Outer Darkness #3

Writer: John Layman Artist: Afu Chan Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: January 9, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 4
8.6Critic Rating
8.5User Rating

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An away mission to a mysterious asteroid leads to the death of a beloved crewman. Too bad death is only the beginning for the crew of The Charon...

  • 10
    Big Comic Page - Adam Brown Jan 8, 2019

    The quick angle changes and forced perspective allows Chan to show so much of the team's world in simple yet effective ways, from view screens to sniper scopes or the ship's bridge to incantations in the clone tanks. And with an almost whimsical air to the art which downplays the horror elements and keeps the entertainment pumping, Outer Darkness has to be one of my favourite new series on the shelves today. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    SciFiPulse - Patrick Hayes Feb 18, 2019

    This is absolutely a must-read series. The horror is epic. The science fiction flavors are delicious. This is a warped combination of genres that will have you wondering if man should ever go into space. I hunger for each issue, but fear where it will take me. Highest possible recommendation. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Newsarama - David Pepose Jan 14, 2019

    There's a deep well of storytelling potential to Outer Darkness, as Layman and Chan are able to play the tropes of science fiction and horror against one another to create some unexpected new storytelling avenues. Read Full Review

  • 8.6
    Comic Watch - John Jack Jan 21, 2019

    A really fun intelligent take on a strangely under tackled genre that infuses a bit of humor in with the nightmares to make a incredibly satisfying book to read and a really entertaining story. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    ComicBook.com - Jamie Lovett Jan 9, 2019

    This is a solid blending of genres, a concept that can be built on. It just needs stronger characters to carry it. Read Full Review

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