Swan Songs #2

Writer: W. Maxwell Prince Artist: Caspar Wijngaard Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: August 9, 2023 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 7 User Reviews: 6
9.3Critic Rating
8.8User Rating

"THE END OF A MARRIAGE"
W. MAXWELL PRINCE's exploration of things ending continues as another all-star artist joins the party: CASPAR WIJNGAARD of HOMESICK PILOTS! Here, two former lovers find themselves-per a stipulation of their divorce settlement-locked in eternal mortal combat!

Watch the rise and fall of their doomed love...and the bloody, multi-genre aftermath!

We'll say it again: all things come to a close; these are the SWAN SONGS.

  • 10
    The Comicbook Dispatch - kcscribbles Aug 9, 2023

    Swan Songs #2 is not only my favorite issue of the week, its my favorite issue of any book this year. It takes you through every emotion possible and like the best books, it stays with you long after you finish reading it. Its superb and highly recommended. Read Full Review

  • 10
    ComicBook.com - Chase Magnett Aug 9, 2023

    Swan Songs continues to stun in a second installment drawn by the inimitable Caspar Wijngaard depicting the end of a marriage. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Comic Crusaders - Antonio Rodriguez Aug 11, 2023

    Love and anger are truly human emotions and everyone will no doubt have gone through them at some point in their life, we've all been in love one way or another and we've all been broken up with, but to be able to analyze it and then distill it down into a piece of art such as this is a completely new level of letting go, and it gives me true hope that surviving this heartbreak is possible. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    AIPT - David Brooke Aug 8, 2023

    If you're a fan of relationship drama, comics, and deep feelings, you'll love Swan Songs #2. This beautiful and tragic story comes to life in a way only comics can. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    COMICON - Tom Smithyman Aug 8, 2023

    If you though you hated your ex, imagine having the chance to cut off his head or blast her to smithereens for all eternity. The creative team masterfully depicts the conflicting emotions of courtship, marriage and divorce in a memorable way. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    GWW - Johann du Plessis Aug 9, 2023

    In this mix of perspectives and portrayals, Swan Songs urges us to think about the invisible threads that weave our relationships and the delicate nature of even the strongest connections. As we follow John and Eileen's journey, we are taken into a world where memories, views, and conflicts come together like a haunting melody, a tribute to the emotions that make us human. Read Full Review

  • 6.8
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Aug 9, 2023

    Wijngaards art is one of the only saving graces of the issue. The visuals are lively, beautifully detailed and convey a level of emotion that I wish the story deserved. Read Full Review

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