Old Guard: Tales Through Time #5

Writer: Jason Aaron, Alejandro Arbona Artist: Rafael Albuquerque, Kano Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: August 25, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 2 User Reviews: 3
7.8Critic Rating
8.2User Rating

New York City isn't like it used to be in the 1970s, where one drunken misadventure meant your boss had to come rescue you from an army of murder-nuns in a South American cult. JASON AARON (SOUTHERN BASTARDS, Thor, Scalped) and RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE (HUCK, American Vampire, All-Star Batman) send Booker and Andy to Hell and back, and to Heaven and beyond. Over a hundred years earlier, Booker finds action, spectacle, violence, and camaraderie in one of Paris's newfangled innovations-a brand-new thing called a "restaurant"-in a story by ALEJANDRO ARBONA (Doctor Tomorrow, Rick and Morty Presents: The Hotel Immortal) and KANO (Action Comics, Quantum more

  • 8.5
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Aug 25, 2021

    A solid story that showcases the character and his colorful past as well as his personal loss in the form of his guest. A well done story that is filled with great art that showcases the beautiful environment and the time of the tale. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    ComicBook.com - Chase Magnett Aug 25, 2021

    The issue opens with what is bound to be the least installment of Tales Through Time"a poorly told dirty joke that even a former Catholic school boy rolled his eyes at that wastes Rafael Albuquerque with endless drawings of nuns outside of a single searing spread. However the total misstep titled "An Old Soul," is balanced with what I feel is bound to be the best entry in this short story collection. Read Full Review

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