Middlewest #7

Writer: Skottie Young Artist: Jorge Corona Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: May 22, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 5
9.2Critic Rating
8.7User Rating

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Just as the chance for a new life was starting to come together, Abel spirals out of control again and his adoptive family gets caught in the storm.

  • 10
    Bleeding Cool - Leigh Kade May 22, 2019

    I'm a big sucker for a well-told folk tale, and that's exactly what Middlewest is- a big, bold yarn told with modern sensibilities. The characters are all vibrantly alive, and that lovely, lively art just propels the whole affair along at breakneck speed. Read Full Review

  • 10
    But Why Tho? - Charles Hartford May 24, 2019

    I've never felt so deeply connected to a comic book character before. And I don't think I would've believed I could be before reading this amazing story. If the creative team can keep up this level of high quality, deeply emotional storytelling I would desperately hope there are some Eisner awards coming in their future. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    You Don't Read Comics - Russ Bickerstaff May 22, 2019

    In a long-running fantasy serial, it was inevitable that Abel was going to tumble back into the horror of action. He had been hitting hinting at this for a couple of dishes now he had been hitting hinting at this ever since Able joined the carnival. Thanks to the delicate handling of the story, the emotional impact of the inevitable is felt with just as much strength as a random act of nature. Read Full Review

  • 9.2
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally May 23, 2019

    Jorge Corona's art is fantastic. All of the visual elements work and the panels are filled with gorgeous action and detail. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    AIPT - Ari Bard May 21, 2019

    Young, Corona, Beaulieu, and Piekos shine an important light on the destructive properties of anger and the constructive properties of friendship in an emotional seventh issue. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Megan Peters May 22, 2019

    Middlewest breaks into its seventh episode with a climactic battle that leaves Abel worse off than ever before. Read Full Review

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