The Dying and the Dead #3

Writer: Jonathan Hickman Artist: Ryan Bodenheim Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: September 2, 2015 Cover Price: $3.5 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 5
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The secret history of the sacred object everyone is racing to recover is revealed, and you won't believe where it will lead our heroes next.

The best new book of the year rambles on in THE DYING AND THE DEAD #3, The Unholy Machines of Progress.

  • 9.5
    Big Glasgow Comic Page - Joseph Nelson Sep 4, 2015

    Overall, I really enjoyed this book, but I do feel the long wait may have harmed the seamlessness of the overall arc. That said, this is almost the perfect jumping on point for new readers, as it sort of serves as a prologue to the previous two issues " just bear in mind that once you have tracked down the back issues, you then have to wait until next year to read the next instalment of The Dying and the Dead. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Resources - Jennifer Cheng Sep 4, 2015

    "The Dying and the Dead" #3 is part horror story, part Greek tragedy and part "Lord of the Rings," with the Bah al'Sharur playing the part of the One Ring. The plotting has a great combination of old tropes and new twists, wild daring and earnest outlook. That's good enough reason to have patience until the publication schedule is more regular in 2016. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Bastards - Steven E. Paugh Sep 2, 2015

    Still, The Dying and The Dead continues to be captivating storytelling in every regard. If you've been sleeping on it so far, you'd be forgiven for waiting until its 2016 comeback, and leave the waiting on bated breath for the rest of us suckers. Read Full Review

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