Middlewest #10

Writer: Skottie Young Artist: Jorge Corona Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: August 21, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 5
9.5Critic Rating
8.6User Rating

Abel is brought before a long-forgotten figure from his past who offers some insight into the boy's present and future. Feeling the weight of this unexpected reunion, Abel is left as he has been most of his life-cold and alone.

  • 10
    AIPT - Ari Bard Aug 21, 2019

    A powerful story about the heartbreaking cycles of abuse and toxic masculinity that can and do occur in our world. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Michael Fromm Aug 21, 2019

    Middlewest #10 is a fantastic step forward in Abel's quest. It is a sorrowful yet bewitching piece of storytelling, enhanced by pitch-perfect artwork. Read Full Review

  • 10
    But Why Tho? - Charles Hartford Aug 22, 2019

    Middlewest #10 continues the level of excellence I have come to expect from this remarkable creative team. This issue challenges both Abel and the reader to ask hard questions about who we are and how we got here. Do we have a say in what we ultimately become, or are we purely the products of our environments? If we strive hard enough can we break the cycles that have plagued our predecessors? I believe we can. And Middlewest #10 has me hoping, with all my heart, that young Abel finds a way to. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    You Don't Read Comics - Russ Bickerstaff Aug 21, 2019

    With pacing well and fully back on track, Young and Coronas story has regained a sense of momentum about it. The placement of a frigid, wintery issue in the heat of a late summer adds to the earthbound sense of fantasy about the serial. Summer solstice feels like a distant memory. The days are getting shorter. Winter is coming, Its going to be cold. Young and Corona are there to echo the dream of the near future into the tale of Abels past. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Aug 21, 2019

    Jorge Corona delivers some stunning art in this issue. Everything from the characters to the detailed backgrounds look fantastic. I continue to marvel at how beautiful this book is drawn. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Megan Peters Aug 21, 2019

    Middlewest hits out with an impressive update this week showcasing some unspeakable family horrors. Read Full Review

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