Middlewest #3

Writer: Skottie Young Artist: Jorge Corona Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: January 16, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 8 User Reviews: 12
8.7Critic Rating
8.5User Rating

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Abel and Fox learn that there may be someone who can help the boy's worsening condition. But the road to reach her is long and unpredictable-and not everyone they run into along the way is anxious to let them pass.

  • 9.6
    You Don't Read Comics - Russ Bickerstaff Jan 16, 2019

    The world in which all of the action is going to be taking place is still developing at this point. Its very reassuring to see the moral complexity lowered into this one. This is a coming-of-age magical fairy tale, but its going to be a very ethically complicated one. With the right economy of words and image in well-paced scenes, this third issue establishes important conventions this serial will hopefully continue to follow for many, many issues and what will hopefully be a very long run. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    Impulse Gamer - Dana Folkard Jan 16, 2019

    Overall, Im really enjoying this story. Ive found myself recommending this series to a lot of friends who are searching for a tale about magic that is a little different from the norm. With beautiful art and wonderful writing, this is a comic you shouldnt be missing. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Jan 16, 2019

    Jorge Coronas art complements the pace and style of this story really well. There are some amazing panels in this issue especially and the sequence on the bridge is amazingly detailed and beautiful. Read Full Review

  • 9.3
    The Brazen Bull - Jaimee Nadzan Jan 15, 2019

    Middlewest #3 is another fantastic issue. Skottie Young's writing and Jorge Corona's art seamlessly work together to create a superb story. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Word Of The Nerd - Cat Wyatt Jan 16, 2019

    Middlewest has already earned myfaith in the series. I know that I'll keep coming back to learn more about Abel's quest. I just can't stay my curiosity, nor can I bear to look away from such striking art. Abel's quest is growing into something more; that much, Middlewest #3 has made clear to me. There's so much more going on here than meets the eye. And I don't think Abel has the faintest clue of the part he's playing in all of this. I'm looking forward to seeing where the story goes, and what answers Abel will be able to attain from his world. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    Multiversity Comics - John Schaidler Jan 18, 2019

    Final Verdict: 8.4 The visual artists are completely in sync with a distinct, compelling aesthetic that feels perfectly suited to the story, even as writer Skottie Young turns the narrative inward to explore the complex emotions of the series' two primary characters. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Sequential Planet - Marcus Orchard Jan 16, 2019

    Middlewest #3 is another successful issue, giving us a break from Abel and Fox to humanize a character that was previously thought to be irredeemable. The sense of wonder is still there, and this is an easy title to recommend to fantasy fans. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    ComicBook.com - Christian Hoffer Jan 16, 2019

    The core story of Middlewest is coming into more focus, and it provides a lot more focus to what has felt like a drifting series so far. Read Full Review

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