Radiant Black #6

Writer: Kyle Higgins, Cherish Chen Artist: David Lafuente, Dee Cunniffe Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: July 21, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 7 User Reviews: 8
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Who's under the helmet of RADIANT RED? Writer KYLE HIGGINS, guest co-writer CHERISH CHEN, and industry legend DARKO LAFUENTE (Ultimate Spider-Man, Superman)
join forces for a story that challenges everything you think you know about the man behind the mask!

  • 10
    But Why Tho? - Collier "CJ" Jennings Jul 21, 2021

    Radiant Black #6 tells the secret, heartbreaking origin story of Radiant Red and reveals that the "villain" of the series is just as human as its hero. With this newfound knowledge about Satomi, it remains to be seen whether she, Marshall, and the other Radiants can work togethera question that the next issue will answer in full. Read Full Review

  • 10
    ComicBook.com - Matthew Aguilar Jul 21, 2021

    I can't say enough good things about Radiant Black #6, and honestly, I'd be fine just following Radiant Red from here on out. Read Full Review

  • 9.3
    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Jul 26, 2021

    For the third issue in a row, the Radiant Black team delivers on a well-crafted, unexpected plot twist, and I'm totally enthralled by it all. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    GWW - B Ferg Jul 23, 2021

    Artist Darko Lafuente and colorist Miguel Muerto have chosen to present Satomi and her world in lighter tones and less rigged outlines. How she ends up as "Red" is much different than how Nathan became "Black". I believe the artwork helps capture that essence by taking on a more somber and even sadder tone. This issue is less action and more about actions or should I say reactions. Read Full Review

  • 8.7
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Jul 21, 2021

    Lafuente does a great job of contrasting the art and style in the moments where the story is meant to be emotional versus when it's supposed to be thrilling. All of the soft tones of the opening pages are brilliant and how they change with the harshness of the situation is a great touch. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    AIPT - Ronnie Gorham Jul 22, 2021

    Radiant Black #6 provides some compelling backstory that connects brilliantly to the events that have unfolded so far in the series. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    BGCP - Michael Lennox Jul 21, 2021

    Trying to humanise a villain that almost killed the main character is tricky. Too far and you can alienate your audience as you encourage them to root for them. There are still questions over why Satori acted so violent against Nathan and future issues might fill in the blacks but anyway let's sit back and wait for the big showdown in Issue 7. Read Full Review

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