The Department of Truth #16

Writer: James Tynion IV Artist: Alison Sampson Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: February 23, 2022 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 12
8.2Critic Rating
7.1User Rating

Turn on, tune in, and drop out as ALISON SAMPSON (HIT-GIRL IN INDIA) enlists with the Department of Truth for a mind-altering dive into designer hallucinogens, MKUltra, and Lee Harvey Oswald's true motivations behind unlocking the hidden power of the human mind. The Eisner-nominated series continues its history-shattering guest arc here!

  • 10
    DC Comics News - Derek McNeil Mar 18, 2022

    In every issue of The Department of Truth, Tynion peels away another layer of the onion only to reveal a more intriguing and mysterious layer underneath. I am beginning to wonder how many layers are left. Are we nearing the innermost layer or barely scratching the surface? This is one of the most fascinating and addictive titles I have ever had the pleasure to read. Read Full Review

  • 8.8
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Feb 23, 2022

    Sampson delivers some beautifully trippy visuals throughout the issue. The style is perfect for this story and is ass visually jarring and challenging as the story. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    You Don't Read Comics - Russ Bickerstaff Feb 23, 2022

    There is a way to tie in protests with assassinations and the psychedelia of the 1960s that would have delved further into a fusion between horror and social consciousness. Tynion Lightly trips through vague references to many different things In an issue that plays out like a faintly haunting hallucination. The chapter couldve been more. Its too bad Tynion couldnt find the right edge to the fusion. Read Full Review

  • 7.0 - Christian Hoffer Feb 23, 2022

    While the comic's plot still suffers from the same issues I've harped on over and over again, the change up in art styles provides a breathe of fresh air for the comic. Read Full Review

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