The Enfield Gang Massacre #1

Writer: Chris Condon Artist: Jacob Phillips Publisher: Image Comics Release Date: August 9, 2023 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 8 User Reviews: 7
9.2Critic Rating
8.0User Rating

The THAT TEXAS BLOOD duo returns to Ambrose County, Texas with an all-new MINISERIES set 150 years in the past!
Gunslinging action meets dark frontier drama in this original Western thriller, as Montgomery Enfield and his gang of outlaws find themselves in the crosshairs of an aging Texas Ranger and a newborn county that's hungry for law.

  • 10
    Comic Watch - Dustin Gebel Aug 9, 2023

    With The Enfield Gang Massacre Condon and Phillips have once again proved themselves as one of the best duos in comics. Every bit of the Western spinoff/prequel delivers career-defining work, from the rich thematic narrative to the expressive linework and enrapturing coloring. This is a book that will hold a reader hostage and demand to be read over and over, and the audience will comply as every swath of color and flavorful bit of dialogue deserves to be etched into the mind. Maybe its true that everything is bigger in Texas, including egos, but never doubt for a second that Condon and Phillips deserve an ego fitting of the state after this debut issue. Read Full Review

  • 10
    ComicBook.com - Adam Barnhardt Aug 9, 2023

    This story knows exactly what it wants to be, and it executes that plan flawlessly. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Graphic Policy - Ricardo Denis Aug 9, 2023

    The Enfield Massacre #1 promises a whole new chapter in the world of Ambrose County, giving it a longer narrative reach while opening numerous doors for more stories spread throughout the location's history. Condon and Phillips are producing career-defining work here, and were lucky to be witnessing it one comic at a time. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Comical Opinions - Gabriel Hernandez Aug 10, 2023

    THE ENFIELD GANG MASSACRE #1 follows up the acclaimedThat Texas Bloodseries with a mesmerizing murder mystery set in the Old West. Condons talent for establishing memorable characters and an intriguing plot in the space of a single heartbeat is matched only by Phillipss cinematic art style. Read Full Review

  • 9.4
    Multiversity Comics - Matthew Blair Aug 11, 2023

    A great example of mythic storytelling mixed with the hard and brutal reality of the Old West where nobody is truly evil or truly good. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    AIPT - David Brooke Aug 8, 2023

    The Enfield Gang Massacregoes beyond what a Western is with an enticing mystery and key characters set up for a hell of a conflict. Maintaining that nobody is pure evil or good, readers will be excited to see how this shoot-em-up plays out. It's a touch early, but The Enfield Gang Massacrefeels like Eastwood Western with modern Bone Tomahawk edginess. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Lotusland Comics - Hank Rea Aug 11, 2023

    It's enthralling with illustrations right out of the old Western pulp comics. Well-paced and absorbing, if you're a fan of good Western storytelling this is for you. Read Full Review

  • 7.4
    Nerd Initiative - Hopsgeeknews Aug 9, 2023

    One of my favorite things as a kid was sitting down next to my grandfather and watching an old Western tale. The days of Clint Eastwood or John Wayne always running on his tv and the old good vs evil battle raging on in the middle of nowhere towns. Read Full Review

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