Self/Made #5

Writer: Matt Groom Artist: Eduardo Ferigato, Marcello Costa Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: April 3, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 3
8.0Critic Rating
7.8User Rating

Deep in the forests of Brazil, Amala is on the cusp of exposing a shocking secret about the nature of reality. But the final step is the hardest... and it will cost her everything she holds dear.

  • 9.6
    You Don't Read Comics - Russ Bickerstaff Apr 3, 2019

    Groom is showing a deft familiarity with the conventions of cyberpunk and simulated reality sci-fi. Hes not reinventing the wheel here, but he IS adding a few twists in and around the edges of sci-fi tropes that might begin to explore the nature of identity and reality with stylish new eyes. The issue feels like an introduction of sorts that stands quite well on its own as things shift gears into a new direction starting with the sixth issue. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    The Brazen Bull - Dave Robbins Mar 29, 2019

    The curious puzzle that is Self/Made continues the mind bending journey of the AI that is all too real. Amala has grown to become a truly sympathetic character and the plots has reached a fascinating unknowable plateau. Read Full Review

  • 6.0 - Adam Barnhardt Apr 3, 2019

    This genre-bending tale makes you stop and scratch your head more than once through the 30-some pages, and the second you get into it, the issue wraps up for the month. Read Full Review

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