • 5.0
    letskillrobots Aug 27, 2020

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