Plutona #5

Writer: Jeff Lemire, Emi Lenox Artist: Emi Lenox Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: June 29, 2016 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 5 User Reviews: 9
6.9Critic Rating
7.6User Rating

With the kids torn apart and lost in the woods, nothing can prepare them for what happens next. The startling conclusion to PLUTONA, with an ending that no one will see coming!

  • 9.0
    Flickering Myth - Mark Allen Jul 2, 2016

    Lemire and Lenox should be commended for this small, huge story, as they have managed to tell an old, all too familiar story in a new, emotionally resonant way without resorting to trite sentiment or vulgar exploitation. That's more than can be said for most superhero stories these days. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    All-Comic - Arron Ferguson Jul 2, 2016

    Bar a semi jolting jump in pace, Plutona #5 is a perfect end to a wonderful miniseries about the death of childhood, represented very literally in one instance, that feels it will work better when read as a collection in one sitting instead of in the monthly format.The TPB of Plutonais available as of July 20th. Grab a copy, read it in one sitting at 4:00 am by torch-light whilst listening to an album by a band like Animal Collective and remind yourself of the numb pain of being forced unwilling into the black skied world of adulthood… Read Full Review

  • 7.2
    Black Nerd Problems - Jordan Calhoun Jun 30, 2016

    Overall, Plutona is a fun, interesting spin on superheroes and the regular people who typically live in their shadows as nothing more than nameless faces, civilians to protect. Despite what readers might feel as a fizzle near the end, it was definitely a fun read each issue. Plutona is a charismatic teen adventure with superheroes in a brand new perspective. Read Full Review

  • 5.5
    IGN - Jeff Lake Jun 30, 2016

    As a concept Plutona was at once immediately investing, built on the pillars of strong character and an eerily compelling premise. It's frustrating, then, that over the course of the series neither of the book's strongest traits reached their full potential. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Kalem Lalonde Jun 30, 2016

    The art is the saving grace of a final issue that has failed the excellent characters of this series. Read Full Review

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