Nailbiter Returns #8

Writer: Joshua Williamson Artist: Mike Henderson, Adam Guzowski Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: December 30, 2020 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 8 User Reviews: 5
7.6Critic Rating
7.6User Rating

Love is a dangerous thing. The Nailbiter dives into his past as he finally explains his connections to the mastermind behind the deadly game of death. But the truth comes with a cost, and not everyone makes it out of this issue alive!

  • 9.0
    GWW - B Ferg Dec 29, 2020

    The issue closes with a powerful image of the tainted blood in truckers heading out to unleash torment on the citizens of Portland. It appears that Hawke has everyone in “check”. After dispatching with Fake Warren I wonder if this is all just about teaching the world or does she want Nailbiter as her “mate”. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Horror DNA - James Ferguson Jan 7, 2021

    Nailbiter Returns hits with another great twist and keeps things as unpredictable as ever. This followup series has only amplified everything that's come before while telling a whole new story. It's all new ground with the same level of terror. This is how you do a sequel right. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Graphic Policy - Brett Dec 30, 2020

    Nailbiter Returns #8 is the big reveal of who's behind the current game of murderers and we get the master plan which is… very horror sequel. There's a goofiness to it all that's hard to not sit back and just enjoy. The series continues to play with expectations and delivers entertainment with every issue. Read Full Review

  • 8.0 - Patrick Cavanaugh Dec 30, 2020

    With each panel, the audience is just as invested in unearthing more about the mystery unfolding as the characters themselves, with the creators of the book working in perfect harmony to reveal just enough details about the adventure with every flip of the page without exhausting us with exposition, hinting at a major revelation just over the horizon. Read Full Review

  • 7.6
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Dec 30, 2020

    Henderson creates some evocative imagery in this issue. There are some great, brutal moments throughout the issue and the transitions from the present to the past are well executed. Read Full Review

  • 7.2
    Sequential Planet - Hunter Sandlin Jan 6, 2021

    The backstory is a little questionable but it's still fun and I can't wait to see where it goes. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comic Crusaders - Lucas Fashina Dec 29, 2020

    It is straightforward where Williamson wanted to go with this issue. It is a smooth transition away from the dangers of the Buckaroo Killers being the main threat, and know the bigger threat is one more competent and more motivated. Even more daunting is the general safety of working with the detectives has been removed. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    AIPT - Nick Nafpliotis Dec 29, 2020

    'Nailbiter Returns' continues to be entertaining, but its major reveals are less impressive with every issue. Read Full Review

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