Sacred Creatures #1

Writer: Pablo Raimondi, Klaus Janson Artist: Pablo Raimondi Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: July 5, 2017 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 9 User Reviews: 11
6.3Critic Rating
8.7User Rating

When the supernatural forces maintaining the fragile balance of power in this world start to unravel, Josh Miller, a young college grad and expecting father, is caught in the middle of a vast conspiracy threatening to tear apart the foundations of humanity as we know it. As myth and reality collide, Josh finds himself on the frontline of a battle against an enemy dating back to the beginning of time itself.
Comic legends KLAUS JANSON (Daredevil, Dark Knight Returns) and PABLO RAIMONDI (X-Factor, Book of Doom) proudly present SACRED CREATURES, their first-ever creator-owned series, with a monster-sized first issue featuring 66 pages of co more

  • 8.0
    The Brazen Bull - Dave Robbins Jul 5, 2017

    There is a great deal of potential in the story and characters. The art suits the mood and the tone. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Bastards - Ben Snyder Jul 6, 2017

    While showing some shades of its influences, Sacred Creatures #1 does a great job of introducing its intriguing villains and heroes as the stakes for a legitimate holy war seemingly rage on for many future issues. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Corps - The Truth Jul 5, 2017

    Solid first issue of a new series from Image. Forces of good and evil appear to be starting a major battle, and an innocent is chosen, but for what? I'm aboard the Sacred Creatures train, you should be too. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    GWW - River Godbee Jul 4, 2017

    A wonderful story with lackluster art. Read Full Review

  • 7.5 - John McCubbin Jul 6, 2017

    Sacred Creatures #1 is an intriguing start to this new series, with the creative team giving us a product that's dripping in mystery. Despite feeling like too much too soon, the creative team do a fabulous job of introducing us to Josh and the mysterious family that's turned his life upside down, with there being plenty to leave readers returning for more. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Multiversity Comics - Kent Falkenberg Jul 7, 2017

    You might want to stretch before picking this one up. It's a thick slab of comic, but well worth it. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Outright Geekery - Christa Harader Jul 2, 2017

    Overall, Sacred Creatures suffers from too much structure and not enough content " be it character development, focused dialogue or an art style that can support an intricate plot, there needs to be a focal point to draw from as bedrock to your concept. And the divinity narrative has been done so often, and so well, you need to find an "in" that's unique enough to hang your story on. The punch of the last page doesn't fly when you've taken this long to set up " what, exactly? Read Full Review

  • 3.8
    Comicsverse - Eric Nierstedt Jul 5, 2017

    SACRED CREATURES is an overlong supernatural tale that feels ten years too late in arriving. Pablo Raimondi has solid artwork, but it isn't enough to make up for vague ideas and boring characters. Read Full Review

  • 2.0
    All-Comic - Erik Gonzalez Jul 9, 2017

    If supernatural comics is up your alley and you aren't very discerning, then, sure, check this comic out. Otherwise, it's one to pass by on the sales rack. Read Full Review

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