Shadecraft #5

Writer: Joe Henderson Artist: Lee Garbett Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: July 21, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 7 User Reviews: 2
9.1Critic Rating
7.5User Rating

Zadie Lu lived in her amazing brother's shadow all her life. Now, he's trapped in her shadow - literally - and he can't take it anymore. It's brother versus sister in an epic battle as Zadie fights to save her family!

  • 10
    DC Comics News - Carl Bryan Jul 30, 2021

    Henderson and Garbett have so much potential here in adventures in Shadecraft. With seeds in the story to let us know there are more “out there”, give the people and the fans what they want – being cool in the shade. Read Full Review

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    COMICON - Scott Redmond Jul 23, 2021

    Everything that makes Shadecraft such an engaging and heartfelt and gorgeous series is on full display for the concluding issue of the first story arc and the first book of the series, with a heavy focus on family. As previously stated Shadecraft truly embodies everything that is the best about comic books as a medium thanks to a beyond amazing creative team. Hopefully, there will be plenty more of this amazing book in the future for us all. Read Full Review

  • 9.9
    SciFiPulse - Ian Cullen Jul 25, 2021

    If we don't see this made into a TV series or a movie in the future. I'll be very surprised. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Major Spoilers - Ingrid Lind-Jahn Jul 24, 2021

    Zadie and her family unite and work together to get Ricky back. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    AIPT - Ronnie Gorham Jul 21, 2021

    Shadecraft #5 is an absolutely fantastic voyage into shadows and weirdness that amps you up even more to see this become a live-action series. Read Full Review

  • 8.0 - Patrick Cavanaugh Jul 21, 2021

    This issue, and the arc as a whole, is dark, spooky, hopeful, and charming, with Zadie sure to earn throngs of fans desperate for more Shadecraft. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    The Comicbook Dispatch - ozwoods Jul 21, 2021

    Shadecraft #5 brings a solid resolution to the series' first story arc. The family interactions between the characters are wholesome. However, the confrontation with Agent Owens was underwhelming and feels very by-the-numbers. The artwork with the shadows continues to look great and be an instant draw for the series. The comic ends on a bright note that leaves enough plot points open for future issues in Shadecraft while providing a solid conclusion to the first story arc. Read Full Review

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