Satellite Sam #8

Satellite Sam #8

Writer: Matt Fraction Artist: Howard Chaykin Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: May 7, 2014 Cover Price: $3.5 Critic Reviews: 3
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Michael and Kara make a major breakthrough in their unofficial investigation into the death of the man that played "Satellite Sam" as everyone's kinks and obsessions go into overdrive-and scandal threatens to tear the show and the network apart.

  • 8.5
    Coming Up Comics - David Melton May 6, 2014

    If you're a fan of Fraction's, know that this is a different series than anything else he's done, but one that I will proudly add to my collection with the rest of them. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Front Towards Gamer - Lido May 7, 2014

    If all of that sounds good to you I highly recommend trying to pick-up the series in its entirety as the density of the storytelling isn't exactly new reader friendly despite the series' best efforts. For those who are already reading the series and just wanted to enjoy me drooling over it for most of the review here's my review of this latest issue: it's very good, greater focus on a side character who hasn't enjoyed the spotlight yet, some really shocking reveals in character stories as the truly villainous soul of the plot begins to really emerge and Michael becomes a stronger character, only real complaint is that the Guy storyline that was set-up last issue doesn't have any forward momentum here despite ending on sort of a cliff hangar. The last few pages really did leave me with my jaw hanging open, recommended. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comic Bastards - Nick Philpott May 7, 2014

    It doesn't feel like it's trying to elevate smut in the way that Sex Criminals tries to be look sex right in the eye. Satellite Sam feels voyeuristic, and there's no character payoff, only more of the same. I wish I liked it more, but I just don't. Read Full Review

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