Kaya #9

Writer: Wes Craig Artist: Wes Craig Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: June 21, 2023 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 2
8.7Critic Rating
8.5User Rating

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Kaya's magic arm is GONE, and she is separated from her allies in the vast Poison Lands. Jin, nearly drowned, enters a strange, delirious nightmare he may not be able to return from.

Features a variant cover by cosmic art god MATTEO SCALERA!

  • 9.0
    ComicBook.com - Chase Magnett Jun 21, 2023

    Kaya #9 fleshes out both its protagonists and antagonists by providing them with plenty of new problems on a journey that already seems bound to be Kaya's most exciting chapter yet. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Major Spoilers - Ingrid Lind-Jahn Jun 25, 2023

    Kaya has survived but is separated from her friends and can no longer follow Jin's trail! Read Full Review

  • 8.7
    Comic Watch - Tyler Davis Jul 1, 2023

    Kaya #9 is an excellent middle chapter, utilizing strong pacing and natural narrative twists in order to continue the momentum of this massive second arc, not a second becoming dull or overdrawn. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    You Don't Read Comics - Russ Bickerstaff Jun 21, 2023

    As large a canvas as Craig is working with, it's interesting to note that it still feels pretty small. There are benefits and drawbacks to this. It's cool to enter a fantasy world like this and have an immediate grasp of all of the forces at work. However, fantasy thrives on the notion of immensity and power. And everything seems just a little bit too small to really grant a substantial sense of wonder. Every now and then, some things hit the page in just the right way to deliver the magic. The giant bat thats hauling around Kaya at the opening of the issue is a good example of this. Craig needs more moments like this to maintain the wonder. Read Full Review

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