Rock Candy Mountain #8

Writer: Kyle Starks Artist: Kyle Starks Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: February 7, 2018 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 2
9.5Critic Rating
9.2User Rating

CHAPTER 8: "OH, I'M BOUND TO GO"
Your favorite and only Kung-Fu Hobo Epic hits the last stop on its trip, Dear Reader, and we have answers to questions. Will Jackson find redemption via fist-fighting his way into the back door of Heaven and thusly be reunited with his long-lost wife and child? Or will he be stopped in his tracks by the Literal Devil-or worse, Babs Bardoux? Will Pomona ever find happiness?  Will Big Sis break something? Will all our hearts be broken? What will happen with the actual trainyard war? Will Hundred Cat do something so gosh darn Hundred Cat you will high five the air?

Throw out your legs, frie more

  • 10
    Outright Geekery - A. J. Jones Mar 2, 2018

    I would recommend ROCK CANDY MOUNTAIN to just about anybody who reads comics regularly, and I'd likewise recommend it to anybody who needs their spirits lifted. In fact, this is just the kind of series that we geeks can recommend to the comics pre-literate, because it has enough action to keep anybody turning the pages, even while illuminating the ability of comics to say things that matter. Read Full Review

  • 10
    All-Comic - Joshua Hilgenberg Feb 8, 2018

    Unfortunate as it is that the series has come to an end, all hopes for the series' treasured characters have been realized. Some found what they didn't realize they were looking for and others finally let themselves have what they needed. Perhaps even better than that is the small evidence that, even if Starks and Schweizer don't pick up the series, the characters will continue. As each story finds its end, more adventures are hinted at. Even if it doesn't mean a return to the exciting world of Rock Candy Mountain, the place Starks whisks readers out of his world is enough. Read more at http://all-comic.com/2018/rock-candy-mountain-8/#Wzfml122oXqYjjJf.99 Read Full Review

  • 10
    Big Comic Page - Craig Neilson-Adams Feb 5, 2018

    Without wanting to give anything away, this is a perfectly poignant ending for what has been one of my favourite comics in recent memory, as well as a living, breathing testament to the fact that comics dont need to be intricately detailed or packed with eloquent, flowing prose in order to really resonate. Highest possible recommendation for this one, folks. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    We The Nerdy - Chad Waller Feb 7, 2018

    Rock Candy Mountain has been a truly special series, a Cartoon Network show put to page. I'm happy to have read it, and overall, I'm happy with how it ended. It's heartfelt, adorable, full of cursing, and three hobos get into a fistfight with the devil. What more could you want? Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    AiPT! - Matt Funk Feb 6, 2018

    The series goes out swinging with its fists and its heart in a final issue that will both satisfy you and leave you hoping for a sequel. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    The GCRN - Dan Clark Feb 8, 2018

    Inside this fantastic story has been this tale about the importance of friends of family. Why it works is the complete lack of cynicism. Considering the state of the world comics need a creator like Chris Schweizer. He can create stories unlike anyone else that have a clear vision and that vision is executed with a high level of creativity. Seeing this series end is somewhat bittersweet. Read Full Review

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