Local Man #4

Writer: Tim Seeley, Tony Fleecs Artist: Brad Simpson, Felipe Sobreiro Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: May 31, 2023 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 8 User Reviews: 5
8.6Critic Rating
7.5User Rating

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A clue to the murder of his archenemy leads LOCAL MAN to an abandoned quarry-and into a brutal conflict with his former teammate, CAMO CRUSADER. What event drove the man formerly known as CROSSJACK from the THIRD GEN team? And why does CAMO hate him so %^$&ing much? Meanwhile, in the past, the star-lost trio of CROSSJACK, CAMO, and NEON find themselves on a savage planet, facing killer aliens and devastating questions.

  • 10
    ComicBook.com - Jenna Anderson May 31, 2023

    Local Man #4 somehow manages to be even more outstanding than the issues that preceded it, offering a smaller-scale, but monumental chapter in Jack's unlikely journey. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles May 31, 2023

    Local Man remains a stellar read with so many layers to it that the creative team pulls off successfully on every turn. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Comic Watch - Tyler Davis Jun 1, 2023

    Local Manis one of the best superhero books on the market, hands down. This issue really cements that, utilizing superhero actions and thematic character philosophy to craft a truly deep, engaging, and rich reading experience. Read Full Review

  • 8.6
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally May 31, 2023

    The art is fantastic in both stories and the gritty visual style of the present story is perfectly paired with the over the top visuals of Jack's past. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Nerd Initiative - Ken M. Jun 2, 2023

    Being so close to solving the mystery has never felt further away. The build-up leading into the latest issue doesnt miss Local Man #4 hits readers with long awaited moments and answers. Fleecs, Seeley and the team set up Jack Xaver with superb writing and art to challenge him with his most personal confrontation yet. Dont miss grabbing this issue on New Comic Book Day! Read Full Review

  • 8.1
    Graphic Policy - Brett May 31, 2023

    Overall, Local Man #4 continues to be an intriguing and entertaining series. Some of it has been predictable but its specifics haven't been But, most importantly, it makes me want more of these characters and world so we can explore the interesting concepts within a bit more. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    AIPT - Chris Coplan May 31, 2023

    If you want to save the world, you've got to shatter a few hearts (and maybe some kneecaps?) Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    You Don't Read Comics - Russ Bickerstaff May 31, 2023

    Seeley and Fleecs are working on a premise that could still have some impact. The pacing may be off, but thats a judgment thats made only four issues into what is clearly a very, very dense story. When the dust clears on the first dozen or so issues of the series, it may turn out to be the case that theres a kind of genius in the way that Seeley and Fleecs are approaching the story. Four issues in, it just feels like a mess. Read Full Review

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