Nailbiter Returns #1
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Nailbiter Returns #1

Writer: Joshua Williamson Artist: Mike Henderson Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: June 3, 2020 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 7
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    SERIES PREMIERE! JOSHUA WILLIAMSON & MIKE HENDERSON'S CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED HIT HORROR SERIES RETURNS! Sixteen of the world's worst serial killers were all born in the same small town...but Agent Finch and Sheriff Crane solved and buried that mystery.
Didn't they?
Violent copycat murders imitating the infamous Buckaroo Butchers have begun in Portland, Oregon, and if Finch wants the killings to stop, he'll have to team up with the daughter of the Nailbiter himself. A brand-new mystery begins in this EXTRA-LENGTH FIRST ISSUE!

  • 10
    Outright Geekery - Sean Mullen May 10, 2020

    This comic book feels cinematic! Read Full Review

  • 10
    Impulse Gamer - Matt Fischer May 11, 2020

    Joshua Williamson and Mike Henderson hit the ground running and to be quite frank, it's like they never stopped. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    AIPT - Nick Nafpliotis May 8, 2020

    A triumphant and bloody return for one of the best horror comic series on the shelves. Read Full Review

  • 8.6
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Cody Walker May 20, 2020

    Nailbiter Returns to the stands with a vengeance. There's blood, death, told friends, and new acquaintances. With a little taste of YOU and Dexter, this run promises to delight. We learned the mystery of Buckaroo, but many parts were missing. Are these the missing parts or just more chaos from the hellish depths of Buckaroo? The mystery unravels. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Big Comic Page - Mark Scott May 6, 2020

    I'm really glad that this creative team has resurrected Nailbiter. I loved the first series and the second is already off to a great start. Given the pedigree behind this series, I cant see how this can possibly be anything other than a stellar return. Read Full Review

  • 7.8
    Black Nerd Problems - Mikkel Snyder May 14, 2020

    Writing aside, Henderson's artistic contribution to the book was incredible and sells the series. It is definitely gruesome, but it is effective at portraying body horror, at capturing such particularly brutal moments in a stylistic way. The illustrations are scarily detailed, the colors are eerily effective and able to switch between a subdued muted scale to a violently vivid visual. And that's interesting to me and I was enthralled by it, but I also recognize that series is definitely going to appeal to a niche audience. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comic Crusaders - Lucas Fashina May 6, 2020

    It's been a while so I have totally forgotten what Nailbiter was about, but Nailbiter Returns #1 was so seamless that it was obvious what was important and each twist did have quite an impact on me. So kudos to the creative team on this one. Read Full Review

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