Ice Cream Man #22

Writer: W. Maxwell Prince Artist: Martin Morazzo, Chris O, #39, Halloran Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: December 23, 2020 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 12
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8.3User Rating

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"ADVENT CALENDAR"-Every day is a gift.
  
HOLLYWOOD NEWS! Universal Content Productions (UCP) is developing an ICE CREAM MAN adaptation for the short-form streaming platform Quibi. According to exclusive scoop from Deadline, it is set to debut in 2021.

  • 10
    Comic Crusaders - Lucas Fashina Dec 23, 2020

    I really liked this issue. Way more matter of fact, and ethically challenging than I am used to from ICM, on so many levels. Read Full Review

  • 9.7
    Major Spoilers - Robert Mammone Jan 1, 1970

    Ice Cream Man #22 infuses Christmas with a feeling of unease and dread, while our main character wrestles with a life changing issue. Julie is Prince's most appealing character to date, a young woman confronted on all sides, but who wins through to the end more or less intact. Read Full Review

  • 9.3
    Comic Watch - Ariel Bee Dec 26, 2020

    A haunting and profoundly emotional look at a young girl's life as she struggles with secrets and fears during the holiday season, "Advent Calendar" is yet another excellent entry in the impeccable Ice Cream Man record. Read Full Review

  • 8.8
    GWW - B Ferg Dec 22, 2020

    As Julie experiences each calendar day, the gift seems to echo her dreams and day. Her fears and reality slowly mix. Given the nature of the story and the decisions facing Julie, this issue never felt overly preachy, except for the actual preacher. Instead, Prince opts to let the reader learn our own lesson and take our own message from this issue. Ending on a somber note, I felt the question being asked of Julie and everyone is what are you celebrating? Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Chase Magnett Dec 23, 2020

    Ice Cream Man is often about a stylistic choice, but here it's about a very real one and manages to honor that choice"and all of its complexity"in a sincere fashion. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Kabooooom - Harvey Moreno Dec 27, 2020

    If you have never picked up an Ice Cream Man book, you may be doing yourself a disservice. Reminiscent of shows like The Twilight Zone, Tales from the Crypt, and even Black Mirror, the franchise is a series of one-shot stories with each focusing on a new tale of terror. Read Full Review

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