The Department of Truth #10

Writer: James Tynion IV Artist: Martin Simmonds Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: June 30, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 18
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Some fictions manifest in reality as dangerous, half-formed things. The Department of Truth relies on hunters to track down and contain these wild tulpas before they become too real. It's time for Cole Turner to see this side of the job firsthand. It's time for Cole Turner to join his first Bigfoot hunt.

  • 10
    Comic Watch - Ross Hutchinson Jun 30, 2021

    DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH #10 is a pitch-perfect marriage of brilliant writing from Tynion IV that expands the idea of Truth and Belief as physically manifesting forces with stunning artistic collaboration between Simmonds and Bidikar for an issue that is at once menacingly intriguing but also threaded with a deep sense of tragedy that reminds us of the cost of believing in the unbelievable... Read Full Review

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    DC Comics News - Derek McNeil Jul 26, 2021

    The Department of Truth #10 takes us further down the rabbit hole, and Tynion keeps digging it deeper than I ever imagined possible. Tynion's story is addictive and keeps me jonesing for my next monthly fix. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Forces Of Geek - Lenny Schwartz Jul 2, 2021

    The story by James Tynion IV is really great. Tynion really does a great job of scripting this to perfection. I very much enjoyed where we ended up by the end of the issue. I am intrigued to see if the quality stories on this book can possibly continue. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    You Don't Read Comics - Russ Bickerstaff Jun 30, 2021

    The world that Tynion is building is fascinating. It would really need to dive in to embrace the art a bit more to be totally satisfying in comic book format, but its solidly entertaining as is. Simmonds art really SHOULD be engaged by the script much more than Tynion is allowing for, though. Issue number ten seems to be merely scratching the surface of a strange and mysterious world of existential horror. Given the right fusion, the series could be brilliant.  Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Jun 30, 2021

    Simmonds has a mastery for delivering a mood and tone in a scene visually and the style of the art continues to be a highlight. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    ComicBook.com - Christian Hoffer Jun 30, 2021

    This issue deals with cryptids and how Bigfoot and his ilk are actually a lot more dangerous than what they let on. It's an interesting issue, one of the better books in this series. Read Full Review

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