Low #9

Writer: Rick Remender Artist: Greg Tocchini Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: August 26, 2015 Cover Price: $3.5 Critic Reviews: 7 User Reviews: 9
8.8Critic Rating
9.0User Rating

As the flame of hope sputters in the cold darkness of the sea, Della Cain roars forth with a vengeance to snuff it out completely. Hope is for the weak. And in this world, only the strong survive.

  • 10
    All-Comic - Dan Leicht Aug 27, 2015

    Issue #9 of Low reaches a new level as Remender, along with Tocchini and McCaig, raises the stakes even higher. This issue makes it clear that hope is out there for everyone"you just have to fight for it (metaphorically fight for it"unless you're actually trapped underwater). Read Full Review

  • 10
    Big Comic Page - Sam Graven Aug 25, 2015

    Low is unmissable. There are serious contenders for the sci-fi crown just now – Saga, Roche Limit – but Low trumps them in its breathtaking scope, style, and above all its humanity. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Black Nerd Problems - Carrie McClain Aug 31, 2015

    Low #9 has a spectacular finish that mentally had me ready to flip a table or two because one"I did NOT SEE THAT COMING. AT ALL. Like a fallen angel someone comes to Della's aid and the carnage is beautiful. With a eye roll to Della's latter costume alternation, this issue stands to be one of the strongest and most certainly one of the most memorable. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    AIPT - John F. Trent Aug 26, 2015

    Low #9 is absolutely fantastic. Remender's crafting of the relationship and bond between Della and Tajo is the stuff of legends. Tocchini's artwork is glorious, capturing awesome action sequences and then depicting pure raw emotion. I was a little disappointed in McCaig's use of browns and grays on the insides of the building, but he really captured the power of the Helm Suit. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comicsverse - Sean Bartley Aug 29, 2015

    The beauty of LOW lies in Rick Remender's unwillingness to give his characters anything; everything they have they've fought for, and each one of them has been put through hell to get where they are, and where they are isn't very pretty. It makes each victory (however few and far between) mean that much more, but the tide of darkness always lies just underneath these characters, waiting to drag them down. LOW #9 manages to be equal parts character study on Della, a kinetic action piece, and a hard hitting emotional roller coaster. Thankfully, the ride is far from over and the creative team behind LOW will continue to peel back the layers of this tremendous series. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    IGN - Jeff Lake Aug 27, 2015

    Low is the kind of book little baby sci-fi tales hope to grow up to be. It's grand in scope and focused in character, its layered family drama and lavish backdrops peppered with copious bouts of evisceration. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Book Resources - Marykate Jasper Aug 31, 2015

    Taken all together, "Low" #9 is another striking installment in a series that manages to surprise and affect me in every issue. Though it's not one of my favorite issues so far, it still does a fine job of growing its characters and moving its plot. Read Full Review

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