No. 1 With A Bullet #1

Writer: Jacob Semahn Artist: Jorge Corona Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: November 1, 2017 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 15 User Reviews: 7
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"A sublime piece of futurism that is both entertaining in its absurdity and terrifying in its predictions."--Clive Barker
Her social media, strong. Her variety show segments, a hit. Nash Huang is at the top of her game. But when the iRis Shutter contact lens hits the market, Nash's life is personally invaded. The latest leap forward in "technological progress," these contacts not only play video or augment reality...but also record footage. Fighting to keep her life together after a leaked sex tape goes viral, a clingy super-fan is the last thing on Nash's mind...but that's exactly when the bodies pile up and the terror begins.

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  • 9.0
    Horror Talk - James Ferguson Oct 23, 2017

    No. 1 with a Bullet presents real world terror that will chill you to the bone. It will certainly have you re-thinking the next tweet you post or online comment you make. It serves as an effective social commentary while also creeping you out, which makes for some quality horror. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comic Watch - Ryne Wiley Nov 15, 2017

    The more you read No 1. With a Bullet, the denser it feels. There is clearly a grand scheme at play that includes social media, anonymity, internet scandal and online bullying. Nash is a character with a fully developed life and inner monologue that will make her an exciting character to explore these topics. The book feels so grounded in reality, the themes hit harder than many other Sci-Fi books on the shelf. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    The Brazen Bull - Charlie Chipman Nov 1, 2017

    No.1 With a Bullet #1 is an exciting new series that resonates with the modern reader as their modern fears come to life before their eyes. Beautiful artwork and a well-written script make this book one not to miss. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Weird Science - Andrew McAvoy Nov 4, 2017

    The cliffhanger of this issue handles some big themes around the increasingly dominant role in technology and blends them together with a witty plot and characters, some very stylish artwork, and a beautiful layout. You can keep your virtual reality contact lenses; I'm happy to escape to my comic books when they are this good. Read Full Review

  • 8.2
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Anthony Composto Oct 5, 2017

    No. 1 With A Bullethits shelves November 1st. Final order cutoff is Monday, October 9th, so call your local comic shop now! Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Newsarama - David Pepose Oct 31, 2017

    While the storyline remains to be seen, the artwork for No. 1 With a Bullet cannot be denied, and it’s these kinds of off-kilter visuals that make me excited to see where this series heads next. Given the potential of sci-fi and horror as genres, it’s surprising to not see more of this in comic books, which allows Semahn and Corona ample room to play around with some particularly heady themes (and deliver readers some off-the-wall scares). It’s too early to say if this title lives up to its name just yet, but consider me on-board for more No. 1 With a Bullet. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Graphic Policy - Logan Dalton Sep 29, 2017

    Social media offers a way to become famous, infamous, or something between with a hacked iCloud server or an unintentional drunk tweet or private message having scary consequences. Jacob Semahn, Jorge Corona, and Jen Hickman channel this primal, yet technological fear inNo. 1 with A Bulletand chase it with colorscapes that will be seared into your brain and a main character that you will want to grab a drink and maybe hug when the comic drops in November. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Multiversity Comics - Michael Mazzacane Nov 2, 2017

    "No. 1 with a Bullet" has all the ingredients to be an excellent story and comic book, but they it doesn't come to a boil in this first issue. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Impulse Gamer - Lyla Saudi Nov 15, 2017

    I enjoyed how this issue touched on elements that are relatable to a lot of current modern day situations. Not sure which direction the series will head in as the main focus was on the development of Nash's character (with a side of dead stalker) but I can't wait to get my hands on issue #2! Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Big Comic Page - Craig Neilson-Adams Oct 18, 2017

    Ultimately, No. 1 With A Bullet boasts a fascinating and legitimately worrying core concept surrounded by genuinely intriguing characters and a slick, eye-catching artistic style. And if thats not enough to make you want to give this new series a try, then honestly, Im really not sure what to tell ya. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    All-Comic - Milo Milton Jefferies Oct 16, 2017

    No. 1 with a Bullet makes an excellent case for why this comic should be on your pull list... there is no reason why you shouldn't be reading this book. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    AiPT! - Alexis Simonetta Nov 1, 2017

    Overall, I liked No. 1 With a Bullet. It's not perfect, but it really touches on an actual problem in today's society. It's worth a look, especially if you have a strong social media addiction. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Spartantown - Enrique Rea Oct 26, 2017

    'No. 1 with a Bullet' is an irresistible piece of 'Black Mirror'-style tech horror that is all too real. With engaging characters, great dialogue, an involving mystery, and eye-popping visuals, Semahn, Corona, and Hickman have a hit series on their hands. Make sure to add this to your pull-list so you don't miss out in one of the year's most timely comics. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    GWW - Genxgrownup Oct 20, 2017

    The art is beautiful, the dialogue gripping, and we can't help but feel real pain for the main character's plight. Come November 1st, make sure this book is on your pull list. You won't regret it! Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Doom Rocket - Brendan Hodgdon Nov 2, 2017

    Taking your time with a story is always a risk, especially in comics; if you don't do enough in the first issue, you can drive a lot of people away. No. 1 With A Bullet flirts with this. However, with a combination of smart characterization and dynamic art it overcomes that hurdle. Read Full Review

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