Newburn #12

Writer: Chip Zdarsky, David Brothers Artist: Nick Dragotta Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: October 25, 2023 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 5
9.1Critic Rating
8.6User Rating

"Emily goes back to school for a deadly investigation and runs into the last person she wants to see.
PLUS: In ""GO BACK"" by DRAGOTTA & BROTHERS, the kid finds a brief moment of peace and camaraderie before asking his boss for a favor."

  • 10
    Comic Watch - Dustin Gebel Oct 26, 2023

    With Newburn #12, a new wrinkle in the status quo of the criminals private detective makes for an excellent pivot as Emily revisits her past. The scripting for the issue forefronts character, letting the mystery take a backseat as detectives and their respective fears and doomed loves take center stage. The compositions and layouts build on that emotional core, highlighting what makes the book such a compelling read month to month. The linework pairs perfectly with the coloring to bolster both the bittersweet romance and explosive action to showcase the books range, selling the shift from breezy victory to desperate corner. Newburn continues to deliver high after high, proving itself to be one of the most consistently rich crime dramas on shelves. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    ComicBook.com - Chase Magnett Oct 25, 2023

    Newburn #12 delivers the most satisfying sort of single-issue mystery and sets the stage for a series that's about to dramatically turn up the heat on its characters (and readers). Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Oct 25, 2023

    Phillips delivers some great art in the issue. I continue to love the visual style of the series and how perfectly it captures both the dark intensity of the story and the world. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    AIPT - Chris Coplan Oct 25, 2023

    Emily may shine but this remains the story of Newburn's downfall. Read Full Review

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